Kenny Barron performs two shows Friday at the Kennedy Center.
Kenny Barron performs two shows Friday at the Kennedy Center. (By John Sann)
Friday, October 2, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT Strike Anywhere, Polar Bear Club, Crime in Stereo and Ruiner, Friday, $12; the Twilight Sad, Brakesbrakesbrakes and We Were Promised Jetpacks, Monday, $14. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $7; Mayer Hawthorne & the County, Buff1 and 14kt, Sunday, $12; Pierced Arrows and Hollywood, Wednesday, $8; Wax Tailor, Thursday, $12. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday and Thursday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.

MADAM'S ORGAN Motor City Josh, Friday; Malkum Gibson and the Mighty Juke Band, Saturday; Midian, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; the Johnny Artis Band, Tuesday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; Patrick Alban and Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB The Disco Biscuits, Big Gigantic, Segway, Friday-Saturday, $30; Bajofondo with Gustavo Santaolalla, Phenomenal Handclap Band, Sunday, $25; In Flames, Between the Buried and Me, 3 Inches of Blood and the Faceless, Monday, $25; the Psychedelic Furs and Happy Mondays, Tuesday, $35; Brandi Carlile, Wednesday early show, $26; Gossip, Apache Beat, Wednesday late show, $20; Dinosaur Jr., Thursday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK The Courtesans, the Influence, the Public Good, Friday, $8; Elizabeth and the Catapult, Saturday, $10; Zach Peterson, Omar Ruiz, Stacy Clark, Sunday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Legendary Shack Shakers, Friday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or $12.

VELVET LOUNGE The Aquarium, Hotchacha, Mystery of Two, Tuesday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or $8.

ZANZIBAR ON THE WATERFRONT Maxi Priest and Beniton the Menace, Saturday. 700 Water St. SW. 202-554-9100. $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

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