Beth Smith Memorial Commission

In summer of 2023, DC’s Different Drummers tragically lost one of our most passionate and dedicated members, Beth Smith. Joining DCDD in 2004, Beth played the euphonium in the Symphonic Band and the trumpet in the Marching Band. Over the years, she served as the...

Volunteers Needed for 2023 Events

Becoming a volunteer with DCDD is a great way to get involved, make friends, become part of our family, and make a difference. DCDD embraces both performing and non-performing members alike. If you feel you are not a performer, cannot make the time commitment needed...

Marching Band performs @ 17th Street High Heel Race

DC’s Different Drummers will be parading up 17th street before the High Heel Race. The High Heel Race is one of DCs most unique events.The Tuesday before Halloween, thousands of spectators pack the Dupont Circle Neighborhood to watch hundreds of costumed drag...

Jazz Band Director Search

DCDD is looking for a new Jazz Band Director!  Interested or know someone who might fit the role? Read all about the details in the press release below:   Jazz Band Director search and position information Search Announcement and Organization Information D.C.’s...

Dinner with some Live Jazz!

You can see DC’s Different Drummers Jazz Band live while enjoying a great meal at New Deal Cafe on April 24th at 6:00 pm. New Deal Cafe was rated as City Paper’s Best Place to Experience Local Music. Reservations are highly recommended by calling New Deal...

Marching Band Open House

Marching Band Open House Interested in participating in DC’s Different Drummers Marching band? Stop by and see what it is all about. If you have an instrument stop by and play along. Don’t have an instrument? No worries, we do have some instruments...