DC Music Rocks Festival returns to the 9:30 Club on Aug 17th!

What started as a test of the local indie music scene is now in its third successful year. The DC Music Rocks Festival is returning to the 9:30 Club on Saturday, August 17th with five local DC bands, and six singer-songwriters and the Musicianship Drumline. It’s an awesome event of music!

You can listen to a Spotify playlist to get to know the bands!

Tickets are only $15!

Doors open at 7pm at 815 V Street NW.

You can read the full lineup on the DC Music Rocks websitehere’s a quick overview:

EMPRESARIOS

Genre:  Alternative Latin Music with Hip-hop/Reggae/House/Cumbia/Dub/Salsa

Recommended if you like: Calle 13, Bomba Estereo, Bad Bunny, Ozuna
(Website | Facebook | Instagram)

 

SUB-RADIO

Genre:  Indie/Pop/Pop-Rock

Recommended if you like: Walk The Moon, Maroon 5, Young The Giant (Website | Facebook | Instagram)

ELI LEV COLLECTIVE

Genre:  Indie/Folk/Pop

Recommended if you like: Mumford, Jason Mraz, Ben Harper (Website | Facebook | Instagram)

IZA FLO

Genre: Dance, Funk/Disco, Hip-Hop

Recommended if you like: Daft Punk, N.E.R.D, Beyonce/Jay-Z, Calvin Harris
(Facebook | Instagram)

MORE AM THAN FM

Genre:  Punk/Punk Rock

Recommended if you like: The Clash, The Foo Fighters, The Ramones, Joan Jett
(Website | Facebook | Instagram)

Singer-songwriters include:

  • Karen Jonas

  • Lauren Calve

  • Daniel Warren-Hill

  • Jasmine Gillison

  • Jahnel Dalaya

  • Gabrielle Zwi

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The MusicianShip is a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit organization that facilitates music lessons, experiences and opportunities. While our mission is not exclusive to any one particular group, we are focused on at-risk youth as they benefit most from positive outreach and music scholarship preparation. We are an official After-School service provider, allowing us to deliver free music instruction to students who may not otherwise have such opportunities.

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DC Music Rocks has been covering the DC region’s music scene since 2016. The site features a DC Local Artist Database, a Local Music Calendar, and extensive playlists. DC Music Rocks shines a spotlight on the great songs, artists, and incredible people behind, the DC region’s music scene. Back for the 3rd year, the DC Music Rocks Festival at the historic 9:30 Club is a showcase of the amazing talent you can follow right here in the DC region!