Vim & Vigor

Vim & Vigor

The Young Birds

Thu November 29

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm


This event is all ages

Vim & Vigor - (Set time: 9:00 PM)
Vim & Vigor
Vim & Vigor is an ensemble pop-folk band from Washington, DC. With influences ranging from Amy Winehouse to Mumford & Sons to The Head and The Heart, Vim & Vigor produces a sound that is unique and earnest, with rich harmonies and layers of instrumentation.
The Young Birds - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
The Young Birds
The Young Birds hatched in the winter of 2014, when the lead singers of two DC-based bands, MJ McLaughlin (Hello Dharma) and Andy Valenti (Oh He Dead), migrated into the same flock. United by a love for bands like Wilco, Neil Young, Dr. Dog, Fleet Foxes, and 90's alt-rock, the two quickly realized they were birds-of-a-feather. They spent countless late nights writing songs together, and their friendship became more like a brotherhood.

The Young Birds chase a sound that nests somewhere between singer-songwriter folk and indie alt-rock, driven by luscious harmonies, stimulating lyrics, catchy hooks, and huge guitar riffs. In the summer of 2018, the two collected a band of DC friends and recorded their first EP, "Everybody is a Decoy," at Ivakota Recording Studio in Southeast DC. Showcasing the alternating leads of McLaughlin and Valenti, the EP is waiting in the wings for an early 2019 release.
Venue Information:
DC9 Nightclub
1940 9th St. NW
Washington, DC, 20001