$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5

Head over to Red Onion Records & Books (1901 18th St NW) in Adams Morgan for their first ever in-store vintage cocktail party, Thursday, September 13th from 6 – 9 pm. With wine, cocktails, food and a live DJ, you’ll truly have a unique vintage record-buying experience.

If you have $10

Go to the Rock and Roll Hotel (1353 H St. NE) on Thursday, September 13th at 8pm to see GW band Hello Society. Having just performed at GW’s Fall Fest, the band mixes super- heavy funk, jazz and hip-hop to create a unique sound that demands the audience’s feet to move to their groove. Also playing are Snarky Puppy and Philly band Among Criminals.

If you have $20

Borrow $15 more and head over to Blues Alley in Georgetown (1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW) to catch alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett and his quartet perform live. Having been the great Miles Davis’ sideman, Garrett is best known for his fast-paced, modern jazz compositions and is hailed around the world as one of the biggest names in jazz today.

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