Friday, March 6, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT Kimya Dawson, Jeffrey Lewis, Saturday, $13; the Shirks, the Ladies, Sunday, $8; Vandaveer, Monday, $8; the Moderate, Person Parcel, Tuesday, $8; the Antlers, Wednesday, $10; the Airborne Toxic Event, Alberta Cross, Henry Clay People, Thursday, $10-$13. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.

CLYDE'S/GEORGETOWN Tim Metz, Tuesday; David Andrew Smith, Thursday. 3236 M St. NW. 202-333-9180. No cover charge.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Kids, Saturday, $5; the Nine at DC9, Sunday, $8; Marnie Stern, Black & White Jacksons, Exactly, Four Fins of the Rocket, Wednesday, $12; Tom McBride & the Whig Party, Hypernova, Thursday, $8. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS Turf DC, Friday; Donegal X-Press, Saturday; Drew Vervan, Thursday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

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

9:30 CLUB Ani DiFranco, Saturday, $40; Lisa Hannigan , the Low Anthem, Sunday, $15; Bettye LaVette, Monday, $25; Common, Wednesday, $35; Bell X1, Thursday, $15. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Your 33 Black Angels, International Graduate University, Scary River, Friday, $8; Here We Go Magic, Callers, Saturday, $8; Mara Levi, Sunday, $8; Mumpsy, Tuesday, $6; In the Red, Wednesday, $8; Nancy, Thursday, $8. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Blue King Brown, Rustic Overtones, Friday, $12; Lydia, Black Gold, All the Day Holiday, Saturday, $10-$12; the Tossers, Sunday, $10-$12; These Arms Are Snakes, All the Saints, the Coathangers, Wednesday, $12; Hoots & Hellmouth and Good Old War, Thursday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Roma Condor, Kalem Jones, Joel Sephy Trio, Friday; Five Four, Caverns, Mother, Saturday, $8; Justyn, Ash Lovelies, Jonathonian W. Ehrenkranz, Sunday, $7; Averkiou, Monday, $7; Mi Ami, Food For Animals, Lexie Mountain Boys, Tuesday, $8; Junius, the Hundred Days, Wednesday, $7; Salome, Sons of Tonatiuh, Khota, Thursday, $8. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213.

ZOO BAR The Big Boy Little Band, Saturday; blues jam open mike with the Big Boy Little Band, Thursday. 3000 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-232-4225. No cover charge.


BRANDED 72 Cliff Eberhardt with Claudia Russell, Wednesday. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-275-7459.

BUSHWALLER'S The Josh Burgess Band, Friday; Karma Issue, Saturday; the Wayfarers, Sunday; Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Bad Neighbors, Friday; Rob Hughes and the Heaters, Saturday early show; Roger Girke Band, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; Linwood Taylor and the Rude Dog Acoustic Duo, Sunday late show; the Phil Cunne ff Jazz Trio, Monday; Drunken Uncles, Tuesday; the Muleman Band, Wednesday; Nate Myers and the Aces, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS Star 69, Friday; Phoenix Rising, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CLYDE'S/CHEVY CHASE Furious George, Friday; Harry Traynham, Saturday. 5441 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-951-9600.

THE COUNTRY STORE Blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Friday. 41566 Medleys Neck Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6820.

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 The Sherwood Blues Band, Friday. 5532 Norbeck Rd., Rockville. 301-460-5224 or

FLANAGAN'S The Flying Cows of Ventry, Friday-Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; Alan Scott, Thursday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

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

MACK'S Vs. the Earth, Friday; Stoked, 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 Hall and Oates, Friday, $55; Thursday, Four Year Strong, Bring Me the Horizon, Pierce the Veil, Cancer Bats, Saturday, $22; Tricky, Tuesday, $25. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN J ane Monheit, Friday, $35; Spyro Gyra, Saturday, $33; Richard Marx & Matt Scannell, Sunday, $50; Robert Earl Keen, Monday, $40; Dave Mason, Wednesday, $48.50. 3 3 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

ROYAL MILE PUB Paddy Goes West, Sunday. 2407 Price Ave., Wheaton. 301-946-4511.

SONAR Konkrete Jungle, Dylan, Robyn Chaos, Twin hooker & Paulie Walnuts, Serial, Kaotix, Friday, $10; the Mishaps, Cold Cold Heartbreakers, the Shirks, Friday, $10; Pentagram, Priestess, Moonshine, the Devil's Blood, Serpent Throne, Saturday, $15; Diablero, Sons of Tonatiuh, Heaviness of the Load, 4th Horseman, Ygramul, Sunday, $5; Embryonic Devourment, Lecherous Nocturne, Sol Asunder, Revolta, Tuesday, $7; Beach House, Vetiver, Sian Alice Group, Wednesday, $12; Marnie Stern, Thursday, $10. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or

SURF CLUB LIVE Monsters from the Surf, El Quatro, the Tail Draggers, Friday; the Capital Blues Ensemble, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


BANGKOK BLUES Acoustic blues jam with the DC Blues Society and Archie Edwards Foundation, Sunday; blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Sunday late show. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095 or

BIRCHMERE Saffire: the Uppity Blues Women, Friday, $35; John Gorka & Carrie Newcomer, Saturday, $27.50; Ashford & Simpson, Sunday, $65; Christopher Cross, Monday, $35; Robert Earl Keen, Tuesday and Wednesday, $35. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

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 The Jenny Boyle Duo, Tuesday. 2766 S. Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington. 703-578-0020.

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Steve, Claire and the Picnic Bears, Friday; Emergence, Saturday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

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

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

FIREFLIES Jonny Grave, Friday; Celeste Starchild, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Dr. Tim Parks and the Rev, Tuesday; bluegrass open jam with Rockledge, Wednesday; Linda Sublett, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

FIRESIDE GRILL Lenny Burridge, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

GALAXY HUT The Ca ribbean, Fulton Lights, Sunday; Soul in the Shade, Coltrane Motion, Monday. 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 The Brew, Friday, $12; Maserati, Tone, Saturday, $12; Stripmall Ballads, Tony Furtado, Monday, $10; the Proclivities, Laura Tsaggaris, Tuesday, $10; open mike, Wednesday; Cornmeal, Yarn, Wednesday, $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S The Bob and Jerry Band, Friday; the Johnny Cash tribute with Jedd Duvall, Saturday early show; Physedelia Band, Saturday late show; Andrew Acosta and the New Old Time String Band, Sunday early show; Lord of the Strings Show with Dave Chappell, Sunday; Terry Lee Ryan and Art Show, Monday; Dave Chappell and his Blues Band, Tuesday; open mike with Bob and Martha and the Band, Wednesday; the Oz Revue, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Shane Hines, Stepanian, Madi Diaz, Friday, $12; Theresa Andersson, Saturday, $10; Green River Ordinance, Saturday, $10; Mary and the Poor, Sunday early show, $8; Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun, Austin de Lone, Sunday, $20; Andy McKee, Monday, $15; Keri Noble, Rachael Sage, Tuesday, $12; Rude Buddha, Ballyhoo, Wednesday, $10; Steve Moakler, Gabe Vitek and the Ivory, Thursday, $10. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX The Bulletboys, Britny Fox, Baby Jayne, Friday, $15-$20; Violet Says 5, Dy For Ent, Egypt, 3-D Productions, Rich, Dre, Vane, Saturday, $10-$12; Never Shout Never, the Scene Aesthetic, the Honorary Title, the Bigger Lights, Sunday, $10-$12; acoustic open mike with Bob Gaynor, Tuesday, no cover. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

JW & FRIENDS Johnny Artis Band, Friday; Lost Highway Band, Saturday. 6531 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-451-4556.

NICK'S Dallas Band, Friday-Saturday; Damon Smith, Saturday-Sunday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Willem Dicke, Friday; Gantzer and Groover, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

O'MALLEY'S Mercy Creek, Friday. 45425 Holiday Dr., Sterling. 703-471-7411.

OLD BROGUE Shane Gamble and the Gentleman, Friday, Saturday; the Irish Inn Mates, Sunday; Jeff Walthall, Wednesday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PAT TROY'S Mic hael Troy and Niall Sheehan, Friday-Saturday and Monday-Thursday. 111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-4535.

RAGTIME Poor Man's Lobster, Friday; Zedicus, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Todd Miller, Tuesday; Ethan Keller, Wednesday; Angelee, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Tommy Gann Duo, Friday; the Sparkplugs, Saturday; Manny Bernardo, Tuesday; Jeff Miller, Wednesday; Freddie Long, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

RI-RA/ARLINGTON The Dirty Pints, Thursday. 2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-248-9888.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Mike Mincin, Friday; Oren Polak, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Hall Vought, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS The Kajun Kelley Band, Friday; Westpole, Saturday; Altered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE The Marshall Tucker Band, Friday. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. $30.

SULLY'S Off Trax, Friday; Texas Chainsaw Horns, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE The Sparkplugs, Friday; Linwood Taylor, Saturday; Killer B's, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

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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