Thursday, May 31, 2018

DC/Baltimore Global Music and More June 2018 Concert Calendar Gig List



DC/Baltimore Global Music and More- June 2018  

Compiled by Steve Kiviat 
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International, roots, rap, soul and more at top and
***indie-rock and non-music stuff is at the bottom. Most sold-out shows omitted.
Look for additional shows & more info to be added through the month at my blog: stevekiviat.blogspot.com 
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Online you should also check out the I Love Music forum/chatboard at ilxor.com and look for the  Rolling Outernational World Music 2018, Rolling Afrobeats Afropop 2018,  the Rolling Afro-Latin & the Capital Swamp & Chitlin Circuit  threads
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Remaining June 2018 Highlights
Thurs.  6-7- Amadou & Mariam at Birchmere flex Stage (Malian couple & band)
Fri. 6-8-  Noura Mint Seymali & band (Mauritania) with openers Huda & Kamyar (DC based Palestinian & Iranian) at Tropicalia
Sun. 6-10-Feufollet at Pearl Street Warehouse (Cajun)
Fri. 6-15- Oscar D’Leon at the Palace (salsa singing great)
Sat. 6-16- Southern soul at Lamont’s with LJ Echols, J. Red, Hardway Connection, Karen Wolfe and more from 2:30 to 11:30pm
Don Bryant at the Columbia Pike Blues fest in Arlington (great Memphis soulman

Sat.  6-23- Tabou Combo 50th Anniversary show at Cococabana in Hyattsville
Sun. 6-24- Southern Gospel singers anniversary show with others at Scripture Cathedral in Landover, MD
Mon. 6-25- Mokoomba (Zimbabwe) at African American Civil War Museum in DC


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.  6-1
Booker T. Jones with Ron Holloway band at Pearl Street Warehouse
Save Your Soul Dj night with Kid Congo at Lithuanian Hall
Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-soul, Sir, Lace Skywalker at Jiffy Lube Live
Capital Jazz festival with Earth, Wind & Fire and Ledesi at Merriweather Post Pavilion (but little to no actual jazz)
John Prine and Margo Price at Wolf Trap
Elikeh at Gypsy Sally’s
Brazilian fest Junina at Living Room DC
Jean Carlos Centeno at the Howard Theatre
Stax Musical at Center Stage in Baltimore (to 6-10)
2nd Annual Salsa Fundraiser with Rafael Ortiz y el Tumbao Urbano featuring Simon Perez and more at Silver Spring Civic Building
Ballet Nacional de Cuba  at Kennedy Center (through June 3)
Garland Jeffreys at City winery on Okie st. NE DC
Nat King Cole tribute with pianist/singer Mark g. Meadows at Amp
Roberta Gambarini at Blues Alley (jazz singer)
Here Come the Mummies at the Birchmere (novelty funk)

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Sat. 6-2
Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys at the Cheverly American Legion
Jon Z at the VIP Room in Baltimore
Kid Congo dj’ing old-school records at Showtime Bar in DC
PRhyme 2 (Royce Da 5’ 9” & Dj Premiere  at the Howard Theatre (rap)
Capital Jazz festival with Smokey Robinson, Fantasia, Diana Krall, Boney James, Keith Sweat, After 7, tribute to Bill Withers with Jose James & more, Liv Warfield & the NPG Horns at Merriweather Post Pavilion
A Taste of the Caribbean from 12 noon to 7 pm at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg,
Jason D. Williams & the Nighthawks at the Birchmere
Washington Folk Festival at Glen Echo Park (through the 3rd)
The Smile Project: Carnival & Concert at rfk grounds
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. 6-3
Taste of Peru at UDC
Cocoa Tea at Howard Theatre (reggae)
Ry Cooder and band at the Birchmere
Capital Jazz festival with Anita Baker, Liz Wright, Graham Central Station, Brandy, Joss Stone, and Tevin Campbell and more at Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jon Cleary at the Hamilton (New Orleans based pianist)
Washington Folk Festival at Glen Echo Park
Jake Owen, Chris Janson, Jordan Davis at Wolf Trap (country)
Áurea for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage (Portuguese soul)

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.  6-4
Valerio Rinaldi at Embassy of Argentina
Khalid at Pier 6
Ry Cooder and band at the Birchmere
Pedro Burmester and Mário Laginha (Portuguese) for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

*Naia Izumi at Union Stage
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. 6-5
Chic w/ Nile Rodgers, plus Chaka Khan at Wolf Trap
Bruno Major at U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
Joyner Lucas and Eli at Union Stage  
Khalid at Pier Six Pavilion (Baltimore) (pop-r’n’b)
Luis Miguel at  the Theater at MGM National Harbor
Nipsey Hussle at Fillmore Silver Spring (rap)
Bruno Major at U St Music Hall (UK indie meets blue-eyed soul)
Cheick Hamala at Bossa (DC based Malian)

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.  6-6
Campbell Brothers (gospel on electric steel guitar and more) for free from 6 to 7 at Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Mala (dubstep dj) at U st. Music Hall
Alison Krauss with David Crosby and friends at Wolf trap
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. 6-7
Amadou & Mariam at Birchmere flex Stage (Malian couple & band)
Prince tribute show at the Howard Theatre (with Junie Henderson, hornman Greg Boyer and more)
Feedel Band at Bossa (Ethio-jazz)
Florida Georgia Line at Merriweather Post (country)
Kali Uchis and TT the Artist at Rams Head Live Baltimore

Mokambo Nguzo Malunda Bantu – “The Tradition of the Bantu People” from 6 to 7:30pm at Thurgood Marshall Center
1816 12th St NW (Part of June 7 to 10th Afro Bahia Festival)

* Elikeh in Olde Towne Gaithersburg, MD for free

* Remix Night 5:30 to 8:30pm at National Portrait Gallery (Pride Fest related)

*Dancing in My Cockroach Killers (bilingual musical inspired by boogaloo musician Joe Cuba and by activist Lolita Lebron) at Gala Theatre through July 1st
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Fri.  6-8
Noura Mint Seymali & band (Mauritania) with openers Huda & Kamyar (DC based Palestinian & Iranian) at Tropicalia
Tony Vega, Giancarlo Rodriguez Y La Tremenda & Los Peruvian Masters at Diamond Lounge
Amy Helm at Pearl Street warehouse
DC Jazz Fest 2018: Jaimie Branch's Fly or Die with OG Lullabies (CapitalBop Jazz Loft Series) at Union Stage
Kelly Willis and Chris Knight at Birchmere (country and rockabilly)
RapCaviar Live feat. Lil Pump, Lil Xan, and Famous Dex at Fillmore Silver Spring (soundcloud rap)
DC Jazz Festival (through June 17) at various locations
Zydeco Dance Party: Dikki Du & The Zydeco Krewe at Creative Alliance
Phil Cook with Jake Xerxes Fussell at Songbyrd

Forró party with live music by Gigi MacLaughlin and Lucas Ashby from 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM at FICA 733 Euclid Street NW,(between Sherman Ave. and Georgia Ave) Includes All you can Eat & Drink Feijoada and Caipirinha Tasting Event from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. $30

*Suttle at Amp
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Sat.   6-9

* Tinner Hill Blues fest from 1 to 8:30 in Falls church with Jarekus Singleton at 3:10 pm ; Kenny Neal at 7:10 and more 
Team Familiar at Babylon café in Bailey’s Crossroads/Falls Church (go-go)
Dru Hill at 8 at Howard Theatre (r’nb)
Uncle Luke and Backyard Band at 11 at Howard Theatre (rap and go-go)
Deep Sugar DC with Ultra Naté and Lisa Moody at U St Music Hall at  10:30 PM (Baltimore club dance)
 Smif-N-Wessun, Cormega, and DJ Remedy at Ottobar
the Kennedys (CD release party & performance: Safe Until Tomorrow) at 7 at Jammin' Java (folk-rock)
Le1f with Fabrizio at Songbyrd

*Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk festival

*Cupkkake at Rock n Roll Hotel (rap)

*Pharoah Sanders at City Winery

*Kingsley Flood at Pearl Street Warehouse

*Capitol Heights Day Parade and festival

*Tribute to r'n'b greats at Lamont's with various local singers
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Sun.  6-10
Verano Zol Hispanic Music fest with CNCO, Toño Rosario, Hector Acosta at Merriweather Post Pavilion
Feufollet at Pearl Street Warehouse (Cajun)

Tonho Materia with Jean-Francis Varre(of Sahel) at Tropicalia (Closing event of Afro-Bahia Festival)
Roger Daltrey performs The Who's Tommy with members of The Who Band and Wolf Trap Orchestra at Wolf Trap
Shamir at Rock n Roll Hotel
The Campbell Brothers: A Sacred Love Supreme (at 4:30 pm at Creative Alliance at B'nai Israel) (gospel steel guitar)

Jaripeo Con Banda Los Recoditos, El Chapo De Sinaloa  at  Prince William County Fairgrounds, Manassas

* Beltway Barbecue Battle at Showplace Arena in Upper Marlboro

*Jamaican Jerk fest at RFK Lot 6 from 11 am to 8 pm with Third World, Elephant Man, Alison Hinds, New Kingston

*Kelly Willis at 1 pm at Rams Head Onstage in Annapolis

*Hot 99.5 Pride Weekend show on PA Ave NW at 12 noon with Alessia Cara, Troye Sivan and more

* Soul Tent: A Resurrection City Installation (re 1968 DC Poor Peoples campaign ) at the Woodridge DC Public Library (through the 17th) 
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 6-11
Chromeo at the 930 Club (sold out)
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  6-12
Chromeo at the 930 Club
Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Sheryl Crow, and Seth Lakeman  at Merriweather Post Pavilion
Roger Daltrey performs The Who's Tommy with members of The Who Band and Wolf Trap Orchestra at Wolf Trap
Allan Harris: the Genius of Eddie Jefferson with DC jazz singer Lena Seikaly at the Hamilton
Becca Stevens and Cecily at  Jammin' Java
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 .  6-13
Monsieur Perine at the Howard Theatre
3 the Hard Way with Young Buck, Trina, and Tony Yayao  at Baltimore SoundStage  (rap)
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite  at 9:30 Club
 Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore - Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Boz Scaggs  at Strathmore
Mashriq Maghrib Music Jam Session with Huda Asfour at Bossa (upstairs)
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   6-14 
Joe Budden podcast at the Howard Theatre (rapper)
Angelo Moore & the Brand New Step (Fishbone vocalist and a band) at Rock n Roll Hotel
WPGC Birthday Bash featuring E.U. with Sugar Bear, Kid 'N' Play at 9:30 Club
Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dead Rock West at Birchmere
Harry Connick Jr.: A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration at Wolf Trap
 KRS-ONE, Ashley Sierra, and Eva Rhymes at Baltimore SoundStage (rap)
Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton at Blues Alley (Two shows) (r’n’b)
 Luke Bryan, Jon Pardi, and Morgan Wallen at  Merriweather Post Pavilion (Country)
 Nacho at Fillmore Silver Spring (Venezuela reggaeton)
 Raul Midon at City Winery DC, 1350 Okie St NE
Boomscat for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

*Columbia Festival of the Arts

*Gurrumul(movie about a blind aboriginal Australian guitarist)at 8:30 p.m., Landmark E Street Cinema; and on Friday, June 15, at 8:15 p.m., AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. 

* Colouring (Brit electropop) at DC9
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6-15
Oscar D’Leon at the Palace (salsa singing great)
Elvis Crespo at Diamond Lounge
Ladama at Lubber Run

*Los Sadicos (garage rock en Espanol) fundraiser for Guatemala at El Laberinto
Freddie Jackson at the Birchmere
JD Wilkes with the Legendary Shack Shakers unplugged with Chuck Mead at City Winery DC, 1350 Okie St NE, In the Wine Garden
 Kenny Chesney and Old Dominion at Jiffy Lube Live (Country)
Kidnap and Will Eastman  at Ten Tigers Parlour ,  3813 Georgia Ave NW
 Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton at Blues Alley (Two shows) (r’nb)
Chucho Valdes and Gonzales Rubacalba at Kennedy Center (Latin jazz)
Steve Forbert at Jammin Java (folk)

*Chuck Brown Band at Lucky Strike

*Rahim Shahryari (Armenian) at Northern VA Comm. College, Annandale

*Gurrumul(movie about a blind aboriginal Australian guitarist) at 8:15 p.m., AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center.

*Kuinka at Gypsy Sally's (Seattle indie folk)

* Blackbyrds at Bowie Center for the Arts

* Sao Joao na America at Dirty Martini (Brazilian)
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Sat.  6-16
Frank Reyes at Club One
Elvis Crespo at Cococabana
Southern soul at Lamont’s with LJ Echols, J. Red, Hardway Connection, Karen Wolfe and more from 2:30 to 11:30pm
Don Bryant at the Columbia Pike Blues fest in Arlington (great Memphis soulman)
Joan Armatrading at City Winery DC
Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton at Blues Alley (Two shows) (r’nb singer)
 M. Ward at 9:30 Club
Veronneau  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah at District Pier
Leslie Odom Jr., R & R=Now (Robert glasper) , and Maceo Parker at Anthem
Michigan Rattlers at Songbyrd

*Silver Spring Blues Festival with Little Bit o Blues

*Islands in the Sun Caribbean Fest at Brandywine Lions Club

* Leon City  djs psych cumbia at Showtime Bar

*Dew Drop Inn 3rd anniversary

*Around the World cultural food festival on the mall

* Cheryl Lynn at Bethesda Blues and Jazz (r'n'b)

* Roosevelt the Dr. Collier at Pearl Street Warehouse (blues) 

* Chopteeth at Ivy City Smokehouse
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Sun. 6-17
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at Fillmore Silver Spring (rap & r’n’b)
Joan Armatrading - City Winery DC [1350 Okie St NE, Washington, DC 20002]
 Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton at Blues Alley (Two shows)
Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Dwight Yoakam, and King Leg at the Theater at MGM National Harbor
Mike Seeger Commemorative 12th Annual Old Time Banjo Festival featuring Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Dom Flemons, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet with Rachel Eddie - Birchmere
 Poison and Cheap Trick at Jiffy Lube Live
Junior Brown at Creative Alliance (Texas roots guitar)

*Confunkshun at Bethesda Blues 

*U2 at Capital One Arena
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  6-18
Joan Armatrading at City Winery DC
 Robert Cray Band at Rams Head On Stage Annapolis (blues and soul)
All Our Exes Live In Texas for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Soul Tent: A Resurrection City Installation (re 1968 DC Poor Peoples campaign ) at the Benning Rd Library (6-18 to 6-23)
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. 6-19
Robert Earl Keen and Zane Campbell at  Birchmere (Texas country and Maryland country)
Robert Cray Band at Rams Head On Stage Annapolis (blues and soul)
Elida Almeida, a Cape Verdean morna-coladeira singer for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

* Juneteenth celebration at African American Civil War Museum

* Juneteenth at Hill Center

*Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Life and Times of the Temptations musical at Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theatre 
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. 6-20
Ray Lamontagne and Neko Case at Anthem
Robert Cray Band at Birchmere
Joan Armatrading at City Winery DC
Melat  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
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. 6-21
Enanitos and Hombres G at Eaglebank Arena
English Beat at State Theatre (ska)

* Simon Shaheen performs on the ‘ud (Arab lute) and violin, joined by the Syrian vocalist Nadia Raies and an ensemble with ney (Arab flute), qanun (Arab zither), cello, and percussion.at the Freer They'll be doing classic film music from the golden age of Arab cinema, the 1930s to the 1960s


* Gregory Porter singing Nat King Cole backed by the NSO Pops at the Kennedy Center

Southern Culture on the Skids at Rams Head Annapolis
What Happened 2 Chocolate City at Lincoln Theatre
Jeremy Enigk at U St Music Hall
Ten (Terri Lyne Carrington , Esperanza Spalding, Nicholas Payton ) at Blues Alley (2 shows a night)
Cicada Rhythm at Creative Alliance

*DJ Seinfeld at Ten Tigers Parlour
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Fri. 6-22
Mokoomba (Zimbabwe) at Creative Alliance
August Alcina at Howard Theatre
Ten (Terri Lyne Carrington , Esperanza Spalding, Nicholas Payton ) at Blues Alley (2 shows a night)
Iguanas at Pearl Street Warehouse

*Luis Enrique at Cococabana

*DC Zouk Fest at the Hyatt Regency (through the 25th)
 Don Vilanova (Argentinean blues guitarist)and  D.C. harmonica player and vocalist Bruce Ewan for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

*Tower of Power at the Birchmere
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Sat.  6-23
Tabou Combo 50th Anniversary show at Cococabana in Hyattsville
Poor Peoples Rally in DC 
Arcangel at Echostage (reggaeton)

*Xen, Kings of soca at Howard Theatre
Brytiago at Club one
Tony Bennett at Wolf trap
Triibute to Moondog with Baltimore musicians including (but not limited to) Liz Downing, Anne Watts (of Boister), Mind on Fire, Michael Willis, Brooks Long, and Hanna Olivegren, at Creative Alliance

* Baltimore Latino Festival at Patterson Park 12pm to 10pm w/ Los Hijo e plena at 4; Joe falero at 6; Verny varela at 7; Melaza at 8; DJ Andy at 9:30; o other stage - Cuban groove at 4; La Mafia del Guaganco at 5; Ocho de Bastos at 7

*Lion's Pride J'ouvert at Rosecroft Raceway

*Soca Loca at Big Chief at 1 pm

Brazilian festival at Casa Della Nonna
8141 Telegraph Rd, Severn, Maryland 2 to 9pm

*Dupont Brass at Milkboy Arthouse

*Gerald Alston, Howard Hewett, russell Thompkins Jr at Gilliam Hall at Morgan State

*Dynamic Duo (Ms. Kim & Frank Scooby Sirius) and Dynasty Band at 2pm at  Geno's Field in Lothian, MD (gogo)

*Giant National Capital Barbeque Fest on PA. Ave NW with  Clones of Funk 4:15 to 5:15; Be'la Dona from 5:45 to 7pm;  EU from 7:30 to 9pm; and more earlier in the day

*DC Zouk Fest at the Hyatt Regency (through the 25th)
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Sun. 6-24
Southern Gospel singers and others at Scripture Cathedral in Landover, MD
DC soul and blues from 4 to 8 at Gee’s in Hyattsville
Charlie Wilson and Sheila E.  at Wolf Trap (r’n’b)
Cajun Dance Party: Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys at Creative Alliance
Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves at Capital One Arena
Herbie Hancock at Strathmore
Rare Essence and Small Upsetters at U St. Music Hall

* Baltimore Latino Festival at Patterson Park 12pm to 10pm with Bailes de mi Tierra at 3, Banda Kaliente at 4, La firma at 5, Thalia Falcon at 6, Bachata plus at 7, Tipico Urbano at 8; On other stage - Tecuani at 3, Zakke at 4, Escalante at 6, Inspiriational musical at 8

*Giant National Capital Barbeque Fest on PA. Ave NW with Trrouble Funk 4 to 5:45; See-I 4:30 to 5:45 pm; Backyard Band   6 to 7;  and more earlier in the day

*DC Zouk Fest at the Hyatt Regency (through the 25th)

*Eric Bellinger at Milkboy Arthouse
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 6-25 
Mokoomba (Zimbabwe) at African American Civil War Museum in DC
Dancas Ocultas (Portugal)  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

*DC Zouk Fest at the Hyatt Regency (through the 25th)
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 6-26

Motown the Musical at Wolf Trap (through the 28th)
the JoGo Project at Blues Alley (go-go & jazz) (Two shows)
the Toasters, the Players Band, the Scotch Bonnets, and the Soularites at Ottobar
Serenade! Choral Festival: Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir &  the Indonesian Children and Youth Choir – Cordana   for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
THUMBSCREW Mary Halvorson – guitar Michael Formanek – double Bass Tomas Fujiwara – drums at Creative Alliance
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Wed.   6-27
Capleton at Howard Theatre (dancehall reggae)
Sergio Mendes at Rams Head On Stage Annapolis
Serenade! Choral Festival: Olga & Chennai Children’s Choir  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

*Smithsonian Folklife Festival starts at 11 am (includes music from Armenia and Catalonia plus more including lectures, crafts, dance) Opening ceremony before it at 10 am at Arts & Industries Building

 Gregory Porter singing Nat King Cole backed by the NSO Pops at the Kennedy Center
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Thurs.   6-28 
Sergio Mendes at Birchmere

*Smithsonian Folklife Festival starts at 11 am till 6pm (includes music from Armenia and Catalonia plus more including crafts, dance, lectures)

*Evening concert at Smithsonian Folklife festival on the mall at 6:30 pm with  Yacine & The Oriental Groove (Contemporary sounds of North African via Catalonia) and Panali (American -based avant garde folk music from the leader of Armenian Navy Band, Arto Tunçboyacıyan) at 6:30 for free 
Catalan fireworks display after the music
Cissa Paz at Bossa (Brazilian)
Serenade! Choral Festival: Tyva Kyzy & Nathaniel Dett Chorale  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Hal Ketchum at Creative Alliance

*Dan Baird and Homemade Sin and the Highballers at Hill Country live
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Fri. 6-29
Dee Dee Bridgewater  with the Memphis Soulphony at the Columbia Festival of the Arts

*Smithsonian Folklife Festival starts at 11 am till 6pm (includes music from Armenia and Catalonia plus more including crafts, dance, lectures)

* Armenian jazz with Miqayel Voskanyan, Arto Tunçboyacıyan, and more at 6:30 for free at the Smithsonian Folklife festival
Old 97's at the 930 Club
Serenade! Choral Festival: Tiharea, Betsayda Machado, and Perranda El Clavo  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Jack Broadbent at Creative Alliance

*Proper Utensils at the Half Note Lounge in Bowie (gogo)

* Los Angeles Azules at Cococabana

* Proper Utensils at the Half Note Lounge (go-go)
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Sat. 6-30
Tego Calderon at VIP Room in Baltimore (reggaeton)

*Smithsonian Folklife Festival starts at 11 am till 6pm (includes music from Armenia and Catalonia plus more including crafts, dance, lectures)

Les Anxovetes (Catalan women group); Zulal (Armenian-American women a cappella); Alidé Sans (Catalan Occitan woman singer/guitarist) for free at 6:30 pm for free at the Smithsonian Folklife festival on the mall Alidé Sans
Catalan fireworks display after the music
Reggae v soca dj night at 11 at Howard Theatre

*Blockboy JB (Memphis rapper) , TOB (DC bouncebeat gogo) , and Reaction Band ((DC bouncebeat gogo) at Hard times Cafe Cue in Waldorf
Kip Moore at Power Plant Live
 Lyfe Jennings at Birchmere
Nellie McKay (Sister Orchid record release) at Union Stage
Rascal Flatts, Dan + Shay, and Carly Pearce at  Jiffy Lube Live
Serenade! Choral Festival: Howard University Gospel Choir & Countermeasure for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

 Uncalled 4 Band & Perf3ction Band Ft. at Fire Station One in Silver Spring  DC bouncebeat go-go)

*Stephen Stills and Judy Collins at Kennedy Center  

*DMV Music Fest at Lamont's in Pomonkey

*Lenin Ramirez, Ulices Chaidez & Régulo Caro at Cococabana

* Backyard Band and the Dynamic Duo (Frank Sirious & Ms. Kim) at the Filmore (go-go)
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Other cool stuff (mostly indie-rock & punk) –6-1-Dirty Projectors & buzzy Lee @ 930 Club; Sunflower Bean @ Metro Gallery; Fuzzqueen @ Dew Drop Inn; 6-2-All women Radiohead covers tribute/benefit @ Black Cat; 6-5- Hop Along, Bat Fangs, and Bad Moves at 9:30 Club;  6-6- Martin Bisi,  Jason Mullinax, Kamyar Arsani @ Rhizome; 6-7- Potty Mouth, Governess @ DC9; Parquet Courts @ 930; 6-8-Ted Leo w/Messthetics @ Black Cat ;6-9-Belle & Sebastian @ Anthem; 6-10-Hot Snakes @ Union Stage; Slayer, Anthrax @ Jiffy Lube Live; 6-12- Snail Mail (record release) @ Black Cat; Eels @ Lincoln Theatre; 6-13- Matthew Sweet @Birchmere; 6-14-washed Out @ Rams Head Live; 6-16- the Effects, Slow Mass, and Cru (of Pygmy Lush) @ Hole in the Sky, 2110 5th St NE;  the Posies @ the Hamilton; * Stanine Fest @ Rhizome w/ Insect Factory, Chad Clark, Sean Peoples, the Jet Age, Boat Burning, the Caribbean, Ian Williams (Battles); 6-17- Cold War Kids and the Regrettes @ Rams Head Live! Baltimore; Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks and Lithics @ Black Cat; Supersuckers and Speedeater @ Metro Gallery in Baltimore;  U2 @ Capital One Arena; 6-18- Piramid Scheme and Don Zientara @Galaxy Hut; U2 @ Capital One Arena; 6-20- the Adolescents & Electric Frankenstein @ Black Cat; 6-22-Feelies @ 930 Club; 6-23-Flasher@ Black Cat; Paramore, Foster the People, and Soccer Mommy @ Merriweather Post Pavilion; 6-24-Beauty Pill @ K. Ctr. Mill. Stage; * Punk Latitudes at By The People Festival Featuring Sneaks, Taraka Larson (Prince Rama), The Messthetics, Loud Boyz, DJ Baby Alcatraz, DJ Alec Mackaye, and Bradley Friedman at 5:30 pm at Union Market Dock 5;  6-25-Mal Blum @ Songbyrd; * serpentwithfeet @ DC9; *6-28-Algiers & Des Demonas @ Black Cat;   6-29-Pretenders @ Fillmore; 6-30-Paperhaus, Park Snakes, Bacchae, and DJ Hipsterwoods @ Rock & Roll Hotel ; Pylon Reenactment Society and Knife Wife @ Comet Ping Pong;
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