Downstairs doors open at 6:00pm. Happy hour is from 6-7:00pm.
The band plays from 7:00pm to 10:30pm.
No cover, no tickets, no reservations, just really good music and cocktails!
Dior Ashley Brown is a multifaceted EMCEE, a “Hip-Hop Polymath.” (Washington Post) She is a D.C. area-native and is well traveled due to her parents both serving in the US Military. She began at an early age in the arts, her multi-disciplines include emcee, actor, poet, host, songwriter, playwright, creative community activator, and lead vocalist of The dAb Band (The Dior Ashley Brown Band). She is a graduate of the esteemed Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts and the University of Maryland, College Park Theatre Arts Programs.
The dAb Band lead by Dior's original Hip- Hop lyrics and vocals include multi-instrumentalist Turk Gaines on keys, David Suggs on drums, from which she also shares The Duke Ellington Alma Mater, and James McCreavy on bass, The Band is a live soul filled, combustion of Hip Hop, Funk, Soul, Jazz, and Go-Go, and are often compared to The Roots. The quartet’s goal is to revive the appreciation of live instrumentation combined with substantive Hip Hop storytelling that inspires and motivates the audience.