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Oh He Dead

Thursday, 20 Jun
08:00 PM


“...excellent voice, excellent sound, powerful lyrics, and beautiful harmonies.” - KEXP

“It’s as real as it gets. Now we’re cookin’.”- NPR

"...the new tracks by the band are catchy, danceable slices of funky soul-pop" - WXPN

"If you’re ready to fall head over heels in love with your next favorite band, Oh He Dead is here for you" -

"If you’re looking for a live show to help you feel happy, Oh He Dead is definitely for you." - Parklife DC

"CJ says, 'It’s sublime, funky, sexy-ass pop.' And boy, howdy is it." - V13

“Johnson’s voice is full of harsh rasp and reminiscent of a laid back Janis Joplin.” - RVA Magazine

"...a catchy, soulful groove that grows and grows with each play." - SOUL&JAZZ&FUNK

“...the sonics exemplify a dawning...begs its listeners to dance ” - Melodic Magazine

Washington DC’s Oh He Dead brings their funky, poppy rock vibes wherever they go. Led by CJ Bowlin’ Johnson and her golden pipes, the five-piece group includes lead guitarist Alex Salser, John Daise-on-the-bass (say it outloud), Adam Ashforth on drums, and ViRG on keys.  The close-knit crew is known for their contagious joy, and for putting on a hell of a live show as  Johnson “maneuvers her powerful voice — a combination of Stevie Nicks and Tracy Chapman” (Kojo Nnamdi) in rhythm with the band’s “sublime instrumentation” (NPR) and “infectious and soulful sound” (Washington Post).  Their third album, Ugly is out this spring.

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