The Black Cat celebrates 18 years of business with performances by a slew of local bands, including the Max Levine Ensemble, Garland of Hours, Booze Riot, Paindeer and Dirty Wars. This Friday, Sept. 2. Doors at 8 p.m. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. Tickets are $5. Call 202-667-4490 or visit blackcatdc.com.