July Featured Artists and Events



LLF is having a new DC Local Music Day! We’re featuring new albums by eight terrific local artists, which will stream on Wednesday, July 11 in our participating businesses. Read on to meet July’s musicians and check out this month’s showcases and collaborations!

July Featured Artists

Bluebrain –  http://www.bluebra.in
Frau Eva – frauevamusic.com
Veronneau – www.veronneaumusic.com
Astra Via – www.astraviamusic.com
The Archives – http://thearchivesdc.com
Vandaveer – http://www.vandaveer.net
The Dance Party – http://www.thedancepartymusic.com
Tabi Bonney – http://tabibonney.bandcamp.com


Thursday July 12th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm Victoria Vox plays Tryst at the Phillips Collection!  Tryst Phillips is located at: 1600 21st Street Northwest  Washington, DC 20009

Saturday July 14th from 3:00pm – 7:00pm - Eat Local First Week Kickoff Party at Acre 121: Beer & BBQ, Admission includes access to live local music, a buffet of local BBQ/sides, and local beer! 21+ only.

Purchase Tickets here –  http://eatlocalfirstdc2012.eventbrite.com/

Artists include:

Frau Eva -  frauevamusic.com
Typefighter – http://typefighter.bandcamp.com/
Young Rapids - http://theyoungrapids.blogspot.com/

Thursday July 19th at 6:00pm - Archives at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage!  See Featured July Artist the Archives in full concert at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, admittance is free!  https://www.facebook.com/events/243731659078575/

Thursday July 19th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm - Rene Moffatt plays Tryst at the Phillipps Collection!  Tryst Phillips is located at: 1600 21st Street Northwest  Washington, DC 20009

Saturday July 21st from 1:00pm – 7:00pm - Eat Local First Farm to Street Festival.  Enjoy scrumptious dishes made with ingredients from local farms, drink local craft beer and wine, shop local retailers and take craft food classes in the pop-up park, and hear music from Listen Local First Stage!

Tickets are $15 (online or cash/credit at the event) and include two food tickets.  http://eatlocalfirstdc2012.eventbrite.com/

Featured Local Artists include: Justin TrawickFlo Anito  and many more TBA.



August 4th and 5th – Mid City Dog Days of Summer Street Festival! With street musicians, never-ending sidewalk sales, restaurant specials, and events up and down the corridor, the 2012 MidCity Dog Days will be the biggest one yet.  Listen Local First Street Music Showcase: Listen Local First will organize pop up street music performances throughout the MidCity Corridor including the Mobile Music Venue—creating alternate exposure opportunities for talented local musicians. www.midcitydogdays.com




Crowd Sourced Fundraising - Help Dance for the Dying raise the funds for their next album!  Check out their Indie Go Go page - http://www.indiegogo.com/dftd2012?a=647160