Music Park: Dana Fuchs @ The Hamilton — 5/26/18

Dana Fuchs @ SBF 2014
Dana Fuchs performs at Sierre Blues Festival on July 9, 2014. (Photo by Christophe Losberger)

Have you seen Across the Universe? If you’ve seen the 2007 Beatles musical film, then you’ve seen Dana Fuchs. In the film, Dana plays Sadie, an aspiring singer; her name comes from the song “Sexy Sadie.” Most memorably, Dana sings “Helter Skelter” in the movie.

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Don’t Miss: Dana Fuchs @ The Hamilton, 5/26/18

Dana Fuchs (Photo by Merry Cyr)

Dana Fuchs will release Love Lives On, her seventh studio album, on Friday, May 18, and then she will perform at The Hamilton on Saturday, May 26.

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Snapshots: Beth Ditto @ 9:30 Club — 3/10/18

Beth Ditto performs at the 9:30 Club.
Beth Ditto performs at 9:30 Club on March 10, 2018. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson)

Last year, Beth Ditto released her solo debut album, Fake Sugar, via Virgin Records. She performed at U Street Music Hall not long afterward but she returned Saturday for a second and bigger round at 9:30 Club. Kyle was there to shoot the show.

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Music Park: Dixie Dregs @ Lincoln Theater — 3/7/18

Steve Morse and Allen Sloan of the Dixie Dregs perform at the Lincoln Theater on March 7, 2018. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

I’ve been a Dixie Dregs fan for as long as I can remember. I’ve still got their original LPs in my vinyl collection and have seen the band perform several times over the years. So, when I first read that the original line-up was reuniting for the Dawn of the Dregs Tour, I made sure that I would be at The Lincoln Theatre on Wednesday.

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Don’t Miss: Beth Ditto @ 9:30 Club, 3/10/18

Beth Ditto (Photo courtesy Virgin Records)

After 17 years with soulful punk band The Gossip, Beth Ditto went solo last year, releasing her debut album, Fake Sugar, via Virgin Records. Beth toured after the album but she’s coming back to DC for a second round with a show at 9:30 Club on Saturday, March 10.

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Don’t Miss: Dixie Dregs @ Lincoln Theatre, 3/7/18

Dixie Dregs (Photo courtesy MSO PR)

Critically acclaimed Southern rock band the Dixie Dregs will perform at the Lincoln Theatre in DC on Wednesday, March 7, in a stop on their Dawn of the Dregs Tour. The national headlining tour marks the first time in 40 years the original band performs together on one stage.

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Ticket Giveaway: J. Roddy Walston and The Business @ 9:30 Club, 2/8/18

J. Roddy Walston and The Business (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

J. Roddy Walston and The Business released Destroyers of the Soft Life, their fourth studio album, in September 2017 via ATO Records. The gents start a tour in Boston on Friday, and they soon stop at 9:30 Club on Thursday, Feb. 8. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.

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