Welcome to Locally Grown

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Locally Grown Logo 5Using his all natural garden or “The Yarden”, as a studio backdrop  DC Photographer Chip Py invites Washington DC’s best musicians over to to perform and records each show to share via YouTube.Screen Shot 2018-06-02 at 8.36.48 PM


To date he has produced 34 shows over four seasons featuring 85 DC area musicians.  If you are interested in performing in The Yarden contact Chip Py via Facebook.


Enjoy some of the shows.

Season One:

Tom Clifford,  Wendy Rai, Pebble to Pearl , Elijah Balbed and Mark Meadows, Snakehead Run , Scooby and “O”, Claudia “Kool Keys” Rogers, Esther Haynes and Hokum Jazz, Genny Jam, Marcus Young

Season Two

Funk Up the Grass, Skyline Hotel, Annette Wasilik and John Previti, Mark Noone,Cristian Perez, The Darkest Timeline, Dylan Gavin, ilyAimy , Ty Bradock and the Loyal Inmates with Mz LayDee

Season Three

Crys Matthews, Wicked Sycamore, Brian Farrow, Mansutus Jones AKA Beatnik Flies, Sol Roots, Emma G, The Conrads

Season Four

CecilyLen JaffeDante PopeCol Josh and The Honkey Tonk Heros, Experience Band and ShowAra Casey and Juliette Bell, Dom Flemons

Locally Grown is featured on News Plus with Mark Segraves

Locally Grown’s Funk Up The Grass is featured in The Washington City Paper

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Welcome To Locally Grown

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On Locally Grown DC Music Photographer Chip Py invites local musicians over each week to grill and groove in his garden. The Yarden

We just wrapped up the Third Season and to date we have produced 26 episodes featuring 71 musicians in The Yarden

Season One                                 Season Two                           Season Three

Tom Clifford                             Funk Up the Grass               Crys Matthews

Wendy Rai                                 Skyline Hotel                        The Outskirts

Pebble to Pearl                          Annete Wasilik                     Brian Farrow

Elijah Balbed                             Mark Noone                          Mansutus Jones

Snakehead Run                        Cristian Perez                       Sol Roots

Frank Serius                            Darkest Timeline                 Emma G

Claudia Rogers                        Dylan Gavin                         The Conrads

Esther Haynes                        ilyAimy

Genny Jam

Marcus Young

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Locally Grown’s “Funk Up the Grass” project is featured in The Washington City Paper

Locally Grown’s “Funk Up the Grass”  project is featured in The Washington City  Paper.



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Family Photos and Portraits by Chip Py

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Custom Studio Portraiture, Head shots and Maternity shoots are available too

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