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Friday, 20 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 21 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 22 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 23 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 24 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 25 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 26 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 27 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 28 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 29 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 30 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 31 January 2017 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 1 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 2 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 3 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 4 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 5 February 2017 [link to this day]

• John Early & Kate Berlant - Howard Theatre


Monday, 6 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 7 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 8 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 9 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 10 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 11 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 12 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 13 February 2017 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 14 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Bebel Gilberto - State Theatre
• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Common Kings, Mayday!, and Makua Rothman - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gardens For The Lush: An Anarcho-Sufi Celebration of Love - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• I Prevail, Wage War, Islander, and Assuming We Survive - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jazmine Sullivan - Fillmore Silver Spring
• JD Souther and Ida Jenshus - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Katt Williams - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Kenny Lattimore - the Hamilton
• Laura Mvula - 6th & I
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Maysa - Howard Theatre
• New Orchestra of Washington - AMP
• Noah Guthrie - Jammin' Java
• NSO Pops: Patti LaBelle - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Rick Astley - 9:30 Club
• Starset, Gemini Syndrome, Orenda Scars, and Violence in Vanity - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tinder Live! With Lane Moore - Lincoln Theatre
• the World Famous Pontani Sisters' Burlesque-a-Pades in Loveland - Birchmere


Wednesday, 15 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Baylor Project (CD release) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bears Doing Murders, Adjective Animal, Shady Lady, and Solitary Set - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bebel Gilberto - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dagger Moon, the Wayward, Bidet, and Extended Release - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Geoff Tate: the whole story "Ryche" acoustic tour 2017 - with Brave - Jammin' Java
• Hambone Relay ft. Mark Brown (the Bridge) and the Sidleys - Gypsy Sally's
• ILYAIMY - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mayhem, Inquisition, and Black Anvil - Howard Theatre
• the Radio Dept and Germans - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Teamster, Sundrainer, and Consumed With Hatred - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]


Thursday, 16 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Big Mean Sound Machine and West End Blend - Gypsy Sally's
• Bob Baldwin & Nils - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Casting Crowns, Danny Gokey, and Unspoken - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn - Jammin' Java
• Hub City Stompers and In Da Mean Time - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (BlueBeat DC February)
• James Sibley & Dan Whitehurst - AMP
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kodie Shane - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Max Graham - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ms Lauryn Hill - Warner Theatre
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cornelius Meister, conductor) with Hilary Hahn (violin) - Dvorak's The Noonday Witch, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Janacek's the Cunning Little Vixen suite, Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel's Iustige Streiche - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Olga Vocal Ensemble - Strathmore (Mansion)
• PWR BTTM, Mal Blum, Naked Giants, and Alain Ginsberg - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Soft Fangs, the Colorines, and Keeper - Comet Ping Pong
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Tin Man - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vusi Mahlasela - the Hamilton
• Whiskey Myers - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by SiriusXM Outlaw Country & Ones To Watch)


Friday, 17 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Al Jarreau Duo - Howard Theatre
• Albert Lee and Bobby Thompson & Revelator Hill - Jammin' Java
• Alcest, the Body, and Creepers (members of Deafheaven) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Antibalas - the Hamilton
• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• Ashleigh Chevalier - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Band Band (the Band tribute) and Better Off Dead - Gypsy Sally's
• Big Gigantic, Keys N Krates, and Brasstracks - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Dvorak's Cello Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Darkest Hour, Ringworm, and Rotten Sound - Black Cat (Mainstage)
Flow Tribe - the Hamilton POSTPONED TO 2/24/17
• Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2017: the Pietasters, Pasadena, Bumpin Uglies, Stacked Like Pancakes, Never Ending Fall, the Vibesmen, Joint Operation, Breakfast, The Little Heavies - Baltimore SoundStage
• Josh Garrels & John Mark McMillan - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Revelators Tour)
• Loud Boyz, Bust Off, Jarvis, and XK Scenario - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Mark Farina and Sam "The Man" Burns - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mickey Avalon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, Dwele, the Foreign Exchange - DAR Constitution Hall (Nu Soul Revival Tour)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cornelius Meister, conductor) with Hilary Hahn (violin) - Dvorak's The Noonday Witch, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Janacek's the Cunning Little Vixen suite, Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel's Iustige Streiche - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Nighthawks and Reverend Billy C. Wirtz - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Old Dominion - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Regina Carter: Simply Ella - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• Seán Barna and Paperhaus - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Tempercrush (EP Release) - IOTA Club & Café
• Terror Pigeon, Rareluth, TonyKill, and BRNDA - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]


Saturday, 18 February 2017 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Amir Vahab & Ensemble: a night of Sufi Love Songs - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• Barclay Crenshaw - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Box of Rain (essential '68-'74 Grateful Dead tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Buika - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/11/16)
• Christopher Tignor, Rogue Collective, and SixSix - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Deceased, Silence the Blind, the New Reign, Pain!, Rat Infested, and Hejira - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Dru Hill, the Grilled Lincolns, and Moonliscious - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (20th Anniversary Full Band Show)
• Dying Fetus, Visceral Disgorge, Abnormality, Strong Intention, and Alukah - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Earth, Wind & Fire - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Edhochuli, Hollywood Blanks, and Queen Wolf - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2017: Onyx with Fredero Starr & Sticky Fingaz - Baltimore SoundStage
• Hard Swimmin' Fish - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Hey Nineteen (Steely Dan tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jazz is Phish - Gypsy Sally's
• the Last Bison - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Lee Fields & the Expressions - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Leo Kottke & Keller Williams - Lincoln Theatre
• Locash - the Fighters - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Ones to Watch)
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin: A Young Genius - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cornelius Meister, conductor) with Hilary Hahn (violin) - Dvorak's The Noonday Witch, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Janacek's the Cunning Little Vixen suite, Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel's Iustige Streiche - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• New Orlenas Suspects and Bonerama - the Hamilton
• Nobunny, Des Demonas, the Combs, and Pink Film - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Follow That Fiddle - Kennedy Center (Theater Lab - 11 AM & 1 PM)
• Rose, Modern Nomad, Shirt/Pants, Shady Lady, and Selfish Sunday - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Silence the Blind, Bound by the Grave, and Psychotic Defilement - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Sinkane and No BS Brass Band - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Steve Forbert - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)


Sunday, 19 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• BSO: Dvorak's Cello Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Delarcos and Spidercake - Galaxy Hut
• Dying Fetus, Bound by the Grave, Hate Diplomacy, and Krass Judgement - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Grand Ole' Ditch and Dead Men's Hollow - Gypsy Sally's
• Lemuria (performing their debut LP Get Better in its entirety), Cayetana, and Mikey Erg - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Living the Dream. . . Singing the Dream - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Washington Performing Arts)
• Luke Stewart, Tristan Welch & Ron Oshima, and Literals - Bossa
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Max & Igor Cavalera (Return to Roots), Immolation, Full of Hell, Withered, Immortal Bird, and Cemetery Piss - Baltimore SoundStage
• Relay For Life of Beltway presents: Relay-Palooza - Jammin' Java
• School of Rock - Fillmore Silver Spring (12 PM Show)
• Soul Series featuring Keke Wyatt, Black Alley, the Fix, & Patrice Live - Howard Theatre
Tash Sultana and John Cashman - DC9 - sold out MOVED TO ROCK &: ROLL HOTEL
• Tash Sultana and John Cashman - Rock & Roll Hotel (Moved from DC9)
• We the Kings - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Withered, Immortal Bird, and Cemetery Piss - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] COMBINED WITH SHOW AT BALTIMORE SOUNDSTAGE
• XXYYXX - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)


Monday, 20 February 2017 [link to this day]

• 2017 Capital Orchestra Festival - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM)
• Aizuri Quartet - Kennedy Center (Theater Lab - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Devildriver, Death Angel, Winds of Plague, the Agonist, Azreal, and Emerge a Tyrant - Baltimore SoundStage (Bound By the Road Tour)
• G-Nome Project: Israeli Livetronica Electro-Funk Band with Definition Of One and Surprise Attack - Jammin' Java
• Hayes Grier & the Boys - Lincoln Theatre
• Kendra Foster - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• KT Tunstall - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Maceo Parker - Birchmere


Tuesday, 21 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears - 9:30 Club
• Carnifex, Fallujah, Rings of Saturn, Lorna Shore, She Must Burn, and Silent on Fifth Street - Baltimore SoundStage
• Death by Unga Bunga - DC9
• John Doe (from X) - Jammin' Java
• Khruangbin and the Shacks - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Less Than Jake, Pepper, the Bunny Gang, and the Attack - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Todd Bauchspies - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 22 February 2017 [link to this day]

• 0 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Andre Jackson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Clay Cook (from Zac Brown Band) - Jammin' Java CANCELLED
• Daya - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Don't Ever Give Up (DEGU), Invincible Summer, Portfolio Day, and Gamble Cosmos - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Gang of Thieves and Box Era - Gypsy Sally's
• Golden Gate Wingmen (John Kadlecik, Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane, Reed Mathis) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Hamilton Leithauser and Lucy Dacus - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Joey Antico - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Music and Instruments of Victor Gama - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - Mason Bates's KC Jukebox)
• NSO Pops: Snarky Puppy - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Richie Ray - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• River Whyless and Mail the Horse - DC9
• Scarboro - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Screening of Kenwood's Journey - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery)
• Stephen Kellogg and Don Miggs - the Hamilton


Thursday, 23 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Bardus, Grizzlor, and Auxiliary Mammals - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• brushes - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• BSO Pulse: Lake Street Dive - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cherub + the Floozies and Freddy Todd - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cosmo's Midnight - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Dirty Dozen Brass Band and the Get Right Band - the Hamilton
• Dita Von Teese's "The Art of the Teese" Burlesque Revue - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Eisley, Civilian, and Backwards Dancer - Jammin' Java (I'm Only Dreaming Tour)
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Howard Theatre
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Leesah Stiles - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lisa Hannigan - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Noname and Ravyn Lenae - U St Music Hall (Two shows - 6 PM & 10 PM) - sold out
• Pissed Jeans and Hand Grenade Job (record release) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Savoy Motel - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sun-Dried Vibes and I&I Riddim - Gypsy Sally's
• Tedeschi Trucks Band and Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett (of Little Feat) - Warner Theatre
• Vallis Alps and Matt Maeson - DC9
• Yarn and Forlorn Strangers - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Friday, 24 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Altan - AMP
• Cameo - Howard Theatre
• Eisely, Civilian, and Backwards Dancer - Baltimore SoundStage
• Flow Tribe and Dead 27s - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 2/17/17)
• the Griswolds, Dreamers, and Wylder - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Idol Kings: a tribute to Tom Petty, Journey, & John Mellencamp - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Ilsa, Outer Heaven, Bestial Evil, Triac, Brainpan - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jason+: Jason Moran and Theaster Gates: Looks of a Lot - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: All Rise - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Julius Jetson - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lolo - DC9
• Marah (reunion show) - Jammin' Java
• Michael Ian Black - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Naked Magicians - Lincoln Theatre
• NSO Pops: Leidisi - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• On the Bus, Eat Yer Meat (Pink Floyd tribute), and Hayley jane & the Primates - Gypsy Sally's
• the Ron Holloway Band - the Hamilton (11:30 PM Tedeschi Trucks Band Afterparty)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Shovels & Rope and John Moreland - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• SWALTB and the Nuclears - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Tedeschi Trucks Band (performing two sets) - Warner Theatre
• Todd Snider (solo) - Birchmere
• Tove Lo and Phoebe Ryan - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Whitechapel, Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore, and Allegaeon - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Metal Blade Records 35th Anniversary Tour)


Saturday, 25 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Anacostia Delta: Home of the Great "Unknown" Guitarists - AMP
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bone Thugs-n-Harmony - Fillmore Silver Spring
• BSO: Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dead Man Winter and John Mark Nelson - the Hamilton
• Dublin 5 - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Friends Fest 9 - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jesse Ahern, Chris Ayer, and Adam Barnes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lordi, Dogs & Day Drinkers, and Machines of Living Death - Baltimore SoundStage
• Marah - Jammin' Java (Hope for Henry Rocks Benefit Concert)
• Masters of Hawaiian Music - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mid-Atlantic Harmony Sweepstakes: hosted by West Side 5 - Birchmere
• NSO Pops: Leidisi - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Red Light Distraction and Cat Jack - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Ron Holloway Band - the Hamilton (11:30 PM Tedeschi Trucks Band Afterparty)
• Seeker, Grindmother, Cognitive, and Wvrm - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tedeschi Trucks Band (performing two sets) - Warner Theatre - sold out
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Sunday, 26 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Big D & the Kids Table and May Weather - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• David Duchovny - Birchmere
• Don Ross - Jammin' Java (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Gibson Brothers - AMP
• Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: All Rise - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Leopold & His Fiction - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Muert, Belial, Worthless, Necroscythe, and T.O.M.B. - H Restaurant & Night Club [11300 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (the Black Flames of Chaos)
• Muna and Lo Moon - DC9
• the Paradox feat. Excision with Cookie Monsta, Barley Alive, and Dion Timmer - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Polyphia, Jason Richardson, and Covet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ramin Karimloo - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ron Ward Jr. and Kirby Lane - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Southern Avenue: Stax Records Album Release Tour - Jammin' Java
• Tribal Seeds, Raging Fyah, and Nattall Rize - 9:30 Club


Monday, 27 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Airpark (formerly The Apache Relay) - Jammin' Java
• Ariana Grande - Verizon Center (Dangerous Woman Tour)
• David Duchovny - Baltimore SoundStage
• Duane Eubanks Quintet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Frontier Ruckus - DC9
• Heliotropes and David Ringwood - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Japandroids and Craig Finn & the Uptown Controllers - 9:30 Club - sold out
Ladyhawke and Me Not You - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Nikki Lane, Brent Cobb, and Jonathan Tyler - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• St. Petersburg Philharmonic (Yuri Temirkanov, conductor) with Nikolai Luganosky (piano) - Rachmaninoff's Piano Concert No. 2 and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Washington Performing Arts)
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers & Bob Franceschini - Birchmere


Tuesday, 28 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Adrian Belew Power Trio and Saul Zonana - Jammin' Java
• Dorothy and the Georgia Flood - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Earl Carter & Phillip "Doc" Martin - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Japandroids and Craig Finn & the Uptown Controllers - 9:30 Club
• Marcia Ball and the Beat Hotel - the Hamilton
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 1 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Brian Dolzani - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the English Beat - 9:30 Club
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience featuring Ramin Djawadi - Verizon Center
• Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone: Duets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kevin Garrett: the False Hope Tour - with Arizona - 6th & I
• Leroy Sanchez: Man of the Year Tour - Jammin' Java
• Moving Units presents: the Songs of Joy Division - with Viktor Fiction and Soviet - DC9
• Power Trip, Iron Reagan, Concealed Blade, and Genocide Pact - Baltimore SoundStage
• Robert Ellis Duo and Courtney Hartman - Gypsy Sally's
• Save Ferris, Baby Baby, and the Fuss - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers (drums) and Bob Franceschini (sax) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Thursday, 2 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Allison Crutchfield & the Fizz and Vagabon - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• BSO: Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Celtic Crossings featuring Phil Coulter & Andy Cooney with Geraldine Branagan & the Irish Pops Ensemble - the Hamilton
• Charlie Wilson's In It To Win It Tour with Fantasia, Johnny Gill, and Solero - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Dar Williams - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Ganja White Night - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone: Duets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jesca Hoop (Memories Are Now album release tour) - Jammin' Java
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Knocks, Bipolar Sunshine, and Gilligan Moss - 9:30 Club
• Livingston Taylor and Rebecca Loebe - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mako - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Philly Plowden & Dusty Slay - AMP
• Ro James and Candice Boyd - Howard Theatre
• Steven Siekkinen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
The World Has No Eyedea film screening with Seez Mics (live) - DC9
• the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, and Ranger Doug Green - Birchmere
• Wild Child - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 3 March 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aaron West & the Roaring Twenties (AW of the Wonder Years), Empty Houses, and Dryjacket - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Alle Farben - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Escher String Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Hayley Fahey - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Ja Rule and Tray Chaney - Howard Theatre
• Juicy J - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Merry Jane - the Rubba Band Business Tour)
• Los Lobos and Matt Anderson - the Hamilton
• MC Lars, Mega Ran, Big O, Professor Shyguy, and Wreck the System - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• No Sleep Podcast - Jammin' Java
• Panic! at the Disco - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] - sold out
• Patton Oswalt - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Randy Rogers Band & Josh Abbott Band - 9:30 Club
• Ro James - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sango and Monte Booker - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Ted Vigil (a John Denver tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• WAP: Cameron Carpenter (organ) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• You Blew It!, All Get Out, and Free Throw - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 4 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Amy Schumer - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Rescheduled from 11/12/16)
• the Band Battle - Finals - Jammin' Java
• Ben Sollee - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Colony House and Deep Sea Diver - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Concert for Hope 11 featuring the Bridge & Bootleg - Baltimore SoundStage
• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dobet Gnahoré - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Exinfernum, Xeukatre, Athame, Jera - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Joe Bonamassa - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kronos Quartet - 6th & I
• Los Lobos - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Mack, Myers, Moore featuring Zach Myers from Shinedown - Jammin' Java (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Maria Schneider Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• Mink's Miracle Medicine and Cinema Hearts - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Rotting Obscene, Bound By the Grave, Psychotic Defilement, Universal Remonster, Condemn the Infected, and Bestial Evil - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
Sounds of the City Fest: Den-Mate, Nag Champa, Fellow Creatures, Stronger Sex - Black Cat (Mainstage - presented by DC Music Download)
• Tab Benoit and Alanna Royale - the Hamilton
• Viceroy - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Worship Tour: We Are Here with Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene, Jonathan McReynolds - Warner Theatre


Sunday, 5 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Booker T. Jones - the Hamilton
• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Dig and Communist Daughter - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Flaming Lips and Clipping. - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge - Jammin' Java
• Mack Myers Moore (featuring Zach Myers of Shinedown), Skies in Chaos (unplugged), Will Sims, and Sam Brewer (of Gotham Theory) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Potty Mouth and Partybaby - DC9
• Rachelle Ferrell - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM)
• Ronnie Laws - Howard Theatre (Postponed from 12/2/16)
• Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars - AMP
• Thundercat - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• WATCH Awards (Washington Area Theatre Community Honors) - Birchmere
• Yanni (in conversation) - Warner Theatre
• ZZ Top - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (the Tonnage Tour)


Monday, 6 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Alex Dezen (of the Damnwells) - II album release show with Mike Dunn - Jammin' Java
• Donny McCaslin Group - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Downtown Boys, Sneaks, Snail Mail, Joe Biden, and DJ Brandon Carlo - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Drumline Live - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Flaming Lips and Clipping. - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Pilgrim, Heavy Temple, Foehammer, and Corpse Light - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tell Me Something I Don't Know Podcast - Live - 6th & I


Tuesday, 7 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Agnes Obel - 9:30 Club
• AJR - Jammin' Java - sold out
• All Them Witches - DC9
• the Australian Bee Gees (Bee Gees tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Mike Doughty and Wheatus - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Slingshot Dakota, Ratboys, and Two Inch Astronaut - Comet Ping Pong
• Slothrust and And the Kids - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tell Me Something I Don't Know Podcast - Live - 6th & I
• Tommy Emmanuel and Joe Robinson - Birchmere (It's Never Too Late Tour)
• Veronneau - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• We Banjo 3 and Enter the Haggis - the Hamilton
• WPA: Sir Andras Schiff (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 8 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Beautiful Secret Life: An Evenint of Live Music and Theatre Celebrating 'Ordinary' People - Jammin' Java
• Dawes - Lincoln Theatre
• Electric Guest and Chaos Chaos - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Ethan Foote - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Fly Birds - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Holy Fingers, Mantis Toboggan, Unholy Sights, and Wild Pink - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Itty Bitty Bit Gen with Bit Brigade, Cowabunga Pizza Time, Steel Samurai, Garbage Master, and Master Sword - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jeff "Tain" Watts Trio (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Overkill, Nile, Amorphis, and Swallow the Sun - Howard Theatre
• Passenger and the Paper Kites - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Slaves (UK) - DC9
• Throwing Plates, Basic Printer, and Del Florida - Velvet Lounge
• Tim Darcy and Molly Burch - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tommy Emmanuel and Joe Robinson - Birchmere (It's Never Too Late Tour)


Thursday, 9 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Adam Savage & Michael Stevens - Warner Theatre (the Brain Candy Live Tour)
• Amaranthe, Failure Anthem, Citizen Zero, Cypher 16, and Smash Into Pieces - Baltimore SoundStage (Maximalism USA &: Canada Tour 2017)
• Appetite for Destruction (Guns 'n' Roses tribute) - State Theatre
• Be Steadwell - AMP
• Beautiful Secret Life: An Evenint of Live Music and Theatre Celebrating 'Ordinary' People - Jammin' Java
• the Electric Peacock Dance Band feat Michael Scoglio (formerly of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Enter the Haggis and Burning Bridget Cleary - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Il Volo - Notte Magica - A Tribute to The Three Tenors - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Los Campesinos! and Crying - 9:30 Club
• Maryann & Anthony - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Project Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Rozamov, Hush, and Serpents of Secrecy - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Valerie June - 6th & I


Friday, 10 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ali Wong - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Anvil, Night Demon, Graveshadow, PAIN!, and Dead Atlantic - Jammin' Java
• Ari Hest and Chrissi Poland - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Australia's Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bad Influence Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Bumper Jacksons - AMP
• the Chairman Dances and Harrison Lemke - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Delicate Steve - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Elena and Samora Pinderhughes - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jim Jeffries - DAR Constitution Hall (the Unusual Punishment Tour)
• Mae - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Mercury Girls, Heat, Navy Gangs, and the Poise - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Paul Thorn and Andrew Duhon - the Hamilton
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club
• Rosanne Cash - Birchmere
• Scott Thorn - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - State Theatre
• Thomas Rhett - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (2017 Home Team Tour)
• Vanessa Williams - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• XMC (Ex-Motorcycle Couriers), Sea Lilies, Subtastics, and the Sniffs - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 11 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ali Wong - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Australia's Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bad Suns and From Indian Lakes - Ottobar (Baltimore) - sold out
• A BandHouse Gigs Tribute to Elvis Costello - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Beethoven's Emperor - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Christie Dashiell - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Day of the Beast (album release show), Deceased, Gloom, Inhumation, and Extermination Angel - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hotel Garuda, Wingtip, and Aire Atlantica - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Howie Day - the Hamilton
• the Kennedys - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Laurie Anderson - Birchmere
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Paul Thorn - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Hammer & Nail 20th Anniversary Tour)
• Priests (record release) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club
• Rorie - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Rosanne Cash - Birchmere CANCELLED
• the Screws, Unabombers, Red Arkade, Rat Infested, Payback, and LNT (Like No Tomorrow) - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Southern Soul Assembly (featuring JJ Grey, Luther Dickinson, Anders Osborne, & Marc Broussard) - Howard Theatre
• Strand of Oaks and Twin Limb - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Unity (311 tribute) and Ahab & Sir Alden - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Yellow Tie Guy, Since Antarctica, Stone Driver, and Bruce Parker (of Crooked Crow) - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene Matinee - noon)


Sunday, 12 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Deafheaven, This Will Destroy You, and Emma Ruth Rundle - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mousey Thompson's James Brown Experience - Howard Theatre
• Sam Patch - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Sting - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (the 57th & 9th Tour)
• Sunn O))) and Big|Brave - 9:30 Club


Monday, 13 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Green Day and Against Me! - Verizon Center
• Moose Blood, Trophy Eyes, Boston Manor, and A Will Away - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Ten Tenors - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 14 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Agent Orange, Guttermouth, the Queers, and Atom Age - Baltimore SoundStage
• Antigone Rising - Jammin' Java
• Carlos Nunez - AMP
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Birchmere
• Regina Spektor - DAR Constitution Hall
• Ronnette Harrison - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 15 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Born of Osiris, Volumes, Oceans Ate Alaska, Within the Ruins, and Fire From the Gods - Baltimore SoundStage (the New Reign Tour)
• Devendra Banhart and the Grogs - 6th & I
• Flatfoot 56, Dead End Lane, and Last Call Hooligans - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Hippie Sabotage - 9:30 Club (Chasing the Wild Tour)
• Kodo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Nicholas Payton: CD release party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Secondhand Serenad (Awake: the Ten Year Anniversary Tour), Hawthorne Heights (acoustic), and Ronnie Winter (of the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Senses Fail, Counterparts, Movements, and Like Pacific - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Thursday, 16 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Angel Maker, Falsifier, Extortionist, Filth, and Silent on Fifth Street - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Brad Mehldau: Three Pieces After Bach - 6th & I
• BSO: Celtic Celebration - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eviyan - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Honeytomb, Solitary Set, Young Drunks, and Cobra - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jens Lekman - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Katatonia, Caspian, and Uncured - 9:30 Club
• Leslie West of Mountain - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Lite and Mouse on the Keys - Baltimore SoundStage
• Nicholas Payton: CD release party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Oathbreaker, King Woman, and Jaye Jayle - DC9
• Patrick Garrity & Corey Marshall - AMP
• Redleg Husky - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Underdog Champs (Skeletons in Daylight EP release), 3PM, and Better Homes - Jammin' Java
• Vanessa Carlton and Tristen - Birchmere
• Vic Ruggiero (of the Slackers) and the Transmitters - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (BlueBeat DC March)
• Young Dubliners - the Hamilton


Friday, 17 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Bell Biv Devoe and DJ Money - Verizon Center (Wizards Friday Night Concert Series)
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Chris Knight & Will Hoge - Birchmere
• Dungen - DC9
• Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Galactic, the Hip Abduction, and Con Brio - 9:30 Club
• Notches, Chill Parents, Narrow/Arrow, and (Stop Worrying &) Love the Bomb - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rivers & Rhodes and Aaron Tinjum & the Tangents - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Somi - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 18 March 2017 [link to this day]

• the Center Stage Comedy Tour: Sommore, Arnez J, John Witherspoon - DAR Constitution Hall
• David Rose - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Galactic and the Hip Abduction - 9:30 Club
• A Great Big World: An Evening with Ian & Chad with Allie Moss - the Hamilton
• Jose James: "Love in a Time of Madness" featuring Nate Smith - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Loston Harris - AMP
• the Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 1: Songs 1-25) - Lincoln Theatre
• Maluma - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Mike Love - Jammin' Java (The Beginning of Days 2017 Tour)
• National Philharmonic: Brahms' Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Rob Schneider - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Tom Rush and Matt Nakoa - Birchmere
• Will Hoge - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)


Sunday, 19 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Andy Suzuki - Jammin' Java
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 2 PM)
• Local Natives - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 2: Songs 26-50) - Lincoln Theatre
• Marc Cohn: 25th Anniversary Show - Birchmere
• Nails, Toxic Holocaust, and Gatecreeper - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rhonda Vincent & the Rage - the Hamilton
• Ronnie Milsap - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Tennis and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - 9:30 Club


Monday, 20 March 2017 [link to this day]

• After the Burial, Emmure, Fit for a King, Fit for an Autopsy, Invent, and Artifacts - Baltimore SoundStage
• At the Drive-In - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Chris Botti - Birchmere


Tuesday, 21 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Chris Botti - Birchmere
• Grouplove - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• In the Vane of . . . The Grateful Dead: Annapolis artists playing tributes & Grateful Dead-inspired originals - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Modern Baseball, Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band, Sorority Noise, and the Obsessives - 9:30 Club
• Mykki Blanco and Cakes Da Killa - Ottobar (Baltimore) (The Stunt Queen Tour)
• Nouvelle Vague and Liset Alea - Howard Theatre


Wednesday, 22 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Alex Lahey - DC9
• Andrew Scotchie - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Eldar Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ethan Foote - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Foxygen - 9:30 Club
• Kasey Chambers - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• New Found Glory - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Thursday, 23 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Downlink & Arius with Ruckle and Riza - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• FuzzQueen, the Howl, and More AM Than FM - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Kasey Chambers - Birchmere
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Laith Al-Saadi - the Hamilton
• Lulu Wiles - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mounsieur Perine and Gaiteros de SanGuashington - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 3/25/17)
• the Revivalists - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Thomas Anders & Modern Talking Band in concert - DAR Constitution Hall
• Yacht Rock Revue - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Zombies: Odessey & Oracle 50th Anniversary - 9:30 Club


Friday, 24 March 2017 [link to this day]

Baltimore Music Festival: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat, K-Ci & JoJo, and Avant - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• the Blind Boys of Alabama - Howard Theatre
• the Clarks - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Enter Shikari (A Take to the Skies 10-year celebration) and Being As an Ocean - Baltimore SoundStage
• Erica Campbell of Mary Mary and DJ Enya - Verizon Center (Wizards Friday Night Concert Series - Faith & Family Night)
• Franco De Vita - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• the Japanese House - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Minus the Bear - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Nick Andrew Staver and David Massey - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company - singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover - Kennedy Center
• One Woman Sex & the City - AMP
• Rahsaan Patterson and Nao Yoshioka - Birchmere
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Sofi Tukker - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• SOHN - 9:30 Club
• tenThing - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Saturday, 25 March 2017 [link to this day]

• the 2017 Aca-Challenge hosted by the Alexandria Harmonizers - BLACKOUT, Backtrack, Polaeris, CMU Originals, the BLuesTones of JMU, and UMD Faux Paz, with an appearance by the 2016 Aca-Challenge champs All Natural - Lincoln Theatre
• Avital Meets Avital: Avi Avital & Omer Avital - 6th & I
• Back to the 90s featuring Dammit Josie (Blink 182 tribute), Wrestle with Jimmy (Weezer tribute) - Jammin' Java (9 PM Late Show)
• BSO: Stravinsky's Petrushka - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bust Off, Scumboyz, Out of Spite, and the Donalds - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Chicano Batman, 79.5, and Sadgirl - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chris Anderson and Nicole Belanus - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Flashback Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Jack Broadbent - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Larry Keel Experience, the Dirty Grass Players, and Peck & Penn - Gypsy Sally's
• Legs McNeil reading/signing of Please Kill Me - 20th anniversary edition - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Mounsieur Perine and Gaiteros de SanGuashington - Howard Theatre
• NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company - singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover - Kennedy Center
• One Woman Sex & the City: A Parody on Love, Friendship, and Shoes - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Pottercon - Baltimore SoundStage (2 PM Show)
• Powers and Bridgit Mendler - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Subdudes - Birchmere
• Twiddle and Aqueous - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 26 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ann Wilson (of Heart) - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Art Sherrod Jr. - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Graeme of Thrones - Howard Theatre
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nana Grizol, Bad Moves, David Dondero, and Bacchae - Comet Ping Pong
• Pottercon - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Righteous Brothers Bill Medley and Bucky Heard - Birchmere
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Simple Plan (No Pads, No Helmets . . . Just Balls 15th Anniversary Tour), Set It Off, and Seaway - Baltimore SoundStage
• Stevie Nicks and the Pretenders - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (24 Karat Gold Tour)
• Trentemoller - 9:30 Club
• Voodoo Glow Skulls, Oldham Boys, the Upstarters, and Idleminds - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Monday, 27 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Allah-Las and the Babe Rainbow (OZ) - 9:30 Club
• Dave Kline Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Laura Stevenson and Adult Mom - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ne-Hi and Makeup Girl - DC9
• Patrick Watson - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Tuesday, 28 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Architects, Stray from the Path, and Make Them Suffer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bastille - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express and the Bottle Rockets - the Hamilton
• James McMurtry & Tift Merritt - Birchmere
• JoJo - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 29 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ann Wilson (of Heart) - Birchmere
• David Lindley - Jammin' Java
• Hippo Campus and Magic City Hippies - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• James McCartney and Dan Lipton Trio - Gypsy Sally's
• King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - 9:30 Club
• the Menzingers, Jeff Rosenstock, and Rozwell Kid - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Noam Pikelny - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 30 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Battle of the Brass Bands featuring Pitchblak Brass Band, High & Mighty Brass Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Blue October - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• The Choir (Wide-Eyed Wonder reunion tour) - Jammin' Java
• Glen Phillips (of Toad the Wet Sprocket) and Amber Rubarth - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• James McCartney - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Joshua Redman Quartet - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Maya Beiser - AMP
• Middle Kids - DC9
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Poco - Birchmere
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• William Singe and Alex Alono - 9:30 Club


Friday, 31 March 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Off the Cuff - Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Falu's Bollywood Orchestra - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Four Years Strong, Can't Swim, Light Years, and Sleep On It - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Glen Phillips (of Toad the Wet Sprocket) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Hayley Fahey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kari Job (The Garden Tour) and Jonathan David & Melissa Helser from Bethel Music - McLean Bible Church [8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA]
• The Knights & Christina Courtin: A Part of the 2017 SHIFT Festival of American Orchestras - the Hamilton
• Larry Graham & Graham Central Station - Birchmere
• Mac Sabbath, Metalachi, and Okilly Dokilly - Black Cat (Mainstage - Mockstrocity Tour)
• Ocean Orchestra & the Kennedys - AMP
• Princess Nokia and Ayes Cold - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] - sold out
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Six Organs of Admittance and Literals - DC9
• Tory & Paula Haag - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vince Staples and Kilo Kish - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 1 April 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bad Plus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Corey Smith - Birchmere (in the Flex Stage)
• Dana Fuchs - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Festival of Laughs: Mike Epps with Bruce Bruce, Ricky Smiley, and Felipe Esparza - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Jay Som and the Courtneys - DC9
• Lambchop - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Luke Brindley & David Mansfield Duo (live recording) - Jammin' Java
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Rodney Crowell - the Hamilton
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Saul Hernandez - Howard Theatre
• the Slackers - Rock & Roll Hotel


Sunday, 2 April 2017 [link to this day]

• BlueHouse Project - Jammin' Java
• BSO: Rimsky-Korsakov's Scherazade - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Fourplay - Birchmere
• Kehlani - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shinebright: Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Family Force 5, Jordan Feliz, with pre-show party featuring Urban Rescue and Derek Minor - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)


Monday, 3 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Kehlani, Ella Mai, Jahkoy, and Noodles - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, and the Devil Wears Prada - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 4 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Bowling For Soup, Runaway Kids, and Direct Hit - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fourplay - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Kolars - DC9


Wednesday, 5 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Amy Grant - Birchmere
• Anne Lamott - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Meklit Hadero - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Peter Bradley Adams - Jammin' Java
• Zucchero - Fillmore Silver Spring (Black Cat Live Tour)


Thursday, 6 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Annie Wu (flute) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• BSO: Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique - Strathmore (Music Center)
Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• Eliane Elias - the Hamilton
• Gregoire Maret featuring Christie Dashiell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Operators and Charly Bliss - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Shane Koyczan, spoken word artist - Jammin' Java
• Spanky Brown & Todd Riley - AMP
• Ten Feet Tall - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Friday, 7 April 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Boss Hog - Rock & Roll Hotel
Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• Don McLean - Birchmere
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/28/16)
• Home Free - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kathy Griffin - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Over the Rhine - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Peter Aaron (Chrome Cranks) / Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) duo, Prearie Sol, and Aaron Leitko - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• SF Jazz Collective: the Music of Miles Davis & Original Compositions - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Urban Bush Women: Walking with 'Trane - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)


Saturday, 8 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Alphabet Rockers - AMP (10:30 AM show - Kids' pajama jam party)
• Anoushka Shankar - 6th & I (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Bianca Del Rio - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Big Sean - Fillmore Silver Spring (I Decided Tour 2017)
• Cécile McLorin Salvant and Aaron Diehl - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• Deadmau5 - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/27/16)
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Laides Sing the Blues - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lisa Lampanelli - Lincoln Theatre
• Maggie Rogers - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Meli'sa Morgan - Howard Theatre
• Negura Bunget and Worthless - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• Over the Rhine - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Riders in the Sky - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• SF Jazz Collective: the Music of Miles Davis & Original Compositions - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Urban Bush Women: Walking with 'Trane - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Willie Nile - the Hamilton


Sunday, 9 April 2017 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• the Hard Travelers: Farewell Concert - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jain - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Riders in the Sky: Salute to Roy Rogers - Birchmere
• SF Jazz Collective: the Music of Miles Davis & Original Compositions - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke - Jammin' Java (TFDI Tour)
• Xiu Xiu - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Monday, 10 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Modern English - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Stanley Clarke Band - Birchmere


Tuesday, 11 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Keith Busey & Friends featuring Kat Rollins & Gregory Cooper - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Son Volt - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 12 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Baroness and Trans Am - 9:30 Club (DC Brau's Sixth Anniversary Party)
• Patrick McAvinue - Strathmore (Manson)
• Red Hot Chili Peppers and Babymetal - Verizon Center
• Why? - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Thursday, 13 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Burt the Dirt - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Cheikh Ndoye & Friends: CD release party with Karen Briggs, Raul Pineda, & Arshak Sirunyan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cory Branan - Jammin' Java
• Dan + Shay - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Diet Cig - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dirty Bourbon River Show - the Hamilton
• Pile and Gnarwahl - DC9
• Rain (Beatles tribute) - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Samantha Fish - Birchmere
• Welcome to Night Vale and Eri McKeown - Lincoln Theatre


Friday, 14 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Cheikh Ndoye & Friends: CD release party with Karen Briggs, Raul Pineda, & Arshak Sirunyan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Classic Albums Live: David Bowie - the Rise and Flal of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Def Leppard, Poison, and Tesla - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• The Machine Performs Pink Floyd - State Theatre
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marquis Hill Blacktet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Tribute to Charlie Byrd - AMP
• the Wedding Present - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Weight (featuring former members of the Band, Levon Helm Band, and Rick Danko Group) - the Hamilton


Saturday, 15 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Broadway Sings - 6th & I
• Carbon Leaf - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cleve Francis - Birchmere
• Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: God Save the Queens - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Geoffrey Keezer Trio with special guest Gillian Margot - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Great American Canyon Band and Furniture - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Guys We F@#ked: The Experience - 9:30 Club
• Owen Danoff (hometown hero of The Voice) - AMP


Sunday, 16 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 3 PM All Ages Matinee & 7 PM 21+ evening show)


Monday, 17 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Sondre Lerche - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Tuesday, 18 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Gnash - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Sleepover Tour)


Wednesday, 19 April 2017 [link to this day]

Leon Russell with Riley Etheridge Jr. - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 10/10/16) CANCELLED - Leon Russell passed away on 11/13/16
• Lydia Ainsworth - DC9
• Tinariwen - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Thursday, 20 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Aimee Mann - Lincoln Theatre
• Average White Band - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Big Wild - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• BSO: the Doo Wop Project - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chronixx - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Hot 8 Brass Band - Jammin' Java
• Jason Kanter & Keith Purnell - AMP
• John McCutcheon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kiss & Ride - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Oddissee & Good Company and Olivier St. Louis - 9:30 Club


Friday, 21 April 2017 [link to this day]

Amorphis and Swallow the Sun - Baltimore SoundStage MOVED TO THE OTTOBAR
• Amorphis, Swallow the Sun, Iris Divine, and Novarium - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Moved from Baltimore Soundstage)
• Average White Band - Birchmere
• Dan Savage's Hump Film Festival - Black Cat (Mainstage - shows at 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lizz Wright - Howard Theatre
• Parachute and Kris Allen - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Pat McGee Band - performs 1998's General Admission live album - with Michael Tolcher - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Periphery, the Contortionist, Norma Jean, and Infinity Shred - Fillmore Silver Spring (Sonic Unrest II)
• Richard Thompson (solo acoustic) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Surfer Blood - DC9


Saturday, 22 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Average White Band - Birchmere
• Branford Marsalis Quartet and Kurt Elling - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• Brit Floyd - Warner Theatre
• Dan Savage's Hump Film Festival - Black Cat (Mainstage - shows at 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Dengue Fever - AMP
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Methyl Ethel - DC9
• National Philharmonic: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Nields - Jammin' Java
• Richard Thompson (solo acoustic) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 23 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Charlotte Martin - Jammin' Java
• Dan Savage's Hump Film Festival - Black Cat (Mainstage - shows at 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Jayhawks - Birchmere
• Melendi - Fillmore Silver Spring
• National Philharmonic: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Rhonda Ross - Howard Theatre
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Monday, 24 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Local H - Jammin' Java
• Testament, Sepultura, and Prong - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 25 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Foreseen, Red Death, Coffin Dust, and Malicious Code - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sarah Jarosz - Birchmere
• Y&T - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 26 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Elena Urioste & Michael Brown - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Fortunate Youth (spring CD release tour), Josh Heinrichs, For Peace Band, and Iya Terra - Jammin' Java
• Hammerfall, Delain, and Omnislash - Baltimore SoundStage
• Idan Raichel - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• John Tesh: Grand Piano Live - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Patrick McAvinue - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Tower of Power - Birchmere


Thursday, 27 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Everly Brothers Experience presented by the Bird Dogs featuring Zachary & Dylan Zmed - Birchmere
• the Outcry Tour with Jesus Culture, Elevation Worship, Lauren Daigle, and more - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• R. Ring (Kelley Deal of the Breeders and Mike Montgomery), Split Single (members of the Bob Mould Band and Superchunk), Post Pink, and Quattracenta - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Tom Paxton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 28 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones and Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun - Birchmere
• Emerson String Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
M3 Rock Festival (daily lineups TBA): Dokken, Tom Keifer, Loverboy, Warrant, Winter, Vixen, Jack Russell's Great White, Faster Pussycat, Danger Danger, Dangerous Toys, Loudness, Bang Tango, Baton Rouge, Autograph, Station, Vain, Mitch Malloy, Lita Ford (VIP-only set) - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• NSO Pops: LeAnn Rimes - Kennedy Center
• Sepelio - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• the Wild Reeds and Blank Range - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 29 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Billy Crystal - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• BSO: Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones with special guest Bill Kirchen - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jon McLaughlin - the Hamilton (the Indiana Tour 2017)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
M3 Rock Festival (daily lineups TBA): Dokken, Tom Keifer, Loverboy, Warrant, Winter, Vixen, Jack Russell's Great White, Faster Pussycat, Danger Danger, Dangerous Toys, Loudness, Bang Tango, Baton Rouge, Autograph, Station, Vain, Mitch Malloy, Lita Ford (VIP-only set) - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere
• Moon Duo and Jackie Lynn - DC9


Sunday, 30 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Billy Crystal - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• John Tesh: Grand Piano Live - Birchmere
M3 Southern Rock Classic: Charlie Daniels Band, Outlaws, Black Stone Cherry, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Great Train Robbery, One Nite Stand - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Migos and OG Maco - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Yung Rich Nation Tour) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE


Monday, 1 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Bonobo - 9:30 Club
• Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Steve Winwood - Warner Theatre
• WPA: Andsnes & Hamelin - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 2 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Andy Shauf and Julia Jacklin - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Peppa Pig Live! - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 3 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: the Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Kathy Mattea - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Twiddle - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 4 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Birchmere
• Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: the Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin - Lincoln Theatre
• Dead Talan (of the Weepies) - the Hamilton
• Jane Monheit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Kathy Mattea - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival: Abbey Lincoln Tribute - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Ravi Coltrane Quartet (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Russell Howard - 6th & I


Friday, 5 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• 30th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Stravinsky's Firebird - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jacob Sartorius - 9:30 Club
• Jane Monheit with special guest Nicholas Payton: The Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 7 PM & 9 PM - Renée Fleming VOICES)
• NSO Pops: Indigo Girls - Kennedy Center
• Ravi Coltrane Quartet (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ricky Martin - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Saturday, 6 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 30th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Clap Your Hands Say Heah and Laura Gibson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kim Richey - Jammin' Java
• Najee - Birchmere
• NSO Pops: Indigo Girls - Kennedy Center
• Rene Marie (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ricky Martin - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP
• Tommy Castro & Mike Zito: Six Strings Down - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the xx - Merriweather Post Pavilion


Sunday, 7 May 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Stravinsky's Firebird - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dysrhythmia, Sabbath Assembly, Multicult, and Mother Moon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Julianne and Derek Hough - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Move Beyond Tour)
• Rene Marie (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• State Champs, Against the Current, With Confidence, and Don Broco - Baltimore SoundStage
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP


Tuesday, 9 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Christopher Cross - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Damned (40th Anniversary Tour) - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 10 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Christopher Cross - Birchmere
• Kris Kristofferson - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Simone Baron - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Tech N9ne, Brotha Lynch Hung, Krizz Kaliko, Stevie Stone, and Ces Cru - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 11 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Backstage with the Creators of Serial - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO Pulse: Lower Dens - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Kris Kristofferson - Warner Theatre
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 12 May 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bumper Jacksons - the Hamilton
• Delbert McClinton - Birchmere
• Luke Bryan and Brett Eldredge - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket)
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• My Favorite Murder: Live Podcast - Warner Theatre
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 13 May 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Center Stage Comedy Tour: Sommore, Arnez J, John Witherspoon, Tony Rock - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Meshell Ndegeocello: Pour Une Ame Souveraine, A Dedication to Nina Simone - Kennedy Center (Atrium - the Crossroads Club)
• Mrac Maron: the Too Real Tour - Warner Theatre
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• My Favorite Murder: Live Podcast - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Richie Kotzen - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Temptations and the Four Tops - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Sunday, 14 May 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bird Dogs (Everly Brothers tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Garry Tallent (The Boss's bassist) - AMP
• Lany - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mayday Parade: A Lesson in Romantics 10th Anniversary Tour - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Mother's Finest - Birchmere
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• WPA: Murray Perahia (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 16 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Buddy Guy - State Theatre
• Maurizio Pollini in Recital - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Suicidegirls Blackhart Burlesque Spring 2017 - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 17 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Say Anything, Bayside, and Hot Rod Circuit - Baltimore SoundStage
• Victor Provost Group (Bright Eyes CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 18 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• BSO: Movie & Music - E.T. the Extraterrestral in Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• David Sanborn - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• the Growlers - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Weeknd - Verizon Center (Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour)


Friday, 19 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Eric Church - Verizon Center (Holdin' My Own Tour)
• In Bed with Amber Rose - Warner Theatre
• La Oreja de Van Gogh - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 20 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Delbert McClinton - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (the Souvenir Tour)
• Middleway Music Recital - Howard Theatre (Noon show)
• National Philharmonic: Carmina Burana - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Walter Beasley - Birchmere
• Whitney - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 21 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Garrison Keillor - Lincoln Theatre
• the Lettermen - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Monday, 22 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Animal Collective - 9:30 Club
• Sabaton - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 23 May 2017 [link to this day]

• HaZamir Baltimore and HaZamir DC - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD]


Wednesday, 24 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Simone Baron - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 25 May 2017 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XV: Acid King, Conan, Crud, Dopethrone, Samothrace, SubRosa, Tiamat (exclusive US appearance) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XV: Cognitive, Cryptopsy, Decrepit Birth, Ex Dementia, Goratory, Gorgasm, Malignancy - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sigur Ros - Merriweather Post Pavilion


Friday, 26 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues - AMP
• James "D-Train" Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Maryland Deathfest XV: Autopsy, Brodequin, GosT, Macabre, Nordjeval, Morbid Saint, Sargeist (exclusive US appearance), Skeletal Remains, Torture Rack, Vader (exclusive US appearance) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XV: Birdflesh, Chepang, Captain Cleanoff, English Dogs, Mother Brain, Occultist, Organ Dealer, Siege, Stormtroopers of Beer (official S.O.D. cover band featuring Dan Lilker and Jocke & Adde/General Surgery) - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 27 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues - AMP
• Freddie Jackson - Birchmere
• James "D-Train" Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Maryland Deathfest XV: Batushka (exclusive US appearance), Embalmer, Exhumed, Exumer (exclusive US appearance), Father Befouled, Grave (exclusive US appearance), Morbid Angel (with Trey Azagthoth and Steve Tucker), Necropsy, Root (exclusive US appearance), Usurper - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XV: Disparo, Fiend, Fissure, Flash Out, F*cking Invincible, Goolagoon, Insect Warfare, Meth Leppard, Myxoma, Wormrot - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Orwells - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Sunday, 28 May 2017 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XV: Acheron (Anti-God/Anti-Christ set), Candlemass (Nightfall set), Akercocke (exclusive US appearance), Behexen (exclusive US appearance), Encoffination, In the Woods . . . (exclusive US appearance), Kerasphorus, Nightbringer, October Tide (exclusive US appearance), Oranssi Pazuzu, Malevolent Creation - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XV: Die Choking, Genocide Pact, Iron Lung, Junior Bruce, Night Raids, P.L.F., Suppression, Terrorizer (World Downfall set), UxDxS, War Master - Baltimore SoundStage


Tuesday, 30 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Real Friends, Have Mercy, Tiny Moving Parts, Broadside, and Nothing Nowhere - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 31 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Okilly Dokilly and Beatallica - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 1 June 2017 [link to this day]

• John Pizzarelli - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 2 June 2017 [link to this day]

• American Young Voices - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• John Pizzarelli - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• WPA: Men, Women, & Children of the Gospel Choirs - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 3 June 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Gershwin & Prokofiev - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: And the Tony Goes To . . . - Lincoln Theatre
• Iron Maiden and Ghost - Jiffy Lube Live (The Book of Souls Tour)
• John Pizzarelli - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra - Lisner Auditorium
• Southern Culture on the Skids - Gypsy Sally's


Sunday, 4 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: And the Tony Goes To . . . - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• John Pizzarelli - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 8 June 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Griffin House - Jammin' Java
• Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 9 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell, and Jon Pardi - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket)
• Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Neil Diamond: 50 Year Anniversary Tour - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Rosana - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 10 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Steel Wheels - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Train, O.A.R., and Natasha Bedingfield - Jiffy Lube Live


Sunday, 11 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 14 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Ines Nassara - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 15 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Stacey Kent - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 16 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Big Daddy Kane - Howard Theatre
• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Stacey Kent - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Saturday, 17 June 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Stacey Kent - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 18 June 2017 [link to this day]

• America - Birchmere
• Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Stacey Kent - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 20 June 2017 [link to this day]

• U2 and the Lumineers - FedEx Field [1600 FedEx Way, Landover, MD 20785] (The Joshua Tree Tour - 30th Anniversary) - sold out


Thursday, 22 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Dead & Company - Jiffy Lube Live
Maryland Doom Fest Pre-Fest Party: Valkyrie, Beastmaker, Pilgrim, Borracho, Weed Is Weed, Sweet Heat, Spillage - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• NSO Pops: the Music of John Williams - Kennedy Center


Friday, 23 June 2017 [link to this day]

Maryland Doom Fest 2017: (daily lineups TBA) Captain Beyond, the Skull, Black Pyramid, Bang, Apostle of Solitude, Earthride, Wo Fat, the Atomic Bitchwax, Iron Man, Lo Pan, Wretch, Beelzefuzz, the Well, War Injun, Serpents of Secrecy, Demon Eye, Hollow Leg, Brimstone Coven, Faith in Jane, Lightning Born, Cavern, Dark Music Theory, the Watchers, Sierra, Thonian Horde, Witches of God, Akris, Black Tar Prophet, Burn THee Insects, Conclave, Black Manta, Old Blood, Lifetime Sh!tlist, Horehound - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• NSO Pops: the Music of John Williams - Kennedy Center


Saturday, 24 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Dennis Williams's Love & Therapy - Howard Theatre
• Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini, and Brett Young - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket)
Maryland Doom Fest 2017: (daily lineups TBA) Captain Beyond, the Skull, Black Pyramid, Bang, Apostle of Solitude, Earthride, Wo Fat, the Atomic Bitchwax, Iron Man, Lo Pan, Wretch, Beelzefuzz, the Well, War Injun, Serpents of Secrecy, Demon Eye, Hollow Leg, Brimstone Coven, Faith in Jane, Lightning Born, Cavern, Dark Music Theory, the Watchers, Sierra, Thonian Horde, Witches of God, Akris, Black Tar Prophet, Burn THee Insects, Conclave, Black Manta, Old Blood, Lifetime Sh!tlist, Horehound - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• NSO Pops: the Music of John Williams - Kennedy Center


Sunday, 25 June 2017 [link to this day]

Maryland Doom Fest 2017: (daily lineups TBA) Captain Beyond, the Skull, Black Pyramid, Bang, Apostle of Solitude, Earthride, Wo Fat, the Atomic Bitchwax, Iron Man, Lo Pan, Wretch, Beelzefuzz, the Well, War Injun, Serpents of Secrecy, Demon Eye, Hollow Leg, Brimstone Coven, Faith in Jane, Lightning Born, Cavern, Dark Music Theory, the Watchers, Sierra, Thonian Horde, Witches of God, Akris, Black Tar Prophet, Burn THee Insects, Conclave, Black Manta, Old Blood, Lifetime Sh!tlist, Horehound - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• New Kids On the Block, Paula Abdul, and Boyz II Men - Verizon Center (the Total Package Tour)


Monday, 26 June 2017 [link to this day]

• In the Vane of . . . The Eagles: Annapolis artists playing tributes & Eagles-inspired originals - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 28 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Ines Nassara - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 7 July 2017 [link to this day]

• Ruben Studdard - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 9 July 2017 [link to this day]

• Idina Menzel - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Friday, 14 July 2017 [link to this day]

• James Taylor & Bonnie Raitt - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]


Sunday, 16 July 2017 [link to this day]

• Zac Brown Band - Jiffy Lube Live


Tuesday, 18 July 2017 [link to this day]

• Idina Menzel - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]


Sunday, 23 July 2017 [link to this day]

• Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: 40th Anniversary Tour - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)


Tuesday, 25 July 2017 [link to this day]

• Foreigner, Cheap Trick, and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience - Jiffy Lube Live


Saturday, 29 July 2017 [link to this day]

• Chicago and the Doobie Brothers - Jiffy Lube Live


Friday, 4 August 2017 [link to this day]

• the Reagan Years (80s tribute) and As If (90s tribute) - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 1/14/17)
• Roger Waters - Verizon Center (Us + Them North American 2017 Tour)


Saturday, 5 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Florida Georgia Line, Nelly, and Chris Lane - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket)


Sunday, 6 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Coldplay - FedEx Field [1600 FedEx Way, Landover, MD 20785]


Thursday, 17 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 18 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Saturday, 19 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shawn Mendes - Verizon Center (Illuminate Arena World Tour)


Sunday, 20 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Saturday, 26 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Jason Aldean, Chris Young, and Kane Brown - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket)


Thursday, 31 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Saturday, 2 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Sunday, 3 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Thursday, 7 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Saturday, 9 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Brad Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant, and Lindsay Ell - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket)
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Sunday, 10 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Sunday, 17 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Insane Clown Posse - TBA [DC] (See more here.)


Monday, 18 September 2017 [link to this day]

• In the Vane of . . . Bruce Springsteen: Annapolis artists playing tributes & Springsteen-inspired originals - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Sunday, 24 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Jen Kirkman - Howard Theatre (the All New Material, Girl Tour 2017)


Friday, 29 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Bruno Mars - Verizon Center (24K Magic Tour) - sold out


Saturday, 30 September 2017 [link to this day]

• Bruno Mars - Verizon Center (24K Magic Tour)


Saturday, 7 October 2017 [link to this day]

• Thomas Rhett - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket)


Monday, 9 October 2017 [link to this day]

• Wynonna & the Big Noise - Birchmere


Friday, 13 October 2017 [link to this day]

• Tim McGraw and Faith Hill - Verizon Center (Soul 2 Soul 2017)


Friday, 27 October 2017 [link to this day]

Satan's Unholy Abomination Festival 5 - 2017: Inferno, Utux Xul, Alastor Sanguinary Embryo, Empty, Pheretron, Maledictvs, Panizchida, Sardonic Witchery, Ingnis Nocten, Holocaust, Vesterian, Savage Necropolis, Ancient Sacrifice, Xeukatre, Athame - TBA (Daily lineups TBA - more info here)


Saturday, 28 October 2017 [link to this day]

Satan's Unholy Abomination Festival 5 - 2017: Inferno, Utux Xul, Alastor Sanguinary Embryo, Empty, Pheretron, Maledictvs, Panizchida, Sardonic Witchery, Ingnis Nocten, Holocaust, Vesterian, Savage Necropolis, Ancient Sacrifice, Xeukatre, Athame - TBA (Daily lineups TBA - more info here)


Friday, 3 November 2017 [link to this day]

• Livingston Taylor - AMP