Ian MacKaye and Roger Gastman in Conversation

Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m.

Free; Pre-registration encouraged

Ian MacKaye—D.C. native, musician, producer, and co-founder of Dischord Records—became an important voice in the development and influence of D.C. hardcore music in the 1980s. A member of bands such as Minor Threat, Teen Idles, Embrace, Fugazi, and the Evens, MacKaye continues to make music. For over three decades, he has remained a strong advocate for maintaining an independent identity in the music business. MacKaye sits down with Pump Me Up curator Roger Gastman to discuss growing up in the capital, the culture and energy of the city in the 1980s, and the legacy of D.C.’s punk rock music scene.

This program is currently full. An on-site waitlist will open at the entrance to the auditorium at 6:30 on Tuesday, March 5.

Tune in! The event will be streaming live. 

Photo credit: Amy Farina

Corcoran Gallery and College of Art + Design
500 Seventeenth Street NW Washington, DC 20006
Gallery:  (202) 639-1700
College: (202) 639-1800