March 2, 2019 at 9:25 pm EST | by Thom Murphy
SPRING ARTS 2019 CONCERTS: Womxn f*** shit up — musically of course
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Betty Who plans a 9:30 Club engagement May 28-29. (Photo by Zak Cassar; courtesy Karpel Group)

A number of great music acts will be passing through D.C. this spring —  Kelly Clarkson, Robyn, Fleetwood Mac, Mariah Carey, Betty Who and more. 

Robyn, who recently released her eighth studio album “Honey,” her first full album since the 2010 album “Body Talk,”comes to The Anthem (901 Wharf St. S.W.) on Saturday March 9 at 7 p.m. The show is sold out.

Bi artist Crystal Bowersox plays City Winery (1350 Okie St. N.E.) on Thursday, March 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $22-32. More information and tickets available at

 Kelly Clarkson brings her “Meaning of Life Tour,” following her 2017 album of the same name, to Royal Farms Arena (201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore) on Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets go from $25-399 and are available for purchase at

Soul legend Gladys Knight plays The Theater at MGM National Harbor. Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $87-343 through Ticketmaster

Fleetwood Mac returns to Washington for“An Evening with Fleetwood Mac” on Sunday, March 24 at 8 p.m. Standard tickets start at $69.50, with Verified Resale tickets going as high as $3,000, and may be purchased from The group has been getting mixed reviews since it ousted bedrock member Lindsey Buckingham last year. 

Also on March 24, lesbian singer Mary Gauthier performs at City Winery (1350 Okie St. N.E.). General admission tickets are $22 and are available for purchase from

 Following on the major success of her 2018 album “Sweetener” and her just released “Thank U, Next,” Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener World Tour” will be coming to the Capital One Arena on Monday, March 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $153 with VIP Packages running up to $699 and may be purchased at

David Archuleta, the former “American Idol” contestant and pop singer, plays The Birchmere (3701 Mt. Vernon Av., Alexandria, Va.) on Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are available for $29.50.

Homosuperior, Hex Girlfriends and Wipeout perform at Comet Ping Pong (5037 Connecticut Ave., N.W.) on Friday, March 29 at 10 p.m. Tickets are $12. 

Pop diva Mariah Carey returns to the greater D.C. area for her  “Caution World Tour,” on the heels of her 2018 album “Caution,” at The Theater at MGM National Harbour (101 MGM National Ave., Oxon Hill, Md.). Sunday, March 31 at 8 p.m. Verified resale tickets are available starting at $384 from

Gay songwriter Levi Kreis will be performing with guest Nova Payton at City Winery (1350 Okie St. N.E.) on Wednesday, April 3 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices range between $20-30 and are availabel at

Almost Queen is slated to perform at Baltimore Soundstage (124 Market Pl., Baltimore) on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices range between $19.80-44 and may be purchased from

 The Womxn Fuck Shit Up (WFSU) D.C. 2019 music festival will take place at Union Stage (740 Water St. S.W.) on Saturday, April 20 from 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Early bird tickets are available for $15, advance tickets for $20 and general admission for $25 at the door. Early bird and advance tickets may be purchased at

 Laura Jane Grace and Devouring Mothers play The Rock and Roll Hotel (1353 H St. N.E.) on Tuesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. General admission tickets may be purchased for $25.

 Australian folk singer and songwriter Julia Jacklin will perform material from her new album “Crushing” at the DC9 Nightclub on Tuesday, April 30 at 8 p.m. General admission tickets are available for $15.

Amy Ray (of Indigo Girls fame) and her band will be at Rams Head On Stage (33 West St., Annapolis, Md.) on Tuesday, May 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27.50. She plays The Birchmere in Alexandria May 23. 

Betty Who plays The 9:30 Club (815 V St. N.W.) May 28-29. One dollar of every ticket sold will go to support The Trevor Project. Tickets for the May 28 date are sold out. Tickets for the May 29 show are still available.

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