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The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities is throwing a three-day music festival during Labor Day weekend that’ll highlight some of the city’s best acts. Between Sept. 2-4, over a dozen bands from the area...

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Whenever a touring artist comes to town, it’s usually a nice touch when they dedicate their set in some way to the city they’re in. At Drake’s second “Summer Sixteen” show last week at the Verizon...

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Following the release of his excellent new album, Freetown Sound, Blood Orange aka Dev Hynes is set to play The Lincoln Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The date is a part of an eight-stop North American tour...

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All Things Go has announced the lineup and location for this year’s Fall Classic, which returns on Oct. 8 for its third year. Australian duo Empire of the Sun headlines this year’s event, with performances from Passion...

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Photo by Miranda Hontz If you’re up late enough this week to catch Late Night with Seth Meyers, make sure to take a close look at the house band. D.C. music virtuoso Mary Timony is joining...

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Crooked Beat Records Finds a New Home

July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Less than three months after closing its doors in Adams Morgan, Crooked Beat Records has found a new home across the bridge in Virginia. Back in April, the store’s owners revealed that deteriorating building conditions forced...

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Dischord Records is Now on Bandcamp

July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dischord’s classic releases can now be streamed and purchased via Bandcamp. The esteemed D.C. label has released nearly all of their catalog on the platform, where you can listen to records like Fugazi‘s Repeater, Minor Threat’s Out of Step,...

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This is the world we now live in, folks: around this time next year, the National Mall will be taken over by thousands of protesting Juggalos. Insane Clown Posse announced their march over the weekend at the...

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The owner of Echostage and Soundcheck is looking to revive the DJ experience of the ’90s and 2000s. Decades is a new music venue set to open this fall in Dupont, where nightclub Midtown Partyplex previously...

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Flash nightclub in Shaw is the latest group to throw its hat into the festival ring. On Sunday, July 24, the popular venue along with local promoters Prescription will showcase nearly a dozen rising DJs in...

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Going Major: GoldLink Signs to RCA Records

July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was only a matter of time before GoldLink would achieve national fame. Now, just two years after releasing his debut mixtape on SoundCloud, the 23-year-old D.C. MC has hit a career milestone, inking a...

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A couple months ago, Fort Reno organizer Amanda MacKaye broke her silence to confirm that the longstanding concert series was still happening this year. If there were still any doubts about its future, those questions...

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By Jordan Snowden After 38 years of groundbreaking music, legendary D.C. go-go group Trouble Funk is reuniting for the last time this Saturday. Formed in 1978, Trouble Funk is credited for helping bring go-go to a...

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A forthcoming festival to keep on your radar this summer is In It Together Fest, which is set to return in August. In its third year, the show will bring together nearly two dozen local and national bands for a weekend celebration...

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DCMD and Capital Fringe presents a free concert on Friday, bringing together the worlds of jazz, go-go and the orchestra together. Go-Go Symphony and the Great Noise Ensemble will join forces to play a special...

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Trillectro is set to return for its fifth year on August 27, and today the official lineup has been released.  Headlining this year’s show at Merriweather Post Pavilion is Kid Cudi, who’ll return to the...

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