Preview: Tab Benoit @ The Birchmere, 4/6/22

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Tab Benoit performs live at the Ryman Auditorium in 2020. (Photo by Jean Frank.)

Tab Benoit, respected Louisiana-based blues guitarist, vocalist, and storyteller extraordinaire, has launched an ambitious 2022 Spring-Summer National Tour with the Whiskey Bayou Revue.

Locally, Tab Benoit performs in concert at The Birchmere, America’s Legendary Music Hall, on Wednesday, April 6.

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Preview: EXTC – XTC’s Terry Chambers and Friends @ City Winery, 4/5/22

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EXTC (Photo by Dommett Young)

Terry Chambers — the legendary drummer of British rock band XTC — is back touring North America with EXTC (named and backed by XTC leader Andy Partridge) performing songs not heard live since the original band stopped touring in 1982.

EXTC have embarked on a US tour, and the band perform at City Winery DC on Tuesday, April 5!

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Preview: Vivien Goldman @ Marx Cafe, 4/1/22

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Vivien Goldman (Photo by Alexesie Pinnock)

Our friend Rick Taylor likes to say he follows in the footsteps of legendary radio host John Peel in creating the traditions of his monthly DC post-punk, garage, and indie left-of-the-dial night, We Fought the Big One.

Well, Rick and his collaborator Brandon Grover add another layer to their storied party when they host punk professor Vivien Goldman, a true indie-rock original, at Marx Cafe on Friday, April 1, in honor of the 18th anniversary of We Fought the Big One.

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Around Town: The Wammie Awards @ Capital Turnaround, 3/26/22

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JChris performs live. (Photo courtesy the artist)

For over 35 years, The Wammie Awards has recognized DC, MD, and VA’s artists and musicians for their impact across the region. This year, ABC7’s Britt Waters hosts The 2022 Wammies at Capital Turnaround on Saturday, March 26.

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Ticket Giveaway: Bright Eyes @ The Anthem, 4/9/22

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Bright Eyes (Photo by Shawn Brackbill)

Indie rock darlings Bright Eyes returned in 2020 after a nine-year hiatus, and this year the Omaha, Nebraska band is on tour to promote their lastest album, Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was, available now via Dead Oceans! Bright Eyes perform at The Anthem in DC on Saturday, April 9.

Parklife DC is giving away a pair of tickets for you to see the show!

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