World-renowned DJ/Producer/Performers to headline the restaurant industry’s biggest night on July 24th
Washington, DC (June 21, 2022)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) in partnership with Club Glow and Echostage is thrilled to announce the world-renowned electronic music trio, Cash Cash, will headline The 40th Annual RAMMY Awards Gala on Sunday, July 24. The RAMMYS are hosted at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in partnership with Events DC who recently hosted the two-day Project Glow Festival at The Fields at RFK to a crowd of thousands. The black-tie RAMMYS celebration begins with a red-carpet opening reception and awards show, and moves to food and drink tasting experiences, interactive lounges for guests to enjoy, and much more, followed by an epic dance party with help from Club Glow and Cash Cash.
Cash Cash has made music and sold out shows worldwide for over a decade. Currently signed to Big Beat/Atlantic Records, the group consists of brothers Jean Paul Makhlouf and Alex Makhlouf, and life-long friend Samuel Frisch. Together, the three DJ/producer/multi-instrumentalists record, mix, and master all their music. Over the past few years, the trio has seen massive success with a slew of single releases. Their recent accolades include:
- “Finest Hour” (ft. Abir has been RIAA-certified Gold
- “Can We Pretend” 2019 collaboration with P!NK hit Top 10 at AC Radio
- “Call You” (ft. Nasri of MAGIC!) hit #1 on US Dance Radio
- Featured on Billboard’s Dance 100 List for 2019
- Smash single “Take Me Home” (ft. Bebe Rexha) celebrated an RIAA platinum certification
- “All My Love” (ft. Conor Maynard) has amassed over 100 million streams on Spotify alone
- “Matches” featuring ROZES achieved #1 on Dance Radio
- One of their releases “Belong” was featured on Dashboard Confessional’s album “Crooked Shadows”
Other dynamic happenings found at this year’s awards gala include Moët & Chandon bubbles flowing during the red carpet, a tantalizing oyster bar by Congressional Seafood, featured cocktails from partners like renowned DC cocktail bar Silver Lyan, Campari, Jameson, Bacardi and numerous food and drink tasting stations throughout the evening. Commemorate the area’s top talent and honor excellence in long-standing categories that range from individual professional honors to accolades celebrating culinary concepts and creativity.
This marks the ninth year The RAMMYS will be hosted at the Convention Center, as part of a nearly decade-long partnership between RAMW and Events DC. Other major sponsors include Amazon, Uber/Uber Eats, Design Foundry, Open Table, MarginEdge, and more. For more information regarding the awards, tickets, and how to support the program, visit www.therammys.org or email email@example.com. Follow RAMW’s industry blog for regular updates and resources for the region’s restaurant and foodservice community.
Presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), The RAMMY Awards Gala honors the exceptional ability and accomplishments of the hard-working individuals and organizations of the region’s restaurants and foodservice community. Named the #1 Food & Restaurant event by BIZBASH Magazine since 2009, The RAMMYS celebrate one of metropolitan Washington’s greatest assets: Its restaurants.
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is the regional trade association representing restaurants and the foodservice industry in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Established in 1920, RAMW is an advocate, resource, and community for its members. The Association works to promote and sustain the growth and development of the industry while providing its members legislative and regulatory representation, marketing and small business support, programming, and events. RAMW strives to serve its members with professionalism and integrity, and provide them the training, education and support they need to grow a successful business.
Established in 1999, Club Glow has produced more than 150 events per year at Echostage and Soundcheck, as well as festivals Moonrise and Preakness InfieldFest, drawing fans from up and down the Eastern Seaboard. After four consecutive years as the #1 ranked venue in North America, 2021 saw Echostage named as the #1 venue in the world by DJ Mag. In February 2020, Insomniac Events announced the acquisition of electronic music event promotions company Club Glow along with iconic venues Echostage and Soundcheck, both located in the Washington, D.C. area. The deal has paired Club Glow’s Pete Kalamoutsos with Insomniac Events’ Pasquale Rotella, expanding Insomniac’s venue and events portfolio on the East Coast. Project GLOW is the first major development in the roster of new events and plans the two have together.
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the Nation’s Capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in direct economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory, and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at www.RFKFields.com. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and Entertainment & Sports Arena all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com and find us on social media – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (Events DC), and Twitter (@TheEventsDC) — and on our new hub for live and on-demand event programming on GATHER by Events DC at www.gatherbyeventsdc.com.