Guitar-crooning Jason Mraz and bubbly Colbie Caillat take the stage at Merriweather Post Pavilion on September 24. Mraz’s duet with Caillat, “Lucky,” earned a Grammy in 2010. Tickets ($40 to $55) go on sale Friday at 10 AM through Ticketfly.
DC’s own electronic/dance music duo Thievery Corporation will play at the Kastles Stadium at the Wharf on August 20. Eric Hilton and Rob Garza, who work out of the basement of a three-level townhouse in the District, released their sixth album, Culture of Fear, in June. The Arkives and the Funk Art will open. Tickets ($45) go on sale Friday at 10 AM through Ticketfly.
Humor writer David Sedaris comes to Lisner Auditorium on October 17. The author of Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk is a regular in The New Yorker and on This American Life. Tickets ($40 to $45) go on sale Thursday at 11 AM through Ticketmaster.
Jam band Umphrey McGee head to the 9:30 Club for two nights on September 2 and 3. The Chicago-based band has performed at major music festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. Tickets ($25) go on sale Thursday and can be purchased through Ticketfly for the Friday and Saturday performances.
Jeffrey Osborne, the man behind the hit ’80s single “On the Wings of Love” will perform at the Birchmere on Sunday, November 6. The R&B musician also wrote Whitney Houston’s smash hit “All at Once.” Tickets ($65) go on sale Friday at 12 PM through Ticketmaster.
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