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Wednesday, 2 September 2015 [link to this day]

• AJ Davila Y Terror Amor, Thee Lexington Arrows, and the Lushpockets - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bust Off, Husky Bundles, and Permanent Makeup - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Calm & Crisis, A Marc Train Home, and Hollywood Blanks - Velvet Lounge
• the Doobie Brothers, Gregg Allman, and Lara Johnston - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Dread Crew of Oddwood, Sekengard, Rainbowdragoneyes, and Isenmor - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Presented by Black Rose Metal Heart Productions)
• Drew Tucker Group - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Frank Sinatra Jr. - Sinatra Sings Sinatra, the Centennial Celebration, with the Wolf Trap Orchestra - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - rescheduled from 7/9/15)
• Getaway Car - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Special Love)
• In the Vane of the Beatles: Annapolis artists playing tributes & Beatles-inspired originals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rom, Night Streets, Kickstand Band, and Mittenfields - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tal National - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tamaryn and Gambles - DC9


Thursday, 3 September 2015 [link to this day]

• American Songbook Ambassadors: Lucas Debard, Maddie Baillio, Julia Goodwin - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Andy C, Ken Lazee, and D-Fect - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters featuring Teddy Andreadis, J.D. Andrew, Brad Davis, and Billy Bob "Bud" Thornton - Birchmere
• Bosley and M.H. & His Orchestra - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Braceface, Scissor Kicks, Japan in the 80s, and Ryan of Hunson Abadeer - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Colonel Josh & the Honky Tonk Heroes - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Dawn Robionson - Howard Theatre POSTPONED
• EmiSunshine - Jammin' Java
• Euge Groove - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gourmet Symphony & Capital City Symphony: Taste Your Music Benefit Concert - the Hamilton
• Jo Dee Messina - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Lennon English & the New Soul Republic - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Miss Lonelys (CD release party), Super City, and TwinSun - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Model Train Wreck, Pushovrs, and the Firnats - Velvet Lounge
• Orquesta el Macabeo de Puerto Rico with Peace & Rhythm DJ Crew - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Paul Edelman - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run and Karen Jonas with Tim Bray - Gypsy Sally's
• the Sidleys and Caz - IOTA Club & Café
• Split String Soup - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]


Friday, 4 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Abigail Palmer Group - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• AJ Ghent Band - Gypsy Sally's
Appaloosa Festival: Scythian (acoustic bonfire set) - Skyline Ranch Resort [751 Mountain Rd, Front Royal, VA]
• Arming the Architect, A Sound of Thunder, F.E.A.R., and Cab Ride Home - Blue Fox Billiards Bar & Grill [1160 Millwood Pike, Winchester, VA]
• Beauty Pill, Paperhaus, and Redline Graffiti - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Blue Train Boogie - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dial 251 fr Jazz - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Euge Groove - Birchmere
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, Chris Santa Ana, Alicia Rae, and Gender Studies - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• G Mastermind, Irie Intentions, the Future Band, and Adam E Project - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Godz, Chain & the Gang, Metrorail, and Tomato Dodgers - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Have Gun Will Travel and Garrett Klahn (of Texas Is the Reason) - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Hazir - Lisner Auditorium
• Honey Island Swamp Band and Cris Jacobs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kane Mayfield - 'Return of Rap Show Act 2' - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Kelly Shepherd & Nomad Stories - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Loud Boyz (Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Front Plaza)
• Meetwood Flack, Jaabs, and Lauchers (members of Egg Babies) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Noisem, Condemn the Infected, Ragana, Correspondences, and Ampallang Infection - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Project 360 with Essential Vybe, Maya Milan, B.E., Patrice Live, Louis Black, D Bell, Traeh, hosted by Uncle Yank - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Rubix Kube (80s covers) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sharon Needles (with full band), Anastasia Belladonna, Normaling, Mark Brown, Ellen Degenerate, and Whitney Biennial - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sick Fix, Leather Daddy, Exit Order, and Sedative - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Studio 69 - Basement of Union Arts)
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - State Theatre
• Soylent Green, the Gypsy Sons, Machine Gun Preachers, and the Stormin' Norman Band - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Able Forces)
• Spirit House (album release), Paint Branch, and Canopy - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Spyro Gyra - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Swervedriver, Gateway Drugs, and Dearly Beloved - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Vultures of Volume Fest II: Spirit Caravan, Solace, King Giant, Pale Divine, Kelly Carmichael, Faith in Jane, Bailjack - Delmar Bar & Grill [16715 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD]
• Wave Racer with special guests Le Youth, Misawa, & Jordan James - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Saturday, 5 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 27th Annual DC Blues Festival: Jackson & Oziel, the Mojo Priests, Full Power Blues, James Armstrong, Sharrie Williams - Carter Barron Amphitheatre [16th Street and Colorado Avenue NW, Rock Creek Park, WDC]
Appaloosa Festival: Karikatura, Kenny Kohlhaas, Scythian, Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, Possessed by Paul james, Hope & Justin, Marie Miiller & L'aAngelus, Hillbilly Thomists, Tom McBride, Danny Burns Band, the Accidentals, Kevin Heider & the Guys, Low Water Bridge, Little Hill Trio, Ben-David Warner, Cake for Dinner (Scythian's kids show) - Skyline Ranch Resort [751 Mountain Rd, Front Royal, VA]
• Black Alley - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bosley, Black Masala, and Midnight Snack - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Stephen "Ragga" Marley, Morgan Heritage, and Tarrus Riley - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - Catch a Fire Tour 2015)
• the Dough Rollers, Sleepwalkers, and New Boss - 9:30 Club
• Evergrey, Voyager, Borealis, and Oceans of Slumber - Baltimore SoundStage
Fall Fest 2015: MO and Holychild - George Washington University: University Yard [21st St NW, Washington, DC] (3 PM Show)
• Gerald Albright - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Huxley and DJ NAV - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Jimmy Thackery - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Junkyard Band, Bella Dona, uttle, and Mature Clientele - State Theatre (1st Annual VA Explosion)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kelly Shepherd & Nomad Stories - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Louis Weeks, the Duskwhales, the Near Northeast, and Color Palette - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Madison Apart, Accidents, Burn the Ballroom, and Awake At Last - Jammin' Java (Back To School Night)
• Mandinka - Lisner Auditorium
• Mick Jenkins & STWO - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
Negura Bunget, Grimegod, Dynfari, Snakefeast, Storm of Damnation, and Coastal Plain - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] MOVED TO THE WINDUP SPACE
• Negura Bunget, Grimegod, Dynfari, Snakefeast, Storm of Damnation, Cladonia Rangiferina, and Coastal Plain - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Moved from The Circuit)
• Page to Stage New Play Festival: Washington Improv Theatre's iMusical - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pill and Lugweight - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Studio 69 - Basement of Union Arts)
• Psychic TV, Corpse Light, and DJ El Suprimo - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Renee Tannenbaum - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Rye Baby - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Saved by the 90s: A Party with the Bayside Tigers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Seldom Scene & Jonathan Edwards - Birchmere
Sloths and Fortress - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Throwdown Syndicate, Sangre Inédita, VIA, and Sentius - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Toot Sweet and Cat Janice - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Vinyl Rhino - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Vultures of Volume Fest II: Elder, Dorthia Cottrell, Wretch (ex-Gates of Slumber), Weed Is Weed, Carousel, Righteous Bloom, Foghound, Witch Hazel, Thousand Vision Mist, Wizard Eye, Wasted Theory, Buzzard Canyon, Heavy Temple, Ruby the Hatchet - Delmar Bar & Grill [16715 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD]


Sunday, 6 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer and Hey Violet - Jiffy Lube Live
Appaloosa Festival: Scythian, Sierra Hull, Vinyl Tracks, Mipso, Danny Burns Band, This Mountain, Kevin Heider & the Guys, Dear Other, Marie Miller & L'Angelus, Dan Arnold & the Swingin' Standards, Little Hill Trio, Hope & Justin, Ben-David Warner, Informal Session, Bud's Collective, Low Water Bridge, Patrick Mahon, the Accidentals, Cake for Dinner (Scythian kids show), Live Music Yoga - Skyline Ranch Resort [751 Mountain Rd, Front Royal, VA]
• Backyard Band, TCB, and TOB - 9:30 Club (11 PM show - 3rd Annual All White End of Summer Jam)
• Black Tusk, Lazer Wulf, Mangog, and Seasick Gladiator - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Blanck Mass and Egyptrixx - DC9
• Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dub City Renegades - IOTA Club & Café
• Frankie & Betty, Grogan Social Scene, and Len & J - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Homeboy Sandman, Eze Jackson, Bond St. District, Drew Scott, and DJ JAV - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jeff Bradshaw Birthday Celebration - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Labor Day Fest with the Kings of Go-Go featuring Big Tony & Trouble Funk, Sugar Bear & EU, James Funk & Proper Utensils, Buggs & Yunkyard Band - Howard Theatre
• Los Lobos - the Hamilton
• Modest Mouse and Hop Along - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Page to Stage New Play Festival: VSA Playwright Discovery - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Plank Stompers - Bossa
• the Rocketboys, Medlow, and Tigers are Bad for Horses - Jammin' Java
• Rodrigo y Gabriela and Todd Park Mohr (from Big Head Todd & the Monsters) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Monday, 7 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Barrence Whitfield & the Savages - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Big Hush, Advaeta, and Two Inch Astronaut - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Blackbear - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Eric Hutchinson and Tess Henley - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fleetwood Mac Tribute featuring members of Among Wolves, Egg Babies Orchestra, Timothy Bracken Complex, the Bellevederes - IOTA Club & Café
• Hartford Pussies and the Feed - Galaxy Hut
• Page to Stage New Play Festival: Synetic Theater Company - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Revocation, Cannabis Corpse, Archspire, Blck Fast, Suffer No Guilt, Wellshot, and Xstrophy - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Zemial - Riverside Lounge [11272 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] Moved to Schizophrenia Hall
• Zemial, Dispellment, Vermord, and Throaat - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD] (Moved from Riverside Lounge)


Tuesday, 8 September 2015 [link to this day]

• "EC3" & Friends - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Darren Harper's The Dynasty Band (Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Front Plaza)
• Deathhammer, Inverted Trifixion, and Warhawk - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Epica, Eluveitie, and the Agonist - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mike Peters (from the Alarm) - the Hamilton
• Mothers - DC9
• Raven, A Sound of Thunder, Death Penalty, and Timelord - Jammin' Java (Destroy All Monsters Tour 2015)
• Say Lou Lou and Phoebe Ryan - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Twenty One Pilots, Echosmith, and Finish Ticket - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Watkins Family Hour featuring Sean Watkins & Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek), Fiona Apple, Don Heffington, Sebastian Steinberg, and special guests - Birchmere
• Young Rapids, Gosh Pith, Leapling, and the El Mansouris - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 9 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Myers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Chariots (Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Front Plaza)
• Christian Perez - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Dru Hill featuring Sisquo, Nokio, Jazz, & Tao - Howard Theatre
• Godspeed You Black Emperor and Xylouris White - 9:30 Club
• Jenny Hval and Briana Marela - DC9
• La Misa Negra and Krudas Cubensi - Judy's Bar & Restaurant [2212 14th St NW, WDC]
• Marty Friedman, Exmortus, and Midnight Eye - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Mike + Ruthy Band, the Hello Strangers, and the Appleseed Collective - Gypsy Sally's
• My French Roommate - Evening Star Cafe [2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• Popa Chubby & John Nemeth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pouya, Fat Nick, Mikey the Magician, Don Krez, and Germ - U St Music Hall
• Royal Southern Brotherhood - State Theatre
• Tony Lucca and Hey Monea - Jammin' Java (Paint a Picture Tour)
• Twenty One Pilots, Echosmith, and Finish Ticket - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Watkins Family Hour featuring Sean Watkins & Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek), Fiona Apple, Don Heffington, Sebastian Steinberg, and special guests - Birchmere
• Whiff, Rooney's Shoe, Loose Ends, and Broken Zippers - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Wilderness - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Thursday, 10 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Camper, Black Alley & Devon Beck with DJ J Tyler - Howard Theatre
• Albino Rhino - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, Tall Juan, Ben Katman's Degreaser, and Golden Papi - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Captain We're Sinking, Petal, In Between, and Lilac Daze - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Corey Smith - the Hamilton
• Cuban skateboarders Orlando Rosales, Reinaldo Reyes, and Yojani Rivera (Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Front Plaza)
• the Doubleclicks, Joseph Scrimshaw, and Molly Lewis - Jammin' Java
• Elisa Ambrogio, Tashi Dorji, Causings, and CMW Players - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Birchmere (the Traveling Kind Tour)
• the Gypsy Kings (featuring Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo) and Elijah Wolf - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Hollertown - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Jeff Weintraub - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jim Lauderdale - Gypsy Sally's (Gypsy Sally's 2nd Anniversary)
• Lennon English & the New Soul Republic - Pure Lounge [1326 U St NW, WDC]
• Lil Durk, GunPlay, and Hypno Carlito - 9:30 Club
• Locrian, Barbelith, Birth (Defects), and Curse - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mephiskapheles, Hub City Stompers, the Evokatones, Thirteen Towers, and Dead End Lane - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Milk Carton Kids - Lisner Auditorium
• Mimicking Birds - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the North Country - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• REO Speedwagon - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 4/12/15)
• Robert Klein - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sheer Mag and Downtown Boys - DC9
Steve Ignorant (of Crass), Paranoid Visions, and NoWay - Baltimore SoundStage CANCELLED
• Truth, Mr. Bill, Starkey, Ill-esha, and Encryption - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Waka Flocka Flame - Café Asia DC [1720 I St NW, WDC] (9 PM Show)
• Walter Beasley - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 11 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Blues Traveler and Matt Jaffe & the Distractions - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Bobby Thompson Project (live album release show) and Laura Cheadle - IOTA Club & Café
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chelsea Wolfe and Wovenhand - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Clark, Benny Boeldt, and Comeback Ranch - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Cigarette, Kevin Greenspon, Dura, and Laughing Man - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Communion featuring Conrad Sewell, Freedom Fry, Clara Nova - Jammin' Java
• Dr. Ralph Stanley & Friends featuring the Clinch Mountain Boys - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Birchmere (the Traveling Kind Tour)
• Ethiopian New Year with Mahmoud Ahmed - Lisner Auditorium
• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media; the Video Days (screening and panel discussion) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Gin Wigmore and Patrick Park - Rock & Roll Hotel (Blood to Bone Tour)
• Jackson Browne - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Langhorne Slim & the Law and Twain - 9:30 Club
• Lizz Wright (CD release show) - Howard Theatre
• Lou Barlow - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• Mac Sabbath and Rote - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Napalm Death, Agnostic Front, Toxic Holocaust, All Out War, Lord Dying, Strong Intention, and Genocide Pact - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Nighthawks - AMP
• Porches, Witch Coast, and Sitcom - Comet Ping Pong
• Sean Croft - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Ten (Pearl Jam tribute) and RATM2 - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Ruby the Hatchet, and Ecstatic Vision - Baltimore SoundStage
• Veronneau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Walter Beasley - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• X the Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Zimmer & Crazy P and Jacques Renault - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Saturday, 12 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Banjo Man - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Benyamin - Lisner Auditorium
• Brain Stew (Green Day tribute), Flannel Underground (Pearl Jam tribute), Alex Vans (Beck tribute), and Right Handed Lefties (Cranberries tribute) - Jammin' Java (Back to the 90s Night)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• the Church Mafia Live - Warner Theatre
• Cinema Hearts and HyeTension - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Dengue Fever - Rock & Roll Hotel
• DNA After Dark Hip Hop - Choreographers Showcase - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Dweller in the Valley, Huldra, Rukut, and Skitchrist - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Monthly Metal)
• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Harmony Express, the Arlingtones, Singing Capitol Chorus, Sons of Severn, Harbor City Chorus, and TBD (from the Alexandria Harmonizers) - City of Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion [31 South Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD] (Rescheduled from 6/27/15)
• Heartless Bastards and Alberta Cross - 9:30 Club
• Jason Aldean, Cole Swindell, Tyler Farr, and Dee Jay Silver - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Jet Age (record release show), Skull Practitioners, and the Jonny Cohen Love Machine - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, and Eric Hutchinson - Wolf Trap (Filene Center) - sold out
• Kumail Nanjiani - Lincoln Theatre
• Kustom Made - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Little Wings, Weyes Blood, and Sick Lion - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Madonna (Rebel Heart Tour) - Verizon Center
• the Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston - Birchmere
• Matt Schofield - AMP
• Mipso and Dan Mills - Gypsy Sally's
• Moon Taxi and Firekid - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Natalie Jean - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• OBN III's, Sick Thoughts, and Phantom Killers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Pile, Big Ups, and Swings - Comet Ping Pong
• Point Break Live! - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
Pyramid Fest 2015: Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, Cavern, Jack Nicholson, Two Inch Astronauts, Cartoon Weapons, Tomato Dodgers, Funky Duck, Night Kitchen, Kuckleberry Finn, Dissonance, Drop Electric, Treble Lifter, Eastwesthwy, Kabob-O-Taj, Bust Off - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Recondite, DJ Lisa Frank, and Ron Jackson - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Screening of Destroy Cleveland: Cleveland Hardcore from 1987-early 2000s - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Several Species: the Pink Floyd Experience - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Shirelles plus comedian Billy Finch - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Snallygaster: Rare Essence, White Ford Bronco, and Kokayi - Yards Park [355 Water St SE, WDC]
• the Split Seconds, Outliers, Menage a Garage, and Heart vs. Mind - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• St. Paul & the Broken Bones and Lizzo - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Stranger (Billy Joel tribute) - State Theatre
• Suede - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Susto, Chess Club Romeos, Ms. Fridrich's Messy Ann Band, and Atomic Mosquitos - IOTA Club & Café
• Titus Andronicus, Spider Bags, and Baked - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Veronneau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Walter Beasley - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Washington National Opera preview: Carmen - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• White Ford Bronco - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• ZZ Ward (Love and War Tour), Marc Sciblia, and the Young Wild - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 13 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 123 Andrés - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ana Popovic - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Black Masala - Boomerang Pirate Ship [3100 K St NW, WDC] (3:30 PM show)
• Callaghan and Claire Holley - Jammin' Java
• Death Cab for Cutie and Explosions in the Sky - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Diana Ross - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• EDX, Croatia Squad, Mlem, and Khaleel - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
ETFM: Experiments in Traditional and Folk Music): Anna Roberts-Gevalt, Erik Spangler, Becky Hill & friends - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (4 PM show)
• Godflesh and Prurient - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Goodnight Texas - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Hetroertzen, LvxCaelis, and Ominous Resurrection - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Indira Khan Pays Tribute to Icons with Karen Bernod - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jazz Mosaic - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• June Star and Andy Bopp - Galaxy Hut
• Kathryn Calder (of the New Pornographers) and Adam Ezra (solo) - Gypsy Sally's
• Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, and Eric Hutchinson - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Kruger Brothers - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (Sculpture Garden Jazz Brunch - noon & 1 PM)
• Laser Background, Brnda, and Mild High Club - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC] (noon show)
• Mark Bryan (of Hootie & the Blowfish) - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Melanie Martinez - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Nick Diamonds and Small Feet - DC9
• the Orb - Howard Theatre
• the Pist!, Sick Fix, WarXGames, and Lo-Fi - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Stanley Jordan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 14 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Anousheh, Sara Curtin, and Louis Weeks - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Celestial Shore and Broken Grids - Comet Ping Pong
• Crooks On Tape - DC9
• the Fall of Troy (playing Doppelganger in its entirety), And So I Watch You From Afar, and Slothrust - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jess Glynne - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Joan Shelley - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Josh Groban - DAR Constitution Hall
• Kevin Howard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• King's X and Kings of Spade - Birchmere
• Leapling, Two Inch Astronaut, Brnda, and Boon - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Old Wounds, Down In It, A Life of Torment, Threads, and Claw - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Reverend Horton Heat & the Adicts with special guests the Creepshow - Howard Theatre
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions with special guest Abernathy Bland - Jammin' Java
• Rue Snider - Galaxy Hut
• U.S. Navy Band Commodores with vocalist and Musician 1st Class Kristine Hsia - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 15 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Ana Popovic - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Billy Cobham's Spectrum 40 featuring Billy Cobham, Dean Brown, Gary Husband, and Rick Fierabracci - Birchmere
• Cissa Paz (album release concert) - Gala Hispanic Theatre [3333 14th St NW, WDC]
• Corb Lund and White Horse - Gypsy Sally's
• Diana Ross - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Donkeys and Modern Nomad - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Doubleclicks, Joseph Scrimshaw, and Molly Lewis - Black Cat (Backstage - #NerdNightOut Tour)
• Eagles of Death Metal and Jesika Von Rabbit - 9:30 Club
Eleven Reflections on September - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Freda Payne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Freedy Johnston, Jeffrey Gaines, and Leslie DiNicola - Jammin' Java
• Holly Miranda and Gracie & Rachel - Rock & Roll Hotel
• On & On, Eliot Sumner, and Dosh - DC9
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Rita Ora - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Saxon, Armored Saint, and Mindmaze - Howard Theatre
• Vinyl Williams, Gazoota, and Flash Frequency - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 16 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 99 - A Rock Opera - Jammin' Java
• Ali Sperry - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• B.B. King Birthday Bash featuring Ron Holloway, Linwood Taylor, Bobby Thompson, Eli Cook & Sol Roots, Nate Graham, Will Layman, and Larry Joseloff as the "House Band" - Gypsy Sally's
• Catfish & the Bottlemen and Jamie N Commons - 9:30 Club
• Clifton Anderson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gregg Karukas - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Jonathan Parker Nonet - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• the Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess - Master Quest - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lyfe Jennings and Donnell Rawlings - Birchmere
• the Obsessives, Perspective a Lovely Hand to Hold, and Polyon - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Sones de México - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Stromae and Jidenna - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Sun Speak and Ian McColm Ensemble - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Tommy Keene and Dot Dash (ex-Minor Threat) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Thursday, 17 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Atomic Bitchwax, Mos Generator, Against the Grain, Foghound, and Borracho - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Charlie Daniels Band - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Birchmere
• George Porter Jr. & His Runnin' Pardners and Ten Feet Tall - Gypsy Sally's
• Hotel California (Eagles tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kate Berlant (Comedy Night at the Kennedy Center) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Lita Ford - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Michael McDermott - Jammin' Java
• Pearson Sound & Ron Morelli with Beautiful Swimmers, Refugee - U St Music Hall
• Peter &: Will Anderson Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Quintron's Weather Warlock, Escap-ism (Ian Svenonius), Olivia Neutron John, and Laughing Man - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Ride - 9:30 Club
• Roy Assaf Trio - AMP
• Suzie Brown and Scot Sax - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Teenage Bottlerocket, Pears, Huntingtons, and Over Our Eyes - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Timotha Lanae - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Until the Ribbon Breaks - DC9


Friday, 18 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Alabama Shakes and Drive-By Truckers - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Ana Carolina - Lincoln Theatre
• Bencoolen, Skyline Hotel, and Broke Royals - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Jumpin' Jupiter - Birchmere
• Black Alley - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show - Presented by Big O & Dukes)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Cavern, Myopic, Boys Don't Cry, and At the Graves - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Cris Jacobs Band and John Ginty - Gypsy Sally's
• the Damn Quails - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Eddie Allen - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Gaiser (live) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Greg Graffin: Population Wars - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Internet - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Iris Divine, Sekengard, Dogs & Day Drinkers, and Blinding Eye Dog - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• James Lloyd - AMP
• LeDroit Chamber Players - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Show at noon)
• Marcus Johnson - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Moral Hangover, the Prahns, A Place In Time, and the Split Seconds - Velvet Lounge
• NSO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - Concert Hall)
• Pure Disgust, Genocide Pact, Sem Hastro, and Lackluster - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Studio 69 - Basement of Union Arts)
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Regina Belle - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rocknoceros Happy Family Hour - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show - Music Makes Life Better for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)
Sonic Circuits Festival 2015: international electromagnetics, Dennis Kane, Michel Banabila, Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer, TL0741, Z'EV - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• the Steve Scott Project - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Threads, Birthright, Captive Son, Sailor's Mouth, Gatherer, and Fossil - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Tom Segura - Howard Theatre
• Tommy Keene and Dot Dash - IOTA Club & Café
• Tycho - Hirshhorn Museum [700 Independence Ave SW, WDC] (Art After Hours)
• Vacationer - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Viceroy - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Wailin Storms, Polyon, the Maneuvers, and Joy Buttons - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Whipstriker, Rawhide, Panzer Bastard, and Savage Master - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• the Wombats - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Young Dubliners - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Young Scum, Antiphons, and Cinema Hearts (solo) - Fairfax Record & Tape Exchange [9448 Main St, Fairfax, VA]
• Zoso (Led Zepplin Tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 19 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Anita Kingw ith Dial 251 for Jazz - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Brigitte - Birchmere
• Capitol Steps - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, and Charlie Murphy - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (the Comedy Get Down)
• Chante Moore - Howard Theatre
• the Cruddy Crankerz, Nine to Five, the Split Seconds, Guillotine Riot, the DC Gentlemen, Tommy Models, and A Rustic Riot - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Eddie Allen - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Integrity, Chokehold, God's Hate, Churchburn (members of Grief/Vital Remains), and Queensway - Baltimore SoundStage (Presented by A389 Recordings)
• Iris Divine and Aurelian - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• James Lloyd - AMP
• Joe Clair & Friends comedy night - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Julio Bashmore, Youandewan, and Trev-ski - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• K. Michelle & Azealia Banks - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lori Williams, Steve Washington, Wayne Wilentz, David Jernigan, Jim West - American University,Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC] (WCJS Radio Presents the Andrew & Mary P. O'Neal Cares Project Benefit Concert)
• Mystic India - Lisner Auditorium
• National Philharmonic: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Nicky C & the RSB, the Milestones, and Pleasure Train - IOTA Club & Café
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Regina Belle - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rocknocerous - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Samantha Pearl - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
SEPIA SCULPTRESS: the Life and Times of Edmonia Lewis - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Sonic Circuits Festival 2015: Nate Scheible, Chester Hawkins, Videll Barsky Wolf, Anne-F Jaques, Johannes Bergmark, CoCO, Bob Bellerue, Clive Graham & Adam Bohman, BDM, Prehistoric Horse, Hay Fever, Black Spirituals - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Street Corner Symphony - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Sukhwinder Singh - DAR Constitution Hall
the Shindig Festival: Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots, Anthrax, Chevelle, Helmet, Reverend Horton Heat, Nothing More, Crobot, Silvertung, Black Angel Down - Carroll Park [1500 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• theVIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Thrushes (album release party), Pianowire (album release party), Shark Week, and Golden Gurls - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• U.S. Elevator - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Vermapyre, Ancient Vvisdom, and Cape of Bats - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (2 PM Matinee Show)
• Vox Pop and Broad Street Beat - First Congregational United Church of Christ [945 G St NW, WDC]
• Wrinkle Neck Mules and If Birds Could Fly - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show - Presented by Big O & Dukes)
• Years & Years and Tei Shi - 9:30 Club - sold out


Sunday, 20 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Algiers and Dark Blue - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM show)
• Blair Crimmins & the Hookers and Dan & the Wild Fire - Gypsy Sally's
• Brave Baby - DC9
• Cheap Trick - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Dukes of Dixieland - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (Sculpture Garden Jazz Brunch - noon & 1 PM)
• Je Double F and Sleep Beggar - Galaxy Hut
K. Michelle & Azaelia Banks - DAR Constitution Hall CANCELLED
• Kodaline and Good Old War - Baltimore SoundStage
• Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers - Birchmere
• Late to the Party and Virginia Gentlemen - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Nasar Abadey - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)
• National Philharmonic: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Nerve Beats, Post Pink, Center Negative, and Defenestrados (tape release) - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• the Nightowls - the Hamilton
• Of Monsters and Men and Oh Land - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Ott, Plantrae, and Aligning Minds - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• Rebecca Loebe and Betty Soo - IOTA Club & Café
• Regina Belle - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sam Post - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Scream Back 2 School Fest: Rich Homie Quan, K Camp, Jacquees, Diggy, Justine Skye, Silento, Elijah Blake, Rawyals, Anthony Lewis, Chris Miles, 4EY, Star Mic, and more, with host DJ Double J - Verizon Center
Sonic Circuits Festival 2015: Gut/Head, Eva Zollner (with Gary Rouzer+Dan Barbiero), Jen Shyu, Anthony Pirog, Janel Leppin, Rafael Toral, Boat Burning, Mia Zabelka - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Three Days Grace and Pop Evil - 9:30 Club
• W.H.A.T. Band Reunion Show - Howard Theatre
• Wailin Storms, Wet Brain, Snakes, and Monster Museum - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Monday, 21 September 2015 [link to this day]

(All) Women's Voices: A Conversation About Intentionality and Inclusion - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Boys Don't Cry, Anicon, Forest of Tygers, and Naked - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Circus Life showcase - Galaxy Hut
• Darrell Hill - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Fratellis and Grizfolk - 9:30 Club
• Purity Ring - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Another Eternity Tour)
• Ultimate Painting, Ruby Fray, and the Beginner's Mynd - Comet Ping Pong


Tuesday, 22 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Asleep at the Wheel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Bellfuries and Jessica Lee Wilkes - DC9
• Ed Sheeran - Verizon Center
• Ghost and Purson - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jackie Greene and Lauren Shera - the Hamilton
• James A. Johnson Young Artist Series: Worlds Beats & Life - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jonny Craig, Travis Garland, Kyle Lucas, and His Dream of Lions - Jammin' Java
• Joshua Breakstone - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ky-Mani Marley - Howard Theatre
• Mikal Cronin, Calvin Love, and the Cairo Gang - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Sham 69, the Dirty South Revolutionaries, and the Oldham Boys - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Strand of Oaks and the Great American Canyon Band - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Wayne "The Train" Hancock - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 23 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Boundary Stones (record release), Psychic Subcreatures, and Nox - DC9
• Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) - Jammin' Java
• Charli XCX, Bleachers, and Robert DeLong - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Clydes on Fire - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Cribs - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Ed Sheeran - Verizon Center
Farao - DC9 CANCELLED
• Gene Ween - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Joe Walsh - Warner Theatre
• Joyce Manor, Cheap Girls, and Tracks (Jason Anderson) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Lianne La Havas - 9:30 Club
• Mark G. Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Maruta, Yautja, and Universal Remonster - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Moonchild - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• National Youth Orchestra of Uruguay - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Our Nature - DJ K-Meta, Dirt Platoon, Redline Graffiti, Mana - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Spirit Family Reunion - the Hamilton
• Spirit House (album release) and Margot MacDonald - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Steve Earle & the Dukes and the Mastersons - Birchmere
• Sturgill Simpson and Billy Wayne Davis - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Sundy Best and Angela Perley - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 24 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Audio Inkblot (CD release show) and Smoke Green (Doug Mo of Tree) - IOTA Club & Café
• Brian Dolzani - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Cosmo Couture 2015 - Howard Theatre
• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dawes with members of the BSO - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD] (BSO Pulse)
• Deadphish Orchestra - Gypsy Sally's
• the Down Hill Strugglers, John Cohen, and Jerron "Blindboy" Paxton - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Dream Boat - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Gardens & Villa and Palebound - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gramophonic - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• John Ondrasik (of Five For Fighting) with quartet - Birchmere
• Leigh Nash (The State I'm In Album Release) and Charlie Mars - Jammin' Java
• Mockingbird Sun and Whitney Rose - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• moe. - the Hamilton
• Norma Jean (O'God the Aftermath 10-year anniversary tour), Sleepwave, and the Ongoing Concept - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Optimus Prime, Bound by the Grave, and Piranha - Velvet Lounge
• Sam Feldt - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Sturgill Simpson and Billy Wayne Davis - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Tereu Tereu, Lobo Marino, Dirty Dishes, and Two Inch Astronaut - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Bad Friend Records Showcase)
• Truly - DC9


Friday, 25 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron L. Myers II - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Alex Norris - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Amel Larrieux - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Antiseen, By the Graveyard Tree, Pain, Sonic Creeps, JJ Damage & the Bandits, and Last Call Hooligan - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD]
• Black Masala and Bastard Bearded Irishmen - Rock & Roll Hotel
• BravO Season Kickoff Party - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Christopher Paul Stelling - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• El Ten Eleven and Sego - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Eric Roberson - Howard Theatre
• Flesh Mother, Clay Davis, Foehammer, Castration Rite, Yantras, and Blood Rust - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space]
• G.L.O.S.S., Pure Disgust, Homosuperior, Claw, and Bloodwolves - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Studio 69 - Basement of Union Arts)
• Good Riddance, Off With Their Heads, and Iron Chic - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• J. Phlip and Christian Martin - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Jack Nicholson, Egg, Dissonance, and Mondo Caveman - Joe's Record Paradise [8216 Georga Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• Lennon English & the New Soul Republic - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• Livingston Taylor - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Marian Hill - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Maysa & her Jazz Funk Soul Orchestra - Birchmere
• Michael Tolcher (Eleven album release) - Jammin' Java
• moe. - 9:30 Club
• Peter Rowan - AMP
• Phil Cook and the Dead Tongues - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Sturgill Simpson and Billy Wayne Davis - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Syleena Johnson (Couples Therapy Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Texas Chainsaw Horns and King Soul - Gypsy Sally's
• Tremonti, Trivium, and Wilson - Baltimore SoundStage
• Whitney Rose - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Yo La Tengo (acoustic) featuring Dave Schramm - Lincoln Theatre


Saturday, 26 September 2015 [link to this day]

• ACxDC, Outer Heaven, Pink Mass, and Narrow Grave - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Alex Norris - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Aztec Two-Step: Second Step 40th Anniversary Concert - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
Bombadillo: Big Freedia, Kevin Saunderson, Lower Dens, XXYYXX, Ultra Nate, Celebration, Uniiqu3, Charles Feelgood, Flock of Dimes, Alex Gardel, Analog Soul, Arbouretum, Blacksage, Bond St. District, Brother Pinch, C10, Chiffon, Dai Burger, Dev79, DJ Everyday, Doctor Jeep, Graham Hatke, Happy Colors, Isabejja, Oh Hang, James Nasty, Jubileee, Kosta, LIsa Frank, MikeQ, Normaling, Schwarz, the Elders, TT the Artist, Vacanthaus, Wolf Dem, Wume - Druid Hill Park [2600 Madison Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Brad Paisley, Justin Moore, and Mickey Guyton - Jiffy Lube Live (WMZQ Fall Fest)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Casper Hollands - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Celebrating Danny Gatton and the music of the Anacostia Delta featuring John Previti, Bruce Swaim, Tom Principato, Billy Hancock, Dave Elliott, Ernie Gorospe, Steve Wolf, Jim Stephanson, Timm Biery, Big Joe Maher, Shannon Ford, and more - Birchmere
• Chaise Lounge - AMP
• Doobie Decibel System ft Roger McNamee (Moonalice), Jay Lane (Furthur, RatDog), Jason Crosby - Gypsy Sally's
• Eric Roberson - Baltimore SoundStage
• Evan Parker/Ned Rothenberg Duo - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Halestorm, the Pretty Reckless, and Starset - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 5/2/15)
• Kim Scudera with Batida Diferente - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kix - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lalah Hathaway - Howard Theatre
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall: Drake, the Strokes, alt-J, Chvrches, Ben Howard, Chromeo, Band of Horses, the War on Drugs, George Ezra, Nate Ruess, Lord Huron, Wale, the Kills, Twin Shadow, the Lone Bellow, Dr. John & the Nitetrippers, Dan Deacon, Houndmouth, the Joy Formidable, Daughter, Albert Hammond Jr., Rhiannon Giddens, Ex Hex, the Mowgli's, boots, In the Valley Below, Rebirth Brass Band, U.S. Royalty, Hiss Golden Messenger, Vandaveer, Erik Hassle, Vintage Trouble, Lion Babe, the London Souls, Red Baraat, the Hunts, Avers, the Suffers, the Eagle Rock Gospel SIngers, Empresarios, Ace Cosgrove - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC]
• Low and Andy Shauf - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Machiko Ozwa and pianist Carlos Avila - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Metal Quest III: A Sound of Thunder, Omnislash, Aries, Burning Shadows, Eternal Winter - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mike Krol and Title Tracks - Comet Ping Pong
• moe. - 9:30 Club
• Mynabirds, Stranger Cat, and Bad Bad Hats - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)
• Nick Kane - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Not Even Reunion Show - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• Otis Clay & Billy Price: This Time for Real - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Outlaws & Blackhawk - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Protester (No Identity record release show), Give, Stand Off, Direct Impact, Take Control, Line of Sight, and Withstand - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Proxy States, Screams & Whispers, Non Exotic, Muchismo, and Lindsay Buckingham Palace - Axum's Level X Lounge [1934 9th St. NW, WDC]
• R.Kelly - Verizon Center
• the Screws, Pus, Semper Eadem, and Never Wrong - Velvet Lounge
• Steve'n'Seagulls - DC9
• Syleena Johnson (Couples Therapy Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Wiggles - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 12:30 PM & 4 PM)


Sunday, 27 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Buddy Guy - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• CocoRosie - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the DC-Baltimore Doo-Wop Revue: Swallows, Spaniels, Velons, and DC's Finest - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Doomtree - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Eric Lindell - State Theatre
• Grex and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project - Galaxy Hut
• Head for the Hills - IOTA Club & Café
• Jammin' Java Songwriters Circle: Tribute to Queen - Jammin' Java
• the Jesus & Mary Chain and the Black Ryder - 9:30 Club
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall: Drake, the Strokes, alt-J, Chvrches, Ben Howard, Chromeo, Band of Horses, the War on Drugs, George Ezra, Nate Ruess, Lord Huron, Wale, the Kills, Twin Shadow, the Lone Bellow, Dr. John & the Nitetrippers, Dan Deacon, Houndmouth, the Joy Formidable, Daughter, Albert Hammond Jr., Rhiannon Giddens, Ex Hex, the Mowgli's, boots, In the Valley Below, Rebirth Brass Band, U.S. Royalty, Hiss Golden Messenger, Vandaveer, Erik Hassle, Vintage Trouble, Lion Babe, the London Souls, Red Baraat, the Hunts, Avers, the Suffers, the Eagle Rock Gospel SIngers, Empresarios, Ace Cosgrove - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC]
• Loretta Lynn - Lincoln Theatre
• Marc Antoine & Paul Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mikaela Davis - DC9
• Old Lines, Prisoner, Die Choking, Multicult, and Maloso - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• One Man Breaking Bad - AMP
• Parlor Mob - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Semilla Cultural - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Syleena Johnson (Couples Therapy Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Vieux Farka Toure & Julia Easterlin Present: Touristes - Howard Theatre
• Washington Saxophone Quartet: dance music from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Spain, & the United States - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (Sculpture Garden Jazz Brunch - noon & 1 PM)


Monday, 28 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Hill & the Fruition Experiment - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• ACxDC, Enemy Insects, Ampallang Infection, Putrisect, and Bereave - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• American Wrestlers, Living Hour, and Boon - DC9
• Buddy Guy - Birchmere
• the Del Arcos - Galaxy Hut
• Elliott Yamin and Blake Lewis - Jammin' Java
• Father John Misty and Mikal Cronin - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Fidlar and Dune Rats - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Herb & Hanson and In the Whale - IOTA Club & Café
• Lalah Hathaway - Howard Theatre
• the Neighborhood, Bad Suns, and Hunny - 9:30 Club
• Striking Matches and Fairground Saints - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Today is the Day and Abigail Williams - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD]
• Women of Welders 2.0: Annalisa Dias, Rachel Hynes, Ronee Penoi, Alexandra Petri, and Hannah Hessel Ratner - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 29 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Ballet Folklórico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Boombox/UA - State Theatre
• the Eddie Leeway Show, Rhythm of Fear, Some NerveRed Death, Protester, and Queensway - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Elliott Yamin & Blake Lewis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Good Graeff - DC9
• Granny & the Boys - DC Public Library, Mt. Pleasant Branch [3160 16th St NW, WDC]
• Hoodlarious starring Tony Roberts - Howard Theatre
• Kathleen Bertrand - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lee Brice - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lydia, Seahaven, Turnover, and the Technicolors - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Maarja Nuut - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mutemath - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• the Neighborhood, Bad Suns, and Hunny - 9:30 Club
• Nick Jonas and Bebe Rexha - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Origin, Krisiun, Aeon, Alterbest, Soreption, and Ingested - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Patty Griffin and Sam Lee - Birchmere - sold out


Wednesday, 30 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex G - Jammin' Java
• Ben Rector and Judah & the Lion - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Bridget Kelly, Jermaine Crawford, and Savannah - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - Rescheduled from 8/8/15)
• Chick Corea & Béla Fleck - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Devon Allman Band and Byog - Gypsy Sally's
• Dounouya: Global Sounds on the Hill with Rahim AlHaj - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Gang of Four - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Great Guitars - the Hamilton
• Hemlines (EP release) and Homosuperior - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ibeyi and Vicktor Taiwo - 9:30 Club
• Jason Narducy (Split Single, Verbow, Bob Mould, Superchunk), Don Zientara, and Paint Branch - Bossa
• Marianne Solivan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Michael Lynche Live - AMP
• Moonchild - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Nerds & Music featurign Paul & Storm, Pat Rothfuss, Joel Gordon Hodgson - Birchmere
• Slaid Cleaves - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Spaceface and Louis Weeks - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Superhumanoids - DC9
We speak their names . . . A tribute to Warrior Women! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Thursday, 1 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Artimus Pyle Band: honoring the music of Ronnie Van Zant's Lynyrd Skynyrd - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Beats Antique - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bob Moses - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Bully and Heat - Rock & Roll Hotel
BYT Bentzen Ball Comedy Fest: Dr. Katz Live! starring Jonathan Katz and Laura Silverman with Tig Notaro, Janeane Garafolo, and more "on the couch"! - Lincoln Theatre
• Caravan of Thieves and Dead Winter Carpenters - Gypsy Sally's
• the Crane Wives - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Emily Hearn - Jammin' Java
• Joey Cape - Black Cat (Backstage)
• José James ("Yesterday I Had the Blues": the Music of Billie Holliday) and Nao Yoshioka - Birchmere
• Ms Mr, Circa Waves, and Crater - 9:30 Club
• Pat McGee, Jefferson Grizzard, and Billy Redfield - Baltimore SoundStage
Prong - Empire (formerly Jaxx) MOVED TO THE CANAL CLUB (Richmond) -- now TOUR CANCELLED
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Reigning Sound - DC9
• Roubblebucket and Elel - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sonny Vincent (of Testors), New York Junk, and Zin Vetro - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Title Tracks, BRNDA, and Art Sorority for Girls - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (DC Punk Archive Anniversary Basement Show)
• Tom Mackell - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Wolf Alice and Drenge - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Friday, 2 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Arkona, Helsott, Winterhymn, Yesterday's Saints, March To Victory, and Isenmor - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Big Mean Sound Machine and Polyrhythmics - Gypsy Sally's
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dailey & Vincent - State Theatre
• Dot Dash and the Black Sparks - Comet Ping Pong (Salad Days DVD Release Show)
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, Henbrain, and Betsy & the Bicycles - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Four Year Strong, Defeater, Superheaven, and My Iron Lung - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hiroshima - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Iron Man, A Sound of Thunder, Bound by the Grave, and Tyrant's Hand - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jo Koy - Warner Theatre
• June Gloom, Puppy, Thelma, and Dais - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Kenny Dope and Prosumer - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Lake Street Dive - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lee Ritenour - the Hamilton
• Lunar Carnival - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• New Kingston and Footwerk - Jammin' Java
• Pat McGee & Friends and Brian Dunne - Birchmere
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sonny Vincent, New York Junk, the Lolis, and Zin Vetro - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Spanglish Fly and Analog Soul Club - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
U+NFEST 4 - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Woodshedders - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 3 October 2015 [link to this day]

Aaron Carter - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show) POSTPONED
• Adore Delano with full band - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bog of the Infidel, Sire, and Bound by the Grave - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Brantley Gilbert, Sam Hunt, Parmalee, LOCASH, Kelsea Ballerini, and Cam - Merriweather Post Pavilion (WPOC Weekend in the Country - 1 PM Doors)
• Built To Spill, Helvetia, and Clarke & the Himselfs - 9:30 Club
• Cécile McLorin Salvant - 6th & I (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, Skinny Lister, and Beans on Toast - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Hiroshima - Birchmere
• In the Sea with Tristan Honsinger - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Lee Ritenour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Maritime and Wedding Dress - DC9
• National Philharmonic: Wagner's Rienzi - a Concert Opera - Strathmore (Music Center)
• New Orchestra of Washington - AMP
• Noah Gunderson and Field Report - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Ought, LVL UP, and BRNDA - Comet Ping Pong
• Pentagram, Satan's Satyrs, and Electric Citizen - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Stevie Wonder - Verizon Center
• Taylor Davis - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• Tensnake - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• That 1 Guy - Gypsy Sally's
• Timelord, Shumaun, MindMaze, and A Sound of Thunder - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
U+NFEST 4 - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Venomspitter, Death Penalty, Tond, Isenmor, and Khloros - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA] (Benefit for the Bethany House of Northern Virginia)
• Zedd (True Colors Tour), What So Not, and Alex Metric - DC Armory [2001 East Capital Street, WDC]


Sunday, 4 October 2015 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Birchmere
• Abigail Palmer Group, Rosewell, and Cryface - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Blue Highway - AMP
• Brantley Gilbert, Sam Hunt, Thompson Square, and Mo Pitney - Merriweather Post Pavilion (WPOC Weekend in the Country - 1 PM Doors)
BYT Bentzen Ball Comedy Fest: Tig Notaro - Lincoln Theatre
• Cattle Decapitation, King Parrot, Black Crown Initiate, and Dark Sermon - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Chris Grasso Trio with Lena Seikaly and Chuck Redd - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Cowboy Junkies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, Skinny Lister, and Beans on Toast - 9:30 Club
• the Lonely Heartstring Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Mo'nique - DAR Constitution Hall
• Pablo Ziegler Quartet for New Tango - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Radkey - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java
• Toro y Moi - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Very Small, the Escape Artist, and Boon - DC9
• Warm Sun, Brief Candles, Neiv, and Big Hush - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (3 PM Matinee Show)
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton
• Zedashe - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Monday, 5 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville - Birchmere
• Armageddon (with Chris Amott) and Ascension (US) - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Danielle Nicole and Liz Vice - Jammin' Java
• Destroyer and Jennifer Castle - 9:30 Club
• FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks) - Lincoln Theatre
• Flux Pavilion, Wilkinson, and Diskord - Baltimore SoundStage
Iggy Azalea and Nick Jonas - Verizon Center (Rescheduled from 5/12/15) CANCELLED
• the Lighthouse & the Whaler and Keeps - DC9
• Melody Gardot - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Positive No and Alarms & Controls - Galaxy Hut
Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java Rescheduled to 10/12/15
• Seoul and Young Ejecta - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Sezen Aksu - Warner Theatre


Tuesday, 6 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Computer Magic - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Glorious Sons (The Contender Tour) - DC9
• Laney Jones & the Spirits - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Luna and Diane Coffee - 9:30 Club
• Matthew Espinosa - Howard Theatre (Creative Collab Tour)
• Melody Gardot - Birchmere
• Oberhofer - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• One OK Rock (35xxxv Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tyler Ward - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 7 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Autechre - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Chameleons Vox (farewell tour, performing Script of the Bridge in its entirety), Pleasure Leftists, Cemetery, Lost Tribe, Shadow Age, and Wildhoney - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Christylez aco & Lily Neill (AIR Alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• David Ramirez (Fables album release show) and Dylan LeBlanc - Jammin' Java
• Kyle Dunnigan - Howard Theatre
• Lucinda Williams and Buick 6 - Lisner Auditorium
• Matt Nathanson (acoustic) - Birchmere
• Particle and Dr. Fameus - Gypsy Sally's
• Pure Bathing Culture and Wild Ones - DC9
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shemekia Copeland - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Teen Mom, Yairms, and Rom - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Wavves and Twin Peaks - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 8 October 2015 [link to this day]

• ALO and Fruition - the Hamilton
• the Band of Heathens and Cory Branan - Gypsy Sally's
• Big Daddy Kane & Rakim - Howard Theatre
• Bret Michaels - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Darlingside - IOTA Club & Café
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Slim Twig, and Oliver Figgs - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Kurt Vile & the Violators, Waxahatchee, and Luke Roberts - 9:30 Club
• Passafire, BackBeat SoundSystem, and Lionize - State Theatre
• Rob Cheatham - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Sadie & the Hotheads (Elizabeth McGovern of Downton Abbey) - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 12/4/14) CANCELLED
• Saintseneca, the Sidekicks, and Yowler - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tall Heights and Shook Twins - Jammin' Java
• Teen Daze, Heavenly Beat, and Lance Neptune - DC9
• Warren Haynes, Jeff Sipe, and ChessBoxer - Warner Theatre (the Ashes & Dust Tour)
• the Zombies - Odessey & Oracle Live - Lincoln Theatre


Friday, 9 October 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Ann Wilson Thing - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Arkells and Jake Isaac - Jammin' Java (Communion DC)
• Boat Burning - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Show at noon)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Danny Howells and R&B - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Electric 6, Yip Deciever, and DJ Jerrod Bronson - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
Emily West - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 5/5/15) Rescheduled to 1/23/15 due to "America's Got Talent" Tour
• Fistula, Fortress, Foehammer, Lord, and Musket Hawk - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hoots & Hellmouth - Gypsy Sally's
• Kenny Lattimore - Birchmere
• Korn, Suicide Silence, and Islander - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Larry Brown Quintet featuring special guest vocalist Sharón Clark - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Margaret Cho - the psyCHO tour - Warner Theatre
• Matthew Friedberger - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Metalachi - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Mew and the Dodos - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Owl City and Rozzi Crane - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Ricky Martin and Ha*Ash - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sun Ra Arkestra under the direction of Marhsall Allen - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Voodoo Pharmacology, the Blind Owl Band, and Swampcandy - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Witchtrap, Revenge (Columbia), Riotor, and Survival Instinct - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]


Saturday, 10 October 2015 [link to this day]

All Things Go Fall Classic 2015: Kygo, the Knocks, Penguin Prison, Niykee Heaton, Powers, Tigertown, Chelsea Lankes, the Walking Sticks - Union Market [1309 5th St NE, WDC] (Noon to 11 PM)
• the Ann Wilson Thing - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• BLK w/BEAR, Roger Beebe, David Armes, pater familias : Daniel Barbiero + JL Roth : STYLUS petite Sarah O'Halloran CK Barlow One Chord Ponies : Guillermo Pizarro - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Presented by Sonic Circuits)
• Bo Burnham - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Bob Forrest (Celebrity Rehab, Thelonius Monster) & Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Ramblin' Jack Elliot): A Night of Spoken-Word and Music - the Potter's House [1658 Columbia Rd NW, WDC]
• Burton Cummings - State Theatre
• the Capital Hearings: Spark of Genius - First Congregational United Church of Christ [945 G St NW, WDC]
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chrisette Michelle and Chelsey Green - Lisner Auditorium (A Red Note Evening)
• Cro-Mags, Next Step Up, WarXGames, and Supreme Commander - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (A Benefit for T.A.D. / Tad Stout)
• Daley - Howard Theatre
• Emerson Hart, Meiko, and My Silent Bravery - Jammin' Java (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Face and Euphonism - Jammin' Java (1 PM Matinee Show)
• Futurebirds - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Growlers and the Babe Rainbos - 9:30 Club
• Hard Stripes, Vanity, Semper Eadem, the Defense, O Imigio, and Spit - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jackie Evancho: Awakening - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Joey Bada$$, Denzel Curry, Bishop Nehru, and Nyck Caution - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Lissie - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Liz Frame & the Kickers - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Marco Benevento - Gypsy Sally's
• Musica Feminista Showcase - IOTA Club & Café (Early show - 3 PM)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sean Nicholas Savage, Dinner, and Go Cozy - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Twiddle & the Werks with Second Self - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Whispers - Birchmere


Sunday, 11 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Andrew Belle - Jammin' Java
• Atreyu - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bo Burnham - Lincoln Theatre
• the California Honeydrops and the Judy Chops - Gypsy Sally's
• Dan + Sha (Just the Right Kind of Crazy Tour) and Kelsea Ballerini - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Dave Hardin Band - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Drinks and Droor - DC9
• Electric Six and Yip Deceiver - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Gringo Star, Modern Nomad, and Joy Classic - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hermès String Quartet: music by Mozart, Schubert, and Webern - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Josh Rouse - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Lucero - 9:30 Club
• Marc Antony & Carlos Vives: Unido2 Tour - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Panteon Rococo - Howard Theatre
• Reckless Kelly - State Theatre
• Renaissance: Songs for All Our Times - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sean Nicholas Savage and Other Colors - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tom Principato Group - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Waxahatchee, Weyes Blood, and Try the Pie - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Whispers - Birchmere


Monday, 12 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Ann Wilson Thing - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bo Burnham - Lincoln Theatre
• Karin & Mike Kelleher - Melange CD release - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kinky Friedman's Loneliest Man I Ever Met Tour - the Hamilton
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java (Rescheduled from 10/5/15)
• Vanilla Fudge - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 13 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Ann Wilson Thing - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Collective Soul - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Dear Hunter, Chon, and Gates - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dread Mar-I - Howard Theatre
• John Grant - the Hamilton
• Kenya - CD release party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kinky Friedman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mat Kearney and Parachute - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Neon Indian - 9:30 Club
• Shannon & the Clams and Las Rosas - Comet Ping Pong
• Under the Streetlamp - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 14 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Benjamin Clementine - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Chris Cornell - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dispatch's Brad Corrigan & Friends - Jammin' Java
• Empress Of - DC9
• Glass Animals - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Hollywood Undead, Crown the Empire, and I Prevail - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Joywave and Alpine - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)
• Lindi Ortega and Smooth Hound Smith - Gypsy Sally's
• Mac DeMarco, Walter TV, and Alex Calder - Howard Theatre
• Matt Pond PA and Laura Stevenson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Piotr Pakhomkin & Amadou Kouyate (AIR alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sanctuary - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Subdudes and Vance Gilbert - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Taj Mahal Trio - the Hamilton
• the Word (Randolph, Medeski, NMA) and Amy Helm & the Handsome Strangers - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 15 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Audrey Chen (voice/cello) with Flandrew Fleisneberg (percussion) - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Bettye LaVette - the Hamilton
• Blitzen Trapper - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Borns and Avid Dancer - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Cherub and Hippie Sabotage - 9:30 Club
• Fortunate Youth, Stranger, and Sensamotion - Jammin' Java
• King Dude and Foie Gras - DC9
• Lane 8 - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Moon & Seven Stars: Ronn McFarlane (lute) & Mindy Rosenfeld (flute) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• MyLifeAsEva, Meredith Foster, Alisha Marie, Meghan Rienks, Mia Stammer, and Andie Case - Fillmore Silver Spring (Girls Night In)
• Nathaniel Leavitt - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Pseudogod, ArsantiqvA, Cemetery Piss, Citadel, and Storm of Damnation - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Sam Bush - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Shannon & the Clams, Las Rosas, Plrls, and the Gooch Palms - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
Sharptooth, Cigarette Bums, and the Split Seconds - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] CANCELLED
• the Subdudes and Vance Gilbert - Birchmere
• Suzy Bogguss & Hal Ketchum - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Will Overman, Southrail, and Wes Tucker - IOTA Club & Café


Friday, 16 October 2015 [link to this day]

• 0 - Howard Theatre
• Alcest, Emma Ruth Rundle, and Mother Moon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Big Something - the Hamilton
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Crystal Bowersox - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Family Force 5 and Born Cages - Jammin' Java
• Hal Ketchum & Suzy Bogguss - Birchmere
• Hans Raj Hans - Warner Theatre
• Jessy J & Nate Harasim - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Kacey Musgraves - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Leon Bridges and Kall Uchis - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• Mercury Rev - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Near Northeast and Cruzie Beaux - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged Community Showcase)
• Oddisee and Good Cmpny - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Overkill and Symphony X - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Pigpen Theatre Co. - AMP
• Roger Waters & the Musicians of MusicCorps, including Billy Corgan, Sheryl Crow, and Tom Morello: Music Heals - DAR Constitution Hall
• Vital Remains and Necronomicon - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]


Saturday, 17 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Al Jarreau - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen - Warner Theatre
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Cecily - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Classic Albums 1997: Skin Folds Five (as Ben Folds Five), Koshari (as Radiohead), Party Like It's (as No Doubt), Right Handed Lefties (as Incubus) - IOTA Club & Café
• Dungen and Quilt - DC9
• Folk Dances of India - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jessie's Girl and Rob Base - Howard Theatre (Back to the '80s Show - 10 PM)
• Kacey Musgraves - Lincoln Theatre
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• No BS! Brass Band and Dank - Gypsy Sally's
• Old 97's - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Phil Vassar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Protomartyr and Alone Time - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Recycled Earth, Vein, Queensway, Year of the Knife, and I Disappear - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Sekengard and Isenmore - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Monthly Metal)
• Strathmore Cabaret! An Evening in Paris - AMP
• Tobias Jesso Jr. and Wet - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)


Sunday, 18 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Backslider, Pharaoh, Jarhead Fertilizer, Cave State, Apeshitter, and Boys Don't Cry - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Ed Kowalczyk: Throwing Copper Unplugged - the Hamilton
• Eternal Summers - Comet Ping Pong
• the Fresh Kids of Bel-Air and host Mr. Belding - Howard Theatre (I Love the 90s Show - 10:45 PM)
• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Birchmere
• Keiko Matsui - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mark Knopfler - Warner Theatre
• Mayday Parade, Real Friends, This Wild Life, and As It Is - Fillmore Silver Spring (the AP Tour)
• Mother Falcon and Ben Sollee - the Fall Migration - Howard Theatre
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pat Travers Band and Hot Buttered Elvis - Jammin' Java
• PigPen Theatre Co. - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Poulenc Trio: Music by Copland, Prokofief, Stravinsky, and Weinberg - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Prometean Horde, the Noctambulent, and Permafrost - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Smallpools, Phoebe Ryan, and Machineheart - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)


Monday, 19 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Battles - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Braids - DC9
• Chuck Prophet (solo) - Jammin' Java
• Doyle (ex-Misfits), the Family Ruin, Hatchet, By the Graveyard Tree, Dead End Lane, and Professional Victim - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Ex-Cult - Comet Ping Pong
• Telekinesis and Say Hi - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tove Lo - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out


Tuesday, 20 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Boys Life, Josh Berwanger Band, and John Bustine - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Daby Toure - Jammin' Java
• Dave Davies of the Kinks - Howard Theatre
• Halsey - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Hiatus Kaiyote: Live in 3D - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Hippie Control - DC Public Library, Dorothy I. Height/Benning Road Branch [3935 Benning Rd. NE, WDC]
• Israel Nash - DC9
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Rasputina and Daniel Knox - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Wailin' Jennys - Birchmere
• Yuna - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Wednesday, 21 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Cannibal Ox, Liam Tracy, and Dirt Platoon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Disclosure - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• John Kocur & Herb and Hanson (AIR Alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Matoma - 9:30 Club (Late show - 11 PM)
• Michael McDonald - Birchmere
• Michael Pollan - Lisner Auditorium
• Nightmares on Wax (DJ set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Soulfly, Soilwork, Decapitated, and Shatterd Sun - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Streetlight Manifesto - Fillmore Silver Spring
the Struts - DC9 - sold out MOVED to the Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Struts and Karma Killers - Rock & Roll Hotel (Moved from DC9) - sold out
• Tyrone Wells (solo) - Jammin' Java
• X Ambassadors, Skylar Grey, and Kevin Garrett - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 22 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Avery*Sunshine - Birchmere
• Banda Magda - Bossa
• Caspian and Circle Takes the Square - DC9
• David Sedaris - Lisner Auditorium
• Disclosure - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Edgar Meyer & Christian McBride - 6th & I
• Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad - the Hamilton
• Here We Go Magic and Big Thief - Rock & Roll Hotel
Julian Casablancas + the Voidz and Craft Spells - 9:30 Club CANCELLED
• Kim Richey - Jammin' Java
• Maria Muldaur - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Meat Wave, the Dirty Nil, and Telegraph Wires - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Milo, Safari Al, RNL, and Hosted by Ardamus - Velvet Lounge
• the Misfits (playing Static Age in its entirety), She Demons, Pain, the Sonic Creeps, and Summer's End - Baltimore SoundStage
• New Found Glory, Yellowcard, and Tigers Jaw - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Old Dominion - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Teen, Widowspeak, and Ava Luna - Comet Ping Pong
• the Underachiverers, Pouya & the Buffet Boys, Kirk Knight, and Bodega Bamz - Howard Theatre (Forevermore Express Tour)


Friday, 23 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Aer (One of a Kind Tour), Cody Simpson, and Chef'special - Fillmore Silver Spring
• American Aquarium - the Hamilton
• Autre Ne Veut and GEMS - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Avery*Sunshine - Birchmere
• Bell Biv DeVoe - Howard Theatre
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Compania Flamenca José Porcel: Flamenco Fire - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Go Go Gadjet - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Joe Jackson - Lincoln Theatre
• Jonathan Biss, pianist - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Julie Bullock (soprano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children, the Stars & the Sea, and Mongoloidian Glow - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Lotus and Pan Astral - 9:30 Club
• the Mavericks - State Theatre
• National Gallery of Art String Quartet: Music by Sibelius and Nielsen - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 12:10 PM)
• Sebastian Maniscalco - Warner Theatre
• Slagstorm, Heavy Temple, Skitchchrist, and Elagabalus - Delmar Bar & Grill [16715 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD] (All Heathens Ball)
• Steve Lauri (of the Hollies) - Jammin' Java
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Susto and Tedo Stone - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Tumbleweed Wanderers - Gypsy Sally's


Saturday, 24 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Antigone Rising - Jammin' Java
• Babes in Toyland and Kitten Forever - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Circa Survive and RX Bandits - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Gary Gulman and Joe List - 6th & I
• the Goons, Supreme Commander, Copstabber, and Station - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Iration (Hotting Up Tour), the Green, the Movement, and Hours Eastly - Fillmore Silver Spring
• John Brown's Body - Gypsy Sally's
• Kylesa, Inter Arma, Indian Handcrafts, and Irata - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Little May - DC9
• Lotus and Pan Astral - 9:30 Club
• Mariza - Lisner Auditorium
• the Mavericks - State Theatre
• Mikky Ekko - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Musiq Soulchild - Howard Theatre
• National Gallery of Art Piano Trio: Music by Sibelius and Nielsen - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 12:10 PM)
• Raheem DeVaughn and Leela James - Warner Theatre
• Raven's Night - Birchmere
• Rudresh Mahanthappa - "Bird Calls" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Solar Return, HUEI, Ariadne, and Tag Cloud - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Presented by Sonic Circuits)
• the Southern Gothic (featuring Connor Christian) - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
the Sound of Music - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Vinny Vegas, Bent Knee, Body Thief, and Mark Mikina - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Yuna - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Sunday, 25 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Coeur de Pirate - 6th & I
• Cold War Kids featuring Dearland Horns, Maudlin Strangers, and Kinsey - 9:30 Club
• Commodores - Birchmere
• the Darkness (Blast Of Our Kind Tour) and These Raven Skies - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Day We Met, Wylder, Aleko, and Ronnie Glenn Williams - Velvet Lounge
• Green River Ordinance, the Last Bison, and Sean McConnell - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Kill Lincoln, Murphy's Kids, and the Snails - DC9
• Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• the Menzingers and MeWIthoutYou - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Musiq Soulchild - Howard Theatre
• National Gallery of Art Orchestra (Peter Wilson, guest conductor): Music by Sibelius and Nielsen - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth - the Hamilton
• Raheem DeVaughn, Leela James, and V Bozeman - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Rudresh Mahanthappa - "Bird Calls" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Southern Culture on the Skids and Atomic Mosquitos - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tracy Grammer and Molly Parden - Jammin' Java


Monday, 26 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Cult Leader, Empty Vessels, Passage Between, and Claw - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band - Lincoln Theatre
• Loreena McKennitt (trio) - Birchmere
• Masked Intruder, Copyrights, and Not Scientists - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Peaches and Deap Valley - 9:30 Club
• the Polyphonic Spree (15th Anniversary Tour) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Wind + the Wave - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 27 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Alunageorge - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Blind Guardian and Grave Digger - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Bright Light Social Hour and Swimm - Rock & Roll Hotel
• David Ryan Harris and Melissa Polinar - DC9
• the Ex, Ken Vandermark, and Puff Pieces - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Loreena McKennitt (trio) - Birchmere
• Mary Gauthier and Eliza Gilkyson - Jammin' Java
• Passing Phases and Shepherds - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro, and Mickey Virtue - with Radio Riddler - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 28 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Ex & Ken Vandermark - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Garbage - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Hate Eternal, Misery Index, Beyond Creation, and Rivers of Nihil - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jay Farrar performing songs of Son Volt's Trace with Holy Sons - Birchmere
• July Talk and Little Hurricane - DC9 (Dr Martens #StandForSomething Tour)
• Mary Gauthier & Eliza Gilkyson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Portland Cello Project - the Hamilton
• Strange Talk and Intergalactix - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Wytold & Chelsey Green (AIR Alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 29 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Ashley Monroe (of Pistol Annies) - 6th & I
• Cypress Hill and Immortal Technique - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Elephant Revival - State Theatre
• Garbage - 9:30 Club - sold out
• IAMX - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• John Pizzarelli: McCartney & More (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good, Brooke Annibale, and Dear Creek - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Max - Sounds Like Gibberish Tour - Jammin' Java
• Natalie McMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions from Cape Breton & Beyond - Birchmere
• O Inimigo, Mauler, and Mental School - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Pentimento, Better Off, A Will Away, Caleb & Carolyn, and My Heart My Anchor - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Tubes featuring Fee Waybill - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 30 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Catherine Russell - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dave & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• David Bromberg Big Band - Birchmere
• Ellis Paul and Chelsea Berry - Jammin' Java
• Gin Blossoms - Howard Theatre
• Halloween Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party featuring Biz Markie, the New Romance, and Here's To the Night - Fillmore Silver Spring
• John Pizzarelli: McCartney & More (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - 9:30 Club
• Tim O'Brien and Old Man Luedecke - the Hamilton


Saturday, 31 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Asstro Zombies (Misfits tribute), the Flying Eyes, Natural Velvet, and Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Ghoul's Night Out)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chad Valley, Keep Shelly In Athens, Stranger Cat, and Different Sleep - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones and Webb Wilder - Birchmere
• Elephant Revival - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Halloween Circus featuring Jonny Grave & the Tombstones and Footwerk - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Joan Armatrading - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• John Pizzarelli: McCartney & More (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kip Moore, Michael Ray, and Joey Hyde - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne: Solid Soul - Lisner Auditorium
• National Philharmonic: Bach Favorites - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Red Hot Grateful Phish and the Last Rewind - Gypsy Sally's
• the Revivalists and Gedeon Luke & the People - 9:30 Club
• STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tim O'Brien & Old Man Luedecke - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee - A Hillbilly Halloween)


Sunday, 1 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Adler (featuring Steven Adler from Guns N' Roses) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brass-A-Holics - the Hamilton
Festival of Praise: Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton, Kim Burrell, Jessica Reedy, Zacardi Cortez - DAR Constitution Hall
• Indigo Girls - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Inscape Chamber Orchestra: Music by Dallapiccola, Górecki, Hallman, Scriabin, and Young - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Joan Armatrading - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Joanna Gruesome - DC9
• John Pizzarelli: McCartney & More (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Juan Gabriel - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Maurizio Pollini (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Notaries Public, Mimi Loco & the Drama Queens, and Hannah Racecar - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• the Polyphonic Spree (15th anniversary tour: performing The Beginning Stages Of . . . in its entirety) - Birchmere
• Sufjan Stevens and Gallant - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Who (The Who Hits 50! Tour) - Verizon Center
• Young Thug - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Youth Lagoon and Moon King - 9:30 Club


Monday, 2 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Craig Finn and Esmé Patterson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• David Cook - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Districts, Lady Lamb, and Sun Club - 9:30 Club
• Indigo Girls - Birchmere
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions with special guest Namvula - Jammin' Java
• Tops and Molly Nilsson - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Tuesday, 3 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Beirut - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Born Ruffians and Young Rival - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chatham County Line - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Craig Finn and Esme Patterson - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• David Cook - the Hamilton
• Joshua Radin, Odessa, and Anya Marina - Birchmere
• Lido - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Marching Church (Elias Rennfelt of Iceage) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Simon Townshend - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 4 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Beirut - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Declan O'Rourke and Peter Breinholt - Jammin' Java
• the Hotelier, Runaway Brother, Oso Oso, and Spirit of the Beehive - DC9
• Jody Watley featuring Shalamar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Joshua Radin, Odessa, and Anya Marina - Birchmere
• Mean Jeans and the Ar-Kaics - Comet Ping Pong
• Movits! - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Parov Stelar - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 5 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Andy Mineo and Mali Music - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Ashu (classical saxophone) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Author & Punisher and Muscle & Marrow - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Bros. Landreth and the Ballroom Thieves - the Hamilton
• Crawl and Dead Hand - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Delbert McClinton and Damon Fowler - Birchmere
• Den-Mate - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Don Henley - DAR Constitution Hall
• Gorgon City - 9:30 Club
• Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 6 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. and Brothertiger - 9:30 Club
• Dead& Company - Verizon Center
• Deafheaven, Tribulation, and Envy - Howard Theatre
• the Dirty Nil - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Ilsa, Vastum, Trenchgrinder, Genocide Pact, and Bestial Evil - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jody Watley & Shalamar Reloaded - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joseph Arthur - Jammin' Java
• Marina & the Diamonds and Christine & the Queens - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Murs - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Oleta Adams - Birchmere
• Pink Talking Fish and Holly Bowling - Gypsy Sally's
• Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - State Theatre
• the Turnpike Troubadours and the Black Lillies - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Weight (Songs of The Band) - AMP


Saturday, 7 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Diiv, No Joy, and Sunflower Beam - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Guster - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Jim Jefferies - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Jody Watley & Shalamar Reloaded - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lucy Kaplansky - Jammin' Java
• Odesza - 9:30 Club (Two shows - 6 PM & 10 PM) - sold out
• Oleta Adams - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paul Anka - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Stephanie Mills - Howard Theatre
• Sunny Ledfurd - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Suzanne Westenhoefer - Birchmere
• Turnpike Troubadours and the Black Lillies - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Wanda Sykes - Warner Theatre
• Waters - DC9
• We Were Promised Jetpacks - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Yacht - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Sunday, 8 November 2015 [link to this day]

• David Hardy (cellist) and Lisa Emenheiser (pianist): Music for cello & piano by Britten and Rachmaninoff - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Fourplay - Birchmere
• George Winston - Birchmere
• Ghosts of Sailors at Sea - Galaxy Hut
• Jody Watley & Shalamar Reloaded - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kataklysm and Belphegor - Baltimore SoundStage
• MisterWives and Waters - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Mountain Heart - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats - DC9 MOVED to the Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and Land Lines - Rock & Roll Hotel (Moved from DC9) - sold out
• Peter Himmelman Band and Christina Lee Hutson - the Hamilton
• Shenandoah Run - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Wanda Sykes - Warner Theatre
• Yob, Black Cobra, and Iron Man - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Monday, 9 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Black Tar Prophet, Akris, and Destroyer of Man - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Gwar, Born of Osiris, and Battlecross - 9:30 Club
• Minus the Bear, O'Brotehr, and Aero Flynn - Howard Theatre
• Toadies (Heretics Tour) with In the Whale - Birchmere


Tuesday, 10 November 2015 [link to this day]

• AndersonPonty Band with Jon Anderson & Jean Luc Ponty - Howard Theatre
• Cooder-White-Skaggs (Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs) - Birchmere
• Kat Edmonson and Milton - 6th & I
• Mortuary Drape, Mgla, Sangus, Cemetery Piss, and Vermord - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Paul Thorn - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• RAC and Big Data - 9:30 Club
• Skinny Puppy and Youth Code - Baltimore SoundStage
• SoMo, Jordan Bratton, and Kirko Bangz - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Stephen Kellogg - the Hamilton
• Styx - Strathmore (Music Center - Benefit for CSAAC)


Wednesday, 11 November 2015 [link to this day]

• California Guitar Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cooder-White-Skaggs (Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs) - Birchmere
• El Debarge - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• EL VY - 9:30 Club
• King Khan & BBQ Show, Milk Lines, and DJ Rob Macy - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Mike Farris Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Puscifer - Strathmore (Music Center)
• United States Army Chorus: Veterans Day concert - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 12:10 PM)


Thursday, 12 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Charlatans - Howard Theatre
• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Debby Boone - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dilly Dally - DC9
• Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis - AMP
• Jon McLaughlin and Tess Henley - the Hamilton
• Jonathan Butler - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Malthusian, Mutant Supremacy, and Imperial Triumphant - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Mustard Plug - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Natalie Prass and Loamlands - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rachael Yamagata and May Name is You - 9:30 Club
• Timeflies and Kalin & Myles - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tommy Emmanuel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Wye Oak with members of the BSO - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD] (BSO Pulse)


Friday, 13 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chris Tomlin and Rend Collective - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Fuzz - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Jonathan Butler - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Knuckle Puck, Seaway, Sorority Noise, and Head North - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Kung Fu and Consider the Source - Gypsy Sally's
• Kuok-Wai Lio and Zoltán Fejérvári, pianists - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Last Waltz Tribute with Julia Nixon, Tommy Lepson, Pete Ragusa, Michael Clem, Ruthie Logsdon, Margot MacDonald, Kirk Philips, 40 Dollar Fine, Bill Starks, Bill Baker, Greg Hardin, Chopteeth Horns, Tom Principato, Big Joe Maher - the Hamilton
• Luke Brindley & Friends - Jammin' Java
• Pablo Alboran - Howard Theatre
• Ron White and Josh Blue - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 5 PM)
• SOJA and J Boog - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Steve Hackett: from Acolyte to Wolflight plus Genessis Classics (197091977) including The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, Cinema Show, and more - Lincoln Theatre
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP
• Tommy Emmanuel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tribute to Charlie Byrd - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Wild Child and Royal Canoe - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 14 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Angie Stone - Howard Theatre
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• the Gibson Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• James Bay - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Jonathan Butler - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Last Waltz Tribute to the Band featuring Julia Nixon, Tommy Lepson, Tom Principato, Michael Clem, Pete Ragusa, Ruthie & the Wranglers, Kirk Philips, Chopteeth Horns, and more - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Shamir - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• SOJA and J Boog - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• tobyMac, Britt Nicole, and Colton Dixon - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Tom Paxton & Friends - The Last Roundup with special guests Janis Ian, Robin & Linda Williams, Jim Rooney, & more - Birchmere
• Windhand, Danava, and Monolord - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Xavier Rudd & the United Nations - State Theatre (the Flag North American Tour)


Sunday, 15 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chucho Valdés: Irakere 40 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the David Mayfield Parade & Sean McConnell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Jonathan Butler - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lee Ann Womack - Birchmere
• National Gallery of Art Wind Quintet - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Shakey Graves and Those Darlins - 9:30 Club
• Wand - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Weekend - Verizon Center


Monday, 16 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Birchmere
• All Time Low, Sleeping with Sirens, and Neck Deep - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] (Back to the Future Hearts Tour)
• the Beautiful Ones, Bent Life, Caught in a Crowd, Jesus Piece, and Queensway - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 17 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Against the Current - Jammin' Java
• Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, New Politics, the Griswolds, and LoLo - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Chris Robinson Brotherhood - 9:30 Club
• Homosuperior - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Made of Oak (Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso) and Tushka (Phil Moore of Bowerbirds) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Madeleine Peyroux - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Teen Suicide, Snakes, Alter, and Wild Moth - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Together Pangea and White Reaper - DC9
• U.S. Girls and Escape-ism - Comet Ping Pong
• Youssou N'Dour - Lisner Auditorium


Wednesday, 18 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Castle, the Offering (mem. The Pilgrim), and Witch Hazel - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Kamelot and Dragonforce - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Paco Pena - Lisner Auditorium
• Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere
• the Wood Brothers - 9:30 Club
• the Yardbirds - AMP


Thursday, 19 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Castle, King Giant, and Citadel - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cory Morrow - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Ethel - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Health: Death Magic Tour 2015 - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Loose Ends featuring Jane Eugene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere


Friday, 20 November 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aurelian, Shumaun, Death Penalty, A Sound of Thunder, and Division - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Greg Brown - Jammin' Java
• Loose Ends feat. Jane Eugene - Howard Theatre
• MO - 9:30 Club
• Moonshine Society, Eli Cook, and Jonny Grave - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere
• Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 21 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Diarrhea Planet and Music Band - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Greg Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Joey Alexander Trio - 6th & I
• A John Waters Christmas: Holier & Dirtier - Birchmere
• the Ocean Blue - Jammin' Java
• Parkway Drive - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere
• Slow Magic, Giraffage, and Dakyl - 9:30 Club
• Sonny Landreth - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Tenors - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 22 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Anonymous 4 and Bruce Molsky - 6th & I
• Gerald Albright - Birchmere
• Jerry Douglas - Birchmere
• Macy Gray and Valise - Howard Theatre
• National Gallery of Art New Music Ensemble - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Noah Hunt (vocalist for Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band) and Mato Nanji (frontman of Indigenous) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Technicolor Motor Home (Steely Dan tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 23 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Flamin Groovies - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Macy Gray - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 24 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Dr. Dog with members of the BSO - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD] (BSO Pulse)
• the Wonder Years, Motion City Soundtrack, State Champs, and You Blew It! - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 25 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the English Beat - 9:30 Club
• Mayhem, Watain, and Rotting Christ - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sinkane - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 27 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Classic Albums Live: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Front Bottoms, the Smith Street Band, and Elvis Depressedly - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Government Issue, Copstabber, Saddle of Centaur, and Thee Lexington Arrows - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Nighthawks and Skip Castro Band - State Theatre
• NRBQ - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Peppa Pig Live! - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 1 PM & 5 PM)


Saturday, 28 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dream Discs: The Wild, the Innocent, & the E Street Shuffle / Moondance - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Glen Hansard - DAR Constitution Hall
• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Serenade - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Parthenon Huxley & Friends perform the hits of ELO & Beatles - Jammin' Java
• ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre


Sunday, 29 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Gallery of Art Orchestra (Gillian Anderson, guest conductor) ciné-concert featuring Way Down East - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (East Building Auditorium - 3:30 PM)
• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Serenade - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• the Sword and Royal Thunder - Rock & Roll Hotel (High Country Tour)


Tuesday, 1 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 2 December 2015 [link to this day]

• a Peter White Christmas featuring Mindi Abair & Rick Braun - Birchmere


Thursday, 3 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Blood Sweat & Tears feat. Bo Bice - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• the Hip Hop Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Sheila E - Birchmere


Friday, 4 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Blood Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice - Birchmere
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2015 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• John Scofield & Jon Cleary Duo - Howard Theatre
• Over the Rhine - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Peter White's Christmas featuring Mindi Abair & Rick Braun - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)


Saturday, 5 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Cheryl Wheeler & John Gorka - Birchmere
• Paula Poundstone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)


Sunday, 6 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Calmus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• DigiTour SlayBells - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Head-Roc and Jack on Fire - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Mark O'Connor: An Appalachian Christmas - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull) - Jammin' Java
• Squeeze Acoustic: "The At Odds Couple", an evening with Difford & Tilbrook - Birchmere


Monday, 7 December 2015 [link to this day]

• David Benoit Christmas: Tribute to Charlie Brown with special guest Jane Monheit - Birchmere
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 9 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Bronze Radio Return - the Hamilton
• Darwin Deez - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Matisyahu: Festival of Light - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal - Birchmere


Thursday, 10 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun: Honky Tonk Holiday Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Dan Band (Holiday Show) - Birchmere
• Matisyahu (Festival of Light) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Friday, 11 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• City & Colour and Bahamas - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Judy Collins and Ari Hest - Birchmere
• Michael Feinstein Sinatra Centennial - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Toby Lightman - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 12 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - all-ages matinee & evening show)
• Dar Williams - 6th & I
• Howard University's Afro Blue: Community Caroling - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building Rotunda - 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM)
• Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Judy Collins and Ari Hest - Birchmere


Sunday, 13 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Andrea Bocelli - Verizon Center
• DC Youth Orchestra: Community Caroling - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, East Garden Court - 1:30 PM & 2:20 PM)
• the Get Up Kids (20th Anniversary Tour), Into It. Over It., and Rozwell Kid - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Trio Sefardi - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)


Tuesday, 15 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 16 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Asleep at the Wheel: "Merry Texas Christmas, Y'all!" - Birchmere


Thursday, 17 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Carbon Leaf - Birchmere


Friday, 18 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Carbon Leaf - Birchmere
• Pieces of a Dream - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 19 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• A Darlene Love Christmas: Love for the Holidays - Howard Theatre
• Marriotts Ridge High School Madrigals: Community Caroling - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building Rotunda - 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM)
• Maysa & Her Jazz Funk Soul Orchestra featuring music from A Very Maysa Christmas and Back 2 Love - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 10 PM)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere


Sunday, 20 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Central Bucks West High School Choir: Community Caroling - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building Rotunda - 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM)
• Eric Mintel Quartet featuring Central Bucks West High School Choir: Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of A Charlie Brown Christmas - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (West Building, West Garden Court - 3:30 PM)
• Griffin House - Jammin' Java
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Robert Glasper Experiment - Birchmere


Monday, 21 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Robert Glasper Experiment - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 22 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Todd Wright's 13th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 23 December 2015 [link to this day]

• a John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage
• Todd Wright's 13th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 26 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Cyrus Chestnut (piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Egypt (Annual Reunion Show) and Alan Scott Band - Jammin' Java
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Birchmere


Sunday, 27 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Cyrus Chestnut (piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Stephen Kellogg - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)


Monday, 28 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Cyrus Chestnut (piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mint Condition - Holiday Show - Birchmere
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the White Panda - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 29 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Cyrus Chestnut (piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Deanna Bogart Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mint Condition - Holiday Show - Birchmere


Wednesday, 30 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Cyrus Chestnut (piano) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mint Condition - Holiday Show - Birchmere
• Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 31 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Melodime, Simplified, Honor By August, the Roosevelts, Sam Grow, Michael Tolcher, Andy Suuki & the Method, Luke Brindley - Jammin' Java


Friday, 1 January 2016 [link to this day]

• In Gratitude (Earth Wind & Fire tribute) and Motown & More (Motown and Soul tribute) - Birchmere
• Melodime, Simplified, Honor By August, the Roosevelts, Sam Grow, Michael Tolcher, Andy Suuki & the Method, Luke Brindley - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 2 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Melodime, Simplified, Honor By August, the Roosevelts, Sam Grow, Michael Tolcher, Andy Suuki & the Method, Luke Brindley - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 3 January 2016 [link to this day]

• the Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show and Tif Ginn - Jammin' Java
• Maggie's Music Celebration for the New Year featuring Maggie Sansone, Robin Bullock, & special guests - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 9 January 2016 [link to this day]

• American Spiritual Ensemble and Everett McCorvey - 6th & I
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 10 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Freedy Johnston & Jeffrey Gaines - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Maceo Parker - Birchmere


Tuesday, 12 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Travis Tritt - Birchmere


Thursday, 14 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 15 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Saturday, 16 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• National Philharmonic: Bach Violin Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 17 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Atlantic String Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion - 4 PM)
• Christian Scott - AMP
• Gerald Albright (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 21 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Duo Deloro - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 22 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Marcia Ball - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 23 January 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Janus Fest (2-Piece showcase) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Emily West - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 5/5/15 and 10/9/15)
• Marcia Ball - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Sunday, 24 January 2016 [link to this day]

• the Philadelphia Orchestra Chamber Ensemble - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 29 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Will Downing - Birchmere


Saturday, 30 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Will Downing - Birchmere


Monday, 1 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Sergio Mendes: A Celebration of 50 Years of Brasil '66 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 3 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 5 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of Alice's Restaurant - Birchmere
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 6 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of Alice's Restaurant - Birchmere
• Brooklyn Rider and Gabriel Kahane - 6th & I
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Haffner Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Sunday, 7 February 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Haffner Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Monday, 8 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Tommy Emmanuel (It's Never Too Late Tour) - Birchmere


Tuesday, 9 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Tommy Emmanuel (It's Never Too Late Tour) - Birchmere


Wednesday, 10 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 11 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Dénes Várjon (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre


Friday, 12 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Lisner Auditorium
• VOCES8 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 13 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane - Fillmore Silver Spring (Hell of a Night Tour)
• Roomful of Teeth and American Contemporary Music Ensemble - 6th & I
• Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage - Warner Theatre


Sunday, 14 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Thursday, 18 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Dan Tepfer's Acoustic Informatics - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Jones Family Singers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 19 February 2016 [link to this day]

• globalFEST On the Road - Creole Carnival: Emeline Michel, Casuarina, Brushy One String - Lisner Auditorium


Saturday, 20 February 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Vivaldi's Gloria - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 21 February 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Vivaldi's Gloria - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Thursday, 25 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Nicolas Altstaedt (cello) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 26 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Itamar Zorman, violin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 27 February 2016 [link to this day]

• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Monday, 29 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)


Tuesday, 1 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Janet Jackson - Verizon Center
• Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, & Anias Mitchell - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 2 March 2016 [link to this day]

• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Thursday, 3 March 2016 [link to this day]

• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Natalie Cole - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 4 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Flenco Vivo: Poema de Andalucía - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 6 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 10 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Mischa Bouvier (baritone) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 11 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Ariel Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 18 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 20 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the Oak Ridge Boys - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 2 PM & 7 PM)


Wednesday, 23 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Johnny Clegg - Lisner Auditorium


Thursday, 24 March 2016 [link to this day]

• the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ward-Kong Duo - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 25 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Lawrence Brownlee, tenor - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 26 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Loston Harris - AMP
• the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Sonata Arctica and Delain - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 1 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Metropolitan Opera: Rising Stars Concert Series - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 2 April 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 3 April 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Thursday, 7 April 2016 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]


Friday, 8 April 2016 [link to this day]

• the Aizuri Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]


Saturday, 9 April 2016 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]
• Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 10 April 2016 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]


Thursday, 14 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Greg Sandow - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Habib Koite & Vusi Mahlasela: Acoustic Africa - Lisner Auditorium


Wednesday, 20 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Brad Mehldau Trio - 6th & I


Thursday, 21 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Ensemble Schumann - Strathmore (Mansion)


Sunday, 24 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Buika - Lisner Auditorium


Thursday, 28 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Ana Moura - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Lone Bellow with members of the BSO - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD] (BSO Pulse)


Thursday, 19 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Todd Marcus Quintet - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 26 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Friday, 27 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Saturday, 28 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Sunday, 29 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Saturday, 4 June 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 - Strathmore (Music Center)