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You nominated almost 300 local bands and a panel of notable DC music gurus selected the top 10 that best represent the D.C. music scene. You decide the three acts that will progress.

CLICK HERE to vote for the band you think should represent the DC music scene at the Events DC Official SXSW Music Showcase on March 14th in Austin, TX. Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 19. Here are your options:

BOOMScat

The Cornel West Theory

Den-Mate

Echelon the Seeker

Elena & Los Fulanos

Fellow Creatures

Kokayi

Nag Champa

NUEX

Time Is Fire

IMPORTANT RULE: You can only vote once a day. If you vote more than once a day, your votes will not be counted.

The top three finalists will perform live at the Road-to-SXSW kickoff event on February 24 in DC — where the winner will be announced!

The chosen winner will receive a $5,000 travel stipend, special feature on BYT, recognition on Events DC’s social media channels and the chance to perform at the Events DC Official SXSW Music Showcase in Austin on March 14 during SXSW — where they will represent DC, its music scene and will undoubtedly rock the house!

What should YOU do?

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CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE BAND!

In the meantime, click here to check out last year’s Events DC Official SXSW Music Showcase featuring Wale!

Follow Events DC on social media to stay in the loop of all things happening as they prepare down the road to SXSW!

 

 

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