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Washington National Opera: La Boheme

Kennedy Center Opera House May 13 - 28, 2023

A new production from the WNO

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

Following the lives of four young bohemians as they fight, fantasize and fall in (and out) of love in the face of poverty, La Boheme is widely regarded as one of Puccini's greatest works, spawning myriad...

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Shear Madness

Kennedy Center Theater Lab Open Run

Going strong for three decades

Shear Madness, Kennedy Center Theater Lab, Washington
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An American theatre institution, Shear Madness is the longest running non-musical show in American history. It's been running in Boston at the Charles Playhouse for over 30 years, and has enjoyed hugely...

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National Theater May 16 - 28, 2023

Don't miss the first official tour of the Broadway smash hit Beetlejuice!

Beetlejuice, National Theater, Washington
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Calling all guys, gals, and ghouls! Beetlejuice The Musical is heading out on a hotly anticipated tour across North America. Beginning performances in April 2019 at the Winter Garden Theatre, the outrageous...

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Shout Sister Shout

Fords Theater Until May 14, 2023

Meet the true creator of rock and roll music!

Shout Sister Shout, Fords Theater, Washington

An uplifting celebration of the the godmother of rock and roll herself, the life of Sister Rosetta Sharp gets the musical biopic treatment this summer! Created and directed by the man behind smash hit...

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Swan Lake

Hylton Performing Arts Center May 19 - 21, 2023

The world's most treasured ballet!

Swan Lake, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Washington

Considering that Swan Lake's first outing in Bolshi, Moscow was given less than complimentary notices, ('neither the ballet nor its ballerina were well received'), Swan Lake has gone on to conquer the...

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Evgeny Kissin

Kennedy Center Concert Hall May 10 - 11, 2023

The prodigious classical pianist returns to stage!

Evgeny Kissin, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington

The Russian-British-Israeli classical pianist first found fame as a child prodigy and went on to have a far-reaching career performing his best-known interpretations of Romantic Era works, particularly...

Prices from: $110

Nick Offerman

The Theater at MGM National Harbor May 26 - 27, 2023

Nick Offerman is taking his fantastic moustache on the road again!

Nick Offerman, The Theater at MGM National Harbor, Washington

Nick Offerman is a man of many talents - an actor, a comedian, and a passionate woodworker. Best known for his role as Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreation, Offerman became involved in Chicago's improv...

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Leanne Morgan

Capital One Hall May 6 - 7, 2023

Leanne Morgan's Big Panty Tour

Leanne Morgan, Capital One Hall, Washington

Southern Belle and comedian Leanne Morgan infuses her stand-up comedy with funny and relatable tales of navigating life, motherhood and being a wife. Her 'Big Panty' Tour shows how the mother of three...

Prices from: $65

Amy Grant

Birchmere Music Hall May 2 - 9, 2023

Amy Grant brings her award winning music to you!

Amy Grant, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

Ever since bursting on the scene as a young teenager in 1976, Grammy award-winning Amy Grant has built a long, successful career on music that comes from her heart, and matters. This year sees her bringing...

Prices from: $120

Kountry Wayne

Warner Theater May 12 - 13, 2023

Wayne heads out on his Help Is On The Way tour!

Kountry Wayne, Warner Theater, Washington

Get ready for a crazy and funny night as Wayne Coller, AKA Kountry Wayne heads to venues across the country on his latest tour, 'Help Is On The Way'! After going viral back in 2014, Wayne's career has...

Prices from: $60

Michael Blackson

DC Improv May 25 - 28, 2023

Catch the talented actor, writer and comedian live on stage!

Michael Blackson, DC Improv, Washington

Michael Blackson has been named as one of the most original stand-up comics in the country after making a name for himself in Ice Cube's hit comedy film, 'Next Friday'. Having been inspired by the incredible...

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Quinn XCII

Echostage May 9 - 10, 2023

The rising star of pop heads out on huge headlining tour!

Quinn XCII, Echostage, Washington

Remember Quinn XCII's name as you're going to be hearing it a lot in 2023. After the release of his debut album, The Story Of Us, in 2017 the Detroit born sing-songwriter has been making musical waves...

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Sabrina Carpenter

The Anthem May 14 - 15, 2023

Sabrina Carpenter extends her Emails I Can't Send tour into 2023!

Sabrina Carpenter, The Anthem, Washington

Singer-songwriter Sabrina Carpenter is hitting the road once again in 2023 on the second leg of her Emails I Can't Send tour! The tour, which kicked off in 2022, came in support of her recently released...

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Straight Up with Stassi

9:30 Club May 9 - 10, 2023

Join Stassi Schroeder on her new tour, The Mommy Dearest.

Straight Up with Stassi, 930 Club, Washington

Stassi Schroeder Clark is a woman with many talents. The 34-year-old powerhouse is a reality television star, fashion blogger, podcast host, model, author and now 'mommy'. These are just some of the talents...

Prices from: $185

Stuff You Should Know

Warner Theater May 4 - 5, 2023

Join Josh and Chuck live!

Stuff You Should Know, Warner Theater, Washington

Since 2008, Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant have been enlightening those eager for knowledge of the world around them on Stuff You Should Know, a bi-weekly podcast from the Discovery network. From icebergs...

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Dino Ranch Live

Capital One Hall May 5 - 6, 2023

The beloved show comes to life in this brand new stage production

Dino Ranch Live, Capital One Hall, Washington

Lassos at the ready - Dino Ranch live is coming to town! The beloved preschool animation will be presented anew in this exciting live stage show, heading to stages across the country this year. In another...

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Caroline Polachek

The Anthem May 19 - 20, 2023

Taking to the road on The Spiraling Tour

Caroline Polachek, The Anthem, Washington

Caroline Polachek is spiraling - onto stages across the country that is! Don't miss this avant-garde experimental popster as she takes 'The Spiraling Tour' on the road. With a TikTok viral song in her...

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Goth Babe

The Anthem May 6 - 7, 2023

The indie rock musician packs up his truck for The Lola Tour

Goth Babe, The Anthem, Washington

Pacific Northwester Goth Babe, A.K.A Griff Washburn is packing up his truck and bringing his indie rock beats to stages across the country on his first North American jaunt. Titled The Lola Tour, expect...

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Kali Uchis

The Anthem May 9 - 10, 2023

The rising star heads out on her Red Moon In Venus tour!

Kali Uchis, The Anthem, Washington

Since her debut mixtape took the industry by storm in 2012, Kali Uchis has carved a unique and flourishing career, quickly becoming one of the most promising names in the industry. Dubbed as 'genre-defying',...

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The Flaming Lips

The Anthem May 25 - 26, 2023

The Flaming Lips are hitting the road once again.

The Flaming Lips, The Anthem, Washington

Psychedelic provocateurs The Flaming Lips are no strangers to the weird and wonderful. With their astral soundscapes peppered with whimsy and humor to their Merry Prankster-esque on-stage antics, the band...

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The National

The Anthem May 23 - 25, 2023

The driving indie influencers head out on the road in 2023!

The National, The Anthem, Washington

Grammy-winning icons of indie rock The National have declared 2023 theirs, announcing a brand new tour. Not only that they are set to release their new album 'First Two Pages of Frankenstein' in April...

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Tom Jones

The Theater at MGM National Harbor May 19 - 20, 2023

The Sex Bomb is back.

Tom Jones, The Theater at MGM National Harbor, Washington

The pride of Wales, Tom Jones has been performing for over 50 years, with a staggering back catalogue of classic hits to his name. From his early hits like 'Delilah' and 'It's Not Unusual' through his...

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TXT - Tomorrow X Together

Capital One Arena May 16 - 17, 2023

Don't miss these K-Pop heroes on tour

TXT Tomorrow X Together, Capital One Arena, Washington

Calling all Moas! TXT (Tomorrow x Together) are back on tour! After their debut back in 2019 whizzing to the top of the one on the Gaon Album Chart and Billboard World Albums Chart, establishing themselves...

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Janet Jackson

Jiffy Lube Live May 6 - 7, 2023

Together Again Tour!

Janet Jackson, Jiffy Lube Live, Washington

Don't miss pop legend, Janet Jackson, as she takes to the road in 2023. Following the release of her legendary album, Rhythm Nation 1814, Jackson became one of the undisputed pop princesses, a legacy...

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The Wood Brothers

The Anthem May 20 - 21, 2023

Folk-rock trio The Wood Brothers head out on tour again!

The Wood Brothers, The Anthem, Washington

Folk-rock trio The Wood Brothers set off on another set of live dates in 2022 in support of their self-produced and self-recorded album, 'One Drop of Truth'. Catch Oliver, Chris and Jano as they bring...

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David Cross

Lincoln Theater May 4 - 5, 2023

David Cross heads out on the Worst Daddy In The World tour 2023!

David Cross, Lincoln Theater, Washington

Many know him as the kooky never-nude Tobias Funke from the cult classic show Arrested Development, or as the titular character in black comedy The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, but David...

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Coheed and Cambria

The Fillmore Silver Spring May 1 - 2, 2023

Coheed and Cambria on Neverender: No World For The Waking Mindin!

Coheed and Cambria, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

Alternative rock wizards Coheed and Cambria are back and hitting the road on a new tour 'Neverender: No World For The Waking Mindin' starting in Spring 2023. The tour will start off at The Norva, Norfolk...

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Jon Anderson

Capital One Hall May 3 - 4, 2023

Five decades in the business and shows no sign of slowing down!

Jon Anderson, Capital One Hall, Washington

Jon Anderson, an English musician who is best known as the lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes. He is also an accomplished solo artist, and has collaborated with the Greek musician Vangelis, as...

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Josh Ritter

Lincoln Theater May 17 - 18, 2023

Named in 2006 as one of the 100 Greatest Living Songwriters

Josh Ritter, Lincoln Theater, Washington

Named in 2006 as one of the 100 Greatest Living Songwriters, Josh Ritter's work is reminiscent of Leonard Cohen and has seen this exceptionally talented artist go from strength to strength since the release...

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Martin Sexton

Birchmere Music Hall May 6 - 7, 2023

Selling pencils in a ball-point world

Martin Sexton, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

Singer/songwriter Martin Sexton has been hailed by Billboard as "the finest new male singer/songwriter of recent memory," as well as "a vocalist of amazing proficiency and sensual conviction." Sexton found...

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New Pornographers

9:30 Club May 19 - 21, 2023

Canadian indie rock royalty tour once more

New Pornographers, 930 Club, Washington

When it comes to hook-heavy, euphoric power pop, it doesn't get better than The New Pornographers. Led by A.C. Newman, a songwriter seemingly capable of summoning up instantly earwormy melodies on a whim,...

Prices from: $45

The Lone Bellow

Birchmere Music Hall May 23 - 24, 2023

Brooklyn-based alt country trio The Lone Bellow hit the road again on the Love Songs For Losers Tour

The Lone Bellow, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

The beginnings of Brooklyn-based trio The Lone Bellow flowed from founding member Zach Williams pen as a response to personal tragedy following his wife's temporary paralysis after a horse-riding accident....

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The Wallflowers

Birchmere Music Hall May 1 - 2, 2023

Rock band The Wallflowers hit the road!

The Wallflowers, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

Grab your leather jackets, and get ready to rock! American rock band The Wallflowers are hitting the road and bringing their epic sound to you! The line-up consists of Steve Mackey on bass, Stanton Adcock...

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VV - Ville Valo

The Fillmore Silver Spring May 7 - 8, 2023

HIM's Ville Valo embarks on first solo tour!

VV Ville Valo, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

Ville Valo, frontman of Finnish gothic-rock heavyweights HIM, is embarking a huge solo tour of North America in 2023. The run will follow the release of the singer's debut solo album under his new VV moniker....

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Kem, Ledisi, Musiq Soulchild

DAR Constitution Hall May 5 - 7, 2023

Get Ready to Soul-Search at This R&B Concert!

Kem Ledisi Musiq Soulchild, DAR Constitution Hall, Washington

You're invited to experience the Soul of the future! Soulful legends Kem and Ledisi reunite as they embark on their 2023 US tour, Soul II Soul, in February. What's more, they will be supported by R&B singer-songwriter...

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The Anthem May 10, 2023

The incredible Seal takes new album, Standards, on tour!

Seal, The Anthem, Washington

British soul sensation Seal is hitting the road in celebration of three decades since the release of their debut and follow-up album, 'Seal' and 'Seal II'. The multi-award singing legend will be performing...

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Boz Scaggs

National Theater May 13 - 14, 2023

An accomplished guitarist across blues, jazz rock and R&B!

Boz Scaggs, National Theater, Washington

Boz Scaggs is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He rose to fame in the 1970s with several Top 20 Hits in the United States along with the #2 album Silk Degrees. Scaggs continued to write and...

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9:30 Club May 2 - 4, 2023

Back on in the US for the first time in eight years

Placebo, 930 Club, Washington

90s/00s emo indie rock pioneers Placebo are back, plotting their first live shows in North America for nearly a decade in support of their eighth studio album 'Never Let Me Go'. Formed in London in 1994...

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The Backseat Lovers

The Anthem May 30 - 31, 2023

Catch The Backseat Lovers on tour!

The Backseat Lovers, The Anthem, Washington

Here's your chance to see one of the hottest new bands on the scene, as The Backseat Lovers head out on a tour of North America! The Provo, Utah-based four-piece exploded onto the indie world stage with...

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The Sisters of Mercy

The Fillmore Silver Spring May 10 - 11, 2023

Back stateside for the first time in 15 years!

The Sisters of Mercy, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

English rockers The Sisters of Mercy take to the road once, bringing the hits to stages across the country for the first time in 15 years! Led by founder Andrew Eldritch, fans can expect to hear a smorgasbord...

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The Walkmen

9:30 Club May 23 - 27, 2023

The Walkmen reunite for a huge tour!

The Walkmen, 930 Club, Washington

Indie-rock band The Walkmen are back for the first time in a decade, reuniting for a hugely anticipated tour of North America, including multi-date residencies in New York, Washington, Chicago and Philadelphia!...

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Turnpike Troubadours

Capital One Arena May 5 - 6, 2023

Red Dirt music's brightest band

Turnpike Troubadours, Capital One Arena, Washington

Hailing from Oklahoma, Turnpike Troubadours are Red Dirt music's brightest name. In a Country world increasingly ruled by Bro boys and shiny Spring Break anthems, the Troubadours bring the genre right...

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Watch What Crappens

Lincoln Theater May 13 - 14, 2023

Don't miss the popular reality TV podcast on its hotly anticipated live tour

Watch What Crappens, Lincoln Theater, Washington

If you can't get enough of Vanderpump Rules, Hollywood Medium and the various iterations of The Real Housewives, then Watch What Crappens is the podcast you've been missing in your life. With over 2.5...

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Bryson Tiller

The Fillmore Silver Spring May 23 - 24, 2023

Hip hop and RnB Bryson Tiller is hitting the road again!

Bryson Tiller, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

R&B star Bryson Djuan Tiller is getting ready to head on tour for the first time in 6 years! The 'Back And I'm Better' tour plans to hit the road this spring, visiting over 25 cities across the US. With...

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Citizen Cope

9:30 Club May 10 - 11, 2023

Citizen Cope hits the road

Citizen Cope, 930 Club, Washington

Citizen Cope has been pursuing his laid-back brand of hip-hop-inflected rock for over a decade now. He began his music career as a DJ for Washington rap collective Basehead, and his RnB inclinations have...

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Cowboy Junkies

Birchmere Music Hall May 8 - 9, 2023

The shoegazing alt-country outfit is heading out on tour

Cowboy Junkies, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

The Cowboy Junkies heady blend of folk, country, and blues with a dreamy pop quality lies at the intersection between the old school Americana legends and the new school of poetic, hazy rock championed...

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The Fillmore Silver Spring May 28 - 29, 2023

Bringing their unique brand of pirate metal to you!

Alestorm, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

Alestorm are setting sail for North America this summer, bringing with them their treasure trove of anthemic pirate metal, including hits from their epic seventh studio album, the aptly titled Seventh...

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Hippie Sabotage

Echostage May 18 - 19, 2023

Hippie Sabotage hit the road on the Trailblazer tour!

Hippie Sabotage, Echostage, Washington

Powerhouse EDM duo Hippie Sabotage hit the road again for their Trailblazer Tour! Comprised of brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer Hippie Sabotage are one of the many musical acts who have taken to YouTube...

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9:30 Club May 5 - 6, 2023

Join this rising star as she heads out on tour!

Yaeji, 930 Club, Washington

Brooklyn based Yaeji certainly dances to her own beat, moving around the globe throughout her formative years the Korean DJ turned to the internet for solace and in return discovered a plethora of music,...

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Hiatus Kaiyote

The Fillmore Silver Spring May 2 - 3, 2023

Hiatus Kaiyote is the future of soul!

Hiatus Kaiyote, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

Melbourne natives and Future Soul innovators Hiatus Kaiyote describe their sound as "multi-dimensional", "polyrhythmic" and "gangster" - their love of genre-bending and blending certainly does make it...

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Smokey Robinson

The Theater at MGM National Harbor May 20 - 21, 2023

Smokey's golden R&B mine continues to yield gems.

Smokey Robinson, The Theater at MGM National Harbor, Washington

A legendary, primary figure associated with Motown, the sensational Smokey Robinson is one of the definitive American soul voices, his consistent commercial success and creative contributions to the label...

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City And Colour

Warner Theater May 16 - 17, 2023

City and Colour on tour!

City And Colour, Warner Theater, Washington

City and Colour is the solo moniker of Dallas Green, guitarist and singer for the Canadian punk band Alexisonfire. With City and Colour, Green brings melodically driven lyricism to acoustic guitar performances....

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The Fillmore Silver Spring May 29 - 30, 2023

Don't miss the talented solo artist live!

Grandson, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

Jordan Edward Benjamin aka Grandson is heading out on tour! The New Jersey singer-songwriter's electronic-rock anthems for a politically disenfranchised generation has seen a meteoric rise to stardom across...

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Hippo Campus

The Anthem May 26 - 27, 2023

Minnesotan indie rockers Hippo Campus tour

Hippo Campus, The Anthem, Washington

Indie rock ain't dead and bands like Hippo Campus are proving its alive, kicking and evolving to new heights! Formed in 2013 when frontman Jake Luppen, guitarist Nathan Stocker, bassist Zach Sutton and...

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

The Anthem May 3 - 4, 2023

Indie rock icons Yeah Yeah Yeahs live

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Anthem, Washington

Venerated Garage punk revivalists Yeah Yeah Yeahs have been an indelible part of the New York City indie rock landscape ever since the release of their seminal debut album Fever To Tell in 2003. Making...

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Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan

Warner Theater May 19 - 20, 2023

Don't miss this opportunity to see the best Mariachi in the world!

Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan, Warner Theater, Washington

Catch the Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan as they hit the road on the 'Mexicano Desde La Raiz World Tour'! The 10-city tour will kick off this Spring starting in Fresno before wrapping up in Vancouver. This...

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Raheem Devaughn

Birchmere Music Hall Until May 4, 2023

The King of Contemporary R&B hits the road

Raheem Devaughn, Birchmere Music Hall, Washington

Paying his dues in Washington D.C's underground R&B scene, soulful crooner Raheem DeVaughn is living proof that R&B artists can be progressive and traditional at the same time, making their own success...

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Jill Scott

The Theater at MGM National Harbor May 11 - 15, 2023

A consummate performer with powerhouse vocals!

Jill Scott, The Theater at MGM National Harbor, Washington

Without a doubt, Jill Scott is the reigning queen of RnB and Neo-Soul. The Philadelphia native has developed a no-holds-barred, honest and uniquely poetic brand of soul music and it's her smoky and emotionally...

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Get The Led Out - Tribute Band

Warner Theater May 5 - 6, 2023

They will take you on a journey through the annals of Rock and Roll's greatest band that you won't ever forget.

Get The Led Out Tribute Band, Warner Theater, Washington

The Urban Dictionary defines as 'Getting the Led out' as: 'It basically means that you are rocking out to some Led Zeppelin which is probably the best band ever to grace our Earth.' On a mission to bring...

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The Fillmore Silver Spring May 18 - 19, 2023

The German power metal legends hit the road with HammerFall

Helloween, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington

Experience the fire and fury of one of the greatest power metal bands to emerge in the 80s during Helloween's latest tour with special guests HammerFall! The German metal legends are hitting the road with...

Prices from: $90

Anuel AA

Capital One Arena May 20, 2023

A true pioneer returns to take the throne!

Anuel AA, Capital One Arena, Washington

Prices from: $110

Be Our Guest: The Disney DJ Night

Howard Theatre May 19 - 20, 2023

The perfect party for a 90s kid!

Be Our Guest The Disney DJ Night, Howard Theatre, Washington

Prices from: $55

Crowded House

The Anthem May 21 - 22, 2023

The Crowdies are back on the road!

Crowded House, The Anthem, Washington

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Gary Numan

The Fillmore Silver Spring May 3 - 4, 2023

The grandfather of electronica is far from slowing down!

Gary Numan, The Fillmore Silver Spring, Washington


Girls Gotta Eat

Warner Theater May 13 - 14, 2023

On the road again!

Girls Gotta Eat, Warner Theater, Washington

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Jeff Ross

DC Improv May 18 - 21, 2023

The Roastmaster General continues to tour to great acclaim

Jeff Ross, DC Improv, Washington


Madagascar: The Musical

Capital One Hall May 26 - 27, 2023

Alex and co hit the stage in this musical adventure

Madagascar The Musical, Capital One Hall, Washington


Russian Ballet Theatre - Swan Lake

Hylton Performing Arts Center May 19 - 22, 2023

Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina lovingly retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of the ballet and adds her vision and something more that undoubtedly will leave audiences flushed with emotion.

Russian Ballet Theatre Swan Lake, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Washington

Prices from: $50

Seven Lions

Echostage May 5 - 7, 2023

A new era of EDM

Seven Lions, Echostage, Washington

Prices from: $55

The Avett Brothers

Wolf Trap May 25 - 28, 2023

Infectious American folk-rock

The Avett Brothers, Wolf Trap, Washington


Village People

Hollywood Casino at The Meadows May 20, 2023

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