- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 6, 2006

CLASSICAL MUSIC

The Kennedy Center

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

• National Symphony Orchestra: Roberto Minczuk, conductor; Joyce Yang, piano. 7 p.m. Sept. 7-8. $15-$35.

The Kennedy Center

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

• Korean Concert Society: Soyeon Lee, piano. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9. $30.

Washington National Cathedral

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

• Oliver Brett, organ. 5 p.m. Sept. 10. Free.

POP, JAZZ, FOLK & OTHER

Gateway Park

North Lynn Street and Lee Highway, Rosslyn. 703/228-1850.

• Rosslyn Jazz Festival with Nicholas Payton, Vanesa Rubin and others. 1 p.m. Sept. 9. Free.

Nissan Pavilion

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

• Rascal Flatts and Gary Allan. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9. $29-$58.25.

• Family Values Tour with the Deftones, Korn, Flyleaf and others. 12:30 p.m. Sept. 17. $9.98-$59.50.

Wolf Trap: Filene Center

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

• Face of America: Hawaii. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $10-$36.

Veterans Field

Fenton and Ellsworth streets, Silver Spring. 301/565-7300.

• Silver Spring Jazz Festival with Spyro Gyra, Marcus Johnson Quintet and others. 2 p.m. Sept. 9. 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’Briens

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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