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ANDY'S -- Feel, Friday. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown, Md. 410-778-6779.

APEHANGERS -- Vertical Smile, Friday-Saturday. 9100 Crain Hwy., Bel Alton, Md. 301-753-1650.

BIRCHMERE -- Greg Brown and Petra Brown & Bo Ramsey, Friday; Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun, Saturday in the bandstand; Cafe Tacvba and Ely Guerra, Monday; the Edwin McCain Band and the Blue Dogs, Tuesday; Steve Cole, Thursday. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

BLACK CAT -- The Soviettes and the Loved Ones, Sunday; the Saviours and the Fragile Gang, Monday; Traitor and Dirty on Purpose, Tuesday; Hits and Building Press, Wednesday; Dark Little Rooms and Frank Jordan, Thursday. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or 202-667-4490.

BOBBY B'S -- Bob Berger & the Going Back Band, Wednesday-Thursday. 2132 Turkey Pt., Rd., Essex. 410-687-8838.

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS -- David Cole & Main Street Blues, Thursday. 2001 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800.

BRAVO'S -- Andre Fox, Friday. 11250 James Swart Circle, Fairfax. 703-352-0260.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS -- Wil Gravatt, Saturday. 1638 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg. 540-548-8048.

CANTINA MARINA -- Wil Gravatt, Friday; Franklin Lounge, Saturday; Shane Gamble, Wednesday. 600 Water St. SW. 202-554-8396.

CAT'S EYE PUB -- Nightstreet, Friday-Saturday; Steve Kraemer & the Bluesicians and Deering & Down, Sunday; the Mark Hopkins Band, Tuesday; Automatic Slim, Wednesday; June Star, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866.

CHAMPPS AMERICANA/RESTON -- John Erwin, Friday. 11694 Plaza America Drive, Reston. 703-318-7600.

CHAMPIONS/FREDERICK -- Charlie Don't Surf, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pk., Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CHAMPIONS/LAUREL -- Evick, Saturday. 904 Upper Fairlawn Ave., Laurel. 301-604-1300.

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE -- Reverend Hookems, Saturday; John Erwin and Laurence McKenna, Sunday. 1811 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg. 540-548-3092.

CLARENDON GRILL -- Slipdisk, Friday; One Stop, Saturday; Dillon Fence, Wednesday; the Reflex, Thursday. 1101 N. Highland St., Arlington. 703-524-7455.

CLUB EAST COAST -- Cross Cut Saw, Friday; Midnight Flyer, Saturday. 13989 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Woodbridge. 703-490-5504.

CLUBHOUSE -- Swift Kick, Saturday. 9008 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-331-0998.

CLYDE'S -- Ted Garber, Saturday. 1700 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-820-8300.

CLYDE'S -- Rob & Max, Saturday. 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia. 410-730-2829.

CLYDE'S -- John Luskey, Tuesday. 3236 M St. NW. 202-333-9180.

COWBOY CAFE NORTH -- Blues Museum, Saturday. 4792 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-243-8010.

COYOTE UGLY -- Blake's Brother Jeff, Friday. 717 6th St. NW. 202-589-0016.

CRAB HOUSE -- Don Chapman, Wednesday. 12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy., Fairfax. 703-968-2601.

CRYSTAL CITY SPORTS PUB -- Small Town, Wednesday. 529 S. 23rd St., Arlington. 703-521-8215.

DC9 -- Two If By Sea and Katherine Young, Friday; the Stingers, EST and Sea Spot, Saturday; Quiet Storm and Gym Class Heroes, Thursday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.

DUKE'S -- Scott Fallon, Friday. 1755 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-838-9600.

FADO IRISH PUB -- The Evermores, Saturday. 808 7th St. NW. 202-789-0066.

FAST EDDIE'S/ALEXANDRIA -- Crash the Gate, Friday. 6220 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. 703-660-9444.

FAST EDDIE'S/CENTREVILLE -- Laurence McKenna, Friday; Willem Dicke and Getaway Car, Saturday. 14114 Lee Hwy., Centreville. 703-266-1888.

FAST EDDIE'S/FAIRFAX -- Warehouse, Friday; Second Harvest and Me3, Saturday; Jackie Gino, Wednesday. 9687 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-385-7529.

FAT TUESDAY'S/FAIRFAX -- Boogiehawg, Friday; Blue Mountain Groove, Saturday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FLANAGAN'S -- Mellowheadblue, Friday-Saturday; Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday. 7637 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-986-1007.

FOXCHASE TAVERN -- Me3, Saturday. 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Cascades. 703-444-8666.

FUNK BOX -- Everything, Friday; Ozric Tentacles, Saturday; open mike, Monday; Garaj Mahal and O'teil & the Peacemakers, Tuesday; the Bridge and Revision, Wednesday; Mountain and Mark Curran, Thursday. 10 E. Cross St., Baltimore. 410-625-2000.

GREAT FALLS TAVERN -- Willem Dicke, Friday; Adelyn, Saturday; Gary Smallwood, Thursday. 9835 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703-757-4770.

GRIFF'S PLACE -- Ty Braddock & the Branded Men, Friday. 5500 Olney-Laytonsville Rd., Olney. 301-926-0100.

GROG & TANKARD -- Upper Cut, Old School, Inside Voices and Lesser Green, Friday; Minus Wiley, Back to the Hat and Furs, Saturday. 2408 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-3114.

HALF MOON BBQ -- Billy Coulter, Friday; the Nighthawks, Saturday. 8235 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-585-1290.

IOTA -- The John Eddie Band and Cary Hudson, Friday; Ruby Horse and the Upwelling, Saturday; Camera Obscura and the Rosebuds, Monday; the Derailers and the Susan Cowsill Band, Tuesday; open mike, Wednesday; L.P. and Kat Parsons, Thursday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340.

JAXX -- Wasp and Place of Skulls, Friday. 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. 703-569-5940.

J.J. MULDOON'S -- Buddha Belly, Saturday. 16143 Shady Grove Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-8866.

JTK -- Raw Image Band and Superiorgroove, Friday; the Backyard Band and Elevation, Sunday. 4321 Bladensburg Rd., Brentwood. 202-582-8200.

KILI'S KAFE & LOUNGE -- Bryan Mills' Soul Sponge and Devine Nature, Wednesday. 2009 8th St. NW. 202-271-3217.

KILROY'S -- Small Town, Saturday; Johnny Artis, Tuesday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

KING STREET BLUES -- Blues Museum, Friday. 112 N. Asaph St., Alexandria. 703-836-8800.

LEGEND -- EU and Suttle Thoughts, Friday. 3225 Naylor Rd., Temple Hills. 301-894-3535.

MADAM'S ORGAN -- The Soul Truth, Friday; Eric Culbertson, Saturday; Ben Andrews, Tuesday; the Johnny Artis Band, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

NED DEVINE'S/FAIRFAX -- Junkfood, Friday. 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

NED DEVINE'S/HERNDON -- Gonzo's Nose and Locust, Friday; Welbilt, Saturday. 2565 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-7377.

9:30 CLUB -- Kindred the Family Soul and Oktbrwrld, Friday; Kittie, Candria, 36 Crazyfists, Twelve Tribes and Thine Eyes Bleed, Saturday; Everlast and Buddahead, Sunday. 815 V St. NW. 202-393-0930 or 703-218-6500.

OASIS -- Rotoglow, Friday; Eric & Friends, Sunday. 13188 Marina Way, Woodbridge. 703-494-5000.

OTTOBAR -- Vestal Vermin, Secret Crush Society, Egyptian Sun Belly Dancers, the Sirens and Dawn of Man, Friday; Landspeedrecord, the Fleshies, Girlush Figure, Toys That Kill and Gamma Rays, Saturday; Black Cross, Lords, Retisonic and Farewell Hope, Sunday early show; CEX and Make Believe, Sunday late show; Driving in Silence, Small Towns Burn a Little Slower, Farewell My Enemy and Ever We Fall, Thursday. 2549 N. Howard St., Baltimore. 410-662-0069.

OUTTA THE WAY CAFE -- The Unusual Suspects, Saturday; open mike with John Harbison, Thursday. 7503 Redland Rd., Rockville. 301-963-6895.

OZIO -- Andre Fox & David Cribbs, Monday and Wednesday. 1813 M St. NW. 202-822-6000.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- Captain Quint, Friday; Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet, Saturday; Deana Carter, Sunday; Johnny Winter, Monday; Pat McGee, Tuesday-Wednesday; Maria Muldaur, Thursday. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-5111 or 410-268-4545.

RECHER THEATRE -- Finger Eleven, Friday; Wishbone Ash, Saturday; Parallax and Outrage, Sunday; Musiq, Thursday. 512 York Rd., Towson. 410-337-7178.

RHODESIDE GRILL/ARLINGTON -- Bludshot, Friday; Chrome, Saturday. 1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. 703-243-0145.

RIVERSIDE GRILLE -- Tim Metz, Friday. 3050 K St. NW. 202-342-3535.

ROCKBOTTOM BREWERY -- All Together Spent, Saturday. 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-1311.

SAFARI STEAKHOUSE -- Suttle Thoughts, Saturday. 9430 Annapolis Rd., Lanham. 301-459-8100.

SALOUN -- The Unforgiven, Thursday. 3233 M St. NW. 202-965-4900.

SEA SEA & CO. -- Ron MacDonald & Nightwatch, Friday-Saturday. 201 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-690-2004.

SHARK CLUB -- Andre Fox, Tuesday. 14114 Lee Hwy., Centreville. 703-266-1888.

SOBE CAFE -- Maurice Mangum, Thursday. 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. 703-528-0033.

SPANKY'S SHENANIGANS -- Rita Rocks, Friday; Olive Bones, Saturday. 538 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2454.

STAR DINER -- The Sandra Dean Band, Friday; the Distractions, Saturday. 705 Center Point Way, Gaithersburg. 301-921-8222.

STARLAND CAFE -- Mary Ann Redmond, Friday. 5125 MacArthur Blvd. NW. 202-244-9396.

STATE THEATRE -- Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet, Friday; the Bridge and Revision, Tuesday; Garaj Mahal and Oteil Burbridge, Thursday. 220 Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

SULLY'S -- Dog Nation, Friday; Group Therapy, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUMMIT STATION -- Cathy Ponton King, Saturday. 227 E. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-519-9400.

SUNSET GRILLE -- Lost Highway, Friday; Tom Principato, Saturday; the Boonesfarmers, Sunday; Toro Gamble & Friends, Tuesday; the Nighthawks, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. . 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TOWER OAKS LODGE -- Ted Garber, Tuesday. 2 Preserve Pkwy., Rockville. 301-294-0200.

UNCLE SAM'S -- Shane Gamble, Friday; Jerx, Saturday; Liz Briones and Maurice Mangum, Sunday. 1440 Central Park Blvd., Fredericksburg. 540-787-1990.

VILLAGE WHARF -- Nick Adde & Hot Type, Friday; Lost Highway, Saturday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

WHITLOW'S ON WILSON -- Back to Zero, Friday; Junkfood, Saturday; Justin Sheehy, Tuesday; Welbilt, Thursday. 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-276-9693.

ZIG'S -- Jennifer on Sunday and Michael Pearsal, Friday. 531 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-823-2777.

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BOMBAY TANDOOR -- John Bell, Thursday. 8603 Westwood Dr., Vienna. 703-734-2202.

CAFE MOZART -- Temur Tsagaris & Oleg Ternovsky, Friday and Thursday. 1331 H St., NW. 202-347-5732.

CHI-CHA -- French Connection, Sunday; Duende Camaron, Monday; Con Candela, Tuesday; Patrick de Santos & Dan Reynolds, Wednesday; Los del Barrio, Thursday. 1624 U St. NW. 202-234-8400.

FINN MacCOOL'S -- Pete Papageorge, Tuesday-Thursday. 713 Eighth St. SE. 202-547-7100.

FLANAGAN'S -- Irish Accents, Tuesday-Thursday. 7637 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-986-1007.

IRELAND'S FOUR PROVINCES/DC -- Sean Fleming, Friday; Jeff Wathal, Monday-Thursday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

IRELAND'S FOUR PROVINCES/FALLS Church -- Ronan Kavanagh, Friday-Saturday; Jerry Timlin, Thursday. 105 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-8999.

IRELAND'S OWN -- Patrick O'Flaherty & Brook Yoder, Friday-Saturday. 111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-4535.

JAMES JOYCE PUB -- Kevin James, Friday-Saturday. 616 President St., Baltimore. 410-727-5107.

JAMMIN' JAVA -- The Shane Hines Band, Friday; Shannon McNally, Sunday; open mike, Monday; Thao & Drew Gibson, Wednesday. 232 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

KATE'S -- John Longbottom, Friday-Saturday; open mike, Monday; Rocky Guttman, Tuesday-Thursday. 6131 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-866-0860.

MADAM'S ORGAN -- Bob Perilla & Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, Wednesday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

MOON CAFE -- Open mike, Thursday. 137 Prince George St., Annapolis. 410-280-1956.

MRS. O'LEARY'S PUB -- Garryowen, Friday-Saturday; John Mitchell, Thursday. 555 Quince Orchard Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-947-1993.

MURPHY'S/ALEXANDRIA -- Double Down, Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Thursday. 713 King St., Alexandria. 703-548-1717.

O'BRIEN'S OYSTER BAR -- Suzi, Tuesday. 113 Main St., Annapolis. 410-269-0099.

OLD BROGUE -- The Dusty Rose Trio, Friday-Saturday; Danzig & Woolley, Wednesday; open mike, Thursday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

PARKER'S -- Ted Garber, Sunday. 4824 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda. 301-654-6366.

RAGTIME -- First Rays, Friday; Steve Andricos, Saturday; open mike, Sunday; Steve Hagedorn, Tuesday; Taproom Uglies, Wednesday; Taylor Carson, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RESTON-HERNDON FOLK CLUB -- Open mike, Tuesday. Tortilla Factory, 648 Elden St., Herndon. 703-437-7766.

RI-RA IRISH PUB -- Brad & Rob, Friday. 4931 Elm St., Bethesda. 301-657-1122.

ST. ELMO'S COFFEE PUB -- Marjorie Thompson, Saturday. 2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-739-9268.

TIFFANY TAVERN -- No Lee Way, Friday; Capitol Grass, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

WHITLOW'S ON WILSON -- Open mike with Kenny Haddaway, Sunday. 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-276-9693.