- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 27, 2006

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Strathmore Hall Music Center

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100.

• BSO at Strathmore, “Classical Hit Parade.” 8 p.m. July 27. $10-$25.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Northwest. 202/537-6216.

• Sean Jackson, organ. 5 p.m. July 30. Free.

Wolf Trap: Filene Center

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

• NSO at Wolf Trap: Renee Fleming, soprano; Emil de Cou, conductor. 8:15 p.m. Aug. 3. $20-$46.

• NSO at Wolf Trap: “Play! A Video Game Symphony.” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4. $18-$42.

• NSO at Wolf Trap: “The Wizard of Oz.” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 5. $18-$42.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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

• O.A.R and Jack’s Mannequin. 6 p.m. July 29. $28-$35.50.

Nissan Pavilion

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

• Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley and Jake Owen. 7 p.m. July 28-29. $36.50-$70.50.

• Mary J. Blige and Jaheim. 7:30 p.m. July 30. $55.50-$85.50.

• John Fogerty and Willie Nelson. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1. $20-$59.50.

Verizon Center

601 F. St., NW. 202/397-SEAT.

• American Idols Live 2006. 7 p.m. July 28. $38.50-$72.50.

Wolf Trap: Filene Center

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

• ABBA: The Music. 8 p.m. July 27. $22-$36.

• Paul Anka. 8 p.m. July 28. $22-$40.

• The Beach Boys. 2 and 8 p.m. July 29. $25-$34.

• Trisha Yearwood. 8 p.m. July 30. $22-$38.

• Fiona Apple and David Garza. 8 p.m. July 31. $25-$40.

• Trisha Yearwood. 8 p.m. July 30. $22-$38.

• Guster and Ray LaMontagne. 7 p.m. Aug. 1. $25-$36.

• Gordon Lightfoot. 8 p.m. Aug. 2. $22-$38.

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’Briens 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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