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The Winning Ticket: DC Music Download Anniversary show @ Rock & Roll Hotel


Today We Love DC is giving away a pair of tickets to DC Music Download‘s 1 year anniversary show at Rock & Roll Hotel this Friday, March 15th! Playing on Friday will be alt-psych-rockers Paperhaus, who are celebrating the release of their EP before they leave DC for a two-month US tour. Also on the bill are Drop Electric, The Silver Liners and The North Country. Advanced tickets are available for $10 through ticket alternative. Tickets will be $12 at the door on the night of the show.

For your chance to win these tickets simply leave a comment on this post using a valid email address until 4pm today. One entry per email address, please.

For the rules of this giveaway…

Comments will be closed at 4pm and a winner will be randomly selected. The winner will be notified by email. The winner must respond to our email in 24 hours or they will forfeit their tickets and we will pick another winner.

Tickets will be available to the winner at the ticket window of the Rock & Roll Hotel on the night of the concert. The tickets must be claimed with a valid ID. The winner must be old enough to attend the specific concert or must have a parent’s permission to enter if he/she is under 18 years old.

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Hot Tickets: Music worth checking out this weekend!

Tonight you can satisfy your musical cravings whether you prefer a dance night or a live show.
Black Cat starts a new dance night tonight on the backstage- Catalyst, “a party for people who like great music.” The night will be hosted by a rotating cast of awesome local DJs. Tonight’s kicks off with DJ Steve EP, and is $5.
Also at Black Cat tonight on the mainstage is The 9 songwriter series. Tonight’s edition features some great talent including Sam McCormally of Ugly Purple Sweater, Ryan McLaughlin of Typefighter, Victoria Vox, and Christylez Bacon. $10/9pm
Meanwhile, Comet Ping Pong has an awesome lineup of local and international bands tonight that will make you want to dance. Starting off the night are one of my favorite DC bands, Coup Sauvage & the Snips.  Their super-sassy neo-soul-punk realness is super-entertaining, not to miss. DC’s Drop Electric is also on the bill, and headlining the night are Berlin’s  Thieves Like Us, bringing their delicious blend of nostalgic disco-dream-pop. (If you like M83 or Miami Horror, check them out!) $10/10pm/All-ages.
Saturday night Chicago’s JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound bring their post-punk/soul extravaganza to U Street’s Tropicalia. Also bringing the grooves is DJ Baby Alcatraz. This is an early show! $10/7pm doors, music starts at 8pm!
Sunday, if you feel like a change of pace, or a touch of culture, why not head over to the National Cathedral? The Cathedral Choral Society will be performing their “Glory of France” concert, featuring the Durufle Requiem & Saint-Saens’ Symphony No. 3. Beautiful music in a gorgeous setting. 4pm, tickets from $20.
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The Winning Ticket: DCWeek Opening Night Party

Today we are giving away a pair of tickets to attend the opening night party for DCWeek at the 9:30 Club on Friday night. Digital Capital Week is a week-long conference focused on bringing together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and social innovators of all kinds. DCWeek offers an impressive schedule of lectures, discussions, and social mixers between November 4th and November 11th. To kick things off they are throwing a party at the 9:30 Club on Friday night with entertainment provided by some of DC’s finest up-and-coming bands. The party runs from 1030pm to 3am; featuring music from Teen Mom, Gregg Hammond Band, Modern Man, Ra Ra Rasputin, Drop Electric, The Silver Liners, Big/Bright, and Bonjour Ganesh!.

Note: This is a ticketed, private event after the scheduled Scratch Acid concert.

For your chance to win these tickets simply leave a comment on this post using a valid email address between 11am and 5pm today. One entry per email address, please. If today doesn’t turn out to be your lucky day, check back here each Wednesday for a chance to win tickets to other great concerts. Tickets for the DCWeek kick-off party are almost sold out but some are available here.

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