What’s up? I know it’s been a while since I last posted but trust me it was not by design. There were just a lack of interesting shows during this month but things are about to pick up in a major way. Here are over 30 upcoming shows that you might want to check out.
Aziz Ansari Buried Alive Tour – DAR Constitution Hall March 29 and 30th. There will be two shows on both days. Tix available on ticketmaster.com
Paid Dues Festival 2013 is a huge festival held at The Nos Event Center in San Bernardino, California. This year the festival will be headlined by Black Hippy but features many artist, full list here. The event will be held on March 30th and tix are available here. Peep the trailer.
Donnell Rawlings aka Ashy Larry – The Howard Theatre April 1st tix here. Show also features Jay Phillips
Meek Mill Dreams Come True Tour – The Fillmore Silver Spring April 6th tix here.
Immortal Technique – The Howard Theatre April 10th tix here. Show also features Constant Flow, Akir and Dj GiJoe
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 12th-14th and April 19th-21st at the Empire Polo Club in Indigo, California. The event headliners will be Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phoenix and the Stones Roses. Tix and more information on the festival can be found here.
Lianne La Havas – 9:30 Club April 12th tix are sold out, try stub hub. Show features Jaime N. Commons, Rob Gibsun and Saidu Tejan-Thomas
Paul Mooney – The Howard Theatre April 12th tix here.
Big Sean – The Fillmore Silver Spring April 13th tix here
Ryan Leslie – The Howard Theatre April 13th tix here.
Alicia Keys Set The World on Fire Tour – The Verizon Center April 14th tix here. Show also features Miguel.
Teddy Riley and Blackstreet – The Howard Theatre April 16th tix here. Show also feature Dave Hollister.
Collie Buddz Light it Up Tour – 9:30 Club April 17th tix here. Show features New Kingston and Cris Cab.
D.L Hugley – The Howard Theatre April 18th tix here. There will be two shows.
Broccoli City Festival headlined by Big K.R.I.T – DC Half Street Fairground April 21 tix here.
Solange – 9:30 Club April 23rd tix here.
Fabolous and Pusha T Life Is So Exciting Tour – The Howard Theatre April 27th tix here.
Rihanna Diamonds World Tour – The Verizon Center April 29th tix are sold out, try stub hub. Show also features A$AP Rocky.
Tech N9ne – The Fillmore Silver Spring May 1st tix here.
Sweetlife Festival May 11 at Merriweather Post Pavillion in Columbia, MD. Show will be headlined by the band, Phoenix, and will also feature Kendrick Lamar. Full artist list, tix and more info are available here.
Curren$y – The Howard Theatre May 11th tix here.
Juicy J Stay Trippy Tour – The Howard Theatre May 12th tix here. Show will feature A$AP Ferg.
Brian McKnight – The Howard Theatre May 17th tix here. There will be two shows.
Fall Out Boy – 9:30 Club May 31st tix are sold out, try stub hub.
The 6th Annual Roots Picnic – June 1st at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, PA. The festival will of course be headlined by The Roots but full artist list and tickets can be found here.
Hot 97 Summer Jam XX – Met Life Stadium June 2nd tix go onsale on 4/12
Capital Jazz Festival – Merriweather Post Pavillion June 7th,8th and 9th tix and info here.
Artie Lange – The Howard Theatre June 7th tix here. There will be two shows.
The Governors Ball Music Festival 2013 – Randall’s Island Park, NYC June 7th, 8th and 9th. Headliners for the festival are Kanye West, Kings of Leon and Guns N’ Roses. The festival features over 60 artist and the full list can be found here. Tix are still available and can be purchased here.
Mobb Deep 20th Anniversary Tour – The Howard Theatre June 6th tix here.
Big Boi Shoes For Running World Tour – The Howard Theatre June 14th tix here. Show features Killer Mike.
Firefly Music Festival Dover, Delaware June 21st,22nd and 23rd tix and info here.
Joe – The Howard Theatre June 29th tix here.
Essence Music Festival 2013 – The Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana July 4th-7th. The event will be headlined by Beyonce and will feature numerous artist which are still be added. The full list of artist can be found here. Tix are available and can be purchased here.
Mary Mary – The Howard Theatre July 26th tix here. There will be two shows.
Beyonce The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour – The Verizon Center July 29th and July 30th. Tix are sold out, try stub hub.
Lollapalooza 2013 – Grant Park Illinois August 2nd, 3rd and 4th info and tix here.
Trillectro Hip Hop + Electronic Music Festival August 3rd. No other details yet but check here to see some of the action from last year and for updates and info.
Justin Timberlake and JayZ Legends of Summer Tour – M&T Bank Stadium August 8th tix on ticketmaster.com.
Pink The Truth About Love Tour – Verizon Center November 24th tix here.
I am sure more shows, tours and festivals will be announced and if possible I will update the site day of. I hope you take advantage and get out and enjoy yourself at some of these great events. If you have questions about any of the shows, feel free to ask.
What events are you most looking forward to? Why? Let me know in the comments section.