Tuesday September 26th: Strange Avenger

We grow up listening to Alternative Rock and love the sounds of Strange Avenger. We love it so month we welcome them in every third Tuesday for a tour de force of all things alternative.

Sunday September 24th : The 9: Singer Songwriter Series

The Black Squirrel is proud to host The 9 singer songwriter series, a touring act of 9 of the most talented songwriters the district has to offer. This event gets wide praise all around the city and we are proud to welcome them back after a two month hiatus. The cutting edge of D.C. music […]

Tuesday September 19th : Mike Novak:

Funky acoustic rock is Mike Novak’s specialty and it always proves to be a crowd pleaser. Mike is a local musician who performs all over the city from wonderland to café asia and we are super pleased to welcome this longtime friend of the bar back for a special Tuesday gig.

Sunday September 17th: Renshaw Davies

It no secret that we love the music of New Orleans, and try to get the best acts from the crescent city whenever they pass through town. Renshaw Davies is no exception. Blending haunting harmonies over soothing vocals, Renshaw Davies brings their own style to the folk inspired music. Making a splash on the East […]

Devils Backbone Wood Bear Release Party w/ Ben Murrell

Thursday September 14th… The Black Squirrel loves Devils Backbone and the Northern Virginia powerhouse brewery loves us in turn. So, when they asked if we would host a party for the limited release of their new Wood Bear Imperial Stout, we accepted with open arms. Since one beer is never enough for us, we accompanied […]

Bellwether Bayou Is Back, This Time With Michael

Violinist Laura Schwartz  and singer-songwriter Michael (no last name necessary) will appear in the Tap Room of the Black Squirrel on Friday (Jan. 13), starting at 8 p.m. The D.C. based-Schwartz, a classically trained violinist who has performed at the Black Squirrel on a number of occasions over the years, brings a folksy blend to […]

Here’s Jason

Laughing Like Crazy, featuring Baltimore native Jason Weems, makes its comedic debut in the Black Squirrel Tap Room on Wednesday (Nov. 9) at 8 p.m. Weems, a teacher’s aide by day and stand-up comedian at night, draws heavily from his experiences of interacting with his tiniest audiences at Leith Walk, where he has worked in […]