Sax man Tim Warfield performs Saturday at Olney Theatre Center.
Sax man Tim Warfield performs Saturday at Olney Theatre Center. (By Steve Stoltzfus)
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Friday, May 15, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT The Tortured Soul, Lisa Shaw, DJ Sam Burns, Friday, $17; "Escapism" with DJ Lunch Money, Nitekrawler, Almighty Dollah, Friday, no cover charge; "Bike Prom 09" with DJs Gavin, Bent, Mary Mack, Jennder, Saturday, $10; "Right Round" with DJ Lil'e, Saturday, $6; Girls Rock! DC Presents: Ladies-Only Intro to Bass Guitar Class, Sunday, no cover charge; Xmc, Pup Tent, Monday, $8; Edie Sedgwick, the Poison Arrows, Olivia Mancini & the Mates, Tuesday, $10; Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Jon Snodgrass (Drag the River), Chad Rex, Wednesday, $10; Deleted Scenes, the Xyz Affair, Casper Bangs, Thursday, $8. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; the Fez & Moustache Party, Saturday, no cover charge; J-Roddy Walston and the Business, Saturday, $10; MC Chris, Whole Wheat Bread, Sunday, $14; 2am Club, Monday, $8-$10; Tereu Tereu, the Deep Vibration, Roman Candle, Motel Motel, Tuesday, $8; Tally Hall, Malbec, Prabir and the Substitutes, Thursday, $10-$12. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

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

IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS 40 Thieves, Friday-Saturday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

9:30 CLUB Southern Culture on the Skids, Los Straitjackets, Friday, $20; Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Attracted to Gods, Saturday, $25; Blowoff with Bob Mould & Richard Morel, Saturday, $12; B2R Battle of the Bands -- Middle School Division, Sunday, $5; Dan Deacon and Ensemble, Future Islands, Teeth Mountain, Sunday, $12. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Goes Cube, Constants, Make Love & War, Drunken Banshees, Friday, $8; Von Iva, Semi Precious Weapons, Saturday, $10; the Dig, Sunday, $6; Laura Zax, Tuesday, $6; Sinem Saniye, Wednesday, $6; Graydon, Akiva, Timothy Bracken Complex, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Parachute Musical, Hammer No More the Fingers, Pico vs Island Trees, Friday, $10; Middle Distance Runner, Pretty & Nice, Loose Lips, Drink Up Buttercup, Saturday, $10; Ben Lee, Low vs Diamond, Dawes, Sunday, $16; Her Space Holiday, City Light, Tuesday, $10; Spinsters with Lil' El & B. Gully, Wednesday, no cover charge; the Jones, the Known Unknowns, the Very Small, Thursday, $8. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Velodrome with Darwin Deez, Friday, $6; Impossible Hair, the Lampshades, Great Nostalgic, Saturday, $8; Attention Shoppers, Anexo Social, Thingamajigsaw, Golden Shoulders, Tuesday, $7; the Blue Line, Fight the Bear, Imaginary Friends, Thursday, $8. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or

ZANZIBAR ON THE WATERFRONT Sekou Flex, Saturday; Neo Soul with Rare Essence, Wednesday. 700 Water St. SW. 202-554-9100.

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