Friday, September 25, 2009


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The District

BLACK CAT Sonic Circuits Festival, Sunday, $13; the Coathangers, Monday, $10; the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, the Depreciation Guild and Cymbals Eat Guitars, Wednesday, $13; Great Lake Swimmers, the Wooden Birds, Thursday, $13. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $6; Suckers, Sunday, $8; These Arms Are Snakes, Tuesday, $10; Amazing Baby, Thursday, $8; Amazing Baby, the Entrance Band, Thursday, $10. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000 or

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

9:30 CLUB Sunny Day Real Estate with the Jealous Sound, Wednesday. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930 or

THE RED AND THE BLACK Dangerosa, the Bloodsugars, Crimes in Paris, Red Satellites, Friday, $8; J-Roddy Waltson and the Business, Ponderosa, E. Joseph and the Phantom Heart, Myzewell, Saturday, $10; Jamie McLean, Justin Trawick, Raise Up Roof Beams, Thursday, $8. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

VELVET LOUNGE The Bag, DJ Kookie Muenster, DJ Naraku, Friday, $8; Sonic Circuits, Saturday, $20; Idiomatics, Alex Vans Trio, Sunday, $7. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or


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

BUSHWALLER'S The Larry Thomas Project, Friday; Bam Bam, Saturday; Kevin James, Sunday and Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CHAMPIONS Star 69, Friday; Lucky U, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CRYERS BACKROAD INN The Idle Americans, Saturday. 22094 Newtowne Neck Rd., Compton. 301-475-6628.

FLANAGAN'S The Brandon Combs Band, Friday; the Flying Cows of Ventry, Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; Sean Chyun, Thursday. 4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-951-0115 or

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

NEW DEAL CAFE John Guernsey, Friday early show; At Home With the Blues, Friday late show; Glori-Fied, Saturday early show; the Hot Noodles, Saturday late show; Jim Stimson, Sunday early show; Irish music jam, Sunday afternoon show; Pillar of Fire, Sunday late show. 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 Harmony Invitational, Friday, $29.50; the subdudes, Saturday, $25; the Whispers, Sunday, $75; Corea, Clarke & White, Monday, $75; Marianne Faithfull, Tuesday, $49.50; James McMurtry & the Heartless Bastards, Wednesday, $25; the Bacon Brothers with Rebecca Loebe and Raina Rose, Thursday, $35. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500, 703-573-7328 or

BRITTANY'S Eddie Pasa, Friday; Radio Gumbo, Saturday; Oren Polak, Wednesday. 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.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Steve Andricos and Tim Smith, Friday; Nate Ihara, Saturday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

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

FAT TUESDAY'S Homesick Alien, Strangely Inappropriate, Unskilled Professionalz, Friday; Hot Rooster and Amish Rd Rage, Saturday; Justin Unplugged from Poor Man's Lobster, Steve and Guest, Wednesday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIREFLIES Nathan Pollard, Friday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Alex Culbreth, Thursday early show; Aaron Lowenberger, Thursday late show. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

FISH MARKET RESTAURANT Jim Counter, Wednesday. 105 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-5676.

IOTA Open mike, Wednesday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340 or

J.V.'S Wicked Jezabel, Friday; 40 Dollar Fine Band, Saturday early show; Cliff Simmons Band, Saturday late show; the Grandsons, Sunday early show; Jason Meza Band, Sunday late show; Terry Lee Ryan and Art show, Monday; Becca Rae Show, Tuesday; open mike with Bob Hume and Martha Capone, Wednesday; Roger Hart and the Alpha Dog Blues Band, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAY'S SALOON & GRILLE Doug Parks and the Lonewolves, Saturday. 3114 N. 10th St., Arlington. 703-527-3093.

KILROY'S Kevin James, Tuesday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

NICK'S Blue Ridge Rain, Friday-Saturday. 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. 703-751-8900.

O'FAOLAIN'S IRISH PUB Gantzer and Groover, Friday; Drew Stevyns, Saturday. 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling. 703-444-9796.

OLD BROGUE Kevin James, Friday-Saturday; DC Motors, Wednesday; open mike, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PAT TROY'S John Longbottom, Thursday. 111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-4535.

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

RAMPARTS Oren Polak Duo, Friday; Boonsfarmers, Saturday; Jon Fritz, Wednesday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

RED HOT & BLUE - FAIRFAX Jim Counter, Friday; Keegan Corbey, Saturday. 4150 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-218-6989.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Drew Stevyns, Friday; Steve McWilliams, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

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

SPANKYS SHENANIGANS Live Action Hero, Friday; Westpole, Saturday; Josh Burgess, Tuesday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

SULLY'S Danger Barbi, Friday; Jimbo Manion Band, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE Drivin Blind, Friday; Bloody Meri, 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 City Farm, Friday; the Pluckers, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF Tender Polman Band, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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