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Between its literature (“A festival to celebrate the continuing ascent of New York and DC’s underground music scenes”) and its setting (the All Souls Unitarian Church, a longtime DIY venue), the first concert of the two-city Done & Done Festival may suggest a homegrown indie-rock scene that’s both exportable and aware of its local roots. Whether that’s actually the case is subject to dispute, but the festival’s organizers at least deserve credit for their ambition. Maybe their curatorship, too: Representing D.C. are Ra Ra Rasputin, Last Tide, Loose Lips, Exactly, Laughing Man, and Rosy Likes Red. The best New York band playing, meanwhile, is Byrds of Paradise, whose leader, Kenny Brown, used to be based in the District, and whose handclap-happy hiss-pop doesn’t have much to do with either aformentioned city: At its core, and despite its jangly accoutrements, it’s snotty, bratty punk rock in the West Coast vein.
DONE & DONE FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE 1:30 p.m. TO 11 P.M. AT ALL SOULS UNITARIAN CHURCH, 2835 16TH ST. NW. $12–$20.