Going Out Guide: TOUR DATES


Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 04/09/2014

It really, really looks like the Foo Fighters are playing at the 9:30 Club in May

Dave Grohl is hosting the D.C. Funk Punk Spectacular on May 5, and there’s a special guest on the bill.

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:50 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Robyn and Royksopp heading to Wolf Trap in August

A Scandinavian super-lineup lands at the usually sedate venue.

By Stephanie Merry  |  12:46 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 04/03/2014

April’s must-see concerts, from Miley to a metal fest

Festival season, Cloud Nothings and country crooner Ashley Monroe are D.C.-bound.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:52 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 02/04/2014

So, who is Jason Aldean?

He’s performing at Nationals Park on July 25, the day before Billy Joel.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:33 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Earl Sweatshirt, Rosanne Cash and more must-see February concerts

There’s a month of buzzy shows ahead.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:44 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, February concerts, Live Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014

See 2014 Grammy winners perform on D.C. stages

Lorde, Bruno Mars, Kacey Musgraves and others are headed to town.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  06:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Grammys, Live Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Ticket alert: Katy Perry, Tokyo Police Club, S. Carey

Spring brings hot touring acts through Washington venues.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:47 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Billy Joel will play Nationals Park on July 26

The piano man returns to the stadium.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:06 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Jason Aldean is playing Nationals Park this summer (and so is Billy Joel)

The country star’s “Burn It Down” tour will visit the ballpark.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:29 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Sting, Paul Simon to perform concert for Duke Ellington School

The touring duo will perform at Strathmore on March 12.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:43 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/14/2014

See Outkast this summer? Head to Delaware.

The duo will headline Dover’s Firefly Music Festival in June.

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Review: Beyonce returns to Verizon Center, without much ‘Beyonce’

Mrs. Carter returned for her third D.C. engagement of 2013, with minimal acknowledgment of the week that was.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beyonce, Events, Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2013

Lauryn Hill, the Jingle Ball and more top December concerts

Hate holiday music? We’re putting a little noise in your stocking.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 11/26/2013

One Direction will perform at Nationals Park in 2014

The London-based tween magnets come to town Aug. 11.

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:46 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 11/22/2013

(Shhhhh!) Tickets for Haim’s 9:30 Club show are on sale

Get tickets now through the band’s Web site for the May 8 show.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:29 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Tickets for Arcade Fire’s Verizon Center show on sale Friday

But the band’s Reflektor tour won’t roll into the District for nine months.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concerts, Tour Dates

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Solange will shimmy her way back to D.C. this fall

Everyone’s favorite hipster little sister will play GW’s Lisner Auditorium on Nov. 2.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:07 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 09/06/2013

Kanye West and Jay Z announce (separate) Verizon Center dates

The Yeezus tour hits D.C. Nov. 21 before the Magna Carter tour arrives Jan. 16.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:03 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Robin Thicke, Vampire Weekend top Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2013 lineup

Tickets to the free Sept. 21 festival will be available Aug. 9.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  05:03 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, FreeFest, Tour Dates

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 06/28/2013

Tame Impala and the Flaming Lips team up at Merriweather this October

The youthful Aussie band, who hit gold with last year's sun-washed "Lonerism," join Wayne Coyne's alt rock vets.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:12 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Get tickets for Drake, Franz Ferdinand this week

The Canadian rapper returns to Verizon Center this fall; the Glaswegian art-rockers play Strathmore.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:26 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Nine Inch Nails announce D.C. tour date, release new single

Trent Reznor's band will perform at Verizon Center on Oct. 18.

By Ryan Little  |  11:35 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Marc Anthony, Plan White T's, Yellowcard and more shows on sale this week

Here's a list of just-announced shows going on sale this week.

By Ryan Little  |  10:38 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hot tickets, Tour Dates

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Two Door Cinema Club, the Melvins, Fantasia and more tickets on sale soon

A weekly look at tickets going on sale at local music venues.

By Ryan Little  |  10:36 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Buy Tickets for Jill Scott, The Killers, Alan Jackson

There's a true smorgasbord of concert tickets going on sale this week.

By Ryan Little  |  10:36 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Buy tickets for Black Sabbath, Thievery Corporation, Three Dog Night

A reunited Black Sabbath comes through Jiffy Lube Live, Thievery Corporation plays 9:30 Club, and Three Dog Night performs at the Birchmere.

By Ryan Little  |  10:45 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 05/07/2013

The Rolling Stones announce June 24 Verizon Center show

Mick Jagger and Co. will wrap up (for now) the stateside portion of their "50 and Counting" tour with one final, nostalgia-fueled show in D.C.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:33 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 05/02/2013

D'Angelo, Erykah Badu on the same bill, and other big D.C. shows on sale soon

With Bob Dylan, Wilco, Counting Crows, and Patty Griffin going on sale, it's a great week for Americana tickets. Then again, with Diana Ross, Erykah Badu and D'Angelo also going on sale, it's a great week for soul, too.

By Ryan Little  |  11:18 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Paul McCartney to play Nationals Park in July

Macca's "Out There" tour comes to D.C. on July 12.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:19 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Hot Tickets: Pink, John Mayer and Phish

Summer concert season is beginning to heat up.

By Ryan Little  |  12:38 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Atoms For Peace performing at the Patriot Center in September

The Thom Yorke-fronted supergroup will perform songs from its debut album "Amok" in Fairfax.

By Ryan Little  |  01:52 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson and GWAR to frighten Merriweather on June 17

Not for the squeamish, fake blood and revolting stage props will undoubtedly abound.

By Ryan Little  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Update: Morrissey cancels North American tour, including April 5 D.C. show

If you missed him at Strathmore earlier this year, the idolized, iconoclastic crooner is back for more.

By Alex Baldinger  |  05:00 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake announce Baltimore date for "The Legends of Summer Tour"

The duo will perform at M

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:34 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore, Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Lady Gaga cancels Verizon Center date; Beyonce adds a second one

Hip surgery forces Lady Gaga to cancel her tour, while the Mrs. Carter Show adds an extra D.C. show.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:43 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Trey Anastasio to join the National Symphony Orchestra for a night of Phish songs

The enduring jam band's frontman brings his meandering guitar solos to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on May 22.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:58 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Late plans to see Mumford & Sons at the Patriot Center? It's going to cost you.

If you're scouring the secondary market for Mumford

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:39 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Scott Weiland will perform not one but two STP albums at the Howard Theatre

"The Purple to the Core" tour hits D.C. on March 11.

By Alex Baldinger  |  06:30 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nostalgia, Tour Dates

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Phoenix, Passion Pit and Kendrick Lamar to headline 2013 Sweetlife Festival

Plus: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Solange and Gary Clark Jr. and plenty of local food and drink.

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Beyonce's Mrs. Carter Show World Tour is coming to the Verizon Center

The pop superstar announces her return to D.C.

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:22 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 01/31/2013

February's music: Avicii's hot, "Icemusic" is, well, not

February brings shows that are perfect for working yourself into a sweat and shows that you might want to keep your coat on for.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:18 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Lumineers add Merriweather Post Pavilion date

Rather than hand a scalper your wallet for the band's sold-out DAR Constitution Hall show, wait a few months.

By Ryan Little  |  04:48 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 01/22/2013

The best quotes from the New Kids on the Block tour announcement

Ladies, we're coming for you" and other bold declarations.

By Alex Baldinger  |  05:42 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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