Concert Pick: Top 15 Concerts for February 2020

Bonny Light Horseman
Bonny Light Horseman play at Songbryd on Feb. 4th, it’s sold out! (Photo Credit: James Goodwin)

What concerts should you enjoy in February?

Here is our EXPANDED update for February!!

We posted up a split January/February Top 15 to start the year since January was lightish on concerts, but February is looking strong, so let’s confab.

We scanned the venue sites, checked our emails, and scrolled through Bandsintown like a boss, so now find our picks for the best musical performances in DC for the month of February to satiate your concert-going desires.

February 2020

Greensky Bluegrass @ The Anthem (1/31 & 2/1/20)

Bonny Light Horseman @ Songbyrd Music House (2/4/20) (Sold out show! Here is our Preview.)

Three Dog Night @ The Birchmere (2/7/20)

joan @ Songbyrd Music House (2/8/20) (Review from 2019)

Blue Öyster Cult @ The Birchmere (Alexandria) (2/9/20) (Pro Tip: Don’t fear the reaper.)

Anna of the North @ U Street Music Hall (2/13/20) (Review from 2019)

Amanda Shires @ Sixth & I Synagogue (2/16/20) (Preview)

Bat for Lashes @ Sixth and I Historic Synagogue (2/18/20)

Super Diamond @ 9:30 Club (2/20/20) (Pro Tip: The Neil Diamond cover band you need to see! I’ve seen them four times!)

Annie Hart @ Songbyrd Music House (2/21/20) (Pro Tip: One of the members of Au Revoir Simone.)

Broke Royals @ Pie Shop (2/22/20) (Pro Tip: Read our interview from 2019.) (Preview)

Time is Fire @ DC9 (2/27/20) (Pro Tip: Local post-punk, global-infused band. I saw them at Slash Run, and they were ON … okay, no puns…they were very good.)

Vérité @ U Street Music Hall (2/28/20)

The Lumineers @ Capital One Arena (2/28/20)

KOPPS @ Songbyrd Music House (2/29/20) (Preview)


White Ford Bronco @ Rock and Roll Hotel (2/7 & 2/8/20) (Pro Tip: Two nights of 1990’s covers? Yes, please.)

Echosmith @ 9:30 Club (2/12/20) (Pro Tip: The cool kids are doing it.)

Maggie Miles @ Pearl Street Warehouse (2/13/20) (Pro Tip: A FREE show, with a pop artist from Northern Virginia. It’s free.)

Jonah Parzen-Johnson @ Rhizome (2/17/20) (Pro Tip: Rhizome is an intimate DIY venue, a cool space to catch a show of this caliber.)

Angela Perley @ Hill Country DC (2/21/20) (Pro Tip: She’s also opening for Caamp at the 9:30 Club on Jan. 31st!)

Drive-By Truckers @ 9:30 Club (2/28 & 2/29/20)

Hannah Jaye and the Hideaways w/ Justin Trawick @ DC9 (2/28/20) (Pro Tip: A local Americana and folk band. I keep meaning to catch them live, but what’s up with February 28th?!? So many choices, but pick one.)

Author: Jeremy Bailey

Writer and editor living in Washington, D.C.

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