You’ve almost made it through a month of school, so it’s time to celebrate with music and comedy this weekend.
Freedom Sounds at the Washington Monument
You can enjoy a free festival all weekend in celebration of the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s grand opening. Don’t miss out on performances from Public Enemy and the Roots, along with drum circles various spoken word and storytelling performances.
Washington Monument Grounds, 17th St. and Constitution Ave. NW. Noon to 5:00 p.m. Free admission.
You may recognize this comedian from his hour-long Comedy Central special “Big, Dumb Animal” that debuted last year or from his frequent appearances on “@midnight.”
Drafthouse Comedy DC, 1100 13th St. NW. 9 p.m. $25.
Princess featuring Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum
If you’re still missing Prince, catch this “Saturday Night Live” alumna and her friend cover his songs. The two have been singing together since college.
9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. 8 p.m. $30.