Don’t Miss: Moonrise Festival @ Pimlico Race Course (Baltimore, MD), 8/11-8/12/18

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Moonrise Festival is the region’s biggest electronic music festival, and this year it’s bringing along artists like Diplo, DJ Snake, Kaskade, Vince Staples, and more! Make plans to go to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, on Aug. 11-12!

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Music Park: Sylvan Esso @ The Anthem — 7/26/18

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Sylvan Esso dazzles a packed The Anthem on July 26, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

There’s a magic that Amelia Meath (vocals) and Nick Sanborn (producer/sound engineer) create. It’s an infectious feeling generated by Amelia’s compelling voice and energetic dance moves — itself buoyed by the soundscapes formed and molded by Nick’s panel of sounds. Over the past two LPs (2014’s self-titled Sylvan Esso and last year’s What Now), the North Carolina-based Sylvan Esso created beat-soaked tunes that stick in your head. But it’s their live show that’s a force to behold.

On Thursday night at The Anthem, the duo pulled no punches.

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Music Park: Britney Spears @ MGM National Harbor — 7/13/18

BritneySpears Britney Spears performs at MGM National Harbor on July 12, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

In the second half of her show at MGM National Harbor on Friday, Britney Spears grinds to a halt for a mock conversation with one of her dancers.

“Stop the show?” Britney asked. “We need to find a hot guy to dance with us?”

As it turned out, Team Britney already had a game volunteer named “Scott” lined up aside the stage, and he would soon provide some comic relief as a fetish object during a flashy performance of “Freakshow” from Britney’s 2007 album, Blackout.

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Music Park: Taylor Swift @ FedEx Field — 7/10/18

Taylor Swift @ FedEx Field, Landover MD, 07/10/2018Taylor Swift performs at FedEx Field on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Words by Samara Tu

Taylor Swift recently performed a near sold-out show at FedEx Field on Tuesday after a year-long hiatus away from the spotlight. Known in previous tours for giving a unique concert experience, Taylor delivered a show that left fans captivated and eager to listen to her new Reputation album for days.

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Don’t Miss: Sylvan Esso @ The Anthem, 7/26/18

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Sylvan Esso (Photo courtesy Paradigm Talent Agency)

Sylvan Esso, the electropop duo of Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, released What Now, their second studio album in 2017, and this year the band released a new single — “PARAD(w/m)E.” Sylvan Esso soon start a summer tour, and they will perform at The Anthem on Thursday, July 26.

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