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The listing incorrectly said that ICU played Aug. 13 at Champions in Frederick.

Friday, August 7, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT Cucu Diamentes, Orquesta Ashe, Friday, $18; the Fiery Furnaces, Wye Oak, Screens, Saturday, $15; Ra Ra Rasputin, Anamanaguchi, Lode Runner, Sunday, $10; Franz Nicolay, TV Torso, Monday, $10; Royal Bangs, Person Parcel, Jason Dove, Tuesday, $10; Budos Band, Chopteeth, Thursday, $15. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Rhythm Soul Series with Keith Ailer, Sunday, $12; Joel Holmes Quartet, Monday-Tuesday, $20. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800 or

COMET PING PONG Brandon Butler, John Bustine, Thursday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404. $5.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Soulico, Saturday; Lights Resolve, Awesome New Republic, Sunday, $8; NOMO, Last Tide, Monday, $12; Hammers of Misfortune, Ludicra, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

HARD ROCK CAFE Trustfall, Thursday. 999 E St. NW. 202-737-7625.

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

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

MADAM'S ORGAN Eric Culberson, Friday-Saturday; B.T. Richardson Band, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; Old Man Brown, Tuesday; Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; the Johnny Artis Band, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB The U.S. Air Guitar Finals, Friday, $20; Tracy Chapman, Saturday, $40; Mos Def, Jay Electronica, Sunday, $35; De La Soul with the Rhythm Roots Allstars, Tuesday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930, 800-955-5566 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK The Start, Normande, the Perfects, Skydivers, Friday, $10; Parliament Hill, Rick Irby, Taylor Carson, Saturday, $8; Green Room Rockers, the Forthrights, the Chariots, Sunday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Tennis System, Paperhaus, Loose Lips, No Dice, Friday, $10; Five Four, Sweet Interference, Bellflur, Gaslight Society, Saturday, $10; Akron/Family, Wooden Wand, Tuesday, $15; Noisettes, Phantogram, Wednesday, $12; Trashcan Sinatras, Brookeville, the Treading Lemmings, Thursday, $15. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Fffever, Exactly, Smarts and Raccoon Fighter, Friday, $8; Len Bias, Citizen Meander, Lost Civilizations, the Fordists, Saturday, $8; Screen Vinyl Image, Space Tigers, Oblisk, the Skygreen Leopards, Sunday, $8; Fake Babies, Tuesday, $8; ASG, Caustic Casanova, Wednesday, $10. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or


BRANDED 72 The Brilliant Inventions, Wednesday, $12-$15. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-275-7459 or

CAT'S EYE PUB Ursula Ricks' Project, Friday and Saturday early show; Roger Girke Band, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday; Linwood Taylor and Rude Dog's Acoustic Duo, Sunday late show; Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; Eric Olsen Band, Tuesday; Muleman, Wednesday; Skyla Burrell Blues Band, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS ICU, Thursday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

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.

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

RECHER THEATRE CKY, Graveyard, ASG, Fall From Grace, Monday, $15; Hurt, the Veer Union, Adelitas Way, Thursday, $18. 512 York Rd., Towson, Md. 410-337-7210.

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

STAR DINER District North, Friday; Crimestoppers, Saturday. 705 Center Point Way, Gaithersburg. 301-921-8222.

WILLY K'S The Sherwood Blues Band, Saturday. 7200 Hanover Dr. -- inside Holiday Inn, Greenbelt. 301-220-4441.


BIRCHMERE The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lil' Ronnie, the Grand Dukes, Friday, $25; 1964: the Tribute, Saturday, $35; the Neville Brothers, Sunday, $49.50; Kasey Chambers, Shane Nicholson, Kim Taylor, Tuesday, $25; New Riders of the Purple Sage & Commander Cody, Wednesday, $29.50; Peter White, Mindi Abair, Thursday, $45. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500, 703-573-7328 or

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Drivin' Blind, Saturday; Willem Dicke, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA R.A.P. Reggae Band, Saturday; Miguel Aubertin, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Nate Ihara, Friday; Billy Triplett, Saturday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

GALAXY HUT Dollar Bin, 7 Door Sedan, Sunday; Wish for Bliss and March of Us, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or

IOTA Mojai featuring Flex Matthews, Ras Abel & Tesfa and Gal Tesler, Friday, $10; Babyteeth and My Dear Disco, Saturday, $10; Joe Pernice, Sunday, $15; Jenny Owen Youngs, Monday, $12; Justin Trawick with Jamie McLean, Tuesday, $10; open mike, Wednesday; the Walkaways with Tom McBride and the Whig Party and Naked Grace, Thursday, $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S The Bob and Jerry Band, Friday; blue book value band, Saturday early show; Radio Caroline, Saturday late show; Andrew Acosta and the New Old Time String Band, Sunday; Chris and Chick Hall, Sunday; Terry Lee Ryan and Art, Monday; Dave Chappell and his Band, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon and guests, Wednesday; the Deacons with John O'Conner, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Don't Call Us Sweethearts, Ugly, Friday, $15; Melodime, Noah Woods, Friday, $10; Girl Authority, Saturday, $10; Gary Jules, Saturday, $12; Dreaming of Eden, Aside Oceans, No Stars Over California, Saturday, $12; Grey Eye Glances, Sunday, $20; Erik Mongrain, Jimmy Robinson, Thursday, $10. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Kings X, Switched at Birth, the Wrecking Crew, Flood Foundation, Saturday, $25; In Alcatraz 1962, I Saw a Ghost and more, Sunday, $12. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

KILROY'S Katy and Vega, Saturday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

NICK'S Jay Henley and Stone Broke Band, Friday-Saturday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Willem Dicke, Friday; Damian Grasso, Saturday; Dean Pettersson, Thursday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

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

RAMPARTS Small Town, Friday; Tender Polman Band, Saturday; Jon Fritz, Wednesday; Mike Mincin, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Justin Sheehy, Friday; Oren Polak, Tuesday; Jim Counter, Wednesday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Jim Counter, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Shirkaday, Friday; Animals Planet, Saturday; Altered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE The Legwarmers, Friday-Saturday, $16; Rebirth Brass Band, Superland Stage Band, Thursday, $15. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

SUNSET GRILLE Johnny Artis Band, Friday; Wildcard Band, Saturday; Killer B's, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Rappahannock Shedkickers, Friday; the Lisa Kay Band, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

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