Don’t Miss: Brian Wilson @ Lincoln Theatre, 5/4/17

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Brian Wilson (Photo courtesy the artist)

The legendary Brian Wilson will appear for two nights at the Lincoln Theatre on Wednesday, May 3, and Thursday, May 4, to celebrate the seminal Beach Boys album Pet Sounds in what he’s calling final performances of the album. Wednesday is sold out, but amazingly tickets still remain for the Thursday night show.

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Music Park: Glam Skanks @ Lincoln Theatre — 1/23/17

Glam Skanks 14 Vocalist Ali Cat of Glam Skanks catches her microphone at the Lincoln Theatre in DC on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

What do you get when you combine Wonder Woman with a motorcycle daredevil and give her the voice of Suzi Quatro?

You get Ali Cat, lead singer of Glam Skanks, a rock-n-roll girl band from Los Angeles. And when you put Ali with her bandmates, you get a ton of musical hijinks and a stageful of fun.

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Around Town: Grand Opening @ The Anthem, 10/12/17

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The promotions and production company that owns the 9:30 Club yesterday revealed more details of its sister club, officially set to open on Oct. 12, 2017. Owner I.M.P. did not disclose if the concert hall, named The Anthem, will host a band or other event that day.

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Interview: Veronica Volume of Glam Skanks (Opening for Adam Ant at Lincoln Theatre, 1/23/17)

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Adam Ant kicks of a 35th anniversary tour for his album Kings of the Wild Frontier here in DC at the Lincoln Theatre on Monday, Jan. 23. As his opening act, he’ll be bringing along Glam Skanks, an energetic new quartet from Los Angeles. Glam Skanks recently published their first album, Glitter City, via Unison Music Group, and they have a big glam rock sound that meshes very well with Adam Ant’s musical catalog.

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Snapshots: Parklife DC 10 Best Pictures of 2016

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Peter Hook performs at the Howard Theatre on Nov. 23, 2016. (Photo by Paivi)

It’s been a good second year for Parklife DC, particularly as we really improved our concert photography game.

Our little blog recruited some excellent photographers, notably Paivi Salonen, who is really quite good and sticking around with us into 2017! We also had the pleasure of working with Kristie Chua, who has moved onto other endeavors.

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Music Park: Ingrid Michaelson @ Lincoln Theatre — 11/21/16

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With notes and remembrances writ large behind the stage, Ingrid Michaelson and her merry band regaled the sold out Lincoln Theatre on November 21st with songs of longing and heartache and empowerment.

In fact, we knew we were in for an entertaining night when Ingrid exclaimed, “DC! So nice, doing me twice.” Referring, of course, to the fact she was playing at The Lincoln Theatre for two nights.

Ingrid’s show was about having fun, and it was clear that she was enjoying herself immensely, with a wry smile on her face at all times and a steady supply of jokes and stories.

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