Music Park: LP @ 9:30 Club — 3/5/18

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LP puts brings down the house at the 9:30 Club on March 5, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

LP’s music has been around for years, and even before she had released her break out single, “Into the Wild,” in 2012. Most of her work was heard through the lens of other artists such as Rihanna, Cher, and Christina Aguilera. But if you are versed in LP’s own catalog or her amazing performances you know that besides having a talent for great songwriting, LP is one brilliant showperson and has a vocal range that makes even the most seasoned performers envious. That brilliance was on full display in a sold-out show at 9:30 Club on Monday.

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Don’t Miss: Out of Touch (The Music of Daryl Hall and John Oates) @ Dodge City, 3/8/18

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Daryl Hall and John Oates in 1984.

Once a month, Parklife DC brings you a new wave party at Dodge City. But on Thursday, March 8, we’re throwing our regular format out the window for a night of music dedicated to Daryl Hall and John Oates! Come out to listen to Hall & Oates all evening!

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Music Park: Mundy @ DC9 — 3/3/18

Mundy 16Mundy Spears performs at DC9 on March 3, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Vocalist Mundy Spears is a new wave revelation, packing a petite punch as frontwoman for a band bearing her name and backing the glam punk rocker with euphonious old-school funk.

Mundy was first up on a winning bill at DC9 on Saturday to open surf rockers High Waisted — and wow did she start the evening off right!

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Music Park: Melanie Fiona @ Howard Theatre — 2/13/18

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Melanie Fiona performs on May 2, 2013. (Photo by Avital Zemer)

Dubbed our friendly neighbor to the north, Canada has a history of R&B generosity to the United States. Deborah Cox, Tamia and The Weekend are proof that the nation of maples is a credible musical partner, and 34-year-old Quiet Storm songstress and Toronto-native Melanie Fiona is no exception as we saw at the Howard Theatre recently.

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Snapshots: Iyves @ DC9 — 2/8/18

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Ivyes performs at DC9 on Feb. 8, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

In 2015, Iyves grabbed attention with her signature soulful style on Let the Water Run, her debut EP. The Brooklyn singer, born Hannah Taxman, also appears to be recording under her last name as Taxman. Whatever the case, Iyves visited DC9 to open Paperwhite on Thursday and left a big impression on us indeed!

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Don’t Miss: Melanie Fiona @ Howard Theatre, 2/13/18

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Melanie Fiona (Photo courtesy Universal Attractions)

Melanie Fiona Hallim, better known simply as Melanie Fiona, will soon release Next Train, her third studio album, and she’s on tour after releasing a single, “Remember U.” The R&B soprano performs at The Howard Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

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