Friday, January 2, 2009


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The District

AVENUE Allure Fridays, Friday; College Night, Thursday. 649 New York Ave. NW. 202-347-8100.

BLACK CAT Jucifer, Death by Sexy and Abiku, Friday, $12; Homo/Sonic, Saturday, $10; the Moderate, Brandon Butler, Tuesday, $8; Played Tomorrow, B.T.F.B., Sunday, $8; Imperial China, Title Tracks and Edie Sedgwick, Wednesday, $8; Poor but Sexy, Franz Nicolay and Spoonboy, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.

CAFE CITRON Alfredo Mohuca and friends, Tuesday. 1343 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-530-8844.

CAFE MOZART Temur Tsaguria, Friday and Thursday. 1331 H St. NW. 202-347-5732.

DC9 Kids, Saturday, $5, free entry and free Olde English before 10 p.m.; Koffin Kats and the Goddman Gallows, Tuesday, $6; Sharkey, Carolyn Malachi and Rathemc, Thursday, $10; 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.

FUR Global Saturdays, Saturday. 33 Patterson St. NE. 202-842-3401.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Greenland, Mirror Script, Fox Japan and Excuses, Friday, $8; Whiz Bang Three, Saturday, $8; LA Coterie, Sweet Interference and Dangerosa, Wednesday, $6; Stroma, Cinema Cinema and Me Monster, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201.

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Disco City, Friday, no cover charge. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625.

VELVET LOUNGE John Powers, the Super Vacations and Hot Lava, Friday, $8; Marfa, Pree and Saint Solitude, Saturday, $8; the Little White Pills and Soul, Sunday, $7; Zona Mexicana, Osceola and Watch Man Walk, Monday, $7; King of Heresy, Burial Within, Anagnorisis and Crossing the Event Horizon, Wednesday, $8; Zevious, DCIC and Anthony Pirog Sextet, Thursday, $7. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213.

ZOO BAR The Big Boy Little Band, Saturday; blues jam open mike with the Big Boy Little Band, Thursday. 3000 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-232-4225. No cover charge.


BEACH COVE Songwriters series with the Deanna Dove Band, Monday. 8416 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 301-855-0025.

CAT'S EYE PUB The Satyr Hill Band, Friday; Rob Hughes and the Heaters, Saturday early show; Ursula Ricks' Project, Saturday late show; Steve Kramer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; Patty Reese and Dave Chappell, Sunday late show; the Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; Idle Americans, Tuesday; Muleman, Wednesday; the Skyla Burrell Blues Band, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866.

CHAMPIONS/FREDERICK Element K, Friday; Lucky U, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

COUNTRY STORE Blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Friday. 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 Conor Malone, Friday-Saturday; Alan Scott, Thursday; 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115.

LOUISIANA KITCHEN AND BAYOU BAR George Oakley and the Nick Lipkowski Duo, Monday. 4907 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-6945.

OUTTA THE WAY CAFE Acoustic open mike, Wednesday. 7503 Redland Rd., Rockville. 301-963-6895.

RAMS HEAD LIVE Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, SOJA, Scotty Don't and Shoreline, Friday, $20 in advance, $23 at the door; Caleb Stine & the Brakemen, the Cheaters and Ellen Cherry, Saturday, $10. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Fools & Horses, Saturday, $15; Caribbean Jazz Project - Afro Bop Alliance, featuring Dave Samuels, Saturday, $29.50; Leon Redbone, Sunday, $30; Gregg Allman, Monday, $125; Raul Midon and Sonya Kitchell, Thursday, $25. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

SONAR "Battle of the Bands," featuring Stranger Inside, Infinitum, the Gypsy Sons, Carpe Diem, Distorted Self Image, the Y-Incision, the Condemned Infliction and Keegan Corbey, Saturday, $10 in advance, $12 at the door; Count Your Blessings, LA for Another, Rescue the Hero, Corrin Campbell & the Election and Futuristic Beautiful, Wednesday, $8. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333.

SURF CLUB LIVE Little Red & the Renegades and the Grandsons, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310. $10.


BANGKOK BLUES Blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Sunday; the Idle Americans, Wednesday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095.

BIRCHMERE Lucky Daredevil Thrillshow, featuring Tyler Fyre, Friday, $20; Leon Redbone, Saturday, $35; Chris Botti, Wednesday-Thursday, $49.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

BOMBAY TANDOOR John Bell, Thursday; 8301 Westwood Dr., Vienna. 703-734-2202.

THE DOCK Shirkaday, Saturday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Laurence McKenna, Friday; Steve, Claire and the Picnic Bears, Saturday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S Harlan Simple, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

FAT TUESDAY'S/FAIRFAX Open mike night, Sunday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

GALAXY HUT Pree, Janel & Anthony, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646. $5 cover from 9 to 11.

IOTA Ryan Montbleau Band, Friday, $12; Chaise Lounge, Saturday, $15; the Federal Reserve, Monday, $5; Ringleader, Crooked Crow and the Method, Tuesday, $8; open mike night, Wednesday, no cover charge; Bronze Radio Return, Perkasie and Eureka Birds, Thursday, $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340.

J.V.'S The Electric Bob and Jerry Band, Friday; Honky Tonk Heart, Saturday early show; Swinging Daves, Saturday late show; Drew and Melinda Show, Sunday early show; the Oz Revue blues open mike jam, Sunday late show; Diana Quinn and Mike Woods open mike, Monday; the Jason Meza Band, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon Santmyer, Wednesday; the Tommy Lepson Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504.

JAMMIN' JAVA Melodime, Louis Fabrizi, Friday early show, $10 in advance, $12 at the door; PJtheViking, Young Enough and the Grenade, Friday late show, $5; Ammar Malik, the OK Corral and Pretzlcoat, Saturday, $8 in advance, $10 at the door; Ghosts of Pluto, Priceless Enuendo, McTwist, Merredith and Orange Marmalade, Sunday, $10 in advance, $12 at the door; the High Fives, Murphy's Kids and Marfa, Tuesday, $10; Less Than We Knew, Tha Loddy Da Crew, Rifle Ridge and Adam Swink, Wednesday, $10; Boys Will Be Boys, Love and Reverie, Burn the Ballroom, the Kindness of Strangers and the Offset, Thursday, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

JAXX Frayz, BLVD and Jason Cerda, Friday, $10 in advance, $15 day of the show; Roadducks, Not-Liable, Sordid, Bitter, Dirtydawgs, Punk Rogers, GI9, Unskilled Professionals, Engulfed in Flames, Undisputed and RC Static, Saturday, $10 in advance, $15 day of show; Rotting Christ, Mantic Ritual, Epicurean, Apothys and the Red Horse of War, Wednesday, $22 in advance, $25 day of the show. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940.

KATE'S Open Irish song session with Wayne Jordan, Wednesday. 6131 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-866-0860.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Wil lem Dicke, Friday; Justin Sheehy, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

OLD BROGUE The Jim Stephenson Trio, Friday-Saturday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME Poor Man's Lobster, Friday; Brad Pugh and Smilin' Rob, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Matt Weilmuenster, Tuesday; Gordon Sterling and James Helle, Wednesday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Katy and Vega, Friday; the Tommy Gann Duo, Saturday; Justin Sheehy, Tuesday; Ronan Kavanaugh, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

RESTON-HERNDON FOLK CLUB Open mike, Tuesday. 648 Elden St., Herndon. 703-435-2404.

RI-RA/ARLINGTON Dirty Pints, Thursday. 2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-248-9888.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Freddie Long, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

STATE THEATRE Tim Reynolds, TR3, Friday, $16; the Charlottesville Allstars, Rosslyn Mountain Boys and the Nighthawks, Saturday, $17 in advance, $20 day of show; Gregg Allman, Honeytribe, Tuesday, $48; Camper Van Beethoven, Thursday, $20. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

SUNSET GRILLE The Gypsy Sons, Friday; Laughing Man, Saturday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VINTAGE 50 Joe Daniels, Wednesday. 50 Catoctin Cir. NE, No. 100, Leesburg. 703-777-2169.

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