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Black Masala comes to Big Chief on June 1

Nine-piece Balkan and funk band performs as part of "Ivy City Live" programming

Black Masala — Photo: John Shore

D.C.’s nine-piece Balkan and funk band Black Masala consists of members from Thievery Corporation and is focused on having fun both on record — including 2015’s I Love You Madly — and live.

Next up is a performance as part of Multiflora Productions’ free monthly “Ivy City Live” programming at a New Orleans-themed complex. Delaware’s Dogfish Head Brewing sponsors the event with $5 seasonal brews all night.

Thursday, June 1, at 8 p.m. Big Chief, 2002 Fenwick St. NE. Free. Call 202-465-4241 or visit

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Doug Rule covers the arts, theater, music, food, nightlife and culture as contributing editor for Metro Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @ruleonwriting.

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