‘Tis the season for ugly sweater holiday parties, Santarchy, and sparkly gifts. If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift for your friend, family member, or significant other I would suggest buying them a pair of tickets to these upcoming shows… and of course keeping one of the two tickets for yourself.
The Top 10 Upcoming Washington, DC Concerts for 2015
1. The SNOCORE Tour – Flyleaf, Adelitas Way, Framing Hanley, and Fit for Rivals at Rams Head Live on February 4th. Flyleaf is touring in support of their new album Between the Stars. Check out their video for Set Me On Fire.
2. Papa Roach and Seether with Kyng and Islander- This tour is one of those rare perfect packages. Co-headliners Seether and Papa Roach are both phenomenal live, and both bands are selling exclusive VIP packages which include a meet and greet and the opportunity to watch the show from the side of the stage. Papa Roach is touring in support of their new album F.E.A.R. Watch Face Everything and Rise and buy your VIP package for Seether or Papa Roach stat. Coming to the Fillmore Silver Spring on January 14th.
3. Chris Tomlin – Grammy nominations were announced today and so was GRAMMY® Award winner Chris Tomlin’s tour. With nine albums, 12 No. 1 radio singles, a GRAMMY® Award and eight additional nominations, three Billboard Music Awards, 21 Dove Awards, a platinum and four gold albums under his belt, Tomlin is one of the biggest stars in Christian music. Catch Tomlin at the Patriot Center on March 21st.
4. Taylor Swift – Hopefully you have a blank space on your calendar for July 13th or 14th because you’ll want to write in Taylor Swift’s name. You can shake it off with Swift at Nat’s Park this summer.
5. Foo Fighters – While the tourists flock to the National Mall on July 4th Washingtonians will be flocking to see the Foo Fighters at RFK Stadium. Joining the Foo Fighters for their 20th Anniversary Show will be special guests Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr., Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, LL Cool J featuring DJ Z-Trip, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty. Will this be the best show of 2015? Probably.
6. Kenny Chesney… The Big Revival Tour 2015 – It will be a barefoot blue jeans kind of night with Chesney, Jake Owen, and Chase Rice at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 27th.
7. Wale – This is the ultimate way to celebrate New Years Day. Your might be hungover from New Years Eve but don’t miss this opportunity to hear DC Chillin’ live at the Fillmore Silver Spring on January 1st.
8. Dancing with the Stars: Live! Tour – You can watch Mirrorball champ Alfonso Ribeiro shake it live and in person. Get a sneak peak of the tour and watch that stunning dance number online. VIP Packages are available through VIP Nation offering fans meet & greets, photo opportunities with cast, premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more.
9. BETWEEN THE SHEETS TOUR – Multi-platinum selling artists Chris Brown and Trey Songz will tear up the stage at the Verizon Center on February 22nd. Bottoms up!
10. Billy Idol – Billy Idol is amazing live and if buying a pair of his concert tickets for someone you can package them with his self-written autobiography Dancing With Myself. Idol will rock the stage at the Lincoln Theatre on January 25th.
Friendly Reminder! Check out the 9:30 Club’s Charity Holiday Raffle for a chance to win free tickets to every 9:30 Club show in 2015!