Concerts this Week By Nina Goodman / March 2, 2020 The incomparable band of Montreal is throwing another musical good time show in DC on Monday night at 9:30 Club. Photo by Jason Herman.Week Of: March 2 — March 8, 2020Summary: March Mirth!SO much good music this week! Get out there and check out our kinetic scene— shows are 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. Mon — March 2 DCMR Staff Picksof Montreal at 9:30 Club OM at Black CatJams, Mics & SuchFree Acoustic Open Mic, Hosted by Rachel Levitin at Jammin' JavaJAMonday at Epicure Café (Fairfax)Sparkling GemsVacation// Brnda// Posmic at Songbyrd Vinyl LoungeBilly Raffoul / Alec Chambers at SongbyrdBuildings, Bummer, Mostly Dead at Slash RunLive Episode w/ Brendan Canty (Fugazi) & Microkingdom at Fadensonnen (Baltimore)Tue — March 3 DCMR Staff PicksLevon Mikaelian and Friends at Blues AlleyFruition with Bryan Elijah Smith at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Charlottesville) Big Head Todd and the Monsters with Los Colognes The National (Richmond) Jams, Mics & SuchOpen Mic feat. Alex Gerszten at Sauf HausOpen Mic at Settle Down Easy Brewing (Falls Church)Traditional Jazz Jam at De Kleine Duivel (Baltimore)Sparkling GemsMind Shrine | Shormey and Tuff Lover at Songbyrd Vinyl LoungeThe Free Nationals at SongbyrdBruce Take Nap / Laveda / Lemon of Choice at DC9 NightclubLive Reggae w/The Angelic Relic at SandovanWed — March 4 DCMR Staff PicksShitkid, Knife Wife, Blacks' Myths at Black CatLetitia VanSant at Women Crush Wednesday at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery (Richmond) Jams, Mics & SuchCapitol Hill Jazz Jam at Mr. Henry'sAlex The Red Parez aka El Rojo Hosting OMN at Rhodeside Grill! Sparkling GemsDares w/ Teen Cobra, Gloom Merchants & Bog Rollers at 7DC's The PocketCaustic Casanova / A Deer A Horse (NY) / Venray at SongbyrdSelena Benally / Ace Of Wands / Teething Veils at Slash RunAnna McClellan with Staffers / Cool People / Merry Pranksters at Rhizome DCThu — March 5 DCMR Staff PicksCircles Around The Sun at Union Stage Eric Gales w/ Jose Ramirez at Pearl Street WarehouseSquirrel Nut Zippers: The Inevitable 25th Anniversary Tour at The Birchmere (Alexandria) Popa Chubby at Richmond Music Hall (Richmond) Jams, Mics & SuchRevEx: The Standard Deviation Sessios Open Jam at 7DrumCityOpen Blues Jam - 1st Thursdays w/ Ed & John & You! at New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)Sparkling GemsLiv Warfield at Wolf Trap (Vienna)Griefcat with Gramophonic and Bellwether Bayou at Hill Country LiveMINKA / Secret Beach / Melk at Slash RunLily Kershaw / Joey Genetti at Pie Shop DCMarcus Johnson at Keystone Korner (Baltimore)Empower Project's Seed Start Party at Ottobar (Baltimore)Fri — March 6 DCMR Staff PicksLauryn Hill as part of Black Girls Rock! at The Kennedy CenterRed Baraat Festival of Colors at The HamiltonBruce Hornsby & Music at The Strathmore (Bethesda)Eric Johnson Classics: Present & Past at The Fillmore (Silver Spring)The Judy Chops, Lost Indian, Abby Rasheed & Sundry Collective at The Clocktower (Staunton)Macy Gray at Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore) No BS! Brass at The Broadberry (Richmond) First Friday Reggae: Shamans of Sound/Lazy Man Dub Band at The Dark Room (Richmond)Rockn To LOCKN' at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Charlottesville) Sparkling GemsBLACK GIRLS ROCK! Fest™ presents Victory Boyd (FREE) at The Kennedy Center9:30 Club & All Good Present The Soul Rebels at U Street Music HallGala Concert (Women Composers Festival) at GALA Hispanic TheatreLadygod, Gladshot, Frass Green, Anna Connolly at Black CatJonny Grave Trio w/ Zoe Ravenwood & Flowerbomb at 7DC's The PocketFea | Company Calls at DC9 NightclubMs Sara, Knovo , Del Florida at Chapala Blue Beetle Rock Bar (Burtonsville)Ginger Root, Bottled Up, Carinae at Comet Ping PongBacchae at Songbyrd Vinyl LoungeJahnel Daliya at Crossroads RVADangerous Sessions: A Nightmare on H Street at Pie Shop DCDopapod at Union StageMaliibu Miitch at SongbyrdGDSC Presents - Leo & Cygnus, Violet Jupiter, The People at The Ugly MugKeith Washington at City Winery DCPatti Austin at The Howard TheaterLittle Brother at Rams Head Live (Baltimore)Jazz Night at Maryland Meadworks (Hyattsville)Gina Chavez at Jammin' Java (Vienna)Crunk Witch, Cowabunga Pizza Time, Wreck the System, Random Battles at Ottobar (Baltimore)Sat — March 7 DCMR Staff PicksThe Lil Smokies & Joe Pug at 9:30 Club Chuck Brown Band at Pearl Street Warehouse The Jerry Tripsters at Zen West (Baltimore) Cris Jacobs at The Vanguard (Hampton) Pickin' for a Cure 2 - Featuring The Dirty Grass Players, Buffalo Wabs at Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) The Judy Chops/ Lost Indian/ Abby Rasheed at River City Roll (Richmond)Circles Around The Sun at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Charlottesville) Jams, Mics & Such17th Annual MammoJam Music Festival at The 8x10 (Baltimore)Turn the Tables at Studio SoHy (Hyattsville)Strathmore Family Go-Go Jam at Strathmore (Bethesda) Sparkling GemsJonathan Richman & Bonnie "Prince" Billy at The Lincoln TheatreHigher Numbers w/ Schreiner & The Neuro Farm at 7DC's The PocketElkhorn / Eight Point Star / Mount Rainier at Rhizome DCPoguetry: Songs of the Pogues at Black CatTribute Show! Against Me Mountain Goats Front Bottoms Pixies at The Tea HouseFiasco! at SpacyloungeSun — March 8 DCMR Staff PicksRadney Foster at The Hamilton Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root & Dirk Miller w/ Pressing Strings at Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis) Never Miss A Second Sunday Show! - Butte and Friends at The 8x10 (Baltimore)Bobby Thompson Trio at New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)O.A.R. at The Jefferson Theater (Charlottesville) The Lil Smokies with Quaker City Night Hawks at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Charlottesville) Jams, Mics & SuchDC Jazz Jam w/Sarah Hughes! at The BrixtonWoCo Fest 2020: Grassroots Edition Day at Big Bear CafeDrumming for Wellness Classes at Shamanic Empowerment CenterCeltic Jam Session at Colonial Tavern Home to the Irish BrigadeSparkling GemsNasty Cherry (w/DC's RoseRiot opening!) at Union StageEmily Hall Album Release Party: Songs, Cacao & Sharing Circle at 7DC's The PocketStrangers That Clique *EP Release Party* ft. Soultru at Pie Shop DCMusic at the Monastery Series at Franciscan MonasteryTodd Snider at The Birchmere (Alexandria)Silversun Pickups at 9:30 ClubBlue Magna + Don Zientara at Galaxy HutThird Coast Percussion at WoCo Fest 2020 Night at All Souls Church UnitarianSanguisugabogg, Vomit Forth, No/Más, Immiseration at The Sidebar (Baltimore)Funktronics Return to Bump N Grind (Silver Spring) Related Articles Circles Around the Sun Bring Disco Psychedelia To Union StageRead 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 Circles Around the Sun Lights Up Gypsy Sally’s [Video/Audio/Photos]Read More An Evening With The Lil Smokies at Union StageRead More Focus on DC Women in Music: Cat Janice, RadaR, and Selena Benally Perform This SaturdayRead More Fruition and Lil Smokies – Hot off Festy, to Descend on DCRead More Bruce Hornsby and The Wood Brothers perform at The Freeman Stage in Selbyville, DERead More The Judy Chops Celebrated Love and New Music at Pearl Street Warehouse [Audio]Read More The Jerry Tripsters Jam The Night Away at The 8×10Read More Interview with Larry Joseloff of The Jerry TripstersRead More of Montreal Transforms the 9:30 Club Into A Magical Fantasy Playground of Sights and SoundsRead More Listen Haven't heard of one the of the artists listed above? 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