September 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT | by Thom Murphy
FALL ARTS 2019: CONCERTS — Chely, Chaka and (OMG!) Cher
2019 fall concerts, gay news, Washington Blade
Kim Petras is here Nov. 20, Chely Wright is here Oct. 13 and Cher returns to D.C. in early December. (File photos courtesy Fillmore, Birchmere and KC respectively)

This fall sees a number of great acts coming to the District. Country vocalists Carrie Underwood and Chely Wright, DJs Diplo and Martin Garrix, pop acts like The Chainsmokers and Kim Petras, as well as Todrick Hall and Cher(!) are just a few of the acts coming to D.C. in the coming months.

DJ and producer Diplo will perform at Echostage (2135 Queens Chapel Rd., N.E.) this Saturday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $40-50 and are available at eventbrite.com.

On Tuesday, Sept. 17 The B-52s bring their “40th Anniversary Tour” show to the Anthem (901 Wharf St, S.W.) at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at theanthemdc.com, and range between $55-95.

Pop singer Lizzo will be gracing the District with her presence on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at The Anthem. The tickets, ranging from $45-75, are currently sold out.

Out punk pioneer Bob Mould is touring following the release of his most recent album “Sunshine Rock,” and will be making a stop at City Winery (1350 Okie Street, N.W.) on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $35-45 directly from City Winery at citywinery.com.

DJ Martin Garrix is at Echostage Oct. 2-3 at 9 p.m. Tickets are available directly at echostage.com. Prices range from $40-50.

Carrie Underwood will be in town with her “The Cry Pretty Tour 360” at the Capital One Arena (601 F St., N.W.) on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for $49-99 and up at ticketmaster.com.

Country music star Phil Vassar plays The Birchmere (3701 Mount Vernon Ave.) on Thursday, Oct. 10 in Alexandria, Va. Tickets for the show are $45 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

The acclaimed Chicago-based artist Chance The Rapper will appear at Capital One Arena on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices range between $59-129 and up, and can be purchased via ticketmaster.com.

The following evening, on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m., rapper Post Malone is coming to Capital One Arena as part of his “Runaway Tour.” Prices range from $99-503 and can be acquired at ticketmaster.com.

Also on Oct. 12, American rock group The Black Keys will be in town for a show at The Anthem at 7 p.m. Tickets ranging from $125-250 are available at theanthemdc.com

Chely Wright, one of the few out artists in country music, will take the stage at Jammin Java (227 Maple Ave. E.) in Vienna, Va., on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets for her show are available through ticketmaster.com and range between $37-67.

Also on the 13th, lesbian former gospel singer Jennifer Knapp plays City Winery at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 at citywinery.com

On Monday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., the pop-rock group Augustana will have a concert at U Street Musical Hall (1115 U St., N.W.). Tickets for general admission can be purchased for $20 and are available at ticketfly.com.

The Chainsmokers will be bringing their “World War Joy Tour” to Capital One Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. They will be joined by the Australian boyband 5 Seconds of Summer and Lennon Stella. Tickets are available for $29-159 and up at ticketmaster.com.

The indie rock group Bon Iver is coming to The Anthem on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The tickets, which range from $55-75, are available at ticketfly.com.

Country singer Lee Ann Womack is taking her “Solitary Thinkin’ Acoustic Tour” to The Birchmere on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are available for $35 from ticketmaster.com.

Capital Pride vet/LGBT ally Alessia Cara brings her “The Pains of Growing Tour” to The Anthem on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $40 through ticketmaster.com

“American Idol” winner Fantasia plays EagleBank Arena (4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax, Va.) on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $59-125 and may be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

Also on the 27th, out twins Tegan and Sara have a sold-out show at the Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St., N.W.) in Washington for their “Hey, I’m Just Like You Tour.” Tickets may open up later at ticketfly.com

On Saturday, Nov. 2 Logic’s “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Tour” lands at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and the tickets, ranging from $29-250 and up, can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

Chris Thile of the Punch Brothers and host of the public radio program “Live From Here” plays the Music Center at Strathmore (5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, Md.) on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which range from $33-79, are available from Strathmore directly at strathmore.org.

Todrick Hall is coming to Baltimore with his “House Party Tour” on Sunday, Nov. 10. The concert will be held at the Baltimore Soundstage (124 Market Place, Baltimore) at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are available for $30 and meet-and-greet packages for $129 at ticketmaster.com.

Fresh off of her new album “Hello Happiness,” Chaka Khan comes to the Warner Theatre (513 13th St., N.W.) on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets prices are available at livenation.com and start at $72.

Country music singer Eric Church is bringing his “Double Down Tour” to The Anthem on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets are sold out.

German-born trans pop princess Kim Petras’ “The Clarity Tour” arrives in Silver Spring on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 8:30 p.m. at the Fillmore (8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, Md.). Tickets start at $38 for general admission and can be found at livenation.com.

Cher is finally bringing the tour spawned by her “Dancing Queen” album of ABBA covers to the District. The beloved singer will be at Capital One Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $67-341 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

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