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After Dave Grohl broke his leg on stage during a Foo Fighters show in Sweden, the fate of their North American tour was uncertain. The forecast looked even grimmer once the band canceled their remaining UK...

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Local artists will soon have a new place to play, as Songbyrd Record Café in Adams Morgan will officially open its Music House on Tuesday. The venue is located next door to the newly-opened café,...

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It’s official: Fort Reno will happen this year. The news was confirmed by head organizer Amanda MacKaye today via the event’s website. Through donations, MacKaye was able to secure enough funding to pay for the mandatory park...

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Throughout his long career, Andrew McMahon has managed to keep his music fresh and invigorating for his fans. This is further exemplified through his first self-titled album under the project Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, which was released last October. The record...

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After a back and forth debate with the National Park Service in 2014, Fort Reno’s head organizer Amanda MacKaye faces the same hurdle she did last year. This morning on the concert series’ website, MacKaye announced that...

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Prince Plays Secret White House Show

June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The things we would give just to be a fly on the wall… Before performing at Warner Theatre on Sunday, Prince also played a private, two-hour concert for the President and First Lady on Saturday night. The Obamas...

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Just Announced: Kurt Vile @ 9:30 Club

June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kurt Vile has given us a glimpse of his forthcoming album, b’lieve i’m goin down, with a dreamy video trailer that he released this morning. The video shows him wandering around in the desert, with clips of...

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The 2012 installment of Run for Cover was one of the first (and one of the best) shows we’ve covered on DCMD. As we were crammed in the densely-packed quarters of Black Cat’s Mainstage, we were...

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Rejoice–after a two year wait, D.C. rock band Cigarette returns with new music. Chapel Sounds is the follow-up to the band’s 2013 album Gush, comprised of four celestial songs and five interludes that were recorded at longstanding...

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Prince Will Perform in D.C. This Weekend

June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

After his Rally 4 Peace show in Baltimore last month, Prince will make his way to the District this weekend. The pop icon will perform on Sunday, June 14 at Warner Theatre. He will be accompanied by...

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Last week, the Foo Fighters tweeted an old fan letter Dave Grohl wrote to D.C. punk legend Ian MacKaye when he was just 14-years-old. There wasn’t much context about the postcard and how MacKaye found...

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Back when Dave Grohl was just a 14-year-old kid who wanted to make it big, he did what any teenager who looked up to their rock idol would do–write a postcard to Ian MacKaye. For...

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See You Tomorrow!

May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’re off for Memorial Day, but we’ll be back on Tuesday, May 26 with more good stuff....

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As D.C.’s burgeoning independent music and art communities continue to grow, it was only a matter of time before an event like In It Together Fest would come into fruition. When the festival debuted last summer, it provided...

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A few weeks ago we reported that Landmark Music Festival would hold a lottery for free tickets, and today the organizers have launched the contest. You have between now and 5 p.m. next Wednesday, May...

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At last, Screaming Females will make their way to D.C. at the end of this summer with their labelmates Vacation. The show, which will take place at Rock and Roll Hotel on August 28, is a part...

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