Friday, April 3, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT 'Sorted' with DJ Stereo Faith (backstage), Friday, $6; '90's vs 00's Dance Party' with DJ Will Eastman and Brian Billion, Friday, $10; 'Homo/Sonic', Saturday, $10; Obits, the Points, Sunday, $10; Ibid, Cat Furniture, Head-Roc, Monday, $8; Title Tracks, Pash, Authorization, Tuesday $8; Comet Gain, Crystal Stilts, Cold Cave, Wednesday, $12; Tim Barry, Austin Lucas, Josh Small, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Monday Michiru, Friday-Saturday. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800 or $25.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Kids, Saturday, $5; the Wandas, Sunday, $8; Young Widows, My Disco, the Fordists, Monday, $10; Themselves, Food for Animals, $10; Tone, My Education, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

HAYDEE'S Little Red and the Renegades, Friday. 3102 Mount Pleasant St. NW. 202-483-9199. No cover charge.

IRELAND'S FOUR FIELDS 40 Thieves, Friday-Saturday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

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

9:30 CLUB Sebastian Tellier, Lemonade, Friday; Superdrag, Friday, $18; the Brian Jonestown Massacre, Monday; Deadmau5, The Whip, Late of The Pier, $20. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Lucky Dub, Kill Lincoln, East Coast Caravan, Friday, $6; Educated Consumers, Head Resinators, Mindsone, K-Beta, Saturday, $8; Eliot Sussman, Alison Self, Sunday, $6; Knock-Out, Sonic Boom Six, Murphy's Kids, Tuesday, $10; Ilad, Wednesday, $6; OCDC, Friday, $8. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL The Method, Stella Mira, the Frustrations, Friday; Vox Pop, the Rural Alberta Advantage, the B-Film Extras, Saturday; U.S. Royalty, Lissy Trullie, Seas, Wednesday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or $10.

VELVET LOUNGE Mittenfields, Dangerosa, Crimes of Paris, the House Floor, Friday; Into the Presence, Monday, $8; Orinoco Flow Fest, Tuesday, $7; Microwave background, Wednesday, $7; Screen Vinyl Image, Port of Call, Luxa, Thursday, $8. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or $8.

ZANZIBAR ON THE WATERFRONT DJ Lonnie C. and DJ Book, Friday, $20; Spur of the Moment, Friday, $20 after 8; Marcus Young Band, Sunday; Charlie Wilson, Tuesday. 700 Water St. SW. 202-554-9100.

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.


BAMBOO BERNIE'S Scotts New Band, Saturday. 8359 Baltimore & Annapolis Rd., Pasadena. 410-647-6100.

BLACK BEAR TAVERN Laurence McKenna, Saturday. 103 Fort Dr., McHenry. 301-387-6800.

BREWER'S ALLEY RESTAURANT Danny Schmidt, Monday. 124 N. Market St. , Frederick. .

CAT'S EYE PUB Bad Neighbors, Friday; Ursula Ricks' Project, Saturday early show; Roger Girke Band, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; Patty Reese and Dave Chappell Band, Sunday late show; Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; the Matt Kelly Band, Tuesday; the Idle Americans, Tuesday; Muleman, Wednesday; Skyla Burrell Blues Band, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CLYDE'S/CHEVY CHASE Drivin' Blind, Friday; Station 1201, Saturday. 5441 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-951-9600. No cover charge.

COUNTRY STORE Blues jam open mike with the Idle Americans, Friday. 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 Newports, Friday; Platform Soul, Saturday. 5532 Norbeck Rd., Rockville. 301-460-5224 or No cover charge.

DOGFISH HEAD ALEHOUSE Dreamscapes Project, Saturday. 800 West Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-963-4847.

ERNIE'S SPORTS PUB Charles Parker Band, Saturday. 616 Quince Orchard Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-869-8200.

FLANAGAN'S The Sherwood Blues Band, Friday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

GROWLERS Road Soda, Friday. 227 E. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-519-9400 or

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

RAMS HEAD LIVE Partikal and Second Impulse, Friday, $11; Umphrey's McGee, Saturday. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854 or $21.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN The Tommy Castro Band, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Magic Dick, Deanna Bogart, Friday, $29.50; Tall in the Saddle, Saturday, $20; Jonatha Brooke, Glen Phillips, Sunday, $32; Raul Malo, Monday, $35; Jack Bruce, Tuesday, $49.50; Mary Mary, Wednesday, $35; Shawn Mullins, Thursday, $23.50. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545 or

SONAR Gunslingers, Vincent Black Shadow, Terminal Lovers, the New Flesh, Friday, $5; Superchrist, Villians, Relentless, Saturday, $8; Kreator, Exodus, Belphegor, Warbringer, Epicurean, Tuesday, $20-$25. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or

SURF CLUB LIVE King Soul, Friday; the Nighthawks, Saturday; DC Blues Society blues jam and open mike, Sunday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.

UNION JACK'S Ryan Amato, Tuesday. 4915 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-2561.


AULD SHABEEN Dr FU, Friday. 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-293-9600 or

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

BIRCHMERE Joan Osborne, Dan Dyer, Sunday, $35; Bob Mould, Tuesday, $25; Raul Malo, Lindi Ortega, Wednesday, $35.00 Dwele, Thursday, $45. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500 or

BREAKERS BAR & LOUNGE Karma Elektra, Friday; Destro, Saturday. 2445 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-6233.

BUNKER SPORTS CAFE Reflex, Saturday. 510 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-443-0777.

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

CLYDE'S/BROADLANDS Nate Ihara, Friday; James Stevens, Saturday. 42920 Broadlands Blvd., Broadlands. 703-820-8300.

DOGFISH HEAD/FALLS CHURCH Cletus Kennelly, Saturday. 6363 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church. 703-534-3342.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Claire Gilbride and Todd Miller, Friday; Billy Triplett, Saturday; Anthony Fiacco and Buddy Speir, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

FINNEGANS IRISH PUB James Stevens, Friday; Reverend Hookems, Saturday. 44050 Ashburn Village Plaza #199, Ashburn. 703-216-1876.

FIREFLIES Jonny Grave, Friday; jazz poetry, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Dr. Tim Parks and the Rev, Tuesday; bluegrass open mike with Rockledge, Wednesday; Shane Hines, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

IOTA The Reserves, Friday, $10; the U-Liners, Saturday; the Nine Songwriters series, Sunday, $10; the Federal Reserve Collective Presents..., $5, Monday, open mike, Wednesday, Crooked Fingers, the Public Good, Thursday, $14. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S Bob and Jerry Band, Friday; Mindseye Band, Saturday early show; Wicked Jezabel Band, Saturday; Drew Holland and the Jerry Breesee Show, Sunday early show; Oz's open mike blues jam, Sunday; open mike with Mike and Diana, Monday; Steve Wolf, Big Joe Maher and Jim Stephason, Tuesday; open mike with Bob and Martha Capone, Wednesday; Cold Steel Benders, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA The Nields, Friday, $15; Charlie Hunter, Friday, $15; Ellis Paul, Saturday, $20; District North, With Haste, Sunday, $8; 'A Punk Rock Family Reunion," with Dark Self Image, United Mutation and more, Sunday, $5. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Dreaming of Eden, Envy Insane, the Common Threat, the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, Redshift, Friday, $12; Hed Pe, NWO, Dirball, Mower, Saturday, $20; Destruction, Krisiun, Mantic Ritual, Krass Judgement, Hull House, Monday, $20-$23; Acoustic Open Mic, Tuesday; Redemption, Thursday, $5-$7. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

MANGO MIKE'S Banzai Underground, Friday; Yoko Says No, Saturday. 4580 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-370-3800.

MEDITERRANEAN BREEZE Laurence McKenna, Friday. 781 Station St., Herndon. 703-435-4495.

NED DEVINE'S/CENTREVILLE Laura Lea and Tripp Fabulous, Saturday. 620 Multiplex Dr., Centreville. 703-266-2194.

NED DEVINE'S/HERNDON Fuzzy Bunny Slippers, Friday; Road Soda, Saturday. 2565 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-7377 or

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

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

O'SULLIVANS Silent Critics, Friday; Willem Dicke, Saturday. 3209 Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-812-0939.

OLD BROGUE Kevin James, Friday; DC Motor, Wednesday; Reverend Hookems, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PJ SKIDOOS Members Only, Saturday. 9908 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-591-4516.

RAGTIME Open mike night, Sunday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RIVER CREEK COUNTRY CLUB David Andrew Smith, Friday. 43800 Olympic Blvd., Leesburg. 703-779-2022.

STATE THEATRE The Gourds, Friday, $16; the Tommy Castro Band, Deanna Bogart, Magic Dick, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Saturday, $25; Rocco Deluca & the Burden, Monday, $12; Bela Fleck, the Africa Project, Thursday, $50. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

SUNSET GRILLE Lost Highway Band, Friday; the Gypsy Sons, Saturday; Killer B's, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Amanda Murphy and the Lost Indians, Friday; City Farm, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

TORTOISE AND HARE Rise and Fall, Saturday. 567 S. 23rd St., Arlington. 703-979-1872.

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

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