Sounds of Spring

With warm weather slowly creeping in, spring concerts are back in full swing.

By Nehal Aggarwal - April 2017

Sounds of Spring

With warm weather slowly creeping in, spring concerts are back in full swing.

By Nehal Aggarwal - April 2017

DJ Dubble8 and Wendel Patrick of Baltimore Boom Bap Society. -Courtesy of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

With outdoor venues opening up and warm weather slowly creeping in, spring concerts are back in full swing. Whether you’re young or old, into oldies (but goodies) or the hottest new track, there’s something for everyone with these upcoming concerts.

Milennial Mix

4/8: Big Sean
The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. 8 p.m. $50. 301-960-9999. This popular Detroit rapper comes to Silver Spring with his new album, I Decided.

4/8: Deadmau5
Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 7:30 p.m. $45-75. 410-715-5550. This mouse-masked electronic musician brings his heavy house beats to the woods of Merriweather.

4/18-19: Explosions in the Sky
Rams Head Live, 20 Market Pl. 8 p.m. $30. 410-244-1131. Get lost in the grooves of this instrumental indie-rock band.

Guitar Gods

4/6: John Mayer
Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 7:30 p.m. $55-115. 202-628-3200. The guitarist dream boat is back on tour with a handful of new songs.

4/12: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 8 p.m. $52-102. 202-628-3200. This rabble-rousing rock band does not disappoint with its unique blend of funk and punk rock.

4/25: Steve Winwood
Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. 7:30 p.m. $48-83. 410-900-1150. This rock ’n’ roll legend puts on a star show featuring new songs and old favorites like “Higher Love.”

Classic Crooners

4/6: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St. 8 p.m. $65-191. 410-837-7400. Don’t miss this iconic 1960s quartet with lead singer Frankie Valli’s hallowed falsetto.

4/21-23: The Doo Wop Project
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. $33-99. 410-783-8000. This New York a cappella group takes you back to the good old days with tight harmonies and a soulful sound.

Local Tunes

4/5: Baltimore Boom Bap Society
The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave. 9:30 p.m. $7. 410-244-8855. This experimental music group hosts its monthly night of live improvisational hip-hop in Station North.

4/7: Cris Jacobs
Baltimore Soundstage, 124 Market Pl. 8 p.m. $22-25.30. 410-244-0057. One of Baltimore’s most active singer-songwriters takes the stage downtown.

4/8: Maggie Rogers
U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW, Washington, D.C. 7 p.m. $15. 202-588-1889. Since becoming noticed by iconic beat maker Pharrell, this Eastern Shore songstress has skyrocketed to indie fame.

4/15: Great American Canyon Band
Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. 9 p.m. $12-14. 410-662-0069. This local indie-folk duo presents their Americana sound.





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