Friday, February 13, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT Cucu Diamantes, Bio Ritmo, Friday, $15-$18; the Ambitions, the Electricutions, Saturday, $8; Kevin Seconds, Vic Ruggiero, Kepi Ghoulie, Sunday, $10; the Dig, Monday, $8; Turboslut, Pygmy Lush, Tuesday, $8; the Points, Cloak/Dagger, Thursday, $8. 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; the Next Big Thing, Sunday, $15; the Takeover UK, the Crash Moderns, Monday, $8; Aliens, Cigarbox Planetarium, Spider Cake, Tuesday, $6; Elikeh, Head Roc, PS24, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

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

MADAM'S ORGAN The Johnny Artis Band, Friday and Thursday; Liz Mandeville, Saturday; One Nite Stand, Sunday-Monday; Lucky Dog and Larry Meisse, Tuesday; Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB Emmett swimming, Trustfall, Friday, $15; Holy Ghost, Mike Simonetti, Will Eastman, Friday, $15; "Next Big Thing," Sunday, $15; Fujiya and Miyagi, School of Seven Bells, Thursday, $20. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Iritis, Star FK Radium, Letzkus Lanou, Friday, $8; Drunken Banshees, Outer Body Llama, Saturday, $8; the So So Glos, Tuesday, $6; Born Empty, Deville, Nary the Flounder, Cactus's, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Imperial China, New Rock Church of Fire, the Sentiment, A Born Idler, Friday, $10; the Next Big Thing, Sunday, $15; DC Valentine, Culture Shock, Dcypher Dance, Thursday, $15. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

TAVERNA THE GREEK ISLANDS Panpipes with Rose Solari, Monica Jacobe and Charles Mokotoff, Thursday. 305-307 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-547-8360. No cover charge.

VELVET LOUNGE Mas y Mas, Friday, $8; Janel Leppin, Andrea Parkins, Susan Alcorn, Saturday, $10; Matt Jones, Sunday, $7; Fat History Month, Peer Pressure, Human Adult Band, Monday; the Bees Knees, Loderunner, fffever, Thursday. 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.

BUSHWALLER'S Rhythm Kings, Friday; Dime Store, Saturday; Michael Patricks, Sunday; Pete Papageorge, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Nothin' but Trouble, Friday; Nothin' but Trouble, Saturday early show; Roger Girke Band, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; T.T. Tucker and the Bum Rush Band, Sunday late show; the Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; Rob Hughes and the Heaters, Tuesday; Lower Case Blues, Wednesday; Rude Dog's Rhythm Revue, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS/FREDERICK ICU, Friday; Vinyl Headlights, 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.

DAD'S PUB Jonny and the Stingrays, Saturday. 5532 Norbeck Rd., Rockville. 301-460-5224 or

HUNTT'S TAVERN Idle Americans, Saturday. 6520 Bennsville Rd., Pomfret. 301-932-6280 or 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 Dead Poets, Friday; Cheap Date, Saturday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

MURPHY'S PUB The Idle Americans, Friday. 6971 Indian Head Hwy., Bryan's Road. 301-375-9230 or 20616. No cover charge.

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

QUARRY HOUSE TAVERN J.P. McDermott and Western Bop, Saturday. 8401 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-587-8350.

RAMS HEAD LIVE The Dave Matthews Tribute Band, Saturday. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854. $10.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Bruce in the USA, Saturday, $109; Angie Stone, Sunday, $55; Eric Lindell & Anders Osborne, Tuesday, $22.50; the Dan Tyminski Band, Wednesday, $30; the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Thursday, $39.50. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY/BETHESDA The Karma Issue, Friday. 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-1311.

SONAR Talib Kweli, Jean Grae, Dj P-funk, Busy Bee, Finton Arms, the Be.s.t., Justin Time, presented by Busy Bee Enterprises, Friday; Eden Burns, Swag Box, Carsinogen, Sordid, One Minute, Emeralds as Eyes, Friday, $10; Bukkake Party Tonight, the Mostly Dead, Press Black, the Scare, Friday, $8; Sebastian Price, Porcelain Doll Club, My Personal Apocalypse, Jess Banner, Craig Leland Sparks, Sunday, $8-$10; Pasadena, the Grilled Lincolns, Ballyhoo, 86 the Effort, Bond and Bentley, Sunday, $10; Lee "Scratch" Perry, Lionize, Tuesday, $18; Pyromorphous, Vahalla, Absolute Vengeance, A Sunlit Aperture, Thursday, $10. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or

SURF CLUB LIVE Lil' Dave Thompson, Friday; the Mark Noone Band, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


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

BIRCHMERE The D el McCoury Band, Friday, $35.00; Angie Stone, Monday, $59.50; Al Jarreau, Tuesday, $55.00; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Wednesday, $45.00. 3701 Mount Verno n Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

BRITTANY'S Lenny Burridge, Friday; Steve McWilliams, Saturday. 12449 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. 703-730-0728.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Jon Fritz, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA Thomas and Larrick, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

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

THE DOCK The Josh Burgess Band, Saturday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

DOGWOOD TAVERN The Rob Hornfeck Enterprise, Friday; Adanced Groove, Saturday; Claire Gilbride, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Friday; the Roosters, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

EXTRA VIRGIN Laissez Foure, Friday; Potomac Jazz, Saturday; Dimestore Profit, Wednesday; Gaylor & Katsu, Thursday. 4053 S. 28th St., Arlington. 703-998-8474.

FIRESIDE GRILL DJ Curtis Brown, Saturday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

GALAXY HUT Prabir and the Substitutes, Palominos, Sunday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

HARD TIMES CAFE Open Irish song session with Wayne Jordan, Wednesday. 6362 Springfield Plaza, Springfield. 703-913-5600.

IOTA A Reggae Valentine From See-I, Saturday, $12; King Giant, Phoebus, Sunday, $10; Justin Trawick, Blue James Band, Monday, $10; open mike, Wednesday; Tom McBride and the Whig Party, Memphis 59, the Remnants, Thursday, $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S Bad Influence Band, Friday; 40 Dollar Fine Band, Saturday early show; Marianna Previti and Mary Shaver, Saturday; Radio Caroline, Sunday early show; Swinging Daves, Sunday; Audrey Ault, Monday early show; Bob Hume and Jason Meza Band, Monday; the Idle Americans, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon Santmyer and guests, Wednesday; Billy Hancock and his band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA The Machiavelli Group, Crash Boom Bang, The Dance Party, Boys Will Be Boys, Diesel Pigeons, Friday, Saturday, $15-$20; K-Beta, Bo Jankans, D II, Friday, $10; Mambo Sauce, Passafire, Echo Boom, Saturday, $12; Anthony Fiacco, Shane Hines, Todd Wright, Sunday, $10- $12; the Von Bondies, Nico Vega, Tuesday, $10-$12; Sonya Kitchell, Naia Kete, Wednesday, $10; Mae, Shirock, the Daylights, Thursday, $20. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Too Pure to Die, Oceano, Catalepsy, Poveglia, Neverending Struggle, An Obscure Signal, No Trace of Presence, Octanion, the Great Scott Delorean, She Said Sever, Terra Firma, Success or Six Feet, Friday, $12; Veil of Maya, After the Burial, Abacabb, This Time It's War, Prodigium, Gallows Hill, the Great Scott Delorean, Sunday, $14; Bob Gaynor, Tuesday. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940.

KILROY'S Don Chapman, Saturday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

NICK'S Mason Dixon, Friday-Saturday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

OLD BROGUE Ted Garber, Friday-Saturday; Beth Patterson, Sunday; the Jon Brookfield Duo, Wednesday; open mike night, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME Tesfa, Friday; Dennis Licari and Friends, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Gordon Sterling and James Helle, Tuesday; Erin Mitchell and Sam Gunderson, Wednesday; Nick and Drew, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS New Day Rising, Friday; King Willie and the Shadows, Saturday; Oren Polak, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Jon Fritz, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998- 6616.

ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY Virgil Cain, Wednesday. 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-516-7688.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Jeff Miller, Friday; Freddie Long, Tuesday; Willem Dicke, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Kevin James, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

STATE THEATRE Bruce in the USA, Friday, $18; the Legwarmers, Saturday, $16; Jorma Kaukonen, Robben Ford, Ruthie Foster, Wednesday, $36; Reckless Kelly, Sons of Bill, Thursday, $13. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

STONEWALL'S Dean Pettersson, Friday; Jackson Jill, Saturday. 44050 Woodbridge Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-729-4081.

SULLY'S Harmless Prank, Friday; Hellenback, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Slider, Friday; Wild Card Band, Saturday; the Nighthawks, Sunday; Bloody Meri, Wednesday; the Cutaways, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Virginia Hills, Friday; Amanda Murphy and the Lost Indians, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF 2nd Sole, 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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