Ohhhhh shit -- Weezy vs. Drizzy. Who are you pulling for?
September 2: Spoon, The Lincoln Theatre
One of the bands that TIOJ first bonded over is finally back with a new album and a sure-to-be-great show in this historic theater!
September 2 & 3: Bleachers with Misterwives, 9:30 Club
This is one of our dream lineups come true. fun. drummer Jack Antonoff is killing it with Bleachers, and Misterwives is one of our most favorite rising indie pop groups!
September 6: Ed Sheeran, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Ed Sheeran completely astounded us when we saw him live before he blew up and befriended Taylor Swift, so we can whole-heartedly recommend seeing this incredibly talented ginger live.
September 8: Sir Sly with Secret Someones, U Street Music Hall
This band wowed us live the last time they were in town and we can't wait for them to do it again. Plus, we're in LOVE with Secret Someones and are so excited to see them!
September 9: Willie Nelson, 9:30 Club
Don't think Willie needs any introduction...
September 12: Honda Civic Tour, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Spend a wonderful evening at MPP with Grouplove, Portugal. The Man, American Authors, and Typhoon!
September 13: Route 29 Revue (feat. Trampled by Turtles, Trombone Shorty, & more), Merriweather Post Pavilion
This lineup of Americana-ish music featuring the above artists, plus Guster, Iron & Wine, and more, is amazing and the perfect way to spend a late summer day.
September 13: All Things Go Fall Classic, Union Market
Holy smokes, is this an incredible one-day festival lineup! Future Islands, Tove Lo, US Royalty, HAERTS, Bear Hands -- the list goes on and on!
September 13: Madeon, Echostage
Check out this awesome producer in the most perfect venue for his chart-topping electronic hits.
September 13: Snallygaster featuring !!! with Brett, The Yards
A beer festival can only be made better with awesome music from !!! and Brett! Snag tickets here.
September 14: Jack White, Merriweather Post Pavilion
With his latest album Lazaretto getting major acclaim, the ever-so-talented Jack White is back at MPP to put on a sure to be amazing show!
September 16: Sam Smith with BROODS, Echostage
Sam Smith took over U Street Music Hall like a superstar and is moving on to a much bigger venue to fit his extreme talent and even more intense fan base.
September 16: OK Go, 9:30 Club
If their latest video is any indication, this long-time favorite band will put on a very fun and colorful show!
September 17: Metronomy, 9:30 Club
Check out this creative, well-dressed band and get ready for some head-bopping good tunes!
September 17: Paolo Nutini, Lincoln Theatre
This Scottish singer was a favorite of ours years ago and he's finally back crooning to us!
September 17: The Drums, 9:30 Club
Our favorite new-age Beach Boys sounding boys from Cali are FINALLLY back with new music!
September 17: Glass Animals, Black Cat
Krista had an amazing time seeing these Brits and their sexy sexy tunes live at U Hall -- go check 'em out!
September 18: Slow Club, Rock & Roll Hotel
Crying "tears of joy" in anticipation of this show.
September 18: Clean Bandit with Lizzo, 9:30 Club
Between Clean Bandit's hit "Rather Be" and our obsession with Lizzo after SXSW and her latest video for "Bus Passe and Happy Meals," we're dyingggg to go to this show!
September 19: YACHT, Black Cat
This super interesting Cali band puts on an incredible live show -- we totally recommend checking them out live!
September 19: Body Language with Rubblebucket, U Street Music Hall
We had so much fun seeing these Brooklyn babes rock out at VinoFest and can't wait to see them again!
September 20: How To Dress Well, U Street Music Hall
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KRISTAAAAA -- best birthday surprise ever!!!
September 25: Lily Allen, 9:30 Club
Any singer who has the balls to name her album Sheezus is a rock star in our book.
September 25: The Black Keys, Verizon Center
With their newly released album Turn Blue, we guarantee that The Black Keys will put on an incredible show.
September 27: Lane 8, U Street Music Hall
We cannot stop listening to Lane 8's hit "I Got What You Need" -- this producer is sure to kill it in this awesome venue!
September 29: Chromeo, 9:30 Club
Ohhhhhh shit. Get ready to dance and be majorly charmed by this duo.
September 30: Vacationer, Rock & Roll Hotel
Our favorite summer-vibes band and interview alums Vacationer are making another pit stop through DC!
October 2: Charli XCX, 9:30 Club
TIOJs most favorite pop songstress is back stateside after tearing it up this summer with her feature on "Fancy."
October 3: Sons of Bill, The Hamilton
Our favorite Virginians (and hurricane survivors) are finally coming back to the DMV in support of their fourth album!!
October 3: Eternal Summers with Surfer Blood, U Street Music Hall
Pumped to finally see Eternal Summers after a slight fiasco trying to see them last year...
October 3: Delta Spirit with Peter Matthew Bauer, 9:30 Club
What a lovely lineup of rock music! Grab a group of your friends and start your weekend off right with these guys!
October 6: Lykke Li, 9:30 Club
Lykke Li is back stateside with her gorgeously depressing new album I Never Learn.
October 7: Betty Who, The Fillmore Silver Spring
Amazing Australian songstress and queen of the awkward picture Betty Who is back!
October 7: RUFUS DU SOL, U Street Music Hall
These wonderful Aussies are finally stateside with their addictive hits.
October 11: Bastille, GMU Patriot Center
October 11: Yelle, 9:30 Club
This French electro-popper is coming back stateside to promote her third album and we're sure this concert will be a blast!
October 11: Generationals with Arum Rae, U Street Music Hall
This duo's latest album was our go-to last spring -- can't wait to finally see them live!
October 15: La Femme, U Street Music Hall
Krista's FAVORITE French band and SXSW discovery is back stateside -- come for the music, stay for the impeccable style and dancing.
October 16: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, 9:30 Club
We LOVED seeing this gospel band at Savannah Stopover this spring and MUST see them again!
October 17: Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, 9:30 Club
After a surprise performance in DC that EVERYONE missed, The Strokes frontman is back (and actually selling tickets) to his DC show.
October 17: Zola Jesus, Hirshhorn Museum
As if Zola Jesus' music wasn't artistic enough, it will take on a whole new level while performed in this incredible museum of modern art!
October 18: San Fermin AND Courtney Barnett, Black Cat
Holy smokes, is this a dreamy lineup! San Fermin was one of the best shows we've seen in 2014 and we've been dying to see Aussie singer Courtney Barnett live!!
October 18: Kopecky Family Band and COIN, Rock & Roll Hotel
We're digging the happy indie pop of these two wonderful group bands and foresee lots of fun toe tapping at this show!
October 19: Bombay Bicycle Club with Milo Greene, 9:30 Club
Love the combination of the happy Brits of BBC and the charming and talented musicians in Milo Greene -- this combo is pretty much a TIOJ dream come true.
October 20: Phantogram, 9:30 Club
Jams from Phantogram's latest album have pretty much been on every other blog playlist we've made -- they're definitely worth catching live!
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, 9:30 Club
"Riptide" has been a staple on our playlists lately and is certain to be a crowd pleaser live!
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: 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 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 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 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 bands 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 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: 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!
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