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King Woman bring their dark and soulful journey to Detroit

By Haintso Rakouth, Rock At Night Detroit Correspondent

Venue: King Woman at El Club, Detroit, Michigan on June 2nd 2016

It’s always refreshing to attend a show in a new venue. El Club is located in “Mexicantown” in  Detroit. When entering the venue you enter through the bar area. There’s chairs and tables to hang out while you enjoy a cold ice beer. The second room is where the stage is–it’s very spacious and there’s a VIP area. There’s also an outdoor patio to hang out with friends and enjoy some fresh air during a break between sets.

This was King Woman first show in Detroit.  King Woman was started by frontwoman Kristina Esfandiari who used to be in shoe­gaze band called Whirr. In 2015, King Woman released their debut album “Doubt”, which is filled with dark lyrics about Kristina’s past, such as religious abuse.

King Woman will embark you on a dark, heavy journey– but at the end will leave you feeling relaxed and inspired. The combination of the smoke appearing throughout the set with Kristina’s intense yet beautiful vocals–plus the slow, heavy chords, and distortion–definitely makes one forget where he or she is for a while. Fans were happy to hear King Woman play “Burn”, which is one of King Woman’s most popular song regarding Kristina’s struggle with leaving religion.

After King Woman’s set,  Kristina went back to the merch table to talk to fans and was appreciative that  people came to see the show.  The fans absolutely loved her! Catch King Woman this summer on tour with Wax Idols.

Members: KRISTINA ESFANDIARI, COLIN GALLAGHER, JOEY RAYGOZA, PETER ARENSDORF, Home Town:San Francisco
 

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Haintso Rakouth

Haintso Rakouth

Detroit Correspondent

I grew loving music since I was a baby and fell in love with concert photography when I moved for college. I didn't take it seriously till I attended my first West Coast music festival.I enjoy being able to do two things together--listening to music and taking photos of some of my favorite musicians. I enjoy a variety of music, but I love shooting metal shows the most. Favorite band of all time?Either Black Sabbath or A Tribe Called Quest
Haintso Rakouth
About Haintso Rakouth (7 Articles)
Detroit Correspondent I grew loving music since I was a baby and fell in love with concert photography when I moved for college. I didn't take it seriously till I attended my first West Coast music festival. I enjoy being able to do two things together--listening to music and taking photos of some of my favorite musicians. I enjoy a variety of music, but I love shooting metal shows the most. Favorite band of all time? Either Black Sabbath or A Tribe Called Quest

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