Goodman’s Good Mix – Concert Picks of the Week – August 12

Hot August Music Festival 2017

Week Of:  August 12 — 18, 2019

Summary: Hot August & other fests are here!

This is a big weekend for the DMV with lots of SUPER HOT LOCAL FESTIVALS taking place: 

Plus a lot of BIG NAMES coming to town like Bryan Adams & Billy Idol , Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts & Elle KingLila DownsAerosmithStray CatsShawn MendesRare EssenceJonas BrothersDark Star OrchestraBeres HammondThe O'JaysSqueezeThe Raconteurs with Jacuzzi BoysThe Smashing Pumpkin & Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, and Mark Knopfler. Not too shabby, eh?

But what I get really excited about are the BRILLIANT LOCAL MUSICIANS, plenty of which are highlighted below but some of the standouts for me this week include:

...and SO MANY MORE listed 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.  So get out there and check out our sizzling scene!


Mon — August 12


DCMR Staff Recs
Monday Mics, Jams & Such

Tue — August 13


DCMR Staff Recs
Tuesday Mics, Jams & Such

Wed — August 14


DCMR Staff Recs
Wednesday Mics, Jams & Such
Hidden Gems

Thu — August 15


DCMR Staff Recs
Thursday Mics, Jams & Such

Fri — August 16


Sat — August 17


Hidden Gems

Sun — August 18


DCMR Staff Recs
Sunday Night Mics, Jams & Such
Hidden Gems

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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.