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Capitol Hill Block Party 2008: Girl Talk

Show Date: July 25, 2008

The set from Gregg Gillis, aka Girl Talk, was less of a show than an event. After a brief introduction where Gillis said he felt like the Block Party graduated him to the main stage because he packed the crowd into Neumo's, he was mobbed by a large crowd of dancers on stage. While working […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2008: Mika Miko

Show Date: July 25, 2008

Mika Miko are a five-piece, all girl, neo-riot grrrl band from LA who bring to mind bands like Bikini Kill and Bratmobile. The setup is two singers (one, Jenna Thornhill also plays saxophone), a guitarist, bassist and drummer. They are not the most musically inclined band — but then, that stopped mattering the moment Nevermind […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party additions

Some very local, very TIG approved additions to this year's Capitol Hill Block Party (July 25 & July 26th) have been announced: Fleet Foxes Throw Me the Statue The Cave Singers Jaguar Love Schoolyard Heroes   If you missed the earlier announcement, the CHBP has already confirmed a bunch of noteworthies: Vampire Weekend, Les Savy […]

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