The lowdown -- With a new album, To the Confusion of Our Enemies, a standout performance at South by Southwest Festival and a feature in Rolling Stone, things are looking good for punk rockers Riverboat Gamblers. Their tour stops at the Ottobar tomorrow night.
If you go -- The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Doors open at 9 p.m.; show starts at 9:45 p.m. Tickets are $8 for the all-ages show. For tickets or information, visit theottobar.com.
Phoenix in D.C.
The lowdown -- Paris import Phoenix incorporates elements of the synth-obsessed '80s to produce its signature sound. In support of the coming release It's Never Been Like That, the group is playing the 9:30 Club on Saturday.
If you go -- The 9:30 Club is at 815 V. St. N.W., Washington, Showtime is 9 p.m. Tickets are $15. For tickets or more information, visit 930.com.
The lowdown -- Egyptian Sun, a belly dancing company, hosts a yearly show at the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus. This year's theme, "Carnivale, A Celebration of Belly Dance," will feature belly dance," and the drum group Raquy and the Cavemen, tomorrow night.
If you go -- "Carnivale" is at 7:30 at Shriver Hall, 3400 N. Charles St. Tickets are $5-$15 at the door. For tickets or more information, visit egyptian sun.net.
The lowdown -- Mosaic, the outdoor tent bar and lounge in Power Plant Live's plaza, reopens tonight with house DJs Lisa Shaw and Jask. Starting in the fall, Mosaic will move into BAR Baltimore's old space.
If you go -- Mosaic's opening party starts at 9 p.m. tonight at 34 Market Place. 21 and older. $10. Call 410-262-8713 or visit mosaic-lounge.com.