Friday, February 27, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT Benjy Ferree, Tim Fite, Saturday, $12; Sean Mcardle, Sunday, $8; Hollywood, Sick Weapons, Stolen Minks, Tuesday, $8; the Whigs, Dead Confederate, Trances Arc, Wednesday, $12; Black Lips, Gentleman Jesse and His Men, Suns of Guns, Thursday, $13-$15. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Alice Russell, Thursday. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800 or $15.

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 Plants and Animals, Sunday; Gil Mantera's Party Dream, Monday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or $10.

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

MADAM'S ORGAN Chris Polk, Friday; Bobby Parker and the Blues Night Band, Saturday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Friday, $40; Dan Auerbach, Hacienda, Those Darlins, Saturday, $20; Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Deer Tick, Sunday, $15; Missy Higgins & Justin Nozuka, Monday, $25; Lucinda Williams, Buick 6, Tuesday, $40; Tindersticks, Thursday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Ladybeard Johnson, Saturday, $6 ; Tim Williams, Michael Zapruter, Sunday, $8. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Tapes 'n Tapes, Wild Light, the Subjects, Friday, $15; DubConscious, Sunday, $10-$12; Pete and J, Thursday, $10-$12. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE The Deleted Scenes, Batata Doce, Mittenfields, Saturday; I Heart Lung, Sun Tornado, Monday; Bad Panda, John Barrett's Bass Drum of Death, Gino & the Goons, 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.


BARE BONES The Idle Americans, Saturday. 9150 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City. 410-461-0770 or No cover charge.

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

BUSHWALLER'S Johnstone, Friday; Drivin' Blind, Saturday; Karma Issue, Sunday; Ronan Kavanaugh, Monday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB The Muleman Band, Friday; the Timmy Shelley Band, Saturday early show; the Jimi Jazz Trio, Saturday late show; the Idle Americans, Tuesday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS GTR, Friday; the Reagan Years, Saturday; Paper Cut, Sunday. 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 Too Damn Big Orchestra, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; Sean Chyun and the Deceivers, Thursday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

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; the Approach, Saturday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

1ST MARINER ARENA Kris Kristofferson, Saturday. 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 410-347-2010, 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or $49.50.

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

POTOMAC GRILL The Sherwood Blues Band, Saturday. 1093 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 301-738-8181.

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

RAMS HEAD LIVE Thievery Corporation, Friday, $40; Michael Franti & Spearhead, Saturday, $27.50; the Disco Biscuits, Break Science, Sunday, $30; Hollywood Undead, Senses Fail, Haste the Day, Brokencyde, Tuesday, $19; Dropkick Murphys, Thursday, $24. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Bo Bice, Patrick Mitchell, Saturday, $30; John Waite, Sunday, $30; Al Stewart, Monday, $29.50; Missy Higgins & Justin Nozuka, Tuesday, $27.50; Rachelle Ferrell, Wednesday, $49.50; Buckwheat Zydeco, Thursday, $28.50. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY Hot Mess, Friday. 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-1311.

SONAR Rosewood Thieves, June Star, Among Wolves, Monday, $7; Arbouretum, James Blackshaw, Meg Baird, Tuesday, $8; Irepress, Isthmus, Mobula, Wednesday, $8; the 2 Time Quitters, the Usuals, Less Than Zero, Silent J, Circle of Fire, Thursday, no cover charge. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or

STAN AND JOE'S SALOON The Idle Americans, Friday. 37 West St., Annapolis. 410-263-1993 or No cover charge.

SURF CLUB LIVE Warner Williams, Clarence Bluesman Taylor and the Sherwood Blues Band, Friday; Whop Frazier, Saturday; DC Society blues jam, Sunday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


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

BIRCHMERE Maura O'Connell, Saturday, $29.50; the Robert Cray Band, Monday, $49.50; Rachelle Ferrell, Tuesday, $59.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

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

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

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Willem Dickey, Friday; Tribal Mind, Saturday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S 3 AM Panic, Friday; Spellbound, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

EXTRA VIRGIN Laissez Foure, Friday; Joshua Walker, Saturday. 4053 S. 28th St., Arlington. 703-998-8474.

FAT TUESDAY'S Sweet Interference, Friday; Sematic, Saturday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIREFLIES Bobby Thompson, Friday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Jeff Stapleton, Tuesday; Janna Audey, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200. No cover charge.

GALAXY HUT Billy Wallace and friends, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

IOTA Juana Molina, Saturday, $15; Thriving Ivory, Company of Thieves, Saturday, $14; Ryan Montbleau Band, Sunday; open mike, Wednesday; the Wiyos, Steppin' in It, Thursday, $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

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

J.V.'S Women of Rock Tribute with Wicked Jezabel, Friday; the Third Wish Duo, Saturday early show; the Bullets, Saturday late show; Drew Holland and the Jerry Bresee Show, Sunday early show; open blues jam with Oz and the Revue, Sunday late show; Diana Quinn and Mike Woods open acoustic mike night, Monday; Marianna Previti and the Smoking Polecats, Tuesday; Terry Lee Ryan and Oz, Wednesday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Aztec Two-Step, Saturday; Justin Trawick Band, Saturday, $10; Greg Laswell, Jay Nash, Monday, $10-$12; Peter Mulvey, Gregory Douglass, Wednesday, $10-$12; Tyrone Wells, Brendan James, Keaton Simons, Thursday, $10-$12. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Paul Green's School of Rock Music, Saturday, $12; Alcatrazz, Seven Witches, Saturday, $22-$25; Satyricon, 1349, Apothys, Cult of Discordia, Inverted Trifixion, Sunday, $18-$20. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

JW & FRIENDS Live Action Hero, Friday; Straight Flush, Saturday. 6531 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-451-4556.

KILROY'S Gantzer and Groover, Saturday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

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

OLD BROGUE The Pocket Band, Friday-Saturday; IONA, Sunday; Timmie Metz, Wednesday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME Buster Brown and the Get Down, Friday; Bobby T. and the Magic Voyagers, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Mike Leverone and the Fuzz, Saturday; Kevin James, Tuesday; Shane Gamble, Wednesday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Steve McWilliams, Friday; Oren Polak, Tuesday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Lenny Burridge, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE Leon Russell, Saturday. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. $19.

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

SULLY'S Shirkaday, Friday; Jackson Jill, Saturday; Cover Up, Sunday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE The Lost Highway Band, Friday; the Gypsy Sons, Saturday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN New Mode Grass, Friday; Shaw Brothers and Pete Milano, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF Soul Tones of Swing, 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 Lightfuse Getaway, Friday. 5171 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-532-6060. No cover charge.

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