emmet swimming / 9:30 Club
Fairfax, Va., band emmet swimming will take the stage at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W. in Washington, Saturday night at 9. Also on the bill is Kenin. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit www.930.com.
Gin Blossoms / Rams Head Live and Rams Head Tavern
Rootsy alternative pop group the Gin Blossoms play Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, tomorrow night at 9. Tickets are $22. For more information, visit www.ramsheadlive.com. The band also plays Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., in Annapolis, Sunday evening at 5:30 and 8:30. Tickets for each show are $49.50. For more information, visit www.ramsheadtavern.com.
-- Rashod D. Ollison