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Beach House, Peals @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Grizzly Bear, The National

Beach House

Dominic Fragman, Devin Ocampo @ The Dew Drop Inn DC

RiYL: Medications, Smart Went Crazy & Beauty Pill

Dot Dash, The Delarcos, Nine To Five @ Fort Reno

RiYL: tribute to John Stabb


Modest Mouse, Brand New @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

RiYL: Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, a BYT photographer (me) crying tears of joy.

oModest Mouse / Brand New

Beach House, The Chamanas @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: “Lazuli”

John Carpenter @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: “horror films’ most striking soundtracks”

John Carpenter: Live Retrospective

Steely Dan, Steve Winwood @ Jiffy Lube Live

RiYL: The Doobie Brothers, Eagles

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Night Beats, Mystery Lights @ Songbyrd Music House & Record Café

RiYL: The Black Angels, Black Lips


Young Rapids, Spaceface, Paperhaus @ DC9

RiYL: Radiohead, TV on the Radio, The Walkmen


The Rememberables, Psychic Subcreatures, The Luau Cinders @ Fort Reno

RiYL: Coke Bust, Fort Reno.

Aterciopelados @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: Maná, Manolo García, Mike Herrera

Janel & Anthony @ Franklin Park

RiYL: “jazz and 21st century classical music”

ScHoolboy Q @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Groovy Tony

ScHoolboy Q: Groovy Tony Pit Stops

Theo Croker @ The Hamilton

RiYL: Doc Cheatham, Zona Jones

Theo Croker

Wussy, Dot Dash @ Black Cat

RiYL: “She’s Killed Hundreds”


Handsome Hound, Run Come See, Peyote Pilgrim @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RiYL: Shovels & Rope

Hey Mercedes, the World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, Prawn @ Black Cat

RiYL: Braid, The Get Up Kids

Mike Cooley @ U St Music Hall

RiYL: Jason Isbell, Patterson Hood

Mike Cooley

The Roosevelts, Scott Miller with Bryn Davies @ The Hamilton

RiYL: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, The Jason Adamo Band

The Roosevelts and Scott Miller & Bryn Davies

The Stents, The Fuss, The Jennifers @ Comet Ping Pong

RiYL: The Figgs, Jack Kirby, The Cavedogs

Stronger Sex, 3rd Grade Friends, Heinous Orca, The Chewers, Tomato Chase @ Baxter Building

RiYL: house shows

Wild Coast, The People, Jau Ocean @ Sweet Magnolia Farms

RiYL: RDGLDGRN, Paperhaus, and Wanted Man


Girls Rock! DC 2016 @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: music education for girls

Girls Rock! DC 2016 Showcase

Accidents, Washers, American Television, Sera @ The 16th Street Music House 

RiYL: Measure, Worn in Red

Breakaway, Bust Off, Death Cat, BBC, Skum Boyz, Encasing Embrace, Laughing Man, Dylijens, Sneaks, Tay and Winzday Love, Karmen Line, Wanted Man @ St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church

RiYL: supporting Minority Youth in the Arts & Life , Positive Force, Stop Police Terror Project

Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Horse Lords @ MLK Library

RiYL: the house of Sauvage

Dailey & Vincent @ The Hamilton

RiYL: Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris

Dailey & Vincent

Florida Georgia Line, Cole Swindell, the Cadillac Three, and Kane Brown @ Jiffy Lube Live

RiYL: Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry

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Jack & Amanda Palmer, Thor & Friends @ 9:30 Club

RiYL“1952 Vincent Black Lightning”

Kian ‘N’ JC @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: ‘Don’t Try This At Home’

Kian 'n' JC

Rakim @ Howard Theatre

RiYLPaid in Full

REV909: tribute to Daft Punk/French House & Indie Dance Classics @ U St Music Hall

RiYL: Will Eastman and Ozker

Vans Warped Tour @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

RiYL: Falling in Reverse, Four Year Strong, Less Than Jake, New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish, Set it Off, Sum 41, We the Kings, Yellowcard, Issues, Mayday Parade, Pepper, Real Friends, Sleeping With Sirens, State Champs, The Maine, The Story So Far, Tonight Alive, Crown The Empire, Every Time I Die, Ice Nine Kills, Motionless in White, The Color Morale, The Word Alive, Volumes, Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Coldrain, Cruel Hand, From Ashes to New, Gideon, In Hearts Wake, Oceans Ate Alaska, Vanna, Veil of Maya, Emarosa, I See Stars, Knuckle Puck, Masked Intruder, Roam, SECRETS, The Heirs, The Interrupters, Young Guns, Against The Current, Assuming We Survive, Ballyhoo!, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, GHOST TOWN, SYKES, Teenage Bottlerocket, Too Close to Touch, Waterparks, Avion Roe, Bad Seed Rising, Broadside, Cane Hill, Dash Ten, Hail the Sun, Like Pacific, Mother Feather, Old Wounds, Palaye Royale, Reckless Seranade, Safe to Say, Silent Planet, Wage War, With Confidence

Vans Warped Tour - Presented by Journeys


Gwen Stefani, Eve @ Jiffy Lube Live

RiYL: No Doubt, Christina Aguilera, Bush

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C’est Si Bon Jazz Quartet + León City Sounds @ Capital Fringe

RiYL: French jazz, blues, bossa nova

Max Levine Ensemble, Backbiter, Rudest Priest, Scanners @ Hot Tub House

RiYL: Defiance, Ohio,  The Queers

The Max Levine Ensemble

Technophobia, Heretics in the Lab, and Semita Serpens @ Black Cat

RiYL: Life Pieces to Masterpieces

Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos, North Mississippi Allstars @ Wolf Trap