BLACK CAT Black Kids, Magic Wands and the Virgins, Friday; No Control, Friday; Robert Pollard's Boston Spaceships, Laundry Room Squelchers and the High Strung, Saturday; Bliss, Saturday; the Juan Maclean, Edie Sedgwick & the Brunettes, Monday; Dressy Bessy, Tuesday; Pinback, Wednesday; Ratatat, Thursday. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.
BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Thad Wilson Orchestra, Monday. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800.
CARDINAL'S NEST The KGB Band, Wednesday. 3748 10th St. NE. 202-269-6378.
DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday; My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Sunday; Kylesa, Wednesday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.
RIOT ACT Antonio Parker Quartet, Friday; Luis Faife Quartet, Saturday; Jazz Jam Session, Wednesday-Thursday. 1610 14th St. NW. 202-625-6229.
KRAMERBOOKS Dave Goodrich, Wednesday. 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-387-1400.
MADAM'S ORGAN Lex Grey & the Urban Pioneers, Friday-Saturday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Brother Shamus, Tuesday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.
9:30 CLUB Cut Copy, the Presets and Heartbreak, Friday; Super Diamond and Dr. FU, Saturday; Apocalyptica, Sunday. 815 V St. NW. 202-393-0930.
ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Damien Jurado, Miles Benjamin and Anthony Robinson, Thursday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625.
VELVET LOUNGE Wall of Soundfest DC with True Womanhood, Thee Ultimate VAG, Dark Sea Dream, Joy Wants Eternity and the Electric Lions, Friday; Black & White Jacksons, Len Bias, Solar Powered Sun Destroyer and Calpurnia, Saturday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213.