Welcome to August. Don’t stay home. Here are our #DCmusic show picks for the first weekend of DC’s least-populated month.
Gypsy Sally’s invites you to Burn Down Babylon tonight with a roots reggae and dub showcase featuring DMV area faves Nkula and Shamans of Sound, along with Boston band Los Elk.
DC Brau celebrates summer on Saturday with their third edition of Braustomp, a rain or shine parking lot party featuring an astounding lineup of DC’s ska heavyweights, including Eastern Standard Time, The Scotch Bonnets, The freakin’ Pietasters and a lot more. Hit this party up starting at 1 PM.
Live Music Heals and Live Music Unites! On Sunday starting at 5 PM, Clarendon’s Whitlows on Wilson hosts a benefit concert for the merchants in Westover harmed by the recent epic flash flooding. The roots and Americana focused lineup includes Bobby Thompson, Justin Trawick & The Common Good, Jumpin’ Jupiter and more. Visit their GoFundMe campaign to help out more.