Friday, March 20, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT DJ Rekha, Friday, $15; Chopteeth, See-I, Saturday, $15; DJ Dribble, Sunday, no cover charge; Human Highway, the Magic, Cotton Jones, Monday, $12; White Lies, Friendly Fires, the Soft Pack, Tuesday, $15; Small Doses, Dennis Kane, Brandon Butler, Wednesday, $8; Glasvegas, Ida Maria, Thursday, $15; Say Hi, Telekinesis, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960.

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Ron Carter, Friday-Saturday. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800 or $40.

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

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; New Rock Church of Fire, Damiera, Man Without Wax, Meow vs Meow, Wednesday, $8; Efterklang, Peter Broderick, Bellflur, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS Ronan Kavanagh, Friday-Saturday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

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

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

9:30 CLUB Butch Walker and his Gang of Merry Musical Melodymakers, the Films, Saturday; "Blisspop Dance Party" with Miami Horror, Will Eastman, Saturday; Cut Copy, Monday; Raphael Saadiq, Tuesday; Booka Shade, Wednesday; the Bad Plus, Thursday. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Hot Coffee Mississippi, E Joseph and the Phantom Heart, Friday, $6; JMC, Blip Blip Blip, Achtung Panda, Saturday, $8; American Aquarium, Alex the Red Robert Parez, Matt Lyons, Eric Sommer, Monday, $8; Kashgar, International Graduate University, Wednesday, $6; the Unvisibles, the Minneapolis Henrys, . . . So I Had To, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Sweet Interference, Dangerosa, Deville, Finver Four, Friday; Telograph, the Picture, Mittenfields, Saturday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or $10.

VELVET LOUNGE Trachtenberg Family Slideshow Players, the Art Department, Moon Pie, Friday, $10; Septic Twins, 7 Door Sedan, Sleeper Agent, Saturday, $8; the Scare, Mostly Dead, Ellis Ashbrook, Drunken Banshees, Sunday, $7; Pink Reason, Hue Blanc's Joyless Ones, Silent Drape Runners, Monday, $8; Pinche Gringo, Weakends, Virgin Passages, Tuesday, $8; Afuche, Wednesday, $7; Spindrift, Thursday, $8. 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.


BLAIR MANSION INN Acoustic Alchemy with Greg Carmichael and Miles Gilderdale, Tuesday. 7711 Eastern Ave., Silver Spring. 301-588-1688. $35 in advance, $40 at the door.

BRANDED 72 Pierce Pettis and Tom Dews, Wednesday. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-275-7459.

BUSHWALLER'S Uncle Chunky, Friday; Reverend Hookems, Saturday; Sanford Markley, Sunday; Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Nothin' but Trouble, Friday; Nothin' but Trouble, 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; Skyla Burrell Blues Band, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS Generation Next, Friday; Road Soda, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CLYDE'S/CHEVY CHASE Shirkaday, Friday; the Nighthawks, Saturday. 5441 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-951-9600. No cover charge.

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

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 Colliders, Friday; Redline, Saturday. 5532 Norbeck Rd., Rockville. 301-460-5224 or No cover charge.

FLANAGAN'S Sean Chyun and the Deceivers, Friday; Cathy Ponton King, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; the Weeders, 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 Stick Time, Friday; Alive and Kickin', Saturday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

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

PATRICK'S IRISH PUB Wayne Jordan, Friday. 16-18 E. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-668-0668. No cover charge.

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

RAMS HEAD LIVE YMI, K.O.E., COAL, Fire in the Hole, Atomic Motel, Friday, $9; Kottonmouth Kings, LaCoka Nostra, Blaze, Big B and Dirtball, Short Dawg, Saturday, $25; Raphael Saadiq, Monday, $25; Gomez, Josh Ritter, Thursday, $30. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Hapa, Friday, $30; Pat McGee, Benjy Davis Project, Saturday, $27.50; Richie Havens, Harry Manx, Sunday, $35; Victor Wooten, JD Blair, Tuesday, $49.50. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545.

ROYAL MILE PUB C.B. Heinneman and the Neil Foley Duo, Saturday. 2407 Price Ave., Wheaton. 301-946-4511.

SONAR Deceased, Deathammer, Atakke, Marrow, Friday, $10; Anamide, Anubis Unbound, Behold the Flood, This Message, Olympus Shall Burn, Avris, Periphery, Hollo, Carbonstone, Westgate, Saturday, $15; Darkane, Warbringer, Swallow the Sun, Seventh Seal, the Condemned, Rest Among Ruins, Forgive the Fallen, Ninetail, 3 Easy Payments, 2 Ft Whore, Vemorrah, Passion at Gun Point, Prodigal Son, Phoeniix, In Dying Arms, Sunday, $15; Pink Reason, Hue Blanc's Joyless Ones, Silent Drape Runners, Fridge A, Tuesday, $8; Neil Halstead, Jennifer O'Connor, Wednesday, $10-$12; Yahowha 13, Kohoutek, Mopar Mountain Daredevils, Thursday, $10-$12. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or

SURF CLUB LIVE Little Red and the Renegades, Sunday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310. $5.


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

BIRCHMERE Richie Havens, Harry Manx, Saturday, $25; Acoustic Alchemy, Sunday, $35; Victor Wooten & JD Blair, Monday, $35; Idina Menzel, Alfonso Velez, Tuesday, $59.50; Najee, Wednesday, $35. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

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

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Lenny Burridge, 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.

CLYDE'S/ALEXANDRIA Jason Meza Duo, Saturday; Fran Scuderi, Thursday. 1700 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-820-8300. No cover charge.

THE DOCK Wall & Frye, Saturday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Billy Triplett, Saturday; Matt Waller, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S Farley Granger, Friday; the Lisa Lynn Band, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

EXTRA VIRGIN Bad Hair Day, Friday; the Joshua Walker Quartet, Saturday. 4053 S. 28th St., Arlington. 703-998-8474.

FIRESIDE GRILL Patty Reese, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

GALAXY HUT Mittenfields, Oh Captain My Captain, Sunday; Dc Improvisers Collective, Altmira, 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 Pronto, Shortstack, Saturday; Brother Shamus, Zelos, Saturday; the Laughing Man, Prabir and the Substitutes, Sunday; Dimestore, Ps24, Monday; Justin Trawick and friends, Tuesday; open mike, Wednesday; Mission Hill, Thursday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S The Idle Americans, Friday; Savior Cajun Band, Saturday early show; Catfish Hodge and his band, Saturday late show; Warner Williams and Rick Kanton, Sunday early show; Richard Ray Farrell and Band, Sunday; Terry Lee Ryan and Art Beveridge Show, Monday; Dave Chappell and his band, Tuesday; open mike with Bob and Martha Capone, Wednesday; the Dan Hovey Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Todesbonden, Ephemeral Sun, Origin Theory, Sunday, $10; That 1 Guy, Tuesday, $10-$12; Taylor Carson, Matt York, Andrew Hoover, Wednesday, $10; Garnet Rogers, Thursday, $15. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Slave to the Metal Festival with Olympus Shall Burn, Die Man G, Bitter, Gas Ride Home and more, Friday, $12; Life of Agony, A Freudian Slip, Union Street, Saturday, $20; Attila, Centuries, Lifted Down, Sunday, $12. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

JW & FRIENDS Cover Up, Friday; the Sparkplugs, Saturday. 6531 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-451-4556.

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

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

OLD BROGUE Ted Garber, Friday-Saturday; Tom Blood and Bill Enderlin, Wednesday; Rushing Hayden, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PAT TROY'S John Longbottom, Friday-Saturday; Rocky Guttman, Tuesday-Thursday. 111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-4535.

RAGTIME Alan Scott, Friday; Emergence, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Morrigan, Tuesday; Gordon Sterling and James Helle, Wednesday; Carambola, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS 2nd Sole, Friday; Marshall Artz, Saturday; the Oren Polak Duo, Tuesday; Drew Stevyns, Wednesday; Jon Fritz, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Jeff Miller, Friday; Drew Stevyns, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS The Fuzz, Friday; the Ted Garber Band, Saturday; Josh Burgess, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE Politicks and No Compromise, Redshift, Along Those Lines, Friday, $10; Glenn Tilbrook & the Fluffers, Saturday, $20; the Will Bernard Band, Wednesday, $25. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

SULLY'S 3 am Panic, Friday; Cheap Date, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Slider, Friday; Wild Card Band, Saturday; Killer B's, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

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

VILLAGE WHARF The Tender Polman Band, 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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