home page of the 19th street band, a group from washington dc. if "the 19th street band" could be summed up in a phrase, it would be “old school”. from their folk instruments (upright bass, fiddle, and acoustic guitars), to their approach to music and performance, "the 19th street band" has followed the traditions of the carter family and the kingston trio while also integrating modern elements of americana, country, and rock ‘n roll. "the 19th street band" has built its fan base the old school way, one fan at a time. they play hundreds of shows a year, from backyard bbq’s to honky-tonks to amphitheaters. every time they play, their music and energy connects with a new person in the crowd.