Weekend Music Roundup: Yes Giantess, Budos Band, Santana
- Dave Matthews Band. Nationals Park. $75
- Firefall w/ the Steve Palmer Band. The Birchmere. $29.50.
- Silk, SWV, Heads of State, Tape Deck Throwback. DAR Constitution Hall. $59.50-$89.50
- American Idol Live! Jiffy Lube Live. $24.25-$76.50
- The Greencards. Jammin Java. $18
- Enemies of the National Zoo w/ Prezidino, Formula. The Red and The Black. $8. +21
- Summer New Year's Eve Party. Yes Giantess w/ Audio Ammo, DJ Chris Burns, DJ Autorock, DJ Metaphysical, DJ Phil Real. Rock and Roll Hotel. $15-$50. +21
- An Acoustic Evening with the Reserves and Friends w/ Wes Tucker and the Skillets, the Walkaways, the Weathervanes. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12. +21
- Fight the Bear, Overdrive Superthruster. Jammin Java. $10
- The Silver Liners, the Last Monarchs, Primal Static. The Velvet Lounge. $8. +21
- NSO: A Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration. Wolf Trap. $20-$52.
- MSJ Project, Elements of Cosine. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
- Crash Boom Bang w/ Boys Will Be Boys, Mercy Mercedes, Struan Shields, From Coast to Skyline. 9:30 Club. $12. All ages.
- The Budos Band w/ Funk Ark. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
- HEALTH, Yip Yip, True Womanhood. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12. All ages.
- Bliss w/ Will Eastman, Dominique Keegan, Andrew Jaye. U Street Music Hall. $10. +18
- Fool's Gold w/ the Tony Castles, Loose Lips. DC9. $12. +18
- Tommy Emmanuel w/ Troy Cassar-Daley. GWU's Lisner Auditorium. $35.
- Michael Franks w/ Beth Nielsen Chapman. The Birchmere. $45.
- Midnight Hike w/ the Jones, Sol Bandits. The Red and The Black. $8. +21.
- Middle Distance Runner w/ Death By Sexy, Cobra Collective. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12. +21
- Five Four, Pearl and the Beard, We Are the Southern Baptists. The Velvet Lounge. $8. +21
- Sing Me Insomnia w/ Mercury In Summer, A Letter to You. Jammin Java. $12
- Liz Bellon Memorial Support Rockfest. Dreaming of Eden, the Wrecking Crew, Zone 13, Hightest. Jaxx. $10. All ages.
- Big Tow, Bluestone. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
- Santana w/ Steve Winwood. Jiffy Lube Live. $25.50-$95.50.
- Dick Valentine. Black Cat. $10. All ages.
- Tanya Morgan w/ the KickDrums. DC9. $12. +18
- Burlesque-A-Pades! Summer of Love. The Birchmere. $29.50.
- Moonpie w/ Boy Without God, Cigarette. The Red and The Black. $6. +21
- Techniquelle w/ Subtle Body, the Independent. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10. +21
- NSO National Trustees' NSO Summer Music institute Orchestra. Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Free
- Vanna, Lions Lions, My Ransomed Soul, She Wolf, Kid Liberty, We Are Defiance, When Day Breaks, A Prophet of Lies, From The Eyes of Poseidon. Jaxx. $10. All ages.
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