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Archive: 2017


Sunday, 1 January 2017 [link to this day]

• David Bromberg Quintet - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Duran Duran - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Girma Beyene and Feedel Band - Bossa
• Jamal Gray's tribute to yasiin bey (formerly Mos Def) featuring Nag Champa Art Ensemble, Oshun, the Cornel West Theory, DJ Underdog - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Phillip "Doc" Martin - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Safety Third and Red Light Distraction - IOTA Club & Café
• Wale & Friends - Fillmore Silver Spring (6th Annual New Year's Day Show)
• Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) with special guests - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Monday, 2 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Cherry Poppin' Daddies - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 1 - Never Born to Follow, Painting the Moon, Traffic Jam, HyeTension, Mending Fences, Rabid Flash Mob, L.A.T.O., Full Power Blues - Jammin' Java
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Virgin Birth, Ether, Destroyer of Man, Tomb Warden, and Neck Breather - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Wes Felton and Asheru: in honor of Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) with special guests - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Tuesday, 3 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Chemistry Project - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 2 - Karrigas, Fuse, Young Poet, Red Version, Soldiers of Suburbia, Suburbia, Catchin' Toads, the Earls of Kent - Jammin' Java
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: Zumba dance fitness fusion class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Let the Music Play: A Benefit Jam Concert to Aid area musician Mike Pryor - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• NSO In Your Neighborhood - Anacostia Arts Center [1231 Good Hope Rd SE, WDC]
• Polarity, To Live As Wolves, Delenda, Castor's Hollow, Arc of the Sun, and Treazon - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Team Familiar - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Zachary Ryan Parkman, Anthony Sepulveda, Jeffree Allen, and Laurel Halsey - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 4 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bill Heid - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Cerphe Colwell and Stephen Moore: Cerphe's Up: A Musical Life with Bruce Springsteen, Little Feat, Frank Zappa, Tom Waits, CSNY, and Many More - Politics & Prose [5015 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Cherry Poppin' Daddies and the Judy Chops - the Hamilton
• Dan Barry - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Dude Ranch & the Girl at the Rock Show (Blink 182 tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 3 - AlanMichael, Neurotic, Sunshine Hysteria, A Note Two Self, Vim & Vigor, Sheila, Fellowcraft, Monday Mistress - Jammin' Java
• Jayme Stone's Lomax Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Malevich, Haz Lo Correcto, Neck Breather, and Anjos - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Miramar - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• NSO In Your Neighborhood Kick-Off Concert - Arena Stage [1000 6th St SW, WDC]
• Prince Tribute Show with Junie from EU - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rat Pack, Blue Smiley, Brandon Can't Dance, and Go Cozy - the Playroom [Friendship Heights]
• the Vibesmen, Del Florida, and Hungry on Monday - Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church [3401 Nebrasca Ave NW, WDC]


Thursday, 5 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Alejandro Escovedo - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 11/29/16)
• August Burns Red - Fillmore Silver Spring (Messengers 10 Year Anniversary Tour)
• Bag of Humans, Joy on Fire, and Electric Prophets - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Curse Words, Cutting Teeth, and Treble Lifter - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Dos Santos and Los Sadicos - Bossa
• Eric Sommer and Futura Yellow (featuring Bill of Star Fk Radium) - IOTA Club & Café
• Fat Heaven, Schroeder, and Vera Bradley - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #16 - Prelims Night 4 - the Firnats, Oryssa, Hallow 14, pulses., Box Era, the Bottle Shop, District Sky Punch, the Internal Frontier - Jammin' Java
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Ladybugs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nightsong - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Promise of Redemption (Shane Henderson of Valencia), Triangle Shirt Factore, and Selfhelpme - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Ray Rocket (Teenage Bottlerocket), Garrett Dale, and Elway - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sonny Landreth and Sarah Borges - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Twisted Pine - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 6 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Adele & the Uprising - IOTA Club & Café
• Backyard Band, Team Familiar, and DJ Rico - Verizon Center (Wizards Friday Night Concert Series - Go-Go Night)
• Bad Influence Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Morrissey / Smiths tribute) - State Theatre
• Happy Birthday Ziggy Stardust featuring Life On Mars (David Bowie tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Jim Gaffigan - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Jimmie's Chicken Shack - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lettuce and Tauk - 9:30 Club
• the New Romance - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Paper Trail, Gator King, Departed, Iron Price, and Consumed with Hatred - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Pedro Coquenao (know as Batida) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Popa Chubby - the Hamilton
• Roam Winterfest! - Birchmere
• Small Dad, Ai (Charlie Down), Spit-Take, and RoswellDebacle - the Love + Solidarity Collective (formerly the Lamont Street Collective) [439 Park Rd NW, WDC]
• the Split Seconds, Dot Dash, and Canker Blossom - DC9
• Sunshine Hysteria, A MARC Train Home, Little Lungs, Pinkwench, and Normal State - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Tone Rangers and Vox Pop - Jammin' Java
• the Winter Throwdown - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 7 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Accidents, Canker Blossom, Free Children of Earth, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• Beanie Sigel and Freeway - Baltimore SoundStage
• the British Invasion Years - State Theatre
• Brooks Long, Dos Santos Antibeat Orquesta, and Johnny Popcorn - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• BSO: Tchaikovsky's Pathetique - Strathmore (Music Center)
Cabin Fever Fest: BackBlast, Hellpie, Encasing Embrace, One Slack Mind, GI9, LORD, Oberris, Silence the Blind, Unsullied, Croatoan - Bunker Sports Café [510 E Market St, Leesburg, VA]
• Chain & the Gang (live), Cinema Hearts (live), Dawkins (live), How To Dress Well (DJ set), DJ Lisa Frank, and a screening of A Lot of Sorrow (collaboration between Ragnar Kjartansson and The National) - Hirshhorn Museum [700 Independence Ave SW, WDC] (Ragnarock: Late Night Event sponsored by BYT)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Defibulators - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Electric Peacock Dance Band feat Michael Scoglio (formerly of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Girlfriend in a Coma (Smiths/Morrissey tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Governess, Dump Him, Kid Claws, and Prearie Sol - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• the Great Zucchini - Jammin' Java (11 AM Matinee Show)
• Hungry on Monday and Del Florida - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards - AMP (10:30 AM show - Kids' pajama jam party)
• Jim Gaffigan - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Koshari (CD release show), Derek Evry & the Rhythm Section (full band), and Tone - IOTA Club & Café
• Lettuce and Tauk - 9:30 Club
• the Michael Clem Band and No Fuss & Feathers - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Evening Show)
• Modern Nomad, Tomato Dodgers, Duskwhales, Reagan Cats, and Goodside - the Playroom [Friendship Heights]
• Nelly's Echo (album release show), Band of Us, Jocelyn Faro, and Ebb & Nova - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Pinkerton Raid, Bearcat Wildcat, and Calamity Row - DC9
• REV909: Daft Punk/French House Tribute & Indie Dance Classics with Will Eastman and Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Roam Winterfest! - Birchmere
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Thomas Cassell Project - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Title Fight, Give, and Westpoint - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Veronneau - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)


Sunday, 8 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Alessio Bax (piano) and Lucille Chung (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Celtic Celebration for the New Year featuring Maggie Sansone with Seth Kibel, Andrea Hoag, Paul Oorts, and Matthew Bell - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Exnations, Friends at the Falls, Dreamcatcher, and A MARC Train Home - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Fractal Cat, the Radiographers, and the Duskwhales - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• José André - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Justin Townes Earle and Dawn Landes - Birchmere
• Kandace Springs - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Light Beams and Warm Sun - Galaxy Hut
• Madball and Brick By Brick - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Secret Annika, Teen Mortgage, and Meatbot - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Silent on Fifth Street, Vanity Strikes, the New Reign, Artifacts, Chivalry's Not Dead, Alukah, Across the White Water Tower, Red Chief's Ransom - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• T-Rextasy, Free Cake for Every Creature, and Julian - Comet Ping Pong
Two Inch Astronaut and Very Fresh - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC] CANCELLED
• Urchin, Misled Youth, Sedative, and Bacchae - Chill Factory [DIY Space in NW WDC] (Standing Rock Benefit)


Monday, 9 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Acid Dad, Ian Sweet, and Teen Mortgage - DC9
• Community Center, Bells & Hunters, and Emily Henry - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Dover Quartet - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
Fluoride, Vile Creature, Synodus Horrenda, and Bruised Ego - Skramden Yards [Baltimore DIY space] MOVED TO THE SIDEBAR
• lack String - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Liza Anne and Milo in the Doldroms - Jammin' Java
• Marqueal Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• MetroSongs Live - Galaxy Hut
• Personal Space and Adam Finchler - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• This City Called Earth, El Americano, and Milkmen - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Vile Creatures, Fluoride, Synodus Horrenda, and Bruised Ego - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Moved from Skramden Yards)


Tuesday, 10 January 2017 [link to this day]

• August Winters, Paper Trails, Toxic Crew, Anonymous, and Lucid Traveller - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Breaking Benjamin - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Davidson College Jazz Ensemble - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: street pop jazz/Prince tribute dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Marcus D. Wiley, Small Fire, and Sean Sarvis Live - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Pop-Up Tintype Studio with Justin T. Gellerson - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Red Sea, Redline Graffiti, and Palette - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• the Solo Projekt, Deep Creek, Birds for Eyes, and Castle of a Genre - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)


Wednesday, 11 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bob Sima - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Chris Urquiaga - Strathmore (Mansion)
• iva Jean Ambush - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Jail Solidarity, Lugweight, and Broken Grids - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Jojo Abot - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Judge, Killing Time, F*ck You Pay Me, Search (members of Mouthpiece, Turning Point, Floorpunch), and WarXGames - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Louis C.K. - DAR Constitution Hall
• Michael Feinberg Trio with Noah Preminger & Ian FromanEarl Carter & Phillip "Doc" Martin - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Orchester Prazevica and Black Masala - Bossa
• Stephen Lynch - Birchmere (the My Old Heart Tour)
• Stephen Spano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Toasters and the Captivators - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 12 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Bad Robot Jones and the Meer - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Bleach Bones, Harpo, and Dope Francis - DC9
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Carter Lou & the Project, Classified Frequency, and Elizabeth II - Jammin' Java
• Chris Mann (The Voice) - AMP
• Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven - 9:30 Club
• Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - Live - Lisner Auditorium
• Foehammer, Brainpan, Fluoride, Extant Deth, and Bruised Ego - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Benefit for Casa Ruby)
• godheadSilo and Corey J Brewer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• ill.Gates and KJ Sawka - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Inscape Chamber Orchestra - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: Afro-Cuban salsa dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kings of Leon - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] - sold out
• Louis C.K. - DAR Constitution Hall
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Park Snakes, the Red Fetish, Prearie Sol, and Time Is Fire - Bossa
• Pressing Strings with Little Bird, Mo Lowda, and Kendall Street Company - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Retch & Meyhem Lauren - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 11/7/16)
Run the Jewels, the Gaslamp Killer, Spark Master Tape, and Cuz - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out POSTPONED DUE TO WATER MAIN BREAK
• Small Dad, Fern Mayo, Human People, and Flowerbomb - Comet Ping Pong
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Stephen Lynch - Birchmere (the My Old Heart Tour)
• Thee Lexington Arrows, Hand Me Downs, and Whiff - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Friday, 13 January 2017 [link to this day]

• 1973 Album Tribute Show: Covered With Jam (performing Stevie Wonder's Innervisions) and Revelator Hill featuring Jonathan Sloan (performing Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert) - IOTA Club & Café
• Aaron "Ab" Abernathy - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Hometown Sounds)
• Aerial View, Walakalala, Money for Drugs, Cool Baby, Swan Song, and Lies Kill - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Appetite for Destruction (Guns N Roses tribute) and Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Badfish (Sublime tribute) and Higher Education - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Bobby Thompson - IOTA Club & Café NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Bruce Bruce & Rickey Smiley - Warner Theatre
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Burt the Dirt - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Comedy Get Down featuring Cedric "The Entertainer", Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, and Charlie Murphy - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Streisand presented by The American Pops - Lisner Auditorium
• Eddie From Ohio and Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden - Birchmere
• Frankie Ballard - the Hamilton
• Gentle Men (album release show) featuring Neel Singh (Drop Electric), Ryan Buell (Kabob-Otaj), Asher Meerovich (Tomato Dodgers), Zack Be (Cartoon Weapons), Eric Brightfield (Yo No Say), Sam Mosqueira-Anaya, Gena Photiadis (Of Tomorrow), David Klein (Aztec Sun), Elizabeth Silard - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Good Time Boys, Sex Type Thing, and Lithium - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hand Me Downs, Dissonance, and Spur - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Heavy Breathing and Sunwolf - Comet Ping Pong
• IONA - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Iron Man, Foghound, Book of Wyrms, and Faith in Jane - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Lez Zeppelin - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Liv Warfield - Howard Theatre
• Lotus - 9:30 Club
• Louis C.K. - DAR Constitution Hall
• Luther Re-Lives - AMP
• Maggie Rogers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 11:30 AM)
Norm MacDonald - Lincoln Theatre POSTPONED
• Owen Danoff and Matt McAndrew - Jammin' Java
• Pusha T presented by Dream Bigger Live - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Red Sammy - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Saturday, 14 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bayside Tigers - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Big O & Dukes present Wrinkle Neck Mules - Jammin' Java
• Brazil Passion - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
• A Celebration of the Life and Music of Urban Verbs Guitarist Robert Goldstein - featuring Urban Verbs songs performed by 7 Door Sedan, Martha Hull, Abaad Behram, Mark Farre, Dange Painters with Brendan Canty Mike Thorne, Xyra with Flight of Odin, Slickee Boys, Lulu Lewis, Urban Verbs 3.0 - 9:30 Club (1 PM Show - free)
• Chris Emerson & Ty Bennett and Spencer Scholes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• DC Laugh-A-Thon: Corey Holcomb, Don "DC" Curry, Earthquake, Red Grant, Chico Bean - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Eddie From Ohio and Jake Amerding - Birchmere - sold out
Fest In Peace! - Subject to Change, BraceFace, Pain!, Trigger 13, Vivid Vertigo, Sextia N'eight, 96 Olympics, eLynntric, Party Poson, the Meer, Ryan's Acoustic Riot, Beatnik Termites, Deadbeat Holiday - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Firing Squad, Oblivonation, and Cerebral - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Foghound and Dee Calhoun - Oliver Brewing Company [4216 Shannon Dr, Baltimore, MD] (Noon - Crown of Lies Tasting Room Release)
• Forth Wanderers and Half Waif - Comet Ping Pong
• Gonzo's Nose - Farewell Show - State Theatre - sold out
• Greg Brown - the Hamilton
• Insect Factory, Pat Cain, and Dura - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Presented by Surfacing Records)
• J. Phlip and Dansman - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
Jazz & Freedom Festival: Jazz & Freedom Quartet, Reformance Artists, Janel Leppin, Akua Allrich, MBowie & the Blast, and a panel: "Jazz & Justice in a Changing Capital" with Parisa Bonita Norouzi, Aaron Myers, and Katea Stitt - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC] (Presented by CapitalBop)
• Karen Jonas, Emily Henry, and Olivia Mancini - IOTA Club & Café
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Laurel Canyon: Golden Songs of Los Angeles 1966-1972 presented by Newmyer Flyer - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Lotus - 9:30 Club
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Philharmonic: Bach Double - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Sir Mark Elder, conductor) with Jeremy Denk (piano) - Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh, Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major, and Stravinsky's The Firebird suite - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Onespot Fringehead, Dirty Lives, and Val Yumm - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Originators, Rocket City Riot, the Control, and Soldiers of Suburbia - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Piers Faccini - 6th & I
• Pluto's Not a Planet!, Caz Gardiner, and the Glimpses - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Pressing Strings, Little Bird, and Mo Lowda & the Humble - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Railsplitter, Washers, and American Television - Velvet Lounge (Benefit for International Rescue Committee)
the Reagan Years and As If (90s tribute) - Howard Theatre POSTPONED TO 8/4/17
• Ruiner, Cloak/Dagger, WarXGames, and Margins (ex-Double Dagger) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Story District's Top Shelf - Lincoln Theatre
• Tal Shtuhl - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tristan Welch and Ron Oshima (CD Release Party) - Mobius Records [10409 Main St, Suite D, Fairfax, VA]


Sunday, 15 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Betsayda Machado with La Parranda El Clavo - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bobby V & Lil Mo, Scola from Dru Hill, Average Joe, Jerzey Shawn, and Chop Johnson - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Brown Chattertocks (a cappella) - Friends Meeting of Washington [2111 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (2:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• BSO: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bud, Not Buddy - Terence Blanchard - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - 2 PM & 4:30 PM)
• Cherry Glazerr and Slow Hollows - DC9 - sold out
• Chris Carmack - the Hamilton
• City of Caterpillar, Pygmy Lush, and Malady - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Dark & Twisted featuring Ultra Naté - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Eddie From Ohio and Peyton Tochterman - Birchmere
• Hot Club of Baltimore - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• In Gratitude (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• King Giant, Weed is Weed, and US Bastards - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Lucas Brode /Nate Scheible / Luke Stewart and Ian McColm / Mattson Ogg - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• the Maccabeats and Naturally 7 - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD] (Two shows - 1:30 PM & 5:30 PM)
• Memories of the King - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Music School at Jammin Java's Main Stage Open Mic Showcase - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Nuclears and Spirit Plots - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Rare Essence & Friends - Howard Theatre (3rd Annual MLK Birthday Celebration)
• Stanley Jordan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Swearingen & Kelli - the music of Simon & Garfunkel - Jammin' Java
• To Follow Apollo - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World - 2 PM)


Monday, 16 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Anthony David and Carol Riddick - Birchmere
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Daring For Glory, Goose Club, Better Homes, and Little Volcanoes - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Dwayne Adell Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Eric Gales and the Charles Wright Trio - Howard Theatre
• the Grasping Straws, Deb Felz Band, and Pagan Reagan - Galaxy Hut
Let Freedom Ring! featuring Gladys Knight and the Let Freedom Ring Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• Mussa from Ambassadors of Morning and Lost Civilizations - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Phantogram - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Ted Leo, Max Levine Ensemble, Trophy Wife, Laughing Man, Head Roc, and Lilo Gonzalez - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Positive Force DC Benefit for We Are Family DC)
• Zach Williams (of the Lone Bellow) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 17 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Anthony David - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• D.R.A.M., River Tiber, and Ari Lennox - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Ian Sweet and Ancient Dad - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Musicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Peter Fraize (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Reel Big Fish and Anti-Flag - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sharptooth, Hydra Kill, the Machinist, Wither, and Cool Out - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• Tom Chaplin (of Keane) - Lincoln Theatre
• the Young Senators Reloaded - Howard Theatre
• Zach Williams (of the Lone Bellow) and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java - sold out


Wednesday, 18 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Carl Cornwell Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Cigarette, Governess, and Scanners - Black Cat (Backstage - a benefit for the DC Abortion Fund)
• Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Langston Kerman - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Davy Knowles and Nick Schnebelen - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from Lost Civilizations - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Geneva Renee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kyle Morton (from Typhoon) and Allen Tate - 6th & I (Downstairs)
• the Lemon Twigs and Cut Worms - DC9 - sold out
• Luke Wade (Only Ghosts album release) and Jesse Ruben - Jammin' Java
• Plaid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)
• Red Not Chili Peppers and Ms. Sara - Howard Theatre
• Roosevelt Dime and the Herd of Main Street - Gypsy Sally's
• Sevyn Streeter, Alonzo Bereal, Blush, and Tenea Jenelle - Baltimore SoundStage
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• the Slants (acoustic) - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Conversation & Concert after their appearance in front of the Supreme Court of the US)
• Snir Yamen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Wax Tailor and L'Orange - 9:30 Club
• Wednesday 13 and Bourbon Crow (acoustic show) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Thursday, 19 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, DJ Zone, and Homeboy Sandman - Baltimore SoundStage
• Alisa Weilerstein, Inon Barnatan, and Anthony McGill - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Artificial Brain, Cognitive, Condemn the Infected, and Perihelion - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Big Thief and Sam Evian - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bo Dacious & Liz Russo - AMP
Cloakroom, Pinkwash, and Jaye Jayle - DC9 CANCELLED
• Common and the National - 9:30 Club (Show Up! Free show - benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• the Congress and the Dawn Drapes - Gypsy Sally's (Obama's Mic-Drop: A Presidential Goodbye Party)
Damion Wolfe - IOTA Club & Café NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• David Lee Jones - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from The Mantis - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• DJ Sega, Steven Faith, and Mathias - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Eastern Standard Time and Control This - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (BlueBeat DC January)
• Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Immortal Technique feat. Poison Pen & DJ Static, Jeff Rosenstock (solo), Rebel Diaz, Sammus, and Evan Greer + Taina Asili (acoustic) - Rock & Roll Hotel (Disrupt J20: A Benefit for Diverse City Fund)
• a Marcus Johnson Experience: For the Love of . . . Music, Wine, Life - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Musicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Gianandrea Noseda, conductor) with Jon Kimura Parker (piano) - Williams's Suite from Lincoln, Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Bernstein's Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK, Williams's Suite from J.F.K., and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
Peace Ball: Voices of Hope and Resistance: Solange, Esperanza Spalding, and more - National Museum of African American History and Culture [1400 Constitution Avenue NW, WDC]
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Run the Jewels, the Gaslamp Killer, Spark Master Tape, and Cuz - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] (Rescheduled from 1/12/17)
• Scott Slay & the Rail - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC]
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House)
• Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, Jennifer Holliday, Jon Voight, The Piano Guys, Lee Greenwood, RaviDrums, and The Frontmen of Country - Lincoln Memorial [Washington, DC] (Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration)
• TV Girl, Poppet, and Johnny Fantastic - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Twopianists - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 20 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Ailyn Pérez (soprano) & Kim Pensinger Witman (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Anti-Inauguration: Naomi Klein, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Anand Gopal, and more - Lincoln Theatre
• Bass Nation Presents: Kayzo's Doghouse Takover with Funtcase and Armnhmr - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ben Nicky and Crazy 88s - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Better Off Dead and Ten Feet Tall - Jammin' Java
• the Darkest Timeline and the Outskirts - VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from the Orchid and California Accent - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Don't Tell Me This Town Ain't Got No Heart ft. the Bureau of Sabotage: John Kadlecik (formerly of Further, DSO), Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company, Allman Bros Band), Aron Magner (Disco Biscuits), Jeff Franca (Thievery Corp) - Gypsy Sally's - sold out
• Eric Andre - DC9 - sold out
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kevin Fowler - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lucy's Letdown, Monday Mistress, Stump Devils, Goose Club, and Red Version - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Mike P. Ryan and Ultrafaux - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mirror Factory, Caz, and Like Vices - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• No Thanks: A Night of Anti-Fascist Sound Resistance in the Capital of the USA featuring Waxahatchee (solo), Sadie Dupuis, Pure Disgust, Flasher, Free Children of Earth, Mark Ribot, Irreversible Ways Ensemble (Luke Stewart, Camae Ayewa, Mark Cisneros, Keir Neuringer, Jamal Moore, Anthony Pirog, Janel Leppin, Ian McColm), Mellow Diamond, Annie Stokes Band, Jonny Grave, Evan Greer, Priests, Abby Martin, Ruby Corado, and Kevin Erickson - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for Casa Ruby and ONE DC)
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival: Lee Taylor, Saw Black, Kate Faust, Andrew Works, Olivia & the Mates, Oh He Dead, Lisa Said, Solace Sovay, Kid Claws, Elizabeth II - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Pictureplane, Chiffon, Everything, and Hi$to - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Public Access T.V., Splashh, and the Britanys - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Signal Driver, Bombenkinder, and the Adam Crouse Project - Fish Head Cantina [4802 Benson Ave, Halethorpe, MD]
• Sirsy and Fractal Cat - IOTA Club & Café
• Songs of Protest, Songs of Triumph with Shenandoah Run - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Steve Gunn, Lee Ranaldo, Meg Baird, and special guests Thurston Moore, Georgia Hubley (Yo La Tengo), Rick Brown ($75 Dollar Bill), & Sue Garner - Rock & Roll Hotel
• TinVulva, LegZ, and Amy Klein - Buckeye + Bear [1730 M St NW, WDC] (Anti-Inauguration Rock Benefit Show)
• Vermin Supreme, Rob Potylo, and Matthew Silver - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• the Wee Trio - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Saturday, 21 January 2017 [link to this day]

• 2 Dope Queens (Live Podcast Recording) hosted by Phoebe Robinson and Broad City's Ilana Glazer - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
A Fool's Paradise - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Aerial View and Din - The Record Exchange [8642 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD] (6 PM Show)
• Alice Bag: Reading and Acoustic Performance - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• All Torn Up!, Copstabber, the Unabaombers, and Bust Off. - Franklin Square Park [901 5th St NW, WDC] (4 PM - Protest against Trump's Inauguration)
• ANMHE, the Delarcos, XK Scenario, Violet Ripkin, and Too Soon Jokes - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Antiball with Antibalas and Friends: including Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), Kimya Dawson, Trixie Whitley, Holly Miranda, Elena Canlas & Domenica Fossati (Underground Systems), Jeffrey Lewis, Kat Wright, Dia Luna & Stuart Bogie (Superhuman Happiness), Miles Francis, Teen, and more - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• the Band of Heathens (album release show) and the National Reserve - Gypsy Sally's
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Brood, Thee Lexington Arrows, Bidet, Humanmania, Assless Chaps, and Station - Ottobar (Baltimore) (A Rememberance of Erik Petersen)
• BSO: Brahms' Symphony NO. 1 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Burn & Bleed, Exemptus, Terminal Resolution, Optimist Prime, Visceral Violation, and Ashes of Mankind - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD] (Metal Mayhem)
• Dat Feel Good and the Cheeky Binders - Mobtown Ballroom [861 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Dean Ween Group and Mike Dillon Band - Baltimore SoundStage
Directed Actions: Live Film Series - including live music from Jerry Busher, Dubpixels, and Tristan Welch - Capital Fringe [1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Electric Grandmother, Loi Loi, Catscan!, Michele Bachmann Overdrive, and Aggressive Pedestrian - Velvet Lounge (League of Frustrated Voters presents: a benefit for sea change)
• Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - Gordon Center for the Performing Arts at the Rosenbloom Owings Mill JCC [3506 Gynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD]
• Frankie amp; Betty, the Red Fetish, and Teething Veils - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] (Benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• Hammel on Trial Marc Smith - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Irresponsible, Tejas Singh Trio, and Tobin James - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Janelle Monae, Maxwell, Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls, Angelique Kidjo, Amber Coffman, Toshi Reagon, Samantha Ronson, Emily Wells, DJ Rekha, MC Lyte, St. Beauty, Beverly Bond, Alia Sharief, DJ Rimarkable, and Climbing PoeTree - Women's March - National Mall [Washington, DC]
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - IOTA Club & Café
• Kayne Twitty - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Laugh. Dance . . . Then Get to Work! - Sleater-Kinney, Ted Leo, Tig Notaro, the National, Janeane Garofalo, and more - 9:30 Club (A Night of Music & Comedy to Benefit Planned Parenthood) - sold out
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Max Ochs, Joseph Allred, Dr. Doom's Climate Climax Band, Rose Thomas & Bob Bannister, and Kohoutek - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Why2k17: Dr. Doom's Inauguration Party to benefit the DC Abortion Fund)
My America: DC Creates-Innovates-Unites - Elena & Los Fulanos, Brian Farrow & Friends, Pagan Reagan, Charmaine Michelle - Edgewood Arts Center [3415 8th St NE, WDC]
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival: lowercase letters, Handsome Hound, War on Women (workshop/acoustic performance), Jasmine Gillison, Go Cozy, Kino Kimono, Thrust Club, Menage a Garage, FuzzQueen, Mountain Jew - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Our DC featuring Eau Claire & Madame Gandhi, Ayes Cold, Vanniety Kills, Jacq Jill - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)
• the Return (Beatles tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Riff Raff with DJ Afterthought, Dolla Bill Gates, Owey, Peter Jackson, Young Tom - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Robbie Schaefer: A Concert to Support Syrian Refugees - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House - 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Sungazing Homecoming with Body Thief, Ceremony, Phantom Lanterns - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
• Susto, Blue Healer, and Heyrocco - DC9
• We Were Black Clouds, Foxhall Stacks, and Loud Boyz - Comet Ping Pong - sold out


Sunday, 22 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the 33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala - Jammin' Java
• 4x4: Ephemeral Architectures - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Aaron Tveit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Association - Birchmere
• Boy Harsher, Escap-ism, Video Blue, and Swan Meat - Safari DC [4306 Georga Ave NW, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Brad Marquis Sings Sam Cooke (Sam Cooke birthday brunch) - Howard Theatre (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• the Buzz and the Caribbean - Galaxy Hut
• Caveman Cult, Genocide Pact, Athame, and Michael Young x Alex Strama x Isa Leal - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Concussion Theory, Calm the Waters, 32 Pints, and Neurotic - Velvet Lounge
• Crawling Manifest, Encasing Embrace, Silent on Fifth Street, Exemptus, the Collaterals, Delenda, Brotherhood, Existential, Sycamyre, and Paid in Full - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dashboard Confessional - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Douglas Taurel: The American Soldier - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Drunken Sufis, Mzungu, and PraxisCat - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Frost Fest 2017: Luminosity, Vitality, the Averist, the New Reign, Hejira, Nexon, Isenmor, In Dog Years I'm Dead, Ashes of Mankind, Emerge a Tyrant - Baltimore SoundStage
• Goodside, Aerial View, Older Notes, Bust Off, and Lies Kill - Xtreme Haus [DIY space in Silver Spring, MD]
• H.O.W. (Hannah Olivegren of Zomes), Light Beams (feat. Justin Moyer, Sam Lavine, and Arthur Noll), and Aaron Leitko - Bossa
• Hungry on Monday, McCoy & Addison, and Suburbia - Epicure Café [11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA]
• Into Another, Supertouch, and High Disciple - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Khalid - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (The Location Tour)
• Mark G. Meadows Quintet - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Gianandrea Noseda, conductor) with Jon Kimura Parker (piano) - Williams's Suite from Lincoln, Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Bernstein's Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK, Williams's Suite from J.F.K., and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 3 PM)
• Not My Inauguration Music/Arts/Wellness Festival: Yoga/reiki brunch with live reading by Rachel Anne Warren - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Roy Ayers Joey DeFrancesco Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sevyn Streeter, Alonzo Bereal, and Blush - Howard Theatre
• Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture - Kennedy Center (Opera House - 1:30 PM)
• Snenandoah: 30th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 4 PM All Ages Matinee & 7 PM 21+ evening show)
• Tokyo Police Club and Charly Bliss - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Two Ton Twig - IOTA Club & Café


Monday, 23 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Adam Ant and Glam Skanks - Lincoln Theatre (King of the Wild Frontier Live 2017) - sold out
• Anna Connolly and Don Zientara - Galaxy Hut
• Geoff Gallante (trumpet prodigy) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: Sass Jazz dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nice Breeze, Ara Casey & Chase Willett, and Cecilia Turtwig Staggers (of Lighthouse Row) - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC] (Sisters of the Golden Gloom Presents - a Benefit for Planned Parenthood)
• Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 24 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Cold Cave and Drab Majesty - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD] - sold out
• Marc Broussard, Jamie McLean Band, and Grant Stinnett - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• New Athens, Hungry on Monday, Del Florida, and Witches Brew - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
Pamela Frank & Friends - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts) CANCELLED
• the Philadelphia Orchestra (music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin) with guest Louis Lortie - Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Ruined Mouth Gang and Eze Jackson - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tinsley Ellis: Red Clay Soul (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Upstate Rubdown, Damn Tall Buildings, and Lotion Princess - the Giant Peach [Petworth DIY Space, WDC]
• Ushindi Performance Troupe - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 25 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band and the Plate Scrapers - Gypsy Sally's
• Bettye LaVette and Eric Byrd Trio - the Hamilton
• the Brains and the Delta Bombers - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Rockabilly Riot)
• Chris Urquiaga - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Cold Cave, Drab Majesty, and Technophobia (DJ set) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Deandre Shaifer Quartet - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Justin Furstenfeld (of Blue October) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Kenny Wesley - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mary Ann Redmond - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Mobb Deep, Marlon Craft, Ras Nebyu, DJ K-Meta, and Sherif Mattar - U St Music Hall (8 PM show)
• Pat Metheny - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Phox and Cuddle Magic - 9:30 Club
• SaltmanKnowles - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Steve Siekkinen (of Questionsinletters) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Summer Cicada, Signal 30, Lies Kill, 96 Olympics, and Meatbot - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
Summer Cicada, Signal 30, and Lies Kill - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] No longer at this venue
• Zora String Quartet - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 38th Young Concert Artists Series)


Thursday, 26 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Adwela & the Uprising and the Elovaters - Gypsy Sally's
• Bronze Radio Return and Air Traffic Controller - the Hamilton
• BSO: A Tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Circus No. 9 and Andrew Tufano - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Community Center - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Compositions, Liz Meredith & Tim Wisniewski, and Bonnie Jones - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Eric Sommer, Damion Wolfe, and Futura Yellow (featuring Bill of Star Fk Radium) - IOTA Club & Café
• F1k and Paul Remund - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• Garland Jeffreys - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Haunter, Nate Scheible & Ian McColm, and Cover Up - 7DrumCity [1506 North Capitol St NW, WDC]
• Joan of Arc, Magas, and Monster Museum - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Judith Owen with Leland Sklar, Pedro Segundo, & Gabriella Swlallow - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Kate Dressed Up, Nina Gala, PInkwench, and A Day Without Love - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Kiss & Ride featuring Carly Harvey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Luke Combs, Muscadine Bloodline, and Tom O'Connor - 9:30 Club
• Mac McAnally and Scott Miller - Birchmere
• Mothers, Foozle, and Keeper - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Official Phyllis Hyman Experience featuring Marjorie Hughes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Shawn Mullins: My Stupid Heart - with Rick Brantley - Jammin' Java
• Xilent & Far Too Loud with EXXSV - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Friday, 27 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Alluvion, Code of Conduct, Of Tyrants, Genosha, Croatoan, Lord, and the Artisan - Rhodeside Grill [1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Angela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Basecamp and Lauv - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Bencoolen, the Danbees, and Tomato Dodgers - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Calm the Waters and the Great Heights Band - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Chaise Lounge - AMP
• Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Cigarettes After Sex and Libsyd Read - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM) - sold out
• Circa Survive, mewithoutYou, and Turnover - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (On Letting Go 10 Year Anniversary Tour)
• the El Mansouris and Young Rapids - Smith Public Trust [3514 12th St NE, WDC] (Release Party & Farewell Show)
• Emo Night Brooklyn featuring special guest DJ Ryan Key (from Yellowcard) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Garland Jeffreys Trio and Billy Coulter Trio - Jammin' Java
• Ginuwine and Tray Chaney - Howard Theatre
• Goose Club, Monday Mistress, and Red Version - Velvet Lounge
• Goya, Aneurysm, the Druids, and Dee Calhoun - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Gypsy Jam 3.0 featuring Covered with Jam & the Cactus Liquors with Gypsy Soul Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• the Infamous Stringdusters and the Brothers Comatose - 9:30 Club
• Insect Factory and Feedel Band - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Community Showcase)
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• Kate Dressed Up, A Day Without Love, and Abby Rasheed - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Oddisee and GoodCompany - 1525 Newton St NW, WDC
• Pandas, I Trust You to Kill Me, Faults, and Toothless - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Plrls, Lushpocketz, Flying Faders, and Mannersmanners - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Record Release Event)
• the Reagan Years (80s tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Rogue Johnson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Smithereens - State Theatre
• Staycation, Drop Electric, and Sunbathers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Whethan: Savage Tour with Party Pupils - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Words & Music: Jukebox Romance - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)


Saturday, 28 January 2017 [link to this day]

• the Alternate Routes and Me & My Brother - the Hamilton
• Angela Winbush - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Austra and Lafawndah - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bond St District, Chiffon, and Kotic Couture - DC9
• Claptone and Matt Nordstrom - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Classic Albums 1969: Alex Vans Bad Business (as the Stooges), Jonny Grave (as Led Zeppelin), Oh He Dead (as the Beatles) - IOTA Club & Café
• Community Center, Outcalls, Boat Burning, and Liberata - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Crystal Bowersox and Ken Yates - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dana Perino & Greg Gutfeld with Larry Gatlin - Warner Theatre
• Dave Kline - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Doubles, Narra, Cokestar, and Rat Pack - Club Penguin [DIY space in Silver Spring, MD]
• ELM (Electric Love Machine) and Box Era - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Four Bitchin' Babes - Birchmere
• Handsome Hound, Humble Fire, and Josh Miller - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Harley String Band and Mendi - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• High Voltage (AC/DC tribute) - State Theatre
• Ivy Sole - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• James "Blood" Ulmer - AMP
• Jason & Jyoti: Muldrow Meets Mingus - Kennedy Center (Atrium - the Crossroads Club)
• Lion's Den (album release), Imbued, Through the Wake, 86 Bullets, and Fast As Lightning - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mirror Factory and Hari Vasan - Velvet Lounge
• Mogwai play Atomic - 6th & I
• Morris Day & the Time - Howard Theatre
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Gidon Kremer (violin) - Weinberg's Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67 (NSO premiere) and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the New Stew (performign the album Bill Withers live at Carnegie Hall) featuring Corey Glover, Roosevelt Collier, Yonrico Scott, Dave Yoke, Jared Stone, Matt Slocum - Gypsy Sally's
• Nick Hakim - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• Ninja Nation Tour Feat. Datsik with Crizzly & Virtual Riot - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 11 AM & 1:30 PM)
• Screening of Tony Conrad - Completely in the Present - National Gallery of Art [4th & Constitution Ave NW, WDC] (East Building Auditorium - 2 PM)
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• the Smithereens - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Somniatis, Watersdeep, Rebel Hearts, the Meer, Zack Flack, and Kai Orion - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Acoustic Night)
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Tim Presley & Cate Le Bon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Sunday, 29 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Akua Allrich & the Tribe - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Anacostia Delta StoryTellers Concert - Creative Cauldron [410 S Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA] (Passport to the World)
• Bad Off, Years End, and the Danger of Falling - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Columbia Diminuendo - Part I: A New Work in 12 parts by the Holladay Brothers - Ulysses S. Grant Memorial at The United States Capitol, WDC (12-12:30 PM)
• Dan Fisk, Ted Garber, Andrew Tufano, and ilyAIMY - Jammin' Java (Painting the Music - Bruce Springsteen Tribute - 1:45 PM Afternoon Show)
• the DC Record Fair - Penn Social [801 E Street NW, WDC]
• Delightfully Deranged, Van Meter, Meg Strayer, Black Radio, Leez Otto, Mando, the Driftwood Renegades, James Wolf, and Kstone4u - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Eric Crasno Band and the Marcus King Band - the Hamilton
• Face Dancer and Soul Kitty 6 - Jammin' Java
• Falling In Reverse, Issues, Motionless In White, and DangerKids - Fillmore Silver Spring
• G. Love & Special Sauce and Ripe - 9:30 Club
• Joy of Motion Dance Center: modern contemporary instruction dance fitness class - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kennedy Center Chamber Players - 6th & I
• Marian McLaughlin - DC Public Library, Takoma Park Branch 416 Cedar Street NW, WDC] (2:30 PM Show)
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 1:30 PM & 4 PM)
• Phil Vassar (band) and Ayla Brown - Birchmere
• Reginald Cyntje Group - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• the Reginald Cyntje Group - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Snowed In - Baltimore SoundStage
• Star Fk Radium and Emily Henry - Galaxy Hut
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa
• Will Downing - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, Us & Us Only, and Purrer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Monday, 30 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Brad Goode Quintet featuring Ernie Watts - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• BRNDA, Redline Graffiti, and Poppy Patica - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC] (Empower DC Benefit Show)
• Gondwana Chorale - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Great Good Fine OK and flor - DC9 - sold out
• Jeff Dwyer - the Hamilton
• Mason Bates's KC Jukebox: Ravishment - Kennedy Center (Atrium)
• Sugarwalls, the Bottle Shop, and Earls of Kent - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)


Tuesday, 31 January 2017 [link to this day]

• Five for Fighting with String Quartet - Birchmere - sold out
• Harlem Gospel Choir Sings Adele - Howard Theatre
• J Boog, Jo Mersa Marley, and Jemere Morgan - the Hamilton
• John Abercrombie Quartet - with Marc Copland, Drew Gress, & Joey Baron - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lukas Graham - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Nauseous Hippos, Bridge to Divide, and Skiphouse - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene)
• Substantial, Greenspan, Jsoul, Precious Joubert, and DJ Jav - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Theater Alliance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 1 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Lewis and Midland Country - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Sinner Tour)
• AJACS Piano Trio - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Black Tiger Sex Machine, Kai Wachi, and Dabin - Howard Theatre
• Esmé Patterson and Cinema Hearts - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• the Honey Dewdrops and Caleb Stine Band - Gypsy Sally's
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kinglock - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires - DC9
• Moon Hooch and Honeycomb - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• U.S. Army Blues - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Vincent Ingala - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• White Lies and Vowws - 9:30 Club
• Wild Adriatic and Steve Everett - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 2 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Allison Crutchfield & the Fizz, Radiator Hospital, and Pinkwash - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Bad Moves, Bacchae, and Light Beams - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Last Library Basement Show)
• Band of Brothers - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• BSO: Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Charles Godwin and Domenic Cicala - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dirkschneider (Back to the Roots Tour - 2-hour set with only Accept songs, for the last time ever), A Sound of Thunder, and MindMaze - Baltimore SoundStage
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club
• I Dream: A Rhythm and Blues Opera - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Isaiah Rashad - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Johnny Watson & Herbie Gill - AMP
• Marching Church (members of Iceage), Bernardino Femminielli, and Natural Velvet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Mostly Dead, Free Children of Earth, and Full Monty - DC9
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor) with Craig Mulcahy (trombone): Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48, Rouse's Trombone Concerto, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Stealing Liberty and the Brokedown Boys - Gypsy Sally's
• Ten Feet Tall - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Them Animals, Lenore Lenoire, Thunder Club, and Tigerer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Thoughts on Standby, Wall of Trophies, and Ace Reign - Velvet Lounge
• the Time Jumpers feat. Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, & Ranger Doug Green - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Valentino Khan and Billy the Gent - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)


Friday, 3 February 2017 [link to this day]

Back 2 the 80s with Jalil & Ecstacy of Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure, Force MDs, Hi-Five, Cherrelle, and Doug E. Fresh - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) MOVED TO THE HIPPODROME
• Back 2 the 80s with Jalil & Ecstacy of Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure, Force MDs, Hi-Five, Cherrelle, and Doug E. Fresh - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD] (Moved from Royal Farms Arena)
• Beijing Chinese Opera & Beijing Chinese Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Chester Hawkins (Blue Sausage Infant) and Doug Stailey (Cable Rot) - Marx Café [3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC] (We Fought the Big One)
• Cloud Nothings and LVL UP - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• DNCE and the Skins - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Downtown Boys, Two Inch Astronaut, Loi Loi, and Kosi - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for ACLU)
• Escort - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Hate Diplomacy, Through the Discipline, Flesh of the Lotus, Destroyer of Man, Rotting Phallus, and Visceral Violation - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hello Dharma, Purple Orange, Herschel Hoover, and Trajectories - Velvet Lounge
• Jusin Moore and Lee Brice - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Knockout Kid, Bad Case of Big Mouth, Friday Night Lites, Hallow 14, Dakota Kade, and watersdeep - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Léon and Jacob Banks - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere
• Nappy Riddem, Jah Works, and Mateo Monk - Gypsy Sally's (Bob Marley's 72nd Birthday Party)
• the Neal Morse Band - State Theatre
• the Nighthawks - Jammin' Java
• NSO Declassified: Rhymes and Rhythms Poetry Collective with Christylez Bacon and Wytold - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Passing the Torch: Debut Artists from SUNY Stony Brook - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Rhett Miller (of Old 97s) and Joe Purdy - the Hamilton
• Richard Smallwood - Howard Theatre
• Rinde Eckert - Renée Fleming's Voices - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• the Rusty Seesaws and Someone to Ride the River With - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Super Silver Haze, Outer Spaces, and Video Love - Comet Ping Pong
• Surprise Attack, Dawn Drapes, and Disco Risque - IOTA Club & Café
• the Wayward, Backwoods Payback, Black Dominia, and Dume - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Young Art Sound ft. TOKiMONSTA & Cri plus Wollymammoth - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)


Saturday, 4 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Last Waltz 40 Tour: Warren Haynes, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, John Medeski, and more - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Alsarah & the Nubatones with Huda & Kamyar - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Anthony B, Zedicus, and Abyssinia Roots - the Hamilton (Bob Marley Birthday Celebration)
• Bag of Humans, Joy on Fire, the Electric Prophets, and Head of Power - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bear's Den - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Beijing Acrobats - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Black Marble and You - DC9
• Black Spirituals with the PostClassical Ensemble - Washington National Cathedral [3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC]
• Blind Pilot - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Bobby Bones Funny & Alone Stand Up Comedy Tour - Warner Theatre
• Carlos Henriquez Sextet - 6th & I
• Chad Valley, Computer Magic, and Br'er - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Charlie Hunter Trio - Jammin' Java
• Clare Bowen (of Nashville) - Birchmere
• Corey Harris; Rasta Blues Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Crazy Bull, Chain, Foghound, and Alms - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Early American, Frenemies, and Sea Lilies - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Good Deale Bluegrass / Eastman String Band - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Hayley Fahey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• HyeTension, Stereo Riots, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - Smith Public Trust [3514 12th St NE, WDC]
• Jason: Jason and Joan: Reanimation inspired by Icelandic author Halldór Laxness's novel, Under the Glacier - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• Literals, Howling Void, and Carni Klirs - Red Onion [1628 U Street NW, WDC]
• LITZ and Threesound - Jammin' Java (Bob Marley's 72nd Birthday Tribute Event)
• Lunar New Year Celebration - Kennedy Center (Throughout the Kennedy Center, 10:30 AM)
• Marcus Johnson - AMP
• National Symphony Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor) with Craig Mulcahy (trombone): Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48, Rouse's Trombone Concerto, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Obeisance, Manticore, Sacrocurse, Unholy Spirits, and Peucharist - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD] (Holocaust in the East)
• Over Andover, the Chief End (album release), the Chance, Silent Society, and Start the Scene - Baltimore SoundStage
• Petunia, Keeper, Aly Gorey, and Dothraki Deception - Marble House [2930 Albermarle St NW, WDC]
• Sophistafunk (album release show) and Funky Dawgz Brass Band - Gypsy Sally's
Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene in Washington - reading and book signing - Politics & Prose [5015 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Steve'n'Seagulls - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Stranger (Billy Joel tribute) - State Theatre
• Taylor Marie and Michele McTierney - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Throne of Botis, Ritualistic, Sonic Creeps, and Terminal Resol - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Worthy, option4, and Zacheser - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)


Sunday, 5 February 2017 [link to this day]

• John Early & Kate Berlant - Howard Theatre
• Wylder - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Hometown Sounds)


Monday, 6 February 2017 [link to this day]

• AnDa Union - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Beijing Symphony Orchestra: Lunar New Year at the Kennedy Center - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Cannabis Cup Reggae Band: Bob Marley Birthday Tribute - Howard Theatre
• P.O.S., Ceschi Ramos, and Transit22 - Jammin' Java
• Post-Inauguration Trumpcast Live in DC - the Hamilton
• Proxy States and Red Moon Preachers - Galaxy Hut
• Russell Taylor - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Starkill and Spellcaster - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 7 February 2017 [link to this day]

• AFI, Nothing, and Souvenirs - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Code Orange, Youth Code, Nicole Dollanganger, Lifeless, and A Life of Torment - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dan Layus and Ryan Beaver - the Hamilton
• Dizzyride, Lokomoko, and Bruisey Peets - DC9
• Every Time I Die, Knocked Loose, Harm's Way, and Eternal Sleep - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Flávio Silva - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Scott Tixier: Cosmic Adventure (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Trews and JUXT - Jammin' Java
• WPA: Kavakos & Wang - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 8 February 2017 [link to this day]

• AFI, Nothing, and Souvenirs - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (the Blood Tour)
• Alex Jenkins - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Ama Chandra - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Eric Roberson - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Joey Antico - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Justin Hayward (the voice of the Moody Blues) with special guest Mike Dawes - Birchmere (the Wind of Heaven Tour)
• Konshens the MC & State of Mind - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lonnie Holley, Abdu Ali (poetry reading), Susan Alcorn, and Maya Martinez (poetry reading) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Rock N Roll Reading - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Rose Cousins and Rachel Sermannin - Gypsy Sally's
• Sampha - 9:30 Club
• Shy Girls and Flamgosis - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rescheduled from 12/6/16)
• Unring the Bell and Koshari - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ute Lemper: Songs for Eternity - 6th & I
• Voodoo Dead featuring Steve Kimock, Jackie Greene, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti, & Wally Ingram with special guest Papa mali - the Hamilton


Thursday, 9 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Big Drum in the Sky Religion, Machine Drift, and Chester Hawkins - Velvet Lounge
• the Blues Brothers Soundtrack Live - featuring all the hit songs from the 1980 original motion picture - Howard Theatre
Corcoran Holt - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC] CANCELLED due to weather in NYC
• Djangolaya - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Elena & Los Fulanos and Lauren Calve - Haydee's [3102 Mt Pleasant St NW, WDC]
• Eric Roberson and D Maurice - Birchmere
• Fat Chance, NRJ, and Mudlark - Jammin' Java (Presented by Friends of Vienna Public Arts - A Mayor M. Jane Seeman Celebration Concert)
• J Pope & Funk Friday, the Rad Trads, and Big Hoax - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• JOI - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Katie Mahan, piano - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Lina Tullgren, Golden Papi, the Red Lines, and Jeremy Ray - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Mandaila and Sunbathers - Gypsy Sally's
Methedras - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Moshe Snowden - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Naomi Punk, PC Worship, and Big Hush - Comet Ping Pong
• So Far Gone - Dirty South Joe, Gun$ Garcia, Magglezzz - Baltimore SoundStage
• VHS Collection, Paperwhite, and Bel Heir - DC9
• Voodoo Dead featuring Steve Kimock, Jackie Greene, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti, & Wally Ingram with special guest Papa mali - the Hamilton


Friday, 10 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aledo - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Alter Bridge - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Last Hero Tour)
• Awkward Sex . . . And the City featuring Jen Keefe, Anita Flores, Bobby Hankinson, Karolena Theresa, and host Natalie Wall - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Aztec Sun, Swift Technique, and Oh He Dead - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Back 2 the 80s featuring Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure!, Cherrelle, Hi Five, Doug E. Fresh, Chubb Rock - DAR Constitution Hall
• Blood Mist (EP release), Foghound, Asthma Castle, and Rhin - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• BoomBox - 9:30 Club
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Drugs of Faith, Tomb Warden, and Appaling - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• the Dustbowl Revival and the Rad Trads - the Hamilton
• Eric Paslay - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Eric Roberson and D Maurice - Birchmere
• the Fabulous Dialtones "Rockin' Horns Party" - Noise in the Basement - Jammin' Java
• The Garden by the North Country with LuxDeluxe & Ted Zook - Dance Loft on 14 [4618 14th St NW, WDC]
• George Mason University School of Dance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Hannah Gill & the Hours - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jazzmeia Horn - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Jim Breuer and Bryan McKenna - Baltimore SoundStage
• Joe Marcinek Band featuring Steve Molitz (Particle), Clay Parnell (Particle, American Babies, Brothers Past), Scotty Zwang (formerly of Dopapod and Conspirators), Ten Feet Tall, and Goose - Gypsy Sally's
• JOI - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joshua Bell (violin) & Sam Haywood (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Washington Performing Arts)
• Queue, William Forrest, and Domino - Velvet Lounge
• Savoy (live) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Strengthen What Remains, Ten Ton Hammer, Iron Price, Deep Rest, and Suffer Through - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Whispers - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)


Saturday, 11 February 2017 [link to this day]

• allthebestkids and Skyline Hotel - the Love + Solidarity Collective (formerly the Lamont Street Collective) [439 Park Rd NW, WDC] (LSC Housewarming)
• Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Alyson Cambridge - Wolf Trap (the Barns - Until Now Tour)
• Book of Love - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM - 30th Anniversary Tour)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• the Cadillac Three - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Monster Energy Outbreak - the Black Roses Tour)
• Canker Blossom, the Neckbeards, the Tomato Dodgers, and the Flabbergasters - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Chris Smither - AMP
• Colin Currie - 6th & I
• Deep Sugar: Ultra Naté & Lisa Moody with Katie Elder - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Dick Gregory & Paul Mooney - Howard Theatre
Dwele - Birthday Show - Howard Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Fantastic Plastics, Split Seconds, Color Palette, and HyeTension - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Foreplay: Fifth Annual Heart Health Foundation Benefit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jake Miller, Max, and Spencer Sutherland - Baltimore SoundStage
• Literary Death Match's AWP Spectacular - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Love Songs: The Beatles Vol. 4 - the Hamilton
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mike Epps with Tommy Davidson - DAR Constitution Hall
• Miles East (solo) and Kali & Ancestors In Training - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• National Symphony Orchestra: An Evening with Joshua Bell - Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92, Lalo's Symphonie's Espagnoe - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) and Marco Benevento - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Ruin By Design, Skumboyz, Machinegun Earl, Safe Word, and LNT (Like No Tomorrow) - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA] (Anti-Valentines Day Show)
• Snap Judgment - Warner Theatre
• Story District's Sucker for Love: A Valentine's Day Special - Lincoln Theatre
• the Things, Red Sammy, and the Stents - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Musical Menagerie)
• Throwing Plates (CD Release), Vim & Vigor, and Radiographers - IOTA Club & Café
• Trophy Wife, Governess, and Patsy Decline (Patsy Cline cover band featuring members of Hemlines/Bad Moves/Pygmy Lush) - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Positive Force DC's Second Annual Soup Swap - 4 PM)
• Underlined Passages, the St. Francis Social, and Faft - Velvet Lounge
• the Werks and Moogatu - Gypsy Sally's
• Will Downing - Birchmere
• the Wood Brothers and T Sisters - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 12 February 2017 [link to this day]

• All You Need Is Love 5 - Jammin' Java's Songwriters' Circle: a Tribute to the Beatles & Love Songs - Jammin' Java
• Capitol Movement Dance Company - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Capturing Pablo - an evening with Steve Murphy & Javier Pena - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, and Johnny Gill - Verizon Center (In It To Win It Tour)
• Corey Smith and Logan Brill - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cro-Mags, Protester (record release), Line of Sight, and DC Disorder - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Dailey & Vincent - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 7/16/16)
• Jenny Igoe - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Justin Hayward (the voice of the Moody Blues) with special guest Mike Dawes - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (the Wind of Heaven Tour)
• Lady Lamb and Henry Jamison - DC9 - sold out
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Musical Box (Genesis "Selling England By the Pond" recreation - Howard Theatre
• NSO Family Concert: Joshua Bell in The Man with the Violin - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM)
• Nuex and Veve Marley - Galaxy Hut
• Quiet Life Motel - Bossa
• Saint Valentine's Day Massacre - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sebastian Maniscalco - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Sego, Kit Whitacre & the Chardonnay Boys, and My French Roommate - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Step Afrika! Step Xplosion - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Tomato Dodgers, Skull Kid, Short Fictions, Foster Carrots, and Sarah Lee - Baxter Building [DIY space in Wheaton, MD]
• Valentine's Soul Jam - the Stylistics, Harodl Melvin's Blue Notes, the Intruders, Cuba Gooding Sr., the Dramatics featuring L.J. Reynolds - DAR Constitution Hall
• Will Downing - Birchmere


Monday, 13 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Baltimore SoundStage
• July Talk, Mona, and Little Junior - DC9 (Rescheduled from 11/3/16) - sold out
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ninet and Luray - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Parquet Courts and Mary Lattimore - 9:30 Club
• Venice Baroque Chamber Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Theater Lab - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Washington National Opera - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Wrabel and Jesse Ruben - Jammin' Java
• the Yachtsmen and Alexis & the Samurai - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 14 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Bebel Gilberto - State Theatre
• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Common Kings, Mayday!, and Makua Rothman - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Funny Valentine: Sharon Clark - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Gardens For The Lush: An Anarcho-Sufi Celebration of Love - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
I Prevail, Wage War, Islander, and Assuming We Survive - Ottobar (Baltimore) MOVED TO RAMS HEAD LIVE
• I Prevail, Wage War, Islander, and Assuming We Survive - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Moved from the Ottobar)
• Jazmine Sullivan - Fillmore Silver Spring
• JD Souther and Ida Jenshus - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Katt Williams - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Kenny Lattimore - the Hamilton
• Laura Mvula - 6th & I
• Marion Meadows - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Maysa - Howard Theatre
• New Orchestra of Washington - AMP
• Noah Guthrie - Jammin' Java
• NSO Pops: Patti LaBelle - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pauline Oliveros Sonic Meditation // Ritual to Amplify Love in the World - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Rick Astley - 9:30 Club
• Starset, Gemini Syndrome, Orenda Scars, and Violence in Vanity - Baltimore SoundStage
• Tinder Live! With Lane Moore, Alexandra Petri, Heather Matarazzo - Lincoln Theatre
• the World Famous Pontani Sisters' Burlesque-a-Pades in Loveland - Birchmere


Wednesday, 15 February 2017 [link to this day]

• the Baylor Project (CD release) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Bears Doing Murders, Adjective Animal, Shady Lady, and Solitary Set - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bebel Gilberto - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Bob McDonald - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cherish the Ladies - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cubano Groove - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Dagger Moon, the Wayward, Bidet, and Extended Release - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dot Dash and Foxhall Stacks - DC9
• Geoff Tate: the whole story "Ryche" acoustic tour 2017 - with Brave - Jammin' Java
• Hambone Relay ft. Mark Brown (the Bridge) and the Sidleys - Gypsy Sally's
• ILYAIMY - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mayhem, Inquisition, and Black Anvil - Howard Theatre
• the Radio Dept and Germans - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Teamster, Sundrainer, Cut Throat, and Consumed With Hatred - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Voices from the Frontlines of Standing Rock with music from DJ Vico Vibes, Atatay!, and members of Anexo Social & Tone - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Wadada Leo Smith: Ten Freedom Summers" - Georgetown Day School [4200 Davenport St NW, WDC]


Thursday, 16 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Big Mean Sound Machine and West End Blend - Gypsy Sally's
• Bob Baldwin & Nils - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Casting Crowns, Danny Gokey, and Unspoken - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn - Jammin' Java
• Hub City Stompers and In Da Mean Time - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (BlueBeat DC February)
• James Sibley & Dan Whitehurst - AMP
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kodie Shane, Saucy Longwe, Cymia, and Cawl Sted - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Max Graham - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Mayor Muriel Bowser presents A Celebration of Black History Month - honoring African-American, African, and Afro-Latino History, Arts, and Culture - Lincoln Theatre
• Ms Lauryn Hill - Warner Theatre
• Names and the Red Fetish - DC9
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cornelius Meister, conductor) with Hilary Hahn (violin) - Dvorak's The Noonday Witch, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Janacek's the Cunning Little Vixen suite, Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel's Iustige Streiche - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Olga Vocal Ensemble - Strathmore (Mansion)
• PWR BTTM, Mal Blum, Naked Giants, and Alain Ginsberg - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
Soft Fangs, the Colorines, and Keeper - Comet Ping Pong MOVED TO THE DEW DROP INN
• Soft Fangs, the Colorines, and Keeper - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC] (Moved from Comet Ping Pong)
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Tin Man - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vusi Mahlasela - the Hamilton
• Whiskey Myers - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by SiriusXM Outlaw Country & Ones To Watch)


Friday, 17 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Abnormality, the Averist, Delenda, Operation Death, and Age of the Locust - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Al Jarreau Duo - Howard Theatre
• Albert Lee and Bobby Thompson & Revelator Hill - Jammin' Java
• Alcest, the Body, and Creepers (members of Deafheaven) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Antibalas - the Hamilton
• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• Ashleigh Chevalier - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Band Band (the Band tribute) and Better Off Dead - Gypsy Sally's
• Big Gigantic, Keys N Krates, and Brasstracks - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Dvorak's Cello Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Darkest Hour, Ringworm, and Rotten Sound - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Dylan Connor, Huda Asfour, Kamyar Arsani, and Jon Camp - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
Flow Tribe - the Hamilton POSTPONED TO 2/24/17
• Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2017: the Pietasters, Pasadena, Bumpin Uglies, Stacked Like Pancakes, Never Ending Fall, the Vibesmen, Joint Operation, Breakfast, The Little Heavies - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jackie & the Treehorns and the Feed - Velvet Lounge
• Josh Garrels & John Mark McMillan - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Revelators Tour)
• Loud Boyz, Bust Off, Jarvis, and XK Scenario - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Mark Farina and Sam "The Man" Burns - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mickey Avalon - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, Dwele, the Foreign Exchange - DAR Constitution Hall (Nu Soul Revival Tour)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cornelius Meister, conductor) with Hilary Hahn (violin) - Dvorak's The Noonday Witch, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Janacek's the Cunning Little Vixen suite, Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel's Iustige Streiche - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Nighthawks and Reverend Billy C. Wirtz - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• NSO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Old Dominion - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Open City, Teenage Halloween, Mallwalkers, and Faunas - Comet Ping Pong
• Pharoahe Monch - 11th anniversary of "Forever Shining" - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Red Version, Monday Mistress, Lucys Letdown, and the Splinters - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Regina Carter: Simply Ella - Kennedy Center (Family Theater)
• Seán Barna, Paperhaus, and Redline Graffiti - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Southern Sideshow Hootenanny - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tempercrush (EP Release) - IOTA Club & Café
• Terror Pigeon, Rareluth, TonyKill, and BRNDA - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]


Saturday, 18 February 2017 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Amir Vahab & Ensemble: a night of Sufi Love Songs - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour)
• Barclay Crenshaw - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Box of Rain (essential '68-'74 Grateful Dead tribute) and Bloomer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Buika - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/11/16)
• Christopher Tignor, Rogue Collective, and SixSix - Haushouse [1349 Monroe St NE, WDC]
• Cranston Dean, Somniatis, and Zoe Ravenwood - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Deceased, Silence the Blind, the New Reign, Pain!, Rat Infested, and Hejira - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Dru Hill, the Grilled Lincolns, and Moonliscious - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (20th Anniversary Full Band Show)
• Dying Fetus, Visceral Disgorge, Abnormality, Strong Intention, and Alukah - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Earth, Wind & Fire - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Edhochuli, Hollywood Blanks, and Queen Wolf - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Frozen Harbor Music Festival 2017: Onyx with Fredero Starr & Sticky Fingaz - Baltimore SoundStage
• Hard Swimmin' Fish - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Hey Nineteen (Steely Dan tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jazz is Phish - Gypsy Sally's
• the Last Bison - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children, Black Lung, the Get Smart, and Azurea - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (The Chair knows all...The Chair decides. Who will you be in The Chair?)
• Lee Fields & the Expressions and the Shacks - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Leo Kottke & Keller Williams - Lincoln Theatre
• Locash - the Fighters - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Ones to Watch)
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Meat Wave, Collider, and Chill Parents - Comet Ping Pong
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin: A Young Genius - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Cornelius Meister, conductor) with Hilary Hahn (violin) - Dvorak's The Noonday Witch, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Janacek's the Cunning Little Vixen suite, Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel's Iustige Streiche - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• New Orlenas Suspects and Bonerama - the Hamilton
• Nobunny, Des Demonas, the Combs, and Pink Film - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] - sold out
• NSO Music for Young Audiences: Follow That Fiddle - Kennedy Center (Theater Lab - 11 AM & 1 PM)
• Radical Discharge, Payback, and Mid-Rats - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• Rose, Modern Nomad, Shirt/Pants, Shady Lady, and Selfish Sunday - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• the Second City Training Center: Wellness Program - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Silence the Blind, Bound by the Grave, and Psychotic Defilement - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD] LINEUP CHANGED
• Sinkane and No BS Brass Band - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Steve Forbert - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Tomato Dodgers, Humbalaya, Sungazing, and the Void - Bayou [2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, WDC] (Bayou Farewell Show)


Sunday, 19 February 2017 [link to this day]

Arlo Guthrie - Birchmere (Running Down the Road Tour) CANCELLED
• BSO: Dvorak's Cello Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Delarcos and Spidercake - Galaxy Hut
• Dying Fetus, Bound by the Grave, Hate Diplomacy, and Krass Judgement - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Grand Ole' Ditch and Dead Men's Hollow - Gypsy Sally's
• Lemuria (performing their debut LP Get Better in its entirety), Cayetana, and Mikey Erg - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Living the Dream. . . Singing the Dream - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Washington Performing Arts)
• Luke Stewart, Tristan Welch & Ron Oshima, and Literals - Bossa
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Max & Igor Cavalera (Return to Roots), Immolation, Full of Hell, Withered, Immortal Bird, and Cemetery Piss - Baltimore SoundStage
• More AM Than FM, Woodfir, and Sheila - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
• Relay For Life of Beltway presents: Relay-Palooza - Jammin' Java
• School of Rock - Fillmore Silver Spring (12 PM Show)
• Soul Series featuring Keke Wyatt, Black Alley, the Fix, & Patrice Live - Howard Theatre
Tash Sultana and John Cashman - DC9 - sold out MOVED TO ROCK &: ROLL HOTEL
• Tash Sultana and John Cashman - Rock & Roll Hotel (Moved from DC9) - sold out
• We the Kings, Cute Is What We Aim For, Plaid Brixx, and Astro Lasso - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• William Hooker - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Withered, Immortal Bird, and Cemetery Piss - Asian Taste Restaurant [916 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] COMBINED WITH SHOW AT BALTIMORE SOUNDSTAGE
• XXYYXX - U St Music Hall (Late show - 9 PM)


Monday, 20 February 2017 [link to this day]

• 2017 Capital Orchestra Festival - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM)
• Aizuri Quartet - Kennedy Center (Theater Lab - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Blues for a Royal Flush - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Devildriver, Death Angel, Winds of Plague, the Agonist, Azreal, and Emerge a Tyrant - Baltimore SoundStage (Bound By the Road Tour)
• G-Nome Project: Israeli Livetronica Electro-Funk Band with Definition Of One and Surprise Attack - Jammin' Java
Hayes Grier & the Boys - Lincoln Theatre CANCELLED
• Kendra Foster - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• KT Tunstall - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Lisa Said and Lost Civilizations experimental music project - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Maceo Parker - Birchmere
• Woodgrove and Nevin Kight - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 21 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Avon Dews - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears - 9:30 Club
• A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Carnifex, Fallujah, Rings of Saturn, Lorna Shore, She Must Burn, and Silent on Fifth Street - Baltimore SoundStage
• Death by Unga Bunga and Plastic Nancy - DC9
• Foster Carrots, Sun Organ, Clasp, and Aerial View - Comet Ping Pong
• John Doe (from X) - Jammin' Java
• Khruangbin and the Shacks - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Less Than Jake, Pepper, the Bunny Gang, and the Attack - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Todd Bauchspies - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 22 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Andre Jackson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Andrew Earle Simpson - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Capitol Offender, Scarboro, Ruin By Design, and Rocket City Riot - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
Clay Cook (from Zac Brown Band) - Jammin' Java CANCELLED
• Daya - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dreamcast + Friends (Liquid Deep vinyl release) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Gang of Thieves and Box Era - Gypsy Sally's
• Golden Gate Wingmen (John Kadlecik, Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane, Reed Mathis) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Hamilton Leithauser and Lucy Dacus - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Joey Antico - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Material Girls, Julie Outrage, and Plain Jane - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Michael Hairston - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• Music and Instruments of Victor Gama - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater - Mason Bates's KC Jukebox)
• NSO Pops: Snarky Puppy - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Richie Ray - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• River Whyless and Mail the Horse - DC9
• Ron Gallo (New West Records), Teen Mortgage, and the Lushpockets - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Screening of Kenwood's Journey - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery)
• Stephen Kellogg and Don Miggs - the Hamilton
• Wipeout, Don't Ever Give Up (DEGU), Invincible Summer, Portfolio Day, and Gamble Cosmos - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Thursday, 23 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Bardus, Grizzlor, Auxiliary Mammals, Thought Eater, and Elagabalus - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• brushes - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 5:30 PM)
• BSO Pulse: Lake Street Dive - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Cherub + the Floozies and Freddy Todd - Baltimore SoundStage
• Cosmo's Midnight - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Dirty Dozen Brass Band and the Get Right Band - the Hamilton
• Dita Von Teese's "The Art of the Teese" Burlesque Revue - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Eisley, Civilian, and Backwards Dancer - Jammin' Java (I'm Only Dreaming Tour)
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Howard Theatre
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Leesah Stiles - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lisa Hannigan - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• No Joy, Raindeer, and Shinji - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Noname and Ravyn Lenae - U St Music Hall (Two shows - 6 PM & 10 PM) - sold out
• NSO Youth Fellows - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pissed Jeans and Hand Grenade Job (record release) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Savoy Motel, Soul Cannon, and the Holographic Sticker Club - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sun-Dried Vibes and I&I Riddim - Gypsy Sally's
• Tedeschi Trucks Band and Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett (of Little Feat) - Warner Theatre - sold out
• Troll 2, Out of System Transfer, Tom Hanks, and Dope Francis - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Vallis Alps and Matt Maeson - DC9 - sold out
• Yarn and Forlorn Strangers - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Friday, 24 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Altan - AMP
• Bad Moves, Teenage Halloween, Jouska, and Frankie Goes on a Walk - The Void (formerly Hostage House) [7506 Adelphi Rd. Hyattsville, MD]
Baltimore Electronic Music 2017 Winterfest Concert One: Engel Cacere, Rick Kowalski "Spooky Action", Logan Mitchell Sr "Synth Tech Project, Bev Stanton "Arthur Loves Plastic" & John Saint John "Winston Psmith (as the duo Novparolo), Stefan Prosky - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Calamity Row - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Cameo - Howard Theatre
• Eisely, Civilian, and Backwards Dancer - Baltimore SoundStage
• Flow Tribe and Dead 27s - the Hamilton (Rescheduled from 2/17/17)
• the Griswolds, Dreamers, and Wylder - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Guy Davis - Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation / Archie's Blues Barbershop [4701 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD]
• HyeTension, Ménage À Garage, and Whitesmoke - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• the Idol Kings: a tribute to Tom Petty, Journey, & John Mellencamp - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Ilsa, Outer Heaven, Bestial Evil, Triac, Brainpan - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jason+: Jason Moran and Theaster Gates: Looks of a Lot - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: All Rise - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Julius Jetson - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Killiam Shakespeare - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - State Theatre
• Lolo and Ocean Park Standoff - DC9
• Marah (reunion show) - Jammin' Java
• Mark Sre, Keese, and Kaywon - Velvet Lounge
• Michael Ian Black, Jessica Murphy Garrett, and Josh Kuderna - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Naked Magicians - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 6 PM & 9:30 PM)
• NSO Pops: Ledisi - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• On the Bus, Eat Yer Meat (Pink Floyd tribute), and Hayley jane & the Primates - Gypsy Sally's
• Panda God, Hyfy, Crooks & Crows, and Brendan Ra Tyler - IOTA Club & Café
• the Ron Holloway Band - the Hamilton (11:30 PM Tedeschi Trucks Band Afterparty)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Shovels & Rope and John Moreland - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Smithjackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Sunbathers, Smantx, Strange Attractor, and Del Florida - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• SWALTB and the Nuclears - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Tedeschi Trucks Band (performing two sets) - Warner Theatre - sold out
• Thoughts On Standby, Ruse De Guerre, Altibus, Jmoneyfur, and Them Animal - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tim Whalen Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Todd Snider (solo) - Birchmere
• Tove Lo and Phoebe Ryan - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Whitechapel, Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore, and Allegaeon - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Metal Blade Records 35th Anniversary Tour)


Saturday, 25 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Myers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Anacostia Delta: Home of the Great "Unknown" Guitarists - AMP
Baltimore Electronic Music 2017 Winterfest Concert Two: Travis Johns "Vaux Flores", the Winston Psmith Project, Ezekiel's Wheel (Emory Stagmer, Allen Myers, Ed Edwards), Bev Stanton "Arthur Loves Plastic, Chris Videll & Dave Vosh Duo Synthesizer Improvisation - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Big Infinite & Edjacated Phools, the Get Right Band, and Luna June - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Bone Thugs-n-Harmony - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Born Cross-Eyed and Black Muddy River Band - IOTA Club & Café
• BSO: Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dead Man Winter and John Mark Nelson - the Hamilton
• Dublin 5 - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Eyes of the Nile (Iron Maiden tribute), Fade to Black (Metallica tribute), and Psychoholic Slag (White Zombie tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Flo Anito and Seth Kibel - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Foghound, Caustic Casanova, Cavern, and Mantis Toboggan - Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge [169 West Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Friends Fest 9 - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal: BelleTones (Frostburg State University), Mosaic Dynasty (Johns Hopkins University), JHU Notes of Ranvier (Johns Hopkins University), SU's Squawkapella (Salisbury University, Towson Trills (Towson University), JHU Vocal Chords (Johns Hopkins Univesity), UMBC Cleftomaniacs (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), UMBC Mama's BOys (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Vocal Point (University of Delaware), Xenharmonics FSU (Frostburg State University) - Johns Hopkins University - Shriver Hall [3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jaimee Paul Sings Tribute to the Great Ladies of Jazz - Lincoln Theatre
• Jesse Ahern, Chris Ayer, and Adam Barnes - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• The JoGo Project, Color Palette, The Split Seconds, allthebestkids, Burnt Seeds, Osiris Device, Ménage À Garage, Jackie and The Treehorns, Shining Blade Theory, Andrew Toy (Drummer), Bottled Up, The Prahns, Cosmic Romp, Dope Francis, The Anti-Social Collective, Fellowcraft, The Meer, Delta Creeps, District Sky Punch, Josie McQueen, Trajectories, Rex, The Long Knives - 7DrumCity [1506 North Capitol St NW, WDC] (Grand Opening Festival - 2 PM)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Kol HaOlam - 7th Annual National Collegiate Jewish A Cappella Championship Comeptition: Hillelujah, Ketzev (Johns Hopkins University), Koleinu (Princeton University), Mezumenet (University of Maryland), Rak Shalom (University of Maryland), Shabbatones (University of Pennsylvania), ShireiNU (Northwestern University) - Adas Israel Congregation [2850 Quebec St NW, WDC]
• Lanternfish, Technicians, and Calm & Crisis - DC9
• Law Jam: the Law Revue - Lisner Auditorium
the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - State Theatre Sold Out
• Lordi, Dogs & Day Drinkers, and Machines of Living Death - Baltimore SoundStage
• Marah - Jammin' Java (Hope for Henry Rocks Benefit Concert)
• Masters of Hawaiian Music - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mid-Atlantic Harmony Sweepstakes: hosted by West Side 5, with Bella Nova, Feedback, Lustre, Mutual Agreement, Vocality - Birchmere
• Ms. Fridrich's Messy Ann Band and Leo & Cygnus - IOTA Club & Café (3:30 PM Early Show)
• NSO Pops: Ledisi - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Palberta, Puff Pieces, and Bless - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Red Light Distraction and Cat Jack - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Red This Ever, 11Grams, Fedorahead, and Social Station - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• the Ron Holloway Band - the Hamilton (11:30 PM Tedeschi Trucks Band Afterparty)
• Seeker, Grindmother, Cognitive, and Wvrm - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tedeschi Trucks Band - Warner Theatre - sold out
• Tedeschi Trucks Band (performing two sets) - Warner Theatre - sold out
• Tim Whalen Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Urban Shaman, Graffititech, Bito, Josh Stokes, and Jamil Hone - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Sunday, 26 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Abigail Palmer & Eric Selby - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Intersections Festival)
• Arts & Wellness: Joy of Motion Dance Center - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Baltimore Record Bazaar - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Noon to 6 PM)
• Big D & the Kids Table, Stray Bullets, and May Weather - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Columbia Diminuendo - Part II: A New Work in 12 parts by the Holladay Brothers - Ulysses S. Grant Memorial at The United States Capitol, WDC
• David Duchovny - Birchmere
• Don Ross - Jammin' Java (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Encantada - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Gibson Brothers - AMP
• Greenland and Two Inch Astronaut - Galaxy Hut (Proceeds to benefit CAIR Coalition)
• Ignite, Fire & Ice, Walk the Plank, and Bereave - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: All Rise - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kim Waters - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Leopold & His Fiction, Wanted Man, and Kid Brother - Black Cat (Backstage)
• The Lox - Fillmore Silver Spring (Filthy America . . . It's Beautiful Tour)
• Mavis Waters - Jazz And Cultural Society [2813 12th St NE, WDC]
• the Michael Formanek/Brian Settles Duo - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Muert, Belial, Worthless, Necroscythe, and T.O.M.B. - H Restaurant & Night Club [11300 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (the Black Flames of Chaos)
• Muna and Lo Moon - DC9 - sold out
• the Paradox feat. Excision with Cookie Monsta, Barley Alive, and Dion Timmer - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Polyphia, Jason Richardson, and Covet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ramin Karimloo - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ron Ward Jr. and Kirby Lane - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Rosslyn Mt. Boys plus Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Southern Avenue: Stax Records Album Release Tour - Jammin' Java
• Tribal Seeds, Raging Fyah, and Nattall Rize - 9:30 Club
• Zomes, Mellow Diamond, and Time Is Fire - Bossa


Monday, 27 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Airpark (formerly The Apache Relay) - Jammin' Java
• Ariana Grande - Verizon Center (Dangerous Woman Tour)
• Bad Pop, Soft Peaks, Heliotropes, and David Ringwood - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Body, Technophobia, Radiator Greys, and Mt. Rainer - Black Cat (Backstage - to benefit Planned Parenthood)
• Book signing by Bob Boilen (Your Song Changed My Life) with music by Daniel Bachman - Saint Mark Presbyterian Church [10701 Old Georgetown Rd, North Bethesda, MD]
• David Duchovny - Baltimore SoundStage
• Duane Eubanks Quintet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Frontier Ruckus and Cabin Creek - DC9
• The Internet Tour - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Japandroids and Craig Finn & the Uptown Controllers - 9:30 Club - sold out
Ladyhawke and Me Not You - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• Lenclair and the Baker's Basement - Galaxy Hut
• Lowland Hum - IOTA Club & Café
• Nikki Lane, Brent Cobb, and Jonathan Tyler - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• St. Petersburg Philharmonic (Yuri Temirkanov, conductor) with Nikolai Luganosky (piano) - Rachmaninoff's Piano Concert No. 2 and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Washington Performing Arts)
• the Superweaks, No Thank You, and Cokestar - Comet Ping Pong
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers & Bob Franceschini - Birchmere
• Violet Ripkin, China Martens, and Violet LeVoit - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Young Artists of America at Strathmore - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 28 February 2017 [link to this day]

• Adrian Belew Power Trio and Saul Zonana - Jammin' Java
• Dorothy and the Georgia Flood - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Duke Ellington School of the Arts - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Earl Carter & Phillip "Doc" Martin - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Japandroids and Craig Finn & the Uptown Controllers - 9:30 Club
• Marcia Ball and the Beat Hotel - the Hamilton
• Park Snakes (tape release), Taboo, Mock Identity, and Jail Solidarity - Catbus [Petworth DC DIY Space]
• Pop-Up Magazine - Lincoln Theatre
• Potty Mouth and Tennis System - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• William Matheny & the Strange Constellations, the Paranoid Style, and Wylder - DC9


Wednesday, 1 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Brendan Schnabel - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Brian Dolzani - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the English Beat - 9:30 Club
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience featuring Ramin Djawadi - Verizon Center
• Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone: Duets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kevin Garrett: the False Hope Tour - with Arizona - 6th & I - sold out
• Leroy Sanchez: Man of the Year Tour - Jammin' Java
• Moving Units presents: the Songs of Joy Division - with Viktor Fiction and Soviet - DC9
• Music In Our Schools Month: Rock Ridge High School Chamber Choir, North Point Chamber Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Power Trip, Iron Reagan, Concealed Blade, and Genocide Pact - Baltimore SoundStage
• Robert Ellis Duo and Courtney Hartman - Gypsy Sally's
• Save Ferris, Baby Baby, and the Fuss - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers (drums) and Bob Franceschini (sax) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)


Thursday, 2 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Allison Crutchfield & the Fizz, Vagabon, Us & Us Only, and Morels - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Don Q, and Ben Beal - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• BSO: Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Celtic Crossings featuring Phil Coulter & Andy Cooney with Geraldine Branagan & the Irish Pops Ensemble - the Hamilton
• Charlie Wilson's In It To Win It Tour with Fantasia, Johnny Gill, and Solero - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Dar Williams - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Ganja White Night - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone: Duets - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hejira, Machines of Living Death (M.O.D.), Divinex, Echoes of Eden, and Artifacts - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Jesca Hoop (Memories Are Now album release tour) - Jammin' Java
• Johnny & the Headhunters - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Knocks, Bipolar Sunshine, and Gilligan Moss - 9:30 Club
• Livingston Taylor and Rebecca Loebe - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mako - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Michael Pearsall (of Honor By August) and Brent Shuttleworth - IOTA Club & Café
• Music In Our Schools Month: Montgomery County Senior Honors Jazz Band, Battlefield Philharmonia Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• No Parents, Unholy Sights, Honeytomb, and Stranger - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Philly Plowden & Dusty Slay - AMP
• Ro James and Candice Boyd - Howard Theatre
• Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes - Republic Restoratives Craft Distillery & Bar [1369 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Washington Women in Jazz Festival)
• the Small Talks, Digisaurus, and Big Hearted Robot - Velvet Lounge
• Steven Siekkinen - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
The World Has No Eyedea film screening with Seez Mics (live) - DC9
• the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, and Ranger Doug Green - Birchmere
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Wild Child - Baltimore SoundStage
• Wood & Wire and Scott Slay & the Rail - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Friday, 3 March 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Aaron West & the Roaring Twenties (AW of the Wonder Years), Empty Houses, and Dryjacket - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Alle Farben - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Blaqstarr, Histo, Mighty Mark, Mr 14th, Tate Kobang, and Khristen B - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dude Ranch & the Girl a the Rock Show (Blink-182 Tribute), Lion in the Mane, and Saving Apollo - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Escher String Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Hayley Fahey - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Heathers Headache - IOTA Club & Café
• Ja Rule and Tray Chaney - Howard Theatre
• Jeff Antoniuk & the Jazz Update featuring Ross Nolan - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Juicy J - Fillmore Silver Spring (Presented by Merry Jane - the Rubba Band Business Tour)
• Kokayi - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Hometown Sounds)
• Little Lungs, Post Sixty Five, and Color Palette - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Los Lobos and Matt Anderson - the Hamilton
• MC Lars, Mega Ran, Big O, Professor Shyguy, and Wreck the System - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• No Sleep Podcast - Jammin' Java
• Panic! at the Disco - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] - sold out
• Patton Oswalt - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Randy Rogers Band & Josh Abbott Band - 9:30 Club
• Ro James - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sango and Monte Booker - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Soylent Green, Milo & the Doldrums, and Red Feather - Velvet Lounge
• Ted Vigil (a John Denver tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Turtle Recall (record release), Run Come See (record release), and the North Country - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• WAP: Cameron Carpenter (organ) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• You Blew It!, All Get Out, and Free Throw - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 4 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Amy Schumer - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Rescheduled from 11/12/16)
• the Band Battle - Finals - Jammin' Java
• Banda Magda - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Bellows, Foozle, and Palette - Comet Ping Pong
• Ben Sollee and Happy Abandon - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Colony House and Deep Sea Diver - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Concert for Hope 11 featuring the Bridge & Bootleg - Baltimore SoundStage
• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dobet Gnahoré - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ghost Bath, Amigo the Devil, and Elagabalus - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jeff Antoniuk & the Jazz Update featuring Ross Nolan - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Joe Bonamassa - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Juice Bruns, Jett Bailey, Charlie & Sleezy, Solesky, Niebs, Szarko, and J. Vita - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• K. Michelle Celebrity Birthday Concert - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Kronos Quartet - 6th & I
• Los Lobos - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Mack, Myers, Moore featuring Zach Myers from Shinedown - Jammin' Java (4 PM Afternoon Show)
• Maria Schneider Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• Maxwell Stern, Keeper, and Mt. Rainier - Red Onion [1628 U Street NW, WDC]
• Mink's Miracle Medicine and Cinema Hearts - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Rebel Drive, Attacking Eutopia, Gaffer Project, Genosha, Down With Rent, pulses., the Ambulance Review, and Azur - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Revelator Hill (album release show for Atlantic Detour) - IOTA Club & Café
• Rotting Obscene, Bound By the Grave, Psychotic Defilement, Universal Remonster, Condemn the Infected, and Bestial Evil - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Savage Nekropolis, Exinfernum, Xeukatre, Athame, Jera - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
Sounds of the City Fest: Den-Mate, Nag Champa, Fellow Creatures, Stronger Sex - Black Cat (Mainstage - presented by DC Music Download)
• Tab Benoit and Alanna Royale - the Hamilton
• Viceroy - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
the Worship Tour: We Are Here with Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene, Jonathan McReynolds - Warner Theatre CANCELLED


Sunday, 5 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Booker T. Jones - the Hamilton
• Coffin Birth, Sour Spirit, Genevieve, and Xeukatre - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• David Benoit with Sara Gazarek - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Dig and Communist Daughter - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Dua Lipa and Ro Ransom - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Flaming Lips and Clipping. - 9:30 Club - sold out
• In Dying Arms, Deep Rest, Artifacts, Burdened Hearts, Set on Tomorrow, and Dead Atlantic - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jeezy, Lil Durk, and YFN Lucci - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Joe Bowie / John Dierker / Michael Formanek / Eric Kennedy - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Creative Differences)
• Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge - Jammin' Java
• Mack Myers Moore (featuring Zach Myers of Shinedown), Skies in Chaos (unplugged), Will Sims, and Sam Brewer (of Gotham Theory) - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Jazz Workshop All-Star Jazz Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nelson Dougherty - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Potty Mouth, Partybaby, and Tennis System - DC9
• Quattracenta, Numbers Station, and Anna Connolly - Bossa
• Rachelle Ferrell - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM)
• Rebecca Loebe and Emily Henry - IOTA Club & Café
• Ronnie Laws - Howard Theatre (Postponed from 12/2/16)
• Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars - AMP
• Thundercat - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• WATCH Awards (Washington Area Theatre Community Honors) - Birchmere
• Waterparks, Too Close to Touch, and Chapel - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Yanni (in conversation) - Warner Theatre
• ZZ Top - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (the Tonnage Tour)


Monday, 6 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Alex Dezen (of the Damnwells) - II album release show with Mike Dunn - Jammin' Java
• Donny McCaslin Group - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Downtown Boys, Sneaks, Snail Mail, Joe Biden, and DJ Brandon Carlo - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Drumline Live - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Flaming Lips and Clipping. - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Kane Strang and Chain of Flowers - DC9
• Nano Stern - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pilgrim, Heavy Temple, Foehammer, and Corpse Light - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sons of an Illustrious Father - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tell Me Something I Don't Know Podcast - Live - 6th & I
• Wabeya and Lost Civilizations experimental music project - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 7 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Agnes Obel - 9:30 Club
• AJR - Jammin' Java - sold out
• All Them Witches and Irata - DC9
• the Australian Bee Gees (Bee Gees tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Crocodiles, AJ Davila, and PLRLS - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Landlady - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mike Doughty and Wheatus - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Slingshot Dakota, Ratboys, and Two Inch Astronaut - Comet Ping Pong
• Slothrust and And the Kids - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tell Me Something I Don't Know Podcast - Live - 6th & I
• Tommy Emmanuel and Joe Robinson - Birchmere (It's Never Too Late Tour)
• Veronneau - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• We Banjo 3 and Enter the Haggis - the Hamilton
• WPA: Sir Andras Schiff (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Yoke Lore, Pronoun, and Frances Cone - Mansard Roof [4707 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 8 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Beautiful Secret Life: An Evenint of Live Music and Theatre Celebrating 'Ordinary' People - Jammin' Java
• Brett Young - Lisner Auditorium
• Dawes - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Electric Guest and Chaos Chaos - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Ethan Foote - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Fly Birds - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Holy Fingers, Mantis Toboggan, Unholy Sights, and Wild Pink - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Itty Bitty Bit Gen with Bit Brigade, Cowabunga Pizza Time, Steel Samurai, Garbage Master, and Master Sword - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jeff "Tain" Watts Trio (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Joe Vetter Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Operator Music Band, Wae, Vayda, and Surf Harp - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Overkill, Nile, Amorphis, and Swallow the Sun - Howard Theatre
• Passenger and the Paper Kites - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Sarah Tiana - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Slaves (UK) and Walk the Plank - DC9
• Throwing Plates, Basic Printer, and Del Florida - Velvet Lounge
• Tim Darcy (Ought) and Molly Burch - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tommy Emmanuel and Joe Robinson - Birchmere (It's Never Too Late Tour)
• Vita & the Woolf and Gracie & Rachel - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Thursday, 9 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Adam Savage & Michael Stevens - Warner Theatre (the Brain Candy Live Tour)
• Amaranthe, Failure Anthem, Citizen Zero, Cypher 16, and Smash Into Pieces - Baltimore SoundStage (Maximalism USA &: Canada Tour 2017)
• Appetite for Destruction (Guns 'n' Roses tribute) - State Theatre
• Be Steadwell - AMP
• Beautiful Secret Life: An Evenint of Live Music and Theatre Celebrating 'Ordinary' People - Jammin' Java
• Bond St District, Jenny Besetzt, Blacksage, and Hotline - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Friends Records Touring Showcase)
• the Electric Peacock Dance Band feat Michael Scoglio (formerly of the 19th Street Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Emmet Cohen Trio - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Enter the Haggis and Burning Bridget Cleary - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Il Volo - Notte Magica - A Tribute to The Three Tenors - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Los Campesinos! and Crying - 9:30 Club
• Mal Blum & the Blums, the Shondes, and Hemlines - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Maryann & Anthony - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Meer, Echoheart, Neaux, and QTY - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Project Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Royal Thunder, the Flying Eyes, and Alms - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Rozamov, Hush, and Serpents of Secrecy - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Valerie June and Anthony D'Amato - 6th & I


Friday, 10 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ali Wong - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Alison Crockett - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Anvil, Night Demon, Graveshadow, PAIN!, and Dead Atlantic - Jammin' Java
• Ari Hest and Chrissi Poland - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Australia's Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bad Influence Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Bumper Jacksons and Front Country - AMP
• the Chairman Dances and Harrison Lemke - the 16th Street Music House [6509 16th St NW, WDC]
• Delicate Steve - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Elena and Samora Pinderhughes - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Get Smart, Caz Gardiner, and Dentist Band - Joe Squared [33 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Jim Jeffries - DAR Constitution Hall (the Unusual Punishment Tour)
• Jonny Grave, Oh He Dead, and Derek Evry - Black Cat
• Mae, Owel, and the Constellations - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Marian McLaughlin, Faun & a Pan Flute, and Anthony Pirog - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC]
• Mercury Girls, Heat, Navy Gangs, and the Poise - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Paul Thorn and Andrew Duhon - the Hamilton
• Peter Cincotti - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club
• Rosanne Cash - Birchmere
• Scott Thorn - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - State Theatre
• Surf Bored, Bilge Rat, Bunny Boy, Reagan Cats, and Aerial View - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Thomas Rhett - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (2017 Home Team Tour)
• Vanessa Williams - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• XMC (Ex-Motorcycle Couriers), Sea Lilies, Subtastics, and the Sniffs - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 11 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ali Wong - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Alison Crockett - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Australia's Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bad Suns and From Indian Lakes - Ottobar (Baltimore) - sold out
• A BandHouse Gigs Tribute to Elvis Costello - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Beethoven's Emperor - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Christie Dashiell - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Darlingtonia, Bad Robot Jones, and Wanderlight - Velvet Lounge
• Day of the Beast (album release show), Deceased, Gloom, Inhumation, and Extermination Angel - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party featuring Biz Markie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hotel Garuda, Wingtip, and Aire Atlantica - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Howie Day - the Hamilton
• Joseph & the Beasts (album release show), Pocket Bells (release show), and Paris Monster - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Kennedys - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Laurie Anderson - Birchmere
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Paul Thorn - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Hammer & Nail 20th Anniversary Tour)
• Priests (record release) and Coup Sauvage & the Snips (record release) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club
• Rorie - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
Rosanne Cash - Birchmere CANCELLED
• the Screws, Unabombers, Red Arkade, Rat Infested, Payback, and LNT (Like No Tomorrow) - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• A Sound of Thunder, Unsullied, and One Slack Mind - Bunker Sports Café [510 E Market St, Leesburg, VA]
• Southern Soul Assembly (featuring JJ Grey, Luther Dickinson, Anders Osborne, & Marc Broussard) - Howard Theatre
• Strand of Oaks and Twin Limb - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Unity (311 tribute) and Ahab & Sir Alden - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Yellow Tie Guy, Since Antarctica, Stone Driver, and Bruce Parker (of Crooked Crow) - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java Local Scene Matinee - noon)


Sunday, 12 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Adaliah, Madtown, Subvert, Grievances, Common Caskets, and Pulses - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Cameron Avery - DC9
• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Deafheaven, This Will Destroy You, and Emma Ruth Rundle - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Lincoln Theatre (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kevin Sun Trio - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mousey Thompson's James Brown Experience - Howard Theatre
• Outcalls, Ensh, and $100 Girlfriend - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sam Patch and Sean Croft - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Shadow Band and Teething Veils - Galaxy Hut
• Sting - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (the 57th & 9th Tour)
• Sunn O))) and Big|Brave - 9:30 Club


Monday, 13 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Bourdon - Galaxy Hut
• Colin Hay - Birchmere
• Green Day and Against Me! - Verizon Center
• Moose Blood, Trophy Eyes, Boston Manor, and A Will Away - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Ten Tenors - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Tight Fright and Blood Mist - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 14 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Agent Orange, Guttermouth, the Queers, and Atom Age - Baltimore SoundStage
• Alina Baraz - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Antigone Rising - Jammin' Java
• Carlos Nunez - AMP
• the Expendables, RDGLDGRN, Tribal Theory, and Edjacated Phools - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Jacuzzi Boys and the Flying Faders - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) Postponed to 3/15/17
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Birchmere
• Regina Spektor - DAR Constitution Hall
• Ronnette Harrison - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 15 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Born of Osiris, Volumes, Oceans Ate Alaska, Within the Ruins, and Fire From the Gods - Baltimore SoundStage (the New Reign Tour)
• Devendra Banhart and the Grogs - 6th & I
• Flatfoot 56, Ninety Six Ghosts, Dead End Lane, and Last Call Hooligans - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• For the Fire, Echoheart, Sonic Creeps, Mangog, the Crownless, and StainedGlassSociety - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Hippie Sabotage - 9:30 Club (Chasing the Wild Tour)
• Jacuzzi Boys, the Flying Faders, and the Lushpockets - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 3/14/17)
• Kodo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Nicholas Payton: CD release party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Secondhand Serenad (Awake: the Ten Year Anniversary Tour), Hawthorne Heights (acoustic), Ronnie Winter (of the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus), and Kenny Holland - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Senses Fail, Counterparts, Movements, and Like Pacific - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Thursday, 16 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Angel Maker, Falsifier, Extortionist, Filth, and Silent on Fifth Street - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Brad Mehldau: Three Pieces After Bach - 6th & I
• BSO: Celtic Celebration - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eviyan - Strathmore (Mansion)
Funk Parade Kickoff Jam: Reesa Renee News, Joe Keyes "The Late Bloomer" & the Late Bloomer Band, Alex Vaughn, Kazaxe by Azuka Bom, and more - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Grandchildren, $100 Girlfriend, and Reagan Cats - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Honeytomb, Solitary Set, Young Drunks, and Cobra - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• J Pope, Lafayette Gilchrist & the Sonic Trip Masters, and Alison Shearer Band - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jens Lekman - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Katatonia, Caspian, and Uncured - 9:30 Club
• Leslie West of Mountain - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Lite and Mouse on the Keys - Baltimore SoundStage
• Method Man & Redman - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Names and Troy Everett - Velvet Lounge
• Nicholas Payton: CD release party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Oathbreaker, King Woman, and Jaye Jayle - DC9
• Patrick Garrity & Corey Marshall - AMP
• Redleg Husky - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Underdog Champs (Skeletons in Daylight EP release), 3PM, and Better Homes - Jammin' Java
• Vanessa Carlton and Tristen - Birchmere
• Vic Ruggiero (of the Slackers) and the Transmitters - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (BlueBeat DC March)
• Young Dubliners - the Hamilton


Friday, 17 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Bell Biv Devoe and DJ Money - Verizon Center (Wizards Friday Night Concert Series)
• Black Rose (Thin Lizzy tribute), Manta Rat (Pixies tribute), N.E.W. Athens (R.E.M. tribute), and Rare Candy (video game tune tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Captured By Robots (20 Years of Suffering Tour) - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Chris Knight & Will Hoge - Birchmere
• Doctor Smoke, Mr. Seaweed, and Mountainwolf - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Dungen - DC9
• Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Galactic, the Hip Abduction, and Con Brio - 9:30 Club
• A Great Big World: An Evening with Ian & Chad - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Hellpie, Throwdown Syndicate, Faith In Jane, and APF - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD] (St. Patricks Day Metal Blowout)
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Notches, Chill Parents, Narrow/Arrow, and (Stop Worrying &) Love the Bomb - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• PnB Rock with special guest Lil Nei - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Prahns, Bottled Up, and Alan Michael Project - Velvet Lounge
• Rivers & Rhodes and Aaron Tinjum & the Tangents - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Some Kind of Nightmare, Consumed with Hatred, Bust Off, and Textbook Fascist - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Somi - Howard Theatre
• Vundabar and Sports - Comet Ping Pong


Saturday, 18 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Bang, Mountain of Wizard (members of Eyehategod), and Weed Is Weed - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Beya Likhari, Cal Rips, Joy Postell, and j.robb - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Center Stage Comedy Tour: Sommore, Arnez J, John Witherspoon - DAR Constitution Hall
• David Rose - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Galactic and the Hip Abduction - 9:30 Club
• Go Mod Go! and Hall Monitors - Comet Ping Pong
• A Great Big World: An Evening with Ian & Chad with Allie Moss - the Hamilton
• Jose James: "Love in a Time of Madness" featuring Nate Smith - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Loston Harris - AMP
• the Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 1: Songs 1-25) - Lincoln Theatre
• Maluma - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Michael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mike Love - Jammin' Java (The Beginning of Days 2017 Tour)
• National Philharmonic: Brahms' Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• People's Blues of Richmond - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rachel Ann Morgan - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Rob Schneider - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Tom Rush and Matt Nakoa - Birchmere
• Two Dragons & a Cheetah - Rock & Roll Hotel
• War Orphans, Dissonance, Jarvis, and BI - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Will Hoge - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)


Sunday, 19 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Airpark (formerly of The Apache Relay), Fives, and Minimus the Poet - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Andy Suzuki - Jammin' Java
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Destroyer of Worlds, Ca$h $lave Clique, and Chris LiButti - Bossa (Stratum: Experimental Music Series)
• Joe Brotherton Quintet and Sons of Pitches - Velvet Lounge
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 2 PM)
• Local Natives and Little Scream - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 2: Songs 26-50) - Lincoln Theatre
• Marc Cohn: 25th Anniversary Show - Birchmere
• Nails, Toxic Holocaust, and Gatecreeper - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Peter White - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Red Elvises - IOTA Club & Café
• Rhonda Vincent & the Rage - the Hamilton
• Rick Alberico - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Ronnie Milsap - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Tennis and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - 9:30 Club


Monday, 20 March 2017 [link to this day]

• After the Burial, Emmure, Fit for a King, Fit for an Autopsy, Invent, and Artifacts - Baltimore SoundStage
• At the Drive-In - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Chris Botti - Birchmere
• Moullinex and Da Chick - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 21 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Lee Tasjan and Luke Mitchem - DC9
• Chris Botti - Birchmere
• Grouplove - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• In the Vane of . . . The Grateful Dead: Annapolis artists playing tributes & Grateful Dead-inspired originals - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• In the Vein Of . . . The Grateful Dead: Annapolis Artists Playing Tribues & Grateful Dead Inspired Originals - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Modern Baseball, Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band, Sorority Noise, and the Obsessives - 9:30 Club
• Mykki Blanco and Cakes Da Killa - Ottobar (Baltimore) (The Stunt Queen Tour)
• Nouvelle Vague and Liset Alea - Howard Theatre
• Sad13 and Stef Chura - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 22 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Alex Lahey - DC9
• Andrew Scotchie - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Bobby Muncy - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Brian McShea & the Sidemen, Frankie & Betty, Ben Higginbotham, and Kai Orion - Velvet Lounge
• Downtown Boys and Sneaks - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Eldar Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ethan Foote - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Extreme Mosh Night #2 (lineup TBA) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Foxygen - 9:30 Club
• Kasey Chambers - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• New Found Glory - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• the Regrettes - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Remwar, Guilt Parade, and Cell - Chill Factory [DIY Space in NW WDC] (Benefit for #NoDAPL)
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Soul Adrenaline & Sons of Brass - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Thursday, 23 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Boo Seeka - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Cosmonauts and the Molochs - DC9
• Dagger Moon, Surgeon, Erlkonig, and Sickdeer - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Districts - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Downlink & Arius with Ruckle and Riza - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• FuzzQueen, the Howl, and More AM Than FM - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Jazz Band Master Class - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Show only)
• Kasey Chambers and Seth Walker - Birchmere
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Laith Al-Saadi - the Hamilton
• Lulu Wiles - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mounsieur Perine and Gaiteros de SanGuashington - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 3/25/17)
• Paul Reed Smith Band (CD release party) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Revivalists and Atlas Road Crew - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Thomas Anders & Modern Talking Band in concert - DAR Constitution Hall
• Yacht Rock Revue - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Zombies: Odessey & Oracle 50th Anniversary - 9:30 Club


Friday, 24 March 2017 [link to this day]

Baltimore Music Festival: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat, K-Ci & JoJo, and Avant - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• the Blind Boys of Alabama - Howard Theatre
• the Bold Deceivers, Penny Pistolero, and Aaron Tonkin & the Tangents - Velvet Lounge
• the Clarks - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Devolver, Mostly Dead, Black Antler, Genosha, and Radical Discharge - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Enter Shikari (A Take to the Skies 10-year celebration) and Being As an Ocean - Baltimore SoundStage
• Erica Campbell of Mary Mary and DJ Enya - Verizon Center (Wizards Friday Night Concert Series - Faith & Family Night)
• Franco De Vita - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Inter Arma and Holy Mountain Top Removers - DC9
• the Japanese House and Blaise Moore - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Minus the Bear, Beach Slang, and Bayonne - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Multicult, Parlor Walls, Birth(Defects), and Gull - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Nick Andrew Staver and David Massey - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company - singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover - Kennedy Center
• One Woman Sex & the City - AMP
• the Pietasters, the Combs, Thee Lexington Arrows, and the Do Likes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Fundraiser for the Baltimore Academy of Illustration)
• the R&B Jazz Quintet: Kenny Rittenhouse & Herman Burney - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Rahsaan Patterson and Nao Yoshioka - Birchmere
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Sofi Tukker - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• SOHN - 9:30 Club
• tenThing - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)


Saturday, 25 March 2017 [link to this day]

• the 2017 Aca-Challenge hosted by the Alexandria Harmonizers - BLACKOUT, Backtrack, Polaeris, CMU Originals, the BLuesTones of JMU, and UMD Faux Paz, with an appearance by the 2016 Aca-Challenge champs All Natural - Lincoln Theatre
• Avital Meets Avital: Avi Avital & Omer Avital - 6th & I
• Aztec Sun, Staycation, and Moogatu - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Back to the 90s featuring Dammit Josie (Blink 182 tribute), Wrestle with Jimmy (Weezer tribute) - Jammin' Java (9 PM Late Show)
• Big Thief, Palehound, and Snail Mail - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• BSO: Stravinsky's Petrushka - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bust Off, Scumboyz, Out of Spite, and the Donalds - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Chicano Batman, 79.5, and Sadgirl - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chris Anderson and Nicole Belanus - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Flashback Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Funeral Nation, Deathrash, Sacrificial Blood, Vorator, and Bestial Evil - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD] (Evil Conspiracy)
• Jack Broadbent - Jammin' Java (6:30 PM Early Show)
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Larry Keel Experience, the Dirty Grass Players, and Peck & Penn - Gypsy Sally's
• Legs McNeil reading/signing of Please Kill Me - 20th anniversary edition - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Metal Uprising 12: Silence The Blind, Croatoan, Pain Tank, Ritualistic, Encasing Embrace - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
Mounsieur Perine and Gaiteros de SanGuashington - Howard Theatre MOVED TO 3/23/17
• NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company - singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover - Kennedy Center
• One Woman Sex & the City: A Parody on Love, Friendship, and Shoes - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Pottercon - Baltimore SoundStage (2 PM Show)
• Powers and Bridgit Mendler - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the R&B Jazz Quintet: Kenny Rittenhouse & Herman Burney - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Shenandoah Run - AMP
• the Subdudes - Birchmere
• Ten (Pearl Jam tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Twiddle and Aqueous - 9:30 Club
• Young Dubliners with Andy Stack & Adrien Reju - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)


Sunday, 26 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ann Wilson (of Heart) - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Art Sherrod Jr. - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Calvin Love and Heat - DC9
• Cher - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Graeme of Thrones - Howard Theatre
• Kevin Eubanks: Solo - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Living Body - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Nana Grizol, Bad Moves, David Dondero, and Bacchae - Comet Ping Pong
• Pottercon - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Righteous Brothers Bill Medley and Bucky Heard - Birchmere
• the Second City: We're All In This Room Together - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Simple Plan (No Pads, No Helmets . . . Just Balls 15th Anniversary Tour), Set It Off, and Seaway - Baltimore SoundStage
• Sote - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Stevie Nicks and the Pretenders - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (24 Karat Gold Tour)
• Trentemoller - 9:30 Club
• Voodoo Glow Skulls, Oldham Boys, the Upstarters, Idleminds, and MSH - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Monday, 27 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Allah-Las and the Babe Rainbow (OZ) - 9:30 Club
• Dave Kline Band - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gina Sobel, Sarah Quintanna, and Selena Benally - the Dew Drop Inn DC [2801 8th St NE, WDC] (Sisters of the Golden Gloom Presents - a Benefit for the DC Abortion Fund)
• June Pastel, No Sun, Boat Water, and Rachel Winder - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Laura Stevenson, Adult Mom, and Alice Bag - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ne-Hi and Makeup Girl - DC9
• Patrick Watson - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Pretenders - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 28 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Architects, Stray from the Path, and Make Them Suffer - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Back to the 80s Murder Mystery - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Bastille - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Calvin Love and Modern Nomad - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express and the Bottle Rockets - the Hamilton
• James McMurtry & Tift Merritt - Birchmere
• JoJo - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 29 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Ann Wilson (of Heart) - Birchmere
• Antiphons, Cinema Hearts (solo), and Weston Smith - Comet Ping Pong
• BSQ - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Christian Lopez Band and Erick Willis - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• David Lindley - Jammin' Java
• George Clanton, Negative Gemini, and Blacksage - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hippo Campus and Magic City Hippies - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• James McCartney and Dan Lipton Trio - Gypsy Sally's
• Jordan Smith (of The Voice) - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - 9:30 Club
• the Menzingers, Jeff Rosenstock, and Rozwell Kid - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Noam Pikelny - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 30 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Battle of the Brass Bands featuring Pitchblak Brass Band, High & Mighty Brass Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Blue October - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• The Choir (Wide-Eyed Wonder reunion tour) - Jammin' Java
• Glen Phillips (of Toad the Wet Sprocket) and Amber Rubarth - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• James McCartney - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Jimmy Carr - Warner Theatre
• Joshua Redman Quartet - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 8 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Maya Beiser - AMP
• Middle Kids - DC9
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Poco - Birchmere
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Screening of Underground Civilization DC Metal documentary film - Landmark's E Street Cinema [555 11th St NW, WDC]
• Skinny Lister - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sonnder, Samuel Powers, and the GoAround - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tim "Ripper" Owens and Ghosts of War - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• William Singe and Alex Alono - 9:30 Club


Friday, 31 March 2017 [link to this day]

• Archspire, Arkaik, Silent on Fifth St., Delenda, and Hyraeth - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Bruised Ego, Bust Off, Payback, and Vile/Scum - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC] (DCRCC Benefit)
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chris Brown, Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, and Kap G - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (the Party Tour)
• Doomsday Student (Three One G, members of Arab On Radar + Chinese Stars), Permanent Waves (ex Thank You, Oh Hang), Baklavaa, and Sensitive Hearts - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Falu's Bollywood Orchestra - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Four Years Strong, Can't Swim, Light Years, and Sleep On It - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Glen Phillips (of Toad the Wet Sprocket) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Hayley Fahey - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kari Job (The Garden Tour) and Jonathan David & Melissa Helser from Bethel Music - McLean Bible Church [8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA]
• The Knights & Christina Courtin: A Part of the 2017 SHIFT Festival of American Orchestras - the Hamilton
• Larry Graham & Graham Central Station - Birchmere
• Mac Sabbath, Metalachi, and Okilly Dokilly - Black Cat (Mainstage - Mockstrocity Tour)
• Ocean Orchestra & the Kennedys - AMP
• Princess Nokia and Ayes Cold - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC] - sold out
• Reginald Cyntje - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Rocket City Riot, Floodlore, and the Originators - Velvet Lounge
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rufus Roundtree & Da B'More Brass Factory, Black Masala, and DJ Landis Expandis - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Six Organs of Admittance and Literals - DC9
• Thursday, Touché Amoré, Basement, and Wax Idols - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tory & Paula Haag - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Vince Staples and Kilo Kish - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Virginia Creep, Asthma Castle, the Rememberables, and Drugs of Faith - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre


Saturday, 1 April 2017 [link to this day]

• the Bad Plus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Brent & Co. - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Broken Hills, Brick Top, and Railsplitter - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Corey Smith and Jacob Powell - Birchmere (in the Flex Stage)
• Dana Fuchs - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Festival of Laughs: Mike Epps with Bruce Bruce, Ricky Smiley, and Felipe Esparza - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Go Cozy, Son Step, Grace Vonderkuhn, and Fellow Creatues - Haushouse [1349 Monroe St NE, WDC]
• Haters Roast - Warner Theatre
• Jay Som and the Courtneys - DC9 - sold out
• Lambchop - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Luke Brindley & David Mansfield Duo (live recording) - Jammin' Java
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Portugal. The Man and HDBeenDope - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Princess Nokia - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Reginald Cyntje - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Rodney Crowell - the Hamilton
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Saul Hernandez - Howard Theatre
• the Slackers, the Scotch Bonnets, and the Captivators - Rock & Roll Hotel


Sunday, 2 April 2017 [link to this day]

• BlueHouse Project - Jammin' Java
• BSO: Rimsky-Korsakov's Scherazade - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Fourplay - Birchmere
• High Waisted, the Rememberables, and Greenland - DC9
Kehlani - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out POSTPONED TO 7/13/17
• Marissa Nadler and the Holy Circle - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Moon Bounce, Ehiorobo, and Good Intent & Yung Shonen - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Nelson Dougherty - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Portugal. The Man and HDBeenDope - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Roy Hargrove - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rusted Root and Nicholas David - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Shinebright: Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Family Force 5, Jordan Feliz, with pre-show party featuring Urban Rescue and Derek Minor - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Thao (of the Get Down Stay Down) and Yowler - Rock & Roll Hotel


Monday, 3 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Dale Watson & Ray Benson (aka Dale & Ray) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Distant Creatures, Burnt Seeds, and Louisa Hall - Galaxy Hut
• Half Waif - DC9
• Kehlani, Ella Mai, Jahkoy, and Noodles - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, and the Devil Wears Prada - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 4 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Bowling For Soup, Runaway Kids, and Direct Hit - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fourplay - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• He Is Legend, Birthright, and Changeover - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Kolars and NAH. - DC9
• Xylouris White (featuring Jim White of the Dirty Three) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 5 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Amy Grant - Birchmere
• Anne Lamott - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Citizen Cope: solo/acoustic listening performance - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Deon CleanCutt - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Gauche, Bat Fangs, Faunas, and DJ Tariq - Comet Ping Pong
• Meklit Hadero - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mo Lowda and Stop Light Observations - DC9
• Peter Bradley Adams - Jammin' Java
• Ronna and Beverly Live! - 9:30 Club
• Stolas, Mylets, Icarus the Owl, and Body Thief - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Zucchero - Fillmore Silver Spring (Black Cat Live Tour)


Thursday, 6 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Annie Wu (flute) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Astronoid, Replacire, Artifacts, and Wings Denied - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• BSO: Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique - Strathmore (Music Center)
Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• Eliane Elias - the Hamilton
• Gregoire Maret featuring Christie Dashiell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• John Mayer - Verizon Center
• Marcus Miller - Birchmere
• Operators and Charly Bliss - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Pitch Talks with Brittany Ghiroli, Dan Connolly, Jim Hunter, Roch Kubatko - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Shane Koyczan, spoken word artist - Jammin' Java
• Spanky Brown & Todd Riley - AMP
• Ten Feet Tall - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• UK Subs, the Virus, Scene of Irony, Riots, and Ravagers - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Vim & Vigor, the Forgotten Man, and Tempercrush - Velvet Lounge
• the Weeks and the Lonely Biscuits - DC9 - sold out
• Witch Coast, Kal Marks, and BRNDA - Comet Ping Pong


Friday, 7 April 2017 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Billy Currington - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Boss Hog, Escape-ism (Ian Svenonius), and Anna Connolly - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Butler, Fight the Giant (ex-Cobbler), Daniel Heffington, and Andrew Sales - Jammin' Java
• Croatoan (CD release show), Sluagh, Of Tyrants, Lord, and One Slack Mind - Addy's Lounge At Best Western [10820 Balls Ford Rd, Manassas, VA]
• Crystal Fighters - Black Cat (Mainstage)
Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• Don McLean - Birchmere
• Ego Likeness, Technophobia, Nahja Mora, Stars & the Sea, and Fun Never Starts - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Eli Lev, Rex, Emma G, Griffin & the Flying V, and DJ Alpaline - Velvet Lounge
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/28/16)
• Home Free - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - IOTA Club & Café
• Kathy Griffin - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - State Theatre
• Marcus Miller - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Over the Rhine - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Peter Aaron (Chrome Cranks) / Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) duo, Prearie Sol, and Aaron Leitko - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Peyote Pilgrim and Burt the Dirt - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and ELM - Electric Love Machine - 9:30 Club
• the Radiohead Jazz Project - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Secret Society - AMP
• SF Jazz Collective: the Music of Miles Davis & Original Compositions - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Steel Panther - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Urban Bush Women: Walking with 'Trane - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan - DAR Constitution Hall


Saturday, 8 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Alphabet Rockers - AMP (10:30 AM show - Kids' pajama jam party)
• Anoushka Shankar - 6th & I (Two shows - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Bianca Del Rio - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Big Sean - Fillmore Silver Spring (I Decided Tour 2017)
• Braddock Station Garrison (CD release show), Black Dog Prowl, and Don Zientara - IOTA Club & Café
• Cécile McLorin Salvant and Aaron Diehl - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• Darlingtonia, Rock Creek Kings, and Kevin J Olson - Velvet Lounge
• Deadmau5 and Feed Me - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• The Duskwhales & Milo in the Doldrums (Duel CD Release Show) with Kid Brother - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9 PM)
• the Fighter and the Kid Live - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 10/27/16)
• Justin Jones, Beccs, and Down Dexter - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Laides Sing the Blues - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - State Theatre
• Lisa Lampanelli - Lincoln Theatre
• Maggie Rogers - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Meli'sa Morgan - Howard Theatre
• Mr. Carmack, Rexx Life Raj, Mike Gao, Kidd Marvel - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Negura Bunget, Worthless, Voarm, and Enthauptung - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD]
• Oryssa, VO/ID, Timberbrooke, EastDear Park, AzurA, Oceanfront, Neurotic, Calling Down Fire, Watersdeep, Somniatis - VFW McLean Post 8241 [1051 Spring Hill Rd, McLean, VA] (Child Abuse Awareness Fest - 3 PM)
• Over the Rhine - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Paul Pfau, Hey Monea, and Grant Stinnett - Jammin' Java (Early show - 5 PM)
• the Radiohead Jazz Project - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Riders in the Sky - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• SF Jazz Collective: the Music of Miles Davis & Original Compositions - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Urban Bush Women: Walking with 'Trane - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• the Vi-Kings - AMP
• Vintage #18 - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Willie Nile - the Hamilton


Sunday, 9 April 2017 [link to this day]

• B.A.P. - Warner Theatre
• Bucky Malone, Che Amour, Crown Marquiss, and O$hea - Velvet Lounge (the Fresh Faces Tour)
Damaged City Fest 2017 (daily lineups TBA) the Marked Men, Angel Dust, Fury, Krimewatch, Praise, Red Death, Exit Order, Dark Thoughts, Concealed Blade, Anarquia Vertical, Profile, Siamese Twins, Line of Sight, Fried Egg, Unified Right, Hero Dishonest, Mad Existence, Futuro, FYPM, Gun Candy, Guilt Parade, and more TBA - TBA [DC]
• Emily Wells - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Gold Connections, Suburban Living, and Dove Lady - DC9
• GW Band Spring Concert - Lisner Auditorium (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• GW Orchestra Spring Concert - Lisner Auditorium (7 PM Evening Show)
• the Hard Travelers: Farewell Concert - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Human Energy Field and Axxa Abraxas - Galaxy Hut
• Jain and Two Feet - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• John 5 & the Creatures - State Theatre
• Levon Mikaelian - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Lisa Prank, AquaReef, Dogbreth, and Lavender - Comet Ping Pong
• Riders in the Sky: Salute to Roy Rogers - Birchmere
• SF Jazz Collective: the Music of Miles Davis & Original Compositions - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Stewart Sisters (CD Release Party) - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke - Jammin' Java (TFDI Tour)
• Xiu Xiu and Halloween Tres - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Monday, 10 April 2017 [link to this day]

• American Television and Highway Cross - Galaxy Hut
• Emily Wells - Black Cat (Backstage)
Modern English, the Veldt, and Shadow Age - Rock & Roll Hotel CANCELLED
• the Octopus Project and Deaf Scene - DC9
• SeepeopleS, Skelliton, and Faded Giant - Jammin' Java
• the Stanley Clarke Band - Birchmere


Tuesday, 11 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Dale & Ray (Dale Watson & Ray Benson) - Birchmere
• the Generics, Insolence, and Soldiers of Suburbia - Jammin' Java (Spring It On)
• Howie Day - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Keith Busey & Friends featuring Kat Rollins & Gregory Cooper - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pontiak and Penguin - DC9 (Presented by Right Proper, Pen Druid, and Stone Brewing and featuring the debut of the collaboration beer, SOUSED (Right Proper / Pen Druid / Stone / Greg from sunn0)))))
• Son Volt and Anders Parker - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 12 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Baroness and Trans Am - 9:30 Club (DC Brau's Sixth Anniversary Party)
• Birds of Chicago and Missy Raines & the New Hip - Gypsy Sally's
• Blaqstarr, Geologist (Animal Collective), James Nasty, Bond St. District, Blacksage, and Natural Velvet - Rock & Roll Hotel (Presented by Union Brewing & Friends Records: Indie Dance Baltimore Invasion)
• Bridget Kearney (from Lake Street Dive (Won't Let You Down record release show) and Fit Club - Jammin' Java
• Jozef Nadj - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Leela James & Daley - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Moon Bounce, Ehiorobo, Logicoma, and Aaron Emmanuel (of Glass Mannequins) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Normal State, Watermedown, Particle Devotion, and Pinkwench - Velvet Lounge
• Patrick McAvinue - Strathmore (Manson)
• Red Hot Chili Peppers and Babymetal - Verizon Center
• Stokley (from Mint Condition and Annale - Birchmere
• Tom Savage - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Why? and Eskimeaux - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Thursday, 13 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Burt the Dirt - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Cheikh Ndoye & Friends: CD release party with Karen Briggs, Raul Pineda, & Arshak Sirunyan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cory Branan and Jared Hart - Jammin' Java
• Dan + Shay - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Diet Cig, Daddy Issues, DC Gr!asp, and Bad Moves - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dirty Bourbon River Show - the Hamilton
• Grace Morrison - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Heavy Breathing and Des Demonas - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Heavy Pets and Backup Planet - Gypsy Sally's
• King Giant, Cavern, and Lord - Atlas Brew Works [2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, WDC] (CBC 2017 Metal Night with TRVE Brewing)
• The Musical Box (recreation of Genesis "Black Show" version of Selling England By the Pound) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Pile, Gnarwahl, and Two Inch Astronaut - DC9
• Rain (Beatles tribute) - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Samantha Fish and Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi - Birchmere
• Stymied, Mommy, Prison Postumo, Humanmania, and Koev Halev - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Terry Malts and Shark Toys - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Time and Plake 64 & the Hexagrams - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Welcome to Night Vale and Erin McKeown - Lincoln Theatre


Friday, 14 April 2017 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Chaz Bundick Meets the Mattson 2 and Madeline Kenney - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Cheikh Ndoye & Friends: CD release party with Karen Briggs, Raul Pineda, & Arshak Sirunyan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chelsea Grin, Ice Nine Kills, Gideon, Enterprise Earth, and the Blessing of This Curse - Baltimore SoundStage (Self Inflicted Tour)
• Classic Albums Live: David Bowie - the Rise and Flal of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Dan TDM - DAR Constitution Hall
• Dangermuffin (album release party), the Trongone Band, and Bencoolen - Gypsy Sally's
• Def Leppard, Poison, and Tesla - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Gina Sobel and Marian McLaughlin - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Leela James & Daley - Warner Theatre
• Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer) - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Early Show)
• Local House Showcase: Sam Burns, DJ Nav, Sol Power All-Stars, Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Lucid Petrichord, Surprise Attack, and Leo & Cygnus - Velvet Lounge
• The Machine Performs Pink Floyd - State Theatre
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Marc Scibilia and Corey Harper & Brad Ray - Birchmere
• Marquis Hill Blacktet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
• Moogatu and The Last Rewind (DC's Phish tribute) - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show, presented by Heady Entertainment)
• the Motet and Reed Mathis & Electric Beethoven - 9:30 Club
• Queen Wolf (Unsung Monsters release show), PLRLS, Enemy Insects, and (Stop Worrying &) Love the Bomb - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Sallie Ford and Molly Burch - DC9
• Tim Whalen - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Tribute to Charlie Byrd - AMP
• the Wedding Present and Colleen Green Band - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Weight (featuring former members of the Band, Levon Helm Band, and Rick Danko Group) - the Hamilton


Saturday, 15 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Biffy Clyro and O'Brother - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Bound by the Grave, Surgeon, Sapremia, Bestial Evil, Xeukatre, Rotten, and Jera - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (the Unification of Evil)
• Broadway Sings - 6th & I
• Caleb Stine & the Revelations, Saleem & the Music Lovers, and Small Axe - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Carbon Leaf and Me & My Brother - Baltimore SoundStage
• Chatham County Line - the Hamilton
• Cleve Francis - Birchmere
• Cyril Hahn, Philip Goyette, and Enamour - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Denise Taylor, Pretty Boi Drag, and Lafayette Wright - Black Cat (Mainstage - Church Night)
• Dr. Yes, the NRIs, and I Am the Kaleidoscope - Velvet Lounge
• Eleanor Tallie and Jay Byrd - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: God Save the Queens - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Geoffrey Keezer Trio with special guest Gillian Margot - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - KC Jazz Club - 7 & 9 PM)
Great American Canyon Band and Furniture - Ottobar (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• Grits & Biscuits - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Guys We F@#ked: The Experience - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) - sold out
• Joshua James (full band) and Timmy the Teeth - Jammin' Java (6 PM Early Show)
• Mod Sun, Marty Grimes, and SwagHollywood - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Owen Danoff (hometown hero of The Voice) - AMP
• the Pharmacy Prophets - IOTA Club & Café
• Pink Talking Fish and Litz - Gypsy Sally's
• Same, Joy Buttons, Spirit Plots, and Mt. Rainier - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Slapshot, Activate, Copstabber, and Oldham Boys - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Stolen Jars, Julian, and Thet Wel - Comet Ping Pong
• Theo Katzman and Sara Curtin - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM Late Show)
• Tiger Okoshi Quintet: Japanese Jazz Series - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tim Whalen - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel (Two shows - 7 PM & 11 PM)


Sunday, 16 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 3 PM All Ages Matinee & 7 PM 21+ evening show)
• Betty Who and Vérité - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Boondox, Blaze, Lex the Hex Master, Minister Makobre, Isolated Beingz, and Sike Sick & Super 'Ro - Baltimore SoundStage (The Murder 2017 Tour)
• Chuck Berry Tribute Concert - Jammin' Java
• Emily Henry and Rachel Levitin - IOTA Club & Café
• the Garden and Fat Tony - DC9
• John Frum (member of Dillinger Escape Plan) and Cemeery Piss - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Nancy Harms - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Permanent Waves, Escape-ism, and Aaron Leitko - Comet Ping Pong
• Raya Brass Band, Mondawmin, and While You Were Sleeping - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Silence in Solitude, Of Tyrants, Artifacts, Minefield, and Salem - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sweet Spirit and Milo in the Doldrums - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tiger Okoshi Quintet: Japanese Jazz Series - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tony Risotto and Poster Boy - Galaxy Hut


Monday, 17 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Alex Parez and Sunchild - Galaxy Hut
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Erin Weston (Anchored album release concert), the Magi, and Eugene Lee - Jammin' Java
• Hemlines, Hiccup, and Chill Parents - DC9
• Mao Sone Quartet: Japanese Jazz Series - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Northbound, Daisyhead, Tigerwine, Face Value, and Associations - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Sondre Lerche and Dedekind Cut - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Tuesday, 18 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Band of Us, Tim Neil, and Scott Knowles - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bluffs, Tiny Hazard, and $100 Girlfriend - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Boogie, Kaiydo, Kemba, and Michael Christmas - Rock & Roll Hotel (No Ceilings Presented by Pigeons & Planes)
• the Coathangers, Residuals, and Venn - DC9
• Erena Terakubo Quartet: Japanese Jazz Series - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Explosions in the Sky - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Gnash - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Sleepover Tour)
• Junius, InAeona, We Were Black Clouds, and Corpse Light - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Kinky Friedman and Brian Molnar - the Hamilton
• Rozes and Exnations - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 19 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Abby Schaffer - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Ami Nakazono: Japanese Jazz Series - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Big Wild, Tennyson, and IHF (Imagined Herbal Flows - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Clean Bandit, Zara Larsson, and Starley - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Culture Gabfest Live in DC - the Hamilton
• Deadbeat Holiday, Lost Sanity, Subject to Change, and Infection X - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Den-Mate (EP Release), Nuex, and Purrer - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Explosions in the Sky - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Hackensaw Boys and the Tillers - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Hammered Satin and the Phantom Killers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jeffrey Herbert - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• K Camp, Lil Tae, Duck Myers, and Nature Boi - Baltimore SoundStage
Leon Russell with Riley Etheridge Jr. - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 10/10/16) CANCELLED - Leon Russell passed away on 11/13/16
• Lydia Ainsworth and Ami Dang - DC9
• Neurotic, Canvas People, and Delta Creeps - Velvet Lounge
• O-Town and Sonny Mackenzi - Jammin' Java
• Ryan Montbleau Band (album release) and the Suitcase Junket (album release) - Gypsy Sally's
• Tinariwen - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Thursday, 20 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Aimee Mann and Jonathan Coulton - Lincoln Theatre
• Average White Band - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Better Off Dead and Dead Red (acoustic Dead with Rex Wilkes of Better Off Dead & Larry Joseloff) - Gypsy Sally's
• Big Wild, Tennyson, and IHF (Imagined Herbal Flows - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• BSO: the Doo Wop Project - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chris Cassaday and Lulus Fate - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Chronixx and Zincfence - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Girl Band and Bambara - DC9
• Hot 8 Brass Band and Viva La Hop - Jammin' Java
• Jason Kanter & Keith Purnell - AMP
• Jazz Band Master Class - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Show only)
• Joe Pug and Laura Tsaggaris - the Hamilton
• John McCutcheon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kiss & Ride - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Oddissee & Good Company and Olivier St. Louis - 9:30 Club
• Pentagram, Brant Bjork, Royal Thunder, and Black Wizard - Baltimore SoundStage
• Scotty B's 420 Show with the Merlin Trick and Paper Trails - Velvet Lounge
• Senri Oe: Japanese Jazz Series - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sophie Auster and See - IOTA Club & Café
• Super City, Oh Malo, Bat House, and Vayda - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Vita and the Woolf and Margot MacDonald - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Weed Is Weed, Snakefeast, Blood Mist, and Asthma Castle - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 21 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Acid Mothers Temple and Babylon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
Amorphis and Swallow the Sun - Baltimore SoundStage MOVED TO THE OTTOBAR
• Amorphis, Swallow the Sun, Iris Divine, and Novarium - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Moved from Baltimore Soundstage)
• Arijit Singh - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• Average White Band - Birchmere
• Avram Fefer & Michael Bisio Duo - RhizomeDC [6950 Maple St NW, WDC]
Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, and Kap G - Verizon Center (The Party Tour) POSTPONED TO 4/23/17 due to Capitals' playoff schedule
• Dan Savage's Hump Film Festival - Black Cat (Mainstage - shows at 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Disco Risque - IOTA Club & Café
• Drive-By Truckers and Hiss Golden Messenger - 9:30 Club
• Hackensaw Boys and the Tillers - the Hamilton
• Happy Abandon, TOMA, and Bleach Bones - Velvet Lounge
• In This Moment, Motionless in White, Avatar, and Gemini Syndrome - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Justin Trawick & the Common Good - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Katt Williams - DAR Constitution Hall
• the Linemen and the Grandsons - Jammin' Java
• Lizz Wright - Howard Theatre
• Luca Lush and Savage Patch, K Cap - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Luis Faife Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Me First & the Gimme Gimmes, Masked Intruder, and Pears - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Nappy Riddem, Talking Dreads, and Higher Education - Gypsy Sally's (Post 4/20 Earth Day Show)
• Parachute and Kris Allen - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Pat McGee Band - performs 1998's General Admission live album - with Michael Tolcher - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Periphery, the Contortionist, Norma Jean, and Infinity Shred - Fillmore Silver Spring (Sonic Unrest II)
• Raise the Black Flag Fest: Pain Tank, Paid In Full, Blue Collar War, Backblast, Hellpie, Croatoan - Falls Church VFW [7118 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA]
• Richard Thompson (solo acoustic) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Surfer Blood and Paperhaus - DC9 - sold out
• Troll Tribe and Water Cycle - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Saturday, 22 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Aaron Tinjum & the Tangents and T&J - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Average White Band - Birchmere - sold out
• Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Branford Marsalis Quartet and Kurt Elling - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• Brit Floyd - Warner Theatre
• Bust Off, Skumboyz, Charged Minds, and Throwdown Syndicate - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]
• Cage the Elephant - Lincoln Theatre (Live and Unpeeled: the Acoustic Tour) - sold out
• Dan Savage's Hump Film Festival - Black Cat (Mainstage - shows at 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Dengue Fever - AMP
• Drive-By Truckers and Hiss Golden Messenger - 9:30 Club
• Frank Iero & the Patience and Dave Hause & the Mermaid - Baltimore SoundStage
Grounds for Celebration Festival: Chopteeth, Alex Brown Trio, Ron Holloway Band, the Wharf Rats, Live!, Dirty Grass Players, Bele Bele Drum Collective, Letitia VanSant, Hambone - Merriweather Post Pavilion (2 PM Doors)
• Hat Band Showcase - Black Cat (Backstage - a benefit for Girls Rock! DC)
• Jonathan Sloane Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Julia Nixon with Dave Ylvisaker Dozen: the music of Burt Bacharach & Hal David - with Jon Carroll - the Hamilton
• Katt Williams - DAR Constitution Hall
• Luis Faife Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Methyl Ethel and Blonder - DC9
• National Philharmonic: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Nields - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• Quinn Sullivan (Midnight Highway album release tour) - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• the Ravyns, Kyf Brewer, Rob Fahey, Bobby Hird, Lee Townsend, and John Tracey - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Richard Thompson (solo acoustic) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Sarah R. Bagley Podcast Live - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Sarah Silverman - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• the Skatelites and Jah Works - Gypsy Sally's
• Soohan feat. Rawk Paper Scissors (reunion show) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sophie Auster, Angelica Garcia, and SEE - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Squirrel Nut Zippers and Ozomatli - State Theatre
• Taraka Larson of Prince Rama - DJ Set & Now Age Lecture - Comet Ping Pong
• TEDxFoggyBottom 2017 - Lisner Auditorium (9 AM Conference)
• Voltax, Seax, Humungus, White Hornet, and Sangre Inedita - El Gran Chaparral [8307 Annapolis Rd, New Carrolton, MD] (Storm of Steel)
• Will Eastman (Hilo album release party) with guest vocalists Outputmessage, Haile Supreme, Ameer Dyson, Philco, Ozker, and visuals by Flash Frequency - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Yufan Shankar Raja - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena


Sunday, 23 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Brandy Clark & Charlie Worsham - the Hamilton
• Carpenter's Cook Off 15th Anniversary - Birchmere (Noon to 3 PM in the Flex Stage)
• Charlotte Martin and Rorie - Jammin' Java
• Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, and Kap G - Verizon Center (The Party Tour - rescheduled from 4/21/17)
• D.R.A.M. - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by Lisner & 95.5 WPGC FM)
• Dan Savage's Hump Film Festival - Black Cat (Mainstage - shows at 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Faceplant - Ottobar (Baltimore) (3 PM Matinee Show)
• Hurray for the Riff Raff and Ron Gallo - 9:30 Club
• the Jayhawks and Johnny Irion - Birchmere
• Joy on Fire, 3rd Grade Friends, and California Accent - Galaxy Hut
• Lucky Chops and Of Tomorrow - Baltimore SoundStage
Melendi - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• National Philharmonic: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Rhonda Ross - Howard Theatre
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tommy Keene & Ivan Julian (Richard Hell & the Voidoids) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tucker Flythe Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Twin Forks, Dan Layus, and the Social Animals - Rock & Roll Hotel


Monday, 24 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Afro Blue Reunion Concert: Celebrating 15 Years - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chew and Nice Breeze - Galaxy Hut
• Dave Davies of the Kinks - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Local H and Collider - Jammin' Java
• Testament, Sepultura, and Prong - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 25 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Affiance, Sirens & Sailors, Fire in Elysium, and Vilified - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Foreseen, Red Death, Coffin Dust, and Malicious Code - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Jayhawks and Wesley Stace - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Juliana Hatfield - Jammin' Java
• Panama Wedding and Sun Seeker - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sarah Jarosz and the Brother Brothers - Birchmere
• Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra: Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald at 100 featuring Sharon Clark - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tobin Sprout (of Guided By Voices) and DTCV - DC9
• Y&T and Mindmaze - Baltimore SoundStage


Wednesday, 26 April 2017 [link to this day]

• Andrew White's 75th Birthday Celebration - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Elena Urioste & Michael Brown - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Fenech-Soler & Knox Hamilton - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Foreseen, Red Death, and Witchtrial - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Fortunate Youth (spring CD release tour), Josh Heinrichs, For Peace Band, and Iya Terra - Jammin' Java
• Hammerfall, Delain, and Omnislash - Baltimore SoundStage
• Idan Raichel: Piano-Songs - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• John Tesh: Grand Piano Live - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Kelly Osbourne: There Is No F*cking Secret - in conversation with Kelly Cutrone - 6th & I
• Kilter and Lance Neptune - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Ladies Sing the Blues featuring Cathy Ponton King and Ida Campbell, with Lauren Calve - Gypsy Sally's
• Monika Herzig Acoustic Project - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Noah & Abby Gundersen - AMP
• Overcoats and Yoke Lore - DC9 - sold out
• Patrick McAvinue - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Pretty Reckless and Them Evils - 9:30 Club
• Ruthie Foster - the Hamilton
• Tower of Power - Birchmere


Thursday, 27 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ante Up, Smash Your Enemies, Iron Price, Consumed With Hatred, and Crooked Society - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Balkan Beat Box - 9:30 Club
• Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters and Shannon LaBrie - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Caitlyn Jenner: reading from The Secrets of My Life - 6th & I
• Easy Thrill, No Capes, and Nowadays - Velvet Lounge
• the Everly Brothers Experience presented by the Bird Dogs featuring Zachary & Dylan Zmed - Birchmere
• Everyone Orchestra (conducted by Matt Butler) featuring Steve Kimock, Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Zach Deputy, Andrew Altman (Railroad Earth), Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth), Covered with Jam - Gypsy Sally's
• Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes and Royal Republic - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Gaslamp Killer - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Generationals and Psychic Twin - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Jimmy Thackery & Coco Montoya - State Theatre
• Lucky Chops - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Marie Miller (Letterbox record release show) and Scott Mulvahill - Jammin' Java
• Matthew Logan Vasquez (of Delta Spirit) and Mail the Horse - DC9
• the Outcry Tour with Jesus Culture, Elevation Worship, Lauren Daigle, and more - Patriot Center / EagleBank Arena
• R. Ring (Kelley Deal of the Breeders and Mike Montgomery), Split Single (members of the Bob Mould Band and Superchunk), Post Pink, and Quattracenta - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Revolution (Prince's backing band) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Speakers of the House - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Tom Paxton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Too Many Zooz - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• the Twins Jazz Orchestra - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Will Overman - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Friday, 28 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Bob Mould (solo electric) and Brendan Canty (DJ set) - Black Cat (Mainstage - 10 PM Late Show)
• Brandon Goodwin & B's Bees from Montreal - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Coathangers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones and Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun - Birchmere
• Emerson String Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Friday Night Dance Party: Jerome Baker III, Malcom X & NY Giant - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Lewis Del Mar and Anna Wise - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
M3 Rock Festival, Day 1: Kix, Loverboy, Winger, Faster Pussycat, Dangerous Toys, Baton Rouge, Station, and a VIP-only set from Lita Ford - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 3:30 PM)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the New Pornographers and Waxahatchee - 9:30 Club - sold out
• NSO Pops: LeAnn Rimes - Kennedy Center
• Of Montreal and Christina Schneider's Jepeto Solutions - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• R.Ring and Split Single - Comet Ping Pong
• Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band (Front Porch Sessions) and Brackish Water Jamboree - Jammin' Java
• Rockn' to Lockn' Live Playoffs: Galaxy Dynamite, Devil's Workshop Big Band, Feelfree, Virginia Man - State Theatre
• Sasheer Zamata (of SNL) - Black Cat (Mainstage Backstage)
• Sean Rowe and Faye Webster - DC9
• Sepelio - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• the Shack Band, Vacation Manor, and SonderBlue - Gypsy Sally's
• Steve Liseman & the Mooncussers and Katie Kuffel - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Virginia Grohl & Dave Grohl in conversation: From Cradle to Stage - Black Cat (Mainstage - 6:45 PM Early Show) - sold out
• the Wild Reeds and Blank Range - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Young Rudigler, Temporarily Permanent, Black Rose, Razorblade Saints, Stranger with Lying Eyes, At This Pont, Zero Shift, Infection X, Lost Child, and Locus Sound - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 29 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Arto Lindsay, Beauty Pill, and Br'er - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - State Theatre
• Billy Crystal and Bonnie Hunt - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Bit Funk & Treasure Fingers and Sammy Bananas - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Brandon Goodwin & B's Bees from Montreal - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• BSO: Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cinco de Manther - IOTA Club & Café
• Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones with special guest Bill Kirchen - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Dopapod, Litz, and Deaf Scene - Baltimore SoundStage
• Homosuperior, Lady Bits, and Post Pink - Comet Ping Pong (Benefit for Casa Ruby)
• Jazz Cartier, J.I.D., and Levi Carter - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Jon McLaughlin - the Hamilton (the Indiana Tour 2017)
• Jon McLaughlin: The Indiana Tour 2017 - with Katrina Woolverton - the Hamilton
• Kinglock and Circus No. 9 - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Lafayette Gilchrist with New Volcanoes - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
M3 Rock Festival, Day 2: RATT, Tom Keifer, Dokken, Warrant, Jack Russell's Great White, Vixen, L.A. Guns, Loudness, Danger Danger, Autograph, Bang Tango, Vain, Mitch Malloy - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 10:30 AM)
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere - sold out
• Moon Duo and Jackie Lynn - DC9
• the New Pornographers and Waxahatchee - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Pinegrove and Hovvdy - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Psycho Thrillers Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) performing a Talking Heads/Michael Jackson mash-up set, with Synchronicity (The Police tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Thirteen Towers, Mountain Jew, Urban Crater, and the DickVanDykes - Velvet Lounge
• Turnpike Troubadours - Fillmore Silver Spring


Sunday, 30 April 2017 [link to this day]

• 4 Generations of Miles: Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Sonny Fortune, & Buster Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Abbie Gardner (of Red Molly) and Jesse Terry - Jammin' Java (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Architect, Distorted Retrospect, and Hopeful Machines - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Artificial Brain, Pyrrhon, Horrendous, Brainpan, and Ampallang Infection - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Better Said Than Done Presents: Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Show)
• Billy Crystal and Bonnie Hunt - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• the Black Angels and A Place to Bury Strangers - 9:30 Club
• Bob Saget - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM)
BoDeans: Stripped Down, Beautiful Renditions of BoDeans Classics - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) Postponed to 9/17/17
• Derek Evry and Kosi - Galaxy Hut
• Emily King - the Hamilton (You & I Tour 2017)
• John Tesh: Grand Piano Live - Birchmere
M3 Southern Rock Classic: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Charlie Daniels Band, Outlaws, Black Stone Cherry, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Great Train Robbery, One Nite Stand - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 11 AM)
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mick Jenkins - Fillmore Silver Spring
Migos and OG Maco - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Yung Rich Nation Tour) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Shonen Knife - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Sweet Crude and Motel Radio - DC9
• Tomato Dodgers, Lionize, Of Tomorrow, and Josie Wails - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Monday, 1 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Astronoid and We Were Black Clouds - DC9
• Bonobo and Chrome Sparks - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Coin and Arizona - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull) - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Messthetics (Brendan Canty, Joe Lally, Anthony Pirog) and Mellow Diamond - Galaxy Hut
• Scarlet Sails, Radiator King, Bears Doing Murder, and Them Animals - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Smileswithteeth and Lilian King - Comet Ping Pong
• Steve Winwood - Warner Theatre
• Trace Bundy and Willy Porter - Jammin' Java
Trace Bundy & Willy Porter - Birchmere CANCELLED
• Transatlantic Sessions featuring Jerry Douglas & Aly Bain (Boys of the Lough) and all-star band with special guests the Milk Carton Kids, Maura O'Connell, Declan O'Rourke, and Karen Matheson (Capercaillie) - Birchmere
• Vivian Sessons: Life - CD Preview Concert - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• WPA: Andsnes & Hamelin - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 2 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Amine and Da Kid Emm - Baltimore SoundStage
• Andy Shauf and Julia Jacklin - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kevin Jackson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mastodon, Eagles of Death Metal, and Russian Circles - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Orbiting Human Circuis featuring the Music Tapes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Peppa Pig Live! - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Redd Kross and Foul Swoops - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Rostam and Deradoorian - 9:30 Club
• the Stray Birds and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades - Jammin' Java (Open Window Tour)
• Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• 惡AI意 (Japan), Long Knife, and Rashomon - Slash Run [201 Upshur St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 3 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Afro-Zen Allstars and Jouwala Collective - Gypsy Sally's
• Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: the Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz and Mama's Black Sheep - Jammin' Java (Sirens of Spring Tour)
• Emel - DC9
• Kathy Mattea: The Acoustic Living Room - Songs & Stories featuring Bill Cooley - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Maine, the Mowgli's, and Beach Weather - 9:30 Club
• Melissa Etheridge - Birchmere - sold out
• Mono, Kikagaku Moyo, and Holy Sons - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nate Najar Trio: This Is Nate Najar (CD Release Party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Patrick Coman - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Pierce the Veil and Sum 41 - Fillmore Silver Spring (We Will Detonate! Tour)
• Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Twiddle and Pasadena - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 4 May 2017 [link to this day]

• #SanctuaryDC Benefit Concert - Rock & Roll Hotel
• 10,000 Maniacs - performing In My Tribe in its entirety and more - Birchmere - sold out
• Ab-Soul - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Barons and Skyline Hotel - Gypsy Sally's
• Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: the Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin - Lincoln Theatre
• Deb Talan (of the Weepies) and Matt the Electrician - the Hamilton
• Highly Suspect with And the Kids - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Jane Monheit - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Kathy Mattea: The Acoustic Living Room - Songs & Stories featuring Bill Cooley - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Marc Delgado (from Wounded Knee) - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival: Abbey Lincoln Tribute - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
• Ravi Coltrane Quartet (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Russell Howard and Max Rosenblum - 6th & I
• Show Me the Body and Dreamcrusher - DC9
• T.I. Presents: The Hustle Gang Tour feat. Yung Booke, London Jae, Tokyo Jetz, RaRa, Translee & Young Dro - Howard Theatre
• Tate Stevens (X-Factor winner), Shane Gamble, and Celeste Kellogg - State Theatre
• Tommy Keene & Ivan Julian - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Ultrafaux (Reverie CD release show), Outcalls, and Jacob Panic - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• 惡AI意 (Japan), Long Knife, Humanmania, Rashomon, and WarXGames - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Friday, 5 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 10,000 Maniacs - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• All Hell, Athame, and Sickdeer - Raw Ink Tattoo Studio [18630 Woodfield Rd, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Badfish (Sublime tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring (Herb & Legends Tour 2017)
• Big G's Young, Fly, & Flashy Birthday Bash - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• BoDeans and Michael Clem - Birchmere
Breakin' Even Fest 2: the Sidekicks, Pkew Pkew Pkew, Dot Dash, Dead End Lane, Flowerbomb - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• BSO: Off the Cuff - Stravinsky's Firebird - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Covered With Jam - IOTA Club & Café
• Cue the Deer and Scott Barnes - Velvet Lounge
• Danielle Wertz featuring Mark Meadows - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• David Cook: Total Request - Jammin' Java
• Draco Rosa - Howard Theatre
• Eli & Fur, Shawn Q, and Blinkhorn - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Jacob Sartorius - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Jane Monheit with special guest Nicholas Payton: The Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration - Kennedy Center (Family Theater - 7 PM & 9 PM - Renée Fleming VOICES)
• Jay Pharoah - Lisner Auditorium
• Jimmy Greene - the Hamilton
• Knives Out and Bag of Humans - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• La Fiesta Zakke Live - Gypsy Sally's
• Lotus Land (Rush tribute) - State Theatre
• Loud Boyz (7" Release Party), Nappa Nappa, Bacchae, and Jarvis - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Machine Gun Kelly - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Marsha Ambrosius & Eric Benet - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• NSO Pops: Indigo Girls - Kennedy Center
• Ravi Coltrane Quartet (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ricky Martin - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Sam Evian and Uni Ika Ai - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Sgt Gusto, You Already Know, Old Eastern, Ebb & Nova - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Suffers - THEARC [1901 Mississippi Ave SE, WDC]


Saturday, 6 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 8 Ohms Band and Backbeat Underground - DC9 (Official Funk Parade 2017 Show - Free!)
• Ab-Soul - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Besnard Lakes and the Life & Times - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Black Lips, Surfbort, and DJ Mad Squirrel - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Boy Named Banjo, Branches, and Seneca - Gypsy Sally's
Breakin' Even Fest 2: Restorations, Worriers, Honah Lee, Boardroom Heroes, Aspiga, American Television, Teen Death, More AM Than FM - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
Broccoli City Festival 2017: Rae Sremmurd, Solange, 21 Savage, Alunageorge, Lil Yachty, Kevin Abstract, Rapsody, Smino, Chaz French, Nick Grant, Rejjie Snow, Sir the Baptist - Gateway DC [2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd SE, WDC]
• Bruce in the USA - the Hamilton
• CityDance 2017 Dance Spectacular: Dreamscape - Lincoln Theatre
• Clap Your Hands Say Heah and Laura Gibson - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Coheed and Cambria - Neverender GAIBSIV - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Danielle Wertz - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Dog Fashion Disco (CD release party) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Evil Terror, October 31, Rat Infested, Sick Deer, and Dissociated - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Funk Parade 2017 - U Street, WDC
Funk Parade 2017: Fort Knox Five & Qdup, Empresarios, Black Masala - U St Music Hall (Free)
Funk Parade 2017: Josanne Francis Trio, Marlee in the Mixx, DJ Kryptik - Velvet Lounge
• Hot in Herre: 2000s Dance Party with DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion - 9:30 Club (Late show - 9 PM)
• Kim Richey - Jammin' Java (7 PM Early Show)
• Lafayette Gilchrist & The New Volcanoes w/Special Guest Brooks Long - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Marsha Ambrosius & Eric Benet Host & DJ for the evening; WPFW's DJ Lance Reynolds and Jackie Gage - Howard Theatre
• Najee - Birchmere
• NSO Pops: Indigo Girls - Kennedy Center
• The O Showcase - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• Our DC ft. Dava Nada, Ayes Cold, Jahsonic, Native Sun - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Rene Marie (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ricky Martin - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP
• Tommy Castro & Mike Zito: Six Strings Down - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• the Walkaways (CD release show) - IOTA Club & Café
Wax Tailor - 9:30 Club (Early show - 7 PM) CANCELLED
• Welshly Arms and Every King & Commoner - Jammin' Java (10 PM Late Show)
• Woody Lassauer - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the xx and Sampha - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Yngwie Malmsteen and the Raskins - State Theatre


Sunday, 7 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Adrian Belew and Saul Zonana - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• B. Dolan, DJ Abilities, Cas One vs. Figure, Dope Knife, Butch Dawson, and Seez Mics - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bleeker, Beware of Darkness, and Badflower - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bobby Muncy & Mike Cemprola - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• BSO: Stravinsky's Firebird - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Courtney Marie Andrews and Luke Mitchem - DC9
• Dysrhythmia, Sabbath Assembly, Multicult, and Mother Moon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack - live in concert featuring an awesome mix of live music - Howard Theatre (Afternoon show - 1:30 PM)
• Julianne and Derek Hough - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD] (Move Beyond Tour)
Korn and Ded - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out POSTPONED
• La Misa Negra - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Michael Pearsall (of Honor By August), Kill the Alarm, Brent Shuttleworth, and Will Bowen - Jammin' Java (7:30 PM Evening Show - the 4 Amigos Tour)
• the Music School at Jammin' Java's Main Stage Open Mic Showcase - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• Rene Marie (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ronnie Laws - the Hamilton
• Slowdive and Japanese Breakfast - 9:30 Club - sold out
• State Champs, Against the Current, With Confidence, and Don Broco - Baltimore SoundStage
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) - AMP
• Tycho and Nitemoves - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• WMAL Free Speech Forum: The First 100 Days with Brian Wilson, Chris Plante, Larry O'Connor - Birchmere


Monday, 8 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Daniel Weatherspoon: The Langley Park Project (CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Eddie Jobson and Marc Bonilla - Jammin' Java
• Every Time I Die, Wage War, '68, and Birthright - Baltimore SoundStage
• Lucinda Williams and Erika Wennerstrom - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) - sold out
• Nancy & Beth (Megan Mullally, Stephanie Hunt) - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Park Snakes, -electra-, and DJ Meg - Galaxy Hut
• Preoccupations and Wildhoney - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
the Wooden Sky - DC9 CANCELLED


Tuesday, 9 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Christopher Cross - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) - sold out
• the Damned (40th Anniversary Tour) and the Bellrays - Baltimore SoundStage
• Eli Lev, Radiator King, and Scott Thorn & Freedom Band - Velvet Lounge
• the Family Crest - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Graham Parker Duo featuring Brinsley Schwarz - the Hamilton
• Marsha Ambrosius & Eric Benet Host & DJ for the evening; WPFW's DJ Lance Reynolds and Jackie Gage - Howard Theatre
• Midnight Oil - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Paul Cherry and Reagan Cats - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Rhiannon Giddens and Amythyst Kiah - Lincoln Theatre
• Run River North, Arkells, and Cobi - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Savoy Motel and Escape-ism - DC9
• So Much Light, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Chris Barrett, the Solo Projekt, and KROBOPL - Jammin' Java
• Thank You Scientist and Bent Knee - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Twin Peaks, Chrome Pony, and Post Animal - 9:30 Club
• Von Pariss: The Music of LTD & Jeffrey Osborne - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 10 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Cedric A. Napoleon & Friends: Yesterday Today - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chrisette Michele - Howard Theatre
• Christopher Cross - Birchmere
• Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes and Royal Republic - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kris Kristofferson - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) - sold out
• Live Dead 69 feat. Tom Constanten (Grateful Dead keyboardist), Mark Karan (Rat Dog, the Other Ones guitarist), Slick Aguilar (Jefferson Starship, David Crosby) - Gypsy Sally's
• A Lot Like Birds, Household, Hearts Like Lions, OWEL, and WVNDER - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, and Volbeat - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD]
• Mix Master Mike - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Parsonfield and Animal Years - DC9
• Pitch Plot - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Reed Turchi - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Robyn Hitchcock - Jammin' Java
• San Fermin and Low Roar - 9:30 Club
• Serpents of Secrecy, Tone, and Seasick Gladiator - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Simone Baron - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Slate Political Gabfest - Warner Theatre
• Tech N9ne, Brotha Lynch Hung, Krizz Kaliko, Stevie Stone, Ces Cru, and Wiley F.L.E.W. Ft. Monsta - Baltimore SoundStage
• Warm Up with DJ Chubb E Swagg - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Thursday, 11 May 2017 [link to this day]

• ADULT., Ritual Howls, and Void Vision - DC9
• Backstage with the Creators of Serial - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO Pulse: Lower Dens - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Classic Crime, Matt & Toby (from Emery), Civilian, Delightfully Deranged, Waitress, and Trails - Ottobar (Baltimore) (How To Be Human Tour)
• Darlingtyn - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Desiigner, Rob $tone, Ski Mask the Slump God, 16yrold, and Ciscero - 9:30 Club
• Dwight Yoakam and Elliot Root - Lincoln Theatre
• Empire of the Sun and Lee "Scratch" Perry - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Erika Wennerstrom (of the Heartless Bastards) - IOTA Club & Café
• Fab 5, Lovindeer, Boris Gardiner, & Gem Myers - Howard Theatre
• Future, Migos, Tory Lanez, Kodak Black, and Zoey Dollaz - Jiffy Lube Live (Nobody Safe Tour)
• Humble Fire (Taliesin Single Release), Seán Barna, and Crushnpain (solo) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Kris Kristofferson - Warner Theatre
• Major - Birchmere
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Reckless Kelly and Blue Water Highway - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Robyn Hitchcock - Jammin' Java
• Sun Club and Straw Hats - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Twiztid, G-Mo Skee, Young Wicked, Gorilla Voltage, Body Bag Syndikate, and Isolated Beingz - Baltimore SoundStage
• Wvnder and Erich Dylus - Velvet Lounge


Friday, 12 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Blood Mist, Snakefeast, Preston Boxing Club, ,Pandas, and Cowabunga Pizza Time - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (BROS Bands for Bucks II)
• the Bumper Jacksons, Be Steadwell, and Letitia VanSant - the Hamilton
• Cris Jacobs Band and Seth Walker Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Delbert McClinton & the Self-Made Men and the Andy Poxon Band - Birchmere
• Dial 251 - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Eric Brace - Peter Cooper - Thomm Jutz Trio - Jammin' Java
• Giorgio Moroder and Enamour - 9:30 Club
• Kaskade - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - State Theatre
• Louis Futon, Armani White, and Indiginis - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Luke Bryan, Brett Eldredge, and Adam Craig - Jiffy Lube Live (2017 Country Megaticket - Huntin', Fishin' & Lovin' Everyday Tour 2017)
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• My Favorite Murder: Live Podcast - Warner Theatre - sold out
• the Palms and Me Not You - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Pond and Kirin J Callinan - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Punk Rock Karaoke - Black Cat (Backstage - a benefit for the J20 Legal Defense)
• Reckless Kelly and Blue Water Highway - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Revelator Hill featuring Ron Holloway - IOTA Club & Café
• Run Come See, Anchorlot, and Olivia Mancini - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Ryan Adams & Band and Jenny Lewis - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Seez Mics, Chrome Bills, and Dezmatic & Mic Lanny - Velvet Lounge
• Sofia Talvik and Jake Decker - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Howard Theatre


Saturday, 13 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Almost Queen - the Hamilton
• Aref - Lisner Auditorium
• Box of Rain ('68-'74 Grateful Dead tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Broke Royals, Color Palette, and ExNations - Rock & Roll Hotel
• BSO: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks - Strathmore (Music Center)
Center Stage Comedy Tour: Sommore, Arnez J, John Witherspoon, Tony Rock - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) CANCELLED
• Church Night - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Crown Larks, Time Is Fire, and the Messthetics - Comet Ping Pong
• Demetri Martin - Lincoln Theatre (Let's Get Awkward Tour)
• Dial 251 - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Dirtybird BBQ with Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Kill Frenzy, Walker & Royce, Weiss - U St Music Hall (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Jack On Fire (final show) - Red Onion [1628 U Street NW, WDC]
• Keith Washington & Friends - Baltimore SoundStage
• Kung Fu and Second Self - Gypsy Sally's
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - State Theatre
• Los Amigos Invisibles and Zakke - 9:30 Club
• Marc Maron: the Too Real Tour - Warner Theatre
• Meshell Ndegeocello: Pour Une Ame Souveraine, A Dedication to Nina Simone - Kennedy Center (Atrium - the Crossroads Club)
• Mirah, Tara Jane O'Neil, and Purrer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• My Favorite Murder: Live Podcast - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• No BS! Brass Band and Angelica Garcia - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen - Jammin' Java
• RDGLDGRN and Dizzy Wright - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Reckless Kelly and Blue Water Highway Band - Birchmere
• Richie Kotzen - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Robyn Hitchcock - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Steve Neuboren and Apache Trails - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Temptations and the Four Tops - the Theater at MGM National Harbor [7100 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD]
• Wavves - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)


Sunday, 14 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Bad on Purpose - Galaxy Hut
• the Bird Dogs (Everly Brothers tribute) featuring the Zmed Brothers - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Choose Your Own Adventure - Twins Jazz (Two shows) CANCELLED
• Chris Pureka (Live at Jammin' Java record release show) and John Statz - Jammin' Java
DC101 Kerfuffle: Kings of Leon, Weezer, Jimmy Eat World, Fitz & the Tantrums, Catfish & the Bottlemen, MISSIO - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Doors @ 12:30 PM)
• Face To Face and Lost in Society - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Garry Tallent (The Boss's bassist) - AMP
• Iron Chic, J Robbins, and the Rememberables - DC9
• Kennedy Center Chamber Players - 6th & I
• Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Jekalyn Carr, William Murphy, and Tim Bowman - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (A Mother's Day Celebration)
• Lany and Good Grace - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mayday Parade: A Lesson in Romantics 10th Anniversary Tour - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Meat Puppets and Mike Wat + the Jom & Terry Show - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Mother's Finest - Birchmere
• Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the New Up, the Neuro Farm, and Herschel Hoover - Velvet Lounge
• Pixies and Cymbals Eat Guitars - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sheer Mag, Wildhoney, Bugg, and Weed - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Trey Songz - Warner Theatre
• WPA: Murray Perahia (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)


Monday, 15 May 2017 [link to this day]

• 33rd Annual Helen Hayes Awards - Lincoln Theatre
• Ahmad Jamal Presents Shahin Novrasli Duo with James Camack - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Angaleena Presley (Wrangled record release tour) - Jammin' Java
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Claudia Quintet and Janel & Anthony - Songbyrd Music House & Record Café [2477-2475 18th St NW, WDC]
• David Crosby & Friends - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) - sold out
• Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: The Legend Lives On . . . - Birchmere
• Holy F*ck and Light Beams - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Justin Townes Earle, the Sadies, and Sammy Brue - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mystic Braves, the Creation Factory, and Dan McNabb (DJ set) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Perfume Genius and serpentwithfeet - 9:30 Club
• Ryan & Francis Duo and FOR Trio - Galaxy Hut
• Sir Richard Bishop (of Sun City Girls) and Rober Millis - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Vallis Alps and Kweku Collins - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 16 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Boon, Trophy Dad, Foster Carrots, and Kid Claws - Velvet Lounge
• Branch Manager and 4 Footer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Buddy Guy and Quinn Sullivan - State Theatre - sold out
• the Delta Saints (album release party) and Threesound - Gypsy Sally's
• Digable Planets - Howard Theatre
• the Dollyrots, Santa Librada, $100 Girlfriend, and Subtastics - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Gordon Lightfoot: the Legend Lives On - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) - sold out
• Heather Nova & Mishka and Kate Grom - Birchmere
• Lanternfish, Technicians, and Time Columns - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Maurizio Pollini in Recital - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Fortas Chamber Music Concerts)
• Pixies and Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Real Estate and Frankie Cosmos - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Rochelle Rice - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Suicidegirls Blackhart Burlesque Spring 2017 - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ugly God and Nebu Kiniza - Fillmore Silver Spring
• The Wind + the Wave, Justin Kawika Young, and the Native Sibling - DC9
• XEB - original members perform entire debut album Third Eye Blind with Brad Ray - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 17 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Amazing Bill (Bosely guitarist & other members of the Bosley band) and Petunia - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Animal Mother - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Big Sam's Funky Nation - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
• Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy - Birchmere
• Doorly, Hogan b2b Bortz, Ciconte, and Colin Jeske vs Captain Carlos - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dumpstaphunk and the Main Squeeze - the Hamilton
• Hannah & Maggie - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Jim Lauderdale and Human Country Jukebox - Gypsy Sally's
• Pixies and Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Pup and Prawn - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• Say Anything, Bayside, and Hot Rod Circuit - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Secret Sisters and Cheyenne Medders - Jammin' Java
• Sound & Shape, Thunder Club, and Them Animals - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Victor Provost Group (Bright Eyes CD release party) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Whores, Wrong, and Bummer - DC9


Thursday, 18 May 2017 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• BSO: Movie & Music - E.T. the Extraterrestral in Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Charlie Mars (Beach Town album release show) and Rick Brantley - Jammin' Java
• the Conrads and Derek W. Curtis - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• David Sanborn - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• DMX - Howard Theatre
• Dreamcar (featuring members of No Doubt, Tony Kanal, Adrian Young, Tom Dumont, and AFI frontman Davey Havok, with Superet) - 9:30 Club
• Frankie Cosmos and Snail Mail - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Growlers - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jack On Fire (final show), Nice Breeze, and Literals - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Jazz Band Master Class & the Capital City Voices - Twins Jazz (7:30 PM Show only)
• the Mersey Beatles - AMP
• Morgan James and Andy Allo - the Hamilton
• NF - Fillmore Silver Spring (Therapy Session Tour 2017)
• Obituary and Gruesome - Rock & Roll Hotel
• RMBLR, Bad Spell, Paralyzer, and Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
RY X and Jens Kuross - 6th & I CANCELLED
• the Soggy Bottom Boys featuring Dan Tyminski, Barry Bales, Ron Block, Stuart Duncan, Mike Compton, Pat Enright - Birchmere
• Unlike Pluto with Seba Yuri - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Weeknd - Verizon Center (Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour)