Looking for something to do during the next week? There are tons of shows to choose from, but here are our picks.
Indie soul singer Eric Roberson will perform for his official birthday celebration at Ibiza with an appearance from special guest Marsha Ambrosius and performances by local groups including soul garage band Black Alley, R&B band Secret Society and the go-go sounds of Jammin’ Jeff and Friends. Roberson, whose “Picture Perfect” and “Dealing” have kept fans coming back for more, released When Love Calls earlier this year. Tickets are $30 in advance. Doors open 5-10 p.m.
Local jazz vocalist Akua Allrich releases her latest project Uniquely Standard at Bohemian Caverns. The new album features Allrich’s rich vocals on Nina Simone classics such as “Sinnerman.” The event begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and includes a digital download card for the album.
Gotye – Sept. 30
Hey may sing about “Somebody That I Used To Know,” but Gotye is absolutely still someone that we all know, and he’ll be making his way to the Merriweather Post Pavillion on Sunday. He’ll have Missy Higgins and Jonti with him to open the show. Gates are at 5:30pm. Tickets are $35-45.
The Chuck Brown Band kicked off Wind Me Up, Chuck Mondays earlier this month at The Howard Theatre with a guest performance from funk singer George Clinton. The band is back at it with a group of go-go all-stars including Milton “Go-Go Mickey” Freeman and James Funk of Rare Essence, Kimberly “Ms. Kim” Graham of Familiar Faces and Anwan “Big G”Glover of Backyard Band. The show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the show. Doors open at 6 p.m.
– Compiled by DC Music Live Staff