Prices listed where available.
BLACK CAT Sonic Circuits Festival, Sunday, $13; the Coathangers, Monday, $10; the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, the Depreciation Guild and Cymbals Eat Guitars, Wednesday, $13; Great Lake Swimmers, the Wooden Birds, Thursday, $13. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or http:/
DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Suckers, Sunday, $8; These Arms Are Snakes, Tuesday, $10; Amazing Baby, Thursday, $8; Amazing Baby, the Entrance Band, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or http:/
IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday and Thursday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.
9:30 CLUB Sunny Day Real Estate with the Jealous Sound, Wednesday. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or http:/
THE RED AND THE BLACK Dangerosa, the Bloodsugars, Crimes in Paris, Red Satellites, Friday, $8; J-Roddy Waltson and the Business, Ponderosa, E. Joseph and the Phantom Heart, Myzewell, Saturday, $10; Jamie McLean, Justin Trawick, Raise Up Roof Beams, Thursday, $8. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or http:/
VELVET LOUNGE The Bag, DJ Kookie Muenster, DJ Naraku, Friday, $8; Sonic Circuits, Saturday, $20; Idiomatics, Alex Vans Trio, Sunday, $7. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or http:/
BEACH COVE Open blues jam with Wolf, Wednesday. 8416 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 301-855-0025. No cover charge.
BUSHWALLER'S The Larry Thomas Project, Friday; Bam Bam, Saturday; Kevin James, Sunday and Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.