TVD Ticket Giveaway: Dirty Projectors at the 9:30 Club, 8/18

The Dirty Projectors are in high-demand here in the nation’s capital. The group’s upcoming show at the 9:30 Club on Friday, August 17th, sold out so fast that another date was added for the following night, Saturday, August 18th.

However, history inevitably repeated itself, and the subsequent show sold out shortly thereafter. But weep not, loyal Dirty Projectors fans—we here at TVD have a pair of tickets to the latter show that are currently in need of a good home.

The group is currently touring in support of their sixth full-length album, Swing lo Magellan, released last month on Domino Records. Since their initial burst onto the music scene in 2002 , the Brooklyn indie-rock sextet has become well known for their danceable, catchy songs and avant-garde style.

With music that has been described as equal parts innovative and bewildering, The Dirty Projectors’ live performances are always something to be seen.

Also taking the stage on Saturday will be local duo Wye Oak, hailing from Baltimore.

Want to check out The Dirty Projectors this Saturday? For your chance to win two tickets to the show, simply comment below and tell us a show that you never got to attend because it sold out before you could get tickets.

I’m going to go with Radiohead’s show at the Verizon Center in June.

A winner will be chosen at noon on Friday, August 17th, and must confirm the tickets via email by 3pm that day.

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15 comments
thevinyldistrict
thevinyldistrict moderator

Our winner has been chosen and confirmed the tix. Thanks to all who entered!

TimothyNicholson
TimothyNicholson

James Morrison at 9:30 a few months ago.  My paycheck cleared the day it sold out =|

ChrisO
ChrisO

I asked my daughter if she wanted to catch Best Coast at the 9:30 last month, but she wasn't interested.  The show sold out, and THEN she asked me about the show.  Sorry, kiddo, you're too late.

mazatov
mazatov

My Chemical Romance at 9:30 club last year...

Sarah
Sarah

Dr. Dog at 930 club this past March! I went to buy a ticket for myself as an early birthday present but they were sold out. I stood outside the club looking for someone with an extra ticket but gave up because I couldn't afford the over-double-the-face-value scalping price. Ain't it strange.

eyeballs
eyeballs

Gotta go with the last Springsteen show at Verizon Center.  Tix went fast and the brokers were out in full force.  Sat that show out and will see at Nats Park.

swirladay
swirladay

Marina and the Diamonds at 930 Club this week.

rayray1979
rayray1979

Wye Oak at Black Cat last year!  They have such a great following around here that it (and these shows) sold out quickly.

PHmon
PHmon like.author.displayName 1 Like

David Byrne and St. Vincent at Strathmore in September! Once in a lifetime!

ali2615
ali2615

The Hives @ 9:30 back in June.

dagbro
dagbro

Ive missed soooooo many shows at 930 club because of school...

the show i stil constantly regret missing is the kills in February as it was their 10th anniversary tour and would of been amazing. I ended up listening to the whole thing on npr and was really sad i wasn't there

christie_mac_
christie_mac_

Flogging Molly with Frank Turner at Ram's Head a couple years ago. Still haunts me to this day, two of my favorite bands. 

silverboy
silverboy

Modest Mouse a couple months ago at 9:30. Sold out in minutes; I was at work and couldn't buy tickets. Saw them a couple weeks ago at Firefly, though.

KZelenka
KZelenka

Won't be seeing Major Lazer at the 9:30! sold out in 2 days!

Jilll
Jilll

Best Coast at 9:30 Club last month.

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