9. Ray Charles and Ruth Brown at Wolf Trap; Carlene Carter at the Birchmere; Lava Love at Bayou; Alabama, Clint Black and Suzie Boguss at Capital Centre. 10. Dave Edmunds at Lisner; Billy Bragg at 9:30; Geri Allen Trio at Blues Alley; Robin Petrie and Danny Carnahan at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 11. Carl Anderson at Blues Alley; Chris Smither and Bill Morrisey at Birchmere; Keely Smith at Anton's through 16. 12. Teresa Trull at Birchmere; Feelies and Ben Vaughn at 9:30. 14. Schooner Fare at Birchmere through 15; Heart and Black Crowes at Patriot Centre; Gil Scott-Heron and Keith Killgo at Howard's Crampton Auditorium; Jimmy McGriff Quartet at Blues Alley through 6. 15. John Denver at Wolf Trap; Tommy Keene and the Cavedogs at 9:30; Isley Brothers and Angela Winbush at Constitution Hall; Ahmad Abdullah and the Solomonic Sextet at d.c. space. 16. Billy Idol and Faith No More at Capital Centre; Regina Belle at Wolf Trap; Aleka's Attic at the Bayou; Bopera House at Baird (and at Blues Alley on 16); Adamski at 9:30; Izalco, Makeka, Miguel Calderon, Los Cuatro de Cordoba, Los Primos del Paraguay and Terra-Nova at Calvary United Methodist Church. 17. Lowen and Navarro at Birchmere. 18. Kenny Rankin at Blues Alley through 19; Pursuit of Happiness at 9:30; Jerry Jeff Walker at Birchmere through 19; Diane Schurr at Anton's through 23. 21. Flora Purim and Airto Moreira at Blues Alley through 23; Winter Hours at 9:30; Ken Peplowksi Quintet at One Step Down through 22. 22. Allman Brothers Band at Post Pavilion; 20th annual Potomac River Jazz Club picnic at Blob's Park, Jessup, Md.; Nancy Wilson at Baird; Salif Keita and Kamaru at Kilimanjaro's. 23. Terrell at 9:30; Becky Hobbs at Zed's; Blues Traveler at Bayou; Michael Weiss at Baird. 24. Nils Lofgren at Birchmere through 25; Dorothy Donegan at Blues Alley; Pheromones at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 25. Special EFX at Blues Alley through 26; Steve Allen at Anton's through 30; Pantera at Bayou. 26. Emmylou Harris, Schooner Fare, Charlie Byrd and Pete Kennedy, Allen Damron, Fat City and Donal Leace at Post Pavilion; Asleep at the Wheel at Birchmere; Texas Tornados at Bayou; Ultra Vivid Scene at Bayou. 27. Harper Brothers at Blues Alley; Foetus at 9:30; the Sundays at Gaston Hall. 28. Pylon at 9:30; Bobby Watson and Horizon at One Step Down through 29; tLarry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers at Birchmere; Ray and Cilla Fisher at WES Auditorium; Four Stars at Kilimanjaro's. 29. Youssou N'Dour and Hugh Masakela at Constitution Hall; Shinehead at Kilimanjaro's; David Wilcox and James Keeloghan at Birchmere; Cassandra Wilson at d.c. space. 30. World Party at Lisner; Monty Alexander at Baird; LeRoy Parnell and Michelle Wright at Zed's; Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at Gaston Hall.
OCTOBER 1. Dread Zepellin, Strawberry Zots and the Now at Richie Coliseum; Richard Tee at Blues Alley; Lee Murdock and Laura Wetzler at Silver Spring Unitarian Church; Weirdos at 9:30; John "Dr. Dirt" Valby at Bayou. 2. Barbara Cook at Anton's through 7; Son Seals at Blues Alley; Bad Manners at 9:30; Masters of Reality at Bayou. 3. Jesus Jones at 9:30; Scatterbrain at Bayou; Kevin Eubanks at Blues Alley through 7. 4. Branford Marsalis and Terence Blanchard at Lisner; Merle Saunders at Bayou; Flotsam and Jetsam at 9:30; Mal Waldron and Chico Freeman at One Step Down. 5. Yo La Tengo at 9:30; McCoy Tyner Trio at Montpelier Cultural Arts Center. 6. Sun Ra Arkestra, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, Jamaladeen Tacuma, Odeon Pope Trio at Freedom Plaza. 7. M.C. Hammer and Dino at the Patriot Centre; 2 Live Crew at 9:30; Donald Byrd and the Blackbyrds at Crampton Auditorium; Marsha Thornton at Zed's; Allen Ginsberg and Jim Carroll at Birchmere. 8. Pat Metheny Trio at Blues Alley; Wonderstuff at 9:30; David Schnauffer and Jeanne Mackey at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 9. Mel Torme at Anton's through 14; Phish at Bayou. 10. Monty Alexander at Blues Alley through 14; Djavan and Ricardo Silvero at Bayou. 11. Bill Bruford's Earthworks at Bayou; Christopher Hollyday Quartet at Barns; Vio-lence and Defiance at 9:30. 12. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown at Barns; Laurel Masse at Baird; Maze at Constitution Hall; Gay Bikers on Acid at 9:30; Jon Metzger Quartet at Montpelier Cultural Arts Center. 13. Cleo Laine and John Dankworth at Center for the Arts, George Mason University; James Dapogny Chicago Jazz Band and Alex Hassan at Kennedy Center Terrace Theatre; Maura O'Connell at Birchmere; Mashville Bluegrass Band at Barns. 14. David Baerwald at Bayou; The Radiators at the Bayou through 15. 15. Rippingtons at Blues Alley through 16; Gene Loves Jezebel and Concrete Blonde at Lisner; Lou and Peter Berryman at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 16. Marianne Faithfull at 9:30; Michael Martin Murphy at Birchmere. 17. Della Reese at Anton's through 21; Widespread Panic at Bayou; Los Kiarkos at Birchmere; Lubricated Goat at 9:30; Sacred Drums with Max Roach, Mongo Santamaria and Babatunde Olantunji at Ellington School Theatre. 18. Karen Akers at Blues Alley through 21; Patricia Kaas at Bayou. 19. Acoustic Alchemy at Barns; MC 900 Foot Jesus and Consolidated at 9:30; 20. Si Kahn at Barns; Randy Travis and Ricky Van Shelton at Baltimore Arena; Galaxy 500 at 9:30. 21. Dave Stewart and the Cosmic Cowboys at Bayou; Firehose and Scrawl at 9:30. 22. Liz Story at Blues Alley; June Tabor at Silver Spring Unitarian Church; Crazy Eights at the Bayou. 23. Pat Boone at Anton's through 28; Ramsey Lewis at Blues Alley through 28; Happy Drivers, Roadrunners and Garcon Bouchere at Bayou. 24. Robert Cray at Constitution Hall; Tuck and Patti at Birchmere; David Grisman at Bayou; Richie Havens and Cliff Eberhardt at Barns. 25. Taj Mahal at Barns; "Salute to Satchmo" at Alden Theatre; Sweet at Bayou; Philip Glass and the Glass Ensemble perform "Koyaanisqatsi" at Lisner through 25. 26. Schooner Fare at Barns through 27; Steve Hancoff at Montpelier Cultural Arts Center. 27. Peter Rowan at Birchmere. 28. Tito Puente at Baird; Beggar's Velvet at WES Auditorium. 29. Bobs at Barns; Bobbie Wayne and Paris Kern at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 30. Do Diddley atr Anton's through Nov. 4; Pancho Sanchez at Blues Alley through 31; Jenny Morris at Bayou. 31. Kelly Willis and Rhythm Ranch at Birchmere. NOVEMBER 1. Mongo Santamaria at Blues Alley through 4; Richard Lewis and Randy Newman at Constitution Hall; Ketama at Bayou; John McCutcheon at Barns through 2. 2. Buskin and Batteau at Birchmere through 2; Joe Henderson at One Step Down through 3; Derek Bailey and Shaking Ray Levis at d.c. space; Charles Covington at Montpelier Cultural Arts Center. 3. Roberta Flack at Center for the Arts, George Mason University; John Renbourn and Bert Jansch at Barns. 5. Nancy Wilson at Blues Alley through 10; Judy Small at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 6. Lou Rawls at Anton's through 11; Leo Kottke at Birchmere through 7. 7. Fleetwood Mac at Capital Centre; Marcus Roberts at Barns. 9. Guy Clark, Robert Earl Keen and Townes Van Zant at Birchmere; Beausoleil at Barns through 10; Aswad, Foundation and Donovan at Kilimanjaro's; Los Lobos at Lisner. 10. Gordon Bok, Ann Mayou Muir and Ed Trickett at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church; Michael Hedges at Lisner; Dillards at Birchmere; Conway Twitty, George Jones and Statler Brothers at Baltimore Arena. 11. Whispers at Constitution Hall; Tret Fure at Birchmere; Billy Cobham at Blues Alley. 12. Crux at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 13. Charlie Byrd at Blues Alley through 18; Spinners at Anton's through 18. 15. Cocteau Twins at Lisner; Peter Broetzmann Trio at d.c.space. 16. Peter Allen at Lisner; Frank Wess and Michael Weiss at One Step Down through 17; Louis Scheer and Tommy Cecil at Montpelier Cultural Arts Center. 17. John Hartford at Birchmere; Steven Wright at Lisner through 18. 19. Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsun at Silver Spring Unitarian Church. 20. Mary Chapin Carpenter at Birchmere through 21; Phyllis Hyman at Blues Alley through 25; Ronnie Wells at Anton's through 25. 23. John Eaton at Barns; O'Jays at Constitution Hall; Art Farmer/Clifford Jordan Quintet at One Step Down through 24. 25. Scott Robinson at Baird. 26. Daddy Long Legs at Silver Spring Unitarian. 27. Lionel Hampton at Anton's through Dec. 2. 29. Fred Koeller and Ashley Cleveland at Barns; Christmas Revels at Lisner through Dec. 2. 30. Frank Morgan at Barns; Schooner Fare at Birchmere through Dec. 1.; Ralph Moore Quintet at One Step Down through Dec. 1.
DECEMBER 1 George Shearing and Richard Stoltzman at Center for the Arts, George Mason University; Doug Richards Octet, Ronnie Wells and Ron Elliston, Mark Tucker at Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. 2. Dizzy Gillespie, Carmen McRae, Hank Jones at Baird; Ferron at Birchmere. 3. George Winston at Kennedy Center Concert Hall. 4. Dizzy Gillespie at Blues Alley through 9; Eartha Kitt at Anton's through 9; Watersons and Martin Carthy at Birchmere. 5. Marty Stuart at Birchmere; Spencer Barefield Quartet at d.c.space. 7. Kate Clinton at Lisner; Tommy Makem at Birchmere. 8. Sonny Rollins at Lisner; Tom Rush at Birchmere; Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer and Len Cabral at Montgomery Blair High School Auditorium. 11. Wynton Marsalis at Blues Alley through 16. 14. Christine Lavin, David Wilcox, Patty Larkin, John Gorka at Birchmere. 15. Winter Solstice at Blair. 18. Anne Hampton Calloway at Anton's through 23. 20. Stanley Turrentine at Blues Alley through 23. 26. Ahmad Jamal at Blues Alley through 31; John Gary at Anton's through 31. 27. Anita Baker at Constitution Hall through 28. 29. Shaw Brothers and Smith Sisters at Birchmere.