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Friday, 29 May 2015 [link to this day]

• A. R. Rahman - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Anti-Social Collective, the Prahns, and Flow State - Velvet Lounge
• Art Sherrod Jr. featuring Ann Nesby - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Barrington Levy (album release show) - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Bonerama and Mike Zito - the Hamilton
• Brent & Co - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Brit Floyd: Space & Time World Tour 2015 - Warner Theatre
• Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (debut album 10th anniversary tour) and Teen Men - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Continental (ex-Dropkick Murphys) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, and Hemlines - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church (Benefit for Homeless Youth)
• Dave Wilson Trio - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Dustin Lynch and Logan Mize - Power Plant Live [34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• Ghost Key, Church Tongue, Poured Out, Wither, and Ann Perkins (band) - Immanuel's Church [16819 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (the Koi Room)
• the Hartford Pussies (album release show), Qualms, Denzell, and Buster - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
Herndon Festival: Love Canon; Ocho de Bastos; Scarborough Fair (Simon & Garfunkel tribute) - Herndon Festival [Lynn St & Station St, Herndon, VA]
• the Highballers - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Honey Island Swamp Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Hudson Mohawke - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• In Your Memory, Uno Mas, End Year, and Fermi's Paradox - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Ivan & Alyosha - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Jack Garratt and Aero Flynn - DC9
• Jonatha Brooke - Birchmere
• Juanita Williams - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• the Kennedys (Triple CD Release show) - Jammin' Java
• Kingpen Slim, Devin White, Nino Swagg, Styme, Broklyn Beanz, Ward 4 Society, Wanovus, hosted by Uncle Yank - Fillmore Silver Spring
Ladyfest Baltimore 2015: Wildhoney, Sick Fix, Trnsgndr VHS, Degenerettes, Canker Blossom, DJ Hysteria, DJ Q - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Lifters - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Lisa Lampanelli - Lincoln Theatre
• Mark Nadler - AMP
• Meridian and Pinch Hitter - Hole in the Sky [2110 5th St NE, WDC]
• People's Champs - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• the Planes, EastWestHwy, Johnny Rocket, and Harmonic Blue - Club Heaven and Hell [2327 18th St NW, WDC]
• Projected Man, Bunny Man Bridge, and Three Man Soul Machine - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Purity Ring, Braids, and Born Gold - 9:30 Club (Two shows - 6 PM & 10 PM) - sold out
• Robert Priore and Trent D. Williams Jr. - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Slanted Sound (CD release), Awthentik & Laelo, Little Bird, Noah Pierre, and Never Ending Fall - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Striking Matches & the Secret Sisters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tendrills, Lucas Rambo, and Daikondaikon - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Tone, Wolf Blood, Feritas, and Aurelian - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tweet and Orlando Dixon - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
• Under the Covers - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Whenskiesaregray (record release), Octaves, Young & Heartless, and Fine Fine - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Saturday, 30 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 12th Planet, Loudpvck, and Kove - 9:30 Club
• 1349, NecroPhagia, Vattnet Viskar, Black Anvil, Suffer No Guilt, Bound by the Grave, Area 52, Vermord, and Tyrant's Hand - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• 1519, Don Zientara, and Hollertown - Velvet Lounge
• Akris, Grethor, Cladonia Rangeferina, Archael, and Death Penalty - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Art Sherrod Jr. featuring Ann Nesby - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Backyard Band featuring Big J & the Junkyard Band - Howard Theatre
• Better Off Dead and Black Muddy River Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Brnda, Daddy Issues, the Pretty Greens, and Cool People - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Cravin' Dogs - AMP
• Cruzie Beaux, DJ Ayes Cold, Me & Karen, and Chomp Chomp - DC9
• Daddy Issues and the Pretty Greens - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (3:30 PM Show)
• Drew Gibson and Flo Anito - IOTA Club & Café
• Fresh Hots, Shining Blade Theory, PHZ-Sticks & Red Room, Tara Trinity Project, Gully Waters, and Yo No Say - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
Herndon Festival: Teaze; Green River Ordinance, Hot Day at the Zoo, Gedeon Luke & the People, Emily Hearn, Clones of Clones, Wyland, Traveling Broke & Out of Garass, Round About, Lovebettie, the Generics; ; the Afro Nick, Wordsmith, Casey Buckley, Traveling Broke & Out of Gas, Crys Matthews, Daniel Champagne, Starbelly, Hard Wsimmin' Fish - Herndon Festival [Lynn St & Station St, Herndon, VA]
King Giant (CD release show), Sixty Watt Shaman, and Foghound - Empire (formerly Jaxx) New venue TBA
• Kool & the Gang and Chaka Khan - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Kysmet, Goliath Rex, and Alluvion - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
Ladyfest Baltimore 2015: Blacksage, Wing Dam, Black Abba, Ursula, Boy Spit, St. Ripper, Moor Mother Goddess, Well Paid Scientist (Dead Kennedys tribute), Post Pink, Ides, DJ Kate Boss - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
Ladyfest Baltimore 2015: Jana Hunter, Rye Rye, Sneaks, Asylum, Nox, Trophy Knife, Ladyfest DJ - the YNot Lot [W North & N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• LoCash Cowboys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• McLean High School Big Band and Longfellow Middle School Big Band - Jammin' Java (1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Miss Tess & the Talkbacks and Letitia VanSant & the Bonafides - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• National Philharmonic: Fauré's Requiem - Strathmore (Music Center)
• NSO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Quitty & the Don'ts, the Fuss, DJ Rob J, and Mojo Go-GO - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame presents "The Playoff": Detached Retina, Eleven, Class Action, the Vonabees, the Bridge, Gartner in the Cloud - Gypsy Sally's (Noon show)
• Rush - Jiffy Lube Live
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Slim Cessna's Auto Club and Snakes - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Sunbathers, Sealab, Strange Attractor, Goat, and Apple Thesis - Rock & Roll Hotel
• SuperSwank, Meatbot, and Spot - O'Shaughnessy's Pub [1324 King St, Old Town Alexandria, VA]
Sweetlife Festival: Kendrick Lamar, Pixies, Billy Idol, Bleachers, Tove Lo, Lucius, Allen Stone, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, SZA, Misterwives, Sinkane, Life of Dillon, the BOTS, the Walking Sticks - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Daily Lineups TBA)
• Tacha Coleman Parr - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Underdog Champs, Timberbrooke, the Sleepover, and Fake Bodies - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• the VIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Walter Beasley - Birchmere
• YDI, Sick Fix, Birth (Defects), Maloso, and Queensway - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• Zero Mercury, Gravity Lens, and Pharmacy Prophets - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)


Sunday, 31 May 2015 [link to this day]

• the Baltimore Battle of the Bands - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM Show)
• Cricket - Galaxy Hut
• Daddy Issues, the Pretty Greens, Moist, and the Emmies - NASA Space Observatory [DIY Space] (3 PM Matinee Show)
• David Torn (guitar) solo - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• the Fabulous Hubcaps - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Feria de Seville - Strathmore (Outdoors - noon)
• George Thorogood & Brian Setzer - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Rockabilly Riot Tour 2015)
• Haitus Kaiyote and Kandace Springs - Baltimore SoundStage
Herndon Festival: Gaelic Storm, Donna the Buffalo; Naked Blue, Shane Gamble, Ted Garber, Pat McGee, the Smallwood Trio; ; Janine Wilson, the Sweater Set, ilyAIMY, Shane Gamble, Gary Smallwood, Emma Bailey - Herndon Festival [Lynn St & Station St, Herndon, VA]
• Jakubi and Threesound - DC9
• Janelle Gill - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Jonatha Brooke - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• KINGs - Jammin' Java (1 PM Matinee Show)
• Los Cafres - Howard Theatre
• Model Train Wreck, Banned Class, Mass Systematic Dysfunction, and Personal Crisis - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• the Phillips Camerata - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (4 PM)
• Pixies and Mynabirds - 9:30 Club
• ROAMfest - Birchmere
• the Sea Life, Swings, All People, and Pope - Black Cat (Backstage - DCDIT/Chimes Records (DC)/Community Records (NOLA) showcase)
• Seinabo Sey - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Slim Cessna's Auto Club - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• StereoRiots, Auto Da-Fé, Textbook Fascist, and Pedestrian Struck - Velvet Lounge
Sweetlife Festival: Calvin Harris, the Weekend, Banks, Charli XCX, Phantogram, Marina & the Diamonds, Vance Joy, Vic Mensa, Raury, San Fermin, Wet, Goldlink, Sun Club, Holychild, Bishop Nehru - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Daily Lineups TBA)
• the Tallest Man on Earth, Madisen Ward, and the Mama Bear - Lincoln Theatre - sold out


Monday, 1 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Anna Nalick and Christina Holmes - Jammin' Java
• Catfish & the Bottlemen - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM) - sold out
• Cemetery - Galaxy Hut
• Chappo and Voodoo Pharmacology - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Dan Mangan + Blacksmith - DC9
• David Torn - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Joe Ely - Birchmere
• Obsessives, Hat & Some Shades, Big Moth, and Princess Reason - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Other Lives and Riothorse Royale - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Red Paintings - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Sepultura (30th Anniversary Tour), Destruction, Arsis, the Last 10 Seconds of Life, and Starkill - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Tallest Man on Earth, Madisen Ward, and the Mama Bear - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Vinx - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Woodrow Wilson High School Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and The Wilson Singers - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 2 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Cold Beat, Olivia Neutron-John, and Sneaks - Comet Ping Pong
• Dreamers, Gringo Starr, and Shantih Shantih - DC9
• Fever, Bleeth, Haochi, LoLa, Echo Hey Hello, and Drone Theory - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Fix - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• James Madison High School Jazz Band - Jammin' Java
• Joel Rafael - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Marc Broussard - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Sadistic Ritual, Dernier Combat, Javla, Condemn the Infected, and Narrow Grave - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Samantha Fish & Andy Poxon - Birchmere
• To Live & Shave in LA, Holly Hunt, Bryan Edward Collins, and Darsombra - the Bank [Baltimore, MD]
• Victor Provost - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Woggles and Jake Starr & the Delicious Fullness - Black Cat (Backstage)


Wednesday, 3 June 2015 [link to this day]

• the Body, Trepaneringsritualen, Aderlating/Slavernij, IRM, and Sutekh Hexen - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Apex Fest VI)
• Cognitive, Condemn the Infected, Bound to the Grave, Existentium, Bestial Evil, and Vitality - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• David Torn ("Only Sky" solo concert) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Creative Differences)
• the Early November, Lydia, and Restorations - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Glen David Andrews - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Holly Herndon and Ro - DC9
• House Olympics, Brother Gruesome, Body Thief, Polyon, and Cape Farewell - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• Hutch & Kathy (of the Thermals) and Baby Bry Bry (solo) - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Jedi Mind Tricks - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Jucifer, Asthma Castle, and Corpse Light - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Levine Music's Voice Department students - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Marc Broussard and Andy Suzuki & the Method - Birchmere
• the Nighthawks and Nate Ihara - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)
• Ramblin' Jack Elliott - AMP
• Rusted Root and Adam Ezra Group - 9:30 Club
• Twiztid, Kung Fu Vampires, Davey Suicide, Damn Dirty Apes, and Kissing Candice - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Veronneau - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Wayfarer and Genevieve - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD] (Free!)
• Whenskiesaregray, You'll Live, Eyelet, Slowdeath, and Mickey & Mallory - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Thursday, 4 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Bells & Hunters, Hank & Cupcakes, and Uptown Boys Choir - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Cimorelli - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Clydes on Fire - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Cold Beat (members of Grass Widow), Romantic States, Outer Spaces, and Boy Spit - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Community Center - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• the Decemberists and Father John Misty - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• the Devils Cut and JJ Damage & the Bandits - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Fellowcraft, the Lucky So & So's, and Mélange à Garage - Velvet Lounge
• Great Good Fine OK - DC9
• Jessica Stiles - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Kate Tempest - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lil Dickey and ProbCause - 9:30 Club
• Lisa Loeb - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Michael Franti & Spearhead and See-I - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Olivia Chaney - Jammin' Java
• Pebble to Pearl - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Puma Ptah (album release) and DJ Butty Bookman - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Soldiers' Chorus of the United States Army Field Band - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Somerton - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Spoonboy (final show), Nana Grizol, and Art Sorority for Girls - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Time Is Fire, Dark Dissolve, Calm the Waters, the Vico Cycle, and Broke Royals - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Friday, 5 June 2015 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the 9 Singer-Songwriter Series - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Affasia, the Osedax, Lord, and We Are the Empty - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Andrew W.K. (solo), Dope Body, and James Nasty - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Adams' Birthday Party) - sold out
• the B-52s and Berlin - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Beanstalk Library, Lost Gloves, and Spirit Plots - IOTA Club & Café
• Billy Walton Band - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Black Tusk, Fortress, Rabid Assassin, More to Monroe, and Crooked Hills - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Blatant 80s - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Calexico and Gaby Moreno - 9:30 Club (Late show - 9:30 PM)
Capital Jazz Fest Day 1: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: Kongos, Herr Metal, Dr. Fu; Shock Top Rock Stage: Against Grace, City Rain, Cosby, At That Moment; Wegmans Uncorked: Buffalo 40, Shane Owen Band - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Dial 251 for Jazz with Steve Washington - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Earthling, the Reasons Were Legion, and Encasing Embrace - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon, Reed Appleseed, and JaggerMouth - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Hot Chip and Sinkane - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• J. Roddy Walston & the Business and Avers - Power Plant Live [34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• Jesse Marchant and Lucy Dacus - DC9
• Josh Garrels - McLean Bible Church [8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA]
• Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Kidz Bop: Make Some Noise Tour - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Lenny Robinson & Friends - Westminster Presbyterian Church [400 I St. SW, WDC] (DC Jazzfest Preview Night)
• Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, and Ballyhoo! - Baltimore SoundStage
• Lines & Lies (album release show), Lady Pills, Makeshift Shelters, and Soundtrack To Sleep - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• Luke Brindley (album release show) and Daniel Champagne - Jammin' Java
• Nils Lofgren - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra - Birchmere
• PRS Guitars 30th Anniversary Concert & Celebration - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Queensway, Ends Meet, Warrior Prince, Hallow Breath, guttersnipe, and Bereave - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Raul Midón - AMP
• Refused, Puff Pieces, and Creepoid - Rock & Roll Hotel - sold out
• the Rememberables, Teen Death, Dirt City, and Collider - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Sara Curtin Band and Stranger in the Alps - Casa Fulano [1654 Irving St NW, WDC]
Scape Scape - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Smithereens - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
• SpeakeasyDC's Out/Spoken: Queer, Questioning, Bold, and Proud - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM)
• the SteelDrivers - the Hamilton
Strange Adventures Music & Arts Festival: Skeleton Baby, Useless Grant, Djembe Jones, Foster Carrots, Aerial View, Naomi Rose Weintraub, Luke Keener, Dissonance, Selfish Sunday, Knuckleberry Finn, Bucky's Fatal Mistake, Sam Dembling, Night Kitchen, Mountain Jew, Mondo Caveman - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD] (3 PM Afternoon Show)
• Technicians, Two Dragons & a Cheetah, Honest Haloway, and Color Palette - Velvet Lounge
Trina & Backyard Band - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM) Moved to 6/12/15
• Witch Coast, Littlefoot, Midriffs, and Teen Liver - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]


Saturday, 6 June 2015 [link to this day]

• 10cm and Okdal - Lisner Auditorium
• Arthur Loves Plastic, Blk w/ Bear, the School of New York, Praxis Cat, and Flamers - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Sonic Circuits Presents Queering Sound)
• Baltimore Spring Jam - Baltimore SoundStage
• Beta Play and the Tragic Thrills - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)
• Big Bang Baby - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Bleed the Dream, Megosh, Fatally Yours, and Pages & Poets - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Boat Burning: Music for 70 Guitars - School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens [2425 N St NW, WDC] (A Benefit concert for music in DC public schools)
• BSO: Beethoven's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO: Music Box - All Around the Globe - Strathmore (Music Center - 10 AM & 11:30 AM)
Capital Jazz Fest Day 2: Boney James, Roy Ayers, Patti Austin, Earl Klugh, Najee, Harvey Mason, "Catch A Rising Star" Showcase featuring Carol Riddick, George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Chrisette Michele, Ruben Studdard, Deborah Cox, Rahsaan Patterson - Merriweather Post Pavilion (10 AM doors)
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: Three Doors Down, Bush; Cox Rocks! Stage: Thunderstruck, Chute, June Divided, Warden, Sub-Radio Standard, Brighter the Moon, This the Rescue; Shock Top Rock Stage: Chasing Eden, Beyond the Broken, His Dream of Lions, Bear With Me, Swell Daze, Spaceship Days, Skyward; Wegmans Uncorked: Blue Meadow, Kevin Olsen, Jason Masi, Mammoth Indigo, Ted Garber, Jason Brown, the Nitehawks Swing - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
• Chris Hardwick - 9:30 Club (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM) - sold out
• the Creators of SERIAL: Sarah Koenig & Julie Snyder - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Cruisr and Suburban Living - DC9
• Dawes - Warner Theatre
DC Jazzfest: Allyn Johnson Trio, Herman Burney, Trio ESP 2015, David Schulman & Quiet Life Motel, Herman Burney Trio featuring Jazzin' at Sitar Students, and film: Oxygen for the Ears - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (noon)
• the Escape Artist, Body Thief, Knuckleberry Finn, and Useless Grant ft. Djembe Jones - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Gottaswing - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Integrity Reeves - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Josh Harty - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Kevin Hart - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena) (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Sam Hunt, Cam, Logan Mize, Mo Pitney, and Sam Grow - Jiffy Lube Live (WMZQFest)
• Lindsay Buckingham Palace and Chris Swallow - IOTA Club & Café
• Moving the Earth Fest III - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Nils Lofgren - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Prinze George, Styles & Complete, and DJ Lightwaves & the Lothario - Howard Theatre (Firefly Kickoff Party)
• Raul Midón - AMP
Scape Scape - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Seldom Scene and Shannon Whitworth & Barrett Smith - Birchmere
• Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute) and HmfO (Hall & Oates tribute) - the Hamilton
• Stooges Brass Band and Black Masala - Artisphere (Ballroom)
• Tame Impala and Kuroma - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Willie Nile (full band) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Wire and Julian Lynch - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Sunday, 7 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Algiers - Black Cat (Backstage)
Capital Jazz Fest Day 3: Kenny G, Jonathan Butler, Michael McDonald, Naturally 7, Nick Colionne, Jos& James, "Catch A Rising Star" Showcase featuring James Lloyd, Eric Benét, Meshell Ndegeocello, Morris Day & the Time, Johnny Gill, Amel Larrieux - Merriweather Post Pavilion (10 AM doors)
Celebrate Fairfax Festival: the Amish Outlaws; Cox Rocks! Stage: Quite Fire Soul Show, Shade Parade, Celeste Kellogg Band, Shane Gamble Band; ; Shock Top Rock Stage: Practically Einstein, Falling Hollywood, Save the Arcadian, the Muddy Crows; The Garden: Delta SOn, Scott Kurt & Memphis 59, the Company Stores; Wegmans Uncorked: Aaron Gallagher, Shane Gamble acoustic, Kat Mills, West Springfield Guitar Combo - Celebrate Fairfax Festival [12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA]
DC Jazzfest: Eric Byrd Trio, Paul Carr Quartet, Mark G. Meadows & Somethin' Good, Shacara Rogers Quartet, Herman Burney, the Charles Rahmat Woods Quartet, Susan Priester (storyteller), Halley Shoenberg Jazz Quartet, film: Oxygen for the Ears - the Phillips Collection, Music Room [1600 21st St NW] (noon)
• Eternal Summers, Greenland, and Governess - Comet Ping Pong
• the Fairfax Wind Symphony presents A Salute to the Cappies - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Geto Boys - Howard Theatre
• Holdfast, Insubordination, the Scotch Bonnets, and Thirteen Towers - Velvet Lounge
• Holly Miranda - IOTA Club & Café
• Isenmor, Sekengard, and Gorebore - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Kevin Fowler - Birchmere (in the Flex Stage)
• Lez Zeppelin performing The Song Remains the Same MSG concerts (July 1973) in its entirety - the Hamilton
• the Lost Civilizations experimental music project, the Holy Circle, and Praxis Cat - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Magic Giant and City of the Sun - DC9
• Mos Generator, Wounded Giant, Borracho, and Wasted Theory - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Old Lines and Soothsayer - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Ottmar Liebert - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paper Trail, Society Sucker, Detain, Ten Ton Hammer, Iron Price, and A Life of Torment - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Rollex Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Scape Scape - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Snakefeast, Rhin, Passage Between, and Musket Hawk - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Vaccines and Little May - 9:30 Club
• Warner Williams - Mansion on O St [2020 O St NW, WDC]
• Wolf Trap's 26th Annual Louisiana Swamp Romp with Allen Toussaint and more - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Monday, 8 June 2015 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Hysterese and the Rememberables - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the JoGo Project - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Juliana Fanning, Brian Fritzy, and Jordan Sherman - IOTA Club & Café
• Nils Lofgren (acoustic) - Birchmere
• Nothing, Merchandise, and Cloakroom - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Ringo Deathstarr, Morels, Stars & the Sea, and My Friday Anthem - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• SBTRKT - 9:30 Club
• White Lung, Obliterations, and Big Mouth - DC9


Tuesday, 9 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Chronixx and the Zincfence Redemption - Fillmore Silver Spring
• DMA's - DC9
• Ed Schrader's Music Beat - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Florence + the Machine and Empress Of - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• the Front Bottoms and LVL UP - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Jessica Hernandea & the Deltas, Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale, and Robert "Fireball" Mitchell - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Mago de Oz - Howard Theatre
• Michael Allman Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mono and Holly Hunt - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Nils Lofgren (acoustic) - Birchmere
• Paul Weller - 9:30 Club
• Rep Ya Hood: the Untold Stories of DC Neighborhoods (finals) - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Somebody's Darling - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Tower Green - New Deal Cafe [113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• Wildhoney, the Spook School, Mercury Girls, and Expert Alterations - Comet Ping Pong


Wednesday, 10 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Adam Torres, the Creature People, Poppy Patica, and the UVF Rays - Lilly Trotter Tea Lounge [143 T St NW, WDC]
• Andy Bopp featuring Warren Boes, Dave Hadley, Ken Moser, Nick Bertling with guest Your Imaginary Friend - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Business, the Attack, the Oldham Boys, and the Assless Chaps - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
DC Jazzfest: Braxton Cook Quartet - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Flume - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Franco de Vita - "Vuelve en 1ra Fila" - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Hurray for the Riff Raff and Juan Wauters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Scofield Uberjam Band featuring Andy Hess, Avi Bortnick, and Tony Mason - the Hamilton (DC Jazzfest)
• the Manhattan Transfer - Birchmere
• Mumford & Sons and the Maccabees - Merriweather Post Pavilion - sold out
• New Kids on the Block, TLC, and Nelly - Verizon Center
• Northern Faces, Let It Happen, and No Blitz - Jammin' Java
• Rhye and Haerts - 6th & I
• Rochelle Rice (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Royal Blood and Mini Mansions - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Strathmore Children's Chorus Spring Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Sweet Lu Olutosin - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Tylor the Creator and Taco - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Uke-Hunt and Spike Slawson of Me First & the Gimme Gimmes - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Very Best and the Sol Power All-Stars - Rock & Roll Hotel


Thursday, 11 June 2015 [link to this day]

• A-Trak, Araabmuzik, and Ape Drums - 9:30 Club
• Atrak - U St Music Hall (8 PM show)
• Atrocities, Wither, Cathedrals, Hordcore, and Dumptruck - Immanuel's Church [16819 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (the Koi Room)
• Belle & Sebastian and Alvvays - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Betty Who and Coin - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Bianca Del Rio - the Rolodex of Hate Tour - Baltimore SoundStage (Two shows - 8 PM & 11 PM - Rescheduled from 2/21/15) - sold out
• BSO: Bernstein's Candide - Strathmore (Music Center)
Coliseum and Child Bite - DC9 Moved to Rock & Roll Hotel
• Coliseum, Child Bite, the Rememberables, and Highway Cross - Rock & Roll Hotel (Moved from DC9)
DC Jazzfest: Brad Linde's Big Ol' Ensemble featuring Elliott Hughes - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Gretchen Parlato/Lionel Loueke Duo - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Nobuki Takamen - JICC: Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan [1150 18th St NW, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Sasha Elliott - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
DC Jazzfest: Trio of Trios - Gary Thomas Trio / Warren Wolf Trio / the Young Lions - Hecht Warehouse [1401 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Emily Heller - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Give, Puff Pieces, and the Maneuvers - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC]
• Guantanamo Baywatch, the Hussy, Slow Jerks, and Slurred Words - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• the Hillbenders - AMP
• Ki:Theory and Drop Electric - DC9
• Lana Del Rey and Grimes - Jiffy Lube Live
• Lloyd Cole - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Michael Bolton - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (invite-only show) - sold out
• Northern Faces, Let It Happen, and the Raised By Wolves - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Paquito D'Rivera Quintet with special guest Edmar Castenada - the Hamilton (DC Jazzfest)
• PigPen Theatre Co. and You Won't - Jammin' Java
• Roberta Gambarini with the Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Rogue Farmers - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Ruben Studdard presents 'The Luther Vandross Songbook' - Birchmere
• Sundials, Lilac Daze, and Polyon - the Lab [1819 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria, VA]
• Tomá Pagán Motta - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Underlined, Passages, the NRIs, and Sink tapes - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Until the Ribbon Breaks and Flash Frequency - Black Cat (Backstage)
• W. Kamau Bell - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Terrace Theater)


Friday, 12 June 2015 [link to this day]

• "Weird Al" Yankovic (The Mandatory World Tour) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Alison Crockett - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, and Underwater Ghost featuring Allison Miller - the Hamilton (DC Jazzfest)
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun, the Nighthawks, and Billy Price - Birchmere
• Bleeding Black, Ashes Reign, and Eet Your Teeth - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Chastity Belt, Wing Dam, and Post Pink - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Chuck Brown Band - AMP
• CooLots - MLK Library [901 G St NW, WDC] (12 PM show)
• Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Heather Mae, and Joy Ike - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Gretchen Parlato/Lionel Loueke Duo - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Michael Thomas / Mchael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Three shows)
DC Jazzfest: the Soul Rebels, Cubano Groove, Sharón Clark - Yards Park [355 Water St SE, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Thundercat and Sam Prather's Groove Orchestra - Hecht Warehouse [1401 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Deanna Bogart, Daryl Davis, and Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne - State Theatre (Tinner Hills Blues Festival)
• Fito Paez - Solo al Piano - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
• Foehammer (vinyl release show), Three Faces of Eve, Thera Roya, and Narrow Grave - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• George V. Johnson Jr. - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• John Mellencamp (Plain Spoken Tour) and Carlene Carter - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• K.Flay - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Lanterna and SansYou - Studio 1469 [behind 15th & Harvard NW, WDC]
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Oogee Wawa, Split Five, Edjacated Phools, Black Dog Alley, Matty Rockville, Fives - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (#ShowKase)
• Rakim and DJ Zo - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Roberta Gambarini with the Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Strictly Bizness - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Tom Chapin - Jammin' Java
• Trina & Backyard Band - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM - moved from 6/5/15)
• Weapon-X, Michelle Lockey & the Michelle Michelle Band, Moon-Scene, and StereoRiots - Kenneth H. Nash American Legion Post #8 [224 D St SE, WDC]
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)


Saturday, 13 June 2015 [link to this day]

• "Weird Al" Yankovic (the Mandatory World Tour) - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Active Child - AMP
Aria Jukebox - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Billy Joe Shaver and Curtis McMurtry - Birchmere
• Courtney Barnett, Chastity Belt, and Darren Hanlon - 9:30 Club - sold out
DC Jazzfest: AACM at 50: Ernest Khabeer Dawkins Orchestra, Nicole Mitchell/Tomeka Reid/Mike Reed & Organix Trio - Hecht Warehouse [1401 New York Ave NE, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Common, Esperanza Spalding presents Emily's D+Evolution, Marshall Keys - Yards Park [355 Water St SE, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Michael Thomas / Mchael Thomas Quintet - Twins Jazz (Three shows)
DC Jazzfest: Natalie Jean - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Nicholas Payton - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Elizabeth Cook - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Enigma Code, Hydra Kyll, EastDear Park, and Encasing Embrace - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Head North, Light Years, A Will Away, No Good News, Casey Bolles, and Something More - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jack DeJohnette Trio featuring Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison - the Hamilton (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM - DC Jazzfest)
• the Legwarmers - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Les Rhinoceros (album release), Jamaican Queens, Black Lung, and Polyon - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Lower Dens and Teen - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Marcia Ball - State Theatre
• Margret Heater reunion show with guest Vessel and Bound State - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Mattson/Barraco and Friends - Gypsy Sally's
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Musica Feminista Showcase - IOTA Club & Café (Early show - 3 PM Matinee)
• the New Romance (80s covers) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Oh Honey - DC9
• On the Bus and Elikeh - IOTA Club & Café
• Poured Out (Blind Heart EP release show), Threads, Ann Perkins (band), Years End, Birthright, Tongue & Cheek, Life's Question, and Vertigo - Immanuel's Church [16819 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD] (the Koi Room)
• Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, and Ashley Monroe - Jiffy Lube Live
• Roberta Gambarini with the Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Rye Baby - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Siné Qua Non - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Time Columns, Deaf Scene, You Bred Raptors, and Rare Candy - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Tom Chapin - Jammin' Java (Family show - 11 AM)
• Vitality, Invikta, Sadistic Vision, and Gorebore - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Monthly Metal)
• Yawn, the Duskwhales, Dam Gila, Pleasure Hammer, and Blindfoot - TBA [Alexandria, VA]
• Zydeco Jed and Black Muddy River Band - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]


Sunday, 14 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Accidents, Lost in a Name, and No Blitz - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Aerial Ruin, Stone Breath, At the Graves, Elagabalus, and Take to the Woods - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• AfroHORN Sam Newsome (soprano saxophone), Alex Harding (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet), Aruán Ortiz (piano), Rashaan Carter (bass), Roman Diaz (perc, vocals) - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• the Bacon Brothers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)
• Bell Witch, Fortress, Citadel, and Akris - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Classic Albums Live presents The Beatles - Abbey Road - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Cookers featuring George Cables, Billy Harper, Donald Harrison, Billy Hart, Eddie Henderson, Cecil McBee, and David Weiss - 6th & I (DC Jazzfest)
• Courtney Barnett, Chastity Belt, and Darren Hanlon - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Crash Funk Brass - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
DC Jazzfest: Afrohorn - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
DC Jazzfest: Fred Foss - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)
DC Jazzfest: Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Three shows)
• Heartless Bastards and Craig Finn - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Hemlines, Vagabon, Bethlehem Steel, and Default Handshake - Dance Institute of Washington [3400 14th St NW, WDC]
• Paal Nilssen - Love Large Unit - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Presented by Creative Differences)
• the Real McKenzies and the Boids - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Roberta Gambarini with the Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Romantic States, Beth Israel, and Bless (tape release show) - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Self Defense Family, Hollow Sunshine, Marge, Chomp (ex-Cloud Nothings), Whenskiesaregray, and Birthright - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Stanton Moore Trio, Charlie Hunter Trio, and Bobby Previte & Curtis Fowlkes - the Hamilton (DC Jazzfest)
• Stephane Wrenbel's Django-a-go-go - Birchmere
• Steve Poltz and Joe Firstman - Jammin' Java
• Trails & Ways and Waterstrider - DC9


Monday, 15 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• BRNDA, Puppy, Swings, and O-Face - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• Danny Rothschild's Home Again - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• Dave Monks (of Tokyo Police Club) and Fort Lean - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Drenge, Made Violent, and Mantis Toboggan - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Elizabeth Cook - Birchmere
• Grand Revival (Farewell Show) - Jammin' Java
• Iceage and Low Life - DC9
• Iva Jean Ambush Ensemble: Srayhorn & Horn / They're Together Again - DC Public Library, Dorothy I. Height/Benning Road Branch [3935 Benning Rd. NE, WDC] (1 PM show - DC Jazzfest)
• Josh Rouse and Walter Martin - 9:30 Club
• Mittenfields and Rom - Galaxy Hut
• Mother Mother (Very Good Bad Thing Tour 2015) - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Neko Case - Lincoln Theatre
• Ruben Studdard presents: "The Luther Vandross Songbook" - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Snarky Puppy - the Hamilton (DC Jazzfest)
• Soul Asylum & Meat Puppets - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Unknown Mortal Orchestra - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Tuesday, 16 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Azar Swan, Clay Rendering (members of Wolf Eyes), and the Holy Circle - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Best Coast and Bully - 9:30 Club
• Black Milk and Mahd - DC9
Black Milk and Mahd - Rock & Roll Hotel MOVED TO DC9
• David Gray and Amos Lee - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Dax Riggs, Foghound (unplugged), and Matt Naas - 8x10 [10 East Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230]
DC Jazzfest: Christie Dashiell - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• the Dillinger Escape Plan, Mutoid Man, and Primitive Weapons - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• the Helio Sequence - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Hunts - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Midnight North and Quimby Mountain Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Ms. Yendy & the Affiliated Project - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Ranjani Murthy - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Richard Thompson Electric Trio and Robert Ellis - Birchmere
• Shamir - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Sleepy Man - Jammin' Java
• Snarky Puppy - the Hamilton (DC Jazzfest)
• Terence Blanchard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• UVF Rays, Heaven's Gate, Free Cake for Every Creature, and Turnip King (solo) - Milhouse [453 Florida Ave NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 17 June 2015 [link to this day]

• 6 String Drag and Jumpin' Jupiter - Gypsy Sally's
• Anne Stott - IOTA Club & Café
• BraceFace, Imaginary Hockey League, Schroeder, Rooney's Shoe, and My Heart My Anchor - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Fred & Toody (of Dead Moon) playing Dead Moon/Pierced Arrows songs; with Quitter - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Hunts - Jammin' Java
• Jesse Harris and Star Rover - DC9
• Joel Fan - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Juicy J and Ethan Spalding - Fillmore Silver Spring (the Hustle Continues Tour)
• Jungle - 9:30 Club
• Justin Furstenfeld and Ashleigh Stone - the Hamilton
• Katherine, Company Calls, and Homosuperior - Smash! Records [2314 18th St NW, WDC]
• Morrissey - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Pattern Is Movement - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Richard Thompson Electric Trio and Robert Ellis - Birchmere
• Rochelle Rice (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Steve Miller Band - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Tashi Dorji, Dunums, Weed Tree, and Ian McColm - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Terence Blanchard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Vertical Horizon - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 18 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Anders Osborne - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Annalise Emerick, Brian Dunne, and KaiL Baxley - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• AWOLNATION, Family of the Year, Sickabod Sane, and Parade of Lights - Fillmore Silver Spring (Run Tour 2015)
• Banding Together 2015: the Battle of the Law Firm Bands - Black Cat (A Benefit for Gifts for the Homeless)
• Erin & the Wildfire and Mammal Dpp - IOTA Club & Café
• Gabe Dixon and Ernie Halter - Jammin' Java
• Give, Angel Du$t, Pure Disgust, Scalped, Misled Youth, and Public Suicide - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC]
• Herb Alpert & Lani Hall - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• JJ Rupp - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Lena Seikaly - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Lindsey Stirling (The Music Box Tour) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Mark O'Connor - American Classics - Birchmere
• Meridian Brothers, Cigarette, Time is Fire, and Alumbra DC - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Miracles of Modern Science and Honest Haloway - Comet Ping Pong
• Muzsikás and Glass House Orchestra - 6th & I
• Neldoreth, Vesterian, the Noctambulant, and Vermord - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Sick Thoughts, Chain & the Gang, and DJ El Suprimo - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Sleeping with Sirens (We Like It Quiet coustic tour), the Summer Set, and Nick Santino - Ottobar (Baltimore) - sold out
• Soul Asylum and Meat Puppets - 9:30 Club
• Split String Group - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Street Sity Surf - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Superheaven, Diamond Youth, Rozwell Kid, and Birthright - DC9
• Teodross "Teo" Avery - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Terence Blanchard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Toadies, VLMA, and Shark Week - Baltimore SoundStage
• Viet Cong and Girl Band - Rock & Roll Hotel
ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) Postponed due to artist scheduling


Friday, 19 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Meyers - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Alma Tropiaália (final show), Trio Momo, and DJ Greg Caz - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Almost Angels - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Atlas Road Crew - Gypsy Sally's
Back to the Future with the National Symphony Orchestra (Emil de Cou, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Blue Oyster Cult - State Theatre
• Brittany Bailey - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Carolyn Crysdale and Emily Long with the Tyler pearce Project - Ebenezers Coffeehouse [201 F Street NE, WDC]
• Chris Knight - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Christopher Owens - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Deanna Bogart - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Deicide, Entombed AD, Hate Eternal, Black Crown Initiate, and Svart Crown - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Delarcos, the Stragglers, and Art Daniels Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Don Zientara and the Rabid Flash Mob - Bossa (Presented by Pilot Waves)
• Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion featuring Pee Wee Ellis, Alec Dankworth, & Abass Dodoo - Howard Theatre
• Graham Parker & the Rumour - Birchmere
• the Griswolds and Urban Cone - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Hippo Campus - DC9
• Insect Arc, Olivia Neutron-John, Chester Hawkims, and Bastet - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD]
• Julie Murphy Wells: "Sophisticated Lady Show" - Jammin' Java
• the Kairos Effect and Red Sky Research - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Krieg, Churchburn, Sangus, Elagabalus, and RAVN - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. - AMP NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Like Your Dad Did Vol. 2 - the Hamilton
• Miami Horror - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• One Man Star Wars Trilogy - Baltimore SoundStage
• Shonen Knife, CJ Ramone, and Beachmover - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Slagstorm, Lord, and Helgamite - Delmar Bar & Grill [16715 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD]
• Solidisco - National Geographic [1600 M St NW, WDC] (NG After Hours)
• Terence Blanchard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tori Kelly - Fillmore Silver Spring (Where I Belong Tour)
• Tycho - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• White Ford Bronco - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 20 June 2015 [link to this day]

• The 18th Street Singers 10th Anniversary Concert: Something Old, Something New - 6th & I
7th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival: King Solomon Hicks' Band of Brothers, Anthony "Swamp Dog" Clark, the Billy Thompson Band, Nadine Rae & the Allstars, Lisa Lim Band, School of Rock, Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Ensemble, Jackson & Oziel, Rick Franklin, Geoff "Stingy Brim" Seals' Harmonica Workshop, Miles Spicer & Pearl Bailes - Veterans Plaza [1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD] (10 AM to 9 PM)
• Backyard Band & Northeast Groovers with special guest performance by Pinky KillaCorn and hosted by Billy Da Kid - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• Booby Trap (debut show) and Jack On Fire - Spacelab-A [2407 N Capitol St NE, WDC]
• Bowling For Soup (21 tour), the Dollyrots, and Ivory Tribes - Baltimore SoundStage
• Canker Blossom (album release) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Carbon Leaf and Marie Miller - the Hamilton
• Celtic Woman (10th Anniversary World Tour) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Church Night DC featuring Curt Mariah, Glam Gamz, Summer Camp - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Deceased, Morbius, and Sacrificial Blood - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Emo Side Project, SeaKings, and Tall Friend - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Goodnight Texas and Bhi Bhiman - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Harris Face (CD release show), the Darkest Timeline, and Two Dragons & a Cheetah - Velvet Lounge
• Hozier and the Antlers - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Jeff Majors - Birchmere
• Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band - Jiffy Lube Live
• Kidz Bop Live - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. - AMP NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Leo Dan - Howard Theatre (Early show - 8 PM)
• Local H and Aeges - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Long Reef - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Madeleine Peyroux - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mary Alouette & the Djams - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Oz Noy Trio featuring Rocky Bryant & James Genus - Jammin' Java (9:30 PM show)
• Parthenon Huxley & Friends perform the hits of ELO & the Beatles - Jammin' Java (6 PM show)
• Rodrigo y Gabriela, Madisen Ward, and the Mama Bear - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• T.J. Miller - Lincoln Theatre
• Tambi Djemouk - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Terence Blanchard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Tim Kinsella, Jimmy Whispers, Spill, and Myrrh Myrrh - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the War on Drugs - 9:30 Club - sold out


Sunday, 21 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Against Me!, frnkiero and the cellabration, and Annie Girl & the Flight - Fillmore Silver Spring
• April Verch Trio - Mason District Park Amphitheater [Annandale, VA]
• Bay Tunes Guitars Spring Rock band School Performance - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (11:30 AM show)
• Brubeck Brothers - AMP
• Cemetery Filth, Bestial Evil, Scorched, and Vermord - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Chicago Harp Quartet featuring Marguerite Williams - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Easy Mark and Brick Top - CD Cellar [2607 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA]
• Huey Lewis & the News - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Jaga Jazzist and Among Savages - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the James Brown Dance Party - the Funkiest All-Star Tribute in Show Business - the Hamilton
• King Gizzard & the Lizzard Wizard - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Leena Conquest (vocals) Group - Bohemian Caverns [2001 11th Street, WDC]
• Lilac Daze, Shirt/Pants, Tomato Dodgers, and Two Inch Astronaut - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Madeleine Peyroux Trio - "Keep Me In Your Heart A While" - Birchmere
• Marcus Johnson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Nneka - Jammin' Java
• Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky: Electric Imaginary: Compositions inspired by Nam June Paik - the Freer Gallery [1050 Independence Ave SW, WDC]
• Shinobi Ninja, Footwerk (CD release show), Tejas Singh, Trevor Young, Accidents, and Bo Jankans with DJ Ragz - IOTA Club & Café
• Still Well Angel - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• T.J. Miller - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture - Emanual Ax Plays Brahms - National Symphony Orchestra (Andrew Litton, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Terence Blanchard - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the War on Drugs - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Weepies with Greg Tannen - State Theatre


Monday, 22 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Aerial View, Pictures of Vernon, and Sunnyvale - 8313 Tomlinson Ave, Bethesda, MD
• Audra McDonald - National Symphony Orchestra (Andy Einhorn, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Bette Midler - Verizon Center
• David Crosby - Birchmere
• Gouge Away, WarXGames, and Joe Biden - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• John Fogerty: 1969 (performing the songs of Creedence Clearwater Revival) - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
Lost & Found featuring original works by Tyné Angela Freeman, Melissa Goldstein, Kelley Kessell, and Miranda Scott - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Porcelain Raft - DC9
• Sam Amidon - Jammin' Java
• the Weepies and Greg Tannen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 23 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Huey Lewis & the News - Warner Theatre
• Jeremy Loops - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Left Astray, Drown, Point Blank, Threads, and Reach Deep - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Louis Weeks - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - presented by Listen Local First DC)
• Marc Cohn - Birchmere
• Rvivr, Max Levine Ensemble, Parasytes, Blood Rust, and Humanmania - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sugar & the Hi Lows - Jammin' Java
• Taj Mahal - the Hamilton
• Total Babes - Black Cat (Backstage)


Wednesday, 24 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Caroline Rose and Rodney Henry - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Erikka J - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• George Porter Jr. & His Runnin' Pardners and Beat Hotel - Gypsy Sally's
• Hubbard Street Dance Chicago - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Jody Watley - Howard Theatre
• Lee Roy Parnell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Matthew Frantz - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Max Levine Ensemble, Rvivr, and Shellshag - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Mwebb - DC Public Library, Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Branch [1630 7th St NW, WDC]
• New Inca Son - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Primitive Man, Celeste, Ilsa, Connoisseur, and Musket Hawk - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Rubblebucket, Alberta Cross, and Cuddle Magic - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Station North Jazz Orchestra - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Tony MacAlpine, LoNero, and Hephystus - Jammin' Java
• Trevor Hall and Mike Love - Birchmere


Thursday, 25 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Lewis - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Ataris (performing Blue Skies, Broken Hearts . . . Next 12 Exits in its entirety) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Blonde Redhead and Talk in Tongues - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Caroline Rose - IOTA Club & Café
• Chatham County Line - AMP
• D.R.E.A.D. - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• D'Angelo and the Vanguard - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• Drinkin' & Swingin' (a tribute to the Rat Pack) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Entrevoces - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Gogol Bordello, Flogging Molly, and Mariachi El Bronx - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• HoneyHoney and Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line - the Hamilton
• Jessica Pratt and Ryley Walker - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• King Street Bluegrass - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Mason Jennings and Karen Jonas - Birchmere
• Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Strathmore (Music Center - 2 PM & 8 PM)
Motives, Roots Like Mountains, Under Paris, and As Earth Shatters - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC] CANCELLED
• the Mowgli's - Baltimore SoundStage
• No Joy, Creepoid, and Wildhoney - DC9
• Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Romeo Santos - Patriot Center
• Taake, Young & In the Way, Wolvhammer, Bastard Sapling, and Cemetery Piss - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Friday, 26 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Bob Schneider - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ceremony (CA), Pity Sex, Tony Molina, and Olivia Neutron-John - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Damnwells - Howard Theatre
• Delusionaires and the Plurals - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Here's to the Night - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Kevin Cordt Quartet - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Litz and Nicky C & the RSB - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live
• Mark Sultan (of King Khan & BBQ Show), Dirty Fences, Snakes, Lazlo Lee & the Motherless Children, and DJ Rob Fearless (Save Your Soul) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Marty Nau - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Maysa - Birchmere
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Morrison Brothers Band and 19th St. Band - 9:30 Club
• the Osedax, Fortress, Sons of Tonatiuh, and Black Blizzard - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Pill Friends, Whenskiesaregray, Space Waste, Doctor Ew, and Langdon Alger - That 1 Place [6224 Driftwood Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• the Prahms, the High Numbers, and Big Green Cherry - Velvet Lounge
Rock This Town: Bronze Radio Return, Melodime, Simplified, Radio Birds, Steve Everett, Benny Bassett - Jammin' Java - sold out
• the Shadowboxers and the Walking Sticks - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Stuff You Should Know - Lincoln Theatre
The Maryland Doom Fest: The Skull (members of Trouble), Sixty Watt Shaman, Unorthodox, Weed Is Weed, Into the Void, Banned from Hell, Primer Grey - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Toxic Moxie, Snowhaus, and Monster Museum - the Ghost Office [48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park, MD}
• the Vespers, Annie Stokes, and the Hummingbyrds - IOTA Club & Café
• Voodoo Glow Skulls, Slow Children, Over Our Eyes, and Idleminds - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Walker Lukens - the Hamilton
• the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Saturday, 27 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Bob Schneider - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC] (Two shows - 7 PM & 10 PM)
• Chicago Children's Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Clay Davis, Orgon Trail, Uncle Buck, and Ampallang Infection - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dar Williams and Jill Sobule - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Dial 251 with Mirka Novak - Mr. Henry's Restaurant [601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa, Hoodie Allen, and DJ Drama - Merriweather Post Pavilion (Boys of Zummer Tour)
Flight of the Valkyries 7: Summer Scorcher - Brave, Flames of Fury, Sekengard, Palaceburn - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Golden Road - Gypsy Sally's
• Goliath Rex, Hyraeth, Chronovore, Ytterbium, and Jupiter's Incense - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Gravity Lens, My Enemy Complete, and ZeroMercury - Velvet Lounge
• Grog Fest with Eet Your Teeth - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Johnny Polygon, Josh Sallee, and Haile Supreme - the Commune [1605 15th Street NW, WDC]
• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• King Sunny Ade & His African Beats - Howard Theatre
• Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, and Dustin Lynch - Jiffy Lube Live
• Magic Bus featuring Tender Polman & Brian Goddard - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Mark Sultan BBQ, the Ar-Kaics, and Jacques Le Coque - Comet Ping Pong
• Mission of Burma and History Repeated - Rock & Roll Hotel
• My Useless Self, DirtWolf, Twelve Tides, the Fallback Plan, Coal, and Karlie Bartholomew - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere
• Plexus - IOTA Club & Café (4 PM - Benefit for the Josh Anderson Foundation)
• Robin & Linda Williams - AMP
Rock This Town: Bronze Radio Return, Melodime, Simplified, Radio Birds, Steve Everett, Benny Bassett - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Snakehips and Louie Lastic - 9:30 Club
• Sondre Lerche - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Tenement, Sheer Mag, Big Zit, and People's Drug - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
The Maryland Doom Fest: Spirit Caravan, Apostle of Solitude, Outside Truth, Valkyrie, Project Armageddon, Foghound, Balam, Slaves BC, Season of Arrows - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]


Sunday, 28 June 2015 [link to this day]

• the Adolescents, the Weirdos, and History Repeated - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Amadou Kouyate - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC]
• Ben Lee - the Hamilton
• Brandy Clark and Sam Grow - Birchmere
• Joyce Moreno - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Merle Allin & the Murder Junkies, Zane Campbell, and Sean K. Preston - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (3 PM show)
• More AM than FM, the Meer, and a Marc Train Home - IOTA Club & Café (3 PM All-Ages Matinee)
• the Rippingtons feat. Russ Freeman - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 5 PM & 8 PM)
• Sonnet Cottage (Half Written Story CD release) - Jammin' Java
• Sparks the Rescue - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Tapiola Chamber Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Ten Foot Beast - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
The Maryland Doom Fest: Iron Man, Wretched, Foehammer, Lord, Mind's Eye, Pull, Nagato, Mind's Eye, Serpent Witch, Mangog, Daydreams with Nightmares (members of Revelation & Against Nature) - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Torres - DC9
• Train, the Fray, and Matt Nathanson - Jiffy Lube Live
• Turquoise Jeep - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)


Monday, 29 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Ben Lee - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Destruction Unit, Creepoid, and Wish List - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• F*cked Up and Doomsquad - Howard Theatre
• the Los Angeles Children's Choir & the Australian Children's Choir - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nude Beach, Chain Rank, Outer Spaces, and Big Hush - Café Saint-Ex [1847 14th St NW, WDC]
• Pins and Beverly - DC9
• the Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman - Birchmere
• Romantic States, Alter, Blessin', and Retired - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• the Split Seconds and the Antidon'ts - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Tuesday, 30 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Andaiye - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Basement Jaxx (live) - 9:30 Club
• Crowbar, Battlecross, Lord Dying, and Luminosity - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Faycez U Know - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Gary Hoey - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Fogerty - 1969 - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Los Lonely Boys and Grayson Capps - Birchmere
Marinera Viva!!! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Family Theater)
• Royal Thunder, Wild Throne, and Queen Wolf - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• San Cisco, the Prettiots, and Mothxr - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Tomato Dodgers, Shirt/Pants, Polyon, and Seaknuckle - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]


Wednesday, 1 July 2015 [link to this day]

• America and Gregg Cagno - Birchmere
• Darkest Hour: 20th Anniversary Tour, performing Undoing Ruin in its entirety; with Dead To Fall and Loud Boyz - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Dikembe, Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), and Oklahoma Car Crash - Comet Ping Pong
• Forces of Darkness, Hades Archer, Sacrocurse, Centralia, Inverted Trifixion, and Helgardh - Sergio's Place [11324 Fern Street, Wheaton, MD]
• Jen & Scott Smith (Naked Blue), Phil Madeira, and David Mansfield - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (In the Round show)
• Redhead Express and Cabin Creek - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]


Thursday, 2 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Band Perry - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Butch Hancock (of the Flatlanders), Rory Hancock, and Phil Madeira - Jammin' Java
• Def Leppard, Styx, and Tesla - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Deloreans - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra: the Big Band Sound of WWII - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Freshlyground - Howard Theatre
• the Melvins and Le Butcherettes - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Milkweed - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• Powerman 5000, Soil, and 3 Years Hollow - 9:30 Club
• Red Molly and Robby Hecht - the Hamilton
• Sudden Suspension and Bad Luck - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• United By Hate and Demons Within - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]


Friday, 3 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Alex Vans & the Hideaway (CD release show), Little War Twins, Bencoolen, and Hello Dharma - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bilal and Angela Johnson - Birchmere
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra: the Big Band Sound of WWII - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Exit Vehicles (album release show), Tone, and Rom - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Footwerk, the Elegant Plums, and Machet - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA]
• Free Range Improv Comedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• MOVE featuring Derek & Julianne Hough - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Project (Do or Die album release show) and the Duskwhales - Jammin' Java
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Speakers of the House - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band and the Funk Ark - the Hamilton


Saturday, 4 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Bruce in the USA - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Flashband - IOTA Club & Café
• Foo Fighters, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr, Heart, Joan Jett, LL Cool J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty - RFK Stadium Festival Grounds [2400 E. Capital Street, WDC] (10 AM Doors)


Sunday, 5 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Guthrie Brown & the Family Tree - DC9
• Kris Delmhorst - Jammin' Java
• Kuschty Rye Ergot, hoThead, and the Red Fetish - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Rubix Kube - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Rusted Root - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Say Anything, Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Hard Girls - Baltimore SoundStage


Monday, 6 July 2015 [link to this day]

• CDC, Surge of Fury, Queensway, High Water, and Iron Price - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Imagine Dragons, Metric, and Halsey - Verizon Center
• Puddle Splasher, Mickey & Mallory, Soundtrack To Sleep, and Walkabout - That 1 Place [6224 Driftwood Ave, Alexandria, VA]
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Stephen Stills - Birchmere
• Swirlies and Big Hush - Black Cat (Backstage)


Tuesday, 7 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Battle - Prelims Night 1 - Jammin' Java
• Marianas Trench - the Legend Continues - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mike Zito & Acoustic Nighthawks - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mudhoney, Kid Congo Powers + Pink Monkey Birds, and DJ Kid Congo Powers - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Sebastian Bach - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Swirlies - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 8 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Battle - Prelims Night 2 - Jammin' Java
• Heaters - DC9
• Idina Menzel - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center / Hippodrome [12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD]
• In the Vane of . . . Johnny Cash: Annapolis Artists playing tributes & Johnny Cash inspired originals - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kid Rock and Foreigner - Jiffy Lube Live
• Mates of State, Good Graeff, and Hey Marseilles - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo - Warner Theatre
• Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, and Dillon Cooper - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Rezillos - Black Cat (Backstage)


Thursday, 9 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Archers of Loaf - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Battle - Prelims Night 3 - Jammin' Java
• Frank Sinatra Jr. - Sinatra Sings Sinatra, the Centennial Celebration - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Goapele - Howard Theatre
• Goatwhore, Black Breath, Ringworm, and Theories - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Robert Earl Keen: The Bluegrass Sessions - Birchmere
• Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 10 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 7 Bridges (Eagles tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Biz Markie and Here's To the Night - Fillmore Silver Spring (Fillmore Flashback)
• the Bobby Thompson Project (live album recording show) and Ashleigh Chevalier Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae, and Canaan Smith - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Fabulous Dialtones - Jammin' Java
• Hendrik Meurkens - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Janeane Garofalo - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Jason D. Williams and Dale Watson & the Lonestars - Birchmere
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Kansas - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Kleptoradio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the New Pornographers and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - 9:30 Club
• Of Tyrants - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• the Persuasions - AMP
• Solstice, Ancestor, and Koroidia - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Throwdown Syndicate - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Thunder From Down Under - Baltimore SoundStage
• White Ford Bronco - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Yacht Rock Revue - the Hamilton


Saturday, 11 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 9th Annual Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival: Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Jayme Stone, David Reed, Adam Hurt, Greg Adams - Birchmere
• Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 - Sarah Chang Plays Bruch - National Symphony Orchestra (Shi-Yeon Sung, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Bloody Diamonds, Black Dog Prowl, and Cherry Tree - Velvet Lounge
• Chess Club Romeos, J Flax & the Heart Attacks, Thaylobleu, Mittenfields, Swell Daze, Hello Dharma, Harness Flux, and Feral Conservatives - IOTA Club & Café
• Death Grips - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Dragons Head, One Leap, Like NO Tomorrow the Screws, the Creep Crusaids, Holdfast, and the Drendas - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Guy, Blackstreet, 112, and El DeBarge - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Soul Concert at the Harbor)
• High Voltage (AC/DC tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Lord, Athame, Dispellment, and Boys Don't Cry (members of Thrain) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Los Autenticos Decadentes - Howard Theatre
• Mint Condition - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Mr Twin Sister and Moon King - DC9
• Paige Allbritton, Teething Veils, Eight Belles, and the Red Fetish - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• the Pietasters, Stacked Like Pancakes, and the Evokatones - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Resilience, Burn the Empire, Visceral Violation, Bound by the Grave, and Virginia Clemm - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Return: the Ultimate Beatles Experience - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Stiff Little Fingers - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Typefighter (final show), Two Inch Astronaut, and the Effects - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Vi-Kings - AMP
• War Revenge, Death Sex Advocates, Chaos Order, and Alarma - Filthwreck House
• Wyatt Cenac (the Daily Show / King of the Hill), Dark Mark, Violet Gray, and host Robert Andrews - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 4/30/15)


Sunday, 12 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Baltimore Battle of the Bands - Ottobar (Baltimore) (4 PM show)
• the Battle - Prelims Night 4 - Jammin' Java
• Jean Carne - "The 40 Year Tour" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Street Dogs, and the Interrupters - 9:30 Club
• Sissy Spacek, Olivia Neutron-John, Lotus F*cker, Trish Divine, and Anal Butt - the Bank [Baltimore, MD]
• Soak. - DC9
• Sol Cat - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Dukes - Birchmere


Monday, 13 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 5/27/15)
• Shane Scheib, New Order of Existence, and Julian Roso - IOTA Club & Café
• Taylor Swift, Haim, Vance Joy, and Shawn Mendes - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]


Tuesday, 14 July 2015 [link to this day]

• A.A. Bondy - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Bajafondo - 9:30 Club
• Elvis Depressedly, Mitski, and eskimeaux - DC9
• In This Moment, 36 Crazyfists, and the Defiled - Fillmore Silver Spring (Black Widow Tour)
• Leon Russell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 5/28/15)
• National Ballet of China - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Sleepy Kitty and Br'er - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Taylor Swift, Haim, Vance Joy, and Shawn Mendes - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]
• Teen Mom, Lubec, Havania Whaal, and Swings - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Toad the Wet Sprocket - Birchmere
• Trouble Funk - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 15 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Anthony Raneri, What's Eating Gilbert, and Allison Weiss - Jammin' Java
• Natural Wonder (Stevie Wonder tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Punch Brothers and Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Toad the Wet Sprocket - Birchmere


Thursday, 16 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Almost Accounted For, the Limit Club, By the Graveyard Tree, and Set To Sail - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• the Bacon Brothers and Cleopatra Degher - Birchmere
• Bobby Bare Jr (full band) and the Devyl Nellys - IOTA Club & Café
• Death Sex Advocates, Humanmania, Noway, and Musket Hawk - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Effects and Wing Dam - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• Eilen Jewell and Dietrich Strause - the Hamilton
• Hollywood Ending - Jammin' Java
• Jesse Malin - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Langhorne Slim & the Law - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mewithoutyou - Rock & Roll Hotel
• mewithoutYou - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, and the Expendables - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Soylent Green, the Howleez, the Delarcos, and G.U.T.S. - Velvet Lounge


Friday, 17 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Bacon Brothers and Cleopatra Degher - Birchmere
• Be Steadwell and Olivia Neutron-John - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Blackberry Smoke - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Courtlyn Carr - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Deanna Bogart Band - Jammin' Java
• the Family Crest and the Lonely Wild - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Freddie King Tribute featuring Double O Soul plus special guests Mark Wenner (of the Nighthawks) and Ron Holloway - the Hamilton
• Ilsa, Fight Amp, Assuck cover band, Gatecreeper, Die Choking, Outer Heaven, and Mind As Prison - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Jake Miller, Jasmine V, and Alex Angelo - 9:30 Club (the Dazed & Confused Tour)
• Lao Tizer - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• New Riders of the Purple Sage - Gypsy Sally's
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Splace Scape: (Daily lineups TBA) Rod Lee, L-Vis 1990, Scottie B, Dai Burger, Tony Quattro, DJ Debonair Samir, Mighty Mark, TT the Artist, Bond St. District, Normaling, Astrolith, Matic808, Hi$to, Kate Boss, DJ Pierre, TSU Dance Crew - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Weather Station and Andy Schauf - DC9 (Early show - 6:30 PM)


Saturday, 18 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Bacon Brothers and Cleopatra Degher - Birchmere
• Better Off Dead - Gypsy Sally's
• Blues Alley's 50th Anniversary - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Catscan!, Electric Grandmother, Aggressive Pedestrian, and Dumplings - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
• Chopteeth - AMP
• Devon Allman Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl - Jammin' Java (2:30 PM Show)
• Dropkick Murphys - Power Plant Live [34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD]
• emmet swimming - the Hamilton
• Idina Menzel - Jiffy Lube Live
• the Ike Reilly Assassination - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Jill Scott - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Lenka (The Bright Side album release) and Nick Howard - Jammin' Java (10 PM show)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Neon Trees, COIN, and Fictionist - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Nighthawks (Back Porch Party release show) - Jammin' Java (7 PM show)
Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions with the National Symphony Orchestra (Susie Benchasil Seiter, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Salt-N-Pepa - Howard Theatre
• Soho Down - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
Splace Scape: (Daily lineups TBA) Rod Lee, L-Vis 1990, Scottie B, Dai Burger, Tony Quattro, DJ Debonair Samir, Mighty Mark, TT the Artist, Bond St. District, Normaling, Astrolith, Matic808, Hi$to, Kate Boss, DJ Pierre, TSU Dance Crew - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Trashkanistan, the Putz, the Firecrackers, and Braceface - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
Vans Warped Tour: Asking Alexandria, August Burns Red, Black Veil Brides, Blessthefall, Never Shout Never, The Wonder Years, Attila, Family Force 5, Man Overboard, Memphis May Fire, Miss May I, Pierce the Veil, We Came As Romans, '68, Beartooth, Being As An Ocean, Crossfaith, Escape The Fate, Fit For A King, Hundredth, I Killed the Prom Queen, Mallory Knox, Our Last NIght, Senses Fail, Silverstein, The Amity Affliction, While She Sleeps, Icon For Hire, Mod Sun, Moose Blood, Neck Deep, New Years Day, PUP, PVRIS, Riff Raff, Set it Off, This Wild Life, Transit, As It Is, Beautiful Bodies, Citizen, Handguns, Hands Like Houses, NIGHT RIOTS, Juliet Simms, Lee Corey Oswald, Metro Station, Bebe Rexha, Black Boots, ChrisB, Drama Club, HO99O9, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Kosha Dillz, Le Castle Vania, M4Sonic, MC Lars, New Beat Fund, SPLITBREED, boymeetsworld, Rivers Monroe, Seaway, Sirens And Sailors, The Dirty Nil, The Karma Killers, Youth In Revolt, Alvarez Kings, Baby Baby, Born Cages, Candy Hearts, Carousel Kings, Corrin Campbell & The Election, Have Mercy, Jule Vera, Kaya, Knuckle Puck, Major League, Palisades Slaves, The Kenneths, Trophy Eyes, Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, American Opera, Brian Marquis, Buttons, Grey Gordon, Koji, Meghann Wright, Onward, ETC, SayWeCanFly - Merriweather Post Pavilion (11 AM Doors)


Sunday, 19 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Ambrosia - Birchmere
• the Cowards Choir and Jason Myles Goss - IOTA Club & Café
• Dinosaur Jr. - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Frank McComb featuring BET's "Sunday Best" Season One winner Crystil Aikin & special guest Aziza Miller - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jessica Boykin-Settles - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)
• Marcus Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Marshall Tucker Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages 1 PM Matinee)
• Umphrey's McGee and Lettuce - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• X (all original members: Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom, and DJ Bonebrake) - State Theatre


Monday, 20 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Ambrosia - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Bachelor Boys - IOTA Club & Café
• Eagles: History of the Eagles - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Neon Trees, Coin, and Fictionist - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 21 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Answer and Black Dog Prowl - DC9
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Shania Twain - Verizon Center
• Sonny & the Sunsets and Sarah Bethe Nelson - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Steeleye Span featuring Maddy Prior - Birchmere
• the Wailers - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Wednesday, 22 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Arrival From Sweden (ABBA tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brandi Carlile and First Aid Kit - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• JD McPherson and Jessica Lee Wilkes - Baltimore SoundStage
• Liturgy and Yvette - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Rae Sremmurd, Tinashe, and Dej Loaf - Jiffy Lube Live
• Planes Mistaken for Stars and the Mauls - DC9
• Rob Bell - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Save the Arcadian, the Duskwhales, and Matt Hutchison - Black Cat (Backstage)


Thursday, 23 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Biohazard and Next Step Up - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• the Fab Four (Beatles tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Fantastic Negrito - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Katiee and HD Sunset - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Peter White & Richard Elliott - Birchmere
Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Waka Flocka Flame - Fillmore Silver Spring


Friday, 24 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville Duo - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Brass-A-Holics - the Hamilton
• Cowboy Mouth - 9:30 Club
• Jaz Coleman: "Letters from Cythera" spoken word tour - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Jubilee Riots - Jammin' Java
• Nick Andrew Staver - Gypsy Sally's (Free - in the Vinyl Lounge)
• the Old Ceremony - IOTA Club & Café
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival: Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, the Devil Wears Prada, White Chapel, Thy Art is Murder, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin, Sworn In, Shattered Sun, Feed Her to the Sharks, Code Orange, Kissing Candice - Jiffy Lube Live
• Sam Smith - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Sin Miedo - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Verdi's Aida in concert - Wolf Trap Opera Alumni with the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington Chorus - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Saturday, 25 July 2015 [link to this day]

Angie Stone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM) CANCELLED
• Ariana Grande (the Honeymoon Tour) - Verizon Center
• Billy Joel - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD]
• Brendan James and Matt Simons - Jammin' Java (7 PM show)
• Bumper Jacksons (Too Big World album release show), Junior League Band (EP release show), and Lissy Rosemont - Birchmere
• the Dead Milkmen - 9:30 Club
• Diana Krall with the Wolf Trap Orchestra - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Florida Georga Line - Jiffy Lube Live
• Hostile Apostles (311 tribute), Wrestle with Jimmy (Weezer tribute), and Garden Grove (Sublime tribute) - Jammin' Java (10 PM Show - Back to the 90s)
• Kult ov Azazel, Secrets She Kept, Hubris, Cladonia Rangiferina, Dumal, Torrid Husk, Sloth Herder, Xeukatre, Permafrost, WolfCloak, Raven Mocker, and Vermord - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Metallomusikum's Grimscape 2015 - moved from the Circuit)
Kult ov Azazel, Hubris, Cladonia Rangiferina, Dumal, Torrid Husk, Sloth Herder, Xeukatre, Permafrost, WolfCloak, Raven Mocker, and Vermord - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] (Metallomusikum's Grimscape 2015) MOVED TO THE OTTOBAR
• Letitia VanSant, Big Hoax, and Jordannah Elizabeth - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Rabid Assassin, PAIN, and Hellpie - Grog & Tankard [1243 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, VA]
• Rocky Votolato (+ full band), Dave Hause, and Chris Farren - DC9
• Sirsy - IOTA Club & Café
• theVIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Sunday, 26 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Barghest, Dendritic Arbor, Curse, and Barbelith - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Birchmere
• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Hillsong United, Kari Jobe, Jesus Culture, Crowder, Bethel Music, Passion, Lauren Daigle, Trip Lee, DJ Promote, and DJ Biz - Jiffy Lube Live (Outcry Tour 2015)
• the Long Run Band (Eagles tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Memory Tapes, Computer Magic, and School Dance - DC9
• My Morning Jacket and Jason Isbell - Merriweather Post Pavilion


Monday, 27 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Daily Mail and Castle of Genre - Jammin' Java
• George Ezra - 9:30 Club - sold out
• the Kraken Quartet - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Milky Chance and X Ambassadors - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• the Purple Xperience (Prince tribute band led by Doctor Fink, former member of Prince & the Revolution) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Thirteen Towers, the Holophonics, the A-Oks, and Be Like Max - IOTA Club & Café
• the Vamps and Before You Exit - Fillmore Silver Spring


Tuesday, 28 July 2015 [link to this day]

• 3 Doors Down and Seether - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Andy McKee, Antoine Dufour, and Stephen Bennett - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Chuck Brown Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Interpol - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]


Wednesday, 29 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Brandon Flowers - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Django Django and Beat Connection - 9:30 Club
• John Moreland (High on Tulsa Heat album release) - Jammin' Java
• Moullinex with Ben Browning (of Cut Copy) - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Power Trip, Foreseen, Red Death, and Protester - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Rise Against, Killswitch Engage, and letlive. - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 30 July 2015 [link to this day]

• the Appleseed Cast (Mare Vitalis: 15 Year Anniversary Tour), Dads, and Annabel - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Damon Fowler & Jason Ricci - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jumpcuts (7" release party), Your Solar, and Lola - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Rockets - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Friday, 31 July 2015 [link to this day]

• Bombino and Elikeh - the Hamilton
• Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Fillmore Silver Spring
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (performing E. 1999 Eternal in its entirety) - Baltimore SoundStage Postponed to 8/2/15
the Excellent Drivers - Fat Tuesday's [10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA] CANCELLED
• Howie Day (CD Release show) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Incendio - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• KMFDM, Chant, and Seven Factor - State Theatre
• Laura Marling - 9:30 Club
• Phil Perry - Birchmere
• Rufus Wainwright with the National Symphony Orchestra (Emil de Cou, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Sasheer Zamata - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Shuggie Otis - Howard Theatre
• Throwdown Syndicate - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Saturday, 1 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Broke Royals - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Delbert McClinton and Brian Dunne - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Emily Skinner - AMP
• Feed God Cabbage, Pitches Be Crazy, the Project, and Sub-Radio Standard - Tree House Lounge [1006 Florida Ave NW, WDC]
• Framework, Luminosity, Threatpoint, and Lord - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Monthly Metal)
In It Together Fest: Cayetana, Thou, Rozwell Kid, Makeshift Shelters, Two Inch Astronaut, Black Sparks, Meridian, Jail Solidarity, and more TBA - St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats and the Uliners - Howard Theatre (Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration)
• Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Birchmere
Star Trek with the Natioanl Symphony Orchestra (Emil de Cou, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and Doyle Bramhall II - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
the Rodgers Family - a Century of Musicals - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 3 PM)
• Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Veruca Salt and Charly Bliss - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 2 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Amy Black & Sarah Borges: A Muscle Shoals Music Revue - Gypsy Sally's
• Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (performing E. 1999 Eternal in its entirety) - Baltimore SoundStage (Rescheduled from 7/31/15)
• David Sedaris - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Deep Decay, Ars Phoenix, and the Holy Circle - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Faith No More and Refused - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Sam Lee - Jammin' Java
the Rodgers Family - a Century of Musicals - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 3 PM)
• Walter Trout - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 3 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Cayucas - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Gin Blossoms - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 4 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Beres Hammond - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Donavon Frankenreiter - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tombstalker, Locusta, Annex, Horrendous, and Putrisect - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Wednesday, 5 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Dan Navarro - Jammin' Java
• Gordon Lightfoot - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Graham Nash - Birchmere
• Loudon Wainwright III - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Steely Dan and Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Jiffy Lube Live


Thursday, 6 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Delta Spirit & Friends - 6th & I
• Ezra Furman - DC9
• Fellow Creatures - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged)
• Girlpool and Frankie Cosmos - Comet Ping Pong
• Kevin Hart - Verizon Center
• the Piano Guys - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Rebirth Brass Band - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Sarah Borges & Amy Black: a Muscle Shoals Revue - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 7 August 2015 [link to this day]

• BandHouse Gigs Tribute to Jimi Hendrix - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Chayanne - Patriot Center
• Dan Navarro & Ellis Paul - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Kevin Hart - Verizon Center
• Kim Waters - Birchmere
• Los Van Van - Howard Theatre
Madama Butterfly - Wolf Trap Opera with the National Symphony Orchestra and Choral Arts - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Miles Stiebel - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• the New Romance (80s covers) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Thurston Moore Band - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Yuck, Hurry, and Joy Classic - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Saturday, 8 August 2015 [link to this day]

2015 Summer Spirit Festival: Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton, Floetry, Estelle, Junkyard Band, Avery*Sunshine, Phony PPL, plus special guests - Merriweather Post Pavilion (2 PM doors)
• Alive '75 (Kiss tribute) and kRUSH (Rush tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Hackensaw Boys (CD Release Party) - State Theatre
• Junior Marvin and Nappy Riddem - the Hamilton
• the Lettermen - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Matthew E. White - DC9
• the Morrison Brothes Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• One Direction - M&T Bank Stadium [1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD]
• Sublime with Rome, Rebelution, Pepper, and Mickey Avalon - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
the Music of John Williams - National Symphony Orchestra (Emil de Cou, conductor) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Toby Keith and friends - Jiffy Lube Live


Sunday, 9 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Citadel, Technophobia, and Curse - Black Cat
• Foreseen, Noisem, Red Death, Homewrecker, Unsacred, Enemy Insects, and Radical Discharge - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (1 PM Matinee Show)
• J.Cole, Big Sean, YG & Jeremiah, Bas, and Cozz & Omen - Jiffy Lube Live (Forest Hills Drive Tour)
• Joe - Howard Theatre
• Kim Waters - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Philip Selway - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the SteelDrivers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages 1 PM Matinee)
• Turnstile, Backtrack, and Heavy Chains - Baltimore SoundStage


Monday, 10 August 2015 [link to this day]

• the Aristocrats featuring Guthrie Govan, Bryan Beller, Marco Minnemann; plus Travis Larson Band - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 11 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Gravehill, Goulgotha, and Horrendous - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]
• Jim Gaffigan - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• NeedToBreathe, Switchfoot, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, and Colony House - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Slipknot, Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine, and Motionless in White - Jiffy Lube Live


Wednesday, 12 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Jim Gaffigan: Contagious - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• the Lonely Biscuits - DC9
• Lonestar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Yes & Toto - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)


Thursday, 13 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Basement, Adventures, LVL UP, and Palehound - 9:30 Club
• Rickie Lee Jones - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Summer Slaughter Tour: Arch Enemy, Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, the Acacia Strain, Obscura, After the Burial, Cattle Decapitation, Beyond Creation - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Unearthly Trance , Monarch, Fortress, and Foehammer - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Friday, 14 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Chicago and Earth Wind & Fire - Jiffy Lube Live
• Citizen Cope (with full band) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit feat. Jimmy Herring, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Sipe, & Matt Slocum - Howard Theatre
• Dry Branch Fire Squad and Lou Reid & Carolina - Birchmere
• Longreef - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Lyle Lovett & His Large Band - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Origem - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Rare Earth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Swell Daze (EP release), Sub-Radio Standard, and Hello Dharma - Jammin' Java
• Zac Brown Band and the Avett Brothers - Nationals Park [1500 South Capitol St SE, WDC]


Saturday, 15 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band - the Hamilton
DC Fest 2015: Michael W. Smith, Drowder, Brandon Heath, Jamie Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, Josh Wilson, Humble Tip, Bob Lenz - Patriot Center (2 PM doors)
• JJ Rupp - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Little Big Town (the Pain Killer Tour), David Nail, and Ashley Monroe - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Phish - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Strunz & Farah - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sumac - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tank - Birchmere
• Uke & Guitar Summit - Strathmore (Mansion)


Sunday, 16 August 2015 [link to this day]

• ABBA - the Concert (a tribute to ABBA) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Dreadnought, Stone Breath, and Queen Wolf - TheDepot Baltimore [1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Memories of the King (Elvis tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Ne-Hi - DC9
• Phish - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Sine Qua Non - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)


Monday, 17 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Jazz is Dead: Explorations into the Music of Grateful Dead - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 18 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Dick Dale: King of Surf Guitar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mother Brain, Department of Corrections, Clay Davis, and Uncle Buck - Zissimos Bar [1023 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD]


Wednesday, 19 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Jazz is Dead featuring Alphonso Johnson, Jeff Pevar, Tom Constanten, Rod Morgenstern, & Chris Smith - celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead - Howard Theatre
• Willie Nelson & Family and Old Crow Medicine Show - Merriweather Post Pavilion


Thursday, 20 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Donavon Frankenreiter - the Hamilton
• High on Fire, Pallbearer, Lucifer, and Venomous Maximus - Baltimore SoundStage
• Joe Louis Walker and Selwyn Birchwood - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 21 August 2015 [link to this day]

• the Battle - Finals - Jammin' Java
• Firefall & Atlanta Rhythm Section - Birchmere
• Patrick Alban & Noche Latina - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Benefit for Centro de Ayuda)
• Seth Kibel - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)


Saturday, 22 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Anthony David & Zo! and Carmen Rodgers - Baltimore SoundStage
• Crack the Sky, the Ravyns, Dave DeMarco Band, and midnite Run - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)
• Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne, and A Thousand Horses - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Dark Blue and Birth (Defects) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Good Life and Big Harp - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Hey Nineteen (Steely Dan tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jake Shimabukuro - Birchmere
Maryland Folk Fest: Aether Realm, Sekengard, Isenmor, Throne of Wilderness, Yonder Realm, Dogs & Day Drinkers, Heimdall - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Reagan Years - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Sunday, 23 August 2015 [link to this day]

• the Beach Boys - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 4/23/15)
• Jake Shimabukuro - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages 1 PM Matinee)
• John Nolan (of Taking Back Sunday) - DC9


Tuesday, 25 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) (Postponed from 4/22/15)
• Nickelback and Lifehouse - Jiffy Lube Live
• Santana (the Corazón Tour) - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Social Distortion, Nikki Lane, and Drag the River - Fillmore Silver Spring


Wednesday, 26 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Fifth Hamony, Bea Miller, Natalie La Rose, and Common Kings - Warner Theatre
• Larry Graham & Granham Central Station - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper - Baltimore Arena (Royal Farms Arena)
• Santana - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (the Corazón Tour)


Thursday, 27 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Justin Hayward and Mike Dawes - Birchmere
• King Raam - Black Cat (Backstage)


Friday, 28 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Afro Bop Alliance - National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [DC] (Jazz in the Garden at 5 PM)
• Alter Ego - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• In Gratitude (Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Screaming Females, Vacation, and Give - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tim McGraw, Billy Currington, and Chase Bryant - Jiffy Lube Live


Saturday, 29 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) and Mike Dawes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Koffin kats, OC45, Dead End Lane, and Walk the Plank - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• No Bad JuJu - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club (Adios Tour) and the Pedrito Martinez Group - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)
• Van Halen and Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Jiffy Lube Live
• Yellow Dubmarine - the Hamilton


Sunday, 30 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Larry Graham & Graham Central Station - Birchmere
• the Reunion of Toby Palmer & Chosen Generation - Howard Theatre


Wednesday, 2 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Doobie Brothers, Gregg Allman, and Lara Johnston - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)


Thursday, 3 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Euge Groove - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 4 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Euge Groove - Birchmere
• Swervedriver and Gateway Drugs - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Saturday, 5 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Evergrey, Voyager, Borealis, and Oceans of Slumber - Baltimore SoundStage
Negura Bunget, Grimegod, Dynfari, Snakefeast, Storm of Damnation, and Coastal Plain - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD] MOVED TO THE WINDUP SPACE
• Negura Bunget, Grimegod, Dynfari, Snakefeast, Storm of Damnation, and Coastal Plain - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (Moved from The Circuit)


Sunday, 6 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer - Jiffy Lube Live


Tuesday, 8 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Epica, Eluveitie, and the Agonist - Baltimore SoundStage
• Twenty One Pilots and Echosmith - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC] - sold out
• Watkins Family Hour featuring Sean Watkins & Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek), Fiona Apple, Don Heffington, Sebastian Steinberg, and special guests - Birchmere


Wednesday, 9 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Dru Hill featuring Sisquo, Nokio, Jazz, & Tao - Howard Theatre
• Jenny Hval and Briana Marela - DC9
• Royal Southern Brotherhood - State Theatre
• Twenty One Pilots and Echosmith - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• Watkins Family Hour featuring Sean Watkins & Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek), Fiona Apple, Don Heffington, Sebastian Steinberg, and special guests - Birchmere


Thursday, 10 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Birchmere (the Traveling Kind Tour)
• the Milk Carton Kids - Lisner Auditorium
• REO Speedwagon - Warner Theatre (Rescheduled from 4/12/15)
• Robert Klein - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Steve Ignorant (of Crass) and Paranoid Visions - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 11 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Blues Traveler - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Dr. Ralph Stanley & Friends featuring the Clinch Mountain Boys - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Birchmere (the Traveling Kind Tour)
• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Jackson Browne - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Saturday, 12 September 2015 [link to this day]

• the Church Mafia Live - Warner Theatre
• Dengue Fever - Rock & Roll Hotel
• DNA After Dark Hip Hop - Choreographers Showcase - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• the Fab Faux - the Hamilton
• Jason Aldean, Cole Swindell, and tyler Farr - Jiffy Lube Live
• Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, and Eric Hutchinson - Wolf Trap (Filene Center) - sold out
• Madonna (Rebel Heart Tour) - Verizon Center
• the Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston - Birchmere
• Screening of Destroy Cleveland: Cleveland Hardcore from 1987-early 2000s - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Several Species: the Pink Floyd Experience - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore)


Sunday, 13 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Callaghan and Claire Holley - Jammin' Java
• Death Cab for Cutie and Explosions in the Sky - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Godflesh and Prurient - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix, and Eric Hutchinson - Wolf Trap (Filene Center)


Monday, 14 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Josh Groban - DAR Constitution Hall
• Reverend Horton Heat & the Adicts with special guests the Creepshow - Howard Theatre
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Tuesday, 15 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Ana Popovic - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 16 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Stromae - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]


Thursday, 17 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Charlie Daniels Band - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Birchmere
• Peter &: Will Anderson Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 18 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Alabama Shakes and Drive-By Truckers - Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Sekengard and Dogs & Day Drinkers - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Wombats - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Young Dubliners - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Zoso (Led Zepplin Tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage


Saturday, 19 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Chante Moore - Howard Theatre
• National Philharmonic: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Street Corner Symphony - Jammin' Java
the Shindig Festival: Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots, Anthrax, Chevelle, Helmet, Reverend Horton Heat, Nothing More, Crobot, Silvertung, Black Angel Down - Carroll Park [1500 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD]


Sunday, 20 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers - Birchmere
• Nasar Abadey - the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital [921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, WDC] (CapitalBop's Hot 5 @ Hill Center)
• National Philharmonic: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 22 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Ed Sheeran - Verizon Center


Wednesday, 23 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Ed Sheeran - Verizon Center


Thursday, 24 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• John Ondrasik (of Five For Fighting) with quartet - Birchmere


Friday, 25 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Livingston Taylor - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 26 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Aztec Two-Step: Second Step 40th Anniversary Concert - Jammin' Java
• Brad Paisley, Justin Moore, and Mickey Guyton - Jiffy Lube Live
• Eric Roberson - Baltimore SoundStage
• Halestorm, the Pretty Reckless, and Starset - Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (Rescheduled from 5/2/15)
• Kix - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall: Drake, the Strokes, alt-J, Chvrches, Ben Howard, Chromeo, Band of Horses, the War on Drugs, George Ezra, Nate Ruess, Lord Huron, Wale, the Kills, Twin Shadow, the Lone Bellow, Dr. John & the Nitetrippers, Dan Deacon, Houndmouth, the Joy Formidable, Daughter, Albert Hammond Jr., Rhiannon Giddens, Ex Hex, the Mowgli's, boots, In the Valley Below, Rebirth Brass Band, U.S. Royalty, Hiss Golden Messenger, Vandaveer, Erik Hassle, Vintage Trouble, Lion Babe, the London Souls, Red Baraat, the Hunts, Avers, the Suffers, the Eagle Rock Gospel SIngers, Empresarios, Ace Cosgrove - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC]
Metal Quest III: A Sound of Thunder, Omnislash, Aries, Burning Shadows, Eternal Winter - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Outlaws & Blackhawk - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Sunday, 27 September 2015 [link to this day]

Landmark Music Festival for the National Mall: Drake, the Strokes, alt-J, Chvrches, Ben Howard, Chromeo, Band of Horses, the War on Drugs, George Ezra, Nate Ruess, Lord Huron, Wale, the Kills, Twin Shadow, the Lone Bellow, Dr. John & the Nitetrippers, Dan Deacon, Houndmouth, the Joy Formidable, Daughter, Albert Hammond Jr., Rhiannon Giddens, Ex Hex, the Mowgli's, boots, In the Valley Below, Rebirth Brass Band, U.S. Royalty, Hiss Golden Messenger, Vandaveer, Erik Hassle, Vintage Trouble, Lion Babe, the London Souls, Red Baraat, the Hunts, Avers, the Suffers, the Eagle Rock Gospel SIngers, Empresarios, Ace Cosgrove - West Potomac Park [West Basin Dr SW, WDC]
• Marc Antoine & Paul Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 28 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Buddy Guy - Birchmere


Tuesday, 29 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Origin, Krisiun, and Aeon - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 30 September 2015 [link to this day]

• Chick Corea & Béla Fleck - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 1 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Artimus Pyle Band: honoring the music of Ronnie Van Zant's Lynyrd Skynyrd - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Prong - Empire (formerly Jaxx) MOVED TO THE CANAL CLUB (Richmond)


Friday, 2 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Arkona, Helsott, Winterhymn, Yesterday's Saints, March To Victory, and Isenmor - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Hiroshima - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Jo Koy - Warner Theatre


Saturday, 3 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Hiroshima - Birchmere
• Lee Ritenour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Philharmonic: Wagner's Rienzi - a Concert Opera - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Noah Gunderson - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Sunday, 4 October 2015 [link to this day]

• 1964: the Tribute - Birchmere


Monday, 5 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville - Birchmere
• Iggy Azalea and Nick Jonas - Verizon Center (Rescheduled from 5/12/15)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 7 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Kyle Dunnigan - Howard Theatre


Thursday, 8 October 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 9 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Emily West - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 5/5/15)
• Ricky Martin - Patriot Center
• Witchtrap and Revenge (Columbia) - Schizophrenia Hall / Leyla's Restaurant [5607 Sargent Road Hyattsville, MD]


Saturday, 10 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Jackie Evancho - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Whispers - Birchmere


Sunday, 11 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Whispers - Birchmere


Wednesday, 14 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Sanctuary - Baltimore SoundStage
• the Subdudes and Vance Gilbert - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Thursday, 15 October 2015 [link to this day]

• the Moon & Seven Stars: Ronn McFarlane (lute) & Mindy Rosenfeld (flute) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Subdudes and Vance Gilbert - Birchmere
• Suzy Bogguss & Hal Ketchum - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Friday, 16 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Hal ketchum & Suzy Bogguss - Birchmere
• Overkill and Symphony X - Fillmore Silver Spring


Saturday, 17 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Phil Vassar - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Tobias Jesso Jr. - 9:30 Club


Sunday, 18 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Birchmere
• Keiko Matsui - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mark Knopfler - Warner Theatre


Wednesday, 21 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Soulfly, Soilwork, Decapitated, and Shatterd Sun - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Thursday, 22 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Friday, 23 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Bell Biv DeVoe - Howard Theatre
• Compania Flamenca José Porcel: Flamenco Fire - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Julie Bullock (soprano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sebastian Maniscalco - Warner Theatre
• Steve Lauri (of the Hollies) - Jammin' Java
• Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque - Rock & Roll Hotel


Saturday, 24 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Raven's Night - Birchmere


Sunday, 25 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Commodores - Birchmere
• Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Serbia - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Tracy Grammer - Jammin' Java


Monday, 26 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Loreena McKennitt (trio) - Birchmere


Tuesday, 27 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Blind Guardian and Grave Digger - Baltimore SoundStage
• Loreena McKennitt (trio) - Birchmere
• UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro, and Mickey Virtue - 9:30 Club


Thursday, 29 October 2015 [link to this day]

• Natalie McMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions from Cape Breton & Beyond - Birchmere


Saturday, 31 October 2015 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Bach Favorites - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 1 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Maurizio Pollini (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Who (The Who Hits 50! Tour) - Verizon Center


Monday, 2 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 5 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Ashu (classical saxophone) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Delbert McClinton and Damon Fowler - Birchmere


Friday, 6 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Joseph Arthur - Jammin' Java
• Oleta Adams - Birchmere


Saturday, 7 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Jim Jefferies - Lincoln Theatre
• Oleta Adams - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paul Anka - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Wanda Sykes - Warner Theatre


Tuesday, 10 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Cooder-White-Skaggs (Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs) - Birchmere


Wednesday, 11 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Cooder-White-Skaggs (Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs) - Birchmere


Thursday, 12 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Colin Hay - Birchmere


Friday, 13 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Colin Hay - Birchmere


Saturday, 14 November 2015 [link to this day]

• the Last Waltz Tribute to the Band featuring Julia Nixon, Tommy Lepson, Tom Principato, Michael Clem, Pete Ragusa, Ruthie & the Wranglers, Kirk Philips, Chopteeth Horns, and more - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Sunday, 15 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Monday, 16 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Acoustic Alchemy - Birchmere


Wednesday, 18 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Kamelot and Dragonforce - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Three Dog Night - Birchmere


Thursday, 19 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Three Dog Night - Birchmere


Friday, 20 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Greg Brown - Jammin' Java
• Loose Ends feat. Jane Eugene - Howard Theatre
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere


Saturday, 21 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Greg Brown - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere


Sunday, 22 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Gerald Albright - Birchmere


Saturday, 28 November 2015 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Serenade - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 29 November 2015 [link to this day]

• Little River Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Serenade - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 3 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Blood Sweat & Tears feat. Bo Bice - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Sheila E - Birchmere


Friday, 4 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Blood Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice - Birchmere


Saturday, 5 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Paula Poundstone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)


Monday, 7 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 12 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Dar Williams - 6th & I


Sunday, 13 December 2015 [link to this day]

• Andrea Bocelli - Verizon Center
• Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Saturday, 19 December 2015 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 20 December 2015 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 23 December 2015 [link to this day]

• a John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage


Sunday, 3 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 9 January 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 16 January 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Bach Violin Concerto No. 2 - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 17 January 2016 [link to this day]

• Atlantic String Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion - 4 PM)


Saturday, 23 January 2016 [link to this day]

2016 Janus Fest (2-Piece showcase) - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Saturday, 6 February 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Mozart's Haffner Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 11 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Dénes Várjon (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Sunday, 14 February 2016 [link to this day]

• Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Saturday, 20 February 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Vivaldi's Gloria - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 21 February 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Vivaldi's Gloria - Strathmore (Music Center)


Tuesday, 1 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, & Anias Mitchell - Strathmore (Music Center)


Friday, 4 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Flenco Vivo: Poema de Andalucía - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 10 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Mischa Bouvier (baritone) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 18 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 24 March 2016 [link to this day]

• Ward-Kong Duo - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 1 April 2016 [link to this day]

• Metropolitan Opera: Rising Stars Concert Series - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 2 April 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)


Sunday, 3 April 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 4 June 2016 [link to this day]

• National Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 - Strathmore (Music Center)