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  • 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

    July 1 AT 11:00 AM - National Mall

    SW, DC. At the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, you will find many exemplary practitioners of diverse, authentic, living traditions—both old and new. The goal of the Festival is to strengthen and preserve these traditions by presenting them on the National Mall. Tradition-bearers and the public can connect with and learn from one another and, in a respectful way, begin to understand cultural differences and similarities.

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  • Port City Brew DC Derecho Release

    July 1 AT 6:00 PM - Lost and Found

    NW, DC. Come try Port City’s cult classic summer seasonal, Derecho Common. Inspired by the storm that almost put them out of business in 2012, this California common is crisp and loaded with dry hopped centennial. Come early to get a limited release glass. The port city crew will be on hand all night. 6pm, no cover.

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  • Tracking the Elusive Pueblo

    July 1 AT 6:30 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. In January 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, North Korea captured the USS Pueblo. The seizure of the ship, equipped with electronic and signals intelligence systems and 83 crewmen, provoked outrage in the US, with some calling for a nuclear response. What really happened during this hot Cold War incident? CDR Douglas Hackett, USN (Ret.) will explore the Pueblo’s surveillance mission, and provide the definitive naval intelligence assessment of whether the Pueblo was in North Korean waters, based on North Korean-provided information. He’ll also share the US government’s response to the crisis, North Korea’s motivation, what happened to the crew who were held prisoner for nearly a year, and what has become of the Pueblo today. Cosponsored by Naval Intelligence Professionals (NIP) Tickets: $8 Members of The Inner Circle and NIP: Free

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  • Midtown Liberty Bar Tour

    July 2 AT 5:00 PM - Mackey's

    NW, DC. Lindy Promotions and Coors Light are kicking-off Independence Day Weekend with a night full of bar-hopping and celebrating America! Join us after work on Thursday, July 2nd for Redds, Light, and Blue drink specials, patriotic giveaways, and more!

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  • Summertime Entertaining Cooking with Chef Matt Finarelli

    July 2 AT 6:30 PM - Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

    SE, DC. With the 4th of July coming fast, it’s time to get some great recipes under your belt that will make your parties really awesome! In this class, Chef Matt Finarelli will teach you how to put together a meal that you can make for your family or close friends, or as an entertaining spread for a crowd. It's sure to be a hit with everyone, and these recipes will become part of your summer culinary tradition!

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  • Powerman 5000 w/Soil • 3 Years Hollow

    July 2 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. The original incarnation of POWERMAN 5000 took shape in Boston Massachusetts, where the group racked up a multitude of local gigs and produced two independent CD releases, 1994's True Force and 95's The Blood Splat Rating System. An unrivaled work ethic and growing legion of fans helped secure the band's dominance in the Boston rock scene, as well as creating a must-have commodity for many major labels.

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  • Ximena Sariñana w/ Alex Ferriera

    July 2 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Since the early stages of her career, Ximena Sariñana has been praised globally as a singer/songwriter. Touring off her first album in the English language, Ximena comes to U Street Music Hall for a very intimate performance. Tickets: $15 // #XimenaUHall

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  • HEART BY HEART @ Union Jack’s Rio

    July 2 AT 8:00 PM - Union Jack's Rio

    GAITHERSBURG, MD. Heart By Heart is a spin-off of Heart that performs ’70s and ’80s Heart songs with power and precision. Heart By Heart is considered a spin-off because it includes Heart’s co-founding member and bassist Steve Fossen and original Heart drummer Mike Derosier. The two members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, alongside their talented bandmates Somar Macek, Randy Hansen, Lizzy Daymont and Bob Rivers, make up Heart By Heart.

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  • The Southern Belles with Moogatu and Toxic Moxie

    July 2 AT 8:30 PM - Gypsy Sally's

    NW, DC. Gypsy Sally's is pleased to present an album release party and show with The Southern Belles. Northern VA-based funk/jam band, Moogatu will open, as well as, Richmond's disco-funk outfit, Toxic Moxie. Playing a mix of funky southern psychedelic Rock & Roll, the Belles are bringing their infectious live show to venues across the country, making people dance from coast to coast.

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  • Barenaked Ladies and Violent Femmes

    July 3 AT 5:30 PM - Calvert Marine Museum

    SOLOMONS, MD. Grammy nominees The Barenaked Ladies, The Violent Femmes and Colin Hay (former lead singer of Men at Work). Headliner, the Barenaked Ladies, have sold 14 million albums worldwide and are known for such hits as "One Week," "Pinch Me, "Brian Wilson," "If I Had $1,000,000" and many more, the band also penned the theme song for the hit CBS series, "The Big Bang Theory." BNL's live shows have become legendary with their hilarious on-stage banter and impromptu raps, leaving fans ever ready to expect the unexpected. Tickets to the show are $49/reserved and $59/premium (additional fees apply).

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  • Independence Day Fireworks and Concert

    July 3 AT 5:30 PM - Workhouse Arts Center

    LORTON, VA. It’s that time of year again and back by popular demand is the Workhouse Arts Center Independence Day Fireworks and Concert! Festivities will begin on the quad around 4:00pm with food vendors, beer, wine and music. Guests will be treated to a concert by Sixth Generation starting at 7:00pm and fireworks will follow around dusk. All studios and galleries will remain open until 8:30pm. Concerts and fireworks are free with a $10 parking fee per vehicle. Don’t miss this fun filled, patriotic night at the Workhouse!

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  • Yards Park Summer Concert Series

    July 3 AT 6:00 PM

    SW, DC Get ready for sun and fun! This week - Almost Journey. Every Friday night this summer, head down to Yards Park. Relax and enjoy the river view, fantastic bands, food and beverage, and a large variety of great restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the park. The grassy open space makes this an enjoyable event for all. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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  • Concerts on the Plaza: Kara and Matty D

    July 3 AT 6:00 PM - Virginia Gateway Shopping Center

    GAINESVILLE, VA. Join us on the Plaza at Promenade for the class rock and pop sounds of Kara and Matty D. Celebrate the weekend; bring a chair and a friend. Shows start at 6:00 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, please check Facebook for real-time updates.

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  • MOVE FEATURING DEREK & JULIANNE HOUGH

    July 3 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Join Dancing with the Stars’ champion duo composed of an Emmy-winning choreographer and a Billboard chart-topping movie star as they sing, dance, and perform their way through a “futuristic dance fest that exceed[s] even the ultimate fans’ expectations” (303 Magazine).

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  • Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of the Grateful Dead

    July 3 AT 8:00 PM - Gypsy Sally's

    We are pleased to announce that on July 3rd and July 4th we will show the official simulcast of Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 years of The Grateful Dead with a live video cable broadcast from the Soldier Field shows in Chicago. We will offer drink specials and a great spot to catch the fireworks, away from the crowds on the National Mall on the 4th.

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  • Dave & Elliot's 4th of July Rally & Ride to RFK

    July 4 AT 9:00 AM - DC Brau

    NE, DC. An event for the motorcycle community prior to Foo Fighter's 20th Anniversary Blowout. Breakfast from Chef Geoff's • Coffee from Vigilante Coffee • Live Music. Ride to VIP Motorcycle parking at RFK. Get GA Floor and mezzanine access & special rally event t-shirt! AGE LIMIT: 18+. There is a 2-ticket limit. MUST BE ON A MOTORCYCLE TO ATTEND. Tickets: $50-$125

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  • Second Annual Freedom Fest

    July 4 AT 11:00 AM - Republic Takoma Park

    TAkOMA PARK, MD. Join us for our Second Annual Freedom Fest as we serve several casks, limited release beers and hallmark flagships from your favorite local breweries. We'll also be rocking an outdoor stage with live music in addition to a smorgusbord of good ol' fashioned American BBQ. This is an all inclusive beer ticket, or 'free flowing' as we like to say (must be 21 and over).

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  • Fourth of July Beer-B-Q Battle

    July 4 AT 12:00 PM - City Taphouse

    NW, DC. We are having an all out Neighborhood Barbeque Party. Tickets are $15 for BeerBQ samplings from all three competitors, potato salad, coleslaw and watermelon. $5 select draft beers and $5 John Dalys all day. Enter a team for our Cornhole Tournament! Call for more information.

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  • Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary Blowout!

    July 4 AT 12:00 PM - RFK Stadium

    SE, DC. Foo Fighters celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band at RFK. Other performers include: Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr., Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, LL Cool J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Barbecue, motorcycle rally and more! Tickets: $78, all GA.

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  • Red, White & Boom Independence Day Celebration

    July 4 AT 5:30 PM - Prince George's Stadium

    BOWIE, MD. Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Baysox. There will be an Independence Day Picnic during the game (special ticket required) and a spectacular fireworks show after the game. There is nothing more American than baseball, hotdogs and fireworks on Independence Day!

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  • Boom with a View

    July 4 AT 6:00 PM - W Washington DC

    NW, DC. Celebrate the Fourth of July with the most exclusive views of the national fireworks! Join the W Washington DC at POV overlooking the National Mall for Boom With A View, an evening of fireworks, signature cocktails and vibrant beats. Doors open at 6 p.m., fireworks show at 9:15 p.m.. Tables start at $1,000. To reserve your view please contact POVEvents@WHotels.com

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  • View the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza From a Pirate Ship!

    July 4 AT 7:45 PM - Georgetown Waterfront Commercial Dock

    NW, DC. The price of this special event includes: Your Reservation on the Pirate Ship, services of an Experienced Captain and Crew, delicious Dinner from a Local Pizzeria, Cash Bar, three-hour cruise, two open air decks, dance floor, galley and water cannons! Best seats in the country for viewing of the National Mall Fireworks Show! As you walk down 31st street, the Pirate Ship will pull up at the end of the dock, all the way on the right.

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  • Flights with Benefits: American Wines

    July 5 AT 4:00 PM - Maple

    NW, DC. Guests are invited show their patriotism by enjoying specialty flights of wine from across the United States. Maple’s wine experts will be on hand to facilitate an informal discussion about each vino and the vineyard it comes from. The cost is $15/person. After the event, attendees will receive 15% off any food orders (the perfect excuse to enjoy some Eggplant Caponata/Goat Cheese Bruschetta, a beautiful Antipasti platter or some house-made pasta on Maple’s newly renovated back patio!)

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  • Trevor Noah

    July 5 AT 7:00 PM - Lincoln Theatre

    NW, DC. Trevor Noah returns for another hilarious night in the DMV just before he takes over The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart. Second night (July 25) added!

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  • Imagine Dragons Smoke + Mirrors Tour

    July 6 AT 7:30 PM - Verizon Center

    NW, DC. Smoke + Mirrors Tour with Imagine Dragons and Metric & Halsey. Tickets start at $29.50.

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  • Jazz 101 with Veteran Jazz Broadcaster Rusty Hassan

    July 7 AT 6:30 PM - Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

    SE, DC. This four-week course will trace the history of the music from its roots in work songs, blues, ragtime and spirituals to the contemporary forms of fusion and avant-garde. Begins July 7th and repeats every week until July 28th.

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  • Vinyl Theatre with Machineheart

    July 7 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Come to U Street Music Hall for a wild night of synth-filled fun. The members of Vinyl Theatre know firsthand that music has the power to bring people together because it happened to them. Music is how they met, it's what they bonded over, and it's what has transformed their lives. Since officially forming in 2012, the Milwaukee-based quartet has gone from being college students who revered bands like The Killers, Two Door Cinema Club, The Shins, and Death Cab For Cutie to coming into their own as artists themselves, building an impressive following for their buoyant synth-based alternative-pop sound. Vinyl Theatre's use of social media, including uploading tracks from their independent EP Chromatic one by one over a period of months onto SoundCloud, proved to be a savvy tactical decision.

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  • Romantic Slow Dances Dance Class

    July 7 AT 7:00 PM - Arlington Mill Community Center

    ARLINGTON, VA. Experienced dancers can continue to learn and build confidence in this "Beyond Beginners' Ballroom" dance class. Specific dances and patterns vary each series amongst a variety of Ballroo, Latin, and Night Club dances. Six weeks.

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  • THE SECOND CITY’S LET THEM EAT CHAOS

    July 7 AT 8:00 PM - Woolly Mammoth

    NW, DC. From our love lives to our government to our Twitter feed…nothing and no one is spared from the savagely brilliant satire of The Second City‘s celebrated Woolly Mammoth performances. Once again, the famed Chicago sketch comedy troupe will be skewering American culture in subversive and hilarious fashion at Woolly this summer. If sell-out runs of previous Second City shows like Barack Stars, Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies and America All Better!! are any indication, these tickets will be as hot as a Capitol Hill sidewalk in July. Don’t waste another second!

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  • Social Dance/Basic Survival

    July 7 AT 8:15 PM - Arlington Mill Community Center

    ARLINGTON, VA. Novice dancers will learn to "survive" and thrive in any dance situation requiring grace and ease, including wedding receptions, vacations, formal and casual dances with the basics of social ballroom dancing for couples.

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  • Global Terrorism, Espionage and Cybersecurity Monthly Update

    July 8 AT 12:00 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. Join David Major, a retired Supervisory Special Agent of the FBI and Director of Counterintelligence and Security Programs at the National Security Council staff at the White House, for a briefing on the hottest intelligence and security issues, breaches, and penetrations.

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  • Ballast Point at Scion

    July 8 AT 5:00 PM - Scion Restaurant

    Join Scion Restaurant for 14 different Ballast Point beers including several styles rarely available outside of San Diego. All Ballast Point beers will be 1/2 price all night, with brewery glassware available while supplies last. Styles include: Grapefruit Sculpin, Habanero Sculpin and Wahoo White w/ Thai Chili, Lime, & Ginger.

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  • Fringe Fest

    July 9 AT 12:00 PM

    MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, DC. Unique poetry, puppetry and wild dance performances! With 129 performing groups, there’s bound to be something for everybody including risk-taking art and non-traditional acts.

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  • All Good Music Festival

    July 9 AT 12:00 PM - Berry Hill Farm

    SUMMIT POINT, WV. The 18th incarnation of All Good is taking place at Berry Hill Farm in Summit Point, West Virginia, near Charles Town and Harper's Ferry is just 90 minutes from Baltimore, and 75 minutes from DC. Berry Hill Farm is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and marks All Good's triumphant return to Wild and Wonderful West Virginia. Come join us as we celebrate life, music and community spirit.

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  • Happy Hour on the Harbor Cocktail Cruise

    July 9 AT 5:00 PM - National Harbor

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. Join us for Happy Hour on the Harbor! Enjoy stunning waterfront views, creative specialty cocktails and a delicious buffet menu aboard the National Elite private yacht. It's the perfect alternative to the typical happy hour routine. Relax on National Elite's two climate-controlled interior decks, or enjoy the fresh air on the skydeck rooftop lounge and the outer deck with patio seating. Cocktail Cruises on National Harbor Cruises are aboard our National Elite yacht and depart from National Harbor, Maryland. Available select Thursdays during the summer. Each guest receives one complimentary drink ticket for beer, wine, juice or soda Buffet-style Cocktail Cruise Menu.

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  • Rare Founders Brewing Release

    July 9 AT 6:00 PM - City Tap House

    NW, DC. City Tap House is hosting a release party for Founders Brewing Co. Representatives from the Michigan-based brewery will be on hand to pour two new releases: Kentucky Breakfast Stout & Canadian Breakfast Stout. For the perfect pairing, Culinary Director Brian Cooke will feature pancake specials that will be available in addition to the restaurant’s full a la carte menu.

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  • code name: CYNTHIA—A Spy Musical

    July 9 AT 6:30 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. Join us for a staged reading and singing of the action-packed new spy musical celebrating the exploits of Betty Thorpe whose real spy career ranged from Madrid to Warsaw to Washington. Presented by the Pallas Theatre Collective, code name: CYNTHIA opens as Paris falls to the Nazis and master spy Betty Thorpe (code name: Cynthia) barely escapes with her life. When a mysterious mastermind blackmails the stunning beauty back into intelligence for the Allies, Betty resolves to seduce the enemy, steal France's naval codes from the Vichy Embassy in Washington, DC, and save her own delicate world from falling to pieces. This lyrical homage features music by Karen Multer and book and lyrics by Steve Multer, a 2014 finalist for the Kleban Prize in Musical Theatre. FREE; No registration required.

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  • Thursday Night Summer Concert Series: Special Military Appreciation Kickoff Performance

    July 9 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Relax and unwind after work at Rockville Town Square on Thursday nights, June 4 - August 27. Listen to live music and enjoy $5 small plates and $5 wine tasting from Dawson's Market. Join us as we honor the military throughout the month of July.

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  • Seafood and Wine Dinner

    July 9 AT 7:00 PM - Magnolia's at the Mill

    PURCELLVILLE, VA. Go fish! Better yet we will go fish and bring all the best of the catch for you! Chef Chris will prepare a celebration of the sea that you don't want to miss! Five Course Dinner with Six Wonderful Wines.

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  • Red Tail Ring

    July 9 AT 7:00 PM - The Corner Store

    SE, DC. On Thursday, July 9th, Michigan-based roots duo Red Tail Ring will perform at The Corner Store (900 South Carolina Ave). The concert begins at 7 pm, and tickets are a $20 suggested donation. Laurel Premo and Michael Beauchamp, of Red Tail Ring, share a raw blend of original folk music and interpretations of old ballads and dance tunes from the southeast mountains. Whether rendering a traditional tune or one of their original compositions, Red Tail Ring infuses each song with musical imagination, haunting harmonies and instrumental artistry on fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, jawharp and plain-old foot stomping. Since 2009, Red Tail Ring has released three albums, and traveled increasingly farther in their musical ramblings - performing throughout the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast, as well as touring in Denmark and Germany. When they're off the road, Laurel and Michael enjoy playing for community square dances when in their hometown of Kalamazoo, MI.

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  • WIT Attacks!

    July 9 AT 8:00 PM - Source Theatre

    NW, DC. Never before seen shows! D.C.'s top improvisers! Spontaneous laughs and thrills! Following up on the success of last summer’s experimental run BINGE, WIT Attacks! finds each of WIT’s company ensembles devising a brand new format. Watch some of DC’s top improvisers take big artistic leaps.

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  • Annapolis Irish Festival

    July 10 AT 11:00 AM - Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds

    CROWNSVILLE, MD. The Festival will feature three stages of entertainment hosting some of the best National and Regional Traditional and Celtic Rock bands in the country. There will be multiple schools of Irish dance, bagpipe bands and scores of retail and food vendors bringing a taste of The Emerald Isle to Annapolis!

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  • Truckeroo Food Truck Festival 2015

    July 10 AT 11:00 AM - Half Street Fairgrounds

    SE, DC. Truckeroo is a monthly festival held April thru October at the corner of Half St. and M St., SE showcasing food trucks from the Washington, D.C. area. 20+ food trucks expected.

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  • First-Ever Alexandria Live Music Week

    July 10 AT 12:00 PM - Various Locations

    ALEXANDRIA, VA. This summer, music fans can take part in the first-ever Alexandria Live Music Week from July 10 to 19, 2015, with 10 days of live music at more than 30 restaurants and venues hosting musical performances. Live Music Week will feature acts ranging from jazz to bluegrass, folk rock, country and more at venues including the legendary Birchmere music hall, Blackwall Hitch opening soon on the waterfront, plus Murphy's Grand Irish Pub, the Fish Market, 219 Restaurant and the Old Town Farmers Market. Live Music Week's kick-off weekend includes the Alexandria Birthday Celebration on Saturday, July 11, featuring performances by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and fireworks over the Potomac River, with the second weekend culminating with The Bacon Brothers at the Birchmere on July 16, 17 and 18.

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  • Meet an F-4 Pilot

    July 10 AT 1:00 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. Uncover the world of espionage and intelligence from people who practiced professionally! Join us at the International Spy Museum Store and meet an F-4 pilot.

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  • Double Dead Rise Release

    July 10 AT 6:00 PM - Flying Dog Brewery

    FREDERICK, MD. Join us for the release of Double Dead Rise, a small-batch, tasting room-exclusive release that was brewed with OLD BAY Hot. Alewife Chef Chad Wells will be preparing small plates of Chesapeake-inspired fare while DJ Landis Expandis will spin some soul, funk and rare grooves.

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  • Friday Night Live: The Dreamstreet

    July 10 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Kick off your weekend with live entertainment, great company and fantastic food, wine and beer from the restaurants at Rockville Town Square. The Dreamstreet will perform on the Dawson's Market Stage at 6:30 p.m.

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  • PINK MARTINI

    July 10 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. The self-described “little orchestra” has become an international phenomenon, “mixing glamour and sophisticated easy listening with multilingual songs and the unexpected” (The Guardian)—see them on tour for hits like “Sympathique,” “Amado mío,” “¿Dónde estás, Yolanda?” and more.

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  • 10th Annual Key West Wine Festival

    July 11 AT 11:00 AM - Breaux Vineyards

    PURCELLVILLE, VA. Come enjoy our “Vineyard in Paradise” at the 10th annual Key West Fest! Wine tastings, food vendors, live music, kids’ activities and more! Relax and enjoy reggae by The Archives followed by the Key West Band with Doyle Grisham, pedal steel guitarist with Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band. Local crafters and vendors will also be on-site selling their wares and have great items you could win!

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  • 5th Anniversary Party at Mad Fox Brewing

    July 11 AT 11:00 AM - Mad Fox Brewing

    Celebrate the 5th anniversary of Mad Fox Brewery. There will be special tapping of barrel-aged rarities, food and live music from The Justin Trawick Band. The first 400 guests will also receive a limited edition Mad Fox glass.

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  • Capital Wine and Cider Fest

    July 11 AT 12:00 PM - Dock 5 @ Union Market

    NE, DC. It's DC's best wine, cider and music festival! We're bringing together more than 100 wines from across the country and around the planet, plus 30+ ciders (and 15 beers, too!)--and you get to try them all! Enjoy delicious food available for purchase, live music during all sessions, arts, games and more!

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  • All American Beer Festival 2015 (Unlimited Tastings)

    July 11 AT 12:00 PM - Half Street Fairgrounds

    SE, DC. What happens when Uncle Sam and the nation’s most patriotic crawlers celebrate Independence Day? You get The 2015 All American Beer Festival! Come celebrate America’s Birthday on Saturday, July 11th at the Fairgrounds! Enjoy 45+ breweries pouring 80+ beers, live entertainment, party favors and more!

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  • The Palio!

    July 11 AT 1:30 PM - Three Fox Vineyards

    DELAPLANE, VA. Enjoy a recreation of Palio di Siena Three Fox Style! Come learn about this time honored Italian tradition! Be part of the race! Races will be held at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm. Fresh wood fired pizzas will be available for sale from Heritage Pizzeria.

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  • Annie Stokes - July 11

    July 11 AT 2:00 PM - Three Fox Vineyards

    DELAPLANE, VA. Annie Stokes, an indie-folk performer with hints of southern soul and Americana will perform from 2:00-4:30 pm. She released her first EP, "Ponygirl," in 2014 and plans on releasing her debut album with Blue Hippo Records.

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  • Crab & Beer Festival

    July 11 AT 2:00 PM - Proud Mary Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

    FORT WASHINGTON, MD. This year, come and enjoy a wonderful view of the Potomac, enjoy all the Crabs, Crabs, and More Crabs, plus beer sponsored by Bud Light and Coors Light. Entertainment will be present, a soulful buffet with a seafood twist, a vendor mall and over 200 seats will be available. Bring your friends and family and enjoy our Summer Crab and Beer Festival.

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  • Metro Area Ska and Pop Punk Summer Bash

    July 11 AT 4:00 PM - VFW Post 350 (Hells Bottom)

    TAKOMA PARK, MD. The Metro Area Ska and Pop Punk Summer Bash features seven bands for ten bucks. Five Washington-based bands will be supporting New Jersey’s Survay Says (fresh off their UK tour with Goldfinger) and Backyard Heroes.

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  • Concerts on the Plaza: The Russ Clarke Project

    July 11 AT 6:00 PM - Virginia Gateway Shopping Center

    GAINESVILLE, VA. Join us on the Plaza at Promenade for the classic rock and pop sounds of The Russ Clarke Project. Celebrate the weekend; bring a chair and a friend. Shows start at 6:00 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, please check Facebook for real-time updates.

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  • Lilly Singh

    July 11 AT 6:30 PM - Lincoln Theatre

    NW, DC. Multi-talented entertainer and YouTube sensation Lilly Singh brings her witty and inspirational YouTube videos to the Lincoln stage.

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  • Father

    July 11 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Father with Playboi Carti, KeithCharles Spacebar and Slug Christ in the intimate setting of U Street Music Hall. Father has released five projects: Pretty Boy Satan, L1L DIDDY, Boys and Girls Club, Young Hot Ebony, and Brawl, the latter a collaborative effort with Awful Record's Rich Po Slim. To kick off the new year, Father will be supporting Theophilus London on his 16­city U.S. Spring tour and will be dropping his next EP, Who's Gonna Get F***** First?, in February.Tickets are $18. #FatherUHall

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  • Military Concert Series: US Navy Band ft. Country Current

    July 11 AT 7:00 PM - National Harbor

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. World-class performances by bands from the nation’s Armed Forces at National Harbor will stir the hearts and souls of civilians and military personnel alike, while their tuneful stylings in a variety of genres please music lovers of all ages. Don’t miss these FREE shows on the Plaza stage select weekends throughout the summer. Join us on Saturday, July 11 for a concert by the US Navy Band featuring Country Current!

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  • BEETHOVEN’S SYMPHONY NO. 5, SARAH CHANG PLAYS BRUCH

    July 11 AT 8:15 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. The world’s most recognizable classical composition, revered as “splendid beyond all measure” (E.T.A. Hoffmann), provides a dramatic finale to an award-winning international violinist’s performance of Bruch with the National Symphony Orchestra.

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  • VC Variety Burlesque presents: WET!

    July 11 AT 9:00 PM - The Bier Baron

    NW, DC. Welcome to summer in DC where it is hot, humid and sticky. So we here at VC Variety are prepared to cool you down by getting WET! Think of it as a burlesque slip n' slide of fun! Our cast is loaded with talent and a variety of acts that is sure to leave you, soaked. Water, champagne, creatures from the deep: if it is wet, watery or just plain moist, we have it!

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  • Mr Twin Sister with Moon King

    July 11 AT 9:30 PM - DC9

    NW, DC. Mr Twin Sister is an American band from Long Island. Their music has been described as chill wave, indie pop, dream po, and disco. As Moon King, Toronto native Daniel Benjamin and collaborator/co-conspirator Maddy Wilde weave dreamlike harmonies over buzz-saw guitars and electronic percussion, their live performances capturing a raw-nerve intensity that verges on ecstatic. Many of their songs appeal to our darker subconscious desires, reveling in the embrace of fear and ego as a means of escape.

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  • Mixtape Alternative Dance Party w/ special performance by Double Duchess

    July 11 AT 11:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. A community dance part held at the 9:30 club with a guest performance by hip-hop duo Double Duchess. Get ready to dance the night away with your favorite jams and hip-hop classics.

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  • Gospel Brunch Concert with Kendall Isadore

    July 12 AT 2:00 PM - Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

    SE, DC. Kendall's arrangements of spirituals, hymns, and contemporary gospel seasoned with fresh vocals and the warmth of her violin will leave you inspired, uplifted, and filled with joy.

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  • Survey of South Africa

    July 12 AT 3:00 PM - DCanter

    SE, DC. Join us for an evening of exploration through this country's vineyards as we rediscover unique wines, unusual grapes and delicious values from South Africa!

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  • BBQ Ribs Three Ways!

    July 12 AT 4:00 PM

    Try out THREE different rib recipes side by side! Then indulge in three different flavors of Madeline cookies for dessert.

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  • Chaz French

    July 12 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Chaz French developed a level of individualistic creativity that has helped him to stand out amongst other artists in the DMV hip hop scene that is always conveyed through his music and style. Listeners will hear transparent, unapologetic lyrics that paint a vivid picture of pride, love, fun, and pain; messages similar to those shared by his artistic inspirations, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Kanye West. Tickets $15 #CFrenchUHall

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  • R5 SOMETIME LAST NIGHT TOUR

    July 12 AT 7:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Get “Loud” with the pop/rock party-starters, fronted by the Disney Channel star of Teen Beach Movie and Austin & Ally, who are climbing the Billboard charts—their sophomore album comes out 2 days before the show—don’t miss this “fun modern pop confection” (AllMusic.com).

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  • The Mighty Mighty Bosstones w/ Street Dogs & The Interrupters

    July 12 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Since their inception in 1984, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones have been one of rock music’s most prolific touring and recording bands. During their 27 year career they have played thousands of shows all over the world and released a slew of ground breaking albums. Tickets: $25 // #TMMB930

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  • Lake Anne Summer Film Festival

    July 12 AT 7:30 PM - Lake Anne Plaza

    RESTON, VA. The free outdoor festival (in its third year) will take place each month on selected Sunday’s and will feature some great flicks from classic to comedy. E.T. (1982) will be shown on July 12.

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  • Spark Espionage - Crystal City Outdoor Screenings!

    July 13 AT 6:00 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. This summer, grab your popcorn & refreshments and join SPY for Crystal City BID’s annual outdoor film festival! Argo will be playing on July 13. This event is free and open to the public.

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  • Glow & Flow Party

    July 14 AT 7:00 PM - Oby Lee Winery

    ARLINGTON, VA. Twenty dollars for an hour of sunset Vinyasa Yoga with certified yoga instructor Beth Wolfe on our tropical patio followed by a glass of rejuvenating Italian Prosecco.

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  • Taylor Swift - The 1989 World Tour

    July 14 AT 7:00 PM - Nationals Park

    SE, DC. Yes, the current queen of pop has DC in her sights this summer. No indoor arena can hold her, only the majestic Nationals Park. Vance Joy and Haim will set the stage before Swift rocks the Nationals Park crowd with her hit-packed 1989 World Tour set list.

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  • Wet Hot American Summer

    July 14 AT 7:30 PM - Washington DC Jewish Community Center

    NW, DC. Catch up on the cult classic before Netflix re-launches the epic camp comedy! It’s the last day of the summer season at Camp Firewood, and all the campers and counselors are trying to make sure they create memories that will last a lifetime. For some, that means finally experiencing “the Ultimate” (sex) for others it just means chewing some gum and then frenching a lot. Oh, and then there’s that satellite that’s threatening to fall from the sky and crush the camp – during the big final talent show of the season! Before the film join us for adult summer camp (aka. happy hour) from 5-7pm. Film tickets come with one free drink!

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  • NATIONAL BALLET OF CHINA

    July 14 AT 8:30 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Fusing classical western ballet with traditional Chinese dance, this spellbinding performance tells the story of star-crossed lovers through luscious costumes and poetic staging.

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  • J. Millard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake

    July 15 AT 12:00 PM - Somers Cove Marina

    CRISFIELD, MD. All-you-can-eat STEAMED BLUE CRABS, steamed clams, steamed corn, Suck'm Down as they Shuck'm Raw Clam Bar, fried clam strips, fried fish, sweet potato fries, french fries, onion rings and watermelon. Includes beverages with all-can-drink iced cold Pepsi and bottled water. Cold Draft Beer (with I.D.). Drink responsibly and bring a designated driver!

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  • Author Debriefing: The Billion Dollar Spy

    July 15 AT 12:00 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. While getting into his car on the evening of February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was handed an envelope by an unknown Russian. Its contents stunned the Americans: details of top secret Soviet research and development in military technology that was totally unknown to the United States. From David Hoffman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Dead Hand, comes the riveting story of the CIA's most valuable spy in the Soviet Union and an evocative portrait of the agency's Moscow station, an outpost of daring espionage in the last years of the Cold War. Free

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  • Punch Brothers Wolf Trap Bus Trip

    July 15 AT 5:00 PM - Whitlows on Wilson

    ARLINGTON, VA Join On Tap to see Punch Brothers with Bela Fleck and Abigal Washburn take the stage at Wolf Trap. The trip includes a pre-party at Whitlows in Arlington complete with complimentary appetizers. Get groovin' then get on the bus and we'll head to the lawn at Wolf Trap for a night under the stars. Tickets are just $35.

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  • Meet A Spy: Sandy Grimes

    July 16 AT 1:00 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. Join us at the Spy Museum Store and “Meet A Spy” – uncover the world of espionage and intelligence from people who practiced professionally. Sandy Grimes is a longtime veteran of the CIA’s clandestine service who—along with her colleague Jeanne Vertefeuille—helped capture Aldrich Ames, the infamous CIA officer turned traitor. Free, no registration required.

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  • Key West Concert at Mallory Square: Live Music, Complimentary Beer, Wine & Food

    July 16 AT 6:00 PM

    Get a start on the weekend at the Key West Concert Series at Mallory Square in Rockville! Join us Thursday, July 16 from 6 to 8 pm for live music from Lovely Rita, plus complimentary beer, food & wine. Grab your friends and co-workers and kick back in the amazing courtyard for the best happy hour in town. The event is open to all, must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Mallory Square Apartments are located at 15251 Siesta Key Way, Rockville, MD 20850. To RSVP and for directions, visit www.malloryrsvp.com. See you there!

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  • Thursday Night Summer Concert Series: Air Force Band

    July 16 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Relax and unwind after work at Rockville Town Square on Thursday nights, June 4 - August 27. Listen to live music and enjoy $5 small plates and $5 wine tasting from Dawson's Market. Join us as we honor the military throughout the month of July.

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  • Maggie Rose

    July 16 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Up and coming country artist Maggie Rose comes home to the DMV for a special night at 9:30 Club. Cool and confident, yet warm and approachable with a laugh that's as melodic as the songs she sings, it's difficult to look at Maggie Rose and not think that she was born under a very special star. And maybe she was. How else can you explain her journey from Potomac, Maryland—hardly a mecca for country music—to Nashville by way of storied record executive Tommy Mottola (Celine Dion, Mariah Carey)?

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  • Federico Aubele

    July 16 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Argentine singer-songwriter Federico Aubele comes to U Street Music Hall. Aubele's hunting signature sound, with its precise beats, scattered bandoneon samples, nylon string guitar, dark atmospherics and male and female vocal contrast give space this time also to several cinematic tripped out tango infused instrumentals. "I always loved instrumental music. From Pink Floyd's Atom Heart Mother, to Piazzolla's album Pulsacion, to Baden Powell's Afro Sambas to Boards of Canada. It grabs you in a different way than if you have vocals. When there's no lyrics, a barrier lifts up and the music connects direct with other areas of your subconscious, often with emotions that are hard to put in words."

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  • Rock the Row Concert Series

    July 16 AT 7:00 PM

    Each week catch a different band playing live on the plaza while you enjoy all the fun of the VIP Lounge. This week enjoy beer from Coastal Brewery and live music from Slippery When Wet. The VIP lounge will feature a mix of Pentagon Row restaurants offering items off their menu and a different guest brewer pouring from their craft beer portfolio. Staff from the breweries will be on hand to talk about their beers and guide you through the tasting. All proceeds will be donated to SCAN - Stop Child Abuse Now of Northern VA.

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  • Guster

    July 16 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Chock-full of on-stage humor and “sonically rich” (The Boston Globe) alt-rock, these down-to-earth musicians return with fan favorites like “One Man Wrecking Machine” and “Satellite,” plus songs off their new album, Evermotion.

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  • Rise & Shine Festival

    July 17 AT 2:00 PM - Snowshoe Mountain Resort

    SNOWSHOE, WV. Snowshoe Mountain (www.snowshoemtn.com), the #1 year-round resort in the mid-Atlantic, today announced that country music artist, Josh Thompson, known for hit songs “Turn it Up”, “A Cold Beer with Your Name on It” and “Wanted Me Gone” will headline the upcoming Rise & Shine Festival. The festival is new this summer and will offer several free concerts over the weekend of July 17-19, along with an Appalachian whiskey and moonshine tasting.

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  • Comcast Outdoor Alexandria Film Festival

    July 17 AT 5:30 PM - Waterfront Park

    ALEXANDRIA, VA. The Comcast Outdoor Film Festival has been entertaining families for the past 12 years. Two movies will show on a 40-foot inflatable movie screen, with the beautiful Alexandria Waterfront as the backdrop. Admission is Free. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with the films beginning at dusk. Be sure to bring blankets and beach chairs so you are comfortable during the feature presentation. Visitors to the historic district are encouraged to bike, walk or take the Metrorail Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station and take the free King Street Trolley to the festival. Street parking is limited.

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  • Yards Park Summer Concert Series

    July 17 AT 6:00 PM

    SW, DC Get ready for sun and fun! This week - Wesley Spangler. Every Friday night this summer, head down to Yards Park. Relax and enjoy the river view, fantastic bands, food and beverage, and a large variety of great restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the park. The grassy open space makes this an enjoyable event for all. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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  • Jake Miller w/ Jasmine V • Alex Angelo

    July 17 AT 6:30 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Ever since Jake Miller began posting his original songs on YouTube a few years ago, the 22-year-old Miami-born pop artist has been building a virtual army of fans. His millions of followers on social media call themselves the Millertary and come to his concerts wearing camouflage and greasepaint under their eyes. They are devoted to Miller's irresistible musical blend of pop and hip-hop, combined with the positive messages in his songs. Tickets: $25

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  • Friday Night Live: Tom Principato

    July 17 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Kick off your weekend with live entertainment, great company and fantastic food, wine and beer from the restaurants at Rockville Town Square. Tom Principato will perform on the Dawson's Market Stage at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Toe w/ StarRo

    July 17 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. toe is a Japanese music group. While mentioned in many post-rock circles, their song structure and dynamics are similar to many popular math rock artists. Tickets: $17 // #ToeUHall

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  • Summer Comedy Cruise with Mike Brooks

    July 17 AT 8:00 PM - Spirit of Mount Vernon

    SW, DC. Come aboard Spirit of Mount Vernon for an unforgettable night of comedy hosted by DC’s own funny man, Mike Brooks. Comedian Mike Brooks is one of today’s hottest rising stars and has been featured on HBO Def Comedy Jam, BET Comic View, P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy and 1st Amendment Stand Up. You may also know him from his role in the feature film “The Salon” with Vivica A. Fox. Purchase your tickets for a night of big laughs, tasty late night snacks and incredible views on the water. Seating will be cruise-style; you will be seated with other parties.

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  • Blueheart Revival

    July 17 AT 8:00 PM - Smokehouse Live

    LEESBURG, VA. Hailing from Washington DC, Blueheart Revival combines blues, rock, soul, and jam sounds in to a highly-potent blend of music in the American tradition. The group puts on high-energy, soulful shows that are sure to win over fans wherever they perform. FREE.

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  • The Family Crest

    July 17 AT 8:30 PM - Rock and Roll Hotel

    NE, DC. The 7-piece band was named one of “The 20 Best New Bands of 2014” by Paste and NPR Music included the title track in its “Favorite Songs Of 2014” raving, “[The song] builds to a feverish and astonishing vocal performance by Liam McCormick. There’s so much power and talent in this young band.”

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  • LE TOUR DE BENEFITS 4K WALK/RUN

    July 18 AT 7:30 AM - Great Falls Park

    MCLEAN, VA. Music, refreshments and fun prizes for all ages and skill levels.

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  • Vans Warped Tour - Presented by Journeys

    July 18 AT 11:00 AM - Merriweather Post Pavilion

    COLUMBIA, MD. Vans Warped Tour is a "punk rock summer camp" on wheels where music, athletes and lifestyles co-mingle and thrive in an atmosphere dedicated to music fans of punk, alternative, hip-hop, ska, pop punk, electronica, alternative rock, emo, hardcore and more. Now entering its 19th year, the VWT has become America's longest running festival concert tour and reaches more than 600,000 kids every summer. Warped is also responsible for introducing music fans to such artists as No Doubt, Katy Perry, Blink 182, Papa Roach, Sublime, My Chemical Romance, Eminem and Fall Out Boy, among hundreds of others, as well as creating the blueprint for concert tour sponsorship integration that is now used throughout other tours today. Tickets: $38.50 - $45

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  • 2015 DC BRGR Bash

    July 18 AT 12:00 PM - Arlington Gateway Park

    ARLINGTON, VA. An insanely fun outdoor event with live music, DC Brau, Atlas Brew Works & Old Ox Brewery beer gardens and a friendly ground round smackdown among sixteen of the best burger masters in the DMV.

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  • Movin' On - July

    July 18 AT 1:30 PM - Three Fox Vineyards

    DELAPLANE, VA. Movin' On will be playing classic rock music from the 60s to now at Three Fox Vineyards from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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  • Purcellville Wine and Food Festival

    July 18 AT 3:00 PM - Fireman's Field

    PURCELLVILLE, VA. Purcellville’s previous Wine and Food Festivals have featured over a dozen local wineries boasting prestigious awards and recognitions — and nearly a dozen local restaurants and food trucks with mouth-watering cuisines. 2015′s festival promises another lineup of top-notch award winning selections.

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  • Concerts on the Plaza: Patty Reese

    July 18 AT 6:00 PM - Virginia Gateway Shopping Center

    GAINESVILLE, VA. Join us on the Plaza at Promenade for the classic rock and pop sounds of Patty Reese. Celebrate the weekend; bring a chair and a friend. Shows start at 6:00 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, please check Facebook for real-time updates.

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  • Elle King

    July 18 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Frank and fearless, tender and rowdy, Elle King's debut album, "LOVE STUFF" marks the true arrival of the young singer/songwriter/guitarist/banjoist as a pop force to be reckoned with. "I always thought I knew who I was," says King, "but now I'm really learning what kind of person I want to be. And with that comes who I am as an artist, because the songs come from who I am and what I go through." Tickets $15 #ElleKUHall

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  • POKÉMON: SYMPHONIC EVOLUTIONS

    July 18 AT 8:30 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Pokémon trainers, Wolf Trap chooses you! Journey through nearly 20 years of memorable Pokémon music from the popular franchise as the orchestra performs all-new arrangements live, with clips from the video games projected on huge screens.

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  • No Scrubs: '90s Dance Party with DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion

    July 18 AT 9:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. '90s Dance Party began in 2003 as a one-off concept party by friends and DJ partners Will Eastman and Brian Billion. The idea was simple: play both guilty pleasures and underground classics you listened to growing up in the 90’s: Salt N Pepa and Nirvana. Ace of Base and Happy Mondays. The Prodigy and Biggie.

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  • Paint Nite @ Three Fox Vineyards

    July 19 AT 2:00 PM - Three Fox Vineyards

    DELAPLANE, VA. Paint a masterpiece and enjoy your favorite Three Fox wine, all at the same time! Cost is $45.00 per person; however, enter the coupon code “Paint with Carol” at checkout and receive $20 off! You'll be painting "Red Poppies 1," originally created for Paint Nite by Callie Hastings, with artist Carol Erickson.

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  • PATTI LABELLE

    July 19 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Hey sister, go sister, the Grammy-winning soul sister and Emmy-nominated actress delivers timeless hits like “Lady Marmalade,” “New Attitude,” and “On My Own,” with “astonishing force and control” (Rolling Stone).

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  • Brick Fest at the Baysox

    July 20 AT 5:30 PM - Prince George's Stadium

    BOWIE, MD. This event is for enthusiasts of all ages! There will be displays, interactive exhibits, vendors and more around the stadium concourse during the Baysox game. There are also a limited number of VIP tickets available that include early entrance privileges and a private LEGO viewing area on the stadium suite level.

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  • Neon Trees w/ COINS & Fictionist

    July 20 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Neon Trees honed their New Wave-tinged sound locally before being chosen to open for The Killers in 2008. Shortly after, they signed to Mercury Records and released Habits, which spawned the platinum-selling breakthrough single “Animal.” The track peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart, No. 2 on the Rock Songs chart, and was featured on Glee. Its success led to multiple high-profile TV appearances, and tours with Thirty Seconds To Mars, Panic! At The Disco, My Chemical Romance and Duran Duran. The band’s ascending profile smoothed the way for their next album, Picture Show, which debuted at No. 17 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart and featured the platinum-selling Top 10 single “Everybody Talks,” which cemented Neon Trees as modern rock contenders. Tickets: $25 // #NeonT930

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  • Son Lux w/ Landlady

    July 20 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Founded by producer-composer Ryan Lott in 2007, Son Lux “works at the nexus of several rarely-overlapping Venn Diagrams” (Pitchfork). With the recent additions to the band of guitarist-composer Rafiq Bhatia and drummer Ian Chang, Son Lux is now a ferocious trio both live and on record. Tickets: $15 // #SonLuxUHall

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  • Head to Head Collaboration Pairing

    July 21 AT 6:00 PM - Dogfish Head Alehouse

    Join Old Bust Head & Dogfish Head for a unique beer pairing Collaboration at the Alehouse. Enjoy a round of style comparisons featuring Vixen Irish Red with Raison D’Etre, Sumerduck Saison with Festina Peche original Berliner weisse blend and more, served with Virginia Farmstead Cheese Platter. Second course features Graffiti West Coast IPA with BBQ brisket sliders & Virginia-style potato salad. Desert is a pairing of Gold Cup Russian Imperial Stout with Mississippi mud cheesecake.

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  • Shania Twain Rock This Country Tour

    July 21 AT 7:30 PM - Verizon Center

    NW, DC. Shania Twain's Rock This Country Tour with Gavin DeGraw. Tickets start at $50.50. The Rock This Country Tour is the third concert tour by Canadian recording artist Shania Twain. The tour will be Twain's first tour in 11 years and will serve as her farewell tour.

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  • Tacos & Tequila Cooking Class

    July 22 AT 6:00 PM - El Centro D.F.

    NW, DC. in Honor of National Tequila Month, El Centro D.F. Georgetown will host a Tacos & Tequila cooking class on the restaurant’s 55-seat patio. Chef de Cuisine Eleftherios (Terry) Natas will lead the interactive class, which will teach guests techniques in four categories: how to grill beef, chicken & nopal tacos; how to make homemade salsa; how to correctly assemble a taco, and the art of making the perfect margarita. Food-lovers will spend about 20 minutes at each of the four stations. After the demos, guests will sit down to enjoy a freshly prepared meal, paired with El Centro’s signature margarita on the restaurant’s expansive patio. The Tacos & Tequila class is priced at $39 per person (all inclusive), and will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22. Space is limited to the first 40 who sign up. Tickets will be available on Eventbrite.

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  • A Vintage Evening

    July 22 AT 6:00 PM - Anderson House

    NW, DC. Many DC residents—like Larz and Isabel Anderson—opposed Prohibition in the 1920s and 1930s. Learn about the capital's underworld of speakeasies and bootleggers with remarks from Garret Peck, author of Prohibition in Washington, D.C.: How Dry We Weren't, and sample Green Hat Gin from New Columbia Distillers, the first distillery to open in DC since Prohibition.

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  • FLOYDFEST

    July 22 AT 7:00 PM - Floyd, VA

    FLOYD, VA. The green theme! FloydFest aims to provide the best musical festival experience of all time. Headliners include Grace Potter, Drive-By Truckers, Keller Williams, Trigger Hippy and Brandi Carlile. Multi-Day: $205 - $260.

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  • Beer & Barbecue with Stillwater

    July 22 AT 7:00 PM - Magnolia's at the Mill

    PURCELLVILLE, VA. Yes folks it is that season again for outside grilling, smoking and slow roasting a variety of meats, vegetables and seafood and serving them the fabulous farmhouse brews from Stillwater Artisinal Ales! Five course dinner with six delicious brews.

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  • Emily King

    July 22 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. One month after her sophomore LP, Grammy-nominated artist Emily King comes to U Street Music Hall for a very intimate performance. Emily celebrates her roots, pop, soul, and indie influences by carefully crafting compositions that serve as the perfect vehicle for her polished, lush vocals.

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  • GoldLink w/ Sango • Esta • Lakim • Joe Kay

    July 22 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Up and coming rapper Goldlink comes home to D.C. for a show at 9:30 Club. With over a million plays on his SoundCloud and at only 20, he has captured many fans with the first six songs he has released. This concert features many other sounds of tomorrow.

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  • No Eff'n Merlot! A Study of Pinot Noir

    July 22 AT 7:00 PM - DCanter

    SE, DC. Pinot Noir, that fickle grape that Sideways made famous. This class will help you figure out when to drink it, how to drink it, and why to drink it. From Burgundy to Oregon, and from Italy to New Zealand, you'll discover why wine enthusiasts the world over consider Pinot Noir to be the master of complexity, nuance and elegance.

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  • BRANDI CARLILE AND FIRST AID KIT

    July 22 AT 7:30 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Spend a summer evening with the dynamic singer/songwriter who perfectly bridges folk rock with Americana—her newest album The Firewatcher’s Daughter (2015) was hailed by NPR as a “glorious storm” for its “emotional openness, beautiful melodicism and rich textures.”

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  • Brew at the Zoo

    July 23 AT 6:00 PM - National Zoo

    NW, DC. Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) host the annual Brew at the Zoo each summer in Washington, DC. The event brings together more than 60 of the nation's finest microbreweries for beer sampling. Proceeds from the event support animal care, conservation science, education, and sustainability at the National Zoo. While sampling beverages from a wide variety of breweries, attendees enjoy live music and animal demonstrations.

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  • Thursday Night Summer Concert Series: Navy Band

    July 23 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Relax and unwind after work at Rockville Town Square on Thursday nights, June 4 - August 27. Listen to live music and enjoy $5 small plates and $5 wine tasting from Dawson's Market. Join us as we honor the military throughout the month of July.

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  • Tanlines w/ Mas Ysa

    July 23 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Electronic duo Tanlines combine acoustic instruments with electronica to create a unique sound. The two come to U Street Music Hall on July 23. Tickets: $15 // #TanlinesUHall

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  • Rock the Row Concert Series

    July 23 AT 7:00 PM

    Each week catch a different band playing live on the plaza while you enjoy all the fun of the VIP Lounge. This week enjoy beer from O' Conner and live music from Kristin and the Noise. The VIP lounge will feature a mix of Pentagon Row restaurants offering items off their menu and a different guest brewer pouring from their craft beer portfolio. Staff from the breweries will be on hand to talk about their beers and guide you through the tasting. All proceeds will be donated to SCAN - Stop Child Abuse Now of Northern VA.

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  • Drink Lab: Craft Cocktail Series - Tiki Drinks & Rum Runners

    July 23 AT 7:30 PM - Salt & Sundry

    NE, DC. We'll channel tropical vibes as we get schooled on the recent revival of tiki drinks by our favorite rum runners and Maryland's only craft distillers, Lyon Distilling Co. Sip classic tiki drinks mixed with Lyon's small-batch rums and learn about how they started making rum on the Eastern Shore.

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  • U.S. Air Guitar Conference Finals

    July 23 AT 8:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. The best of the best in air guitar play one night only to compete for the title of U.S Air Guitar 2015 Conference Champion. And in addition to the competition, some of the best veteran Air Guitarists from all over country will be flying in to put on once-in-a-lifetime face melting special performances for us, including the 2008 World Champion Hot Lixx Hulahan and 2012 World Champ Nordic Thunder. So take a date, a buddy, or just take some panties to toss at these genuine rock stars then drench a celebrity judge in beer…But whatever you do, don't miss being part of this epic event! Hosted by author and comedian Björn Türoque, who also starred in our hit documentary Air Guitar Nation. Come make history, laugh your ass off, and experience the greatest thing you've never seen.

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  • Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

    July 23 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Watch comedians, journalists, celebrity guests and more compete in NPR’s award-winning current events quiz show, hosted by actor and playwright Peter Sagal, for their chance to win a coveted prize from scorekeeper emeritus Carl Kasell.

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  • Meet a Counterintelligence Officer

    July 24 AT 1:00 PM - International Spy Museum

    NW, DC. Christopher Lynch was a Counterintelligence Officer, first in the FBI, and then in the CIA, for thirty years. As an Operations Analyst, he specialized in the KGB, in assessing tradecraft and detecting hostile control. Join us at the Spy Museum store and meet him!

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  • VIRGINIA SKA FEST

    July 24 AT 5:00 PM - Fredericksburg, VA

    FREDERICKSBURG, VA. Coming to Fredericksburg, Virginia... The Virginia Ska Fest has lined up acts, such as The Slackers, The Pietasters, The Toasters, Spring-Heeled Jack, Chris Murrary, Dan Potthast, The Snails, Eastern Standard Time, Sammy Kay, and the Murphy’s Kids. Maximum occupancy is limited to 800 people, so buy your tickets early. $25 per show and $40 for a two-day pass.

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  • Yards Park Summer Concert Series

    July 24 AT 6:00 PM

    SW, DC Get ready for sun and fun! This week - Justin Trawick. Every Friday night this summer, head down to Yards Park. Relax and enjoy the river view, fantastic bands, food and beverage, and a large variety of great restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the park. The grassy open space makes this an enjoyable event for all. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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  • Friday Night Live: 49¢ Dress

    July 24 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Kick off your weekend with live entertainment, great company and fantastic food, wine and beer from the restaurants at Rockville Town Square. 49¢ Dress will perform on the Dawson's Market Stage at 6:30 p.m.

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  • BACON-tastic!

    July 24 AT 7:00 PM

    Let's indulge in our favorite pork product: BACON! Start with an Italian classic, tomato and bread salad with bacon dressing. Two recipes of carbonara, a creamy bacon sauce, over pasta should do the trick. Finally, end the meal just right with bacon ice cream! $32 per person. RSVP required for address details.

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  • Ryn Weaver

    July 24 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Recently named an MTV Artist to Watch and Vevo LIFT Artist as well as one of Time’s “15 Artists To Watch In 2015” and one of Huffington Post’s “25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015,” Weaver rose to prominence after her debut single “OctaHate” was released online last year. Since, the track has been streamed more than 11 million times on Spotify.

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  • Sam Smith at Merriweather

    July 24 AT 8:00 PM - Merriweather Post Pavilion

    COLOMBIA, MD. Grammy-award winning artist Sam Smith comes to Merriweather as one of the most distinguishable voices in pop music right now. Tickets: $45.00 - $97.50

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  • Cowboy Mouth

    July 24 AT 8:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. For over two decades, Cowboy Mouth has dished up its unique style of rock & roll gumbo, mixing a rowdy spirit reflective of the band's hometown -- New Orleans -- with the fierce firepower of a group that lives on the road. These Louisiana natives have played more than 2,500 concerts and launched their signature song, "Jenny Says,” into the upper half of the Billboard rock charts. Above all else, they earned a well-deserved rep as a raucous, redemptive, live music experience. Tickets: $25

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  • VERDI'S AIDA IN CONCERT

    July 24 AT 8:15 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Venture into Ancient Egypt with the majestic music of Verdi’s grand opera Aida, sung by Metropolitan Opera artists and Wolf Trap Opera alumni Michelle DeYoung, Marjorie Owens, Carl Tanner and Scott Hendricks.

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  • Crowded Streets: The Dave Matthews Experience

    July 24 AT 9:00 PM - Smokehouse Live

    LEESBURG, VA. What makes Crowded Streets stand apart from other DMB tribute attempts is that every member has the performance experience, talent and stage appeal needed to stand in for his DMB counterpart. Crowded Streets wants to make sure there’s something for everyone at every one of their performances!

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  • Annie Stokes - July 25

    July 25 AT 2:00 PM - Three Fox Vineyards

    DELAPLANE, VA. Annie Stokes, an indie-folk performer with hints of southern soul and Americana will perform from 2:00-4:30 pm. She released her first EP, "Ponygirl," in 2014 and plans on releasing her debut album with Blue Hippo Records.

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  • Concerts on the Plaza: Savoy Truffle

    July 25 AT 6:00 PM - Virginia Gateway Shopping Center

    GAINESVILLE, VA. Join us on the Plaza at Promenade for the rock/Beatles sounds of Ruthie and the Wranglers. Celebrate the weekend; bring a chair and a friend. Shows start at 6:00 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, please check Facebook for real-time updates.

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  • Third Anniversary Celebration at Union Craft Brewing

    July 25 AT 7:00 PM - Union Craft Brewing

    BALTIMORE, MD. Once again we invite you to celebrate another year of brewing beer and community in Baltimore. If you've been to one of our Anniversary parties, you know we bring it big with beer, food and awesome music. And this year we're going even bigger with more rare and exclusive drafts and casks and the biggest, baddest stage and production we've ever had. Join us on Saturday July 25th at the brewery to celebrate UNION with all of our family and friends!

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  • Little Boots w/ Prinze George

    July 25 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. Since she emerged as Little Boots in 2008, Victoria Hesketh has been steadily regenerating, caressing her crystalline pop into bold new shapes. Released in 2009, the same year she topped the BBC Sound Of poll, her Gold-selling debut album 'Hands' showcased a proper popstar willing to experiment, fusing massive pop hooks onto otherworldly electronic soundscapes, while critically revered follow-up 'Nocturnes' succeeded in its aim to create experimental late night dance music built around classic pop songwriting. But it's on excellent third album 'Working Girl' where it appears she's truly come into her own, creating a forward-thinking, constantly shape-shifting dance-pop album that you can delve headlong into. Tickets: $20

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  • Military Concert Series: US Army Band

    July 25 AT 7:00 PM - National Harbor

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. World-class performances by bands from the nation’s Armed Forces at National Harbor will stir the hearts and souls of civilians and military personnel alike, while their tuneful stylings in a variety of genres please music lovers of all ages. Don’t miss these FREE shows on the Plaza stage select weekends throughout the summer. Join us on Saturday, July 25 for a concert by the United States Army Band featuring US Army Blues!

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  • Ariana Grande The Honeymoon Tour

    July 25 AT 7:30 PM - Verizon Center

    NW, DC. Ariana Grande's hits will take over for one night at the Verizon Center with special guest Prince Royce. With many hit Billboard singles such as, "Problem," "Break Free" and "The Way," The Honeymoon Tour will be a massive success.

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  • BUMPER JACKSONS "Too Big World" Album Release Show with JUNIOR LEAGUE BAND

    July 25 AT 7:30 PM - The Birchmere

    ALEXANDRIA, VA. Driving the traditions forward, the Bumper Jacksons are at it again with their new album "Too Big World." It is set to be released with a show at The Birchmere in Alexandria on Saturday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. Like an old time barn dance in downtown New Orleans, the Bumper Jacksons pull together a vast array of early American traditions into a surprisingly cohesive sound that strikes you right in the heart and gets your feet jumping. "Too Big World" marks the next step in the group’s unique artistic process.

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  • DIANA KRALL WITH WOLF TRAP ORCHESTRA

    July 25 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Enjoy the rich, honeyed vocals and tender piano melodies of this 5-time Grammy Award-winning jazz sensation as she performs audience favorites and music from her new album with the Wolf Trap Orchestra.

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  • The Dead Milkmen w/ Ego Likeness • Bastards of Fate

    July 25 AT 8:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. The Dead Milkmen, one of punk rock's most popular and influential bands throughout the 80's and 90's, come to 9:30 Club. With songs like "Bitchin' Camaro" and "Punk Rock Girl," it is surely going to be a great show.

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  • Trevor Noah- July 25

    July 25 AT 9:00 PM - The Lincoln Theatre

    NW, DC. Second performance added: Trevor Noah returns for another hilarious night in the DMV just before he takes over The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart. Tickets: $35

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  • 6th Annual Three Fox Vineyards 5K and 1 mile walk

    July 26 AT 8:30 AM - Three Fox Vineyards

    DELAPLANE, VA. The course runs around the outside of the vineyards property then finishes running through the grape vines and finishes at the tasting room. After your run or walk around the vineyard, relax and enjoy your favorite Three Fox wine. The event is conducted by Tri Performance.

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  • My Morning Jacket

    July 26 AT 5:30 PM - Merriweather Post Pavilion

    COLUMBIA, MD. Rock band My Morning Jacket will be promoting their seventh album, "The Waterfall," with singer/songwriter Jason Isbell Tickets cost $40-$55. #MMJMPP

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  • Skepta

    July 26 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. London's favorite MC Skepta comes to U Street Music Hall as one of the founding fathers of grime rap. A decade into his MC career, Skepta is bringing his worldview to a global audience in undiluted form. His fourth album Konnichawa is the sum total so far and the evolution of everything so far and, with a local and international slew of partners in 2015, the takeover is imminent.

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  • Sheppard

    July 27 AT 7:00 PM - U Street Music Hall

    NW, DC. One of Australia's hottest indie rock bands travel all the way to U Street Music Hall for there first show in DC as a headlining act.

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  • Milky Chance w/ X Ambassadors

    July 27 AT 7:00 PM - Echo Stage

    NE, DC. German pop duo Milky Chance come to Echostage with indie-pop outfit X-Ambassadors. Tickets: $35 // #MilkyCEcho

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  • Rooftop Jamz at The Graham Georgetown

    July 28 AT 6:00 PM - The Graham Georgetown

    NW, DC. Come soak in the sunset and beauty of DC’s skyline in this signature ArtJamz and The Graham Georgetown collaboration. We’ll help you create an original work of art inspired by the view from the hotel’s rooftop observatory lounge. During this guided freestyle paint session, one of our artsy creative enablers will be there to help, encourage and lead you through the process of creating an original artwork … that jamz! Besides the amazing bird’s eye view, guests can purchase and enjoy drinks and food from the Graham’s menu.

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  • Interpol

    July 28 AT 7:00 PM - Echo Stage

    NE, DC. After a brief hiatus, Interpol released their fifth studio album in 2014. The post-punk revival group will be performing songs from "El Pintor" and other classic jams at Echostage.

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  • Wines of the Pacific Northwest

    July 28 AT 7:00 PM - DCanter

    SE, DC. From the Rogue River Valley to the Rattlesnake Hills, the Pacific Northwest is home to many colorful names and an even more great wines. During this class, we'll break down this complex region that ranges from rain forests to desserts, and you'll learn how in a brief forty year period this wine region emerged from a farming backwater to rival some of the best wines on the planet.

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  • Indigo Girls

    July 28 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. The folk-rock duo that brought you “Closer to Fine” returns for a night of “acoustic arrangements with a side of…shimmering vocal harmonies” (E! Online).

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  • Django Django w/ Beat Connection

    July 29 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Django Django combines various styles of music to create a unique electro-indie rock sound. Composed of 4 members, the UK band comes to 9:30 Club.

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  • Brandon Flowers

    July 29 AT 7:00 PM - Echo Stage

    NE, DC. With a career that started as the frontman of The Killers, Brandon Flowers comes to Echostage as a solo artist performing his 80's influenced pop that has become his signature sound as a solo artist. Tickets: $35

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  • Jill Scott

    July 29 AT 8:00 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. With a voice lauded as “irresistible,” “velvety,” and “glorious” (The Guardian), the triple Grammy-winning singer, actress, and poet has dazzled fans for more than a decade with chart-toppers like “A Long Walk,” “He Loves Me,” and “Golden.”

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  • Thursday Night Summer Concert Series: Army Band

    July 30 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Relax and unwind after work at Rockville Town Square on Thursday nights, June 4 - August 27. Listen to live music and enjoy $5 small plates and $5 wine tasting from Dawson's Market. Join us as we honor the military throughout the month of July.

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  • Los Amigos Invisibles

    July 30 AT 7:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Los Amigos Invisibles bring their Grammy-winning, electrifying Latin-infused funk and jazz to 9:30 Club, right after the release of their greatest hits compilation in 2014.

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  • Rock the Row Concert Series

    July 30 AT 7:00 PM

    Each week catch a different band playing live on the plaza while you enjoy all the fun of the VIP Lounge. This week enjoy beer from South Street Brewing Company and live music from White Ford Bronco. The VIP lounge will feature a mix of Pentagon Row restaurants offering items off their menu and a different guest brewer pouring from their craft beer portfolio. Staff from the breweries will be on hand to talk about their beers and guide you through the tasting. All proceeds will be donated to SCAN - Stop Child Abuse Now of Northern VA.

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  • BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS

    July 30 AT 7:30 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. For the first time since 2008, the triple-Grammy winners known for their eclectic mix of blues, soul, reggae, and rock reunite on tour, bringing back their explosive live performances.

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  • Bike to the Beach DC Annual Ride

    July 31 AT 5:00 AM - Gonzaga College High School

    NW, DC. Bikers of all experience levels who are passionate about raising awareness and funding research for Autism are invited to participate in the Bike to the Beach DC Annual Ride. The Starting line is at Gonzaga College High School at the intersection of North Capital Street and K Street NW and the finish line is at Lion’s Club in Dewey Beach (115 McKinley St, Dewey Beach, DE 19971).

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  • DOAH FEST

    July 31 AT 9:00 AM - Luray, VA

    LURAY, VA. The music comes to you! The new River Set allows some musical acts to face guests who are swimming and cooling off in the Shenandoah River. The festival also features yoga, an afterparty at The Cove and music by the bonfire. Shenandoah Valley. $65.

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  • Yards Park Summer Concert Series

    July 31 AT 6:00 PM

    SW, DC Get ready for sun and fun! This week - White Ford Bronco. Every Friday night this summer, head down to Yards Park. Relax and enjoy the river view, fantastic bands, food and beverage, and a large variety of great restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the park. The grassy open space makes this an enjoyable event for all. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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  • Friday Night Live: Ruthie and the Wranglers

    July 31 AT 6:30 PM - Rockville Town Square

    ROCKVILLE, MD. Kick off your weekend with live entertainment, great company and fantastic food, wine and beer from the restaurants at Rockville Town Square. Ruthie and the Wranglers will perform on the Dawson's Market Stage at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Laura Marling

    July 31 AT 8:00 PM - 9:30 Club

    NW, DC. Recording since the age of 17, Marling's flawless output has established her as one of the most respected artists of her generation. Three of her albums have been nominated for the esteemed Mercury Music Prize and she is a two-time BRIT Award nominee, winning the UK’s GRAMMY-equivalent for “Best British Female Artist” in 2011. That same year she beat out an array of international talent to the title of “Best Solo Artist” at the NME Awards. Tickets: $30 // #Marling930

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  • RUFUS WAINWRIGHT

    July 31 AT 8:15 PM - Wolf Trap

    VIENNA, VA. Referred to by Elton John as “the greatest songwriter on the planet” and praised by The New York Times for his “genuine originality,” this award-winning singer/songwriter pairs his poignant lyrics with the dynamic sounds of the National Symphony Orchestra.

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  • The Hackensaw Boys

    July 31 AT 8:30 PM - Smokehouse Live

    LEESBURG, VA. With feet firmly planted in the old-time song tradition, hands soiled by the dirt of rock n’ roll and eyes fixed steadily on the future of real country music, The Hackensaw Boys are among the most exciting groups charting new territory in today’s diverse Americana music scene.

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