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Archive: 2015


Thursday, 1 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Feedel Band - Bossa
• the Grandsons - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Wale and Doja Cat - Fillmore Silver Spring


Friday, 2 January 2015 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series: Justin Trawick, Karen Jonas, Paul Pfau, David Kitchen, Jasmine Gillison, Lena Seikaly, Jahnel Slowikowski, Jim Shirey, Claire Flynt - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• AG/LG with comedy from Sean Joyce, Jheisson Nunez, Chelsea Shorte - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
• the Age of Heroes, Leo Svirsky, Naxalite, Stephen Palke, and Kodra - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• 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, Fito Corleone, Awthentik, and Jake Sinatra - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Car Seat Headrest, Aphids, Makeshift Shelters, and Otis Infrastructure - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• 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
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, A MARC Train Home, and Poppy Patica - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• 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)
• Pages & Poets, Pitches Be Crazy, the Girls Upstairs, and Joe Pollock - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Rik Emmett - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Rubix Kube - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (First Fridays 80s Invasion)
• Saddle of Centaur, the Degenerettes, Rot Work, and Sweepstakes - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Scott Kurt - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Sharp Lads, the Mostly Dead, and Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Velvet Lounge
• Sharptooth, Take Care, IT, Joe Biden, Westfield, and Crash Concept - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Wrestle with Jimmy, Good Time Boys, and Lithium - Jammin' Java
• Wytold - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


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)
• Ed Metaphysical, djmeegs, DJ Raha Wala, Mettabbana, Beatrix, Paul Geddes, and Kareem "Reemz" Johnson - Zeba Bar [3423 14th St NW, WDC] (Souled Out!)
• 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)
• Gin War, No Good News, Giants At Large, Something More, and Carry the Banner - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Presented by Feed the Scene: Defend Pop Drunk - Caitlin's 21st Birthday Show)
• Hal Ketchum - Birchmere
• Hatfield McCoy and Justin Hoben (of the Deadmen) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Hills & Rivers, the Highland Hill Boys, Matthew Mule McKinley, and the Baltimore String Felons - Baltimore Free Farm [3510 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD] (Free Farm Folk Night)
• Human Country Jukebox - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• 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)
• Thera Roya, Caustic Casanova, and Foehammer - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA]
• the Tim Whalen Septet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
Violent Outburst (ex-Wasted Time/Socialcide), Pure Disgust, Semper Eadem, and Stand Off - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show) CANCELLED
• Yahzarah - Purple Reign: A Tribute Show - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 4 January 2015 [link to this day]

• California X, the Rememberables, Aloners, and Big Hush - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]
• Echo Hey Hello, Fun Never Starts, NasaSquad, and Chia - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• 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)
• the Iris Bell, Justin Trawick, and Dave Farah - IOTA Club & Café
• mae, Terrible Things, Windsor Drive, The Ruin City, and Mike Mains & the Branches - 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
• Miss Massive Snowflake - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Monsters of the Antipodes, Time Columns, Hotel Neon, and A Worthless Homestead - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the NSO Young Soloists Competition Finalists - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paige Allbritton, Matthew Teardrop, Hannah Racecar, and TV John & the Legendary Band - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Phurnne, Drone Accordian/Gtr Group, and Patrick Cain/Nate Scheible Duo - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• 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, Aurelian, Oberris, Within Our Gates, and Tortile - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Funk Ark (presented by Listen Local First) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Geoff Gallante (trumpet/fluglehorn) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Little Bit A Blues - Warner Williams & Jay Summerour with Eric Selby - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Malportado Kids, DCIC, Gauche, and DJ Kristy La Rat - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Polyphony, Page of Concrete, the Obsessives, and An Invitation - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Sean Eldon & the Couple-Too-Tree and Man Illuminated - Galaxy Hut
• Tijuana Panthers, the Garden, and Sneaks - DC9


Tuesday, 6 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bent Denim and Andrew Aylward & the Golden Triangle - DC9
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
History Repeated, Delarcos, and Plurals - Black Cat (Backstage) POSTPONED to 1/13/15 DUE TO POWER OUTAGE AT THE BLACK CAT
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: ZeroShift, Cinema Hearts, WASH, I'm an Island - 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)
• Penguin Gentry - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Sister Helen - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• UltraFaux - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 7 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Duarte - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• David Klinger, We Can All Be Sorry, and Really Big Pinecone (members of Celestial Shore) - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• the End of America and Hearts & Spades - Black Cat (Backstage)
• ICP Orchestra (Instant Composers Pool) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: Frank & Lilly, Catscan!, Atoka Chase, Active Bird Community, SiNN - Jammin' Java
• Johnny Britt - "Marvin Meets Miles" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Puerto Candelaria - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Thursday, 8 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Breckenwood - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• 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)
• Insect Factory, I.G.M., and Jimmy Kreutzer/Tony Risotto - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: the Black Tie Project, Joseph Keith & the Comeback Kings, Alex Guthrie Music, Lindsey Buckingham Palace - Jammin' Java
• Jeff Carey (USA tour kickoff), Barnyard Sharks, the Ward, Fevers, Pulsewidthmod, and DJ Justin Getka - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band - Birchmere
• Juels Bland, Evan & Ross, and Zach Parkman - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Karen Collins & the Backroads Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Lazyeyes and Soft Peaks - 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 and the Kids - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Palisades, For All I Am, Youth In Revolt, Aspire, and Values & Virtues - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Putrisect, Prisoner, Old Lines, and Blood Rust - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Rachel Feinstein (presented by Comedy at the Kennedy Center) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)
• Scott Miller and Doug Seegers - Gypsy Sally's
• Sonafrique feat. Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang with DJ Dutty Bookman - Bossa
• Speed Trials, Nashoba, Dissonance, and Knuckleberry Finn - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• These Quiet Colours - DC9
• Timur & the Dime Museum - IOTA Club & Café
• Willie Watson and Elle King - the Hamilton


Friday, 9 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group and Kamel Zennia Band - Bossa
• 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]
• Cecily - Takoma Station Tavern [6914 4th St NW, WDC]
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Daycare Swindlers, Copstabber, Divided Heaven, and the Mostly Dead - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• 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) - sold out
• Jerry Lewis - Lincoln Theatre
• JJ Damage & the Bandits - Rosies & Rockers [2001 13th St NW, WDC] (Elvis Tribute Party & Show)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Kats featuring John Kadlecik of Further & formerly of Dark Star Orchestra, and Cris Jacobs (of The Bridge) - Howard Theatre
• Kai: DJ Abdu Ali, Malportado Kids, Bemi Osa, DJ Robin Gold - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Kap Slap, Breathe Carolina, and Jai Wolf - 9:30 Club
• Kingsley Flood, Fellow Creatures, and Humble Fire - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Litz, Carl Reef, and Nicky C & the RSB - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Louis Weeks - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Metalachi and Booze Riot - Black Cat (Mainstage)
Mic Check Showcase - Empire (formerly Jaxx) CANCELLED
• Mipso and Look Homeward - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat featuring the New Orleans Suspects - the Hamilton
• Rachel Levitin, Andres Gallego, Michael Mattice, and Emily Henry - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Roosevelt Dime - Gypsy Sally's
• Sligo Creek Stompers and Lulu's Fate - Carroll Café at Seekers Church [276 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Soule Monde - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Spectrum - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Stephen & the Hawkings, Im Ty, and Kitty Templeton - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] (Feed DC Benefit Concert)
• the Steve Scott Project - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• 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
• Watain, Mayhem, and Revenge - Baltimore SoundStage
• 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]

• Amber Sands, Soundial, the Stonewall Vessels, Marzy Maddox, and Naked - 123 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD
• 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)
• Blueheart Revival - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Cappadonna, Beer N Black, Urban Shocker, and Far Exp - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cool People (mem. Dudes), Suzie (mem. Night Moves), and Bueno - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• the Cornell University Glee Club (150th anniversary tour) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Dave Ballou's LEAP, Jaimie Branch, Mindbreath Trio, and A Native's Sun film premiere with performances by DJ Native Sun and more - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (The Preparation Night 1)
• Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM - Rescheduled from 1/24/15)
• the Electric Grandmother, ShowPony, and Oceans of Europa - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
Flight of the Valkyries 6 Metal Festival: A Sound of Thunder, MindMaze, Echoes Never Lie, Sweet Suicide, Sekengard, Spellborne - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Giulia Rozzi - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Handmade Quarterly (presented by DJ Boy/Annapolis Records) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jamie McLean Band (of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Jones Family Slingers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• 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
• Mimi Loco & the Drama Queens - Hard Rock Café [999 E St NW, WDC]
• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Surprise Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat featuring the New Orleans Suspects - the Hamilton
• Penn Masala (Hindi a cappella) - Georgetown University - Gaston Hall [3700 O St NW, WDC]
• the Pietasters, Black Masala, and Askultura - 9:30 Club
• Polyon, Nashoba, Speed Trials, and Static Scene - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• the Project, Sub-Radio Standard, and Lost Philosophers - IOTA Club & Café
• 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
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• 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]
• Eric Brace & Karl Straub - IOTA Club & Café
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims: Skypunch, Hold Your Own, Lights Divide, Swell Daze, wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves - Jammin' Java
• Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Lenny Robinson + Lafayette Gilchrist + Tarus Mateen, Organix Trio, and Pat Caine + Nate Scheible - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (The Preparation Night 2)
• Lunch Cult, Koala Tea Time, and Jive Rhombus Coalition - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Matthew Teardrop, Teething Veils, and TV John & the Legendary Band - Galaxy Hut
• Mushroomhead, Like Monroe, the Family Ruin, Thira, Red Sky Research, Kysmet, Pain, Neurotic, and Suffer No Guilt - 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
• Weyes Blood, Nerftoss, Amanda Schmidt, and Fountain of Youth - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton


Monday, 12 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bach & Beer: LeDroit Chamber Players - Carrie Bean Stute (cello) & Alison Lowell (oboe); James Bazen (clarinet) & Peter Fields; Emmanuel Trifilio (bandoneon): Tango Compositions with Devree Lewis (cello) - IOTA Club & Café
• Brian Quijada: Where Did We Sit on the Bus? - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• Ken Vandermark/Nate Wooley Duo and Anthony Pirog Ensemble - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (The Preparation Night 3)
Operators and Pleasure Curses - DC9 Postponed to 2/16/15 due to water main break
• Quarterbacks, Qualms (members of Big Hush, the Bowlcuts), Flashlight O, and Juggy Strong - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• Rival Nova - Galaxy Hut
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Sam Smith - Patriot Center
• Soulcial Hour - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tom Constanten (keyboardist for the Grateful Dead & Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee) - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 13 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Cheri Maree (soul-jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dustbowl Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• Feed God Cabbage and iRon Lion - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• History Repeated, Delarcos, and Plurals - Black Cat (Backstage - rescheduled from 1/6/15)
• Kahulanui - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kahulanui (Hawaii's Kings of Swing) and Lolena Naipo - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Redline Graffiti, Ravi Shavi, Crystal Robots, and Warm Sun - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Republic in the Round - David Potts-Dupre, Uptown Boys Choir (Kevin de Souza), & Juels Bland - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Symphonic Refrain, Duke Walker, and Curtain Club - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 14 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Freeman (of Ween) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Alvin Risk, Kodak to Graph, Strike Stone, and Rucca - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10:30 PM) CANCELLED
• 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 (Early show - 6 PM)
• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Jungle Funk - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• 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)
• Orchester Prazevica (Balkan Gypsy Jazz) + Turbofolk - Bossa
• Phantom Lanterns, Tomato Dodgers, and Cartoon Weapons - DC9
• Professional Victim, the Sharp Lads, and Canker Blossom - Sidebar Tavern (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 and Amanda X - Rock & Roll Hotel


Thursday, 15 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Backbeat Underground - IOTA Club & Café
• Bane, Axis, Supreme Commander, and Walk the Plank - 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)
• Flo Anito - Jake's American Grille [5018 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC]
• Jon B. and Katt Rockell - Howard Theatre
• Karen Collins & the Backroads Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Lucky So & So's, All the Best Kids, and Tara Tirnity and Far Exp - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Mallett Brothers and Brock Butler (ex-Perpetual Groove) - Gypsy Sally's
• Moist, Pirmovanhalen, Ratboiler, Skull Theft, Special People, Bobby E Lee, and No Way - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Municipal Waste, Torche, Night Birds, War on Women, and Old Lines - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship: Sean Lim (violin), Naenah Jeon (cello), Hannah Conn (clarinet), Nathaniel Silberschlag (horn) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
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, Pearl & the Beard, 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)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Boris, Zenbi, and Seba Yuri - 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)
• Cheick Hamala Diabate and Congo Y Castro - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Chester Hawkins, the Plums, Luke Stewart/Sam Loh, and Trio OOO - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Children of the Grave - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
• Cowboy Mouth and All Mighty Senators - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Crucial Influence, Any Given Sin, LunchBox Hero, Trust Divided, and Lacrymal Exsanguination - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• DJ ?uestlove and Fort Knox Five DJ Set - Howard Theatre
Donovan Blanc, Go Cozy, Raindeer, and Treatment - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• Eddie From Ohio, Pat McGee (solo), and Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden - Birchmere
• Footwerk, Dale & the Zdubs, and Tejas Singh - IOTA Club & Café
• French Admirals, Exit Vehicles, Feral Conservatives, and Oppo - 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)
Got Snow? Music Festival: DirtWolf, Heart For Hire, REACTION, Halftone, Abomination Nation, IRITIS, Hour of Reprisal, On Standby, Burdened Hearts, and more - Baltimore SoundStage
• 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
• Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Melt Your Face Metal Show: Jackson & Traveller, Vilis, A Dark Descent, Nautilus, Aerist, Fall Together, End Year - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Mercutio, EastWestHwy, and Aside Oceans - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• No BS Brass Band and Backbeat Underground - Gypsy Sally's
• Nomad Dancers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paul & Storm - Jammin' Java
• People's Blues of Richmond, M.H. & His Orchestra, and Toxic Moxie - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Permafrost (CD Release), Occultist, Ilsa, Cladonia Rangiferina, and Torrid Husk - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Possessed by Paul James - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Pressing Strings, Will Duvall, Eileen Graham, and Dan Wolff - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• the Soul Serenaders featuring Billy Price & Tommy Lepson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Swings (album release show), Soda Bomb, Makeshift Shelters, and Colorful Kid - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• T.I. - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• TeamSupreme Tour - Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba, Great Dane, Penthouse Penthouse - 9:30 Club (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Teen Mom, Honey Wild, and Big Hush - Bathtub Republic [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
• Tomato Dodgers, Knuckleberry Finn, Black Rhinoceros, and Throw Me a Rope - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Turtle Recall, Last Sentry, and Freeform Radio - Velvet Lounge


Saturday, 17 January 2015 [link to this day]

Alchemy Acoustic Afternoons - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (12:00 PM Show) CANCELLED
• the Black Cadillacs and Kno Hamilton - Jammin' Java
• Brian Simms (of the Junkyard Saints) - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Chelsey Green & the Green Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• 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)
• DJ Eli Escobar and Spinser Tracy - the Lodge at Red Rocks [1348 H St NE, WDC]
• Eddie From Ohio, Pat McGee (solo), and Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden - Birchmere
• Familiar Faces - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Garden State Radio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• GI9, Proper Addiction, No Blitz, Nemesis, and Monster Madhouse - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Great Heights Band, Silver Dollar Switchblade, Matt Pless, and Richard Bacchus & the Luckiest Girls - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hemlines, Flamers, and Company Calls - 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, Iron Gavel, Curse, Drone Theory, Putrid Servant, Darsombra, Elagabalus, Tyrant's Hand, Ashen Bone - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• 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)
• Max Levine Ensemble, Radiator Hospital, the Rememberables, and Black Sparks - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Net Neutrality Benefit presented by Positive Force DC)
• Melissa Ferrick - IOTA Club & Café
• the Perfectionists, Alex Parez, and Finely Martin - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• 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)
• Roadkill Ghost Choir and the Jones - DC9 (Earlh show - 7:30 PM)
• Romp, Atlas At Last, Jack Nicholson, and Night Kitchen - Joe's Record Paradise [8216 Georga Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (Moved from Pyramid Atlantic)
Romp, Atlas At Last, Jack Nicholson, and Night Kitchen - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] MOVED TO JOE'S RECORD PARADISE
• 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)
• Treble Lifter, Throwdown Syndicate, Hellpie, and Rat Infested - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• 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)
• Brighter the Moon, Hold Your Own, and Reset Rewind - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the D.C. Legendary Musicians Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Funk 4 the Dream with Afrika Bambaataa, Cosmo Baker, Fort Knox Five, All Good Funk Alliance - U St Music Hall
• 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)
• Magnetar Flares, the Transbender, Jumpcuts, and the Jet Age - Velvet Lounge
• Paul Reed Smith Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Peals with Zoe Friedman - "Time is a Milk Bowl" - Studio 1469 [behind 15th & Harvard NW, WDC]
• Rare Essence & Trouble Funk - the Ultimate Reunion - Howard Theatre
• 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)


Monday, 19 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Constraint and Corpse Light - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Kate Vargas - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Let Freedom Ring! with Natalie Cole and the Let Freedom Ring Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)
• the Music of Aretha Franklin ft. Ada Dyer & the "A" Band - Howard Theatre
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Tig Notaro - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Vocal Workshop Graduation Concert led by Chris Grasso - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 20 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Agre Quintet - 49 West Coffeehouse [49 West Street, Annapolis, MD] (Two sets - 8:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• G-Eazy, Kehlani, Kool John, and Jay Ant - 9:30 Club (Two shows - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Javier Starks - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kate Voegele and Leroy Sanchez - Birchmere
• Kyle Campbell and Zach Parkman - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
The Last Year - Black Cat (Backstage) CANCELLED
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• ShwoPony, Caustic Casanova, Wet Socks, and Curse Words - Velvet Lounge
• the Silverites and the Stents - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Woody Pines, Mink's Miracle Medicine, and Red Light Rodeo - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 21 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Blackwolf Beach, the Combs, Ruby Bluff, and Goldbug - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Four Year Strong, Comeback Kid, Expire Handguns, and Heart To Heart - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• International Music Academy students - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Israel Nash and Dead Professional - DC9
• the Johnny Artis band - tribute to Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, Marvin Gaye, & Otis Redding - Howard Theatre
• Kayo Dot, Genevieve, and Naked - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Kill Frenzy, Ozker, and Brothers Brau - Flash [645 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Kolsch, Wave Age, and Presa - U St Music Hall
• Marilyn Manson and Black Clouds - Fillmore Silver Spring
• OK Go - 9:30 Club (Free Pop-Up Show)
• Spirit Family Reunion and 19th Street Band - the Hamilton
• the Tragically Hip - Lincoln Theatre
• Trio Momo - Bossa
• Valleys in Autumn and Buster Brown & the Get Down - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Yolanda Rabun (soul/smooth jazz) - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Thursday, 22 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Accidents and Yum - IOTA Club & Café
• August Burns Red, Miss May I, Northlane, Erra, and Fit for a King - Baltimore SoundStage
• BSO: An Evening with Jason Alexander - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Children of Pop, Poppypatica, and Chaquis Maliq - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dr. Dog and U.S. Royalty - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Yonatan Gat (ex Monotonix), Paperhaus, and Post Pink - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ethan Spalding, One Way Boobe, Oy Boys, Footwerk, and Aleem Bilal/Updown XO (Eulu - Rock & Roll Hotel
• FouseyTube - Howard Theatre
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Goldfish - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Here's To the Night - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Hodera, Entropy, In Your Memory, and the Graduating Class - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Jennifer Koh (violin): Bach & Beyond Part III - Strathmore (Mansion)
Jim-E Stack - Black Cat (Backstage) POSTPONED
• Lia Ices and Seoul - DC9
• Lisa Doll & the Rock n Roll Romance, Thee Lexington Arrows, and Hairspray Blues - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• LNY-TNZ, kardiak, Anderico, Raw Jazz, Shaft XXL, Strato G, Phayon Vs, DTL Contraversy, and Lickety Splitz - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Passafire, Tatanka, and Dale & the Zdubs - State Theatre
• Punch Brothers and Gaby Moreno - 9:30 Club
• Red Molly - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• River Whyless and Luray - Gypsy Sally's
• SoySauce Sushi Party - Sushi Killer B2B Shawn Wasabi, Jai Wolf - U St Music Hall
• Talladega College Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Three Man Soul Machine - Bossa