Norman Jay: Don’t miss English DJ Norman Jay’s first ever D.C. appearance at Eighteenth Street Lounge. Touted as “the Godfather of British dance culture,” his electro and groove beats have made him one of the most demanded DJs in the world. Time: TBA, club opens at 9:30 p.m. Dress code enforced. 1212 18th St. NW, Washington, D.C. Call 202-466-3922 for more information.
Soiree Obama: Celebrate the inauguration, international style, at Russia House Restaurant and Lounge. Alliance Francais, France-Amerique magazine, and Bistrot du Coin are among the French guests attending. 8 p.m. - 4 a.m. $20 with RSVP to email@example.com. 1800 Connecticut Ave., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-234-9433
Songs for Presidents: Combine your affinity for great music with your desire to give back at 6th and I Historic Synagogue. The concert benefits Band for Lands, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainability, conservation and social responsibility. A variety of popular artists take the stage to perform “Of Great and Mortal Men: 43 songs for 43 U.S. Presidencies.” Tickets: $20. Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m. 600 I St. NW, Washington, D.C. For tickets and more information, call 202-408-3100.
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