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July 26, 2013 at 10:26 AM

Best bets for Capitol Hill Block Party 2013

Find music writer Andrew Matson’s day-by-day picks for Block Party below — the list is a companion to his full festival preview.

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FRIDAY

Danny Brown (6:30 p.m., Main Stage): Hard-core rapping from one of the best doing it.

Secret Colors (8:30 p.m., Barboza stage): The band’s new album “Days Off” shows off the dancier side of local, ambient instrumentalist/producer Matt Lawton.

Bleached (10:45 p.m., VERA Stage): Scuffed-up California pop-rock sung by sisters.

SATURDAY

Chastity Belt (3 p.m., VERA Stage): Nobody in Seattle sings about sex more honestly.

La Luz (6:30 p.m., Neumos): Shana Cleveland shreds elegantly on electric guitar.

A-Trak (7:30 p.m., Main Stage): Big, banging dance music.

SUNDAY

Ubu Roi (2 p.m., VERA Stage): Furious young punk rock from the U District.

ILLFIGHTYOU (4:45 p.m., Barboza): Aggressive and artistic rap music from Tacoma.

Jarv Dee (6:30 p.m., VERA Stage): Super- tough Seattle rapper with a flow like tap-dancing.

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