Washington, DC

Is it just me, or is this freaking awesome? An Ethiopian restaurant hosting a Hootenanny? Too good.

From a press release:

The Human County Jukebox, Washington D.C.’s premiere country and western band, will be performing at Axum Ethiopian Restaurant’s Level X-Lounge, 1934 9th Street, NW, on Saturday, November 6th. Doors open at 7PM, with drink specials running all night, including $4 beers and half-priced appetizers.

The Human Country Jukebox is a D.C. based, “classic” country band, playing hits by artists such as Hank Williams, Bob Wills, Merle Haggard, and Johnny Cash. Front man Jack “Big Texas” Gregori runs the Wednesday open mic night at Madams Organ, where he met the other members of the band. Local musician Clayton Halsey will open Saturday night’s show. Saturday is a unique opportunity to enjoy the perfect combination of great country music and delicious Ethiopian food.

Axum Ethiopian Restaurant’s Level X-Lounge is located at 1934 9th Street, NW, near the U Street Metro station. The newly renovated Level X-Lounge features lounge and bar seating, as well as an Ethiopian fusion menu with American favorites such as chicken wings, burgers, and salad. There is a $5 cover charge to attend the Saturday’s event.


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