Ticket Giveaway: Algiers @ Black Cat — 6/28/18

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Algiers (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

Post-punk-meets-gospel band Algiers released their second album, The Underside of Power, in 2017 via Matador Records. The quartet has been touring a lot, and they return to Black Cat on Thursday, June 28. 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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Don’t Miss: The SOS Band @ The Birchmere, 2/19/18

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The SOS Band (Photo courtesy The Birchmere)

“Now, baby we can do it/Take the time, do it right/We can do it, baby/Do it tonight!”

If you know “Take Your Time (Do It Right),” that infectious post-disco tune from 1980, then you know The SOS Band, who will perform it and other hits for you in a show at The Birchmere on Monday, Feb. 19.

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Snapshots: T.I. Presents: The Hustle Gang Tour @ Howard Theatre — 5/4/17

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T.I. Presents: The Hustle Gang Tour hit the Howard Theatre on May 4, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Rapper T.I. runs the Grand Hustle Records label, which has published a lot of hot new artists in hop hop. T.I. is on the road with a bunch of those artists, and they threw a helluva party at the Howard Theatre on Thursday, May 4.

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Don’t Miss: T.I. Presents: The Hustle Gang Tour @ Howard Theatre, 5/4/17

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T.I. (Photo courtesy Howard Theatre)

Atlanta rapper Clifford Joseph Harris, better known as T.I. has become quite a hip hop impresario with his Grand Hustle Records label. In addition to publishing T.I.’s own records, including December’s extended EP, Us or Else: Letter to the System, Grand Hustle Records has cultivated a crop of new talent in recent years.

T.I. is on the road with some of those artists with the Hustle Gang — including Yung Booke, London Jae, Shauntrell Pender, RaRa, Translee, and Young Dro — and they stop at the Howard Theatre on Thursday, May 4.

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