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Archive: 2017


Sunday, 1 January 2017 [link to this day]

• David Bromberg Quintet - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Duran Duran - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Girma Beyene and Feedel Band - Bossa
• Jamal Gray's tribute to yasiin bey (formerly Mos Def) featuring Nag Champa Art Ensemble, Oshun, the Cornel West Theory, DJ Underdog - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Phillip "Doc" Martin - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Safety Third and Red Light Distraction - IOTA Club & Café
• Wale & Friends - Fillmore Silver Spring (6th Annual New Year's Day Show)
• Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) with special guests - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Monday, 2 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Cherry Poppin' Daddies - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 1 - Never Born to Follow, Painting the Moon, Traffic Jam, HyeTension, Mending Fences, Rabid Flash Mob, L.A.T.O., Full Power Blues - Jammin' Java
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Virgin Birth, Ether, Destroyer of Man, Tomb Warden, and Neck Breather - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Wes Felton and Asheru: in honor of Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) with special guests - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Tuesday, 3 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Chemistry Project - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 2 - Karrigas, Fuse, Young Poet, Red Version, Soldiers of Suburbia, Suburbia, Catchin' Toads, the Earls of Kent - Jammin' Java
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: Zumba dance fitness fusion class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Let the Music Play: A Benefit Jam Concert to Aid area musician Mike Pryor - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• NSO In Your Neighborhood - Anacostia Arts Center [1231 Good Hope Rd SE, WDC]
• Polarity, To Live As Wolves, Delenda, Castor's Hollow, Arc of the Sun, and Treazon - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Team Familiar - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Zachary Ryan Parkman, Anthony Sepulveda, Jeffree Allen, and Laurel Halsey - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 4 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bill Heid - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Cerphe Colwell and Stephen Moore: Cerphe's Up: A Musical Life with Bruce Springsteen, Little Feat, Frank Zappa, Tom Waits, CSNY, and Many More - Politics & Prose [5015 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Cherry Poppin' Daddies and the Judy Chops - the Hamilton
• Dan Barry - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Dude Ranch & the Girl at the Rock Show (Blink 182 tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 3 - AlanMichael, Neurotic, Sunshine Hysteria, A Note Two Self, Vim & Vigor, Sheila, Fellowcraft, Monday Mistress - Jammin' Java
• Jayme Stone's Lomax Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Malevich, Haz Lo Correcto, Neck Breather, and Anjos - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Miramar - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• NSO In Your Neighborhood Kick-Off Concert - Arena Stage [1000 6th St SW, WDC]
• Prince Tribute Show with Junie from EU - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rat Pack, Blue Smiley, Brandon Can't Dance, and Go Cozy - the Playroom [Friendship Heights]
• the Vibesmen, Del Florida, and Hungry on Monday - Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church [3401 Nebrasca Ave NW, WDC]


Thursday, 5 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Alejandro Escovedo - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 11/29/16)
• August Burns Red - Fillmore Silver Spring (Messengers 10 Year Anniversary Tour)
• Bag of Humans, Joy on Fire, and Electric Prophets - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Curse Words, Cutting Teeth, and Treble Lifter - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Dos Santos and Los Sadicos - Bossa
• Eric Sommer and Futura Yellow (featuring Bill of Star Fk Radium) - IOTA Club & Café
• Fat Heaven, Schroeder, and Vera Bradley - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 4 - the Firnats, Oryssa, Hallow 14, pulses., Box Era, the Bottle Shop, District Sky Punch, the Internal Frontier - Jammin' Java
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Ladybugs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nightsong - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Promise of Redemption (Shane Henderson of Valencia), Triangle Shirt Factore, and Selfhelpme - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Ray Rocket (Teenage Bottlerocket), Garrett Dale, and Elway - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sonny Landreth and Sarah Borges - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Twisted Pine - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 6 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Adele & the Uprising - IOTA Club & Café
• Backyard Band, Team Familiar, and DJ Rico - Verizon Center (Wizards Friday Night Concert Series - Go-Go Night)
• Bad Influence Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Morrissey / Smiths tribute) - State Theatre
• Happy Birthday Ziggy Stardust featuring Life On Mars (David Bowie tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Jim Gaffigan - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Jimmie's Chicken Shack - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lettuce and Tauk - 9:30 Club
• the New Romance - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Paper Trail, Gator King, Departed, Iron Price, and Consumed with Hatred - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Pedro Coquenao (know as Batida) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Popa Chubby - the Hamilton
• Roam Winterfest! - Birchmere
• Small Dad, Ai (Charlie Down), Spit-Take, and RoswellDebacle - the Love + Solidarity Collective (formerly the Lamont Street Collective) [439 Park Rd NW, WDC]
• the Split Seconds, Dot Dash, and Canker Blossom - DC9
• Sunshine Hysteria, A MARC Train Home, Little Lungs, Pinkwench, and Normal State - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Tone Rangers and Vox Pop - Jammin' Java
• the Winter Throwdown - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 7 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Accidents, Canker Blossom, Free Children of Earth, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• Beanie Sigel and Freeway - Baltimore SoundStage
• the British Invasion Years - State Theatre
• Brooks Long, Dos Santos Antibeat Orquesta, and Johnny Popcorn - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• BSO: Tchaikovsky's Pathetique - Strathmore (Music Center)
Cabin Fever Fest: BackBlast, Hellpie, Encasing Embrace, One Slack Mind, GI9, LORD, Oberris, Silence the Blind, Unsullied, Croatoan - Bunker Sports Café [510 E Market St, Leesburg, VA]
• Chain & the Gang (live), Cinema Hearts (live), Dawkins (live), How To Dress Well (DJ set), DJ Lisa Frank, and a screening of A Lot of Sorrow (collaboration between Ragnar Kjartansson and The National) - Hirshhorn Museum [700 Independence Ave SW, WDC] (Ragnarock: Late Night Event sponsored by BYT)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Defibulators - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Electric Peacock Dance Band feat Michael Scoglio (formerly of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Smiths/Morrissey tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Governess, Dump Him, Kid Claws, and Prearie Sol - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• the Great Zucchini - Jammin' Java (11 AM Matinee Show)
• Hungry on Monday and Del Florida - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards - AMP (10:30 AM show - Kids' pajama jam party)
• Jim Gaffigan - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Koshari (CD release show), Derek Evry & the Rhythm Section (full band), and Tone - IOTA Club & Café
• Lettuce and Tauk - 9:30 Club
• the Michael Clem Band and No Fuss & Feathers - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Evening Show)
• Modern Nomad, Tomato Dodgers, Duskwhales, Reagan Cats, and Goodside - the Playroom [Friendship Heights]
• Nelly's Echo (album release show), Band of Us, Jocelyn Faro, and Ebb & Nova - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Pinkerton Raid, Bearcat Wildcat, and Calamity Row - DC9
• REV909: Daft Punk/French House Tribute & Indie Dance Classics with Will Eastman and Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Roam Winterfest! - Birchmere
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Thomas Cassell Project - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Title Fight, Give, and Westpoint - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Veronneau - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)


Sunday, 8 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Alessio Bax (piano) and Lucille Chung (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Celtic Celebration for the New Year featuring Maggie Sansone with Seth Kibel, Andrea Hoag, Paul Oorts, and Matthew Bell - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Exnations, Friends at the Falls, Dreamcatcher, and A MARC Train Home - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Fractal Cat, the Radiographers, and the Duskwhales - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• José André - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Justin Townes Earle and Dawn Landes - Birchmere
• Kandace Springs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Light Beams and Warm Sun - Galaxy Hut
• Madball and Brick By Brick - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Secret Annika, Teen Mortgage, and Meatbot - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Silent on Fifth Street, Vanity Strikes, the New Reign, Artifacts, Chivalry's Not Dead, Alukah, Across the White Water Tower, Red Chief's Ransom - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• T-Rextasy, Free Cake for Every Creature, and Julian - Comet Ping Pong
Two Inch Astronaut and Very Fresh - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC] CANCELLED
• Urchin, Misled Youth, Sedative, and Bacchae - Chill Factory [DIY Space in NW WDC] (Standing Rock Benefit)


Monday, 9 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Acid Dad, Ian Sweet, and Teen Mortgage - DC9
• Community Center, Bells & Hunters, and Emily Henry - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Dover Quartet - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
Fluoride, Vile Creature, Synodus Horrenda, and Bruised Ego - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space] MOVED TO THE SIDEBAR
• lack String - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Liza Anne and Milo in the Doldroms - Jammin' Java
• Marqueal Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• MetroSongs Live - Galaxy Hut
• Personal Space and Adam Finchler - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• This City Called Earth, El Americano, and Milkmen - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Vile Creatures, Fluoride, Synodus Horrenda, and Bruised Ego - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Moved from Skramden Yards)


Tuesday, 10 January 2017 [link to this day]

• August Winters, Paper Trails, Toxic Crew, Anonymous, and Lucid Traveller - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Breaking Benjamin - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Davidson College Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: street pop jazz/Prince tribute dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Marcus D. Wiley, Small Fire, and Sean Sarvis Live - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Pop-Up Tintype Studio with Justin T. Gellerson - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Red Sea, Redline Graffiti, and Palette - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• the Solo Projekt, Deep Creek, Birds for Eyes, and Castle of a Genre - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)


Wednesday, 11 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bob Sima - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Chris Urquiaga - Strathmore (Mansion)
• iva Jean Ambush - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Jail Solidarity, Lugweight, and Broken Grids - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Jojo Abot - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Judge, Killing Time, F*ck You Pay Me, Search (members of Mouthpiece, Turning Point, Floorpunch), and WarXGames - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Louis C.K. - DAR Constitution Hall
• Michael Feinberg Trio with Noah Preminger & Ian FromanEarl Carter & Phillip "Doc" Martin - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Orchester Prazevica and Black Masala - Bossa
• Stephen Lynch - Birchmere (the My Old Heart Tour)
• Stephen Spano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Toasters and the Captivators - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 12 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bad Robot Jones and the Meer - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Bleach Bones, Harpo, and Dope Francis - DC9
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Carter Lou & the Project, Classified Frequency, and Elizabeth II - Jammin' Java
• Chris Mann (The Voice) - AMP
• Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven - 9:30 Club
• Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - Live - Lisner Auditorium
• Foehammer, Brainpan, Fluoride, Extant Deth, and Bruised Ego - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Benefit for Casa Ruby)
• godheadSilo and Corey J Brewer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• ill.Gates and KJ Sawka - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Inscape Chamber Orchestra - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: Afro-Cuban salsa dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kings of Leon - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] - sold out
• Louis C.K. - DAR Constitution Hall
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Park Snakes, the Red Fetish, Prearie Sol, and Time Is Fire - Bossa
• Pressing Strings with Little Bird, Mo Lowda, and Kendall Street Company - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Retch & Meyhem Lauren - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 11/7/16)
Run the Jewels, the Gaslamp Killer, Spark Master Tape, and Cuz - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out POSTPONED DUE TO WATER MAIN BREAK
• Small Dad, Fern Mayo, Human People, and Flowerbomb - Comet Ping Pong
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Stephen Lynch - Birchmere (the My Old Heart Tour)
• Thee Lexington Arrows, Hand Me Downs, and Whiff - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Friday, 13 January 2017 [link to this day]

• 1973 Album Tribute Show: Covered With Jam (performing Stevie Wonder's Innervisions) and Revelator Hill featuring Jonathan Sloan (performing Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert) - IOTA Club & Café
• Aaron "Ab" Abernathy - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Hometown Sounds)
• Aerial View, Walakalala, Money for Drugs, Cool Baby, Swan Song, and Lies Kill - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Appetite for Destruction (Guns N Roses tribute) and Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Badfish (Sublime tribute) and Higher Education - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Bobby Thompson - IOTA Club & Café NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Bruce Bruce & Rickey Smiley - Warner Theatre
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Burt the Dirt - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Comedy Get Down featuring Cedric "The Entertainer", Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, and Charlie Murphy - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Streisand presented by The American Pops - Lisner Auditorium
• Eddie From Ohio and Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden - Birchmere
• Frankie Ballard - the Hamilton
• Gentle Men (album release show) featuring Neel Singh (Drop Electric), Ryan Buell (Kabob-Otaj), Asher Meerovich (Tomato Dodgers), Zack Be (Cartoon Weapons), Eric Brightfield (Yo No Say), Sam Mosqueira-Anaya, Gena Photiadis (Of Tomorrow), David Klein (Aztec Sun), Elizabeth Silard - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Good Time Boys, Sex Type Thing, and Lithium - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hand Me Downs, Dissonance, and Spur - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Heavy Breathing and Sunwolf - Comet Ping Pong
• IONA - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Iron Man, Foghound, Book of Wyrms, and Faith in Jane - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Lez Zeppelin - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Liv Warfield - Howard Theatre
• Lotus - 9:30 Club
• Louis C.K. - DAR Constitution Hall
• Luther Re-Lives - AMP
• Maggie Rogers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 11:30 AM)
Norm MacDonald - Lincoln Theatre POSTPONED
• Owen Danoff and Matt McAndrew - Jammin' Java
• Pusha T presented by Dream Bigger Live - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Red Sammy - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Saturday, 14 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bayside Tigers - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Big O & Dukes present Wrinkle Neck Mules - Jammin' Java
• Brazil Passion - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
• A Celebration of the Life and Music of Urban Verbs Guitarist Robert Goldstein - featuring Urban Verbs songs performed by 7 Door Sedan, Martha Hull, Abaad Behram, Mark Farre, Dange Painters with Brendan Canty Mike Thorne, Xyra with Flight of Odin, Slickee Boys, Lulu Lewis, Urban Verbs 3.0 - 9:30 Club (1 PM Show - free)
• Chris Emerson & Ty Bennett and Spencer Scholes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• DC Laugh-A-Thon: Corey Holcomb, Don "DC" Curry, Earthquake, Red Grant, Chico Bean - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Eddie From Ohio and Jake Amerding - Birchmere - sold out
Fest In Peace! - Subject to Change, BraceFace, Pain!, Trigger 13, Vivid Vertigo, Sextia N'eight, 96 Olympics, eLynntric, Party Poson, the Meer, Ryan's Acoustic Riot, Beatnik Termites, Deadbeat Holiday - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Firing Squad, Oblivonation, and Cerebral - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Foghound and Dee Calhoun - Oliver Brewing Company [4216 Shannon Dr, Baltimore, MD] (Noon - Crown of Lies Tasting Room Release)
• Forth Wanderers and Half Waif - Comet Ping Pong
• Gonzo's Nose - Farewell Show - State Theatre - sold out
• Greg Brown - the Hamilton
• Insect Factory, Pat Cain, and Dura - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Presented by Surfacing Records)
• J. Phlip and Dansman - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
Jazz & Freedom Festival: Jazz & Freedom Quartet, Reformance Artists, Janel Leppin, Akua Allrich, MBowie & the Blast, and a panel: "Jazz & Justice in a Changing Capital" with Parisa Bonita Norouzi, Aaron Myers, and Katea Stitt - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC] (Presented by CapitalBop)
• Karen Jonas, Emily Henry, and Olivia Mancini - IOTA Club & Café
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Laurel Canyon: Golden Songs of Los Angeles 1966-1972 presented by Newmyer Flyer - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Lotus - 9:30 Club
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Philharmonic: Bach Double - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Onespot Fringehead, Dirty Lives, and Val Yumm - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Originators, Rocket City Riot, the Control, and Soldiers of Suburbia - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Piers Faccini - 6th & I
• Pluto's Not a Planet!, Caz Gardiner, and the Glimpses - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Pressing Strings, Little Bird, and Mo Lowda & the Humble - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Railsplitter, Washers, and American Television - Velvet Lounge (Benefit for International Rescue Committee)
the Reagan Years and As If (90s tribute) - Howard Theatre POSTPONED TO 8/4/17
• Ruiner, Cloak/Dagger, WarXGames, and Margins (ex-Double Dagger) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Story District's Top Shelf - Lincoln Theatre
• Tal Shtuhl - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tristan Welch and Ron Oshima (CD Release Party) - Mobius Records [10409 Main St, Suite D, Fairfax, VA]


Sunday, 15 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Betsayda Machado with La Parranda El Clavo - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bobby V & Lil Mo, Scola from Dru Hill, Average Joe, Jerzey Shawn, and Chop Johnson - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Brown Chattertocks (a cappella) - Friends Meeting of Washington [2111 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (2:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• BSO: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - 2 PM & 4:30 PM)
• Cherry Glazerr and Slow Hollows - DC9 - sold out
• Chris Carmack - the Hamilton
• City of Caterpillar, Pygmy Lush, and Malady - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Dark & Twisted featuring Ultra Naté - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Eddie From Ohio and Peyton Tochterman - Birchmere
• Hot Club of Baltimore - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• In Gratitude (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• King Giant, Weed is Weed, and US Bastards - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Lucas Brode /Nate Scheible / Luke Stewart and Ian McColm / Mattson Ogg - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• the Maccabeats and Naturally 7 - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD] (Two shows - 1:30 PM & 5:30 PM)
• Memories of the King - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Music School at Jammin Java's Main Stage Open Mic Showcase - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Nuclears and Spirit Plots - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Rare Essence & Friends - Howard Theatre (3rd Annual MLK Birthday Celebration)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Swearingen & Kelli - the music of Simon & Garfunkel - Jammin' Java
• To Follow Apollo - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World - 2 PM)


Monday, 16 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Anthony David and Carol Riddick - Birchmere
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Daring For Glory, Goose Club, Better Homes, and Little Volcanoes - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Dwayne Adell Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Eric Gales and the Charles Wright Trio - Howard Theatre
• the Grasping Straws, Deb Felz Band, and Pagan Reagan - Galaxy Hut
Let Freedom Ring! featuring Gladys Knight and the Let Freedom Ring Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• Mussa from Ambassadors of Morning and Lost Civilizations - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Phantogram - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Ted Leo, Max Levine Ensemble, Trophy Wife, Laughing Man, Head Roc, and Lilo Gonzalez - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Positive Force DC Benefit for We Are Family DC)
• Zach Williams (of the Lone Bellow) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 17 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Anthony David - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• D.R.A.M., River Tiber, and Ari Lennox - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Ian Sweet and Ancient Dad - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Musicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Peter Fraize (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Reel Big Fish and Anti-Flag - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sharptooth, Hydra Kill, the Machinist, Wither, and Cool Out - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• Tom Chaplin (of Keane) - Lincoln Theatre
• the Young Senators Reloaded - Howard Theatre
• Zach Williams (of the Lone Bellow) and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java - sold out


Wednesday, 18 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Carl Cornwell Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Cigarette, Governess, and Scanners - Black Cat (Backstage - a benefit for the DC Abortion Fund)
• Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Langston Kerman - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Davy Knowles and Nick Schnebelen - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from Lost Civilizations - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Geneva Renee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kyle Morton (from Typhoon) and Allen Tate - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• the Lemon Twigs and Cut Worms - DC9 - sold out
• Luke Wade (Only Ghosts album release) and Jesse Ruben - Jammin' Java
• Plaid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)
• Red Not Chili Peppers and Ms. Sara - Howard Theatre
• Roosevelt Dime and the Herd of Main Street - Gypsy Sally's
• Sevyn Streeter, Alonzo Bereal, Blush, and Tenea Jenelle - Baltimore SoundStage
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• the Slants (acoustic) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Conversation & Concert after their appearance in front of the Supreme Court of the US)
• Snir Yamen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Wax Tailor and L'Orange - 9:30 Club
• Wednesday 13 and Bourbon Crow (acoustic show) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Thursday, 19 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, DJ Zone, and Homeboy Sandman - Baltimore SoundStage
• Alisa Weilerstein, Inon Barnatan, and Anthony McGill - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Artificial Brain, Cognitive, Condemn the Infected, and Perihelion - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Big Thief and Sam Evian - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bo Dacious & Liz Russo - AMP
Cloakroom, Pinkwash, and Jaye Jayle - DC9 CANCELLED
• Common and the National - 9:30 Club (Show Up! Free show - benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• the Congress and the Dawn Drapes - Gypsy Sally's (Obama's Mic-Drop: A Presidential Goodbye Party)
Damion Wolfe - IOTA Club & Café NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• David Lee Jones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from The Mantis - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• DJ Sega, Steven Faith, and Mathias - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Eastern Standard Time and Control This - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (BlueBeat DC January)
• Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Immortal Technique feat. Poison Pen & DJ Static, Jeff Rosenstock (solo), Rebel Diaz, Sammus, and Evan Greer + Taina Asili (acoustic) - Rock & Roll Hotel (Disrupt J20: A Benefit for Diverse City Fund)
• a Marcus Johnson Experience: For the Love of . . . Music, Wine, Life - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Musicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Gianandrea Noseda, conductor) with Jon Kimura Parker (piano) - Williams's Suite from Lincoln, Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Bernstein's Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK, Williams's Suite from J.F.K., and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
Peace Ball: Voices of Hope and Resistance: Solange, Esperanza Spalding, and more - National Museum of African American History and Culture [1400 Constitution Avenue NW, WDC]
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Run the Jewels, the Gaslamp Killer, Spark Master Tape, and Cuz - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] (Rescheduled from 1/12/17)
• Scott Slay & the Rail - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC]
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, Jennifer Holliday, Jon Voight, The Piano Guys, Lee Greenwood, RaviDrums, and The Frontmen of Country - Lincoln Memorial [Washington, DC] (Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration)
• TV Girl, Poppet, and Johnny Fantastic - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Twopianists - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 20 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Ailyn Pérez (soprano) & Kim Pensinger Witman (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Anti-Inauguration: Naomi Klein, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Anand Gopal, and more - Lincoln Theatre
• Bass Nation Presents: Kayzo's Doghouse Takover with Funtcase and Armnhmr - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ben Nicky and Crazy 88s - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Better Off Dead and Ten Feet Tall - Jammin' Java
• the Darkest Timeline and the Outskirts - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from the Orchid and California Accent - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Don't Tell Me This Town Ain't Got No Heart ft. the Bureau of Sabotage: John Kadlecik (formerly of Further, DSO), Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company, Allman Bros Band), Aron Magner (Disco Biscuits), Jeff Franca (Thievery Corp) - Gypsy Sally's - sold out
• Eric Andre - DC9 - sold out
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kevin Fowler - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lucy's Letdown, Monday Mistress, Stump Devils, Goose Club, and Red Version - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Mike P. Ryan and Ultrafaux - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mirror Factory, Caz, and Like Vices - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• No Thanks: A Night of Anti-Fascist Sound Resistance in the Capital of the USA featuring Waxahatchee (solo), Sadie Dupuis, Pure Disgust, Flasher, Free Children of Earth, Mark Ribot, Irreversible Ways Ensemble (Luke Stewart, Camae Ayewa, Mark Cisneros, Keir Neuringer, Jamal Moore, Anthony Pirog, Janel Leppin, Ian McColm), Mellow Diamond, Annie Stokes Band, Jonny Grave, Evan Greer, Priests, Abby Martin, Ruby Corado, and Kevin Erickson - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for Casa Ruby and ONE DC)
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival: Lee Taylor, Saw Black, Kate Faust, Andrew Works, Olivia & the Mates, Oh He Dead, Lisa Said, Solace Sovay, Kid Claws, Elizabeth II - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Pictureplane, Chiffon, Everything, and Hi$to - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Public Access T.V., Splashh, and the Britanys - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Signal Driver, Bombenkinder, and the Adam Crouse Project - Fish Head Cantina [4802 Benson Ave, Halethorpe, MD]
• Sirsy and Fractal Cat - IOTA Club & Café
• Songs of Protest, Songs of Triumph with Shenandoah Run - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Steve Gunn, Lee Ranaldo, Meg Baird, and special guests Thurston Moore, Georgia Hubley (Yo La Tengo), Rick Brown ($75 Dollar Bill), & Sue Garner - Rock & Roll Hotel
• TinVulva, LegZ, and Amy Klein - Buckeye + Bear [1730 M St NW, WDC] (Anti-Inauguration Rock Benefit Show)
• Vermin Supreme, Rob Potylo, and Matthew Silver - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• the Wee Trio - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Saturday, 21 January 2017 [link to this day]

• 2 Dope Queens (Live Podcast Recording) hosted by Phoebe Robinson and Broad City's Ilana Glazer - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
A Fool's Paradise - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Aerial View and Din - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD] (6 PM Show)
• Alice Bag: Reading and Acoustic Performance - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• All Torn Up!, Copstabber, the Unabaombers, and Bust Off. - Franklin Square Park [901 5th St NW, WDC] (4 PM - Protest against Trump's Inauguration)
• ANMHE, the Delarcos, XK Scenario, Violet Ripkin, and Too Soon Jokes - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Antiball with Antibalas and Friends: including Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), Kimya Dawson, Trixie Whitley, Holly Miranda, Elena Canlas & Domenica Fossati (Underground Systems), Jeffrey Lewis, Kat Wright, Dia Luna & Stuart Bogie (Superhuman Happiness), Miles Francis, Teen, and more - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• the Band of Heathens (album release show) and the National Reserve - Gypsy Sally's
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Brood, Thee Lexington Arrows, Bidet, Humanmania, Assless Chaps, and Station - Ottobar (Baltimore) (A Rememberance of Erik Petersen)
• BSO: Brahms' Symphony NO. 1 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Burn & Bleed, Exemptus, Terminal Resolution, Optimist Prime, Visceral Violation, and Ashes of Mankind - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD] (Metal Mayhem)
• Dat Feel Good and the Cheeky Binders - Mobtown Ballroom [861 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Dean Ween Group and Mike Dillon Band - Baltimore SoundStage
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from Jerry Busher, Dubpixels, and Tristan Welch - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Electric Grandmother, Loi Loi, Catscan!, Michele Bachmann Overdrive, and Aggressive Pedestrian - Velvet Lounge (League of Frustrated Voters presents: a benefit for sea change)
• Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD]
• Frankie amp; Betty, the Red Fetish, and Teething Veils - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] (Benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• Hammel on Trial Marc Smith - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Irresponsible, Tejas Singh Trio, and Tobin James - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Janelle Monae, Maxwell, Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls, Angelique Kidjo, Amber Coffman, Toshi Reagon, Samantha Ronson, Emily Wells, DJ Rekha, MC Lyte, St. Beauty, Beverly Bond, Alia Sharief, DJ Rimarkable, and Climbing PoeTree - Women's March - National Mall [Washington, DC]
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - IOTA Club & Café
• Kayne Twitty - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Laugh. Dance . . . Then Get to Work! - Sleater-Kinney, Ted Leo, Tig Notaro, the National, Janeane Garofalo, and more - 9:30 Club (A Night of Music & Comedy to Benefit Planned Parenthood) - sold out
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Max Ochs, Joseph Allred, Dr. Doom's Climate Climax Band, Rose Thomas & Bob Bannister, and Kohoutek - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Why2k17: Dr. Doom's Inauguration Party to benefit the DC Abortion Fund)
My America: DC Creates-Innovates-Unites - Elena & Los Fulanos, Brian Farrow & Friends, Pagan Reagan, Charmaine Michelle - Edgewood Arts Center [3415 8th St NE, WDC]
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival: lowercase letters, Handsome Hound, War on Women (workshop/acoustic performance), Jasmine Gillison, Go Cozy, Kino Kimono, Thrust Club, Menage a Garage, FuzzQueen, Mountain Jew - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Our DC featuring Eau Claire & Madame Gandhi, Ayes Cold, Vanniety Kills, Jacq Jill - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)
• the Return (Beatles tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Riff Raff with DJ Afterthought, Dolla Bill Gates, Owey, Peter Jackson, Young Tom - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Robbie Schaefer: A Concert to Support Syrian Refugees - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House - 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Sungazing Homecoming with Body Thief, Ceremony, Phantom Lanterns - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Susto, Blue Healer, and Heyrocco - DC9
• We Were Black Clouds, Foxhall Stacks, and Loud Boyz - Comet Ping Pong - sold out


Sunday, 22 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the 33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala - Jammin' Java
• 4x4: Ephemeral Architectures - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Association - Birchmere
• Boy Harsher, Escap-ism, Video Blue, and Swan Meat - Safari DC [4306 Georga Ave NW, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Brad Marquis Sings Sam Cooke (Sam Cooke birthday brunch) - Howard Theatre (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Buzz and the Caribbean - Galaxy Hut
• the Concussion Theory, Calm the Waters, 32 Pints, and Neurotic - Velvet Lounge
• Crawling Manifest, Encasing Embrace, Silent on Fifth Street, Exemptus, the Collaterals, Delenda, Brotherhood, Existential, Sycamyre, and Paid in Full - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dashboard Confessional - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Douglas Taurel: The American Soldier - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Drunken Sufis, Mzungu, and PraxisCat - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Frost Fest 2017: Luminosity, Vitality, the Averist, the New Reign, Hejira, Nexon, Isenmor, In Dog Years I'm Dead, Ashes of Mankind, Emerge a Tyrant - Baltimore SoundStage
• Goodside, Aerial View, Older Notes, Bust Off, and Lies Kill - Xtreme Haus [DIY space in Silver Spring, MD]
• H.O.W. (Hannah Olivegren of Zomes), Light Beams (feat. Justin Moyer, Sam Lavine, and Arthur Noll), and Aaron Leitko - Bossa
• Hungry on Monday, McCoy & Addison, and Suburbia - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Into Another, Supertouch, and High Disciple - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Khalid - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (The Location Tour)
• Mark G. Meadows Quintet - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Gianandrea Noseda, conductor) with Jon Kimura Parker (piano) - Williams's Suite from Lincoln, Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Bernstein's Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK, Williams's Suite from J.F.K., and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 3 PM)
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival: Yoga/reiki brunch with live reading by Rachel Anne Warren - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sevyn Streeter, Alonzo Bereal, and Blush - Howard Theatre
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House - 1:30 PM)
• Snenandoah: 30th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 4 PM All Ages Matinee & 7 PM 21+ evening show)
• Tokyo Police Club and Charly Bliss - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Two Ton Twig - IOTA Club & Café


Monday, 23 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Adam Ant and Glam Skanks - Lincoln Theatre (King of the Wild Frontier Live 2017) - sold out
• Anna Connolly and Don Zientara - Galaxy Hut
• Geoff Gallante (trumpet prodigy) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: Sass Jazz dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nice Breeze, Ara Casey & Chase Willett, and Cecilia Turtwig Staggers (of Lighthouse Row) - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC] (Sisters of the Golden Gloom Presents - a Benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 24 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Cold Cave and Drab Majesty - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD] - sold out
• Marc Broussard, Jamie McLean Band, and Grant Stinnett - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• New Athens, Hungry on Monday, Del Florida, and Witches Brew - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
Pamela Frank & Friends - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts) CANCELLED
• the Philadelphia Orchestra (music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin) with guest Louis Lortie - Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Ruined Mouth Gang and Eze Jackson - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tinsley Ellis: Red Clay Soul (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Upstate Rubdown, Damn Tall Buildings, and Lotion Princess - the Giant Peach [Petworth DIY Space, WDC]
• Ushindi Performance Troupe - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 25 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band and the Plate Scrapers - Gypsy Sally's
• Bettye LaVette and Eric Byrd Trio - the Hamilton
• the Brains and the Delta Bombers - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Rockabilly Riot)
• Chris Urquiaga - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Cold Cave, Drab Majesty, and Technophobia (DJ set) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Justin Furstenfeld (of Blue October) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Kenny Wesley - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mary Ann Redmond - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Mobb Deep, Marlon Craft, Ras Nebyu, DJ K-Meta, and Sherif Mattar - U St Music Hall (8 PM show)
• Pat Metheny - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Phox and Cuddle Magic - 9:30 Club
• SaltmanKnowles - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Steve Siekkinen (of Questionsinletters) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Summer Cicada, Signal 30, Lies Kill, 96 Olympics, and Meatbot - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
Summer Cicada, Signal 30, and Lies Kill - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] No longer at this venue
• Zora String Quartet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 38th Young Concert Artists Series)


Thursday, 26 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Adwela & the Uprising and the Elovaters - Gypsy Sally's
• Bronze Radio Return and Air Traffic Controller - the Hamilton
• BSO: A Tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Circus No. 9 and Andrew Tufano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Community Center - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Compositions, Liz Meredith & Tim Wisniewski, and Bonnie Jones - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Eric Sommer, Damion Wolfe, and Futura Yellow (featuring Bill of Star Fk Radium) - IOTA Club & Café
• F1k and Paul Remund - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Garland Jeffreys - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Joan of Arc, Magas, and Monster Museum - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Judith Owen with Leland Sklar, Pedro Segundo, & Gabriella Swlallow - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Kate Dressed Up, Nina Gala, pInkwench, and A Day Without Love - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Kiss & Ride featuring Carly Harvey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Luke Combs, Muscadine Bloodline, and Tom O'Connor - 9:30 Club
• Mac McAnally and Scott Miller - Birchmere
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Official Phyllis Hyman Experience featuring Marjorie Hughes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shawn Mullins: My Stupid Heart - with Rick Brantley - Jammin' Java
• Xilent & Far Too Loud with EXXSV - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Friday, 27 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Alluvion, Code of Conduct, Of Tyrants, Genosha, Croatoan, Lord, and the Artisan - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Angela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Basecamp and Lauv - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Bencoolen, the Danbees, and Tomato Dodgers - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Calm the Waters and the Great Heights Band - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Chaise Lounge - AMP
• Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Cigarettes After Sex and Libsyd Read - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM) - sold out
• Circa Survive, mewithoutYou, and Turnover - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (On Letting Go 10 Year Anniversary Tour)
• the El Mansouris and Young Rapids - Smith Public Trust [3514 12th St NE, WDC] (Release Party & Farewell Show)
• Emo Night Brooklyn featuring special guest DJ Ryan Key (from Yellowcard) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Garland Jeffreys Trio and Billy Coulter Trio - Jammin' Java
• Ginuwine and Tray Chaney - Howard Theatre
• Goose Club, Monday Mistress, and Red Version - Velvet Lounge
• Goya, Aneurysm, the Druids, and Dee Calhoun - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Gypsy Jam 3.0 featuring Covered with Jam & the Cactus Liquors with Gypsy Soul Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• the Infamous Stringdusters and the Brothers Comatose - 9:30 Club
• Insect Factory and Feedel Band - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Community Showcase)
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• Kate Dressed Up, A Day Without Love, and Abby Rasheed - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Oddisee and GoodCompany - 1525 Newton St NW, WDC
• Pandas, I Trust You to Kill Me, Faults, and Toothless - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Plrls, Lushpocketz, Flying Faders, and Mannersmanners - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Record Release Event)
• the Reagan Years (80s tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Rogue Johnson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Smithereens - State Theatre
• Staycation, Drop Electric, and Sunbathers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Whethan: Savage Tour with Party Pupils - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Words & Music: Jukebox Romance - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)


Saturday, 28 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Alternate Routes and Me & My Brother - the Hamilton
• Angela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Austra and Lafawndah - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bond St District, Chiffon, and Kotic Couture - DC9
• Claptone and Matt Nordstrom - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Classic Albums 1969: Alex Vans Bad Business (as the Stooges), Jonny Grave (as Led Zeppelin), Oh He Dead (as the Beatles) - IOTA Club & Café
• Community Center, Outcalls, Boat Burning, and Liberata - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Crystal Bowersox and Ken Yates - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dana Perino & Greg Gutfeld with Larry Gatlin - Warner Theatre
• Dave Kline - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Doubles, Narra, Cokestar, and Rat Pack - Club Penguin [DIY space in Silver Spring, MD]
• ELM (Electric Love Machine) and Box Era - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Four Bitchin' Babes - Birchmere
• Handsome Hound, Humble Fire, and Josh Miller - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Harley String Band and Mendi - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• High Voltage (AC/DC tribute) - State Theatre
• Ivy Sole - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• James "Blood" Ulmer - AMP
• Jason & Jyoti: Muldrow Meets Mingus - Kennedy Center (Atrium - the Crossroads Club)
• Lion's Den (album release), Imbued, Through the Wake, 86 Bullets, and Fast As Lightning - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mirror Factory and Hari Vasan - Velvet Lounge
• Mogwai play Atomic - 6th & I
• Morris Day & the Time - Howard Theatre
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the New Stew (performign the album Bill Withers live at Carnegie Hall) featuring Corey Glover, Roosevelt Collier, Yonrico Scott, Dave Yoke, Jared Stone, Matt Slocum - Gypsy Sally's
• Nick Hakim - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Ninja Nation Tour Feat. Datsik with Crizzly & Virtual Riot - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 11 AM & 1:30 PM)
• Screening of Tony Conrad - Completely in the Present - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (East Building Auditorium - 2 PM)
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• the Smithereens - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Somniatis, Watersdeep, Rebel Hearts, the Meer, Zack Flack, and Kai Orion - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Acoustic Night)
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Tim Presley & Cate Le Bon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Sunday, 29 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Akua Allrich & the Tribe - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Anacostia Delta StoryTellers Concert - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Dan Fisk, Ted Garber, Andrew Tufano, and ilyAIMY - Jammin' Java (Painting the Music - Bruce Springsteen Tribute - 1:45 PM Afternoon Show)
• Delightfully Deranged, Van Meter, Meg Strayer, Black Radio, Leez Otto, Mando, the Driftwood Renegades, James Wolf, and Kstone4u - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Eric Crasno Band and the Marcus King Band - the Hamilton
• Face Dancer and Soul Kitty 6 - Jammin' Java
• Falling In Reverse, Issues, Motionless In White, and DangerKids - Fillmore Silver Spring
• G. Love & Special Sauce and Ripe - 9:30 Club
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: modern contemporary instruction dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kennedy Center Chamber Players - 6th & I
• Marian McLaughlin - DC Public Library, Takoma Park Branch 416 Cedar Street NW, WDC] (2:30 PM Show)
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 1:30 PM & 4 PM)
• Phil Vassar (band) and Ayla Brown - Birchmere
• Reginald Cyntje Group - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Snowed In - Baltimore SoundStage
• Star Fk Radium and Emily Henry - Galaxy Hut
• Will Downing - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, Us & Us Only, and Purrer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Monday, 30 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Brad Goode Quintet featuring Ernie Watts - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gondwana Chorale - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Great Good Fine OK and flor - DC9 - sold out
• Jeff Dwyer - the Hamilton
• Mason Bates's KC Jukebox: Ravishment - Kennedy Center (Atrium)
• Sugarwalls, the Bottle Shop, and Earls of Kent - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)


Tuesday, 31 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Five for Fighting with String Quartet - Birchmere - sold out
• Harlem Gospel Choir Sings Adele - Howard Theatre
• J Boog, Jo Mersa Marley, and Jemere Morgan - the Hamilton
• John Abercrombie Quartet - with Marc Copland, Drew Gress, & Joey Baron - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lukas Graham - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Nauseous Hippos, Bridge to Divide, and Skiphouse - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Substantial, Greenspan, Jsoul, Precious Joubert, and DJ Jav - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Theater Alliance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 1 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Lewis and Midland Country - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Sinner Tour)
• AJACS Piano Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Black Tiger Sex Machine, Kai Wachi, and Dabin - Howard Theatre
• Esmé Patterson and Cinema Hearts - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• the Honey Dewdrops and Caleb Stine Band - Gypsy Sally's
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kinglock - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires - DC9
• Moon Hooch and Honeycomb - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Vincent Ingala - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• White Lies and Vowws - 9:30 Club
• Wild Adriatic and Steve Everett - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 2 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Allison Crutchfield & the Fizz, Radiator Hospital, and Pinkwash - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Bad Moves, Bacchae, and Light Beams - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Last Library Basement Show)
• Band of Brothers - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• BSO: Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Charles Godwin and Domenic Cicala - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dirkschneider (Back to the Roots Tour - 2-hour set with only Accept songs, for the last time ever), A Sound of Thunder, and MindMaze - Baltimore SoundStage
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Isaiah Rashad - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Johnny Watson & Herbie Gill - AMP
• Marching Church (members of Iceage), Bernardino Femminielli, and Natural Velvet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Mostly Dead, Free Children of Earth, and Full Monty - DC9
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor) with Craig Mulcahy (trombone): Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48, Rouse's Trombone Concerto, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Stealing Liberty and the Brokedown Boys - Gypsy Sally's
• Ten Feet Tall - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Them Animals, Lenore Lenoire, Thunder Club, and Tigerer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Thoughts on Standby, Tltshft, and Ace Reign - Velvet Lounge
• the Time Jumpers feat. Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, & Ranger Doug Green - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Valentino Khan and Billy the Gent - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)


Friday, 3 February 2017 [link to this day]

Back 2 the 80s with Jalil & Ecstacy of Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure, Force MDs, Hi-Five, Cherrelle, and Doug E. Fresh - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) MOVED TO THE HIPPODROME
• Back 2 the 80s with Jalil & Ecstacy of Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure, Force MDs, Hi-Five, Cherrelle, and Doug E. Fresh - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from Royal Farms Arena)
• Cloud Nothings and LVL UP - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• DNCE and the Skins - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Downtown Boys, Two Inch Astronaut, Loi Loi, and Kosi - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for ACLU)
• Escort - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Hate Diplomacy, Through the Discipline, Flesh of the Lotus, Rotting Phallus, and Vis - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hello Dharma, Purple Orange, Herschel Hoover, and Trajectories - Velvet Lounge
• Jusin Moore and Lee Brice - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Léon and Jacob Banks - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere
• Nappy Riddem, Jah Works, and Mateo Monk - Gypsy Sally's (Bob Marley's 72nd Birthday Party)
• the Neal Morse Band - State Theatre
• the Nighthawks - Jammin' Java
• NSO Declassified: Rhymes and Rhythms Poetry Collective with Christylez Bacon and Wytold - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Passing the Torch: Debut Artists from SUNY Stony Brook - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Rhett Miller (of Old 97s) and Joe Purdy - the Hamilton
• Richard Smallwood - Howard Theatre
• Rinde Eckert - Renée Fleming's Voices - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• the Rusty Seesaws and Someone to Ride the River With - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Super Silver Haze, Outer Spaces, and Video Love - Comet Ping Pong
• Surprise Attack, Dawn Drapes, and Disco Risque - IOTA Club & Café
• the Wayward, Backwoods Payback, Black Dominia, and Dume - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Young Art Sound ft. TOKiMONSTA & Cri plus Wollymammoth - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)


Saturday, 4 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Last Waltz 40 Tour: Warren Haynes, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, John Medeski, and more - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Anthony B, Zedicus, and Abyssinia Roots - the Hamilton (Bob Marley Birthday Celebration)
• Bag of Humans, Joy on Fire, the Electric Prophets, and Head of Power - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bear's Den - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Black Marble and You - DC9
• Blind Pilot - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bobby Bones Funny & Alone Stand Up Comedy Tour - Warner Theatre
• Carlos Henriquez Sextet - 6th & I
• Chad Valley, Computer Magic, and Br'er - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Charlie Hunter Trio - Jammin' Java
• Clare Bowen (of Nashville) - Birchmere
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Crazy Bull, Chain, Foghound, and Alms - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Early American, Frenemies, and Sea Lilies - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Good Deale Bluegrass / Eastman String Band - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Hayley Fahey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• HyeTension, Stereo Riots, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - Smith Public Trust [3514 12th St NE, WDC]
• Jason: Jason and Joan: Reanimation inspired by Icelandic author Halldór Laxness's novel, Under the Glacier - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• LITZ and Threesound - Jammin' Java (Bob Marley's 72nd Birthday Tribute Event)
• Lunar New Year Celebration - Kennedy Center (Throughout the Kennedy Center, 10:30 AM)
• Marcus Johnson - AMP
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor) with Craig Mulcahy (trombone): Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48, Rouse's Trombone Concerto, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Obeisance, Manticore, Sacrocurse, Unholy Spirits, and Peucharist - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD] (Holocaust in the East)
• Over Andover, the Chief End (album release), the Chance, Silent Society, and Start the Scene - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sophistafunk (album release show) and Funky Dawgz Brass Band - Gypsy Sally's
Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene in Washington - reading and book signing - Politics & Prose [5015 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Steve'n'Seagulls - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Stranger (Billy Joel tribute) - State Theatre
• Taylor Marie and Michele McTierney - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Throne of Botis, Ritualistic, Sonic Creeps, and Terminal Resol - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Worthy, option4, and Zacheser - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)


Sunday, 5 February 2017 [link to this day]

• John Early & Kate Berlant - Howard Theatre


Monday, 6 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Beijing Symphony Orchestra: Lunar New Year at the Kennedy Center - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Cannabis Cup Reggae Band: Bob Marley Birthday Tribute - Howard Theatre
• P.O.S., Ceschi Ramos, and Transit22 - Jammin' Java
• Post-Inauguration Trumpcast Live in DC - the Hamilton
• Proxy States and Red Moon Preachers - Galaxy Hut
• Russell Taylor - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Starkill and Spellcaster - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 7 February 2017 [link to this day]

• AFI, Nothing, and Souvenirs - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Code Orange, Youth Code, Nicole Dollanganger, Lifeless, and A Life of Torment - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dan Layus and Ryan Beaver - the Hamilton
• Dizzyride, Lokomoko, and Bruisey Peets - DC9
• Every Time I Die, Knocked Loose, Harm's Way, and Eternal Sleep - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Scott Tixier: Cosmic Adventure (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Trews and JUXT - Jammin' Java
• WPA: Kavakos & Wang - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 8 February 2017 [link to this day]

• AFI, Nothing, and Souvenirs - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (the Blood Tour)
• Ama Chandra - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Eric Roberson - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Joey Antico - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Justin Hayward (the voice of the Moody Blues) with special guest Mike Dawes - Birchmere (the Wind of Heaven Tour)
• Lonnie Holley, Abdu Ali (poetry reading), Susan Alcorn, and Maya Martinez (poetry reading) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Rock N Roll Reading - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Rose Cousins and Rachel Sermannin - Gypsy Sally's
• Sampha - 9:30 Club
• Shy Girls and Flamgosis - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rescheduled from 12/6/16)
• Unring the Bell and Koshari - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ute Lemper: Songs for Eternity - 6th & I
• Voodoo Dead featuring Steve Kimock, Jackie Greene, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti, & Wally Ingram with special guest Papa mali - the Hamilton


Thursday, 9 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Big Drum in the Sky Religion, Machine Drift, and Chester Hawkins - Velvet Lounge
• the Blues Brothers Soundtrack Live - featuring all the hit songs from the 1980 original motion picture - Howard Theatre
• Djangolaya - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Eric Roberson and D Maurice - Birchmere
• Fat Chance, NRJ, and Mudlark - Jammin' Java (Presented by Friends of Vienna Public Arts - A Mayor M. Jane Seeman Celebration Concert)
• J Pope & Funk Friday, the Rad Trads, and Big Hoax - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• JOI - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Katie Mahan, piano - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Mandaila and Sunbathers - Gypsy Sally's
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Naomi Punk, PC Worship, and Big Hush - Comet Ping Pong
• So Far Gone - Dirty South Joe, Gun$ Garcia, Magglezzz - Baltimore SoundStage
• VHS Collection, Paperwhite, and Bel Heir - DC9
• Voodoo Dead featuring Steve Kimock, Jackie Greene, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti, & Wally Ingram with special guest Papa mali - the Hamilton


Friday, 10 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aledo - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Alter Bridge - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Last Hero Tour)
• Awkward Sex . . . And the City featuring Jen Keefe, Anita Flores, Bobby Hankinson, Karolena Theresa, and host Natalie Wall - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Aztec Sun, Swift Technique, and Oh He Dead - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Back 2 the 80s featuring Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure!, Cherrelle, Hi Five, Doug E. Fresh, Chubb Rock - DAR Constitution Hall
• Blood Mist (EP release), Foghound, Asthma Castle, and Rhin - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• BoomBox - 9:30 Club
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Drugs of Faith, Tomb Warden, and Appaling - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• the Dustbowl Revival and the Rad Trads - the Hamilton
• Eric Paslay - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Eric Roberson and D Maurice - Birchmere
• the Fabulous Dialtones "Rockin' Horns Party" - Noise in the Basement - Jammin' Java
• The Garden by the North Country with LuxDeluxe & Ted Zook - Dance Loft on 14 [4618 14th St NW, WDC]
• Hannah Gill & the Hours - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jazzmeia Horn - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Jim Breuer and Bryan McKenna - Baltimore SoundStage
• Joe Marcinek Band featuring Steve Molitz (Particle), Clay Parnell (Particle, American Babies, Brothers Past), Scotty Zwang (formerly of Dopapod and Conspirators), Ten Feet Tall, and Goose - Gypsy Sally's
• JOI - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joshua Bell (violin) & Sam Haywood (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Washington Performing Arts)
• Savoy (live) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Whispers - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)


Saturday, 11 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Alyson Cambridge - Wolf Trap (the Barns - Until Now Tour)
• Book of Love - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - 30th Anniversary Tour)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• the Cadillac Three - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Monster Energy Outbreak - the Black Roses Tour)
• Canker Blossom, the Neckbeards, the Tomato Dodgers, and the Flabbergasters - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Chris Smither - AMP
• Colin Currie - 6th & I
• Deep Sugar: Ultra Naté & Lisa Moody with Katie Elder - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Dick Gregory & Paul Mooney - Howard Theatre
Dwele - Birthday Show - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Fantastic Plastics, Split Seconds, Color Palette, and HyeTension - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Foreplay: Fifth Annual Heart Health Foundation Benefit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jake Miller, Max, and Spencer Sutherland - Baltimore SoundStage
• Literary Death Match's AWP Spectacular - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Love Songs: The Beatles Vol. 4 - the Hamilton
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mike Epps with Tommy Davidson - DAR Constitution Hall
• Miles East (solo) and Kali & Ancestors In Training - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• National Symphony Orchestra: An Evening with Joshua Bell - Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92, Lalo's Symphonie's Espagnoe - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) and Marco Benevento - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Ruin By Design, Skumboyz, Machinegun Earl, Safe Word, and LNT (Like No Tomorrow) - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA] (Anti-Valentines Day Show)
• Snap Judgment - Warner Theatre
• Story District's Sucker for Love: A Valentine's Day Special - Lincoln Theatre
• the Things, Red Sammy, and the Stents - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Musical Menagerie)
• Throwing Plates (CD Release), Vim & Vigor, and Radiographers - IOTA Club & Café
• Trophy Wife, Governess, and Patsy Decline (Patsy Cline cover band featuring members of Hemlines/Bad Moves/Pygmy Lush) - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Positive Force DC's Second Annual Soup Swap - 4 PM)
• Underlined Passages, the St. Francis Social, and Faft - Velvet Lounge
• the Werks and Moogatu - Gypsy Sally's
• Will Downing - Birchmere
• the Wood Brothers and T Sisters - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 12 February 2017 [link to this day]

• All You Need Is Love 5 - Jammin' Java's Songwriters' Circle: a Tribute to the Beatles & Love Songs - Jammin' Java
• Capturing Pablo - an evening with Steve Murphy & Javier Pena - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, and Johnny Gill - Verizon Center (In It To Win It Tour)
• Corey Smith and Logan Brill - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cro-Mags, Protester (record release), Line of Sight, and DC Disorder - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Dailey & Vincent - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 7/16/16)
• Justin Hayward (the voice of the Moody Blues) with special guest Mike Dawes - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (the Wind of Heaven Tour)
• Lady Lamb and Henry Jamison - DC9 - sold out
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Musical Box (Genesis "Selling England By the Pond" recreation - Howard Theatre
• NSO Family Concert: Joshua Bell in The Man with the Violin - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM)
• Nuex and Veve Marley - Galaxy Hut
• Saint Valentine's Day Massacre - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sebastian Maniscalco - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Sego, Kit Whitacre & the Chardonnay Boys, and My French Roommate - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Step Afrika! Step Xplosion - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Tomato Dodgers, Skull Kid, Short Fictions, Foster Carrots, and Sarah Lee - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Valentine's Soul Jam - the Stylistics, Harodl Melvin's Blue Notes, the Intruders, Cuba Gooding Sr., the Dramatics featuring L.J. Reynolds - DAR Constitution Hall
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Monday, 13 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Baltimore SoundStage
• July Talk, Mona, and Little Junior - DC9 (Rescheduled from 11/3/16) - sold out
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ninet and Luray - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Parquet Courts and Mary Lattimore - 9:30 Club
• Venice Baroque Chamber Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Theater Lab - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Wrabel and Jesse Ruben - Jammin' Java
• the Yachtsmen and Alexis & the Samurai - Galaxy Hut