Looks like a good month for shows hereabout... Here's some I might check out ... let me know if you are going to any of these or know of some other shows and we can hook up.
930 club - SAT OCT 9 - The Cramps w/ Gore Gore Girls & Shortstack
Black Cat MON OCT 11- Mountain Goats, John Vanderslice, Joan of Arc $10 mainstage 8:30
Iota Club - FRI OCT 15 - the trachtenburg slideshow players 9:30 PM $12
DC Nine - SUN OCT 24 - Blogjam feat Blowoff (Bob Mould) $6
For more upcoming shows in DC - check this out