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1 Hanson Place

100% Black

285 Kent

345 Jay St

45 Adapters

4Knots Music Festival

538 Johnson

A Frames

A Place To Bury Strangers

A-Bones

ABC Rebel Night

Acid Baby Jesus

Acid Mothers Temple

acoustic

AfroPunk Fest Afterparty

afterparty

Alana Amram and the Rough Gems

Alberta Cross

album release

album review

Alex Battles

Alex Battles and the Whiskey Rebellion

Algiers

All Night Drug Prowling Wolves

Amanda X

Amour Obscur

anarchy

Andre Williams

Andy Animal

announcement

Apache

Apehangers

approaching total darkness

Asociale

Atlantic Antic

Audacity

Audio Social Dissent Tour

Avers

Ay Balazo

B. A. Miale

Baby's All Right

Backstage

backstory

Bad Cop

Bad Manners

Bad Sports

Baked

Baltimore

bank vault

Bar Matchless

Barrence Whitfield and The Savages

Bass Drum Of Death

Bastille Day

Bat Fangs

Battle of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Bands

Baxx Sisi's

Beach Fossils

Beach Slang

Beach Week

Beekman Beer Garden

beer fight

Big Freedia

Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys

Big Ups

Billy Eli

birthday party

black and white

Black Cat

Black Clouds

Black Masala

Bleached

Bleeding Rainbow

Bloodshot Bill

blue

Bob Log III

Bonaparte

Boogarins

boots

Boring Portals

Born Loose

Bosco Delrey

Bowery Ballroom

Bowery Electric

Bowery Poetry Club

Boxtopus

Bree's Birthday

brick

Brodown Throwdown 6

Brooklyn Based

Brooklyn Bazaar

Brooklyn Bowl

Brooklyn Country

Brooklyn Fireproof

Brooklyn Folk Festival

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Brownbird Rudy Relic

Bruar Falls

Brunt Of It

Budweiser

Burger Records Showcase

Burnt Ones

Bushwick

Bushwick Open Studios

Butter The Children

Buzzcocks

Cake Shop

calamari bowling

calendar

Calvin Johnson

Cameo Gallery

Camera Obscura

Canker Blossom

Cavestomp

CD Cellar

Chain And The Gang

chaos

Chaos Chaos

Cheap Time

Cheeseburger

Chicane/Detector

Chrome Cranks

Cinema Hearts

Citizen

City Winery

CJ Ramone

Clearance

Club Europa

CMJ

Cockney Rejects

Coco66

Coliseum

College Park

Comet Ping Pong

Conspiracy of Owls

Converse Rubber Tracks Live

converted hallway

Copes

Cosmic Psychos

Cosmonauts

counting fail

Crazy Baldhead

Creepoid

Crocodiles

Cult Of Youth

Cum Stain

D.O.A.

Daddy Long Legs

Daikaiju

dalek

Damaged City Fest 2014

Damaged City Fest 2017

Dammit

Dandelion Wine

David King and the Confirmed Bachelors

Davila 666

DC9

Dead Exs

Dead Gaze

Dead Herring

Dead Leaf Echo

Dead Phones

Death

Death By Audio

Death By Unga Bunga

Death First

Death Valley Girls

Deep Sleep

Delicate Steve

Den-Mate

Diarrhea Planet

Dick Dale

Dig Deeper

DIIV

Dinowalrus

Dirty And His Fists

Disappears

DIY

Dmitry Wild

Don Pedro

Dope Body

Downstairs

Draize

Dreadlords

drink bracelet

Dude York

Dum Dum Girls

Dustin Wong

Ear and Eye Fest

elbow injury

Electric Tickle Machine

EP Release Show

Esben And The Witch

Eternal Summers

etiquette lesson

EULA

Ex-Cult

Ex-Hex

Ex-Humans

Exitmusic

Exploding In Sound Records

extra hand

Fancy! Clip Party

farewell

Feral Foster

Fergus and Geronimo

FIAF

Finally!

fingers

Fiona Silver

Fitz and the Tantrums

Floristree

Food Stamps

formerly CBGBs

Foster Care

French Films

Frontier Room

Fucked Up

Gallery Bar

Gangstagrass

Gary Clark Jr

Gary War

Gary Wilson

Glasslands Gallery

Golden Animals

Golden Triangle

great hair

Great White Caps

Gringo Star

Grooms

guiro

Guitar Lightnin' Lee

Guitar Wolf

Habibi

Halloween

Hammered Satin

Hank's Saloon

Hanni El Khatib

Har Mar Superstar

Haybaby

Hector's Pets

Heliotropes

Hemlines

Herbcraft

hiatus

Hiromu

Honduras

Hot Dog!

House Of Vans

Hullabaloo!

Human Eye

humor

Hungry March Band

Hunters

Ice Balloons

Impose Magazine

Independence Day

interview

Issue Project Room

Jack Daniels

Jack Oblivian

Jackson Lynch

Jacuzzi Boys

Jalopy

Japanther

Jay Heiselman

JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound

Jeff The Brotherhood

John Varvatos Gallery

Johnny Brenda's

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Josh

Josh Styles

jumping

K-Holes

Ken Boothe

Kick

King Dude

King Tuff

Knockdown Center

Kool-Aid

Kung Fu Necktie

L Magazine

La Luz

Lady Lamb

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper

Lala Lala

Las Ardillas

Las Rosas

Last Exit

le Poisson Rouge

Lee Bains III and The Glory Fires

Les Sans Culottes

Lightning Bolt

lightshow

Liquor Store

literal group

Littlefield

Live With Animals

LiveFastDie

Livids

Living Bread

Living Days

Local X Local

Lodro

Lone Wolf

Lorelei

Lorelle Meets The Obsolete

LoveStruck

Lubricated Goat

Lulu's

Lust For Youth

M Shanghai

M Shanghai String Band

M.A.K.U. SoundSystem

M.O.T.O.

Madam Robot and the Lust Brigade

Magnetix

Man Forever

Man Man

Man or Astro-Man?

Manitoba's

maraca

Marissa Nadler

Mark Sultan

mask obsession

Maxwell's

Melon Farmers

Mercury Lounge

Mermaids

Metro Gallery

Metropolis Vintage

Metz

Midnite Till Death

Milkboy ArtHouse

Mindtroll

MiniBoone

Mirror Mirror

Monogold

Moon Duo

Moon Honey

Moss Icon

Mucca Pazza

Mungo Jerry

Music Band

Music Hall of Williamsburg

Mutant Genes

Muuy Biien

Naam

Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens

Nasimiyu

Nasty Women Exhibition

National Cherry Blossom Festival

Nervosas

Nervous Assistant

Nevertune

New Bomb Turks

New Year's Eve

New York Night Train

Nice Face

Nicole Atkins

Nicole Atkins and The Black Sea

Nightmare Air

Nihilistics

ninjas

No Statik

Nobunny

Northside Fest

Northside Festival

Norton Records Benefit

Nothing

Nouvellas

NSFW

NT

Nude Beach

NYC Vintage Motorcycle Show

Oi

Organs

Othermen X

Ottobar

ow

O'Death

paisley

Pampers

Parkay Quarts

Parquet Courts

Party Expo

Passions

PAWS

Peelander-Z

Pendu

Personal and the Pizzas

Pete's Candy Store

Philadephia

Pianos

Pile

pink jumpsuit

Pissed Jeans

pointing

Polyon

Pop.1280

Post Teens

Potty Mouth

Priests

Primus

Prince Rupert's Drops

Protomartyr

Psychic Ills

Psychic TV

Public Assembly

Puff Pieces

Pujol

punk-folk

Purling Hiss

Quintron and Miss Pussycat

R Stevie Moore

Raccoon Fighter

rad

Radkey

Reagan Youth

Rebel Night Weekender

red

Red Baraat

Red Hook Ramblers

Regal Degal

Reisling Festival

reunion

review

Ringo Deathstarr

Rock Lottery

Rock N Roll Hotel

Rock Yard

Rockwood Music Hall

Royal Baths

Rye Coalition

Sailor Jerry

Saint Motel

Saint Vitus

Santos Party House

sauna

Scenic Presents

Screaming Females

Screamin' Rebel Angels

Sean Kershaw and the New Jack Ramblers

Seaport Music Festival

Secret Project Robot

Sex Beet

Sharon Jones

Shea Stadium

Shellshag

Shingo

Shirt/Pants

single review

Sister Anne

ska

Skating Polly

Slash Run

Sløtface

sleep

Slothrust

Slowdance

Smashed! Blocked!

Smoke Green

Snail Mail

Snake Oil Review

Sorceress

soul and rock-n-roll

Soulside

South Street Seaport

Southpaw

Speedy Ortiz

Spike Hill

Spires

St. Stephen Church

Stage Two

Stalkers

Starcrawler

still rockin'

Straightjacket Nation

Stranger Cole

strobes

Stumblebum Brass Band

Sunflower Bean

superfunky

Superheaven

Surf City

sweat

Sweet Soubrette

Tai Chi Master

Tami Lynn

Tancred

Tashaki Miyaki

Teen Anger

Teen Mortgage

Teenanger

Tenement

Texas Terri Bomb

The Above

The Acheron

The Apollo Theatre

The Ar-Kaics

The Babies

The Back C.C.s

the band not the brand

The Bell House

The Beverlys

The Black Angels

The Black Heart Procession

The Black Hollies

The Black Lips

The Brimstones

The Bullys

The Business

The Calamity Janes

The Cambodian Space Project

The Continental

The Coup

The Dap Kings

The Delancey

The Dive Bar Dukes

The Dixons

The Dust Busters

The Dust Rays

The Dwarves

The Ettes

The Everymen

The Figgs

The Flamin' Groovies

The Foxx

The Giraffes

The Girls at Dawn

The Gloomy Ones

The Goddamn Gallows

The Golden Grass

The Gories

The Grand Victory

The Great Gaylord

The Greenhornes

The Gutter

The Heavy

The Henry Clay People

The Hollows

The Horehound

The Immaculates

The Jigglers

The Julie Ruin

The Knitting Factory

The Lemon Twigs

The Live Ones

The Local 269

The London Souls

The Lost Crusaders

The Marked Men

The Men

The Mummies

The Newton Gang

The Nuclears

The Oblivians

The Old Edison

The Othermen

The Pack A.D.

The Paper Box

The Piggies

The Pinch

The Pleasure Kills

The Queers

The Rats

The Reigning Sound

The Rock Shop

The Rough Gems

The Runaway Suns

The Sadies

The Scofflaws

The Shalitas

The Shank

The Siberians

The Sidebar

The Sights

The Skins

The So So Glos

The Sonics

The Sound Hole

The Studio at Webster Hall

The Sweet Divines

The Swingin' Neckbreakers

The Teen Age

The Templars

The Thermals

The Trashmen

The Upper Crust

The V!brators

The Vacant Lots

The Vandelles

The Velvet Lounge

The Waldos

The Warsaw

The Weirdos

The Well

The Wild Honey Pie

The Woes

Thee Holy Ghost

Thee Oh Sees

Thick

Three Fuckin' Guitars

three fuckin' tambourines

Throwback

Tidal Basin

Tim Fite

Time is Fire

Timmy's Organism

Titus Andronicus

TODD

Tokyo Rocks

Tommy's Tavern

too many mics

Total Slacker

touch someone

Trash Bar

Tropicalia

Tunnel Of Love

turned up the lights

TV Ghost

Tweens

Twin Guns

Ume

Underclass Revue

Union Pool

Union Stage

Vanishing Point

Vans Classic Series

Vaura

Vaz

Vensaire

Violent Bullshit

Vivian Girls

vomit everywhere

Wanted Man

Waxahatchee

we moved

We Were Black Clouds

Weakened Friends

Webster Hall

Welcome To Our Nightmare

Wet Brain

What Blog?! Party

WHCS Benefit

White Hills

White Mystery

White Reaper

White Ring

Whooping Crane

Widowspeak

Wild Thing

Wild Yaks

Wildhoney

Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra

Williamsburg Waterfront

Willy Gantrim

Wing Dam

WLWL

Wojcik

Wooden Shjips

World War IX

wow this sucks

X

Xray Eyeballs

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan

Yellow Dogs

Youth Brigade

Zack Orion and Ardeshir Mountain

Here for the Bands

The Concert Calendar

Disclaimer time! We try to make the HereForTheBands concert calendar as complete and accurate as possible. However schedules change at the last minute, we intentionally leave out anything that's not clearly a concert, and on top of that we probably miss all sorts of shows. If you want to be sure, check with the venue.

Our calendar includes venues from as far South as Washington, DC to as far North as Harrisburg, PA. If you don't want to see all those shows (and most people don't) you can use the selecter to the right to filter the calendar. Use the top row to pick one region, the bottom row to select multiple regions at once.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, December 14th 2018

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9:30 Club

Thievery Corporation, The Suffers

A Baked Joint

Jazz Pizza Night, Blue Dot Jazz Troupe

Black Cat

Harry & The Potters, The Whomping Willows, Tonks And The Aurors, The Swedish Shortsnouts, DADA, $5 from each ticket will benefit the, Harry Potter Alliance

Black Cat

Blur vs Oasis vs Pulp vs Suede, A Special Evening Celebrating The Big 4 of Britpop, DJs Matt Walter & Craig Boarman (Ottobar / Baltimore) Spin All Oasis, Blur, Pulp, & Suede

Blues Alley

Skip Priutt & Friends "The Holiday Xperience"

Bossa Bistro

Alfredo Mojica Group

Capital One Arena

Mumford & Sons Delta Tour

Capitol Cider House

Live Music - Elena & Los Fulanos Duo

City Winery DC

The Blackbyrds

Dangerous Pies DC

The Methmatics, Capital Offender & The Screws at Pie Shop

Dew Drop Inn

District Drop Inn: Rowland-808, Dmnr, Luxe'n'Bass, Bunk Buddha

Dubliner DC

Brian Gaffney

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

The 19th Street Band

Flash

Ryan Elliott, Mazi R, Pabels, Martín Miguel, Yannis, Mike Harvey, Ac Rowland, James Cc

Gypsy Sally's

Neville Jacobs, Gordon Sterling and The People

Howard Theatre

85 South Show Presents Karlous Miller One Night Only

Jammin Java

Rainbow Rock

Jammin Java

70's Disco & Funk Holiday Party

JoJo

Jazz Funk Out Fridays...first show with Tyler Leak, Bj Simmons and Adam Johnson Trio

JoJo

second show, The Fruition Experience with Aaron Hill quartet

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Washington National Opera: Holiday Family Opera: The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Nso Pops: A Holiday Pops! Under the Mistletoe with Ashley Brown

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Discovery Artist in the Kc Jazz Club: Quiana Lynell

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Dayramir Gonzalez

Madam's Organ

The Chris O'leary Band

Madam's Organ

Madam's House Party On The Second Floor-Featuring DJ India

Marvin Social

Lonny Taylor

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Kevin Cordt

Outta The Way Cafe

Jack Worthington

Rhizome DC

Lucas Brode, Shelly Purdy+Will Redman, Nik Francis+Nate Scheible, Tom Orange

Rock and Roll Hotel

The Japanese House, Fake Laugh

Showtime Bar

Party Lights at Showtime 12/14!

Slash Run

Xmas in Babylon! Feat: Not Bored, Clown Foundation

Songbyrd

Curls, with Baby Bry Bry

Songbyrd

Agua Friday Cuban Dance Party, Songbyrd and Agua Night Present

Sotto

Greg Boyer Peloton

Soundcheck

Fehrplay

The Anthem

Lindsey Stirling

The Auld Shabeen

Conor Malone

The Birchmere

Carbon Leaf, Liz Longley

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Tory Lanez: KYSmas show, Presented by 93.9 Wkys with Pardison Fontaine & Beau Young Prince

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with Moonshine Society

The Ice House Café

Arkitekture

The Music Center at Strathmore

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

The Pinch

God of Nothing

The Ugly Mug

Derek Evry Rocks The Mug

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ Trevor Martin

Tropicalia

Weedie Braimah + The Hands of Time w/Amadou Kouyate

Twins Jazz

Timmy Shepard

U Street Music Hall

Anna: Winter Dance Party, Get Face, DJ Honey, hosted by Beaux Banks

Velvet Lounge

detroyt

Velvet Lounge

The Mercy Alliance, Ross Farquhar

Villain & Saint

An Adobo Dmv Christmas

Whitlow's on Wilson

Uncle Jesse

Saturday, December 15th 2018

7 Locks Brewing

Live Music Showcase: Swampcandy

9:30 Club

Thievery Corporation, The Suffers

Anacostia Arts Center

Selfies with Santa Holiday Party

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

The Hamiltones

Black Cat

Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, The Blasters, Big Sandy

Black Cat

Right Round, 80s Alt-Pop Dance Night w/ DJ lil'e

Blues Alley

Chelsey Green & The Green Project

Bossa Bistro

Tumbao y Raul Morel

Bossa Bistro

Early Show! Michael Kramer: Superstring & The Cosmic Vibrations Album Release

City Winery DC

Zo! And Carmen Rodgers

Colony Club

Flow and Joe Yoga

Comet Ping Pong

Thalia Zedek Band, Quattracenta, Insect Factory

Dangerous Pies DC

Mayors of Marble Falls, the Beirds, Bruce James at Pie Shop

DAR Constitution Hall

Holiday Concert

DC9

Peach Pit [late event], DJ Matt Bailer

DC9

Born Ruffians, Little Junior

Dew Drop Inn

Holiday Party with The Harvey Sometimes

Dubliner DC

Brian Gaffney

Echostage

Get Real, Green Velvet, Claude VonStroke, Shiba San

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

The Too Damn Big Orchestra

Flash

Ardalan, Navbox, Jay Prouty, Connie, Throe, Taiga

GMU Center for the Arts

Canadian Brass

Gypsy Sally's

Midnight North, Travers Brothership, Doobie Decibel System Trio

Hill Country Live

Scott Kurt & Memphis 59's Holiday Fiasco!

Howard Theatre

Soca Palooza w/ Hypasounds

Howard Theatre

Les Nubians

Ivy City SmokeHouse

Chuck Brown Band

Jammin Java

NRJ

Jammin Java

Darlingside

Jammin Java

Rocknoceros Holiday Singalong

JoJo

1st show with Jon Steele on bass, Dave Manley on Guitar and Kelton Norris on drums

JoJo

second show."DC's top flight jazz vocalist perform every Saturday night...9:30 to 1:00 am this week with Alison Crockett on vocal, Jordan Williams on Keys, Steve Arnold on bass and Charles Wi

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Washington National Opera: Holiday Family Opera: The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Nso Pops: A Holiday Pops! Under the Mistletoe with Ashley Brown

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Getty Music Presents Keith & Kristyn Getty and Friends: SING! An Irish Christmas

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Carolina Snowbelles

Madam's Organ

Skyla Burrell

Madam's Organ

Madam's House Party On The Second Floor-Featuring DJ India

Marvin Social

Ace Ano

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Julia Nixon

Outta The Way Cafe

Zeppelin & Co

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! Holiday on the Anacostia Delta featuring The Pirog Brothers

Rhizome DC

Fundraiser Concert: Daniel Bachman+Ian McColm+Forrest Marquisee, Sarah Hughes+Jenny Moon Tucker, Thomas Stanley+Khalid Thompson

Rock and Roll Hotel

White Ford Bronco

SAX Restaurant & Lounge

Washed Out [DJ Set] at Sax (21+)

Showtime Bar

Sir Ramases y sus Ritmos Raros del Mundo Vol 2

Sixth & I

Darlingside

Songbyrd

Argonaut & Wasp, Satellite Mode

Songbyrd

Group Talk: A Therapy Show W, Pearl Rose, and Special Guests

Songbyrd

Diary Of An R&b Classic: D'angelo "Brown Sugar", The R&b Club and Classic Album Sundays DC Present

Sotto

Zo Miller Live

Soundcheck

Avalon Saturdays

The Anthem

O.a.r., Maggie Rose

The Auld Shabeen

Irish Trad Session

The Auld Shabeen

Conor Malone

The Birchmere

Southside Johnny, The Asbury Jukes, Adam Ezra (Solo)

The Electric Maid

Declan of Dissonance Hardcore Punk Rock and Rap show with touring and local bands Corvo,Silk Leash, Too Bad, Wild Bay, and Dissonance

The Fillmore Silver Spring

SiriusXM Outlaw Country Presents: Turnpike Troubadours with Jaime Wyatt

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with Bad Influence Band

The Ice House Café

Fast Eddie and the Slow Pokes

The Music Center at Strathmore

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

The Passenger

Mimi Loco and the Drama Queens

The Pinch

Inhumation, Rat Infested, Sky Raider, Ninth Realm *Free Show!

The State Theatre

Rockapella, Christmas Tour

The Ugly Mug

Rokket Copter Rocks The Mug

The Ugly Mug

A Very Rokket Copter Christmas!

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ MadScience

Twins Jazz

Timmy Shepard

U Street Music Hall

Base Camp, yellowtech, 1-hunnered, meaux

Union Jack's Rio

Drunk Naked Pirates - Union Jacks Rio

Union Stage

Darlingside

Union Stage

Vienna Jammers Percussion Ensemble

Velvet Lounge

Harry Hotter

Velvet Lounge

FBGM

Villain & Saint

The Montgomery Warlocks

Villain & Saint

Rita Clark & the Mystic Ya Ya Band

Whitlow's on Wilson

Screaming Monkeys

Sunday, December 16th 2018

9:30 Club

Cat Power, Reverend Baron

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Gerald Albright and Selina Albright

Black Cat

Rock-n-shop, A Rock'n'Roll Garage Sale, w/ music all night from, Sally Go Round, DJ Laura Lopez, DJ Mojo Gogo

Blues Alley

Seek & Find Project

Bossa Bistro

Late Show! The Funktronics

Capitol Cider House

Sunday Jazz Brunch

City Winery DC

Carol Riddick

City Winery DC

Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza with Pauline Jean

DAR Constitution Hall

Holiday Concert

Dew Drop Inn

Frass Green, Not Your Groupies

Dubliner DC

Morris Minor

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

Mary Ann Redmond Band

Galaxy Hut

dirt eater, the mostly dead

GMU Center for the Arts

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker

Howard Theatre

Home for the Homeless [H4h] Funk & Comedy Jam

Jammin Java

Front Porch Orchestra

Jammin Java

His Dream Of Lions, Divine By Night, Mercury Avenue

JoJo

Sunday brunch singer Jazz Jam From

JoJo

second show with Sol Roots with a Mix of New Orleans funk and Sol

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Washington National Opera: Holiday Family Opera: The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The Choral Arts Society of Washington presents Songs of the Season: Christmas with Choral Arts

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The Washington Chorus presents A Candlelight Christmas 

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Meshell Ndegeocello: No More Water | The Fire Next Time: The Gospel According to James Baldwin

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Zemer Chai, The Jewish Chorale of the Nation's Capital

Madam's Organ

Stacy Brooks

MilkBoy ArtHouse

Arts Drop-In: Holiday Ornaments

MilkBoy ArtHouse

Songwriter Sundays: Rupert Wates, Rob Hinkal & Eric Scott

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! Adam Ezra Group

Rhizome DC

CapitalBop presents: DC Jazz Loft

Songbyrd

Ryley Walker, with MUte Duo

Songbyrd

LUNA, with Ub3rgrl

St Stephen's

Holiday Gala Concert

The Birchmere

Norman Brown’s Joyous Christmas, Bobby Caldwell, Marion Meadows

The Carlyle Club

A Tribute To The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin featuring Julia Nixon

The Hamilton

Bonerama, Ellis Dyson & The Shambles

The Lincoln Theatre

The Holiday Show

The Mansion at Strathmore

Bandana Splits

The Pinch

Healer (Ny), Brainpan, Uncle Buck, Needle

Twins Jazz

Brad Linde's Therapy Band

Union Stage

Griffin House

Villain & Saint

The Bob Band

Monday, December 17th 2018

Blues Alley

Dave Detwiler & The White House Band

Boundary Stone DC

Open Mic & $5 Drafts with Reed Appleseed

Dubliner DC

Morris Minor

Galaxy Hut

hobbyist, han gan

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The Choral Arts Society of Washington presents Songs of the Season: Christmas with Choral Arts

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Karel Ruzicka

Madam's Organ

One Nite Stand

Marvin Social

Misbehavin Mondays with Zach Cutler

Tuesday, December 18th 2018

Black Cat

Fuzzqueen, Time Is Fire, Flowerbomb

Blues Alley

Benjie Porecki "In the Holiday Groove"

Bossa Bistro

Cheick Hamala's Griot Street

City Winery DC

Pj Morgan Holiday Show

Clyde's Georgetown

Timmie Metz

Dubliner DC

Morris Minor

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

Tk & Sean Chyun

Gypsy Sally's

Gordon Sterling Presents: The Gypsy Sally's Jam

Ivy City SmokeHouse

J. Peter Loftus

Jammin Java

Exit 245, The BluesTones

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

New York Concert Artists & Associates presents Jiaxin Tian, pianist, in Recital

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

"Dazzling Strings” featuring Si-Yo Artist

Madam's Organ

LBF

Rhizome DC

The Effects, Mister Goblin, Felix Pilar, Marshall James Kavanaugh

Sauf Haus Bier Hall

Sauf Haus Open Mic feat. Big Like Bear

Songbyrd

Shaolin Jazz 'Can I Kick It?' Ft. "The Big Boss", Shaolin Jazz and Songbyrd Present

The Birchmere

Judy Collins “Holidays, Hits”

Wednesday, December 19th 2018

9:30 Club

The Oh Hellos Christmas Extravaganza, The Family Crest

Black Cat

Hammered Hulls, Bad Moves, Clear Channel

Blues Alley

Lorree Slye-Montgomery "Tis the Season"

Bossa Bistro

Foggy May

Clyde's Georgetown

Brent Peterson

Dangerous Pies DC

Jay Byrd, Wes Tucker at Pie Shop

DC9

The SuperChargers, Higher Numbers, The Invisibles

Dubliner DC

Morris Minor

Evening Star Cafe

The Derds

Gypsy Sally's

Beggars Tomb

Jammin Java

Secondhand Serenade

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Vocal Arts DC presents Angel Blue, soprano, in Recital

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

The Lee Boys

Madam's Organ

The Human Country Jukebox Band

Madam's Organ

Open Mic with Rico Amero

Marvin Social

Grab the Mic, Deborah Bond

MGM National Harbor

Charlie Wilson

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Capitol Hill Jazz Jam

Rock and Roll Hotel

Good Old War, Beta Radio, Allman Brown

Songbyrd

Armani White, with Jahn Rome

Soundcheck

Dmvu + Of The Trees

The Auld Shabeen

A Celtic Christmas with Brendan’s Voyage

The Birchmere

Judy Collins “Holidays, Hits”

The Hamilton

Everett Bradley's Holidelic

Twins Jazz

Rick Alberico

U Street Music Hall

Glide

Villain & Saint

Neel Singh's Open Jam and Workshop

Thursday, December 20th 2018

9:30 Club

Hiss Golden Messenger

Black Cat

Wanted Man, Elizabeth II, Maryjo Mattea

BlueBeatDC

Bluebeat December: The Copacetics & Spice Boyz!

Blues Alley

Marcus Johnson "Christmas Jam"

Bossa Bistro

Kameleon Beats

City Winery DC

Chely Wright

City Winery DC

Lynne Fiddmont

Clyde's Georgetown

Jonathan Quigley

Dangerous Pies DC

Jacuzzi Suit (last show), Frend, Tuff Lover

DC9

A People’s Choir DC (Sing-along)

Dubliner DC

Morris Minor

Evening Star Cafe

Honey Butter Biscuit

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

Conor Malone

Gypsy Sally's

Organ Freeman, Disco Risqué

Hill Country Live

C2 and The Brothers Reed

Howard Theatre

The 5th Annual Raheem DeVaughn & Friends Holiday Charity Concert 2018

Ivy City SmokeHouse

Ambitious Thursday: Happy Hour

Jammin Java

Chris Pureka, Crys Matthews

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Holiday 9

Madam's Organ

Clusterfunk

Marvin Social

The Dab Band

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Double Header

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! Wil Gravatt (monthly Residency)

Rhizome DC

Solstice Workshop -- Rituals of Respect: Creating Meaningful Practices in a Climate of Disconnection

Songbyrd

Songbyrd Open Mic Night, Songbyrd and Alex "The Red" Present

Songbyrd

Beach Bunny, Field Medic, Doe Deer, with Nowadays

Soundcheck

Dillon Nathaniel

Takoma Station Tavern

Durdyboi Entertainment Studios Presents #TheCollective Indie Artist...

The Fillmore Silver Spring

CupcakKe: The Eden Tour with DDm & Zhariah

The Music Center at Strathmore

A Candlelight Christmas

The Pinch

Ryan Zimmerman

The Wonderland Ballroom

Bluebeat Ska and Raggae

Twins Jazz

Jazz Band Master Class

U Street Music Hall

Article, M//r, Associate

Union Stage

The 9 Songwriter Series, Justin Trawick, Abby Sevcik of Mystery Friends, Louisa Hall, Kevin de Souza of Uptown Boys Choir, Grover, Davis Gestiehr of Davison, Greg Vickers, The Duskwhales, Jasmine Gillison

Velvet Lounge

Sinatra & Company

Whitlow's on Wilson

DJ Killabeats24

Friday, December 21st 2018

9:30 Club

Snail Mail, Empath, Instupendo

Backbar

Bass Down Unda

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Macy Gray - Back By Popular Demand!

Black Cat

The Max Levine Ensemble, Big Nothing, No Thank You

Blues Alley

Marcus Johnson "Christmas Jam"

Bossa Bistro

Alfredo Mojica Group

Bossa Bistro

Early Show! Aperitivo Italiano di Natale

City Winery DC

An Acoustic & Electric Evening with Los Lobos

Clarendon Ballroom

DJ Inov8

Clyde's Chevy Chase

Soul Crackers

Dangerous Pies DC

The Delarcos, Ain't No Mountain High Enough & Fallout Shelter

Dangerous Pies DC

Fallout Shelter

DC9

Justin Jones, John Bustine

Dew Drop Inn

The OSYX/The TxLips/Dear Forbidden/Megan Jean

Dubliner DC

Morris Minor

Echostage

Nghtmre, Midnight Tyrannosaurus, Ducky, Swage

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

Scorpion Rose

Flash

Eli Verveine

Flash

Amir Javasoul, Eli Verveine

Gypsy Sally's

Better Off Dead, Swamp Donkey Newgrass

Hill Country Live

Ward Davis & Ben Danaher

Howard Theatre

Eric B. & Rakim

Jammin Java

Rocknoceros

Jammin Java

Jammin Java Songwriters Circle, Luke Brindley, Todd Wright, Anthony Fiacco, Scott Simons

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

International School of Music presents The Student Honors Recital

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Sweet Heaven Kings

Madam's Organ

Madam's House Party On The Second Floor-Featuring DJ India

Madam's Organ

Paul Nelsen

Marvin Social

Sam Prather's G.o! 4tet

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Rob Patrick

Outta The Way Cafe

Chris Bruno

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! The Nighthawks

Songbyrd

Mykey, Static Res, with Kenny Hailey

Songbyrd

June Pastel, Pocketbells, with Kid Brother and Castle Og

Songbyrd

Ugly Sweater Party With DJ Outlaw And Friends

Sotto

Alison Crockett

Soundcheck

Sharam

The Auld Shabeen

Celtic Union

The Auld Shabeen

Acoustic Soul

The Birchmere

Bill Kirchen, Commander Cody “Honky Tonk Holiday Show!”

The Carlyle Club

Christmas with The Rat Pack

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with Speakers of the House

The Hamilton

Virginia Coalition, Timmie Metz Band

The Ice House Café

Joshua Bayer Jazz

The Music Center at Strathmore

A Candlelight Christmas

The Ugly Mug

The Rockits

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ O's Cool

Twins Jazz

Salim Washington

U Street Music Hall

Moombahton Massive, Nadastrom, with special guest Uproot Andy

Union Stage

Black Masala, Swift Technique, Shamans of Sound

Villain & Saint

The Sidley's, Ryan Harris Brown

Whitlow's on Wilson

Turtle Recall

Saturday, December 22nd 2018

9:30 Club

Big Something, Too Many Zooz, Electric Love Machine

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Evening with Maggie Rose

Black Cat

Color Palette, Fellowcraft, Coral Benders

Blues Alley

Marcus Johnson "Christmas Jam"

Bossa Bistro

Tumbao y Raul Morel

Bossa Bistro

Early Show! De SanGuashington

City Winery DC

The Weeklings

City Winery DC

An Acoustic & Electric Evening with Los Lobos

Clarendon Ballroom

DJ S-tyles

Dangerous Pies DC

The Annual Commander Xmas Show ft. Supreme Commander & Rise Defy

DC9

Hey Janelle's Alzheimer’s Association Holiday Benefit Show

Dubliner DC

Morris Minor

Dubliner DC

Conor Malone

EagleBank Arena

Anuel Aa - Real Hasta La Muerta Tour

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

The DCeivers

Flash

Lil' Louis, D'julz

Gypsy Sally's

Sophistafunk, Exmag

Hill Country Live

Left Lane Cruiser

Howard Theatre

State Property w/ Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Peedi Peedi & The Young Gunz, Tray Chaney

Ivy City SmokeHouse

Ruepratt Foaw Album Release Party

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The Washington Chorus presents A Candlelight Christmas 

Madam's Organ

Bisuit Miller & The Mix

Madam's Organ

Madam's House Party On The Second Floor-Featuring DJ India

Marvin Social

Deacon Izzy

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Maija Rejman

Outta The Way Cafe

Rare Form

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! Micah Robinson Live with special guest BOOMscat

Rhizome DC

The Ambient Eye, Heterodyne, Joy on Fire featuring Dan Gutstein

Rock and Roll Hotel

Happy Birthday, Freeez!

Songbyrd

Fabrizio, with Brownman, Ehmji and Neighborss

Songbyrd

Terrell Brown

Sotto

Nate "Impact" Jolley

The Auld Shabeen

Irish Trad Session

The Auld Shabeen

Celtic Union

The Birchmere

“A Very Maysa Christmas” featuring Maysa’s Jazz Funk Soul Orchestra

The Carlyle Club

A Party with a Purpose-- Robert T with Shadz of Soul

The Electric Maid

Darnell Parran Rap and Hip Hop Show

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with The Hammydowns

The Hamilton

Yellow Dubmarine, The Fuss

The Ice House Café

Jim Moulder Quartet

The Music Center at Strathmore

National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

The Ugly Mug

A Note Two Self plays The Mug

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ Tova

Twins Jazz

Salim Washington

U Street Music Hall

A Bashment Christmas, DJ K-Meta, DJ Bo, Spinrillo, Geovoni

Union Stage

MJx, Ryan Cam, Fryenation, Lamont Wiley, Chaugs

Union Stage

Bumppp!

Velvet Lounge

Harry Hotter

Velvet Lounge

Open Culture, Earl From Yonder

Villain & Saint

Kentucky Avenue

Whitlow's on Wilson

Advanced Party Solutions

Sunday, December 23rd 2018

9:30 Club

Bad Santa 2, Featuring Backyard, Team Familiar, DJ Big John, Billy Da Kid

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Kirk Whalum - Gospel According to Jazz Christmas Featuring: Sheila E.

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Kirk Whalum - Gospel According to Jazz Christmas Featuring: Sheila E.

Black Cat

The Messthetics, Anna Connolly, Blacks' Myths (DC Tape Release)

Blues Alley

Marcus Johnson "Christmas Jam"

Bossa Bistro

“የ. ኔ. ታ” Project: Ethio-jazz

Capital One Arena

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Presents The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Afternoon

Capital One Arena

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Presents The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Evening

Dubliner DC

Conor Malone

Echostage

Shy Glizzy

Flanagans Harp and Fiddle

Lena and Sanford

GMU Center for the Arts

The Washington Chorus Family Christmas

Jammin Java

The Mini-Clauster Family Holiday Happy Hour

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Messiah Sing-Along 

Madam's Organ

The B.t. Richardson

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Lipstick Revue

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! Southwest Soul Sessions w/ Elijah Balbed & Isabelle De Leon

Songbyrd

Don Zientara, with Fuzz Queen

The Birchmere

Luther Re-lives Holiday Concert featuring William “Smooth” Wardlaw

The Music Center at Strathmore

National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

Twins Jazz

Asher Bros Quartet

Union Stage

Good for the Jews

Villain & Saint

Project Mayhem, Teenage Angst (members of Black Dog Prowl pay tribute to Nirvana)

Monday, December 24th 2018

Blues Alley

Herrera - Richardson "The Jam Before Christmas"

City Winery DC

Judy Gold

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The Choral Arts Society of Washington presents A Family Christmas

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The Choral Arts Society of Washington presents Songs of the Season: Christmas with Choral Arts

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Beltway Brass

Madam's Organ

One Nite Stand

Tuesday, December 25th 2018

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam

Madam's Organ

LBF

Wednesday, December 26th 2018

Black Cat

Amateur On Plastic, Starring, Butch Willis

Blues Alley

Cyrus Chestnut "Tis the Season"

Bossa Bistro

Janeliasoul Acoustic!

Dubliner DC

Conor Malone

Echostage

Tiësto, Justin Caruso

Evening Star Cafe

Acoustic Evening, The Walkaways & Wes Tucker

Jammin Java

Billy Price Charm City Rhythm Band

Madam's Organ

The Human Country Jukebox Band

Madam's Organ

Open Mic with Rico Amero

MGM National Harbor

Anita Baker

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Capitol Hill Jazz Jam

The Birchmere

Piff The Magic Dragon

The Hamilton

Live At The Fillmore: The Definitive Tribute to The Original Allman Brothers Band

The Wonderland Ballroom

Opera on Tap

Twins Jazz

Caesar Ulsano

Villain & Saint

Neel Singh's Open Jam and Workshop

Thursday, December 27th 2018

9:30 Club

Margo Price, Lilly Hiatt

Black Cat

Cool People, Fireroast, Poppy Patica

Blues Alley

Cyrus Chestnut "Tis the Season"

Bossa Bistro

Live Forró, Samba Night with Cissa Paz and Friends

City Winery DC

Bilal w/ Special Guest Micah Robinson

Dubliner DC

Conor Malone

Echostage

Zedd

Evening Star Cafe

Jaws Open Mic

Flash

Seb Zito

Gypsy Sally's

Steal Your Face

Hill Country Live

Michelle Hannan & One Blue Night (Duo)

Jammin Java

HEF.

Madam's Organ

Clusterfunk

Marvin Social

Chooky’s Love Lounge

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Eli Lev

The Birchmere

Piff The Magic Dragon

The Hamilton

Ben Williams: A Holiday Musical Extravaganza

Twins Jazz

Brad Linde's Team Players

Union Stage

Ladies in the Day

Villain & Saint

Ray Wroten & Plaid the Buffalo

Whitlow's on Wilson

DJ Squirrel

Friday, December 28th 2018

9:30 Club

The Pietasters, Big D and the Kids Table, The Forwards, Ponytails & Cocktails, DJ Selah

Atlas Brew Works

DOC/Sulfuric Cautery/Girth/Tomb Warden/ATT

Backbar

Basic Rhythms

Black Cat

Dark & Stormy, with DJs Kangal and Mindjacket, and Stoneburner live, Darker side of Dance / Electro / Retro

Blues Alley

Cyrus Chestnut "Tis the Season"

Bossa Bistro

Alfredo Mojica Group

City Winery DC

Proper Utensils Band ft. Jas. Funk

City Winery DC

Bilal w/ Special Guest Micah Robinson

Clarendon Ballroom

DJ JC

Clyde's Chevy Chase

Rockits

DAR Constitution Hall

Holiday Praise Celebration

DC9

Liberation indie-rock Dance Party, DJ Bill Spieler

Dubliner DC

Conor Malone

Flash

Mike Servito, Bil Todd, Strikestone!

Gypsy Sally's

Everyone Orchestra (Conducted by Matt Butler), Al Schnier (Moe.), Vinnie Amico (Moe.), Glenn McClelland (Ween), James Casey (Trey Anastasio Band), Larry Keel, Todd Herrington, Jay Starling, Of Tomorrow

Hill Country Live

Tribute to Merle Haggard & Waylon Jennings Ft. Members of Human Country Jukebox

Jammin Java

Danny Schwartz

Jammin Java

Broke Royals, Luke James Shaffer, Leffty

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Lincoln Congregational Temple United Church of Christ Tribute

Madam's Organ

Madam's House Party On The Second Floor-Featuring DJ India

Marvin Social

Joe Herrera's Remix

MGM National Harbor

Anita Baker

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Aaron L. Myers, Ii

Outta The Way Cafe

Built 4 Comfort

Pearl Street Warehouse

Eli Lev & The Fortunes Found, Hayley Fahey Band

Rock and Roll Hotel

Wandering Lies

Songbyrd

One Very Odd Show: Odd Mojo, with FootsxColes, DJ Tomiyeyo, Anklejohn, El Cousteau, Jay Cousteau, Zhariah and DJ Exackly

Sotto

Federico Peña

Sotto

Behind The Line, DJ Jahsonic

Soundcheck

Markus Schulz

The Auld Shabeen

Sean Fleming

The Birchmere

Pieces Of A Dream

The Fillmore Silver Spring

The Roots with Sirius Co. featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby & Victory

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with Brent & Co

The Hamilton

NRBQ, Dharmasoul

The Ice House Café

Dixie Power Trio

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ Benny C

Twins Jazz

Michael Thomas Quintet

U Street Music Hall

Jungle Fever, Mista Selecta, Mane Squeeze

Union Stage

Kendall Street Company, The Vegabonds

Villain & Saint

X-Motorcycle Couriers, Sister Ex, tba, Taildraggers

Whitlow's on Wilson

Shake 3x

Saturday, December 29th 2018

7 Locks Brewing

Live Music Showcase: Justin Trawick and the Common Good

9:30 Club

GWAR, Iron Reagan, Against the Grain

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

The Brothers Johnson

Black Cat

Primitive!, 60's Garage, Beat, R'n'r, and more!, featuring:, DJ Mad Squirrel (Party Lights), Dan McNabb (Beginner's Mynd), Psycho Daisy (Biff Bang Pow!), Mojo Go-Go (I Dig Your Mind)

Blues Alley

Cyrus Chestnut "Tis the Season"

Bossa Bistro

Tumbao y Raul Morel

City Winery DC

We Are One Tribute X-perience Band

City Winery DC

Joseph Arthur

Clarendon Ballroom

DJ Lil Fos

Clyde's Chevy Chase

The Crimestoppers

Comet Ping Pong

Uni, Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Venray

DC9

Makeup Girl, Yungshmoove, brucetakenap

Dubliner DC

Conor Malone

Echostage

Above & Beyond

Flash

John Digweed, Dexx, Dansman, Taiga, Throe, Jake C & Randy Masiello

Gypsy Sally's

Hackensaw Boys, South Hill Banks

Hill Country Live

Fat Night

Howard Theatre

Tamar Braxton

Jammin Java

Broke Royals, Sub-Radio, Reed Appleseed

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

D.C. Legenday Musicians Band (DClm)

Madam's Organ

Madam's House Party On The Second Floor-Featuring DJ India

Marvin Social

Kameleon Beats

MGM National Harbor

Anita Baker

MilkBoy ArtHouse

DJ Illmatic, DJ HavMercy, DJ Farrah Flosscett

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Candice Bostwick

Outta The Way Cafe

James Mabry

Rock and Roll Hotel

Ethan Spalding & The TrapRock Band, Fatrel, Swiezo, Slick

Slash Run

The Chariots, The Captivators /Spice Boyz

Songbyrd

Los Sadicos Ft. "Papi" Saicos, with Edgar Efilms

Sotto

Clarence "The Bluesman" Turner

The Auld Shabeen

Sean Fleming

The Auld Shabeen

Irish Trad Session

The Birchmere

Last Train Home, Cravin’ Dogs

The Carlyle Club

Pre New Year's Eve Big Bad Juju

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Big 100 Throwback Bash Feat. Eclipse: The Ultimate Journey Tribute

The Hamilton

Start Making Sense- A Tribute to Talking Heads, Qiet

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with 40 Dollar Fine

The Ice House Café

The Richard "Hollywood" Thompson Band

The Pinch

Public Acid , Corvo +TBA

The Ugly Mug

Alex The Red Parez and The Hell Rojos

Twins Jazz

Michael Thomas Quintet

U Street Music Hall

U Sleaze, Diyanna Monet, Lemz & Keenan Orr, Hosted & Performance by Jane Saw

Union Stage

The Werks, Moogatu

Villain & Saint

Modified ‘60s soul & garage dance party w/ DJ Mark Zimin

Whitlow's on Wilson

The Five 55

Sunday, December 30th 2018

9:30 Club

White Ford Bronco: DC's All 90s Band

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Prince Tribute Show: All-Star Purple Party featuring Junie Henderson

Blues Alley

Cyrus Chestnut "Tis the Season"

Dew Drop Inn

Raffi Kelly, Cal Fish, Plake 64 and the Hexagrams, TBA

Dubliner DC

Brian Gaffney

Echostage

David Guetta

Galaxy Hut

cotton candy, kevin hairs, william and vivian

Gypsy Sally's

Nah., Stig, Garrett Gleason

Jammin Java

The White House Band

Jammin Java

Have Mercy, Downhaul, Bogues, Birthright

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Celtic Christmas

Madam's Organ

Stacy Brooks

The Birchmere

22nd Annual Hank Williams Tribute

The Carlyle Club

A Pre New Years Eve Tribute to the Isley Brothers

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Dave East with Shooter, D Jones, Errol Vibes, DJ Awall, Nature Boi & Oc Hermo

The Hamilton

The Bridge, Ron Holloway

The Ice House Café

New Year's Weekend - E & Me Contemporary Jazz Band

The Music Center at Strathmore

Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert

Twins Jazz

Lionel Lyles Quintet

U Street Music Hall

The Rumpus Room, Marc Meistro, Stereo Faith

Union Stage

David Wax Museum, Brian Dunne

Villain & Saint

The Thrillbillys

Monday, December 31st 2018

9:30 Club

White Ford Bronco: DC's All 90s Band

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

New Year's Eve Live! w/ E.u. and Majic

Black Cat

Black Cat New Year's Eve Ball, On the Mainstage:, Peaches O'dell & Her Orchestra, Tony Anthony & His Malvivants, On the Backstage:, DJ Dredd, with Grap Luva

Blues Alley

New Years Eve with Cyrus Chestnut

Boundary Stone DC

New Year’s Eve (No-Cover) at Boundary Stone!

City Winery DC

Black Alley Nye Party

City Winery DC

Bela Dona

Clarendon Ballroom

New Year's Eve Gala

Clyde's Chevy Chase

Speakers of The House

Clyde's Mark Center

Collective a'Chord

Dubliner DC

Brendan’s Voyage

Echostage

MoneyBagg Yo

Gypsy Sally's

Pink Talking Fish, Staycation

Hill Country Live

The Band of Heathens Nye

Howard Theatre

Reggae Fest New Year's Eve All Black Affair

Ivy City SmokeHouse

New Year’s Eve

Jammin Java

Rocknoceros Holiday Singalong

Jammin Java

Getchoo (Weezer tribute), Dammit, Josie (Blink-182 tribute), Dashing Blumpkins (Tribute to Smashing Pumpkins)

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

A Jazz New Year's Eve: Patti Austin's Bebop Hip Hop Ella featuring Trevor Lawrence Jr.

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center: Raheem DeVaughn and Backyard Band

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Wesley Bright & The Honeytones

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Elijah Jamal Balbed & JoGo and Wesley Bright & The Honeytones

Madam's Organ

LBF

Maketto

New Year's Eve

MGM National Harbor

New Year's Eve Rewind: An 80's Celebration

Mr Henry's Restaurant

New Year's Eve

Outta The Way Cafe

MyLOH Rocks 2018/2019

Pearl Street Warehouse

A Rockabilly & Blues New Year's Eve Extravaganza: Rock-A-Sonics, Linwood Taylor

Rock and Roll Hotel

New Year’s Eve Blowout

Slash Run

New Years Eve Danceteria!

Songbyrd

New Years Eve Mardi Gras Feat. The Experience Band, Crushfunk Brass, with DJ Mutaal & DJ Trevski

The Anthem

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Trouble Funk

The Auld Shabeen

Annual Irish New Years Eve Celebration with Pat Garvey – Main Floor

The Auld Shabeen

Annual Nye Masquerade Ball 2018 – The Cellar

The Auld Shabeen

New Years Eve Party with Radio Nv – Main Floor

The Birchmere

New Year’s Eve, The Seldom Scene, The High, Wides, Ms. Adventure

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Colors Presents: R&b Only

The Hamilton

Moonshine Society in the Loft

The Hamilton

Celebrate New Year's Eve with The Bridge, The Trongone Band

The Ice House Café

New Year's Eve - Mary Shaver and the Smokin' Polecats

The Lincoln Theatre

Steel Pulse, Nkula, Zedicus and Abyssinia Roots

The State Theatre

The Legwarmers New Years Eve Party

Twins Jazz

New Years Eve Bash w/ Eugenie Jones!

U Street Music Hall

New Year's Eve at U Street Music Hall, Will Eastman, Ken Lazee, Rawle Night Long, Ozker, Kundalini, Visuals by Kylos

Union Jack's Rio

Nye Bash w/Klepto Radio

Union Stage

Aztec Sun, Bencoolen, The Dirty Grass Players

Velvet Lounge

Top Dead Center

Villain & Saint

Glamour Kitty

Whitlow's on Wilson

New Year’s Eve Bash With My Hero Zero

Tuesday, January 1st 2019

Chill Factory

Rashōmon, Coke Bust, Iron Cages

Clyde's Georgetown

Timmie Metz

Echostage

Zeds Dead, Whipped Cream, Yultron

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Kazaxé

Sauf Haus Bier Hall

Sauf Haus Open Mic feat. Elizabeth II

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Wale & Friends 8th Annual New Year's Day Show

Wednesday, January 2nd 2019

Bossa Bistro

Shining Blade (Soul Down) Sessions

City Winery DC

J2b2 (John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band)

Clyde's Georgetown

Brent Peterson

Evening Star Cafe

Joe Chiocca

Jammin Java

Doyle (of the Misfits), Unknown, Pain!, Nature Freak, Red Chief's Ransom

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Capitol Hill Jazz Jam

Songbyrd

Smithsonian Folkways "The Social Power Of Music" Listening Event, Smithsonian Folkways and Songbyrd Present

Villain & Saint

Neel Singh's Open Jam and Workshop

Thursday, January 3rd 2019

9:30 Club

Ozomatli, Chopteeth AfroFunk Big Band

Blues Alley

Chris Thomas King

Bossa Bistro

Feedel Band - Ethiopian Funk, Soul,, Jazz

City Winery DC

An Evening w/ Glenn Jones

Clyde's Georgetown

Jonathan Quigley

Evening Star Cafe

Fox Vernon

Hill Country Live

Moose Jaw

Howard Theatre

Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross

Ivy City SmokeHouse

Ambitious Thursday: Happy Hour

Jammin Java

Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #20

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Juan Carmona

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Michelle Swan

Soundcheck

Hgods

The Pinch

Watersdeep, Sunshine Hysteria, and More

Union Stage

The Plate Scrapers, Two Ton Twig

Villain & Saint

Michelle Hannan & One Blue Night (Duo)

Friday, January 4th 2019

9:30 Club

No Scrubs: '90s Dance Party, with DJs Will Eastman & Ozker, Visuals by Kylos

Backbar

Paradisco

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Collaboration Featuring Lori Williams

Blues Alley

Chris Thomas King

Bossa Bistro

Alfredo Mojica Group

Capital One Arena

Justin Timberlake: The Man Of The Woods Tour January 2019

City Winery DC

Trina Broussard

Dangerous Pies DC

Free Rockabilly Night ft. The Gods Hate Texas at Pie Shop

Howard Theatre

Kool Keith w/ Live Band

Jammin Java

The Tone Rangers, Impitched

Jammin Java

Rocknoceros

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Dakh Daughters

MGM National Harbor

Motor City Live

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Dial 251 for Jazz

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! Soul Crackers "Better Late Than Never" New Year's Dance!, featuring Tommy Lepson & The Too Much Sisters

Rock and Roll Hotel

The Gimmicks, Civic Duty, Moran Street

Slash Run

Likes, Weston Smith, TBA

Songbyrd

Rob Stokes, with Bottled Up, North by North and Loi Loi

Songbyrd

An Evening With Bvll

Soundcheck

Kyau & Albert

The Auld Shabeen

The Quietmen

The Auld Shabeen

Hall Vote

The Birchmere

Chante’ Moore

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Yung Bleu

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with Jonny Grave

The Ugly Mug

Off The Rails plays The Mug

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ Eskimo

Tropicalia

47Soul in Washington DC

U Street Music Hall

Emo Night Brooklyn

Union Stage

Hollertown, Split String Soup

Villain & Saint

Seven Car Pile Up

Saturday, January 5th 2019

7 Locks Brewing

Live Music Showcase: Mixed Business

9:30 Club

Bent: A New Lgbtq Dance Party, Featuring DJs Lemz, KeenanOrr, The Barber Streisand, Performances by Pussy Noir, Donna Slash, Bombalicious Eklaver, Plus Other Surprises

American Legion Post 41

Dot Dash/The Ubangis/Apollo 66

Blues Alley

Chris Thomas King

Bossa Bistro

Tumbao y Raul Morel

Comet Ping Pong

Big Ups (Farewell Tour), File Select

DC9

Stone Driver, Cosmic Romp, Rickshaw Lizard

Gypsy Sally's

On the Bus, John Kadlecik (Solo)

Jammin Java

Michael Clem, Peyton Tochterman & Greg Howard

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Orquesta Akokán

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Batida Diferente

Pearl Street Warehouse

The All-Star "Graceland" Tribute Band with Bakithi Kumalo & Ryan Tennis

Rock and Roll Hotel

The Reflex

Slash Run

Doll Baby, The Rememberables, Petrichor

Songbyrd

The Water Cycle

The Auld Shabeen

Irish Trad Session

The Birchmere

Schooner Fare and Buskin, Batteau

The Carlyle Club

BroadSound

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Fillmore Flashback: 80's Vs 90's Dance Party with DJ Biz Markie

The Hamilton

Scythian, Kentucky Avenue

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with 19th Street Band

The Music Center at Strathmore

BSO: Leon Fleisher's Birthday Celebration

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ Retrospect

U Street Music Hall

Chocolate City: Broadway on U Street, Black Alley, Mane Squeeze, Hosted by Yaddiya & Ace Ono

Villain & Saint

The Kensingtones

Villain & Saint

Lauren Calve

Sunday, January 6th 2019

Blues Alley

Chris Thomas King

Bossa Bistro

Rodrigo Marim: Brazilian Country Singer

City Winery DC

Paris Combo

GMU Center for the Arts

"The President's Own" United States Marine Band

Jammin Java

Crackers & Grape Juice Live Podcast

Jammin Java

Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #20

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Grazyna Auguscik

Pearl Street Warehouse

Swelltune Records "Boston to Austin" Showcase, Jittery Jack and Miss Amy, Sean Mencher, and Special Guests

The Hamilton

"The Official Blues Brothers™ Revue "

VFW Post 9274

A Scent Like Wolves, Vrsty And More!

Monday, January 7th 2019

Blues Alley

Anita King

Boundary Stone DC

Open Mic & $5 Drafts with Reed Appleseed

Jammin Java

Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #20

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

John “Papa” Gros: Welcome to New Orleans!

Union Stage

Shane Koyczan

Tuesday, January 8th 2019

9:30 Club

Noname, Elton

Blues Alley

Jose Andre Trio

Bossa Bistro

Cheick Hamala's Griot Street

City Winery DC

Tygressa Sings Natalie Cole

Hill Country Live

Jackson Dean

Jammin Java

Lankum

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness

Pearl Street Warehouse

Happy Birthday Elvis! A Benefit for the Love Hope Strength Foundation featuring, Vanilla Fudge + Buck Dharma (of Blue Oyster Cult)

Sauf Haus Bier Hall

Sauf Haus Open Mic feat. Albino Rhino

Songbyrd

Acid Carousel

The Wonderland Ballroom

Triflin' Tuesday Charity Jam

Union Stage

Ashlee Simpson + Evan

Wednesday, January 9th 2019

9:30 Club

Noname, Elton

Blues Alley

Emmet Cohen Trio

Bossa Bistro

Orchester Praževica's Gypsy Soul Party

City Winery DC

Unit 3 Deep

City Winery DC

SMG4

Evening Star Cafe

David Barker

Jammin Java

Jammin Java's Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #20

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Yosvany Terry & Baptiste Trotignon: Ancestral Memories

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Capitol Hill Jazz Jam

Songbyrd

Ladygod, with Lobby Boy

The Hamilton

Ashley McBryde - The Girl Going Nowhere Tour, Dee White

Union Stage

Mdou Moctar, Horse Lords

Velvet Lounge

City East Coast Tour, Shadow, Tigga Mane, DJ Wild Bandit

Villain & Saint

Neel Singh's Open Jam and Workshop

Thursday, January 10th 2019

Blues Alley

Terence Blanchard & the E-Collective

Bossa Bistro

Mashriq Maghrib Music Jam Session with Huda Asfour

Dangerous Pies DC

Dougie, Joshua Palace, The Boardwalk Club at Pie Shop

DC9

Tommy Siegel, Jesse Dylan & the Scaredy Cats, Fort Gorgeous

Evening Star Cafe

Bourbon Moon

Flash

Skream [Open-to-Close]

Hill Country Live

Ryan Culwell

Jammin Java

The Other Favorites

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Todd Marcus: On The Streets (A Baltimore Story)

MGM National Harbor

Motor City Live

Pearl Street Warehouse

Free Show! Americana Night featuring Drew Gibson (Full Band!), Nicole Belanus Trio

Songbyrd

Drew Beckman & The Boundary Boys, with Not Your Groupies and Lovejet

Songbyrd

Project Hera Presents: Songbyrd Ladies Night Open Mic, Project Hera and Songbyrd Present

Soundcheck

Borgeous

The Anthem

DC101 Meltdown, Sublime With Rome, Iration, Lovely The Band, Dreamers

The Birchmere

The Sos Band

U Street Music Hall

Calyx & Teebee, Ken Lazee, Subversions, Paturn b2b Kc Fox

Union Stage

Dan Navarro

Friday, January 11th 2019

9:30 Club

Jay Pharoah

Backbar

Relax

Blues Alley

Terence Blanchard & the E-Collective

Bossa Bistro

Alfredo Mojica Group

City Winery DC

The Chuck Brown Band

Dangerous Pies DC

The Haunted Heart and Critically Acclaimed Live! at Pie Shop

DC9

One Way Out, Fellowcraft, Maryjo Mattea

Foona Lagoona

Time Columns/Spring Silver/PompeII Graffiti/Gentle Men at Foona

GMU Center for the Arts

41st Annual Saxophone Symposium

Gypsy Sally's

Surprise Attack, Sauce, The Cassaday Concoction

Hill Country Live

Randy Thompson Band

Jammin Java

Rocknoceros

Jammin Java

Caitlin Canty, Oshima Brothers, The Americana Music Association

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Washington National Opera: Taking Up Serpents, a New Hour-Long Opera, part of the American Opera Initiative Festival

Kennedy Center Millenium Stage

Dumi Right

Mr Henry's Restaurant

Kevin Cordt

Pearl Street Warehouse

Bobby Thompson Trio, The Ron Holloway Trio

Songbyrd

Electric Eye And Songbyrd Present: Mc Bravado, with Brain Rapp, Jett Bailey and Kassim

Songbyrd

Tallies, with Personal Space

The Anthem

The Revivalists, American Authors

The Birchmere

Ricky Skaggs, Kentucky Thunder

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Badfish A Tribute To Sublime: Stand By Your Van Tour with Bumpin’ Uglies & Higher Education

The Hamilton

Leyla McCalla, Opening Act TBA

The Hamilton

Free Late Night in The Loft with Caz Gardiner

The Music Center at Strathmore

BSO Off the Cuff: Turangalîla-symphonie

The Ugly Mug

Eddie Pasa

The Wonderland Ballroom

DJ Trevor Martin

Twins Jazz

Benito Gonzalez

U Street Music Hall

Bowie Ball, Bowiesque DJ Sets by Heaven Malone & Simon Pattee, Bowie Musical Performance by Max Goldstein (Yoko and the Oh No's)

Union Stage

Toby Lightman

Union Stage

Neal Francis

Wolf Trap

Arnaud Sussmann, violin Paul Neubauer, viola David Finckel, cello Chamber Music at The Barns