Vjuan Allure
On October 15th, the Smithsonian National Museum Of African Art will present the Voguing Masquerade Ball which will include a panel discussion on voguing and Ballroom culture capped off by a masquerade ball. DJing the ball is Vjuan Allure, one of the originators of the Ballroom sound which has rapidly gained interest around the world. Vjuan Allure lives in the DMV area and has been familiar with the DC club


Leon Vynehall and Jacques Greene at U Street Music Hall October 6
Learn more about Leon Vynehall and Jacques Greene before their show on Thursday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Leon Vynehall is a British deep house producer and DJ whose bright, melodic tracks pay reverence to the foundations of house and garage, while keeping up to date with the underground dance music scene. Vynehall got his start as a musician by playing drums and piano, eventually taking


Little Boots (DJ Set) at U Hall October 5
Learn more about Little Boots before her show on Wednesday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Little Boots’ ties with DJ culture are deep and long-running. From her first legendary white label release ‘Stuck On Repeat’, produced by Joe Goddard, to gracing Mixmag’s cover, to her critically revered 2013 sophomore album Nocturnes, a veritable ode to dance scenes through the ages; it’s hard to think of another popstar


For better or worse, synthwave music catapulted into the pop culture limelight in 2016 thanks to the Netflix original series, Stranger Things. It’s safe to assert that artists such as Com Truise, Anoraak, and others are established staples in the electronic music scene that are crossing the threshold into massively popular electronic music. In light of this phenomenon, my guilty pleasure is listening to a newcomer on the synthwave scene known as Mono


Le Youth at U Street Music Hall September 29
Learn more about Le Youth before their show on Thursday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Nineties sounds refracted through a thoroughly modern aesthetic. Tracks that are serious about moving a dance floor full of people without coming on too strong. Breezy California vibes touched by a twist of European flair. Wes James is the artist behind Le Youth. Songs like “C O O L,” “Dance With