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Happy 28th Anniversary, Black Cat!

Tomorrow night, the good folks of the Black Cat will be celebrating their 28th Anniversary, which made today feel like a pretty good time to talk not only about that particular anniversary show but to gush a little about the venue in general. On that legendary DC stage tomorrow night will be the stacked bill of  Algiers , Ted Leo , The Owners , Teen Cobra , and Anna Connolly  (with Hannah Burris). I'm not saying there will be special guests, but what I am saying is that the possibility of special guests shouldn't be ruled out.   And now, because I can't be at the show tomorrow, I want to spend a little time celebrating the Black Cat. I've been going to shows at the Black Cat since 1997, way back when it was in its first iteration at 1831 14th St. NW. It feels impossible to state (let alone wrap my head around) exactly what that club has meant to me since I first had my mind blown by the boys of Blur , during those dizzy heights of the closing stages of the Britpop er

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