Posts Tagged ‘U Street Music Hall’

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 [...]

Animal Collective Members, Martyn, Tons of Local DJs Added to Union BBQ Lineup

The seasons must be changing: My eyes are itchy, my nose is running, and summer music festivals are dropping lineups like they're hotdogs.  The latest reveal comes from U Street Music Hall, host of the Union BBQ, an all-day electronic music fete at Union Market's Dock 5 on June 14.
When U Hall announced the festival last month, [...]

How to Listen to the New Thievery Corporation Album at Eric Hilton’s Bars

Let us stipulate up front that Saudade, the newest full-length by the D.C. production duo Thievery Corporation, is last-call music—an album to half-listen to after your fourth or fifth Vieux Carre as you weigh whether to hail an Uber or push on ’til daylight. Like every record by Eric Hilton and Rob Garza, it’s an [...]

Arts Roundup: Death Cab Edition

Two new Union Station pavilions are forever dated by Death Cab for Cutie lyrics. [Racked, DCist]
The African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation raises money to repair the memorial. [AP]
Meet the Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra. [WJLA]
FACT Magazine is giving away free tickets to U Street Music Hall's anniversary. [Blisspop]
Poetry group Split This Rock has a [...]