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Friday, 26 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Grou - Bossa
• Atlantic Guitar Quartet - Sitar Arts Center [1700 Kalorama Rd NW, WDC]
• Bob Schneider - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Ceremony (CA), Pity Sex, Tony Molina, and Olivia Neutron-John - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Cowards Choir, Tina & Her Pony, and Sara Curtin - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• the Damnwells - Howard Theatre
• Delusionaires and the Plurals - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Eyelet, Whenskiesaregray, Fine Fine, Pill Friends, Space Waste, Doctor Ew, Gloom Merchants, Walkabout, Jordan Dache, Present Tense, Neurotic, and Langdon Alger - That 1 Place [6224 Driftwood Ave, Alexandria, VA] (Final That 1 Place show) CANCELLED
• Gigamesh, Palstic Plates, and Hugo Zapata - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Hamell on Trial - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Here's to the Night - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Higher Numbers, Big Green Cherry, Anti-Social Collective, and the Prahms - Velvet Lounge
• Jodeci - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Litz and Nicky C & the RSB - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live
• Mark Meadows & Somethin' Good - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mark Sultan (of King Khan & BBQ Show), Dirty Fences, Snakes, Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children, and DJ Rob Fearless (Save Your Soul) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Marty Nau - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Mary Ann Redmond - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Maysa - Birchmere
Million Dollar Quartet - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Morrison Brothers Band and 19th St. Band - 9:30 Club
• Near Northeast, the North Country, Takunda M, and Lenclair - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Osedax, Fortress, Sons of Tonatiuh, and Black Blizzard - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Rabid Assassin, PAIN!, Krass Judgement, the Sonic Creeps, Xstrophy, Exemptus, and Azatgoth - Baltimore SoundStage
• Recess Monkey - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
Rock This Town: Bronze Radio Return, Melodime, Simplified, Radio Birds, Steve Everett, Benny Bassett - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Sealab, Injecting Strangers, and Nomad Express - the Sealab [36 New York Ave NW, WDC]
• the Shadowboxers, Kopecky, and the Walking Sticks - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Sound Ceremony, Hollywood Blanks, Old Indian, and Glasir - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Stuff You Should Know - Lincoln Theatre
The Maryland Doom Fest: The Skull (members of Trouble), Sixty Watt Shaman, Unorthodox, Weed Is Weed, Into the Void, Banned from Hell, Primer Grey - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Town Mountain, Nikki Lane, and Grand Ole Ditch - Gypsy Sally's
• Toxic Moxie, Snowhaus, Monster Museum, and Laughing Fingers - Mad Ox [7205 Rhode Island Ave, College Park, MD]
• the Vespers, Annie Stokes, and the Hummingbyrds - IOTA Club & Café
• Voodoo Glow Skulls, Slow Children, Over Our Eyes, and Idleminds - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Walker Lukens and Parker Milsap - the Hamilton
• the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Saturday, 27 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, Heathers, Gingerlys, and Furnsss - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Bakalao Stars + Kickoman - Bossa (Upstairs)
• Bliss with Will Eastman and Brothers Brau - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Bob Schneider - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chicago Children's Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Daiviko, the SAPAN Institute, and Dr. Srimix - Kabin Lounge [1337 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Dar Williams and Jill Sobule - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Dear Pines, Atlas At Last, Mosey Jones, and Schroeder - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Dial 251 with Mirka Novak - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Enemy Insects, Organ Trail, Clay Davis, Uncle Buck, and Ampallang Infection - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, Hoodie Allen, and DJ Drama - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Boys of Zummer Tour)
• Fatman Catbite, DuCru, and Wanted Man - Baltimore SoundStage
Flight of the Valkyries 7: Summer Scorcher - Brave, Flames of Fury, Sekengard, Palaceburn - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Golden Road - Gypsy Sally's
• Goliath Rex, Hyraeth, Chronovore, Ytterbium, and Jupiter's Incense - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Gravity Lens, My Enemy Complete, and ZeroMercury - Velvet Lounge
• Grog Fest with Eet Your Teeth - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Harmony Express, the Arlingtones, Singing Capitol Chorus, and Sons of Severn - City of Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion [31 South Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD] (A Cappella Showcase)
• Hearts & Spades, the End of American, and Cassie Urbany - DC9
Johnny Polygon, Josh Sallee, and Haile Supreme - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• King Sunny Ade & His African Beats - Howard Theatre
• Laurie Rose Griffith & Peter Mealy and Andrea Pais Duo - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Legendary Cloud 9, Laelo, Splash Set, Mundy, Skates, Tre5magic, LX, and Jimm - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live - sold out
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mark Meadows & Somethin' Good - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mark Sultan BBQ, the Ar-Kaics, and Jacques Le Coque - Comet Ping Pong
Million Dollar Quartet - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• Mission of Burma and History Repeated - Rock & Roll Hotel
Mosaic Live: Brain Stew (Green Day tribute), Good Time Boys (Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute) - Mosaic District [2910 District Ave, Fairfax, VA]
• My Useless Self, DirtWolf, Twelve Tides, the Fallback Plan, Coal, and Karlie Bartholomew - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• On the Bus and Big Black Car - Gypsy Sally's
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere
Plexus - IOTA Club & Café (4 PM - Benefit for the Josh Anderson Foundation) POSTPONED TO 8/1/15
• Recess Monkey - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Robin & Linda Williams - AMP
Rock This Town: Bronze Radio Return, Melodime, Simplified, Radio Birds, Steve Everett, Benny Bassett - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Sardonic Witchery, Jotunheim, Xeukatre, and Athame - Riverside Lounge [11272 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Moved from Sergio's Place)
• Snakehips, Falcons, and Louie Lastic - 9:30 Club
• Sondre Lerche and Jonas Alaska - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Tenement, Sheer Mag, Big Zit, Sem Hastro, and People's Drug - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
The Maryland Doom Fest: Spirit Caravan, Apostle of Solitude, Outside Truth, Valkyrie, Project Armageddon, Foghound, Balam, Slaves BC, Season of Arrows - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa


Sunday, 28 June 2015 [link to this day]

• the Adolescents, the Weirdos, and History Repeated - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Adult Mom, Boy Spit, Princess Reason, and Gregory McKillop - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Amadou Kouyate - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• the Antidon'ts, the Split Seconds, Schroeder, and Japan in the 80s - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Arlington Philharmonic - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
Ben Lee, Ryan Dilmore, and the Falls - the Hamilton POSTPONED
• Brandy Clark and Sam Grow - Birchmere
• Descendents of Erdrick, Materia, and Insane Ian - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs & Free)
• the Feed, Dr Robinson's Fiasco, Ice Kittens, and Kate Celius (from Flattop Setup) - Velvet Lounge
• Flesh Panthers, Brook Pridemore, and Foster Carrots - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Gorilla Music Presents Baltimore Summer Fest - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Lost Civilizations experimental music project, Kingtone with Jeff Barsky, and Paper Balls - Galaxy Hut
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Merle Allin & the Murder Junkies, Zane Campbell, and Sean K. Preston - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (3 PM show)
Million Dollar Quartet - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• More AM than FM, the Meer, and a Marc Train Home - IOTA Club & Café (3 PM All-Ages Matinee)
• the Rippingtons feat. Russ Freeman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)
• the Scotch Bonnets - Bossa
• Seshollowaterboyz, Lucki Eck$, Black Zheep, CCL$, and Uno Hype - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sonnet Cottage (Half Written Story CD release) and Bells & Hunter - Jammin' Java
• Sparks the Rescue - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Spitback, Breaking Wheel, Reality Check, Hell to Pay, and Impact - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• the Tapiola Chamber Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ten Foot Beast - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
The Maryland Doom Fest: Iron Man, Wretched, Foehammer, Lord, Mind's Eye, Pull, Nagato, Serpent Witch, Faith in Jane, Mangog, Daydreams with Nightmares (members of Revelation & Against Nature) - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Torres and the Sea Life - DC9 - sold out
• Train, the Fray, and Matt Nathanson - Jiffy Lube Live
• Turquoise Jeep and Oxymorons - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Monday, 29 June 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Abrams and more - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Ben Lee - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) CANCELLED
• Destruction Unit, Creepoid, Wish List, Cadaver Em Transe, and the Lavender Tone - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• DKvDK - Galaxy Hut
• F*cked Up and Doomsquad - Howard Theatre
• Koa and Little Bird - Jammin' Java
• the Los Angeles Children's Choir & the Australian Children's Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Los Cripis, Fungi Girls, and Slurred Words - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs & Free)
• Nude Beach, Chain Rank, Outer Spaces, and Big Hush - Café Saint-Ex [1847 14th St NW, WDC]
• Pins and Beverly - DC9
• Reina del Cid and Roof Beams - Velvet Lounge
• the Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman - Birchmere
• Rodney Richardson Trio (CD Release Party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Romantic States, Alter, Blessin', and Retired - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Split Seconds and the Antidon'ts - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 30 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Andaiye - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Basement Jaxx (live) - 9:30 Club
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Crowbar, Battlecross, Lord Dying, Luminosity, and Suffer No Guilt - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Faycez U Know - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Forgetting August (Trigger Process CD release show) and Sub-Radio Standard - Jammin' Java
• Gary Hoey - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Fogerty - 1969 - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Los Cripis, Fungi Girls, and Rock de Madera - Simple Bar & Grill [5828 Georgia Ave NW, WDC]
• Los Lonely Boys and Grayson Capps - Birchmere
Marinera Viva!!! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Native Pride Dancers - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• New Orleans Swamp Donkeys - the Hamilton
• Old Wounds (record release), Vein, Queensway, A Life of Torment, and Bereave - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Royal Thunder, Wild Throne, and Queen Wolf - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• San Cisco, the Prettiots, and Mothxr - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tomato Dodgers, Shirt/Pants, Polyon, and Seaknuckle - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]


Wednesday, 1 July 2015 [link to this day]

• America and Gregg Cagno - Birchmere
• Bitch'n'Dudes, Babies with Rabies, and Piranha - Velvet Lounge
• Darkest Hour: 20th Anniversary Tour, performing Undoing Ruin in its entirety; with Dead To Fall and Loud Boyz - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Dikembe, Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), Slingshot Dakota, and Oklahoma Car Crash - Comet Ping Pong
• Forces of Darkness, Hades Archer, Sacrocurse, Centralia, Inverted Trifixion, and Helgardh - Riverside Lounge [11272 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Moved from Sergio's Place)
Forces of Darkness, Hades Archer, Sacrocurse, Centralia, Inverted Trifixion, and Helgardh - Sergio's Place [11324 Fern Street, Wheaton, MD] MOVED TO RIVERSIDE LOUNGE
• the Grandsons, Jr. - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Granny & the Boys - Bossa
• Jen & Scott Smith (Naked Blue), Phil Madeira, and David Mansfield - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (In the Round show)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kenny Rittenhouse Quintet featuring Darden - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Redhead Express and Cabin Creek - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Tutuma - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - part of the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival)
• WelBilt, the Blackjacks, the Kin, Brindley Brothers, and Laura Tsaggaris - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Dean Adams)
• the Woodshedders, Herb & Hanson, and Big Hoax - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 2 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Band Perry - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Brendan Schnabel - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Butch Hancock (of the Flatlanders), Rory Hancock, and Phil Madeira with David Mansfield - Jammin' Java
• Def Leppard, Styx, and Tesla - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Deloreans - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• El Trio de la Estudiantina Municipal de Ayacucho and Tradiciones Carumenas - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - part of the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival)
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra: the Big Band Sound of WWII - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Freshlyground - Howard Theatre
• the Grandsons, Jr. - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• the Melvins and Le Butcherettes - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Milkweed - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the North Country, Big Mama Shakes, and Anthony Pirog - DC9
• Powerman 5000, Soil, and 3 Years Hollow - 9:30 Club
• Red Molly and Robby Hecht - the Hamilton
• Sinai Vessel, Sailor's Mouth, Class Picture, and Sister City - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Sitali & Juju - Bossa
• the Southern Belles (CD release party), Moogatu, and Toxic Moxie - Gypsy Sally's
• Space Jesus, Plaeground, and Esseks - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Sudden Suspension, Bad Luck, Take Care, Westfield, and Suburbs - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• United By Hate and Demons Within - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Ximena Sarinana and Alex Ferreira - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Zekiah, Fortresss, and Seasick Gladiator - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 3 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Vans & the Hideaway (CD release show), Little War Twins, Bencoolen, and Hello Dharma - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Andrew Acosta & the New Old Time String Band - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Big Boom feat. DJ Dan, Fort Knox Five, Diva Danielle - U St Music Hall (9 PM show)
• Bilal and Angela Johnson - Birchmere
• Born Cross-Eyed: An evening of Grateful Dead music featuring members of On the Bus and The Road - IOTA Club & Café
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra: the Big Band Sound of WWII - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Exit Vehicles (album release show), Tone, and Rom - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, the Mad Extras, Social Station, and EastWestHwy - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (In It Together Fest Benefit Show)
• Fare Thee Well celebrating 50 years of Grateful Dead (live video cable broadcast of Chicago show) and Beggars Tomb - Gypsy Sally's (in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Footwerk, the Elegant Plums, and Machet - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Free Range Improv Comedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Herbert Scott - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jedi, Seyi Law, Seyi Brown, Aphrican Ape, and MC PC - Warner Theatre
• Juego the Ninety, Malik Ferraud, Lonnie Moore, Al Rogers Jr, and Black Zheep - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Los Wembler's de Iquitos - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - part of the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• MOVE featuring Derek & Julianne Hough - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Project (Do or Die album release show), the Duskwhales, and the Otter - Jammin' Java
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Rocket City Riot, Peace Be Still, and Holy Crust - Velvet Lounge
• Speakers of the House - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Survival of the Sickest, From Nothing, Cryptic Matter, the Electric Prophets, Summer's End, Sonic Creeps, and Treazon - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (the Independence Eve Meltdown)
• Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band and the Funk Ark - the Hamilton


Saturday, 4 July 2015 [link to this day]

Baltimore Punx Picnic: Active Minds, ThisClose, Dethfox, Raw Filth, Lotus F*cker, Nothing Is Over, Curse - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Black Alley - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Black Masala, M.H. & His Orchestra, and DJ Crown Vic - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Bruce in the USA - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Cut Copy DJs, Knightlife, and Steven Faith - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Fare Thee Well celebrating 50 years of Grateful Dead (live video cable broadcast of Chicago show) - Gypsy Sally's
Flashband - IOTA Club & Café CANCELLED
• Foo Fighters, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr, Heart, Joan Jett, LL Cool J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty - RFK Stadium Festival Grounds [2400 E. Capital Street, WDC] (10 AM Doors)
• Herbert Scott - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Monterery Jazz High School Honor Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Natioanl Symphony Orchestra: A Capitol Fourth - West Lawn of the US Capitol [1 1st Street NW, WDC]
• Radical Discharge, Wet Brain, Beach mover, and Edhochuli - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs & Free)


Sunday, 5 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Abigail Palmer Group - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Akua Allrich - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Alex Hamburger Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Guthrie Brown & the Family Tree - DC9 CANCELLED
• Halau O'Aulani & the Aloha Boys - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Kris Delmhorst - Jammin' Java
• Kuschty Rye Ergot, hoThead, and the Red Fetish - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• The Return of Mr. V and Andy Grant B2B DJ NAV (all-vinyl set) - U St Music Hall (9 PM show)
• Rubix Kube - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Rusted Root - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Say Anything, Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Hard Girls - Baltimore SoundStage


Monday, 6 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Balloon the Oomph that Keeps You There - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - part of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival)
• CDC, Surge of Fury, Queensway, High Water, and Iron Price - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Imagine Dragons, Metric, and Halsey - Verizon Center
• Jim Adkins (of Jimmy Eat World) and J. Robbins - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
Puddle Splasher, Mickey & Mallory, Soundtrack To Sleep, and Walkabout - That 1 Place [6224 Driftwood Ave, Alexandria, VA] CANCELLED
• Rick Whitehead & Chris Vadala (CD release party) with John Previti & Barry Hart - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions with special guest Mindy Thomas - Jammin' Java
• Schwervon! and BRNDA - Galaxy Hut
• Slaughter & the Dogs, the Idle Gossip, Phantom Killers, and Shark Week - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Stephen Stills - Birchmere
• Swirlies and Big Hush - Black Cat (Backstage)


Tuesday, 7 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Battle - Prelims Night 1: Hyetension, Radar, the Mad Anthonys, Calm the Waters, Jocelyn Faro, Box Era, Boon - Jammin' Java
• Fellowcraft, Two Dragons & a Cheetah, and Carbon Dioxide - DC9
• Gulfer, People Like You, Fine Fine, and Body Thief - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Jerry Lawson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Marianas Trench - the Legend Continues - with Ivy Levan - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mike Zito & Acoustic Nighthawks - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mudhoney, Kid Congo Powers + Pink Monkey Birds, and DJ Kid Congo Powers - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• NSO Summer Music Institute Concerto Competition finalists - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Sebastian Bach - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Swirlies, Creepoid, and Wing Dam - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Tim Kubart & the Space Cadets - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Vinyl Theatre and Machineheart - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Wednesday, 8 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Andy Dale Petty - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Battle - Prelims Night 2: Moon-Scene, the Audyssey, Katie Powderly & the Unconditional Lovers, Forgetting August, Broke Royals, Aztec Sun, June Gloom - Jammin' Java
• Dick Diver and New God - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Heaters, Moonwalks, and Sealab - DC9
• Idina Menzel - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• In the Vane of . . . Johnny Cash: Annapolis Artists playing tributes & Johnny Cash inspired originals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jazzy Blu - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kid Rock, Foreigner, and Packway Handle Band - Jiffy Lube Live
• Mates of State, Good Graeff, and Hey Marseilles - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Orchester Prazevica (Balkan Gypsy Jazz) and TurboFolk - Bossa
• Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo - Warner Theatre
• Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, and Dillon Cooper - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Rezillos - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Rick Alberico Jazz Project - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Spiritrials - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater - part of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival)
• Tim Kubart & the Space Cadets - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)


Thursday, 9 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Angie Head, Erika Lloyd, Be Steadwell, and Charlie Rauh - Velvet Lounge
• Archers of Loaf and Monsoon - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Battle - Prelims Night 3: Imaginary Sons, Rachel Levitin Band, Save the Arcadian, Faceless Ones, Juice Bruns, Wild Love, Troy Everett - Jammin' Java
Beat Sessions: J Dilla panel discussion with Amp Fiddler, Slum Village, Musiq Soulchild, DJ Spinna, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and 9th Wonder - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater - part of the 10th Annual D.C. Loves Dilla festivities)
Frank Sinatra Jr. - Sinatra Sings Sinatra, the Centennial Celebration - Wolf Trap (Filene Center) Postponed to 9/2/15
• Goapele - Howard Theatre
• Goatwhore, Black Breath, Ringworm, and Theories - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lara Ruggles - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Parachute (acoustic) - the Hamilton
• Robert Earl Keen (The Bluegrass Sessions) and the Hello Strangers (duo) - Birchmere
• Run Forever, Derider, and Lilac Daze - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Stars & the Sea, the Foxery, and Late to the Party - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Teyana Taylor - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Unlocking the Truth - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Virginia Clemm, Bueno Crusher, Throwdown Syndicate, Down Society, and Red Torment - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Wood & Wire, the Honey Dewdrops, and Caleb Stine - Gypsy Sally's
• the Wooden Sky and Margot MacDonald - DC9
• You Me & Everyone We Know with The Press War and guests - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 10 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 7 Bridges (Eagles tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Abdoulaye Ndiaye - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Back in the Day: Terry Mullan, Ray Casil, Buster, Sketti - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, and the VIPs - Fillmore Silver Spring (Fillmore Flashback)
• the Bobby Thompson Project (live album recording show) and Ashleigh Chevalier Band - IOTA Club & Café
• the Cactus Liquors and Arty Hill - Gypsy Sally's
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Devils Walk as Saints, Novairum, and Two Letdowns - Velvet Lounge
• Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae, and Canaan Smith - Jiffy Lube Live
• Down Society, Proxima Control, Croatoan, and Throwdown Syndicate - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Presented by Black Rose Metal Heart Productions)
• the Fabulous Dialtones and Taylor Davie Band - Jammin' Java
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Smiths/Morrissey tribute) and Lower Wolves (REM tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Hendrik Meurkens - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• the Heydaze - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• the Jamie McLean Band and Rave Parade Duo - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Janeane Garofalo and Dave Hill - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Jason D. Williams and Dale Watson & the Lonestars - Birchmere
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kansas - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Kleptoradio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Mail the Horse - Acre 121 [1400 Irving St #109, WDC]
• the New Pornographers and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Of Tyrants - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• the Persuasions - AMP
• Pink Martini - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Rosetta, Cavern, Barbelith, and Passage Between - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Solstice, Ancestor, and Koroidia - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• the Split Seconds, Rat Infested, Devolver, and Treble Lifter - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Story Pirates - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Ted Garber - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Tim Park (cellist) and Tanya Gabrielian (pianist) with Junichi Fukuda (dancer) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton


Saturday, 11 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 9th Annual Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival: Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Jayme Stone, David Reed, Adam Hurt, Greg Adams - Birchmere
• Abdoulaye Ndiaye - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys - the Hamilton
• Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 - Sarah Chang Plays Bruch - National Symphony Orchestra (Shi-Yeon Sung, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Bel Mizik (debut album release party), Oweleo, and DJ Romo - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bloody Diamonds, Black Dog Prowl, Cherry Tree, and the Grocers (ex-Cherry Tree) - Velvet Lounge
• Bob Suren: a reading from Crate Digger: An Obsession with Punk Records - Crooked Beat Records [2116 18th St NW, WDC] (5 PM)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chess Club Romeos, J Flax & the Heart Attacks, Thaylobleu, Mittenfields, Swell Daze, Hello Dharma, Harness Flux, and Feral Conservatives - IOTA Club & Café
• Death Grips - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Dragons Head, One Leap, Like NO Tomorrow the Screws, the Creep Crusaids, Holdfast, and the Drendas - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Father, Keithcharles Spacebar, Slug Christ, and Playboi Charti - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Goste, Calm & Crisis, XK Scenario, and Moon-Scene - Split Tape Party Mansion [3828 Garfield St NW]
Guy, Blackstreet, 112, and El DeBarge - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Soul Concert at the Harbor) CANCELLED
• High Voltage (AC/DC tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joshua Fletcher - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lee Burridge, Navbox, and Brian Monaco - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Lily Singh: a Trip to Unicorn Island - Lincoln Theatre
• Los Autenticos Decadentes - Howard Theatre
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mint Condition - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Mr Twin Sister and Moon King - DC9
• Naughty Professor and Aztec Sun - Gypsy Sally's
• Paige Allbritton, Teething Veils, Eight Belles, and the Red Fetish - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• the Pietasters, Stacked Like Pancakes, and the Evokatones - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Resilience, Burn the Empire, Visceral Violation, Bound by the Grave, Virginia Clemm, and Inhumation - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Return: the Ultimate Beatles Experience - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Slagstorm, Lord, Athame, Dispellment, and Boys Don't Cry (members of Thrain) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Stiff Little Fingers and Government Issue - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Story Pirates - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Survay Says!, Backyard Superheroes, Thirteen Towers, the Captivators, Six Foot Machine, the Split Seconds, and the Good Fight - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• the Tone Rangers, Venus d Minor, and the Whitman drama team - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Typefighter (final show), Two Inch Astronaut, and the Effects - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Vi-Kings - AMP
War Revenge, Death Sex Advocates, Chaos Order, and Alarma - Filthwreck House CANCELLED
• WNO Opera Institute - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Wyatt Cenac (the Daily Show / King of the Hill), Dark Mark, Violet Gray, and host Robert Andrews - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 4/30/15)


Sunday, 12 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Baltimore Battle of the Bands - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM show)
• the Battle - Prelims Night 4: Port Harbour, Dan Wolff & the Muddy Crows, the Smiling Islanders, Last Armistic,e Timberbrooke, Halftone, Julia Fanning - Jammin' Java
• Chaz French, Kelow, Jay IDK, and mist Selecta - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Faun & a Pan Flute and Sealab - Bossa
• Jaill and Sal Bando - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Jason Hammers - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Levine School of Music - Jazz Faculty - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Street Dogs, and the Interrupters - 9:30 Club
• the NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra performs Strauss's Don Juan and Sibelius's Symphony No. 2 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• R5, Jacob Whitesides, and Ryland - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Sissy Spacek, Olivia Neutron-John, Lotus F*cker, Trish Divine, and Anal Butt - the Bank [Baltimore, MD]
• Soak. and Marian McLaughlin - DC9
• Sol Cat - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Dukes - Birchmere
• Wester and Landscapes & Skylines - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Uninspired Records)


Monday, 13 July 2015 [link to this day]

• The Circus Life Presents . . . - Galaxy Hut
• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 5/27/15)
• Motherknuckle, Asumaya, and CrushnPain - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Mourn - DC9
• NSO Summer Music Institute participants: Barber's Woodwind Quintet, Debussy's String Quartet No. 1, Schubert's Trout Piano Quartet, and Brahms's Horn Trio in E-Flat Major - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ruse De Guerre, Tarfu, and Model Trainwreck - Jammin' Java
• Shane Scheib, New Order of Existence, and Julian Roso - IOTA Club & Café
• Taylor Swift, Haim, Vance Joy, and Shawn Mendes - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]
Y'anna Crawley - Blues Alley (Two shows) CANCELLED


Tuesday, 14 July 2015 [link to this day]

• A.A. Bondy and Luke Mitchem - Rock & Roll Hotel
Bajafondo - 9:30 Club CANCELLED
• Colin Chambers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Elvis Depressedly, Mitski, and eskimeaux - DC9
• In This Moment, 36 Crazyfists, and the Defiled - Fillmore Silver Spring (Black Widow Tour)
• Kehlani and Pell - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Knuckleberry Finn - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 5/28/15)
• Mike Busch Quintet and Life Sound - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• National Ballet of China - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• NSO Summer Music Institute participants: Dvorak's String Quintet Op. 77, Beach's Theme and Variation for Flute and String Quartet, and Arnold's Brass Quintet Op. 73 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sleepy Kitty and Br'er - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Taylor Swift, Haim, Vance Joy, and Shawn Mendes - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]
• Teen Mom, Lubec, Havania Whaal, and Swings - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Thomas Wynn & the Believers - Jammin' Java
• Toad the Wet Sprocket and Derik Hultquist - Birchmere
• Trouble Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 15 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Anthony Raneri, What's Eating Gilbert, and Allison Weiss - Jammin' Java
• Duane Eubanks Quintet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Frankie Grande - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Holychild - Rock & Roll Hotel (Free with RSVP; 18+)
• Mister G - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Natural Wonder (Stevie Wonder tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Night Kitchen, Seaknuckle, and Heavy Lights - DC9
• NSO Summer Music Institute participants: J.S. Bach's Fugue in G, Ewazen's Eaglehawk Trombone Trios, Schubert's Octet in F Major, and Mendelssohn's String Octet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Oren Levine - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Protomen, Lionize, and Cowabunga Pizza Time - Baltimore SoundStage
• Punch Brothers and Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Raised By Wolves and Lighting Fires - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Toad the Wet Sprocket and Derik Hultquist - Birchmere
• the Wailers - the Hamilton


Thursday, 16 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: Josh Blue and Shannon DeVido - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Adult Mom, Lady Queen Paradise, and Poppy Patica - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Almost Accounted For, the Limit Club, By the Graveyard Tree, and Set To Sail - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• the Bacon Brothers and Cleopatra Degher - Birchmere
• Bobby Bare Jr (full band) and the Devyl Nellys - IOTA Club & Café
• Body Thie, Deal Casino, Dreamcatcher, and Sunbathers - DC9
• Classic Hendrix: featuring the Eli Cook Band - Howard Theatre
• Cracker - State Theatre
• Death Sex Advocates, Humanmania, Noway, and Musket Hawk - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Effects (single release), Wing Dam, and Time Is Fire - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Eilen Jewell and Dietrich Strause - the Hamilton
• Emily Rabbit, DJ Dad Weed, and DJ Boat Shoes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Free!)
• Frederico Aubele - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Guster - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Hollywood Ending, 7 Minutes in Heaven, the Big Time, Six Stories Told, and Erica Ashley - Jammin' Java
• Jesse Malin, Hollis Brown, and Don Dilego - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Langhorne Slim & the Law and David Wax Museum - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Maggie Rose - 9:30 Club
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mewithoutyou, Foxing, and Field Mouse - Rock & Roll Hotel
• mewithoutYou - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Mister G - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Richard Shindell - Gypsy Sally's
• Ronny Smith - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, and the Expendables - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Soylent Green, the Howleez, G.U.T.S., and the Delarcos - Velvet Lounge
• Spor - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• Stephen Babcock, Brad Goodall, and Luca DiFabio - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Virginia Clemm, Burn N Bleed, and Metanium - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Friday, 17 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: performers TBA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Bacon Brothers and Cleopatra Degher - Birchmere
• Be Steadwell and Olivia Neutron-John - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Blackberry Smoke - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• CCAS Cover Set Show: Neve rKnows Best (as Joyce Manor), Sun Walk (as the Beatles), the Melon Farmers (as Led Zeppelin), Matt Ellin (as Daniel Johnston), Mickey & Mallory (as Bear vs. Shark), Hunson Abadeer (as Free Throw) - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Courtlyn Carr - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Deanna Bogart Band and Kevin Olson - Jammin' Java
• the Family Crest and the Lonely Wild - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Freddie King Tribute featuring Double O Soul plus special guests Mark Wenner (of the Nighthawks) and Ron Holloway - the Hamilton
• Grand Piano, Nag Champa, and Tomato Dodgers - Velvet Lounge
• the Grandsons - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Hudson Vagabond Puppets - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Ilsa, Fight Amp, Assuck cover band, Gatecreeper, Die Choking, Outer Heaven, and Mind As Prison - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jake Miller, Jasmine V, and Alex Angelo - 9:30 Club (the Dazed & Confused Tour)
• Lao Tizer - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• New Riders of the Purple Sage - Gypsy Sally's
• Pop Rocks, Clear for Takeoff, Hero Society, Terra, Brothers Clair, and A Chance To Be - Baltimore SoundStage
Ratscape Day 1: Killjoy, Ratboiler, Beaz Raps, Nigel Frank, Ampallang Infection, Nero Scream, Trogpite, Hiraeth, Lockbox, Corpse Light, Shop Takeover, NewAgeHillbilly, Bemi Osa, Clay Davis, Trnsgndr/VHS, Baklavaa, CP/M, Curse, the Convocation, Ninja Ryan P, Darsombra, Elite Hunter's Club, Elagabalus, Cemetery Piss, Greedy 900, Sexgender, Soduh + Ice, Full of Hell - Ottobar (Baltimore) (1 PM Show)
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Redline Graffiti, Ubangis, and Des Demonas - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rockn' to Lockn' - Moogatu, Nappy Riddem, Gallons 2 Ounces, the Watt Brothers Band - State Theatre
• Shreya Ghosal - DAR Constitution Hall
Splace Scape: (Daily lineups TBA) Rod Lee, L-Vis 1990, Scottie B, Dai Burger, Tony Quattro, DJ Debonair Samir, Mighty Mark, TT the Artist, Bond St. District, Normaling, Astrolith, Matic808, Hi$to, Kate Boss, DJ Pierre, TSU Dance Crew - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Toe and Starro - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Tony Martucci - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tuxedo DJ Set (Mayer Hawthorne + Jake One) and DJ Provoke - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Weather Station and Andy Schauf - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Whoopi Goldberg - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Saturday, 18 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: performers TBA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• As the Sparrow - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Bacon Brothers and Cleopatra Degher - Birchmere
• Better Off Dead and Ten Feet Tall - Gypsy Sally's
• Blues Alley's 50th Anniversary - Strathmore (Music Center)
• CAMMO - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Catscan!, Electric Grandmother, Aggressive Pedestrian, and Dumplings - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• Chopteeth - AMP
• DC Benny - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Devon Allman Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl - Jammin' Java (2:30 PM Show)
• Dropkick Murphys - Power Plant Live [34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• Elle King, Conner Youngblood, and Gene Jr. & the Family - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• emmet swimming and Tom McBride - the Hamilton
• Holocaust, Murrum, Skitchrist, and Dispellment - Riverside Lounge [11272 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Hudson Vagabond Puppets - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Idina Menzel - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Ike Reilly Assassination - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jam Band Fan Night: celebrating 50 years of the Grateful Dead - featuring Covered With Jam, On the Bus, Magnolia Blue, and Sol Roots - State Theatre
• Jill Scott - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Lenka (The Bright Side album release) and Nick Howard - Jammin' Java (10 PM show)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Neon Trees, COIN, and Fictionist - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Nighthawks (Back Porch Party release show) - Jammin' Java (7 PM show)
Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions with the National Symphony Orchestra (Susie Benchasil Seiter, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
Ratscape Day 2: the Breedz, Lui Crew, Moist, Evrl, Beach Mover, Shua J, Andrew X, Canker Blossom, Advlts, Eu1ogy, Special People, Height with Friends, Miami Doritos, Steamy Wolves, Alone Time, Accent Wall, Wet Brain, Nice Guys, Aus Taylor, Humanania, Eze Jackson, Rats! (pop-up opera by the Baltimore Rock Opera Society), Emmies, Al Rogers Jr, Birth (Defects), Butch Dawson, Quitter, Black Zheep DZ - Ottobar (Baltimore) (1 PM Show)
• Route 94 and Alan Blancato - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Salt-N-Pepa - Howard Theatre
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Splace Scape: (Daily lineups TBA) Rod Lee, L-Vis 1990, Scottie B, Dai Burger, Tony Quattro, DJ Debonair Samir, Mighty Mark, TT the Artist, Bond St. District, Normaling, Astrolith, Matic808, Hi$to, Kate Boss, DJ Pierre, TSU Dance Crew - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tony Martucci - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Trashkanistan, the Putz, the Firecrackers, and Braceface - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Vans Warped Tour: Asking Alexandria, August Burns Red, Black Veil Brides, Blessthefall, Never Shout Never, The Wonder Years, Attila, Family Force 5, Man Overboard, Memphis May Fire, Miss May I, Pierce the Veil, We Came As Romans, '68, Beartooth, Being As An Ocean, Crossfaith, Escape The Fate, Fit For A King, Hundredth, I Killed the Prom Queen, Mallory Knox, Our Last NIght, Senses Fail, Silverstein, The Amity Affliction, While She Sleeps, Icon For Hire, Mod Sun, Moose Blood, Neck Deep, New Years Day, PUP, PVRIS, Riff Raff, Set it Off, This Wild Life, Transit, As It Is, Beautiful Bodies, Citizen, Handguns, Hands Like Houses, NIGHT RIOTS, Juliet Simms, Lee Corey Oswald, Metro Station, Bebe Rexha, Black Boots, ChrisB, Drama Club, HO99O9, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Kosha Dillz, Le Castle Vania, M4Sonic, MC Lars, New Beat Fund, SPLITBREED, boymeetsworld, Rivers Monroe, Seaway, Sirens And Sailors, The Dirty Nil, The Karma Killers, Youth In Revolt, Alvarez Kings, Baby Baby, Born Cages, Candy Hearts, Carousel Kings, Corrin Campbell & The Election, Have Mercy, Jule Vera, Kaya, Knuckle Puck, Major League, Palisades Slaves, The Kenneths, Trophy Eyes, Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, American Opera, Brian Marquis, Buttons, Grey Gordon, Koji, Meghann Wright, Onward, ETC, SayWeCanFly - Merriweather Post Pavilion (11 AM Doors)
• the Vansaders, American Television, Widows Watch, and Brick Top - Velvet Lounge
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Sunday, 19 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: performers TBA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Aaron Rubenstein Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Ambrosia - Birchmere
• Celebration of Music and Culture of the Great Columbia - AMP
• the Cowards Choir and Jason Myles Goss - IOTA Club & Café
• Dave Nada, Jen Lasher, James Nasty, and Party Poison - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dinosaur Jr. - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• the Fourth Stream - Bossa
• Frank McComb featuring BET's "Sunday Best" Season One winner Crystil Aikin & special guest Aziza Miller - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jessica Boykin-Settles - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Marshall Tucker Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages 1 PM Matinee)
• Mike Doughty - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Patti LaBelle - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
Ratscape Day 3: Lushfarm, Scadence, Stars & the Sea, Drone Theory, Zion & the Boogiemen, Bounge, Pellars, Morels, Boy Spit, 20ooo, Romantic States, Greydolf, Girl Crush, Natural Velvet, Richard Desire, Sherman Whips, Tendrills, Wing Dam, Blacksage, Mild Sobriety, Ami Dang, Nasa 8, Chrissy Vasquez, Lonnie Moore, Slow Jerks, :3lon, Celebration - Ottobar (Baltimore) (1 PM Show)
• Runner of the Woods - Galaxy Hut
• Scott Miller and Jamie Lin Wilson - Jammin' Java
• Shenandoah Run - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Umphrey's McGee and Lettuce - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• X (all original members: Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom, and DJ Bonebrake) - State Theatre


Monday, 20 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Gillespie (Underoath/the Almost) and William Beckett (The Academy Is) - Jammin' Java
• Ambrosia - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Cool People, Lost Boy, Sharkmuffin, and Rom - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Death From Above 1979 and the Bots - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Eagles: History of the Eagles - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Jonny Lang - Birchmere
• Neon Trees, Coin, and Fictionist - 9:30 Club
• NSO Summer Music Institute participants: Smetana's String Quartet No. 1, Maurer's Concertante for Four Violins in A Minor Op. 55, Bliss's Oboe Quintet, Piazzolla's Histoire du Tango - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pizza Spirits, Prize the Doubt, and Yantras - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Son Lux and Landlady - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Tuesday, 21 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: American Sign Language Storytelling Night - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Alphabet Rockers - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• the Answer and Black Dog Prowl - DC9
• Attalla, Musket Hawk, Ratboiler, and Destroyer of Man - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Civil Twilight (Story of an Immigrant album release show), Cheerleader, and Myzica - Jammin' Java
• Jamie Baum with Jeff Antoniuk & the Jazz Update - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jarekus Singleton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Motion City Soundtrack, the Spill Canvas, and Sorority Noise - Baltimore SoundStage
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Shania Twain - Verizon Center
• Sonny & the Sunsets and Sarah Bethe Nelson - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Steeleye Span featuring Maddy Prior - Birchmere
• the Wailers - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 22 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: Georgia Tech's Robotic Musicians an dMusical Cyborgs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Alphabet Rockers - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Anissa Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Arrival From Sweden (ABBA tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brandi Carlile and First Aid Kit - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Darius, Pat Lok, and Seba Yuri - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Dustbowl Revival and Dom Flemons - the Hamilton
• Emily King and Redline Graffiti - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• GoldLink, Sango, Esta, Lakim, and Joe Kay - 9:30 Club
• Harm's Way, the Beautiful Ones, Eternal Sleep, and Poured Out - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• JD McPherson, Jessica Lee Wilkes, and DJ Robert Fearless (Save Your Soul) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jordon Dixon - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Karen Briggs - AMP
• Lilly Hiatt and Aaron Lee Tasjan - Gypsy Sally's
• Liturgy, Yvette, and Pinkish Black - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Max Welshinger and Jacob Jones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Motion Lines, the Serotones, Gravity Lens, and Drive TFC - Velvet Lounge
• Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Rae Sremmurd, Tinashe, and Dej Loaf - Jiffy Lube Live
• Planes Mistaken for Stars and the Mauls - DC9
• Reggie & the Full Effect, Pentimento, and the Weaks - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Rob Bell - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Round 2 Crew, Sweet Suspense, the Fooo Conspiracy, Chris Miles, After Romeo, Frankie, Katelyn Jae, and the Bomb Digz - Jammin' Java (PopNation Summer Tour 2015)
• Save the Arcadian, the Duskwhales, and Matt Hutchison - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tongue in Cheek - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• White Mystery, Dirty Fences, and Bless (Tape release show) - Comet Ping Pong


Thursday, 23 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: Michael Cleveland and Flamekeepr - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• All-American Boys Chorus - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Biohazard, Negative Approach, and Next Step Up - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• By the Graveyard Tree, Black Cat Attack, and the Anti-Queens - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dan Lipton - Gypsy Sally's (Free)
• David Bromberg Quintet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dej Loaf and Elijah Blake - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Fab Four (Beatles tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Fantastic Negrito - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hackensaw Boys - AMP
• Joe Pino - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Katiee and HD Sunset - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Larry Coryell & Strings Attached - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Marah - Jammin' Java
• Peter White & Richard Elliott - Birchmere
• Skylar Spence - DC9
• Tanlines and Mas Ysa - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Trunkweed, Alter, Weird Womb, and Honey Wild - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• U.S. Air Guitar Conference Finals - 9:30 Club
Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Waka Flocka Flame and D.R.A.M. - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Will Hoge - the Hamilton


Friday, 24 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: Blessing Offor - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Aaron Neville Duo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brass-A-Holics - the Hamilton
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Cowboy Mouth - 9:30 Club
• DC Sanctuary Reunion - DJ Pope, DJ Oji, Tim Eure, DJ Henry Da Man - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Emily King and Redline Graffiti - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fly Golden Eagle - Gypsy Sally's
• Jaz Coleman: "Letters from Cythera" spoken word tour - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jowell & Randy - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jubilee Riots and Mink's Miracle Medicine - Jammin' Java
• Larry Coryell & Strings Attached - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Maryland Youth Ballet - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Nick Andrew Staver - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Old Ceremony - IOTA Club & Café
• Project Natale - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Punk Rock Karaoke - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Quarterbacks, Sitcom, and Dogbreth - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival: Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, the Devil Wears Prada, White Chapel, Thy Art is Murder, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin, Sworn In, Shattered Sun, Feed Her to the Sharks, Code Orange, Kissing Candice - Jiffy Lube Live
• Ryn Weaver and Sam Dew - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Sam Smith - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Sin Miedo - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• These Quiet Colors, A Marc Train Home, Uptown Boys Choir, and Technicians - Rock & Roll Hotel
• This September, DirtWolf, Spaceboy, Silent Society, You're Too Kind, HalfTone, and Jocelyn Faro & the Ragazzi - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Rock Your Bones 3)
• the Traveling Players - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Verdi's Aida in concert - Wolf Trap Opera Alumni with the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington Chorus - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Saturday, 25 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: National Dance Day: Dance for Everybody - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Al Madrigal (the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, NBC's About a Boy) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Angie Stone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM) CANCELLED
• Ariana Grande (the Honeymoon Tour) - Verizon Center
• Billy Joel - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD]
• Brendan James and Matt Simons - Jammin' Java (7 PM show)
• Bumper Jacksons (Too Big World album release show), Junior League Band (EP release show), and Lissy Rosemont - Birchmere
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Color Palette, Drop Electric, Honest Halloway, and Boon - Rock & Roll Hotel
• David Kitchen Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Dead Milkmen, Ego Likeness, and Bastards of Fate - 9:30 Club
• Diana Krall with the Wolf Trap Orchestra - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Florida Georga Line - Jiffy Lube Live
• Gatecreeper, Genocide Pact, and Narrow Grave - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Hostile Apostles (311 tribute), Wrestle with Jimmy (Weezer tribute), and Garden Grove (Sublime tribute) - Jammin' Java (10 PM Show - Back to the 90s)
Hubris, Kult ov Azazel, Secrets She Kept, Cladonia Rangiferina, Dumal, Torrid Husk, Sloth Herder, Xeukatre, Permafrost, WolfCloak, Raven Mocker, and Vermord - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Metallomusikum's Grimscape 2015 - moved from the Circuit) MOVED TO THE DEPOT
• Hubris, Kult ov Azazel, Secrets She Kept, Cladonia Rangiferina, Dumal, Torrid Husk, Sloth Herder, Xeukatre, Permafrost, WolfCloak, Raven Mocker, and Vermord - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Metallomusikum's Grimscape 2015 - moved from the Circuit/the Ottobar)
Kult ov Azazel, Hubris, Cladonia Rangiferina, Dumal, Torrid Husk, Sloth Herder, Xeukatre, Permafrost, WolfCloak, Raven Mocker, and Vermord - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] (Metallomusikum's Grimscape 2015) MOVED TO THE OTTOBAR
• Larry Coryell & Strings Attached - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Letitia VanSant, Big Hoax, and Jordannah Elizabeth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Little Boots and Prinze George - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Locust Honey String Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Maryland Youth Ballet - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• the New Retro, Area 301, Mundy, Main Girl, Styme, and host Uncle Yank - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Project Natale - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Rabid Assassin, PAIN, and Hellpie - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Rocky Votolato (+ full band), Dave Hause, and Chris Farren - DC9
• Run For Cover 2015 - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for Girls Rock! DC)
• Russkie Musikanti - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Sirsy - IOTA Club & Café
• State Champs, Hit the Lights, Tiny Moving Parts, Let It Happen, and Northbound - Baltimore SoundStage
• theVIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Trevor Noah - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)


Sunday, 26 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Aziza Miller - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Barghest, Dendritic Arbor, Curse, Barbelith, and Stoic - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Birchmere
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Fly Golden Eagle - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Harness Flux and Plums - Galaxy Hut
• Heather Mae, Cynthia Marie, Sarah Fridrich, Erin Frisby, Jacqueline Francis, and They Call Me Piano - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Matinee Show presented by Her Roots - "Key Women")
• Herb & Hanson - IOTA Club & Café
• Hillsong United, Kari Jobe, Jesus Culture, Crowder, Bethel Music, Passion, Lauren Daigle, Trip Lee, DJ Promote, and DJ Biz - Jiffy Lube Live (Outcry Tour 2015)
• Levine School of Music - School of Rock Faculty - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Long Run Band (Eagles tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Memory Tapes, Computer Magic, and School Dance - DC9
• My Morning Jacket and Jason Isbell - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Nathan Reising - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra: Wagner's Overture to Die Meistersinger and Mahler's Symphony No. 1 - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• the Paul Reed Smith Band - the Hamilton
• Skepta - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Monday, 27 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25/40 Celebration: performers TBA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Daily Mail and Castle of Genre - Jammin' Java
• Fairfax Wind Symphony Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• George Ezra and Dylan LeBlanc - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Kraken Quartet - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Marriages and Creepoid - DC9
• Milky Chance and X Ambassadors - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• the Purple Xperience (Prince tribute band led by Doctor Fink, former member of Prince & the Revolution) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sheppard - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Thirteen Towers, the A-Oks, the Holophonics, and Be Like Max - IOTA Club & Café
• Traveller (Jonny Fritz, Robert Ellis, Cory Chisel) - the Hamilton
• the Vamps and Before You Exit - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 28 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 3 Doors Down and Seether - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• All-American Boys Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Andy McKee, Antoine Dufour, and Stephen Bennett - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Audiostrobelight, His Dream of Lions, and Watson - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• the Chuck Brown Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Dan Adriano in the Emergency Room (Dan A. of Alkaline Trio), Jeff Rosenstock (Andrew Jackson Jihad), Pet Symmetry, and High Dive - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Elena & Los Fulanos, Letitia VanSant, and Andrea Pais - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Indigo Girls - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Interpol - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Jambo - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• William McMillan Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 29 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Brandon Flowers - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Creole United - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Dawn of Midi - DC9
• Django Django and Beat Connection - 9:30 Club
• Jack Squared Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Jambo - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Jill Scott - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• John Moreland (High on Tulsa Heat album release) - Jammin' Java
• Kevin Gates - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Last Rewind (DC's Phish tribute) - Bossa
• Marriages and Creepoid - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Moullinex with Ben Browning (of Cut Copy) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Nasar Abadey & Super Nova - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Power Trip, Foreseen, Red Death, and Protester - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rise Against, Killswitch Engage, and letlive. - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Shadow Girl Sound Collective, Melk, Atoka Chase, and Andrew Grossman (solo) - Velvet Lounge
• Yeehaw and Just Friends - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Thursday, 30 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Appleseed Cast (Mare Vitalis: 15 Year Anniversary Tour), Dads, Adjy, and Annabel - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• BRNDA (album release), Wild Honey, and Den-Mate - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Damon Fowler & Jason Ricci - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Daniel Romano - Jammin' Java
• the El Mansouris - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Listen Local First)
• Erol Alkan and Will Eastman - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Honey Pot Canoe, Jackie & the Treehorns, and Amateur Hour - Velvet Lounge
In It Together Fest: Paint Branch, Norwegian Arms, Chief Scout, Wanted Man - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Jumpcuts (7" release party), Your Solar, and Lola - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Los Amigos Invisibles - 9:30 Club
• Natyabhoomi School of Indian Dance - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Nicole Henry - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Rayland Baxter - the Hamilton
• the Rockets - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sasheer Zamata (SNL/Upright Citizens Brigade) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• School of Rock All-Stars - DC9
• Stokeswood - Gypsy Sally's


Friday, 31 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 25 Ta Life - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the 9 Songwriter Series - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Aidan Lombard Group - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Alle Farben and Eau Claire - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM - Rescheduled from 6/2/15)
• Bombino and Elikeh - the Hamilton
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Fillmore Silver Spring Postponed to 8/2/15
• Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (performing E. 1999 Eternal in its entirety) with James Nasty - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Deftones - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Dizzy Bats, Dankwolf, Lenclair, Foresterr, and Tomato Dodgers - Mad Ox [7205 Rhode Island Ave, College Park, MD]
the Excellent Drivers - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA] CANCELLED
• Howie Day (CD Release show) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Incendio - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Jimmy LaFave - Jammin' Java
• Jumpin Jupiter and Izzy & the Catastrophics - IOTA Club & Café
• KMFDM, Chant, and Seven Factor - State Theatre
• Laura Marling, Johnny Flynn, and Marika Hackman - 9:30 Club
• Lazyeyes and the Teen Age - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Marco Antonio Solis and Camila - Patriot Center
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Pebble to Pearl - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Phil Perry - Birchmere
• Pushcart Players - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band (90th Birthday Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rufus Wainwright with the National Symphony Orchestra (Emil de Cou, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Sasheer Zamata - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Shuggie Otis - Howard Theatre
the Washington International Piano Festival - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Throwdown Syndicate - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Too Marvelous for Words: the Songs of Johnny Mercer - AMP
• the Trongone Band, Tumble Down Shack, and Sydeco Jed - Gypsy Sally's (Pre-Jerry Birthday Bash)


Saturday, 1 August 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aidan Lombard Group - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Billy Lyve and iLL LuCK Live - Baltimore SoundStage
• Broke Royals - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Delbert McClinton and Brian Dunne - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Feed God Cabbage, Pitches Be Crazy, the Project, and Sub-Radio Standard - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Framework, Luminosity, Threatpoint, and Lord - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Monthly Metal)
• Green Velvet, Tittsworth, and Philip Goyette - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Haint Blue (EP release party), Deaf Scene, Cubbiebear, and Canopy - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
In It Together Fest 2: Mattress Financial, Teen Mom, Really Big Pinecone, Leapling, More Humans - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC] (1 PM Matinee Show)
In It Together Fest After-Party: Hurry, Late Bloomer, Alright - Black Cat (Backstage - doors at 11 PM)
In It Together Fest: Cayetana, Thou, Rozwell Kid, Makeshift Shelters, Two Inch Astronaut, Black Sparks, Meridian, Jail Solidarity, and more TBA - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Iris Divine, MindMaze, Dogs & Day Drinkers, and Spellborne - Club Orpheus [1003 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD]
• Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers - Jammin' Java
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats and the Uliners - Howard Theatre (Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration)
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere
• Plexus - IOTA Club & Café (4 PM - Benefit for the Josh Anderson Foundation - Rescheduled from 6/27/15)
• Pushcart Players - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• R. Ring (Mike Montgomery & Kelley Deal of the Breeders) - 6th & I
• Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band (90th Birthday Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sangharsha, Blank, Musket Hawk, and Rukut - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sara Gray - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
Star Trek with the Natioanl Symphony Orchestra (Emil de Cou, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and Doyle Bramhall II - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
the Rodgers Family - a Century of Musicals - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 3 PM)
• Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Too Marvelous for Words: the Songs of Johnny Mercer - AMP
• TV Girl and Novelty Daughter - Comet Ping Pong
• Veruca Salt and Charly Bliss - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 2 August 2015 [link to this day]

• the Aaron Rubenstein Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Amy Black & Sarah Borges: A Muscle Shoals Music Revue - Gypsy Sally's
• Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 7/31/15)
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (performing E. 1999 Eternal in its entirety) - Baltimore SoundStage (Rescheduled from 7/31/15) Rescheduled to 7/31/15
• David Sedaris - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Dear Creek, Bride & Groom, and Ampersand Stringband - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Deep Decay, Ars Phoenix, and the Holy Circle - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Faith No More and Refused - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• False, Citadel, and Elagabalus - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• the Loop - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Quincy Mumford & the Reason Why and Matt Mackelcan - DC9
• Sam Lee and Birds of Chicago - Jammin' Java
the Rodgers Family - a Century of Musicals - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 3 PM)
• Walter Trout - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 3 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Cayucas and Hibou - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gin Blossoms - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Jorge Drexler - Birchmere
• Michael Muse - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions with special guest Jen Lemen - Jammin' Java
• the Velvet Teen - DC9
• Young Rising Sons and Hunter Hunted - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Tuesday, 4 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Beres Hammond - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Donavon Frankenreiter - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Flesh World, Young Trynas, and Gauche - Black Cat (Backstage)
• KanKouran West African Dance Company - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Locusta, Tombstalker, Annex, Horrendous, and Putrisect - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Steve Kimock performing Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, and Kimock classics, with Bobby Vega, Jay Lane, Jeff Chimenti, and Lebo - the Hamilton


Wednesday, 5 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Beach Slang, Advlts, and Spill - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dan Navarro and Clarence Bucaro - Jammin' Java
• the Effects, Savak, and Joy Buttons - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Glass Animals and Gabriel Garzon-Montano - 9:30 Club
• Gordon Lightfoot - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Graham Nash - Birchmere
• Loudon Wainwright III - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Lucky So & Sos, Gramps the Vamp, and Jogo Project - Velvet Lounge
• the Rick Alberico Jazz Project - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Steely Dan and Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Jiffy Lube Live
• Sugar Free Allstars - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)


Thursday, 6 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Batida Diferente - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Brad Cole, Matt Nakoa, and Robinson Teacher - Gypsy Sally's
• Delta Spirit & Friends - 6th & I
• Dying Fetus, Strong Intention, Krass Judgement, Suffer No Guilt, March To Victory, and Vermord - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Ezra Furman and J Fernandez - DC9
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Fellow Creatures - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Girlpool and Frankie Cosmos - Comet Ping Pong
• Kasey Chambers - Birchmere
• Kevin Hart - Verizon Center
• Loudon Wainwright III - the Hamilton
• Machine Gun Kelly - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Mil's Trills - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• the Piano Guys - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Planes on Paper - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Rebirth Brass Band - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sara Curtin, the North Country, and Stranger in the Alps - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sarah Borges & Amy Black: a Muscle Shoals Revue - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Thirdstory - Jammin' Java
• Vasudeva, Body Thief, Time Columns, and Phantom Lanterns - Velvet Lounge


Friday, 7 August 2015 [link to this day]

• 6 String Drag - Rock & Roll Hotel
• BandHouse Gigs Tribute to Jimi Hendrix - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Cathy Ponton King, Erin & the Wildfire, the Jill Warren Band, and Mary-El - Gypsy Sally's (Ladies Sing the Blues Night)
• Chayanne - Patriot Center
• Dan Navarro & Ellis Paul - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Emily Skinner: Broadway Her Way - AMP
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Granger Smith & Earl Dibbles Jr. - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Howard - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kenny Larkin, Ataxia, and Boss Ross - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Kevin Hart - Verizon Center
• Kim Waters - Birchmere
• Los Van Van - Howard Theatre
• Machine Gun Kelly - Baltimore SoundStage
Madama Butterfly - Wolf Trap Opera with the National Symphony Orchestra and Choral Arts - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Mil's Trills - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Miles Stiebel - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Mr. Vegas - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Ms Lauryn Hill - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• the New Romance (80s covers) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• On Your Marks - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• REV909 - Daft Punk / French House tribute and indie dance classics with Will Eastman & Ozker, with visuals by Bll Visuals - 9:30 Club
• Rivers - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - Jammin' Java
• the Thurston Moore Band and Chain & the Gang - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• William Hooker - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Yuck, Hurry, and Joy Classic - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Saturday, 8 August 2015 [link to this day]

2015 Summer Spirit Festival: Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton, Floetry, Estelle, Junkyard Band, Avery*Sunshine, Phony PPL, plus special guests - Merriweather Post Pavilion (2 PM doors)
• Alive '75 (Kiss tribute) and kRUSH (Rush tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Australian Pink Floyd Show - Lincoln Theatre
• Bobby Long (Ode to Thinking album release show) - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM show)
• Brazilian Girls - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dan Zanes - Wolf Trap (Theatre-in-the-Woods - 10:30 AM)
• Desaparecidos, the Banddroidz, and the So So Glos - 9:30 Club
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Feelfree, and Albino Rhino - Gypsy Sally's (Summer Funk Night)
• the Hackensaw Boys (CD Release Party) - State Theatre
• Heems and Spank Rock - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Joel McHale - Warner Theatre
• Junior Marvin and Nappy Riddem - the Hamilton
• the Lettermen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Matthew E. White and Sleepwalkers - DC9
• Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, Letitia Van Sant, the Beanstalk Library, and Quiet Holes - IOTA Club & Café
Moonrise Festival: Bassnectar and (daily lineups TBA) Big Gigantic, Datsik, Dillon Francis, Die Antwoord, the Glitch Mob, Porter Robinson, Zed's Dead, Knife Party, 3lau, Andrew Rayel, AudieN, Bakernat, BlasterJaxx, Borgeous, Billz, Cash Cash, Doctor P, Eoto, Infected Mushroom, Myon & SHane 54, Savoy, Thomas Jack, Tur, Ty Dolla $ign, Vinai, What So Not, Yellow Claw, Zomboy, 4B, AC Slater, Amtrac, Break Science, Dabin, Dieselboy, Dirtyphonics, D.O.D., Dotcom, Dr. Fresch, ELM, Feenixpawl, the Floozies, Funtcase & Cookie Monsta, Getter, Ghastly, Kayliox, Kayzo, Kill Them with Colour, Laxx, Lookas, Loudpvck, Louis Futon, Nadastrom, Nightmare, Nom de Strip, Ookay, Party Favor, Pierce Fulton, Protohype, Royal, Slander, Snails, The M Machine, Torro Torro - Pimlico Race Course [Hayward and Winner Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• the Morrison Brothes Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• One Direction and Icona Pop - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD] (Honda Civic Tour)
• Since Antarctica and Crooked Crow - Jammin' Java (10 PM show)
• Snow Tha Product, Audio Push, Grant, and Cypher Clique - Baltimore SoundStage
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Sublime with Rome, Rebelution, Pepper, and Mickey Avalon - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
the Music of John Williams - National Symphony Orchestra (Emil de Cou, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Toby Keith and friends - Jiffy Lube Live
• Us & Us Only, Teen Suicide, Amanda Glasser, and Infinity Crush - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• William Hooker - Twins Jazz (Two shows)


Sunday, 9 August 2015 [link to this day]

DC Record Fair - Penn Social [801 E Street NW, WDC]
• Brazilian Girls - the Hamilton
• Citadel, Technophobia, and Curse - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Dying Fetus - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Foreseen, Noisem, Red Death, Homewrecker, Unsacred, Enemy Insects, and Radical Discharge - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (1 PM Matinee Show)
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• J.Cole, Big Sean, YG & Jeremiah, Bas, and Cozz & Omen - Jiffy Lube Live (Forest Hills Drive Tour)
• Joe - Howard Theatre
• Kim Waters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Moonrise Festival: Above & Beyond and (daily lineups TBA) Big Gigantic, Datsik, Dillon Francis, Die Antwoord, the Glitch Mob, Porter Robinson, Zed's Dead, Knife Party, 3lau, Andrew Rayel, AudieN, Bakernat, BlasterJaxx, Borgeous, Billz, Cash Cash, Doctor P, Eoto, Infected Mushroom, Myon & SHane 54, Savoy, Thomas Jack, Tur, Ty Dolla $ign, Vinai, What So Not, Yellow Claw, Zomboy, 4B, AC Slater, Amtrac, Break Science, Dabin, Dieselboy, Dirtyphonics, D.O.D., Dotcom, Dr. Fresch, ELM, Feenixpawl, the Floozies, Funtcase & Cookie Monsta, Getter, Ghastly, Kayliox, Kayzo, Kill Them with Colour, Laxx, Lookas, Loudpvck, Louis Futon, Nadastrom, Nightmare, Nom de Strip, Ookay, Party Favor, Pierce Fulton, Protohype, Royal, Slander, Snails, The M Machine, Torro Torro - Pimlico Race Course [Hayward and Winner Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Philip Selway (from Radiohead) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Psychedelic Furs and the Church - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the SteelDrivers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages 1 PM Matinee)
• T.J. Miller - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 6/20/15)
• Terror, Bane, Turnstile, Backtrack, Forced Order, and Heavy Chains - Baltimore SoundStage


Monday, 10 August 2015 [link to this day]

• the Aristocrats featuring Guthrie Govan, Bryan Beller, Marco Minnemann; plus Travis Larson Band - Jammin' Java
• Band of Roses - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Beach Slang - DC9
• Culture Club - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• T.J. Miller - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 6/21/15)


Tuesday, 11 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Cadenaxo, Pure Disgust, Calafia Puta, and Maloso - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Failure & Hum - 9:30 Club
• Gravehill, Goulgotha, and Horrendous - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Jim Gaffigan - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Lion in the Mane, the Ivins, Matt Porter, Captive Son, and Stereoriots - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• NeedToBreathe, Switchfoot, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, and Colony House - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Slipknot, Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine, and Motionless in White - Jiffy Lube Live


Wednesday, 12 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Bellows and Sitcom - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Carolyn Wonderland and Selwyn Birchwood - the Hamilton
• Cayetana, Chumped, Thin Lips, and Natural Velvet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Drumsound & Bassline Smith with Tantrum Desire, Psykofly, Droosie - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jim Gaffigan: Contagious - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Joe Vetter - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Lonely Biscuits - DC9
• Lonestar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Wilson Harwood - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Yes & Toto - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• You Blew It!, Sorority Noise, and Microwave - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 13 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Basement, Adventures, LVL UP, and Palehound - 9:30 Club
• Bestial Evil, Cain, Grethor, and Tyrant's Hand - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Presented by Black Rose Metal Heart Productions)
• Brick + Mortar and Calm the Waters - DC9
• Counting Crows - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Good Old War, Pete Hill, and Elliot Root - the Hamilton
• Kandia Crazy Horse - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Birchmere
• Rickie Lee Jones - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Screening of The Damned: Don't You Wish that We Were Dead - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Summer Slaughter Tour: Arch Enemy, Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, the Acacia Strain, Obscura, After the Burial, Cattle Decapitation, Beyond Creation - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Throwing Shade - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Unearthly Trance , Monarch, Fortress, and Foehammer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Whiskey Myers and Banditos - Gypsy Sally's


Friday, 14 August 2015 [link to this day]

• the Black Madonna, Martyn, and Max D - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chicago and Earth Wind & Fire - Jiffy Lube Live
• Citizen Cope (with full band) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit feat. Jimmy Herring, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Sipe, & Matt Slocum - Howard Theatre
• Dry Branch Fire Squad and Lou Reid & Carolina - Birchmere
• Immortal Bird, Fin'amor, Corpse Light, and Helgamite - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Led Zeppelin 2 - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Longreef - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Lyle Lovett & His Large Band - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Origem - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rare Earth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Red Wanting Blue - the Hamilton
• Swell Daze (EP release), Sub-Radio Standard, and Hello Dharma - Jammin' Java
• Wytold Lebing Quartet - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Zac Brown Band and the Avett Brothers - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]


Saturday, 15 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Braid, Prawn, and Dikembe - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band - the Hamilton
DC Fest 2015: Michael W. Smith, Drowder, Brandon Heath, Jamie Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, Josh Wilson, Humble Tip, Bob Lenz - Patriot Center (2 PM doors)
• JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound and Shark Week - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• JJ Rupp - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kristen & the Noise, the Blatant Eighties, Jimi Smooth & Hittime, the Regal Beagles, Ozker, Lancedontdance, and Billy Doll - Fillmore Silver Spring (Local Brews Local Grooves presented by Washington City Paper)
• Little Big Town (the Pain Killer Tour), David Nail, and Ashley Monroe - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Louis the Child & Shawn Wasabi - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Olivia & the Mates, the Do Likes, and the Combs - Comet Ping Pong
• Phish - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rico Amero - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Strunz & Farah - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sumac and Black Clouds - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tank - Birchmere
• Tokio Hotel ("Feel It All" World Tour Part 2 - the Club Experience USA) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Uke & Guitar Summit - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Yeonas Brothers Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Sunday, 16 August 2015 [link to this day]

• ABBA - the Concert (a tribute to ABBA) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Alpha Rev Acoustic and Jared & the Mill - Jammin' Java
• BG & the Mojo Hands - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Crenshaw (Reunion show) - IOTA Club & Café
• Dreadnought, Stone Breath, and Queen Wolf - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Edwin McCain (trio) - Birchmere
• Jorma Kaukonen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Memories of the King (Elvis tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ne-Hi - DC9
• Phish - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Screening of The Damned: Don't You Wish that We Were Dead - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sine Qua Non - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)
• Touchpants - 9:30 Club
• the World is a Beautiful Place . . ., Pianos Become the Teeth, Turnover, and Take One Car - Rock & Roll Hotel


Monday, 17 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Jazz is Dead: Explorations into the Music of Grateful Dead - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 18 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Dick Dale: King of Surf Guitar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Drip, Organ Dealer, Mother Brain, Department of Corrections, Clay Davis, and Uncle Buck - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Howard Jones - the Hamilton
• Jarekus Singleton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Juanes and Ximena Sarinara - DAR Constitution Hall Rescheduled for 8/22/15
• Late Nite Reading, Deleasa, and the House on Cliff - Jammin' Java (Official Stand Up Tour 2015)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• ZZ Top - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Wednesday, 19 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Dirty Dozen Brass Band - the Hamilton
• Film Noir, Medasin, Masego, and Taja with special guests - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Graham Nash - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jazz is Dead featuring Alphonso Johnson, Jeff Pevar, Tom Constanten, Rod Morgenstern, & Chris Smith - celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead - Howard Theatre
• Melissa Ferrick - Jammin' Java
• Second To Last and Losing Streak - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Willie Nelson & Family and Old Crow Medicine Show - Merriweather Post Pavilion


Thursday, 20 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Adia Victoria - DC9
• Chris Stapleton - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• the Coward's Choir, Coconut Milk, and Super City - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Donavon Frankenreiter and Cody Simpson - the Hamilton
• Flaccid, the Cringe, Torso, Javla, and Spite - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Studio 69 - Basement of Union Arts)
• High on Fire, Pallbearer, Lucifer, and Venomous Maximus - Baltimore SoundStage
• Joe Louis Walker and Selwyn Birchwood - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Melissa Ferrick - Jammin' Java
• Nicolas Jaar (DJ set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Planet of the Abts ft. Gov't Mule members Matt Abts & Jorgen Carlsson - Gypsy Sally's
• Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker, and Eve 6 - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Three Man Soul Machine, Rockers Galore, and Candace Mills - Velvet Lounge
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 21 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Arnika Montana - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Battle - Finals - Jammin' Java
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Disney in Concert - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Eelke Kleijn, Charles Martin, and DJ Octane - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Empresarios and Black Masala - the Hamilton
• Firefall & Atlanta Rhythm Section - Birchmere
• Gladys Knight & the O'Jays - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• O.A.R., Allen Stone, and Brynn Elliott - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Patrick Alban & Noche Latina - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Benefit for Centro de Ayuda)
• Seth Kibel - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Zula - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]


Saturday, 22 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Anthony David & Zo! and Carmen Rodgers - Baltimore SoundStage
• Azathoth, Croatoan, Feritas, and Oberris - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chris Brown, Kid Ink, Omarion, Fetty Wap, and Teyana Taylor - Jiffy Lube Live (One Hell of a Nite Tour)
• Civil City (CD release), Parallel Heights, Over Andover, Cecilia Grace, and Front Royal - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Crack the Sky, the Ravyns, Dave DeMarco Band, and midnite Run - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne, and A Thousand Horses - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Dark Blue, Birth (Defects), and Retired - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Gladys Knight & the O'Jays - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Good Life and Big Harp - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Groovy Guy - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Hey Nineteen (Steely Dan tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jake Shimabukuro - Birchmere
• Juanes and Ximena Sarinara - DAR Constitution Hall (Rescheduled from 8/18/15)
Maryland Folk Fest: Aether Realm, Sekengard, Isenmor, Throne of Wilderness, Yonder Realm, Dogs & Day Drinkers, Heimdall - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tone, Wailin Storms, and Heavy Lights - IOTA Club & Café
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Young Rapids, the Sea Life, the Max Levine Ensemble, Den-Mate, and the El Mansouris - 9:30 Club (Babe City Records Anniversary Show)


Sunday, 23 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Ananda X and the Spirit of the Beehive - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands Finals - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Beach Boys - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 4/23/15)
• Jake Shimabukuro - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages 1 PM Matinee)
• John Nolan (of Taking Back Sunday) - DC9
• Levine School of Music - Interactive Family Concert - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Penny & Sparrow - Jammin' Java
• Rick Springfield Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tuck & Patti - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• War - Birchmere


Monday, 24 August 2015 [link to this day]

• 7Seconds and Bishops Green - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Fórn, Lycus, Ooze, Funerary, and Ilsa - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Herb & Hanson - IOTA Club & Café


Tuesday, 25 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Della Mae and John Stickley Trio - Jammin' Java
• Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Postponed from 4/22/15)
• Gregg Allmann - Birchmere
• Life In Film - Rock & Roll Hotel
Nickelback and Lifehouse - Jiffy Lube Live CANCELLED due to Chad Kroeger's vocal cord surgery
• Santana (the Corazón Tour) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Social Distortion, Nikki Lane, and Drag the River - Fillmore Silver Spring


Wednesday, 26 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Fifth Hamony, Bea Miller, Natalie La Rose, and Common Kings - Warner Theatre
• Gregg Allmann - Birchmere
• Larry Graham & Granham Central Station - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Luke Wade (of NBC's The Voice) - Jammin' Java
• Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Santana - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (the Corazón Tour)


Thursday, 27 August 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series - Jammin' Java
• the Atlas Moth, Vattnet Viskar, and Atriarch - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Deen Ween Group - 9:30 Club
• the Delta Saints - DC9
• Hopeless Otis - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Uninspired Records)
• Justin Hayward and Mike Dawes - Birchmere
• King Raam and Smoke Season - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Love Canon - the Hamilton
• Mike Stern, Dennis Chambers, Bob Francesschini, Tom Kennedy - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sean Kieley - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Friday, 28 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Afro Bop Alliance - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Alter Ego - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Better Off Dead and Zydeco Jed - Jammin' Java
• Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, and the New Romance - Baltimore SoundStage (Soundstage Flashback: 80s vs 90 Dance Party)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• In Gratitude (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kristin Chenoweth - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mike Stern, Dennis Chambers, Bob Francesschini, Tom Kennedy - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sanford and Lizzy Stahl - Velvet Lounge
• Screaming Females, Vacation, and Give - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Shack Band and Flight of Salt (featuring founding members of the Hackensaw Boys, Rob Bullington) - Gypsy Sally's
• Tim McGraw, Billy Currington, and Chase Bryant - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Wankys, the Cabbagheads, Lotus F*cker, Chaos Destroy, and Humanmania - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]


Saturday, 29 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Black Alley - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• David Kitchen Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Earth and Holy Sons (members of Oms, Grails) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Future Islands, Beach House, Dan Deacon, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Bond St. District, Romantic States, James Nasty, Jason Willett & MC Schmidt, Book of Morrin, Big Party - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Windjammer presented by Rams Head & Monozine)
• Groovy Nate - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• Hustle Souls - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein - Jammin' Java (7 PM show)
• Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) and Mike Dawes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Koffin kats, OC45, Dead End Lane, and Walk the Plank - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Mike Stern, Dennis Chambers, Bob Francesschini, Tom Kennedy - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• No Bad JuJu - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club (Adios Tour) and the Pedrito Martinez Group - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Saved by the 90s - the Bayside Tigers with DJ Suga Ray - State Theatre
• Shilpa Ray and Linear Downfall - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Super bob - Jammin' Java (10 PM Show)
• Van Halen and Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Jiffy Lube Live
• Yellow Dubmarine - the Hamilton


Sunday, 30 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Felix Cavaliere's Rascals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Larry Graham & Graham Central Station - Birchmere
• Mike Stern, Dennis Chambers, Bob Francesschini, Tom Kennedy - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers and Andrew Combs - the Hamilton
• the Reunion of Toby Palmer & Chosen Generation - Howard Theatre
• Supreme Commander, the Screws, Daycare Swindlers, Walk the Plank, and the Defense - Rock & Roll Hotel


Tuesday, 1 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Axis, Of Feather & Bone, and Queensway - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 2 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Doobie Brothers, Gregg Allman, and Lara Johnston - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Frank Sinatra Jr. - Sinatra Sings Sinatra, the Centennial Celebration - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - rescheduled from 7/9/15)


Thursday, 3 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Euge Groove - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paul Edelman - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Friday, 4 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Abigail Palmer Group - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• AJ Ghent Band - Gypsy Sally's
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Euge Groove - Birchmere
• Honey Island Swamp Band and Cris Jacobs - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Swervedriver and Gateway Drugs - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Saturday, 5 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Black Alley - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Stephen "Ragga" Marley, Morgan Heritage, and Tarrus Riley - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - Catch a Fire Tour 2015)
• Evergrey, Voyager, Borealis, and Oceans of Slumber - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gerald Albright - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Madison Apart, Accidents, Burn the Ballroom, and Awake At Last - Jammin' Java (Back To School Night)
Negura Bunget, Grimegod, Dynfari, Snakefeast, Storm of Damnation, and Coastal Plain - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] MOVED TO THE WINDUP SPACE
• Negura Bunget, Grimegod, Dynfari, Snakefeast, Storm of Damnation, and Coastal Plain - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Moved from The Circuit)
• Psychic TV and Corpse Light - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Seldom Scene & Jonathan Edwards - Birchmere


Sunday, 6 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer - Jiffy Lube Live
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Los Lobos - the Hamilton
• Rodrigo y Gabriela - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Monday, 7 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Eric Hutchinson and Tess Henley - Baltimore SoundStage


Tuesday, 8 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Deathhammer - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Epica, Eluveitie, and the Agonist - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mike Peters (from the Alarm) - the Hamilton
• Say Lou Lou - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Twenty One Pilots and Echosmith - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Watkins Family Hour featuring Sean Watkins & Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek), Fiona Apple, Don Heffington, Sebastian Steinberg, and special guests - Birchmere


Wednesday, 9 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Dru Hill featuring Sisquo, Nokio, Jazz, & Tao - Howard Theatre
• Jenny Hval and Briana Marela - DC9
• Royal Southern Brotherhood - State Theatre
• Twenty One Pilots and Echosmith - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Watkins Family Hour featuring Sean Watkins & Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek), Fiona Apple, Don Heffington, Sebastian Steinberg, and special guests - Birchmere


Thursday, 10 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Corey Smith - the Hamilton
• Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Birchmere (the Traveling Kind Tour)
• the Gypsy Kings - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Milk Carton Kids - Lisner Auditorium
• REO Speedwagon - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 4/12/15)
• Robert Klein - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Steve Ignorant (of Crass) and Paranoid Visions - Baltimore SoundStage
• Walter Beasley - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 11 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Blues Traveler and Matt Jaffe & the Distractions - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chelsea Wolfe and Wovenhand - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Dr. Ralph Stanley & Friends featuring the Clinch Mountain Boys - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Birchmere (the Traveling Kind Tour)
• Ethiopian New Year with Mahmoud Ahmed - Lisner Auditorium
• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Jackson Browne - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Langhorne Slim & the Law - 9:30 Club
• the Nighthawks - AMP
• Ten (Pearl Jam tribute) and RATM2 - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats - Baltimore SoundStage
• Walter Beasley - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• X the Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 12 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Banjo Man - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• the Church Mafia Live - Warner Theatre
• Dengue Fever - Rock & Roll Hotel
• DNA After Dark Hip Hop - Choreographers Showcase - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Heartless Bastards and Alberta Cross - 9:30 Club
• Jason Aldean, Cole Swindell, and tyler Farr - Jiffy Lube Live
• Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, and Eric Hutchinson - Wolf Trap (Filene Center) - sold out
• Madonna (Rebel Heart Tour) - Verizon Center
• the Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston - Birchmere
• Matt Schofield - AMP
• Screening of Destroy Cleveland: Cleveland Hardcore from 1987-early 2000s - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Several Species: the Pink Floyd Experience - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• St. Paul & the Broken Bones and Lizzo - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Stranger (Billy Joel tribute) - State Theatre
• Titus Andronicus, Spider Bags, and Baked - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Walter Beasley - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• ZZ Ward (Love and War Tour) - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 13 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Callaghan and Claire Holley - Jammin' Java
• Death Cab for Cutie and Explosions in the Sky - Merriweather Post Pavilion
ETFM: Experiments in Traditional and Folk Music): Anna Roberts-Gevalt, Erik Spangler, Becky Hill & friends - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (4 PM show)
• Godflesh and Prurient - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hetroertzen, LvxCaelis, and Ominous Resurrection - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Indira Khan Pays Tribute to Icons with Karen Bernod - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, and Eric Hutchinson - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Monday, 14 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Jess Glynne - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Josh Groban - DAR Constitution Hall
• Reverend Horton Heat & the Adicts with special guests the Creepshow - Howard Theatre
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions with special guest Abernathy Bland - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 15 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Ana Popovic - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Billy Cobham's Spectrum 40 featuring Billy Cobham, Dean Brown, Gary Husband, and Rick Fierabracci - Birchmere
• Eagles of Death Metal - 9:30 Club
• Freedy Johnston and Jeffrey Gaines - Jammin' Java
• Holly Miranda - Rock & Roll Hotel
• On And On - DC9
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 16 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Catfish & the Bottlemen and Jamie N Commons - 9:30 Club
• Lyfe Jennings and Donnell Rawlings - Birchmere
• Stromae - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Tommy Keene and Dot Dash (ex-Minor Threat) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Thursday, 17 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Atomic Bitchwax, Mos Generator, Against the Grain, Foghound, and Borracho - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Charlie Daniels Band - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Birchmere
• Michael McDermott - Jammin' Java
• Peter &: Will Anderson Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Ride - 9:30 Club
• Teenage Bottlerocket, Pears, Huntingtons, and Over Our Eyes - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 18 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Alabama Shakes and Drive-By Truckers - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Birthright, Gatherer, and Fossil - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Sekengard and Dogs & Day Drinkers - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Sonic Circuits Festival 2015 - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Whipstriker, Rawhide, Panzer Bastard, and Savage Master - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• the Wombats - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Young Dubliners - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Zoso (Led Zepplin Tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 19 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Brigitte - Birchmere
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chante Moore - Howard Theatre
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Rocknocerous - Lubber Run Amphitheater [500 N Abingdon Street, Arlington, VA]
Sonic Circuits Festival 2015 - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Street Corner Symphony - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
the Shindig Festival: Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots, Anthrax, Chevelle, Helmet, Reverend Horton Heat, Nothing More, Crobot, Silvertung, Black Angel Down - Carroll Park [1500 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Wrinkle Neck Mules and If Birds Could Fly - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show - Presented by Big O & Dukes)
• Years & Years - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 20 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers - Birchmere
• Nasar Abadey - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)
• National Philharmonic: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Of Monsters and Men - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Sonic Circuits Festival 2015 - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]


Monday, 21 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Fratellis - 9:30 Club
• Purity Ring - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Another Eternity Tour)


Tuesday, 22 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Ed Sheeran - Verizon Center
• Ghost and Purson - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jackie Greene and Lauren Shera - the Hamilton
• Mikal Cronin, Calvin Love, and the Cairo Gang - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Wednesday, 23 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Charli XCX, Bleachers, and Robert DeLong - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Ed Sheeran - Verizon Center
• Farao - DC9
• Joyce Manor and Cheap Girls - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Lianne La Havas - 9:30 Club
• Sturgill Simpson and Billy Wayne Davis - Lincoln Theatre


Thursday, 24 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gardens & Villa - Rock & Roll Hotel
• John Ondrasik (of Five For Fighting) with quartet - Birchmere
• Sturgill Simpson and Billy Wayne Davis - Lincoln Theatre


Friday, 25 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• El Ten Eleven - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Livingston Taylor - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Phil Cook - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Sturgill Simpson and Billy Wayne Davis - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Syleena Johnson (Couples Therapy Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Yo La Tengo (acoustic) featuring Dave Schramm - Lincoln Theatre


Saturday, 26 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Aztec Two-Step: Second Step 40th Anniversary Concert - Jammin' Java
• Brad Paisley, Justin Moore, and Mickey Guyton - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Celebrating Danny Gatton and the music of the Anacostia Delta featuring John Previti, Bruce Swaim, Tom Principato, Billy Hancock, Dave Elliott, Ernie Gorospe, Steve Wolf, Jim Stephanson, Timm Biery, Big Joe Maher, Shannon Ford, and more - Birchmere
• Chaise Lounge - AMP
• Eric Roberson - Baltimore SoundStage
• Halestorm, the Pretty Reckless, and Starset - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 5/2/15)
• Kix - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall: Drake, the Strokes, alt-J, Chvrches, Ben Howard, Chromeo, Band of Horses, the War on Drugs, George Ezra, Nate Ruess, Lord Huron, Wale, the Kills, Twin Shadow, the Lone Bellow, Dr. John & the Nitetrippers, Dan Deacon, Houndmouth, the Joy Formidable, Daughter, Albert Hammond Jr., Rhiannon Giddens, Ex Hex, the Mowgli's, boots, In the Valley Below, Rebirth Brass Band, U.S. Royalty, Hiss Golden Messenger, Vandaveer, Erik Hassle, Vintage Trouble, Lion Babe, the London Souls, Red Baraat, the Hunts, Avers, the Suffers, the Eagle Rock Gospel SIngers, Empresarios, Ace Cosgrove - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC]
• Low and Andy Shauf - Black Cat (Mainstage)
Metal Quest III: A Sound of Thunder, Omnislash, Aries, Burning Shadows, Eternal Winter - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Outlaws & Blackhawk - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Syleena Johnson (Couples Therapy Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Wiggles - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 12:30 PM & 4 PM)


Sunday, 27 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Eric Lindell - State Theatre
• the Jesus & Mary Chain and the Black Ryder - 9:30 Club
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall: Drake, the Strokes, alt-J, Chvrches, Ben Howard, Chromeo, Band of Horses, the War on Drugs, George Ezra, Nate Ruess, Lord Huron, Wale, the Kills, Twin Shadow, the Lone Bellow, Dr. John & the Nitetrippers, Dan Deacon, Houndmouth, the Joy Formidable, Daughter, Albert Hammond Jr., Rhiannon Giddens, Ex Hex, the Mowgli's, boots, In the Valley Below, Rebirth Brass Band, U.S. Royalty, Hiss Golden Messenger, Vandaveer, Erik Hassle, Vintage Trouble, Lion Babe, the London Souls, Red Baraat, the Hunts, Avers, the Suffers, the Eagle Rock Gospel SIngers, Empresarios, Ace Cosgrove - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC]
• Loretta Lynn - Lincoln Theatre
• Marc Antoine & Paul Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• One Man Breaking Bad - AMP
• Syleena Johnson (Couples Therapy Tour) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Monday, 28 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Buddy Guy - Birchmere
• Father John Misty and Mikal Cronin - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Fidlar - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Neighborhood, Bad Suns, and Hunny - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 29 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Lydia, Seahaven, and the Technicolors - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nick Jonas and Bebe Rexha - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Origin, Krisiun, Aeon, Alterbest, Soreption, and Ingested - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Patty Griffin and Sam Lee - Birchmere


Wednesday, 30 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Chick Corea & Béla Fleck - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Ibeyi and Vicktor Taiwo - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 1 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Artimus Pyle Band: honoring the music of Ronnie Van Zant's Lynyrd Skynyrd - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bob Moses - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Bully - Rock & Roll Hotel
• José James - "Yesterday I Had the Blues": the Music of Billie Holliday - Birchmere
• Ms Mr, Circa Waves, and Crater - 9:30 Club
• Pat McGee - Baltimore SoundStage
Prong - Empire (formerly Jaxx) MOVED TO THE CANAL CLUB (Richmond)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Reigning Sound - DC9


Friday, 2 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Arkona, Helsott, Winterhymn, Yesterday's Saints, March To Victory, and Isenmor - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Hiroshima - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Jo Koy - Warner Theatre
• Lee Ritenour - the Hamilton
• Pat McGee & Friends - Birchmere
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
U+NFEST 4 - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Saturday, 3 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Carter - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Brantley Gilbert, Sam Hunt, Parmalee, LOCASH, Kelsea Ballerini, and Cam - Merriweather Post Pavilion (WPOC Weekend in the Country - 1 PM Doors)
• Built To Spill - 9:30 Club
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Hiroshima - Birchmere
• Lee Ritenour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Maritime - DC9
• National Philharmonic: Wagner's Rienzi - a Concert Opera - Strathmore (Music Center)
• New Orchestra of Washington - AMP
• Noah Gunderson - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Taylor Davis - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• That 1 Guy - Gypsy Sally's
U+NFEST 4 - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Sunday, 4 October 2015 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Birchmere
• Brantley Gilbert, Sam Hunt, Thompson Square, and Mo Pitney - Merriweather Post Pavilion (WPOC Weekend in the Country - 1 PM Doors)
• Chris Cornell - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cowboy Junkies - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, Skinny Lister, and Beans on Toast - 9:30 Club
• Mo'nique - DAR Constitution Hall
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java
• Toro y Moi - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Monday, 5 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville - Birchmere
• Destroyer and Jennifer Castle - 9:30 Club
• Iggy Azalea and Nick Jonas - Verizon Center (Rescheduled from 5/12/15)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 6 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Luna and Diane Coffee - 9:30 Club
• One OK Rock (35xxxv Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 7 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Autechre - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• David Ramirez (Fables album release show) - Jammin' Java
• Kyle Dunnigan - Howard Theatre
• Pure Bathing Culture and Wild Ones - DC9
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 8 October 2015 [link to this day]

• ALO and Fruition - the Hamilton
• Bret Michaels - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kurt Vile & the Violators, Waxahatchee, and Luke Roberts - 9:30 Club
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Sadie & the Hotheads (Elizabeth McGovern of Downton Abbey) - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 12/4/14) CANCELLED


Friday, 9 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Ann Wilson Thing - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Burton Cummings - State Theatre
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Emily West - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 5/5/15)
• Margaret Cho - the psyCHO tour - Warner Theatre
• Mew and the Dodos - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ricky Martin - Patriot Center
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Witchtrap and Revenge (Columbia) - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]


Saturday, 10 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Ann Wilson Thing - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Face and Euphonism - Jammin' Java (1 PM Matinee Show)
• the Growlers - 9:30 Club
• Jackie Evancho - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sean Nicholas Savage, Dinner, and Go Cozy - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• the Whispers - Birchmere
• ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre


Sunday, 11 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Dave Hardin Band - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Drinks - DC9
• Lucero - 9:30 Club
• Marc Antony & Carlos Vives: Unido2 Tour - Patriot Center
• Renaissance: Songs for All Our Times - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Waxahatchee, Weyes Blood, and Try the Pie - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Whispers - Birchmere


Monday, 12 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Kinky Friedman's Loneliest Man I Ever Met Tour - the Hamilton
• Vanilla Fudge - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 13 October 2015 [link to this day]

• John Grant - the Hamilton
• Kinky Friedman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Shannon & the Clams and Las Rosas - Comet Ping Pong


Wednesday, 14 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Dear Hunter, Chon, and Gates - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sanctuary - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Subdudes and Vance Gilbert - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Taj Mahal Trio - the Hamilton


Thursday, 15 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Bettye LaVette - the Hamilton
• King Dude and Foie Gras - DC9
• Lane 8 - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Moon & Seven Stars: Ronn McFarlane (lute) & Mindy Rosenfeld (flute) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Pseudogod, ArsantiqvA, Cemetery Piss, and Storm of Damnation - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Shannon & the Clams and Las Rosas - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Subdudes and Vance Gilbert - Birchmere
• Suzy Bogguss & Hal Ketchum - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 16 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Hal Ketchum & Suzy Bogguss - Birchmere
• Kacey Musgraves - Lincoln Theatre
• Leon Bridges and Kall Uchis - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Overkill and Symphony X - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Roger Waters & the Musicians of MusicCorps, including Billy Corgan, Sheryl Crow, and Tom Morello: Music Heals - DAR Constitution Hall


Saturday, 17 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Al Jarreau - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dungen and Quilt - DC9
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Phil Vassar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Tobias Jesso Jr. - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)


Sunday, 18 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Ed Kowalczyk: Throwing Copper Unplugged - the Hamilton
• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Birchmere
• Keiko Matsui - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mark Knopfler - Warner Theatre
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Monday, 19 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Telekinesis and Say Hi - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Tuesday, 20 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Boys Life - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rasputina and Daniel Knox - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Wailin' Jennys - Birchmere


Wednesday, 21 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Michael McDonald - Birchmere
• Michael Pollan - Lisner Auditorium
• Soulfly, Soilwork, Decapitated, and Shatterd Sun - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Streetlight Manifesto - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Struts - DC9


Thursday, 22 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Julian Casablancas + the Voidz and Craft Spells - 9:30 Club
• Maria Muldaur - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Misfits (playing Static Age in its entirety), She Demons, Pain, the Sonic Creeps, and Summer's End - Baltimore SoundStage
• New Found Glory, Yellowcard, and Tigers Jaw - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 23 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Aer (One of a Kind Tour), Cody Simpson, and Chef'special - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Bell Biv DeVoe - Howard Theatre
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Compania Flamenca José Porcel: Flamenco Fire - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Julie Bullock (soprano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sebastian Maniscalco - Warner Theatre
• Steve Lauri (of the Hollies) - Jammin' Java
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 24 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Babes in Toyland - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Mariza - Lisner Auditorium
• Raven's Night - Birchmere
• Vinny Vegas, Bent Knee, Body Thief, and Mark Mikina - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Sunday, 25 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Coeur de Pirate - 6th & I
• Commodores - Birchmere
• the Darkness (Blast Of Our Kind Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Southern Culture on the Skids - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tracy Grammer - Jammin' Java


Monday, 26 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Loreena McKennitt (trio) - Birchmere


Tuesday, 27 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Blind Guardian and Grave Digger - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Ex and Ken Vandermark - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Loreena McKennitt (trio) - Birchmere
• UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro, and Mickey Virtue - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 28 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Garbage - 9:30 Club
• Mary Gauthier & Eliza Gilkyson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Portland Cello Project - the Hamilton


Thursday, 29 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Natalie McMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions from Cape Breton & Beyond - Birchmere


Friday, 30 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dave & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ellis Paul - Jammin' Java
• Tim O'Brien and Old Man Luedecke - the Hamilton


Saturday, 31 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones - Birchmere
• Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne: Solid Soul - Lisner Auditorium
• National Philharmonic: Bach Favorites - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Tim O'Brien & Old Man Luedecke - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee - A Hillbilly Halloween)


Sunday, 1 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Joanna Gruesome - DC9
• Maurizio Pollini (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Who (The Who Hits 50! Tour) - Verizon Center


Monday, 2 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Districts and Lady Lamb - 9:30 Club
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 3 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Beirut - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Lido - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]


Wednesday, 4 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Beirut - Lincoln Theatre


Thursday, 5 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Ashu (classical saxophone) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Delbert McClinton and Damon Fowler - Birchmere
• Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 6 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Joseph Arthur - Jammin' Java
• Marina & the Diamonds - Lincoln Theatre
• Oleta Adams - Birchmere
• Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - State Theatre


Saturday, 7 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Jim Jefferies - Lincoln Theatre
• Lucy Kaplansky - Jammin' Java
• Odesza - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Odesza - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Oleta Adams - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paul Anka - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Suzanne Westenhoefer - Birchmere
• Wanda Sykes - Warner Theatre


Sunday, 8 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Fourplay - Birchmere
• MisterWives and Waters - 9:30 Club
• Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats - DC9


Tuesday, 10 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Cooder-White-Skaggs (Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs) - Birchmere
• RAC and Big Data - 9:30 Club
• SoMo and Jordan Bratton - Fillmore Silver Spring


Wednesday, 11 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Cooder-White-Skaggs (Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs) - Birchmere


Thursday, 12 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Hugh Masekela - AMP
• Jon McLaughlin and Tess Henley - the Hamilton
• Natalie Prass - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Timeflies and Kalin & Myles - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tommy Emmanuel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 13 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Chris Tomlin and Rend Collective - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• the Last Waltz Tribute with Julia Nixon, Tommy Lepson, Pete Ragusa, Michael Clem, Ruthie Logsdon, Margot MacDonald, Kirk Philips, 40 Dollar Fine, Bill Starks, Bill Baker, Greg Hardin, Chopteeth Horns, Tom Principato, Big Joe Maher - the Hamilton
• Ron White and Josh Blue - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 5 PM)
• Steve Hackett: from Acolyte to Wolflight plus Genessis Classics (197091977) including The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, Cinema Show, and more - Lincoln Theatre
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP
• Tommy Emmanuel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 14 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• the Last Waltz Tribute to the Band featuring Julia Nixon, Tommy Lepson, Tom Principato, Michael Clem, Pete Ragusa, Ruthie & the Wranglers, Kirk Philips, Chopteeth Horns, and more - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Windhand, Danava, and Monolord - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Xavier Rudd & the United Nations - State Theatre (the Flag North American Tour)


Sunday, 15 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lee Ann Womack - Birchmere
• Shakey Graves and Those Darlins - 9:30 Club


Monday, 16 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Birchmere


Tuesday, 17 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Against the Current - Jammin' Java
• Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, New Politics, the Griswolds, and LoLo - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Youssou N'Dour - Lisner Auditorium


Wednesday, 18 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Kamelot and Dragonforce - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Paco Pena - Lisner Auditorium
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere


Thursday, 19 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Loose Ends featuring Jane Eugene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere


Friday, 20 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Greg Brown - Jammin' Java
• Loose Ends feat. Jane Eugene - Howard Theatre
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere


Saturday, 21 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Greg Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere


Sunday, 22 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Gerald Albright - Birchmere


Wednesday, 25 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Sinkane - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 27 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Peppa Pig Live! - Warner Theatre


Saturday, 28 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Serenade - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 29 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Serenade - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 3 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Blood Sweat & Tears feat. Bo Bice - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Sheila E - Birchmere


Friday, 4 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Blood Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice - Birchmere
• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]


Saturday, 5 December 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 6 December 2015 [link to this day]

• DigiTour SlayBells - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull) - Jammin' Java
• Squeeze Acoustic: "The At Odds Couple", an evening with Difford & Tilbrook - Birchmere


Monday, 7 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 10 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Matisyahu (Festival of Light) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Friday, 11 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]


Saturday, 12 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• Dar Williams - 6th & I


Sunday, 13 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Andrea Bocelli - Verizon Center
• Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Friday, 18 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]


Saturday, 19 December 2015 [link to this day]

• the Capitol Steps - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center [1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC]
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 20 December 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 23 December 2015 [link to this day]

• a John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 3 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 9 January 2016 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 16 January 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Bach Violin Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 17 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Atlantic String Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion - 4 PM)


Saturday, 23 January 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Janus Fest (2-Piece showcase) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Friday, 5 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of Alice's Restaurant - Birchmere


Saturday, 6 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of Alice's Restaurant - Birchmere
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Haffner Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 11 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Dénes Várjon (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 12 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Lisner Auditorium


Sunday, 14 February 2016 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 19 February 2016 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 20 February 2016 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 21 February 2016 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 1 March 2016 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 4 March 2016 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 10 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Mischa Bouvier (baritone) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 18 March 2016 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 23 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Johnny Clegg - Lisner Auditorium


Thursday, 24 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Ward-Kong Duo - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 1 April 2016 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 2 April 2016 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 3 April 2016 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 7 April 2016 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]


Friday, 8 April 2016 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]


Saturday, 9 April 2016 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]


Sunday, 10 April 2016 [link to this day]

Damaged City Fest 4 - TBA [DC]


Thursday, 14 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Habib Koite & Vusi Mahlasela: Acoustic Africa - Lisner Auditorium


Sunday, 24 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Buika - Lisner Auditorium


Thursday, 26 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Friday, 27 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Saturday, 28 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Sunday, 29 May 2016 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIV - Baltimore, MD


Saturday, 4 June 2016 [link to this day]

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