There are few D.C. acts more iconic than the Blackbyrds. Formed in 1973, the Blackbyrds had a string of all time dance club classics including “Do It, Fluid,” “Walking In Rhythm,” “Flyin’ High,” “Happy Music” and “Rock Creek Park.” Ahead of their performance at Blisspop Disco Fest this weekend, we talked with Blackbyrds band leader Keith Killgo. So I wanted to start with that fact that you are a DMV


For the past couple of years, Fady Rizk (Fady D) and Michael Nociolo (Noce) have been spreading their disco vibes throughout Washington, DC, both individually and as the duo behind the fledgling party, Discobolo. We caught up with them to find out more about their collaboration and how they plan to make a mark on the city’s scene. Tell us about how Discobolo got started. We have slightly different styles


Washington, DC has produced artists that record in many genres, but most denizens don’t think of disco when thinking of ‘DC music.’ We at Blisspop are here to prove that theory wrong — from classic disco to boogie, let’s take a look at some fantastic disco tracks that have come from The Capital. At the end, find out which one of these artists is performing at this year’s Blisspop Disco


Sam “The Man” Burns is a DC institution. He first made his mark on the scene over 40 years ago performing in many of the city’s legendary clubs and also working in local record shops and radio. We got a chance to catch up with him and learn more about how he got started in DJing, his memories of the scene and what’s next for him.   Tell us about


Falling in love with electronic music in his native United Kingdom, Andy Grant has seen both the scenes in his home country and his current home of Washington, DC grow and become influential in many incredible ways. We were able to catch up with him to find out more about his experiences in the legendary UK club scene, moving to the District and DJing and promoting the music that he