Tonight Epicure Café in Fairfax has funky tunes from jam bandleader Gordon Sterling and jazzy sounds from Sweet Something. Ease into your weekend in style.
Every year drummer and educator Ben Tufts presents a benefit show featuring a multitude of his talented friends to benefit the memorial fund for his father Craig Tufts. This year Ben Tufts & Friends presents “As Heard on TV”, an extravaganza of theme songs including Cheers, MASH, Gilligan’s Island, The Simpsons, The Jeffersons, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ducktales, The Love Boat, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Muppets, The Wire, The Addams Family, The Beverly Hillbillies, Mad Men, Star Trek, Law & Order: SVU, Knight Rider, Golden Girls, Laverne & Shirley, Jeopardy, Scrubs, Welcome Back Kotter, WKRP: Cincinnati and of course, The Andy Griffith Show and more. Head to Vienna’s Jammin’ Java on Saturday night for an incredible dose of musical nostalgia.
DC jazz site CapitalBop‘s Spotlight Residency takes over Local 16 on U Street Sunday night (& Saturday as well) for two sets with a quintet led by Black Myths’ drummer Warren “Trae” Crudup III.