- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 12, 2004

CLUBS

POP AND ROCK

Basin Street Lounge

219 King St., Alexandria. Shows start at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $5 cover charge Friday and Saturday. 703/549-1141.

• Rotating musical acts with focus on jazz artists.

Bioko

5313 Georgia Ave. NW. 202/722-4800.

• Open mike, poetry. 7-8 p.m. Thursday.

• DJ. Friday.

Birchmere Music Hall

3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Shows 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 202/432-SEAT.

• Jerry Jeff Walker and the Gonzo Compadres Band. May 13.

• The Seldom Scene and Gibson Brothers. May 14.

• Schooner Fare. May 15.

• Eric Johnson. May 18.

• Taj Mahal Trio and Raul Midon. May 19-20.

Black Cat

1811 14th St. NW. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays, 6 p.m.-3 a.m. weekends. 202/667-7960 (information); 202/432-SEAT (tickets).

• Sloan and The Kicks. May 13

• Q and Not U. May 14.

• Trans AM. May 15.

• Strike Anywhere. May 16.

• Shortstack, Transgressors and Neko Case. May 17.

• Pash Tatanka. May 18.

Blue Moon Cafe

11753 Lee Highway, Sperryville, Va. Most shows at 8:30 p.m. 540/987-3162.

• Open mike night every Friday.

Bohager’s

515 S. Eden St., Fells Point, Baltimore. 410/563-7220.

• Rotating musicians on Fridays. Call for schedule. 5 p.m.

Chi-Cha Lounge

1624 U St. NW. 202/234-8400. Shows at 9:30 p.m.

• Los del Barrio. Saturday.

• French Connection. Sunday.

• Duende Camaron. Monday.

• Con Candela. Tuesday.

Crossroads

3988 University Drive, Fairfax. 703/352-1547.

• DJ. 10 p.m. Wednesday.

• Live music. 8 p.m. Friday and Sunday.

Fat Tuesday’s

10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Shows at 9 p.m. 703/385-5717.

• Jah Works. Friday.

• Midnight Spaghetti. Saturday.

• Jimmy Cole’s Blues All-Stars. Sunday.

Five

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

• Abstract Motion. Wednesday.

• Groove Gumbo. Thursday.

• Pearl. Friday.

• Music Makes Magic. Saturday.

• Sunday Mass. Sunday.

Iota

2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shows at 8:30 and 9 p.m. $8-$15. 703/522-8340.

• Califone and That 1 Guy. May 13.

• Cast Iron Filter with Nefrit El-Or. May 14.

• Rhodes Tavern Troubadour. May 15.

• Kristin Hersh and 50 Foot Wave. May 16.

• Bone Pony with Ingram Hill. May 17.

• Open Mic Night. May 19.

Jaxx Nightclub

6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703/569-5940.

• The Tubes, The Michael Sheppard Group, Precious Roii, Fuzzy, and Logic. May 14.

• Jackyl, Torn, JParis, Twist of Faite. May 15.

J.J. Muldoon’s Restaurant and Saloon

16143 Shady Grove Road, Gaithersburg. 8 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, unless otherwise noted. 301/258-8866.

• Karaoke. Thursday.

Jammin’ Java

231 Maple Ave., Vienna. All shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $7-$16. 703/255-1566.

• Andy Waldeck. May 13.

• Robbie Schaefer CD Release. May 14-15.

• The Michael Fath Group. May 16.

• Parkinsongs CD Release. May 17.

• Steve Poltz. May 19.

9:30 Club

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

• Josh Kelley, Toby Lightman and Justin Jones. May 13.

• Him with Soul. May 14.

• Mission of Burma. May 15.

• Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One. May 16.

• Zero 7. May 19.

Old Brogue

760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. 703/759-3309. Shows 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

• Open mike night every first and third Thursday. 9 p.m.

Platinum

915 F St. NW. 202/393-3555.

• College night. Thursday.

• Paradise. Friday.

• Beautiful Saturdays. Saturday.

Remington’s of Laurel

3340 Fort Meade Road, Laurel. 301/490-7000.

• Karaoke every night

State Theatre

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Call for showtimes. $7-$20. 202/432-SEAT.

• Saffire. May 14.

• Railroad Earth. May 15.

• Jeff Austin and Chris Castino. May 20.

Uncle Jed’s Roadhouse

7525 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. 301/913-0026. 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

• P-Nut. Thursday.

Whitlow’s on Wilson

2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703/276-9693. 10 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

• Welbilt. May 13.

• Johnny Artis. May 14.

• Jerx. May 15.

• Acoustic open mike with Kenny Haddaway. May 16.

Velvet Lounge

915 U St. NW. 202/462-3213. Shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

• Original Jones. May 13.

• The Florenteensy. May 14.

• Local 221 Band Union Launch Party. May 15.

• Nikki Sudden, Josh Cole and AJ Roach. May 16.

• Brothers Past. May 19.

VIP Club

932 F St. NW. 202/347-7200.

• VIP Fridays. May 14.

• Plush Saturdays. May 15.

• Glamour Sundays. May 16.

Zig’s

4531 Duke St., Alexandria. 703/823-2777.

• Los Pimpos. May 13.

• Flynn and John Stone. May 14.

• Julianne Woe’s Jazz Night. May 18.

• Eduardo Garcia. May 19.

JAZZ/BLUES

Blues Alley

Wisconsin Avenue south of M Street NW. Shows at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., also 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.

• Pieces of a Dream. May 13-16.

• Keith Ailer. May 18.

• Elliot Levine. May 19.

• Blue Comets. May 20.

• Lalah Hathaway. May 21-23.

Bohemian Caverns

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

• Live jazz and dinner special. 6 p.m. Thursday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Ice House Cafe

760 Elden St., Herndon. Shows 8 p.m.-midnight.

• Open mike. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Pier 7 Restaurant

Channel Inn Hotel, 650 Water St. SW. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday; 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 7:30-11:30 p.m. Sunday. 202/554-2500.

• Rotating blues and jazz acts.

ACOUSTIC/FOLK

Fish Market

105 King St., Alexandria. Shows at 8 p.m. 703/836-5676.

• Live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Round Table

4859 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 202/362-1250.

• Butch Grant. Sunday and Monday.

COMEDY

The Improv

1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday; 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 202/296-7008.

• John Pinette. May 13-16.

• DC Improv Comedy School Cast. May 19.

Savoy Suites

2505 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202/337-9700.

• Headliners Comedy Club. Shows 9 p.m. Saturday. $10. 301/647-5745.

Zig’s

4531 Duke St., Alexandria. 703/823-2777.

• Comedy Zone. May 15. 8 and 10:30 p.m.

JAZZ, PIANO, CABARET

Garden Terrace Lounge

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

• Live jazz. 3-6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. and 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Grill

Morrison House, 116 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. 703/838-8000.

• Pianist-vocalist Pat Rohrer. 8 p.m.-midnight. Thursday-Saturday.

Le Canard

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

• Pianist Reinhard Liebig. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Monday.

Lobby Lounge, Tysons Corner

Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. 703/506-4300.

• Rotating pianists 2-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 2-11:30 p.m. Friday, noon-11:30 p.m. Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday.

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.

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