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A listing in this article has an incorrect telephone number for Hank Dietle's Tavern in Rockville. The correct number is 301-881-8711.

Friday, August 14, 2009


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Rock - Pop - Folk - Etc.
The District

BLACK CAT Junior League Band, Jones Street Station, Borden Grant, Friday, $12; the Opposite Sex, Garland of Hours, Saturday, $8; Amy Ray, Bellafea, Sunday, $15; Trophy Wife, Sober Hobo, Monday, $5; Two Tears, the Ettes, the Hall Monitors, Tuesday, $10; Vandaveer, Roofwalkers, John Bustine, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

COMET PING PONG Beautiful Swimmers, Saturday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Moneytown with DJ Nitekrawler, Saturday, $10; Woods, Sunday, $10; Ninjasonik with Cerebral Ballzy and Noon:30, Wednesday, $8; Bonjour, Ganesh!, Alex the Red Robert Parez aka El Rojo, Idea Track, Thursday, $8. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

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

MADAM'S ORGAN Exit 10 and Ted Onulak, Friday; Nicole Hart, Saturday; Median, 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 Robert Gordon, Slim Jim, Glen Matlock, Friday, $20; Girls Rock, Saturday, $10; Bats for Lashes, Other Lives, Saturday, $15; Our Lady Peace, Meese, Monday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930, 800-955-5566 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Jukebox the Ghost, Title Tracks, Bellman Barker, Tereu Tereu, Casper Bangs, Friday, $14; Death by Sexy, Gringo Star, Starlight Mints, Meow vs Meow, DJ Doc Rok, Saturday, $10; See-I, the Blackjacks, Laura Tsaggaris, Jeff Wells, Sunday, $10; Square Trio, Animal Genital, Thursday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

VELVET LOUNGE Ultra Twist, Pipsqueek, Bad Sports, Friday; the Shirks, Born Loose, Saturday; Cartright, Secret Mountains, Dollar Bin, Sunday; Conductive Alliance, Food Will Win the War, Lucky Dub, Monday; Love, Jerry Miller, Kuschty Rye Ergot, Pablonious Bill, Thursday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or


BRANDED 72 Open mike night, Tuesday. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-275-7459. No cover charge.

BUSHWALLER'S Knockout Mouse, Friday; Hot Mess, Saturday; Kevin James, Sunday; Pete Papageorge, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CAT'S EYE PUB Old Man Brown, Friday; Tony Denikos Band, Saturday early show; Mikey, Jr. & the Stone Cold Blues, Saturday late show; Steve Kraemer & the Bluesicians, Sunday early show; T.T. Tucker & the Bum Rush Band, Sunday late show; Phil Cunneff Jazz Trio, Monday; Drunken Uncles, Tuesday; Lower Case Blues, Wednesday; Jimmi Sexton Trio, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS Great Train Robbery, Friday; Alive-n-Kickin, Saturday. 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.

FLANAGAN'S Brite Drive, Friday; Too Damn Big Orchestra, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; HusBand, Wednesday; the Brandon Combs Band, Thursday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

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

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

MAYORGA COFFEE Whale Etouffee New Orleans Blues Band, Thursday. 8030 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-562-9090.

STAR DINER Live Action Hero, Friday; Stevie D, Saturday. 705 Center Point Way, Gaithersburg. 301-921-8222.


BIRCHMERE Jason Isbell, the 400 Unit, the Bridge, Friday, $20; the Seldom Scene, Darren Beachley, Legends of the Potomac, Saturday, $25; Laura Izibor, Sunday, $25; Robben Ford with Nathan Gaunt, Monday; Al Stewart & Jesse Winchester, Wednesday, $29.50; Avant, Thursday, $29.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500, 703-573-7328 or

BRITTANY'S Tommy Rothman, Friday; Jim Counter, Saturday; Tommy Gann, Wednesday; Amanda Jordan Karaoke, Thursday. 12449 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. 703-730-0728.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Simple Man, Saturday; Willem Dicke, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

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

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

CARMELLO'S David Duvol, Friday; Larry Thomas, Saturday. 9108 Center St., Manassas. 703-368-5522.

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

DOGWOOD TAVERN Rich and Todd from Brother Shamus, Friday; Advanced Groove, Saturday; Matt Waller, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

DOUGHERTY'S Farley Granger, Friday; Blank Checks, Saturday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

FAST EDDIE'S Over the Line, Friday. 14114 Lee Hwy., Centreville. 703-266-8888.

FAT TUESDAY'S Dreamscape Project, Friday; the Nico Blues Band, Saturday; Rock Light Party, the Honors, the Potentials, Thursday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIREFLIES Celeste Starchild, Friday; open mike with Tiffany Thompson, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Kirk Phillips, Tiffany Thompson, Ken Wenzel, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

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

GALAXY HUT Zevious and DC Improvisers Collective, Sunday; Janel & Anthony and In Heaven and You, Monday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or

IOTA Boxcar Collision, Friday, $10; Helo with Zelos, Saturday, $10; the Duke and the King with Simone Felice and Armida Riddle, Sunday, $12; Caravan of Thieves, Monday, $12; Little Pink with Stella Schindler, Tuesday, $10; open mike, Wednesday; Jukebox Serenade with Amateur Hour, Thursday, $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S Bobby Parker and his Night Blues Band, Friday; the Savior Cajun Band, Saturday early show; the Next Door Ellen Band, Saturday late show; the Brokedown Playboys, Sunday early show; King Street bluegrass jam, Sunday late show; the Bob and Jason Show, Monday; the Idle Americans, Tuesday; open mike with Bob and Martha, Wednesday; Jonny and the Stingrays, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Mid-Atlantic Band Battle Finals, Friday; Mercury in Summer, Baigis, the Scoons, Whitney Cavin, Saturday; Niki Barr Band, the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, Cinema Cinema, Saturday; Angel Taylor, Megan McCormick, Sunday; Paul Burch and the WPA Ballclub, Tuesday; the Drugstore Cowboys, Select Start, the Anytime, the Ton Tons, Someone Just Like You, Better Without You, Wednesday; Todd Wright, Dana Wells, Thursday. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX 94' Mentality, Frayz, Sensylla, VA Bangerz & 23rd Street, Friday, $12; When Day Breaks, Clock Strikes Twelve, the Maybe List, Bullets and Brave and more, Saturday early show, $12; Switch56, Division, Saturday late show, $10; Hed(Pe) And Mushroomhead with Straight Line Stitch, Supe, GI9, Sordid, Tuesday, $25; Pretty Boy Floyd, Thursday, $12. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

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

NICK'S Boys n' Me, Friday-Saturday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Tommy Gann, Friday; Zack Ambrose, Saturday; Dean Pettersson, Thursday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

OLD BROGUE Jim Stephenson Trio, Friday-Saturday; the Pocket Band, Wednesday; open mike night, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

RAGTIME J.P. Hyland, Friday; Willy Nilly, Saturday; open mike night, Sunday; Nate Ihara, Tuesday; Taylor Carson, Wednesday; Mr. Awesome, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Mike Leverone and the Fuzz, Friday; Tommy Gann, Saturday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

RED HOT & BLUE - FAIRFAX Hall Vought, Friday; Mike Bowers, Saturday. 4150 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-218-6989.

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

SOUTHSIDE 815 The Patty Reese Duo, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Cover Up, Friday; Benefit, Saturday; Tommy Gann, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

ST. ELMO'S CAFE Whale Etouffee New Orleans Blues Band, Friday. 2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-739-9268.

STATE THEATRE The Hackensaw Boys, the U-Liners, Friday; Anders Osborne, Saturday. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

SULLY'S Furious George, Friday; Jackson Jill, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE 2nd Sole, Friday; the Koolers Raiders, Saturday; Bloody Meri, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

THURSDAY'S SPORTS BAR JJDJ Entertainment & JJDJ Radio, Friday, 7901 Heritage Village Plaza, Gainesville. 571-261-1730.

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

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