Friday, April 10, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT "Depeche Mode Dance Party" with DJ Steve EP, Krasty McNasty, Killa K, Friday, $10; Cloud Cult, Margot and the Nuclear So and So's, Ice Palace, Saturday, $13; "Right Round" with DJ lil'e, Saturday, $6; the Wooden Birds, LYMBYC SYSTYM, Sunday, $10; Ribbons, the Surge, Monday, $8; Great Lake Swimmers, Kate Maki, Tuesday, $10; the Woggles, the Hall Monitors, Wednesday, $10; Stereo Total, Karmella's Game, Thursday, $12. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or

CHIEF IKE'S MAMBO ROOM Freezepop, Thursday. 1725 Columbia Rd. NW. 202-332-2211 or $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; the Subjects, the Positions, Saturday, $8; French Kicks, Greenland, Monday, $12; the Appleseed Cast, An Horse, Solar Powered Sun Destroyer, Tuesday, $12; Ladytron (DJ Set), Depressed Buttons, Figo, Tuesday, $10; Floating Action, Donny Hue, Wednesday, $8; Della Valle, Conshafter, the Grilled Lincolns, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

RIOT ACT Jimmy Jackson Quartet, Friday-Saturday. 1610 14th St. NW. 202-625-6229. $12.

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

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

MADAM'S ORGAN Lex Grey and the Urban Pioneers, Friday-Saturday; Hugh Feeley, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Lucky Dog, Tuesday; Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; Patrick Alban and Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB Bajofondo, Natalia Clavier, Saturday, $25; "Blowoff" with DJ Bob Mould and DJ Richard Morel, Saturday, $12; Ladytron, the Faint, Crocodiles, Figo DJ's, Tuesday, $25; Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine, Wednesday, $35. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK John Bustine, Spirit Family Reunion, Monday; Mistaken for Strangers, Only Living Boy, the Boy Bathing, Tuesday; Play With Me, the O's, Wednesday; Jounce, Former Champions, Infinity Split, Thursday. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or $6.

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Maria Taylor, the Whispertown 2000, Laura Burhenn, Friday, $10-$12; DJ Craze and Klever, Stereo Faith, Jerome Baker III, Saturday, $18; Misery Index, Landmine Marathon, Drugs of Faith, Salome, Tuesday, $10; the Life and Times, Medications, Deleted Scenes, Thursday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Velodrome, FFFever, Lode Runner, Friday, $7; John Labremont, Trees on Fire, Sunday, $8; Into the Presence, Monday, $8; Beep Beep, Achtung Panda, the Show is the Rainbow, Tuesday, $8; Violet, B*Tong, Tamagawa, Oldine, Wednesday, $8; the Bang, the Differents, Fan-Tan, Teletextile, Thursday, $8. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or

ZANZIBAR ON THE WATERFRONT Sharon Thomas Band, Friday, $20; the Marcus Young Band, Sunday, $26.95. 700 Water St. SW. 202-554-9100.

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


AN DIE MUSIK Sandy Asirvatham, Friday. 409 N. Charles St., Baltimore. $20, $15 students and seniors.

BUSHWALLER'S Hot Mess, Friday; Drivin' Blind, Saturday; Michael Patricks, Sunday; Pete Papageorge, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Nothin' But Trouble, Friday and Saturday early show; Mikey Jr. and the Stone Cold Blues, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; Linwood Taylor and Rude Dog's Acoustic Duo, Sunday late show; '70s party, Monday; Drunken Uncles, Tuesday; Lower Case Blues, Wednesday; Timmy Shelley Band, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS Silent Treatment, Friday; the John McNutt Band, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CLYDE'S/CHEVY CHASE 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 The Treading Lemmings, Friday; the David Wayne Band, Saturday. 5532 Norbeck Rd., Rockville. 301-460-5224 or No cover charge.

DOGFISH HEAD ALEHOUSE Jon Blank, Saturday. 800 W. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-963-4847.

ERNIE'S SPORTS PUB Kerry McCool, Friday. 616 Quince Orchard Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-869-8200.

FLANAGAN'S Fatskey's, Friday; 40 Thieves, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; Second Wind Bandits, Wednesday; the Brandon Combs Band, Thursday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

HANK DIETLE'S TAVERN Jonny and the Stingrays, Saturday. 11010 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 301-881-8871.

HARD TIMES CAFE Shag, Friday. 13032 Middlebrook Rd., Germantown. 240-686-0150.

MACK'S Politicks, Of Broken, Friday; Surreal, Saturday. 10 W. College Terr., Frederick. 301-695-7200.

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

RAMS HEAD LIVE Black Label Society, Sevendust, Dope, Infinite Staircase, Wednesday. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854 or $32-$35.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Carl Filipiak, the Tom Principato Band, Saturday, $21.50; Boney James, Wednesday, $65; Suzy Bogguss, Thursday, $35. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545 or

SALA THAI/BETHESDA BG and the Mojo Hands, Saturday. 4828 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-654-4676.

SANTA FE CAFE The Bridge, Wednesday. 4410 Knox Rd., College Park. 301-779-1345. $10.

SURF CLUB LIVE Jonny and the Stingrays, Scott Ramminger and Crawstickers, Friday; Pup Tent, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


BIRCHMERE Keller Williams, Friday, $29.50; Cleve Francis, Saturday, $29.50; Mary Mary, Monday, $35; the Felice Brothers, Samantha Crain & the Midnight Shivers, Wednesday, $20; the Flatlanders, Thursday, $29.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500 or

BREAKERS BAR & LOUNGE Sixplay, Friday; Banzai Underground, Saturday. 2445 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-6233.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Kevin James, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA Mike Leverone, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/SHIRLINGTON Ted Garber, Tuesday. 2766 S. Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington. 703-578-0020.

BUNKER SPORTS CAFE Gonzo's Nose, Saturday. 510 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-443-0777.

CLYDE'S/ALEXANDRIA The Bob & Jerry Show, Saturday; Fran Scuderi, Thursday. 1700 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-820-8300. No cover charge.

CLYDE'S/BROADLANDS Paul Lewis, Friday; Ryan Amato, Saturday. 42920 Broadlands Blvd., Broadlands. 703-820-8300.

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

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Nate Ihara, Saturday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

FINNEGANS IRISH PUB Philip DeStefano, Friday. 44050 Ashburn Village Plaza, No. 199, Ashburn. 703-216-1876.

FIREFLIES Celeste Starchild, Friday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Jeff Stapleton, Tuesday; bluegrass open mike with Rockledge, Wednesday; Dreamscapes Project, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

FIRESIDE GRILL Steve McWilliams, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

GALAXY HUT Loose Lips, Paperhaus, Sunday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

GREAT FALLS TAVERN Manny Bernardo, Saturday. 9835 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703-757-4770 or

HARD TIMES CAFE Open Irish song session with Wayne Jordan, Wednesday. 6362 Springfield Plaza, Springfield. 703-913-5600.

IOTA Amy Speace, Doug and Telisha Williams, Friday, $12; the I-ternals, Ras Abel, Tesfa, Saturday, $10; Jeffrey Gaines, Naked Blue, Sunday, $15; Monako, Hand Painted Swinger, Monday, $10; Lucky Day, Musikanto, Tuesday, $10; open mike, Wednesday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S Jumping Jupiter, Friday; Honky Tonk Heart, Saturday early show; Oklahoma Twisters, Saturday; Andrew Acosta, Sunday early show; Terry Lee Ryan and Art Beveridge Show, Monday; Patty Reese Show, Tuesday early show; the Dave Chappell Band, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon and guests, Wednesday; Beatles Tribute Night, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Nate Lukas, Along Those Lines, the Franchise Players, Friday, $10; Union Street, EVX, Saturday, $8; Deanna Bogart Band, Saturday, $17-$20; Taking Saturn, the Potentials, Bloodlines, Another Empty Box, Tuesday, $10; Samantha and Dave, Adrianne, Allie Moss, Bess Rogers, Wednesday, $10-$12; DC101's Last Band Standing, Thursday, $10. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Localpalooza with Sex Slaves, the Buried, Dr. Birthday, Never to Be Silenced and more, Friday, $12; Poor Man's Lobster, Saturday, $5; Dope, Bitter, Thursday, $18-$20. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

LOS TOLTECOS Banzai Underground, Friday. 4111 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-823-1167.

MADIGANS WATERFRONT Judge Smith Band, Friday-Saturday. 201 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-494-6373.

MANGO MIKE'S Crooked Landing, Friday; Klepto Radio, Saturday. 4580 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-370-3800.

MEDITERRANEAN BREEZE Doug and Melanie, Friday. 781 Station St., Herndon. 703-435-4495.

NED DEVINE'S/CENTREVILLE JunkFood, Saturday. 620 Multiplex Dr., Centreville. 703-266-2194.

NED DEVINE'S/HERNDON Lima Bean Riot, Friday; Lost in Paris, Saturday. 2565 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-7377 or

NICK'S CORNER GRILL James Stevens, Friday. 42395 Ryan Rd., Brambleton. 703-327-7844.

NICK'S Plow Boy, Friday-Saturday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

OLD BROGUE Tender Polman, Friday-Saturday; John Brookfield Duo, Wednesday; open mike night, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PJ SKIDOOS The 5ive Live Band, Saturday. 9908 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-591-4516.

RAGTIME Poor Man's Lobster, Friday; Buster Brown and the Get Down, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Tom O'Connor, Tuesday; Jason Dolan, Wednesday; Herb and Hanson, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS The Boonesfarmers, Friday; Lost Highway Band, Saturday; Shane Gamble, Tuesday; Drew Stevyns, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Steve McWilliams, Friday; Oren Polak, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Freddie Long, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Willem Dicke, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS The Larry Thomas Project, Friday; Identity Crises, Saturday; Drew Stevyns, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE North Mississippi Allstars, Hill Country Revue, Friday, $25; Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, Caravan of Thieves, Saturday, $22; Eric Church, Jonathan Singleton and the Grove, Thursday, $16-$18. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

SULLY'S Into the Now, Friday; Jimbo Manion Group, Saturday; Johnny 3 Legs, Tuesday; Andre Fox Band, Wednesday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Drivin' Blind, Friday; Harmless Prank, Saturday; Bloody Meri, Wednesday; Dave Kitchen's Cutaways, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Virginia Hills, Friday; the Pluckers, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VELOCITY FIVE Smylin Jack, Saturday. 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Sterling. 703-444-8666 or

VILLAGE WHARF Farley Granger, 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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