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Brightest Young Things and Listen Local First team up every week to bring you the list of shows you should definitely attend.

Monday, March 10

Atlas At Last, Threading, Myrrh Myrrh @ The Dunes

RiYL: punk, shoegaze

Chester Hawkins, Timmy Sells His Soul, Moth, Bastet @ DC9

RiYL: embracing glitch, drones and juke

Free Cakes for Every Creature, Jackknife Stiletto, Lisa Drank @ BBHQ [2628 6th St NE, WDC]

RiYL: whatever “VagxCore” means

Tuesday, March 11

Annie Mac @ U St Music Hall

RiYL: Irish DJs

Jail Solidarity, Katherine, Glitterlust @ The Rocketship

RiYL: “Queers & Punks Roll Call”

Walk the Plank, Demands, This Is Your Life, Mobius Strip @ DC9

RiYL: DC/Richmond punk, really sounding like you’re from DC

Wednesday, March 12

Com Truise, Phantoms @ DC9

RiYL: having many personas

Moonface, Saltland @ Black Cat

RiYL: prolific men in indie rock

Sting & Paul Simon @ Strathmore

RiYL: the Duke Ellington School of DC

The Omar Hakim Experience @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: CD release celebrations


Thursday, March 13

Funk Parade IndieGoGo Launch Kickoff Show with the Funk Parade All Star Band and Special Guests @ Liv Nightclub

RiYL: helping Listen Local First fund their U Street parade

Lincoln’s Bands @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RiYL: lawyers in bands

Paul Simon & Sting @ Verizon Center

RiYL: iconic musicians together

Phantomweight, Your Cousin Marvin, Canker Blossom, The Rumble @ DC9

RiYL: no actual art school dropouts, George of The Rumble’s blue hair

Friday, March 14

Dr. Dog @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: creating ethereal soundscapes

Dr. Dog

Les Rhinoceros, Boat Burning Massed Guitars, The Fordists @ Union Arts

RiYL: massed guitars

The North Country @ Bayou

RiYL: psychedelic slam-twang

Saturday, March 15

Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival Kickoff Show with Larry Keel, By&By and Letitia Van Sant & the Bonafides @ Gypsy Sallys

RiYL: Bluegrass, Newgrass, Flatpickin

Larry Keel Experience

Bohannon @ Howard Theatre

RiYL: first east coast show in 40 years

Dr. Dog @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: a second night of Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog

The Glitch Mob, Ana Sia, Penthouse Penthouse @ Fillmore Silver Spring

RiYL: bands who have commercials on spotify

Minimus the Poet, Super City, Blind Man Leading @ Metro Gallery

RiYL: folk-injected rock

Pleasure Curses, The Walking Sticks, Wanted Man,  DJ Provoke @ Hierarchy

RiYL: benefiting Sitar Arts Center

You’re Right?, I Against Eye, Encasing Embrace, Infamy @ Casa Fiesta

RiYL: mosh pits

Sunday, March 16

>>>> >>>> (Special Guests) @ U St Music Hall

RiYL: surprise special guests

Braceface, Feeny, Rooney’s Shoe @ Casa Fiesta

RiYL: Gaithersburger, Boy Meets World

Ellie Goulding @ Echostage

RiYL: “Lights”

Ellie Goulding