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  • Shawn Mullins, Justin Trawick. Birchmere. $25.
  • Cowboy Mouth, Junior Brown. 9:30 Club. $25.
  • Exit Clov, True Womanhood. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
  • Aspen Ensemble: The Discovery Series. Wolf Trap. $35.
  • National Symphony Orchestra: Iván Fischer, Mischa Maisky playing Tchaikovsky. Kennedy Center Concert Hall. $20-$85.
  • Lorelei, A Study In Her, America Hearts. Velvet Lounge. $8. 21+.
  • The Kennedys, Maura Kennedy solo CD release. Jammin Java. $18.
  • The Loud Tour with Frayz, Whitefolks, DIA, Tese Fever, Rated R, E-Skillz, K-Beta and more. Jammin Java. $15.


  • National Philharmonic: Russian Evening with Leon Fleisher. Strathmore. $29-$79.
  • Nouveau Riche. DC9. Free before 10 p.m., $8 after. 21+.
  • Vocal Arts Society: Anne Schwanewilms, Malcolm Martineau. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. $45.
  • Abrassive Actions, Invader, Gomorrah, Undercurrent, Silver Cyanide, Over Indulgence, Xstrophy, Orgy of the Damned, Gelidus Astrum, The Phoeniix, Engulfed in Flames. Jaxx. $8 in advance, $10 day of. All ages.


  • “Music Helping Haiti” with Echo Boom, Honor By August, Todd Wright, Michaela Thurlow, Tosin and the Rhapsody, Band, Prozakistan, Kat Diva & The World, Michael Yugo, Buster Brown, Laura Tasaggaris, Uninterrupted. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12 – all ticket profits go to “Music Helping Haiti.”
  • Those Darlins, Pine Hill Haints. Black Cat. $10.
  • Blues Jam with Hot Rods and Old Gas and Hot Roddess Lisa Lim. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
  • David Sanborn Quartet, Joey DeFrancesco. Birchmere. $45.
  • Paul Di’Anno, Icarus Witch, Baby Jayne, Bitter Pill. Jaxx. $18 in advance, $20 day of. 21+.

Ben Sollee photo by Liz Linder, via MySpace.