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Archive: 2015


Thursday, 1 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 2 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 3 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 4 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 5 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 6 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 7 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 8 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 9 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 10 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 11 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 12 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 13 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 14 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 15 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 16 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 17 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 18 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 19 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 20 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 21 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 22 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 23 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 24 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 25 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 26 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 27 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 28 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 29 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 30 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Aviator, Our Lady, Kitsune Rad, Fine Fine, and Polyon - House Show [College Park, MD]
• Battlefield Collective - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Black Alley hosted by Scooty - Ari Lennox, D Alizay, Kerim the DJ - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Black Moon & Pharoahe Monch with DJ Zu - Howard Theatre (7 PM Early Show)
• Charlie Mars (The Money album release show) and Matthew Santos - Jammin' Java
• CooLots and Mwebb - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• DJ Tennis (Extended set) and Chris Nitti - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Fleetwood Mac - Verizon Center
• From the Hills and Burn the Dirt - Solly's [1942 11th St NW, WDC]
• Galvanize, Bleached Bones, and Rom - Comet Ping Pong (Fundraiser for Say No To Food Waste)
• Greensky Bluegrass and the Last Bison - 9:30 Club
• the Idol Kings (tribute to Journey, John Mellencamp, & Tom Petty) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Incredible Change, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Harness Flux, and DJ Jazmine - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Isenmore, Queen Wolf, Throwdown Syndicate, and Dogs & Daydrinkers - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Face Melting Friday presented by Black Rose Metal Heart Productions)
• Johnny & the Headhunters Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kaki King and Janel & Anthony - the Hamilton
• Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre - sold out
• Lions in the Grass, Cinema Hearts, Fake Bodies, Karen Culi, Rosewell, 23:37, Rhestored, and Aside Oceans - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Localpalooza)
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere
• Naked Blue and We're About 9 - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Arabella Steinbacher (violin): Tchaikovsky's Fate, Violin Concerto, and Symphony No. 4 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellows Juliana Lu-Yang (violin), Sarah Slate (violin), Nadia Jo (cello), Areen Kim (bass), Xander Day (flute), Corinne Foley (oboe), Hannah Conn (clarinet), Marin William (bassoon), Gaby Pho (horn), Jillian Khoo (violin), Julia Angelov (violin), Stephan Loh (viola), Didi Park (cello), and Naenah Jeon (cello) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the North Country, the Dupont Brothers, and Seán Barna - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Punk Rock Karaoke - Black Cat (Backstage - A Benefit for Alley Cat Allies)
• San Fermin and White Hinterland - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Screening of Salad Days: the DC Punk Revolution - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Shack Band and Cara Kelly & the Tall Tale - Gypsy Sally's
• the Smithereens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Space Jesus & Freddy Todd with DELTAnine and Soohan - Howard Theatre (11 PM Late Show)
• Spoonboy, Squill, Earth of Foxes, and Hot Tears - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• Sun Club, Sherman Whips, Little Leaguer, and Slendermen - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Tufts Beelzebubs, the Virginia Sil'hooettes, and GW Troubadours - All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church [2300 Cathedral Ave NW, WDC]
• Turnstile (Nonstop Feeling record release), Down To Nothing, Incendiary, Blind Justice, and Protester - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Will Overman Band, Turtle Recall, and People In Cars - IOTA Club & Café
• Zap Mama & Antibalas - Lisner Auditorium
• Zia Hassan, Sheltered Turtle, and Don Kim - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]


Saturday, 31 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 1 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 2 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 3 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 4 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 5 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 6 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 7 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 8 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 9 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 10 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 11 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 12 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 13 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 14 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 15 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 16 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 17 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 18 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 19 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 20 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 21 February 2015 [link to this day]

Accidents, 90 Proof Therapist, Risk Ray, and Six Foot Machine - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA] CANCELLED
• Adam Devine and Adam Ray - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
Alex Norris - Twins Jazz (Two shows) CANCELLED
All Out War (For Those Who Were Crucified lineup), Xibala, Rude Awakening, the Banner, Steel Nation, and Absolute Suffering - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Alvin Risk - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Amel Larrieux - Howard Theatre
• AstroCappella - the Chromatics - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4:30 PM Afternoon Show)
Bencoolen - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (12:30 PM show) POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
Bianca Del Rio - the Rolodex of Hate Tour - Baltimore SoundStage (Two shows - 8 PM & 11 PM) - sold out POSTPONED TO 6/11/15 DUE TO SNOW
Boogie Down Burlesque with live music from the Judy Chops - State Theatre CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Br'er, Tone, and Greenland - Comet Ping Pong POSTPONED
C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band - Artisphere (Ballroom) POSTOPNED TO 5/28/15 DUE TO SNOW
• Classic Albums 1995: the Dashing Pumpkins (as the Smashing Pumpkins), Two Dragons & a Cheetah (as Alanis Morrisette), Jonny Grave (as Radiohead), and Alex Vans (as the Foo Fighters) - IOTA Club & Café
• Conservatory Project: students from the Yale School of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips (EP Release Show), Gauzy (ex-Tayisha Busay), and Hemlines - Black Cat (Backstage)
Cyrus Pireh, Jonathan Badger, and Zak Forrest - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Daphne Lee Martin - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC] POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW.
• Don McLean - Birchmere - sold out
• Ed Kowalczyk: "Throwing Copper Unplugged" 20th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
Ehse On Ice 2015: Ro, Sunatirene, DJ Benny B - Mt Pleasant Ice Arena [6101 Hillen Road, Baltimore, MD] POSTPONED TO 3/6/15 DUE TO SNOW
Ellicott City Ghost Tour and the Not-So Poet (EP release) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Benefit for the Electric Maid) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• the Expendables, Ballyhoo!, and Katastro - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Face the Music: Jenny Undercofler, director - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2015: RDGLDGRN, Bumpin Uglies, Dale & the Zdubs, Higher Education, Resinated, the Substance, BakkTron, GURU PRYME - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Ginger Blossoms (redhead Gin Blossoms tribute), the Set-Up, and Party Poison - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Harry Connick Jr. - Strathmore (Music Center) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quaterfinal 2015: JHU AllNighters, Anokha (U of Maryland), DaCadence (U of Maryland), Faux Paz (U of Maryland), Squawkappella (Salisbury University), UMBC Mama's Boys, JHU Vocal Chords, UMBC Cleftomaniacs, Vocal Point (U of Delaware), MELUDEES (U of Delaware) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
Jerry Hergenreder (of Color School), LightArms, and Finley Martin - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Joe Clair & Friends comedy night - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 5 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Kiti Gartner & the Deceits - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
the Larry Keel Experience and Walker's Run - Gypsy Sally's (Kingman Island Bluegrass Kickoff Spectacular) POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
• Lopez Studios: Broadway Review Concert Series - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Meer, Caustic Casanova, Morning Banana Diet, Doctor Smoke, and B&O Railroad - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: An Evening with Doc Severinsen - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
Mobile Deathcamp (ex-Gwar), Rabid Assassin, Operation Death, Vitality, and Suffer No Guilt - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
My Darling Fury, See Gulls, Alfajor, and Bricktop - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• National Symphony Orchestra (Matthias Pintscher, conductor) with Karen Gomo (violin) and the Washington Master Chorale (Thomas Colohan, Artistic Director) - Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande - Suite, Pintscher's Mar'eh (U.S. Premiere); Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé - Complete Ballet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Orchestre de la Suisse Romande - Charles Dutoit (conductor), Nikolai Lugansky (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Punch Brothers and Gaby Moreno - 9:30 Club - sold out
the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Red, Islander, and Full Devil Jacket - Empire (formerly Jaxx) CANCELLED
Sapremia, Pestuary, Bestial Evil, Tyrant's Hand, Mower, and the Vomiting Dinosaurs - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Seth Troxler - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) Rescheduled to 4/11/15
Sing Out for Shelter 2015: the Augmented Eight and more - Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church [3401 Nebrasca Ave NW, WDC] CANCELLED due to snow
• the Soul Rebels and Nth Power - the Hamilton
Stephen Simmons - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge) CANCELLED
Teamster, Zekiah, Rat Infested, Vicious Tides, and Musket Hawk - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Technicians, Aerial View, One Word, Cartoon Weapons, and Otis Infrastructure - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD] POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre
Tony Risotto, Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Orlando Johnson & Friends - Velvet Lounge CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa CANCELLED
Typefighter, DRGN King, Busses, and Teen Mom - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Vocale Sine Nomine (Sizzling Sounds of Cuba) - Church of the Epiphany [1317 G St NW, WDC]
Wayne Krantz Trio featuring Keith Carlock & Anthony Jackson - Jammin' Java RESCHEDULED FOR 2/22/15 at 4 PM
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Wilted Woman, L Lewis, Nick Klein, Trogpite, JHRNBR, and DJ C10 - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
Wu-Tang Tribute Concert with Kane Mayfield (as Ghostface Killah), Femi the Dri Fish (as RZA), Ogun (as Method Man), Greenspan (as Raekwon), Skarr Akbarr (as Inspectah Deck), Corday the Artist (as Masta Killa), Height (as Cappadonna), Black Root (as GZA), with performances by Ra the MC and Ashley Alexander, hosted by Eze Jackson as ODB and Civ Jones - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER to 2/25/15


Sunday, 22 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 23 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 24 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 25 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 26 February 2015 [link to this day]

• A'ngela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Above & Beyond - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Al Di Meola - 6th & I
• the Beanstalk Library and Carolyn Crysdale - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• BRNDA, Warehouse, Breathers, and Dan Gleason - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Cathy Ponton King Band featuring trumpeter Curtis Pope - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Corey Henry Group (of Snarky Puppy) performing original music in the vein of Prince, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Earth Wind & Fire - Gypsy Sally's
• Dave Kline - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Diana Krall - Strathmore (Music Center - rescheduled from 12/11/14)
• Echosmith and the Colourist - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM)
• the El Mansouris - Transformer [1404 P St NW, WDC]
• Eric Krasno (of Lettuce & Soulive), Lee Fields, Irma Thomas, Alicia Chakour & the Dynamites: Blues at the Crossroads - Howard Theatre
• Eric Prydz, Ricoshel, and Presa - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Grey A, Eureka Birds, and Tigers Are Bad For Horses - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Hari Kondabolu - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Jenny Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joe Nichols, Sam Grow, and Scott Kurt - Fillmore Silver Spring
• John Eddie Band and Billy Coulter - Jammin' Java
• John Nemeth - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• July Talk and AMFMS - DC9
• Krafty Kuts, Proxxy & Lantern, Crimson Raiders, Unknown DJs, and Christian Dope - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Laughing Man, Stranger in the Alps, and the North Country - George Washington University: Marvin Center [21st St NW, Washington, DC] (Presented by WRGW)
• Live Forro + Samba Night with Cissa Paz & Friends - Bossa
• Marcus Johnson - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) and Steve Poltz - Birchmere CANCELLED
• Musket Hawk, Mind As Prison, and Bestial Evil - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Natonal Symphony Orchestra (Herbert Blomstedt, conductor) with Emanuel Ax (piano) - Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 & Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Neil deGrasse Tyson - DAR Constitution Hall
• Phantom Lanterns, Jeff Carey, Shawn Smallwood, Mantis Toboggan, and Empty Houses - Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church [3401 Nebrasca Ave NW, WDC]
• Three Man Soul Machine - Showtime [113 Rhode Island Ave NW, WDC]
• Travis Tritt (solo acoustic) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Turtle Recall, Bencoolen, and Black Checker - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Twilight Sad and Port St. Willow - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Two Dragons & a Cheetah, Lookout Gang, and Mr. Blonde - Velvet Lounge


Friday, 27 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
2015 DC Bluegrass Festival: Seldom Scene, the Bankesters, Grass Cats, Bluestone, Mid-Atlantic Band Contest - Sheraton Premiere Hotel, Tyson's [8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner, VA]
• A'ngela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• the Approved Groove Acoustic Trio - the Auld Shebeen [3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA]
• Baltimore Electronic Music 2015 Winterfest - Concert 1: Stefan Prosky, Bev Stanton & Clay Harris ("Cat Canary & the Grins), Kantoendrato vs. Alternating Bit, the Duc D'Angelos, Keith Sinzinger ("Fast Forty") - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Barry Manilow - Verizon Center
• Bobby Thompson - IOTA Club & Café
• Brand Nubian and Kool G Rap - Howard Theatre
• Carbon Leaf and Billy Redfield - Baltimore SoundStage
• Crazy & the Brains and Juicy Karkass - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Deleuzer, Praxis Cat, Mind Over Matter Music Over Mind, and Jenny Moon Tucker/Layne Garrett - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• the El Mansouris - Hole in the Sky
• Eze Jackson, 83 Cutlass, Butch Dawson, Drew Scott, and PT Burnem - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Fabulous Hubcaps - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Holy Crust, Black Rhinoceros, Dissonance, the Oddities, Talk Radio, and Evaporating Chocobo Orchestra - 221 Stonegate Dr, Silver Spring, MD
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Finals - Atoka Chase, Cinema Hearts, Lindsey Buckingham Palace, Swell Daze - Jammin' Java
• JD McPherson and Dylan Pratt - the Hamilton
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kelly Shepherd - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Litz and Nicky C & the RSB - Bayou [2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Los Lobos - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Lula Washington Dance Theatre - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Merchant of Venice - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) and Steve Poltz - Birchmere
• Mingering Mike, Roundtable Remix with Leslie Umberger (exhibition curator), Dori Hadar, Tom Patterson, and Carroll Hynson Jr. - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC]
• Mod Sun, Dyllon Cooper, Blackbear, KR, Karizma, GNASH, Jett Jetchubetcha, Da Kid Emm, C-Trox, and Scarf-ACE - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Natonal Symphony Orchestra (Herbert Blomstedt, conductor) with Emanuel Ax (piano) - Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 & Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• New Age Hillbilly, Tyler Quinn, Prince Mandalore, Crimson Wave, Morels, and Colora - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• No Tell Motel, Noah Pierre, Coal, HalfTone, and Belo Oso - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• On the Bus (Grateful Dead Tribute band + Phil Egidi's 60th Birthday Bash) and the Trongone Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Ra the MC and Awthentik hosted by Uncle Yank - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Railroad Earth and Floodwood feat. Al Schnier & Vinnie Amico of moe. - 9:30 Club
• Rally Back, No Clue, Wild Love, Fast Plant, Moshex, Nick Cabrejos, Andrew Thaler, and Keno Kyrie - Hagrids Club House [13656 Balmoral Greens Ave, Clifton, VA]
• Sharam, Sarah Myers, and Rosenberg - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Swami John Reis & the Blind Shake, the Seeers, and Le Yikes Surf Club - Rock & Roll Hotel
The Great Flood film by Bill Morrison with music composed and performed by Bill Frisell - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Tim Green - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Tim Whalen Quintet: Music of Bud Powell - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Trust Divided - Fish Head Cantina [4802 Benson Ave, Halethorpe, MD]
• Two Inch Astronaut, French Horror, and Alarms & Controls - Comet Ping Pong
• Ultra Faux, Highland Hill Boys, and 99 1/2 Blues Band - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Underhill Rose - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Wet Brain, Big Mouth, Curse, Hive Bent, and Natural Velvet - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• White Ford Bronco - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Wither, Crash Concept, Joe Biden, Deity, James Deering, Hand In Hand, Overgrown & Underground, I Against Eye, Bust Off, and Bastion - Immanuel's Church [16819 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• Wolf Alice - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Yacopsae, Hemdale, Full of Hell, Backslider, and Triac - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Saturday, 28 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 2:54, Honeyblood, and Company Calls - DC9
2015 DC Bluegrass Festival: Earls of Leicester, Blue Highway, Tim O'Brien, Sierra Hull, the Bankesters, Grass Cats, Gold Heart, Mid-Atlantic Band Contest Winner - Sheraton Premiere Hotel, Tyson's [8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner, VA]
• The A Cappella School Winter Youth Ensemble Concert - Strathmore (Mansion)
• A'ngela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Angela Blueskies and Cassi Raye - The Studio DC [1710 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Baltimore Electronic Music 2015 Winterfest - Concert 2: Bev Stanton ("Arthur Loves Plastic"), Dave Vosh, Rick Kowalski ("Spooky Action"), Jeff Bagato ("Tone Ghosting"), Ken Donnelly ("Stargazer 21") - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Beethoven and the Stirring of the Romanticism Spirit - Kennedy Center (South Opera Tier Lounge - 5;30 PM)
• Big Sam's Funky Nation - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Big Something and Nappy Riddem - the Hamilton
• the Black Genius Project ft. K Camp, Goldlink, Chaz French - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Black Masala - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Bliss with Will Eastman, Eau Claire, and Philco - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Bridge and the Shakes - Baltimore SoundStage (Concert for Hope 9)
• BSO: the Firebird Suite - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bust Off, Dissonance, Joe Biden, and I Against Eye - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Casual Record Release of Bobby Donnie Plays the Bobby Donnie Songs, featuring performances by Yoinch, Dan Zink, Theresa Columbus, Dan Breen, Ruby Fulton, Frisco & Jeff, Jack Pinder, Bow Legged Guerrilla, Craig Bowen, Mel Nichols, Shana Palmer & Nick Becker, Electric Junk Band, Bonnie Jones, Caroline Marcantoni, Kate Porter - the True Vine [3544 Hickory Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Cex, Radiator Greys, Butch Dawson, Gurl Crush, Sean Seaton/Max Eilbacher collaboration, Sapphogeist, Trnsgndr/VHS, Luther Diskette, La Llorona, and DJ Isabejja & DJ C10 - Annex 2E [419 E Oliver St, Baltimore, MD] (everythingallthetime)
• Church Girls, Curse Words, and Skeleton Baby - Velvet Lounge
• Connor Christian & Southern Gothic - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Dirt Platoon, Uncommon Nasa, Abrock, and Creators infinite - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Dom Flemons - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• the El Mansouris - Studio 1469 [behind 15th & Harvard NW, WDC]
• Elite 8 Bangra Invitational 2015 - Lisner Auditorium
• Eric Owens: An Evening of Jazz Standards by Billy Eckstine and Johnny Hartman - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Exactly, Nag Champa, Jenna Camille, Jamal Moore, and Mind Over Matter Music Over Mind - Lamont Street Collective [1822 Lamont St NW, WDC] (#BlackArtMatters art/music showcase for the movement - 3 PM afternoon show)
• Flo Anito - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
Friends Fest 7: the Sevening - [Explosion Sound], Tunnelbike!, Cowabunga Pizza Time, Rare Candy, You Bred Raptors, Thee Lexington Arrows, Uatu, Stop Worrying & Love the Bomb, Well Paid Scientists, the Idle Gossip - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Fritz, B-Side Shuffle, the Northerners, and Litz - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Hatfield McCoy, Wanda Perkins Band (record release), and the Grey A - Comet Ping Pong
• Humor Me: the Betches of Comedy - 6th & I
• Idle Hour Benefit Party - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Infected Mushroom, Figure, Dot Com, and Far Too Loud - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Justin Townes Earle and Gill Landry - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kal Marks, B Boys, Foozle, and Go Cozy - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Kelly Shepherd - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lewis Black, Dick Gregory, Tommy Smothers, Cristela Alonzo, Ahmed Ahmed, John Fugelsang, Chris Bliss - Warner Theatre (Let Freedom Laugh)
• Luke James & BJ the Chicago Kid with George Tandy Jr. and Ro James - Howard Theatre
• Mimi Loco & the Drama Queens and Our Pal Pete - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Najee - Birchmere
• Natonal Symphony Orchestra (Herbert Blomstedt, conductor) with Emanuel Ax (piano) - Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 & Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nephew Tommy - DAR Constitution Hall
• No Bad Juju - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Project, His Dream of Lions, and Sub-Radio Standard - Jammin' Java
• Ptahil, Hubris, and Cladonia Rangiferina - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Queensway, Detriment, Poured Out, Timebomb, Ten Ton Hammer, and Iron Price - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Radical Discharge & Enemy Insects (Split 12" Release Party) with Trashkanistan (reunion), Bludgeon, and Musket Hawk - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club
• the Riverbreaks, Letitia Van Sant & the Bonafides (CD Release Show), and Sam McCormally (from Ugly Purple Sweater, Fellow Creatures) - Gypsy Sally's
• Rude Cab Driver, Tigers Are Bad For Horses, Social Station, Gepetto's Wud, and Vim & Vigor - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Skribe - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Terveet Kadet, Nukkehammer, Lotus F*cker, Drugs of Faith, Upheaval, and Humanmania - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Thirteen Towers, 90 Proof Therapist, and Party Like It's - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• Three Man Soul Machine - DC Brau [3178-B Bladensburg Rd NE, WDC]
• Tim Green - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Tom Principato Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Trash Talk, Ratking, and Lee Bannon - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tribute to The Who - Live at Leeds, featuring Derek Evry, the Beanstalk Library, Nayan Bhula (of the NRIs), Matt Berry (of Classified Frequency), Erik Bradford (of Short Lives), Nicole Morris (of Accidents), Scott Price (of Ten Feet Tall), Tony Porreco (of Black Checker), Seth Morrissey (of Westmain), Selena Benally (of More AM Than FM), Dan Cohn (of the Grand Candy), Aaron Mason, James Colvin, John Penovich (of Cravin' Dogs), Anthony Moreno (of Projected Man and Mud Rey), Mark Miller, Chris Martin (of Jon Miller Band), Howard Rabach (of the Grey A), Ed Zigo (of Westmain), and Tom Helf (of Cravin' Dogs) - IOTA Club & Café
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Ukulele Jam plus the Sweater Set and Louisa Hall - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• United Nations, Black Clouds, and Loud Boyz - Rock & Roll Hotel


Sunday, 1 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic and DJ Abilities - 9:30 Club
• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra with Simone Dinnerstein (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Asleep at the Wheel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Bleed the Pigs, Neck First, Castration Rite, Joe Biden, and Soul Truck - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Branford Marsalis Quartet - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club 2nd Anniversary Celebration)
• the British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour featuring Peter Asher, Denny Laine, Chad & Jeremy, Billy J. Kramer, Mike Pender's Searchers, Terry Sylvester - Birchmere
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Calabrese, Biters, Ravagers, and the Recently Deceased - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Daryl Hall & John Oates - Warner Theatre
• DJ Lightbolt - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• El Quatro, the El Reys, and Kiti Gartner & the Deceits - IOTA Club & Café
• the Fabulous Hubcaps - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Front Porch Step, Have Mercy, Alcoa, Head North, and Brigades - Ottobar (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Grogan Social Scene, Daniel Suhre, and Alex Parez - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Imani Winds - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• James Cotton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jimkata and Sleepwalkers - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Show)
• Les Nubians and the Cornel West Theory - Howard Theatre
• Lil Durk, Grant, and Mack Murrell - Baltimore SoundStage
• MJ Cole - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)
• Pile, Mind/Glow, Radiator King, and Nuclear Age - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Pile, the Effects, Radiator King, Moor Mother Goddess, Hypercolor, and Ian G. McColm - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (2 PM Matinee Show)
• Priests, Tenement, Vacation, and Post Pink - Dance Institute of Washington [3400 14th St NW, WDC]
• Ricardo Arjona - Patriot Center
• the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 5 PM)
• The Spirt of Satch: Dr. John Interprets Louis Armstrong - the Hamilton
• Suuns and Disappears - Rock & Roll Hotel
Terekke, Max D, Protect-U - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (Select DC's 2-year anniversary show) Moved to Zeba Bar
Terekke, Max D, Protect-U - Zeba Bar [3423 14th St NW, WDC] (Select DC's 2-year anniversary show - moved from Flash) CANCELLED
• Trash Talk, Ratking, and Lee Bannon - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Twenty20 - Comet Ping Pong (2:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Vio/Miré, Marian McLaughlin/Ethan Foote, and Waltz Brigade - 2206 1st St NW, WDC
• Wayna - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Wynonna & Friends: Stories and Songs with Pete Scobell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Monday, 2 March 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Accidents, Silent Critics, and Static Scene - IOTA Club & Café
• Beth Hart and Cindy Alexander - Birchmere
• Blkkathy - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Aeon, and Tribulation - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Duke Ellington School of the Arts - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir - National City Christian Church [5 Thomas Circle NW, WDC]
• the Gaslight Anthem, Northcote, and the Scandals - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Iceberg Theory and the Love Load - Galaxy Hut
• Langhorne Slim and Jonny Fritz - Jammin' Java
• Maroon 5 - Verizon Center
• Mike + the Mechanics and Daryl Stuermer - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Snuhgie - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Stronger Sex, Concord America, Black Checker, and Pree - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Two Cow Garage - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 3 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart and Cindy Alexander - Birchmere
• Billy Thompson Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bush and Theory of a Deadman - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Coral Cantigas - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Corners, Beachmover, and the Flying Faders - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] (Free!)
• Curren$y - Howard Theatre
• Elel and Avers - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ewert & the Two Dragons and Save the Arcadian - DC9
• the Freeway Revival and Ashleigh Chevalier - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Gaelic Storm - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gang of Four and Public Access T.V. - 9:30 Club
• the Growlers and Broncho - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Hellyeah, Devour the Day, and Like a Storm - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Blood For Blood 2015 Tour)
• Howard "Kingfish" Franklin - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival opening performance - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats featuring John Kadlecik of Further and formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, performing Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety - Gypsy Sally's
• Matthew Szlachetka - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Ms. Yendy & the Affiliated Project - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 4 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Arakaendar Choir & Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Barry Manilow: One Last Time! - Verizon Center
• Doro, A Sound of Thunder, Echoes of Solitude, Spellborne, and Last Armistice - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Dr. John & the Nite Trippers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Expert Alterations, the Ukiah Drag, Moist, Slendermen, and DJ Lucas King & H. Kohlberger - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Felix Martin, Stinking Lizaveta, Dyse, and Drewsif Stalin's Musical Endeavors - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Gregory McKillop, Mike Miller, Matt Miller, Foster Carrots, Jake Mayday, and Oklahoma Car Crash - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
Josh Abbott Band - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) CANCELLED
• the Juliana Hatfield Three (Become What You Are 21st Anniversary Tour) and the NRIs - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Little Bit a Blues and Warner Williams & Jay Summerour - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Logic - Fillmore Silver Spring
• McLovins and the Beirds - Gypsy Sally's
• Meteles M5 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paddy Moloney & the Chieftains - Strathmore (Music Center)
• PartyNextDoor - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• Proyecto Jazz - Bossa
• Rare Earth - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Rhett Miller and Salim Nourallah - Jammin' Java
• Saints of Valory and Wind & the Wave - DC9
• Sweater Beats, Kastle, and Manila Killa - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• William Chan - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Thursday, 5 March 2015 [link to this day]

Alex Bugnon Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Altan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) POSTPONED TO 3/9/15 DUE TO SNOW
Animal Collective DJ set featuring Geologist, Avey Tare, and Deakin - Ottobar (Baltimore) POSTPONED TO 3/10/15 DUE TO SNOW
Cartoon Weapons and the Messengers - Velvet Lounge CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Claudia Acuna - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Desert Noises, Paperhaus, and Linear Downfall - DC9 CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Dreamcatcher, Brighter the Moon, My Heart My Anchor, and Passages - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
Feedel Band - Bossa CANCELLED
• French Horn Rebellion - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
Gravity Lens and Paradigm Paradox - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] POSTPONED TO 4/8/15
• Hot Club of Cowtown - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Jamie Broumas - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC] CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt-a-Whirl Band and Jonny Grave - the Hamilton
• Juan Gabriel Volver Tour - Patriot Center
Justin Jones, Jack Gregori, Patty Reese, Peyton Tochterman, and Silky Dave Ensor: A Texas Troubadour Tribute to Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, and Steve Earle - Gypsy Sally's POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
• Lace Curtains, Las Rosas, Soft Peaks, and Drag Sounds - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
Logic, DJ Rhetorik, and Michael Christmas - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
Luke Mitchem (For You, I Built a Mountain album release), Stelth Ulvang (of the Lumineers), Eileen Graham, and Small Houses - Jammin' Java CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Matoma, Solidisco, and DJ Provoke - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out RESCHEDULED FOR 4/16/15 DUE TO WEATHER
National Symphony Orchestra with Fado Singers Camané and Carminho - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
• Pat Green, Josh Abbott Band, and Hudson Moore - 9:30 Club
Red Baraat's Festival of Colors - Howard Theatre RESCHEDULED TO 4/4/15
Red Elvises and Dear Sweet Igor - IOTA Club & Café CANCELLED
the Rockets - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) CANCELLED
• Soulcial Hour Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]


Friday, 6 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Akua Allrich: Celebrating Women's History month - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Altan - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• Antigone Rising and Christine Havrilla - Jammin' Java
• Baby Jake and Andy Poxon - Zoo Bear Cafe [3000 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Big Green Cherry, Starryville, and Lesson Zero - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Bob with Chankey - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Late show - 10 PM)
Bummer Vacation, Crimson Wave, Romantic States, and Naked - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD] Moved to the Ottobar Upstairs due to a burst pipe at Holy Underground
• Bummer Vacation, Crimson Wave, Romantic States, and Naked - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs - Moved from Holy Underground)
• the Butterface Effect, Lux Deluxe, and Sealab - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cursive, John Congleton & the Nighty Night, and Beach Slang - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
D.L. Hughley - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM) CANCELLED
• Dale & the Zdubs - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Demetri Martin: the Persistence of Jokes - Lincoln Theatre
• Dial 251 for Jazz with Steve Washington - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Dropkick Murphys, the Mahones, and Blood Or Whiskey - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Ehse On Ice 2015: Ro, Sunatirene, DJ Benny B, DJs Matmos (MC Schmidt and Drew Daniel) and Caroline Marcantoni - Mt Pleasant Ice Arena [6101 Hillen Road, Baltimore, MD] (Rescheduled from 2/21/15)
• the Flail - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• George Fitzgerald & Leon Vynehall and Philip Goyette - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Howie Day and Todd Wright - the Hamilton
• Hundred Waters, Mitski, and Soft Cat - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Jay Farrar with Anders Parker - AMP
• Jeffery Smith - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kodiak, Jackson & Traveller, Headlessmantis, End Year, and Walkabout - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Kokayi, Heavy Breathing, and Time Is Fire - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Maz Jobrani: I'm Not a Terrorist But I've Played One On TV - Warner Theatre
• Michael Collins, David Greenberg, and Dave Klinger - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Mockingbird Sun - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Monger, Holdfast, Arrabers, Head of Power, and JJ Damage & the Bandits - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] (Benefit for Pediatric Brain Cancer)
Mulatu Astatke - Lisner Auditorium CANCELLED
• National Symphony Orchestra with soprano Juanita Lascarro and pianist Javier Perianes - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the New Romance - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• Nightfall, Dronez, Humanmania, Skemata, and Bad Eric - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Papo Vázquez and his pirates Troubadours - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pat Green and Hudson Moore - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pat the Bunny, Brook Pridemore, Matt Pless, Mike Miller, and Greg McKillop - Baltimore Free Farm [3510 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD]
• the Pietasters, Kill Lincoln, the Evokatones, and the Set-Up - Baltimore SoundStage
• Practically Einstein, Irresponsible, Nick Samuels, and Classified Frequency - IOTA Club & Café
• Prinze George, Teen Commandments, and Furniteur - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Push & Love In Vein (CD releases) with the Electric Prophets - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Rahsaan Patterson - Howard Theatre
• Renga Ensemble - Church + Company Hampden [3647 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD] (Presented by Creative Differences)
SingStrong DC 2015: Aca-Idol Competition - The BluesTones from JMU, The Seabelles, The Rhythm and Roos from University of Akron, Uncommon, Fusion, The Lobby, CATCH-22, Pitches Be Crazy, and more TBA - Floris United Methodist Church [13600 Frying Pan Rd, Herndon, VA] (Moved from South Lakes High School due to school closing)
SingStrong DC 2015: Aca-Idol Competition - The BluesTones from JMU, The Seabelles, The Rhythm and Roos from University of Akron, Uncommon, Fusion, The Lobby, CATCH-22, Pitches Be Crazy, and more TBA - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] MOVED TO FLORIS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH due to school closing
• Small Hands, Home Address, and the Weak Days - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• These Quiet Colours, Starlight Natives, the Mauls, and Infinite Adolescence - Velvet Lounge
• Town Mountain and Tuckahoe Ridge - Gypsy Sally's
• the Travelin' McCourys featuring Billy Nershi & the Jeff Austin Band - 9:30 Club
• Unit 731, Dead Gods, Queensway, Bereave, and Joe Biden - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Saturday, 7 March 2015 [link to this day]

• 76 Degrees West Band - Howard Theatre
• 90 Proof Therapist, Behind Deadlines, Six Foot Machine, and Thirteen Towers - Mackey's American Pub [9412 Main Street, Manassas, VA]
• Akua Allrich: Celebrating Women's History month - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Alchemical Records Battle of the Bands - 3rd Round - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (1:30 PM Matinee Show)
• Blue Andrew (ex-Noon:30), Flamers, and Eureka California - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]
• Brian Posehn - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• BSO: Shakespeare in Love & Simon Trpceski - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Demetri Martin: the Persistence of Jokes - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
DL Hughley - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• DRKWAV featuring John Medeski, Sherik, and Adam Deitch - the Hamilton
• Dry Mill Road and the Hello Strangers - Gypsy Sally's
• Eats Everything and Nadastrom - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Flail - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Full.Stop, Martian Architect, the Dirty Girl, and We Love the Underground - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Immoralist, Vilis, Beyond the Aftermath, Captive Eyes, Not Safe, Never Sorry, Here After, the Squad Shut True Terror, Althaea, Create//Define, and Behold the Depths - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Serpent Fest)
• Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness and the Stents - Quarry House Tavern [8401 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD]
• Jamie McLean Band (of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Jay Farrar with Anders Parker - AMP
• Jon Langford (of the Mekons, Waco Brothers, & Pine Valley Cosmonauts) - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
Kol HaOlam: the 5th Annual National Collegiate Jewish A Cappella Championship: Chicago Rhythm & Jews, Tizmoret (Queens College), Jewkebox (Temple University), Jewop (University of Wisconsin), Kol HaKavod (University of Michigan), Mezumenet (University of Maryland), ShireiNU (Northwestern University), Rak Shalom (University of Maryland) - Adas Israel Congregation [2850 Quebec St NW, WDC]
• Lang Lang in Recital - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 4 PM)
• Lauren Calve Band and Taylor Carson - IOTA Club & Café
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre - sold out
• Lexie Mountain Boys, Greg Davis, Greys, Chandos, Ear Pwr, Safety Scissors, Adventure, Jimmy Whispers, DJ Montag & Young Magic - DC9 (Carpark Records Sweet 16 Celebration)
• Lions in the Grass, A MARC Train Home, Cocoba, Walkabout, and Seaknuckle - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Martin Bisi, Kim Boekbinder, Finding Fusion (with Andy Sowell), and Jeremy Conroy - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Mary Fahl (ex-October Project) - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• Mitra Sumara - the Freer Gallery [1050 Independence Ave SW, WDC] (Meyer Auditorium)
• Mix Master Berto, DJ Mickey, DJ Sam, and AM & Claude Di Martian - Howard Theatre (Exquisit Ghana Independence Ball - 11 PM)
• Moreira Chonguica - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Murder By Death and O'Death - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Of Montreal and Yonatan Gat - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Radney Foster and Scott Kurt - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Rahsaan Patterson and Wayna - Baltimore SoundStage
• Rob Delaney - 6th & I
• Sapremia, Percussor, Bound by the Grave, the Vomiting Dinosaurs, and Tyrant's Hand - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Screaming Females, Downtown Boys, and Post Pink - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Scythian - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Shenandoah Run - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Silence the Blind, Hybrid, Grethor, Lord, and Reticle - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA] (Metal Uprising VI)
• the Sing-Off Tour: VoicePlay, Street Corner Symphony, the Exchange, Melodores, Traces of Blue - Warner Theatre
SingStrong DC 2015: 7 PM Evening Concert: Anna-Maria Hefele, Apollo Link (formerly the Spideyboys), Traces, Blue Jupiter - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (7 PM Early Concert)
SingStrong DC 2015: 9:30 PM Evening Concert: Ball in the House, Ensamble Fenix, Resound, Vocaldente, Feedback - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (9:30 PM Late Concert)
SingStrong DC 2015: High School Competition - Gaithersburg HS Afterglow, South Lakes HS DoReMigas, Monacan HS Innovation, Madeira Sweet Tea, TJ Sirens, University Prep One Voice One Sound, Monacan HS Singers, South Lakes HS SMAC - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (2 PM Matinee show)
• Sloth Ensemble, the Let X != X Ensemble, David Vosh, Anduin, M.O.S., and Tag Cloud - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Small Hands, Sailor's Mouth, Bust Off, Never Knows Best, and the Weak Days - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Super bob (Killer Album Release Show) and Risk Ray) - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Vatsala Mehra - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Yale University's "Low Strung" all-cello rock ensemble - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Young Rapids (Pretty Ugly LP release), the Sea Life, Go Cozy, and Den-Mate - Rock & Roll Hotel (Chimes Records Showcase)


Sunday, 8 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Alina Ibragimova - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
Ava Marie, Known Ghost, Weather Underground, and Soul Truck - K317H House [Charles Village, Baltimore, MD] CANCELLED
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands (presented by Tascam) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Beardyman, DJ 2Rip, and Proxxy & Lantern - U St Music Hall
• the Benefit Show with Rare Essence, EU featuring Sugar Bear, Black Alley, and DC Loves Dilla - Howard Theatre
• Big Hush, Kabob-O-Taj, and Jack Nicholson - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Buika with Ivá "Melon" Lewis & Continuum Quartet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Charlie Wilson - Verizon Center
• Chester Gwazda, Laser Background, Tendrills, and Sitcom - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Dry the River and Horse Thief - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Erik Deutsch - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Gretchen Peters - Gypsy Sally's
• Jessica Krash: Song & Dance - Strathmore (Mansion - 1 PM)
• Joy Buttons, Palehound, Qualms, and Mattress Financial - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Torment and Triumph -- The Romantic Music of Franz Liszt - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Lucy Dacus, Wanda Perkins, Leo & Cyrus, and skribe - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Meghan Trainor and Sheppard - Fillmore Silver Spring (That Bass Tour) - sold out
• Midge Ure and Margot MacDonald - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Mope Grooves, Princess Reason, and Snakes (members of Sterling Sisters) - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Phantomweight, Eureka California, Flamers, and Braddock Station Garrison - Galaxy Hut
• Piano Marathon Cubano: Jorge Luis Pacheco, Harold López-Nussa, and Aldo López-Gavilán - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Priests, Trophy Wife, War on Women, Big Hush, and Jail Solidarity - Wilson Center (Next Step Public Charter School) [3047 15th St NW, WDC] (Positive Force Presents: a benefit for the Washington Peace Center)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)
• Screening of Sound and Chaos: the Story of BC Studio, followed by a set by Martin Bisi & band plus Alone Time (members of Baklavaa and Big Christ) and Go Pillx (project of Skizz Cyzyk) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
SingStrong DC 2015: Sunday Matinee - Anna-Maria Hefele, Ensamble Fenix, Resound, Apollo Link (formerly the Spideyboys), Traces, Feedback, the Alexandria Harmonizers - South Lakes High School [11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA] (2 PM Matinee show)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tony Lucca, Rachel Platten, Keaton Simons, Matt Duke, and Todd Carey - Jammin' Java (Off the Record Tour)
• Toshi Reagon & Allison Miller - AMP
• Trust Fall, Soundtrack to Sleep (EP Release), Joy, and the Bodies - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Twinsmith and And the Kids - DC9
• WATCH Awards 2015 (Washington Area Theatre Community Honors) - Birchmere
• West Side Story & Romeo et Juliette - YAA & MCYO - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• William Hooker - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Monday, 9 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Altan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 3/5/15)
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• the Church and the Sharp Things - 9:30 Club
• Cobalt Cranes and Stars & the Sea - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] (Free!)
• the Combs and Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness - Galaxy Hut
• Eula, Two Inch Astronaut, and Teen Mom - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Hozier and George Ezra - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Jazmine Sullivan and Jordan Bratton - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jesse Cook - Birchmere
• Kitten, Fort Lean, and Skyline Hotel - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kristin Diable, Anderson East, and Matt Hires - Jammin' Java
• Low Strung - IOTA Club & Café
• Noisem, Cult Leader, Purge, the Heads are Zeroes, and Foehammer - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Sílvia Pérez Cruz & Raul Fernández Miró - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Self Defense Family, Makthaverskan, Creative Adult, and Trunkweed - DC9
• Somi - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Strings, Wind, and Choir! - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 10 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Animal Collective DJ set featuring Geologist, Avey Tare, and Deakin - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Postponed from 3/5/15)
• Asleep at the Wheel and the Quebe Sisters - Birchmere
• Austin Lounge Lizards - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Avery Sharpe Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bellwether Bayou and Zach Parkman - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Cherch from the Bottom Dollars, Revathi, Matt Porter, and Paper Trails - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Eric Church - Verizon Center
• Faycez U Know - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Howard "Kingfish" Franklin - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats featuring John Kadlecik of Further and formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, performing Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety - Gypsy Sally's
• Jukebox the Ghost, Little Daylight, and Secret Someones - 9:30 Club
• La Luz, Craft Spells, the Shivas, the Bilinda Butchers, and DJ Baby Alcatraz - Comet Ping Pong - sold out
• Leo Kottke - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Lonely Biscuits, Clones of Clones, and Fiction 20 Down - DC9
• the Mulligan Brothers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Pete Rock & Slum Village and Hanif - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Peter Bradley Adams - Jammin' Java
• Postclassical Ensemble - Iberian Mystics: the Confluence of Faiths - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• Romero Lubambo and Hernán Romero - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• See Through Dresses, Cursive, Trust Fall, and Tigerer - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
Tower Green - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD] RESCHEDULED
• We Banjo 3 - Weinberg Center for the Arts [20 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD]


Wednesday, 11 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Al Andalusyun - Arabic Andalusian Ensemble featuring Hadi Eldebek - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Buckwheat Zydeco - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Catfish & the Bottlemen and Wild Party - DC9 - sold out
• Current Swell, Haint Blue, Voodoo Pharmacology, and Arty Hill & the Long Gone Daddys - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• G. Love & Special Sauce and Matt Costa - 9:30 Club
• Henrietta, Waverunner, Big Awesome, Butch Dawson, and Tracy Chapstick - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Hermitude - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• J Pope & Funk Friday and Baltimore Boom Bap Society featuring the Wendel Patrick Orchestra - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jason Boland & the Stragglers and Cody Canada & the Departed - the Hamilton
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Leapling, Baked, Shampoo, and Sitcom - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Luciano - Howard Theatre
• the M Machine - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Mark Meadows (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Moon Duo, Outer Spaces, and Lexie Mountain - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Night Riots, Draemings, and the Ivins - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Postclassical Ensemble - Iberian Mystics: the Confluence of Faiths - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• Rocco DeLuca, Johnathan Thomas Wright aka JIII, and Old Man - Black Cat (Backstage - the Joyful Cosmology of Lap Steel Tour)
• Royal Southern Brotherhood - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield - Birchmere
• Steve Kimock: a Tribute to Jerry Garcia with Boby Vega, Jeff Chimenti, Bill Vitt, Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, John Morgan Kimock - Gypsy Sally's - sold out
• Stew Cutler & Friends - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Unity (a 311 Day Tribute) and Tiptoe Disco - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 12 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Angaleena Presley (of Pistol Annies) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Angwish - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Bare Left, Otis Infrastructure, and Cat You Dog You - Velvet Lounge
• Basscamp featuring Frank Mitchell Jr. (of Thievery Corporation) - Piola Restaurant [2208 14th St NW, WDC]
• Ben Caplan & the Casual Smokers, the Herd of Main Street, and Tiny Timbers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Best of the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• Bobaflex, Dead Superstar, and Ignite the Fire - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Brian Christopher (CD Release Party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• BRNDA, Grace Vonderkuhn, Plurals, Barnyard Sharks, and Kamp Krusty - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• BSO: Mozart's Great Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Curse, Bludded Head, Unconscious Collective, and Alone Time - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Daniel Ondaro & the Shy Birds - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Ddendyl - Ritz-Carlton Georgetown [3100 South Street NW, WDC]
• Funk Parade All-Stars (Kim Jade Fry and The Good Thing Band and more), Batala Washington, DJ Ayes Cold, Chocolate City Burlesque & Cabaret, and Essence of Diva Dancers - Howard Theatre (Funk Parade 215 Kickoff)
• Great Peacock - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Have Mercy, Weatherbox, You Me & Everyone We Know, and Head North - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Homeshake and the UVF Rays - Comet Ping Pong
• Iron Man, Yesterday's Saints, Gloom, Never Submit, and Seasick Gladiator - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Ironing Board Sam, Cool John Ferguson, and Sol Roots - Clyde's of Gallery Place [707 7th St NW, WDC] (Capitol Blues Night 2015)
• Jazz Band Masterclass - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Karl Kling (DJ set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM - Free)
• Leo Kottke - Birchmere
• Lower Dens - AMP
• Magic Man, Panama Wedding, and Tigertown - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• the Mastersons and Aaron Lee Tasjan - Gypsy Sally's
• Nathalie Handal and Hanna Khoury - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• National Symphony Orchestra with Christoph Eschenbach and violinist Leticia Moreno - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Paul Reed Smith Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Pedro Carboné and Antonio Munoz Molina: Spain, Flamenco, and the Piano - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6 PM)
• Shellshag, Max Levine Ensemble, and Maneuvers (first show) - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• Shining Blade Theory, Muchismo, and Average DJ - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Steve Kimock Tribute to Jerry Garcia - Baltimore SoundStage
• Steven Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sylvan Esso and Flock of Dimes - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• Tres Mentirosos - Juels Bland, Ross Farquhar, & Zach Parkman - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Urban Funk and A Note Two Self - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Vérité, Pleasure Curses, and Furniteur - DC9
• the Weekend Riot, Skyline Hotel, Andrew Tufano, and Woodson Kelley - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter)


Friday, 13 March 2015 [link to this day]

• 10 Years, Otherwise, and Luminoth - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• 8x8 with performances by Champagne Fever, Andrew Bucket, Isaac Hirsch, Diane Ivey, Jamel Johnson, Marissa Payne, Max Rosenblum, Michelle Sometimes, and hosted by Brandon Wetherbee - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Alex Vans & the Hide Away - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• American Television, Railsplitter, Dot Dash, and Curse Words - Velvet Lounge
• Anna Mwalagho - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Noon)
• Audio Havok featuring Brennan Heart - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Best of the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution and the Upton Blues Bnad - Gypsy Sally's
• Buckwheat Zydeco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Color Exchange (formerly Clockwork Kids) and Happy Abandon - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Dave Alvin an Phil Alvin and the Guilty Ones with the Far West - Birchmere
• the Deadmen, Tomás Pagán Motta, and Wanted Man - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Flight Faciliites - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: When You Wish - Lincoln Theatre
• Gerardo Contino Y Los Habaneros - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Hannibal Buress - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Kalin & Myles, Golden, and Anjali - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kevin Morby and Ryley Walker - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• Kodiak, Devolver, Rat Infested, and Technicians - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• the Lone Bellow and Odessa - the Hamilton - sold out
• Loston Harris Trio - AMP
• Lucero, Ryan Bingham, and Twin Forks - Baltimore SoundStage
• Manhattan Camerata presents Tango-Fado Project with Binelli-Ferman Duo - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Maracuyeah Fiesta: Amor al Azar con djs Riobamba, False Witness, Carmencha y rAt - Judy's Bar & Restaurant [2212 14th St NW, WDC]
• A MARC Train Home, YRS, and Static Scene/Collider (split set) - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Matt Harlan, Mary Battiata, and the Meadows Brothers - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• National Symphony Orchestra with Christoph Eschenbach and violinist Leticia Moreno - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• No Love, Stranger, Compassion Fatigue, Old Lines, and Wet Brain - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Point Break LIVE - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 2/13/15)
• Quantic and Sinkane DJ sets - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts (the Master Blaster Tour) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes - Westminster Presbyterian Church [400 I St. SW, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival)
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Stripmall Ballads and the Lowest Pair - IOTA Club & Café
• Taylor Berrett (album release) and Dylan Gardner - Jammin' Java
• Tensnake, Juan Zapata, and Charles Martin - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• ZOSO (Led Zepplin tribute) - State Theatre


Saturday, 14 March 2015 [link to this day]

• András Schiff (piano) - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• Andy Grammer, Alex & Sierra, Paradise Fears, and Rachel Platten - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Ava Mendoza's Unnatural Ways, Special People, and Liz Meredith - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Black Dog Prowl, Spotted Atrocious, and Go Cozy - Velvet Lounge
Brian Stokes Mitchell - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD] CANCELLED
• Camps, Big Moth, Aerial View, and Conquista Fish - 8313 Tomlinson Ave, Bethesda, MD
• Capital Comedy Festival - DAR Constitution Hall
• the Cravin Dogs, Quimby Mountain Band, and Brummy Brothers - Gypsy Sally's
• Cristina Pato (gaita) - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Delicate Steve, Sherman Whips, and Amanda Schmidt - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dissonance, Throw Me a Rope, Mountain Jew, Burning Hydrangea, and Agnostic - 5613 Berwyn Rd, Berwyn Heights, MD
• District Classic: World BBoy Classic East Coast Classifier - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• DMV vs Everybody feat. JDVBBS, Aye Yo Smiley, and Brain Rapp - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Eugenia León - Eugenia León y Las Voces de Mujeres, Voces del Pueblo - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• First of Autumn, Hunson Abadeer, Valleys In Autumn, 90 Proof Therapist, and Swarm the North - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Flashband - IOTA Club & Café
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: When You Wish - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 2 PM & 7 PM)
• Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang, and Cocktail Party Phenomenon - the Hamilton
• Harmony Sweepstakes 2015 hosted by Catatonic: HALO, King's Post, the Lobby, Orfeia Vocal Ensemble, Pitches Be Crazy, Stiletta, and Mike Why - Birchmere
• the Highballers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, SWV, Dru Hill, and host Slick Rick - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Baltimore Spring Fest)
• Koala Tea Time, Foster Carrots, Boat Water, Skeleton Baby, and Near Northeast - Katie's Woof [Friendship Heights, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Leticia Moreno (violinist) with Christoph Eschenbach (pianist) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lido, Alex Young, louie Lastic, and DJ Kidd Marvel - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Los Lonely Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Low Strung Cellos - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Major League, Audiostrobelight, Picture Perfect, This Is All Now, Giants at Large, Chasing Morgan, Underdog Champs, Blindfoot, A Place in Time, and 3PM - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Pop Punk Fest)
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Moein - Warner Theatre
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Three Bs for the Three Greats - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• National Symphony Orchestra with Christoph Eschenbach and violinist Leticia Moreno - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Noisem, Sangharsha, Ides, Sleep Disorder, RHIN, Musket Hawk, and Rukut - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Travis's birthday - free show!)
• Old Bay Ceili Band - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Orla Gartland and Olivia Millerschin - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• Over the Rainbow: the Songs of Harold Arlen - AMP
• Pearls J with Jus Paul, J Beale, TP & Raw Element with DJ Beauty and the Beatz and hosted by Micheline Bowman of Channel 5 - Howard Theatre
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Roenik and Weaver - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Ryan Bingham & Lucero with Twin Forks - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Suicide Silence, Emmure, Within the Ruins, and Fit For an Autopsy - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tiesto - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Tinsley Ellis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• U.S. Royalty and Made Violent - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)
• Waltz Brigade (EP release show), Letitia VanSant & the Bonafides, Stranger in the Alps, and Elena Lacayo - the Apiary [3166 17th St NW, WDC]
• Will Butler and Teen - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Yum., Derek Evry, and Stereoriots - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]


Sunday, 15 March 2015 [link to this day]

• 7 Door Sedan and the Yachtsmen - Galaxy Hut
• 90 Proof Therapist, Risk Ray, and Jack on Fire - Velvet Lounge
• András Schiff (piano) - "The Last Sonatas" project - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Claw - IOTA Club & Café
• Dubfire (open to close set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Duo Exchange, the Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Utenzil - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Eugenia León - Eugenia León y Las Voces de Mujeres, Voces del Pueblo - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Girl Band and Hemlines - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Hiromi Suda - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Hollywood Undead - Baltimore SoundStage
• Imaginary Hockey League, Schroeder, BraceFace, Associations, Warm Needles, and A Few Hours Dreaming - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (Dounouya: Global Sounds on the Hill)
• Jazxonix - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Ledisi, Raheem DeVaughn, and Leela James - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD] (the Intimate Truth Tour)
• Les Violons du Roy with Bernard Labadie (music director) and Marc-André Hamelin (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Los Lonely Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Melvin Seals and JGB with Ron Holloway Band - the Hamilton
• Mike Westcott and Galvanize - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD]
• Milo Greene, Caroline Smith, and Wardell - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nelson Goerner - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• New Riders of the Purple Sage - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pitches Be Crazy and Catatonic host Harmony Sweepstakes Alumni featuring Epic, Halo, and the King's Post - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Matinee Show)
• Sarah McLachlan - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Supreme Commander, the Charley Few, the Defense, and Holdfast - BDU House [McLean, VA] (4 PM Show)
• Tiesto - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Tommy Emmanuel - Birchmere
• Twerps, Ultimate Painting, and Expert Alterations - DC9
• the Wammies - State Theatre (Rescheduled from 2/15/15)
• Young Thug & Travis Scott with Metro Boomin - Fillmore Silver Spring


Monday, 16 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex W Young - Buzz Bakery [901 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA]
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Caladh Nua - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• Carmen Souza (Cape Verde) - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
Fairlane, Ringfinger, and Class Picture - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• the Gift - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Iron Horse and Nomad - Galaxy Hut
• John Lamkin Favorites Quintet featuring Eartha Lamkin (vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Makeshift Shelters (record release show), Taking Meds (members of Such Gold), and Polyon - Comet Ping Pong
• Perfect P*ssy, Skating Polly, and Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Pugwash and Danny Burns - Jammin' Java (St. Patrick's Day Eve Party)
• Richie Furay (of Buffalo Springfield & Poco) and the Empty Pockets - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tommy Emmanuel and Richard Smith - Birchmere


Tuesday, 17 March 2015 [link to this day]

Ariana Grande - Patriot Center (the Honeymoon Tour) CANCELLED
• the Barr Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ben Sollee and Becca Stevens - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Carlos Núñez with the Sean Culkin Dancers - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• the Chuck Brown Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Dope Body, Doomsday Student, Pinkwash, and cp/m - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Howard "Kingfish" Franklin - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Janel Leppin's Ensemble Volcanic Ash - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival)
• Jeff Miller and D.O.M. - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats featuring John Kadlecik of Further and formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, performing Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety - Gypsy Sally's
• Low Water Bridge - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Makeshift Shelters, Taking Meds, Sailor's Mouth, and Class Picture - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Marcus Miller - Birchmere
• O'Tasty - IOTA Club & Café
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Perfume Genius and Jenny Hval - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Royal Southern Brotherhood - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Smut and Nude Art - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (3 PM show)
• Sofia Ribeiro and Luísa Sobral - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Zakir Hussain (tabla) - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)


Thursday, 19 March 2015

• Amy K Bormet Trio with Strings - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival - 5 PM) - NEW!
• António Zambujo - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage) - NEW!
• Beau Finley, Timmy Sells His Soul, Dripping, and Austin Madert - Velvet Lounge - NEW!
• Bleak, Myopic, and Black Blizzard - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA] - NEW!
• Blitz the Ambassador with DJ Underdog, Kahli Abdu, & VHS Safari - Howard Theatre - NEW!
• Cheikh Ndoye - "A Cultural Affair" featuring Baaba Maal & Karen Briggs - Blues Alley (Two shows) - NEW!
• Eric Sardinas - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] - NEW!
• the Gibson Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - NEW!
• Go Go Gadjet - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) - NEW!
• Hayden Skaggs and Wishbone Zoe - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] - NEW!
• Heatwarmer and Inca - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) - NEW!
• Japanese Breakfast, Cory Chubb, Teen Mom, and Alex Heinz - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA] - NEW!
• the Jennifers, Maria Bella, Batworth Stone, Mourna Handful, Mr. Roper (improv comedy), Bennet & Griffin, Nona Narcisse, Judge Mental, Kitty Bermuda, and Death - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Magical Realism Variety Show) - NEW!
• Jimmy Edgar, Tittsworth, and DJ Lisa Frank - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - NEW!
• Joe Robinson - AMP - NEW!
• Joshua Radin, Rachel Yamagata, and Cary Brothers - 9:30 Club - NEW!
• Kalmanovitch Maneri Duet - Bertha's Mussels [734 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD] (Presented by Creative Differences) - NEW!
• Kindness and Pell - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - NEW!
• Leo Jimenez, Sangre Inedita, and Metanium - Fillmore Silver Spring - NEW!
• Lucky So & Sos, Newt Junior, and Cosmic Romp - IOTA Club & Café - NEW!
• Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell and the Pine Hill Project - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - NEW!
• Mary Gauthier and Allison Moorer - Jammin' Java - NEW!
• Matt Clocum (from Gravel Road Bluegrass) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge) - NEW!
• Matt Wilson with John Medeski (of Medeski, Martin, & Wood) - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] - NEW!
• Mikey Wax, Alexis Keegan, and Carter Louthian (from The Project) - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] - NEW!
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor - part of Mahler Explored: Mahler's Symphony No. 9 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall) - NEW!
Never Submit and Warwick - Velvet Lounge CANCELLED - ?
• No Way, Neonates, and Nic Fits - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC] - NEW!
• Pentatonix (the On My Way tour) - Patriot Center - NEW!
• Polyon, Solids, and Stronger Sex - DC9 - NEW!
• Screening of Salad Days: a Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-1990) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Two screenings - 7 PM & 10 PM) - NEW!
• Sebadoh and Qui - Black Cat (Backstage) - NEW!
• the Shifters, the Capitavors, and Thirteen Towers - Bossa (BlueBeat DC) -
• Sunday Best and Keelan Donovan & Megan Davies - Gypsy Sally's - NEW!
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere - NEW!
• Trio con Brio Copenhagen - Strathmore (Mansion) - NEW!


Friday, 20 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Another Vendetta, Gunfighter, Southern Slop, the Yesterday Indifference, and Contributing Factor - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Black Letter Law, Bridge To Divide, Hejira, Service of Shadows, Audile Cataclysm, and the End is the Beginning - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (March Metal Madness)
• Borracho, Lo-Pan, and Against the Grain - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Captive Sons, Body Thief, Samuel Powers, Eye on Attraction, and In Your Memory - Chapala's Blue Beetle [15530 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD]
• Cheikh Ndoye - "A Cultural Affair" featuring Baaba Maal & Karen Briggs - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Chris Lake and Will Eastman - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dead End Lane, Professional Victim, Duffy's Cut, Bullets, Rooney's Shoe, and Idle Gossip - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Defiance Ohio, Mischief Brew, High Dive, and Purple 7 - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Doyle (previously of the Misfits), the Bloodline, By the Graveyard Tree, and Poltergeist - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine, and Don Jamieson from "That Metal Show" - State Theatre
• Electron and American Babies - Baltimore SoundStage
• Elena & Los Fulanos and Near Northeast - Adams Mill Treehouse [3115 Adams Mill Rd NW, WDC]
• Emerson Hart and Toby Lightman - Jammin' Java
• Enter the Haggis - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Excision, Protohype, and Minnesota - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Frédéric Yonnet - AMP
• Gardener, Divine Circles + Lunar Creature, Liz Meredith + Tim Wisniewski, and Christian Michael Filardo - the Bahamas [1511 Guilford Ave. B403, Baltimore, MD]
• Girard Street Garvey hosted by Uncle Yank, with Loud Cru, Mike Brown Da Czar, E4rmdacity, Luc Lucciano, Jay Flow, Track, Willie Waze - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Imran Khan & Mickey Singh, Lomaticc, and Sunny Brown - Lisner Auditorium (South Asian Spring Jam)
• J. Roddy Walston & the Business and Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lovely Rita - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (Late show)
• Maggie Rose - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Mustard's Retreat - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor - part of Mahler Explored: Mahler's Symphony No. 9 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Never Submit, Monger, Teamster, Warwick, Bereave, and Oldham Boys - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] (Hardcore Cares Benefit Show)
• the North Country, Stranger in the Alps, the Nighttime Adventure Society, and Big Mama Shakes - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• the Oak Ridge Boys - Birchmere
• the Peking Acrobats - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Penny & Sparrow - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Piazzología: El Mundo de Piazzolla su ida y su Obra - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Raul Romero de Los Nosequien y Los Nosecutanos - Howard Theatre
• Rebirth Brass Band - the Hamilton
• Rodrigo Leao - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Rom, Afraid, Seaknuckle, and Valencia - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• Screening of Salad Days: a Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-1990) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Steve Scott Project - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Strange Design (Phish tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Stripmall Ballads - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Sunbathers, Yo No Say, and Sealab - Velvet Lounge
• Tom Rush - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• William Clark Green - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• witchbitch: The Eclipse w/ Pussy Noir, Alpha Decay by A&E, Jane Claire, Alexander D'Agostino, Salvadora Dali, DJ Dean Sullivan, and Kunj - Comet Ping Pong


Saturday, 21 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Aca-Challenge 2015: the GW Vibes, the District, JHU AllNighters,Vox Pop, the Virginia Sil'hooettes, and Tomorrow's Harmony; hosted by the Alexandria Harmonizers and 2014 Aca-Challenge winners Word of Mouth - Lincoln Theatre
• Badfish (Sublime tribute), the Substance, and Stacked Like Pancakes - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Blame Canada (Rush tribute) - State Theatre
• Brass Ensemble Sao Paulo - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Brooklyn Rider - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• C-Jay, PW, Stimpack, and Primary Elements/Common Interest - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Carrie Manolakos - Jammin' Java
• Cheikh Ndoye - "A Cultural Affair" featuring Baaba Maal & Karen Briggs - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chris Tomlin - Patriot Center
• Claptone, Beautiful Swimmers, and Ken Lazee - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dan & the Wild Fire - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Embracer, Eminent Domain, Day Dreams, and Wasted Year - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• EOTO, ELM, and Ill.Gates - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ephemera Ensemble - House of Sweden [2900 K St NW, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz)
• the F-35s, Puzzle, Aethos, #10 Hot Sauce, and Katherine Schaefer - Comet Ping Pong (11:30 AM show)
• Familiar Faces - the First Lady of Go-Go "Ms. Kim"'s 20th Anniversary Show - Howard Theatre (11 PM Late Show)
• Future Exes Comedy Tour (Charlie Stern & Blair Ellis) with Noel Manzulla - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC] (Early show - 5:30 PM)
• Go-Go Symphony & the Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Holy Shadow, Miniature Philosopher, Stolen Pizza, and Agumon - Katie's Woof [Friendship Heights, WDC]
• Immaculate Deception, Reticle, Huldra, Bound by the Grave, and Gross Ex Machina - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Jessica Boykin-Settles: a guided tour of Billie Holiday's Life & Music - Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum [1901 Fort Place SE, WDC] (Washington Womin in Jazz Festival - 2 PM)
• the Juke Joint Blues Revue with live music from Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, the Eli Cook Band, Laura Tsaggaris, and burlesque from Cherie Sweetbottom, Deepa de Jour, Dainty Dandridge, and hosted by Dr. Jamel Johnson - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Lafayette Gilchrist & the New Volcanos - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Ledisi, Raheem DeVaughn, and Leela James - DAR Constitution Hall (the Intimate Truth Tour)
• Len & J, Pete Wright, and Finley Martin - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Listening Party: the Music of Thelonious Monk - Kennedy Center (African Lounge - 3 PM)
• Love Canon - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Maloso, Citadel, Putrisect, Population Zero, Incisor, and Plaguewielder - Ottobar (Baltimore) (A Benefit for Ren)
• Maysa - Howard Theatre (8 PM Early Show)
• Melodime, Radio Birds, and Symphonic Refrain - Gypsy Sally's
• Natalie Jean - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor - part of Mahler Explored: Mahler's Symphony No. 9 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Not-Its! - AMP (9 AM & 11 AM)
• Piazzología: El Mundo de Piazzolla su ida y su Obra - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Rare Candy, OverClocked University, explosion sound, Triforce Quartet, and Steel Samurai - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (MAGFest Presents: Game Over Baltimore 2015)
• Rebirth Brass Band - the Hamilton
• the Screws, Gash, Copstabber, Never Submit, Teamster, and Warwick - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
Shamrock Fest: Reel Big Fish, Carbon Leaf, Scythian, Street Dogs, Go Go Gadjet, Celtica, the Fighting Jamesons, Albannach, Turtle Recall, Pat Premier, Kilmaine Saints, bastard Bearded Irishmen, Gaelic Mishap, DJ James Nasty, Dave Russell, DJ Chris Styles, DJ Antonio Ernesto, DJ Euneek, DJ 2Nutz - RFK Stadium Festival Grounds [2400 E. Capital Street, WDC]
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Steve Aoki, Headhunterz, Caked Up, Botnek, and Reid Stefan - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Tall in the Saddle and Eclipse (Journey tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage (Play it Forward - a Concert to benefit the Nikki Perlow Foundation)
• Thaylobleu, Chess Club Romeos, Hello Dharma, Swell Daze, and Mad Brenda - IOTA Club & Café
• Tom Rush - Birchmere
• the Trongone Band, Definition of One, Pleasure Train, and Philosophunk - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Trunkweed, Echo Courts, and BRNDA - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• The VIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Whiff, Dinged Up, and Langor - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Zach Bellas & the Company Band, Pasadena, and Obscure Monuments - Velvet Lounge


Sunday, 22 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Haydn and Ravel - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Fire Death, Attic Room, Patrick Cain, Luke Stewart, and McColm/Scheible - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• the Fourth Stream - Bossa
• Fractal Cat, Boat Burning, and Lost Civilizations experimental music project - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Jessica Krash: Song & Dance - Strathmore (Mansion - 1 PM)
• Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt A Whirl Band feat. Lou Ann Barton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Abercrombie Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Johnny A - Jammin' Java
• Jose Franch-Ballester and Michael Brown: clarinet and piano - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Kenny Wesley - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Kipyn Martin and Allison Shapira - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Orquestra Jovem do Estado with Harolyn Blackwell (soprano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Regina Carter's "Southern Comfort" - Birchmere
• Silhouette Cities and Victory Red - Galaxy Hut
• SomeKindaWonderful and Mark Scibilia - DC9
• South Rail, Evening River Band, and Roof Beams - IOTA Club & Café
• Swarm the North, Go On Red, Chaos Legacy, HalfTone, Belo Oso, Budosh, Area 52, the Golden Sombreros, Equus Raptor, Soup of the Day, Kristy Wright, Hounds of the Bordllo, Never Ending Fall - Baltimore SoundStage
• Timba Street with DC Casineros - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Whiplash - Hank Levy Legacy Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Y'Anna Crawley with Danni, Keith Angelo & the William McMillan Band, and hosted by Joshua Jenkins & Cheryl Jackson - Howard Theatre


Monday, 23 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Enslaved, Yob, Ecstatic Vision, and Witch Mountain - Baltimore SoundStage
• Hard Stripes, Preskool Dropouts, Protester, and Stand Off - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jason Eady & Courtney Patton - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Led Kaapana & Mike Kaawa - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lloyd Cole - Birchmere
• Manami Morita - Blues Alley (Two shows - Presented by the Embassy of Japan)
• the NRIs, the Working Effective, and Jasmine Gillison - IOTA Club & Café
• Screening of American Ballet Theatre at 75 - a Documentary Film - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Sharon Isbin (guitar) with Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the Torches and Art Daniels Band - Galaxy Hut
• Two Inch Astronaut, Swings, Rye Pines, Something Sneaky, and BBC America - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 24 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Anders, the Vaits, and Cristian Perez - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Existential Animals, Artifacts, and EastDear Park - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Howard "Kingfish" Franklin - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Ibeyi and Flo Morrissey - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
Incite, Better Left Unsaid, and Spades & Blades - Chief Ike's Mambo Room [1725 Columbia Road NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Jane Lynch - Birchmere
• Jefferson Starship - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats featuring John Kadlecik of Further and formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, performing Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety - Gypsy Sally's
• Le Bruit Court Dans La Ville - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Peewee Moore - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Sassy Vocalists - Sankofa Café [2714 Georgia Ave NW, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival)
• Shakey Graves and Nikki Lane - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Sunny Time - DC Public Library, Northeast Branch [330 7th St NE, WDC]
• Tobias Jesso Jr. and Okay Kaya - 6th & I
• Vinyl Lounge Author Event: Aces Back to Back: the History of the Grateful Dead by Scott W. Allen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Tuesday, 24 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Anders, the Vaits, and Cristian Perez - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Existential Animals, Artifacts, and EastDear Park - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Howard "Kingfish" Franklin - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Ibeyi and Flo Morrissey - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
Incite, Better Left Unsaid, and Spades & Blades - Chief Ike's Mambo Room [1725 Columbia Road NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Jane Lynch - Birchmere
• Jefferson Starship - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats featuring John Kadlecik of Further and formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, performing Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety - Gypsy Sally's
• Le Bruit Court Dans La Ville - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Peewee Moore - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Sassy Vocalists - Sankofa Café [2714 Georgia Ave NW, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival)
• Shakey Graves and Nikki Lane - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Sunny Time - DC Public Library, Northeast Branch [330 7th St NE, WDC]
• Tobias Jesso Jr. and Okay Kaya - 6th & I
• Vinyl Lounge Author Event: Aces Back to Back: the History of the Grateful Dead by Scott W. Allen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Wednesday, 25 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Abysmal Dawn, Enfold Darkness, Existential Animals, Rabid Assassin, Bound by the Grave, and Tyrant's Hand - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Bob's Burgers Live - Warner Theatre
• the Caribbean, Time Is Fire, and Insect Factory - Bossa
• Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble - Gypsy Sally's
• Dirt City, Big Black Wolves, and Motorcade - Velvet Lounge
• Goldfish, Eno, and Ypset - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Guns Out at Sundown, Boys of Fall, the Crownless, and Service of Shadows - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Rescheduled from 4/5/15)
• Haybaby, Whiskey Bitches, and Humble Fire - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Ill Conscious and Guy Grams - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jane Lynch - Birchmere
• Karla Bonoff - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mark Meadows (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Matthew Perryman Jones and Molly Parden - Jammin' Java
• Milky Chance and James Hersey - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Mudpatch Kids, Brian Feldman, Mariana Barros (modern dance), and Elizabeth Gutting (fiction) - 1330 5th St NW, WDC (Little Salon 8)
• Natalia Zukerman with the JT Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Swans and Little Annie - Baltimore SoundStage
• Swervedriver and Gateway Drugs - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Title Fight, La Dispute, and the Hotelier - Howard Theatre
• Tutlie, Bearcat Wildcat, and Laurel Rose - Maybelle's / Groove Rock Estates [1123 Buchanan St NW, WDC]
• Vinicius Cantuária Sings Jobim - AMP
• Will Duvall - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Thursday, 26 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Abysmal Dawn, Enfold Darkness, March to Victory, Hydra Kyll, Awaken the Hive, Recently Vacated Graves, and Operation Death - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Amen Dunes, Weyes Blood, and Holy Ghost Party - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• the Beanstalk Library and Lauren Calve - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• BoomBox - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• BSO: Singin' in the Rain - Strathmore (Music Center)
Carl Barat & the Jackals - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Deerhoof, Perfect P*ssy, and Wume - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• El Quatro, the Beanstalk Library, Anthony Pirog's Telecaster Trio, and Rock A Sonics - IOTA Club & Café
• Emerson String Quartet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Garage Sale, Old Indian, and Ratboiler - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Gui Boratto, Chadwick, and Jandro - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Horse Feathers and River Whyless - the Hamilton
• Jameson Rogers and Sarah McDonald - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kacey Musgraves and John & Jacob - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Kevin Eubanks - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kid Creole & the Coconuts - Howard Theatre
• Kurt Crandall - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Lieutenant (featuring Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters) and Yukon Blonde - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Mipso - AMP
• Nora Jane Struthers (CD Release), the Party Line, and Humming House (CD Release) - Gypsy Sally's
• the Plate Scrapers and Branches - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Pleasure Train, Max Dvorak, Ryan Langlois, and Derek Evry - Jammin' Java
• Precious Child, Coleus, and Zoe Ravenwood - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Rob Nance & the Lost Souls, Lord Nelson, and Stefan Alexander - Velvet Lounge
• Scott Samuels and Chase Willett - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Tigerman Whoa, These Wild Plains, and the Dirty Bangs - DC9 (Road to SXSW presented by Narragansett Beer)
• Todd Snider and Reed Foehl - Birchmere
• the Weight (members of The Band) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 27 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series - AMP
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Ann Perkins Band (CD Release), Wither (CD Release), Blood of the Martyrs, Household, Threads, Mirkwood, Molly's Worst Enemy, Mountains & the Seas, and Chris Bernstorf (poetry/spoken word) - Immanuel's Church [16819 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• Audra McDonald - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Big Data, On & On, and Chappo - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Bill Cosby - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Brick Top, Soundtrack to Sleep, and the Dealbreakers - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Broods and Erik Hassle - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• Cantus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth by Day - a Tribute to Billie Holiday - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Da Big Fella with Pinky KillaKorn, Main Girl, Ethan Spalding, Cawl Sted, Runway Avenue, Rayow - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Dailey & Vincent - Birchmere
• Dangermuffin and Ten Feet Tall - Gypsy Sally's
• Detroit Swindle and Shawn Q - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Districts, Pine Barons, and Shark Week - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• the Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Show - Howard Theatre
• Foghound, Demon Eye, Savagist, Iron Man, Musket Hawk, and Gateway to Hell - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen plus Bumper Jacksons - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Future Fest: Cities Aviv, ANML, $craper World DJs, Shop, Alexander X, Boss Luchie, Versace Levi, Joey Phantom, Young Sir, DJ Rachi - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Gabrielle Murphy Quartet - Wesley United Methodist Church [5312 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival)
• Good Time Boys (Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute), Party Like It's . . . (90s ska tribute), and Dammit Josie (Blink-182 tribute) - Jammin' Java (Back to the 90s Party)
Infinite Knives, Wet Brain, Queen Wolf, and Sweet Saro - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) MOVED TO 4/11/15
• James Murphy DJ Set - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jonny Graves & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Joseph & the Beasts, Incredible Change, Starlight Natives, and the Jaguar Club - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Joyce & His Rocket, Dead Night, and World of Light - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kevin Eubanks - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kix and the Roadducks - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Love Load and Iceberg Theory - Solly's [1942 11th St NW, WDC]
• The Machine performs Pink Floyd - State Theatre
• Malcolm Gets (Barbara Cook's Spotlight) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• A MARC Train Home, Lying & Low, Lenclair, Julia Pox, Gloom Merchants, and Green Beans - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Matt Haimowitz (cello): Bach Listening Room - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• Meek Mill - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
MisterWives and Borns - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out Rescheduled to 4/10/15
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mother Brain, Artificial Brain, Die Choking, Krieg, and Occult 45 - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Motionless in White, For Today, New Year's Day, and Ice Nine Kills - Baltimore SoundStage
• Night Kitchen, Throw Me a Rope (EP release show), Dissonance, Bust Off, and Cartoon Weapons - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• No Green JellyBeenz - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• NSO Pops: Do You Hear the People Sing (Steven Reineke, conductor) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Palehound, Two Inch Astronaut, and Black Dog Prowl - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Protect-U, Schwarz, Luminous, All Kudler, and Rosemary Arp - Safari DC [4306 Georga Ave NW, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Ron Funches (comedy) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Run the Jewels and Biz Markie - American University [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC] (Mary Graydon Center Tavern)
• Small Wonder, Soft Cat, Art Sorority for Girls, and Leeah Swift - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Swearing at Motorists, Jaabs, and DTCV - Velvet Lounge
• Tiny Rhymes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Todd Barry - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Trunkweed, Coolpoints, the Noras, Kitsune Rad, and Centerfield - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• Walkers Run - IOTA Club & Café
• the Weight (featuring former members of The Band, Rick Danko, and Levon Helm Band) and Carolyn Wonderland - the Hamilton
• Welcome to Night Vale - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Whiplash, Traitor, and Narrow Grave - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]


Saturday, 28 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Albert Cummings - the Hamilton
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands Finals (presented by Tascam) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Big Hush, the Rememberables, Video Love, and Escape-ism (feat. Ian Svenonius) - American University - Kay Spiritual Life Center Chapel [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
• Bliss with Will Eastman, Nacey, & Yomimbi - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Bucky's Fatal Mistake, Dissonance, Alejandro Perez Bler, and Sock Puppet Theatre - Haydee's [3102 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
Capital City Blues Festival: Mel Waiters, Lenny Williams, Clarence Carter, Shirley brown, Latimore, Theodis Ealey - DAR Constitution Hall
• Caroline Reese and Devil & the Deep Blue Sea - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Chris Bernstorf (CD release), Overgrown & Underground (CD release), WaterMeDown, My Heart My Anchor, Tirades of a Timid Tongue, Vagabonds, Kept On Hold, Andrew Warner, and Mountains & the Sea - Immanuel's Church [16819 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• Covered With Jam, Magnolia Blue, and Protected Man - Gypsy Sally's
• the Cowards Choir, Lighting Fires, Angela Sheik, and Barefoot & Bankside - IOTA Club & Café
• the Dan Band - Birchmere
• Dominium, the Day of the Beast, Permafrost, and Dispellment - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• eddie from ohio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Elder, the Convocation, Fortress, and Borracho - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Father John Misty and King Tuff - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Highballers, the Ubangis, Twinkie Lions, 7 Door Sedan, Kabob-O-Taj, Snakehead Run, School of Rock Ashburn House Band, School of Rock Silver Spring House Band, Aerial View, Jamnation, and Selfish Sunday - School of Rock Silver Spring [8634 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD] (A Benefit Concert For The Tipped Employees Of The Georgia Ave. and Bonifant St. Fire: We Didn't Start the Fire)
• HR (of Bad Brains) and the Scotch Bonnets - Comet Ping Pong
• I Prevail, Chasing Safety, Too Close to Touch, May Weather, Bad Seed Rising, and Unto Thee - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Incredible Change, Joseph & the Beasts, and Jaguar Club - DC9
• Jamie McLean Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Jan Lisiecki (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS - 2 PM)
• Jason Moran's In My Mind: Monk at Town Hall, 1959 - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Jasper String Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Julie Mack - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kenny Lattimore - Howard Theatre
• Kevin Eubanks - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mat Kearney, Parachute, and Judah & the Lion - Fillmore Silver Spring
• MisterWives and Borns - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Molehill, the Very Small, and Technicians - Velvet Lounge
• Morne, Oak, Putrid Servant, and Corpse Light - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• NSO Pops: Do You Hear the People Sing (Steven Reineke, conductor) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Oa, Naked Roots Conductive, Nate Scheible & Patrick Cain, and Weed Tree - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Rebel Nation, Footwerk, Area 301, Adwela & the Uprising, and Lights Out Crew - Baltimore SoundStage
• Rocknoceros, the Great Zucchini, Rainbow Rock, Groovy Nate, and Mr. Gabe - Jammin' Java (10:30 AM - Music Makes Life Better for the Rainbos Collection)
• Sam Prather's Groove Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Secondhand Serenade, Ryan Cabrera, Nick Thomas, Wind In Sails, and Runaway Saints - Jammin' Java (Radio Revival Tour)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Sing Out for Shelter 2015: the Augmented Eight, the Capital Hearings, the Grace Notes (the Maret School), Euphonism - Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church [3401 Nebrasca Ave NW, WDC] (Rescheduled from 2/21/15)
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sporting Life of Ratking, DJ Angel Baby, Lor Chris, Dola, and Genie - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Strangled Darlings and Bellwether Bayou - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Sundials, Late Bloomer, Alright, and Oklahoma Car Crash - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• Taking Back Sunday, the Menzingers, and letlive. - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Taylar Lee (WWJF 2014 Young Artist) with the Savannah Harris Trio - Wesley United Methodist Church [5312 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival)
• Teen Mom, Honey Wild, Trunkweed, and the Obsessives - Scoby House aka Bunga Bunga House [1210 Fairmont St NW, WDC]
• Thirteen Towers, Six Foot Machine, and the Wondershop Showdown - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• Todd Snider and Reed Foehl - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Welcome to Night Vale - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Women Folk: Mary Amato, Suzanne Brindamour, Audrey Engdahl, Greta Ehrig, Kipyn Martin, Annette Wasilik - Takoma Park Community Center [7500 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD] (We Are Takoma series)
• Yellow Dubmarine - AMP


Sunday, 29 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Albert Cummings - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Angie Stone - Birchmere
• Art Garfunkel - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
Birth (Defects), Jail Solidarity, Hive Bent, and Multicult - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD] (Benefit for The Trevor Project) Moved to the Ottobar Upstairs
• Birth (Defects), Jail Solidarity, Hive Bent, and Multicult - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Benefit for The Trevor Project - moved from Holy Frijoles)
• Brightside and Posture & the Grizzly - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• the College of William and Mary Wind Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Dead Men's Hollow - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Don Ross - Jammin' Java (7 PM - Evening show)
• Hanni El-Khatib and Savants - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hivelords, Foehammer, and Curse - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA]
• Jessica Krash: Song & Dance - Strathmore (Mansion - 1 PM)
• Joel Harrison Trio - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Julia Weldon, Margot MacDonald, and Dr Robinson's Fiasco - IOTA Club & Café
• June Star and Andy Bopp - Galaxy Hut
• Kevin Eubanks - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lauren Calve Band, the Moon & You, Jamie &: James, and Ileeana Johnson - Jammin' Java (1 PM Matinee Show - Her Roots)
• Marc Coppey and Ran Dank: cello and piano - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• mmrs., Near Northeast, and Lenclair - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• the Moms, Braceface, Whiff, the Flying Faders, and Ninety Six Ghosts - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• NSO Family Concert: The Magic Horn - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 4 PM)
• Oceano, the Last Ten Seconds of Life, Lorna Shore, Boris the Blade, Martyr Defiled, Silent on Fifth Street, Encasing Embrace, Skies of Gomorrah, and Nautilus - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• ONWE, Foozle, and Nicholas Nicholas - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Pennywise, A Wilhelm Scream, Teenage Bottlerocket, Walk the Plank, and Beasts of No Nation - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Taking Back Sunday, the Menzingers, and LetLive. - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• Torche, Wrong, Jeff Carey, and Black Clouds - DC9
• A Tribute to the Music of Motown - Howard Theatre
• Voices Rising - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow - Peabody Chamber Orchestra - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• Years & Years - U St Music Hall


Monday, 30 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Art Garfunkel - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Chihiro Yamanaka Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Daniel Suhre, Ursa Major, and Anders Carlson - Joe's Record Paradise [8216 Georga Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (Freak Folk Fantasy)
• Defeater, Counterparts, Capsize, Hotel Books, and Better Off - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Fen Swale, Kevin Knight, and Max Holiday - Casa Girard [1226 Girard St NW, WDC]
• Frnkiero & the Cellabration, the Homeless Gospel Choir, and Modern Chemistry - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Good Graeff and the Duskwhales - DC9
• Halsey & Young Rising Sons and Olivver - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Joseph and Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers - IOTA Club & Café
• Last Armistice - Galaxy Hut
• Mutilation Rites, Occultist, Triac, and Hivelords - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Radar, Oh So Peligroso, Love Axe, and Shining Blade Theory - Velvet Lounge
• Raphael Severe (clarinet), Paul Huang (violin), Paul Montag (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Twin Shadow and Lolawolf - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Very Be Careful (Vallenata cumbia from LA), Son Cosita Seria, and Alumbra DC (DJ set) - Bossa
• Very Be Careful (VBC) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 31 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Alien Ant Farm and (HED) P.E. - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Art Garfunkel - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• Barren Womb and Grizzlor - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Bayside, Senses Fail, and Man Overboard - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bob Sima - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Celtic Woman - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist, and American Head Change - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Howard "Kingfish" Franklin - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• HTR & DL Hughley present Just Jokes feat. Baltimore's Comic Cop Timmy Hall & Steve Wilson from the DL Hughley Show - Howard Theatre
• Jared & the Mill and Letitia VanSant & the Bonafides - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Jessie Ware and Jesse Boykins III - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• Jim White vs. the Packway Handle Band - Jammin' Java
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats featuring John Kadlecik of Further and formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, performing Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety - Gypsy Sally's
• Joshua Bell (violin) and Sam Haywood (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Senri Oe - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Suffers - DC9
• Violent Reaction (members of The Flex), Arms Race, Earth Girls, and Public Suicide (record release) - Café Saint-Ex [1847 14th St NW, WDC]
• Walrus, Deerpeople, Bricktop, and Boon - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Whitey Morgan & the 78s - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 1 April 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series: Justin Trawick, Cash & Earle, Jamie & James, Atoka Chase, ILYAIMY, and more - Gypsy Sally's
• Bakermat (DJ set) and Jus Nowhere - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Buck Biloxi & the F*cks, Heavy Lids, and Thee Lolitas - Chief Ike's Mambo Room [1725 Columbia Road NW, WDC] (New Venue TBA) MOVED TO SMASH!
• Buck Biloxi & the F*cks, Heavy Lids, and Thee Lolitas - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC] (Moved from Chief Ike's)
• Deepak Chopra: the Future of Wellbeing - Lisner Auditorium
• Dumpstaphunk and Jon Clearly Trio - the Hamilton
• Electric Wizard and Satan's Satyrs - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Enter Shikari, Stray from the Path, Hundredth, A Lot Like Birds, and I the Mighty - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Erik Petersen (of Mischief Brew), Enemy Insects, Ninety Six Ghosts, and the Assless - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Fortunate Youth, Hirie, Sensamotion, and Highdro - Jammin' Java (Don't Think Twice Spring Tour)
• Gravewurm, Sathanas, and Extermination Angel - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band - Bossa (Gil Scott-Heron Birthday Celebration)
• Lillywood and the Prick - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lower Dens - Floristree [405 West Franklin St, Baltimore, MD]
• A Night of DC-Capital Stars 2015: A Tribute to Rock 'n' Roll - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Paperhaus 4th Anniversary: Laughing Man, Anthony Pirog, Crown Larks, Dave Klinger - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Pleasure Train, the Pushovrs, and NAH - Velvet Lounge
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• SHPONGLE: The Shpongletron 3.1 with Phutureprimitive - 9:30 Club
• Stephen Hough (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• the Suspicious Cheese Lords at the Tenebrae Service - Franciscan Monastery [1400 Quincy St NE, WDC]
• Vital Remains, Vale Of Pnath, Bury the Memories, and Existentium - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD]


Thursday, 2 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Amy Berry and Davis Bradley - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Angie Head, Humble Tripe, and Eli Conley - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Avery*Sunshine - Birchmere
Best of Pavarotti & Lanza - DC Cherry Blossom Concert - DAR Constitution Hall CANCELLED
• Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Biohazard, Sworn Enemy, Paper Trail, Bullets, and More to Monroe - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Black Masala - AMP
• the Chuck Redd Quartet with special guest Nicki Parrott - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Clark & Nosaj Thing and Rival Consoles - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Pleasure Curses, and Cat Jack - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Dana Fuchs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• David Choi, Tess Henley, and My Silent Bravery - Howard Theatre
• Delta Spirit and Avid Dancer - Baltimore SoundStage
• DhakaBraka - 6th & I
• Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Good Old War, You Won't, and Pete Hill - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Hot Guts, Curse, and Bruiser - Zodiac [1726 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD - adjoining Club Charles] CANCELLED due to illness.
• Kodak To Graph, Big Wild, Obeson, and LanceNeptune - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Legend of Et Cetera, Penny Pistolero, and E. Joseph & the Phantom Heart - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Liberia - Warner Theatre
• Liturgy, Sannhet, and Horse Lords - DC9
• Mannequin Pussy, Gauche, and DJ Baby Alcatraz - Comet Ping Pong (She Shreds DC)
• Marie Digby and Annie Stokes - Jammin' Java
• Mockingjokes: David Tveite, Haywood Turnipseed Jr, Petey Steele, Andrew Bucket, and host Valerie Paschall - Velvet Lounge
• National Symphony Orchestra (Krzysztof Urbanski, conuctor) with Daniil Trifonov (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• New Found Glory, Turnstile, This Wild Life, and Turnover - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Other Colors, Babes, Crown Larks, Raindeer, and Xetas - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Tauk, and Big Something - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Reptar, Breathers, and Sun Club - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Single Mothers and Dirty Nil - Black Cat (Backstage - A Benefit for We Are Family)
• Superheaven, Crimson Wave, Wish List, and Mind/Glow - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tribal Seeds, the Movement, and Leilani Wolfgramm - 9:30 Club
• Turkuaz and the Fritz - Gypsy Sally's
• Uh Huh Baby Yeah, Lion in the Mane, Dreamcatcher, Awake at Last, and EU1OGY - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Zack Joseph and Cosby Gibson & Tom Staudle - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]


Friday, 3 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Birchmere
• Adnan Sami - Warner Theatre
• Alesso and Matt Goldman - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Astronaut Jones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Badfish (Sublime tribute), Dale & the Zdubs, and Higher Education - State Theatre
• the Banner, Wasted Blood, Cringe, Cease to Exist, Scowl, and Queensway - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Blueheart Revival and Jonathan Sloane & Wayward Dog - IOTA Club & Café
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Charles Feelgood, Freddy BE, and Crimson Raiders - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the College of William and Mary Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Damien Rice and My Bubba - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Davis Bradley - Fireflies [1501 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• the Delta Saints, Save the Arcadian, the Cheaters, the Gypsy Sons, and Griff's Room Band - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, Exit Vehicles, and Skyline Hotel - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Father Befouled, Encoffination, Gholgotha, Putrisect, and Pissgrave - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Flo Anito - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Galactic and Chopteeth - 9:30 Club
• JBOOG, Inna Vision, and Westafa - the Hamilton
• Jim Snidero - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Karima Walker - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Kind of Like Spitting, the City on Film (featuring Bob Nanna of Braid), and Lee Corey Oswald - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Later Late Show: Main Stage Comedy Showcase with Dnany Charnley, Deyve Martinez, Joe Turner, Dylan Meyer, Kim Ambrose, Reggie Melbourgh, and Ben Daniels - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Mates of State and Good Graeff - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Nate Smith + Kinfolk (KC Jazz Club) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Krzysztof Urbanski, conuctor) with Daniil Trifonov (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Never Sleep Alone - Gypsy Sally's
• Oath, Anti Life Equation, and Dick Fuzz - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• One More Time (Daft Punk tribute) and Operation Dankstar - Howard Theatre
• Pure Prairie League - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Raury and Ace Cosgrove - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shirt/Pants, Kabob-o-Taj, Dissonance, and the Dealbreakers - 316 Tulip Ave, Takoma Park, MD
• Social Station, Big Green Cherry, and Channel Volatile - Velvet Lounge
• Steve Forbert - Jammin' Java
• T Bird & the Breaks - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Technicians, American Television, and Qualms - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Tender Mercy, Paul Bugala (1/3 of Peanut Butter & Dave), and Seeds Beneath the Snow - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Tom Paxton - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• Violence in Vanity, Seventh Seal, Dirtwolf, This September, and From the Pyre - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 4 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs and Megan Jean & the KFB - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Affiance, With Lying Eyes, Arm the Witness, and Onward for Man - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Amanda Palmer - Lincoln Theatre
• Amy Speace and Tim Easton - IOTA Club & Café (Early show - 5 PM)
• Anamanaguchi, Lazerdisk, DZZ, Racecarbed, and Normaling - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Asylees, Charlie Budket Project, and the Mind Set - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• BandHouse Gigs' Tribute to Steve Winwood & Traffic - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• the Bayside Tigers (90s Tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Big Bang Baby - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Black Rose (Thin Lizzy tribute), Night Prowler (AC/DC tribute), and Bastards of Reality (Black Sabbath tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Blueheart Revival - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Bob McDonald - AMP
• Cleve Francis - Birchmere
• Cody Simpson - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Danger Zone - Westover Beer Garden [5863 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Davis Bradley - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Dom La Nena - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party hosted by Biz Markie with the New Romance and Here's To the Night - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Foehammer, Fortress, Black Blizzard, Druglord, and Brother Ox - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Forget This, Soundtrack to Sleep, These Quiet Colors, Brick Top, and Bulletins - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Galactic and Too Many Zooz Band - 9:30 Club
• Gent & Jawns, Andromulus, and Spinser Tracy - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Hello Dharma, Stereoriots, and Mary Jo Mattea - IOTA Club & Café
• Icarus the Owl, Leo & Cygnus, and Marzy Maddox - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Impractical Jokers "Where's Larry?" Tour starring the Tenderloins - Warner Theatre
• Jim Snidero - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra: Trombonists of the Kennedy Center - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kill Lincoln (EP release party), Boardroom Heroes, Walk the Plank, and Enemy Insects - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Maloso and Days of Struggle - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Muddy Water's 100th Birthday Celebration featuring Commander Cody, Bob Margolin, & the Nighthawks - the Hamilton
• Neil Diamond - Verizon Center
• Night Birds, No Problem, Pure Junk, and Widows Watch - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Northeast Groovers (30th Anniversary Show) - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Old Flings, Statis Scene, Solace Sovay, and Dani & the Dealbreakers - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show - Music Makes Life Better for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in memory of Daniel Maher)
• the Pietasters and Frum the Hills - DC Brau [3178-B Bladensburg Rd NE, WDC] (BRAUSTOMP II - 4 PM)
• Plaeground, DELTAnine, and LITZ - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• Pree, Zula, Laser Background, Palm, and Alex tebeleff - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Red Baraat's Festival of Colors - Howard Theatre (7 PM show - Rescheduled from 3/5/15)
• Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Big Sam! - State Theatre
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ryan Beatty and Como Brothers - Jammin' Java (Afternoon show - 3:30 PM)
• Sequels, Kenny Knopp, and the Miles River Band - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Skip Castro Band and Joe Dicey & Jam Nation - Gypsy Sally's
• TheRuinCity (Cold Truth CD release), Dave Elkins (of Mae), Schematic, and Union Street - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)


Sunday, 5 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Batida Diferente - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Ben Eppard, David Tewksbury, Color School, Jason Burke, and Paulo Franco - IOTA Club & Café
• Benjamin Booker and Olivia Jean - 9:30 Club
• Big Ups, War on Women, Hive Bent, and Et Al - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Curren$y, Grant, and Damond Blue - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gina Harlow & the Deepthroats, Snoot, and World Famous Philistines - Velvet Lounge
Guns Out at Sundown - Empire (formerly Jaxx) Rescheduled to 3/25/15
• Incognito feat. Maysa - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM) - sold out
• the Kennedy Center Chamber Players - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• Kept At Bay, Drop the Girl, Bottom of the Ninth, and Auto Da-Fé - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Moving Castle Showcase - Dirty Chocolate, Hunt for the Breeze, Robokid, Yung Wall Street, Vices, Jailo - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the National Capital Area Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Olivia Neutron-John, Mal Devisa, the Spirit of the Beehive, and Luke Stewart - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Overly Polite Tornadoes, Get a Tan, Cattle Bat, the Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Chimiak & Zook - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sage Francis, Cubbiebear, Seez Mics, and Godz - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Seabound, Architect, and Cesium . . . 137 - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Sete Star Sept, Razorheads, Persepex Flesh, Lotus F*cker, Burnt Books, Crazy Bag Lady, and the Emmies - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sparks the Rescue - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Taraf de Locos - Bossa
• Tone, EastWestHwy, and Phantom Flame - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• UCB & MOB with special guests King Shug, Reesa Renee, Girard St. Garvey, and Visto & Pinky Killa Corn - Howard Theatre


Monday, 6 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Afro Blue with Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Asako Tamura: Kokoro: Japanese Melodies from the Heart - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Big Ups, Witch Coast, and the Black Sparks - Comet Ping Pong
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Dean Rosenthal (40th Anniversary Show) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• the Devil Wears Prada, Born of Osiris, the World Alive, and Secrets - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gregory Alan Isakov and Jolie Holland - 9:30 Club
• Kept at Bay, Drop the Girl, Bottom of the Ninth, Something More, and Face Value - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Rumer and Templeton Thompson - Jammin' Java
• Sales and Champagne Fever - DC9
• Set It Off, Against the Current, As It Is, and Roam - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Glamour Kills Tour) - sold out
• So Stressed and No Way - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] (Free!)
• Whetherman, Leo & Cygnus, Ross Martin, and Cassie Urbany - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Young Buffalo and Polyon - Black Cat (Backstage)


Tuesday, 7 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Alan Baylock Orchestra - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Big Business, Caustic Casanova, Sloth Herder, and the Convocation - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Brian Culbertson - Birchmere
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Dash Dip Rock - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Forget This, Naked, Phantom Lanterns, Kamp Krusty, and Newagehillbilly - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Integriti Reeves - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats featuring John Kadlecik of Further and formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, performing Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety - Gypsy Sally's
• José González and Ólof Arnalds - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Logic, DJ Rhetorik, and Michael Christmas - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Matthew E. White and Wilsen - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Philadelphia Orchestra - Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Jan Lisiecki (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Set It Off, Against the Current, As It Is, and Roam - Jammin' Java (Glamour Kills Tour) - sold out
• Single Mothers, Octaves, and Fine Fine - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Waxahatchee, the Goodbye Party, and Nox - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the WestMob - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• A Will Away, In Your Memory, Samuel Powers, and Associations - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Willis Alan Ramsey - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Zach Parkman, W.L. Bishop, and John Patrick Brothers (of Crooks & Crows) - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 8 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Black Label Society Unblackened and Wino - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Blazing Eye, Quitter, NoWay, and Humanmania - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Brian Culbertson - Birchmere
• Broke Royals, Yum., and Wild Love - Velvet Lounge
• Cheri Maree - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Chris Grasso Trio with Sharón Clark - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Colleen Green, Upset (members of Best Coast), Sweepstakes, and DJ Dad Weed - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Diarrhea Planet, Left & Right, and Loud Boyz - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Edgar Meyer (double bass) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Elagabalus, Lord Almighty, Permafrost, and Final Boss - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA]
• Gravity Lens and Paradigm Paradox - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (Rescheduled from 3/5/15)
• Hey Rosetta!, Kevin Garrett, and Imagined Herbal Flows - DC9 (Communion DC)
• Jay Leno - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Marian McLaughlin (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• May Tabol, Dorian Phibian, and Benjamin Schurr - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Microkingdom - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Moon Hooch, Definition of One, and Box Era - Jammin' Java
• Morgan Heritage - Howard Theatre
• the Mountain Goats, Ides of Gemini, and Flock of Dimes - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Old Wounds, Go Deep, Bereave, and Earth & Stone - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Over Our Eyes, OC45, and Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Quilt - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Schlomo, Purple (live), and Nick Melons - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Shawn Colvin and Rebecca Pronsky - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Spyro Gyra - the Hamilton
• the Suicide Machines, Break Anchor, Bastardous, and Derek Grant (of Alkaline Trio) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Weed, Cigarette, and Gauche - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Willis Alan Ramsey - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 9 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Adryelle - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Aer, Jez Dior, and Packy - Baltimore SoundStage
• Alex Winston, the Walking Sticks, and Louis Weeks - U St Music Hall (Presented by All Things Gold & SoundExchange - 8 PM)
• Andrew Bishop / Tim Flood / Gerald Cleaver plus Dave Ballou / Michael Formanek / Mike Kuhl - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Creative Differences)
• Big Lazy - Bossa
• Blazing Eye, Warthog, Chain Rank, Protester, and Zoom - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Damaged City Fest Pre-Show)
• Bradford Lee Folk & the Bluegrass Playboys - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Brian Culbertson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Bright Light Social Hour and the Tontons - DC9
• Citizen Cope (solo acoustic) - Lincoln Theatre
• Darryl Yokely - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson plus the Cathy Ponton King Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Griz, the Floozies, and Artifakts - 9:30 Club
• GW Law Revue Spring Band Gig featuring Attractive Nuisance - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jane Monheit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jeff Zagers, Yohimbe, and the Shouts from the Sea - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Kanadete Sourou (A Japanese Kimono Band) and Spirit Plots - IOTA Club & Café
• Lady Lamb the Beekeeper and Rathborne - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Larry Keel Experience and Grand Ole Ditch - Gypsy Sally's (Rescheduled from 2/21/15)
• Laurie DeYoung's Concert for a Cause: Kristian Bush, Craig Campbell, Austin Webb - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• LyQuin & Awthentik with Ra the MC, Nino Swagg, Rush Dem, Devin White, Stymie & Black Woodson - Howard Theatre
• Marc Delgado and Johnny Bonneville - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Marc Maron: the Maronation Tour - Warner Theatre
• Mark H. Rooney and Kristen Koyama and UpRooted Dance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Matt Pond PA (Several Arrows Later 10 year anniversary tour) and Young Buffalo - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Mauls, the Torches, and Rancho Notorious - Velvet Lounge
• Miranda Cuckson (violin) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Nellie McKay (My Weekly Reader album release) and Caitlin Schneiderman - Jammin' Java
• Ramsey Lewis: "The In Crowd at 50 Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds and Blueheart Revival - the Hamilton
• Sound Off Live! With Slow Lights, Cryptic Matter, Scotch Bonnets, Margaret Valentine, 9 Mile Roots, Subtle Hustle, Inde, Great Heights, 10 Step Groove, Cat Jack, Purple Orange, Trunkweed, the Slanted Sound - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Stranger in the Alps and Laney Jones & the Lively Spirits - BumperDome [1334 Hamlin St NE, WDC]
• ThirteenColonies, Watcher's Wood, and Naxalite - Bravo Bar [2917 Georgia Ave NW, WDC]
• a Tribute to Billie Holiday - AMP
• the Wayward, Yeesh, Beachmover, and Two Inch Astronaut - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Zia Hassan, Tom Lieberman, and Jacqueline Pie Francis - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]


Friday, 10 April 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Singer-Songwriter Series - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Allie Farris - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Andrea Parkins/Ayman Fanous duo and Andrea Parkins solo - Back Alley Theatre [1365 Kennedy St NW, WDC]
• Big Hush, Wing Dam, Big No, and Howling Void (members of Pygmy Lush) - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Blackberry Smoke (Holding All the Roses Tour), the Temperance Movement, and the Ben Miller Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Blame It On Jane and Hand Painted Swinger - IOTA Club & Café
• BSO: Off the Cuff: Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Charlie Hunter Trio featuring Bobby Previte (drums) and Curtis Fowlkes (trombone) Carly Meyers - Jammin' Java
• Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Church Night: Stranger in the Alps, Jessica Michelle Singleton, Ruby Rockafella, Natalie McGill - Black Cat (Backstage) - sold out
• Crookers, Racecarbed, and Basscamp - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
Damaged City Fest 2015: the Mob, Government Warning, Night Fever, Excruciating Terror, the Flex, Semper Eadem - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
Damaged City Fest After Show: Hounds of Hate, Stapled Shut, Perspex Flesh, Sick Fix, Freak Vibe - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (11 PM Doors)
• Delta Rae and Greg Holden - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Diamond Rugs (members of Deer Tick, Black Lips, Dead Confederate), New Madrid, and Justin Collins - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Diane Marino - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Dog Fashion Disco, Beebs & Her Money Makers Vessel, Smile Culture, and Bound State - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Donal Fox - AMP
• Genticorum and Gabrielle Louise - Carroll Café at Seekers Church [276 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• History Repeated, the Ubangis, Silver Screams, and Marshall Keith - Velvet Lounge
HossFest Day 1: Goliath Rex, Life Denied, Throne of Botis, Azathoth, Hyraeth - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Human Country Jukebox - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Incognito and Maysa - Howard Theatre (Late show - 10 PM)
• Irish Music Masters Concert of the Baltimore Irish Trad Fest - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Jane Monheit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Keith Kenny, Red Light Distraction, and Pristine Raeign - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Kiss & Ride - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lovely Rita Longreef - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Luke Stewart presents "Heroes are Gang Leaders" featuring poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, saxophonist James Brandon Lewis, and Luke Stewart on bass - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Noon)
• Maxi Priest - the Hamilton
• MisterWives, Borns, Marian Hill, and Handsome Ghost - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - Rescheduled from 3/27/15) - sold out
• Nappy Riddem, Jah Works, and Higher Education - Gypsy Sally's
• Patton Oswalt - Warner Theatre
• Pleasure Train and Philosophunk - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Poulenc Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ramsey Lewis: "The In Crowd at 50 Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sensations Fix, Protect-U, and Future Times - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Shark Week, the Mystery Lights, and Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• the Smokers Club feat. Devin the Dude & Backyard Band with Laelo - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Stars - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Swimmers (formerly Emily's Army), Heeney, Canker Blossom, and Rooney's Shoe - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tamagawa University drummers and dancers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Uptown Boys Choir (EP release show) and Brittany Jean & the Gingers - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Whirr and Adventures - DC9
• William Elliott Whitmore and Esmé Patterson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Zach Farlow, Easy Mac, Jetchubetcha, Jay IDK, Kalel, JDVBBS, T Slizz, Polo Shaw, Verse Muney, and Kiko C - Empire (formerly Jaxx)


Saturday, 11 April 2015 [link to this day]

• "Heroes are Gang Leaders" - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Al Stewart - Birchmere
• Andrew Bishop, Gerald Cleaver, and Tim Flood - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Art Alexakis (of Everclear), Wesley Spangler, Matt Colligan, the Day We Met, and Will Duval - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Audrey Chen/Margaret Rorison/Flandrew Fleisenberg and Janel Leppin/Anthony Pirog/Jeff Surak - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• the Beat Hotel - Bayou [2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Blues Alley Youth Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bob Dylan - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Bodikka, DJ Lisa Frank, and Posers - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Body, Noisem, Curse, and Babelfish - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (3 PM Matinee Show)
• Civil City, Mark Mikina, the War & Treaty, and Cecilia Grace - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Crawdaddies - AMP
Damaged City Fest 2015: Career Suicide, Heratys, NO Tolerance, United Mutation, Vaaska, Nervosas, Ajax, Fury, Spine, Red Death, In School, Leather Daddy, Sectarian Violence, Javla, Barge Stand Off - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
Damaged City Fest After Show: Arms Race, Urbanoia, Pure Disgust, Agression Pact - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (11 PM Doors)
• Dan Deacon, Prince Rama, and Ben O'Brien - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dave Barnes & Matt Wertz with Jon McLaughlin - Howard Theatre (7:30 PM Early Show)
• Diane Marino - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Dianne Reeves & Friends - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Digital Getdown Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (Midnight show)
• the Effects, Talk in Tongues, Friend Roulette, and Spirit Plots - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC] (Moved from the Pinch)
the Effects and Talk in Tongues - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] MOVED TO BABE CITY
• El Melody Spring Recital - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Matinee Show)
• Elikeh and the Sol Power All-Stars - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Glenn Roth - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Hemlines, Mattress Financial, and Bump - American University [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC] (Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building - Benefit for Casa Ruby)
HossFest Day 2: Alluvion, Attacking Eutopia, By the Graveyard Tree, Children of October, Vagora, Valleys in Autumn, Time & Distance - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Infinite Knives, Wet Brain, and Queen Wolf - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 3/27/15)
• Jesse Dayton and Mike Stinson & John Evans - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Daddy Long Legs - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Kung Fu and Twiddle - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Last Bison and Neulore - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre - sold out
• Metanium, Uncle Jesse, Tigers Are Bad For Horses, Outer Body Llama, Finding Fusion, and Death Penalty - Axum's Level X Lounge [1934 9th St. NW, WDC]
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Muddy Waters 100th Birthday Celebration with the Nighthawks and special guests Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin & Daryl Davis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - All-Ages Matinee and Evening show)
• National Philharmonic: Bach's St. John Passion - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Notaries Public and Laurel Rose Halsey - Velvet Lounge
• NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Imagination Duo - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 11 AM & 1:30 PM)
• Rêve, the Go Around, Paradrei, Tony Nicholas & the Nicotines, mOsno, and Yesterday's War - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ramsey Lewis: "The In Crowd at 50 Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sam Vicari, Hoser, and Tom Davey - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
Seth Troxler - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM - Rescheduled from 2/21/15) CANCELLED
• Setup Shop Volume 2 Tour - the Hamilton
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Shaolin Warriors - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS) CANCELLED
• Sir Richard Bishop, Robert Millis, and Kohoutek - Clarendon Presbyterian Church [1305 N. Jackson, Arlington, VA]
• Sonny Landreth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Splintered Sunlight - Gypsy Sally's
• the Suitcase Junket - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Summer's End, the Sonic Creeps, Ampallang Infection, Enemy Insects, and Johnny B. Mo - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Talib Kweli, Immortal Technique, Niko IS, CF, and Hasan Salaam - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Ting Tings and Kaneholler - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Weathervanes, Karen Jonas, and Dear Creek - IOTA Club & Café
• Wrinkle Neck Mules and Shenandoah Alley - Jammin' Java (Presented by Big O & Dukes) - sold out


Sunday, 12 April 2015 [link to this day]

• "Heroes are Gang Leaders" - Howard University - Ira Aldridge Theater [2455 6th St NW, WDC] (3 PM matinee show)
• the Benderz - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Big Mouth, Nervosas, Freak Vibe, and Wet Brain - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• BSO: Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Catholic University of America presents Benjamin T. Rome School of Music 50th Anniversary Concert - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Cheick Hamala Diabate - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Choral Arts Chamber Chorus: 50th Anniversary Concert - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles (of Snarky Puppy) and the Nth Power - Gypsy Sally's
Damaged City Fest 2015: Heratys, Coke Bust, Razorheads, Suicidas, Blood Pressure, Sem Hastro, Public Suicide, Violent Reaction - Dance Institute of Washington [3400 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Doors)
• Eskmo, Christopher Willits, and Outputmessage - DC9
• From Indian Lakes, The Soil & The Sun, Lemolo, and the Ivins - Jammin' Java
• Gordo Brega (CD release party), Ethan Spalding, Uptown XO, King Streets, Cane, Snypa B, and Anthony Naylor - U St Music Hall
• Halima Peru, Scott "Laroc" Carter, and Keenen "KO" Ivor - Howard Theatre (Faycez U Know Music Group presents: A Spring Music Affair)
HossFest Day 3: the Obsolete Man, Greater Is He, Mediator, Death Penalty, Bedlam - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• J.P. Harris & the Tough Choices - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Jay Campbell (cello) and Conor Hanick (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Jeremy Enigk (of Sunny Day Real Estate) and El May - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Jonny Grave: D.C. Lead Belly Showcase - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Josh Savage - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Max Levine Ensemble, Divers, Hemlines, and Witch Coast - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Mike Epps, Sommore, and Bruce Bruce - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Baltimore Comedy Festival)
• Naan Violence, Patrick Smith, and Jon Camp - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Nicole Booth and Eli Staples - IOTA Club & Café
• NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Imagination Duo - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 1:30 PM & 4 PM)
• OK Go - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Pam Lawrence - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Pimps of Joytime and the London Souls - the Hamilton
• Ramsey Lewis: "The In Crowd at 50 Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
REO Speedwagon - Warner Theatre NOW ON 9/10/15
• Rhiannon Giddens and Bhi Bhiman - Lincoln Theatre
• Rob Mazurek's black Cube SP/Sao Paulo Underground - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Rodrigo Amarante and Big Search - 6th & I
• Rue Snider and No Strand - Galaxy Hut
• Sarah Sullivan & the New Old Fashioneds - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Shawn Colvin and Rachael Sage - Birchmere
• Todd Ellison and Friends: Classic Broadway - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA] (4 PM Show)
• Tower of Power - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Trial By Stone with One Tribe - Bossa
• Two Inch Astronaut, Polyon, and Green God - Hole in the Sky (1 PM Matinee show)
• the Venetia Fair, Icarus the Owl, the Great Heights Band, A Place in Time, and Take Care - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Young Fathers, Mas Ysa, and Bond St. District - Rock & Roll Hotel


Monday, 13 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Allie Farris - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Bowie State University Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Evergreen Terrace, Lionfight, and Arm the Witness - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Howard University Dance Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• In the Vane of Led Zeppelin: Annapolis artists playing tributes & Led Zeppelin inspired originals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Inter Arma, Yautja, and Drugs of Faith - DC9
• Lee DeWyze and Anna Rose - Jammin' Java
• Tower of Power - Birchmere
• World Projects Corporation presents Washington DC International Music Festival - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Zach Deputy and Paul Pfau - Gypsy Sally's


Monday, 13 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Allie Farris - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Bowie State University Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Evergreen Terrace, Lionfight, and Arm the Witness - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Howard University Dance Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• In the Vane of Led Zeppelin: Annapolis artists playing tributes & Led Zeppelin inspired originals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Inter Arma, Yautja, and Drugs of Faith - DC9
• Lee DeWyze and Anna Rose - Jammin' Java
• Tower of Power - Birchmere
• World Projects Corporation presents Washington DC International Music Festival - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Zach Deputy and Paul Pfau - Gypsy Sally's


Tuesday, 14 April 2015 [link to this day]

• April Verch - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Art Sorority for Girls - Crooked Beat Records [2116 18th St NW, WDC] (7 PM In-Store Performance)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Donna & Marshall Wood Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Eliane Elias - the Hamilton
• the Ghost of Paul Revere, Celeste Kellogg, the Harmaleighs, and Max Garcia Conover - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Glenelg High Jazz Ensemble and Colonial Forge Jazz Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Gunshy, Andrew Bryant (of Water Liars), Baby Bry Bry, and Ryan McLaughlin - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, Wanted Man, and Father's Honor - DC9
• the Lighthouse & the Whaler, Blind Man Leading, and Pony Bones - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Luke Wade (from The Voice) and Paul Pfau (of NBC's The Voice) - Jammin' Java
• Sick of Sarah and the Last Year - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Skizzy Mars and Kiko C - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Suicidas, Urbanoia, Lard Boys, Post Pink, and Noway! - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Todd Bauchspies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Trouble Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Zappa Plays Zappa: One Size Fits All in its entirety and more - Birchmere


Wednesday, 15 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Ana Tijoux, Rebel Diaz, Malportado Kids, and DJs Rat & Carmencha of Maracuyeah - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Ballad've and Elena Lacayo - Casa Fulano [1654 Irving St NW, WDC]
• Brokeback, Chris Brokaw, and Warm Sun - Comet Ping Pong
• Den Mate, Bellows, Sharpless, and Ballad Roulette - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Engelbert Humperdinck: Engelbert Calling Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Floodlove - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Front Country and Sol Driven Train - Gypsy Sally's
• the Go Rounds and the Antivillains - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hannah Wants - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Jake Jones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joan Armatrading (solo) and Drew Gibson - Birchmere
• Luke Wade (of NBC's The Voice Season 7) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards Showcase - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• River City Extension, Air Traffic Controller, Cold Fronts, and Duke Walker - DC9
• RX Bandits, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, and Cayetana - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sanford - Velvet Lounge
• Save the Arcadian, the GoAround, Korby Lenker, and the Duskwhales - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Seth Glier and Pierce Pettis - Jammin' Java (If I Could Change One Thing Tour)
• A Skylit Drive, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Wolves at the Gate, Breaking Through, Contending, Values & Virtues, Paper Trails, and Villified - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Whiskey Shivers, the Swedish Fist, and Robert 'Fireball' Mitchell - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] (Free! Moved from the Metro Gallery)
Whiskey Shivers, the Swedish Fist, and Robert 'Fireball' Mitchell - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) Moved to Holy Frijoles


Thursday, 16 April 2015 [link to this day]

• the Album Leaf, Drop Electric (album release show), and Hen Demo - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Andrea Gibson and Amber Tamblyn - 6th & I
• Annie Stokes (full band), Von Strantz, and Hannah Aldridge - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Average White Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Boys Don't Cry, Immanent Voiceless, Timmy Sells His Soul, Tag Cloud, Beau Finley, Guillermo Pizarro, Aphreaq, Senate, Bastet - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC] (Jeff Prosser Memorial Show)
• Candice & Company - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Curse Words, Paper Fleet, and the Sinister Spins - Velvet Lounge
• Daddy Long Legs, Lonely Teardrops, and Slow Jerks - Golden West Cafe (Baltimore)
• Definition of One and Dharma - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Fabulous Dialtones and Marshall Artz - Jammin' Java
• Fall Seattle, Plurals, 3rd Grade Friends, and Sweepstakes - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Fatoumata Diawara - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Flo Anito - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• FUNFEST! Pushin' It To the Limit, Curse, Echo Hey hello, Infinite Pizza - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Hackensaw Boys and New Country Rehab - Gypsy Sally's (Rescheduled from 2/12/15)
• Heart By Heart (Heart tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Hookworms and Vacant Lots - DC9 CANCELLED
• Howlin' Rain and Joy Classic - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Israeli Chamber Project - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joan Armatrading (solo) and Drew Gibson - Birchmere
• Lera Lynn - AMP
• Matoma, Solidisco, and DJ Provoke - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM - rescheduled from 3/5/15) - sold out
• National Symphony Orchestra (Vassily Sinaisky, conductor) with Loren Kitt (principal clarinet), Dinal Kuznetsova (soprano), Sergey Semishkur (tenor), and Elchin Azizov (bariton), plus the Choral Arts Society of Washington (Scott Tucker, artistic director) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nemr - Howard Theatre
• Peter Mulvey - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Priests, Protomartyr, and the Gotobeds - U St Music Hall
• Quinton Randall, Scott Paynter (Jah Works), and the Slow Lights - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Stereoriots, Punch the Unicorn, and Moon-Scene - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• Super City, Mink Hollow, and Talking Points - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• theNewDeal and Rob Garza (of Thievery Corporation) - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Transmitters and the Bluebeat All-Stars - Bossa
• Victor Villarreal (Cap'n Jazz, Joan of Arc, Owls), Us & Us Only, Boat Water, Megan Elyse, Treeforts, and Sailor's Mouth - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Walk the Moon and the Griswolds - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Whiskey Shivers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Friday, 17 April 2015 [link to this day]

2U (U2 Tribute) and Almost Journey (Journey tribute) - State Theatre CANCELLED
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Alice Smith - Howard Theatre (8 PM Show - Rescheduled from 4/7 & 4/9)
• Amos Saint Jean & Friends (CD release) - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Average White Band - Birchmere
• Aztec Sun, Tripp & the Rip, and Tara Trinity Project - Velvet Lounge
• Bats Dynamic String Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Cave Moth, Uh Huh, Schroeder, and Rapid Birth - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Chaise Lounge - the Hamilton
• Champagne Fever, Alarke, and Sraa Curtin (of the Sweater Set) - IOTA Club & Café
• Charm City Devils, bad Seed Rising, Skies in Chaos, and Nightsbridge - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Covenant, the Labyrinth, and DJ Loss of Signal - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Dead Mechanical, Advlts, Holy Tongues, the Ward, and the Set Up - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Ride for the Feast Benefit show)
• Dr. Jane Goodall - DAR Constitution Hall
• the Due Diligence, Daniel Knox, Takunda Matose, Poppy Patica, Devil & the Deep Blue Sea, and Derek Weber - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Eileen Ivers - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• Feedback - Jammin' Java (10 PM Show - in the Lobby Bar)
• Garland Jeffreys & His Band and Luke Mitchem (album release) - Jammin' Java
• Gavin Guthrie aka TX Connect, Ben Jenkins, SB&C, and Rosemary Arp - Safari DC [4306 Georga Ave NW, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Gravity, DJ Paulo, and DJ Twin - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Grethor, Lord, Red Sword, Myopic, and Affasia - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Hardcore Hippies, Bust Off, Bastion, Selfish Sunday, Dissonance, and Useless Grant - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• James Lee Stanley - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Jann Klose, Lines West, American Opera, and Annie NardoLilli - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Kathleen Madigan - Warner Theatre
• Keith Killgo - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kitty, Daisy, & Lewis and Gemma Ray - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lyndsey Highlander - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Maribou State (DJ set), Cassian, and Martín Miguel - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Matuto - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Vassily Sinaisky, conductor) with Loren Kitt (principal clarinet), Dinal Kuznetsova (soprano), Sergey Semishkur (tenor), and Elchin Azizov (bariton), plus the Choral Arts Society of Washington (Scott Tucker, artistic director) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the North Country (album release), Paperhaus, and Fellow Creatures - Rock & Roll Hotel
• NSO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pink Talking Fish and Mister F (featuring members of Timbre Coup & Capital Zen) - Gypsy Sally's
• Rare Essence, DJ Kool, and Trouble Funk - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Roseanne Cash: the River & the Thread - Strathmore (Music Center)
Scream Nation - the Re-Introduction Tour with Kid Ink, Rae Sremmurd, Dej Loaf, and K Camp - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) CANCELLED
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Shaved Women, Trauma Harness, D.O.C., and Radiator Greys - Ghion [2010 9th St. NW, WDC]
• Sky Picnic, Sealab, and Social Station - the Sealab [36 New York Ave NW, WDC]
• Soheil Nasseri - AMP
• Tal National and DJ Yalla Farrah! - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Theologian, Father Murphy, Empty Vessels, Jeff Carey, and the Holy Circle (featuring Terence and Erica of Locrian) - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from the Holy Underground)
Theologian, Father Murphy, Jeff Carey, and the Holy Circle (featuring Terence and Erica of Locrian) - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD] Moved to the 5th Dimension
• Thunderball - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Trans Am, Plurals, and Early American - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Walk the Moon and the Griswolds - 9:30 Club - sold out


Saturday, 18 April 2015 [link to this day]

Record Store Day
• Amy Bleu, Kelley Kennedy, Chris Cassaday, and Jay Nixon - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Average White Band - Birchmere
• Basswood, Matt Tarka, and Finley Martin - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Bhangra Blowout XXII - Lisner Auditorium
• Blitzen Trapper and Spirit Family Reunion - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Blitzen Trapper - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (2 PM In-Store Performance)
• Blue Label - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• BSO: Music Box - On Safari - Strathmore (Music Center - 10 AM & 11:30 AM)
• BSO: Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Buzzcocks, Residuels, and Expert Alterations - Baltimore SoundStage
• Caravan of Thieves - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Chute, Black Dog Prowl, and Penguin Gentry (playing two sets) - Velvet Lounge
• the Conservatory Project: students from the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Quintet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
the Country Devils (15 Year Anniversary Show) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Gabriel Algría - AMP
Global Citizen Earth Day: No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, Mary J Blige, Train, My Morning Jacket, Common, D'Ban, and hosted by Will.I.Am & Soledad O'Brien - National Mall [Washington, DC] (11 AM Concert)
• the Griswolds - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (11:30 AM In-Store Performance)
• the Heavy Pets and Jelly Bread - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM - the Official Mad Tea Party Pre-Party)
• An Honest Year, the Big Time, the Resolution, May Weather, Timberbrooke, Rally Back, and Route 29 - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Hot Sardines - 6th & I
• Jail Solidarity, Hemlines, Empty Vessels, and Rote - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC]
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton
• Keith Killgo - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Martin Sexton and Brothers McCann - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Matthew Dear, Andrew Grant, and Jeremy Synz - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Mowgli's, Fences, and Hippo Campus - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• National Symphony Orchestra (Vassily Sinaisky, conductor) with Loren Kitt (principal clarinet), Dinal Kuznetsova (soprano), Sergey Semishkur (tenor), and Elchin Azizov (bariton), plus the Choral Arts Society of Washington (Scott Tucker, artistic director) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Northwest Players, Shade Parade, and Moonlight Detective - IOTA Club & Café
• Oh Honey, Public, and Nick Santino - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Over n Out (last show), Something More, Carry the Banner, Wander, Take Care, and Mikey Frazier & the New Wave - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Paul Thorn Acoustic Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Randy Rogers Band and Stoney LaRue - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Ravyns, the Russ Greene Band, and Dirty Purple - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Shaved Women, Sete Star Sept, D.O.C., Trauma Harness, and Sick Thoughts - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD] MOVED TO DISHAUS
• Shaved Women, Sete Star Sept, D.O.C., Trauma Harness, Impact Omega, and Sick Thoughts - Dishaus [Waverly, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from Barclay House - Final Dishaus show)
• Spaceboy, Soul Island Rebels, Last to Fire, No Blitz, and the Honest Mistake - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Spyro Gyra - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Warehouse, Dura, Redline Graffiti, and Go Cozy - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Wild Eyes (Tool tribute), Cyrenic, Coda, and Irie Intentions - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Young Lungs, Ampersand, Mickey & Mallory, In Your Memory, Everything Ever, and Holy Crust - Hostage House [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]


Sunday, 19 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Abstruktor, Narrow Grave, and Vermord - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Aim Your Arrows, Young Lungs, Take Care, and Naked - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 3 PM All-Ages Matinee & 7 PM show)
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bells & Hunters, Braddock Station Garrison (CD release show), and Don Zientara - IOTA Club & Café
• Bloody Phoenix, D.O.C., Chainsaw to the Face, Maloso, Sokushinbutsu, and Citadel - Dance Institute of Washington [3400 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Conservatory Project: students from San Francisco Conservatory of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dieselboy & Downlink, Rekoil, and Julez - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Doldrums and Moon King - DC9
• Generation Next: Ankita Tiwari, Akriti Kakar, & Shilpa Rao - Warner Theatre
• Heart by Heart - the Hamilton
• James Wolf, Insect Factory, Tag Cloud, and DK vs DK - Galaxy Hut
• John Napolitano (of Concrete Blonde) and Laurie Sargent - Gypsy Sally's
• Michelle Blackwell with special guests GoGo Mickey, Cal Da Animal, Lysette, Gene Pratt, RuppaDude & More, plus the Misfitz - Howard Theatre
• New Orford String Quartet - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Pat Travers Band and Hot Buttered Elvis - Jammin' Java
• Richard Goode (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Rick Springfield and Tad Kubler (of the Hold Steady) - Lincoln Theatre
• Seryn, Hope for AGoldenSummer, and Corey James Bost - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Split Squad (members of Blondie, the Plimsouls, and Fleshtones), Thee Lexington Arrows, the Stents, and the Idle Gossip - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tinh Yeu & Que Huong Vietnamese show - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tom Constanten (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee & Keyboardist for the Grateful Dead & Friends) - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Tomas Fujwara & the Hook Up and Janel & Anthony - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Presented by CapitalBop)
• Vijay Iyer Trio - 6th & I (Levine Music Jazzfest 2015)
• William Chan - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Wynton Marsalis & Jazz at Lincoln Center - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Monday, 20 April 2015 [link to this day]

420 Fest: Turbulence, Nappy Riddem, Ethan Spalding, Sharkey - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bats Dynamic String Band, Smoke n' Mangos, Plank Stompers, and Hall Williams Band - Jammin' Java (Smokin' Bluegrass Fest)
• Blues Alley Youth Orchestra - Blues Alley (9 PM Show)
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Cavalera Conspiracy, Death Angel, Corrosion of Conformity, Blind, Lody Kong, Noisem, and Ampallang Infection - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Conservatory Project: students from New England Conservatory of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Feed God Cabbage, the Reckless Island, FeelFree, Squad Inc, IAMZOMBI3, Jaxxparrow, and DJ DreadDrop - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Godz ('66 ESP), the Delarcos, Denizens of Washington - Galaxy Hut
• Gramophonic, Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Cody McGuire - IOTA Club & Café
• James McMurtry and Max Gomez - the Hamilton
• Joey Fatts, A$ton Matthews, Uno Hype, and Vaunfe - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Manic Street Preachers - The Holy Bible played in full and U.S. Royalty - 9:30 Club
• Monophonics, People's Blues of Richmond, Congo Sanchez, and Time is Fire - Howard Theatre (Sound of Sinning Tour)
• My Heart My Anchor, A Place in Time, Something More, Chasing Morgan, and Carry the Banner (acoustic set) - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Nasty, No Zodiac, Queensway, and Iron Price - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• New Strange, Mostly Only, Lotus F*cker, and Bloody Phoenix - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Richard Thompson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Seoul and Ballet School - DC9
• Thelma Yellin School of the Arts Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (7 PM Show)
• U.S. Christmas, Generation of Vipers, Corpse Light, and Mother Moon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Weed Warlock and the Originators - the Noon [7918 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD]


Tuesday, 21 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 185668232 and Cope Ascetic - House Show [Truxton Circle, DC]
• Arrabers, Thirty Silver, and DayDreams - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Clones of Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Colonel Josh & the Honky Tonk Heroes - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Conservatory Project: students from Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dan Bern and Dylan LeBlanc - Jammin' Java
• Elvis Perkins - 6th & I
• English Baroque Soloists & the Monteverdi Choir - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Feed the Meter and Dirty Destroyers Orchestra - DC9
• Hurray for the Riff Raff, Gill Landry (Old Crow Medicine Show), and Son Little - 9:30 Club
• Keenan Orr, Native Sun, Braulio Agnese, and BuryMeInAMink - U St Music Hall
• Kesha - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Lee Ann Womack - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Martha Davis & the Motels and Greg Hawkes - the Hamilton
• Nouns, Phantom Lanterns, the Neckbeards, and Mothpuppy - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Peach Kelli Pop, Expert Alterations, Boy Spit, and Moist - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Roosevelt Dime and Dirty Bourbon River Show - Gypsy Sally's
• US Army Blues - Blues Alley (Two shows - Free!)
• the Waterboys - Birchmere (in the Flex Stage)
• Widespread Panic - Warner Theatre


Wednesday, 22 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Bane, Backtrack, and Malfunction - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Battle of the A Cappellas: GW a cappella groups perform - Lisner Auditorium
• Buffalo Buffalo, the Dealbreakers, Cape Farewell, Stephen Lee, and the Mud Bottoms - Wolf Castle [NOVA DIY Space]
• Cartel, Hit the Lights, Team*, and Driver Friendly - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Conservatory Project: students from the Juilliard School of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dotcom and Victor Niglio - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Drone Theory, Nearest, Thieves Of Shiloh, and Plague Czar - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) POSTPONED TO 8/25/15
• Evgeny Kissin (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Faded Giant, Matt Townsend & the Wonder of the World, and Electric Grandmother - Velvet Lounge
• the Idan Raichel Project - Lincoln Theatre
Iska Dhaaf - DC9 CANCELLED
• J Pope & Funk Friday, Cole Degenova & the Peoples Republic, and Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Presented by Union Craft Brewing)
• Kid Ink, Brice Baby S**Tro, and Luke Christopher - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Lee Ann Womack - Wolf Trap (the Barns) - sold out
• Marian McLaughlin (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Moonchild - LIV Nightclub [2001 11th Street NW, WDC]
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Over the Rhine - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ryan Montbleau and Floodwood - the Hamilton
• the Stray Birds and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West - Jammin' Java
• Such Gold, Koji, Brigades, Tommy Boys, Slingshot Dakota, and Westfield - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Trampled By Turtles and Web of Sunsets - 9:30 Club - sold out
• War of Ages, Phinehas, Death of an Era, and the New Reign - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Westmain, the Dead 27s, and the Mallett Brothers - Gypsy Sally's
• Widespread Panic - Warner Theatre


Thursday, 23 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Abinnet Berhanu - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Adam Ezra - IOTA Club & Café
• the Bachelor & the Bad Actress, Scott Barkan, Woodson Kelley, and Arsena Schroeder - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Caroline Ferrante, the Youngest, Tumbleweed Company, and Danny Burns - Velvet Lounge
• Claire Lynch Band - AMP
• the Conservatory Project: students from Eastman School of Music at Rochester University's Eastman Saxophone Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dopapod, B Side Shuffle (ft. Danny Davis of Yellow Dubmarine and Frank Mitchell Jr. of Thievery Corporation), and See-I - the Hamilton
Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks - Fillmore Silver Spring POSTPONED TO 8/23/15
• Footwerk - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Futuristic, Sam Lachow, Cal Mobley, and Kiko C - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Gato's Sin Frontera - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Grand Funk Railroad - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• In This Moment, Butcher Babies, Upon a Burning Body, and the Nearly Deads - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Jarabe De Palo and Zakke - Howard Theatre (2015 Somos Tour)
• Jelly Bread - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Jennifer Knapp and Laura Tsaggaris - Jammin' Java
• John McCutcheon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kodaline and Gavin James - 9:30 Club
• Lily Neill (harp) & Vessa Norilo (cello) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Lionize, the Delta Saints, Meghann Wright & the Green Gallows, and Atomic Motel - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Losing Streak, Fighting Words, Braceface, and Dead Words - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Marian Hill and Furniteur - DC9 - sold out
• Marrow and Phantomweight - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Marshall Tucker Band - Birchmere
• the Motet and Consider the Source - Gypsy Sally's
• the Ricecookers, Social Mishaps, and the Split Seconds - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sean Paul: Dutty Blaze - DAR Constitution Hall
• Silhouette Cities, Victory Red, and Skip House - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Teething Veils and Helene Renaut - Bossa
• Terravita, Des McMahon, and Knoxbox - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• TT the Artist, Schwarz, Mighty Mark & AGH, and Bond St. District - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Fun Time Music Show!)
• Vanessa Carlton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 24 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 2015 DMC Washington DC Regional DJ Battle - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)
2Cellos - Warner Theatre CANCELLED due to injury
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anthony Nelson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Anthony Pirog, Linear Downfall, and Pree - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• BBC Concert Orchestra - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Beldam, Diseased Earth, Myopic, and Lord - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Ben Williams (album release show) and Akua Allrich - the Hamilton
• BoDeans - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bro Safari, Brillz, and Snails & CRNKN - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• the Conservatory Project: students from Berklee College of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Craig Gildner's Blue Crescent Syncopators and the Boilermaker Jazz Band - Glen Echo Park [7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD]
• Decide By Friday - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
Delbert McClinton - Birchmere Rescheduled to 5/8/15
• Dissonance, the Fire Nation (formerly the Tomato Dodgers), Bust Off, and Useless Grant - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Dot Dash (record release show), Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness, and the Combs - Comet Ping Pong
• Dwight Yoakam - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Emilio Festevez and the Fed - Velvet Lounge
• Enemy Insects, Organ Dealer, Huldra, War Emblem, Sunburster, Universal Remonster, and Dregs - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Everyone Orchestra, conducted by Matt Butler, featuring Drew Emmitt (Leftover Salmon), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Andrew Altman (Railroad Earth), Cris Jacobs (the Bridge, Jesse Harper & Jay Starling (Love Canon); with opening act Mateo Monk - Gypsy Sally's
• Faster Pussycat and Baby Jane - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Freddie Jackson - Birchmere
• Gilberto Gil - Lisner Auditorium
• Greg McKillop & the Slightly Smaller Band, Daephne, Tall Friend, and Foster Carrots - the Bourgeois Garage [Arlington, VA]
• Hank Green, Driftless Pony Club, and Harry & the Potters - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Haunt, wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves, Birthright, Morning Banana Diet, the Path Unwinding (debut show), Chrononauts, and Start th eScene - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• James Wadworth Strong, Martin Freeman, Nate Scheible, and Luke Stewart - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Justin Jones & the B-Sides, Susto, and Down Dexter - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kane Mayfield's "Return of Rap Show" with music by DJ Harvey Dent - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Katherine Chi & Aleksandar Madzar: Stockhausen's Mantra and Carter's Duo for violin and piano - Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium [Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St SE, WDC]
• Kleptoradio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• MamaDear - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Melissa Ferrick and Andy Zipf (the Cowards Choir) - IOTA Club & Café
• Michael Gamble & the Rhythm Serenaders - Chevy Chase Ballroom [5207 Wisconsin Ave NW #6, WDC]
• Pam Ortiz Band - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Plena Libre - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Purple Isn't Six, More AM Than FM, and G.U.T.S. - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Rachel Levitin, Derek Evry, Jacquelin Pie Francis, and Emily Henry - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• the Roaring '20s Speakeasy - AMP
• Skip Pruitt - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Steve Liesman & the Mooncussers - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Stone Temple Pilots (with Chester Bennington) and Dreamers - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sybarite5 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Thawed Out: the Frozen Harbor Do-Over: Zach Bellas & The Company Band, Milton J & the Leftovers, Still Valley Saints, GWB.com, Turtle Tongue, Mike Foreshaken, Secondhand, Signs Point East, Gingerwolf - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• They Might Be Giants - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Western Star, 2 Inch Astronaut, Nerve Scheme, and Buffalo Buffalo - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• What So Not and Nadus - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Willy Porter Duo (with Carmen Nickerson) - Album Release Show - Jammin' Java
• Zach Myers (of Shinedown) with J.R. Moore and Zack Mack - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 25 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Algebra Blessett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Anthony Nelson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Beech Creeps and Heavy Breathing - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Blacksage (LP Release party), Vayda, the Sneaks, :3lon, and DJ Shawn Smallwood - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bliss with Will Eastman, Output Message, & Caleb L'Etoile - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• BoDeans, Bob Malone, and Sam Hawksley - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 9/24/14)
• Brian Dolzani - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival: the Travelin' McCourys, the Wood Brothers, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Seldom Scene, Cris Jacobs, the Bumper Jacksons, Grande Ole Ditch, Letitia Vansant, Chester River Runoff, Charm City Junction, Herd of Main Street, the Manly Deeds - Druid Hill Park [2600 Madison Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• the Color Morale, Slaves, Vanna, Alive Like Me, I Plead Insanity, When Cities Sleep, and Favorite Weapon - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Conservatory Project: students from Oberlin Conservatory of Music - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Darlingside and Bombadil - IOTA Club & Café
• DCLX Jam Band - U St African American Civil War Memorial [Washington DC] (1 PM afternoon show)
• Dirt Platoon (album release) featuring Fel Sweetenberg, Tom Delay - Macabeats, Bankai Fam - Guy Grams, Ill Conscious - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the District (a cappella) and Empire (a cappella) - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• Don Zientara, the Love Load, and Iceberg Theory - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• Duke Dumont and Will Eastman - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Duskwhales, Lenclair, EastWestHwy, and Seaknuckle - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• Falty & the Defects - Chevy Chase Ballroom [5207 Wisconsin Ave NW #6, WDC]
• Hat Band Showcase benefitting Girls Rock! DC: Costanza, IRL Stine, Jerkhole, King Donut & the Road Sodas, Wet Trash, Wood Bone Kitten, Wookie Crossbow - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (2 PM Matinee Show)
• Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Heavy Watts, Carbon Mirage, and Loons - Velvet Lounge
• IAMSU!, Rome Fortune, and Dave Steezy - Baltimore SoundStage
• Iration, Stick Figure, and Hours Eastly - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5:30 PM)
• Janel Leppin, Nathan Bowles, Boat Burning, and the Plums - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Jeff Rosenstock (formerly of Bomb the Music Industry), Chumped, and Qualms (members of Big Hush, Sad Bones, and the Bowlcuts) - Comet Ping Pong
• the Jonathan Stout Orchestra - Glen Echo Park [7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD]
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Julie Andrews with the Strathmore Children's Chorus - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Keith Sweat (album release show) - Howard Theatre
Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival: Bluegrass Stage: Cabinet, Larry Keel, Walker's Run, Furnace Mountain, Bud's Collective, By & By, Big Chimney, Split String Soup, Ballad've, Laura Tsaggaris, Jonny Grave; Americana Stage: Kingsley Flood, Big Hoax Band, Luray, Justin Trawick & the Common Good, Lauren Calve Band, Karen Jonas Band, Annabeth, McNamara, Basswood; REI Stage: the Plank Stompers, NOtes from the Underground, Hollertown, Griff's ROom Band, the Stick Mob, Delafield String Band, Elena & Los Fulanos, Tom McBride; Island Stage 1: Gramophonic, the Hummingbyrds, 19th Street Band, Sara Curtin, Tomas Pagan MOtta, Devil & the Deep Blue Sea; Island Stage 2: the Beanstalk Library, Dead Professional, Sweet Yonder, LuLu's Fate, Roof Beams, Near Northeast - Kingman Island [575 Oklahoma Ave NE, WDC]
• Madeon - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Mindless Faith (CD Release Party), Velvet Acid Christ, Ego Likeness, and Toxic Coma - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Nields (XVII album release show) - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• Repulsion, Pig Destroyer, Ilsa, Noisem, and Left Cross - American University [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC] (Mary Graydon Center Tavern)
• Rooney's Shoe, Tesla's Revenge, Andysocial, and the Social Mishaps - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Rozamov, Ptahil, Wizard Eye Fortress, Athame, and Human Bodies - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] (Celebration of the Bull)
• Rubix Kube - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• S. Carey - Casa Girard [1226 Girard St NW, WDC] - sold out
• Seventh Seal, Luminosity, the Averist, Vitality, Trihexyn, and Operation Death - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Shack Band - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Smallpools, Grizfolk, and Vinyl Theatre - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)
• Solo Tango - Lisner Auditorium
• Sweater Beats - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tauk and Deaf Scene - Gypsy Sally's
• Tei Shi, Pleasure Curses, and Champagne Fever - DC9
• Ten (Pearl Jam tribute) - State Theatre
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan - DAR Constitution Hall
• Ute Lemper - Forever: the Love Poems of Pablo Neruda - 6th & I
• Vienna Teng and the Bollands - the Hamilton
• Voyage: A Tribute to Journey featuring Hugo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)


Sunday, 26 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Alan Doyle (So Let's Go Tour) - Birchmere
• Algebra Blessett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Atoka Chase and Kevin Knight - Galaxy Hut
• Bishops, Goodwolf, and the Miss Lonelies - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Free!)
• the Butler Parks Hot Serenaders - Dupont Circle [Washington DC] (1 PM afternoon show)
• Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Ophira Eisenberg - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dance Gavin Dance, Polyphia, Hail the Sun, Stolas, Burn the Ballroom, Louder Than Quiet, and Inquiry - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Eastern Standard Time, the Beatdown, and Leon City Sounds Selectors - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• the Escape Artist, Iris Lune, and A MARC Train Home - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Gershwin's Magic Key (NSO Family Concert) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 4 PM)
• Houndmouth - 9:30 Club
• the Jet Age, Cliffs, and Sansyou - Velvet Lounge
• John Mellencamp (Plain Spoken Tour) and Carlene Carter - DAR Constitution Hall
• Larri Branch Agenda - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lauren Calve Band, Elena & Los Fulanos, and Jasmine Gillison - IOTA Club & Café (Early show - 3-6 PM)
• Life Size Maps, Gothic Trophic, and Us & Us Only - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Low Cut Connie, Great Cities, and Thee Lexington Arrows - Comet Ping Pong
• Lowland Hum and Laura Tsaggaris - 6th & I
• Melodime, Taylor Carson, and Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Now I Play Along Too)
• Mo Lowda & the Humble, the Truly Haunted, Heavy Lights, Dogs on Acid, and Talk Radio - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the NRIs and the Working Effective - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Other Colors, Outer Spaces, and Et Al. - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• S. Carey - Casa Girard [1226 Girard St NW, WDC]
• School of Rock Spring 2015 Showcase - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sir Alan & the Calypso Ponzi Schemers and the Harry Bells - IOTA Club & Café
• Six Organs of Admittance and Elisa Ambrogio - DC9
• Slow Creek - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Smallpools - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (4 PM In-Store Performance)
• Spectrum - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Split Seconds, Kip Bradley, and Dan Barry - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Taj Mahal Trio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Taylor Caniff, Michael Wood, and Zacc Mann - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tim Berne's Snake Oil - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Tim James, Matthew Teardrop, and TV John & the Legendary Band - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Time Is Fire and Cigarbox Planetarium - Bossa
• Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Widespread Panic - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Zhang Zuo (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)


Monday, 27 April 2015 [link to this day]

98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore) CANCELLED due to riots.
• Aggrocragg, Mattress Financial, and Camps - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Alex Parez and Sunchild - Galaxy Hut
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
Bop English (James Petralli, singer of White Denim) - DC9 CANCELLED
• Cellar, William Wild, and 19th Street Band - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Cinema Hearts, Notch Theory, and Walkabout - George Mason University - South Plaza JC Ground Floor Patio [Fairfax, VA] (2 PM show)
• Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Cigarette, Sneaks, and Janel Leppin - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Laughing Man, and David Klinger - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (4 PM show)
• James Otto and Sam Lewis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Kamelot and Dragonforce - Baltimore SoundStage POSTPONED to 4/30/15 due to riots
• O-Town - Howard Theatre
• Taylor Caniff, Michael Wood, and Zac Mann - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• US Christmas, Generation of Vipers, Caustic Casanova, and Tone - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Choir: "Polígono Don Bosco" - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)


Tuesday, 28 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Adam Kyle, Nyteowl, and DJ Money Jungle - DC9
• Alan Doyle (of Great Big Sea) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Andrew White - "A Love Supreme at 50" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bella Hristova (violin) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips and Olivia Neutron-John - Black Cat (Backstage)
Creepoid, TrunkWeed, Wet Brain, and Mostly Only - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED due to riots/curfew
• Dance Gavin Dance, Polyphia, Hail the Sun, Stolas, and the Sound of Sincerity - Baltimore SoundStage
Dawes - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (7 PM In-Store Performance) POSTPONED
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Hoodlarious starring Donnell Rawlings hosted by Niki Moore, music by DJ Oxygen, with guests Queen Aisha & Timmy Hall - Howard Theatre
• Howardian, the Pathetic & Elegant, Romantic States, and EU1OGY - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Marc Roberge (acoustic - lead vocalist for O.A.R.) - Birchmere
Mark Rose (Spitalfield), Shane Henderson (Valencia), the Baby Grand, Sister City, Rachel Harman, and David Ringwood - Ottobar (Baltimore) VENUE CLOSED DUE TO CURFEW
• the Seneca Valley High School Chamber Choir and the Luther Jackson Concert Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sons of Texas - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Spandau Ballet - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 2/9/15)
• Steve Winwood - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Super City, Coconut Milk, and Fellow Creatures - Velvet Lounge
• Testament, Exodus, and Shattered Sun - Fillmore Silver Spring
• A Texas Troubadour Tribute to Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, and Steve Earle featuring Justin Jones, Jack Gregory/Human Country Jukebox, Patty Reese, Peyton Tochterman & Silky Dave - Gypsy Sally's
• Three Man Soul Machine - DC Public Library, Southwest Branch [900 Wesley Place SW, WDC]
• Today is the Day, Lazer Wulf, Fortress, Xstrophy, Naked, and Thy Kingdom - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]


Wednesday, 29 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Andre's New Shoes, plus puppetry by Christopher Broholm, poetry by Thea Brown, and loud art by Eames Armstrong - 1207 Emerson St NW, WDC (Little Salon 9)
Ava Luna, Wing Dam (local 7" release), ET Anderson, and Soft Cat - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED due to riots/curfew
• Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, Ava Luna, Vundabar, ET Anderson, and UVF Rays - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• the Beanstalk Library and Carolyn Crysdale - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• Candlebox (acoustic) and Black Dog Prowl - Jammin' Java
• Daryl Hall & John Oates - Warner Theatre
• Dustin Kensrue (of Thrice) and Andy Hull (of Manchester Orchestra) with Tanner Merritt - 6th & I
• IrfanBilal & Mahmeet: Kashmiri Folk Music - Bossa (6 PM show)
Lyfe Jennings - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (5:30 PM In-Store Performance) POSTPONED
• Marc Roberge (of O.A.R.) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Mikey Erg, Jukebox Romantics, American Television, and the Dealbreakers - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Miró Quartet with Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Misery Index, Lord Dying, Awaken the Hive, and Inhumation - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• New World Symphony (Michael Tilson Thomas, artistic director & conductor) with Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• O-Town - Baltimore SoundStage
• Omar Sosa Quarteto Afro-Cubano - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Plankstompers - Bossa (9 PM show)
Rothko in Jazz with the Maris Briezkalns Quintet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sean McConnell and Jordan August - Gypsy Sally's
• Sixx A.M. (Nikki Sixx), Apocalyptica, and Vamps - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Soft White Sixties and Native Lights - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Thayobleu, Hounds of the Bordello, and the Meer - Velvet Lounge
• Toro Y Moi and Vinyl Williams - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Tyrone Wells (Rolle With It 2015 Tour), Dominic Balli, and Emily Hearn - the Hamilton
• War - Birchmere
• Water Liars and Hatfield McCoy - DC9


Thursday, 30 April 2015 [link to this day]

• the Apache Relay and Great Peacock - DC9
• Ava Luna, Young Rapids, and Wing Dam - Comet Ping Pong
• Bag Raiders (DJ set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Barefoot Movement - AMP
• Beauty Pill: Immersive Ideal #3 - Artisphere (Black Box Theatre)
• Black Violin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Blind Owl Band, the Brummy Brothers, and the Plate Scrapers - Gypsy Sally's
• Dawn Drapes, Up the Chain, and Grogan Social Scene - IOTA Club & Café
• Ewan Dobson - Jammin' Java
• Green Earrings (Steely Dan tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• GW Troubadours Spring Concert - Western Presbyterian Church [2401 Virginia Ave NW, WDC]
• Head of Power, Holdfast, Bullets, and ULV - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Holy Pinto, James Disaster, and Rebecca vs. Mexico - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Jazmine Sullivan - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jazz Band Master Class - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kamelot and Dragonforce - Baltimore SoundStage (Rescheduled from 4/27/15 due to riots)
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kiti Gartner & the Deceits - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Kyle Harvey aka K.I.D. - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230] POSTPONED
• Lyal Strickland - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Margot MacDonald, Eric & Erica, Roz & the Rice Cakes, and Marian McLaughlin - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Mittenfields (album release), Greenland, Magnetar Flares, and Night Streets - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Murlo - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Steven Honigberg (cello), James Lee (cello), David Teie (cello) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• New York Festival of Song - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
Rare Candy, Cowabunga Pizza Time, Late to the Party, the Idle Gossip, Stars & the Sea, and DJ Jerrod Bronson - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED due to riots/curfew
• Rebellum - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Roger Cline & the Peacemakers and the Proud Flesh - State Theatre
• Sheila E. - Howard Theatre
• Shy Girls and Young Ejecta - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Simply Subtle, Broke Royals, and Big Mama Shakes - Velvet Lounge
• Something More, Chasing Morgan, A Place In Time, My Heart My Anchor, and Carry the Banner (acoustic) - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• WAR - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Wombats, Life in Film, and Cheerleader - 9:30 Club - sold out
Wyatt Cenac (the Daily Show / King of the Hill), Dark Mark, Violet Gray, and host Robert Andrews - Ottobar (Baltimore) POSTPONED TO 7/11/15
• Zach Bellas - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]


Friday, 1 May 2015 [link to this day]

• #ShowKase with Split Five, Fives, the Fuzzwortks, Kabob-O-Taj, Turtle Recall, Black Dog Alley - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• 28th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Andy Zipf (the Cowards Choir), Ryan Walker (the Beanstalk Library), and Lauris Vidal - IOTA Club & Café
• Atlas At Last, Body Thief, Jack Nicholson, and the Author & the Illustrator - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
Bad Suns, Kiev, and Civil City - Ottobar (Baltimore) CANCELLED
Baltimore May Mayhem: DayDreams, Saving Apollo, Foggy May, I Plead Insanity, Danger Parker, Over Andover, Changing Scene, A Chance To Be, Gingerwolf, Valleys in Autumn, Pal mTrees in Mosco, Chaos Legacy, Beheading the Prophets - Baltimore SoundStage
• Beauty Pill: Immersive Ideal #3 - Artisphere (Black Box Theatre)
• Benito Gonzalez - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Braceface, 90 Proof Therapist, Behind Deadlines, and Joy - Velvet Lounge
• Brother Sun (Joe Jencks, Pat Wictor, and Greg Greenway) - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Cissa Paz & Christylez and Maga Bo & Gregzinho - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Danse De Sade, Gash, and Pauly Creep-O & Nathan Gray of BoySetsFire - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
Erica Campbell - Baltimore SoundStage NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Ex Hex, the Shirks, and the Ar-Kaics - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, J. Flax & the Heart Attacks, and Smoke Green - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• GW Pitches Spring Concert - United Church [1920 G St NW, WDC]
• H2O Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Heather Maloney (album release tour) and Will Dailey - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• If Birds Could Fly - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• ILoveMakonnen, Sonny Digital, and Key! - Howard Theatre
• James Bay and Marc Scibilia - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Jayme Stone - AMP
• Juan MacLean (live), the Black Madonna, and Tommy Cornelis - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Lady Fest Benefit Show: Big Mouth, Unwed, Lady Beast, Rukut - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED due to curfew
• Lila Downs - Lisner Auditorium
• Live at the Filllmore (Original Allman Brothers Band tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
M3 Rock Festival: Day 1 - Kix, Dokken, Dio Disciples, Quiet Riot, Trixter - Merriweather Post Pavilion
the Meatmen, Against the Grain, Copstabber, and Bludgeon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) MOVED TO THE OTTOBAR
• the Meatmen, Against the Grain, and Bludgeon - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Moved from the Metro Gallery)
• Meetwood Flack, Jaabs, and Cliff Hillis & the Forward Thinkers - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Mo Lowda & the Humble - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Neil Gaiman - DAR Constitution Hall
• RAIN (Beatles tribute) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Regal Beagles - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• the Surreal McCoys (album release) and Batala - Blind Whino [700 Delaware Ave SW, WDC]
• Tom Principato's DC Blues Explosion featuring Steve Wolf, Big Joe Maher, and Bill Heid; with Andy Poxon - the Hamilton
• Trunkweed, Thin Lips, Phantom Lanterns, and Night Kitchen - Mad Ox [7205 Rhode Island Ave, College Park, MD]
• Twin Peaks, White Reaper, and Shirt/Pants - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Used, Every Time I Die, Marmozets, and the Eeries - Fillmore Silver Spring
Wet Brain, 83 Cutlass, Rat Boiler, the Scandals, Walk the Plank, Widows Watch, and Werewolves - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD] (Anti-Police Brutality Fundraiser) CANCELLED
Wildhoney, Bummed, Natural Velvet, the Holy Circle, Et Al., and Alone Time - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD] MOVED TO CHARM CITY ART SPACE
Wildhoney, Bummed, Natural Velvet, the Holy Circle, Et Al., and Alone Time - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (Moved from the 5th Dimension / H&H Building) CANCELLED due to curfew
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Saturday, 2 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 28th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Alma Tropicalia, Karikatura, and All the Best Kids - DC9 (Free! - Funk Parade performance)
• Ana Egge - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Atmosphere, B Dolan, deM atlaS, and DJ Adatrak - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, Crocodiles, and Congo Sanchez - the Lot at Atlantic Plumbing [945 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (the Lot Finale)
• the Ballroom Thieves and Tomás Pagán Motta - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• Batala, Backbeat Underground, Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band, and Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC] (Funk Parade at Tropicalia)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) with DJ Suga Ray - State Theatre
• Beauty Pill: Immersive Ideal #3 - Artisphere (Black Box Theatre)
• Benito Gonzalez - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Bit Funk and Jacklndn - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Black Chasm, Bastards of Reality, Slagstorm, Fog Hound, Thunderchief, Athame, Rhin, Heavy Temple, Slagstorm, Righteous Bloom, Foehammer, Akris, At the Graves, Goat Wizard, Lord, Wizard Eye, and Thunderchief - Wilson Ruritan Club [16204 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD] (Sludgement Day - 11 AM doors)
• Black Saturn, Bourdon, Bunny Blake, Chester Hawkins, Steven Hanlon, Kantoendrato, PraxisCat, Small Craft, Cantenac Dagar, Bionic Eyes 9Jeff Bagato/Tone Ghosting), Phong Tran, and Dave Vosh - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Spring Chill)
• the Bumperyachts - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Capital Funk's 8th Annual Hip Hop Showcase - Lisner Auditorium
• Daughtry and Lucie Silvas - Lincoln Theatre
• A Day Without Love - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Dreamsville Rooftop Concert with Jerry Bresee on guitar, Joe Lerner on bass, Ben Tufts on drums, and Jacqueline Francis singing - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Driftwood - Gypsy Sally's
• Elikeh, Funk Ark Trio, and DJ Quartermaine - LIV Nightclub [2001 11th Street NW, WDC]
• Fat White Family, Sun Club, and Sherman Whips - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Gladkill + Stylust Beats, DJ Lantern, DJ Obsacure, and DELTAnine - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Grandsons, Jr. - Jammin' Java (11 AM Morning Show)
• Gravity Lens and Clones of Clones - IOTA Club & Café
• Greasy Hands, the Visions (formerly Shook!), and Sol Frequency - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Halestorm and the Pretty Reckless - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) POSTPONED TO 9/26/15
• Joan & Joni and Adrianna Naomi - St. Aidan's Episcopal Church [8531 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA]
• Joe Pug, Devil Makes Three, and Field Report (solo) - 9:30 Club
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lee Fields & the Expressions and Trouble Funk, with special guests Iceberg Slim, Sugar Bear, & Sweet Cherie plus DJ Nite Krawler - Howard Theatre
M3 Rock Festival: Day 2 - Europe, Queensryche, Tom Kiefer, Warrant, Y&T, Krokus, Winery Dogs, L.A. Guns, Bang Tango, Vixen, Black N Blue, Rhino Bucket, Tyketto, Killer Dwarfs, Bad Seed Rising - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Nag Champa and Crystal Youth - Velvet Lounge (Funk Parade show)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Jupiter Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• NSO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
PanzerBastard, Cape of Bats, Musket Hawk, Clay Davis, and Rukut - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) CANCELLED due to curfew
• Pat McGee - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 3 PM All-Ages Matinee & 7 PM show)
• Pokey LaFarge and Caroline Rose - Black Cat (Mainstage)
Profligate, Trogpite, and Headband - Zodiac [1726 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD - adjoining Club Charles] CANCELLED
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - AMP
• Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mt. Boys - Birchmere
• Rememberables, Scandals, Cloak/Dagger, Walk the Plank, Pale Angels, and Highway Cross - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - the Hamilton
Rock Your Bones 2: In Your Memory, Pages & Poets, Pale Discretion, Raven Tree (album release), Finger Pistols, Cryptic Matter, From Nothing, Yours Truly - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sarah Gayle Meech - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Starcrush - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Superflydisco - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tom Russell (the Rose of Roscrea album release) - Jammin' Java
• Two Gallants and Blank Range - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Vox Pop, the Capital Hearings, Uncommon, and Nothing But Treble (St. Mary's HS in Annapolis) - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD] (Maryland Hall A Cappella Showcase)


Sunday, 3 May 2015 [link to this day]

• ABC's Nashville in Concert: Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Aubrey Peeples, Lennon & Maisy - DAR Constitution Hall
• Andy Suzuki & the Method and Letita VanSant & the Bonafides - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Burlap to Cashmere, Melanie Penn, and Chris & Jenna - Jammin' Java
• the Cambini-Paris Quartet - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• CaribeNostrum - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Caroline Rose and Rodney Henry - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Casey Veggies, Cypher Clique, and Maryland Lavon - Baltimore SoundStage
• Charlemagne and Falcon Heavy - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Amy's Army - 1 PM Matinee Show)
• Charles Cohen, Br'er, and Hallowed Bells - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC] (5 PM Show)
• Cognitive, Vomiting Dinosaurs, and Organ Trail - R&K Pub [15 E. Baltimore St, Hagerstown, MD]
DC101 Kerfuffle: Incubus, the Offspring, Panic! At the Disco, Dirty Heads, Big Data, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Robert DeLong, Coasts - Merriweather Post Pavilion (12:30 PM doors)
• English Beat and Nappy Riddem - State Theatre
• Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Brian Courtney Wilson, and Johnathan McReynalds & JJ Hairston - Howard Theatre
• Fat White Family and Sun Club - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Haken, Next To None, Iris Divine, A Sound of Thunder, Encasing Embrace, Oberris, and Yesterdays Saints - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Empire Farewell Show)
• Joe Bachman & the Tailgaters - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Josh Ritter and Oh Jeremiah - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kuschty Rye Ergot, Soft Sides, and Thieves in the Neighborhood - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Lord Huron and Hamilton Leithauser - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Marc Martel, Save the Arcadian, and the Duskwhales - DC9
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Jupiter Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Of Montreal and Icky Blossoms - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Oh Land - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Rap Round Robin with CatScan! And Kid Vista - Velvet Lounge
• Shenandoah Run - Gypsy Sally's
• Stephin Merritt (of the Magnetic Fields) accompanied by Sam Davol with Amy Bezunartea - 6th & I


Monday, 4 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live: We Are Harlot, Nightsbridge, Violence in Vanity, Yesterday's War - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Action Bronson (the Mr. Wonderful Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Billy Thompson Trio - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Duke Ellington School of the Arts - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Gxnt Valentine, J.R.H.N.B.R., and God Module - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• Jackson's Five Songwriter Night: Jackson (of the Weathervanes), Laura Benitez 9Heartache Sisters), Dan Fisk, Michele Kappel_Stone (Heartache Sisters), Karen Jonas - IOTA Club & Café
• Josh Ritter and Walter Martin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lord Huron and Hamilton Leithauser - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Matthew Mayfield - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Moonraker, BraceFace, and Hand In Hand - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Oppo and Light Arms - Galaxy Hut
• Rata Blanca and Metanium - Howard Theatre
• Tove Styrke and Lany - DC9
Wretched, Dark Sermon, Awaken the Hive, By the Graveyard Tree, Thy Kingdom, Front Royal, and Operation Death - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] CANCELLED
• X Ambassadors, Chief Scout, Secret Someones, and Tribe Society - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out


Tuesday, 5 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Anton Schwartz Quintet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Donkeys and Time Is Fire - DC9
• Dr. Mira Yang & the Asian American Music Society - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Duskwhales, the Lampshades, and Loveload - Velvet Lounge
Emily West - Birchmere Rescheduled to 10/9/15
• IM5, Austin Jones, Bailey McConnell, the Weekend Riot, and the House on Cliff - Jammin' Java (the Grow Wild Tour hosted by Sam Pottorff)
• Jason Ringenberg - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Mac Miller and Domo Genesis (Odd Future) - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Ministry and the Sixxis - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Momentum: Devin White Live with Jasmine Franklin, Nikko Miles, Ant Way, Lolita Leopard, Kush Models, Models Inc., Sir E.U., and more - Howard Theatre
• Of Monsters and Men and Highasakite - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Passion Pit and Coin - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Puff Pieces, Plains, Jack on Fire, and Hemlines - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sufjan Stevens and Moses Sumney - DAR Constitution Hall - sold out
• Tigers Jaw, Lemuria, and Somos - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Typesetter, Sailors Mouth, the Weak Days, and Lines & Lies - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Wretched, Dark Sermon, Yesterday's Saints, Krass Judgement, March to Victory, Suffer No Guilt, Ritualistic, and Azathoth - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 6 May 2015 [link to this day]

• And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, Your Favorite Enemies, and Boyfrindz - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Ben Folds and yMusic - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Bros. Landreth and Ellen Cherry - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Davis Bradley Duo and Charlotte & Charley Smith - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• DC Youth Orchestra Program - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• FKJ (live) and Darius - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jon Mueller, Terence Hannum, Cathing, and DJ Drew Daniel - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge - 6th & I CANCELLED
• La Fin Absolute Du Monde and Sam Hesh - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Master, Solstice, Dismemberment, and Hatestorm Annihilation - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Of Mice & Men, Crown the Empire, and Volumes - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Passion Pit and HOLYCHILD - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Sai & Friends - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Saul Williams and Sons of an Illustrious Father - State Theatre
• Speedy Ortiz, KRILL, and Two Inch Astronaut - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Three Man Soul Machine, Lee Blackwood & Graham, and the Anthony Pirog Telecaster Trio - Gypsy Sally's (Trio of Trios night)
• Three Red Crowns, Schmuck, and Orchester Prazevica - Velvet Lounge
• Tinsley Ellis - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Trace Bundy - Jammin' Java
• Travis Tritt (solo acoustic) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Zella Day - DC9


Thursday, 7 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 6th in the City Chorus Concert - 6th & I
• Adam Carroll, Chris Carroll, and John Patrick Brothers (of Crooks and Crows) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Anders Parker - IOTA Club & Café
• Apostle of Solitude, Foehammer, and Fortress - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Ben Folds and yMusic - Lincoln Theatre
• Big Lazy and Sitali - Bossa
• BRNDA, Notta Comet, Foozle, and Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• BSO: Tchaikovsky's 1st Piano Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Butch Walker, Jonathan Tyler, and the Dove & the Wolf - 9:30 Club
• Claude VonStroke - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Clones for Clones, East Ghost, and Wing Dam - DC9
• Donna the Buffalo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Emily Kopp - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Enchant, Odin's Court, and Service of Shadows - Empire (formerly Jaxx) MOVED TO THE CANAL CLUB (Richmond)
• Great Lake Swimmers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Griffin House - the Hamilton
• Joe Breidenstine - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joe Nichols - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Kendy Gable - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Mac McCaughan (of Superchunk) and Flesh Wounds - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Omer Avital Quintet - AMP
• Priests, Vexx, Christi, and Pure Disgust (record release) - Comet Ping Pong
• School Without Walls Stage Band & Senior High School Concert Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Screening of Heaven Adores You: a documentary about the life & music of Elliott Smith - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Steve Moakler and Neal Carpenter - Jammin' Java
• Stu Larsen, Natsuki Kurai, and Matt Sanders - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Uncle Buck, Necklacing, Eaten, Universal Remonster, and Anal Butt - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Vince Gill - Birchmere


Friday, 8 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Acid Mothers Temple, ST 37, and Rough Francis - Comet Ping Pong
• Acoustic Nomad (Mathis Gray and Patrick Williams) and Emmett Williams - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Almost Queen (Queen tribute) - State Theatre
• Andy Stott, Howse, Normaling, and C10 - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Astronaut Jones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Börn (Iceland) and Maloso - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• Ben Folds and yMusic - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Black Alley and Redline Graffiti - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Boon and Tigers are Bad for Horses - Velvet Lounge
• Busted Taillight, the Messengers, Face4radio, Dirt City, and Magnetar Flares - Axum's Level X Lounge [1934 9th St. NW, WDC]
• Church Night featuring Danny Rathburn, Brittany Carney, Private Tails, UVF Rays - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Deaf Scene, the Water, Holywood Blanks, and Mrs. Sarah - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Delbert McClinton - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 4/24/15)
• Disorderly Conduct, Coleus, Xtinksun, Catalytic, and Soulsik - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Dispellment, Chivalry's Not Dead, Encasing Embrace, and Hex Temple - Vino 9 Market [40602 Charlestown Pike, Paeonian Springs, VA] (Monthly Metal)
• DJ Williams Projekt (of Karl Denson's Tiny Universe), Ron Holloway Band, and the Trongone Band - Gypsy Sally's
• An Evening of Armenian Music: Hasmik Papian and Isabel Bayrakdarian (sopranos); Ida Kavafian and Levon Chilingirian (violinists), Alexander Chausian (cellist), Nark Arutyunan (clarinetist), and more - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Faded Giant, Spit Dirty, and Soylent Green - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Underground)
• Gino Vannelli - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Heavy Friends, Delusionally, Daikondaikon, and Killjoy - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• In Your Memory, Pale Discretion, Finger Pistols, Cryptic Matter, From Nothing, Yours Truly - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Rock Your Bones 2)
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Joywave and Kopps - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good and Ken Wenzel & Cross Kentucky - IOTA Club & Café
• Kenny Wessel - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Lee Foss - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Los Master Plus and G-Flux - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Magic Mike Male Revue tour - Direct from Las Vegas - Baltimore SoundStage
• Melba Moore - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nick Hakim and Ben Talmi - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Pree (record release), Heavy Breathing, and Young Rapids - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Replacements and J Roddy Walston & the Business - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Rose Moraes Trio - Sofitel DC [806 15th St NW, WDC]
• Sheng Wang - AMP
• Teedra Moses (album release show), Bradd Marquis, and John Michael - Howard Theatre
• Thom Kaz & Hypnaughty - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Those Darlins and Adia Victoria - DC9
• A Tribute to Carole King: Tapestry and Best of Goffin-King with Julia Nixon, Laura Baron, Little Margie Clark, Caz Gardiner, Todd Wright, Eric Scott, Cal Everett, Deeme Katson, Rochelle Rice, Brian Simms, Ashleigh Chevalier, Andrea Pais, and Suzanne Brindamour - the Hamilton
• Tuesday's Gone (Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• WNO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Woodshedders - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 9 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Aether Realm, Condemn the Infected, Vitality, and Frostclad - U of Maryland - Stamp Student Union & Nyumburu Cultural Center[College Park, MD] (Shell Fest 2015)
• the Bottom Dollars, the Nuclears, and Kendra J - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Brothers Landreth and Roof Beams - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• the Cadillac Three - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Capital Blend's spring concert - First Congregational United Church of Christ [945 G St NW, WDC]
• Ciara - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Classic Albums 1996: Rachel Levitin performing Fiona Apple, Alex Vans as Beck's Odelay, Ardamus as Ras Kass, Across the Sea (Evry/Scoops/Tufts/Walker) as Weezer's Pinkerton, the Right Handed Lefties as the Cranberries, Jacqueline Pie Francis as Tori Amos, and host Jamel Johnson - IOTA Club & Café
• Cognitive, Grethor, Consumed with Hatred, and GiveThemRope - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Curtis Harding - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Dead Professional, Western Star, D.T. Huber, and Brenton Garis - Gallery 788 [3602 Hickory Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Diane Daly Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Drag the River, Silver Dollar Switchblade, and Ol' Blue Eyes - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dreamscape - Lincoln Theatre
• Easy Star All-Stars, the Skints, and Dub Architect - Gypsy Sally's
• Emily Kinney (from the Walking Dead) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM) - sold out
• Flagland, Washer, Thee Lolitas, and Eternal Summers - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, and Frankie Ballard - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Anything Goes Tour)
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Gary Taylor - Birchmere
• Haitus Kaiyote - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Here Come the Mummies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Irresponsible (I'll Have What I'm Having album release show), the Elegant Plums, and the Project - Jammin' Java
• Jamie Kilstein - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Jamie McLean Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Jill Warren, Mary El, and Ms. Sara - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Joshua Abrams' Natural Information Society, Ancestral Duo, DJ Underdog, and DJ Native Sun - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Kelsey Waldon - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kenny Wessel - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers Band tribute) - the Hamilton
• Magnapop and Bucky's Fatal Mistake - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Melba Moore - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• MH the Verb + Live Band, G2O with Track, Redhead, Basics, B.Raw, and more - Velvet Lounge
• National Chamber Ensemble: Musical Gems of Mexico - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Outer Body Llama - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• R. Kelly, Case, and Demetria McKinney - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Rat Infested, Reticle, Silence the Blind, and Visceral Violation - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Rozwell Kid, Wish List, Spill , and Yeah No - Hostage House [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Selfish Sunday, Aerial View, Bust Off, and Dissonance - Joe's Record Paradise [8216 Georga Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• Shirley MacLaine - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Strung Out, Red City Radio, and La Armada - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sunliner - AMP
• the Whispers, Sinbad, and Cece Penniston - DAR Constitution Hall
• Yelawolf - the Love Story Tour: Chapter 1 with Hillbilly Casino - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 10 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Au Revoir, Atsuko Chiba, Naked, and Absent - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Bobby Muncy's Big Bastard Big Band, Karega Bailey, and Bobby Jasinski - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (DC Jazz Loft)
• the Bros. Landreth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Caleb Johnson (winner of American Idol) and Kalen Lister 9of Kalen & the Sky Thieves) - Jammin' Java
• Cope Ascetic, Groam & Joan Son of Groam, Mobius Strip, and We Made Better Kids - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Crosby, Stills, & Nash - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Eternal Summers, Princess Reason, Turbo Fruits, and Amanda Glasser - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Feedel Band - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Harlem Nights / U Street Lights - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Hayden - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Rachmaninoff and Friends - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Kristin lee and Michael Mizrahi: violin and piano - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• the Maine, Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and the Technicolors - 9:30 Club
• Malcolm Stokes - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Marky Ramone's Punk Rock Blitzkrieg featuring Andrew W.K. and Loud Boyz - Baltimore SoundStage
Migos and Og Maco - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Yung Rich Nation Tour) POSTPONED TO JULY
• Natural Child and Dead Professional - DC9
• Otis Taylor - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Prince and 3rdeyegirl - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Rally 4 Peace Concert)
• Screening of Heaven Adores You: a documentary about the life & music of Elliott Smith - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sloganeers, Rote, Creature People, Justin Z - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (12 PM Matinee Show)
• Strictly Bizness - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Surfer Blood - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tommy Davidson - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Tony Risotto - Galaxy Hut
• A Tribute to the music of Earth Wind & Fire and the Emotions - Howard Theatre (1:30 PM Show)
• V Bozeman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Zappa Plays Zappa - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Monday, 11 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Anthony Pirog Trio, Boat Burning, and Halo Valley - DC9
• the Baseball Project and Steve Wynn - Jammin' Java
• Christie Dashiell - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kiesza: the Sound of a Woman Tour with special guest Betty Who - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Kim Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Laibach and Technophobia - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Loop 2.4.3, Lost Civilizations experimental music project, and Robot Flip with Forrest Marquisee - IOTA Club & Café
• Matt & Kim and Waters - 9:30 Club - sold out
Migos, OG Maco, and Rich the Kid - Baltimore SoundStage POSTPONED TO JULY
• Nikki & the Weeps - Galaxy Hut
• Palma Violets and Public Access T.V. - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Screening of Heaven Adores You: a documentary about the life & music of Elliott Smith - Howard Theatre
• Timeghost, Ora Iso, Olivia Neutron-John, and Hand of Food - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]


Tuesday, 12 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Anti-Social Collective, Notaries Public, and Laurel Rose - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Backstabbers Inc., Vile Creature, Passage Between, and Swamphog - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Black Alley - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Blues Traveler - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Buggaboo - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• ChaCha Connor, Holy Shadow, Art Sorority for Girls, Foster Carrots, and Inti & the Confused - American University - Kay Spiritual Life Center Chapel [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
• Dr. John Cooper Clarke - the Hamilton
Iggy Azalea and Nick Jonas - Verizon Center POSTPONED TO 10/5/15
• Joe Lovano - Dave Douglas Quintet: "Soundprints" with Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh, & Joey Baron - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joywave - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Kaiser Chiefs and Priory - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lightning Bolt, Buck Gooter, and Group Vision - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lost Lander - DC9
• Matt & Kim and Waters - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Mystic Braves and the Blank Tapes - Black Cat (Backstage)
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Schroeder, Oh the Humanity, Wasted Year, Your Anthem, and Some Kinda Stoked - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Steel Panther, Like a Storm, and Omnislash - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tennis and Kuroma - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Troy Everett, Grace Fuisz, and Run - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 13 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 3 Women on the Verge: A Night of Traditional, Alt and Original Country feat. Linda McRae, Mary Battiata, and Karen Collins - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Alex Young (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Aretha Franklin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Big Daddy Kane, Whodini, Tracy Lee, and host Joe Clair of WPGC - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Billy & the Kids, Bill Kreutzmann, Aron Magner, Reed Mathis, and Tom Hamilton - 9:30 Club (to benefit the Rex Foundation) - sold out
• the Dear Hunter - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the El Mansouris and Kokayi - AMP (Washington City Paper Summer Music Showcase)
• Elijah Cole - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Hammered Satin, Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children, and the Phantom Killers - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Hop Along and Field Mouse - Black Cat (Backstage)
Iggy Azalea, Nick Jonas, Tinashe, and DJ Wizz Kid - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) CANCELLED
• Joe Chiocca Band - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• Joe Lovano - Dave Douglas Quintet: "Soundprints" with Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh, & Joey Baron - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lightning Bolt - Floristree [405 West Franklin St, Baltimore, MD]
• Lo-Fang - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Matthew Ryan & the Northern Wires and the Cowards Choir - DC9
• Noah Guthrie and Zeke Duhon - Jammin' Java
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Orgone and Sophistafunk - Gypsy Sally's
• the Quebe Sisters Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rare Essence, Jeremy Ellis (live), and Starship Connection (live) with an opening DJ set by Rusy B - Howard Theatre
• Ray Wylie Hubbard - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Skream - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Soft Peaks, Mike Moran, and Nik Oldershaw - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Thursday, 14 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Watson and Midland - 9:30 Club
• Amanda Murphy & the Lost Indians - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Amaranthe, I Prevail, and Santa Cruz - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Beach Fossils, Den-Mate, and Big Hush - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Beneath Oblivion, Lord, Zekiah, and Throwdown Syndicate - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Boris Grebenshikov - Aquarium "Abordazh" - State Theatre
• Broncho and Strange Faces - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Chain & the Gang, Expert Alterations, Lent, and DJ Yoga Pants - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cold Waste, Lola, and Kamp Krusty - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Corpuscide, D-Railed, Msery Chord, Aurelian, and Gorebore - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• David Jacobs-Strain - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia with Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann's Billy & the Kids, Bob Weir, Bruce Hornsby, Buddy Miller, David Grisman, Eric Church, Greensky Bluegrass, Jimmy Cliff, Jorma Kaukonen, Los Lobos, moe., O.A.R., Railroad Earth, The Disco Biscuits, Trampled by Turtles, Widespread Panic, Yonder Mountain String Band, Communion featuring Phil Lesh, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Ross James, Alex Koford, Jason Crosby - Merriweather Post Pavilion - sold out
• Devil & the Deep Blue Sea, Cody McGuire, and Letitia VanSant - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• the Duhks - AMP
• East India Youth and Rioux - DC9
• Edwin McCain - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Golem - 6th & I (the Washington Jewish Music Festival)
• the Harry Bells - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• the Idol Kings( tribute to Journey, John Mellencamp, & Tom Petty) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Interwaving Strecht, Lina Allemano's Titanium Riot, and John Dierker - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Jail Solidarity, Vile Creature, People's Drug, and Homosuperior - Hot Tub House [4320 8th St NW, WDC]
• Jeff Krulik (of Heavy Metal Parking Lot): the Thirty Year Overnight Sensation - Takoma Park Community Center [7500 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• John Eddie Band and Billy Coulter - Jammin' Java
• John Pizzarelli - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Live Band Punk Rock Karaoke featuring Greg Heston (Bad Religion/Circle Jerks), Stan Lee (the Dickies), Edward Tater (D.I.), and Derek O'Brrien (Social Distortion/Agent Orange) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Mars Rodeo, Falcon Heavy, and Cue the Deer - Velvet Lounge
• Nightwish, Sabaton, and Delain - Fillmore Silver Spring
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Peelander-Z, Plurals, Party Poison, and Cowabunga Pizza Time - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Penguin Prison (live) - U St Music Hall (8 PM show)
• Rival Sons, Black Stone Cherry, and Robert Jon & the Wreck - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sitcom, Sedna's Not Alone, Shampoo, Go Cozy, and Den-Mate - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• the Thrillbillys and the Highballers - Gypsy Sally's
• Tierra Santa - Howard Theatre
• Tim Barry, Two Cow Garage, and Tiny Timbers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Todd Rundgren - Birchmere
• Toxic Moxie, Andrew Grossman, and the Vico Cycle - Maybelle's / Groove Rock Estates [1123 Buchanan St NW, WDC]
• Young Summer - W Washington Hotel [515 15th St NW @ F St, WDC] (POV Live)