Friday, April 24, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT Bellflur, Cobra Collective, Seamonsters, Friday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or

CLYDE'S/GEORGETOWN Tim Metz, Tuesday. 3236 M St. NW. 202-333-9180.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Nouveau Riche, Saturday, $8; Julie Doiron, Sunday, $10; Surprise! Arizona, Stephaniesid, Wednesday, $8; Westbound Train, the Fortune Tellers, Kill Lincoln, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

FADO IRISH PUB Willem Dicke, Thursday. 808 Seventh St. NW. 202-789-0066.

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 Old Man Brown, Friday; Bobby Parker and the Blues Night Band, Saturday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Brother Shamus, Tuesday; Bob Perillo's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; Patrick Alban and Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB Sara Watkins, Justin Jones, Saturday, $20; DJ ?uestlove, Saturday, $15; the Presidents of the United States of America, Sunday, $20; Blue October, Longwave, Monday, $30; Cage the Elephant, Wednesday (early), $10; King Khan and the Shrines, Mark Sultan, Wednesday (late), $15; the Kills, the Horrors, Magic Wands, Thursday, $20. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Sleeper Agent, Gangland Buries Its Own, Worn in Red, Friday, $6; Sweet Interference, Hey Adore, Bama, Saturday, $6; the Reverend John Delore, Stella Schindler, Billy Woodward and the Senders, Sunday, $6; the Inevitable Backlash, Pessimist Parade, Monday, $6; Andy Friedman & the Other Failures, Wednesday, $6; the Pack A.D., the Mishaps, Caustic Casanova, Thursday, $10. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Copeland, This Providence, Paper Route, Brooke Waggoner, Friday, $15; Mambo Sauce, the Echo Boom, Friday, $10; Bowerbirds, Bell, Birdlips, Saturday, $10; Valient Thorr, Shokker, Hull House, Tuesday, $10-$12; Hoots and Hellmouth, Kashgar, Wednesday, $10; the Twilight Sad, Thursday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE DNA Test Fest II with True Womanhood, Screen Vinyl, Image, Rosemary Krust, Lampshades and more, Friday, $10; DNA Test Fest II with Pink Reason, Kurt Vile, Drunkdriver and more, Saturday, $10; Jeremy Jay, Sunday, $8; Into the Presence (Tim Alexander and Luis Maldonado), Admiral Browning, Monday, $8; Cutest Puppy in the World, Tuesday, $8; Back to Save the Universe, Paperhaus, Ash Lovelies, Thursday, $8. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or

ZANZIBAR ON THE WATERFRONT Marcus Young Band, Friday, Sunday. 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.


BACI Carey T. Smith, Thursday. 4 N. Washington St., Rockville. 301-838-7441.

BEANS IN THE BELFRY Brian Gross, Friday. 122 W. Potomac St., Brunswick. 301-834-7178.

BUSHWALLER'S Karma Issue, Friday; Reverend Hookems, Saturday; Michael Patricks, Sunday; Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Jay Cleaver and the Loveleaders, Friday; Arty Hill and the Long Gone Daddies, Saturday early show; Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Trio, 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; Muleman, Wednesday; Jimmi Sexton Trio, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

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

DAD'S PUB Boomerangs, Friday; Standard Deviation, 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.

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

EBB TIDE The Idle Americans, Saturday. 985 Bay Ridge Rd., Annapolis. 410-280-2343.

THE END ZONE Captain Kaos, Friday. 317 E. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-740-9820. No cover charge.

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

FLANAGAN'S Sean Chyun and the Deceivers, Friday; the Too Damn Big Orchestra, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

GREENE TURTLE Right Foot Red, Friday. 19961 Century Blvd., Germantown. 240-686-180 0.

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

MUSIC CAFE The Sherwood Blues Band, Friday. 26528 Ridge Rd., Damascus. 301-253-1500.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Guy Clark, Slaid Cleaves, Friday, $35; Vicki Lawrence & Mama, Saturday, $75. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545 or

SALA THAI/BETHESDA Brian Gross Trio, Saturday. 4828 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-654-4676.

SONAR 108, Soul Control, I Rise, Monday, $10-$11; Chain and the Gang, Hive Dwellers, Tuesday, $10; Midnight, Deathammer, Vincent Black Shadow, L.A. Cross, Thursday, $8. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or

SURF CLUB LIVE 7 Door Sedan, Sister Ex, the Blue Line, Friday; Capital Blues Ensemble, Saturday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


AULD SHABEEN Backseat Betties, Friday. 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-293-9600 or

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

BIRCHMERE SGGL, Friday, $35; Guy Clark, Anthony Da Costa, Saturday, $29.50; Chrisette Michele, Anthony David, Monday, $55; Jackie Mason, Wednesday, $55. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500 or

BREAKERS BAR & LOUNGE Klepto Radio, Friday; Backseat Betties, Saturday. 2445 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-6233.

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

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA Jenny Boyle, 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 8 Track Jones, 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.

CRYSTAL CITY SPORTS PUB David Andrew Smith, Tuesday. 529 S. 23rd St., Arlington. 703-521-8215.

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Tribal Mind, Friday; One Ton Wonton, Saturday; Matt Waller, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

FINNEGANS IRISH PUB Paul Lewis, Friday; Smylin Jack, Saturday. 44050 Ashburn Village Plaza No. 199, Ashburn. 703-216-1876.

FIREFLIES Doc Volatile, Friday; Hand Painted Swinger, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Janna Audey, Tuesday early show; Kowtow Popof, Tuesday late show; blues jam open mike with Rockledge, Wednesday; Jeff Stapleton, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

FIRESIDE GRILL Hall Vought, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

GREAT FALLS TAVERN Tim Metz, 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 Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles, Friday, $12; Teddy Thompson, Saturday, $15; the Handsome Family, Sunday, $15; Moonalice, Monday, $15; Lost in the Trees, Tuesday, $10; open mike, Wednesday; Practically Einstein, Maple, Honeychuck, Thursday, $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

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

J.V.'S The Idle Americans, Friday; Half Fast Band, Saturday early show; the Bullets, Saturday late show; Brokedown Playboys, Sunday early show; Chris and Chick Hall Band, Sunday; Terry Lee Ryan and Art, Monday; Dave Chappell and his band, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon and band, Wednesday; Dan Hovey Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Hotspur, Lights Resolve, Trustfall, Miguel Tenicela, Friday, $15; Hotspur, Margot Macdonald, Lights Resolve, Friday, $12; Tom O'Connor, Noah Woods, Saturday, $10; Steve Forbert, Saturday, $20; Ari Hest, Rosi Golan, Saturday, $15; Slightly Something, Sunday, $10; Al Petteway, Amy White, Sunday, $20; the Greencards, Monday, $15; Cartoon Johnny, Skyline, Kismet, Tuesday, $12; Will Hoge, Katie Herzig, Wednesday, $15; DC101's Last Band Standing, Thursday, $10. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX A Skylit Drive, Dance Gavin Dance, Attack Attack, Lower Definition, In Fear and Faith, Friday, $12-$14; Back in Black, Baby Jayne, JK:47, Relapse, Saturday, $15; Localpalooza with Kalvera, Dead on the Dance Floor, Beyond Treachery and more, Sunday, $12; Acoustic Open Mic with Bob Gaynor, Tuesday, no cover charge. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

LAND AND SEA RESTAURANT House Fulla Blues, Friday. 721 E. Main St., Purcellville. 540-338-4443.

BISTRO EUROPA Laurence McKenna, Tuesday. 715 King St., Alexandria. 703-549-0533.

LOS TOLTECOS James Stevens, Friday; Nate Ihara, Thursday. 4111 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-823-1167.

MANGO MIKE'S JunkFood, Friday; Destro, Saturday. 4580 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-370-3800.

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

NED DEVINE'S/HERNDON The Loop, Friday; Sub G, Saturday. 2565 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-7377 or

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

OLD BROGUE Jeff Walthall and Neil Foley, Friday-Saturday; Timmie Metz, Wednesday; Rushing Hayden, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PJ SKIDOOS Karma Elektra, Saturday. 9908 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-591-4516.

RAGTIME Willy Nilly, Friday; Bobby T. and the Magic Voyagers, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Jim Hanft, Tuesday; Nate Ihara, Wednesday; Carambola, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Simple Man, Friday; the Sparkplugs, Saturday; Oren Polak, Tuesday; Niki Barr Trio, Wednesday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

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

SOUTHSIDE 815 Jon Fritz, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Shirkaday, Friday; Yoko Says No, Saturday; Altered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE The Legwarmers, Friday-Saturday, $16; Mason Jennings, Sunday, $17. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

SULLY'S Slider, Friday; Swift Kick, Saturday; Johnny 3 Legs, Tuesday; Andre Fox Band, Wednesday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Johnny Artis Band, Friday; Rebels in Rehab, Saturday; Bloody Meri, Wednesday; Dave Kitchens Cutaways, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

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

THE TORTILLA FACTORY Doug Telisha Williams, Sunday. 648 Elden St., Herndon. 703-471-1156 or

VELOCITY FIVE Manny Bernardo, Saturday. 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Sterling. 703-444-8666 or

VILLAGE WHARF Cover Up, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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