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Archive: 2015


Thursday, 1 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Feedel Band - Bossa
• the Grandsons - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Wale and Doja Cat - Fillmore Silver Spring


Friday, 2 January 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series: Justin Trawick, Karen Jonas, Paul Pfau, David Kitchen, Jasmine Gillison, Lena Seikaly, Jahnel Slowikowski, Jim Shirey, Claire Flynt - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• AG/LG with comedy from Sean Joyce, Jheisson Nunez, Chelsea Shorte - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
• the Age of Heroes, Leo Svirsky, Naxalite, Stephen Palke, and Kodra - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Angel Du$t, Big Mouth, Old Lines, and WarXGames - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Angerfist - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Aziza Miller (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Badfish (Sublime tribute), Ballyhoo!, and Bumpin' Uglies - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Cane, Fito Corleone, Awthentik, and Jake Sinatra - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Car Seat Headrest, Aphids, Makeshift Shelters, and Otis Infrastructure - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Chante Moore - Howard Theatre
• Dark Star Orchestra: Continuing the Grateful Dead Experience - 9:30 Club
• Dub City Renegades (CD Release Show), Higher Hands, and Higher Education - Gypsy Sally's
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, A MARC Train Home, and Poppy Patica - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• In Gratitude (Earth Wind & Fire tribute) and Motown & More (Tribute to Motown & Soul Legends) - Birchmere
• Jamison and Double O Soul with Cris Jacobs - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Lavell Crawford, Corey Holcomb, and Adele Givens - DAR Constitution Hall (DC Laugh-a-thon)
• Letitia Van Sant, Haint Blue, Laney Jones, and Tiny Timbers - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Pages & Poets, Pitches Be Crazy, the Girls Upstairs, and Joe Pollock - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Rik Emmett - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rubix Kube - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• Saddle of Centaur, the Degenerettes, Rot Work, and Sweepstakes - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Scott Kurt - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Sharp Lads, the Mostly Dead, and Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Velvet Lounge
• Sharptooth, Take Care, IT, Joe Biden, Westfield, and Crash Concept - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Wrestle with Jimmy, Good Time Boys, and Lithium - Jammin' Java
• Wytold - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Saturday, 3 January 2015 [link to this day]

• 76Degrees West Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• BSO: Beethoven's 9th - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dark Star Orchestra: Continuing the Grateful Dead Experience - 9:30 Club
• the Day of the Beast, Sloth Herder, Mascerated, Visceral Violation, and Consumed with Hatred - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• the Duskwhales, Tomato Dodgers, Knuckleberry Finn, and Useless Grant - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Ed Metaphysical, djmeegs, DJ Raha Wala, Mettabbana, Beatrix, Paul Geddes, and Kareem "Reemz" Johnson - Zeba Bar [3423 14th St NW, WDC] (Souled Out!)
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party with Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, the New Romance - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Gin War, No Good News, Giants At Large, Something More, and Carry the Banner - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Presented by Feed the Scene: Defend Pop Drunk - Caitlin's 21st Birthday Show)
• Hal Ketchum - Birchmere
• Hatfield McCoy and Justin Hoben (of the Deadmen) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Hills & Rivers, the Highland Hill Boys, Matthew Mule McKinley, and the Baltimore String Felons - Baltimore Free Farm [3510 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD] (Free Farm Folk Night)
• Human Country Jukebox - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• In Dying Arms, Artifacts, and Vermord, Silent on Fifth Street, Pain, GI9, Enemy Within - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jeff Severson, Margot MacDonald, Westmain, Ben Mason with Jim Mason, and the Patty Reese Band - Gypsy Sally's (A Benefit for Charlie Lemmer)
• the Knocks (DJ Set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Michael Clem Trio and Jason Burke - Jammin' Java
• My Vanity Project and No Response - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java's Local Scene Matinee - 2 PM)
• Picture Perfect, Burn the Ballroom, 3 PM, Along the Way, Kept at Bay, and Awake at Last - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Pop Punk Takeover)
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ted Vigil / Swearingen & Kelli perform the music of John Denver / Simon & Garfunkel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Thera Roya, Caustic Casanova, and Foehammer - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA]
• the Tim Whalen Septet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
Violent Outburst (ex-Wasted Time/Socialcide), Pure Disgust, Semper Eadem, and Stand Off - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show) CANCELLED
• Yahzarah - Purple Reign: A Tribute Show - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 4 January 2015 [link to this day]

• California X, the Rememberables, Aloners, and Big Hush - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]
• Echo Hey Hello, Fun Never Starts, NasaSquad, and Chia - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• A Film in Color and Your Persona - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Fred Eaglesmiththe Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show with Tif Ginn - Jammin' Java
• Glue, Pure Disgust, the Emmies (members of Quitter), and Birth Defects - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Iris Bell, Justin Trawick, and Dave Farah - IOTA Club & Café
• mae, Terrible Things, Windsor Drive, The Ruin City, and Mike Mains & the Branches - Baltimore SoundStage
• Maggie Sansone & Robin Bullock with special guests Seth Kibel, Andrea Hoag, Matthew Bell plus the Irish Step Dancers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (16th Annual Maggie's Music New Year Concert)
• Mark Russell - Birchmere
• Miss Massive Snowflake - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Monsters of the Antipodes, Time Columns, Hotel Neon, and A Worthless Homestead - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the NSO Young Soloists Competition Finalists - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paige Allbritton, Matthew Teardrop, Hannah Racecar, and TV John & the Legendary Band - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Phurnne, Drone Accordian/Gtr Group, and Patrick Cain/Nate Scheible Duo - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• Picture Perfect, Burn the Ballroom, 3 PM, Westfield, and Soup of the Day - Angels Rockbar [10 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Tijuana Panthers, the Garden, and Skull Theft - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Two Inch Astronaut, Butcher Boy, and Wing Dam - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]


Monday, 5 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Dark Tranquillity, Insomnium, Aurelian, Oberris, Within Our Gates, and Tortile - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Funk Ark (presented by Listen Local First) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Geoff Gallante (trumpet/fluglehorn) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Little Bit A Blues - Warner Williams & Jay Summerour with Eric Selby - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Malportado Kids, DCIC, Gauche, and DJ Kristy La Rat - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Polyphony, Page of Concrete, the Obsessives, and An Invitation - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Sean Eldon & the Couple-Too-Tree and Man Illuminated - Galaxy Hut
• Tijuana Panthers, the Garden, and Sneaks - DC9


Tuesday, 6 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bent Denim and Andrew Aylward & the Golden Triangle - DC9
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
History Repeated, Delarcos, and Plurals - Black Cat (Backstage) POSTPONED to 1/13/15 DUE TO POWER OUTAGE AT THE BLACK CAT
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: ZeroShift, Cinema Hearts, WASH, I'm an Island - Jammin' Java
the Last Year - Black Cat (Backstage) CANCELLED
• Occultist, Krang, Corpse Light, the Munsens, and Rhin - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Penguin Gentry - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Sister Helen - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• UltraFaux - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 7 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Duarte - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• David Klinger, We Can All Be Sorry, and Really Big Pinecone (members of Celestial Shore) - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• the End of America and Hearts & Spades - Black Cat (Backstage)
• ICP Orchestra (Instant Composers Pool) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: Frank & Lilly, Catscan!, Atoka Chase, Active Bird Community, SiNN - Jammin' Java
• Johnny Britt - "Marvin Meets Miles" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Puerto Candelaria - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Thursday, 8 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Breckenwood - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Cannonball Cole, the Stick Mob, and the Powerful House Ways & Means Committee - Velvet Lounge
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Cryptics, Red Tape, and Crystal Methodist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dobet Gnahoré - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Insect Factory, I.G.M., and Jimmy Kreutzer/Tony Risotto - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: the Black Tie Project, Joseph Keith & the Comeback Kings, Alex Guthrie Music, Lindsey Buckingham Palace - Jammin' Java
• Jeff Carey (USA tour kickoff), Barnyard Sharks, the Ward, Fevers, Pulsewidthmod, and DJ Justin Getka - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band - Birchmere
• Juels Bland, Evan & Ross, and Zach Parkman - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Karen Collins & the Backroads Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Lazyeyes and Soft Peaks - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Marcus D. Wiley & Sean Sarvis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Memories of the King (Elvis tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Mother Falcon and the Kids - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Palisades, For All I Am, Youth In Revolt, Aspire, and Values & Virtues - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Putrisect, Prisoner, Old Lines, and Blood Rust - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Rachel Feinstein (presented by Comedy at the Kennedy Center) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Scott Miller and Doug Seegers - Gypsy Sally's
• Sonafrique feat. Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang with DJ Dutty Bookman - Bossa
• Speed Trials, Nashoba, Dissonance, and Knuckleberry Finn - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• These Quiet Colours - DC9
• Timur & the Dime Museum - IOTA Club & Café
• Willie Watson and Elle King - the Hamilton


Friday, 9 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group and Kamel Zennia Band - Bossa
• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cartoon Weapons, Shirt/Pants, Dissonance, and I Against Eye - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Cecily - Takoma Station Tavern [6914 4th St NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Daycare Swindlers, Copstabber, Divided Heaven, and the Mostly Dead - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Devil Makes Three and Joe Pug - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Eskimeaux, Adult Mom, Foozle, and Witch Coast - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Jeff Daniels with the Ben Daniels Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Jerry Lewis - Lincoln Theatre
• JJ Damage & the Bandits - Rosies & Rockers [2001 13th St NW, WDC] (Elvis Tribute Party & Show)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Kats featuring John Kadlecik of Further & formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, and Cris Jacobs (of The Bridge) - Howard Theatre
• Kai: DJ Abdu Ali, Malportado Kids, Bemi Osa, DJ Robin Gold - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Kap Slap, Breathe Carolina, and Jai Wolf - 9:30 Club
• Kingsley Flood, Fellow Creatures, and Humble Fire - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Litz, Carl Reef, and Nicky C & the RSB - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Louis Weeks - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Metalachi and Booze Riot - Black Cat (Mainstage)
Mic Check Showcase - Empire (formerly Jaxx) CANCELLED
• Mipso and Look Homeward - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat featuring the New Orleans Suspects - the Hamilton
• Rachel Levitin, Andres Gallego, Michael Mattice, and Emily Henry - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roosevelt Dime - Gypsy Sally's
• Sligo Creek Stompers and Lulu's Fate - Carroll Café at Seekers Church [276 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Soule Monde - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Spectrum - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Stephen & the Hawkings, Im Ty, and Kitty Templeton - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Feed DC Benefit Concert)
• the Steve Scott Project - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Swim Grandma, Weather Dreams, and Lushfarm - Velvet Lounge
• the Tone Rangers, the Chromatics, and Venus d Minor - Jammin' Java
• Turtle Recall - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Walkers Run - IOTA Club & Café
• Watain, Mayhem, and Revenge - Baltimore SoundStage
• Widows Watch (LP release party), Dead Mechanical, Ryan Shelkett & the Outfit, Blackwolf Beach, and Whiff - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Ying Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 10 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Amber Sands, Soundial, the Stonewall Vessels, Marzy Maddox, and Naked - 123 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD
• Auto Da Fe, Yugennui, Polaris, and Textbook Fascist - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s Tribute) - State Theatre
• Blue Label - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Blueheart Revival - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Cappadonna, Beer N Black, Urban Shocker, and Far Exp - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cool People (mem. Dudes), Suzie (mem. Night Moves), and Bueno - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• the Cornell University Glee Club (150th anniversary tour) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Dave Ballou's LEAP, Jaimie Branch, Mindbreath Trio, and A Native's Sun film premiere with performances by DJ Native Sun and more - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (The Preparation Night 1)
• Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM - Rescheduled from 1/24/15)
• the Electric Grandmother, ShowPony, and Oceans of Europa - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
Flight of the Valkyries 6 Metal Festival: A Sound of Thunder, MindMaze, Echoes Never Lie, Sweet Suicide, Sekengard, Spellborne - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Giulia Rozzi - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Handmade Quarterly (presented by DJ Boy/Annapolis Records) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jamie McLean Band (of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Jones Family Slingers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Led Zeppelin 2 (tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris featuring performances by Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Shawn Colvin, Sara Watkins, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda williams, Trampled By Turtles, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Shovels & Rope, Joan Baez, and Milk Carton Kids - DAR Constitution Hall
• LoudBoyz (7" release show), Shark Week, and DJ Money Jungle - Comet Ping Pong
• Mimi Loco & the Drama Queens - Hard Rock Café [999 E St NW, WDC]
• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Surprise Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat featuring the New Orleans Suspects - the Hamilton
• Penn Masala (Hindi a cappella) - Georgetown University - Gaston Hall [3700 O St NW, WDC]
• the Pietasters, Black Masala, and Askultura - 9:30 Club
• Polyon, Nashoba, Speed Trials, and Static Scene - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• the Project, Sub-Radio Standard, and Lost Philosophers - IOTA Club & Café
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Solomun - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Soup of the Day, the Milestones, Canker Blossom, and Melon Farmers - Velvet Lounge
• SpeakeasyDC's Top Shelf Stories - Lincoln Theatre
• Tom Principato - Gypsy Sally's
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Vi-Kings - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]


Sunday, 11 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Canker Blossom and the Melon Farmers - Velvet Lounge
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Civil Twilight and Knox Hamilton - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• David Cassidy - Birchmere
• Emperor X, Br'er, Trunkweed, and Sitcom - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Eric Brace & Karl Straub - IOTA Club & Café
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: Skypunch, Hold Your Own, Lights Divide, Swell Daze, wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves - Jammin' Java
• Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lenny Robinson + Lafayette Gilchrist + Tarus Mateen, Organix Trio, and Pat Caine + Nate Scheible - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (The Preparation Night 2)
• Lunch Cult, Koala Tea Time, and Jive Rhombus Coalition - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Matthew Teardrop, Teething Veils, and TV John & the Legendary Band - Galaxy Hut
• Mushroomhead, Like Monroe, the Family Ruin, Thira, Red Sky Research, Kysmet, Pain, Neurotic, and Suffer No Guilt - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Patton Oswalt: In Conversation with Dan Kois - 6th & I
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pure Disgust, the Sentenced, Treatment, and Spite - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Sarah Sullivan & the New Old Fashioneds - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Seán Barna - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Upon a Burning Body, Veil of Maya, Volumes, Gideon, and the Last Ten Seconds of Life - Baltimore SoundStage
• Weyes Blood, Nerftoss, Amanda Schmidt, and Fountain of Youth - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton


Monday, 12 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bach & Beer: LeDroit Chamber Players - Carrie Bean Stute (cello) & Alison Lowell (oboe); James Bazen (clarinet) & Peter Fields; Emmanuel Trifilio (bandoneon): Tango Compositions with Devree Lewis (cello) - IOTA Club & Café
• Brian Quijada: Where Did We Sit on the Bus? - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• Ken Vandermark/Nate Wooley Duo and Anthony Pirog Ensemble - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (The Preparation Night 3)
Operators and Pleasure Curses - DC9 Postponed to 2/16/15 due to water main break
• Quarterbacks, Qualms (members of Big Hush, the Bowlcuts), Flashlight O, and Juggy Strong - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• Rival Nova - Galaxy Hut
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Sam Smith - Patriot Center
• Soulcial Hour - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tom Constanten (keyboardist for the Grateful Dead & Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee) - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 13 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Cheri Maree (soul-jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dustbowl Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• Feed God Cabbage and iRon Lion - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• History Repeated, Delarcos, and Plurals - Black Cat (Backstage - rescheduled from 1/6/15)
• Kahulanui - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kahulanui (Hawaii's Kings of Swing) and Lolena Naipo - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Redline Graffiti, Ravi Shavi, Crystal Robots, and Warm Sun - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Republic in the Round - David Potts-Dupre, Uptown Boys Choir (Kevin de Souza), & Juels Bland - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Symphonic Refrain, Duke Walker, and Curtain Club - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 14 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Freeman (of Ween) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Alvin Risk, Kodak to Graph, Strike Stone, and Rucca - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10:30 PM) CANCELLED
• Cage, Ceschi Ramos, Butch Dawson, and Drew Scott - Baltimore SoundStage
• Clones of Clones, Hank & Cupcakes, and Bells & Hunters - Velvet Lounge
• Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Jungle Funk - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kevin Toney (keys) with guest Dominique Toney - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Last Armistice, Technicians, and Castle of Genre - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java's Local Scene)
• Llamadon - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Orchester Prazevica (Balkan Gypsy Jazz) + Turbofolk - Bossa
• Phantom Lanterns, Tomato Dodgers, and Cartoon Weapons - DC9
• Professional Victim, the Sharp Lads, and Canker Blossom - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Psychedelic Furs - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Seether, Papa Roach, Kyng, and Islander - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Toasters, Bumpin' Uglies, the Players Band, and the Evokatones - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Vaselines and Amanda X - Rock & Roll Hotel


Thursday, 15 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Backbeat Underground - IOTA Club & Café
• Bane, Axis, Supreme Commander, and Walk the Plank - DC9
• Conor Brendan & the Wild Hunt and Quincy Mumford & the Reason why - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Flo Anito - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Jon B. and Katt Rockell - Howard Theatre
• Karen Collins & the Backroads Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Lucky So & So's, All the Best Kids, and Tara Tirnity and Far Exp - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Mallett Brothers and Brock Butler (ex-Perpetual Groove) - Gypsy Sally's
• Moist, Pirmovanhalen, Ratboiler, Skull Theft, Special People, Bobby E Lee, and No Way - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Municipal Waste, Torche, Night Birds, War on Women, and Old Lines - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship: Sean Lim (violin), Naenah Jeon (cello), Hannah Conn (clarinet), Nathaniel Silberschlag (horn) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Records Collecting Dust film screening - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Rhett Walker Band - Jammin' Java
• Starkweather, Ilsa, Pharaoh, Castle Freak, and Condemn the Infected - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #1)
• Wild Child, Cheers Elephant, Pearl & the Beard, and James Tillman - 9:30 Club
• Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song Tour - Birchmere


Friday, 16 January 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Boris, Zenbi, and Seba Yuri - U St Music Hall
• Cameo - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Carly Harvey Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Chaka Khan - DAR Constitution Hall
• Cheick Hamala Diabate and Congo Y Castro - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Chester Hawkins, the Plums, Luke Stewart/Sam Loh, and Trio OOO - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Children of the Grave - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• Cowboy Mouth and All Mighty Senators - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Crucial Influence, Any Given Sin, LunchBox Hero, Trust Divided, and Lacrymal Exsanguination - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• DJ ?uestlove and Fort Knox Five DJ Set - Howard Theatre
Donovan Blanc, Go Cozy, Raindeer, and Treatment - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Eddie From Ohio, Pat McGee (solo), and Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden - Birchmere
• Footwerk, Dale & the Zdubs, and Tejas Singh - IOTA Club & Café
• French Admirals, Exit Vehicles, Feral Conservatives, and Oppo - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gil Shaham (violin) - complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Girlfriend In a Coma (Smiths/Morrissey Tribute) and I'm the Man (Joe Jackson tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Got Snow? Music Festival: DirtWolf, Heart For Hire, REACTION, Halftone, Abomination Nation, IRITIS, Hour of Reprisal, On Standby, Burdened Hearts, and more - Baltimore SoundStage
• Haymaker Hamilton Mayhem, Sex Prisoner, False Light, WarXGames, and Ampalling Infection - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #2)
• the Iguanas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Infamous Stringdusters and Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - State Theatre
• John Mulaney - Warner Theatre
• Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Melt Your Face Metal Show: Jackson & Traveller, Vilis, A Dark Descent, Nautilus, Aerist, Fall Together, End Year - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Mercutio, EastWestHwy, and Aside Oceans - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• No BS Brass Band and Backbeat Underground - Gypsy Sally's
• Nomad Dancers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paul & Storm - Jammin' Java
• People's Blues of Richmond, M.H. & His Orchestra, and Toxic Moxie - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Permafrost (CD Release), Occultist, Ilsa, Cladonia Rangiferina, and Torrid Husk - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Possessed by Paul James - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Pressing Strings, Will Duvall, Eileen Graham, and Dan Wolff - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• the Soul Serenaders featuring Billy Price & Tommy Lepson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Swings (album release show), Soda Bomb, Makeshift Shelters, and Colorful Kid - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• T.I. - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• TeamSupreme Tour - Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba, Great Dane, Penthouse Penthouse - 9:30 Club (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Teen Mom, Honey Wild, and Big Hush - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
• Tomato Dodgers, Knuckleberry Finn, Black Rhinoceros, and Throw Me a Rope - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Turtle Recall, Last Sentry, and Freeform Radio - Velvet Lounge


Saturday, 17 January 2015 [link to this day]

Alchemy Acoustic Afternoons - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (12:00 PM Show) CANCELLED
• the Black Cadillacs and Kno Hamilton - Jammin' Java
• Brian Simms (of the Junkyard Saints) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Chelsey Green & the Green Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Corey Smith and the Wind & the Wave - the Hamilton
• Covered With Jam (playing the album Band of Gypsys), Ten Feet Tall, and Fake Occent - Gypsy Sally's
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• DJ Eli Escobar and Spinser Tracy - the Lodge at Red Rocks [1348 H St NE, WDC]
• Eddie From Ohio, Pat McGee (solo), and Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden - Birchmere
• Familiar Faces - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• GI9, Proper Addiction, No Blitz, Nemesis, and Monster Madhouse - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Great Heights Band, Silver Dollar Switchblade, Matt Pless, and Richard Bacchus & the Luckiest Girls - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hemlines, Flamers, and Company Calls - Rock & Roll Hotel
• In Cold Blood, Magrudergrind, Like Rats, Of Feather & Bone, Lifeless, and Iron Price - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #3 - 1 PM Show)
• the Infamous Stringdusters and David Wax Museum - State Theatre
Janus Fest (2-piece fest): Exponentials (reunion), Rukut, Lazo Lee, Heavy Temple, Headwounds, Iron Gavel, Curse, Drone Theory, Putrid Servant, Darsombra, Elagabalus, Tyrant's Hand, Ashen Bone - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Like Changing Seasons, Bust Off (I Against Eye), and the Not-So Poet - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Lisa Fischer - Howard Theatre
• Livingston Taylor - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Max Levine Ensemble, Radiator Hospital, the Rememberables, and Black Sparks - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Net Neutrality Benefit presented by Positive Force DC)
• Melissa Ferrick - IOTA Club & Café
• the Perfectionists, Alex Parez, and Finely Martin - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Redmond, Langosch, & Cooley - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• REV909: Daft Punk / French House tribute and Indie Dance classics with Will Eastman, Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Reverend Horton Heat, Robert Gordon, Dale Watson, and Rosie Flores - Black Cat (Mainstage - Rescheduled from 1/25/15)
• Roadkill Ghost Choir and the Jones - DC9 (Earlh show - 7:30 PM)
• Romp, Atlas At Last, Jack Nicholson, and Night Kitchen - Joe's Record Paradise [8216 Georga Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (Moved from Pyramid Atlantic)
Romp, Atlas At Last, Jack Nicholson, and Night Kitchen - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] MOVED TO JOE'S RECORD PARADISE
• SmithJackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Super Diamond (Neil Diamond tribute) - 9:30 Club
• Ten (Pearl Jam tribute) and RATM2 - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Treble Lifter, Throwdown Syndicate, Hellpie, and Rat Infested - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Weekend Nachos, Full of Hell, Noisem, Homewrecker, and Genocide Pact - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #4)


Sunday, 18 January 2015 [link to this day]

• A$AP Ferg with YG and Mathias - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 11/16/14)
• Brighter the Moon, Hold Your Own, and Reset Rewind - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the D.C. Legendary Musicians Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Funk 4 the Dream with Afrika Bambaataa, Cosmo Baker, Fort Knox Five, All Good Funk Alliance - U St Music Hall
• Gidon Kremer (violin) with Daniil Trifonov (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Karma to Burn, Sierra, and Rhin - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Magnetar Flares, the Transbender, Jumpcuts, and the Jet Age - Velvet Lounge
• Paul Reed Smith Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Peals with Zoe Friedman - "Time is a Milk Bowl" - Studio 1469 [behind 15th & Harvard NW, WDC]
• Rare Essence & Trouble Funk - the Ultimate Reunion - Howard Theatre
• Reaction - the official closing party of MAL Weekend feat. DJ James "DJ Dub" Graham - 9:30 Club
• Sarah Borges and Girls Guns & Glory - IOTA Club & Café
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java
• Signs Point East - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM Matinee - Gorilla Music presents 'The Best of Baltimore')
• Step Afrika - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Monday, 19 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Constraint and Corpse Light - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Kate Vargas - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Let Freedom Ring! with Natalie Cole and the Let Freedom Ring Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• the Music of Aretha Franklin ft. Ada Dyer & the "A" Band - Howard Theatre
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Tig Notaro - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Vocal Workshop Graduation Concert led by Chris Grasso - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 20 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Agre Quintet - 49 West Coffeehouse [49 West Street, Annapolis, MD] (Two sets - 8:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• G-Eazy, Kehlani, Kool John, and Jay Ant - 9:30 Club (Two shows - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Javier Starks - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kate Voegele and Leroy Sanchez - Birchmere
• Kyle Campbell and Zach Parkman - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
The Last Year - Black Cat (Backstage) CANCELLED
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• ShwoPony, Caustic Casanova, Wet Socks, and Curse Words - Velvet Lounge
• the Silverites and the Stents - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Woody Pines, Mink's Miracle Medicine, and Red Light Rodeo - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 21 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Blackwolf Beach, the Combs, Ruby Bluff, and Goldbug - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Four Year Strong, Comeback Kid, Expire Handguns, and Heart To Heart - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• International Music Academy students - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Israel Nash and Dead Professional - DC9
• the Johnny Artis band - tribute to Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, Marvin Gaye, & Otis Redding - Howard Theatre
• Kayo Dot, Genevieve, and Naked - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Kill Frenzy, Ozker, and Brothers Brau - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Kolsch, Wave Age, and Presa - U St Music Hall
• Marilyn Manson and Black Clouds - Fillmore Silver Spring
• OK Go - 9:30 Club (Free Pop-Up Show)
• Spirit Family Reunion and 19th Street Band - the Hamilton
• the Tragically Hip - Lincoln Theatre
• Trio Momo - Bossa
• Valleys in Autumn and Buster Brown & the Get Down - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Yolanda Rabun (soul/smooth jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 22 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Accidents and Yum - IOTA Club & Café
• August Burns Red, Miss May I, Northlane, Erra, and Fit for a King - Baltimore SoundStage
• BSO: An Evening with Jason Alexander - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Children of Pop, Poppypatica, and Chaquis Maliq - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dr. Dog and U.S. Royalty - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Yonatan Gat (ex Monotonix), Paperhaus, and Post Pink - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ethan Spalding, One Way Boobe, Oy Boys, Footwerk, and Aleem Bilal/Updown XO (Eulu - Rock & Roll Hotel
• FouseyTube - Howard Theatre
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Goldfish - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Here's To the Night - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Hodera, Entropy, In Your Memory, and the Graduating Class - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Jennifer Koh (violin): Bach & Beyond Part III - Strathmore (Mansion)
Jim-E Stack - Black Cat (Backstage) POSTPONED
• Lia Ices and Seoul - DC9
• Lisa Doll & the Rock n Roll Romance, Thee Lexington Arrows, and Hairspray Blues - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• LNY-TNZ, kardiak, Anderico, Raw Jazz, Shaft XXL, Strato G, Phayon Vs, DTL Contraversy, and Lickety Splitz - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Passafire, Tatanka, and Dale & the Zdubs - State Theatre
• Punch Brothers and Gaby Moreno - 9:30 Club
• Red Molly - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• River Whyless and Luray - Gypsy Sally's
• SoySauce Sushi Party - Sushi Killer B2B Shawn Wasabi, Jai Wolf - U St Music Hall
• Talladega College Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa


Friday, 23 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alarms & Controls, Laughing Man, Two Inch Astronaut, and Polyon - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Benefit for BlackLivesMatter)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Big Daddy Love - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Black Blizzard, Special People, Lifetime Sh!tlist, Thalobleu, and Ratboiler - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Black Clouds, the Effects, and Wanted Man - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Blue Moon Cowgirls and Neptune's Car - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Bootsy Collins' Rubber Band - Howard Theatre (7:30 PM Early Show)
• Boy Spit, Et Al., Passing Phases, and Nice Breeze - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• BRILLZ - Baltimore SoundStage (Bass Nation 6 Year Anniversary Party)
• Budapest Festival Orchestra: Iván Fischer (music director), Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Anna Lucia Richter (soprano), Barbara Kozelj (mezzo-soprano) - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Canellakis-Brown Duo - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• CCAS Cover Set Show featuring BraceFace (as Descendents), Schroeder (as Blink-182), Wasted Year (as Alkaline Trio), Rooney's Shoe (as Against Me!), Canker Blossom (as the Aquabats!), Imaginary Hockey League (as the Rocky Horror Picture Show) - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (CCAS Benefit Show)
• Chain & the Gang - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Noon)
• City Beats: Femi the DriFish & the Out Of Water eXperience, DDm, Eze Jackson, Disturbed Individuals (D.I.), Kane Mayfield, with DJ Sean J and August Flight Gordon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (A Benefit for Moveable Feast)
• Comedy on the Table: Franqi French, Alyssa A. Cowan, Rachel Dry, Michele Sometimes-Gray, Alli Hanley, Valerie Paschall - Velvet Lounge (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• the Daily Show Writers Standup Tour - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dennis Ferrer, Chris Burns, and Sami Y. - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dirty Bourbon River Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dr. Dog and Spirit Family Reunion - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Post Pink, Olivia Neutron-John, and Gauche - Back Alley Theatre [1365 Kennedy St NW, WDC]
• the Fabulous Dialtones - Jammin' Java
• Gato's Sin Frontera, Afro-Cuban Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hamilton Leithauser and Bully - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Inquiry, the Concussion Theory, Along the Way, Wild Love, and Eyes Like Ours - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Insanity Metal Festival: Endeavor, Years End, Pathway Home, When Cities Sleep, With Lying Eyes, Ritualistic, Seven Days Past - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Junior Brown and Robert Bobby - Birchmere
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good, By & By, and Party Like Its - IOTA Club & Café
• Juvenile & Backyard Band - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 9/26/14 - 11 PM Late Show)
• Los Master Plus and G-Flux - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Miss Tess & the Talkbacks and Bumper Jacksons - Gypsy Sally's
• Payback Club and Throwdown Syndicate - Velvet Lounge
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Skye Steele, Marian McLaughlin, and Sean Barna - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• the Smithereens - State Theatre
• the Steve Scott Project - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Suburbs, Westfield, Bereave, Queensway, Cathedrals, and Haunt - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tomato Dodgers (last show for now), Legs Like Tree Trunks, Trunkweed, Vivre Sa Vie, and Jack Nicholson - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (FarewelL Show for Joe)
• Turquoise Jeep - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Visto - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Wildhoney (Sleep Through It LP release), Wing Dam, Expert Alterations, Big Hush, and Outer Space - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Wings Denied, Tone, Technicians, and Cryptodira - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Saturday, 24 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Anthony Pirog, Jonathan Badger, and Luke Stewart - Velvet Lounge
• Ari Hest - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Averist, Silence the Blind, Adamant, Dysfigure, Zekiah, and Led To Ruins - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Battle Trance, Praxis Cat, and Lost Civilizations experimental music project - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Better Off Dead and Djesben - Gypsy Sally's
• Bliss with Will Eastman, Jackson Ryland, & Cosby - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Cherub, Mystery Skulls, and Forte Bowie - Baltimore SoundStage
Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM) Moved to 1/10/15
• Donna the Buffalo and Driftwood - State Theatre
• Expert Alterations, Wildhoney, Big Hush, and Myrrh Myrrh - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Flow Tribe and Dead 27s - the Hamilton
• Free Range Improv Comedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Greenland, Chief Scout, Concord America, and Hey Rocco - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Hard Stripes, Depths of Reality, Pure Disgust, and Stand Off - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio: Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Jimmie's Chicken Shack - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Rock & Roll Burlesque - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lighting Fires and Clones of Clones - IOTA Club & Café
• the Muddy Crows - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Nick Hakim and Adrianne Lenker - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• NSO Prelude featuring NSO members Alexandra Osborne (violin), Joel Fuller (iolin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), Rachel Young (cello), Kathryn Meany Wilson (English horn, and Adriana Horne (harp) performing chamber work by Beethoven and Bax - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Parquet Courts, Priests, and Horse Lords - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Short Bus Pile Up, Ground, Sliptwig, Cryptodira, Universal Remonster, and Gnarkillian Battlecruiser - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• True Laurels presents Flat Out with ASAAD, Neuport, Abdu Ali, Faded Mob, Exaktly, Cemal & Jane - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the VIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Woodshedders - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Sunday, 25 January 2015 [link to this day]

the DC Record Fair - Penn Social [801 E Street NW, WDC]
• the 31st Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala - Jammin' Java
• Adia Victoria and Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon - DC9
• Author, Harris Face, and Andrew Grossman - Velvet Lounge
• Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, BRNDA, What Moon Things, and the Sea Life - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Ben Howard and Hiss Golden Messenger - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Billy Idol and Broncho - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Daisy Castro - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Downfall of Gaia, Set & Setting, Sannhet, and Barbelith - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Extreme: Pornograffitti Live 25th Anniversary - Baltimore SoundStage
• Food: Iain Ballamy (saxophones / electronics) & Thomas Stronen (drums/percussion/electronics) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Creative Differences)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• Kirtan: Call & Response Chanting - Comet Ping Pong
• Laura Benanti - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Marshall Tucker Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
Reverend Horton Heat, Robert Gordon, Dale Watson, and Rosie Flores - Black Cat (Mainstage) Rescheduled to 1/17/15.
• School of Rock: Led Zeppelin from the Next Generation - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Shondes, Trophy Wife, and Wojcik - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Steel Wheels - the Hamilton


Monday, 26 January 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Winter All Star Jam - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Aaron Hill & the Fruition Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ardamus, Ceschi, Crunk Witch, Shane Hall, and Navi - Velvet Lounge
• Ben Howard and Hiss Golden Messenger - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Downfall of Gaia, Foehammer, and Myopic - DC9
• Duke Ellington School of the Arts: the Mellow Tones, the Dukes of Ellington, and Sophisticated Ladies - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Feel Free (acoustic) - IOTA Club & Café
• Motion City Soundtrack, Vinnie Caruana, and Team Spirit - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 27 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• the Coward Flowers, Cursing Spree, Heavenly Nobodies, Rattlewood, and Jon Carroll - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Daddy Mack - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• George Washington Department of Music Camerata - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• John Reilly & Friends featuring Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau - 6th & I
• Josh Brophy and Allison Shapira - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Julie Slick & Marco Machera with King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto and Tim Motzer - Gypsy Sally's
• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Melanie Martinez - Jammin' Java
• Secret Society - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 28 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Dent, Chase Willett, Steve Siekkinen, and Dan Lipton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jonny Craig, Down With Webster, Jonny Craig, and Kyle Lucas, No Blitz, Over Andover, Mecanum - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Chris Wilson - Jammin' Java
• Giraffage and Spazzkid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Heart Brigade (Heart tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Julie Slick & Marco Machera with King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• K Sean Long - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Kamel Zennia Band - Bossa
• Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, and Authority Zero - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Machine Head - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Rockeboys, the Cowards Choir, and Cannonball Cole - DC9
• Tarus Marteen - WestAfroEast - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Todd Marcus Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Uzuhi, Dead End Lane, Clockbreaker, and the Street Parade - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Zola Jesus, Deradoorian (of Dirty Projectors), Blacksage, and Starlight Natives - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Thursday, 29 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alestorm, Swashbuckle, the Dread Crew of Oddwood, and Sekengard - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the B-52s and Dot Dash - Montgomery College - Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center [51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD]
• Barnstar! and Jimmy & Moondi - the Hamilton
• the Beanstalk Library and Derek Evry - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• Borgore, Ookay, Juauz, and DOTCOM - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Bros Landreth - IOTA Club & Café
• Buffalo Buffalo, Older Notes, and Night Kitchen - Wolf Castle [NOVA DIY Space]
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Crys Matthews, Andrea Nardello, and Kipyn Martin - Jammin' Java
• Escape-ism - DC Public Library, Petworth Branch [4200 Kansas Ave NW, WDC]
• Felix Cavaliere's Rascals - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jonathan Edwards - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Karen Collins & the Backroads Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Ki:Theory and Social Station - DC9
• Live Forro + Samba Night with Cissa Paz & Friends - Bossa
• London Grammar and Until the Ribbon Breaks - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM - postponed from 11/7/14) - sold out
• Mirah - DIY House Show - sold out
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Arabella Steinbacher (violin): Tchaikovsky's Fate, Violin Concerto, and Symphony No. 4 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellows Joe Broom (euphonium), Alex Arshaid (marimba), Abigail Tucker (violin), Tavifa Cojocari (violin), Eric Costantino (viola), Mairéad Flory (cello), Nathanael High (trumpet), Forrest Johnston (trumpet), Nathaniel Silberschlag (horn), Katie Franke (tormbone), and Diego Stine (tuba) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pharmakon, the Soft Pink Truth, Curse, and Extended Release - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Red Bull Thre3style Washington DC Qualifier - U St Music Hall (Free with RSVP)
• Tiempo Libre - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tony Manard, Joshua Dixon, and Kristin Meyer - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Vadim Neselovskyi (jazz piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Walkaways and the Mercy Alliance - Gypsy Sally's
• Weather Dreams, Wander & Fury, Heavenly Nobodies, and Yo NO Say - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• World Inferno Friendship Society, Everymen, Eli August & the Abandoned Buildings, and Moist - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Zola Jesus and Deradoorian - Black Cat (Mainstage)