Snapshots: Jess Williamson @ DC9 — 5/2/18

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Jess Williamson performs at DC9 on May 2, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Austin folk artist Jess Williamson releases Cosmic Wink, her latest full-length album on Friday, May 11. On the road to its release, Jess performed at DC9 to open Loma on Wednesday. David LaMason captured the show on film!

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Music Park: James McMurtry @ The Birchmere — 3/26/18

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James McMurtry performs at The Garage in London on Feb. 8, 2017. (Photo by Goggins World)

When you go to a lot of concerts, you pick up on details. At James McMurtry’s recent concert, one detail I picked up on was the quality of the sound mixing. James’s sound was pristine. I’ve never heard clearer vocals at The Birchmere as I did on Monday. At times, James himself adjusted his amp to get it just right.

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Ticket Giveaway: The Black Angels @ 9:30 Club, 4/9/18

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The Black Angels (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

A little under a year ago, Austin psychedelic rockers The Black Angels released Death Song, their fifth studio album, via Partisan Records. The quintet now has teamed up with the Black Lips, and together the bands launch The Birds and the Bees Tour, which arrives at 9:30 Club on Monday, April 9. You can win tickets to see them with Parklife DC!

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Don’t Miss: James McMurtry and John Moreland @ The Birchmere, 3/26/18

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James McMurtry (Photo by Mary Keating-Bruton)

Americana songwriter James McMurtry teams up with rising tunesmith John Moreland to play two weeks of shows across the Midwest and East Coast this month, including a stop at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia, on Monday, March 26.

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Music Park: Alejandro Escovedo @ The Hamilton — 1/16/18

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Alejandro Escovedo performs at The Hamilton on Jan. 16, 2018. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

Alejandro Escovedo plays like his life depends on it. That most artists feel that existence-affirming drive to create is a given; for Escovedo the sentiment is literal. Alejandro opened the East coast leg of his “A Man Under the Influence/Think About the Link Tour, presented by Prevent Cancer Foundation” at The Hamilton Live on Jan. 16 to an enthusiastic and adoring crowd.

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Don’t Miss: Alejandro Escovedo @ The Hamilton, 1/16/18

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Alejandro Escovedo (Photo courtesy Yep Roc Records)

The legendary Alejandro Escovedo recently signed to Yep Roc Records, where he will release his next album later this year. Meanwhile, Alejandro launches his Think About the Link Tour, which spans 12 cities including DC on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at The Hamilton.

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