Goodman’s Good Mix – Concert Picks of the Week – August 19

It was a beautiful weekend at Infinity Downs during LOCKN 2017

Week Of:  August 19 — 25, 2019

Summary: ​Rockin' at LOCKN'

There's a lot to look forward to this week, including LOCKN' 2019 from Thursday to Sunday featuring:

If you're not headed to LOCKN', there is so much happening in town, including some personal favs like Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes at 9:30 Club (on Fri and Sat), Ted Leo & the Pharmacists at Black Cat, Tame Impala at The Anthem, and Beck and Cage the Elephant: The Night Running Tour at Merriweather Post Pavilion (Details about these shows below.)

There's also a REALLY cool opportunity to hear from local artists at the Sounds Like DC Live Town Hall Free on Tuesday at Black Cat w/featured panelists Candice Mills, Erin Frisby, Kenny Pirog, Beth Cannon, Gordon Sterling and Patrick Cheng  who are deeply rooted in the DC music scene.

Plus shows like Big Scary Indian, StBTtLCO, Garrett Gleason / Aaron Fisher at Spacylounge DC, Rok with We Capillaries and Casanovela at Rock & Roll Hotel. Moose Jaw eats America pt 2 at America Eats Tavern, Live from the Lawn: UkeFest Finale at Strathmore Lawn, Griefcat w/ Jasmine Gillison at Hill Country BBQ, Sonic Kaleidoscope + Space & Time at Pie Shop DC, Food Will Win the War / Maryjo Mattea / Sean Barna at Songbyrd, Frass Green w/ Secret Nudist Friends, Weston Smith at DC9 Nightclub, Our Shared Street presents: Jahnel Daliya at Columbia Pike, DMV KARS / The People / The Countess at Slash Run, Miss, Understand Me/ Anemoya/ KaiOrion/AlexanderGallows/ RahimaRose at Epicure Café, Tadzio & Coven Tree split release w/ Elisa Faires, Red Rae at Rhizome DC, Geraldine at Little Market Café, Nicole Saphos | CapitalBop's Spotlight Residency at Local 16 DC, Black Dog Prowl/Eliza and the Organix/Sheila at Dwell DC, Jazz in the Garden 2019 at Sculpture Garden Pavilion Cafe, Nicole Saphos | CapitalBop's Spotlight Residency at Local 16 DC,  FREE, Live & Local: Crys Matthews at The Pub & The People, and Joseph & the Beasts, Spish, Pinkwench, The Creachies at Ottobar.

..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!


Mon — August 19

DCMR Staff Recs
Monday Mics, Jams & Such
Hidden Gems
Tue — August 20

Wed — August 21

DCMR Staff Recs
Wednesday Mics, Jams & Such
Thu — August 22

DCMR Staff Recs
Thursday Festival!
Fri — August 23

DCMR Staff Recs
Friday Festival!
Sat — August 24

DCMR Staff Recs
Saturday Mics, Jams, Fests & Such
Hidden Gems
Sun — August 25

DCMR Staff Recs
Sunday Mics, Jams, Fests & 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.