The Black Cat turns 20 this year, and the lineups for the rock club's anniversary shows have exactly the amount of import you'd expect for such a major milestone.
Two shows have been announced on Sept. 13 and Sept. 14 with beloved former D.C. acts Ted Leo and Shudder to Think, as well as "rock idol next door" Mary Timony, Tuscadero and Black Cat owner Dante Ferrando's hardcore act Gray Matter. Our eyes are getting misty just thinking about all these old-school D.C. folk in one room.
Tickets ($20) are on sale now through Ticket Alternative. Here are the details:
Friday, Sept. 13: Max Levine Ensemble, the Shirks, Ted Leo, Girls Against Boys, Gray Matter.
And now, a little blast from the past: