Friday, September 18, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT DJ Rekha, Friday, $13; the Horrors, Crocodiles, Saturday, $15; the Cave Singers and Lightning Dust, Monday, $12; She Wants Revenge, Kill Hannah and Paper Route, Tuesday, $20; Chain and the Gang with Soft Power, Wednesday, $10; Screaming Females, Thursday, $10. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

COMET PING PONG The Intelligence, the Cheniers and Kid Congo Powers DJ set, Friday. 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0404.

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday; Busdriver, Rosetta Stoned and Ardaplus, Saturday; Still Flyin and ExcaliBRAH, Wednesday; Motion to Quash, Restatement of Rock, Thursday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

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

POLITICS AND PROSE COFFEEHOUSE Politics and Prose 25th Anniversary Block Party with Little Red and the Renegades, Sunday. 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-0724.

THE RED AND THE BLACK The Screws, American Speedway, Supreme Commander, the Splints, Monday. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or $8.

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Jack Penate, Mike Snow, Friday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or $15.

VELVET LOUNGE The Very Small, Thursday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or $7.

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


BEACH COVE Open blues jam with Wolf, Wednesday. 8416 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 301-855-0025. No cover charge.

BRANDED '72 John Flynn with Ellen Cherry, Wednesday. 387 E. Gude Dr, Rockville. 301-275-7459 or $15 in advance, $18 at the door.

BUSHWALLER'S Uncle Chunky, Friday; Karma Issue, Saturday; Ronan Kavanaugh, Sunday; Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CHAMPIONS Star Crush, Friday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

COUNTRY STORE Open blues jam with Wolf, Saturday. 41566 Medley's Neck Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6820. No cover charge.

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

NEW DEAL CAFE Kiva, Friday; Buck Hill and trio, Saturday; Mike Grasso Trio, Sunday early show; Brothers and Sisters, Sunday late show; open Cajun music jam, Wednesday; Songwriters Association of Washington open mike, Thursday. 113 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-474-5642 or No cover charge.


BANGKOK BLUES Open blues jam with Wolf, Sunday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095 or

BIRCHMERE Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives with Jon Dee Graham, Friday, $35; Johnny Winter, Saturday, $35; Jane Monheit, Sunday, $35; Robin Trower, Monday, $39.50; Steeleye Span, Tuesday, $29.50; Riders in the Sky, Wednesday, $35; Keiko Matsui, Thursday, $39.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500, 703-573-7328 or

BRITTANY'S Jim Counter, Friday; Tommy Gann, Saturday; Mike Leverone, 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 Wall & Frye, Saturday. 19286 Promenade Dr., Leesburg. 533-333-4747.

DOGWOOD TAVERN The Rob Hornfeck Enterprise, Friday; Brother Shamus Lite, Saturday; Claire Gilbride, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

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

FAT TUESDAY'S Destro, Friday; Naked Friday, Saturday; Justin Unplugged from Poor Man's Lobster, Steve and Guest, Wednesday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIREFLIES Crooked Crow, Saturday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Matt Weilmeunster, Tim Parks and Flo Anito, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200. No cover charge.

FIRESIDE GRILL Kevin James, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

FISH MARKET RESTAURANT Jon Fritz, Wednesday. 105 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-5676.

GALAXY HUT Hands and Knees, Sunday. 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-525-8646 or $5.

IOTA Benjy Ferree with the Black Hollies, Saturday; Caravan of Thieves, Monday; open mike, Wednesday; Decibully with Early Day Miners, Thursday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S Tommy Lepson and his Band, Friday; Gina De Simone and the Moaners, Saturday early show; the Crimestoppers, Saturday late show; King Street bluegrass jam, Sunday; Big Boy Little Band, Monday; the Big Boy Little Band, Monday; Dave Chappell and his band, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon and guests, Wednesday; Patsy Cline tribute show hosted by Honky Tonk Confidential, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAXX Emmure, Stick to Your Guns, Evergreen Terrace, For Today, Oceano, This Time Never, Poveglia, Friday. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or $15.

KILROY'S Marshall Artz, Saturday; Drew Stevyns, Tuesday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

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

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

OLD BROGUE The Pocket Band, Friday-Saturday; Shane Gamble, Wednesday; Sean Chyun, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

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

RAMPARTS New Day Rising, Friday; Big Sip, Saturday; Jim Counter, Wednesday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

RED HOT & BLUE - FAIRFAX Mike Leverone, Friday; Steve Smith Duo, Saturday. 4150 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-218-6989.

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

SOUTHSIDE 815 Lenny Burridge, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Kajun Kelley Band, Friday; Cover Up, Saturday; Altered Mike, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

SULLY'S Slider, Friday; Aces and Eights, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE 2nd Sole, Friday; the Gypsy Sons, Saturday; Killer B's, 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 Amanda Murphy and the Lost Indians, Friday; Skystone Bluegrass Band, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF Four on the Floor, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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