Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Dirty Habit Welcomes Stephen Arnold as November Artist-in-Residence for Live Music Series

Dirty Habit welcomes bassist and composer Stephen Arnold to perform at “Green Room at Hotel Monaco” on November 5, 12, 19, and 26

From our friends at Dirty Habit...

Dirty Habit Welcomes Stephen Arnold as November Artist-in-Residence for Live Music Series, 'Green Room at Hotel Monaco'

Tuesday nights feature acoustic music, global cuisine, and handcrafted cocktails in Penn Quarter

Dirty Habit, in collaboration with Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC welcomes Stephen Arnold, noted composer and one of the DC-area’s most in-demand bassists, for “Green Room at Hotel Monaco” on November 5, 12, 19, and 26. The live music series features outstanding local musicians on Tuesday nights from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Guests can enjoy the show in the hotel’s emerald green living room-style lobby while enjoying bites from Dirty Habit’s Executive Chef Kyoo Eom and cocktails from Beverage Manager Drew Hairston. The series is open to the public and free to attend. Now in its fourth month, the Tuesday evening performances continue to entertain Penn Quarter neighbors, fans heading to the Capital One Arena on game nights, locals looking to catch live music before dinner at Dirty Habit.

Originally from Greenfield, Mass., Arnold is a graduate of George Washington University. In 2018, he was selected to participate in the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. He is known for original compositions that feature a unique blend of folk, rock and jazz, which he performs in his own band, Sea-Change. Fans may know his work from regular performances with groups including the Donvonte’ McCoy Quintet, Alison Crockett, the Samuel Prather Groove Orchestra, the Keith Butler Trio, ¡FIASCO!, the Nik Francis trio, and the New World.

The “Green Room at Hotel Monaco” menu features Dirty Habit favorites such as tuna tataki ($17), American wagyu tartare ($18), and the restaurant’s popular truffle fries ($13.) The bar menu offers a seasonal selection of Dirty Habit’s handcrafted cocktails including the Rice ‘N Roses, DH Old Fashioned, and Negroni ($12-14.)

Dirty Habit is a luxe restaurant and bar in Washington, DC’s Penn Quarter/Theatre District that offers a vivid social scene, a high-end cocktail program and a private urban patio. Situated in the original General Post Office constructed in 1839, Dirty Habit stands in a National Historic Landmark. The global cuisine provided by Executive Chef Kyoo Eom is inspired by eclectic flavors and favorite family recipes. The seasonal menu is complemented by an innovative bar program helmed by Beverage Manager Drew Hairston, featuring house creations crafted with unexpected ingredients, large-format communal cocktails and distinctive serving vessels. Adjacent to the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, Dirty Habit is the choice destination for dinner and drinks before all Capital One Arena events. For more information, please call (202) 449-7095 or visit The restaurant is located at 555 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004; is open seven days a week; and offers private-dining services. Follow Dirty Habit on Facebook and Instagram.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is a landmark boutique hotel destination in the nation’s capital. Occupying an entire block in the heart of the vibrant downtown arts and theater district, the luxurious 184-room Hotel Monaco delights discerning travelers with exemplary service and style with bold, colorful, and modern design against the backdrop of stunning historic architecture with adventure and intrigue just around every corner. Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is located at 700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004. For more information, please visit or call (202) 628-7177. Follow Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC on Facebook and Instagram.