Music Park: Chromeo @ 9:30 Club — 6/12/18

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Like a romantic suitor in one of their electro-funk songs, the gents of Chromeo don’t mind taking their time. And the payoff was worth the wait when David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel blasted through 9:30 Club in twin shows recently.

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Snapshots: Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite @ 9:30 Club — 6/13/18

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Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite perform at 9:30 Club on June 13, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite delivered a riveting performance on June 13 at the ever-legendary 9:30 Club. The pair are currently on tour in support of their latest collaboration, No Mercy in This Land, which was released March 30 via Anti- Records. The album is a follow-up to their 2013 album, Get Up!, which won a Grammy for Best Blues album.

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Ticket Giveaway: The Get Up Kids @ 9:30 Club, 7/15/18

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The Get Up Kids (Photo by Dalton Paley)

The Get Up Kids released Kicker, a new EP and their first new material in seven years, on June 8 via Polyvinyl Records! The band will tour with a stop at 9:30 Club on Sunday, July 15. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!

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Music Park: Rising Appalachia @ 9:30 Club — 5/25/18

Rising Appalachia 12 Rising Appalachia performs at 9:30 Club on May 25, 2018. (Photo by Neal Keller)

The music of Rising Appalachia seems intent on taking you to places. Places that are off the main roads, overgrown with kudzu, under the lazy glow of june bugs rising from beneath the porch swing. Their regional affiliations are alluded to in the band’s name, and as their set slowly unfolded recently at the 930 Club, they took the audience on a tour of the hazy south east.

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