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Thursday, 20 November 2014 [link to this day]

Alan Evans' Playonbrother and Covered With Jam - Gypsy Sally's CANCELLED
• Anthony Pirog + Friends - Bossa
Boombox Cartel, Des McMahon, and Presa - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM) CANCELLED
• Brian Posehn and Jeremy Essig - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Bryan Batt: Batt on a Hot Tin Roof - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Caroline Rose - IOTA Club & Café
• Chris Smither & the Motivators - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• DuCru, Tone, Jonathan Badger, Wanted Man, and Hisatsinom - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Graham Colton and Roses & Revolutions - Jammin' Java
• GW Law School Bands - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Home Body, Lavender Tone, and Prettyboy Tapwater - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• James Cotton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jazz Band Master Class - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
Joe Pino Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Kill the Noise, Botnek, Two Fresh, and Bortz - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Kristeen Young and Wet Brain - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Laughing Man, Snowcaps, and Tolva - the Beehive [1327 Delafield Pl NW, WDC]
• Lysette Titi - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Memphis Dawls - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Milton Nascimento - Lisner Auditorium
• Moon Hooch, Out of the Beardspace, and Jordan August Band - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Symphony Orchestra (Rossen Milanov, conductor) with Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Washingotn Men's Camerata (Frank Albinder, Music Director): Stravinsky's - Suite (1919) and Busoni's Piano Concerto - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• New Medicine - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Nick Cabrejos, Spencer Joyce, Brendan Metz, and Kayla Neal - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Alchemy Acoustic Afternoons - show at noon)
• Sax and the City featuring Marion Meadows & Paul Taylor - Birchmere
• the Suitcase Junket, City On Silt, and the End of America - Velvet Lounge
• Sun & Flesh, Perihelion, Isenmor, and Eastdear Park - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Telegraph Wires, Ryan Shelkett & the Outfit, Future Thieves, and Silver Dollar Switchblade - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Throw Me a Rope, Aerial View, Of Apollo, and Applefeast - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the U.S. Air Force Chamber String Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• War - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) - sold out
• the Wild Feathers, the Apache Relay, and Desert Noises - 9:30 Club (Early show - 5 PM)
• the Wytches and French Admirals - DC9


Friday, 21 November 2014 [link to this day]

• 8x8: Andrew Bucket, the Encyclopedia Show, Jamel Johnson, Natalie McGill, Jenn Tisdale, Jennifer Tress, Haywood Turnipseed Jr., J. Lima Foxtrot, and hosted by Brandon Wetherbee - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Allah-Las and Tashaki Miyagi - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Augustana, River City Extension, and Colony House - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Backbeat Underground, Feedel Band, and Ramy Essam - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Black Clouds (Dreamcation release show), the Deadmen, and Tereu Tereu - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Brother Joscephus - the Hamilton
• Charming & Bianca present the Unsigned Hype! Dom of Da District - Trey Kash, Peter Moe - Velvet Lounge
• Chris Smither & the Motivators and Rusty Belle - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Danny Daze, Ken Lazee, and Funkdamentalist - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Frederic Yonnet (harmonica/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Future Punx, Mark Plasma, The Emmies, and Nick Hope - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Heather Maloney - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Home Body, Pleasure Curses, Stronger Sex, and DJ Chris Rudy - Comet Ping Pong
• Jonathan Richman live featuring Tommy Larkins on drums - with Frank Bango - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Kill Lincoln, No Such Noise, and Rooney's Shoe - Charm City Skate Park [4301 O'Donnell St Suite 1, Baltimore, MD]
• Larry Brown Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Last Waltz Tribute produced by Newmyer Flyer - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Listen Local First DC performance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Manilla Road, A Sound of Thunder, Iron Man, Witch Hazel, and Maximum Oversatan - the Circuit [104 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD]
• MC Chris, MC Lars, and Spose - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Rossen Milanov, conductor) with Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Washingotn Men's Camerata (Frank Albinder, Music Director): Stravinsky's - Suite (1919) and Busoni's Piano Concerto - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the New Pornographers (featuring A.C. newman, Neko Case, Dan Bejar) and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Night Kitchen, Dissonance, Useless Grant, and Tomato Dodgers - Tree House Concerts at the VFW 350 [6420 Orchard Ave, Takoma Park, MD]
• Nous Étions, Naked, Phantom Lanterns, and Eminent Domain - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Oscar Peñas (guitar) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere
• the Revivalists and Red Wanting Blue - Baltimore SoundStage
• Round About, Elroy Jenkins, and Bad Scooter - IOTA Club & Café
• the Safes, the Plurals, Monster museum, and Moist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Sebastion Mikael - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Sister Hazel and Melodime - State Theatre
• Something More, the Oddities, Red Light Distraction, and Throwing Wrenches - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Soundconnection & Rhythm6 - Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club [7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD]
• Starlight Natives and the Holographic Sticker Club - Joe Squared [133 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• Twiddle and Threesound - Gypsy Sally's
• the VIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Yum., the Duskwhales, and Dr. Robinson's Fiasco - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10 PM)


Saturday, 22 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Raw Blow and Sneeze - TBA
• 50 Cent and G Unit - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Allah-Las, Tashaki Miyaki, and DJ Shields (Mike Romano) - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Atlas Road Crew and Bond & Bentley - Gypsy Sally's
• AU Pitches Be Trippin' (final fall concert) - Kay Spiritual Life Center Chapel [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC] (6 PM Show)
• Bleachers and Wild Club - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bliss with Will Eastman, Jus Nowhere, & DJ Nav - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Blonde Redhead and People Get Ready - Howard Theatre
• BSO: Bernstein & Beethoven - Strathmore (Music Center)
• BSO: Music Box - All About Bears - Strathmore (Music Center - 11:30 AM)
• Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band, Big Hush (EP Release), Anthony Pirog Trio, and Golden Triangle - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Chris Smither & the Motivators and Rusty Belle - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Dean Ween Group, Sick, and Martian Architect - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, and Eric Paslay - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Dillon Francis, TJR, and Hoodboi - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Diseased Earth, Mattis, Athame, Lords of Bedlam, Earthling, Isenmor, and the Black Order - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Drop Electric, Cigarette, and Young Rapids - Black Cat (Mainstage - a benefit for Girls Rock DC)
• Fellow Creatures, Baby Bry Bry, and Gully Waters - DC9
• Feritas, Suffer No Guilt, and Death Penalty - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Frederic Yonnet (harmonica/soul fusion) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hailu Mergia and Low Mentality - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• the Heads Are Zeros, Lilac Daze, Crimson Wave, and Accidental Ghost - Kay Spiritual Life Center Chapel [4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, WDC] (7:30 PM Show)
• Inspecter 7, the Scotch Bonnets, and the Evokatones - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Irresponsible, Playground Etiquette, Rêve, and Accidents - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Jesse Boykins III and DJ Underdog - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Julie Murphy Wells (Sophisticated Lady Show) - Jammin' Java (Early show - 7 PM)
• Jumpin Jupiter and No Kiss No Poison - IOTA Club & Café
• Larry Brown Quintet - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Last Waltz Tribute: Bob Margolin, Julia Nixon, Big Joe Maher, Tom Principato, Ruthie Logsdon, Mike Clem, Margot MacDonald - the Hamilton
MT6FEST X: 2014 - Black Sweat, Black Whiskey, Bobby E. Lee & the Sympathizers, Chief Pokawa, Expanding Man, Jonathan Badger, Joy On Fire, Lilith Velkor, Liz Meredeth, Multicult, NewAgeHillBilly, Nicky Smith, Quitter, Ratboiler, Rosemary Krust, Special People, the Blown Fuses, the Morels, Zind - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Mudcat - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Rossen Milanov, conductor) with Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Washingotn Men's Camerata (Frank Albinder, Music Director): Stravinsky's - Suite (1919) and Busoni's Piano Concerto - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the New Pornographers (featuring A.C. newman, Neko Case, Dan Bejar) and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart - 9:30 Club - sold out
• No Bad Juju - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• No Blitz, Nuclear Ice Age, Youth Hostel, Short Stories, FlipSide, Purple Isn't Six, Neurotic, and Fuse Box - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Localpalooza)
• NSO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Paula Poundstone - Birchmere
• Rainy Day Cacophony, Nuclear Family, and the Strange Times - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Rickey Smiley - Warner Theatre
• Saved By the 90s: A Party with the Bayside Tigers - State Theatre
• Suede - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Taylor Williamson of America's Got Talent - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa
• Universal Funk Order, BenCoolen, and Food Will Win the War - IOTA Club & Café (5 PM early show)
• VVAQRT, Profligate, Ben Jenkins, and Alex DB - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (Presented by Select DC)
• W. Kamau Bell - 6th & I
• the Walking Sticks (EP Release Party), Ploy, DJ Lean Quatifah, and DJ Gianma - Rock & Roll Hotel
• the Woodshedders - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]


Sunday, 23 November 2014 [link to this day]

the 9 Songwriters Series - IOTA Club & Café NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE
• Algebra Blessett - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) and the Mutter Virtuosi - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Bay Tunes Guitars Fall/Winter Rock Band School Showcase - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (All-Ages Matinee)
• Bobby Muncy Jazz Sunday Series - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (In the Mix Performance)
• Catriona Sturton - Boneyard Studios [21 Evarts St NE, WDC] (Tiny House Concert)
• East Ghost (If I Sleep EP Release Show), Static Scene, and Echo Broke Alone - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Eishin Nose and Satoshi Takeishi - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Fourth Stream - Bossa
• Go Cozy, Breakfast In Fur, and Expert Alterations - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]
• GoldLink, Abhi/Dijon, Chaz French, and Louie Lastic - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Guitar Passions: Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan, & Romero Lubambo - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Haunt, Birthright, Queensway, Definite, and Poured Out - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Horse Lords, Dura, Teen Liver, and McColm/Pirog/Stewart - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC]
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Integriti Reeves - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Janis Ian - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Main Squeeze, Congo Sanchez, and 10 Step Groove - Baltimore SoundStage
• Mouths of Babes and Jesse Thomas - Jammin' Java
• Mythbusters - Behind the Myths - Warner Theatre (Two shows - 3 PM & 7 PM)
• Parasytic and Nude Mass - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Upstairs)
• Pat Metheny Unity Group with Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams, Giulio Carmassi - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD]
• Pepper, the Movement, and New Beat Fund - Howard Theatre
• Raven, Night Demon, October 31, and DJ El Supremo - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• the Rememberables, Honah Lee, the Plurals, and Polyon - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Rue Snider and Daniel Warren Hill - Galaxy Hut
• Shy Violet (LP release) and Amarillo By Morning - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, the Pimps of Joytime, and Jason Spooner - the Hamilton
• Smoke n' Mangos, Dead Men's Hollow, and Andy Michaels - Jammin' Java (Bluegrass Matinee - 12:30 PM)
• the Smoker's Club featuring Method Man & Redman, B Real, Berner, and Mick Jenkins - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, and Ranger Doug Green - Birchmere
• Today is the Day, Slagstorm, Organ Trail, and Athame - R&K Pub [15 E. Baltimore St, Hagerstown, MD]
• Wildcat! Wildcat! and Sun Club - DC9
• the Word Alive, the Color Morale, Our Last Night, the Dead Rabbitts, Miss Fortune, Myka Relocate, and When Cities Sleep - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Wyatt Cenak - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Monday, 24 November 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - As If (90s tribute), New Old School (tribute to 90s Girl Power), Unit Shifters (Nirvana tribute), the Unforgiven (tribute to Metallica feat. members of Sky Came Burning, Adverse Attraction, Sanhedron, and Yesterday's War) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Chrisette Michele - Birchmere
• Dear Creek, AJ Smith, and Neal Carpenter - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Our Neighbor's Child)
• Drugs of Faith, Feedback Psychosis, Pigeon Down, and Big Weird - Cellar Door [Annandale, VA]
• Exodus, March To Victory, Oberris, Yesterday's Saints, Blunt Force Rebellion, Afarinesh, and Red Sky Research - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Juanito Pascual (flamenco guitar) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
Madden Brothers, Keta, and Front Porch Step - 9:30 Club CANCELLED
• Mirenka Cechova with Nancy Jo Snider: the Voice of Anne Frank - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• R5 - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Ryan Bingham (solo acoustic) and Tess Druckenmiller - the Hamilton
• Sandra McCracken (Rain For Roots kids/family show) - Jammin' Java (10:30 AM Morning Show)
• Story League All-Stars: Tournament 10 - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Streets of Laredo and Max Jury - DC9
• Teen Mom, Leggy, Trunkweed, and Myrrh Myrrh - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Two Ton Twig, Heirloom, and Corinna Rose - Galaxy Hut


Tuesday, 25 November 2014 [link to this day]

• B.o.B. and Kevin Gates - Baltimore SoundStage
• Bob Dylan - DAR Constitution Hall
• Cheick Hamala's Griot Street - Bossa
• Chris Duarte - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Chrisette Michele - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Home for the Holidays - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats (feathring John Kadlecik of Further and Dark Star Orchestra) - Gypsy Sally's
• Leyla McCalla (formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops) and Michaela Anne - the Hamilton
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Mike Doughty (Question Jar Show) - featuring Andrew "Scrap" Livingston - Jammin' Java - sold out
• Moonshine Society - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• the Queers, Dwarves, and Over Our Eyes - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Say Anything, Saves the Day, and Reggie & the Full Effect - Fillmore Silver Spring
• St. Lucia (The Night Comes Around Again Tour), the Knocks, and HAERTS - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Susana Baca - Howard Theatre
• the Walker Redds Project - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Winard Harper & Jeli Posse featuring Lori Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Wednesday, 26 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Alexandru Tomescu - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• B.O.B. and Kevin Gates - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Bastards of Reality (Black Sabbath tribute), Clenched Fist (Sepultura tribute), and Fortress - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks Extravaganza! - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Bridge and Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Charles Esten: As Seen in "Nashville" - Birchmere
• Charm City Devils, Cinder Road, Skies in Chaos, and Fatally Yours - Baltimore SoundStage
• College and Furniteur - DC9
• DJ sets from Spank Rock, Chris Devlin, Hoff, and Cutmayor HY (of Basq Haus), hosted by Emily Rabbit - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Bad Blood Records Thanksgiving Party)
• Familiar Faces, Vybe Band, and Frank Sirus - Howard Theatre
• the Heady Holiday Hoedown featuring E.L.M. (Electric Love Machine), Moogatu, Black Masala, and Ypset - Jammin' Java
• Indigo Love: An Evening with Sarah Vaughan - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• John Kadlecik & the DC Mystery Cats (feathring John Kadlecik of Further and Dark Star Orchestra) - Gypsy Sally's (Benefit for DC Central Kitchen)
• Moombahton Massive XL (4-year anniversary / Mama Nada's Bday edition) - Nadastrom, Sabo, Jen Lasher, Billy the Gent - U St Music Hall
• Nots, Gotobeds, Boy Spit, Leggy, Trunkweed, and DJ Young Coconut - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Orchester Prazevica - Bossa
• the Right On Band (70s tribute) - State Theatre
• Schroeder & the Brillo Pads, Braceface, and Canker Blossom - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• St. Lucia (The Night Comes Around Again Tour), the Knocks, and HAERTS - 9:30 Club - sold out


Thursday, 27 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Jia Liang Liu - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (2 AM & 2 PM)
• Shake Shake Shake - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Thanksgiving Day Swing Dance Party with Johnny Boyd - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Friday, 28 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Alfredo Mojica Group - Bossa
• Anicon, Yellow Eyes, Elagabalus, and Xeukatre - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Ashanti (album release concert) and GoGo Morrow - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 8/1/14 - Early show: 8 PM)
• Bella Gaia / Beautiful Earth - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Big Something and Dale & the ZDubs - Gypsy Sally's
• Black Lung, Softeyes, Thelma & the Sleaze, and Purple Orange - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Black Masala and the West Philadelphia Orchestra - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• the Blackbyrds - Blue Groove Soundz [5852 N Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA] (Record Store Day Black Friday)
• Clockwork Indigo (Flatbush Zombies & the Underachievers) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Cloud Gavin - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD] (3 PM Show)
• the Dismemberment Plan and Priests - 9:30 Club
• DJ Dan, Baggadonuts, Buster, and Ray Casil - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Dumpstaphunk - the Hamilton
• Elijah Jamal Balbed - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Feed God Cabbage, Poor Man's Copyright, Higher Education, the Elegant Plums, and Sono Lumini - Jammin' Java
• the Fuss, Go Mod Go!, and DJs Sir Collins & Scotty "B" - Black Cat (Backstage - Twist & Crawl Dance Party)
• Googoosh & Ebi - Patriot Center
• Grainger with Pockets featuring special gueest Meritxell - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Jaheim and Jagged Edge - DAR Constitution Hall CANCELLED
• Joe Bonamassa - Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric [140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• the Kin, Sophie & the Bom Boms, and Pressing Strings - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Nighthawks and Skip Castro Band - State Theatre
• NSO Pops: An Evening with Sutton Foster - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Odeon - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Peter & Will Anderson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads Tribute) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Shirt/Pants, Tomato Dodgers, and Soup - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Suffer No Guilt, the Squad Shut True Terror, Awake At Last, Ritualistic, Led To Ruins, Sic 'Em Buster, and Northern Nebula - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Tank - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the War & Treaty, Conor Brendan & the Wild Hunt, and Krestovsky - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Saturday, 29 November 2014 [link to this day]

• the 9 Songwriter Series present Songs About Home - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Attila Faravelli, Vector Trio, Exatari (Derek Morton of Brown Wing Overdrive and Mikroknytes), and Colla Parte - Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center [8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD] (Pyramid Atlantic Benefit Show)
• Bananas with Ynfynyt Scroll, Jon Kwest, Wolf Dem - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Black Veil Brides and Falling In Reverse - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Crack the Sky and Hectic Red - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• David Zellnik and Joe Zellnik - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Dubbel Dutch, Total Freedom, and Basscamp - U St Music Hall (Late show - 11 PM)
• the Excentrics (Reunion) and Taylor Carson - Jammin' Java
• His Dream of Lions (CD release show) and Audiostrobelight - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Interpol and Hundred Waters - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Joe Bonamassa - DAR Constitution Hall
• Jonny Grave - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Kelela and Junglepussy - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Lightwire Theater - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM & 8 PM)
• Mindset, Coke Bust, Praise, In Between, pure Disgust, and Soft Grip - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (CCAS Benefit Show)
• N'Toko, Supermoon, Eze Jackson, DJ Shawn Smallwood, Barnyard Sharks, A Worthless Homestead, Jeff Carey, the Root & the Basilisk, and Phantom Lanterns - Club K [2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD] (Baltimore Boredom 5)
• NRBQ and Miss Tess & the Talkbacks - the Hamilton
• NSO Pops: An Evening with Sutton Foster - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• On the Bus and the Jauntee - Gypsy Sally's
• Peter & Will Anderson - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Polaris and Sr. - Baltimore SoundStage
• Randy Thompson Band - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Rollerblades (90s tribute) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Seraphic Fire Christmas: Carols by Candlelight - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Slim Man - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
Song of the Fool: On the Road with Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers - a book signing with Hunter Sharpless and Stephen Kellogg - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show in the Lobby Bar - FREE!)
• Stephen Kellogg - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Tumbao y Raul Morel - Bossa


Sunday, 30 November 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex Bugnon - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cock Sparrer, H2O, the Casualties, and Ravagers - Baltimore SoundStage
• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Effects, Caddywhompus, and Laughing Man - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• George Winston (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Ghost Punch, Splat, Mobius Strip, and Get a Tan - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC] (Sunday Services presented by DZ Tapes)
• Gregory Nebours - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Ill Doots, CJ the Genesis, Identity Krisis, and $urreal - Velvet Lounge
• Interpol and Hundred Waters - 9:30 Club - sold out
• MSTRKRFT (DJ Set) and Stereo Faith - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM - Free)
• the Project, StereoRiots, and Port Harbour - Jammin' Java (@JamminJavaMei's Local Scene)
• Relient K (Mmhmm 10th Anniversary Tour), Blondfire, and From Indian Lakes - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Square Peg Round Hole, Mitski, Us & Us Only, and Johanna Warren - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Time Consumer, Face Value, Crawling Manifest, Bad Bare Fox, Never Ending Fall, Terrain, Deity, Kwangody, Baggypantsrich, Halftone, Dark Hollow, Golden Sombreros, the Miss Lonelys, the Milestones, Front Royal - Ottobar (Baltimore) (Gorilla Music Presents 'The Baltimore Battle of the Bands')
• Tony Martucci - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• the Wailers (30th Anniversary of Legend Tour) - the Hamilton


Monday, 1 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Blues Alley Youth Orchestra - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Cartesian Theater and Freddy Hall & the Best Intentions - Galaxy Hut
• the Charm Offensive, the Delarcos, and King Mixer - IOTA Club & Café
• Death From Above 1979 and Biblical - 9:30 Club
• Home Free Vocal Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Mean Jeans, Kepi Ghoulie Electric, and Passing Phases - Comet Ping Pong
• Scott Coulter - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• A Will Away, Take Care, and My Heart My Anchor - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 2 December 2014 [link to this day]

• the 1975, CRUISR, and Young Rising Sons - Echo Stage [2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, WDC]
• 76 Degrees West Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Art Alexakis (of Everclear) and Jimi Haha (of Jimmie's Chicken Shack) - Baltimore SoundStage
• Blood on the Dance Floor, Whitney Peyton, and Sweet Ascent - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Chadwick Stokes (of Dispatch and State Radio) - the Hamilton
• Chuck Ragan and Adam Faucett - Gypsy Sally's
• David Cook - Jammin' Java (Brain Cancer Research Benefit Concert)
• Elvis Depressedly and Told Slant - DC9
• James Taylor & His All-Star Band - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Jhene Aiko, SZA, and the Internet - Fillmore Silver Spring (Enter the Void Tour)
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Maryland Music Awards - Benefitting children with cancer thru the Nicole Van Horn Trust Fund - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Negleatha "Dr J" Johnson - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• New Build - U St Music Hall
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Steven Lutvak - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Trey Anastasio Band - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 3 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Allyn Johnson (Artist-In-Residence Mentor) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Brian Charette Organ Trio Holiday (Jimmy Smith & Don Patterson Arrangements) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Chuck Ragan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Corrections House (members of Eyehategod, Neurosis, Nachtmystium, and Yakuza), Statiqbloom, and Curse - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Death To All (Bobby Koelble, Sean Reinert, Steve DiGiorgio, Max Phelps), Obituary, Massacre, Rivers of Nihil, Untimely Demise, Anu, Abandon Earth, and March To Victory - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Devin Townsend Project, Animals as Leaders, and Monuments - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Frank Warren: The World of PostSecret - 6th & I
• Hejira and Wolfgang - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Honor By August, the Morrison Brothers, Andrea Pais, and Crooked Crow - Jammin' Java (Cancer Can Rock Benefit Concert)
• Hoodie Allen, Chiddy Bang, and Taylor Bennett - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Jesse Marchant and County - DC9
• Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers with Cory Henry (of Snarky Puppy) - the Hamilton
• Les Sins (of Toro Y Moi), Royal, and Jason Kap - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Lisa Livesay: Laughs, Love, & Light - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Melanie Fiona - Birchmere
• Slick Rick the Ruler, Kane Mayfield, and Billy Lyve - Baltimore SoundStage
• Trey Anastasio Band - 9:30 Club
• Yung Lean & Sad Boys, Gravity Boys, and Goth Money Records - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Thursday, 4 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Amy Ray - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Ardamus, Prowess, UnOwn, and RNL (host) - DC9
• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Aztec Sun and Mister F (featuring members of Timbre Coup and Capital Zen) - Gypsy Sally's
• the Black Keys and St. Vincent - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Calvert High School Music Theatre Ensemble & Swanson Choral Group - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Casting Crowns - Patriot Center
• Civil Twilight and Baby Bee - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
Diana Krall - Strathmore (Music Center) POSTPONED TO 2/26/15
• the Dig, the Sea Life, and Pree - Black Cat (Backstage)
• the Empty Hearts (members of the Romantics, Blondie, the Cars, and the Chesterfield King) - State Theatre
• Feedel Band - Bossa
• Fly Golden Eagle, Bobby E Lee & the Sympathizers, and Red Sammy - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Herman's Hermits staring Peter Noone - Birchmere
• J.S. Bach: Treasures and Traditions from the Great Master of the Baroque - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery)
• Jhene Aiko, Sza, and the Internet - Baltimore SoundStage
• José Feliciano - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Justin Jones, Rotoglow, and Susto - IOTA Club & Café
• Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood - 9:30 Club
• Mirel Wagner and Stranger in the Alps - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Motopony, Super City, and Hollywood Blanks - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Helmuth Rilling, conductor) with Julia Sophie Wagner (soprano), Anke Vondung (alto), Nicholas Phang (tenor), michael Nagy (baritone), Nicholas Stovall (NSO Principal Oboe), Marissa Regni (NSO Principal Second Violin), and the University of Maryland Concert Choir (Edward Maclary, director): J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3; Cantata No. 110 "Unser Mund sei voll Lachens"; Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Orchestra; Cantata No. 63 "Christen, atzet diesen Tag" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Pleasurekraft and RNS - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Power of the Trinity feat. Desi Hyson, Tuff Lion, and Dr. Dubenstein - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• the Red Fetish, Teething Veils, Grogan Social Scene, and Daniel Suhre - MIGBar/Dr Clock's Nowhere Bar [2226 18th St NW, WC]
Sadie & the Hotheads (Elizabeth McGovern of Downton Abbey) - Lincoln Theatre Postponed to 10/8/15
• Tank - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Toby Lightman (Every Kind of People album release) and Jesse Ruben - Jammin' Java
• Whiff, Dinged Up, and Widows Watch - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)


Friday, 5 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Arab Music from Baghdad to Andalusia - Turaath - Lincoln Theatre
• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• BadBadNotGood - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Andrea McArdle - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Big Bang Baby - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Corsair, Iris Divine, Caustic Cassanova, and Rat Infested - Old Firestation #3 [3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA]
• Dangermuffin and Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers - Gypsy Sally's
• Dar Williams (honoring the 20th anniversary of the Honesty Room), Trevor Gordon Hall, and the Accidentals - Birchmere
• Dweller in the Valley, Death Shroud, Archael, Ravn, and Athame - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Feed the Meter, the Beirds, and the Relics - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Heathers Headache and Blame It On Jane - IOTA Club & Café
• Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• HR (of Bad Brains) with the Scotch Bonnets and the Captivators - Comet Ping Pong
• In Dying Arms, Transitions, Every Minute Can Kill the Artisan, I Plead Insanity, and Perihelion - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers and Flow Tribe - Baltimore SoundStage
• kRush (Rush Tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Lloyd Dobler Effect - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Luke Brindley & Friends and Owen Danoff - Jammin' Java (Jammin' Java's 13th Anniversary Party)
• Max Cooper, Chris Nitti, and Navbox - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Mermaids and Borden Grant - Velvet Lounge
• National Symphony Orchestra (Helmuth Rilling, conductor) with Julia Sophie Wagner (soprano), Anke Vondung (alto), Nicholas Phang (tenor), Michael Nagy (baritone), Nicholas Stovall (NSO Principal Oboe), Marissa Regni (NSO Principal Second Violin), and the University of Maryland Concert Choir (Edward Maclary, director): J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3; Cantata No. 110 "Unser Mund sei voll Lachens"; Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Orchestra; Cantata No. 63 "Christen, atzet diesen Tag" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• NSO Prelude - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Nude Beach, Monster Museum, Thin Lips, and Balkan Falcon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Over the Rhine - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Pizza Underground and Har Mar Superstar - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rise Against, A Day To Remember, the Gaslight Anthem, Manchester Orchestra, Twin Atlantic, and the Eeries - Patriot Center (DC 101 Presents Elliot in the Morning's Holiday Show)
• Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner, and Elke Baker - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Scotty McCreery and Kristian Bush - Fillmore Silver Spring (WMZQ's Concert for Kids)
• Sister Cities, Twin Pines, and Chelsea Kills - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Two Dragons & a Cheetah (EP release), the Lucky So & So's, Derek Evry, and DJ sets from Bangers and Ma$h - Chillcago [4201 Illinois Ave NW, WDC]
• Wing Dam (video release), Paperhaus, Sherman Whips, and the Diamond Sea - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Yo La Tengo turns 30 and Lambchop - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 6 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Acheron, Martyvore, Arsantiqva, the Day of the Beast, and Extermination Angel - Club Baltimore [8014 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD]
• Adrian Belew (from King Crimson) Power Trio - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Bayside Tigers (90s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Big Ups, Multicult, Hive Bent, and Washer - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• BRNDA, Pinegrove, What Moon Things, Sedna's Not Alone, and Soundtrack to Sleep - Above the Bayou [2521 Pennsylvania Ave NW #3, WDC]
• BSO: Duke Ellington's Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• BSO: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center - 8 PM)
• BSO: Music Box - Jingle Bells - Strathmore (Music Center - 10 AM & 11:30 AM)
• Cher (Dressed to Kill Tour) - Verizon Center (Rescheduled from 9/29/14)
• Chicago Jazz Orchestra featuring Allan Harris and Dee Alexander - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 & 9:30 PM)
• Dar Williams (honoring the 20th anniversary of the Honesty Room) and the Accidentals - Birchmere
• Dead Leaf Echo, Lenorable, and the New Lines - Comet Ping Pong
• Division, Iris Divine, MindMaze, Trihexyn, and Vitality - Café 611 [611 Market St, Frederick, MD]
• Drew Scott (the Drewcifer Tape release), Eze Jackson, Butch Dawson, Al Rogers Jr., Goste, and DJ sets by Baby Nate - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Elle Varner & Adrian Marcel - Howard Theatre
• Famous Last Words, For All I Am, Kingdom of Giants, Whether I, Contending, Nautilus, Values & Virtues, In Their Wake, and Encasing Embrace - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (the Invogue Records Tour)
• the Feelies - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Rockin' the Holidays - Lincoln Theatre
• Hamell on Trial - Gypsy Sally's (Free - Vinyl Lounge)
• Honest Haloway, the Jaguar Club, Incredible Change, and Brett (DJ set) - DC9
• Hoots & Hellmouth and Flight of Salt (featuring founding member of the Hackensaw Boys, Rob Bullington) - Gypsy Sally's
• the Kennedys and the Nields - Jammin' Java (Dynamic Duos)
• KeyStone - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts [801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD] (A Cappella Holiday Show)
• the Legwarmers - State Theatre
• Marah presents Mountain Minstrelsy - IOTA Club & Café (5 PM early show)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Helmuth Rilling, conductor) with Julia Sophie Wagner (soprano), Anke Vondung (alto), Nicholas Phang (tenor), Michael Nagy (baritone), Nicholas Stovall (NSO Principal Oboe), Marissa Regni (NSO Principal Second Violin), and the University of Maryland Concert Choir (Edward Maclary, director): J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3; Cantata No. 110 "Unser Mund sei voll Lachens"; Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Orchestra; Cantata No. 63 "Christen, atzet diesen Tag" - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the New Romance (80s covers) - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Orchard Lounge and Mr. Bonkerz - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Peace and Carol Ringers, an English Handbell Performance - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Point Break Live! - Baltimore SoundStage
• the shadowboxers, Who Needs a Pulse, and Griff's Room Band - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Simplified - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (with special guest Ivan Neville) and Fly Golden Eagle - 9:30 Club - sold out
Unmutual Radio Fest: Submachine, Copstabber, Walk the Plank, Professional Victim, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Canker Blosom - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Vienna Jammers at Jammin' Java - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Weed Is Weed, Sixty Watt Shaman, Borracho, Volume IV, and Foghound - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Wolf Trap Holiday Sing-Along - Wolf Trap (Filene Center - 4 PM - Free!)


Sunday, 7 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Arturo Sandoval (Latin jazz legend) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Centro-Matic (Farewell Tour) and Elephant Micah - DC9
• Common - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Crowbar, Unearth, Black Crown Initiate, and Morta - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• D.C. Story League - A Collection of Funny Holiday Stories - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• Emmylou Harris and Rickie Simpkins Trio - the Hamilton (Benefit for Bonaparte's Retreat)
• French Montana - Baltimore SoundStage
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Joy Classic, Small Apartments, Heavy Lights, and Ghost Hotel - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Kennedy Center Honors: Al Green, Tom Hanks, Patricia McBride, Sting, and Lily Tomlin - Kennedy Center (Opera House) - sold out
• Lagwagon, Swingin' Utters, and This Legend - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Living Colour - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Low Cut Connie and Daniel Romano - Gypsy Sally's
• Margot MacDonald - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 1:30 PM Afternoon Show)
• Motown & More: A Holiday Celebration - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• MYCO: Symphonic Dreams - Strathmore (Music Center - 7 PM)
• MYCO: Symphonic Imaginings - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Pitches Be Crazy, Handsome Reward, Impitched, and Kaila Mullady - Jammin' Java (Matinee Holiday Aca-Extravaganza)
• Robert Glasper Experiment - Birchmere
• School of Rock Winter 2014 Showcase - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• the Shadowboxes - IOTA Club & Café
• Steve Gellman (Songs of Winter's Cheer album release) - Jammin' Java
• Steven Isserlis (cello) with Connie Shih (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Talk It, Spirit Plots, and Sansyou - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC] (4 PM Matinee Show)
• Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (with special guest Ivan Neville) and the Funk Ark - 9:30 Club
• Two Inch Astronaut (record release), Big Ups, Mannequin Pussy, Washer, and Jail Solidarity - the Dougout [1498 Douglas St NE, WDC] (Sunday Services presented by DZ Tapes)
• Wormreich, Ancalagon, Fin, Archael, and Antikosmos - Club Baltimore [8014 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD]


Monday, 8 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Ashley Poole and LanceNeptune - DC9
• the Finale featuring Just Another Scene, the Big Time, Along the Way, and All the Gods - Jammin' Java
• Kenya - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Maida Withers Dance Construction Company - Chain of Events - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• Pampers - Holy Frijoles [908 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD] (Free!)
• A Peter White Christmas featuring Peter White, Mindi Abair, and Rick Braun - Birchmere
• Robert Glasper - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Soul Search, Forced Order, Skinfather, Fury, and Queensway - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Toh Kay (Tomas Kalnoky from Streetlight Manifesto) - the Hamilton
• Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Kung Fu - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Tuesday, 9 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville - Birchmere
• Be'la Dona - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra - Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Flying Faders, Beach Mover, and Moist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• the Head & the Heart and Phox - DAR Constitution Hall
• Jamaican Queens, Spirit Animal, and Paperhaus - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Lavender Country and My Gay Banjo - the Hamilton
• Luray and Winterpills - Jammin' Java
• Marshall Tucker Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Modern Baseball, Knuckle Punk, and Somos & Crying - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Sadie & the Hotheads (Elizabeth McGovern) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Shrapnel, Intent, WarXGames, Hard Stripes, Red Death, and Stand Off - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Shtreiml and Ismail Fencioglu - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Young Concert Artists Series Presents Stephen Waarts, violin - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)


Wednesday, 10 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Aaron Neville - Birchmere
• Chevelle, Crobot, and Lesser Key - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Cymbals Eat Guitars, Alex G, and Ricky Eat Acid - DC9
• Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra - Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Flying Eyes, Old Testament (members of Dead Meadow), the Shine Brothers (ex-Black Angels, and George Cessna - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• French Montana and Jeremih - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Hank & Cupcakes and Radar - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Hot Tuna - 6th & I
• I See Stars, Razihel, For the Broken, Set For Tomorrow, Restart/Revival, and Skyward - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• John Brancy (baritone) - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - Presented by Vocal Arts DC)
• K. Michelle - Howard Theatre
• Mama's Black Sheep, Christine Havrilla, and Karen Jonas - Jammin' Java (Music Makes Life Better for Our Daily Bread)
• Merry Tubachristmas! - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Natalie Merchant - Lincoln Theatre (Rescheduled from 7/13/14)
• Peter White's Christmas featuring Mindi Abair & Rick Braun - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6 PM & 9 PM)
• Robert Randolph & the Family Band - 9:30 Club
• the Stray Birds and Jordie Lane - Gypsy Sally's
• Susan Jones Klezmer Ensemble - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Tube & Berger, the Elders, and Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Thursday, 11 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 20ooo, Bug Martin, the Tool Shed, and Prettyboy Tapwater - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• 3BallMTY - Fillmore Silver Spring (2014 Honda Civic Tour)
• 96 Ghosts, Blackwolf Beach, Apathy Cycle, Enemy Insects, and Bouncing Betty - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Animal Collective DJ Set: Geologist & Deakin - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Anonymous 4 On Yoolis Night - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Art Sherrod Jr. - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Attila, Crown the Empire, Like Moths To Flames, and Sworn In - Baltimore SoundStage
• Black Checker and Sarmust - Rock & Roll Hotel
• BSO: Holly Jolly Pops - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Cheryl Wheeler & Patty Larkin - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chris Pumphrey Sextet, Disappearing Ink, and Mink Hollow - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Dieselboy, R4ns0m, and Subversions (DJ Amp, Deinfamous, & MC Twisty) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Exit Verse and the Effects - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Mary Coughlan and Conor Malone - Jammin' Java
• the Mauls, Mobius Strip, Mantis Toboggan, and 3rd Grade Friends - DC9
• Maxi Preast and Ruth-Ann Brown - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 8/20/14)
• National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• NSO Pops: Happy Holidays! with Cirque de la Symphonie - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Piano Guys - Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD]
• Secret Someones - DC9
• T. SliZz, Polo Shaw, Kalel, Saul Goode, GenY, Greed Meusik, Msanii - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Mic Check Showcase)
• Tab Benoir with Tommy Castro & Samantha Fish - Birchmere (Whiskey Stone Tour 2014)
• the Weathervanes, Wes Tucker & the Skillets, the Mercy Alliance, and Union Street - Gypsy Sally's
• Young Rapids, Friend Roulette, Tiny Hazard, and Dave Klinger - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]


Friday, 12 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Alison Crockett - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Blame Canada (Rush tribute) and Wild Eyes (Tool tribute) - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Bro Safari, Craze, Etc!Etc!, KRNKN, and Ape Drums - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Carlo Lio, Schubert, and Oliver Caine - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Choidos, We Came as Romans, Sleepwave, and Slaves - Baltimore SoundStage
• Civil City (EP Release Party), Over Andover, Chronauts, and Danger Parker - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dear You, Captive Son, and Watson - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• The District, TBD, and Vox Pop - First Congregational United Church of Christ [945 G St NW, WDC] (Wintry Mix: an A Cappella Showcase)
• HIM (Love Metal Archives Tour) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Holiday Celebration with The 5 Browns - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers and the Upton Blues Band - Gypsy Sally's
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Maggie's Music presents Celtic Christmas on the West River with Maggie Sansone, Andrea Hoag, Sharon Knowles, & Pat Egan - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Morrison Brothers Band - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Nick Lowe's Quality Holiday Revue with Los Straitjackets & Ian McLagan - Birchmere
• NPR's A Jazz Piano Christmas - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 7:30 & 9:30 PM)
• NSO Pops: Happy Holidays! with Cirque de la Symphonie - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Olivia Jean - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Paula Poundstone - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Shark Week, BRNDA, and TrunkWeed - Holy Underground [2021 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD]
• the Skull, ConClave, and Crypt Sermon - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (Presented by Black Mess)
• the Steel Wheels - Black Rock Center for the Arts [12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD]
• Temptation with DJ TWiN - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11 PM)
• the Temptations & the Four Tops - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Washington National Opera preview of The Little Prince - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Will Downing - Howard Theatre
• Willie Nile (full band) - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 13 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Alison Crockett - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Aspiga, Braceface, Imaginary Hockey League, and Rooney's Shoe - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Chris Pureka and MaryLeigh Roohan - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6 PM)
• the Chromatics - Greenbelt Arts Center [123 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD]
• Dog Fashion Disco, Smile Culture, Vessel, and Seventh Seal - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dublin 5 and Seamus Kennedy - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) - sold out
• Ellis Paul and Luke Brindley - 6th & I
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Rockin' the Holidays - Lincoln Theatre (Two shows - 1:30 PM & 6:30 PM)
• Gwar, Corrosion of Conformity, and American Sharks - Baltimore SoundStage
• Head-Roc presents Chocolate City Rocks: La Orilla including appearances by Face, Full Power Blues featuring Mama Moon and Cristopolis - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• J. Phlip, Monty Luke, and DJ Lisa Frank - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• John K Band: Holiday Special - State Theatre
• Judy Collins - Birchmere
• KleptoRadio - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Legwarmers (80s tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM & 8 PM)
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Megan Hilty - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater - 7:30 & 9:30 PM)
• Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio - Kennedy Center (Terrace Gallery - 7:30 & 9:30 PM - Discovery Artist in the KC Jazz Club)
• Mind As Prison, Gowl, D.O.C., Cold Skin, and Anal Butt - Barclay House [Baltimore, MD]
• Molotov - Howard Theatre (Late show - 11:30 PM)
• Moonshine Society - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• NSO Pops: Happy Holidays! with Cirque de la Symphonie - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 8 PM)
• Of Apollo, Chivalry's Not Daed, 5 Story Drop, New Minority, Port Harbour, Nomad, Stacked Like Pancakes, Oh No & the Disappointments, Ascension, Lying & Low, Last Armistice, ZeroShift - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (2014 Winter Battle of the Bands)
• Onespot Fringehead, the Stars & the Sea, and Lushfarm - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore) (This Is Baltimore!)
• Population Zero, Autolatry, Nagato, Permafrost, and I Against Eye - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Rude Buddha (reunion show) - Jammin' Java
• Scythian and Driftwood - 9:30 Club
• the Slackers, Mephiskapheles, and the Shifters - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Tereu Tereu, the Caribbean, and Harness Flux - Union Arts [411 New York Ave NE, WDC] (HIPS Benefit Show)
• Tiny Moving Parts, Seaway, Wish List, and Something More - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Wake the Beast, Condemn the Infected, Animas, and Eye of the Destroyer - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Will Downing - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 14 December 2014 [link to this day]

A Christmas Story as told by Largo High School - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Au Revoir, Wish List, and Go Cozy - WMUC Radio, 3130 South Campus Dining Hall (Upstairs) [College Park, MD]
• Cannonball Cole, Letitia VanSant, and Some Great Day - DC9
• the Chromatics - Greenbelt Arts Center [123 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD] (2 PM Matinee Show)
• Dopapod and Tauk - Jammin' Java
• Gay Men's Chorus of Washington: Rockin' the Holidays - Lincoln Theatre (1:30 PM Show)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• Jon McLaughlin (Christmas Tour) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Koshari - Galaxy Hut
• Marcus Johnson's Holiday Party - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Michael Colyar with appearances by Timmy Hall & TL Fitz, music by DJ Oxygen, hosted by Niki Moore - Howard Theatre
• the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker - Strathmore (Music Center - 1 PM & 5 PM)
• National Chamber Ensemble: Annual Holiday Concert - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Netsky (Stay Up With Me US Live Tour) and Kove - 9:30 Club
• Paperhaus performing Kraftwerk's "Trans Europe Express" - U St Music Hall
• Pro Musica Hebraica Presents Ariel Quartet - Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater)
• Russian Circles and Mutoid Man - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Sweet Honey in the Rock - Birchmere
• Ted Vigil / Swearingen & Kelli perform the music of John Denver / Simon & Garfunkel - the Hamilton
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 2 PM & 5 PM)
What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow - Curtis 20/21 Ensemble - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)


Monday, 15 December 2014 [link to this day]

94.7 Fresh FM's Not So Silent Night: Train, Matt Nathanson, Mary Lambert - Fillmore Silver Spring - sold out
• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Aimee Mann's Christmas Show with Aimee Mann & Ted Leo plus Susanna Hoffs & John Hodgman - Birchmere
• An Annapolis Christmas - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Capital Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Exit Vehicles and Don Zientara - Galaxy Hut
• the Ghost Inside, Every Time I Die, Architects, Hundredth, and Backtrack - Baltimore SoundStage
Hot 99.5 Jingle Ball 2014: Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, Demi Lovato, OneRepublic, Iggy Azalea, Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor, Lil Jon, Charli XCX, Jessie J, Kiesza, Rixton, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes, and host Nick Jonas - Verizon Center
• Jon McLaughlin Christmas Tour (full band) and Andy Davis - Jammin' Java
• Knockout Kid, A Brighter Life, Something More, and Suburbs - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Mark Normand with Rahmein Mostafavi - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - in the Theater Lab)
• A Redd Christmas with Chuck & Robert Redd - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Tuesday, 16 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Aimee Mann's Christmas Show with Aimee Mann & Ted Leo plus Susanna Hoffs & John Hodgman - Birchmere
• An Annapolis Christmas - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Backslider, Knife Hits, Holder's Scar, Wriggle, Genocide Pact, and WarXGames - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Barrier - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Benji Porecki - Home for Christmas featuring Lori Williams - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Death Before Dishonor, Lifetime Sh!tlist, Monger, and Bereave - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Flosstradamus and Curtis Williams with Two-9 - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10 PM)
• Griffin House - Jammin' Java
• a Johnnyswim Christmas - the Hamilton
• Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Marty Nau - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• 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)
• Speak Low If You Speak Love, My Heart My Anchor, Carry the Banner, the Great Heights Band, and Associations - Dangerously Delicious Pies Baltimore [2839 O'Donnell Street, Baltimore, MD] (Feed the Scene Acoustic Christmas)
• Strathmore Children's Chorus Winter Concert - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 17 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party) - Birchmere
• Bobby Long (acoustic holiday show) and Brian Dunne - Jammin' Java
• Dee Dee Sharps's Christmas Special - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Drgn King - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Kaja Draksler - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pieces of a Dream - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Robyn Helzner Trio - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Rock-N-Shop - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Sweetback Sisters Christmas Country Singalong - Gypsy Sally's
• Tinashe - Howard Theatre
• Trans-Siberian Orchestra (The Christmas Attic) - Verizon Center
• Vanna, Texas In July, Sirens & Sailors, and Definite - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Yelawolf, Rittz, Big Henry, and DJ Klever - Empire (formerly Jaxx)


Thursday, 18 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Alex Clare - 9:30 Club
• Anthony Hamilton, Leela James, and Mali Music - DAR Constitution Hall
• Baby Baby - DC9
• Bear Hands, Great Good Fine OK, and Champagne Fever - U St Music Hall (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Carbon Leaf - Birchmere
• a Catie Curtis Christmas with Keelan Donovan - Jammin' Java
• Demonic Christ, Hellgoat, Vimur, and Haethen - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Satan's Unholy Abomination Pre-Fest Show)
• DigiTour 2014 - Howard Theatre
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gas House Gorillas and the Rock-a-Sonics - Gypsy Sally's
• Goldroom (DJ set), Moullinex (DJ set), and Smudge - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Goodbye New Plans, Save the Empire, Teenage Kicks, and Old Victrola - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Lox & Vodka - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Musiq Soulchild and Morgan James - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicole Saphos - Twins Jazz (Two shows)
• Rave Parade - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Tinashe - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Tribute to Keith Richards: the Grand Candy, Billy Coulter, Scott Kurt, Margot MacDonald, Gunsmoke & Cheap Perfume, the Jam Class All Stars - IOTA Club & Café (5 PM early show)


Friday, 19 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 19th Street Band - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun and Commander Cody: Honky Tonk Holiday Show! - Birchmere
• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Chase Rice (Ignite the Night Tour) and Old Dominion - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Christie Dashiell (Artist-In-Residence alumni) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Church Night - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Fortress and Foehammer - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• a John Waters Christmas - Baltimore SoundStage
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• Nicole Atkins and Anthony D'Amato - Rock & Roll Hotel
• NRJ - Jammin' Java
• One Koast Family Christmas Party with the Grilled Lincolns, Pasadena, Bumpin Uglies, Sweet Leda, Bond & Bentley, Teddy Faley, Mr. Mighty I, Frankie Goodrich - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Oscar G, Farid, and Juan Zapata - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Peabo Bryson: the Colors of Christmas - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Planning for Burial, Wildhoney, Crimson Wave, Narrow Head, Prayer Chain, and Psychic Teens - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Popa Chubby and Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 - Gypsy Sally's
Satan's Unholy Abomination Fest 3: Muert, Nyogthaeblisz, Hellvetron, Nuclear Hammer, Holocaust, Neldoreth, Sacrificial Massacre - Club Baltimore [8014 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD] (NOTE: ShowlistDC does not support racism, but we do try to list every concert in the area, regardless of the bands' points of view or political beliefs. Please read up on the bands playing - here is one place to start - and consider if these are bands you want to support.)
• U.S. Army Blues - A Stan Kenton Christmas - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Under the Covers - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• White Ford Bronco and B Side Shuffle - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 20 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Carbon Leaf - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows: all-ages matinee and 21+ evening show)
• the Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• the DC Christmas Bash! Featuring Oneway Boobe & Ethan Spalding with Gordo Brega, Awthentik, Girard Street Garvey, Laelo, Fito Corleone, Macklow & ChuckDogg - Howard Theatre
• the Dirty Jacks (All Part of the Plan EP release show) and Deaf Rhino - Jammin' Java (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Emmure, the Acacia Strain, Stray From the Path, Fit for a King, and Kublai Khan - Baltimore SoundStage
• Fortress - Lucky Day [Baltimore, MD]
• a Freddy Cole Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, Tattoo Tom & the Renegades, Footwerk, and Pharmacy Prophets - State Theatre (A Rockin' Renegade Holiday)
• Kix - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Liz Longley (Home for the Holidays) and Jeff LeBlanc - Jammin' Java (Early show - 6:30 PM)
• Loons, the Heavy Watts, and Llama Trauma - Velvet Lounge
• Musiq Soulchild - Fillmore Silver Spring
• National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)
• the Pasatono Orchestra - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Pieces of a Dream - Birchmere
• Route 94 - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
Satan's Unholy Abomination Fest 3: Kult ov Azazel, Black Witchery, Blood Storm, Hiborym, Abazagorath, Nexul, Vesterian, Lucifuge Rofacale, Inverted Trifixon, Dominium, Hellfire Deathcult - Club Baltimore [8014 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD] (NOTE: ShowlistDC does not support racism, but we do try to list every concert in the area, regardless of the bands' points of view or political beliefs. Please read up on the bands playing - here is one place to start - and consider if these are bands you want to support.)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Small Hands, Oceans Full of Friends, Ellicott City Ghost Tour, and Imaginary Hockey League - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Soulside, Moss Icon, and the local premier of Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington DC - Black Cat (Mainstage) - sold out
• Superflydisco - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Thee Lexington Arrows (10 Year Anniversary Show) - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Thievery Corporation - Lincoln Theatre
• Turkuaz and Jonathan Scales Fourchestra - Gypsy Sally's
• Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 4 PM)
• Water School (reunion show), Jaabs, and Your Imaginary Friend - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)


Sunday, 21 December 2014 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 22 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Dave Detwiler - A Prelude Christmas - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• a John Waters Christmas - Birchmere
• Matisyahu's "Festival of Light" - 9:30 Club
• TBA - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Todd Wright's 12th Annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular - Jammin' Java
• the Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall)


Tuesday, 23 December 2014 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 24 December 2014 [link to this day]

• the Beltway Brass Quintet - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage - at 12 noon)
• the Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Capital Christmas - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - 1 PM)
• Good For the Jews featuring Rob Tannenbaum and David Fagin - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 25 December 2014 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 26 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Deep Sugar - U St Music Hall
• Family of Praise - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Highland Hill Boys, Baltimore String Felons, Grassgrinder, and Stephen Lee - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (Baltimore Free Farm Benefit Show)
• Justin Trawick Trio - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• Lauren Calve Band, Jenny Leigh Band, and Lara Supan Band - IOTA Club & Café
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Pianos Become the Teeth, Diamond Youth, and Superheaven - Baltimore SoundStage
Salad Days: the DC Punk Revolution film screening - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Wings of Apollo, Feed God Cabbage, and Arteless - Jammin' Java
• Yellow Dubmarine - the Hamilton


Saturday, 27 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Black Masala and West Philadelphia Orchestra - DC9
• Bob marley tribute with Junior Marvin of the Wailers - the Hamilton
• the Cactus Liquors - Gypsy Sally's
• Collapser (final show), Boardroom Heroes, and Two Inch Astronaut - the Pinch [3548 14th St NW, WDC]
• Egype (2nd Annual Reunion Show) and Wally Worsley - Jammin' Java
• Gogol Bordello and Man Man - 9:30 Club
• Jonny Grave & the Tombstones - Hill Country Live [410 7th St NW, WDC]
• Kindred the Family Soul - Baltimore SoundStage
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• O'Malley's March - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Rebirth Brass Band and Naughty Professor - Howard Theatre
• Sean Grissom: Holiday Vaudeville with the Alexandria Kleztet and Will Shaw - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Sick Sick Birds (final show), Sal Bando, and Dead Mechanical - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Birchmere
• Spencer Joyce & the Record Machine and Decide By Friday - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Strictly Bizness - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Sunday, 28 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 18th Annual Hank Williams Tribute Show featuring Robin & Linda Williams, Claire Lynch, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Rickie Simpkins, Mark Schatz, Dave Chappell - Birchmere
• Anthony Green, Aaron west & the Roaring Twenties, I Can Make a Mess, and Elder Brother - Baltimore SoundStage
• Deanna Bogart Band - Jammin' Java
• Gogol Bordello and Man Man - 9:30 Club
• Holy Slizzatrism 2K14 Holiday Party with Iman Omari, Ras Nebyu, Mista Selecta, DJ K-Meta - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Howard Gospel Brunch featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir - Howard Theatre (1 PM Show)
• the Jazz June and Field Mouse - DC9
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Offtrax: A Benefit for Save the Chimps - Jammin' Java (1 PM Afternoon Show)
• Rebirth Brass Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sean Grissom: Holiday Vaudeville with the Alexandria Kleztet and Will Shaw - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
• Start Making Sense - the Hamilton
• Tuscadero and Cotton Candy - Galaxy Hut - sold out


Monday, 29 December 2014 [link to this day]

• 98 Rock's "Noise in the Basement" Live - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Carlton and Classified Frequency - Jammin' Java
• Dopapod - Baltimore SoundStage
• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Sammy Adams - Howard Theatre
• Tuscadero and Cotton Candy - Galaxy Hut
• the White Panda - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Zan McLeod's Celtic Holiday - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Tuesday, 30 December 2014 [link to this day]

• Black Alley - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Daephne and Failure By Design - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Holy Ghost! - 9:30 Club
• Kindred the Family Soul - Birchmere
• Monty Alexander (legendary Jamaican Pianist) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Old 97's - the Hamilton
• Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sub-Radio Standard (Bad Habit CD Release Show) and Scott's Run - Jammin' Java
• A Sunny Day in Glasgow - DC9
• Sweet Heaven Kings - Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)


Wednesday, 31 December 2014 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 2 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Angel Du$t, Big Mouth, Old Lines, and WarXGames - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Angerfist - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Aziza Miller (piano/vocals) - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Badfish (Sublime tribute), Ballyhoo!, and Bumpin' Uglies - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Chante Moore - Howard Theatre
• Dark Star Orchestra: Continuing the Grateful Dead Experience - 9:30 Club
• Dub City Renegades (CD Release Show) and Higher Hands - Gypsy Sally's
• In Gratitude (Earth Wind & Fire tribute) and Motown & More (Tribute to Motown & Soul Legends) - Birchmere
• Lavell Crawford, Corey Holcomb, and Adele Givens - DAR Constitution Hall (DC Laugh-a-thon)
• Rik Emmett - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Wrestle with Jimmy, Good Time Boys, and Lithium - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 3 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Beethoven's 9th - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Dark Star Orchestra: Continuing the Grateful Dead Experience - 9:30 Club
• the Day of the Beast, Sloth Herder, Mascerated, Visceral Violation, and Consumed with Hatred - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• Fillmore Flashback: 80s vs 90s Dance Party with Biz Markie - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Get the Led Out (Led Zeppelin tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Hal Ketchum - Birchmere
• the Knocks (DJ Set) - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• the Michael Clem Trio and Jason Burke - Jammin' Java
• Picture Perfect and Burn the Ballroom - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Pop Punk Takeover)
• Ted Vigil / Swearingen & Kelli perform the music of John Denver / Simon & Garfunkel - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Yahzarah - Purple Reign: A Tribute Show - Blues Alley (Two shows)


Sunday, 4 January 2015 [link to this day]

• A Film in Color and Your Persona - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Fred Eaglesmiththe Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show with Tif Ginn - Jammin' Java
• mae, Terrible Things, Windsor Drive, and the Ruin City - Baltimore SoundStage
• Maggie Sansone & Robin Bullock with special guests Seth Kibel, Andrea Hoag, Matthew Bell plus the Irish Step Dancers - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (16th Annual Maggie's Music New Year Concert)
• Mark Russell - Birchmere
• Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Tijuana Panthers, the Garden, and Skull Theft - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Two Inch Astronaut and Butcher Boy - Paper Haus [4912 3rd St NW, WDC]


Monday, 5 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Dark Tranquillity - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Tijuana Panthers and the Garden - DC9


Tuesday, 6 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java
• the Munsens and Corpse Light - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 7 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Duarte - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java


Thursday, 8 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Cryptics, Red Tape, and Crystal Methodist - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore)
• Dobet Gnahoré - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java
• Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band - Birchmere
• Marcus D. Wiley & Sean Sarvis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Willie Watson - the Hamilton


Friday, 9 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• the Devil Makes Three - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Eskimeaux, Adult Mom, Foozle, and Witch Coast - Babe City [22nd St NW & N St NW, WDC]
• Jeff Daniels with the Ben Daniels Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Jerry Lewis - Lincoln Theatre
• Kingsley Flood, Fellow Creatures, and Humble Fire - Rock & Roll Hotel
• Louis Weeks - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Mayhem, Watain, and Revenge - Baltimore SoundStage
• Metalachi - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Mic Check Showcase - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• the Tone Rangers, the Chromatics, and Venus d Minor - Jammin' Java
• the Ying Quartet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 10 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM - Rescheduled from 1/24/15)
Flight of the Valkyries 6 Metal Festival: A Sound of Thunder, MindMaze, Echoes Never Lie, Sweet Suicide, Spellborne - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Led Zeppelin 2 (tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris featuring performances by Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Shawn Colvin, Sara Watkins, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda williams, Trampled By Turtles, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Shovels & Rope, Joan Baez, and Milk Carton Kids - DAR Constitution Hall
• National Philharmonic: Haydn's Surprise Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• the Pietasters - 9:30 Club
• Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Birchmere
• Solomun - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• SpeakeasyDC's Top Shelf Stories - Lincoln Theatre


Sunday, 11 January 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: the Rite of Spring - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Chris Thomas King - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Civil Twilight and Knox Hamilton - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• David Cassidy - Birchmere
• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Prelims - Jammin' Java
• Lunch Cult, Koala Tea Time, and Jive Rhombus Coalition - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore)
• Mushroomhead - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Seán Barna - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC] (Luce Unplugged - 1:30 PM Afternoon Show)


Monday, 12 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Sam Smith - Patriot Center


Tuesday, 13 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Lolena Naipo - Tropicalia [2001 14th Street NW, WDC]
• Symphonic Refrain, Duke Walker, and Curtain Club - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 14 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cage, Ceschi Ramos, Butch Dawson, and Drew Scott - Baltimore SoundStage
• Clones of Clones, Hank & Cupcakes, and Bells & Hunters - Velvet Lounge
• Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven - 9:30 Club
• invoke (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• the Psychedelic Furs - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)
• Seether, Papa Roach, Kyng, and Islander - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Toasters, the Players Band, and the Evokatones - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• the Vaselines - Rock & Roll Hotel


Thursday, 15 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Cowboy Mouth - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jon B. - Howard Theatre
Records Collecting Dust film screening - Black Cat (Backstage)
• Rhett Walker Band - Jammin' Java
• Starkweather, Ilsa, Pharaoh, Castle Freak, and Condemn the Infected - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #1)
• Wild Child, Cheers Elephant, and James Tillman - 9:30 Club
• Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song Tour - Birchmere


Friday, 16 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Boris - U St Music Hall
• Cowboy Mouth - 9:30 Club
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gil Shaham (violin) - complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Girlfriend In a Coma (Smiths/Morrissey Tribute) and I'm the Man (Joe Jackson tribute) - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Haymaker Hamilton Mayhem, Sex Prisoner, False Light, WarXGames, and Ampalling Infection - Sidebar Tavern (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #2)
• the Iguanas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• the Infamous Stringdusters and Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - State Theatre
• John Mulaney - Warner Theatre
• Melt Your Face Metal Show - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Paul & Storm - Jammin' Java
• the Soul Serenaders featuring Billy Price & Tommy Lepson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Saturday, 17 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alchemy Acoustic Afternoons - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (12:00 PM Show)
• Corey Smith - the Hamilton
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• GI9 - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• In Cold Blood, Magrudergrind, Like Rats, Of Feather & Bone, Lifeless, and Iron Price - Charm City Art Space (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #3 - 1 PM Show)
• the Infamous Stringdusters and David Wax Museum - State Theatre
Janus Fest (2-piece fest): Ashen Bone, Curse, Darsombra, Drone Theory, Exponentials (reunion), Headwounds, Iron Gavel, Lazlo Lee, Putrid Servant, Rukut, Tyrant's Hand - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Like Changing Seasons, Bust Off (I Against Eye), and the Not-So Poet - Electric Maid [268 Carroll St NW, WDC]
• Livingston Taylor - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• REV909: Daft Punk / French House tribute and Indie Dance classics with Will Eastman, Ozker - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)
• Weekend Nachos, Full of Hell, Noisem, Homewrecker, and Genocide Pact - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) (A389 XI Anniversary Bash Show #4)


Sunday, 18 January 2015 [link to this day]

• A$AP Ferg with YG - Fillmore Silver Spring (Rescheduled from 11/16/14)
• Cyrus Chestnut - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Gidon Kremer (violin) with Daniil Trifonov (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Karma to Burn and Sierra - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Reaction - the official closing party of MAL Weekend feat. DJ James "DJ Dub" Graham - 9:30 Club
• Shenandoah Run - Jammin' Java
• Step Afrika - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)


Monday, 19 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java
• Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox - Birchmere (In the Flex Stage)


Tuesday, 20 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)
• Woody Pines, Mink's Miracle Medicine, and Red Light Rodeo - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 21 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Dave Mason (from Traffic) - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Four Year Strong, Comeback Kid, Expire Handguns, and Heart To Heart - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Israel Nash - DC9
• Marilyn Manson - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the Tragically Hip - Lincoln Theatre


Thursday, 22 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 23 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Blue Moon Cowgirls and Neptune's Car - Cellar Stage Faith Community UMC [5315 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD]
• Budapest Festival Orchestra: Iván Fischer (music director), Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Anna Lucia Richter (soprano), Barbara Kozelj (mezzo-soprano) - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS)
• Canellakis-Brown Duo - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Dirty Bourbon River Show - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Fabulous Dialtones - Jammin' Java
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Hamilton Leithauser - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
• Insanity - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Junior Brown - Birchmere
• Juvenile & Backyard Band - Howard Theatre (Rescheduled from 9/26/14)
• the Real Geniuses - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• the Smithereens - State Theatre
• Turquoise Jeep - Ottobar (Baltimore)
• Wildhoney (Sleep Through It LP release), Wing Dam, Expert Alterations, Big Hush, and Outer Space - the Crown [1910 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD]


Saturday, 24 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Ari Hest - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Better Off Dead and Djesben - Gypsy Sally's
• Cherub, Mystery Skulls, and Forte Bowie - Baltimore SoundStage
Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" - Strathmore (Mansion - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM) Moved to 1/10/15
• Donna the Buffalo - State Theatre
• Flow Tribe - the Hamilton
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio: Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Several Species (Pink Floyd tribute) - Fillmore Silver Spring
• the VIPs - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)


Sunday, 25 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Adia Victoria - DC9
• Ben Howard - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Billy Idol and Broncho - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Gerald Albright - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Jeffrey Osborne - Birchmere
• National Philharmonic: Bach's Brandenburgs - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Reverend Horton Heat, Robert Gordon, Dale Watson, and Rosie Flores - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• the Steel Wheels - the Hamilton


Monday, 26 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Ben Howard - 9:30 Club
• Motion City Soundtrack - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Robbie Schaefer: the Elephant Sessions - Jammin' Java


Wednesday, 28 January 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 29 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Alestorm, Swashbuckle, and the Dread Crew of Oddwood - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Borgore, Ookay, Juauz, and DOTCOM - 9:30 Club (Late show - 10:30 PM)
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• London Grammar and Until the Ribbon Breaks - 9:30 Club (Early show - 6 PM - postponed from 11/7/14) - sold out
• Tiempo Libre - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Vadim Neselovskyi (jazz piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Zola Jesus - Black Cat (Mainstage)


Friday, 30 January 2015 [link to this day]

• Charlie Mars (The Money album release show) - Jammin' Java
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Fleetwood Mac - Verizon Center
• Greensky Bluegrass and the Last Bison - 9:30 Club
• Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets - Birchmere
• San Fermin - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Shartel & Hume - the Hamilton (10:30 PM Free Loft Late Night Music)
• the Smithereens - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• Turnstile (Nonstop Feeling record release), Down To Nothing, Incendiary, Blind Justice, and Protester - Metro Gallery (Baltimore) - sold out
• Zap Mama & Antibalas - Lisner Auditorium


Saturday, 31 January 2015 [link to this day]

• B Side Shuffle, the Northerners, and Edjacated Phools - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• BSO: Mahler's 3rd Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Charles Ross's One Man Star Wars Trilogy - Birchmere
• Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore)
• Corey Harris - "Rasta Blues Experience" - Blues Alley (Two shows)
• Elliott Brood - DC9
• Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Greensky Bluegrass - 9:30 Club
• Napalm Death, Voivod, Exhumed, Iron Reagan, and Ringworm - Baltimore SoundStage
• Schooner Fare - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• State Symphony Orchestra of México - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• TheRuinCity (CD Release) - Jammin' Java
• Wesley Spangler and Cabin Creek - Empire (formerly Jaxx) (Whiskey & Boots)


Monday, 2 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Robert Cray Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Tuesday, 3 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 4 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Blues Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jason Isbell and Damien Jurado - Lincoln Theatre - sold out
• Kevin Devine, Into It. Over It., and Laura Stevenson - 6th & I
• Minnie Driver - Birchmere
Wynton Marsalis Quintet & Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra (Jason Wagner, conductor) - Strathmore (Music Center - presented by WPAS) NO LONGER ON VENUE WEB SITE


Thursday, 5 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Garrick Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff - Strathmore (Music Center)
• International Guitar Night - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Minnie Driver - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Robert Cray Band - Birchmere


Friday, 6 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Dana Fuchs - Gypsy Sally's
• Luce Unplugged Community Showcase - American Art Museum [Eighth and F Streets NW, WDC]
• the Montrose Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Savion Glover's STePz - Strathmore (Music Center)
• White Arrows - DC9 (Early show - 6 PM)
• Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute) - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)


Saturday, 7 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie (the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - State Theatre
• Cut the Architect's Hand, Cammo Shorts, the Vomiting Dinosaurs, and Elagabalus - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal - One Year Anniversary Show)
• Marianna Prjevalskaya (piano) - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• National Philharmonic: Brian Ganz Plays Chopin - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Parquet Courts - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Simon Shaheen, oud & violin - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Slick Rick & Rakim - Howard Theatre


Sunday, 8 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Arlo Guthrie (the Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Cyrille Aimee (jazz vocalist) - Strathmore (Mansion - 7 PM & 9 PM)
• National Philharmonic: 10th Anniversary Concert - Beethoven's Ninth - Strathmore (Music Center - 3 PM)
• Todd Ellison and Friends: the Romance of Broadway - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]


Monday, 9 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Brooke Fraser - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Spandau Ballet - 9:30 Club


Tuesday, 10 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Glen Hansard - Lincoln Theatre
• KONGOS - 9:30 Club


Wednesday, 11 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• JoAnne Shaw Taylor - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Travis Tritt (solo acoustic) - Birchmere


Thursday, 12 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: All Bach - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eilen Jewell - Jammin' Java
• Eric Benet - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Mint Condition - Baltimore SoundStage
• Pitches Be Crazy - Empire (formerly Jaxx)
• Spektral Quartet - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 13 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute) - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• BSO: Off the Cuff: the Bach Family - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Eric Benet - Birchmere
• Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. - Baltimore SoundStage
• Periphery, Nothing More, and Wovenwar - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) - State Theatre
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Sturgill Simpson and Anderson East - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 14 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Armageddon, Framework, and Existentium - Guido's Speakeasy [543 N Market St, Frederick, MD] (Guido's Monthly Metal)
• John Pizzarelli & Jane Monheit - Strathmore (Music Center)
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Thrill of Tchaikovsky - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• the Nighthawks - Jammin' Java
• Richard Marx - Rams Head Center Stage (Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD)
• Sam Hunt and Native Run - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Solas - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Thomas Jack and Sam Feldt - U St Music Hall (Late show - 10 PM)


Sunday, 15 February 2015 [link to this day]

• All You Need Is Love 3 - Jammin' Java's Songwriters' Circle: A Tribute to the Beatles & Love Songs - Jammin' Java
• Jerusalem Quartet - Shriver Hall [105 Shriver Hall at 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD]
• Riders in the Sky: Salute to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys! - Birchmere
• Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce the Veil - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Stephanie Mills - Howard Theatre


Monday, 16 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 17 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 18 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Edwin McCain - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Howard Theatre
• Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra - Strathmore (Music Center)


Thursday, 19 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Beacon - DC9
• Big Head Todd & the Monsters - 9:30 Club
• BSO: Patti Austin Sings Ella & the Duke - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Caitlin Caney - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• A Place To Bury Strangers - Metro Gallery (Baltimore)
• Silverstein, Hands Like Houses, Major League, and My Iron Lung - Baltimore SoundStage


Friday, 20 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Ed Kowalczyk: "Throwing Copper Unplugged" 20th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Jencarlos Canela - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Keller Williams (solo) - Birchmere


Saturday, 21 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Camerata Sine Nomine - Church of the Epiphany [1317 G St NW, WDC]
• Don McLean - Birchmere
• Ed Kowalczyk: "Throwing Copper Unplugged" 20th Anniversary Tour - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• the Expendables and Katastro - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Face the Music: Jenny Undercofler, director - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• HAPA - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Lopez Studios: Broadway Review Concert Series - Jammin' Java (2 PM Afternoon Show)
• Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: An Evening with Doc Severinsen - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Orchestre de la Suisse Romande - Charles Dutoit (conductor), Nikolai Lugansky (piano) - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• the Soul Rebels and Nth Power - the Hamilton
• Wayne Krantz Trio featuring Keith Carlock & Anthony Jackson - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 22 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga - Verizon Center
• Christopher O'Riley and Pablo Ziegler: Two to Tango - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Hugh Masekela & Vusi Mahlasela - Lisner Auditorium (Presented by WPAS)
• Imago Theatre: Frogz - Strathmore (Music Center - 4 PM)
• Living the Dream, Singing the Dream: WPAS Men, Women, and Children of the Gospel Choir and Choral Arts Society of Washington - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Stanley Clarke - Birchmere


Monday, 23 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 24 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Kat Edmonson and Robert Ellis - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Sleater-Kinney - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Uriah Heep - Birchmere (Rescheduled from 10/1/15)


Wednesday, 25 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Cristian Perez (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Keb' Mo' (band) - Birchmere
• Sean Watkins and Jill Andrews - Gypsy Sally's
• Sleater-Kinney - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Tango Buenos Aires: Song of Eva Perón - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Uriah Heep - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Rescheduled from 9/28/14)


Thursday, 26 February 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 27 February 2015 [link to this day]

• Jammin' Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #12 - Finals - Jammin' Java
• John Eaton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Los Lobos - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) (Two shows - 6:30 PM & 9:30 PM)
• the Merchant of Venice - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Mike + the Mechanics (30th Anniversary Tour) - Birchmere
• Tim Whalen Quintet: Music of Bud Powell - Strathmore (Mansion)


Saturday, 28 February 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: the Firebird Suite - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Najee - Birchmere
• Nephew Tommy - DAR Constitution Hall


Sunday, 1 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic - 9:30 Club
• Annapolis Symphony Orchestra with Simone Dinnerstein (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Ricardo Arjona - Patriot Center
• The Spirt of Satch: Dr. John Interprets Louis Armstrong - the Hamilton
• Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)


Monday, 2 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 3 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Beth Hart - Birchmere
• Gaelic Storm - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gang of Four - 9:30 Club
• Out of Your Head - Improvised and Experimental Music Collective - Wind-Up Space (Baltimore)


Wednesday, 4 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 5 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Altan - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Gaelic Storm - Birchmere
• Jimmie Vaughan - the Hamilton


Friday, 6 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Altan - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cursive - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Dropkick Murphys, the Mahones, and Blood Or Whiskey - Fillmore Silver Spring
• Maz Jobrani: I'm Not a Terrorist But I've Played One On TV - Warner Theatre
• Mulatu Astatke - Lisner Auditorium
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere


Saturday, 7 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Shakespeare in Love & Simon Trpceski - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Jon Langford (of the Mekons, Waco Brothers, & Pine Valley Cosmonauts) - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]
• Mary Fahl (ex-October Project) - Jammin' Java
• Murder By Death - Black Cat (Mainstage)
• Rachelle Ferrell - Birchmere
• Vatsala Mehra - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Sunday, 8 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 9 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Hozier - Lincoln Theatre - sold out


Tuesday, 10 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 11 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 12 March 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Mozart's Great Mass - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Leo Kottke - Birchmere
• Steven Lin (piano) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Sylvan Esso - 9:30 Club


Saturday, 14 March 2015 [link to this day]

• András Schiff (piano) - Baird Auditorium [10th & Constitution, WDC] (Presented by WPAS)
• Cristina Pato (gaita) - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, SWV, Dru Hill, and host Slick Rick - 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore) (Baltimore Spring Fest)
• Los Lonely Boys - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• National Chamber Ensemble: the Three Bs for the Three Greats - Artisphere (Spectrum Theatre)
• Orla Gartland - Jammin' Java


Sunday, 15 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 16 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 17 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 19 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Joshua Radin - 9:30 Club
• Trio con Brio Copenhagen - Strathmore (Mansion)


Friday, 20 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 21 March 2015 [link to this day]

• the Aca-Challenge 2015 - Lincoln Theatre
• Brooklyn Rider - 6th & I (Presented by WPAS)
• Go-Go Symphony & the Capital City Symphony - Atlas Performing Arts Center [1333 H St NE, WDC]
• Maysa - Howard Theatre
• Tom Rush - Birchmere


Sunday, 22 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 24 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Jane Lynch - Birchmere
• Jefferson Starship - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)


Wednesday, 25 March 2015 [link to this day]

• Jane Lynch - Birchmere
• Karla Bonoff - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Mark Meadows (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Milky Chance - 9:30 Club - sold out
• Swans - Baltimore SoundStage


Thursday, 26 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 27 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 28 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 29 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 30 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 31 March 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 1 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 2 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Avery*Sunshine - Birchmere
• DhakaBraka - 6th & I


Friday, 3 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Tom Paxton - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 4 April 2015 [link to this day]

• BandHouse Gigs' Tribute to Steve Winwood & Traffic - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Cleve Francis - Birchmere
• Neil Diamond - Verizon Center


Tuesday, 7 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 8 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 9 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 10 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Blackberry Smoke (Holding All the Roses Tour), the Temperance Movement, and the Ben Miller Band - Fillmore Silver Spring
• BSO: Off the Cuff: Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock - Kennedy Center (Concert Hall - Presented by WPAS)
• Jane Monheit - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Keiko Matsui - Birchmere
• Poulenc Trio - Wolf Trap (the Barns)


Saturday, 11 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 12 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 15 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Engelbert Humperdinck: Engelbert Calling Tour - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Joan Armatrading (solo) - Birchmere


Thursday, 16 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Average White Band - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
• Israeli Chamber Project - Strathmore (Mansion)
• Joan Armatrading (solo) - Birchmere
• Peter Mulvey - Arts Barn [311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD]


Friday, 17 April 2015 [link to this day]

• the Average White Band - Birchmere
• Eileen Ivers - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Kathleen Madigan - Warner Theatre
• OK Go - Rams Head Live! (Baltimore)
• Roseanne Cash: the River & the Thread - Strathmore (Music Center)


Saturday, 18 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 19 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 22 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Evgeny Kissin (piano) - Strathmore (Music Center)
• Marian McLaughlin (Artist-In-Residence) - Strathmore (Mansion)


Thursday, 23 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 24 April 2015 [link to this day]

• 2Cellos - Warner Theatre
• BBC Concert Orchestra - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]
• Sybarite5 - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Willy Porter - Jammin' Java


Saturday, 25 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 26 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 27 April 2015 [link to this day]

• Kamelot and Dragonforce - Baltimore SoundStage


Tuesday, 28 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 29 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 30 April 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 1 May 2015 [link to this day]

• 28th Annual Evening of Comedy - Wolf Trap (the Barns)
• Lila Downs - Lisner Auditorium


Saturday, 2 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 3 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 5 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Ministry - Fillmore Silver Spring


Thursday, 7 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 9 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 10 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Rachmaninoff and Friends - George Mason University Center for the Arts [4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA]


Wednesday, 13 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 14 May 2015 [link to this day]

• Nightwish and Delain - Fillmore Silver Spring


Saturday, 16 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 20 May 2015 [link to this day]

Maryland Deathfest XIII Pre-Fest Show: Incantation, Massacre, Disma, Funerus, Gath Smane - Ottobar (Baltimore)


Thursday, 21 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Friday, 22 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 23 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Sunday, 24 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 27 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 28 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 30 May 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 6 June 2015 [link to this day]

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


Wednesday, 10 June 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 11 June 2015 [link to this day]

• BSO: Bernstein's Candide - Strathmore (Music Center)


Wednesday, 17 June 2015 [link to this day]

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


Thursday, 18 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Gabe Dixon and Ernie Halter - Jammin' Java


Monday, 22 June 2015 [link to this day]

• Bette Midler - Verizon Center


Thursday, 25 June 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 4 July 2015 [link to this day]

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


Monday, 13 July 2015 [link to this day]

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


Saturday, 8 August 2015 [link to this day]

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


Tuesday, 25 August 2015 [link to this day]

• Nickelback - Jiffy Lube Live


Sunday, 6 September 2015 [link to this day]

• 5 Seconds of Summer - Jiffy Lube Live


Thursday, 8 October 2015 [link to this day]

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