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“Dear PoPville,

I went to the Postal Service show on Tuesday 9/5 at the Anthem, and it turns out they double charged me for my drinks. I called them about it and they said it was a widespread problem for a couple of shows… Update: The refund posted to my account.”

The Anthem tells me: “Our new point of sale provider had an intermittent glitch for a brief period last week. It has been rectified. Read More


Thanks to Lauren for passing on from Wangari Gardens (Kenyon and Park Place, NW):

“Have a song in your heart? Come to the garden Friday, September 1 from 7-9pm for an OPEN MIC NIGHT. Friend of the garden Veronica Faison will kick us off with some music, followed by the talents of our community of gardeners.

We recommend you bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair, and refreshments to share.”

From an email:

“The jam is turning 14 years old this month! We are celebrating all through August and September with awesome pairings of special guests leading the jam–including Nataly Merezhuk (violin), Dominique Bianco (voice), Seth Kibel (woodwinds), Frank Silva (woodwinds), Mercedes Beckman (sax), Tommy Holladay (guitar), Abe Mamet (French horn), Chris Barrick (vibes), Brad Linde (sax), Simone Baron (accordion), and many more.

Up this Sunday (8/27/23) Read More

photo by Phil

Thanks to Steve for sending: “the incredible band The Baseball Project at the small venue The Hamilton Thursday night at 8! $25 for a supergroup! Yep members of REM ( Peter Buck and Mike Mills!) Steve Wynn, Scott McCaughey and Linda Pitmon. All rock legends! Small venue . Great time! See the link on the Hamilton site! Can’t wait!’


815 V Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

I (miraculously) scored two tickets for my husband to see one of his favorite bands playing at the Atlantis next month. The concert is a few days after my due date, so this was intended to be a birthday gift that he could attend with a friend. Lo and behold, we have been totally stymied by the no-transfer ticket situation. Read More


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