Snapshots: Amos Lee @ Lincoln Theatre — 9/18/18

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Amos Lee performs at the Lincoln Theatre on Sept. 18, 2018. (Photo by Jules McNamara)

Amos Lee released My New Moon, his latest album, via Dualtone Music Group in August, and he swung by the Lincoln Theatre recently to share songs from across his career. Jules MacNamara took some pictures of the show!

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Don’t Miss: Amos Lee @ Lincoln Theatre, 9/18/18

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Amos Lee (Photo by Brantley Gutierrez)

Philadelphia singer-songwriter Amos Lee has taken his latest album, My New Moon, on the road and will perform at the Lincoln Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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Music Park: Waxahatchee @ The Miracle Theatre — 9/8/18

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Waxahatchee performs at the Fletcher Opera Theater during the Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Sept. 12, 2015. (Photo by James Willamor)

Waxahatchee, the musical project of Katie Crutchfield, serenaded DC’s Miracle Theater on Saturday with her lovely melodies and gorgeous, powerful voice.

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Music Park: Nothing @ Rock and Roll Hotel — 9/7/18

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Nothing brings the noise at the Rock and Roll Hotel on Sept. 7, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Nothing, the Philadelphia-born band led by Domenic “Nicky” Palermo (former hardcore punk vocalist for Horror Show), is the story of a band and a man who has gone through a constant string of adversity but who perseveres in spite of (or perhaps because of) it. That perseverance was evident at the Rock and Roll Hotel on Friday.

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Music Park: Jill Scott @ MGM National Harbor — 7/14/18

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Jill Scott performs at MGM National Harbor on June 25, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

The sexual. The sensual. The political. The empowerment. Jilly from Philly — you know her as R&B veteran Jill Scott — gave MGM National Harbor a potent dose of all four experiences on Saturday.

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Music Park: Quiet Slang @ Rock and Roll Hotel — 7/12/18

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James Alex of Quiet Slang pours out his heart at the Rock and Roll Hotel on July 12, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Beach Slang — the loud, driving, heart-on-your sleeve band led by James Alex — has been making their brand of Replacements-tinged powerpunk for a few years now. Beyond the rough and noisy exterior, Beach Slang songs are about connecting with the feeling of being different or an outsider or being yourself despite what others think.

But there’s a soft center to that hard exterior. So when James Alex announced the new quiet focus on Beach Slang songs with a project called Quiet Slang, it seemed like a natural extension. The resulting album, Everything Matters But No One Is Listening, is a beautiful retelling that sounds natural instead of forced, particularly when presented at Rock and Roll Hotel on Thursday.

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