Prices listed where available.
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 http:/
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 http:/
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 http:/
ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Legendary Shack Shakers, Friday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or http:/
VELVET LOUNGE The Aquarium, Hotchacha, Mystery of Two, Tuesday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or http:/
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.