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Flipping Burger Beats Into a Battle of the Congressional Bands

Shake Shack — still coming off its price-doubling IPO high, no doubt — is looking to spread some love by giving local bands a shot at nationwide exposure via its “Burger Beats” contest.  

The aspiring musicians who make the final cut stand to have their signature sound spotlighted on Shake Shack’s constantly evolving Spotify playlist.  

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According to the fast-food giant's Facebook page , the only real restriction is that any would-be performers must be located within the burger baron’s gradually expanding orbit, a community that currently includes: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Connecticut, Florida, Las Vegas, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and, you guessed it, Washington, D.C.  

Which means congressional crooners are in play. So, if you’re down with the pop-y vibe Canadian indie rockers Alvvays tend to put out there,