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This Saturday at Funk Parade, we’re throwing a big party over at the Atlantic Plumbing Stage featuring some of D.C.’s most notable names in music. Set to perform are go-go-legends Rare Essence, the ingenious trio RDGLDGRN, D.C....

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Crooked Beat Records Will Close Next Month

April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On this dreary Thursday comes some unfortunate news from Crooked Beat Records. The Adams Morgan-based store will close on May 29. An announcement on Crooked Beat’s Facebook page stressed that poor building conditions are the reason...

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Next time you stop by the National Museum of American History, make sure to check out Prince’s Yellow Cloud guitar. The museum will have it displayed on the third floor in the west wing of the...

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D.C. is going to be buzzing with big concerts this fall, with Drake, Kraftwerk and now The Head and The Heart have announced a big show at DAR Constitution Hall in October. The Seattle folk...

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If you missed out on Kraftwerk’s 3D concert experience at 9:30 Club a couple years ago, you’ve got another chance to see it this fall. The legendary group will play Strathmore on September 3. The...

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Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 28, when D.C. dream rock band Humble Fire will perform at the next Luce Unplugged at Smithsonian American Art Museum! This is your chance to see the talented quartet perform inside...

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Rest In Peace, Prince 

April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

A tragic day for the music world. A rep has officially confirmed that Prince has passed away at the age of 57.  The icon died Thursday morning at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota. The...

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One store that’s noticeably absent from our Record Store Day guide this year is Joe’s Record Paradise. At this time, the store was supposed to be all settled into its new space in Silver Spring after being forced...

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As the event date draws near, Funk Parade has released its preliminary performance lineup for this year’s festival. Similar to previous years, the festival will be broken into three main parts. There’s the daytime festival...

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Minor Victories, the rock supergroup comprised of Slowdive‘s Rachel Goswell, Mogwai‘s Stuart Braithwaite, Editors‘ Justin Lockey, and James Lockey of Hand Held Cine Club, have announced their debut album and first U.S. tour this summer. Before the...

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A week after Guns N’ Roses announced their tour, the band has revealed the official dates and venues, which includes a stop at FedExField on June 26. Their “Not in this Lifetime” reunion tour will kick off on...

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Summer Spirit Festival has announced another stacked lineup for this year’s show, plus an expanded schedule with two days-worth of hip-hop, R&B, soul and go-go acts from D.C. and beyond. Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe, Gregory...

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This post has been updated with additional information Last week, George Washington University announced its Spring Fling event, an annual concert put on by the student-run Program Board. When the headliner, Action Bronson, was announced, some...

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D.C. MC and singer Babeo Baggins of the futuristic rap collective Barf Troop dropped a brand new EP out of the blue today, called Love Songs For Tough Guys. The sudden release comes after one...

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Guns N’ Roses have announced a 21-stop North American tour, which includes a D.C. date, in a vague teaser video that was released today. But, there’s no venue info, ticket sale details or an actual show...

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Bohemian Caverns, the legendary U Street jazz venue that’s been in existence for over 90 years, will host its final show this Sunday. Washington City Paper first broke the news and also details a series of...

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