Friday, September 11, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT Fruit Bats, Pronto and Kevin Barker, Friday, $12; S PRCSS, Hume, Saturday, $8; Hanne Hukkelberg, Grendel Babies, Sunday, $10; Dead Meadow and the Shirks, Monday, $10; Army of Me and Ki:theory, Tuesday, $10; Matt & Kim and Amanda Blank, Wednesday, $13; Rhett Miller & the Serial Lady Killers and Jim Ward, Thursday, $16. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

BLUES ALLEY Kenny Garrett Presents, Friday-Sunday, $30; Chris McNulty, Paul Bollenbach, Monday, $22; Phil Perry, Thursday, $35. 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW (rear). 202-337-4141 or

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS Ron Carter's Golden Stryker Trio, Friday-Saturday, $40; Verses, Wednesday, $8. 2003 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800 or

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; God's Pottery, Sunday, $10; Telefon Tel Aviv, Wednesday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

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

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

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

9:30 CLUB Sondre Lerche, Friday; Ghostland Observatory, Friday; Son Volt, Tuesday; . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead and the Secret Machines, Wednesday. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Sweet Interference, Eagle & Prey, Vinny Vegas, Embarrassing Fruits, Saturday, $8; Peelander-Z, Sunday, $10. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL The Petticoat Team Room, Caleb Stine, Thursday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or $10.

TWINS JAZZ Luis Faife Quartet, Friday-Saturday. 1344 U St. NW. 202-234-0072 or $15.


BEACH COVE Blues jam with Wolf, Wednesday; blues jam with the Big Boy Little Band, Thursday. 8416 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 301-855-0025.

BENTZ STREET SPORTS BAR Jah Works and Hand Painted Swinger, Friday. 6 S. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-620-2222.

BUSHWALLER'S Drivin Blind, Friday; Big Sip, Saturday; Sanford Markley, Sunday; Pete Papageorge, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CHAMPIONS Generation Next, Friday; I.C.U, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CROSSROADS Crossroads Outdoor Reggae Fest with Buju Banton, Tony Rebel, Queen Ifrica, Tanya Stephens and New Kidz Tweeter Bird, Lady Flame and Zylan, Sunday. 4103 Baltimore Ave., Bladensburg. 301-927-1056. $35 in advance, $40 day of the show. $10 age 12 and younger.

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. 301-881-8711.

NEW DEAL CAFE Zekiah Swampcats, Friday; Greenbelt Blues Festival, Saturday. 113 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-474-5642.

SONAR Taxlo Dance Party, Saturday, $10 advance, $13 at the door; Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Jay Electronica and Soul Cannon, Wednesday, $35. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333.

VARSITY GRILLE Hot Rods and Old Gas, Saturday. 8424 Baltimore Ave., College Park. 301-345-8424.


BANGKOK BLUES The Mike Terpak Blues Explosion, Saturday; blues jam with Wolf, Sunday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095 or

BIRCHMERE Amel Larrieux, Friday, $45; the Proclaimers, Sunday, $25; Jackopierce, Thursday, $27.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500, 703-573-7328 or

BRITTANY'S Jeff Miller, Friday; Lenny Burridge, Saturday; Jon Fritz, 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 CLUBHOUSE Doug Parks and the Lonewolves, Friday. 9008 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-331-0998.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Karl Stoll and the Danger Zone, Friday; Mudge, Saturday; Willem Dicke, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

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

FAT TUESDAY'S Zaug Bartholomew and Miller, Friday; Dolly Sodds, Saturday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIREFLIES Slim, Friday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Jonny Grave, Alex Gruenburg and Ken Wenzel, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

FIRESIDE GRILL Drew Stevyns, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

FISH MARKET RESTAURANT Hall Vought, Wednesday. 105 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-5676.

GALAXY HUT Flex Matthews and Crew, Sunday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

IOTA Mark Bryan, Huxmonster, Friday, $18; Honor by August, No Second Troy, Saturday, $15; Honor by August, My Radio, Melodime, Sunday, $11; open mike, Wednesday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S The Bad Influence Band, Friday; 4 Star Combo, Saturday early show; Catfish Hodge and His Band, Saturday late show; Chris and Chick Hall and the Band, Sunday; Terry Lee Ryan and Art, Monday; the Idle Americans, Tuesday; open mike with Bob and Martha Capone, Wednesday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Peter Tork, Shoe Suede Blues, Friday, $15; the Blackjacks, Ponderosa, Pawnshop Roses, Friday, $13. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX Edguy, Epicurean, Luna Mortis, Blood Corps, Eternal Winter, Friday, $27; Kix, Mis-fit, Tilt, Messenger, Saturday, $30; Years Spent Cold, In Alcatraz 1962, Weight of the Crown, Behold the Flood and more, Sunday, $12. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or

KILROY'S New Day Rising, Saturday; Jim Counter, Tuesday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

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

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

OLD BROGUE Ted Garber, Friday; Sean Chyum and the Deceivers, Saturday; Jeff Walthall, Wednesday; open-mike night, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

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

RAMPARTS Small Town, Friday; Stan and LeeAnne, Saturday; Oren Polak, Wednesday; Niki Barr Duo, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

RED HOT & BLUE - FAIRFAX Jon Fritz, Friday; Tender Polman, Saturday. 4150 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-218-6989.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Marshall Artz, Friday; Dan Fisk, Tuesday; Jim Counter, Wednesday; Oren Polak, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Drew Stevyns, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Furious George, Friday; Bam Bam, Saturday; Josh Burgess, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STATE THEATRE Along Those Lines, Reshift, Seven Ten Oil, Dreaming of Eden, Friday, $12; Mike Gordon, Reid Genauer, Saturday, $20. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

SULLY'S Karma Issue, Friday; Kicking Norma, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Lost Highway Band, Friday; Wild Card Band, Saturday; In Remembrance, Tuesday; 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 Over Under Down Yonder, Friday; Rattlesnake Hill, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF Radio Gumbo, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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