Celebrate the end of a short class week with music, laughs and sports. Start it off with live music at Echostage, then sit down for a comedy show. Round the weekend out at a Team USA men’s basketball game.
Steve Aoki at Echostage
This weekend only, you can dance along with Japanese-American musician and DJ Steve Aoki and DJ Riot Ten at Echostage. Steve Aoki, who is also a record and music producer, is famous for songs like “The Light That Never Comes” and “Pursuit of Happiness.” You must be at least 18 years old to attend.
Echostage, 2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE, doors open at 9 p.m., tickets $40-50.
14th & Funny
If you’re looking for some laughs this weekend, stop by 14th & Funny. Located at Cafe Saint-Ex, D.C.’s best comedians – who have been pre-screened by Cafe Saint-Ex – will perform their best stand-up in eight- to 10- minute-long sets. Admission is free, but you should arrive early to get a good seat at this 21 plus event.
Cafe Saint-Ex, 1847 14th St. NW, 8 to 10 p.m., free.
USA Basketball vs. Puerto Rico
Watch the U.S. Men’s Basketball team play against Puerto Rico at the Entertainment Sports Arena Sunday for the qualifying round for the FIBA World Cup. Players in the FIBA AmeriCup are expected to come primarily from the NBA G League and will be selected by the USA Men’s World Cup Qualification Committee to represent USA Basketball in the AmeriCup Qualifying Games.
Entertainment and Sports Arena, 1100 Oak Dr. SE, game starts at 3 p.m., Tickets start at $5.