Preview: Scythian @ The Hamilton Live, 1/5/19

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Scythian (left to right): Larissa Fedoryka, Danylo Fedoryka, Alexander Fedoryka, Nolan Ladewski, Fritz McGirr (Photo by Danielle Lussier and Jim Gavenus)

DC Celtic rock quintet Scythian perform at The Hamilton Live on Saturday, Jan. 5! Kick off 2019 with a spring in your step and go dance with these talented folks.

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Music Park: Appaloosa Festival @ Skyline Ranch Resort — 8/31-9/2/18

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Scythian performs at the Appaloosa Festival over Labor Day Weekend. (Photo by Chester Simpson)

“The Appaloosa Festival is like building a giant tree fort as a kid, and it keeps growing!” said Dan Fedoryka of Scythian.

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Interview: Town Mountain (@ Appaloosa Festival @ Skyline Ranch Resort, 8/31-9/2/18)

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Town Mountain (Photo by Sandlin Gaither)

Appaloosa Festival returns as DC’s top roots music festival on Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Skyline Ranch Resort in Front Royal, Virginia. Festival hosts Scythian, your favorite DC Celtic rockers, present a strong lineup, including Gaelic Storm, Mandolin Orange, Six-String Soldiers, Aoife Soctt (Irish folk artist of the year), and Town Mountain, the talented string band from Asheville, North Carolina.

Parklife DC recently caught up with Town Mountain banjo player Jesse Langlais via email to get the latest news about the band and to find out more about their upcoming sixth studio album, New Freedom Blues, due for release on Oct. 5.

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Music Park: The Alarm @ City Winery — 8/8/18

TheAlarm06 Mike Peters fronts The Alarm at City Winery DC on Aug. 8. 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

The National Health Service of the United Kingdom turned 70 years old in July, and Wales called upon native son Mike Peters of The Alarm to perform in a concert to honor the anniversary.

Seated directly in front of Mike in a special chair for the occasion was none other than Charles, Prince of Wales, the singer recalled in a story at City Winery in DC on Wednesday.

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Don’t Miss: The Alarm @ City Winery, 8/8/18

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The Alarm (Photo courtesy Chart Room Media)

The Alarm released Equals, their most recent studio album, through The Twenty First Century Recording Company on June 29. Frontman Mike Peters and the band are on their most extensive North American Tour in some time, and they visit City Winery in DC on Wednesday, Aug. 8!

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Music Park: Dropkick Murphys @ The Anthem — 3/10/18

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Al Barr of the Dropkick Murphys greets the sold-out crowd at The Anthem on March 10, 2018. (Photos by Ben Eisendrath /Instagram+Twitter: Insomnigraphic/GrillworksBen)

It was a week before St. Patrick’s Day to be sure, but it was still a pleasant surprise that Dropkick Murphys sold out The Anthem for a spirited show of Celtic punk on Saturday.

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