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Now that we’re already halfway through 2015, music outlets are putting out their top song and album picks of the year so far. One of the best and most diverse lists usually comes from NPR,...

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Photos: The North Country @ DC9 7.2.15

July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Irene Yoon Photos from last Thursday’s show at DC9, featuring D.C. rockers The North Country....

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Instead of going to the beach, the National Building Museum is bringing the beach to you this summer. Over the weekend, the museum unveiled the BEACH, which has all of the essentials to make you...

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After quickly raising the necessary funds to make it happen, Fort Reno organizer Amanda MacKaye is set to bring the concert series back this month. One of the best things about the event is that...

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Welcome to another edition of our Giveaway Wednesday! This week, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to see hometown hero GoldLink headline the 9:30 Club. So how do you win? All you have to do...

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While we try our best to spotlight all of the great D.C. music releases that we find, there are a few gems that we regretfully miss in our day-to-day coverage. In order to properly cover all...

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Adams Morgan Day, the neighborhood festival that draws thousands of people each year, won’t return this September. The news was quietly announced through the event’s Facebook page last week. There wasn’t a specific reason mentioned as to why...

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After Dave Grohl broke his leg on stage during a Foo Fighters show in Sweden, the fate of their North American tour was uncertain. The forecast looked even grimmer once the band canceled their remaining UK...

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Local artists will soon have a new place to play, as Songbyrd Record Café in Adams Morgan will officially open its Music House on Tuesday. The venue is located next door to the newly-opened café,...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thursday, July 2–The North Country, Big Mama Shakes, Anthony Pirog @ DC9. Show 8 p.m./Tickets $8 DOS only In April, D.C. rock group The North Country released their latest record, There Is Nothing To Fear. The...

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It’s official: Fort Reno will happen this year. The news was confirmed by head organizer Amanda MacKaye today via the event’s website. Through donations, MacKaye was able to secure enough funding to pay for the mandatory park...

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Also look at our comprehensive list of Free Outdoor Concerts for more weekend suggestions! THURSDAY, June 25 Smithsonian Folklife Festival @ the National Mall. Show 11 a.m./FREE This week kicks off the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival,...

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After a back and forth debate with the National Park Service in 2014, Fort Reno’s head organizer Amanda MacKaye faces the same hurdle she did last year. This morning on the concert series’ website, MacKaye announced that...

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By next summer, residents of Takoma Park and its surrounding neighborhoods will have their own community radio station, thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers. Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission gave Takoma Radio, a project of non-profit organization Historic...

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Photos: Paperhaus @ French Embassy 6.19.15

June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Irene Yoon Photos from Paperhaus‘ sold out show at the French Embassy last Friday.    ...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Also check out our Free Outdoor Music Guide and June Mixtape, featuring the best touring bands coming to the District.   Tuesday, June 23–Louis Weeks @ Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Show 6 p.m./FREE After releasing...

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