The Bacon Brothers (Photo by Jeff Fasano)
The Bacon Brothers — Michael and Kevin — launched their Shaky Ground Tour 2019 earlier this year, and the famous Footloose actor and his brother perform at The Birchmere for three nights *this weekend*! You can catch them on the first night — Friday, July 19 — and the final night — Sunday, July 21 — but Saturday is sold out.
Tuxedo (Photo by Andi Elloway)
Tuxedo will release Tuxedo III, the duo’s third studio album, on Friday, July 19. Shortly after, the funk duo comprised of Grammy-nominated recording artist Mayer Hawthorne and Grammy-nominated producer Jake One performs at 9:30 Club on Sunday, Aug. 4! You can win tickets to see them with Parklife DC.
Lord Huron (Photo by Pamela Littky)
Lord Huron continues to take their lauded live show on the road with the band’s acclaimed new album, Vide Noir, released last year on Whispering Pines and Republic Records. Lord Huron takes the show to The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park on Tuesday, July 23!
Khemmis (Photo courtesy the band)
Denver metal quartet Khemmis released Desolation, the band’s third studio album, in 2018 via 20 Buck Spin and Nuclear Blast. The doom metal band performs at Songbyrd Music House on Thursday, July 18!
Blink-182 and Lil Wayne (Photo courtesy Blink-182)
California punk trio Blink-182 recently dropped “Generational Divide,” a fast new song. New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne released Tha Carter V, his 12th studio album, last year. The two have come together for a joint tour that lands at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, July 21.
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band with Rev’s Cadillac (Photo courtesy the band)
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band released Poor Until Payday, the band’s ninth studio album, last fall, and the trio has been on the road ever since. The Reverend and his bandmates perform at The Hamilton Live on Sunday, July 21, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!
Nas (Photo courtesy Wolf Trap)
Rapper Nas released Nasir, his 11th studio album, via Mass Appeal Records in 2018. But the hip hop artist is on tour now to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his album Illmatic, and he’s doing it in style. Nas performs the album with the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap on Sunday, July 14.