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Hot Tickets: Virgin Mobile FreeFest, 9:30 Club fall schedule, David Sedaris

James Murphy will perform solo at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sept. 10 at Merriweather Post Pavilion. (REGINA KUEHNE/AP)

For a chance at free passes, “like” Virgin Mobile Live Facebook’s page at If you’d like to purchase VIP passes, which include a T-shirt, poster and discounted drinks, head to Ticketfly — also on Friday at 10 a.m. — and shell out $49.50.

Speaking of Ticketfly, it’s worth noting that one of the ticketing site’s marquee venues, the 9:30 Club, is rolling out most of its fall schedule Thursday at 10 a.m. The massive list of bands, dates and prices is after the jump.

Tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for the following shows at the 9:30 Club:
The Speaks, Aim for the Weekend, Forever Is Foreverand Atrium Aug. 20 ($20).
Vieux Farka Toure Aug. 30 ($25).
The Hold Steady and the Donkeys Sept. 1 ($25).
Umphrey's McGee Sept. 2-3 ($25).
Bright Eyes Sept. 4 ($30).
The Weepies Sept. 5 ($20).
Erasure Sept. 6-7 ($45).
Ghostland Observatory Sept. 8 ($27.50).
Peter Bjorn and John and Memoryhouse Sept. 9 ($25).
Buckethead Sept. 10 ($25).
David Wax Museum and Pearl & the Beard Sept. 14 ($20).
Kaiser Chiefs Sept. 16 ($30).
Atari Teenage Riot Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. ($25).
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Sept. 17 at 10 p.m. ($20).
Molotov Sept. 18 ($25).
Girls Sept. 19 ($20).
Peter Hook and the Light Sept. 21, 6 p.m. ($25).
Mates of State, Suckers and Yawn Sept. 21 at 10 p.m. ($25).
The Head and the Heart, Thao With the Get Down Stay Down and the Devil Whale Sept. 23 ($20).
Kyuss Lives! and the Sword Sept. 24 ($30).
Mason Jennings and the Pines Sept. 25 ($20).
Foster the People Sept. 26 (two shows)($20).
Matt Nathanson Sept. 27 ($25).
Ben Harper Oct. 4-5 ($40).
James Blake Oct. 9 ($25).
Ladytron Oct. 11 ($30).
RJD2 and Icebird Oct. 12 ($20).
Willie Nelson and Family Oct. 13 ($67.50).
Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John Oct. 18 ($45).
CSS Oct. 24 ($25).
Medeski Martin and Wood and Antibalas Oct. 27 ($30).
DJ Rekha Oct. 29 ($25).
Battles and Nisennenmondai Oct. 30 ($20).
Cold War Kids Nov. 7 ($25).
Mike Doughty and His Band Fantastic Nov. 17 ($25).
City and Colour Dec. 10 ($25).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for Beady Eye Dec. 8 at the 9:30 Club ($40).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for Chris Tucker Oct. 7 at DAR Constitution Hall ($44-$74).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through LiveNation for Elvis Costello Sept. 29 at the Warner Theatre ($69.50-$125).

Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for Wilco and Nick Lowe Sept. 25 at Merriweather Post Pavilion ($30-$40).

Tickets go on sale Thursday at 11 a.m. through Ticketmaster for David Sedaris Oct. 17 at Lisner Auditorium ($40-$45).

Brandon Weigel is an editor for Baltimore City Paper and an alumnus of The Washington Post's Going Out Guide.


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