Fool's Night Out
Fools Night Out comes from a song by Phil Wiggins | Moon photo courtesy Michael's Photo Gallery.


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Upcoming Events
for the Greater Washington DC area
Date Artist Venue Dancing? Notes
Wed July 31
Steve Miler Band
Marty Stuart
Wolf Trap
7:30pm
Wed July 31
Miss Tess & the Talkbacks
Strathmore Gazebo
7pm - FREE
Thur Aug 1
Lyle Lovett & his Large Band
Mavis Staples
Wolf Trap
7:30pm
Fri Aug 2
Billy Price & the Charm City Rhythm Band
Pearl St. Warehouse
Album Release - 8pm - $15
Sat Aug 3
Sin Miedo
Wharf Pier
salsa lesson @ 7pm
7:30-9pm - FREE
Sat Aug 3
"Summer Jam: Songster"
lead by Dom Flemmons
American Folkife Center
Library of Congress-TJ Bldg
2-4pm
Sun Aug 4
Sunday Waltz
Trio Con Brio
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Thur-Sun Aug 8-11
Buffalo by the Bayou
Buffalo Gap Retreat
Capon Bridge, WV
yes
w/ Andre Thierry, Jesse Lege, Mo'Mojo, & Nathan Williams - Camping & limited Cabin space
Sat Aug 10
Radio King Orchestra w/ the Pincurl Girls
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 8pm
9pm - $20
Sat Aug 10
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas
Creative Alliance
yes
8:30pm - $25/+$5(door)
Sat Aug 10
Dwayne Dopsie
Reston Town Center
concrete
FREE
Sat Aug 10
"Summer Jam: Bluegrass"
lead by Dudley Connell & Akira Otsuka
American Folkife Center
Library of Congress-TJ Bldg
2-4pm
Sun Aug 11
Tribute to Big Al Sevilla
9:30
4pm - No Cover - w/ King Soul, Rock-a-Sonics, Jumpin' Jupiter, Ruthie & the Wranglers, RTTs, Ratso, Thrillbillys, Alayana Silva, Daryl Jr. Cline, Cathy Ponton King, Patty Reese, ...
Sun Aug 11
Last Train Home
Mason District Park
Annandale
FREE - 7:30pm
Tue Aug 13
Stray Cats
Wolf Trap
behind the line?
40th Anniversary - 8pm
Fri Aug 16
Chubby Carrier & Louisiana Swamp Band
Hamilton
carpet
w/ TBD - $15(standing)/$20(seated) - 8pm
Sun Aug 18
Sunday Waltz
Waltz Sisters
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sun Aug 18
Mark Knopfler
Wolf Trap
behind the line?
8pm
Sun Aug 18
Mavericks
Maryland Hall
Annapolis
dunno
8pm - $65-85+
Sun Aug 18
Tex Rubinowitz
Rooster + Hen
Catonsville
6-8pm - $15
Tue Aug 20
Tab Benoit "Whiskey Bayou Revue"
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
7:30pm - $35+SC
Mon-Wed Aug 26-28
Sting
Wolf Trap
behind the line?
8pm
Wed Aug 28
J2B2 (John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band)
Jammin Java
7:30pm
Fri Aug 30-Sun Sept 1
Rhythm & Roots Festival
Ninigret Park
Charlestown, RI
We Shall See
Fri: Son Volt, Travelin' McCourys, Steve Riley, Chubby Carrier, Victor Wainwright, Roddie Romero, Knickerbocker All-stars, David Greely, Pine Leaf Boys, Joe Craven & the Sometimers, Jeffery Broussard, ...
Sat: Mavericks, Dustbowl Revival, Hot Club of Cowtown, Beausoleil, Steve Riley, Della Mae, Chubby, Hat Fitz & Cara, Roddy Romero, David Greeley, Pine Leaf Boys, Los Texmaniacs, Jeffery Broussard, Lustre Kings, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers, ...
Sun: Railroad Earth, BeauSoleil, Steve Riley, Peter Rowan, Marcia Ball, Chubby, Hat Fitz & Cara, Roddie Romero, Dustbowl Revival, David Greely, Pine Leaf Boys, Joe Craven, Hot Club of Cowtown, Jeff Broussard, Lustre Kings, ...
Sun Sept 1
Alonzo's Memorial Picnic
Baltimore Blues Society
Rosedale American Legion Hall
$30(adv)/$40 - 1-8:30pm - w/ Nick Moss Band f. Dennis Gruenling, Anthony Gerachi's Allstars, Bush Leage, Bad Influence, ...
Sun Sept 1
Sunday Waltz
Latter Day Lizards
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Thur Sept 5
Hot Club of Cowtown
City Winery
Wine Garden
yes
8pm - $22+
Fri-Sun Sept 6-8
National Folk Festival
Salisbury, MD
w/ Jerry Douglas Trio, Adonis Puentes & the Voice of Cuba, Aurelio, Eddie Cotton Jr., Hot Club of Cowtown, Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys, ...
Sat Sept 7
Uptown Rhythm Kings Reunion
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 8pm
9pm - $20
Sun Sept 8
CJ Chenier & the Red-Hot Louisiana Band
Hill Center
concrete
FREE - 4:30pm
Thur Sept 12
"Summer Jam: Klezmer"
lead by Howard Unger & Seth Kibel
American Folkife Center
Library of Congress-TJ Bldg
7-9pm
Sun Sept 15
Sunday Waltz
Cabaret Sauvignettes
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Thur-Sat Sept 19-22
Watermelon Park Festival
Watermelon Park
Berryville, VA
w/ Sam Bush, Infamous Stringdusters, Tim O'Brien, Keel Brothers, Larry Keel Experience, Lindsay Lou, Dead South, ...
Thur-Sat Sept 19-21
Billy Bragg
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
$55+SC - 7:30pm - Fri: "Current Carrer", Sat: "1st three albums", Sun: "2nd three albums"
Fri-Sun Sept 20-22
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Bristol TN/VA
w/ TBD, ...
Sat Sept 21
Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds
Jackson Dean & the Outsiders
Hamilton
carpet
Alzheimer's benefit
Sat Sept 21
Robbie Fulks
Jammin Java
7pm
Sun Sept 22
Roy Buchannan Tribute
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
w/ Billy Price, Dave Chappell, Pete Kennedy, Tomy Lepson, Tom Principato, Steve Wolf, Pete Ragusa, ... - 7:30pm - $25+SC
Wed Oct 2
Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues
City Winery
$28+ - 8pm - w/ Lynne Jordan
Fri Oct 4
Bumper Jacksons
Creative Alliance
perhaps
8pm - $20/+$3(door)
Sun Oct 6
Sunday Waltz
Mavish
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Fri-Sun Oct 12-14
Richmond Folk Festival
Richmond Riverfront
FREE - w/ BeauSoleil, Dale Watson, Garifuna Collective, Kevin Doyle, Lonesome River Band, Super Chikan, ...
Mon Oct 14
Dale Watson
City Winery
Wine Garden
yes
7:30pm - $20 - w/ Dance Floor "Limited Seating"
Tue Oct 15
California Honeydrops
Hamilton
carpet
$20+ - 7:30pm - $20+
Sun Oct 20
Sunday Waltz
Owen Morrisson's Daybreak Trio
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Wed Oct 23
Sam Bush Band
Travelin' McCourys
Birchmere
Flex Stage
clog much?
$35+SC - 7:30pm
Sat Oct 26
David Bromberg Big Band w/ Bettye LaVette
6th & I Synagogue
8pm
Sun Nov 3
Sunday Waltz
Gigmeisters
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sun Nov 3
Los Straitjakcets
Pearl St. Warehouse
concrete
7pm - $22+
Mon-Wed Nov 5-7
Wailin' Jennys
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
$49.50+SC - 7:30pm
Fri-Sun Nov 8-10
Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
$129.50+SC - 7:30pm - Fri & Sat Sold Out
Mon Nov 12
John Hiatt
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
$65+SC - 7:30pm
Sat Nov 16
Big Sandy & the FlyRite Boys
Pearl Street Warehouse
$15 - 8pm
Sun Nov 17
Sunday Waltz
Green Light Karma
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Wed Nov 20
Sierra Hull
Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan
Birchmere
siddown & shuddup
$35+SC - 7:30pm
Sun Dec 1
Sunday Waltz
Jaquelopes
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sat Dec 7
Rock-a-Sonics
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 8pm
9pm - $20
Sun Dec 15
Sunday Waltz
Honeysuckle Rose
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Sun Dec 29
Sunday Waltz
Dance Du Jour
Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
yes, lesson @ 2:45pm
$13 - 3:30-6pm
Tue Dec 31
New Years Eve
Tue Dec 31
First Night Alexandria
all over Old Town Alexandria
depends on the room

#include <Standard Disclaimer.h>
Fool's Night Out is an attempt to gather all the bands, and shows that I enjoy into one public site. It is in no way comprehensive and is not genre specific. It matches my tastes, but includes other recommendations as well. It tends to focus on Roots Music; specifically Blues, Swing, Rockabilly, Zydeco, and occasionally Latin, Ska, and Cajun, as well as the un-classifyable.
This information is gathered and updated in my spare time. Verify the events and times.
--- Scott Mitchell

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Last Updated: 2019/07/19
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