Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.
National Trustees’ NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra. 6 p.m. July 24. Free.
Rock Creek Park
Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th street and Colorado avenue, NW. 202/467-4600.
National Symphony Orchestra. 7 p.m. July 15-16. Free.
Strathmore Hall Music Center
5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 202/433-4011.
BSO at Strathmore. 8 p.m. July 14. $10.
POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER
Evergreen Mill Road and Tolbert Lane, Leesburg, Va. 703/777-6306.
Bluemont Summer Concert Series: Mary Ann Redmond. 7 p.m. July 17. $5-$10.
Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Md. 202/397-SEAT.
3 Doors Down, Staind, Breaking Benjamin and No Address. 6:30 p.m. July 19. $29.50-$61.
National Gallery of Art
Sculpture Garden, Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue, NW. 202/737-4215.
Summer jazz concerts featuring Robert Silverman Jazz Trio. 5-8 p.m. July 15. Free.
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow. 202/432-SEAT.
Allman Brothers Band. 6:30 p.m. July 17. $15-$45.
John Mellencamp and John Fogerty. 7 p.m. July 19. $25-$68.50.
Filene Center, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Information, 703/938-2404. Tickets, 703/218-6500.
Blues Traveler and Virginia Coalition. 8 p.m. July 14. $25-$36.
The Temptations and The Four Tops. 7:30 p.m. July 15. $22-$36.
Carole King. 8 p.m. July 16. $25-$42.
Tom Jones and Tower or Power. 8 p.m. July 17. $22-$40.
IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS
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).
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@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.