Friday, February 20, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT No Second Troy, Olivia Mancini & the Terrible Two, Meredith Bragg, Friday, $10; Pup Tent, the Formers, Monday, $8; Trophy Wife, Mirror Script, Equinox, Tuesday, $8; Gestures, Capillary Action, Cannot Be Stopped, Wednesday, $8; Tokyo Police Club, Born Ruffians, Harlem Shakes, Thursday, $15. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.

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

MADAM'S ORGAN Skyla Burrell, Friday; BBQ Bob and the Spareribs, Saturday; Mark Holland, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Malkum Gibson and the Mighty Juke Band, Tuesday; Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; Patrick Alban and Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB Drive-By Truckers, Bloodkin, Friday-Saturday, $25; Cute Is What We Aim For, Meg and Dia, Breathe Carolina, Every Avenue, Anarbor, Sunday, $16; Mos Def, Monday, $35; Tom Jones, Wednesday, $55; Ben Kweller, the Watson Twins, the Jones Street Boys, Thursday, $20. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Catfish Honeymoon, Jo Henley Band, Stella Schindler, Friday. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or $8.

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Ludo, Sing It Loud, This Providence, the Morning Light, Friday, $12-$14; P.O.S., Sims, Mictlan + Lazerbeak = Hand Over Fist, Plain Ole Bill, Friday, $10-$12; the Dance Party, Ra Ra Rasputin, the Known Unknowns, the Roosevelt, Saturday, $12; Sam Roberts Band, Mother Mother, Monday, $12; . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Funeral Party, Midnight Masses, Thursday, $15-$18. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Screen Vinyl Image, The Payola Reserve, SikSik Nation, Nerd Parade, Friday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213. $8.

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. 8416 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 301-855-0025.

BRANDED 72 Pam Parker, Paul Benoit and Chris Chandler, Wednesday. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-275-7459 or

BUSHWALLER'S Hot Mess, Friday; Unprovoked Moose Attack, Saturday; Sanford Markley, Sunday; Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Old Man Brown, Friday; Tony Denikos Band, 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; Dave Chappell and friends, Tuesday; Dogs Among the Bushes, Wednesday; Nate Myers and the Aces, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS Alive N Kickin, Friday; the Groove, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

THE COUNTRY STORE Blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Saturday. 41566 Medleys Neck Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6820. No cover charge.

DISH BISTRO LOUNGE The Sherwood Blues Band, Saturday. 809 Olney Sandy Spring Rd., Sandy Spring. 240-342-2051.

49 WEST Deanna Dove, Saturday. 49 West St., Annapolis. 410-626-9796. $8.

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 Shirkaday, Saturday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

RAMS HEAD LIVE Cute Is What We Aim For, Meg & Dia, Breathe Carolina, Every Avenue, Anarbor, Friday, $16; George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Saturday, $40; Estelle, Solange, Sunday, $28.50; Mos Def, Wednesday, $35; Cradle of Filth, Satyricon, Septic Flesh, Thursday, $20. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Jonathan Coulton, Saturday, $20; Toad the Wet Sprocket, Monday, $45. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY Jenny Boyle Band, Friday. 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-1311.

SONAR Mr. Moccasin, Travels, Ari Schenck, Owls Go, Frid ay, $7; Girls Like Cigarettes, Odd Girl Out, Laredo, Rosy Likes Red, Saturday, no cover charge; Rodgers/Sipe Project, Salmon, Keller Williams, Davisson Brothers Band, Saturday, $15-$19; Pianowire, Scary River, Deleted Scenes, La Strada, Saturday, $8; Fallen From the Sky, Signature Escape, Octaves, Maddison, Sunday, $8. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or

SURF CLUB LIVE Jonny & the Stingrays and Zydeco Crayz, Friday; Marti Brom, Rocky Velvet and the Hall Monitors, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


BANGKOK BLUES The Mike Terpak Blues Explosion, Saturday; blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Sunday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095 or

BIRCHMERE Jonathan Coulton, Paul & Storm, Friday, $25.00; David Wilcox, Kim Richey, Saturday, $27.50; Kathleen Edwards, the Last Chorus, Sunday, $25. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

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

BRITTANY'S Jon Fritz, Friday; DC Motors, Saturday. 12449 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. 703-730-0728.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS Simple Man, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS Gary Thomas and friends, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

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

THE DOCK Small Town, Saturday; Crooked Landing, Tuesday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Marshall Artz, Friday; Billy Triplett, Saturday; Brothers Shamus, Tuesday; Matt Waller, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S Cover Up, Friday; Traffic on the Backbone, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

EXTRA VIRGIN Bad Hair Day, Friday; Joshua Walker, Saturday; Roger Henderson, Wednesday; Doug & Melanie, Thursday. 4053 S. 28th St., Arlington. 703-998-8474.

FAT TUESDAY'S Afreudianslip, Almost Kings, Uncrowned, Friday; Natural Born Easy, Saturday; Booze Farmers, Fistful of Fifties, Poorman's Lobster, Tuesday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIREFLIES Linda Sublett, Friday early show; Dave Ihmels, Friday; Divine Nation Rock, Saturday early show; Knee Deep Funk, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; bluegrass open mike with Rockledge, Wednesday; US Royalty, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

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

GALAXY HUT Nunchucks, Sunday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

IOTA Justin Jones and the Driving Rain, Sarah White and the Pearls, Gillian Maupin Rice, Saturday; Luminescent Orchestrii, La Strada, Sunday; open mike, Wednesday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S JB Beverley and the Wayward Drifters Anniversary Show, Friday; Gary Cole and his bluegrass band, Saturday early show; Jubal Kane Blues Band, Saturday late show; Vernon and Richard Santmyer and Pauline Dross, Sunday early show; Chris and Chick Hall and Band, Sunday; Terry Lee and Art Beveridge Show, Monday; Dave Chappell and his band, Tuesday; open mike with Bob Hue, Martha Capone and Band, Wednesday; Women of Rock Tribute with Wicked Jezabel, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Luke Brindley, David Mead, Friday-Saturday, $12-$20; Thomas, Sunday, $8; Fred Eaglesmith, Sunday, $20. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX The Codetalkers, Herring-Rodgers-Sipe, Keller Williams, Leftover Salmon, the Davisson Brothers Band, Friday. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940. $19.

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

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

OLD BROGUE Kevin James, Friday-Saturday; Al Petteway and Amy White, Sunday; Shane Gamble, Wednesday; Reverend Hookems, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME Steve, Claire and the Picnic Bears, Friday; Emergence, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Le Bon Temps Krewe and the Robert Lighthouse Band, Tuesday; Dennis Licari, Wednesday; Willy Nilly, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Small Town, Friday; Lost Highway, Saturday; the Oren Polak Duo, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Josh Burgess, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY DJ Erace, Wednesday. 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-516-7688.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Dave Tieff, Friday; Kara and Matty D, Tuesday; Josh Burgess, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Ted Garber, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

STATE THEATRE Eric Lindell and Anders Osborne, Friday, $15; Tinsley Ellis, Hubert Sumlin, Bob Margolin, Saturday, $17. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

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

SULLY'S Yoko Says No, Friday; Westpole, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Simple Man, Friday; Drivin Blind, Saturday; Killer B's, Wednesday; the Cutaways, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

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

VILLAGE WHARF Farley Granger, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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

YORKTOWN BISTRO Just Wanna Play, Friday; Perfect Murphy, Saturday. 5171 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-532-6060. No cover charge.

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