Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. may be less than 70 square miles but it packs a musical punch.  The District hosts a variety of music venues ranging in size from 150 people to the tens of thousands.  Despite it's size, the District has a diverse and historic music scene ranging from punk to funk and every genre in between.  

DC Music Review hopes to capture it all for you.  Please see our music coverage from the District below.

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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[...]
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[...]
An Evening With The Lil Smokies at Union Stage
DC Music Review had the pleasure of spending some time with The Lil Smokies when they came to Union Stage[...]
Interview with Carly Harvey, DC’s Modern Day “Queen of the Blues”
Photo Credit: Brynn JohnsonCarly Harvey has been deemed, "DC's Queen of the Blues" in 2016 by Dr. Nick Johnson of[...]
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"    [...]
Guide to New Year’s Eve 2018 Concerts in the DMV Region
New Year's Eve celebrations are quickly approaching and DC Music Review has consolidated a list of some of the best[...]
Scott Helman Talks Sketchy Tattoo Excursions And Honesty In Music
Scott Helman is a masterful storyteller, both through his music and his conversations. Prior to his performance at Songbyrd Music[...]
On Our Radar: Guardin
Witnessing an artist begin to flourish is perhaps one of the most heart warming aspects of music journalism; Guardin’s performance at[...]
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[...]
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[...]
On Our Radar: Jeremy Zucker
When our relatives ask us the dreaded “What are you doing after college?!”, most of us don’t reply with “Putting[...]
Bad Bad Hats Bring Their Bite To The Nation’s Capital
Ever wonder what the unlikely combination of "Minnesota nice" and New York City bluntness sounds like? Come to Union Stage this[...]
With Two Shows Slated in the DMV, Nobody Puts Houndmouth In A Corner
If you're a fan of bands that don't allow themselves to be pigeonholed, then we've got your weekend sorted. Having[...]
On Our Radar – The Evolving Electronic Scene
With seemingly every pop song leading with a catchy EDM beat, there's no doubt that electronic music is taking over[...]
Staycation Raises $6,000+ for Planned Parenthood with Radiohead Tribute Show [Video/Audio/Photos]
After months of anticipation, rehearsals, and promotion, DC’s own Staycation held their first – soon to be annual – benefit[...]
Interview with fᴏяᴄᴇs – Performing 6/2 At The All-Female Led Radiohead Tribute/Benefit Show
All this week, DC Music Review is talking to some of the women/bands who will be performing front and center[...]
Interview with Lisa Said – Performing 6/2 At The All-Female Led Radiohead Tribute/Benefit Show
The StaycationRadiohead tribute + Planned Parenthood benefit concert is shaping up to be a very exciting show, with dozens of local musicians[...]
Interview with Tula Pisano – Performing 6/2 At The All-Female Led Radiohead Tribute/Benefit Show
The StaycationRadiohead tribute + Planned Parenthood benefit concert is shaping up to be a very exciting show, with dozens of local musicians[...]
Interview with Black Betty – Performing 6/2 At The All-Female Led Radiohead Tribute/Benefit Show
The StaycationRadiohead tribute + Planned Parenthood benefit concert is shaping up to be a very exciting show, with dozens of local musicians[...]
Interview with Elizabeth II – Performing 6/2 At The All-Female Led Radiohead Tribute/Benefit Show
The StaycationRadiohead tribute + Planned Parenthood benefit concert is shaping up to be a very exciting show, with dozens of local musicians[...]
Interview with Sara Curtin – Performing 6/2 At The All-Female Led Radiohead Tribute/Benefit Show
The Staycation Radiohead tribute + Planned Parenthood benefit concert shaping up to be a very exciting show, with dozens of local[...]