Wed., Aug. 21, Punch and Pie Fest 2
The Press Club, 9 p.m., $5
Punch and Pie Fest 2 is spread out over five days at four venues and involves a variety of bands and genres, including the reggae-inspired band Storytellers and 20-year punk-rock veterans the Knockoffs; and Banner Pilot is even traveling from Minneapolis to perform. The festival's opening night is a tribute show dedicated to post-punk pioneers the Replacements, where Bastards of Young (pictured), Drive-Thru Mystics, 50-Watt Heavy and more are all set to rekindle a variety of familiar tunes. The following days of the festival take place at various venues throughout Midtown. Visit the festival's website for additional show times and lineups. 2030 P Street, www.punchandpiefest.com.