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Thursday, April 19, 2012 10:46 a.m.

Weekend Outlook

Chris Collingwood of Fountains of Wayne. Photo courtesy of Paul Erik under the Creative Commons License

From U Street to Georgetown, the weekend ahead promises fun outside of Foggy Bottom.

Thursday:

Fountains of Wayne, the band that brought us “Stacy’s Mom,” will perform at 9:30 Club. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $25.

Friday:

Go to the Georgetown Waterfront for the opening party of the Water Street Project, a pop-up art gallery featuring the work of various artists and photographers. The celebrations will also include performances by local bands Typefighter and Lightfoot. Admission is free and the festivities begin at 8 p.m.

Saturday:

Free music and fantastic views – what could be better? Check out the annual Jazz at the Jefferson music festival, featuring local and international jazz talent right at the base of the Jefferson Memorial. Performances run from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.