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Dance
Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$15–$30
Funk & R&B
Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$100
Classical
Sunday, May 3 at 4 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$30–$50
Classical
Sunday, May 3 at 4 p.m.
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$15–$30
Folk
Sunday, May 3 at 6 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Dance
Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m.
Weinberg Center for the Arts -
20 West Patrick Street, Frederick
$12–$20
Jazz
Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 3 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$30
Books
Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m.
The poets discuss their new work; Ali reads from Trouble Sleeping and Dargan reads from Honest Engine.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, May 3 at 12 p.m.
The authors investigate the roles of African Americans in the early days of NASA in We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans In the Space Program.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m.
The author won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North, which tells the story of Australian soldiers who were captured by the Japanese during World War II and forced to build the Thai-Burma Death Bridge.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, May 3 at 5 p.m.
In The Chapel, Downing tells the story of Elizabeth, a widower who travels to Italy and resists its charms until she encounters a stranger who helps change her priorities.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, May 3 at 4:30 p.m.
The author and poet, known for her poem "Praise Song for the Day," which she read at President Obama's first inauguration, reads from The Light of the World, her new memoir about the sudden death of her husband and her new life as a single mother.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m.
10 female authors read from their favorite pieces of crime fiction at this celebration of the noir genre.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
$30–$35
Rock
Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m. and Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Sunday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Rock
Sunday, May 3 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Rock
Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Gospel
Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$100
Rock
Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Classical
Sunday, May 3 at 6 p.m.
Free
Museums
March 30—May 31
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
April 28—April 28
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
Museums
March 10—March 11
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Theater
Oct. 1—Dec. 31
$48
Theater
April 23—May 17
$20–$50
Museums
March 8—May 25
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
May 11—Aug. 2
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
Aug. 30—June 7
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 22—May 31
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Oct. 18—June 14
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 22—May 31
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Dec. 13—June 14
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Dec. 20—Dec. 20
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
July 25—July 26
National Air and Space Museum -
700 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—June 14
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
Free
Museums
June 24—June 21
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 17—May 8
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Museums
Sept. 26—Aug. 9
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 26—July 5
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Theater
April 10—May 3
1st Stage -
1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean
$15–$28
Theater
April 3—May 3
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$55–$100
Theater
April 24—June 7
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$110
Theater
April 23—May 24
$20–$45
Theater
March 13—May 20
Ford's Theatre -
511 10th St. NW
$27–$69
Theater
April 16—May 10
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$20–$50
Theater
April 15—May 10
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$18–$75
Theater
April 17—May 17
$15–$30
Theater
April 29—May 17
Rep Stage at Howard Community College -
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$15–$40
Theater
April 8—May 3
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Theater
April 15—May 10
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$50
Theater
May 1—May 23
$15
Theater
April 10—May 3
The Hub Theatre at John Swayze Theatre -
9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax
$20–$30
Galleries
April 11—June 27
Adamson Gallery -
1515 14th St. NW, Suite 202
Free
Galleries
April 18—June 27
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
March 7—July 26
Mosaic -
2910 District Ave., Fairfax
Free
Galleries
April 15—July 31
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
April 16—May 31
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
March 16—May 9
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 30
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
April 4—May 3
The Fridge -
Rear Alley, 516 Eighth St. SE
Free
Galleries
March 25—May 3
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Galleries
April 16—July 3
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
Free
Galleries
April 16—July 3
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 30
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
April 2—May 3
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 21
Morton Fine Art -
1781 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Jan. 26—Oct. 25
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 2—Nov. 15
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
Feb. 19—July 7
Art Museum of the Americas -
201 18th St. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 10—Sept. 30
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
$5
Museums
March 19—Aug. 23
Folger Shakespeare Library -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
Free
Museums
March 7—Sept. 6
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Feb. 15—June 7
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens -
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
$5–$15
Museums
March 13—May 15
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
$10
Museums
Feb. 12—July 25
Library of Congress James Madison Building -
101 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Museums
March 6—Jan. 10
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Jan. 24—Aug. 30
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
March 21—Dec. 27
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
March 2—June 12
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
May 3—July 26
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
March 25—Oct. 11
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Museums
Jan. 14—Dec. 29
National Museum of the American Indian -
4th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
May 1—Aug. 16
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Museums
March 13—Jan. 10
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 13—June 28
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
Feb. 7—May 10
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Feb. 7—May 10
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Feb. 27—Aug. 2
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
April 3—Aug. 30
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
April 24—Sept. 7
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Galleries
April 9—June 14
$50
Theater
Jan. 4—Dec. 27
American Poetry Museum -
716 Monroe St. #25
$15–$20
Museums
Oct. 4—Aug. 30
American Visionary Art Museum -
800 Key Highway, Baltimore
$9.95–$15.95
Theater
March 26—June 24
$19–$49
Galleries
April 20—June 12
Tate Gallery of Christ Congregational Church -
9525 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
Free
Theater
April 17—May 10
Anacostia Arts Center -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
$22
Galleries
April 18—June 11
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
May 2—July 4
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
April 25—May 30
Civilian Art Projects -
1019 7th St. NW
Free
Galleries
April 24—June 14
DC Arts Center -
2438 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 30
Flashpoint Gallery -
916 G St. NW
Free
Galleries
April 17—July 11
Old Print Gallery -
1220 31st St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 2—May 31
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 31
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
April 29—May 31
Washington Printmakers Gallery -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
Free
Museums
April 4—Sept. 7
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
$5
Jazz
Sunday, May 3, Sunday, May 10, Sunday, May 17, Sunday, May 24 & Sunday, May 31 at 9:30 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Books
Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m.
Tolan reads from Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land, the story of a Palestinian musician who made a career as a member of Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan orchestra and later returned to Palestine to open a music school.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m.
The author investigates the origins of DNA in The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic Code.
Busboys and Poets Brookland -
625 Monroe St. NE
Free
Books
Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m.
Berry and DeJesus, who escaped after being kidnapped for more than 10 years, share their story of survival with Washington Post journalists Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan in the memoir Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland.
Free
Books
Monday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m.
The author discusses his latest novel, The Dig, with critic John Wilwol.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m.
The actress and activist reads from her new book, Whatever...Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves.
$17–$38
Rock
Monday, May 4 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Monday, May 4 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$40–$65
Rock
Monday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Jazz
Monday, May 4 at 6 p.m.
Free
Funk & R&B
Monday, May 4, Monday, May 11, Monday, May 18 & Monday, May 25 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Free
Classical
Tuesday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center -
51 Mannakee St., Rockville
Free
Rock
Tuesday, May 5 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Rock
Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$49
Rock
Tuesday, May 5 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$58.50–$93.50
Books
Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.
The longtime news commentator reads from her new book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848–1868.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Authors who have published work with the local publishing company read from their short stories and novels at this annual showcase.
Busboys and Poets Brookland -
625 Monroe St. NE
Free
Books
Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Tennesen postulates about what the Earth could look like after its next extinction event in The Next Species.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, May 6 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Tuesday, May 5 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Tuesday, May 5 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Classical
Tuesday, May 5 at 6 p.m.
Free
Theater
May 5—May 17
No Rules Theatre Company at Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$15–$34
Galleries
May 5—July 3
Goethe-Institut Washington -
812 7th St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, May 5, Tuesday, May 12, Tuesday, May 19 & Tuesday, May 26 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Free
Jazz
Tuesday, May 5, Tuesday, May 12, Tuesday, May 19 & Tuesday, May 26 at 9:30 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Dance
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, May 10 at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m.
$30–$125
World
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center -
51 Mannakee St., Rockville
Free
Folk
Wednesday, May 6 at 8 p.m.
$20–$23
Classical
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Vocal
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
$15–$20
Books
Wednesday, May 6 at 7 p.m.
The author sets his first novel, The Sympathizer, in the last days before the collapse of Saigon and follows a group of upper-class Vietnamese refugees as they begin new lives in the U.S.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Historian Davis discusses and reads from his new work, The Hidden History of America at War.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Rock
Wednesday, May 6 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Electronic
Wednesday, May 6 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Classical
Wednesday, May 6 at 6 p.m.
Free
Theater
May 6—June 7
MetroStage -
1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria
$50–$55
Theater
May 6—May 31
Anacostia Playhouse -
2020 Shannon Place SE
$20–$35
Theater
May 6—May 31
$25–$45
Rock
Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$22
Folk
Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$22
Comedy
Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 8 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 8 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 9 at 10:30 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$22
Country
Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
Books
Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m.
The author explores the reasons behind internment camps in his new chronicle Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12–$14
Rock
Thursday, May 7 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Jazz
Thursday, May 7 at 9 p.m.
Dukem Bar and Restaurant -
1114 U St. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Thursday, May 7 at 10:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Rock
Thursday, May 7 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Galleries
May 7—June 7
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Theater
May 7—May 24
$15–$25
Galleries
May 7—June 21
Capitol Skyline Hotel -
10 I St. SW
Free
Galleries
May 7—June 20
Capitol Skyline Hotel -
10 I St. SW
Free
World
Thursday, May 7, Thursday, May 14, Thursday, May 21 & Thursday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Free
Jazz
Thursday, May 7, Thursday, May 14, Thursday, May 21 & Thursday, May 28 at 9:30 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Jazz
Friday, May 8 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Blues
Friday, May 8 at 9 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Hip-Hop
Friday, May 8 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10–$12
Galleries
May 8—June 26
Vivid Solutions Gallery -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
May 8—June 26
Honfleur Gallery -
1241 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Museums
May 8—May 8
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Jazz
Friday, May 8, Friday, May 15, Friday, May 22 & Friday, May 29 at 11 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Classical
Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$14–$20
Jazz
Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$20–$29
World
Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m.
Publick Playhouse -
5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly,
$20
Rock
Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$45–$75
Blues
Saturday, May 9 at 9 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Film
Saturday, May 9 at 6 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$10–$30
Comedy
Saturday, May 9 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$20
Film
Saturday, May 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 9 at 9 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$18
Classical
Saturday, May 9 at 2 p.m.
$35
Books
Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Visiting poet Hoffman and former Northern Virginia Community College professor Herrington read from their recent work at this gathering.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Galleries
May 9—May 31
The Fridge -
Rear Alley, 516 Eighth St. SE
Free
Galleries
May 9—June 6
Anacostia Arts Center -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
May 9—June 13
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Jazz
Saturday, May 9, Saturday, May 16, Saturday, May 23 & Saturday, May 30 at 11 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Jazz
Sunday, May 10 at 6 p.m.
Free
Classical
Sunday, May 10 at 4 p.m.
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$15–$30
Gospel
Sunday, May 10 at 10 a.m., Sunday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$45
Comedy
Sunday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$35
Vocal
Sunday, May 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Saint Luke Catholic Church -
7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean
$20–$30
Museums
May 11—Nov. 13
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Rock
Tuesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$25
Film
Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Rock
Tuesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Books
Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Romance novelist Robuck reads from her latest work, The House of Hawthorne.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Theater
May 12—June 21
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$37–$75
Theater
May 12—June 28
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$29–$95
Dance
Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.
$41–$135
Folk
Wednesday, May 13 at 8 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$22–$35
Country
Wednesday, May 13 at 9 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Free
Theater
May 13—June 21
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$22–$65
Theater
May 13—June 21
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Theater
May 13—June 21
Synetic Theater at Crystal City -
1800 South Bell St., Arlington
$10–$50
Jazz
Thursday, May 14 at 12 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$12
Rock
Thursday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$45.50–$73.50
Books
Thursday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Albee explains fashion to children in her new volume, Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History .
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$49.50
Jazz
Thursday, May 14 at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 14 at 10 p.m., Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 15 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 10 p.m., Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Dance
Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$35–$55
Comedy
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$22
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$18
Jazz
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$20–$30
Folk
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Classical
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m.
$20–$32
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Austrian Cultural Forum -
3524 International Court NW
Free
Jazz
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25–$35
Dance
Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$35–$55
Country
Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Jazz
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m. and Friday, May 15 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$20–$25
Electronic
Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$40
Electronic
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10–$15
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Folk
Friday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Country
Friday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15
Folk
Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.
$12–$20
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$15
Country
Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$17
Comedy
Friday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$5
Jazz
Friday, May 15 at 6 p.m.
Free
Vocal
Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$25–$59
Jazz
Friday, May 15 at 11 a.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$17
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12–$15
Electronic
Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
$10
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$18
Jazz
Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m., Friday, May 15 at 11 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 16 at 11 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Friday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Rock
Friday, May 15 at 10 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Comedy
Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$5
World
Friday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$29–$159
Theater
May 15—May 16
Joe's Movement Emporium -
3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier
$20–$25
Dance
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$15–$30
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$15
Vocal
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
$22–$28
Dance
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$15–$30
Funk & R&B
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$15
Country
Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Comedy
Saturday, May 16 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Hip-Hop
Saturday, May 16 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$58
Electronic
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Saturday, May 16 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Funk & R&B
Saturday, May 16 at 8:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$23
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$7.50–$10
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 12 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$10
Funk & R&B
Saturday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$29.50
Go-Go
Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$22.50
Jazz
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$10–$25
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Country
Saturday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 4:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$25–$50
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Jazz
Saturday, May 16 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
World
Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
$30
Electronic
Saturday, May 16 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Saturday, May 16 at 8:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Museums
May 16—Dec. 24
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Rock
Sunday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$75–$150
Dance
Sunday, May 17 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
Joe's Movement Emporium -
3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier
$10–$25
Classical
Sunday, May 17 at 5 p.m.
$15–$25
Jazz
Sunday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
Folk
Sunday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$20
Rock
Sunday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Rock
Sunday, May 17 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$29.50
Talks
Sunday, May 17 at 2:30 p.m.
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Rock
Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$16–$19
Rock
Sunday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$38–$48
Jazz
Sunday, May 17 at 5 p.m.
Free
World
Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25
Comedy
Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$30
Classical
Sunday, May 17 at 6 p.m.
Free
Vocal
Sunday, May 17 at 4 p.m.
Washington National Cathedral -
3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$15–$75
Classical
Sunday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Blues
Sunday, May 17 at 6 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$23
Electronic
Sunday, May 17 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Sunday, May 17 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Jazz
Monday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Rock
Monday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Jazz
Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$15
Jazz
Monday, May 18 at 9 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$15
Rock
Monday, May 18 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Rock
Monday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$20
Classical
Monday, May 18 at 6 p.m.
Free
Museums
May 18—Sept. 20
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Theater
Tuesday, May 19 at 8 p.m.
Joe's Movement Emporium -
3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier
$25
Folk
Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Vocal
Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, May 19 at 9 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$10
Rock
Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$48.60
Rock
Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$23
Folk
Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$40
Country
Tuesday, May 19 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Hip-Hop
Tuesday, May 19 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$30
Rock
Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$20
Vocal
Tuesday, May 19 at 6 p.m.
Free
Dance
Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m.
$20
Folk
Wednesday, May 20 at 12:30 p.m.
Alden Theatre -
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean
Free
Folk
Wednesday, May 20 at 8 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$30–$40
Dance
Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m.
$60–$100
Rock
Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$10–$12
Jazz
Wednesday, May 20 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 20 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Electronic
Wednesday, May 20 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$5–$15
Folk
Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, May 20 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$14
Country
Wednesday, May 20 at 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Wednesday, May 20 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20
Folk
Wednesday, May 20 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Rock
Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$18
Opera
Wednesday, May 20 at 6 p.m.
Free
Folk
Wednesday, May 20 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Jazz
Wednesday, May 20 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 20 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Wednesday, May 20 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10–$12
Jazz
Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$35
Jazz
Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Jazz
Thursday, May 21 at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 21 at 10 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 23 at 10 p.m., Sunday, May 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 24 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Electronic
Thursday, May 21 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12–$14
Electronic
Thursday, May 21 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10–$20
Rock
Thursday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m.
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, May 21 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$12
Folk
Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$23
Folk
Thursday, May 21 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Theater
Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18–$20
Comedy
Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
Free
Electronic
Thursday, May 21 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$12–$15
Jazz
Thursday, May 21 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 21 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Folk
Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Electronic
Thursday, May 21 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Comedy
Thursday, May 21 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 24 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17–$22
Rock
Thursday, May 21 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Theater
May 21—June 13
Forum Theatre at Silver Spring Black Box Theatre -
8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$30–$35
Theater
May 21—May 22
Free
Classical
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m.
Alden Theatre -
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean
Free
Classical
Friday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Austrian Cultural Forum -
3524 International Court NW
$70
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$30
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Jazz
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 23 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$20–$28
Electronic
Friday, May 22 at 7 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Friday, May 22 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$40
Electronic
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10–$20
Folk
Friday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Folk
Friday, May 22 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Folk
Friday, May 22 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, May 22 at 8:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$30
Folk
Friday, May 22 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Hip-Hop
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25
Rock
Friday, May 22 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Friday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$22–$30
Classical
Friday, May 22 at 6 p.m.
Free
Classical
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Rock
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12–$14
Electronic
Friday, May 22 at 9 p.m.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
$10
Electronic
Friday, May 22 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Comedy
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$20
Folk
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 23 at 5:45 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$55
Museums
May 22—Sept. 5
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Film
Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Dance
Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
Joe's Movement Emporium -
3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier
$25
Electronic
Saturday, May 23 at 9 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Comedy
Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 23 at 10 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
DJ Nights
Saturday, May 23 at 11 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$2–$5
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 9 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$15
Electronic
Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10–$20
Country
Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 8:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$17–$22
Country
Saturday, May 23 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Vocal
Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$40.50–$85
Vocal
Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m.
$15–$50
World
Saturday, May 23 at 6 p.m.
Free
World
Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
Patriot Center -
4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax
$35–$185
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$20
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Electronic
Saturday, May 23 at 9 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Electronic
Saturday, May 23 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Saturday, May 23 at 8:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Rock
Sunday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Country
Sunday, May 24 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$55–$85
Hip-Hop
Sunday, May 24 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$48.40
Rock
Sunday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$14–$18
Folk
Sunday, May 24 at 8 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Hip-Hop
Sunday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20
Folk
Sunday, May 24 at 2 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10
Folk
Sunday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$16
Vocal
Sunday, May 24 at 3 p.m.
Free
Rock
Sunday, May 24 at 6 p.m.
Free
DJ Nights
Sunday, May 24 at 4 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
Hip-Hop
Sunday, May 24 at 3:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12–$15
Electronic
Sunday, May 24 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Funk & R&B
Monday, May 25 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$69.50
Classical
Monday, May 25 at 6 p.m.
Free
Theater
May 25—June 21
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$40–$68
Galleries
May 25—July 18
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
World
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$35
Jazz
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, May 26 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Jazz
Tuesday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$35
Folk
Tuesday, May 26 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Dance
Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m.
Free
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10–$12
Electronic
Tuesday, May 26 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Rock
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
Rock
Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Country
Wednesday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$22.50
Jazz
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Electronic
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10
Folk
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Wednesday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$28
Jazz
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$27.50
Rock
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$23
World
Wednesday, May 27 at 6 p.m.
Free
Country
Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$50–$127.50
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, May 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10–$20
Jazz
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Wednesday, May 27 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, May 27 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Theater
May 27—June 21
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Galleries
May 27—June 20
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 27—June 20
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 27—June 20
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Cabaret
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$16–$35
Comedy
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$22–$25
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$17
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$17
Folk
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$20–$25
Funk & R&B
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 28 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Dance
Thursday, May 28 at 1:30 p.m.
Hollin Hall Senior Center for Creative Retirement -
1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria
Free
Dance
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
$30–$108
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$14
Folk
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
$15–$20
Country
Thursday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$12
Folk
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
World
Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m.
Free
Electronic
Thursday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$18–$25
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Thursday, May 28 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Comedy
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$22–$25
Theater
May 28—June 21
Spooky Action Theater -
1810 16th St. NW
$10–$35
Theater
May 28—June 21
$12–$25
Dance
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
Comedy
Friday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$45
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 6 p.m. and Friday, May 29 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Folk
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Alden Theatre -
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean
$20–$30
Vocal
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$30
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25
Folk
Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Dance
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 2:30 p.m.
$59–$95
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$20–$25
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Electronic
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$12
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$17
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 8:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Classical
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$16–$35
Country
Friday, May 29 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25.50
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 11:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25
Folk
Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18
Dance
Friday, May 29 at 6 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Comedy
Friday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$45
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$20
Comedy
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$5
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 11 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 11 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Friday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 9:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$37.50–$63
World
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
Galleries
May 29—July 4
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris St. NW
Free
Electronic
Saturday, May 30 at 9 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$22
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$20–$25
Dance
Saturday, May 30 at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m., Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$10–$30
Jazz
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
DJ Nights
Saturday, May 30 at 9:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Dance
Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 1 p.m.
THEARC -
1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
$20–$50
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$14
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Theater
Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$45
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Jazz
Saturday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$37–$127
Classical
Saturday, May 30 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 12 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 12 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$97.50–$350
Comedy
Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$20
Electronic
Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Funk & R&B
Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
$30–$45
Special Events
May 30—Aug. 14
International School of Music -
10450 Auto Park Ave., Bethesda
$108–$498
Theater
May 30—June 21
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$39.95–$99.95
Dance
Sunday, May 31 at 3 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$15
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$40
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 7 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$15.50
Jazz
Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$5–$8
Country
Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$10–$12
Funk & R&B
Sunday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$29.50
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 1 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Classical
Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Sunday, May 31 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$35
Funk & R&B
Sunday, May 31 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15

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