Friday, June 19, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT Bellman Barker, Donny Hue & the Colors, the High Strung Greenland, Friday, $12; Frodus, the Van Pelt, Guiltmakers, Saturday, $13; Thunderheist, DJ Will Eastman, Monday, $12; Mittenfields, We Were Pirates, Vox Pop, Tuesday, $8; Tereu Tereu, Oblio, Typefighter, Wednesday, $8; Patterson Hood & the Screwtopians, Will Johnson, Thursday, $15. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or

BLUES ALLEY Yellowjackets, Friday-Sunday. 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW (rear). 202-337-4141 or $30.

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Benito Gonzalez, Azar Lawrence, Friday-Saturday. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800 or $22.

COMET PING PONG Beautiful Swimmers, Andrew Morgan, Mondo, C Rob, Friday, $5; Big Gold Belt, Soft Power, Protect U, Saturday, $10. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; "Taint," with DJ Stereofaith and AK Slaughter, Saturday, $5; Dana Jasmine, Noah Woods, Ian Axel, Brad Doggett, Chris Merritt, Sunday, $8; SMS Trivia, Monday, no cover charge; the Paper Chase, the Laughing Man, the Gagged, Monday, $10; the Che Arthur Three and Hex Machine, Tuesday, $8; DC Rollergirls Send-Off Party, feat. Hey Abore, the Jim Jims and the Dead River Company, Wednesday, $8; Wheat, the XYZ Affair and the Black Fortys, Thursday, $8. 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 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 New York Dolls, Black Joe Lewis and the Honey bears, Friday, $25; Los Amigos Invisibles, Batala, Natalia Clavier, Saturday, $23; Camera Obscura, Anni Rossi, Sunday, $18; Fertile Ground with Ndelible, Thursday, $18. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or http://www.930 .com.

THE RED AND THE BLACK Elizabeth & the Catapult, Vox Pop, Wendell Kimbrough, Friday, $10; Nihilita, Isthmus, Hero Destroyed, Salome, Three Faces of Eye, Saturday, $8; Rosemarys Garden, King Oliver, Sunday, $6; Birds of Avalon, Dangerosa, Monday, $8; Ill, Tuesday, $6; Tribella, Kid:Nap:Kin, Punch Drunk Poets, Wednesday, $6; Bonjour Ganeshi, the Gentlemen's Bet, Thursday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Nightmare of You, Plushgun, Brian Bonz, Friday, $12; Vieux Farka Toure, Elikeh, Farafina Kan, Monday, $15; Nylon Summer Tour, featuring Patrick Wolf, Living Things, Plastiscines and Jaguar Love, Wednesday, $18; Telepathe, Lemonade, Lode Runner, Thursday, $12. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Tennis System, HR, Friday, $10; Praxes Dude Fest, Saturday, $8; D League, Tuesday, $7; Gaybomb, Wednesday, $7; Pansy Division, Troll Tax, Static Jacks, Thursday, $10. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or

ZANZIBAR ON THE WATERFRONT Collie Buddz and I Ternals, Saturday; DJ Kool, Thursday. 700 Water St. SW. 202-554-9100.


BENTZ STREET SPORTS BAR Ballistiks, Friday. 6 S. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-620-2222. $5.

BUSHWALLER'S Jackson Jill, Friday; Rebels in Rehab, Saturday; Michael Patricks, Sunday; Sanford Markey, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Old Man Brown, Friday; Matt Kelley and Bonnie Boswell, Friday; Tony Denikos Band, Saturday early show; Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Trio, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; T.T. Tucker and the Bum Rush Band, Sunday late show; the Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; Rob Hughes and the Heaters, Tuesday; Dogs Among the Bushes, Wednesday; the Jimmi Sexton Trio, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS I.C.U, Friday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

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.

FLANAGAN'S Fatskey's, Friday; Stacy Brooks, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; Pat Love Project, Wednesday; Sean Chyun and the Deceivers, Thursday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

FONTINA GRILLE, KING FARM Carey Smith, Sunday, Tuesday. 801 Pleasant Dr., Rockville. 301-947-5400.

RAMS HEAD LIVE Mickey From 98 Rock, Friday, $15-$25; Bruce in the USA, Saturday, $13.50; Re-Generation Tour, feat. ABC, Terri Nunn & Berlin, Wang Chung, Heaven 17 and Cutting Crew, Tuesday, $35. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN Bob Schneider, Jason Shannon, Charlie Mars, Friday, $23.50; Pam Tillis, Saturday, $36.50; Average White Band, Sunday, $29.50; Melody Gardot and Beaucoup Blue, Monday, $22.50; Gary Burton Quartet Revisited: Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, & Antonio Sanchez, Tuesday, $65; Jazz Attack, featuring Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Jonathan Butler, Wednesday, $39.50; Herman's Hermits, Thursday, $40. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545 or

ROYAL MILE PUB Paul Gannon and Neil Foley Duo, Saturday. 2407 Price Ave., Wheaton. 301-946-4511.

STAR DINER On the Bus, Friday; Platform Soul, Saturday. 705 Center Point Way, Gaithersburg. 301-921-8222.

SURF CLUB LIVE Ida Campbell and Blues Nation, Hugh Feeley and Talk Is Cheap, Capital Ensemble, Friday; Tru Fax and the Insaniacs & 7 Door Sedan, Saturday; Blonde Ambition, Dagmar and the Seductones, Jenn and the Tonics, Saturday; the Chick & Chris Hall Brothers Band, Sunday. 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-6310.


BANGKOK BLUES The Idle Americans, Friday; blues jam open mike hosted by the Idle Americans, Sunday; blues jam open mike with the Big Boy Little Band, Thursday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095 or

BIRCHMERE One Man Lord of the Rings, Saturday, $35; Jonathan Butler, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Thursday, $49.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500 or

BRITTANY'S Kevin James, Friday; Jeff Miller, Saturday; Drew Stevyns, Wednesday; Amanda Jordan Karaoke, Thursday. 12449 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. 703-730-0728.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Oren Polak, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA Thomas and Larrick, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

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

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Mike Leverone, Friday; J.P. Hyland and Friends, Saturday; Matt Waller, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

FAST EDDIE'S Knee Deep, Sorted, Not Liable, Friday. 14114 Lee Hwy., Centreville. 703-266-8888.

FAT TUESDAY'S Homesick Aliens, the Pocket Band, Fairgrounds, Friday; Fistful of Fifties, Sobriquet Babagnush, Saturday; Void Union, Westbound Train, Wednesday; Freedom Hawk, D.B. Shees, Thursday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIREFLIES Janna Audey, Friday; Earth Note Syndicate, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Tiffany Thompson, Tuesday; Chris Meritt, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

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

GALAXY HUT Honors, Sunday; Rockabilly, Gulley Jimson Quartet, Traylor Park Romeos, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

INN AT KELLY'S FORD Dave Goodrich, Friday. 16589 Edwards Shop Rd., Remington. 540-399-1779. No cover charge.

IOTA Chaise Lounge, Friday, $12; Blame Sally, Saturday, $15; Justin Jones and the Driving Rain, Bloodkin, Saturday, $12; Webb Wilder, Sunday, $12; Martinez and Guthrie, Monday, $10; Lucky Day, At the Stars and Andrew Vladick, Tuesday, $10; open mike, Wednesday; the Stripmall Balads, the Duhks, Thursday, $15. 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 Oklahoma Twisters, Friday; Sweet Water String Band, Saturday early show; Bad Influence Band, Saturday late show; the Grandsons, Sunday early show; the Swinging Daves, Sunday late show; Terry Lee Ryan and Art Show, Monday; Dave Chappell and his Band, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon and his band, Wednesday; Dan Hovey Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Janet Emma and Seven West, Eleanor Whitmore, Sunday, $10; Madi Diaz, Gabe Dixon Band, Jay Nash, Roy Jay and Joey Ryan, Monday, $10; Ryan Cabrera, the Kin, Michele Karmin, Tuesday, $12; Boyce Avenue, Hana Pestle, Wednesday, $12; DIA, Frayz, Thursday, $10. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Abacabb, Hometown Heroes, For the Fallen Dreams, Stray From the Path, Friday, $12; New Experience Band, BLV B, Friday, $12; the Hint, Sing Me Insomnia, McTwist, Cowabunga and more, Saturday, $12; Pro-Pain, Sworn Enemy, Mantic Ritual and more, Sunday, $20; ABSU with Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, Sothis and more, Monday, $17-$20; Michael Schenker with Doug Doppler and Shrine of the Silver Monkey, Thursday, $25-$30. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

KILROY'S Tommy Gann, Saturday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

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

OLD BROGUE Tom Blood, Friday; Brian, Neil and Mary, Saturday; D.C. Motors, Wednesday; Rushing Hayden, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME Emergence, Friday; the Laura Thomas Band, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Dennis Licari, Tuesday; Nate Ihara, Wednesday; Willy Nilly, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Tender Polman Band, Friday; Farley Granger, Saturday; Jon Fritz, Tuesday; Miguel Aubertin, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Kara and Matty D, Friday; Drew Stevyns, Tuesday; Mike Mincin, Wednesday; Mike Bowers, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Ted Garber, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

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

STATE THEATRE Numa, Dead End Dropouts, Chainsaw Babym the Dreamscapes Project, Friday, $13; Live Wire, Saturday, $12; the Radiators, Sunday, $22; Van Der Graaf Generator, Acoustic Strawbs, Wednesday, $30-$35; Melodime, Danni Rosner and Tom O'Connor, Thursday, $10-$12. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

SULLY'S Smylin' Jack, Friday; Yoko Says No, Saturday; Johnny 3 Legs, Tuesday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE The Gypsy Sons, Friday; Laughing Man, Saturday; Bloody Meri, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

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

VILLAGE GRILL Karma Kazi, Friday; 2nd Sole, Saturday. 44260 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn. 703-726-9563.

VILLAGE WHARF The Boonesfarmers, 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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