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Fronted by songwriter Ashli Cheshire (the bands namesake), this queer, eco-driven pop-rock deathlord, sings about the challenges and awakenings that are born within a deep need for change and renewal in our society.
Cheshi's concepts arise from confrontations with hatred, bigotry, homophobia, the destruction of the earth, the right-wing agenda, above all: honestly with oneself. 
All of this is woven in to an illustrious and powerful platform, screamed or lulled into an experience that brings a well of emotion from an audience.

Lifted by the musical prowess of Trevor Williams (a Connecticut native who has been performing professionally since he was 15, also a music teacher), Matt Jackowski (performing bass since his teens, in a wide variety of styles of which he says the heart stays at the center of it all), and Evan Owens (who's drumming style is inspired by Black
Sabbath and Madonna).

Described most recently as “a large pack of twizzlers, mixed with a long black cloak, and a pinch of old stairs”. 

Their first EP, self-titled “Cheshi”, was released in February of 2017.

The band currently resides in Frederick, MD.

Earlier Event: January 12
Mike Frazier, Gin War
Later Event: January 15
Cafe Nola Open Mic (Every Monday Night)