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GARY & THE GROOVE -- Friday at 11:30. Free. Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8600 Guilford Rd., Columbia. 443-367-0110.

INDIGO -- Friday at noon. Free. Bethesda Place, Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont avenue, Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

THE GRANDSONS -- Friday at 5. Free. National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Seventh and Constitution NW. 202-289-3360 or 202-737-4215.

CHARLES COVINGTON JR. -- Friday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

B.G. & THE MOJO HANDS -- Friday at 6. Free. Harper's Choice Village Center, 5485 Harper's Farm Rd., Columbia. 443-367-0110.

JERRY GORDON, THAD WILSON, Dehrric Richburg, Emory Diggs & Rodney Mathis, Friday at 6. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St. SW. 202-484-7700.

DADA AND LRS -- Friday at 6:30. Free. Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-481-6133.

STING AND ANNIE LENNOX -- Friday at 7. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr. off Wellington Road, outside Manassas. 202-397-7328, 703-573-7328 or 703-754-1288.

THE CRAVIN' DOGS -- Friday at 7. Free. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

THE GLASS ONION -- Friday at 7. Free. Town Commons, Main and Chester streets, Front Royal. 540-635-9909.

THE JANINE WILSON BAND -- Friday at 7. Free. Borders Books, 18th and L NW. 202-466-4999.

THE ERIC FELTEN JAZZ Orchestra and the Tom Cunningham Orchestra, Friday at 7:30. A free "Weekend's Weekends" concert sponsored by The Washington Post. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 4850 Colorado Ave. NW. 202-334-4748 or 202-254-2468.

ALT WASHINGTONIANA -- Friday at 7:30. Mason District Park, Newton W. Edwards Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730 or 703-324-8680.

LIL' MALCOLM & THE ZYDECO House Rockers, Friday at 7:30. Free. Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. 703-971-6262 or 703-425-9300.

THE DAVID BACH CONSORT -- Friday at 7:30. Free. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. 301-569-3464 or 703-425-9300.

THE BISCUIT BURNERS -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Old County Courthouse lawn, West Davis Street, Culpeper. 703-777-6306.

THE MARK NEWTON BAND -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Stafford County Courthouse lawn, 1300 Courthouse Rd., Stafford. 703-777-6306.

CHARLIE WALLER & THE Country Gentlemen, Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, old Frederick County Courthouse lawn, Loudoun Street Mall, Winchester. 703-777-6306.

THE DICK MORGAN QUARTET -- Friday at 8. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710.

MAJOR HARRIS, Dawanna Price and Andrew Mosley, Friday at 10. Double Tree Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 202-215-8883 or 301-468-1100.

AMERICAN MUSIC AND ARTS Festival, Saturday 10 to 9, Sunday from 10 to 5 on four outdoor stages, with Arlo Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Johnny Irion & Sarah Lee Guthrie, Tom Chapin, Sankofa, Sam Rizzetta, Footworks and others. Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, Md., 410-857-2771.

THE TODD MARCUS QUARTET -- Saturday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

THE RICHARD WALTON GROUP -- Saturday at 2. Free. Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St., Baltimore. 410-685-6169.

THE MOONLIGHTERS -- Saturday at 2. Free. Bowie Town Green, Route 564 and Ninth Street, Bowie. 301-809-3078.

EVE 6, OLD 97S, the Speaks and Practically Einstein, Saturday at 4. Live on Penn, Third and Pennsylvania NW. 800-594-8499.

ANNAPOLIS BLUEGRASS COALITION -- Saturday at 6. Free. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. 410-222-1777.

ROSS NICKERSON -- Saturday at 6. Free. Lurman Woodland Theatre, Bloomsbury Avenue and Hilltop Road, Catonsville. 877-278-0961.

KENNY CHESNEY, UNCLE Kracker and Rascal Flatts, Saturday at 7. Merriweather Post Pavilion, Broken Land Parkway off U.S. 29, Columbia. 202-397-7328 or 410-715-5550.

PROJECT NATALE -- Saturday at 7. Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Rd., Beltsville. 301-937-6613.

COLLABORATION -- Saturday at 7. Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg. 703-771-7100.

KEN PEPLOWSKI -- Saturday at 7:30. Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution NW. 202-357-3030.

AMEL LARRIEUX and Raheem DeVaughn, Saturday at 7:30. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 4850 Colorado Ave. NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-254-2468.

THE J STREET JUMPERS -- Saturday at 7:30. Free. Reston Town Center Pavilion, Reston Parkway and New Dominion Drive, Reston. 703-912-4062.

THE AVANT GARDENERS -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concerts, Maury Stadium, Hanover and Kenmore streets, Fredericksburg. 703-777-6306.

CHARLIE WALLER & THE Country Gentlemen, Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, on the lawn of the old Warren Green Hotel, 29 Culpeper St., Warrenton. 703-777-6306.

THE MARK NEWTON BAND -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, South Madison Street, Middleburg. 703-777-6306.

THE BISCUIT BURNERS -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Inn Lawn Park, Zerkel Street, Luray. 703-777-6306.

CUBA GOODING SR. and Phil Flowers, Saturday at 8. Free. Fort Dupont Park, Minnesota Avenue and Randle Circle SE. 202-426-5961 or 202-619-7222.

GAIL MARTEN & THE CLEM Ehoff Trio, Saturday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

THE HULA MONSTERS -- Saturday at 8. Free. Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

APPALOOSA -- Saturday at 8. Free. Harborplace Amphitheater, Pratt and Light streets, Baltimore. 800-427-2671 or 410-332-4191.

THE VILLAGE JAZZ BAND -- Sunday at 12:30. Free. Bethesda Place Plaza, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

MARILYN & GEORGE -- Sunday at 2. Free. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-5004.

THE ROSS NICKERSON BAND -- Sunday at 3. Free. McLean Central Park, adjacent to the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123.

CLETUS KENNELLY & LORI Kelley, Sunday at 3. Free. Bethesda Place Plaza, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

NAVY COMMODORES -- Sunday at 4. Free. Harborplace Amphitheater, Pratt and Light streets, Baltimore. 800-427-2671 or 410-332-4191.

THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND and Galactic, Sunday at 6. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr. off Wellington Road, outside Manassas. 202-397-7328, 703-573-7328 or 703-754-1288.

THE BENFIELD BRASS BAND -- Sunday at 6. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. 410-222-6230.

CARTOON JOHNNY AND Mark & Geoff, Sunday at 6. Free. Great Falls Village Center, Georgetown Pike and Walker Road, Great Falls. 703-759-2485.

THE YOUNG COLUMBIANS -- Sunday at 6. Free. Lurman Woodland Theatre, Bloomsbury Avenue and Hilltop Road, Catonsville. 877-278-0961.

THE TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Steel Orchestra, Sunday at 6. Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 410-557-9570.

DR. S. O. FEELGOOD -- Sunday at 6:30. Free. Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371.

J.P. MCDERMOTT & WESTERN Bop, Sunday at 6:30. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

THE RADIO KING ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 7. Free. Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-228-2844.

THE ELECTRIC COMPANY -- Sunday at 7. Free. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. , Bowie. 301-809-3078.

BOB PERILLA'S BIG HILLBILLY Bluegrass Band, Sunday at 7. Free. Whalen Park, 19701 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. 301-428-8927 or 240-777-6821.

THE AVANT GARDENERS -- Sunday at 7. Bluemont Concert Series, Loudoun County Courthouse lawn, Market and King streets, Leesburg. 703-777-6306.

PETER MEALY & LAURIE Rose Griffith, Sunday at 7. Fort Hunt Park, on the George Washington Parkway at Fort Hunt Road, about six miles south of Alexandria. 703-289-2500.

FOGGY HOLLER -- Sunday at 7:30. Free. Montgomery Village Lawn Theater, South Valley Park, 18850 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-948-0110.

COWBOY JUNKIES and Shawn Colvin, Sunday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

IZOLDA -- Monday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

THE IRISH BREAKFAST BAND -- Monday at 7. Free. Waterfront Park, King Street at the Potomac, Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

THE LOVEJOY GROUP -- Tuesday at 11:45. Free. Spice of Life Plaza, 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-228-1850.

RANDY BARRETT -- Tuesday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

LEON EDWARDS -- Tuesday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

MIKE LANGE & BOOGIE EXPRESS -- Tuesday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

MARGE CALHOUN -- Wednesday at 11. Free. Rockville Town Center, Maryland and East Montgomery avenues, Rockville. 240-314-8600.

TRANSFORMATION -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

THE EAST OF THE RIVER Steel Band, Wednesday at noon. Free. McPherson Square, 15th and I NW. 202-619-7222.

PAT GARVEY -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Willow Garden, at 7201 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-352-5387.

GINA DI SIMONE -- Wednesday at 12:15. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

ZION WAVE -- Wednesday at 6. Free. Pentagon Row, Army Navy Drive and South Joyce Street, Arlington. 703-413-6692.

ORLANDO PHILLIPS -- Wednesday at 6. Free. Oakland Mills Village Center, 5865 Robert Oliver Pl., Columbia. 443-367-0110.

THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND and Galactic, Wednesday at 7. Merriweather Post Pavilion, Broken Land Parkway off U.S. 29, Columbia. 202-397-7328 or 410-715-5550.

THE CRAWDADDDIES -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Centennial Park South, 10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City. 410-313-7275 or 410-313-4700.

CLETUS KENNELLY & LORI Kelley, Wednesday at 7. Free. Wheaton Regional Park, 2000 Shorefield Rd., Wheaton. 301-680-3803 or 240-777-6821.

THE BROTHERS FLANAGAN -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797.

THE CHUCK BROWN BAND -- Wednesday at 7:30. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

THE IRISH BREAKFAST Band, Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9841 or 703-324-8680.

FEDERAL FOCUS JAZZ BAND -- Wednesday at 7:30. Mason District Park, Newton W. Edwards Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730 or 703-324-8680.

ALMOST RECESS -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Rockville Town Center, Maryland and East Montgomery avenues, Rockville. 240-314-8600.

ANDREW MCKNIGHT -- Wednesday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

SAM'S HOUSE -- Thursday at 11:45. Free. Metro Park, North Moore and North Lynn streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850.

ELLIS, DOYLE & JONES -- Thursday at noon. Free. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

THE BLUES ALLEY YOUTH Orchestra, Thursday at noon. Free. Farragut Square, 17th and K NW. 202-619-7222.

MELANIE MASON -- Thursday at 6. Free. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

CLETUS KENNELLY & LORI Kelley, Thursday at 6. Free. Hickory Ridge Village Center, Freetown Road and Cedar Lane, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

THE LEGENDARY ORIOLES -- Thursday at 6:30. Free. Lion-Tiger Hill, National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-673-4925.

THREE PENNY OPERA -- Thursday at 6:30. Free. Church Cove Park, Willow and Green streets, St. Michaels. 410-745-6073.

ALEX FOX -- Thursday at 7. Free. Silver Plaza, on Ellsworth Drive between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street, Silver Spring. 301-565-7300.

ANDREW ACOSTA & THE NEW Old Time Pickers, Thursday at 7. Free. Cherry Hill Park, 300 Park Ave., Falls Church. 703-532-0884.

THE MILES STIEBEL ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 7. Free. Reston Community Center, Reston Parkway and New Dominion Drive, Reston. 703-476-4500.

SNOOZEBOX -- Thursday at 7:30. Free. Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-435-6868.

THE RICHARD WALTON GROUP -- Thursday at 7:30. Free. Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. 703-938-7532 or 703-324-8680.

JOANNE JUSKUS, VYKTORIA Pratt Keating and Dan Haas, Thursday at 7:30. Auburn House Pavilion, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

JULIE HALL -- Thursday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

Dancing

THE DARYL DAVIS BAND -- Friday 6 to 9. Free. Bethesda Metro Center, Wisconsin Avenue and Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. 301-652-4988.

THE GLEN ECHO OPEN BAND -- Friday at 8:30; contra lesson at 7:30. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-691-7394 or 301-320-2330.

THE FABULETTES -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

LITTLE RONNIE & THE GRAND Dukes, Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Washington Hilton Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Rd., Herndon. 703-359-9882.

TOTALLY CONFUSED -- Friday at 9; swing workshop at 8. Boumi Temple, 5050 King Ave., White Marsh, Md. 410-583-7337.

BIG CAM & THE LIFTERS -- Saturday at 8. Mt. Airy Volunteer Department, Route 27 and Twin Arch Road, Mt. Airy. 301-829-0171.

SEAN VIDRINE & THE ZYDECAJUNS -- Saturday at 8:30; workshop at 7:30. Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-309-0895 or 301-320-2330.

THE ERIC FELTEN JAZZ Orchestra, Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-299-8728 or 301-320-2330.

DAN BLUM, JOE DEZARN & Marc Glickman, family contra dance, Sunday at 3 for children and 4:15 for teens. Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-589-7539 or 301-320-2330.

THE LA SALLE DANCE ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 3:30; lesson at 3. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-425-7926 or 301-320-2330.

THE REEL DEELERS -- contra dancing, Sunday at 7:30. Sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-546-2228 or 301-320-2330.

KING JAMES & THE SERFS of Swing, Sunday at 7:30. American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301-984-3003.

NICK CURRAN & THE NIGHTLIFES -- Monday at 9. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

TERENCE McARDLE & BIG Trouble, Tuesday at 9. Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-359-9882.

DAN GILLESPIE, KARIN Loya & Julie Gorka, English country dancing, Wednesday at 8. Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave., Glen Echo. 202-546-2228.