A host of local bands help the concert venue celebrate 17 years on a stretch of 14th Street that hasn't even been hip for half that long. Among those performing: Above the Silence, Brickshitter (yes, really, that's the name), Bruise Riot, Hot Mess, Oh So Peligroso and Wise Old Lions. Saturday, Sept. 4, at 8 p.m. Black Cat Mainstage, 1811 14th St. NW. Tickets are $5. Call 202-667-4490 or visit blackcatdc.com.