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You've reached the homepage of Eastern Standard Time, Washington DC's messengers of the Caribbean Beat sound. Eastern Standard Time brings together top musicians from the Jazz, Soul, and Caribbean music scenes of the nation's capital. Merging rhythms from the islands with melodies from Birdland, their sound is like no other.


Friday February 20, 2015 - EST at Tropicalia

2001 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
8:00 - 11:00 pm

July 25, 2015 - The Virginia Ska Festival

Blue and Grey Brewery and Brew Pub
3300 Dill Smith Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Doors open at 5:00pm
Including The Pietasters, The Slackers, Spring Heeled Jack (USA), Sammy Kay and The Fast Four, Chris Murray, Dan Potthast, The Snails, Murphy's Kids, Eastern Standard Time, and more great bands coming soon.

EST returns to Europe in June 2015! Stay tuned for details.

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EST's song "Eye of the Storm" appears on "Tempus Fugit" & "Arrivals and Departures" (available on itunes)