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GO TO THESE SHOWS THIS WEEK.

GO TO BENTZEN BALL.

WE’LL SEE YOU AT BENTZEN BALL.

BENTZEN BALL.

 

Monday, September 29

Bryan Ferry @ Lincoln Theatre

RIYL: Roxy Music, hoping Bryan Ferry can perform after a throat infection

Bryan Ferry

Chromeo, Wave Racer @ 9:30 Club

RIYL: electro-funk, legs

Kiesza @ U Street Music Hall

RIYL: when they took over 9:30 Club’s Instagram

Kiesza

Tuesday, September 30

Jungle, Beaty Heart @ Black Cat

RIYL: dance music

Vacationer @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RIYL: electro-dream pop

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Wednesday, October 1

Bentzen Ball Opening Night @ Lincoln Theatre

RIYL: BYT, laughing, Tig Notaro, Jeff Garlin, Kyle Kinane, Ben Kronberg, Kate Berlant, Brandon Wetherbee

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The Afghan Whigs, Joseph Arthur @ 9:30 Club

RIYL: bands originally active in ’86 to ’01

The Afghan Whigs

The Raveonettes, Coves @ Black Cat

RIYL: the devil in you? According to their bio, you’re going to explore the devil in you.

Thursday, October 2

Eugene Mirman, Dave Hill, Seaton Smith, Myq Kaplan, Kate Berlant, Sean Joyce & Jenn Tisdale @ 9:30 Club

RIYL: BYT, Bentzen Ball

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Todd Barry, Kyle Kinane, Henry Phillips, Mike Lebovitz, Liza Treyger, Adam Friedland, Nik Oldershaw, Stephanie Hasz @ Fillmore Silver Spring

RIYL: BYT, Bentzen Ball

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Wild Horses Improv, The Puterbaugh Sisters, Mother Knuckle, Mike Lebovitz @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

RIYL: Seriously Free Bentzen Ball.

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The Airborne Toxic Event @ Lincoln Theatre

RIYL: Acoustic Airborne Toxic Event

THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT @ Lincoln Theatre

Big Freedia, DDm @ Howard Theatre

RIYL: this video.

Black Lips @ Black Cat

RIYL: distortion, psychedelic bliss-outs

Charli XCX @ 9:30 Club

RIYL: “I Love It!”, her U Street Music Hall performance last year

Charli XCX

Joy Buttons, Flamers, Hemlines, @ MLK Library

RIYL: DC Punk Archive!

Friday, October 3

John Hodgman, Jena Friedman, The Lampshades, Jamel Johnson @ Lincoln Theatre

RIYL: Bentzen Ball, Music featuring Kate Flannery of The Office

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Church Night @ Wonderland Ballroom

RIYL: MORE BENTZEN BALL!, Shots n’ Tots Communion

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Delta Spirit, Peter Matthew Bauer @ 9:30 Club

RIYL: bands on The Walking Dead soundtrack

Delta Spirit

MXPX @ Black Cat

RIYL: (Seriously, they’re still around?)

We Are Scientists @ U Street Music Hall

RIYL: people probably on Morrissey’s bad list.

We Are Scientists & Surfer Blood

Saturday, October 4

Breast Cancer Bites @ The Source by Wolfgang Punk

RIYL: Hands-on Dumpling Class and Brunch with Scott Drewno, Tig Notaro, Jena Friedman, Tommy McFly

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Retta, Wyatt Cenac, Aparna Nancherla, & Friends of the People Live, The Lucas Brothers, Haywood Turnipseed, Andrew Bucket @ 9:30 Club

RIYL: BENTZEN BALL, Parks & Rec, The Dialy Show, Conan

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8×8 featuring Stephanie Hasz, Brandon Wetherbee, Mike Lebovitz, Liza Treyger, Kyle Martin, Natalie McGill, Josh Kuderna, Katherine Jessup, Rachel Dry, Howard Lester @ Black Cat

RIYL: Bentzen Ball!

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8×8 featuring The Puterbaugh Sisters, The Lucas Brothers, Katie McVay, Matty Litwack, Elahe Izadi, Ryan Schutt, Chelsea Shorte, David Carter, Bill Metzger @ Black Cat

RIYL: Bentzen Ball!

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Arts Under the Stars @ Monroe Street Market

RIYL: Brookland, 27 artist studios, live theatre, live music

Cloud Nothings, Tyvek @ 9:30 Club

RIYL: Ohio indie rock

Cloud Nothings

Gardens & Villa @ Rock & Roll Hotel

RIYL: indie rock, pretty dark shows

Nas @ Lincoln Theatre

RIYL: being confused on why Nas is playing two shows at Lincoln Theatre on the same night

NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC TOUR

Sunday, October 5

Reggie Watts, Wham City Comedy, John F. O’Donnell, Michael Foody, Perth O’Duibhdiorma @ Lincoln Theatre

RIYL: Bentzen Ball Closing Ceremonies!

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Animal Collective, Geologist, Deakin @ U Street Music Hall

RIYL: DJ sets

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Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz, Teen Liver @ Black Cat

RIYL: Mary Timony, Betsy Wright, and Laura Harris

 

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