Line-Up

 

The Menzingers, I Am The Avalanche, Kevin Devine,
Vinnie Caruana, The Front Bottoms, Now, Now, Koji, Diamond Youth,
Coasta, Laura Stevenson & The Cans, Markets & Dwellers,
The Soviet, Brick + Mortar

Your Hosts
Josh Madden + The Gunz Show

Circa Survive are one of those rare groups who have been able to please both critics and fans alike with every release they put out. Combining alternative and progressive rock seamlessly, the power and range of Anthony Green’s voice combined with their interesting and smooth instrumentals makes them stand apart from bands in the scene today. Their most recent effort Violent Waves was released independently but reached #15 on the charts, marking a victory for independent artists everywhere.

Official Site: http://circasurvive.com

Minus The Bear are a five-piece indie rock band from Seattle who have a decade of tours and festivals and a hearty handful of releases to their name. After an extended spell in the studio during 2012, the band released their most vivid album to date, Infinity Overhead on Dangerbird Records, and have an active 2013 planned including an extensive co-headlining tour with Circa Survive.

Official Site: http://minusthebear.com

The Menzingersare an indie punk band that formed from several local bands in Scranton, Pennsylvania. With heartfelt, honest lyrics and melodic, driven guitars, their Epitaph Records debut On the Impossible Past has been hailed by the current punk scene as one of the best albums of 2012.

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/themenzingers

I Am The Avalanche are a punk inspired post-hardcore band from Brooklyn, New York. Their self-titled debut release on Drive-Thru Records in 2005 sparked a cult following for the band. After building a dedicated fan base, IATA decided to stick to their DIY roots and self-manage. Six years after their debut record, they released AVALANCHE UNITED, gaining them exponential respect from the punk rock community.

Official Site: http://avalancheunited.com

Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Kevin Devine has more than made a name for himself in the alternative scene. His lyrics are introspective and political, reminiscent of Bob Dylan and Elliott Smith; you can feel the emotion in his voice on each of his songs. He has grown a large, dedicated fanbase by touring with the likes of Brand New, Thrice, Say Anything, and Manchester Orchestra, and just released a second record with Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra for their side project Bad Books.

Official Site: http://www.kevindevine.net

Vinnie Caruana has seen a lot. Frontman for I Am The Avalanche and seminal post hardcore band The Movielife, Caruana has been able to tour the world and release music in various outlets for the past sixteen years. After years of playing solo shows on the side for a while, he just released his debut solo EP City By The Sea, featuring six songs full of personal lyrics and lush layers sure to please old fans and newcomers alike.

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/vinniecaruanamusic

The Front Bottoms consists of two band childhood cohorts who wrap up some of the most ensnaring aspects of indie, acoustic, and punk music into their infectious tracks. The duo specializes in witty lyrics and just-dissonant-enough instrumentals, as their latest self-titled album perfectly demonstrates.

Official Site: http://www.thefrontbottoms.com

Now, Now are an indie rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota supporting their second full length Threads on Chris Walla of Death Cab For Cutie’s Trans- Records. The mid-western trio mingles modern indie and ambient rock in a unique, spacey sound that has gained them a loyal fanbase over the years.

Official Site: http://nownowband.com

Koji is an American independent singer/songwriter and activist from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Using art, media, and music, he strives to promote positive change and peace in order to build community. His latest release is Never Come Undone, a split with La Dispute. He is expected is release a new record in 2013.

Official Site: http://kojisaysaloha.com

Diamond Youth are an alternative rock quartet hailing from Baltimore, Chicago, and Richmond, relying on programs like iChat and GarageBand to record from across the country. Now signed to Topshelf Records, this hard-working D.I.Y. band continues to bring their unique, dreamy take on the nostalgic sound of 90’s alternative rock on their latest EP, Orange.

Official Site: http://www.dmndyouth.com

Coasta is an alternative-rock trio from Long Island, New York formed by Jamey Lacey (does that last name sound familiar?), Chris Lorenz, and Steve Kupillas. The band released their debut EP Sunzal in May of 2012, capturing the attention of many. The EP is indie music at its finest infused with danceable grooves and melodic vocals and has fans eager for the band to release more music.

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/coastaband

Laura Stevenson And The Cans are a perfect mix of indie-rock and pop music. The peaceful, smooth voice of the quintet is lead by Stevenson, a Long Island native. The multitalented singer and guitarist will release her third full-length album titled, Wheel, on April 23rd via Don Giovanni Records.

Official Site: http://www.laurastevenson.net

Markets and Dwellers are a diverse quartet representing the indie rock scenes in Pennsylvania and Delaware. The band has shared the stage with bands like Seahaven, Major League, With The Punches, and Tigers Jaw, and are bringing their must-see live performance to Meltdown 2013, showing off their unique style and undying energy.

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/MarketsandDwellers

Hailing from rural New Jersey, The Soviet are taking the music scene by storm with their one-of-a-kind alternative rock sound developed by a range of influences. After playing shows with the likes of Anberlin, twenty | one | pilots, and Andrew McMahon, the band are heading back to the studio this winter to record new material to be released this spring.

Facebook Page: http://www.vhentu.com/theSoviet

Brick + Mortar are an electronic indie rock duo hailing from New Jersey. With only a bass and a drum kit, their distinctive brand of earthy melodic rock is dominating audiences at first listen.

Official Site: http://brmr.net

Buy Tickets

Ticket Information

Pre-sale tickets have sold out. General Admission tickets are $27 and available at ido.bi/meltdown.

VIP Tickets

VIP tickets are still available for $50. VIP tickets have sold out.

  • 1 General Admission Ticket
  • 1 VIP Festival Laminate
  • Early Access/Skip The Line Pass
  • idobi Meltdown Official T-Shirt
  • Meet & Greet with all idobi Meltdown National Artists
  • Access to VIP lounge with complimentary snacks and drinks

Hotel Room Package

http://ido.bi/sheraton

Coming from out of town? We’ve teamed up with Sheraton for a special room rate.

  • $129 per night

  • Traditional non-smoking room
  • High Speed Internet for a fee
  • City View

GTD/Deposit policy :

Please note that any change in your reservation may change the rate and/or require payment of cancellation fees. For reservations guaranteed with a form of payment at time of booking, rooms are held until hotel check-out time the day following arrival. For reservations not guaranteed with a form of payment at time of booking, rooms are held until set cancellation time per the rules of the reservation. In the event more guests arrive than can be accommodated due to hotel overbooking or an unforeseen circumstance, and hotel is unable to hold rooms consistent with this room hold policy, hotel will attempt to accommodate guests, at its expense, at a comparable hotel in the area for the oversold night(s), and will pay for transportation to that hotel.

Cancellation policy

If you cancel between 13-Feb-2013 and 6:00 PM hotel time on 09-Mar-2013, there will be no forfeiture amount. If you cancel after 6:00 PM hotel time on 09-Mar-2013, the forfeiture amount will be a 1 night stay.

 

About

idobi Radio (idobi.com) is a modern rock internet radio station providing a curated music experience focused on new music and artists. The station’s original programs include Man of the Hour, First Person w/ Josh MaddenThe Gunz Show, EJC Show, Rock The Walls, and The Retrospect. idobi Radio reaches a worldwide audience of over 2.5 million listeners every month.

Location

Directions

  • Metro/Subway

    Exit the Metro head east on Colesville Road towards McDonalds. Continue on Colesville Road for three blocks. The Fillmore Silver Spring is on the left.

  • From downtown DC

    Proceed North on 16th street towards Maryland. Merge right onto Alaska Avenue immediately after Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Turn left onto Georgia Avenue (MD-97 N). Proceed North on Georgia Avenue for approximately 1.3 miles. Turn right on Colesville Road. The Fillmore Silver Spring is on the left.

  • From the beltway (I-495)

    Take Georgia Avenue (MD-97 S) exit (Exit 31B S) towards Silver Spring. Proceed South on Georgia Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn left on Cameron Street. Turn right on Fenton Street. Turn right on Colesville Road. The Fillmore Silver Spring is on the right.

For more detailed instructions, click on directions on the map and enter your starting point.

 

Hotel Room Package

http://ido.bi/sheraton

Coming from out of town? We’ve teamed up with Sheraton for a special room rate.

  • $129 per night

  • Traditional non-smoking room
  • High Speed Internet for a fee
  • City View

GTD/Deposit policy :

Please note that any change in your reservation may change the rate and/or require payment of cancellation fees. For reservations guaranteed with a form of payment at time of booking, rooms are held until hotel check-out time the day following arrival. For reservations not guaranteed with a form of payment at time of booking, rooms are held until set cancellation time per the rules of the reservation. In the event more guests arrive than can be accommodated due to hotel overbooking or an unforeseen circumstance, and hotel is unable to hold rooms consistent with this room hold policy, hotel will attempt to accommodate guests, at its expense, at a comparable hotel in the area for the oversold night(s), and will pay for transportation to that hotel.

Cancellation policy

If you cancel between 13-Feb-2013 and 6:00 PM hotel time on 09-Mar-2013, there will be no forfeiture amount. If you cancel after 6:00 PM hotel time on 09-Mar-2013, the forfeiture amount will be a 1 night stay.

 

FAQs

  • What are the set times?


    10:30am Doors

    11:00am Brick + Mortar

    11:35am The Soviet

    12:10pm Markets and Dwellers

    12:45pm Laura Stevenson and The Cans

    1:25pm Coasta

    2:05pm Diamond Youth

    2:45pm Koji

    3:25pm Now, Now

    4:10pm The Front Bottoms

    4:55pm Vinnie Caruana

    5:40pm Kevin Devine

    6:35pm The Menzingers

    7:30pm I Am The Avalanche

    8:30pm Minus The Bear

    10:00pm Circa Survive

  • Will [band] be playing?

    Check the line-up page for bands confirmed for idobi Meltdown 2013.

  • When Can I Buy Tickets?

    General Admission and VIP tickets will be available January 18 at 11am. You can purchase tickets at ido.bi/meltdown

  • Are Pre-sale tickets still available?

    Pre-sale tickets have sold out.

  • Do I have to be 18 to get in?

    No. This is an all-ages show.

  • Can I get there by public transportation?

    Yes, The Fillmore Silver Spring is 2 1/2 blocks away from the Silver Spring Metro station.

  • Where can I get a hotel room?

    idobi Meltdown recommends the Sheraton Silver Spring. It’s two blocks from the venue. Group rates available at ido.bi/sheraton

  • How can I sponsor this event?

    Please contact [email protected] to find how you can sponsor the event.

  • Is re-entry allowed?

    Yes, re-entry is allowed.

  • Will gunz be drunk?

    obviously

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