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Brooklyn’s The Antlers and Mr. Twin Sister performed infront of a packed crowd last Friday at 9:30 Club. Here’s what we saw:...

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Thursday evening started off with an oddly familiar voice. While it sounded much like John Lennon, the voice was that of his son Sean. Sean’s music isn’t simply a carbon copy of his dad’s, but...

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Drop Electric and Margot MacDonald played a SOLD OUT show at the Artisphere last Saturday. Here’s what we saw:...

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Ginger Elvis has left the building. Even though I’ve seen Queens of the Stone Age perform several times in the past, I was still as giddy as a schoolboy when the lights dimmed and one...

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Photos by Clarissa Villondo Alt-country act The Morrison Brothers Band returned for another big show at 9:30 Club last Friday with Nashville’s Amy Wilcox. Here’s what we saw:...

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UPDATE: Due to the weather-the show is unfortunately canceled tonight. If you haven’t made it out to Fort Reno yet, today is a good time to do so. Headlining tonight’s show is rising D.C. artist...

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Photos: Avers @ Rock and Roll Hotel 7.9.14

July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rock and Roll Hotel secured a fantastic lineup last Wednesday, featuring Richmond psychedelic rock group Avers along with D.C. natives Pree and Wanted Man. If you missed the show (PS-shame on you), here are our...

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Last Thursday, The Sea Life sold out the Black Cat’s backstage for its single release show. The band was joined by D.C.’s Humble Fire and Baltimore’s Sun Club for a great night of music. Here...

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Review: VEDAS and Young Magic @ DC9 6.26.14

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nestled between DC9’s excellent roof deck and it’s killer jukebox lies the second floor, a space where intimate musical encounters unfold. The self-proclaimed dream-pop duo Vedas opened the evening. The lead singer on the keyboard...

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Photos by Vanessa Ndege The 9 singer-songwriter series, led by Justin Trawick, made its way to the illustrious 9:30 Club stage on Saturday. The Sweater Set, Justin Jones, Natalie York and more performed in this very special...

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Photos by Alley Gibson Derek Evry and his full band celebrated the release of his new EP, Down To The Wire, at IOTA last Saturday. Here are some shots from the night’s festivities:...

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Photos by Alley Gibson I remember seeing Honest Haloway for the first time last year at H Street DIY venue the Dead Kennedy Center (as a side note, are they still hosting shows?). They impressed...

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Photos by Clarissa Villondo Sylvan Esso (who we interviewed last week on DCMD) and tUnE-yArDs performed back-to-back shows on Friday and Saturday night at 9:30 Club. If you weren’t able to snag a ticket before both shows...

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Review: Union BBQ Festival 6.14.14

June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the meteoric rise of EDM’s popularity in the past decade, it was fitting that U Street Music Hall-the de facto home of electronic music in D.C.-would put together a one-day festival dubbed Union BBQ. Hosted at Dock 5,...

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In It Together Fest is fast approaching! This four-day event celebrating local music, art and activism kicks-off on July 31st, and Petworth home venue The Beehive held a promotional show last Tuesday to help get everyone in the...

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Photos by Clarissa Villondo Howard Theatre hosted an excellent lineup of D.C. bands last Friday. The bill included our two-year anniversary show headliners Drop Electric and The Raised By Wolves along with DCMD favorite The...

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