Rock | Pop | Blues

AFTERWORDS -- Blues Museum, Saturday. 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-387-1462.

ANDY'S -- August West, Saturday; open mike, Wednesday. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown, Md. 410-778-6779.

APEHANGERS -- Nuttin' Fancy, Friday. 9100 Crain Hwy., Bel Alton, Md. 301-753-1650.

BANGKOK BLUES -- The Boonesfarmers, Friday; Robert Lighthouse, Saturday; Mike Thornton, Sunday; Orange Line Special, Wednesday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095.

BENTZ STREET RAW BAR -- The Smokin' Polecats, Saturday. 6 S. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-694-9134.

BLACK CAT -- The Shakedowns, the Five Maseratis and Ready Steady Go, Friday; Mae, Working Title and Waking Ashland, Sunday; Burning Brides, the Explosion and the Rolling Blackouts, Monday; Bellflur and Crime & Judy, Tuesday; Mothertongue women's spoken word show, Wednesday; Azita and Sam Jayne, Thursday. 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-7960 or 202-667-4490.

BLUES ALLEY -- Totally Confused & the Totally Confused Horns, Sunday. 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW (rear). 202-337-4141.

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

BOHEMIAN CAVERNS -- Open mike, Wednesday; Blues Project, Thursday. 2001 11th St. NW. 202-299-0800.

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

BREWBAKER'S -- Evick, Saturday. 168 N. Loudoun St., Winchester. 540-535-0111.

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

BUNGALO BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY -- Charles Parker, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALO BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA -- Tony Munnings, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

BUSHWALLER'S -- Reese & DeSanto, Friday; Blue Nevada, Saturday; the Neil Foley Duo, Sunday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CANTINA MARINA -- Wil Gravatt, Friday; Band of Blue, Saturday; Gary Smallwood, Sunday; Tony Munnings, Thursday. 600 Water St. SW. 202-554-8396.

CAT'S EYE PUB -- The Shambells, Friday; Chas DePaolo and Patrick Alban & Noche Latina, Saturday; Roy Carrier & the Night Rockers, Sunday; Wild Rice, Tuesday; Jeff Sarli, Wednesday; Willbilly, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866.

CHAMPIONS/FREDERICK -- Low Life, Friday; Juiced, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pk., Frederick. 301-846-0089.

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

CHAMPIONS/ROCKVILLE -- Uncle Chunky, Saturday. 1776 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301-231-4949.

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE -- John Erwin, Sunday. 1811 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg. 540-548-3092.

CLARENDON GRILL -- Liquid A, Friday; Laura Lea & Tripp Fabulous, Saturday; Jake & Joe, Wednesday. 1101 N. Highland St., Arlington. 703-524-7455.

CLUB AMAZON -- Lissen and Y2K, Saturday. 13501 Baltimore Ave., Laurel. 301-210-3466.

CLUBHOUSE -- Quiet Fire, Saturday. 9008 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-331-0998.

CLYDE'S -- Bob Hume, 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; Fran Scuderi, Wednesday. 3236 M St. NW. 202-333-9180.

COWBOY CAFE NORTH -- Band of Blue, Thursday. 4792 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-243-8010.

CRAB HOUSE -- Mike Wilkinson, Wednesday. 12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy., Fairfax. 703-968-2601.

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

DC9 -- The Phobes, Group Sounds and Camera, Friday; Run Silent Run Deep, Greenstine and Don Zientara, Saturday; the Sams and Von Stella, Tuesday; Innate, Dr. Beckett and Sit Calm, Wednesday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.

ELLINGTON'S -- Henry Chung & Clarence Turner, Thursday. 424 Eighth St. SE. 202-546-8308.

FADO IRISH PUB -- John Luskey, Saturday. 808 7th St. NW. 202-789-0066.

FAST EDDIE'S/ALEXANDRIA -- Harmless Prank, Friday. 6220 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. 703-660-9444.

FAST EDDIE'S/CENTREVILLE -- Don Chapman, Friday; Marco Gonzalez, Saturday. 14114 Lee Hwy., Centreville. 703-266-1888.

FAST EDDIE'S/FAIRFAX -- Nightwork, Friday; Shag,

Saturday; Jackie Gino, Wednesday. 9687 Lee Hwy., Fairfax.


FAT TUESDAY'S/FAIRFAX -- Furious George, Friday; Ordinary Way, Saturday; Gary Smallwood, Wednesday; Laid Back, Thursday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

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

FOXCHASE TAVERN -- Circle Box, Friday; Dog Nation, Saturday. 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Cascades. 703-444-8666.

FUNK BOX -- The Kelly Bell Band, Friday; Granola Funk Express and Theresa Andersson, Sunday; open mike, Monday; John Eddie & Roger Clyne, Tuesday; the Bridge and Townhall, Wednesday; Can't Hang, Thursday. 10 E. Cross St., Baltimore. 410-625-2000.

GENOVA'S -- R.T. Walton & Drew Davidsen, Saturday. 230 Hanover Pike, Hampstead. 410-239-4100.

GREAT FALLS TAVERN -- Willem Dicke, Friday; Tony Munnings, 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.

HALF MOON BBQ -- Open mike with Bob Perilla, Tuesday; Ruth & Greg's Half Moon Jamboree, Thursday. 8235 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-585-1290.

HOPSFROG GRILLE -- Patty Reese, Wednesday. 5745 Burke Centre Pkwy., Burke. 703-239-9324.

INN ZONE -- Smylin' Jack, Friday. 7395 Lee Hwy., Falls Church. 703-876-6716.

IOTA -- Last Train Home and Los Diablos, Friday; Last Train Home and the Hunger Mountain Boys, Saturday; Last Train Home and the Kevin Cordt Quartet, Sunday afternoon; Amy Rigby and Joy Lynn White, Sunday evening; Sam Shaber, Kyler England & Christine Havrilla, Monday; the Nadas and Pink Tricity, Tuesday; open mike, Wednesday; Ricky Fante, Thursday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340.

ISLAND JIM'S -- Little Red & the Grenades, Wednesday. 901 Monroe St. NE. 202-529-4002.

JAMMIN' JAVA -- Nappy Brown & the King Bees, Friday; Cecilia, Saturday; Lincoln Holcombe & Dennis Jay, Sunday; open mike, Monday; Politicks and the Walnut Grove Band, Tuesday; Hamell on Trial, Wednesday. 231 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

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

J.V.'S -- The Waverly Milor Blues Band, Friday; Catfish Hodge, Saturday; Dave Elliott & the Redneck Jazz Band, Sunday; the Joe Stanley Band, Monday; Billy Hancock & the Fat Boys, Tuesday; open mike, Wednesday; Eric King & the Thin Line, Thursday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504.

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

KILROY'S -- The Railriders, Saturday; Judge Smith, Tuesday. 5250 Port Royal Rd., Springfield. 703-321-7733.

LASICK'S -- The Smokin' Polecats, Friday. 9128 Baltimore Ave., College Park. 301-441-2040.

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

LUNA PARK GRILLE -- Circle of Thirds, Friday; the Strohs, Saturday. 5866 N. Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-237-5862.

MADAM'S ORGAN -- Catfish Hodge, Friday; Deb Callahan, Saturday; the Pete Beck Band, Sunday; Ben Andrews, Tuesday; Patrick Alban & Noche Latina, Thursday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

NATION -- Ozomatli, Kinky and Del Castillo, Sunday. 1015 Half St. SE. 202-554-1500 or 202-432-7328.

NED DEVINE'S/HERNDON -- Love Seed Mama Jump, Friday; Gonzo's Nose, Saturday. 2565 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-7377.

9:30 CLUB -- Taking Back Sunday, Honorary Title and Stars Hide Fire, Friday; Low Life and Second Self, Saturday; Further Seems Forever, the Kicks, Brandston and Salem, Tuesday; the Presidents of the United States of America and Washington Social Club, Wednesday. 815 V St. NW. 202-393-0930 or 703-218-6500.

OASIS -- Butter, Friday; Lionize, Sunday. 13188 Marina Way, Woodbridge. 703-494-5000.

OTTOBAR -- Liars Academy, Channels, Bear vs. Shark and Codeseven, Friday; Finch, Recover, Counterfeit and First Aid Kit, Saturday; Charm City Soul Club and Selector Pablo Fiasco, Tuesday; Streelight Manifesto, Big D & the Kids Table, Karmella's Game, Downtown Singapore and Julian Gallows, Wednesday. 2549 N. Howard St., Baltimore. 410-662-0069.

OUTTA THE WAY CAFE -- Melanie Mason, 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 -- Y-Not, Friday; Strawberry Fields, Sunday; Roger Clyne & Steve Poltz, Monday; Theresa Andersson, Tuesday; Katie Melua, Wednesday; Naked Blue, Thursday. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-5111 or 410-268-4545.

RECHER THEATRE -- LC, Yesterdays News, Safejacket and Fourth Element, Friday; Fallout, Unaware and Passiou, Sunday. 512 York Rd., Towson. 410-337-7178.

RHODESIDE GRILL/ARLINGTON -- Willy Strings & the Players, Friday; Bludshot, Saturday; Gary Cocuzzi, Wednesday; Junknugget, Thursday. 1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. 703-243-0145.

SAFARI STEAKHOUSE -- Familiar Faces, Friday; 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 -- Laurence McKenna, Thursday. 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. 703-528-0033.

SOUTH RIDING INN -- Smoke 'n' Mirrors, Saturday. 43090 Peacock Market Square, South Riding. 703-327-8055.

STATE THEATRE -- Indecision, Friday; Tea Leaf Green, Tuesday. 220 Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

STONEWALL'S -- Eric & Friends, Friday. 44050 Woodridge Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-729-4081.

SULLY'S -- Cheap Date, Friday; Smylin' Jack, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE -- Cactus Liquors, Saturday; the Boonesfarmers, Sunday; Toro Gamble & Friends, Tuesday; Diva Martini, Wednesday. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-658-0928.

TOWER OAKS LODGE -- John Harbison, Tuesday; Harry Traynham, Wednesday. 2 Preserve Pkwy., Rockville. 301-294-0200.

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

VILLAGE WHARF -- Small Town, Friday; Soul Tones of Swing, Saturday. 7966 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-0661.

WHITLOW'S ON WILSON -- Warehouse, Friday; the Kelly Bell Band, Saturday; Soldiers of Jah Army, Thursday. 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-276-9693.

Acoustic | Irish | World

BALDWIN'S STATION -- Maggie Sansone, Lisa Moscatiello, Fred Lieder & Laura Byrne, Wednesday. 7618 Main St., Sykesville. 410-795-1041.

BIRCHMERE -- John Eddie & Roger Clyne, Saturday in the bandstand; Toby Lightman & Ari Hest, Wednesday; Todd Snider & Mary Prankster, Thursday. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

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

BUSHWALLER'S -- Kevin James, Wednesday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

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.

CRAB CAKE FACTORY -- R.T. Walton, Friday. 1803 W. St., Annapolis. 410-626-9900.

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

FLANAGAN'S -- Scythian, Friday-Saturday; the Johnny Artis Band, Wednesday-Thursday. 7637 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-986-1007.

IRELAND'S FOUR PROVINCES/DC -- Roger Henderson, Friday-Saturday; Brook Yoder, Sunday-Monday; the McTeggarts, Tuesday-Thursday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

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

IRELAND'S OWN -- Don Cobert and Patrick O'Flaherty, Friday-Saturday; Patrick O'Flaherty, Sunday-Monday; Don Cobert and Fergus Kennedy, Tuesday-Thursday. 111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-4535.

IRISH TIMES -- Pete Papageorge, Friday-Saturday and Thursday. 14 F St. NW. 202-543-5433.

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

JAMMIN' JAVA -- Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Thursday. 232 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

KATE'S -- Dave Berry, Friday- Saturday; open mike, Sunday; Double Down, Tuesday-Thursday. 6131 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 703-866-0860.

KIRKPATRICK'S -- Kevin James, Tuesday. 44050 Ashburn Village Blvd., Ashburn. 703-724-9801.

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 -- Jim Hartley, Friday-Saturday; Pat Garvey, Thursday. Saturday. 555 Quince Orchard Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-947-1993.

MURPHY'S/ALEXANDRIA -- Kevin James, Thursday. 713 King St., Alexandria. 703-548-1717.

O'BRIEN'S BARBECUE -- Kim & Reggie Harris, Wednesday. 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. 301-340-8596.

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

OLD BROGUE -- Marshall Artz, Friday-Saturday; Tom Blood & Bill Enderlin, Wednesday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

OLD HOUSE VINEYARDS -- Dave Goodrich, Saturday. 18341 Corkys Lane, Culpeper. 540-423-1032.

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

RAGTIME -- Steve Andricos, Friday; Brother Shamus, Saturday; open mike, Sunday; Claire Gilbride, Tuesday; J.P. Hyland, Wednesday; Bumper, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RESTON-HERNDON FOLK CLUB -- Paul Reisler & Amy Speace, Tuesday. Tortilla Factory, 648 Elden St., Herndon. 703-437-7766.

ST. ELMO'S COFFEE PUB -- Mike Elosh, Friday; Jeff Stapleton, Saturday; Steve Gellman, Wednesday. 2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-739-9268.

STARLAND CAFE -- Beth Patterson, Friday. 5125 MacArthur Blvd. NW. 202-244-9396.

TIFFANY TAVERN -- The Shaw Brothers and Pete Melano, Friday; Mill Run, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.

ZIG'S -- Nork and Quakers, Friday. 4531 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-823-2777.