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Wednesday, 17 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex W Young - St Elmo's Coffee Pub [2300 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301]
• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party) - Birchmere
• Bobby Long (acoustic holiday show) and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java
• Chaise Lounge and N. Chevy Chases Holiday Glee Club - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Dee Dee Sharps's Christmas Special - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Drgn King and Sealab - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Go Cozy, Shampoo, and Semicircle - Scoby House aka Bunga Bunga House [1210 Fairmont St NW, WDC]
• Kaja Draksler - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lobo Marino - Casa Girard [1226 Girard St NW, WDC]
• Orchester Prazevica (Balkan Gypsy Jazz) + Turbofolk - Bossa
• Pieces of a Dream - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Red Death, Gross, and Stand Off - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• Robyn Helzner Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Rock-N-Shop - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Sweetback Sisters Christmas Country Singalong with the Highland Hill Boys - Gypsy Sally's
• Tinashe - Howard Theatre
• Trans-Siberian Orchestra (The Christmas Attic) - Verizon Center
• Vanna, Texas In July, Sirens & Sailors, Definite, and Demeanor - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Vett Stunna and Medicated Sunfish - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Yelawolf, Rittz, Big Henry, and DJ Klever - Empire (formerly Jaxx)


Thursday, 18 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex Clare, firekid, and Taylor Berrett - 9:30 Club
• Anthony Hamilton, Leela James, and Mali Music - DAR Constitution Hall
• Baby Baby, Phantomweight, and Wild Love - DC9
• Bear Hands, Great Good Fine OK, and Champagne Fever - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Beggars Tomb and Bats Dynamic String Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Carbon Leaf - Birchmere
• a Catie Curtis Christmas with Keelan Donovan - Jammin' Java
• Demonic Christ, Hellgoat, Vimur, and Haethen - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Satan's Unholy Abomination Pre-Fest Show)
• DigiTour 2014 - Howard Theatre
• Early Universe, HD Sunrise, Amy Reid, Sunatirene, and Red Sea - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Gas House Gorillas and the Rock-a-Sonics - Gypsy Sally's CANCELLED
• Golden Triangle, Gina Sobel & the Mighty Fine (CD release for Burn Off the Dust), and Karen Jonas & Tim Bray - Velvet Lounge
• Goldroom (DJ set), Moullinex (DJ set), and Smudge - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Goodbye New Plans, Save the Empire, Teenage Kicks, and Old Victrola - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Kamel Zennia Band - Bossa
• Lord Grunge, Future People, Mickey Free, Glittoris, and Echo - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Lox & Vodka - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Musiq Soulchild and Morgan James - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Precious Child, Coleus, Taylor & Ben, and Veel Kunte - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Rave Parade - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Richard Strater, Jeremy Conroy, Pretty Feet, Matt Tarka, and Lisa Christine - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Still Surfin' Holiday Show - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Tatsuya Nakatani solo and collaborating w/ Jaimie Branch, Gary Rouzer, Luke Stewart, Ken Manheimer, Meredith Bove, Lynne Price // plus Jane Claire Remick - Back Alley Theatre [1365 Kennedy St NW, WDC]
• Tinashe - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tribute to Keith Richards: the Grand Candy, Derek Evry, Billy Coulter, Scott Kurt, Margot MacDonald, Gunsmoke & Cheap Perfume, the Jam Class All Stars - IOTA Club & Café (5 PM early show)


Friday, 19 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Abdu Ali, 3Lon, Lockbox, Jeff Carey, and DJ Dizzy - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (da CLOUD)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Bebe Winans - Lincoln Theatre
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Commander Cody: Honky Tonk Holiday Show! - Birchmere
• Blueheart Revival, Jonathan Sloane & wayward Dog, and Jonny Grave - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Buffalo 40, Herb & Hanson, William Brumbach, and Bear Stevens & Tyler Edwards - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Chase Rice (Ignite the Night Tour) and Old Dominion - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Christie Dashiell (Artist-In-Residence alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Church Night - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Fortress, Foehammer, and Borracho - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (DC Heavy Metal Holiday Party)
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Friends Records 5 Year Anniversary Party: Blacksage Celebration, Ceramic Tones, Co La, Cryptid (first sho), DDM, the Diamond Sea (Sonic Youth tribute), Et Al, Expert Alterations, Eze Jackson, Gh8st, Goblin Mold (last show), Height With Friends, Holy Ghost Party, Microkingdom (2 sets), Natural Velvet, Pee Girl (Hole tribute), Raindeer, Rot Work, Sherman Whips, Shields, Slow Jerks, Small Apartments, Sr., Sun Club, Sweepstakes, Television Hill (special "Hardin" set), Vayda, Vlonde, Weekends (last show for now), Will Redman, Wing Dam - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Give (Electric Flower Circus record release), Red Hare, and Big Mouth - Comet Ping Pong
• Hejira, the New Reign, Sixteen Cylinder, Vermord, Reaction, and Runaway Shadow - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• a John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage - sold out
• Meth Dad, Sativa Witness, Cycle 33, Tendrills, and Snack Master - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicole Atkins and Anthony D'Amato - Rock & Roll Hotel
• NRJ - Jammin' Java
• One Koast Family Christmas Party with the Grilled Lincolns, Pasadena, Bumpin Uglies, Sweet Leda, Bond & Bentley, Teddy Faley, Mr. Mighty I, Frankie Goodrich - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Oscar G, Farid, and Juan Zapata - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Peabo Bryson: the Colors of Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Planning for Burial, Wildhoney, Crimson Wave, Narrow Head, Prayer Chain, and Psychic Teens - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Popa Chubby and Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 - Gypsy Sally's
Satan's Unholy Abomination Fest 3: Muert, Nyogthaeblisz, Hellvetron, Nuclear Hammer, Holocaust, Neldoreth, Sacrificial Massacre - Club Baltimore [8014 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD] (NOTE: ShowlistDC does not support racism, but we do try to list every concert in the area, regardless of the bands' points of view or political beliefs. Please read up on the bands playing - here is one place to start - and consider if these are bands you want to support.)
• Seén Barna, the Rungs, and Ms. Fridrich - Velvet Lounge
• the Suspicious Cheese Lords: Glad Tidings of a Newborn King - Holy Spirit Catholic Church [5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, VA]
• U.S. Army Blues - A Stan Kenton Christmas - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Under the Covers - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• W.C. Lindsay, The Corvids, Inverse Phase, and Lindsay Collette - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Welcome to the Winter Holiday Party with performances by Team Familiar, Vybe Band, EU ft. Sugar Bear, DJ Big John, & DJ Frisco; hosted by 32 - Howard Theatre
• White Ford Bronco and B Side Shuffle - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 20 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Big Country Express, Tomas Pagan Motta, Hello Dharma, and Aztec Sun - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows: all-ages matinee and 21+ evening show)
• the Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• the DC Christmas Bash! Featuring Oneway Boobe & Ethan Spalding with Gordo Brega, Awthentik, Girard Street Garvey, Laelo, Fito Corleone, Macklow & ChuckDogg - Howard Theatre
• the Dirty Jacks (All Part of the Plan EP release show) and Deaf Rhino - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Emmure, the Acacia Strain, Stray From the Path, Fit for a King, and Kublai Khan - Baltimore SoundStage
• Flat Daddy, Black Oktagon, and JD Whit e& Scott Davidow - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Fortress - Lucky Day [Baltimore, MD]
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Friends Records 5 Year Anniversary Party: Blacksage Celebration, Ceramic Tones, Co La, Cryptid (first sho), DDM, the Diamond Sea (Sonic Youth tribute), Et Al, Expert Alterations, Eze Jackson, Gh8st, Goblin Mold (last show), Height With Friends, Holy Ghost Party, Microkingdom (2 sets), Natural Velvet, Pee Girl (Hole tribute), Raindeer, Rot Work, Sherman Whips, Shields, Slow Jerks, Small Apartments, Sr., Sun Club, Sweepstakes, Television Hill (special "Hardin" set), Vayda, Vlonde, Weekends (last show for now), Will Redman, Wing Dam - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, Tattoo Tom & the Renegades, Footwerk, and Pharmacy Prophets - State Theatre (A Rockin' Renegade Holiday)
• Kix - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Liz Longley (Home for the Holidays) and Jeff LeBlanc - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Loons, the Heavy Watts, and Llama Trauma - Velvet Lounge
• Musiq Soulchild and James Patrick Morgan - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Nathan Bowles with special guest Daniel Bachman - Red Onion [1901 18th Street NW, WDC]
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Pasatono Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere
• Rachel Bloom and Danny Jolles - 6th & I (Downstairs - Chanu-Comedy)
• Round About, Elroy Jenkins, and Bad Scooter - IOTA Club & Café
• Route 94 - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Safety Third (CD Release Show), Red Light Distraction, and the Duskwhales - IOTA Club & Café (3:30 PM Afternoon Show)
Satan's Unholy Abomination Fest 3: Kult ov Azazel, Black Witchery, Blood Storm, Hiborym, Abazagorath, Nexul, Vesterian, Lucifuge Rofacale, Inverted Trifixon, Dominium, Hellfire Deathcult - Club Baltimore [8014 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD] (NOTE: ShowlistDC does not support racism, but we do try to list every concert in the area, regardless of the bands' points of view or political beliefs. Please read up on the bands playing - here is one place to start - and consider if these are bands you want to support.)
• Save the Arcadian, Tandem North, the Project, and Radio Feedbak - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Small Hands, Oceans Full of Friends, Ellicott City Ghost Tour, and Imaginary Hockey League - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• the Soul Crackers and Tommy Lepson - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Soulside, Moss Icon, and the local premiere of Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington DC - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Superflydisco - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Thee Lexington Arrows (10 Year Anniversary Show) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Thievery Corporation and Fort Knox Five (DJ Set) - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Turkuaz and Jonathan Scales Fourchestra - Gypsy Sally's
• Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 4 PM)
• Water School (reunion show), Jaabs, and Your Imaginary Friend - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Sunday, 21 December 2014 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Showcase Holiday Spectacular - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Listen Local First D.C.)
• the Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Capital Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Debi Smith & the National Men's Chorus: If I Were an Angel Holiday Concert - Birchmere
• Fortress - R&K Pub [15 E. Baltimore St, Hagerstown, MD]
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hard Travelers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Jason Mendelson, Jonny Grave, and Addieville - IOTA Club & Café
• the Jeff Cosgrove Trio - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Jerry Busher, the Lost Civilizations experimental music project with Sam Lohman, and Utenzil - Black Squirrel [2427 18th St NW, WDC]
• Jill Sobule - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Melt Your Face Metal Show - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Music School at Jammin' Java's "Main Stage Open Mic Showcase" - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• Native Sun, DJ Diem, and Mojo & Finn - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Soulside, Office of Future Plans, and Dot Dash - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Thievery Corporation and Fort Knox Five (DJ Set) - Lincoln Theatre
• the Torches and Atoka Chase - Galaxy Hut
• Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA] (4 PM Show)
• We Are the In Crowd and Nick Santino - Jammin' Java


Monday, 22 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Allen Toussaint Quartet: a New Orleans Christmas - the Hamilton
• Dave Detwiler - A Prelude Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dissonance (3rd album release show), Refusing Lyle, Knuckleberry Finn, Atlas At Last, and Tomato Dodgers - Takoma Park Presbyterian Church [310 Tulip Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• a John Waters Christmas - Birchmere
• Matisyahu's "Festival of Light" - 9:30 Club
• Oklahoma Car Crash, Ella Sophia, Shane Palko, and Franci - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• TBA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Todd Wright's 12th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Tuesday, 23 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Black Rose (Thin Lizzy tribute), Putrisect, Edhochuli, and Mostly Only - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Capital Bones - A Stan Kenton Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Captive Son, Associations, Schroeder & the Brillo Pad, Save Face, and On Your Marks - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Encore Chorale - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Higher Hands - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Kennedy Center Messiah Sing-Along - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall- free)
• Last To Fire and Stone Age Rhapsody - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Lemuria, Prince of Austin, and the Rememberables - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Loud Boyz, Ami Dang, the Sneaks, and Ponyo - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Pitches Be Crazy & Special Guest Uncle Jojo - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (Mei's Local Scene)
• Todd Wright's 12th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 24 December 2014 [link to this day]

• the Beltway Brass Quintet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - at 12 noon)
• the Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Capital Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• Good For the Jews featuring Rob Tannenbaum and David Fagin - Jammin' Java
Rye Coalition: the Story of the Hard Luck Five film screening - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Thursday, 25 December 2014 [link to this day]

• All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• SUPER bob Christmas - Jammin' Java


Friday, 26 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Bass Nation Holiday Party featuring Dirtyphonics, TrollPhace, Fox Stevenson - 9:30 Club
• the Deanna Bogart Band and the Eric Scott Group - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Deep Sugar - U St Music Hall
• Family of Praise - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Highland Hill Boys, Baltimore String Felons, Grassgrinder, and Stephen Lee - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Baltimore Free Farm Benefit Show)
• Holiday Hangover with Scarlet Angel, Never the Sun, the Purge Effect, Faceplant, We Love the Underground, Shoddy Gazoddy, Yours Truly, Marzy Maddox - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lauren Calve Band, Jenny Leigh Band, and Lara Supan Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Lissen - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Mike Hines - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pianos Become the Teeth, Diamond Youth, Superheaven, and Black Clouds - Baltimore SoundStage
Salad Days: the DC Punk Revolution film screening - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Splintered Sunlight - Gypsy Sally's
• Wings of Apollo, Feed God Cabbage, and Arteless - Jammin' Java
• Yellow Dubmarine with Jamison and Double O Soul - the Hamilton
• the Yeonas Brothers Band - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)


Saturday, 27 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Black Masala and West Philadelphia Orchestra - DC9
• Bob Marley tribute with Junior Marvin of the Wailers and Pressing Strings - the Hamilton
• the Cactus Liquors and the Mellish - Gypsy Sally's
• the Chuck Brown Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Egype (2nd Annual Reunion Show) and Wally Worsley - Jammin' Java
• Gogol Bordello and Man Man - 9:30 Club
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kindred the Family Soul - Baltimore SoundStage
• Meridian (full band), Collapser (final show), Boardroom Heroes, Two Inch Astronaut, and Polyon - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• O'Malley's March - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Rebirth Brass Band and Naughty Professor - Howard Theatre
• the Regal Beagles, Billy Barnacle, and Capt. Scott - Fillmore Silver Spring (Yacht Rock Party)
• Sean Grissom: Holiday Vaudeville with the Alexandria Kleztet and Will Shaw - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sick Sick Birds (final show), Sal Bando, and Dead Mechanical - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Broken Choice, Noah Pierre, StarFight, and Arcangel - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Birchmere
• Spencer Joyce & the Record Machine and Decide By Friday - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Strictly Bizness - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa


Sunday, 28 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 18th Annual Hank Williams Tribute Show featuring Robin & Linda Williams, Claire Lynch, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Rickie Simpkins, Mark Schatz, Dave Chappell - Birchmere
• Anthony Green, Aaron west & the Roaring Twenties, I Can Make a Mess, and Elder Brother - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bela Dona, Black Alley, & Secret Society - Howard Theatre (Holiday Groove - 8 PM)
• Chain & the Gang, Big Hush, Qualms, and DJ CocoButtons - Comet Ping Pong
• Deanna Bogart Band - Jammin' Java
• Gogol Bordello and Man Man - 9:30 Club
• Holy Slizzatrism 2K14 Holiday Party with Iman Omari, Ras Nebyu, Mista Selecta, DJ K-Meta - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• the Jazz June and Field Mouse - DC9
• MAST with members of the Fresh Cut Orchestra - Bossa
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Nighthawks and the Skip Castro Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Offtrax: A Benefit for Save the Chimps - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• Rebirth Brass Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sean Grissom: Holiday Vaudeville with the Alexandria Kleztet and Will Shaw - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute) - the Hamilton
• Supreme Commander, Walk the Plank, Demands, and Zekiah - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Tuscadero and Cotton Candy - Galaxy Hut - sold out


Monday, 29 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Black Muddy River Band and the Outpatients - IOTA Club & Café
• Carlton and Classified Frequency - Jammin' Java
• Dopapod and Consider the Source - Baltimore SoundStage
• Javier Colon - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sammy Adams - Howard Theatre
• Tuscadero and Cotton Candy - Galaxy Hut - sold out
• the White Panda - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Zan McLeod's Celtic Holiday - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 30 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Black Alley - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Daephne and Failure By Design - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Freelance, Colleen & Frenchie, the Promise Hero, and Sidekick - Ottobar (Baltimore) (6 PM - Early Show)
• Holy Ghost! - 9:30 Club
• Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, Chain & the Gang, and the Sys DJs - Ottobar (Baltimore) (10 PM - Late show)
• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Old 97's and Vandaveer - the Hamilton
• Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sub-Radio Standard (Bad Habit CD Release Show) and Scott's Run - Jammin' Java
• A Sunny Day in Glasgow - DC9
• Sweet Heaven Kings - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 31 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10 PM Show)
• the Beanstalk Library, the Cowards Choir, and the Fire Tonight - IOTA Club & Café
• Bobby E Lee & the Sympathizers and the Hollywood Blanks - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Branford Marsalis: A Jazz New Year's Eve - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 7:30 & 9:30 PM)
• Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band and Junkyard Saints - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Clutch, Torche, and Lionize - 9:30 Club
• the El Reys - Spacebar [709 West Broad St, Falls Church, VA]
• Fatally Yours, the Last Year, Cyrenic, My Enemy Complete, and Raven Tree - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• J. Roddy Walston & the Business and Sleepwalkers - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Marcus Johnson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Melodime, Steve Everett (full band), and Paul Pfau (trio) - Jammin' Java
• Modern Pain, Homewrecker, Sick Symptom, and Queensway - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nadastrom, Gent & amp; Jawns, and Jen Lasher - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Old 97's and Vandaveer - the Hamilton
• Ozomatli with members of the National Symphony Orchestra (Steven Reineke, conductor) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Papadosio, ELM, and Proper Playground: A Living Gallery Experience - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Peaches O'Dell & Her Orchestra and Tony Anthony & His Malvivants - Black Cat (Both Floors)
• the Seldom Scene, Bumper Jacksons, and the Hello Strangers - Birchmere
• Steel Panther and Charm City Devils - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Swings, Bread Pilot, Furnsss, and Mattress Financial (members of Two Inch Astronaut) - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC] (Benefit for Empower)
• Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Yarn, Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line, and South Rail - Gypsy Sally's


Thursday, 1 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Wale and Doja Cat - Fillmore Silver Spring


Friday, 2 January 2015 [link to this day]

• the Age of Heroes, Leo Svirsky, Naxalite, and Stephen Palke - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Angel Du$t, Big Mouth, Old Lines, and WarXGames - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Angerfist - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Aziza Miller (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Badfish (Sublime tribute), Ballyhoo!, and Bumpin' Uglies - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Cane - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chante Moore - Howard Theatre
• Dark Star Orchestra: Continuing the Grateful Dead Experience - 9:30 Club
• Dub City Renegades (CD Release Show), Higher Hands, and Higher Education - Gypsy Sally's
• In Gratitude (Earth Wind & Fire tribute) and Motown & More (Tribute to Motown & Soul Legends) - Birchmere
• Jamison and Double O Soul with Cris Jacobs - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Lavell Crawford, Corey Holcomb, and Adele Givens - DAR Constitution Hall (DC Laugh-a-thon)
• Letitia Van Sant, Haint Blue, Laney Jones, and Tiny Timbers - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Rik Emmett - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rubix Kube - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• the Sharp Lads, the Mostly Dead, and Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Velvet Lounge
• Wrestle with Jimmy, Good Time Boys, and Lithium - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 3 January 2015 [link to this day]

• 76Degrees West Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• BSO: Beethoven's 9th - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dark Star Orchestra: Continuing the Grateful Dead Experience - 9:30 Club
• the Day of the Beast, Sloth Herder, Mascerated, Visceral Violation, and Consumed with Hatred - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• the Duskwhales, Tomato Dodgers, Knuckleberry Finn, and Useless Grant - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party with Biz Markie, Here's To the Night, the New Romance - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Hal Ketchum - Birchmere
• Hatfield McCoy - Rock & Roll Hotel
• In Dying Arms, Artifacts, and Vermord, Silent on Fifth Street, Pain, GI9, Enemy Within - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Jeff Severson, Margot MacDonald, Westmain, Ben Mason with Jim Mason, and the Patty Reese Band - Gypsy Sally's (A Benefit for Charlie Lemmer)
• the Knocks (DJ Set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Michael Clem Trio and Jason Burke - Jammin' Java
• My Vanity Project and No Response - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java's Local Scene Matinee - 2 PM)
• Picture Perfect, Burn the Ballroom, 3 PM, Along the Way, Kept at Bay, and Awake at Last - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Pop Punk Takeover)
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ted Vigil / Swearingen & Kelli perform the music of John Denver / Simon & Garfunkel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Violent Outburst (ex-Wasted Time/Socialcide), Pure Disgust, and Semper Eadem - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Yahzarah - Purple Reign: A Tribute Show - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 4 January 2015 [link to this day]

• A Film in Color and Your Persona - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Fred Eaglesmiththe Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show with Tif Ginn - Jammin' Java
• Glue, Pure Disgust, the Emmies (members of Quitter), and Birth Defects - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• mae, Terrible Things, Windsor Drive, and the Ruin City - Baltimore SoundStage
• Maggie Sansone & Robin Bullock with special guests Seth Kibel, Andrea Hoag, Matthew Bell plus the Irish Step Dancers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (16th Annual Maggie's Music New Year Concert)
• Mark Russell - Birchmere
• Monsters of the Antipodes, Time Columns, Hotel Neon, and A Worthless Homestead - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Paige Allbritton, Matthew Teardrop, and Hannah Racecar - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Picture Perfect, Burn the Ballroom, 3 PM, Westfield, and Soup of the Day - Angels Rockbar [10 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Tijuana Panthers, the Garden, and Skull Theft - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Two Inch Astronaut, Butcher Boy, and Wing Dam - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]


Monday, 5 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Dark Tranquillity, Insomnium, Tortile, and Aurelian - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Geoff Gallante (trumpet/fluglehorn) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Tijuana Panthers, the Garden, and Sneaks - DC9


Tuesday, 6 January 2015 [link to this day]

• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• History Repeated, Delarcos, and Plurals - Black Cat
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java
the Last Year - Black Cat (Backstage) CANCELLED
• Occultist, Krang, Corpse Light, the Munsens, and Rhin - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Sister Helen - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 7 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Duarte - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the End of America - Black Cat (Backstage)
• ICP Orchestra (Instant Composers Pool) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java
• Johnny Britt - "Marvin Meets Miles" - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 8 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cannonball Cole, the Stick Mob, and the Powerful House Ways & Means Committee - Velvet Lounge
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Cryptics, Red Tape, and Crystal Methodist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dobet Gnahoré - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java
• Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band - Birchmere
• Lazyeyes - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Marcus D. Wiley & Sean Sarvis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Memories of the King (Elvis tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Mother Falcon - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Scott Miller and Doug Seegers - Gypsy Sally's
• Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Willie Watson - the Hamilton


Friday, 9 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cartoon Weapons, Shirt/Pants, Dissonance, and I Against Eye - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Devil Makes Three and Joe Pug - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Eskimeaux, Adult Mom, Foozle, and Witch Coast - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Jeff Daniels with the Ben Daniels Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jerry Lewis - Lincoln Theatre
• Kingsley Flood, Fellow Creatures, and Humble Fire - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Louis Weeks - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Mayhem, Watain, and Revenge - Baltimore SoundStage
• Metalachi and Booze Riot - Black Cat (Mainstage)
Mic Check Showcase - Empire (formerly Jaxx) CANCELLED
• Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat featuring the New Orleans Suspects - the Hamilton
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roosevelt Dime - Gypsy Sally's
• Spectrum - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Swim Grandma, Weather Dreams, and Lushfarm - Velvet Lounge
• the Tone Rangers, the Chromatics, and Venus d Minor - Jammin' Java
• Turtle Recall - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Walkers Run - IOTA Club & Café
• Widows Watch (LP release party), Dead Mechanical, Ryan Shelkett & the Outfit, Blackwolf Beach, and Whiff - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Ying Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 10 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Auto Da Fe, Yugennui, Polaris, and Textbook Fascist - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s Tribute) - State Theatre
• Blue Label - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Cappadonna, Beer N Black, Urban Shocker, and Far Exp - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM - Rescheduled from 1/24/15)
Flight of the Valkyries 6 Metal Festival: A Sound of Thunder, MindMaze, Echoes Never Lie, Sweet Suicide, Sekengard, Spellborne - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jamie McLean Band (of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Led Zeppelin 2 (tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris featuring performances by Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Shawn Colvin, Sara Watkins, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda williams, Trampled By Turtles, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Shovels & Rope, Joan Baez, and Milk Carton Kids - DAR Constitution Hall
• LoudBoyz (7" release show), Shark Week, and DJ Money Jungle - Comet Ping Pong
• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Surprise Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat featuring the New Orleans Suspects - the Hamilton
• the Pietasters - 9:30 Club
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Solomun - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Soup of the Day, the Milestones, Canker Blossom, and Melon Farmers - Velvet Lounge
• SpeakeasyDC's Top Shelf Stories - Lincoln Theatre
• Tom Principato - Gypsy Sally's
• the Vi-Kings - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]


Sunday, 11 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Canker Blossom and the Melon Farmers - Velvet Lounge
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Civil Twilight and Knox Hamilton - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• David Cassidy - Birchmere
• Emperor X, Br'er, Trunkweed, and Sitcom - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java
• Lunch Cult, Koala Tea Time, and Jive Rhombus Coalition - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Mushroomhead, Like Monroe, the Family Ruin, Thira, Red Sky Research, Kysmet, Pain, and Neurotic - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Patton Oswalt: In Conversation with Dan Kois - 6th & I
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pure Disgust, the Sentenced, Treatment, and Spite - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Sarah Sullivan & the New Old Fashioneds - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Seán Barna - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Upon a Burning Body, Veil of Maya, Volumes, Gideon, and the Last Ten Seconds of Life - Baltimore SoundStage
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton


Monday, 12 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Sam Smith - Patriot Center
• Soulcial Hour - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 13 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cheri Maree (soul-jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dustbowl Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• Lolena Naipo - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Redline Graffiti, Ravi Shavi, Crystal Robots, and Warm Sun - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Symphonic Refrain, Duke Walker, and Curtain Club - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 14 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cage, Ceschi Ramos, Butch Dawson, and Drew Scott - Baltimore SoundStage
• Clones of Clones, Hank & Cupcakes, and Bells & Hunters - Velvet Lounge
• Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven - 9:30 Club
• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Kevin Toney (keys) with guest Dominique Toney - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Last Armistice, Technicians, and Castle of Genre - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java's Local Scene)
• Llamadon - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Psychedelic Furs - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Seether, Papa Roach, Kyng, and Islander - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Toasters, Bumpin' Uglies, the Players Band, and the Evokatones - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Vaselines - Rock & Roll Hotel


Thursday, 15 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bane and Axis - DC9
• Conor Brendan & the Wild Hunt and Quincy Mumford & the Reason why - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jon B. - Howard Theatre
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Mallett Brothers and Brock Butler (ex-Perpetual Groove) - Gypsy Sally's
Records Collecting Dust film screening - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Rhett Walker Band - Jammin' Java
• Starkweather, Ilsa, Pharaoh, Castle Freak, and Condemn the Infected - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #1)
• Wild Child, Cheers Elephant, and James Tillman - 9:30 Club
• Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song Tour - Birchmere


Friday, 16 January 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Boris - U St Music Hall
• Cameo - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Carly Harvey Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Cowboy Mouth - 9:30 Club
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• French Admirals - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gil Shaham (violin) - complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Girlfriend In a Coma (Smiths/Morrissey Tribute) and I'm the Man (Joe Jackson tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Haymaker Hamilton Mayhem, Sex Prisoner, False Light, WarXGames, and Ampalling Infection - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #2)
• the Iguanas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Infamous Stringdusters and Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - State Theatre
• John Mulaney - Warner Theatre
• Melt Your Face Metal Show - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• No BS Brass Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Paul & Storm - Jammin' Java
• People's Blues of Richmond, M.H. & His Orchestra, and Toxic Moxie - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Permafrost (CD Release), Occultist, Ilsa, and Torrid Husk - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the Soul Serenaders featuring Billy Price & Tommy Lepson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tomato Dodgers, Knuckleberry Finn, Black Rhinoceros, and Throw Me a Rope - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 17 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alchemy Acoustic Afternoons - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (12:00 PM Show)
• the Black Cadillacs and Kno Hamilton - Jammin' Java
• Brian Simms (of the Junkyard Saints) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Corey Smith and the Wind & the Wave - the Hamilton
• Covered With Jam (playing the album Band of Gypsys), Ten Feet Tall, and Fake Occent - Gypsy Sally's
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Familiar Faces - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• GI9 - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Hemlines - Rock & Roll Hotel
• In Cold Blood, Magrudergrind, Like Rats, Of Feather & Bone, Lifeless, and Iron Price - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #3 - 1 PM Show)
• the Infamous Stringdusters and David Wax Museum - State Theatre
Janus Fest (2-piece fest): Exponentials (reunion), Rukut, Lazo Lee, Heavy Temple, Headwounds, Drone Theory, Iron Gavel, Curse, Darsombra, Elagabalus, Tyrant's Hand, Putrid Servant, Ashen Bone - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Like Changing Seasons, Bust Off (I Against Eye), and the Not-So Poet - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Lisa Fischer - Howard Theatre
• Livingston Taylor - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Melissa Ferrick - IOTA Club & Café
• Redmond, Langosch, & Cooley - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• REV909: Daft Punk / French House tribute and Indie Dance classics with Will Eastman, Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Reverend Horton Heat, Robert Gordon, Dale Watson, and Rosie Flores - Black Cat (Mainstage - Rescheduled from 1/25/15)
• SmithJackson - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Super Diamond (Neil Diamond tribute) - 9:30 Club
• Ten (Pearl Jam tribute) and RATM2 - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Weekend Nachos, Full of Hell, Noisem, Homewrecker, and Genocide Pact - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #4)


Sunday, 18 January 2015 [link to this day]

• A$AP Ferg with YG and Mathias - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 11/16/14)
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gidon Kremer (violin) with Daniil Trifonov (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Karma to Burn, Sierra, and Rhin - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Paul Reed Smith Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Reaction - the official closing party of MAL Weekend feat. DJ James "DJ Dub" Graham - 9:30 Club
• Sarah Borges and Girls Guns & Glory - IOTA Club & Café
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java
• Signs Point East - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM Matinee - Gorilla Music presents 'The Best of Baltimore')
• Step Afrika - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• the Transbender, Jumpcuts, and the Jet Age - Velvet Lounge


Monday, 19 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Vocal Workshop Graduation Concert led by Chris Grasso - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 20 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Caustic Casanova and Wet Socks - Velvet Lounge
• G-Eazy, Kehlani, Kool John, and Jay Ant - 9:30 Club
The Last Year - Black Cat (Backstage) CANCELLED
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Woody Pines, Mink's Miracle Medicine, and Red Light Rodeo - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 21 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Four Year Strong, Comeback Kid, Expire Handguns, and Heart To Heart - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Israel Nash - DC9
• Kayo Dot - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Marilyn Manson - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Spirit Family Reunion - the Hamilton
• the Tragically Hip - Lincoln Theatre
• Yolanda Rabun (soul/smooth jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 22 January 2015 [link to this day]

• August Burns Red, Miss May I, Northlane, and Erra - Baltimore SoundStage
• BSO: An Evening with Jason Alexander - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dr. Dog and U.S. Royalty - 9:30 Club
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Yonatan Gat (ex Monotonix), Paperhaus, and Post Pink - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• FouseyTube - Howard Theatre
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hodera - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Jennifer Koh (violin): Bach & Beyond Part III - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Jim-E Stack - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Lia Ices - DC9
• LNY-TNZ - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Passafire and Tatanka - State Theatre
• Red Molly - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• River Whyless and Luray - Gypsy Sally's


Friday, 23 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Black Blizzard, Special People, Lifetime Sh!tlist, Thalobleu, and Ratboiler - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Blue Moon Cowgirls and Neptune's Car - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Budapest Festival Orchestra: Iván Fischer (music director), Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Anna Lucia Richter (soprano), Barbara Kozelj (mezzo-soprano) - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Canellakis-Brown Duo - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Chain & the Gang - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (Noon)
• Comedy on the Table: Franqi French, Alyssa A. Cowan, Rachel Dry, Michele Sometimes-Gray, Alli Hanley, Valerie Paschall - Velvet Lounge
• Dirty Bourbon River Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Et Al., Boy Spit, and Passing Phases - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• the Fabulous Dialtones - Jammin' Java
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hamilton Leithauser - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Inquiry, the Concussion Theory, Along the Way, and Wild Love - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
Insanity - Empire (formerly Jaxx) CANCELLED
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• Juvenile & Backyard Band - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 9/26/14)
• Miss Tess & the Talkbacks and Bumper Jacksons - Gypsy Sally's
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Smithereens - State Theatre
• Turquoise Jeep - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Visto - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Wildhoney (Sleep Through It LP release), Wing Dam, Expert Alterations, Big Hush, and Outer Space - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Wings Denied, Tone, Technicians, and Cryptodira - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Saturday, 24 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Ari Hest - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Averist, Silence the Blind, Adamant, Dysfigure, Zekiah, and Led To Ruins - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Better Off Dead and Djesben - Gypsy Sally's
• Cherub, Mystery Skulls, and Forte Bowie - Baltimore SoundStage
Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM) Moved to 1/10/15
• Donna the Buffalo - State Theatre
• Flow Tribe and Dead 27s - the Hamilton
• Free Range Improv Comedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio: Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Jimmie's Chicken Shack - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lighting Fires and Clones of Clones - IOTA Club & Café
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Parquet Courts, Priests, and Horse Lords - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the VIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Sunday, 25 January 2015 [link to this day]

• the 31st Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala - Jammin' Java
• Adia Victoria - DC9
• Author, Harris Face, and Andrew Grossman - Velvet Lounge
• Ben Howard - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Billy Idol and Broncho - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Downfall of Gaia, Set & Setting, Sannhet, and Barbelith - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Extreme: Pornograffitti Live 25th Anniversary - Baltimore SoundStage
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• Laura Benanti - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
Reverend Horton Heat, Robert Gordon, Dale Watson, and Rosie Flores - Black Cat (Mainstage) Rescheduled to 1/17/15.
• School of Rock: Led Zeppelin from the Next Generation - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Steel Wheels - the Hamilton


Monday, 26 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Hill & the Fruition Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ben Howard - 9:30 Club
• Downfall of Gaia and Foehammer - DC9
• Motion City Soundtrack, Vinnie Caruana, and Team Spirit - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 27 January 2015 [link to this day]

• John Reilly & Friends featuring Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau - 6th & I
• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Melanie Martinez - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 28 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Giraffage and Spazzkid - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Jonny Craig and Down With Webster - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, and Authority Zero - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Machine Head - Baltimore SoundStage
• Uzuhi, Dead End Lane, Clockbreaker, and the Street Parade - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Zola Jesus and Deradoorian (of Dirty Projectors) - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Thursday, 29 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alestorm, Swashbuckle, and the Dread Crew of Oddwood - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Barnstar! - the Hamilton
• Borgore, Ookay, Juauz, and DOTCOM - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Felix Cavaliere's Rascals - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jonathan Edwards - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• London Grammar and Until the Ribbon Breaks - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM - postponed from 11/7/14) - sold out
• Pharmakon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tiempo Libre - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Vadim Neselovskyi (jazz piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• World Inferno Friendship Society, Everyment Moist, and Eli August & the Abandoned Buildings - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Zola Jesus and Deradoorian - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Friday, 30 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Charlie Mars (The Money album release show) - Jammin' Java
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Fleetwood Mac - Verizon Center
• Greensky Bluegrass and the Last Bison - 9:30 Club
• Kaki King - the Hamilton
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere
• Naked Blue and We're About 9 - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• San Fermin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Shack Band and Cara Kelly & the Tall Tale - Gypsy Sally's
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Smithereens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Turnstile (Nonstop Feeling record release), Down To Nothing, Incendiary, Blind Justice, and Protester - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Zap Mama & Antibalas - Lisner Auditorium


Saturday, 31 January 2015 [link to this day]

• B Side Shuffle, the Northerners, and Edjacated Phools - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• BSO: Mahler's 3rd Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Charles Ross's One Man Star Wars Trilogy - Birchmere
• Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Elliott Brood - DC9
• Erin McKeown and Maryleigh Roohan - 6th & I
• the Gladstones (featuring Bob Girad of Johnny Sportcoat and the Casuals and Charlie Pastorfield from Skip Castro) with the Jill Warren Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Greensky Bluegrass - 9:30 Club
• Napalm Death, Voivod, Exhumed, Iron Reagan, and Ringworm - Baltimore SoundStage
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• Round About (CD Release Show) and Wes Tucker & the Skillets - Velvet Lounge
• Schooner Fare - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• State Symphony Orchestra of México - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• TheRuinCity (CD Release) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
• Wesley Spangler and Cabin Creek - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Whiskey & Boots)


Sunday, 1 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Dwele - Howard Theatre
• Evan Dando and Sara Johnston - Black Cat (Backstage)


Monday, 2 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Robert Cray Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 3 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Damien Jurado - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lucy Hale - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 4 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex G, Teen Suicide, and Us & Us Only - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Blues Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Grizfolk - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jason Isbell and Damien Jurado - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Kevin Devine, Into It. Over It., and Laura Stevenson - 6th & I
• Minnie Driver - Birchmere
Snocore Tour: Flyleaf, Adelitas Way, Framing Hanley, Fit For Rivals - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Wynton Marsalis Quintet & Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra (Jason Wagner, conductor) - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE


Thursday, 5 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Garrick Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff - Strathmore (Music Center)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Minnie Driver - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pinkwash, Puff Pieces, and Sneaks - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Puddles Pity Party - the Hamilton
• the Robert Cray Band - Birchmere
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Friday, 6 February 2015 [link to this day]

• the Clarks and Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 - State Theatre
• Dana Fuchs - Gypsy Sally's
• I the Breather, Exotype, Forevermore, Come the Dawn, Minds Like Mirrors, and Once Dead Twice Shy - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Luce Unplugged Community Showcase - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC]
• the Montrose Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Pat McGee Band (reunion show) - Birchmere
• Pony Bones, Rachel Ries, and Fellow Creatures - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Savion Glover's STePz - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Unity Reggae Band, Strykers Posse, the Scotch Bonnets, and DJ Rasta Rod - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Bob Marley's Bday Celebration)
• White Arrows - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Saturday, 7 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Almost Angels - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Arlo Guthrie (the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Chubby Carrier - the Hamilton
• Cut the Architect's Hand, Cammo Shorts, the Vomiting Dinosaurs, and Elagabalus - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal - One Year Anniversary Show)
• Elm and Subtle Hustle - Gypsy Sally's
• Marianna Prjevalskaya (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Paperhaus (album release), Loud Boyz, Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, and DJ Ayescold - 9:30 Club (DC Music Download's 3rd Birthday & Benefit for DC Punk Archive)
• Parquet Courts, Priests, and Sheer Mag - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Remembering Harry James featuring John Blount and Dave Tucker Big Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Simon Shaheen, oud & violin - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Slick Rick & Rakim - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 8 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie (the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cyrille Aimee (jazz vocalist) - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• David Cook (winner of American Idol Season 7) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• KINGs - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• National Philharmonic: 10th Anniversary Concert - Beethoven's Ninth - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
Records Collecting Dust film screening - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Roy Ayers (vibes/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sarah Sullivan & the New Old Fashioneds - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Todd Ellison and Friends: the Romance of Broadway - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]


Monday, 9 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Brooke Fraser - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Chrisette Michele - Birchmere
• Spandau Ballet - 9:30 Club
• Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore (of UFO), Black Nights Rising, and Old James - Empire (formerly Jaxx)


Tuesday, 10 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Chrisette Michele - Birchmere
• Glen Hansard - Lincoln Theatre
• J Pope & Funk Friday and Sidewalk Chalk - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• KONGOS - 9:30 Club
• Living Colour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Nick Thune featuring Ben Kronberg and Kate Berlant - 6th & I (Downstairs)


Wednesday, 11 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Robinson Brotherhood - 9:30 Club
• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• JoAnne Shaw Taylor - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Leon Russell - the Hamilton
• Travis Tritt (solo acoustic) - Birchmere


Thursday, 12 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 50 Cent and G-Unit - Fillmore Silver Spring
• BSO: All Bach - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eilen Jewell - Jammin' Java
• Eric Benet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Hackensaw Boys - Gypsy Sally's
• His Name Is Alive (25th Anniversary Tour) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Mint Condition - Baltimore SoundStage
• the New Pornographers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Pitches Be Crazy - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Spektral Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Stooges Brass Band - the Hamilton


Friday, 13 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Aurelio - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Bg Bang Baby - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Bill Staines and Jessica Smucker - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Bach Family - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chatham County Line - the Hamilton
• Dub City Renegades and FeelFree - Jammin' Java
• Eric Benet - Birchmere
• Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. - Baltimore SoundStage
• Periphery, Nothing More, and Wovenwar - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - State Theatre
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Sturgill Simpson and Anderson East - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 14 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Armageddon, Framework, and Existentium - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Foreplay - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (A Valentine's Day Heart Health Foundation Benefit)
• John Pizzarelli & Jane Monheit - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Katt Williams - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Love Songs: The Beatles with Julia Nixon, the Lofgren Brothers, Todd Wright, Cal Everett, the Hummingbyrds, Tender Polman - the Hamilton
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Thrill of Tchaikovsky - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• the Nighthawks - Jammin' Java
• Richard Marx - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sam Hunt and Native Run - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• SpeakeasyDC's Sucker for Love - 9:30 Club
• Steal the Sky - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (Late show)
• Thomas Jack and Sam Feldt - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Sunday, 15 February 2015 [link to this day]

• All You Need Is Love 3 - Jammin' Java's Songwriters' Circle: A Tribute to the Beatles & Love Songs - Jammin' Java
• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands (presented by Gorilla Music) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Franz Nicolay and More Humans - Black Cat
• Jerusalem Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Riders in the Sky: Salute to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys! - Birchmere
• Robert Earl Keen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce the Veil - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Stephanie Mills - Howard Theatre
• the Wammies - State Theatre


Monday, 16 February 2015 [link to this day]

• the Saturday Giant - Galaxy Hut
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 17 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Albert Lee - Jammin' Java
• Bad Suns and Coasts - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dirty Dozen Brass Band - the Hamilton
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 18 February 2015 [link to this day]

• the Bunny the Bear and Minds Like Mirrors - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Edwin McCain - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Howard Theatre
• Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• JJ Grey & Mofro and the London Souls - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 19 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Beacon - DC9
• Bianca Del Rio (Rolodex of Hate) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Big Head Todd & the Monsters - 9:30 Club
• Borracho, Carousel, Joy, and Caustic Casanova - Velvet Lounge
• BSO: Patti Austin Sings Ella & the Duke - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Caitlin Caney - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Ed Jurdi (Band of Heathens), Seth Walker, and Edward David Anderson (Backyard Tire Fire) - Gypsy Sally's
• Go Go Gadjet - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Hunting Party, St. James & the Apostles, and the Butterface Effect - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kishi Bashi String Quartet - 6th & I
• A Place To Bury Strangers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Retox and Whores - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Silverstein, Hands Like Houses, Major League, and My Iron Lung - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 20 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Ed Kowalczyk: "Throwing Copper Unplugged" 20th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jencarlos Canela - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Keller Williams (solo) - Birchmere
• A Place To Bury Strangers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Punch Brothers - 9:30 Club
• Randy Thompson and the Broadcast - Gypsy Sally's
• Ultra Faux, Highland Hill Boys, and 99 1/2 Blues Band - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Saturday, 21 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Adam Devine - Lincoln Theatre
• Bianca Del Rio - the Rolodex of Hate Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Camerata Sine Nomine - Church of the Epiphany [1317 G St NW, WDC]
• Don McLean - Birchmere
• Ed Kowalczyk: "Throwing Copper Unplugged" 20th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Expendables and Katastro - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Face the Music: Jenny Undercofler, director - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Larry Keel Experience - Gypsy Sally's
• Lopez Studios: Broadway Review Concert Series - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: An Evening with Doc Severinsen - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Orchestre de la Suisse Romande - Charles Dutoit (conductor), Nikolai Lugansky (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Soul Rebels and Nth Power - the Hamilton
• Wayne Krantz Trio featuring Keith Carlock & Anthony Jackson - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 22 February 2015 [link to this day]

• the British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour featuring Peter Asher, Denny Laine, Chad & Jeremy, Billy J. Kramer, Mike Pender's Searchers, Terry Sylvester - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga - Verizon Center
• Christopher O'Riley and Pablo Ziegler: Two to Tango - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Hugh Masekela & Vusi Mahlasela - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)
• Imago Theatre: Frogz - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Living the Dream, Singing the Dream: WPAS Men, Women, and Children of the Gospel Choir and Choral Arts Society of Washington - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Stanley Clarke - Birchmere


Monday, 23 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Ariel Pink and Jack Name - 9:30 Club
• Renée Fleming (soprano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Tuesday, 24 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Bettye LaVette - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Dodos and Springtime Carnivore - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Kat Edmonson and Robert Ellis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sleater-Kinney - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Uriah Heep - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 10/1/15)


Wednesday, 25 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Helmet: Betty 20th Anniversary Show (playing the album from start to finish) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Kat Edmonson and Robert Ellis - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Keb' Mo' (band) - Birchmere
• Sean Watkins and Jill Andrews - Gypsy Sally's
• Sleater-Kinney - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Tango Buenos Aires: Song of Eva Perón - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Uriah Heep - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 9/28/14)


Thursday, 26 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Diana Krall - Strathmore (Music Center - rescheduled from 12/11/14)
• Echosmith and the Colourist - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM)
• Jenny Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joe Nichols - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• Neil deGrasse Tyson - DAR Constitution Hall
• Travis Tritt (solo acoustic) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Turtle Recall - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 27 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Carbon Leaf - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Finals - Jammin' Java
• JD McPherson - the Hamilton
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Los Lobos - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Merchant of Venice - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club
• Swami John Reis & the Blind Shake - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tim Whalen Quintet: Music of Bud Powell - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Yacopsae, Hemdale, Backslider, and Triac - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Saturday, 28 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Big Sam's Funky Nation - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Bridge and the Shakes - Baltimore SoundStage (Concert for Hope 9)
• BSO: the Firebird Suite - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dom Flemons - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Najee - Birchmere
• Nephew Tommy - DAR Constitution Hall
• No Bad Juju - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Railroad Earth - 9:30 Club
• the Riverbreaks, Letitia Van Sant & the Bonafides (CD Release Show), and Sam McCormally (from Ugly Purple Sweater, Fellow Creatures) - Gypsy Sally's


Sunday, 1 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic - 9:30 Club
• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra with Simone Dinnerstein (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Asleep at the Wheel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• the British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour featuring Peter Asher, Denny Laine, Chad & Jeremy, Billy J. Kramer, Mike Pender's Searchers, Terry Sylvester - Birchmere
• Front Porch Step, Have Mercy, Alcoa, Head North, and Brigades - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• James Cotton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ricardo Arjona - Patriot Center
• The Spirt of Satch: Dr. John Interprets Louis Armstrong - the Hamilton
• Wynonna & Friends - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Monday, 2 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Birchmere
• Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Aeon, and Tribulation - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir - National City Christian Church [5 Thomas Circle NW, WDC]
• the Gaslight Anthem, Northcote, and the Scandals - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Maroon 5 - Verizon Center
• Mike + the Mechanics - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 3 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Birchmere
• Bush and Theory of a Deadman - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gaelic Storm - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gang of Four - 9:30 Club
• the Growlers - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 4 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Chieftains - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dr. John & the Nite Trippers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Logic - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 5 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Altan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Austin Lounge Lizards - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Jimmie Vaughan - the Hamilton


Friday, 6 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Altan - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cursive - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• D.L. Hughley - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Dropkick Murphys, the Mahones, and Blood Or Whiskey - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Howie Day - the Hamilton
• Hundred Waters - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Maz Jobrani: I'm Not a Terrorist But I've Played One On TV - Warner Theatre
• Mulatu Astatke - Lisner Auditorium
• the New Romance - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere


Saturday, 7 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Shakespeare in Love & Simon Trpceski - Strathmore (Music Center)
• DL Hughley - Howard Theatre
• DRKWAV featuring John Medeski, Sherik, and Adam Deitch - the Hamilton
• Dry Mill Road and the Hello Strangers - Gypsy Sally's
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jon Langford (of the Mekons, Waco Brothers, & Pine Valley Cosmonauts) - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Mary Fahl (ex-October Project) - Jammin' Java
• Murder By Death - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Vatsala Mehra - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Sunday, 8 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Torment and Triumph -- The Romantic Music of Franz Liszt - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Meghan Trainor and Sheppard - Fillmore Silver Spring (That Bass Tour)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)
• Sarah Sullivan & the New Old Fashioneds - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• WATCH Awards 2015 (Washington Area Theatre Community Honors) - Birchmere


Monday, 9 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Church - 9:30 Club
• Hozier - Lincoln Theatre - sold out


Tuesday, 10 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Jukebox the Ghost and Little Daylight - 9:30 Club
• Leo Kottke - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 11 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Buckwheat Zydeco - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Catfish & the Bottlemen - DC9
• Mark Meadows (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Royal Southern Brotherhood - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 12 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Best of the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• BSO: Mozart's Great Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Leo Kottke - Birchmere
• Steven Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sylvan Esso - 9:30 Club


Friday, 13 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Best of the Second City - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Buckwheat Zydeco - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Dave Alvin an Phil Alvin and the Guilty Ones with the Far West - Birchmere
• Gerardo Contino Y Los Habaneros - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Kalin and Myles - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Lone Bellow and Odessa - the Hamilton
• Lucero, Ryan Bingham, and Twin Forks - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 14 March 2015 [link to this day]

• András Schiff (piano) - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• Cristina Pato (gaita) - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, SWV, Dru Hill, and host Slick Rick - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore) (Baltimore Spring Fest)
• Los Lonely Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Three Bs for the Three Greats - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Orla Gartland - Jammin' Java
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ryan Bingham & Lucero - 9:30 Club
• Will Butler - Rock & Roll Hotel
• ZOSO (Led Zepplin tribute) - State Theatre


Sunday, 15 March 2015 [link to this day]

• András Schiff (piano) - "The Last Sonatas" project - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Les Violons du Roy with Bernard Labadie (music director) and Marc-André Hamelin (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Los Lonely Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Melvin Seals and JGB - the Hamilton
• Milo Greene - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sarah McLachlan - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tommy Emmanuel - Birchmere


Monday, 16 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Caladh Nua - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)


Tuesday, 17 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Ariana Grande - Patriot Center (the Honeymoon Tour)
• Carlos Núñez with the Sean Culkin Dancers - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Perfume Genius and Jenny Hval - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Zakir Hussain (tabla) - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)


Thursday, 19 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Go Go Gadjet - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Joshua Radin - 9:30 Club
• Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell and the Pine Hill Project - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere
• Trio con Brio Copenhagen - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 20 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Enter the Haggis - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mustard's Retreat - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• the Oak Ridge Boys - Birchmere
• Tom Rush - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 21 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Aca-Challenge 2015: the GW Vibes, the District, JHU AllNighters,Vox Pop, the Virginia Sil'hooettes, and Tomorrow's Harmony; hosted by the Alexandria Harmonizers - Lincoln Theatre
• Brooklyn Rider - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Go-Go Symphony & the Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Maysa - Howard Theatre
• Tom Rush - Birchmere
• The VIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Sunday, 22 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Haydn and Ravel - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt A Whirl Band feat. Lou Ann Barton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Regina Carter's "Southern Comfort" - Birchmere


Tuesday, 24 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Jane Lynch - Birchmere
• Jefferson Starship - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tobias Jesso Jr. - 6th & I


Wednesday, 25 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Jane Lynch - Birchmere
• Karla Bonoff - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mark Meadows (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Milky Chance - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Swans - Baltimore SoundStage
• Swervedriver and Gateway Drugs - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Title Fight, La Dispute, and the Hotelier - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 26 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Singin' in the Rain - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Deerhoof and Wume - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 27 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Audra McDonald - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cantus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dailey & Vincent - Birchmere
• Matt Haimowitz (cello): Bach Listening Room - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• the Weight (featuring formers members of The Band, Rick Danko, and Levon Helm Band) - the Hamilton


Saturday, 28 March 2015 [link to this day]

• eddie from ohio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Father John Misty and King Tuff - 9:30 Club
• Jan Lisiecki (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Jasper String Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Mat Kearney and Parachute - Fillmore Silver Spring
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Sunday, 29 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Art Garfunkel - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Don Ross - Jammin' Java
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Taking Back Sunday, the Menzingers, and LetLive - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow - Peabody Chamber Orchestra - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)


Monday, 30 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Art Garfunkel - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Raphael Severe (clarinet), Paul Huang (violin), Paul Montag (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Twin Shadow - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Tuesday, 31 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Art Garfunkel - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bayside, Senses Fail, and Man Overboard - Baltimore SoundStage
• Joshua Bell (violin) and Sam Haywood (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Wednesday, 1 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Electric Wizard and Satan's Satyrs - Baltimore SoundStage
• SHPONGLE: The Shpongletron 3.1 with Phutureprimitive - 9:30 Club
• Stephen Hough (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)


Thursday, 2 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Avery*Sunshine - Birchmere
• DhakaBraka - 6th & I
• New Found Glory, Turnstile, This Wild Life, and Turnover - Fillmore Silver Spring


Friday, 3 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Damien Rice - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Pure Prairie League - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tom Paxton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 4 April 2015 [link to this day]

• BandHouse Gigs' Tribute to Steve Winwood & Traffic - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cleve Francis - Birchmere
• Dom La Nena - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Neil Diamond - Verizon Center
• Skip Castro Band - Gypsy Sally's


Sunday, 5 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Incognito feat. Maysa - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)


Tuesday, 7 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Brian Culbertson - Birchmere
• José González - 9:30 Club
• the Philadelphia Orchestra - Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Jan Lisiecki (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Wednesday, 8 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Brian Culbertson - Birchmere
• Marian McLaughlin (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Shawn Colvin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 9 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Brian Culbertson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Citizen Cope (solo acoustic) - Lincoln Theatre
• Jane Monheit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Miranda Cuckson (violin) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 10 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Blackberry Smoke (Holding All the Roses Tour), the Temperance Movement, and the Ben Miller Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• BSO: Off the Cuff: Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Charlie Hunter Trio featuring Bobby Previte (drums) and Curtis Fowlkes (trombone) - Jammin' Java
• Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Jane Monheit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Poulenc Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Stars - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Saturday, 11 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Al Stewart - Birchmere
• Damaged City Fest - TBA
• National Philharmonic: Bach's St. John Passion - Strathmore (Music Center)
Shaolin Warriors - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS) CANCELLED
• Sonny Landreth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Sunday, 12 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Damaged City Fest - TBA
• BSO: Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Jay Campbell (cello) and Conor Hanick (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• REO Speedwagon - Warner Theatre
• Shawn Colvin and Rachael Sage - Birchmere
• Todd Ellison and Friends: Classic Broadway - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA] (4 PM Show)


Tuesday, 14 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Eliane Elias - the Hamilton
• Zappa Plays Zappa: One Size Fits All in its entirety and more - Birchmere


Wednesday, 15 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Ana Tijoux - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Engelbert Humperdinck: Engelbert Calling Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Joan Armatrading (solo) - Birchmere


Thursday, 16 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Average White Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Fatoumata Diawara - Artisphere (Dome Theatre)
• Hookworms - DC9
• Israeli Chamber Project - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joan Armatrading (solo) - Birchmere
• Peter Mulvey - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Walk the Moon and the Griswolds - 9:30 Club


Friday, 17 April 2015 [link to this day]

• the Average White Band - Birchmere
• Eileen Ivers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• James Lee Stanley - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Kathleen Madigan - Warner Theatre
• OK Go - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Roseanne Cash: the River & the Thread - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 18 April 2015 [link to this day]

• the Average White Band - Birchmere
• BSO: Music Box - On Safari - Strathmore (Music Center - 10 AM & 11:30 AM)
• BSO: Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Hot Sardines - 6th & I
• Martin Sexton - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 19 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Heart by Heart - the Hamilton
• Pat Travers Band - Jammin' Java
• Richard Goode (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Vijay Iyer Trio - 6th & I (Levine Music Jazzfest 2015)


Wednesday, 22 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Evgeny Kissin (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lee Ann Womack - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Marian McLaughlin (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 23 April 2015 [link to this day]

• John McCutcheon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Lily Neill (harp) & Vessa Norilo (cello) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 24 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 2Cellos - Warner Theatre
• BBC Concert Orchestra - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• BoDeans - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Delbert McClinton - Birchmere
• Pam Ortiz Band - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Plena Libre - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Sybarite5 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Willy Porter - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 25 April 2015 [link to this day]

• BoDeans - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 9/24/14)
• Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Iration, Stick Figure, and Hours Eastly - 9:30 Club
• Keith Sweat (album release show) - Howard Theatre
• Ute Lemper - Forever: the Love Poems of Pablo Neruda - 6th & I
• Vienna Teng and the Bollands - the Hamilton


Sunday, 26 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Alan Doyle (So Let's Go Tour) - Birchmere
• John Mellencamp (Plain Spoken Tour) and Carlene Carter - DAR Constitution Hall
• Taj Mahal Trio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Monday, 27 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Kamelot and Dragonforce - Baltimore SoundStage


Tuesday, 28 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Alan Doyle (of Great Big Sea) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 29 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Sixx A.M. (Nikki Sixx) and Apocalyptica - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 30 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Black Violin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ewan Dobson - Jammin' Java


Friday, 1 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 28th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Brother Sun - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Lila Downs - Lisner Auditorium


Saturday, 2 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 28th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Jupiter Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mt. Boys - Birchmere
• Tom Russell (the Rose of Roscrea album release) - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 3 May 2015 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Jupiter Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Tuesday, 5 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Ministry - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 7 May 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Tchaikovsky's 1st Piano Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 9 May 2015 [link to this day]

• National Chamber Ensemble: Musical Gems of Mexico - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Shirley MacLaine - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 10 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Rachmaninoff and Friends - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Zappa Plays Zappa - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 13 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Young (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 14 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Nightwish and Delain - Fillmore Silver Spring


Saturday, 16 May 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Debussy & Don Juan - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO: Music Box - In the Treetops - Strathmore (Music Center - 10 AM & 11:30 AM)
• Kayhan Kalhor - 6th & I


Wednesday, 20 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Kingsland Road - Jammin' Java
Maryland Deathfest XIII Pre-Fest Show: Incantation, Massacre (Columbia), Disma, Funerus, Gath Smane - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Thursday, 21 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Bruce Cockburn - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Bevar Sea, Conan, Iron Man, Jex Thoth, Mantar, Primitive Man, Ufomammut, Yob - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Ciborium, Devourment, Internal Bleeding, Mortal Decay, Origin, Skinless - Baltimore SoundStage (Moved from the Ottobar)
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Devourment, Internal Bleeding, Mortal Decay, Origin, Ciborium, Skinless - Ottobar (Baltimore) Moved to Baltimore Soundstage


Friday, 22 May 2015 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIII: Aeternus, Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult, Inverloch, Vattnet Viskar - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Artificial Brain, Aura Noir, Bloodbath, Cianide, Funebrarum, Lock Up, Master, Obituary, Suffocation, Vallenfyre - Edison Lot [545 N High St, Baltimore, MD]
Maryland Deathfest XIII: F.I.D., Ghoul, Homewrecker, Napalm Death, Noisear, Noxa, P.L.F., Splatterhouse, Suffering Mind, Triac - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 23 May 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Strauss's Four Last Songs - Strathmore (Music Center)
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Adversarial, Demoncy, Dragged Into Sunlight, Tsjuder - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Antigama, Backslider, Cephalic Carnage, Chainsaw to the Face, Engorged, Full of Hell, Inter Arma, Lycanthropy, Martyrdöd, Wolfbrigade - Baltimore SoundStage
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Arcturus, Blood Red Throne, Bulldozer, Einherjer, Fulgora, Metal Church, Morpheus Descends, Razor, Serpentine Path, Sodom, Triptykon, Twilight of the Gods, Vulcano - Edison Lot [545 N High St, Baltimore, MD]


Sunday, 24 May 2015 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIII: Amorphis, Anaal Nathrakh, Demilich, Goatsnake, Inverloch (plaing a diSEMBOWLMENT set), Neurosis, Primordial, Prosanctus Inferni, Skepticism, Tombs, Winter - Edison Lot [545 N High St, Baltimore, MD]
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Coke Bust, D.R.I., Early Graves, Entrails Massacre, Excel, Grin & Bear It, Melt-Banana, Mother Brain, Pizzahifive, Spazztic Blurr, Water Torture - Baltimore SoundStage
Maryland Deathfest XIII: Impetuous Ritual, Knelt Rote, Portal, Thantifaxath - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 27 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Young (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Yellowjackets featuring Bob Mintzer, Felix Pastorius, Russell Ferrante, & William Kennedy - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 28 May 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: A Tribute to John Williams - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 29 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Lisa Lampanelli - Lincoln Theatre


Saturday, 30 May 2015 [link to this day]

• LoCash Cowboys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Philharmonic: Fauré's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 6 June 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Beethoven's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO: Music Box - All Around the Globe - Strathmore (Music Center - 10 AM & 11:30 AM)
• Chris Hardwick - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 10 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Rochelle Rice (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 11 June 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Bernstein's Candide - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Lana Del Rey - Jiffy Lube Live


Wednesday, 17 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Rochelle Rice (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 18 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Gabe Dixon and Ernie Halter - Jammin' Java


Monday, 22 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Bette Midler - Verizon Center


Thursday, 25 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Strathmore (Music Center - 2 PM & 8 PM)


Saturday, 4 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Foo Fighters, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr, Heart, Joan Jett, LL Cool J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty - RFK Stadium Festival Grounds [2400 E. Capital Street, WDC] (10 AM Doors)


Wednesday, 8 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Idina Menzel - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]


Monday, 13 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Taylor Swift - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]


Saturday, 18 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Idina Menzel - Jiffy Lube Live


Saturday, 8 August 2015 [link to this day]

• One Direction - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD]


Tuesday, 25 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Nickelback - Jiffy Lube Live


Sunday, 6 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer - Jiffy Lube Live


Thursday, 8 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Sadie & the Hotheads (Elizabeth McGovern of Downton Abbey) - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 12/4/14)