Friday, September 26, 2008



The District

BLACK CAT Black Kids, Magic Wands and the Virgins, Friday; No Control, Friday; Robert Pollard's Boston Spaceships, Laundry Room Squelchers and the High Strung, Saturday; Bliss, Saturday; the Juan Maclean, Edie Sedgwick & the Brunettes, Monday; Dressy Bessy, Tuesday; Pinback, Wednesday; Ratatat, Thursday. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Thad Wilson Orchestra, Monday. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800.

CARDINAL'S NEST The KGB Band, Wednesday. 3748 10th St. NE. 202-269-6378.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday; My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Sunday; Kylesa, Wednesday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.

RIOT ACT Antonio Parker Quartet, Friday; Luis Faife Quartet, Saturday; Jazz Jam Session, Wednesday-Thursday. 1610 14th St. NW. 202-625-6229.

KRAMERBOOKS Dave Goodrich, Wednesday. 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-387-1400.

MADAM'S ORGAN Lex Grey & the Urban Pioneers, Friday-Saturday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Brother Shamus, Tuesday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB Cut Copy, the Presets and Heartbreak, Friday; Super Diamond and Dr. FU, Saturday; Apocalyptica, Sunday. 815 V St. NW. 202-393-0930.

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Damien Jurado, Miles Benjamin and Anthony Robinson, Thursday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625.

VELVET LOUNGE Wall of Soundfest DC with True Womanhood, Thee Ultimate VAG, Dark Sea Dream, Joy Wants Eternity and the Electric Lions, Friday; Black & White Jacksons, Len Bias, Solar Powered Sun Destroyer and Calpurnia, Saturday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213.


BUSHWALLER'S Rhythm Kings, Friday; Karma Issue, Saturday; Michael Patricks, Sunday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Nothin' but Trouble, Friday; Nothin' but Trouble, Saturday early show; Carl Filipiak & the Jimi Jazz Trio, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer & the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; Timmy Fields & Paddy's Mongrels, Sunday late show; the Timmy Shelley Band, Tuesday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866.

COUNTRY STORE The Idle Americans, Thursday. 41566 Medley's Neck Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6820.

CROSSROADS Escape Happy Hour and Dance Party, Friday; Energy Dance Party with DJ Chick, DJ Book, DJ Supa Scotty and Mr Majestic, Saturday; Dancehall Sundays with DJ Jason Steele, DJ Supa Scotty and DJ Chick, Sunday; Early Mondays with DJ Ghost, Monday; Jamaica Me Crazy happy hour with live reggae, Thursday. 4103 Baltimore Ave., Bladensburg. 301-927-1056.

FLANAGAN'S Sherwood Blues, Friday; Tommy Lepson, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115.

GOLDEN SPORTS BAR The Texas Chainsaw Horns, Friday. 8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City. 410-480-2994.

OLD BOWIE TOWN GRILL The Blue Smoke Band, Saturday; blues jam with Paul Mastradone, Sunday. 8604 Chestnut Ave., Bowie. 301-464-8800.

RAMS HEAD LIVE Nightwish, Friday; Casey Cares Foundation's Rock & Roll Bash, Saturday; Rusted Root, Wednesday; Tegan and Sara, City and Colour and Girl in a Coma, Thursday. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Super Diamond, Friday; Hiroshima, Saturday; Joan Osborne, Monday; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Thursday. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

RECHER THEATRE Justin Nozuka, Saturday. 512 York Rd., Towson. 410-337-7210.

SALA THAI/BETHESDA BG & the Mojo Hands, Saturday. 4828 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-654-4676.

SONAR The Dodos, AU and Wye Oak, Sunday; Unearth, Protest the Hero, the Acacia Strain, Gwen Stacy and Whitechapel, Wednesday. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333.

SURF CLUB LIVE DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands, Saturday; open mike, Sunday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


BIRCHMERE Hiroshima, Friday; Young Dubliners and Scythian, Monday; the Subdudes, Tuesday; Patty Loveless, Wednesday-Thursday. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Tribal Mind, Friday; Jeff Krentel, Saturday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S Dibs on Shotgun, Friday; String Kings, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

FAT TUESDAY'S/FAIRFAX Destro, Friday; the War Within, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

GALAXY HUT Prabir & the Substitutes and the Ambitions, Sunday; the Dustys and More Humans, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646.

IOTA Last Train Home and the Dedringers, Friday; Last Train Home and the Youngers, Saturday; Last Train Home and the Chris Watling Quartet, Sunday; Mark Erelli, Sunday; Little Cow, Monday; open mike, Wednesday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340.

JAMMIN' JAVA Paul and Storm, Friday; benefit concert for Brett Gillum featuring FlatSpin, Friday; Julie Fowlis, Saturday; the Blackjacks, Saturday; Rachel Unthank & the Winterset and Devon Sproule, Monday. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

JAXX Amorphous, Leave's Eyes, Samael, Virgin Black and the Green Evening Requiem, Sunday. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Mike Mincin, Friday; Wallace & Vega, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

O'MALLEY'S The Jon Fritz Duo, Thursday. 45425 Holiday Dr., Sterling. 703-471-7411.

OLD BROGUE The Emma Bailey Band, Friday-Saturday; James Andrews, Wednesday; open mike, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME Poor Man's Lobster, Friday; Steve Andricos and Tim Smith, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Matt Weilmuenster, Tuesday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Hall Vought, Tuesday; Oren Polak, Wednesday; Zack Ambrose, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Mike Leverone, Friday; Ronan Kavanagh, Tuesday; Mike Bowers, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Shirkaday, Friday; Stop Thief, Saturday; Lenny Burridge, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE Lez Zeppelin, Friday; Donna the Buffalo, Saturday; Jefferson Starship, Sunday. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

STONEWALL'S Knockout Mouse, Friday. 44050 Woodbridge Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-729-4081.

TIFFANY TAVERN Banjo Dan and friends, Friday; the Skystone Bluegrass Band, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

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