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Funk Parade Announces Music Lineup

April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 installment of Funk Parade, which will take place on May 2, boasts an even bigger lineup and setup compared to last year. Over 50 music acts, dancers and performance groups will make an appearance at...

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New Music: Funk Parade Mix 2015

April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Can’t wait for Funk Parade? Following the overwhelming success of last year’s event, expect this year’s Funk Parade to be even bigger. We’re excited to say that D.C. Music Download will host a massive lineup of music...

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Within the last year, Massachusetts’ Speedy Ortiz has propelled itself from local fame to the national spotlight, garnering praise for its upcoming album Foil Deer from outlets like the New York Times. Up until this point, we’ve only...

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If you were putting off buying Sweetlife tickets because of the two day pass commitment, you’ll soon be able to purchase single day tickets to the festival. This morning, Sweetlife announced their daily schedule, which now includes...

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RSVP To Wale’s Secret Show This Saturday

April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week, you might have heard the news that Wale will perform at a secret location this Saturday in D.C. The hazy details included finding the performance spot on Twitter via the #wedc hashtag, which might have...

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Funk Parade, the successful street festival that debuted in D.C. last May, has been given the greenlight by the Bowser administration to close down U Street this year. This marks the first time in 17 years that...

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The summer concert outlook is looking brighter by the day, as legendary band Refused announced a world tour, with a stop at D.C.’s Rock and Roll Hotel on June 5. The band has remained relatively...

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Indie theater Suns Cinema is now one step closer to opening its doors, as the space just surpassed its Kickstarter goal of $12,500. Shark Week‘s frontman Ryan Hunter Mitchell and fellow Mount Pleasant resident David Cabrera secured...

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This year, Bonnaroo could see some D.C. representation on its lineup! Local Americana band The North Country is currently in the running to play the big festival this summer via a Sonicbids competition. The group has...

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Well, it seems as if the band is officially back together once again. Just moments ago, Death Grips announced a big world tour, with a stop at 9:30 Club on Saturday, July 11. Since they’ve been known to...

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Now that warmer temps have arrived (finally), one of our favorite H Street establishments, Rock and Roll Hotel, has rolled out a brand new DJ/happy hour series on its awesome rooftop. The series will kick off this Friday and...

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Calling all musicians, dancers, poets and more talented artists! This Saturday, DCMD and Comet Ping Pong’s booking maestro Sasha Lord are looking for D.C.’s best acts to perform at our special open mic night. The lucky winner will get to...

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Kill Lincoln Announces An Indefinite Hiatus

March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

D.C. ska punk band Kill Lincoln has announced that their April 4 gig at Black Cat will be their last local show, at least for the foreseeable feature. The news comes just after the group released an...

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First there was Quarry House, and now another one of our favorite late night spots/music haunts will close this Saturday. Chief Ike’s Mambo Room, located in Adams Morgan, has announced that it will shut its doors...

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We’ve got two exciting announcements to make. The first is that we’re presenting Drop Electric‘s album release show! The band will return to the Artisphere on Saturday, May 16 after playing a sold out show there last summer. Drop Electric’s release show for Lost...

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One of our favorite Silver Spring haunts, Quarry House, suffered significant damage in a major fire that also impacted two other businesses on Thursday morning. While the tavern will reopen, the owners are trying to raise money for the Quarry House...

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