Eli Lev has performed all over the United States from Bloomington, Indiana to the deserts of Burning Man in Black Rock City, Nevada; from the artistic enclaves of Portland, Oregon to the streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and most recently the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage in Washington, DC. In Washington DC, he was the kickoff performer at the Music on the Mall Festival, was featured at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage with the METRO Performs series, and played at the US Capitol building supporting DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. Eli Lev is a full-time musician hard at work performing at hundreds of venues throughout the Washington DC, Maryland, and northern Virginia area in taverns, restaurants, wineries, community events, art exhibits, and house shows.
Oppo is a Washington, DC trio that weaves psychedelia, punk, and roots rock into vignettes of moral crisis and redemption. Riffy grooves and a touch of paranoia make for introspective twee grunge ditties that conduct “opposition research” -- exposing the false dualisms of individual versus collective, technology versus nature, politics versus sacred knowledge. Scratching at cultural wounds to unearth the soft tenderness vibrating at the core, Oppo finds redemption in the fleeting and half-formed images of the imagination….figures in clouds, faces in trees. Oppo’s debut 6-song EP Nothing Thrown Away was recorded with engineer Greg Gendron.
Amos Tevelow (guitar, voice) cut his rock teeth while grinding through graduate schools in Champaign Urbana and Pittsburgh.
Finley Martin (bass) hails from a fishing village on the southeast tip of Prince Edward Island, Canada. He is a member of area post-punk outfit GIST and pop punk band RAGNAPOP, co-founder of RED STAPLER RECORDS, and former member of noise/art rock band THE CHANCE.
Jim Greif (drums) is trained in jazz and grounded in punk rock. He’s played in bands in Pittsburgh and DC and also does freelance percussion for various artists and movie and television soundtracks.