Posts Tagged ‘U Street Music Hall’

Soundcheck, a New Venue for EDM, is Exactly What Today’s Dance Culture Ordered

Soundcheck borrows concepts from underground nightlife and blends them well with an ultra-mainstream experience.

Kick off Pride with Two Hours of Dance Music from New York’s Gay Heyday

DJ Lisa Frank and the NeedlExchange crew pay tribute to queer history with dance tracks from the '70s and '80s.

Photos: Kate Tempest / Den-Mate @UHall

Kate Tempest at UHall, June 4th.  More photos after the jump.

Paperhaus Synths Up for a Kraftwerk Cover Show at U Hall

To Paperhaus lead singer Alex Tebeleff, the German synth act is “like the Beatles.”

Photo: Benjamin Booker at @ U St. Music Hall

Listen to Will Eastman’s New Mix, Then to Go Saturday’s Bliss Party

A 52-minute mix of nocturnal jams. No sleazy dudes or velvet ropes.

Premiere: An Undeniably Dancey Roam DJ Mix

There are plenty of opportunities to dance in D.C., but let's face it: There's always room for more grooves. On Friday, local DJs Sami Yenigun (also known as Sami Y.), Chris Nitti, and Morgan Tepper (aka DJ Lisa Frank) will host their fifth Roam party, a growing initiative that's shedding light on local electronic music. "These [...]

Rock Creek Social Club’s Four Years of No-Posturing, No-Inhibitions Partying

Atlanta rapper Makonnen’s hallucinogenic ode to early-week partying, "Club Going Up On a Tuesday," (which just got a huge assist from Drake) would’ve been the theme song for Rock Creek Social Club’s now-defunct Good Life Tuesdays parties. It's also a perfect description of what the D.C.-based lifestyle group has accomplished in its four years. 
Established in 2010, Rock Creek Social Club [...]

“I Don’t Really Like This New D.C.”: Yung Gleesh on Why Local Fans Don’t Show Love

Yung Gleesh was essentially knighted when he opened for nationally renowned DJ A-Trak at the 9:30 Club in June. "I only get a few opportunities out of the year to perform in front of thousands of people, and that was one of them," the D.C. rapper says. "That boy A-Trak has millions of fans. It [...]

Listen to a Preview of What You’ll Hear at Union BBQ

U Street Music Hall has handpicked a variety of local, national, and international electronic artists to provide the soundtrack for the Union BBQ coming to Union Market's Dock 5 on June 14. Among the headliners: Jamie xx of the xx; Canadian hip-hop remixer Kaytranada; and a DJ set from Animal Collective's Deakin and Geologist.
In anticipation of the music [...]