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Dance Party: Halloween

Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 8:00 PM

Event Details

DC Chapter

Meet & Greet Jam Details: Sunday, October 5, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Event Details: Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Club Heaven, 2327 18th Street NW, Adams Morgan, DC
Club Heaven, 2327 18th Street NW, Adams Morgan, DC
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About This Event

This fall, Flashband is throwing an epic Halloween Bash. The Dance Party will feature 50 musicians in 8 bands, each taking the stage to play a night filled with frighteningly awesome dance music. Did we mention the band costume contest?

Flashband Showcases bring together a group of musicians who form new, temporary bands. After a short period of rehearsal, we put them on stage for a one-night only show. For this special Flashband showcase, musicians will put together a full set of music inspired by the Dance Party theme. Bands are open to interpret the dance theme in any way they would like; bands are also encouraged to incorporate halloween appropriate music into their set as well. At least one of the songs must be an original written by the band since forming.

Interested in performing? Musician signup is open until the meet-and-greet jam date of October 5th.

The Show

Club Heaven & Hell

2327 18th Street NW, Washington DC

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Doors 7pm, first band at 8pm

$10 at the door


Band Lineup:

8:00 - 8:15 - Dead Ringers

8:25 - 8:40 - Confidential Zombies

8:50 - 9:05 - The Creeps

9:15 - 9:30 - I Scream Sunday

9:40 - 9:55 - Gettin' Down Evil

10:05 - 10:20 - MonStars

10:30 - 10:45 - Prom Hell

10:55 - 11:10 - Band Of Misery

11:20 - 11:30 - DJ A$AP Troll


This show will be at Club Heaven & Hell in Adams Morgan. It’s a lively venue with tons of room for dancing and partying.

Meet-and-greet jam

All participating musicians must attend the meet-and-greet jam, where musicians cycle through 3-4 concurrent jam sessions and play with all the other participants, and then begin forming their bands.

The meet-and-greet jam is the start of the process for this show! It will be held at Bach 2 Rock Studios in Bethesda, from 4pm till 6:30pm. Bach 2 Rock is a quick 5 minute walk from the Bethesda Metro Station.

Bach 2 Rock

4819 St Elmo Dr, Bethesda Md

October 5th, 4pm-6:30pm


4:00-4:10: Musicians arrive

4:10-4:20: Introduction

4:20-5:00: Jam 1

5:00-5:40: Jam 2

5:40-6:10: Jam 3

6:10-6:20: Closing Remarks



Looking for some examples of Halloween themed dance music? Here are a few songs to get your creative juices flowing :

Rihanna - Disturbia

Kanye West - Monster

Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

Michael Jackson - Thriller (Did you really think we'd leave this one off??!)

Registered Bands (9)

* indicates band leader

DJ A$AP Trollz

if a DJ played live. Songs on the list: LCD Soundsystem - Dance Yrself Clean, LCD Soundsystem - You Can't Hide, LCD Soundsystem - Get Innocuous, Kavinsky - Nightcall, GHOSTBUSTERS!

Dead Ringers

We are playing mainly Top 40 Pop hits. The songs we are performing are Crazy, Rhythm of The Night, Sweet Dreams, Disturbia, Happy, and Chandelier.

Gettin' Down Evil

fun, catchy, danceable, and evil // we'll be doing 3 of these 4: Thriller by MJ, Superstition by Stevie Wonder, Maneater by Hall & Oates, Ghost Town by The Specials // Flashband Platinum Award Winners

The Creeps

Keeping it grimy - Wolf Like Me, Heads Will Roll, and more...

Confidential Zombies

Old school jams with new school vocals, it will be funky. Set list looks like this: I Want Candy, Shout, Psycho Killer, Vampires(Have SharpTeeth). I call for a Thriller Showdown Jam.....

Prom Hell

Mostly R&B dance classics from the 50's and 60's, costumes yet TBD.

I Scream Sunday

Serving our community with a scoopy smile. The Cure - A Forest, M83 - Graveyard Girl, Hot Chip - I Feel Better, I Scream Sunday - Any Flavor (As Long As It's Raspberry).

Message Board

If you are signed up for this event, use the message board below to communicate with fellow musicians. This is a great place to find bands, ask questions and make suggestions!

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Katharine Key
Oct 24, 2014 3:26 AM
Gettin' Down Evil needs a sax or horn player!

Katharine Key
Oct 24, 2014 3:25 AM

william stack
Oct 21, 2014 9:38 PM
Drummer looking for a band to jam with. 11 years experience

kamar sumrall
Oct 13, 2014 9:33 PM
Female R&B singer, funk rock, classics, top 40, oldies. Can sing backup, play tambourine, and play some congas. Looking to perform with band

Steve Caplan
Oct 9, 2014 3:39 PM
Drummer here looking for band mates. Please email. Rock & Jazz

Craig Green
Oct 9, 2014 2:48 PM
Keys needed for robo tech zombie blues......Old skeletons need a new framework.

Katharine Key
Oct 9, 2014 4:27 AM
We need a guitarist and a bass player for upbeat dance pop. We may (or may not) do an 80s theme.

Luis Callejas
Oct 6, 2014 6:28 PM
Still looking for a drummer and other musicians. If you don't have a band, your welcome. Send me an email.

Alan Warburton
Oct 6, 2014 1:59 AM
I'm pretty intention doing dance techno LCD soundsystem, Stereolab. mail me if you are interested.

adia haynie
Oct 5, 2014 2:42 PM
Excited to learn what this is all about. Looks like a lot of fun. Top 40 all good with me @James. :)

James Colten
Oct 1, 2014 12:05 PM
Top 40 anyone?

Jenny Thomas
Sep 30, 2014 11:47 AM
Ministry, Bauhaus? Feeling post-punk, industrial, goth this Halloween.

Patrick Curtis
Sep 29, 2014 10:03 PM
DC rider needs a lead guitar player. We are serious about our original songs, performances, and eventual CD. We rehearse most Thursday eveni

Jeremy Padow
Sep 29, 2014 7:20 PM
I'm up for playing Don't Fear the Reaper, but it requires a spirited cowbell player.

Elyse Franko-Filipasic
Sep 29, 2014 4:29 PM
Balkan beats, anyone? I'm on violin; interested parties (esp horns and accordions) get in touch!

Andrea Spadafora
Sep 23, 2014 6:50 PM
I am a good drummer and I signed up for this Halloween party. But I'm unable to attend "meet & greet" on Sun Oct 5th. Pick me anyway! :)

Steve Andersen
Sep 22, 2014 2:10 AM
you know.... when I think Halloween and dance,,, I think of the Time Warp

Michael Drayer
Sep 16, 2014 2:21 PM
looking to play some dance-rock (thinking LCD Soundsystem), maybe also arranging some house tunes for a live band.

Katharine Key
Sep 9, 2014 5:28 PM
I call dibs on Oingo Boingo

Luis Callejas
Sep 6, 2014 4:18 PM
Dance rendition of the Misfits, anyone?

Event Leader

Cody Valentine is leading this event. Have questions?
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