vitaminwater upcapped LIVE vamps up the summer night life scene with three weeks of hipster haven: Djs, musical performances, art work, and lots of clever t-shirts.
By Sheila Mulhern
Taking over a previously abandoned space near 14th and U Street, Art Whino, BrightestYoungThings and Vitaminwater have come together to form a creative dream team for a month-long collaboration of nightly (and occasional daytime) performances. Surrounded by the creative works of Art Whino’s G40 exhibition pieces, the Vitaminwater uncapped LIVE schedule is stacked with DJ’s, themed parties, games and contests that will keep D.C.’s night life scene extra busy.
Events located at 2217 14th street NW (between 14th and Florida) and run from May 20th-June 17th 2011.
Friday, May 27th: Murder Mystery, Project Jenny Project Jan + LIPSTICK DJs (William Alberque+Jennder).
Saturday, May 28th Daytime: BBOY Battle with AWR. Nighttime: Adventure,The Nobis, DJ Rick Rabb of Food For Animals.
Sunday, May 29th: Daytime: Amaerica Rock Memorial Day Extravaganza featuring Warchild (members of Rattler), Death by Sexy + DJ Beeronimo of Windian Records and DJ Jourdan of Funbags. Dress like a member of Rolling Thunder and win (something).
Tuesday May 31st: Photo Panel/ The Folly Literary Magazine/Holly Bass Variety show. FREE
Wednesday June 1st: Surfrider Foundation Benefit w/ DJ Neville C, DJ Ru, and DJ Volz + (free) PIZZA from We, the Pizza! FREE, 7-12am
Thursday June 2nd: Nostalgia Comedy Night: relive 80s and 90s with Hillary Buckholtz and guests followed by an 80s and 90s dance party with DJ Smudge
Friday June 3rd: Painted Face/ Lightwaves/Beyond Modern– live show/DJ night – $5 + happy hour with DJ Chris Nitti 6-9pm
Saturday June 4th: Daytime: DC Record Fair
Saturday June 4th Nighttime: Soul Clap Dance Contest featuring DJ Jonathan Toubin
Sunday June 5th Daytime: GIRLS ROCK Benefit concert
Tuesday June 7th: Happy Hour + Music Production for Dummies w/ DJ Gavin Holland of Nouveau RIche, in the Lounge 8-10pm— LIVE from the Lab/Cool Dudes Hanging out Comedy show w/ Brandon Wardell 8-11pm
Wednesday June 8th: DAVID LYNCH NIGHT w/ a screening of Blue Velvet 10pm, “Beckett and Lynch: A Celebration” a 2 man absurdist play 9pm, and a Wild at Heart Happy Hour w/ american music of the 50s and 60s 7-9PM
Thursday June 9th: No Love Lost (Sean of Fandeath records) presents: Screen vinyl image, phonic riot, martial canterel, in the garage w/ gothy DJ sets+ Teen Witch movie viewing/panel/celebration
Friday June 10th: BYT Rave Camp returns for a whole space takeover 10pm-close + a DC Setlist Happy Hour w/ live sets by Lightfoot, Aaron Thompson + DJ DMAC 6-9pm
Saturday June 11th: Daytime: ROCK’N’ROMP
Saturday June 11th: Nighttime: SUNWOLF/RAINDEER/Alma Tropicalia live show
Sunday June 12th: Daytime: Butler + Claypool curated vintage bazaar + LIVE comedy podcasting w/ Peter Hyneman
Sunday June 12th: Nighttime: Pujol, Exactly live show
Tuesday June 14th: TGRI Hosted music panel + Official Beirut Afterparty (Zach Condon DJ Set)
Wednesday June 15th: Story telling night w/ Andrew Bucket, Danny Harris, Robyn Mincher + many more
Thursday June 16th: Live recording DJ/MC/Live Performance recording happy hour hosted by TGRI + The State Department, New Rock Church of Fire, The Flying Eyes
Friday June 17th: the ultimate 3 level NOUVEAU RICHE