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Tuesday, September 2

Bleachers, Misterwives @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: that one song “I Want to Get Better”


Part Time, Go Cozy, Sea Lions @ Comet Ping Pong

RIYL: Hazy Bedroom Pop

Spoon, Hamilton Leithauser @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: Stranger than Fiction



Wednesday, September 3

Spoon, Hamilton Leithauser @ Lincoln Theatre

RiYL: a second of three nights of Spoon


Pree, Adron, Lies About @ Black Cat

RiYL: driven, experimental imaginings


Thursday, September 4

8×8 @ Gibson Guitar Showroom

RiYL: Furniteur


Buzzcocks, Loud Boyz @ Black Cat

RiYL: one of the most influential punk bands

Heffron Drive @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Wichita pop rock

Heffron Drive

White Lung @ DC9

RIYL: “White Lung is a punk band.”

Friday, Saturday 5

You, Me, Them, Everybody Live @ Wonderland Ballroom

RiYL: Me and Karen


Jamie XX, Mattis @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: “forward thinking beatmaker”

Jamie XX

Ezra Mae & the Gypsy Moon @ The Pinch

RiYL: psychedelic blues, glasses

Love & Theft, Jana Kramer, Natalie Stovall @ Fillmore Silver Spring

RiYL: country rock


Saturday, Saturday 6

Aerosmith, Slash, Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators @ Jiffy Lube Live

RiYL: Love in an elevator, Revolution X

Bob Mould, Cymbals Eat Guitars @ 9:30 Club

RiYL: Husker Du, Sugar

Bob Mould

The CooLots, lowercaseletters, DJ Mane Squeeze @ Black Cat

RiYL: original DC Rock/Soul band

Ed Sheeran, Rudimental @ Merrweather Post Pavilion

RIYL: all the teenage girls, “soulful vocals with organic folk introspection and irresistible hip-hop hooks”

Ed Sheeran

The Features, Public Access TV @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RIYL: Nashville Pop Rock

Sunday, September 7

Priests, Naomi Punk, Olivia Neutron-John @ Black Cat

RiYL: DC Punk

Spirit Animal, Who Needs a Pulse, Ayer @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RiYL: NYC Bands who played Sweetlife