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Deerhunter

Rock,Electronic,Punk

Deerhunter is a four-piece indie rock band from Atlanta, Georgia. Musically, Deerhunter is, and has been, many things – ambient punk, noise rock, art rock, shoegaze, post-punk and plain pop. Their second and third albums, 'Cryptograms' and 'Microcastle,' were ranked by music critics and aficionados alike as among the best albums of their respective years.

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• Sat 7/20/19 at - 9:00 PM

JoyRyde

Pop,Dance/House

JoyRyde (John Ford) is a DJ and music producer from England.

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• Sat 7/27/19 at - 9:00 PM

The Drums

Rock,Punk

The Drums are a four-piece group from Brooklyn.

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• Thu 8/8/19 at - 8:30 PM

Bad Books

Rock

Bad Books features Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra's Andy Hull.

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• Tue 8/13/19 at - 8:30 PM

Dean Lewis

Stand Up Comedy

Comedian, Dean Lewis, is the 'in demand' comedian who specializes in presenting his 'corporate clean' show. His accomplishments include winning an emmy for writing on a comedy show in 2007 and an appearance on Ellen after winning The Wendy's Clean Comedy Challenge in 2005. Dean has also appeared on Last Comic Standing Season 5.

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• Wed 8/14/19 at - 8:00 PM

Lights

Pop,Electronic,Acoustic

Lights (aka Valerie Poxleitner) is a Canadian synth-pop singer from Toronto. In February 2012, her album 'Siberia' was nominated for a Juno Award in the category "Pop Album of the Year." She has toured on the Warped Tour and with the British band Keane on their Canadian and Pacific Northwest tour. Lights embarks on a solo acoustic tour to support her new effort. "SKIN&EARTH."

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• Thu 8/15/19 at - 8:30 PM

Tuxedo

Funk

Tuxedo is Grammy-nominated Renaissance man Mayer Hawthorne (Aquarius) and Grammy-nominated producer Jake One (Taurus). They are descendants of the family of funk, where you will find groups such as Chic, Shalamar, Plush & Zapp.

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• Sat 8/17/19 at - 9:00 PM

Valerie June

Americana/Roots,R&B/Soul,Alternative,Jazz,Live Music in Bar/Club

Valerie June's "organic moonshine roots music" consists of folk, blues and country elements. She plays banjo, guitar, uke and slide to accompany her singing and storytelling. Her most remarkable instrument is her voice, which one short listing in The New Yorker magazine described as "somewhere between the mountains and the swamps." In 2017, New York Times critic Jon Pareles came at it from a different angle: "Her voice is full of endearingly human quirks and flaws," he wrote. "It wavers, it cracks, it scratches, it goes nasal; it’s unvarnished. And it sounds fully alive." She sounds like no one else.

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• Sun 8/18/19 at - 8:00 PM

Stephen Marley

Reggae

The second son of Bob and Rita Marley, Stephen, the younger brother of Ziggy Marley, began his music career as a six-year old with his siblings in the group, The Melody Makers, back in 1979. But he made his biggest splash with his Grammy-winning solo debut album, 'Mind Control,' which premiered at No. 1 on the Billboard Reggae Album chart in 2007. His latest, 'The Revelation, Pt. 1,' marks more of a return to roots reggae.

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• Thu 8/29/19 at - 8:30 PM

The Mountain Goats

Rock,Alternative

The Mountain Goats – both hyper prolific and militantly lo-fi – is one of the more unusual bands to find shelter under the ever-expanding umbrella term indie-rock.

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• Wed 9/4/19 at - 9:00 PM

The Get Up Kids

Pop,Rock,Punk

The Get Up Kids is an emo rock band from Kansas City who made their name in the mid-90s with the song "Shorty" from their debut album 'Four Minute Mile.'

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• Sat 9/7/19 at - 8:00 PM

Squeeze

Rock,Pop

Squeeze is a chart-topping band from the U.K. Their hits include 'If I Didn't Love You," "Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)," "Cool for Cats," "Tempted" and "Black Coffee in Bed." Songwriters Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford formed the band back in 1974 and lead it today; past members include Jools Holland, Paul Carrack, Pete Thomas and Andy Metcalfe. The current lineup includes Stephen Large, Simon Hanson and Lucy Shaw, all from Tilbrook's own band, The Fluffers. They and former bassist John Bentley all played in 2015 on "Cradle to the Grave," the first album of all-new Squeeze material since 1998.

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• Mon 9/9/19 at - 8:30 PM

Sunn O)))

Metal,Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms)

Sunn O))) (pronounced simply sun) is an American drone metal band in its broadest sense. However, it incorporates elements of the dark ambient, black metal and noise genres as well. Their sound is extremely slow and heavy, using droning guitars accompanied by feedback and other sound effects to create their soundscapes. There is very little drumming and a lack of any discernible beat. When performing live the band emmbers wear long hooded cloaks, fill the air with fog, and play at an extremely loud volume. The band consists of Stephen O'Malley (Khanate, Burning Witch) and Greg Anderson (Goatsnake).

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• Wed 9/11/19 at - 8:30 PM

Yungblud

Rap/Hip Hop

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• Thu 9/12/19 at - 8:30 PM

Joseph

Rock,Folk

Natalie, Allison and Meegan Closner named their folk-rock trio Joseph after their beloved grandfather, as well as after a small town in eastern Oregon. They grew up camping at the lake in Joseph, staying at their Grandpa Jo's farmstead, playing cards on the porch, riding down his long dusty driveway in the back of a pickup truck, watching thunderstorm shows, and flying over fields on tire swings.

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• Fri 9/13/19 at - 9:00 PM

Katchafire

Reggae

Katchafire is an explosive reggae force from New Zealand with an undeniably Maori sound.

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• Sun 9/15/19 at - 8:00 PM

Hot Chip

Rock,Electronic

Hot Chip is London's twisted electronic pop up and coming band whose influences range from The Beach Boys, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young and Price to Ween.

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• Wed 9/18/19 at - 8:30 PM
• Thu 9/19/19 at - 8:30 PM

Polo & Pan

Dance Club,Electronic

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• Tue 9/24/19 at - 8:00 PM

Periphery

Metal

Washington, D.C.'s Periphery is a six-piece metal band that was founded in 2005.

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• Fri 9/27/19 at - 8:00 PM

Billy Strings

Bluegrass,Jazz

Billy Strings is a guitar picker and singer-songwriter from Traverse City, Mich. Born William Apostol, he performed as part of a bluegrass duo with the mandolin player Don Julin for two years but in 2015 announced he was moving to Nashville to pursue a solo career.

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• Sat 9/28/19 at - 9:00 PM

Marc Rebillet

Electronic

Marc "Loop Daddy" Rebillet is a music producer known for his looping skills.

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• Tue 10/1/19 at - 8:00 PM

Sabrina Claudio

R&B/Soul

This young soul singer is based in L.A.

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• Thu 10/3/19 at - 8:00 PM

Charli XCX

Pop,Electronic

Charli XCX is an electro-pop artist from the UK.

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• Fri 10/4/19 at - 8:00 PM

The Growlers

Rock,Pop

The Growlers are a California-bred band whose initial musical style was rooted in 1960s rock'n'roll and skiffle, but the group, over the course of the years has grown to work with different musical genres, ranging from hip hop to psychedelic rock, to come up with their "Beach Goth" sound.

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• Sat 10/5/19 at - 9:00 PM
• Sun 10/6/19 at - 8:00 PM

Scotty Sire

Stand Up Comedy,Social Media

With over 6 million followers across platforms, Scotty Sire is a former Viner turned YouTube sensation, who grew up in the OC of California. His ironically witty and engaging antics have become beloved by millions of millennials, and he is a favorite among many top brands. Scotty’s passion for music has led him to release several singles since 2017, and independently garnered him millions of views on Youtube, streams on Spotify, and downloads on iTunes. In October 2018 he released his first full length album, titled Ruin Your Party.

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• Mon 10/7/19 at - 8:00 PM

Stiff Little Fingers

Punk,Rock

Belfast's Stiff Little Fingers were formed in 1977 and mentioned in the same breaths as The Clash, Sex Pistols, The Jam, Buzzcocks, Undertones, Sham 69 and The Stranglers in the first wave of British punk. Legendary DJ John Peel broke their debut single, "Suspect Device"/"Wasted Life," nationwide, and in 1979, their debut album, "Inflammable Material," was the first indie album to break the UK top 20. They broke up in early 1983, but frontman Jake Burns and bassist Ali McMordie came together for some reunion shows in 1987. Burns continued with SLF after that, this time with Bruce Foxton from The Jam on bass. McMordie returned to the band in 2006; he and Burns are joined by guitarist Ian McCallum and drummer Steve Grantley.

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• Tue 10/8/19 at - 8:00 PM

Gus Dapperton

Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms)

Gus Dapperton is an up and coming artist/musician from Warwick, NY.

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• Wed 10/9/19 at - 8:30 PM

Maribou State

Club Music,Dance/House,Electronic

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• Fri 10/11/19 at - 9:00 PM

Ingrid Michaelson

Rock,Pop

Ingrid Michaelson serves up infectious melodies, smooth vocals and smart lyrics. Her songs have appeared on episodes of TV shows like 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'One Tree Hill' and 'Kyle XY.' Her music video for “Girls Chase Boys” is a gender-remixed homage to Robert Palmer's 1988 music video for “Simply Irresistable."

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• Sat 10/12/19 at - 9:00 PM

Grandson

Rock,Alternative

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• Sun 10/13/19 at - 8:00 PM

Stereolab

Rock

Led by Tim Gane and Laetitia Sadier, Stereolab either legitimized forms of music that were on the fringe of rock, or brought attention to strands of pop music -- bossa nova, lounge-pop and movie soundtracks -- that were traditionally banished from the rock lineage.

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• Tue 10/15/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Tue 10/15/19 at - 8:30 PM

Cavetown

Pop,Rock

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• Wed 10/16/19 at - 7:30 PM

Caravan Palace

Electronic,Swing

Caravan Palace is a French electro-swing band based in Paris.

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• Thu 10/17/19 at - 8:30 PM

Jade Bird

Acoustic

Jade Bird is an up-and-coming young singer/songwriter from London.

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• Fri 10/18/19 at - 9:00 PM

Dinosaur Jr.

Rock,Alternative

Formed in 1984, Dinosaur Jr. is an alternative rock band from Amherst, Massachusetts. After a lengthy hiatus during the late ‘90s and early 2000’s, the guitarist J Mascis reformed the band in 2005. Their distinct sound is characterized by high gain and extensive use of feedback and distortion. Their newest album is "Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not," released in 2016.

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• Wed 10/23/19 at - 8:30 PM

CAAMP

Rock

CAAMP is an Ohio-based duo.

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• Thu 10/24/19 at - 8:30 PM

Built to Spill

Rock

Built to Spill hails from the unlikely town of Boise, Idaho. In the 1990s the indie rockers found the middle ground between postmodern, pavement-style pop and the loose, spacious jamming of Neil Young. Singer/songwriter/guitarist Doug Martsch is at the core of the band. Band members Brett Nelson (bass), Scott Plouf (drums) Jim Roth (guitar) and Brett Netson (guitar) have all been musicians for two decades.

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• Fri 10/25/19 at - 9:00 PM
• Sat 10/26/19 at - 9:00 PM

Mumiy Troll

Rock

Mumiy Troll is a Russian rock group, founded in 1983, in Vladivostok by linguist Ilia Lagutenko.

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• Sun 10/27/19 at - 8:30 PM

Tiffany Young

Pop

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• Tue 10/29/19 at - 8:00 PM

Cat Power

Rock,Alternative,Indie

Matador recording artist Cat Power, a.k.a. Chan Marshall, has won acclaim for her unsettling, emotional songwriting. The Georgia native released her debut, "What Would the Community Think?," in 1996 with "Moon Pix" following in 1998. Her 2012 release "Sun," a pop album of electronic music, featured Marshall writing, playing, recording and producing the album all by herself.

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• Wed 10/30/19 at - 8:30 PM

Miami Horror

Rock,Electronic,Dance/House,Disco,Pop

Originally a solo project founded by DJ/producer Benjamin Plant, Australia's Miami Horror has since expanded to a five-piece group who play a mix of synthpop, new wave and "indietronica" music.

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• Fri 11/1/19 at - 9:00 PM

Mt. Joy

Alternative,Punk,Rock

Mt. Joy is a Philadelphia-based alt-rock/postpunk duo.

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• Tue 11/5/19 at - 8:00 PM

Our Last Night

Rock,Metal

Our Last Night is a metal/rock band from Hollis, New Hampshire.

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• Wed 11/13/19 at - 7:45 PM

Noah Gundersen

Rock,Pop

Noah Gundersen is a Seattle-based singer/songwriter and guitarist who released his debut album, "Brand New World," in 2009. His songs have been heard on shows like "Sons of Anarchy," "Vampire Diaries" and "The Following."

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• Sat 11/16/19 at - 9:00 PM

Chelsea Wolfe

Rock,Electronic,Blues,Folk,Metal

Chelsea Wolfe is a Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter with a metal-influenced art-folk sound.

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• Wed 11/20/19 at - 8:30 PM

Cautious Clay

R&B/Soul

Cautious Clay is a music producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter based out of Brooklyn.

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• Wed 11/27/19 at - 8:00 PM

Thievery Corporation

Electronic,Dance/House,Latin/Salsa,Rock

The politically driven Washington, DC based DJ duo Rob Garza and Eric Hilton are Thievery Corporation. Many elements of dub, acid jazz, reggae, Middle Eastern and Brazilian bossa nova are all mixed together for their unique sound. Throughout the group's career they have included song lyrics in English, Spanish, French, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian and Hindi, which reflects the group's world music influences.

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• Fri 11/29/19 at - 8:30 PM
• Sun 12/1/19 at - 8:30 PM