Photo Essay: Rootz Underground Live in Washington DC

Rootz Underground Live in DC -Sound check for Rootz @ 9:30 Club. Visual check for me.My artist pass, even better than a photographer pass. Backstage with the bandCharles Lazarus (Lead Guitar)Deceptively delicious muffins with chocolate mousse inside.Stephen Newland (Lead Singer)Paul Smith (Keyboard and Vocals)60 minutes to showtime Jeffrey Moss-Solomon (Rhythm Guitar, Vocals)© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily GirmaTime to memorize the song list againColin Young (Bass) tunes us out to tune in.Stephen with friends and familyAnd it's showtime© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma9:30 Club - from sound check to the show© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily Girma© All Rights Reserved - Lebawit Lily GirmaAnd the new fans pour in!DSC_1642.jpgFinally, a photo with yours truly.Check out Rootz Underground online at http://rootzunderground.com or on Facebook.

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Lebawit Lily Girma

Lebawit Lily Girma is an award-winning, Ethiopian-American travel writer, photographer and author of several Caribbean guidebooks for Moon Travel Guides, including Moon Belize, Moon Belize Cayes, and Moon Dominican Republic (October 2016). Her work focuses on Caribbean culture and adventure, and has been published in AFAR, CNN Travel, BBC, Delta Sky, The Guardian, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, and Every Day With Rachael Ray, among many others. Lily is also the 2016 recipient of the Marcia Vickery Wallace Award for Excellence in Travel Journalism for her Caribbean coverage, from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Lily calls herself a “culture-holic”–she speaks four languages fluently and has lived in Cote d’Ivoire, England, Jamaica, Belize, the Dominican Republic and traveled to some 30+ countries around the world. Last but not least, she is a former corporate attorney who ditched her Washington DC office for the road in 2009 to pursue her dream of becoming a storyteller. Lily holds a Bachelor of Arts in French and Spanish (summa cum laude) from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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2 Comments

  1. Diana 21 May, 2012 at 12:10 PM #

    Nice job. Love the energy of the photos.

  2. Lebawit Lily Girma 21 May, 2012 at 3:22 PM #

    Thanks, Diana!

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