BURST! Into Artisphere
BYT was asked to produce the opening gala for Arlington’s newest urban art center complex Artisphere. The event, featuring giant balloon sculptures, was the subject of an episode of the TLC reality show The Unpoppables. See photos here.
Kennedy Center Happy Hours
BYT hosts an ongoing series of off-site happy hours for specific Kennedy Center productions and shows. Events include themed drink specials, ticket giveaways, and photoshoots. See photos here.
Green Masquerade @ House of Sweden
A masquerade ball planned in conjunction with Embassy of Sweden’s “Living Green” month featuring original commissioned artwork by Kelley Towles. See photos here.
For 5 years now BYT has hosted a sold out New Years Eve event at various venues – featuring DJ talent from Animal Collective and Le Tigre, robots and lasers, our signature round robin local band guilty pleasure cover song showcase, and dozens of other attractions. NYE 2012 was a 2200 person event held at a former Borders bookstore in partnership with FotoWeek DC. See photos here.
BYT Presents: Family Hemerlein @ The Gibson Guitar Showroom
Our intimate monthly variety show featuring rising stars with musical hosts Matthew Hemerlein and comedian Seaton Smith. Consistently sells out and garners rave reviews.
2008 Election Party & 2009 Inauguration Party
Two sold out events celebrating the historic election and inauguration of President Obama. These carnival-esque extravagant mini-festivals featured dozens of performers , DJs, and special attractions.
BYT Presents: W Hotel DC Happenings
W Hotel DC partnered with BYT to create a series of highly curated, open to public afterparties featuring some of today’s most buzzed about music acts, intended to position the hotel at the very cusp of accessible cool in the city. BYT retains full creative/editing power over these and has in the past brought acts such as Peter Bjorn and John, Twin Shadow, Thievery Corporation, CSS amd Pains of Being Pure at Heart for exclusive after-show DJ events at the hotel’s POV lounge.
Film Screenings & movie happy hours
BYT has hosted special movie events at AFI Silver Spring, as well as various sneak preview showings and promotional happy hours at various theaters and venues in DC.
After Dark and Gay After Dark @ Smithsonian Hirshhorn
BYT was the first organization in DC that Hirshhorn asked to help produce their hugely popular After Dark series.
Dark Was the Night Preview Party @ Marvin
BYT and 4AD Record Label partnered up to host the preview party for the “Dark Was the Night” HIV benefit CD.
Beaujolais Event @ 1905 Restaurant
BYT’s annual Beaujolais uncorking event is one of our favorite (and smallest) events of the year, consistently a top pick for the evening in DC print and online publications.
Kelly Towles’ Sneak thief @ Loop Pool in Los Angeles, CA
BYT hosted an art show opening and party for one of DC’s most popular street artists Kelly Towles on his first foray into California.
BYT Cruisin’ on the Odyssey Cruise Ship
BYT + A boat!