Concerts this Week By Nina Goodman / February 24, 2020 Catch the always dynamic, DC-based band Time Is Fire play their album release show with Bahloul and Quattracenta at DC9 Nightclub on Thursday night. Photo by Farrah Skeiky. Artwork by Laura Irene. Week Of: February 24 — March 1, 2020Summary: Digable Circles Revival TimeYep, it's another big music week in the area. A smattering of awesomeness, behold:Digable Planets coming back around bringing the smooth moods since the 1990sThe Revivalists bring their barn burning energy and music to The Anthem.Garrett Gleason, Ethan Snyder, Zach Be, Jason Hayes are local aficionados with a lot to say musically Skydiver is playing a series of shows this week as part of their farewell tourSome Mardi Gras celebrations happening including with the masterful Sol Roots band and guest Ron HollowayA wonderful free show featuring Raaginder & Nilan Chauduri at The Kennedy CenterSarah Harmer with Chris Pureka in what could be a very cool show at the intimate BirchmereThe sincere Tarrus Riley, Dean Fraser and Blak Soil Band will be a show to FEELCircles Around The Sun kickoff what may be an emotional tour, as it's their first since guitarist Neal Casal's untimely passing last summerCool opp to see Bokanté, which includes some members of Snarky PuppyFeatured is Time is Fire who are releasing a new album with guests Bahloul and Quattracenta on Thursday ARLO GUTHRIE'S 20/20 Tour featuring Alice's Restaurant with Folk Uke Night 1 and Folk Uke Night 2 at The Birchmere, we all really should try to get to at least one of these, don't you think?Get a previous of what local talent may make it to this year's LOCKN' festival at ROCKN' to LOCKN'Catch local rapper and word guru Ardamus x Height Keech "Astro Blocks" at the album release partySupport JusPaul as he prepares to take DC's official music "Go Go" to London , UK as he teaches Master Classes and facilitates workshops on the elements and historyGet guitar wisdom, skills, and positivity from one of the most gracious, talented, and passionate legacies in town at Guitar for Women and Girls presented by Marcy MarxerAll and any age you are, check out the Family Jam: Discover Folk Music with The Sweater Set, because they are the real dealExperience the brilliance of teenage jazz virtuoso Matthew Whitaker at Sixth & IFeel the reggae love and move your body with beloved locals Shamans of Sound at TropicaliaBaltimore loves Wye Oak and Chicago duo Ohmme, both bands are just amazingly thoughtful and so very goodAnother sure bet is to spend An Evening With (the remarkable) Cellist Zoë Keating at The Hamilton Live...and so much more, including so many great jams and open mics this week, all listed belowSo get out there and check out our wonderfully dizzying scene— shows are listed in the links below, with personal choices in bold, along with a list of the full DCMR staff top picks and cool "gems" that you don't want to miss. Mon — February 24 DCMR Staff PicksDigable Planets at The BirchmereThe Naptown Brass Band at Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) Jams, Mics & SuchJAMonday at Epicure Café (Fairfax)Funk Parade Community Mtg #2 at Thurgood Marshall Center Trust Inc.Indie Touring Workshop Part One: Branding at Emma G Music HQSparkling GemsGarrett Gleason, Ethan Snyder, Zach Be, Jason Hayes and special guests at Black Cat Skydiver Farewell Show at Jammin' Java (Vienna)Chuck Ragan w/ Cory Branan at City Winery DCBaby Rose | Davionne and Bobbi Storm at SongbyrdLittle Lawnmowers / Annie Stokes at Galaxy Hut (Arlington)Tue — February 25 DCMR Staff PicksAllen Stone at the 9:30 Club Raaginder & Nilan Chauduri on Millennium Stage FREE at 6p at The Kennedy CenterJams, Mics & SuchOpen Mic feat. Justina Beth-El st Sauf HausFat Tuesday Traditional Jazz Jam at De Kleine Duivel (Baltimore)Open Mic at Settle Down Easy Brewing (Falls Church)Sparkling GemsMardi Gras!! Sol Roots band with guest Ron Holloway! at JV's (Falls Church)Forms of Expression at Mardi Gras 2020 Celebration at Okra's (Manassas)ROCK STAR Mardi Gras Party! at Clare and Don's Beach Shack (Falls Church)Glass Animals at U Street Music HallWed — February 26 DCMR Staff PicksSarah Harmer with Chris Pureka at The Birchmere (Alexandria) Bokanté (w/ members of Snarky Puppy) at AMP (Bethesda)Jams, Mics & SuchGood Vibes Jam ft. Attinshun at 7DrumCityFree Acoustic Open Mic Hosted by Rachel Levitin at Union StageCapitol Hill Jazz Jam at Mr. Henry'sOpen Mic w/Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo at Rhodeside Grill (Arlington)Open Mic w/Marissa Zechinato at El Golfo (Silver Spring)What Happened 2 Chocolate City at L2 LoungeSparkling GemsTarrus Riley, Dean Fraser and Blak Soil Band at The Howard TheatreDistrict of Raga Presents Raaginder & Nilan Chauduri at Bossa Bistro + LoungeAmadou Kouyate / Josh Miller / Duo Dyad at Rhizome DCTrumpeter, Brandon Woody at Alice's Jazz and Cultural SocietyJonathan Mudd & The Powers That Be + Chastity Brown at Jammin' Java (Vienna)Gabriel Wallace Trio at Marx CafeThe Campfire Sessions at New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)Vybe Band at City Winery DCThu — February 27 DCMR Staff PicksCircles Around The Sun at The 8x10 (Baltimore) Big Head Todd & The Monsters at The Hamilton Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives at The Birchmere (Alexandria) Sparkling GemsTime is Fire (Album Release) w/ Bahloul and Quattracenta at DC9 NightclubOption Paralysis w/ Barking Carnies, Krobopl & Artificial Island at 7DC's The PocketNashwa: Night of Middle East and North African Rhythms at La Pop DCBetamax, Most Savage Gentleman, Dad Legs at Pie Shop DCLedah Finck / Niccolo Seligmann / Drones in the Deep at Rhizome DCTchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto at The Kennedy CenterHolychild | Holander at SongbyrdPalehound with Adult Mom at Richmond Music Hall (Richmond) Lisa Fischer at 7p and 9:30p at Keystone Korner (Baltimore)Home Body / HexGirlfriends / Fuchsia Casual / Swoll at The Crown (Baltimore)Fri — February 28 DCMR Staff PicksARLO GUTHRIE'S 20/20 Tour featuring Alice's Restaurant with Folk Uke Night 1 at The Birchmere (Alexandria) ROCKN' to LOCKN' at Pearl Street WarehouseThe Bridge with special guest Aqueous at Frozen Harbor Music Festival (Baltimore) The Lumineers at Capital One ArenaDrive-By Truckers at the 9:30 Club Carbon Leaf w/ Pressing Strings at Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore) Jams, Mics & SuchLetitia VanSant "Circadian" album release show w/Queen Earth on WTMD at (Towson) Leap Year Guitar Sale! at House of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park) Sparkling GemsArdamus x Height Keech "Astro Blocks" Release Party at 7DC's The PocketJusPaul fundraiser to bring DC's official music "Go Go" to London at Cultural Diplomacy Fundraiser at Hampton InnBonerama with The Beat Hotel (with Jon Carroll) at The Hamilton LiveSamuel Prather | CapitalBop's Spotlight Residency at Local 16 DCHannah Jaye & The Hideaways ALBUM SHOW -Justin Trawick & Eli Lev at DC9 NightclubCat Janice + One Way Out + Nate Bergman (Lionize) at Union Stage Kill Lincoln / Secret Spirit / TBOTW / Fail Sons at Pie Shop DC Cliff Blum & Friends at Crooked Run Brewery (Sterling)Daniel Romano, Mister Goblin at Comet Ping PongIyla | YaSi at SongbyrdAaron Myers & Co at Mr. Henry'sListening Room Presents: Alex Martin Quartet, with Maya Rogers at Gateway Arts Center (Brentwood)Dizzy Bats//Motel Portrait//& More at SpacyloungeTchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto at The Kennedy CenterLong Arms, Justin Jones, Plural Flora at Fuzzy Cactus RVA (Richmond)Brighter Bash at Jammin' Java (Vienna)UMBC Faculty Jazz Concert with Vince Cherico at Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall (Baltimore)Charles Tolliver Quintet at An die Musik (Baltimore)Lisa Fischer at 7:30p and 10p at Keystone Korner (Baltimore)Sat — February 29 DCMR Staff PicksThe Revivalists at The Anthem ARLO GUTHRIE'S 20/20 Tour featuring Alice's Restaurant with Folk Uke Night 2 at The Birchmere (Alexandria) 9:30 Club Presents GARZA (Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation) at U Street Music HallThe Harbor Boys at the Ice Stage at Luckies Liquors (Baltimore)Carbon Leaf at Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)Old Crow Medicine Show at The NorVA (Norfolk) Jams, Mics & SuchGuitar for Women and Girls presented by Marcy Marxer! at Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center (Wheaton)Family Jam: Discover Folk Music with The Sweater Set at Strathmore (Bethesda)Didgeridoo Workshop w/Scott Morrison at House of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)Mandolin Workshop & Concert w/Steve Smith & Hard Road Trio at School of Musical Traditions (Rockville)Iron Lion @ Cease & Seekle Reggae Fest at The Palladium of McLean (McLean) Sparkling GemsKiran Ahluwalia at Wolf Trap (Vienna)Matthew Whitaker at Sixth & ISkydivers at Reverb w/The Neuro Farm & Abby Rasheed at Reverb (Baltimore) Shamans of Sound at TropicaliaMelba Moore at City Winery DCThe Effects, Gorgeous (NYC), and Territory Slugs at Rhizome DCFUZZ FEST at 7DC's The PocketDeSanguashington EP Pre-release VIP Party in DC (RSVP for address)Justin Jones w/ Long Arms & Griefcat at Rock & Roll HotelMid-Atlantic Band Battle #22 - Final Show! at Jammin' Java (Vienna)The North Country w/ Del Florida, Heaven Forbid at DC9 NightclubOttomania ft. Black Masala at Zeba BarStop Worrying and Love The Bomb record release show at Slash RunChip and The Sloppy Seconds at Dive BarSkyscrapers Live on Leap Day at The Velvet Lounge Moose Jaw Bluegrass at Capitol Cider HouseRoses & Revolutions / KOPPS / Caroline Vreeland at Songbyrd Be Well | Cloak/Dagger| Bed Maker at Songbyrd Vinyl LoungeAfro Soca Love : DC ( Feat. Maga Stories ) at Karma DCJustin Jones wsg: Long Arms at Rock & Roll HotelTchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto at The Kennedy CenterJack Dunlap Band at Bossa Bistro + LoungeMarcia Ball and Sonny Landreth at The HamiltonDanube Sessions at Syriana Cafe & Gallery (Ellicott City)Ubiquity Machine at Music on the Heights (Broadlands)Zoe Keating **All Ages Matinee** at Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)Charles Tolliver Quintet at 8p and 9:30p at An die Musik (Baltimore)Lisa Fischer at 7:30p and 10P at Keystone Korner (Baltimore)Sun — March 1 DCMR Staff PicksWye Oak and Ohmme at 2640 Space (Baltimore)An Evening With: Zoë Keating at The Hamilton LiveHayes Carll (Solo) with Allison Moorer at The Birchmere (Alexandria)of Montreal at The Broadberry (Richmond)Jams, Mics & SuchWorkshop: Collective Sounds Jam Workshop at 7DrumCity7DC Open House Potluck Jam at 7DrumCityDC Jazz Jam w/Mercedes Beckman at The BrixtonDNF's Sunday NITE JAMS at The Renegade (Arlington)Drumming for Wellness Classes at Shamanic Empowerment Center (Greenbelt)Sparkling GemsMarbleous / Implicit Bias / Sarah Marie Hughes at Rhizome DCKnuckle Puck, Heart Attack Man, Anxious at Metro Gallery (Baltimore)Jacie Lee at Twins JazzJoan & Joni: A Tribute to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell at Jammin' Java (Vienna)day show w/ RÖK+We Capallaries + Pompeii Graffiti & Modern Trap at Pie Shop DCPillowfort with Abe at Songbyrd Vinyl LoungeLive Music Kick-Off at The AiredaleMelodic Intersect at An die Musik (Baltimore) Related Articles Page [tcb_pagination_current_page] of [tcb_pagination_total_pages] First Previous Next Last Circles Around the Sun Bring Disco Psychedelia To Union StageRead More The Revivalists Leap Into The Stars At The AnthemRead More Circles Around The Sun Shines Brightly In Their 2020 Tour OpenerRead More Circles Around The Sun Launches Their 2020 Tour Into Orbit With Stops In Baltimore & DCRead More Skydiver Celebrate EP Release at Pie Shop DCRead More Review: Skydiver Release Debut EPRead More Circles Around the Sun Lights Up Gypsy Sally’s [Video/Audio/Photos]Read More Charm City Bluegrass Charms Druid Hill Park Once AgainRead More Turkuaz Headlines a Colorful Night at 9:30 Club with Support from AqueousRead More Interview with Cris JacobsRead More The Revivalists Rock the AnthemRead More Shamans of Sound Strike a Vibe at Guest-Filled Tropicalia Show [Audio]Read More Aqueous Returns to DC with Two Sets at Union StageRead More The Festy Experience Brings Bluegrass Bliss to VirginiaRead More DC Musician Garrett Gleason Talks About His New Album, WellRead More Thursday Throwback: The Revivalists Throw Sunday Shindig at Wolf Trap on August 19 [Photo Recap]Read More Old Crow Medicine Show Performs at Bottle & Cork at Dewey Beach, DERead More The Bridge Comes Home to Baltimore for 3 Nights at the 8×10Read More Samantha Fish Rocks Sold-Out Hamilton Crowd with Ron Holloway Band [AUDIO/PHOTOS]Read More Shamans of Sound Prepares for Single Release Show at Jammin’ Java Next Friday [Interview/Single Download]Read More Hayley Jane and the Primates Rocks to the Core with Ron Holloway in Baltimore [Audio/Photos]Read More ROCKN’ TO LOCKN’ Ended with a Taste of LOCKN’ at the Farm On Saturday [Photos]Read More of Montreal Transforms the 9:30 Club Into A Magical Fantasy Playground of Sights and SoundsRead More Aqueous Brings “Groove Rock,” Exploratory Improv to Baltimore’s 8×10Read More The Bridge Serves Up Some Hope in Charm CityRead More Circles Around The Sun Perform at The 9:30 Club [Audio/Photos]Read More The Lumineers Shine at DC101’s Office PartyRead More Listen Haven't heard of one the of the artists listed above? Listen to some of their music to get an idea of what awaits you!