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  • Incwell. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
  • Hotspur, No Second Troy, Margot MacDonald Band, Boys Will Be Boys. 9:30 Club. $15.
  • Reboot – The DC Hip Hop Takeover: Reemstarr, DTMD, Beatmakers Surock, Dunc, Maverick, Eurok. Velvet Lounge. $5. 21+.
  • The Bigger Lights, Sing Me Insomnia, Action Item. Jammin Java. $13.
  • Los Amigos Invisibles, Thunderball, DJ Afro. Black Cat mainstage. $23 in advance, $25 day of.
  • V.V.Brown. DC9. $8. 18+.


  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Itzhak Perlman. Strathmore. $30-$125.
  • Nouvelle Vague, Clare and the Reasons. 9:30 Club. $25.
  • 4th Haiti Relief Benefit Concert for Red Cross Relief Effort. IOTA Club & Cafe. Donations based.
  • La Snacks, Typefighter, The Ionosphere Club, Transmography. Velvet Lounge. $8. 21+.
  • Middle East MicFest Tour 2010: Mack Jones, Scottie Flippen, Jah I Witness, Kaze aka 4letters, K Beta, F.A.T., Faraz. Jammin Java. $10 in advance, $12 day of.
  • Mission of Burma, Office of Future Plans. Black Cat mainstage. $15.
  • Franz Nicolay, Romania. DC9. $8. 18+.


  • Editors, The Antlers, The Dig. 9:30 Club. $20.
  • Adrian Hardkor Krygowski, Molly Hagen, Twins of Gazelle. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10.
  • Alternative Takes: An Acoustic Evening with The Verve Pipe. Jammin Java. $17 in advance, $20 day of.
  • Lookbook, Frau Eva. Black Cat backstage. $8.
  • The Manhattans, Gerald Alston, Blue Lovett. Birchmere. $45.
  • Battle of the Bands: Azazel the Fallen, All of This, Sextacy, Electronic Hope, Evereaux, Hover Craft, Suffer No Guilt, March Til Morning, New Retro, Love at Hindsight. Jaxx. $8 in advance, $10 day of.
  • Leslie & the Ly’s, Christopher the Conquered, Shock Diamond. DC9. $10. 18+.

Hotspur photo by Jane Mallen, via MySpace.