On The Lookout: Danny’s Upcoming Must-See Shows

by Borderstan.com October 13, 2010 at 11:36 pm 5,972 3 Comments

Luis Gomez Photos 14th Street NW U Street NW Borderstan

Get information and listings for live music at 10 venues in Borderstan. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Danny Shapiro

Take my advice, and get your tickets now to see these upcoming gigs later this month and in November – all of which will be stellar shows. Please note that I’ve only included the main acts in this list. This weekend’s regular music listing is below the fold.

  • Thursday, October 21 @ Black Cat: Mayer Hawthorne & The County ($20)
  • Also Thursday, October 21 @ Rock and Roll Hotel: School of Seven Bells ($12/$14)
  • Sunday, October 24 @ Rock and Roll Hotel: Eisley ($15)
  • Also Sunday, October 24 @ DC9: Matthew Dear ($12/$14)
  • Thursday, October 28 @ 9:30 Club: Local Natives ($16)
  • Sunday, October 31 @ 9:30 Club: Blonde Redhead ($25)
  • Monday, November 1 @ 9:30 Club: Freightened Rabbit ($20)
  • Tuesday, November 2 @ 9:30 Club: The Script ($25)
  • Thursday, November 4 @ Rock and Roll Hotel: Bedouin Soundclash ($13/$15)
  • Friday, November 5 @ 9:30 Club: Ra Ra Riot ($18)
  • Saturday, November 6 @ Black Cat: Freelance Whales ($12)
  • Monday & Tuesday, November 8 & 9 @ 9:30 Club: Jonsi (of Sigur Ros) ($35)
  • Monday, November 15 @ Black Cat: Glasser ($10/$12)
  • Tuesday, November 16 @ Black Cat: Tame Impala ($15)
  • Also Tuesday, November 16 @ DC9: Jenny Owens Youngs ($10/$12)
  • Tuesday, November 23 @ Black Cat (JUNIP – Jose Gonzalez, Elias Araya, Tobias Winterkorn) ($15)

Tickets for the 9:30 Club and Black Cat can be purchased at the box office (avoiding those pesky service charges!). Black Cat only takes cash, fyi, and make sure you call ahead at the 9:30 Club to ensure that the box office is open when you want to go.

The weekly music listing for 10 venues in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area is below the fold.

Music in Dupont-Logan-U Street


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Black Cat

1811 14th St. NW

Henry Clay People, The Dig
Time: 9pm
Price: $10
The Thermals, Cymbals Eat Guitars, So Cow Time: 9pm
Price: $15Close To The Edge: Vintage Hip Hop and Dance Tracks w/ DJ Dredd Time: 9:30pm
Price: $7
Jukebox The Ghost, Elizabeth & The Catapult, Via Audio
Time: 8pm
Price: $13 Adv/$15 DOSRight Round: 80s Alt-Pop Dance Night w/ DJ lil’e
Time: 9:30pm
Price: $7
(The Sounds Of) Kaleidoscope, The Lovetones, Far-Out Fangtooth
Time: 9pm
Price: $10

Bohemian Caverns

2011 11th St. NW

Thursday Soul Supper Club ft. Angela Johnson
Time: 8pm
Price: $15 Adv/$18 Door
JD Allen Trio Live Recording
Time: 8:30 & 10:30pm
Price: $22 Adv/$28Door
JD Allen Trio Live Recording
Time: 8:30 & 10:30pm
Price: $22 Adv/$28Door


1940 9th St. NW

Agnostic Front, Mother of Mercy, Product of Waste, Alpha & Omega
Doors: 7pm
Price: $15
My Dear Disco: Liberation Dance Party Doors: 7pm
Price: $15
Futurebirds, Jonny Corndawg, Daddy Lion
Doors: 9pm
Price: $10
Million Young, Sunglasses, Coolrunnings
Doors: 8:30pm
Price: $10


Center for the Preservation of Jazz and Blues
1610 14th St. NW

Jam Jazz Session Time: 7-11pm Price: $8 Elijah Jamal special guest Eric Lewis Time: 9pm-1am Price: $15 Elijah Jamal special guest Eric Lewis Time: 9pm-1am Price: $15 Jam Jazz Session Time: 8:30pm-midnight
Price: $8

9:30 Club

815 V St. NW

Ingrid Michaelson w/ Guggenheim Grotto Doors: 6pm
Pepper w/ special guest Brother Ali, Pour Habit Doors: 7pm
Price: $20
Super Diamond w/ The New Romance Doors: 8pm
Price: $22
The New Pornographers w/ Tokyo Police Club Doors: 7pm

New Vegas Lounge

1415 P St. NW

Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Opens at 8:30 pm Opens at 8:30 pm CLOSED

Patty Boom Boom

1359 U St. NW

Check the Patty Boom Boom Facebook Page for regular updates.

Twins Jazz

1344 U St. NW

Pascal Niggenkemper Trio
Time: 8 & 10pm Price: $10
Pascal Niggenkemper Trio
Time: 8 & 10pm Price: $10Anthony Nelson
Time: 9 & 11pm Price: $15
Anthony Nelson
Time: 9 & 11pm Price: $15
Caroline Waters
Time: 8 & 10pm
Price: $15

U Street Music Hall

1115 U St. NW

88/The Electric Caberet pres. Stacey Pullen
Time: 10pm
Price: $15; $10 with RSVP
Red Fridays: Francois K Time: 10pm
Price: $15; $10 with RSVP
Tim Sweeney, Beautiful Swimmers
Time: 10pm
Price: $10
Yuh Sunday, Dave Nada, Bills Time: 8pm
Price: FREE

Velvet Lounge

915 U St. NW

Foul Swoops, wild Wild Geese, Thee Lolitas + Caos: w/ DJ Sets by Bikini Girls with Machine Guns Doors: 7:30pm
Price: $7
The Points, Pack Ad, The Flying Eyes + DJ Lunch Money
Doors: 9pm
Price: $8
Dangerosa, Red Satellites, Mumpsy, Mother + Kingpin Soundsystem Doors: 9pm
Price: $8
Oh So Peligroso, Allo! Darlin, FMRM + Fan Death Records presents: No Love Lost – Goth, Coldwave, Minimal, Synth
Doors: 7:30pm
Price: $8


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