The District is DC's contemporary all-female vocal band. We strive to project confidence, strength, and female empowerment through the vast capacity of the human voice. Our contemporary repertoire stretches across all genres from Pop, Rock, Hip-Hop, R&B, Country and everything in between. The District is available to book for all of your entertainment needs, from small 15-minute performances to hour-long sets for dinner parties and corporate events. Contact us for your next event!
The District blew my party away! This all female group has a ton of energy, clear vocals, and had everyone in the house mesmerized while they sang. I was looking for a group to boost the spirits of my family during an especially stressful time. The District delivered! The women shifted everyone from sad to happy in less than 30 seconds with their friendly vibe, upbeat tempo, and cool, hip tunes. It was just what we needed and my party had a great night!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 10 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
Our services range from single song to hour-long sets of a wide variety of genres of acappella music. We perform contemporary covers of artists ranging from Stevie Wonder and Natalie Cole to Journey, Grace Potter and Taylor Swift. Our performances promise high-energy arrangements and impressive vocals. We are able to perform in a variety of venues, with and without sound amplification. We are interactive with our audiences, and we can easily cater our performance to the specifics of your event!
The District is DC's newest all-female vocal band. We aim to propel the rise of contemporary all-female groups with an innovative and fresh sound. Inspired by groups like Pentatonix and Traces, we sing a variety of genres from classics to Top40, all while putting our own identity into the songs and arrangements. Our contemporary repertoire stretches across all genres from Pop, Rock, Hip-Hop, R&B, Country and everything in between. The District is available to book for all of your entertainment needs, from small 15-minute performances to hour-long sets for dinner parties and corporate events. We are happy to provide a list of our repertoire ahead of time so that our clients can pick their favorite songs and customize our set to their event! If you'd like to hear samples, contact us and we will send you to our website!
Additional Booking Notes
Given that the venue has appropriate acoustics, we do not always require a sound system. However, we do have three riders that we use for sound requirements if the equipment is available:
TECH RIDER 1: Basic Setup - 3 handheld microphones, with stands, or 2 handheld microphones and a set of condensers/overhead microphones. At least 1 monitor is needed.
TECH RIDER 2: Intermediate Setup - 3 handheld microphones and 2 condensers/overhead microphones, with stands. 1 or 2 monitors preferred.
TECH RIDER 3: Advanced Setup - 11 handheld microphones, 2 monitors.
We are able to use both wireless and wired microphones.
Past Booked Events
|October 06, 2017 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||The District Fall Concert|
|September 23, 2017 • 8:00pm - 8:30pm||Relay For Life|
Our repertoire varies, and we can often accommodate requests. Here is a list of our current rep:
"I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston
"Separate Ways" by Journey
"I Wish" by Stevie Wonder
"Ain't Too Proud to Beg" by the Temptations
"Don't Let Go" by En Vogue
"Wild Things" by Alessia Cara
"Hey Mama" by Nicki Minaj/David Guetta
"Salute" by Little Mix
"Masterpiece" by Jessie J
"Salute" by Little Mix"
"Breath of Life" by Florence & The Machine
"Crazy Ever After" by The Rescues
"You Go Down Smooth" by Lake Street Dive
"Church Bells" by Carrie Underwood
|Holli Matze||Music Director|
|Charnice Frazier||Asst. Music Director|
|Nicole Gilmore||Business Manager|
|Melissa Canu||PR Manager|
Influences & Inspiration
We are influenced by vocal bands from all over the world. Our favorites include Pentatonix, Cluster, the Boxettes, and Naturally 7.
Dependent upon venue.