Blues legend B.B. King takes the stage Sunday at Wolf Trap. Tickets are $25-$42.
Blues legend B.B. King takes the stage Sunday at Wolf Trap. Tickets are $25-$42. (By Laurent Gillieron -- Associated Press)
Friday, August 28, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT These United States, Hoots & Hellmouth, Dusty Rhodes and the River Band, Saturday, $10; the Scare, Landmines and Black Shade, Sunday, $8; Ear Pwr, Toro y Moi, Monday, $8; Celebration, Tuesday, $10; Pygmy Lush, Little Gold and Des Ark, Wednesday, $8; Coco Rosie, Thursday, $15. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Wallace Roney, Friday-Saturday; Wallace Roney, Sunday. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800 or $25.

COMET PING PONG Imperial China, the Tennis System, Themantis, Saturday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404. No cover charge.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; the Nine @ DC9 Hosted by Justin Trawick, Sunday, $8; SMS Trivia, Monday, no cover charge; Sing for China Tour, Monday, $8; Solillaquists of Sound, Tuesday, $10; George Karos, Wednesday, $6. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

HARD ROCK CAFE Jon and Ben Carroll, Thursday. 999 E St. NW. 202-737-7625.

MADAM'S ORGAN Eli Cook, Friday; Bobby Parker and the Blues Night Band, Saturday; Lucky Dub, Sunday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion, Friday; Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek), Slaughterhouse, Slum Village, Supernatural and Pete Rock, Monday; Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime with Scotty Don't, Ballyhoo! and Shoreline, Tuesday; Apoptygma Berzerk, Wednesday; the Wallflowers, Thursday. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Knock Off Johnson, the Wax Standard, Ho Chi Minh Quartet Offensive, Overkill Again, Friday, $6; the Valley Arena, Roadside Graves, Saturday, $6; Catfish Haven, Stranger Waves, Sunday, $8; the Charm Offensive, Lanterns, Drunken Banshees, Free Electric State, Monday, $8. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL "Moonwalk's Prelude" (Michael Jackson Dance Party), Friday, $15; Mother Mother, Paul Michel, We Were Pirates, Saturday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

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