Handpicked to open for Ariel Pink on his nationwide tour following the release of Pom Pom, Jack Name is not an opener you want to miss. Also from Los Angeles, Jack Name’s bizarre, rocking electronic soundscapes will help set up Ariel Pink for a solid night of weirdness.
Clap along to the funky punk music of Spirit Animal as they rock out at DC9 and warm-up the stage for Paper Route. Spirit Animal’s lyrics are funny, which will bring some energy to the venue on Wednesday night.
With echoing, ethereal vocals and overwhelmingly complex soundscapes, Port St. Willow is equipped to send chills down your spine. Expect a variety of instruments, possibly a french horn.
In the mood for some quality hip-hop? Look no further than the Black Cat this weekend, where rap-collective Ratking will rock the mic before Trash Talk takes the stage. Check out the music video for their song “So Sick Stories” featuring King Krule below:
If head-banging is more your thing, go see D.C.’s own Loud Boyz open for United Nations at Rock & Roll Hotel this Saturday. Brash and energetic, Loud Boyz will likely keep you wired all night.