Friday, September 4, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT The Slickee Boys and Girl Loves Distortion, Friday, $13; Daycare Swindlers, the Abducted, Porch Mob and Mandroids, Sunday, $10; Chairlift, Monday, $12; Autolux, Sleepy Sun and Mini Mansions, Tuesday, $15; Bellflur and Vacations, Wednesday, $10; Hugh Cornwell and Dennis Kane, Thursday, $12. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; SMS Trivia, Monday, no cover charge; Red Wire Black Wire, Wednesday; Westbound Train and Kill Lincoln, Thursday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

HARD ROCK CAFE David Andrew Smith, Thursday. 999 E St. NW. 202-737-7625.

9:30 CLUB Fatback DJs, Trouble Funk, Chico Mann, Saturday, $10; Gosaye Tesfaye and Ephrem Tamiru, Sunday, $30 in advance, $35 at the door; Motorhead, the Reverend Horton Heat and Nashville Pussy, Tuesday, $35; the Cult with Living Things, Wednesday, $40; BoDeans, Jonah Smith, Thursday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Throw Me the Statue, the Brunettes, Nurses, Friday, $12; CTC, Seamonsters, Black Dog Prowl, Velvet, Saturday, $10; AA Bondy, Dave Godowsky, Thursday, $10. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or

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


BEACH COVE Blues jam open mike, Wednesday. 8416 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 301-855-0025. No cover charge.

BUSHWALLER'S The Boonesfarmers, Friday; Josh Burgess Band, Saturday; Michael Patricks, Sunday; Ronan Kavanaugh, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CHAMPIONS Mia Mafia, Friday; Darryl Ray, Saturday; Blaine Larsen, Sunday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

COUNTRY STORE Blues jam open mike with Wolf, Friday. 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.

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

NEW DEAL CAFE Steve Pollack, Saturday early show; jazz jam with Art McKinney, Saturday late show; Jim Stimson, Sunday; open mike with James and Martha, Thursday. 113 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-474-5642.


BANGKOK BLUES Doug Parks and the Lonewolves, Saturday; blues jam open mike, Sunday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095 or

BIRCHMERE MAYSA, Friday-Sunday, $39.50; Amel Larrieux, Thursday, $45. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500, 703-573-7328 or

BRITTANY'S DC Motors, Friday; Larry Thomas Duo, Saturday; Danger Barbi, Sunday; Steve McWilliams, Wednesday; Amanda Jordan Karaoke, Thursday. 12449 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. 703-730-0728.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Mike Leverone, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

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

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

THE DOCK Tender Polman Band, Saturday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Marshall Artz, Friday; Billy Triplett Trio, Saturday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

FAST EDDIE'S Jason Dean, Friday. 14114 Lee Hwy., Centreville. 703-266-8888.

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

FISH MARKET RESTAURANT Lenny Burridge, Wednesday. 105 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-5676.

IOTA The Bottle Rockets with Phonograph, Saturday; open mike, Wednesday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S Bob and Jerry Band, Friday; Johnny Cash Tribute Band, Saturday early show; Scott Ramminger and the Crawlslickers, Saturday late show; Drew Holland Jerry Breese, Sunday early show; open-mike blues jam with Oz and the Revue, Sunday late show; open- mike acoustic night with Diana Quinn and Mike Woods, Monday; Dave Chappell and his band, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon and guests, Wednesday; Roger Hart and his Alpha Dog Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAXX Lilian Axe, the Wrecking Crew, Friday, $20; Doro, Baby Jayne, Rust, Visionary, Saturday, $20; Less Than We Knew, Third Eye Movement, Merredith and more, Sunday, $10; Primal Fear, Seven Witches, Timelord, Burning Shadows, Wednesday, $23; Iris Divine, Wisteria, Origin Theory and more, Thursday, $12. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

KILROY'S Lenny Burridge, Tuesday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

NICK'S City Slickers, Friday-Saturday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Big Sip, Friday; Small Town, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

OLD BROGUE Jeff Walthall and Neil Foley, Friday-Saturday; Tom Blood and Bill Enderlin, Wednesday; Reverend Hookem, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

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

RAMPARTS Eddie Pasa, Friday; DC Motors, Saturday; Denny Grizzle, Wednesday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

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

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

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

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS The Josh Burgess Band, Friday; Altered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE Mac McAnally, Michael Armstrong, Doyle Grisham, Nadirah Shakoor, Friday, $21; Sztywny Pal Azji, Don't Panic, Saturday, $40. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

SULLY'S 3 AM Panic, Friday; Mike Leverone and the Fuzz, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Smalltown, Friday; Killer B's, Wednesday; the Cutaways, 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 Amanda Murphy and the Lost Indians, Friday; Virginia Hills, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF Farley Granger, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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