The Inaugural Millennial Ball + Inauguration Eve at M Central

LLF Partners with M Central to bring Music to Inauguration Weekend Listen Local First (LLF) is joining forces with M Central to bring music to the 2013 Millennial Base Camp Celebration in DC.  M Central is a pop-up art + creative space at 700 H Street NE  that will serve as the most accessible and [...]

By | January 18th, 2013|Gig Bag|

LLF Celebrates 1st Birthday at the Black Cat in DC – 10/19/12

DC music advocate Listen Local First is celebrating their first birthday with a special show at the Black Cat featuring the DC-based touring collective "The 9 Songwriter Series". The show presents 9 musicians, featured over the past year by LLF, collaborating with one another to make for a night of great DC-based music. The lineup [...]

By | October 18th, 2012|Gig Bag|

iTunes Festival 2012: 30 nights of free music

Now Available on Apple TV It may not be the biggest music festival in the world, but it's probably the longest and most accessible.  From September 1 - 30, 2012, you can catch the iTunes Music Festival on your computer, iOS device -- and for the first time this year -- through an Apple TV [...]

By | September 3rd, 2012|Gig Bag, iThing|

Bleu: MMT Featured Artist

SXSW: Showcase > Panel > House Concert - All Bleu, All the Time It's all about the songs. Forget The Voice, American Idol, X Factor.  There are plenty of talented singers out there, but can any of them write a song that will be remembered fifteen minutes from now?  That's where Bleu comes in. A [...]

By | March 13th, 2012|MMT Featured Artists| and the future of music

Free HD video production and global distribution for your music If you're making music the world needs to hear, and your best concert footage was captured on a flip-phone, you should check out Founded by brothers Chris and Nick Hansen, works with emerging artists to capture performances in HD video and high-quality audio [...]

By | February 19th, 2012|Gig Bag, music industry|

Moby: Destroyed – pictures at an exhibition

Appearing in DC and at Moogfest in Asheville, NC Moby's insomnia brings us a new album: Destroyed, and an accompanying book of photographs with the same title. Both the music and the photographs were composed while Moby was on tour, and reflect the mundane and magnificent moments of that experience. I'm able to convey the [...]

By | October 25th, 2011|Gig Bag|

OK Go: “Do What You Want” at the Kennedy Center

Twitter-sourced video premieres on Kennedy Center ArtsEdge Channel On June 23, OK Go took the stage at the Kennedy Center to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the Millennium Stage and the release of their live album: 180/365.  That’s 180 live shows over the course of a year. My Music Thing was part of a twitter-sourced [...]

By | October 10th, 2011|Gig Bag|

Future of Music Coalition Showcase at IOTA: 10/2 – 8 PM

The Silver Liners, Paul Pfau, Margot MacDonald, & PHZ-Sicks The lineup is set for the Future of Music Coalition's Local Music Showcase Sunday night at IOTA, and it's all good: MMT featured artist Margot MacDonald - read our story on her IndieGoGo campaign  Hip hop artist PHZ-Sicks (pronounced Physics) - go to Bandcamp for a [...]

By | October 1st, 2011|Gig Bag|