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Over the weekend, West Potomac Park was full of people and music as it hosted the first Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall. Things went pretty smoothly, apart from long lines for beer and food on Saturday; everywhere you went, you saw volunteers running around with garbage bags to keep the park clean.

This is what we saw music-wise:

Day 1
Best Local Representation: Ex Hex [Gallery 1] [Gallery 2]

Band Whose New Songs Sounded Great: U.S. Royalty [Gallery]

Most Consistent Use of Sunglasses Inside a Tent: Empresarios [Gallery]

Best Band Named After a Dog: The Mowgli’s [Gallery]

Most Females Screaming Before the Set, After the Set, and After Every Song: Albert Hammond Jr [Gallery]

Artist That Everyone Arrived In Time to See/Artist Who Got Closest to the Crowd: Wale [Gallery 1] [Gallery 2]

Band Who Could Surpass The Black Keys: The London Souls [Gallery]

Most Valiant Attempt at Becoming This Generation’s Prince: Miguel [Gallery]

Most Realistic Recreation of Bourbon Street in D.C.: Rebirth Brass Band [Gallery]

Best Light Show and Sound, Day 1: War on Drugs [Gallery]

Most Explosions/Artist Whose People Were Stopping Those Taking Photos in Crowd: Drake [Gallery]

Day 2
Best Living Legend/Embodiment of New Orleans: Dr. John [Gallery]

Best Use of Theremin/Most Onstage Hugs: In the Valley Below [Gallery]

Most Excellent Custom Leather Guitar Strap: Hiss Golden Messenger [Gallery]

Band With The Most Soul/Best Horns: The Suffers [Gallery]

Best Chemistry Among Band Members: The Joy Formidable [Gallery]

Best Harmonies/Best Reason to Get One’s Church On: Eagle Rock Gospel Singers [Gallery]

Best Dance Party: Dan Deacon [Gallery]

Most Stop-You-In-Your-Place Moments (And Best Dolly Parton cover): Rhiannon Giddens [Gallery]

Most Depressing Joke About Sunday Afternoon’s Soft Attendance, General Lack of Enthusiasm From Main Stage Crowd: Manchester Orchestra [Gallery]

Best Dancing We’ll Never Be Able to Capture in A Single Photo/Best Beard: TV on the Radio [Gallery]

Best Light Show, Day 2: alt-J [Gallery]

Most Energetic Frontwoman: Chvrches [Gallery 1] [Gallery 2]

Phoning It In Award: The Strokes [Gallery 1] [Gallery 2]

Best Sign in The Crowd Before Wale: Serena Williams Head