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Last week we announced our first-ever festival called Sounds of the City, which will bring together D.C.’s creative community for a four-day celebration. Some of the awesome events we’ve got planned include D.C.’s first-ever local...

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Update: Sounds of the City has launched its Indiegogo campaign to help fund the festival’s efforts! Help supports the local artists by donating to the cause here. When it launched around this time five years...

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Ticket Giveaway: Japandroids at 9:30 Club

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time for another Wednesday giveaway, ya’ll. One show we’re looking forward to next month is Japandroids at 9:30 Club. If you tried to get tickets already, you know full well that they were sold...

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At BYT’s RAGNARÖCK event at the Hirshhorn, we got to hang out with D.C.’s Dawkins (whose new video is currently streaming right now on our site) before they opened the show last weekend. Check out these rad...

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D.C. Americana band The North Country has built a solid rep in D.C. for pushing the musical boundaries, but they’re about to take things to the next level with an ambitious new art project called The...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

These are the top five shows you should know this week Friday, Jan. 13–Aaron Abernathy @ Kennedy Center. Show 6 p.m./FREE Aside from his long list of musical accomplishments behind the scenes, like serving as...

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Ticket Giveaway: PHOX @ 9:30 Club

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time for another Wednesday giveaway! This week, you’ve got a shot at winning two tickets to see PHOX at 9:30 Club on January 25. Here’s how to win: Fill out the short form...

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Happy Holidays!

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

We’re taking some time off this week to enjoy the holiday break! We’ll be back on Tuesday, Jan. 3 with more good stuff. In the meantime, catch up on some of our Best of 2016...

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DCMD’s Top Local Songs of 2016

December 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

There was no shortage of inventive, dynamic releases coming out of the D.C. area in 2016. For our final year-end list, we spotlight the songs that stuck with us throughout this intense year. Also, if...

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MONTREAL, QC - AUGUST 01:  Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def performs on Day 2 of the Osheaga Music and Art Festival on August 1, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Mark Horton/WireImage)

DCMD Guide: Top Show Picks on New Year’s Eve

December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

While getting ready for the holidays, I always run into the same problem around this time each year–finding something to do for New Year’s Eve (that isn’t crazy expensive). Fortunately D.C. isn’t a ghost town...

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With inauguration day drawing near, Donald Trump’s team is not only having a hard time finding big-named headliners to perform at the ceremony, but also local marching bands. For the last five presidential inaugurations, at least...

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Over the last 12 months, DCMD’s photography team has covered well over 200 shows, ranging from small local house gigs to mega-festivals like Bonnaroo. Sorting through the thousands of pictures they’ve taken in 2016, the staff...

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Photos: Flasher @ Black Cat 12.9.16

December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photos from Flasher’s EP release show at Black Cat last Friday, by Julia Leiby....

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

December 12, 2016 | 1 Comments

These are the top 5 shows you should know this week Monday, Dec.12-Tuesday, Dec. 13–Crunchy Leaf Fest @ Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge. Show 6 p.m./$5-$10 cash donations The good folks at DIY space Lilly Trotter...

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Before the release of their new album on Jan. 20, The Blood Album, AFI have announced a North American tour that includes a stop at 9:30 Club on Feb. 7. Nothing is slated to open AFI’s show...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tuesday, Dec. 6–Cam’ron with Jay IDK, Beau Young Prince, Innanet James, Ciscero, Matt McGhee, Siimba Lives Long, and special guests, hosted by DJ Kidd Marvel @ U Street Music Hall. Show 8 p.m./Tickets $21+ DOS...

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