Washington, D.C. is home to a robust DIY music scene, with a variety of non-traditional venues that provide a space for artists to grow and create a community of reciprocity among artists, venues, and fans. Leah Gage, D.C. musician and resident of house venue Bathtub Republic, talks about the local music scene, the distinctiveness of D.C.’s house venues, and the growth—and struggle—that comes from playing with multiple bands.
Luray – The Wilder – The Wilder
Brnda – Snacks – Year of the Manatee
The North Country – The Cross We Bear – There Is Nothing to Fear
Ed & Donna – A Hitch and A Hike – Ed & Donna