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 14: Penguin Prison with Lightwaves, U Street Music Hall
An All Things Gold show in its true form, this is going to be a good show with a TIOJ long-time fave and a 2015 band to watch!
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: Miss Tess and the Talkbacks, Jammin' Java
Yes please to this lovely lady in such an intimate venue!
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 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 3: Ingrid Michaelson with Jukebox The Ghost and Oh Honey, Wolf Trap
This sounds like such a delightful summer evening packed full with some of our favorite recent performers and interview alums!
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 10: Mumford & Sons, Merriweather Post Pavilion
We're intrigued by the new sounds from this band and think they'd be a lovely group to hang with on a summer evening.
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 16: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Echostage
This merry band of musicians is bringing their joyful music to DC just in time for summer!
June 18: RDGLDGRN, U Street Music Hall
These local favorites (and recap video alums!) are back on tour and sure to bring a ton of energy to the U Hall basement.
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 16: Guster with Kishi Bashi, Wolf Trap
TIOJ had the best time seeing Guster live at Wolf Trap a few years ago -- we highly recommend you bring lots of wine and cheese and get there early for Kishi Bashi!
July 20: Neon Trees with COIN, 9:30 Club
Because there's nothing like a good, colorful pop concert to start your week.
July 22: Brandi Carlile with First Aid Kit, Wolf Trap
Brandi Carlile is no stranger to the Wolf Trap stage and we're delighted she's pairing up with the amazing duo First Aid Kit this time around.
July 23: Tanlines, U Street Music Hall
We're so glad that these dudes are FINALLY touring again with their new album -- it's been way too long.
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.
July 27: Milky Chance with X Ambassadors, Echostage
These Germans are back to the states in no time and ready to rock with X Ambassadors!
July 29: Brandon Flowers, Echostage
The Killers' frontman is off on his own -- if this cover is any indication, this will be an awesome evening.
July 30: Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Wolf Trap
Because what is summer without listening to Ben Harper in the grass...
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.
August 23: The Beach Boys, Wolf Trap
September 8: Twenty One Pilots with Echomsith, Echostage
Is it weird that we're most 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!
September 18: Alabama Shakes, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Off the heels of their incredible sophomore album, Brittany Howard's voice and the rest of the band are ready to start your weekend off right!
September 22 & 23: Ed Sheeran, Verizon Center
We don't have to tell you how wonderful Ed Sheeran is (we called it, by the by) but if we do, go see him live and you'll know what we're talking about.
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