Friday, September 9, 2016

The Week In Shows: 9/12-9/18

An incredibly humid Friday evening seems as good a time as any to plot ones weekly live music schedule, I think. Let's take a look at what's happening in the greater DC metro this week, shall we? Hot diggity!

As I sit here listening to the sound of cicadas and thinking of how freaking hot it still is outside, I'm reminded that fall will eventually be starting. Presumably. Which will make me a happy little lady.  In the meantime, there's a ton of good music to take in around these parts, with the week ahead looking absolutely packed with fantasticness. So here we go, a look at some recommended shows for the coming week. 

And as an aside, if you've got a show coming up you'd like me to consider including in my weekly calendar, just shoot me an email with "Calendar" somewhere in the subject line. Thanks y'all!


MONDAY, 9/12/16

-Julien Baker + Grayling (U Street Music Hall - win tix!)
-Woodgrove + Sunghosts (Galaxy Hut)
-Brushes + Painted Zeros + Bethlehem Steel + Poppy Patica (Comet Ping Pong)
-Quaker City Night Hawks + Wanted Man (DC9)
-The Anniversary + Laura Stevenson + Thin Lips (Rock & Roll Hotel)
-Foul Swoops + Expert Alterations + Real Numbers (Bathtub Republic)
-Young The Giant + Ra Ra Riot (9:30 Club - SOLD OUT)

TUESDAY, 9/13/16

-Frightened Rabbit + Lucy Dacus (Ram's Head Baltimore - worth the drive!)
-Violent Soho + Meat Wave + Natural Velvet (DC9)
-The Saint Johns + Birdtalker (Jammin Java)
-Young The Giant + Ra Ra Riot (9:30 Club - SOLD OUT)
-Battle Trance + Janel Leppin (Songbyrd Music House)
-Super! Silver! Haze! + Warm Sun + DJ Jerry Busher (Black Cat)

WEDNESDAY, 9/14/16

-Young The Giant + Ra Ra Riot (9:30 Club - SOLD OUT)
-Sara Niemietz + WG Snuffy Walden (Jammin Java)
-KT Tunstall + Conner Youngblood (Lincoln Theatre)
-Billy Talent + The Dirty Nil + Badflower (Rock & Roll Hotel)
-John Prine + Declan O'Rourke (Birchmere - SOLD OUT)
-The Album Leaf + Rituals of Mine (U Street Music Hall)
-Haley Bonar + Luray (Black Cat)

THURSDAY, 9/15/16

-Rodriguez + Arum Rae (Lincoln Theatre - SOLD OUT)
-Allah-Las + Tops (Rock & Roll Hotel)
-Sex Stains + Coup Sauvage & The Snips + Governess (Comet Ping Pong)
-The Proclaimers + Jenny O. (Birchmere)
-Whiskey Shivers + Dear Creek (Black Cat)
-Angel Olsen + Alex Cameron (9:30 Club)

FRIDAY, 9/16/16

-Bloody Knives + Machine Drift + Stems + Chester Hawkins (Velvet Lounge) 
-Mo Troper + Eagle Daddy + Dove Lady + Foster Carrots (Ghost Office)
-Mousetrap Dance Party (Black Cat)

SATURDAY, 9/17/16

-Farm Aid 2016 (Jiffy Lube Live)
-Rocky Votolato + Chris Staples (DC9)
-Matthew Sweet + Laura Tsaggaris (Birchmere)
-AC/DC (Verizon Center)
-Mykki Blanco (Comet Ping Pong)
-Jenny Lewis + The Watson Twins (Lincoln Theatre - SOLD OUT)
-Dope Francis + Bottled Up + Shining Blade Theory + Milk Money (Songbyrd Music House)
-Grant-Lee Phillips (Jammin Java)

SUNDAY, 9/18/16

-Cymbals Eat Guitars + Field Mouse + Wildhoney (DC9)
-Built to Spill + Hop Along + Alex G (9:30 Club)
-Tenement + Dusk + The Rememberables (Black Cat)
-Jenny Lewis + The Watson Twins (Lincoln Theatre)

[posted 9.9.16]

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