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ALLEGRO -- Lil' Red & the Grenades, Friday; Johnny Steele, Saturday. 13476 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. 301-384-3040.

ANDY'S -- Meridian, Friday; Leah Morgan, Saturday. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown, Md. 410-778-6779.

AUSTIN GRILL -- Dagmar & the Seductones, Thursday. 919 Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring. 240-247-8969.

BANGKOK BLUES -- Radio Mosaic, Friday; Robert Lighthouse, Saturday; open mike, Tuesday; Bob Elliot & Friends, Thursday. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-534-0095.

BIRCHMERE -- The Commitments, Sunday-Monday; Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra, Thursday. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500.

BLACK CAT -- Lungfish, Et At It and Entrance, Friday; the Thrills and the Zutons, Saturday; the Melvins, Convulsant and Vaz, Sunday; Crimson Sweet and The Shams, Tuesday; Medications and Ibid, Wednesday; Engine Down, These Arms Are Snakes and the Husbands, 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 -- Lafayette Gilchrist, Friday; 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 -- The Plunge, Saturday. 168 N. Loudoun St., Winchester. 540-535-0111.

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

BUFFALO WING U. -- Dog Nation, Saturday. 10312 Willard Way, Fairfax. 703-273-6336.

BUNGALO BILLIARDS/CASCADES -- Shane Gamble, Tuesday. 46300 McClellan Way, Sterling. 703-421-3776.

BUNGALO BILLIARDS/CHANTILLY -- Gary Cocuzzi, Tuesday. 13891 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-502-3925.

BUNGALO BILLIARDS/FRANCONIA -- Gary Thomas & Jeff Larrick, Tuesday. 7003-C Manchester Blvd., Alexandria. 703-924-8730.

BUNGALO BILLIARDS/SHIRLINGTON -- Gary Smallwood, Tuesday. 2766 Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington. 703-578-0020.

BUSHWALLER'S -- Uncle Chunky, Friday; the Shane Gamble Duo, Saturday; the Michael Patricks, Sunday. 209 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-695-6988.

CANTINA MARINA -- Jake Phillips, Saturday; Shane Gamble, Sunday. 600 Water St. SW. 202-554-8396.

CARMELLO'S -- Laurence McKenna, Friday. 9108 Center St., Manassas. 703-368-5522.

CAT'S EYE PUB -- The Shambells, Friday; P.J. Ellis & the Witchdoctors and the Remnants, Saturday; the Swingin' Swamis, Sunday; Timmy Shelley, Tuesday; Jeff Sarli, Wednesday; June Star, Thursday. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore. 410-276-9866.

CHAMPION BILLIARDS/Frederick -- The Naturals, Friday; Smylin' Jack, Saturday. 5205 Buckeystown Pk., Frederick. 301-846-0089.

CHAMPION BILLIARDS/Laurel -- Silent Partner, Saturday. 904 Upper Fairlawn Ave., Laurel. 301-604-1300.

CHAMPION BILLIARDS/Towson -- Serious Jokers, Friday. 1969 E. Joppa Rd., Towson. 410-665-7500.

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE -- The Off Starr Band, Friday; Maurice Mangum, Sunday; open mike with Dave Goodrich, Wednesday. Stormin' Norman, Thursday. 1811 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg. 540-548-3092.

CLARENDON GRILL -- Chorduroy, Friday; Jake & Joe, Wednesday. 1101 N. Highland St., Arlington. 703-524-7455.

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

CLUB LEVELS -- Sugar Bear and EU, Thursday. 1960 Montana Ave. NE. 202-269-0100.

CLUBHOUSE -- Breaking Form, Saturday. 9008 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-331-0998.

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

CLYDE'S -- John Harbison & Jim Preston, Monday; Fran Scuderi, Wednesday. 3236 M St. NW. 202-333-9180.

COWBOY CAFE NORTH -- Shane McLaughlin, 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 -- Small Town, Wednesday. 529 S. 23rd St., Arlington. 703-521-8215.

DC9 -- Bravenoise, Here Today and Brice Woodall, Friday; the Methadones and the Dents, Saturday; Morris, Monday; Renee Heartfelt, Hail Social and Josh Shultz, Tuesday; Koshari, Queen Bee and Aledo, Thursday. 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000.

DOUGHERTY'S -- Zipper, Friday. 2055 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. 540-657-8985.

DOWN UNDER -- Lucia & Levi, Saturday. 301 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-490-0904.

DUKE'S -- Gary Cocuzzi, Friday. 1755 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-838-9600.

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

FADO IRISH PUB -- Franklin Lounge, Saturday. 808 7th St. NW. 202-789-0066.

FAST EDDIE'S/ALEXANDRIA -- Too Damn Big, Friday. 6220 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. 703-660-9444.

FAST EDDIE'S/CENTREVILLE -- Willem Dicke, Friday-Saturday. 14114 Lee Hwy., Centreville. 703-266-1888.

FAST EDDIE'S/FAIRFAX -- Eric King & the Thin Line, Saturday; Jackie Gino, Wednesday. 9687 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-385-7529.

FAT TUESDAY'S/FAIRFAX -- Trip Lizard, Friday; Ordinary War, Saturday; Gordon & Ryan, Wednesday; Laid Back, Thursday. 10673 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

FIRESTONE'S -- Tristan Wasley and Blue Eyed Devils, Friday; Bone Daddy, Saturday; Basement Breaks, Thursday. 105 N. Market St., Frederick. 301-663-0330.

FLANAGAN'S -- Mary Ann Redmond, Sunday; ; the Johnny Artis Band, Wednesday-Thursday. 7637 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-986-1007.

FOXCHASE TAVERN -- The Plunge, Friday; Smylin' Jack, Saturday. 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Cascades. 703-444-8666.

FRONT PAGE -- High Maintenance, Thursday. 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-248-9990.

FUNK BOX -- The Subdudes and Jr. Cline & the Recliners, Friday; the Reagan Years, Saturday; the Kelly Bell Band, Deanna Bogart and others, Sunday; Dizzy Reed's Hollywood Bulldozer and Rotoglow, Tuesday; Big in Japan and Lotus, Wednesday; Mr. Greengenes, Thursday. 10 E. Cross St., Baltimore. 410-625-2000.

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

GROG & TANKARD -- Supersonic, Valeze, Quadropus and Plastic Containers, Friday; Bill Mercurio, Mark Vedete, Random Access, Scarlit and Alter Q, Saturday; open mike, Monday; Junction and Yclept, Wednesday; Darnel and Lotus, Thursday. 2408 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-3114.

HALF MOON BBQ -- Hillbilly Jazz, Friday; open mike with Bob Perilla, Tuesday; Ruth & Greg, 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 -- Jon Dee Graham and the Silos, Friday; Ocean Blue and Riverside, Saturday; open mike, Wednesday; By Devine Right, Thursday. 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340.

JAMMIN' JAVA -- Speechwriters LLC and Throwback, Sunday afternoon. 231 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

JAXX -- Michael Schenker and Uli Jon Roth, Friday; Sybreed and Freak House, Saturday; Shadows Fall and Canderia, Sunday; Tony C & the Truth, Monday; the Vibrators, the Social Dropouts and Group 36, Tuesday. 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. 703-569-5940.

J.J. MULDOON'S -- Undercover, Saturday; Gary Brown, Sunday; Tom Blood, Wednesday. 16143 Shady Grove Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-8866.

JOSEPH'S -- The Kenny Haddaway Trio, Saturday. 2403 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-524-2722.

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

J.V.'S -- Dagmar & the Seductones, Saturday. 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 703-241-9504.

KC'S -- Don Chapman, Sunday; Scott Fallon, Tuesday. 9550 Center St., Manassas. 703-361-2400.

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

LAST MANGO -- Evick, Saturday. 654 Centerpoint Way, Gaithersburg. 240-243-0545.

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

LUNA PARK GRILLE -- Caraway, Friday. 5866 N. Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-237-5862.

MADAM'S ORGAN -- Cathy Ponton King, Saturday. 2461 18th St. NW. 202-667-5370.

MY WAY -- Domestic Violins, Friday; Local Traffic, Saturday. 9920 Washington Blvd., Laurel. 301-497-9494.

NATION -- Tesla, Sunday. 1015 Half St. SE. 202-554-1500 or 202-432-7328.

NED DEVINE'S/FAIRFAX -- Boogiehawg, Friday; Welbilt, Saturday. 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

NED DEVINE'S/HERNDON -- 39 Mariner, Friday; Fighting Gravity, Saturday. 2565 Centreville Rd., Herndon. 703-793-7377.

NEIGHBOR'S -- GrooveQuest, Saturday. 262-D Cedar Lane SE, Vienna. 703-698-8010.

9:30 CLUB -- Citizen Cope, Friday; Good Charlotte, Saturday early show; Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Saturday late show; George Clinton & the P-Funk Allstars, Tuesday; the Walkmen, Metric and Colin Steel, Thursday. 815 V St. NW. 202-393-0930 or 703-218-6500.

OASIS -- Furious George, Friday. 13188 Marina Way, Woodbridge. 703-494-5000.

OTTOBAR -- Dead Meadow and Oneida, Saturday; Sixtoo and Blockhead, Sunday; Her Space Holiday, Neotropic, Octavious and Thavius Beck, Monday; Calvin Johnson and Mt. Eerie, Tuesday; Love Is Red, A Perfect Murder and Suffocate Faster, Wednesday; Hawthorne Heights, Bayside, the Break and Number One Fan, Thursday. 2549 N. Howard St., Baltimore. 410-662-0069.

OUTTA THE WAY CAFE -- Rodeo Mosaic, 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.

PHILADELPHIA TAVERN -- Steve Keith, Friday; Free Flowing Musical Experience, Saturday. 9413 Main St., Manassas. 703-393-1776.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans, Friday; Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, Saturday; Ottmar Liebert, Sunday; Charlie Hunter, Wednesday; War, Thursday. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-5111 or 410-268-4545.

RECHER THEATRE -- The Bridge, Friday; Soulfly, Saturday; Tantric and 12 Stones, Sunday; They Might Be Giants, Thursday. 512 York Rd., Towson. 410-337-7178.

RHODESIDE GRILL/ARLINGTON -- Bludshot, Friday; Street Legal, Saturday; Michael Mulvaney, Wednesday; Pallino, Thursday. 1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. 703-243-0145.

RIVERSIDE GRILLE -- Jake Phillips, Friday. 3050 K St. NW. 202-342-3535.

ROCKBOTTOM BREWERY -- The Worrystones, Saturday. 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-1311.

ST. ELMO'S COFFEE PUB -- Oktbrwrld, Wednesday. 2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-739-9268.

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.

SHOOTER McGEE'S -- Patty Reese, Thursday. 5239 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-751-9266.

SOUTH RIDING INN -- Shag, Saturday. 43090 Peacock Market Square, South Riding. 703-327-8055.

STATE THEATRE -- The Iguanas, Saturday; the Davisson Brothers, Tuesday; David Allan Coe, Thursday. 220 Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300.

STONEWALL'S -- The Tom Principato Band, Friday. 44050 Woodridge Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-729-4081.

SULLY'S -- The Evick Band, Friday; Hot Buttered Elvis, Saturday. 14513 Lee Jackson Hwy., Chantilly. 703-818-9292.

SUNSET GRILLE -- Linwood Taylor, Friday; Cactus Liquors, Saturday; the Boonesfarmers, Sunday; Toro Gamble & Friends, Tuesday; Diva Martini, Wednesday; Johnny Castle's Thrillbillys, Thursday. 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; Reverend Hookems, Saturday; Willem Dicke, Sunday. 1440 Central Park Blvd., Fredericksburg. 540-787-1990.

VELVET LOUNGE -- Miscellaneous Flux, Sunday. 915 U St. NW. 202-462-3213.

WHITLOW'S ON WILSON -- Jerx, Saturday; Blake's Brother Jeff, Tuesday. 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-276-9693.

ZIG'S -- EFT and Steve McWilliams, Friday; the Rusket Band and Joel Burleson, Thursday. 531 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-823-2777.

Acoustic | Irish | World

BALDWIN'S STATION -- Rosie Shipley & Lisa Moscatiello, Wednesday. 7618 Main St., Sykesville. 410-795-1041.

BIRCHMERE -- The Sam Bush Band, Friday; Schooner Fare, Saturday; Julia Fordham and Andy Stochansky, Tuesday. 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.

CARIBOU COFFEE/OLNEY -- Songwriters' Association of Washington open mike, Friday. 18101 Olney Village Mart Dr., Olney. 301-570-0909.

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.

FINEWINE -- Brian Gross, Saturday. 20A Grand Corner Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-987-5933.

FLANAGAN'S -- Sherwood Blues, Friday-Saturday; North Sea Gas, Sunday. 7637 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-986-1007.

FREDERICK COFFEE CO. -- Showcase with Steve Key's showcase with Rachel Cross, J.B. Beverley and others, Monday. East and Church streets, Frederick. 301-698-0039.

IRELAND'S FOUR PROVINCES/DC -- The McTeggarts, Friday-Saturday; Roger Henderson, Sunday; Jeff Wathal, Tuesday and Thursday; the Fenians, Wednesday. 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-244-0860.

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

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

JAMMIN' JAVA -- Jimmy Landry & Beth Wood, Friday; One Horse Town, Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Saturday; the Raucus Revelles Jug Band, Sunday evening; Peter Tork and James Lee Stanley, Tuesday; Bill Miller, Wednesday; Wolfstone, Thursday. 232 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566.

KATE'S -- Double Down, Friday-Saturday; open mike, Monday; Dave Berry, 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 -- Jim Hartley, Friday-Saturday; Roger Henderson, Thursday. 555 Quince Orchard Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-947-1993.

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

O'BRIEN'S BARBECUE -- Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen and Penelope Swales, 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 Arts, Friday-Saturday; Tom Blood & Bill Enderlin, Wednesday. 760 Walker Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-3309.

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

RAGTIME -- Steve Andricos, Friday; Cerulean Groove, Saturday; open mike, Sunday; Claire Gilbride, Tuesday; the Walnut Grove Band, Wednesday; Scratch Track, Thursday. 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-4003.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- Julia Fordham, Monday. 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-5111 or 410-268-4545.

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

ROCKVILLE COFFEEHOUSE -- Sally Shuffield, David A. Alberding and the Mystic Warriors, Saturday. Rockville United Methodist Church, 112 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville. 301-762-2288.

ROYAL MILE PUB -- John Mornini, Sunday. 2407 Price Ave., Wheaton. 301-946-4511.

ST. ELMO'S COFFEE PUB -- Mike Elosh, Friday; Braided Cord, Saturday. 2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-739-9268.

SEAN DONLON'S -- Off the Boat, Friday-Saturday; Dan Haas, Sunday; the Michael Patricks, Tuesday; Waken at Seven, Thursday. 37 West St., Annapolis. 410-263-1993.

STARLAND CAFE -- Jan Smith, Friday. 5125 MacArthur Blvd. NW. 202-244-9396.

TIFFANY TAVERN -- New Mode Grass, Friday; Skystone, Saturday; open mike, Monday-Thursday. 1116 King St., Alexandria. 703-836-8844.