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Trillectro 2014: What You Need To Know

August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Washington, D.C. has always had a distinctive sound.  Any fan of the District’s music can recognize its roots. From the thick, smoky remnants of ’70s funk to the ever-evolving boom of go-go, D.C. has evolved...

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D.C. isn’t always praised for its creativity—the city, filled with government acronyms and suits, can be seen as a little stodgy. However, the music scene and the bands in it are a different story. Maybe...

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Before quitting her full-time job, Laura Tsaggaris was living the American Dream. With a finance degree from William and Mary, a home in New York City and a full-time job at IBM, Tsaggaris seemed to...

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In 2013, I could mark the highlights on my calendar based on all the album releases I anticipated (except for Beyonce’s self-titled release, because, really, who saw that coming? Best blind-side ever): the Strokes, Kurt...

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If you live in the D.C. area, you’ve most likely heard of Shenandoah National Park, Luray Caverns and the Shenandoah River. But what about Doah Fest? Hidden on the banks of the Shenandoah River at a...

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As D.C.’s underground art and music scenes continue to grow, the inaugural In It Together Fest will serve as a one-of-a-kind celebration for the DIY community. While the majority of the events will be art and music focused,...

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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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