BAMBULE Ricardo Marlow and Miguel Bard, Friday-Saturday; Trio Caliente, Thursday. 5225 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-966-0300.
BLACK CAT Pig Destroyer, Misery Index, the Wayward and Magrudergrind, Friday; These United States and Wye Oak, Sunday; the Dreaming, Vera Mesmer and Half Past My Sin, Monday; Casey Neill and Little Pink, Tuesday; Dead Meadow and Ancient Sky, Wednesday; Autechre, Massonix and Rob Hall, Thursday. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.
CAFE CITRON Miguelito & friends, Monday; Alfredo Mohuca & friends, Tuesday. 1343 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-530-8844.
CARDINAL'S NEST The KGB Band, Wednesday. 3748 10th St. NE. 202-269-6378.
CLYDE'S/GEORGETOWN Tim Metz, Tuesday; Fran Scuderi, Wednesday. 3236 M St. NW. 202-333-9180.
GROG & TANKARD Rockhard, Sunday; open mike, Wednesday. 2408 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-3114.
IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS Conor Malone, Friday-Saturday; the Me Teggarts, Thursday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.
IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday and Thursday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.
9:30 CLUB Hot Chip and Free Blood, Friday; Nada Surf and Kaki King & the Jealous Girlfriends, Saturday early show; Colin Meloy and Laura Gibson, Sunday; the New Pornographers and Okkervil River, Monday-Tuesday; Rogue Wave and Grand Ole Party, Wednesday; Kate Nash and the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, Thursday. 815 V St. NW. 202-393-0930.
BUSHWALLER'S Karma Issue, Friday; Westpole, Saturday; Sanford Markley, Sunday; Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.