Life’s going to be a beach in Petworth on July 6th

Life’s going to be a beach in Petworth on July 6th

“Upshur Beach” is going to be a thing, and it’s happening on Saturday, July 6th thanks to Pipkin CreativeArt of Noize and Capital City Hydroponics.

Together, they’re bringing the fun of the beach to Upshur Street complete with music, food, beer and more.

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The Wammies music awards return invigorated and reinvested in the local DC music scene

The Wammies music awards return invigorated and reinvested in the local DC music scene

The MusicianShip, a charitable non-profit organization that facilitates music lessons, experiences and opportunities, announces The Wammie Awards’ new two-day experience. Wammie Weekend will start with a Day Conference on Saturday, March 30th and culminate with The Wammie Awards show on March 31st. The DC-focused award show has celebrated DC-area artists and musicians for their artistic works over three decades.

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The final show of Battle of the Bands is Sunday, winner gets $1,000!

The final show of Battle of the Bands is Sunday, winner gets $1,000!

Sunday, December 9th is the final show of the Battle of the Bands at the Capitol Cider House. Four bands will play, but only one will win $1,000! YOU get to vote for the winner… but only if you show up!

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Next week, Battle of the Bands returns

Next week, Battle of the Bands returns

The last Battle of the Bands before the December 9th final show is coming up this Thursday, November 29th at Capitol Cider House! This week it’s The Treads and the 7th Street Rockers performing for a chance to go to the finals and win $1,000!

Show starts at 7pm! 

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This Thursday, Battle of the Bands with the Fuss and Tommi!

This Thursday, Battle of the Bands with the Fuss and Tommi!

Thursday, November 8th brings another great Battle of the Bands show to Capitol Cider House (3930 Georgia Ave NW). This show features two different yet exceptional bands! Show starts at 8pm — come out for the free show and vote for the band you enjoyed the most. Winner heads to the finals in December for a chance to win $1,000!

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This Thursday, the free Battle of the Bands returns to Capitol Cider House!

This Thursday, the free Battle of the Bands returns to Capitol Cider House!

This Thursday, October 25th from 8-10pm is the next Battle of the Bands! Come out to enjoy two bands who will rock you… and then hope you’ll vote for them to send them to the finals for a chance to win $1,000!

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Here's the band line-up for Battle of the Bands at Capitol Cider House

Here's the band line-up for Battle of the Bands at Capitol Cider House

DC is filled with great local musicians, and a ton of them live in Petworth — and they’re about to do battle! Come out to Capitol Cider House to vote for one of the two bands that will perform each night of the 4 shows in October and November, with the finale in December with the $1,000 prize!

Here’s the line-up of musicians for the four upcoming shows:

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Hail to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin... a remembrance

Hail to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin... a remembrance

I'm not a music critic but a music lover. With the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, I've been moved to pay tribute. Aretha was iconic, awesomely talented, confident in her ability and demanded RESPECT.

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It was a great 2nd Petworth Bandstand music show on Sunday!

It was a great 2nd Petworth Bandstand music show on Sunday!

The second Petworth Bandstand show was a great success! (If I do say so myself...)

We were fortunate to have three amazing local bands come out and perform, and we raised a couple hundred dollars for Powell Elementary school. If you missed the show, there's one more on Sunday, April 8th, from 1-5pm at Petworth Citizen. We'll be featuring FOUR bands for over four hours of local music goodness. 

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Come out to support local Petworth band The Iris Bell at Songbyrd on Saturday, Jan 20th

Come out to support local Petworth band The Iris Bell at Songbyrd on Saturday, Jan 20th

Local Petworth band The Iris Bell will be performing at Songbyrd in Adams Morgan with two other great bands, Ballad Of (also based in DC) and Strangled Darlings, on Saturday January 20th at 8pm. 

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Check out some local music at the DC Music Rocks show at the 9:30 Club

Check out some local music at the DC Music Rocks show at the 9:30 Club

There's a great show happening this weekend that showcases local DC musicians -- and it's only $15!

"Some of the best artists in the DC scene are playing this show," Brian said. "This line up is incredible! It's such a treat to get to share these great bands with the DC community!"

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DC’s Sticks+Bars student marimba band to perform at Annie’s Ace Hardware

DC’s Sticks+Bars student marimba band to perform at Annie’s Ace Hardware

A youth ensemble marimba band will perform at Annie's Ace Hardware on Saturday, December 10th from 11am until noon. The Sticks+Bricks band is amazing, and recently performed this summer at the Celebrate Petworth Festival

It should be a great show that you can bring your kids out to enjoy!

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