A country singer that even Krista can get behind, be sure to grab tickets to this show before they sell out!
March 27 & 28: MisterWives with BØRNS, U Street Music Hall
Two of our bands to watch in 2015 have paired up for a show that's guaranteed to put a smile on your face and get you moving!
March 27: BROODS, 9:30 Club
This indie/synth pop duo has been a go-to on our changing of seasons playlists with their BROOD-ing (haha, sorry) and beautiful music.
March 28: Father John Misty with King Tuff, 9:30 Club
FJM (former Fleet Foxes drummer) was one of the most entertaining shows of 2013 and he's set to do it all again for his latest album I Love You, Honeybear. We can't wait to see what jokes/slanderous comments he has to share with us this time around!
March 28: Mat Kearney, The Fillmore Silver Spring
We've loved Mat Kearney since it was cool to watch One Tree Hill and we're sure he's a delight live on this tour with his new album.
May 29: Purity Ring, 9:30 Club
We're loving the first tracks off this bands most recent album and complemented with their unique set up when performing live, this is going to be an awesome show!
March 30: Twin Shadow, Black Cat
We're almost always late on the Twin Shadow band wagon, but not this time!
March 31: Jessie Ware, 9:30 Club
Jessie has BLOWN up (rightfully so) since the last time she was in DC -- get tickets to this before they sell out!
April 7: José González with Ólöf Arnalds, 9:30 Club
PRAISE THE MELLOW MONDAY GODS -- this combo is incredible. Modern-day classical music savant Ólöf Arnalds is someone we can't pass up the opportunity to see.
April 8: Hey Rosetta!, DC9
Our favorite Canadians are back stateside with a new album -- if you like beards and good music, be there.
April 9: Alex Winston, U Street Music Hall
All Things Gold is back at it with this wonderful pop singer! (Who did one of our most favorite covers ever)
April 11: Dave Barnes, The Howard Theatre
True story: Krista met Dave Barnes at an outdoor show in Louisville and he was a delight both in person and in song. If you're craving some simply lovely tunes, this is your show.
April 11: The Last Bison, U Street Music Hall
We love seeing this family band live and while we aren't quite sure how snug they will be on the U Hall stage, we are sure that this is going to be a fun show!
April 11: Dan Deacon, 9:30 Club
If you've never seen Dan Deacon live -- you MUST. His live show is one of the post artistic and fun ones we've been to!
April 16: Hackensaw Boys, Gypsy Sally's
Bluegrass and banjos make for a perfect evening.
April 16 & 17: Walk the Moon, 9:30 Club
Good gracious do these boys ever take a break?! On the heels of their sophomore album release, WTM is back and ready to continue to be one of the best live shows we've seen 12,101 times live.
April 18: Oh Honey, Rock & Roll Hotel
This cheerful duo, who helped us get through this nasty winter, is touring the country with their new EP "Wish You Were Here"!
April 23: Kodaline, 9:30 Club
Enjoy the beautiful and slightly heartwrenching sounds from these young Brits!
April 25: Madeon, Echostage
Get ready to dance with this awesome producer whose put on some of our favorite tracks featuring great singers from Passion Pit to Zak Waters!
April 25: Tei Shi, DC9
Rising star Tei Shi has been hitting all the right notes with us lately and we MUST see her again!
April 25: Smallpools, U Street Music Hall
You're not dreaming -- indie pop band Smallpools is back and ready to get you dancing!
April 26: Houndmouth, 9:30 Club
Still can't get over how far these cuties have come since we interviewed them way back when.
April 28: Marc Roberge, The Birchmere
Enjoy an acoustic night with O.A.R's frontman in this intimate setting.
April 29: Toro Y Moi, 9:30 Club
We can think of no better way to usher in a DC spring than with Chaz and his chillwave tunes.
April 30: Shy Girls, U Street Music Hall
2015 Band to Watch Shy Girls is FINALLY touring is way to DC. Grab someone you like to make googly eyes with and head to this show!
May 1: James Bay, 9:30 Club
This guy went from being the second opener to first opener and now HEADLINER at 9:30 Club. So proud of him! :)
May 3: Nashville in Concert, DAR Constitution Hall
Even though Tami Taylor (er, Rayna James) and her gorgeous hair aren't on the bill, this is definitely a show to see if you're a Nashville fan!
May 3 & 4: Lord Huron, 9:30 Club
We love this band so much and had a great time seeing them the last time they were in town!
May 5 & 6: Passion Pit, 9:30 Club
We're THRILLED that Passion Pit is out with new music and back on tour -- grab your tickets before they sell out!
May 5: Sufjan Stevens, DAR Constitution Hall
The wonderfully eclectic and adored Sufjan Stevens is coming to DC -- this is a show not to miss!
May 5: Of Monsters and Men, Echostage
Our most favorite Icelanders are FINALLY out with a new album!!!
May 7: Ben Folds and yMusic, The Lincoln Theatre
Just the first night on Ben Folds' DC tour!!
May 8: Ben Folds and yMusic, 9:30 Club
In case you want to get a little closer to Ben, there's always his second night at 9:30.
May 11: Matt & Kim, 9:30 Club
Long-time TIOJ faves and cute couple are back (finally!) with a new album for all of you that have been dying for some indie pop tunes.
May 11: Kieza with Betty Who, Lincoln Theatre
Goodness, I don't know how this could possibly be a seated show given the aggressively happy dancing that is warranted while listening to either of these ladies!
May 12: Tennis, U Street Music Hall
This adorable married duo is just the ticket to get you ready for springtime!
May 13: Lo-Fang, U Street Music Hall
A favorite TIOJ find, Lo-Fang and his cheekbones are back to sing for us!
May 21: Body Language, DC9
Some of our favorite New Yorkers are finally back and touring with new music! We highly recommend going to see these guys live if you haven't had a chance yet!
May 23: Geographer, U Street Music Hall
We had so much fun seeing this surf pop band the last time they were in town!
May 29: Purity Ring, 9:30 Club
People are so excited for this band to finally be back with a new album that they're playing TWO shows this night!
May 30 & 31: Sweetlife Festival, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Sweetgreen is back at it and are expanding their namesake festival to TWO days this year! Featuring a bunch of TIOJ faves like Kendrick Lamar, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Charli XCX, and more!
May 31 & June 1: Tallest Man on Earth, Lincoln Theatre
What better way to finish up your Memorial Day weekend than with the heavenly sounds of Tallest Man on Earth??
June 3: Rusted Root, 9:30 Club
Send me on my wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy... to this concert.
June 4: The Decemberists with Father John Misty, Merriweather Post Pavilion
So endlessly delighted with the pairing of these two wonderful and slightly crazily creative musical groups who both have awesome new albums out this year.
June 6: Tame Impala, Echostage
This psychedelic rock group is back and ready to get you grooving! (insert elephant emoji here)
June 6: WMZQFest, Jiffy Lube Live
Nothing says "welcome to summer" like this annual country megaconcert -- this year featuring Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Sam Hunt, and so many more!!
June 9: Florence + The Machine, Merriweather Post Pavilion
The inimitable Florence Welch is sure to put on an ethereal and exciting summer night at MPP!
June 11: Courtney Love with Lana Del Rey, Jiffy Lube Live
What a combo of two generations of brooding, much discussed female singers.
June 11: Belle & Sebastian, Echostage
These long-time indie favorites are back on the heels of their wonderful ninth studio album!
June 13: Courtney Barnett with Darren Hanlon, 9:30 Club
This spunky Australian singer is back and touring with her cleverly titled debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.
June 19: Miami Horror, U Street Music Hall
These Aussies and their perfect-for-summer music are back stateside and ready to jam with a new album!
June 20: Hozier with The Antlers, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Good gracious Hozier keeps escalating DC venues and this huge outdoor show is sure to be a beautiful and emotional evening.
June 26 & 27: Luke Bryan with Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch, Jiffy Lube Live
Get ready to swoon for a perfect summer country concert.
July 4: Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary Blowout, RFK Stadium
What better way to celebrate July 4 than with Foo Fighters, Gary Clark Jr., Trombone Shorty, LL Cool J, and more!!
July 13 & 14: Taylor Swift with Vance Joy and Haim, Nationals Park
No description needed.
July 24: Sam Smith, Merriweather Post Pavillion
Pretty sure Sam Smith is going to outgrow every venue in the DMV pretty soon...
July 25: Dierks Bently with Kip Moore and more!: Jiffy Lube Live
So many awesome country acts, so little time.
July 26: My Morning Jacket with Jason Isbell, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Epic band (and Louisville natives) MMJ are back on tour with TIOJ fave Jason Isbell. Grab a comfy blanket to lay on the grass at MPP and enjoy.
August 14: Zac Brown Band with The Avett Brothers, Nationals Park
We can think of no better way to spend a summer evening than with these two great bands in a baseball stadium.
August 19: Willie Nelson and the Family with Old Crow Medicine Show, Merriweather Post Pavillion
Pretty much perfect.
September 8: Twenty One Pilots with Echomsith, Echostage
Is it weird that we're must excited that ECHOsmith is playing at ECHOstage?!
September 13: Death Cab for Cutie, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Grab a gang of your best friends and enjoy a Sunday evening with one of the best indie bands of all time.
September 16: Stromae, Echostage
Impressive global superstar Stromae is back stateside and guaranteed to get the party started!
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