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Your February 2017 concert guide

Whether you're in Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band or Crazy in Love, it's the perfect month to fall for some new music. Here are the best shows to check out in February.

Week 1: February 2-9

1. Isaiah Rashad
Hip hop from an up-and-coming star
Thursday, Feb. 2 - U Street Music Hall

2. Goldroom
Upbeat EDM with a West Coast sensibility
Thursday, Feb. 2 - Soundcheck

3. TOKiMONSTA
Electronica/chillwave that invokes warmer nights
Friday, Feb. 3 - U Street Music Hall

4. Bear's Den
Folk rock
Saturday, Feb. 4 - U Street Music Hall

5. Year of the Ox
Stoner metal with southern riffs
Saturday, Feb. 4 - Songbyrd

6. Nothing
Shoegazing rock
Tuesday, Feb. 7 - 9:30 Club

7. Audien
Progressive house
Thursday, Feb. 9 - Soundcheck

Week 2: February 10-17

1. Savoy
Rock and electronica's club-ready hybrid
Friday, Feb. 10 - U Street Music Hall

2. Chris Smither
American folk and blues
Saturday, Feb. 11 - Strathmore

3. White Ford Bronco
D.C.'s favorite 90s cover band
Saturday, Feb. 11 - Rock & Roll Hotel

4. Parquet Courts
Indie rock straight out of Brooklyn that retains a punk sensibility
Monday, Feb. 13 - 9:30 Club

5. Laura Mvula
Soul with an R&B flair
Tuesday, Feb. 14 - Sixth & I

6. Rick Astley
Dance pop, but you probably know him from being Rickrolled at some point in your life
Tuesday, Feb. 14 - 9:30 Club

7. Lauryn Hill
Neo-soul
Thursday, Feb. 16 - 9:30 Club

8. Kodie Shane
Hip hop and rap from a prodigy
Thursday, Feb. 16 - Black Cat

9. Busty And The Bass
Funk, neo-soul and electronica rolled into one modern package
Friday, Feb. 17 - Sonbyrd

Week 3: February 18-25

1. Buika
Jazz with reggae and flamenco influences
Saturday, Feb. 18 - Howard Theater

2. XXYYXX
Chill electronic with allusions to hip hop
Sunday, Feb. 19 - U Street Music Hall

3. Hamilton Leithauser
Chamber pop/rock
Wednesday, Feb. 22 - Rock & Roll Hoteld

4. The-Dream
Hip hop/R&B
Thursday, Feb. 23 - 9:30 Club

5. Tove Lo
Electropop that's a darker than some of its Swedish peers
Friday, Feb. 24 - 9:30 Club

6. Nick Hakim
Aching, aching soul with a strong instrumental presence
Saturday, Feb. 25 - Songbyrd

Week 4: February 26-28

1. MUNA
Brilliantly dark indie pop
Sunday, Feb. 26 - DC9

2. Ariana Grande, Little Mix, and Victoria Monet
Pop
Monday, Feb. 27 - Verizon Center

3. Japandroids
Rock
Monday, Feb 27-28 - 9:30 Club


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