- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 17, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• Rachel Barham, soprano. 12:10 p.m. Aug. 23. Free.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

400 Michigan Ave. NE. 8 p.m. 202/526-8300

• Summer Recital Series with Myung Ja Cho. 6 p.m. Aug. 21. Free.

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Free. 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 202/467-4600.

• The Madison Ensemble. Aug. 21.

• Voost Alpine Concert Band. Aug. 22.

• City of Belfast Youth Orchestra. Aug. 25.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6216

• Gerard Gifford, organ recital. 5 p.m. Aug. 28. Free.

Wolf Trap: Filene Center

1551 Trap Road,Vienna. 703/218-6500

• Wolf Trap Opera Company: “Rossini’s ‘Cinderella.” 8 p.m. Aug. 20. $18-$56.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

1st Mariner Arena

201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 202/397-SEAT.

• System of a Down and Mars Volta. 7 p.m. Aug. 22. $30.50-$43.

Freedom Park

Evergreen Mill Road and Tolbert Lane, Leesburg, Va. 703/777-6306.

• Bluemont Summer Concert Series: Pan Masters. 7 p.m. Aug. 21. $5-$10.

National Gallery of Art

Sculpture Garden, Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/737-4215.

• Summer jazz concerts featuring Thad Wilson Quintet. 5-8 p.m. Aug. 19. Free.

Nissan Pavilion

7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. 202/432-SEAT.

• Deuces Wild Tour with Brooks and Dunn, Big & Rich and the Warren Brothers. 6 p.m. Aug. 20. $28.50-$63.25.

Wolf Trap

Filene Center, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna.Information,703/938-2404. Tickets, 703/218-6500.

• Judy Collins with Kenny White. 8 p.m. Aug. 19. $20-$36.

• Huey Lewis & the News. 8 p.m. Aug. 21. $22-$38.

• Meat Loaf. 8 p.m. Aug. 22. $25-$40.

• Chris Isaak and Aslyn. 8 p.m. Aug. 24. $25-$38.

IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS

J. Patrick’s

1371 Andre St., Baltimore. 410/244-8613.

• Laura Byrne and Jimmy Eagan lead 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays. Peter Fitzgerald leads 9 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Beginner session 8-11 p.m. Mondays (no leader).

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703/255-1566.

• Young people’s session led by Betsy O’Malley, 1-3:30 p.m. second Sunday of the month. Beginners 1-2 p.m., intermediates 2-3:30 p.m. Contact [email protected]

Mrs. O’Leary’s Bar and Restaurant

555 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. 301/947-1993.

• Young people’s session led by Karen Ashbrook second Monday of each month. 7-8:30 p.m. beginners, 8:30-9 p.m. intermediate and advanced. Parents welcome. Contact 301/592-0101, [email protected]

Nanny O’Brien’s Bar

3319 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202/686-9189.

• Longest-running Irish session in the area. No designated leader. 8 or 9 p.m. to closing every Monday.

O’Faolain’s Irish Pub and Restaurant

20921 Davenport Drive, Sterling, Va. 703/444-9796.

• Jim Wade and Betsy O’Malley lead. 6-9 p.m. Sundays. Mainly for players of intermediate proficiency. Beginners may attend and are encouraged to tape-record. Contact [email protected]

Ri-Ra Pub and Restaurant

4931 Elm St., Bethesda. 301/657-1122.

• Philippe Varlet and Rob Greenway lead. 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m. Sundays. The first hour is a slower jam, so less-experienced players may participate. Contact [email protected]

The Royal Mile Restaurant and Bar

2407 Price Ave., Wheaton 301/948-4511

• Sessions on the fourth Sunday of each month. Adult session 7 p.m.-closing, led by Dennis Botzer. Children’s session 5-6:30 p.m., led by Mitch Fanning

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