Over a year ago, I sent an email to all the musicians I knew in DC, and some I didn't, about a "Music party idea." I described it as a house concert with about ten bands, each playing 3-4 songs, mostly comprised of one-off bands that "form just for this event, practice together a couple times, and maybe come up with a goofy name for themselves." I wanted to meet more musicians and I wanted a house show where the bands could have as much fun as the audience because they d...DC Music Listing Sites
We here at the Flash Band Project love
all things music – especially going to see shows. I'm a bit of a
procrastinator about making plans for them, though, and don't keep
close track what shows are coming up, so my method for choosing what
shows to go to is usually pretty disorganized.
The Dance Party this past weekend was more of a success than we ever could have hoped. With over 300 people in attendance at Heaven and Hell bar, we were close to capacity. (and as you know, for Adams Morgan bars, capacity means "if another person were to enter this bar, everyone would suffocate due to lack of available oxygen".)
We had great coverage from City Paper - if you haven't checked out the article yet you can Release 0.2.11
There have been many minor releases between the previous and now, but they haven't really been worth writing home about. 0.2.11 contains some nifty fixes though.
3423 14th St NW, Washington, DC
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All the musicians that are playing in an event come to a jam session. Bands typically self-form, so this is their chance to find each other.
You can view profiles of other registered musicians, form a band and post messages to other members on the event page
Most shows are 8 bands with fifteen minute sets, and are a lot of fun. Check out some videos from past shows here.
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