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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Snapshots: Yoke Lore @ Songbyrd Music House — 1/29/17

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Yoke Lore performs at Songbyrd Music House on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Isaiah Hattix)

Adrian Galvin, formerly of Walk the Moon, now has a solo project called Yoke Lore. He recently launched his first headlining tour, which visited Songbyrd Music House on Jan. 29, on the heels of several EPs of new music.

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Ticket Giveaway: Yoke Lore @ Songbyrd Music House, 1/29/18

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Yoke Lore (Photo courtesy No Big Deal PR)

Adrian Galvin, formerly of Walk the Moon, struck out on his own with solo project Yoke Lore, and he released Far Shore, his debut EP as Yoke Lore, in 2016. He followed that up with Goodpain, a second EP, last summer. Yoke Lore will perform at Songbyrd Music House on Monday, Jan. 29, and you can win tickets to see the show with Parklife DC!

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Music Park: Metronomy @ Brooklyn Steel — 11/13/17

Metronomy 05 Joseph Mount fronts Metronomy at Brooklyn Steel in New York City on Nov. 13, 2017.

Although famously self-reliant, Joseph Mount likes a good team — and he’s got one in Metronomy, his four-member (five when touring) English indie pop band.

In performance, Metronomy always show some team spirit through color coordinated outfits (occasionally the same matching outfit), but against that backdrop the individual bandmates shine through their own contributions, as demonstrated in a sold-out show at Brooklyn Steel in New York City on Nov. 13.

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Music Park: Dhani Harrison @ U Street Music Hall — 11/7/17

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Dhani Harrison performs at U Street Music Hall on Nov. 7, 2017. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

I first became aware of Dhani Harrison in 2003 while watching the concert film, “Concert for George.” At one point, Sir Paul McCartney said, referring to Dhani onstage, something to the effect that “we all got old, but George stayed the same.” Indeed, the physical resemblance with his beloved father is startling, but the younger Harrison has made his way as a musician on his own terms as evidenced by his show at U Street Music Hall on Nov. 7.

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Ticket Giveaway: Cut Copy @ 9:30 Club, 11/29/17

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Cut Copy (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

Australian synthpoppers Cut Copy released Haiku from Zero, their fifth full-length album, on Sept. 22, and they begin a US tour next week. That tour arrives at 9:30 Club on Wednesday, Nov. 29, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.

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Music Park: Atlas Genius @ Sixth & I — 10/16/17

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Keith Jeffery performs at EdgeFest in Dallas, Texas, on April 27, 2013. (Photo by Alexa Stickler)

Brothers Keith and Michael Jeffrey, better known as alternative rock band Atlas Genius, put on a lively show at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on Monday. Atlas Genius is currently on a US tour following the release of their new single, “63 Days,” the band’s first new music for nearly two years.

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