Interview: Chris Kamsch of Dingleberry Dynasty (@ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 3/30/18)

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Dingleberry Dynasty (Photo courtesy Chris Kamsch)

Hey, Dingleberry Dynasty, Baltimore’s best comedy band, performs tonight at The Fillmore Silver Spring, opening Steel Panther! Read our interview with Chris Kamsch of Dingleberry Dynasty, then buy a ticket to go see them.

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Don’t Miss: Dingleberry Dynasty @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 3/30/18

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Dingleberry Dynasty perform at Metro Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 27, 2017. (Photo by Shane Gardner)

Last December, self-proclaimed “poop punk” band Dingleberry Dynasty released their fourth studio album, Does Fecal Matter? And now, the six-man comedy band plays the new songs and the old as they open Steel Panther at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Friday, March 30.

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Music Park: Ezra Furman @ Rock & Roll Hotel — 3/10/18

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Ezra Furman brings the house down at the Rock & Roll Hotel on March 10, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Ezra Furman may be one of the best musical secrets around. One part Bruce Springsteen and two equal parts Rock Horror Picture Show and Transformer-era Lou Reed (he’s even written a book on the subject), Ezra took the folk-tinged elements of his early records and expanded them over the past decade to include glam, ’50’s doo wop, and punk. He played this exciting blend of genres at Rock and Roll Hotel on Saturday.

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Music Park: Mundy @ DC9 — 3/3/18

Mundy 16Mundy Spears performs at DC9 on March 3, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Vocalist Mundy Spears is a new wave revelation, packing a petite punch as frontwoman for a band bearing her name and backing the glam punk rocker with euphonious old-school funk.

Mundy was first up on a winning bill at DC9 on Saturday to open surf rockers High Waisted — and wow did she start the evening off right!

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

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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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Music Park: Celebrating David Bowie @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 2/10/18

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Imagine if David Bowie, alive and healthy today, were to hit the road for a tour. He would undoubtedly call up pianist Mike Garson and say, “All right, let’s assemble a band.”

The results of such an imagined scenario became joyous reality at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Saturday when Mike there assembled the world’s greatest Bowie band. Banded together to play many of the most powerful Bowie hits, the musicians gathered from across Bowie’s career read like a who’s who in a moonage daydream of a Bowie group — guitarist Earl Slick, guitarist Gerry Leonard, bassist Carmine Rojas, and the impeccable Mr. Garson.

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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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