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Monday, December 14

G Herbo @ Black Cat

RiYL: “No Limit”

India.Arie Christmas @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: her performance of the National Anthem

The Arcs @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: “Stay in my Corner”

Tuesday, December 15

Jonny Grave @ Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe

RiYL: “Ice Rink”

The Struts @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RiYL: “Put Your Money On Me”

Paint Branch @ Southeast Neighborhood Library

RiYL: Q and Not U, Free Fringe Music

Catscan! @ Velvet Lounge

RiYL: “Voodoo Dollhouse”

PASSPORT @ Dolcezza Gelato Factory & Coffee Lab

RiYL: photography, Contrario Collective, Emma McAlary, Farrah Skeiky, Katie Fielding, Noe Todorovich, Victoria Milko

Highway Cross, Collider, DJ Ian Thompson @ Black Cat

RiYL: Cricket Cemetery, Winter Coat Drive, We Are Family, Positive Force

Wednesday, December 16

Foals @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: “What Went Down”

Des Ark, Pygmy Lush, The City and I @ Comet Ping Pong

RiYL: “Don’t Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker”

Br’er, Johnny Fantastic, CrushnPain @ Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe

RiYL: “Brunch is for Assholes”


San Fermin @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: “Emily”

Thursday, December 17

A JOHNNYSWIM Christmas @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: “Home”

Jesse Marchant @ DC9

RiYL: “Words Underlined”

Booby Trap, Antibody Corporation, Elmapi, Necrospective @ 1358 Florida Ave NE 

RiYL: FREE, “Queer dance punk, french electro pop, and performance art”

Jucifer @ Black Cat

RiYL: their NPR Music Front Row

Thievery Corporation @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: “Saudade,” three sold out shows

Friday, December 18

Government Issue, Supereme Commander, Killer of Sheep, Brief Lives @ Black Cat

RiYL: the Annual Commander Christmas Show, DC legends, John Stabb

Justin Jones @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RiYL: Toys for Tots

Turnstile, Dame, GIVE, Praise, Firewalker @ Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe

RiYL: FREE, Jeremy Tingle, Cathie Donaghy

Bobby Brown @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: “Every Little Step”

Bless, The El Mansouris @ 1358 Florida Ave NE

RiYL: Matt Dun, Chris Chen, Saturnalia


RDGLDGRN @ U Street Music Hall

RiYL: “Won’t Last”

Saturday, December 19

Tigers Are Bad for Horses @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RiYL: “Messenger”


US Royalty & White Ford Bronco Popup Outdoor Concert



Perfect Pussy @ Black Cat

RiYL: “3”

Rad Santa 2015 @ Union Market 

RiYL: All Things Go, DJ sets, Ra Ra Riot, Lightwaves, Photobooth Santa, festivus pole

Sunday, December 20

Chaz French @ DC9

RiYL: “These Things Take Time”

The North Country, Soccer Team, Near Northeast @ 453 Florida Ave NW

RiYL: “The Cross We Bear”

The Cornel West Theory, Drew Kid & The Elevators, Loud Boyz, UCB @ U Street Music Hall

RiYLSalad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, D.C. (1980-90), John Stabb, Funk/Punk Revival