5 Acts: February 2011

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Cloud Nothings - Understand At All

Those Dancing Days - I'll Be Yours

Yeasayer - I Remember

Esben & The Witch - Warparth

How To Dress Well - Suicide Dream 1

Saturday, February 26, 2011

reminder for tonight at The Red Palace:
Typefighter/Bridges And Powerlines/Pree

DC locals: go out tonight for an excellent show at The Red Palace - Typefighter, Bridges And Powerlines, and Pree. Doors open at 8:30, show starts at 9:30, tickets $8.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

last minute ticket giveaway:
BOBBY at 6th & I Historic Synagogue

BOBBY is a new project featuring Molly Sarle from Mountain Man, and their debut release is coming out this summer via Partisan Records. Currently they're on tour supporting The Low Anthem, and tonight both bands will be gracing the stage at the beautiful 6th & I Historic Synagogue in DC. If you'd like a chance to win a pair of tickets, e-mail me (5actsblog at gmail dot com) by 3pm ET with the subject "Sore Spores." Good luck!

Stream "Sore Spores" below. Love it!

Sore Spores by bobbytheband

BOBBY on MySpace

BOBBY on Facebook

BOBBY on The Hype Machine

BOBBY on Twitter

BOBBY on Partisan Records

More Dates:
02/25: First Unitarian Church Sanctuary - Philadelphia, PA
02/26: Brillobox - Pittsburgh, PA
02/28: Lincoln Hall - Chicago, IL
03/04: Old South Church - Boston, MA
03/05: Iron Horse Music Hall - North Hampton, MA (w/ DOM)
03/07: Space Gallery - Portland, ME
03/08: The Bowery Ballroom - New York, NY

Friday, February 18, 2011

Conquering Animal Sound


Teengirl Fantasy

Com Truise

Pale Sketcher

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Elite Gymnastics


Win Win


U.S. Royalty

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Pistol Disco


The Leaf Library

Rainbow Arabia


Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Craft Spells

Star Slinger

Warm Ghost

Autre Ne Veut

Young Galaxy

Saturday, February 12, 2011

ticket giveaway for Rock & Roll Hotel:
Abe Vigoda/Wild Nothing/Deleted Scenes

Another great triple bill and more tickets to give away. Deleted Scenes, Wild Nothing, and Abe Vigoda will all be playinbg some fantastic tunes on the stage this evening at Rock & Roll Hotel. Email me with the subject "Crush" at 5actsblog at gmail dot com today by 4pm if you'd like a shot at winning two free tickets. Good luck!

ticket giveaway for tonight:
Dinosaur Bones at Red Palace

Would you like win a pair of tickets to see Dinosaur Bones tonight at Red Palace? E-mail me at 5actsblog at gmail dot com with the subject "My Divider" by 2pm today. Also playing is Snowmine and The Postelles. Doors open at 8:30, show starts at 9:30, tickets $12.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Lucy Swann

Mint Julep

Telepathic Teddy Bear

Secret Cities

Cut Copy

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Rock & Roll Hotel ticket giveaway:
Blackbird Blackbird / Braids / Baths

Friday night Rock & Roll Hotel is going to be an amazing place to be for live music - Blackbird Blackbird, Braids, and Baths. Doors open at 8:30 and the show starts at 9:30. If you'd like a shot at going for free, email me at 5actsblog at gmail dot com with the subject "Native Speaker" by 3pm tomorrow. Good luck!

Wednesday, February 09, 2011




Yellow Ostrich


Tuesday, February 08, 2011

La Sera

Alex Winston

Allo Darlin'

Ivan & Alyosha

Smith Westerns

Monday, February 07, 2011

show reminder / vinyl giveaway:
Deerhoof - Deerhoof Vs. Evil

Deerhoof is headlining tonight at 9:30 Club with openers Chain And The Gang and Ben Butler And Mousepad. Doors open 7:00 and the show starts around 8:00. To celebrate, I'm giving away a vinyl copy of Deerhoof's latest album available via Polyvinyl. If you don't have it for your collection yet and desperately need it, e-mail me at 5actsblog at gmail dot com with the subject "Deerhoof Vs. Evil." Contest ends at 6:00 pm ET. Good luck!

ticket giveaway for tonight:
Oberhofer at Rock & Roll Hotel

Oberhofer is playing tonight with Xylos and Tapes 'n Tapes at Rock & Roll Hotel. Wanna try to win free tickets? E-mail me by 3pm ET with the "Oberhofer" as the subject - 5actsblog at gmail dot com.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Wolf Feet

Light Asylum

Keep Shelly In Athens



Thursday, February 03, 2011

Beth Ditto

The Glass