Tonight, a pop-punker’s wet dream, four of the best from Lookout! Records’ current roster: the Queers, Mr. T Experience, cub, and the Smugglers. With this lineup, there isn’t room for a headliner, but if anyone steals the show it’ll be the Smugglers. Their high-energy, matching-suited, dance-filled rock ’n’ roll music is enough to give even the red-hottest ’50s teen rockers a run for their money. The Queers are the snottiest of the lot, their once-youthful anger now replaced by a jadedness surpassed only by that of bitter old men. Though it’s coming out swinging a little harder, cub still holds the title of the “cuddle-core” band. Mr. T Experience wins the belt for sappiest of the night—few bands have written more songs about girls. With only a handful of chords, the members of Mr. T created the blueprint for what has become known as the “East Bay sound.” Over 10 years later, they’ve still got it, and they’re still singing about girls. At 8 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1831 14th St. NW. $7. (202) 667-7960. (Mark Murrmann)