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Photos and videos by Matthias Martin At the intersection of a record label, house venue, music collective, and mindset lies Babe City, who celebrated their first anniversary on Saturday night by throwing a massive birthday show at 9:30...

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Photo by Terrance Doyle Following the Netflix model, a new subscription service is offering access to unlimited shows in the D.C. area for the price of just 25 bucks a month. Jukely launched in 2013...

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Photos by Julia Leiby A pair of sold out, back-to-back shows at Comet Ping Pong hosted performances by two prolific, emerging artists within the alternative sound. Los Angeles’ drummer-less punks Girlpool and New York’s bedroom...

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Photos by Albert Jiang  Santa Monica rock outfit Cayucas played at Rock and Roll Hotel Monday night to a packed room. The band is made up of twin brothers Zach and Ben Yudin, who use their...

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In Adams Morgan, I visited a new bar, stopped by a record store, checked out an upcoming concert venue, ate one of the best burgers I’ve ever had, and listened to Action Bronson’s latest album at...

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Words by Maeve McDermott and Alex Schelldorf. Photos by Alex Schelldorf. On Sunday night, Merriweather Post Pavilion in nearby Columbia, Maryland hosted two bands each returning with new albums after more than a decade. Both...

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In It Together Fest is winding down as I write. The weekend delivered a cultural smörgåsbord of house shows, temporary galleries and general partying for the festival’s second year running. Last Thursday started the weekend off...

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Most of us have friends who we can rely on for advice–music advice, that is. When they say “They play a great live show,” you pay attention. Luckily, I have friends like that — I...

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The penultimate Fort Reno show kicked off right on time last Thursday, with a lineup The Washington Post deemed the “most diverse” bill of all the shows. Between the alt-rock subgenres present (punk, krautrock and...

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Photos by Iana Kozelsky “Oh my god, D.C.” Liz Nistico stared out into the crowd at the Rock and Roll Hotel in disbelief, with one hand trying to cover what could only have been a...

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Photos by Clarissa Villondo The New Pornographers played to a sold out crowd at the 9:30 Club Friday night with San Francisco rockers Thao and the Get Down Stay Down. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down were greeted with...

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An enthusiastic crowd braved the rain to show up early for the first of three bands. Hey Marseilles looked at ease on stage—it was evident that they’ve hit their musical stride. The band has a...

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When was the last time you attended a show where the bands paraded around the venue before having an all-out jazz jam in the middle of the floor? If you were at the Rubblebucket show...

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“Oh shit. What the hell.” This is Dave Pirner’s response to his drummer’s suggestion that he play a guitar solo for the audience, there to see Pirner and his fellow Soul Asylum bandmates rock the...

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MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 13:  Musicians Carl Broemel, Tom Blankenship, Patrick Hallahan and Jim James of My Morning Jacket perform on the What Stage during Day 3 of the 2015 Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival on June 13, 2015 in Manchester, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival)

Review and Photos: DCMD @ Bonnaroo 2015

June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is nothing like Bonnaroo. An almost-90,000 person, four-day festival could easily be a nightmare–but an overall feeling of happiness seems to pervade The Farm, the affectionate (and literal) term for Bonnaroo’s venue. People who...

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Photos by Terrance Doyle  If there is one band that I could travel back in time to see, it would have been The Beatles. John Lennon was assassinated years before I was born. The closest...

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