Don’t Miss: Loi Loi @ DC9, 2/28/18

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Kristie Di Lascio fronts Loi Loi at Rock and Roll Hotel on Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

DC synthpop trio Loi Loi will open Jenny and the Mexicats at DC9 on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Make sure to catch this terrific line-up for a night of great pop music with songs in English and Spanish!

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Music Park: Starcrawler @ DC9 — 2/17/18

Stracrawler14 Starcrawler performs at DC9 on Feb. 17, 2018.

Three members of Starcrawler began rocking out to “Castaway” to open their show at DC9 on Saturday.

Moments later, frontwoman Arrow de Wilde, disheveled and wild-eyed, bound to the stage and immediately appeared to go through some sort of painful withdrawal. She contorted her face, and she scratched all over her body.

She honestly rather seemed to be in a great deal of distress, too distracted by the grip of invisible demons to perform properly, much less stand.

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Snapshots: Iyves @ DC9 — 2/8/18

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Ivyes performs at DC9 on Feb. 8, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

In 2015, Iyves grabbed attention with her signature soulful style on Let the Water Run, her debut EP. The Brooklyn singer, born Hannah Taxman, also appears to be recording under her last name as Taxman. Whatever the case, Iyves visited DC9 to open Paperwhite on Thursday and left a big impression on us indeed!

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Don’t Miss: Starcrawler @ DC9, 2/17/18

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Starcrawler (Photo courtesy Rough Trade Records)

In 2015, vocalist Arrow de Wilde meet guitarist Henri Cash in high school and formed a band—Starcrawler! Weeks ago, Starcrawler released its self-titled debut album via Rough Trade Records. Now, they are coming to DC9 on their first headlining tour for a show on Feb. 17.

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Don’t Miss: Liberation Dance Party @ DC9, 2/9 + 2/23/18

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Last month, I reviewed a terrific live show by The Wombats at 9:30 Club. The show sold out in a heartbeat, the band were enthused, the audience went nuts—it was a good time.

But I wouldn’t even know who The Wombats were if I hadn’t first heard them at Liberation Dance Party at DC9.

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