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Nia Johnson understood from a very early age that music would play a big role in her life. “As a kid, I’d do finger painting and my parents enrolled me in piano. When I got to high school I...

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Women Who Rock: Nikki Smith

July 17, 2014 | 1 Comments

As a D.C. transplant, Nikki Smith was not set on just finding her place in D.C.’s music scene, but also wanted to help other female musicians who were new to the area.  This sparked the idea...

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Perhaps the name Nigel Lyons might not ring a bell to you, but chances are you’ve probably seen at least one of his music videos.  The D.C. based filmmaker has worked with some of the city’s biggest bands, including R&B...

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The Music Of Capital Fringe Fest 2014

July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fringe Fest is not just for theater lovers, but also for audiophiles too. Each year the festival curates a live music series that brings together some of D.C.’s best bands. This year’s installment will welcome acts like avant-garde...

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Looking to find some new music to add onto your summer playlist? You’ve come to the right place. For this feature, we’ve asked some of our friends whose taste in music we respect to create...

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Fort Reno wasn’t just a run-of-the-mill concert series.Yesterday’s news sparked plenty of outrage, but that frustration goes deeper than just the fact that D.C. residents won’t be able to see free music in the park. Fort...

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Something’s taking shape downstairs at Flash, a nightclub located in Shaw. I’m not sure what it is yet, but my attention is rapt. I ended up there on the second Wednesday of the month because John Jazz assured...

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By Katie Bowles and Stephanie Williams   Festival season is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean you have to leave the city. Here are five music festivals happening this week in D.C.:   DC Jazz...

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This week, we’re kicking-off our College Tour, where we’ll be taking a look inside a few select schools via the students who are making big things happen in D.C.’s music scene.  For our last installment, GU Jam Sesh‘s Emin...

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This week, we’re kicking-off our College Tour, where we’ll be taking a look inside a few select schools via the students who are making big things happen in D.C.’s music scene.  For this installment, the members of DuPont...

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This week, we’re kicking-off our College Tour, where we’ll be taking a look inside a few select schools via the students who are making big things happen in D.C.’s music scene. For this installment, WRGW‘s music director Tori...

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Starting today, we’re launching College Tour Week, where we’ll be taking a look inside a few select schools via the students who are making big things happen in D.C.’s music scene. For this installment, WVAU‘s Ali Newhard and...

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Sure, there are events like Governors Ball and Firefly that are popular and pretty reasonable to get to, but there are also some great festivals that are based right here in D.C. Union BBQ is the first day-long festival...

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Music Start-Up Profile: Soundtracker

June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

D.C. start-up and music app Soundtracker has managed to find its niche in the music streaming business, despite popular platforms like Spotify and Pandora dominating the competition. The reason why can be pointed to one big component: social networking. While...

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So you’re one of the lucky ones who managed to get Sweetlife tickets before they all SOLD OUT in what seemed like two minutes. Congrats! If you weren’t able to get tickets, you can still redeem yourself-Sweetlife just...

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The first ever Funk Parade is happening this Saturday-but are you ready for it? There are a ton of things to see and do, and you probably won’t get around to doing everything that’s on the schedule. To...

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