Don’t be basic! Stay calm and get your nerd on to welcome the New Year!

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Featuring live music and performance by:

Featuring live music and performance by:
DJ Ayescold, The CooLots, Lethal Bark feat. Tom Toles, Chocolate City Burlesque

Tickets include 2 drink tickets, food, and live entertainment.  Ticket proceeds go to support Capital Area Food Area and DC Youth Slam Team.

Busboys and Poets is throwing the quirkiest new year’s bash in DC – all to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank and DC Youth Slam Team! Fight hunger and help young poets thrive as you welcome the new year with the hottest DJs, live entertainment, games, food, 2 drinks per person with additional drink specials all night – and more.

Come dressed as YOU – and if YOU is nerdy, even better!

#NerdyNYE #NerdsDoNewYears

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