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The DC edition is back November 8th-10th at Lisner Auditorium!

What can you expect at the festival?

Podcasts, experts, maybe some screenings, authors, weird stuff! All shows are general admission so get there early!

ALL ACCESS passes are sold out but you can get tickets to individual shows!

This page will be updated with more details as shows and more details are announced:

FRIDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON!

The Homicide Hunter Retirement Party: Celebrating 9 Seasons w/ Joe Kenda

My, my, my…after 9 thrilling seasons Investigation Discovery’s Homicide Hunter is sadly ending. We want the show to go out with a bang so we’re throwing it a retirement party! Join Lt. Joe Kenda, Carl Marino (the OTHER Joe Kenda) as well as special guest Kathy Kenda (she’s the best) as we take a trip down memory lane. Joe and Carl will regale us with some of their favorite cases through stories and clips from the show! Plus, we might roll out a special Kenda Cake.

Nov. 9, 2019 / 2:45pm Doors / 3:30pm Show*
Lisner Auditorium / 730 21st Street NW
$30 tickets ON SALE NOW

Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad Live

Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun as Holes and Jensen attempt to solve the crime using a variety of methods, from old-fashioned detective work to advanced technologies including familial DNA searches, social media geotargeting, and maybe most important—the skills of their listeners who send in tips and theories, becoming active members of The Murder Squad.

Nov. 9, 2019 / 5:00pm Doors / 5:45pm Show*
Lisner Auditorium / 730 21st Street NW
$25 tickets ON SALE NOW

*times subject to change

Throwing Shade Live – True Crime Edition w/ Very Special Guest TBD

Every week comedians Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson give their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s issues and LGBTQ issues with hilarity and vulgarity. Join them for a special true crime edition of their show. Can you handle it?

Nov. 9, 2019 / 7:45pm Doors / 8:30pm Show*
Lisner Auditorium / 730 21st Street NW
$25 tickets ON SALE NOW

*times subject to change

BuzzFeed Unsolved Live

Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej  are bringing their wonderful and quirky, “Mulder & Scully for the Internet age,” chemistry back to DC! Join us as conspiracy theory enthusiast Ryan dives into the mysteries clouding some of the most notorious unsolved crimes, working to convince his ever-skeptical friend Shane that sometimes the evidence isn’t as it seems.

Nov. 10, 2019 / 12:15pm Doors / 1:00pm Show*
Lisner Auditorium / 730 21st Street NW
$30 tickets ON SALE NOW

*times subject to change

The Truth About True Crime with Amanda Knox w/ Very Special Guest TBD

Go beyond the sensational headlines and snap judgements of bystanders and tabloids, as host Amanda Knox brings her unique perspective on the justice system to look at some of the most shocking crimes of our lifetimes through a whole new lens.

Nov. 10, 2019 / 4:15pm Doors / 5:00pm Show*
Lisner Auditorium / 730 21st Street NW
$25 tickets ON SALE NOW

*times subject to change

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STAY TUNED FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS

WE HAVE A BUNCH MORE COMING UP!

WANT TO SEE HOW MUCH FUN THE PAST EDITIONS WERE?

FULL PHOTO SET FROM THE NY FESTIVAL IS HERE:

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Plus, this magical video from the inaugural DC edition:

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In the meantime enjoy this mysterious, creepy, at times true crime content:

Our annual and very comprehensive BEST MURDER MYSTERIES TO STREAM Guide /// Photo recap of last year’s true crime festival! /// Why True Crime? with last year’s festival talent! /// Our interview with Damien Echols /// Our American Crime Story Suggestion Box /// Making A Murderer Law Team Valentines /// and be on the lookout for more

 

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