The lowdown -- See Super Diamond, a popular tribute band that has performed unique renditions of Neil Diamond songs to audiences all over the country since 1993, at the 9:30 Club on Saturday. Watch "Surreal Neil" and his five band mates deliver classics such as "Sweet Caroline" with infusions of rock and alternative riffs. Girlfriend in a Coma, a local Smiths and Morrissey tribute band, will open.
If you go -- The show starts at 9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $22. The club is at 815 V St. N.W., Washington. Call 202-265-0930 or go to 930.com.
DJs at Sonar
The lowdown -- Watch acclaimed turntablists Cut Chemist, formerly of Jurassic 5, and DJ Shadow in their newest collaborative set, The Hard Sell, at Sonar on Wednesday. The cutting-edge West Coast DJs will use vinyl 45 records, eight turntables and two guitar loop pedals in their show. Internationally renowned Canadian DJ/graphic artist Kid Koala will open.
If you go -- Doors open at 8 p.m. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $35. The club is at 407 E. Saratoga St. Call 410-547-7328. or go to ticketmaster.com.
The lowdown -- Tomorrow night, listen to the rising stars of Mae, a modern rock band from Virginia Beach, Va., perform at the Ottobar. The fivesome released its third and latest album, Singularity, in August. Alternative rock band Steel Train and local pop-punk quartet Arden will open.
If you go -- Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 9 p.m. tomorrow. Tickets are $15. The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Call 410-662-0069 or go to theottobar.com.