Goodman’s Good Mix – Concert Picks of the Week – October 21

Lightmare

DC's very own soulpunk band Lightmare is playing with NJ songwriter Delicate Steve on Tuesday night at Comet Ping Pong

Week Of:  October 21 — 27, 2019

Summary: Ingrid Tank Sleater Macy Tegan Sara and MORE!

As with every week, this week has me giddy because there are so many WOMXN WHO ROCK coming into town including some favorites like Ingrid Michaelson, Tank and the Bangas, Sleater-Kinney, Macy Gray, Patricia Barber, and Tegan and Sara, to name a few.

That, plus so many LOCAL WOMXN and NON-BINARY musicians (and their bands who) are making waves this week including Cecily, Akua Allrich, The String Queens, novo, Gina Sobel, Josanne Francis and Chao Tian, ZapOte, La Marvela, Griefcat, Dar Stellabotta, The Amber Dutton Band, Born Dad, Panini Girlfriend, Cat Janice, Lightmare (featured image), 1Identity, Sonic Kaleidoscope, Ace Ono, BRNDA, Pen Palindrome, Poppy Patica, Santa Librada, Company Calls, Woven In, and so many more listed below (including artists playing the Halloween Cover Show for Girls Rock! DC at Slash Run.) (If we missed your name here, comment in the social media post, please!)

It's perfect weather still, no excuse not to go see/hear all these amazing artists and even MORE below, with personal choices in bold, along with a list of the DCMR staff top picks and sparkling"gems" that you won't want to miss. 


Mon — October 21

DCMR Staff Recs
Jams, Mics & Such
  • An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels Presentation — Josh MacPhee's book traces the parallel rise of social movements in the second half of the 20th century and the vinyl record as the dominant form of music distribution. MacPhee will spin records from the labels in the book while discussing the role of the vinyl record as agitprop in international social movements, followed by a Q&A and signing — at Rhizome DC
  • JAMonday at Epicure Café
  • Songbyrd Music Trivia at Songbyrd
Sparkling Gems
Tue — October 22

DCMR Staff Recs
Jams, Mics & Such
Sparkling Gems
Wed — October 23

DCMR Staff Recs
Jams, Mics & Such
Sparkling Gems
Thu — October 24

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Jams, Mics & Such
Sparkling Gems
Fri — October 25

DCMR Staff Recs
Jams, Mics & Such
  • Electric Idols at the REACH (FREE)— Performed to an original score by D.C.-based DJ and producer Lemz, this site-specific work will blend a trance-like onslaught of movement with large-scale projected video inspired by nightlife culture, religious iconography, and the community of the dance floor at The Kennedy Center
  • NATIVE TONGUE (Open Mic Series) at Nubian Hueman
  • Open Mic at Dive Bar
Sat — October 26

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Jams, Mics & Such
Sparkling Gems
Sun — October 27

DCMR Staff Recs
Jams, Mics & Such

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Nina Goodman

Nina Goodman

Nina Goodman is a music lover, dancer, artist, keyboardist, and an avid ukulele player. You may even see her up on stage performing with local DC bands. Above all, Nina is a fierce supporter of the Washington DC local music scene. Nina's talents are mostly behind the scenes where she maintains and curates our event calendar and conducts interviews with local artists. If there is music playing in the DMV, you can expect to see her attending or at least making sure that our audience knows about it.


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