Accompanied by 7 additional musicians, Justin Trawick rocked DC’s 9:30 Club Friday (6/29) night peforming as The Justin Trawick Group. Donning worn Saucony shoes, ripped jeans, tattered tee and a engineer’s cap that’s probably got a story of its own to tell, Trawick led a bouyant band of musicians including such varied instruments as bongos, sax, upright bass and cello through an all too short set. Along with Future, the Justin Trawick Group was opening for Baltimore’s Basshound, but it was Trawick’s Arlington-based eight that stole the show. Trawick, who already has a following as a solo act in the DC area as evidenced by the jubilant fans singing along, showed true promise as he led the band through songs traversing folk rock, alt rock and hip hop. To get a sampling of the fun had this night, here’s a few video clips that capture moments in time for these rising stars.
Band members this night included Justin Trawick (Guitar, lead vocals), Junior Bryce (Tenor Sax), Kevin Espinosa (percussion), Will Reinhardt (Drums), Josh Himmelsbach (Electric Guitar), Jean Finstad (Upright Bass), Malik Starx (Rapper), Aurélie Shapiro (Cello).
- “Two Days”
- “Brick by Brick”
- “Blind Man”
- “To New Hampshire”
- “Kool Kids”
- “Just A Friend (Biz Markie)”
For more on Justin Trawick, visit http://www.justintrawick.com.
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