Sasha Lord is a booker and promoter with a good ear
and eye working with emerging and legendary bands in the District of Columbia

Photo Credit: Alicia Raft / Makeup Design: Jessica Althaus / Styled and Clothing By: Buffalo Exchange Georgetown, Meeps, Treasury

My main booking venue is Comet Ping Pong in Washington DC. In the past few years I have promoted, partnered, and worked with:

  • Artisphere
  • The John F. Kennedy Center (The New Orleans Bingo! Show + Finding A Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media Festival)
  • The French Embassy
  • Civilian Art Projects
  • Union Market
  • U Street Music Hall
  • Montserrat House
  • Transformer
  • 443 Eye St. Gold Leaf Studios
  • Smash! Records
  • Performed with Prince Rama, playing keys and synthesizer for 2015 North American tour with Dan Deacon, The Wassaic Project Festival, Camp Wavelength on Toronto Island, South Street Seaport 4th of July Festival of Independence, Northside Festival, and McCarren Park
  • Booked DJs and promoted (John Waters) for the Howard Theatre
  • Booked and managed DJ Baby Alcatraz SXSW 2014 Tour
  • Tour-managed Prince Rama 2013 North American Tour and managed Prince Rama art installations: Fame Factory at Artisphere in conjunction with Andy Warhol's Silver Clouds and Cake Basal at Art Basal Miami in conjunction with De Nolet by Ketel One
  • Unofficial SXSW showcases: DC vs. Texas and Renegade Romp (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Educational Internship Programming for Teens at Artisphere (2012, 2013)
  • Pongress International (Newcastle, England and Berlin, Germany) with DJ Kid Congo Powers and artist Ryan Hill
  • DJ Sasha Oh My Lord at Bar Uno (Paris, France) and Club Jagger (Saint Petersburg, Russia) with Revoltade, a band comprised of The Mariinsky Ballet Theatre dancers
  • Filmed while helping run the Little Five Festival for the 2012 VH1 reality TV show trailer Bookers, based on female promoters and bookers in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Extra in Prince Rama's film Never Forever, by Astral Projects
  • Actress in Prince Rama's music video Now is The Time for Emotion
  • Supernumerary actress with the Mariinsky Ballet Company from St. Petersburg, Russia at the Kennedy Center Opera House Stage (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Booked and worked with The Gumbas, a band comprised of professional male ballet dancers of the Mariinsky Ballet Company from St. Petersburg, Russia (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Selected as 1 out of 400 notable people as part of the Smithsonian Zoological Park Conversation Biology Institute for Earth Day 2014 to promote the Endangered Song, a song by Portugal. The Man manufactured to go extinct unless it's reproduced, bringing awareness to the preservation of the Sumatran Tiger
  • Associate Member of The Recording Academy (The Grammys)
  • Contract Promoter for IMP Productions/U St. Music Hall
  • SXSW Official DC Showcase 2015 w/ DC Mayor Office and DC Economic Partnership

Sponsors:

  • Dr. Martens (Georgetown Store)
  • Stanton (A subsidiary company of Gibson)
  • KIND Snacks (DJ Baby Alcatraz 2014 SXSW Tour)

Past shows include:

JD Samson & MEN, The Make Up, The Raincoats, Ty Segall, Prince Rama, The Peals, Chain and the Gang, Mikal Cronin, Shannon and The Clams, Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds, Hunx and his Punx, Hunters, SISU (Dum Dum Girls), Monotonix, The Coathangers, Dan Deacon, Roomrunner, What Cheer? Brigade, Vockah Redu and the Crew, K Holes, Pujol, Rough Francis, White Mystery, The Gumbas (featuring dancers of the Mariinsky Ballet Company), Guerilla Toss, Ex Hex, Zombie Zombie, Heavy Breathing, The Family Crest, Mother Falcon, Deceased, Municipal Waste, Mean Jeans, Mykki Blanco, The Flatmates, The Woggles, Peaking Lights Sound System, D. Watusi, Bleeding Rainbow, Coup Sauvage and the Snips, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Lemuria, Night Beats, The Walkmen, Crystal Antlers, March Fourth Marching Band, Scout Niblett, Soft Metals, We Are Hex, Paint Branch, Deathfix, GIVE, Cosmonauts, Big Dipper, The People's Temple, US Girls, Heavy Cream, Sic Alps, Thieves Like Us, The Babies, The Vivian Girls, Frankie Rose and The Outs, Jaill, Secret Cities, Hume, Eternal Summers, Speedy Ortiz, Grass Widow, Mean Jeans, The Yellow Dogs, The Ketamines, Calvin Johnson, Mika Miko, The Strange Boys, Los Vigilantes, Quilt and Young Magic, Double Dagger, Extra Golden, Alex Minoff, Deleted Scenes, Kid Congo Powers Hour, Title Tracks, Transmissions featuring Bob Boilen and Pat Noecker, Paul Collins Beat, Protect-U, Coasting, Indian Jewelry, Felt Letters, Toxie, Jeff the Brotherhood, The Points, Personal and the Pizzas, Cola Freaks and Priests.

Please Contact Sasha Lord Presents with questions about upcoming events, performance opportunities for musicians, and show booking in D.C.