Prices listed where available.
BLACK CAT The Breeders, the Whispertown 2000, Friday, $20; Bliss Dance Party with Will Eastman, Yes Giantess, Codebreaker, Dmerit, Saturday, $10; Nunchucks with Drink Up Buttercup, Sunday; Nebula with the Entrance Band and Naam, Tuesday, $10; Free Energy, Bear In Heaven and Fffever, Wednesday, $10; True Womanhood, Savoir Adore and Deleted Scenes, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or http:/
COMET PING PONG Cale Parks, Lemonade, Thursday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404. No cover charge.
DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; the Points, the Ubangis and the Electrocutions, Saturday, $10; Mandi Perkins, Resident Hero, Thomas Jonak and Breezy Lovejoy, Sunday; SMS Trivia, Monday, no cover charge; Ugly Purple Sweater, Monday; the Blue Line, Collider, Wednesday, $8. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or http:/
HARD ROCK CAFE Metromix DC's Hottest 5 Competition, Thursday. 999 E St. NW. 202-737-7625.
IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.
MADAM'S ORGAN Delta Highway, Friday; Biscuit Miller, Saturday; Mark Holland's, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Old Man Brown, Tuesday; Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; the Johnny Artis Band, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.
9:30 CLUB Chuck Brown with special guests, Saturday; Collective Soul, Thursday. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or http:/
THE RED AND THE BLACK Enemony, S. Noel Norman, Thursday. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or http:/
ROCK & ROLL HOTEL The Killer Balloons, Elementary, Thirteen Towers, Greg Roth and the Bargains, Friday; Pree, Dizzy Spells, Frau Eva, Saturday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or http:/