Music Park: A. Savage @ DC9 — 11/10/17

A. Savage 03 Andrew Savage performs at DC9 on Nov. 10, 2017.

In his premiere solo outing, Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts was everything you would like him to be — a calm, cool, and collected urban cowboy with a wry wit and a passion for guitar.

The self-proclaimed A. Savage and his band also presented a few surprises to a very full house at DC9 on Nov. 10, alongside impressive songs from his solo debut album Thawing Dawn.

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Ticket Giveaway: Wolf Alice @ 9:30 Club, 12/8/17

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Wolf Alice (Photo by Laura Allard Fleischl)

London noise rockers Wolf Alice released Visions of a Life, their second studio album, via Hirty Hit on Sept. 29, and they are on a world tour to celebrate it. While they are in the United Kingdom tonight, Wolf Alice will soon perform at 9:30 Club on Friday, Dec. 8. You can win a pair of tickets to see them courtesy of Parklife DC!

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Music Park: The English Beat @ Lincoln Theatre — 11/7/17

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The English Beat perform at the Lincoln Theatre on Nov. 7, 2017.

The indefatigable Dave Wakeling and The English Beat have a new album poised for release in March — Here We Go Love — with singles due to hit the airwaves in January. It’s already remarkable that the Englishman has turned three original English Beat albums, and three successive General Public albums, into an entertaining tour de force, and even more so that the new album is really very good.

The new songs shined in performance during an energetic show at the Lincoln Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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Don’t Miss: Beach Slang @ Black Cat, 11/28/17

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Beach Slang (Photo by Helen Messenger)

Last year, Beach Slang released A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings, their second full-length album, and followed that up with I Made This for You, Vol. 2, their second covers mixtape, in February. Over that time, frontman James Alex and his new fashion punk bandmates toured incessantly, and they stage a return to Black Cat on Tuesday, Nov. 28, on their Drunk or Lust Tour 2017.

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Don’t Miss: MK @ U Street Music Hall, 11/11/17

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MK (Photo courtesy Mitch Schneider Organization)

In September, Detroit producer MK released “17,” his latest single, and it has since been steadily building momentum. To date, the track has garnered more than 6.5 million streams on Spotify — and it may be set to enter the Top #20 of the UK Singles charts. At the very moment of this success, MK drops into DC to perform at U Street Music Hall on Saturday, Nov. 11.

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Ticket Giveaway: Gary Numan @ 9:30 Club, 11/9/17

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Synth pioneer Gary Numan released Savage (Songs from a Broken World), his remarkable 21st album, on Sept. 15 via BMG. The record entered the UK Album Chart at #2, making it his highest charting album since Telekon in 1980.

Gary will conduct a North American tour to accompany the album release, and he will play at 9:30 Club on Saturday, Dec. 9. You can win tickets to see them with Parklife DC by joining a free raffle at Dodge City on Thursday, Nov. 9 — tomorrow!

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