Aaron “AC” Claxton (b. 1977) is a musician and business owner who was active in the Washington, D.C. hardcore punk scene in the early 1990s. The Aaron Claxton collection on D.C. Hardcore contains items that span the years 1992 to 1995; the bulk of the materials date from 1992 to 1993, when Claxton was a member of the hardcore band Gauge. The materials in this collection primarily consist of show fliers and photographs related to shows that Claxton performed at or attended.
The Aaron Claxton collection on D.C. Hardcore covers the period from 1992 to 1995; the bulk of the materials date from 1992 to 1993. The collection consists of fliers, photographs and clippings related to Claxton’s involvement in the Washington, D.C. hardcore punk scene in the 1990s.
Aaron “AC” Claxton [b. 1977] is a musician and business owner based in the Washington, D.C. area. Claxton was a participant in Washington, D.C.’s hardcore punk scene in the 1990s, both as a musician and as a concert attendee. He was the vocalist for the hardcore band Gauge from 1992 to 1995. Later, he was a member of the bands Woolly Mammoth, The Frequency, Her Daily Obsession, and Hatfield McCoy. As of 2018, Claxton is a stylist and the owner of two salons. He continues to compose, perform, and produce music.
This collection is organized into three series. The items are listed chronologically within each series.
• Series 1: Fliers
• Series 2: Photographs
• Series 3: Ephemera
Gift of Aaron Claxton, July 27, 2018
Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library