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  • Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

    April 1 AT 6:00 PM

    ARLINGTON, VA Party down and we'll give back! Sample signature dishes and enjoy $4 featured cocktails & $2 draft beer. 10% of sales for the day will be donated to the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program.

  • Tröegs Tap Takeover!

    April 1 AT 7:00 PM - Argonaut

    NE, DC: Join Tröegs Brewing Company at The Argonaut for a tap takeover event. The draft list will feature an extensive lineup of classics and seasonals from the Tröegs catalogue. 7pm, no cover.

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  • Game of Thrones Three-Eyed Raven Release

    April 2 AT 6:00 PM - Jack Rose Dining Saloon

    NW, DC: The official Game of Thrones Three-Eyed Raven release is at Jack Rose Dining Saloon. Join Ommegang for tons of cool giveaways and special releases of Valar Morghulis and Fire and Blood. 6-9pm, no cover.

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  • DC Brau Pasta and Beer Dinner

    April 2 AT 6:30 PM - Osteria Morini

    SE, DC: Join the DC Brau brewmaster and Osteria Morini’s Chef Matt Adler for a one-night-only pasta feast. For $75 per person, enjoy a beer reception, 3 pasta courses plus desert and DC Brau food pairings. 6:30pm reception, 7pm dinner, $75/person.

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  • Reptar

    April 2 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC Reptar is an alternative rock band from Athens, Georgia. You guessed it, the band is named after the Reptar character from the Rugrats cartoon. Tickets are $18.

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  • Ladies Night on Stage

    April 2 AT 8:00 PM - The Tortoise and Hare Bar and Grill

    ARLINGTON, VA. The Tortoise & Hare Bar and Grill hosts Ladies Night on Stage every Thursday night. The night is hosted by Cathy DiToro and Connie Chen, and focuses on female musicians playing. Sometimes the shows are single female performers, and other times a female fronted band. Specials for drinks only sweeten the deal with $4 Angry Orchard and Blue Moon drafts, $4 house wine and $5 rail drinks. Check out the Ladies Night on Stage Facebook page for updates on the weekly show.

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  • Sam Adams College Basketball Championship Weekend

    April 3 AT 5:00 PM - Post Pub

    NW, DC: Come watch the NCAA tournament at Post Pub and enjoy $3.95 Sam Adams Drafts and $22 Sam Buckets ALL weekend and Monday. No cover.

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  • Line Dancing Lessons and Karaoke

    April 3 AT 7:45 PM - Nick's Night Club

    ALEXANDRIA, VA. Nick’s Night Club offers country line dancing lessons every Tuesday for free, and every Friday and Saturday for $5.00 per person at 7:45 p.m. This dance style is fun, upbeat, and doesn't require a dance partner, making it perfect for girls night out. After your lesson, feel free to stick around for karaoke in the back room, and show off your new dancing skills.

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  • Adnan Sami Live in Washington DC

    April 3 AT 8:30 PM - Warner Theatre

    NW, DC. Adnan Sami, actor and composer with a command of Indian and Western Classical/Semi-Classical music, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Indian Classical music, Fusion & Indian Film music will be live at the iconic Warner Theatre on Friday, April 3rd! RSVP on Facebook.

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  • Deaf Inclusion Workshop for Yoga Instructors

    April 4 AT 11:30 AM - Yoga NoMa

    NE,DC. Drawing on her own experiences of both teaching yoga to Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing (D/HH) students and being a Deaf student in yoga classes tailored to a hearing audience, Darcy will lead a workshop for yoga teachers on how to make their classes more D/HH-friendly. Participants will develop knowledge of D/HH culture sensitivity, simple (and fun!) yoga signs, tips for communicating key asana alignments, alternative approaches to hands-on assists, and how to make the best use of available resources to maximize inclusion. ($20).

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  • Star & Shamrock Five-Year Anniversary Passover Party

    April 4 AT 12:00 PM - Star and Shamrock

    NE, DC. This event will also serve as the Spring Shenanigans Simcha Festival’s closing party, offering a wide variety of twists on traditional Passover dishes as well as entertainment, contests and other to be announced activities. “If there was ever a reason to celebrate, it’s now, and there’s no better time than during a month already packed with our favorite holidays, 5-year anniversary, and launch of our new menu"- Jason Feldman, co-founder of Star and Shamrock.

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  • International Pillow Fight Day

    April 4 AT 3:00 PM - Washington, DC

    NW, DC. What's the deal? Easy, there will be massive pillow fight in DC and in cities around the world so you'd better grab a pillow. The DC event is hosted by Capitol Improv at the Washington Monument (WW2 Memorial Side.) 3 p.m.

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  • Rose Jaffe's Women in Color

    April 4 AT 6:00 PM - The Fridge

    SE, DC. Celebrate DC-native Rose Jaffe all through the month of April at The Fridge in DC with Women in Color. Jaffe’s art focuses on themes of social justice and women’s empowerment, and uses colors in unexpected ways. Jaffe says “This show aims to redefine color away from our skin tone. I look into our bodies, our energy, our movements, emotion and thoughts.” The opening reception is Saturday, April 4 from 6-10 p.m. There will be an artist talk with Jaffe on Saturday, April 11 from 2-3 p.m., and the closing reception is Sunday, April 26 from 3-6 p.m.

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  • An Evening With Amanda Palmer

    April 4 AT 6:30 PM - The Lincoln Theatre

    NW, DC. An Evening With Amanda F*ck!ng Palmer 6:30pm Doors $35 #PalmerLincoln Tickets on sale Friday, February 20th at 10am through ticketfly.com and at the 9:30 Club and Merriweather Post Pavilion during normal box office hours. 

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  • Bluejacket’s Opening Day Fest!

    April 6 AT 11:00 AM - Bluejacket

    SE, DC: Bluejacket is inviting all Washington Nationals fans to celebrate the official start of baseball at their first annual Opening Day Fest at Lot O (across the street from Bluejacket and directly behind the Trapeze school). Enjoy games and 8 beers, including the first ever whiskey barrel-aged Mexican Radio. Chefs Kyle Bailey and Nathan Anda will be on hand serving food. 11am-4pm at Lot O, free admission or guaranteed admission for $30 (includes 2 beers, 1 food item, and 2 games).

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  • Opening Day Nationals Baseball

    April 6 AT 4:05 PM - Nationals Park

    SW, DC. This year there will be plenty of pre-game action before the Nats take on the NY Mets.

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  • Gregory Alan Isakov

    April 6 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC Gregory Alan Isakov performs songs that hone a masterful quality beyond his years tell a story of miles and landscapes, and the search for a sense of place. Tickets are $25.

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  • 2015 Helen Hayes Awards

    April 6 AT 8:00 PM - Lincoln Theatre

    NW, DC. The historic Lincoln Theatre will host the Awards ceremony and the Awards After-Party will be held a few blocks away at the legendary Howard Theatre. The annual Helen Hayes Awards are Washington theatre's highest honors and bring together theatre makers and theatre lovers to celebrate excellence on Washington professional stages.

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  • National Beer Day 120 Minute Tapping

    April 7 AT 7:00 PM - Dogfish Head Alehouse

    Fairfax, VA: Dogfish Alehouse Fairfax is taping a keg of the much sought-after 120 Minute IPA to celebrate National Beer Day 2015. There will be live music by Levi Stephens and the keg will be tapped at 7pm. No Cover.

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  • Year of Beer

    April 8 AT 6:00 PM - Whitlows on Wilson

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  • Virginia Strong Beer Tasting

    April 8 AT 6:00 PM - Mad Fox Brewing

    Falls Church, VA: Mad Fox Brewing will host more than 10 top regional breweries for a Virginia Strong Beer Tasting. Meet participating brewers from Adroit Theory, Devils Backbone, Corcoran, Fair Winds, Forge Brew Works, Heritage, Lickinghole Creek, Lost Rhino, O'Connor, Parkway and Port City. Local craft beer expert Bob Tupper will serve as host. Doors at 6pm, tasting at 7pm. Tickets $40 each.

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  • New Belgium Presents: The Finale Slow-Down

    April 8 AT 6:00 PM - Penn Social

    NW, DC: Join New Belgium at the final Slow Ride Sessions as they turn Penn Social into a slow motion experience. Roll in style in one of their Slow Roll competitions (partnered with DC Bike Party) while enjoying live music. Performing Artists from CulturalDC will provide a stunning, slow-mo performance and the entire experience can be captured in the Slow-Mo video booth. 6-9pm, no cover.

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  • Mountain Goats

    April 8 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC The Mountain Goats are a folk rock band out of California, that was a one man band for many years. The trio now tours across the United States and is coming to the DC area. Tickets are $30.

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  • Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

    April 9 AT 12:00 PM - Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Freer Gallery of Art

    SW, DC. Thundering taiko drumming meets traditional Japanese dance in a special performance on the National Mall. Led and choreographed by Kabuki dance master Isaburoh Hanayagi, this troupe is one of the top-ranking taiko groups in Japan and comes from the country’s most prestigious performing arts school, Tamagawa University.

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  • March Madness Championship Event

    April 9 AT 5:00 PM - Austin Grill

    NW, DC: Join Starr Hill Brewery for the 2015 March Madness Championship game at Austin Grill in Chinatown. Several Starr hill beers will be featured alongside raffle prizes and samples of the Reviver Red IPA on draft and bottles of Love. 5-7pm, free admission.

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  • Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

    April 9 AT 6:00 PM

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. Come celebrate the best of Central Virginia wines over the course of three days. The weekend starts on Thursday, April 9 with the Monticello Cup Awards at the Jefferson Theater. Friday, April 10 gives wineries the opportunity to host a variety of activities, followed by a series of winemaker dinners at some of Charlottesville's best restaurants. On Saturday, April 11 there will be a tasting event at nTelos Wireless Pavilion featuring 25 local wineries and live entertainment.

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  • Heavy Seas Launch Party

    April 9 AT 6:00 PM - American Taproom

    Arlington, VA: Join Heavy Seas for the launch of their new Desert Island series. Taste a wide variety of Heavy Seas beers, including Phantom Ship, Deep Six, Double Cannon, Desert Island #1 – Strong Scottish Ale and Siren Noire on cask. 6-10pm, no cover.

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  • Griz

    April 9 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Today at age 24, GRiZ (or Grant Kwiecinski, to his mom) is already being hailed as visionary. This spring, he’ll release Say It Loud (via his All Good Records imprint), a follow-up to its more funk-step predecessors, Rebel Era and Mad Liberation. With assists from rapper Talib Kweli, Afrobeat-group Antibalas, the L.A.’s Children’s Chorus, and others, his new full-length finds a golden mean between an abundance of brass instruments, liberal use of soulful vocals, and shimmering, synth beats. Doors 7:00pm $25

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  • Rowdy-ish Homebrew Competition

    April 10 AT 12:00 PM - Atlas Brew Works

    NE, DC. This competition asks amateur brewers to best mimic the flavor, aroma, and appearance of Atlas’ signature beer, Rowdy. The competition will be held at Atlas’ Ivy City facility on Friday, April 10, and is open to any amateur brewer who is of legal drinking age and can provide samples for judging on that date. Judging will be conducted by a panel of industry professionals, chaired by Head Brewer Will Durgin, and the grand prize will include the opportunity to assist brewing a batch of Rowdy.

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  • Solomons Island Adventure Staycation

    April 11 AT 9:30 AM - Hilton Garden Inn

    DOWELL, MD. 20s & 30s Going Out Group made special arrangements for this day trip. They'll kayak, hike and paddle board at Solomon's Island. Their package also includes: a gourmet picnic lunch, dinner on the Potomac, ice cream cone on the boardwalk, brewery visit with craft beer included and souvenir pint glass, snacks and bottled water, comprehensive map of our full day adventure, all entrance fees and all necessary equipment and expert instruction for all activities.

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  • National Cherry Blossom Parade

    April 11 AT 10:00 AM - Washington, DC

    NW, DC. One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled Parade runs for 10 blocks along iconic Constitution Avenue. Giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, celebrity entertainers, and performers burst down the Parade route in a grand spectacle of music and showmanship seen only once a year during the Festival. The steps of the National Archives serve as an exciting performance backdrop, and vibrant costumes and blossom-inspired décor create the look of nation’s premier springtime parade.

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  • Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival

    April 11 AT 10:30 AM - Washington, DC

    NW, DC. This is the largest one-day celebration of Japanese culture in the US and is the grand finale of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Performers and vendors travel from all over the country and the world to DC to share their love of Japanese culture and traditions with the Festival attendees.

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  • Jimmy V Golf Tournament

    April 11 AT 11:00 AM - H Street Country Club

    NE, DC Join On Tap and Corona for a charity golf tournament to raise funds for the V Foundation! $25 per person to play. Your ticket includes 3 drink tickets. You may have teams of two players plus there will be fun challenges and prizes. All proceeds go to the V Foundation.

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  • DC Beer Festival

    April 11 AT 1:00 PM - Nationals Park

    SE, DC: The DC Beer Festival returns to Nationals Park with dozens of craft breweries, food trucks, lawn games, DJs and more. Admission is $40 and includes unlimited tastings with food sold separately. 1 – 4pm and 6 – 9pm, no cover.

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  • Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine Festival

    April 11 AT 1:30 PM - 1300 1st Street, SE in The Yards

    SE, DC. Drink the District presents the 2nd annual Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine Festival at 1300 1st Street, SE in The Yards. With tickets this year starting at just $35, attendees can enjoy unlimited beer and wine, a live dueling pianos show, backyard games, and access to food trucks at the tasting-centric event.

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  • The Ting Tings

    April 11 AT 6:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    The Ting Tings are a British musical duo, consisting of Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drums, bass guitar, cowbells) and Jules De Martino (drums, lead guitar, bass guitar, vocals, piano). They formed in December 2007 while based at Islington Mill Studios in Salford, Greater Manchester. Their third studio album, Super Critical, was released on October 2014. The Ting Tings put on high-energy, dynamic concerts, so you will not want to miss this event! 6:00pm Doors (early show) $25 #Tings930

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  • The Last Bison

    April 11 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC The Last Bison have been branded with their own genre "classical influenced southern folk rock". The southeastern Virginia band released their newest album "VA" in September of 2014, and are ready to come to DC to show it off. Native Virginians come out to support the show. Tickets are $18.

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  • Countdown to Yuri's Night 2015

    April 11 AT 9:00 PM - Artisphere

    ARLINGTON, VA. On April 12, 1961 Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin embarked on the historic first manned space flight. Every year Yuri's Night parties are held all around the world. DC's longest running Yuri's Night celebration docks once more at Artisphere. Events include space themed burlesque, live music, pop-up art, trivia with a soon-to-be Martian, laser tag, a moonbounce, celestial costume contests and a lunar dance party. Tickets are $25-$30.

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  • Anacostia River Festival

    April 12 AT 12:00 PM - 11th Street Bridge Park

    SE, DC. This year’s Anacostia River Festival celebrates the natural world by focusing on the Anacostia River, its history, ecology, and the communities along its riverbanks. Activities include: hands-on art projects, musical performances, boating, fishing workshops, tours of historic Anacostia, bike parades, and other unique programs to engage families with the environment.

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  • Play Ball! Mad Fox Baseball Beer Dinner

    April 13 AT 6:30 PM - Mad Fox Brewing

    Falls Church, VA: The start of American’s pastime is right around the corner so get in the spirit by attending Mad Fox’s annual Baseball Beer Dinner. Chef Travis Weiss has created a fantastic, five-course menu featuring creative ballpark favorites paired with top craft beers from brewer Bill Madden’s collection. Fans are encouraged to wear his/her favorite team's apparel. 6:30pm, tickets are $65 tickets (tax and gratuity included).

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  • Black is the New Wit Release/Tap Takeover

    April 14 AT 2:46 PM - Meridian Pint

    NW, DC: Join Terrapin and New Belgium as they celebrate the release of their Black is the New Wit collaboration beer. This Imperial Black Rye Wit will be joined by 16 other New Belgium and Terrapin beers on draft and cask. 5:30-8:30, no cover.

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  • Champion Brewing Tax Day Tap Takeover at Fire Works Pizza

    April 15 AT 5:00 PM - Fire Works Pizza

    Arlington, VA: While the IRS is busy counting your pennies, Fire Works Pizza will be spreading a little tax relief cheer with Champion Brewing Company from Charlottesville, VA. Enjoy giveaways and 12 of the brewery’s left-of-center offerings on draft and cask for $2 off during happy hour. No cover.

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  • Film Fest DC

    April 16 AT 12:00 PM - Washington, DC

    VARIOUS LOCATIONS, DC. As Washington’s oldest and largest film festival, Filmfest DC will showcase a diverse range of entertaining and thought-provoking films from around the globe, representing a variety of voices and perspectives. This year, the festival will assemble an exceptional program of films including features, documentaries, comedies, shorts and award winners for Washington residents and visitors.

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  • DC Emancipation Day

    April 16 AT 12:00 PM - Freedom Plaza

    NW, DC. Join thousands of attendees for the Parade on Pennsylvania, featuring large floats, numerous college marching bands, step teams, DC neighborhood groups and organizations, various U.S. Armed Forces bands and units, and more. Free live concert from 6-8 p.m. Also, a star-studded discussion on education, employment, community, anti-violence and other trending topics.

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  • Bike Night P.J. Skidoos

    April 16 AT 6:00 PM - P.J. Skidoos

    FAIRFAX, VA. Patriot Harley Davidson is hosting Bike Night with all bikes welcome. There will be Happy Hour specials, giveaways with cool prizes and VIP bike parking.

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  • Heavy Seas Tap Takeover

    April 16 AT 6:00 PM - Lost Dog Cafe South

    Arlington, VA: Join Heavy Seas for a tap takeover at Lost Dog Café Arlington. Enjoy an expansive list of Heavy Seas beers like the Loose Cannon, Double Cannon, Smooth Sail, and more on tap. 6-9pm, no cover.

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  • Kitty Daisy & Lewis

    April 17 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Kitty Daisy & Lewis with Gemma Ray is coming to U Street Music Hall on Friday, April 17th. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15. #KittyDLUHall

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  • Bluegrass, Brew & BBQ Fest

    April 18 AT 11:00 AM - Mount Airy, MD

    Mount Airy, MD. Sample 2 of the featured Red Shedman Beers and try and buy beers from four other local breweries. Listen to live music from six different local bands.

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  • Celebrate Earth Day with Great Lakes and Casey Trees!

    April 18 AT 1:00 PM - Bier Baron

    NW, DC: This April and May, Great Lakes Brewing Co. is partnering with non-profit environmental organizations to get their hands dirty and do their part in spreading good vibes. Join Great Lakes and Casey Trees for a special tree planting project in historic Dumbarton Oaks Park. Celebrate the park’s 75th anniversary by helping plant 75 trees then enjoy lunch, Live music and GLBC beers at a special after party from 1-4pm at Bier Baron.

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  • Martin Sexton

    April 18 AT 6:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Martin Sexton's newest album Mix Tape of the Open Road is, as the name suggests, perfect for road trips. Rolling Stone has said that Sexton's voice is "soul marinated". He will be playing hits from this new album, as well as old favorites.

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  • The Mowgli's

    April 18 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. The Mowgli's with Fences and Hippo Campus is coming to U Street Music Hall on Saturday, April 18th. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $17. #MowglisUHall

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  • Randy Rogers Band

    April 18 AT 10:30 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC Randy Rogers Band is a country music band with singles such as "Trouble Knows my Name" and "In my Arms Instead". Doors open at 10:30 p.m. and tickets are $30.

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  • Boil on the Bayou with Abita

    April 19 AT 12:00 PM - Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

    NW, DC: Join Abita at Pearl Dive for the Boil on the Bayou. A traditional crawfish boil with crawfish hushpuppies, pork rolls, suckling pig, oysters and dessert. $90 gets you all you can eat + all you can drink Abita, wine & hurricanes. 12-5pm, $55 for all you can eat, $90 for all you can eat and drink.

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  • Rick Springfield

    April 19 AT 6:30 PM - The Lincoln Theatre

    NW, DC. For all of his accomplishments as an actor, best-selling author, and documentary subject, Rick Springfield’s first love has always been music, a passion he’s harbored since first picking up the guitar at the age of 12 in his native Australia. With 25 million records sold, 17 top-40 hits, including Don’t Talk to Strangers, An Affair of the Heart, I've Done Everything for You, Love Somebody and Human Touch, as well as a 1981 Grammy® for Best Male Rock Vocal for his No. 1 hit single “Jessie’s Girl,” Springfield shows no signs of slowing down. His "Stripped Down" tour is causing a stir all over the globe.

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  • Manic Street Preachers

    April 20 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh alternative rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums). 7:00pm Doors $25 #ManicSP930

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  • Widespread Panic Pre Game & Post Game with Starr Hill & Filibuster Distillery

    April 21 AT 3:00 PM - Chef Geoff’s DC

    NW, DC: Head to Chef Geoff’s to celebrate the arrival of Widespread Panic in DC! Starr Hill will be doing a pregame and postgame for both the Tuesday and Wednesday shows. They will be joined by Filibuster Bourbon, so come grab drink specials featuring the Grateful Pale Ale and Filibuster’s delicious bourbon. 3pm-showtime, end of show-1am. No cover.

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  • Hurray For The Riff Raff

    April 21 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC Hurray for the Riff Raff released the newest album Small Town Heroes in February of 2014 and delves into American Folk music like never before. Tickets are $20.

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  • Trampled By Turtles

    April 22 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. All Good Presents…Trampled by Turtles w/ Web of Sunsets. Trampled By Turtles formed in 2003 in Duluth, Minnesota. From their beginnings on the Midwestern festival circuit, they have reached new heights with each album. The release of 2012’s Stars And Satellites saw the band play to more fans than ever, sell close to 100,000 albums, make their first national television appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman, and have their first concert feature, Live at First Avenue, broadcast on Palladia. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Tickets are only $28. #TBT930

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  • The Canopy Awards

    April 23 AT 6:30 PM - Dock 5 @ Union Market

    NE, DC. The Canopy Awards is Casey Trees’ annual extravaganza, held every Arbor Day Eve, where we pay tribute to the accomplishments of those working to boost and protect D.C.’s tree canopy and raise awareness of the importance of trees. It’s also about having fun and saying thanks. Tickets are $50.

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  • Footwerk

    April 23 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Footwerk is a high-intensity band that delivers energy-filled performaces, within a combination of rock, soul, hip hop, and R&B. 7:00pm Doors $15 #FootwerkUHall

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  • Kodaline

    April 23 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC Out of Dublin Ireland, the rock band Kodaline is coming to the DC area. They are currently working on their new album "Coming Up for Air". Tickets are $25.

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  • Bard in the Yards

    April 24 AT 7:30 PM - Yards Park

    SE, DC. The Capitol Riverfront BID and Folger Shakespeare Library celebrate Shakespeare's 450th Birthday with three of Hollywood's best takes on his plays. Friday enjoy Much Ado About Nothing, Saturday, Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet and Sunday The Taming of the Shrew. Films begin at sundown, between 7:30 and 8:00 pm each night, featuring players from the Folger Shakespeare troupe in special pre-show performances!

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  • They Might Be Giants

    April 24 AT 8:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Formed in 1982, They Might Be Giants are themselves giants of a sort in the pantheon of alternative-indie-college rock (or whatever you wanna call it). Emerging out of NYC’s East Village performance scene with a singular take on art-pop, the dynamic duo of John Flansburgh and John Linnell would break big at the dawn of the 1990’s with their platinum LP Flood, one of the most beloved “alternative rock” albums of all time. 8:00pm Doors $30 #TMBG930  *This event is ages 14+

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  • MS Walk 2015

    April 25 AT 7:00 AM - The Yards Park

    SE, DC. Walk MS is a 5K walk that connects people living with MS and those who care about them. When you participate in this community event, the funds you raise give hope to the more than 2.3 million people living with MS worldwide. We’ve been walking since 1988 and to date have raised more than $870 million to support life changing programs and cutting-edge research.

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  • Great Grapes Food and Wine Festival

    April 25 AT 12:00 PM

    TYSONS, VA Great Grapes! is Northern Virginia’s premier casual wine tasting with HUNDREDS of wines available for sampling. Take your souvenir tasting glass as you enter the festival and stroll from tent to tent and table to table tasting and sampling the rich Heritage of Virginia vines. As you sip and savor the afternoon, relax in the beautiful setting of the Lerner Town Square at Tysons II.

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  • Tysons Wine and Food Festival

    April 25 AT 12:00 PM - Lerner Town Square of Tysons

    TYSONS, VA. Enjoy premier casual wine tasting with hundreds of wines available for sampling. Take your souvenir tasting glass as you enter the festival and stroll from tent to tent and table to table tasting and sampling the rich Heritage of Virginia vines. As you sip and savor the afternoon, relax in the beautiful setting and enjoy some good food.

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  • Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival Benefiting Living Classrooms Foundation

    April 25 AT 12:36 PM - Kingman Island Located on the Anacostia River

    The Sixth Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival features two main stages of bluegrass and Americana music with co-headliners Cabinet and Larry Keel Experience and more. The festival will celebrate local music, food, and culture as well as the revitalization of the Anacostia River, while supporting hands-on education programming provided by Living Classrooms on Kingman Island.

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  • Hunt DC 2015

    April 25 AT 1:00 PM

    NW, DC Scurry around our Nations Capital on a hunt for forgotten places, off the wall items, and little known facts!

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  • Iration

    April 25 AT 5:30 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Iration , Stick Figure, and Hours Eastly will be performing their most recent hits, along with several favorites. Doors 5:30pm (early show) $25 #Iration930

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  • Julie Andrews at Strathmore Gala

    April 25 AT 5:30 PM - Strathmore Theatre

    NORTH BETHESDA, MD. Gala guests will begin the evening with cocktails, followed by a sumptuous dinner, program with Julie Andrews and an after party with Big Ray and the Kool Kats. An Evening with Julie Andrews will include a Q&A with the audience and discussion moderated by Washington Post Theater Critic Peter Marks. Tickets for the concert are $65-$175, tickets for the dinner package start at $600.

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  • Smallpools

    April 25 AT 6:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Right now things are moving quickly for Smallpools. After "Dreaming" was unleashed on the Internet, the band was happily shocked to see the song shoot to #1 on Hype Machine and rack up over 100k in streams (and a small avalanche of blog attention) less than seven days after the song was released. Just eight months after they first experimented with making music together, the foursome behind Smallpools found themselves signing a major record deal with RCA, abandoning their day jobs and preparing to hit the road—the novelty of which is not lost on any of them.

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  • Capitol City Brewing Spring Beer Festival

    April 26 AT 12:00 PM - The Village at Shirlington

    Arlington, VA: Cap City is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Spring Beer Festival! There will be 35+ local breweries, local food vendors and live DJs. A $30 ticket includes entry, a tasting glass and 10 drink tickets. Additional drink tickets are $1 each and the event is free to non-drinkers and children. 12-7pm, rain or shine, $30/free.

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  • Houndmouth

    April 26 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC Houndmouth's songs emerge with a loose swing, anchored by a sturdy rhythm and a cagey melodic sensibility. It's fun and dark at the same time. Tickets are $20.

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  • 20 Beers for 20 Years of Heavy Seas!

    April 29 AT 6:00 PM - Churchkey

    NW, DC: Join the Heavy Seas crew at Churchkey for a special tap & cask event in celebration of their 20th year of brewing. 20 different Heavy Seas beers will be featured including f5 casks and multiple limited release brews. 6-11pm, free admission.

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  • Toro Y Moi

    April 29 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Chaz Bundick has proven himself to be not just a prolific musician, but a diverse one as well, letting each successive release broaden the scope of the Toro Y Moi oeuvre. The funky psych-pop of 2011’s Underneath the Pine evinced an artist who could create similar atmospheres even without the aid of source material and drum machines. His Freaking Out EP, a handful of singles and remixes, and a retrospective box-set plot points all along the producer/songwriter spectrum in which he’s worked since his debut, and Anything In Return is another exciting offering that shows he’s still not ready to settle into any one genre. 7:00pm Doors $25 #ToroYM930

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  • The Wombats

    April 30 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Within the butterfly-breaking cogs of the music industry, big numbers can bring big problems. And The Wombats’ numbers got big, fast. A platinum album with their 2007 debut ‘Guide To Love, Loss And Desperation’. Over 300,000 combined sales of their indie dancefloor smashes ‘Kill The Director’, ‘Let’s Dance To Joy Division’ (winner of the 2008 NME Award for Best Dancefloor Filler), ‘Backfire At The... Disco’ and ‘Moving To New York’. A two year tour during which Liverpool’s biggest exports in a decade played to well over a million people, culminating in a massive homecoming Liverpool Arena show for 10,000 ecstatic local fans of their dark yet exuberant and infectious alt.pop. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Tickets are only $20. #Wombats930

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  • Shy Girls

    April 30 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC Shy Girls is coming to DC with Young Ejecta for a night of powerful vocals and a dark edge. Tickets are $15.

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