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Thursday, 1 December 2016 [link to this day]

• 50 on Fire - Howard Theatre
• Afro Bop Alliance - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Des Demonas, Homosuperior, and Chill Parents - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (6 PM show)
• Diana and Mozart's Sister - DC9
• the Dirty Grass Players (Old & In the Way set) and the Jakobs Ferry Stragglers - Gypsy Sally's
• Epica, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arkona, and the Agonist - Baltimore SoundStage
• Erin & the Wildfire and Mary-El - IOTA Club & Café
• Fito Paez - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Fruit Bats, Mail the Horse, and Currituck Co. - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hothead, Six Six, and Kag - Comet Ping Pong
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mama's Black Sheep, Christine Havrilla, and Naked Blue - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Northern Virginia Family Service)
• Mike P. Ryan - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• NSO Pops: Diana Ross - All the Best of Times - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Peter White's Christmas feat. Rick Braun & Euge Groove - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Pod Blotz, Craow, and Radiator Greys - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Presented by SelectDC)
• Red Fang, Torche, and Whores. - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Shaun Jones & Brent Blakeney - AMP
• Space Jesus and Yheti with Choppy Oppy, Sketchy Pete - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• Steep Canyon Rangers - Birchmere
• Windhand and Ilsa - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Friday, 2 December 2016 [link to this day]

• American Holiday Festival: The US Army Band - Pershings Own - DAR Constitution Hall
• April + Vista, Benjamin Boeldt, Gobby, and Black Lodge & em.g - Otherfeels House [3408 Brown St NW, WDC]
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Big O & Dukes Live - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Blackbear and Jett Bailey - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Breach and Alex Eljaiek - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Casting Crowns - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (The Very Next Thing Tour)
• Chopteeth - AMP
• Chris Smither - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dar Williams: Celebrating Moral City's 20th Anniversary (full album in its entirety plus other favorites) - with a reading by Barry Lynn Beth Macy - Birchmere
• Dark Star Orchestra - 9:30 Club
• Drop Electric, the Last Rewind (Phish tribute), and Slow Lights - Gypsy Sally's
• the Firnats - Community Forklift [4671 Tanglewood Dr, Edmonston, MD] (Forklift First Friday)
• FIVES (Heart & Thunder EP release) and Gotham Theory - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Kip Moore and Jon Pardi - Fillmore Silver Spring (Me And My Kind Tour 2016)
• Krobopl, Pagan Reagan, Blue Sky Dream, Boss Company, Legends of Et Cetera, and Armida Lowe - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Mario Castro - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Mavericks - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Monday Mistress and the Baby Grand - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Nice Breeze - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC] (We Fought the Big One with guest DJ Ahmad Z)
• No Second Troy and the Reserves - IOTA Club & Café
• NSO Pops: Diana Ross - All the Best of Times - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Other Colors, Outer Spaces, Purrer, and Dave Fell - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Prahns, Rokket Copter, Higher Numbers, and Menage A Garage - Buckeye + Bear [1730 M St NW, WDC]
• Ripe & Lawrence - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Ronnie Laws - Howard Theatre
• Slotface and Kid Brother - DC9
• the Soil & the Sun, OWEL, and Wes Swing - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Steve Earle & the Dukes - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Summer Salt, Witch Coast, Jack on Fire, and Baby Bry Bry - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• the Swingles - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Tauk and Consider the Source - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tejah Singh and Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Wvnder, In Your Memory, Monument of a Memory, Hallow, and Oryssa - 4845 Autumn Glory Way, Chantilly, VA


Saturday, 3 December 2016 [link to this day]

• 2 Chainz - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Dream Bigger Live)
• the 502s - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Alison Crockett - Speakeasy Jazz Nights at the Alex [1075 Thomas Jefferson St NW, WDC]
• American Holiday Festival: The US Army Band - Pershings Own - DAR Constitution Hall (Two shows - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Backbeat Underground & Aaron Abernathy - Ivy City Smokehouse & Tavern [1356 Okie St NE, WDC]
• the Barb Wire Dolls, Bombenkinder, Sister Ex, and Robert Mitchell - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Bernard/EBB Showcase - AMP
• BSO: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO: the Snowman - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Cecily - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Copstabber, Bust Off, Skumboyz, jrnlr, and Dissonance - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Dar Williams: Celebrating Moral City's 20th Anniversary (full album in its entirety plus other favorites) - with a reading by Beth Macy Barry Lynn - Birchmere
• Dark Star Orchestra - 9:30 Club
• Dave Koz, Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore, and Valerie Simpson - National Theatre [1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• the Districts and Tangiers - DC9 - sold out
• the Harry Bells - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• ilyAIMY - 7 Locks Brewing [12227 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, MD]
• Jody Wisternoff and Tony Smooth - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Kahil El'Zabar Ritual Trio with David Murray and Harrison Bankhead - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC] (CapitalBop's Traveling Loft)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lizzo, DJ Sophia Eris, and Dizzy Fae - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Monkeyfeather, Trainwreck, and Over the Divide - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• My Enemy Complete, Shumaun, Machines, and Never Elected - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Norah Jones - Lincoln Theatre (Day Breaks World Tour) - sold out
• NSO Pops: Diana Ross - All the Best of Times - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Nuclears, the Combs, and Burnt Seeds - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Null, Among the Rocks & Roots, Cellar Dweller, and Heat Death - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Of Tomorrow, Box Era, Humbalaya, and Stone Soup - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Pig Destroyer, Deceased, Short Bus Pileup, Drugs of Faith, and Cemetery Piss - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Queensryche, Armored Saint, and Midnight Eternal - Baltimore SoundStage
• Radkey, the Fame Riot, and Nox - Comet Ping Pong
• the Riverbreaks, Wylder, and Bearcat Wildcat - Gypsy Sally's
• Slim Cessna's Auto Club and Snakes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Sol Roots - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Split Seconds, Boardroom Heroes, American TV, and Curse Words - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC] (Rescheduled from 10/22/16)
• Taylor Davis - Jammin' Java (8 PM Evening Show)
• the Thirteen Sing "Snow on Snow" - Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church [6601 Bradley Blvd, Bethesda, MD]
• Time Is Fire, E (featuring Thalia Zedek), and Insect Factory - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Vienna Jammers - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Vinny Free & the Killing Floor and Two Blue - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Wolf Trap Holiday Sing-A-Long featuring The President's Own United States Marine Band and members of local choirs and vocal groups - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 4 PM)


Sunday, 4 December 2016 [link to this day]

• 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: Martha Argerich, the Eagles, Al Pacino, Mavis Staples, and James Taylor - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• America and Larry Burnett Band - Birchmere
• American Holiday Festival: The US Army Band - Pershings Own - DAR Constitution Hall (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Animals As Leaders, Intervals, and Plini - 9:30 Club
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bad Moves (record release), the Afterglows, and Bless - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Bay Tunes Guitars Fall/Winter Rock Band School Performance - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Boston Brass - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Capital Hearings - AMP
• Chris Cohen and Steve Strohmeier - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Damien Escobar - Howard Theatre
• Emmylou Harris - the Hamilton (Benefit for Bonaparte's Retreat)
• Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• For Today (the Farewell Tour), Norma Jean, My Epic, and Emerge a Tyrant - Baltimore SoundStage
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kane Brown: Ain't No Stopping Us Now Tour - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Monster Energy Outbreak)
• Motown & More: a Holiday Celebration - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Norah Jones - Lincoln Theatre (Day Breaks World Tour) - sold out
• Slim Cessna's Auto Club - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Steven Gellman (Hearth & Home album release concert) - Jammin' Java
• Thank You Scientist, Moon Tooth, and the Tea Club - DC9
• Third Rail Radio, Ceremony (VA shoegaze), liam Beston, and Tim Woulfe - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Verroneau - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)


Monday, 5 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Aaron Leitko - Galaxy Hut
• Andy Shauf and Chris Cohen - DC9
• Blues Alley Youth Orchestra - Blues Alley (7 PM Show Only)
• Delta Rae Winter Acoustic Tour: a Holiday Celebration - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• George Winston - Birchmere
• the Jezabels and Surf Rock is Dead - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Street Corner Symphony - Jammin' Java
• the Violins Duel: Stradivari versus Guarneri - with violinists Liviu Prunaru and Gabriel Croitoru - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)


Tuesday, 6 December 2016 [link to this day]

• 12th Planet, Rekoil, Algo, Toy Maka, Droosie, Hugeative, Sayzar, ZB, and Curro - Baltimore SoundStage (the Jordan "Barron" Roce Memorial Show)
• Br'er, Teach Me Equals, Red Rumsey, and Park Snakes - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• Cam'ron with Jay IDK, Beau Young Prince, Innanet James, Ciscero, Matt McGhee, Siimba Lives Long, and special guests, hosted by DJ Kidd Marvel - U St Music Hall (8 PM Show)
• Comedy Beyond the Table: Anupama Pillalamarri, Natalie McGill, Katherine Jessup, Hillary Scofield, LizaBanks Campagna, Eva Mozena Brandon, Stephanie Joyal, Wendy Wroblewski, Leigh Crenshaw, and host Valerie Paschall - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] (A Comedy on the Table Five Year Event - Benefit for N Street Village)
• Curtis Harding - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Delta Rae and Penny & Sparrow - the Hamilton
• Gloria Reuben - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mary Chapin Carpenter - Birchmere
• MO and Liss - 9:30 Club - sold out
Shy Girls - Rock & Roll Hotel MOVED TO 2/8/17
• Strathmore Children's Chorus: This Shining Night - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Tiny Moving Parts, Microwave, and A Will Away - Jammin' Java
• Trio Sefardi - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 7 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Abigail Williams, Wolvhamer, and Amiensus - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Airplane Family & Friends with Live Dead '69 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bobby Muncy Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Chaise Lounge: Swinging Holiday - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Fort Defiance - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Goodnight Texas and Bombadil - Jammin' Java
• Holidays with Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kalichestein-Laredo-Robinson Trio - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Keigh and Kristyn Getty and Friends - Joy: An Irish Christmas - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• Lauren Graham: reading from Talking As Fast As I Can - 6th & I - sold out
• Lenka Lichtenberg - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mary Chapin Carpenter - Birchmere
• Mike Posner, Lindsey Stirling, and JoJo - Fillmore Silver Spring (94.7 Fresh FM Not So Silent Night)
• Paperhaus and Skyline Hotel - Gypsy Sally's
• the Piano Guys - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Amasa Hines - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Ramon Tasat (tenor & guitar) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Reverend Horton Heat, Unknown Hinson, Nashville Pussy, and Lucky Tubb & the Modern Day Troubadours - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Todd Ledbetter - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]


Thursday, 8 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Anjunadeep, Gab Rhome, Theo Kottis, and Yotto - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• April + Vista - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• Boat Burning, Tone, and the Orchid - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bottomfed and Huo - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• BSO: A Swingin' Nutcracker a la Ellington - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Dan Band: Holiday Show - Birchmere
• Deviated Theatre - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (East Building - Evenings at the Edge)
• Futurebirds and Loamlands - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Impalers, Red Death, and Witchtrial - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Jai Wolf, Jerry Folk, and Chet Porter - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Midlands [3333 Georgia Ave NW, WDC] (Mural lighting & signing)
• Lato - IOTA Club & Café
• Los Van Van and DJ Reyna La Farandulera Morales - Howard Theatre
• Marcel, Rami, and Bachar Khalife in concert - Lincoln Theatre
• Marcus Johnson: The Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Megan Hilty: A Merry Little Christmas - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Renée Fleming VOICES series)
• the Movement and the Hold Up - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Mystery Lights, Prearie Sol, and Warbly Jets - DC9
• Nag Champa, Jenna Camille, and Johnny Popcorn - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• the North Country, the People, and IntiLuna - Bathtub Republic's New Location [2511 10th Street NE, WDC]
• NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! Featuring Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana (Frozen) and the Washington Chorus - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pasadena and Bumpin Uglies - Gypsy Sally's
• Pop Evil and Citizen Zero - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Psychic TV, Boat Burning, and Technophobia - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Purrer, Forgetter, Bruisey Peets, and the Johns - the Dogpound [Petworth DIY space on Taylor St NW, WDC]
• Reverend Justin Hylton - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Suzy Bogguss - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sweet Heaven Kings - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Third Eye Blind, Wrabel, and the Rua - Fillmore Silver Spring (94.7 Fresh FM Not So Silent Night)
• Tom Russell: Solo Songs / Readings / Art - Jammin' Java
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Xavier Wulf - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]


Friday, 9 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Alter, April + Vista, Cicero, and Lance Neptune - Velvet Lounge
• American Wrestlers, Varsity, and Yum - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Atlas Road Crew - Gypsy Sally's
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Commander Cody - A Honky Tonk Christmas - Birchmere
• the Bouncing Souls, Off With Their Heads, Masked Intruder, and Almost People - Baltimore SoundStage
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Carrie Newcomer (The Beautiful Not Yet CD release show) - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Early Show)
• Cathy DiToro and Derek Evry - the Midlands [3333 Georgia Ave NW, WDC]
• China Philharmonic Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Clozee & Psymbionic - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Copeland and Rae Cassidy - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dragonette and Gibbz - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Etana & the Raw Soul Rebels, Iba MaHr, and Fyakin - Howard Theatre
• Flasher (record release), Swim Team, Post Pink, and DJ Anna Nasty - Black Cat (Backstage)
• From Shadow Into Light: 18th Street Singers Winter Concert - Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes [1217 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]
• Gloom and Genocide Pact - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC] (DCHeavyMetal Holiday Party)
• Handsome Ghost - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• In Between, Soft Grip, and Dizzy Pleasure Club - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Last Train Home - IOTA Club & Café
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marcus Johnson: The Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Megan Hilty: A Merry Little Christmas - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Renée Fleming VOICES series - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• the Mostly Dead, Pandas, and Queen Wolf - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! Featuring Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana (Frozen) and the Washington Chorus - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Salem, Secrets She Kept, Lustravi, and the Owls Are Not What They Seem - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Slander & Nghtmre present: Good Vibrations with Habtrakt and KRNE - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Spirit of the Season - Holiday Matinee for Kids - US Air Force Band - DAR Constitution Hall (10:30 AM Show)
• Spirit of the Season - US Air Force Band - DAR Constitution Hall (Two shows - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• the Streams, VIV, Through the Wake, Old Eastern, and Fast As Lightning - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Torches - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Noon)
• Turkuaz & the New Mastersounds - 9:30 Club
• We Were Pirates - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Hometown Sounds DC)
• Xenia Rubinos and Kristy La Rat (of Maracuyeah) - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 10 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Airhead, Dove Lady, Boon, and Honey - Kokomo [DIY Space, NE DC]
• Atlas Road Crew - Gypsy Sally's
• Bones Jugs - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 2 PM All Ages Matinee & 7:30 PM 21+ evening show)
• Chamomile & Whiskey - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Cheryl Wheeler & John Gorka - Birchmere
• the Christmas Revels - Lisner Auditorium (Two shows - 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
• the Chromatics - Greenbelt Arts Center [123 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD] (Jingle Jangle Jam)
• Emancipator, Tor, Edamame, and Lapa - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• the Fuss, April & Vista, Run Come See, AJ Head - 800 Block of Upshur St NW, WDC (11th Annual Upshur Street Art & Craft Fair - 11 AM to 4 PM)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Naughty & Nice - Lincoln Theatre
• Gowl, DOC, Reeking Cross, and Krauthammer - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Kacey Musgraves - National Theatre [1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Ken Cobb and Dan Lipton Trio - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Kindred the Family Soul - Baltimore SoundStage
• Last Train Home - IOTA Club & Café
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lime Rickey International, Simeon Stylites, and Boris - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Marcus Johnson: The Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Michael Hearst presents Songs for Unusual Creatures - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Morning Banana Diet, Ménage À Garage, and the Red Moon Preachers - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] (Punk Rock for Standing Rock)
• Mud Morganfield & Kate Moss, Tattoo Tom & the Renegades, and Von Grey - State Theatre (the 3rd Annual Rockin' Renegade Holiday Benefit Concert)
• Nels Cline / Gerald Cleaver / Larry Ochs and Hank Smith / Michael Formanek / Ches Smith - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Night Birds - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• NPR's A Jazz Piano Christmas with Willie Pickens, Bethany Pickens, Bill Charlap, and Renee Rosnes - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! Featuring Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana (Frozen) and the Washington Chorus - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• O.A.R. & the Sports Junkies: 20 x 20 - Celebrating 20 years - 9:30 Club (Presented by 106.7 The Fan - Benefit for Heard the World)
• Piedmont Blues - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Reverend Horton Heat, Unknown Hinson, Nashville Pussy, and Lucky Tubb - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Savage Master, October 31, Rat Infested, Silence the Blind, and Sangre Inedita - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• A Sound of Thunder: Who Do You Think We Are? album release party with acoustic set - Fireflies [1501 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• Staycation, Pleasure Train, and the Strange Heat - Velvet Lounge
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel (Two shows - 7 PM All-Ages & 11 PM 21+)


Sunday, 11 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Bad Off, 3:33, Deathwatch, Black Rose, Khana, and Treazon - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Bandana Splits - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Christmas Revels - Lisner Auditorium (2 PM Show)
• Del & Dawg (Del McCoury & David Grisman) - Birchmere
• Edwin McCain - the Hamilton
• Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All Ages Matinee)
• Impractical Jokers - DAR Constitution Hall
• Jaguardini and Ships in the Night - Galaxy Hut (Merry SynthMas)
• Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Last Train Home - IOTA Club & Café (2:30 PM All-Ages Show)
• Lita Ford - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Manheim Steamroller Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Marcus Johnson: The Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matt Pond P.A. and Moving Panoramas - DC9
• Mobley and Catch Fever - IOTA Club & Café
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Close Your Eyes . . . Now Open Your Ears - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1:30 PM & 4 PM)
• Positive No (in-store) - Red Onion [1628 U Street NW, WDC]
• the Processional feat. B. Chase Williams & Shabach along with "The Girl Director" Natalie Wilson - Howard Theatre
• Shooter Jennings & Jason Boland - 9:30 Club
• Tyler Hilton & Kate Voegele: One Tree Holiday - with Gabrielle Ross - Jammin' Java
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM)
• Wax, the Palmer Squares, DJ Skitz, the GrilledLincolns, and Milton J & the Leftovers - Baltimore SoundStage


Monday, 12 December 2016 [link to this day]

• An Annapolis Christmas - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Barrington Levy & Detour Posse and Mighty Mystic - Howard Theatre
• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party - Birchmere
• Blood Licker, Literals, and Park Snakes - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Chamber Music Ensemble from the University of Maryland - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Curtis Eller - Galaxy Hut
• Diplo and Mixtape DJs (Shea Van Horn + Matt Bailer) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
Hot 99.5 Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One: Meghan Trainor, the Chainsmokers, G-Eazy, Niall Horan, Fifth Harmony, Diplo, Ellie Goulding, DNCE, Alessia Cara, Tove Lo, and Daya - Verizon Center
• Kate Voegele and Tyler Hilton - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Peter Murphy "Stripped" - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sam Wilson (Sons of Bill), Schuyler Fisk, and Carl Anderson - Jammin' Java (the Restless Hearts Tour)
• the Spirit of the Beehive, Mannequin Pussy, Pope, and Trunkweed - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC] (Crunch Leaf Fest - Day 1)
• Tim Reynolds - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 13 December 2016 [link to this day]

• An Annapolis Christmas - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bilja Krstik & the Bistric Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Classic Rock Experience featuring the music of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Boston, Deep Purple, Journey, & more - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra: Nutcracker - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Finding Joseph I with H.R. from Bad Brains in person - AFI Silver Theatre [8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD]
• Mac Miller - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Divine Feminine Tour)
• the Oh Hellos Christmas Extravaganza - 9:30 Club
• Seu Jorge presents: "The Life Aquatic" - A Tribute to David Bowie - Howard Theatre
• Sun Young, Stove, Two Inch Astronaut, and Go Cozy - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Turned Out a Punk Live with Damian Abraham - Black Cat (Backstage)


Wednesday, 14 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Blood Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice - Birchmere
• Buena Fe - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra: Nutcracker - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Eskimeaux (solo) and Japanese Breakfast (solo) - Comet Ping Pong
• Jimmy Eat World and Prawn - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Kristin Hersh - Jammin' Java
• Laura Burhenn (of the Mynabirds) - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Merry Tubachristmas! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
Nighthawks on the Blue Highway screening - DC Public Library, Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Branch [1630 7th St NW, WDC] (7 PM Show)
• Spirit Animal and Nico Yaryan - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tory Lanez and Jacquees - Fillmore Silver Spring (I Told You Tour)
• the Weepies (acoustic) - State Theatre
• Whitey Morgan and Tony Martinez - Baltimore SoundStage
• You Won't and the Suitcase Junket - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Zemer Chai - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 15 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Allen Tate and Pavo Pavo - DC9
• Andy Bopp Band and Marshall Keith (of the Slickee Boys) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Attlas and Flash Frequency - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Borracho (Atacama CD release), Foghound, Kingsnake, and Worth - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Boyz II Men - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• the Captivators and the Chariots - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Bluebeat December)
• Carbon Leaf and Sarah Darling - Birchmere
• Damien Escobar - Baltimore SoundStage (the Boundless Tour)
• Dan + Shay and Walker Hayes - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Drop the Mic featuring Ricky Dillon, the Gabbie Show, Jack Baran, Andrew Lowe, and host Chachi Gonzales - State Theatre
• Freddy Cole: Here for the Holidays - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jazz Band Master Class - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Show Only)
• Jeff Simmermon: Live Album Recording - with Anthony Devito and Gastor Almonte - Black Cat (Backstage - shows at 7 PM and 9 PM)
• Koji, Homeless Gospel Choir, Imaginary Hockey League, and Mangekyo - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - with Joélle Harvey (soprano), Christopher Ainslie (countertenor), James Kryshak (tenor), Douglas Williams (bass-bariton), and the University of Maryland Concert Choir - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli: A Nat King Cole Holiday - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Shearwater and Cross Record - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Spiritual Rez and Formula 5 - Gypsy Sally's
• Thievery Corporation - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Trans-Siberian Orchestra: the Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Verizon Center
• Vita & the Woolf, Humble Fire, and Andrew Grossman - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Washington National Opera - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Yachtsmen, the Delarcos, and Go Pills - IOTA Club & Café


Friday, 16 December 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Alexandria Harmonizers - Holiday Show - George Mason University - Harris Theater [4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Carbon Leaf and Sarah Darling - Birchmere
• Children of Bodom, Abbath, Exmortus, and Oni - Baltimore SoundStage (I Worship Chaos Tour)
• the Christmas Revels - Lisner Auditorium
• Cowabunga Pizza Time, Dark Water Transit, Subtastics, and the Sniffs - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Deadphis Orchestra and Talking Dreads - Gypsy Sally's
• Dogs & Day Drinkers, Exemptus, Sekengard, and Optimist Prime - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD] (Face Melting Festivus)
• Fellowcraft, Black Dog Prowl, and Lanternfish - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Freddy Cole: Here for the Holidays - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gavin DeGraw, Andy Grammer, Hailee Steinfeld - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD] (Mistletoe Meltdown)
• Harry & the Potters with Potter Puppet Pals, Draco & the Malfoys, Tonks & the Aurors, Tianna & the Cliffhangers, Blue Milk Run - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for the Harry Potter Alliance)
• the Head & the Heart, Pete Yorn, and Joseph - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Hip Hop Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Killer Deluxe, Jon Spear Band, and Born Crooked - Jammin' Java
• Menne Solo (Menno de Jong open to close) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Mia Zabelka, Boat Burning, and Literals - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
Mindless Behavior, OTW, Alcatel Idol 4, and Cricket - Fillmore Silver Spring (No Parents Allowed Tour) CANCELLED
• National Symphony Orchestra - Igor Stavinsky's L'Histoire du soldat - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - with Joélle Harvey (soprano), Christopher Ainslie (countertenor), James Kryshak (tenor), Douglas Williams (bass-bariton), and the University of Maryland Concert Choir - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the NRIs - IOTA Club & Café
• Rockaway Bitch (all-female Ramones tribute) and Johnny Bombay & the Reactions - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Sherri Maricle & the Diva Jazz Orchestra: Ella Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 7 PM & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Thievery Corporation - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Vanilla Popers, Yambag, Iron Cages, and Disinfectant - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC]


Saturday, 17 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Radio CPR Record Fair - La Casa [3166 Mount Pleasant St, WDC]
• Alexandria Harmonizers - Holiday Show - George Mason University - Harris Theater [4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• All Hell, Goat Wizard, Bearstorm, and Blood Mist - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Krampus Fest 2016)
• the Capitol Steps - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Caveman and Cheerleader - DC9 (Rescheduled from 10/22/16)
• the Choral Arts Society of Washington presents Family Christmas: For the Young and Young at Heart - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• the Christmas Revels - Lisner Auditorium (Two shows - 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Classic Hendrix featuring the Eli Cook Band & Anthony Pirog - IOTA Club & Café
• Driftwood - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Eamonn McCrystal & Chle Agnew in Concert - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• Flashback Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Freddy Cole: Here for the Holidays - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Naughty & Nice - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 2 PM & 7 PM)
• Holiday Concert - US Navy Band - DAR Constitution Hall (Two shows - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• Human Host, Halloween Trés, Jordan Romero (Shy Violet), and Ballerine Nadiya - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jamie McLean Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kix-mas - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Nag Champa - DC Public Library, Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Branch [1630 7th St NW, WDC] (2 PM Show)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - with Joélle Harvey (soprano), Christopher Ainslie (countertenor), James Kryshak (tenor), Douglas Williams (bass-bariton), and the University of Maryland Concert Choir - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nightmares on Wax (DJ set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• One Slack Mind, Bedlam, Ugress, and Kill Mo - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA] (Presented by Nova Metal Booking)
• Pianos Become the Teeth and Nothing - Baltimore SoundStage
• Pittsburgh's Own Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Rasputina, Eliza Rickman, and Aubreylyn - Howard Theatre
• the Screws, Bust Off, Rat Infested, and Payback DC, Stuck Backwards - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Shadow Show, Fashion Bath, Herschel Hoover, and Jackie & the Treehorns - Velvet Lounge
• Sherri Maricle & the Diva Jazz Orchestra: Ella Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 7 PM & 9 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Birchmere
• Thievery Corporation - 9:30 Club
• Todd & Cindy Bauchspies Christmas Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• the United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Virginia Creep and Caustic Casanova - Mobius Records [10409 Main St, Suite D, Fairfax, VA] (6 PM In-Store)
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 4 PM)
• White Ford Bronco - Gypsy Sally's


Sunday, 18 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Adam Schatz, Heart of the Ghost, Omar Pitras Waqar & Ilana Alazzeh, and Park Snakes - Haushouse [1349 Monroe St NE, WDC]
• Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• A Choral Arts Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Christmas Revels - Lisner Auditorium (Two shows - 1 PM & 5 PM)
• David Wax Museum - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Evening Show)
• Exit 245 and BluesTones - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show - JMU a cappella)
• Freddy Cole: Here for the Holidays - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Naughty & Nice - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Holiday Concert - US Navy Band - DAR Constitution Hall (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• the King's Singers - Washington National Cathedral [3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC]
• Kurt Elling holiday show - the Hamilton
• Lorrie Morgan's Enchanted Christmas - Birchmere
• Mac Miller, Soulection featuring the Whooligan, and ClockworkDJ - Baltimore SoundStage (the Divine Feminine Tour) - sold out
• Ms. Lauryn Hill - Fillmore Silver Spring (the MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - with Joélle Harvey (soprano), Christopher Ainslie (countertenor), James Kryshak (tenor), Douglas Williams (bass-bariton), and the University of Maryland Concert Choir - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• Nicole Saphos Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Rock-n-Shop: A Rock'n'Roll Garage Sale - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Scythian - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 2 PM All Ages Matinee & 6:30 PM 21+ evening show)
• Stand Off, Line of Sight, and Nerve Endings - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Tim & Isabelle Kimbrough - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Monday, 19 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Adjective Animal and Adverbs/Adjectives (members of Showpony) - Galaxy Hut
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• A Candlelight Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center)
• A Choral Arts Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Dave Detwiler's White House Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Iolani Stage Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• NRBQ - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 20 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Benjie Porecki: The Holiday Hang - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Encore Chorale - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Gardens for the Lush, Travel by Haiku, and Johnny Fantastic - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• A John Waters Christmas - Birchmere
• Kendall Street Company, Boy Named Banjo, and Moose Kick - Gypsy Sally's
• Los Lobos - the Hamilton
• O'Connor Band feat. Mark O'Connor presents An Appalachian Christmas - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Raheem DeVaughn & Friends Annual Holiday Charity Concert with guests Kelly Price, V Bozeman, and more - Howard Theatre
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Wednesday, 21 December 2016 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Showcase's 5th annual holiday extravaganza - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Listen Local First DC)
• Ancestral Duo, Wendel Patrick, and Organix Trio - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Bayside (acoustic) and Hawthorne Heights (acoustic) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Darlene Love: Love for the Holidays - Howard Theatre
• Fish Leong - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• A John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Merlon Devine - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mint Condition - Birchmere
• O'Connor Band featuring Mark O'Connor - the Hamilton
• Slim Man Christmas Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• A Very Jerry Christmas with Cris Jacobs and Friends, Mookie Siegel, John Ginty, Ed Hough, Dave Markowitz - Gypsy Sally's
• A Very Uzi Xmas - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Thursday, 22 December 2016 [link to this day]

• the Alternate Routes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ben Williams: a Holiday Musical Extravaganza - the Hamilton
• Crash Boom Bang, That Lying Bitch, and His Dream of Lions - 9:30 Club (Music Makes Life Better presents a Hope for Henry Benefit)
• Da Kid Emm, Billy Lyve & Ill Luck Live, Szarko, Recky & Calico, and Tokin - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Funk Ark (farewell show) and Three Man Soul Machine - Gypsy Sally's
• Jane Monheit: Celebrating the Season - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• John Barera, René Audiard, Will Martin, and Paul Morse - DC9 (Supply Records Label Night - 5 Years of Supply)
• Jon B: Holiday Wishes From Me to You - Howard Theatre
• Jubilee, Gavin Holland, and the Borrowers - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Lionel Richie - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Mint Condition - Birchmere
• the Peace Ringers and Carol Ringers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Todd Wright's 14th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Friday, 23 December 2016 [link to this day]

• A Decade of Soul with Prentiss McNeil of the Drifters performing classic soul hits from 1964-1973 - Howard Theatre
• the Electric Peacock Dance Band feat Michael Scoglio of the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s dance party featuring Biz Markie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Handel's Messiah sing-along with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• In Your Memory, Set For Tomrrow, and Technicians - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jane Monheit: Celebrating the Season - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joe Budden - Howard Theatre (11:30 PM Late Show)
• Juan Maclean (DJ set) and Trev-ski - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Mint Condition - Baltimore SoundStage
• Miracle on 34th Street with the Woodshedders, By & By, and Janet Emma & Seven West - Gypsy Sally's
• Paula Poundstone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Pietasters, Mephiskapheles, Hub City Stompers, and the Loving Paupers - 9:30 Club
• Virginia Coalition - the Hamilton


Saturday, 24 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Beltway Brass Quintet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - at noon)
• A Choral Arts Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• Herrera-Richardson Holiday Jam with special guest Lena Seikaly - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nefesh Mountain - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD]


Sunday, 25 December 2016 [link to this day]

• All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Monday, 26 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hayes Carll and Allison Moorer - Birchmere
Holiday Vaudeville with cajun cellist Sean Grissom - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Swingin' Sixties Holiday Dance Party featuring the hits of the 60s - Jammin' Java
• Vivian Green - Howard Theatre


Tuesday, 27 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Bruno Mars - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Clutch, the Obsessed, Lionize, and Silver Spring School of Rock Band - 9:30 Club
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hayes Carll - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Holiday Vaudeville with cajun cellist Sean Grissom - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Judy Collins - Birchmere
Kanye West - Verizon Center (Saint Pablo Tour) CANCELLED
• Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers Band tribute) - the Hamilton
• Lyfe Jennings and Tray Chaney - Howard Theatre
• the Roots - Fillmore Silver Spring


Wednesday, 28 December 2016 [link to this day]

Big Daddy Kane - Howard Theatre RESCHEDULED FOR 6/16/17
• Celtic Holiday - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dag Nasty, Iron Reagan, and Loud Boyz - Baltimore SoundStage
• Deanna Bogart Band - Jammin' Java
• EPMD and Juice Bruns - Howard Theatre
• Judy Collins - Birchmere
• Lotusland (Rush tribute) - State Theatre
• Night Ranger - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute) and HmfO (Hall & Oates tribute) - the Hamilton
• truTV Impractical Jokers, Santiago Sent US Tour, Starring The Tenderloins - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• the White Panda - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 29 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Annual Hank Williams Tribute featuring Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Bill Kirchen, Robin & Linda Williams, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz - Birchmere
• Big Something & Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band and Bencoolen - 9:30 Club
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Freddie Jackson - Howard Theatre
• Green Jelly, Dingleberry Dynasty, and Blood Mist - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• John Kadlecik Band - State Theatre
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Natalie York (EP release show), Uptown Boys Choir, and Elyse Krachman - IOTA Club & Café
• Nick Guerra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - Comedy at the Kennedy Center)
• Peoples Blues of Richmond and the Shack Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Stephen Kellogg and Megan Burtt - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Stooki Sound - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Yellow Dubmarine - the Hamilton


Friday, 30 December 2016 [link to this day]

• Amel Larrieux - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Ballyhoo! and Never Ending Fall - Baltimore SoundStage
• Band of Horses - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Bush - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Carolyn Malachi - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• John Kadlecik Band - State Theatre
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Melodime, Welshly Arms, and the Gallery - Jammin' Java
• Nasty Habits featuring Mile Harvey, Jon Combs, Tommy Lee James, Jim Starboard - IOTA Club & Café
• Old 97's and Justin Jones & the B-Sides - the Hamilton
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere
• Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 31 December 2016 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Loft Show)
• Abdu Ali, Lower Dens, Jpegmafia, J.Pope, DJ Kae Glizzy, Logicoma, Isabejja, Nag Champa, Neptune, Cole, DJ Pancakes, Jacob Marley - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Lit Fest II)
• Band of Horses - 9:30 Club
• Come to Grief, Forn, Black Rose, Sunrot, and DJ Sad Mountain - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Duran Duran - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Keller Williams Grateful Gospel - Keller Solo & John Kadlecik Band - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, El Debarge - DAR Constitution Hall
• Melodime, Firekid, and Steve Everett - Jammin' Java
• Miss This, BabeRage, the Cole Miner Collective, and Akiro - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Nadastrom, Eau Claire, and Ken Lazee - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• O'Malley's March - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Old 97's and Vandaveer - the Hamilton
• Queen Esther and the Hot Five plus Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - 10 PM)
• the Record Company and the Flying Eyes - Baltimore SoundStage (Presented by Flying Dog)
• the Seldom Scene, Locust Honey String Band, and Cabin Creek - Birchmere
• Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - 6 PM)


Sunday, 1 January 2017 [link to this day]

• David Bromberg Quintet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Duran Duran - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Wale & Friends - Fillmore Silver Spring (6th Annual New Year's Day Show)


Monday, 2 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Cherry Poppin' Daddies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 1 - Jammin' Java
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 3 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Chemistry Project - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 2 - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 4 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Cherry Poppin' Daddies - the Hamilton
• Dan Barry - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 3 - Jammin' Java
• Miramar - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Prince Tribute Show with Junie from EU - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 5 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Alejandro Escovedo - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 11/29/16)
• August Burns Red - Fillmore Silver Spring (Messengers 10 Year Anniversary Tour)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 4 - Jammin' Java
• Sonny Landreth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Twisted Pine - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 6 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Morrissey / Smiths tribute) - State Theatre
• Happy Birthday Ziggy Stardust featuring Life On Mars (David Bowie tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Jim Gaffigan - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Popa Chubby - the Hamilton
• Roam Winterfest! - Birchmere
• the Tone Rangers - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 7 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the British Invasion Years - State Theatre
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSO: Tchaikovsky's Pathetique - Strathmore (Music Center)
Cabin Fever Fest: BackBlast, Hellpie, Encasing Embrace, One Slack Mind, GI9, LORD, Oberris, Silence the Blind, Unsullied, Croatoan - Bunker Sports Café [510 E Market St, Leesburg, VA]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Great Zucchini - Jammin' Java (11 AM Matinee Show)
• Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards - AMP (10:30 AM show - Kids' pajama jam party)
• Jim Gaffigan - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• the Michael Clem Band - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Evening Show)
• REV909: Daft Punk/French House Tribute & Indie Dance Classics with Will Eastman and Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Roam Winterfest! - Birchmere
• Thomas Cassell Project - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Title Fight, Give, and Westpoint - Rock & Roll Hotel


Sunday, 8 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Alessio Bax (piano) and Lucille Chung (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Celtic Celebration for the New Year featuring Maggie Sansone with Seth Kibel, Andrea Hoag, Paul Oorts, and Matthew Bell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Townes Earle and Dawn Landes - Birchmere
• Madball and Brick By Brick - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Two Inch Astronaut and Very Fresh - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Urchin, Misled Youth, and Sedative - Chill Factory [5003 13st NW at Farragut St, WDC] (Standing Rock Benefit)


Monday, 9 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Dover Quartet - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Marqueal Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• MetroSongs Live - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 10 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Davidson College Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Marcus D. Wiley, Small Fire, and Sean Sarvis Live - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 11 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Chris Urquiaga - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Earl Carter & Phillip "Doc" Martin - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Louis C.K. - DAR Constitution Hall
• Stephen Lynch - Birchmere (the My Old Heart Tour)
• Stephen Spano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Thursday, 12 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Chris Mann (The Voice) - AMP
• Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven - 9:30 Club
• Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - Live - Lisner Auditorium
• godheadSilo and Corey J Brewer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• ill.Gates and KJ Sawka - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Inscape Chamber Orchestra - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Kings of Leon - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Retch & Meyhem Lauren - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 11/7/16)
• Run the Jewels, the Gaslamp Killer, Spark Master Tape, and Cuz - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Stephen Lynch - Birchmere (the My Old Heart Tour)


Friday, 13 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Appetite for Destruction (Guns N Roses tribute) and Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Badfish (Sublime tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bobby Thompson - IOTA Club & Café
• Bruce Bruce & Rickey Smiley - Warner Theatre
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• the Comedy Get Down featuring Cedric "The Entertainer", Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, and Charlie Murphy - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Streisand presented by The American Pops - Lisner Auditorium
• Eddie From Ohio and Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden - Birchmere
• Good Time Boys, Sex Type Thing, and Lithium - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Iron Man, Foghound, Book of Wyrms, and Faith in Jane - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Lez Zeppelin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Liv Warfield - Howard Theatre
• Lotus - 9:30 Club
• Luther Re-Lives - AMP
• Maggie Rogers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 11:30 AM)
• Norm MacDonald - Lincoln Theatre
• Owen Danoff and Matt McAndrew - Jammin' Java
• Red Sammy - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Saturday, 14 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bayside Tigers - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Chris Emerson & Ty Bennett and Spencer Scholes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• DC Laugh-A-Thon: Corey Holcomb, Don "DC" Curry, Earthquake, Red Grant, Chico Bean - Warner Theatre
• Eddie From Ohio and Jake Amerding - Birchmere
• Gonzo's Nose - Farewell Show - State Theatre
• Greg Brown - the Hamilton
• J. Phlip and Dansman - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Karen Jonas - IOTA Club & Café
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Laurel Canyon: Golden Songs of Los Angeles 1966-1972 presented by Newmyer Flyer - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lotus - 9:30 Club
• National Philharmonic: Bach Double - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pressing Strings, Little Bird, and Mo Lowda & the Humble - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Reagan Years and As If (90s tribute) - Howard Theatre
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 15 January 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - 2 PM & 4:30 PM)
• Cherry Glazerr and Slow Hollows - DC9
• City of Caterpillar, Pygmy Lush, and Malady - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Eddie From Ohio and Peyton Tochterman - Birchmere
• In Gratitude (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Maccabeats and Naturally 7 - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD] (Two shows - 1:30 PM & 5:30 PM)
• Rare Essence & Friends - Howard Theatre (3rd Annual MLK Birthday Celebration)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Swearingen & Kelli - the music of Simon & Garfunkel - Jammin' Java


Monday, 16 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Anthony David and Carol Riddick - Birchmere
• Dwayne Adell Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Eric Gales and the Charles Wright Trio - Howard Theatre
Let Freedom Ring! featuring Gladys Knight and the Let Freedom Ring Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)


Tuesday, 17 January 2017 [link to this day]

• D.R.A.M., River Tiber, and Ari Lennox - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• the Young Senators Reloaded - Howard Theatre


Wednesday, 18 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Davy Knowles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Geneva Renee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kyle Morton (from Typhoon) - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• Plaid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)
• Sevyn Streeter - Baltimore SoundStage
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• Wax Tailor - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 19 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, DJ Zone, and Homeboy Sandman - Baltimore SoundStage
• Alisa Weilerstein, Inon Barnatan, and Anthony McGill - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Artificial Brain, Cognitive, Condemn the Infected, and Perihelion - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Big Thief and Sam Evian - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bo Dacious & Liz Russo - AMP
• David Lee Jones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls - Fillmore Silver Spring
• National Symphony Orchestra (Gianandrea Noseda, conductor) with Jon Kimura Parker (piano) - Williams's Suite from Lincoln, Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Bernstein's Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK, Williams's Suite from J.F.K., and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• TV Girl - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Twopianists - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 20 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Ailyn Pérez (soprano) & Kim Pensinger Witman (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kevin Fowler - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 21 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Brahms' Symphony NO. 1 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD]
• Marc Smith - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• the Return (Beatles tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Robbie Schaefer: A Concert to Support Syrian Refugees - Jammin' Java
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House - 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Susto - DC9


Sunday, 22 January 2017 [link to this day]

• 4x4: Ephemeral Architectures - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Association - Birchmere
• Brad Marquis Sings Sam Cooke (Sam Cooke birthday brunch) - Howard Theatre (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Gianandrea Noseda, conductor) with Jon Kimura Parker (piano) - Williams's Suite from Lincoln, Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Bernstein's Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK, Williams's Suite from J.F.K., and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 3 PM)
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House - 1:30 PM)
• Snenandoah: 30th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 4 PM All Ages Matinee & 7 PM 21+ evening show)
• Tokyo Police Club and Charly Bliss - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Monday, 23 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Adam Ant - Lincoln Theatre (King of the Wild Frontier Live 2017) - sold out
• Anna Connolly and Don Zientara - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 24 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Cold Cave and Drab Majesty - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Pamela Frank & Friends - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• the Philadelphia Orchestra (music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin) with guest Louis Lortie - Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Wednesday, 25 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bettye LaVette - the Hamilton
• Chris Urquiaga - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Cold Cave - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kenny Wesley - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pat Metheny - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Phox and Cuddle Magic - 9:30 Club
Summer Cicada, Signal 30, and Lies Kill - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] No longer at this venue
• Zora String Quartet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 38th Young Concert Artists Series)


Thursday, 26 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Andrew Tufano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Bronze Radio Return - the Hamilton
• BSO: A Tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Joan of Arc, Magas, and Monster Museum - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Mac McAnally and Scott Miller - Birchmere
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Shawn Mullins: My Stupid Heart - Jammin' Java


Friday, 27 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Alluvion, Code of Conduct, Genosha, Croatoan, and Lord - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Basecamp - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Chaise Lounge - AMP
• Circa Survive, mewithoutYou, and Turnover - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Ginuwine - Howard Theatre
• the Infamous Stringdusters and the Brothers Comatose - 9:30 Club
• Insect Factory and Feedel Band - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Community Showcase)
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pandas, I Trust You to Kill Me, Faults, and Toothless - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Rogue Johnson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Smithereens - State Theatre
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 28 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Alternate Routes - the Hamilton
• Austra - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Crystal Bowersox - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dana Perino & Greg Gutfeld with Larry Gatlin - Warner Theatre
• Four Bitchin' Babes - Birchmere
• High Voltage (AC/DC tribute) - State Theatre
• James "Blood" Ulmer - AMP
• Jason & Jyoti: Muldrow Meets Mingus - Kennedy Center (Atrium - the Crossroads Club)
• Morris Day & the Time - Howard Theatre
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 11 AM & 1:30 PM)
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java
• the Smithereens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Tim pResley & Cate Le Bon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Sunday, 29 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Falling In Reverse, Issues, Motionless In White, and DangerKids - Fillmore Silver Spring
• G. Love & Special Sauce - 9:30 Club
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 1:30 PM & 4 PM)
• Phil Vassar (band) - Birchmere
• Will Downing - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, Us & Us Only, and Purrer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Monday, 30 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Great Good Fine OK - DC9
• Mason Bates's KC Jukebox: Ravishment - Kennedy Center (Atrium)


Tuesday, 31 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Five for Fighting with String Quartet - Birchmere
• J Boog, Jo Mersa Marley, and Jemere Morgan - the Hamilton
• John Abercrombie Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lukas Graham - Fillmore Silver Spring


Wednesday, 1 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Lewis - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Sinner Tour)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Vincent Ingala - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 2 February 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dirkschneider (Back to the Roots Tour - 2-hour set with only Accept songs, for the last time ever), A Sound of Thunder, and MindMaze - Baltimore SoundStage
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Isaiah Rashad - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Johnny Watson & Herbie Gill - AMP
• Marching Church (members of Iceage) and Bernardino Femminielli - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Time Jumpers feat. Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, & Ranger Doug Green - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 3 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Back 2 the 80s with Whodini, Big Daddy kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure, Force MDs, Hi-Five, Cherrelle, and Doug E. Fresh - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Cloud Nothings - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• DNCE - Baltimore SoundStage
• Escort - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club
• Jusin Moore and Lee Brice - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere
• the Neal Morse Band - State Theatre
• Passing the Torch: Debut Artists from SUNY Stony Brook - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Richard Smallwood - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 4 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Last Waltz 40 Tour: Warren Haynes, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, John Medeski, and more - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Bear's Den - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Carlos Henriquez Sextet - 6th & I
• Charlie Hunter Trio - Jammin' Java
• Clare Bowen - Birchmere
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Good Deale Bluegrass / Eastman String Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club
• Michele McTierney - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Obeisance, Manticore, Sacrocurse, Unholy Spirits, and Peucharist - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD] (Holocaust in the East)
• the Stranger (Billy Joel tribute) - State Theatre


Monday, 6 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Cannabis Cup Reggae Band: Bob Marley Birthday Tribute - Howard Theatre
• P.O.S. - Jammin' Java
• Russell Taylor - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 7 February 2017 [link to this day]

• WPA: Kavakos & Wang - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 8 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Joey Antico - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sampha - 9:30 Club
• Shy Girls - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rescheduled from 12/6/16)


Thursday, 9 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Big Drum in the Sky Religion, Machine Drift, and Chester Hawkins - Velvet Lounge
• Eric Roberson and D Maurice - Birchmere
• JOI - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Katie Mahan, piano - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 10 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Alter Bridge - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Last Hero Tour)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• the Dustbowl Revival - the Hamilton
• Eric Paslay - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Eric Roberson and D Maurice - Birchmere
• Jim Breuer - Baltimore SoundStage
• JOI - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Whispers - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)


Saturday, 11 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Alyson Cambridge - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Chris Smither - AMP
• Colin Currie - 6th & I
• Dick Gregory & Paul Mooney - Howard Theatre
Dwele - Birthday Show - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Kali & Ancestors In Training - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Love Songs: The Beatles Vol. 4 - the Hamilton
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Sunday, 12 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Dailey & Vincent - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 7/16/16)
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Musical Box (Genesis "Selling England By the Pond" recreation - Howard Theatre
• Sebastian Maniscalco - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Step Afrika! Step Xplosion - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Valentine's Soul Jam - DAR Constitution Hall
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Monday, 13 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Baltimore SoundStage
• July Talk and Mona - DC9 (Rescheduled from 11/3/16)
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 14 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Katt Williams - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Maysa - Howard Theatre
• NSO Pops: Patti LaBelle - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the World Famous Pontani Sisters' Burlesque-a-Pades in Loveland - Birchmere


Wednesday, 15 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Baylor Project - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mayhem, Inquisition, and Black Anvil - Howard Theatre
• the Radio Dept - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Teamster, Sundrainer, and Consumed With Hatred - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]


Thursday, 16 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Casting Crowns, Danny Gokey, and Unspoken - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fred Eaglesmith - Jammin' Java
• James Sibley & Dan Whitehurst - AMP
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Olga Vocal Ensemble - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Tin Man - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Friday, 17 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Alcest, the Body, and Creepers (members of Deafheaven) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Dvorak's Cello Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
Flow Tribe - the Hamilton POSTPONED TO 2/24/17
• Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2017 - Baltimore SoundStage
• Josh Garrels & John Mark McMillan - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Revelators Tour)
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 18 February 2017 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• Bonerama and New Orlenas Suspects - the Hamilton
Buika - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Earth, Wind & Fire - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2017 - Baltimore SoundStage
• Hard Swimmin' Fish - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Hey Nineteen (Steely Dan tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Locash - the Fighters - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Ones to Watch)
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin: A Young Genius - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Silence the Blind, Bound by the Grave, and Psychotic Defilement - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Steve Forbert - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 19 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• BSO: Dvorak's Cello Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lemuria and Mikey Erg - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tash Sultana and John Cashman - DC9
• Withered, Immortal Bird, and Cemetery Piss - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]


Monday, 20 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Maceo Parker - Birchmere


Wednesday, 22 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Daya - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Hamilton Leithauser - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Joey Antico - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Scarboro - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Stephen Kellogg - the Hamilton


Thursday, 23 February 2017 [link to this day]

• brushes - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• BSO Pulse: Lake Street Dive - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Dita Von Teese's "The Art of the Teese" Burlesque Revue - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band and Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett (of Little Feat) - Warner Theatre


Friday, 24 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Altan - AMP
• Cameo - Howard Theatre
• Flow Tribe - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 2/17/17)
• Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: All Rise - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band (performing two sets) - Warner Theatre
• Tove Lo and Phoebe Ryan - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 25 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Anacostia Delta: Home of the Great "Unknown" Guitarists - AMP
• BSO: Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lordi, Dogs & Day Drinkers, and Machines of Living Death - Baltimore SoundStage
• Masters of Hawaiian Music - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band (performing two sets) - Warner Theatre


Sunday, 26 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Black Flames of Chaos - H Restaurant & Night Club [11300 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• David Duchovny - Birchmere
• the Gibson Brothers - AMP
• Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: All Rise - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tribal Seeds - 9:30 Club


Monday, 27 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Ariana Grande - Verizon Center (Dangerous Woman Tour)
• David Duchovny - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers & Bob Franceschini - Birchmere


Tuesday, 28 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 1 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience featuring Ramin Djawadi - Verizon Center
• Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone: Duets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers (drums) and Bob Franceschini (sax) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 2 March 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Celtic Crossings featuring Phil Coulter & Andy Cooney with Geraldine Branagan & the Irish Pops Ensemble - the Hamilton
• Ganja White Night - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone: Duets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Livingston Taylor and Rebecca Loebe - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Philly Plowden & Dusty Slay - AMP
• the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, and Ranger Doug Green - Birchmere


Friday, 3 March 2017 [link to this day]

• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Escher String Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Panic! at the Disco - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• WAP: Cameron Carpenter (organ) - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 4 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Amy Schumer - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Rescheduled from 11/12/16)
• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dobet Gnahoré - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Exinfernum, Xeukatre, Athame, Jera - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Joe Bonamassa - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Kronos Quartet - 6th & I
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• the Worship Tour: We Are Here with Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene, Jonathan McReynolds - Warner Theatre


Sunday, 5 March 2017 [link to this day]

• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Flaming Lips and Clipping. - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge - Jammin' Java
• Rachelle Ferrell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM)
• Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars - AMP
• ZZ Top - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (the Tonnage Tour)


Monday, 6 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Drumline Live - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Flaming Lips - 9:30 Club - sold out


Tuesday, 7 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Tommy Emmanuel and Joe Robinson - Birchmere (It's Never Too Late Tour)
• WPA: Sir Andras Schiff (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 8 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ethan Foote - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Overkill, Nile, Amorphis, and Swallow the Sun - Howard Theatre
• Passenger - 9:30 Club
• Tommy Emmanuel and Joe Robinson - Birchmere (It's Never Too Late Tour)


Thursday, 9 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Adam Savage & Michael Stevens - Warner Theatre (the Brain Candy Live Tour)
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Project Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Valerie June - 6th & I


Friday, 10 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ali Wong - Warner Theatre
• Ari Hest - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Australia's Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bumper Jacksons - AMP
• Delicate Steve - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre
• Jim Jeffries - DAR Constitution Hall
• Paul Thorn - the Hamilton
• Rosanne Cash - Birchmere
• Thomas Rhett - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (2017 Home Team Tour)
• Vanessa Williams - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)


Saturday, 11 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Australia's Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• A BandHouse Gigs Tribute to Elvis Costello - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Beethoven's Emperor - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre
• Prists (record release) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rosanne Cash - Birchmere


Sunday, 12 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Deafheaven, This Will Destroy You, and Emma Ruth Rundle - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Mousey Thompson's James Brown Experience - Howard Theatre
• Sting - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (the 57th & 9th Tour)


Monday, 13 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Green Day and Against Me! - Verizon Center
• the Ten Tenors - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 14 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Agent Orange, Guttermouth, the Queers, and Atom Age - Baltimore SoundStage
• Carlos Nunez - AMP
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Birchmere
• Regina Spektor - DAR Constitution Hall


Wednesday, 15 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Devendra Banhart - 6th & I
• Kodo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Nicholas Payton: CD release party - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 16 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Brad Mehldau: Three Pieces After Bach - 6th & I
• BSO: Celtic Celebration - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eviyan - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Katatonia, Caspian, and Uncured - 9:30 Club
• Lite and Mouse on the Keys - Baltimore SoundStage
• Nicholas Payton: CD release party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Patrick Garrity & Corey Marshall - AMP
• Young Dubliners - the Hamilton


Friday, 17 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Somi - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 18 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Loston Harris - AMP
• the Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 1: Songs 1-25) - Lincoln Theatre
• National Philharmonic: Brahms' Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tom Rush and Matt Nakoa - Birchmere


Sunday, 19 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 2 PM)
• the Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 2: Songs 26-50) - Lincoln Theatre
• Marc Cohn: 25th Anniversary Show - Birchmere
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rhonda Vincent & the Rage - the Hamilton
• Tennis - 9:30 Club


Monday, 20 March 2017 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 21 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Chris Botti - Birchmere


Wednesday, 22 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Eldar Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ethan Foote - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Foxygen - 9:30 Club
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Thursday, 23 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 24 March 2017 [link to this day]

• the Blind Boys of Alabama - Howard Theatre
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• One Woman Sex & the City - AMP
• Rahsaan Patterson - Birchmere
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• tenThing - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 25 March 2017 [link to this day]

• the 2017 Aca-Challenge hosted by the Alexandria Harmonizers - BLACKOUT, Backtrack, Polaeris, CMU Originals, the BLuesTones of JMU, and UMD Faux Paz, with an appearance by the 2016 Aca-Challenge champs All Natural - Lincoln Theatre
• Avital Meets Avital: Avi Avital & Omer Avital - 6th & I
• BSO: Stravinsky's Petrushka - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mounsieur Perine and Gaiteros de SanGuashington - Howard Theatre
• One Woman Sex & the City: A Parody on Love, Friendship, and Shoes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Sunday, 26 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Righteous Brothers Bill Medley and Bucky Heard - Birchmere
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Tuesday, 28 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Bastille - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• James McMurtry & Tift Merritt - Birchmere


Wednesday, 29 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Hippo Campus and Magic City Hippies - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Thursday, 30 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Glen Phillips (of Toad the Wet Sprocket) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Maya Beiser - AMP


Friday, 31 March 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Off the Cuff - Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 1 April 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bad Plus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Corey Smith - Birchmere (in the Flex Stage)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Saul Hernandez - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 2 April 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Rimsky-Korsakov's Scherazade - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Fourplay - Birchmere


Tuesday, 4 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Fourplay - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)


Wednesday, 5 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Anne Lamott - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 6 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Annie Wu (flute) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• BSO: Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Gregoire Maret featuring Christie Dashiell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Spanky Brown & Todd Riley - AMP


Friday, 7 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Don McLean - Birchmere
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/28/16)
• Home Free - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kathy Griffin - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Over the Rhine - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 8 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Anoushka Shankar - 6th & I (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Cécile McLorin Salvant and Aaron Diehl - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/27/16)
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Laides Sing the Blues - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Meli'sa Morgan - Howard Theatre
• Negura Bunget and Worthless - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• Over the Rhine - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Sunday, 9 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Riders in the Sky: Salute to Roy Rogers - Birchmere


Wednesday, 12 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Patrick McAvinue - Strathmore (Manson)
• Red Hot Chili Peppers - Verizon Center


Thursday, 13 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Rain (Beatles tribute) - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]


Friday, 14 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Wedding Present - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 15 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Cleve Francis - Birchmere
• the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: God Save the Queens - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Owen Danoff (hometown hero of The Voice) - AMP


Wednesday, 19 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Leon Russell with Riley Etheridge Jr. - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 10/10/16)
• Tinariwen - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Thursday, 20 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Average White Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSO: the Doo Wop Project - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jason Kanter & Keith Purnell - AMP
• John McCutcheon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 21 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Amorphis and Swallow the Sun - Baltimore SoundStage
• Average White Band - Birchmere
• Lizz Wright - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 22 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Average White Band - Birchmere
• Branford Marsalis Quartet and Kurt Elling - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• Methyl Ethel - DC9
• 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)
• Rhonda Ross - Howard Theatre


Tuesday, 25 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Sarah Jarosz - Birchmere
• Y&T - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 26 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Hammerfall and Delain - Baltimore SoundStage
• Patrick McAvinue - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Tower of Power - Birchmere


Thursday, 27 April 2017 [link to this day]

• the Everly Brothers Experience presented by the Bird Dogs featuring Zachary & Dylan Zmed - Birchmere
• Tom Paxton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 28 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones and Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun - Birchmere
• Emerson String Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 29 April 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere
• Moon Duo - DC9


Sunday, 30 April 2017 [link to this day]

• John Tesh - Birchmere
Migos and OG Maco - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Yung Rich Nation Tour) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE


Monday, 1 May 2017 [link to this day]

• WPA: Andsnes & Hamelin - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 2 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Peppa Pig Live! - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 3 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: the Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin - Lincoln Theatre


Thursday, 4 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Birchmere


Friday, 5 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 30th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Stravinsky's Firebird - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Indigo Girls with the National Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center
• Ricky Martin - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]


Saturday, 6 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 30th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Najee - Birchmere
• Ricky Martin - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP


Sunday, 7 May 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Stravinsky's Firebird - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP


Tuesday, 9 May 2017 [link to this day]

• the Damned (40th Anniversary Tour) - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 10 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Simone Baron - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 11 May 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 12 May 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bumper Jacksons - the Hamilton
• Delbert McClinton - Birchmere
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 13 May 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 14 May 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bird Dogs (Everly Brothers tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• WPA: Murray Perahia (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 16 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Buddy Guy - State Theatre
• Suicidegirls Blackhart Burlesque Spring 2017 - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 18 May 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Movie & Music - E.T. the Extraterrestral in Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• David Sanborn - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• the Weeknd - Verizon Center (Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour)


Friday, 19 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Eric Church - Verizon Center (Holdin' My Own Tour)
• La Oreja de Van Gogh - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 20 May 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 21 May 2017 [link to this day]

• the Lettermen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 22 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Sabaton - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 23 May 2017 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 24 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Simone Baron - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 25 May 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 26 May 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 27 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues - AMP
Maryland Deathfest XV: Batushka (exclusive US appearance), Embalmer, Exhumed, Exumer (exclusive US appearance), Father Befouled, Grave (exclusive US appearance), Morbid Angel (with Trey Azagthoth and Steve Tucker), Necropsy, Root (exclusive US appearance), Usurper - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XV: Disparo, Fiend, Fissure, Flash Out, F*cking Invincible, Goolagoon, Insect Warfare, Meth Leppard, Myxoma, Wormrot - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 28 May 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 2 June 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 3 June 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Gershwin & Prokofiev - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: And the Tony Goes To . . . - Lincoln Theatre
• Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra - Lisner Auditorium


Sunday, 4 June 2017 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 8 June 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 9 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Neil Diamond: 50 Year Anniversary Tour - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Rosana - Howard Theatre


Wednesday, 14 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Ines Nassara - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 16 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Big Daddy Kane - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 17 June 2017 [link to this day]

• BSO: Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 22 June 2017 [link to this day]

Maryland Doom Fest Pre-Fest Party: Valkyrie, Beastmaker, Pilgrim, Borracho, Weed Is Weed, Sweet Heat, Spillage - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]


Friday, 23 June 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 24 June 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 25 June 2017 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 28 June 2017 [link to this day]

• Ines Nassara - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 4 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Roger Waters - Verizon Center (Us + Them North American 2017 Tour)


Sunday, 6 August 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 19 August 2017 [link to this day]

• Shawn Mendes - Verizon Center (Illuminate Arena World Tour)


Thursday, 31 August 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 2 September 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 3 September 2017 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 7 September 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 9 September 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 10 September 2017 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 17 September 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 13 October 2017 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 27 October 2017 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 28 October 2017 [link to this day]

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