Friday, March 27, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT Death by Sexy, the Blackjacks, Cobra Collective, Friday, $10; Close to the Edge with DJ Dredd, Friday, $7; Deleted Scenes, the Drones, Pretty & Nice, Saturday, $12; Bliss dance party with DJ Will Eastman, Saturday, $7; Medications, Edie Sedgwick, Played Tomorrow, Sunday, $8; Flex Matthews with Ardamus, Mello-D & the Rados, the Five One Band, Monday, $8; Exit Clov, Black & White Jacksons, Typefighter, Wednesday, $10; Impossible Hair, the Caribbean, Olivia Mancini & the Mates, Thursday, $8. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

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

COMET PING PONG Garotas Suecas and DJ Neville Chamberlain's Brazilian Rhythms Party, Saturday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404. No cover charge.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; TK Webb & the Visions, Gods & Queens, Appomattox, Saturday, $8; Futurecop, Theophilus London, Sunday, $10; Pup Tent, Pheobus, Tim Bracken, Janel and Anthony, Monday, $10; Japanther, Ninjasonik, Food for Animals, Tuesday, $8; Val Emmich, Sons of William, Wednesday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

HARD ROCK CAFE We Are Scientists, Sunday. 999 E St. NW. 202-737-7625. $15-$75.

RIOT ACT Winard Harper, Friday-Saturday, $15; Chuchito Valdes, Sunday, $20. 1610 14th St. NW. 202-625-6229.

IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS The Sean Fleming Band, 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 Exit 10 with Ted Onulak, Friday; Bobby Parker and the Blues Night Band, Saturday; Christabel and the Jons, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Lucky Dog with Larry Meisse, Tuesday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB Primal Scream, Kuroma, Friday, $25; Honor by August, the Alternate Routes, the Ruse, Melodime, Saturday, $15; Gomez, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, Sunday, $20; Brendon Small with the School of Rock All Stars, Tragedy, Monday, $15; Balkan Beat Box, Forro in the Dark, Tuesday, $20; the Presets, the Golden Filter, Wednesday, $18. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930, 800-955-5566 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK DD/MM/YYYY, Surprise! Arizona, the Shackeltons, Cinema Cinema, Friday, $10; the Jaguar Club, Loose Lips, Paperhaus, Mary Bragg, Saturday, $8; Domino Team, Mars, Sunday, $6; Petworth, Crocodiles, Monday, $8; Endway, Violet Says 5, Danni Rosner, Tuesday, $6; the Laughing, Noon:30, Andalusian Dog, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Nomo, Ra Ra Rasputin, Funk Ark, Dirty Bombs, Friday; Asobi Seksu, Saturday; Asobi Seksu, Tyvjk, Detox Retox, Saturday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or $12.

TWINS JAZZ Kenny Wesley, Sunday. 1344 U St. NW. 202-234-0072 or $15.

VELVET LOUNGE Yahowha 13, Kohoutek, After Hours, Dark Sea Dream, Friday, $10; B.J. Snowden, Andres Wilson, Cassim and Barbaria, Twilight Memories of the Three Suns, Saturday, $10; Algid Script, Spectral Vision, the Kindness of Strangers, Sunday, $8; PhanTom Glue, the Proselyte, Monday, $8; Deterioration, Tuesday, $8; Vincent Black Shadow, Terminal Lovers, Gunslingers, Wednesday, $8; Ol' Scratch, Dead Commuter, Borracho, Admiral Browning, Thursday, $7. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or

ZOO BAR Blues jam open mike with the Big Boy Littler Band, Thursday. 3000 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-232-4225. No cover charge.


BUSHWALLER'S Ten Feet Tall, Friday; the Boonesfarmers, Saturday; Kevin James, Sunday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB The Remnants, Friday; PMS, Saturday early show; Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Trio, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; the Timmy Shelley Band, Sunday late show; the Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; the Muleman Band, Tuesday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS Scott's New Band, Friday; Lucky U, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE/PASADENA The Idle Americans, Wednesday. 8028 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena. 410-761-1003 or No cover charge.

CLYDE'S/CHEVY CHASE Rick & Regina, Friday; Harry Traynham, Saturday. 5441 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-951-9600. 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 Luisa and the Reverbs, Saturday. 5532 Norbeck Rd., Rockville. 301-460-5224 or No cover charge.

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

FLANAGAN'S The Brandon Combs Band, Friday; the Too Damn Big Orchestra, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday. 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 The Freddie Long Band, Saturday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

OLD BOWIE TOWN GRILL Andy Poxon and the Idle Americans, Friday. 8604 Chestnut Ave., Bowie. 301-464-8800 or No cover charge.

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

RAMS HEAD LIVE Moe., the Bridge, Friday-Saturday, $25; the Devil Wears Prada, Emarosa, Sky Eats Airplane, A Day to Remember, Sunday, $16. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Eddie From Ohio, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Friday-Saturday, $34; the Bad Plus, Sunday, $23.50; Kim Wilson Blues Revue, Monday, $22.50; Glenn Tilbrook & the Fluffers, Wednesday, $29.50; Colin Hay, Madi Diaz, Thursday, $28.50. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545 or

SONAR The Pagan Knights, Alestorm, Suidakra, Friday, $15; DD/MM/YYYY, Sick Weapons, Magic Missile, Saturday, $8; TK Webb & the Visions, Appomattox, Sunday, $8; Kool Keith, Kutmasta Kurt, Labtekwon, Thursday, $8; Young Widows, Dactyl, My Disco, Pala, Thursday, $8. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or


BANGKOK BLUES The Paulverizers and the Idle Americans, Saturday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095 or $7.

BIRCHMERE The Average White Band, Friday-Saturday, $35; Tommy Emmanuel, Sunday, $35; Joe Bonamassa, Monday-Tuesday, $45; Gaelic Storm, Wednesday-Thursday, $29.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500 or

BLARNEY STONE Wayne Jordan, Friday-Saturday. 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 The Bob & Jerry Show, Saturday; Fran Scuderi, Thursday. 1700 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-820-8300. No cover charge.

THE DOCK Larry Thomas Project, Saturday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Matt Curran, Friday; Marshall Artz, Saturday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S The Sparkplugs, Friday; Garrett Fitzgerald, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

FIREFLIES Linda Sublett and Dave Ihmels, Friday; Sketchbook, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Dr. Tim Parks and the Rev, Tuesday; Rockledge, Wednesday; Janna Audey, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200. No cover charge.

GALAXY HUT Bras stronaut, Janel and Anthony, Sunday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

IOTA Blind Pilot, Ezra Furman and the Harpoons, Friday, $12; Middle Distance Runner, Eulogies, Payola Reserve, Saturday, $12; Justin Jones, Sunday, $12; Reach Around Rodeo Clowns, Jumpin' Jupiter, Monday, $10; Devon Allman's Honeytribe, Tuesday, $12; open mike, Wednesday; Langhorne Slim, Thursday, $14. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

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

J.V.'S The Bullets, Friday; the Half Fast Band, Saturday early show; Jubal Kane Band, Saturday late show; Blue Book Value Blues Band, Sunday early show; Chris and Chick Hall and band, Sunday late show; Bob Hume and Jason Meza Show, Monday; the Idle Americans, Tuesday; Jonny and the Stingrays, Bob and Jerry Band, Wednesday; JP McDermott and the Western Bop Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Se x and Missiles, Feed God Cabbage, Mistaken for Strangers, Redline Addiction, Friday, $8; Michael Manring, Saturday, $15; the Vicious Martinis, Numa, Chalkline Beauty, Saturday, $10; Tieweb, Pat Sommer's Project, Sunday, $8; GI9, Unskilled Professionalz, the Maybe List, Probably Cause, Drop Your Ducks, Sunday, $10; Cary Pierce, Creede Williams, Thursday, $20. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or http://www

JAXX Sponge, Dirt, Crooked Crow, Crow Moon, Saturday, $20; Battle of the Bands, Sunday, $10. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

JW & FRIENDS Straight Flush, Friday; the Sock Moneys, Saturday. 6531 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-451-4556. No cover charge.

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

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Brian Weber, Friday; Dean Pettersson, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

OLD BROGUE Tom Blood and Bill Enderlin, Friday-Saturday; Brendan's Voyage, Wednesday; open mike night, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

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

RAGTIME The Taylor Carson Band, Friday; Tribal Mind, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Jon Kaplan, Tuesday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Sma ll Town, Friday; the Tender Polman Band, Saturday; Oren Polak, Tuesday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

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

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Cheap Date, Friday; Wall and Frye, Saturday; Altered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE The Leg warmers, Friday, $16; the Legwarmers, Saturday, $16; From the Jam, Julie Ocean, Sunday, $25; Tower of Power, Tuesday, $46; Aterciopelados, Thursday, $26. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

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

SUNSET GRILLE Joh nny Artis Band, Friday; Cover Up, Saturday; Bloody Meri, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Satyr Hill, Friday; Rattlesnake Hill, 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.

View all comments that have been posted about this article.

© 2009 The Washington Post Company