Snapshots: Gang of Youths @ 9:30 Club — 12/10/18

GangOfYouths Gang of Youths performs at 9:30 Club on Dec. 10, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The phrase, “Go big or go home,” was likely crafted with Australian indie rock band Gang of Youths in mind. The quintet put on a powerful 90-minute set on a Monday night recently before a packed crowd at 9:30 Club during a stop on its Say Yes to Life North American Tour.

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Live Review: Cults @ DC9 — 12/1/18

Cults 9Cults perform at DC9 on Dec 1, 2018. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

New York duo Cults, consisting of Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin, played at DC9 for two nights — and with both nights selling out, the performance made for a packed, exciting show.  Continue reading

Preview: Gang of Youths @ 9:30 Club, 12/10/18

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Gang of Youths (Photo by Sergey Osipov)

Australian indie rockers Gang of Youths recently released a new live album, MTV Unplugged (Live in Melbourne) with a special vinyl edition coming to the United States on Dec. 21. Before that, however, you can actually see Gang of Youths live at 9:30 Club on Monday, Dec. 10!

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Don’t Miss: DC 101 Office Party @ The Anthem, 12/4/18

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Bastille (Photo courtesy Red Light Management)

British synthpop band Bastille will soon release its third album, Doom Days, but first it will headline the DC101 Office Party at The Anthem on Tuesday, Dec. 4! Sharing the bill with Bastille are Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Meg Myers, and The Glorious Sons.

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Music Park: Mitski @ 9:30 Club — 11/16/18

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Mitski amazes a sold-out crowd at 9:30 Club on Nov. 16, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Mitski Miyawaki, who performs simply as Mitski, is that rare artist who writes songs that are both musically complex and creates an emotional sympatico between herself and her audience. That skill was on display in her show at 9:30 Club on Friday, the first of two sold-out nights.

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Music Park: Young the Giant w/ Lights @ The Anthem — 11/16/18

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Sameer Gadhia, of Young the Giant, keeps the crowd dancing all night at The Anthem on Nov. 16, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen) 

Who doesn’t like to dance on a Friday night?  Young the Giant showed up at The Anthem this past Friday and gave everyone a reason to dance all night. Shantel Breen went to take part in the fun.

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