If you can't make it to Friday night's Arcade Fire show, you should head out to the Black Cat (1811 14th St., NW; 202-667-7960) on Saturday, because you’ll have the chance to see what some are calling DC’s own Arcade Fire. Le Loup has been around only a few months but is garnering more buzz than any other band I can remember. The seven-member group (including one French horn) plays swelling, experimental indie rock. So go early to check out Le Loup—the evening’s opening act—and stick around for Jukebox the Ghost and Exit Clov, the two other excellent bands on the bill. $10, 9pm.
Le Loup is just one of the recommendations for things to do this weekend. For more, including salsa lessons, a fun flower mart, or a PostSecret book signing, check out Where & When Weekend, our weekly guide to the best of things going on around town this weekend.