Goodman’s Good Mix – Concert Picks of the Week – April 22

Wicked Sycamore

Featured above is DC-Baltimore folk/roots/blues/Americana band, Wicked Sycamore, the 2019 winner of the Charm City Bluegrass Festival band competition who will be playing two sets this Saturday at the festivalTheir debut EP, Growing Roots, was nominated for a WAMMIE award. Photo by EMG Photography.

Week Of:  April 22 — April 28, 2019

Summary: Whole Lotta Cool

This week there's just a lot of cool going down this week. So many opportunities to see some sweet shows by locals and visiting artists, but there's at least one a day that's just straight-up plain cool/mesmerizing/atypical:

...and that's only naming a few. (Look below, there are more!)

Plus, this weekend is Baltimore's 2019 Charm City Bluegrass Festival which is one of DC Music Review's favorite festivals of the year and promises the best-of-the-best in Bluegrass, including performances by: The Bridge, Deer Tick, Steep Canyon Rangers, Jeff Austin Band with Jay Starling & Bobby Britt Music, Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, Seldom Scene, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, Hawktail, Front Country, Town Mountain, Charm City Junction, Jon Stickley Trio, Fireside Collective, Gangstagrass, Maybe April, Wicked Sycamore (x2) (featured above!), Geraldine, 19th Street Band, Ultrafaux, Blue Octane Bluegrass Band, and BLUETRAIN.

There's much to experience with MORE shows listed in the links below, with personal choices in bold, along with a list of the DCMR staff top picks and cool "gems" that you don't want to miss.  Get out there and stay cool, like you do.


Mon — April 22


DCMR Staff Recs
Monday Night Mics & Jams

Tue — April 23


DCMR Staff Recs
Tuesday Night Mics, Jams & Cool Stuff

Wed — April 24


Thu — April 25


Fri — April 26


DCMR Staff Recs
Friday Early Gems
Hidden Gems

Sat — April 27


DCMR Staff Recs
Saturday Non-Show Cool Stuff

Sun — April 28


DCMR Staff Recs
Sunday Off The Beaten Path

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Nina Goodman

Nina Goodman

Nina Goodman is a music lover, dancer, artist, keyboardist, and an avid ukulele player. You may even see her up on stage performing with local DC bands. Above all, Nina is a fierce supporter of the Washington DC local music scene. Nina's talents are mostly behind the scenes where she maintains and curates our event calendar and conducts interviews with local artists. If there is music playing in the DMV, you can expect to see her attending or at least making sure that our audience knows about it.


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