- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 15, 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. 703/573-SEAT.

• Sam Bush Band. Sept. 17.

• Schooner Fare. Sept. 18.

• The Commitments. Sept. 19-20.

• Julia Fordham. Sept. 21.

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).

• Minus the Bear and Paris Texas. Sept. 16.

• Lungfish, Et At It. Sept. 17.

• The Thrills and The Zutons. Sept. 18.

• The Melvins and Convulsant. Sept. 19.

• Sonic Circuits Festival. Sept. 20.

• Crimson Sweet and Thee Shams. Sept. 21.

• Medications. Sept. 22.

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 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 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 8:30 and 9 p.m. $8-$15. 703/522-8340.

• Joseph Arthur. Sept. 16.

• Jon Dee Graham and The Silos. Sept. 17.

• The Ocean Blue and Riverside. Sept. 18.

• Open mike night. Sept. 22.

Jaxx Nightclub

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

• Michael Schenker. Sept. 17.

• Sybreed and Freak House. Sept. 18.

• Shadows Fall and Canderia. Sept. 19.

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.

• Teada. Sept. 16.

• Jimmy Landry and Beth Wood. Sept. 17.

• Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. Sept. 18.

• Speechwriters LLC. Sept. 19.

• Peter Tork and James Lee Stanley. Sept. 21.

• Bill Miller. Sept. 22.

9:30 Club

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

• Trashcan Sinatras. Sept. 16.

• Citizen Cope. Sept. 17.

• Robert Randolph & The Family Band. Sept. 18.

• George Clinton and the P-Funk Allstars. Sept. 21.

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.

• Lucybell. Sept. 16.

• The Iguanas and The Grandsons. Sept. 18.

• Davisson Brothers and Low Dog. Sept. 21.

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.

• Soldiers of Jah Army. Sept. 16.

• Worry Stones. Sept. 17.

• The Jerx. Sept. 18.

• Blakes Brother Jeff. Sept. 21.

• John Previti’s Tribute to Mingus and Monk. Sept. 22.

Velvet Lounge

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

• Haunted House and No Doctors. Sept. 16.

• Run Silent Run Deep. Sept. 17.

• Cartel. Sept. 18.

• Miscellaneous Flux. Sept. 19.

• Morris, Visqueen and Full Minute of Mercury. Sept. 20.

• The Shivers and Red Hunter. Sept. 21.

• Replicator and Shaffer the Dark Lord. Sept. 22.

VIP Club

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

• VIP Fridays. Sept. 17.

• Plush Saturdays. Sept. 18.

• Glamour Sundays. Sept. 19.

Zig’s

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

• Damion Wolfe and DNA. Sept. 16.

• Steve McWilliams. Sept. 17.

• Cedar Hawk. Sept. 19.

JAZZ/BLUES

Blues Alley

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

• An Evening With Branford Marsalis. Sept. 16-19.

• Perry Conticchio Quartet. Sept. 22.

Bohemian Caverns

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

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

Ice House Cafe

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

• Open mike. 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.

Zig’s

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

• Julianne Wae’s Jazz Night. 8 p.m. Sept. 21.

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.

• Kathleen Madigan. Through Sept. 19.

• Open mike night. Sept. 21.

• Improv comedy with The DC Improv Comedy School cast. Sept. 22.

Savoy Suites

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

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

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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