Il Divo performs at the Patriot Center on Friday.
Il Divo performs at the Patriot Center on Friday. (By Paul Hawthorne -- Getty Images)
Friday, May 8, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT These United States, the Spinto Band, Greenland, Friday, $12; the Dance Party, fffever, Liam and Me, Friday, $12; Imperial China, Sean Mcardle, Saturday, $8; Mousetrap, Saturday, $10; Orange Tulip Conspiracy, Caverns, Sunday, $10; Wye Oak, the Pomegranates, Monday, $10; the Damned, the Bellrays, Electric Frankenstein, Tuesday, $18-$20; the Thermals, the Shaky Hands, Point Juncture Wa, Wednesday, $13; Joe Pug, Horse Feathers, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; the Nine: Justin Trawick, Olivia Mancini, Nathan Robinson, Maureen Andary, Stripmall Ballads, Adrian Krygowski, Molly Hagen, Matthew Hemerline, Rene Moffatt, Sunday, $8; Club Scout, Winter Gloves, A Born Idler, Monday, $8; the Burning Hotels, Gliss, Gino and the Goons, Tuesday, $8; Azita, Wrekmeister Harmonies, Wednesday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

FADO IRISH PUB Shag, Thursday. 808 Seventh St. NW. 202-789-0066.

IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS Ronan Kavanagh, Friday-Saturday; Turf DC, Thursday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

9:30 CLUB Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Naomi SHelton & the Gospel Queens, Friday, Saturday, $30; Lady Sovereign, Chester French, Hollywood Holt, Saturday, $20; Fisherspooner, Drop the Lime, Sunday, $20; Mastodon, Tuesday; Pepper, Pennywise, Wednesday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Gist, Gaslight Society, the Once Was, Friday, $6; Project Applesauce, Harlot, OmegaBand, Saturday, $6; the Stereofidelics, Noon:30, the Blue Line, Sunday, $6; Angel Row, Soul Craft, Monday, $6; Helo, Radioviolet, the Losers, Tuesday, $6; the Mob Warehouse Band, Wednesday, $6; Wild Fictions, the Wildfire, Dizzy Spells, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Gist, Gaslight Society, the Once Was, Friday, $6; Mice Parade, Tom Brosseau, Gregory and the Hawk, Saturday, $10; Laura Tsaggaris, David Stein, Rana Mansour, Meredith Bragg, Saturday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Tru Fax and the Insaniacs, Dead Stars, Dollar Bin, Friday, $8; Adrienne Anemone, Saturday; Adrienne Anemone, Able Birds, In Heaven and You, Ali Marcus, Saturday, $8; Ghost, Magik Markers, Sunday, $12. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or

ZOO BAR Blues jam open mike with the Big Boy Little Band, Thursday. 3000 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-232-4225.

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