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  • Never Too Late, Crimestoppers. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
  • Hermans Hermits featuring Peter Noone. Birchmere. $45.
  • Pat Martino Trio (June 26-28). Blues Alley. $32.50.
  • Ozric Tentacles. The State Theatre. $20.
  • Anthony Nelson (second performance on June 27). Twins Jazz. $15.
  • Sunsets with a Soundtrack: The U.S. Army Blues Band performs an Evening of Latin Jazz. West Steps U.S. Capitol. Free.
  • Hot Coffee, Mississippi, The Convertible Jennifers, The Long Time Darlings. The Red & The  Black. $8. +21.
  • Who’s Bad Michael Jackson Tribute Band. 9:30 club. $15. All ages.
  • Doris Justis, The Cold June Tomorrows, Colin Jenkins, h double, Flo Anito, Riots On U, Wesley Gentle, Paper Ship Armada, The Yawns, Pup Tent, Jay Paslay, Miss Jess, Reversal, Space Tigers, WATERPLANET, David Correy. Artomatic. Free, donations accepted. Check out WCP’s Artomatic Manual for more info.


  • Femi Kuti & The Positive Force. 9:30 club. $27.50. All ages.
  • The Big Cheese, Big Tow. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
  • The Seldom Scene, The Dillards. Birchmere. $25.
  • The Lemonheads, Appomattox, Title Tracks. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
  • Del Ray Music Festival. Mt. Vernon Recreation Center. Free.
  • Buddham Sharanam Gachaami: “Celebrating Lord Vishnu and the Path of Peace.” Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. $40–$75.
  • The Washington Korean Symphony Orchestra: Jeong-Won Suh, piano. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. $35.
  • Lode Runner, Wild Fictions, Ribbons. Velvet Lounge. $8. +21.
  • Dogs Without Boarders, Eagle and Talon. The Red & The Black. $8. +21.
  • Nick, Solograph, Ember, Music Temple, Matt Ambrosio, Someone Special, Latricia Lee, Rob Martino, Andrea Zarkauskas, Treevibes, The Galt Line, James Stephen Terrell, Eubonics, Long Walks On The Beach. Artomatic. Free, donations accepted.


  • Blues Jam with the Idle Americans. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
  • The Soul Sista Summit: Conya Doss, SY Smith, Maya Azucena, M.C. YahZarah. Birchmere. $29.50.
  • The Shondes, The Bitter Tears. Black Cat Backstage. $10. All Ages.
  • Team B, New Numbers, Evan Voytas. DC9. $8. +18.
  • The Kennedy Center Chamber Players. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. $35.
  • 311, Ziggy Marley, The Expendables. Nissan Pavilion. $30-$45.
  • The Church, Adam Franklin, Bolts of Melody. The State Theatre. $25.
  • Sugarplums, Puffy Areolas, Nun Party, Secret Pop Band. Velvet Lounge. $8. +18.
  • Tiny Vipers, Balmorhea, Argos. The Red & The Black. $8. +21.
  • Daniel Gage, Organize, ALONA, SAW Showcase, Iritis, Copper Rose & Bone, Y. Misdaq aka Yoshi, Storm The Unpredictable, The Mesmers, Walker & Red, Moon Pie, Sweet Interference. Artomatic. Free, donations accepted.

Photo of Femi Kuti via MySpace.