News

What news is going on in and around the DMV Music scene?  

We want to bring you the latest and greatest.  These are just a few of the things you can expect to find here:

  • New album releases by Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia artists.
  • Low Ticket Alerts
  • Venue Openings

These are just a few of the things we are planning.  Keep an eye on this page for all the relevant news.

Heather Gillis Band Is Coming To Set Fire To Hill Country BBQ On August 12
The Heather Gillis Band is one of the most explosive acts to hit the music scene in recent years and[...]
A Not To Be Missed ‘Days Between’ Concert Series Is Coming To The Hamilton DC
Each year between August 1 and August 9, the dates known as “Days Between,” Deadheads around the world celebrate the[...]
BREAKING NEWS: Amplified Noise Amendment Act Withdrawn For Summer
With the DC City Council now adjourned until September, the music community can breath  a sigh of relief. The anti-busking[...]
Redefine Your Perception Of Rock N Roll With Quiet Slang
We don't often see punk rock touted for its heart wrenching lyrics, but rather for the punchy drums and distorted[...]
The Monophonics Bring Their Psychedelic Soul Sound To The 8×10 This Sunday
This Sunday, June 24th, the Monophonics will be playing The 8x10 in Baltimore for a night of funky psychedelic soul,[...]
Celebrate The Summer Solstice With An All Star Summer Solstice Jam at Gypsy Sally’s [4-Night Run]
Welcome the first day of the Summer Solstice with a truly amazing four-night run of music at Gypsy Sally’s in[...]
Marco Benevento Coming To The 8×10 In Baltimore
Next Thursday in Baltimore, pianist Marco Benevento will bring his genre bending musical stylings to the 8x10. He has established[...]
15th Annual Gifts for the Homeless Banding Together: Battle of the Law Firm Bands – June 14th
D.C. based non-profit organization, Gift for the Homeless (GFTH) invites you to combine your passion for music with a good[...]
‘Horse Feathers’ Prepare To Showcase New Album At Union Stage Performance
Horse Feathers are among many staple indie bands that have stemmed from the Pacific Northwest: Fleet Foxes, Band of Horses,[...]
The THE BAND Band Comes to City Winery DC this Weekend
To borrow some lyrics from The Band's "Up On Cripple Creek"When I get off of this mountainYou know where I[...]
Shamans of Sound Prepares for Single Release Show at Jammin’ Java Next Friday [Interview/Single Download]
Shamans of Sound is a brand new project featuring veterans of the DC scene coming together to share their love[...]
Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival
Now in it's 8th year, the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival takes place on June 9th.Click for full size[...]
Runaway Gin Brings the Phish Experience to Union Stage
Phish summer tour doesn’t kick off for over a month, but Phans in the DC area were given a taste[...]
The Sherlocks Come Back To DC After An Around The World Adventure
Catch the return of one of UK's hottest bands as they return to Washington DC's DC 9 Nightclub this Monday,[...]
Electro-Indie Pop Artists ‘Stars’ To Headline The 9:30 Club on April 23
Don’t know Stars? No problem. Check out these DCMR favorites:
Ghost Light Prepares for DC Debut at Gypsy Sally’s Next Week [Ticket Giveaway]
DC Music Review is giving away a pair of tickets to see Ghost Light, Tuesday, April 17 at Gypsy Sally's,[...]
DC Music Review Talks with Jesse Royal
Jesse Royal has established himself as one of the next reggae superstars to emerge from Jamaica, and DC Music Review[...]
Sleepy Creek SpringDig is Rapidly Approaching
Sleepy Creek's SpringDig is rapidly approaching. Held in Sleepy Creek on the Potomac (just a river crossing away from Maryland),[...]
Interview with Larry Joseloff of The Jerry Tripsters
On Thursday, March 22, DC Music Review had the opportunity to sit down with Jerry Tripsters bass player Larry Joseloff[...]
Staycation Presents: A Tribute to Radiohead to Benefit Planned Parenthood
Staycation recently announced a Radiohead tribute to benefit Planned Parenthood at the Black Cat on June 2nd sponsored by DC Music[...]
There’s a Pajama Party Before Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and You’re Invited
The Flock is descending on the 9:30 Club for two nights of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong this weekend. Some fans[...]
Yes Darling Comes to Gypsy Sally’s Tonight with The Dan Lipton Trio
Ryan and Hayley take over Gypsy Sally's facebook to promote their upcoming show There is just one week left until[...]
ROCKN’ to LOCKN’ Finale at Infinity Down Farms on April 21st
The ROCKN' to LOCKN' finale is set for April 21st at Infinity Downs Farm in Arrington, Virginia, the home of[...]
Cigarettes After Sex Coming to the 9:30 Club
Brooklyn-based indie band Cigarettes After Sex are midway through their 2018 world tour, making a pit-stop at DC’s The 9:30[...]
Aqueous Kicks off Their 2018 Spring Tour at the 8×10 in Baltimore
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Indie Rockers Lydia with Moose Blood Perform At The 9:30 Club On Sunday, March 18
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Hot August Music Festival Announces 2018 Lineup
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Railroad Earth Plays Two at 9:30 Club This Weekend
Click for full size tour poster Railroad Earth visits the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC this weekend as part of[...]
The Beirds EP Release Party Takes Flight at Songbyrd Cafe this Weekend
Hailing from Washington, D.C., The Beirds are a lively four-piece atmospheric rock band who combine electronic and psychedelic influences to[...]
Electric Beethoven Kicks off February Tour at Gypsy Sally’s on February 21
Next week, on February 21, Electric Beethoven will perform at Gypsy Sally's in Washington DC. In December of 2017, the[...]
Hayley Jane and the Primates Announce Spring Tour with Stop in Baltimore
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LOCKN’ Initial Lineup Announced
LOCKN' is done with their week of announcements, and we now have their initial lineup!Headliners include Umphrey's McGee, Widespread Panic,[...]
Sleepy Creek SpringDig Announces 2018 Lineup
Sleepy Creek Presentsannounced their 2018 SpringDig festival, at the family-friendly Sleepy Creek venue in Berkeley, West Virginia. The lineup so[...]
Wolf Trap Announces Summer Lineup
Wolf Trap, the gorgeous venue tucked away inside a national park in Vienna, announced their summer lineup earlier today. Highlights[...]
LOCKN’ Confirms Dead & Co Will Headline Two Nights
The rumors were true, and today Peter Shapiro confirmed that Dead & Company will headline two nights of the 2018[...]
Greensky Bluegrass Plays Two in DC This Weekend
Michigan natives Greensky Bluegrass descend upon DC this weekend for a double header in the nation’s capital. First is a[...]
The Hamilton To Host Tedeschi Trucks Band Afterparties
There are two things known for certain that take place each February in Washington DC's music landscape, the Tedeschi Trucks[...]
Listen to GRAMMY WINNING The Infamous Stringdusters’s 9:30 Club Show [AUDIO]
This week, The Infamous Stringdusters won a much-deserved Grammy for the Best Bluegrass Album for 2017’s Laws Of Gravity at[...]
JUST ANNOUNCED: Alan Evans Bringing AZTEC SUN Into His Studio in February
DC funk band AZTEC SUN has been making some big moves, and just announced today that they will be recording[...]
Runaway Gin Announces Their 2018 Winter Melts Tour
Runaway Gin - A Tribute to Phish, the world's most active Phish Tribute Band based out of Charleston, South Carolina[...]
Circles Around the Sun to Headline 9:30 Club Thursday Night
Circles Around the Sun returns to DC on Thursday night, for their first turn at headlining the historic 9:30 Club.[...]
Boombox Comes To The 9:30 Club With Local Band Of Tomorrow Opening
Boombox is coming to the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on January 19th.BoomBox, the electronic work of songwriter, producer and[...]
The Disco Biscuits Bring Fiery Night One Performance to the 9:30 Club [Audio]
The Disco Biscuits opened night one their two-night run of shows at the 9:30 Club and then The Anthem. The[...]
Low Ticket Alert – Antibalas at The Hamilton
Start the New Year off right with Antibalas when they return to The Hamilton Live for two nights!Started by Martin[...]
Frozen Harbor Festival comes to Baltimore
Click on the poster above for a full size image. Frozen Harbor Music Festival is a 2-day festival that consists[...]
John Kadlecik Band Returns to Baltimore Soundstage
Next Thursday, December 28th, at Baltimore Soundstage, The John Kadlecik Band will return to charm city to bring a little[...]
Boat Burning: Music for 100 Guitars Coming to 9:30 Club
Looking beyond the holiday season and New Year's celebrations there is a rather unique performance taking place at the 9:30[...]
Guide to Holiday Concerts and Celebrations in the DMV Region
Updated:  Added December 26th performance by Keller Williams in Fredericksburg, VA'Tis the season to be festive. What better way to[...]
Charm City Bluegrass Announces 2018 Lineup
6th Annual Charm City Bluegrass Festival Expands to Two-Day FestivalCharm City Bluegrass Festival, winner of the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association[...]
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong announce 9:30 Club Run
2018  is looking fantastic for music in the DMV, and it just got a little better with the announcement that[...]
Hall Williams Band Releases Debut Album
The Hall Williams Band is a quartet of seasoned musicians coming from Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia.  They combining roots,[...]
Keller Williams brings his Thanksforgrassgiving to Richmond, VA and Washington,DC
If you live close to Richmond, VA or Washington, DC and are a bluegrass fan, you have an excellent opportunity[...]
John Kadlecik brings his DC Mystery Cats Back to Gypsy Sally’s for a great cause during Thanksgiving Week
In what has become an annual tradition, John Kadlecik brings The DC Mystery Cats to Gypsy Sally's for several special[...]
Jazz is Phish returns to Washington, DC performing at Gypsy Sally’s on November 30th
JAZZ is PHISH returns to Gypsy Sally's  Washington, DC on Thursday November 30th.  If you are a fan of jazz or[...]
[SOLD OUT] Leftover Salmon at Gypsy Sally’s Almost Sold Out
Updated  November 10th at 12:00pm:  Tickets to Leftover Salmon's performance at Gypsy Sally's is officially sold out.Leftover Salmon is coming[...]
Staycation releases Escape Plan
If you have been to a concert in and around Washington, D.C., you have undoubtedly run into one of the[...]