- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 27, 2006

JAZZ/BLUES

Basin Street Lounge

219 King St., Alexandria. Shows start at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $5 cover charge Friday and Saturday. 703/549-1141.

• Rotating musical acts with focus on jazz artists.

Blues Alley

Wisconsin Avenue, south of M Street Northwest. Shows at 8 and 10 p.m. and midnight Friday and Saturday. Preferred seating with 6 p.m. dinner show ($9 minimum purchase and $2.25 surcharge for all shows). 202/337-4141.

• Les McCann. Through Oct. 1.

• Wallace Roney Quintet. Oct. 5-8.

• Phaze II. Oct. 9.

Bohemian Caverns

2001 11th St. NW. 202/299-0800.

• Live jazz and dinner special. 6 p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday.

Ice House Cafe

760 Elden St., Herndon. Shows 8 p.m.-midnight.

• Open mike. Wednesday.

Matsutake Steak & Sushi

4121 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703/351-8787.

• Live jazz and dance band with LaMont Mitchell and Friends. 7 p.m. Friday.

Pier 7 Restaurant

Channel Inn Hotel, 650 Water St. SW. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Sunday. 202/554-2500.

• Rotating blues and jazz acts.

ACOUSTIC/FOLK

Fish Market

105 King St., Alexandria. Shows at 8 p.m. 703/836-5676.

• Live music Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

The Round Table

4859 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 202/362-1250.

• Butch Grant. Sunday and Monday.

COMEDY

The Improv

1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday.

• Bobby Slayton. Through Oct. 1.

• Jim Florentine. Oct. 5-8.

Zig’s

4531 Duke St., Alexandria. 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. 703/823-2777.

• Comedy Zone featuring national comedians. Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

JAZZ, PIANO, CABARET

Garden Terrace Lounge

Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202/342-0444.

• Live jazz. 3-6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. and 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Grill

Morrison House, 116 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. 703/838-8000.

• Pianist-vocalist Pat Rohrer. 8 p.m.-midnight. Thursday-Saturday.

Le Canard

132 Branch Road SE, Vienna. 703/281-0070.

• Pianist Reinhard Liebig. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Monday.

Market Inn

200 E St. SW. 202/554-2100.

• Piano music 6-10 p.m. weekdays. Jazz brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

Opus 88

Hilton McLean at Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. 703/761-5159.

• Pianist Michael Terence. 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Town and Country Lounge

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202/347-3000.

• Pianist Dan Ruskin. 5:30-8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

• Rotating pianists. 8 p.m.-midnight Friday, Saturday.

CLUBS

POP AND ROCK

Bioko

5313 Georgia Ave. NW. 202/722-4800.

• DJ. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

Birchmere Music Hall

3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Shows 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 703/573-SEAT.

• Karla Bonoff and Jesse Winchester. Sept. 29.

• Jackopierce. Sept. 30.

• Shelby Lynne. Oct. 1.

• Tower of Power. Oct. 3.

• Lisa Marie Presley. Oct. 4.

• Woody Guthrie Tribute. Oct. 5.

Black Cat

1811 14th St. NW. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays, 6 p.m.-3 a.m. weekends. 202/667-7960 (information), 202/397-SEAT (tickets).

• The Mountain Goats. Sept. 28.

• The Goons. Sept. 30.

• The Sentiment and the Mirrror Script. Oct. 1.

• French Kicks and The Little Ones. Oct. 3.

• Ratatat and envelopes. Oct. 4.

Blue Moon Cafe

11753 Lee Highway, Sperryville, Va. Most shows at 8:30 p.m. 540/987-3162.

• Open-mike night every Friday.

Bohager’s

515 S. Eden St., Fells Point, Baltimore. 410/563-7220.

• Rotating musicians Fridays. Call for schedule. 5 p.m.

Chi-Cha Lounge

1624 U St. NW. 202/234-8400. Shows at 9:30 p.m.

• Los del Barrio. Every Thursday.

• Gibraltar. Every Monday.

• Con Candela. Every Tuesday.

• Patrick de Santos. Every Wednesday.

DC9

1940 9th St. NW. 202/483-5000.

• Lejeune. 9 p.m. Sept. 28.

• Paul Michel. 9 p.m. Sept. 30.

Five

1214-B 18th St. NW. 202/331-7123.

• Latin Flava. Every Thursday.

• Absolute Addiction and Pearl. Every Friday.

• M3. Every Saturday.

• Trade. Every Sunday.

Iota

2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shows 8:30 and 9 p.m. $8-$15.

• Spottiswoode. Sept. 28.

• Betty Serveert. Sept. 29.

• No Second Troy. Sept. 30.

• Rehab. Oct. 2.

• Fools and Horses and The Echoes. Oct. 5.

J.J. Muldoon’s Restaurant and Saloon

16143 Shady Grove Road, Gaithersburg. Shows 8 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Sunday unless otherwise noted. 301/258-8866.

• Karaoke. Thursday.

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave., Vienna. All shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $7-$16. 703/255-1566.

• Matt Wertz and Toby Lightman. (Two shows) Sept. 28.

• Deanna Bogart. Sept. 29.

• The Kennedys. Sept. 30.

• Bob Schneider and Charlie Mars. (Late show) Sept. 30.

• The Next Big Thing. Oct. 1.

• Rosemont Family Reunion and Jeff Lang. Oct. 3.

• The Hint and Honor by August. Oct. 4.

Madam’s Organ

2461 18th St. NW. 202/667-5370.

• Live music each night. Showtimes and admission vary.

9:30 Club

815 V St. NW. Shows 6-11 p.m. 202/393-0930.

• Massive Attack. Sept. 28-29.

• DragonForce and All That Remains. Sept. 30.

• Rakim and Kid Capri. (Late show) Sept. 30.

• Less Than Jake. Oct. 2.

• Regina Spektor. Oct. 3.

• Old Crow Medicine Show. Oct. 4.

Old Brogue

760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. 703/759-3309. Shows 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

• Open-mike night every first and third Thursday. 9 p.m.

Platinum

915 F St. NW. 202/393-3555.

• College night. Every Thursday.

• Paradise. Every Friday.

• Beautiful Saturdays. Every Saturday.

• Platinum Sundays. Every Sunday.

The Rams Head Tavern

33 West St., Annapolis. Shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 410/268-4545, www.ramsheadtavern.com.

• Karla Bonoff. Sept. 28.

• Amel Larrieux. Sept. 29.

• Al Di Meola. Sept. 30.

• Rodney Crowell. Oct. 1.

• Shelby Lynne. Oct. 2.

• Charlie Hunter Trio. Oct. 3.

Remington’s of Laurel

3340 Fort Meade Road, Laurel. 301/490-7000.

• Karaoke every night

State Theatre

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Call for showtimes. $7-$20. 202/397-SEAT.

• The Cat Empire. Sept. 28.

• Buckethead. Oct. 1.

• The Gin Blossoms, Shawn Mullins and Josh Kelley. Oct. 2.

• Steel Pulse. Oct. 3.

Velvet Lounge

915 U St. NW. 202/462-3213.

• The Run In and Nunchucks. Sept. 29.

• The Alphabetical Order and Len Bias. Sept. 30.

Whitlow’s on Wilson

2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703/276-9693 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

• Hyjinx. Sept. 29.

• Revolutionary Side Effects. Sept. 30.

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