This week on DC Music Rocks, allthebestkids, a Hip-Pop Psych-Rock band from Washington, D.C., stops by for a chat with host Brian Nelson-Palmer. The episode also features great tracks by AkinG Kalld Pedro, Shamans of Sound, Davy Fresh, and The JoGo Project.
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Allthebestkids come from the future with one purpose: To spread the highest vibration of music to the world. Blending hip hop, pop, psych rock & soul, Allthebestkids speak directly to the heart, bypassing the mind, and reminding us of something forgotten long ago; We are All the Best Kids
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FROM THIS SHOW
***So Selfish, by AkinG Kalld Pedro feat. Serenity Karima (Hip Hop, Jazz Fusion)
Falling Out Of The Mind, by allthebestkids (Hip Hop, Alt-Hip Hop)
***Shamans of Sound, by Shamans of Sound feat. Navisa Hunter (Reggae, Dub)
***Never Wonna Fall, by Davy Fresh (Hip Hop, R&B)
DC's Been Good To Me, by The JoGo Project (Jazz, Go-Go)
***The first time we've played this artist for you on the show, & a new artist profile added to our DC Artist Database! There's new artists every week!
How far in advance of a local show do you normally buy your tickets? That’s the question I required each of the 500 people who voted for the singer-songwriter to answer. I was really intrigued by the results, and I’ll share them here. They were allowed to check more than one response, both of them will be on this episodes page on our website, simply click on the Allthebestkids episode and scroll down to the announcements section. Couple of takeaways: roughly ⅓ said they would buy their tickets weeks in advance. About half said they would only buy their tickets days in advance. For a local show, this means presales aren’t really going to be high unless you make it really a special event of some kind, and if you do that, only half of those that attend will buy their tickets at the door. FASCINATING! We intend to do more of this kind of surveying to get to know the scene as the opportunities present themselves, and we’ll continue to share!
THE FESTIVAL - Have you bought your tickets yet to our festival at the 9:30 Club on Aug 18th? Hundreds of tickets have already been sold, they’re only $15, go ahead and buy your tickets right now. We’re having a party and we want you there!
Lori Williams - Out Of The Box
(Jazz 15 Song Full Album - RIYL Dianne Reeves, Anita Baker, Oleta Adams)
The Bottle Shop - Spring Shack
(Rock 10 Song Full Album - RIYL CCR, The Beatles, Foo Fighters, Modest Mouse)
Melodime - Nights Out Here
(Rock Single - RIYL Zac Brown Band, NEEDTOBREATHE, Tom Petty)
Odetta Hartman - You You
(Indie Single - RIYL Beck, Karen Dalton, Sylvan Esso, Patti Smith, Bjork
Vice Years - Crowded Rooms.
(Rock Single - RIYL Third Eye Blind, or Jimmy Eat World
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THIS WEEK'S LOCAL DC SHOWS TO SEE
Here’s just a few highlights for the coming week, be sure to check out the calendar for the full list of all the upcoming shows!
Aug 10 - Fri
Chris Cassaday @ Songbyrd Music House in Washington, DC (Funky Folk Singer/Songwriter opening for an out of town touring act)
Sol Roots @ Lubber Run Amphitheater in Arlington, VA (Funk/Soul/Blues at a fun outdoor venue)
FuzzQueen @ Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, DC (Powerful Original Rock, with other great bands on the bill!)
Jumpin' Jupiter @ Hill Country DC in Washington, DC (Feel Good Classic Rock/Bebop)
Aug 11 - Sat
Black Alley @ Nationals Park in Washington, DC ("Hood Rock")
Juxt & Wanted Man & oh he dead @ Gypsy Sally's in Washington, DC (Holy smokes, ALL THESE BANDS sharing one stage?! This is big!)
Aug 13 - Mon
Luke James Shaffer @ Union Stage in Washington, DC (His EP Release, awesome indie music at a cool venue)
Aug 16 - Thu
Mark G. Meadows @ Dupont Underground in Washington, DC (Phenomenal Jazz, in a unique underground venue)
Bottled up @ Black Cat in Washington, DC (Let's see what kind of rock they unbottle)
Two Ton Twig @ Gypsy Sally's in Washington, DC (Bluegrass in Georgetown!)
Do you like what we're doing? Would you support us? We'd love to grow and do more! We're giving away shirts, access to our private facebook group, and more! We also intend to set aside 10% to contribute directly in the DC Local Music Scene through charities, sponsorships, events, etc. We want to continue to pay it forward!
HUGE shoutout to our current Patrons!
**Daniel Warren Hill** **David Mohl** **Eli Lev**
**Sarah Byrne** **M4TR (Abu Jibran)**
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