- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 24, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• Sonya Kim, piano. 12:10 p.m. Aug. 30. Free.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception



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

• Summer Recital Series with Ronald Stolk. 6 p.m. Aug. 28. Free.

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

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

• City of Belfast Youth Orchestra. Aug. 25.

• Chicago Classical Oriental Ensemble. Aug. 31.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6216

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

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

1st Mariner Arena

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

• Hilary Duff. 7 p.m. Aug. 27. $33-$43.

MCI Center

Seventh and F streets NW. 202/397-SEAT.

• Scream Tour featuring Bow Wow, Omarion, Marques Houston and others. 8 p.m. Aug. 26. $45.

Merriweather Post Pavilion

10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Md. 202/397-SEAT.

• Green Day and Jimmy Eat World. 6 p.m. Aug. 30. $35 -$45.

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

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

• Mike Phillips. Aug. 26.

• Phat Albert. Aug. 27.

• Mark Geary. Aug. 29.

• Mavis John, CFS Pantasy Steel Orchestra and Shiv Shataki Dance Company. Aug. 30.

National Gallery of Art

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

• Summer jazz concerts featuring Bossalingo. 5-8 p.m. Aug. 26. Free.

Nissan Pavilion

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

• 311, Papa Roach and Unwritten Law. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 26. $23.50-$31.

Wolf Trap

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

• Alice Cooper and Cheap Trick. 7 p.m. Aug. 25. $25-$42.

• Steve Miller Band. 8 p.m. Aug. 27. $25-$42.

• The Beach Boys. 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 28. $25-$34.

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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