It’s Springtime in DC.
That means Cherry Blossoms, warmer temperatures [FINALLY], and most importantly: major concerts and festivals that will gear you up for the serious summertime lineups. Here is your guide to the best shows the DMV has to offer this season. Whether it’s the shows at Echostage, the outdoor mega concerts at Jiffy Lube Live, or the festivals at Merriweather Post Pavillion and the Pimlico Race Track — the DMV’s got it all. We’ve scouted some of the best gigs here, so if you want to grab seats for one of these must see concerts you better think fast, tickets are already on sale or nearly sold out for just about everything listed!
When: May 22, 2015
Tickets: Wantickets ($40)
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Eric Prydz is an Echostage veteran who knows how to put on a great show. He rocked NYE 2014, and in that year of shows, it was arguably one of the biggest. He returns this May to play for those of you who would are partying locally Memorial Day weekend, and he will not disappoint.
Dave Matthews Band
The Dave Matthews Band will be back on the road again this year, kicking off a sprawling summer trek through North America. If that fact in and of itself isn’t awesome enough, the group will also be performing two full sets each night. That’s right: TWO. One electric, one acoustic. A very special evening indeed, because these shows are going to feature both the career-spanning music you already know and love as well as a few new and unique songs each night.
Sweetlife Festival announced a 2-day festival, featuring over 22 hours of music and more than 25 of our favorite artists like Calvin Harris, Kendrick Lamar, Charli XCX, Billy Idol, Tove Lo and much much more.
Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey’s Endless Summer Tour is the upcoming first official concert tour by American recording artist Lana Del Rey in support of her second studio album Ultraviolence (2014).
Country Mega Ticket
When: Multiple Dates June- September 2015
Where: Jiffy Lube Live
Tickets: Live Nation ($250)
Do you like country or do you LOVE it? Jiffy Lube Live proudly announced the 2015 Country Mega Ticket, an ten-show package featuring the summer’s hottest country shows at the venue for all you country mega fans out there. The 2015 Country Megaticket gives you the chance to buy tickets before everyone else, weeks before the individual show tickets are available.
To see the rest of what DCClubbing and Glow have coming up this spring and summer check out our event calendar.