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Archive: 2016


Friday, 1 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Anthony Compton - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• the Culkin School of Irish Dance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Encasing Embrace, Silent on Fifth Street, RUIN, Alukah, Minds Like Mirrors, and EastDear Park - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Gogol Bordello - Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike Set and Chicano Batman - 9:30 Club
• Height Keech, Gavin Riley's Smoke Machine, Hemlock Ernst, Darsombra, Eu1ogy, and Secret Weapon Dave - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• In Gratitude (Earth Wind & Fire tribute) and Motown & More (Motown and Soul tribute) - Birchmere
• Rex Riot, Basscamp, Spinser Tracy, DJ Underdog, Lightwaves, Ayes Cold, Tropixx (Mathias & Clown Prince) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Rusted Root & the Devon Allman Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Simplified, Honor By August, the Roosevelts, Sam Grow, Michael Tolcher, Andy Suuki & the Method, Luke Brindley - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 2 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Albino Rhino, Pleasure Train, Thaylobleu, Night Streets, and Chess Club Romeos - IOTA Club & Café
• Alluvion, the Osedax, Next to None, and the Madeline Haze - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Commander Cody - Birchmere
• Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, and the New Romance - Fillmore Silver Spring (Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s dance party)
• Cartoon Weapons, MH & His Orchestra, Near Northeast, Useless Grant, and Furnace Creek & Kurt Karlson - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Cheshi, Julian, Foster Carrots, Middle Kid, and the Wormhole Project (formerly Golden Flakes) - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• Dan Deacon (DJ set) and James Nasty - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Eastdear Park, Waking the Monolith, Delenda, Silence the Requiem, Mirrors, and Paper Trails - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Elikeh, Spiritual Rez, and Nappy Riddem - Gypsy Sally's
• Gogol Bordello and Chicano Batman - 9:30 Club
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: Afro-beat dance class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Papadosio and Nth Power - Baltimore SoundStage
Pyro Ohio, Hot Gospel, Voids, Minds Like Mirrors, Soul Conscious, Brave Fire, and Hydra Kyll - Jano Lounge & Bar [34 S Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD] MOVED TO REVERB & now cancelled.
Pyro Ohio, Hot Gospel, Voids, Minds Like Mirrors, Soul Conscious, Brave Fire, and Hydra Kyll - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from Jano ) CANCELLED
• the Shadows of the 60s Tribute to the Four Tops & Pink Palish - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Simplified, Honor By August, the Roosevelts, Sam Grow, Michael Tolcher, Andy Suuki & the Method, Luke Brindley - Jammin' Java
• A Tribute to Doc Night and a benefit for his family - with Scream and special guests - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Yotam - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Sunday, 3 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Big Indian - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• the Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show and Tif Ginn - Jammin' Java
• Lilac Daze, Claw, Iron Cages, and Humanmania - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Maggie's Music Celebration for the New Year featuring Maggie Sansone, Robin Bullock, & special guests - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: ASA! Dance Class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Pocket Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• A Sunny Day in Glasgow, EZTV, and Outer Spaces - Comet Ping Pong
Teething Veils, Suicide Magnets, and Kuschty Rye Ergot - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show) NEW VENUE TBA


Monday, 4 January 2016 [link to this day]

• The Band Battle - Prelims Night 1 - Jammin' Java
• Don Zientara and Joshua Palace - Galaxy Hut
• the Maneuvers, Fraktur, Mirror Motives, and Chill Parents - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: social dance sampler class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sister City, Mickey & Mallory, Wir Konnen, and Farseek - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
A Stick & a Stone, Br'er, Invasive Species, and Laughing Man - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC] MOVED TO UNION ARTS
• A Stick & a Stone, Br'er, Invasive Species, and Laughing Man - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Moved from Bathtub Republic)


Tuesday, 5 January 2016 [link to this day]

• 9:30 World's Fair - Double Anniversary Exibition Celebration - 9:30 Club - sold out
• The Band Battle - Prelims Night 2 - Jammin' Java
• Electric Grandmother, Crunk Witch, Ardamus, and Dais - Velvet Lounge
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: beginner belly dancer class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 6 January 2016 [link to this day]

• 9:30 World's Fair - Double Anniversary Exibition Celebration - 9:30 Club - sold out
• The Band Battle - Prelims Night 3 - Jammin' Java
• Helado Negro, Janel Leppin, Jason Ajemian's Folk Lords, Dais, and DJ Rat & DJ Motherschiester - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Marcus D. Wiley & Sean Sarvis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: Latin dance-fitness workout - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Split Seconds, Curse Words, and Psychic Subcreatures - DC9
• Threesound and the Wharf Rats - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 7 January 2016 [link to this day]

• 9:30 World's Fair - Double Anniversary Exibition Celebration - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Anthony Pirog, Boat Burning, and the Caribbean - DC9
• The Band Battle - Prelims Night 4 - Jammin' Java
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Fireships, Incendiary Hearts, and Sara Curtin - IOTA Club & Café
• the Kensingtones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lez Zeppelin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: Afro-jazz - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Party Like It's . . . and the Great Heights Band - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Ryan Jewell, Tower Folly, Layne Garrett, and 36 - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Sickdeer, Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute), and Oberis - Velvet Lounge


Friday, 8 January 2016 [link to this day]

• 9:30 World's Fair - Double Anniversary Exibition Celebration - 9:30 Club
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Cactus Liquors and Beggars Tomb - Gypsy Sally's
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Devils Walk As Saints, Floodlore, and the Jason Hoese Band - Velvet Lounge
• DJ Harvey & Young Marco and Graham Hatke - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Incantation, Mind as Prison, Old Lines, Putrisect, Humanmania, Gateway to Hell - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Ren Megna Benefit Show)
• Joe Louis Walker - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Lady & the Tramps - IOTA Club & Café
• Lez Zeppelin (acoustic) - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
Living Colour - Howard Theatre Postponed to 2/18/16
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: flamenco dance class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Protect-U, Teen Liver, Ian McColm, Anthony Pirog, the Plums, Nice Breeze, hothead, Cool People, and Oklahoma Car Crash - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA] (CD Cellar Arlington's Final Shows - 1 PM)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - State Theatre
• Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Tele Blues and Anthony Pirog - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• the Tone Rangers, Vox Pop, and Word of Mouth - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 9 January 2016 [link to this day]

• 76 Degrees West - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• 9:30 World's Fair - Double Anniversary Exibition Celebration - 9:30 Club
• Agency 9 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• American Spiritual Ensemble and Everett McCorvey - 6th & I
• Born Cross-Eyed: A Grateful Dead tribute featuring members of On the Buss and the Next Step; with Wild Love and the Duskwhales - IOTA Club & Café
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cigarette, Foul Swoops, Escape-ism, Luke Stewart, Kid Claws, Halfsour, Chester Hawkins, Blk Tag, Chethan Kenkeremath, and Lost Civilizations - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA] (CD Cellar Arlington's Final Shows - 1 PM)
• Coolots, Elmapi, and Snail Mail - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Girls Rock! DC Benefit Show)
• the Dave Kline Band and the Upton Blues Band - Gypsy Sally's
• District Sky Punch and Menage A Garage - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lez Zeppelin (the Classic Concert Series: Knebworth '79 in its entirety) - State Theatre
• Michael Clem (Fifty Clementines CD Release and Birthday Show) and Thomas Gunn - Jammin' Java
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• NSO Kinderclassics: Break It Down! - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 11 am & 1:30 pm)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Rob Cheatham - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Safety Third - IOTA Club & Café (3:30 PM All-Ages Show)
• Stacked Like Pancakes (CD Release) and Little Heavies - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Story District's Top Shelf - Lincoln Theatre
• the Weekend Rio, the House on Cliff, and Conundrum Nine - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Wild Child (Doors tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring


Sunday, 10 January 2016 [link to this day]

• BSO: Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Chris Grasso Trio with Alison Crockett and Thad Wilson - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Combs, PLRLS, and Passing Phases - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Defeated Sanity, Iniquitous Savagery, and Iniquitous Deeds - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Freedy Johnston & Jeffrey Gaines - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Long Bears, Lunch Cult, and Pisca - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (1 PM Matinee Show)
• Maceo Parker - Birchmere
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: beginner hip-hop dance class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• NSO In Your Neighborhood: An Evening of Chamber Music - 6th & I
• Stewart Goodyear, piano - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Teething Veils, Suicide Magnets, and Kuschty Rye Ergot - Galaxy Hut
• Tribute to The Band featuring The The Band Band - Jammin' Java
• Walk the Plank, Warn the Duke, Collider, and American Television - DC9


Monday, 11 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Bless, Turnip King, Foul Swoops, and Jimi Lucid - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Ginkgoa - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mattress Financial, Lunch Cult, Beverly Tender, and Debrider - Helium Haus [6209 Waterway Dr, Falls Church, VA]
• Metz and Bully - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Mike Stenger, Talya Tavor, Kate Green, and Matthew Azrieli - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• O-Town - Baltimore SoundStage
• Rue Snider - Galaxy Hut
Sezen Aksu - Warner Theatre CANCELLED


Tuesday, 12 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Jacob Gemmell, Brother M., and Matthew Azrieli - Velvet Lounge
• King Giant, Zekiah, Seasick Gladiator, and Dave Eads (solo acoustic) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Meklit - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Soulcial Hour - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Travis Tritt - Birchmere


Wednesday, 13 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Candyland and Fight Clvb - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dan Deacon, Sharon Van Etten, and hosts Bob Boilen & Robin Hilton - 9:30 Club (All Songs Considered’s Sweet 16 Celebration) - sold out
• Free Cake for Every Creature, Romantic States, and Boon - Comet Ping Pong
• the Gonzalo Bergara Quartet - Jammin' Java
• Griff Kazmierczak (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Lionel Loueke (guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nile, Bound By the Grave, Bestial Evil, and Immaculate Deception - Baltimore SoundStage
• Orchester Prazevica - Bossa
• Ozomatli and Jose & the Astronauts - State Theatre
• Sink Tapes, Bucky's Fatal Mistake, and Signal 30 - Velvet Lounge
• Stealing Liberty and the Brokedown Boys - Gypsy Sally's
• Tank & the Bangas - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Todo Mas, Honey Stone, the Radiographers, and Lenclair - DC9
• Zach Parkman - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Thursday, 14 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Andrew Bernstein, Carl Kavorkian, Auxiliary Mammals, 83 Cutlass, and Tendrills - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Badflish (Sublime tribute) and Sun Dried Vibes - State Theatre
• BSO: Eroica - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dirty Dozen Brass Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Ella & Louie Tribute Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Exotype, Like Monroe, Hydra Kyll, and Louder Than Quiet - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Heavy Breathing, the Effects, and Puff Pieces - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Holy Holy featuring Tony Visconti & Woody Woodmansey performing David Bowie's The Man Who Sold the World; with opener Jessica Lee Morgan - Birchmere
• Lauren Calve Band and the Iris Bell - IOTA Club & Café
• Marshmello - 9:30 Club - sold out
• National Symphony Orchestra (Neeme Jarvi, conductor) with Baiba Skride (violin): Eller's Five Pieces for String Orchestra; Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1; Sibelius's Symphony No. 2 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pitches Be Crazy, the House Jacks, Handsome Reward, and Word of Mouth - Jammin' Java
• Roosevelt Dime and Drymill Road - Gypsy Sally's
• Shoddy Blacktooth Mark Schottinger - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Simply Subtle, the Excitable Boys, and Last Sentry - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sister Hazel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Skyline Hotel (album release show), Broke Royals, and Lookout Gang - DC9
• Stronger Sex - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Treasure Fingers and Landis LaPace - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Zedicus & Abysinnia Roots - Bossa


Friday, 15 January 2016 [link to this day]

• 1969 Tribute: Bobby Thompson Project performs Blind Faith and Covered With Jam performs Led Zeppelin II - IOTA Club & Café
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Amy Winehouse Tribute: Elise Testone presents "Thankful For Amy" - Howard Theatre
• Badfish (Sublime tribute), Sun Dried Vibes, and Bumpin Uglies - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Casual Dots, Governess, Sneaks, and DJ Nasty - Comet Ping Pong
• Chrome Sparks - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• DakhaBrakha - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Duskwhales, Kid Claws, and Yum. - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Eddie from Ohio: All Request Show - Birchmere
• the Fabulous Dialtones (20th Anniversary Party) - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Falu's Bollywood Orchestra - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Flo Anito and Vico Cycle - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gladys Knight & the O'Jays - DAR Constitution Hall
• the Hillbilly Gypsies, the Walkaways, and the Suitcase Junket - Gypsy Sally's
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lettuce and Rome Fortune - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Lower Dens, Chiffon, Elon, and Cex - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Max Levine Ensemble, Two-Inch Astronaut, Jank, Lackluster, and Isn't It Always? - American University - Kay Spiritual Life Center Chapel [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
• Mountain Jew (EP Release Show), Bucky's Fatal Mistake, Bust Off, and Hot Sad Kyle - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Neeme Jarvi, conductor) with Baiba Skride (violin): Eller's Five Pieces for String Orchestra; Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1; Sibelius's Symphony No. 2 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Omnislash, Division, Mikhail, Throwdown Syndicate, and Hellpie - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Popa Chubby and Karl Stoll & the Danger Zone - the Hamilton
• Rock Your Bones, Pale Discretion (album release), Through the Wake (EP release), Taboo Tatoo, the Electric Prophets, and Novarium - Baltimore SoundStage
• Samantha Pearl - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Secret Society - AMP
• T.I. and DJ Young Music - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Turtle Recall and Bells & Hunters - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Western Star, Jaabs, and Among Wolves - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Saturday, 16 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Atlas Road Crew and People's Blues of Richmond - the Hamilton
• Bridget Everett - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• the Captivators, the Scotch Bonnets, Free Lobster Buffet, and Leon City Sounds - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Casual Dots, Post Pink, and Sneaks - Floristree [405 West Franklin St, Baltimore, MD]
Charles Kelley and Maren Morris - Fillmore Silver Spring RESCHEDULED to 4/9/16
• Cinema Hearts, Walkabout, and Young Scum - Comet Ping Pong
• Crack the Sky - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Daycare Swindlers, the Duskwhales, and Cabin Creek - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
DC Laugh-A-Thon: Corey Holcomb & Friends - Michael Blackson, Michael Colyar, Huggy Lowdown, Dominique - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• the Dirty Jacks, Breaking Tradition, Parkwood, and In Transit - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Drop Electric, the Effects, and Polyon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Eddie from Ohio: All Request Show - Birchmere
• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• High Priest, the Reasons Were Legion, Venomspitter, Alluvion, and Croatoan - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• the Hollow Party, Parallel Heights, Clear For Takeoff, Silent Society, and No Capes - Baltimore SoundStage
• Horse Meat Disco - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Knocks, Cardlknox, and Sofi Tukker - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• KRS-ONE (25th Anniversary Self Destruction Movement) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lower Dens, Abdu Ali, Microkingdom, and DJ Isabejja - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Margot MacDonald, Marian McLaughlin, and Ilana Alazzeh & Omar Pitras Waqar - Red Onion [1628 U Street NW, WDC]
• Max Major's Think Again - Howard Theatre
• National Philharmonic: Bach Violin Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Neeme Jarvi, conductor) with Baiba Skride (violin): Eller's Five Pieces for String Orchestra; Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1; Sibelius's Symphony No. 2 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nick Mazzarella Trio, Janel & Anthony, and Time Toss - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Paul Jamain - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Projected Man (album release show) and Pleasure Train - Jammin' Java (Early show - 5:30 PM)
• Ratatat and Jackson & his Computerband - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Rob Downing & D.C.'s Apollo Chamber Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Satya Svadhya, Genevieve, Sovereign, Bleak, and Hush - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Splintered Sunlight and Black Muddy River Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Styme, Dom Of Da District, and B.E. - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa


Sunday, 17 January 2016 [link to this day]

• 1349, Tombs, and Full of Hell - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the 32nd Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala - Jammin' Java
• Alexa Dexa - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Ashish Vyas, the Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Utenzil - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Atlantic String Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion - 4 PM)
• Cabruera - Bossa
• Cabruera - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Christian Scott - AMP
• Chrome Pony and the Grey A - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Color Palette, A MARC Train Home, Jonny Grave, and Calm & Crisis - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Crack the Sky - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dark & Twisted featuring Ultra Nate - 9:30 Club
• Eddie from Ohio: All Request Show - Birchmere
• the Empty Gestures, Honeysuck, Bleary Eyed, and Default Handshake - 8313 Tomlinson Ave, Bethesda, MD
• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Jazz + Freedom Festival: Renaissance Trio (featuring Nasar Abadey, Allyn Johnson, and James King), Jazz & Freedom Octet, Reginald Cyntje Duo, Fred Foss Trio, Savannah Grace Harris Trio - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Starts at 4 PM - benefits Black Lives Matter)
• the Kennedy Center Chamber Players: R.Strauss's Capriccio - Sextet; Mozart's Horn Quintet; JS Bach's Chaconne (arr. Varga for four cellos); Mendelssohn's String Quintet No. 1 in A major, Op. 18 - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Lamb of God, Anthrax, Deafheaven, Power Trip, and Kylesa - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Margot MacDonald and Alexa Dexa - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• North Country (solo set), Spitzer Space Telescope, and Armida Lowe - Dead Kennedy Center [1325 Linden Ct NE, WDC]
• Nuex and Jake Mimikos - Galaxy Hut
• Rare Essence with Junkyard Band & EU - Howard Theatre
• Savoy and Crywolf Crywolf - Baltimore SoundStage
• Step Afrika! Step Xplosion - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Thirteen Towers, the Cavalry Is Us, Six Foot Machine, and Devolver - Velvet Lounge
• Yevgeny Kutik & Timo Andres - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Zusha - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]


Monday, 18 January 2016 [link to this day]

Bachapalooza - IOTA Club & Café NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Gad Elmaleh - "All in English" - Birchmere
• Jess Glynne, Conrad Sewell, and Avery Wilson - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Lazyeyes, the Milestones, and Honeytomb - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Let Freedom Ring! Featyring Yolanda Adams and the Let Freedom Ring Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - Concert Hall)
• Michael Muse - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mickey Dolenz - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Superhuman Happiness, Naytronix, and Lazy Heart - Galaxy Hut
• Surprise Attack, Butler, Deep Creek, and Daniel Heffington - Jammin' Java (Jammin Java Local Scene)


Tuesday, 19 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Carter and HyeTension - Jammin' Java
• the Battle of Santiago - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Jukebox the Ghost and Greg Holden - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Laughing Man, Martin Bisi, and History Repeated - Comet Ping Pong
• Rayleigh Jeans & the Ultraviolet Catastrophes, Basement Flower, Luminous Lux, and Lavender - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Stacy Brooks - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Superhuman Happiness (Stuart Bogie of Antibalas), Naytronix (Nate Brenner from Tune-Yards), Time Toss, and Grandchildren - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• SWV (Sisters With Voices) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Torres - Rock & Roll Hotel


Wednesday, 20 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Along the Way (EP release show), the Starless, Wild Love, and Dear Spring - Jammin' Java
• Alyson Cambridge (soprano): In Her Voice - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Amanda Glasser, Flocke, Milan to Minsk, and Val Tambien - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• An AMFM Tribute to David Bowie - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Battle of Santiago (Afro-Cuban Post Rock) - Bossa
• Bayonne - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Billy Gibbons and the BFGs and Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown - Lisner Auditorium (Postponed from 11/23/15)
• Brandon Fields - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Cende (fka Downies), Blankus Larry, and Lilac Daze - Comet Ping Pong
• Chasing Morgan, Second To Last, Mike Frazier, Something More, and Jon Garcia & the Hopeless Romantics - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Comic Book Colors and Zydeco Jed - Gypsy Sally's
• Dae Kane (piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dirty Bourbon River Show and the Bumper Jacksons - the Hamilton
• Guster and David Wax Museum - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Jazzmei Horn - the James A. Johnson Young Artist Series - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Justin Taylor Trio, Aquil Mizan (spoken word), and Polarity sextet (Jerron White) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Ryan Riot, Kara Cole, the Meer, and Slow Lights - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Skelliton and Krobopl - Velvet Lounge
• Sotano, Throwdown Syndicate, and Holdfast - DC9
• SWV and TIYL - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 21 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Albino Rhino, Automagik, Skyline Hotel, and Headless Mantis - Velvet Lounge
• Ampersand String Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Big Bang Baby - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• BSO: Pixar in Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
Buster Williams: "Something More" - Blues Alley (Two shows) POSTPONED TO 4/28/16
• Dhol Foundation - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Dhol Foundation, Black Masala, and DJ Rekha - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Dirt Nasty & Mickey Avalon, Da Kid Emm, and Godz - Baltimore SoundStage (1000 Light Years Tour)
• Duo Deloro - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Elena & Los Fulanos, Near Northeast, and Ballad've - Black Cat (Backstage)
Eliades Ochoa y Barbarito Torres - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• Every Other Weekend, Skyeater, and Sunnyvile - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Grace Potter and Eliza Hardy Jones - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Guided By Wire (Guided by Voices/Neko Case tribute), Manta Rat (Pixies tribute), and Well Paid Scientist (Dead Kennedys tribute) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Here Now & Forever, KINGs, and Eric King & the Thin Line - Jammin' Java
• Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band - Bossa
• Linwood Taylor Trio and Smooth Hound Smith - Gypsy Sally's
• Mark Farner (of Grand Funk Railroad) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Morris Day & the Time - Birchmere
• Nag Champ and DJ Underdog - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Daniel Müller-Schott (cello): Rouse's Phaethon, Dvorak's Cello Concerto; Brahms's Piano Quartet, orch. Schoenberg - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Sylver Logan Sharp - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Tomsize and Willy Joy - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Tor Miller and Sean McVerry - DC9
• the Transmitters and the Fuss - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (8 PM Only)
• Two Ton Twig - IOTA Club & Café
• Viper Rocks the Top Gun Soundtrack with DJ O's Kool - Howard Theatre


Friday, 22 January 2016 [link to this day]

the 19th Street Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] POSTPONED
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
Aztec Sun and Hello Dharma - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA] POSTPONED
Big Eyes, Post Pink, the Max Levine Ensemble, and Spill - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
Big Pants & Hot Flashes - AMP CANCELLED due to snow forecast
Box Era and G.U.M.P. - Velvet Lounge CANCELLED
Br'er, Nag Champa, Psymon Spine, and Dais - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC] CANCELLED
Buster Williams: "Something More" - Blues Alley (Two shows) POSTPONED TO 4/29/16
Davy Knowles plus Goin' Goin' Gone - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] CANCELLED
Dead End Lane, Enemy Insects, Olde Tigers, the Primatives, and Walk the Plank - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED
Donna the Buffalo and City of the Sun - the Hamilton POSTPONED TO 4/22/16
Elijah Balbed - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows) CANCELLED
Garth Brooks - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) POSTPONED TO 1/31/16 at 3 PM
Grace Potter and Eliza Hardy Jones - 9:30 Club (5 PM EARLY START TIME due to the snow) - sold out POSTPONED
Gramophonic (CD Release Show) and the Dupont Brothers - IOTA Club & Café POSTPONED
the Herb Scott Quartet with Akua Allrich - Westminster Presbyterian Church [400 I St. SW, WDC] POSTPONED
Icon tha God, Chase Ultra, Kwasi, Lady Brion, and Black Chakra - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) CANCELLED
John Russell Lamkin III - Twins Jazz (Two shows) POSTPONED TO 4/15/16
Josie McQueen, Albino Rhino, Japan in the 80s, District Sky Punch, Fortuna, and Erik Bradford - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams and Erin & the Wildfire - Gypsy Sally's POSTPONED
the Legwarmers - State Theatre POSTPONED TO 2/26/16
Luray Members of the National Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage) CANCELLED
Marcia Ball - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) POSTPONED
Mark Farina, Joe L., and Hugo Zapata - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) POSTPONED/CANCELLED
Marquis Hill Blacktet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club) CANCELLED
Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere POSTPONED TO 3/18/2016
Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD] CANCELLED
MMXVI - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Daniel Müller-Schott (cello): Rouse's Phaethon, Dvorak's Cello Concerto; Brahms's Piano Quartet, orch. Schoenberg - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall) CANCELLED
Rebelution and New Kingston - Fillmore Silver Spring POSTPONED TO 1/25/16
Robyn Hitchcock - Wolf Trap (the Barns) POSTPONED TO 4/6/16
Sam Grow, Chesapeake Sons, and Robbie Boothe - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) POSTPONED TO 2/5/16
Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music) CANCELLED
Slim Stevens accompanied by J Lima Foxtrot - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge) POSTPONED
T-Wayne, Tate Kobang, Tk N Cash, Rejjie Snow, and Rich the Kid - Baltimore SoundStage (the Young Hustle Tour) CANCELLED due to snowstorm
Those Darlins (farewell tour) and Idle Bloom - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED


Saturday, 23 January 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Janus Fest (2-Piece showcase): Obsidian Tongue, the Exponentials, Bedroom Rehab Corp, the Stops, Night Raids, Alcoholicaust, Black Blizzard, Saddle of Centaur, Ostrov, Boys Don't Cry, Drone Theory, Uncle Buck, Black Breath - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) POSTPONED TO 3/13/16
Aaron Tinjum & the Tangents (Foreign & Domestic album release), Kitchen Noise, and Louis Weeks - Rock & Roll Hotel POSTPONED
Bachapalooza (Bach 2 Rock Herndon) - Jammin' Java (11:30 AM Morning Show) POSTPONED
Back By Sunrise - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) CANCELLED
Brian Dolzani - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge) POSTPONED
Buster Williams: "Something More" - Blues Alley (Two shows) POSTPONED TO 4/30/16
Carl's Rare Roast Beef Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] CANCELLED
Chopteeth - AMP CANCELLED due to snow forecast
Curtis Johnson & The Band Eternity Ramzailech - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage) CANCELLED
Dysentery, Organ Dealer, Ground, Bound by the Grave, Splitwig, and Bereave - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED
Emily West - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 5/5/15 and 10/9/15) POSTPONED TO 3/24/16
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper - Jammin' Java POSTPONED to 6/3/16
Exoplanets, Insolence, the Firnats, XK Scenario, the Meer, and the Cruddy Crankerz - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
Flavor Waster, the Rememberables, Collider, and Mas Y Mas - Comet Ping Pong CANCELLED
Folk Soul Revival and Greg Payne & the Piedmont Boys - Gypsy Sally's POSTPONED
French Admirals, Feral Conservatives, and Uptown Boys Choir - Velvet Lounge POSTPONED
Garth Brooks - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) POSTPONED TO 1/31/16 at 7 PM
Grace Potter and Eliza Hardy Jones - 9:30 Club - sold out POSTPONED
John Russell Lamkin III - Twins Jazz (Two shows) POSTPONED TO 4/16/16
Justin Trawick & the Common Good - IOTA Club & Café POSTPONED TO 2/19/16
Keys N Krates, Stooki Sound, and Jesse Slayter - Baltimore SoundStage POSTPONED TO 4/21/16
the Legwarmers - State Theatre POSTPONED TO 2/27/16
Lionel Lyles Quintet - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows) POSTPONED
Maid of Heaven film screening with Rêve, TM Lockemy, and Erica Ashley - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) POSTPONED TO 4/29/16
Majah Hype - Howard Theatre POSTPONED TO 4/30/16
Marcia Ball - Wolf Trap (the Barns) POSTPONED TO 2/14/16
the Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music) CANCELLED
National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Daniel Müller-Schott (cello): Rouse's Phaethon, Dvorak's Cello Concerto; Brahms's Piano Quartet, orch. Schoenberg - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall) CANCELLED
New Orleans Suspects and Glen David Andrews - the Hamilton POSTPONED
Other Colors, Cigarette, and Laser Background - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD] CANCELLED
Peyote Pilgrim, Ian Dansey & Kris Monson, and Illiterate Light - DC9 CANCELLED
the Return (Beatles tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) POSTPONED
Romantic States, Halfsour, Wildhoney, Quitter, and DJ Kevin Attics - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD] POSTPONED
SeepeopleS and Emilio Festevez - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA] CANCELLED
Sunwolf (record release), Savak, and Super Silver Haze - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
Technasia, Shaded, and Alex Eljaiek - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) CANCELLED
the Toasters, the Upstarters, the Fuss, Clockbreaker, and Thirteen Towers - Ottobar (Baltimore) POSTPONED
the Trews and the Project - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM) POSTPONED to 6/3/16
Truth Music Tour: Bizzle, No Malice, Mike E., A.R.K., and Enoch 7th Prophet - Lisner Auditorium POSTPONED
Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa CANCELLED
Zach Schmidt Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] POSTPONED


Sunday, 24 January 2016 [link to this day]

Alessia Cara, Kevin Garrett, and Craig Stickland - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out POSTPONED
Anatomy of Frank, June Star, and Seasons - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) CANCELLED
Bachapalooza (Bach 2 Rock McLean) - Jammin' Java (12:30 PM Matinee Show) POSTPONED
Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows) CANCELLED
Buster Williams: "Something More" and Carl Allen - Blues Alley (Two shows) POSTPONED TO 5/1/16
Caz and Scotch Bonnets - Galaxy Hut POSTPONED TO 2/15/16
Cigarette, Laser Background, Other Colors, and Young Rapids - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] POSTPONED
Crys Matthews, Eric Scott, and Ashley Phillips - Jammin' Java POSTPONED to 2/28/16
DC Fusion - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] CANCELLED
Francesca Blanchard - Bossa POSTPONED TO 4/10/16
Gibson Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) POSTPONED
Girls Guns & Glory - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] POSTPONED
the Go! Team and Glockabelle - Black Cat (Mainstage) CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Howard Gospel Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage) CANCELLED
Jimi Meets Funk with guests Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band), Chris Chew (ex-North Mississippi Allstars), and more - Howard Theatre POSTPONED
Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra - Wolf Trap (the Barns) POSTPONED TO 3/6/16
Miami Horror, MOTHXR, and Foreign Air - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM) POSTPONED TO 4/29/16
Nadia Sirota, viola - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM) CANCELLED
No Bad Juju - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) POSTPONED
Rock of Ages Music presents ROAM Through Time! - Birchmere POSTPONED - new date TBA
the Swamp Brothers and Ballad've - BumperDome [1334 Hamlin St NE, WDC] POSTPONED TO 1/29/16
the Winter Throwdown - Ottobar (Baltimore) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE


Monday, 25 January 2016 [link to this day]

American Holly, Young Hands, and the Ballroom Crisis - Jammin' Java (Jammin Java Local Scene) POSTPONED
• Ani DiFranco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Note concertgoers who are still stuck can re-book their tickets for DiFranco's 6/23 show; see details here.) - sold out
Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows) CANCELLED
• the Catholic University of America: music and lyrics of John Kander & Fred Ebb - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Herb & Hanson - IOTA Club & Café CANCELLED
Indigo Girls and Phil Cook - Lincoln Theatre - sold out POSTPONED TO 3/18/16
Oh Wonder and Pop Etc. - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7:30 PM) POSTPONED
• Oso Oso, Prince Daddy & the Hyena, Bleary Eyed, and Imaginary Hockey League - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Pocket Vinyl, a MARC Train Home, and Lenclair - Galaxy Hut
Queensryche, Meytal, and Halcyon Way - 9:30 Club CANCELLED
Rebelution and New Kingston - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 1/22/16) POSTPONED (AGAIN) TO 1/26/16
• Thymos Quartet and Christoph Eschenbach (piano): Schubert's String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D804 "Rosamunde"; Dejours's String Quartet 17 (Creation); Schubert's Piano Quintet in A major, D 667 "Trout" - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
Veronneau - Blues Alley (Two shows) CANCELLED
the Vocal Workshop Showcase - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 5 PM & 10 PM) CANCELLED
Wylder and Only Lonesome - Red Panda House [1725 Irving St NW, WDC] POSTPONED TO 2/3/16


Tuesday, 26 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Ani DiFranco and Hamell on Trial - 9:30 Club
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Edgar Moreau (cello) with Jessica Osborne (piano): Bach's Sonata for cello and piano in G minor, BWV 1029; Franck's Sonata for cello and piano in A major, M. 8; Schnittke's Sonata No. 1 for cello and piano; Chopin's Introduction and Polonaise Brilliante, Op. 3 - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the Grainger Jam - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• John Oates - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus - DC9 - sold out
Maclemore & Ryan Lewis - DAR Constitution Hall POSTPONED DUE TO THE ONGOING IMPACT OF SNOWSTORM JONAS
• Montana of 300, Jay Verze, T.E.A.M., Phizzals, and Drewskii Doe - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mothers, Palm, Outer Spaces, and Amanda Glasser - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Rebelution and New Kingston - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 1/22/16 & 1/25/16)
• Ron Ward Jr. & Kirby Lane - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Steven B (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Steven Lutvak: composer/co-lyricist of A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Violet Delancey - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Way Down Wanderers and Chamomile & Whiskey - Gypsy Sally's
• Wray, Exit Vehicles, and ShowPony - Black Cat (Backstage)


Wednesday, 27 January 2016 [link to this day]

• AJ Smith (Brooklyn Nights EP release) and Oakton Chorus - Jammin' Java
• AMFMS (EP release), Phantom Lanterns, Mountainwolf, Polaroak, and My Friday Anthem - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Beat Fairy - Bossa
• Beekeepers, Lenclair, Lanternfish, and Big Indian - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Cool People, Due Diligence, 100 Watt Horse, and Poppy Patica - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Eric Owens: An Evening of Jazz Standards - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the Grey A and Jumpcuts - DC9
• Griff Kazmierczak (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Jack's Mannequin (10 Years in Transit) and She Is We - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Kelly Willis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Liquid Stranger and Space Jesus - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
Maclemore & Ryan Lewis - DAR Constitution Hall - sold out POSTPONED DUE TO THE ONGOING IMPACT OF SNOWSTORM JONAS
• the Next Step Band and Tumble Down Shack - Gypsy Sally's
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Raul Malo - Birchmere
• Rayland Baxter - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• Red Sun Rising and Violence in Vanity - Baltimore SoundStage
Ron Sutton Jr's Birthday Jazzin' - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC] CANCELLED
• Snakehead Run - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Sung for Streetlights, Juice Bruns, and the Perks - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Theo Rosenfeld - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Trina Broussard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Voices of Hope (CD release) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Wet and Kelsey Lu - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Thursday, 28 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Benton Blount Band and Trotter Michaels - Gypsy Sally's
• The Best of Classic Albums: Brian Stew as Green Day; Dr. Robert & Penny Lane as the Beatles (Sgt. Pepper's); Jason Mendelson as Elvis Costello (Blood & Chocolate); Alex Parez & the Hell Rojos as the Eagles (Desperado); Wrestle with Jimmy as Weezer; the Lucky So and Sos as Stevie Wonder; Right Handed Lefties as the Cranberries - IOTA Club & Café
Carol Riddick - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Chad Hoopes (violin) with David Fung (piano): Dvorak's Sonatina in G major; Prokofiev's Five Melodies, Op. 35; Ravel's Tzigane; Franck's Sonata in A major - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Chiara Izzi - Ritz-Carlton Georgetown [3100 South Street NW, WDC] (Living Room Live)
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips and Foul Swoops - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Etahn Philion Sextet - the Potter's House [1658 Columbia Rd NW, WDC]
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Garland Jeffreys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Golden Bloom (album release) and the NRIs - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Grant-Lee Phillips and Steve Poltz - Jammin' Java
• Jonathan Vocke - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Josh Abbott Band - 9:30 Club
• Karen Collins & the Bakcroads Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kelly Willis & Radio Ranch (celebrating the silver anniversary of her first release Well Travelled Love) - Birchmere
• Lauren Ruth Ward, Minimus the Poet, Ms Sara, and Stephen Lee - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Levon Mikaelian - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lin Rountree (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Moon Taxi and the Congress - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor): Weber's Der Freischütz Overture; Schubert's Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"; Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Ne Obliviscaris, Gloom, Omnislash, Cradle of Filth, and Butcher Babies - Baltimore SoundStage
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Red Sword, Zekiah, Vicocycle, and the Mind Set (album release) - Velvet Lounge
• Seth Troxler - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Slick Rick - Howard Theatre
• Social Station and Time is Fire - DC9
• Spite, Blank Bodies, Kombat, and Mission Creep - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Tribute to David Bowie - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Trophy Wife, Widows Watch, Faults, and Tomason - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 29 January 2016 [link to this day]

• &Me and Adam Port with DJ Lisa Frank - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Angela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• B-2 - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Beanie Sigel with members of State Property and Eze Jackson - Baltimore SoundStage
• Big Hush, Soda, and Kid Claws - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band (The River Tour) - Verizon Center
• Cameron Esposito & Rhea Butcher: Comedy at the Kennedy Center - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• the Chuck Brown Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• David Cassidy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Eat Yer Meat (Pink Floyd tribute) and BJ & the Uptown Girls (Billy Joel tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• the Escape Artist (Constellations album release party), Drop Electric, Caustic Casanova, Boon, Polyon, and Ape! - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Exar Kun, Tendrills, Hashcult, and Heat Death - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Garland Jeffreys & the Coney Island Playboys - Jammin' Java
• Garth Brooks - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Smiths/Morrisey tribute) and Lower Wolves (R.E.M. tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Height Keech, Gavin Riley Smoke Machine, the Electric Grandmother, and Catscan! - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Human Country Jukebox - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Jackie & the Treehorns, the Chariots, and Honey Pot Canoe - Velvet Lounge
• Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy - DAR Constitution Hall (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Jimmie's Chicken Shack, Kelly Bell Band, Swampcandy, the Last Year, and Jimi Haha - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• John Lawton & High Society - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kristin Chenoweth - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lionel Lyles Quintet - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows)
• Loudon Wainwright III - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Marcus Johnson - AMP
• Mike Slap the Base (featuring Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor): Beethoven's Symphony No. 7; Brahms's Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Neil Rolnick - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• PLRLS, Beachmover, the Lushpockets, and Invincible Summer - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Rayland Baxter and Margaret Glaspy - the Hamilton
• Reginald Cyntje - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• René Marie: I Wanna Be Evil, A Tribute to Eartha Kitt - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Romantic States (7" Release Show), Wildhoney, Quitter, and Mothpuppy - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Selassie i Sound - Bossa (Upstairs)
• Sirsy and Julia Fanning (EP release) - IOTA Club & Café
• the Split Seconds, Charlie Down, and DaikonDaikon - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• Stratosphere All-Stars with members of Big Gigantic, STS9, Particle, and Digital Tape Machine - Howard Theatre
• Sunbathers (EP release part 2), Yo No Say, and Color Palette - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Super Diamond - 9:30 Club
• the Swamp Brothers and Ballad've - BumperDome [1334 Hamlin St NE, WDC] (Rescheduled from 1/24/16)
• Ted Alexandro - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Us & Us Only, Yum., and Phantom Lanterns - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Valerie Kuehne, Radiator Greys, and 36 - Back Alley Theatre [1365 Kennedy St NW, WDC // 5501 Colorado Ave NW, WDC]
Warren Wolf - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows) CANCELLED
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Saturday, 30 January 2016 [link to this day]

• the All-Star Birthday Bash feat. Team Familiar, Sugar Bear, & DJ Amp C - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• AMFMS and the Lovebug Junkies - DC9
• Angela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Au Pair featuring Gary Louris (the Jayhawks) & Django Haskins (the Old Ceremony) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute night) - State Theatre
• Behzod Abduraimov (piano): Chopin's Four Ballades; Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Bilal - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Blacksage, Pellars, the Lavendar Tone, and DJ Brandon Carlo - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• BSO: Brahms' Symphony No. 4 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Christylez Bacon: Washington Sound Museum - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• the Crawdaddies - AMP
• Cue the Deer and Bearcat Wildcat - Velvet Lounge
• David Cassidy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Donvonte McCoy Quintet - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows)
• Ebi - Jane Javani World Tour - Warner Theatre
• Elle Varner - Howard Theatre (Early show - 7:30 PM)
• Escort and Coup Sauvage & the Snips - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Feed Me Disco with Eau Claire with special guest the Golden Pony and Citizen Select - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Flashband - IOTA Club & Café
• Frank Wess Tribute - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Garth Brooks - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Two shows - 7 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Gay Men's Chorus of DC: Rock Creek Singers / Potomac Fever - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Go Cozy, Grace Vonderkuhn, What Moon Things, and Nice Breeze - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Good Time Boys (Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute) and Maryjo Mattea (Alanis Morisette tribute) - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM - Back to the 90s)
• Howie Day and Anna Rose - the Hamilton
• the Hundredth Nomad, Ménage À Garage, and Curse Words - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• Inhumation, Hydra Kyll, Silence the Blind, and Sickdeer - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Jah Works and the Forwards - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kysmet, Throwdown Syndicate, Service of Shadows, Novarium, White Smoke, Arc of the Sun, and Shumaun - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Members of the National Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mother's Oven - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Naked Nation Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor): Weber's Der Freischütz Overture; Schubert's Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"; Brahms's Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Never Ending Fall (CD Release Party), the Slanted Sound, Red Couch, Locus Sound, and the Little Heavies - Baltimore SoundStage
• On the Bus, the Beat Hotel, and Ten Feet Tall - Gypsy Sally's (the Gypsy Jam)
• the Pocket Band - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• the Record Company and the Jones - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Reginald Cyntje - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• School of Rock Showcase - IOTA Club & Café (11 AM to 4 PM)
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Stars & the Sea, My Enemy Complete, and DJ Neska - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Toothgrinder, Mother Moon, Silent on Fifth Street, Minds Like Mirrors, and Alukah - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
Warren Wolf - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows) CANCELLED
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Sunday, 31 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Angela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Annette Wasilik & the Wonder Band with Kevin Dudley - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• Arditti Quartet - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Benderz - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• David Cassidy - Birchmere
• David Daniels (countertenor) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• DKvDK and Band & the Beat - Galaxy Hut
• the Fourth Stream - Bossa
• Garth Brooks - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Two shows - 3 PM & 7 PM - rescheduled from 1/22 and 1/23/16)
• Laser Background and Young Rapids - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Matt Corby and Overcoats - Black Cat (Backstage) - sold out
• Nathan Hook - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• New Year Resolutions with Joy of Motion: contemporary jazz dance class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Orchestre National de France (Daniele Gatti, conductor) with Julian Rachlin (violin): Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune; Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1; Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 4 PM)
• the Peach Kings and Heartracer - IOTA Club & Café
• Raul Malo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Reel Big Fish, Suburban Legends, and the Maxies - Fillmore Silver Spring
• School of Rock Silver Spring - Rock & Roll Hotel (2 PM Show)
• Sir Joe Quarterman + the Hardway Connection - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Steve Olson (drums), Oscar Noriega (clarinet), Denman Maroney (piano) - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Thrvd & rbchmbrs, Deva, Urban Shaman, and Antihero - Velvet Lounge


Monday, 1 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows)
• Dylan LeBlanc and Chris Bathgate - Jammin' Java
• Muse and X Ambassadors - Verizon Center
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sergio Mendes: A Celebration of 50 Years of Brasil '66 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Valerie Kuehne & the Wasps Nests and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 2 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Brnda, High Waisted, and Joy Buttons - Dead Kennedy Center [1325 Linden Ct NE, WDC]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Davina & the Vagabonds and Lawrence - Jammin' Java
• Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Dweezil Zappa & the Zappa Plays Zappa Band perform the music of Dweezil Zappa (Via Zammata' Tour) - Birchmere POSTPONED TO 5/5/16
• Emily Wells and Lorna Dune - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Kingbolts - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Low - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Maimouna Youssef & Sound of the City - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Mike Stud, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Futuristic, and Arizona Zervas - Fillmore Silver Spring (Back 2 You Tour)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Richard Thompson (All Request Show) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Snuhgie - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Todd Rundgren: the 'Hits' Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 3 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Daniela Schächter Quartet: A New Journey - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Destructo & Justin Martin with Rezz - 9:30 Club
• Elizabeth & the Catapult and Victoria Vox - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Goodnite Neverland, the Boas, and Up All Night - Jammin' Java
• Ignite the Fire, Awake at Last, Faceplant, and Locus Sound - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• James McMurtry (solo) and Curtis McMurtry - Birchmere
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kara Cole - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lianne La Havas: Exclusive Blood Solo Perforamnce - the Hamilton - sold out
• Lionel Lyles Quintet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Martin Courtney of Real Estate and EZTV - DC9
• Orchester Prazevica - Bossa
• Richard Thompson (All Request Show) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ryan Bingham and Bird Dog - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sierra Hull - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sunshine Anderson & Friends with Marcus Mitchell, Marcus Young, and Frank - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tom Constanten & Anthem String Quartet and Black Muddy River Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Vaughn Benjamin of MIDNITE & the Akae Beka Band - Howard Theatre
• Wylder and Ballad've - Red Panda House [1725 Irving St NW, WDC] (Rescheduled from 1/25/16)
• Young Galaxy and Heartcopy - Black Cat (Backstage)


Thursday, 4 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Andrew Leahey & the Homestead - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Arrested Development - Howard Theatre
• BSO: André Watts Plays Mozart - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Candice Bostwick - Ritz-Carlton Georgetown [3100 South Street NW, WDC]
• Captain Crunch & the Taste Brigate - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Cornel West Theory, Time is Fire, and the Black Sparks - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Destroyer of Man, Gateway to Hell, Passage Between, Plrls - Ottobar (Baltimore) (the Ottobar Staff Infection)
• Dr. John & the Nite Trippers - the Hamilton
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Greensky Bluegrass and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades - 9:30 Club
• Hector, Citizenn, Pirate Copy, and Pete Zorba - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• InAeona, Stars & the Sea, and the Random Theory - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jake & Co., Traitors N Thieves, and Choptank Murphy - IOTA Club & Café
• James McMurtry Solo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jamie McLean Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jonny Lang and Guthrie Brown - State Theatre
• Lookout Gang, District Sky Punch, and Menage a Garage - DC9
• Marianas Trench, Secret Someones, and Mainland - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Hey You Guys!! Tour)
• Micro Massive and Bunny Man Bridge - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Nag Champa, Cxtinue, and Gump - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Notes from the Underground - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Oweleo aka Lysette Titi (go-go soul) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Richard Thompson (All Request Show) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Scanners, Hothead, the Meer, and More AM Than FM - Comet Ping Pong
• the Scotch Bonnets and Caz & the Bellevederes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Stanley Clarke Band - Birchmere
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (8 PM Only)
• Warm Sun, Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor, and Spirit Pilots - Velvet Lounge
• William Shatner - Warner Theatre
• ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Friday, 5 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Analog Soul Club - Bossa (Upstairs)
• Anderson East and Andrew Combs - Baltimore SoundStage (Devil In Me Tour)
• Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of Alice's Restaurant - Birchmere
• Blank Spell, Haldol, Claw, and Lover's Touch - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band feat. Berry Oakley Jr., Bruce Katz, Vaylor Trucks, & Damon Fowler - Howard Theatre
• Captain Phillips, Pony Moon, Scheible/Schaffer/Rouzer/Manheimer, and Bushmeat SoundSystem - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Channel Volatile, Start the Scene, Time & Eternal, On Wings of Hope, If Not Tonight, Peruvial, and SnakeHed - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Chinese New Year Celebration: Shenzhen Pop Music Show - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cigarette, Laser Background, Other Colors, and Dangers - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (Rescheduled from 1/24/16)
• Communion featuring Allan Rayman, LOLO, Mothers, and Sleepwalkers - Jammin' Java
• Community Center, Swamp Candy, Wolf Harbor, and Matt Huthinson - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Dial 251 for Jazz - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Fade To Black (Metallica tribute), Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute), and Bastards of Reality (Black Sabbath tribute) - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Fetty Wap and Post Malone - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Georgetown Capitol G's, Georgetown Chamber Singers, Georgetown GraceNotes, Georgetown Superfood, JMU Overtones - Georgetown University - Gaston Hall [3700 O St NW, WDC] (43rd Annual Cherry Tree Festival)
• Go Cozy, Nox, Bust Off, Foster Carrots, and Apparatchik - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (A Benefit for St. Stephens presented by Positive Force DC)
• Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Cris Jacobs - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Herb Scott Quartet - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• The In Series: Carmen in Havana - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• J-Scienide, DJ Marshall Law, the Comdot, the 78ers, and WOLM (World of Light Media) - Velvet Lounge
• Joi - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kiss & Ride featuring Carly Harvey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lauren Sumner - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lionel Lyles Quintet - Sotto Restaurant [1610 14th St NW, WDC]
• Loud Boyz, War on Women, and the Rememberables - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Mack Avenue Superband featuring Gary Burton and Christian McBride - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 7 & 9 PM)
• Meatbot, Exoplanets, and Flat Daddy - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Monday Mistress, Sleeves Off a Vest (formerly the Garage Hoppers), and Steve Hagedorn & Harley - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• the Paul Reed Smith Band and Moogatu - Gypsy Sally's
• Sam Grow, Chesapeake Sons, and Robbie Boothe - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• the Smithereens - State Theatre
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Sonya Kitchell and Justin Jones - IOTA Club & Café
• Tony Martucci - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Unity Reggae Band, Tony Roy & Yawd Link with Sister Ichelle Cole, and Love Judah Sound - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Tribute to reggae legends Bob Marley & Dennis Brown)
• Victor Calderone and Sleepy & Boo - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• We Fought the Big One with Sansyou and guest DJ Michael Darpino - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• the Woodshedders - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 6 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of Alice's Restaurant - Birchmere
• Atlas Bloom and Lucky So and So's - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Beauty Pill and Fellow Creatures - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Brooklyn Rider and Gabriel Kahane - 6th & I
• Das Rock Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Decapitated, Black Breath, Theories, Khaotika, Luminosity, Suffer No Guilt, and Croatoan - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Dope Body, Wume, Wing Dam, and Frenemies - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Frederico Pena & the Emergence Trio - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two shows)
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Howard Theatre
• Georgetown Phantoms, Georgetown R.E.L., Georgetown Saxatones, GW Sirens, Duke Speak of the Devil - Georgetown University - Gaston Hall [3700 O St NW, WDC] (43rd Annual Cherry Tree Festival)
• Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad Celebrates Bob Marley's 70th Birthday with FeelFree - Gypsy Sally's
• Got Snow? Showcase - Baltimore SoundStage
• Greensky Bluegrass and Love Canon - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Hello Strangers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Israel Vibration, Zedicus, and Dai Watson - the Hamilton
• Joi - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• King - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• LITZ, Nappy Riddem, and Threesound - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show - Bob Marley's 71st Birthday Tribute)
• Luray, Letitia VanSant, and Rebekah Todd - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Mangog, Doomsday Mavericks, Emerge a Tyrant, Buried in the Walls, and Azathoth - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Haffner Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Pedja Muzijevic (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Phantom Limbs, Slanted Sound, and Changre - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• the Pines and Caitlin & the Moonlighters - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ron Sutton's Birthday Jazzin' - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• the Scotch Bonnets and Eastern Standard Time - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Shiba San, Ken Lazee, and Nick Garcia - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Smithereens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Steve Siekkinen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Tacha Coleman Parr - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Tall Friends (EP release), Cat Be Damned, Frozen Lawn, and Catholic Easter Colors - Runny Yolk [3543 Alton Pl NW, WDC]
• Tony Martucci - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Vi-Kings - AMP
• War on Women, Blacksage, Humanmania, Pellars, Brooklyn Heights, Iyana Deschanel, and DJ Dad Weed - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Wisdom in Chains, Everybody Gets Hurt, Oldham Boys, Paid in Full, and Malicious Code - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Wylder - DC9


Sunday, 7 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Bleak, Foehammer, Narrow Grave, and Heat Death - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Chinese New Year Celebration: Shenzhen Lily Girls' Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• The In Series: Carmen in Havana - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Jack on Fire (tape release show) - Showtime [113 Rhode Island Ave NW, WDC]
• Lupe Fiasco, the Boy Illinois, Billy Blue, and Zverse - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Haffner Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
the Pocket Band - IOTA Club & Café NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Prince Fox and Stelouise - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Quitter and Colora - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Richard Thompson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Sandrine Piao (soprano) with Susan Manoff (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Shy Glizzy - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sopranessence: A Thing Called Love - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• Two Inch Astronaut (record release), Laughing Man, and Hemlines - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Wilco and Steve Gunn - DAR Constitution Hall


Monday, 8 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Chinese New Year Celebration: Beijing Opera, Acrobats, and Chinese Traditional Music by Henan Arts Troupe - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Chinese New Year Celebration: Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Jacqui Naylor - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Kruger Brothers - Jammin' Java
• Middle Distance Runner and Nunchucks - Galaxy Hut
• Noam Pikelny (of the Punch Brothers) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tommy Emmanuel (It's Never Too Late Tour) - Birchmere


Tuesday, 9 February 2016 [link to this day]

• the 9th Street Stompers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Anderson East and Andrew Combs - Jammin' Java (Devil In Me Tour)
• Br'er, Hallowed Bells, and the Galaxy Electric - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Ezra Furman and Brnda - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Graveyard and Spiders - Baltimore SoundStage
• Irene Jalenti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, Footwerk, Party Like It's, Burlesque by Cherie Sweetbottom & Dainty Dandridge, and host Brandon Wetherbee - U St Music Hall (Mardi Gras Carnivale - 7 PM show)
• Nathan & the Zyedeo Cha-Chas - the Hamilton
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tommy Emmanuel (It's Never Too Late Tour) - Birchmere
• Washington National Opera: Preview of Lost in the Stars - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Westies featuring Michael McDermott - Gypsy Sally's


Wednesday, 10 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Barnyard Sharks - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Bill Haymon & The New Jazz Collective - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Bumper Jacksons (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Ed Schrader, DDM, and Dina Kelberman - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• El DeBarge - Birchmere
• Eric Burdon & the Animals - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre CANCELLED - tickets will be honored for 2/11 show or refunded at point of purchase
• Jane Siberry and Gracie & Rachel - Jammin' Java
• Joe Russo's Almost Dead - 9:30 Club
• Johnny A (guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Leo Maxey Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lotus and Michal Menert & the Pretty Fantastics - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
the Noctambulant, Genevieve, and Perihelion - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Pell - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Story Collider - DC9
• Sweet Earl Greene - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Team Vicious - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Thursday, 11 February 2016 [link to this day]

• "LOVE" with Andrey Makarevich, Jazz Trio of Evgeny Borets, A'Cappella Express, Konstantin Gevondian - Lisner Auditorium
• Aaron Diehl Trio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• AraabMUZIK, Nadus, and Mathias - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Big Black Wolves, Stonewalled, and Karman Line - Velvet Lounge
• Big Head Todd & the Monsters and Mike Doughty - 9:30 Club
• Bob Sima CD Release Show: It's Time - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution and Gedeon Luke & the People - the Hamilton
• Cassandra Allen - Ritz-Carlton Georgetown [3100 South Street NW, WDC]
• Chippendales: the 2016 Break the Rules Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cobra, Mostly Only, and Dominic Fragman - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Dénes Várjon (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Elizabeth & the Catapult, Natalie York, and Victoria Vox - Jammin' Java
• Emporer X, Club Scout (acoustic), Jack on Fire, Grogan Social Scene - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Acoustic show - 5:30 PM)
• Eric Burdon & the Animals - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Flavr Blue, Cifer, and Daniel Biltmore - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Fleshgod Apocalypse, Carach Angren, Abigail Williams, Crawling Manifest, and March To Victory - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre
• Hollertown - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Hamish Anderson, and the Fuss - DC9
• Kathy Griffin - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Kid Cudi - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] (Rescheduled from 12/10/15)
• Levon Mikaelian and United Shades of Artistry - Bossa
• Marina Piccinini (flute) with Andreas Haefliger (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Marion Meadows (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• No Chaser - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Phil Vassar (with band) - Birchmere
the Prettiots and Cinema Hearts - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Ripe, Gang of Thieves, and Hyfy - Gypsy Sally's
• Spencer Hodgson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Sweater Set, Jessica Eliot Myhre (of the Bumper Jacksons), and Letitia VanSant - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - Presented by Listen Local First DC)
• Wonder & the Wonder Whys, Drive TFC, and Mary Jo Mattea - IOTA Club & Café


Friday, 12 February 2016 [link to this day]

• :3ion, Surf Harp (album release), Raindeer (HWYL release), and Us & Us Only - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Amel Larrieux - Howard Theatre
• Ape!, Faith in Jane, Low Company, and the Dissociated - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Baio - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Bebel Gilberto - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Blame Canada (Rush tribute) - State Theatre POSTPONED to 3/4/16
• Calm the Waters, Sailor's Mouth, Stream, and Mother Moon - Velvet Lounge
• Chatham County Line - the Hamilton
• Church Night: Romane & Lettuce, plus comedy from Natalie McGill and Russ Green and burlesque from Chocolate City Burlesque - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Colliseum, Joseph & the Beast, Outcalls, and Scott Siskind - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Craig Morgan, Kelsea Ballerini, Easton Corbin, Granger Smith, Brothers Osborne, and Maren Morris - Fillmore Silver Spring (WMZQ's Stars 'n Guitars)
• the Dawn Drapes, Illiterate Light, and Peyote Pilgrim - IOTA Club & Café
• the El Mansouris and Elena & Los Fulanos - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Eugenie Jones - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Foozle, Arm Candy, Litter, and Nox - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: The Way We Were - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Georgetown Saxatones, Georgetown Superfood, Georgetown Capitol G's, Georgetown Lawcapella, Richmond Sirens - Georgetown University - Gaston Hall [3700 O St NW, WDC] (43rd Annual Cherry Tree Festival)
• Graveyard, Spiders, and Kvelertak - 9:30 Club (6 PM Early Show - Show is on 2/12 not 2/26 as originally promoted.)
• Heavy Breathing, Time is Fire, and Smoota - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hey Marseilles and Bad Bad Hats - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Jeff Dunham - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Jim Breuer and Rich Aronovitch - Baltimore SoundStage
• Julia Nixon - AMP
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Lisner Auditorium
• Lauren Calve, Sara Curtin, and Marian McLaughlin - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Lithium (Nirvana tribute), Brains of J (Pearl Jam tribute), Short Lives (Soundarden tribute), and First Gentlemen (Presidents of the USA tribute) - Jammin' Java (Back to the 90s: Grunge Night)
• Marion Meadows (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matthew Whitaker - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Mind Over Matter Music Over Mind (Bobby Hill, Luke Stewart, Thomas Stanley) - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (12 PM Show)
• Moral Hangover, Freeform Radio, Multi-Pass, and the Goblin Kings - Mason Inn [2408 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC] (David Bowie Tribute Concert)
• Poison Idea, Iron Reagan, Noisem, and Radical Discharge - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Renaissance Winter Tour 2016: Songs For All Our Times - Birchmere
• Ricky Velez - Comedy at the Kennedy Center - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Rocket City Riot, LNT, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Holdfast, and Nine to Fives Lives - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Snails and Must Die - 9:30 Club (Late show - 11 PM) - sold out
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Tom Principato Band and Bobby Thompson & Friends featuring Ron Holloway - Gypsy Sally's
• Umphrey's McGee and Tauk - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Valentine's Soul Jam - DAR Constitution Hall
• VOCES8 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Witch Coast, the Rememberables, Mission Creep, Lilac Daze, Collider, and Schroeder - American University - Kay Spiritual Life Center Chapel [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
• Zachary Lucky - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Saturday, 13 February 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Acheron, Xeukatre, Bestial Evil, Sickdeer, and Vermord - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Acid People featuring Ron Jackson, Damon Bradley, Juana - Jimmy Valentine's [1103 Bladensburg Rd NE, WDC]
• Adam Devine - Lisner Auditorium
• Adwela & the Uprising, Machet, and 2Raw - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM - Jammin Java's "Good Vibes" Reggae Party)
• Alec K. Redfearn & the Eyesores and Wume - Orion Sound Studios [2903 Whittington Ave, Suite C, Baltimore, MD]
• Aye Nako, Governess, Didi, and Chimp Suit - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Beacon and Natasha Kmeto - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Bebel Gilberto - State Theatre
• Bill Frisell - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Joshua Bell Plays Tchaikovsky - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cherub, Gibbz, and Mike Floss - Baltimore SoundStage
Cry, the Beloved Country! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Darius Jones's the Oversoul Manual - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (Presented by CapitalBop)
• the Devil Makes Three and Langhorne Slim - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Dustin Lynch, Chris Lane, and Tyler Rich - Fillmore Silver Spring (Hell of a Night Tour)
• Edy Blu - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Emperor X, Tall Friend, Amanda Glasser, and Otis Infrastructure - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Erik Petersen, Enemy Insects, Ninety Six Ghosts, and the Assless Chaps - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Eugenie Jones - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Firnats, St. Lenox, Citizens Arrest - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Flow Tribe and the Trongone Band - the Hamilton
• Foreplay - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Heart Health Foundation Benefit)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: The Way We Were - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)
• Grizfolk and Knox Hamilton - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Honey Soundsystem & Martyn - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Human Country Jukebox - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Jeff Bradshaw Presents A Lover's Weekend - the Return of the Gentlemen - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Kennedys - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Kim Scudera with Batida Diferente - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Leon Fleisher: Master Class - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Lopez Studios: Pop Concert Review Series - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Marion Meadows (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mike Epps: Don't Take It Personal - DAR Constitution Hall (Two shows - 7 PM & 10:30 PM)
• the Newly Dead Game - AMP
• Post Pink, Outer Spaces, Izzy True, and Amor Fatigue - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Roomful of Teeth and American Contemporary Music Ensemble - 6th & I
• the Sea the Sea (album release) and Devon Sproule - IOTA Club & Café
• Skip Castro Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Skribe - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage - Warner Theatre
• Story District's Sucker for Love - Lincoln Theatre
• Tab Benoit and Patty Reese - Birchmere
The-Dream: Genesis Tour 2016 - Howard Theatre POSTPONED TO 2/26/16
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Voivod, Vektor, and Eight Bells - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Whitfield Family Band - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)


Sunday, 14 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Alec K Redfearn & the Eyesores, Susan Alcorn, and Chester Hawkins - Back Alley Theatre [1365 Kennedy St NW, WDC // 5501 Colorado Ave NW, WDC]
• Alex Mendenall, the Topper Project, Mathrat DC, Mallory Feuer of the Grasping Straws (with Emily Einhorn) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Alison Wonderland, Golden Features, and 2rip vs. the Banditz - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• All You Need Is Love 4 - Jammin' Java's Songwriters' Circle: a Tribute to The Beatles & Love Songs - Jammin' Java
• Annie Stokes (album release show), Lauren Calve Band, and Milkbeard - IOTA Club & Café
• Buck Gooter and Don Zientara - Galaxy Hut
• Burlesque-A-Pades in Loveland - Birchmere
• Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Cryptopsy, and Abysmal Dawn - Baltimore SoundStage
• Capital Orchestra Festival - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• Chaise Lounge - AMP
• Conservatory Project: students from the Curtis Institute of Music perform Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dan Meyer Choir: Love Songs of the Presidents - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• the DC Envoys - Bossa
• the Devil Makes Three and Langhorne Slim - 9:30 Club
• Eugenie Jones - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Half Step (Grateful Dead tribute) and the Fat Catz - Gypsy Sally's
• the Her Scott Quartet, featuring Cecily: Jazz Love Songs - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Jeff Bradshaw Presents A Lover's Weekend - the Return of the Gentlemen - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Katt Williams - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Kristine Key / Harold Summey / Cheyney Thomas / Tracey Cutler / Bob Butta / DeAndrey Howard / Melvin Johnson - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Laura Jane Grace (of Against Me!) & the Devouring Mothers with Dave Dondero - 6th & I
• Loiode - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Love Songs: the Beatles vol. 3 - the Hamilton
• Marcia Ball - Wolf Trap (the Barns - Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Marion Meadows (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Maysa - Howard Theatre
• the Milestones, the Humble, and Yum - DC9
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM) CANCELLED
• the Newly Dead Game starring 98 Rock morning show host Justin Schlegel with Rob Maher, Joe Robinson, and Tommy Sinbazo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Protomartyr, Priests, and Protect-U - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Taylor Dayne - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Várjon-Baráti-Várdai piano trio - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Westerly Park - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Winter Jam 2016: For King & Country, Matthew West, Crowder, and Lauren Daigle, Red, Newsong, Sidewalk Prophets, KB, Tedashii, Trip Lee, Stars Go Dim, We Are Messengers, Tony Nolan - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• the Winter Throwdown - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Monday, 15 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Budapest Festival Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Caz and Scotch Bonnets - Galaxy Hut (Rescheduled from 1/24/16)
• Chris Collat Band, American Holly, Young Hands, and the Ballroom Crisis - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Conservatory Project: students from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance perform arias by Adams and Tchaikovsky; songs by Poulenc and Scheer; Hüe's Fantaisie for flute and piano; Beethoven's Piano Trio in D major; and movements from Ysaye's Sonata No. 5 for Solo Violin - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Daley and Avery Wilson - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/10/15)
• Dressy Bessy and Old Monk - Gypsy Sally's
• Graham Nash - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Hunter Valentine (Farewell For Now Tour) and Company Calls - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Jazzy Blu - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Tanya Tucker - Birchmere POSTPONED TO 2/17/16 DUE TO WEATHER


Tuesday, 16 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Best Coast, Wavves, and Cherry Glazerr - 9:30 Club
• Big Virginia Sky - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Black Alley - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Chuck Ragan & the Camaraderie and Cory Branan - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Conservatory Project: students from the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University perform songs and arias for soprano by Massenet, Schumann, Burleigh, and Puccini; a movement from Marschnerr's Sonata for Violin; Ravel's Tzigane; Debussy's Sonata for Cello and Piano; Liszt's Consolation No. 3 in D-flat major; and Paraphrase de concert sur Rigoletto for piano - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Family &: Friends and Sam Burchfield - Jammin' Java
• Graham Nash - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jackie Greene, Fairground Saints, and Hollis Brown - Birchmere
• Jeff Scott Soto (TSO/Journey/Yngwie Malmsteen), Martyrs Asylum, Ghost of War, and If Not Tonight - Baltimore SoundStage
• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Loved Ones ("Keep Your Heart" 10 Year Anniversary) and Friendship Commanders - DC9 - sold out
• Michelle Walker - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• SafetySuit and Connell Cruise - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Shaun Hopper - Gypsy Sally's
• the Wailers and Nappy Riddem - State Theatre


Wednesday, 17 February 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - Renaissance Washington Hotel [1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, WDC] (Live in the Living Room - 6 PM)
• Andrew Ripp, Swear & Shake, and Act As If - Jammin' Java (Self Titled Tour)
• Big Sam's Funky Nation and 8 Ohms Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Big Virginia Sky - Madam's Organ [2461 18th St NW, WDC]
• Bryan Adams - DAR Constitution Hall
• Conservatory Project: students from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music perform Shaw's Entr'acte for string quartet; Zhang's Between Love and Pain; Williams's Meditation I; Goodhart's Prelude and Gigue; and Riley's Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Doug Pierce and the Band of Brothas Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Film Screening: Positive Force: More than a Witness with a Q&A with Jerry Busher, Mark Jenkins, and Chris Richards moderated by Ally Schweitzer - Black Cat (Backstage)
• I See Stars, Chunk! No Captain Chunk!, Get Scared, Palaye Royale, the White Noise, Arc of the Sun, and When Cities Sleep - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jonathan Parker Octet - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Kamel Zennia & His Band - Bossa
• Kat Dahlia - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Nathan Hook - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Pennington and Baggypantsrich - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sarah Vaughan and Indigo Love - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sicada, Eye of the Destroyer, Lucis Absentia, and Sick Deer - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Tanya Tucker - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 2/16/16)
• Teen, PLRLS, and Oliver Figgs - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Timmy's Organism, Video, and Regression 696 - DC9 (Third Man Records Presents: Audio Social Dissent 2016)
• Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Lower Dens - 9:30 Club
• Vanessa Silberman - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Thursday, 18 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Ace Ono - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (HERE Series)
• Big Virginia Sky - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• BSO: An Evening with Sutton Foster - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bumpin Uglies, Feel Free, Treehouse, and Dale & the Zdubs - IOTA Club & Café
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Carnage (DJ), Valentino Khan, and Kayzo - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Chariots and the Captivators - Velvet Lounge (Bluebeat DC's Monthly Night for Ska, Rocksteady, & Reggae)
• Conservatory Project: students from the Cleveland Institute of Music perform Grunfeld's Paraphrase on a Theme from Johann Strauss's Die Fledermaus; a movement from Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A major; Schumann's Märchenbilder for viola and piano; Mahler's "Liebst du um Schönheit" from Rückert Lieder, "Erinnerung" from Lieder und Gesänge, Vol. 1, and "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" from Rückert Lieder for voice and piano; and movements from Janacek's String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dan Tepfer's Acoustic Informatics - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Danny Wood (of New Kids on the Block) and Todd Carey - Jammin' Java
• De Demonas and A Different Animal - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Eli Young Band and Shane Gamble - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Elise Testone Band and the Watt Brothers - Gypsy Sally's
• Freakwater and Jaye Jayle - DC9
• Georgetown Cabaret - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hall Williams Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Holdfast, Fadest, Birthright, Mother Moon, and Normal State - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jah Works and Signal Fire - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Jason Eady and Mike & the Moonpies - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Joe Bachman & the Tailgaters - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Jones Family Singers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Keeps and Church Girls - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Kenny Nunn Quartet - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Take 5! Jazz Series)
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kim Waters (sax/smooth) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Marshall Tucker Band - Birchmere
• Meshell Ndegeocello and Chargeaux - the Hamilton - sold out
Oh Hello with Nick Kroll & John Mulaney - Warner Theatre CANCELLED
• People's Temple Project, Sleeper Wave, Heat Death, and Eyelet - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Pouya, Fat Nick, Don Krez, Germ, Mikey the Magician, Suicide Boy$, and Black Zheep DZ - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ralphie May - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Rusted Root and Midnight Spaghetti & the Chocolate G-Strings - State Theatre
• Sicada, Eye of the Destroyer, Gomorrah, Bound By the Grave, and INFVMY - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Son of Nun, California Accent, SunFlavor, and Foster Carrots - Haydee's [3102 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC] (DC Fair Food Fundraiser for the CIW Spring Action)
• the Soul Rebels Sound System featuring Talib Kweli - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Squids of Tomorrow - Bossa
• Timo Maas, Jandro, and Rodd Sim - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (8 PM Only)
• Where's the Band? - solo acoustic performances by Chris Conley (Saves The Day), Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio), Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids), Anthony Raneri (Bayside), and Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit) - 6th & I


Friday, 19 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anders Osborne and Andy Helm & the Handsome Strangers - 9:30 Club
• Bastards of Reality, Manta Rat, Welcome to Paradise, and New York City Cops - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Better Off Dead and Indecision - Gypsy Sally's
• Blast, Your Mother & I Are Separating, Bucky's Fatal Mistake, and Aidan Saccoccio - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Conservatory Project: students from the Yale School fo Music perform Ligeti's Six Bagatelles; an arrangement of Verdi's Overture to Nabucco; Bresnick's Just Time; Monteverdi's Three Madrigals; and Schifrin's La Nouvelle Orleans - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dan Baird & Homemade Sin - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Dan Lipton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• David Cross: Making America Great Again! - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• David Kitchen Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2016 Day 1: Ballyhoo!, Pasadena, Bumpin Uglies, Higher Education, Modern Nomad, Ryan Shiner - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Geometers, Ishmael, Plague Bubonika, Fine Fine, Bandit, and Lover's Touch - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Gianmarco - Howard Theatre
• globalFEST On the Road - Creole Carnival: Emeline Michel, Casuarina, Brushy One String - Lisner Auditorium
• Grant, Da Kid Emm, Brian Rapp & Nature Boi, Heyitsluka, and Imp Beatz - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hub City Stompers, Dead End Lane, MSH, and Go Benji Go - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Il Volo - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• James Brown Dance Party featuring members of Snarkpy Puppy, Lettuce, James Brown Band, Jazz Is Phish, American Idol, RAQ, TV on the Radio, and more - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Jenifer Gelineau, Eames Armstrong, Sam Gas Can, Omeed Goodarzi - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Joe Lovano Village Rhythms Band - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• John Hammond - AMP
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good, Louisa Hall, Jason Ager, and Andres Gallego - IOTA Club & Café
• Kevin Griffin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kim Waters (sax/smooth) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kokayi, Walking Sticks, Cautious Clay, and LanceNeptune - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Maceo Plex, Odd Parents, and Philip Goyette - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Mike Flaherty's Dixieland Direct Jazz Band - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Never Shout Never, Metro Station, Jule Vera, Waterparks, and the Great Heights Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Nighthawks - Jammin' Java
• PAIN, Sycamyre, HeyDays of Silence, and Giants of Genesis - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Priests, Janel & Anthony, Adriana-Lucia Cotes, and Escape-ism - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Union Arts Benefit Show)
• Project Natale - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Reaagan Years (80s tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ricky Skaggs, Keller Williams & The Travelin' McCoury's, and Steep Canyon Rangers, Big Virginia Sky - Union Craft Brewing [1700 Union Avenue Suite D, Baltimore, MD] (Charm City Bluegrass Festival Presents Battle of the Bands Round 2)
• Sandcatchers and Anthony Pirog - Bossa (Upstairs)
• Sealab, Haile Supreme, Rosewell, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - the Sealab [36 New York Ave NW, WDC] (Farewell to the (Sea)Lab)
• Seratones and Spirit Animal - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sister Hazel, Brad Ray, and Christian Lopez Band - State Theatre
• Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar - the Hamilton
• Standoff, Kombat, Stuck Pigs, Unknown Threat, and Iron Cages - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC] (NWODCHC Showcase)
• Vocalosity - Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at University of Maryland [Stadium Drive at Route 193, College Park, MD]
• the WeatherVanes and the Walkaways - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 20 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Alessia Cara - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 1/24/16 at the 9:30 Club)
• Bear Success, Sonitus Lux, Idle Empire, and Redline - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Better Homes, RUIN, Chris Bernstorf (poetry/spoken word), Blue Sky Dream, and Samm Cwik - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA] (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Brooke Waggoner and the Cowards Choir - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• Buck Gooter, Curse, Pop 1280, and Lent - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Chris Botti - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Chrisette Michele - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Clarks - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Clinton Matthews, DJ Wizdom, DJ Rene, and Pat Premier - State Theatre (Countdown to the Shamrock Fest Pre-Party)
• Conservatory Project: students from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University perform DiLorenzo's ; Hillborg's Brass Quintet; Britten's Reveille; a movement from Al-Zand's Imaginary Scenes for Violin and Piano; movements from Barber's Sonata for Piano; Ysaye's Caprice d'après l'Etude en forme de Valse; Schumann's Dichterliebe; and Donizetti's "Ah! Mes Amis" from La fille du regiment - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dear Creek, Uptown Boys Choir, and the Junior League Band (acoustic) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• ELM (Electric Love Machine), Moogatu, and Crystal Youth (featuring members of Funk Ark, See-I, and Nappy Riddem) - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Fallen Martyr, Coleus, White Smoke, Croatoan, Shumaun, and Novarium - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (DC Metal Meltdown)
• the Fire Tonight (feaaturing MC Logic), Lowercase Letters, and Short Lives - IOTA Club & Café
Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2016 Day 2: Jenn Grinels, the Knolly Moles, Kabob-O-Taj, Fast As Lightning - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Frozen Harbor Music Festival: Redman, the Grilled Lincolns, Mighty I, Billy Lyve & iLL LuCK Live, Damond Blue, Ace Cannon, Frankie Goodrich, Guru Pryme - Baltimore SoundStage
• Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Pitchblak Brass Band, and Tropidelic - Gypsy Sally's (Battle of the Brass Bands)
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Here's To the Night - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Herman Burney / Reginald Cyntje Duo - DC Public Library, Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Branch [1630 7th St NW, WDC] (2 PM Show)
• ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal: JHU AllNighters, UMBC Cleftomaniacs, SMCM (St Mary's) Intershorus, JHU Notes of Ranvier, JHU Octopodes, SU (Salisbury) Squawkapella, Towson Tiger Tones, U of Delaware Vocal Point, Frostburg State Xenharmonics, U of Delaware YChromes - Johns Hopkins University - Shriver Hall [3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal: JHU AllNighters, UMBC Cleftomaniacs, SMCM (St Mary's) Intershorus, JHU Notes of Ranvier, JHU Octopodes, SU (Salisbury) Squawkapella, Towson Tiger Tones, U of Delaware Vocal Point, Frostburg State Xenharmonics, U of Delaware YChromes)
Invincible: A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson - Warner Theatre CANCELLED
• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• Joe Lovano Village Rhythms Band - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Kaleo and Firekid - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Kim Waters (sax/smooth) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Le Youth, Cerulean City, and Chris Kennedy - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Maradeen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - 8 PM show)
Marie Davidson, Neuromodulation, Claire, and Rosemary Arp - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] CANCELLED
• Matmos (record release show) - Floristree [405 West Franklin St, Baltimore, MD]
• National Philharmonic: Vivaldi's Gloria - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Nellie McKay - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Pat McGee - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Paul Reiser and Justin Trawick - Howard Theatre
• Project Natale - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Pulses, the Cage You Call a Chest, and Lammergeier Prinxe - George Mason University - JC Bistro [4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Renee Tannenbaum - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Rukut, Gateway to Hell, Rooney's Shoe, BIDET, and Cover/Charge - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Benefit show for Brendan)
• Scott Slay, Sammy Shelor, and Big Virginia Sky - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show - 10:30 PM)
• Sealab, Trilogy1991, Golden Papi, and Owl-Like Creature - the Sealab [36 New York Ave NW, WDC] (Final Show at the (Sea) Lab)
Sing Out for Shelter: the Augmented 8, Supreme Chord, the Deltones, the Whiffenpoofs, Five O Clock Shadow - Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church [3401 Nebrasca Ave NW, WDC]
• the Soft Moon, Killing Joke, Ego Likeness, DJ Terrence Hannum (Locrian), and DJ Hysteria - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• St. Lucia and Tigertown - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Sunwolf, Savak, and Super!Silver!Haze! - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Surf Harp, Operator, Princess Reason, Brendan Sullivan, and Amor Fatigue - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tone, Time Columns, and the Orchid - Velvet Lounge
• Toxic Moxie, Navi+Picnibus, Seaknuckle, and Sojii - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Ursula Ricks Project, Spirit Parade, and Gypsy Soul Revival - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Woody Pines - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Sunday, 21 February 2016 [link to this day]

• 2Cellos - DAR Constitution Hall
• Aaron Tinjum & the Tangents (Foreign & Domestic album release), Kitchen Noise, and Louis Weeks - Rock & Roll Hotel
Agata Kristi (Greatest Hits / Gleb Samoyloff) & Naïve: Legends of Russian Rock - State Theatre CANCELLED
• Bella Hristova (violin) with Gloria Chien (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Bryson Tiller - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Caique Vidal and Batuque - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC] (Post-Carnaval Party)
• Chippendales: the 2016 Break the Rules Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cold Weather Company, Colton Kayser, and Velvet Pines - Red Panda House [1725 Irving St NW, WDC] (1 PM Matinee Show)
• Conservatory Project: students from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music perform movements from Norman's the Companion Guide to Rome; Carter's Gra for solo clarinet; Bach's Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, on marimba; and movements from Saint-Saëns's Sonata No. 1 in D minor for violin and piano - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• the Craig Briscoe Organ Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Disappears, Scroll Downers, and Microkingdom - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Flo Anito, Dave Ihmels, and the Mavins - IOTA Club & Café
• Ghastly City Sleep, Polyon, and Broken Grids - DC9
• the Glenmont Popes, Western Star, the Golden Sombreros, Robert Fireball Mitchell, and the Milestones - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• Jordon Dixon & the Grown People Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• K Jon - Howard Theatre
• Kim Waters (sax/smooth) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Living the Dream . . . Singing the Dream - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 7 PM)
• Madeon and Skylar Spence - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ms. Fridrich and Noise - Galaxy Hut
• National Philharmonic: Vivaldi's Gloria - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Professor ShyGuy, You Bred Raptors?, Cheap Dinosaurs, and Triforce Quartet - Velvet Lounge (MAGFest Presents: Game Over DC)
• the Receiver, Johnny Bonneville, Matt Hooke, and Cyrenaics - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Rhett Miller and Salim Nourallah - Jammin' Java
• Rivers of Nihil, Black Fast, Dark Sermon, Ritualistic, Morning Banana Diet, and Azathoth - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• School of Rock - AMP (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Spontaneous Combustion Trio, Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Utenzil - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• the Steel Wheels and Mipso - the Hamilton
• Yugennui, Noema, and Punches in the Water - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Monday, 22 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Leitko and Pearie Sol - Galaxy Hut
• Conservatory Project: students from the Juilliard School perform Haydn's String Quartet in B-flat Major and Mendelssohn's String Quartet in E minor - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Cristian Perez Quintet (guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jadakiss - Howard Theatre
• Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen - the Hamilton
• Kaki King - Jammin' Java
• Leon Russell and Jefferson Grizzard - Birchmere
Madball, Coldside, Die Young, and Head of Power - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] POSTPONED
• Mason Bates' KC Jukebox: Of Land & Sea - Kennedy Center (Theater Lab)
• Robert Cray Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rocket City Riot, the Stragglers, Skyline Hotel, and Nomad - IOTA Club & Café


Tuesday, 23 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Andy Frasco & the U.N. and Danny Fingers & the Thumbs - Gypsy Sally's
• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Big Sam's Funky Nation - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• A Conversation with Pussy Riot feat. Masha (Maria Alyokhina), Ksenia Zhivago & moderated by Piper Kerman (author of Orange is the New Black) - Howard Theatre
• Daniel Lebhardt (piano): Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major; Tonia Ko's New Work; Liszt's Piano Sonata in B minor - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the DC Legendary Musicians Band with emcee/hip-hop artist Cash Jones - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Familiar Faces - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Foglings, the Luke Johnson Band, and Faded Giant - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• James Hunter Six and Jesse Dee - the Hamilton
• Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band and Elephant Revival - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Juan Wauters, Baby Bry Bry, Friends, and Keeper - Comet Ping Pong
• R5, Ryland, and Parade of Lights - Lincoln Theatre (Sometime Last Night Tour)
• the Robert Cray Band - Birchmere
• Veronneau - Blues Alley (Two shows - Rescheduled from 1/25/16)
• Vinyl Theatre & Finish Ticket and Irontom - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Wednesday, 24 February 2016 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Angela Stribling: CD Release Party - Blues Alley (Two shows) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Bell Witch, Wrekmeister Harmonies, Mother Moon, and Destroyer of Man - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Big Pink and the Heirs - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bondax and Friends with Karma Kid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Bumper Jacksons (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Cosmic Travelers feat Will Rast - Bossa
• the Electric Grandmother, Psychic Subcreatures, and the Sniffs - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Hokkanen & Porter (of the Window Panes) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Joe Jack Talcum (of the Dead Milkmen), Coolzey, and D&D Sluggers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Joe Pug and Owen Danoff - Birchmere
• Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band and Elephant Revival - 9:30 Club
• LATO - Renaissance Washington Hotel [1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, WDC] (Live in the Living Room - 6 PM)
• Lee DeWyze, Wakey Wakey, and Shayna Leigh - Jammin' Java
• Locus Sound, Little Heavies, Young Fox, and Face Value - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Marc Broussard, the Last Bandoleros, and Peter Aristone - the Hamilton
• Melvin Seals & JGB with special guest Ron Holloway - Gypsy Sally's
• Moon Hooch and Box Era - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Pink Talking Fish (tribute to Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, and Phish) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Prince vs Bowie: A Tribute Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Red Eyed Sinatra and Beast from the East - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the ScottClark4tet: Bury My Heart - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Station North Jazz Orchestra, Kineticrenick, and Paint & Yell - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tinsley Ellis (blues guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• The Vaughn Ambrose Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• WPA: András Schiff (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 25 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Antone "Chooky" Caldwell - AMP
• Autograf and Chet Porter - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Bradley Davis Duo - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Cannabis Corpse, Snafu, Coagula, and Gloom - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Carrie Underwood, Easton Corbin, and the Swon Brothers - Verizon Center (the Storyteller Tour)
• Color Palette, the Kickback, and Technicians - DC9
• Den-Mate (album release), Sitcom, and Witch Coast - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Duskwhales and Yum. - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Funky Duck, Little Heavies, and the Funky Bass & Beat Group Known as "F" - Velvet Lounge
• Gangstagrass - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Griffith Kazmierczak - Twins Jazz (Two shows) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• the Harry Bells - Boundary Stone [116 Rhode Island NW, WDC]
• the James Hunter Six - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Jennylee (of Warpaint), the Garden, and Facial - Black Cat (Backstage) CANCELLED
• Julia Holter and Circuit Des Yeux - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kevin Gates, Young Greatness, and OG Boobie Black - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Mark Meadows & Somethin' Good - the Potter's House [1658 Columbia Rd NW, WDC]
• Marty Stuart - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Meena's Dream - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Melvin Seals and JGB - Baltimore SoundStage
• Milkweed - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Naughty by Nature (25th Anniversary Tour) and Tray Chaney - Howard Theatre
• Nicolas Altstaedt (cello) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Pink Talking Fish - the Hamilton
• Ratboiler, Plague Bubonika, Sunners, A Little Disorganized, and DJ Shawn Smallwood - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band and Jorma Kaukonen - Warner Theatre
• Todd Wright, Mary Ann Redmond, Ken Wenzel & Cross Kentucky, and Paul Pfau (The Voice finalist) - IOTA Club & Café (Cancer Can Rock Benefit)
• A Tribute to the Highwaymen (Waylon, Willie, Cash, & Kristofferson) featuring Cold Hard Cash and Human Country Jukebox; with Arty Hill and Randy Thompson - Gypsy Sally's
• Trio OOO (album release show) and Organix Trio - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Ty Segall & the Muggers, CFM, and Axis: Sova - 9:30 Club
• UXO (featuring members of Unsane and Today Is the Day), Multicult, Enemy Insects, and Birth Defects - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Zomes, Oh Hang, and Soccer Team - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Zomes - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]


Friday, 26 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron L. Myers II - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Alexander Claffy (CD release show) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Amadou Kouyate: Amadou Kouyate and the Proper SKANKS - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Baltimore Electronic Music 2016 Winterfest Concert One: Travis Hallenbeck "MIDI Users Group", Mike Marcus "Tonsil", Dajando Smith, John Saint John "Winston Psmith", Joe Wall, Christine Paluch "PraxisCat", Stefan Prosky - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• The Band Battle - Finals: Devin Clawson, Classified Frequency, Out on the Weekend, Delaplane, HTC - Jammin' Java
• Bencoolen and Erin & the Wildfire - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• the Black Lillies and Sam Quinn - the Hamilton
• BoomBox: Bits & Pieces Tour with Ben Silver (Orchard Lounge) - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Born Cross Eyed: a Grateful Dead tribute featuring members of On the Bus and the Next Step - IOTA Club & Café
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Enigma Variations - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cannabis Corpse, Snafu, and Coagula - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Cantigas: On our way to Cuba - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Capitol Steps - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9 PM)
• Charm City Django Jazz Fest: Ultrafaux & Friends and Rhythm Future Quartet - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Cheyney Thomas - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Cold Foamers, Cat Be Damned, and High Bloom - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Corey Smith and Jacob Powell - Baltimore SoundStage
• District Sax Quartet: Rhythm of the City - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• the El Mansouris, Gregg (members of Really Big Pinecone), and We Can All Be Sorry - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Funk Ark and ShwizZ - Gypsy Sally's
• the Golden Sombreros, Los Swamp Monsters, and the Silverhounds - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
Graveyard, Spiders, and Kvelertak - 9:30 Club CONCERT IS ON 2/12/16
• Greasy Hands, Ms. Sara, and Squaring the Circle - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hamell on Trial - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Itamar Zorman, violin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Johnny Fantastic, Marshall James Kavanaugh with Erin White, Erin White, Jasmine Gillison, and Genetic Outcast - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Led Zeppelin 2 (tribute band) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre (Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Lil Uzi Vert & Playboi Carti - Rock & Roll Hotel (Two shows - 7 PM & 11 PM) - sold out
• Mathias Kaden (live), Benoit, and Throe - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Mayors of Marble Falls, Sam Cooper & the Sleepwalkers, and Braddock Station Garrison - Velvet Lounge
• Metrorail, LionoiL, Neurotic, Electric Temple, the Mind Set, Narkotonik, and Todo Mas - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• moe. and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Morgan Heritage & Blackalicious - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Near Northeast, Alexis VO, Skyline Hotel, Handsome Hound, and Laurel Rose - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• NSO Pops: Broadway Today with jeremy Jordan & Betsy Wolfe - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Pietasters, the Combs, the Wood, and Thee Lexington Arrows - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Pissed Jeans, Downtown Boys, and Homosuperior - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Potty Mouth, Stove, and Bleary Eyed - DC9
• Pure Prairie League & Firefall - Birchmere
• Quitter (7" Release Party), Sneaks, Tendrills, Halloween Trés, and DJ Lucas King - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Requinte Trio (from Manhattan Transfer) - AMP
• Roger Creager - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Steep Canyon Rangers and Only Lonesome - 9:30 Club (Early show - 7 PM)
• Swimming in Dark Waters: Other Voices of the American Experience featuring: Rhiannon Giddens, Bhi Bhiman, and Leyla McCalla - Lisner Auditorium
• Tedeschi Trucks Band and the Honeycutters - Warner Theatre - sold out
• Tendrills, Tongue Party, Snug, and Alter - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• The-Dream: Genesis Tour 2016 - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 2/13/16)
• White Ford Bronco - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out


Saturday, 27 February 2016 [link to this day]

• 3rd Grade Friends, Penny Pistolero, and Heartside - Velvet Lounge
• Awthentik - hosted by Uncle Yank - with Aye Yo Smiley, Supa Kool Kat, Loud Cru - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Baltimore Electronic Music 2016 Winterfest Concert One: DEVAZ, Kevin Donnelly "Stargazer 21", Andy Livingston & Mike Pursley "Mold Omen", Rick Kowalski "Spooky Action", Bev Stanton "Arthur Loves Plastic", Curt & Dani Seiss "Bourdon", Dave Vosh - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Ben Tufts & Friends present a tribute to the Beatles featuring songs from Help!, Rubber Soul, and Revolver - IOTA Club & Café
• Black Masala - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• the Bridge and the Shakes - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale, Haint Blue, Laney Jones, and Amirror - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Charm City Django Jazz Fest: Mary Alouette and the Crew & Stephane Wremble - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• the Ches Smith Trio - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Ches Smith Trio and Angelica Sanchez Trio - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Creative Differences)
• Cheyney Thomas - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Conflux: Where Indian Classical, Jazz and Classical Music Meet - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Coniece Washington - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Dariush - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Delta Creeps, Higher Numbers, Rex, and Distant Creatures - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• DJ Ayescold, Ace Cosgrove, and Redline Graffiti - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Eddie From Ohio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Emmy the Great and Moonlight Mask - DC9
• the Floozies, Russ Liquid, and Sunsquabi - 9:30 Club
• the Four Bitchin' Babes - Birchmere
• Fractal Cat, Slow Lights, and Sol Frequency - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Georgetown Gracenotes, Georgetown Phantoms, UVA Sil'hooettes - Georgetown University - Gaston Hall [3700 O St NW, WDC] (43rd Annual Cherry Tree Festival)
• the Gibson Brothers and Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein - the Hamilton
• Hand Painted Swinger - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
Ignacio Berroa - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Jack Garratt and Kacy Hill - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Larry Keel Experience and Bud's Collective - Gypsy Sally's
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre (Rescheduled from 1/23/16) - sold out
• Linsay Deming, Lucy Dacus, Nunchucks, and Kaeley Pruitt-Hamm - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Lvl Up, Bad Moves, and Princess Reason - Comet Ping Pong
• moe. and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Next Step Up, Fury of Five, All Out War, Scars of Deceit, Departed, and Slow Rot - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• NSO Pops: Broadway Today with jeremy Jordan & Betsy Wolfe - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• The Power Hour With Shuli And Sour Shoes (from The Howard Stern Show): A night of Comedy, Music, and Impersonations - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• the Radiographers, Those Manic Seas, RANN, and Kai Orion - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Rat Infested, Devolver, Sangre Inedita, Throwdown Syndicate, and Silence the Blind - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Scott Miller - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Shredded Nerve, Ligature, Moon Wheel, Radiator Greys (cassette release), and Bastet - Broken Dreams Club/MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC] (Presented by SelectDC)
• Silver Line Station - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Son Little (Aaron Livingston) - the James A. Johnson Young Artist Series - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre - sold out
• Thunderball - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Vanity, Semper Eadem, Loud Boyz, and Heatwave - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Virginia Music Adventures' 13th Annual Gala Dinner, Auction, & Show - featuring Jazz Drumming Legend Ignacio Berroa along with VMA's three bands - Howard Theatre
• Will Clarke, Billy Kenny, and Shawn Q - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Sunday, 28 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Blue Healer, the Golden Sombreros, and Shady Lady - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, After the Burial, Erra, and Bad Omens - Baltimore SoundStage (Sumerian Records 10 Year Tour)
• BSO: Enigma Variations - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM show)
• Calder Quartet: Andrew Norman's Sabina from The Companion Guide to Rome; Janacek's String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters"; Beethoven's String Quartet No. 12 - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Crys Matthews, Eric Scott, and Ashley Phillips - Jammin' Java (Rescheduled from 1/24/16)
• Domingues and Kane: Gut + Voltage: Viola da Gamba and Electronics in Synthesis - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4:30 PM Show - Intersections Festival)
• Dronez, Mauler, Claw, and An Invitation (members of Satans Satyrs) - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• EcoSono / Matthew Burtner / Rita Dove: The Ceiling Floats Away - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
Editors - 9:30 Club CANCELLED
• Great Good Fine OK and Handsome Ghost - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gully Waters and Cruzie Beaux - Velvet Lounge
• the Herbert Scott Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• John Kocur Presents: Jazz Meets Irish Music - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• the Laurie Berkner Band - Lincoln Theatre (3 PM Show)
• Los Lobos - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)
• Mark Russell - Birchmere
• the Miss Lonelys (last show ever), the Milestones, Martian Architect, and the Random Theory - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Nice Breeze, Polar Oak, and Dwelingville - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• NSO Family Concert: Let's Remix the Classix! With Christylez Bacon, Wytold, and conductor Steven Reineke - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 4 PM)
• Opera on Tap, DC Metro: Opera on Tap presents: We got 99 problems but a pitch ain't one - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Picnibus, Thos Manic Seas, and Flavor Waster - DC9
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ruune, Foster Carrots, Josh Drummings, Rachel Kline, and Inti & the Confused - Helium Haus [6209 Waterway Dr, Falls Church, VA]
• the Shadowboxers and the Rooks - the Hamilton
• the Split Seconds, Burnt Seeds, and Joel Bernstein - IOTA Club & Café
• Steven Osborne (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Strictly Bizness - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
The Clara Barton Sessions - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Monday, 29 February 2016 [link to this day]

• AJ Smith - AMP (2 to 7 PM - DC101'S Leap Beer)
• Dreamcatcher, Exnations, Hodera, Sailor's Mouth, and My Heart My Anchor - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Band (Celebrating the Elements) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Future, Ty Dolla $ign, and Lil Donald - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Purple Reign Tour) - sold out
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Herb Alpert & Lani Hall - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) POSTPONED TO 8/14/16
• Joey Cook (American Idol finalist) and Lovecats (duo from the Dharma Initiative) - IOTA Club & Café
• Johnnyswim - 9:30 Club
• Nine to Five, Lions are for Chasing, and Hero Scheme - Jammin' Java
• Radiation City and Deep Sea Diver - DC9
• Spencer Branch (Martha and Kilby Spencer) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Taboo, Jail Solidarity, and Apparatchik - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• Union of the Sun & Moon and Don Zientara - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 1 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the Blues Alley Youth Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bullet For My Valentine, Asking Alexandria, and While She Sleeps - Fillmore Silver Spring
• CeeLo Green and Escort - Howard Theatre
• David Cook and Tony Lucca - Jammin' Java
• Frameworks, Donovan Wolfington, Birthright, and Whenskiesaregray - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Gene Bertoncini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Herb Alpert & Lani Hall - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Highly Suspect, And the Kids, and Audiodamn - Black Cat (Backstage) - sold out
Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Verizon Center POSTPONED TO 8/9/16
• Jesse Cook - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Laney Jones & the Spirits - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Lil Durk, YoungGoldie, Lil Tae, and Dutch Capital - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Lone Bellow and Escondido - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Luther Dickinson & the Cooperators and Amy LaVere & Will Sexton - the Hamilton
• Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, & Anias Mitchell - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Titus Andronicus and Craig Finn - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Zach Parkman ft. Laurel Halsey and Juels Bland - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 2 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Alex Vans & the Hideaway - Renaissance Washington Hotel [1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, WDC] (Live in the Living Room - 6 PM)
• Coheed & Cambria, Glassjaw, and Silver Snakes - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Communion featuring Stephen, Misun, Ria Mae, and Axel Flovent - Jammin' Java
• Curtis Johnson & the Eternity - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Eddie Lounge Reunion Show - AMP
• Gaelic Storm - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Giant Peach, Natural Sway, Valencia, and Scanners - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Highly Suspect And the Kids and Audiodamn! - Baltimore SoundStage
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials and Vintage #18 - the Hamilton
• Peter Rowan and Grand Ole Ditch - Gypsy Sally's
• Pressing Strings, Higher Hands, Swampcandy, and Skribe - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (WTMD presents the Handmade Quarterly #5)
• Queen Aisha - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Rick Whitehead celebrates Paul Wingo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sinai Vessel, the Obsessives, Bicuspid, Matt Ellin, and Tall Friend - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Swmrs and the Frights - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Taylor George Moreland Beard - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Tedo Stone and Motel Radio - DC9
• Wolfmother and Deap Vally - 9:30 Club
• Wynonna & the Big Noise: Stories & Song w/ Tim & Myles Thompson - Birchmere


Thursday, 3 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Big Daddy Love - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Blueheart Revival (deluxe edition CD release show), Ron Holloway, and the Colin Thompson Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Color Palette - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• Ed Balduzzi - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Eddie Lounge Reunion Show - AMP
• Freeform Radio, District Sky Punch, Lookout Gang, and Ménage à Ggarage - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gaelic Storm - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jack & Jack and Daya - Fillmore Silver Spring
• JJ Rupp - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Karen Jonas - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Legends of Et Cetera (CD release show), Yo No Say, and Harmonic Blue - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Natalie Cole - Strathmore (Music Center) CANCELLED
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Ray Chen (violin) and Adriana Horne (principal harp): Prokofief's Symphony No. 1, "Classical Symphony"; Bruch's Scottish Fantasy; Prokofief's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nicholas David Band and Backbeat Underground - Gypsy Sally's
• Pat Green and Randy Rogers Band - 9:30 Club (Moved from the Lincoln Theatre)
Pat Green and Randy Rogers Band - Lincoln Theatre MOVED TO THE 9:30 CLUB
• Q Commons - Jammin' Java
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Stanley Jordan (solo guitar/piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tale of Us and Rush Plus - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (8 PM Only)
• Walter Martin (of the Walkmen), Near Northeast, and the Plate Scrapers - the Hamilton (Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival Kickoff)
• We Were Pirates (record release), Me & Karen, and Color Palette - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Weeks and Tristan - DC9
• Y&T and D.M.K. - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 4 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series: Jasmine Gillison, Justin Jones, Tom McBride, Jacqueline Francis, Kenny Kohlhaas, Rachel Anne Warren, Justin Trawick - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• the Alternate Routes - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Au Revoir, Bear Girl, ShowPony, This City Called Earth - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Aztec Sun, Staycation (formerly B Side Shuffle), and Shining Blade Theory - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Blame Canada (Rush tribute) - State Theatre (Rescheduled from 2/12/16)
Breakin' Even Fest: Loud Boyz, Lilac Daze, Collider, Curse Words, the Mauls - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Capital City Symphony/Go-Go Symphony: Go-Go Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Click (reunion), 51 Peg (reunion), Black Angel Down, Pimpdaddy Longstockin' (reunion), and Spinebelt (reunion) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Consider the Source, Telesma, and Deaf Scene - Gypsy Sally's
Copstabber, the Mostly Dead, Bayou Witch (ex-By the Graveyard Tree), Throwdown Syndicate, and Oldham Boys - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD] CANCELLED
• Cristian Perez Quintet: South American Jazz - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Dial 251 for Jazz - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Diarrhea Planet, Ratboiler, Schroeder, and Flabbercasters - Baltimore SoundStage
• Downtown Boys, Sheer Mag, Big Mouth, and Aguirre's Dogs - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Drive-By Truckers and Thayer Sarrano - 9:30 Club
• Exit Dust, Firewalker, D.O.C., I.C.E., and Kombat - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Flamenco Vivo: Poema de Andalucía - Strathmore (Music Center)
• A Great Big World and Secret Weapons - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Harold Melvin's Blue Notes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Haywyre, Grabbitz, and Melvv - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• High Voltage (AC/DC tribute) and Cold Gin - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Honeyhoney, Caroline Rose, and Korey Dane - the Hamilton
• Iron Chic, Whiff, Canker Blossom, City Limits, and Logan Carpenter - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jen Hitt - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - early show)
• Kohoutek, Jeff Lederer, Boat Burning, and Bonnie Kane - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Kurt Vile & the Violators and Spacin' - Ottobar (Baltimore) - sold out
• Laurie Anderson: The Language of the Future - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Leon Bridges - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Matt Wheeler & Vintage Heart , Peggy Brennan, J Ryan Rawlings, and Kyla Simone - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Meer, Bleary-Eyed, and Hooky - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Positive Force Presents: a first Friday benefit concert)
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Westminster Presbyterian Church [400 I St. SW, WDC]
• the Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Ray Chen (violin) and Adriana Horne (principal harp): Prokofief's Symphony No. 1, "Classical Symphony"; Bruch's Scottish Fantasy; Prokofief's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Night Watch Paradox: Magnificent Machines and Astonishing Tales - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• the Offering, Sequels, and Oh He Dead - Velvet Lounge
• Pleasure Train and Definition of One - Bayou [2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
the Prahns, Moral Hangover, Bawdy Bohemians, and Menage A Garage - Bossa CANCELLED
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Rico Amero with Tony Hill Smith - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show)
• RUIN, Silent on Fifth Street, and In Your Memory - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Shilpa Ray - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Stanley Jordan (solo guitar/piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Steve Forbert (Compromised album release concert) - Jammin' Java
• Taake, Young And In the Way, Vattnet Viskar, Bastard Sapling, and Cemetery Piss - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Turtle Recall and Black Dog Prowl - IOTA Club & Café
• the Woodshedders - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 5 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Adam Lambert and Alex Newell - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Anthony Devito, Jeff Simmermon, and host Natalie McGill - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bells & Hunters - Bayou [2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Brad Linde: Roger Over and OUT! - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
Breakin' Even Fest: Iron Chic, Timeshares, Slingshot Dakota, the Rememberables, American Television, Brick Top, Railsplitter, Oklahoma Car Crash - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (3 PM Doors)
• BRNDA, Two Inch Astronaut, Kal Marks, and Nice Breze - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• BSO: Brahms' German Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Buckwheat Zydeco and Little Red & the Renegades - the Hamilton
• Bucky's Fatal Mistake (album release), Mountain Jew, Nox, and Blast - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Chris Smither - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Come to Grief, DOC, Ilsa, and Musket Hawk - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Common Kings and Tomorrows Bad Seeds - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Conflux: Where Indian Classical, Jazz and Classical Music Meet - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4 PM Show - Intersections Festival)
• Drive-By Truckers and Thayer Sarrano - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Exquisite Ghana Ball featuring Rison Anthony & Disastrous the African King - Howard Theatre
• F, Lazlo Lee, and Glenmount Popes - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival: Catch 22, Trolley Stompers, Uncommon, Vox Pop DC, West Side 5, Young Men of Faith, with guests Cartoon Johnny (2005 Mid-Atlantic Champions) and hosted by Maxx Factor (2009 National Champions) - Birchmere
• Jason Moran + Mason Bates featuring Svet Stoyanov and the Bohemian Caverns All-Stars - Kennedy Center (Atrium - 8 PM & 10 PM)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats - Gypsy Sally's - sold out
• Keita Morohoshi, Masahiro Ueda, Boss Ross, and Graham Hatke - Club 1722 [1722 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Vague Output: Pacific Psychedelia Takeover)
• Laurie Anderson: The Language of the Future - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lily & Madeleine and Shannon Hayden - Jammin' Java
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Louis the Child, Dirty Chocolate, and Lean Quatifah - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• MC Chris, Nathan Anderson, and Cowabunga Pizza Time - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Members of the National Symphony Orchestra perform chamber works - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nag Champa, Abdu Ali, Elon with Dylijens, Br'er, and DJ Ayes Cold - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Ray Chen (violin) and Adriana Horne (principal harp): Prokofief's Symphony No. 1, "Classical Symphony"; Bruch's Scottish Fantasy; Prokofief's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pharmacy Prophets, Mass Relay, 51 Peg (Reunion Show), and Fuzzy Hats (Adam Johnson - IOTA Club & Café (Benefit for Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation)
• Prince Rama, Time Is Fire, and Sister Mid9ight - Comet Ping Pong
• Quilt and Weekender - DC9
• Rachelle Ferrell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Reed Turchi & the Caterwauls and Handsome Jack - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Slayer, Testament, and Carcass - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Stanley Jordan (solo guitar/piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Starcrush - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tacha Coleman Parr - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Theologian, T.O.M.B., Snakefeast, Darsombra, and the Owls Are Not What They Seem - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tomato Dodgers, Honey, Teenage Halloween, Boon, and Middle Part - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Trifilio Tango Trio: A Tango of Two Cities - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Washington Balalaika Society: From Russia with Love: The Art of the Russian Folk Orchestra - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (2:30 PM Show - Intersections Festival)
• Wayne "The Train" Hancock - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Yoko K., Aliens of Extraordinary Abilities, and Chimiak & Zook duo - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
Zak Trojano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Zuli and Seán Croft - 6th & I (Downstairs)


Sunday, 6 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Anthony Pirog and Wanted Man - IOTA Club & Café
• Buckwheat Zydeco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Emma G - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (Rising Artist Series)
• Goldfish - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Great on Paper - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Hip Abduction and Lionize - the Hamilton
• the Jake Silverman Organ Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats - Gypsy Sally's
• Jordi Savall (viol) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Laughing Man, Shilpa Ray, and Shirt/Pants - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Laurie Anderson: The Language of the Future - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra - Wolf Trap (the Barns - Rescheduled from 1/24/16)
• Migos - Fillmore Silver Spring
• The Musical Box (an exclusive authorized by Peter Gabriel, recreation fo Genesis Selling England By the Pound) - Howard Theatre
• Paul Robeson: On My Journey Now - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Phonic Wrinkle: Vintage Divergence - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Prince Rama, Chiffon, Blacksage, and Amythsx - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Quantic and Xenia Rubinos - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Ra Ra Riot, Sun Club, and PWR BTTM - 9:30 Club
• Rivers of Nihil, Dark Sermon, Waking the Monolith, Crawling Manifest, Exemptus, Emerge a Tyrant, On Wings of Hope, and Azathoth - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Rubix Kube (80s tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Stanley Jordan (solo guitar/piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Star & Micey and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java
• Sweet Yonder: Chocolate, Wine, and Song - Jammin' Java (2:30 PM Bluegrass Matinee)
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• Vicente Amigo - Lincoln Theatre
• Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH) Awards Show - Birchmere
• the Wild Kratts Live - DAR Constitution Hall (Two shows - 2 PM & 6 PM)
• William Brent & Noah Getz: StreamStretch - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)


Monday, 7 March 2016 [link to this day]

• All Dogs, Florist, and Snail Mail - Comet Ping Pong
• Casey, Skydiver, Milo, and Dr Robinson's Fiasco - Jammin' Java
• Cool People and Eureka California - Galaxy Hut
• Diet Cig, Kississippi, Honduras, and Princess Reason - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dougie Poole, Cigarette, and Prearie Sol - Black Cat (Backstage)
• eighth blackbird: Ghostlight - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the Elijah Jamal Balbed Quintet with guest guitarist Paul Bollenback - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Geoff Tate's Operation: Mindcrime (original lead singer of Queensryche) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ill Uma Naughty, Tolva, Evilartform, Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and DJ Sam Snow - IOTA Club & Café
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats - Gypsy Sally's
• Mineral Girls, Spur, No Gender, Middle Kid, and Echo Hey Hello - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Panel Counsel - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Randy Johnston featuring Jonah Kane-West - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Scarlet Begoniaz - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Sons of an Illustrious Father, Tall Friend, and Sleep Talker - DC9
• Super City, Nudie Suits, and Vita & the Woolf - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Troye Sivan and Shamir - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Vienna Mozart Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Wet Brain, Acrylics, Claw, and No Way! - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]


Tuesday, 8 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Alexa Dexa, Jason Mendelson, and Laurel Rose - Velvet Lounge
• Angela Stribling - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bag Raiders and Plastic Plates - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Blank Mass and Br'er - DC9
• Blessthefall, Miss May I, the Plot in You, Sirens & Sailors, and A War Within - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Chris Collat Band, No Blitz, American Holly, and Young Hands - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• the Christian Tamburr Quartet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Dewtons, Rooney's Shoe, the Flying Faders, and Thee Lexington Arrows - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Evan Greer, Rachel Kline, Genderqueer Death Squad, and No Subject Kid - Lamont Street Collective [1822 Lamont St NW, WDC]
• Forgetter, Dave Klinger, Vita & the Woolf, Super City, and Louis Weeks - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• the Georgia Flood - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Glenn Hughes with special guests JoAnne Shaw Taylor & Jared James Nichols - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the GoToBeds, Birth Defects, and Flasher - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Irits - Bossa
• Jesse Cook - Birchmere
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats - Gypsy Sally's
• Ménage À Garage and the Red Fetish - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles - Warner Theatre
• Rndm and Parker Gispert - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rob Crow's Gloomy Place, Palm, and Surf Rock is Dead - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Somos, Petal, the Superweaks, the Rememberables, Daniel Thompson, and My Heart My Anchor - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tonight Alive, Set It Off, the Ready Set, and SayWeCanFly - Baltimore SoundStage
• Troye Sivan and Shamir - 9:30 Club - sold out


Wednesday, 9 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Adam Ezra Group, Justin Kalk Orchestra, and the End of America - Gypsy Sally's
• Ben Caplan, Stranger in the Alps (single release), and Andrew Aylward - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Bermuda, Demolisher, Animals, Dregs, Bereave, and Nemesis - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Big Ups, Washer, and Polyon - Comet Ping Pong
• Cassandra Allen (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Coco Montoya - the Hamilton
• Dana Sipos - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Des Demonas, Scanners, and Dirt City - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Jamal Moore, Chris Taylor, and Trio OOO - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Kings of Crownsville - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Leo Kottke - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Metric and Joywave - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Miike Snow and Beau - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Orchester Prazevica - Bossa
• OWEL, Butler, and Purple Isn't Six - Jammin' Java
• Porches, Alex G, and Your Friend - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles - Warner Theatre
• Saint Wknd - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Secrets, Palisades, Too Close to Touch, Picturesque, and If Not Tonight - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• State Champs, Neck Deep, Knuckle Puck, and Like Pacific - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Steve Novosel Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Wendy Hicks - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 10 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Abigail Palmer & Eric Selby - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Austin Lounge Lizards - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Better Things, Mutt, and Earth Medicine - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Big Hush, Real Life Buildings, and the Red Lines - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Blue Train, the Vaits, Skyline Hotel, and Pitches Be Crazy - IOTA Club & Café
• Boyz II Men - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) - sold out
• Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) and Justin Donnelly - Jammin' Java
• Cepheus, Innerout, Egarra, Mother Moon, and Fine Fine - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Christos (DC single release) - Bossa
• Conan, Serial Hawk, Fortress, and Faith in Jane - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Deer Tick (Acoustic) and Mutual Benefit - 6th & I
• Drew Kid & The Elevators, CMPVTR CLVB, Aaron "Ab" Abernathy w/ live band Nat Turner, and Special Guest Deborah Bond - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC] (Funk Parade Kick-Off School)
• Dusky and Chris Burns - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Eerie Wanda, Protect-U, and Andrew Bernstein - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Hinds and Goodbye Honolulu - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Hollertown - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• I Hate Heroes, Artifacts, and East Dear Park - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jessie James Decker and Temecula Road - Fillmore Silver Spring
• John Thomas Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jon Stickley Trio and the Hello Strangers - Gypsy Sally's
• Joseph Capriati and DJ Lisa Frank - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Kneedelus - AMP
• Leo Kottke - Birchmere
• Luke Rathborne, Alex Calder, and Joy Again - DC9
• Machine Girl, Sir E.U., Trilogy, Nobudy, and Pushaboy - The Cuts [basement of 511 Gresham Place NW, WDC]
• Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad) - Howard Theatre
• Mass Gothic, Sunflower Bean, and Sealab - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Mathrat, Pocket Candies, KROBOPL, Idle Empire, and Talya Tavor - Velvet Lounge
• Mischa Bouvier (baritone) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano): Picker's Opera without Words (world premiere); Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2; Brahms's Symphony No. 3 and three Hungarian Dances - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nick Carter and Riley Blederer - Baltimore SoundStage
• Owel, Dreamcatcher, Body Thief, and Honeytomb - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Patty Larkin & Jonatha Brooke - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Radar, Capitol Offender, and Golden Sombrero - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Rondo Rigs & Walker's Run - the Hamilton
• Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Shearwater and Cross Record - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Special People, Rukut, and Carl Kavorkian - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Sunwatchers, the Plums, and Boat Burning - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Tom O'Donnell - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Twiddle and Litz - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)


Friday, 11 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Abazagorath, Witchaven, Steel Bearing Hand, and Dispellment - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• Advance Always: A Celebration of Frank Battisti and Garwood Whaley - Baldwin Wallace University Symphonic Wind Ensemble; Bishop Ireton Symphonic Wind Ensemble; BW Distinguished High School Combined Choirs - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Andrew Bernstein, Anna & Elizabeth, Tigue, and Alpenglow - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Ariel Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Atlas At Last (tour kickoff), Cartoon Weapons, Yum., Sleeping In, and Apartment 3 - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Banners, the Moth & the Flame, and Pop Etc - U St Music Hall (Alt Nation Advanced Placement Tour - 7 PM Early Show)
• Ben Caplan, Mail the Horse, and the Royal Wigs - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ben Cosgrove and Max Garcia Conover - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - early show)
• Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bukkake Party Tonight, the Alements, Widows Watch, Unholy Sights, and Malicious Code - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Cepheus, Innerout, Idle Empire, and Go On Red - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Church Night featuring comedy from Umar Khan, Elahe Izadi, and burlesque from Ruby Rockafella - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Clones of Clones, Wyland, and the NRIs - IOTA Club & Café
• Corey Harris: Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Crooks & Crows - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show)
• DJ Dan, Slynk, Malphunktion, and Space Apes - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ellina Graypel and Monobeat - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• F*cking Invincible, Die Choking, Old Lines, Knife Hits, and Neck Breather - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• French Admirals, Feral Conservatives, and Black Checker - Velvet Lounge
• French Horn Rebellion, Mystery Skulls, and Deidre & the Dark - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Great American Canyon Band - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (7 PM In-Store)
• Here Come the Mummies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Inner Urge Nasar Abadey - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jumpin' Jupiter - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kate Simko and Navbox - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Kathy Mattea: Acoustic Living Room - Birchmere
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Mail the Horse - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (1:30 PM show)
• Major & the Monbacks and the Congress - the Hamilton
• Monday Mistress and Appeal to Heaven - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Mount Moriah and Skylar Gudasz - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nap Eyes and Cian Nugent - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano): Picker's Opera without Words (world premiere); Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2; Brahms's Symphony No. 3 and three Hungarian Dances - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 11:30 AM)
• Outer Spaces, Big Hush, Governess, and Which Magic - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Pinkwash, Hemlines, Mirror Motives, and Valencia - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Railroad Earth and OJR - 9:30 Club
• the Revelers - English First Institute [6896 Laurel St NW, WDC]
• Rock Your Bones, REVOLVE, ThrillKiller, Rosabella, We Love the Underground, and Midvale - Baltimore SoundStage
• Rogue Collective - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (12 PM Show)
• Ron Holloway Band, Blue Miracle, and 8 Ohms Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Saosin featuring Anthony Green - with Limbs and Young & Heartless - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - State Theatre
• Shark Week, the Mystery Lights, ROBSTOKESBAND, and Breanna Barbara - The Airedale [3605 14th Street NW, WDC] (Free!)
• the Snails (members of Future Islands), 83 Cutlass, Other Colors, and playbackthetape - Comet Ping Pong
• Sub-Radio (album release show), Swell Daze, and Tandem North - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
• Susan Alcorn, Michael Raitzyk, Tom Rhode & Pablo Oliveira, and Eleanor Ellis & Phil Wiggins - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD] (Maryland Guitar Night)
• Tribute to Charlie Byrd - AMP
• Unity (a 311 Day Tribute) and Friends of the Family Project - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• US Bastards, Supreme Commander, Zekiah, Rat Infested, and Hellpie - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• World Stages: Van-Anh-Vo Company: The Odyssey: From Vietnam to America - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)


Saturday, 12 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Almost Queen (Queen tribute) - State Theatre
• Bachapalooza (Herndon) - Jammin' Java (1 PM Matinee Show)
• Back 2 Basics: Chez Damier, Boo Williams - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Better Off Dead and Hypnotic Willie - Gypsy Sally's
• Brushes, the UVF Rays, Great Smokey, and Nag Champa - the Giant Peach [4301 Kansas Ave NW, WDC]
• BSO: All Beethoven - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO: Peter & the Wolf - Strathmore (Music Center - 11 AM & 1 PM)
• Celebrity Birthday Bash feat. Junkyard Band - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Corey Harris: Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Deceased, Rat Infested, and Lifetime Sh!tlist - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Edwin McCain - Howard Theatre
• Eil Paperboy Reed, Jeremy & the Harlequins, DJ Robert Fearless, and DJ Baby Alcatraz - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Ethereal Heathen, Abaiser, Clergy, Elagabalus, and Skitchrist - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Euphonism (D1AM0NDS release show) - Gala Hispanic Theatre [3333 14th St NW, WDC]
• Fade to Black (Metallica tribute), Notley Crue (Motley Crue tribute), Iron Priest (ron Maiden / Judas Priest tribute), and Sea of Sorrow (Alice in Chains tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Monsters of Tribute)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington presents: Boots, Class, & Sass - Lincoln Theatre
• Great Noise Ensemble: DANCEWORKS - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Greg Dulli and Derrick Brown - 6th & I - sold out
• Hardworker - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show)
• HTC and Cat Jack - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Inner Urge Nasar Abadey - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jack Nicholson, Dissonance, Mathrat, and Oscar DiCaprio - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• Jail Solidarity, Jerkagram, Rote, and Mission Creep - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC] (Moved from Safari DC)
Jail Solidarity, Jerkagram, Rote, and Mission Creep - Safari DC [4306 Georga Ave NW, WDC] MOVED TO HOT TUB HOUSE
• Janel & Anthony, Super Silver Haze, and John Ingle / Dan Joseph Duo - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Judy Chops and Bud's Collective - the Hamilton
• Keigh Sweat, Blackstreet, Tank, Jagged Edge, and MC Lyte - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Baltimore Spring Fest)
• Kim Scudera with Batida Diferente - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
Let's Dance the Tour 2016: Silento, ILoveMemphis (F/K/A/Iheart), We Are Toonz, Dlow, 99 Percent - DAR Constitution Hall POSTPONED TO 4/29/16
• Marco Bailey, Rroxymore, and Dawit Eklund - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Musicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Naked Grace and Heartracer - IOTA Club & Café
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano): Picker's Opera without Words (world premiere); Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2; Brahms's Symphony No. 3 and three Hungarian Dances - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Near Northeast, Spirit Plots, Breakup Season, and Harpo - Coffy Café [3310 14th St NW, WDC] (Benefit show for Syrian Refugees)
• Noisem, Cloud Rat, Sangharsha, Sunrot, Inertia, and Musket Hawk - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Travis's Birthday - Free Show)
• NSO Teddy Bear Concert: The String Thing - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 11 AM & 1:30 PM)
• Pittsburgh's Own Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers - Jammin' Java
• the Radiographers, Gnarcissist, Treble Lifter, and Natural Stranger - Velvet Lounge
• Railroad Earth and Hackensaw Boys - 9:30 Club
• Rob Crow's Gloomy Place (feat. Rob Crow of Pinback), the Convocation, and Quattracenta - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ruthie & the Wranglers and Tony Denikos - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ruut (with String Quartet Invoke) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
Shamrock Fest 2016: Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, Vanilla Ice, Street Dogs, Scythian, Go Go Gadjet, the Fighting Jamesons, the Rockets, Celkilt, Dublin 5, ForTheWin, Fish Out of Water, the Gobshites, Kilmaine Saints, DJ Nicar, DJ 2nutz, DJ Saam, Clinton Matthews, Rene, Pat Premier, Chris Styles, DJ Flow, Sharkey, Mr. Wright, DJ Noj - RFK Stadium Festival Grounds [2400 E. Capital Street, WDC]
• the Splinters, Black Oktagon VII, Skeleton Beat, the Neuro Farm, and the Figures - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Stronger Sex, Hudson K, Shampoo, and the Galaxy Electric - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• theVIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Tin Man - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Tribute to Charlie Byrd - AMP
• Tristan Welch (heavy ambient/experimental guitar) - Mobius Records [4007 University Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• US Bastards, Mantis Toboggan, and Raw Filth - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
Wanda Jackson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS
• War on Women, Dot Dash, 7 Door Sedan, XMC, and DJ Tom Berard - Comet Ping Pong (John Stabb Benefit Show)
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel (Two shows - 8 PM & 11:30 PM) - sold out
• William Clark Green - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• WMAL Free Speech Forum with Mark Levin, Chris Plante, Brian Wilson, Larry O'Connor - Birchmere
• the Word Alive, Fit for a King, Out Came the Wolves, Minds Like Mirrors, and Overcomer - Baltimore SoundStage
• World Stages: Van-Anh-Vo Company: The Odyssey: From Vietnam to America - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)


Sunday, 13 March 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Janus Fest (2-Piece showcase): Obsidian Tongue, the Exponentials, Bedroom Rehab Corp, the Stops, Night Raids, Alcoholicaust, Black Blizzard, Saddle of Centaur, Ostrov, Boys Don't Cry, Drone Theory, Uncle Buck, Black Breath - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Adriatique, Kevin Melito, and Mark Thompson - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Bachapalooza (McLean) - Jammin' Java (1 PM Matinee Show)
• Big Huge, Bleary Eyed, and Kid Claws - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (1 PM Show)
• Brad Linde's Off Broadway Project featuring Alexa Tarantino - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Capital City Symphony: Haunted Topography, Heavenly Life - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Chris Berardo & the DesBerardos - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Christopher Park (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Cloud Rat, Gouge Away, Wet Brain, Claw, and Bidet - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Corey Harris: Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Echo Courts, Cat You Dog You, and the Skipps - Velvet Lounge
• the Figures - Galaxy Hut
• Jerry Doublas presents the Earls of Leicester - Birchmere
• Lavenia Nesmith: a tribute to Mahalia Jackson - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Les Butcherettes, the Dead Ships, and Eurka the Butcher - DC9
• Lizz Wright - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Marian McLaughlin (with Ethan Foote & Katie Weissman) and Ilana Alazzeh & Omar Pitras Waqar - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• the Max Levine Ensemble, Worriers, and Thin Lips - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Metric and Joywave - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Musicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nokuri / Sapphos / De Leon, Herb Scott, and Ethan Philion's DoubleStop - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (DC Jazz Loft)
• NSO Teddy Bear Concert: The String Thing - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 1:30 PM & 4 PM)
Rock & Worship Roadshow: Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Mandisa - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Rogue Collective and Domingues + Kane - Bossa
• Sirona, Silent on Fifth Street, Polarity, Alukah, and Perihelion - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Those Darlins (farewell tour), Idle Bloom, and Grey A - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Todd Daniel and Laura Hammond (Seckler) - IOTA Club & Café
• Todo Mas, Reagan Cats, A MARC Train Home, and Brother M - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Vacation Manor, the Tragic Thrills, Goldvein, and Native Spirit - Jammin' Java
• Young Artists of America: Children of Eden - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Monday, 14 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Azariah Tan - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• DAWN and DAIS - DC9
• Eva! & Bitter Suite - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• In the Vane of . . . Fleetwood Mac: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Fleetwood Mac-Inspired Originals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - Galaxy Hut
• Lady Pills, Big Boy Club, and Rachel Kline - Helium Haus [6209 Waterway Dr, Falls Church, VA]
• Lizz Wright and Maia Sharp - Birchmere
• Matt Andersen & the Bona Fide and Lee Harvey Osmond - Jammin' Java
• Montreal Symphony (Kent Nagano, conductor) with Daniil Trifonov (piano): Debussy's Jeux; Prokofief's Piano Concerto No. 3; Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Rachel Platten and Eric Hutchinson - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Reagan Cats, Dear Tracks, the Lushpockets, and the Duskwhales - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Rivers & Rust (featuring Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty and Sheila Marshall) - IOTA Club & Café
• U.S. Marine Band Double Feature: Music of Adventure, Danger & Drama for the Silver Screen - Strathmore (Music Center)
Washington Women in Jazz Festival: BCJO: Alto Madness with Alexa Tarantino and Caroline Davis conducted by Miho Hazama - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] (Two sets - 8 PM & 10 PM)


Tuesday, 15 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Brian Fallon & the Crowes and Austin Plaine - 9:30 Club
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Fort Defiance - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Joey Muha, Elijah Stavely, Cowabunga Pizza Time, and Existential - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• John 5 - State Theatre
• John Mayall - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kander and Ebb Musical Revue - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Manami Morita - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Oneohtrix Point Never - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Pierce Pettis and Amelia White with Parker Hawkins - Jammin' Java
• Royal Southern Brotherhood (featuring Cyril Neville) and Sweet Leda - Gypsy Sally's
• Susan Alcorn and Ian McColm + Nate Scheible (cassette release) - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Tal Wilkenfeld - Birchmere
• Tank - Howard Theatre
• Tiger Army, the Glenmont Popes, and Lara Hope & the Ark-Tones - Baltimore SoundStage
Trixie Whitley and Marshall Ruffin - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
Washington Women in Jazz Festival: Leigh Pilzer and friends - Allyworld [7014 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Wisdom Speeks - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Yale University: Redhot & Blue - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Wednesday, 16 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the All-New Ed Schrader Show! Episode #2 - with Deana Haggag (director of the Contemporary Museum of Baltimore) and Michael Collins (Deputy Director, Drug Policy Alliance in Washington, D.C.) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Annie Stokes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Brokencyde, Justina Valentine, Challenger, and Da Kid Emm - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Figures, Malcolm Tent, the Big Invisible, and Emma G - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Foxing, O'Brother, Tancred, and Adjy - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Frenchie Experience! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• GoldLink, ESTA, and Chris McClenney - 9:30 Club
• Grandchildren and Erika Lloyd - Velvet Lounge
• Have Mercy and A Will Away - DC9
• Icon Tha God, Chase Ultra, and Mass Natives - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Ira Wolf and Cecily - Red Panda House [1725 Irving St NW, WDC]
• Janine Gilbert-Carter - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Jeff Weintraub - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joe Robinson - Jammin' Java
• John Mayall - the Hamilton
• Jonathan Parker Octet - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Kill Frenzy and Philco - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Mayday Parade, the Maine, and Better Off - Baltimore SoundStage
• Miss Tess & the Talkbacks and Bumper Jacksons - Gypsy Sally's
• Nobuki Takamen - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Paul Jacobs - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Relapse Symphony and Phantoms - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tinashe and Ryan Hemsworth - Fillmore Silver Spring
Washington Women in Jazz Festival: Amy K Bormet Quartet with special guest Fay Victor - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Wild Adriatic and Animal Years - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Yamato: the Drummers of Japan - Lincoln Theatre
• Young Dubliners and John Byrne Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 17 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, and Tribulation - Baltimore SoundStage (the Decibel Magazine Tour 2016)
AC/DC - Verizon Center (Rock Or Bust World Tour) POSTPONED
• Alan Kelly Gang - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Americans in Paris with the Danielle Wertz Quintet - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Take 5! Jazz Series)
• Beverly Tender, High Bloom (mem. Julia Brown + Infinity Crush), Foozle, and Golden Papi - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Black Masala, the Funk Ark, and Definition of One - Jammin' Java
• BSO: Yuri Termiraknov Returns - Strathmore (Music Center)
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Congressional Chorus- Tinseltown: A Hollywood Cabaret - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• the CooLots - Bossa
• Cowboy Mouth and Dinglebery Dynasty - 9:30 Club
• Detroit Swindle, Nadastrom, and Will Eastman - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dwele - Birchmere
• Heavy Lights, the Milestones, the Yellow Albatross, and Cheshi - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• I the Breather (final show), Forevermore, My Enemies & I, Fire In Elysium, Voids, and Start the Scene - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• J. Roddy Walston & the Business - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jimkata, Swift Technique, and Heartracer - Gypsy Sally's
• Joe Herrera Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joshua Powell & the Great Train Robbery, Stephen Lee, and Wild Love - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Keith Sweat - Howard Theatre
• Kevin Olson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Meche Korrect - DC Public Library, Deanwood [1350 49th St NE, WDC]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Osmo Vanska, conductor) with Nikolai Lugansky (piano): Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1; Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Quitter, Sneaks, Cold Feet, Drums of Life, DJ Pancakes - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Raindeer, Big Quiet, the Rememberables, and Princess Reason - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Ricky Nelson Remembered starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• ShamRogues - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sinne Eeg - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Steve Antosca Ensemble - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6 PM & 7:15 PM)
• They Might Be Giants - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (8 PM Only)
• Underhill Rose and the Howlin' Brothers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Westmain - IOTA Club & Café
• Young Dubliners and the Danny Burns Band - the Hamilton
• Yung Lean and Adamn Killa - Fillmore Silver Spring


Friday, 18 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anthony Compton - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Big O & Dukes Live! - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Borracho, Floodlore, and Electric Temple - Velvet Lounge
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Chopteeth AfroFunk Big Band - the Hamilton
• Chris Conz & Luca Sestak - AMP
• Congressional Chorus- Tinseltown: A Hollywood Cabaret - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Cory Morrow - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Cris Jacobs Band, Gypsy Soul Revival, and Flightschool - Gypsy Sally's
• CRUD, Putrisect, Slugthrower, and Exar Kun - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Dear Forbidden, Serfs, Spirit Plots, and Nunchucks - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Dwele and Kevin Jackson - Baltimore SoundStage
• Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute) - Fish Head Cantina [4802 Benson Ave, Halethorpe, MD]
• Galactic and the Bright Light Social Hour - 9:30 Club
• the Hackensaw Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Hoodie Allen, Superduperkyle, and Black Bear - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Indigo Girls, Phil Cook, and Toshi Reagon - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 1/25/16) - sold out
• J. Roddy Walston & the Business - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• JJ Grey & Mofro and David Ramirez - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Keith Sweat - Howard Theatre
• Marc Delgado (from Wounded Knee) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Mayors of Marble Falls, Jackie & the Treehorns, and the Feed - IOTA Club & Café
• Mischief Brew, Scum Again, Gallows Band, and Ezra's Dead - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Miss Tess & the Talkbacks and the Bumper Jacksons - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Monkeyfeather - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Osmo Vanska, conductor) with Nikolai Lugansky (piano): Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1; Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicky Jam - DAR Constitution Hall
• the North Country, My Son Bison, and Sean Barna - Comet Ping Pong
• Notch Theory, Ruse de Guerre (Acoustic), and Up All Night - George Mason University - Side Pocket, Hub Building [4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Pastel, the Radiographers, Motorcade, Since Antarctica, Distant Creatures, Alluvion, Walkabout, Sun & Flesh, and the Ballroom Crisis - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Peter White (guitar/smooth) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pharoahe Monch, Nottz!, Maureen "Madukes" Yacey, and hosts Grap Luva & Civ Jones - Ottobar (Baltimore) (10 Year Anniversary Tribute to J Dilla - "Dilla Forever Shindig")
• Pure Junk, Wet Brain, Rukut, and Rat Boiler - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Rangda (Ben Chasny, Chris Corsano, Richard Bishop) and Craig Bowen - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Ripperton and Tama Sumo - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Shumaun, Brave, Channel Volatile, and Spellborne - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Skyline Hotel - Bayou [2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Slow Down Tommy and Bellwether Bayou - Casa Fulano [1654 Irving St NW, WDC]
• the SteelDrivers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Thad Wilson Quartet Benito Gonzalez - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Washington Women in Jazz Festival: Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes at Jazz Night - Westminster Presbyterian Church [400 I St. SW, WDC]
• XXYYXX and Jim-E Stack - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Yum., Milo, and Debrider - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre


Saturday, 19 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Adam E Project (AEP), DJ Nicar, and Good Company Band - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Alive '75 (KISS tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• America - Birchmere
• Annette Wasilik & Kevin Dudley with Mike Ryan - Zed's Cafe [8225 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• Basura, Azathoth, Vitality, Amara, and Death Penalty - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Bobby Thompson & Friends (featuring Ron Holloway) and Bryan Elijan Smith - IOTA Club & Café
• Borracho, King Dead, and Rob Queen Band - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Cantare Choir of the Greater Richmond Children's Choir - Target Family Night - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Christopher Paul Stelling - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Congressional Chorus- Tinseltown: A Hollywood Cabaret - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Covered with Jam celebrates Sunny and Jason's Birthdays - with Tumble Down Shack - Gypsy Sally's
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Daphni (aka Caribou) DJ set - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Deviant Dance Party with DJ Richard Reich, Elijvh Vrms, Venus in Aries - Baltimore SoundStage
• Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, John Cowan, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley - the Hamilton
• Galactic and the Bright Light Social Hour - 9:30 Club
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington presents: Boots, Class, & Sass - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 2 PM & 7 PM)
• Gloom, Cab Ride Home, Venomspitter, and the Enigma Code - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Joe Biden (album release), Facility, Vein, and Claw - Hellzapoppin [Baltimore, MD]
• Junction East presents Funk vs Bluegrass - Mikey Free & the Funknetics and the Dirty Grass Players - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Kirk Franklin - Warner Theatre
• Maryjo Mattea & a Pile of Dudes, Ménage À Garage, and Multi-Pass - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• Matt Tolfrey with Amir Javasoul - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Misspent Youth - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Mongoloidian Glow, Sister Ex, and James Seal - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• My Brightest Diamond - AMP
• National Symphony Orchestra (Osmo Vanska, conductor) with Nikolai Lugansky (piano): Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1; Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• A Newmyer Flyer Tribute to The Everly Brothers feat. David & Ginger Kitchen, Jelly Roll Mortals, Ruthie & the Wranglers, the Lofgren Brothers, Willie Barry - Jammin' Java
• the Obsessives, Yours Are the Only Ears (members of LVL UP), Broken Beak (members of Modern Baseball), and Keeper - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Pete Yorn - Howard Theatre
• Peter White (guitar/smooth) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Puff Pieces, Jack on Fire, Nice Breeze, and Escape-ism - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Renee Tannenbaum with Dial 251 - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Sideshow Cinema, In Your Memory, Better Homes, and Fine Fine - Velvet Lounge
• the Snails - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sommore, Earthquake, Gary Owen, Tommy Davidson, and Don DC Curry - DAR Constitution Hall (Royal Comedy Tour)
• the Thad Wilson Quartet Benito Gonzalez - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Throwdown Syndicate (EP Release show), Bound By the Grave, Malicious Intent, and ZFL - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tortoise and Mind Over Mirrors - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Walk the Plank, Zero Holds, Collider, and Sean Carney - BDU House [McLean, VA] (BDU House 3-year anniversary show)
Washington Women in Jazz Festival: Jessica Boykin-Settles: A guided tour of Sarah Vaughan, her life and music - Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum [1901 Fort Place SE, WDC]


Sunday, 20 March 2016 [link to this day]

• America - Birchmere
• Angel Du$t, Red Death, Higher Power, Soft Grip, and Stuck Pigs - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Antelope King and All the Way to Wyoming - Galaxy Hut
• Big Hush, Mercury Girls, and Airhead - Babe City's New Location [121 Madison St NW & First St NW, WDC]
• Blacks in Wax - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Carly Rae Jepsen, Cardiknox, and Fairground Saints - Baltimore SoundStage (Gimme Love Tour)
• Congressional Chorus- Tinseltown: A Hollywood Cabaret - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• the Devolvers - IOTA Club & Café
• Don Ross - Jammin' Java (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Duo Exchange Poetry Project and Lost Civilizations experimental music project - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Earthless - DC9
• Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington presents: Boots, Class, & Sass - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Show)
• Gypsy Wisdom - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Hard Travelers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jackopierce and Natalie York - the Hamilton
• Mama's Black Sheep (CD/DVD release show for Live @ the Bevy) - Jammin' Java
• MCYO of Strathmore: Efflorescence - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM & 7 PM)
• Mid-Atlantic Bluegrass Band Contest - AMP (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Moros, Krieg, Cape of Bats, and Elagabalus - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Mosh Ben Ari and Ben Ami - Howard Theatre
• the Oak Ridge Boys - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 2 PM & 7 PM)
• the Pete Muldoon Organ Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Peter White (guitar/smooth) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Project, the Duskwhales, and Stereoriots - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Rocket Summer, Farro, and Civil City - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sanbox Percussion/Amphion Quartet - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Sir James Galway (flute) with Lady Jeanne Galway (flute) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Vinso Valega Group - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Monday, 21 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Andra Day and Conrad Sewell - 6th & I - sold out
• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Ben Ottewell (Gomez) and David McMillin (of Fort Frances) - Jammin' Java
• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Calm & Crisis, CuzImDope, Pauly Polo, DeadRite x LOFTS, the Bang Maids, and Katerina Pappas - Velvet Lounge
• Diego Figueiredo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hippie Sabotage, Alex Wiley, and Kembe X - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Idiot Glee and Murals - Galaxy Hut
• James A. Johnson Young Artist Series: the Howard University Department of Theater Arts - Sarafina! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Lake Street Dive and the Suffers - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Mac Sabbath and Gateway to Hell - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mangchi and Kid Koala - DC9
• Natural Born Pranksters - Warner Theatre


Tuesday, 22 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Birchmere
• Bill Payne & Jim Lauderdale - the Hamilton
• Caz Coombes and Piney Gir - Jammin' Java
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Clones of Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Collider, Twin Foxes, the Hurt Ensemble, and Mission Creep - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Donato Soverio with Steve Herberman Paul Bollenback (guitars) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Duke Ellington School of the Arts - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lake Street Dive and Margaret Glaspy - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Marc Broussard - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pure Disgust, Protester, Nasti, and Kombat - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Rihanna and Travis Scott - Verizon Center
• Sharon Robinson & Anna Polonsky - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• We the Kings, AJR, She Is We, and Elena Coats & Brothers James - Baltimore SoundStage
• Wiki+Antwon and Nappynappa - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Wednesday, 23 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Alastair Moock and Colleen Clark - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bill Payne (of Little Feat) & Jim Lauderdale - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Blockhead & Eliot Lipp - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Cassandra Allen (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• David P. Stevens (guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dawn Patrol, Universal Remonster, Uncle Buck, Ralph, Olde Tigers, and Narrow Grave - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Destroyer of Man, R.I.P., and Tower - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Face Value, Front Royal, Wlecome Home, Snakehed, and Mondo - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
Jay IDK - DC9 Postponed to 4/4/16
• Johnny Clegg - Lisner Auditorium
• Mal Blum, Hothead, and Bad Moves - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Mark O'Connor's "American Classics Duo" feat. Maggie O'Connor - Jammin' Java
• Michael Calfan - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Nico Sarbanes Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Pusha T, Lil Bibby, and G Herbo - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Rising Appalachia and Soul Inscribed - Gypsy Sally's
• Sharon Robinson & Anna Polonsky - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Shovels & Rope - Birchmere
• Silverstein, Being As an Ocean, Emarosa, Coldrain, and Rarity - Howard Theatre
• Slothrust, Yung, and Flavor Waster - Comet Ping Pong
• Southpaws, Frail, Yuppie Teeth, and Jack Nicholson - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Stripmall Ballads - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show)
• Sweater Weather - Bossa
• Swings, Zula, Leapling, and Very Fresh - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Theo Rosenfeld - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Union of the Sun & Moon - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Thursday, 24 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Lee Tasjan - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Anat Cohen Quartet - AMP
• Athame, Throaat, and Vermord - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Chaz Langly and Albert Behar - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cutters, 96 Ghosts, Basement Beer, and Subtastics - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dreamers and Arkells - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Eddie Kayne TV Show CBS 46 Global Launch Party feat. Bobby Mac with Deuce Ducartier, Polo Stacks, Trife Gan, & Wild Boy Ra - Howard Theatre
• Emily West - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 5/5/15 and 10/9/15 and 1/23/16)
• Enter the Haggis - Jammin' Java
• the Expendables, Passafire, Roots of Creation, Tunnel Vision, and Edjacated Phools - Baltimore SoundStage
• Field Music and the Effects - DC9
• Forever Came Calling, Major League, and Sudden Suspension - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Fracture, Moresounds, and Erictronica B2B Refugee - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• G. Love & Special Sauce, Ripe, and the Bones of J.R. Jones - 9:30 Club
• Heat Signature, Breaking the Will, Kakerlak, Legless, Chaos Destroy, and Lotus F*cker - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Herb Scott Quartet - the Potter's House [1658 Columbia Rd NW, WDC]
• the Honey Dewdrops and Caleb Stine & the Brakemen - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Javier Camarena (tenor) and Angel Rodriguez (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by Vocal Arts DC)
• Jazz Band Master Class - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Only)
• Kevin Eubanks (solo guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lysol, Bib, Homosuperior, and Claw - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Majid Jordan - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Mellow Diamond, Roz & the Rice Cakes, and Pree - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
Natalia LaFourcade - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/22/15) CANCELLED
• Patrick Coman and Peppina - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Peaches & Herb - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Peking Acrobats - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Psychic Subcreatures, Atta Girl, Polyon, and Mission Creep - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC]
• R. Ring (featuring Kelley Deal), Olivia Mancini, and Flesh Wounds - IOTA Club & Café
• Rising Appalachia and Kuf Knotz - Gypsy Sally's
• Roof Beams - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Skyline Hotel, the Merry Go Rounds, and Kai Orion - Velvet Lounge
• Steal the Sky - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Thelma and the Sleaze - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tokyo Boyz vs Big Paper Chasers with Mia Sparrow, Resurrecting Queenz, Funsho, Skates, Janae, S.B.M., Tito Starr - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Ward-Kong Duo - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Who (The Who Hits 50! Tour) and Tal Wilkenfeld - Verizon Center (Rescheduled from 11/1/15)
• Zedicus & Abysinnia Roots - Bossa


Friday, 25 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron L. Myers II - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Afro Bop Alliance - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Altan - Birchmere
• Alter (7" Release), Darsombra, Josephine Olivia, and Spy in the Sky - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Astronauts Etc, Harriet Brown, and Baby Bry Bry - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Better Off Dead and the Next Step Band - Jammin' Java
• Big Chimney and Becky Warren (of the Great Unknowns) - IOTA Club & Café
• Brother Moses and the Red Fetish - Bossa
• The CornerStoRe - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Crank Sturgeon, Black Saturn, and Fast Forty - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• the Cruddy Crankerz, Josie McQueen, Mayors of Marble Falls, District Sky Punch, the Anti-Social Collective, Monobeat, and Burnt Seeds - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• DAIS, Gully Waters, and Illiterate Light - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Dance departments from American University and George Washington University - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Food Not Bombs Benefit Show - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Frances Ruffelle - Barbara Cook's Spotlight - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Go Mod Go! (album release) and the Fuss - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Golden Gate Wingmen - the Hamilton
• Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts live with Kevin Yost - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Heavy Breathing, A MARC Train Home, and DJ Stylus - Black Cat (Mainstage - New Belgium's Citradelic Experience)
• Hijokaidan, Avandoned, Doravideo + Jeff Carey, the Great Triangle, TT the Artist, Birth Defects, Psycho Egyptian, Eu1ogy, Johnny Appleseed, Cyrus, and Nullspace - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Infvmy, Ampallang Infection, Universal Remonster, Vitality, and By Grace - 9214 Willow Lane, Hyattville (Adelphi) MD
• Jim Lord - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Jukebox the Ghost and the Family Crest - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kevin Eubanks (solo guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Kitten, Keeps, and Color Palette - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lawrence Brownlee, tenor - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Like Moths to Flames, Ice Nine Kills, Make Them Suffer, and Light Up the Sky - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Naughty Professor and Jonathan Scales Fourchestra - Gypsy Sally's
• Nick Andrew Staver - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Over Andover, Split Five, the Chance, Holdfast, Front Royal, and Longest Start - Baltimore SoundStage
• Pony Bones, the House You Grew Up In, and Carol Anne Bosco - Velvet Lounge
• R. Ring and Flesh Wounds - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Rokia Traoré and Sinkane - Lisner Auditorium
• the Shady Rest Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show)
• Shovels & Rope - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Square Peg Round Hole, Ricky Eat Acid, and Us & Us Only - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Steve'n'Seagulls and Great Peacock - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• Tom, Hanks and Orchester Prazevica - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• TT the Artist, Hijokaidan, Avandoned, Doravideo + Jeff Carey, the Great Triangle, Birth (Defects), Eu1ogy, and Johnny Appleseed - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Vance Joy, Blind Pilot, and Jamie Lawson - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Walk the Plank, Honah Lee, Scanners, the Sniffs, and Maneuvers - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Way Out West and Guy Mantzur - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Wildhoney, Big Hush, and Expert Alterations - Comet Ping Pong
• Yellow Dubmarine, Start Making Sense, and Sloan Trio - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Yoko K. + Aliens of Extraordinary Abilities - Joe's Movement Emporium [3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD]


Saturday, 26 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the 4onthefloor and Human Country Jukebox - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Aca-Challenge 2016: the District, All Natural, Catch22, Redline, the JMU Overtones, the Oberlin Obertones, and UMass S#arp Attitude, plus performances by 2015 winners Vox Pop and the Alexandria Harmonizers - Lincoln Theatre
• Afro Bop Alliance - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Bonnie Raitt and the California Honeydrops - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Dig In Deep Tour 2016)
• Brent & Co Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Caz - Sauf Haus Bier Hall & Garden [1216 18th St NW, WDC]
• Cecily - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Cleve Francis - Birchmere
• David Wilcox - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Derek Evry, the WeatherVanes, and Dear Creek - DC9
• the Family Crest - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Friends Fest 8: Blood Mist, You Bred Raptors?, Cowabunga Pizza Time, Stop Worrying & Love the Bomb, Queenwolf, [explosion sound], Devoids, Thee Lexington Arrows, Flatscans - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (4 PM show)
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Greg Lamont Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Grey March and Plow - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Handsome Hound Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show)
• José González and yMusic - Lisner Auditorium
• Joseph Moog (piano): Beethoven's Fifteen Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme ("Eroica" Variations); Liszt's Deux Légendes; Tchaikovsky's Grande Sonata in G major, Op. 37 - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Kevin Eubanks (solo guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kevin Garrett and Foreign Air - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Lil Durk and Lil Uzi Vert - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Loston Harris - AMP
• Luray - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Maayan Nidam and Kevin Knapp - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Maryjo Mattea & a Pile of Dudes and Mike Pays Heat - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• the Most Beautiful Losers, the Lovebug Junkies, Bill & the Paxtons, and Echo Hey Hello - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Musiq Soulchild - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Mutemath and Paper Route - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line and Drymill Road - Gypsy Sally's
• Priddy Music Academy Showcase - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Red Baraat's Festival of Colors, Madame Gandhi, and RAJAS - the Hamilton
• RISK Podcast - Howard Theatre
• the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Slim Stevens with Jesse Fenton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - early show)
Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Sonata Arctica, Delain, Omnislash, and A Sound of Thunder - Baltimore SoundStage
• Stanton Warriors, Worthy, and Proxxy & Lantern - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Stick Figure, Fortunate Youth, and Raging Fyah - U St Music Hall (Early show - 5 PM)
• Teamster, Holdfast, Consumed with Hatred, and Genosha - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Turtle Recall, Bells & Hunters, Chess Club Romeos, J & the 9s, Thaylobleu, No Blitz, and Oh He Dead - IOTA Club & Café
• Two Inch Astronaut, XK Scenario (EP release), Gnarwhal, and Sungazing - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Vance Joy, Blind Pilot, and Jamie Lawson - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Wandering Lies (Figuring It Out Album Release Show), Accidents, and LATO - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Xeukatre, Myopic, Acolytes, and Bleak - Bell Foundry [1539 N. Calvert St, Baltimore, MD]


Sunday, 27 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Bad Cop, Amanda Glasser, and Sherman Whips - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Color Palette, Andrew Grossman, and Alex Tebeleff - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• Gin Wigmore - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
Hansel and Gretel - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kevin Eubanks (solo guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lalah Hathaway - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM) - sold out
• Richard Goode (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Sam Lee with Siru Qian - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Savages and Angus Tarnawsky - 9:30 Club


Monday, 28 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Al Strong (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Ann Wilson Thing - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cailin - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Computer Class and Railsplitter - Galaxy Hut
• Delta Deep (featuring Phil Collen of Def Leppard & Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots) - Howard Theatre
• Drew Gibson and Annie Stokes - IOTA Club & Café
Haelos - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) POSTPONED TO 9/22/16
• the Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Intronaut, the Ocean, Scale the Summit, and North - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Makana - Jammin' Java
• Melanie Martinez and Alvarez Kings - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Musiq Soulchild - Birchmere
• New Riders of the Purple Sage - Gypsy Sally's
Wandering Stars: Three Generations of European Jewish Song - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)


Tuesday, 29 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the Ann Wilson Thing - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Basia Bulat and Twin Limb - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bedroom Community: Whale Watching Tour 2016 - Valgeir Sigurdsson, Ben Frost, Nico Muhly, Sam Amidon, Nadia Sirota, Borgar Magnason, Una Sveinbjarnardottir, Helgi Jonsson - Lisner Auditorium
• Canker Blossom, Compute Class, Melon Farmers, and Clockbreaker - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Chris itsiokos Quartet, Jamal Moore, Patrick Cain, and Ian McColm Duo - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Heather Maloney, Ruby Amanfu, and Mutlu - Jammin' Java
• Junior Boys, Jessy Lanza, and Borys - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Kimock - the Hamilton
• the Last Year, Collider, and Kid Claws - DC9
• A Light Sleeper and DC Improvisers Collective - Velvet Lounge
• the Mulligan Brothers and Christian Lopez Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Musiq Soulchild - Birchmere
• Oh He Dead and Herb & Hanson - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sitcom, Rom, Nox, and Staffers - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Trio Caliente (Flamenco pop / Brazilian jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 30 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Fisher & Ghost Fleet and Burt the Dirt - Bossa
• Black Violin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bombino and Last Good Tooth - the Hamilton
• Chad Valley, Blackbird Blackbird, and Brett - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Chon, Polyphia, and Strawberry Girls - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Collider, Vivian K, Fk Mt, and TigerBolt - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Dave Chappell (guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Goapele and Carolyn Malachi - Birchmere
• Guy Mintus Trio feat. Nico Sarbanes - An die Musik LIVE [409 North Charles St, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Jimmy Gnecco (Ours) - Jammin' Java
• Lent, a Light Sleeper, and Halloween Tres - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Living Colour - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 1/8/16)
• Lover's Touch, Tomason, Mental School, and inDroves - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Mavis Waters - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Mo Kenney - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Musiq Soulchild - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Ryan Keberle & Catharsis - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Skizzy Mars and Kool John & P-Lo - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Split Feet, Daylight Robbery, Booby Trap, and Default Handshake - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Sponge Bath, Patrick Gallagher, and Patrick James Cain - Safari DC [4306 Georga Ave NW, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Stephen Babcock, Brad Goodall, and Luca DiFabio - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge - late show)
• Tsugari Shamisen Dois "Hazuki" - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Unwritten Law, Fenix Tx, the Great Heights Band, and Suck Brick Kid - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 31 March 2016 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Adam Clayton-Holland - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Archgoat, Valkyrja, Hellfire Deathcult, and Murrum - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Atlantic Thrills - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• Black Violin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Broadway Divas - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Bulldog Alley Alley Cats - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Chesapeake Sons, the Vegabones, and Maradeen - Gypsy Sally's
• Deep Medi 10 Year Anniversary Tour - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the DMAs and Cold Fronts - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Dubioza Kolektiv - 9:30 Club
• the Dullards - IOTA Club & Café
• Focus: Adam X - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Guy Mintus Trio: Adventurous Originals - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Hollertown - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• In the Presence of Wolves - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Keb' Mo' Band with Gerald Albright - Birchmere
• the Last Year, Fatally Yours, My Enemy Complete, and Stars & the Sea - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Laurence Juber - Jammin' Java
• Logic and Dizzy Wright - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• the Matchsellers - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cristian Macelaru, conductor) with Nikolaj Znaider (violin): Fauré's Pavane; Brahms's Violin Concerto; Jalbert's In Aeternam; Debussy's La Mer - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Natural Velvet, Split Feet, Daylight Robbery, and Pellars - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Orchester Prazevica - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Sayaka Shoji (violin) with Ryo Yanagitani (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Show Me the Body, Wifigawd, Gump, and NappyNappa - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• the Smith Street Band, Hard Girls, and Worriers - DC9
St. Germain - 9:30 Club CANCELLED
• Stewart Lewis - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Tito Puente Jr. - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tom Rush - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Turkuaz & Kung Fu - the Hamilton
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (8 PM Only)


Friday, 1 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anoushka Shankar - Lisner Auditorium - sold out
• Appetite for Destruction (Guns 'n Roses tribute) and Dirty White Girls Band (Foreigner tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Autolux and Eureka the Butcher - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bob Schneider and Karen Jonas - Birchmere
• Box Era, G.U.M.P., and Kassim - Velvet Lounge
• the Capitol Steps - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Carl Craig - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (Official Movement Pre-Party)
• Chad & Jeremy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Charlie Puth, Phoebe Ryan, and Sophie Beem - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Citizen Cope (solo/acoustic) - Lincoln Theatre
• the CK5, Collider, and Savage Remains - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Crystal Youth (EP release show), Pleasure Train, and Moogatu - IOTA Club & Café
• Datsik, Ookay, and Drezo - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Derrick Carter and Juan & Hugo (Team Zapata, Brutal Disco, DC) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dial 251 for Jazz - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Disturbed and Nonpoint - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• the Felice Brothers - AMP
• Festival of Laughs with Mike Epps, Tony Rock, Bruce Bruce, and Tommy Davidson - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Frances Cone, Color Palette, and Drive TFC - Casa Bellissima [1909 8th St NW, WDC]
• Heart amp; Lung, Varsity, and Jack On Fire - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Benefit for th Latin American Youth Center)
• Helen Sung Quintet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 PM & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Hellpie, Lord, Coast is Clear, and Encasing Embrace - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Infamous Stringdusters (feat. Nicki Bluhm) and Della Mae - 9:30 Club
• Jonny Grave presents All Fools Night featuring Aztec Sun, Margot MacDonald, Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, with a sideshow by Moloch's Midway & Cabinet of Infernal Mysteries and hosted by Chelsea Shorte - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Kennedys (Triple CDs release concert) - House of Musical Traditions [7010 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Litz (debut album release party) - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Matchsellers and the Vine Brothers - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Maz Jobrani featuring Amir K and Omid Singh with special guest Kiosk - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Metropolitan Opera: Rising Stars Concert Series - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Michael Nirenberg - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Michael Tolcher - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cristian Macelaru, conductor) with Nikolaj Znaider (violin): Fauré's Pavane; Brahms's Violin Concerto; Jalbert's In Aeternam; Debussy's La Mer - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 11:30 AM)
• No BS! Brass Band - Gypsy Sally's
• the Perfectionists and Higher Numbers - Sauf Haus Bier Hall & Garden [1216 18th St NW, WDC]
• Pree, Shana Falana, Sleepy Kitty, and Louis Weeks - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
SingStrongDC 2016: Aca-Idol Competition featuring Vox Pop, Uncommon, 4GotteN SuitCase Notochords, King's Post, Ohio State of Mind, Ramifications of VCU, Maverick Elision, Four Scores (Gettysburg), TGFI, Word of Mouth, Famous Janes - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA]
• Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Southern Troubadours in the Round featuring Ruthie Foster, Paul Thorn, and Joe Ely - the Hamilton
• Tijuana Panthers, Shirt/Pants, and Wydyde - Comet Ping Pong
• To What Strange Place: Ian Nagoski presents The Music of the Ottoman-American Diaspora 1916-1929 - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Vocal Arts DC: winners of the 2015 Vocal Arts DC Art Song Discovery Competition - Vanessa Vasquez, Danielle Orlando, Shabnam Kolbasi with Andrew Hsu on piano - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• White Ford Bronco (90s tribute) - Howard Theatre
• Wrinkle Neck Mules and Caleb Caudle - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)


Saturday, 2 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Andy Mineo, GAWVI, and Propaganda - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ani Choying: The Buddhist Rockstar Nun - Lisner Auditorium
• Bob Schneider - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Carnivora, Empty Vessels, Gloom, Bittered, and Bestial Evil - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Carrie Rodriguez - Historic Avalon Theatre [40 East Dover St, Easton, MD]
• Charlie Puth - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• A Conversation on Making A Murderer with Dean Strang & Jerry Buting - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Crowbar and Black River Bloodbath - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Currys - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Daniel Bortz - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Ethan Parker Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Fashion Week, Stems, Missed Connections, and the Pathetic & Elegant - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Grammaw, Stone Irr, Graver, Foster Carrots, and GenderQueerDeathSquad - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• Hallowed Bells, Tolva, and TL0741 - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC] (6 PM show)
• Heather Nova and Chris Riffle - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Hiromi the Trio Project featuring Simon Phillips & Anthony Jackson - Howard Theatre
• the Infamous Stringdusters (feat. Nicki Bluhm) and Paper Bird - 9:30 Club
• Joe Satriani: from Surfing to Shockwave - Lincoln Theatre
• Jonathan Sloane Trio Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Judah & the Lion and the Saint Johns - the Hamilton
• Laura Gibson and Erin & the Wildfire - IOTA Club & Café
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre - sold out
• Lynda Carter: Long Legged Woman - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Members of the National Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Michael Nirenberg - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Murphy's Law, Ache, Copstabber, Unabomber, and the Screws - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Naked & Famous and the Rubens - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cristian Macelaru, conductor) with Nikolaj Znaider (violin): Fauré's Pavane; Brahms's Violin Concerto; Jalbert's In Aeternam; Debussy's La Mer - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nighttime Adventure Society and Brushes (tape release) - 2206 1st St NW, WDC
• Occultation, Zud, Mome, Helgamite, and Seasick Gladiator - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Rüfüs Du Sol - U St Music Hall (Late show - 11 PM) - sold out
• Robert Klein - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sean Watkins - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Shack Band and Stop Light Observations - Gypsy Sally's
SingStrongDC 2016: Pro Concert 1: Take 6, MAXX Factor, Vivid Voices, Kaila Mullady - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (7 PM Concert)
SingStrongDC 2016: Pro Concert 2: Take 6, Julia Easterlin, Connect - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (9:30 PM Concert)
SingStrongDC 2016: High School Competition with the Single Singers - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (2 PM Matinee Concert)
• Tacha Coleman Parr - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Tobacco and Lord Raja - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Tom Rush - Birchmere
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• UrbanArias: AFTER LIFE/JOSEPHINE - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]


Sunday, 3 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Audrey Chen/Flandrew Fleisenberg, Buck Downs, and Khristian Weeks/Peter Redgrave - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals and Christopher Paul Stelling - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Carrie Rodriguez - Jammin' Java (the Sacred Heart Tour)
CFE & LePearl Reunion featuring What Band - Howard Theatre POSTPONED
• Crowbar and Suffer No Guilt - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Frankie Cosmos, Eskimeaux, and Anna McClellan - DC9 - sold out
• Gunblade X, Steel Samurai, and Materia - Velvet Lounge (Video Game Music Live!)
• High-Functioning Flesh, Body of Light, and Olivia Neutron-John - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Jason Kao Hwang / Amygdala - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Jeff Cosgrove / Noah Preminger Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• John Philip Sousa Band Festival - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM)
• Judy Collins - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Laura Stevenson, Crying, and Chris Farren - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Million Dollar Quartet - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 3 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Mullett - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Philadelphia Collins, Snail Mail, and Dove Lady - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• Plattenbau, Mundy, and Oro - Comet Ping Pong
• Pree, Brass Bed, and Time Toss - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Riders in the Sky - Birchmere
• Seth Kibel Trio with Lena Seikaly - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA]
SingStrongDC 2016: Pro Concert 3: Connect, Julia Easterlin, Vivid Voices, Kaila Mullady, MAXX Factor - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (2 PM Matinee Concert)
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• Tides of Man, Icarus the Owl, Covet with Yvette Young, Body Thief, In Your Memory, Mother Moon, Valleys in Autumn, and Sideshow Cinema - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Early show - doors at 5 PM)
• Tiya Ade - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Tony Visconti + Woody, Woodmansey's Holy Holy - Celebrating David Bowie, and Jessica Morgan - Baltimore SoundStage
• A Tribute to Motown - Howard Theatre
• the United States Air Force (USAF) Airmen of Note - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• UrbanArias: AFTER LIFE/JOSEPHINE - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (2 PM Show)
• Valentin Uryupin & Stanislav Khristenko (clarinet & piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton
• Young Fathers, Hxlt, and Laughing Man - Rock & Roll Hotel


Monday, 4 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals and Christopher Paul Stelling - 9:30 Club
• Concert to Honor the 2016 NEA Jazz Masters: Gary Burton (vibraphonist, bandleader, and educator); Wendy Oxenhorn (musician's advocate); Pharoah Sanders (saxophonist and composer); Archie Shepp (saxophonist, composer, and educator) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - free!)
• the Falcon (members of the Lawrence Arms & Alkaline Trio), Worriers, and the Lippies - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Gato Barbieri - Howard Theatre
• Gina Sobel and Wytold - IOTA Club & Café
• Heather Nova - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jay IDK, Cicero, Kasey Jones, Kaan, and Tyler Wrightious - DC9
• Jowe Head (Swell Maps, TV Personalities), Insect Factory, and Chester Hawkins - Galaxy Hut
• Norma Jean, He Is Legend, Forevermore, and Rival Choir - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Ronnette Harrison - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Students from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones and Dori Freeman - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 5 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Andrew Bird and Boogarins - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Boardus and the Glorious Rebellion - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Conservatory Project: Students from the Berklee School of Music Global Jazz Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Jail, Wimps, and Abroad - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Faycez U Know - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Fear Factory (Demanufacture 20th anniversary) and Soilwork - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Ken Vandermark, Tim Daisy, Christof Kurzmann, and Jasper Stadhouders - with Anthony Pirog Ensemble - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
Kris Allen (Letting You In tour) - the Hamilton POSTPONED TO 6/8/2016
• the Old 97s - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• PJ Morgan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Santana - Warner Theatre
• Sharptooth, Actor/Observer, Hydra Kyll, Who Is Atlas, and Naked Cult - The Raven Inn [8636 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Sound of a Ceres, Pick a Piper, and Jacob Graham (from the Drums) - DC9
• Tau Cross - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Yo La Tengo - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 6 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Abby Schaffer Album Release Party - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Aoife O'Donovan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chaise Lounge - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cloud Cult and BBGun - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Coniece Washington - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Conservatory Project: Students from the New England Conservatory of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Daughter and Wilsen - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Dirty Dishes, Den-Mate, and What Moon Things - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Goin' Goin' Gone - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jake Hurwitz & Amir Bluenfeld - If I Were You (live podcast) - Howard Theatre
• Johnny Mathis - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lucky Chops - Jammin' Java
• Mokoomba - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Peter & the Test Tube Babies, the Bad Engrish, Dirty Fences, Dinos Boys, and Ravagers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Pokey LaFarge and the Cactus Blossoms - the Hamilton
• Robyn Hitchcock - Wolf Trap (the Barns - Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Ry Coder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs - Birchmere
• Santana - Warner Theatre
• Sem Hastro, the Pessimists, Psychic Subcreatures, and Mirror Motives - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Sol, Brothers from Another, and Otieno Terry - DC9
• Town Mountain (CD Release Show) and the Brummy Brothers - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 7 April 2016 [link to this day]

Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia - DAR Constitution Hall Moved to 5/7/16
• Aoife O'Donovan - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Apes of the State, Eric Funn, Charlie Down, and Foster Carrots - Lamont Street Collective [1822 Lamont St NW, WDC]
Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 5/5-5/8
• Baauer and Graves - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ben Klock and Alex Gardel - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Black Coffee - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
Commander Cody & His Modern Day Airmen - Jammin' Java (Rescheduled from 12/10/15) CANCELLED
• Conservatory Project: Students from the Eastman School of Music at Rochester University - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
Damaged City Fest Pre-Show: Tau Cross, Genocide Pact, Drug Control, Dagger Moon, Krimewatch, Bust Off - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Davis Bradley Duo - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Foul Swoops, Thaylobleu, and Mission Creep - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• High Highs, the Walking Sticks, and the Duskwhales - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Jackie & the Treehorns and Outer Body Llama - Velvet Lounge
• Jewel (solo acoustic) and JD & the Straight Shot - Lincoln Theatre
• Jonathan Richman featuring Tommy Larkins - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Jowe Head, Olivia Neutron John, Expert Alterations, and Nice Breeze - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Keith Kenny - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Low Cut Connie and the Stents - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mavis Staples and the Broadcast - the Hamilton
• National Symphony Orchestra (Nikolaj Znaider, conductor) with Benjamin Grosvenor (piano): Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27; Mahler's Symphony No. 1 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
Patti LaBelle - Strathmore (Music Center) POSTPONED TO 6/30
• Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Restorations, Creepoid, and the Dirty Nil - DC9
• Riannon Giddens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 11/17/15) - sold out
• Ringo Deathstarr, Weekender, and Desert Mountain Tribe - Comet Ping Pong
• Ry Coder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs - Birchmere
• the Sadies and the Highballers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Shawn Mullins - Jammin' Java
• Slow Meadow, Hotel Neon, Trio OOO, and Dura - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Tate Kobang - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tiffany Gouché and Amber Mimz - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)


Friday, 8 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Tinjum & the Tangents - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Ace Frehley and Charm City Devils - 9:30 Club
• Acid Mothers Temple and Mounds - Comet Ping Pong
• the Aizuri Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Ari & Mia - House of Musical Traditions [7010 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 5/5-5/8
• Baklavaa (Dane Is release show), Sean Seaton, Halloween Tres, Birth Defects, and Quitter - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Bedowyn, Akris, and Foghound - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Belinda Carlisle and Gabe Lopez - the Hamilton
• Big Gigantic, Mija, Louis the Child, MELVV, and DELAnine - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Church Night: Pree, plus comedy from John F. O'Donnell and Christine Ferrera and burlesque from Pria Puss - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Communion featuring Jakubi, Donna Missal, Walker Lukens, and Aidan Knight - Jammin' Java
• Conservatory Project: Students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Corrosion of Conformity and Mothership - Blue Fox Billiards Bar & Grill [1160 Millwood Pike, Winchester, VA]
Damaged City Fest 2016: Day 1: Systematic Death, Zero Boys, Blood Pressure, Dame, Busted Outlook, Stand Off - All Souls Church Unitarian [1500 Harvard St, WDC]
Damaged City Fest: Day 1 After-Show: Post Teens, Sem Hastro, Digital Octopus, Power, Homosuperior, Bricklayer - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (11 PM show)
• Devin the Dude and Backyard Band - Howard Theatre (11:30 PM Late Show)
• Don McLean (American Troubadour Tour) - Birchmere
• Duran Duran - Verizon Center (Paper Gods Tour)
• Evilartform, Shumaun, Iritis, Channel Volatile, and Hatis Noit - The Lab - APC [9150 Brookville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• Focus: DVS1 - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Get a Tan, Overly Polite Tornadoes, and Teething Veils - Bump 'n' Grind [1200 East West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD]
• Great American Canyon Band (LP Release), Sweepstakes, and Ian Francis - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hatis Noit, Pulsewidthmod, and Stronger Sex - Upshur Street Books [827 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Here's To the Night (90s Tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jonny Cohen and Bells Of - DC9
• Jowe Head (live show, art showcase, DJ set) - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC] (We Fought the Big One 12-year anniversary)
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kiss & Ride featuring Carly Harvey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Louis C.K. - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, and Dustin Lynch - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Kill the Lights Tour)
• Max Graham - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Molly Ringwald - AMP
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Howard Theatre
• New Washingtonians with guest Integriti Reeves - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 PM & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• the Oh Hellos, the Collection, and Super City - Baltimore SoundStage
Patti LaBelle - Strathmore (Music Center) POSTPONED TO 7/1
• Peoples Blues of Richmond and Roosterfoot - Gypsy Sally's
• Phil Cook and Dead Tongues - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Puff Pieces - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Quiet Life and the Wild Reeds - IOTA Club & Café
• Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Reza Sadeghi - Lisner Auditorium
• Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Moogatu - State Theatre
• Savoy Brown feat. Kim Simmonds - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Split Seconds, Dolly Rockers, HyeTension, and Nine to Five - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Terry Marshall & Bridges - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Two Inch Astronaut, the Spirit of the Beehive, and Sister City - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]


Saturday, 9 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Burdett - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Afro Blue - Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ [4704 13th Street, NW, WDC] (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Anacostia Delta - AMP
• Artist Talk + Performance by Alex Braden, Emily Francisco, and Adam Richard Nelson Hughes - Transformer [1404 P St NW, WDC] (No Sharps No Flats)
Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 5/5-5/8
• A BandHouse Gigs Tribute to Randy Newman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Bayside Tigers: Saved by the 90s - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• BSO: Gershwin's Porgy & Bess in Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Celtic Woman (the Destiny Tour) - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Charles Kelley and Josh Kelley - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 1/16/16)
• Conservatory Project: Students from the Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Corrosion of Conformity, Mothership, Ghost of War, and Gloom - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Damaged City Fest 2016: Day 2: Avengers, Sheer Mag, La Urss, S.H.I.T., Torso, Coke Bust, Caught in a Crowd, Protester, Youth Avoiders, Depths of Reality, Pessimists, Firewalker, Firing Squad, Holders Sar, Collusion - Calvary Methodist Church [1459 Columbia Rd NW, WDC] (1 pm doors)
Damaged City Fest: Day 2 After-Show: Eel, Triage, Rubbish, Stalled Minds, Radiation Risks - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Devon Allman Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors and Jill Andrews - 9:30 Club
• Ellis Paul - Jammin' Java
• Footwerk, Bo Jenkans featuring DJ Ragz, and Feed God Cabbage - IOTA Club & Café (Benefit for Recyclelife)
• Ghashee W Mashee (the Dumbass) - Lincoln Theatre
• Go Cozy (official album release), the El Mansouris, the Spirit of the Beehive, and the Sea Life - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Godz, the Screws, and Los Swamp Monsters - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Issues, Crown the Empire, One OK Rock, and Night Verses - Baltimore SoundStage (Presented by Monster Energy Outbreak Tour)
• Jennifer Cardini and Trus'me - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Katt Williams - Verizon Center
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Kim Scudera with Batida Diferente - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Lauren Calve (duo) and the Moon & You - Casa Fulano [1654 Irving St NW, WDC]
• Lopez Studios: Pop Concert Review Series - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Machine (Pink Floyd tribute) - State Theatre
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Howard Theatre
• National Symphony Orchestra (Nikolaj Znaider, conductor) with Benjamin Grosvenor (piano): Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27; Mahler's Symphony No. 1 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pitches Be Crazy, House Concert Movement, Armando Peri's Band, Ernie Tolley, and Daniel Lu - Paradiso Italian Restaurant [6124 Franconia Rd, Alexandria, VA] (Fashion for Paws (F4P) 10th Annual Runway Show)
• Prince Fox - special guest: Stelouse, Ahh Ooh, Lean Quatifah - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Pulsewidthmod, Hatis Noit, Gingerwolf, Lake Mallory, and Sarah Ellen - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rare Candy, Master Sword, the Mountain Chiefs, and Steel Samurai - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Limit Break Baltimore)
• Rihanna and Travis Scott - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Anti World Tour 2016)
• Run River North and the Lighthouse & the Whaler - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Shawn Colvin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Shellfest 2016: Narrow Grave, Alluvion, Sickdeer, Frostclad - U of Maryland - Stamp Student Union & Nyumburu Cultural Center[College Park, MD]
• So Hideous, Bedowyn, Akris, and Amara - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Stefon Harris and Sonic Creed - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• Terry Marshall & Bridges - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Vice Years, Crash Concept, Faded Giant, and Solstice of Soul - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Willie Nile - the Hamilton


Sunday, 10 April 2016 [link to this day]

• the 30th Annual WAMA Awards - State Theatre
Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 5/5-5/8
• the B.J. Simmons Quintet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Barefoot Movement and the Honey Dewdrops - Gypsy Sally's
• Barns Courtney - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Branford Marsalis - Birchmere
• Caz Music and Shooting Down Asteroids - Galaxy Hut
• Conservatory Project: Students from the Peabody Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Cowabunga Pizza Time, Crunk Witch, and Insane Ian - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• the Cult - Fillmore Silver Spring
Damaged City Fest 2016: Day 3: Gaucho, J.J. Doll, Flasher, Zipper - Open Studio DC [1135 Okie St NE, WDC] (Art Exhibition & Show - 2 PM)
Damaged City Fest 2016: Day 3: Systematic Death, the Goons, Disguise, Odd Man Out, Kombat - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Francesca Blanchard - Bossa (Rescheduled from 1/24/16)
• Hallelujah - the story of the Clark Family featuring Larry Clark with special guest Twinkie Clark - Howard Theatre
• Ingwolf Wunder (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• the Knocks (DJ set) - U St Music Hall (9 PM Show)
• Legendary Shack Shakers, the Pine Hill Haints, and the Glenmont Popes - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Magic Man & the Griswolds with Pananma Wedding - 9:30 Club
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Milk & Bone and High Bloom - DC9
• Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sadistik, Mega Ran, Weerd Science (Josh Eppard of Coheed And Cambria), Seez Mics, and Early Adopted - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Smashing Pumpkins - in Plansong - with Liz Phair - Lincoln Theatre
• Son Lux and Dawn of Midi - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Spring Fest - Baltimore SoundStage
• Welshly Arms, Steve Everett, and JD Eicher - Jammin' Java (Rock This Town & Music Makes Life Better "Sunday Funday" show)
• ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 11 April 2016 [link to this day]

• the Hartford Pussies, Ménage À Garage, and Curse Words - IOTA Club & Café
• Jethro Tull's Martin Barre - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Maryland Youth Chamber Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Princess Reason, Hovvdy, Tall Friend, and Jauze - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Sem Hastro, the Pessimists, Abacus, and Malicious Code - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Sherwood High School Jazz Band - Blues Alley (9 PM show)
• Time Is Fire, Martin Bisi, and Tidal Channel - Galaxy Hut
• VA Music Adventures - Blues Alley (7 PM show)


Tuesday, 12 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 2016 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival: Every 28 Hours plays - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (Mariss Jansons, conductor) with Leonidas Kavakos (violin): Korngold's Violin Concerto; Mahler's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Beirut - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Black Alley - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Brendan Canty & Christoph Green's Burn to Shine 6: Atlanta screening with guest sets by Algiers and Sunwolf - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Cesar Orozco & Kamarata Jazz - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Dave East - DC9
• David Lindley - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Earth, Wind, & Fire and Chicago - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Fanfare Ciocarlia - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Giant of the Mountain, Krigsgrav, and Myopic - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jimmy Vaughan & the Tilt-a-Whirl Band - the Hamilton
• Leyla McCalla: A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey - Jammin' Java
• the Lowest Pair - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Napalm Death, Melvins, and Melt-Banana - 9:30 Club
• Robin Trower - Birchmere
• Rogue Collective and the Red Fetish - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• the Subways and Pins - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Super City, Summer Salt, Soft Peaks, and Golden Beat - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 13 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 2016 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival: national finalists of the Gary Garrison Ten-Minute Play Award - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Abinnet Berhanu - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Bleached and No Parents - DC9
• Bowie State University Jazz Band - Blues Alley (8 PM Show)
• Buddy Guy - State Theatre
• Coordinated Suicides - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• David Lindley - Jammin' Java
• Frankie Ballard - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Geographer and the Crookes - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Gracie Terzian - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Heavy Pets and Litz - Gypsy Sally's
• J.J. Grey & Mofro and the Record Company - Birchmere
• Jan Knutson (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Janel & Anthony, Laura Tsaggaris, and Margot MacDonald - W Washington Hotel [515 15th St NW @ F St, WDC]
• Jimmie Vaughan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Joy Formidable and Everything Everything - 9:30 Club
• Lost Frequencies - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Nina Casey - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Pears, Such Gold, Radical Discharge, and Walk the Plank - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Trevor Jackson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and Emanuel Ax (piano): Beethoven's cello sonatas (Nos. 2, 3, 4, & 5) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Thursday, 14 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Andy Bopp (album release) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Anna Thorvaldsdottir - Leading International Composers - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6:30 PM)
• Aqua x Audien - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Average White Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Blind Boys of Alabama - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Bobby Thompson Project - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• BSO: Mahler's Symphony No. 5 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• The Church - performing The Blurred Crusade in its entirety plus other songs - Birchmere
• Citizen, Turnover, Sorority Noise, and Milk Teeth - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Construction Rocks - Howard Theatre (A Benefit for the Washington Animal Rescue League)
• Distant Creatures, the Long Knives, and Blue Sky Dream - Velvet Lounge
• Eleanor Friedberger and Icewater - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Fabulous Dialtones and Staunton - Jammin' Java
• Falter, Sedative, and Iron Cages - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Focus: Pan-Pot - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Garrett Walters, S Cilantro, Julie O, Fleeting Femme, and Lou Talbot - Arizona House [2933 Arizona Ave NW, WDC]
• Greg Sandow - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Habib Koite & Vusi Mahlasela: Acoustic Africa - Lisner Auditorium
• Harry & the Potters and Tomato Dodgers - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Helgamite, Sickdeer, and Gloom - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Hollertown - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Janel & Anthony, Kokayi, Louis Weeks, DJ Ayes Cold, and Capitol Movement Dance Co. - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (DC Music Download Salon)
• Lissie and Skrizzly Adams - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Mad Tea Party Jam Pre-Party featuring Elm, Aqueous, Sophistafunk - Gypsy Sally's
• Madball and Queensway - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Mano Le Tough and the Drifter - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• MDC, Deathwish, Old Lines, Raw Filth, and Human Liberation Front - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Hugh Wolff, conductor) with Anne Akiko Meyers (violin): Barber's Overture to The School for Scandal; Bates's Concerto for Violin; Ives's Symphony No. 2 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• PNB Rock and Lor X - DC9
• Retr0gRaDe, Enoch 7th Prophet w/ DJ King Cee, Mychelle Lee, Nicole Learner, and Crue - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Rubix Kube (80s tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sunflower Bean and Shark Week - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Rittz, Mayday!, Stevie Stone, and Ces Cru - Fillmore Silver Spring (Independent Powerhouse Tour 2016)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Unearth, Ringworm, Reflections, Culture Killer, and Hollow Earth - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Waco Brothers and the Thrillbillys - IOTA Club & Café
Word Becomes Flesh - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Yellowjackets - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 15 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• the Average White Band - Birchmere
• Ayman Fanous with William Parker and Tatsuya Nakatani - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• B. Woody 5tet - An die Musik LIVE [409 North Charles St, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• the Bad Plus with Joshua Redman - Kennedy Center (Atrium - 8 PM & 10 PM)
• the Beat Hotel and the Royal Noise - Gypsy Sally's
• Carol Burnett - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chairlift and Olga Bell - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola Duo - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• Corey Smith and Drik Hultquist - State Theatre
• David Kitchen Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Declassified: the B-Sides featuring Mason Bates & Anne Akiko Meyers with the National Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 9 PM)
• Denyse Pearson and her Gentlemen of Distinction - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
DigiTour Summer - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) Postponed to 8/5/16
• Eric Bachmann and Andrew St. James - IOTA Club & Café
• Fellow Creatures (album release) and Kino Musica - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Gigamesh & Solidisco - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Graves At Sea, Order of the Owl, Putrisect, and Destroyer of Man - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Heres To the Night - Fillmore Silver Spring
• John Russell Lamkin III Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows - Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Jonny Grave, Alex Culbreth, and Olivia Mancini - Red Panda House [1725 Irving St NW, WDC]
• Kevin James - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Le1f and TT the Artist - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Martin Sexton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Meadows Brothers - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Motet and the Nth Power - the Hamilton
• Only Lonesome - House of Musical Traditions [7010 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• San Fermin and Esme Patterson - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Shumaun, Tempercrush, Midnight Madness, Silence the Requiem, Eyes of the Nile, White Smoke, Sangre Inedita, and Cruddy Crankerz - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Steve Moakler (full band): Suitcase Tour with Shelley Skidmore and Greg Bates - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Surprise Attack, Disco Risqué, and Burt the Dirt - Velvet Lounge
• Tamagawa University Dance and Taiko Group - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, Saintseneca, and Little Scream - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Tolva, Marshall James Kavanaugh, Erin White, and Simone Finally - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Wham City Comedy Tour with Cricket Arrison, Jenn Tisdale, Andrew Bucket, and Valerie Paschall - Comet Ping Pong
• Yellowjackets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• You're Too Kind, Hero Society, A Place in Time, Sideshow Cinema, and Faceplant - Baltimore SoundStage
• Yuck, Big Thief, and Bad Moves - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 16 April 2016 [link to this day]

Record Store Day
• 2 Hungry Brothers vs. The Other Guys with DJ Doc - IOTA Club & Café
• 202 Comedy Festival: Seaton Smith, Aparna Nancherla, Jermaine Fowler, and hosted by Romane & Lettuce - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Annette, Kevin Dudley, Bill Baker, and Woody Lissauer - Zed's Cafe [8225 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• the Average White Band - Birchmere
• Bless, Swim Team, Flasher, and Journalism - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Carol Burnett - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Coasts, Knox Hamilton, and Symmetry - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
DC Brau's 5-Year Anniversary: the Sword, Kvelertak, Torche, Serpent Throne, Loud Boyz - DC Brau [3178-B Bladensburg Rd NE, WDC]
• District Sky Punch, Menage a Garage, and the Anti-Social Collective - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• DJ Tennis - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• El Gran Combo - Howard Theatre
• the Feelies - 9:30 Club
• the Feelies - Red Onion [1628 U Street NW, WDC] (2 PM In-Store)
• Fellaheen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Husbandry, Hepatagua, Fortress, and Slugthrower - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Jack Nicholson, Dissonance, and City Limits - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• Jared Bailey and CassiRaye - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• John Russell Lamkin III Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows - Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Jungle Pussy and Open Mike Eagle - American University - Battelle Atrium [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
Keeping Go-Go Alive - DAR Constitution Hall CANCELLED
• Kerri Chandler - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Kleptoradio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Krobolpl, the Neuro Farm, Feathered Fish, Moose Jaw, and Zodiak - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Le1f, Junglepussy, Rahel, Abdu Ali, and TT the Artist - Baltimore SoundStage
• Man Overboard, Microwave, Watermedown, and Gin War - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Martin Sexton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Hugh Wolff, conductor) with Anne Akiko Meyers (violin): Barber's Overture to The School for Scandal; Bates's Concerto for Violin; Ives's Symphony No. 2 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nihil - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Omar Sosa - AMP
• Oz Noy Trio feat. Jimmy Haslip & Dave Weckl - Jammin' Java (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Paperhaus, Laser Background, Voted Down, and Todo Mas - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Participants in the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship training program - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Rachael Sage - Corner Store [900 South Carolina Ave SE, WDC]
• Renee Tannenbaum with Dial 251 - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Robbie Fulks (full band) - Jammin' Java
• Royce Da 5'9" - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (6 PM Meet & Greet)
• San Francisco Symphony (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor) with Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano) and Simon O'Neill (tenor): Schubert's Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished" and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 4 PM)
• Sanford - Velvet Lounge
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Shemekia Copeland and Bad Influence Band - the Hamilton
• Small Black and Bayonne - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tacocat, Boyfriends, and Homosuperior - Comet Ping Pong - sold out
• Tamara Wellons (album release) and DJ Jahsonic - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Throwdown Syndicate, Cornel West Theory, Lovey, and A Little Disorganized - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Trongone Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Vandaveer - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (4 PM In-Store)
• Wham City Comedy Tour with Cricket Arrison - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Wild Throne and Black Dog Prowl - DC9 (1 PM Matinee Show - DC Brau Fest Pre-Show)
• Yellowjackets - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 17 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Alli & I, Robert "Bobby" Smith, and Blast - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Annelise Delcambre with Falty and the Defects - Bossa
• Big D & the Kids Table, Counterpunch, the Far East, and Stacked Like Pancakes - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chamber Concert with Jessica Krash - Strathmore (Music Center - 1 PM)
• Charles Ross's One Man Dark Knight: A Batman Parody - Birchmere
• Chris Pureka and John Craigie - Jammin' Java
• Ciara - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD] (Jackie Tour)
• the Dandy Warhols and Seratones - 9:30 Club
• Dave Kline Band at "Passport to the World" - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA]
• Griffin House - the Hamilton
• Har Mar Superstar and High Waisted - Black Cat (Backstage)
KC Jukebox: New Voices, Old Muses: Kennedy Center Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates and Chicago electric violist and DJ Dominic Johnson - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik - Warner Theatre
• Nine to Five, Interstate rivals, and the Dolly Rockers - Velvet Lounge
• Paul Huang (violin) with Jessica Xylina Osborne (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Petra Martin - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Prof, Mike Mictlan, DJ Fundo, and Seez Mics - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Sara Sturm (from American Idol) - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Silhouette Cities and Company Calls - Galaxy Hut
• Snog and the Labrynth - DC9
• Sobel 4tet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Splean - State Theatre
• Steel Pulse and Jah Works - Howard Theatre
• Tiffany Thompson: Songs from the albums Danae and Rosetta - IOTA Club & Café
• Tower of Power - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Valleys, Of Tyrants, Rumours, Fist Ov Nails, and Hydra Kyll - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA] (Moved from the Pinch)
Valleys, Of Tyrants, Rumours, and Hydra Kyll - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] MOVED TO THE FALLS CHURCH VFW HALL
• Wildhoney, Literature, Broken Grids, and Collider - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
Within Our Gates Screening with Live Jazz Accompaniment by William Hooker - AFI Silver Theatre [8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD]
• Yellowjackets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)


Monday, 18 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Banda dell'Arma dei Carabinierias: Protecting our Heritage: A Musical Tribute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• the Contortionist, Monuments, Entheos, and sleepmakeswaves - Baltimore SoundStage
Cullen Omori and Living Hour - DC9 CANCELLED
• Denzel Curry, Allan Kingdom, and Sdotbraddy - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gordon Lightfoot - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Hour 24, Daring for Glory, Soldiers of Suburbia, A Note Two Self, and Rhestored - Jammin' Java
• Jake Shimabukuro - Birchmere
• Julia Bullock (soprano) & Renate Rohlfing (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by Vocal Arts DC)
• Larkin Poe (CD release) - Gypsy Sally's
• Martha Kato - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Mighty Heroes and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Nekrogoblikon, Psychostick, and Urizen - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• New Voices, Old Muses: Mason Bates's KC Jukebox - Kennedy Center (Atrium)
• Paperhaus (single release), CrushnPain (EP release), and Nag Champa - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Sunchild and Alex Parez - Galaxy Hut
• Welcome to Night Vale with Danny Schmidt & Carrie Elkin - Lincoln Theatre


Tuesday, 19 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Anais Maviel & My Le Chabert, CMW Players, and the Films of Chris Lynn - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• the Ballroom Thieves accompanied by Maine Youth Rock Orchestra - opening set by the DuPont Brothers - Jammin' Java
• Emmanual Ax (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (Benefit Concert)
• Esperanza Spalding presents: Emily's D+Evolution - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Experience Unlimited - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Gunston Middle School Jazz Band (Arlington, VA) and West Springfield High School Jazz Guitar Combo (Fairfax County, VA) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Hotline, Poppy Patica, and Airhead DC - Velvet Lounge
• Jake Shimabukuro - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jazz Is Phish - Howard Theatre
• Little Green Cars, Sean Croft, and John Mark Nelson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Michael Che - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Miho Hazama - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Night Windows, Jack Nicholson, Daephne, and Greenhouse - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Operators and Bogan Via - DC9
• Puddles Pity Party - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Pujol, the Lushpockets, and Thee Lexington Arrows - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from Metro Gallery)
Pujol, the Lushpockets, and Thee Lexington Arrows - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) MOVED TO JOE SQUARED
• Robin Trower - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
Thirdstory - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) POSTPONED TO 9/10/16
• Tower of Power - Birchmere
• Waka Flocka Flame (420 Eve Show), 4B, and Loud Cru - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Welcome to Night Vale with Danny Schmidt & Carrie Elkin - Lincoln Theatre
• WPA: Hilary Hahn, violin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Ziyu Shen (viola) with Jessica Osborne (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 37th Young Concert Artists Series)


Wednesday, 20 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 420Jam featuring Better Off Dead - Gypsy Sally's
• Aaron Parnell Brown - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• America - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• B.Dolan, Height Keech, Steadfast, and Mental Static - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Brad Mehldau Trio - 6th & I
• Breaking Benjamin and Super bob - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) - sold out
• Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band (The River Tour) - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Cash'd Out (Johnny Cash tribute), Sean K Preston, and Robert 'Fireball' Mitchell - Baltimore SoundStage
• Chihiro Yamanaka - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Decapitators, Suss Law, Humanmania, Discourage, and Hissy Fit - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Delfeayo & Ellis Marsalis & Marcus Roberts Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Digisaurus and Social Station - Bossa
• Good Charlotte and Waterparks - 9:30 Club
• Greenhouse, Night Windows, Jack Nicholson, and Daephne - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Grey A, Austin Lucas, and Joey Kneiser & Kelly Smith of Glossary - Comet Ping Pong
• Gryffin (live) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Higher Education, Bumpin Uglies, Box Era, and Brian Harris - the Town Tavern DC [2323 18th St NW, WDC]
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• June Star, Crooks & Crows, and the Bachelor & the Bad Actress - Velvet Lounge
• LowDown Brass Band, the Pocket Band, and the Fuss - DC9
• Marriotts Ridge High School String Orchestra (Howard County, MD) and Woodbridge Senior High School's Viketones (Prince William County, VA) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Snake Union, Hatchers, and Sun :) :) :) - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Takács Quartet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, and more - Birchmere
• Underoath and Caspian - Fillmore Silver Spring
• White Denim and Sam Cohen - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Willy Porter Duo (with Carmen Nickerson) - Jammin' Java
• Young Rapids, Summer Salt, Son Step, and Jau Ocean - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]


Thursday, 21 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Allthebestkids and Leo & Cygnus - Red Panda House [1725 Irving St NW, WDC] (One-Year Anniversary Concert)
• America - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• American Authors and Ryan Star - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Amon Amarth, Entombed A.D., and Exmortus - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Aurora and Tor Miller - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Bulldog Alley Alley Cats - Bossa
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Cash'd Out - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• City of Poets - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Dag Nasty and Walk the Plank - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Dirtyphonics & Funtcase with Habstrakt - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Eastern Standard Time and the Players Band - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Bluebeat April Show)
• Ensemble Schumann - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Esma Redzepova - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Future Rock - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hayseed Dixie - State Theatre
• Inter Arma, Lord Almighty, Mother Moon, and Cavern - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• John Brown's Body - Gypsy Sally's
• John McCutcheon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Karla Bonoff & Jimmy Webb - Birchmere
• Keys N Krates, Stooki Sound, and Jesse Slayter - Baltimore SoundStage (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Lewis Del Mar and Foreign Air - Black Cat (Backstage) - sold out
• Ostraca, The Heads Are Zeros, Sunners, Eyelet, and BJSM - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Penny & Sparrow and Rose Cousins - the Hamilton
• Rick Braun (trumpet/contemporary jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sliink & Brenmar - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Speedbumps - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• These Wild Plains and Buffalo 40 - DC9 (Presented by Narragansett Brewery)
• Tokyo Police Club and From Indian Lakes - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• A Tribute to the Kinks - Two Ton Wtig, Jelly Roll Mortals, the Muswell Hillbillies, Fred Hof, Bad Hair Day, the Glimpses, Erik Bradford, Caz - IOTA Club & Café
• TV Girl, Furniteur, and Infinity Crush - Comet Ping Pong
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Zepparella (all-female Led Zeppelin tribute) and Hot Buttered Elvis - Jammin' Java


Friday, 22 April 2016 [link to this day]

• *repeat repeat, Lighting Fires, and Grey Gardens - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• the 2nd Annual NOVA Fest: Lost Civilization, Red Version, No Quick Fix, Monday Mistress - State Theatre
• Aaron L. Myers II - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• André Lodemann (Innervisions) with Bruno Pronsato - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• B. Dolan, Big Lo, and Drop Lockers - Velvet Lounge
• Blame It On Jane and Hand Painted Swinger - IOTA Club & Café
• the Blatant 80s - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Blue Train - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• Brian Dolzani - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Brian Stew (Green Day tribute), Wrestle With Jimmy (Weezer tribute), Sex Type Thing (Stone Temple Pilots tribute), and Right Handed Lefties (Cranberries tribute) - Jammin' Java
• Donna the Buffalo and City of the Sun - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Empire! Empire (I Was a Lonely Estate) (Final Tour), Warren Franklin & the Founding Fathers, Bleary Eyed, and Tall Friend - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Eugene Mirman and Robyn Hitchcock - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Eyehategod, Negative Approach, Fight Amp, King Giant, Genocide Pact, and Snakehed - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Fonseca - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Hay Jarana en el Callejón! - Lincoln Theatre
• Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jadakiss, Profitt, Brain Rapp & Nature Boi, and Team Kremate - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jeff Antoniuk & the Jazz Update - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joanna Wallfisch - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Love Canon - Earth Day Party: It's the End of the World - with By & By - Gypsy Sally's
• Marc Cohn - Birchmere
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Murder By Death and Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band - 9:30 Club
Nils Lofgren & Friends - Birchmere CANCELLED
• Peter & Will Anderson Quintet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7 PM & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Punk Rock Karaoke (a benefit for Cispes) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Rick Braun (trumpet/contemporary jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rogue Trooper, No Time, Kombat, and Hot Shot - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Shumaun, Zero Mercury, Red Sword, the Mind Set, Traverse, Osiris Device, and XK Scenario - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Snoop Dogg - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Steffi & Martyn and DJ Lisa Frank - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Stephen Steinbrink, Swings, Dais, Snail Mail (solo), and Art Sorority for Girls - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• the Time Jumpers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Toke, Faith in Jane, A.P.F., and Nagato - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Tracy Morgan: Picking Up the Pieces - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Used (15 Year Anniversary Tour: Self-Titled) and the New Regime - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) - sold out
• the Washington Ballet at THEARC - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Wham City Comedy, MotherKnuckle, Katie Balloons, Jezzibell Jaxknife, DJ Jahsonic (Axel F), Music by Lofts, Tolva (Stronger Sex), Mellow Diamond - Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum [1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, WDC] (Wonder At Night)
• the World/Inferno Friendship Society, War on Women, and [explosion sound] - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Wylder, Justin Trawick, and Annie Stokes - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 23 April 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Akua Allrich - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Almost Angels - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• American Television (EP release show), Dot Dash, Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves, and Spirit Plots - Velvet Lounge
• Ben De La Cour - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Benjy Feree, Elmapi, and DJ Baby Alcatraz - Comet Ping Pong
• Black Mass, Radical Discharge, Enemy of the State, and Oceans of Flesh - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Consumed with Hatred, Mikhail, and Hyraeth - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Covered With Jam performing Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon and Animals - with Magnolia Blue - IOTA Club & Café
• DaCadence and Redline (Catholic U) - U of Maryland Memorial Chapel [1101 Memorial Chapel College Park MD]
• Donvonte McCoy (trumpeter) - DC Public Library, Dorothy I. Height/Benning Road Branch [3935 Benning Rd. NE, WDC] (2 PM Show)
• Drop Electric, Deaf Scene, and Cartoon Weapons - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Emancipator, DELTAnine, and Operation Dankstar (DJ set) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fall Seattle, Milo, and She Pope - The Dancin' Shwartzin' [306 S Fillmore St, Arlington, VA]
• George Fitzgerald - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• I Am Anne Hutchinson / I Am Harvey milk - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Into It. Over It., the World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, the Sidekicks, and Pinegrove - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Intrinsics - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jeff Antoniuk & the Jazz Update - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jessie Laurita-Spanglet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Justin Jones, the Vagabond Union, and Tomas Pagan Motta - the Hamilton
• Live in Central Park [Revisited] (Simon & Garfunkel tribute) - AMP
• Lloyd Cole - Birchmere
• Love Canon - Revenge of the Nerds: Safety Dance - Gypsy Sally's
• Miranda Sings - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
National Cannabis Festival: De La Soul, Jesse Royal, Backyard Band, Congo Sanchez Band, Nappy Riddem - RFK Stadium Festival Grounds [2400 E. Capital Street, WDC]
• the Nields - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Night Demon, Akeron, Against the Grain, and Visigoth - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
Nils Lofgren & Friends - Birchmere CANCELLED
• the North Country, Big Mama Shakes (EP release), Wilder Maker, and Brushes - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Palberta, Wet Brain, LTW, and jrnlr - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Peter Murphy: "Stripped" and Janel & Anthony - State Theatre - sold out
• Post Pink, Snail Mail, Raw Pony, and DJ Zia - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Puff Pieces, Buck Gooter, and Hothead - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC]
• Quaker City Nighthawks - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Rick Braun (trumpet/contemporary jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rita Wilson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Ron Holloway Band - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Safety Third and HTC - IOTA Club & Café (3:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Selling Fairfax by the Pound - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Stars & the Sea, My Friday Anthem, and E.Joseph & the Phantom Heart - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tetsu Arrey, Butcher, Ajax, F*ck SS, Humanmania, and Stuck Pigs - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tizer Trio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Tori Kelly and Thirdstory - DAR Constitution Hall
• Tribal Seeds, Anuhea, and E.N. Young - 9:30 Club
• True Widow, Slimy Member, and Polyon - DC9
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Used (15 Year Anniversary Tour: Self-Titled) and the New Regime - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) - sold out
• Voca People - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]


Sunday, 24 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Airhead, Soccer Team, and Sneaks - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• the Alexander Jenkins Organ Jazz Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Andy McKee - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Antoine Tamestit (viola): Bach's Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007; Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009; Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004; and Ligeti's Solo Sonata - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
Boogarins - DC9 NO LONGER ON VENUE CALENDAR
• Brad Linde: The Lonely Wolf Project - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Buika - Lisner Auditorium
• Chris Grasso Trio with Vuyo Sotashe & Lyle Link - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Citrine, Frenemies, Young Rapids, and Sweepstakes - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Cross, Darsombra, Time Toss, and Lake Mallory - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Dream Theater - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Fetty Wap - UMBC [Baltimore, MD] (UMBC Student Events Board - 1000 Hilltop Circle)
• the Fourth Stream - Bossa
• Generation Axe featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, Tosin Abasi - Warner Theatre
• GoGo Penguin - the Hamilton
• Guitar Army featuring Robben Ford, Lee Roy Parnell, & Joe Robinson - Birchmere
• Houndmouth and Lucy Dacus - 9:30 Club - sold out
• I Am Anne Hutchinson / I Am Harvey milk - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Jimmy LaFave (full band) - Jammin' Java
• Jimmy Webb & Karla Bonoff - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kohoutek, Insect Factory, E, and Time Is Fire - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Lawrence Power & Simon Crawford-Phillips (viola & piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Mark Erelli and Karen Jonas - IOTA Club & Café
• Monika Herzig Acoustic Project - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Naked Magic Show - Lincoln Theatre
• Nightmoves and Yum - DC9
• NSO Family Concert: Lights! Canvas! Music! - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 4 PM)
• the Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rick Braun (trumpet/contemporary jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rita Wilson - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ryan Montbleau Band and Mary-el Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Shivery Shakes, the Plums, and Nice Breeze - Galaxy Hut
• Skelliton, Castle Black, and the Meer - Velvet Lounge
• Slum Village, Phat Kat, Guilty Simpson & Blaq RoyalT, and J Dilla Tribute by DJ Baronhawk - Howard Theatre (the King's Court Tour)
• Target Family Night: Funk Parade preview - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Two Inch Astronaut, Greys, Rachel Kline, and Flowerbomb - Comet Ping Pong
• Un Automne de Plus, Bastard Thieves, Slugthrower, Infinite Pizza, and Bassoon - The Raven Inn [8636 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Vilma Palma - State Theatre


Monday, 25 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 2016 Awards for Excellence in the Arts - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Andy McKee - Birchmere
• the Battle for the All Stars Tour: Exemptus, the New Riegn, Skies of Gomorrah, In Dog Years I'm Dead, Midvale, A Throne Left Empty, Delenda - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Edhochuli, Grand Detour, Rhin, and Mostly Only - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Father John Misty and Tess & Dave - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Gulley Jimson Quartet - Galaxy Hut
• International Music Festival presented by the World Projects Corporation - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Javier Colon and Ernie Halter - Jammin' Java
• Metrosongs: Introducing interactive "Wheel of Metro" with Derek Evry, the Grey A, Matthew James Scott, Faith & Kendra (from 13 Men) - IOTA Club & Café
• Mother Falcon, Near Northeast, and Stranger in the Alps - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Puddles Pity Party - 9:30 Club
• Sammy Miller and the Congregation - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Scanners and Mirror Motives - Black Cat (Backstage - This Was My Night & This Was A Lot of Other Nights book release)
• the Time Jumpers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• U.S. Navy Commodores - Celebrate Coletrane - featuring Andrew White (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Walter Trout - Howard Theatre


Tuesday, 26 April 2016 [link to this day]

• American Authors and Ryan Star - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Andrew White & the Zorro Sax All Stars - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Christworm, Foehammer, Myopic, and Elagabalus - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Creed Bratton (from The Office): an evening of music and comedy - with Andrew Tufano and Michael Larrick - Jammin' Java
• DC-Capital Stars: The Sounds of Movie Music - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Elizabeth Cook - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Father John Misty and Tess & Dave - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Floetry and Kris Kelli - Howard Theatre - sold out
• John Hiatt (acoustic) and Rick Brantley - Birchmere
• Jon Dee Graham - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Josef Spacek in Recital - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Memphis May Fire, We Came As Romans, Miss May I, and For Today - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mothers, Palm, and Brother M - DC9
• the Nighthawks and the Chris O'Leary Band - State Theatre
• OBN IIIs, Pure Junk, Nice Guys, and Slurred Words - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from the Ottobar.)
OBN IIIs, Pure Junk, and Slurred Words - Ottobar (Baltimore) MOVED TO JOE SQUARED
• Off With Their Heads, the Holy Mess, Something More, and Sharptooth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Presented by Vote Loud)
• Omnislash, A Sound of Thunder, the Out of Water Experience, and Sekengard - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Vote Loud: Must have "I Voted" sticker from MD Primary to attend)
• Parker Millsap and Caroline Rose - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Polica and Mothxr - 9:30 Club
• Teyana Taylor (Unplugged 2016 Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Washington National Opera Preview - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• We Banjo 3 and Charm City Junction - the Hamilton


Wednesday, 27 April 2016 [link to this day]

• 4Saxxes - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the All New Ed Schrader Show Episode 3 - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Avi Wisnia - Renaissance Washington Hotel [1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, WDC]
• Azul Band - Bossa
• Basement, Turnstile, Defeater, and Colleen Green - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bob Mould and Ted Leo (solo) - 9:30 Club
• Darryl Rahn and Stephen Babcock - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• David Wax Museum, Darlingside, and Haroula Rose - the Hamilton
• Floetry and Kris Kelli - Howard Theatre - sold out
• Greg Holden - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jack Kilby - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jan Knutson (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• John Hiatt (acoustic) and Rick Brantley - Birchmere
• Lena Seikaly celebrates Ella - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Near Northeast, the Loom, Marian McLaughlin, and the False Witnesses - Velvet Lounge
• Pierre Bensusan - Jammin' Java
• the Reginald Cyntje Group - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• SFJazz Collective - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Suuns and John Congolton - DC9
• Triathalon, Earring, and Jauze - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Zoogma and Broccoli Samurai - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 28 April 2016 [link to this day]

• After Jack - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Ana Moura - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bunny Wailer - Howard Theatre
• Buster Williams: "Something More" - with Renee Rosnes & Jeff "Tain" Watts - Blues Alley (Two shows - Rescheduled from 1/21/16)
• Dan Bern and Cliff Hillis - IOTA Club & Café
• David Wax Museum and Darlingside - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Dickvandykes, Waking Lily, Park Snakes, and Narkotronik - Velvet Lounge
• Elephant Revival - 9:30 Club
• Father - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Floetry and Kris Kelli - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Helio Sequence and Honduras - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hemlines, Shellshag, Teenage Halloween, and Foster Carrots - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Hillsong United - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Humble Fire - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• the Independents, Blinding Eye Dog, and Savage Remains - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jonathan Parker Quintet - the Potter's House [1658 Columbia Rd NW, WDC]
• Kawehi and the Weekend Riot - Jammin' Java
• Lewis Black (The Emperor's New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour) - Warner Theatre
• the Lone Bellow with members of the BSO - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD] (BSO Pulse)
• Lyle Link - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Maryjo Mattea & a Pile of Dudes (EP release), Party Like It's, and Uptown Boys Choir - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Najee - Birchmere
• the National Parks, the Brevet, and Radio Birds - DC9
• National Symphony Orchestra (James Gaffigan, conductor) with Storm Large (vocals) and Hudson Shad (vocal quartet): Rodgers's Carousel Waltz; Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins; Dvorak's American Suite; Ravel's La Valse - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nervosas, New Gods, Haram, Iron Cages, and Mirror Motives - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Piranhas - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Soulfly, Suffocation, Battlecross, Abnormality, Lody Kong, Crawling Manifest, and Suffer No Guilt - Baltimore SoundStage
• Teri Joyce & the Tagalongs - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Tom Paxton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Truck Farmers - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• TT the Artist - Queen of the Beat (album release concert), Mighty Mark, TSU (Team Squad Up), Bounge, Phizzals, DJ Holliwood, and Histo Hanson - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Washington National Opera Preview - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Youth Code, Technophobia, Venal Flesh, and DJs Richard Reich & Elijvh Arms - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD]


Friday, 29 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Alarke, SMX, and the Coal Miner Collective - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Among Wolves, June Star (7" release show), Snakes, and the Agitators - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Bear Mountain and Young Empires - DC9
• Black Masala, Big Mama Shakes, and Slavic Soul Party - IOTA Club & Café
• Buster Williams: "Something More" - with Renee Rosnes & Jeff "Tain" Watts - Blues Alley (Two shows - Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Charles Lloyd and Jason Moran - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• Colors DC - Howard Theatre
• the Darkest Timeline - Bump 'n' Grind [1200 East West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD]
Declassified: Cabaret of Sins featuring Storm Large with the Natonal Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Dirty Heads and RDGLDGRN - Fillmore Silver Spring (Jailbreak Brewing Party)
• Dying Fetus, the Acacia Strain, Jungle Rot, Black Crown Initiate, Reaping Asmodeia, Silent on Fifth Street, Encasing Embrace, and March To Victory - Baltimore SoundStage (Metal Alliance Tour)
• Elijah Balbed - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Elliphant - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Free Children of Earth, Teen Death, New Gods, and Kid Claws - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• George Perris - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• GWUG presents: Smells Like a Turnip - Sir E.U., Kaywon, Dylan the Gypsy, Zeroni, GWUG, WU - Velvet Lounge
• High Voltage (AC/DC tribute) - State Theatre
• Horrendous, Crypt Sermon, Scorched, Bound By the Grave, and Bestial Evil - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Hot Sardines - Birchmere
• Hudson Mohawke - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• James A. Johnson Young Artist Series: the Muffinz - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jamie Kilstein and the Agenda - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Jouska and Noble Giants - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Justin Bieber - Verizon Center (Purpose World Tour)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Let's Dance the Tour 2016: Silento, ILoveMemphis (F/K/A/Iheart), We Are Toonz, Dlow, 99 Percent - DAR Constitution Hall
• Lewis Black (The Emperor's New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour) - Warner Theatre
• Little War Twins, Alex Van's Bad Business, Hello Dharma, and Margot MacDonald - Black Cat (Mainstage)
M3 Rock Festival, Day 1: Vince Neil, Kix, LYNCH MOB, Britney Fox, Enuff Z'nuff, Gabbie Rae, 86 Bullets - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Maid of Heaven film screening with Rêve, TM Lockemy, Tony Nikolas & The Nicotines, Slow Lights, and Erica Ashley - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Marc Delgado (from Wounded Knee) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Miami Horror, Beacon, Foreign Air, and Will Eastman - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 1/24/16 - Late Show - 10 PM)
• Miss Kittin - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Nicole Saphos Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Noah Gundersen - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Opera and the French Revolution - Lisner Auditorium
• the Quebe Sisters - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Residents present Shadowland - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5:30 PM)
• Secret Society - AMP
• Venn, Aerial View, and Lenclair - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• White Ford Bronco - Gypsy Sally's
• Wildhoney, Bond Street District, Romantic States, Post Pink, and Baklavaa - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Yuna - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Saturday, 30 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Ferguson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• André Galluzzi and Andy Grant - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) - sold out
• Big Wild - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Bobby Thompson Project and Horsehead - IOTA Club & Café
• Bosley and Big Mama Shakes - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Brothers Comatose - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• BSO: Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev Variations on a Rococo Theme - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Buster Williams: "Something More" - with Renee Rosnes & Jeff "Tain" Watts - Blues Alley (Two shows - Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Cargo & the Heavy Lifters and Justin Donnelly - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
• the Darkness and RavenEye - Baltimore SoundStage (Back to the USSA Tour 2016)
• Dianne Reeves - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (1 PM Show)
• A Different Animal and Null Tropics - Velvet Lounge
• Fat White Family and Dilly Dally - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Fellowcraft, Technicians, and Hundredth Nomad - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Flag of Democracy, Soul Glo, Glittoris, Bidet, and Psychic Subcreatures - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Folk Soul Revival - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Hot Strings and Flying Feet with guest artist The Claire Lynch Band and Teelin Irish Dance Company and live music by Footwerks' Band - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Jaime Kilstein - IOTA Club & Café (4 PM Afternoon Show - All Ages)
• Jared Evan, Bumi Cult, and Cawl Stead - DC9
Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Fest: Spirit Family Reunion, Magic Giant, Forlorn Strangers, Dori Freeman, Bumper Jacksons, Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, the Plate Scrapers, Bud's Collective, Letitia Van Sant, Lowland Hum, Burt the Dirt, Second String Band, By & By, Circa Blue, Near Northeast, Jonny Grave, Only Lonesome, the Delafield String Band, Atoka Chase, Ballad've, Run Come See, Peyote Pilgrim, Brian Farrow & What Got Over, Slow Down Tommy, Veve & Tha Rebels, the Torches, the Iris Bell, Oh He Dead, Bearcat Wildcat, Smoke n' Mangos, Rye & Dirty, Hollertown, Gravel Road Bluegrass, Heavy Traffic Ahead, Calamity Row, the Charlie Bucket Project, Herb & Hanson, Handsome Hound, Don Kim, Captain Krunch & the Taste Brigade, Blue Plains, Jahmel Daliya - Kingman Island [575 Oklahoma Ave NE, WDC]
• Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams and Erin & the Wildfire - Gypsy Sally's
• Lera Lynn - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Lil B and Deuce B - Bulldog Alley [3800 Reservoir Rd NW, WDC] (WGTB Spring Concert)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
M3 Rock Festival, Day 2: Tesla, Queensryche, Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Night Ranger, Slaughter, Quiet Riot, Y&T, L.A. Guns, Firehouse, ADLER, Steelheart, Faster Pussycat, Heaven's Edge, Every Mother's Nightmare, Bad Seed Rising - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Maggie Rose and the Morrison Brothers Band - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Maija Rejman - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Majah Hype - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 1/23/16 - two shows: 3 PM & 7 PM)
• the Mersey Beatles - AMP
Meow Meow - Wolf Trap (the Barns) CANCELLED
• National Symphony Orchestra (James Gaffigan, conductor) with Storm Large (vocals) and Hudson Shad (vocal quartet): Rodgers's Carousel Waltz; Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins; Dvorak's American Suite; Ravel's La Valse - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicole Saphos Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• NOFX, Direct Hit!, and Mephiskapheles - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Hepatitis Bathtub Tour)
• Offlines Project featuring Yinon Muallem & Guy Mintus - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Saddle 6 Pack (CD release), Manners Manners, and Degenerettes - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sadistic Vision, Terminal Resolution, Crawling Manifest, and Eye of the Destroyer - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Convergence of Death)
• Slander and Boombox Cartel - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Stranger (Billy Joel tribute) - State Theatre
• the Thermals, Summer Cannibals, and Amanda X - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tom Browne & Jeane Carn - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Waifs with Ruby Boots - Birchmere
• Wet Brain, Black Lung, Snakefeast, and Blood Mist - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Sunday, 1 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Annette Wasilik, Waldkind Sieben, Suzanne Brindamour, Georgie Jessup, Teporah Bilezekian, and Caroline Ferrante - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC] (Songwriters Against Sexual Assault: Project Dearborn)
• Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Buster Williams: "Something More" - with Renee Rosnes & Jeff "Tain" Watts - Blues Alley (Two shows - Rescheduled from 1/24/16)
• Children of the Gospel Choir & Children's Chorus of Washington - Lincoln Theatre (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Chuck Prophet and Michael Fracasso - IOTA Club & Café
• Cowboy Junkies - Birchmere
• Dais and Aaron Leitko (mem. Protect-U) - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Eric Daino, Black Rhinoceros, Birdhouse, and Nox - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Moved from the Takoma Park VFW)
Eric Daino, Black Rhinoceros, Birdhouse, and Nox - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD] MOVED TO THE ELECTRIC MAID
• the Gothard Sisters - Saint Mark Presbyterian Church [10701 Old Georgetown Rd, North Bethesda, MD]
• Heyitsluka and Cane - Baltimore SoundStage
• Holly Montgomery Band (CD release) - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Holy White Hounds - Rock & Roll Hotel NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• J Boog and Hirie - the Hamilton
• Jacques - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Jennifer Koh, Ursula Oppens, Frederic Rzewski - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Joseph and Liz Anne - Jammin' Java
• M.Ward and NAF - 9:30 Club
• Muuy Biien - DC9
• Sammy Shelor with Scott Slay and the Rail - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• Tarana - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• the Waifs and Ruby Boots - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Wild Belle and James Supercave - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Wild Feathers and Shelters - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• WPA: Murray Perahia (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Monday, 2 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Bob Boilen (NPR's All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk) in conversation with Carrie Brownstein - 6th & I
• the Chemistry Project - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Death Index, Olivia Neutron-John, Wildhoney, and Radiator Greys - Café Saint-Ex [1847 14th St NW, WDC]
• Hellyeah, Escape the Fate, New Years Day, and From Ashes to New - Baltimore SoundStage (We're All In This Together Tour)
• Local H - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Matt Tarka with Friends (CD release show) and Derek Evry - IOTA Club & Café
• Robby Krieger (of the Doors) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sales - DC9
• School Without Walls: Stage Band and Concert Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Snarky Puppy - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Sophie Auster, Lenore LeNoire, and Stephen Lee - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tanner Carlton and Torrey B - Galaxy Hut
• the Trews and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 3 May 2016 [link to this day]

• ABC's Nashville in Concert: Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Aubrey Peeples - DAR Constitution Hall
• Bon Oui Qui in concert with Group 1 Crew presented by Anjelah Johnson - Warner Theatre
• Born Ruffians and On An On - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Candlebox - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Dash Dip Rock - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Emma G, Simone Finally, and Zachary Ryan Parkman - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Familiar Faces - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Freddie Gibbs, Jay IDK, and Dutch Capital - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jacquees - Howard Theatre
• the Jam with Gary Grainger and Friends - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Janiva Magness - the Hamilton
• Jazzy Blu - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joshua Davis - Jammin' Java
• ManDancing, Milo in the Doldrums, and Mary Mary Quite Contrary - Helium Haus [6209 Waterway Dr, Falls Church, VA]
• Robby Krieger's Jam Kitchen (performing music of the Doors) - Birchmere
• Vetiver and Slow Lights - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Yale Whiffenpoofs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Young Thug - 9:30 Club - sold out


Wednesday, 4 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie: Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour - St. John's College - Francis Scott Key Auditorium [60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD]
Bane, Boy Sets Fire, Expire, and Give - DC9 MOVED TO THE ROCK & ROLL HOTEL
• Bane, Boy Sets Fire, Expire, and Give - Rock & Roll Hotel (Moved from DC9)
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Blues Alley (Two shows) CANCELLED
• A Day To Remember, Parkway Drive, and State Champs - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) - sold out
• Filter, Orgy, Vampires Everywhere, and Death Valley High - Howard Theatre (Make America Hate Again Tour)
• Freddie Gibbs - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Gina Sobel - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Hellier Ulysses, Go Cozy, Dove Lady, Gordon In the Nude, Time Toss, and Tall Friend - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Javier Colon (from NBC's The Voice) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kimise Lee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires and No Ice - DC9
• Michale Graves (ex-Misfits), Summer's End, PAIN, Silence the Requiem, the Sonic Creeps, and Ampalling Infection - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• the Nasar Abadey Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• the Next Step Band and Ten Feet Tall - Gypsy Sally's
• NRBQ vs Los Straightjackets - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Parachute and Jon McLaughlin - 9:30 Club
• Santigold and DonMonique - Baltimore SoundStage (We Buy Gold Tour)
• University of Maryland students: contemporary Broadway Cabaret - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Vetiver and the Range of Light Wilderness - the Hamilton


Thursday, 5 May 2016 [link to this day]

• the Afro-Cuban All Stars - Howard Theatre
• Ame (DJ set) and Solar - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Ame (DJ Set) and Solar - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bane (the final tour), Boysetsfire, Expire, and Give - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Beartooth, Stray From the Path, My Ticket Home, and Former - Baltimore SoundStage
• Billy Hart ft. Ethan Iverson - AMP
• the Brian Jonestown Massacre - 9:30 Club
• Cracker - State Theatre
• Del the Funky Homosapien and Sean Aanonymous - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Delicate Steve, Mac McCaughan (Superchunk) & the Non Believers, Alexander F, and Sneaks - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dweezil Zappa & the Zappa Plays Zappa Band perform the music of Dweezil Zappa (Via Zammata' Tour) - with opener Reformed Whores - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 2/2/16)
• Empire Strikes Brass and Jamison & Double O Soul - the Hamilton
• Eric Sommer - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Estelle and Familiar Faces - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Honey Island Swamp Band and Con Brio - Gypsy Sally's
• Jacober, Moss of Aura, Amy Reid, and DJ Nerftoss - Soft House [1511 Guilford Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Jau Ocean and Hot Dirt - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Jennifer Knapp and Roses & Revolutions - Jammin' Java
• Jim Norton - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Julian Lage - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Karen Jonas - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Knoimnot, Franklin, Fung Sway, and Martin J. Ballou - Velvet Lounge ("Would You Vibe With Me")
• Los Lobos - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Matthew Logan Vasquez of Delta Spirit, Reverend Baron, and Dustin Lovelis - DC9
• Megadeth and Wilson - Fillmore Silver Spring
Music, Miles, Mari-Lus, and More: violinist Mari-Liis Uibo with pianist Shuhui (sophia) Zhoi, cellist Iva Casian Lakos, and accordion player Simone Baron - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 4/7-4/10
• Rick Alberico - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Sole & DJ Pain 1, Ardamus, WOLM, and Watusi - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Spyro Gyra - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• SS Hanami - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Suitcase Junket - IOTA Club & Café
• Woods - Rock & Roll Hotel


Friday, 6 May 2016 [link to this day]

• 29th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Air Play - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia - DAR Constitution Hall
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• B-Fly Entertainment: Liner Notes - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Ballad've, the Sun Fights, Burt the Dirt (solo), and Alexis V.O. - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Big G & Backyard Band Birthday Bash - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Buckcherry and Biters - Howard Theatre (7 PM Early Show)
• Communion featuring Basecamp, Blue Healer, Tigers Are Bad for Horses - Jammin' Java
• Dead End Lane, Enemy Insects, Olde Tigers, the Primatives, and Walk the Plank - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dial 251 for Jazz with Steve Washington - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Enter Shikari, Hands Like Houses, and the White Noise - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes - Lost Rhino Brewing [21730 Red Rum Dr, Suite 147-157, Ashburn, VA]
• Flashback - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Funk Parade preview - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Grin Again - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Grum and Christauff B2B Dave Cortex - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Jerry Jeff Walker & Band: Redneck Mother's Day Weekend - with Patrick Davis - Birchmere
• Laura Dreyer - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lou Doillon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Luther Re-Lives - AMP
• Magcon - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Overcoats, Tigers Are Bad For Horses, and Veve & Tha Rebels - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Paul Doffing - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Paula Cole - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Peelander-Z, Plrls, Cowabunga Pizza Time, and Monster Museum - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Prong, Krpytid, and Lifetime Sh!tlist - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 4/7-4/10
• Richie Fields - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ryan Beaver and Jonny Grave - DC9
• Santigold and DonMonique - Fillmore Silver Spring (We Buy Gold Tour)
• Shorts and Boots Party ft. Yarn with Will Overman Band, Mountain Ride and Con Brio - Gypsy Sally's
• Spyro Gyra - the Hamilton
Super Furry Animals - 9:30 Club POSTPONED TO 7/23/16
• Tall Friend, the UVF Rays, Mal Devisa, Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, Cold Foamers, and Romantic States - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC] (Final Above the Bayou Shows)
• Taylor McFerrin and Cautious Clay - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Winterpills and Luray - IOTA Club & Café


Saturday, 7 May 2016 [link to this day]

• 18th Street Singers: Unexpected Journeys: New Rhythms from New Composers - National City Christian Church [5 Thomas Circle NW, WDC]
• 29th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Accidents, Valencia, Technicians, and Zero Holds (acoustic) - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia - DAR Constitution Hall (Rescheduled from 4/7/16)
• Arts on the Horizon presents Blossom's Rainbow (Target Family Night) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ate, Lenclair, and Telyscope - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Aztec Sun, Sub-Urban Sol, and DJ Jon Q - DC9 (DC Funk Parade)
• Bill O'Reilly and Dennis Miller - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Birth (Defects), Bested, and Machine Drift - Stem Graphics Printshop [1301 Continental Drive Suite 110, Abingdon, MD] (City Cloak Launch Party)
• Blame Canada (Rush tribute) with Mark Schenker (Kix) - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Boat Burning - Adams Morgan Plaza [Columbia & 18th St NW, WDC] (Adams Morgan Summer Concert Series - 5 PM to 7 PM)
• Boston: 40th Anniversary and Rob Fahey & the Pieces - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• BSO: A Celebration of Uncommon Women - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cartoon Johnny (CD release party) and Pitches Be Crazy - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Cate Le Bon and Mega Bog - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Citydance Dreamscape 2016 Directed by Rasta Thomas - Lincoln Theatre
• David Grollman, Mel Nichols, and Weed Tree - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• the Dawn Drapes, Peyote Pilgrim, and Dear Creek - IOTA Club & Café
• Delta Rae and Aubrie Sellers - the Hamilton
• Flow Hip Hop & the Church - Al B Sure, Angie Stone, Peter Gunz, & Flow - Warner Theatre
• Hot Buttered Rum and the Herd of Main Street - Gypsy Sally's
• Idjut Boys - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, A Thousand Horses, and Dee Jay Silver - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Jay & the Americans, Dennis Tufano (of the Buckinghams), Charlie Thomas's Drifters, Shirley Alston Reeves (of the Shirelles), and Emil Stucchio & the Classics - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD] (Pop, Rock, & Doo-Wop Live)
• Jerry Jeff Walker & Band: Redneck Mother's Day Weekend - with Patrick Davis - Birchmere
Jodeci, El Debarge, Faith Evans, Blackstreet, 112, the Lox, Carl Thomas, Total, and Black Rob - Verizon Center (Ladies Night R&B Super Jam) Postponed to 5/8/16 due to NHL Playoff Game
• Joe Clair & Friends - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• John K Band (featuring John Kadlecik of Further, Dark Star Orchestra, Golden Gate Wingmen) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Laura Dreyer - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lvl Up, Big Hush, Paperhaus, and Furnsss - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC] (Final Above the Bayou Shows)
• Meatbot, Exoplanets, and Flat Daddy - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Mellow Diamond, Super! Silver! Haze!, and Hothead - Comet Ping Pong
• Morbus 666, Helgardh, Xeukatre, Immaculate Deception, Sickdeer, and Blood Wraith - Riverside Lounge [11272 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Moved from Schizophrenia Hall)
Morbus 666, Helgardh, Xeukatre, Immaculate Deception, Sickdeer, and Blood Wraith - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD] MOVED TO RIVERSIDE LOUNGE
• Necrot (members of Vastum and Saviours), Skulsh!tter, Bestial Evil, Bound By the Grave, and Brainpan - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the New Romance (80s tribute) - with dance floor! - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the New Stew featuring Corey Glover & Roosevelt Collier performing the album Bill Withers Live at Carnegie Hall - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Olivia Millerschin and Paul Santori's Random Opponent - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• PitchBlak Brass Band, Nappy Riddem, and Fort Knox Five ft. Qdup (DJ Set) - U St Music Hall (Funk Parade - 7 PM)
• Projected Man and Of Tomorrow - Velvet Lounge (Funk Parade)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 4/7-4/10
• REV909: Daft Punk/French House Tribute & Indie Dance Classics with Will Eastman, Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sommore, Earthquake, Gary Owen, and Arnez J - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (the Royal Comedy Tour)
the Sonics, the Woggles, Barrence Whitfield & the Savages, and Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness - 9:30 Club CANCELLED
• Sound Makers Union and Buffalo40 - Denizens Brewing [1115 East-West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD]
• Stacked Like Pancakes, Last to Fire, Never Ending Fall, and T.E.A.M. - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Super Unison, Iron Cages, Joe Biden, Bust Off, and Short Skirt - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Tacha Coleman Parr - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Tashi Dorji, Marisa Anderson, and Roche + Schorre Duo - Red Room at Normal's Books & Records [425 E. 31st St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tomato Dodgers (last show with Joe), the Radiographers, Humbalaya, Otis Infrastructure, Todo Mas, Sungazing, Karmik, and Kai Orion - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD] (WMUC Fundraiser - 3 PM show)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
VinoFest Wine & Music Festival 2016: Jon Batiste and Stay Human, The Original Wailers, Trouble Funk, Paperhaus, Rare Essences, Tigers are Bad for Horses, Anastasia Antoinette - Yards Park [355 Water St SE, WDC]
• Zomboy and Ghastly - Baltimore SoundStage (Neon Grave Tour)


Sunday, 8 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Animal Mother - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Capital City Symphony: Great Masters, Young Stars - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Damien Escobar - Howard Theatre
• Eddy Faulkner (EP release show) and Jason Kutchma - IOTA Club & Café
• Flow Hip Hop & the Church - Al B Sure, Angie Stone, Peter Gunz, & Flow - Warner Theatre (3 PM Matinee Sho)
• Frightened Rabbit and Caveman - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Generational Jazz Combo - Bossa
• Ghost - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Hector Ub, Rock de Madera, Asociacion Ilicita, Insani, and Sangre Inedita - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• James Wolf, Insect Factory, and Dennis Kane - Galaxy Hut (Verses Records Showcase)
• Jared & the Mill - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Jodeci, El Debarge, Faith Evans, Blackstreet, 112, the Lox, Carl Thomas, Total, and Black Rob - Verizon Center (Ladies Night R&B Super Jam - Presented by MAJIC 102.3 - Rescheduled from 5/7/16)
• Leftover Salmon - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lukas Graham and Daye Jack - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
Mad Tiger: Peelander-Z Documentary - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Max Frost and Rozes - DC9
• the McLean Youth Orchestra (MYO) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Metropolis Ensemble - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Mother's Finest - Birchmere
• Oran Etkin with Steve Nelson, Rudy Royston, Helen Sung - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (3 PM Show)
• Pregnant, the UVF Rays, and Suffer Dragon - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (Escape from DC Brunch XIII - 1 PM)
Ramsey Lewis - Blues Alley (Two shows) SHOWS ARE 4/7-4/10
• the Rat Pack featuring Frank, Dino, and Sammy - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 12:15 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Sevendust, Trivium, Like a Storm, and Westfield Massacre - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Solids, Stove, and Clique - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Spectrum - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Stephanie Mills, Marvin Sapp, Erica Campbell, Travis Greene, and Tasha Cobbs - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (A Mother's Day Celebration)
• Street Corner Symphony - Jammin' Java
• Thurston Moore, J. Robbins, and Give - Black Cat (Backstage - Boycot Cancer: A Benefit for John Stabb)


Monday, 9 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Art Daniels Band and Tired & Tangled - Galaxy Hut
• Avers, the Can't Tells, and Wanted Man - DC9
• Bring Me the Horizon, '68, and Silver Snakes - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Chris Isaak: First Comes the Night Tour - Birchmere
• Classified Frequency - Jammin' Java
• Comedy Bang! Bang! Live! Starring Scott Aukerman, with guests Paul F Tompkins & Lauren Lapkus, and opening act Neil Campbell - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Distant Cousins and Jonny Grave - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• Kiefer Sutherland and Austin Plaine - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Lapsley and Morly - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• MNWA, Eyelet, Gillian Carter, and Mostly Only - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Nadia Hashimi - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Old 97s, Heartless Bastards, and BJ Barham (of American Aquarium) - 9:30 Club
• Shawn Allen - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Spook School, Bad Moves, and Lauren Denitzio - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Woodrow Wilson High School Vocal Music Program - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 10 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Animal Collective and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Animal Collective DJ Set with Avey Tare & Geologist - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Babymetal - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Bill Harris Trio with Tommy Cecil & Tony Martucci - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Buckethead - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Chris Isaak: First Comes the Night Tour - Birchmere
• the Cowards Choir (Name the Fear album release) with visual score by Small Creatures; plus openers the Duskwhales - Jammin' Java
• DC Youth Orchestra with DC Youth Orchestra's Children's Orchestra and Washington Performing Arts' Capitol Strings Students - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Gurf Morlix - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• La Luz, Las Rosas, Maxine, and Amor Fatigue - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the New Stew featuring Corey Glover & Roosevelt Collier with Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics - the Hamilton
• NIAH, Caustic Casanova, Xeukatre, At the Graves, and Elagabalus - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Ought, Priests, and Sneaks - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Plants & Animals, Wintersleep, and the North Country - DC9
• the Posies - Secret Pop-Up Show [DC]
• Sixx: A.M., Cilver, and Nightbridge - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Soundscapes 2 - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Staffers, Dave Klinger, and the Red Fetish - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Suffer Dragon, Pregnant, Skunto, Soothsayer, and Murderboats - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]


Wednesday, 11 May 2016 [link to this day]

100 Years of Classical Croatian Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Adam & Chris Carroll, Domenic Cicala, and Braddock Station Garrison - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Albert Cummings - the Hamilton
• Animal Collective and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Bernhoft, the Shudderbugs, and Jonny P - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Black Lips, Hank Wood & the Hammerheads, and VLMA - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Blue October and Danny Malone - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Boyce Avenue - Fillmore Silver Spring POSTPONED TO 9/27/16
• Brahja Waldman Ensemble and Jamal Moore - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Buckethead - Howard Theatre
• Casey Abrams and Eli Pafumi - Jammin' Java
• Claw, Slow Groan, the Vulnerable, and Station - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Crystal Fighters, Chela, and Psymon Spine - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Default Handshake, Lou Talbot, and Dogwoods - Lamont Street Collective [1822 Lamont St NW, WDC]
• Good Graeff and the Duskwhales - DC9
• Hoax Pain, Mir Fontane, Nappy Nappy, AnkhleJohn, Raheim Supreme, Franko Murray, Yung Nilo, and Atomos - Velvet Lounge (Black Balloon Tour)
• Iris Dement & Loudon Wainwright III - Birchmere
• Jason Yeager/Ben Roseth Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• John Hiatt - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Julia Pox, Dove Lady, and the Meer - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• the Junkie Twins and Orchester Prazevica - Bossa
• Kimberly Kong (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Marchfourth A Steamfunk Rock-n-Roll Circus Party with the Harry Belles - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Midnight Snack and Wylder - Gypsy Sally's
• New Madrid and Witch Coast - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Opiuo - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Otep, Lacey Sturm, September Mourning, Through Fire, and Doll Skin - Baltimore SoundStage (Generation Doom Tour)
• Rochelle Rice: Carmen McRae Reimagined - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Screaming Females, Aye Nako, Peach Kelli Pop, Big Mouth, and Claw - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Stephen Spano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Wild Nothing and Charlie Hilton - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Thursday, 12 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Art Alexakis (of Everclear): Songs & Stories - State Theatre
• Big Lazy and the El Reys - Bossa
• Brahja Waldman and Organix Trio - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Claude VonStroke and Julius Jetson - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• A Day To Remember, State Champs, and Guns Out at Sundown - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Day Wave and Color Palette - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Do Peterson and Austin Potter (of Tapes and Tubes) with Musa (of Ambassadors of Morning) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Erin McKeown and Kerry Hallett (Heart Harbor) - IOTA Club & Café
• Eternal Summers, New Madrid, the Yellow Albatross, and Slurred Words - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hit the Lights, Seaway, Boston Manor, and Can't Swim - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Hollertown - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Hop Along, Speedy Ortiz, and Two Inch Astronaut - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Jamie Broumas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Judy Collins and Caitlin Canty - Lincoln Theatre (Presented by Americans United for Separation fo Church and State) Cancelled
• Kathy Mattea - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, Light Beams, and Sistr Mid9ight - Comet Ping Pong
• Leo Moran & Davy Carton (of the Saw Doctors) - Jammin' Java
• the Mostly Dead, Cut Up, Holdfast, and Canker Blossom - Velvet Lounge
• Ms. Lauryn Hill - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Nighthawks and Steady Rollin Bob Margolin (CD Release) - Gypsy Sally's
• the NRIs and Underlined Passages - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Parquet Courts and B Boys - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Pentatonix, Us the Duo, and AJ Lehrman - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Sam Moss, Marian McLaughlin & Ethan Foote, and Alex Tebeleff - Upshur Street Books [827 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Screaming Females, Aye Nako, and Nox - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Skum City, the Unabombers, and Bust Off - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the SOS Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Steve Siekkinen (of Questionsinletters) & Ella Reid - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Titus Andronicus and La Sera - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• WNO's Ring Company in Concert - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• X Ambassadors, Robert DeLong, and Sara Hartman - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]


Friday, 13 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Amy Domingues & Dennis Kane - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (12 PM Show)
Anasazi, Haram, and Kombat - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] MOVED TO THE BELL FOUNDRY in BALTIMORE
• Aztec Sun and Stoop Kids - Gypsy Sally's
Baltimore Electronic Music 2016 Springfest Concert One: Derek Jones "Interplekt", Paolo Valladolid "Governor Silver", Ryan Biller "Different Creatures", Rick Kowalski "Spooky Action", John Saint John "Winston PSmith", Dave Vosh, Bev Stanton & Clay Harris "Cat Canary & the Grins" - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Benito Gonzalez - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Big Pants & Hot Flashes - AMP
• Brooks Long & the Mad Dog No Good (album release), J Pope & Funk Friday, and Lafayette Gilchrist - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Beethoven's Emperor - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dan Hubbard - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Dope Body (The End Part 1), Guerilla Toss, 83 Cutlass, and Gurl Crush - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Grimes and Tei Shi - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• Half Moon Run and Jesse Mac Cormack - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Handsome Hound, Velvet Pines, and Simone Finally - Red Panda House [1725 Irving St NW, WDC]
• Haram, Anasazi, Kombat, the Brood, and Bidet - Bell Foundry [1539 N. Calvert St, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from the Pinch in DC)
• Height Keech, Eze Jackson, PT Burnem, the Electric Grandmother, Drop Lockers, and Mental Static - Velvet Lounge (Rap Round Robin 2016)
• Hundredth Nomad, Ménage À Garage, and Lanternfish - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• Ingrid Jensen (jazz trumpet and flugelhorn) with her jazz ensemble - Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• John Eddie Band and Gary Douglas Band - Jammin' Java
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• the Kickback and Wild Love - DC9
• Larry Gomez presents: Deleuze, Nomadic Thought, & the Shamanic Drum - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lewis Brice - Hard Rock Café [999 E St NW, WDC] (Police Week Kick-Off)
• the Mahoney Brothers - Long Live the Beatles - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Melba Moore - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Metro Chucks, Richard Gumby, Textbook Fascist, a MARC Train Home, and the Metronomicon - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Mountain Heart and Darrell Scott - the Hamilton
• MYA - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
• the Obsessed, the Atomic Bitchwax, and Karma to Burn - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Ola Fresca - Bossa
• Olivia Mancini, Fluffer, K Pasa USA, and Antonette Garoch - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Penguin Prison, ASTR, and Savoir Adore - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Phillip "Doc" Martin and Blake Aaron: Sax & Strings - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
REACT Showcase 2016 Pre-Show: Stand Off, Line of Sight, Soft Grip, Nerve Endings, Bitter Taste - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Reggaefest vs. Soca - Howard Theatre (Late show - 10 PM)
• Rooney's Shoe (album release), Crazy & the Brains, Cut UP, Canker Blossom, and Matt Pless & Nature Boys - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Rudimental (DJ Set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• South Carolina Broadcasters - Saint Mark Presbyterian Church [10701 Old Georgetown Rd, North Bethesda, MD]
• Strfkr, Com Truise, and Fake Drugs - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Thy Art Is Murder, Rings of Saturn, Fit For an Autopsy, and Dark Sermon - Baltimore SoundStage (the Coffin Dragger Tour)
• Two Ton Twig and the Plank Stompers - IOTA Club & Café
• Walter Beasley - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 5/20/16)
• We Are Scientists and Prism Tats - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Weight: Songs of The Band featuring former members of The Band, Levon Helm Band, & Rick Danko Group - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 14 May 2016 [link to this day]

• 4Ever Chuck feat. Chuck Brown Band with Sugar Bear & EU and Junk Yard Band - Howard Theatre
• Alive & Well, Aerial View, King Guru, Moniker, and Gypsy Thug - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
Baltimore Electronic Music 2016 Springfest Concert Two: Travis Johns "VauxFlores", Amber Dunleavy "Echolalia", Mike Marcus "Tonsil", Julius Bucsis, Bev Stanton "Arthur Loves Plastic", Keith Sinzinger "FastForty", Dave Vosh & Keith Sinzinger "Faster Not Safer" - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Benito Gonzalez - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Big O & Dukes Live present Dugi B's Yacht Rock Spectacular - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Billy Connolly - Warner Theatre (High Horse Tour)
• Breakbot, De Lux, and Martin Miguel - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Brooks Wheelan, Josh Kuderna, Mike Quindlen, Jessica Murphy Garrett, and Stefan Subotichi - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Chopteeth - AMP
• Collider, Milo in the Doldrums, Mitchel Evan & the Mangrove, and Kid Claws - IOTA Club & Café
• Corners, Stars & the Sea, Dream Ride, and Colora - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Cue the Deer - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Darrell Scott - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Do Peterson - Clarendon Presbyterian Church [1305 N. Jackson, Arlington, VA]
• Dope Body (the End Part 2), Earth Eater, and Chain & the Gang - Floristree [405 West Franklin St, Baltimore, MD]
• Fruit Bats and Promise Land Sounds - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gary Taylor - Birchmere
Ginger Baker's Air Force 3 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) CANCELLED
• Green River Junction, Burt the Dirt, and Tony Kenneth - Velvet Lounge
• Jana Kramer, Sam Grow, and Tom Dixon - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Kills and LA Witch - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Kim Scudera with Batida Diferente - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kustom Made - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Melba Moore - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Middleway Music Studio Concert XII - Howard Theatre (12 PM Show)
• Mirrors & Wires, Enemy Insects, Echo Hey Hello, and Tendrills - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Food Not Bombs Benefit)
• Mother's Oven - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mr. Mid-Atlantic USofA Contest & Drag Show - Baltimore SoundStage
• Patina Miller - Strathmore (Music Center - Strathmore Annual Spring Gala)
REACT Showcase 2016: Mindset (last show ever), Praise, True Love, Give, Insist, True Identity, Keep It Clear, Break Away, Warxgames, Ancient Heads, Union of Faith, Free, Stuck Pigs - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Runaway Gin (tribute to Phish) and Moogatu - Gypsy Sally's
• Salt N Pepa with Spinderella, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Rob Base, All 4 One, and Young MC - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (I Love the 90s)
• Sandaraa (Zeb Bangash + Michael Winograd) with Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Savannah Harris Trio - Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• A Sound of Thunder, Iris Divine, Cab Ride Home, and Lord - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
Sweetlife Festival: the 1975, Halsey, Flume, Grimes, PartyNextDoor, Blondie, Eagles of Death Metal, Mac DeMarco, Thundercat, Vince Staples, Shamir, Wolf Alice, DIIV, Prinze George - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ noon)
• Trashcan Sinatras - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Walkaways and Wes Tucker & the Skillets - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• The Weight (feat. former members of The Band, Levon Helm Band and Rick Danko Group) - the Hamilton
• Zip (Perlon) - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]


Sunday, 15 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Astronautalis and Ceschi & Factor Chandelier - DC9
• the Avett Brothers and Brett Dennen - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Barb Jungr with Laurence Hobgood - AMP
• Bob Murad - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Brooks Wheelan (Comedy at the Kennedy Center) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• BSO: Beethoven's Emperor - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man, and Broncho - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Curren$y - Howard Theatre
• David Nelson Band and Ten Feet Tall - Gypsy Sally's
• Drew Gibson and Run Come See - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• DS-13, Sick Fix, Iron Cages, Unknown Threat, and Brainpan - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Eddie Holman & DC's Finest (aka the Doo-Wop Cops) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Emily Henry, Kevin DeSouza, and Natalie York - IOTA Club & Café (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Front Bottoms, Brick + Mortar, and Pine Barons - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) - sold out
• Future Punx (Dull Tools) and Olivia Neutron-John - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
Ginger Baker's Air Force 3 - the Hamilton CANCELLED
• Graham Parker - Jammin' Java
• Horse Feathers and Korey Dane - the Hamilton
• Ian Nagoski: Ecstatic & Wingless: Bird-Human Interaction on 78rpm Discs ca. 1909-44 - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• IRITS - Bossa
• Jo Dee Messina - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 4:30 PM All-Ages Matinee & 7:30 PM 21+ Show)
• Locktender, Lentic Waters, Eyelet, Neck Breather, and Psychic Readings - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Matt Townsend, Selfish Sunday Band, Siena Marie, and the Foleys - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Melba Moore - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nelson Dougherty - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Olivia Mancini and Yours Truly Michele - Galaxy Hut
• Ozomatli and Big Tony & Trouble Funk - Lincoln Theatre (JusticeAid Concert Benefit for the CFSY (Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth) and NJDC (National Juvenile Defender Center))
• Paear, Nine of Swords, and Julian - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Pinkwench and Telyscopes - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• Robbi Cohn & Dead Images: Celebrating 30 Years of Music and Photography - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Safam - 6th & I
• Sebastian Bach and Santa Cruz - State Theatre
• Small Houses - IOTA Club & Café
• Spring Chinese Concert - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sweet Honey in the Rock - Birchmere
• Vérité - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Whitechapel, Fit for a King, the Plot In You, Enterprise Earth, Silent on Fifth Street, Encasing Embrace, AluKah, and the New Reign - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]


Monday, 16 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Arbor Labor Union and Hyetension - DC9
• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Better Homes, Cat Janice, Kalimur, and Calm the Waters - Velvet Lounge
• Big Black Delta and Sego - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Buzz Aldrin - In Conversation with Christina Korp - 6th & I
• the Columbia Heights Education Campus: the Lincoln Middle School Band, CHEC Orchestra, CHEC Concert Band, and the CHEC Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Dominic Fragman and Lost Civilizations experimental music project - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Edmund Burke School Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (9 PM Show)
• the Fabulous Thunderbirds - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• False Punk, Socialite, and Bidet - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Future Punx, Olivia Neutron-John, and Pearie Sol - Galaxy Hut
• Georgetown Day School Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (7 PM Show)
• Lany (the Make Out Tour) and Odessa - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Mathrat, Sioux Falls, Whale Bones, and Schroeder - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• Simo and Owen Campbell - Jammin' Java
• the Sword, Purson, and From Beyond - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Wharf Rats and the Foggy Bottom Whomp Stompers - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Yeasayer and Young Magic - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 17 May 2016 [link to this day]

2077 directed by Erica Rebollar in collaboration with RebollarDance and John Moletress - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Adia Victoria and the Grey A - DC9
• Big Black Delta and Sego - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bradd Marquis - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• C. Spencer Yeh, Luke Stewart, and Aaron Leitko - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (The Preparation presented by Creative Music in DC)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Flatbush Zombies, A$AP Twelvyy, and Remy Banks - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Floating Points (live) and Faltydl - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lauren White - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Rogue Wave and Hey Marseilles - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Say Anything, mewithoutYou, Teen Suicide, and Museum Mouth - 9:30 Club
• Sebastian Bach - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Strawbs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Teething Veils, Extravision & Brooks Strause, the Red Fetish, and Googolplexia & Matt Harnish's Pink Guitar - Velvet Lounge
• Tony Lucca, Keaton Simons, and Paul Pfau - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 18 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Brandy Clark - Birchmere
• Bud Bronson & the Good Timers, Sidak, and the Dolly Rockers - Velvet Lounge
• Chris Urquiaga - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Cimorelli and Tre Coast - Jammin' Java
• Dominic Fragman, Velella Valhalla, and Matt Naas - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Explosions in the Sky and Disappears - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Foundation of Funk and Box Era - Baltimore SoundStage
the Foundations of Funk featuring George Porter Jr (The Meters), Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters), Eric Krasno (Soulive/Lettuce) & Neal Evans (Soulive/Lettuce) - Howard Theatre MOVED to Baltimore Soundstage
• Gemaine - DC9
• Harry Allen All Star New York Saxophone Band with Eric Alexander, Grant Stewart, and Gary Smulyan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jacob Whitesides and Shane Harper - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jlin, Tripletrain, Native Sun, and Lush - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the John Lamkin "Favorites" Jazz Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Lost Angel of Havik, KrayFKR, RadaR, Bakalis, Kandy Apple Redd, Cutty Kev, Xcel Tha Xacutiona, Derion Jai & Alejan - Takoma Station Tavern [6914 4th St NW, WDC]
• Max Hatt and Edda Glass - Bossa
• Moby: Porcelain book reading - 6th & I
• Open the Door for Three: Liz Knowles (fiddle), Kieran O'Hare (uilleann pipes), Pat Broders (bouzouki and vocals) - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Red Fetish, Nosy Mangabe, and Crispin Swank - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Silence, Blood Rust, Pellars, and Malicious Code - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Strange Machines and Mister F - Gypsy Sally's
• Strawbs - AMP
• Tombs, Corpse Light, Gloom, and Ostrov & the Offering - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Veronneau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Veve & the Rebels, Solomon Gebremichael, and Bari Latulo - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Young Hands - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Zombies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 19 May 2016 [link to this day]

• A$AP Ferg and Tory Lanez - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Level Up Tour)
• Animal Years, the Milestones, and Heavy Lights - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Apocalyptica, 10 Years, and Failure Anthem - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• B Boys, Shinji, and Diamond Sea (Sonic Youth cover band featuring Jimmy Macmil and members of Natural Velvet) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Bloc Party and the Vaccines - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Brian Regan - Warner Theatre
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
CMPVTR CLVB - the Fridge [516 8th St SE, Rear Alley, WDC] MOVED TO THE VELVET LOUNGE
• CMPVTR CLVB - Velvet Lounge (Moved from the Fridge)
• CrushnPain, Sister Grotto, C.J. Boyd, and Pleasures - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• David Liebe Hart (Adult Swim/Tim & Eric), Cartoon Weapons, and Jack On Fire - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Deanna Bogart - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Eats Everything and Lauren Lane - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Explosions in the Sky and Disappears - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Foreign Exchange - Howard Theatre
• the Fuss (EP release) and Unity Reggae Band - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Bluebeat May)
• Gwenno and the Galaxy Electric - DC9
• Hackensaw Boys (album release show) and Herb & Hanson - Gypsy Sally's
• Hellshock, Deathwish, Sadist, Vivid Sekt, and Raw Filth - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Herman Burney Ensemble - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Kogod Courtyard - Take Five!)
• Imani-Grace - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Interstate Rivals, Mathrat, Project Super, and Delta Creeps - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Jazz Band Master Class & the Capital City Voices - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Only)
• Joe Lally and DCIC - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kenny Chesney and Old Dominion - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Kino Musica - Bossa
• Mary Fagan - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mary Shaver, Laura Baron, and Janine Wilson - IOTA Club & Café
• Memory Tapes and Dance School - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mykki Blanco - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Chamber Group - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the Cactus Blossoms - the Hamilton
• Ottmar Liebert - Birchmere
• Polyon, Psychic Subcreatures, and Chill Parents - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC] (Benefit Show for Striking Verizon Workers)
• Radney Foster and Scott Kurt - Jammin' Java
• Rufus Wainwright - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Still Tide, Ms Fridrich, and Annie Stokes - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Sultans of String - AMP
• Todd Marcus Quintet featuring Don Byron - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Turtle Recall, Bells & Hunters (EP release), and Derek Evry - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Twin Peaks, Ne-Hi, and Jimmy Whispers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Vanessa Vasquez (soprano) with Danielle Orlando (pianist) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6:30 PM Show)
• the Young Novelists - House of Musical Traditions [7010 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD]


Friday, 20 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Ashley Shey, UVF Rays, and Bouboushian/Gilje/Kuehne - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Beach Slang, Potty Mouth, Dyke Drama, and Positive No - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Beauty Pill - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• Beggars Tomb - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Bent Knee (album release), the Torches, Sean Croft, and Spirit Plots - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Brian Regan - Warner Theatre
• Cinema Hearts, Walkabout, and Out On the Weekend - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• David Liebe Hart (Cartoon Network / Adult Swim / Tim & Eric) and the Creepers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dead Gods (farewell show), Call Me a Dreamer, Seer, Sharptooth, Mother Moon, and Soul Truck - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Deanna Bogart Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Devil Makes Three and Jon Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Devolver, Kysmet, One Slack Mind, Encasing Embrace, and Weird Wolf - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Digitalism Live - Nadastrom - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Eric Felten Septet - AMP
• Everyone Orchestra (conducted by Matt Butler) and Of Tomorrow - Gypsy Sally's
• Hard Working Americans featuring Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Duane Trucks, Chad Staehly and Jesse Aycock w/ Reed Foehl - Birchmere (in the Flex Stage)
• Hayes Carll and Emily Gimble - the Hamilton
• Herb Scott - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone - Howard Theatre
• Ingratitude (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jumpcuts, Distant Creatures, Black Dog Prowl, Trebel Lifter, Foglings, Rebel Tricycle Club, and the Prahns - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Matt Davis Comedy Hypnosis Show - Baltimore SoundStage
• Maxxi Soundsystem and Jimmy B - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Michaela Anne (CD Release Show) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Chamber Group - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Okayafrica Sundstage with Debo Band, Time Is Fire, Underdog the DJ with special guest Dawit Eklund - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• On the Bus and Nah - IOTA Club & Café
• Outer Spaces, Wume, and Romantic States - Current Gallery [421 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD]
• Radar EP Release (The Wavelength Vol. 1), Lost Angel of Havik, the Coolots, YUM., and DJ Shawn Smallwood (aka Destrukshawn) - Velvet Lounge
• Rome Fortune and the Range - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Shirt/Pants, Eureka California, Witching Waves, and Valencia - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Southern Culture on the Skids and Chicken Wire Gang - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Strictly Bizzness - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Walter Beasley - Birchmere Rescheduled for 5/13/16
• White Ford Bronco - 9:30 Club
• Your Mother & I Are Separating, Nox, Bucky's Fatal Mistake, and Aidan Saccocio - Comet Ping Pong


Saturday, 21 May 2016 [link to this day]

• 75 Years of Max Ochs: performances by Layne Garrett (sound) & Meredith Bove (dance), Bull Run (Ayres, Minkster, & Verrastro), Randolph Bridgeman (spoken word), Max Ochs (guitar) - Clarendon Presbyterian Church [1305 N. Jackson, Arlington, VA]
• Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Supression, Fulgora, Tentacles of God, and Brain Tentacles - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Armed Forces Day Concert - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Back to the 90s: Dammit Josie (Blink-182 tribute), Party Like It's. . . (No Doubt tribute), Garden Grove (Sublime tribute), Dashing Blumpkins (Smashing Pumpkins tribute) - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - State Theatre
• Bent Knee - Orion Sound Studios [2903 Whittington Ave, Suite C, Baltimore, MD]
• Blaqk Audio, Night Riots, and Charming Liars - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Brian Regan - Warner Theatre
• BSO: the Planets - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cat You Dog You, Capps Music, and Shaft XXL - Comet Ping Pong (Clouds Emojis by sPACYcLOUd/ Girl Skate Tribe: App Release Party)
• Delbert McClinton - Birchmere
• Di Daly - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party featuring Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, the New Romance - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gary Sinise & the LT Dan Band Concert - Howard Theatre
• Honeytomb, the Purple Orange, Plague Bubonika, and Strange Birds - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
InfieldFest at the Preakness: the Chainsmokers, Fetty Wap, All Time Low, Chris Janson, Corey Smith - Pimlico Race Course [Hayward and Winner Ave, Baltimore, MD]
Jackie Mason - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Jahman Brahman, Nappy Riddem, and the Captivators - Gypsy Sally's (School's Out Reggae Jam)
• John Lawton and High Society - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Laurel Canyon: Golden Songs of Los Angeles 1966-72 - performances by Margot MacDonald, Luke Brindley, the Sweater Set, Andy Zipf, Jonathan Sloane & Robbie Cooper, the Hummingbyrds, Tim Metz, Flo Anito, Andrea Pais, John Davis, Folkadelic, Cletus Kennelly, performing the music of the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Joni Mitchell, Crosby Stills & Nash, the Beach Boys, Mamaps & Papas, Linda Ronstadt, Carole King, the Doors, Love, Frank Zappa, Jackson Browne, and more - the Hamilton
• Loudpvck - Baltimore SoundStage
• Luxtress, Blinding Eye Dog, and Furiostatic - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Matt & Shannon Heaton - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, Brothers Osborne, Brett Young, Runaway June, Chris Lane, Lanco, and Lauren Alaina - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Novarium, Channel Volatile, Iritis, and Scarecrow's Curse - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• pantyraid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Parsonfield and Lowland Hum - IOTA Club & Café
• Post Pink, Maxine, HysterMajesty, Afia Lydia, and DJ Nova - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Rocket City Riot, Risk Ray, and the Nova-tones - Velvet Lounge
• Rooney, Mainland, and Attica Riots - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop - Lincoln Theatre
• Shenandoah Run (SR album release show) - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Slagstorm, Hexxus, and Slugthrower - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Snails, the Sneaks, Harpo, and Jumpcuts - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Moved from Baltimore Soundstage)
• Southern Culture on the Skids - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Vi-Kings - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• YahYa Abdul-Majid Trio and lecture by Baba Zak A. Kondo on the life and death of Malcolm X - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (4 PM Show - Birthday Celebration for Malcolm X)
• You Won't, Jocelyn Mackenzie, and Fellow Creatures - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)


Sunday, 22 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Aethos, Birdhouse, Nox, Selfish Sunday, and Joyce & His Rocket - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Local Youth Rock Band Show)
• the Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire - Dan & Phil - Warner Theatre
• Around the World in 20 Years: the Children's Chorus of Washington - Lisner Auditorium
• Avatar, Sunflower Dead, Downfall 2012, and Guns Out at Sundown - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bobby Thompson Project and Lauren Calve - IOTA Club & Café
• the Complete "Band On the Run" starring Denny Laine of Wings - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Corinne Bailey Rae - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Curren$y - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dais, Man Up Yancey, Julie Outrage, and Cat You Dog You - Velvet Lounge
• Danny Burns Band - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Delarcos - 3 Stars Brewing [6400 Chillum Place NW, WDC] (3 PM - 3 Stars BBQ Series)
• Diane Schuur - Birchmere
• DJ ?uestlove and DJ Baronhawk - Howard Theatre
• the Fabulous Hubcaps - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jarrett Cherner & Sarah Elizabeth Charles - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kid Claws and Skydiver - Galaxy Hut
• Miner, Silent Old Mtns., and Tomás Pagán Motta - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Neil Harpe - Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation / Archie's Blues Barbershop [4701 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD]
• Ottmar Liebert - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Peter Buchbauer (Out of My League Live Stand-Up CD/DVD recording), Ray Easter, and Kandyce August - Jammin' Java
• Peter Case - Jammin' Java (4 PM Acoustic Sunday Matinee)
• Soccer Team and Bill Beverly (author of On the Lam: Narratives of Flight in J. Edgar Hoover's America) - Busboys and Poets Takoma [235 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Story/Stereo Series)
• Vim & Vigor and Hello Dharma - DC9
• Warren Otis Fisher - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• WPA: Simone Dinnerstein (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Monday, 23 May 2016 [link to this day]

• 32nd Annual Helen Hayes Awards - Lincoln Theatre
• Air Traffic Controller - IOTA Club & Café
• Andy Black and Colours - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Arrival and BlaqCrown & the Family featuring Ant Wavy, Damon Blue, Devin White, and Layla Khepri - Howard Theatre
• Car Seat Headrest and Naked Days - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Denny Laine of Paul McCartney & Wings: The Complete Band On the Run album - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Gothard Sisters - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lacuna Coil, Painted Wives, 9Electric, and Seventh Seal - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the O'Brien Family of Jazz Celebrate Hod's 80th with Stephanie Nakasian & Veronica Swift O'Brien - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Old Man Canyon and Monogold - Jammin' Java
• Palehound, Ursula, and Snail Mail - DC9
• Walt Whitman High School Jazz Ensemble - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]


Tuesday, 24 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson, and Rob Schneider - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Albino Rhino, Automagik, and Ménage À Garage - Velvet Lounge
• Banter, Val Tambien, and Batty - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Bersuit Vergarabat + Caramelos de Cianuro - Howard Theatre
• the Body, Foehammer, Socialite (members of Sheer Mag), Phobocosm, Jail Solidarity, and Exar Kun - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• BORNS, Coast Modern, and Beau - 9:30 Club - sold out
• British Mania - National Building Museum [401 F Street NW, WDC] (National Building Museum Gala After Party)
• C.W. Stoneking and Brownbird Rudy Relic - DC9
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Classified Frquency, Zeroshift, Halfspeak, Safety Third, and Beggars Made Believers - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Ex Cult, Quitter, Pellars, and Cold Feet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Foul Swoops, Eureka California, Witching Waves, and Governess - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• Islands and Lushlife - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Junior Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Luca Turilli's Rhapsody & Primal Fear and A Sound of Thunder - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Men that Will Not Be Blamed for Nothing, Frenchy & the Punk, and Andrew O'Neil - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Missy Higgins and Billy Raffoul - Birchmere
• Paulette McWilliams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rye & Dirty, Lauren Winchester (poetry), and Morgan Givens (storytelling) - Scooby Doo Mansion [3423 Oakwood Terrace NW, WDC] (Little Salon 20)
• the Summer Set, Handsome Ghost, Royal Teeth, and Call Me Karizma - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Tossers - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Westmob - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 25 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Annapolis Songwriting Collective 2 CD Compilation Release Show: Volume 1 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Arturo O'Farrill "Boss Level" Septet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Berner, Kool John, and Anonymous That Dude - Baltimore SoundStage
• Chef Cathal Armstrong - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Chris Grasso: the Vocal Workshop - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• Courtney Barnett - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros and Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Effects, Des Demonas, and Santics - Black Cat (Backstage)
• His Dream of Lions, Set For Tomorrow, and Never Too Steep - Jammin' Java
• Icon Tha God, Chase Ultra, and Mass Natives - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jason Hammers - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jeffrey Herbert - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• JMSN and Tiffany Gouché - 9:30 Club
• Kimberly Kong (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Lincoln Durham and the Jones - DC9
Lindi Ortega and Robert "Fireball" Mitchell - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) POSTPONED
• Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Fruition - Gypsy Sally's
Maryland Deathfest XIV Pre-Fest: Absu, Profanatica, Cryfemal, Pissgrave, Putrisect - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• MCYO of Strathmore's Platinum Celebration - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Richard Marx - Birchmere
• Saul Hernandez and Tres Minutos - Howard Theatre
• Troll 2, Ampersand String Band, the Killing Hours, and In Letter Form - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Yeesh, Polyon, Rom, and Dove Lady - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]


Thursday, 26 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Advlts (last show), Pure Junk, and Deletions - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Amanda Murphy & the Lost Indians - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• the Bill Alfred Project - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC] (JACS's 1-year celebration)
• the Body, Krieg, and Hivelords - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• BSO: Bach's B Minor Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Caravan Palace - 9:30 Club
• Chris Rob - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Color Palette (album release show) and Near Northeast - W Washington Hotel [515 15th St NW @ F St, WDC] (POV Live)
• Daryl Hall & John Oates, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Jiffy Lube Live
• Diamond Rio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Dustbowl Revival - AMP
• Escape-ism and Fred Thomas - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Free Cake For Every Creature, Foozle, and Julian - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Good Old War and Joshua Hyslop - Jammin' Java
• Her Fantastic Cats (album release), Jeff Bothe, and Lost Dog - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Hot Club of Cowtown - State Theatre
• Julie Mack and Encantada - The Urban Winery of Silver Spring [949 Bonifant St, Silver Spring, MD]
• Levi Parham - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lindi Ortega and Karen Jonas - Gypsy Sally's
Maryland Deathfest Sidebar Show Day 1: Triac, Corpse Light, Ratboiler, Infinite Pizza, Blood Mist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Earth, Goblin (Claudio Simonetti's), Weedeater, Bongripper, Buzz-oven, Crypt Sermon, the Offering, Dopethrone - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Severe Torture, Disgorge, Jungle Rot, Putrid Pile, Dehumanized, Waco Jesus, Visceral Disgorge, Infernal Revulsion, Malignancy - Baltimore SoundStage
• Minus the Bear and Restorations - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Monkees - Good Times: the 50th Anniversary Tour - Warner Theatre
• Paperwhite and Cheerleader - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Richard Marx - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Screaming Orphans - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Stereoriots, My Darling Fury, and End Year - IOTA Club & Café
• TroyBoi - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Friday, 27 May 2016 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• 2016 VSA International Young Soloists Competitions - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Aaron L. Myers II - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Alejandro Escovedo and Peter Case - Birchmere
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa (Downstairs)
• the Allegheny Ramblers - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Banda MS - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Believe (album release party), Eze Jackson, and Kariz Marcel & the Blackwater Project - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Boat Burning - Bossa (Upstairs)
• Bob Holz Trio: "A Vision Forward" with Larry Coryell & Ralphe Armstrong - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Cactus Liquors and Andy Mowatt's Steely Jam - Gypsy Sally's
• the Captivators, Free Lobster Buffet, and Dot Dash - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Cardi B - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM - DC Pride Epic Event)
• Clique, the Lush Pockets, Mickey & Mallory, Self Help, and Mostly Only - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from Skramden Yards)
Clique, the Lush Pockets, Mickey & Mallory, Self Help, and Mostly Only - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space] MOVED TO REVERB
• Daryl Hance Powermuse - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Donnell Rawlings - Birchmere
• Donny McCaslin Group - AMP
• Dublin 5 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Eric Benet - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Four Tet and Anthony Naples - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• HD Jazz Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Interstella Live Live Live, Rare Candy, and Colliseum - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Joe - Howard Theatre
• Kill Lincoln (EP release), Caustic Casanova, and Psychic Subcreatures - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Left Behind, Detriment, Heavens Die, Vicious Embrace, and Suffer Through - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Lion's Den, Orenda Scars, Breakfort, Fire In Elysium, and Fast As Lightning - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• M80 - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Maryland Deathfest Sidebar Show Day 2: Appalachian Terror Unit, Old Lines, Mania For Conquest, Dronez, Humanmania, Raw Filth - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Angelcorpse, Secrets of the Moon, Lord Belial, Svarttjern, Demonic Christ - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Mayhem (performing De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas), Samael, Paradise Lost, the Haunted, Sinister, Khold, Wormed, November's Doom, Centinex, Horrendous - Edison Lot [545 N High St, Baltimore, MD]
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Repulsion, Rotten Sound, Magrudergrind, Yacopsae, Hemdale, the Afternoon Gentlemen, BruceXCampbell, Sick of Stupidity, Ground, Skullsh!tter - Baltimore SoundStage
• Matt Haeck and Kim Logan - the Fresh Prince [4528 4th St NW, WDC]
• Memnon the Black, Dropping Ugly, and Cold Beaches - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Michael Angelo Batio, Division, Novarium, Shumaun, Brave, and Matthew Mills - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Micro Massive and Surprise Attack - IOTA Club & Café
• New Orleans Suspects and Glen David Andrews - the Hamilton
• Nick tha 1da, Damu the Fudgemunk, Discipline 99, Alien Radio, and Ergos - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• PVYO (Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra) 25th Anniversary Gala with performances by the PVYO Philharmonia, Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia, Concert Orchestra, Preparatory Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Concert Band - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Rare Essence feat. Jas Funk & What Band 2.0 Feat. Rapper Dude, Michelle Blackwell, & Killa Cal - Howard Theatre (11 PM Late Show)
• Typos, Social Station, the Meer, and Island Boy - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 28 May 2016 [link to this day]

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 5:45 PM)
• Barbara Papendorp - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Better Said Than Done - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Bob Holz Trio: "A Vision Forward" with Larry Coryell & Ralphe Armstrong - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Catscan!, Gavin Riley Smoke Machine, Dreams in Cryogenic Fugue, and Mathrat - Velvet Lounge
• Christopher Paul Stelling - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Commander Cody Band and Mike Marlin - the Hamilton
• Dope Francis - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Eastdear Park (EP release show), In Dying Arms, Phantoms, Hydra Kyll, and Paper Trails - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Elite Force, DJ 2Rip, Stuff & Things, and Flyer Power - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Freddie Jackson - Birchmere
• Great Noise Ensemble: Van Gogh - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• HD Jazz Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Hollywood Blanks and Thee Lexington Arrows - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Justin Hayward - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kabob-o-Taj, ShowPony (album release), Dumb Waiter, and California Accent - DC9
• Leah Glenn Dance Theatre - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Maryland Deathfest Sidebar Show Day 3: Musket Hawk, Disparo, Drugs of Faith, Gatweay To Hell, Monger, Bound By The Grave - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Craft, Dragged Into Sunlight, Grave Miasma, Saturnalia Temple, Auroch - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Testament, Nuclear Assault, Exciter, Impaled Nazarene, Hail of Bullets, Atrophy, Hirax, Tulus, Deranged, Gruesome, Demonical, Hellbringer - Edison Lot [545 N High St, Baltimore, MD]
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Wormed, Discharge, Negative Approach, Infest, Haemorrhage, General Surgery, Despise You, Severed Head of State, Malignant Tumour, Gets Worse, Priapus, Whoresnation - Baltimore SoundStage
• Moor Mother Goddess - DC Public Library, Georgetown Branch [3260 R St NW, WDC] (2 PM Show)
• Mountain Jew (as Against Me!), Bucky's Fatal Mistake (as Weezer), Hot Sad Kyle (as Metric), and Dec & MJ acoustic (as Rancid) - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD] (Tribute Show)
• the Obsessives and Loose Tooth - Comet Ping Pong
Pyramid Atlantic Silver Spring Farewell Show: The Duskwhales, Cartoon Weapons, Jack Nicholson, Greenhouse - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Red Elvises and Atomic Mosquitos - IOTA Club & Café
• Rufus Roundtree & the B'more Brass Factory and Alanna Royale - Gypsy Sally's
• SAGA - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• T.S.O.L., the Scandals, and Walk the Plank - Rock & Roll Hotel
The Great Outdoors with Steven Blier, Summer Hassan, Clarissa Lyons, Jonas Hacker, Shea Owens, Richard Ollarsaba - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 3 PM)
• Thunderball - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Tweet: the Charlene Tour, Universal, Amber Bullock, and Tabria - Howard Theatre
• Willie De - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Sunday, 29 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Akua Allrich & the Tribe (The Soul Freedom Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Alter Ego - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Baby Bry Bry, Homebody, and Dove Lady - Babe City's New Location [121 Madison St NW & First St NW, WDC]
• Benjy Ferree, Teen Liver, and Prearie Sol - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Celebrating the Past to Awaken the Future - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - on the Front Plaza)
• Chaise Lounge - the Hamilton
• Farhan - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (Live Zinda Tour)
• Faye, Flowerbomb, and Kids Claws - DC9
• The Fourth Stream (album release show) - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Foxtrappe 70s Summer Soiree featuring Clones of Funk & DJ Julian - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Glen David Andrews - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• HEYITSLUKA, Ferris, DJ Yani, Danny Millan, and Tino Young - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Iva Ambush - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) and Mike Daws - Birchmere
Maryland Deathfesst Sidebar Show Day 4: Occultist, Prisoner, Bestial Evil, Bidet, Grisblod, Writhe - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: DOOM, Excel, Tragedy, Ringworm, Test, Putrescence, Sanitys Dawn, Six Brew Bantha, Sick Fix, Dead Church, World Burns to Death - Baltimore SoundStage
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Mystifier, Svartidaudi, Zhrine, Mitochondrion, Phobocosm - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Venom, Satan, Demolition Hammer, Incantation, Interment, Bongzilla, Desaster, Wombbath, Nocturnal Graves, Shed the Skin, Denouncement Pyre, Destroyer 666, Serpent Throne, Thulcandra - Edison Lot [545 N High St, Baltimore, MD]
• Mike Marlin - IOTA Club & Café
• Plastic Cup Boyz - Lincoln Theatre
• the Prahns and Long Knives - Galaxy Hut
• RJD2 - 9:30 Club
• Rom, Flower, Shirt/Pants, and Humble Fire - Velvet Lounge
• Rumble Tramp, Tribal Rites, Matt Hooke, and the Red Fens - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Sarah Hughes - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Silence the Blind, Shumaun, One Slack Mind, and Cab Ride Home - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Metal Uprising 11)
• Simon Joyner - Living Room Show [DC]
• Temika Moore - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
The Great Outdoors with Steven Blier, Summer Hassan, Clarissa Lyons, Jonas Hacker, Shea Owens, Richard Ollarsaba - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 3 PM)


Monday, 30 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Beggars Made Believers, Half Speak, and Emily Rose - Galaxy Hut
• the Dylz Present a 75th Birthday Tribute to Bob Dylan - Jammin' Java
MDF XIV Post-Fest Matinee: Doom, Infest, Rotten Sound, Ramming Speed, Coke Bust, Warxgames, Old Lines, Maloso, Mind as Prison, Humanmania - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Matinee - noon show)
• Nox, Naps, and Coping Skills - the Snack Bar [DIY space in Bethesda, MD] (Matinee show - 3 PM)
Post-Post MDF Floor Show: Yautja, Triac, D.O.C. - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• SOLE Defined - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 31 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Christine & the Queens - 9:30 Club
• Emblem3, the Ready Set, and Megan Nicole - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gin Blossoms - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Heron Oblivion and Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band - DC9
Heron Oblivion - Rock & Roll Hotel SHOW AT DC9
• Intrepid Hearts, Blood Rust, Snug, and Lover's Touch - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• James Madison High School Jazz Band - Jammin' Java
• Pree, the Cavemen, Neat, and Jauze - Velvet Lounge
• Sitcom, Trophy Dad, Snail Mail, and Colora - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Skylark - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tatran - Howard Theatre
• Trouble Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 1 June 2016 [link to this day]

• the Aquiles Baez Trio - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Azar Lawrence Quartet featuring Marvin "Smitty" Smith & Benito Gonzales - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bad Eric, Unknown Threat, and Hang Clean - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Barley Failure - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Bottom Dollars and the Hollows - Gypsy Sally's
• Cass Sunstein: The World According to Star Wars reading - 6th & I
• Color Chords Vibrations of the Washington Color School - Meet the Artists Receiption with music by Ted Zook - Northern Virginia Community College [8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale, VA] (The Verizion Gallery - Richard J.Ernst Cultural Center )
• Cyndi Lauper and Boy George - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Daniel Wyche, Ian McColm, and Dura - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Dowsing, Kittyhawk, Lilac Daze, and Oklahoma Car Crash - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• Everyone Leaves, Bogues, Locus Sound, Chris Swartz, and No Gender - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Flow Tribe and Caz - the Hamilton
• the Grant Langford Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Hellpie, Stereo Riots, Sub-Radio, and Staunton - Hard Rock Café [999 E St NW, WDC]
• Hinder - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Leo Maxey - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lucy Dacus and Gracie & Rachel - DC9
• Maxence Cyrin - Jammin' Java
• Mrs. Magician and the Milestones - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• MSTRKRFT (live) and Computer Magic - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Nada Surf, Big Thief, and Bird of Youth - 9:30 Club
• the Orchid, Shy Low, Fine Fine, and the Greatest Hoax - Velvet Lounge
• Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers - Birchmere
• Sissy Spacek, Three Faces of Eve, Heat Death, and Anal Butt - MySpace [Baltimore, MD]
• St. Patrick's Cathedral Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tag Cloud - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Drone Yoga)
• Tired All the Time, Known Ghost, Awesome Violence, and Beau Finley - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Vinny Vegas, the Effects, and Glass Mannequins - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Thursday, 2 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Leitko, Curved Light, and Cloning - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Studio 69 - Basement of Union Arts)
• All That Jazz: the Pete Muldoon Sextet - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Braids and Ginla - Comet Ping Pong
• BSO: Hairspray: In Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cam, Brandy Clark, Lindsay Ell, Runaway June, and Jennifer Nettles - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD] (WPOC's Girls With Guitars)
• Charles Brady & His Extraordinaries and Seratones - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Cognitive, Consumed with Hatred, I Am the Trieme, Alukah, and Goregore - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Cold Spring Jazz Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Delafield String Band - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Diarrhea Planet and Soul Call Paul - Black Cat (Mainstage - Hit the Can with Oskar Blues Beers)
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• God Module and Finite Automata - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Hatebreed, DevilDriver, and Devil You Know - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jazzy Summer Nights with Jeff Bradshaw and Friends featuring Jaguar Wright, Rufus Roundtree & Da B'more Brass Factory, DJ Tanz - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Joshua Powell & the Great Train Robbery, Nardo Lilly, Veve & Tha Rebels, Bearcat Wildcat, and Jocelyn Faro - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Lonely Biscuits, Myzica, and Wylder - DC9
• Loud Boyz, Heavy Breathing, and Governess - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paul Santori - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Pinkwash, Natural Velvet, Spray Paint, and Sweepstakes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Ragbirds and Driftwood - Gypsy Sally's
• Rain Follows the Plow: a Dust Opera - Jammin' Java
• Run Come See, the Balsa Glides, and Czars of Leisure - Velvet Lounge
• Snowday Cadence - City of Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion [31 South Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Third World and Dai Watson - the Hamilton
• Time Is Fire, Kings, and Sistr Mid9ight - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Viceroy - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Yahzarah: A Tribute to the Outrageous Life of Prince - Birchmere


Friday, 3 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Adult Mom, Forth Wanderers, and Keeper - Comet Ping Pong
• Adwela & the Uprising, Oppo, and T.A. Zook (solo bass cello) - IOTA Club & Café
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• the Avett Brothers and Cris Jacobs - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Tha Crossroads) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Brandon Fields and Seth Adams - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Brass-A-Holics and the Trongone Band - the Hamilton
Capital Jazz Fest, Day 1: New Edition, En Vogue, King, and host Donnie Simpson - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• the Carate Urio Orchestra and Birthmark - Bossa (Upstairs)
• Daycare Swindlers, After the Fall, Walk the Plank, Supreme Commander, and Ruin By Design - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Deanna Bogart - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Dial 251 for Jazz - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Earphunk Is Daft Phunk - Gypsy Sally's
• Eric Brace & Peter Cooper - Jammin' Java (Rescheduled from 1/23/16 - 7:30 PM Early Show)
• Free Range Improv Comedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• The Glenn Angus Jazz Quartet - 49 West Coffeehouse [49 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Hamilton Leithauser & Paul Maroon and the Jackfields - DC9
• Henry Butler - AMP
• Horse Lords, Skeleton$, Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Cigarette, and DAIS - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Irresponsible and Jaint Punch the Unicorn - Jammin' Java (10:30 PM Late Show)
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• John Prine and Patty Griffin - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Kaytranada and Lou Phelps - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• Lil Uzi Vert - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Louis Weeks - Brentwood Arts Exchange [3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood, MD]
• Mark Farina, Joe L., and Hugo Zapata - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Max Major's Think Again - Howard Theatre
• Michael Carbonaro - Warner Theatre
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• My Brother My Brother and Me - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• National Symphony Orchestra violinist Heather LeDoux Green, cellist Rachel Young, bassist Paul DeNola, and guest pianist Jiyoung Oh - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• No Presents for Christmas - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Odessos, Animal Portraits, Beggars, Red Fens, and Hooky - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Presented by Positive Force - Benefit for One DC)
• Parks Landing, the Great Heights Band, Waverunner, and No Nets - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Pinkwash and Flashers - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Pinkwench, Aerial View, the Druids, Near Northeast, and Useless Grant - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD] (Strange Adventures II)
• Red Moon Preachers, Ménage À Garage, Shenna & the Dreamers, and Writz Lang - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• ROAMfest - Birchmere
• Ronnie Laws - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• School of Rock Baltimore's Spring Season Show: 20th Century Classics (adults), 60s Soul, Ladies of the 80s, Theatrical Rock - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sirius Quartet - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• the Topper Project and Soma - Velvet Lounge
• Urban Funk - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• US Weekly and Dove Lady - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Zoe Ravenwood, Jerry Tolk & the Old Soul String Band, and Foggy Bottom Whomp-Stompers Band - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]


Saturday, 4 June 2016 [link to this day]

• the Avett Brothers and Cris Jacobs - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) - sold out
• Bach to Rock Battle of the Bands - State Theatre
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Bass Nation Baltimore feat. Brillz, Torro Torro, Fawks - Baltimore SoundStage
• Br'er, Linear Downfall, and Operator - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Brandy Clark - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
Capital Jazz Fest, Day 2: Brian Culbertson, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Raul Midon, Jazzing Up the Elements: a musical tribute to Maurice White, Take 6, the Isley Brothers, Al B. Sure, SWV, Eric Roberson, Blackstreet - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ noon) - sold out
• The Classic Rock Experience feat. The Music of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Boston, Deep Purple, Journey, & More - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Crash The Great, 180 Out, Spellborne, BackBlast, Fire In Elysium, and Crucify the Hopeless - the Auld Shebeen [3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA] (Invisible Wound Benefit Concert)
• the Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Feed Me Disco with Eau Claire, Pat Lok - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Firestarter, Hope Sets Sail, Over Andover, Face Value, and my Heart My Anchor - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Foozle, Swings, the Sea Life, Go Cozy, and Shirt/Pants - Takoma Trukgarten [201 Ethan Allen Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Goodnite Neverland and Up All Night - Jammin' Java (9 PM Late Show)
• the Grandsons Jr. - Jammin' Java (10:30 AM Morning Show)
• High School 48 Hour Film Project 2016 - Lincoln Theatre
• Home Body, Social Station, and Frankie Martinez - Comet Ping Pong
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jon Camp, #Comments film (trailer), and Tristan Welch - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Kill Lincoln, Enemy Insects, Radical Discharge, and Braceface - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Los Autenticos Decadentes - Howard Theatre
• Marcia Ball and Robert Frahm - the Hamilton
• Me & Dixon featuring Don Dixon, Parthenon Huxley, and Rob Ladd - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Modern English, Pleasure Leftists, Shadow Age, Expert Alterations, and the Holy Circle - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Oh He Dead, Laura Reed, and Sub Urban Sol - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Paul Pieper Trio - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Perihelion, Rituatlistic, Chuggernaut, Existential, Hot as Alaska - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) and Jordan August - Gypsy Sally's
Queering Sound 2016: Object, Le Déjeuner En Fourrure, Contact, Blk w/ Bear, Tower Folley, Arthur Loves Plastic, Joe Belknap Wall, Bryin Dall, Marcus Webb - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Questionsinletters - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• ROAMfest - Birchmere
• Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles - IOTA Club & Café
• School of Rock Baltimore's Spring Season Show: 60s Soul, Lennon vs McCartney, Rock 101 (Tuesday), Women Who Rock (adults), Sub Pop Records, Rock 101 (Wednesday) - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Early show - noon)
• Selena Gomez and DNCE - Verizon Center (Revival Tour 2016)
• Selfish Sunday, Your Mother & I Are Separating, Foster Carrots, Foozle, Oklahoma Car Crash, Flowerbomb, Jack Nicholson, Nox, Mountain Jew, Morningside Lane, Bucky's Fatal Mistake, Pack Wolf, Kidaudra, Anthony the Great + Ashe Durban, Cool Baby, Kesari, Djembe Jones (indoor stage); Skeleton Baby (mem. Tomato Dodgers), Alex Michell, Ronnita Freeman, Isaiah Silvers + Sam Dembling (outdoors) - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD] (Strange Adventures II)
• Shaolin Jazz Live - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• SOJA, Wale, and Allen Stone - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Tacha Coleman Parr - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Tiny Moving Parts, Prawn, Free Throw, and Brick Top - DC9
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)


Sunday, 5 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Asimina Chremos - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Music & Dance Workshop at 2 PM, performance at 7:30 PM)
• Beatlemania Now - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Capital Jazz Fest, Day 3: Will Downing, Fourplay, David Sanborn, Pieces of a Dream, Jarrod Lawson, Mike Phillips, Toni Braxton, the Brand New Heavies, Kenny Lattimore, Rick James' Original Stone City Band, Tamia - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ noon)
• David Ford - IOTA Club & Café
• Glorystar Children's Chorus - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Integriti Reeves Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• J.R. Bohannon (Ancient Ocean), Gabriel Birnbaum (of Debo Band/Wilder Maker), and Ancestral Duo & Friends - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jon Cleray & the Monster Gentlemen - the Hamilton
• Liz Carroll - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Megosh, the Things They Carried, Sic 'Em Buster, Ruse De Guerre, and Idle Empire - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Memories of the King (Elvis tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Moose Jaw - Bossa
• Mrs. Magician, Calm & Crisis, and Modern Nomad - DC9
• Music From Marshall - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Oddisee, Greenspan, and Joy Postell - Baltimore SoundStage
• School of Rock Baltimore's Spring Season Show: Women Who Rock (adults), 20th Century Classics (adults), Rock 101 (Saturday), Theatrical Rock, Lennon vs. McCartney, Ladies of the 80s, Rock Shop, Rock 101 (Mondays) - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Early show - 1 PM)
• Scienze, King I Divine, Azon Blaze, Noah Bility, and Ullnevano - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Slambovian Circus of Dreams and Lumen Jingos - Jammin' Java
• Sunners, Vo/id, the Obsolete Man, Bust Off, and Pulses - Velvet Lounge
• Years & Years - 9:30 Club - sold out


Monday, 6 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Between Symmetries and Gloop - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Black Pistol Fire - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Bless, Waveless, and Collider - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Capital Pride's Music in the Night: hosted by Joshua Morgan with performances by Janet Aldrich, Shayna Blass, Michael Mainwaring, Farrell Parker, Jobari Parker, Nova Payton, Grant Saunders and Special Guests Kyle Dean Massey and Wesley Taylor - the Hamilton
• the DC Youth Orchestra Program - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre
• Housequake: A Prince Tribute with Timothy Bracken, featuring members of Zomes, Super City, Gunwife Gone, War on Women, and more - IOTA Club & Café
• Joan Shelley, Elephant Micah, and Adam Torres - Jammin' Java
• Kyle Dunnigan (Inside Amy Schumer, Howard Stern Show, Reno 911), Umar Khan, Natalie McGill, and Michael Moris - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Loide - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Mantis and Tristan Welch - Galaxy Hut
• Mudcrutch and the Shelters - 9:30 Club
• the Record Company - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Street Sity Surf, Joe Biden, the Poise, and Matt Ellin - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Waxahatchee and Allison Crutchfield - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Tuesday, 7 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Aerial Ruin, Marian McLaughlin, and Take To the Woods - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
Damien Jurado & the Heavy Light and Ben Abraham - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Fad, Cold Feed, Writhe, and Psychic Readings - Slevven [DIY space in Baltimore, MD]
• Frederico Aubele and Margot MacDonald - Jammin' Java
Freshlyground - Howard Theatre CANCELLED
• Heavyweights, the Weekend Classic, and Who Is Atlas? - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jonny Grave (album release show) - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Lord Huron, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, and Oh Pep! - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Luray, Citrine, and Louis Weeks - DC9
• Masters of the Steel String Guitar featuring Jerry Douglas, Albert Lee, Wayne Henderson, and More - the Hamilton
• the Outer Vibe and Tenth Mountain Division - Gypsy Sally's
• Purity Ring and Lydia Ainsworth - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Street Sity Surf, Nox, the Duskwhales, and Frasier Fir - Casa Gata [5706 8th St NW, WDC]
• Subhumans, Pears, and Free Children of Earth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Two Door Cinema Club and Bayonne - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Violinist Natasha Bogachek of the National Symphony Orhcestra with guest violinist Zino Bogachek - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Zachary Ryan Parkman, Matt Tarka, and Connor Orr - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 8 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 6th in the City Chorus Concert - 6th & I
• Aerial Ruin, Marian McLaughlin, and Lost Civilizations - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Before You Exit and Vacation Manor (acoustic) - Rock & Roll Hotel (the All the Lights Tour)
• Bryson Tiller - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Dead End Lane, Some Kind of Nightmare, Canker Blossom, and Hand In Hand - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dolly Parton - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Escondido and Among Savages - Jammin' Java
• Keigo Hirakawa Trio - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kris Allen (Letting You In tour), Sean McConnell, and Tyler Woolf - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 4/5/16)
• Los Bronson, Wildlings, PLRLS, and Beachmover - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Orchester Prazevica's Gypsy Soul Party - Bossa
• Purity Ring and Lydia Ainsworth - 9:30 Club
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Sales, Beya Likhari, and Infinity Crush - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Screening of Feast Your Ears: the Story of WHFS 102.3 - DC Public Library, Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Branch [1630 7th St NW, WDC]
• Strathmore Children's Chorus Meets the Beatles - Strathmore (Mansion)
• T-Rextasy, Sidak, Joey Nebulous, and Bless - the Snack Bar [DIY space in Bethesda, MD]
• Take Off the Mask Kids Opera Company: Bigger Than Our Barriers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Tallest Man on Earth and John Mark Nelson - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tom Savage - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Wax Idols, King Woman, and Dot Dash - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Wei Zhongle, Laughing Man, and Jamison Williams - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Yumi Zouma and Color Palette - DC9


Thursday, 9 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Comedy at the Kennedy Center: John Early and Natalie McGill - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Ten Feet Tall - the Hamilton
• Enanitos Verdes and Hombres G - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Eve 6, Oz, and Christina Holmes - State Theatre
• Fat Joe Desiigner, Young Greatness, and Tabi Bonney - Howard Theatre (WPGC Birthday Bash)
• Green Velvet - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Hanba! and Big Lazy - Bossa
• Have Mercy, Something More, Centerfolds, and Honeytomb - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Heavy - 9:30 Club
• Hollertown - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Integriti Reeves - Gallery O on H [1354 H Street NE, WDC]
• James McCartney and Aaron Tinjum & the Tangents - Jammin' Java
• Jason Cerda - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers and Cathy Ponton King Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Joshua Radin and Gary Jules - Birchmere
• King Khan & the Shrines and Giorgio Murderer - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• PJ Morton - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Ragtime the Musical - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Red Fetish, Teething Veils, and Daniel Suhre - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Reverist, Mirror Factory, the Neuro Farm, and Herschel Hoover - Velvet Lounge
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Ruse and Honor By August (acoustic) - IOTA Club & Café
• Soma, Your Solar, Bravenoise, and the Polygons - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Susto and Justin Jones - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Travel Guide, the Meer, RadaR, and Aethos - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Veldt, Impuritan, and Todo Mas - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Wet Brain, DSA, Blood Rust, Gland, and Homosuperior - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Wilson Harwood - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Friday, 10 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 23rd Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival: Mable John, Trudy Lynn, Gaye Adegbalola & the Wild Rutz - State Theatre
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• allthebestkids, Maryjo Mattea, and Leo & Cygnus - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Animal Flag, Camp Howard, Southpaws, Eu1ogy, and Schroeder - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Anthony Nelson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Beyoncé (The Formation World Tour) - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD]
• Billy Joe Shaver - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Black Rose, Exemptus, Nuclear Tomb, Terminal Resolution, and Salem - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: Plain White T's, Herr Metal, Dr. Fu - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Chrisette Michelle - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (6 PM Meet & Greet)
• Communion featuring Matt Maeson, Junior Prom, and Cub Sport - Jammin' Java
• Community Center, Super City, and [Explosion Sound] - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Cravin' Dogs - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• the Dan Band - Birchmere
EntertainSloth's Summer Fiesta: Kevin Alexander, Andrw CG, Skip Monday, Blast, BBC, Aethos - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Gang of Youths - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• George V Johnson Jr - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Giuda, the Idle Gossip, and Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Henchmen (Red Carpet album release), Gotham Theory, Edjacated Phools, Sunbathers, and Matt Baden & the Backflip Yetis - Baltimore SoundStage
• Hippo Campus and Oketo - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Julian (solo), Gland, Young Jesus, Pope, and the Max Levine Ensemble - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good and Nardo Lilly - IOTA Club & Café
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Lea Bertucci, Anthony Pirog, and Halo Valley - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• LionoiL, Since Antarctica, Fortuna, Set & Stage, and Leigh Cramer - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Mark Prince's AquaLeo - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mashrou' Leila - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, the Meer, and Bells & Hunters - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Motion City Soundtrack, Have Mercy, and Let It Happen - 9:30 Club (So Long Farewell Tour)
• Mundy and the CooLots - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (12 PM Show)
• Naughty Professor and Ernest Stuart (of Red Baraat) - Gypsy Sally's
• O'Malley's March - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
Ragtime the Musical - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Regina Carter Quartet and Ben Williams & Sound Effect - the Hamilton
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sol Roots - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Spider Lilies, Social Station, Starryville, and Big Green Cherry - Velvet Lounge
• the Steeldrivers - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Sunshine Jones (live set), Charles Feelgood, and Ken Lazee - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Trio Caliente - AMP
• Twenty One Pilots, Mutemath, and Chef'Special - Merriweather Post Pavilion - sold out


Saturday, 11 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 1964 the Tribute - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• 76 Degrees West Band with Sugar Bear - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Abinnet Berhanu and Hebret Musica - Gallery O on H [1354 H Street NE, WDC]
• Alice Smith - 9:30 Club
• Anthony Nelson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• B.o.B., Scotty ATL, London Jae, and Tabi Bonney - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ballyhoo! and Oogee Wawa - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Beth Orton and Emmy the Great - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Big Ups, Bleary Eyed, and Dove Lady - Comet Ping Pong
• BSO: Appalachian Spring - Strathmore (Music Center)
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: the B-52s - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Dan Lipton and Slim Stevens feat. Jessie Fenton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Dolan Twins - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Dreamsville - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Eagulls - Rock & Roll Hotel
EntertainSloth's Summer Fiesta: Ruin, Andrw CG, more TBA - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] Festival appears to be just one day now
• Folk Soul Revival and Greg Payne & the Piedmont Boys - Gypsy Sally's (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
Garbage Fest 2016: Textbook Fascist, the Red Fens, the Meer, Hartford Pussies, the Greek Police, Dustin Tyler, Abby Huston, Gianna's Sweet Debut - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC] (4 PM Start)
• Graveface Roadshow Featuring Casket Girls, Stardeath & White Dwarfs, and Hospital Ships - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Heartside, Penny Pistolero, and Alexander Peters & the Roosters - Velvet Lounge
• Heather Mae (I Am Enough EP Release Show), Natalie York, and Crys Matthews - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• the Incredible Jimmy Smith - National Museum of American History [14th St & Constitution Ave, WDC]
• JaDine High On Love U.S. Tour featuring James Reid and Nadine Lustre - Lisner Auditorium
• Jelly Roll Mortals and Dede & the Do-Rights - Hank Dietle's Tavern [11010 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD]
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kim Scudera and Batida Diferente - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kurt Elling and Jody Nardone Trio - the Hamilton
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Makaya McCraven, Marquis Hill, and Carolyn Malchi - Arris [1331 4th Street, SE, WDC] (DC Jazz Loft Series)
• Malon, Metanium, Evilterror, and Evilterror - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• McLean High School and Longfellow Middle School Big Band Jam - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Melodime, Lauren Calve Band, and Christian Lopez - State Theatre
• National Symphony Orchestra: an evening of Tchaikovsky - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Neo Atomic Motor, Infinite Pizza, Cryptic Matter, and Steel Samurai - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
Ragtime the Musical - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Short Lives, Jackie & the Treehorns, and Milo in the Doldroms - IOTA Club & Café
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes and Gary Douglas Band - Birchmere
• Supreme Commander, Treble Lifter, Skumboyz, Bust Off, Last Call Hooligans, LNT, Safe Word, the Donalds, Sharp Tooth, Capitol Punsihment, and Teamster - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA] (Snot Fest)
• Surprise Attack and Pleasure Train - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Theories and Immortal Bird - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tomason, What Counts, and Será - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC] (Benefit for Southerners on New Ground)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Yoni & Geti (Yoni Wolf of Why? And Serengeti) - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Sunday, 12 June 2016 [link to this day]

• And the Kids, Vundabar, and Palmas - DC9
Atoka Chase - Galaxy Hut CANCELLED
• Batalá - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bay Tunes Guitars Spring Rock Band School Performance - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Birdy and Bahari - 9:30 Club
• Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Cave Singers and Blank Range - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Caz Bardiner and Shannon Gunn - Gallery O on H [1354 H Street NE, WDC]
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: Living Colour - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Childbirth, Colleen Green, and Pouty - Comet Ping Pong
• Chvrches - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Chvrches - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (1 PM Meet & Greet)
• Claire Cronin and Jon Camp - Honky Chateau [DIY venue in Mt Pleasant, WDC]
EntertainSloth's Summer Fiesta: Bust Off, James Deering, Andrw CG, more TBA - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] Festival appears to be just one day now
• the Eric Byrd Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Etienne Charles Creole Soul and Jimmy Greene Quartet - the Hamilton
• Eve 6, oz, Christina Holmes, and Split Five - Baltimore SoundStage
• Foghound - Oliver Brewing Company [4216 Shannon Dr, Baltimore, MD] (Show at noon - Maryland Doom Fest preview show)
• Kate Vargas - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Michael Franks - Birchmere
• Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, the Gents, and Teddy Chipouras - IOTA Club & Café
• Radioactivity (members of Marked Men), Bad Sports, and Cloak/Dagger - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Royce da 5'9" - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Sitcom, Beverly Tender, and Poppy Patica - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (1 PM Show)
• Tanner Carlton & the Bottle Shop - Galaxy Hut
• the Tree House School of Music - Fillmore Silver Spring (1:30 PM Show)
• We the Heathens, Suburbanists, Apes of the State, Dustin Tyler, and Isabel Stone - Baltimore Free Farm [3510 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD]
• When I'm 74: A Birthday Tribute to Paul McCartney & the Beatles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 13 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Caddywhompus, the Sea Life, and Boon - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Chastity Belt, Colleen Green, Which Magic, and Purrer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ellie Goulding, Matt & Kim, and Bebe Rexha - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Hissing, Foehammer, Myopic, and LTW - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Impuritan and Joshua Palace - Galaxy Hut
• Lenny Robinson's MadCurious - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mashrou' Leila - the Hamilton
• Matt Corby and Overcoats - 9:30 Club
• Pity Sex, PWR BTTM, and Petal - DC9 - sold out
• Plague Vendor, the Garden, and Kim & the Created - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Tyler Damon and Tashi Dorji Duo - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Studio 69 - Basement of Union Arts)


Tuesday, 14 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Abbie Gardner (of Red Molly) and Jesse Terry - Jammin' Java
• At the Drive-In and Le Butcherettes - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Bless, Numerators, Valencia, Ponyboy & the Horsegirls, and Unpopular - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC]
• Booby Trap, Middle Part, Dove Lady, and Foster Carrots - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Drewsif Stalin's Musical Endeavors, the Fine Constant, Aenimus, Carthage, and Existe - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Hunna and Mainland - DC9
• Jackson Browne - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Jordan Smith and Crys Matthews - Birchmere
• Leftover Crack, Days N Daze, All Torn Up!, and Daycare Swindlers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nasar Abadey's Renaissance Trio - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Red Fetish - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Steve Coleman & Five Elements - 6th & I (DC Jazz Festival)
• Valkyrie, Old Shadows, and Mantis Toboggan - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 15 June 2016 [link to this day]

At the Drive-In and Le Butcherettes - 9:30 Club - sold out CANCELLED
• Barenaked Ladies, OMD, and Howard Jones - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Be Steadwell (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Ben Watt & His Band and Zachary Cale - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Birds of Chicago and Annabelle's Curse - Gypsy Sally's
• Boy & Bear and Emily Henry - Birchmere
• Bret Michels - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Chuck Redd - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Craig Alston Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Cymande and Chelsey Green & the Green Project - the Hamilton
• Daniel Ouellette & the Shobijin, RadaR, Yellow Tie Guy, and A Rustic Riot - Velvet Lounge
Domo Genesis - Baltimore SoundStage Cancelled
• Elizabeth & Ben Anderson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Endorphins Lost, Infinitie Pizza, Anal Butt, Neck Breather, and Tomb Warden - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Flowers, Beverly, Wildhoney, and Maxine - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Hari Vasan (EP release show), Zia Hassan, and Britton James - Bossa
• Holy Ghost Tent Revival and Dirty River Boys - DC9
• HTC (Hard To Control), Band of Us, and Stone Age Rhapsody - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Jackson Browne - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Joe Budden and AG Da Coroner - Howard Theatre
• Julianna Barwick and Mas Ysa - 6th & I
• TALsounds, Matchess, and Radiator Greys - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Tancred and Otis Infrastructure - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Thrice, La Dispute, and Gates - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tom Browne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tunji Ige, Michael Christmas, Tobi Lou, and Innanet James - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Wyilk & Misky - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Thursday, 16 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals - Fillmore Silver Spring (The Malibu Tour)
• Atlas Road Crew, the Southern Belles, and Bencoolen - 9:30 Club
• Beverly, Cinema Hearts, and Flowers - DC9
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars featuring Terell Stafford, Freddie Hendrix, Sharel Cassity, Cyrus Chestnut, John Lee & Lewis Nash - Howard Theatre
• Dunderhead - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Dylan LeBlanc and Shel - Jammin' Java
• Ecid and Bluebird - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Raining Ramen Bricks Tour Pt. 2)
• Ernest Ranglin & Avila and Yotam Silberstein - the Hamilton
• Griffith Kazmierczak - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joan Osborne - Birchmere
• Joe Biden, No Gender, Big Fred, BBC, and Blackjack - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lake Street Dive and the Lone Bellow - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Levon Mikaelian and United Shades of Artistry - Bossa
• Lori Williams & Friends - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Morrison Brothers - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Margaret Glaspy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mary Lattimore, Hothead, Pearie Sol, and Light Beams - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Minsk, Bloodiest, At the Graves, and Slugthrower - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• MSH (former members of the Evokatones) and Thirteen Towers - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Bluebeat)
• Pete Davidson (of Saturday Night Live) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tame Impala and M83 - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Thaylobleu (album release show), the Cornel West Theory, Laughing Man, and Leftist - Velvet Lounge
• Tom Teasley Trio - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Turnover, Sports, and Secret Space - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Wanted Man (record release), Unconscious Disturbance, and Baby Bry Bry - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 17 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Seeber Quintet featuring Davis Whitfield - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• AlunaGeorge and Clepold - 9:30 Club
• Anderson .Pakk - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (Meet & Greet / Autograph Signing)
• Andeson .Paak & the Free Nationals and Little Simz - Baltimore SoundStage (the Malibu Tour)
• Blue Train - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• BSO: Verdi's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cane, Awthentik, Brain Rapp, Nature Boi, and Jon Doe - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Capone - Howard Theatre
• Chaise Lounge - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Church Night - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Cruddy Crankerz, White Smoke, A Sound of Thunder, Fallen Martyr, and Death Echo - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (DC Metal Meltdown)
DC JazzFest at the Yards: Cissa Paz, Sharel Cassity with Elektra - Yards Park [355 Water St SE, WDC]
• Death Penalty, Aura Awake, Sorrowseed, Infested Prophecy, and Stone Brew - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD] (Face Melting Friday)
• Guerilla Toss, Sunwatchers, and Crypto Jocks - Comet Ping Pong
• Herb Scott Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Hollow Deck, Eames Armstrong + Renée Regan + Rex Delafkara, and Pony Moon - Back Alley Theatre [1365 Kennedy St NW, WDC // 5501 Colorado Ave NW, WDC]
• Improper Opera - AMP
• John Doe Rock N Roll Band: Album & Book Release Concert - with opening act Jesse Dayton - Jammin' Java
• John Paul White and Secret Sisters - IOTA Club & Café
• the Jonny Cohen Love Machine and the Taildraggers - Hank Dietle's Tavern [11010 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD]
• Josh Field - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kenny Rodgers: The Gambler's Last Deal - Final Tour with Linda Davis - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lenoire Lenoire, Joseph & the Beasts, and Manners Manners - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Maceo Parker - the Hamilton (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM - DC JazzFest at the Hamilton)
• Marcin Wasilewski Trio - An die Musik LIVE [409 North Charles St, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD] (Two shows - 8 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Mark G Meadows - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Maysa - Birchmere
• Meatbot, Exoplanets, and Flat Daddy - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Michael Franti & Spearhead with Chali 2na - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba and Amadou Kouyate - Arris [1331 4th Street, SE, WDC] (DC Jazz Loft Series)
• Miki Howard - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Oak Ridge Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• RATM2 (Rage Against the Machine tribute), Hostile Apostles (311 tribute), and Enjoy! (Incubus tribute) - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM - Back to the 90s)
• Rebelution, the Green, J Boog, Stick Figure, and Through the Roots - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Falling Into Place Summer Tour)
• Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band - Warner Theatre
• Saeed Younan - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Sewercide, Coffin Dust, and Castle Freak - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Signature Theater - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Skints, the Scotch Bonnets, and Sensamotion - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Western Star, Sol Frequency, Bencoolen, and Snakes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Whiskey Jam featuring CDBDB and the Broadcast - Gypsy Sally's


Saturday, 18 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Al Stewart and Cindy Lee Berryhill - Birchmere
• allthebestkids, Dope Francis, Foster Carrots, Julie O., and Park Snakes - Lamont Street Collective [1822 Lamont St NW, WDC] (Pulse Benefit Concert)
• Anton Nikkila, Chester Hawkins, and J. Surak - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• Bleary Eyed, Psychic Subcreatures, the Meltaway, and Snail Mail - the Playroom [Friendship Heights]
• Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, and Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Collider, Clair Morgan, and Brandon Moses - Chinatown Coffee Company [475 H St NW, WDC]
• Covered With Jam and Better Off Dead - Gypsy Sally's (Gypsy Jam 2.0)
Dark Rituals Death Fest 1 - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Dave Matthews Band - Jiffy Lube Live
DC JazzFest at the Yards: Cécile McLorin Salvant, the Chuck Brown Band, Eddie Palmieri and his Latin Jazz Septet - Yards Park [355 Water St SE, WDC]
• the Delfonics - Howard Theatre
• Division, Ghosts of the Fallen, and Croatoan - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Dungen and Purling Hiss (solo) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Elikeh - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Experience (Who Is Phizzals? album release concert) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Fitz & the Tantrums and Finish Ticket - 9:30 Club - sold out
• From the Archives, Pass//Fail, Henry Luther, and Signal 30 - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• the Galaxy Electric (album release party), CrushnPain, and Matthew from Amsterdam (Kokayi side-project) - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Gauche - DC Public Library, Mt. Pleasant Branch [3160 16th St NW, WDC] (2 PM Show)
• Hailu Mergia and Wume - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Harold Mabern Quartet plus special guest Eric Alexander and Steve Turre Quartet - the Hamilton
• Harry Connick Jr. - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Honey Stone, Little Lungs, Highland x AntiHero, and Todo Mas - Playground [DIY space in College Park, MD]
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (3 PM Show)
Jauze, Bethlehem Steel, Stringer, Follies, and Go Cozy - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC] Moved to Slash Run
• Jauze, Bethlehem Steel, Stringer, Follies, and Go Cozy - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] (Moved from Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge)
• the Jayhawks and Folk Uke - Lincoln Theatre
• Jimmy Joe Roche + Layne Garrett, Heejin Jang, and Tom Boram - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Masacre, Visceral Violation, Process of Suffocation, the Day of the Beast, and Inhumation - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Morning Ride and Woodburn - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Orrin Evans' Capt. Black Big Band and Washington Renaissance Orchestra Octet - Arris [1331 4th Street, SE, WDC] (DC Jazz Loft Series)
• Peter Bradley Adams - Jammin' Java
• Picnibus, Greenhouse, and the Funkolanterns - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Queen Esther and the Hot Five - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• RDGLDGRN, the Skints, and Stacked Like Pancakes - Baltimore SoundStage
• Renee Tannenbaum with Dial 251 - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Reverie, Bust Off, Aethos, Skumboyz, and BBC - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• REZZ - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
Ronnie Laws - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Sara Curtin, Post Sixty-Five, and Fellow Creatures - DC9
• Scarface & Devin the Dude & Bun B featuring WHAT Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sly 45 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Solar Temple, Solace Sovay, and Older Notes - Velvet Lounge
• Stars & the Sea, Channel Volatile, and Bombenkinder - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Third Grade Friends, Punch the Unicorn, and Madly - IOTA Club & Café
• the Toasters, the Upstarters, the Fuss, Clockbreaker, Paperback Tragedy, and Thirteen Towers - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Tough Old Bird and Canyon Collected - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Ultra Naté, Lisa Moody, DJ Lisa Frank, Chris Burns, and Trev-ski - Petworth Recreation Center [801 Taylor St NW, WDC] (Petworth Park Summer Jam - 5 PM)


Sunday, 19 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Anthony D'Amato - Jammin' Java
• Bill Burr - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Bobby Meader Music, Calm & Crisis, Menage A Garage, and the Topper Project - Velvet Lounge
• Brantley Gilbert, Justin moore, and Colt Ford - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• D.R.I., Sonick Plague, Copstabber, and Bust Off - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
DC JazzFest at the Yards: Kamasi Washington, Fred Foss performing a tribute to NEA Jazz Master Jackie McLean, E.J. Strickland's Transient Beings, Igmar Thomas & the Revive Big Band with Talib Kweli, Bilal, and Ravi Coltrane - Yards Park [355 Water St SE, WDC]
Domo Genesis - DC9 (the Chore Tour) CANCELLED
• Harold Melvin's Blue Notes - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 12:30 PM & 7:30 PM)
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4 PM Show)
• Joey DeFranesco Trio and Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles - the Hamilton
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lucius and Margaret Glaspy - 9:30 Club - sold out
Minor Victories - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Nicole Saphos - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Okee Dokee Brothers - AMP
• Pigeon Pit, Jr Adelberg, Genderqueer Death Squad, Sick Semper, Fleeting Femme, and Elliott Sky Case - Casa Gata [5706 8th St NW, WDC]
• Ray LaMontagne - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Rue Snider - Galaxy Hut
• Sistr Mid9ight, Escape-ism, Time is Fire, and DJs Jerry Busher & Rich Morel - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Veronneau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Victor Provost Group - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Monday, 20 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Black Rhinoceros and Run Come See - Galaxy Hut
• Gaby Moreno - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mutual Benefit and Florist - DC9
Outlawz (20th anniversary tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• the Staves and Trevor Sensor - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Vista Kicks and Strangers You Know - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 21 June 2016 [link to this day]

• CalArts Center for New Performance and Duende CalArts: Shelter - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Colvin & Earle - Birchmere
• DRI, Haste, Pain!, Out of Spite, Exemptus, the Collaterals, and Aura Awake - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Felly, Gyyps, Peter $8n, Dan Goldin, and MC Bravado with the Cypher Junkies - Baltimore SoundStage (the 7th King Tour)
• Gregg Allman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Haley Reinhart - the Hamilton
• Jonny Lang - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Lisa Loeb - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Lisa Loeb - Wolf Trap (Theatre-In-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Mark Lanegan - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Ned, Piranha, Mantis Toboggan, and Grace Vonderkuhn - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Nick Millevoi's Desertion Trio - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (The Preparation presented by Creative Music in DC)
• Oh Wonder - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Pup, Rozwell Kid, and Pkew Pkew Pkew - DC9 - sold out
• the So So Glos, Big Ups, and Graver - Ottobar (Baltimore)
the Grow Wild Tour: Round2 Crew, Will Jay, Bad Feelings, Dylan Holland, Zach Matari, Ben Hazlewood, The House On Cliff, Rivers Monroe, and James Barre - Jammin' Java
• Violent Femmes - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Ziggy Marley - Fillmore Silver Spring


Wednesday, 22 June 2016 [link to this day]

• the 7th King Tour with Felly feat. Byps & special guest Peter $un - Howard Theatre
• Alex Guthrie and RJ Bracchitta - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Black Rhinoceros - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Bonnie Bishop and Sam Outlaw - Jammin' Java
• Cokestar (Nick of the Obsessives), Dump Him, Foster Carrots, Coronal Mass Ejection, Boyscout Thriller, and Dogwoods - the Playroom [Friendship Heights]
• Colvin & Earle - Birchmere
• the Cure and the Twilight Sad - Merriweather Post Pavilion - sold out
• District of Comedy Stand-Up Showcase - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Atrium)
• Dysentery, Parasitic Ejaculation, Bereave, Blacken, Perihelion, Dahmed, Malice at the Palace, and Wormhole - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Grace Potter and Con Brio - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 1/22/16) - sold out
• the Greater U Street Jazz Collective - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Gregg Allman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Justin Nozuka - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Natural Child - DC9
• the Pietasters - Lee District Park Amphitheater [6601 Telegraph Rd, Alexandria, VA]
• Tomato Dodgers, Shepherds, and the Duskwhales - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Weird Al Yankovic (the Mandatory World Tour) - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Wye Oak - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Yael Naim and Kokayi - the Hamilton


Thursday, 23 June 2016 [link to this day]

• [Explosion Sound], Dethlehem, Descendants of Erdrick, and Danimal Cannon - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Ami Dang, Other Colors, and Little Hawk (album release) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Friends Records Matinee Show - 5:30 PM)
• Angie Stone - Birchmere
• Ani DiFranco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Banding Together 2016: The Battle of the Law Firm Bands - Black Cat (Both stages - a benefit for Gifts for the Homeless)
• BRNDA - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• Chris Cornell - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Comedy at the Kennedy Center - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Gallery)
• Cubanismo - Howard Theatre
• Dana Louise & the Glorious Birds - AMP
• Dawkins, Pree, Grace Vonderkuhn, and Dangers (members of Young Rapids) - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Dead & Company: Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, Bob Weir, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Eagle Rock Gospel Singers - Jammin' Java
• English Beat, Soul Asylum, and the Scotch Bonnets - Baltimore SoundStage
• Eyelet, R-Dent, Mickey & Mallory, Carpetbagger, and Brotherhood - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Grace Potter and Con Brio - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 1/23/16) - sold out
• Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang - Bossa
• Jazz Band Masterclass with Jeff Antoniuk - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Only)
• Katie Hargrove - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kevin Morby and Jaye Bartell - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Knuckleberry Finn, Mountain Jew, Nox, and Small Dad - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Nicholas Payton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nine To Five, Idleminds, the Hartford Pussies, and Capital Offender - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Riverdance - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Robert Ellis and Tom Brousseau - the Hamilton
• Robot Jurassic, Not Blood Paint, Tha Raw, and Nomad Express - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Sam Lewis Band and Rosedale - Gypsy Sally's
• Stewart Lewis - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Sting & Peter Gabriel - Verizon Center (Rock Paper Scissors Tour)
• Superheaven, Creepoid, and the Spirit of the Beehive - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tone, RLYR, and Psychic Teens - DC9
• Two Ton Twig and the Dupont Brothers (CD Release Show) - IOTA Club & Café
• Winterhymn, Yesterday's Saints, Khaotika, Oberris, Druids, and Aura Awake - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Wye Oak and Teen - Ottobar (Baltimore) - sold out


Friday, 24 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Birchmere
• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aaron L. Myers II - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa (Downstairs)
• Anthony Pirog & Jarrett Gilgore, Other Colors, and the Marian McLaughlin Trio - Comet Ping Pong
• Baby Hold On To Me - Inspired by the Music of Gerald Levert - Warner Theatre
• Bass Nation Baltimore feat. Kill the Noise & Snails - Baltimore SoundStage
• Black Pussy, Borracho, Irata, and Memphis Hill - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Born Cross-Eyed - IOTA Club & Café
• Bowen McCauley Dance - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Dave Barnes and Lucie Silvas - the Hamilton
• District of Comedy Stand-Up Showcase - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Atrium)
• Dr. John & the Nite Trippers - Howard Theatre
• Enter the Haggis - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Graver, Yantras, Fiction Department, and Sungazing - the Swell Den [DIY space at 209 Ashley Manor Drive, Rockville, MD]
• Greasy Hands, Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band, and SoulXchange - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Handsome Foxes, Polyon, Almost People, Curse Words, and an acoustic set from Cory Call (Arliss Nancy) & Stephen Lee - Velvet Lounge
• Homosuperior, Jack on Fire, Olivia Mancini, and Literals - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Presented by Positive Force - Benefit for Bread for the City)
Jaggery, BOOMscat, and Bassapella - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Jerry Folk - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jon Bellion, SonReal, and Blaque Keyz - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Judith Hill - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• King Selassie I Sound - Bossa (Upstairs)
• Margot MacDonald, Fine Animal, and Dawkins - Otherfeels House [3408 Brown St NW, WDC]
Maryland Doom Fest, Night 1: The Obsessed, Spirit Caravan, Internal Void, Castle, Ruby the Hatchet, Pale Divine, Demon Eye, Admiral Browning, Atala, Black Urn - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Matthew Marlinski and Marguerite - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Millenial Choirs & Orchestras with special guest Jenny Oaks Baker, America's Violinist - Strathmore (Music Center)
Nails, Full of Hell, God's Hate, and Eternal Sleep - Ottobar (Baltimore) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Nicholas Payton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Nightmare Poice, Up From Here, Dreamcatcher, and the Longest Start - The Raven Inn [8636 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD] (Presented by Feed the Scene)
• Pere Ubu ("Coed Jail!": Songs from 1975-1982) and Obnox - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Pimps of Joytime - Gypsy Sally's
• PLRLS, Snakes, and Callowhill - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Raw Filth, Kollision, Regime, and Leash - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Riverdance - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Soak. and Overcoats - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Stephen Kellogg's 6th Annual SK Family BBQ - Night 1 - Jammin' Java
• Warthog, La Misma, Sem Hastro, and Kombat - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Weezer, Panic! At the Disco, and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness - Jiffy Lube Live
• Winterhymn, Yesterday's Saints, and Khaotika - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]


Saturday, 25 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Aoife O'Donovan and Sarah Jarosz with Chris Thile: How to Sing with Others - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Atrium)
• Baby Hold On To Me - Inspired by the Music of Gerald Levert - Warner Theatre
• Balkan Beat Box and A-WA - 9:30 Club
• Big Hoax (album release), Silent Old Mountains, Fellow Creatures, and Pony Bones - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Black Mountain and Majeure - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bonnie "Prince" Billy + Bitchin' Bajas (together and apart) with Highlife - 6th & I
• Broncho and Dead Professional - DC9
• Burt the Dirt - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Capital Fringe Music Festival: Rufus Roundtree & Da Bmore Brass Factory, Shark Week, 178 Product featuring Sal P. of Liquid Liquid, Kino Musica, Dos Santos Anti_Beat Orchestra, Juanita Ca$h - Matchbox at the Old City Farm & Guild [925 Rhode Island Avenue NW, WDC]
• Classhole (members of Eyehategod and Mountain of Wizard), Teamster, Hang Clean, Reality Check, and Wit's End - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Dangermuffin and On the Bus - Gypsy Sally's
• Di Daly - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Dixie Chicks - Jiffy Lube Live (DCX World Tour MMXVI)
• Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta, Organix Trio, and DJs Napspace & Pierre Bennu (Lost in Crates) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Duskwhales, Rinaldi Flying Circus, and Cinema Hearts - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Dyr Faser, Sansyou, and Insect Factory - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Electric Grandmother, DAIS, Blankus Larry, and Aggressive Pedestrian - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Feedel Band - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Fond Han, Nanny, and Lightbeams - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Gool Ol' Freda - AMP
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Jorma Kaukonen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Kathy Sledge: The Brighter Side of Day (Billie Holiday tribute) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ladyhawke and Psychic Twin - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Marcus Blacke and Jammin Joe Van Dyke - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Maryland Doom Fest, Night 2: Bang, Place of Skulls, Blackfinger, Unorthodox, War Injun, Hollow Leg, Wizard Eye, Spillage, Argus, Serpents of Secrecy, Wicked Inquisition, Thousand Vision Mist, Dee Calhoun - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Mitski, Japanese Breakfast, and Jay Som - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Randy Bachman - Howard Theatre (Vinyl Tap Tour)
• Riverdance - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• the Silverhounds, the Averist, and Mikhail - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute) and HmfO (Hall & Oates tribute) - the Hamilton
• Stephen Kellogg's 6th Annual SK Family BBQ - Night 2 - Jammin' Java
• Stolen Jars, Dissonance, Sexy Dex & the Fresh, Spit-Take, and Shirt/Pants - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Supreme Commander, Mostly Dead, Knife the Symphony, and Cannons - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• A Tribute to the Music of Mary J, Fantasia, and Erykah Badu - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Weathervanes, the Highballers, and Karen Jonas - IOTA Club & Café
• When Gotham Falls (reunion), Violence in Vanity (EP release), Through the Wake, Imbued, and This September - Baltimore SoundStage
• Whenskiesaregray, the Heads are Zeros, Eyelet, Clay Davis, Mental School, A Film in Color, InDroves, and Schroeder - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Fake Crab Records Fest)
• Worriers, Mikey Erg, ninety Six Ghosts, and Manners Manners - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Sunday, 26 June 2016 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series: Andres Gallego, Justin Trawick, Chelsea Sisson, Laura Love, Andy Shea, Sal Rourke, Melanie Shark, Jahnel Daliya, and 1 TBD - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
Aria Jukebox - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 3 PM)
• Arlington Philharmonic - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Atlas At Last, Pudge, and Southpaws - Velvet Lounge
• Barenaked Ladies, OMD, and Howard Jones - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Best of Serenade! - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM - Co-presented by Classical Movements)
Capital Fringe Music Festival: Underground System, Sitali, Beninghove's Hangmen, Ed Hamell, Future Generations, Big Lazy, Daniel Bachman, Nag Champ - Matchbox at the Old City Farm & Guild [925 Rhode Island Avenue NW, WDC]
• Classhole (members of Eyehategod), 3:33, and Encasing Embrace - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (5 PM Early Show)
• the Combs, the Nuclears, Spirit Plots, and the Stents - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
DC101 Kerfuffle: blink-182, Silversun Pickups, Cold War Kids, Violent Femmes, Bear Hands, the Strumbellas, Joywave - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 12:30 PM)
• Deerhoof, Kill Alters, and Rinse - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dope Francis and Dura - Galaxy Hut
• Green Beret, Aggression Pact, Javla (last show), Stinger, Zipper, and Hot Shot - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Guns N' Roses and Alice In Chains - FedEx Field [1600 FedEx Way, Landover, MD 20785]
• Hemlines, Worriers, Mikey Erg, and Art Sorority for Girls - DC9
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4 PM Show)
• Jackyl and the Tommy McGee Band - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jegna Tree-O featuring Daryn Coates - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jim Brickman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 4 PM All-Ages Matinee & 7 PM 21+ Show)
• Kathy Sledge: The Brighter Side of Day (Billie Holiday tribute) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lil Uzi Vert & Kodak Black with 21 Savage & YFN Lucci - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
Maryland Doom Fest, Night 3: Mos Generator, Karma to Burn, King Giant, Wasted Theory, Orodruin, Foghound, Toke, Eternal Black, Seasick Gladiator, Doperider, Flummox - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Mystery Lights and Teen Liver - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Near Northeast, Rinaldi Flying Circus, and Handsome Hound - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Peter Asher & Albert Lee and the Kennedys - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Planet Manhood, Slip Disco, Frozen Lawn, and Calgrove - Kokomo [DIY Space, NE DC]
• Project Natale - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Riverdance - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• Samuel Barker - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Sleep and Windhand - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Stolen Jars and the Red Fetish - Bossa
• TBA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere
• Unaussprechlichen Kulten and Dire Omen - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Village People - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Wheeler Walker Jr. (Rated R) - Jammin' Java
• the Worthwhile Fight (CT), Blue Sky Dream, Nox, and Mountain Jew - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]


Monday, 27 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Andrew Tufano, Dylan Dunlap, Eli Pafumi, and Miranda Ellis - Jammin' Java
• Ashes of Mankind, Paralysis, Wrath of Typhon, Terminal Resolution, and KryptiD - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Harpers Ferry National Historic Park (HFNHP) Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• KROBOPL - Galaxy Hut
• Lil Uzi Vert & Kodak Black with 21 Savage & YFN Lucci - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Nice Breeze, Hothead, and Weekly Rates - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Paul Simon - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Peter Asher & Albert Lee - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Quasi and Saqqara Mastaba - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Richard Buckner - IOTA Club & Café
• Stereoriots, Mimi Loco & the Drama Queens, and Company Calls - Black Cat (Backstage)


Tuesday, 28 June 2016 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series: Justin Trawick, Elena Lacayo, Ken Wenzel, Jahnel, Gina Sobel, Lowuisa Hall, Jim Shirey, LATO, Nardo Lilly - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic & DJ Zone and Homeboy Sandman - 9:30 Club
• Al Strong - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• AWOLNATION, Death From Above 1979, and Irontom - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Billy McComisky and Sons - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ceu - Howard Theatre
• Charm City Saints, Brick By Brick, Oldham Boys, and Last Call Hooligans - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Dragged Into Sunlight, Castle Freak, and Destroyer of Man - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 1: Cyber Twin, pulses., Farewell Dynamic, Never Too Steep, the Watch, Wandering Lies - Jammin' Java
• Joe Purdy - the Hamilton
• Mali Music - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Max Pain & the Groovies, Colora, and Slurred Words - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Modern Baseball, Joyce Manor, and Thin Lips - Baltimore SoundStage
• Paul Simon - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Wednesday, 29 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Andaiye - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Asha Bhosle with Wolf Trap Opera - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Be Steadwell - AMP
Be Steadwell (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion) Concert is at AMP, not at Strathmore's Mansion.
• Beggars Tomb and Gypsy Soul Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• Beres Hammond - Howard Theatre
• Daniel Heffington, Bezique, Furnace Creek, and Elephant Jake - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Darkest Timeline - Da Luft Lounge [1242 H St NE, WDC]
• the Doubleclicks and Juliana Finch - Jammin' Java
• Hall Williams - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kristine Key - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Mayer Hawthorne - 9:30 Club
• Milo in the Doldrums, the Head, and Yum - Velvet Lounge
• Mingo Fishtrap and Jamie McLean Band - the Hamilton
• Pinegrove, Ratboys, and Half Waif - DC9
• Soft Kill, Underpass, Pellars, and Lover's Touch - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Soul of Afghan Music: Homayoun Sakhi and Salar Nader - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Taj Majal Trio - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tale of Us and Rush Plus - U St Music Hall (9 PM Show)
• Vonda Shepard - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Whitesnake, Whitford, and St. Holmes - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 30 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Alexander Jean featuring Mark Ballas & BC Jean - Jammin' Java
• the Alexandria Harmonizers - Providence Presbyterian Church [9019 Little River Tpke, Fairfax, VA] (Public rehearsal for competition in Nashville, TN)
• Back of the Car and Bad Name for a School - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Beres Hammond - Howard Theatre
• Black Milk and Nat Turner - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dead Kennedys, the Welch Boys, and Walk the Plank - 9:30 Club
• Echo Courts, Surf Harp, Go Cozy, Prearie Sol, and Hellrazor - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Farrah Flosscett + DJ JohnJazz, Brass Connection Band, and DJ JohnJazz - Big Chief [2002 Fenwick St NE, WDC] (Big Chief Grand Opening)
• Fear of Men and Puro Instinct - DC9
• Genevieve, Cadaveric Spasm, Bandit, Universal Remonster, and Uncle Buck - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hip-Hop and Go-Go Classic featuring Naughty By Nature, MC Lyte, EPMD, Slick RIck, Junkyard, EU and more - DAR Constitution Hall (Presented by MAJIC 102.3)
Home Within: Kinan Azmeh and Kevork Mourad - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• the Hotelier, Told Slant, and Bellows - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jazzy Summer Nights with Secret Society featuring Sugar Bear, Spur of the Moment - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Jerry Tolk & the Old Soul String Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jesus Culture - Fillmore Silver Spring (Let It Echo Tour)
• Johnny Fantastic (solo), Richard Album, and Russel the Leaf - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Justin Trawick - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Karen Bernod - Akoustikally Karen - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mike Stud and Innanet James - Baltimore SoundStage (These Days Tour)
• NSO: DreamWorls animation in Concert - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Our Point of View featuring Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke, Derrick Hodge, Kendrick Scott, Marcus Strickland, Ambrose Akinmusire - Birchmere
• Owen Danoff (of NBC's The Voice) and Mike Schiavo - the Hamilton
• Patti LaBelle - Strathmore (Music Center - Rescheduled from 4/7/16)
• Psycroptic, Beyond Creation, the Zenith Passage, Silence the Requiem, Crawling Manifest, Silent on Fifth Street, Delenda, and Midvale - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Sedative, Oaf, Iron Cages, Claw, Basement Family, Mission Creep, and BBC - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Surprise Attack, the Smiling Islanders, and Bunny Man Bridge - IOTA Club & Café
• Unring the Bell, Breakup Season, and Hundredth Nomad - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Vocal Colors: Brenton Ryan (tenor), Ben Endquist (baritone), Kirill Kuzmin (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6:30 PM Show)
• Whitford St. Holmes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Woodshedders and Will Overman Band - Gypsy Sally's


Friday, 1 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Bad Canoes (members of Screaming Females), Saddle of Centaur, and Short Skirt - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• By & By Bluegrass - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Carter Lou & the Project (Album Release party), Wild Love, and the Duskwhales - Jammin' Java
• Cascading Elephants and Delaplane - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Clarks with Scott Kurt and Memphis 59 - State Theatre
• Dial 251 for Jazz - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Flag (original members Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, Bill Stevenson, and Dez Cadena with Stephen Egerton performing the music of Black Flag), War on Women, and the Dirty Nil - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Hivelords, Genevieve, Mother Moon, and Sickdeer - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• In Your Memory, Birthright, Dear Spring, and the Starless - Rock & Roll Hotel
• The Janine Gilbert-Carter Quintet with Vince Smith, Wes Biles, Manny Kellough, and Antonio Parker - Westminster Presbyterian Church [400 I St. SW, WDC]
• Jouwala Collective and Black Masala - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Keir Neuringer, James Brandon Lewis Trio, Ayman Fanous, and CK Barlow - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Klaperttarrak and the Aukeran dance company - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• the Last Year, Exnations, and the Milestones - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mark G. Meadows & the Movement - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Monday Mistress, Red Version, and the Baby Grand - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Ms. Anita Wilson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• New Minority, School of Rock (Cherry Hill & Silver Spring), Afarinesh, Better Homes, and Cruddy Cranker - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Night of Soul featuring Kim Tae Woo - Howard Theatre
• NSO: America the Beautiful - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Pasadena Tour Ending Party with Spiritual Rez, Never Ending Fall, Against Better Judgement, Joint Operation - Baltimore SoundStage
• Patti LaBelle - Strathmore (Music Center - Rescheduled from 4/8/16)
• People Under the Stairs - 9:30 Club
• Renshaw Davies, Humbalaya, and Prima Vera - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Speakers of the House - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Thirteen Towers, Free Lobster Buffet, and Six Foot Machine - the Auld Shebeen [3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA]
• A Tribute to Count Basie starring the John Blount-Dave Tucker Big Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Vivian Green - Birchmere
• Westmain - IOTA Club & Café


Saturday, 2 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Alukah, Emerge a Tyrant, Phantoms, and Artifacts - Baltimore SoundStage
• Barbara Papendorp - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Biotzetik Basque Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Carol Riddick - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dan Deacon, :3lon, Alex Silva, Ruby Fulton, and DJs Joy Postell & Book of Morrin - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Dingleberry Dynasty and F - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Donnell Rawlings and the Fat Doctor - Birchmere
• the Huggy Lowdown - Chris Paul & Friends feat. Timmy Hall from the Donnie Snipson Show - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• the Idol Kings: a tribute to Tom Petty, Journey, & John Mellencamp - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• ilyAIMY - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Journey, the Doobie Brothers, and Dave Mason - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Luke Johnson Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Major & the Monbacks and M.H. & His Orchestra - the Hamilton
• Mary Ann Redman - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Mary Chapin Carpenter and the Milk Carton Kids - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Miss Tess & the Talkbacks (CD release show) - IOTA Club & Café
• Mumblr, Go Cozy, California Cousins, Lilac Daze, Secret Stuff, and I Love Your Lifestyle - the Codmother / Handsome Cock [1334 U St NW, WDC]
• One Slack Mind, FutureWulf, Beldam, and Ashes of Mankind - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Richie Ramone - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Roosevelt Dime, Laura Baron, and Caroline Ferrante - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Satan's Satyrs, Magic Circle (ex Rival Mob, No Tolerance, Mind Eraser), Iron Man, Crazy Bull, and Battle Ruins - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
the Sovereign Music & Healing Festival: HeadRoc, Cecily, Quinton Randall, Kenny Sharp, Meeche Korrect - 3021 15th St NW, WDC (Starts at noon)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• We Were Promised Jetpacks and Prism Tats - Jammin' Java
• the Yachtsmen and Atomic Mosquitos - Hank Dietle's Tavern [11010 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD]


Sunday, 3 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Marcus King Band - Birchmere
• the Box Tops - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Domingues & Kane and James Wolf - Bossa
• Eric Sommer (full band) - IOTA Club & Café
• Fox45, Gateway to Hell, Queen Wolf, and the Stops - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Funebrarum, Putrisect, and Scorched - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jack Romanov, Aethos, Sungazing, and Goodside - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 2: Daniel Heffington, Taylor Davie Band, Box Era, Wild Love, the Firnats, HalfSpeak, the Talent Show, the Topper Project, Better Homes - Jammin' Java
• Los Pericos + Aterciopelados with Zakke - Howard Theatre
• NOKA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Salon de Libertad for All Time: Goodbye 1822 Lamont St NW - Lamont Street Collective [1822 Lamont St NW, WDC] (2 PM start)
• Samantha Pearl - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Suppression, Radiation Blackbody, Mind as Prison, the Wayward, and Drugs of Faith - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Sweater Set - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Tarea Anderson - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]


Monday, 4 July 2016 [link to this day]

A Capitol Fourth: Smokey Robinson, Kenny Loggins, Gavin DeGraw, Cassadee Pope, Amber Riley, Jackie Evancho, Sutton Foster, Christopher Jackson, Yolanda Adams, the cast of On Your Feet!, Alisan Porter (from The Voice's Season 10)and the National Symphony Orchestra (Jack Everly, director), plus the Choral Arts Society of Washington, Patrick Lundy & the Ministers of Music, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, the U.S. Army Ceremonial Band - West Lawn of the US Capitol [1 1st Street NW, WDC]
• Action Beat (feat. GW Sok of the Ex), the Wayward, Opening Bell, and Elagabalus - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• James A. Johnson Young Artist Series: Theljon Allen - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Platinum Boys, Mirror Motives, Hooky, Br'er, and Fox 45 - the Space Jam [1313 Delafield Place NW, WDC] (2:30 PM Afternoon Show)


Tuesday, 5 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Flasher, Post Pink, and Puff Pieces - Comet Ping Pong
• Girlpool - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Grisblod, Wilt, Blood Rust, and Station - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Inter Arma, Withered, Earthling, and Genocide Pact - DC9
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 3: GhostDance, Calm the Waters, Monday Mistress, Butler, Young Hands, Fight Past the Urge, Jesse Christiansen, ZeroShift, AzurA - Jammin' Java
• Jarekus Singleton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Nudie Suits - Mobtown Studios [2603 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Phoebe Ryan, Cardiknox, and Secret Weapons - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tuelo Minah - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 6 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Ambrosia - AMP
• Bianca Muniz - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Bill Heid Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Blacksage, Pellars, Maxine, and Joseph & the Beasts (solo set) - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD] (Benefit for Orlando)
• Bruisey Peets, GUMA, Tölva, and Alex Tebeleff - Otherfeels House [3408 Brown St NW, WDC]
• Coward Flowers - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Duskwhales, Island of Misfit Toys, A MARC Train Home, Older Notes, and Lenclair - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Frogman, Platinum Boys, and Flowery - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Greyhounds and Bobby Thompson (solo) - Gypsy Sally's
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 4: the Solo Projekt, Catchin' Toads, New Minority, +E, No More Chill, the Barons, the Pilots - Jammin' Java
• Jessy Lanza and DJ Taye - DC9
• Lion Babe and Kamau - 6th & I
• Los Van Van - 9:30 Club
• Lyfe Jennings - Baltimore SoundStage
• Miramar - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Misled Youth, Iron Cages, Regulator, Sedative, and Pink Film - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Todd Bauchspies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tuelo - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)


Thursday, 7 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Cecily - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC] (A Celebration of Womanhood to celebrate the memory of Vernard's mother Rae Ella Orendoff Gray)
• Claw, Marine Corpse, Malicious Code, and Writhe - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the CrossRhodes (Raheem DeVaughn + Wes Felton) - Birchmere
• Dope Francis, Technicians, Skyline Hotel, and Reed Appleseed - Velvet Lounge
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Guided By Voices and Nap Eyes - 9:30 Club
• Humble Fire, DAIS, and Stranger in the Alps - DC9
• the Iguanas - the Hamilton
• Jean Carne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Bieber - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Karen Jonas - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Matthew Francis Andersen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mike Cemprola - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Moona Luna - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)
• Nothing, Citizen, and Culture Abuse - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the NSO Summer Music Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Oh Pep! - Jammin' Java
• Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Melissa Etheridge - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sitcom, Frontyards, DimeBlue6, and Flowerbomb - Club Penguin [DIY space in Silver Spring, MD]
• the Split Seconds, Wild Love, and More AM Than FM - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Stop Worrying & Love the Bomb, Symptoms, and Unknown Threat - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• Sublime with Rome, Tribal Seeds, and Bleeker - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Thee Lexington Arrows, All Talk, Alter, Dumbcharger, and Mary Wander - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Title Tracks, Bad Moves, and Strange Avenger - Fort Reno
• Tortured Soul, Amadou Kouyate, and Sol Power All Stars - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Victory!Victory!, Kathleen Murray, and David Wimbish - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Yanni - Warner Theatre


Friday, 8 July 2016 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer - Jiffy Lube Live
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Alison Crockett - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Arbouretum, Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band, and Plow - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Bambir - Velvet Lounge (Late show - 10 PM)
• Bea Steadwell, NUEX, and Anastasia Antoinette - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• BRNDA, Bueno, and Governess - Comet Ping Pong
• Carolyn Wonderland and Toronzo Cannon - the Hamilton
• Chelsey Green & the Green Project - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• the Coathangers and Homosuperior - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Crown Larks, Darsombra, Adjective Animal, and Time Toss - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Dress Code, Skourge, Malicious Code, and Joe Biden - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Driftwood Soldier - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Eddy Faulkner and Shawn Hook - Tyson's Corner Center Plaza [across from the Microsoft store; 1961 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA]
• Emerge a Tyrant, Confessions, the Machinist (CD Release), Gladiators, Blessing of this Curse, On Wings of Hope - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• the English Channel - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Eric Roberson and Groove Stu - Baltimore SoundStage
• Erin & the Wildfire, Julia Fanning, and Lucas James Shaffer - IOTA Club & Café
• the Fabulous Dialtones Rockin' and Dancin' Party - Jammin' Java
• Firebird Organ Quartet - Old Engine 12 Firehouse Restaurant [1626 N Capitol St NW, WDC]
• the Harry Bells - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Ian Nagoski: Ecstatic & Wingless: Bird-Imitation on Four Continents - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Jean Carne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Juice, Alex DB, Ayes Cold, Jacq Jill, Jett Chandon, and Mane Squeeze - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Los Cafres & Estelares - Howard Theatre
Mahogany and Fall Seattle - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM) CANCELLED
Merryland Kick-Off Concert: Papadosio with ELM - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Merryland Kick-Off Concert: Soul Rebels, People's Blues of Richmond - 9:30 Club
• Miel San Marcos and Danny Berrios - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Mike Slap the Bass (featuring Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Nag Champa, Husky Boys, Daphne, Fiona Kohrman (of the El Mansouris), and Nate Mendelsohn (of Market) - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• NSO: Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with Yuja Wang, piano - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Pan American Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Rochelle Rice - AMP
• Scott Wolfson, Other Heroes, and Gin Forsyth - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Sick of It All (30 years: 1986-2016), Street Dogs, and King Ly Chee - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Sister Ex, the Screws, and Meatbot - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Snuggle, Akris, Hellpie, Red Sword, and Blue Collar War - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Suede - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Trees - Gypsy Sally's
• Vermord, Belial, and Ashes of Mankind - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Saturday, 9 July 2016 [link to this day]

• 10th Annual Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival featuring Sam Gleaves, Roni Stoneman, the Ebony Hillbillies, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer - Birchmere
• Alison Crockett - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Amy K. Bormet Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Big Hush, Wildhoney, Swings, Mal Devisa, Leapling, Two Inch Astronaut, Dove Lady, and Nox - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (DZ Turns 5)
• Bobby Long and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Cissa Paz - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Coathangers, L.A. Witch, and Hemlines - Comet Ping Pong
• Corky Laing Plays Mountain - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dave Hill (book tour show) with Church Night - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Dave Kline Band - Gypsy Sally's
• David Bazan and Laura Gibson - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Emily King and PJ Morton - 9:30 Club
• the Hula Monsters - City of Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion [31 South Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD] (HulaFest)
• Jail Solidarity, Clean Girls, Multicult, and Psychic Subcreatures - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jean Carne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jim Breuer - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Kiss & Ride featuring Carly Harvey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Letlive, Seahaven, Silver Snakes, and Night Verses - Baltimore SoundStage
• Maks and Val Live on Tour: Our Way - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
Merryland Late-Night Concert with Karl Denson and host Kung Fu - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Merryland Music Fest, Day 1: String Cheese Incident (two sets), Lotus, Stephen "Ragga" Marley, Yonder Mountain String Band, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Protoje, TAUK, ELM - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• More Humans, Greenland, and Broken Hills - Velvet Lounge
• Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens - the Hamilton
• Natalie Jean - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• NSO: Raiders of the Lost Ark - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Pink Elephant - IOTA Club & Café
• RadaR and StereoRiots - Bayou [2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• the Reagan Years (80s tribute band) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ryan Shepherd & Richtown and Big Tow - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Shenandoah Run - AMP
• Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• So Far Gone Drake Night - Gun$ Garcia, Magglezzz - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Solstice, Vitality, and DNA Through the Ashes - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Toby Keith - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Undergang, Spectral Voice, Taphos Normos, and Putrisect - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• WNO Opera Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Sunday, 10 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Abi Reimold, Emily Yacina, and Infinity Crush - Comet Ping Pong
• Angie Keilhauer and Kevin Olson - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Anna Lin - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Blackroot Underground, Zeroni, Bounge, Neroscream & Nigel Frank, Autumn LaBella, and Jabari Lutalo & Friends - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Brendan Lukens (of Modern Baseball - solo), Snail Mail, Broken Beak, and Hemingway - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Cam'Ron, the Underachievers, G Herbo, Nyck Caution, and Don't Smoke Rock - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Carlos Vives - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
Catholic Werewolves, Stars Hollow, the Meer, and Schroeder - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Disturbed, Breaking Benjamin, Alter Bridge, and Saint Asonia - Jiffy Lube Live
• Dr. Robinson's Fiasco and Shagwuf - Galaxy Hut
• Envee, Jelly Bowl, Rosewell, and Buddhagraph Spaceship - the Auld Shebeen [3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA]
• Heidi Martin, Elijah Easton, and Jama. R. Moore (Sa Ankh Djed) - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (CapitalBop's DC Jazz Loft)
• Kitten, Sizzy Rocket, and Clean Spill - Baltimore SoundStage
• Little River Band - Birchmere
• Los Caribbeat - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Los Lonely Boys and the Slim Kings - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Luciano - Howard Theatre
Merryland Music Fest, Day 2: Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, Grace Potter, Greensky Bluegrass, Langhorne Slim & the Law, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Turkuaz, Cris Jacobs Band - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• the Michael Bowie Quartet's tribute to Nat King Cole - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• the NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• Puppy, Thelma, Julian, and Picsa - Kokomo [DIY Space, NE DC]
• Rorie (Singing & Silence EP release) and Ran Sanford - Jammin' Java
• Sobel 4tet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Steve Gunn and Spacin' - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Throwdown Syndicate, the Screws, and Copstabber - DC9 (Blazin' McAwesome Fest Benefit for Molly McAwesome & Pete Garamone)
• Vox Pop - Fort Hunt National Park [8999 Fort Hunt Rd, Alexandria, VA] (Fort Hunt Summer Concert Series - 6 PM)


Monday, 11 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Bas (Too High to Riot Tour), the Hics, Ron Gilmore, Cozz, and Earthgang - Baltimore SoundStage
• Beach House and Peals - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Beres Hammond and Jah Works - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dominic Fragman and Devin Ocampo - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Dot Dash, the Delarcos, and Nine To Five - Fort Reno (Happy Birthday John Stabb)
• Elizabeth Shea Dance featuring Connie Dinapoli, Adriane Fang, and Arturo Garcia - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Frameworks, Chokey, Octaves, Forges, and Birthright - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Galaxy Electric and Fuzz Queen - Galaxy Hut
• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• North American Martyrs, Supereme Commander, and Free Children of Earth - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Blazin' McAwesome Fest Benefit for Molly McAwesome & Pete Garamone)
• Raging Fyah, Nappy Riddem, and Dub City Renegades - Jammin' Java
• Ruff Endz - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Vardensphere, Cyanotic, Iszoloscope, and Chitin - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
the Wind & the Wave - DC9 CANCELLED


Tuesday, 12 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Beach House and the Chamanas - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Gia Mora: In the Cool of the Evening, the Music of Hoagie Carmichael - featuring Charlie Barnett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Gone is Gone - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Ian McColm / Nate Scheible Duo - Franklin Park [901 14th St NW, WDC] (DowntownDC Live! - 12 PM)
• Iz'em, Antarcticats, Calm & Crisis, and Hundredth Nomad - Velvet Lounge
• John Carpenter: Live Retrospective (performing themes from his classic films and new compositions) - Lincoln Theatre
• Los Lonely Boys - Birchmere
• Modest Mouse and Brand New - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• the NSO Summer Music Institute: Szervansky's Wind Quintet No. 1, Debussy's Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp, and Ravel's String Quartet in F major - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Nyogthaeblisz, Hellvetron, Nexul, and Process of Suffocation - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD] (NOTE: ShowlistDC does not support racism, but we do try to list every concert in the area, regardless of the bands' points of view or political beliefs. Please read up on the bands playing - here is one place to start - and consider if these are bands you want to support. We have been informed that this show will NOT happen at Club Orpheus due to the band's ) Show won't happen at this venue.
• Queensway, Separated, Vein, Bereave, and Blacken - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Red Fetish and Bacchae - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• the Smokers Club Tour: Cam'ron, the Underachievers, G Herbo, Smoke DZA, Nyck Caution - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Steely Dan and Steve Winwood - Jiffy Lube Live
• Tinsley Ellis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 13 July 2016 [link to this day]

Black Dog Prowl, Atlas Bloom, Calm & Crisis, and French Admirals - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] LOOKING FOR NEW VENUE
• Boys of Summer - State Theatre
• Brushes, Golden Papi, Best Behavior, and Today Junior - Velvet Lounge
• Cartas a Felice and Elena Lacayo - Gala Hispanic Theatre [3333 14th St NW, WDC]
• Direct Hit!, the Hellstroms, Pkew PkewPkew, Steveo & the Crippling Addictions, and Problem Daughter - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• George Weldon Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kansas Bible Company and Three Man Soul Machine - Gypsy Sally's
• Ken & Brad Kolodner - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Luba Mason (Mixtura CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mike Posner and Adam Friedman - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Mike Posner - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (2 PM Meet & Greet)
• Natural Velvet, Pale Dian, Scroll Downers, and Maxine - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Night Beats and Mystery Lights - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• the NSO Summer Music Institute: Bacewicz's Quartet for Four Violins, Harris's Rosemoor Quartet, and Shostakovich's String Quartet NO. 8 Op. 110 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Renee Georges and the GeorJazz Quintet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Slate Political Gabfest - Warner Theatre
• the Temptations - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Valient Thorr, Black Wizard, Gateway to Hell, and Blood Mist - Baltimore SoundStage
• Victoria Canal, Nico Deluca-Verley, Sofia Campoamor, Emily Hall, and the Charlie Bucket Project - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Young Rapids, Spaceface, and Paperhaus - DC9


Thursday, 14 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Aterciopelados - Howard Theatre
• the Bird Dogs present the Everly Brothers Experience - Birchmere
• Bob Funck - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Fellow Creatures, Sleepy Kitty, Sean Barna, and Julie Outrage - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Gorgon City (DJ set) and Trev-ski - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Hollertown - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Invincible Summer, Halloween Tres, Chiia, and Tendrills - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Janel & Anthony - Franklin Park [901 14th St NW, WDC] (DowntownDC Live! - 12 PM)
• John Huggins, Hatewave, Ladyprodukt, and Dimes & Rob Neubauer from the County - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Los Straitjackets and Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness - Gypsy Sally's
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Mostly Dead, Six Foot Machine, Neglected Republic, and Logan's Star Pupil - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
Nicholas Allbrook and Fascinator - DC9 CANCELLED
• the NSO Summer Music Institute: Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 59, No. 1, Dvorak's Terzetto in C major, Op. 74, and Dahl's Music for Brass Instruments - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pale Angels, Highway Cross, Passing Phases, and Scanners - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Party Like It's and Punch the Unicorn - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Pink Elephant - IOTA Club & Café
• Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - State Theatre
• Recess Monkey - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)
• the Rememberables, Psychic Subcreatures, and the Luau Cinders - Fort Reno
• Rochester City Police Department, Soul Truck, Writhe, and Xeukatre - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• ScHoolboy Q: Groovy Tony Pit Stops - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Second Sky and Crystal Youth - Bossa (Downstairs)
• She Wants Revenge (Debut Album 10-Year Anniversary Tour), Raw Fabrics, and Exnations - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sheila E. - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Slurred Words, Evil Virgins, and Colora - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Temptations - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Theo Croker and Mark Meadows - the Hamilton
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Wesley Stace (John Wesley Harding) and Luke Mitchem - Jammin' Java
• Wussy and Dot Dash - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 15 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) and DJ Suga Ray - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Darryl Rahn and Slim Stevens feat. Jessie Fenton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Dawn Drapes, Faron Young Cannibals, and the Singing Butcher - IOTA Club & Café
• Evermay Chamber featuring Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore - Strathmore (Music Center)
Ha-Ash - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Handsome Hound, Run Come See, and Peyote Pilgrim - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hey Mercedes, the World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, and Prawn - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Hot Sad Kyle, Ultra City, and Max Gollin - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Jackie & the Treehorns and FuzzQueen - Velvet Lounge
• Jam Band Fan Night - State Theatre
• Kelly Shepherd & Nomad Stories - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Killer Deluxe, Colin Thompson Band, and Lord Nelson - Jammin' Java
• Lionel Lyles - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Magda and Navbox - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Asylum, Prisoner, Old Lines, and Claw - Bell Foundry [1539 N. Calvert St, Baltimore, MD]
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mike Cooley - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Movement, Signal Fire, and FeelFree - Gypsy Sally's
• Mutilation Rites, Horseburner, RHIN, Torture Rack, and Extermination Angel - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• National Chamber Ensemble - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Nighthawks - AMP
• the NSO Summer Music Institute: Persichetti's Serenade No. 6, Mendelssohn's Octet, and Brahms's String Quartet No. 1 Op. 51 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Origem - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Phil Perry - Birchmere
• Proxima Control and Throwdown Syndicate - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD] (Face Melting Friday)
• Rakim (performing Paid In Full), Icon Tha God, and Tislam the Great - Baltimore SoundStage
• Rollex Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Roosevelts and Scott Miller with Bryn Davies - the Hamilton
• the Seth Bogart Show, Wet Brain, Ellen Degenerate, and Molly Rhinestones - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Sing For Your Life! A Hilarious, Unexpected, Interactive, Live, Comedy, Whodunnit! - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Stents, the Fuss, and the Jennifers - Comet Ping Pong
• Stronger Sex, 3rd Grade Friends, Heinous Orca, the Chewers, and Tomato Chase (solo) - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Superhero Homicide: Dawn of Deathdealer (murder mystery) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tarrus Riley with Dean Fraser & the Blak Soil Band - Howard Theatre
• Thonian Horde, Athame, and Byrgan - R&K Pub [15 E. Baltimore St, Hagerstown, MD]
• Umphrey's McGee and the Main Squeeze - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Wild Coast (EP release), the People, and Jau Ocean (members of RDGLDGRN, Paperhaus, and Wanted Man) - Sweet Magnolia Farms [1306 Farragut St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 16 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Accidents, Washers, American Television, and Sera - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Anita King - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Austin Lucas and Matt Woods - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Brave New Voices (International Youth Poetry Slam Festival) hosted by Hamilton star Daveed Diggs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• Brian McKnight - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bukkake Party Tonight, Whiskey & the Kidney Stones, the Alements, and Oceans of Flesh - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Bust Off, Breakaway, Death Cat, BBC, Skum Boyz, Encasing Embrace, Tay and Winzday Love,Dylijens, Sneaks, Laughing Man, Karmen Line, Wanted Man, allthebestkids - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Supporting Minority Youth in the Arts & Life - presented by Positive Force - benefit for Stop Police Terror Project - 1:30 PM start)
Cheick Hamala Diabate - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA] CANCELLED due to weather
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips and Horse Lords - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
Dailey & Vincent - the Hamilton POSTPONED TO 2/12/17
• Division, Shumaun, Cab Ride Home, Silence the Blind, Fart Hammer, and the Vomiting Dinosaurs - BadWolf Brewing Company [8420 Kao Circle, Manassas, VA] (Metal Benefit Show - for Children Battling Cancer)
• Dove Lady, Slmlh, Blue Smiley, and Airhead DC - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Emily Davis, Teething Veils, Sedan (formerly Silver Sprang), and Gentle Men - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Florida Georgia Line, Cole Swindell, the Cadillac Three, and Kane Brown - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Jack & Amanda Palmer and Thor (Swans/Shearwater) & Friends - 9:30 Club
• Jenn Grinels - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jim Slakie Tribute Show & CD Release Party featuring Five Days Drive and Faded Giant - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Kelly Shepherd & Nomad Stories - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kian 'N' JC: Don't Try This at Home - Lincoln Theatre
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mint Condition - Warner Theatre
• Monica, Melanie Fiona, and Avant - DAR Constitution Hall
• Mutual Groove (Wings of Apollo), Albino Rhino, and Bentley & the Hustle - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• the National Parks and Jenn Blosil - DC9
• No Friends, Rhea, Top Nachos, and Bless - Kokomo [DIY Space, NE DC]
• Pandora's Box (Aerosmith tribute) - State Theatre
• Population Zero and Rudest Priest - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Rakim: Performing Paid In Full (for the first time ever in DC) - with Tray Chaney - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• REV909: tribute to Daft Punk/French House & Indie Dance Classics with Will Eastman and Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Riotor, Baphomet's Blood, Violentor, Extermination Angel, and Frostclad - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• Sam Burns, Sol Power All-Stars, Sol Power Sound, Juan Zapata, and Chris Nitti - Petworth Recreation Center [801 Taylor St NW, WDC] (Petworth Park Summer Jam - 5 PM)
• Schuyler Grant and the Bumperyachts - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Sega Genocide, Bless, Nice Breeze, and Poppy Patica - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• the Seth Bogart Show, Prearie Sol, and Salvadoa Dali - Comet Ping Pong
• Since Antarctica, StereoRiots, and Madly - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Skip Castro Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Small Axe, James Healy, Lavender Tone, La Llorona, and Snack Master - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Smomid and Horse Lords - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Special Moves and Scitonian - IOTA Club & Café
• theVIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Thrillkiller (album release), Mundy, Milton J & the Leftovers, Arkhaven, and the Revived - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
Vans Warped Tour: Falling in Reverse, Four Year Strong, Less Than Jake, New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish, Set it Off, Sum 41, We the Kings, Yellowcard, Issues, Mayday Parade, Pepper, Real Friends, Sleeping With Sirens, State Champs, The Maine, The Story So Far, Tonight Alive, Crown The Empire, Every Time I Die, Ice Nine Kills, Motionless in White, The Color Morale, The Word Alive, Volumes, Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Coldrain, Cruel Hand, From Ashes to New, Gideon, In Hearts Wake, Oceans Ate Alaska, Vanna, Veil of Maya, Emarosa, I See Stars, Knuckle Puck, Masked Intruder, Roam, SECRETS, The Heirs, The Interrupters, Young Guns, Against The Current, Assuming We Survive, Ballyhoo!, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, GHOST TOWN, SYKES, Teenage Bottlerocket, Too Close to Touch, Waterparks, Avion Roe, Bad Seed Rising, Broadside, Cane Hill, Dash Ten, Hail the Sun, Like Pacific, Mother Feather, Old Wounds, Palaye Royale, Reckless Seranade, Safe to Say, Silent Planet, Wage War, With Confidence - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 11 AM)
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel (Two shows - 7 PM & 11 PM)


Sunday, 17 July 2016 [link to this day]

Belly - Baltimore SoundStage (Live From the Shadows Tour) CANCELLED
• C'est Si Bon Jazz Quartet + León City Sounds - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (2 PM Courtyard Jams)
• Curtis McMurtry - IOTA Club & Café
• the Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute - Howard Theatre
• the Fabulous Hubcaps - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Gotobeds, Birth (Defects), and Bested - DC9
• Gwen Stefani and Eve - Jiffy Lube Live (This Is What The Truth Feels Like Tour)
• Hayley Fahey Band (album release party) - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Hollertown - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Honor By August and Air Traffic Controller - Jammin' Java (Rock This Town: Sunday Funday)
• Jazz Sunday: C'est si bon - Bossa
• Justin Lees - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matmos, DJ Amythsx, Teen Body, Other Colors, and R&R Unlimited - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Dr. Drew Daniel's Unofficial Birthday Party)
• Max Hatt & Edda Glass, Ambassadors of Morning, Tyler Woolf, Jean & Chris of the Market Band, and the Black Shag Sherpas - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Max Levine Ensemble, Backbiter, Rudest Priest, and Scanners - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• the Nighthawks - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the NSO Summer Music Institute: Dvorak's String Quintet, OP. 77, Brahms's Horn Trio in E-flat major, and Vaughan Williams's Piano Quintet in C minor - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Real Deal starring Texas legends Reverend Horton Heat (solo) & Dale Watson (solo) - Birchmere
• Santics and Numbers Station - Galaxy Hut
• Technophobia (record release), Heretics in the Lab, and Semita Serpens - Black Cat (Backstage - a benefit for Life Pieces to Masterpieces)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos, and North Mississippi Allstars - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Terry Marshall - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]


Monday, 18 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
Brushes, Make Up Girl, and Mirror Motives - Fort Reno CANCELLED
• Castle of Genre, Walkabout, Weird Wolf, and Shirt/Pants - Jammin' Java
• DC Improvisers Collective and Lost Civilizations experimental music project - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Den-Mate, Lady Pills, and Kid Claws - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (Presented by Babe City Records)
• Dikembe, Slingshot Dakota, and the Rememberables - Comet Ping Pong
• Fairfax Wind Symphony Summer Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Indigo Girls - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• James Green and We Capillaries - Galaxy Hut
• Jonny Grave and Austin Miller - BumperDome / Hamlin Street Diner [1334 Hamlin St NE, WDC]
• the Manhunt, Ampallang Infection, and Brainpan - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Margo Price and Sam Lewis - Birchmere
• National Symphony Orchestra: chamber works - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• School of Rock All Stars on Tour 2016 - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Tiny Rhymes, the Marian McLaughlin Trio, and Kaeley Pruitt-Hamm - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 19 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Azealia Banks - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Beth Hart and Matt Andersen - Birchmere
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Dave Ballou (solo trumpet CD release) and Anthony Pirog - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (The Preparation presented by Creative Music in DC)
• Dear Creek, Boketto the Wolf, and Karla Bartholomew - DC9
• Democratoz - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Experience Unlimited - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Green Beans, Afarinesh, and the Killing Daylights - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Indigo Girls - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats - Gypsy Sally's
• Las Robertas, Hemlines, DeSivar, and Company Calls - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC] (Benefit for Divrese City Fund)
• Michael Bowie's BLAST (tribute) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rakta, Hound, Flasher, and Sem Hastro - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 20 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Alex Calder, Freak Heat Waves, and June Gloom - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Beth Hart and Matt Andersen - Birchmere
• C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band and Dixie Power Trio - the Hamilton
• Colin Hay - St. John's College - Francis Scott Key Auditorium [60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD]
Cousin Stizz - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Danny Byrd & G-Dub with Slee-p & Rawphikki - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• East of Monroe - Lee District Park Amphitheater [6601 Telegraph Rd, Alexandria, VA]
• the Everly Brothers Experience - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• FKA Twigs and Travis Scott - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Fort Defiance - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Golden Papi, Sports Coach, Lance Bangs, and Foster Carrots - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Intronaut, Entheos, and Moon Tooth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Justin Lees Guitar Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• K. Michelle and PJ - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Hello Kimberly Tour)
• Melody Roulette - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Midnight North (featuring Grahame Lesh) and Doobie Decibel System - Gypsy Sally's
• Never Let This Go, Yo No Say, Wander, and Envy the Animals - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Robert Lighthouse, Johnny Bonneville, Bobby Smith, Brendan Lane, and Twisted Tapestry - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• School of Rock AllStars - Jammin' Java
• Throwing Plates and Vim & Vigor - Bossa
• Toto La Pomposina - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Urban Foli, Theljon Allen, and Aquil Mizan - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Water Liars - DC9
• White Denim and Super City - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Wild Reeds - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)


Thursday, 21 July 2016 [link to this day]

• BJ the Chicago Kid, Elhae, Tish Hyman, and Cellis - Baltimore SoundStage
• Brett Dennen and Esme Patterson - 9:30 Club
• BSO: Salsa at the Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Caustic Casanova, Borracho, the Ravenna Arsenal, Matter of Planets, and Horseburner - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cyndi Washburn - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Darsombra, Nervous Curtains, Elagabalus, and Blackistone - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Deja - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Democratoz - Bossa
• EmiSunshine and Teddy Chipouras - Jammin' Java
• Frankie Ballard - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Graham Nash - Birchmere (This Path Tonight Tour)
• Grave Gnosis, Mehenet, Skitchrist, and Embra - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Hillbilly Gypsies and the Too Soons - Gypsy Sally's
• Holy F*ck and Doomsquad - DC9
• the Ingramettes - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jail Solidarity, Mirror Factory, and Bleary Eyed - Fort Reno
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jellybricks, June Star, and Andy Bopp - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Joseph & the Beasts - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jumpcuts, Cantalouper, Skydivers, and the Lavender Tone - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• K. Michelle - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Lato, Hipster Fry, and Jahnel Dahliya - IOTA Club & Café
• Laudau Eugene Murphy, Jr. - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Maneuvers, the Combs, the Do Likes, and Mirror Motives - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Michael Gallant - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Original Wailers - reunion show featuring Al Anderson & Aston "Family Man" Barrett - Howard Theatre
• Pill, Lexington Arrows, B Boys, and Dumbcharger - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Reising-Sarbanes Quintet - An die Musik LIVE [409 North Charles St, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Rookie of the Year ('the Goodnight Moon' unplugged tour), Point Blank Society, Sharptooth, Valley Girl, My Heart My Anchor, and Carry the Banner - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Snails and the Captivators - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Bluebeat July)
• Steve Forbert and Willy Porter - the Hamilton
• Twisted Tapestry, The Cliffs, Haven Slay, and Lighthouse Row - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Uncle Devin Show - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)
Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Young Thug - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]


Friday, 22 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron L. Myers II - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Agathocles, Archagathus, Total F*cking Destruction, Mind As Prison, Musket Hawk, Castration Rite - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• the Anti-Social Collective, Delta Creeps, Distant Creatures, Maryjo Mattea & a Pile of Dudes, Ménage À Garage, Moral Hangover, the Prahns, Rex, Shining Blade Theory, Osiris Device, and Shooting Down Asteroids - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC] (10-for-10 Fest 2016)
• the Bacon Brothers and Ruby Roots - Birchmere
• Boosegumps, We Can All Be Sorry, Microsoft Saint, and Julian - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Bust Off, SkumBoyz, Nine To Five, the Yesterday Indifference, Morning Ride, and Sidecar Conspiracy - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cobra Collective and Soccer Team - IOTA Club & Café
• Diane Coffee (of Foxygen), Boulevards, and Surf Harp - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Incendio - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Invalids, Body Thief, Cartoon Weapons, the Most, Messes, and Kabob-o-Taj - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lake Mallory, Good Willsmith, Gardener, Paper Balls, and Luke Stewart - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• Lera Lynn and Andrew Combs - the Hamilton
• Lindsey Luff and Wylder - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Lori McKenna (full band) and Mark Erelli - Jammin' Java (Wreck You Tour)
• A Man About a Horse, the High and Wides, and Ampersand String Band - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the NSO Summer Music Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Outer Body Llama and Monkeyfeather - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Over Andover (album release), A Place in Time, Waves Overhead, and Hero Society Face Value - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• People's Champs and Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• PraxisCat and Big Hush - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM - 10 Year Anniversary)
• Puff Pieces, PiLL, B Boys, Heathers, and Cigarette - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Rail City, Atoms Apart, Emma Blackman, and Kyle Cox - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Robag Wruhme and Throe - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Rubix Kube (80s tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Steven J Push, Black Rhinoceros, and See Fives - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Strange Birds, Impossible Colors, Skull Theft, and Heavy Wire - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sufjan Stevens and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Telecaster Masters - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Terri Clark - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Thad Wilson Quartet featuring vocalist Kristin Callahan - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Three Quarter Squeege - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Tom Hamilton's American Babies and Eat Yer Meat (Pink Floyd tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Trixie Whitley and Indigo Street - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Young Summer, Indiginis, and the Galaxy Electric - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Yurt and Boat Burning - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]


Saturday, 23 July 2016 [link to this day]

• 311 and Matisyahu - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Abigail Palmer & Eric Selby - One Circle Center [3804 Littleton Street, Silver Spring, MD]
• Adam Schefter and Matthew Berry - DAR Constitution Hall
• the Bacon Brothers and Ruby Roots - Birchmere
• Bells & Hunters, the Hollows, and Lauren Calve - IOTA Club & Café
• BJ the Chicago Kid, Elhae, and Tish Hyman - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Brandi Carlile, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Dawes - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Bruise, Kharma, Wits End, and Reach Deep - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Bryan Ferry and LP - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• the Cactus Liquors and Half Step - Gypsy Sally's
• the Capitol Steps - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Chrch, Toothgrinder, Fister, Planning for Burial, and Corpse Light - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Hasan's birthday bash)
DC Zinefest 2016 - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Diane Coffee and Boulevards - DC9
• Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, and Cam & Tucker Beathard - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Dylijens, Butch Dawson, :3lon, Joy Postell, Urban Shaman - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• For the Love of Sugar Bear - Be'La Dona, EU, Junkyard Band - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• G-Nome Project and Threesound - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Hopeless Otis, Thirteen Thowers, Fake Bodies, and Space Camp - 819 Norwood Ln, Woodbridge, VA (Moved from The Lab - APC in Silver Spring)
Hopeless Otis, Thirteen Thowers, and Fake Bodies - The Lab - APC [9150 Brookville Rd, Silver Spring, MD] MOVED TO WOODBRIDGE, VA
• Inoculum, Emerge Tyrant, Skies of Gomorrah, Artifacts, Blacken, and Autumn Flames - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Iron Reagan, the Dopamines, and Mikey Erg - Black-Eyed Susan [2700 Lighthouse Pt, Baltimore, MD] (The Baltimore Boat Show: Booze Cruisin' for Bruisin')
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joseph Arthur - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Kia Bennett - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Koa - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Long Beard, Tim Woulfe, Romantic States, Snail Mail, and Infinity Crush - Kokomo [DIY Space, NE DC]
• Marvel Years, Choppy Oppy, Bill & Ed, and Thomas Marlar - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Melodime - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• My Brother's Keeper - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Nervous Curtains, Gully Waters, DAIS, Adriana-Lucia Cotes, the Greatest Hoax, and Teething Veils - Velvet Lounge
• the NSO Summer Music Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• NSO: The Firebird - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Obsessives, Heart Attack Man, and the Superweaks - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Orlando Julius - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Percussor, Bound By the Grave, Exterminance, Engulfed in Blackness, and Throne of Botis - The Raven Inn [8636 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Solar Temple, Wolvves, Shakers, Forges, the Druids, and Sungazing - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• Sunbathers, Calm & Crisis, and Queue - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Super Furry Animals and Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 5/6/16)
• Thad Wilson Quartet featuring vocalist Kristin Callahan - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Thread ft. Nadus + guests - Mighty Mark, Hi$to - Baltimore SoundStage
• A Tribute to the King of Kings - Music from Strykers Posse, Proverb Reggae Band, and Soultonic Hi-Fi with DJ Selah - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Trim Tabs, the Dead Messenger, Jazze Belle, and Zia Hassan - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Under the Covers - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Valy Live - Warner Theatre
• the Wailers Re-United performing 2 sets: 40th Anniversary of Rastaman Vibration and Greatest Hits; featuring the Original Wailers, Al Anderson, and Aston "Family Man" Barrett - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Young Thug & Young Jeezy - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Zion & Lennox - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]


Sunday, 24 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Annette Wasilik & the Wonder Band and Previti & Dudley - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• the Bacon Brothers and Ruby Roots - Birchmere
• Between the Heart & Home & Rosiere (reunion shows) with Ruin, Peruvial, and Paper Trails - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Big Huge, Navy Gangs, Staffers, and Spirit Plots - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Buckcherry, Nonpoint, and Failure Anthem - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Cardi B, Swiftondemand, Josh X, Cashflow Harlem, and Just Vlad - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Cardovas featuring Joe Firstman and Eliot Bronson - with Jon Lindsay - Jammin' Java (8 PM Evening Show)
• Goosehappen, CrushnPain, DAIS, and St. Clair Castro - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Graham Nash: This Path Tonight Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jackie Greene - AMP
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jegna Tree-O - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joey Bada$$ - Howard Theatre
• Jonny Carroll, the Strumms, Sunshowers Overnight, and Lisa Said - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Kerosene Halo - Jammin' Java (4 PM Afternoon Show)
Khaotika, WormReich, Athame, and Frostclad - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] CANCELLED
• King Lil G, Olumide, Drewskii Doe, and Crome - Baltimore SoundStage
Levine School of Music - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA] CANCELLED
• the Long Run (Eagles tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Marissa Nadler, Wrekmeister Harmonies, and Muscle & Marrow - DC9
• Melt Like Clouds and Koshari - Galaxy Hut
• Miles Griffith - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Moose Jaw Bluegrass Band - Bossa
• A Muscle Shoals Revue with the Amy Black Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Nina Diaz and Scarlet Sails - IOTA Club & Café
• the NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra (Elizabeth Schulze, conductor) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• NSO: Pink Martini - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Sensational Singing Heartthrobs: Javed Ali, Palak Muchhal, Kuwar Virk, and Palash Muchhal - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Three Man Soul Machine and Little Red & the Renegades - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (2 PM Courtyard Jams)
• Tinsley Ellis and Bad Influence Band - the Hamilton
• Vic Mensa and Joey Purp - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
Walk the Moon - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) CANCELLED


Monday, 25 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Besnard Lakes and Great American Canyon Band - DC9
• Bryan Ferry and LP - Lincoln Theatre
• the Caribbean, Trisloth, and Dave Jones & Gordon Withers - Galaxy Hut
• the Darkest Timeline, Uptown Boys Choir, and the Jesters - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• He Is Legend and Jesse Smith & the Holy Ghost (ex-Zao) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Hurd Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Joy Lenz (Bethany Joy Lenz) & her Firepit Band and Phillip-Michael Scales - Jammin' Java
• the Language and Pissed On - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Mauls, American Television, and Cinema Hearts - Fort Reno
• Primitive Man, Triac, Foehammer, and Destroyer of Man - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Skusyr, Order of Leviathan, Xeukatre, Acolytes, and Jera - Bell Foundry [1539 N. Calvert St, Baltimore, MD]
• Zion I & Grouch & Eligh - Howard Theatre


Tuesday, 26 July 2016 [link to this day]

• 6 Prong Paw, Ashes of Mankind, Encasing Embrace, and Khana - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Brian Christopher - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• BWB featuring Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, and Rick Braun - Birchmere
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Chicano Batman and Maracuyeah - DC9
• Chilled Monkey Brains, the Melon Farmers, and MSH - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Defibulators and Jackson Edwards (of the Weathervanes) - Gypsy Sally's
• Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas - Verizon Center (Future Now: the Tour - Honda Civic Tour)
• Digible Planets and Camp Lo - 9:30 Club
• Exits, Shiffley, and Teghan Devon - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Huey Lewis & the News and Jamie Kent - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Justin Townes Earle - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lauren White - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Little Salon 22: Wytold, Jung Yun, Bradley Gay, Regie Cabico, Bright Greens - 1319 Naylor Ct NW, WDC
• LP - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Murder of Crows: Gaelynn Lea (2016 Tiny Desk Contest winner) with Alan Sparhawk (of Low) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ryan Adams: Solo Acoustic and Amanda Shires - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, and Of Mice & Men - Jiffy Lube Live


Wednesday, 27 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Angela Stribling - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Aztec Sun - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Ben Hemming - Bossa
• Benjamin Clementine - 6th & I
• Brazilian Girls - Howard Theatre
• Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band - AMP
• the Carl Cornwell Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• case/lang/veirs (Neko Case / k.d. lang / Laura Veirs) with Andy Shauf - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• the Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Club Cheval (live) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Corcoran Chamber Music Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Darkest Timeline - Da Luft Lounge [1242 H St NE, WDC]
• Dead hero, Final, and Kombat - Simple Bar & Grill [5828 Georgia Ave NW, WDC]
• Dead Winter Carpenters & Banditos - the Hamilton
• Fear of Men, Puro Instinct, Shinji, and Citrine - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Frankie Cosmos, Warehouse, and Snail Mail - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Hallelujah the Hills, Hartford Pussies, and Alex Vans - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Husti and the Kids (Justina Shandler and Band), Sarah Wilcox, Ben Hon, and Eitan Snyder - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Kat Kennedy - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lady Queen Paradise, Most Selfless Cheerelader, Foster Carrots, and Julian - Otherfeels House [3408 Brown St NW, WDC]
• Little Tybee and the Wild Reeds - Gypsy Sally's
• Liz Vice - Jammin' Java
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Pleistocene - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• the Polygons, Drat the Luck, and Capital Offender - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Summer Slaughter Tour 2016: Cannibal Corpse, Nile, After the Burial, Suffocation, Carnifex, Revocation, Krisiun, Slaughter to Prevail, Ingested, Enterprise Earth, Delenda, Aluka - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Thursday, 28 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Andrew & Polly: Ear Snacks Live - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)
• the British Invasion Experience - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• BSO: Bach & Blue - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• case/lang/veirs (Neko Case / k.d. lang / Laura Veirs) with Andy Shauf - Lincoln Theatre
• Cave of Swimmers, Ratboiler, Book of Wyrms, Tijuana Gunpowder, and Thought Eater - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Chino Y Nacho and Guaco - Fillmore Silver Spring
• City of the Sun and the Riflery - Jammin' Java
• Creeper and You're Too Kind - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• DMX - Howard Theatre
• the Folx, Phoenix Amor, Cutdro, and Prime 365 - Velvet Lounge
• Further Seems Forever, Young & Heartless, Kids, and Fadest - Baltimore SoundStage
Ian Abramson, Tommy McNamara, and Jessy Morner Ritt - Black Cat (Backstage) CANCELLED
• Jerry Tolk & the Old Soul String Band - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams - AMP
• Lindstrom, Will Eastman, and Mr. Bonkerz - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Monophonics and Stop Light Observations - Gypsy Sally's
• Not Blood Paint, MH & His Orchestra, Yum, the Halves, and Rock Baker - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Other Colors, Machine Listener, Matthew Ryals, Sarah Snider, and Radiator Greys with Ian McColm - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Otis Taylor Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Punch the Unicorn and Tempercrush - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Quilt and Big Thief - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rahim Alhaj Trio - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sarah Jarosz and Donovan Woods - Birchmere
• Sarah Wilcox, Justina Shandler, and Ben Hemming - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Scanners and Light Beams - Fort Reno CANCELLED
• Stooges Brass Band and the DJ Williams Projekt - the Hamilton
• Swans and Okkyung Lee - 9:30 Club
• Tommy Stinson, Frankie Lee, and Foster Carrots - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tony Bennett - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Vibesmen (Tasty Waves release show), Never Ending Fall, Modern Nomad, and No Capes - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Vocal Colors: Kerriann Otano (soprano), Alasdair Kent (tenor), Christian Zaremba (bass-baritone), David Hanlon (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6:30 PM Show)


Friday, 29 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Alex Snydman Trio - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Allthebestkids, Julie O., and Shining Blade Theory - Buckeye + Bear [1730 M St NW, WDC]
• Back to the 80s featuring the New Romance - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Bellwether Bayou and Slim Rosa - Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office [437 7th St NW, WDC]
• Blood Rust, Chepang (members of Sangharsha), Recluse, Cremains, Hoboknife, and Syringe - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Moved from Asian Taste)
• Bloodkin and Koa - Gypsy Sally's
• Bumpin Uglies, Stacked Like Pancakes, and the Slanted Sound - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Chuck Brown Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Dark Star Orchestra (the Grateful Dead tribute) and the Bridge - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• DC Highlife Stars - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Death Echo, A Sound of Thunder, Death Penalty, White Smoke, Croatoan, and Shumaun - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (DC Metal Meltdown)
• Des Demonas, Santics, and DJ Baby Alcatraz - Comet Ping Pong
• the Dustbowl Revival and the Judy Chops - the Hamilton
• Eastern Standard Time - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Femi Kuti & The Positive Force and DJ Diaspora - 9:30 Club
• Fifth Harmony and Jack & Jack - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Foozle (record release), Go Cozy, and 100% (Elaiza from Crying) - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Giraffes? Giraffes!, Time Columns, 3rd Grade Friends, and Cartoon Weapons - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• God of Nothing, A Legacy Unwritten, Born Sick, and Nemesis - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Goodman League 20th Anniversary with Rare Essence, Junkyard Band - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Horse Lords, Wume, Peals, and Susan Alcorn - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jake McKelvie, Tyler Burdwood, Dogwoods, Foster Carrots, and Fleeting Femme - the NEW Lamont Street Collective [439 Park Rd NW, WDC]
• Jameson Elder and Nick Andrew Staver - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jon Reep - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (Two shows - 8 PM & 10 PM)
• Lithuania, Dove Lady, and the Galaxy Electric - Haushouse [1349 Monroe St NE, WDC]
• Lyfe Jennings - Birchmere
• Marah Reunion Show - Jammin' Java
• Marianas Trench and Skylar Stecker - Baltimore SoundStage (SPF 80s Tour)
• Mike Flaherty's Dixieland Direct Band - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Mike Slap the Bass (featuring Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• MindMaze (acoustic) - Feed the Scene [3512 Bank St, Baltimore, MD] (FotV 8 Pre-Party Cookout & Acoustic Show - VIP only)
• the Morrison Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• NSO: Tchaikovsky & Debussy with Chad Hoopes, violin - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Point Break Live - Howard Theatre
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Recluse, Blood Rust, and Syringe - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] MOVED TO THE SIDEBAR
• Rhye and Baio - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• SG Lewis (DJ set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Space Cossacks, Atomic Mosquitos, and Beachmover - IOTA Club & Café
• Spirit Animal, Color Palette, and Jauze - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Suspects, Free Children of Earth, and Blockhead - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Suzy Jones & the Bedrock, Shadow J. Brown, Matt Hooke, Josh Urban, and Carey - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Tone Rangers and Flo Anito - AMP
• Toxic Moxie, FuzzQueen, Sungazing, and Karmik - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Unring the Bell, Chaser Eight, Hundredth Nomad, Unconscious Disturbance, and Lanternfish - Velvet Lounge
• Washington International Piano Festival - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Saturday, 30 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Alex Snydman Trio - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Billy Joel - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]
• Canker Blossom, the Neckbeards, Skull Theft, Josh D's So Called Acoustic Act, and Down with Homework - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
Caz - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA] CANCELLED due to weather
• Counting Crows and Rob Thomas - Jiffy Lube Live
• Crowded Streets (Dave Matthews Band tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Cruisr and Swimming with Bears - DC9
• Drop Electric, Tone, the Sea Life, and Janel & Anthony - 9:30 Club
• the Effects, 3rd Grade Friends, Light Beams, and SnowPony - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Flight of the Valkyries 8: Sorrowseed, Dogs & Day Drinkers, Shokker, Novarium, Master Sword - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Full Cycle Tour - Roni Size, Krust, Dynamite MC - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• John "Papa" Gros, Honey Island Swamp Band, and Cris Jacobs - Gypsy Sally's
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Knuckleberry Finn, Mountain Jew, Hot Sad Kyle, and Lighthouse Row - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre (State Brew Release Party)
• Little Heavies, Warden, and Morals - Velvet Lounge
• Maija Rejman - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• More AM Than FM, the Meer, and Rocket City Riot - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Naked Grace and Radio Flash Mob - IOTA Club & Café
• National Dance Day - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the North Plaza - 1 PM to 11 PM)
• NSO: Star Trek Into Darkness - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Paul Gargiulo - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Record Company - Baltimore SoundStage
• Reggaefest - Howard Theatre (Late show - 10 PM)
• Resurrecting Queenz, Alyssa Leblanc, Paul Baquirin, Kayla Neal - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Darfur Women's Action Group fundraiser)
• Rich Robinson - the Hamilton
• Rita Rudner - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM)
• Run For Cover 2016: Careless Zippers, NES Soundsystem, Gary & the Boners, the Jeffersons, Patsy & the Breathers, a Floydwork Pink, These Are the Daves I Know, plus a set from Girls Rock! DC - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for Girls Rock! DC)
• Samantha Fish - Birchmere
• Savage Remains, Castoff, Invaluable, and Ruin By Design - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
Scratch Mania 2016: DJ Q-Bert, Chris Karns, Total Eclipse, DJ i-DEE, DJ Killa-Jewel - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sworn Enemy, Bottomfeeder, Dissent, Iron Price, and Consumed with Hatred - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Throwing Plates (album release show) and Jason Masi - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• W&W with Arty - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Wandering Lies, the Speaks, and Spirit Animal - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)


Sunday, 31 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Alex Snydman Trio - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Architects, Counterparts, Sworn, and Make Them Suffer - Ottobar (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Baby Bry Bry & Friends, Sea Ghost, Femignome, and Turnip King - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Boogarins - DC9
• Garbage and Kristin Kontrol - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Grandsons - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Gulley Jimson Quartet and the Love Load - Galaxy Hut
• the Howard "Kingphish" Franklin Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Julion Alvarez - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (Mis Idolos Hoy Mis Amigos Tour)
• Kill Lincoln, Be Like Max, Thirteen Towers, Boardroom Heroes, and Holophonics TX - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Madison Highway, Surprise Attack, and Mike Comini - the Auld Shebeen [3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA]
• Maura O'Connell & Karan Casey - Birchmere
• Mousey Thompson's James Brown Experience & We Are One Tribute X-Perience honoring Maze feat. Frankie Beverly - Howard Theatre
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rich Robinson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Russ (Did It My Way Tour) - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa - Jiffy Lube Live
• Snoopadelic & Taylor Gang - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] (Late show - 10 PM)
• Splintered Sunlight - the Hamilton
• Staunton, Smantx, Lost Child, and Michele McTierney - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Supreme Commander, Castoff, Invaluable, and Ruin By Design - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• Todrick Hall Presents: Straight Outta Oz - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Washington International Piano Festival - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• What Cheer? Brigade - Comet Ping Pong


Monday, 1 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Broods and Jarryd James - 9:30 Club
• Carcass, Crowbar, Ghoul, and Night Demon - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Foxfires, Gold Connections, and A Note Two Self - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Hardcore Roots Music: Spitzer Space Telescope & Brian Kay + Shape Note Sing - BumperDome / Hamlin Street Diner [1334 Hamlin St NE, WDC]
• invoke - Strathmore Artist-in-Residence - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jazzy Blu - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Kickback, Cold Fronts, and Skyline Hotel - DC9
• Mobley, the Peach Kings, and Clones of Clones - IOTA Club & Café
• Samantha Fish - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• A Silent Film and Gibbz - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sun Machines, Split Seconds, and Chimp Suit - Fort Reno
• Todrick Hall Presents: Straight Outta Oz Tour - Howard Theatre
• Vice Years, Monday Mistress, GhostDance, and NoxNeural - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• the Yachtsmen and Alexis & the Samurai - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 2 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Abiotic, Throwdown Syndicate, Atrox Terra, Delenda, and Bury the Remains - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• the Fall of Troy, '68, and Illustrations - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Familiar Faces - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Gold Connections and Yum - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Jay Brannan and Osama Malik - Jammin' Java
• the Jelly Jam featuring Ty Tabor (King's X), John Myung (Dream Theater), and Rod Morgenstein (Dixie Dregs/Winger) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ne Obliviscaris, Black Crown Initiate, Starkill, and Isenmor - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sariyah Idan - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• White Lung and Greys - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Zachary Ryan Parkman and Ara Casey & Brendan Lane - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Zakk Wylde, Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, and Jared James Nichols - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 3 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Avers - DC9
• Blackbear, Juice Bruns, and bumiCult - Howard Theatre
• Cissa Paz - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Comic Book Colors and Zydeco Jed - Gypsy Sally's
• Deftones and Refused - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Dirceu Melo & The Deltas - Bossa
• Dirceu Melo & The Deltas - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• DOC, Cokskar, Multicult, and Tomb Warden - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• EC3 & Friends featuring Nikki Harris - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Garbage and Kristin Kontrol - Lincoln Theatre
• the James K. Zimmerman Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lead Bubbles, PraxisCat, Dura, Janet, and Bliss Stains - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Mannequin Pussy and Stove - Comet Ping Pong
• Muriel Anderson - Jammin' Java
• Riff Raff, Dollabillgates, and Trill Sammy & Dice Soho - Baltimore SoundStage
• Self Portraits, Dr. Robinson's Fiasco, and Throwing Wrenches - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Shooter Jennings & Waymore's Outlaws - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Vinyl Lounge Grateful Jam - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vita & the Woolf, Super City, and Stronger Sex - Black Cat (Backstage)
• War - Birchmere


Thursday, 4 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Big Smo - Baltimore SoundStage
• Boris (performing Pink), Earth, and Sh!tstorm - 9:30 Club
• Dope Francis, Skyline Hotel, and Reed Appleseed - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Elvis Depressedly, Teen Suicide, and Nicole Dollanganger - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Fond Han, Flowerbomb, Dove Lady, Golden Papi, Video Age, and Welt - Kokomo [DIY Space, NE DC]
• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• G-Eazy, Logic, YG, and Yo Gotti - Jiffy Lube Live
• Goin' Goin' Gone - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
the Hot Sardines - Birchmere Moved to 8/5/16
• Jazzy Summer Nights with Dwele, Black Alley Band, DJ Tanz - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Kia Benett - James A. Johnson Young Artist Series - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Marcia Ball - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Motion City Soundtrack, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, and Rozwell Kid - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Olivia & the Mates, Don Zientara, and Washington Bach Consort - Fort Reno
Penn Jillette: Presto! - Lisner Auditorium CANCELLED
• Pitbull and Prince Royce - Verizon Center (the Mad Man Tour)
• Riff Raff with Trill Sammy & Dice SoHo and Dollarbillgate - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Peach Panther Tour)
• Shaed - Warby Parker [1924 8th St NW #105, WDC]
• Stacked Like Pancakes, Party Like It's, and Thirteen Towers - Jammin' Java
• Straight No Chaser - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• The Topper Project, Folded Coast, Paradise Creek - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Two Cow Garage - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• War - Birchmere
• Yip Deceiver and See Through Dresses - DC9


Friday, 5 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Accidente, Lotus F*cker, Scum Again, and Malicious Code - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Amadou Kouyate - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Aurelio Voltaire and Stoneburner with DJ sets by Neska - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Birthright, Dream Catcher, Blue Heaven, Poncho Model, and Rothschild - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Brain Stew (Green Day tribute), Pat Smear's Big Break (Foo Fighters tribute), FuzzQueen (PJ Harvey tribute), and Erik Bradfore (Jeff Buckley tribute) - Jammin' Java (Back to the 90s)
• Broke Royals, Bencoolen, and the Bees Trees - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dead Sara and Grandpa v Prowler - Ottobar (Baltimore)
DigiTour Summer - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Eric Gales - Howard Theatre POSTPONED - New date TBA
• the Flop House - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• George Porter & the Runnin Pardners and the Congress - the Hamilton
• the Go-Go's, Best Coast, and Kaya Stewart - Warner Theatre
• Harold Summey - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Heartside, Penny Pistolero, June Star, and See Through Dresses - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Hokum Jazz Duo - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Hot Sardines - Birchmere
In It Together Fest 2016: Brook Pridemore, Kid Claws, Mikey Erg, Snail Mail, Flowerbomb - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC] (Benefit for We Are Family)
In It Together Fest 2016: Cadenaxo, Iron Cages, Son of Nun, Bidet, and Sangre Inedita - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC] (Benefit for DC Committee for Immigrant Rights)
• Irene Jalenti - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jumpin' Jupiter, the Everymen, and Catscan! - Velvet Lounge
• the Left Lane, Milo in the Doldrums, the Red Fens, Rhestored, the Cruddy Crankerz, and Aqua Hamster - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Linemen and the Jelly Roll Mortals (CD release show) - IOTA Club & Café
• Mamadou Kelly and Ban Kai Na - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Morgan Evans-Weiler/Andy Hayleck, Luke Stewart/Layne Garrett, and Echolalia - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Concert/Opening/Artist Talk)
• NSO: La bohème - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• One Master, Bog of the Infidel, Night Raids, Lord, and Warhawk - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Other Colors (release show), Moss of Aura, Chiffon, and Shinji - Current Gallery [421 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD]
• Pat McGee Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Poppet, Airhead DC, and DAIS - Comet Ping Pong
• Soundstage Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party featuring Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, and the New Romance - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ssion, Sister Mid9ight, and Mixtape DJs (Shea Van Horn + Matt Bailer) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• TTNG, Lite, and Cartoon Weapons - DC9
• Us the Duo and Gardiner Sisters - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 6 August 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Summer Spirit Festival - Day 1: Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe, Gregory Porter, Leela James, Avery*Sunshine, Daley, Be'la Dona, DJ Kool, Sugar Bear - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• Anubis Rude, Bong Rodent, ROBE, Big Drum in the Sky Religion, Opal Wood, Nagual, and Plake 64 + the Hexagrams - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Asheru and Guerilla Arts Ink - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Better Off Dead and Box of Rain - Gypsy Sally's (Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration)
• Big G & the Backyard Band, Northeast Groovers, and Uncalled4 Band - Howard Theatre (90s Throwback Crankfest)
• El Suprimo Records 13 Year Anniversary Party featuring Kama Rup & Tarotplane with DJs Bump, Antony West, Tony Joy, Dustin Diamond, Robbie G and Rob Macy - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Elvis Crespo - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Evening Darling, Cinema Hearts, and Lenclair - DC9
• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Friendship Train (Gladys Knight & the Pips tribute) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Hush Sound, Merriment, and Falls - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
In It Together Fest 2016: Bilge Rat, Crag Mask, Laughing Man, Witch Coast - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
In It Together Fest 2016: Hurry, Bells >/, Friendship Commanders, Left & Right, Oxenfree, Heart & Lung, the Effects, Joy Buttons, BRNDA, Bleary Eyed, Foster Carrots, Nox, Haunts - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Irene Jalenti - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Jelly Jam featuring Ty Tabor (King's X), John Myung (Dream Theater), and Rod Morgenstein (Dixie Dregs/Winger) and the Clox - the Hamilton
• Josh Groban and Sarah McLachlan - Jiffy Lube Live
• Kleptoradio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Lil Boosie - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• No Second Troy (EP release show) and Taylor Carson (full band) - IOTA Club & Café
• NSO: Seth MacFarlane and the Great American Songbook - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
Olivia Holt and Ryland - Jammin' Java (Neutrogena Presents; Rise of Phoenix Tour) POSTPONED
• Plastic Sky and the Darkest Timeline - Dos Gringos [3116 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Rivers & Rhodes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Sludgement Day 2: Karma to Burn, Foehammer, Swamp Drag, Slugthrower, Book of Wyrms, Thought Eater, Byrgan, Dark Music Theory, Mangog, Skitchrist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (3 PM show)
• Spirit Plots (album release party) - 7DL Studios [2008 8th St NW, WDC]
• the Struts and Dorothy - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Tab Benoit and Lil Ronnie's Lonesome Twosome - Birchmere
• Tomato Dodgers, Cat You Dog You, Picnibus, Jau Ocean (members of RDGLDGRN, Paperhaus, and Wanted Man), and Jonny Fantastic - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• US Army Blues - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Woods, Cian Nugent, and Nassau (ex-Secret Mountains) - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Sunday, 7 August 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Summer Spirit Festival - Day 2: Jill Scott, the Roots, Tim Familiar, Kindred the Family Soul, the Chuck Brown Band, Wisdom Speeks - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• the Band Perry and Jordan Rager - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Bells&greaterequal;, Friendship Commanders, the Effects, and J. Robbins - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Better Than Ezra - 9:30 Club
• Brad Linde's Team Players - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience - Howard Theatre
• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hunny, the Frights, and Gymshorts - DC9
• If These Trees Could Talk, Driftoff, and Alexander Turnquist - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• JJ Rupp - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Joe Walsh and JD & the Straight Shot - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
Laurel Rose and Dope Francis - 3628 Warder St NW, WDC POSTPONED
• Lenclair, Aerial View, the House You Grew Up In, HTML, Devon Goods, and Brick Top - Velvet Lounge
• Lorrie Morgan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lungbutter, Mother Tongue, Snug, and Hiraeth - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Mamadou Kelly with members of Alkibar and the Ali Farka Toure Allstars - Bossa
• Margot MacDonald - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Sistine, Leo & Cygnus, Locus Sound, Cloudleap, Dog Years, and Samurai Tiger - The Raven Inn [8636 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Tim Kubart - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tom Goss - IOTA Club & Café
• William Bell & the Total Package Band - Birchmere
• Wings Denied, A Sound of Thunder, Perihelion, and Marzy Maddox - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Wylder, Feral Conservatives, and Fellowcraft - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]


Monday, 8 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Everything Everything and Night Kitchen - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Griff Kazmierczak - Strathmore Artist-in-Residence - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Head-Roc, Jack on Fire, Drose, Psychic Subcreatures, and Park Snakes - Dance Loft on 14 [4618 14th St NW, WDC]
• Heather Mae - IOTA Club & Café
• Jaguardini and Ships in the Night - Galaxy Hut
• Jonah Marais, Sebastian Olzanski, Stew Maloley, and Dakota Brooks - Jammin' Java (the Daydream Tour)
• Kandace Springs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mad Existence, Klout, Ladron, and Pink Film - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• Otep, Doll Skin, Fire from the Gods, One Day Waiting, 1818, and Sixteen Cylinder - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] (Moved from the Boonsboro Event Center)
• Paul McCandless with Charged Particles - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sexy Neighbors, Pinkwench, Schroeder, and Bacchae - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
Vermord, Belial, and Myopic - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED


Tuesday, 9 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Abandoned By Bears (Victory Records), Save the Lost Boys, and Southview - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Austin Jones, Trophy Wives, Run 2 Cover, and Curses - Jammin' Java
• Band of Roses - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Cauche Mar, Hiraeth, and Deathdog - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• the Dillinger Escape Plan and the Number Twelve Looks Like You - DC9 - sold out
• Hiss, the Unknown Threat, Syringe, and Dusters - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• I Prevail, the White Noise, My Enemies & I, and Bad Seed Rising - Baltimore SoundStage (Strike the Match Tour 2016)
Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Verizon Center (Rescheduled from 3/1/16) POSTPONED TO 2017
• Kitten Forever, Royal Brat, Park Snakes, and Plain Jane - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• Nwnomad and the Red Fetish - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Paul McCartney - Verizon Center (One On One Tour)
• Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Shopping and Gauche - Comet Ping Pong
• Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, and Black Wizard - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 10 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Alison McConnell (album release show) and the Mulligan Brothers - Gypsy Sally's
• Boon, Queen of Jeans, Jau, and Golden Papi - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, and Tesla - Jiffy Lube Live
• Diet Cig and Solids - DC9
• Dr. Dog and Palehound - 9:30 Club
• Drive Like Jehu and Hurry Up - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Fishbone - the Hamilton
• Juliette Lewis - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lucy Woodward and Porter Block - Jammin' Java
• Mariachi Flor de Toloache - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Mark Farner (of Grand Funk Railroad) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Maxi Priest - Howard Theatre
• Moon Jellies, Bruisey Peets, Seoul Dehli, and Fiona Kohrman - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Muhsinah - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paul McCartney - Verizon Center (One On One Tour)
• Phillip Phillips, Matt Nathanson, and A Great Big World - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Shiloh Hill with guest Aleko - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Shinedown, Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry, and Whiskey Myers - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Carnival of Madness)
• Smarthearts (members of Sheer Mag), Quitter, and the Not - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Time Is Fire, Shining Blade Theory, Nwnomad, and AdMo All Star Jam - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (Benefit for Adams Morgan Day)


Thursday, 11 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Cigarette - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• Delaplane - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Dr. Dog and Sun Club - 9:30 Club
• Electric Ice Cream Scoop, the Dolly Rockers, Miss Massive Snowflake, and Reed Appleseed - Velvet Lounge
• Elizabeth Cook - Birchmere
• Here Come the Mummies - Howard Theatre
• House You Grew Up In and Boss Company - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Humanmania, Hiss, L&État C'est Moi, and Nightmare Collective - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Lemuria, Looming, and the Max Levine Ensemble - Comet Ping Pong
• Mrtex, Van Hagar, Malicious Code, Synodus Horrenda, and Hiraeth - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Nervosa, Suspended, NilExistence, BackBlast, Minefield, White Smoke, and Nine Fathoms Deep - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Piebald and American Television - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Road Man - Bossa
• Rose Boulevard, Rock Baker, and Woody Talley - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Ryan Shepherd & Richtown and Robbie Boothe - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Savoir Adore, the Wild Wild, and Paperwhite - DC9
• the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Solids, Bleary Eyed, Snail Mail, and Julian - the Snack Bar [DIY space in Bethesda, MD]
• Theo Jackson - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tripping the Mechanism, Rayleigh Jeans & the Ultraviolet Catastrophes, Capitol Offender, Pinkwench, and SIgnal30 - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Will Hoge - the Hamilton
• Zula, Leapling, and BRNDA - Rock & Roll Hotel


Friday, 12 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Aerial View, Cool Baby, Goodside, and Pinkwench - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Appetite for Destruction (GNR tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Australia's Thunder from Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ava Rocha - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Baroness and Pallbearer - Howard Theatre
• Big O & Dukes Live - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Bobby Thompson & Revelator Hill and the Academy Blues Project - IOTA Club & Café
• Charlie Musselwhite and Janiva Magness - the Hamilton
• Chris Kosky / Nick Costa / Chip Bubeck / Ryan McGeorge - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Church Night: Katherine Jessup, Tok Moffat, and Mindi Mimosa - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Darius Rucker, Dan + Shay, and Michael Ray - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Dope Francis, Reonda, Hat & Boots, Acorns are Yum, and Selfish Sunday - Guinan Gallery [1225 15th St NW, WDC]
• Glitter, the Neuro Farm, and Bottled Up - Velvet Lounge
Grimscape: FIN, Angmar, Raven Mocker, Amara, Athame - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Gypsy Sally's Presents a Tribute to Prince - Gypsy Sally's
• Happy Abandon, Lighting Fires, and the Pinkerton Raid - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Helstar, A Sound of Thunder, Death Penalty, and Cab Ride Home - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Ilona - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kyle Craft and Mass Gothic - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• L7 - 9:30 Club
• Larry Graham & Graham Central Station - Birchmere
• Leann Rimes - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Lushpockets, VoirVoir, Reagan Cats, and Manta Rat - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Lyle Lovett & His Large Band and Emmylou Harris - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Mary Alouette - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Maxi Priest - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mike Slap the Bass (featuring Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• MORI, Patch Kid, and Wild Coast - 2206 1st St NW, WDC
• Mr. Scruff (open to close) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the NPC Collective (Kadesh Flow Sammus Eye Q 1-Up) - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Paul Carr - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Protect-U - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Rainer Maria - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• S.U. the Clique x Brain Rapp & Nature Boi - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Shawn Mendes and James TW - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) - sold out
• Swings, Plush, and Airhead DC - Runny Yolk [3543 Alton Pl NW, WDC]
• Tempercrush, A Shrewdness of Apes, the Danbees, Penny Pistolero, The Institution, and Nova Sonis - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Th' Maneuvers, Fraktur, Mission Creep, and Bacchae - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• TRNSGNDR/VHS, Atonia, DAIS, Literals, and Janel Leppin - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Washington Performing Arts' Summer Performing Arts Academy - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• What Of Us, Coma Regalia, and Joe Biden - Piss Asylum [Baltimore DIY space]
• X (Re-Zoomed! Tour) - State Theatre


Saturday, 13 August 2016 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Birchmere
• 8th Annual Uke & Guitar Summit - Strathmore (Mansion - 9 AM)
• 98 Degrees, O-Town, Dream, and Ryan Cabrera - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Aces In Chains and NOCODA (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Jammin' Java
• the Alphabet Bombers, the Combs, and Rodney Henry - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Baltimore Academy of Illustration Fundraiser)
• Australia's Thunder from Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• BandHouse Gigs: Tribute to David Bowie - including Margot MacDonald, Johnny Fantastic, Young Rapids, David Kitchen, The Sidleys, Martha Hull, Johnny Bombay and The Reactions, Cal Everett, Betsy Wright (Ex Hex), Desson Thomson, Deborah Bond and RUUT - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Belly - 9:30 Club
• Black Dog Prowl, the Meer, More AM Than FM, the Jones, and the Fed - Rock & Roll Hotel (roXplosionFest)
• the Bronx - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Brown Angel, the Wayward, and Malicious Code - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Charles Covington - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Chubb Rock, Whodini, Slick Rick, Mystikal, Juvenile, Big Daddy Kane - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Cowards Choir, Christopher the Conquered, Old Sea Brigade, and Dean Fields - IOTA Club & Café
• Damn Tall Buildings and Miles River Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Dana Fuchs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• DJ Alex DB and Nag Champa - the Giant Peach [4301 Kansas Ave NW, WDC] (Fundraiser for Diverse City Fund)
• Flashlight & Mountain Jew - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Florist, Emily Yacina, and Keeper - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Ghostface Killah & Raekwon - Howard Theatre (the Ragu Tour)
Grimscape: Process of Suffocation, Ptahil, Gravewurm, Xeukatre, Death Shroud, Tond - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Hot Tub Limo - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jeremiah Tall, Violet Marley of Veve and Tha Rebels, Emily Hall, and Amber Waltz - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Johnny A - Jammin' Java
• Junior Marvin presents Reggae Rox with Nuex - the Hamilton
• Kenny George Band and Business 2 Consumer - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• Kiyem Ade - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Kool & the Gang, Bootsy Collins, Morris Day & the Tim, and MC Doug E. Fresh - Jiffy Lube Live
• Literals, Heatwave, Unknown Threat, and Smart Hearts - Hamiltonian Art Gallery [1353 U St NW, Suite 101, WDC] (Permacounterculture)
• Mbongwana Star - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Mind Set, Traverse, and My Enemy Complete - Velvet Lounge
• Moombahton Massive Reunion - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• O.A.R., Eric Hutchinson, and the Hunts - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Rik Emmett (of Triumph) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Twig Twig, Flash Frequency, Tolva, and Alexis V.O. - Otherfeels House [3408 Brown St NW, WDC]
• Zach Deputy & Elm and Staycation - Gypsy Sally's


Sunday, 14 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Bobby Caldwell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bush and Chevelle - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• C'est Si Bon and Underdog - Bossa
• Classic Albums Live presents David Bowie - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Dick Van Dykes and Black Flood Dixon - Galaxy Hut
• Elijah Jamel Balbed's The Karma Suite, Aaron Martin Trio, and Alex Hamburger Quartet - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (DC Jazz Loft)
• Great Good Fine OK - DC9
• Honne and Jones - 9:30 Club
• Indian Dance Educators Association (IDEA): Folk Dances of India - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Rescheduled from 2/29/16) POSTPONED TO 2017
• Jay Pharoah - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jocelyn Faro & the Ragazzi, Feral Conservatives, Lost Child, and Herschel Hoover - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Lenclair, Out on the Weekend, and XK Scenario - Velvet Lounge
• Loi Loi, the Electric Grandmother, Ilana & Omar, and Plain Jane - Newton Abbey [740 Newton Place NW, WDC] (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Maija - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Nervosa, Suspended, Gloom, Crawling Manifest, SickDeer, Red Torrent, and Repressed - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Reeve Carney - Jammin' Java
• Rico Amero - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Sax & the City featuring Marion Meadows & Paul Taylor - Birchmere
• Sue Foley - the Hamilton
• the Topper Project - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Walt Wilkins - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]


Monday, 15 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Ahleuchatistas, Sarah Louise, and Teething Veils - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• All Time Low in-store signing - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] - sold out
• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Dominic Fragman and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Donavon Frankenreiter - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Funx, Snowday, and Mike Why - Jammin' Java
• Ginkgoa - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Golden Gate Wingmen - the Hamilton
• Gringo Star and Silent Old Mtns. - DC9
• I Set My Friends On Fire, I Apollo, and A Story Inspired - Ottobar (Baltimore) (the Boys of Summer Tour Pt II)
• Newagehillbilly, Comfort Link, R. Ariel, and Heat Death - Hippo Hut [Baltimore, MD]
• the Plank Stompers and Deltaphonic - Galaxy Hut
• Toad the Wet Sprocket - performing greatest hits and Fear in its entirety - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 16 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Big Hush, Romantic States, Hothead, and Halfsour - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• the Burgeoning, Blue Heaven, Working Man's Dilemma, Imaginary Hockey League, and the Revived - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Donavon Frankenreiter - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• George V Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Handsome Hound - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Hiatus Kaiyote, Rich Medina, and Dolphin - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jackie Lynn and Ancestral Duo ft. JD Parran - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Nicole Learner, R. Ariel, Lyrelius, Minnesota Vaughn, and Blaq Dynasty - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• River Whyless and the Social Animals - Jammin' Java
• the Stents and the Woolly Bushmen - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Sumac (Aaron Turner of Isis), Jaye Jayle, and nordra - DC9
• Whistletop Live with John Dickerson of Face the Nation - the Hamilton
• YES: the Album Series - Warner Theatre


Wednesday, 17 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Bayside, the Menzingers, and Sorority Noise - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Beat Connection, Kodak to Graph, and Iance Neptune - DC9
• Big Indian, August on Sunday, royGbiv, and Them Animals - Velvet Lounge
• Body Thief, Fadest, Fine Fine, and Forges - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bruce Swaim (saxophone) - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Christian Lopez Band and Silver Line Station - Gypsy Sally's
• Collaboration with special guest Lori Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Curtis Salgado & Selwyn Birchwood - the Hamilton
• Furnace Creek, Brettan Cox, Rent Party, and Chris Bernstorf - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Kanako and Mariko Shimasaki with Luke Gillespie - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Kensingtones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• No Small Children and the Red Fetish - Bossa
• Outer Spaces, Romantic States, Halfsour, and Plake 64 & the Hexagrams - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Paul Reed Smith Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pilfers, J. Navarro & the Traitors, Kill Lincoln, and MSH - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Revolver 50th Anniversary Beatles Blast - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
• Tempest - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• TLG 2016 Tour featuring 5Quad, Loren Gray, Duhitzmark, and Flamingeos - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Uke Fest - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)


Thursday, 18 August 2016 [link to this day]

• 98 Degrees, O-Town, Dream, and Ryan Cabrera - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (My2K)
• AJ Smith, Bailen, and Grace Fuisz - Jammin' Java
• Ardamus (live beat set), Color School Band, Signor Benedick the Moor, Safari Al, and Randal Bravery - Velvet Lounge
• Barbara Streisand: the Music . . . The Mem'ries . . .the Magic - Verizon Center
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Donavon Frankenreiter and Zach Heckendorf - the Hamilton
• Drug Church and Donovan Wolvington - DC9
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat and Escape-ism - Comet Ping Pong
• Elena & Los Fulanos, Maryjo Mattea & A Pile of Dudes, and Bellwether Bayou - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Eric Bachmann - Home in Columbia Heights, DC
• Hank & Cupcakes, Bells & Hunters, and FuzzQueen - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• Haram, Extended Hell, Wad, and Bidet - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] (Moved from Slim's Diner)
Haram, Wad, and Bidet - Slim's Diner [4201 Georgia Ave NW, WDC] MOVED TO SLASH RUN
• HD Sunrise, Nerftoss, Protect-U, and 1432 R - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Iris Dement - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jon Stickley Trio - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• Kenny Chesney and Old Dominion - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Kitchen Hips, Theo Stone and Alan Oresky, Brooksie Wells and Nina Gala (Nina Casalena) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Landmarks, King Buffalo, Nomad Express, and Mr. Seaweed - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Manners Manners (ex-Silence Kid), Santa Librada, Holy Fingers, and Indole - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally - Summer of 69: No Apostrophe - Warner Theatre
• Professor Louie & the Cromatix and Dwight & Nicole - Gypsy Sally's
• Rod Picott - IOTA Club & Café
• Twisted Pine - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Veus Guytrap and Imaginary Hockey League - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD]


Friday, 19 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Alice Bag, Leggy, and Short Skirt - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Animal Liberation Orchestra and the Hip Abduction - the Hamilton
• Anywho ft. PLO Man - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Ava Mendoza solo, Jessica Pavone solo, and Janel & Anthony - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• B. Woody 5tet - An die Musik LIVE [409 North Charles St, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• BackBlast, Death Echo, FutureWulf, and New Found Deal - the Auld Shebeen [3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA]
Baltimore Electronic Music 2016 Summerfest Concert One: Joe Wall "Kantoendrato", Bushmeat Airways, Bev Stanton "Arthur Loves Plastic" & John Saint John "Winston Psmith" as "Newspeak", Chris Videll "Tag Cloud", Dave Vosh - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Beanstalk Library (EP release), the Fire Tonight, and the NRIs - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Big Sam's Funky Nation - Howard Theatre
• Bob Saget and Mike Young - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bond & Bentley and Mike Bokktron Bakke (Grilled Lincolns) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bueno (album release show), Nag Champa, and Julian - Haushouse [1349 Monroe St NE, WDC]
• Cab Ride Home, Disgorgement, Corpse Hoarder, and Ashes of Mankind - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD] (Face Melting Friday)
• Caroline Davis - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Carsie Blanton and the Rondo Riggs - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dash Berlin, Pierce Fulton, and Adam Scott - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Dave Isaacs - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Drake and Future - Verizon Center (Summer Sixteen Tour)
the Glenmont Popes, Swampcandy, Scotch Bonnets, and JJ Damage & the Bandits - Black-Eyed Susan [2700 Lighthouse Pt, Baltimore, MD] CANCELLED
• Green Jelly, Rabid Assassin, Klockwick, Loraxx, and Machines of Living Death (M.O.L.D.) - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] (Moved from the Boonsboro Event Center)
• Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Julie Ruin (featuring Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill/Le Tigre and Kathi Wilcox of Bikini Kill), Olivia Neutron-John, and Sneaks - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Kustom Made - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Lady & the Tramps, Andy Ravelo, and Sheila - Velvet Lounge
• the Liberian Women's Chorus for Change - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Loud Boyz and Pie Face Girls - Comet Ping Pong
• Mark Sherry (open to close) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Nappy Riddem, Borracho, Nesta, and Pressing Strings - Gypsy Sally's
• Old 97s and American Aquarium - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Patrick Alban & Noche Latina - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Noche Latina II to benefit Centro de Ayuda)
• Paul Thorn Band and Bonnie Bishop - Birchmere
• Pleasure Train and Tuelo & Her Cousins - IOTA Club & Café
• Projected Man and Covered with Jam - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM - August Jam Night)
• Prophets of Rage (members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill) and AWOLNATION - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• the Rusty Seesaws and Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Sarah Snider, Trees Take Ease, Poppy Patica + Airhead DC, No Axiom, and Swan Meat - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Sin Miedo - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Sunwolf and Warm Sun - Cole Studios [Carriage House in rear of 1714 15th St NW, WDC]
• Toad the Wet Sprocket, Rusted Root, and Daisie Ghost Flower - 9:30 Club
• UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro, & Mickey Virtue - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 20 August 2016 [link to this day]

Baltimore Electronic Music 2016 Summerfest Concert Two: Helium Road, Greg Kist & Hal Schmulowitz "GHI", Bev Stanton "Arthur Loves Plastic" & Maria Estrella "Maria A", John Saint John "Winston Psmith" & Logan Mitchell Sr "Synth Tech Project", Dave Vosh & Daniel Barbiero "Akousma" - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Bass Nation Baltimore feat Ookay - Baltimore SoundStage
• Beautiful Swimmes and 1432 R DJs - Petworth Recreation Center [801 Taylor St NW, WDC] (Petworth Park Summer Jam - 5 PM)
• Black Masala, M.H. & His Orchestra, and The Shadow Girl Sound Collective - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bob Saget - Warner Theatre
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Caroline Davis - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Chrisette Michele - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Dan Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dan Navarro & Ellis Paul - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
Discomfort, False Light, Bandit, and Writhe - Piss Asylum [Baltimore DIY space] Moved to Skramden Yards
• Discomfort, False Light, Bandit, and Writhe - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space] (Moved from Piss Asylum)
• Dr. Yes and the Red Tree - Jammin' Java
• Drake and Future - Verizon Center (Summer Sixteen Tour)
• Dru Hill - Howard Theatre (8 PM Early Show)
• Get the Led Out - the Hamilton
• the Gladstones and Mark Roebuck Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Hercyn, Gloom, Fin'amor, and Reticle - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Ira Glass - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Jason Webley - the Keep [625 Newton Place NW, WDC]
• La Fiesta Zakke - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mé À Garage, Fellowcraft, and the Hartford Pussies - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Manatee Commune and Shallou - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Mangrove Station, California Accent, Titans of the Industry, and Trash Mammals - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Marshall Crenshaw's Big Surprise: Tom Wilson's World - Birchmere
Maryland Folk Metal Fest 2016: Valfreya, Wilderun, Winter's Wake, Sekengard, Eikthyrnir, Animist, Isenmor, Ashagal, JERA - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Morning Ride, Lines in the Sky, Crucial Rip, and Throne Debotis - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Neptune, Black Asset, Ashley Sierra, Jai Ivey, Mana, and Truth - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off feat. DJ Jonathan Toubin - Howard Theatre (11 PM Late Show)
• the Obsessives, Dovelady, Las Marigolds, and Plastic Nancy - the Playroom [Friendship Heights] (Melted Magazine Print Issue Release Show)
• Prinze George and Higher Education - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rathaus, Time is Fire, and Wrongful Life - Bossa
• Rickie Lee Jones - 6th & I
• Rock My Soul featuring the Fairfield Four & the McCrary Sisters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Seth Chrisman, Nathan McLaughlin, Insect Factory, and Literals - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Sol Roots - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Suspicious Cheese Lords: 20th Anniversary Concert - Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes [1217 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
• Ted Nugent - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Train and Andy Grammer - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Trunkweed, the Spirit of the Beehive, and Den-Mate - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Vanessa Silberman and the Ransom Notes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vein, I Disappear, Mercy Blow, Vicious Embrace, Bereave, and Into the Fire - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• White Ford Bronco (DC's all-90s cover band) - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 21 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Auxiliary Mammals, Gloop, and Thought Eater - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Bangles and Cardiac - 9:30 Club
• Black Sabbath and Rival Sons - Jiffy Lube Live
• Boon, June Gloom, Charlie Down, Airhead, and blkflk - 2206 1st St NW, WDC
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dan Navarro and Ellis Paul - Jammin' Java (Two shows - 4 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Ex Hex, Flasher, and Simon Doom - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rock & Roll Hotel 10 Year Anniversary Celebration)
• the Great Mindz - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Hoops, Leggy, and Trunkweed - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Jarreau Williams - IOTA Club & Café
• Jegna Tree-O - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joseph & the Beasts, Solitary Set, and DJs Nick & Gunnar from Pellars - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Kristin Chenoweth - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Lil Yachty - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Martian Architect, the Golden Sombreros, We Love the Underground, and IMU (Intuitive Minds United) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Melodime and the Delta Saints - the Hamilton
• Morgan Heritage and Iron Lion - Baltimore SoundStage
• Nice Breeze, Old Table, Sweet Baby Jesus, and AquaReef - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Slightly Stoopid, SOJA, and Fortunate Youth - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Spice Wurld Comedy Tour featuring SNL's Sasheer Zamata & MTV's Nicole Byer, with Liza Treyger and Matteo Lane - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Subcontinental Grooves - Bossa
• Valfreya, Eikthyrnir, Alluvion, Burning Shadows, and Nexon - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Monday, 22 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Ani DiFranco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ciaran Lavery - Jammin' Java
• Height, Vinyl Cape, Eu1ogy, Neroscream, Antihero, and Benjamin Banger - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Lower Dens and Cigarette - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rock & Roll Hotel 10 Year Anniversary Celebration)
• Mobile Deathcamp (ex-Gwar), Backblast, White Smoke, Flood the Asylum, and Red Torrent - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Needtobreathe, Mat Kearney, John Mark McMillan, and Welshy Arms - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Red Couch, Jonathan Plevyak, and Joint Operation - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sundressed, the Other Stars, and Casey Bolles - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tribu Baharú - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 23 August 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bangles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brian Wilson - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Can I Kick It? Kung Fu and Hip Hop with Shaolin Jazz - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Changamire - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• David Crosby - Birchmere
• Envy on the Coast, Night Verses, and In Your Memory - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gallant and Eryn Allen Kane - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul, and Tribe Society - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Horse Jumper of Love, Strange Mangers, Dove Lady, and Keeper - Cuba's Palace [DC DIY Space]
• Mobile Deathcamp (ex-Gwar), Vermord, and Time & Eternal - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Nathan Angelo, Jesse Ruben, and Jenn Bostic - Jammin' Java
• A People's Choir DC (Sing-along) and Quesitons & Commands - DC9
• Rochelle Rice - Strathmore Artist-in-Residence - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sianvar, My Iron Lung, Save Us From the Archon, Body Thief, Wings Denied, and Caraway - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Steven Tyler - . . . Out on a Limb - Warner Theatre
• Titus Andronicus and Two Inch Instronaut - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rock & Roll Hotel 10 Year Anniversary Celebration)
• Writhing Squares, Gauche, and Nic Fits - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 24 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Alyson Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Bangles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bonnie Raitt and Richard Thompson Trio - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Dig In Deep Tour 2016)
• Butch Walker, the Wind & the Wave, and Suzanne Santo - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Dear June - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Deep Sleep, Claw, Bidet, and Nerve Endings - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Downtown Boys, Big Hush, and Bad Moves - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rock & Roll Hotel 10 Year Anniversary Celebration)
• Grass Is Dead and Beggars Tomb - Gypsy Sally's
• Jesse Royal - Howard Theatre
• Karen Lovejoy & the Lovejoy Group - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Kevin Costner & the Modern West and Sara Beck - Birchmere
• Knuckleberry Finn, Dissonance, and Mountain Jew - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Members of the National Symphony Orchestra and the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra: 54th ICSOM conference - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ricky Martin - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Sammy Miller & the Congregation - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Seal - Warner Theatre
• the Stray Birds and the Hello Strangers - Jammin' Java
• Vinyl Cape, Nadiel, Nafets, and host Ardamus - Velvet Lounge
• Wreck & Reference, Radiator Greys, the Holy Circle, and Heat Death - Safari DC [4306 Georga Ave NW, WDC]
• ZZ Top - 9:30 Club - sold out


Thursday, 25 August 2016 [link to this day]

• 0 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Andre Ward - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Band of Us - DC9
• Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cultures of China - Warner Theatre
• Curt Oren and Nora Petran - Takoma Ranch [7408 Blair Rd NW, WDC]
• Earth Girls, Sem Hastro, and BBC - Hamiltonian Art Gallery [1353 U St NW, Suite 101, WDC]
• the Ernest Dawkins Trio - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Eryn Allen Kane, Beya Likhari, and Joy Postell - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Escape-ism, 20XX, Arian Shafiee, and G.L. Jaguar - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Freestate Blues Review - Gypsy Sally's
• King Django and Late Risers - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Bluebeat August)
• Love Canon and the Woodshedders - the Hamilton
• Messer Chups (from St Petersburg, Russia), Primitive Finks, Atomic Mosquitos, and Flying Faders - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, and Brothers Osborne - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Nellie Clay - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Red Fens, Hello Dharma, Talkers, and Jackie & the Treehorns - Velvet Lounge
• Ricky Martin - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Skye & Ross from Morcheeba - 9:30 Club
• Slurms McKenzie, Primate House, Sunners, Matt Ellin, Sean Combs, Josh Gorbin, and Mental School - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Swimsuit Addition, Peekaboos, Adverbs & Adjectives, and Joe Biden - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Tolva, Curved Light, Black Lodge, and Golem & Goliath - the NEW Lamont Street Collective [439 Park Rd NW, WDC]
• Trash Talk, Nappynappa, and Sir E.U. - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rock & Roll Hotel 10 Year Anniversary Celebration)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Walters, the Symposium, and GUMP - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Whatever Whatever, Tempercrush, and A Note 2 Self - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Wing Dam, Go Cozy, and Hand Grenade Job - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 26 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Al Di Meola Electric Band - the Hamilton
Aretha Franklin - Wolf Trap (Filene Center) CANCELLED
• Ballyhoo!, Stacked Like Pancakes, and Higher Education - State Theatre
Black Paradise - H Restaurant & Night Club [11300 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD] CANCELLED
• Boat Burning: Music for 70 Guitars with Anthony Pirog Quartet - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for DC Statehood)
• Congo Sanchez, Crystal Youth, the DFX, and Husbandry - Velvet Lounge
• the Deloreans (80s tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Edjacated Phools, Never Ending Fall, the Vibesmen, and Joint Operation - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Eli Lev, My Enemy Complete, Big Green Cherry, the Army Incident, Kyle Duke & the Brown Bag Boys, Rail City, Kira Hooks, and Insolence - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s dance party featuring Biz Markie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Funk Ark and Nikhil P. Yerawadekar & Low Mentality - Gypsy Sally's
• Georgie Jessup & the Philosopher Dogs and the Bumper Stickers - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Jake "the Snake" Roberts and Alex "Koolaid" Ansel - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Finals - the Barons, Wandering Lies, Butler, Better Homes, the Topper Project - Jammin' Java
• Kim Waters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Luis Faife Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mike Slap the Bass (featuring Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Milemarker, Puff Pieces, and the Effects - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rock & Roll Hotel 10 Year Anniversary Celebration)
• Monolord, Beastmaker, and Sweat Lodge - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Moonshine Society - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Ms. Anita Wilson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Near Northeast - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Orishas - Howard Theatre
Raindeer, Grubby Little Hands, Copper Marmaalade, and Max Muffler - TBA CANCELLED - No Venue
• Reverend Justin Hylton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Rob Cheatham - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Smithereens - Birchmere
• Throwdown Syndicate, Encasing Embrace, One Slack Mind, Z.T.S (Zion Terror Squad), Sick Deer, and White Smoke - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Tribute band night: Through Being Cruel (Saves the Day tribute), D'Eric (Jimmy Eat World tribute) - IOTA Club & Café (Benefit for Kitten Lady National Rescue & Advocacy)


Saturday, 27 August 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Trillectro Music Festival: Kid Cudi, Rae Sremmurd, Goldlink, Lil Uzi Vert, ESTA, Cousin Stizz, 070 Shake, Larry June, Jay IDK, Ari Lennox, Mista Selecta, Mane Squeeze, Dirty Chocolate, Lean Quatifah, The Yellow R Kel, Spicoli, Tastefaker, hosted by YesJulz - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• 50 Cent & Friends - Howard Theatre
• the Barnstormers and Rock Candy Cloggers: Good Old Time Music & Clogging - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ben Tufts & Friends Afternoon Showcase - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Ben Tufts & Friends featuring Virginia Creep (featuring JR from Pig Destroyer) release show, Accidents, FuzzQueen - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• Bob Log III and the Kevin Dowling Fitness Hour - DC9
• Bonnie Raitt and Richard Thompson Trio - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Carol Riddick - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Circus Life Podcast Third Anniversary Concert: Justin Trawick & the Common Good, Louisa Hall, Owen Danoff (from NBC's The Voice) with full band, Oh He Dead, the Duskwhales, Gingerwolf, Nardo Lilly - 9:30 Club
• Crack the Sky, the Ravyns, Dave DeMarco Band, and Midnite Run - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert)
• Death Panels, Naan Violence, Slow Groan, and the Not - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Deep Creek, Bragg Carey Acoustic Duo, and Never Born to Follow - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Evan Dando and J. Robbins (Office of Future Plans) with Gordon Withers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Frankie Martinez, Kiwifag, Poozy, Gemtone, BTD, and Dazeases - Velvet Lounge
• the Great Zucchini - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA] (11 AM Show)
• I Am the Trireme, Xeukatre, Sickdeer, and Frostclad - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Jessimae Peluso (comedian), Marty Caproni, and Rob Maher - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, and Maren Morris - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Kim Waters - Birchmere
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Literals, Jack On Fire, Karman Line, and Run-On Sunshine - Spacelab-A [2407 N Capitol St NE, WDC] (3 PM Matinee to benefit the DC Abortion Fund)
• Local H - Baltimore SoundStage (As Good As Dead Tour)
• Luis Faife Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• M80 (80s tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Marian McLaughlin Trio, the Wytold Ensemble, and Louis Weeks - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• My Son Bison, Br'er, Near Northeast, Margot MacDonald, and Andrew Grossman (of the North Country) - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• On the Bus - Gypsy Sally's
• Pure Disgust, Barge, Exit Order, Triage, and Stuck Pigs - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Scott Slay & the Rail - Denizens Brewing [1115 East-West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD]
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Steve Novosel - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Synthador, Bushmeat Airways, Salarymen, and Barbiero-Byrd-Ghaphery - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Tacuma Bradley's Unity Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Tank - Fillmore Silver Spring (Summer Soul Experience)
• William Elliot Whitmore and Tim Barry - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rock & Roll Hotel 10 Year Anniversary Celebration)
• Willie Bradley - Carlyle Club [411 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA]
• Wing Dam, Natural Velvet, Post Pink, and Amor Fatigue - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Sunday, 28 August 2016 [link to this day]

• the Benderz - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Chris Pitsiokos Quartet, Martin/Crudup, and Cain/Scheible/Stewart - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
DC State Fair: the Captivators, DJ Fusion (SO You Think You Can Dance Off), Crush Funk Brass Band, Carlos Hood, Primetime, Batal Washington, Dance Place Step Team - Storey Park NoMa [1005 First St NE, WDC]
• Droplockers (album release party), Prowess That Testament, and Blacmav & the Fear Itself Crew - DC9
• Elis Roseira and Catherine Bent - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Girl Choir and the Johnny Cohen Love Machine - Galaxy Hut
• Gold Connections - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Goodly Beggars, John Linn, and DT Huber - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Johnny Fantastic, Reservations, and Alex Tebeleff - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Kameron Corvet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Lonesome River Band and Furnace Mountain - the Hamilton
• Lonestar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Matt Wixon's Flying Circus, Six Foot Machine, Imaginary Hockey League, and the Melon Farmers - Velvet Lounge
• the Nico Sarbanes Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Nyarii Mashayamombe - Casa Fulano [1654 Irving St NW, WDC] (Fundraiser for Tag a Life)
• the Oak Ridge Boys - Birchmere
• Outcalls, Bent Knee, Time Columns, and Vinny Vegas - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Rock This Town "Sunday Funday" featuring Jared & the Mill, Michael Tolcher, and Edison - Jammin' Java
• Surf Curse, Lala Lala, and Shirt/Pants - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• Young Dolph and Cap1 - Baltimore SoundStage (King of Memphis Tour)


Monday, 29 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Cabin Creek, Two Ton Twig, and Handsome Hound - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• the Escape Artist, Bent Knee, and Cartoon Weapons - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Hockey Dad and Muuy Biien - DC9
• Keigh Busey & Friends featuring Rober tThompson and Sonja - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Los Texmaniacs - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Vomitface, Nice Breeze, and TV Ugly - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Yoga4All - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 30 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Al Di Meola: Elegant Gypsy Meets Romantic Warrior - Electric Tour - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Bells & Hunters, North by North, Hello Dharma, and Uptown Boys Choir - Velvet Lounge
• Birdcloud (album release tour) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Chain of Flowers, Big Eater, Dumbcharger, and Murderboats - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cristian Perez - Strathmore Artist-in-Residence - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Humming House - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Lucinda Williams and Buick 6 - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• PigPen Theatre Co. and Morningsiders - Jammin' Java
• Roderick Giles & Grace - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rusted Root and the Suitcase Junket - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• SE3 plus fiction by Tania James and poetry by Tony Mancus - 1239 Good Hope Rd SE, WDC (Little Salon 23)
• Trouble Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 31 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Banks & Steelz (Paul Banks & RZA) - 9:30 Club
• Bested (ex-Roomrunner), the Grasshopper Lies Heavy, PowerTakeoff, Auxiliary Mammals, and Violet Ripken - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Birdcloud - Jammin' Java
• Boney James and Marsha Ambrosius - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Dirty Dishes, Collider, and Valencia - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• A Fat Wreck: A Punk-U-Mentary - Howard Theatre
• Homewrecker and Claw - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Kent Miller - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Layne and Skyline Hotel - DC9
• Lynn Hollyfield - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• the Melvins and Helms Alee - Ottobar (Baltimore) - sold out
• MetroPerforms! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nasim Siddeeq, Eli Lev, and Emma G - Velvet Lounge
• People Skills - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Pigpen Theatre Co. and Morningsiders - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sy Smith - the Queen of Underground Soul - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 1 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Ayes Cold, the Kominas, Saraswathi Jones, Evilartform, and Laughing Man - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Anti-Discrimination Benefit)
• Belphegor, Origin, Abigail Williams, March to Victory, and Silent on Fifth Street - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band - the River Tour - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]
• Chicago - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• The Claypool Lennon Delirium and Marco Benevento - 9:30 Club
• Coping Skills, Cokestar, and Lou Talbot - the Love + Solidarity Collective (formerly the Lamont Street Collective) [439 Park Rd NW, WDC]
• Gad Elmaleh - Lincoln Theatre
• Jazzy Summer Nights with Navasha Daya, Wayna, April Sampe, DJ Tanz - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Jon Cleary Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good, Pat McGee, Todd Wright & Friends, and Whitney Akridge - Jammin' Java (Cancer Can Rock & Such Good Karma Benefit)
• Luz de Riada - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Mountain Goats - State Theatre
• Nate Wooley's Icepick and Anthony Pirog - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Periphery, SikTh, Chon, and Toothgrinder - Baltimore SoundStage (Sonic Unrest Tour)
• Radkey - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Sizzla - Howard Theatre
• the Trongone Band and Dangermuffin - the Hamilton
• Tweet, Navasha Daya, April Sampe, and DJ Tanz - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Uncle Earl and Anna & Elizabeth - Birchmere


Friday, 2 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Armin Van Buuren and Ruben de Ronde - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Courtlyn Carr - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Curse Words and Black Dog Prowl - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Disney in Concert with Wolf Trap Orchestra: Tale As Old As Time - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Flume, Basenji, and Kenton Slash Demon - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Fred Hughes Trio - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
Grandmaster Flash - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM) CANCELLED
• Humming House and Keelan Donovan - Jammin' Java
• Insect Factory - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC] (We Fought the Big One)
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Khatanbold Urlagbataar - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Labor Day Music Festival: Margot MacDonald, the Sweater Set and Sarah Curtin Five, Run Come See, Bumper Jacksons, Pan American Symphony Orchestra - Lincoln Theatre
• the Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston - Birchmere
• Philip Gibbs - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Same, Hemlines, Scanners, and Slip Disco - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (A Benefit for the Stop Police Terror Project DC - presented by Positive Force DC)
• Tony Sands: It Was a Very Good Year (Frank Sinatra tribute) - the Hamilton
• Zac Brown Band and Drake White & the Big Fire - Jiffy Lube Live


Saturday, 3 September 2016 [link to this day]

• 209 Band, the Red Fens, and Greenhouse - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• 75 Dollar Bill, Ben Bennett, and Abstract Human - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• the Ataris, Over Our Eyes, and Western Star - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Tom Principato Band - Birchmere
• Bunny Boy, Golden Papi, and Charlie Down - Seaton Haus [302 Seaton Pl NE, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cocoa Brown - Howard Theatre
• the Crimestoppers - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Dalton Deschain, Emily Einhorn, Chase Willett, and the Grasping Straws - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Fade to Black (Metallica tribute), kRUSH (Rush tribute), Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute), and Sea of Sorrow (Alice in Chains tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Monsters of Tribute 2)
• Flume, Basenji, and Kenton Slash Demon - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Girl Named Nino - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Handmade Quarterly Volme VI featuring Pressing Strings, Mend the Hollow, Skribe, and more - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Howard Jones - the Hamilton
I Love the 90s: Salt-n-Pepa with Spinderella, All-4-One, Color Me Badd, Coolio, Tone Loc, Rob Base, Young MC - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• June Star (Simple Truths Re-Release) with Herd of Main Street, Chris Rattie and the Brush Valley Rumblers, and the Mark McKay Band - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kevin Seconds and Steve Soto - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Kraftwerk 3-D Concert - Strathmore (Music Center) - sold out
Labor Day Music Festival: Wanted Man, the JoGo Project, Backbeat Underground, Black Masala - Lincoln Theatre
• Lord, Faith in Jane, the Medusa, and Treble Lifter - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
Park Rock Fest 2016: Gus G, Angel Vivaldi, Carousel Kings, the Great Heights Band, August Winters, Jamall Anthony, With Lying Eyes, Minds Like Mirrors, Silent on Fifth Street, Car Crash Poetry, Bad Off, Encasing Embrace, Dead Beat Holiday, Maggie Mae, Alukah, Alli (short for Allianza), Jessica St. Clair, Subject TO Change - St. Mary's County Fairgrounds [42455 Fairgrounds Rd, Leonardtown, MD]
• Pinky Swear Productions: Over Her Dead Body: A Bluegrass Benediction - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Puff Daddy, Lil' Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, the Lox, and French Montana - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour)
• Reggaefest - Howard Theatre (10:30 PM Late Show)
• Rob Zombie, Korn, and In This Moment - Jiffy Lube Live
• Special Moves - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD] (Metal Quest 4)
• Sweepstakes, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, and the Sneaks - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• This Is All Now, Soldiers of Suburbia, Wild Love, and Moving Out - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Toxic Holocaust, BAT (members of Municipal Waste, DRI, and Volture), Noisem, and Cemetery Piss - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Sunday, 4 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Anthony Green (Circa Survive/Saosin) and Secret Space - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Curse, Decide Today, Divtech, Bodies, and Heat Death - Catfrat [260 Waxter Way, Baltimore, MD]
• Dick Dale - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Diggy Simmons - 9:30 Club
• Ephebe - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Gyula & the D-Mons - Bossa
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Labor Day Music Festival: Sol Roots, Freddie Dunn, Ayanna Gregory Band, Eric Byrd Trio - Lincoln Theatre
• Lisa Said (CD release show), Don Zientara, and Fuzz Queen - IOTA Club & Café
• Lord Dying, Child Bite, and Black Fast - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Porches, Japanese Breakfast, and Rivergazer - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Psymon Spine, Bottled Up, and Pinkwench - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• RavenSong - Jammin' Java
• Sawyer Fredericks with Mia Z. - Birchmere
• Synetic Theater: Dante's Inferno - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tom Carter & Susan Alcorn, 75 Dollar Bill, Ian Nagoski, and Rosemary Krust - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Trumpeter and Al Strong - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• WHAT2.0, Reaction, and NewImpressionz - Howard Theatre (BounceFest 2016)


Monday, 5 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Body & Full of Hell, Genocide Pact, Backslider, and Claw - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Istijmam - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Kysmet, Alluvion, and Hellpie - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA] (3 PM Matinee Show)
• Rotting Christ, Marduk, Carach Angren, Necronomicon, Khaotika, and Dispellment - Baltimore SoundStage
the Greenlight DC Music & Culture Festival: Flex Cartel, Jon Jon Brown, Davy Fresh, Yusef Sharp, Kemet Dank, DJ Radasfuxx, Mio Tiga, Yusef Abdul Azim, DJ Beast, Darin Smith Jr. - Gateway DC [2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd SE, WDC] (Noon)


Tuesday, 6 September 2016 [link to this day]

• G. Love & Special Sauce - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Khruangbin - DC9
• Meghan Trainor, Hailee Steinfeld, and Common Kings - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Rajab Suleiman and Kithara - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Richard Bona - Howard Theatre
• Sharon Clark (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Skyward (album release show), Out on the Weekend, and Sub-Radio Standard - Jammin' Java
• Television and Chris Stamey - 9:30 Club
• Widespread Panic - Warner Theatre


Wednesday, 7 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Basement, Eskimeaux, and Ovlov - Rock & Roll Hotel
Benito Gonzalez Trio with Herman Burney & Jay Sawyer - Blues Alley (Two shows) CANCELLED
• Bright Light Bright Light - DC9
• Don Henley - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Dread Crew of Oddwood, Sekengard, and Coleus - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Joe Purdy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kassav - Howard Theatre
• Mac Sabbath - Fillmore Silver Spring
• of Montreal and Ruby the Rabbitfoot - 9:30 Club
• Outer Spaces, Gun Outfit, Sitcom, and All Ball - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tempercrush, Alex Rhoads, PS24, Rail City, and A Note Two Self - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• the Vinyl Lounge Grateful Jam - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Widespread Panic - Warner Theatre
• the Yvette Landry Trio - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Thursday, 8 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Beach Slang, Positive No, and the Kneads - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Blackberry Smoke - Fillmore Silver Spring (Holding All Roses Tour) Postponed to 9/8/16
• Brian Johnson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Christos DC and Fendika - Bossa
• Crooks & Crows and the Darkest Timeline - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Diet Cig, Ian Sweet, Purrer, and Hovvdy - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dinosaur Jr. and Cloud Nothings - 9:30 Club
• Don Henley - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Donovan Wolfington, Caddywhompus, and Dove Lady - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Grainger & Pockets - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Haken, Thank You Scientist, Iris Divine, Marzy Maddox, Artifacts, and Inoculum - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Highasakite - DC9
• Kanye West - Verizon Center
• Manny Kellough's Jazz All Stars - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Mehmet Polat Trio - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Miya Folick and Sleigh Bells - U St Music Hall
• Orchester Prazevica - Bistro Bohem [600 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Paperhaus - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• The Power Trio: Dennis Chambers - Bob Franceschini & Tom Kennedy - Mike Stern - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Priests, Diat (from Germany), and Vacant Life - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Rail City, Tempercrush, and the Originators - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Sloth Ensemble and Ben Bennett - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Pre-Sonic Circuits Fest)
• Three Women & the Truth - the Hamilton
• Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Danava, and the Shrine - Howard Theatre
• Vandaveer - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Will Rast Organ Trio featuring Greg Loman and Matt Tebo - Wicked Bloom [1540 N Capitol St NW, WDC]


Friday, 9 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Adwala & the Uprising - IOTA Club & Café
• Angélique Kidjo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Antigone Rising and Rachael Sage - Jammin' Java
• Bad Influence Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Blackberry Smoke and Stolen Rhodes - Fillmore Silver Spring (Holding All Roses Tour)
• Bryan Adams - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band - the Hamilton
• City Mouse and Famous October - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Disinfectant, Sedative, and Iron Cages - Hamiltonian Art Gallery [1353 U St NW, Suite 101, WDC] (Closing for Permacounterculture Punk Show)
• Echo & the Bunnymen - 9:30 Club
• Electric Ice Cream Scoop, Steele Rose Band, the Dolly Rockers, Red Sword, Crash Concept, and Izula - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo - with special guest Galen Weston Band - Lincoln Theatre
• Gold Panda (live) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jim Breuer & the Loud and Rowdy - State Theatre
• Joey Harkum (Love & Labor album release party), Pressing Strings, Reverend Ray & the Church, Ms. Sara, and Jocelyn Faro & the Ragazzi - Baltimore SoundStage
• Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown 50th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kino Musica - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Noon)
Metalachi - Baltimore SoundStage Moved to Metro Gallery
• Metalachi - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Moved from Baltimore Soundstage)
• Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• MO'Fire featuring In Gratitute (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) and Motown & More (motown & soul legends tribute) - Birchmere
NextNOW Fest 2016: Prinze George, Chargaux, the Coolots, Todo Mas, TEMPO 72-hour composition project featuring Dale Trumbore, the Jazz Professors, the Ortodox, PWR BTTM - Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at University of Maryland [Stadium Drive at Route 193, College Park, MD]
• The Power Trio: Dennis Chambers - Bob Franceschini & Tom Kennedy - Mike Stern - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Retox, He Whose Ox Is Gored, and Silent - DC9
Sonic Circuits Festival: Spires That In the Sunset Rise, the Lost Civilizations experimental music project, Pamelia Stickney, Byron Westbrook, Sandy Gordon & Derek Baron - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Sun Club, Bubblegum Octopus, and Tomato Dodgers - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Tashi Wada, Yoshi Wada, and Julia Holter - AMP
• Throwing Shade (live podcast) - Howard Theatre
• the U.S. Navy Band Commodores - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Saturday, 10 September 2016 [link to this day]

202 Arts & Music Festival: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Bele Bele Rhythm Collective, Sin Miedo, Brencore Allstars, Delta Spur, DJ Tye, East of the River Boys & Girls Steel Band, Sugar Bear & EU, Foggy Bottom Whomp Stompers Band, Chopteeth, Black Alley, DJ-DMAC, DJ Quicksilva - Canal Park [1000 2nd St SE, WDC] (11 AM Start)
• Assembly of Dust and Adam Ezra Group - Gypsy Sally's
• Bass Nation Baltimore feat Black Tiger Sex Machine, Dabin & Kai Wachi - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bill Maher - DAR Constitution Hall
• C.W. Stoneking and Linsay Deming - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Corinne Bailey Rae - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• the Felice Brothers and Jake Xerxes Fussell - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hal Ketchum - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Hobbs Angel of Death and Sacrificial Blood - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• John Lennon Birthday Tribute Vol. 2: Andy Zipf, David Kitchen, Janel & Anthony, The Hummingbyrds, Laura Baron, Edward O'Connell, Tom Lofgren, Cal Everett, Bill Williams, Andrew Ratliff, and more - the Hamilton
• Knife Hits, Sick & Dying, Neck Breather, and Steve Wimbleton - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Leon Bridges and Lianne La Havas - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Lez Zeppelin (all-female Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre
• the Lumineers, Borns, and Rayland Baxter - Merriweather Post Pavilion (the Cleopatra World Tour)
• Lux Cadenza - WithLoveDC [825 11th St NE, WDC]
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman and Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Mantras - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Marian Hill, Vérité, and Shaed - 9:30 Club
• Multicult, Old Lines, Grizzlor, Bardus, and Homosuperior - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
NextNOW Fest 2016: Mitski, Bit Brigade, Maryland Community Band, Tarica June, Black Masala, SHAED, Baked Goods - Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at University of Maryland [Stadium Drive at Route 193, College Park, MD]
• The Power Trio: Dennis Chambers - Bob Franceschini & Tom Kennedy - Mike Stern - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Que at the Zoo: The Bridge, People’s Blues of Richmond, ELM, Bunk Buddah, Brooks Long & The Mad Dog No Good - Baltimore Zoo [1876 Mansion House Drive, Baltimore, MD]
• Rascal Flatts and Kelsea Ballerini - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Rat Infested, Devolver, Pocketsand, Consumed with Hatred, Croatoan, Oberris, and 3:33 - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Rhythminic Accents & Bill Washburn - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Salt Peanuts - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sam Hesh, Rail City, and Jesse William - Velvet Lounge
• Scar Symmetry, Arsis, Shattered Sun, Luminosity, Sixteen Cylinder, Fallen Martyr, and 1818 - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Scott Slay & the Rail - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC]
• Sean Watkins - AMP
• the Seldom Scene & Jonathan Edwards - Birchmere
Sonic Circuits Festival: Murmurists, Dromedaries (Keir Neuringer, Julius Masri, Shayna Dulberger), Zilmrah, WildTorus, Isolde Touch, Sleep Talk (Natalia Steinbach & Dave Grollman), Eyryx, Tag Cloud, Valerie Kuehne, Fast Forty, Jacob Wick - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Specials and Far East - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Steve Lauri (of the Hollies) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Teedra Moses - Howard Theatre
• Thirdstory - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - Rescheduled from 4/19/16)
• Titus Andronicus and A Giant Dog - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Two Ton Twig and Mike Thomas Kerr - IOTA Club & Café


Sunday, 11 September 2016 [link to this day]

• C'est Si Bon and Maya Kamaty - Bossa
• Dana Parker, Sal Rourke, L.A.T.O., the Meer, Stealing Liberty, Emma G, Mike Novak, and Rockie B (Rock Baker) - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC] (Adams Morgan Day)
• Expert Alterations, Real Numbers, Aguirre's Dogs, and DJ King Gilbert - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Hal Ketchum - Birchmere
• Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Cheap Trick - Jiffy Lube Live
• Herschel Hoover, Hello Dharma, and Feral Conservatives - IOTA Club & Café
• Karl Kavorkian and Uncommon Nasa - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Kingston Trio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kokayi, Sunwolf, Batala Washington, the Scotch Bonnets, Sweet Earl Greene, and Go Cozy - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (Adams Morgan Day - 2pm-11pm)
• Lez Zeppelin - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• LVL UP and All Dogs - DC9
• Novas Trio and Orchester Prazevica - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Peaches - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Playback Theatre Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• The Power Trio: Dennis Chambers - Bob Franceschini & Tom Kennedy - Mike Stern - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rocknoceros - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA] (11 AM Show)
Sonic Circuits Festival: Anthony Pirog Quartet, Weed Tree, Hay-Leibig Duo, Janel Leppin, BLK w/BEAR, Chester Hawkins, Antibody Corporation, Analog Tara, D/C/D, Eames Armstrong - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Soul Stew - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Takoma Folk: ilyAIMY, Mark H Taiko, Letitia VanSant, Ampersand Stringband, They'll Have Dreams, Flo Anito, the Devil's Tailors - Takoma Park Gazebo [Takoma Park, MD] (11 AM - 5 PM)
• the Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 1:30 PM & 7 PM)
• Tiffany - "A Million Miles" Storyteller Tour with special guest Kathryn Dean - Jammin' Java (A Million Miles Storyteller Tour)
• the Todd Marcus Quintet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Tribulation, Youth Code, and Horrendous - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Weird Al Yankovic - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Woodshedders - Boomerang Pirate Ship [3100 K St NW, WDC]


Monday, 12 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Anniversary, Laura Stevenson, and Thin Lips - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Brushes, Painted Zeroes, Bethlehem Steel, and Poppy Patica - Comet Ping Pong
• Foul Swoops, Expert Alterations, and Real Numbers - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Guitar Wolf - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Little Feat - Warner Theatre
• Madeintoyo, Salma Slims, Mynamephin, and Noah Wood$ - Howard Theatre (the Private Club Tour)
• Maya Kamaty (James A. Johnson Young Artist Series) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Quaker City Night Hawks - DC9
• Veronneau - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Vieux Farka Toure - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Woodgrove and Sunghosts - Galaxy Hut
• Young the Giant and Ra Ra Riot - 9:30 Club - sold out


Tuesday, 13 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Amythyst Kiah - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Animal Lover, Jail Solidarity, and Mission Creep - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• Arthur Sanzo and the Red Fetish - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Battle Trance and Janel Leppin - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (The Preparation presented by Creative Music in DC)
• Car Seat Headrest - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• David Gans - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Devin Townsend Project, Between the Buried & Me, and Fallujah - Fillmore Silver Spring (Transcending The Coma Tour)
• Frightened Rabbit and Lucy Dacus - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Guillermo Gomez-Pena Unplugged - UMBC [1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD] (Performing Arts & Humanities Building)
• Leyla McCalla and Jessica Rotter - the Hamilton
• Molotov - Howard Theatre
• Romero Lubambo & Chico Pinheiro - Blues Alley (Two shows - Brazilian Jazz Series)
• the Saint Johns - Jammin' Java
• the Skatalites - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Super! Silver! Haze, Warm Sun, and DJ Jerry Busher - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tom Principato Band: DVD/CD Release Party Live and Still Kickin'! - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Violent Soho, Meat Wave, and Natural Velvet - DC9
• Widespread Panic - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Young the Giant and Ra Ra Riot - 9:30 Club - sold out
• ZZ Top and Gov't Mule - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 14 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Album Leaf and Sister Crayon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Amanda Shires and Ruston Kelly - Baltimore SoundStage
• Billy Talent, the Dirty Nil, and Badflower - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bop Goes the Weasel (Jazz for Kids) - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (11 AM show)
• Chiara D'Odorico - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Edwin McCain - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Haley Bonar and Luray - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Holychild and Dream Machines - DC9
• John Prine and Declan O'Rourke - Birchmere - sold out
• Jumpcuts, Raccoon Fighter, 3rd Grade Friends, and Max Jeffers (Western Star solo acoustic set) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• KT Tunstall and Conner Youngblood - Lincoln Theatre
• Michael Hairston - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Milo in the Doldrums, the Head, and Yum - Velvet Lounge
• Nilson Matta & Brazilian Voyages with Helen Sung - Blues Alley (Two shows - Brazilian Jazz Series)
• Orchester Prazevica - Bossa
• Sara Niemietz and W.G. Snuffy Walden - Jammin' Java
• Schoolboy Q - Fillmore Silver Spring (Blank Face Tour)
• Stephen Spano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vagabon, Snail Mail, Real Life Buildings, Literals, and 100% - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Young the Giant and Ra Ra Riot - 9:30 Club - sold out


Thursday, 15 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Afro Bop Alliance - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Allah-Las and Tops - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Angel Olsen and Alex Cameron - 9:30 Club
• Bear's Den - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Cloud Rat, Brainpan, and Ethan of Primitive Man - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC] (2 PM Matinee show)
• Coco Montoya and Popa Chubby - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Diamond Heist, Slam & Wallace, Forever, and Mike Allison - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Fuss - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Bluebeat September)
• Imaginary Hockey League, the Head, Joseph & the Beats, and Morning Dew - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jeff Pehrson & Box Set - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jon Camp, Tristan Welch, and Sansyou - Velvet Lounge
KB - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• Krewella - U St Music Hall (Early show - 8 PM) - sold out
• LATO (album release party), Nardo Lilly, and Tyler Woolf - IOTA Club & Café
• the Magic Beans - Gypsy Sally's
• the Onix Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• the Proclaimers with Jenny O. - Birchmere
• Quaker City Night Hawks, Hollywood Blanks, the Golden Sombreros, and Whale Show - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Rodriguez and Arum Rae - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Secret Society - AMP
• Sex Stains, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, and Governess - Comet Ping Pong
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• SunGhosts, Modern Nomad, and the Meer - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Whiskey Shivers and Dear Creek - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Wolves in the Throne Room, Cobalt, and Cloud Rat - DC9 - sold out


Friday, 16 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Accidental Ghost, the Red Fens, the Bumperyachts, Pinkwrench, A MARC Train Home, and Textbook Fascist - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Alex Cameron - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Arc Iris and Superhuman Happiness - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Audion (live) and Outputmessage - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Blood Mist, Destroyer of Man, Oceans of Flesh, and Ralph - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bloody Knives, Machine Drift (J Reid), Stems, and Chester Hawkins - Velvet Lounge
• Celtic Thunder - Legacy - Warner Theatre
• Cherub, Frenship, and Boo Seeka - 9:30 Club
• Cody Canada & the Departed and Mike McClure - the Hamilton
• the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists: excerpts from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Earphunk and Madaila - Jammin' Java
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Erik Santos & Angeline Quinto: The King and Queen of Teleserye Theme Songs - Lisner Auditorium
• Euge Groove - Birchmere
• Fahrenheit - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• God Is an Astronaut - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Homosuperior, Dreamcrusher, Fire-Toolz, and Antibody - VisArts Rockville [155 Gibbs St, Suite 300, Rockville, MD] (Noise Body Music Opening Party)
• Indecision and Cornmeal - Gypsy Sally's
• Jau Ocean, Hot Dirt, Wydyde, and the Green Eye - Haushouse [1349 Monroe St NE, WDC]
• Maroon 5, Tove Lo, and R. City - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Minimus the Poet, Pocket Bells, Lenore LeNoire, and Club Hell - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mo Troper, Eagle Daddy, Dove Lady, and Foster Carrots - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• the Offspring - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• the Reagan Years (80s tribute band) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rogue Johnsen Aledo - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• San Holo, Joyride, Said the Sky, Savage Patch, and Champagne Pirates - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• SunGhosts, Modern Nomad, Burnt Seeds, and Creature Comfort - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Taylor Carson and Brian McKenzie - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• the Thad Wilson Quartet and the Landham Brothers - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Trivium, Sabaton, and Huntress - Baltimore SoundStage
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Whiff and Totally Slow - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 17 September 2016 [link to this day]

• AC/DC (with Axl Rose) - Verizon Center
• the Alameda and the Cards - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Amel Larrieux - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Blood Incantation, Outer Heaven, Left Cross, Tomb Warden, and jrnlr - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Blue Train (acoustic) - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA] (Rooftop)
• the Dawn Drapes and Sirsy - IOTA Club & Café
• Dope Francis, Bottled Up, Shining Blade Theory, and Milk Money - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (FlashFest)
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Emerge A Tyrant (EP release party), Atrox Terra, Leo Sky, Era of Discord, ZFL, Norman Stethalacopalus LaStrange (formerly of Survival Of The Sickest), and Skies of Gomorrah - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
Farm Aid 2016: Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Sturgill Simpson, Alabama Shakes, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Margo Price, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Carlene Carter, Insects vs Robots - Jiffy Lube Live
• Gabby Nguyen, Vicu Schek, and Matthew Shell - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Grant-Lee Phillips - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• the Heavy Pets ('80s tribute) and West End Blend - Gypsy Sally's
• Hovvdy, Yours Are the Only Ears, and Airhead DC - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Jenny Lewis (Rabbit Fur Coat anniversary tour) with the Watson Twins and EZTV - Lincoln Theatre
• Jimmie's Chicken Shack - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lawrence Trailer - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lucky Chops and Lawrence - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Mary Fahl (former lead singer of October Project) - the Hamilton
• Matthew Sweet - Birchmere
• Max Amini - Warner Theatre
• Miike Snow - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Mr. Knick Knack - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA] (11 AM Show)
• Mykki Blanco and Olivia Neutron-John - Comet Ping Pong
• National Philharmonic: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• New Kingston - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Newsboys - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (Love Riot Tour)
• Onespot, Sea Lilies, Subtastics, the Vickers, and Silver Gulls - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Pablo Fagundes and Valério Xavier - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Rail City, Deer Eat Birds, and Giant Iron Whale - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
Rare Essence, Ethan Spalding, and Paperhaus - Fillmore Silver Spring (Flower Branch Fire Apartments Benefit) CANCELLED
• Rocky Votolato (Makers 10 Year Anniversary Tour) and Chris Staples - DC9
• School of Rock Baltimore's Summer Program - Ottobar (Baltimore) (noon)
• Shatter, Magic Wax, Carnation Court, and Prescription Soul - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Soylent Green, Red Feather, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - Velvet Lounge
• Steel Samurai, Rare Candy, Mountain Chiefs, and Special Moves - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Thad Wilson Quartet and the Landham Brothers - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Thalia Zedek, Insect Factory, Hothead, and Nice Breeze - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• theVIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tone, Time Is Fire, the Escape Artist, Drop Electric, Canker Blossom, Flowerbomb, and Foole - Rock & Roll Hotel (Brodown Throwdown V)
• Watsky, Witt Lowry, Daye Jack, and Chuckwudi Hodge - Baltimore SoundStage
• Will Eastman (open to close) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
WRGW Fall Gig: Priests, Den-Mate, Wildhoney - George Washington University: Square 80 [G St NW between 21st & 22nd St, WDC] (1 PM - 7 PM)


Sunday, 18 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Alex Jenkins: A Hammond B3 Organ Sunday - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Armaan Malik - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Basement Flower, Violet Ripken, and Pinkwench - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Built to Spill, Hop Along, and Alex G - 9:30 Club
• Captian All-Star - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA] (11 AM Show)
• Combichrist and Stoneburner - State Theatre
• Cymbals Eat Guitars, Field Mouse, and Wildhoney - DC9
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gary Puckett & Union Gap - Birchmere
• the Ghost and Tissa Mawartyassari - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Gulley Jimson Quartet and Rambling Shadows - Galaxy Hut
• Jack Oblivian & the Sheiks - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jenny Lewis (Rabbit Fur Coat anniversary tour) with the Watson Twins and EZTV - Lincoln Theatre
• JJ Rupp Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Manu Dibango & the Soul Makossa Gang - Howard Theatre
• Matthew Sweet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Mountain Goats and Oh Pep! - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• the Out of Water eXperience - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sullivan Fortner Trio - AMP
• Tenement, Dusk, and the Rememberables - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tor Miller, Paperwhite, and Sean Mcverry - Jammin' Java
• Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown - Baltimore SoundStage
• Washington Concert Opera 30th Anniversay Concert - Lisner Auditorium
• Yohun, Cat Be Damned, and Slip Disco - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (Escape from DC Brunch XV - 1 PM)


Monday, 19 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Daisyhead, Belle Noire, and Only Sibling - Jammin' Java
• Gaelic Storm - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gina Sobel and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• J.A.S.S. Quartet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lobo Marino - Casa Girard [1226 Girard St NW, WDC]
• Loop 2.4.3 and Dominic Fragman - Galaxy Hut
• Maija & Influencia do Jazz - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mystic Braves and the Radiographers - DC9
• Neil Michael Hagerty & the Howling Hex (Royal Trux, ex-Pussy Galore), Scroll Downers, and Pellars - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Okkervil River and Landlady - 9:30 Club
• Trapt, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazy Town, 12 Stones, and Tantric - State Theatre (Make America Rock Again)
• Vivian K, Schroeder, Violent Ripkin, and 96 Olympics - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• the Willis Clan - the Hamilton


Tuesday, 20 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Amity Affliction, Being As An Ocean, Hundreth, and Trophy Eyes - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Anais Mitchell and John Gallagher, Jr. - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ben Gleib - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Black Fighting Formations: Music Research Strategies with Jamal Moore, Luke Stewart, and Marshall R Trammell - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Julian Lage & Lau - AMP
• Leftstronger, Dyneside, All That Ever Was, and Treewalker - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Make America Rock Again Festival: Trapt, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazy Town, 12 Stones, Tantric - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Morgan Delt and Mass Gothic - DC9
• Soulcial Hour - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Stanley Clark - Howard Theatre
• Terry Bozzio - the Hamilton


Wednesday, 21 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Adam Green and Outer Spaces - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Agnostic Front, Warxgames, Head of Power, Professional Victim, Sharptooth, and Malicious Code - Holiday House [6427 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Ashes of Mankind, SpaceWaster, Cromulons, and Salem - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Claude Martin & Erica Snow - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Cocks (featuring Richard 23, Luc Van Acker, Chris Connelly, and Paul Barker ex-Revolting Cocks) performing Big Sexy Land and more - with Nahja Mora, DJ Candy Corn, and DJ Sex Charges - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Elijah Jamal Balbed's tribute to Jon Coltrane - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Gabriel Munoz - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Gojira - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gordon Lightfoot - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Gorilla and Stop Worrying & Love the Bomb - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Judge John Hodgman Podcast - Howard Theatre - sold out
• Lee "Scratch" Perry and Subatomic Sound System - State Theatre
• Lush and Tamaryn - 9:30 Club
• Lynne Fiddmont - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Marshall Tucker Band - Birchmere
• Otherworld (Washington DC debut) - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Paint & Yell, Joy On Fire, Dwellingville, and Noema - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Portland Cello Project - Jammin' Java
• Tourist and Jim-E Stack - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)
• Trae Pierce & the T-Stones and M.H. & His Orchestra - Gypsy Sally's
• Zoe Ravenwood and American Opera - Velvet Lounge


Thursday, 22 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the 31st Annual Mayor's Arts Awards - Lincoln Theatre
• Anais Mitchell - the Hamilton
• Beth Bombara - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Big Dub Reunion with 2rip & Nolweez, Toy Maka, Obscure B2B Hogan, Riza - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• BSO Pulse: Houndmouth - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Carpetbagger, R-Dent, Forges, and Treeforts - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Crowbar, Thonian Horde, and Delenda - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Crystal Youth and KINGS - Bossa
• the Deslondes and Mechanical River - DC9
• Draco Rosa - State Theatre
• Eric Andersen and Seth Glier - Jammin' Java
• Greenspan, Ashley Sierra, Cellis, and X (Ten) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (A Bmore Love Thing)
Haelos - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - Rescheduled from 3/28/16) CANCELLED
• Here Come the Mummies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Humble Fire, Fellow Creatures, Brushes, and Shining Blade Theory - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ken Vandermark and The Few - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• the Main Squeeze and the Strange Heat - Gypsy Sally's
• Melanie Martinez - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Portals featuring Cmpvtr CLVB, Nag Champa, April + VISTA, the Cornel West Theory - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Puff Daddy, Lil' Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, the Lox, and French Montana - Verizon Center (Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour)
• Puff Pieces, Alpha Hopper, and Permanent Waves - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Pylon Reenactment Society, Dressy Bessy, and Gauche - IOTA Club & Café
• Queen Esther - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Screening of A Fat Wreck: the Punk-umentary - 25 Years of Punk Ethics, Chosen Family, & Surviving the Music Business - the Fat Wreck Chords Story - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Smith Sisters - Birchmere
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Friday, 23 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aaron Myers - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Agnostic Front, Pain!, Walk the Plank, Bust Off, Out of Spite, Teamster, and Pain! - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Amy Schumer - Verizon Center
• the Anti-Social Collective, Leo & Cygnus, Petty Indulgences, Songs of Dustin Tyler, and Drum Chant led by 8 Roo - the Love + Solidarity Collective (formerly the Lamont Street Collective) [439 Park Rd NW, WDC]
• Ava Luna, Sitcom, and Klauss - Comet Ping Pong
• Aztec Sun and Alanna Royale - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Ballad've - Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office [437 7th St NW, WDC]
• Blacksage (record release show), :3lon, Soul Cannon, Sweepstakes, and Beya Likhari - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Blind Pilot and River Whyless - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Brad Paisley, Tyler Farr, and Maddie & Tae - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Bro Safari and Valentino Khan - Baltimore SoundStage (Pretty Good Tour)
• Bruce in the USA - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Christopher S. Feltner, Tristan Welch, Guillermo Pizarro, and Tag Cloud - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Crawling Manifest (Forevermore CD release show), The Collaterals, Aura Awake, Remlia, and The New Reign - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• the Darkest Timeline - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Deceased, Savage Master, and Sloth Herder - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Dhol Foundation - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Dial 251 - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Flat Daddy, Red Sword, the Karigas, and the Red Fens - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Game featuring Backyard Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Goblin Cock and Jail Solidarity - DC9
• Here Come the Mummies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jah Wobble & the Invaders of the Heart - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jon McLaughlin, Marc Sciblia, and Brad Ray - the Hamilton
• King Soul with the Soul Crackers - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Mark G. Meadows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Maysa & Her Funk Soul Symphony: 25/50 Silver & Gold Celebration - with Frank McComb - Birchmere
• More AM Than FM, Kid Claws, and Lilac Daze - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• the Nth Power and 8 Ohms Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Pansy Division - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Perpetual Groove and McLovins - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Preservation Hall Jazz Band plus special guests Jimmy Carter & Joey Williams of The Blind Boys of Alabama and DuPont Brass Band - Lincoln Theatre (In celebration of the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture)
• Raul Midón - AMP
• the Revivalists and the Temperance Movement - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Selah Sue and Polly A - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Sex Type Thing (Stone Temple Pilots tribute), Good Time Boys (Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute), Abbey Normal (Garbage tribute), and First Gentlemen (Presidents of the USA tribute) - Jammin' Java (Back to the 90s)
• the Substitoots, Soft Things, and Chill Parents - the Space Jam [1313 Delafield Place NW, WDC]
• Will Atkinson (open to close) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Saturday, 24 September 2016 [link to this day]

• 15th Annual DC Jazz Preservation Festival - Westminster Presbyterian Church [400 I St. SW, WDC]
• American Electric, Electric Grandmother, and Loi Loi - Velvet Lounge
• the Andrew Duhon Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM - Rescheduled from 6/3/16)
• BSO: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Capital Hearings: Revolutions & Revelations - the Music of Political Change - First Congregational United Church of Christ [945 G St NW, WDC]
• Casey Cares Bash - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Death and Rough Francis - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Deathcrown, Existentium, and Ralph - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Deceased, Savage Master, Inhumation, and Rat Infested - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Dee-1 and Chris Searcy - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Deterioriot, Percussor, Sadistic Vision, Xeukatre, Infidel, and Partdeath - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD] (a benefit for Alfredo Islas's cancer)
• Dial 251 - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• DJ ?uestlove - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Dogs & Day Drinkers, Blinding Eye Dog, the Alements, Capital Offender, the Krooked Few, and the Blandinas - Baltimore Free Farm [3510 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD] (Bad Taco Records Showcase and Compilation Release)
Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration - Living Colour, Public Enemy, and The Roots, plus the Stax Music Academy, Len Chandler, Josh White Jr., Dom Flemons, Rising Star Fife and Drum Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Original Liberty Jazz Band, Medoune Gueye, Jean Carne, the McIntosh County Shouters, Bobi Cespedes, Paito y los Gaiteros de Punta Brava, Morgan State University Choir, the Dixie Hummingbirds, the Freedom Singers, Sonia Sanchez, Robert Randolph, Sweet Honey in the Rock, 9th Wonder, Stanley Clarke, Louise Toppin, the National Hand Dance Association, the National Association of Black Storytellers Inc. and Urban Artistry - Washington Monument Grounds [Entrances at 17th & Constitution NW and 17th SW near Independence Ave]
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - 9:30 Club
• Insane Clown Posse and Cane Hill - Baltimore SoundStage
• Kix, Streetlight Circus, and Pretty Monsters - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Krimewatch - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Laith Al-Saadi (from The Voice) and Owen Danoff - Birchmere
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC] CANCELLED
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
Main Street Music Fest: Toad the Wet Sprocket, Kelly Bell Band, Nighthawks, CJ Ramone, Jah Works, All Mighty Senators - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Moved from Old Ellicott City - a benefit for Historic Ellicott City, helping recovery efforts from the July 30th flood - doors at 11 AM)
• Marc Douglas Berardo - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Marlon Williams & the Yarra Benders and Julia Jacklin - DC9
• Not Even (reunion show) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Peter Bjorn and John, City of the Sun, and Cleopold - Lincoln Theatre
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) and Rockville Strings - Gypsy Sally's
• Rachael Yamagata - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sean Hayes and Tim Carr - IOTA Club & Café
• Shocked & Amazed: Strange For Hire - AMP
• Stand Off (7" record release), Red Death, Corrective Measure, Kombat, and Guilt Parade - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Steve Washington - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Swallow, Watcher, and Sunners - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• Tiger Army, Tijuana Panthers, and Creeper - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Trial By Fire (Journey tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• TroyBoi (the Mantra Tour), Fatherdude, and Gypz - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Wiggles - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 12:30 PM & 4 PM)
• Winners of the 2016 Peace Corps Storytelling Contest - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Sunday, 25 September 2016 [link to this day]

DC Record Fair - Howard Theatre (NOON)
• Attacca Quartet - Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church [3241 Brush Dr, Falls Church, VA}
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM - Rescheduled from 6/4/16)
• Buckethead - Howard Theatre
• Dan Zanes - AMP
• David Ryan Harris and Gabe Dixon - Jammin' Java (Twobadours On The Run Tour)
• Den-Mate (solo), Ruby Fray, and Baby Bry Bry - 1430 V St SE, WDC
• Drowners, Palmas, and Sunbathers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Duo Exchange and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project (with Gina Sobel & Sam Lohman) - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Fight Past the Urge and Two Hour Drive - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration - Experience Unlimited (EU), Meshell Ndegeocello, plus the Stax Music Academy, Len Chandler, Josh White Jr., Dom Flemons, Rising Star Fife and Drum Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Original Liberty Jazz Band, Medoune Gueye, Jean Carne, the McIntosh County Shouters, Bobi Cespedes, Paito y los Gaiteros de Punta Brava, Morgan State University Choir, the Dixie Hummingbirds, the Freedom Singers, Sonia Sanchez, Robert Randolph, Sweet Honey in the Rock, 9th Wonder, Stanley Clarke, Louise Toppin, the National Hand Dance Association, the National Association of Black Storytellers Inc. and Urban Artistry - Washington Monument Grounds [Entrances at 17th & Constitution NW and 17th SW near Independence Ave]
• Glass Animals - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• the Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja 1000 - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (4 PM Show)
• Jegna Tree-O - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• John Scofield - the Hamilton
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Les Dudek - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Presented by WHFS)
• Livin' the Dream, Virginia Blend, and the Front Porch Rockers - Jiffy Lube Live (7 AM - 1 PM during PW Half Marathon)
• Princess featuring Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Lieberum - 9:30 Club
• the Queers, Svetlanas, OC45, the Fantastic Plastics, American Television, the Split Seconds, and Kyle Trocolia - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (Upstart Festival)
• the Renderers and Insect Factory - Galaxy Hut
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shirleta Settles - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Signals Midwest, Oklahoma Car Crash, and Kid Claws - DC9
• the Soggy Bottom Boys featuring Dan Tyminski, Barry Bales, Ron Block, Stuart Duncan, Mike Compton, and Pat Enright - Birchmere
• the Temperance Movement, the Sheepdogs, and the Milestones - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tom Jones - Warner Theatre
• Yiruma - Strathmore (Music Center)


Monday, 26 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the 512 Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Abigail Palmer & Eric Selby, Hallow 14, and Raven Tree - Jammin' Java
• Adam Ruins Everythign Live! With Adam Conover - 9:30 Club
• Beaty Heart and Beach Baby - DC9
• Beaver Nelson - IOTA Club & Café
• Chook Race, Dumbcharger, Hothead, and Mermaid's Purse - Anorak City [PK's House in Baltimore, MD]
• Dina Martina - Howard Theatre
• I the Mighty, Dayshell, Artifex Pereo, and Picturesque - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jan Knutson - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jeff the Brotherhood and Music Band - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Mimi Loco & the Drama Queens and the Delarcos - Galaxy Hut
• Miserable, Ancient Filth, No Way, and Writhe - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Sauna Youth and Chook Race - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Tomato Dodgers, Night Idea, the Bronzed Chorus, and 3rd Grade Friends - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Wishbone Ash: "Take It Back" Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 27 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Ages & Ages, Cereus Bright, and Wylder - DC9
• Andy Frasco & the U.N. and Backbeat Underground - Gypsy Sally's
• Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - Birchmere (Shine a Light Tour)
• Boyce Avenue - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 5/11/16)
• Caustic Casanova, Thought Eater, Naked Cult, and Heat Death - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Chuck Brown Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Dale Watson's Chicken S#!+ Bingo - the Hamilton
• the Dandy Warhols and Savoy Motel - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dina Martina - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ginger Wolf and Magpie Thief & Gamble Cosmo - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Il Divo - Amor & Pasion - Warner Theatre
• Jazz City with John Cusick & Dave Marsh - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds and Escape-ism - Comet Ping Pong
• Pete Rock & CL Smooth - Howard Theatre
• Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek) and Mikaela Davis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tony Lucca, Alex Dezen, and Christian Lopez - Jammin' Java
• YoungArts Awareness Day - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Yuna and Nylo - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 28 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Addison Brothers - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Andrw Luce & Vincent - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Big Black Wolves, Mundy, and Stonewalled - Velvet Lounge
• Big Hush and Snail Mail - Black Cat
• Brandon Fields - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Buzzcocks and Residuels - 9:30 Club
• Censorship Now: a book talk with Ian Svenonius - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Darrell Scott and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley - the Hamilton
• Elliot Moss, Yoke Lore, and Flash Frequency - DC9
• In the Vane of . . . The Rolling Stones: Annapolis Artist Playing Tributes & Rolling Stones Inspired Originals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jagwa Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• John Lampkin: Favorites - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Julianna Barwick, Mary Lattimore, and Do When - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Leprous, Earthside, Binary Code, Dissona, Marzy Maddox, and Nexon - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Maria Muldaur ("Midnight at the Oasis") - AMP
• Peter Cincotti - Howard Theatre
• Ryan Bingham and Brian Fallon & the Crowes and Paul Cauthen - Lincoln Theatre
• Tom Brosseau and Sean Watkins - Artist's Proof [1533 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC]
• Underlined Passages, the St. Francis Social, Lush Farm, and Classified Frequency - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Walkaways and Woody Pines - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 29 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Alessia Cara, Ruth B, and Nathan Sykes - Fillmore Silver Spring (Know-It-Al Tour Part II)
• Amy Ray & Her Band and Chely Wright - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Billy Coulter, Bill Williams, Cletus Kennelly, and Lynn Hollyfield - Bump 'n' Grind [1200 East West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD] (SAW Songwriters Showcase)
• the Bird & the Bee and the Sweet Hurt - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bob Moses, No Regular Play, and Weval - 9:30 Club
• the Broadcast and the Marcus King Band - the Hamilton
• BSO: Carmina Burana - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chelsea Sisson, A Day Without Love, and Nina Gala - Velvet Lounge
• Constantine Maroulis (full band) and Osama Malik - Jammin' Java
• Darren "DS" Sanders & Melissa Douty - AMP
• Evilartform - Monroe Street Market [625 Monroe St NE, WDC]
• Jake Bugg and Syd Arthur - Lincoln Theatre
• Jeremiah Clark and Matt Tarka - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Le Youth, Pat Lok, and Futurewife - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Luna and Britta Phillips - Birchmere
• Matthew Ryan and Michael McDermott - IOTA Club & Café
• Nihil, Hot Gospel, Relentless Souls, and Earthworm Von Doom - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Pygmy Lush, Post Pink, and Faults - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Reflex - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Roosevelt and Shallou - DC9 - sold out
• Sarah Beth Oppenheim and Heart Stuck Bernie - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Scott Slay and the Rail - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA] CANCELLED
• Sherman's Harvest, Texas Hippie Coalition, Failure Anthem, and Revolve - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Suffers and Jakubi - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Taj Majal Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Wood & Wire and My Politic - Gypsy Sally's
• Xenia Rubinos, Toyo Mansi, and Bobbi Rush - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Zeds Dead, Ghastly, and Unlike Pluto - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Northern Light Tour 2016)


Friday, 30 September 2016 [link to this day]

• 2016 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert - Lisner Auditorium
• A'ngela Winbush - Birchmere
• All-Star Purple Party: A Prince Tribute featuring Mike Scott - the Hamilton
• Bakermat & Sam Feldt - 9:30 Club (Late show - 11 PM)
• Cameo - Howard Theatre
• Courage Has a Voice - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Covered with Jam and Katita & the Fajitas - Gypsy Sally's
• Dead End Lane, Last Call Hooligans, Braceface, the Primatives, and Paperback Tragedy - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Emy Tseng with Matvei Sigalov plus Julie Mack and David Rosenblatt - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Eugenie Jones - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Final Assault, Claw, Pandemix, and Malicious Code - Yum's Asian Bistro [2501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Golden Retriever, Propan, and Chster Hawkins - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Horse Lords and Kaynak Pipers - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Iamx and Cellars - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
Jeremih - Baltimore SoundStage CANCELLED
• Joseph & the Beasts, Paris_Monster, and Outcalls - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Judith Hill - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kaleo, Bishop Briggs, and the Wind + the Wave - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• Kiss & Ride featuring Carly Harvey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Korean Concert - KORUS Festival - Joo Hyun Mi and Park Wan Kyul - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• LTW, Virginia Creep (members of Pig Destroyer), Buzzard Dust, and Tomb Warden - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Marc Anthony - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Members of Bent Knee - Jammin' Java (9 PM Late Show)
Mothxr - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Opeth and the Sword - Fillmore Silver Spring (Sorceress World Tour)
• Phunk the System - A Skillz, Qdup, Proxxy & Lantern vs DJ Throdown, Ciconte - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Poster Children and J. Robbins (full band) - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Prearie Sol (record release), Hothead, and Cool People - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• A Shrewdness of Apes, Skelliton, They'll Have Dreams, Fight Past the Urge, Mountain Jew, and Greenhouse - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Reed Mathis and Electric Beethoven - State Theatre
• Rusted Root - AMP
• Sarah Beth Oppenheim and Heart Stuck Bernie - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Stellar Young William Wild (album release show) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Taj Majal Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• This Wild Life, Have Mercy, Movements, and Many Rooms - Rock & Roll Hotel (Low Tides Tour)
• Tribute Show to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska - Alex the Red Parez & the Hell Rojos with the Beanstalk Library (trio show) and John Bustine - IOTA Club & Café
• Violent Femmes - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• White Ford Bronco - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230] (Moved from Baltimore Soundstage)
White Ford Bronco - Baltimore SoundStage Moved to 8x10 Club


Saturday, 1 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Astronautalis and Oxymorrons - DC9
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - State Theatre
• Brujeria, Cattle Decapitation, Pinata Protest, and Ampallang Infection -