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.

    You Are Invited To Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic
    On Saturday, July 4th, Willie Nelson is putting on his annual 4th of July Picnic.  This annaul event has been[...]
    “The Beat Don’t Stop” Debuts Sunday Night
    ​June is a historically significant month for intended changes in the American way when it comes to the African American[...]
    BT ALC Big Band Brings “Bring Forth Change”
    This year has brought with it a slew of unexpected changes that have rocked the daily lives of people across[...]
    Happy Anniversary To The 9:30 Club! NPR Provides Over 100 Shows From The 9:30 Club To Celebrate!
    A little over a week ago, or perhaps what feels like an eternity ago, NPR announced the release of over[...]
    Blue Ox Live From The Pines Gives a Taste of Festival Life
      While plans for festival season 2020 are looking quite differently then they did at the beginning of the year,[...]
    Wolf Trap Cancels Their 2020 Summer Season
    The Washington DC Metro Area is filled with National Treasures. Usually, these treasures are found by way of buildings, monuments,[...]
    DelYeah! DelFest At Home! A Free Virtual Festival For Memorial Day Weekend 2020
    Like everyone else, we wish that we were all gathered in Cumberland, Maryland to give everyone a DelBow and shout[...]
    There Is No Place Like DOME And HOME – Looking Back on Domefest 2018 And Previewing Homefest!
    DC Music Review exists in a strange world right now - everyone exists in these surreal and challenging times and[...]
    In The Middle Of Difficulty Lies Opportunity – How One DMV Crew Keeps The Music Playing
    Contributed by Avik Ray, the co-founder of, a DC based YouTube channel that brings artists together to create unique musical experiences.Our show[...]
    DMV Native Lauren Calve Performs Virtually At Sixth & I Today
    If you know anything about DC Music Review, you know that we glow with pride about the incredibly talented musicians[...]
    Voices To Protect The Vote – A Benefit Concert For Election Protection
    The Constitution of the United States begins with "We The People." The "We" is each of us, and we the[...]
    The MusicianShip is Participating in Give Local Together’s #GivingTuesday
    One of the visceral hearts of the Washington DC Metro area music scene just announced that they are participating in[...]
    Ace Entertainment Announces the Release of Tribute Documentary, LEST WE FORGET: KOFI BURBRIDGE
    Ace Entertainment, a Philadelphia-area multi-media music content production company, has announced the release of its first-in-series music tribute documentary: “Lest We[...]
    DMV Creatives Come Together To Celebrate And Surprise One Of Their Own “We Will Get By”
    Many of our DCMR readers know the name Will Urquhart well. He is our video guru extraordinaire and brings us[...]
    Austin City Limits Opens Up Their Treasure Trove Of Live Performances
    Another iconic music venue has opened up their treasure trove of musical archives to fans around the world who are[...]
    The Entire I.M.P. ‘Live at The 9:30’ Series Is Available Online
    For some DMV residents or concert junkies, you may recall seeing those signs around the 9:30 Club a few years[...]
    Announcing Webcast Aid: A Virtual Concert Series
    Like all of you, we at DC Music Review have had COVID-19 on the mind, particularly the impact it will have on[...]
    Music Vibrates In Our Souls
    Here at DC Music Review, we understand that news and the music landscape as we know it is moving rapidly[...]
    Phantasy Tour Introduces Live Music Trading Cards
    Baltimore-based social media company Phantasy Tour officially unveiled its first series of live music trading cards last week. These cards are sure[...]
    Guitar Virtuoso Eric Johnson Brings “Classics: Present and Past” Tour to Fillmore Silver Spring on Friday
    Grammy-award winning artist, Eric Johnson, returns to the DC area as a part of his "Classics: Present and Past" tour[...]
    Elizabeth II Releases Bite My Neck
    Thank you so much for taking a chance on DC Music Review doing a write up on Elizabeth II's new[...]
    Circles Around The Sun Launches Their 2020 Tour Into Orbit With Stops In Baltimore & DC
    Circles Around the Sun will tour the Northeast this Winter in support of their new, self-titled studio album that will be[...]
    Greensky Comes Back to DC with Special Guests
    ​With snow an ever promised, rarely delivered event in the Nations Capital, one thing we actually can depend on every[...]
    Will Urquhart At Work On Gypsy Sally’s Documentary
    DC Music Review Contributor, Will Urquhart, announced today that he started working on a documentary project to explore the story[...]
    WinterWonderGrass Gets Us Excited for Festy Season 2020!
    The time is near for a highlight of both the winter season and music festival goers across the country. The[...]
    Pearl Jam Announces Gigaton Album & North American Tour With Baltimore Stop
    Exciting news for Pearl Jam fans, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and legends of rock have just announced[...]
    Twiddle Kicks Off Their 2020 Winter Tour At The 9:30 Club in Washington DC
    Vermont jam band stalwarts, Twiddle, return to the 9:30 Club on January 25th, as they kick off their 2020 Winter[...]
    Gov’t Mule Kicks Off NYE Run at The Met Philly on Friday
    Blues rock titans, Gov't Mule, begin their annual Mule Year's Eve run this Friday with their debut at The Met[...]
    Ben Williams Gears Up For Annual Hometown “Holiday Musical Extravaganza”
    Grammy-winning Ben Williams is gearing up to play his annual hometown “Holiday Musical Extravaganza” this Thursday, December 26 at The Hamilton[...]
    Nancy Langhorne Foundation is Putting the Fun in Fundraising
    The holidays are a time for giving and the Nancy Langhorne Foundation is providing everyone with a chance to support[...]
    Dark Star Orchestra Performs At The Anthem on December 6th!
    The holiday season is back and so is the ​best Grateful Dead tribute band in the biz.  Friday night, December[...]
    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Performs A Hometown Throwdown Later This Week
    Once again Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has spread their wings and announced a wonderful treat for the DC / Baltimore[...]
    Manchester Orchestra Celebrates 10 Years of ‘Mean Everything to Nothing’
    To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of their second studio album, Mean Everything to Nothing, indie-rockers Manchester Orchestra are trekking[...]
    First Listen: AZTEC SUN Releases Two New Tracks
    Today, the DC-based "funk with soul" band, AZTEC SUN, released two songs that were previously only available as bonus tracks[...]
    Pop Sensation Kim Petras Brings Clarity to Silver Spring
    Just five months after her sold out show in Silver Spring, German pop artist Kim Petras will be returning to[...]
    Stroll Down Memory Lane Ahead of Everyone Orchestra’s Final Gypsy Sally’s Show
    There are going to be a lot of bittersweet moments at Gypsy Sally's over the coming couple of months, and[...]
    The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Tour Hits MGM National Harbor on Thursday
    The Last Waltz 2019 Tour: A Celebration of The Band’s Historic Farewell Concert features an absolutely stacked lineup of all-star[...]
    DC Music Review Celebrates Two Years
    Can you believe it has been two years? Neither can we! On November 3, 2017, DC Music Review turned on[...]
    Umphrey’s McGee Calls the Police on Halloween at the Anthem
    Umphrey’s McGee made their triumphant return to Washington, DC on Thursday, playing their second ever show at The Anthem.  The sextet[...]
    Gypsy Sally’s Announces Closure In January
    Gypsy Sally's announced they will be closing up for good in January. In a statement posted to Facebook, they said[...]
    NPR’s Tiny Desk Festival is Coming
    For years, National Public Radio has been bringing us music gold via their Washington, D.C. offices with Tiny Desk Concerts.[...]
    Mustang Music Festival: Fall Festival with It All
    Fall is here and festival season is winding down, but Mike Dianna of Bearded Face Productions has had an ace[...]
    Villain & Saint in Bethesda Closes
    As the saying goes "Good News Travels, Bad News Travels Faster."With that said, DC Music Review regrets to pass along[...]
    Down In The Reeds Announces Their Initial Lineup
    Get ready for DC's newest homegrown music festival - Down in The Reeds (DitR). This new festival is positioned to[...]
    “Down In The Reeds” – A New DC Festival is Coming October 19
    Get ready for DC's newest homegrown music festival - Down in The Reeds (DitR). This new festival is positioned to[...]
    Here Comes Hoopla!
    ​​The end of summer is closing in on us, but thankfully the festivals just keep coming!  ​A few of our[...]
    Dear ‘Emo Nite’, Count Me In
    Break out your skinny jeans and black eyeliner for Emo Nite’s much anticipated return to Baltimore this Friday, September 20th.[...]
    The David Lynch Foundation Silences The Violence with The Music of Katy Perry, Norah Jones, and Mavis Staples October 11 at The Anthem
    The David Lynch Foundation will be hosting an extraordinary night of music at The Anthem in Washington DC on October[...]
    Of Monsters and Men Kickoff Fever Dream Tour in DC
    Indie folk group Of Monsters and Men will kick off their latest tour this Wednesday at The Anthem in DC.[...]
    DC Music Review Goes Mobile – Apps That Is!
    With some geeky pride we are estatic to announce that DC Music Review has just released their iPhone and Android[...]
    Join Bryce Vine’s Carnival This Thursday At The Fillmore
    "Vine has a way of being cheeky with his lyrics and play-on-words—while still making his songs romantic & instantly catchy."[...]
    The Piano Man Himself, Billy Joel, To Play The First-Ever Concert To Be Held at Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, singer/songwriter/piano player, and rock star Billy Joel will play at Oriole Park at Camden[...]
    The FloydFest 19 “Voyage Home” is About to Depart!
    With summer beating down upon the Mid-Atlantic, that can only mean festival season is in full swing. There is hope[...]
    Tedeschi Trucks Band Brings Wheels of Soul to Wolf Trap on Wednesday
    Tedeschi Trucks Band (TTB) returns to Wolf Trap for a stop on their 2019 Wheels of Soul Tour on Wednesday,[...]
    The Nextival – Maryland’s Largest Foodie Music Festival is Back for a Fourth Round
    Listening to music and eating…. name a better way to spend a weekend, because I certainly can’t.That is exactly what[...]
    Creating Safe Spaces at DC Music Venues – What’s Being Done
    This Sunday evening, an important event is taking place in our city.Through a brilliant partnership with Mayor Muriel Bowser's Office of[...]
    4848 Festival Spotlight
    4848 Festival is upon us and if you’re heading to it, here’s some great info, and if not....Why Not? July[...]
    Greensky Bluegrass Showing the Mid-Atlantic Love This Summer
    Greensky Bluegrass has been honing their skills over the past decade and a half evolving into one of the premiere[...]
    Wylder Premieres Their New Album at The Hamilton
    If you are looking for music that is a journey through  lyrics and a blend of indie and rock sound,[...]
    The Marcus King Band Set to Rock Baltimore Soundstage with LITZ on Wednesday
    DC Music Review favorites, The Marcus King Band (MKB), kick off their 2019 summer tour this weekend in support of[...]
    Faye Webster comes to DC9 Nightclub in Washington DC
    Atlanta-born Faye Webster takes on the DC9 Club this coming Thursday June 27, a stop on her current tour showcasing[...]
    Richmond Will Get Wild Saturday Night With Sold Out Boston Manor Show
    Just one month after their performance at the Black Cat in DC, British pop-punk band Boston Manor is returning to[...]
    Mauwe’s New Single Emphasizes Loneliness Awareness
    ​Loneliness Awareness Week (June 17-21), spearheaded by the Marmalade Trust charity, an organization created to tackle feelings of social isolation.  Why is[...]
    Bad Books Delights With New Album and First Tour in Seven Years
    For the first time in over seven years, indie rock band Bad Books is hitting the road to tour across[...]
    Blue Ox, 4848 and Peachfest Details
    ​​Another edition of the festival fun that is coming this summer!  This particular post is very exciting for me personally[...]
    Jon Bellion Returns to DC for Glory Sound Prep Tour
    In support of his latest album Glory Sound Prep, contemporary pop artist Jon Bellion will be stopping at MGM National[...]
    The “No Boys Shebang” concert to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer research
    The first No Boys Shebang, a concert benefiting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is set for Sunday, May 26 hosted[...]
    Amo Amo To Join Jim James In A Double Feature At The 9:30 Club
    "Not only are the lyrics encapsulating a vulnerability that can only be experienced if you've been in a deep, earth-shattering[...]
    Walk the Walk and Squawk the Squawk: Rooster Walk Music and Arts Festival Delivers on All Fronts
    Music festivals are a dime a dozen these days. They range from massive 100 thousand plus person multi-day events to[...]
    Get Ready For The 6th Annual Funk Parade
    This coming Saturday, May 11th, get ready for the 6th Annual Funk Parade!  This festival is a true celebration of[...]
    WATCH LIVE! LONG LIVE GOGO Presents: Moechella #DontMuteDC
    Members of the music community and #SoundProofDC are planning a rally tonight in response to reports that T-Mobile is forcing[...]
    Delfest, Tinner Hill Blues Festival, and Bluegrass Island Details
    ​Second edition of the festival fun is coming your way now!  The time has finally come and the staff at[...]
    The Dude Abides. Enjoy the Second Annual “Big Lebowski Experience” at Pearl Street Warehouse on 4/20
    The Dude, Donny, Walter, Jesus, Maude and more than a dozen other Big Lebowski characters will perform the film’s soundtrack[...]
    Album Review: Cris Jacobs’s “Color Where You Are”
    Cris Jacobs released his latest record, Color Where You Are, last week, becoming the most recent installment in the Baltimore native's[...]
    There’s no place like DOME!! – DomeFest 10
    The 2019 Festival Season is quickly approaching and one of our favorite camping music festivals is less than a month[...]
    Charm City Bluegrass, Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival and SpringDig Details
    ​The time has finally come and the staff at DC Music Review could not be more excited about all of[...]
    Tomorrow! Come Boogie Down With Escort At U Street Music Hall
    “This New York dance orchestra was churning out period-perfect disco homages years before Daft Punk got lucky." - Rolling Stone"...seamless blending[...]
    The Wild Reeds Playing Union Stage on Tuesday
    The Wild Reeds are a melodic and harmonic powerhouse of thoughtful lyrics and relatable themes. And the best part? The[...]
    DC Music Review Festival Survival Guide
    Let's face it, there is nothing better than a festival!  But if you have not been to a festival before[...]
    BREAKING NEWS: The Go-Go Can Continue at Metro PCS
    Following multiple days of protests and outrage, news broke early Wednesday that Metro PCS will be allowed to continue playing[...]
    TONIGHT: Go-Go Concert at 14th and U to Support Metro PCS
    Last night we rallied, tonight we get some music! DC residents and members of the music community are coming together[...]
    Interview with Cris Jacobs
    Cris Jacobs has cemented himself as a leading voice in the DMV music scene. After ten years as the front-man,[...]
    WATCH: #DontMuteDC Rally to Save Go-Go at Metro PCS
    Members of the music community and #SoundProofDC are planning a rally tonight in response to reports that T-Mobile is forcing[...]
    Catching up with Andy Falco – A Grammy, New Album and Record Label
    ​Last time DCMR got to talk with The Infamous Stringdusters was after their set in Atlanta at Sweetwater 420 Fest[...]
    Head For The Hills Heads Back Our Way
    After just releasing their new EP March 22nd Say Your Mind, which they recorded at Swingfingers Studios in Fort Collins, Colorado,[...]
    Mike Gordon Performs At The 9:30 Club This Week
    Mike Gordon has once again embarked on a month-long solo tour with guitarist Scott Murawski, drummer John Kimock, keyboardist Robert[...]
    Wammies DC Announce Finalists
    Late last week many members of Washington DC's music community woke up to delightful news - they had been nominated[...]
    Railroad Earth to Ride The Rails into DC for Two at 9:30 Club
    Railroad Earth's East Coast Spring tour kicks off in two weeks and after the tour opener in Richmond VA, pulls[...]
    Vesper Wood Set To Play Pie Shop Bar Tomorrow!
    "Hymnal and catchy, the album gives Wood the chance to broach topics weighing heavily on the minds of women everywhere"[...]
    Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival, Returns May 4th for 10th Anniversary
    DC's best homegrown bluegrass event, The Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this May and[...]
    Greyson Chance To Kick Off Tour At DC9 This Friday
    Greyson Chance is kicking off his North American tour at DC9 Nightclub this Friday, February 22. If that name sounds[...]
    You Me at Six Ready to Rock the 9:30 Club This Weekend
    English rock band You Me At Six is coming to DC Sunday, February 24th for their “Back Again” North American[...]
    Tedeschi Trucks Gears Up For Another Warner Theater Run And The Hamilton Has The Perfect Afterparty For You
    There are a few things that are for certain in the Washington DC musical landscape. One that DC Music Review[...]
    Jonny Grave Releases A New EP With The Jonny Grave Trio
    If you are a fan of the blues, music history, and perhaps the best finger picking in the DMV then[...]
    Bypassing The Male Patriarchy: An Interview With Adeline
    "[Adeline’s] vocals echo the best Danceteria -era divas."  - The New York Times"buttery R&B singing"  - NPR We dare you not to start[...]
    Zombies are 2019 Inductees to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; Colin Blunstone Celebrates at DC City Winery on Rare Solo Tour
    Almost 50 years to the day after The Zombies’ hit “Time of The Season” hit the top of the US[...]
    Hudson Taylor Set To Delight At City Winery DC
    Enter your text here...VideosVideosVideosPerformance DetailsPerformance DetailsPerformanceDetailsMonday, February 4, 2019Doors: 6:00 PMShow: 8:00 PM​City Winery DC Okie Street NEWashington, DC 20002(Google Maps Link)$18  -[...]
    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Continue Their String of Sold Out Performances – Tickets Are Still Available for the NorVA
    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong had truly exceptional and meteoric growth in 2018. The band and there fervent fans, The Flock,[...]
    BAYNK On Relocation, New Music, And Multivitamins
    Updated January 30th at 10:30 PM:  Due to venue constraints, BAYNK will not be setting up full visual production as[...]
    DC’s AZTEC SUN Opens for Galactic at The 9:30 Club
    Late last year Galactic announced it would perform another two-night run at the 9:30 Club - February 15 & 16,[...]
    Greensky Bluegrass’ Winter Tour Returns for Two Nights at The Anthem with Billy Strings
    This isn't your mother's jam band; this ain't yer granddaddy's bluegrass.  It definitely is the best JamGrass you'll get on[...]
    The Disco Biscuits Return to DC for Two Nights This Weekend
    Last January, The Disco Biscuits became the first band to offer a unique two-night booking at IMP Venues. The Philadelphia-based[...]
    Ghosts of the Forest with Trey Anastasio & Jon Fishman (Phish), Jen Hartswick, Ray Paczkowski, and Others Coming to The Anthem
    On December 11th, 2018, Trey Anastasio, Phish's frontman, announced he was creating a new side project - Ghosts of the[...]
    Focus on DC Women in Music: Cat Janice, RadaR, and Selena Benally Perform This Saturday
    The DC area is rich in music, we all know this. But there's been something brewing here that needs to[...]
    ROCKN’ to LOCKN’ 2019 Playoffs Announced
    On Tuesday, LOCKN' Festival organizers announced the lineups and dates for the first round of the 2019 ROCKN' to LOCKN'[...]
    Shamans of Sound and Nkula Host Reggae Party at DC9 This Friday
    DC9 welcomes two of the premier DC reggae bands – Shamans of Sound and Nkula – this Friday, January 18[...]
    ‘On Our Radar’ Feature guardin Signs to Photo Finish Records
    Our latest ‘On Our Radar’ feature, guardin, has been hitting seemingly every ball out of the park this past year.[...]
    gnash Releases Long Awaited Debut Album ‘we’!
    Multi-platinum singer, songwriter, producer, and DJ gnash has released his debut album we today on all streaming and digital platforms.The[...]
    Boogie For Choice at Gypsy Sally’s – A Planned Parenthood Party
    Before The Women's March on Washington, please join Gypsy Sally's in Georgetown for  "Boogie for Choice: A Planned Parenthood Benefit[...]
    Council of DC Fails Music Community With New Amplified Noise Amendment
    A newly released version of the Amplified Noise Amendment Act, legislation introduced by Councilmembers Jack Evans, Anita Bonds, and Mary[...]
    An Interview with Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers
    It was a strong 2018 for brothers Chris and Oliver Wood, along with band-mate Jano Rix.  The trio decided to[...]
    gnash is no stranger to bearing his soul to the world; in fact, that’s his preference
         "I learned from my dad that it's good to have feelings"// "i hate u, i love u"    [...]
    Eli Lev and Hayley Fahey Will Rock Pearl Street Warehouse To End The Year Right
    Photo by Megan LeighThis Friday night, Eli Lev & The Fortunes Found and Hayley Fahey will be ending the year[...]
    All Star Cast to Join Matt Butler and Everyone Orchestra at Gypsy Sally’s
    The Everyone Orchestra (EO), led by conductor/founder Matt Butler, will return to Gypsy Sally's this Friday night, December 28, 2018.  EO's[...]
    Fighting Cancer with Christmas Concerts: The Nancy Langhorne Foundation Way
    The holidays are a time for giving, so why not do good while having a good time? Not only is[...]
    Reverend Horton Heat Comes To The Black Cat for The 2nd Annual “Horton’s Holiday Hayride”
    Whether you want to Spend a Night in the Box or have yourself a Psychobilly Freakout, be sure to see[...]
    The Marcus King Band Makes Its Awaited Debut at 9:30 Club Tonight
    The Marcus King Band (MKB) returns to the DMV area tonight, headlining the historic 9:30 Club in the middle of[...]
    Lydia Night Of The Regrettes On Feminism, The Birthplace Of Punk, And…Hair
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    Kimbra Talks Self Care, Cross Country Moves, and Her Favorite Spot In DC
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    Harry Hudson: Transforming Devastating Experiences Into Captivating Art
    Harry Hudson has gone through no shortage of trials and tribulations in his young life...and he's poised to share his[...]
    Spafford Announces Winter Tour with Stops in DC and Charlottesville
    Spafford announced their winter tour today with stops in DC and Charlottsville.The February 9 show at the 9:30 Club will[...]
    Funk Parade Announces New Leadership
    The annual Funk Parade, held on the U Street corridor each summer, announced new leadership yesterday. The MusicianShip DC, a[...]
    West End Blend Brings The Funk To Tropicalia This Friday
    Connecticut based soul-funk ensemble West End Blend brings their lively and retro, yet contemporary, sound to Tropicalia in Washington, D.C.[...]
    Laura Gibson Playing DC9 After Recent Release of Latest and Best Album
    Laura Gibson is a storyteller. While her music has always been lyric-driven, this is her first album after receiving her MFA[...]
    Dark Star Orchestra Returns to The DMV to Play a Local Show
    Dark Star Orchestra is returning to Washington DC's  Anthem on December 1st, 2018 to recreate a historic show that the[...]
    Manchester Orchestra and The Front Bottoms Co-Headlining The Anthem This Weekend
    The key to staying fresh is trying new things, stepping out of your comfort zone, and taking risks. For that[...]
    Don’t Miss “John Kadlecik & Pals” Celebrating John K’s Fourth Annual Thanksgiving Run At Gypsy Sally’s This Week
    There are two things that John Kadlecik is very known for throughout the DMV - being a world-class musician who[...]
    AZTEC SUN RISING: DC’s Hottest Band Is Ready to Make the Leap
    Every Tuesday, the musicians in AZTEC SUN leave their day jobs around the District and head to Eckington to practice[...]
    Riding A Wave Of Success, Bryce Vine Returns To DC This Thursday Evening
    Background info: Bryce Vine is currently having a real moment with his song “Drew Barrymore” – over 53M streams, Top 20 at Pop[...]
    Davy Knowles Returns to Pearl Street Warehouse for a Night of Electric Blues Rock
    Blues guitar player Davy Knowles returns to Pearl Street Warehouse this Saturday, November 3 – nearly a year to the[...]
    Lettuce and Turkuaz to Funk Up DC this Saturday
    In what will be undoubtably be the "Funkiest Fall" event in the DMV, Lettuce, Turkuaz, and special guests and friends will be[...]
    Twiddle Performs Two-Night Run At The 9:30 Club This Weekend
    Vermont jam-band stalwarts Twiddle are set to play two nights at the 9:30 Club this weekend in DC. On Friday night,[...]
    Sure Sure Return to DC9 For Their Second D.C. Show In 2018
    Sure Sure has a thing for repetition. The bright and bouncy indie pop quartet is returning to DC9 for the[...]
    Lily Allen Embarks On Her First North American Tour In Four Years
    "After hearing [Lily Allen] wield her sharp tongue for so long, it's nice to hear her lead with her heart."Pitchfork,[...]
    Fruition and Lil Smokies – Hot off Festy, to Descend on DC
    You might have missed them at Delfest (2017 and 2018); you might have missed them last week at Festy -[...]
    “This Could Go Boom!” Record Label Will Amplify Gender Marginalized Voices
    You know that sensation before some shows when things feel electric? That palatable vibrancy in the air? That was the feeling[...]
    VÉRITÉ Starts Her Headlining Tour With A Bang In Richmond, Virginia
    October 1st was an evening of many firsts for Kelsey Byrne, better known under her pseudonym VÉRITÉ. Starting her headlining[...]
    BREAKING NEWS: Music Community Rewrites Amplified Noise Amendment Ahead Of City Council Hearing
    Video coverage of the July press conference:Members of the music community in DC rewrote the Amplified Noise Amendment Act of[...]
    Hayley Jane and the Primates To Kick Off Fall Tour At Gypsy Sally’s Oct 4
    Hayley Jane and the Primates are kicking off their fall tour with a headlining debut at Gypsy Sally's on October 4,[...]
    Internet’s Sweethearts, Milky Chance Continue Last Leg Of Tour In Richmond, VA
    Currently one of Germany's hottest musical exports, Milky Chance is bringing their understated grooves to The National in Richmond, Virginia[...]
    WATCH: Joan Baez Leads #StopKavanaugh Protesters In Song Outside Supreme Court
    Legendary folk musician and lifelong activist,  Joan Baez, has been in DC this week joining the protests against Brett Kavanaugh's[...]
    Honey Island Swamp Band Returning to the DMV In October
    Just when you thought it was time to drain the swamp, Baltimore and DC area music fans can continue the[...]
    Active Bird Community Flocks to DC9 For A Night of Infectious Tunes and Camaraderie
    Elementary schools pals and consequential lifelong friends, Tom D’Agustino (vocals, guitar), Andrew Wolfson (vocals/lead guitar), Quinn McGovern (drums), and Zach[...]
    The Festy Experience – The Best Family Friendly Festival That You Should Go To
    ​For the rageaholic, stay up all night festival goers, sadly our season is coming to an end.  For the family[...]
    VÉRITÉ Is Ready To Show Richmond, VA Just Why Her EP Went Viral
    VÉRITÉ catapaulted to over 150 million Spotify streams with the release of her debut EP Somewhere In Between. PRESS HERE[...]
    Midnight North Announces Return To DC at Gypsy Sally’s
    Midnight North's Fall tour announcement includes Gypsy Sally's on 15 December.  Their 10-day tour will begin in Solano Beach, Ca,[...]
    Devils Backbone Hoopla Festival Has it All
    ​Basecamp and biking and breweries, oh my!  When I say that Devils Backbone knows how to have fun, I mean[...]
    Video Premiere: “Wine Clouds” by DC-band novo (electro soul)
    Photo by: Nancy Anderson Cordell DCMR is excited to bring you the latest video by the electro soul powerhouse, novo. The[...]
    Lombardi Live Concert to End Cancer with White Ford Bronco at Union Stage Tonight!
    We can all agree on one thing, cancer sucks! It affects Please join us on Thursday September 20th for Lombardi Live…Concert to[...]
    FIDLAR To Debut New Songs At 9:30 Club
    FIDLAR, an acronym for Fuck It Dog, Life's a Risk, is bringing their raucous live show to the 9:30 Club[...]
    Railroad Earth And Others Come to The Ardmore Music Hall As The Venue Celebrates Their 5-Year Anniversary
    In September, our neighbors to the north in Ardmore, Pennsylvania are celebrating their 5th anniversary with eight concerts.Click for Full[...]
    HERA Music Festival Comes To Falls Church This Weekend
    ​Any time a musician decides to be part of putting on a music festival, you can pretty much guar​​entee it's[...]
    Appaloosa Festival: Spend Labor Day Weekend with Great Music and Beautiful Scenery
    If you need a great way to cap off summer in the D.C area that gets you a little​ ways[...]
    John Kadlecik & Pals Announce Thanksgiving Gypsy Sally’s Run
    There are two things that John Kadlecik is very known for throughout the DMV - his Grateful Gospel appearance with Keller[...]
    August Sizzles This Saturday as Hot August Music Festival Comes to Cockeysville, MD
    What better way to spend a Saturday in August than at the Hot August Music Festival? Our favorite local music[...]
    DC Music Rocks Second 9:30 Club Festival Coming this Weekend
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    Campdogzz Return To DC On Headlining Tour In Support of New Album ‘In Rounds’
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