Don’t Miss: Ought @ Black Cat, 4/4/18

Ought (Photo by Jenna Ledger)

Montreal-based post-punks Ought released Room Inside the World, their third full-length album, via Merge Records last month. The guys are on a world tour, which stops tonight, March 22, in Portland Oregon. They perform locally at Black Cat on Wednesday, April 4.

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Don’t Miss: Bush @ The Anthem, 4/6/18

Bush (Photo courtesy BWR Public Relations)

Last year, British post-grunge quartet Bush released Black and White Rainbows, their seventh studio album, through Zuma Rock Records and The End Records. Frontman Gavin Rossdale and company will play songs new and old, surely including ‘90s hit “Glycerine,” as headliner for the Blossom Bash at The Anthem on Friday, April 6.

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Don’t Miss: Japanese Breakfast @ 9:30 Club, 5/30/18

Japanese Breakfast (Photo by Ebru Yildiz)

Michelle Zauner, better known as Japanese Breakfast, will perform at Ottobar on April 2. The show’s all sold out, but there’s good news: She’s already coming around again for a show at 9:30 Club on Wednesday, May 30.

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Don’t Miss: Broken Social Scene @ Rams Head Live, 4/6/18

Broken Social Scene (Photo by Norman Wong)

Broken Social Scene toured through DC after the release of Hug of Thunder, the triumphant return by Kevin Drew, Brendan Canning, and company, in 2017. The chamber pop darlings return for a second leg of the tour with a date at Ram’s Head Live in Baltimore on Friday, April 6.

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Music Park: ShamrockFest 2018 @ RFK Stadium — 3/17/18

ShamrockFest2018 11 Deryck Whibley fronts Sum 41 in a headlining performance at ShamrockFest 2018 at RFK Stadium on March 17, 2018. (Photo by Daniel Webb)

Sum 41, who hardly ever play around DC, headlined ShamrockFest 2018 on Saturday, giving me an opportunity relive childhood memories in a wonderful opportunity to see the band play live at the Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium.

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Ticket Giveaway: Stars @ 9:30 Club, 4/23/18

Stars (Photo by Shervin Lainez)

Stars, the irrepressible Canadian chamber pop band, returned to the slipstream with There Is No Love in Fluorescent Light, their ninth studio album, in October via Last Gang Records. The band return to 9:30 Club on Monday, April 23, and you can win tickets to see Stars with Parklife DC!

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