Saturday, November 5, 2016

Clarendon Halloween Bar Crawl

The annual Clarendon Halloween Crawl is back this year on Saturday November 5th. Halloween falls on a Monday this year so make sure to hold on to your costume for this popular bar crawl on the weekend after. From 1 to 9pm, about nine or more local bars will participate with lots of costumed party goers, food and drink specials, and raffles.

Tickets are now $15 online or $30 at the door. You don't need a ticket to get into any of these Clarendon bars, but it is necessary for the drink specials poured into the refillable orange mugs. If you buy a ticket, register at either Mad Rose or Ballroom first. Bars that will host you are:

Sunday, October 30, 2016

A-Town Super Hero Halloween Weekend

A-Town in Ballston is having a weekend long Halloween celebration that is all super hero themed. As usual, no cover, DJ's will be spinning in the main room, and Sunday Fun Day is bound to be their most crowded day.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Clarendon Ballroom's Monster Bash

Clarendon Ballroom's annual Halloween party on Saturday Oct 29 will be hosted by RSI Entertainment and DJ Lil Fos. The Ballroom is always the place to be seen on Halloween, as the large venue is always backed with costumes and the line will go around the block late at night. Cash prize awarded for the top voted costume and gift cards given out throughout the night for those of you we deem worthy. $5 admission at the door.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Elliot in the Morning's Halloween Bash

It's time for the annual DC101 Elliot In The Morning Halloween costume contest in Clarendon! On Friday, October 28 the biggest party of the year starts at 5pm at Clarendon Ballroom and peaks with local radio personality Elliot Segal hosts a costume contest with a $3,000 grand prize. Music starts at 8pm with  Junkfood. There is a $10 cover before 9pm, and goes up to $15 after that.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Arlington Thrive Bingo Halloween

Arlington Thrive's Young Professional Steering Committee is throwing its fall bingo happy hour at Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill on Wed, October 25. Free attendance to enjoy food and drink specials along with getting to know your fellow young professionals and how Arlington Thrive helps our neighbors in need. Try your chances at winning awesome prizes, plus your second bingo card is on us for showing up in costume!

Arlington Thrive delivers same-day emergency funds to our neighbors in crisis, so they can be secure in their jobs, health, and homes and thrive in a caring community. For more info please go to ArlingtonThrive.org

If you are interested in joining our Young Professional Steering Comittee, please email infor@arlingtonthrive.org

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Warpaint at 930 Club

Two years ago I got to witness the LA based all female Warpaint gloss the stage of Blackcat in DC. This year their tour brings to the 9:30 Club on Tuesday, October 4. Formed in 2004, the current lineup comprises founders Jenny Lee Lindberg, Theresa Wayman, Emily Kokal and also Stella Mozgawa.

Check out their appropriately named New Song taken from Warpaint's new album 'Heads Up', out now and available to buy and stream.

Tickets are $25 and parking behind the club is $12. Opening for them is Facial. Doors open at 7pm.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Concert Across America at Sehkraft Brewery

Sehkraft Brewery in Clarendon is participating in the national wide concert series this Sunday, September 25 to promote efforts to curb gun violence. The Concert Across America is 350 events throughout the country. Sehkraft is hosting singer-songwriter Jeff Smith and the Human Wilderness as part of their free show from 6 to 8pm.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sarah Fraser Podcast at Clarendon Ballroom

This Friday September 23 local radio personalities Sarah Fraser and Samy K host a podcast taping for the lively Hey Frase show at Clarendon Ballroom. The HOT 99.5 radio hosts will be interviewing one of the most well known figures in Clarendon nightlife: Scott Parker. Scott is one of the owners of Don Tito, A-Town and the newly opened Barley Mac in Rosslyn. Tickets are currently on sale for $25.

6 p.m.: Pre-show happy hour starts on the rooftop.
7 p.m.: Doors officially open. Guests can order food and drinks for delivery to their seats.
8 p.m.: Show starts.
9 p.m.: Meet and greet the show and take pics.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Live music at Clarendon Day

Every year in September Clarendon Day draws a huge crowd to the street festival featuring lots of food, shopping, activities and live music. This Saturday September 17 there will be a huge selection of live performances across four stages throughout the day, including local favorite Justin Trawick and many many more:

N. Highland Main Stage: 

Clarendon Blvd Rock Stage:

Chili Cookoff Stage: 

Central Park Family Stage: 

Friday, September 9, 2016

White Ford Bronco at Clarendon Grill

The best in local 90's music covers is hitting Clarendon Grill this Friday, September 9. One of my favorite bands White Ford Bronco will be headlining starting at 10pm with a $10 cover. It's no surprise they were named Best Local Cover Band in Washington City Paper earlier this year, as their energetic renditions of your favorite songs and Gretchen's vocals will make you an instant fan of theirs.