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THE JAMES BAZEN PROJECT -- Friday at noon. Free. Bethesda Place, Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont avenue, Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

YVONNE JOHNSON -- Friday and Wednesday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

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

THE SWINGIN' SWAMIS -- Friday at 6. Free. River Hill Village Center, 6030 Daybreak Circle, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

QUEEN AISHAH, BILL FORD, Wes Biles, Maurice Lyles & Frankie Addison, Friday at 6. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St. SW. 202-484-7700.

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

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

THE KENNY RITTENHOUSE QUARTET -- Friday at 7. Free. Borders Books, 18th and L NW. 202-466-4999.

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

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

RICHARD PINHAS & JEROME Schmidt, Friday at 7:30. Reservations required. La Maison Francaise, Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-944-6091 or 301-589-8894.

THE HULA MONSTERS -- Friday at 7:30. Free. Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. 703-971-6262 or 703-425-9300.

THE RICK WHITEHEAD TRIO -- Friday at 7:30. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200.

LIZ MASTERSON & SEAN BLACKBURN -- Friday at 7:30. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. 703-425-9300 or 703-324-8680.

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

THE CHRIS NORMAN ENSEMBLE -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, old Frederick County Courthouse lawn, Loudoun Street Mall, Winchester. 703-777-6306.

LUTHER BARNES and Vanessa Williams, Friday at 8. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-994-6800.

EARTH, WIND & FIRE -- Friday at 8. Cavalier Telephone Pavilion at Pier Six, 731 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or 410-659-7100.

RUMBA CLUB -- Friday at 8. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710.

SCOOTER SCUDIERI -- Friday at 8. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown. 304-876-3704.

THE DAVE MOSELEY TRIO -- Saturday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

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

DAVE GOODRICH & KEVIN Powell, Saturday at 2. A benefit for Habitat for Humanity. Park & Ride Lot, Plank and Gordon roads, Spotsylvania, Va. 540-972-3999.

GALACTIC, NAPPY ROOTS, the Cravin' Dogs and the Peoples Band, Saturday at 4. Live on Penn, Third and Pennsylvania NW. 800-594-8499.

FUEL -- Saturday at 5. Merriweather Post Pavilion, Broken Land Parkway off U.S. 29, Columbia. 202-397-7328 or 410-715-5550.

JOHNNY & THE HEADHUNTERS -- Saturday at 6. Free. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. 410-222-1777.

BLUES DEVILLE -- Saturday at 6. Free. Church Cove Park, Willow and Green streets, St. Michaels. 410-745-6073.

THE RICHARD WALTON GROUP -- Saturday at 6. Free. Lurman Woodland Theatre, Bloomsbury Avenue and Hilltop Road, Catonsville. 877-278-0961.

HELAINE FONTAINE & THE All-Stars, Saturday at 6:30. Free. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. 703-330-2787.

JENNIFER ON SUNDAY -- Saturday at 6:30. Free. Signal Hill Park, 9300 Signal View Dr., Manassas. 703-335-8872.

RON HOLLOWAY -- Saturday at 7. Baltimore Museum of Art, Art Museum Drive and North Charles Street, Baltimore. 410-396-6001 or 410-396-7100.

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

OLD SCHOOL FREIGHT TRAIN -- Saturday at 7. City Park, Prospect Street, Hagerstown. 301-791-3132.

RON KRONZ & TRAFFIC JAM -- Saturday at 7. Free. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

NAVY COMMODORES -- Saturday at 7. Free. Town Center, Harrison and Dover streets, Easton, Md. 202-433-2525.

REBA McENTIRE -- Saturday at 7:30. A benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or 410-347-2010.

MICHAEL W. SMITH and MercyMe, Saturday at 7:30. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr. off Wellington Road, outside Manassas. 202-397-7328, 703-573-7328 or 703-754-1288.

RIGHT ON! -- Saturday at 7:30. Free. Reston Town Center Pavilion, Reston Parkway and New Dominion Drive, Reston. 703-912-4062.

THE NIGHTHAWKS -- Saturday at 7:30. Free. King Street Gardens, 1806 King St,. Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER -- Saturday at 7:30. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Rd., Herndon. 703-437-1883.

THE CHRIS NORMAN ENSEMBLE -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Maury Stadium, Hanover and Kenmore streets, Fredericksburg. 703-777-6306.

JOHN McCUTCHEON -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, on the lawn of the old Warren Green Hotel, 29 Culpeper St., Warrenton. 703-777-6306.

MAMBO COMBO -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, South Madison Street, Middleburg. 703-777-6306.

CHARLIE WALLER & THE Country Gentlemen, Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Pace West School lawn, 14550 John Marshall Hwy., Haymarket. 703-777-6306.

LIZ MASTERSON & SEAN Blackburn, Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Inn Lawn Park, Zerkel Street, Luray. 703-777-6306.

BOSTON -- Saturday at 8. Cavalier Telephone Pavilion at Pier Six, 731 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or 410-659-7100.

ROY AYERS and Indigo, Saturday at 8. Free. Fort Dupont Park, Minnesota Avenue and Randle Circle SE. 202-426-5961 or 202-619-7222.

STEVE GUYER -- Saturday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

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

BARBARA MARTIN & MAC Walter, Saturday at 8. Alice Ferguson Foundation Amphitheater, Hard Bargain Farm, 2001 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. 301-292-5665.

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

THE BOBBY PARKER BLUES BAND -- Saturday at 8. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown. 304-876-3704.

"OZZFEST" -- Sunday at 9 a.m., with Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Slayer, Slipknot, Hatebreed and others. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr. off Wellington Road, outside Manassas. 202-397-7328, 703-573-7328 or 703-754-1288.

WASHINGTON JAZZ QUARTET -- Sunday at 2. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

SWING SHIFT -- Sunday at 3. Free. McLean Central Park, adjacent to the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123.

NAVAL ACADEMY ELECTRIC Brigade, Sunday at 6. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. 410-222-6230.

SWINGSPEAK -- Sunday at 6. Free. Great Falls Village Center, Georgetown Pike and Walker Road, Great Falls. 703-759-2485.

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

STARSHIP -- Sunday at 6. Belmont Country Club, 43880 Russell Branch Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-726-4343.

MERLE HAGGARD -- Sunday at 6:30. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042.

LA ROCCA -- Sunday at 6:30. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

PATRICK ALBAN & NOCHE LATINA -- Sunday at 7. Free. Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-228-2844.

THE KNIGHTS OF HARMONY -- Sunday at 7. Free. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. , Bowie. 301-809-3078.

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

MELANIE MASON -- Sunday at 7. Fort Hunt Park, on the George Washington Parkway at Fort Hunt Road, about six miles south of Alexandria. 703-289-2500.

AIR FORCE AIRMEN OF NOTE -- Sunday at 7:30. Free. Montgomery Village Lawn Theater, South Valley Park, 18850 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-948-0110.

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

SMOKE & MIRRORS -- Monday at 7. Free. Waterfront Park, King Street at the Potomac, Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

"AWESOME PRAISE 3" -- Monday at 8, a gospel festival with Horace Boyer, Osmond Collins, Saint Augustine Gospel Choir, Truro Episcopal Church Choir, Mike Aremu, Olufunmi and others. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600.

THE MARGE CALHOUN BAND -- Tuesday at 11:45. Free. Spice of

Life Plaza, 1401 Wilson Blvd.,

Arlington. 703-228-1850.

LILIAN SPENCER -- 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.

THIRD RAIL SAXOPHONE QUARTET -- Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

3 DOORS DOWN and Nickelback, Tuesday at 6:30. Merriweather Post Pavilion, Broken Land Parkway off U.S. 29, Columbia. 202-397-7328 or 410-715-5550.

THE DAVID BACH CONSORT -- Tuesday at 7. Free. Cabin John Regional Park, 7400 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville. 301-299-0024 or 240-777-6821.

"DRUM CORPS IN FAUQUIER" -- Tuesday at 7, by local and visiting drum corps units. Fauquier High School Stadium, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. 540-341-0119.

TIM EYERMANN & EAST COAST Offering, Tuesday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

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

AIR FORCE AIRMEN OF NOTE -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Watkins Mill Elementary School, 19001 Watkins Mill Rd., Gaithersburg. 202-767-5658.

B.G. & THE MOJO HANDS -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Willow Garden, at 7201 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-352-5387.

HARRY SNIPPER -- Wednesday at noon. Free. McPherson Square, 15th and I NW. 202-619-7222.

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

STEVE GELLMAN -- Wednesday at 12:15. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

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

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

STATTUS REGGAE BAND -- Wednesday at 7:15. Free. Stephen Decatur Community Center, 8200 Pinewood Dr., Clinton. 301-297-4648.

COUNTING CROWS -- Wednesday at 7:30. Merriweather Post Pavilion, Broken Land Parkway off U.S. 29, Columbia. 202-397-7328 or 410-715-5550.

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

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

PATTY REESE -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

LOX & VODKA -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9841 or 703-324-8680.

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

BLUES TRAVELER and Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Wednesday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

GARY & THE GROOVE -- Wednesday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

THE KENNY HADDAWAY TRIO -- Thursday at 11:45. Free. Metro Park, North Moore and North Lynn streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850.

LAURIE ROSE GRIFFITH & Peter Mealy, Thursday at noon. Free. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

CHRISTINE CRERAR -- Thursday at noon. Free. Farragut Square, 17th and K NW. 202-619-7222.

GEOFF REECER -- Thursday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

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

THE RICHARD WALTON GROUP -- Thursday at 6. Free. Dorsey's Search Village Center, Dorsey Hall Drive and Columbia Road, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

THE MARY ANN REDMOND BAND -- Thursday at 6:30. Free. Lion-Tiger Hill, National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-673-4925.

TRIO COLONIAL -- Thursday at 6:30. Free. Andres Bello Auditorium, 1300 New York Ave. NW. 202-623-3929.

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

HILARY DUFF -- Thursday at 7. Patriot Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 202-397-7328 or 703-993-3000.

MIGUEL BOTAFOGO & BRUCE Ewan, Thursday at 7. Free. Silver Plaza, on Ellsworth Drive between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street, Silver Spring. 301-565-7300.

THE JACKSON STREET BLUES Band, Thursday at 7. Free. Cherry Hill Park, 300 Park Ave., Falls Church. 703-532-0884.

THE JOHN L.T. BAND AND Justin Sheehy, Thursday at 7:30. Auburn House Pavilion, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

UPTOWN -- Thursday at 7. Free. Reston Community Center, Reston Parkway and New Dominion Drive, Reston. 703-476-4500.

JERRY BUTLER, THE Stylistics, the Delfonics and others, Thursday at 7:30. DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and D NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-628-4780.

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

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

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

Dancing

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

THE TOM CUNNINGHAM ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8. Torpedo Factory Arts Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 888-738-2764 or 703-838-5005.

SOME ASSEMBLY -- 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.

BRUCE EWAN & THE SOLID SENDERS with Miguel Botafogo, Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

LUSH LIFE -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Washington Hilton Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Rd., Herndon. 703-359-9882.

JOHNNY & THE HEADHUNTERS -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Tall Cedars hall, 2501 Putty Hill Ave., Parkville. 410-583-7337.

THE ROYAL CROWN REVUE -- Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-359-9882 or 301-320-2330.

CON BRIO -- Sunday at 3:30; Viennese waltz lesson at 2:30. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-978-0375 or 301-320-2330.

GYPSY MELTDOWN -- 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.

THE TOM CUNNINGHAM ORCHESTRA -- Monday at 9. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

JOKER'S WILD -- Tuesday at 9. Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-359-9882.

PAUL OORTS, HOWARD Markham & Liz Donaldson, Wednesday at 8. Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave., Glen Echo. 202-546-2228.