- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 29, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

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.

Kennedy Center

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• National Trustees’ NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra. 6 p.m. July 10. Free.

Wolf Trap

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

• NSO at Wolf Trap: All-Tchaikovsky: “Russian Bells and Cannons.” 8:15 p.m. July 7. $28-$38.

• NSO at Wolf Trap: “A Cole Porter Celebration.” 8:15 p.m. July 8. $28-$38.

• NSO at Wolf Trap: Verdi, Puccini, Bizet & Wagner: “Murder and Other Operatic Mayhem.” 8:15 p.m. July 9. $28-$38.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Freedom Park

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

• Bluemont Summer Concert Series: Daryl Davis Band. 7 p.m. July 3. $5-$10.

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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

• Sugar Water Festival with Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Queen Latifah and Floetry. 5:30 p.m. July 9. $40-$75.

National Gallery of Art

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

• Summer jazz concerts featuring Perry Conticchio Quartet. 5-8 p.m. July 1. Free.

Wolf Trap

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

• The Smothers Brothers Show and the Kingston Trio. 8 p.m. June 30. $20-$34.

• Grand Ole Opry. 8 p.m. July 1. $22-$36.

• Moody Blues. 8 p.m. July 2. $25-$42.

• Michael Buble. 8 p.m. July 3. $22-$38.

• Donna Summer. 8 p.m. July 5. $22-$38.

• Chicago. 8 p.m. July 6. $25-$42.

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]s.com.

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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