Calling local musicians!

Calling local musicians!

Vigilante Coffee Company of Hyattsville is seeking talent for our local music showcase at our 4327 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD roastery and coffee shop.

For our Spring Music Showcase, we are seeking acoustic sets with preference for artists/bands with member(s)) living nearby in the local area, though all submissions will be considered.

Musical artists who are interested in performing should send an email to with “Spring Music Showcase” in the subject line that includes:

  1. a short description of the band/artist. Please indicate which, if any, members live in the Hyattsville, Arts Gateway, or Port Towns areas.
  1. a link(s) to material (Soundcloud, Bandcamp, Facebook, YouTube, etc.)
  1. anything else we should know.

Submissions are due ’round midnight Sunday, April 19th. Selected artists will be notified on April 20th-ish.

Performances will be scheduled on the second Saturday of every month from 2-4pm starting May 9th.

Steve Olson Trio LIVE in Concert at Brentwood Arts Exchange April 17th

Steve Olson is a drummer, percussionist, and composer who lives near New Windsor, Maryland. After playing many styles of jazz, his focus in recent years has been in modern free improvisation and experimental music.


His most recent recording, Conversations – a collection of freely improvised duets with jazz artists Michael Formanek, Dave Ballou, Tony Martucci and others – was nominated as the 2014 Jazz Recording of the Year by the Washington Area Music Association.

His current trio features two talented Baltimore-area musicians: tenor saxophonist Derrick Michaels, and guitarist Nick Saia.

Their performance at the Brentwood Arts Exchange will feature an evening of freely improvised jazz.

Tickets are $15 online at the Parks and Rec. e-store

Washington National Opera Dance Auditions for CARMEN

The Washington National Opera at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is hold Dance Auditions for Carmen Saturday May 9th. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Dancers should have strong Flamenco and/or Classical Spanish Dance training. Dancers should be dynamic performers with an excellent sense of rhythm, and proficiency in Flamenco footwork. Some partnering/lifts may be involved and dancers may work with props.

FULL DETAILS HERE: 15-16 Carmen Audition Notice