Panda Bear, born Noah Benjamin Lennox, released a Day with the Homies, his third EP, in January via Domino Recording Co. The founding member of Animal Collective will tour the new songs with a stop at 9:30 Club on Monday, May 7. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!
English singer-songwriter Steven Wilson released To the Bone, his fifth full-length solo album, in August via Caroline International. Described by Planet Rock as “one of the most prolific and unrivaled artists of our time,” Steven begins a spring tour that begins in Albany, New York, on April 19 and lands at 9:30 Club in DC on Tuesday, April 24.
The delightfully unpredictable They Might Be Giants jammed the night away at 9:30 Club on Saturday, spotlighting a cool new record but also leaping fearlessly across time and space when moved to do so.
In short, John Flansburgh (“Flans”) and John Linnell (“John”) enjoyed themselves immensely, and they took a very packed, sold-out 9:30 Club along for the ride.
If Tuesday night is not supposed to be a night to party, don’t tell that to everyone at the Andy Grammer concert. The 9:30 Club was packed full of people who were ready to dance, sing, and party all night long with Andy, and he was ready to entertain. Kicking the show off with his hit song “Good to Be Alive,” a sentiment felt by everyone who erupted when the first notes were played, the tone was set from the get go.
When you first see the name “Marian Hill,” you may think of one person? But we invite you to think of two — keyboardist Jeremy Lloyd and singer Samantha Gongol, who formed a band called Marian Hill, lifting the first and last names from different characters in The Music Man.
Regardless of what else you might remember, know that Marian Hill will release Unusual, their second studio album, on May 11. And they will perform at 9:30 Club on May 9 on their Unusual Tour. You can win tickets to see them with Parklife DC.
Sophistipop chanteuse Vérité visited 9:30 Club to open Eden on Saturday, and Paivi took some pictures of the Brooklyn singer, born Kelsey Byrne.
Brian Fallon, singer and guitarist of The Gaslight Anthem, released his second solo album, Sleepwalking, via Island Records in February. Brian is bringing his backing band, The Howling Weather, around to 9:30 Club for a sold-out show on Saturday, April 28.