What’s Up, October?

Concerts in the area from now through the first weekend of November in DC, NorVa, and Baltimore:
BOLDED shows are writer’s pick of the day
ITALICIZED shows are late-night shows
STRUCK(?)-OUT shows are sold out at time of posting
Remember, DOUBLE CHECK WITH THE VENUE BEFORE GOING TO THE SHOW. All information is accurate as of October 9th.

10/09
Andrew Ripp and Pat McGee Band at Birchmere, Alexandria
of Montreal, Love is All at 9:30 Club, DC
Basshound, Papa Grows Funk at State Theater, Falls Church
The Influence at Jammin’ Java in Vienna
Natalie Cole at Strathmore, North Bethesda
10/10
Girl Talk, Grand Buffet, Hearts of Darknesses at 9:30 Club, DC
Atmosphere, Blueprint, DJ Rare Groove, Abstract Rude at Sonar, Baltimore
Martin Sexton, Ryan Montbleau Band at Birchmere, Alexandria
Michael Jack Greenwald and his band, The Mahoney Brothers at Santa Fe Cafe, College Park
Stepanian at University of Maryland, College Park
10/11
DJ Mike Relm, Adeem at Rock ‘n’ Roll Hotel, DC
Girl Talk, Grand Buffet, Hearts of Darknesses at Sonar, Baltimore
Grace Potter and The Nocturnals at The Recher, Towson
Shwayze at Santa Fe Cafe, College Park
Papa Grows Funk with Cris Jacobs at The 8×10, Baltimore
Buckethead, That 1 Guy at State Theatre, Falls Church
10/12
Galactic, Corey Henry, Shamarr Allen, Crown City Rockers at 9:30 Club, DC
Ra Ra Riot, The Morning Benders, Walter Meego at The Black Cat, DC
Basshound at Bossa, DC
Rise Against, Thrice, Alkaline Trio, The Gaslight Anthem at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore
10/13
Yelle at 9:30 Club, DC
Brazilian Girls, DAMN RIGHT! at Sonar, Baltimore
All Time Low, Mayday Parade, The Maine, Funeral Party at 9:30 Club, DC
Dead Confederate at Talking Head, Baltimore
10/14
Alison Moyet, Brendan James at 9:30 Club, DC
Ben Nichols, Frank Turner, Chuck Ragan, Tim Barry at The Black Cat, DC
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! at DC9, DC
Ra Ra Riot at Ottobar, Baltimore
Eric Lindell at The 8×10, Baltimore
Ray LaMontagne, Leona Naess at Strathmore, North Bethesda
10/15
Janet Jackson, LL Cool J at The Verizon Center, DC
MSTRKRFT, LA Riots, Felix Cartal at Bedrock, Baltimore
Hanson, Dave Barnes at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore
JJ Grey and MOFRO, Hill Country Revue at State Theatre, Falls Church
Segway, Jimkata, Papadosio, The Green Light Society at The 8×10, Baltimore
10/16
Basshound at The 13th Floor, Baltimore
Five Times August at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold
Jason Reeves at Jammin’ Java, Vienna
10/17
The Bridge, Little Feat at 9:30 Club, DC
Fucked Up!, Vivian Girls at Sonar, Baltimore
Jason Reeves at Santa Fe Cafe, College Park
Akimbo at Talking Head, Baltimore
Savion Glover at Warner Theatre, DC
10/18
AA Bondy, Cold War Kids at 9:30 Club, DC
Akimbo at The Red and The Black, DC
The Egg, DAMN RIGHT!, Push at Bedrock, Baltimore
EOTO at The 8×10

GWAR, Kingdom of Sorrow, Toxic Holocaust at Sonar, Baltimore
The Cheaters at Rams Head Tavern, Savage
The Misfits at Jaxx, Springfield
10/19
KNOXFEST: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Hampsterpants, Superland Stage Band (formerly Soul’d Out), OnTheBus, The Brakes, Telepath at Knox Road, College Park
KNOXFEST AFTERPARTY with EOTO and Clay Parnell at Santa Fe Cafe, College Park

Galactic at The 8×10
Fucked Up, Vivian Girls at Rock ‘n’ Roll Hotel, DC
Steel Train, Forgive Durden, Dear and The Headlights at Ottobar, Baltimore
Musiq Soulchild at Birchmere, Alexandria
Method Man, Red Man, Termanology at Sonar, Baltimore
10/20
David Banner, Talib Kweli, B.o.B. at 9:30 Club, DC
Jason Mraz, Lisa Hannigan at DAR Constitution Hall, DC
Musiq Soulchild at Birchmere, Alexandria
10/21
Relient K, Ludo, This Providence, House of Heroes at 9:30 Club, DC
The New Year, The Uglysuit at DC9, DC
Underoath, The Devil Wears Prada, Saosin, P.O.S. at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band! at The 8×10, Baltimore
10/22
Broken Social Scene, Land of Talk at State Theatre, Falls Church
MJ Project, Segway at The 8×10, Baltimore
Minus The Bear, Sylvie, Annuals at 9:30 Club, DC
Alejandro Escovedo at Sonar, Baltimore
10/23
The Black Crowes at 9:30 Club, DC
The Rosebuds at The Black Cat, DC
The Derek Trucks Band at Strathmore, North Bethesda
10/24
The Black Crowes at 9:30 Club, DC
Born Ruffians, Plants and Animals at Rock ‘n’ Roll Hotel, DC
Conspirator, MO2, Sonkin, Telepath at Bedrock, Baltimore
NoFX, Teenage Bottlerocket, Dillinger Effect at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore
10/25
The Black Crowes at 9:30 Club, DC
Blues Traveler at Rams Head On Stage, Annapolis
Born Ruffians, Plants and Animals, Sbach at Talking Head, Baltimore
The Cheaters at Whiskey 1803, Annapolis
Psycho Killers (Grateful Dead/Talking Heads Tribute), Splintered Sunlight at The 8×10, Baltimore
Conspirator, Telepath, Dr. Fameus at State Theatre, Falls Church
Mad-Sweet Pangs, The Rez, 3fifths at The Rez Ball, Lanham
10/26
Deerhoof, Experimental Dental School, Flying at 9:30 Club, DC
Opeth, High on Fire, Baroness at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore
10/27
Billy Bragg, The Watson Twins at 9:30 Club
Blues Traveler at State Theatre, Falls Church
Zappa Plays Zappa at Birchmere, Alexandria
10/28
Jay Reatard at Black Cat, DC
Yael Naim at Rams Head On Stage, Annapolis
Billy Bragg, The Watson Twins at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore
Hanson, David Barnes at State Theatre, Falls Church
10/29
Slightly Stoopid, Outlaw Nation at 9:30 Club, DC
Strange Design at Santa Fe Cafe, College Park

DAMN RIGHT! at The 8×10, Baltimore
Bouncing Souls at Black Cat, DC
10/30
Slightly Stoopid, Outlaw Nation at 9:30 Club, DC
Polysics, Jaguar Love, Black Gold at Black Cat, DC
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad at Eighteenth Street Lounge, DC
kd lang and Justin O’Halloran at Strathmore, North Bethesda
Tesla at Rams Had Live!, Baltimore
10/31-HALLOWEEN MADNESS
DJ Rekha at Black Cat, DC
Drop Electric, The Funk Ark at Comet Ping Pong, Baltimore
Coldplay, Duffy at The Verizon Center, DC
Metro Station, Shwayze, Tyga, Cash Cash at Sonar, Baltimore
The Pietasters, The Toasters, Deals Gone Bad at 9:30 Club, DC
Panic! At the Disco, Dashboard Confessional, Plain White T’s, The Cab at Patriot Center, Fairfax
Cities at Talking Head, Baltimore
11/01
Lotus, Orchard Lounge at 9:30 Club, DC
Future Rock, BioDiesel at The 8×10, Baltimore
Matisyahu, Flobots at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore
Bishop Allen, Electric Owls at Black Cat, DC
11/02
Hercules, Love Affair at 9:30 Club, DC
Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Straylight Run, Anberlin, There For Tomorrow at 9:30 Club
Julian Velard at DC9, DC

Am I missing anything?

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One response to “What’s Up, October?

  1. Atmosphere ate dinner @ my bar last night! We took Patron shots with him and his crew, and he put our whole staff on the guestlist for the show tonight! Unfortunately, I have to work (again) and can’t make it! Grrr!

    I found yer blog via The Bridge board…veddy nice! We should be friends! M’Space me! Yay!

    -Ben

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