Friday, October 2, 2009


Prices listed where available.


The District

BLACK CAT Strike Anywhere, Polar Bear Club, Crime in Stereo and Ruiner, Friday, $12; the Twilight Sad, Brakesbrakesbrakes and We Were Promised Jetpacks, Monday, $14. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960, 202-397-7328 or

DC9 Liberation Dance Party, Friday, $7; Mayer Hawthorne & the County, Buff1 and 14kt, Sunday, $12; Pierced Arrows and Hollywood, Wednesday, $8; Wax Tailor, Thursday, $12. 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 Motor City Josh, Friday; Malkum Gibson and the Mighty Juke Band, Saturday; Midian, Sunday; One Nite Stand, Monday; the Johnny Artis Band, Tuesday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band, Wednesday; Patrick Alban and Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

9:30 CLUB The Disco Biscuits, Big Gigantic, Segway, Friday-Saturday, $30; Bajofondo with Gustavo Santaolalla, Phenomenal Handclap Band, Sunday, $25; In Flames, Between the Buried and Me, 3 Inches of Blood and the Faceless, Monday, $25; the Psychedelic Furs and Happy Mondays, Tuesday, $35; Brandi Carlile, Wednesday early show, $26; Gossip, Apache Beat, Wednesday late show, $20; Dinosaur Jr., Thursday, $25. 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930.

THE RED AND THE BLACK The Courtesans, the Influence, the Public Good, Friday, $8; Elizabeth and the Catapult, Saturday, $10; Zach Peterson, Omar Ruiz, Stacy Clark, Sunday, $6. 1212 H St. NE. 202-399-3201 or

ROCK & ROLL HOTEL Legendary Shack Shakers, Friday. 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625 or $12.

VELVET LOUNGE The Aquarium, Hotchacha, Mystery of Two, Tuesday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213 or $8.

ZANZIBAR ON THE WATERFRONT Maxi Priest and Beniton the Menace, Saturday. 700 Water St. SW. 202-554-9100. $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

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


BALDWIN'S STATION Dan Navarro, Thursday. 7618 Main St., Sykesville, Md. 410-795-1041. $25.

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

BENTZ STREET SPORTS BAR Special Delivery band, Friday. 6 S. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-620-2222. $5.

BRANDED 72 DC Motors, Friday. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-275-7459. No cover charge.

CAT'S EYE PUB Nothin' but Trouble, Friday; Timmy Shelley Band, Saturday early show; Nothin' but Trouble, Saturday afternoon show; Roger Girke Band, Saturday late show; Timmy Shelley Band, Sunday early show; Steve Kraemer and the Bluesicians, Sunday afternoon show; Patty Reese and Dave Chappell Band, Sunday late show; Phil Cunneff New Quartet, Monday; Matt Kelley and the Idle Americans, Tuesday; Automatic Slim, Wednesday; Skyla Burrell Blues Band, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866 or

CHAMPIONS Great Train Robbery, Friday; Rew Smith, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick. 301-846-0089.

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

FLANAGAN'S Kevin James, Friday-Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; Second Wind Bandits, Wednesday; Alan Scott, 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 Alicia Deeney, Friday; Banjer Dan, Saturday. 113 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-474-5642 or No cover charge.

OTTOBAR Jay Reatard, Nobunny, Hunx & His Punx, Box Elders, Useless Eaters, Saturday; 3 Inches of Blood, Children, Manic Ritual, Thursday. 2549 N. Howard St., Baltimore. 410-662-0069.

POTOMAC GRILL Sherwood Blues Band, Saturday. 1093 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 301-738-8181.

RAMS HEAD LIVE Dragonforce, Sonata Arctica, Wednesday, $25; Brandi Carlile, Amy Ray, Thursday, $26. 20 Market Pl., Baltimore. 410-244-8854 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN The Jimmies, Saturday, $13.50; Davy Jones, Saturday, $55. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545 or

SONAR Every Time I Die, Bring Me the Horizon, Oh Sleeper, Architects, Friday, $16.50-$19; Dysrhythmia, Hex Machine, Friday, $8; Arrington De Dionyso (Old Time Relijun), Monday, $8; Bear in Heaven, Tuesday, $10; Cannabis Corpse, Ramming Speed, Nekrofilth, Marrow, Thursday, $8. 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore. 410-327-8333 or


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

BIRCHMERE Los Lonely Boys and Alejandro Escovedo with Hacienda, Monday and Tuesday, $45; Nanci Griffith with Eric Brace & Peter Cooper and Mike Auldridge, Thursday, $39.50. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500, 703-573-7328 or

BRITTANY'S Mike Mincin Duo, Friday; Steve McWilliams, Saturday; Lenny Burridge, Wednesday; Amanda Jordan Karaoke, Thursday. 12449 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. 703-730-0728.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY Oren Polak, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA Thomas and Larrick, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

BUNGALOW BILLIARDS/SHIRLINGTON Mike Leverone, Tuesday; Drew Stevyns, Wednesday. 2766 S. Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington. 703-578-0020.

DOGWOOD TAVERN Billy Triplett, Friday; Buster Brown, Saturday; Herb and Hanson, Thursday. 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-237-8333.

FIREFLIES Lightfoot, Honey House, Friday; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Sunday; Jana Audey, Nila Kay, Thursday. 1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-548-7200.

FIRESIDE GRILL Jon Fritz, Thursday. 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. 703-372-1923.

INN AT KELLY'S FORD Dave Goodrich, Friday. 16589 Edwards Shop Rd., Remington. 540-399-1779. No cover charge.

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

J.V.'S The Electric Bob and Jerry Band, Friday; Beatles show, Saturday early show; Jubal Kane, Saturday late show; Drew Holland and Jerry Bresee, Sunday early show; open mike with Oz and the Revue, Sunday late show; Diana Quinn and Mike Woods, acoustic open mike, Monday; Nicks Pack, Tuesday; open mike with Vernon and guests, Wednesday; Scott Ramminger and friends, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504 or

JAMMIN' JAVA Kim Richey, Will Kimbrough, Friday, $15-$18; Popa Chubby, Saturday, $15; the Scenic, the Status, Send the City, Michael Butler, Sunday, $10; We Shot the Moon, Lights Resolve, Destry, Wednesday, $10; Marshall Crenshaw, Thursday, $20. 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or

JAXX UFO, Gate 1, Rival Tribe, Friday; Kittie and Soil, Saturday; I Am the Kaleidoscope, Sunday; open mike, Tuesday. 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940 or $25-$30.

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

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

OLD BROGUE Sanford and Lena, Friday-Saturday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PAT TROY'S John Longbottom, Friday-Saturday; open mike, Tuesday; Pat Garvey, Wednesday-Thursday. 111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-4535.

RAGTIME Zedicus, Friday; the Royal We, Saturday; open-mike night, Sunday; Todd Miller of Brother Shamus, Tuesday; Morrigan, Wednesday; Anthony Fiacco and Buddy Speir, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMPARTS Tender Polman, Friday; Radio Gumbo, Saturday; Drew Stevyns, Tuesday; Mike Leverone, Wednesday; Eddie Pasa, Thursday. 1700 Fern St., Alexandria. 703-998-6616.

RED HOT & BLUE/FAIRFAX Lenny Burridge, Friday; Dan Fisk, Saturday. 4150 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-218-6989.

SHOOTER MCGEE'S Damian Grasso, Friday; Tommy Rothman, Tuesday; Jim Counter, Wednesday; Mike Leverone, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTHSIDE 815 Jon Fritz, Tuesday. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-836-6222.

STATE THEATRE The Bridge and Papa Grows Funk, Friday, $14; Bo Burnham, Saturday, $25; the Lost Trailers, Sunday, $30; Perpetual Groove, Future, Thursday, $12-$14. 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300 or

STONEWALL'S The Larry Thomas Project, Friday. 44050 Woodbridge Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-729-4081.

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

SUNSET GRILLE Johny Artis Band, Friday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TIFFANY TAVERN Rockledge, Friday; Rappahannock Shedkickers, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

VILLAGE WHARF Rebels in Rehab, Friday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

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