Ring in the summer solstice a little early by celebrating ensconced in the underground darkness of The Whig, where the sun’s rays cannot even reach you for Bell’s Bright Night.
It’s another packed First Thursday on Main in Columbia.
Per online encyclopedia and criticism hub AllMusic, Washington’s Bikini Kill emerged in the early-’90s with “fiercely polemical and anthemic music [that] helped give rise to a newly empowered generation of women in rock, presaging the dominance female artists would enjoy throughout the decade.”
Jazz @ 701 kicks off its Sisters Singing Jazz series tonight at — where else? — 701 Whaley. The inaugural guest is Charleston’s Quiana Parler, who fronts the Gullah-interpreting funk band Ranky Tanky.