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List of Washington, D.C. bands, listed by their level of fame. This Washington, D.C. musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Washington, D.C. bands are included, as well as many Washington, D.C. musicians of underground status. This list of Washington, D.C. musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Washington, D.C. bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List bands range from Bad Brains to Minor Threat.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Washington, D.C.?" or "What is a list of Washington, D.C. bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (141 items)

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Bad Brains is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Bad Brains Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Reggae

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Minor Threat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Minor Threat Straight edge, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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Fugazi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Fugazi Noise rock, Experimental rock, Alternative rock

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Ginuwine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Ginuwine Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music

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Amerie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Amerie Hip hop music, New Wave, Pop music

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Meshell Ndegeocello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Meshell Ndegeocello Hip hop music, Rock music, Reggae

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Marty Friedman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Marty Friedman Glam metal, J-pop, Heavy metal

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Hot Tuna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Hot Tuna Rock music, Acoustic music, Blues

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Duke Ellington Orchestral jazz, Swing music, Big band

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Johnny Gill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Johnny Gill Pop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

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Thievery Corporation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Thievery Corporation Hip hop music, Downtempo, Lounge music

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Ted Leo and the Pharmacists is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists Rock music, Punk rock, Indie rock

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Rites of Spring is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Rites of Spring Rock music, Emo, Alternative rock

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Shirley Horn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Shirley Horn Jazz, Blues

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Amii Stewart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Amii Stewart Disco, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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Van McCoy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Van McCoy Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Sweet Honey in the Rock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Sweet Honey in the Rock Spoken word, Gospel music, Blues

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Damian Kulash is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Damian Kulash Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Ron Holloway is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Ron Holloway Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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Chris Morris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Chris Morris Americana, Fusion

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The Make-Up is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
The Make-Up Soul music, Punk rock, Indie rock

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Vertical Horizon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Vertical Horizon Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music

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The Dismemberment Plan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
The Dismemberment Plan Experimental rock, Indie rock, Math rock

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Tank is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Tank Hip hop music, Pop music, Reggae

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Celtic Thunder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Celtic Thunder Adult contemporary music, Folk music, Folk music of Ireland

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Stacy Lattisaw is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Stacy Lattisaw Disco, Dance-pop, Urban contemporary gospel

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Dag Nasty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Dag Nasty Rock music, Emo, Melodic hardcore

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Nate Sallie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Nate Sallie Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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Shai is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Shai Urban contemporary, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Chuck Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Chuck Brown Go-go, Funk

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Angel Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Glam rock

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Trouble Funk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Trouble Funk Go-go, Funk

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Dana Strum is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Dana Strum Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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II D Extreme is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
II D Extreme Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

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Food For Animals is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Food For Animals Hip hop music, Noise music, Underground hip hop

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Steve Rochinski is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.

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Roni Stoneman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Roni Stoneman Bluegrass, Country

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Junk Yard Band is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.

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The Evens is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
The Evens Punk rock, Indie rock, Post-hardcore

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The Wolves is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
The Wolves Power pop

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Native Deen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Native Deen Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues

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Richard Smallwood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Richard Smallwood Gospel music

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Jawbox is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Jawbox Rock music, Emo, Skate punk

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The Clovers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
The Clovers Rhythm and blues

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Deep Dish is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Deep Dish Rock music, Electronic music, House music

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Unrest is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Unrest Indie rock

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Darkest Hour is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Darkest Hour Melodic death metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Pussy Galore is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Pussy Galore Noise rock, Trash rock, Punk blues

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Michael Manring is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Michael Manring World music, Jazz

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Girls Against Boys is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Washington, D.C.
Girls Against Boys Indie rock, Post-hardcore