The John Popper Project featuring DJ Logic with The Last Real Circus. With Special Guest The Night Spins, MANE and The Creaky Bones

August 28th, 2022 @ 4:00pm EST

The John Popper Project featuring DJ Logic with The Last Real Circus. With Special Guest The Night Spins, MANE and The Creaky Bones
About this event

Join us at The Bullpen, Washington DC’s largest outdoor venue, on August 28th to see The John Popper Project featuring DJ Logic, Tad Kinchla and Marcus Bleecker. Don't miss your chance to see the Project ONE NIGHT ONLY to the nation's capital!

In conjunction with this event, we are holding a viewing earlier in the day of the documentary, "Unprescribed." Unprescribed explores the overwhelming epidemic of veteran suicides and its link to the over-prescription of opioids to treat PTSD and other mental illnesses!


Date:                                                   August 28th, 2022

Doors at:                                             4:00PM

MANE:                                                 4:30PM- 5:00PM

The Creaky Bones:                            5:15PM- 5:45PM

The Night Spins:                                6:00pm- 6:45pm

The Last Real Circus:                        7:00PM- 8:00PM

The John Popper Project:                 8:15PM- 10:00PM

Advanced Tickets:                             $25

Tickets at Door:                                  $25

This is an ALL AGES event. RAIN OR SHINE!


The John Popper Project featuring DJ Logic:

The John Popper Project is an American Fusion music group led by John Popper (Blues Travler). The group formed out of a jam session in San Francisco in December 2003 which featured John Popper of Blues Traveler, Rob Wasserman of Ratdog, and DJ Logic. The lineup of the project is John Popper on Harmonica and vocals, DJ Logic on turntables, Tad Kinchla on bass guitar and Marcus Bleecker on drums. The Band's style is a combination of rock, hop-hop, and improvisational jazz.

The group released a self-titled album in October 2006 and peforms concerts during breaks in Blues Traveler's touring schedule. The band has been played on NTS in shows including Mountain System Research w/ Michael Washington. Songs played included all good children.


The Last Real Circus:
The Last Real Circus are an Indie rock band based out of Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Members include: Jason Farlow (Lead Vocals, Guitar) Ian Atchison (Piano & Synthesizer/Sound Engineer, Kevin Vorhis (Drums & Percussion/Sound Engineer), John Liebenthal (Bass), Michael Lamp (Lead Guitar) and John Genier (lead guitar). The band has quickly gained a big following with loyal fans from all over, with their soulful heartbeat singles, “Chaplin’s Life,” and “Nottoway.” With the addition of their new originals “Diana (Ooh La La)”, “Hard Times“ and “Stoned (On A Different Kind of Love)" to the set list, The Last Real Circus are coming into their own as an act! 

They are known for their unique sound tailoring to all genres of music, energetic stage presence, storytelling and overall musicianship.


The Night Spins:

Garage pop laced with New York City grit, dark humor, and rock 'n' roll attitude. Born out of the American South, the first seeds for the group were planted when Josh Brocki and Manquillian Minniefee started messing around on guitar in high school down in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fast forward to 2014: Josh and Manq, now living in Brooklyn, joined forces with Dallas, Texas-hailing Jesse Starr and Andrew "Ace" Jernigan to create Night Spins. Calling upon their experience working at burlesque clubs, circus shows, and raunchy variety clubs across NYC, the four-piece band melds its theatrical background with influences like Iggy Pop, Modest Mouse, and David Byrne for an unrivaled—and must-see—display of contemporary showmanship.


The Creaky Bones:

The Creaky Bones, formerly The Virginia Southpaws, was founded in 2016 outside Washington, DC in Northern Virginia.  Founding members Mike Jones and Rich Russman bring a 15 year history of writing and performing with one of DCs longest running Rock bands, The Jones. The songwriting duo are supported by drummer Jonathan Matloff, bassist Jason Mattis and keyboardist Austin Day complementing the music’s rootsy vibe with jazz, pop, and retro style. Stay tuned as The Creaky Bones continue to churn out unique compositions over the coming months, and bring their live sound to your area.



Australian artist MANE has penned perfect, booming, beautiful anthems that celebrates the people that mean the most to her and the love that those relationships represent. Her breakout hit ‘Chasing Butterflies’ clocked up over 2 million streams before the release of debut EP ‘Coping Mechanisms’ which features lush, baroque pop production. MANE’s soaring vocals and dark, furious energy serves to only intensify the lyrics she sings. Having found national support in Australia via triple j and Spotify, as well as performing at festivals alongside the likes of The Wombats & Yungblud MANES explosive indie pop anthems, deep brooding vocals and fierce live performing continue to prove she’s an exciting new talent in music. Self-taught and inspired by the likes of Florence and the Machine, Hayley Williams & St Vincent MANE has spent the last few years transforming the music she makes from a pastime that brought hi’s and lo’s into a career that brings strength and solidarity.

The Bullpen
1201 Half St SE
Washington, DC 20003
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August 28th, 2022 @ 4:00pm EST
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