So Long, Belinda

Hello all! Belinda’s going on hiatus from DMH, but she will be playing our 12/4 show. More here.

December 4: Final Show of the Year

Guys, we plan to see 2016 out with a bang by playing one last gig at the most delightful little house concert series in the whole of Hyattsville, Md. It’s slated to start at 4pm on that Sunday. You can book your tickets now by emailing our host, Alex Counts, on alex@carterbrothersfanclub.net. Ho-ho-hope to see you there!

October 8: Congressional Cemetery

Join us in the Chapel for an evening of creepy tunes. Come early to enjoy an adult beverage; beer and wine will be available for purchase. Explore the final resting place of Civil War photographer Mathew Brady, composer John Phillip Sousa and other luminaries. The staffers have amazing stories to share about the graves, monuments and history of this very special corner of DC’s Capitol Hill.

Tickets available now!

Pictured below is us at another local cemetery. We’re fond of such places.

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October 22: OVER HER DEAD BODY at The Corner Store

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With Pinky Swear Productions, we bring the celebrated new musical OVER HER DEAD BODY to the coziest little venue on Capitol Hill. More info about the Corner Store (steps from the Eastern Market Metro stop) and all upcoming fall performances may be found here.

October 13: OVER HER DEAD BODY at Sidney Harman Hall: Forum

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On a night when the stage is dark for Romeo & Juliet, OVER HER DEAD BODY is taking over! As part of the venue’s Happenings Happy Hour series, Pinky Swear Productions and we are bringing the beautifully macabre musical to downtown DC’s center for Shakespeare performances. All the details are here. Tickets are free for the 6pm show, but reservations are strongly encouraged. More info here.

Sunday, September 4: Appaloosa Festival

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Rain or shine, thousands are expected for this annual roots music extravaganza conceived of by the wonderful Celtic band Scythian. We’re on Sunday morning at 11:30am on the Frontier Stage.

Ticket info and much more can be found here.

Saturday, September 3: Page to Stage Festival at Kennedy Center

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Along with our friends at Pinky Swear Productions, we bring the award-winning OVER HER DEAD BODY to the illustrious, 15th annual Page to Stage Festival, featuring more than 50 D.C.-area theater companies. All weekend long, you’ll enjoy a series of FREE readings and open rehearsals of plays and musicals being developed by local, regional, and national playwrights, librettists, and composers.

OVER HER DEAD BODY won BEST MUSICAL and BEST SHOW OVERALL at last month’s Capital Fringe Festival. Here’s an excerpt of one of the stellar reviews:

“Violence against women has so permeated our consciousness, not just our current society but throughout centuries, that at best we fight and decry it, in frustration we ignore it, and at worst we… celebrate it with hundreds of years of music and entertainment. You will walk away from Over Her Dead Body feeling strangely exhilarated, because you’ve discovered a work that manages to be fun and electrifying while at the same time chillingly thought provoking.”

Running Time: 80 minutes with no intermission.

Saturday, July 16: OVER HER DEAD BODY in DC

A special late-night performance with our friends at Pinky Swear! 11pm showtime at the Trinidad Theater. All the details – including a link to purchase tickets – are here.

Friday, July 15: OVER HER DEAD BODY in DC

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This performance of our collaboration with Pinky Swear Productions takes place at the Trinidad Theater in Northeast DC. Tickets available here!

Sunday, July 17: OVER HER DEAD BODY in Herndon, Va.

“Sing a song of murder, forget the lady’s name. Toss her in the water, try not to take the blame. Play a lilting melody on bones and flaxen hair. But they’re coming back for you so gentlemen, beware.”

We’re bringing our dark, harmony-rich collaboration with Pinky Swear Productions to the Next Stop Theater Company in Herndon, Virginia. Tickets for this exploration of murder ballads from the female perspective are available here.