Pretend you're in high school and get ready to swoon.
March 8: Meghan Trainor with Sheppard, The Fillmore Silver Spring
A night featuring "All About That Bass" and "Geronimo"?! Tweens everywhere are overjoyed (and our guilty pleasure-filled hearts are as well).
March 9: Hozier, The Lincoln Theatre
This Irish crooner gives us all the feelings. Catch him in this historic theater where it's okay if you get weak in the knees because you can sit!
March 10: Jukebox the Ghost with Little Daylight and Secret Someones, 9:30 Club
So many favorites here -- we can't wait!
TIOJ interview alums and all-around favorites are back. Get ready to groove!
March 12: Magic Man with Panama Wedding, Black Cat
Bands to watch in 2014 AND 2015 are joining forces for a night of indie pop magic at Black Cat!
March 12: VÉRITÉ, DC9
As if this night wasn't already jam-packed enough, VÉRITÉ will also be in DC tonight -- she's definitely one to watch so be sure to grab your tickets before she sells out a bigger venue in a few months!
March 13: The Lone Bellow with Odessa, The Hamilton
Our favorite folksters are finally back in DC and we MUST see them live again!
March 13: Flight Facilities, 9:30 Club
We've been "craving" a live show from this Aussie duo for so long and we're sure that they'll be so fun live!
March 14: Andy Grammer, The Fillmore Silver Spring
No one is more guaranteed to put on a smile on your face than happy-go-lucky Andy Grammer.
March 14: U. S. Royalty, U Street Music Hall
DC's favorite (and best coiffed) band is playing at our favorite venue! If you've lived in DC for years and have still not seen this band -- let this be your chance!
March 15: Milo Greene, Rock & Roll Hotel
These TIOJ favorites are back promoting their second album. They're one of our most favorite bands to watch live and we can't wait to hear their new sound in person!
March 19: Joshua Radin, 9:30 Club
A staple on pretty much every TIOJ playlist ever, Joshua Radin puts on a helluva live show -- be sure to grab tickets before they sell out!
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!
March 26: Kacey Musgraves, 9:30 Club
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 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: 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 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 & 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 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 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 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 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 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.
August 19: Willie Nelson and the Family with Old Crow Medicine Show, Merriweather Post Pavillion
Pretty much perfect.
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.
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