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Joy Buttons Announces New Album and Release Show

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from one of our favorite harDCore groups, Joy Buttons, but that will all change very soon. Joy Buttons, comprised of members from Typefighter, Deleted Scenes, Laughing Man and...

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A few legendary D.C. musicians will be honored in Satellite Room‘s new burger menu, which will make its debut this Friday, September 5. One of the highlights on the menu is the Ian MacKaye signature,...

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Earlier this summer, Brooklyn act Beach Fossils announced that they would be going on a short tour, but that list unfortunately didn’t include a stop in D.C. The band promised that there would be more dates...

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Happy Labor Day Weekend

August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re out for the long holiday, but we’ll be back on Tuesday, Sept 2 with plenty more DCMD goodness (including some more big announcements!). In the meantime, make sure to get your Early Bird tickets...

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In conjunction with the H Street Festival that will take place on Saturday, September 20, Rock and Roll Hotel will bring back one of our favorite events, The Brodown Throwdown. It’s a free, all-day show...

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  We’ve got one last show left for the year-and it’s a big one. DCMD makes its debut at the historic Howard Theatre with our friends Raise Your City for…   An Autumn Spectacular! The...

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For months, HBO and Dave Grohl, who directed the series, have been teasing us about Sonic Highways. Now the world is getting a glimpse of what this new show will look like before it premieres...

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Open Call For Fall Interns

August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With summer coming to a close, we’re looking for a few motivated and passionate audiophiles to join our new fall internship program!  If you want to learn more about D.C.’s dynamic music scene and get involved, this is where...

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We’ve all seen more than a few of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos, and now Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters are in on it too. Grohl was nominated by Zac Brown...

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Musicians who perform near Metro stations just got a break last week. A federal judge has issued an injunction against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, telling metro that its employees can’t stop buskers from...

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So, this is happening: Arcade Fire’s Win Butler is guest DJing tonight at Rock and Roll Hotel. Because, why not. He’ll be on the 2nd floor of the venue around midnight. It’s free to get in and...

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With an indefinite hiatus that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon, this is as close to a new release as we’ll get from Fugazi in the near future. First Demo, a 26-year-old recording that’s...

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When one door closes, another door opens. HR-57 will close its H Street location this Saturday, according to Frozen Tropics and Washington City Paper. The news is not all sad though-the venue’s owner, Tony Puesan,...

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Looking to get those teeth checked? MusiCares is hosting another free dental clinic for eligible musicians in the D.C. area. There’s an application process involved, and once you’re approved you’ll be given more contact info to...

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Virgin Mobile USA announced today that its wildly popular Freefest music festival isn’t happening this year. Freefest originated as a paid festival in Baltimore, then made the change to free at Merriweather Post Pavilion in...

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Well, this is pretty cool: The D.C. Public Library announced today that it has established the DC Punk Archive, which will look into the local punk scene between 1977 through the present day. This archive is a...

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