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Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lil Ronnie & the Grand Dukes. Birchmere. $25.
Orquesta Ashe, Ocho de Bastos. Black Cat. $12/$15. All ages.
Van Morrison. DAR Constitution Hall. $95-$350.
Keith Secola & His Wild Band of Indians. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free.
O.A.R., Matt Nathanson. Merriweather Post Pavilion. $30–$38.
The Start, Normandie, The Perfects, Skydivers. The Red & The Black. $10. [...]

Dead Man’s Bones

Turns out, this October holds yet another treat for fans of ghoul-centric jams. On Oct. 6, Anti- will release Dead Man's Bones, the eponymous debut album of Oscar-nominated hottie Ryan Gosling and his BFF Zach Shields. (via P4K) On the album's cover (above), Shields is on the left, Gosling the right, and the costumed Silverlake [...]

Falling Out of Love With Lou Reed

The one-room Adamson Gallery looks and smells crisp, clean. Like fresh ink and paper, or new money. It's 6:30 p.m., and I’ve just slipped in with a party of three after fumbling the keypad/intercom system downstairs. This group claims the corner next to the bar, in front of the windows and the binder explaining the [...]

Misfits @ Jaxx October 25

Punk leftovers-cum-merchandising powerhouse the Misfits have announced a fall tour, stopping at Jaxx Sunday, Oct. 25. It's not quite Halloween, but close enough.
The Jersey-bred musclemen/metal punks emerged in 1977, developed a crude catalog of '50s B-movie themes banged out and recorded with even less tact,  and, technically, disbanded by 1983 (when head howler Glenn Danzig [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

M. Ward, Chain & the Gang. 9:30 club. $25. All ages.
Deanna Bogart & Tom Principato Band. Birchmere. $25.
Shortstack, Lorelei, The Moderate. Black Cat. $10. All ages.
The Charm Offensive, Lanterns, Drunken Banshees, Free Electric State. The Red & The Black. $8. +21.
The Method, Ramzy, The Frustrations, Justin Trawick. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10. All ages.
Sunsets with [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

The Footprint in Hip Hop Tour: Method Man & Red Man, Ghostface Killah, Duo Live. 9:30 club. $35. All ages.
Sophia Bass, Ruthi & the Tracers. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers, Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials. Birchmere. $25.
Head Automatica, Cubic Zirconia. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
Carol Bui Butterflies, Impossible Hair, [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

An Evening w/ King Sunny Ade & his African Beats. 9:30 club. $25. All ages.
The Paulverizers, Idle Americans. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Oleta Adams. Birchmere. $39.50.
Novalima, Pistolera. Black Cat. $18/$22. All ages.
Lovvers, Small Doses, Cigarbox Planetarium. Comet Ping Pong. All ages.
John Legend, India.Arie. Merriweather Post Pavilion. $36–$109.
Hello Society, Marbin, Lucky Dub. The Red & [...]

Pixies Plan D.C. Stop in ‘Doolittle’ North American Tour

Let this Thursday's Grand Duchy (Frank Black & wife Violet Clark) show at the Black Cat be a warm up for District Pixies fans. Via Spin and P4K (Emphatic/ecstatic bolding mine):
Frontman Frank Black tells SPIN.com that the Boston-born quartet will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking release, Doolittle, by playing the album in its [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

The Dance Party, Ra Ra Rasputin, Tigercity, Casper Bangs. 9:30 club. $15. All ages.
Deja Blue, Clarence “Bluesman” Turner. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Handsome Furs, Dri, The Cinnamon Band. Black Cat. $12. All ages.
Lynne Fiddmont. Blues Alley. $25.
Atheist, The Faceless, Psyopus, The Agonist, Gnostic, Condemn the Infected, A Bloodbath in Boston. Jaxx. $20/$23.
Alex Brown Quartet [...]

Whartscape 2009: Free Kick-Off Show Friday

The mid Atlantic ain't exactly synonymous with kick-ass music festivals, but Baltimore's renegade art/music collective Wham City (most famous member: Dan Deacon) might be changing that. This Friday kicks off the fourth annual Whartscape, a three-day, weekend-long sonic smorgasbord of B-more's best and brightest bands, and their friends from the rest of the States and [...]

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