Kristin Hersh Electric Trio
740 Water Street SW
Washington, DC, 20024
Doors 6:00 PM / Show 7:00 PM
This event is all ages
Influential songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Kristin Hersh, leader of the indie rock band, Throwing Muses and the noise rock power trio, 50 Foot Wave, is on the road with her highly acclaimed Fire Records release, “Possible Dust Clouds.” The touring trio is a hard hitting super group: Fred Abong, bass player from Throwing Muses (who opens solo, promoting his new ep, “Pulsing”) and Rob Ahlers, drummer of 50 Foot Wave. These electric trio shows are loud, tight and intense, featuring material from across Kristin’s thirty year career.
“Kristin Hersh is a musical genius” — Huffington Post
“A fearless rock innovator” — New York Times
“Possible Dust Clouds finds a kind of euphoria in its state of emergency” — Financial Times
“Possible Dust Clouds reinforces that Kristin Hersh is not just persevering in the now but flourishing as she makes some of the finest music of her career” — The Vinyl District
“The work of an artist both singular and shape-shifting, always herself but never predictable” — Uncut
“The portal to Hersh’s carefully documented world of otherness” — Mojo
“A stunning, stealthy, faintly malevolent collection of songs” — Q
“Possible Dust Clouds is her finest body of work to date. Dazzling and always fantastically bewildering.” — Drowned In Sound
Fred Abong is a singer/songwriter and one time bass player for the influential art-punk band Throwing Muses and the Grammy nominated alt-rock band Belly.
Prior to that, Fred was active as a drummer and bass player in numerous bands centered on the Newport RI hardcore punk scene.
In addition to playing music, Fred earned his Ph.D in Humanities in 2016.