DC House Grooves Top Picks Holiday Edition December 26 to January 1

Happy Holidays from DC House Grooves, and thanks for reading this very special holiday edition of your favorite local underground house and techno listings, DC House Grooves Top Picks, featuring all the best dance floor action in Washington DC from Thursday December 26 through January 1, including all the best events on New Year’s Eve / New Year’s Day. Before getting into all that, a quick reminder that we’re offering a chance to win a pair of tickets to Flash‘s 26 hour New Year’s Eve extravaganza Brand New Day 2020 worth over $100! Brand New Day 2020 kicks off at 10pm on December 31, with the beats flowing until 1am on January 2, 2020. The initial line up includes Rohbag Wruhme, Atish, Roger Gerressen, Sis, Franca and a whole lot more. Just look at the flyer below for the full list! For a chance to win, click through and complete the entry form:

I want to win a pair of FREE tickets to Flash Brand New Day 2020

Brand New Day 2020 Advance Tickets
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/416705445678363/

The winner will be selected at random at 7pm on Monday December 30. We’ll announce the winner on the DC House Grooves Facebook page, and we’ll notify the winner by email. Please make sure you enter your real full name and email address. You will need to show your ID on entry to receive your prize. One entry per person, please. Any duplicates will be removed before the draw.

This Saturday, Katrina Mir and I will be taking a road trip down to Richmond, Virginia, to spin with Richmond’s Omar Faison at Dark Room. We’re excited to make out Richmond debut, and I hope you can join us! If you’re based in Richmond, I hope you can make it out, and if you’re DC based and up for a road trip, give us a shout! Would be fun to bring a support crew with us.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2544442029177292/

DC House grooves Show Case Dark Room Richmond

You can also catch me, Andy Grant and Katrina Mir on New Year’s Day at Disco Brunch 2020 as part of an epic line up to see in the New Year, featuring DJ Aakmael, Tommy Cornelis, Martín Miguel, Samantha Francesca, Buster, Markinthedark, Joe L, Yola, Team Zapata and Hot Coffee. Disco Brunch is always the best way too see in the New Year, and we can’t wait to kick it with the fam on New Year’s Day! Make sure you take January 2nd off work, you’ll need an extra day to recover from this one. Grab your tickets here.

Disco Brunch tickets: https://discobrunch2020.square.site/

disco brunch 2020

Other great events worth checking out on New Year’s Eve include Mirror Company at U Street Music Hall, ROAM 2020 NYE, Deep Sugar New Year’s Eve Bash and Jimmy Valentine’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. Tickets for some of these may sell out, so if you’re planning on going I recommend you get your tickets in advance. Here are all the relevant links:

New Year’s Eve at U Street Music Hall with Mirror Company
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/562717224295314/

Mirror Ball Company at U Street Music Hall NYE

ROAM 2020 NYE Advance Tickets
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/977751135957014/

Roam 2020 New Years Day

Deep Sugar NYE Bash

Deep Sugar NYE Bash

New Year’s Eve at Jimmy Valentine’s Advance Tickets
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/436969446947500/

NYE 2020 at Jimmy Valentines

Right, here are the full listings for the weekend, December 26 through January. I’ve included the full line ups for Flash, El Techo and Eighteenth Street Lounge, followed by flyers for all the events on my radar for each day through January 2. A whole bunch of goodness right there, so if you’re planning on getting out there on the dance floor, you’ve got plenty to choose from! Wherever you end up, I hope you have a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! See you on the dance floor.

Flash Line Up December 26 to January 2

El Techo Line Up December 26 to January 2DC House Grooves Top Picks Holiday Edition December 26 to January 1

Eighteenth Street Lounge Line Up December 26 to January 2

Thursday December 26

ESL Sunday 12-26
Sam Burns and Just Chad 12-26
Cadence presents DLR atg Flash 12-26

Friday December 27

vortex at jimmy valentines 12-27
matthew dekay b2b yokoo at flash 12-27
discuji and marko peli at wild days 12-27
El techo Blend DC 12-26
ESL Friday 12-27
victor calderone at soundcheck
new stereo at backbar 12-27

Saturday December 28

DC House grooves Show Case Dark Room Richmond
Oshana Bill Brewster at flash
Deep Sugar Studio 54 Party 12-28
ESL Saturday 12-28
okay fine el techo
The OMG Experience at Zeba Bar 12-28
zvuk dana 12-30
synthesis cold blue at u street music hall

Sunday December 29

sundays rooftop with benoit and chris burns 12-29
ESL Sunday 12-29
after xmas at el techo

New Years Eve January 31

Roam 2020 New Years Day
Brand New Day NYE 2020 at Flash
Mirror Ball Company at U Street Music Hall NYE
ESL NYE 2020
Deep Sugar NYE Bash
NYE 2020 at Jimmy Valentines
Techno Prospero NYE El Techo
Bump and Grind NYE
capitol cider house

New Year’s Day January 1

disco brunch 2020
Brand New Day 2020 at Flash

DC House Grooves Top Picks of the Best Underground House and Techno Events in Washington DC Halloween Weekend 2019 October 31 to November 3

Super fun time last weekend at Flash supporting the mighty Red Rack’em on Friday, then on Saturday at The Get Down Halloween Adventure! Huge thanks to Unity or inviting me and Katrina Mir to play. It really was great to be out under the stars for one last outdoor blast before the winter kicks in. Just a quick drive by post this weekend. A whole lot of amazing Halloween parties happening Thursday night and through the weekend, so check the list below and choose your dance floor wisely! We’ll be heading to U Street Music Hall on Friday for a very special edition of Werk Ethic with Ken Lazee, Nick Garcia and special guest Daniel Bell, raising funds for local dance floor regular Troy Rutkofske, who has recently been battling Leukemia. Advance tickets are just $10, with proceeds going to help Troy with his medical expenses.

Advance tickets to Werk Ethic with Daniel Bell

Werk Ethic with Daniel Bell at U Street Music Hall

On Saturday, we’ll be going in with another edition of the DC House Grooves Show on Underground Quality Radio, with Ramirez, Katrina Mir and a headline set from yours truly, Andy Grant. I’m looking forward to stepping into the spotlight for the headline set, and I’ll be lining up some extra special tunes for this one. Tune in from 10pm ET on Saturday night, at dchousegrooves.com or undergroundquality.com.

Tune In Audio: http://bit.ly/UQRadio
Tune in Video: http://bit.ly/UQ-Live

See below for this week’s listings, Thursday through Sunday. I’ve included the weekend line ups for Flash and Eighteenth Street Lounge, followed by flyers for all the best events Thursday through Sunday. A whole lot of goodness going on in Washington DC this weekend. Wherever you end up, have an amazing time!

Flash Weekend Line up Thursday through Saturday

Eighteenth Street Lounge Line up Thursday through Sunday

Halloween Thursday October 31

ESL Halloween
Future Times Halloween Party
Flash Halloween
Halloween at El Techo
Deep Tech presents Spook Tech
Preview Happy Hour Sneakers in the Dryer

Friday November 1

Werk Ethic with Daniel Bell at U Street Music Hall
Baile Los Muertos Lee Burridge at Flash
WTF?! with Kochi
Matrix 20 Year Anniversary with Galaxian Live
Il Discotti
ESL Friday
Hearts Collective at Wild Days

Saturday November 2

chus & ceballos at Flash
Deep Tech XL7
Subtek Music Dystopia with DJ Seaneboy and Rosenberg
black coffee at echostage
ESL Saturday
hatari at Baltimore Free Farm

Sunday November 3

Hold Tight with Martín Miguel
ESL Sunday

DC House Grooves Top Picks of the Best Underground House and Techno Events in Washington DC October 24 to October 27

It is finally here! This weekend, we’re heading out of town to get spooky at The Get Down Halloween Adventure! A small underground festival just an hour by car from DC, The Get Down features an amazing local line up from a whole bunch of different crews, a haunted house, costume contest, meditation and a whole lot more. Andy Grant, Katrina Mir and Kochi are all on the line up, as well as friends of the family Damon Bradley, Heather Femia, Symmetrical and many more. Best of all, The Get Down is a no-bullshit, non-commercial festival, a proper gathering of heads for the love of the music, with a bit of Halloween fun in the mix. Now’s the time to grab your advance tickets, and at only $30 for a whole weekend of quality music, including camping, it won’t break the bank. Taking place just an hour’s drive from Washington DC, deep in the woods near Fredericksburg, VA, October 25 to 27, So if you’re up for a fun weekend that’s a little bit different with no bullshit and no pretensions, join us out in the woods October 25 to 27 for The Get Down – A Halloween Adventure.

Advance tickets for The Get Down – A Halloween Adventure

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Before I get into the listings for this weekend, major thanks to everyone who came out to Flash last Friday and celebrated Katrina Mir‘s birthday with us! What an incredible night in the Green Room! I don’t think we’ve had a better night a Flash in all the years we’ve been played there. Thanks also to the whole team at Flash, to the management for booking us, and to all the bar and security staff for making sure everything went smoothly. We can’t wait to do it again! For those who couldn’t make it, we recorded the whole night, five hours of pure vibe served up fresh from the wax by me, Andy Grant, Ramirez and Katrina Mir.

If you don’t feel like making the trip out into the woods for The Get Down this weekend, there’s plenty of amazing events closer to home to keep you grooving through the weekend. Highlights include Nina Kraviz with Arthur Kimskii at U Street Music Hall on Thurdsay, Mike Shannon & Anstruther’s finest Red Rack’em plus Budino at Flash and TNX & Open Haus‘s Halloween shindig on Friday, Jimmy Valentine’s Halloween Ball at Jimmys and Sadar Bahar with Ron Trent at Eaton on Saturday, then on Sunday, all roads lead to Eighteenth Street Lounge for Sam Burns‘ weekly residency and Good Buddies with Juan Zapata. And that’s not even scratching the surface! See below for full listings of all the best underground house and electronic music events in Washington DC, Thursday through Sunday. Wherever you end up, I hope you have an amazing time, and I’ll see you back here next week for info on all the best dance floor action in Washington DC. See you on the dance floor!

Flash Weekend Line Up Friday & Saturday

Eighteenth Street Lounge Thursday through Sunday

Thursday October 24

Nina Kraviz at U Street Music Hall
Playlist with Jubilee and Ramirez
ESL Thursday
Associate Radio Hour
Preview Happy Hour

Friday October 25

The Get Down Halloween Adventure
Mike Shannon and Red Rackem at Flash
TNX Halloween
Mark Farina at Rock and Roll Hotel
Jubilee and Discuji at Wild Days
Jubilee & Discuji at Wild Days
Neko Berg at El Techo
ESL Friday
nu androids the monster ball
confetti and friends at Jimmy Valentines

Saturday October 26

The Get Down Halloween Adventure
Jimmy valentines 13th annual halloween ball
Call of the Siren at Flash
Sadar Bahaar with Ron Trent at Wild Days
The OMG Experience
Rev909: Daft Punk French House Tribute and Indie Dance Classics with Will Eastman & Ozker at U Street Music Hall
REV 909 at U Street Music Hall
Meso Creso presents galaxy unknown
chub rub quarterly at flash

Sunday October 27

good buddies with juan zapata and philco
ESL Thursday
deep sugar halloween tea dance

DC House Grooves Top Picks of the Best Underground House and Techno Events in Washington DC October 3 to October 6

Just about recovered from Blisspop Disco Fest last week! It was amazing to warm up the floor for Sam Burns, Cerrone, Jellybean Benitez, DJ Boring and Honey Sound System. Major thanks to everyone at U Street Music Hall for inviting me to play. It was a really well run event, and it was great to see so many people of all ages getting down to some proper disco grooves. I, for one, really enjoyed digging deep in my collection for disco vibes and leaving the house music at home for once!

This weekend, we’re back with episode #057 of the DC House Grooves Show on Underground Quality Radio with me, Andy Grant, Ramirez and Katrina Mir. This time around, we’re switching up the format a bit. Rather than the usual B2B2B, one of us will headline the show, with the support from the other two. For episode #057, Katrina Mir is getting the spotlight, headlining the show after a warmup from me and Ramirez. We’re excited to explore this new format, and looking forward to hearing what each of us brings to the table when given the chance to really throw down! Tune in from 10pm ET this Saturday using the links below.

Tune In Audio: http://bit.ly/UQRadio
Tune in Video: http://bit.ly/UQ-Live
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/388518238763348/

dc house grooves show katrina mir

Before this week’s listings, another quick reminder about The Get Down Halloween Adventure, taking place deep in the woods October 25 to 27. Featuring an amazing local line up from a whole bunch of different crews on two stages, a haunted house, costume contest and overnight camping, tickets are only $30. That’s right, only $30 for a full weekend of music, including camping. Best of all, Andy Grant, Katrina Mir, Ramirez and Kochi are all on the line up, as well as friends of the family Damon Bradley, Heather Femia, Symmetrical and many more. So if you’re up for a fun weekend that’s a little bit different with no bullshit and no pretensions, join us out in the woods October 25 to 27 for The Get Down – A Halloween Adventure.

Advance tickets for The Get Down – A Halloween Adventure

See below for this week’s DC House Grooves Top Picks of the best underground house and electronic music events in Washington DC, Thursday through Sunday. I’ve included the full weekend line ups at Flash and Eighteenth Street Lounge, followed by flyers for all the good stuff on my radar, Thursday through Sunday. Lots of great events happening this weekend; plenty to keep you grooving through the weekend! Have fun, and remember to check back next week for info on all the best underground house, techno, disco and drum and bass events in Washington DC, Thursday through Sunday.

Flash Weekend Line Up Thursday through Sunday

Eighteenth Street Lounge Weekend Line Up Thursday through Sunday

Thursday October 3

playlist
ESL Thursday Playlist
contact with shed
cadence ltj bukem

Friday October 4

digby deadbeat live at flash
deeptech at wild days
Lost in Music
Minimal Format
harder dc with tommy cornelis dj teeth
otter happy hour at trade

Saturday October 5

dc house grooves show katrina mir
afriqua with janeret at flash
hothouse
roamance eaton radio
redeyes resonate
deep decibel at zeba bar
ESL Saturday
sundown mina
michael bibi u street music hall

Sunday October 6

sunday love finale dj three oona dahl
better listen records three year anniversary
ESL Sunday
deep tech at u street music hall