Friday, January 23, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT Junior League Band, Hoots & Hellmouth and O'Tasty, Friday, $10-$12; Kicks!, Friday, no cover charge; Yo! Majesty, Natalie "the Floacist" Stewart, Saturday, $15; Dennis Kane and the Finish, Sunday, $8; Pree, Tereu Tereu and Sean Walsh & the National Reserve, Wednesday, $8; Nightmares on Wax, Thursday, $12. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.

BOSSA BISTRO Berimbau, Friday; Palanke Music Company, Saturday; Superland Stage Band, Sunday; Touch Acoustra, Monday; Mojai, Tuesday; the Alfredo Mojica Project, Wednesday; Improviso, Thursday. 2463 18th St. NW. 202-667-0088. No cover charge.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Black & White Jacksons, Ra Ra Rasputin, Four Fins of the Rocket and Loose Lips, Saturday, $8; Kirsten Price and Dammien Alexander, Thursday, $10-$12. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.

FUR Dave Dresden, Saturday $20. 33 Patterson St. NE. 202-842-3401.

IRISH TIMES Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.

MADAM'S ORGAN Elf Cook, Friday; Deb Callahan, Saturday; the B.T. Richardson Band, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Old Man Brown, Tuesday; Bob Perilya's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; the Johnny Artis Band, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB Lionize and the Players Band, Friday, $15; Tea Leaf Green, the Hackensaw Boys, Saturday, $15. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Meow vs. Meow, Friday, $8; Danni Rosner and the Endway, Saturday, $8; Bojibian, Sunday, $6; Like Trains and Taxis, Tuesday, $8; Fffever, Naked Hearts and Kitty Hawk, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201.

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Bryan Scary & the Shredding Tears, Friday, $10; Via Audio, Modern Skirts, Saturday, $10; Ballas Hough Band, Thursday, $15. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625.

VELVET LOUNGE Elikeh and Godisheus, Friday, $8; Tri-State Conspiracy and Maybe Tomorrow, Saturday; Rude in DC with the Chariots, Tommy Infamous, Shockwave Sound, Selecter Jah Point and the Rootworkers, Sunday; Magic Christian, the Differents and the Fast Track, Monday, $10; Johnson's Crossroads and Moses Atwood, Tuesday; Au, Wednesday, $8; the Public Good, Blue Pinto and Braxton Parker, Thursday, $7. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213.


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

BENTZ STREET SPORTS BAR Hand Painted Swinger, Friday; DJ Savour, Saturday; open mike, Monday. 6 S. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-694-9134.

BUSHWALLER'S The Larry Thomas Project, Friday; Donegal X-Press, Saturday; Sanford Markley, Sunday; Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Old Man Brown, Friday; Muleman, Saturday early show; Jay Cleaver and the Loveleaders, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; Timmy Fields and Paddy's Mongrels, Sunday late show; the Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; Rob Hughes and the Heaters, Tuesday; Dogs Among the Bushes, Wednesday; the Timmy Shelley Band, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866.

CHAMPIONS/FREDERICK Sister Mary Elephant, Friday; Phoenix Rising, 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 Sean Chyun, Friday; No Trace, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday. 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.

MACK'S Mad House, Friday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

O'BRIEN'S BBQ Julie Clark, David Glaser and John Toomey, Wednesday. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-275-7459.

QUARRY HOUSE TAVERN Ty Braddock and the Branded Men, Saturday. 8401 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-587-8350.

RAMS HEAD LIVE Mr. Greengenes, Friday, $10-$12; Live karaoke with Maxxtone, Saturday, $5; Scott Weiland, Tuesday, $21.50-$24. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Joe Piscopo Quartet, Friday, $40; Nevermind: A Tribute to Nirvana, Saturday, $15; Danielia Cotton, Saturday, $19.50; Keiko Matsui, Sunday, $33; Alice Smith, Monday, $20; Sonny Landreth and Patrick Sweany, Wednesday, $33.50; Peter Cincotti, Thursday, $35. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

SONAR Mocean Worker and Grayson James Brown, Friday, $8-$10; Speakerboxin', Saturday, $10; Endwell, the Miles Between, Ambush, Wednesday, $12-$14; the Golden Filter, Thursday, $8. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333.

SURF CLUB LIVE King Soul and Colonel Josh Arnson, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


BIRCHMERE Vivian Green, Friday, $35; Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun, Tom Principato, Saturday, $25; Arturo Sandoval, Sunday, $49.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

BLARNEY STONE Wayne Jordan, Friday-Saturday. 715 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. 540-371-7468.

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

BRITTANY'S Jon Fritz, Friday; Small Town, 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 Electric Company, Saturday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

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

DOUGHERTY'S Live Action Hero, Friday; Second Wind, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

EXTRA VIRGIN Potomac Jazz, Friday; Joshua Walker, Saturday; Doug and Melanie, Thursday. Shirlington Village, 4053 S. 28th St., Arlington. 703-998-8474.

FAST EDDIE'S/FAIRFAX Redline, Friday. 9687 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-385-7529.

FIRESIDE GRILL Jon Fritz, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

GALAXY HUT Art Daniels Band and Pet Parade, Sunday; Mostly Bad Virus and Pomoguamo, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646. $5 cover from 9 to 11.

IOTA Justin Trawick Group and Jason Ager, Friday, $10; Colourmusic, Saturday, $10; Johnson's Crossing and Moses Atwood, Monday, $10; Anchorage, Tuesday, $10; open mike, Wednesday, no cover charge; the Old School Freight Train, Thursday, $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340.

IRELAND'S FOUR PROVINCES Dirty Pints, Friday-Saturday. 105 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-8999.

J.V.'S Honky Tonk Confidential, Friday; the Backroads Band, Saturday early show; the Bullets, Saturday late show; the Randy Waller Show, Sunday early show; Chris and Chick Hall Band, Sunday late show; Terry Lee and Art Beverage, Monday; Dave Chappell and His Band, Tuesday; open mike with Bob, Martha and the Band, Wednesday; the Dan Hoveys Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504.

JAMMIN' JAVA Chris Pureka and Nicole Reynolds, Friday early show, $10; the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, Irresponsible, the Secret Cool and Redshift, Friday late show, $10; Justin Roberts, Saturday early show, $15; Fiction Family, Saturday late show, $20; Dead Men's Hollow, Sunday early show, $8; Cerca Trova, Rising Legacy, the Varsity Letter, When Day Breaks and Metrophish, Sunday late show, $10-$12; Thieves & Villains and Fight Fair, Tuesday, $12-$14; Scythian, Wednesday, $10-$15. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

JAXX "Emo Soldiers Festival" featuring Blessed By a Broken Heart, Love Hate Hero, Karate Highschool, Agraceful, Boys Will Be Boys, Saturday, $13-$15. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940.

JW & FRIENDS Rebels in Rehab, Friday; the Sparkplugs, Saturday; the Steve Palmer Band, Wednesday. 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 Kevin James, Saturday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

NICK'S Boys n' Me, Friday-Saturday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Kevin James, Friday; Brian Weber, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

OLD BROGUE Sanford and Lena, Friday-Saturday; Shane Gamble, Wednesday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME The Taylor Carson Band, Friday; BPM, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Greg Ward, Tuesday; Jeff Krentel, Wednesday; Carambola, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Marshall Artz, Friday; Four on the Floor, Saturday; Oren Polak, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Manny Bernardo, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Katie and Vega, Friday; Mike Mincin, Tuesday; Steve McWilliams, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Jon Fritz, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS The Ted Garber Band, Saturday; Altered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE The Legwarmers, Saturday, $16; Peter Cincotti, Sunday, $30; Gin Blossoms and Crash Boom Bang, Thursday, $27. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

SULLY'S Six Play, Friday; Slider, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Lost Highway Band, Friday; Rebels in Rehab, Saturday; Killer B's, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN New Mode Grass, Friday; Skystone Bluegrass Band, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF Anonymous Brave, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

YORKTOWN BISTRO Bad Hair Day, Friday. 5171 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-532-6060. No cover charge.

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