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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Looking for a great show to check out this week? Here are the five you should make an effort to see. Thursday, March 30–Glow End Theory @ Black Cat. Doors 7 p.m./Tickets $10 advance or...

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For Kokayi’s February Beats and Beans conversation, the veteran D.C. singer-songwriter and producer invited GoldLink to share his experiences as a rising hip hop artist. This was after the skilled MC signed with a major label–RCA Records–and just...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Make sure to not miss these five shows this week. Wednesday, March 22–Politics and Art @ the Wilson Building. Show 5:30 p.m./FREE Politics and Art is where the worlds of D.C. politics and art intersect,...

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Photo by Miranda Hontz Springtime not only marks the return of cherry blossoms (and the hordes of tourists that come with it), but also the many great D.C. music festivals that continue to thrive year...

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Photos by Anna Moneymaker After putting on the first-ever D.C. Record Label Expo at Songbyrd earlier in the day, we headed down the street for our main event at Black Cat. The lineup featured four...

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Photos by Danny Kim and Sarah Turner One of the highlights of this weekend’s Sounds of the City Festival was the first-ever D.C. Record Label Expo, featuring over a dozen of the city’s best labels....

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

These are the shows you should see this week Thursday, March 9–The Galaxy Electric @ Smithsonian American Art Museum. Show 5:30 p.m./FREE On Thursday, Galaxy Electric brings their space-aged psych-pop to the Smithsonian American Art Museum....

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It has been a surreal few days. I wanted to send a big THANK YOU to everyone that believed in Sounds of the City Festival. It wouldn’t have happened if it weren’t for the community...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

These are the five shows we’re excited to see this week Tuesday, Feb. 28–Park Snakes, Taboo, Mock Identity, Jail Solidarity @ Catbus. Show 7 p.m./$8-$10 donation The latest release to come out on D.C. label BLIGHT is Park...

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[UPDATE] All of our advanced spots are now gone, but come to the event early and sign up in person. Limited spots available!  There are a lot of great events happening during DCMD’s Sounds of the...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

These are the five shows we’re looking forward to this week Wednesday, Feb. 22–Dreamcast @ Black Cat. Doors 7:30 p.m./Tickets $10 Dreamcast is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter, producer and visual artist from the District who makes soulful, funky music...

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Good news–D.C. Music Download is returning to the Smithsonian American Art Museum this year to co-present the D.C. music series Luce Unplugged! Bringing their emotive rock offerings to the museum on Thursday, Feb 23 is...

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Besides the talented musicians and fantastic venues that shape the city’s music scene, D.C.’s independent labels also serve a vital purpose here. Although it’s easier–now more than ever–to release music independently, record labels still remain...

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Ticket Giveaway: Tennis at 9:30 Club

February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s Wednesday, which means that it’s that time for another giveaway. This week, you’ve got a shot at winning tickets for you and a friend to see Tennis at 9:30 Club on March 19! Scroll...

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Perfume Genius has announced a U.S. tour in support of his (currently untitled) forthcoming album. The tour kicks off in Marfa, TX before making its way over to 9:30 Club on May 15. Spotify presale tickets go...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

These are the top five shows you shouldn’t miss this week. Tuesday, Feb 14–Aaron Abernathy @ Songbyrd. Show 8 p.m./Tickets $20 advance or $25 DOS For anyone who reads this column regularly, you’re probably more...

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