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4 top music events in Washington this weekend

4 top music events in Washington this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on June 27, 2019.

If you love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this weekend offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From a local artists' competition to a dance party across music genres, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar.

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2019 DMV Freshman Class Competition and Canna Carnival

From the event description:

Support our local artists as they compete in front of our celebrity judges, mingle with artists and guests, take in the D.C. views and have a great time.

When: Saturday, June 29, 1-6 p.m.
Where: Listen Vision Recording Studios, 2622 Georgia Ave. NW
Admission: Free, general admission; $25, VIP
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

It's a Real Live Day Party

From the event description:

The event features musical performances by rising artists, such as J. Swiff, Saidovna, Grind Paze, Indira Imani, Real Live’s very own Saeed and Nouvel. 

When: Saturday, June 29, 2-7 p.m.
Where: Big Chief bar, 2002 Fenwick St. NE
Admission: Free $15 in advance, includes unlimited cocktail 
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Riddims dance party

From the event description:

Riddims is a monthly dance party featuring international sounds of dancehall, moombahton, Afrobeats and hip hop. 

When: Saturday, June 29, 9 p.m.- Sunday, June 30, 3 a.m.
Where: Big Chief bar, 2002 Fenwick St. NE
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Dan Lipton Trio

From the event description:

The Dan Lipton Trio is a mix of guitar (Dan Lipton), bass (Ken Cobb) and cajon (Baptiste Bourgade) that falls somewhere in between Americana, folk and alt-country, combining occasionally jazzy chords with clean but raspy vocal styles. 

When: Sunday, June 30, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Capitol Cider House, 3930 Georgia Ave. NW
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Parking in DC can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of DC parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the Metro website for nearby stations and schedules.


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