There’s great music every night in the Washington area.  Here’s just a sample:

Saturday night bluegrass is back for the 45th season at the Lucketts Community Center in Lucketts, VA.  Here’s the lineup for the next couple of months:

  • Carolina Blue Mar 23
  • Dry Branch Fire Squad Mar 30
  • Dave Atkins Band Apr 6
  • Monroe Crossing Apr 13
  • Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper Apr 20

The concerts are hosted by the Lucketts Bluegrass Foundation and run October through April.  See the whole season schedule at

It’s the last two shows of the season in the Bluegrass Barn series at Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon.  See Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike  on Mar 24, and the Becky Buller Band on April 14.

Standing room only tickets are available to hear Hayes Carll at City Winery DC on Apr 6.

At The Hamilton Live in downtown DC, hear singer-songwriter Marc Broussard on Mar 28.  The Englshtown Project interpret songs of the Grateful Dead, Marshall Tucker Band and New Riders of the Purple Sage on Mar 29.  Della Mae comes to town May 1, at The Hamilton Live.

The best Washington-region bands go head to head at the Mid-Atlantic Bluegrass Band Competition, April 7 at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD.  Then stick around for a show by Special Consensus.   It’s all sponsored by the DC Bluegrass UnionClick here for ticket information.