Wednesday, December 2, 2015

DC/Baltimore Global Music and More December 2015 Concert Gig List

DC/Baltimore Global  Music and More- December  2015  
Compiled by Steve Kiviat 
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To submit events (for posting) or comments (that are not posted) e-mail: ritmika (at) hotmail.com
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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 2015, Rolling Afrobeats Afropop2015,  the Rolling Afro-Latin & the Capital Swamp & Chitlin Circuit  threads _____________________________________________________________________________
Sorry this is late this month.    
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Highlights: 
12-5-Angelique Kidjo at Clarice Smith Center (Benin)
Holiday gospel concert featuring the Mighty Clouds of Joy, Canton Spirituals, Swanee Quintet, Pilgrim Jubilee Singers, Violinaires, Sensational Nightingales, Southern Gospel Singers, and the Soul Messengerz. Doors open at 3 pm, show starts at 4 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 5120 Whitfield Chapel Rd. , Lanham , MD
12-10 Johnny Rawls (soul-blues) at JVs (& on the 11th at Madam’s Organ)
12-18-Alexis y Fido at the Cococabana in Hyattsville
12-26-Rebirth Brass Band at the Hamilton
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. 12-1
Cuba Vibre (Cuban dance) at Lincoln Theatre
Motown the Musical at the National Theatre (through Jan. 3)
Artomatic festival near New Carrolton Metro through Dec. 12th – Art with some music
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. 12-2
Peter Guralnick book talk for his new book “Sam Phillips: the Man Who Invented Rock and Roll (and worked with Ike Turner and Howling Wolf and more) at the Library of Congress with Geoffrey Himes for free
“Bright Star” (Steve Martin and Edie Brickell bluegrass-pop tinged show) at Kennedy Center through Jan 10th
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. 12-3
Vince Staples at U St Music Hall (rap)
Sheila E at the Birchmere
Justine Skye (R’n’b) at Baltimore Soundstage
Hip-hop Nutcracker at the Strathmore
Feedel Band at Bossa (DC based Ethiopian)
Arturo Sandoval at Blues Alley (Latin jazz)
Tallis Scholars (renaissance early music) at Kennedy center
Salt n Pepa at Rams Head Arundel Mills
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.  12-4
Rt Production and The Women Ministry of Mentrotone Baptist Church 5126 B Street SE Washington D.C. Rev Harper is the pastor. Will be having a Fund raising service on Friday night December 4,2015 doors open at 6:00 and service start's @ 7:00pm sharp. Featuring: Special guest: The Sensational Nightingales, The Soul Messengerz, The Thompson Family Singers, SCL assemble, and Thomas Weens and family đŸ‘Ș of Lusby, Maryland. For more information about this service please contact Rosetta Thompson @ 3014597372.
NYC based  Moroccan group Innov Gnawa at  Hill Center in DC 
Holiday Jam 2015 with Jill Scott, Kenny Babyface Edmonds, New Edition, and Black Alley (r’n’b) at Verizon Center
NPR’s jazz piano Christmas at Kennedy Center
Ciara (R’n’b) at Hippodrome
“Northern  Soul” (fictional movie about this UK scene in the 70s/part of AFI European Union Fest) at 9:45 p.m. at the AFI
Zan Mcleod & friends Irish Christmas for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Sinatra tribute at the Smithsonian American History Museum
 CMT on Tour: Suits and Boots with Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett and special guest Danielle Bradbery at Patriot Center/EagleBank Arena
Arturo Sandoval at Blues Alley (Latin jazz)
Juvenile (rap) with Backyard Band (go-go) at the Howard Theatre at 11:30 pm
Amy Helm & band at Gypsy Sally’s
T.I. (rap) at the Fillmore
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. 12-5
Holiday gospel concert featuring the Mighty Clouds of Joy, Canton Spirituals, Swanee Quintet, Pilgrim Jubilee Singers, Violinaires, Sensational Nightingales, Southern Gospel Singers, and the Soul Messengerz. Doors open at 3 pm, show starts at 4 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 5120 Whitfield Chapel Rd. , Lanham , MD 20706            301-577-4883 .rtproduction.com
Angelique Kidjo at Clarice Smith Center(Benin afropop)
Lemus y Grupo Algodon at Lillian’s in Alexandria
*Currency at Baltimore Soundstage                
Evangel Cathedral Christmas Celebration Featuring Yolanda Adams * Tamela Mann * Marvin Sapp * Kirk Franklin * Avery Sunshine * Mary Mary (on 12-6 also) at 12pm at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD
New Orleans Christmas with the Marsalis family at the PG Publick Playhouse
“Northern  Soul” (fictional movie about this UK scene in the 70s/part of AFI European Union Fest) at 9:45 p.m. at the AFI
Arturo Sandoval at Blues Alley (Latin jazz)
Fantasia at Strathmore
Black Masala cd release at Gypsy Sally’s
Ornette: Made in America screens at National Gallery of Art (jazz )
Rare Afro-Portuguese records at Haydee’s with 3 djs

*Night of 100 Elvises at Lithuanian Hall in Baltimore
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 12-6
90s hiphop college radio Movie doc “Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives” and a post-screening Q&A with ’90s radio DJs Adrian "Stretch Armstrong" Bartos and Roberto "Bobbito" Garcia, at Kenn. Center
Orquesta N’Samble at the Palace in Woodbridge
Evangel Cathedral Christmas Celebration Featuring Yolanda Adams * Tamela Mann * Marvin Sapp * Kirk Franklin * Avery Sunshine * Mary Mary (on 12-6 also) at 12pm at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD
Mark O'Connor: An Appalachian Christmas at National Gallery of Art ,4th & Constitution Ave NW, West Building, West Garden Court at 3:30 PM
Squeeze acoustic (sold out) at the Birchmere
Chanukah starts
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. 12-7
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. 12-8
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings at the Lincoln Theatre
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12-9

Black Nativity Holiday concert at 7pm at THEARC Theater, 1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20020

Director of Gatton documentary, “Gatton and the Annacostia Delta” Bryan Reichhardt and guests will show this work in progress at 7 at the DC Salon at  Watha T Daniel Shaw Library
Monica (r’n’b) at the Fillmore
Winternational - 4th Annual Embassy Showcase , Atrium • December 9 • 11AM - 2PM kFree Admission at Reagan Trade Center bldg
Seth Kibel & friends jazzy Chanukah hodge-podge at Strathmore mansion
Matisyahu at Strathmore
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. 12-10
Johnny Rawls (blues-soul) at JVs 
 Monica (r’n’b) at Baltimore Soundstage
Joanna Newsom at the Lincoln Theatre (sold out)

* Jazz at Lincoln Center singer Michael Mwenso with his big band, The Shakes, and vocalists Charnee Wade and Brianna Thomas,  at Creative Alliance in Baltimore
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.  12-11
Johnny Rawls (blues-soul) at Madams Organ
Step Afrika holiday step show at Atlas
Zvjezdice (Croatian and Central European choral music) for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Michael Feinstein Sinatra tribute at Strathmore
Matisyahu at Rams Head Live Baltimore
Optimo at Galaxy in Hyattsville
Tito El Bambino at the Palace

*Guitarist Marc Ribot plays a live soundtrack as Charlie Chaplin's The Kid as the movie screens at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore

* Amina at Bliss DC (French-Tunisian singer?)
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. 12-12
Step Afrika holiday step show at Atlas
Evangel Cathedral Christmas Celebration Featuring Yolanda Adams * Tamela Mann * Marvin Sapp * Kirk Franklin * Avery Sunshine * Mary Mary  at 12pm at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD
Guitarist Marc Ribot plays Charlie Chaplin's The Kid as the movie screens at Capital Fringe ,1358-1360 Florida Ave NW, WDC
Sinatra 100th birthday celebration for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Wynton Marsalis’ Lincoln Center Jazz Band at Strathmore
Shy Glizzy (rap) at the Howard at 11:30 pm

*Cole Swindell at the Fillmore

* Young Jeezy at Bliss DC
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  12-13
Evangel Cathedral Christmas Celebration Featuring Yolanda Adams * Tamela Mann * Marvin Sapp * Kirk Franklin * Avery Sunshine * Mary Mary  at 12pm at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD
My So-called Jewish Life (storytelling) at 6th & I Synagogue
Sweet Honey in the Rock Holydays Concert at Strathmore
Emmylou Harris at the Hamilton (Expensive Benefit for Bonaparte's Retreat)

*Pinky Killacorn and crew at the Howard (DC rap)
Movie “Counting”  (“summoning sights and sounds from fifteen urban landscapes across the globe -New York, London, Saint Petersburg, Istanbul, and Cairo among them--, Jem Cohen’s latest feature, at 4pm at the National Gallery of Art

*Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble at College Park American Legion
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.   12-14
The Tel Aviv-based klezmer-rock band Ramzailech  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
The Aimee Mann & Ted Leo Christmas Show with Jonathan Coulton, Liz Phair, and more at  Birchmere (sold out)
Donovan at the Hamilton

* 99.5 Jingle Ball with 5 Seconds of Summer; Demi Lovato; Shawn Mendes; Tove Lo and more;

* G. Herbo (Chicago rapper) at Black Cat

*Little Royal (DC r'n'b legend) at Westminster Church SW
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. 12-15
Singapore Youth Choir for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
The Aimee Mann & Ted Leo Christmas Show with Jonathan Coulton, Liz Phair, and more at  Birchmere (sold out)

*G. Herbo (Chicago rapper) at Baltimore Soundstage
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. 12-16
Amadou Kouyate at Bossa for free
Marry TubaChristmas  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Luis Miguel at EagleBank Arena
Asleep at the Wheel: "Merry Texas Christmas, Y'all!"  with Jeanne Jolly at the Birchmere
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. 12-17
Tosin and the Afro-Groove Revival (Nigerian) at Bossa
Coral Cantigas (Latin American Christmas)  for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

*Maggie Rose at Bethesda Blues and Jazz
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. 12-18
Alexis y Fido at the Cococabana, Hyattsville
Bobby Brown at 8 at the Howard Theatre

Lissen and the Fix (go-go) at 11 at the Howard
India Arie Christmas special at Baltimore Soundstage
Alsarah and the Nubatones at Tropicalia
Maggie Rose (country) at Bethesda Blues and jazz
RDGLDGRN at 7 at U St Music Hall
RumbaNavideñaSalsera, Roberto Blades y 3 Salsa Orquestas del DMV at the Palace

DC Highlife Stars (  collaboration between local bandleaders Eme Awa (Eme & Heteru) and Michael Shereikis (Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band), featuring some of the best African musicians in the DC area.)
Doors 7pm/Show starts at 8pm/2 sets at VFW 350  6420 Orchard Ave
Takoma Park, MD

*Maggie Rose at Bethesda Blues and Jazz
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. 12-19
Darlene Love Christmas holiday special at the Howard Theatre
Evangel Cathedral Christmas Celebration Featuring Yolanda Adams * Tamela Mann * Marvin Sapp * Kirk Franklin * Avery Sunshine * Mary Mary  at 12pm at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD
Freddie Cole Christmas at Blues Alley

* Lunasa with vocalist Karan Casey will perform at the Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD (Irish traditional Christmas celebration)

*Little Kim at Bliss DC (rap)
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. 12-20
NYC based Moroccan group Innov Gnawa for free from 6 to 7  at  Kennedy Center Millennium Stage; and later at Bossa on 18th St NW
Evangel Cathedral Christmas Celebration Featuring Yolanda Adams * Tamela Mann * Marvin Sapp * Kirk Franklin * Avery Sunshine * Mary Mary  at 12pm at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD
DC Funk Punk Revival with a 6 pm showing of Salad Days and then UCB/TCB, LOUD BOYZ, The Cornel West Theory, Drew Kid,  at U St. Music Hall
Freddie Cole Christmas at Blues Alley
Rock n Shop at Black Cat
Robert Glasper Experiment at the Birchmere
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. 12-21
Robert Glasper Experiment at the Rams Head Tavern Annapolis

*Shirleta Settles at Westminster Church
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. 12-22
Sweet Heaven Kings (gospel brass) Christmas celebration for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Team Familiar at Rams Head Arundel Mills
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 12-23
Kamel Zennia (Berber music) and band at Bossa
Beautiful Swimmers at U St. Music Hall
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12-24
Good for the Jews at Jammin Java

*Backyard Band and TOB from 10p m to 4 am at Bravo Bravo, 1001 Conn. Ave NW
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 12-25
Christmas Day jazz jam (with locals) at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

* TCB and Tob Battle of the Bounce Beat bands at 10 at Club One, Rt. One South Alexandria
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. 12-26
Rebirth Brass at the Hamilton
Family of Praise gospel group for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at the Birchmere
Kwanzaa starts

Charm City Klezmer Holiday party at Creative Alliance in Baltimore

* Jadakiss at Bliss DC

*Team Familiar with Black Alley and special appearance by Raheem DeVaughan at the Howard
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 12-27
Rebirth Brass at the Hamilton
9th Annual Hank Williams Tribute featuring Robin & Linda Williams, Robbie Fulks, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Rickie Simpkins, Dave Chappell, Mark Schatz at Birchmere
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at Rams Head Annapolis

* Ras Nebyu headlines the "Holy Slizzatrizm 2015" event alongside New Jersey-based rapper Dougie F, Haile Supreme, and DJs including K-Meta and Mista Selecta at U Street Music Hall
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. 12-28
Mint Condition holiday show at the Birchmere (R’n’b)
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at Rams Head Annapolis
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 12-29
Holocaust Survivor Klezmer Band for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Mint Condition holiday show at the Birchmere (R’n’b)
The Roots at the Fillmore (rap)
Be La Dona at Rams Head Arundel Mills (go-go/r’n’b)

* DMV Go-go Bounce and Hiphop Awards at the Howard Theatre with TOB Band and more

*Best of 2015 DC Music listening party at Songbyrd Cafe in Adams Morgan
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. 12-30
Mint Condition holiday show at the Birchmere (R’n’b)
Seldom Scene - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)
 St. Paul & the Broken Bones (blue-eyed soul) and Seratones - 9:30 Club
*Jazmine Sullivan at the Fillmore (great r'n'b singer)
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12-31
Beat Fairy (afro-folk) with Cissa Paz (Belgium born DC based Brazilian) at Bossa
(Sir) Joe Quarterman and FreeSoul, (DC soul/funk)  and young soulful singers Michael Mwenso & The Shakes featuring Brianna Thomas, for free starting at 6 through midnight at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Diane Schuur and strings celebrating Sinatra jazzy at Kennedy Center Jazz café
Chaka Khan (r’n’b) at Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Charles Bradley (soul) & his Extraordinaires at the Hamilton
Seldom Scene at the Birchmere
St. Paul & the Broken Bones (blue-eyed soul) and Trouble Funk (go-go) at the 930 CLub
DJs Nadastrom and Tittsworth and Ken Lazee at the U St Music Hall
Peaches O’Dell and her Orchestra at Black Cat
Doc Scantlin and his Orchestra at Bethesda Blues and jazz Club

* Masquerade Ball at the Howard 
* Keyshia Cole at Bliss DC (r'n'b)
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 1-1
Gogol Bordello at the 930 CLub 

* Wale and friends 5th annual New Years Day Show at the Fillmore

*Lauryn Hill at Howard Theatre
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Sat. 1-2

Doc Night(sax player with Scream & others who passed away suddenly at 52 in 2015)  benefit  at Black Cat with  Scream, Sitali Siyolwei + JuJu, HR (of Bad Brains) feat. Chucky Sluggo, Members of The Psychotics, The Hipnotix featuring Doc Night's Children, DJ Tommy B, The Scotch Bonnets, and more guests.

*Elikeh at Gypsy Sally's (Togo /DC afropop)

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Other cool stuff (mostly indie-rock): 12-5- Deerhunter & Atlas Sound @ 930(sold out); Baby Bry Bry @ Songbyrd; Heavy Breathing @ Comet;  12-7-Boat Burning & Rocket from the Tomb @ Rock n Roll Hotel; Carseat Headrest @ DC9; 12-10-Ex Hex; Mac McCaughan; Ed Schrader’s Music Beat @930; Martha Davis & the Motels @ Gypsy Sally’s;  12-11-Soccer Team at noon at MLK Library; Young Rapids, Den-mate,  & More Humans @ Capitol Fringe; 12-12-Hemlines @ Songbyrd; 12-13- Speedy Ortiz, Aye Nako, & Beauty Pill @Metro Gallery (Baltimore); * 12-14-J. Robbins, Swings, 2 Inch Astronaut @ Ottobar;  12-15-Paint Branch at Southeast Neighborhood Library at 7; 12-19-Perfect P-ssy @ Black Cat; 12-22-Todd Rundgren @ Birchmere; 12-27-Alice Despard @ Galaxy Hut; 12-28- Cotton Candy, John Lindaman (TLA), and Johnny Cohen Love Machine @Galaxy Hut; Lorelei @ Black Cat; *12-29-The Queers @ Black Cat; 12-30- Wildhoney, Gauche, Expert Alterations, & Sneaks @ Wind-Up Space (Baltimore);
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Sunday, November 8, 2015

DC/Baltimore Global Music & More Concert Gig List November 2015

DC/Baltimore Global  Music and More- November  2015
Compiled by Steve Kiviat
To subscribe-send an e-mail to dcbworld-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
To submit events (for posting) or comments (that are not posted) e-mail: ritmika (at) hotmail.com
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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 2015, Rolling Afrobeats Afropop2015,  the Rolling Afro-Latin & the Capital Swamp & Chitlin Circuit  threads _____________________________________________________________________________
Sorry this is late this month.  
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Highlights:
11-8-Café Tacuba at the Fillmore (Mexican rock)

11-17 Youssou N’Dour at Lisner (Senegalese mbalax/afropop)

11-21- Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India bring “The Spirit of India” to the  George Mason University’s Center for the Arts  at 8 p.m.

Kermit Ruffins Tribute to Louis Armstrong at the Hamilton

Fri. 11-27-Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra at 8 at the Howard Theatre

JRed (the nephew), Jeff Floyd, and Hardway Connection (southern soul) at Lamont’s in Pomonkey, MD
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. 11-1
Andre Thiery & Zydeco Magic at 3 pm at College Park American Legion
Juan Gabriel at Patriot Center
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. 11-2
Phillip Glass in conversation at the Kennedy Center (avante-classical musician)
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. 11-3

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.  11-4
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. 11-5
Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic Project featuring Valerie Simpson and Jaguar Wright at the Howard Theatre

Ned and Constance Sublette-“American Slave Coast” book reading at George Mason University (the history of American slavery as well as coverage of the South’s desire to acquire Cuba) (Ned Sublette is known for books about Cuban music and New Orleans)  4:30 PM to 6:00 PM at  Johnson Center, Paul Robeson Room (JC240A)

Feedel Band featuring special guest Sapto Rinekso (sax) at Bossa
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 11-6
Yoruba Andaba (Cuban rumba group) with openers Washington, DC's own Farafina Kan: The Sound of Africa; at GW Lisner   CANCELLED

Elikeh (DC/Togo afropop) cd release show at Rock n Roll Hotel (recommended)

Emeline Michel (from Haiti) at the Clarice Smith Center

Teedra Moses (R’n’b) at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club

Trap Fest (rap) with Zed Zilla (from Memphis), Jose Guapo, DC White & Pablo Hood Richat 12:30 am at the Howard Theatre

WFMU's Todd-O-Phonic Todd spinning old-school soul, rockabilly, garage at Lithuanian Hall, 851 Hollins St, Baltimore,

70's Soul Sounds w/ the Temptations revue at DAR Constitution Hall

Jody Watley and Shalamar Reloaded at Blues Alley (through the 8th)
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. 11-7
Stephanie Mills at 8 at the Howard Theatre

“Family Tree”  reunion go-go with the Northeast Groovers and the What Band 2.0 & DJ Big John at 11 pm at the Howard Theatre

Central American Marimba fest at Rosslyn Spectrum
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. 11-8
CĂ©ilidh — a social gathering with Gaelic folk music and dancing at the Clarice Smith Center

Sevyn Streeter at the Howard (r’n’b)

Café Tacuba at the Fillmore (Mexican rock)

Baba Zulu from Turkey at Bossa

Accordion Virtuosi of Russia (from Saint Petersburg)  at Lincoln Theatre

Tropical Dance Party in Adams Morgan 5PM to 9PM at Johnny Pistolas Mexican Taqueria Bar. $10 donation. 21 and older.2333 18th St NW (upstairs) (benefit for Oyster Adams bilingual school)

Colmillo Norteno at the Palace

Sensato at Cococabana (Dominican rapper)
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. 11-9
Son Little at DC9

Gina Chavez for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage (bilingual songs traversing cumbia, bossa nova, vintage pop, reggaeton, and folk)

Modern Art Orchestra from Budapest at Kennedy Center

Carly Rae Jepsen at Fillmore
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. 11-10
El Debarge at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (90s hiphop radio show in NY w/ Nas, Biggie, wu) movie doc at NPR in DC

Whisky Shivers (string band) at Gypsy Sally’s

Cooder, White, Skaggs at Birchmere sold out
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.  11-11
El Debarge at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club

Cooder, White, Skaggs at Birchmere sold out
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. 11-12
Hugh Masekela at Amp  (South African jazz trumpeter with pianist Larry Willis)

Vilma Palma y Vampiros (rock en Espanol) at the Palace

Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble at the College Park American Legion
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  11-13
Banquet of the Spirits features the Cyro Baptista quartet at Atlas (Brazilian theatrical artsy )

Joe Ely w/ Karen Jonas (roots-rock/Americana) at Stone Room Concerts @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

DJ Arafat (afropop dance/coupe decoule) at Golf Ultra Lounge, GA Ave., Silver Spring

Pablo Alboran (Singer/acoustic guitarist from Spain) at 8 at the Howard Theatre

Vybe Band and Let it Flow at 11 pm at the Howard Theatre (go-go and old-school funk)

Last Waltz (the Band) Tribute with Julia Nixon and more at the Hamilton

Raulin Rodriguez at El Famoso Boqueron in Rockville

Grimes at 930 Club (sold out)

Marah at Creative Alliance in Baltimore
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.   11-14
U Street Jam fundraiser with WPFW 89.3 soul and blues djs at Prince Hall, U St NW

Peter Ram from Barbados at Eden Lounge

Wande Coal (from Nigeria) at Station One

*Shamir at the Ottobar in Baltimore (r'n'b)

College Park Blues Fest at U of MD Ritchie Colosseum

Angie Stone at  8 at the Howard Theatre

Empire Reggae and Hiphop fest with djs at 11 at the Howard Theatre

Sarod Performance by Arnab Chakrabarty with Shahbaz Hussain on tabla and Aftab Datta on tanpura  at 6pm at the Gandhi Memorial Center, 4748 Western Avenue, Bethesda, MD

Mariachi Son de Améria & Maru Montero Dance Company at Rosslyn Spectrum

Chiquito Team Band at Euphoria in Baltimore

Grupo Santa Fe y Grupo Miramar at Club One in Alexandria

La Autoridad de la Sierra at Lilian's Restaurant, 3901 Mt. Vernon, Alexandria

Last Waltz (the Band) Tribute with Julia Nixon and more at Rams Head Annapolis

Lynne Arriale, Carla Cook, and Grace Kelly: Celebrating Great Women of Jazz: Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, and Joni Mitchell; at Kennedy Center
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. 11-15
Faiz Qaderi (US based Afghan ) with special guests: Mahroof Sharif - keyboards) & Saleiman Azizi - tabla 6PM-11PM $50 (includes traditional Afghani food) at Tropicalia

Chucho ValdĂ©s: Irakere 40 celebrates two landmarks in Latin jazz, the band Irakere and its iconic bandleader, Cuban-born Chucho ValdĂ©s, in the Music Center at Strathmore  at 7 PM.

Tab Benoit at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club

Lee Ann Womack at the Birchmere (country)

Tribute to Motown at the Howard Theatre

La Arrolladora Banda el Limon at the Palace

*The Weeknd at the Verizon Center (R'n'b/pop)

Del & Dawg (Del McCoury & David Grisman) and Herb & Hanson at the Hamilton
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. 11-16
Suricato (Colombian jazz) at Bowie Center for the Arts
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. 11-17
Youssou N’dour at Lisner   (Senegalese afropop star)

Madeleine Peyroux at Barns of Wolf Trap

Hiss Golden Messenger at Rock and Roll Hotel
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. 11-18
Paco Pena (flamenco) at Lisner

Robert Earl Keen at Rams Head Annapolis
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. 11-19
Timbaland (hip-hop & r’nb producer) talk and book signing at the MLK Library

P-Funk at the Howard Theatre

Loose Ends at Rams Head in Annapolis

Radney Foster at Jammin’ Java

Dave Rawlings Machine at the Lincoln Theatre

Roberta Gambarini at Blues Alley (jazz vocalist through the 22nd)
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. 11-20
Vintage-Vinyl Ritmos-Raros del Mundo –dj night-- "Noche de Cumbiamaba" Cumbias Y Mas from Colombia, Peru, Panama, Ecuador, El Salvador and beyond. w/ Special Guest: Little Dynasty (Eric Banta) at Haydees in Mt. Pleasant

Suricato, (Bogota, Colombia jazz) for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India bring “The Spirit of India” to the Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas at 8 p.m.

Kem and Tamar Braxton at DAR Constitution Hall

Loose Ends at Howard Theatre

Greg Brown at Jammin Java (Country-folk)

Yoskar Sarante, K Rose , Bachata Heightz y Kiko Rodriguez at Cococabana, Hyattsville, MD

Los Bybys at the Palace

Hector Tricoche at Trio in Baltimore

Nengo Flow at the Diamond Lounge, Annandale

Robert Randolph at Rams Head Annapolis

Angel Haze at RnR Hotel (rap)

Azalelia Banks at 6 at 930 Club

Jennifer Nettles, Brandy Clark, and Ryan Kinder - Fillmore Silver Spring (country)

Rickie Lee Jones at the Barns of Wolf Trap

Carmen Lundy (jazz vocalist) at the Kennedy Center
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. 11-21
Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India bring “The Spirit of India” to the  George Mason University’s Center for the Arts  at 8 p.m.

 Dom Kennedy (Cali rapper) at the Howard Theatre

Kermit Ruffins Tribute to Louis Armstrong at the Hamilton

La Gran Banda at Club One in Alexandria

Punto Clave at Lillians in Alexandria

Alejandro Fernandez at Eaglebank Arena, Fairfax, VA

Greg Brown at Rams Head Annapolis

Big Sandy & his Fly-right Boys at Iota

Raul Midon at Creative Alliance in Baltimore

Carmen Lundy (jazz vocalist) at the Kennedy Center

* Bela Dona and Chopteeth at Bethesda Blues and Jazz (go-go and afrobeat)
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. 11-22
traditional Appalachian music and square dancing at the Pre-Thanksgiving Square Dance. Leah Weiss (fiddle), Gary Wright (guitar), Kate Brett (banjo), and Kevin Enoch (bass) rock the dance tunes, and Janine Smith teaches and calls the figures from 5–7 pm for free at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Macy Gray at the Howard Theatre

Jerry Douglas at the Birchmere

Vakero at Euphoria in Baltimore

Los Huracanes del Norte at the Palace in Woodbridge, VA
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Mon. 11-23
Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets, 14th & V, presents Ada Calhoun with her book St. Marks is Dead:The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street and Preston Lauterbach with his book Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Flamin Groovies (Canadian proto-punk garage rock) at the Rock n Roll Hotel

Xuejuan Dance Ensemble (Chinese folk dance) for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Macy Gray at the Rams Head in Annapolis

Pro Musica Hebraica presents: Piety and Passion: The Musical Legacy of Jewish Spain at Kennedy Center
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11-24
Armenian-born pianist Sofya Melikyan for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Ray, Goodman and Brown at the Howard Theatre (r’n’b)

Movie "Tango Glories" at 7:30 pm at  dc jcc(described as a mix of music, magical realism and dance in this tale of octogenarian Fermin Tundera)
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Wed. 11-25
Team Familiar (grown n sexy go-go) at 11 pm at the Howard Theatre

Sinkane and Steven Clark at Black Cat

Celebrando El Carnaval de San Miguel con La Furia Band ,Grupo Miramar ,Banda Ibanez at El Carbonero, 1425 Univ. Blvd. East, Hyattsville

Celebrando El Carvaval De San Miguel Con Tito Mira Y Su Chanchona ,Grupo Miramar Y Banda Ibanez at Maxwell’s in Manassas

English Beat at the 930 CLub
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. 11-26
Thanksgiving Day Swing: Jive Aces with Gottaswing for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Tierra Cali y Estilo Chihuahua at 9 at  El Famoso Boqueron II, Rockville

K Paz de la Sierra y Tito Mira at 9 at Club One, Alexandria
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Fri. 11-27
Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra at 8 at the Howard Theatre

Break Science at 11 at the Howard Theatre

JRed (the nephew), Jeff Floyd, and Hardway Connection (southern soul) at Lamont’s in Pomonkey, MD
The Lovejoy Group presents The Giant that Lived in the Shadows, honoring Billy Strayhorn as the genius behind and with Ellington, for free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Maze featuring Frankie Beverley at DAR Constitution Hall

Seldom Scene and the Bumper Jacksons at the Birchmere

Zacarias Ferreira at Diamond Lounge

Hector Acosta el Torito y Los Sabaneros de Aniceto Molina at El Famoso Boqueron II

Angela Leiva The Queen of Cumbia at the Palace

Tito Mira y Su Chanchona at Lilian's in Alexandria

K Paz de La Sierra at Rio Cantina in Sterling, VA

NRBQ at Rams Head Annapolis

Miley Cyrus & Dan Deacon at Echostage

Ultra Nate and Lisa Moody at U St Music Hall (house/dance music)
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. 11-28
Mousey Thompson and the James Brown Experience at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club

Guardianes del Amor y Grupo Miramar at Club One, Alexandria

The Harry Bells, a horn-and-percussion-driven tribute to the music of Harry Belafonte. For free from 6 to 7 at the Kennnedy Center Millennium Stage

Charlotte Dipanda feat Jacob Desvarieux,Kassav at Takoma Academy, 8120 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, MD (Afropop and zouk)

Glen Hansard w/ Richard Thompson at DAR Constitution Hall

Kindred the Family Soul at Baltimore Soundstage

Seldom Scene and the Kennedys at the Birchmere

Mick Moloney’s Celtic Appalachian Thanksgiving at Creative Alliance in Baltimore
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 11-29
Go-go brunch with the Chuck Brown Band at 1:30 pm at the Howard Theatre

Tribute to the music of Donny Hathaway at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club

Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra presents a night of ragtime orchestra accompaniment with two screenings of classic Harold Lloyd silent films for free beginning at 6 pm at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Kem and Tamar Braxton at the Lyric Theatre in Baltimore
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. 11-30
Pianist Darryl Davis with guitarist Chick Hall at Bethesda Blues and Jazz

Korean Percussion Ensemble and Toho Koto Ensemble at Clarice Smith Center

Kelela at U Street Music Hall (r’n’b/electro)

Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear w/ opener Luke Bell at the Birchmere

Allen Toussaint Trio at the Hamilton [RIP  New Orleans great Allen on 11-9-15 on tour.]

Getty and Friends: Joy - An Irish Christmas at Kennedy Center
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Other cool stuff (mostly indie-rock): 11-1-Black Power Mixtape movie doc @Nat. Gallery east Bldg. Large Aud.; 11-5-Heavy Breathing listening party @ Bump n Grind; 11-6-We Were Promised Jetpacks @ Black Cat; 11-8- A benefit punk show for Save the Children- Syria Children in Crisis! @Songbyrd; 11-9-Surfer Blood @ Comet; 11-10-PIL @ U St. Music Hall (sold out );11-11-King Khan @ Ottobar;  Mitski @DC9; Givers @ U st. Music Hall; 11-12- Yonatan Gat (ex-Monotonix ), Paperhaus, and Go Cozy @Comet Ping Pong; Natalie Prass @ RnR Hotel; 11-13-Girlpool @ Ottobar; 11-15-Ava Luna @ Metro Gallery; More Humans & Passing Phases @ Galaxy Hut; 11-17-Priests; Shopping; & Puff Pieces @ Black Cat; 11-18-Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik @ Barns of Wolf Trap; 11-19-!!! & Heavy Breathing@ Black Cat ; 11-21-Diarrhea Planet @ Black Cat; Marian McLaughlin @ Spirit House: Hemlines @ RnR Hotel; 11-23-Flamin’ Groovies @ Rock n Roll Hotel; 11-24-Negative Approach @ the Pinch;11-27-GI @ Metro Gallery;

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

DC/Baltimore Global Music and More Concert Gig List October 2015

DC/Baltimore Global  Music and More- October  2015  
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 2015, Rolling Afrobeats Afropop2015,  the Rolling Afro-Latin & the Capital Swamp & Chitlin Circuit  threads _____________________________________________________________________________
Sorry this is  very late this month.  I went to the Ponderosa Stomp concert and conference in New Orleans and have been busy with dayjob and articles.  Will add more to the blog calendar shortly.  
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Highlights:  
10-20-Daby Toure at Jammin Java
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. 10-1
Jose James and Nao Yoshioka at the Birchmere (jazz singer James, and r’n’b singer from Japan)
Feedel Band (Ethiopian) at Bossa
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. 10-2
Future at Echostage (Atl rap)
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Beautiful—the Carol King Musical to Oct. 25th at Kennedy Center
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.  10-11
Marc Anthony and Carlos Vives at Eagle Bank Arena (aka Patriot center)
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  10-13
Dread Mar-I at the Howard Theatre (Argentine reggae)
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.   10-14
D.C. Music Salon on Charlie Byrd
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. 10-15
Luis Enrique at Mont. Comm. College
Elvis Costello interview & book talk

Bettye Lavette at the Hamilton
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. 10-16
J. Alvarez at the Cococabana
Frank Reyes and Daniel Moncion at El Boqueron II
Aramis Camilo,El Zafiro, Charlie Rodriguez at Mi Patio, 4400 Rhode Island Ave    Brentwood MD
Fidel Rueda at 90 Grados in Manassas, VA
Toofan at the ShadowRoom
Latin Heat with Washington Ballet and Los Mariachi Amigos 
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra: Afro-Cuban Jazz – Back In Full Swing at Smithsonian American History
Leon Bridges (retro soul) and Kali Uchis (Alexandria, VA to Cali dance pop) - 9:30 Club
Oddisee and Good Cmpny - U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)
Pato Ranking at Bliss DC
Velocity Dance Fest at the Harman
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. 10-17 
Kacey Musgraves at Lincoln Theatre (sold out)
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra: Afro-Cuban Jazz – Back In Full Swing at Smithsonian American History
Latin Heat with Washington Ballet and Los Mariachi Amigos
Nicki Hill & Mississippi Heat at Rosedale American legion
Folk Dances of India at the Barns of Wolf Trap
Dungen (Swedish psych-rock) at DC9
Ray, Goodman & Brown at Harmony Hall

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. 10-18
EL Trono de Mexico at the Palace
Ruben Moreno and Zydeco Re-Evolution at Glen Echo Park
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Mon.. 10-19
the First Mount Zio Baptist Church Recording Choir of Dumfries  for free from 6 to 7 pm at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Tove Lo (Swedsh synth-pop) and Erik Hassle  9:30 Club (Early show at 6 PM) sold out
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. 10-20
Daby Toure at Jammin Java 

Dave Davies of the Kinks at the Howard

Cheik Hamala Diabate’s Griot Street at Bossa

Yuna (Malaysian dance pop) and Abhi//Dijon at U St Music Hall (Early show - 7 PM)

Sanjay Misra (guitarist) at Blues Alley

Wailin’ Jennys at the Birchmere (sold out)
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. 10-21
#The Phare Band (circus band musicians from Cambodia) at Bossa
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. 10-22
Diego Rios at the Palace

Natalia Lafourcade at the Lincoln Theatre (Postponed)

Banda Magda at Bossa 

John Doe & the Sadies at Hill Country

Ruben Moreno zydeco at Creative Alliance 
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. 10-23
Flamenco Fire de Jose Porcel at Strathmore

Maelo Ruiz at the Palace

Tito Puente Jr at Bethesda Blues and Jazz

Jowell Y Randy & Luis Miguel Del Amargue at Cococabana

Bell Biv Devoe at the Howard Theatre
*Donald Harrison at Bohemian Caverns (New Orleans jazz)
Mavericks at the State Theatre (alt-country & more)

*Bouncebeat go-go with TCB, TOB, & ABM at Club One in Alexandria

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* Eddie Kenzo (Afropop-afrobeats dance music) at Station One in Silver Spring
Kiko Rodriguez at Club One

*Mariza (fado singer) at Lisner

*Charged Up DC Fest from noon till with B.O.B., Black Alley and more near H St NE
4th Annual Baltimore Folk Fest at Ottobar

Yuna at Rams Head Tavern, Annapolis
*Donald Harrison at Bohemian Caverns (New Orleans jazz)
Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown Reimagined with singers Christie Dashiell and Kennedy, trumpeter Sean Jones, drummer Nasheet Waits, and bassist Burniss Earl Travis  at Kennedy Center (Atrium - 8 & 10 PM)

Musiq Soulchild at Howard Theatre

Raheem DeVaughn and Leela James at the Warner

Rudresh Mahanthappa - "Bird Calls" at Blues Alley

Festival Of Praise Featuring Fred Hammond * Donnie Mcclurkin * Hezekiah Walker * Kim Burell at Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 110 West Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore,

Mavericks at the State Theatre (alt-country & more)
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. 10-25
Mikel Erentxun at Tropicalia

Whitney Morgan at Hill Country Live

Raheem DeVaughn, Leela James, and V Bozeman  at Rams Head Live! (Baltimore) 

 Rudresh Mahanthappa - "Bird Calls"  at Blues Alley (Two shows) 

Southern Culture on the Skids and Atomic Mosquitos  at Rock & Roll Hotel
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the Ex (Holland), Ken Vandermark, and Puff Pieces - Black Cat (avante-punk and jazz)

Big K.R.I.T. at the Howard 

UB 40 at the 930 Club

Mary Gauthier and Eliza Gilkyson at Jammin' Java
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. 10-28
The Ex & Ken Vandermark, Oh Hang, and Rinse - Ottobar (Baltimore)

Jay Farrar performing songs of Son Volt's Trace with Holy Sons at the Birchmere

Mary Gauthier & Eliza Gilkyson - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis) 

 Ronald K. Brown/Evidence (dance co.)  with Jason Moran and the Bandwagon - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)

Diwali Celebration from 6 to 8 at Executive Office Building Cafeteria, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville MD
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 10-29
Cypress Hill at the Fillmore

Ashley Monroe (of Pistol Annies)(country) - 6th & I

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions from Cape Breton & Beyond – Birchmere

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence (dance co.)  with Jason Moran and the Bandwagon - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)
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. 10-30
Elvis Martinez at El Boqueron II

Hector Acosta El Torito at the Palace

Vintage Vinyl: Ritmo Raros: Dia de los Muertos w/ DJ Dola (Salsa Underground) Leon City Sounds Sir Ramases at Haydees

*Sun Ra Arkestra at Liv
Baby Rasta y Gringo at Cococabana 

Dave & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones - Rams Head Tavern (Annapolis)

Catherine Russell (jazz vocals) at the Barns

Nikki Lane at Gypsy Sally’s 

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence (dance co.)  with Jason Moran and the Bandwagon - Kennedy Center (Eisenhower Theater)

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10-31
Banda Ibanez at Club One

Desi Beats VI from 2 to 5:30  at Chinmaya Somnath Hall, 4350 Blue Springs Drive, Chantilly VA
Mavis Staples & Joan Osbourne at Lisner

Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones and Webb Wilder – Birchmere

Joan Armatrading at the Barns

Team Familiar at the Howard Theatre at 11 pm
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Juan Gabriel at Eagle Bank Arena
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Other cool stuff (mostly indie-rock): 10-1-Reigning Sound @ DC 9;    10-17- 2pm- Downtown Walking Tour of the DC Punk Underground 1979-1985 with Banned in DC editor Cynthia Connolly and clips from Punk the Capitol ; 10-19-Battles late show @ 930; Chuck Prophet @ Jammin Java; 10-20-Boys Life @ Black Cat; Hippie Control @ DC Public Library, Dorothy I. Height/Benning Road Branch;   10-22 –Here We Go Magic @ R’n’Roll Hotel;  Ava Luna @ Comet Ping Pong;  10-23- Halloween Cover Benefit show at the Pinch 3548 14th St NW; Expert Alterations & more @  the Ghost Office ,48th Ave & Pontiac St, College Park; Foul Swoops @ Union Arts; Joe Jackson @ the Fillmore;  10-24-Halloween Cover benefit show @ St. Stephens; Babes in Toyland @ Black Cat;  Expert Alterations @ the Crown;  Sun. 10-25 @ 2 p.m. - Author Talk, My Rules by Glen E. Freidman, with Alec MacKaye at MLK Library; 10-27- Modern Baseball, Pup, Jeff Rosenstock, and Tiny Moving Parts @ Ottobar (Baltimore);  10- 29 at 6 p.m. - DC Punk Archive Open House in Washingtoniana at MLK Library    10-29-Willie Nile @ Barns of Wolf Trap

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