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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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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Preview: Perfume Genius @ 9:30 Club, 3/25/22

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Perfume Genius (Photo courtesy Grandstand Media)

Perfume Genius aka Mike Hadreas has announced a spring tour that will bring him to DC to perform at 9:30 Club on Friday, March 25.

The dates mark some of his first live shows in these cities since the release of his critically acclaimed Set My Heart on Fire Immediately.

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Preview: Railroad Earth @ 9:30 Club, 3/24/22

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Railroad Earth (Photo courtesy IVPR)

Easing into their third decade as a band, jam-scene pioneers Railroad Earth have been hard at work keeping their bluegrass soul and rock and roll spirit alive and well. On April 22nd, the next chapter of RRE will unfold with the release of their new album All For The Song; a 10-song collection filled with tales of biblical road-trip rainstorms, Louisiana getaways, and losing their brother too soon.

Meanwhile, Railroad Earth return to DC for a show at 9:30 Club on Thursday, March 24.

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Ticket Giveaway: Trapper Schoepp @ Jammin’ Java, 3/13/22

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Trapper Schoepp (Photo by Mitch Keller)

Trapper Schoepp explores themes of ghosts and rebirth, springtime and renewal on his latest album, May Day. You can explore those themes with Trapper yourself in a show at Jammin’ Java on Sunday, March 13.

Parklife DC is giving away up to 10 tickets to the show! To get on the list, leave a comment on this blog post below!

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