Feed for http://ladyhatchet.com/ News Feed for http://ladyhatchet.com/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:33:28 +0000 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.1 (http://framework.zend.com) http://ladyhatchet.com/ misforbes@hotmail.com (Kristin Forbes aka Lady Hatchet) Kristin Forbes aka Lady Hatchet Lady Hatchet playing with Strykers Posse: Sistren In Power for People's Fest, 7/20! Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:38:03 +0000 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/lady-hatchet-playing-with-strykers-posse-sistren-in-power-for-peoples-fest-720_1341 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/lady-hatchet-playing-with-strykers-posse-sistren-in-power-for-peoples-fest-720_1341 THIS SATURDAY! Be sure not to miss Lady Hatchet on lead guitar as a member of Strykers Posse: Sistren In Power at the 25th annual People's Fest in Wilmington, DE! Not only are they they ONLY all-female, roots reggae crew anywhere, but they are bad as hell... Stykers hit around 5pm!

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Bonnets on Artscape's MAIN STAGE, 7/21, opening for THE ENGLISH BEAT! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:17:13 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-on-artscapes-main-stage-721-opening-for-the-english-beat_1340 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-on-artscapes-main-stage-721-opening-for-the-english-beat_1340 THE SCOTCH BONNETS TOURING TO WESTERN CANADA FOR THE VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FEST! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Tue, 04 Jun 2019 03:57:25 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/the-scotch-bonnets-touring-to-western-canada-for-the-victoria-ska-reggae-fest_1339 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/the-scotch-bonnets-touring-to-western-canada-for-the-victoria-ska-reggae-fest_1339 Around the way girl plays 60+ shows this summer! Fri, 24 May 2019 00:21:46 +0000 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/around-the-way-girl-plays-60-shows-this-summer_1338 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/around-the-way-girl-plays-60-shows-this-summer_1338 Hey everyone! Hope you're all having a lovely spring. Man, I'll tell ya: every year around March, I freak out that I'm not going to have enough work over the summer (this year especially!). So, I start emailing everyone on my contact list, saying yes to every gig that comes my way. And, at some point, I look at my calendar and realize, "Shit, I've overbooked myself again!"

Between now and September 15, I'm gonna play OVER 60 GIGS!!! I'm really not sure how I'm going to do it, but I'm sure I'll have fun. A lot of them are with The Scotch Bonnets, as we are about to embark on a tour to Western Canada for the Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival. Other highlights include:

- two sets with two different bands (Strykers Posse: Sisdren in Power and The Players Band) at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, opening for Toots & the Maytals!!!

- three gigs on the water at Nick's Fish House with The Players Band (always one of my favorite summer gigs)!

- nine gigs with Olivia & the Mates at The Bullpen outside Nationals Stadium!

- EIGHTEEN farmers market gigs at various markets in DC, as well as some new markets in Northern Virginia!

- a rare solo acoustic gig at the Baltimore Museum of Industry

There are so many chances to see me play music this summer, so check the shows page and come on out!

 

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So many shows my head's gonna explode!!! Mon, 11 Jun 2018 20:04:33 +0000 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/so-many-shows-my-heads-gonna-explode_1332 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/so-many-shows-my-heads-gonna-explode_1332 Happy spring, everybody!!! Man, instead of playing with chickens, reading, riding bikes, and gardening, I've just been gigging my face off! And it looks like this trend will continue into the summer. I'm not complaining; these are good problems to have. It just means, as per usual, I won't get to spend as much with friends as I'd like. So, do me a favor, come see me at one of the many, many gigs I've got listed on my shows page. I'll be so psyched that I'll give you a great, big hug. Music and hugs from Hatchet, what more could you want this summer? Cetainly not sun (note to the weather gods: NO MORE RAIN!!!).... 

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BONNETS BACK SPECIALS LEAD GUITARIST RODDY RADIATION AT SUPERNOVA SKA FEST, US CLUB DATES!!! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Fri, 02 Mar 2018 02:29:49 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-back-specials-lead-guitarist-roddy-radiation-at-supernova-ska-fest-us-club-dates_1331 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-back-specials-lead-guitarist-roddy-radiation-at-supernova-ska-fest-us-club-dates_1331 Beat the winter blues with a pair of local shows (from The Scotch Bonnets) Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:14:45 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/beat-the-winter-blues-with-a-pair-of-local-shows_1330 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/beat-the-winter-blues-with-a-pair-of-local-shows_1330 Holiday Hatchet in full effect! Fri, 01 Dec 2017 02:21:02 +0000 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/holiday-hatchet-in-full-effect_1329 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/holiday-hatchet-in-full-effect_1329 It's that time of year again! Time for Lady Hatchet to haul out the holiday hits for your seasonal enjoyment. Here's a quick list of places you can catch your girl with all her secular goodness (more details can be found on the event page):

 

12/6: Hatchet Night at Waterfront Hotel

12/9: Columbia Heights Farmers Market

12/12: Conductor Pablo Fiasco's Reggae Sweatshop (Hatchet will be jamming as well as spinning choice cuts from her Christmas vinyl collection!)

12/14: Crooked Beat Holiday Party

 

Ho ho hooray!

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Birthday Romp benefiting AFSP with The Pietasters and The Scotch Bonnets! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:30:07 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/birthday-romp-benefiting-afsp-with-the-pietasters-and-the-scotch-bonnets_1328 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/birthday-romp-benefiting-afsp-with-the-pietasters-and-the-scotch-bonnets_1328 Next week starts The Scotch Bonnets' Halloween FEST Tour!!! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:15:36 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/next-week-starts-the-scotch-bonnets-halloween-fest-tour_1327 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/next-week-starts-the-scotch-bonnets-halloween-fest-tour_1327 WORLD PREMIER of the Bonnet's "Go, Adrian!" video, fall tour dates revealed! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:04:36 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/world-premier-of-the-bonnets-go-adrian-video-fall-tour-dates-revealed9_1326 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/world-premier-of-the-bonnets-go-adrian-video-fall-tour-dates-revealed9_1326 Bonnets kick off Adams Morgan Day Fest, 9/10! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Wed, 30 Aug 2017 17:01:33 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-kick-off-adams-morgan-day-fest-910_1325 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-kick-off-adams-morgan-day-fest-910_1325 Bonnets with Chris Murray, 8/1 @ Villian & Saints! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:17:33 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-with-chris-murray-81-villian-saints_1324 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/bonnets-with-chris-murray-81-villian-saints_1324 9:30 with Olivia & the Mates, Artscape with The Players, and then some! Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:00:47 +0000 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/930-with-olivia-the-mates-artscape-with-the-players-and-then-some_1323 http://ladyhatchet.com/news/930-with-olivia-the-mates-artscape-with-the-players-and-then-some_1323 July's looking to be an extremely busy month for Ms. Hatchet!!! 
(yeah, gang. Rather than speak about myself in the third-person, lemme just rattle off the laundry list of things I've got going on:)

After a week of volunteering at Girls Rock! DC, not only will my campers be playing 9:30 that morning, but then I will be playing that night with Olivia & the Mates, as part of Phazefest. What a trip that will be!

The Players Band are back at Artscape! Hopefully it won't be too hot (yeah, RIGHT...).

I'm coming of drummer hiding again to play with Truth Tables at the Depot!

The Bonnets are back in the studio in the middle of the month to finish our upcoming album, as well as playing a few shows here and there.

Got a whole slew of solo farmers markets gigs, too.

Check out all my dates here.

Gotta keep running. Love ya all!
-k

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Supernova Ska Fest THIS WEEKEND! (from The Scotch Bonnets) Thu, 25 May 2017 15:04:40 +0000 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/supernova-ska-fest-this-weekend_1322 http://thescotchbonnets.com/news/supernova-ska-fest-this-weekend_1322