2015 is shaping up to be an even bigger year than the last, with a cross-country tour , appearances at major summer music festivals and a new album in the works. But Monica Martin is still getting used to the attention.
With Helm and her backing band, The Handsome Strangers, heading to Gypsy Sally’s on Sunday, we’ve rounded up other musicians’ kids who are coming to the area in the coming months with their own projects.
Joey Doubek and Ashley Arnwine have been playing music together on and off for a decade — first as members of the D.C.-based punk duo Ingrid, and more recently as the Philadelphia-based punk duo Pinkwash.
The primary songwriter of local experimental rock band Paperhaus, Alex Tebeleff has been trying to help usher in a new musical era in D.C. — one that respects its storied past but is also enthusiastic about the art of the present.