Which bands have announced that they’ll bypass D.C. on their upcoming tours? *

Flosstradamus

Bill Callahan

Bloc Party **

Blonde Redhead

Spoon ***

MaximoPark ****

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We totally stole this idea.

** Who’s the booking agent here? Chicago to Montreal to Milwaukee to Indianapolis to Columbus to Saint Louis—either a whole lot of options fell through or the band’s attempting to leave the mark of Zorro on the North American landscape.

*** Straight from Baltimore to Olso. Ouch.

**** Apart from two ace singles, “Apply Some Pressure” and “Girls Who Play Guitars,” not that good anyway.