POP AND ROCK
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.
Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women. Dec. 17.
Maggie’s Music Christmas. Dec. 18.
Martin Sexton. Dec. 21-22.
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).
Andy Zipf and Denison Witmer. Dec. 15.
Lake Trout and Cedars. Dec. 16.
Army of Me, the Whips and the Bonapartes. Dec. 17.
Hand Fed Babies and Cornel West Theory. Dec. 19.
The Pressure Sounds and the Rootworkers. Dec. 20.
Two if by Sea and the Bullet Parade. Dec. 21.
Blue Moon Cafe
11753 Lee Highway, Sperryville, Va. Most shows at 8:30 p.m. 540/987-3162.
Open-mike night every Friday.
515 S. Eden St., Fells Point, Baltimore. 410/563-7220.
Rotating musicians Fridays. Call for schedule. 5 p.m.
1624 U St. NW. 202/234-8400. Shows at 9:30 p.m.
Los del Barrio. Thursday.
Con Candela. Tuesday.
Patrick de Santos. Wednesday.
1214-B 18th St. NW. 202/331-7123.
Mark Farina and Dj Hanik. Dec. 16.
Kaskade. Dec. 17.
Latin Flava. Thursday.
Absolute Addiction and Pearl. Friday.
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shows 8:30 and 9 p.m. $8-$15.
The Damnwells and LP. Dec. 15.
Last Train Home with Garrison Starr and Amelia White. Dec. 16.
Last Train Home with Julie Lee. Dec. 17.
Dean Fields. Dec. 18.
LeJeune. Dec. 20.
Open-mike night. Dec. 21.
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.
227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. All shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $7-$16. 703/255-1566.
Jane Siberry. Dec. 15.
Yedil Khussainov. Dec. 17.
Brindley Brothers, Brainfang and Abigail Kiser. (Late Show) Dec. 17.
Wassailing with the Dog Waggers. Dec. 18.
Open-mike night. Dec. 19.
Gary Ferguson and Jordan Tice. Dec. 20.
The Throes, Jessi Canning and Aircraft. Dec. 21.
815 V St. NW. Shows 6-11 p.m. 202/393-0930.
Cyndi Lauper. Dec. 16.
Carbon Leaf. (Two shows). Dec. 18.
Disturbed. Dec. 19-20.
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.
915 F St. NW. 202/393-3555.
College night. Thursday.
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.
Stacey Kent. Dec. 15.
Saffire — The Uppity Blues Women. Dec. 16.
Roy Clark. Dec. 17.
Reverend Billy C. Wirtz. Dec. 18.
Los Straitjackets. Dec. 19.
An Annapolis Christmas. Dec. 20.
Pat McGee. Dec. 21-22.
512 York Road, Towson, Md. Doors open at 7 p.m. 703/218-6500.
Danielia Cotton. Dec. 15.
Florez. Dec. 17.
Remington’s of Laurel
3340 Fort Meade Road, Laurel. 301/490-7000.
Karaoke every night
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Call for showtimes. $7-$20. 202/397-SEAT.
New Riders of the Purple Sage. Dec. 15.
Don McLean. Dec. 16.
Whitlow’s on Wilson
2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703/276-9693 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
Flashback. Dec. 15.
Reverend Hookums. Dec. 16.
John Luske Band. Dec. 17.
Bobby Thompson. Dec. 20.
915 U St., NW. 202/462-3213.
Run Silent Run Deep. Dec. 16.
The Guins. Dec. 17.
Bethany Yarrow and Rufus Cappadocia. Dec. 18.
Zig’s Bar and Grill
4531 Duke St., Alexandria.703/823-2777.
Peyaqua. Dec. 15.
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.
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 Northwest. 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.
Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra, “The Duke Ellington Nutcracker Suite. Dec. 15.
Marcus Johnson Project. Dec. 16-18.
Rachel Z Trio. Dec. 19.
Travessia, “A Holiday Celebration.” Dec. 20.
The Capitol Bones Big Band, “A Stan Kenton Christmas.” Dec. 21.
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 and 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.
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.
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday.
Jim Short. Through Dec. 18.
DC Comedy Showcase. Dec. 20.
The DC Improv Comedy School Cast. Dec. 21.
4531 Duke St., Alexandria. 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. 703/823-2777.
Comedy Zone featuring national comedians. Dec. 16-17.
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.
Morrison House, 116 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. 703/838-8000.
Pianist-vocalist Pat Rohrer. 8 p.m.-midnight. Thursday-Saturday.
132 Branch Road SE, Vienna. 703/281-0070.
Pianist Reinhard Liebig. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Monday.
@Cal-Event: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.#
200 E St. SW. 202/554-2100.
Piano music 6-10 p.m. weekdays. Jazz brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.
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.