The 2nd Annual DC Music Rocks Festival is coming to the 9:30 Club on August 18th for a full night of amazing local music. The event brings five of DC’s incredible local bands from various genres together for one awesome night that celebrates “keeping it local.”
The Festival is hosted by DC Music Rocks, a syndicated FM radio show and podcast in the Washington DC area that “Shines a spotlight on the great songs, artists, and incredible people behind, the DC region’s local music scene.”
|Band||Genre||Recommended If You Like|
|Kid Brother||Rock/Folk/Indie||Modest Mouse, Muse, Portugal The Man|
|Pebble To Pearl||R&B/Funk/Pop||Prince, Stevie Wonder, Beyonce, Tina Turner|
|Fellowcraft||Grunge/Blues/Rock||Alice In Chains, Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers|
|Allthebestkids||Hip Hop/Jazz/Indie||The Flaming Lips, The Notorious BIG|
|Black Dog Prowl||Hard Rock||Soundgarden, Nirvana, Queens of the Stone Age|
Kid Brother will kick off the festival, with a Rock/Folk/Indie vibe much like Modest Mouse or Portugal The Man. Pebble To Pearl will follow with their signature R&B/Funk/Pop sound, which has been compared to Prince, Stevie Wonder, Beyonce or Tina Turner. Next up will be Fellowcraft with their Grunge/Blues/Rock vibe, and they rock like Alice In Chains, the Black Keys, or the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Switching gears, Allthebestkids will take the stage with their Hip Hop/Jazz/Indie sound that offers a fun sound similar to Notorious BIG or The Flaming Lips. Putting the finishing touch on the evening with a high energy dose of hard rock will be Black Dog Prowl, who rock with a sound similar to Soundgarden, Nirvana, or Queens of The Stone Age.
The DC Music Rocks Festival is sponsored by Arlington Independent Media, Alchemical Records, and roXplosion, with a portion of the proceeds supporting Girls Rock! DC, a local music education organization for girls age 8-18.
Doors open at 7pm for what will be a fun, rocking spotlight on the local DC music scene. Follow @dcmusicrocks on social media to stay informed of updates.
August 18, 2018 – 7pm – $15 – All ages welcome #dcmusicrocks930
- Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/197997380997173/
- Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1693457