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As Donald Trump struggles to find musicians to headline his inauguration ceremony, The Washington Post reports that Busboys and Poets has nailed down another big-named act for its alternative inauguration party, Peace Ball–Solange Knowles. The announcement follows...

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Happy Holidays!

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

We’re taking some time off this week to enjoy the holiday break! We’ll be back on Tuesday, Jan. 3 with more good stuff. In the meantime, catch up on some of our Best of 2016...

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Before heading home for the holidays, head to the Kennedy Center tomorrow for The 9 Holiday Spectacular. It’s an annual show curated by Listen Local First featuring nine talented D.C.-area musicians performing some of their favorite holiday...

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With inauguration day drawing near, Donald Trump’s team is not only having a hard time finding big-named headliners to perform at the ceremony, but also local marching bands. For the last five presidential inaugurations, at least...

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After releasing an instrumental record and EP this year, Oddisee will take his show on the road next year, with his full band in tow. The tour starts on March 2 in France before making its...

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Photo by Alex Schelldorf for DCMD May is already shaping up to be a big month for shows. First Sigur Rós announced their big U.S. tour, and now Animal Collective has released their North American...

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This morning, Sigur Rós announced brand new U.S. tour dates for 2017, which includes a stop at Columbia, MD’s Merriweather Post Pavilion in May. The group will hit the road for a 22-date North American tour...

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After canceling their June 15 gig at 9:30 Club due to illness, At the Drive-In has announced a new show at the venue in 2017. The show, which kicks-off their North American tour in 2017, will...

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Comet Ping Pong Launches Online Fundraiser

December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

As a result of constant harassment from bullies in the past month, Comet Ping Pong has spent a good chunk of money paying for venue damages and needing to increase security. Today, the venue has set...

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After receiving an overwhelming response to the original invitation, Friday’s ‘Stand with Comet‘ event has been extended through the rest of the weekend. ‘Stand with Comet’ was initially set to be a one-day event encouraging Comet supporters to...

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Damaged City Fest, one of the country’s largest punk and hardcore music festivals, is set to come back for its fifth year next April. During its time, Damaged City Fest has grown from a small...

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On Sunday, D.C. police arrested an armed gunman who made his way inside Comet Ping Pong, a popular restaurant and music venue located in Tenleytown. The suspect, identified as 28-year-old Edgar Maddison Welch from North Carolina,...

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For nearly a month, Comet Ping Pong has been at the center of an outrageous Internet conspiracy theory, subjecting them to constant harassment from online trolls. The taunting has also spilled over to several musicians who’ve played...

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One of the biggest issues D.C. musicians face is earning a decent wage despite the high cost of living here. It makes it tough for anyone aspiring to make music into a full-time career, but there...

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Following the release of their amazing new music video “The One Moment,” OK Go has announced a special unplugged performance and discussion at The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The show will take place on Friday,...

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DCMD returns to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in December for another rad show featuring one of our favorite new acts of the year, April+VISTA. Earlier this year, the rising duo released their gorgeous, genre-bending record...

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