Friday, January 9, 2009


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The District

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

BLACK CAT Grupo Fantasma, Friday, $15. Black Catatonia, Friday, $5. Mousetrap, Saturday, $10. The Scare, Mostly Dead, Sunday, $8. City & Colour, William Elliott Whitmore, Wednesday, $15. Nightmare of You, U.S. Royalty and Bottle Up & Go, 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 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6. Feedback Dance Party with DJ Stereofaith, Saturday, $8. Illinois, Drink Up Buttercup and Oceanographer, Tuesday, $10. Greg Laswell, Jenny Owen Youngs and Anya Marina, Thursday, $12-$14. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.

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

IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS Wayne Jordan, Friday-Saturday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

9:30 CLUB The Speaks, Honor by August, Saturday, $15. Strunz & Farah, Wednesday, $25. Badfish, Scotty Don't, Thursday, $17. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Andalusian Dog, March of Us, Wish for Bliss, Friday, $8. Homegoing, Saturday, $5. Shallow Palace and Playground Etiquette, Sunday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201.

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Stella Mira, Friday, $10. Statehood, Bear Hands and Tigercity, Saturday, $10. The Sword, Year Long Disaster, Wednesday, $15. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625.

VELVET LOUNGE Face Accidents, Box Elders and the Calm Blue Sea, Friday, $8. Mello-D & the Rados, Rosetta Stoned, PS24 and the Earthman Experience, Saturday, $8. Apothys, Sunday. Get Laid and Jarbabies, Monday, $7. Tropic of Nelson, Tuesday, $7. Janel Leppin and Layne Garrett, Wednesday, $7. Skeletonbreath, Whistlin Charlie, Bama, Armida & Her Imaginary Band and Andrew Bucket, Thursday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213.

ZOO BAR 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. Blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Wednesday. 8416 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 301-855-0025.

BUSHWALLER'S Drivin' Blind, Friday. 100th Monkey, Saturday. Sanford Markley, Sunday. Pete Papageorge, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Bad Neighbors, Friday. The Timmy Shelley Band, Saturday early show. The Roger Girke Band, Saturday late show. Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday. Linwood Taylor and Rude Dog Acoustic Duo, Sunday late show. The Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday. Drunken Uncles, Tuesday. Muleman, Wednesday. Rude Dog's Rhythm Revue, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866.

CHAMPIONS/FREDERICK Great Train Robbery, Friday. The Scotts New Band, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

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 Ronan Kavanagh, Friday-Saturday. Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday. Lindy LaFontaine, Tuesday. Kevin Marvelle, Wednesday. Brandon Combs, Thursday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115.

FRISCO GRILL The Idle Americans, Friday. 8865 Stanford Blvd., Columbia. 410-312-4907. No cover charge.

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

MACK'S Nice Guy Eddie, Friday. Never Never, Saturday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

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

RAMS HEAD LIVE The FiF, Odd Girl Out, Laredo, Savagemill and Vespertine Movement, Friday. The Rez, Future, Bobby T & the Magic Voyagers, At the Zoo and Eat it Raw, Saturday. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854. $9.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Livingston Taylor, Friday, $35. The Smithereens, Saturday, $30. Slim Man, Sunday, $22.50. Ryan Star and Dan Haas, Tuesday, $11. The Remnants and the Names, Wednesday, $20. Al Di Meola World Sinfonia '09, Thursday, $41. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

SONAR Integrity, Pulling Teeth, Oak, Pala and Warpriest, Friday, $13. "M.I.L. Fest" featuring Inkarnit, the Condemned, Bond & Bentley, Bloodspattered, Satisfaction, Stranger Inside, Overflow, the Phoenix and Spare the Sky, Saturday, $10. Anybody Killa, Detroit Warriors, Hagerstown Skeez, Homicydal Maniaxe, Ajax and AMB, Tuesday, $12. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333.

SURF CLUB LIVE Bobby Parker and the Blues Night, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


AULD SHABEEN Dirty Pints, Friday-Saturday. 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

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

BIRCHMERE Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Friday-Saturday, $35. James Hunter, Ryan Shaw, Tuesday, $29.50. Mint Condition, Wednesday-Thursday, $49.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

BOMBAY TANDOOR Stuart Hill, Tuesday. John Bell, Thursday. 8301 Westwood Dr., Vienna. 703-734-2202.

BRITTANY'S Mike Leverone, Friday. Lenny Burridge, Saturday. 12449 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. 703-730-0728.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Mike Leverone, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA Ted Garber, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/SHIRLINGTON Jenny Boyle, Tuesday. 2766 S. Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington. 703-578-0020.

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Marshall Artz, Friday. John Trupp and Ronnie Smith, Saturday. Willem Dicke, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S Cover Up, Friday. Borrowed Time, 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 Panacea, Guest, Sunday. Vauxhaul Broadcast, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646. $5 cover 9 p.m.-11 p.m.

IOTA DC101 Local Lix Live with Cobra Collective, March to the Arctic and Nate Ihara, Friday, $10. Telograph, U.S. Royalty and Albert React, Saturday, $10. James Intveld, Tuesday, $12. Open-mike night, Wednesday, no cover charge. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340.

J.V.'S The Band Influence Band, Friday. The Savior Cajun Band, Saturday early show. The Zippers Band, Saturday late show. Andrew Acosta and Band, Sunday. Lord of the Strings Show, Sunday late show. Terry Lee and Art Beverage, Monday. Dave Chappell and his band, Tuesday. Open mike with the Bob and Martha and Band, Wednesday. Jonny and the Sting Rays, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504.

JAMMIN' JAVA The School of Rock Presents Nirvana Legacy Show, Friday, Saturday, $10. Eric Scott, the Method and Marie Miller, Friday, $12. Cathy & Marcy's Third Family Jamboree, Saturday, $10. John Eddie and Steve Palmer Band, Saturday, $15. The War, Monday, $10-$12. Debris and the Boones Farmer, Tuesday, $10. Nero, Thursday, $20. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

JAXX Violet Says 5, Yardstick Civilization, Pain, Zebracake, Voices of Anatole et al, Friday. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940. $10-$12.

JW & FRIENDS The Johnny Artis Band, Friday. Straight Flush, Saturday. 6531 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-451-4556.

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

KILROY'S The Mike Leverone Duo, Saturday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Ted Garber, Friday. Crooked Landing, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

OLD BROGUE The Flying Cows of Ventry, Friday-Saturday. Jeff Walthall, Wednesday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME Zedicus, Saturday. Open mike night, Sunday. Nik Scott, Tuesday. Dennis Licari, Wednesday. Herb & Hanson, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Gantzer & Groover, Friday. Karma Issue, Saturday. Matt Davis, Tuesday. Mike Leverone, 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.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Dave Tieff, Friday. Oren Polak, Tuesday. Manny Bernardo, Wednesday. Mike Leverone, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Willem Dicke, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Wall and Frye, Friday. Identity Crises, Saturday. Alered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE The Pietasters, Saturday, $15. The Cracked Up Comedy Tour, Sunday, $12. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

SULLY'S 3am Panic, Friday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE 10 0th Monkey, Friday. The Sparkplugs, Saturday. Killer B's, Wednesday. Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Rattlesnake Hill, Friday. The Pluckers, Saturday. Open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

219 Little Red and the Renegades, Friday. 219 King St., Alexandria. 703-549-1141. $5.

VILLAGE WHARF Small Town, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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

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