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Friday, 1 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Amanda Lynne Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Commander Cody: A Honky Tonk Holiday - Birchmere
• Boat Burning, Time Is Fire, and Heterodyne - VisArts Rockville [155 Gibbs St, Suite 300, Rockville, MD]
• Bon Iver - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC] - sold out
• BSO Off the Cuff: Mozart's Mysterious Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Deceased, Rat Infested, Optimist Prime, and Nuclear Tomb - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Descendents, Frank Iero & the Patience, and Canker Blossom - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Do Make Say Think - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Eileen Ivers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Fabulous Dialtones Rock the Holidays! - Jammin' Java
• Honors Tribute: the music of Richard Rodgers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Juice Bruns, Snoopy Dinero, Solesky, Don Neil, Jett Bailey, and Lord Business - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Mayhem, Immolation, and Black Anvil - Baltimore SoundStage
• Nappy Riddem, Dub City Renegades, and Roots of a Rebellion - Gypsy Sally's
• Pokey LaFarge and the Easy Leaves - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Priests, Black Myths, and Mellow Diamond - 9:30 Club
• QTY and Lavender - DC9
• Suicideboy$ - Fillmore Silver Spring (Global Epidemic Tour)


Saturday, 2 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Blasphemy Tour featuring Borgore - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Cheryl Wheeler & John Gorka - Birchmere
• Dark Star Orchestra: Recreating the Grateful Dead's 6/14/91 RFK Show - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Emily Haines (of Metric) & the Soft Skeleton - 6th & I
• Honors Tribute: Fred Astaire honored by Capitol Tap, District Tap, Knock on Wood Tap Studio, and more - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jacob Banks and Bib Bourelly - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore: Symphonic Devotions - Strathmore (Music Center - 4:30 PM)
• Needtobreathe - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• NPR Music's 10th Anniversary Concert and Party - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Patterson Hood - Pearl Street Warehouse [33 Pearl Street SW, Washington, DC 20024]
• Paula Poundstone - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Slambovian Circus of Dreams - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9 PM)
• Stephen Wade (DC's Banjo Dancing master) - AMP
• Steve Forbert - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Waterparks, As It Is, Chapel, and Sleep On It - Baltimore SoundStage (Monster Energy Outbreak Tour)
• Xavier Omar - Fillmore Silver Spring


Sunday, 3 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Barr Brothers and Nathan Moore - 6th & I
• Blood Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice with Chrissi Poland - Birchmere
• BSO: Mozart's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Helanius J. Wilkins - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Jackie Evancho - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Morning Teleportation and Coral Benders - DC9
• Nelson Dougherty - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Newmyer Flyer presents Grin Again! Featuring the Lofgren Brothers (Tom, Mike, & Mark), Bob Berberich, & Ronnie Newmyer - Jammin' Java (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Patterson Hood - Pearl Street Warehouse [33 Pearl Street SW, Washington, DC 20024]
• Replacire, Pathogenesis, Perpetuated, and Mall Fountain Massacre - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC]
• Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, Dale Watson, and the Blasters - 9:30 Club
• Sean Watkins - Jammin' Java (8 PM Evening Show)
• Seether, Shaman's Harvest, and the Dead Deads - Fillmore Silver Spring (Poison the Parish World Tour)
• Washington Symphonic Brass Home for the Holidays - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Monday, 4 December 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bachelor Boys - Jammin' Java
• Brent Smith & Zach Myers (of Shinedown) with JR Moore and Zack Mack - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Cindy Wilson (of the B-52s), Yip Deceiver, and Material Girls - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Brandon Wetherbee - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Dave Koz: 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour with special guests David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White, & introducing Selina Albright - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Drunken Logic and Doc Baker - Galaxy Hut
• Jungle and Makeness - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 5 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Gloria Reuben: Great Ladies of Song - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hot Tuna (acoustic) - Birchmere
• Joe Henry and Rose Cousins - Jammin' Java (Thrum Tour)
• the Life & Times, J Robbins (full band), and Swoll - DC9
• Lil Pump - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Marshall Tucker Band and the Steppin Stones - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the National and This Is the Kit - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC] - sold out
• the Peace Ringers and Carol Ringers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Pinegrove, Saintseneca, and Adult Mom - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out CANCELLED
• Sons of Serendip's Christmas Tour - AMP
• Wage War, Oceans Ate Alaska, Gideon, Varials, and Loathe - Baltimore SoundStage
Yann Tiersen - Lincoln Theatre POSTPONED TO 6/17/18


Wednesday, 6 December 2017 [link to this day]

• the Army Chorus - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Bombay Rickey - 6th & I CANCELLED
• A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage - Jammin' Java
• David Rawlings - Lincoln Theatre
• Hadag Nahash and Hanan Ben Ari - 9:30 Club
• Jaws of Love (featuring Kelcy Ayer of Local Natives) and Combat! - DC9
• Jay Brannan and Justin Trawick - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nicole Henry: Set for the Holidays - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shooter Jennings and Jason Boland - Baltimore SoundStage
• Simple Plan - Fillmore Silver Spring (No Pads, No Helmets . . . Just Balls 15th Anniversary Tour)
• Steve Earle & the Dukes with the Mastersons - Birchmere


Thursday, 7 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville: Holiday & Hits - Birchmere
• A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage - Jammin' Java
• Elizabeth & the Catapult and Airpark - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Embalmer, Morta Skuld, and Scorched - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Incredible Change, Honest Haloway, and Mystery Friends - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Jam - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matt Bellassai - 9:30 Club (Everything Is Awful Tour)
• Mivos Quartet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Robert Earl Keen's "Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee" Show - Lincoln Theatre
• Shooter Jennings & Jason Boland - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Suicide Silence, Upon a Burning Body, Slaughter to Prevail, and Prison - Baltimore SoundStage (10 Year Anniversary Tour)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (8:30 PM Show Only)


Friday, 8 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Canadian Brass: Christmas Time is Here - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Dar Williams: in concert including reading & discussions from her new book What I Found In a Thousand Towns - Birchmere
• A Darlene Love Christmas: Love for the Holidays - Howard Theatre
• Dudes (reunion), Long Hots, Betsy Wright, and Tom Petty tribute (featuring Laurie Spector, Betsy Wright, Janel Leppin, and Katie Greer) - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC]
• Foreign Air, Shared, and Dizzy - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Illenium, Said the Sky, and Dabin - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Awake Tour 2017)
• the Interrupters, SWMRS, and the Regrettes - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• John Cowan with Darin & Brooke Aldridge - Jammin' Java
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Jam - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the New Potato Caboose DC Reunion Show - Gypsy Sally's
• No Scrubs: 90s Dance Party with DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• the NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Omnislash, Seventh Seal, Sonic Creeps, Inoculum, Machines Of Living Death (M.O.L.D.), Teshaleh, and Optimist Prime - Sparta Inn [6400 N Point Rd, Sparrows Point, MD]
• the Score and Castlecomer - DC9
• Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Wolf Alice and Polyplastic - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Zula, Dehd, and Dove Lady - Comet Ping Pong


Saturday, 9 December 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• American Freak Show featuring Bear Grillz, Phase One, Dirt Money, Kompany - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Bobaflex, Fire in Elysium, and Novarium - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows: 3 PM All-Ages Matinee and 8:30 PM Evening Show)
• Christmas After Midnight starring Fantasia with Mali Music Demetria McKinney - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Dar Williams: in concert including reading & discussions from her new book What I Found In a Thousand Towns - Birchmere
• Eric Benét and Maruette Clark - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Gary Numan and Me Not You - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington presents: The Holiday Show - Lincoln Theatre
• Governess, Kid Claws, and Bacchae - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Marah Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java (8 PM Evening Show)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Jam - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matt Pond PA, Ricky Lewis, and Heatmap - DC9
• Prawn, Slingshot Dakota, People Like You, and Us & Us Only - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Rockin' Renegade IV: Benefit Holiday Concert - State Theatre (Presented by Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation)
• Sister Hazel and White Ford Bronco - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rock For Honor benefitting USO-Metro)
• Storm Large - 6th & I
• SZA, Smino, and Ravyn Lenae - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (the CTRL Tour) - sold out
• Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Vienna Jammers Percussion Ensemble - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Two Inch Astronaut, and Broken Hills - Rock & Roll Hotel


Sunday, 10 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Andrea Bocelli - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center)
• Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - Strathmore (Mansion - 3 PM & 7 PM)
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage - Jammin' Java (2:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Dear Hunter, the Family Crest, and Vava - Baltimore SoundStage
• Digitour: Nathan Triska, Simon Britton - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Emmylou Harris and Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams - the Hamilton
• Fantasia - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Jagged Edge - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jake Bugg and Shelby Blondell - 6th & I
• Luther Re-Lives 7th annual holiday concert featuring William "Smooth" Wardlaw - Birchmere
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Jam - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matt Pond PA, Ricky Lewis, and Tiny Timbers - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Meer and Koshari - Galaxy Hut
• Michl and Mack - DC9
• Mogwai and Xander Harris - 9:30 Club
• Strathmore Children's Chorus: Peace, Paz, Shalom - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Tracy Grammer and Jim Henry - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Evening Show)
• the War & Treaty - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Monday, 11 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Converge, Pile, and Give - Baltimore SoundStage
• Daniel Weatherspoon: Celebrates Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hiss Golden Messenger - 9:30 Club
• Hot 99.5 Jingle Ball 2017: Fall out Boy, Kesha, Logic, Halsey, Zedd, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, Why Don't We - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center)
• Merry Tubachristmas! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• Silent on Fifth Street, Filth, the Machinist, and Kriminals - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sports and the Slim Jimmies - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Virginia Music Adventures Presents: Big Band Christmaws - Jammin' Java
• VVOVVEE and Ambulance Angels - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 12 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Beyana Soldo (soprano), Milena Gligic (pianist), and Jose Sacin (baritone) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cinema Hearts, New Holland, and Julian - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Converge, Pile, and Give - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Elizabeth & the Catapult (Keepsake album release show) and Emily Mure - Jammin' Java
• Eric Felton Jazz Orchestra: Duke Ellington Nutcracker - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Hip Hop Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Vesperteen, BoneLang, and Amy Guess - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 13 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Bad Moves, Still a Great Night, and Park Snakes - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Chaise Lounge: Swinging Thru the Holidays - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Hip Hop Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kip Moore, Randy Rogers, and Wade Bowen - Lincoln Theatre
• Lee Brice & Friends - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (93.1 WPOC Acoustic Christmas)
• Mama's Black Sheep, Christina Havrilla, and Meredith Rounsley - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better Presents: Operation Smile & Hope for Henry Benefit)
• McCafferty and Heart Attack Man - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Okey Dokey and Skyline Hotel - DC9
• Over the Rhine: An Acoustic Christmas - Birchmere
• Robyn Helzner Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sean Grissom: Holiday Vaudeville with Jacob D'Eustachio and the Alexandria Kleztet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Stolen and Jett Bailey - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the White Buffalo and Suzanne Santo - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 14 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Alone & Together - 6th & I
• Angel Olsen and White Magic - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Barishi, Lord Almighty, and Foehammer - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC]
• Black Marble - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Carbon Leaf and Sawyer - Birchmere
• Chris Fleming - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Dopapod - Gypsy Sally's
• Eighteen Visions, Knocked Loose, Old Wounds, and Tourniquet - Baltimore SoundStage
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mercy Creek - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• New Madrid and David Barbe & Inward Dream Ebb - DC9
• The Number 12 Looks Like You, Rolo Tomassi, and Cryptodira - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Pan American Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Robyn Helzner Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Trans-Siberian Orchestra presents the Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center)
Zhenya Lopatnik - Strathmore (Mansion) CANCELLED


Friday, 15 December 2017 [link to this day]

• American Pops Hosts the Holidays - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Angel Olsen and White Magic - 9:30 Club
• Carbon Leaf and Sawyer - Birchmere
• Diana Gameros - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• FuzzQueen (release party), Super Silver Haze, and Fake Bodies - Comet Ping Pong
• Harry & the Potters, the Moaning Myrtles, Lauren Fairweather, Potter Puppet Pals, Draco & the Malfoys, and Kwikspell - Black Cat (Mainstage - Harry & the Potters' Yule Ball 2017)
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lil Uzi Vert, Playboy Carti, G Herbo, and SOB X RBE - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• NRJ Is Coming To Town! - Jammin' Java
• PnB Rock Christmas with YBS Skola - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Schmalls Fest - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sean Rowe and Nina Gala - DC9
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Washington Chrous: A Candlelight Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 16 December 2017 [link to this day]

• 2017 Church Night Holiday Spectacular: Martin Amini, Jessica Murphy Garret, Callie Pigeon, Andrew Grossman of the North Country - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Arbouretum, Television Hill, and Stephen Strohmeier - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s Tribute) - State Theatre
• the Danger Zone - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington presents: The Holiday Show - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 2 PM & 7 PM)
• Highly Suspect - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Killer Deluxe: Holiday Party with Choose Your Own Adventure - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Massiah - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Massiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• O.A.R. - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Ryan Kinder - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Birchmere
• Sweat Heaven Kings - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Trophy Eyes, Free Throw, Grayscale, and Head North - DC9
• Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers & Bob Franceschini - 9:30 Club
• the Virginia Southpaws - Rock & Roll Hotel


Sunday, 17 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Chris Pureka and the Harmaleighs - Jammin' Java
• Freddy Cole Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington presents: The Holiday Show - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Largo High School Performing Arts Department - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Levon Mikaelian - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Municipal Waste, Nails, Macabre, and Sh*tf*cker - 9:30 Club
• Norman Brown's Joyous Christmas with Bobby Caldwell & Marion Meadows - Birchmere
• Pentatonix: A Pentatonix Christmas Tour - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC] - sold out
• Rock-n-Shop - Black Cat (Mainstage - Free!)
• Spirit Plots and Plrls - Galaxy Hut
• the Tree House School of Music - Fillmore Silver Spring (11 AM Morning Show)


Monday, 18 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Dave Detwiler & the White House Band: Tis the Season - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Everyman Theatre - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Rocket City Riot - Galaxy Hut
• Shell Tour featuring Snails with Funtcase and Boogie T - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Up & Vanished Live - 9:30 Club
• the Wailin' Jennys - Birchmere


Tuesday, 19 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Damien Escobar - Lisner Auditorium (The Heart & Soul Tour)
• a John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage
• the United States Air Force Band's Chamber Players - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Wailin' Jennys - Birchmere


Wednesday, 20 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Bruno Mars - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Dispatch (acoustic) and Grizfolk - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Embassy of Colombia - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Good Old War - Jammin' Java
• the Pink Spiders, Carousel Kings, the Great Heights Band, and Front Royal - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Robert Glasper Experiment - Birchmere
• Tom Teasley & Seth Kibel: Tiny Planet - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 21 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Bruno Mars - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• BStreetBand (NJ Bruce Springsteen tribute) - the Hamilton
• Clauster Eve: Jammin' Java Songwriters Circle Holiday Edition featuring Todd Wright, Anthony Fiacco, Luke Brindley, and Scott Simmons - Jammin' Java
• FV, Walkeny, and Rent Party - Rock & Roll Hotel
• a John Waters Christmas - Birchmere
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Listen Local First DC: the 9 Songwriter Series - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nghtmre Before Xmas featuring Nghtmre, Valentino Khan, Justin Caruso - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Palisades, Righteous Vendetta, and Ignite the Fire - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Shemekia Copeland - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Skylark: A Celtic Solstice - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 22 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Action Bronson - Fillmore Silver Spring (Blue Chips 7000 Tour)
• Angel Du$t, Red Death, and Diztort - DC9
• Cumtown Live Podcast - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Encore Chorale - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Loud Boyz, the Unknown Threat, WarXGames, and Secular Media - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Puerto Rico Benefit)
• Moscow Ballet's great Russian Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center)
• A Murray Little Christmas starring Murray Hill, Angie Pontani, Dirty Martini, the Brian Newman Quartet, Santa Claus, Rudolph, & more - Birchmere
• Odetta Hartman, Owen Ross, and Teething Veils - Comet Ping Pong
• Ookay - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Shemekia Copeland - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Todd Wright's Fifteenth Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular! - Jammin' Java
• Xscape, Monica, and Tamar Braxton - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (The Great Xscape Tour)
• Yellow Dubmarine and the Loving Paupers - the Hamilton


Saturday, 23 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Freddie Jackson - Birchmere
• Handel's Messiah Sing-Along - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• Holly Montgomery Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kix-mas and Cinder Road - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Moscow Ballet's great Russian Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center - 2 PM & 7 PM)
• Next Up II with Tony Kill, Echelon the Seeker, OG Lullabies, Dawkins, FootsXColes, Sugg Savage - 9:30 Club
• the Obsessed and Rezin - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Shemekia Copeland - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Todd Wright's Fifteenth Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular! - Jammin' Java
• Virginia Coalition - the Hamilton


Sunday, 24 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Beltway Brass Quintet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - at noon)
• Good for the Jews: featuring Rob Tannenbaum and David Fagin - Jammin' Java
• Joe Herrera & Rodney Richardson's Holiday Party featuring Lena Seikaly (vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Monday, 25 December 2017 [link to this day]

• 19th Annual All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 26 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Alice Despard (doing a Sparklehorse tribute) and Cotton Candy - Galaxy Hut
• Back to the 90s featuring Dammit Josie (Blink 182 tribute), Brain Stew (Green Day tribute), Getchoo (Weezer tribute) - Jammin' Java
• Charles Esten - Birchmere
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gaiteros de Sanguashington - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers Band tribute) - the Hamilton


Wednesday, 27 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Ace Hood - Howard Theatre
• Charles Esten - Birchmere
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Deanna Bogart Band and Rick Jones Jazz Emporium - Jammin' Java
• Run Come See - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in collaboration with Hometown Sounds)
• Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute) - the Hamilton
• Thursday and Pup - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Thursday, 28 December 2017 [link to this day]

• Ben Williams: A Holiday Musical Extravaganza - the Hamilton
• Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Gary Vider - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Flosstradamus - 9:30 Club
• the John Kadlecik Band featuring John Kadlecik of Further, Dark Star Orchestra, Golden Gate Wingmen - Baltimore SoundStage
• Piff the Magic Dragon - Birchmere
• the Roots - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Stephen Kellogg: Alone for the Holidays with Chris Koza - Jammin' Java
• Swampcandy - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Veve Markley, Ok To Not To, and Luke Stewart - Velvet Lounge


Friday, 29 December 2017 [link to this day]

• 40 Dollar Fine - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• David Wax Museum - the Hamilton
• DC's Finest (DooWop Cops) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• John Kadlecik Band - State Theatre
• Lotus - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Maze ft. Frankie Beverly - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere
• Ruse de Guerre, Castle of Genre, XK Scenario, and the Firnats - Rock & Roll Hotel
• SOJA with Twiddle and Footwerk - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]


Saturday, 30 December 2017 [link to this day]

• 21st annual Hank Williams Tribute featuring Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Robbie Fulks, Robin & Linda Williams, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz - Birchmere
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dirty Dozen Brass Band - State Theatre
• Ex Hex, Snail Mail, Des Demonas, and DJ Mad Squirrel - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Melodime, the Roosevelts, and the Currys - Jammin' Java
• New Orleans Suspects & Bonerama - the Hamilton
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Spoon and White Reaper - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the White Panda - Fillmore Silver Spring (Winter Is Here Tour)
• Wings Denied - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Zan McLeod & Friends - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Sunday, 31 December 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (in the Loft)
• Black Rose (Thin Lizzy tribute), Black Lung, Murder, Alms, and Psycho Therapy DJs (Alex Hagen & Shelly Shellhorn) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bonerama and New Orleans Suspects - the Hamilton
• Cyrus Chestnut Trio and Integriti Reeves - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• the Marcus King Band - Baltimore SoundStage
• Melodime, the Brevet, and Wylder - Jammin' Java
• Peaches O'Dell & Her Orchestra, Tony Anthony & His Malvivants, and DJ Dredd - Black Cat (Both Floors)
• the Seldom Scene, the Eastman String Band, and the Plate Scapers - Birchmere
• Spoon and White Reaper - 9:30 Club
• Thievery Corporation, Gogol Bordello, and Trouble Funk - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Turkuaz and Pimps of Joytime - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Vintage #18 with Mark G. Meadows & the Movement - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• White Ford Bronco (90s tribute) - Lincoln Theatre


Wednesday, 3 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Levin Brothers - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 4 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dan Navarro - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Jon Cresswell - Jammin' Java
• Rik Emmett of Triumph: Acoustic Duo Performance with Dave Dunlop - Birchmere


Friday, 5 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Catherine Russell & John Pizzarelli: A Salute to Billie Holliday & Frank Sinatra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Dead Milkmen and Mindless Faith - 9:30 Club
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Girlfriend in a Coma (tribute to Morrissey and the Smiths) - State Theatre
• Oh So Peligroso - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Popa Chubby - the Hamilton
• ROAMFest 2017 - Birchmere


Saturday, 6 January 2018 [link to this day]

• the British Invasion Years - State Theatre
• BSO: Mozart's Jupiter - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Dream Syndicate and Chris Forsyth - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party featuring Biz Markie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Morrissey & the Smiths tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Lobo Marino, Forces, and Forgetter - DC9
• the Memory Palace - 6th & I
• The Memory Palace (Podcast recording) - 6th & I
• Michael Clem Trio of Five, Justin Storer, and ` - Jammin' Java
• ROAMFest 2017 - Birchmere


Sunday, 7 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Boat Burning: Music for 100 Guitars with visuals by DC guerilla projectionist Robin Bell - 9:30 Club
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mo'Fire featuring In Gratitude (Earth, Wind & Fire tribute) and Motown & More (Motown/Soul legends tribute) - Birchmere


Monday, 8 January 2018 [link to this day]

• the Wombats, Blaenavon, and Courtship - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 9 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Bottled Up, the Smirks, and Scanners - DC9


Wednesday, 10 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Dancing With the Stars: Live - Light Up the Night - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Ja Rule - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Killers and Alex Cameron - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC] - sold out
• Passion Pit - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 11 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Albert Lee (full band) and the Cryers - Jammin' Java
• Antibalas - the Hamilton
• Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven - 9:30 Club
• Ja Rule - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Vivian Green - Birchmere
• Weakened Friends - DC9


Friday, 12 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Antibalas - the Hamilton
• Ben Miller Band - Jammin' Java
• BSO Off the Cuff: Impressionist Masterworks - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Disco Biscuits - 9:30 Club
• Eddie from Ohio with Jake Armerding - Birchmere
• Go Mod Go!, the Hall Monitors, and the Screws - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lez Zeppelin (all-female Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre
• Sam Harris and the Waking Up Podcast - Warner Theatre
• Say Anything: In Defense of the Genre (Disc 1) and Say Anything in their entirety - Ottobar (Baltimore) - sold out
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Walk the Moon and Company of Thieves - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]


Saturday, 13 January 2018 [link to this day]

• the Disco Biscuits and Tauk - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Eddie from Ohio with Jake Armerding - Birchmere
• Mark Wenners Blues Warriors and McKinley James - Jammin' Java
• Pond - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• RJD2 and Photay - 9:30 Club
• Say Anything - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 14 January 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Concerto for Two Timpanists - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Collie Buddz, Jo Mersa Marley, and the Holdup - 9:30 Club
• Dorothy - 9:30 Club
• Eddie from Ohio with Jake Armerding - Birchmere
• Odin's Court, Backblast, Thonian Horde, and Seasick Gladiator - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC] (Heavy Metal Benefit for Wildfire)
• Restorations, Timeshares, and American Television - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Revival with Def Mix DJ Quentin Harris, DC's Legendary Michele Miruski - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Rorie and Anthony Alvarado - Jammin' Java
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton


Monday, 15 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Angie Stone - Birchmere
• Graham Bonnet - Baltimore SoundStage
• Henry Rollins: Travel Slideshow - Lincoln Theatre
• Honeysuckle - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 16 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Alejandro Escovedo - the Hamilton
• Shakira - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (El Dorado World Tour)


Wednesday, 17 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Eric Benet - Birchmere
• Gina Sobel (artist-in-residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Tinsley Ellis - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 18 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Circles Around the Sun - 9:30 Club
• Eric Benet - Birchmere
• Jacob Sartorius, Zach Clayton, and Hayden Summerall - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Left Me Hangin' Tour)
• Joey DeFrancesco - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• NPR Politics Podcast Live - Warner Theatre
• A Sound of Thunder, Fulton Ave, and Metanium - DC9


Friday, 19 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Carter Lou & the Project and Elizabeth II - DC9
• the Day of the Beast, Battlemaster, and Rat Infested - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Donna the Buffalo - the Hamilton
• Joey DeFrancesco - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• Station to Station (Earl Slick & Bernard Fowler) - AMP


Saturday, 20 January 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Tchaikovsky's Vivid Virtuosity - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Enemy Soil (reunion), Suppression, DOC, and Triac - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• G Jones B2B Eprom with Mad Zach - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Infamous Stringdusters - 9:30 Club
• Joey DeFrancesco - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lucy Kaplansky and Heather Maloney - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Milky Chance - Fillmore Silver Spring (Blossom Tour)
• Rufus Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche - Birchmere
• Story District's Top Shelf - Lincoln Theatre
• Town Mountain & Jon Stickley Trio - the Hamilton
• Wanted Man and Raygunomics - Rock & Roll Hotel


Sunday, 21 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Howie Day - the Hamilton
• Joey DeFrancesco - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Krakauer-Tagg Duo - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Step Afrika! Step Xplosion - Strathmore (Music Center - 5 PM)
• Stephanie Blythe - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]


Monday, 22 January 2018 [link to this day]

• MO and Cashmere Cat - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 23 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Majid Jordan and Stwo - Lincoln Theatre
• Slotface - DC9


Wednesday, 24 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Tennis and Overcoats - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 25 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Big Head Todd & the Monsters and Luther Dickinson - 9:30 Club
• BSO: Diva to Diva - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chris Barron (Angels & One-Armed Jugglers CD release show) - Jammin' Java
• Joel Fan (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Lana Del Rey - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (LA To the Moon)
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Ventures - Birchmere


Friday, 26 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dope Francis, the U.S. Americans, and Resilient - DC9
• Frankie Ballard - 9:30 Club
• Hannah Wicklund & the Steppin Stones and the High Dives - the Hamilton
• Lalah Hathaway - Warner Theatre (the Honestly Tour)
• Maxim Vengerov - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Mystery Friends, Exnations, Queue, and My French Roommate - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Newly Dead Game (whodunit) - AMP
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Wood Brothers and the Stray Birds - Lincoln Theatre


Saturday, 27 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Green and Leilani Wolfgramm - Baltimore SoundStage (Marching Orders Tour)
• Joe Grushecky & the House Rockers - Jammin' Java
• Jon Cleary - the Hamilton
• National Philharmonic: Cosmic Designs - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Nighthawks on the Blue Highway - AMP
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sinbad - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 9/30/17)
• the Wood Brothers and the Stray Birds - Lincoln Theatre


Sunday, 28 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Benjamin Clementine - 6th & I
• Brockhampton - Fillmore Silver Spring (Love Your Parents Tour)
• Destroyer and Mega Bog - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Enter Shikari, Single Mothers, and Milk Teeth - 9:30 Club
• National Philharmonic: Cosmic Designs - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• the Posies (duo) - the Hamilton
• Roy Ayers - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Monday, 29 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity, and Red Fang - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Night Beats - 9:30 Club
• Laura Stevenson - Black Cat (Backstage)


Tuesday, 30 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Joe Purdy & Amber Rubarth - the Hamilton
• Kimbra and Arc Iris - 9:30 Club
• the Nude Party, Tomato Dodgers, and Humbalaya - DC9


Wednesday, 31 January 2018 [link to this day]

• Gina Sobel (artist-in-residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Neck Deep and Speak Low If You Speak Love - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Typhoon - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 1 February 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Stephen Hough Performs Mendelssohn - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Corey Harris - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Jen Cloher - DC9 MOVED TO ROCK & ROLL HOTEL
• Jen Cloher and Mia Dyson - Rock & Roll Hotel (Moved from DC9)
• Justin Moore and Dylan Scott - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Olivier Stankiewicz (oboe) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Wardruna - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out


Friday, 2 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra with Dr. Cornel West - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chase Rice - Fillmore Silver Spring (Lambs & Lions Tour)
• Corey Harris - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Corey Smith - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Genocide Pact and Mammoth Grinder - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Greensky Bluegrass and Billy Strings - 9:30 Club
• New York Festival of Song: Bernstein at 100 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• truTV Impractical Jokers starring The Tenderloins - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Yarn - the Hamilton


Saturday, 3 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Beauty Pill, Puff Pieces, and Prearie Sol - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Corey Harris - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Emancipator Ensemble - 9:30 Club
• Greensky Bluegrass and Billy Strings - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Maysa - Birchmere
• Steven Page & The Art of Time Ensemble - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Stranger (Billy Joel tribute) - State Theatre


Monday, 5 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Tuesday, 6 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Lauv and Ashe - 9:30 Club
• Tokio Hotel - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tommy Emmanuel CGP with Rodney Crowell - Birchmere


Wednesday, 7 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Girlpool - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Grace VanderWaal - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Lara Fabian - Warner Theatre
• Tiny Moving Parts, Mom Jeans, and Oso Oso - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tommy Emmanuel CGP with Rodney Crowell - Birchmere


Thursday, 8 February 2018 [link to this day]

• J. Roddy Walston & the Business - 9:30 Club
• Jon Stickley Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Thurston Moore: Music and Radio Radieux: Film - Rock & Roll Hotel


Friday, 9 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Black Veil Brides & Asking Alexandria with Crown the Empire - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Chris Young - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour)
• First Aid Kit and Van William - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Jorge Drexler - Howard Theatre
• Marcia Ball - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre
• Yung Lean & Sad Boys - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 10 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Celebrating David Bowie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• COIN and the Aces - 9:30 Club
• Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• John Maus - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Mary Gauthier - Jammin' Java
• Masters of Hawaiian Music - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin's Hidden Gems - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Sebastian Maniscalco - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Sunday, 11 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Múm - 9:30 Club
• Masters of Hawaiian Music - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Shredders and Astronautalis - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Viniloversus, the Neuro Farm, and Red This Ever - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Monday, 12 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Travis Tritt (solo) - Birchmere


Tuesday, 13 February 2018 [link to this day]

• BORNS, Charlotte Cardin, and Mikky Ekko - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Carla Bruni - Birchmere
• Marilyn Manson - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Melanie Fiona - Howard Theatre


Wednesday, 14 February 2018 [link to this day]

• August Burns Red, Born of Osiris, Erra, and Ocean Grove - Baltimore SoundStage (the Phantom Anthem Tour)
• Drew & Ellie Holcomb - Birchmere
• G3 2018: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci (Dream Theatre), Phil Collen (Def Leppard) - Warner Theatre
• Sleigh Bells and Sunflower Bean - 9:30 Club
• Trey Anastasio - 6th & I
• Uasuf Gueye (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 15 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Architects, Stick To Your Guns, and Counterparts - Baltimore SoundStage (Doomsday Tour)
• Brantley Gilbert - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (The Ones That Like Me Tour)
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Howard Theatre
• Matoma, Elephante, and Younger - 9:30 Club
• Superchunk and Bat Fangs - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Umphrey's McGee and the Marcus King Band - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]


Friday, 16 February 2018 [link to this day]

Frozen Harbor Music Festival: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Bumpin Uglies, the Grilled Lincolns, Never Ending Fall, Joint Operation - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Mark O'Connor featuring the O'Connor Band - the Hamilton
• the Seamus Egan Project - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre
• Vim & Vigor (CD release), Justin Trawick & the Common Good, and Oh He Dead - Rock & Roll Hotel
• ZZ Ward, Black Pistol Fire, and Billy Raffoul - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 17 February 2018 [link to this day]

American Rhapsody: the Gershwin Songbook - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Arlo Guthrie - Re:Generation Tour 2018 featuring Arlo, Abe Guthrie, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Terry Al La Berry, and more - Birchmere
• BSO: Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Keller Williams, Joey Harkum, Bond & Bentley, and Loose Ties - Baltimore SoundStage
• Southern Accents (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers tribute) - State Theatre
• STRFKR and Reptaliens - 9:30 Club
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre
• the Wailers - the Hamilton


Sunday, 18 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie - Re:Generation Tour 2018 featuring Arlo, Abe Guthrie, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Terry Al La Berry, and more - Birchmere
• the Atlas Moth, Royal Thunder, and Mirrors for Psychic Warfare - DC9
• the Bernstein Story - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Ganja White Night and Subtronics - 9:30 Club
• Two Feet - Rock & Roll Hotel


Monday, 19 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Margins, Homosuperior, Birth Defects, & special host Henry Owings performing “Micro Impressions Vol. 1” and other “hits” - DC9
• X Ambassadors and Now Now - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 20 February 2018 [link to this day]

• the Association - Birchmere
• Flor and Handsome Ghost - DC9
• Silverstein, Tonight Alive, Broadside, and Picturesque - Baltimore SoundStage
• STRFKR - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 21 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Mistuko Uchida - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 22 February 2018 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ashley Bathgate (cello) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Idan Raichel - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• Justin Moore: Hell on a Highway Tour - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Lane 8 - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)


Friday, 23 February 2018 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO Off the Cuff: Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• Katt Williams - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Maceo Parker - the Hamilton
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 24 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Hamony Sweepsakes A Cappella Festival: Mid-Atlantic Regional - Birchmere
• National Philharmonic: Gershwin's Porgy & Bess - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Portugal. The Man and Twin Peaks - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• PubliQuartet: Freedom and Faith - 6th & I
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 25 February 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Tyler the Creator, Vince Staples, and Taco - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]


Monday, 26 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Rhye - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 27 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Frightened Rabbit and Wintersleep - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Lights, Chase Atlantic, and DCF - 9:30 Club
• the Musical Box performs The Black Show version of "Selling England by the Pound" - Birchmere
• Vieux Farka Touré - Rock & Roll Hotel


Wednesday, 28 February 2018 [link to this day]

• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Diet Cig - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Frightened Rabbit and Wintersleep - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Quinn XCII and Chelsea Cutler - 9:30 Club
• Seaway - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Styx - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Uasuf Gueye (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 1 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, and Havok - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Graham Nash - Birchmere
• Oscar Peñas (jazz guitar) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Tyler Childers and Kelsey Waldon - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out


Friday, 2 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Eric Johnson with original band members Tommy Taylor & Kyle Brock plus special guest Arielle - Fillmore Silver Spring (Ah Via Musicom Tour)
• Galactic - 9:30 Club
• Marc-André Hamelin (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Mowgli's and Mainland - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 3 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Galactic - 9:30 Club
• Jeanne Robertson - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Jim Gaffigan - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Kid Rock - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Greatest Show on Earth Tour 2018)
• Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]


Sunday, 4 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Alice Cooper - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Arlie - DC9
• Hippie Sabotage - 9:30 Club


Monday, 5 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Hippie Sabotage - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• LP - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 6 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Eric Johnson with original band members Tommy Taylor & Kyle Brock plus special guest Arielle - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Jim Belushi & the Board of Comedy - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Michael Schenker Fest - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - 9:30 Club
• the Philadelphia Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Public Access T.V. and Honduras - DC9
• Sweet Honey in the Rock - Birchmere
• We Banjo 3 - the Hamilton


Wednesday, 7 March 2018 [link to this day]

• the Chieftains - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cornelius - 9:30 Club
• Dixie Dregs: Complete Original Lineup with Steve Morse, Rod Morgenstein, Allen Sloan, Andy West, and Steve Davidowski - Lincoln Theatre
• Jim Belushi & the Board of Comedy - the Hamilton
• Nada Surf - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Sabaton and Kreator - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 8 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Bearcubs - DC9
• Edwin McCain - Birchmere
• Jim Belushi & the Board of Comedy - the Hamilton


Friday, 9 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Alex Cameron - Rock & Roll Hotel
• John Eaton - Indiana On Our Minds: the Music of Cole Porter & Hoagy Carmichael - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 10 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Ezra Furman - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Four Bitchin' Babes - Birchmere
• Hollywood Nights (Bob Seeger tribute) - State Theatre
• Romeo Santos - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena (Golden Tour)


Sunday, 11 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players - AMP
• Patricia Racette - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]


Monday, 12 March 2018 [link to this day]

• "S" by Circa - Strathmore (Music Center)
• K.Flay and Yungblud - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 13 March 2018 [link to this day]

• A Day To Remember and Papa Roach - UMBC [Baltimore, MD] (Event Center)
• I'm With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan) - 9:30 Club
• Nightwish - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Skinny Lister and Will Varley - Rock & Roll Hotel


Wednesday, 14 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Drew Kid (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 15 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Barry Flanagan of HAPA with special guest Eric Gilliom - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bianca Del Rio - Lincoln Theatre
• BSO: Schubert the Great - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Hot Club of San Francisco - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Marcus Bates's Mercury Soul - 9:30 Club


Friday, 16 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Barry Flanagan of HAPA with special guest Eric Gilliom - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Blake Shelton - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Country Music Freaks Tour)
• Nils Frahm - 9:30 Club
• Niyaz: The Fourth Light Project - an Immersive Multimedia Experience - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 17 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Make America Gay Again - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 3 PM & 7 PM)
• National Philharmonic: Spirited Brahms - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 18 March 2018 [link to this day]

• the High Kings - Birchmere
• Judas Priest, Saxon, and Black Star Riders - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• National Philharmonic: Spirited Brahms - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita - AMP
• SPHINXtravaganza Debut Artists - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Monday, 19 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Coast Modern - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 20 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Billie Eilish - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Wednesday, 21 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Altan - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Betty Who - 9:30 Club
• Born Ruffians - DC9
• Robin Trower - Birchmere
• the Wedding Present and Terry de Castro - Rock & Roll Hotel


Thursday, 22 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Agent Orange - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dan Auerbach & the Easy Eye Sound Revue featuring Robert Finley & Shannon Shaw, with Shannon & the Clams - 9:30 Club
• Porches - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Friday, 23 March 2018 [link to this day]

• The Joey Alexander Trio with Jamison Ross - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lucius (acoustic) and Ethan Gruska (solo) - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Marlon Williams - Rock & Roll Hotel (Make Way For Love Tour)
• Theo Katzman - DC9


Saturday, 24 March 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Rachmaninoff's Transcendent Fantasy - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center)
• Glen Hansard - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 9:30 Club
• Palm and the Spirit of the Beehive - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Time Machine: Back to the USA! - Lisner Auditorium


Sunday, 25 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Walk Off the Earth - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 27 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Mike + the Mechanics - Birchmere
• Rob Bell and Peter Rollins - Lincoln Theatre
• S. Carey and Gordi - DC9


Wednesday, 28 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Drew Kid (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 29 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Diego El Cigala - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 31 March 2018 [link to this day]

• Brent Cobb & Them - DC9 (Ain't A Road Too Long US Tour 2018)
Million Dollar Quartet - Strathmore (Music Center)
• ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre


Monday, 2 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Cigarettes After Sex - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 3 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Superchunk and Swearin' - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Superorganism - Rock & Roll Hotel


Wednesday, 4 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Ana Moura - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• David Lindley - Jammin' Java
• Ought - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Screaming Females, Thou, and HIRS - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Yo La Tengo - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 5 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Dirkschneider, A Sound of Thunder, and Cyber Strike - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 6 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Anderson East and Devon Gillfilian - 9:30 Club
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere (The Way Out West Tour)
• Ranky Tanky - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 7 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Aaron Diehl Trio - 6th & I
• a BandHouse Gigs Tribute to Leon Russell - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Symphonic Dances - Strathmore (Music Center)
• EDEN and Vérité - 9:30 Club
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere (The Way Out West Tour)
• Why Don't We - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Invitation Tour)


Sunday, 8 April 2018 [link to this day]

• the Boston Pops: Esplanade Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center - 2 PM & 7 PM)
• Cameron Crozman (cello) - debut artist - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• L.A. Salami - DC9
• Lorde, Run the Jewels, and Mitski - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]


Wednesday, 11 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Chao Tian (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Franz Ferdinand - 9:30 Club
• Max Raabe & Palast Orchester - Lincoln Theatre


Thursday, 12 April 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Vegas Nights with Frankie Moreno - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Michael Brown (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 14 April 2018 [link to this day]

• The 2018 Aca-Challenge, hosted by Deke Sharon - 6th & I
• the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC: Small Ensembles Extravaganza - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• National Philharmonic: School for Lovers - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Red Molly - the Hamilton
• They Might Be Giants - 9:30 Club


Monday, 16 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Judah & the Lion, Colony House, and Tall Heights - 9:30 Club
• P!nk - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (Beautiful Trauma World Tour)
• the West Wing Weekly (Live) - Lincoln Theatre


Tuesday, 17 April 2018 [link to this day]

• P!nk - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (Beautiful Trauma World Tour)


Wednesday, 18 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Kamelot, Delain, and Battle Beast - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 19 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Clean Bandit - 9:30 Club
• Fred Hersch Trio - AMP
• John McCutcheon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Friday, 20 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Scrap Arts Music - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 21 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 22 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Air Play - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Alan Doyle - the Hamilton
• John Corigliano 8.0 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Journeyman (Eric Clapton tribute) - AMP
• The Weepies: Hideaway 10-year anniversary tour - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 24 April 2018 [link to this day]

• the Darkness - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Steven Wilson and Paul Draper - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 25 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Chao Tian (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 26 April 2018 [link to this day]

• Just Call Me God starring John Malkovich - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 27 April 2018 [link to this day]

• 31st Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Alan Jackson - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Honky Tonk Highway Tour)
• BSO Off the Cuff: Tchaikovsky with Balanchine - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Calexico and Ryley Walker - Lincoln Theatre


Saturday, 28 April 2018 [link to this day]

• 31st Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Brian Fallon & the Howling Weather and Caitlin Rose - 9:30 Club
• Janis Ian - Birchmere
• National Philharmonic: Northern Lights - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 29 April 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Tchaikovsky with Balanchine - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Echosmith - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 11/20/17)
• the Soft Moon and Boy Harsher - DC9


Tuesday, 1 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Carpenter Brut - 9:30 Club
• Protest the Hero - Rock & Roll Hotel (Fortress 10-Year Anniversary Tour)


Thursday, 3 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Madeleine Peyroux - Birchmere


Saturday, 5 May 2018 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 6 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Bahamas - 9:30 Club
• Nathan Gunn featuring pianist Julie Gunn - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Tom Jones - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Tom Misch - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Tuesday, 8 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Kygo and Blackbear - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]


Wednesday, 9 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Cecily (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 10 May 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Raiders of the Lost Ark - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Under the Streetlamp - Birchmere


Saturday, 12 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Chelsey Green & the Green Project - 6th & I


Saturday, 19 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Brandi Carlile - The Anthem [901 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC]
• BSO: Liszt & Brahms - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Fratellis and Blood Red Shoes - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 22 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Hammerfall, Flotsam & Jetsam, and Omnislash - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 23 May 2018 [link to this day]

• Cecily (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 25 May 2018 [link to this day]

• the Kooks and Barns Courtney - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/4/17)


Thursday, 31 May 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Gershwin's Piano Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 2 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Trans*America - Lincoln Theatre
• National Philharmonic: 100th Anniversary of Poland's Independence - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 3 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Trans*America - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Sean McCann (of Great Big Sea) - Jammin' Java


Monday, 4 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Khalid - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (the Roxy Tour)


Tuesday, 5 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Tim McGraw & Faith Hill - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Soul2SOul the World Tour 2018)


Saturday, 9 June 2018 [link to this day]

• BSO: Shostakovich's Hidden Themes - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 13 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Josanne Francis (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Sunday, 17 June 2018 [link to this day]

• U2 - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (the Experience + Innocence Tour 2018)
• Yann Tierson - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 12/5/17)


Monday, 18 June 2018 [link to this day]

• U2 - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (the Experience + Innocence Tour 2018)


Friday, 22 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Tower of Power - Birchmere (50th Anniversary Shows)


Saturday, 23 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Tower of Power - Birchmere (50th Anniversary Shows)


Sunday, 24 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center)


Wednesday, 27 June 2018 [link to this day]

• Josanne Francis (artist in residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Tuesday, 3 July 2018 [link to this day]

• Sam Smith - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (The Thrill Of It All Tour)


Sunday, 15 July 2018 [link to this day]

• Shania Twain - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (Now Tour)


Sunday, 22 July 2018 [link to this day]

• Weeer and Pixies - Jiffy Lube Live


Thursday, 26 July 2018 [link to this day]

• Eagles and James Taylor & His All-Star Band - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]


Friday, 31 August 2018 [link to this day]

• Niall Horan - Jiffy Lube Live (Flicker World Tour)


Tuesday, 25 September 2018 [link to this day]

• Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience featuring Ramin Djawadi - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center)


Tuesday, 2 October 2018 [link to this day]

• Maroon 5 - Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center) (Red Pill Blues Tour)