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A Ragtag Team of Neil Impersonators, and Other Legends

Friday, May 1: For those who never tire of sexytime with aging furry-chested musical icons, or at least proximities thereof, Super Diamond is for you. It’s not the “real” Neil Diamond, but are we so sure an original existed in the first place? Read more on A Ragtag Team of Neil Impersonators, and Other Legends… Read more on A Ragtag Team of Neil Impersonators, and Other Legends…
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Legends Of Jazz, Television, And FURRIES, In A List Of Epic Proportions

Sunday, April 19: If you were too busy avoiding “hope” (Garth Brooks) to attend the free inaugural concert in January, then you have another chance to enjoy a free ride with the Green Apple Music Festival on the National Mall. You’ll have to endure some speeches about the environment (which, face it, will only hurt a little) but in between you get a free show from the FURRY-APPROVED Flaming Lips, DJ Spooky, Los Lobos, and Phish-lite jam band Moe. Chevy Chase (the person, not the city) will be the MC! Solar panels for all! Free, starts at 12PM. [Green Apple Music Festival] Read more on Legends Of Jazz, Television, And FURRIES, In A List Of Epic Proportions… Read more on Legends Of Jazz, Television, And FURRIES, In A List Of Epic Proportions…
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Easter Is Now Celebrated with Mole Rats and Reggae

Tonight: British folk-rock stalwart Robyn Hitchcock, of Soft Boys “fame,” will be singing weird lyrics, lecturing his audience, and generally being awesome all over the Black Cat tonight. $20 tickets are still available here. 8PM. [Black Cat] Read more on Easter Is Now Celebrated with Mole Rats and Reggae…
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DJs In Mouse Costumes, Punk Rock Family Reunion Show

Friday, April 3: If you like Justice and Daft Punk, you might be interested in Sebastien Tellier, who also hails from France and is essential to the French dance circuit. He will be bringing his beautiful, piano-laced electro music to the 9:30 Club. 10PM. [MySpace] Read more on DJs In Mouse Costumes, Punk Rock Family Reunion Show… Read more on DJs In Mouse Costumes, Punk Rock Family Reunion Show…
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Local Rappers Recreate Jay Z’s Debut Album In Hopes of Making It Big, Too

Thursday, March 26: Local DMV rappers, producers and vocalists recreate and redefine the songs off Jay Z’s 1996 debut album, Reasonable Doubt, which helped push the hip-hop powerhouse into the big leagues. 8PM at Expo, $15. [Washington Post] Read more on Local Rappers Recreate Jay Z’s Debut Album In Hopes of Making It Big, Too… Read more on Local Rappers Recreate Jay Z’s Debut Album In Hopes of Making It Big, Too…
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Concerts That Aren’t Sold Out Yet (Sorry, Fans Of Bloc Party, Ting Tings, Cut Copy)

Thursday, March 19: Local indie band The Blackout District sound kind of like Alanis Morissette with synth. That’s a horrible comparison, but check out their MySpace and you’ll understand. Performing tonight at the Rock and Roll Hotel. [R&R Hotel] Read more on Concerts That Aren’t Sold Out Yet (Sorry, Fans Of Bloc Party, Ting Tings, Cut Copy)… Read more on Concerts That Aren’t Sold Out Yet (Sorry, Fans Of Bloc Party, Ting Tings, Cut Copy)…
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Shorts Are Back; Modest Mouse and the Moz

Thursday, March 12: Dance night Shorts is back at Asylum. All you have to do is wear a pair of shorts — short-shorts, jorts, daisy dukes, swim trunks, whatever — and you’re in. DJ Gavin Holland of Nouveau Riche will be spinning 80s muzak and there will be a ball pit. [Asylum] Read more on Shorts Are Back; Modest Mouse and the Moz… Read more on Shorts Are Back; Modest Mouse and the Moz…
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Hip-Hop, Hardcore, and Stevie Nicks

Friday, March 6: The music of The Foreign Exchange is best described as “pretty” underground hip hop music, with their jazzy piano samples, soulful lady vocals and romantic lyrics. Yazarah, Darien Brockington, Zo! and The Ells open. $18, The Black Cat. [Black Cat] Read more on Hip-Hop, Hardcore, and Stevie Nicks… Read more on Hip-Hop, Hardcore, and Stevie Nicks…
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Happy Indie Music And A Somalian Rapper

Thursday, Feb. 26: Dave Nada of electro getup Nadastrom and DJ Harry Dixon get together at Napoleon and for Better Days, a house-y new dance night. Nadastrom actually has a new EP out, Pussy, and it’s pretty good. [WaPo] Read more on Happy Indie Music And A Somalian Rapper… Read more on Happy Indie Music And A Somalian Rapper…
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Hot Sisters, Hot Asians, New York Jews

Thursday, Feb. 19: More electronic music from English group Fujiya & Miyagi (who sound a bit like Hot Chip if you’re into that) and the School of Seven Bells, a pet project of one of the members of the Secret Machines. School of Seven Bells, who have collaborated with Prefuse 73, include those megahot sisters from On!Air!Library!. 7PM, 9:30 Club. [9:30 Club] Read more on Hot Sisters, Hot Asians, New York Jews… Read more on Hot Sisters, Hot Asians, New York Jews…
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Bukkake Party Tonight

Friday, Feb. 13: Talib Kweli, one of underground hip-hop’s most notorious MCs, plays Sonar tonight in Baltimore. Jean Grae, a female rapper from NYC by way of Cape Town, opens. [Sonar] Read more on Bukkake Party Tonight… Read more on Bukkake Party Tonight…
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Cat Power, Cake And Caverns

Thursday, Feb. 5: Brightest Young Things is throwing a listening party for “Dark Was the Night,” their latest indie rock compilation. Electrohaters, rejoice; there’s not a sign of synth to be found on the comp, and they’ll be playing music by Cat Power, Blonde Redhead, Spoon, The New Pornographers and Yo La Tengo all night. [Brightest Young Things] Read more on Cat Power, Cake And Caverns… Read more on Cat Power, Cake And Caverns…
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Calling All Pill Poppers And Glockenspiel Lovers

Thursday, Jan. 29: There’s a difference between electro and techno, and the music at The Electric Cabaret will most definitely be techno, so if you’re not into pill popping and Eurotrash, then this dance night is not for you. German house DJ Sacha Muse is featured; download a sample mix here. 9PM at Muse. [Brightest Young Things] Read more on Calling All Pill Poppers And Glockenspiel Lovers… Read more on Calling All Pill Poppers And Glockenspiel Lovers…
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‘Money, Bitches, Cars, Clothes and Weed’

Friday, Jan. 23: Brooklyn-based DJ crew American Dream Team play at the Rock & Roll Hotel at 9:30PM, and you better pray to God they play their hit “Money,” a snazzy electro song with lyrics that repeat “money, bitches, cars, clothes and weed,” D.C.’s favorite vices. [Rock & Roll Hotel] Read more on ‘Money, Bitches, Cars, Clothes and Weed’… Read more on ‘Money, Bitches, Cars, Clothes and Weed’…