Don’t Miss: The Zombies @ Birchmere, 7/17/17 (Perspective on a Very Good Year)

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The Zombies perform at 9:30 Club on March 23, 2017. (Photo by Theresa C. Sanchez)

The Zombies Continue Banner Year

If the “Modfather” hands you one of his all-time favorite albums and tells you to listen, it would behoove you to do so.

Paul Weller helped transform the sound of British rock during the 1970s with his former punk rock-new wave band The Jam and later with The Style Council in the 1980s. When he’s not recording new music on his own (his 13th solo album “A Kind of Revolution” drops May 12) or performing live, you can find him at a record store collecting vinyl like it’s his job. His musical appetite is varied and oftentimes obscure, but always on point, so it’s no surprise a critically acclaimed commercial flop like Odessey and Oracle (misspelling courtesy artist Terry Quirk) is at the top of the tastemaker’s list.

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Music Park: Brian Wilson @ Lincoln Theatre — 5/3/17

Brian Wilson 01 Brian Wilson sings at the Lincoln Theatre on May 3, 2017.

Brian Wilson was surely feeling wistful when he sat down at his piano Wednesday night and opened his sold-out concert at the Lincoln Theatre with “Heroes and Villains.”

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Don’t Miss: Time Is Fire @ Comet Ping Pong, 5/13/17

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Time Is Fire perform at The Howard Theatre on April 20, 2015. (Photo by Kay Said/Courtesy Time Is Fire)

DC’s Time Is Fire released a second EP, Angels, on March 31 via Electric Cowbell, and the psychedelic dance quartet perform next at Comet Ping Pong on Saturday, May 13.

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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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Ticket Giveaway: The Black Angels @ 9:30 Club, 4/30/17

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The Black Angels (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

Austin psychedelic rockers The Black Angels are set to release a fifth full-length album, Death Song, via Partisan Records on April 21, and they stop at 9:30 Club on Sunday, April 30 to promote it. You can win tickets to go!

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