Thursday, May 15, 2008

DC Show Update

Updated in italics throughout the week. My picks are in bold.

9:30 Club
Thu., 6/26: Butthole Surfers
Fri., 6/27: Pat Green
Sun., 7/13: Jay Brannan
Sun., 7/20: Yaz [on sale 6/5] (NO! please go away!)
Fri., 7/25: Spiritualized [on sale 5/29]
Sat., 8/16: The Faint [on sale 5/17]
Wed., 10/8: Hot Chip [on sale 5/23]

Except as noted above, tickets for 9:30 Club shows go on sale tomorrow (Thu., 5/15) at 10am Eastern via

Black Cat
Mon., 6/2: Sore Thumbs, Ghost Light (backstage)
Wed., 6/4: The Jet Age, Alexander the Great, Petworth (backstage)
Thu., 6/12: Sleepercar, Statehood, Avec (backstage)
Tue., 6/24: The Cassettes, Aerialist, The Mantras (backstage)
Thu., 6/26: Dianogah, Perfect Souvenir (backstage)
Mon., 6/30: Oxford Collapse, Frightened Rabbit (backstage)
Fri., 7/26: Tilly and the Wall
Fri., 8/1: Bon Iver, Bowerbirds
Sat., 8/2: We Are Scientists

Tickets for all listed Black Cat shows go on sale on Friday (5/16) at 5pm Eastern via Ticketmaster.

I haven't spoken about Frightened Rabbit much yet. If you want to hear why they're a pick, check out their fantastic WOXY Lounge Act from SXSW.

Thu., 7/3: Eef Barzelay, Ferraby Lionhart

Tickets for Iota shows are sold at the door. I've mentioned this show before, but I'm repeating it now because LA's Ferraby Lionhart has been announced as the opener.

Rock and Roll Hotel
Tue., 7/8: No Age, High Places, Abe Vigoda
Fri., 7/11: Half Japanese, Aliens, Julie Ocean
Tue., 7/15: Nomo

Tickets for listed Rock and Roll Hotel shows go on sale on Friday (5/16) at 10am Eastern at the brand spanking new - but significantly less user-friendly - Ticket Alternative site.

State Theatre
Thu., 6/5: Blackalicious
Fri., 8/29: The Motels

Tickets for listed State Theatre shows are on sale now at the State Theatre website.


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