Arts & Entertainment

Off Track: Honor By August

Those tuned into ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” last Sunday at 7 p.m. may have recognized some of D.C.’s own during the show’s “Diamond Cuts” segment. No, we’re not referring to the Washington Nationals, but rather rockers Honor By August. The foursome’s tune “Into the Light” served as the soundtrack for the show’s highlight reel segment.

While the group is still tabulating the effects of appearing on the popular sports program — the network suggested that upwards of one million viewers tuned into the program — the group’s MySpace page ( has seen a huge increase in traffic. Sunday’s edition of “Baseball Tonight” preceded a “Sunday Night Baseball” game between the New York Yankees and New York Mets.

“Into the Light,” was one of two songs added to a remastered edition of their debut LP Drowning Out the Television. That album is currently available online at iTunes and

Honor By August, currently not signed to a label, will perform two consecutive nights at IOTA Club and Café June 29 ad 30.