Posts Tagged ‘Kansas House’

Ask a Librarian: Tina Plottel Catalogs Kansas House

According to George Washington University librarian Tina Plottel, punk rock in D.C. is not
dead. And the demise of the Arlington DIY venue Kansas House last year shouldn't be taken as an ending point.
There are variables, she says, on which area punk depends. The presidential administration is one of them: Plottel says that many members of the D.C scene [...]

Music in Review: The Year Punk Left Arlington

In his cover story for this week's Music in Review issue, Aaron Leitko notes the shuttering of the DIY venue Kansas House, and laments that an era of punk and indie-rock houses located in Arlington has finally ended. He writes:
DIY record labels like Teenbeat, Dischord, and Simple Machines, as well as activist groups like Positive [...]

I Think We’re Not in Kansas House Anymore

Over the last 15 years, Kansas House, a tiny four-bedroom home in Arlington, has seen members of bands that recorded for almost every D.C. record label—Dischord, Teenbeat, Slowdime, Simple Machines—crash on its floors, perform in its living room, or be thoroughly revolted by its rat-infested basement.
Kansas House is not a club. Shows happen there once [...]

D.I.Y. Venue Kansas House To Be Demolished

For more than a decade Kansas House has been on of the D.C. area's most beloved D.I.Y. show spaces, hosting performances by bands like The Rapture, Q and Not U, Black Eyes, Love of Diagrams, Dismemberment Plan, and Golden, to name just a few. But in just 60 days the tiny corner house, located on [...]