Music Park: Thurston Moore @ Rock and Roll Hotel — 7/23/17

ThurstonMoore12 Thurston Moore performs at Rock and Roll Hotel on Sunday, July 23, 2017.

Happy birthday, Thurston Moore! The 59-year-old singer songwriter beguiled a very full house at Rock and Roll Hotel in DC on Sunday, taking us on a journey of psychedelic vibes and experimental noise.

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Snapshots: Fire from the Gods @ Vans Warped Tour 7/16/17

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Fire from the Gods perform at Vans Warped Tour in Columbia, Maryland, on July 16, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Fire from the Gods brought hardcore action from Austin to Merriweather Post Pavilion during VANS Warped Tour on July 16.

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Ticket Giveaway: Honest Haloway @ 9:30 Club, 7/28/17

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Honest Haloway (Photo courtesy 9:30 Club)

A local band showcase at 9:30 Club is a rare delight — but DC quintet Honest Haloway will headline four local groups on Friday, July 28. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.

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Don’t Miss: 2017 RAMMY Awards Gala @ Washington Convention Center, 7/30/17

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Erik Bruner-Yang, above, competes in the DC Central Kitchen Capital Food Fight in 2013. Erik is a finalist in Chef of the Year for the 2017 RAMMY Awards. (Photo by DC Central Kitchen)

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington presents the 2017 RAMMY Awards at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sunday, July 30! You can buy a ticket to this black-tie gala and enjoy the finest food and drink in DC during 20 awards presentations, including Chef of the Year and Restaurateur of the Year. Buy your tickets online!

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Snapshots: The Ataris @ Vans Warped Tour (Merriweather Post Pavilion) — 7/16/17

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The Ataris perform during VANS Warped Tour in Columbia, Maryland, on July 16, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Singer and guitarist Kris Roe brought the latest iteration of emo rockers The Ataris along on the VANS Warped Tour when they performed at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, July 16. Paivi caught some pix of the guys on stage!

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Snapshots: Valient Thorr @ Vans Warped Tour (Merriweather Post Pavilion) — 7/16/17

Valient Thorr @ Vans Warped Tour, Columbia, MD 07/16/2017 Valient Thorr performs at VANS Warped Tour in Columbia, Maryland on July 16, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Valient Thorr summoned the storm for a run with VANS Warped Tour, stopping by Merriweather Post Pavilion with a host of other bands on Sunday, July 16. Paivi was there to catch the resulting deluge of photo opportunities.

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Snapshots: Priests @ Ottobar — 7/22/17

PriestsKatie Greer fronts Priests at Ottobar on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by David LaMason)

Just a hour’s drive (or less) from their home in DC (Singer, Katie Alice Greer even quipped that playing it was like staying over a friend’s house), Priests played a blistering set at the Ottobar in Baltimore Saturday night.

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