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THE DAVID BACH TRIO -- Friday at 11:30. Free. Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8600 Guilford Rd., Columbia. 443-367-0110.

RICHARD WALTON -- Friday at 11:30. Free. Wilde Lake Village Center, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia. 443-367-0110.

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

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

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

RUSSELL CARTER, DUPOR Georges, Russell Carter Jr., Roland Carter, Rashan Carter and Marlon Winder, Friday at 6. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St. SW. 202-484-7700.

BLUE STEELE -- Friday at 6. Free. River Hill Village Center, 6030 Daybreak Circle, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

MARSHALL BOOZE -- Friday at 6. Free. Harper's Choice Village Center, 5485 Harper's Farm Rd., Columbia. 443-367-0110.

FIGHTING GRAVITY and Laughing Colors, Friday at 6:30. Free. Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-481-6133.

ANNAPOLIS BLUEGRASS COALITION -- Friday at 6:30. Free. Freeman House, 131 Church St. NE, Vienna. 703-255-6360.

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

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

CLAY AIKEN -- Friday at 7:30. 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 410-547-7328 or 410-347-2010.

DANCE IN TIME AND Latin Motion, Friday at 7:30. Mason District Park, Newton W. Edwards Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730 or 703-324-8680.

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

KING TEDDY -- Friday at 7:30. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. 703-425-9300 or 703-324-8680.

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

WORLD JAM CLUB -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Stafford County Courthouse, 1300 Courthouse Rd., Stafford. 703-777-6306.

PAN MASTERS STEEL ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, old Frederick County Courthouse lawn, Loudoun Street Mall, Winchester. 703-777-6306.

THE KETER BETTS TRIO -- Friday at 8. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710.

THE TOMMY DORSEY ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8. Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Shrine Mont Center, Route 263, Orkney Springs, Va. 800-459-3396 or 540-459-3396.

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

"FREDERICK BLUES FESTIVAL" -- Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., with Deanna Bogart, Liz Briones, the Greg High Allstars, Bad Influence, Janine Wilson and others on two stages. Carroll Creek Park, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. 301-694-8168.

"HERNDON BLUES FEST" -- Saturday noon to 8, with Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Daryl Davis, the Rev. Robert B. Jones, Gaye Adegbalola, Neil Harpe & Rick Franklin, Frank Fotusky and the Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation. Free. Frying Pan Park, 2709 W. Ox Rd., Herndon. 703-689-9535.

PROJECT NATALE -- Saturday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

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

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, Fountains of Wayne, Getaway Car and Blufunk, Saturday at 4. Live on Penn, Third and Pennsylvania NW. 800-594-8499.

THE SWINGIN' SWAMIS -- Saturday at 6. Free. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. 410-222-1777.

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

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

KISS AND POISON -- Saturday 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.

EVANESCENCE, 3 DAYS GRACE and Seether, Saturday at 7. Merriweather Post Pavilion, Broken Land Parkway off U.S. 29, Columbia. 202-397-7328 or 410-715-5550.

EDWIN ORTIZ Y SU ORQUESTA La Romana, Saturday at 7. Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg. 703-771-7100.

SOUTH MOUNTAIN STRING Band, Saturday at 7. City Park, Prospect Street, Hagerstown. 301-791-3132.

ISAAC HAYES and Ayanna Gregory, Saturday at 7:30. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 4850 Colorado Ave. NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-254-2468.

HARD DAY'S NIGHT -- Saturday at 7:30. Free. Reston Town Center Pavilion, Reston Parkway and New Dominion Drive, Reston. 703-912-4062.

LAST TRAIN HOME -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Maury Stadium, Hanover and Kenmore streets, Fredericksburg. 703-777-6306.

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

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

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

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

JOHN LUCIEN and the Image Band, Saturday at 8. Free. Fort Dupont Park, Minnesota Avenue and Randle Circle SE. 202-426-5961 or 202-619-7222.

THE TONE RANGERS -- Saturday at 8. Free. Lubber Run Park, North Columbus and North Second streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

JR. CLINE & THE RECLINERS with Julia Nixon, Saturday at 8. Free. Wheaton Urban District, Reedie Drive and Grandview Avenue, Wheaton. 240-777-8115.

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

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

THE MIKE GELLAR TRIO with Christiana Drapkin, Saturday at 8. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown. 304-876-3704.

THE RIVER CITY BRASS BAND -- Saturday at 8. Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Shrine Mont Center, Route 263, Orkney Springs, Va. 800-459-3396 or 540-459-3396.

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

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

MOE, CHRIS ROBINSON and Particle, Sunday at 4. Cavalier Telephone Pavilion at Pier Six, 731 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or 410-659-7100.

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

ZIM ZEMERAL -- Sunday at 6. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. 410-222-6230.

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

O'MALLEY'S MARCH and the O'Toole Dancers, Sunday at 6. Free. Lurman Woodland Theatre, Bloomsbury Avenue and Hilltop Road, Catonsville. 877-278-0961.

THE CRAWDADDIES -- Sunday at 6. Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 410-557-9570.

NAVY SEA CHANTERS -- Sunday at 6:30. Free. Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371.

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

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

NAVAL ACADEMY ELECTRIC Brigade, Sunday at 7. Free. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. , Bowie. 301-809-3078.

PAN MASTERS STEEL ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 7. Bluemont Concert Series, Loudoun County Courthouse lawn, Market and King streets, Leesburg. 703-777-6306.

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

AFTER HOURS -- Sunday at 7. Free. Whalen Park, 19701 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. 301-428-8927 or 240-777-6821.

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

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS -- Sunday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

MIGUEL BOTAFOGO & BRUCE EWAN -- Monday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

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

MIDNIGHT FLYER -- Monday at 7. Free. Waterfront Park, King Street at the Potomac, Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

THE B-52S and the Mosquitos, Monday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

MIGUEL BOTAFOGO & BRUCE Ewan, Tuesday at 11:45. Free. Spice of Life Plaza, 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-228-1850.

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

THE GIPSY KINGS -- Tuesday and Wednesday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

THE KEVIN KLINE BAND -- Wednesday at 11. Free. Rockville Town Center, Maryland and East Montgomery avenues, Rockville. 240-314-8600.

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

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

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

BENITO GONZALES & ASHLEY Meier, Wednesday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

THE BOBBETTE SHOW TROUPE -- Wednesday at 12:15. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

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

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

NAVY SEA CHANTERS -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Wheaton Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6700.

SECOND STORY -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

PROJECT NATALE -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Riversdale Mansion, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420.

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

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

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

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

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

THE RICHARD WALTON BAND -- Wednesday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

THE MIKE THORNTON JAZZ Band, Thursday at 11:45. Free. Metro Park, North Moore and North Lynn streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850.

ANNAPOLIS BLUEGRASS COALITION -- Thursday at noon. Free. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

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

STRING OF PEARLS -- Thursday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

THE RISE BAND -- Thursday at 6. Free. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

MISSPENT YOUTH -- Thursday at 6. Free. Hickory Ridge Village Center, Freetown Road and Cedar Lane, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

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

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

THE SUNNA GUNNLAUGS QUARTET -- Thursday at 7. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-7370.

MARC HAZAN & COMPANY -- Thursday at 7. Free. Outdoors at the Freer Gallery of Art, 12th and Independence SW. 202-357-2700.

THE RADIO KING ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 7. Free. Silver Plaza, on Ellsworth Drive between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street, Silver Spring. 301-565-7300.

THE IMANI/PEPE GONZALES BAND -- Thursday at 7. Free. Cherry Hill Park, 300 Park Ave., Falls Church. 703-532-0884.

LIZ BRIONES -- Thursday at 7. Free. Fort Ward Park, 4301 W. Braddock Rd Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

RUTHIE & THE WRANGLERS -- Thursday at 7. Free. Reston Community Center, Reston Parkway and New Dominion Drive, Reston. 703-476-4500.

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

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

Dancing

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

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

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

THE BLUE SKY 5 -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Tall Cedars hall, 2501 Putty Hill Ave., Parkville. 410-583-7337.

THE TOM CUNNINGHAM ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703- 533-8864 or 301-320-2330.

WALTZ DU JOUR -- Sunday at 3:30; lesson at 2:30. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-320-8255 or 301-320-2330.

JOLIE ROUGE -- Sunday at 3:30; zydeco workshop at 3. Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-309-0895 or 301-320-2330.

THE ELFTONES -- 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.

LITTLE CHARLIE & THE Nightcats, Tuesday at 9. Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-359-9882.

KEITH FRANK & THE Soileau Zydeco Band, Wednesday at 8; workshop at 7:30. Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-309-0895 or 301-320-2330.

DONN WILLIAMS, JEFF Steinberg & Colleen Reed, Wednesday at 8. Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave., Glen Echo. 202-546-2228.