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  • Mates of State, Black Kids. 9:30 club. SOLD OUT! All ages.
  • Educated Consumers, Head Resinators (Album Release Party), Mindsone, K-Beta. The Red & The Black. $8. +21.
  • KIDS featuring DJs Nacey & Steve Love (Nouveau Riche), Lil El, Jackie O. DC9. $5 (before 10 p.m., free). +21.
  • Vox Pop, The Rural Alberta Advantage, The B-Film Extras. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10. All ages.
  • BSO: Mahler’s Ninth Symphony. Strathmore. $25-$80. All ages.
  • Girlyman, Adrianne. The Barns at Wolftrap. $18. All ages.
  • Fertile Ground (Saturday & Sunday shows). Blues Alley. $25. All ages.
  • DJ Dk. Cafe Saint Ex. +21.
  • Blossoms in the Breeze: The Sounds of Spring – a harp, cello, and soprano trio perform works by Japanese composers. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free. All ages.


*Picture of Reggie Youngblood courtesy of Black Kids MySpace page.