- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 22, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772.

• Brass of Peace; Sylvia Alimena, director with Richard Thibadeau, organist. 12:10 p.m. June 28. Free.

National Gallery of Art

West Building, Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/842-6799.

• National Gallery Vocal Arts Ensemble. 6 p.m. June 23. Free.

Olney Theatre Center for the Arts

2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. 301/924-3400.

• “La Tragedie de Carmen.” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through July 17. $15-$39.

Wolf Trap

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

• NSO at Wolf Trap: “Bravo Broadway 2005.” 8:15 p.m. June 23. $18-$38.

• NSO at Wolf Trap: “American Originals: Gershwin, Bernstein & Barber.” 8:15 p.m. June 24. $28-$38.

• NSO at Wolf Trap: “Romantic Titans: Mendelssohn, Liszt & Mahler.” 8:15 p.m. June 25. $28-$38.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Freedom Park

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

• Bluemont Summer Concert Series: Kusun Ensemble. 7 p.m. June 26. $5-$10.

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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

• Wilco and The Roots. 7:30 p.m. June 26. $25-$40.

National Gallery of Art

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

• Summer jazz concerts featuring Jerry Gordon. 5-8 p.m. June 24. Free.

Nissan Pavilion

7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. 202/397-SEAT.

• Dave Matthews Band. 7 p.m. June 26. $39.50-$57.

Wolf Trap

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

• John Hiatt and North Mississippi All-Stars. 8 p.m. June 28. $20-$36.

• Gavin DeGraw, Howie Day and Michael Tolcher. 7:30 p.m. June 29. $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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