- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 24, 2005

JAZZ/BLUES

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.

Bistro Bistro

4021 S. 28th St., Arlington. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 703/379-0300.

• Live jazz and dance band with LaMont Mitchell and Friends. Wednesday.

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.

Greg Piccolo. Aug. 18.

• James Cotton. Aug. 19-20. #

• 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.

• Matsutake Steak & Sushi

4121 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703/351-8787.

Live jazz and dance band with LaMont Mitchell & Friends. Friday. 7 p.m.

• 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.

Bobby Slayton. Aug. 25-28.

• DC’s Best for the Best. Aug. 30.

• Jackie Flynn. Aug. 31-Sept. 4.

• Zig’s

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

Comedy Zone featuring national comedians. Aug. 26-27.

• 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.

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

CLUBS

POP AND ROCK

Bioko

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

• DJ. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

Birchmere Music Hall

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

• Emmylou Harris. Aug. 25.

• Kim Waters. Aug. 26.

• Tower of Power. Aug. 27.

• Raul Midon. Aug. 28.

• Wolfstone and Seven Nations. Aug. 28.

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).

• Wooly Mammoth and Owls & Crowns. Aug. 25.

• Caligari. Aug. 26.

• Nouveau Riche. Aug. 27.

• Death by Sexy and Lascivial. Aug. 28.

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. Thursday.

• Gibraltar. Monday.

• Con Candela. Tuesday.

• Patrick de Santos. Wednesday.

Crossroads

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

• DJ. 10 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Five

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

• Latin Flava. Thursday.

• Breathe and Pearl. Friday.

• M3. Saturday.

• Trade. Sunday.

Iota

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

• The Wailin’ Jennys with Dennis Jay. Aug. 25.

• Willie Strings and the Players. Aug. 26.

• Cartel DC. Aug. 27.

• American Song with Virginia and Blue Dots. Aug. 28.

• Rick Monroe. Aug. 29.

• JP Hyland. Aug. 30.

• Open-mike night. Aug. 31.

J.J. Muldoon’s Restaurant and Saloon

16143 Shady Grove Road, Gaithersburg. Shows 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.

• Johnny A and Julian Velard. Aug. 25.

• Pierce Pettis. Aug. 26.

• Pepper’s Ghost and the Echoes. Aug. 26. (late show).

• Cecilia and Jubeus. Aug. 27.

• Evan Bliss. Aug. 28.

• Glen Phillips. Aug. 29-30.

• The Getaway Car and Lucy Woodward. Aug. 31.

9:30 Club

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

• Emmet Swimming with State Radio. Aug. 26.

• Official Chuck Brown birthday party. Aug. 27.

• Raheem Devaughn. Aug. 28.

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.

• Platinum Sundays. Sunday.

The Rams Head Tavern

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

• Melissa Manchester. Aug. 25.

• Ethel Ennis. Aug. 26.

• Kim Waters. Aug. 27.

• Paul Cebar and the Milwaukeeans. Aug. 28.

• 1964: The Tribute. Aug. 31.

Recher Theatre

512 York Road, Towson, Md. Doors open at 7 p.m. 703/218-6500.

• Umphrey’s McGee. Aug. 25.

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. 202/397-SEAT.

• David Allan Coe. Aug. 26.

• Bludshot and RPM. Aug. 27.

• Just. Aug. 30.

Whitlow’s on Wilson

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

• Creekside. Aug. 25.

• Ballyhoo. Aug. 26.

• Back to Zero. Aug. 27.

• Hi-String. Aug. 30.

• Bobby Thompson Band. Aug. 31.

Velvet Lounge

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

• Pale Blue Dot and Hotel Yes. Aug. 25.

• 100 Years and Loser Beat Winners. Aug. 26.

• Big Daddy Chrome and Rockbot. Aug. 27.

Zig’s

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

• Eduardo Garcia Jazz Trio. Aug. 25.

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