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  • Balkan Beat Box, Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew. 9:30 Club. $20.
  • Mambo Sauce. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
  • Tyrone Wells, Tony Lucca, Roy Jay. Jammin Java. $15-$22.
  • Suckers, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers, Laughing Man. Black Cat mainstage. $12.
  • KC Jazz Club: An Evening with Delfeayo Marsalis. Kennedy Center Terrace Gallery. $25.
  • Ghost Town, High Off Life. Jaxx. $10 in advance, $12 day of.


  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Cirque de la Symphonie. Strathmore. $30-$90.
  • Here We Go Magic, April Smith & Great Picture, Show, Glass Ghost. Rock & Roll Hotel. $10 in advance, $12 day of.
  • The Sounds of Kaleidoscope, Kohoutek, Gondola, Inzinzac. Velvet Lounge. $8. 21+.
  • W.A.S.P., Rain, Hate the Toy, After Therapy. Jaxx. $24.99 in advance, $28 day of. 21+.


  • Signature Sings: 2000-2004: Ladies Choice: Priscilla Cuellar, Lauren Williams, Bligh Voth, Bayla Whitten. Strathmore. $28.
  • Wolf’s Blues Jam: Hot Rods and Old Gas, Hot Roddess Lisa Lim. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
  • Kind Nugget, Blvd. B, Tarica June, A.I. Love You. Velvet Lounge. $7. 21+.
  • The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free.
  • Cyberstrike, Spectral Vision, Envy’s Eye, We Have the Summer, Tiik with G.U.T.S., The Blackshire, Li[n]es, La Coterie, The Cliched, Borderline. Jaxx. $8 in advance, $10 day of.
  • Foreign Born, Free Energy, Clovers. DC9. $12. 18+.

Garrison Starr photo by Jeremy Cowart, via MySpace.