- The Washington Times - Wednesday, March 14, 2007

CLUBS

POP AND ROCK

Birchmere Music Hall

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

• Greg Brown. March 15.

• Uncle Earl and The Biscuit Burners. March 16.

• Nanci Griffith. March 17.

• Steve Tyrell. March 18.

• Keiko Matsui. March 19.

• The Commitments. March 20.

• Allan Holdsworth. March 21.

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).

• Bio Ritmo. March 15.

• Sleepytime Gorilla Museum. March 16.

• Mew, Oh No! and Oh My! March 20.

• Haale and Anousheh Khalili. March 21.

Club 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.

• Howling Hex. March 15.

• The Pharmacy Prophets. March 16.

• Wes Tucker and The Skillets. March 17.

• King Wilke. March 18.

• Jenny Boyle. March 19.

Jammin’ Java

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

• The Autumn Defense. March 15.

• Girlyman. March 16.

• Justin Roberts. (10:30 a.m., 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.) March 17.

• Whole Wheat Bread. March 18.

• Moshav. March 20.

• Ken Andrews. March 21.

9:30 Club

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

• Hybrid. March 15.

• Michael Franti and Spearhead. March 16.

• Explosions in the Sky. March 17.

• Cartel. March 18.

• Mute Math. March 19.

• Pete Yorn. March 20-21.

Rams Head Tavern

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

• Blackfield. March 15.

• Jake Shimabukuro. 2 p.m. March 17.

• Greg Brown. March 17.

• SONia and Disappear Fear. 1 p.m. March 18.

• The Commitments. 7:30 p.m. March 18.

• Stanley Clarke. March 19.

• Allan Holdsworth. March 20.

• Little Feat. March 21.

State Theatre

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Call for showtimes. $7-$20. 703/237-0300.

• Steep Canyon Rangers. March 16.

• Donna the Buffalo. March 17.

• Flavio. March 18.

• Vast and Army of Me. March 21.

Velvet Lounge

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

• Alphabetical Order and Len Bias. March 24.

• Blues Control and Insect Factory. March 26.

JAZZ/BLUES

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.

• Stanley Clarke. March 15-18.

• The Artie Shaw Orchestra. March 19.

• Swing Speak. March 20.

• Danielle Westphal and Michael Sheppard. March 21.

Bohemian Caverns

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

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

COMEDY

The Improv

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

• Flip Orley. Through March 25.

Zig’s

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

• Comedy Zone featuring national comedians. March 16-17.

JAZZ, PIANO, CABARET

Garden Terrace Lounge

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

• Piano music. 2-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.

• Jazz performance. 8 p.m.-Midnight. 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.

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