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Friday, 6 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 7 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 8 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 9 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 10 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 11 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 12 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 13 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 14 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 15 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 16 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 17 May 2016 [link to this day]

2077 directed by Erica Rebollar in collaboration with RebollarDance and John Moletress - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Adia Victoria and the Grey A - DC9
• Big Black Delta and Sego - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bradd Marquis - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Flatbush Zombies, A$AP Twelvyy, and Remy Banks - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Floating Points (live) and Faltydl - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lauren White - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Rogue Wave and Hey Marseilles - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Say Anything, mewithoutYou, Teen Suicide, and Museum Mouth - 9:30 Club
• Sebastian Bach - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Strawbs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Teething Veils, Extravision & Brooks Strause, and the Red Fetish - Velvet Lounge
• Tony Lucca, Keaton Simons, and Paul Pfau - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 18 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Brandy Clark - Birchmere
• Chris Urquiaga - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Cimorelli and Tre Coast - Jammin' Java
• Dominic Fragman, Velella Valhalla, and Matt Naas - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Explosions in the Sky and Disappears - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Foundation of Funk and Box Era - Baltimore SoundStage
the Foundations of Funk featuring George Porter Jr (The Meters), Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters), Eric Krasno (Soulive/Lettuce) & Neal Evans (Soulive/Lettuce) - Howard Theatre MOVED to Baltimore Soundstage
• Gemaine - DC9
• Harry Allen All Star New York Saxophone Band with Eric Alexander, Grant Stewart, and Gary Smulyan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jacob Whitesides and Shane Harper - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jlin, Tripletrain, Native Sun, and Lush - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Max Hatt and Edda Glass - Bossa
• Moby: Porcelain book reading - 6th & I
• Open the Door for Three: Liz Knowles (fiddle), Kieran O'Hare (uilleann pipes), Pat Broders (bouzouki and vocals) - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Silence, Blood Rust, Pellars, and Malicious Code - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Strange Machines and Mister F - Gypsy Sally's
• Strawbs - AMP
• Tombs, Corpse Light, Gloom, and Ostrov & the Offering - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Veronneau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Zombies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 19 May 2016 [link to this day]

• A$AP Ferg and Tory Lanez - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Level Up Tour)
• Animal Years, the Milestones, and Heavy Lights - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Apocalyptica, 10 Years, and Failure Anthem - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bloc Party and the Vaccines - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Brian Regan - Warner Theatre
• By & By - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• CrushnPain, Sister Grotto, C.J. Boyd, and Pleasures - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• David Liebe Hart (Adult Swim/Tim & Eric), Cartoon Weapons, and Jack On Fire - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Deanna Bogart - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Eats Everything and Lauren Lane - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Explosions in the Sky and Disappears - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Foreign Exchange - Howard Theatre
• Gwenno and the Galaxy Electric - DC9
• Hackensaw Boys (album release show) and Herb & Hanson - Gypsy Sally's
• Hellshock, Deathwish, Sadist, Vivid Sekt, and Raw Filth - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Imani-Grace - Casa Phoenix [1307 Corcoran St NW, WDC]
• Jazz Band Master Class & the Capital City Voices - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Only)
• Joe Lally and DCIC - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kenny Chesney and Old Dominion - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Kino Musica - Bossa
• Mary Fagan - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mary Shaver, Laura Baron, and Janine Wilson - IOTA Club & Café
• Memory Tapes and Dance School - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mykki Blanco - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Chamber Group - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the Cactus Blossoms - the Hamilton
• Ottmar Liebert - Birchmere
• Radney Foster and Scott Kurt - Jammin' Java
• Rufus Wainwright - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Still Tide, Ms Fridrich, and Annie Stokes - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Sultans of String - AMP
• Todd Marcus Quintet featuring Don Byron - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Turtle Recall, Bells & Hunters (EP release), and Derek Evry - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Twin Peaks, Ne-Hi, and Jimmy Whispers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Young Novelists - House of Musical Traditions [7010 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD]


Friday, 20 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Beach Slang, Potty Mouth, Dyke Drama, and Positive No - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Beauty Pill - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• Bent Knee (album release), the Torches, Sean Croft, and Spirit Plots - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Brian Regan - Warner Theatre
• Cinema Hearts, Walkabout, and Out On the Weekend - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• David Liebe Hart (Cartoon Network / Adult Swim / Tim & Eric) and the Creepers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dead Gods (farewell show), Call Me a Dreamer, Seer, Sharptooth, Mother Moon, and Soul Truck - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Deanna Bogart Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Devil Makes Three and Jon Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Devolver, Kysmet, One Slack Mind, Encasing Embrace, and Weird Wolf - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Digitalism Live - Nadastrom - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Eric Felten Septet - AMP
• Everyone Orchestra (conducted by Matt Butler) and Of Tomorrow - Gypsy Sally's
• Hard Working Americans featuring Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Duane Trucks, Chad Staehly and Jesse Aycock w/ Reed Foehl - Birchmere (in the Flex Stage)
• Hayes Carll and Emily Gimble - the Hamilton
• Herb Scott - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone - Howard Theatre
• Ingratitude (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matt Davis Comedy Hypnosis Show - Baltimore SoundStage
• Maxxi Soundsystem and Jimmy B - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Michaela Anne (CD Release Show) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Chamber Group - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Okayafrica Sundstage with Debo Band, Time Is Fire, Underdog the DJ with special guest Dawit Eklund - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• On the Bus - IOTA Club & Café
• Outer Spaces, Wume, and Romantic States - Current Gallery [421 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD]
• Radar EP Release (The Wavelength Vol. 1), Lost Angel of Havik, the Coolots, YUM., and DJ Shawn Smallwood (aka Destrukshawn) - Velvet Lounge
• Rome Fortune and the Range - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Southern Culture on the Skids and Chicken Wire Gang - Jammin' Java
• Strictly Bizzness - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Walter Beasley - Birchmere Rescheduled for 5/13/16
• White Ford Bronco - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 21 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Supression, Fulgora, and Brain Tentacles - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Armed Forces Day Concert - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Back to the 90s: Dammit Josie (Blink-182 tribute), Party Like It's. . . (No Doubt tribute) - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - State Theatre
• Bent Knee - Orion Sound Studios [2903 Whittington Ave, Suite C, Baltimore, MD]
• Blaqk Audio, Night Riots, and Charming Liars - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Brian Regan - Warner Theatre
• BSO: the Planets - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Delbert McClinton - Birchmere
• Di Daly - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party featuring Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, the New Romance - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gary Sinise & the LT Dan Band Concert - Howard Theatre
• Honeytomb, the Purple Orange, Plague Bubonika, and Strange Birds - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
InfieldFest at the Preakness: the Chainsmokers, Fetty Wap, All Time Low, Chris Janson, Corey Smith - Pimlico Race Course [Hayward and Winner Ave, Baltimore, MD]
Jackie Mason - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Jahman Brahman, Nappy Riddem, and the Captivators - Gypsy Sally's (School's Out Reggae Jam)
• John Lawton and High Society - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Laurel Canyon: Golden Songs of Los Angeles 1966-72 - the Hamilton
• Loudpvck - Baltimore SoundStage
• Luxtress, Blinding Eye Dog, and Furiostatic - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Matt & Shannon Heaton - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, Brothers Osborne, Brett Young, Runaway June, Chris Lane, Lanco, and Lauren Alaina - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Novarium, Channel Volatile, Iritis, and Scarecrow's Curse - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• pantyraid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Parsonfield and Lowland Hum - IOTA Club & Café
• Rocket City Riot, Risk Ray, and the Nova-tones - Velvet Lounge
• Rooney, Mainland, and Attica Riots - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop - Lincoln Theatre
• Shenandoah Run (SR album release show) - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Slagstorm, Hexxus, and Slugthrower - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Southern Culture on the Skids - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tim Whalen Septet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• the Vi-Kings - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• You Won't, Jocelyn Mackenzie, and Fellow Creatures - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)


Sunday, 22 May 2016 [link to this day]

• the Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire - Dan & Phil - Warner Theatre
• Around the World in 20 Years: the Children's Chorus of Washington - Lisner Auditorium
• Avatar, Sunflower Dead, Downfall 2012, and Guns Out at Sundown - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bobby Thompson Project - IOTA Club & Café
• the Complete "Band On the Run" starring Denny Laine of Wings - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Corinne Bailey Rae - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Curren$y - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Danny Burns Band - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Diane Schuur - Birchmere
• DJ ?uestlove - Howard Theatre
• the Fabulous Hubcaps - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jarrett Cherner & Sarah Elizabeth Charles - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kid Claws and Skydiver - Galaxy Hut
• Miner and Silent Old Mtns. - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ottmar Liebert - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Peter Buchbauer (Out of My League Live Stand-Up CD/DVD recording), Ray Easter, and Kandyce August - Jammin' Java
• Peter Case - Jammin' Java (4 PM Acoustic Sunday Matinee)
• Vim & Vigor and Hello Dharma - DC9
• WPA: Simone Dinnerstein (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Monday, 23 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 24 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson, and Rob Schneider - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Bersuit Vergarabat + Caramelos de Cianuro - Howard Theatre
• the Body, Foehammer, Jail Solidarity, Socialite (members of Sheer Mag), and Exar Kun - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• BORNS, Coast Modern, and Beau - 9:30 Club
• C.W. Stoneking - DC9
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Ex Cult, Quitter, Pellars, and Cold Feet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Foul Swoops, Eureka California, Witching Waves, and Governess - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• Islands and Lushlife - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Junior Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Luca Turilli's Rhapsody & Primal Fear and A Sound of Thunder - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Men that Will Not Be Blamed for Nothing, Frenchy & the Punk, and Andrew O'Neil - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Missy Higgins and Billy Raffoul - Birchmere
• Paulette McWilliams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Summer Set, Handsome Ghost, Royal Teeth, and Call Me Karizma - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Tossers - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Westmob - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 25 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Annapolis Songwriting Collective 2 CD Compilation Release Show: Volume 1 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Arturo O'Farrill "Boss Level" Septet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Berner, Kool John, and Anonymous That Dude - Baltimore SoundStage
• Chef Cathal Armstrong - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Chris Grasso: the Vocal Workshop - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• Courtney Barnett - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Effects, Des Demonas, and Santics - Black Cat (Backstage)
• His Dream of Lions - Jammin' Java
• Jason Hammers - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jeffrey Herbert - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• JMSN and Tiffany Gouché - 9:30 Club
• Kimberly Kong (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Lincoln Durham and the Jones - DC9
Lindi Ortega and Robert "Fireball" Mitchell - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) POSTPONED
• Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Fruition - Gypsy Sally's
Maryland Deathfest XIV Pre-Fest: Absu, Profanatica, Cryfemal, Pissgrave, Putrisect - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• MCYO of Strathmore's Platinum Celebration - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Richard Marx - Birchmere
• Saul Hernandez - Howard Theatre
• Yeesh, Polyon, Rom, and Dove Lady - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]


Thursday, 26 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Amanda Murphy & the Lost Indians - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• the Body, Krieg, and Hivelords - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• BSO: Bach's B Minor Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Caravan Palace - 9:30 Club
• Chris Rob - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Color Palette (album release show) and Near Northeast - W Washington Hotel [515 15th St NW @ F St, WDC] (POV Live)
• Daryl Hall & John Oates, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Jiffy Lube Live
• Diamond Rio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Dustbowl Revival - AMP
• Escape-ism and Fred Thomas - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Free Cake For Every Creature, Foozle, and Julian - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Good Old War and Joshua Hyslop - Jammin' Java
• Hot Club of Cowtown - State Theatre
• Levi Parham - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lindi Ortega and Karen Jonas - Gypsy Sally's
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Bongripper, Buzz-oven, Earth, Goblin (Claudio Simonetti's), Crypt Sermon, Dopethrone, the Offering, Weedeater - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Dehumanized, Disgorge, Infernal Revulsion, Jungle Rot, Putrid Pile, Severe Torture, Visceral Disgorge, Waco Jesus - Baltimore SoundStage
• Minus the Bear and Restorations - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Monkees - Good Times: the 50th Anniversary Tour - Warner Theatre
• Paperwhite and Cheerleader - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Richard Marx - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Screaming Orphans - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Stereoriots, My Darling Fury, and End Year - IOTA Club & Café
• TroyBoi - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Friday, 27 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 28 May 2016 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 29 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Akua Allrich & the Tribe (The Soul Freedom Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Alter Ego - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Benjy Ferree - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Celebrating the Past to Awaken the Future - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - on the Front Plaza)
• Chaise Lounge - the Hamilton
• Farhan - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (Live Zinda Tour)
• Faye and Flowerbomb - DC9
• The Fourth Stream (album release show) - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Foxtrappe 70s Summer Soiree featuring Clones of Funk & DJ Julian - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Glen David Andrews - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• HEYITSLUKA, Ferris, DJ Yani, Danny Millan, and Tino Young - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Justin Hayward and Mike Daws - Birchmere
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Bongzilla, Demolition Hammer, Denouncement Pyre, Desaster, Destroyer 666, Interment, Nocturnal Graves, Satan, Serpent Throne, Thulcandra, Venom, Wombath - Edison Lot [545 N High St, Baltimore, MD]
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Dead Church, DOOM, Excel, Putrescence, Ringworm, Sanitys Dawn, Sick Fix, Six Brew Bantha, Test, Tragedy, World Burns to Death - Baltimore SoundStage
Maryland Deathfest XIV: Phobocosm, Mitochondrion, Mystifier, Svartidaudi - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Mike Marlin - IOTA Club & Café
• Plastic Cup Boyz - Lincoln Theatre
• RJD2 - 9:30 Club
• Rom, Flower, Shirt/Pants, and Humble Fire - Velvet Lounge
• Rumble Tramp and Tribal Rites - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Sarah Hughes - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Silence the Blind, Shumaun, One Slack Mind, and Cab Ride Home - Villain & Saint [7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Metal Uprising 11)
• Temika Moore - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)


Monday, 30 May 2016 [link to this day]

MDF XIV Post-Fest Matinee: Doom, Infest, Rotten Sound, Ramming Speed, Coke Bust, Warxgames, Old Lines, Maloso, Humanmania - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Matinee - noon show)
Post-Post MDF Floor Show: Yautja, Triac, D.O.C. - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• SOLE Defined - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 31 May 2016 [link to this day]

• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Christine & the Queens - 9:30 Club
• Emblem3, the Ready Set, and Megan Nicole - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gin Blossoms - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Heron Oblivion and Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band - DC9
Heron Oblivion - Rock & Roll Hotel SHOW AT DC9
• James Madison High School Jazz Band - Jammin' Java
• Pree, the Cavemen, Neat, and Jauze - Velvet Lounge
• Skylark - IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tatran - Howard Theatre
• Trouble Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 1 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Azar Lawrence Quartet featuring Marvin "Smitty" Smith & Benito Gonzales - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bad Eric, Unknown Threat, and Hang Clean - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]
• Barley Failure - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Cass Sunstein: The World According to Star Wars reading - 6th & I
• Color Chords Vibrations of the Washington Color School - Meet the Artists Receiption with music by Ted Zook - Northern Virginia Community College [8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale, VA] (The Verizion Gallery - Richard J.Ernst Cultural Center )
• Daniel Wyche, Ian McColm, and Dura - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Dowsing, Kittyhawk, Lilac Daze, and Oklahoma Car Crash - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• Flow Tribe - the Hamilton
• Hinder - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Leo Maxey - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lucy Dacus - DC9
• Maxence Cyrin - Jammin' Java
• MSTRKRFT (live) and Computer Magic - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Nada Surf, Big Thief, and Bird of Youth - 9:30 Club
• the Orchid, Shy Low, Fine Fine, and the Greatest Hoax - Velvet Lounge
• Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers - Birchmere
• Vinny Vegas, the Effects, and Glass Mannequins - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Thursday, 2 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Braids - Comet Ping Pong
• BSO: Hairspray: In Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cam, Brandy Clark, Lindsay Ell, Runaway June, and Jennifer Nettles - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD] (WPOC's Girls With Guitars)
• Charles Brady & His Extraordinaries - 9:30 Club
• Cognitive, Consumed with Hatred, I Am the Trieme, Alukah, and Goregore - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Cold Spring Jazz Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Diarrhea Planet and Soul Call Paul - Black Cat (Mainstage - Hit the Can with Oskar Blues Beers)
• Hatebreed, DevilDriver, and Devil You Know - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Lonely Biscuits and Myzica - DC9
• Loud Boyz, Heavy Breathing, and Governess - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paul Santori - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Pinkwash, Natural Velvet, Spray Paint, and Sweepstakes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Ragbirds and Driftwood - Gypsy Sally's
• Rain Follows the Plow: a Dust Opera - Jammin' Java
• Third World and Dai Watson - the Hamilton
• Time Is Fire, Kings, and Sistr Mid9ight - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Viceroy - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Yahzarah: A Tribute to the Outrageous Life of Prince - Birchmere


Friday, 3 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Adult Mom, Forth Wanderers, and Keeper - Comet Ping Pong
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• the Avett Brothers - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Tha Crossroads) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Brandon Fields - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Brass-A-Holics and the Trongone Band - the Hamilton
Capital Jazz Fest, Day 1: New Edition, En Vogue, King, and host Donnie Simpson - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• the Carate Urio Orchestra - Bossa
• Deanna Bogart - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Earphunk Is Daft Phunk - Gypsy Sally's
• Eric Brace & Peter Cooper - Jammin' Java (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Free Range Improv Comedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Hamilton Leithauser & Paul Maroon and the Jackfields - DC9
• Henry Butler - AMP
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kaytranada and Lou Phelps - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Mark Farina, Joe L., and Hugo Zapata - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Max Major's Think Again - Howard Theatre
• Michael Carbonaro - Warner Theatre
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• No Presents for Christmas - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Parks Landing, the Great Heights Band, Waverunner, and No Nets - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Pinkwash and Flashers - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Red Moon Preachers, Ménage À Garage, Shenna & the Dreamers, and Writz Lang - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• ROAMfest - Birchmere
• Ronnie Laws - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Sirius Quartet - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Skeleton$, Horse Lords, Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Cigarette, and DAIS - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Urban Funk - Sehkraft Brewing [925 N Garfield St, Suite A, Arlington, VA]
• US Weekly and Dove Lady - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 4 June 2016 [link to this day]

• the Avett Brothers - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Br'er, Linear Downfall, and Operator - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Brandy Clark - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
Capital Jazz Fest, Day 2: Brian Culbertson, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Raul Midon, Jazzing Up the Elements: a musical tribute to Maurice White, Take 6, the Isley Brothers, Al B. Sure, SWV, Eric Roberson, Blackstreet - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ noon) - sold out
• The Classic Rock Experience feat. The Music of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Boston, Deep Purple, Journey, & More - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Feed Me Disco with Eau Claire, Pat Lok - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Goodnite Neverland - Jammin' Java (9 PM Late Show)
• the Grandsons Jr. - Jammin' Java (10:30 AM Morning Show)
• Home Body and Social Station - Comet Ping Pong
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Los Autenticos Decadentes - Howard Theatre
• Marcia Ball - the Hamilton
• Me & Dixon featuring Don Dixon, Parthenon Huxley, and Rob Ladd - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Modern English, Pleasure Leftists, Shadow Age, Expert Alterations, and the Holy Circle - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) and Jordan August - Gypsy Sally's
Queering Sound 2016: Object, Le Déjeuner En Fourrure, Contact, Blk w/ Bear, Tower Folley, Arthur Loves Plastic, Joe Belknap Wall, Bryin Dall, Marcus Webb - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Questionsinletters - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• ROAMfest - Birchmere
• Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles - IOTA Club & Café
• Selena Gomez and DNCE - Verizon Center (Revival Tour 2016)
• Tiny Moving Parts, Prawn, Free Throw, and Brick Top - DC9
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 5 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Beatlemania Now - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Capital Jazz Fest, Day 3: Will Downing, Fourplay, David Sanborn, Pieces of a Dream, Jarrod Lawson, Mike Phillips, Toni Braxton, the Brand New Heavies, Kenny Lattimore, Rick James' Original Stone City Band, Tamia - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ noon)
• David Ford - IOTA Club & Café
• Glorystar Children's Chorus - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jane Monheit: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jon Cleray & the Monster Gentlemen - the Hamilton
• Megosh, the Things They Carried, Sic 'Em Buster, Ruse De Guerre, and Idle Empire - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Memories of the King (Elvis tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mrs. Magician - DC9
• Oddisee, Greenspan, and Joy Postell - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Slambovian Circus of Dreams - Jammin' Java
• Vo/id, the Obsolete Man, Bust Off., and Pulses. - Velvet Lounge
• Years & Years - 9:30 Club


Monday, 6 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Black Pistol Fire - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre
• Joan Shelley and Elephant Micah - Jammin' Java
• Kyle Dunnigan (Inside Amy Schumer, Howard Stern Show, Reno 911) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Loide - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Mantis and Tristan Welch - Galaxy Hut
• Mudcrutch and the Shelters - 9:30 Club
• the Record Company - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Waxahatchee and Allison Crutchfield - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Tuesday, 7 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Damien Jurado & the Heavy Light and Ben Abraham - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Freshlyground - Howard Theatre
• Luray and Louis Weeks - DC9
• Masters of the Steel String Guitar featuring Jerry Douglas, Albert Lee, Wayne Henderson, and More - the Hamilton
• the Outer Vibe and Tenth Mountain Division - Gypsy Sally's
• Purity Ring and Lydia Ainsworth - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Subhumans, Pears, and Free Children of Earth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Two Door Cinema Club and Bayonne - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Wednesday, 8 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Before You Exit - Rock & Roll Hotel (the All the Lights Tour)
• Bryson Tiller - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Escondido - Jammin' Java
• Keigo Hirakawa Trio - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kris Allen (Letting You In tour) and Sean McConnell - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 4/5/16)
• Purity Ring and Lydia Ainsworth - 9:30 Club
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sales - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Strathmore Children's Chorus Meets the Beatles - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Tallest Man on Earth - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tom Savage - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Wax Idols and King Woman - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Wei Zhongle, Laughing Man, and Jamison Williams - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Yumi Zouma - DC9


Thursday, 9 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Dirty Dozen Brass Band - the Hamilton
• Enanitos Verdes and Hombres G - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Eve 6, Oz, and Christina Holmes - State Theatre
• Green Velvet - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Have Mercy, Something More, Centerfolds, and Honeytomb - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Heavy - 9:30 Club
• James McCartney - Jammin' Java
• Jason Cerda - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers and Cathy Ponton King Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Joshua Radin - Birchmere
• King Khan & the Shrines and Giorgio Murderer - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• PJ Morton - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Red Fetish, Teething Veils, and Daniel Suhre - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Reverist, Mirror Factory, the Neuro Farm, and Herschel Hoover - Velvet Lounge
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Ruse and Honor By August (acoustic) - IOTA Club & Café
• Susto - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Wilson Harwood - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Friday, 10 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anthony Nelson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Beyoncé (The Formation World Tour) - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD]
• Billy Joe Shaver - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: Plain White T's, Herr Metal, Dr. Fu - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Communion - Jammin' Java
• the Dan Band - Birchmere
EntertainSloth's Summer Fiesta: Kevin Alexander, Andrw CG, Skip Monday, Blast - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Gang of Youths - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• George V Johnson Jr - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Giuda, the Idle Gossip, and Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hippo Campus - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lea Bertucci, Anthony Pirog, and Halo Valley - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• LionoiL, Since Antarctica, Fortuna, Set & Stage, and Leigh Cramer - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Motion City Soundtrack, Have Mercy, and Let It Happen - 9:30 Club (So Long Farewell Tour)
• Naughty Professor - Gypsy Sally's
• O'Malley's March - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Regina Carter Quartet and Ben Williams & Sound Effect - the Hamilton
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Social Station, Starryville, and Big Green Cherry - Velvet Lounge
• Sol Roots - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Steeldrivers - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Sunshine Jones (live set), Charles Feelgood, and Ken Lazee - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Trio Caliente - AMP
• Twenty One Pilots, Mutemath, and Chef'Special - Merriweather Post Pavilion - sold out


Saturday, 11 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 1964 the Tribute - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• 76 Degrees West Band with Sugar Bear - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Alice Smith - 9:30 Club
• Anthony Nelson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• B.o.B., Scotty ATL, and London Jae - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ballyhoo! - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Beth Orton and Emmy the Great - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• BSO: Appalachian Spring - Strathmore (Music Center)
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: the B-52s - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Dan Lipton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Eagulls - Rock & Roll Hotel
EntertainSloth's Summer Fiesta: Ruin, Andrw CG, more TBA - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] Festival appears to be just one day now
• Folk Soul Revival and Greg Payne & the Piedmont Boys - Gypsy Sally's (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Graveface Roadshow Featuring Casket Girls, Stardeath & White Dwarfs, and Hospital Ships - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Heartside, Penny Pistolero, and Alexander Peters & the Roosters - Velvet Lounge
• Heather Mae (I Am Enough EP Release Show), Natalie York, and Crys Matthews - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• JaDine High On Love U.S. Tour featuring James Reid and Nadine Lustre - Lisner Auditorium
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kurt Elling and Jody Nardone Trio - the Hamilton
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• McLean High School and Longfellow Middle School Big Band Jam - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Melodime - State Theatre
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Short Lives, Jackie & the Treehorns, and Milo in the Doldroms - IOTA Club & Café
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes and Gary Douglas Band - Birchmere
• Supreme Commander, Treble Lifter, Skumboyz, Bust Off, Last Call Hooligans, LNT, Safe Word, the Donalds, Sharp Tooth, Capitol Punsihment, and Teamster - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA] (Snot Fest)
• Surprise Attack and Pleasure Train - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Theories and Immortal Bird - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Vardensphere, Cyanotic, and Iszoloscope - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Yoni & Geti (Yoni Wolf of Why? And Serengeti) - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Sunday, 12 June 2016 [link to this day]

• And the Kids and Vundabar - DC9
• Bay Tunes Guitars Spring Rock Band School Performance - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Birdy and Bahari - 9:30 Club
• Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Cave Singers and Blank Range - Rock & Roll Hotel
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: Living Colour - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Childbirth, Colleen Green, and Pouty - Comet Ping Pong
EntertainSloth's Summer Fiesta: Bust Off, James Deering, Andrw CG, more TBA - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] Festival appears to be just one day now
• Etienne Charles Creole Soul and Jimmy Greene Quartet - the Hamilton
• Eve 6, oz, Christina Holmes, and Split Five - Baltimore SoundStage
• Kate Vargas - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Michael Franks - Birchmere
• Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, the Gents, and Teddy Chipouras - IOTA Club & Café
• Radioactivity (members of Marked Men), Bad Sports, and Cloak/Dagger - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Roy Hargrove (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Royce da 5'9" - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Tree House School of Music - Fillmore Silver Spring (1:30 PM Show)
• When I'm 74: A Birthday Tribute to Paul McCartney & the Beatles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 13 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Chastity Belt, Colleen Green, Which Magic, and Purrer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ellie Goulding, Matt & Kim, and Bebe Rexha - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Mashrou' Leila - the Hamilton
• Matt Corby - 9:30 Club
• Pity Sex, PWR BTTM, and Petal - DC9


Tuesday, 14 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Abbie Gardner (of Red Molly) and Jesse Terry - Jammin' Java
• At the Drive-In and Le Butcherettes - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Hunna - DC9
• Jordan Smith - Birchmere
• Leftover Crack, Days N Daze, All Torn Up!, and Daycare Swindlers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Steve Coleman & Five Elements - 6th & I (DC Jazz Festival)


Wednesday, 15 June 2016 [link to this day]

• At the Drive-In and Le Butcherettes - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Be Steadwell (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Ben Watt & His Band - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Birds of Chicago and Annabelle's Curse - Gypsy Sally's
• Boy & Bear - Birchmere
• Bret Michels - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Cymande and Chelsey Green & the Green Project - the Hamilton
• Daniel Ouellette & the Shobijin, RadaR, Yellow Tie Guy, and A Rustic Riot - Velvet Lounge
• Domo Genesis - Baltimore SoundStage
• Elizabeth & Ben Anderson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jackson Browne - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Joe Budden and AG Da Coroner - Howard Theatre
• Julianna Barwick and Mas Ysa - 6th & I
• Thrice, La Dispute, and Gates - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tom Browne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Wyilk & Misky - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Thursday, 16 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Atlas Road Crew, the Southern Belles, and Bencoolen - 9:30 Club
• Beverly - DC9
• Dunderhead - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Ernest Ranglin & Avila and Yotam Silberstein - the Hamilton
• Griffith Kazmierczak - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joan Osborne - Birchmere
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lori Williams & Friends - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Morrison Brothers - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Margaret Glaspy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pete Davidson (of Saturday Night Live) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tame Impala and M83 - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Thaylobleu (album release show), the Cornel West Theory, Laughing Man, and Leftist - Velvet Lounge
• Wanted Man (record release) - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 17 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• AlunaGeorge and Clepold - 9:30 Club
• BSO: Verdi's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Capone - Howard Theatre
• Chaise Lounge - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Death Echo, Fallen Martyr, A Sound of Thunder, and White Smoke - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (DC Metal Meltdown)
• Guerilla Toss, Sunwatchers, and Crypto Jocks - Comet Ping Pong
• Improper Opera - AMP
• John Doe Rock N Roll Band: Album & Book Release Concert - Jammin' Java
• Josh Field - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Maceo Parker - the Hamilton (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM - DC JazzFest at the Hamilton)
• Maysa - Birchmere
• Michael Franti & Spearhead with Chali 2na - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Miki Howard - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Oak Ridge Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• RATM2 (Rage Against the Machine tribute), Hostile Apostles (311 tribute), and Enjoy! (Incubus tribute) - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM - Back to the 90s)
• Rebelution, the Green, J Boog, Stick Figure, and Through the Roots - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Falling Into Place Summer Tour)
• Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band - Warner Theatre
• Saeed Younan - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Saturday, 18 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Al Stewart - Birchmere
• Anton Nikkila, Chester Hawkins, and J. Surak - Third Floor Loft [Third Floor 4200 9th St NW, WDC]
• Bleary Eyed, Psychic Subcreatures, the Meltaway, and Snail Mail - the Playroom [Friendship Heights]
• Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, and Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Covered With Jam and Better Off Dead - Gypsy Sally's (Gypsy Jam 2.0)
Dark Rituals Death Fest 1 - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Dave Matthews Band - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Delfonics - Howard Theatre
• Dungen and Purling Hiss (solo) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Fitz & the Tantrums and Finish Ticket - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Gauche - DC Public Library, Mt. Pleasant Branch [3160 16th St NW, WDC] (2 PM Show)
• Hailu Mergia and Wume - Creative Alliance at the Patterson [3134 Eastern Avenue # A, Baltimore, MD]
• Harold Mabern Quartet plus special guest Eric Alexander and Steve Turre Quartet - the Hamilton
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (3 PM Show)
• the Jayhawks and Folk Uke - Lincoln Theatre
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Peter Bradley Adams - Jammin' Java
• REZZ - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
Ronnie Laws - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Scarface & Bun B featuring WHAT Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sly 45 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Solar Temple, Solace Sovay, and Older Notes - Velvet Lounge
• the Toasters, the Upstarters, the Fuss, Clockbreaker, and Thirteen Towers - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Tough Old Bird - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Sunday, 19 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Anthony D'Amato - Jammin' Java
• Bill Burr - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Brantley Gilbert, Justin moore, and Colt Ford - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Domo Genesis - DC9 (the Chore Tour)
• Harold Melvin's Blue Notes - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 12:30 PM & 7:30 PM)
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4 PM Show)
• Joey DeFranesco Trio and Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles - the Hamilton
• Kenny Garrett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lucius and Margaret Glaspy - 9:30 Club
• Minor Victories - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Okee Dokee Brothers - AMP
• Veronneau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Monday, 20 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bachelor Boys Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Mutual Benefit and Florist - DC9
• the Staves and Trevor Sensor - Rock & Roll Hotel


Tuesday, 21 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Colvin & Earle - Birchmere
• Felly - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gregg Allman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Haley Reinhart - the Hamilton
• Jonny Lang - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Lisa Loeb - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Mark Lanegan - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Oh Wonder - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Pup, Rozwell Kid, and Pkew Pkew Pkew - DC9
• the So So Glos and Big Ups - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Violent Femmes - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Ziggy Marley - Fillmore Silver Spring


Wednesday, 22 June 2016 [link to this day]

• the 7th King Tour with Felly feat. Byps & special guest Peter $un - Howard Theatre
• Black Rhinoceros - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Colvin & Earle - Birchmere
• the Cure and the Twilight Sad - Merriweather Post Pavilion - sold out
• Dysentery, Parasitic Ejaculation, Bereave, Blacken, and Wormhole - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Grace Potter - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 1/22/16) - sold out
• Gregg Allman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tomato Dodgers, Shepherds, and the Duskwhales - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Weird Al Yankovic (the Mandatory World Tour) - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Wye Oak - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Yael Naim - the Hamilton


Thursday, 23 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Angie Stone - Birchmere
• Ani DiFranco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BRNDA - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• Chris Cornell - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cubanismo - Howard Theatre
• Dana Louise & the Glorious Birds - AMP
• Dead & Company: Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, Bob Weir, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Eagle Rock Gospel Singers - Jammin' Java
• Grace Potter - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 1/23/16)
• Jazz Band Masterclass with Jeff Antoniuk - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Only)
• Katie Hargrove - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kevin Morby and Jaye Bartell - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nicholas Payton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Robert Ellis and Tom Brousseau - the Hamilton
• Sting & Peter Gabriel - Verizon Center (Rock Paper Scissors Tour)
• Superheaven, Creepoid, and the Spirit of the Beehive - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tone, RLYR, and Psychic Teens - DC9
• Two Ton Twig and the Dupont Brothers (CD Release Show) - IOTA Club & Café
• Wye Oak - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 24 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Birchmere
• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Baby Hold On To Me - Inspired by the Music of Gerald Levert - Warner Theatre
• Dave Barnes and Lucie Silvas - the Hamilton
• Dr. John & the Nite Trippers - Howard Theatre
• Enter the Haggis - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Greasy Hands, Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band, and SoulXchange - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jerry Folk - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jon Bellion - 9:30 Club
• Judith Hill - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Maryland Doom Fest, Night 1: The Obsessed, Spirit Caravan, Internal Void, Castle, Ruby the Hatchet, Pale Divine, Demon Eye, Admiral Browning, Atala, Black Urn - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Matthew Marlinski and Marguerite - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Millenial Choirs & Orchestras with special guest Jenny Oaks Baker, America's Violinist - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Nails, Full of Hell, God's Hate, and Eternal Sleep - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Nicholas Payton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Nightmare Poice, Up From Here, Dreamcatcher, and the Longest Start - The Raven Inn [8636 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD] (Presented by Feed the Scene)
• Pere Ubu ("Coed Jail!": Songs from 1975-1982) and Obnox - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Pimps of Joytime - Gypsy Sally's
• Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Soak. - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Stephen Kellogg's 6th Annual SK Family BBQ - Night 1 - Jammin' Java
• Warthog, La Misma, Sem Hastro, and Kombat - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Weezer, Panic! At the Disco, and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness - Jiffy Lube Live


Saturday, 25 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Baby Hold On To Me - Inspired by the Music of Gerald Levert - Warner Theatre
• Balkan Beat Box and A-WA - 9:30 Club
• Black Mountain and Majeure - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bonnie "Prince" Billy + Bitchin' Bajas (together and apart) with Highlife - 6th & I
• Burt the Dirt - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Dangermuffin and On the Bus - Gypsy Sally's
• Dixie Chicks - Jiffy Lube Live (DCX World Tour MMXVI)
• Gool Ol' Freda - AMP
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Jorma Kaukonen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Kathy Sledge: The Brighter Side of Day (Billie Holiday tribute) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ladyhawke and Psychic Twin - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Marcus Blacke and Jammin Joe Van Dyke - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Maryland Doom Fest, Night 2: Bang, Place of Skulls, Blackfinger, Unorthodox, War Injun, Hollow Leg, Wizard Eye, Spillage, Argus, Serpents of Secrecy, Wicked Inquisition - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Mitski, Japanese Breakfast, and Jay Som - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Randy Bachman - Howard Theatre (Vinyl Tap Tour)
• Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute) and HmfO (Hall & Oates tribute) - the Hamilton
• Stephen Kellogg's 6th Annual SK Family BBQ - Night 2 - Jammin' Java
• A Tribute to the Music of Mary J, Fantasia, and Erykah Badu - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Weathervanes - IOTA Club & Café
• Whenskiesaregray, the Heads are Zeros, Eyelet, Clay Davis, Mental School, A Film in Color, and InDroves - Reverb [2112 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Fake Crab Records Fest)


Sunday, 26 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Atlas At Last, Pudge, and Southpaws - Velvet Lounge
• Barenaked Ladies, OMD, and Howard Jones - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Best of Serenade! - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM - Co-presented by Classical Movements)
DC101 Kerfuffle: blink-182, Silversun Pickups, Cold War Kids, Violent Femmes, Bear Hands, the Strumbellas, Joywave - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 12:30 PM)
• Deerhoof, Kill Alters, and Rinse - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Green Beret, Aggression Pact, Javla (last show), Stinger, Zipper, and Hot Shot - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Guns N' Roses - FedEx Field [1600 FedEx Way, Landover, MD 20785]
• The In Series: Fidelio - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (4 PM Show)
• Jim Brickman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 4 PM All-Ages Matinee & 7 PM 21+ Show)
• Kathy Sledge: The Brighter Side of Day (Billie Holiday tribute) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Maryland Doom Fest, Night 3: Mos Generator, Karma to Burn, King Giant, Wasted Theory, Orodruin, Foghound, Toke, Eternal Black, Seasick Gladiator, Doperider, Flummox - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Mystery Lights - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Peter Asher & Albert Lee and the Kennedys - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Sleep and Windhand - 9:30 Club
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere
• Unaussprechlichen Kulten and Dire Omen - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Village People - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Monday, 27 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Andrew Tufano, Dylan Dunlap, and Eli Pafumi - Jammin' Java
• Peter Asher & Albert Lee - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Quasi - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Stereoriots, Mimi Loco & the Drama Queens, and Company Calls - Black Cat (Backstage)


Tuesday, 28 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic & DJ Zone and Homeboy Sandman - 9:30 Club
• Al Strong - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• AWOLNATION, Death From Above 1979, and Irontom - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Ceu - Howard Theatre
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 1 - Jammin' Java
• Mali Music - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Modern Baseball, Joyce Manor, and Thin Lips - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 29 June 2016 [link to this day]

• 0 - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Andaiye - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Be Steadwell - AMP
• Be Steadwell (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Beggars Tomb and Gypsy Soul Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• Beres Hammond - Howard Theatre
• the Doubleclicks - Jammin' Java
• Hall Williams - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mayer Hawthorne - 9:30 Club
• Mingo Fishtrap - the Hamilton
• Pinegrove, Ratboys, and Half Waif - DC9
• Soft Kill, Underpass, Pellars, and Lover's Touch - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Taj Majal Trio - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tale of Us and Rush Plus - U St Music Hall (9 PM Show)
• Vonda Shepard - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Whitesnake, Whitford, and St. Holmes - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 30 June 2016 [link to this day]

• Beres Hammond - Howard Theatre
• Dead Kennedys, the Welch Boys, and Walk the Plank - 9:30 Club
• Echo Courts, Surf Harp, and Go Cozy - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Fear of Men - DC9
• Genevieve, Cadaveric Spasm, Bandit, Universal Remonster, and Uncle Buck - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hip-Hop and Go-Go Classic featuring Naughty By Nature, MC Lyte, EPMD, Slick RIck, Junkyard, EU and more - DAR Constitution Hall (Presented by MAJIC 102.3)
• the Hotelier, Told Slant, and Bellows - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jerry Tolk & the Old Soul String Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Karen Bernod - Akoustikally Karen - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Our Point of View featuring Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke, Derrick Hodge, Kendrick Scott, Marcus Strickland, Ambrose Akinmusire - Birchmere
• Owen Danoff (of NBC's The Voice) and Mike Schiavo - the Hamilton
• Patti LaBelle - Strathmore (Music Center - Rescheduled from 4/7/16)
• Vocal Colors: Brenton Ryan (tenor), Ben Endquist (baritone), Kirill Kuzmin (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6:30 PM Show)
• Whitford St. Holmes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 1 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Carter Lou & the Project (Album Release party), Wild Love, and the Duskwhales - Jammin' Java
• Flag (original members Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, Bill Stevenson, and Dez Cadena with Stephen Egerton performing the music of Black Flag), War on Women, and the Dirty Nil - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Hivelords, Genevieve, and Mother Moon - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• In Your Memory, Birthright, Dear Spring, and the Starless - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Ms. Anita Wilson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Patti LaBelle - Strathmore (Music Center - Rescheduled from 4/8/16)
• People Under the Stairs - 9:30 Club
• Speakers of the House - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• A Tribute to Count Basie starring the John Blount-Dave Tucker Big Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Vivian Green - Birchmere


Saturday, 2 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Carol Riddick - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Huggy Lowdown - Chris Paul & Friends feat. Timmy Hall from the Donnie Snipson Show - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Journey, the Doobie Brothers, and Dave Mason - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Major & the Monbacks and M.H. & His Orchestra - the Hamilton
• Richie Ramone - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Satan's Satyrs, Magic Circle (ex Rival Mob, No Tolerance, Mind Eraser), Iron Man, Crazy Bull, and Battle Ruins - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• We Were Promised Jetpacks - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 3 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Marcus King Band - Birchmere
• the Box Tops - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 2 - Jammin' Java
• Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Pericos + Aterciopelados with Zakke - Howard Theatre
• Suppression, Radiation Blackbody, Mind as Prison, the Wayward, and Drugs of Faith - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 5 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Inter Arma and Withered - DC9
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 3 - Jammin' Java
• Jarekus Singleton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 6 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Prelims Night 4 - Jammin' Java
• Jessy Lanza and DJ Taye - DC9
• Lion Babe - 6th & I
• Los Van Van - 9:30 Club
• Todd Bauchspies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tuelo - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)


Thursday, 7 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the CrossRhodes (Raheem DeVaughn + Wes Felton) - Birchmere
• Guided By Voices - 9:30 Club
• the Iguanas - the Hamilton
• Jean Carne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Bieber - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Moona Luna - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)
• Nothing, Citizen, and Culture Abuse - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Oh Pep! - Jammin' Java
• Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sublime with Rome, Tribal Seeds, and Bleeker - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Yanni - Warner Theatre


Friday, 8 July 2016 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer - Jiffy Lube Live
• Arbouretum, Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band, and Plow - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Carolyn Wonderland and Toronzo Cannon - the Hamilton
• Chelsey Green & the Green Project - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Eric Roberson - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jean Carne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Los Cafres & Estelares - Howard Theatre
• Mahogany - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
Merryland Kick-Off Concert: Papadosio with ELM - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Merryland Kick-Off Concert: Soul Rebels, People's Blues of Richmond - 9:30 Club
• Miel San Marcos and Danny Berrios - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Mike Slap the Bass (featuring Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Rochelle Rice - AMP
• Sick of It All (30 years: 1986-2016), Street Dogs, and King Ly Chee - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Suede - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 9 July 2016 [link to this day]

• 10th Annual Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival featuring Sam Gleaves, Roni Stoneman, the Ebony Hillbillies, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer - Birchmere
• Bobby Long and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java
• Corky Laing Plays Mountain - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Dave Kline Band - Gypsy Sally's
• David Bazan - Black Cat
• Emily King and PJ Morton - 9:30 Club
• Jean Carne - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jim Breuer - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Kiss & Ride featuring Carly Harvey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Maks and Val Live on Tour: Our Way - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
Merryland Late-Night Concert with Karl Denson and host Kung Fu - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Merryland Music Fest, Day 1: String Cheese Incident (two sets), Lotus, Stephen "Ragga" Marley, Yonder Mountain String Band, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Protoje, TAUK, ELM - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens - the Hamilton
• Shenandoah Run - AMP
• Toby Keith - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)


Sunday, 10 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Cam'Ron, the Underachievers, G Herbo, Nyck Caution, and Don't Smoke Rock - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Disturbed, Breaking Benjamin, Alter Bridge, and Saint Asonia - Jiffy Lube Live
• Los Lonely Boys and the Slim Kings - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Merryland Music Fest, Day 2: Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, Grace Potter, Greensky Bluegrass, Langhorne Slim & the Law, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Turkuaz, Cris Jacobs Band - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• Rorie (Singing & Silence EP release) and Ran Sanford - Jammin' Java
• Steve Gunn and Spacin' - Black Cat (Backstage)


Monday, 11 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Bas (Too High to Riot Tour), the Hics, Ron Gilmore, Cozz, and Earthgang - Baltimore SoundStage
• Beres Hammond - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ruff Endz - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 12 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Iz'em, Antarcticats, Calm & Crisis, and Hundredth Nomad - Velvet Lounge
• John Carpenter: Live Retrospective (performing themes from his classic films and new compositions) - Lincoln Theatre
• Los Lonely Boys - Birchmere
• Modest Mouse and Brand New - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Nyogthaeblisz, Hellvetron, Nexul, and Process of Suffocation - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD] (NOTE: ShowlistDC does not support racism, but we do try to list every concert in the area, regardless of the bands' points of view or political beliefs. Please read up on the bands playing - here is one place to start - and consider if these are bands you want to support. We have been informed that this show will NOT happen at Club Orpheus due to the band's ) Show won't happen at this venue.
• the Smokers Club Tour: Cam'ron, the Underachievers, G Herbo, Smoke DZA, Nyck Caution - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Steely Dan and Steve Winwood - Jiffy Lube Live
• Tinsley Ellis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 13 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Ken & Brad Kolodner - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Luba Mason - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Slate Political Gabfest - Warner Theatre
• the Temptations - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Valient Thorr and Black Wizard - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 14 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bird Dogs present the Everly Brothers Experience - Birchmere
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - State Theatre
• Recess Monkey - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)
• the Temptations - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Wesley Stace (John Wesley Harding) - Jammin' Java
• Wussy - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 15 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bayside Tigers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Evermay Chamber featuring Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore - Strathmore (Music Center)
Ha-Ash - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Hey Mercedes - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Jam Band Fan Night - State Theatre
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mike Cooley - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Movement - Gypsy Sally's
• the Nighthawks - AMP
• Origem - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Phil Perry - Birchmere
• Rakim (performing Paid In Full), Icon Tha God, and Tislam the Great - Baltimore SoundStage
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Superhero Homicide: Dawn of Deathdealer (murder mystery) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tarrus Riley with Dean Fraser & the Blak Soil Band - Howard Theatre
• Thonian Horde, Athame, and Byrgan - R&K Pub [15 E. Baltimore St, Hagerstown, MD]
• Umphrey's McGee and the Main Squeeze - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)


Saturday, 16 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Baphomet's Blood and Violentor - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• Brian McKnight - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips and Horse Lords - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Dailey & Vincent - the Hamilton
• Florida Georgia Line, Cole Swindell, the Cadillac Three, and Kane Brown - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Jenn Grinels - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jim Slakie Tribute Show & CD Release Party featuring Five Days Drive and Faded Giant - Jammin' Java
• Kian 'N' JC - Lincoln Theatre
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mint Condition - Warner Theatre
• Monica, Melanie Fiona, and Avant - DAR Constitution Hall
• Pandora's Box (Aerosmith tribute) - State Theatre
• Rakim: Performing Paid In Full (for the first time ever in DC) - Howard Theatre
• Skip Castro Band - Gypsy Sally's
• the Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Vans Warped Tour: Falling in Reverse, Four Year Strong, Less Than Jake, New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish, Set it Off, Sum 41, We the Kings, Yellowcard, Issues, Mayday Parade, Pepper, Real Friends, Sleeping With Sirens, State Champs, The Maine, The Story So Far, Tonight Alive, Crown The Empire, Every Time I Die, Ice Nine Kills, Motionless in White, The Color Morale, The Word Alive, Volumes, Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Coldrain, Cruel Hand, From Ashes to New, Gideon, In Hearts Wake, Oceans Ate Alaska, Vanna, Veil of Maya, Emarosa, I See Stars, Knuckle Puck, Masked Intruder, Roam, SECRETS, The Heirs, The Interrupters, Young Guns, Against The Current, Assuming We Survive, Ballyhoo!, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, GHOST TOWN, SYKES, Teenage Bottlerocket, Too Close to Touch, Waterparks, Avion Roe, Bad Seed Rising, Broadside, Cane Hill, Dash Ten, Hail the Sun, Like Pacific, Mother Feather, Old Wounds, Palaye Royale, Reckless Seranade, Safe to Say, Silent Planet, Wage War, With Confidence - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 11 AM)


Sunday, 17 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Gotobeds, Birth (Defects), and Bested - DC9
• Gwen Stefani and Eve - Jiffy Lube Live (This Is What The Truth Feels Like Tour)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Nighthawks - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Real Deal starring Texas legends Reverend Horton Heat (solo) & Dale Watson (solo) - Birchmere


Monday, 18 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Dikembe and Slingshot Dakota - Comet Ping Pong
• Indigo Girls - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 19 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Birchmere
• Indigo Girls - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 20 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Birchmere
• Colin Hay - St. John's College - Francis Scott Key Auditorium [60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD]
• the Everly Brothers Experience - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Intronaut, Entheos, and Mon Tooth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Throwing Plates and Vim & Vigor - Bossa
• Water Liars - DC9
• White Denim - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Wild Reeds - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)


Thursday, 21 July 2016 [link to this day]

• BSO: Salsa at the Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Grave Gnosis, Mehenet, Skitchrist, and Embra - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Holy F*ck - DC9
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Laudau Eugene Murphy, Jr. - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Uncle Devin Show - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)


Friday, 22 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bacon Brothers - Birchmere
• Bust Off, SkumBoyz, Nine To Five, the Yesterday Indifference, Morning Ride, and Sidecar Conspiracy - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Diane Coffee (of Foxygen) and Surf Harp - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Incendio - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lera Lynn - the Hamilton
• Terri Clark - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 23 July 2016 [link to this day]

• 311 and Matisyahu - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Bacon Brothers - Birchmere
• bands TBA - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Hasan's birthday bash)
• Brandi Carlile, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Dawes - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Bryan Ferry and LP - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• the Cactus Liquors and Half Step - Gypsy Sally's
• the Capitol Steps - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Diane Coffee - DC9
• Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, and Cam & Tucker Beathard - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Iron Reagan, the Dopamines, and Mikey Erg - Black-Eyed Susan [2700 Lighthouse Pt, Baltimore, MD] (The Baltimore Boat Show: Booze Cruisin' for Bruisin')
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Koa - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Super Furry Animals and Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 5/6/16)


Sunday, 24 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bacon Brothers - Birchmere
• Jazz Funk Soul - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, & Everette Harp - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Marissa Nadler, Wrekmeister Harmonies, and Muscle & Marrow - DC9
• A Muscle Shoals Revue with the Amy Black Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Walk the Moon - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) CANCELLED


Monday, 25 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the Besnard Lakes - DC9
• Bryan Ferry and LP - Lincoln Theatre
• Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 26 July 2016 [link to this day]

• BWB featuring Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, and Rick Braun - Birchmere
• Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas - Verizon Center (Future Now: the Tour - Honda Civic Tour)
• Digible Planets - 9:30 Club
• Ryan Adams: Solo Acoustic - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, and Of Mice & Men - Jiffy Lube Live


Wednesday, 27 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Aztec Sun - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Brazilian Girls - Howard Theatre
• Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band - AMP
• case/lang/veirs (Neko Case / k.d. lang / Laura Veirs) with Andy Shauf - Lincoln Theatre
• the Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Club Cheval (live) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Liz Vice - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 28 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Andrew & Polly: Ear Snacks Live - Strathmore (Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage - 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM)
• BSO: Bach & Blue - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chino Y Nacho and Guaco - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Further Seems Forever, Young & Heartless, and Kids - Baltimore SoundStage
• Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams - AMP
• Lindstrom - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Otis Taylor Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sarah Jarosz - Birchmere
• Swans and Okkyung Lee - 9:30 Club
• Vocal Colors: Kerriann Otano (soprano), Alasdair Kent (tenor), Christian Zaremba (bass-baritone), David Hanlon (piano) - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (6:30 PM Show)


Friday, 29 July 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Bloodkin and Koa - Gypsy Sally's
• the Chuck Brown Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Dark Star Orchestra (the Grateful Dead tribute) and the Bridge - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the Dustbowl Revival - the Hamilton
• Eastern Standard Time - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Femi Kuti & The Positive Force - 9:30 Club
• Lyfe Jennings - Birchmere
• the Morrison Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rhye - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Tone Rangers and Flo Anito - AMP


Saturday, 30 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Billy Joel - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]
• Counting Crows and Rob Thomas - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Flight of the Valkyries 8 - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rich Robinson - the Hamilton
• Rita Rudner - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM)
• Samantha Fish - Birchmere
• Scratch Mania 2016: DJ Q-Bert, Chris Karns, Total Eclipse, DJ i-DEE, DJ Killa-Jewel - Fillmore Silver Spring


Sunday, 31 July 2016 [link to this day]

• Garbage - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rich Robinson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa - Jiffy Lube Live


Monday, 1 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Broods and Jarryd James - 9:30 Club
• Carcass, Crowbar, Ghoul, and Night Demon - Baltimore SoundStage
• Samantha Fish - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 2 August 2016 [link to this day]

• the Fall of Troy, '68, and Illustrations - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• White Lung - Rock & Roll Hotel


Wednesday, 3 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Cissa Paz - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Deftones and Refused - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Garbage - Lincoln Theatre
• Shooter Jennings & Waymore's Outlaws - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• War - Birchmere


Thursday, 4 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• G-Eazy, Logic, YG, and Yo Gotti - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Hot Sardines - Birchmere
• Marcia Ball - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 1/22/16)
• Motion City Soundtrack, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, and Rozwell Kid - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Friday, 5 August 2016 [link to this day]

DigiTour Summer - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Go-Go's, Best Coast, and Kaya Stewart - Warner Theatre
• Harold Summey - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• One Master, Bog of the Infidel, Night Raids, Lord, and Warhawk - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Pat McGee Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 6 August 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Summer Spirit Festival - Day 1: Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe, Gregory Porter, Leela James, Avery*Sunshine, Daley, Be'la Dona, DJ Kool, Sugar Bear - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Friendship Train (Gladys Knight & the Pips tribute) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Josh Groban and Sarah McLachlan - Jiffy Lube Live
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Struts and Dorothy - 9:30 Club
• Woods - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Sunday, 7 August 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Summer Spirit Festival - Day 2: Jill Scott, the Roots, Tim Familiar, Kindred the Family Soul, the Chuck Brown Band, Wisdom Speeks - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 1 pm)
• Freddy Cole (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hunny, the Frights, and Gymshorts - DC9
• Lorrie Morgan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mamadou Kelly with members of Alkibar and the Ali Farka Toure Allstars - Bossa


Tuesday, 9 August 2016 [link to this day]

Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Verizon Center (Rescheduled from 3/1/16) POSTPONED TO 2017
• Paul McCartney - Verizon Center


Wednesday, 10 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, and Tesla - Jiffy Lube Live
• Dr. Dog - 9:30 Club
• Drive Like Jehu - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Mariachi Flor de Toloache - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Mark Farner (of Grand Funk Railroad) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paul McCartney - Verizon Center
• Shinedown, Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry, and Whiskey Myers - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Carnival of Madness)


Thursday, 11 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Hiatus Kaiyote - Baltimore SoundStage
• Piebald - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Will Hoge - the Hamilton


Friday, 12 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Australia's Thunder from Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Big O & Dukes Live - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Charlie Musselwhite - the Hamilton
• Darius Rucker, Dan + Shay, and Michael Ray - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
Grimscape: FIN, Angmar, Raven Mocker, Amara, Athame - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Larry Graham & Graham Central Station - Birchmere
• Maxi Priest - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mike Slap the Bass (featuring Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Paul Carr - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Pyrite - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Rainer Maria - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Shawn Mendes and James TW - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) - sold out
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• X (Re-Zoomed! Tour) - State Theatre


Saturday, 13 August 2016 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Birchmere
• 8th Annual Uke & Guitar Summit - Strathmore (Mansion - 9 AM)
• Australia's Thunder from Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• BandHouse Gigs: Tribute to David Bowie - Fillmore Silver Spring
Grimscape: Ptahil, Gravewurm, Xeukatre, Death Shroud, Tond - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kool & the Gang, Bootsy Collins, Morris Day & the Tim, and MC Doug E. Fresh - Jiffy Lube Live
• Rik Emmett (of Triumph) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 14 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Bobby Caldwell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bush and Chevelle - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Rescheduled from 2/29/16) POSTPONED TO 2017
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Walt Wilkins - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]


Monday, 15 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Donavon Frankenreiter - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 16 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Donavon Frankenreiter - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• YES: the Album Series - Warner Theatre


Wednesday, 17 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Bayside, the Menzingers, and Sorority Noise - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Uke Fest - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)


Thursday, 18 August 2016 [link to this day]

• 98 Degrees, O-Town, Dream, and Ryan Cabrera - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (My2K)
• Donavon Frankenreiter - the Hamilton
• Iris Dement - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kenny Chesney and Old Dominion - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)


Friday, 19 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Animal Liberation Orchestra and the Hip Abduction - the Hamilton
• Big Sam's Funky Nation - Howard Theatre
• Bob Saget - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bond & Bentley and Mike Bokktron Bakke (Grilled Lincolns) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Drake and Future - Verizon Center (Summer Sixteen Tour)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
Old 97s and American Aquarium - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Paul Thorn Band - Birchmere
• Sin Miedo - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro, & Mickey Virtue - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 20 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Bob Saget - Warner Theatre
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Drake and Future - Verizon Center (Summer Sixteen Tour)
• Get the Led Out - the Hamilton
Maryland Folk Metal Fest 2016: Valfreya, Wilderun, Winter's Wake, Sekengard, Eikthyrnir, Animist, Isenmor, Ashagal, JERA - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off feat. DJ Jonathan Toubin - Howard Theatre (11 PM Late Show)
• Train and Andy Grammer - Merriweather Post Pavilion


Sunday, 21 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Black Sabbath - Jiffy Lube Live
• Slightly Stoopid and Fortunate Youth - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Spice Wurld Comedy Tour featuring SNL's Sasheer Zamata & MTV's Nicole Byer and Friends - Black Cat


Monday, 22 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Ani DiFranco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 23 August 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bangles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brian Wilson - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Steven Tyler - Warner Theatre


Wednesday, 24 August 2016 [link to this day]

• the Bangles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bonnie Raitt and Richard Thompson Trio - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Dig In Deep Tour 2016)
• Sammy Miller & the Congregation - Strathmore (Outdoors - Gudelsky Gazebo)
• Seal - Warner Theatre


Thursday, 25 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, and Brothers Osborne - Merriweather Post Pavilion


Friday, 26 August 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #15 - Finals - Jammin' Java
• Kim Waters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Moonshine Society - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)


Saturday, 27 August 2016 [link to this day]

• Crack the Sky, the Ravyns, Dave DeMarco Band, and Midnite Run - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert)
• Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, and Maren Morris - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Kim Waters - Birchmere
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Sunday, 28 August 2016 [link to this day]

• the Oak Ridge Boys - Birchmere


Thursday, 1 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• The Claypool Lennon Delirium - 9:30 Club
• Gad Elmaleh - Lincoln Theatre
• Uncle Earl and Anna & Elizabeth - Birchmere


Friday, 2 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Courtlyn Carr - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Fred Hughes Trio - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• the Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston - Birchmere
• Zac Brown Band and Drake White & the Big Fire - Jiffy Lube Live


Saturday, 3 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cocoa Brown - Howard Theatre
• Kraftwerk 3-D Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Rob Zombie, Korn, and In This Moment - Jiffy Lube Live


Sunday, 4 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dick Dale - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 6 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Khruangbin - DC9


Wednesday, 7 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Kassav - Howard Theatre
• Mac Sabbath - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 8 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Three Women & the Truth - the Hamilton


Friday, 9 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Angélique Kidjo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Echo & the Bunnymen - 9:30 Club
• the Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo - Lincoln Theatre
• Metalachi - Baltimore SoundStage
• Throwing Shade (live podcast) - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 10 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Bill Maher - DAR Constitution Hall
• the Lumineers, Borns, and Rayland Baxter - Merriweather Post Pavilion (the Cleopatra World Tour)
• Rascal Flatts and Kelsea Ballerini - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• the Specials - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Steve Lauri (of the Hollies) - Jammin' Java
• Teedra Moses - Howard Theatre
• Thirdstory - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - Rescheduled from 4/19/16)


Sunday, 11 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Cheap Trick - Jiffy Lube Live


Monday, 12 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Anniversary and Laura Stevenson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Little Feat - Warner Theatre


Thursday, 15 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Proclaimers with Jenny O. - Birchmere
• Wolves in the Throne Room - DC9


Friday, 16 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Celtic Thunder - Legacy - Warner Theatre
• Cody Canada & the Departed and Mike McClure - the Hamilton
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Euge Groove - Birchmere
• God Is an Astronaut - Black Cat
• Maroon 5, Tove Lo, and R. City - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• the Reagan Years (80s tribute band) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 17 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jenny Lewis (Rabbit Fur Coat anniversary tour) with the Watson Twins - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Mary Fahl - the Hamilton
• Max Amini - Warner Theatre
• National Philharmonic: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Newsboys - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (Love Riot Tour)


Sunday, 18 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gary Puckett & Union Gap - Birchmere
• Jenny Lewis (Rabbit Fur Coat anniversary tour) with the Watson Twins - Lincoln Theatre
• the Mountain Goats - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Tenement and Dusk - TBA [DC]


Tuesday, 20 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Terry Bozzio - the Hamilton


Wednesday, 21 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Cocks (featuring Richard 23, Luc Van Acker, Chris Connelly, and Paul Barker ex-Revolting Cocks) performing Big Sexy Land and more - with Nahja Mora, DJ Candy Corn, and DJ Sex Charges - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Lush - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 22 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Haelos - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - Rescheduled from 3/28/16)
• the Smith Sisters - Birchmere


Friday, 23 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Brad Paisley, Tyler Farr, and Maddie & Tae - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Jon McLaughlin - the Hamilton
• Raul Midón - AMP


Saturday, 24 September 2016 [link to this day]

Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC] CANCELLED


Sunday, 25 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Dan Zanes - AMP
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC] CANCELLED


Tuesday, 27 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Boyce Avenue - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 5/11/16)
• Il Divo - Amor & Pasion - Warner Theatre
• Sara Watkins - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 29 September 2016 [link to this day]

• Jake Bugg - Lincoln Theatre
• Luna - Birchmere
• the Taj Majal Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 30 September 2016 [link to this day]

• the Taj Majal Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• White Ford Bronco - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 1 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Dick Gregory & Paul Mooney - Howard Theatre
• Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, and A Thousand Horses - Jiffy Lube Live (2016 Country Megaticket)
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere
Metal for the Cure II: Kingsnake, Beelzefuzz, Foghound, Thousand Vision Mist, and King Bison - Crusaders Bar [7800 Biggs Ford Rd, Unit C, Frederick, MD] CANCELLED
• the Taj Majal Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 2 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Chris Botti - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• El DeBarge - Birchmere
• the Taj Majal Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Yacht Rock Revival: Yacht Rock Revue, Ambrosia, Matthew Wilder, Player, Robbie Dupree - Howard Theatre


Monday, 3 October 2016 [link to this day]

• El DeBarge - Birchmere


Wednesday, 5 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Chrfistian McBride - AMP


Thursday, 6 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Livingston Taylor - 6th & I
• Past Made Present: The Music of Jessica Krash featuring Emily Noel (soprano) & Tanya Anisimova (cello) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sara Watkins - the Hamilton


Friday, 7 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Aloha - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Funky Meters - Birchmere
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Rock This Town Hoedown featuring the Alternate Routes, Ingram Hill, Radio Birds, the Trews, Wild Adriatic, Simplified, Andy Suzuki & the Method, Hey Monea, Amy Gerhartz - Jammin' Java - sold out


Saturday, 8 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Alabama and the Charlie Daniels Band - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Joey Alexander: My Favorite Things - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• National Philharmonic: Chee-Yun Plays The Four Seasons - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Rock This Town Hoedown featuring the Alternate Routes, Ingram Hill, Radio Birds, the Trews, Wild Adriatic, Simplified, Andy Suzuki & the Method, Hey Monea, Amy Gerhartz - Jammin' Java - sold out
• the Whispers - Birchmere


Sunday, 9 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Julie Fowlis - AMP
• National Philharmonic: Chee-Yun Plays The Four Seasons - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Paul Revere's Raiders - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Rock This Town Hoedown featuring the Alternate Routes, Ingram Hill, Radio Birds, the Trews, Wild Adriatic, Simplified, Andy Suzuki & the Method, Hey Monea, Amy Gerhartz - Jammin' Java - sold out
• the Whispers - Birchmere


Monday, 10 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Adele - Verizon Center - sold out


Tuesday, 11 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Adele - Verizon Center - sold out


Thursday, 13 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox - DAR Constitution Hall


Friday, 14 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Beginnings (Chicago tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• California Guitar Trio - AMP
• the Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 15 October 2016 [link to this day]

• the Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Maria Bamford - Warner Theatre


Sunday, 16 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Joan Baez - Lisner Auditorium


Monday, 17 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Chick Corea Elektric Band featuring Chick Corea, Dave Weckl, John Patitucci, Eric Marienthal, Frank Gamble - Birchmere


Wednesday, 19 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Foy Vance - 9:30 Club
• Neil deGrasse Tyson - Warner Theatre


Friday, 21 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Crystal Bowersox - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Ludovico Einaudi - Birchmere


Saturday, 22 October 2016 [link to this day]

• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Jackie Mason - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/29/16)
• Raven's Night 2016 - Celestial Bodies - Birchmere


Sunday, 23 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Martin Barre (Jethro Tull) - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 27 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Anthony Bourdain - DAR Constitution Hall
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre
• Roy Assaf Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 28 October 2016 [link to this day]

Café Tacuba - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre
• Jeffrey Osborne - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 29 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Cécile McLorin Salvant: For One To Love - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Jackie Mason - Howard Theatre Rescheduled to 10/22/16
• Jeffrey Osborne - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 30 October 2016 [link to this day]

• Streetlight Manifesto - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 3 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Animal Collective - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra Written by R.E.M.'s Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie featuring Wordless Music Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jimmy Webb - AMP


Friday, 4 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Madeleine Peyroux - Howard Theatre
• Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett - AMP


Saturday, 5 November 2016 [link to this day]

• the Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses - Master Quest - Warner Theatre
• Marillion - 9:30 Club
• National Philharmonic: Music From the English Cathedral - Strathmore (Music Center)


Monday, 7 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Sonata Arctica, Leaves' Eyes, and Omnium Gatherum - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tegan & Sara - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 10 November 2016 [link to this day]

• the Brubeck Brothers Quartet - AMP


Friday, 11 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Skinny Lister - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 12 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Lucy Kaplansky - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 13 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Martina McBride - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Melissa Ferrick - Jammin' Java
• Octonauts - Warner Theatre (2 PM Matinee Show)


Thursday, 17 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Catie Curtis and Maia Sharp - Jammin' Java
• Simply Three - Birchmere


Saturday, 19 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Loretta Lynn - Lincoln Theatre


Wednesday, 23 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Peter Hook & the Light - performing "Substance" - Joy Division & New Order - Howard Theatre


Friday, 25 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Anderson, Brown, & Redd - AMP


Saturday, 26 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Chanté Moore - Howard Theatre
• Charles Esten - Birchmere


Sunday, 27 November 2016 [link to this day]

• Charles Esten - Birchmere


Thursday, 8 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Tom Russell: Solo Songs / Readings / Art - Jammin' Java


Friday, 9 December 2016 [link to this day]

• China Philharmonic Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 10 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Kindred the Family Soul - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 11 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Manheim Steamroller Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM & 8 PM)


Saturday, 17 December 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 18 December 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Wednesday, 21 December 2016 [link to this day]

• A John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 12 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Inscape Chamber Orchestra - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 14 January 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Bach Double - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 22 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Brad Marquis Sings Sam Cooke (Sam Cooke birthday brunch) - Howard Theatre (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)


Friday, 27 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Ginuwine - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 28 January 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 29 January 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Thursday, 9 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Katie Mahan, piano - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 11 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Dwele - Birthday Show - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 16 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Olga Vocal Ensemble - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 18 February 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin: A Young Genius - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 24 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Altan - AMP


Friday, 3 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Bumper Jacksons - AMP


Saturday, 4 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars - AMP


Tuesday, 14 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Carlos Nunez - AMP


Saturday, 18 March 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Brahms' Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 1 April 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 22 April 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 23 April 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Saturday, 6 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP


Sunday, 7 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP


Saturday, 20 May 2017 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Carmina Burana - Strathmore (Music Center)