Bright Light Bright Light w / Tom Goss - 3.25.21Sunday, March 21 2021 6pm Doors / 8pm Start
Bright Light Bright Light w / Tom Goss - 3.25.21
at The Loft at City Winery DC
$16.00 in Advance / $20.00 Day of Show
Bright Light Bright Light is Welsh-born, NYC residing Rod Thomas who is a pop culture-obsessed artist hugely influenced by 80s and 90s cinema. As an independent artist he has toured with Cher, Ellie Goulding and John Grant, and toured AND recorded with Sir Elton John, Erasure and Scissor Sisters. Equally inspired by Kim Cattrall and Grace Jones, his effervescent and colourful pop music has taken him into the Billboard and UK album charts, won fans of some of his favourite musicians, and won him a slot as the only unsigned artist in history to perform on Graham Norton's BBC One TV show.
Aside from making music, Rod is a DJ who runs the Time Out recommended 'Romy & Michele's Saturday Afternoon Tea Party' at Alan Cumming's bar in NYC, has remixed Erasure and Bananarama, and has composed for many independent film and TV project including Mark Gatiss' 'Queers' TV series marking the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in the UK. He's also worked with many LGBTQ+ charities helping to raise money and awareness for causes close to his heart.
"Moving and incredible" – The Huffington Post
Tom Goss is a veteran singer-songwriter who blends a soulful voice and atmospheric soundscapes in expertly crafted songs about the joys and struggles of
A prolific writer and performer, Tom has released seven albums and played thousands of shows across the US, Canada, and Europe to dedicated fans. He has been compared to Twin Shadow, Mat Kearney and Wye Oak -- but with a distinct perspective shaped by his unusual history. A college wrestler turned Catholic seminarian turned polyamorous gay troubadour, Tom sings about disillusionment, desire, and hope in an intimate yet relatable way.
Tom's songs have been heard on ABC, HBO and Univision, and his inventive music videos have been viewed more than 13 million times. He has shared a stage with performers as diverse as Andy Grammer, Martha Wash, Taylor Dane, Adrianne Gonzalez, Matt Alber, and Catie Curtis, and he enjoys a particularly strong following in the LGBT community.