Goodman’s Good Mix – Concert Picks of the Week – December 24


The DC-based psychedelic, indie rock band Nah. performing at Black Cat.  Photo by Josh Brick.

Week Of:  December 24 - December 30, 2018

Summary: Live Music To Close The Year Right

Well, DMV, it's the last full week of the year and there is plenty of great live music happening in our area this week! Check out the links below with my personal choices in bold, along with a list of the DCMR staff picks and special "gems" that you don't want to miss! 

And if you're looking for your New Year's Eve plans, you don't have to wait for next week's article. Check out the DCMR Guide to New Year's Eve 2018 Concerts in the DMV Region for tips on where to be when the ball drops next week.


...this is a bit of a quieter week, naturally, because of the holidays. And while this can be a joyous time for some, it can be a hard time for others. Music can be a salve when the expectations of holiday season starts to feels challenging. But sometimes it isn't enough. 

We at DCMR want to share the following resources for anyone who may be feeling depressed or suicidal, this time or year, or anytime:

  • The Crisis Text LineIf you text 741741, a crisis worker will text you back immediately and continue to text with you. It's a FREE 24/7 service to ANYONE who lives in the U.S.  Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line's Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis. Read more here.
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides FREE and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Call 1-800-273-8255

Please take care of yourselves and each other this week. 

Wishing you even more music in 2019!

Mon - December 24

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Tue - December 25

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Wishing you peace!

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Wed - December 26

Thu - December 27

Fri - December 28

Sat - December 29

Sun - December 30

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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.