Trapitol Hill Brings Dance Music And Street Art To Blind Whino May 17 (Ticket Giveaway!)

by | Apr 15, 2014 | MUSIC

Trapitol Hill 2014 is a huge dance party taking place on Saturday, May 17 at DC’s Blind Whino. You may remember Blind Whino as the former church in DC’s SW neighborhood on which Art Whino got Atlanta artist HENSE to paint a full-building mural.

Trapitol Hill 2014 is a huge dance party taking place on Saturday, May 17 at DC’s Blind Whino. You may remember Blind Whino as the former church in DC’s SW neighborhood on which Art Whino got Atlanta artist HENSE to paint a full-building mural. Since then, the folks at Art Whino have continued to restore and improve the building, recently adding a mural that wraps around the entire inside performance area by Australian artist House Of Meggs. The venue has become one of the most attractive places to enjoy music and art in the DC area, and it’ll be showcased to its full potential when Trapitol Hill takes place there next month!

This event is headlined by Mad Decent recording artist ETC(!)ETC(!). A veteran of the electro-house scene, he’s recently set his sights on the world of moombahton–which of course makes him a perfect headliner for this DC event. Check out “RUBBR,” his recent original mix produced in collaboration with Canadian producer Snails:

There are plenty of other heavy hitters on this bill, though. High Klassified is a Montreal producer signed to Fool’s Gold, with all the hip hop influence you’d expect from that association. A member of A-Trak and Lex Luger’s Low Pros crew, High Klassified will definitely put the “trap” in Trapitol Hill. With Baltimore DJ duo RaceCarBed, DC’s own Bortz, and plenty of other artists on the bill as well, you’re guaranteed a full evening of nonstop dancing!

WHAT: Trapitol Hill 2014 At Blind Whino!
WHO: ETC(!)ETC(!), High Klassified, RaceCarBed, Bortz, ChoppyOppy, Slugworth, Throdown, Bassdread, Chooky, Kidd Marvel, DJ Pyrite
WHERE: Blind Whino, 734 First St SW, Washington DC
WHEN: Saturday May 17, Doors open at 7 PM
ADMISSION: Presale–$20 (limited quantities available, sale stops May 9); Regular admission–$25; VIP Passes–$60. Order all tickets here: trapitolhill2014.eventbrite.com

Or you could go the cheaper route, and win a pair of tickets for free from your friends at RVA Magazine! Just enter your info into the Punchtab widget below by 5 PM on Friday, and keep an eye out for bonus chances to win!

Marilyn Drew Necci

Marilyn Drew Necci

GayRVA editor-in-chief, RVA Magazine editor for print and web. Anxiety expert, proud trans woman, happily married.




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