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Washington D.C. Local Bands

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Absolutely Boxspring

DC area band that blends retro guitar with blues, pop and hard rock.

After Hours Band

An eight-piece rock and soul band based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Arthur Loves Plastic

One-woman, sampling project, combines house, trance and techno.

Bad Influence

DC blues band.


DC rock band.

Blue Pinto

A DC rock band that belts out heartfelt songs about lost love, a Pilates class and that damn car.

Bobby & the Believers

Washington and Baltimore area band, plays a wide variety of musical styles.


All-female rock band from the Virginia Beach area; influences range from Weezer to Dropkick Murphys.

Capital Focus Jazz Band

College and high school-age musicians playing traditional jazz styles.

City of Washington Pipe Band

Championship bagpipe and drum corps from DC.


Rock band with rap, jazz and country influences.



D.C.'s Different Drummers

Concert, swing marching and pep band serving Washington's gay and lesbian community.

Doug Llewelyn

DC "zombie rock" band.




Urban alternative singer/songwriter.

Gregg Hammond

Guitarist and guitar teacher. Raises money for a children's music charity.

Honky Tonk Confidential

Honky-tonk, swing and country/western.

Jezebel's Cure

Virginia-based alt-rock band.

Kill Ketura

Washington's only alternatronic band.

Laughing Colors

DC band that has shared bills with such bands as Dishwalla, Marcy Playground and the Spin Doctors.

Live Alien Broadcast

DC area band with strong funk/hip-hop/punk/metal influences.

Lyric Brass Quintet

Washington/Baltimore-area chamber music group which plays renaissance, baroque, classical, jazz and pop music.


A Baltimore/Washington area band that has been described as "Alice In Chains meets Hatebreed on a higher plane."

Monsters from the Surf

DC garage surfabilly band.


An eight-piece R&B/funk band from Woodbridge, Virginia.


A DC band that draws its sound from rock, soul, hip hop and jazz.

St. Diablo

Hard rock with a Latin influence; formed in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Starting Over

Modern rock band.

Subliminal Cruelty

Alt-rock band from Leesburg, Virginia.

Taylor Carson

Singer/songwriter from Arlington, Virginia.

The B.I.C.'s

Brothers In Christ (B.I.C.) are a Christian ska band.

The Crossing

DC band with varied musical influences.

The Fabulettes

1960's style "girl group" with the hair and wardrobe to match.

The Joker's Wild

DC swing cover band.

The Kol Haruach Orchestra

Klezmer, jazz, rock and swing.

The Sentiment

DC alt-rock band.

The Shrunken Headbangers

Spinal Tap-influenced "band with no shame" from DC.

The Want

DC trio playing rockabilly/psychobilly music.

Tru Fax & the Insaniacs

Punk/new wave band, part of DC's punk scene since 1978.
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