Music Park: At the Drive-In @ 9:30 Club — 3/20/17

At The Drive In
Cedric Bixler performs with At the Drive-In at SXSW 2017 in Austin, Texas, on March 15. (Photo by friedoxygen)

At the Drive-In, the high-energy abstract punk band from Texas, arrived to play a show at 9:30 Club back in June, but Cedric Bixler fell ill and the band canceled the show. Last week, they finally made it back to DC on their reunion tour, and they came not only with a great show but also a make-up prize.

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Ticket Giveaway: Clean Bandit @ 9:30 Club, 4/19/17

Clean-Bandit-credit-Rita-Zimmermann-3 Clean Bandit (Photo by Rita Zimmermann)

UK trio Clean Bandit have been taking the English charts by storm as they ready their second album via Atlantic Records, and they are about to launch a major US tour with a stop at 9:30 Club on Wednesday, April 19. You can win tickets to go!

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Don’t Miss: Baroness @ 9:30 Club, 4/12/17

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Baroness (Photo by Jimmy Hubbard)

Heavy metal quartet Baroness continue to tour on the strength of their fourth studio album, Purple, released in 2015 via Abraxan Hymns. The band is preparing to tour Europe, but they will perform a select few US dates before they go, including a stop at 9:30 Club on Wednesday, April 12.

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Ticket Giveaway: Portugal. The Man @ 9:30 Club, 4/2/17

Portugal.-The-Man-Press-Photo-Credit-Maclay-Heriot Portugal. The Man (Photo by Maclay Heriot)

Portugal. The Man will soon release a new album, Woodstock, via Atlantic Records. Meanwhile, they are playing at 9:30 Club for two nights, and they sold out the first night on Saturday, April 1. Parklife DC is giving away a pair of tickets for their second night!

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Music Park: Ethan Gruska @ 9:30 Club — 3/7/17

Ethan Gruska 04 Ethan Gruska performs at 9:30 Club on March 7, 2017.

Last week, Ethan Gruska presented hushed folks songs for a watchful audience as the opening act for Agnes Obel at 9:30 Club. (Read our Parklife DC review of Agnes Obel’s show.) Ethan’s concert followed the release of his debut album, Slowmotionary, on March 3 via Sire Records.

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