BAMBULE Ricardo Marlow and Miguel Bard, Friday-Saturday; Trio Caliente, Thursday. 5225 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-966-0300.
BLACK CAT Nicolay & Kay, Panacea and Muhsinah, Friday; DJ Rekha and First Ladies DC, Saturday; Greenland, Prabir & the Substitutes, Sunday; the Opposite Sex and Poor People Aren't Necessarily Killers, Monday; Peelander-Z, Pessimist Parade and Nihilitia, Tuesday; Bellflur, Hundred Hundred and Seamonster, Wednesday; "Justice Tour '08" with the Nightwatchman, Thursday early show; Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin and Via Audio, Thursday late show. 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. 2408 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-3114.
IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS The McTeggarts, Friday-Saturday; Danny Burn's Defectors, Thursday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.
IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.
9:30 CLUB Aaron Karo, Friday; Gil Scott-Heron, Saturday; the Starting Line, Bayside and Steel Train, Sunday; Eisley, the Myriad, Vedera and the Envy Corps, Monday; Lou Reed, Tuesday; Tapes n Tapes and White Denim, Wednesday; Duman, Thursday. 815 V St. NW. 202-393-0930.
TAKOMA STATION Chuck Brown, Saturday. 6914 Fourth St. NW. 202-829-1999.