Calendar

Oct
16
Tue
JASON MASI
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JASON MASI

Jason Masi got his start with Richmond, VA based group, Jubeus, opening for acts like Blind Melon, Everclear, and SOJA and releasing two well received albums, “Two Tone Circles” 2004 and “Natural Mood” 2007, respectively. He stepped out as a solo artist in 2010, trading in the band’s roots-jam driven rock for a more acoustic soul/R&B songwriter approach.

Oct
17
Wed
SCOTT KURT
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SCOTT KURT

Scott Kurt grew up in America’s Rust Belt, and the grittiness of his roots is evident in every aspect of his music. From his debut album, “Ragged But Right”, recorded with his band Memphis 59, to his first solo effort “Down This Road”, he captures the essence of hard living, hard work and hard times in deeply personal lyrics delivered by a whiskey-tinged bar room voice wrapped up inside a whole lot of full-tilt country-rock guitar.

JIMMIE ALLEN ALBUM RELEASE PARTY
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

JIMMIE ALLEN ALBUM RELEASE PARTY

98.7 WMZQ is excited to host an album
release party for Jimmie Allen’s debut
album, “Mercury Lane!” at Farm Brew LIVE
on Wednesday, October 17 where
Jimmie will perform live!

Oct
18
Thu
MIKE RICHARDS
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MIKE RICHARDS

This acoustic alternative rock soloist, Mike Richards released his first live self-titled, 5-track EP back in August of 2015.
Based in Washington D.C., he has toured the country playing from coast to coast. Mike has been performing in rock bands and acoustically since the age of 14. His roots stem from a heavy influence of 90’s alternative mixed with some acoustic rock. His influences through the years have been the likes of Incubus, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Third Eye Blind, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Ed Sheeran, Prince, and The Beatles. He began this project after the split of The Offset, a former Washington DC based rock band that opened for the likes of The Wailers and Frankie Munoz’s band “You Hang Up”.

Since starting A Note Two Self, Mike has been signed to a small label based in Phoenix Arizona and has been performing around the nation for local clubs and festivals such as the Atlantic City Beer Festival with names such as the Dropkick Murphy’s and Streetlight Manifesto. He also performed in the 2017 Chicago IL and Columbia MD legs of Vans Warped Tour. His tour route for 2018 will include the final run of Vans Warped Tour, the Prescott Valley Fair in Phoenix AZ, and various other locations around the East Coast TBA.

Oct
19
Fri
CALEB HACKER
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CALEB HACKER

Caleb Hacker is a singer/songwriter born and raised in northern Virginia. His sound is a mash up of pop and soul that he delivers in his own unique style.

HERE’S TO THE NIGHT
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
HERE'S TO THE NIGHT

If a picture is truly worth a thousand words, then the memories and stories that a particular song can evoke are worth a million.

Hailing from Baltimore, MD, Here’s To The Night fully immerses listeners in a full-spectrum nostalgic 90s experience, with a song list comprised of some of the most fun and energetic songs from the era of chain wallets, flannel and slap bracelets. From start to finish, audiences are transformed back to their high school heyday, as the party vibe transcends the stage and makes its way to the dance floor. You’ll hear all the alt rock classics, one-hit wonders, hip hop legends, and pop gems that can be crammed into a single evening.

Be kind and rewind with Here’s To The Night.

Oct
20
Sat
HAYMARKET DAY
Oct 20 all-day

Join us in beautiful downtown Haymarket, Va. for Haymarket Day as we pour craft beers from the Beer Man tap truck! Admission is free. More details to come soon.

SHANE GAMBLE
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
SHANE GAMBLE

A Maryland native, Shane Gamble embodies what it means to be a working musician. Shane attacks his guitar with passion and sings jangly songs about the good times with a distinctly American feel. Close your eyes and imagine if Tom Petty or Bruce Springsteen were to emerge now on Country radio, then added a modern twist…that’s Shane.

JUSTIN TRAWICK
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Justin Trawick is a Virginia native born in Leesburg, VA and now residing in Arlington, VA close to Washington DC. His music ranges in styles from folk/bluegrass all the way to funk/hip hop. Justin’s lineup varies for each show and with instrumentation that includes: upright bass, electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin, banjo, saxophone, trumpet, cello, piano, harmonica, drums, and hand percussion.

SAM GROW
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
SAM GROW

Born and raised in Southern Maryland, Sam’s love of performing and connection with his fans continue to fill various venues. His powerful vocals and highly personal lyrics draw you into his songs as he tells stories of love, heartbreak, and life.

Oct
21
Sun
CATHY DITORO
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CATHY DITORO

Cathy is a DC-based singer-songwriter who has been singing from a young age and performing regularly around the DMV for almost 10 years. She is a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar primarily, but also piano and percussion.

She sings with local 80s favorites, The Legwarmers, and also fronts the high-energy, 6-piece ska band, Party Like It’s. She has her own original music project and will be releasing her first album in 2018.

She has played numerous venues, theaters, festivals, and sporting events, including a Japan tour in 2015.

An avid advocate for the DC music scene, Cathy started a nonprofit in 2017 called ProjectHERA. Its mission is to support, connect and empower women and girls in the music industry. Each year, she hosts the HERA music festival, a female-fueled, all ages, celebration of women in music.

She also works as a booking agent for bands and solo artists in and around DC.

DAVID THONG
Oct 21 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
DAVID THONG

David is seasoned musician and has been performing since he was 9 years old. His versatility in the local music scene has made him a house hold name in the DC area with influential styles of pop, rock, reggae, hip-hop, and indie. Though first and foremost a vocalist and rhythm guitar player, he also has performed drums, bass, and keys with various bands.

Oct
23
Tue
BRYAN FRATES
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BRYAN FRATES

Bryan Frates is a diverse singer/songwriter, music teacher, Songwriters Showcase host, and sports coach out of Southern MD. Bryan’s unique style stems from his love for folk, country, R&B, hip-hop, pop, and jazz music. With an admiration of artists like Martin Sexton, Amos Lee, Zac Brown, Lisa Hillary, Vance Gilbert, and Brandi Carlile, his tremendous vocals weave effortlessly throughout genres. Tying together elements of country and folk along with hip-hop and R&B, he has created a style that is truly his own. With his passion for music and song writing, he hopes to make a full time career out of something that he loves to do. Bryan’s original songs evoke images of family, friends, and the experiences of moving through the various stages of life.

Oct
24
Wed
LEXI JACKSON
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LEXI JACKSON

Lexi Jackson is an acoustic singer/song writer in the Northern Virginia/DC/Maryland area. She covers a wide variety of musical covers including country, rock, oldies, and jazz.

Oct
25
Thu
JOSH SOWDER
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JOSH SOWDER

Josh Sowder is a solo artist/singer/songwriter with a wide variety of music, playing genres from the 1950s to the 2000s.

THE REAGAN YEARS
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
THE REAGAN YEARS

The Reagan Years recreates the sounds of the 1980s; Five talented musicians with five diverse vocal abilities enables this group to replicate uncanny versions of the Pop, Rock, New Wave and Heavy Metal hits of the M-TV Era. Bon Jovi , Madonna, Devo, Joan Jett, Def Leppard, Duran Duran, Human League, Madonna, Guns ‘N Roses, A-Ha and ZZ-Top, the band covers all the mega-artists! You will sing along to every song! Since 1996, The Reagan Years has been delighting sold out crowds throughout the East Coast and entertaining 80’s events as far away as Hawaii and country of Panama. In 2015, The Reagan Years took their Baltimore 80’s party band to Europe and played Spain and Germany. This band pioneered the 80’s tribute concept and like any great idea, many have imitated it however none have replicated the magic of The Reagan Years.

Oct
26
Fri
ELI LEV
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ELI LEV

Born in Washington, D.C. and raised by the world, Eli Lev is a traveler, self-proclaimed folk hero, and a passionate musician. He translates his experiences from the road directly to the audience in his live performances, which feature a strong, soulful voice supported by beatboxing, harmonica, flute, and acoustic guitar loops. As an audience member, you can’t help but want to travel the world and hear him sing through the next adventure.

RYAN FORRESTER BAND
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
RYAN FORRESTER BAND

The Ryan Forrester Band will entertain with a variety of covers – Motown to Top-40 blended with Country & Rock.

Oct
27
Sat
FARM-O-WEEN PARTY
Oct 27 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 pm

Join HOT 99.5 & Elizabethany
on Saturday, October 27th
for a Halloween Party!

Join the party for your chance to win concert tickets & more!

Prizes include: First Prize: $2500 (sponsored by Iron Mountain);
Second Prize: $2000 (sponsored by US Foods); Third Prize: $500

SHANE HINES
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
SHANE HINES

Shane tours nationally with Corey Smith and Pat McGee as well as independently. His solo acoustic show is all about powerful vocals paired with a rockin’ guitar and can fill rooms both large and small. The band is a full on party!