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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Footwerk, pronounced Foot Werk. Noun meaning the act or process of maneuvering, especially in a skillful manner
Recommended if you like: Chainsmokers meets N.E.R.D.
Story behind your band/artist name: The goal is to make your feet do some work on the dancefloor or tapping your toes while you're listening...
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : The DMV, We have members from DC, Maryland and Virginia so we rep the metro area equally.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Footwerk met on craigslist... nobody died, so that's a good thing.
Kyle is actually born and raised in England and moved to a Virginia suburb of DC when he was a yout.
Mel is born and raised in Northeast DC, her heartbeat is actually a Go-Go pocket, her veins pump Mumbo Sauce and she's never been inside the White House (and won't be going anytime soon...)
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: April '18 we go on a 16 city tour including Sunday, April 22nd at Songbyrd Music Cafe in Adams Morgan (DC)
March '18 we played 9:30 Club (SOLD OUT) w/ Soul Rebels.
February '18 we played Bright Box Theater in VA (SOLD OUT).
January '18 we released the Retrograde EP, receiving over 50 write ups in press and online.
December '17 we played The Anthem (SOLD OUT) w/ SOJA.
Official Website URL: https://www.footwerkband.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/footwerkband
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7yPIJdBv4Of7c9Q9glKGEz
Other Links: https://www.instagram.com/footwerkband
Main Genre: Hip Hop
Other Genres: Alternative Hip Hop, Indie Pop, Electrobeat, Electronic Soul, Experimental Rap