- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 9, 2007

JAZZ/BLUES

Blues Alley

Wisconsin Avenue, south of M Street NW. Shows at 8 and 10 p.m. and midnight Friday and Saturday. Preferred seating with 6 p.m. dinner show ($9 minimum purchase and $2.25 surcharge for all shows). 202/337-4141.

• Tony Martucci. Aug. 9. $18.

• Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes. Aug. 11, 12. $25.

• Alex Brown. Aug. 13. $20.

• Mark Mosley Quartet. Aug. 14. $18.

• Tom Browne, “Mr. Jamaica Funk.” Aug. 15. $25.

Bohemian Caverns

2001 11th St. NW. 202/299-0800

• The Young Lions. Every Friday.

• Ital Stew. Every Sunday.

• Thad Wilson Jazz Orchestra. Every Monday.

COMEDY

The Improv

1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday.

• HBO Comedy Festival Contest. Aug. 9.

• Patrice Oneal. Aug. 10-12.

Zig’s

4531 Duke St., Alexandria. 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. 703/823-2777.

• Comedy Zone featuring national comedians. Every Friday and Saturday.

JAZZ, PIANO, CABARET

Garden Terrace Lounge

Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202/342-0444.

• Piano music. 2-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.

• Jazz performance. 8 p.m.-midnight. Saturday.

Le Canard

132 Branch Road SE, Vienna. 703/281-0070.

• Pianist Peter Robinson. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Market Inn

200 E St. SW. 202/554-2100.

• Piano music 6-10 p.m. weekdays. Jazz brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

Opus 88

Hilton McLean at Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. 703/761-5159.

• Pianist Michael Terence. 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Town and Country Lounge

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202/347-3000.

• Pianist Dan Ruskin. 5:30-8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

• Rotating pianists. 8 p.m.-midnight Friday, Saturday.

CLUBS

POP AND ROCK

Birchmere Music Hall

3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Shows 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 703/573-SEAT.

The Saw Doctors. Aug. 9.

Jane Monheit. Aug. 10.

Vivian Green. Aug. 11.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds and the Nighthawks. Aug. 12.

The Young Dubliners with Cara. Aug. 14.

Steve Cole & Marcus Mitchell. Aug. 16.

Colbie Caillat. Aug. 18.

Joan Osborne. Aug. 19.

Minnie Driver. Aug. 20.

Dwele. Aug. 21.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Aug. 22.

Black Cat

1811 14th St. NW. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays, 6 p.m.-3 a.m. weekends. 202/667-7960 (information), 202/397-SEAT (tickets).

Alleged Bricks, Supreme Commander and Pessimist Parade. Aug. 9.

Shortstack, Garland of Hours and Kitty Hawk. Aug. 10.

The Aggrolites, the Rootworkers, the Ambitions. Aug. 12.

They Shoot Horses Don’t They?, Ostinato, Karate Bear. Aug. 14.

A Place to Bury Strangers, Airiel. Aug. 15.

Club Five

1214-B 18th St. NW. 202/331-7123.

Chronos: Alternative/Gothic Night. Every Thursday.

Absolute Addiction and Pearl. Every Friday.

Iota

2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shows 8:30 and 9 p.m. $8-$15.

Joan as Police Woman with Vandaveer. Aug. 9.

Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles with Eilen Jewell. Aug. 10.

Jason Boland and the Stragglers. Aug. 10.

The Burning Hearts with Kid Goat. Aug. 12.

Bottle Rockets with Joshua James. Aug. 13.

Paul Curreri with Joe Rathbone and Devon Sproule. Aug. 14.

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave., Vienna. $7-$16. 703/255-1566.

Cary Brothers, Stars of Track and Field and William Fitzsmmons. Aug. 9.

Shane Hines and the Trance with Julian Velard and the Getaway Car. Aug. 10.

Brave and Phideaux. Aug. 11.

Gandal Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. Aug. 11.

Holiday Parade, The Mile After, Every Avenue. Aug. 13.

Manchester Orchestra, Colour Revolt, Unwed Sailor. Aug. 14.

9:30 Club

815 V St. NW. Shows 6-11 p.m. 202/393-0930.

Amel Larrieux. Aug. 10.

Mae. Aug. 11.

Darkest Hour. Aug. 12.

Stone Sour. Aug. 13.

Rams Head Live

20 Market Place, Power Plant Live! Baltimore. 410/244-1131, ramsheadlive.com.

Zappa Plays Zappa. Aug. 9.

Guru’s Jazzmatazz. Aug. 10.

Kottonmouth Kings and Tech N9ne. Aug. 12.

Rise Against. Aug. 16.

Rams Head Tavern

33 West St., Annapolis. Shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 410/268-4545, ramsheadtavern.com.

Jullian Velard. Aug. 9.

The Peace Creeps. Aug. 10.

Jeff Lorber. Aug. 11

Peter and Gordon. Aug. 12.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Aug. 13-14.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars. Aug. 15.

State Theatre

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Call for showtimes. $7-$20. 703/237-0300.

Jazzmatazz. Aug. 9.

Dark Star Orchestra. Aug. 10.

The Birthday Massacre. Aug. 11.

The Yardbirds. Aug. 12.

Bruce in the USA. Aug. 17.

Velvet Lounge

915 U St. NW. 202/462-3213.

Shakeltons, 451, Stripmall Ballads. Aug. 9.

Benefit for John Stabb of Government Issue. Aug. 10.

Deleted Scenes, Distance to Empty, Downtown Harvest. Aug. 11.

The Smyrk, Sneakthief. Aug. 12.

French Kiss Coma, The Private Sea. Aug. 13.

Kohoutek Dashin Gassoudan, Mike Tamburo, Tusk Lord, the Cutest Puppy in the World. Aug. 15.

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