Manchester Orchestra and The Front Bottoms Co-Headlining The Anthem This Weekend

By Abbie Ginis / November 20, 2018
Manchester Orchestra

The key to staying fresh is trying new things, stepping out of your comfort zone, and taking risks. For that reason Manchester Orchestra is one of the freshest bands out there.

In the past few years alone, they've released their sixth album, created a documentary about the making of said album, and scored one of the best and weirdest movies of 2016.

Their latest album, A Black Mile To The Surface features a sound that was born out the experiments with their soundtrack and score for Sundance cult smash Swiss Army Man (dir. The Daniels), where they were forbidden from using instruments. And so was born my personal favorite score of the year, featuring innovative, mystical, ethereal vocals and sounds that would not previously been associated with Manchester Orchestra.

While their latest is album is as grandiose as ever, there are new sounds that can likely be attributed to their experimental scoring debut. At the same time, there’s something for fans old and new on the new release. While still staying true to their rock sound, there are far more songs on this album that feel softer and more dialed back vocally, while still being experimental and exciting instrumentally.

Manchester Orchestra and The Front Bottoms are co-headlining The Anthem this Saturday. Grab your tickets while they’re still available!




Performance Details

Performance Details



Saturday, November 24, 2018

Doors: 6:00 PM

Show: 7:30 PM

The Anthem


901 Wharf Street SW

Washington, DC 20024

(Google Maps Link)

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Abbie Ginis

Abbie Ginis has been a music junkie for as long as she can remember. Hailing from Michigan (Go Blue!), she is eager to continue to explore and be immersed in the DMV music scene. When she's not at concerts, Abbie can be found at the movies or longingly ogling at puppies.