Don’t Miss: Suuns @ Union Stage, 5/24/18

Suuns (Photo by Joseph Yarmush)

Suuns, the innovative Montreal neo-psychedelic quartet, released Felt, their fourth studio album, via Secretly Canadian in March. The band perform tonight, May 24, at Union Stage, and there are tickets still remaining!

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Music Park: Michael Blume @ Union Stage — 5/17/18

Michael Blume
Michael Blume performs at Union Stage on May 17, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Michael Blume can be described in many ways — singer, rapper, activist, but never boring. The New Jersey native was in DC recently to entertain and inform a packed Union Stage crowd. The Yale graduate used the platform to deliver his style of R&B and rap with a dose of progressive commentary.

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Music Park: Lawrence @ Union Stage — 5/17/18

Lawrence performs at Union Stage on May 17, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Lawrence, the eight-piece band led by siblings Clyde Lawrence and Gracie Lawrence, kicked off their “New Stuff Tour” last Thursday at Union Stage. It was the group’s first time performing in DC, and Gracie’s first performance as a 21 year old.

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Don’t Miss: Post Animal @ Union Stage, 6/2/18

Post Animal (Photo courtesy Polyvinyl Records)

Post Animal, a psych-rock five-piece from Chicago, recently released When I Think of You in a Castle, their debut full-length record, via Polyvinyl Records. The guys perform at Union Stage in support of that album on Saturday, June 2.

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Don’t Miss: Michael Blume @ Union Stage, 5/17/18

Michael Blume
Michael Blume (Photo by Cha’ves Williams)

New York City soul artist Michael Blume is planning to release a new EP, Cynicism & Sincerity, on June 8, following on the heels of two previous EP releases in 2016 and 2017. He’s performing at Union Stage on Thursday, May 17, to open Lawrence, the duo of fellow New Yorkers Clyde and Gracie Lawrence.

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Around Town: Funk Parade @ U Street NW (DC), 5/12/18

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The Funk Parade March, free and open to the public, rolls down U Street NW, DC, on May 6, 2017. (Photo by John Sonderman)

Editor’s Note: Funk Parade recent introduced a general festival wristband, providing priority entry into select evening music venues during its showcase on May 12. Funk Parade also will host its first-ever Featured Showcase at the Lincoln Theatre, featuring Ari Lennox, Mannywellz, and more.

Buy the General Music Fest Wristband online here, and buy your tickets to the Lincoln Theatre Showcase online here.

For other details, Parklife DC presents the full text of a press release issued by Funk Parade on Thursday below.

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