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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Amadou Kouyate - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Austronautalis, Sarah Jaffe, Transit, and Stage - DC9
• Carousel Kings, Highest Honor, Like You to Me, and Heavyweights - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• the Drums and Beverly - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• George Porter Jr. & Runnin' Pardners and Jamie McLean Band (of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band) - the Hamilton
• Glass Animals and Rome Fortune - Black Cat (Backstage)
• A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Diamond Youth, Prawn, and Field Mouse - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hyperdub Tour - Kode9, DJ Spinn B2B Taso, Scratcha DVA - U St Music Hall
Inca (album release), Sweet Saro, and Terrain - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) MOVED to 10/3/14
• Jonathan Parker & Panel Counsel; comdey by Andrew Bucket, Chelsea Shorte, Michael J. Foody; DJ set by Hometown Sounds DC - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC] (Under the Counter presents Under the Sea)
• Justin Townes Earle and American Aquarium - Birchmere
• Kieran Strange and Lindsay Collette - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Loveinks - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Metronomy and Dawn Golden - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Paolo Nutini - Lincoln Theatre
• Patrick McMinn, Liz Meredith, Alex Strama, Miki Wakai, and Yoko Murakami (of Dream Boyz) - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD] (solo and group performances)
• Paul Carr Quintet (sax) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Raul Midón - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ruthie Foster with special guest legendary Stax soul singer William Bell - Howard Theatre
• Shane Gamble - Georgetown Waterfront [K St, Washington Harbor, DC] (Georgetown Waterfront Summer Concerts: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
• Steely Dan (Jamalot Ever After Tour) - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Stiff Little Fingers, the So So Glos, and Dot Dash - Baltimore SoundStage
• Suppression, Full of Hell, Noisem, Triac, and Crimson Scarlet - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Tarfu, Annie Stokes, Rachel Levitin, and comedy by Dana Fleitman - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC] (Alchemical Records Showcase)
• Unholy Thoughts, Davidians, Zoom, and Red Death - the Slam Pad aka Rough House [2427 Otis St NE, WDC]


Thursday, 18 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Asleep at the Wheel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Bahamas and the Weather Station - DC9
• Bootsy Collins - State Theatre
• BSO: Beethoven's Violin Concerto - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Clean Bandit and Lizzo - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• Crystal Gayle - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
the Dandy Warhols - Black Cat (Mainstage) Moved to 9/21/14 - all tickets honored for the new date.
• Daryl Hall & John Oates - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Dirty City, Los Swamp Monsters, and Ros Wilting - Angels Rockbar [10 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• Elliott Brood and Anthony D'Amato - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Fortunate Youth (Fall With Friends Tour), New Kingston, and Ease Up - Jammin' Java
• Gary Puckett & the Union Gap - Birchmere
• Go Down Moses - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Gooch Palms (Australia), Lexington Arrows, and Feral Sway - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Haas Kowert Tice featuring Brittany Haas (of Crooked Still) & Paul Kowert (of Punch Brothers) - IOTA Club & Café
High Zero 2014: Andrea Pensado + Mick Ricereto Meg Rorison + JD Zazie + Wendel Patrick; Joshua Jefferson + Jen Baker + John Berndt + John Kilduff; Andy Hayleck |+ Stewart Mostofsky + John Berndt + Meg Rorison; Michael Fischer + Charlotte Hug + Charles Dube; Jeff Carey solo - the Theatre Project [45 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD]
• Hugh Trimble and Basswood - Gypsy Sally's (Free - Vinyl Lounge)
• Jane Monheit - Hello Bluebird: the Jazz of Judy Garland - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jarekus Singleton and Erin & the Wildfire - Gypsy Sally's
• Lost Civilizations experimental music project, Sansyou, ROM, and Koshari - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• MC Frontalot and Dr Awkward - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Michael Parallax and After the Lights - Outer Space [606 Lamont St NW, WDC]
• Midnight Mob, New American Nightmare, Scarecrows Curse, Never Submit, Terror Inc., Pulling Punches, and Kill Matilda - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Thursday Terror)
• Nate Smith & Kinfolk - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Nistha Raj - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Orchester Prazevica - Bossa
• Simian Mobile Disco (live) and Protect-U - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Skydivers, Stars & the Sea, and Friendship Commanders - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Slow Club and Nick Mulvey - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Spoken, Zero Shift, and Sacrifice - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Stromae - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
the Color of Noise: A Film about the Artist Haze XXL and His Notorious Record Label, Amphemtamine Reptile Records screening - Rock & Roll Hotel (Rooftop)
the Great Frederick Fair: Chris Young & Cassadee Pope - the Great Frederick Fair at E-Ventplex [797 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD]
• Tiger Flowers, Cathedrals, Neck First, and Schroeder & the Brillo-Pad - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Turnover, Light Years, Malfunction, the Great Heights Band, and My Heart My Anchor - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Vintage Trouble and DJ Tom "Papa" Ray the Soul Selector - the Hamilton
• Wes Tucker, the Successful Failures, and the Walkaways - Velvet Lounge


Friday, 19 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Alsarah & the Nubatones and Feedel Band - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Beginnings (Chicago tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ben Kronberg - State Theatre
• Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys and JP McDermott & Western Bop - IOTA Club & Café
• the Chromatics with magician Benjamin Corey - Observatory Park [100 DeSellum Ave, Gaithersburg, MD] (Gaithersburg Backyard Concert: Music, Magic, and Stargazing)
• Dreamstreet (classic rock covers) - Rockville Town Square [200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, MD] (Friday Night Live: 6:30 - 9 PM)
• Eluveitie, Tyr, and Metsatoll - Baltimore SoundStage
• Erasure and Nina - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Greenksy Bluegrass - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Grey A (album release show), Kevin Dudley, and Matt Tarka - Comet Ping Pong
• Harmonic Blue, Cartoon Weapons, and Bare Left - Velvet Lounge
High Zero 2014: JD Zazie + Charlotte Hug + Jenny Graf + Stewart Mostofsky + Vicki Bennett; LaDonna Smith + Paul Neidhardt + Harry Walker + Michael Fischer; John Kilduff + Vicki Bennett + Bob Wagner; Jack Wright + Dafne Vicente-Sandoval + Paul Neidhardt + M.C. Schmidt + Charles Dube; Okkyung Lee solo - the Theatre Project [45 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD]
• Jamie McLean Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Jane Monheit - Hello Bluebird: the Jazz of Judy Garland - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Currie (from Del Amitri) and the Mastersons - Jammin' Java (Rescheduled from 5/16/14)
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Legendary Kings of Hip Hop8/21/2014 Doug E Fresh, Rakim, Slick Rick, Scarface, Big Daddy Kane - DAR Constitution Hall
• Little Daylight, White Prism, and Mainland - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• Look Homeward - Scooby Doo Mansion [3423 Oakwood Terrace NW, WDC]
• Love Canon and Smoke N Mangos - Gypsy Sally's
• Lushfarm, Hammer No More the Fingers, Sr. (formerly Thee The The), VLMA, and Balkan Falcon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Paperhaus - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pasadena, Bumpin' Uglies, Billy Lyve, Oz, Mr. Mighty I, Knolly Moles, and Higher Education - Fillmore Silver Spring (Local Brews, Local Grooves)
• Patricia Barber Quartet - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Rare Essence, Experience Unlimited, and Mass Extinction ft. the WestMob - Howard Theatre
• Raven, A Sound of Thunder, Iris Divine, Drunken Master, and Death Penalty - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Reel Big Fish - Power Plant Live [34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD] (Free!)
• Rubblebucket and Body Language - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Rukut, Clamfight, F*cking Invincible, Bleak, and Putrid Servant - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Sax Pack: Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Marcus Anderson, with special guest Marc Antoine - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Serial Attraction, Uh Huh Baby Yeah, Kill Matilda, and Hunter Crain - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
the Great Frederick Fair: Kip Moore - the Great Frederick Fair at E-Ventplex [797 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD]
• Useless Grant, Lunar Trip, I Against Eye, Throw Me a Rope, and Andrew Cohen-Gross - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Utsav: the Celebration of India's Maestros of music and dance - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• the Wailin' Jennys - Birchmere
• Yacht and White Fang - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Saturday, 20 September 2014 [link to this day]

• 90s Ladies Night Out Part II: Guy, 112, K-Ci & JoJo, Total - DAR Constitution Hall
• Albert Castiglia & Damon Fowler - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Avant - Howard Theatre
• BoyMeetsWorld, Who Is Atlas?, Take Care, and Imaginary Hockey League - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Feed the Scene)
• Brad Paisley, Randy Houser, Charlie Worsham, Leah Turner, and Dee Jay Silver - Jiffy Lube Live
• Casey Cares 12th Annual Rock 'n' Roll Bash Live - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Chris D'Elia: Under No Influence - Lisner Auditorium
• Cloud Rat, Nervous Mothers, and Genocide Pact - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Dragon Fly and the Able Birds - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Dream Discs: the Who's Who's Next and Rod Stewart's Every Picture Tells a Story - the Hamilton
• English Beat and DJ Dubmatix - State Theatre
• Enrique Bunbury - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Erasure and Nina - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Eve of Jackie: a tribute to Jackie Wilson - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Face of Man, Teen mom, and Personal Space - Velvet Lounge
• the Floozies (Back On It Tour), Late Night Radio, and Branx - Baltimore SoundStage
• Glitterlust - IOTA Club & Café
• Goste, the Sneaks, Blacksage, and Starlight Natives - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Great Noise Ensemble - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• the Growlers and the Garden - Black Cat (Mainstage)
High Zero 2014: Morgan Evans-Weiler + Jen Baker + Owen Gardner + Andy Hayleck + Dafne Vicente-Sandoval; Joshua Jefferson + Bob Wagner + M.C. Schmidt + Harry Walker; Andrea Pensado + Jeff Carey + LaDonna Smith + Michael Fischer; Okkyung Lee + Joshua Jefferson + Paul Neidhardt; Charlotte Hug solo - the Theatre Project [45 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD] (7:30 PM evening show)
High Zero 2014: Notations (with Bob Wagner, LaDonna Smith, Jenny Graf) plus Second Nature (with John Berndt, Mick Ricereto, Andy Hayleck, Jeff Carey, Owen Gardner, Jack Wright, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Jen Baker, Jenny Graf) - the Theatre Project [45 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD] (noon matinee show)
• How To Dress Well - U St Music Hall
• Jane Monheit - Hello Bluebird: the Jazz of Judy Garland - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, Chain & the Gang, and DJ Baby Alcatraz - Comet Ping Pong
• Kix - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Life In Color: with W&W, Nervo, Borgore, Vicetone - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mattress Financial, Robot Death Kites, Treeforts, and They Move On Threads - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Petar Marié - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Psychedeathia Day 1 - Hail the Sun, Stolas, Icarus the Owl, the Venetia Fair, Body Thief, Black Dirty, Haunt, Pinata, the Sound of Sincerity (formerly Chaos in the Universe Fest) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads Tribute) - Gypsy Sally's
• Sam Morrow - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Shahkar Bineshpajooh & Symphony Orchestra - Warner Theatre
• Silence the Blind, Inhumation, Virulence, Threatpoint, Aurelian, and Iris Divine - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Steve Earle (solo acoustic) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Street Corner Symphony and Todd Carey - Jammin' Java
the Great Frederick Fair: Styx - the Great Frederick Fair at E-Ventplex [797 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD]
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Turbogeist, Risk Ray, and Payback Club - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Utsav: the Celebration of India's Maestros of music and dance - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
• the Wailin' Jennys - Birchmere - sold out
• Wanda Sykes - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Wanted Man, Smoke Green, Loud Boyz, Coliseum, Typefighter, Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, Technicians, and Joy Classic - Rock & Roll Hotel (Brodown Throwdown III - Free!)
Who Needs a Pulse (formerly Mike & Cody) and Clones of Clones - 6th & I (Downstairs) CANCELLED


Sunday, 21 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Bellydance Evolution: Alice In Wonderland - Birchmere
• Broncho and Low Litas - DC9
• Cloud Rat, Nervous Mothers, Police State, and Rukut - Dishaus [Waverly, Baltimore, MD]
• Coliseum, War on Women, and Dead Mechanical - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the D.C. Legendary Musicians Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Dandy Warhols, Bonfire Beach, and Turbogeist - Black Cat (Backstage - Rescheduled from 9/18/14)
• Day 26 and Cheikh - Baltimore SoundStage
• Dishwalla, Nine Days, and Stroke 9 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Driven Fest with Paramedic and Of Apollo - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Earth and King Dude - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Eve of Jackie: a tribute to Jackie Wilson - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Hélène Grimaud (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Hard Working Americans featuring Todd Snider & Dave Schools with Tod Sheaffer (of Railroad Earth) - Howard Theatre
High Zero 2014: Jack Wright solo; the Night of Randomization (with Charles Dube, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Owen Gardner, John Kilduff, Okkyung Lee, Stewart Mostofsky, Wendel Patrick, Andrea Pensado, Mick Ricereto, Meg Rorison, M.C. Schmidt, Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, Harry Walker, JD Zazie) - the Theatre Project [45 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD]
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Interstate Rivals, Wasted Year, Enemy at the Gate, and Skull Theft - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Jane Monheit - Hello Bluebird: the Jazz of Judy Garland - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joel Karabo Elliott - IOTA Club & Café
• Keith Elgin, Revely, and Jae Jin - Jammin' Java
• Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Classics Go Pop! - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Leprous - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Louis Katz, Mike Finazzo, and Grant Gordon - 6th & I
• National Symphony Orchestra: Season Opening Ball Concert - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Paperhaus - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Philip Glass - First Congregational United Church of Christ [945 G St NW, WDC] (Rescueduled from July)
Psychedeathia Day 2 - Gigan, Pyrrhon, Artificial Brain, Black Mask, Balor's Eye, Existentium, Egality, Dregs, Sleep Disorder, Universal Remonster (formerly Chaos in the Universe Fest) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Salif Keita Acoustic - Lisner Auditorium
• Senses Fail (Let It Unfold You 10-year anniversary tour), No Bragging Rights, To the Wind, and Knuckle Puck - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Shovels & Rope and John Fullbright - 9:30 Club
• Slam the Tour - Shah Rukh Khan - Jiffy Lube Live
• Three Man Soul Machine: Frank Mitchell Jr. (saxophone), R Carter Stevens (organ), Mylie Durham IV (drums) - the Passenger [1021 7th St NW, WDC]
• Utsav: the Celebration of India's Maestros of music and dance - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
• Wishbone Ash - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 22 September 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Aparna Nancherla & Chelsea Shorte - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• the Bros. Landreth and Marc Scibilia - Jammin' Java
• the Cave Singers and Luke Temple - DC9
• Dale Watson & the Lonestars, Amber Digby, and Cactus Blossoms - Gypsy Sally's
• Dawn of Midi and Cookies - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Fabrizio Sotti & Mino Cinelu - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Grey Gordon, the Fossil Youth, and Sharptooth - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Mike Reina & Anthony Pirog (Jackfields) and the Andy Bopps - Galaxy Hut
• MO and Holychild - 9:30 Club
• Natural Velvet, Martin Bisi, the Jennifers, Frogbelly & Symphony, and Husky Bundles - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Needtobreathe (Rivers in the Wasteland World Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Rememberables, Teen Death, Walk the Plank, and Werewolves - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Ricky Nelson Remembered starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Rotting Christ - Empire (formerly Jaxx) CANCELLED
• Thee Lolitas, Golden Pelicans, and the Budds - Velvet Lounge


Tuesday, 23 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Coheed & Cambria and Thank You Scientist - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Daniela Schachter Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Deafheaven and No Joy - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Hard Skin, Kicker, Pure Disgust, and the Defense - Comet Ping Pong
• John Hiatt & the Combo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats (feathring John Kadlecik of Further and Dark Star Orchestra, performing actual Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety) - Gypsy Sally's
• Nic Fits, Semi Femme, and Mobius Strip - Bathtub Republic of Columbia Heights [3119 11th St NW, WDC]
• Nick Waterhouse and PEP - the Hamilton
• Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers and Mother Hips - Baltimore SoundStage
• Paul Phillips - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Reagan Cats, Dan Mariska & the Boys Choir, and the Crash Bandits - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Robert Schwartzman (Rooney) - Tour Bus Performance [DC]
• Sean Rowe (Madman album release) and Luke Mitchem - Jammin' Java
• Slow Magic, Kodak To Graph, and Daktyl - DC9
• Tri Minh's Quartet (Vietnam) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Twenty One Pilots - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Why?, Dessa, and Hemlock Ernst - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Wednesday, 24 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Blue Heart Revival Album Release Listening Party & Acoustic Performance - Gypsy Sally's (Free - Vinyl Lounge)
BoDeans and Honor By August - Birchmere POSTPONED TO 4/25/15
• Brendan James and Brian Jarvis - Jammin' Java
• Ceibadanza - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips and Sneaks - Black Cat (Backstage)
• David Andrew Smith - Georgetown Waterfront [K St, Washington Harbor, DC] (Georgetown Waterfront Summer Concerts: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
• Gianmarco - Howard Theatre
• John Hiatt & the Combo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Mayall and Eli Cook - the Hamilton
• Lydia Loveless and Tomas Pagan Motta - DC9
• the Marco Pignataro IQ - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Miniature Tigers, Raindeer, Surf Harp, Matty Rico, and the Griswolds - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 8/14/14)
• Monuments, Polyphia, Villains, Lionfight, and Ascension - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Shellshag, Maloso, and Pretty Pretty - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]
• Shonen Knife, Plurals, and Crimson Wave - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Slaughter & the Dogs, Ravagers, Enemy Insects, and Nude Massacre - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Survay Says!, Abraskadabra, and Jay Tea - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Feed the Scene)
• Twenty One Pilots - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Wing Dam, Outer Spaces, and Goblin Mold - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Thursday, 25 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Alesana, Megosh, the Funeral Portrait, the Things They Carried, Chivalry's Not Dead, Your Last Descent, and Fall Together - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Angela Sheik, Margot MacDonald, and Carolyn Crysdale - IOTA Club & Café
• Atlanta Rhythm Section - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Black Keys and Cage the Elephant - Verizon Center
• Chaise Lounge - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Corsair, Red Death, and Narrow Grave - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Ethan Johns and Angel Snow - Jammin' Java
• Fatskeys (Deren J Blessman, drums; Mike Tony Echols, bass; Dan Reynolds, guitar) - Republic [6939 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah, and Nothing More - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Future Proof and Kabob-O-Taj - DC9
• GBH, Old Lines, WarXGames, and Dopecopper - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Iggy Azalea - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
the Iris Bell, Annie Crane, and Boy on the Wall - Boneyard Studios [21 Evarts St NE, WDC] (Tiny House Concert) RESCHEDULED FOR 10/14/14
• Keith Kenny and the Know Nothings - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• La Yegros and Maracuyeah DJs - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Lily Allen, Mr Little Jeans, and LolaWolf - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Local Dance Commissioning Project: Arturo Garcia's Here & Now - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• North Mississippi Allstars - State Theatre
• Pharaoh, Thera Roya, and Foehammer - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA]
• Stick Figure, Pacific Dub, and Hirie - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)
• Tennis and Pure Bathing Culture - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Terence Blanchard (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Three Bad Jacks - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Tower of Power - Birchmere
• Upstart Fest Tour: the Virus, Svetlanas, Left Alone, the Sharp Lads, Wakl the Plank, Radical Discharge, Friendbeast - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Yellow Claw, Beltway Banditz, Toy maka, and Kayoh - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 26 September 2014 [link to this day]

• 38 Special - Birchmere
• Adam Ezra Group and Zach Bellas & the Company Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Afrofunk Festival with Hard Proof Afrobeat Orchestra, Funk Ark, and Peoples Champs - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Banks, Movement, and Lil Silva - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6:30 PM) - sold out
• Bastard Sapling, Barbelith, Horde of the Eclipse, and Thrain - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Big Hush, Wildhoney, and Two Inch Astronaut - the Communiverse [1406 Webster St NW, WDC]
• BlackHawk & the Outlaws - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Blame Canada (Rush tribute), Zed Dreppelin (Led Zeppelin tribute), and Selling Fairfax By the Pound (Genesis tribute) - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Bonobo (DJ Set), FaltyDL, and Jim-E Stack - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Christopher Owens (of Girls) and Liam Hayes - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Danni Leigh - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Dope Body - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Duke Robillard Band with Andy Poxon Band - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Dustbowl Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• EDH, Alex June, and Olivia Neutron-John - Comet Ping Pong (Lentonia Records (of Paris France) Showcase)
• Feed God Cabbage, Tiptoe Disco, Celtic Panda, and Cheezy & the Crackers - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Holy Mess, Mikey Erg, Teen Agers, Protagonist, Sister City, Spirit of the Beehive, and Queen Jesus - Charm City Skate Park [4401 O'Donnell St Suite 1, Baltimore, MD] (Presented by Feed the Scene)
• J Mascis and Purling Hiss - Ottobar (Baltimore)
Johnny Winter - Birchmere CANCELLED - Johnny Winter passed away on 7/16/14
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Juvenile & Backyard Band - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
Kristeen Young - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) CANCELLED
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Local Dance Commissioning Project: Arturo Garcia's Here & Now - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Luke James - the Hamilton (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10:30 PM)
• Mindy Gledhill and Jess Penner - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Pop Goes the City with Party Rock - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Purple Isn't Six, Myrrh Myrrh, and Cauzendfx - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Rob Cantrell - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Sami Yusuf - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Sean Barna (EP Party), Pleasure Curses, Vita & the Woolf, and Champagne Fever - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Snarky Puppy - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sondre Lerche - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• TBA - Rockville Town Square [200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, MD] (Friday Night Live: 6:30 - 9 PM)
• Terence Blanchard (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Thunderball - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tweet - Howard Theatre (Early show - 7:30 PM)


Saturday, 27 September 2014 [link to this day]

• All Points West - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Anjelah Johnson - Warner Theatre
• Aurelian, Existentium, Throwdown Syndicate, and Vitality - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Aziz Ansari - Verizon Center
• Be'la Dona - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• BlackHawk - Tally Ho Theater [19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA]
• the BoDeans - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSO: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 1 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Capital Hearings: Seasons - All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church [2300 Cathedral Ave NW, WDC]
• Celebration (CD Release Party) and Ami Dang (EP Relase Party) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola Duo - Jammin' Java
• Cherub, Ghost Beach, and Gibbz - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Chester Gwazada, Drgn King, Et Al, and Foozle - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• David Kitchen Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• DJ Premier vs. Pete Rock - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Empire's Battle of the Bands - Final Round: Awake At Last, Forgetting August, Skyward, Save the Arcadian, Spit Dirty, Sub-Radio Standard - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Federal Hillbillies and Hollertown - IOTA Club & Café
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party hosted by Biz Markie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Folk Soul Revival - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Gabriel "Asheru" Benn - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jennifer Holliday and Tony Terry - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
Kevin Drew (from Broken Social Scene) and Eleanor Friedberger (solo acoustic) - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM) CANCELLED
• Lane 8 - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Maysa & her Jazz Funk Soul Orchestra - Birchmere
• Musket Hawk, Maloso, Sleep Disorder, Bludgeon, and Gateway To Hell - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• My Brightest Diamond - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Natioanl Chamber Ensemble Benefit: Spring in Autumn - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Neil Feather, Loop 2.4.3, and the Lost Civilizations experimental music project - An die Musik LIVE [409 North Charles St, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• North Mississippi Allstars - Baltimore SoundStage
• Paloma Faith - U St Music Hall
• Patti LuPone: COULDA, WOULDA, SHOULDA. . . .Played That Part - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Pomplamoose and John Schroeder - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Protester, Pure Disgust, Hounds of Hate, Semper Eadem, Barge, and Straight Lace - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (Matinee Show - 5 PM)
• Random Rab, Chris Dyer, ill-esha, DELTAnine, and Soohan - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Real Estate - Flying Dog Brewery [4607 Wedgewood Blvd, Frederick, MD]
• She Keeps Bees, Wanted Man, and Shilpa Ray - the Lot at Atlantic Plumbing [945 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
Shindig Festival 2014: Jane's Addiction, Rise Against, Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Halestorm, Lucero, Fishbone, J Roddy Walston & the Business, Larry & His Flask, the Mahones, the Bots, Charm City Devils, Bad Seed Rising - Carroll Park [1500 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD]
• Steven Lin (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM - presented by WPAS)
• Tauk and Peoples Blues of Richmond - Gypsy Sally's (Presented by All Good)
• Terence Blanchard (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Walk the Plank, Holy Mess, Protagonist, Teen Agers, and Stephen Lee - BDU House [McLean, VA]
• the Walking Sticks - DC9


Sunday, 28 September 2014 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriters Series - IOTA Club & Café
• After the Burial, Texas In July, I Declare War, Reflections, and Come the Dawn - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Bryan Ferry - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Cooper-Moore w/Pascal Niggenkemper (bass) Brian Price (reeds) - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Dionne Farriw with the Russell Gunn Quartet - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• the Idol Kings (tribute to Journey & John Mellencamp) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• J Lima Foxtrot and Onward Chariots - Galaxy Hut
• Jill Barber and Andy Hawk & the Train Wreck Endings - Jammin' Java
• Kasabian and Bo Ningen - 9:30 Club
• MyManMike, Universal Remonster, Castration Rite, Clay Davis, Napalm Def (Jumbled and Salk), and Infinite Pizza - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• the NRIs (record release) and French Admirals - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Phaeleh - U St Music Hall
• Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mt. Boys - Birchmere
• Ron Pope, Frances Cone, and von Grey - Howard Theatre
• the Steeldrivers - the Hamilton
• Terence Blanchard (trumpet) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Uriah Heap - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) POSTPONED
• Youth Speaks "Raise Up" contest winner - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Concert Hall)


Monday, 29 September 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Big Mess, Jack Nicholson, and Dissonance - Joe's Record Paradise [8216 Georga Ave, Silver Spring, MD]
• Bryan Ferry - Lincoln Theatre
• Bushwalla, Miles Zuniga (of Fastball), and Jim Boggia - Jammin' Java
• Cher (Dressed to Kill Tour) - Verizon Center
• Chromeo and Wave Racer - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Gianluca Pellerito Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Glenn Tilbrook - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• In Dying Arms, Forevermore, Sycamour, My Enemies & I, and Encasing Embrace - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Lost Civilizations experimental music project and Tny Rstt aka Tony Risotto - Galaxy Hut
• SambaDá - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 30 September 2014 [link to this day]

• Ark Life (members of These United States), June Star, and Us & Us Only - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Asia - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chromeo and Wave Racer - 9:30 Club - sold out
• DangerEgo, Stray Antics (formerly Brown Bags), and Lucid - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Frazier Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Glenn Tilbrook (of Squeeze) and Jefferson Grizzard - Jammin' Java
• Great Caesar, Music Bones, New God, and A Marc Train Home - Velvet Lounge
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats (feathring John Kadlecik of Further and Dark Star Orchestra, performing actual Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety) - Gypsy Sally's
• Jungle and Beaty Heart - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Marco Panascia Quartet - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matthew Perryman Jones, Andrew Combs, and Jillian Edwards - the Hamilton
• Odesza, Hayden James, and Ambassadeurs - U St Music Hall - sold out
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tig Notaro - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tony Small - Qadar: an Operetta for Children - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Vacationer and Brick + Morter - Rock & Roll Hotel


Wednesday, 1 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Abinnet Berhanu Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Afghan Whigs and Joseph Arthur - 9:30 Club
• Ark Life - DC9
• Asia - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Augustines - U St Music Hall
• Communion DC: Quiet Life, Field Report, the Dawn Drapes, Holy Ghost Tent Revival - Gypsy Sally's
• DangerEgo, Solus, and GWB.com - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dom Flemons Trio and Grace & Tony - the Hamilton
• Doyle Dykes - Jammin' Java
• Dru Hill feat. Sisqo, Nokio, Jazz & Tao - Howard Theatre
• National Symphony Orchestra (Matthew Halls, conductor) - Paul Jacobs (organ), Tamara Wilson (soprano), Twyla Robinson (soprano), Paul Appleby (tenor), the Washington Chorus: Poulenc's Organ Concerto, J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugure in A minor, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 "Lobgesang" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Not Tonight Josephine - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Prong and Curb the Enemy - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Puss N Boots (featuring Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, Catherine Popper) - Birchmere
• the Raveonettes and Coves - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tedd Baker & Victor Provost - "Eastern Standard Time" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Opening Night: Tig Notaro, Jeff Garlin, Kyle Kinane, Ben Kronberg, Kate Berlant, hosted by Brandon Wetherbee - Lincoln Theatre
• Tokimonsta (Desiderium Tour) and Made In Heights - Rock & Roll Hotel
Uriah Heep - Birchmere CANCELLED due to travel issues
Woman's Hour - DC9 CANCELLED


Thursday, 2 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Big Freedia - Howard Theatre
• Bill Cosby - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Black Lips, King Khan & the BBQ Show, and the Shine Brothers - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Calavera Skull, Finding Fiction, and Tiger Horse - Velvet Lounge
• Catfish & the Bottlemen - DC9
• Charli XCX, Elliphant, and Femme - 9:30 Club
• the Chuck Brown All Star Go-Go Tribute Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Emery, Norma Jean, Artifex Pereo, and Night Verses - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Erik Dylan - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Fozzy featuring wrestling legend Chris Jericho - Sound Garden [1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD] (3 PM Meet-and-greet)
• Freeman (aka Gene Ween) and Arc Iris - Rock & Roll Hotel
• GusGus - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• John McEuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) with special guests Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore - Jammin' Java
• Joy Buttons, Flamers, and Hemlines - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (DC Punk Archive Inaugural Show)
• Lisa Doll & the Rock & Roll Romance, the Fever, and Drone Theory - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Lori McKenna and Carrie Rodriguez - Birchmere
• Magnolia Blue, Spunion, and Comic Book Colors - Gypsy Sally's
• Marc Brousard, Andy Suzuki, and Mingo Fishtrap - the Hamilton
• National Symphony Orchestra (Matthew Halls, conductor) - Paul Jacobs (organ), Tamara Wilson (soprano), Twyla Robinson (soprano), Paul Appleby (tenor), the Washington Chorus: Poulenc's Organ Concerto, J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugure in A minor, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 "Lobgesang" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Parthenon Huxley & Friends perform Electric Light Orchestra Hits - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Puss N Boots (Norah Jones - Sasha Dobson - Catherine Popper) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Soft Swells - IOTA Club & Café
the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival: Eugene Mirman, Ron Funches, Myq Kaplan, Kate Berlant, & more - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival: Todd Barry, Kyle Kinane, Henry Phillips, Mike Lebovitz, & more - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Theory of a Deadman - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Valerie June - 6th & I


Friday, 3 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Amy Schumer - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Barcelona and Bel Heir - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Big K.R.I.T. and Two-9 - Howard Theatre
• Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra - Lisner Auditorium
• the Celtic Tenors - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Clarks with Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 - State Theatre
• Delta Spirit and Peter Matthew Bauer (of the Walkmen) - 9:30 Club
• the Fabulous Dialtones and Marshall Artz - Jammin' Java
• Hangtown Dancehall: Eric Brace & Karl Straub with Kelly Willis, Trent Wagler, Alan MacEwen, Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding), Peter Cooper, Robert Aubry Davis, and more - Birchmere
• Hollywood Blanks, DuCru, Rezin, and FaceKiller - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Inca (album release) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Jon Bellion - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• the Lauren Calve Band (CD Release Show), the Weathervanes, and Letitia VanSant & the Bonafides - IOTA Club & Café
• Mockingbird Sun - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• MXPX, Zebrahead, Allister, and Survay Says! - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Nighthawks and Vintage #18 - Gypsy Sally's
• Northwoods, the Thirds, and Head of Power - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Pygmy Lush, Pinkwash, Gouge Away (last show), and Polyon (first show) - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Sonic Circuits Festival: Insect Ark, Lazurite, Mind Over Matter Music Over Mind, Chester Hawkins [ówt krì], Bonnie Jones, Chris Lynn - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Sons of Bill and Israel Nash - the Hamilton
• Suzy Bogguss - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Taj Weekes & Adowa - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Late show - 10:30 PM)
the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival: John Hodgman, Jena Friedman, and the Lampshades, with host Rob Corddy - Lincoln Theatre
• the Third-Floor Walkups, Round About, City on Silt, and the Loose Ends - Velvet Lounge
• Toby Walker - Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation / Archie's Blues Barbershop [4701 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD]
• Toumani Diabate & Sidiki Diabate - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
U+NFest 3: Screaming Females, Nothing, Big Mouth, Ausmuteants, Give, Amanda X, Sam Coffey & the Iron Lungs, Wume, Mind/Glow - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• We Are Scientists, Surfer Blood, and Eternal Summers - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6 PM)


Saturday, 4 October 2014 [link to this day]

• the 19th Street Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• 8x8: Bentzen Ball Edition (Early show): Mike Lebovitz, Liza Treyger, Kyle Martin, Natalie McGill, Josh Kuderna, Katherine Jessup, Rachel Dry, Howard Lester, and hosts Stephanie Hasz & Brandon Wetherbee - Black Cat (Backstage - 9 PM Show)
• 8x8: Bentzen Ball Edition (Late show): the Lucas Brothers, Katie McVay, Matty Litwack, Elahe Izadi, Ryan Schutt, Chelsea Shorte, David Carter, Bill Metzger, hosted by the Puterbaugh Sisters - Black Cat (Backstage - 11 PM show)
• Ab-Soul - Baltimore SoundStage
• Al Petteway & Amy White - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Brother Ox, Gross Ex Machina, Corpse Light, and the Osedax - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Calabrese, Darrow Chemical Company, the Jasons, Black Cat Attack, and the Sonic Cree - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Chessie Jam Children's Music Fest: Biz Markie of Yo Gabba Gabba, Justin Roberts, Recess Monkey, Father Goose, Milkshake, Lalabibi - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Chris Eldridge (of Punch Brothers) and Julian Lage - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Cloud Nothings and Tyvek - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Coda (CD Release) and Travis Adams Band) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Cowards Choir and Justin Jones - IOTA Club & Café
• the Crossroads Club: Mehliana featuring Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana - Kennedy Center (Atrium - 8 PM & 10 PM)
• Darius Rucker, Eric Paslay, David Nail, Cassadee Pope, and Chase Bryant - Jiffy Lube Live (WMZQ Fall Fest)
• the Dogwood Tales - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Emmet Swimming and Smartbomb - State Theatre
• For All I Am, Chasing Safety, Kingdom of Giants, Indirections, and Assassins - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (the Fuel the Passion Tour)
• Gardens & Villa and Sandy Alex G - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Holy Ghost Party, Krill, and Flashlight O - 5th Dimension, H& H Building [405 W. Franklin St, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD]
• Jarabe de Palo - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230] (Moved from Baltimore SoundStage)
Jarabe de Palo - Baltimore SoundStage (Rescheduled from 10/10/14) MOVED TO THE 8x10
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• King Tuff and Lee Baines III & the Glory Fires - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Lady Rizo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Larry Brown Quintet featuring special guest vocalist Sharon Clark - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Laughing Man, Mecca Normal, Cigarette, and Sneaks - Back Alley Theatre [1365 Kennedy St NW, WDC]
• Lil Dicky and DJ Omega - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Marah and Caleb Stine - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Marshall Crenshaw - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Nas: Time Is Illmatic Tour - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 6 PM & 10 PM) - sold out
• National Symphony Orchestra (Matthew Halls, conductor) - Paul Jacobs (organ), Tamara Wilson (soprano), Twyla Robinson (soprano), Paul Appleby (tenor), the Washington Chorus: Poulenc's Organ Concerto, J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugure in A minor, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 "Lobgesang" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Point Break LIVE - Howard Theatre
• Positive No - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• RivalSons and Monster Truck - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
Sonic Circuits Festival: Gilles Aubry, oceans roar 1000 drums, 100110, xambuca, Anthony Pirog, Extremeophile, Bee s. Moth, the Subtle Body Transmission Orchestra + Movement, the Use, Limax Maximus, Bruzgynai, cebec - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Super bob, Footwerk, and Hello Dharma - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival: Rosie O'Donnell and Tig Notaro - Lisner Auditorium
U+NFest 3: Night Birds, Iron Reagan, Angel Du$t, Chain & the Gang, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Downtown Boys, Wildhoney, Sex Jams, Pure Junk, Natural Velvet - Ottobar (Baltimore)
WPOC Saturday in the Country: Jake Owen, Eli Young Band, Thompson Square, Love & Theft, the Cadillac 3 - Merriweather Post Pavilion (1 PM Doors)
• X Ambassadors, Jamie N Commons, and Madi Diaz - DC9


Sunday, 5 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Ab-Soul - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Asgeir - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Citizen, You Blew It, Hostage Calm, True Love, and Praise - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Combichrist, William Control, Blood on the Dance Floor, Davey Suicide, and Darksiderz - Baltimore SoundStage
• Ex Hex and Speedy Ortiz - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Fay Victor with Anders Nilsson, Ken Filiano - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Foxygen and Dub Thompson - 9:30 Club
• Frankie & Betty, Get a Tan, and Ice Kittens - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Hellpie (Love to Burn CD Release & video shoot) - KC's Music Alley [1917 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA]
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• I Against Eye, Metanium, Sangre Inedita, Red Torment, and Visceral Violation - Bourbon Adams Morgan [2321 18th St NW, WDC]
• Jarabe de Palo - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Jeff Lorber - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Jo Dee Messina - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 3 PM all-ages and 7 PM 21+)
• Michal Menert, Eliot Lipp, SuperVision, Paul Basic, and Marcelo Moxy - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (the 2014 Keepin' It Crew Tour)
• Oumar Konaté and Sarmust - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Pree, Krill, Star Rover, Witch Coast, and the Sea Life - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Rachelle Ferrell - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rory Block - Jammin' Java
Sonic Circuits Festival: Mia Zabelka, Boat Burning, Gen Ken Montgomery & Andrea the Enchantress of Bioluminosity: "8-Track Magic: A Light Odyssey", Valerie Kuehne, Layne Garrett, Stylus Blk Arkestra, Sarah O'Halloran, Fast Against the Wall, fissionvosh/fusion - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
WPOC Sunday in the Country: Jake Owen, Eli Young Band, Chase Rice, Cassadee Pope, the Cadillac 3 - Merriweather Post Pavilion (1 PM Doors) - sold out


Monday, 6 October 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Blake Mills and yMusic - the Hamilton
• Brandi Carlile (acoustic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Carbon Tigers, Wake Up, Dr. Robinson's Fiasco, and Uptown Boys Choir - Velvet Lounge
• Chelsey Green - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Doubleclicks and Sarah Donner - Jammin' Java
• Doug Seegers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Gaul, Corpse Light, and Myopic - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Jenn Grinels - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Les Fetes de L'Hymen et de L'Amour, ou les Dieux D'Egypte (presented by Opera Lafayette) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Lykke Li and Mapei - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Peter Case - IOTA Club & Café
• Spirit Plots and Warm Sun - Galaxy Hut
• Spoonboy, Radiator Hospital, Joyride, and Brnda - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 7 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Allen Stone, Bad Rabbits, and Bruno Major - 9:30 Club
• Anais Mitchell and Carsie Blanton - the Hamilton
• Betty Who - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Brandi Carlile (acoustic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Butcher Babies - Baltimore SoundStage
• Deicide, Septicflesh, Inquisition, Abysmal Dawn, and Carach Angren - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Electric Six and the Soft White Sixties - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Federico Aubele - DC9
• From Sassy to Divine: the Sarah Vaughan Project - Ann Hampton Callaway - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hercules & Love Affair - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Janine Wilson Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats (feathring John Kadlecik of Further and Dark Star Orchestra, performing actual Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety) - Gypsy Sally's
• Justin Nozuka and David Ryan Harris - Howard Theatre
• Macy Gray (The Way Tour 2014) - Birchmere
• Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Rüfüs Du Sol and Hermitude - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Stu Larsen - Jammin' Java
• Within Temptation and Amaranthe - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 8 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Abinnet Berhanu Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Airborne Toxic Event - 9:30 Club
Atoka Chase - Velvet Lounge NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Capture the Crown, For All Those Sleeping, Ice Nine Kills, Palisades, Myka Relocate, and Youth In Revolt - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Not Your American Idols Tour)
• the Dover Quartet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theatre)
• the Duhks - Jammin' Java
• Esperanza Spalding with Leo Genovese & Lyndon Rochelle (Thank You October Tour) - Birchmere
• Gymshorts, Pendrifter, and Wild Love - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Hollywood Ending and Astro Safari USA - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Kooks - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Lacuna Coil and Devil You Know - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Logan Brill & Rob Baird - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mandolin Orange and Michaela Anne - Gypsy Sally's
the Murray Hill Show - Birchmere NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Mycah Chevalier - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Nick Swardson: Taste It Tour - Warner Theatre
• Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Rata Blanca & Angeles del Infierno with Metanium - Howard Theatre
• Sinkane and Helado Negro - DC9
• Victoria Vox (Artist-In-Residence Alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Xylouris White (featuring Jim White of the Dirty Three), Smoke Bellow, and Dave Heumann (Arbouretum) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Thursday, 9 October 2014 [link to this day]

• the Bangles - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Beartooth, Vanna, Sirens & Sailors, Sylar, Alive Like Me, and Listen for the Light - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Beyond the Shore - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Boban & Marko Markovic Orkestra - Baltimore SoundStage
• BSO: Broadway Standing Ovations - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Doctor Smoke, Slagstorm, Mük, and Foehammer - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Exit Vehicles and Cake & Calculus - IOTA Club & Café
• Frnklero & the Cellabration, Modern Chemistry, and the Raised By Wolves - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Gas Chamber, D.O.C., Lotus F*cker, Putrisect, and Maloso - Dishaus [Waverly, Baltimore, MD]
• Hollywood Ending, Late Nite Reading, Astro Safari USA, and the Millenium - Jammin' Java
• Jamie Kent and North of Nashville - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Jennifers, Rattlewood, and Rosemary Stretch - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Little Mix (the Salute Tour) and Jackson Guthy - Fillmore Silver Spring CANCELLED
• Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers Band tribute) - State Theatre
• Loudon Wainwright III - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Michael Franks - Birchmere
• National Symphony Orchestra (David Zinman, conductor) - Angela Hewitt (piano): Schoenberg's Five Pieces for Orchestra, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22, R. Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Perfume Genius and Matteah Baim - the Hamilton
• Placebo - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Rajna Swaminathan and RAJAS - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Ray Chen (violin) & Julio Elizalde (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tim and Eric & Dr. Steve Brule - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Tim Reynolds & TR3 and Charlie Parr - Gypsy Sally's


Friday, 10 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Anders Osborne & the Mother Hips - Howard Theatre
• the Bangles - State Theatre
• Bass Drum of Death and the People's Temple - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Black Lillies - the Hamilton
• Bob Schneider (band) - Birchmere
• California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Daniel & the Lion - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• Deep Sleep Fires, Prophet Said I, and Invitational - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• DMX, Ja Rule, Kool Moe Dee, Rakim, EPMD, and Rob Base - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore) (Hip Hop Legends Tour)
• the Fabulous Hubcaps - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
Jarabe de Palo - Baltimore SoundStage MOVED TO 10/4/14
• Jeff the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kathleen Madigan - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Las Cafeteras - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Marc Anthony - Patriot Center
• Michael Franks - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Mike Epps - Warner Theatre
• Miss Tess & the Talkbacks - IOTA Club & Café
• Muhal Richard Abrams - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• National Symphony Orchestra (David Zinman, conductor) - Angela Hewitt (piano): Schoenberg's Five Pieces for Orchestra, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22, R. Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pat McGee & Friends for Adopt a Family featuring Jonathan Bryan Williams, Jeff Pevar, Patrick McAloon, Michael Ghegan, Brian Shanley, & Steve Bentz - Jammin' Java
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ryan Tennis and Nate Jones Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Second Hand Rose - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Simone Dinnerstein (piano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Sound Remedy, Tincup, Beltway Banditz, the Clown Prince, and R&D - 9:30 Club
• Suffocation, Kataklysm, Jungle Rot, Pyrexia, Internal Bleeding, and Abandon Earth - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Wildhoney, Crimson Wave (single release), Blacksage, and Romantic State - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Saturday, 11 October 2014 [link to this day]

B.B. King - Strathmore (Music Center) CANCELLED
• Bass Drum of Death and the People's Temple - Comet Ping Pong
• Bastille - Patriot Center
• Blame Canada (Rush tribute) with classical pianist Sean Mohan playing variations on Rush themes - IOTA Club & Café
• the Budos Band - Baltimore SoundStage
• Buke & Gase - Rock & Roll Hotel
• California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chris Berardo & the DesBerardos - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Citizen Cope: Clarence Greenwood Recordings 10th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Dickens Campaign & Ryan Keberle's Catharsis - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Dub City Renegades and Session Rockers - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• the Fauntleroys featuring Alejandro Escovedo, Nick Tremulis, Ivan Julian, and Linda Pitmon - the Hamilton
• Generationals and Arum Rae - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Iceage, Helm, the Sterling Sisters, and Birth (Defects) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Judah & the Lion - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6;30 PM)
• Machine Head, Children of Bodom, the Black Dahlia Murder, Suicide Silence, Epica, and Battlecross - Fillmore Silver Spring (Filmageddon)
• Macy Gray (The Way Tour 2014) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Michelle Lewis - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Mike Epps - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• National Symphony Orchestra (David Zinman, conductor) - Angela Hewitt (piano): Schoenberg's Five Pieces for Orchestra, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22, R. Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the New Potato Caboose - Gypsy Sally's
• Newmyer Flyer Tribute to the Everly Brothers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Pan American Symphony Orchestra presents Por Amor - Latin American Songs of Love - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Permafrost, Gloom, Asthma Castle, and Grethor - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Phil Vassar - Birchmere
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Spirits & the Melchizedek Children - Green Island [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Today Is the Day, Lord Mantis, and Ilsa - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Typefighter, the Sea Life, Teen Mom, and Lowercase Letters - Howard Theatre (Presented by D.C. Music Download with Raise Yourr City)
• Yelle and Lemonade - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 12 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Allo Darlin' - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Butcher Babies and Anti-Mortem - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Cassandra Wilson - Howard Theatre (Two shows - 7:30 PM & 10 PM)
• Citizen Cope (with full band) - celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Clarence Greenwood Recordings - 9:30 Club
• Guaco - La Super Banda de Venezuela - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Hobbs Angel of Death, Solstice, Hessian, and Narrow Grave - Schizophrenia Hall [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• the Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Debussy's Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp; Ives's Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano; Saint-Saens's Fantasie for Violin and Harp; Beethoven's "Ghost Trio" - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 2 PM)
• the Kingston Trio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Limp Bizkit, Machine Gun Kelly, and BLVCK Ceiling - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Margot MacDonald, Sam McCormally, and Olivia Mancini - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Mirah and Death Vessel - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Red Baraat - the Hamilton
• Roberta Gambarini - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Scars on 45 - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Screws, the Phuss Texas, Babies with Rabies, and Never Wrong - Velvet Lounge
• Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 3 PM)
• the Whispers - Birchmere


Monday, 13 October 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Boy & Bear and Run River North - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• Ed Motta and Cissa Paz - Howard Theatre
• Flying Lotus and Thundercat - Lincoln Theatre
• Herb Alpert & Lani Hall - Birchmere
• Jason Mraz & Raining Jane - Warner Theatre
• Josh Krajcik (from The X Factor), Lily Kershaw, Bobby Bazini, and Taylor Berrett - Jammin' Java
• King Diamond and Jess & the Ancient Ones - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Landlady and Paperhaus - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Marketa Irglova and Rosi Golan - the Hamilton
• Porter Robinson, Giraffage, and Lemaitre - 9:30 Club
• Red Elvises - IOTA Club & Café
• Shocktart Vol. 2 - Ilima Considine & the Sexbots, Hudson K - Velvet Lounge
• Ziggy Marley - Baltimore SoundStage


Tuesday, 14 October 2014 [link to this day]

• the Amity Affliction, For the Fallen Dreams, Obey the Brave, Crossfaith, and Exotype - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Ian McLagan (of Faces) (Album Release Concert) - Jammin' Java
• the Iris Bell, Annie Crane, and Boy on the Wall - Boneyard Studios [21 Evarts St NE, WDC]
• Jake Shimabukuro (2014 Uke Nations Tour) - Birchmere
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats (feathring John Kadlecik of Further and Dark Star Orchestra, performing actual Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety) - Gypsy Sally's
• Josh Krajcik (from The X Factor) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• New Found Glory, We Are the In Crowd, Fireworks, and Candy Heart - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• New Politics, Bad Suns, and Somekindawonderful - 9:30 Club
• the Orwells and Skaters - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rakta, Neonates (members of Priests), Javla (members of Pure Disgust/Coke Bust), and Citadel - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]
• Slothrust, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Bo Ningen, and Joy Classic - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Yun-Chin Zhou (piano): Haydn's Sonata, Hob, XVI:49; Liszt's Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude; Ravel's La Valse; Trenet/Weissenberg's 6 Songs; Rachmaninoff's Sonata No. 2, Op. 36 - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by Young Concert Artists DC)


Wednesday, 15 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Abinnet Berhanu Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Authority Zero, the Bastard Suns, and Idleminds - Jammin' Java
• Axis, the Heads Are Zeros, and Passage Between - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Blackwolf Beach, the Phuss, the Battery Electric, and Special People - Lucky Day [Baltimore, MD]
• Bonerama - the Hamilton
• Danish String Quartet: the Art of the Fugue - Mendelssohn's Capriccio for String Quartet; Shostakovich's Quartet No. 9 in E-flat major; Beethoven's Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Electron - Howard Theatre
• Fat White Family and Jeffrey Lewis - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Gaelic Storm - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Guy Blakeslee (of the Entrance Band) and Juan Wauters (of the Beets) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Human Behavior, Timm Winslow, and the Swedish Fist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jake Shimabukuro (2014 Uke Nations Tour) - Birchmere
• the Janoskians - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jimmy Eat World - Futures 10 Year Anniversary Tour - with Minibosses - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM) - sold out
• Lena Seikaly (Artist-In-Residence Alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Little Dragon and Shy Girls - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Mayday Parade, Tonight Alive, Major League, and PVRIS - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM)
• Nicole Henry - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rubenstein Family Organ Recital: Jeremy Filsell - Jongen's Sonata Eroica, Op. 94; Dupré's Évocation (poème symphonique), Op. 39; Hampton's "Everyone Dance"; Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 (trans. Filsell) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Thursday, 16 October 2014 [link to this day]

• America and Louis Mosrie - Birchmere
• Black 47 (farewell tour) - Jammin' Java
• the Caribbean and Nice Breeze - Wonderland Ballroom [1101 Kenyon St NW, WDC]
• Caveman and Roadkill Ghost Choir - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Dan Bern - IOTA Club & Café
• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Here Come the Mummies - State Theatre
• Hot 8 Brass Band - the Hamilton
• Intelligence of the Human Machine - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• J Mascis and Luluc - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Joshua Redman - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ken Wenzel & Cross Kentucky and Jason Masi Band - the Hamilton (Dual Album Release Show)
Masters of Illusion - Believe the Impossible - Warner Theatre NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Matt Schofield - Gypsy Sally's
• Open Mike Eagle and Serengeti - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Ought - DC9
• Porches, Frankie Cosmos, and Young Rapids - Comet Ping Pong
• Rupert Boyd (classical guitar) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sam Amidon - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Shelley King - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• St. Paul & the Broken Bones and Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Subdudes Reunion Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Today is the Day, Lord Mantis, Fortress, and March To Victory - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]


Friday, 17 October 2014 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Baltimore Folk Fest - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Bernhoft - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• BoomBox - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Chris Knight - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• David Sedaris - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys: Farewell Tour - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Hannibal Buress - Comedy Camisado - Lincoln Theatre
• Jay Nash & Josh Day are. . . The Contenders - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7:30 PM)
• Joshua Redman - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joy Buttons (Other EP Release), Loud Boyz, the Kickback, and the Black Sparks - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Julian Casablancas + the Voidz - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• the Kennedys and Kipyn Martin - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Lez Zeppelin (all-girls Led Zeppelin tribute) - State Theatre
• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Marco Benevento and Superhuman Happiness - Gypsy Sally's
• Masters of Hawaiian Music - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• mewithoutYou (Catch For Us the Foxes 10-year anniversary tour), the Appleseed Cast, and Hop Along - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Nick and Knight Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Osekere & the Lucky Bastards and CooLots - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Phantogram - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Pond - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Red City Radio, Direct Hit!, Braceface, and Something More - Charm City Skate Park [4401 O'Donnell St Suite 1, Baltimore, MD] (Presented by Feed the Scene)
• SFJazz Collective - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Shirelles - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• SNRG presents The Home Away From Home, Homecoming! - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM)
Spin Doctors - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Stranger in the Alps, the North Country, Bike Thief, and Ballad've - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Warpaint - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Zola Jesus - Hirshhorn Museum [700 Independence Ave SW, WDC]


Saturday, 18 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Assembly of Dust - Gypsy Sally's
• Bad Mooka, Notch Theory, and Tarfu - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Bill T. Jones - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• the Effects, More Humans, and Lies About - Comet Ping Pong
• an Evening of Indian Dance - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Felipe Esparza, Martin Amini, Rodrigo Torres, and Marcella Arguello - State Theatre
• Horrendous, Castle Freak, Cemetery Piss, and Bestial Evil - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Joe Rogan - Warner Theatre
• Joshua Redman - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kawehi - the Hamilton
• Kopecky Family Band and Coin - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Multicult and Robot Death Kites - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• National Philharmonic: Dvorák's New World Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
Pyramid Fest 2014: Atlas At Last, the Escape Artist, Jack Nicholson, Cartoon Weapons, Cavern, Rat Ship, Treble Lifter, Throw Me a Rope, Knuckleberry Finn, Technicians, Myrrh Myrrh, Dissonance, Steel PajamasKabob-O-Taj, Camps - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Noon to 10 PM)
• Raven's Night 2014 - Sci-Fi Phantasm - Birchmere
• Rocco Deluca - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Rufus Wainwright - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Run River North - Jammin' Java
• San Fermin & Courtney Barnett with Mikhael Paskalev - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Slugz, Quitter, Boy Spit, Baklavaa, and Sun Club - Keith House [317 E. 30th St, Baltimore, MD]
• SoMo presents: the Wide Awake Tour - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Southern Culture on the Skids - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Title Tracks, the Sea Life, and Go Cozy - the Lot at Atlantic Plumbing [945 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• You Me at Six, Young Guns, Deaf Havana, Stars in Stereo, the Downtown Fiction, and Basic Vacation - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 5/18/14)


Sunday, 19 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Andrey Makarevich & Yiddish Jazz - Lisner Auditorium
• Andy McKee - Birchmere
• Bombay Bicycle Club, Milo Greene, and Luxley - 9:30 Club
• Brnda, Weird Womb, TrunkWeed, and Foozle - Ft. Loko / BBHQ [2628 6th St NE, WDC]
• Dead Congregation, Mausoleum, and Pissgrave - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Moved from the Sidebar)
Dead Congregation, Mausoleum, and Pissgrave - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) Moved to the Metro Gallery
• Dwight Yoakam - Lincoln Theatre
• Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre
• Habana Sax - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Inspiration Pointe Variety Show featuring the Christafari Reggae Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jay Leno - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Mark Twain Prize)
• Joshua Redman - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Matthew Rose (bass) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by Vocal Arts DC)
• Mike Watt (il songo del marinalo) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Minus the Bear and O'Brother - Rock & Roll Hotel
• National Philharmonic: Dvorák's New World Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Paula Cole - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• a Pete Seeger Tribute featuring Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Emma's Revolution, Joe Uehlein & the U-Liners, and Josh White Jr. - the Hamilton
• San Fermin & Courtney Barnett with Mikhael Paskalev - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tennis System, Weekender, and Mindglow - Velvet Lounge
• Tony MacAlpine, Travis Larson Band, and LoNero - Jammin' Java


Monday, 20 October 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Agent Orange, Pinata Protest, and the Architects - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Blackwolf Beach, Weird Womb, Prom Body, and Jon Creedon - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Circa Waves and Public Access T.V. - DC9
• Darkest Hour, Unearth, Carnifex, Origin, I the Breather, and Abandon Earth - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Gregory Porter - Howard Theatre
• Jon Dee Graham and Mike June - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Phantogram and Lia Ices - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Robert Earl Keen (acoustic) - Birchmere (in the Music Hall)
• the Secret Sisters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the White Buffalo - the Hamilton
• White Fence, King Gizzard & the Wizard Lizard, Slow Jerks, and the Mystery Lights - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 21 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Art Speigelman's WORDLESS! With music by Phillip Johnston - Lisner Auditorium
• Corpse Light, Imbroglio, and Ampallang infection - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Daniel Ellsworth & the Great Lakes and Baby Bee - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Drowners and Bully - Rock & Roll Hotel (Dr. Martens #Standforsomething tour 2014)
• Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats (feathring John Kadlecik of Further and Dark Star Orchestra, performing actual Jerry Garcia Band setlists in their entirety) - Gypsy Sally's
• Mali Music - Howard Theatre
• Moon Taxi (Animal Style Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Orenda Fink - DC9
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Robert Earl Keen (request show) - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Shakey Graves and Joe Sundell - the Hamilton
• Southern Culture on the Skids - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Steve Poltz - Jammin' Java
• STS9 - 9:30 Club
• Todd Snider and Elizabeth Cook - Baltimore SoundStage
• Twin Peaks, Tweens, and Sun Club - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 22 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Abinnet Berhanu Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Barnyard Sharks and Big Sway - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Beats Antique, Shpongle (Simon Posford DJ Set), emancipator, and Lafa Taylor - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Finch, Maps & Atlases, and Weatherbox - Baltimore SoundStage
• John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band feat. John Jorgenson, Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall, & Mark Fain - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kathy Mattea - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Lisa Engelken & the Monster Quintet: East Coast Debut of Little Warrior - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Margot MacDonald (Artist-In-Residence Alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Marshall Tucker Band - Birchmere
• Medlow and Coasts - Jammin' Java
• Merchandise, Ninos Du Brasil, and Zzones - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Slowdive and Low - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Twiztid - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Washington West Film Festival presents Sara Niemietz and Snuffy Walden with Robbie Schaeffer - the Hamilton


Thursday, 23 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Adrian Belew (from King Crimson) Power Trio - Jammin' Java
• Anthony Jeselnik - Lincoln Theatre
• Arch Enemy, Kreator, Huntress, and Starkill - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Asteroids Galaxy Tour - Howard Theatre
• Boyce Avenue and Kris Allen - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jantzen and Dirt Monkey - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band featuring John Jorgenson, Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall, Mark Fain - with opener Nathan McEuen - Birchmere
• K.Flay - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kathy Mattea - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Monifah - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Moon & Seven Stars: Ronn McFarlane (lute) & Mindy Rosenfeld (flute) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• NSO Pops: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton (John Mauceri, conductor) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• RDGLDGRN and Redline Graffiti - 9:30 Club
• the Reign of Kindo, Matthew Santos, and Slow Lights - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Runner of the Woods (formerly The Doc Marshalls) - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Static Yaks and Hybrid Baby - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Steep Canyon Rangers and Hackensaw Boys - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sylvan Esso - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• Water Liars and Paperhaus - DC9


Friday, 24 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Blues - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Bosley - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• BSO: Off the Cuff: Ein Heldenleben - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Cabin Project, Callow, and Matt Phillips - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Cold War Kids and Avid Dancer - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Cordovas, Crooked Cro, and Free Form Radio - Solly's [1942 11th St NW, WDC]
• Dads, Tiny Moving Parts, and Nai Harvest - DC9
• Dave Barnes - the Hamilton
• Dope Body (Album Release Show), Roomrunner (album release show), Smoke Bellow, and Big Mouth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
From the Top: Live with host Christpher O'Riley - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)
• Homebowy Sandman and 2HungryBros - IOTA Club & Café
• Jamie Barton (mezzo-soprano) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Jayhawks and Trapper Schoepp - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5:30 PM)
• Judas Priest (Redeemer of Souls Tour 2014) and Steel Panther - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Kalin & Miles - Rock & Roll Hotel (Chase Dreams Tour)
• Keith Sweat and DJ Zu - Howard Theatre
• Louis Hayes Jazz Communicators - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM - KC Jazz Club)
• the Milk Carton Kids and Sarah Jarosz featuring Alex Hargreaves, Paul Kowert, and Nathaniel Smith - Lincoln Theatre
• Murderburgers, Enemy Insects, Rational Anthem, Supreme Commander, Ducking Punches, Bludgeon, and Kill Lincoln - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Feed the Scene 3-year Anniversary Show)
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• NSO Pops: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton (John Mauceri, conductor) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Ocean Blue - Jammin' Java (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• the Oxymorons - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Russell Peters - DAR Constitution Hall
• Set For Tomorrow, For the Broken, Burdened Hearts, Endeavor, Conveyer, Fragile Hands, Lying & Low, Provoke Destroy, and Years End - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Skrillex - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Steep Canyon Rangers - Birchmere
• Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Town Mountain - Gypsy Sally's
• Uhuzi, Clockbreaker, and Tsuredure Narinishi Amagumo - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Saturday, 25 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Angus & Julia Stone - 6th & I - sold out
• Carnage, Dzeko & Torres, Paris Blohm, and Junkie Kid - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (the Parental Advisory Tour)
• Chris Williamson & Eric Andersen - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Dan + Shay: Where It All Began Tour - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• David Kitchen Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Dirty Loops - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Felix Culpa, Rescuer, Aviator, In Between, and Telegraph Wires - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Gladys Knight - Warner Theatre
• the Greencards - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Halloween Howl - the Hamilton
• Kina Grannis and Imaginary Future - Howard Theatre
• Marcia Ball - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mary Black (Last Call Tour) and Roisin O. - Birchmere
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• National Chamber Ensemble: Night of Italian Opera with soprano Yana Eminova and baritone Anton Belov - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• NSO Pops: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton (John Mauceri, conductor) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Restorations and Self Defense Family - DC9
• Ruby Fray - Comet Ping Pong
• Russell Peters - DAR Constitution Hall
• SBTRKT - Lincoln Theatre
• Sharon Van Etten and Tiny Ruins - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Sirsy and Golden Novak - IOTA Club & Café
• Skrillex - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Sunny Ledfurd - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - Artisphere (Dome Theatre - Presented by Not So Silent Cinema)
• Through the Roots, the Supervillains, and the Steppas - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
Twin Shadow and Movement - Black Cat (Mainstage) POSTPONED
• Vance Joy and Jaymes Young - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Voyage (Journey tribute featuring Hugo) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Whitey Morgan & the 78s - Gypsy Sally's


Sunday, 26 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Anthony McGill (clarinet) & Christopher Shih (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Bad Plus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Belcea Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Beth Hart - Birchmere
• BSO: Ein Heldenleben: A Hero's Life - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• the Damned, T.S.O.L., and the Briefs - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Django Festival Allstars featuring Dorado Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, and Pierre Blanchard - Howard Theatre
• Gossling - DC9
• the High Dials and Juston Stens & the Get Real Gang (former Dr. Dog) - IOTA Club & Café
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Kris Delmhorst and Rusty Belle - Gypsy Sally's
• Najee - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• NSO Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 4 PM)
• RAC and Penguin Prison - 9:30 Club
• Robert Earl Keen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Storm Large (of Pink Martini) and Tiffany Thompson - the Hamilton
• Streetlight Manifesto, Dan Potthast, and Chris Murray - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Trevor Hall (Chapter of the Forest album release) and Cas Haley - Jammin' Java
What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow - Yuliya Gorenman (piano) - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• the World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, the Hotelier, Rozwell Kid, and Posture & the Grizzly - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Monday, 27 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Anna Nalick and Justin Levinson - Jammin' Java
• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• the Flatliners, Single Mothers, and Solids - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Leftover Crack, Potato Pirates, Juicy Karkass, and Rats in the Wall - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Cracktoberfest 2014)
• OBN IIIs and Sotano (record release show) - Comet Ping Pong
• Wampire and Tops - DC9


Tuesday, 28 October 2014 [link to this day]

• David Bazan + Passenger String Quartet - 6th & I
• Deniro Farrar and Denzel Curry - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (the Bowdown Tour)
• Huey Mack and Yonas - Jammin' Java
• If Birds Could Fly - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
Paul Brady - Jammin' Java CANCELLED
• Robbie Fulks - Gypsy Sally's
• Roberto Fonseca - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Temples and Spires - 9:30 Club
• Tessanne Chin - the Hamilton
• Todd Rundgren - Birchmere
• Zammuto and Barnaby Bright - DC9


Wednesday, 29 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Abinnet Berhanu Quartet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Carmen de Lavallade: As I Remember It - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Christylez Bacon (Artist-In-Residence Alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Darlingside & Tall Heights - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), Warren Franklin & the Founding Fathers, TrunkWeed, deepsleepfires, and Kissing Fractures - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 8/5/14)
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• John Brown's Body - Gypsy Sally's
• Los Lobos (performing their Grammy-winning record La Pistola Y El Corazon in its entirety) - Birchmere
• Maria Muldaur - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Neon Hitch - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Pentagram, Radio Moscow, Bang, Kings Destroy, and DJ El Suprimo - Baltimore SoundStage
• Primus - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• Roomrunner, Jail Solidarity (cassette release), and Maloso - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Rudy Mancuso - the Hamilton


Thursday, 30 October 2014 [link to this day]

• Antone "Chooky" Caldwell and the G.K.A.M. Experience - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Born of Osiris, Thy Art is Murder, Betraying the Martyrs, Within the Ruins, and Erra - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• BSO: Brahms' Symphony No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jim Brickman - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Laurie Anderson - Language of the Future - Birchmere
• Lettuce and Exmag - 9:30 Club
• National Symphony Orchestra (Chrisoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Midori (violin): Mendelsohn's Symphony No. 5 "Reformation"; Schumann's Violin Concerto; Mozart's Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• NSO Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 4 PM)
• Pallbearer, Tombs, and Vattnet Viskar - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Piranha, Malander, Nomad Express, and 5 Plagues Deep - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Preston Reed - Jammin' Java
Rock Harvest III (daily lineups TBA) - Barren Cross, Warlord, Tourniquet, Redrum, Shok Paris, Helix, Hellcannon, Bloodgood, Bruce Bouillet, Cellador, Obsession, White Trash, Banshee, Attacker, Sacred Warrior - TBA [MD]
• Russian Red and Babes - DC9
• SWV - Howard Theatre
• Yellowcard, Memphis May Fire, and Emarosa - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 31 October 2014 [link to this day]

• 2nd Annual Grand Masquerade with Doc Scantlin - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Andrew CG the Not-So-Poet and In Your Memory - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the AntiChrist - Schizophrenia Hall [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Ballyhoo! & Tribal Seeds and Gonzo with Beyond I Sight - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bela Fleck with Abigail Washburn, Del McCoury, and David Grisman - Lisner Auditorium
• Black Masala and Osaka Monorail - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Chopteeth and Feedel Band - the Hamilton (We'll Scare the Funk Outta You Halloween Bash)
• Derek Evry & His Band of Misanthropes, Yum, and Short Lives - IOTA Club & Café
• Faith Prince (Barbara Cook's Spotlight) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Fleetwood Mac - Verizon Center
• Gerald Albright - Birchmere
• Halloween Cover Benefit Show - the Rocketship [1223 Decatur St. NW, WDC]
• In Between, Head North, Something More, Wander, Random Holiday, and the Oddities - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Feed the Scene Halloween Bash)
• Jarrod Niemann - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, Rocky & the Pressers, Humble Fire, Cherie Sweetbottom, Ruby Rockafella, Muloch's Midway Cabinet of Infernal Mysteries, and hosted by Brandon Wetherbee - Black Cat (Mainstage - the Halloween Circus)
• Orchestra of Spheres and Performance Art Karaoke Competition - Comet Ping Pong
• the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Jammin' Java
• RL Grime and Rustie & Branchez - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
Rock Harvest III (daily lineups TBA) - Barren Cross, Warlord, Tourniquet, Redrum, Shok Paris, Helix, Hellcannon, Bloodgood, Bruce Bouillet, Cellador, Obsession, White Trash, Banshee, Attacker, Sacred Warrior - TBA [MD]
• Russian Red and Babes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Samhain, Goatwhore, and Midnight - Howard Theatre (Early show - 7:30 PM)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Smallpools, Magic Man, and Waters - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM)
• Young Rapids and Native America - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]


Saturday, 1 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Blinding Eye Dog, Beachmover, Nude Mass, and Gateway to Hell - Chapala's Blue Beetle [15530 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD]
• Cécile McLorin Salvant - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Capital Cities, Sneaky Sound System, and Night Terrors of 1927 - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM) - sold out
• David Benoit - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dum Dum Girls, together PANGEA, Cherry Glazerr, Mozes & the Firstborn, AJ Davila & Terror Amor, and Wax Witches - Black Cat (Burger Records Caravan of Stars - Mainstage)
• Eddie Money - Wolf Trap (the Barns - 7 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Halloween Cover Benefit Show - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• the James Hunter Six - the Hamilton
• Lewis Watson and Alicia Rae - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
• Los Straitjackets with special guest vocalist Deke Dickerson, with an opening set by the Fleshtones - Gypsy Sally's
• Meatbodies - Comet Ping Pong
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Chrisoph Eschenbach, conductor) with Midori (violin): Mendelsohn's Symphony No. 5 "Reformation"; Schumann's Violin Concerto; Mozart's Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicky C and the RSB + The Northerners - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Richie Kotzen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Robin Trower and Eli Cook - Howard Theatre
Rock Harvest III (daily lineups TBA) - Barren Cross, Warlord, Tourniquet, Redrum, Shok Paris, Helix, Hellcannon, Bloodgood, Bruce Bouillet, Cellador, Obsession, White Trash, Banshee, Attacker, Sacred Warrior - TBA [MD]
• Run the Jewels, Ratking, and Despot - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Sillborn Monster Babies Annual Halloween Tribute to the Misfits - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sinead O'Connor - Birchmere
Steve Wynn (Dream Syndicate) - Jammin' Java NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Veara, Sudden Suspension, Carry the Banner, My Heart My Anchor, and Watermedown - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• the Whiskey Gentry and Tom Cheshire & the Shop Boys - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Windsbach Boys Choir - Church of the Epiphany [1317 G St NW, WDC]


Sunday, 2 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Birchmere
• Cass McCombs and Meat Puppets - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Darlingside and Tall Heights - Jammin' Java
• David Benoit - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• DC Doo-Wop Revue: Marquees, Spaniels, Jewels, Velons, Sonny Til's Orioles - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• the Glitch Mob, the M Machine, and Chrome Sparks - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Ian Hunter & the Rant Band - the Hamilton
• Issues, I Killed the Prom Queen, Ghost Town, Nightmares, and Marmozets - Baltimore SoundStage
• the James Hunter Six - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lecrae, Andy Mineo, and DJ Promote - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Anomaly Tour)
• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• the Presets, Antwon, Chela, and Franki Chan - 9:30 Club
• Watsky with special guest Kyle - Howard Theatre


Monday, 3 November 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Matthew Mayfield - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Nick Santino, This Century, Brian Marquis, and Austin Gibbs - Jammin' Java (the Long & Winding Roadshow)
• Onslaught, Artillery, and Striker - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Richard Marx (Whatever We Started Tour) - Birchmere


Tuesday, 4 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Avi Buffalo - DC9
• Coma Regalia, Old Wounds, Whenskiesaregray, Eyelet, and Slow Death - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Doyle Bramhall II and Matt Andersen - Jammin' Java
• Foxy Shazam (the Gonzo Tour), Masked Intruder, and Sycamour - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hozier and James Bay - 9:30 Club - sold out
• James McMurtry (with band) - Birchmere
• Jarrod Lawson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mastodon, Gojira, and Kvelertak - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Screaming Females and Pujol - Black Cat
• String Cheese Incident - Lincoln Theatre


Wednesday, 5 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Adrian Legg and Peppino D'Agostino - Jammin' Java
• Delbert McClinton and Andy Poxon - Birchmere
• Doyle Bramhall II - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz, Wing Dam, and Hive Bent - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig: Riccardo Chailly (music director), Nikolaj Znaider 9violin) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Hammered Satin, the Tip (ex-the Booze), Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children, and Chelsea Graveyard - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jeff Coffin & the Mutet (sax from DMB/Fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Joey Bada$$ - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Kodaline, Birds of Tokyo, and Duologue - 9:30 Club
• Laura Stevenson - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Miguel Zenon: Identities are Changeable: Tales of the Diaspora - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Patrick Bruel - Warner Theatre
• Pup and Chumped - DC9
• String Cheese Incident - Lincoln Theatre


Thursday, 6 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Broad City Live - 9:30 Club (Rescheduled from 3/6/14 - 7 PM Early Show) - sold out
• Charlie Mars - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Circa Survive - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Cre.Art Project: Visuality - Artisphere (Black Box Theatre)
• the Damn Quails - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Ekoostik Hookah - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
• Eric Johnson & Mike Stern: Eclectic Guitars - Birchmere
• FKA Twigs - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
the Horrors and Moon Duo - Black Cat (Mainstage) CANCELLED
• Ian Anderson: the Best of Jethro Tull - Lincoln Theatre
• Jonathan Butler (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Hayward - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Keys N Krates, Gladiator, and Thugli - Baltimore SoundStage (Every Nite - the Tour)
• the Last Bison and the Soil & the Sun - Jammin' Java
• Noah Gunderson and Owen Beverly - the Hamilton
• Raya Brass Band and Orchester Prazevica - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Trentmoller - Howard Theatre
• Vijay Iyer - Music of Transformation Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 7 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Anberlin (the Final Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Hunter Hunted, and Junior Prom - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Budos Band - 9:30 Club (Late show - 11 PM)
• Chrissie Hynde - Lincoln Theatre
• Cre.Art Project: Visuality - Artisphere (Black Box Theatre)
• Jamestown Revival, Nikki Lane, and Pete Molinari - Gypsy Sally's
Joan Rivers - Strathmore (Music Center) CANCELLED - Joan Rivers passed away on 9/4/14
• Jonathan Butler (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Hayward - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• London Grammar and Until the Ribbon Breaks - 9:30 Club (Early show - 7 PM)
• Loose Ends and DJ Zu - Howard Theatre (Early show - 7:30 PM)
• Make Them Hear You: An LGBT Singer-Songwriter Showcase hosted by Justin Ritchie - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Michael Tarbox and Jonny Grave - IOTA Club & Café
• Mike Birbiglia - Thank God for Jokes - Warner Theatre
• Pictureplane, DJ Dog Dick, Blacksage, Trogpite, and DJ Mark Brown - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• A Place in Time (The Real Thing CD Release), Post Season (Hollowed Out Hearts CD Release), Chasing Morgan, Captive Son, and Watermedown - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Feed the Scene)
• the Polish Ambassador, Mr. Lif, Ayla Nereo, and Wildlight - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• the Ready Set, Metro Station, Against the Current, and Downtown Fiction - Baltimore SoundStage
• Red Molly and Mark Erelli - the Hamilton
• State Champs, Handguns, Forever Came Calling, Front Porch Step, Heart to Heart, and Brigades - Jammin' Java (Pure Noise Records Tour 2014)
• Tom Papa (comedian) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tom Paxton with the Don Juans (Jon Vezner & Don Henry) - Birchmere
• Wolvhammer, Mortals, and Krieg - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Saturday, 8 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Academy of Ancient Music - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Beatrice Rana (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Calidore String Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Con Bro Chill and Dale & the ZDubs - Jammin' Java (Late show - 9:30 PM)
• Connor Christian & Friends and the Currys - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• CunninLynguists and J-Live - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Delbert McClinton - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Destroying Angel, Dreadlords, Stone Breath, the Walking Ghost, and Ashen Bone - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Presented by Metallomusikum - Occultic, Dark Folk Fest)
• Fitz & the Tantrums and Big Data - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Fuse Ensemble - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Grant-Lee Phillips and Howe Gelb - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• James Vincent McMorrow - Lincoln Theatre
• Jonathan Butler (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kimbra - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lily & Madeline and Shannon Hayden - the Hamilton
• the Mavericks - State Theatre
• Maya Beiser (cello) - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Nels Cline Singers - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Parker Millsap - Gypsy Sally's
• Robyn Hitchcock - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque Tour - Baltimore SoundStage
• Suzanne Westenhoefer - Birchmere
• Waxahatchee - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 9 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Aaron Carter - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Alton Brown - Warner Theatre
• Blue Highway - Gypsy Sally's
• Cold Specks - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Con Bro Chill - Baltimore SoundStage
• Dirty Heads and Rome - 9:30 Club
• Goapele - Birchmere
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Jim Brickman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Johnny Marr - 9:30 Club
• Jonathan Butler (guitar/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Three Great B's -- Bach, Beethoven, and Bartok! - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Mansions on the Moon - the Hamilton
• Rusko - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Suzanne Vega - 6th & I


Monday, 10 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Aaron Carter, Corey Balsamo, and Erica Ashley - Jammin' Java
• American Authors, the Mowglis, and Oh Honey - 9:30 Club (Presented by 2014 Honda Civic Tour)
• Buddy Guy and Quinn Sullivan - Birchmere
• Lake Street Dive - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Rachael Yamagata - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Saintseneca - DC9
• Usher - Verizon Center


Tuesday, 11 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Alvvays and Absolutely Free - DC9
• David Jacobs-Strain - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Declan O'Rourke - Jammin' Java
• Orion Weiss (piano) - Salzburg Marionettes - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)
• Rachael Yamagata (10th Anniversary of Happenstance) - Birchmere
• the Rural Alberta Advantage and July Talk - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Shaggy - Baltimore SoundStage
• Yonder Mountain String Band with Allie Kral on fiddle and Jake Joliff on mandolin, with the Larry Keel Experience - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 12 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Blue October - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Courage My Love - Ottobar (Baltimore) (the Lost Causes Tour)
• Echosmith and Madi Diaz - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Gangstagrass and Megan Jean & the KFB - Gypsy Sally's
• Lake Street Dive - 9:30 Club
• Mint Condition - Howard Theatre
• Nicholas David - the Hamilton
• Years Til Now and the Madd Hatters - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Thursday, 13 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Aaron Behrens & the Midnight Stroll and Ranch Ghost - Rock & Roll Hotel
• BSO: Classical Mystery Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Electric Grandmother, Company Calls, and More AM Than FM - Velvet Lounge
• Electric Youth and Midnight Faces - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hiromi - Howard Theatre
• O'Death and Joe Fletcher - DC9
• Smoke N Mangos - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Stars and Hey Rosetta! - 9:30 Club
• Survivor - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Whitechapel, Upon a Burning Body, and Glass Cloud - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Yann Tiersen - Baltimore SoundStage
• Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band - the Hamilton


Friday, 14 November 2014 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• BSO: Off the Cuff: Shostakovich 5: Notes for Stalin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Czech Philharmonic: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Jin Belohlavek (conductor) - Janacek's Taras Bulba, Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S. 125, Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, "From the New World", Op. 95 - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. and Mini Mansions - 9:30 Club
• David Bromberg Big Band and Honey Child - Birchmere
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Erron "Blind Boy" Paxton - Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation / Archie's Blues Barbershop [4701 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD]
• Forward (ex-Deathside), Long Knife, and Coke Bust - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Hot Rize - the Hamilton
• Jack Wagner - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Lee Ann Womack - Lisner Auditorium
• Mars 4tet with Max Murray, Donato Soveiro, Frank Russo, & Jeff Antoniuk - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Matt Mason - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Mint Condition - Howard Theatre
• Raul Midon - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Sloan - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Texas Chainsaw Horns & Hot Mess Burlesque - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Timeflies (After Hours Tour) and Kap Slap - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Tony Lucca (full band) and Matt Hires - Jammin' Java
• Vinny Vegas, Playground Etiquette, Moniker, and a Worthless Homestead - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Zekiah (CD Release Show), Musket Hawk, Silence the Blind, and Iron Man - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Saturday, 15 November 2014 [link to this day]

• American Festival Pops Orchestra: Lights, Camera, Action! - Music from the Cinema, Television, and Broadway with special guest artist Norma Douglas Zimdahl - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Hunter Hunted, and Junior Prom - 9:30 Club
• Atmosphere, Prof, Dem Atlas, and DJ Fundo - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Birthday Massacre and New Years Day - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Caribou and Jessy Lanza - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Chad Mitchell Trio & Friends: the Farewell Concert - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD] (Presented by WFMA)
• Deceased, Lifetime Sh!tlist, the Day of the Beast, and Metanium - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Frankie Ballard - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Gary Gulman - 6th & I
• Ghost Brothers of Darkland County - Warner Theatre
• Mars 4tet with Max Murray, Donato Soveiro, Frank Russo, & Jeff Antoniuk - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mint Condition - Howard Theatre
• Oleta Adams - Birchmere
• Phil Vassar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• VOCA PEOPLE - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Wanda Jackson - the Hamilton
• the Werks and Zoogma - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 16 November 2014 [link to this day]

• BSO: Rachmaninoff & Shostakovich - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express - the Hamilton
• Danielle de Niese (soprano) with Cameron Stowe (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Eliane Elias - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gazele Twin - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• KINGs - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Mint Condition - Howard Theatre
• Oleta Adams - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sallie Ford and Crooked Fingers - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Susan Werner - Jammin' Java
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere
• TV on the Radio - 9:30 Club


Monday, 17 November 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Ani DiFranco, David Wilcox, and Melissa Ferrick - Lincoln Theatre
• Daley - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• In This Moment, Starset, Twelve Feet Ninja, and 3PillMorning - Fillmore Silver Spring
• John Hiatt (solo) - Birchmere
• Michelle Chamuel - Howard Theatre
• Neil Hamburger - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Wayne Static, Powerman 5000, and American Head Charge - Baltimore SoundStage


Tuesday, 18 November 2014 [link to this day]

• the Barr Brothers - 6th & I
• Crystal Bowersox and Caroline Glaser - Baltimore SoundStage
• Diego El Cigala - Lisner Auditorium
• J. Robbins and Onelinedrawing - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• John Butler Trio - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• John Hiatt (solo) - Birchmere
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 19 November 2014 [link to this day]

• alt-J - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Daniel Lanois and Lonnie Holley - the Hamilton
• Eric Johnson & Mike Stern: Eclectic Guitars - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Greg Brown - Jammin' Java
• John Hiatt (solo) - Birchmere
• Natural Child - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Slipknot, Korn, and King 810 - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• We Were Promised Jetpacks and the Twilight Sad - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 20 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Brian Posehn - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bryan Batt: Batt on a Hot Tin Roof - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Chris Smither & the Motivators - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Graham Colton and Roses & Revolutions - Jammin' Java
• James Cotton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Joe Pino Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Kill the Noise, Botnek, and Two Fresh - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Milton Nascimento - Lisner Auditorium
• Sax and the City featuring Marion Meadows & Paul Taylor - Birchmere
• War - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Wild Feathers, the Apache Relay, and Desert Noises - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM)
• the Wytches - DC9


Friday, 21 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Allah-Las and Tashaki Miyagi - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Augustana - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Brother Joscephus - the Hamilton
• Chris Smither & the Motivators and Rusty Belle - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Frederic Yonnet (harmonica/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Heather Maloney - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Jonathan Richman live featuring Tommy Larkins on drums - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Larry Brown Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Last Waltz Tribute produced by Newmyer Flyer - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• MC Chris, MC Lars, and Spose - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the New Pornographers (featuring A.C. newman, Neko Case, Dan Bejar) and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Oscar Peñas (guitar) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere
• Soundconnection & Rhythm6 - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Twiddle and Threesound - Gypsy Sally's
Yum., the Duskwhales, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE


Saturday, 22 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Allah-Las and Tashaki Miyaki - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Atlas Road Crew - Gypsy Sally's
• Blonde Redhead - Howard Theatre
• BSO: Bernstein & Beethoven - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Chris Smither & the Motivators and Rusty Belle - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Dean Ween Group - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dillon Francis - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Frederic Yonnet (harmonica/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hailu Mergia and Low Mentality - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Inspecter 7, the Scotch Bonnets, and the Evokatones - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Larry Brown Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Last Waltz Tribute: Bob Margolin, Julia Nixon, Big Joe Maher, Tom Principato, Ruthie Logsdon, Mike Clem, Margot MacDonald - the Hamilton
• Mudcat - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the New Pornographers (featuring A.C. newman, Neko Case, Dan Bejar) and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere
• Taylor Williamson of America's Got Talent - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)


Sunday, 23 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) and the Mutter Virtuosi - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Catriona Sturton - Boneyard Studios [21 Evarts St NE, WDC] (Tiny House Concert)
• Guitar Passions: Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan, & Romero Lubambo - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Janis Ian - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mouths of Babes - Jammin' Java
• Mythbusters - Behind the Myths - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 3 PM & 7 PM)
• Pat Metheny Unity Group with Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams, Giulio Carmassi - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Raven, Night Demon, October 31, and DJ El Supremo - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds and the Pimps of Joytime - the Hamilton
• the Smoker's Club featuring Method Man & Redman - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, and Ranger Doug Green - Birchmere
• Wildcat! Wildcat! - DC9
• Wyatt Cenak - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Monday, 24 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Chrisette Michele - Birchmere
• Exodus - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Ryan Bingham (solo acoustic) - the Hamilton


Tuesday, 25 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Bob Dylan - DAR Constitution Hall
• Chrisette Michele - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Leyla McCalla - the Hamilton
• Mike Doughty (Question Jar Show) - featuring Andrew "Scrap" Livingston - Jammin' Java
• St. Lucia (The Night Comes Around Again Tour), the Knocks, and HAERTS - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Susana Baca - Howard Theatre


Wednesday, 26 November 2014 [link to this day]

• the Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks Extravaganza! - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Clockwork Indigo (Flatbush Zombies & the Underachievers) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• College - DC9
• Schroeder & the Brillo Pads - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Friday, 28 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Ashanti (album release concert) and GoGo Morrow - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 8/1/14 - Early show: 8 PM)
• Bella Gaia / Beautiful Earth - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Dismemberment Plan - 9:30 Club
• Grainger with Pockets featuring special gueest Meritxell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Joe Bonamassa - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Nighthawks and Skip Castro Band - State Theatre
• Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Poor Man's Copyright - Jammin' Java
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads Tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 29 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Black Veil Brides and Falling In Reverse - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Crack the Sky and Hectic Red - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Excentrics (Reunion) - Jammin' Java
• Interpol and Hundred Waters - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Joe Bonamassa - DAR Constitution Hall
• Lightwire Theater - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• Polaris and Sr. - Baltimore SoundStage
• Seraphic Fire Christmas: Carols by Candlelight - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Stephen Kellogg - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Sunday, 30 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• George Winston (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Interpol and Hundred Waters - 9:30 Club
• the Project - Jammin' Java (@JamminJavaMei's Local Scene)
• Relient K (Mmhmm 10th Anniversary Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring


Monday, 1 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Death From Above 1979 and Biblical - 9:30 Club
• Mean Jeans, Kepi Ghoulie Electric, and Passing Phases - Comet Ping Pong


Tuesday, 2 December 2014 [link to this day]

• the 1975 - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Chuck Ragan - Gypsy Sally's


Wednesday, 3 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Chuck Ragan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Death To All (Bobby Koelble, Sean Reinert, Steve DiGiorgio, Max Phelps), Obituary, Massacre, Rivers of Nihil, Untimely Demise, and March To Victory - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Devin Townsend Project, Animals as Leaders, and Monuments - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers with Cory Henry (of Snarky Puppy) - the Hamilton


Thursday, 4 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Amy Ray - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Black Keys and St. Vincent - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Civil Twilight - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Diana Krall - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Herman's Hermits staring Peter Noone - Birchmere
• Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood - 9:30 Club
• Toby Lightman - Jammin' Java


Friday, 5 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Dar Williams (honoring the 20th anniversary of the Honesty Room) - Birchmere
• Dweller in the Valley, Death Shroud, Archael, Ravn, and Athame - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Luke Brindley & Friends and Owen Danoff - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java's 13th Anniversary Party)
• Over the Rhine - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner, and Elke Baker - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]


Saturday, 6 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Adrian Belew (from King Crimson) Power Trio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• BSO: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dar Williams (honoring the 20th anniversary of the Honesty Room) - Birchmere
• Hoots & Hellmouth - Gypsy Sally's
• the Kennedys and the Nields - Jammin' Java (Dynamic Duos)
• Unmutual Radio Fest - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Sunday, 7 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Lagwagon, Swingin' Utters, and This Legend - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Motown & More: A Holiday Celebration - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Pitches Be Crazy, Handsome Reward, Impitched, and Kaila Mullady - Jammin' Java (Matinee Holiday Aca-Extravaganza)
• Robert Glasper Experiment - Birchmere
• Steve Gellman (Songs of Winter's Cheer album release) - Jammin' Java
• Steven Isserlis (cello) with Connie Shih (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]


Monday, 8 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• A Peter White Christmas featuring Peter White, Mindi Abair, and Rick Braun - Birchmere
• Soul Search, Forced Order, Skinfather, Fury, and Queensway - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 9 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville - Birchmere
• Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra - Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Marshall Tucker Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 10 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville - Birchmere
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra - Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hot Tuna - 6th & I
• Natalie Merchant - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 7/13/14)
• Peter White's Christmas featuring Mindi Abair & Rick Braun - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Susan Jones Klezmer Ensemble - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 11 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Attila, Crown the Empire, Like Moths To Flames, and Sworn In - Baltimore SoundStage
• BSO: Holly Jolly Pops - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cheryl Wheeler & Patty Larkin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Piano Guys - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tab Benoir with Tommy Castro & Samantha Fish - Birchmere (Whiskey Stone Tour 2014)


Friday, 12 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Holiday Celebration with The 5 Browns - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Maggie's Music presents Celtic Christmas on the West River with Maggie Sansone, Andrea Hoag, Sharon Knowles, & Pat Egan - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Paula Poundstone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Temptations & the Four Tops - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Will Downing - Howard Theatre
• Willie Nile (full band) - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 13 December 2014 [link to this day]

• American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Dublin 5 and Seamus Kennedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ellis Paul - 6th & I
• Gwar, Corrosion of Conformity, and American Sharks - Baltimore SoundStage
• Judy Collins - Birchmere
• Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Will Downing - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 14 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Dopapod - Jammin' Java
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Jon McLaughlin (Christmas Tour) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• National Chamber Ensemble: Annual Holiday Concert - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Sweet Honey in the Rock - Birchmere
What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow - Curtis 20/21 Ensemble - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)


Monday, 15 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Aimee Mann's Christmas Show with Aimee Mann & Ted Leo - Birchmere
• Every Time I Die and the Ghost Inside - Baltimore SoundStage
• Jon McLaughlin Christmas Tour (full band) - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 16 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Aimee Mann's Christmas Show with Aimee Mann & Ted Leo - Birchmere
• Flosstradamus - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)


Wednesday, 17 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party) - Birchmere
• Pieces of a Dream - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Robyn Helzner Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Trans-Siberian Orchestra (The Christmas Attic) - Verizon Center
• Yelawolf, Rittz, Big Henry, and DJ Klever - Empire (formerly Jaxx)


Thursday, 18 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Carbon Leaf - Birchmere
• Demonic Christ, Hellgoat, Vimur, and Haethen - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Satan's Unholy Abomination Pre-Fest Show)
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Friday, 19 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Commander Cody: Honky Tonk Holiday Show! - Birchmere
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chase Rice (Ignite the Night Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• a John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage
• Peabo Bryson: the Colors of Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center)
Satan's Unholy Abomination Fest 3: Muert, Nyogthaeblisz, Hellvetron, Nuclear Hammer, Holocaust, Neldoreth, Sacrificial Massacre - Schizophrenia Hall [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, 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.)


Saturday, 20 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows: all-ages matinee and 21+ evening show)
• Emmure, the Acacia Strain, Stray From the Path, Fit for a King, and Kublai Khan - Baltimore SoundStage
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere
Satan's Unholy Abomination Fest 3: Kult ov Azazel, Black Witchery, Blood Storm, Hiborym, Abazagorath, Nexul, Vesterian, Lucifuge Rofacale, Inverted Trifixon, Dominium, Hellfire Deathcult - Schizophrenia Hall [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, 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.)
• Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]


Sunday, 21 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Debi Smith & the National Men's Chorus: If I Were an Angel Holiday Concert - Birchmere
• 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)
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA] (4 PM Show)


Monday, 22 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• a John Waters Christmas - Birchmere
• Todd Wright's 12th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 23 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Todd Wright's 12th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java


Friday, 26 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 27 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Gogol Bordello - 9:30 Club
• Kindred the Family Soul - Baltimore SoundStage
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Birchmere


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
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Rebirth Brass Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 29 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere


Tuesday, 30 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 31 December 2014 [link to this day]

• the Seldom Scene, Bumper Jacksons, and the Hello Strangers - Birchmere


Friday, 2 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Chante Moore - Howard Theatre
• Rik Emmett - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 3 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Beethoven's 9th - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Hal Ketchum - Birchmere


Sunday, 4 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Mark Russell - Birchmere
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Monday, 5 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Dark Tranquillity - Empire (formerly Jaxx)


Friday, 9 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Louis Weeks - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• the Ying Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 10 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM - Rescheduled from 1/24/15)
• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Surprise Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere


Sunday, 11 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Wednesday, 14 January 2015 [link to this day]

• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 15 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Jon B. - Howard Theatre


Friday, 16 January 2015 [link to this day]

Gil Shaham (violin) - complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• the Soul Serenaders featuring Billy Price & Tommy Lepson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 17 January 2015 [link to this day]

Janus Fest (2-piece fest): Ashen Bone, Curse, Darsombra, Drone Theory, Exponentials (reunion), Headwounds, Iron Gavel, Lazlo Lee, Putrid Servant, Rukut, Tyrant's Hand - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Sunday, 18 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Gidon Kremer (violin) with Daniil Trifonov (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Step Afrika - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Wednesday, 21 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Thursday, 22 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: An Evening with Jason Alexander - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jennifer Koh (violin): Bach & Beyond Part III - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 23 January 2015 [link to this day]

• 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)
• Junior Brown - Birchmere


Saturday, 24 January 2015 [link to this day]

Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM) Moved to 1/10/15
• 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]
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 25 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)


Wednesday, 28 January 2015 [link to this day]

• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 29 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Tiempo Libre - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Vadim Neselovskyi (jazz piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 30 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Smithereens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Zap Mama & Antibalas - Lisner Auditorium


Saturday, 31 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Mahler's 3rd Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• State Symphony Orchestra of México - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]


Wednesday, 4 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Jason Isbell and Damien Jurado - Lincoln Theatre
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)


Friday, 6 February 2015 [link to this day]

• the Montrose Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Savion Glover's STePz - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 7 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie (the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Marianna Prjevalskaya (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• 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)
• National Philharmonic: 10th Anniversary Concert - Beethoven's Ninth - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Todd Ellison and Friends: the Romance of Broadway - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]


Wednesday, 11 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 12 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: All Bach - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Spektral Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 13 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Bach Family - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eric Benet - Birchmere
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 14 February 2015 [link to this day]

• John Pizzarelli & Jane Monheit - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Thrill of Tchaikovsky - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Sunday, 15 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Jerusalem Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Stephanie Mills - Howard Theatre


Monday, 16 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 17 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Tab Benoit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 18 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Edwin McCain - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 19 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Patti Austin Sings Ella & the Duke - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Caitlin Caney - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]


Friday, 20 February 2015 [link to this day]

• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 21 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Face the Music: Jenny Undercofler, director - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• 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)


Sunday, 22 February 2015 [link to this day]

• 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)


Monday, 23 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Renée Fleming (soprano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Wednesday, 25 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Tango Buenos Aires: Song of Eva Perón - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 26 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Jenny Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• Neil deGrasse Tyson - DAR Constitution Hall


Friday, 27 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• Tim Whalen Quintet: Music of Bud Powell - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 28 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: the Firebird Suite - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 1 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra with Simone Dinnerstein (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Monday, 2 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Maroon 5 - Verizon Center
• Mike + the Mechanics - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 4 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Chieftains - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 5 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Altan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 6 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Altan - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 7 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Shakespeare in Love & Simon Trpceski - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jon Langford (of the Mekons, Waco Brothers, & Pine Valley Cosmonauts) - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• 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]


Wednesday, 11 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Mark Meadows (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 12 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Mozart's Great Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Steven Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)


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)
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Three Bs for the Three Greats - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)


Sunday, 15 March 2015 [link to this day]

András Schiff (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• 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]


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)
• Zakir Hussain (tabla) - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)


Thursday, 19 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Trio con Brio Copenhagen - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 20 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Enter the Haggis - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Oak Ridge Boys - Birchmere
• Tom Rush - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 21 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Brooklyn Rider - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)


Sunday, 22 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Haydn and Ravel - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 25 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Mark Meadows (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 26 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Singin' in the Rain - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 27 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Audra McDonald - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cantus - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Matt Haimowitz (cello): Bach Listening Room - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)


Saturday, 28 March 2015 [link to this day]

• 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]
• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 29 March 2015 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 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]

• Raphael Severe (clarinet), Paul Huang (violin), Paul Montag (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)


Tuesday, 31 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Joshua Bell (violin) and Sam Haywood (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Wednesday, 1 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Stephen Hough (piano) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - presented by WPAS)


Friday, 3 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 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)


Tuesday, 7 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 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]

• Marian McLaughlin (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 9 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Jane Monheit - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Miranda Cuckson (violin) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 10 April 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Off the Cuff: Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Jane Monheit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Poulenc Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 11 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Damaged City Fest - TBA
• National Philharmonic: Bach's St. John Passion - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Shaolin Warriors - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)


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)
• Todd Ellison and Friends: Classic Broadway - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA] (4 PM Show)


Wednesday, 15 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Engelbert Humperdinck - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 16 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Israeli Chamber Project - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Peter Mulvey - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]


Friday, 17 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Eileen Ivers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Roseanne Cash: the River & the Thread - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 18 April 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Pictures at an Exhibition - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Hot Sardines - 6th & I


Sunday, 19 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Richard Goode (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]


Wednesday, 22 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 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]
• Sybarite5 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 25 April 2015 [link to this day]

• BoDeans - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 9/24/14)
• Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Ute Lemper - Forever: the Love Poems of Pablo Neruda - 6th & I


Sunday, 26 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 1 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 28th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• 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)
• 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)


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 Mexicl - 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]


Wednesday, 13 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 16 May 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Debussy & Don Juan - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Kayhan Kalhor - 6th & I


Thursday, 21 May 2015 [link to this day]

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, 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, 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)


Thursday, 28 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 30 May 2015 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Fauré's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 6 June 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Beethoven's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)


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)


Wednesday, 17 June 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 25 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 6 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer - Jiffy Lube Live