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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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Fort Reno Is Seeking Donations

July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Now that Fort Reno’s concert series is underway, the event’s head organizer Amanda MacKaye is seeking donations to cover some additional expenses. The main reason for the ask stems from the mandatory requirement placed on...

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Look out D.C.-another music festival is coming your way this fall, and it’s not just Trillectro or Virgin Mobile Freefest we’re talking about here. The team behind music website All Things Go is about to...

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Photo by Matthew Brazier The Dismemberment Plan will embark on another tour this fall that will include a stop at 9:30 Club on Friday, November 28. Last October the group sold-out back-to-back shows at the venue...

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It seems that D.C. art rock quartet Young Rapids is still an active band after all-according to an official announcement made via the band’s Facebook page today. The group also plans to release some new music...

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Trillectro’s 2014 Lineup Is Here

July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trillectro‘s mantra of “Keeping It Trill” remains constant, but the festival is undergoing some big upgrades this year. Although Trillectro has only been in existence for two years, it has already outgrown the 4,000-person capacity...

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Now that Fort Reno’s concert series is officially back in business, here is the schedule: Monday, July 7: Captivators, Malatese Thursday, July 10: Peanut Butter & Dave, Golden Looks, Calvera Skull Monday, July 14: Baby...

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Fort Reno’s summer concert series will go on after all, as the event’s organizer Amanda MacKaye was able to settle a deal with the National Park Service this morning. According to the Washington City Paper, the...

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With much anticipation leading up to the unveiling of Fort Reno’s 2014 schedule, head organizer Amanda MacKaye had some very unfortunate news to post about the event’s status. UPDATE [12:24PM] MacKaye notes in an interview...

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In-between recording a full-length album and putting on surprise shows, Dave Grohl is also working on a new HBO show that’s slated to come out this winter. The series, called Sonic Highways, will show him visiting recording studios...

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The countdown begins as Deleted Scenes makes their way home to celebrate the release of their full-length album Lithium Burn on Thursday, May 22 at Rock and Roll Hotel. Before the big show, the quartet unveiled...

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A few weeks ago the U Street Music Hall team announced that they will host D.C.’s inaugural Union BBQ, a new food and music festival, on June 14 at Union Market. Word spread pretty quickly across the...

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Attention record lovers-another DC Record Fair  will take place on Sunday, June 1. But if you live in D.C., you’ll have to make your way across the bridge to Rosslyn’s Artisphere for this installment. The big...

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A few weeks ago, we profiled Casa Fiesta and its transformation from a quiet restaurant in Tenleytown to a popular local music venue, thanks to the booking collective Tenley Empire. Unfortunately, it looks like tonight’s...

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Young Rapids Announces Their Last Show

April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Out of all the band breakups we’ve shared before on DCMD, this is a tough one for us to write about. After three years, Young Rapids has decided to part ways and noted today that their...

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Last year we reported that Strathmore had announced plans to open a new music venue at multi-purpose development site Pike & Rose in White Flint. This morning, more details were unveiled about the space, including its swanky new logo. AMP will...

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