May 9 - 15 in nightlife: Trail of Dead, James Taylor, Adele
Between Trail of Dead, Social Distortion, James Taylor, and John Waters, there will be a lot of veteran acts to go to this week. But upstarts like An Horse, Surfer Blood, and Adele will also be around. In terms of bars, Elliott's Pour House will get a little older this weekend.
On Monday, Scottie B and Cullen Staling spin at the weekly Monday night party at Metro Gallery, No Rule. 1700 N. Charles St. Free. Starts at 10 p.m.
On Tuesday, An Horse, a duo consisting of Iron On's Kate Cooper and drummer Damon Cox, perform at the Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. $10. 7:30 p.m. Also: R&B crooner Eric Benet will be at Rams Head Live.
On Wednesday, Texas vets Trail of Dead perform at the Ottobar. Our Q&A with lead singer Conrad Keeley is here. Expect the full interview on Wednesday morning. Also: James Taylor performs at the Hippodrome. Expect a review Thursday.
On Friday, Adventure performs at Subterranean A, the D.C. venue with the best tumblr. 1432 R St. N.W. $10. Starts at 8 p.m. Also: Social Distortion, another veteran punk band, performs at Rams Head Live.
On Saturday, Elliott's Pour House, 3728 Hudson St., celebrates its 5th anniversary with a block party that starts at noon. Also: At 7 p.m., John Waters signs copies of his book "Role Models" at Atomic Books.
On Sunday, Florida indie rock band Fake Problems performs at Ottobar. $10. 8:30 p.m.