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Shows in October

Born Yesterday

Fords Theater Sep 21 - Oct 21, 2018

Garson Kanin's 1946 play is as relevant as ever

Born Yesterday, Fords Theater, Washington

A New York entrepreneur heads to D.C for a spot of bribery in support of his business interests alongside his trophy mistress and former showgirl Billie Dawn. When he decides it is Billie's, not his, ignorance...

Prices from: $115


Kennedy Center Opera House Oct 30 - Nov 25, 2018

Don't miss the brand new Broadway classic Anastasia, based on the beloved animated film

Anastasia, Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington
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Take an incredible journey to the past as the critically acclaimed, Tony-winning Broadway production Anastasia heads on tour for a strictly limited engagement as part of the brand new 2018/19 theater...

Prices from: $120


National Theater Opens Oct 1, 2018

The iconic cult classic is coming a musical!

Beetlejuice, National Theater, Washington

Fans of cult classic Beetlejuice rejoice! The hit 80s movie is returning this year as a brand new stage musical! Directed Alex Timbers, the new stage adaptation will receive a brand new book by Anthony...

Prices from: $100

Measure for Measure

Eisenhower Theater Oct 10 - 13, 2018

A radical adaptation of Shakespeare's intense political thriller

Measure for Measure, Eisenhower Theater, Washington

A co-collaboration between London's Cheek By Jowl Theatre Company and Russia's Pushkin Theatre, Declan Donellan's Measure for Measure received rapturous reviews across the globe for its visceral adaptation...

Prices from: $100

Washington National Opera - La Traviata

Kennedy Center Opera House Oct 6 - 21, 2018

Verdi's tragic masterpiece kicks off the Washington National Operas 2018/19 season

Washington National Opera La Traviata, Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington

The Washington National Opera inaugurates their 2018/19 season with the soul-stirring, well known arias and passionate tragedy of Verdi's most popular opera, La Traviata. First performed in Venice in 1853,...

Prices from: $50

Florence and the Machine

The Anthem Oct 5, 2018

Florence and the Machine return!

Florence and the Machine, The Anthem, Washington

Florence and the Machine have returned! After a hiatus that left fans bereft, Florence Welch's soulful vocals made a comeback with the latest single Sky Full Of Song, ahead of a June release for new record,...

Prices from: $170

Leon Bridges

The Anthem Oct 3, 2018

Leon Bridges hits the road with sophomore album: Good Thing

Leon Bridges, The Anthem, Washington

The young Texan is going on tour in support of his sophomore album, Good Thing. The gospel and soul singer harks back to an older time, with a strong emphasis on 1960s rhythm and blues. He has gained national...

Prices from: $80

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live

Lisner Auditorium Oct 12, 2018

Jonah, Tom Servo, Crow.T Robot and Gypsy are back!

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live, Lisner Auditorium, Washington

Are you looking to board the Satellite of Love once more for a riff-fest experience like no other? Then seek no further, for the Mystery Science Theater 3000 crew are bringing their unique comedy show...

Prices from: $85

Phil Collins

Verizon Center Oct 7, 2018

Spend one more night with Phil Collins on his Not Dead Yet tour 2018!

Phil Collins, Verizon Center, Washington

Rejoice! It's time to spend another day in paradise with 80s legend Phil Collins as he brings his cheekily titled Not Dead Yet world tour to North America for the first time, marking his first stateside...

Prices from: $115

Simple Minds

9:30 Club Oct 6, 2018

The icons of 80s neo-rock are Alive and Kicking, and on tour!

Simple Minds, 930 Club, Washington

No, we didn't forget about you! Dust off your day-glow 'cause Simple Minds, the icons of 80s neo-rock are Alive and Kicking, and back on tour! With a revised line-up, they're taking on an ambitious global...

Prices from: $90

Trevor Noah

DAR Constitution Hall Oct 19 - 26, 2018

The irrepressible charmer heads back on tour!

Trevor Noah, DAR Constitution Hall, Washington

A truly international man of comedy, the rise of South African-born Noah has been nothing short of stratospheric. The surprise successor to take over from Jon Stewart on the Emmy-winning Daily Show, he...

Prices from: $55

Diana Krall

Warner Theater Oct 9, 2018

Canadian jazz starlet Diana Krall embarks on a new tour!

Diana Krall, Warner Theater, Washington

Canadian jazz starlet Diana Krall embarks on a US tour in support of her new record, Turn Up The Quiet. The album marks the 12th studio release for the singer-songwriter, who has sold over six million...

Prices from: $115


Lincoln Theater Oct 2, 2018

Soulful and skilled song-writer returns!

Hozier, Lincoln Theater, Washington

With a big, soulful voice that plunges to dark, melancholy depths and ascends into wild, fierce howls, Andrew Hozier-Byrne has proved that the hype is justified; the video for his first ever single, "Take...

Prices from: $185

Lord of the Dance - Dangerous Games

The Theater at MGM National Harbor Oct 7, 2018

Irish dancing legend Michale Flatley's fantastic creation on stage!

Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games, The Theater at MGM National Harbor, Washington

From Riverdance to Feet in Flames, Michael Flatley has been dazzling audiences the world over for decades! Now experience his creative dance genius through his grand finale production, Dangerous Games,...

Prices from: $70

Maroon 5

Verizon Center Oct 2, 2018

Don't miss out on the Pop Phenomenon that is Maroon 5!

Maroon 5, Verizon Center, Washington

Maroon 5 are readying their leather jacket in preparation for their 33-date North American tour in support of their latest upcoming album Red Pill Blues. Red Blue Pills is Maroon 5's sixth studio LP! The...

Prices from: $55

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

The Anthem Oct 25, 2018

One of indie-rock's most interesting, continually unique groups returns to North America.

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, The Anthem, Washington

With style that would make the devil jealous, the compelling Nick Cave is one of indie rock's most unique front-men. As the leader of The Bad Seeds, he cuts the figure of a doomed romantic anti-hero, delivering...

Prices from: $75

Nine Inch Nails

The Anthem Oct 9 - 10, 2018

Nine Inch Nails hit the road with latest full length album, Bad Witch!

Nine Inch Nails, The Anthem, Washington

The electronic rockers, Nine Inch Nails, are taking their upcoming ninth studio album 'Bad Witch' onto the road in their Cold and Dark and Infinite tour! The North American tour features rock band The...

Prices from: $75

Chris Stapleton

Jiffy Lube Live Oct 13, 2018

Chris Stapleton heads out for 2018's All-American Road Show!

Chris Stapleton, Jiffy Lube Live, Washington
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Country crooner Chris Stapleton's legacy reaches far beyond Nashville's city limits. Having penned songs for the likes of Adele, Sheryl Crow and Alison Krauss, there's a slim chance that you've not heard...

Prices from: $55

Ben Howard

The Anthem Oct 11, 2018

British folk sensation Ben Howard tours his new album

Ben Howard, The Anthem, Washington

British folk sensation Ben Howard is embarking on a lengthy US tour to promote his brand new record, Noonday Dream. It comes after his highly acclaimed second album, I Forget Where We Were, which revealed...

Prices from: $70


The Anthem Oct 18, 2018

The Scots electronic trio return with their newest album

Chvrches, The Anthem, Washington

The Scottish electronic collective (pronounced 'churches') are back on tour in the wake of their upcoming third studio album Love Is Dead, slated to be released May 25. The trio, led by Lauren Mayberry...

Prices from: $60

Death Cab For Cutie

The Anthem Oct 17, 2018

The Seattle alt-rock icons head out on tour in 2018!

Death Cab For Cutie, The Anthem, Washington

Seattle indie rock collective Death Cab for Cutie's rise from small-time solo project to emotive, Grammy-nominated rock trio is one of the genre's greatest success stories. Don't miss the indie rock pioneers...

Prices from: $65


Lincoln Theater Oct 21 - 22, 2018

Transatlantic alternative rockers Garbage live!

Garbage, Lincoln Theater, Washington

The transatlantic alternative rockers have been going strong since 1993 when they formed in Wisconsin. Comprising Scottish lead singer Shirley Manson and US-native musicians Duke Erikson, Steve Marker...

Prices from: $70

Lykke Li

Lincoln Theater Oct 5, 2018

The Swedish singer-songwriter oozes retro-chic in her music and sense of style

Lykke Li, Lincoln Theater, Washington

Lykke Li is a Swedish singer-songwriter who came to fame in the early 2000s when bloggers stumbled across her MySpace page, taking an instant liking to her indie-rock music and retro-chic sense of style....

Prices from: $55

Maria Bamford

Warner Theater Oct 12, 2018

The powerhouse comedian is hitting the road with her colorful characters and impressions

Maria Bamford, Warner Theater, Washington

Recently lighting up TV and laptop screens around the world with her idiosyncratic Netflix series Lady Dynamite and stand-up special Old Baby, it may surprise some to find out that impression queen Maria...

Prices from: $55

Renee Fleming

Kennedy Center Concert Hall Oct 30, 2018

The iconic soprano live!

Renee Fleming, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington

One of the most beloved and enchanting sopranos to rule the American opera houses, Renee Fleming is a multi-talented performer whose repertoire spans across Barber, Handel, French opera, jazz and even...

Prices from: $55

Robert Fairchild

Terrace Theater Oct 12, 2018

Spend an evening with American in Paris' star Robert Fairchild

Robert Fairchild, Terrace Theater, Washington

Robert Fairchild, a former New York City Ballet principal dancer, stole the hearts of a nation as he starred in Broadway's magical musical, An American In Paris. For one special night join Fairchild as...

Prices from: $70

The Goo Goo Dolls

The Anthem Oct 13, 2018

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of 'Dizzy Up The Girl' with the Goo Goo Dolls.

The Goo Goo Dolls, The Anthem, Washington

The multi-platinum, award-winning band The Goo Goo Dolls are here to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their multi-platinum album! Being one of the most globally respected forces in music, and selling...

Prices from: $65

The Whispers

Birchmere Music Hall Oct 12 - 13, 2018

Enjoy an evening of soulful R&B with The Whispers!

The Whispers, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

If a soulful evening of entertainment, where you can sit back and enjoy some of the hottest R&B old-school hits is what you're after then this event is the place to be! American group The Whispers are...

Prices from: $110

Troye Sivan

The Anthem Oct 4, 2018

The budding young youtube superstar is hitting the road in support of Bloom

Troye Sivan, The Anthem, Washington

It's the age of the Youtube generation, a group of vibrant young people that are finding new avenues for their creativity - take Troye Sivan for example. The South African-born Australian actor-singer...

Prices from: $65

Whose Live Anyway?

Warner Theater Oct 13, 2018

A live comedy show with that good old fashioned Improv/Audience Participation twist!

Whose Live Anyway, Warner Theater, Washington

Whose Live Anyway (originally called A Night of Improv) first appeared in 1999 when it sold out two shows in under three hours to very enthusiastic crowds in Vancouver. Following its initial success, Whose...

Prices from: $60

Lily Tomlin

Kennedy Center Concert Hall Oct 17, 2018

The Grandma star returns to her stand-up roots

Lily Tomlin, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington

Lily Tomlin is currently enjoying another turn in the spotlight with her awards-worthy performance opposite Jane Fonda on Netflix's original series Grace and Frankie. Catch her on tour, performing her...

Prices from: $65

The Fab Faux

The Hamilton Oct 26 - 27, 2018

Without a doubt the most musically satisfying Beatles tribute band on the scene today!

The Fab Faux, The Hamilton, Washington

The Fab Faux are without a doubt the most musically satisfying Beatles tribute band on the scene today. The band have created a buzz among Beatles fans committing to performing live what they feel would...

Prices from: $225

Chris D'Elia

Warner Theater Oct 11, 2018

The Undateable star heads out on tour

Chris DElia, Warner Theater, Washington

Chris D'Elia is best known for leading the stand-up heavy cast of NBC's Undateable, starring as Danny, a guy with some pretty serious commitment issues. He also played opposite Whitney Cummings in her...

Prices from: $65

J. Cole

Verizon Center Oct 8, 2018

The North Carolina rapper tours his latest album, KOD

J Cole, Verizon Center, Washington

North Carolina rapper J. Cole hits the road once again to tour his latest album, KOD. Kicking off in Miami, Florida in August - the 34 date tour will conclude in Boston. Joining him in support on every...

Prices from: $65

Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise

Birchmere Music Hall Oct 17, 2018

Country Music Superstar Wynonna Judd tours the US!

Wynonna Judd The Big Noise, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

Catch five-time Grammy Award winner Wynonna Judd and her band The Big Noise as she tours the US! The American Country Music singer first found fame in the 80's as part of popular mother-daughter duo The...

Prices from: $85

The Moth

Warner Theater Oct 18, 2018

The art of storytelling is alive and well with The Moth

The Moth, Warner Theater, Washington

An American institution, The Moth is devoted to the art of storytelling. A non-profit group, founded in 1997 by George Dawes Green, The Moth holds regular literary events across the country, shows which...

Prices from: $60

Andrew Bird

Kennedy Center Concert Hall Oct 27, 2018

Catch the talented singer and violinist as he performs solo on tour

Andrew Bird, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington

Chicagoan singer and violinist Bird embarks on a solo tour throughout the States. Taking influence from Scottish folk music bluegrass and classical music, his sound samples a myriad of different genres...

Prices from: $150

Chick Corea

Birchmere Music Hall Oct 1, 2018

Few jazz musicians do 'epic' like Chick Corea!

Chick Corea, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

A member of Miles Davis' sixties band, Corea was a key figure at the dawn of the electric jazz fusion movement and is considered to be one of the most influential jazz pianists around.

Prices from: $115

Hermans Hermits

Birchmere Music Hall Oct 7, 2018

Led by original frontman Peter Noone, Herman's Hermits return to US shores on tour

Hermans Hermits, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

Herman's Hermits frontman Peter Noone is hitting the road again and bringing the band's catalog of swinging sixties hits along for the ride! The legendary beat pop outfit reached the height of their success...

Prices from: $80

Joe Russo's Almost Dead

The Anthem Oct 20, 2018

Furthur drummer Joe Russo's ultimate Grateful Dead tribute act

Joe Russos Almost Dead, The Anthem, Washington

After the death of Jerry Garcia in 1995, a deluge of Grateful Dead cover bands rose to pay tribute to their legacy. Considering their cult status amongst fans, its easy to see why such outfits flourish,...

Prices from: $60

Country stars Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker co-headline the Summer Plays Tour

Lady Antebellum with Darius Rucker and Russell Dickerson, Jiffy Lube Live, Washington

What better way to blast away the cobwebbed winter blues with the summery sounds of contemporary country pop juggernaut Lady Antebellum?! The Nashville trio is hitting the road and riding high after the...

Prices from: $40

Liz Phair

9:30 Club Oct 3, 2018

90s indie darling Liz Phair returns with a brand new fall tour after the 25th anniversary of debut album Exile In Guyville

Liz Phair, 930 Club, Washington

In 1993, indie darling Liz Phair was thrust into the international spotlight when her Gold-certified debut album Exile in Guyville was released to much critical acclaim. The feminist singer songwriter's...

Prices from: $35

NF - Nate Feuerstein

The Anthem Oct 14, 2018

Don't miss the Christian rapper on the Perception World Tour

NF Nate Feuerstein, The Anthem, Washington

Rather than letting a broken childhood fuel an endless cycle, rapper Nate Feuerstein, known as NF to his fans, turned to a higher power and channelled his emotions into his music, leaving his mark on both...

Prices from: $55

Tig Notaro

Lincoln Theater Oct 28, 2018

Laid back and very dry comedy from Transparent's Tig

Tig Notaro, Lincoln Theater, Washington

First gaining national recognition for her 2012 recorded album, Live, Tig is one of America's greatest Comedians. Her landmark comedy album, which was recorded a handful of days after she was diagnosed...

Prices from: $195

RuPaul's Drag Race

Lincoln Theater Oct 23, 2018

The Queens Werg the World!

RuPauls Drag Race, Lincoln Theater, Washington

Hold on to your 6-inch heels girls and boys, because the all-star queens of RuPaul's Drag Race are coming! This 2018 Queens Werq the World is their biggest yet. With Michelle Visage at the helm, this concert,...

Prices from: $80

The Jayhawks

Birchmere Music Hall Oct 11, 2018

The infamous Jayhawks head out on tour!

The Jayhawks, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

The Jayhawks were definitely swimming against the tide when they emerged from a crowded Minneapolis music scene halfway through the 1980s. Forging a rootsy sound that wasn't quite rock or country The Jayhawks...

Prices from: $65

Billy Elliot the Musical

Signature Theater Oct 30, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

Electric... seductive, smashingly realized.

Billy Elliot the Musical, Signature Theater, Washington

Little Shop of Horrors

Eisenhower Theater Oct 24 - 28, 2018

...not only sweet, melodic, funny and oddly idealistic, it's even, well, tasty.

Little Shop of Horrors, Eisenhower Theater, Washington

Israel Houghton

The Hamilton Live Oct 3, 2018

Prices from: $40

Ryan Speedo Green

Kennedy Center Terrace Theater Oct 4, 2018

Prices from: $59

Brian Fallon

Sixth & I Synagogue Oct 4, 2018

Prices from: $48

Blitzen Trapper

Rock and Roll Hotel - DC Oct 5, 2018

Prices from: $33

Shemekia Copeland

The Hamilton Live Oct 5, 2018

Prices from: $27

Blackheart Burlesque

Howard Theatre - DC Oct 5, 2018

Prices from: $52

Chelsea Cutler

DC9 Nightclub Oct 6, 2018

Prices from: $86

Colin Quinn

Kennedy Center Terrace Theater Oct 6, 2018

Prices from: $56


9:30 Club Oct 7, 2018

Prices from: $65

Kali Uchis

9:30 Club Oct 9, 2018

Prices from: $64

Slaid Cleaves

Hill Country DC Oct 9, 2018

Prices from: $185

Gad Elmaleh

Lincoln Theatre DC Oct 10, 2018

Prices from: $54


Howard Theatre - DC Oct 10, 2018

Prices from: $84

Bob Moses

9:30 Club Oct 11, 2018

Prices from: $49

Eilen Jewell

The Hamilton Live Oct 11, 2018

Prices from: $26

The Detroit Cobras

Hill Country DC Oct 11, 2018

Prices from: $185

Gruff Rhys

DC9 Nightclub Oct 11, 2018

Prices from: $26

Murder By Death

9:30 Club Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $38


Rock and Roll Hotel - DC Oct 12, 2018

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Madeleine Peyroux

City Winery - Washington DC Oct 11, 2018 - Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $109

Eric Hutchinson

Lincoln Theatre DC Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $42


Howard Theatre - DC Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $42

The Midnight (18+ Event)

U Street Music Hall Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $57

The Milk Carton Kids

Lincoln Theatre DC Oct 13, 2018

Prices from: $64

The Record Company

9:30 Club Oct 13, 2018

Prices from: $47

Morgan James

The Hamilton Live Oct 14, 2018

Prices from: $42

Tyler Childers

9:30 Club Oct 15, 2018

Prices from: $43

Tank and The Bangas

9:30 Club Oct 18, 2018

Prices from: $55

YolanDa Brown

The Hamilton Live Oct 18, 2018

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Southern Culture On the Skids (21+ Event)

Gypsy Sally's Oct 20, 2018

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Big Thief

9:30 Club Oct 21, 2018

Prices from: $36


9:30 Club Oct 22, 2018

Prices from: $54

Fortas Chamber Music

Kennedy Center Terrace Theater Oct 10, 2018 - Oct 23, 2018

Prices from: $47

Hippo Campus

9:30 Club Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $40

Take Me To the River - Dirty Dozen Brass Band

The Hamilton Live Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $64

National Symphony Orchestra

Kennedy Center Concert Hall Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $133

Hey Ocean!

DC9 Nightclub Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $26

Bob Log III

Hill Country DC Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $185

National Symphony Orchestra - Andrew Bird

Kennedy Center Concert Hall Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $143

Dermot Kennedy

Black Cat Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $36


DC9 Nightclub Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $24

Petit Biscuit (18+ Event)

Echostage Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $46

Roky Erickson

Black Cat Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $39


9:30 Club Oct 29, 2018

Prices from: $34

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