Past Events
Date Artist Venue Dancing? Notes
2018
Mon Jan 1
Blue Monday
Lil Margie
Westminster Church
400 I St. SW
6-9pm - $5
Thur-Sun Jan 4-7
Chris Thomas King
Blues Alley
8 & 10pm shows
Thur Jan 4
Thrillbilies
JVs
Thrillbilly Karaoke
Thur Jan 4
Dan Navarro
Mansion on O
6pm - $25
Fri Jan 5
McKinley James, Jason Smay, Ray Jacildo, Zach Sweeney /w Mark Wenner
Hank Dietle's
8pm
Fri Jan 5
Popa Chubby
Phil Wiggins & Rick Franklin
Hamilton
$15.25+ - 8pm
Fri Jan 5
Natty Beaux
Dulles Hilton
yes, w/ lesson @ 8:30pm
9pm - $15
Sat Jan 6
Rock-a-Sonics
New Deal
8:30pm
Sat Jan 6
Bad Influence
Hank Dietle's
Sat Jan 6
Daryl Davis
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 8pm
9pm - $20
Sat Jan 6
Memphis Gold
JVs
9pm
Sun Jan 7
Sunday Waltz
CANCELLED
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
Sun Jan 7
Linwood Taylor & Flatfoot Sam
JVs
Sun Jan 7
Mary Ann Redmond Band
Flanagans
Mon Jan 8
Blue Monday
McKinley James, Jason Smay, Ray Jacildo, Zach Sweeney /w Mark Wenner
Westminster Church
400 I St. SW
6-9pm - $5
Tue Jan 9
McKinley James, Jason Smay, Ray Jacildo, Zach Sweeney /w Mark Wenner
JVs
8:30pm
Wed Jan 10
Nick Moss Band w/ Dennis Gruenling
JVs
8:30pm
Wed Jan 10
Human Country Jukebox
Madams Organ
Thur-Fri Jan 11-12
Antibalas
Hamilton
Afrobeat - w/ TBA
Thur Jan 11
19th St. Band
JVs
Thur Jan 11
Albert Lee Band
Jammin' Java
w/ Cryers - 7:30pm
Fri Jan 12
Rock-a-Sonics
Judy Chops
Pearl Street Warehouse
sure
8pm - $10
Fri Jan 12
Little Red
Haydee's
sure
9pm - No Cover
Fri Jan 12
McKinley James Trio
Old Bowie Town Grille
$10
Sat Jan 13
Cherry Poppin' Daddies
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 8pm
9pm - $20(adv Jan 6)/$30 (door)
Sat Jan 13
Rock-a-Sonics
College Park American Legion
yes
8pm - $10 - w/ Jason Hicks & the Cow Tipping Playboys
Sat Jan 13
19th St. Band
Hill Co BBQ
9:30pm - No Cover
Sat Jan 13
Karen Collins & the Backroads Band
New Deal Cafe
8:30-11:30pm - No Cover
Sat Jan 13
Little Red (9pm)
Jumpin' Jupeter w/ Jason Hicks (4pm)
JVs
Sun Jan 14
Chopteeth
Gypsy Sallys
w/ Dave Kline Band - 8pm
Sun Jan 14
Linwood Taylor
Cats Eye
Tue Jan 16
Alejandro Escovedo
Hamilton
"An Evening with" - $25-45+SC
Tue Jan 16
(Dan) Tyminski
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
7:30pm - $29.50+SC
Tue Jan 16
Mark Wenner's Blues Warriors
JVs
Wed Jan 17
Tinsley Ellis
Blues Alley
Wed Jan 17
Panorama Jazz Band
Creative Alliance
7:30pm
Thur Jan 18
Thrillbillies
JVs
Thur Jan 18
Tinsley Ellis
Creative Alliance
8pm - $23(+$3 door)
Thur Jan 18
Panorama Jazz Band
Hells Bottom VFW
Fri Jan 19
Donna the Buffalo
Hamilton
carpet
$25-15+SC - w/ Woody Pines - 8pm
Fri Jan 19
Jr. Brown
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
7:30pm - $25+SC
Fri Jan 19
Gina DeSimone & the Moaners
Dulles Hilton
yes, w/ lesson @ 8:30pm
9pm - $15
Sat Jan 20
Infamous Stringdusters
9:30
Sat Jan 20
Kiti Kartner
Hill Co. BBQ
No Cover - 9:30pm
Sat Jan 20
Rick Franklin & His Delta Blues Boys
Cassatt's Cafe
7-9pm
Sun Jan 21
Sunday Waltz
Karen Collins & the Backroads Band
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sun Jan 21
Dan Hovey & the Tall Boys
JVs
8:30pm
Sun Jan 21
Pete Kanaras
Cats Eye
Mon Jan 22
Blue Monday
Eddie Jones & the Young Bucks
Westminster Church
400 I St. SW
6-9pm - $5
Tue Jan 23
Jonny Grave (solo)
Hill Co BBQ
Wed Jan 24
Human Country Jukebox
Madams Organ
Thur Jan 25
Dave Chappell
JVs
Thur Jan 25
Ron Holloway Band & Relevator Hill
Bethesda Blues & Jazz
$20(adv)/$25 - 8pm
Fri-Sat Jan 26-27
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
Birchmere
7:30pm - $39.50+SC
Fri Jan 26
King Teddy
Dulles Hilton
yes, w/ lesson @ 8:30pm
9pm - $15
Fri Jan 26
Beat Hotel
Gypsy Sallys
w/ Get Right Band - 9pm
Fri Jan 26
$40 Fine
JVs
Travelling Wilbury & Tom Petty Tribute
Fri Jan 26
Justin Trawick and The Common Good Album Release Show
Pearl Street Warehouse
Sat Jan 27
Jon Cleary & the Monster Gentlemen
Hamilton
8pm - $15-25.50+SC - w/ Skribe
19th St. Band in Loft @ 10:30pm
Sat Jan 27
Nighthawks on the Blue Highway
Amp
$25 - 8pm - Documentary & Concert
Sat Jan 27
Rock-a-Sonics
Hank Dietle's
room?
Sat Jan 27
Ruthie & The Wranglers
Pearl Street Warehouse
w/ Kentucky Avenue - 8pm - $10
Sun Jan 28
Conrads
JVs
8:30pm
Mon Jan 29
Chopteeth
Millennium Stage
Kennedy Center
yes
FREE - 6-7pm
Tue Jan 30
Sol Roots
JVs
yes
8:30pm
Wed Jan 31
Human Country Jukebox
Madams Organ
Wed Jan 31
Kevin Cordt Trio
Ivy City Smokehouse
No Cover - 7pm
Thur Feb 1
Thrillbilies
JVs
8:30pm
Fri Feb 2
Rachael (Price) & Vilray
Sold Out
Union Stage
sure
8pm - w/ Cortney Hartman & Taylor Ashton
Fri Feb 2
Nighthawks
Old Bowie Town Grille
sure
8:30pm - $15
Fri Feb 2
Hula Monsters
Dulles Hilton
yes, w/ lesson @ 8:30pm
9pm - $15
Fri Feb 2
(Heather Aubry) Lloyd, (Kipyn) Martin, (Victoria) Vox
Seekers Church
7:30pm - $20(adv)/$25(door)+SC
Fri Feb 2
Albert Castiglia
Hill Co BBQ
9:30pm - No Cover
Sat Feb 3
FSGW Mid-Winter Folk Festival
Takoma Park Middle School
depends
$10(member evening)-$23(non-member full day) - w/ Glen Echo Open Band, Potomac Revellers, Capitol Hillbillies, Miles Spicer, Archie's Barbershop Blues Jam, Ocean Celtic Quarteet, Tango Mercurio Orchestra, ...
Sat Feb 3
Little Red
New Deal
sure
Sat Feb 3
Greensky Bluegrass
Billy Strings
Anthem
Sat Feb 3
Human Country Juke Box
Hill Co BBQ
9:30pm - No Cover
Sat Feb 3
Karen Collins & the Backroads Band w/ Doug Cooke
Hank Dietle's
9:15pm - No Cover
Sun Feb 4
Sunday Waltz
Valse Impressions
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sun Feb 4
Linwood Taylor (9:15pm)
Rock-a-Sonics (1pm)
JVs
yes
Mon-Tue Feb 5-6
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Barns
8pm
Mon Mar 5
Mariachi Flor de Toloache
Millennium Stage
Kennedy Center
yes
FREE - 6pm
Tue-Wed Feb 6-7
Tommy Emmanuel w/ Rodney Crowell
Birchmere
7:30pm - $59.50+SC
Tue Feb 6
New Old Jamboree
New Deal Cafe'
Greenbelt
7-9pm - Ruthie & the Wranglers w/ guests
Wed Feb 7
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-chas
Hamilton
7:30pm - $15-20+SC - w/ Little Red
Wed Feb 7
Cutaways
Nicks
yes
9-11pm - $10
Wed Feb 7
19th St. Band
Irish Inn
Thur Feb 8
CJ Chenier
Creative Alliance
yes
8pm - $23(+$3 door)+SC
Thur Feb 8
Dan Hovey & the Tall Boys
JVs
yes
8:30pm
Fri-Sat Feb 9-10
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Warner Theatre
8pm - Sat Sold Out
Fri Feb 9
Marcia Ball
Barns
8pm
Fri Feb 9
Daryl Davis's "Thanks for the Memories 2017"
Bethesda Blues & Jazz
$25+SC - 8pm - w/ Keith Grimes, Mark Wenner, Tom Principato, Patty Reese, Patsy Stephens, Tommy Lepson, Patty Reese,...
Fri Feb 9
CJ Chenier
TK Club (Conshohocken, PA)
yes, lesson @ 7:30pm
8:30pm - $20+SC
Fri Feb 9
Kiti Gartner
Hill Co BBQ
concrete
No Cover - 9:30pm
Fri Feb 9
Fabulettes
Have-a-Heart Hop Fundraiser
Dulles Hilton
yes, w/ lesson @ 8:30pm
9pm - $25
Sat Feb 10
Mardi Gras Ball
Rhodes on the Pautuxent
Cranston, RI
yes
Beausoleil, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas, & the Kickerbocker All-stars - 6:30pm-midnight
Sat Feb 10
Wild Anacostias
New Deal
room?
8:30pm - get reservations
Sat Feb 10
Red Dress Ball w/ Eric Felten
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 8pm
9pm - $20
Sat Feb 10
Squeeze Bayou w/ Brian Simms & Lynn Kasdorf
College Park American Legion
yes
8-11pm - $10
Sat Feb 10
Love Songs: The Beatles Vol 5 (Newmyer Flyer)
Hamilton
$25-75+SC - 8pm - 19th St in the Loft
Sat Feb 10
Nighthawks
Hells Bottom VFW
Sun Feb 11
Kiti Gardner
JVs
4pm
Sun Feb 11
Legendary Orioles
Mr. Henry's
Sun Feb 11
Patsy's Honky Tonk Torch & Twangs
Old Bowie Town Grille
sure
6-9pm - no cover
Mon Feb 12
Nighthawks (Acoustic)
IMT @ Saint Mark Presby
10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville
$15(adv)/$20 - 7:30pm
Mon Feb 12
Blue Monday
Full Power Blues
Westminster Church
400 I St. SW
6-9pm - $5
Tue Feb 13
Mardi Gras
Tue Feb 13
Eric Lindell
Hill Co. BBQ
$25(adv)/$30(door)+SC - 8:30pm
Tue Feb 13
Grandsons
Pearl St. Warehouse
Free - after Wharf's parade & fireworks (7-ish)
Tue Feb 13
Junkyard Saints
Maryland Live! Casino
Center Stage
9-11pm - Free
Wed Feb 14
Valentine's Day
Wed Feb 14
Marianna Previti Group
New Deal
7:30pm
Wed Feb 14
Oz & the Revue Motown
JVs
Thur Feb 15
Thrillbilies
JVs
8:30pm
Thur Feb 15
Robert Lighthouse
Eli Cook
Pearl St. Warehouse
8pm - $12
Fri-Sat Feb 16-17
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Warner Theatre
8pm - Sat Sold Out
Fri Feb 16
Mark O'Connor & the O'Connor Family Band
Hamilton
$20-50+SC - 8pm - "An Evening with"
Ron Holloway Band @ midnight - $10
Fri Feb 16
Nighthawks
Cancelled
Hank Dietle's
RIP Dietle's
Fri Feb 16
Jumpin Jupiter
Hill Co BBQ
No Cover - 9:30pm
Fri Feb 16
Rock & Roll Relics
Dulles Hilton
yes, w/ lesson @ 8:30pm
9pm - $15
Sat Feb 17
Bullets (4pm)
Eric King & the Thin Line (9pm)
JVs
Sat Feb 17
Tardi Gras w/ Little Red
Democratic Club of Annapolis
$25
Sat Feb 17
Ten Strings And A Goatskin
GMU Hylton Center
Gregory Family Theater
$25/$30(day)
Sat Feb 17
Folk Soul Revival & Pierce Edens
Hill Co BBQ
$15 - 9:30pm
Sat Feb 17
Fabulettes Dance Party
Corner Store
yes
8pm - $25(adv)+SC
Sun Feb 18
Buddy Holly Tribute
Bethesda Blues & Jazz
yes
$25(adv)/$30 - 7pm - w/ David Kitchen, Ruthie & the Wranglers, Rock-A-Sonics, Flea Bops, Jelly Roll Mortals, Dede & the Do-Rights, ...
Sun Feb 18
Phil Wiggins & George Kilby Jr.
An Die Musik
Baltimore
$15(adv)/$18 - w/ Geoffery Himes
Sun Feb 18
Sunday Waltz
Terpsichore
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Tue Feb 20
Mark Wenner & the Blues Warriors
JVs
Wed Feb 21
Martin Sexton
Barns
Wed Feb 21
Jeff Carmella Bands
Nicks
yes
9-11pm - $10
Thur Feb 22
Dave Chappell Band
JVs
Fri-Sun Feb 23-25
Django Festival
Creative Alliance
Fri-Sat Feb 23-24
Railroad Earth
9:30
Fri Feb 23
Rock-a-Sonics
Dulles Hilton
yes, w/ lesson @ 8:30pm
9pm - $15
Fri Feb 23
Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys
Commodore Barry Club (Philly)
yes, w/ lesson @ 7:30pm
$25 - 8:30pm
Fri Feb 23
Lunch with Bob
Hells Bottom VFW
8-11
Sat Feb 24
Joe Louis Walker & Mikey Junior
Baltimore Blues Society
Rosedale American Legion Hall
8pm-midnight - $25(adv)/$30(door)
Sat Feb 24
James Hunter Six
Pearl St. Warehouse
w/ 3 Man Soul Machine - 8pm - $25(stand)/$30-35(seated)
Sat Feb 24
Marianna Previti & the Smokin' Polecats
Old Bowie Town Grille
yes
Sat Feb 24
NRBQ
Hamilton
$25-30+SC - 8pm - w/ Ruthie & the Wranglers - $40 fine in the loft
Sat Feb 24
Fabulettes
College Park American Legion
yes
8-11pm - $10
Sat Feb 24
Karl Stoll & Danger Zone(9pm)
Dave Chappell & Patty Reese (4pm)
JVs
Sun Feb 25
Memphis Gold
JVs
Sun Feb 25
Stacy Brooks
Madams Organ
Tue Feb 27
Vieux Farka Toure
Rock & Roll Hotel
Tue Feb 27
Robbie Fulks
Jammin' Java
7:30pm - w/ Danny Burns
Tue Feb 27
Vieux Farka Toure
R&R Hotel
w/ Time is Fire
Wed Feb 28
Human Country Jukebox
Madams Organ
Thur Mar 1
Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes
Mr. Henry's
Fri Mar 2
Nighthawks
Music Cafe
Fri Mar 2
Fish Fry #3 w/ the Rock-a-Sonics
Rock Creek Council
Knights of Columbus
kitchen 6-9pm, music follows - donations
Fri Mar 2
Jimi Smooth & HitTime
Old Bowie Town Grille
Sat Mar 3
Suzy Bogguss
Hill Co BBQ
4pm & 8pm shows - $35-40+SC
Sat Mar 3
Nora Jane Struthers
Jammin' Java
7pm - $15-20
Sat Mar 3
Bad Influence
New Deal
Sun Mar 4
Sunday Waltz
Contratopia
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sun Mar 4
Nighthawks
JVs
4pm
Sun Mar 4
Iona
Old Brogue Irish Pub
CD Release - 4 & 6 pm - $18
Mon Mar 5
Flor de Toloache
Millennium Stage
Kennedy Center
carpet
FREE - 6-7pm
Mon Mar 5
Goin' Goin' Gone
Republic
Tue Mar 6
New Old Jamboree
New Deal Cafe'
Greenbelt
7-9pm - Ruthie & the Wranglers w/ guests
Tue Mar 6
Sweet Honey In the Rock
Birchmere
7:30pm - $39.50+SC
Wed Mar 7
Chieftains
Strathmore
8pm - $35-90+SC
Wed Mar 7
JJ Grey & Mofro
Rams Head Live
Wed Mar 7
Johnny & the Headhunters
Nicks
yes
9-11pm - $10
Thur Mar 8
19th St. Band
JVs
Thur Mar 8
Toubab Krewe
8x10
Thur Mar 8
Jon Carroll
Bethesda Blues & Jazz
w/ Cecily
Fri-Sat Mar 9-10
DC Bluegrass Festival
Sheraton Premiere
Tysons Corner
$99 (full), $39 (Fri), $69 (Sat)+SC
Fri: Gibson Brothers, ...
Sat: Tim O'Brien Band, Molly Tuttle, Becky Buller Band, ...
Fri Mar 9
Guy Davis
Carroll Cafe
7:30-10pm - $18(online)/$20(door, doubtful)
Fri Mar 9
Adam Gussow
Archie's Barbershop
$20 - 8pm - plus Harp Workshop Saturday morning
Fri Mar 9
Laurel Canyon Tribute (LA 1966-1972 - Newmeyer Flyer)
Birchmere
7:30pm - $29.50+SC - w/ Sweater Set, Luke Brindley, Margot MacDonald, Jonathan Slone, ...
Fri Mar 9
King Soul
Hells Bottom VFW
room?
8pm
Sat Mar 10
Oklahoma Twisters
College Park American Legion
yes
8-11pm - $10
Sat Mar 10
Roomful of Blues
Hamilton
carpet
8pm - $17.25-27.75+SC - w/ Vintage #18, Bad Influence in Loft
Sat Mar 10
Charm City Bluegrass Fest
Battle of the Bands
8x10
w/ 19th St, Plate Scrapers, DT Huber & Whale Show, Shroom Pickers
Sat Mar 10
Memphis Gold
JVs
9pm
Sun Mar 11
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
Pearl St. Warehouse
yes
3pm - $20
Sun Mar 11
Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials
Cissel-Saxon American Legion 41
Silver Spring
yes
5pm - $25(adv)/+$5(door)/-$5(DCBS member)
Sun Mar 11
Linwood Taylor
Cats Eye
Mon Mar 12
Blue Monday
Ursula Ricks Project
Westminster Church
400 I St. SW
6-9pm - $5
Tue Mar 13
I'm with Her
(Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, & Aoife O'Donovan)
9:30
Tue Mar 13
Matt Kelley Swingbang
JVs
Wed Mar 14
Masters of American Music
w/ Jerry Douglas, Amanda Shires, Jason Isbell...
Hamilton
carpet
SOLD OUT - 7:30pm - $50-100+SC - Benefit for National Council for the Tradional Arts
Wed Mar 14
Gangstagrass w/ Dirty Grass Players
Hill Co. BBQ
$15-18 - 8:30pm
Thur Mar 15
Tab Benoit w/ Jeff McCarthy & Eric Johanson
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
7:30pm - $29.50+SC - "Whiskey Bayou Records Revue"
Thur Mar 15
Hungarian Hertiage Blues
w/ Little G. Weevil, John Nemeth, & John Popper
Hamilton
7:30pm - $39.75-49.75+SC - Benefit
Thur Mar 15
David Kitchen
JVs
Fri-Sat Mar 16-7
19th St Band
Flanagans
sure, room?
Fri "Warm up", Sat (St. Pat's) 3pm-1:30am
Fri Mar 16
Jive Aces
Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax
yes, lesson @ 8pm
$20 - 9-11:30pm - w/ Makinna Ridgeway
Fri Mar 16
Anders Osborne (solo)
Hamilton
8pm - $25-30+SC - w/ Ryan Montbleau - Justin Trawick in the loft
Fri Mar 16
Karen Collins & the Backroads Band
Hells Bottom VFW
Sat Mar 17
Jive Aces
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 8pm
9pm - w/ Makinna Ridgeway
Sat Mar 17
Barrence Whitfield & the Savages
Daddy Long Legs
Hill Co BBQ
$17(adv) - 9pm
Sat Mar 17
Beat Hotel
Pearl St. Warehouse
no cover
Sat Mar 17
Jon Batiste (solo)
9:30
6pm doors (early show)
Sun Mar 18
Sunday Waltz
Hickman, Mitchell & Jensen
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sun Mar 18
Dave Chappell & Anthony Pirog
JVs
Sun Mar 18
Pete Kanaras & the Hi-Fliers
Cats Eye
Mon Mar 19
Blue Monday
Charlie Sayles & the Blues Disciples
Westminster Church
400 I St. SW
6-9pm - $5
Tue Mar 20
Wierd Al Yankovic
Strathmore
8pm - $49-79+SC - w/ Emo Phillips
Tue Mar 20
Marc Broussard
Birchmere
7:30pm - $35+SC - w/ Pet Fangs
Wed Mar 21
Fabulous Thunderbirds
Pearl St. Warehouse
yes
8pm - $40(stand)/$50(seated)
Wed Mar 21
Human Country Jukebox
Madams Organ
Thur Mar 22
Squirrel Nut Zippers
Birchmere
7:30pm - $45+SC
Fri Mar 23
Revelers
Pearl St. Warehouse
yes
8:30pm - $20
Fri Mar 23
Phil Wiggins & the Chesapeake Sheiks
Creative Alliance
$23 (+3 door) - 8pm
Fri Mar 23
Soul Crackers & Texas Chainsaw Horns
Bethesda Bues & Jazz
8pm - $20
Fri Mar 23
Lunch with Bob
New Deal
Sat Mar 24
Rockabilly Ranch Dance Party
College Park American Legion
yes
8pm - $15 - w/ Rock-a-Sonics, Ryan CAin & the Ables, Lynn Casdorf, Karen Collins & Wendy LeBeau
Sat Mar 24
Revelers
TK Club, Philly
yes, 7:30 lesson
8:30pm - $20
Sat Mar 24
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
IMT @ Saint Mark Presby
10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville
7:30pm - $25(adv)/$29+SC
Sat Mar 24
Moonshine Society
JVs
Sun Mar 25
A Celebration of Orrin Star
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church
10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville
7:30pm - Free - w/ Randy Barrett, Danny Knicely, Dede Wyland, Jimmy Gaudreau, Moondi Klein, ...
Sun Mar 25
Memphis Gold (8pm)
Conrads (4pm)
JVs
Sun Mar 25
Fabulous Thunderbirds
Rams Head
Annapolis
siddown & shuddup
8pm - $45+SC