- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 8, 2006

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER DAR Constitution Hall

18th and C streets, Northwest. 202/397-SEAT.

n Smokey Robinson. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. $65.

George Washington University

Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St., NW. 301/946-0934.

n Acoustic Africa. 7 p.m. Nov. 12. $25-$35.

n Jars of Clay and Matt Wertz. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. $25-$30.

McLean Bible Church

8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. 703/790-5590.

n Charlie Hall. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. $12-$15.

The Music Center at Strathmore

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

n Chuck Brown and The Funky Meters. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. $18-$65.

n Dan Zanes and Friends. 1 p.m. Nov. 11. $15-$28.

Patriot Center

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/397-SEAT.

n The All-American Rejects. 7 p.m. Nov. 9. $25.

n Panic! At The Disco, Bloc Party and Jack’s Mannequin. 7 p.m. Nov. 11. $35.

Warner Theatre

13th and E streets Northwest. 202/397-SEAT.

n Jawad Ahmad. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. $50-$150.

n Shadmehr Aghili. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. $47-$77.

n Brian Wilson. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. $55-$85.

Wolf Trap

1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 703/218-6500.

n Richard Jeni. 8 p.m. Nov. 10; 7 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 11. $25.

n Los Straitjackets. 2 p.m. Nov. 12. $8-$15.

IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. 703/255-1566.

n 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.

n 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

3319 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202/686-9189.

n 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.

n 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.

n 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

n 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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