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In the late ’90s and early 2000s, the Soulquarians were the vanguards of the music industry, producing several well-received albums that are considered to be some of the most ingenious records ever made. The collective included...

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A local music festival we always look forward to each spring is Funk Parade, a free community celebration featuring D.C.’s funkiest musicians. For one day, U Street virtually shuts down to make room for the many concert stages, demonstrations,...

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The Kennedy Center‘s Millennium Stage is without a doubt one of the best spots to see live music in D.C. It’s also the only place in the city (and in the entire U.S.) where you can see...

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If you’re free tonight, consider heading down to the MLK Library after work for a deep-dive discussion on the importance of art and activism in the age of Donald Trump. Panelists include Capital Fringe founder...

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D.C. Musicians Will March for Peace on MLK Day

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leading up to the inauguration, many D.C. musicians have organized benefit concerts and peaceful marches to raise awareness for important causes. One of those events, the Peace and Power March, will take place on Martin Luther...

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If you’re free on Saturday, head to the Upshur Street Arts and Crafts Fair in Petworth. It’s a free festival taking place along the 800 block of Upshur Street, where you can get ahead of your...

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Gumbo Records, a small Petworth record store that boasts a pretty impressive collection, celebrates its one year anniversary tonight in the most appropriate way possible–a gumbo cookoff. The shop, which sits on the site of a former...

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Last month, the DC Public Library announced a call to submit photos to its Punk Archive, with a select few chosen for its photo exhibition. The exhibit, which runs from Oct. 15-Nov. 30, highlights some...

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A couple weeks ago, Joe’s Record Paradise quietly reopened its doors in a new space. The move comes after months of delay, as Joe’s owner Johnson Lee was dealing with financial woes during the relocation...

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The D.C. Record Fair Returns This Sunday

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Need to bulk up your record collection? Look no further than the DC Record Fair, which is set to return this Sunday. The Howard Theatre will serve as the site for this fall’s fair, featuring 38...

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For the diehard Wilco fans anxious to get their hands on the band’s forthcoming album, Schmilco, consider heading to Songbyrd on Sept. 6. The venue will host a listening party for the new record just before its release...

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Photo by Michael Andrade For our next Luce Unplugged show on Thursday, Sept. 8, we’re stoked to have D.C. rock vets Paperhaus play a special set at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The band is not only one...

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While you’re shopping for shades at Warby Parker in Shaw this evening, you can also catch D.C. synth-pop trio SHAED play in the store. The concert is a part of the brand’s Summer Sound Session...

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There’s a level of comfort and serenity that immediately washes over you when a Cigarette song comes on. The group’s tranquil offerings are best experienced in an intimate space that’s just as gorgeous, like the Smithsonian American...

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On what would have been His Purpleness’ 58th birthday, a few D.C. DJs are throwing a dance party tonight to pay tribute to Prince. Leading the celebration is DJ Dredd, a staple in the city’s electronic...

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Two innovators in the music scene that we’ve profiled many times on DCMD, Nag Champa and CMPVTR CLVB, will kick off their new jam session tonight called Excursions. The event will raise money for WPFW 89.3 FM. For...

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