Capital Rock & Roll


Please excuse the embryonic state of this effort to document the D.C. rock and roll scene. Currently, the Facebook page is kept much more up to date, as is the Instagram page if you dig squares.


H Street Festival Kick Off

September 21: Mickie & Mallory ♦ Company Calls

Help roXplosion and the Pie Shop kick off the H Street Festival Saturday afternoon. Free show! Mickie & Mallory and Company Calls are both high energy punk/blues trios, each with their own twist of rock & roll. Sets are at 2pm and 3pm, followed by more music all day long, inside and outside the Pie Shop.
Details on the Facebook
event page.

A roXplosion Presents: Kalypso Blue

September 27: Take the Cake

Kalypso's Sports Tavern in Reston kicks off the Kalypso Blue concert series with Take the Cake Band— everything from soulful oldies to modern songs on the radio with an R&B flair. Free show! Enjoy a Friday night of music and delicious food, stretched out on the historic Lake Anne Plaza.

Dangerous Sessions

October 6: Shagwüf ♦ The Courtland Experiment ♦ The Kerosene

Dangerous Sessions moves to a rare Sunday show, with psychedelic gutter glam from Shagwüf, genre crossing hard rockers The Courtland Experiment and heapin' hot portions of sweet rock & roll prepared by the Kerosene.
More info on the Facebook event page.
Or, skip the funny business and just get a ticket now!


More shows are being baked n' brewed, stay tuned for more announcements soon!

...home brew from a wooden cup

A photographic chronicle of the D.C. rock and roll scene... with a bit of flare and a little flair and pixels to spare like we just don't care.

Coming soon:


Please explore more of the roXplosion™ on the FaceBook and the Instagram. All the posts have the venues and the performers tagged... search for your favorites!

Still in the works: Twitter, Pinetrest, Flickr, Google+, Bebo, CafeMom, MySpace, Friendster, Foursquare, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Meetup, Tumblr, and of course... Tinder.

Important: roXplosion™ is not available for hire as a videographer, computer geek, butcher, baker, or candlestick maker. Seriously— no candles. No Windows 10. No weddings. No kidding.
For concert photography, however, roXplosion is available for hire. Big stages, small stages, indoors, outdoors, dive bars, posh venues, and promo shots. To contact roXplosion, please use Facebook or good 'ol email. Please do not send private messages on Instagram or Twitter (or Tinder), these are rarely checked.