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Since D.C. Music Download officially launched in January of 2012, we’ve seen the website grow in a way that was truly unprecedented. Just take a peek at how we looked back then! Now that we’re approaching...

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D.C. electronic act Bluebrain has been a longtime staple to D.C.’s creative scene, finding success not only in music, but also through art. Earlier this year, brothers Hays and Ryan Holladay co-curated the successful Fermata...

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Want To Play A Tiny Desk Concert?

December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever dreamed of having your own Tiny Desk Concert? NPR is holding a contest to find one talented musician or band to perform at the coveted Tiny Desk Concert series. Here’s what you need to...

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This year’s inaugural Funk Parade was a huge success, and now the organizers of the massive, all-day festival are ready to bring it back next year. The event relies heavily on the work of volunteers. If...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re taking our usual Thanksgiving break to enjoy the holidays, but we’ll be back next Monday, December 1 with more cool stuff to share! The Go-Go’s – Vacation from Dan Hunter on Vimeo....

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Starting this week, Black Cat will become more than just a great spot to see a live show. The prominent 14th Street venue will also be a prime destination for arcade games. The new games will be housed...

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Want to support D.C.’s music scene and help a great cause all at once? Buy a copy of Sounds Like Love, a new 15-track compilation album that features music from some notable D.C. acts like The Sweater...

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Following her successful debut, Dérive, singer-songwriter Marian McLaughlin is set to release a new album, and needs your help to make it happen. Recently McLaughlin posted a Kickstarter campaign that will help raise money for her sophomore full-length...

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Support some rad bands and also help a great cause at the same time: D.C. stalwarts Deleted Scenes, The Caribbean, and Tereu Tereu have remixed each other’s songs for a special project, and proceeds from the...

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It’s Thursday, which means that the full schedule for the Foo Fighters‘ 20th anniversary show has been released! As we mentioned earlier this week, the Foos will perform at RFK Stadium on July 4, 2015 to...

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Let’s be honest for a minute: 2014 has been a pretty crazy year for us Foo Fighters fans living in D.C. If you were one of the unlucky souls who didn’t experience the glory of either surprise show...

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Yes, you read that right. Foo Fighters. This Friday, October 24 at Black Cat. Tickets go on sale TONIGHT (October 21) at 6:00pm at the venue. The price is $20 per ticket with a $3...

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Update: Not surprisingly, the event sold-out in no time-but you can call (202) 633-3030 if you want to be put on the wait list. Your plans for next Thursday, October 23 just got a whole lot better....

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AFI Silver Theatre will be the official screening location for the Friday, December 19 premiere of Salad Days. Tickets have already sold out for the first show, but a second show at 10pm that night has...

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Those tickets to Salad Days’ post-party at Black Cat were gone within a few hours, but if you didn’t get them in time-there’s still hope. The venue just posted a second show with Soulside on Sunday,...

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Got an old guitar, amp or another gently-used instrument lying around the house? We’re stoked to announce our city-wide instrument drive that starts today, which will help benefit local music non-profit Guitars Not Guns. Guitars...

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