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UNCLE EARL -- Friday at 12:30. Free. Borders Books, 600 14th St. NW. 737-1385.

MICHAEL FEINSTEIN -- Friday at 8. The Mansion at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

COLIN JAMES and George Fulginiti-Shakar, Friday at 8. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1830 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-232-2995.

USTAD MAHWASH & ENSEMBLE Kaboul -- Friday at 8. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787.

SOUHAIL KASPAR & JOHN Bilezikjian -- Friday at 8. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 571-332-4865.

GEORGE WINSTON -- Friday at 8 and Saturday at 7:30. The Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-938-2404.

JUDITH OWEN -- Saturday at 2. Free. Olsson's Books, 418 Seventh S. NW. 202-638-7610.

THE REDD BROTHERS -- Saturday at 5. Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-589-4041.

STEVE ROSLONEK -- Saturday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

CAPITAL ACCORD CHORUS -- Saturday at 7. Schweinhaut Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 301-585-2422.

SINGING CAPITAL CHORUS -- Saturday at 7:30. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 301-801-0232 or 202-994-6800.

GWEN STEFANI and the Black Eyed Peas, Saturday at 8. Patriot Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 202-397-7328 or 703-993-3000.

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

ANNE GARRELS -- Saturday at 8. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500.

DEON CLARK -- Saturday at 8. John Addison Concert Hall, Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070.

MAGGIE SANSONE & FRIENDS -- Saturday at 8. Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 202-397-7328 or 703-790-0123.

MASTERS OF CARIBBEAN MUSIC -- Saturday at 8. Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson. 410-337-6333.

MASTERS OF CARIBBEAN MUSIC -- Sunday at 2. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

CLIFF WALDRON & THE NEW Shades of Grass and the Shenandoah Travelers, Sunday at 2. Rappahannock County High School, Route 211, Washington, Va. 540-937-3185.

GOOD DEALE BLUEGRASS BAND -- Sunday at 4. Lewistown Fire Hall, 11101 Hessong Bridge Rd., Frederick. 301-694-3535.

THE ALAN BLAYLOCK QUARTET with Paige Wroble, Sunday at 4:30. Unity Center, 14088 Sullyfield Circle, Chantilly. 703-257-4111.

KATHY MATTEA -- Sunday at 7. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410-263-5544.

MARY SUE TWOHY and Dede Wyland, Monday at 7:30. Sponsored by the Institute of Musical Traditions at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville. 301-754-3611.

SCYTHIAN -- Tuesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

TOWSON U. FACULTY JAZZ Ensemble, Tuesday at 6 and 8:15. Center for the Arts, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

SWEET THUNDER JAZZ TRIO -- Tuesday at 7. Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Rd., Rockville. 240-773-9410.

KAREN KOHLER & JED DISTLER -- Tuesday at 7:30. German Embassy. 4645 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-863-2662.

THE CHRISTOPHER DEAN BAND -- Wednesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324.

WILLIE NELSON -- Wednesday at 8. Patriot Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 202-397-7328 or 703-993-3000.

HOWARD U. JAZZ ENSEMBLE -- Thursday at 12:40. Free. Rankin Memorial Chapel, Howard University, 2400 Sixth St. NW. 202-806-7082.

ALEXANDER MITCHELL -- Thursday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

RACHELLE FERRELL and Rahsaan Patterson, Thursday at 7:30. Warner Theatre, 13th and E NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-783-4000.

ARMY BLUES -- Thursday at 7:30. Free. Brucker Hall, 204 Lee Ave., Fort Myer, Arlington. 703-696-3399.

MOUNTAIN HEART and the Good Deale Bluegrass Band, Thursday at 8. The Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-938-2404.

THE BOBS -- Thursday at 8. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500.

BEN FOLDS -- Thursday at 8, with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 877-276-1444 or 301-581-5100.

TRISHA YEARWOOD -- Thursday at 8. Hippodrome, France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. 410-547-7328 or 410-752-7444.

Dancing

CONTRATOPIA -- Friday at 8:30; contra lesson at 7:30. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-320-7757 or 301-320-2330.

THE DARYL DAVIS BAND -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

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

EDELWEISS BAND -- Saturday at 8. Sponsored by the Arminius Social Club at the Woman's Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd., Bethesda. 301-559-1944 or 301-649-3212.

THE BROOKS TEGLER BIG BAND -- Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-340-9732 or 301-320-2330.

COLVIN RUN DANCE BAND -- Saturday at 9; cha cha lesson at 8. Colvin Run Schoolhouse, 10201 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. 703-430-6557.

CONTRATOPIA -- Sunday at 3:30; waltz workshop at 3. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-238-0230 or 301-320-2330.

CONTRA REBELS -- Tuesday at 8:30. Cherry Hill RV Park Conference Center, 9800 Cherry Hill Rd., College Park. 301-762-2231 or 410-268-0231.

KING TEDDY -- Tuesday at 9. Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-359-9882.

DOC SCANTLIN & HIS IMPERIAL Palms Orchestra, Thursday at 8. Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 301-855-9102.