Music Park: The Milk Carton Kids @ Lincoln Theatre — 10/13/18

The Milk Carton Kids perform at the Lincoln Theatre on Oct. 13, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Growing up in the suburbs of Akron, Ohio, I would listen at night to Kent State Public Radio WKSU. On the weekends, that station would broadcast folk music. Saturday evening’s concert by The Milk Carton Kids thus was something of a return to my personal roots.

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Don’t Miss: Lindsey Buckingham @ Warner Theatre, 10/19/18

Lindsey Buckingham (Photo courtesy Grandstand Media)

Lindsey Buckingham released Solo Anthology: The Best of Lindsey Buckingham, which includes album, live, and alternate versions of some of Lindsey’s celebrated solo albums, on Oct. 5 via Rhino Records. Lindsey will perform at Warner Theatre on Friday, Oct. 19.

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Snapshots: Social Distortion @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/29/18

SocialDistortion-38 Social Distortion performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 29, 2018. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Punk rockers Social Distortion are working on a new album intended for release in 2019. The lack of new material didn’t keep the band from hitting the road this year, however, and they totally rocked The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 29.

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Ticket Giveaway: Jonathan Richman @ 9:30 Club, 10/20/18

Jonathan Richman
Jonathan Richman (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

Jonathan Richman, best known as the frontman for influential proto-punk band Modern Lovers, will release a new solo album, SA, on Oct. 1 via Blue Arrow Records. He is performing with drummer Tommy Larkins, his frequent collaborator, in a show at 9:30 Club on Saturday, Oct. 20, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!

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Don’t Miss: The Milk Carton Kids @ Lincoln Theatre, 10/13/18

The Milk Carton Kids (Photo by Joshua Black Wilkins)

The Milk Carton Kids released All The Things That I Did and All The Things That I Didn’t Do, their second full-length record, in June via Anti- Records. The duo perform at the Lincoln Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 13.

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Music Park: Suicidal Tendencies @ 9:30 Club — 9/8/18

Suicidal Tendencies @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC, 09/08/2018 Suicidal Tendencies performs at 9:30 Club on Sept. 8, 2018. (Photos by Paivi; Words by Mickey McCarter)

From the beginning of the show, frontman Mike Muir led his band Suicidal Tendencies through a full frontal assault on the senses of the large crowd at 9:30 Club, and everyone had the time of their lives.

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