Top 20 Concerts for March 2022

Khruangbin play at The Anthem on March 11th! (Photo Credit: Tamsin Isaacs)
Khruangbin play at The Anthem on March 11th! (Photo Credit: Tamsin Isaacs)

Look sharp, good concerts coming your way.

How should you spent your time and to which artists and venues should you spend your stacks of dimes on?

Here are some artists and scenes that will definitely keep you busy…and musically happy! Vax and mask mandates may still apply for most concert venues in March, be sure to check in advance.

Top 20 Concerts for March

Goose @ 9:30 Club (3/1 & 3/2/22) SOLD OUT

Outerloop @ Pie Shop (3/3/22) (Pro Tip: Another chance, we told you then, we tell you now. Go. A local post-punk band from Virginia.)

The Besnard Lakes @ DC9 (3/5/22)

The Tallest Man on Earth @ 9:30 Club (3/6/22) SOLD OUT

Bluewreck @ Pie Shop (3/6/22) (Pro Tip: A psychedelic rock band from DC, they are nominated for Best Hard Rock Artist/Group in the 2022 Wammies.)

girl in red @ 9:30 Club (3/11/22) SOLD OUT

Khruangbin @ The Anthem (3/11/22) SOLD OUT (Pro Tip: My #1 show this month! Try some East Asian surf-rock, Persian funk, and Jamaican dub in one band!)

Shannon McNally @ Pearl Street Warehouse (3/12/22) (Pro Tip: Go for the country and roots music, stay to shout happy birthday, her’s is on March 17th.)

ShamrockFest @ RFK Stadium Grounds (3/12/22) (Pro Tip: Scythian, Dropkick Murphy’s AND Steve Aoki? Sure.)

KT Tunstall @ The State Theatre (3/13/22) 

Kim Gordon @ 9:30 Club (3/15/22)

Hannah Jaye & The Hideaways (opening for The Wooks) @ Pearl Street Warehouse (3/17/22)

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova @ The Anthem (3/18/22)

Nightly (opening for The Midnight) @ 9:30 Club (3/23/22) (Pro Tip: Check out our review of Nightly from a previous DC show.)

Sasami @ Black Cat (3/24/22)

Cannons @ Union Stage (3/26/22)

The Crystal Casino Band (opening for Austin Weber) @ Pie Shop (3/27/22) (Pro Tip: Their album, Not About You, is nominated for a 2022 Wammie for Best Rock Album.)

joan @ Songbyrd Music House (3/30/22) (Pro Tip: Check out our review of joan from a previous show.)

Joan Osborne @ The Birchmere (3/31/22)

Why Bonnie (opening for Thao) @ 9:30 Club (3/31/22) 

Bonus

(Twenty seems restrictive, so let’s innovate a few more, including in Baltimore and Richmond.)

Sunflower Bean @ Otto Bar (Baltimore) (3/4/22) (Pro Tip: Road trips are fun, but rest assured they are also playing in DC on May 5th at Union Stage.)

Steven Page @ City Winery DC (3/6/22) (Pro Tip: Formerly of Barenaked Ladies!)

Natalie Bergman @ Songbyrd Music House (3/7/22)

The Regrettes @ The Broadbery (Richmond) (3/9/22) (Pro Tip: The Regrettes are also coming to The Lincoln Theatre on 5/3!)

Venray (with Weird Babies) @ The Pocket (3/11/22) (Pro Tip: Good local DC band, I saw them at Pie Shop recently.)

Maisie Peters @ Howard Theatre (3/12/22)

White Ford Bronco @ Union Stage (3/18/22)

Horsegirl @ DC9 (3/20/22)

Hand Habits (opening for Perfume Genius) @ 9:30 Club (3/25/22)

Author: Jeremy Bailey

Writer and editor living in Washington, D.C.

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