Fall D.C. concert roundup: Lizzo, Rosalía and more
Ten shows you don’t want to miss
Summer may be coming to a close, but fall brings an exciting new mix of artists and shows to see in D.C.! Here are seven of the best acts coming to town this season.
Spanish singer Rosalía was catapulted to international stardom after the release of her Grammy award winning album “El Mal Querer.” Noted for her unique blend of traditional Spanish music with pop, her latest album “MOTOMAMI” is widely hailed as one of the most original projects of the year. Rosalia's unique artistry and exciting new music should bring an electric energy to The Anthem.
Rosalía is performing at The Anthem on Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available here.
Lizzo and Latto
Singer, dancer, flutist and activist Lizzo just added Emmy Award winner to her already lengthy resume. Known for hits like “Truth Hurts” and “About Damn Time,” Lizzo’s high-energy instrumentals, infectious choruses and undeniable charisma are guaranteed to make an unforgettable evening. Opening the show is rapper and reality TV star Latto.
Lizzo and Latto are performing at Capital One Arena on Sept. 27. Tickets are available here.
All Things Go Festival
This years’ annual All Things Go Festival features an unbeatable lineup of Lorde, Mitski, Bleachers and many more. Held outdoors at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD, this event is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful autumn weather with some of the most influential musicians today.
The All Things Go Festival is at the Merriweather Post Pavilion on Oct. 1. Tickets are available here.
Known best for their megahit “Mr. Brightside,” The Killers dominated the 2000s with their transcendent alt-rock anthems. Now fans can experience The Killers nostalgic sound in person, reliving the songs that soundtracked a generation.
The Killers are performing at Capital One Arena on Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Resale tickets are available here.
Jack Harlow’s slick bars and catchy hooks make him a nearly unmatched hit-maker and collaborator. One of the hottest rappers in the game, Harlow earned billions of streams worldwide with songs like “WHATS POPPIN” and “First Class.” Don’t forget to catch openers City Girls and The Homies.
Harlow is performing at The Anthem on Oct. 11 at 7:45 p.m. Resale tickets are available here.
One of the biggest names in bedroom pop, beabadoobee’s stripped-down, rough-around-the-edges approach to music enticed her devoted, Gen-Z fanbase. This show is perfect for fans of artists like Girl in Red and Clairo. Lowertown opens the night.
Beabadoobee is performing at the 9:30 Club Oct. 25-26 at 7:00 p.m. Resale tickets are available here.
Arcade Fire and Beck
Legendary Canadian indie rock group Arcade Fire has released some of the most influential and acclaimed music of the 2000s. The band earned a cult following for their tender lyrics and lush instrumentals, and are known for heartfelt live performances. They are joined on this tour by the Grammy Award winning, experimental singer/songwriter Beck.
Arcade Fire and Beck are performing at The Anthem on Oct. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available here.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: “Get Out” in concert
Jordan Peele’s modern classic “Get Out” won over audiences with its atmospheric horror, social commentary and unforgettable score that incorporated Black musical traditions from blues to traditional African music. Experience Michael Abels’ haunting score like never before and watch the movie accompanied live by the incredible Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is performing at Strathmore in Bethesda, MD on Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available here.
National Symphony Orchestra and Gianandrea Noseda
For those looking for a classier night out, nothing beats an orchestra performance at the iconic John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Held in the venue’s jaw-dropping concert hall, the National Symphony Orchestra’s “Symphonic Surprise” concert features a surprise program selected by world-renowned Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda.
The National Symphony is performing at The Kennedy Center Nov. 3-5. Tickets are available here.
Omar Apollo and Ravyn Lenae
Omar Apollo’s versatile sound effortlessly crosses genres including R&B, hip-hop, pop and reggaéton, while also fusing English and Spanish lyrics. His latest album “Ivory” (2022) is his best work to date, with beautiful, soaring vocals and tales of queer love and heartbreak. Joined by up-and-coming R&B star Ravyn Lenae, this is a must-see concert for fans of artists like Frank Ocean and Daniel Caesar.
Omar Apollo and Ravyn Lenae are performing at The Anthem on Nov. 17 at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are available here.
These exciting events are the perfect way to spend a night with friends and get out and about this fall!