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The Flaming Lips, Clipping. @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Miley Cyrus, Beck

Flaming Lips

Downtown Boys, Sneaks, Snail Mail, Joe Biden, DJ Brandon Carlo @ Ottobar

RiYL: Screaming Females, Sheer Mag

Drumline Live @ Strathmore

RiYL: “The soulful, high-stepping style of the historically black college and university (HBCU) marching band experience”

Kane Strang, Chain of Flowers @ DC9

RiYL: people who record demos in a WWII bomb shelter in Germany

Sons of an Illustrious Father @ Black Cat

RiYL: Ezra Miller, Howard Bilerman


Agnes Obel @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: PJ Harvey, Angel Olsen

Agnes Obel

Mike Doughty, Wheatus @ U St Music Hall

RiYL: Dave Matthews, BT

Mike Doughty

Slingshot Dakota, Ratboys, Two Inch Astronaut @ Comet Ping Pong

RiYL: Petal

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Slothrust, And the Kids @ Black Cat

RiYL: Highly Suspect, Black Honey

We Banjo 3, Enter the Haggis @ The Hamilton

RiYL: Gaelic Storm

Enter The Haggis & We Banjo 3


Dawes @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: Deer Tick, Blake Mills


Electric Guest, Chaos Chaos @ U St Music Hall

RiYL: Danger Mouse, Broken Bells

Electric Guest

Jim Brickman @ Wolf Trap The Barns

RiYL: John Eaton

Overkill, Nile, Amorphis, Swallow the Sun @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: Testament

Passenger, The Paper Kites @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Brian Campeau, Lior


Slaves, Walk the Plank @ DC9

RiYL: Mike Skinner, Mike D

Tim Darcy, Molly Burch @ Black Cat

RiYL: Ought


Adam Savage, Michael Stevens @ Warner Theatre 

RiYL: Mythbusters

Be Steadwell @ AMP

RiYLVow of Silence

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Los Campesinos!, Crying @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: No Age, Times New Viking

Los Campesinos!

Mal Blum & the Blums, The Shondes, Hemlines @ Black Cat 

RiYL: Screaming Females, Aye Nako


Ali Wong @ Warner Theatre

RiYL: Baby Cobra

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: you know the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Jim Jeffries @ DAR Constitution Hall

RiYL: Bill Burr, Jim Norton

'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart's' Jason Reich is set to serve as head writer on the half-hour talker.

Jonny Grave, Oh He Dead, Derek Evry @ Black Cat

RiYL: you’ve read Jonny Grave’s Brightest Young Things articles enough to know him

Mae, Owel, The Constellations @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RiYL: Copeland, Emery

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Marian McLaughlin, Faun & a Pan Flute, PraxisCat @ The Dew Drop Inn DC

RiYL: Tiny Rhymes

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Paul Thorn, Andrew Duhon @ The Hamilton

RiYL: Ray Wylie Hubbard, John Prine

Paul Thorn

Railroad Earth @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Greensky Bluegrass, The String Cheese Incident

Railroad Earth

Vanessa Williams @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: America Ferrera, Jillian Hervey


Howie Day @ The Hamilton

RiYL: Five for Fighting, Gavin DeGraw

Howie Day

Priests, Coup Sauvage & the Snips @ Black Cat

RiYL: Downtown Boys, Pinkwash

Southern Soul Assembly @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: JJ Grey, Luther Dickinson, Anders Osborne, & Marc Broussard

Strand of Oaks, Twin Limb @ Rock & Roll Hotel 

RiYL: Ryan Adams


Mousey Thompson’s James Brown Experience @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: James Brown

Sting @ The Theater at MGM National Harbor

RiYL: Phil Collins, Bryan Adams

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Sunn O))), Big|Brave @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Boris, Scott Walker

Sunn O)))