The Uptown Interview: Marcus Dowling

‘The Uptown Interview’ is a series of candid conversations with some of D.C.’s cultural influencers in an attempt to interpret and preserve the artistic heritage of the city. Marcus Dowling cashed in on his 401k after he was laid off from his real estate job.  This was in 2008, 2009 at a time when the blogosphere was starting to realize its full potential.  Drawing from his experience as Providence College’s editor-in-chief of the school’s newspaper, Dowling chronicled a year’s worth of musical experiences.  Artists picked up on his coverage and have since invited him to shows in the Baltimore, Philadelphia, …

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