Prices listed where available.
BLACK CAT Novalima, Friday, $18; Right Round UP with DJ lil'e, Saturday, $10; Tortoise, Sunday, $20; Magnolia Electric Co., the Donkeys, Monday, $13; Mannequin Men, Davila 666, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or http:/
COMET PING PONG Lovvers, Small Doses, Friday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404. No cover charge.
DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Future of the Left, Sunday, $12; SMS Trivia, Monday, no cover charge; 2AM Club, the Hint, Monday, $10; Civil Twilight, Tuesday, $8; Nachtmahr, Alter Der Ruine, Xuberx, Thursday, $12. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or http:/
HARD ROCK CAFE Margot MacDonald, Thursday. 999 E St. NW. 202-737-7625.
IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday and Thursday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.
LIV Fatback, Saturday. 2001 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800. No cover charge.
MADAM'S ORGAN The Knockout Kings, Friday; Liz Melendez, Saturday; Hugh Feeley, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Tracy Silverman and Eclectica, Tuesday; Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; Patrick Alban and Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.
MADISON HOTEL Howard Alden and Jack Wilkins, Thursday. 1177 15th St. NW. 202-862-1600. $20.
9:30 CLUB King Sunny Ade and his African Beats, Friday, $25; Emmet Swimming, the Dreamscapes Project, Saturday, $15; Pete Yorn, Zee Avi, Monday, $25; VNV Nation, War Tapes, Ayria, Tuesday, $20; Toots and the Maytals, Public Property, Wednesday, $26; Paolo Nutini, Erin McCarley, Matt Hires, Thursday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930, 800-955-5566 or http:/