- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 14, 2005

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St. NW. 703/277-7772

• Music of Mexico, Mariachi Estrellas. 12:10 p.m. Sept. 20. Free.

Kennedy Center

Opera House, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• Washington National Opera, “I Vespri Siciliani.” 7 p.m. Sept. 17, Oct. 1; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 22, 28, Oct. 4; 2 p.m. Sept. 25. $45- $290.

Kennedy Center

Terrace Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• NSO, “Prelude Festival Chamber Music Concert.” 2 p.m. Sept. 18. $34.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6216

• Jean Christophe Geiser, organ recital. 5 p.m. Sept. 18. Free.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Bull Run Park

7700 Bull Run Drive, Centreville. 800/965-9324.

• “Awakening Music Festival,” with Jeremy Camp, Bethany Dillon and Tree 63. Noon. Sept. 17. $12.50-$15.

Prince William County Fairgrounds

S. Route 234 and Business Route 234, Manassas. 800/965-9324.

• “Shoutfest,” with Jars of Clay, Seventh Day Slumber and Krystal Meyers. 10 a.m. Sept. 17. $12-$25.

Kennedy Center

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

• NSO Pops, “An Evening with Brian Stokes Mitchell.” 7 p.m. Sept. 15; 8 p.m. Sept. 16-17. $20-$80.

Kennedy Center

Eisenhower Theater, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• Thelonious Monk International Jazz Guitar Competition. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19. $30-$125.

Kennedy Center

Terrace Gallery, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600.

• Jay Leonhart. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15. $25.

• Roseanna Vitro. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 16-17. $25.

National Gallery of Art

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

• Summer jazz concerts featuring Origem. 5-8 p.m. Sept. 16. Free.

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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