In These Streets: Crooked Beat Records (DC)

Crooked Beat Records

Last night, Kotic Couture and I took a quick trip to the District of Columbia. Some of the business laid down out there you won’t hear about for a lil while longer, but for now you can enjoy a special DC edition of In These Streets!

We hit up Crooked Beat Records in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. The store specializes in new and used vinyl, and for good reason – its outsold their CDs since 2007, now making up 99% of their total sales!


In addition to all the great records, the walls are covered in classic punk flyers and photographs. These posts are for current promotions though, and there are some great local posters in the doorway, so let’s get into it!

A Benefit for Positive Force
Mobius Strip, Anwar Sadat, Drugs of Faith, Jail Solidarity
Saturday, March 16th, 7:00pm
St Stephens Church Basement
1525 Newton Street NW DC

The Tender Thrill, Passing Phases, Opposable Thumbs, Vibe Ruiner
Friday, March 22nd, 8:00pm
CD Cellar
2607 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA

Human Shield, Neutral Fixation, Blessed State, Gouge Away
Saturday, March 23rd, 3:00pm
The Pinch
3548 14th Street NW DC

Iron Lung, Dream Decay, D.O.C, Anti-Zen
Wednesday, March 27th, 7:00pm
Casa Fiesta
4910 Wisconsin Avenue NW DC

Party Lights
60’s girl groups, soul, & garage!
Friday, March 29th, 6:30pm
Cafe Saint-Ex (downstairs)
1847 14th Street NW DC

LTW, Feral Babies, Life Mess, Mobius Strip
Thursday, April 4th, 7:00pm
Casa Fiesta
4910 Wisconsin Avenue NW DC

And if you really like posters (which you might, since you’re reading this) they’ve got a box of expired material for sale as well!

Crooked Beat Records is located at 2116 18th Street NW DC and is open 1:30pm-8pm on Mondays, 12pm-9pm Thursdays through Saturdays, and 12pm-7pm on Sundays.


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