Sometimes, when they’re not too busy hosting/organizing a showcase of DMV-area talent* , local musicians like Alex Vans get a chance to perform solo at one of DC’s better-known music halls. Tuesday night, Vans will take the stage at the Velvet Lounge (915 U Street NW) at 8 p.m.
Vans is a self-proclaimed troubadour with a deep voice, simple lyrics and confident stage-presence. He lets the music speak for itself and doesn’t try to dominant a live performance with too much talk, akin to the likes of a young Bob Dylan.
For a sample of Vans’ work, check the video after the page break. Continue reading