April Featured Artists: Visit their site, download their album
During Lumen8 Anacostia (http://www.lumen8anacostia.com/
), using a combination of projection, art installation and live music performance, Gallery O onH Streetwill recreate their gallery and courtyard in a historic Anacostia building. Located at2021 Martin Luther King Blvd.the event will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. and will showcase outsider artist, Brian Dowdell and live music by Listen Local First. The pop-up gallery, much like the space at 1347 H Street, will combined art and music allowing music to flow into the street using using speakers to project the music out the windows of the second floor space.
Performing Artists: Rene Moffatt, Justin Trawick, The Sweater Set, Jess Dye of Lightfoot
Listen Local First presents Birdlips at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium – April 20th
Friday 20th Listen Local First kicks off its newest monthly Kennedy Center local showcase withe Birdlips at the Millennium Stage 6:00pm – 7:00pm.
Blossom Bake & Brew at Gallery O on H St – April 21st 4:00pm – 7:00pm
– Exclusive Beer Tasting from Chocolate City
– Pocket Pies from Dangerously Delicious Pies
– Listen Local First Music Showcase featuring Lightfoot and Victoria Vox
More event details HERE
The Water St. Project and Listen Local First – April 20th – 21st
Friday April 20th 8PM – 2AM Water Street Project Grand Opening
The Water Street Project opening, sponsored by Honest Tea, showcases the core collaborators of this project “the Artists.” The Water Street Project includes Murals and Installations by artists Kelly Towles, Brandon Hill, James Kerns, Dafna Steinberg, Kate Campagna, Maggie O’Neil, James Meade, Paul Mericle, Billy Mode, Gaia, Gregg Deal, Jacqueline Levine, Drew Storm Graham, Tariq Tucker, and Hamilton Riley . Evening Programming and Listen Local First Showcase will include special music performance by Lightfoot, Ugly Purple Sweater, Typefighter, and Cold Fronts (Philly).
This event is Free ($8 Suggested Donation – proceeds go to musicians) Open to Public http://www.waterstproject.com/
Saturday April 21st 8PM – 2AM Listen Local First presents Record Store Day Showcase
Listen Local First DC is a local music initiative devoted to building awareness and creating opportunities for LOCAL MUSICIANS and venues in order to raise the profile of DC’s local music scene. LLF partners with local musicians, local arts organizations, local venues and locally owned businesses to create performance opportunities and new avenues for local music exploration. In honor of Record Store Day, LLF presents The Silver Liners, Les Rhinoceros, Shark Week, and The Young Rapids at the Water Street Project space.
This event is Free ($8 suggested donations proceeds go to musicians) Open to Public http://www.waterstproject.com/