Music Park: Lucy Dacus @ Ottobar — 7/11/18

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Lucy Dacus performs at the Ottobar on July 11, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

There’s something to be said for artistry within art. Art is an act of creation, but the process of creating art can itself be something to behold and appreciate. On Historian, the second full-length LP from Richmond-based musician Lucy Dacus, you can almost see the interconnecting layers being pieced together to create these stories. And you could certainly hear them live at Ottobar on Wednesday.

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Music Park: Taylor Swift @ FedEx Field — 7/10/18

Taylor Swift @ FedEx Field, Landover MD, 07/10/2018Taylor Swift performs at FedEx Field on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Words by Samara Tu

Taylor Swift recently performed a near sold-out show at FedEx Field on Tuesday after a year-long hiatus away from the spotlight. Known in previous tours for giving a unique concert experience, Taylor delivered a show that left fans captivated and eager to listen to her new Reputation album for days.

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Don’t Miss: Shania Twain @ Capital One Arena, 7/15/18

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Shania Twain (Photo courtesy BB Gun Press)

Shania Twain released Now, her fifth studio album, via Mercury Nashville last fall, and *now* she has embarked on her Shania Twain: Now Tour of North America. Catch her at Capital One Arena in DC on Sunday, July 15.

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Ticket Giveaway: Mura Masa @ 9:30 Club, 8/17/18

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Alex Crossan, better known as Mura Masa, released his debut self-titled album in 2017. Since then, the British DJ released a few more singles, making a big impression with his electronic alt-R&B. He’s performing at 9:30 Club on Friday, Aug. 17, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.

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Don’t Miss: Echo & The Bunnymen @ The Anthem, 7/25/18

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Echo & The Bunnymen (Photo courtesy the band)

Legendary neo-pscyh outfit Echo & The Bunnymen recently signed to BMG. The group will release The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon, an album featuring re-recordings of 13 Bunnymen classics as well as two new songs, on Oct. 5. Meanwhile, they currently have teamed with the Violent Femmes for a 11-date summer tour that concludes at The Anthem in DC on Wednesday, July 25.

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Don’t Miss: Devon Allman @ The Hamilton Live, 7/13/18

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The Devon Allman Project (Photo courtesy Northstar Artists)

Devon Allman, a guitarist, vocalist, keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer, is the son of musician Gregg Allman. Devon appeared occasionally as a guest musician for Gregg Allman and The Allman Brothers Band, and he also maintains a solo career. He performs with The Devon Allman Project at The Hamilton Live on Friday, July 13.

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