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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)
• ShowPony, 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
• 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)


Friday, 30 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Aviator, Our Lady, Kitsune Rad, Fine Fine, and Polyon - House Show [College Park, MD]
• Battlefield Collective - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Black Alley hosted by Scooty - Ari Lennox, D Alizay, Kerim the DJ - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Black Moon & Pharoahe Monch with DJ Zu - Howard Theatre (7 PM Early Show)
• Charlie Mars (The Money album release show) and Matthew Santos - Jammin' Java
• CooLots and Mwebb - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• DJ Tennis (Extended set) and Chris Nitti - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Fleetwood Mac - Verizon Center
• From the Hills and Burn the Dirt - Solly's [1942 11th St NW, WDC]
• Galvanize, Bleached Bones, and Rom - Comet Ping Pong (Fundraiser for Say No To Food Waste)
• Greensky Bluegrass and the Last Bison - 9:30 Club
• the Idol Kings (tribute to Journey, John Mellencamp, & Tom Petty) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Incredible Change, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Harness Flux, and DJ Jazmine - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Isenmore, Queen Wolf, Throwdown Syndicate, and Dogs & Daydrinkers - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Face Melting Friday presented by Black Rose Metal Heart Productions)
• Johnny & the Headhunters Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kaki King and Janel & Anthony - the Hamilton
• Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre - sold out
• Lions in the Grass, Cinema Hearts, Fake Bodies, Karen Culi, Rosewell, 23:37, Rhestored, and Aside Oceans - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Localpalooza)
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere
• Naked Blue and We're About 9 - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• 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 Juliana Lu-Yang (violin), Sarah Slate (violin), Nadia Jo (cello), Areen Kim (bass), Xander Day (flute), Corinne Foley (oboe), Hannah Conn (clarinet), Marin William (bassoon), Gaby Pho (horn), Jillian Khoo (violin), Julia Angelov (violin), Stephan Loh (viola), Didi Park (cello), and Naenah Jeon (cello) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the North Country, the Dupont Brothers, and Seán Barna - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Punk Rock Karaoke - Black Cat (Backstage - A Benefit for Alley Cat Allies)
• San Fermin and White Hinterland - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Screening of Salad Days: the DC Punk Revolution - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Shack Band and Cara Kelly & the Tall Tale - Gypsy Sally's
• the Smithereens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Space Jesus & Freddy Todd with DELTAnine and Soohan - Howard Theatre (11 PM Late Show)
• Spoonboy, Squill, Earth of Foxes, and Hot Tears - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• Sun Club, Sherman Whips, Little Leaguer, and Slendermen - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Tufts Beelzebubs, the Virginia Sil'hooettes, and GW Troubadours - All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church [2300 Cathedral Ave NW, WDC]
• Turnstile (Nonstop Feeling record release), Down To Nothing, Incendiary, Blind Justice, and Protester - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Will Overman Band, Turtle Recall, and People In Cars - IOTA Club & Café
• Zap Mama & Antibalas - Lisner Auditorium
• Zia Hassan, Sheltered Turtle, and Don Kim - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]


Saturday, 31 January 2015 [link to this day]

• 3rd Grade Friends and Joy On Fire - Mum's [1132 South Hanover St, Baltimore, MD]
• B Side Shuffle (featuring Patrick Rainey of the Bridge & Danny Davis), the Northerners, and Edjacated Phools - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ben Seretan - the Fresh Prince [4528 4th St NW, WDC]
• BSO: Mahler's 3rd Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Carl Anderson - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Charles Ross's One Man Star Wars Trilogy - Birchmere
Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) POSTPONED
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Duskwhales, Save the Arcadian, Dr. Robinson's Fiasco, and Cabin Creek - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Elliott Brood and Annie Stokes - DC9
• Erin McKeown and Maryleigh Roohan - 6th & I
• Gigamesh, Slaptop, and Lightwaves - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Gladstones (featuring Bob Girad of Johnny Sportcoat and the Casuals and Charlie Pastorfield from Skip Castro) with the Jill Warren Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Cris Jacobs - 9:30 Club
• Harmonic Blue, Sunbathers, Atoka Chase, and Sealab - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Height Keech (record release party), Gavin Riley, Smoke Machine, and Bookhouse - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Highballers, Karen Jonas, and Chris Timmerman - IOTA Club & Café
• Kill Lincoln, Booze Riot, Aspiga, and the Dealbreakers - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
Kodiak, A MARC Train Home, Hedless Mantis, End Year, Walkabout, and Stories Untold - Buffalo Wing University [10312 Willard Way, Fairfax, VA] CANCELLED due to UFC fight
• Led To Ruins, Uncle JoJo, Patrick Smith, and the Market Band - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre - sold out
• Napalm Death, Voivod, Exhumed, Iron Reagan, Ringworm, and Black Crown Initiate - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Arabella Steinbacher (violin): Tchaikovsky's Fate, Violin Concerto, and Symphony No. 4 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• NSO Prelude featuring NSO members Natasha Bogachek (violin), Zino Bogachek (viola), and Natsuki Fukasawa (piano) performing chamber works by Brahams and Fuchs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• the Red Fetish and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Red Sword, Lapis, KODIAK, and Alluvion - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Relay-Palooza Variety Show - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
• Reverse the Curse, Mostly Only, Edhoculi, and Telegraph Wires - Golden West Cafe (Baltimore)
• Rock Your Bones with Pale Discretion, Seventh Seal, Inhaler, Cryptic Matter, Matt Talley, From the Pyre, Terra - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Round About (CD Release Show) and Wes Tucker & the Skillets - Velvet Lounge
• Schooner Fare - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Shy Glizzy - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sleepy LaBeef and Stone Hill Allstars - the Hamilton
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• State Symphony Orchestra of México - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
TheRuinCity (CD Release) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM) RESCHEDULED FOR 4/4/15
• A Tribute to the Music of Motown - Howard Theatre
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Wesley Spangler, Cabin Creek, and Rebel Creek - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Whiskey & Boots)
• Wet Brain, Friendbeast, and Hive Bent - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Hollaback! Baltimore Benefit Show)
• Yard Byard: the Jaki Byard Project featuring Jamie Baum, George Schuller, & Jerome Harris (KC Jazz Club) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)


Sunday, 1 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Tebeleff, Semicircle, Tiger Horse, and Notaries Public - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Asaf Avidan - 9:30 Club
• Dwele - Howard Theatre
• Evan Dando and Sara Johnston - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Henry Millers, East Ghost, and Pages & Poets - Velvet Lounge
• Jail Solidarity, Citadel, Wildhoney, and Peoples Drug - Dance Institute of Washington [3400 14th St NW, WDC] (Dance Institute Benefit Show)
• Konkrete Jungle with Logistics, Render One, the Bass Avengers, Lady Shah - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Obsessives, Qualms, Witch Coast, Polyon, and Semicircle - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC] (the Dougout's Three Year Anniversary)
• Scot Reese - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Skull Theft, Ratboiler, and Advlts - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
White Violet and Semicircle - DC9 CANCELLED


Monday, 2 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Brian Cunningham Project - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Imani-Grace Cooper - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Oppo, Yairms, and ROM (solo set) - Velvet Lounge
• Robert Cray Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sekengard and Isenmor - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs & Free!)
• Spain and The Sea The Sea - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 3 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Boogiehawk, Todd Wright, and Cassidy Ford - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Stillbrave and the Sanker Family)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Common Folk, BraceFace, Hunson Abadeer, and Imaginary Hockey League - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Damien Jurado and Moonlight Detective - Rock & Roll Hotel
• John Reilly & Friends featuring Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Karine Deshayes (mezzo-soprano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
Lucy Hale - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• Mike Ryan, Dan Magnolia, and Zach Parkman - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Radford University Percussion Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tamara Wellons - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Walker Redds Project - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Yairns, Infinite Honey, and Drag Sounds - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 4 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex G, Teen Suicide, Us & Us Only, and Baklavaa - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• American Aquarium - the Hamilton
• Blues Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cameron Carpenter - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - a Rubenstein Family Organ Recital)
• DJ Sliink, Enferno, and James Nasty - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• EC3 with special guest Sol Elder - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Field Effect and the Color & Sound - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Flyleaf, Adelitas Way, Framing Hanley, and Fit For Rivals - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (SNOCORE 2015 Winter Music Tour)
• Grizfolk and Coin - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jason Isbell and Damien Jurado - Lincoln Theatre
• Kevin Devine, Into It. Over It., and Laura Stevenson - 6th & I
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Laura Tsaggaris vs. Justin Jones & the B-Sides - CD Release Party - 9:30 Club
Minnie Driver and Owen Danoff - Birchmere CANCELLED
• Moogatu and the Jones - Gypsy Sally's
• Natalie Prass and Lady Lady - DC9 - sold out
• Orchestra Prazevica (Balkan gypsy jazz) and Turbofolk - Bossa
• Washington National Opera Preview of Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites and Wagner's the Flying Dutchman - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Wynton Marsalis Quintet & Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra (Jason Wagner, conductor) - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE


Thursday, 5 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Always Red November, Beasts of Graythorn, and Adam Randy - Angels Rockbar [10 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• Anne McCue and Sligo Creek Stompers - IOTA Club & Café
• the Ashley Daneman Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bad Influence Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Batida Diferente - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• BSO: Garrick Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Ex Hex - Dr. Martens Store [3108 M St NW, WDC]
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Great Good Fine OK, Kristin Diable, and the Walking Sticks - DC9
• Gully Waters, Nag Champa, and Continue - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Herb & Hanson, the Plate Scrapers, and Hollertown - Gypsy Sally's
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Megosh, Vanity Strikes, the Funeral Portrait, Wither, and Bridge to Divide - Ottobar (Baltimore) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Midnite and Jah9 - Howard Theatre
Minnie Driver and Jesse Ruben - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) CANCELLED
• National Symphony Orchestra (Juraj Valcuha, conductor) with Vilde Frang (violin) - Stravinsky's Pulcinella - Suite; Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1; Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pinkwash, Puff Pieces, and Sneaks - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Pitches Be Crazy, Kings Post, and Revathi - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Puddles Pity Party - the Hamilton
• the Robert Cray Band - Birchmere
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Talk Radio, Bare Left, Warden, and Cartoon Weapons - Velvet Lounge
• Three Man Soul Machine - Showtime [113 Rhode Island Ave NW, WDC]
• Viceroy and Phantoms - 9:30 Club
• Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Friday, 6 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Abdoulaye Ndiaye - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Alan Barnosky - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Alex Vans & the Hide Away - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anvil, Lord Dying, Sun Lord, Pain, March To Victory, Burning Shadows, and Operation Death - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] (Hope in Hell Tour 2015)
• Art Sorority for Girls & Lowercase Letters - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged Community Showcase)
• Backbeat Underground and the Beirds - Velvet Lounge
• Black Masala and Congo Sanchez - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Blankus Larry, Ezra Mae & the Gypsy-Moon, and Calavera Skull - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Blatant 80s - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• the Clarks and Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 - State Theatre
• Dana Fuchs and Peter & Gena McKibben of the Herd of Main Street - Gypsy Sally's
• Drew Gibson (1532 CD release show), Crooked Tree, and Lara Supan - IOTA Club & Café
• Earl Carter & Phillip 'Doc' Martin with Alyson Williams: an elegant night of sax, strings, & vocals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gloriana, Maddie & Tae, Montgomery Gentry, and Austin Webb - Fillmore Silver Spring (WMZQ's Stars & Guitars)
• I the Breather, Exotype, Forevermore, Come the Dawn, Minds Like Mirrors, Once Dead Twice Shy, Set For Tomorrow, Encasing Embrace, the Squad Shut True Terror, Values & Virtues, and I Ohms - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Jamie Cullum - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Jamie McLean Band (of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• the Labour Party and Kyle Morgan - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Maceo Parker - Kennedy Center (Atrium - 8 & 10 PM - the Crossroads Club)
• Mark Farina, Karina, and Benoit Benoit - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Montrose Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Nappy Riddem, Sol Roots, LITZ, Threesound, and DJ Leo - Jammin' Java (Bob Marley's 70th Birthday Tribute Event)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Juraj Valcuha, conductor) with Vilde Frang (violin) - Stravinsky's Pulcinella - Suite; Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1; Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• OrchKids - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pat McGee Band (reunion show) - Birchmere
• Pony Bones, Rachel Ries, and Fellow Creatures - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Rat Infested, Kodiak, Devolver, and Lapis - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Salvage the Tongue, Schroeder, the Oddities, and Crash Concept - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Savion Glover's STePz - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Third World, Jesse Royal, Roger Steffens, and DJ Dub Architect - 9:30 Club (Bob Marley's 70th Birthday Celebration)
• Throwback, Dead End Lane, Stitch the Lids, Holdfast, and Never Submit - Memories Bar [2360 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD]
• Time Hitler, Liz Vayda, Tourism, Nudi Suits, and Dead Buddha - K317H House [Charles Village, Baltimore, MD]
• Unity Reggae Band, Strykers Posse, the Scotch Bonnets, and DJ Rasta Rod - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Bob Marley's Bday Celebration)
• Void of Kings (CD Release Party), Carthage, Dregs, Ensnared Humanity, I Plead Insanity, and Start the Scene - Baltimore SoundStage
• Wake Up World! Featuring Revolution Child - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• War on Women (LP Release Party), Big Mouth, Dai Burger, and DJ Jerrod Bronson - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• White Arrows and Chappo - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• White Ford Bronco and New Wilderness - Howard Theatre - sold out
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Your Solar, the Plums (York, PA), and Kyle Morgan - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Saturday, 7 February 2015 [link to this day]

• the 6th Annual Little House Studio Recital - Jammin' Java (11 AM Morning Show)
• the 9 Songwriters Series - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Abdoulaye Ndiaye - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Almost Angels - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• AMFMS, What Moon Things, VLMA, and Skull Theft - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Arlo Guthrie (the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• Augraf & Zimmer and Eau Claire - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Bananas featuring Jubilee, Lady Prowl + Lara - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bobby Thompson & the New Gentlemen - Listening Party & Acoustic Show - Blue Groove Soundz [5852 N Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Borgeous, LooKas, LJ MTX, and BORTZ - 9:30 Club (Late show - 11 PM) - sold out
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Chris Brubeck's Triple Play (KC Jazz Club) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Chris Tucker - DAR Constitution Hall
• Chubby Carrier and Little Red & the Renegades - the Hamilton
• Craig Ferguson - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Cut the Architect's Hand, Cammo Shorts, the Vomiting Dinosaurs (CD release show), Organ Trail, and Elagabalus - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal - One Year Anniversary Show)
• Dan Joseph, Chester Hawkins, and Noiseless Ensemble - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Deceased, Sloth Herder, Morbius, Tortile, and Inhumation - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Drugs of Faith, Enemy Insects, Clay Davis, Rukut, Universal Remonster, and Uncle Buck - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Elm and Subtle Hustle - Gypsy Sally's
• Folk Soul Revival - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Hipstones - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Horse Lords, Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band, Mind Over Mirrors, and Bobby Donnie - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Marianna Prjevalskaya (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Mojo Priests - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mr. Gabe & the Circle Tiem All_Stars - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC] (Kids Music)
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Juraj Valcuha, conductor) with Vilde Frang (violin) - Stravinsky's Pulcinella - Suite; Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1; Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Natural Velvet, Black Lung, Eze Jackson, and Tendrills - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Two Divas and a Bear! - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 11 AM & 1:30 PM)
• Paperhaus (album release), Loud Boyz, Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, and DJ Ayescold - 9:30 Club (DC Music Download's 3rd Birthday & Benefit for DC Punk Archive - 7 PM show)
• Parquet Courts, Priests, and Sheer Mag - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Parthenon Huxley & Friends perform the hits of ELO & the Beatles - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Plurals (vinyl album release party), Barnyard Sharks, and Devoids - Ottobar (Baltimore)
PRAVAFEST: Brian Chase & Ursula Scherrer, Mal Devisa, Tamar Ettun, GEMS, Patrick Higgins, Uno Hype, Matmos, Elizabeth Schumann, Allard Van Hoorn, plus installations by Emilie Baltz, Milton Croissant III, Derek Larson, Sara Ludy, Jonathan Monaghan, Sam Okerstrom-Lang, Jason Peters, Michael Bell-Smith, Wickerham & Lomax - Pike & Rose [11580 Old Georgetown Rd, North Bethesda, MD]
• the Project, His Dream of Lions, and Sub Radio Standard - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Remembering Harry James featuring John Blount and Dave Tucker Big Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Romantic States, Mattress Financial (mem. Two Inch Astronaut), and the Creature People (mem. Pygmy Lush, Big Hush) - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC] (3 PM Matinee Show - Benefit for Radio CPR)
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Screws, Babies With Rabies, and JJ Damage & the Bandits - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Simon Shaheen, oud & violin - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Sirsy and Boxwave - IOTA Club & Café
• Slick Rick & Rakim, DJ Zu, NaVon Smith, and EZ Street - Howard Theatre
• Thaylobleu, Throwdown Syndicate, Jenny Hates Techno, and Banish the Culprit - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Tortious Tones - DC9 (Catholic Law School Happy Hour - 7 PM)
• the Tragic Thrills and the New Valleys - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa


Sunday, 8 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Animal Collective DJ Set (Deakin, Geologist, & Avey Tare) and Nightbird (John of U.S. Royalty) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Applefeast, the Dealbreakers, and Throw Me a Rope - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Arlo Guthrie (the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cyrille Aimee (jazz vocalist) - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• David Cook (winner of American Idol Season 7) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee) - sold out
• Dr. Dubenstein, Desi Hyson, and Tuff Lion - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Eyehategod, Saint Vitus, Corrosion of Conformity, the Cro-Mags, Misery Index, F*ck You Pay Me, and Fortress - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Fellow Creatures, Stranger in the Alps (album release), and Rachel Ries - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Freedy Johnston and Carsie Blanton - Jammin' Java
• Here, Now, and Forever KINGs - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Laurel Rose and Patrick Jones - Casa Girard [1226 Girard St NW, WDC]
• Lorri Holt - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• LTJ Bukem, Drone, and Ken Lazee - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Lydia Loveless - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Mark Meadows + Tim Whalen + Jonathan Parker - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (DC Jazz Loft)
• National Philharmonic: 10th Anniversary Concert - Beethoven's Ninth - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
Records Collecting Dust film screening - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs) No longer on venue web site
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Spencer Joyce and Embracer - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD]
• Todd Ellison and Friends: the Romance of Broadway - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Tony Tovar y Proyecto Jazz - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Monday, 9 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Beijing Chamber Players - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Brooke Fraser and Dark Waves - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Chrisette Michele - Birchmere
• Genevieve and Jamie & James - Jammin' Java
• Hypoluxo and Washa - Galaxy Hut
• Jackson's Five: Jackson of the Weathervanes hosts five songwriters - Paige Allbritton, Daniel Hill, Tom McBride, Caitlin Schniderman, and Jackson - IOTA Club & Café (Free!)
• Jacqui Naylor - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jamaican Queens, Sleepy Kitty, and Pree - DC9
• Mali Music - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Neonates, Ursula, Buttercup, and Other Girls - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
Spandau Ballet - 9:30 Club Postponed to 4/28/15
• Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore (of UFO), Black Nights Rising, and Old James - Empire (formerly Jaxx)


Tuesday, 10 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Andrew Duhon - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Anthony D'Amato and Michaela Anne - Jammin' Java
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Chrisette Michele - Birchmere
• Familiar Faces - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Glen Hansard and the Lost Brothers - Lincoln Theatre
• Hypoluxo, Washa, King Clone, Schroeder, and Naked - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• J Pope & Funk Friday, Sidewalk Chalk, Black Root, and DJ James Nasty - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• KONGOS and Colony House - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Kyle Morgan and Jonny Grave - BumperDome [1334 Hamlin St NE, WDC]
• Living Colour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Nick Thune featuring Ben Kronberg and Kate Berlant - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• Paperhaus, Jamaican Queens, Outer Spaces, and Sleepy Kitty - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Wisdom Speeks - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 11 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Robinson Brotherhood - 9:30 Club
• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Fifth on the Floor and Matt Woods - Jammin' Java
• Fire Retarded (mem of the Hussy), Loud Boyz, Moist, and Alone Time - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• JoAnne Shaw Taylor - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Leon Russell - the Hamilton
• the NRIs, Feral Conservatives, and EastWestHwy - Velvet Lounge
• Penguin Gentry and Hall Williams Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Polyon, Chandos, Two Inch Astronaut, and Sherman Whips - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Robert E. Person - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shaanxi Folk Art Theater - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Sidekicks, Lvl Up, and Foozle - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Silence the Blind - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tattoo Money - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Travis Tritt (solo acoustic) - Birchmere


Thursday, 12 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 50 Cent and G-Unit - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Alyson Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ani Cordero - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Balkan Falcon, Lovebug Junkies, 3rd Grade Friends, and Auxiliary mammals - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• BSO: All Bach - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chris McClenney, Kidd Marvel, Mane Squeeze, Ayes Cold, and Native Sun - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Darsombra, Among the Rocks & Roots, and Mecanum with Tatiana Z. Miller - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Eilen Jewell - Jammin' Java
• End Year, Older Notes, Body Thief, Walkabout, and Green Beans - 9720 Schreiner Lane, Great Falls, VA
• Eric Benet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
the Hackensaw Boys - Gypsy Sally's Rescheduled for 4/16/15
• His Name Is Alive (25th Anniversary Tour) and Geoff Britches - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Juels Bland, Ross Farquhar, and Zach Parkman - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Lushfarm, Sr., Blind Man Leading, and Rosemary Stretch - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Micah, Amanda Lee, Jen Miller, and Jeff Waters - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Mint Condition and Antone "Chooky" Caldwell - Baltimore SoundStage
• the New Pornographers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Penny Pistolero, Pony Bones, Josephine Olivia, and Syce - Velvet Lounge
• Phillip hartley, Al Rogers, and DJ Booda Monk - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Phox and Field Report - 9:30 Club
• Pleasure Curses, Furniteur, and Outputmessage - W Washington Hotel [515 15th St NW @ F St, WDC]
• Runaway Dorothy - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Sinkane and Wing Dam - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sotê - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Spektral Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Stooges Brass Band - the Hamilton
• Three Man Soul Machine - Showtime [113 Rhode Island Ave NW, WDC]
• Time Is Fire, Ancestral Duo, and Howard Weiss - Bossa
• the Wayward, Special People, Elagabalus, Bassoon, and Anal Butt - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• White Reaper and Night Kitchen - DC9
• White Shadow - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (the Bloodiest Valentines Ball)
• the Woodshedders and Brandy Station Company - Gypsy Sally's


Friday, 13 February 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series: Justin Trawick, Aaron Tinjum, Nevin Steven, Angie Head, Elena Los Fulanos, Sarah Peterson, Cordell (Ryan McMichael & Grace Nagia), the Sidleys, Shane Wilson - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Aurelio - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Bg Bang Baby - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Bill Staines and Jessica Smucker - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Bobby Thompson & the New Gentlemen (EP release show), Westmain, and Lauren Calve Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Bosley - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Bach Family - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cereus Bright and Elenowen - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Chatham County Line and the Bumper Jacksons - the Hamilton
• Church Night: Rom plus comedy from Sean Joyce & Katherine Timpf and burlesque from Cherie Sweetbottom - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Coat Rack Keener, Grassgrinder, Highland Hill Boys, and Useless Grant - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Baltimore Free Farm Benefit Show)
• Dub City Renegades and FeelFree - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Eric Benet - Birchmere
• Ethiopian Jazz Quartet with Araya Woldemichael - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Noon)
• Foghound, Carousel, Old Indian, Cold Blue Mountain, and Mantis Toboggan - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Frederic Yonnet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Haint Blue, Dear Creek, and Big Hoax - Velvet Lounge
• Harmonic Blue, Fractal Cat, the Milestones, and Danger Parker - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Howard Gospel Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Irene Jalenti - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• James Zabiela, DJ Lisa Frank, and Sumner - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Jennifers, Pop Death, and Nick Hope - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jenny Scheinman featuring Brian Blade (KC Jazz Club) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• JSMN, Rochelle Jordan, and Abhi/Dijon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)
• Juan Gabriel - Patriot Center
• LaChanze (Barbara Cook's Spotlight) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. - Baltimore SoundStage
• Left Bank Quartet (David Salness and Sally McLain, violins; Katherine Murdock, viola; and Evelyn Elsing, cello) - Luigi Boccherini's Quartet in G Major, Op. 44, No. 4; Johannes Brahms' Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1; and Beethoven's Quartet in A minor, Op. 132 - Christ Lutheran Church [5101 16th St NW, WDC]
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Love Canon and Karen Jonas & Tim Bray - Gypsy Sally's
• the Mary Onettes - House of Sweden [2900 K St NW, WDC] - sold out
• Mick Jenkins, Kirk Knight, Saba Pivot, NoName Gypsy, Chris Allen, Polo Shaw, Young Zay, and Plutarco Conteras - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ms. Lauryn Hill - SMALL AXE: Acoustic Performance Series - Howard Theatre
• Nick Di Paolo - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Periphery, Nothing More, and Wovenwar - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Phil Wiggins, Andrea Hoag, and Dovetail Ensemble - Carroll Café at Seekers Church [276 Carroll St NW, WDC]
Point Break LIVE - Howard Theatre POSTPONED TO 3/13/15
• Rachel Kline, Lilac Daze, California Cousins, and Oklahoma Car Crash - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Robert Irvine Live - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - State Theatre
• Scott Kurt - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Secret Society - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Shining Blade Theory and Kabob-o-Taj - Solly's [1942 11th St NW, WDC]
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Stereo Riots (CD Release Show), Last Armistice, Tarfu, and Burn the Ballroom - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Sturgill Simpson and Anderson East - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Stylistics and the Dramatics - DAR Constitution Hall
• Tereu Tereu, Hemlines, Crimson Wave, Jail Solidarity, and Jack On Fire - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Benefit for Casa Ruby)
• Valleys in Autumn, Changing Scene, and San Petro - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• the Vice & Virtue Valentine's Burlesque Revue with new Orleans Brass Band Soggy Po Boys - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Warm Sun (ex-Faraquet/Beauty Pill/the Aquarium), Operation: Push (ex-E.D. Sedgwick), and TV John & the Legendary Band - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• White Reaper - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]


Saturday, 14 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Andy Zipf (of the Cowards Choir) and Ryan Walker (of the Beanstalk Library) - IOTA Club & Café
• Armageddon, Framework, Existentium, and Cab Ride Home - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Bobby Thompson & the New Gentlemen - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Booze Riot, Caustic Casanova, and Eyelet - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
Broccoli Samurai - the Bungalow [13891 Metrotech Dr, Chantilly, VA] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• Catscan! (album release show), StereoRiots, and Height Keech - Velvet Lounge
• Cold Blue Mountain, Sokushinbutsu, Clay Davis (mem. The Heads Are Zeros), Maloso (mem. Mind As Prison), Bereave, and Donna - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC] (Dash DC Benefit Show)
• Dead Professional, Rathborne, and New Boss - Rock & Roll Hotel
• DJs Jana Hunter (Lower Dens), James Nasty, Dianamatic, Lesser Gonzales, & Young Coconut - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Valentine's Day Moveable Feast Benefit)
• Doomtree and Open Mike Eagle - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Duke Ellington Orchestra - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Eunbi Kim - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Foreplay - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (A Valentine's Day Heart Health Foundation Benefit)
• Frederic Yonnet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Harris Hawk, Blood Pheasant, Black Dominia, and Rob Plier - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA]
• Irene Jalenti - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• John Pizzarelli & Jane Monheit - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kacey Musgraves and John & Jacob - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) - sold out
• Katt Williams - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Kiss & Ride - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kurt Elling: Passion World - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Leggy, Reagan Cats, and Den-Mate - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Love Canon and Big Chimney - Gypsy Sally's
• Love Songs: The Beatles with Julia Nixon, the Lofgren Brothers, Todd Wright, Cal Everett, the Hummingbyrds, Tender Polman - the Hamilton
• Luke Stewart, Lucas Brode, Meredith Brove, Layne Garrett, McColm/Scheible Duo - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC] (3 PM Matinee - final show)
• Ms. Lauryn Hill - SMALL AXE: Acoustic Performance Series - Howard Theatre - sold out
• My Funny Valentine Comedy Jam - DAR Constitution Hall
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Thrill of Tchaikovsky - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• the Nighthawks - Jammin' Java
• Richard Marx - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sam Hunt and Native Run - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• SpeakeasyDC's Sucker for Love - 9:30 Club (Two shows - 6 PM & 8:30 PM)
• Steal the Sky - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (Late show)
• This Is Baltimore covers show: The Diamond Sea (Sonic Youth), Souls on Fire (Danzig), Black Rose (Thin Lizzy) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Thomas Jack, Sam Feldt, and Tommy Cornelis - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• Todd Myers (In Visions), Mike Ryan, and Bud Ireland - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Melt Your Heart Acoustic Night)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa


Sunday, 15 February 2015 [link to this day]

• All You Need Is Love 3 - Jammin' Java's Songwriters' Circle: A Tribute to the Beatles & Love Songs - Jammin' Java
• Americana Radio Show with Caroline & the Whole Magilla - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC] (11 AM show)
• Amy Helm & the Handsome Strangers and New Sweden - Gypsy Sally's
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands (presented by Gorilla Music) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Caol Jets, ShowPony, and Chase Willett - DC9
• Charlie Wilson with Kem & Joe - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Conservatory Project: students from the Curtis Institute of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• DC Loves Dilla - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Dead Men's Hollow and Rain Follows the Plow - IOTA Club & Café
• Diamond Macker and Jeff Larocca - Galaxy Hut
• the Duke Ellington Orchestra - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• East West Hwy (EP Release Show), La Venganza de Cheetara, Tomato Dodgers, Tone, and Jack Nicholson - Scoby House aka Bunga Bunga House [1210 Fairmont St NW, WDC]
• Erykah Badu - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Franz Nicolay, More Humans (acoustic), and the Tender Thrill - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Fresh Cut Orchestra - Bossa
• Jackie Myers - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jerusalem Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jimmie's Chicken Shack, Charm City Devils, Kelly Bell Band, All Mighty Senators, Bastards of Reality (Black Sabbath tribute), Bad Seed Rising, and hosted by Jimmy Haha - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Jeff Kaplan Memorial Concert & Gathering)
• Juan Wauters, the Sea Life, and Nice Breeze - Comet Ping Pong
• Kurt Elling: Jazz Master Class - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 11:30 AM)
• NSO Family Concert: Casey at the Bat - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 4 PM)
• Rataxes, the Red Fetish, and Utenzil - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Riders in the Sky: Salute to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys! - Birchmere
• Robert Earl Keen and Bonnie Bishop - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sarah Sullivan & the New Old Fashioneds - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Ship Captain Crew, Maid Myriad, Suburbs, Wasted Year, and K Sean Long - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Spider Lilies, Valerie Gentile & Abbey Nex, Glitterlust, DJ Shade, DJ Nekromantra, and DJ Kangal - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Stephanie Mills and DJ Zu - Howard Theatre
• Syleena Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Temesgen and G/egziabher & TEMU - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Theophilus London, Father, and Doja Cat - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
the Wammies - State Theatre POSTPONED to 3/15/15
• the War & Treaty - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)


Monday, 16 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live: Professional Victim, Paradrei, Vessel, Small Town Titans - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Conservatory Project: students from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Current Swell - Jammin' Java
• Erykah Badu - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• George V. Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• K. Michelle - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) - sold out
• Mutombo da Poet, Amadou Kouyate, Booda Monk, nosted by Meche Korrect & DJ K-Meta - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Electric Shrine: Open Mic Experience)
Operators and Pleasure Curses - DC9 (Rescheduled from 1/12/15) CANCELLED
• the Saturday Giant and Derek Evry - Galaxy Hut
• Small Wonder, Rivergazer, Soft Cat, Frozen Lawn, and Alan Ginsberg - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Sol Driven Train - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 17 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Carter, Lineup Atlantic, and Erica Ashley - Baltimore SoundStage
• Albert Lee and Atlas Gray - Jammin' Java
• Bad Suns, Coasts, and Maudlin Strangers - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Bill Heid - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Billy Ocean - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Black Alley - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Rescheduled from 1/31/15) CANCELLED due to hazardous weather - refunds available at point of purchase.
• Conclusion Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Conservatory Project: students from Manhattan School of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater) CANCELLED due to weather.
• Dawn Richard - Howard Theatre
• Dirty Dozen Brass Band - the Hamilton
• Elikey - IOTA Club & Café (Free show after the Mardi Gras Parade)
• Emmy the Great and Louis Weeks - DC9
Foozle, Rivergazer, Outer Spaces, Small Wonder, and Luke Reddick (members of Cool People, Dudes) - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (Milhouse's Inaugural Show) MOVED TO COMMUNIVERSE due to lack of heat/water
• Foozle, Rivergazer, Outer Spaces, Small Wonder, and Luke Reddick (members of Cool People, Dudes) - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC] (Moved from Milhouse)
• Jamie McClean & Friends - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Robert Earl Keen - Happy Prisoner: the Bluegrass Tour - Birchmere (in the Music Hall)
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 18 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Bethesda Blues & Jazz Orchestra - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Bunny the Bear, Minds Like Mirrors, and In Your Memory - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Carol Riddick - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Conservatory Project: students from the Cleveland Institute of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• the Contortionist, Revocation, Fallujah, Toothgrinder, the Monolith, Oberris, Silent on Fifth Street, and Eastdear Park - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Cutting Agency and Fractal Cat - Gypsy Sally's
• DigiTour 2015 - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Edwin McCain - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Eric Owens: Opera Master Class - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery)
• Francisco the Man, Jackson Scott, and Raindeer - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and DJ Zu - Howard Theatre
• Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• JJ Grey & Mofro and the London Souls - 9:30 Club
• Leighton Meester - Birchmere
• New Madrid, Go Cozy, and Witch Coast - DC9
• Nightmares on Wax (DJ set) and All Good Funk Alliance - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• PRHYME (DJ Premier & Royce Da 5'9"), Your Old Droog, Boldy James, and Kane Mayfield - Baltimore SoundStage
• Shake Me a Dream and Anonamas - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce the Veil - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Sonafrique feat. Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang with DJ Dutty Bookman - Bossa
• Taboo, People's Drug, Radiator Greys, Cryptid, and Terrors - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]


Thursday, 19 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Beacon, Lord Raja, and Lance Neptune - DC9
• Bianca Del Rio (Rolodex of Hate) - Fillmore Silver Spring (Two shows - 9 PM & 11:45 PM)
• Big Head Todd & the Monsters - 9:30 Club
Borracho, Carousel, Joy, and Caustic Casanova - Velvet Lounge MOVED TO THE PINCH DUE TO LACK OF HEAT AT THE VELVET LOUNGE
• BSO: Patti Austin Sings Ella & the Duke - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Caitlin Caney - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Carousel and Joy - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Moved from the Velvet Lounge)
• Chocolate Puma, Seba Yuri, and Brad Piff - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Colonel Josh & the Honky Tonk Heroes - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Conservatory Project: students from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Ed Jurdi (Band of Heathens), Seth Walker, and Edward David Anderson (Backyard Tire Fire) - Gypsy Sally's
• F, Joy on Fire, and Expanding Man - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Gist, Mobius Strip, the French Admirals, and the Feed - IOTA Club & Café
• Go Go Gadjet - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Hunting Party, St. James & the Apostles, and the Butterface Effect - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kishi Bashi String Quartet and Busman's Holiday - 6th & I - sold out
• Laughing Man, Maloso, and Peoples Drug - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Mad Dog Jazz - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Mantras, ELM (Electric Love Machine), and Definition of One - Jammin' Java
• Mark Normand and Joe List - Black Cat (Backstage - A Benefit for We Are Family)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Matthias Pintscher, conductor) with Karen Gomo (violin) and the Washington Master Chorale (Thomas Colohan, Artistic Director) - Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande - Suite, Pintscher's Mar'eh (U.S. Premiere); Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé - Complete Ballet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• A Place To Bury Strangers, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Thrushes, and Black Clouds - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Prhyme (DJ Premier & Royce da 5'9"), Your Old Droog, Boldy James, and EZ Street - Howard Theatre
• Retox, Whores, and Octaves - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Shooter Jennings and Waymore's Outlaws - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Silverstein, Hands Like Houses, Major League, and My Iron Lung - Baltimore SoundStage
• Spencer Joyce, Daniel Warren Hill, and Josh Urban - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Tab Benoit - Birchmere
• Three Man Soul Machine - Showtime [113 Rhode Island Ave NW, WDC]
• Torch Runner, Black Mask, Clay Davis, and Bereave - Bell Foundry [1539 N. Calvert St, Baltimore, MD]


Friday, 20 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Norris - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Amos Saint Jean & Friends - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
AWOLfest: Hejira, Hydra Kyll, Eastdear Park, Westfield, Schroeder, Take Care - AWOL Skate Shop [5310 East Dr, Arbutus, MD]
• the Benderz - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Bucky's Fatal Mistake, Dissonance, Throw Me a Rope, and Camps - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Charming Worldwide feat. Kendrick Lytes, Sheila Nychole, and Davonne - Velvet Lounge
• Conservatory Project: students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• dedWAX: A Benefit Concert for Whole Planet Foundation - Jammin' Java
• Drymill Road (CD Release Party) - Lost Rhino Brewing [21730 Red Rum Dr, Suite 147-157, Ashburn, VA]
• Ed Kowalczyk: "Throwing Copper Unplugged" 20th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Foehammer, Curse, Graceless, Romannis Motte, Arterial, and Tag Cloud - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2015: Pasadena, Knolly Moles, Little Bird, Chasing Verity, Leo & Cygnus, Fresh Competition - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Georgetown Cabaret: the 39th Annual Rock Extravaganza - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Harry Connick Jr. - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Human Country Jukebox - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Human Services, Cab Ride Home, Condemn the Infected, and Keep - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jeffrey Foucault - IOTA Club & Café
• Jencarlos Canela - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jitters, Nude Tayne, and ShowPony - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• Keller Williams (solo) - Birchmere
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Martha Reeves & the Vandellas - Howard Theatre
• Mountainwolf, Foghound, and Negative American - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
MusiChianti - Lupo Verde [1401 T St NW, WDC} CANCELLED
• National Symphony Orchestra (Matthias Pintscher, conductor) with Karen Gomo (violin) and the Washington Master Chorale (Thomas Colohan, Artistic Director) - Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande - Suite, Pintscher's Mar'eh (U.S. Premiere); Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé - Complete Ballet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Oliver Lake, Michael Formanek, Lafayette Gilchrist, and Eric Kennedy - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Overdrive featuring LAXX, DJ Chankey, Ruckle, Ponix, Confetti, Rodd Sim, Rabat, Jaxxparrow, Evil Monstar, Cybin Quest, Hogan, Crow Sixx - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• A Place To Bury Strangers, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, and Multicult - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Punch Brothers and Gaby Moreno - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Randy Thompson Band and the Broadcast - Gypsy Sally's
• Sean Born & Dunc ("Organic" vinyl release show), Uptown XO (of Diamond District), Kaimbr, Toine (of DTMD), Drew Kid & Boon, and DJ set by Slimkat (of the 1978ers) - Comet Ping Pong
• the Slackers, the Players Band, and the Upstarters - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Soundconnection featuring Marquise & DJ Noel - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre
• Treasure Fingers and Martin Roth - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Unit 731, Rock Bottom, Outer Heaven, Sokushinbutsu, Consumed with Hatred, and Bereave - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Wale, Audio Push, Bizzy Crook, and Damond Blue - Baltimore SoundStage
• Wing Dam, Boy Spit, See Gulls, and Small Apartments - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Wut Knotts (featuring Rico Amero) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Young Summer, PLOY, and Pleasure Curses - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Saturday, 21 February 2015 [link to this day]

Accidents, 90 Proof Therapist, Risk Ray, and Six Foot Machine - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA] CANCELLED
• Adam Devine and Adam Ray - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
Alex Norris - Twins Jazz (Two shows) CANCELLED
All Out War (For Those Who Were Crucified lineup), Xibala, Rude Awakening, the Banner, Steel Nation, and Absolute Suffering - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Alvin Risk - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Amel Larrieux - Howard Theatre
• AstroCappella - the Chromatics - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4:30 PM Afternoon Show)
Bencoolen - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (12:30 PM show) POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
Bianca Del Rio - the Rolodex of Hate Tour - Baltimore SoundStage (Two shows - 8 PM & 11 PM) - sold out POSTPONED TO 6/11/15 DUE TO SNOW
Boogie Down Burlesque with live music from the Judy Chops - State Theatre CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Br'er, Tone, and Greenland - Comet Ping Pong POSTPONED
C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band - Artisphere (Ballroom) POSTOPNED TO 5/28/15 DUE TO SNOW
• Classic Albums 1995: the Dashing Pumpkins (as the Smashing Pumpkins), Two Dragons & a Cheetah (as Alanis Morrisette), Jonny Grave (as Radiohead), and Alex Vans (as the Foo Fighters) - IOTA Club & Café
• Conservatory Project: students from the Yale School of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips (EP Release Show), Gauzy (ex-Tayisha Busay), and Hemlines - Black Cat (Backstage)
Cyrus Pireh, Jonathan Badger, and Zak Forrest - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Daphne Lee Martin - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC] POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW.
• Don McLean - Birchmere - sold out
• Ed Kowalczyk: "Throwing Copper Unplugged" 20th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
Ehse On Ice 2015: Ro, Sunatirene, DJ Benny B - Mt Pleasant Ice Arena [6101 Hillen Road, Baltimore, MD] POSTPONED TO 3/6/15 DUE TO SNOW
Ellicott City Ghost Tour and the Not-So Poet (EP release) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Benefit for the Electric Maid) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• the Expendables, Ballyhoo!, and Katastro - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Face the Music: Jenny Undercofler, director - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2015: RDGLDGRN, Bumpin Uglies, Dale & the Zdubs, Higher Education, Resinated, the Substance, BakkTron, GURU PRYME - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Ginger Blossoms (redhead Gin Blossoms tribute), the Set-Up, and Party Poison - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Harry Connick Jr. - Strathmore (Music Center) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quaterfinal 2015: JHU AllNighters, Anokha (U of Maryland), DaCadence (U of Maryland), Faux Paz (U of Maryland), Squawkappella (Salisbury University), UMBC Mama's Boys, JHU Vocal Chords, UMBC Cleftomaniacs, Vocal Point (U of Delaware), MELUDEES (U of Delaware) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
Jerry Hergenreder (of Color School), LightArms, and Finley Martin - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Joe Clair & Friends comedy night - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 5 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Kiti Gartner & the Deceits - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
the Larry Keel Experience and Walker's Run - Gypsy Sally's (Kingman Island Bluegrass Kickoff Spectacular) POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
• Lopez Studios: Broadway Review Concert Series - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Meer, Caustic Casanova, Morning Banana Diet, Doctor Smoke, and B&O Railroad - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: An Evening with Doc Severinsen - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
Mobile Deathcamp (ex-Gwar), Rabid Assassin, Operation Death, Vitality, and Suffer No Guilt - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
My Darling Fury, See Gulls, Alfajor, and Bricktop - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• National Symphony Orchestra (Matthias Pintscher, conductor) with Karen Gomo (violin) and the Washington Master Chorale (Thomas Colohan, Artistic Director) - Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande - Suite, Pintscher's Mar'eh (U.S. Premiere); Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé - Complete Ballet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Orchestre de la Suisse Romande - Charles Dutoit (conductor), Nikolai Lugansky (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Punch Brothers and Gaby Moreno - 9:30 Club - sold out
the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Red, Islander, and Full Devil Jacket - Empire (formerly Jaxx) CANCELLED
Sapremia, Pestuary, Bestial Evil, Tyrant's Hand, Mower, and the Vomiting Dinosaurs - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Seth Troxler - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) Rescheduled to 4/11/15
• the Soul Rebels and Nth Power - the Hamilton
Stephen Simmons - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge) CANCELLED
Teamster, Zekiah, Rat Infested, Vicious Tides, and Musket Hawk - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Technicians, Aerial View, One Word, Cartoon Weapons, and Otis Infrastructure - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD] POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre
Tony Risotto, Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Orlando Johnson & Friends - Velvet Lounge CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa CANCELLED
Typefighter, DRGN King, Busses, and Teen Mom - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Vocale Sine Nomine (Sizzling Sounds of Cuba) - Church of the Epiphany [1317 G St NW, WDC]
Wayne Krantz Trio featuring Keith Carlock & Anthony Jackson - Jammin' Java RESCHEDULED FOR 2/22/15 at 4 PM
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Wilted Woman, L Lewis, Nick Klein, Trogpite, JHRNBR, and DJ C10 - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
Wu-Tang Tribute Concert with Kane Mayfield (as Ghostface Killah), Femi the Dri Fish (as RZA), Ogun (as Method Man), Greenspan (as Raekwon), Skarr Akbarr (as Inspectah Deck), Corday the Artist (as Masta Killa), Height (as Cappadonna), Black Root (as GZA), with performances by Ra the MC and Ashley Alexander, hosted by Eze Jackson as ODB and Civ Jones - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER to 2/25/15


Sunday, 22 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Albino Rhino - IOTA Club & Café
• the British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour featuring Peter Asher, Denny Laine, Chad & Jeremy, Billy J. Kramer, Mike Pender's Searchers, Terry Sylvester - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Canker Blossom, Pushovrs, Swarm the North, the Blindlight, Those In Favor, Transitions, the Sound of Sincerity, Eminent Domain, and the Collaterals - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga - Verizon Center
• Christopher O'Riley and Pablo Ziegler: Two to Tango - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Conservatory Project: students from the Peabody Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Daphne Lee Martin, Johnny Bonneville, and Annie Stokes - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Dendê and Alma Tropicália - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Fight the Fade, Sink In, Imaginary Hockey League, Wander, and Mind Like Mirrors - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Flashband: One Hit Wonders - Jammin' Java
• Hugh Masekela & Vusi Mahlasela - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)
• the Identity Crisis Comedy Showcase: Reggie Melbrough, Hillary Scofield, Nate Johnson, Natalie McGill, Adam Friedland, Elahe Izadi, Chris Milner, Jimmy Merritt, hosted boy Lousy Humans - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Imago Theatre: Frogz - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Infernal Stronghold, Unsacred, Genocide Pact, and Cemetery Piss - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lauren Calve Band, Olivia Mancini & the Mates, and Laura Tsaggaris - Gypsy Sally's (Her Roots Music Series)
• Leisure Cruise and Tigers are Bad for Horses - DC9
• Living the Dream, Singing the Dream: WPAS Men, Women, and Children of the Gospel Choir and Choral Arts Society of Washington - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• the Luther Vandross Re-Lives Tour featuring William "Smooth" Wardlaw - Howard Theatre
• Marian McLaughlin and Ethan Foote - Busboys & Poets Hyattsville [5331 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD]
• Pages & Poets, Skribe, Walk the Plank, and Slurred Words - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Pree, Sunflower Bean, and Honduras - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Punch Brothers and Gaby Moreno - 9:30 Club
• Stanley Clarke - Birchmere
• the Tuesday Project - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company - 6th & I
• Wayne Krantz Trio featuring Keith Carlock & Anthony Jackson - Jammin' Java (4 PM - rescheduled from 2/21/15)


Monday, 23 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Afarinesh, Wash, and Chute - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java's Local Scene)
• Ariel Pink and Jack Name - 9:30 Club
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Cam Meekins, ProQuest, Scarf-ACE, T Slizz, and Vane Awdis (VA Bangerz) - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Chantal Loial - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Daphne Lee Martin, the Red Fetish, and Andres Gallego - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• In Your Memory, Fight the Fade, Sink In, and Paper Trails - Velvet Lounge
• Neal Morse Band featuring Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Bill Hubauer, Eric Gillette - State Theatre (Alive Again Tour 2015)
• New Madrid, Raindeer, and Phantom Lanterns - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• North Mississippi Allstars & Anders Osborne present N.M.O. - Birchmere
Pocket Vinyl, My Tupia, and Frasier & the Cranes - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF HEAT AT THE VENUE
• Renée Fleming (soprano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Scum, Legless, and Boys Cry a Lot - Lucky Day [Baltimore, MD]
• Stage Hands - Galaxy Hut
• Tom Newman Project - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• United States Marine Band - Strathmore (Music Center)
• You Blew It!, Tiny Moving Parts, and Rozwell Kid - DC9


Tuesday, 24 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 1349, Origin, Wolvhammer, and Yesterday's Saints - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Be'la Dona - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bettye LaVette - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cannonball Cole - DC9
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• the Dodos and Springtime Carnivore - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Justin Trawick, Sam Burchfield, and Brittany Jean - Jammin' Java (Presented by the Circus Life)
• Kat Edmonson and Robert Ellis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kustom Made - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Kyle Kinane and John F. O'Donnell - U St Music Hall (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Lenny Robinson - Tribute to Roy Haynes - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
Mobile Deathcamp (ex-Gwar) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Opera Lafayette presents A Wink at the Past: Chamber Music of Handel and Bach - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Red, Islander, 3 Years Hollow, and Cyrenic - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sleater-Kinney and Lizzo - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Thom Shepherd - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the United States Air Force Band Jazz Quintet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Uriah Heep - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 10/1/15)


Wednesday, 25 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Br'er, Neru Isis, Laughing Man, Elon, Ira, and Ratboiler - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Christian Lopez, Justin Trawick, Michael Sheppard Group, and Paul Pfau - Jammin' Java (Cancer Can Rock)
• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Djesben plus Dan Brady (poems), Michelle Dove (prose), Duilio Passariello (photography) - the GallAerie [1644 Newton St NW, WDC] (Little Salon 7)
• George Smallwood - DC Public Library, Anacostia Branch [1800 Good Hope Road SE, WDC]
• Granny & the Boys - Bossa
• Harolyn Blackwell - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Helmet: Betty 20th Anniversary Show (playing the album from start to finish) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Kat Edmonson and Robert Ellis - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Keb' Mo' (band) - Birchmere
• MK, Beckwith, and DJ Nav - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Nathan Hook - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• OCD: Moosh & Twist, Ground Up, and Witt Lowry - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Paper Route and Spirit Animal - DC9
• PartyNextDoor - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Sean Watkins (of Nickel Creek) and Jill Andrews - Gypsy Sally's
• Sine Qua Non with special guest Christie Dashiell & Elite Strings - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sleater-Kinney and Lizzo - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Stile Antico - Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes [1217 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
• Tango Buenos Aires: Song of Eva Perón - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Tir Asleen, the Foxery, and the Chrononauts - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Uriah Heep - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 9/28/14)
• Wu-Tang Tribute Concert with Kane Mayfield (as Ghostface Killah), Femi the Dri Fish (as RZA), Ogun (as Method Man), Greenspan (as Raekwon), Skarr Akbarr (as Inspectah Deck), Corday the Artist (as Masta Killa), Height (as Cappadonna), Black Root (as GZA), with performances by Ra the MC and Ashley Alexander, hosted by Eze Jackson as ODB and Civ Jones - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 2/21/15)


Thursday, 26 February 2015 [link to this day]

• A'ngela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Above & Beyond - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Al Di Meola - 6th & I
• the Beanstalk Library and Carolyn Crysdale - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• BRNDA, Warehouse, Breathers, and Dan Gleason - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Cathy Ponton King Band featuring trumpeter Curtis Pope - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Corey Henry Group (of Snarky Puppy) performing original music in the vein of Prince, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Earth Wind & Fire - Gypsy Sally's
• Dave Kline - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Diana Krall - Strathmore (Music Center - rescheduled from 12/11/14)
• Echosmith and the Colourist - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM)
• Eric Krasno (of Lettuce & Soulive), Lee Fields, Irma Thomas, Alicia Chakour & the Dynamites: Blues at the Crossroads - Howard Theatre
• Eric Prydz, Ricoshel, and Presa - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Grey A, Eureka Birds, and Tigers Are Bad For Horses - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Hari Kondabolu - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Jenny Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joe Nichols, Sam Grow, and Scott Kurt - Fillmore Silver Spring
• John Eddie Band and Billy Coulter - Jammin' Java
• John Nemeth - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• July Talk and AMFMS - DC9
• Krafty Kuts, Proxxy & Lantern, Crimson Raiders, Unknown DJs, and Christian Dope - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Laughing Man, Stranger in the Alps, and the North Country - George Washington University: Marvin Center [21st St NW, Washington, DC] (Presented by WRGW)
• Live Forro + Samba Night with Cissa Paz & Friends - Bossa
• Marcus Johnson - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) and Steve Poltz - Birchmere CANCELLED
• Musket Hawk, Mind As Prison, and Bestial Evil - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Natonal Symphony Orchestra (Herbert Blomstedt, conductor) with Emanuel Ax (piano) - Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 & Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Neil deGrasse Tyson - DAR Constitution Hall
• Phantom Lanterns, Jeff Carey, Shawn Smallwood, Mantis Toboggan, and Empty Houses - Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church [3401 Nebrasca Ave NW, WDC]
• Three Man Soul Machine - Showtime [113 Rhode Island Ave NW, WDC]
• Travis Tritt (solo acoustic) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Turtle Recall, Bencoolen, and Black Checker - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Twilight Sad and Port St. Willow - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Two Dragons & a Cheetah, Lookout Gang, and Mr. Blonde - Velvet Lounge