Ticket Giveaway: T-Rextasy @ Pie Shop, 1/16/19

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T-Rextasy (Photo by Ulloa Photo and Video Center)

On Jan. 3, punks T-Rextasy release Prehysteria, their follow-up album to Jurassic Punk. Then on Jan. 16, the band performs at Pie Shop, the stage level of Dangerously Delicious Pies, with local punk faves Bacchae. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.

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Live Review: Haerts @ DC9 — 12/3/18

Haerts01 Haerts perform at DC9 on Dec. 3, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Nini Fabi and Ben Gebert recruited a lively room at DC9 as the “Haerts DC Choir,” and everyone went home a little happier after a recent show by the dreampop duo.

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Music Park: Phony Ppl @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 11/21/18

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Phony Ppl performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Nov. 21, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Can abstract soul and hardcore hip hop exist in the same space? It did for a night when the two opposing aesthetics were paired for a show at The Fillmore Silver Spring. Brooklyn hip-hop soul band Phony Ppl opened for gangster rapper Pusha T on Nov. 21, allowing Phony Ppl to capitalize on the buzz from their latest album mō’zā-ik (2018) and expand their fan base.

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Music Park: Lake Street Dive @ The Anthem — 11/9/18

LakeStreetDive- Lake Street Dive performs at The Anthem on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Recently celebrating its one-year anniversary, The Anthem, I.M.P.’s flagship 6,000-person capacity music venue at DC’s Wharf, invariably plays host to musical artists who are moved to say something along the lines of, “Holy shit, this place is huge,” when greeting the audience as they take the stage. Performing to a sold-out audience on Friday, Lake Street Dive became one of those bands.

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Ticket Giveaway: St. Lucia @ 9:30 Club, 11/6/18

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Jean-Philip Grobler and Patti Beranek of St. Lucia (Photo courtesy Columbia Records)

Jean-Philip Grobler, better known as the man behind St. Lucia, released Hyperion, the third studio album by the project, in September via Columbia Records. St. Lucia plays the second of two nights at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.

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