Music Park: Bat Fangs @ Comet Ping Pong — 8/16/18

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Bat Fangs perform at Comet Ping Pong on Aug. 16, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

There are few concerts more fun these days than a Bat Fangs show, as Betsy Wright and Laura King reminded us at Comet Ping Pong on Thursday. The ladies blasted into a rollicking set that produced a rather euphoric buoyancy throughout the audience, who packed the room to catch Bat Fangs on tour with The Love Language.

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Don’t Miss: Bat Fangs @ Comet Ping Pong, 8/16/18

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Bat Fangs (Photo courtesy Don Giovanni Records)

When you look up “women who rock” in the dictionary, you’ll see a picture of Bat Fangs! The dynamic duo of glam garage are blasting their way onto stage at Comet Ping Pong on Thursday, Aug. 16 in a tour with The Love Language. (Note this show was originally scheduled for Rock and Roll Hotel.)

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Music Park: Bat Fangs @ Comet Ping Pong — 2/9/18

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Bat Fangs perform at Comet Ping Pong on Feb. 9, 2018.

Listening to Bat Fangs, the full-blast duo of Betsy Wright and Laura King, is a delightful exercise in identifying influences. But their electrifying lines of rock ‘n roll truly ignite in live performances, such as with the band’s sold-out show at Comet Ping Pong on Friday.

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Don’t Miss: Bat Fangs @ Comet Ping Pong, 2/9/18

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Bat Fangs (Photo courtesy Don Giovanni Records)

Betsy Wright is the bassist for DC power pop trio Ex Hex. Laura King is drummer for North Carolina garage rockers Flesh Wounds. Together, they are also Bat Fangs! The band releases its debut self-titled album on Friday, Feb. 2 via Don Giovanni Records. One week later, Sasha Lord presents Bat Fangs playing that new album at Comet Ping Pong on Friday, Feb. 9!

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Don’t Miss: Time Is Fire @ Comet Ping Pong, 5/13/17

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Time Is Fire perform at The Howard Theatre on April 20, 2015. (Photo by Kay Said/Courtesy Time Is Fire)

DC’s Time Is Fire released a second EP, Angels, on March 31 via Electric Cowbell, and the psychedelic dance quartet perform next at Comet Ping Pong on Saturday, May 13.

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Snapshots: Parklife DC More Best Pictures of 2016

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As we wrap up 2016 here at Parklife DC, we looked back on our best concert photos of the year, where reviewed our 10 (actually 11) favorite photos on our blog.

But while Paivi and Kristie considerably brightened up our blog with their pictures, Theresa C. Sanchez and myself also have been out there photographing some concerts. So now we are rounding up the best of the rest to present some cool photos that Theresa and I captured over the year as well.

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Music Park: K A G @ Comet Ping Pong — 12/1/16

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Katie Alice Greer performs as K A G at Comet Ping Pong on Dec. 1, 2016.

Katie Alice Greer stood focused on her electronic rig Thursday night at Comet Ping Pong, presenting quite a contrast to her explosive persona as lead vocalist of Priests.

Rather than wailing at the top of her lungs as DC metro’s resident punk banshee, Katie instead sang minimally over droning beats, often directing her voice into an old telephone receiver plugged into her gear. In so doing, Katie made her cassette release party as solo project K A G a far cry from her frenetic kinetics in Priests.

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