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Boundary Stone Brings Live Music To Bloomingdale

February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photos by Miranda Hontz Last week, I popped over to Boundary Stone where the Bloomingdale bar’s recent expansion hosted Maryland bluegrass band The Plate Scrapers. Sporting the talented harmonies and virtuosity of the best bluegrass acts...

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For the last four years, Union Arts has served as a hub for D.C.’s creative scene, providing space for some of the city’s most forward-thinking shows and studios for local artists. But that will all change...

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Photos by Luke Andahazy D.C. Music Entrepreneurs is a series where we profile local entrepreneurs who have turned their love of music into a successful full-time business. Know someone we should interview? Email us at...

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As the cost of living continues to rise, it seems tougher by the day to make ends meet in D.C. Despite this, many musicians are finding unique ways to juggle their day jobs with their...

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As a longtime supporter of the local theater scene, Capital Fringe is now gearing up to expand its D.C. music programming slate for 2016. “Local independent music has a rich history in D.C. I just want to connect...

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The news, while some time has now passed since it first broke, is still hard to grasp–David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69 after an 18-month battle with cancer. The crushing announcement comes just...

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Photos by Miranda Hontz, Alex Schelldorf, Krystina Brown This week, 9:30 Club celebrates its 35th birthday and 20 years in its current location. Capturing the revered history of the space, the V St. NW spot is showcasing its 9:30...

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DCMD’s Top 20 D.C. Songs of 2015

December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Continuing on our “best of” coverage is the top D.C. songs list of 2015. This is always our most difficult (but also fun) list to put together–before making our final selections we spent weeks carefully curating and...

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Photos: City and Colour @ Echostage 12.11.15

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beautiful shots from City and Colour’s show at Echostage last Friday.  ...

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Interview by Jordan Snowden We’ve all been there: days, or even weeks, can go by where you feel like you’re just stuck in a creative funk. When that happens, how do you become ‘unstuck’? We...

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DCMD’s Favorite Concert Photos of 2015

December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

D.C. Music Download covered more shows this year than ever before thanks to our very talented and passionate staff of photographers. Through their hard work, we were able to document and capture so many amazing...

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Interview by Hannah Osman  As more high-end apartments and shops crop up in Bethesda, Frank T. Shull and Robert Wiedmaier of Robert Wiedmaier Restaurant Group wanted to bring something more edgy to the neighborhood: an alternative rock ‘n’ roll venue...

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Get into the holiday spirit with these shows you should know. Friday, December 11–Church Night’s Holiday Spectacular @ Black Cat. Doors 9 p.m./Tickets $12 Our friends at Church Night are putting on a super-sized show...

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Despite the fact that D.C. has a very diverse music scene, there aren’t many events like Magnificent Intentions Music Festival that have successfully captured that diversity in one room. “You wouldn’t normally see a Dischord band and someone featured in American...

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Sound Advice: What’s The Best Way To Network?

December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Jordan Snowden Networking is at the essence of every musician’s success, whether we love doing it or not. At times, the thought of putting yourself “out there” can seem like a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be that...

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Besides catching up on work, you should also catch up on these great tunes you might have missed last week. “Rhythm Automator” by Max D In a recent interview with Resident Advisor (also, it’s a good...

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