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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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D.C. Americana band The North Country has built a solid rep in D.C. for pushing the musical boundaries, but they’re about to take things to the next level with an ambitious new art project called The...

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Following its initial lineup announcement last month, D.C.’s premier punk and hardcore music festival Damaged City Fest has revealed the next wave of bands slated to perform at this year’s event. The newly-announced list includes D.C....

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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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