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Photos courtesy of Living Classrooms and Scott Affens After visiting 10 National Parks last fall, I realized I hadn’t explored many of the green spaces in D.C. I decided to start with Kingman and Heritage Islands...

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Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival has announced its gigantic music lineup for this year’s show, which features nearly 40 regional bluegrass, folk and Americana acts. Virginia folk group Frank Solvian & Dirty Kitchen, North...

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Photos by Miranda Hontz On Saturday afternoon, we arrived at Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival, where the strumming of guitars and mandolins mingled with the steady swish of oars from kayakers that lazily drifted in the...

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Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival returns for its seventh year this Saturday. It’s a day-long event featuring music from over two dozen folk and bluegrass acts from D.C. and beyond, all in support of non-profit Living Classrooms,...

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5 D.C. Music Festivals To See This Spring

March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photo Credit: Chris Bulbulia, Clarissa Villondo, Caroline J. Angelo, Jon Nelson A few weeks ago, the New York Times ran a piece on the current state of big-ticket music festivals and how unimaginative they’ve inevitably become...

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The rain and cold weather didn’t stop thousands of people from heading out to Kingman Island Festival on Saturday. Each stage had a packed audience taking in the sights and sounds of the festival, and...

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Photo by Matthew Brazier Are you headed to this year’s Kingman Island Festival? Excited about checking out the five different stages of awesome local music?  We are too – and even better, we’ve broken out some of our...

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Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week

April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Monday, April 20-Monophonics, People’s Blues of Richmond, Congo Sanchez, Time Is Fire, Litz, Ayes Cold, Dubpixel @ Howard Theatre. Show 4:20pm/Tickets $15 advance or $18 DOS Looking for a good show to hit up on 4/20?...

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Photos by Matthew Brazier One of our favorite events from 2014 was Kingman Island Festival. With a solid lineup of music, kayaking and other outdoor activities with more freebies than you could even carry, it was...

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