Christy Lynn Band

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Christy Barrett and Ryan Schilling have been writing award winning roots music and hitting the highway together for the better part of a decade, performing for audiences in bustling cities and sleepy countryside towns. After leaving California in 2015, Christy Lynn and Ryan Schilling landed in Asheville, an idyllic location with a rich musical history. Together, the Christy Lynn Band draws inspiration from all across the spectrum, from classic languid country and folk to classic rock. They’ve taken those influences and distilled them into their own unique sound that seamlessly fuse soulful alt-country music with a healthy dash of rock & roll.

Lindsay Diles

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Lindsay Diles is the lead singer in The DC Transit Band, a high-energy cover band performing at weddings and events featured across the greater DC metropolitan area.  With over 20 years of experience, her featured venues include the National Mall, Entertainment and Sports Arena, and Capitol One Arena.  In addition to performing acoustically, using her piano and voice to inspire and empower others, she has performed the National Anthem for the Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics and Capital City Go-Go. She is honored to have the opportunity to share her passion for music and singing with everyone she has the pleasure of coming in contact with.

Abbie Palmer

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Abbie Palmer has been a performing, composing, and recording harper since 1999. Abbie attended college at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia and graduated in 2010 with degrees in Classical harp performance and music therapy. Abbie has performed genres of Classical/orchestral, jazz, rock/pop, and her primary focuses are original/singer-songwriter and Celtic/folk music.

Amy Gerhartz

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Amy Gerhartz is an independent Singer-Songwriter, Keynote Speaker, Mindset Coach and Corporate Trainer who believes in empowering audiences to take control of their lives, so they can become the best versions of themselves. She has toured across the United States, recorded 6 musical albums, opened up for/shared the stage with national acts, lent her voice to various commercial projects, and has been nominated for multiple awards.

Halloween Party! Game Night & Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Charles McCullough

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Charles McCullough is a wayfaring troubadour who is embarked on an everlasting musical ramble. Over the years and miles, Charles has performed at untold fairs, festivals, clubs, pubs, and house parties. He draws inspiration from the bedrock of hard folk, country, blues, and rock ‘n roll. His music channels the cosmic echoes of dark honky tonks, smoky carnival tents, distant radio signals, and minstrel spirit animals. In the past three years, Charles has garnered a Gold Award and two Finalist Awards in the Songwriters Association of Washington Mid-Atlantic Song Contest.

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Elemental Alibi

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

More than just your average acoustic duo, Elemental Alibi is a musical experience. With a lifetime of performance experience, Carl and Danielle offer a fantastic mix of professionalism and talent. Trading vocals and styles, they move from one genre to another, recreating hits of today and classics from decades past flawlessly. 

Justin Suede

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Justin Suede is a six-string slingin’ artist which brought him to Nashville in 2018. His original work is filled with heavy, dark, and whiskey aged stories - belted with conviction through the voice of a weathered soul. Shortly after receiving a recording contract for his debut EP, Justin moved to Alexandria, Virginia in 2021, where he currently resides when he's not on the road.

Brent Funkhouser

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Brent Funkhouser’s brand of achingly uplifting songwriting was born out of the river bends and mountain hollows of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. His style of songwriting displays influence from classics like Tom Petty, americana contemporaries like Jason Isbell, and Texas/red dirt songsters like Turnpike Troubadours, filtered through his own original voice. The singer-songwriter has travelled up and down the east coast to perform to attentive audiences, opening for award-winning artists such as Judy Collins and Phil Vassar in the process.

Elevado

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Elevado is a singer-songwriter duo composed of dual baritones, Brad Rhodes (vocals, piano, guitar) and Brent Shuttleworth (vocals, guitar). Both were independent, national touring artists that combined forces in Northern Virginia at the head of the 2020 quarantine. Their inspiration is drawn from their favorite artists, writers and teachers expanding beyond the music industry: Eckhart Tolle, Brené Brown, Damien Rice, Jon Bellion, and many more. Their sound is grounded in dynamic and vulnerable lyrics brought to life by the colorful exploration of melody crafted within transcendent musical landscapes.

Football All Day

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Palace Drag Show

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

The Palace is the premier variety and drag show of Northern Virginia, showcasing artists from every corner of the DMV. Performances are bimonthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Tickets are $15 at the door, cash or Venmo. (With your ticket you may pick a free drink or appetizer)

Open Mic Night Wednesdays – Hosted by Tejas Singh

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tejas Singh is a singer/songwriter based out of Northern, VA. Tejas’ sound mixes elements from singer/songwriters like John Mayer and Ben Harper with strong vocals, genre-bending, pop focused melodies and instrumental hooks.  Tejas’ original music is now steaming on Apple Music, Spotify and everywhere!

Annie Stokes

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Annie Stokes is a dark Americana songstress and folk lyricist from the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Virginia. Raised on musical theater and her mom's oldies, she began writing poetry and short stories at a young age. When she picked up a guitar at age 20, everything clicked, and she fulfilled her destiny of becoming an emotional millennial troubadour.

Old Town Tradition

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Playing their own blend of Bluegrass, Folk, Blues and Americana Roots music, Old Town Tradition has been entertaining DC area audiences for many years. From the historic Tiffany Tavern in Alexandria VA to Gypsy Sally's in Georgetown, Old Town Tradition has been picking their high energy string music with delight. The band features Brian Renzella on guitar, Marlo Lewis on mandolin, Pam Ferguson on fiddle, Evan Sands on banjo, and John Werntz on bass.

Scotch Tasting

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

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King Street Bluegrass

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

King Street Bluegrass are 2021 Wammie award finalists, with blues, folk, and country influences. Although based in DC, the members have rural, farm and coal miner family roots, from the mountains of West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Southern Virginia. They have been entertaining audiences with familiar bluegrass, country, Americana and original tunes since 2008.

Football All Day

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Chris Rentch

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

As a child, Chris woke up every morning in his hometown of Annandale, VA listening to the sounds of country music radio on WMZQ, 98.7. Influenced at this early age by classic country musicians such as Willie Nelson, George Strait, George Jones and Merle Haggard, Chris began to learn guitar at age 13. By 17 he was teaching himself to play and sing the songs of his country music heroes.

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Elemental Alibi

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

More than just your average acoustic duo, Elemental Alibi is a musical experience. With a lifetime of performance experience, Carl and Danielle offer a fantastic mix of professionalism and talent. Trading vocals and styles, they move from one genre to another, recreating hits of today and classics from decades past flawlessly. 

Carmelle Levia

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Carmelle Levia is a musician and a peace warrior. She is a tri-lingual world traveler and a passionate vegan. Her musical inspiration is drawn from various mystical traditions from around the world, including Sufi Quawalli music, Hindu devotional music (bhajans), Native American medicine music, reggae, and music coming from the Jewish mystical tradition (aka the Kabbalah). Carmelle believes all mystical traditions point to love, compassion, harmony, humility and respect.

No Part of Nothin’

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

No Part of Nothin’ plays bluegrass and classic country songs featuring tight harmonies, great stories, original songwriting, and virtuoso lead work by some of the region’s best bluegrass pickers. This band is everywhere, from festival stage to local clubs and restaurants, plus airplay on Bluegrass Country Radio, The Bluegrass Jamboree, and WAMU's Open Mic Program. . They were named a Wammie (Washington Area Music Award) 2021 finalist for best bluegrass band, and were also nominated as finalists in 2020.

JM Stevens

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

The West Point, Mississippi native grew up against a backdrop of competing priorities. Stevens’ father was a small-town lawyer, and his mother was an accomplished church singer and pianist. When Stevens was in high school, his older brother Rogers was selling millions of records as guitarist for Blind Melon. Guess which career path won out for JM? In a bid for spontaneity, Stevens knocked out the basic tracks for Invisible Lines, his solo debut, with bassist Andrew Duplantis (Son Volt, Bob Mould, Meat Puppets) and drummer George Duron (Roky Erickson, Jon Dee Graham, Dumptruck) in just one day. Critics say this album recalls records from the Jayhawks, Drive-by Truckers and Uncle Tupelo.

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Chuck Bowley & James Bandini

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

DMV native Chuck Bowley has been performing solo and in several bands around the area for over 20 years. Raised on classic rock radio, Chuck performs your favorite hits from the 60’s all the way to today, with his own twist. Long Island born James Bandini has been playing music since the third grade where he picked up an upright bass and never looked back. He is now a sophomore at Belmont University in Nashville, TN where he is focusing on his studies and playing and touring with local Nashville artists on a regular basis.

Tejas Singh and Friends

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tejas Singh is a singer/songwriter based out of Northern, VA. Tejas’ sound mixes elements from singer/songwriters like John Mayer and Ben Harper with strong vocals, genre-bending, pop focused melodies and instrumental hooks.  Tejas’ original music is now steaming on Apple Music, Spotify and everywhere!

Chuckie D. Duo

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Chuckie moved around Tennessee and Kentucky in his early years. Always interested in music, in the 80's he joined Turley Richard and the Numbers and regionally toured with the band for a few years. After Turley retired, the band became The Score and continued to tour for 2 more years. Chuck was scouted by an agent out of Memphis and offered a house gig with the band MVP at Capt Bilbo's and he remained there until the club was torn down. He took the nucleus of that band and joined the National Artist Agency and toured nationally until 1998. Since moving to the greater Washington area he has headed up the Mystery Machine DMV Band, bringing the funk to the funkless, and the party to those who forgot how. Chuckie will be joined by Giovanni Hernandez on Lead Guitar and Vocals.

Football All Day

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Musician Showcase featuring Hannah Grace Kelly

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Hannah Grace Kelly is a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Her new music is in the process of being created now. Kelly grew up in suburban Tennessee, but you won’t consider her songs simple country music. She writes from the point of view of a girl-next-door, and marries it to her soulful, raw voice. With a bubbly attitude, slight edge, and a heart of gold, Kelly is a force to be reckoned with. Organic as it gets, she’s bringing back the roots of rock, the passion in pop, and the story-telling in country.

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Dave Mascatello

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Dave Mascatello is a musician whose music has been described as medicine for the soul. With influences mostly from rock music, he blends a style that is wholly unique to him, sharing his experiences and journeys along the way. Dave has hosted open mic nights in the Northern Virginia Area for over 10 years and is well known in the area for supporting local talent.

Sol Roots Duo

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Sol Roots performs a mix of raw funk, deep blues, energetic rock, greasy soul, and hypnotic grooves. Sol is a guitarist and vocalist who has toured with many roots, funk, blues and soul legends around the world as a part of Music Maker Revue. Sol has shared the stage with acts such as Jon Cleary, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk, The Wood Brothers, Sonny Landreth, Robert Randolph, Eric Lindell, Roosevelt Collier, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Victor Wainwright, Booker T Jones, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Shemekia Copeland, Jackie Greene and many more. Paying homage to the greats, and with a love of Universal Music as the guiding light, Sol steps out on a path with his own unique, powerful voice and a talented band of musicians.

Rick Landers and Heartland

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Rick Landers - vocals/guitar; and Heartland (Ron Goad - backup vocals/percussion; John Werntz - bass; and Jim Nagle - dobro) perform mostly originals and a few select covers. Rick was recently invited to record at Cabin Studios, owned by Les Thompson (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band co-founder with Jackson Browne). His original song "Angel on the Wing" recently (2021) won a Songwriters of Washington Award. Rick also publishes Guitar International Magazine (2005 to 2022) and has interviewed legends of the guitar; Les Paul, Slash, Jose' Feliciano; songwriter Jimmy Webb, Buddy Guy and many more; most recent: Eric Gales, Mark Warner (Grand Funk); Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds); and John Hall (Orleans).

Evan Ross

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Evan grew up in a house full of music and gained a healthy appreciation for the Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown, Elton John, Bob Dylan, and CSNY. Later he started finding his own way musically, finding artists that would shape his tastes like U2, REM, The Cure, New Order, and Prince. It wasn’t until 1994, though, when he first picked up a guitar after hearing “Definitely Maybe” by Oasis. The guitar sat quietly while life got in the way, but after many years he finally found the resolve to start playing music again. Evan will play tunes by the artists that shaped him and hopefully leave an audience thinking “I forgot how much I love that song.

Football All Day

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

MUSICIAN SHOWCASE Featuring Jon Watson

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Receiving honorable mentions in both Northern Virginia Rhythm and Maryland’s Music Monthly as a local solo acoustic performer in the mid-90s, Jon headed west in 97 where he met musicians from around the country and formed the San Diego-based band “Southbound Jonny” After fronting the high energy country rock and blues band for nearly 2 decades. Playing around the southwest and opening for acts such as Hal Ketchum and Dwight Yoakam. Virginia’s native son has returned home and back to his roots as a solo acoustic performer. Jon’ mix of 80s 90s country, americana, classic rock and blues is a subtle blend of vocal and acoustic harmony, fed by the energy in just about any room he seems to find himself in.

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Elemental Alibi

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

More than just your average acoustic duo, Elemental Alibi is a musical experience. With a lifetime of performance experience, Carl and Danielle offer a fantastic mix of professionalism and talent. Trading vocals and styles, they move from one genre to another, recreating hits of today and classics from decades past flawlessly.

Emily Hall

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Emily Hall is a D.C. based singer-songwriter who embodies the mission of songwriting as medicine for the modern world. Her ethereal vocals and intriguing lyrics draw listeners deep through an eclectic blend of progressive folk-rock with meditative undertones. Imbued with a deep love of Eastern spirituality and the healing arts, Emily’s music seeks to help listeners find light in their own shadow. This powerful symbiosis has fostered deep connections with her growing fan base in the burgeoning conscious music community. As an emerging leader in the DC music scene, Emily has played a series of sold-out performances at local venues including the Pocket at 7 Drum City, yoga and wellness centers including the Center for Mindful Living, and festivals including FlowJam.

Laura Farrell

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Laura is a talented singer/songwriter living in the DC Area and has performed across the country with her acoustic duo 'Brave Like Us'. She has gained notoriety with her powerful vocals and lively performances. Currently Laura plays venues all around the DC Metro area covering all your favorite hits and some classics too.

Lucas Mason

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Lucas Mason reimagines covers you know from the 70’s to today and introduces you to ones you don’t. Rooted in Blues and reaching for the funk, Lucas always delivers layered acoustic and electric sets that remember cigarettes in bars, American cars, and whiskey. Smooth harmonies and tight loop work help Lucas dig in and help you groove, vacate, and relax.

Football All Day

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Palace Holiday Drag Show

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

The Palace is the premier variety and drag show of Northern Virginia, showcasing artists from every corner of the DMV. Performances are bimonthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Tickets are $15 at the door, cash or Venmo. (With your ticket you may pick a free drink or appetizer)

Open Mic Night Wednesdays – Hosted by Tejas Singh

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tejas Singh is a singer/songwriter based out of Northern, VA. Tejas’ sound mixes elements from singer/songwriters like John Mayer and Ben Harper with strong vocals, genre-bending, pop focused melodies and instrumental hooks.  Tejas’ original music is now steaming on Apple Music, Spotify and everywhere!

Jillian Matundan and Friends

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Jillian Matundan is an award-winning, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter living in Northern Virginia. Her music and style are a blend of her favorite acoustic, rock, indie, and folk influences and inspirations. She's been winning audiences with her deft and percussive guitar style, soothing vocals, and her warm, unassuming, and self-deprecating stage presence. Born and raised in New York State, she fell in love with classical music when she began taking violin lessons at the age of three. Jillian trained on piano, flute, and even sitar-but is self-taught on all the other instruments she plays (guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, string bass, and a host of other random instruments). She took a fifteen-year hiatus from writing and performing music but encouraged by friends and fellow songwriters, Jillian began playing solo at local open mics in January 2019, sharing songs she had only started writing a few months before and has been on a tear ever since, winning six Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Awards.

Pictrola

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Pictrola's members first played together as a group at the Delfest Academy 2017. The band strives to incorporate modern themes into traditional bluegrass, bringing elements from blues, swing, jazz, and rock into unique covers and originals. Pictrola recently won the Watermelon Park band Competition in 2022 and will be opening the festival in 2023! Josh Ungar: Mandolin, Mike Shade: Guitar, Evan Sands: Banjo, Dan Henderson: Fiddle and Taylor Gerber: Bass

Free Flowing Musical Experience Holiday Bash

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Scott Fallon, Gregg Park, and John David Coppola make up the interactive musical adventure known as The Free Flowing Musical Experience, “Alexandria’s Legendary Acoustic Jam Band.” The “Relix Magazine Jam Off” award winners aim to capture the diversity of their influences and expand upon each song as an improvisational journey into what can be found on the other end. Rock, folk, country, blues, jazz, and original material is what makes up the Free Flowing Musical Experience catalog. With close to 5000 Facebook fans, FFME has become a regular at some of the area’s most legendary clubs, including The Birchmere, The State Theatre, & The BrightBox Theatre.

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

MUSICIAN SHOWCASE – Featuring Caitlin Fernandez

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Made in Texas, grown in Florida, and playin' in Virginia — that's Caitlin Fernandez. Currently based in Harrisonburg and Fairfax, Virginia, Fernandez is a vocalist and guitarist breaking into the music scene this year. With musical influences ranging from Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash to Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, Caitlin continues to be inspired by all the classic and current stars in the country music world. As an artist, she is on a mission to find her voice, share her passion for storytelling, and bring people together through the joy and healing power of music. Fernandez is going into her senior year as a Graphic Design major and Creative Writing minor at James Madison University.

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Elemental Alibi

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

More than just your average acoustic duo, Elemental Alibi is a musical experience. With a lifetime of performance experience, Carl and Danielle offer a fantastic mix of professionalism and talent. Trading vocals and styles, they move from one genre to another, recreating hits of today and classics from decades past flawlessly.

Pop Into Christmas Show Featuring Tejas Singh and Cathy DiToro

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tejas Singh is a singer/songwriter based out of Northern, VA. Tejas’ sound mixes elements from singer/songwriters like John Mayer and Ben Harper with strong vocals, genre-bending, pop focused melodies and instrumental hooks. Cathy is a DC-based singer-songwriter who has been singing from a young age and performing regularly around the DMV for almost 10 years. She is a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar primarily, but also piano and percussion.

Classical Christmas Show Featuring Munit Mesfin and Cristian Perez

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Ethiopian-American vocalist Munit Mesfin and Argentine-American guitarist Cristian Perez bring soulful renditions of jazz standards, oldies and pop songs. Munit is an Ethiopian singer and songwriter best known for working in a duo with German vocalist and guitarist Jӧrg Pfeil. She sings in her mother tongue Amharic and English, with inspiration from traditional Ethiopian songs. Some of her music includes vocalization without words. Cristian weaves together genres from throughout the world with a strong foundation in classical, jazz and South American music. He was an Artist in Residence at Strathmore for the class of 2014-2015.

Closed For Christmas

We will be closed: Saturday, December 24, 2022, Christmas Eve; Sunday, December 25, 2022, Christmas Day; Monday, December 26, 2022

MUSICIAN SHOWCASE – Featuring Skyler Foley

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Skyler Foley is a folk-rock singer-songwriter based in Burke, Virginia. Her influences include the Mountain Goats, Mitski, and Kimya Dawson.

Open Mic Night Wednesdays – Hosted by Tejas Singh

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tejas Singh is a singer/songwriter based out of Northern, VA. Tejas’ sound mixes elements from singer/songwriters like John Mayer and Ben Harper with strong vocals, genre-bending, pop focused melodies and instrumental hooks.  Tejas’ original music is now steaming on Apple Music, Spotify and everywhere!

Jamie Rose

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Jamie Rose is a 24 year-old guitarist, singer/songwriter and performer whose goal with his music is to create an atmosphere in which he and the listeners can feel at peace and free together in harmony. He plays music of all different genres from the 50s to the 2020s with his goal being “to break down barriers between generations of people, to get the older crowd going with songs by the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd and then have them still digging the music by the time we get to playing Justin Bieber. And vice versa with the younger crowd.” Jamie also performs his original music which touches on rock and roll, R&B, Americana, and hip hop music. With his energetic stage presence and his eclectic repertoire of songs. Jamie is sure to get those who listen into the groove.

Justin Suede

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Justin Suede is a six-string slingin’ artist which brought him to Nashville in 2018. His original work is filled with heavy, dark, and whiskey aged stories - belted with conviction through the voice of a weathered soul. Shortly after receiving a recording contract for his debut EP, Justin moved to Alexandria, Virginia in 2021, where he currently resides when he's not on the road.

New Year’s Eve Bash Featuring Some People Call Me Maurice

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Ticketed Event: 8:30-12:00; Some People Call me Maurice (SPCMM) came together to provide roots-rock music largely forgotten by other bands. Think: The Band meets Van Morrison and they go out to Stephen Stills' house and listen to Train while grilling some ribs with the Barenaked Ladies. This musical potluck truly describes what the band is all about. SPCMM plays a mix of popular rock cover songs from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. And beautiful vocal harmonies, a superb acoustic sound, and a knack for playing the right song at the right time really set this band apart from the rest. Fans of Classic/Rock, Americana & Roots music will enjoy a fun-filled evening of great music! SPCMM consists of Robert Torres (Bass/Vocals), Sarah Hunt (Vocals/Percussion) and Steve Schmitt (Guitar/Vocals); three people who are passionate about music and have all been performing professionally for years

Rose Bowl Game

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

YellowTieGuy

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Daniel, Jamie, Kyle, and Eric of YellowTieGuy get together in person for their first live performance together since 2019. Slated to release its third studio album in 2023, YellowTieGuy is the D.C. area's Alternative Rock Discount Super Group, with members consisting of Crooked Crow, The Dreamscape Project, and Copper Sails performing original music that is almost as good as your favorite band!

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Elemental Alibi

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

More than just your average acoustic duo, Elemental Alibi is a musical experience. With a lifetime of performance experience, Carl and Danielle offer a fantastic mix of professionalism and talent. Trading vocals and styles, they move from one genre to another, recreating hits of today and classics from decades past flawlessly.

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Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Jeff Smith is a musical raconteur, whose poetic lyrics paint common experiences and filtered memories with a tender or playful brush. Singing in a honey-drenched Appalachian drawl, multi-instrumentalist Smith lays down a brew of what he calls a funky kind of country blues folk pop rock stomp. Sherry Stewart writes songs about people, places and things that have left an impression on her. Themes often evoke nature and leave the listener with a sense of longing only heightened by her angelic voice and vocal harmonies. She accompanies herself on mandolin, guitar, and flute whether she is playing solo or with others. Together, Jeff and Sherry are [email protected]

Hall Vote

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Hall Vote is a singer songwriter out of Centreville, Virginia. He has performed as the lead singer for The Boneshakers (“Oh So Black”-Cellar Door Records) for nearly 15 years. He also performs as a singer and trumpet player for the Norfolk-based group, Savannah. Currently, he has developed a solo acoustic act where one might hear their favorite tune from the 60’s ,70s, 80s, or 90's but current hits are a must.

Rick Landers and Heartland

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Rick Landers - vocals/guitar; and Heartland (Ron Goad - backup vocals/percussion; John Werntz - bass; and Jim Nagle - dobro) perform mostly originals and a few select covers. Rick was recently invited to record at Cabin Studios, owned by Les Thompson (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band co-founder with Jackson Browne). His original song "Angel on the Wing" recently (2021) won a Songwriters of Washington Award. Rick also publishes Guitar International Magazine (2005 to 2022) and has interviewed legends of the guitar; Les Paul, Slash, Jose' Feliciano; songwriter Jimmy Webb, Buddy Guy and many more; most recent: Eric Gales, Mark Warner (Grand Funk); Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds); and John Hall (Orleans).

Day Job

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Day Job is a trio based in Fairfax, VA, that plays blues and classic rock covers with some originals sprinkled into their sets. You will likely recognize many of the covers from famous artists but they may not be tunes you hear frequently. The band enjoys songs that have interesting twists in the lyrics. The band has been together for over 15 years. Steve Jackson-bass/vocals (founding member), Dave Martin drums, and Glenn Mickelson guitar/vocals (founding member).

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Jimmy Mowery

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Jimmy Mowery grew up in Altoona, PA. At age eleven, after losing his father to a terrible tragedy, he decided to follow his father's dream of being a professional singer. Once he taught himself how to play guitar, he began writing songs as a way of getting out bottled up emotion. In 2019, Mowery finished in the top 24 on season 16 of The Voice, and worked with Adam Levine, Charlie Puth, and John Legend on the show. He has a story of true persistence, as it was the 11th time of trying out that was the charm. Playing over 200 shows annually while living in Myrtle Beach, Mowery traded in his sticks and bricks home for a RV in order to travel the country performing music.

Palace Holiday Drag Show

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

The Palace is the premier variety and drag show of Northern Virginia, showcasing artists from every corner of the DMV. Performances are bimonthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Tickets are $15 at the door, cash or Venmo. (With your ticket you may pick a free drink or appetizer)

Open Mic Night Wednesdays – Hosted by Tejas Singh

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tejas Singh is a singer/songwriter based out of Northern, VA. Tejas’ sound mixes elements from singer/songwriters like John Mayer and Ben Harper with strong vocals, genre-bending, pop focused melodies and instrumental hooks.  Tejas’ original music is now steaming on Apple Music, Spotify and everywhere!

Jon Watson

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Receiving honorable mentions in both Northern Virginia Rhythm and Maryland’s Music Monthly as a local solo acoustic performer in the mid-90s, Jon headed west in 97 where he met musicians from around the country and formed the San Diego-based band “Southbound Jonny” After fronting the high energy country rock and blues band for nearly 2 decades. Playing around the southwest and opening for acts such as Hal Ketchum and Dwight Yoakam. Virginia’s native son has returned home and back to his roots as a solo acoustic performer. Jon’ mix of 80s 90s country, americana, classic rock and blues is a subtle blend of vocal and acoustic harmony, fed by the energy in just about any room he seems to find himself in.

Michelle Swan and Friends

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Introduced to the guitar at age nine by her father, himself a former singer/songwriter, Michelle Swan has pursued a musical path ever since. After studying classical musical and clarinet performance at Towson State University, Michelle entered the Baltimore-Washington music scene in 1990, performing at local open-mics and coffeehouses. Self-reflective and acutely observant, Michelle deftly weaves lyric and note together to create intensely personal songs that tell of sentiments and circumstances nonetheless familiar to everyone.

Tamara Mae Dovell

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tamara Mae Dovell is a soulful singer songwriter from Jeffersonton, Virginia. She performs solo and as a duo with Ronald Fletcher, playing mostly tasteful original music in Northern Virginia. Tamara started writing music as therapy for herself, hoping to connect to as many people as possible. Tamara's music can best be described as a mix between blues, country, and folk.

Skyler Foley

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Skyler Foley is a folk-rock singer-songwriter based in Burke, Virginia. Her influences include the Mountain Goats, Mitski, and Kimya Dawson.

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Jacob Katyal Band

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Jacob Katyal is a singer/songwriter who creates melodies that are bound to get stuck in your head. His musical influences are Oasis, Matchbox Twenty, Mac Demarco, and many more. He wrote every song on his debut album "What a Life it Will be" and has new singles coming out soon.

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Elemental Alibi

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

More than just your average acoustic duo, Elemental Alibi is a musical experience. With a lifetime of performance experience, Carl and Danielle offer a fantastic mix of professionalism and talent. Trading vocals and styles, they move from one genre to another, recreating hits of today and classics from decades past flawlessly.

Lindsay Diles

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Lindsay Diles is the lead singer in The DC Transit Band, a high-energy cover band performing at weddings and events featured across the greater DC metropolitan area.  With over 20 years of experience, her featured venues include the National Mall, Entertainment and Sports Arena, and Capitol One Arena.  In addition to performing acoustically, using her piano and voice to inspire and empower others, she has performed the National Anthem for the Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics and Capital City Go-Go. She is honored to have the opportunity to share her passion for music and singing with everyone she has the pleasure of coming in contact with.

Luke Johnson

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

The Luke Johnson Band is a high energy posse of musical pioneers who thrive on improvisation and conscious lyrical hooks. Blending elements of rock, funk, jazz, and roots with their original grooves and freshly spread jams, they transcend limitation with a strong voice. A keyboard-based band that continually refines the musical essences of the past while morphing each song into a new landscape of sound, this band stirs the crowd, ignites the dance floor, and unifies everyone within its range.

Chris Cassaday

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Raised in Great Falls, Virginia, Chris got his first guitar at age 14 and slowly honed his songwriting skills over the next few years, playing in various bands and also as a solo act throughout his high school and college years.

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Palace Holiday Drag Show

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

The Palace is the premier variety and drag show of Northern Virginia, showcasing artists from every corner of the DMV. Performances are bimonthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Tickets are $15 at the door, cash or Venmo. (With your ticket you may pick a free drink or appetizer)

Open Mic Night Wednesdays – Hosted by Tejas Singh

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Tejas Singh is a singer/songwriter based out of Northern, VA. Tejas’ sound mixes elements from singer/songwriters like John Mayer and Ben Harper with strong vocals, genre-bending, pop focused melodies and instrumental hooks.  Tejas’ original music is now steaming on Apple Music, Spotify and everywhere!

Coastal Highway

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Coastal Highway is a Northern Virginia based acoustic band playing your favorite cover songs from the 60’s to today. With heavy emphasis on vocal harmonies this four-piece band brings their musical influences to life, including artists such as: Jimmy Buffet, Sheryl Crow, Neil Young, Tom Petty, The Beatles, and CSN&Y among others. The band thrives on creating a fun, crowd-involved musical experience and has become one of the areas favorite up-and-coming acts. Come out and take a ride along the Coastal Highway!

ilyAIMY

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Mixing genres from rock to folk to soul to bluegrass; flavors as varied as jazz and hip hop curl through the sound of Washington Area Music Association’s “Best Contemporary Folk Group” – ilyAIMY. ilyAIMY and their co-fronts Heather Aubrey Lloyd and Rob Hinkal have won accolades from Kerrville Folk Festival, National Association for Campus Activities, the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance and the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (Most-Wanted Artist for both the band and Heather solo!). Heather has been recognized by the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and Rocky Mountain Folks Festival and won 2019’s Bernard Ebb Songwriting Award. Most recently, both Rob & Heather won Gold Awards in the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest.

Bourbon Moon

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Bourbon Moon is an acoustic "power trio" of upright bass, guitar, and fiddle/banjo that has performed at festivals, clubs, restaurant venues, and private events around DC and throughout Maryland and Virginia since 2014. The band brings high energy, roots-inspired interpretations of blues, bluegrass, classic rock, and Irish fiddle tunes with tight harmonies.

2non

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Hailing from Virginia Beach and now residing in the DMV. At the age of 10, 2non Vu started his interest in music as a drummer. Around the age of 15 he accidentally learned guitar, which is now his primary instrument. His music and covers revolve around alt-rock and top 40 selections. 2non’s future plans include writing more music, perfecting pan-searing a steak on his new stove and making a better attempt at giving hi-fives.

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.

Field Shaman Duo Featuring Ron Goad

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Field Shaman is the AKA for Richard Sheehe, a Fairfax City-based guitarist and singer/songwriter, performing regionally as a solo artist and bandleader for more than two decades. His 2018 album Laurentide is on Spotify and other streaming platforms. Joining for this engagement is percussionist Ron Goad, a local legend and seven-time winner of the prestigious "Most Supportive of Washington Music" WAMMIE award.

Open Mic Night – Hosted by Elemental Alibi

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

More than just your average acoustic duo, Elemental Alibi is a musical experience. With a lifetime of performance experience, Carl and Danielle offer a fantastic mix of professionalism and talent. Trading vocals and styles, they move from one genre to another, recreating hits of today and classics from decades past flawlessly.

Hannah Grace Kelly

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Hannah Grace Kelly is a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Her new music is in the process of being created now. Kelly grew up in suburban Tennessee, but you won’t consider her songs simple country music. She writes from the point of view of a girl-next-door, and marries it to her soulful, raw voice. With a bubbly attitude, slight edge, and a heart of gold, Kelly is a force to be reckoned with. Organic as it gets, she’s bringing back the roots of rock, the passion in pop, and the story-telling in country.

King Street Bluegrass

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

King Street Bluegrass are 2021 Wammie award finalists, with blues, folk, and country influences. Although based in DC, the members have rural, farm and coal miner family roots, from the mountains of West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Southern Virginia. They have been entertaining audiences with familiar bluegrass, country, Americana and original tunes since 2008.

Hannah Grace Kelly & The Watch

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Hannah Grace Kelly is a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Her new music is in the process of being created now. Kelly grew up in suburban Tennessee, but you won’t consider her songs simple country music. She writes from the point of view of a girl-next-door, and marries it to her soulful, raw voice. With a bubbly attitude, slight edge, and a heart of gold, Kelly is a force to be reckoned with. Organic as it gets, she’s bringing back the roots of rock, the passion in pop, and the story-telling in country. Originating in Chicago by way of Nashville and now making D.C. their home, The Watch's music takes pages from artists as diverse as Eurythmics and Peter Gabriel to present an epic, powerful sound with a profoundly universal message. Prepare to be submerged in frequencies and experience a notion of nostalgia as we bring an orchestral dream with soaring guitar melodies and operatic vocals.

Amoreena

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Amoreena is a remarkable songwriter and singer. Her songs draw on history, mystery, and current events. She has played throughout the DC area and in New York City. Her excellent songwriting and voice draw modern pictures that evoke the ghosts of Robert Frost, The Chelsea Hotel and the failed American dream to create a musical vision for today.

Game Night / Karaoke Night

Earp's Ordinary Pop-Up At Zandra's Taqueria 3950 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Join us for Game and Karaoke Night. Our karaoke host is Glenn Lorenz who has been performing in the DMV for many years. He supports crowds of all ages with his extensive repertoire and knowledge of music from the 40s to the present. Come on out and sing on our stage at Earp’s Ordinary.