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It’s All About the 80’s Music

Music plays a huge part of our lives - most everyone has a personal soundtrack for important events, periods of life, or emotions we experience. Those of us who came of age in the 80’s - and there are ... Read More »

January 27, 2019 0


The Band Played On

101 the 80's kicked-off 2019 rocking out to New Jersey's  own The Smithereens featuring Robin Wilson to a capacity crowd  last night at the State Theater in Falls Church, Va. Wilson, lead singer of the Gin Blossoms, filled in ... Read More »

January 19, 2019 0


2018: Another Rockin Year on 101 the 80’s!

Wow! 101 the 80’s had a spectacular year topping it off with soaking up the sun and fun at 80’s in the Sand in the Dominican  Republic this November. We had terrific time listing to our favorite 80’s bands ... Read More »

December 01, 2018 0


The 80’s All Year Long!

Summer is over, but the music never stops! We continue to enjoy great '80's music playing live here in the DC area, but soon we will be on the road and we're going international! Who's joining us in the ... Read More »

October 24, 2018 0


Summer of 80’s music

As Summer is right around the corner, 80's concerts are at the forefront of music around the country. For starters, 80's rock icons Def Leopard and Journey have kicked off their massive tour taking them well into the ... Read More »

June 16, 2018 0


I Won’t Back Down

Despite the weather challenges in the DC metro area, 101 the 80’s experienced a terrific Saturday night of music from Southern Accents: A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at the State Theater in Falls Church, Va. The ... Read More »

February 18, 2018 0


It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me

Another great Saturday night for 101 the 80s as we ventured out to the State Theater in Falls Church, Va. To hear, “The Stranger: A Tribute to Billy Joel featuring Mike Santoro.” Prior to the show, 101 the 80s ... Read More »

February 04, 2018 0


The Journey Never Ends

Another great Saturday night for 101 the 80s. We went to the Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg, VA to attend a high-energy show by the excellent Journey tribute band Trial by Fire. The North Carolina-based band played to a ... Read More »

January 14, 2018 0


Farewell to Girlfriend in a Coma

101 the 80’s attended one of two final shows of the Smiths/Morrissey tribute band Girlfriend in a Coma last night at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Va. What a great show! Many fans braved sub-arctic temperatures to see ... Read More »

January 06, 2018 0


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Latest Events

The Ultimate 80s Prom with The New Romance

February 16, 2019 9:00 pm Rock and Roll Hotel 1353 H Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

The Reagan Years

February 23, 2019 9:00 pm Union Jacks 9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Cryfest: The CURE vs the SMITHS

February 23, 2019 9:30 pm Black Cat 1811 14th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20009

That Big 80s Party with DJ Marco

February 23, 2019 10:00 pm Union Stage 740 Water Street SW Washington, DC, 20024

The Legwarmers the Ultimate 80s Experience

March 1, 2019 9:30 pm The State Theatre 220 North Washington St., Falls Church, VA 22046

Right Round

March 2, 2019 9:00 pm Black Cat 1811 14th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20009

The Legwarmers the Ultimate 80s Experience

March 2, 2019 9:30 pm The State Theatre 220 North Washington St., Falls Church, VA 22046

80s Night with the Reagan Years

March 8, 2019 8:00 pm Tally Ho Theater 19 West Market Street Leesburg, VA