Prices listed where available.
BLACK CAT The Bentzen Ball, Friday, $15; Múm, Sin Fang Bous, Friday, $15-$18; the Bentzen Ball, Saturday, $15-$20; Rain Machine, Sharon Van Etten, Sunday, $13; the Foreign Exchange, the Els, Sunday, $20; Ringo Deathstarr, Last Tide, State Department, Monday, $10; An Albatross, Dark Meat, the Flying Eyes, Tuesday, $10; Pinback, Wednesday, $15; the Black Heart Procession, Bellini, the Mumlers, Thursday, $13-$15. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or http:/
COMET PING PONG Birds of Avalon, Loose Lips, Friday, $10; the Heiz, Love the Bomb, Thursday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404.
DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $7; Far, Solar Powered Sun Destroyer, Saturday, $14; Headlights, the Shaky Hands, Pomegranates, Sunday, $10; Wallpaper, the Lovemakers, Monday, $8; Harlem, Elusive Parallelograms, Tuesday, $8; the Subjects, Bad Veins, Detox Retox, Wednesday, $8-$10; Ugly Purple Sweater, Typefighter, Pearl and Beard, Thursday, $8. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or http:/
FUR Mark Knight, Saturday. 33 Patterson St. NE. 202-842-3401.
IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.
LOVE Drake, Friday. 1350 Okie St. NE. 202-636-9030 or 202-397-7328.
MADAM'S ORGAN Johnny Artis Band, Friday and Tuesday; Bill Wharton, Saturday; B.T. Richardson Band, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Bob Perilla & the Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; Patrick Alban & the Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.
9:30 CLUB Man Man, Who Shot Hollywood, Friday, $15; Shooter Jennings, JJ Grey, Mofro, Earl Greyhound, Saturday early show, $20; Frederico Aubele, Depedro, Saturday late show, $15; the Bentzen Ball Festival Finale with Sarah Silverman, Sunday, $30; Jay Farrar, Benjamin Gibbard, John Roderick, Tuesday, $28. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or http:/
THE RED AND THE BLACK Kung Fury, King Giant, the Gerunds, Yell County, Friday, $8; the Forthrights, Hub City Stompers, Saturday, no cover charge; Wooden Shjips, Black Whales, Buildings, Sunday, $8; Prize Country, Git Some, the Fordists, Monday, $8; the Moore Brothers, Adam Klein, Garrett Anderson, Tuesday, $6; Chris Berardo and the Desberardos, Kid Goat, Thursday, $8. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or http:/