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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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After releasing their full length album last April, The End of Everything, and headlining our Autumn Spectacular show at The Howard Theatre in October, D.C. rock band Typefighter has kept relatively quiet. Many of the band’s...

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Over the last few months, D.C.’s thriving music scene has gotten a lot of love from the national media, and now it’s once again in the spotlight via USA Today‘s 10 Best poll.  Black Cat is nominated for...

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Another show to add to your concert calendar! Mac DeMarco unveiled a couple exciting announcements this Monday–the first is that he has extended his tour to include a D.C. stop this fall, and the second...

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Last week, the D.C. music community lost one of its own. Derek “House” Colquitt, manager and bassist for the influential D.C. go-go act Junkyard Band, was killed on Sunday in a motorcycle crash that also took the life...

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Prince is headed to Baltimore. The pop icon will perform this Sunday, May 10 at Royal Farms Arena for a show billed as the “Rally 4 Peace.” He’ll be joined by his band 3RDEYEGIRL along with several surprise guests....

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A Handy Map To Funk Parade This Saturday

April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

By now, you might have seen the ginormous Funk Parade schedule that just came out this week. Compared to last year’s debut, the event has super-sized its performance slate, which includes our big stage located at JBG Lot...

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Stream Pree’s New Album, “Rima”

April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Next month, D.C. rock quartet Pree will release their first album in over three years. From what we’ve heard so far, Rima is worth the wait—the delightful “Two Feet Shy” and “Hooks & Eyes” raise the bar in terms...

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What could be considered as the mini-Coachella of D.C. is Landmark Music Festival, which will feature headliners like Drake, The Strokes, alt-J, The War on Drugs and Ben Howard at West Potomac Park on September...

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Get ready: D.C. Music Download will make its official debut at Funk Parade 2015! We’ve invited D.C.’s best musicians, artists and dancers for this massive daytime showcase to kick-off the funky festivities. It’s also a FREE, all-ages event. Join us and...

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Stream METZ’s New Album

April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ahead of their show at 9:30 Club with FIDLAR, METZ gave us a taste of their excellent sophomore album via NPR’s First Listen. II follows the band’s 2012 self-titled album, incorporating more instrumentation like the...

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Next month, Elvis Depressedly will unveil their new album, New Alhambra, via Boston label Run for Cover. The band will embark on a U.S. tour starting in June to promote the record with Mitski and eskimeaux, with a stop at...

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Jim Vance, who’s co-anchored the WRC (Channel 4) 11pm newscast for 26 years, will step down from his role at the end of May—and the Foo Fighters are pretty bummed about it. To promote their upcoming Fourth...

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