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Chris Farren Brings Bombastic, Dark Pop Songs To Songbyrd

Chris Farren likes playing with people’s expectations, whether it’s at a live show or on social media. He titled his new album, the riotously fun, Born Hot, which features a self-portrait of himself in a topless, 1980s action star “come hither” pose. But listen to the songs on the album like “Search 4 Me” or […]

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Behind the Scenes with Local Industry Insiders

It takes tons of people to galvanize and make music happen, both…

Deep Cuts: New Documentary Delves into DC’s Punk History

You always hear how difficult touring is for bands. I’m not…

15 Local Acts You Need to Know

Looking to hyper-localize your playlist? The talented members…

Halloween Celebration brings HellBENT Parties Full Circle

BENT’s LGBTQ dance parties have been connecting people and…

OAKtoberfest Promotes Community Through Music at National Arboretum

A quaint, intimate gathering along the grasses of the National…

The Black Keys Adapt Sound for Let's Rock Tour

When a band like The Black Keys plays The Anthem, it raises the…

Down in the Reeds Organizers, Performers and more Talk DC's New Fall Festival

Leading up to Down in the Reeds' first year as a beacon for music,…

Parrot Heads Rejoice: Escape to Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at National Theatre

With a song catalog that features party staples such as “Cheeseburger…

October Music Picks

Friday, OCTOBER 4 A Note Two Self Mike Richards has traveled…
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Concerts & Festivals

Feb
22
Sat
4:00 pm Mardi Gras Parade at The Wharf @ The Wharf
Mardi Gras Parade at The Wharf @ The Wharf
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mardi Gras Parade at The Wharf @ The Wharf
New Orleans is coming to DC with a free community-wide Mardi Gras celebration at The Wharf, featuring a lively parade down Wharf Street, a dance party with live music on District Pier, and a special[...]
7:00 pm The Family Crest at DC9 Nightclub @ DC9 Nightclub
The Family Crest at DC9 Nightclub @ DC9 Nightclub
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm
The Family Crest at DC9 Nightclub @ DC9 Nightclub
The Family Crest rolls into D.C. on February 22nd, 2020 at DC9 Nightclub.  The Family Crest has released three full-length albums and three EPs, including their critically-acclaimed breakout LP, Beneath the Brine, the music of[...]
9:00 pm The Cure vs. The Smiths Dance Party @ Black Cat
The Cure vs. The Smiths Dance Party @ Black Cat
Feb 22 @ 9:00 pm
The Cure vs. The Smiths Dance Party @ Black Cat
FYM Productions Presents: THE CURE vs THE SMITHS DANCE PARTY (The largest Cure/Smiths dance party in the US!) 18 YEAR ANNIVERSARY w/DJ Steve E P, DJ Missguided, & Killa K
Feb
25
Tue
6:00 pm Mardi Gras Extravaganza 2020 at ... @ Union Market
Mardi Gras Extravaganza 2020 at ... @ Union Market
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mardi Gras Extravaganza 2020 at Union Market @ Union Market
Join the only native New Orleans chef and TV personality in DC, David Guas, along with friends – celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn, Micheline Mendelsohn, mixtress Gina Chersevani, and New Orleans native Simone Rathle for an[...]
Feb
29
Sat
8:00 pm Tiffany Haddish: Live In Concert... @ MGM National Harbor
Tiffany Haddish: Live In Concert... @ MGM National Harbor
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm
Tiffany Haddish: Live In Concert at MGM National Harbor @ MGM National Harbor
Tiffany Haddish will be performing live at MGM National Harbor on February 29th, 2020 at 8:00 P.M ET.