Our favorite local hip hop group and stars of our Trillectro video are finally back after their European tour!
October 24: Cold War Kids, 9:30 Club
Long-time festival faves, check out this perfect indie rock band who surely won't be playing to an "audience of one."
October 25: SBTRKT, Lincoln Theatre
Get ready for things to get steamy with this amazing British producer and singer!
October 25: Vance Joy with Jaymes Young, 9:30 Club
"Riptide" has been a staple on our playlists lately and is certain to be a crowd pleaser live! PLUS -- Jaymes Young's sultry sounds will be a great start to the night.
October 25: Angus & Julia Stone, Sixth & I Synagogue
This Australian brother-sister duo is so incredibly charming. We can only imagine how fun it would be to see their banter (and music) live!
October 26: Gossling, DC9
Aussie faves and SXSW pros Gossling are finally coming stateside! Catch them at this intimate venue before they blow up!
October 26: Twin Shadow, Black Cat
Check out this incredible and unique R&B singer who always seems to creep on us.
October 26: RAC with The Knocks and Penguin Prison, 9:30 Club
These two weekend-ready bands make the perfect pair (Exhibit A) and the best way to wrap up your weekend!
October 31: Smallpools with Magic Man and Waters, 9:30 Club
We had so much fun seeing Smallpools live and Magic Man at SXSW so this pairing is one of the most fun Halloween nights we could imagine!
November 1: SOHN with Wet, U Street Music Hall
Holy moly this is a sexy pairing. Get ready to enjoy some fabulous R&B/indie vibes from these two great groups.
November 1: Capital Cities, 9:30 Club
Get those dancin' shoes and '50s varsity jackets ready for this wonderful band! (Bonus points if you do their choreographed, coordinated dance moves with them.)
November 4: Hozier with James Bay, 9:30 Club
Be still our hearts. The combination of the soothing, genuine voices of these two accented singers is enough to literally stop our hearts.
November 4: Walk the Moon, U Street Music Hall
TIOJ faves WTM are trading in their sold-out 9:30 Club in favor of a more intimate show at U Street Music Hall. Can't wait to shut up and dance with these boys!
November 6: The Last Bison, Jammin' Java
This family folk pop band from Virginia is one of our favorites and are sure to be a really fun show live!
November 7: London Grammar with Until The Ribbon Breaks, 9:30 Club
We cannot get enough of this band and the lead singer's entrancing vocals. Definitely planning to grab our cuddle partners and catch this live! Plus "Pressure" from Until The Ribbon Breaks is forever our jam.
November 7: The Dirty Guv'nahs, U Street Music Hall
These latest favorites of ours are sure to provide a lovely evening of Americana music.
November 7: Jamestown Revival, Gypsy Sally's
Our favorite pair of hotties from Texas are back in DC and are ready to impress you with their killer folk/pop music.
November 8: James Vincent McMorrow, Lincoln Theatre
JVM was THE BEST show we've been to so far this year -- his swoony falsetto is not to be missed!
November 8: Kimbra, U Street Music Hall
This Kiwi songstress, whose voice you'll recognize from Gotye's "Someone That I Used To Know," is making huge waves for herself. Between her killer costumes and serious voice, she puts on a great live performance.
November 8: Fitz and the Tantrums, 9:30 Club
Fitz has been consistently one of the most fun shows to see live and we think maybe a third time seeing them will have to happen...
November 8: Panama Wedding, Rock & Roll Hotel
We loved seeing this indie pop band the last time they were in town so much that we may have to do it again...
November 9: Mansions On The Moon, The Hamilton
Our favorite synth pop band is making their way from the West Coast to one of DC's loveliest venues. Can't wait for this unique show!
November 10: American Authors, 9:30 Club
These cheery pop singers and former TIOJ babysitters are back in DC! Grab someone who makes you smile and check out these guys live!
November 12: Lake Street Dive, 9:30 Club
They're back so soon!! Thank God, we need this band's witty folk jams as much as humanly possible.
November 13: Stars with Hey Rosetta!, 9:30 Club
So much Canadian love with this lineup of long-time favorites Stars and the bearded and beautiful Hey Rosetta!
November 13: Gems with Tei Shi, U Street Music Hall
All Things Gold is at it again with DC favorites Gems and up and comer Tei Shi.
November 14: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr, 9:30 Club
This goofy Detroit Duo (and interview alums!) is the perfect way to start your weekend dancing!
November 19: alt-J, Echostage
Krista's all-time favorites are back stateside to share their new (FINALLY!) album. You MUST see them live if you haven't yet.
November 20: The Wild Feathers, 9:30 Club
These Nashville dudes were not only on an actual episode of Nashville, but are also solidly wonderful live.
November 21 and 22: The New Pornographers with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, 9:30 Club
The New Pornographers are FINALLY back after years of silence and, when coupled with Pains of Being Pure at Heart, is a show not to be missed.
November 25: St. Lucia with The Knocks, 9:30 Club
St. Lucia's debut album When The Night was so great that the band is back for the "The Night Comes Again" tour -- we can totally vouch that this is a brilliant idea.
December 2: The 1975, Echostage
The Brits have come so far since we saw them at DC9! Grab your tickets and get ready to dance around/get sexy with this awesome band!
December 3: Hoodie Allen with Chiddy Bang, The Fillmore Silver Spring
One of our most favorite white rappers is gonna charm the pants off ya with his set with dancing faves Chiddy Bang!
December 9: The Head and the Heart, DAR Constitution Hall
This band of crushable ladies and bearded gents get better each time we see them live and we hope this performance will be no exception!
December 22: Matisyahu, 9:30 Club
Celebrate the season with Matisyahu's "Festival of Lights" tour!
January 12: Sam Smith, Patriot Center
Everyone's favorite crooner Sam Smith is back in DC again! If you haven't been lucky enough to see him live yet -- do it do it!
January 25: Ben Howard, 9:30 Club
We LOVE Ben Howard and could not be more delighted that he's accepted our invitation to come back to DC and play more music for us (even if we do have to share him with the rest of the 9:30 audience).
January 25: Billy Idol with BRONCHO, 9:30 Club
'80s god Billy Idol is back on tour and coming to DC! We can't wait to check this out live for ourselves especially with modern day rockers BRONCHO opening!
March 9: Hozier, Lincoln Theatre
This Irish crooner gives us all the feelings. Catch him in this historic theater where its okay if you get weak in the knees because you can sit!
March 25: Milky Chance, 9:30 Club
We cannot get enough of the infectiously poppy tunes from this group and can't wait to finally see them live!
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