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May is already shaping up to be a busy month for live shows, with Real Estate being the latest group to announce a big show at 9:30 Club. The band announced a spring tour that’ll...

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Mac DeMarco is set to release his long-awaited follow-up to his 2014 album, Salad Days, this May. Today, he released two new songs from his forthcoming 13-track record, This Old Dog, along with tour dates...

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It’s been a rough week, but here’s something that’ll make you smile–a smooth cover of Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky” from legendary go-go group Backyard Band. “Cranes in the Sky,” from Solange’s latest album A Seat...

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Sweetgreen Has Canceled Sweetlife Festival

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

As major music festivals begin to roll out their summer lineups, there’ll be one missing this year–salad chain Sweetgreen has axed its annual Sweetlife Festival. The Washington Post first reported the news. The event initially...

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Promotions company I.M.P.–which operates 9:30 Club, the Lincoln Theatre, Merriweather Post Pavilion and other local venues–has announced the name of its new music venue opening this fall–the Anthem. The Anthem will be a part of the...

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After selling out last year’s festival, Broccoli City has announced this year’s initial lineup. Rae Sremmurd and Solange will headline the show, which will take place on May 6 at Gateway Pavilion in Congress Heights. 21...

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Photos and video by Terrance Doyle Since last November, D.C. music venue and pizzeria Comet Ping Pong has been mercilessly harassed due to a completely-bogus conspiracy theory known as Pizzagate. After an armed gunman was arrested at the venue in...

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If you haven’t heard yet, we’re set to present our first festival this March called Sounds of the City. It’s a four-day celebration spotlighting D.C.’s creative community through live music, workshops, panels, networking events, interactive experiences and...

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Just before hitting the road for his international tour, Oddisee is inviting the public to watch his rehearsal show this Friday, Jan. 27. He’ll perform with his full band, the GoodCompny, at St. Stephen’s Church....

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With the inauguration just a day away, there’s a lot of built up anxiety going into the weekend. But, here’s something that’ll lift your spirits a little–you can stream Priests’ new album ahead of its scheduled...

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Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, the Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Samantha Ronson, Angelique Kidjo and more will perform at this Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington. “I am honored to join this critical movement to bring justice and...

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Last week we announced our first-ever festival called Sounds of the City, which will bring together D.C.’s creative community for a four-day celebration. Some of the awesome events we’ve got planned include D.C.’s first-ever local...

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Update: Sounds of the City has launched its Indiegogo campaign to help fund the festival’s efforts! Help supports the local artists by donating to the cause here. When it launched around this time five years...

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Photos: Title Fight @ Rock and Roll Hotel 1.7.17

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photos from Title Fight’s sold out show at Rock and Roll Hotel, by Julia Leiby...

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The National and Common are set to headline Show Up!, a benefit concert at 9:30 Club hosted by Planned Parenthood and All Access Coalition. “Women should be able to make their own decisions about their...

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Photos by Luke Anahazy and Lindsay Hogan for DCMD Well, this is a bummer. On Friday evening, Young Rapids and The El Mansouris announced their break ups, with one last show scheduled for Friday, Jan. 27...

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