Ticket Giveaway: Violent Femmes @ 9:30 Club, 7/9/17

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You can all just kiss off into the air/
Behind my back I can see them stare/
They’ll hurt me bad but I won’t mind/
They’ll hurt me bad they do it all the time

Violent Femmes went down in history on the strength of songs like “Kiss Off” from their 1983 self-titled debut album. Last year, the gents demonstrated again their staying power with the release of their ninth studio album, We Can Do Anything, published with PIAS. Violent Femmes have been touring the world, and they arrive in DC again to perform at 9:30 Club on Sunday, July 9. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!

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Don’t Miss: The Orwells @ Black Cat, 5/27/17

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The Orwells (Photo by Kelly Puleo)

Garage punks The Orwells released their second full-length album, Terrible Human Beings on Feb. 17 via Canvasback Music. The Chicago quintet have been on tour to support it, and they make their return to DC with a show at Black Cat on Saturday, May 27.

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Music Park: The Damned @ Baltimore Soundstage — 5/9/17

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The Damned perform at Baltimore Soundstage on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Inside Baltimore Soundstage on Tuesday night, people would randomly shout out to Captain Sensible, mimicking the call of his 1982 solo single “Wot.”

“He said Captain!” random members of the audience interjected at various points throughout a very crowded performance by The Damned, on tour to celebrate the group’s 40th anniversary. While The Damned did not indulge the audience with the catchy earworm from Sensible, the UK punks did however smash through more than 90 minutes of great highlights.

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Don’t Miss: The Damned @ Baltimore Soundstage, 5/9/17

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The Damned perform at Royal Albert Hall in London on May 20, 2016. (Photo by Dod Morrison Photography)

Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible are on a US tour to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Damned, and tickets are still available for their show tonight, May 9, at Baltimore Soundstage.

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