- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 17, 2008

POP AND ROCK

Asylum Bar and Lounge

2471 18th St. NW. Shows start at 9 p.m. 202/319-9353, https://www.asylumdc.com

• The Sovereign Sound System. April 18.

• Omega Band. April 25.

• 9353. May 2.

Birchmere Music Hall

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

• Gaelic Storm. April 17. $25.

• China Forbes (the voice of Pink Martini), Lael Alderman. April 18. $25.

• Shawn Mullins and Eric Hutchinson. April 19. $25.

• Roy Clark. April 20. $45.

• Colin Hay (solo) with Dean Fields. April 21. $25.

• Jerry Douglas Band. April 22. $35.

• The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman. April 23. $39.50.

• Joe Ely with Doug and Telisha Williams. April 24. $25.

• Judy Collins with Amy Speace. April 25. $49.50. Sold out.

• Paula Poundstone. Stand-up comedy. April 26. $39.50. Sold out.

• Sixth annual Carpenter’s Shelter Cookoff. Noon-3 p.m. April 27. $40. Tickets 703/548-7500 ext. 231 or see www.carpentersshelter.org

• The Proclaimers with Jeremy Fisher. April 27. $25.

• Colbie Caillat with Jason Reeves. April 28. $29.50. Sold out. Standing in the bandstand.

• An Evening with Sissel. April 29. $45.

• The Waifs. April 30. $25.

• America with Kev Rowe. May 1. $59.50. Sold out.

• America with Seth Kallen. May 2. $59.50. Sold out.

• The Uptown Rhythm Kings. May 3. $25.

• Norman Brown. May 4. $45.

Black Cat

1811 14th St. NW. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays, 6 p.m.-3 a.m. weekends. Shows at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $5-$20. 202/667-7960 (information), 202/397-SEAT (tickets), www.blackcatdc.com

• Autechre, Massonix, Rob Hall. April 17. $20.

• Nicolay and Kay, Panacea, Muhsinah. April 18. $15.

• DJ Rekha with First Ladies DC. April 19. $13.

• Greenland, Prabir & the Substitutes. April 20. $8.

• The Opposite Sex, Poor People Aren’t Necessarily Killers. April 21. $8.

• Peelander-Z, Pessimist Parade, Nihilitia. April 22. $8.

• Bellflur, Hundred Hundred, Seamonster. April 23. $8.

• Justice Tour ‘08 featuring the Nightwatchman. April 24. $10.

• Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin; Via Audio. April 24. $10.

• Destroyer, Andre Ethier. April 25. $12.

• Jay Reatard, Cheap Time, the Shirks. April 26. $12.

• Urge Overkill, Suffrajett. April 27. $15.

• Ingrid, Farewell Republic, Babykiller Estelle. April 28. $8.

• Tokyo Police Club, Smoosh, Meligrove Band. April 29. $13.

• The Moaners, Argos, Sketchbook. April 30. $8.

• Van Hunt, solo. May 1. $20.

• The Kills, Telepathe. May 2. $15.

• Jukebox the Ghost, Travis Morrison Hellfighters, The XYZ Affair. May 3. $12.

• Cat Furniture, Lisa Jaeggi, Maple Rabbit. 8 p.m. May 4. $8.

Club Five

1214-B 18th St. NW. 202/331-7123, https://www.fivedc.com

• Chronos: Alternative/Gothic Night. Every Thursday.

• Absolute Addiction and Pearl. Every Friday.

DC9

1940 Ninth St. NW. Open 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday. $5-$10. 202/483-5000, www.dcnine.com

• Tally Hall, the Republic Tigers. April 17. $10, $12.

• Taint, Celebrating, DJ People’s Champion. April 20. $5.

• DCist.com presents Unbuckled, Muhsinah, Motel, DJ V:shal Kanwar. April 24. $8.

• John Wayne Hero, the Rosewood Thieves. April 28. $8.

• The Redwalls, Baby Teeth. May 1. $10, $12.

• Hoots and Hellmouth. May 3. $10.

Iota

2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shows 8:30, 9, 9:30 p.m. $10-$15. 703/522-8340, www.iotaclubandcafe.com

• Calhoun with the Frontier Brothers. 9 p.m. April 17. $10.

• The Pharmacy Prophets, Spinning Lucy, Hypersonic Secret (Wes from Honeychuck and Chuck from Smartbomb). 9:30 p.m. April 18. $10.

• Honor by August, the Influence, Zelos. 9:30 p.m. April 19. $11.

• Justin Jones and Friends. 8:30 p.m. April 21. $10.

• Etran Finatawa. 8:30 p.m. April 21. $15.

• The Wilders with Shortstack. 8:30 p.m. April 22. $12.

• The Nadas, Jacob Hope. 9 p.m. April 24. $10.

• The Sketches with Alfonso Velez. 9:30 p.m. April 25. $10.

• The OId Ceremony. 9:30 p.m. April 26. $11.

• The Moderate and Bellflur with Chris Walker (of Kitty Hawk). 8:30 p.m. April 28. $10.

• American Music Club, Seth Rothschild (of Gingersol/Quarry Hill). 8:30 p.m. April 29. $15.

• Longhorne Slim. 9 p.m. May 1. $14.

• Kris Delmhorst, Winterpills. 9 p.m. May 2. $17.

• Stars of the Lid, Christopher Willits, Hammock. 8:30 p.m. May 4. $14.

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave., Vienna. $7-$16. 703/255-1566, www.jamminjava.com

• Chris Merritt, the Kin. 7:30 p.m. April 17. $10, $12.

• Caroline Herring “Lantana” CD Release Show. 7 p.m. April 18. $12.

• Jim’s Big Ego. 9:30 p.m. April 18. $10, $12.

• YAP Improv Comedy Troupe. 2 p.m. April 19 (all ages). $5, $10.

• Toshi Reagon and BigLovely Trio featuring Fred Cash and Robert “Chicken” Burke. 7 p.m. April 19. $15.

• Doujah Raze, Bo Jankans, Bones Tha-Head-Nod-Ic, and DJ Idol Hanz. 10 p.m. April 19. $10.

• Benefit Concert for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society featuring Skullduggery, Skepsis, Cave Quest. 2 p.m. April 20. $10.

• Marshall Crenshaw. 7:30 p.m. April 20. $20.

• My Favorite Highway, the Bigger Lights. 7 p.m. April 21. $15.

• Good for the Jews featuring Rob Tannenbaum and David Fagin, guests the Alexandria Kleztet. 8 p.m. April 22. $15, $18.

• Dave Barnes’ “Me + You + the World” CD release show, with Andy Davis. 7:30 p.m. April 23. $15, $18.

• Justin Currie (from Del Amitri), Angie Mattson. 8 p.m. April 24. $15.

• Making Noise presents “Let Them Speak: Giving Voice to the Youth of Africa.” 6 p.m. April 25. $10 suggested donation.

• Future, Colouring Lesson. 10 p.m. April 25. $10.

• Johnny A, Peter and Alex. 7:30 p.m. April 27. $18.

• Holiday Parade, We Shot the Moon, Kaddisfly, Farewell Flight. 7 p.m. April 28. $10.

• Teitur “The Singer” CD release show, Old Springs Pike, Helgi. 8 p.m. April 29. $15.

• Irish singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey, guest Jess Klein. 7:30 p.m. April 30. $12.

• Derek Webb and Sandra McCracken (rescheduled from Feb. 13). 7:30 p.m. May 1. $15, $18.

• Newton Faulkner and Jessie Baylin. 8 p.m. May 2. $12.

• Society of Art Rock presents Swedish rockers Black Bonzo with Birds and Building. 6 p.m. May 3. $15.

• Politicks with Mambo Sauce. 10 p.m. May 3. $10.

• Mark Olson (from the Jayhawks). 8:30 p.m. May 4. $14.

9:30 Club

815 V St. NW. Shows 6-11 p.m. $10-$30. 202/393-0930, www.930.com

• NME Awards Tour 2008 featuring Kate Nash. April 17. $15.

• Aaron Karo. April 18. $30.

• MN8 presents Gil Scott-Heron. April 19. $30.

• The Starting Line with Bayside and Steel Train. 7 p.m. doors. April 20. $18.

• Eisley with the Myriad, Verdera, the Envy Corps. 7 p.m. doors. April 21. $15.

• Lou Reed with Melt-Banana. April 22. $45.

• Tapes n Tapes with White Denim. April 23. $15.

• Duman — USA Tour 2008. April 24. $30.

• Son Volt with Bobby Bare Jr. April 25. $20.

• The B-52s with Eagle Seagull. April 26. $40.

• Dimmu Borgir, Behemoth and Keep of Kalessin. April 27. $22.

• Sara Bareilles. April 28. Sold out.

• When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint Washington, D.C. Gold: Atmosphere with Abstract Rude and DJ Rare Groove. April 29. $20.

• Anti-Flag with Street Dogs, the Briggs, Fake Problems. 7 p.m. doors. April 30. $17.

• RJD2 with Happy Chichester. 10 p.m. doors May 1. $20.

• Crowded House. 7 p.m. doors. May 2. $45.

• Scary Kids Scaring Kids with Ivoryline and the Photo Atlas. 5 p.m. doors May 3. $15.

• MN8 Presents Bilal. 8 p.m. doors. May 4. $25.

Rams Head Tavern

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

• John Berry. 7 p.m. April 17. $25.

• Shawn Mullins. 6:30 p.m. April 18. $23.50.

• Anders Osborne. 10 p.m. April 18. $23.50.

• The Kingston Trio. 6 and 9 p.m. April 19. $52.50.

• Marcia Ball. 1 p.m. April 20. $35. All ages.

• Jesse Cook. 7:30 p.m. April 20. $33.50.

• Gaelic Storm. 8 p.m. April 21 and 22. $27.50.

• Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout, featuring Jerry Portnoy, Curtis Salgado, Rick Estrin. 7 p.m. April 23. $28.50.

• The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. April 24. $39.50.

• Dave Barnes. 8:30 p.m. April 25. $21.

• The Holmes Brothers. 2 p.m. April 26. $20. All ages.

• Nick Lowe (solo) with Ron Sexsmith (solo). 7 p.m. April 26. $35.

• The Subdudes. 8 p.m. April 28 and 29. $37.50.

• Teitur with Old Springs Pike. 8 p.m. April 30. $18.50.

• The Waifs with the Lovell Sisters. 7 p.m. May 1. $23.50.

• Mark Olson Trio. 7 p.m. May 2. $20.

• Ben Taylor and David Saw. 10:30 p.m. May 2. $16.

• Was (Not Was) and Todd Snider. 1 p.m. May 3. All ages. $30.

• The Roches. 7 p.m. May 3. $35.

• Electric Prunes. 3 p.m. May 4. All ages. $25.

• Second City Comedy. 8 p.m. May 4. $25.

The Red and the Black

1212 H St. NE. Shows at 9:30 p.m. $5-$10. 202/399-3201, www.redandblackbar.com

• Motel Motel, Red Shift, the Dig, the Incorrigibles. April 17.

• Ready Already with DJs Mister Disco and Starrscream. April 18.

• The London Souls, Bandazian, Finver Four. April 19.

• Detox Retox, Girl in a Coma. April 20.

• Band Marino. April 21.

• Mahjongg, Mystery Palace. April 22.

• Bryan Fine, Mandy Moss, Pat Paul. April 24.

• Collider, Gist, Celeste Starchild. April 25.

• Koffin Kats, Rival Factions, the Reticents. April 26.

• Mikey Powell. April 27.

• The Cops. April 28.

• Twin Tigers, Sweet Teeth. April 29.

• Sleeper Car. April 30.

• Sweet Interference, Aggromatic, International Graduate University. May 1.

• The Rats, the Lookies. May 2.

• Kristy Hanson, Stella Schindler. May 4.

The Rock and Roll Hotel

1353 H St. NE. 202/388-ROCK, www.rockandrollhoteldc.com

• VHS or Beta, Tigercity, US Royalty. 9:30 p.m. April 11. $15.

• Disfear, Triac, Parasytic, Time of the Wolf, Police & Thieves. 8:30 p.m. April 17. $10.

• Imperial China, Double Dagger, Zulu Pearls, Black & White Jacksons. 9:30 p.m. April 18. $10.

• Cloud Cult, Exit Clov, the Forms, the Beanstalk Library. 9:30 p.m. April 19. $10.

• Constantines, Oakley Hall. 8:30 p.m. April 21. $12, $14.

• Foals. 8:30 p.m. April 23. $10, $12.

• French Kicks. 8:30 p.m. April 24. $15.

• Telograph, the Red Romance, the A-Sides. 8:30 p.m. April 25. $10.

• Hello Tokyo, the Frustrations, Five Four. CD release parties. 9:30 p.m. April 26. $10.

• Auto Immune Tour: Meat Beat Manifesto, Raz Mesinai/Badawi. 8:30 p.m. April 27. $16, $18.

• Emery, Victory at Last, Crash Boom Bang. 7 p.m. April 30. $14.

• See-I, S.T.O.R.M, the Video KIllers, DJ Slant. 9:30 p.m. May 2. $10.

• South, the Sliver State, KI:Theory. 9:30 p.m. May 3. $12.

• Baby Loves Disco. For children ages 6 months to 7 years, with friends and family. 1-4 p.m. May 4. $12 per walking human; non-walkers free. Sold out.

• Earth, Kayo Dot. 8:30 p.m. May 4. $10/$12.

Velvet Lounge

915 U St. NW. 9 p.m. $6-$10. 202/462-3213, www.velvetloungedc.com

• The Holy Attack, Trouble vs. Glue, Lights. April 17.

• Unorthodox, Yell County. April 18.

• Gary Higgins, Brandon Butler, Sean McArdle. April 19.

• Critical Condition, Usuaria. April 20.

• Life Partners, Acheronian, When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth. April 21.

• Left Lane Committee, Joe Young the Jyant, YoungMello. April 22.

• Nudity, Vincent Black Shadow, Insect Factory, Lexie Mountain. April 23.

• Hope for a Golden Summer, Dora Bleu, Janel and Anthony. April 24.

• The Black and Tan Fantasy Band, Chicha Libre, Os Magrelos. April 25.

• The Mirror Script, the Chance. April 26.

• The Redline Addiction, the Sort, Collider. April 27.

• Kohoutek, Cloudland Canyon, Titan, Flying Eyes. April 28.

• Flex Matthews Good Will Inc. April 29.

• Stymphalian Birds & White Stags, Black Ladies. April 30.

• Pinche Gringo, Dead Goat. May 1.

• Caverns, Black & White Jacksons, New Rock Church of Fire, Hammer No More the Fingers. May 2.

• Iron Man, Revelation, Pale Divine. May 3.

• Sudden Infant, Violet, Twilight Memories of the Three Suns, Caustic Castle. May 4.

JAZZ/BLUES

Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Shows at 8 and 10 p.m. and midnight Friday and Saturday. Preferred seating with 6 p.m. dinner show ($10 minimum purchase and $2.50 surcharge for all shows). 202/337-4141, www.bluesalley.com

• Kenny Werner Trio (piano, bass, drums) with Jorge Roeder and Richie Barshay. 8 and 10 p.m. April 17. $25.

• The Duke Ellington Orchestra (legendary big band), Barry Lee Hall Jr., director. Part of the Big Band Jam. 8 and 10 p.m. April 18-20. $37.75.

• U.S. Army Blues (big band), Col. Thomas Rotondi Jr., director. Part of the Big Band Jam. 8 and 10 p.m. April 21. Free.

• Sharon Clark Quintet (jazz vocals): “A 91st Birthday Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald.” Part of the Big Band Jam. 8 and 10 p.m. April 23. $20.

• Berklee College of Music Jazz Ensemble (big band), Greg Hopkins, director. Part of the Big Band Jam. 8 and 10 p.m. April 24-26. $22.

• Michelle Marie (guitar). 8 and 10 p.m. April 27. $20.

• Shenandoah University Jazz Ensemble (big band) with guests Spriggs Road. Part of the Big Band Jam. 8 and 10 p.m. April 28. $15.

• Gabriel Alegria (trumpet, Afro-Peruvian jazz). 8 and 10 p.m. April 29. $20.

• Rolando Matias’ Afro-Rican Ensemble (percussion). 8 and 10 p.m. April 30. $20.

• Shirley Jones (of the Jones Girls). 8 and 10 p.m. May 1. $25.

• Pat Martino Quartet. 8 and 10 p.m. May 2-4. $27.50.

Bohemian Caverns

2001 11th St. NW. 202/299-0800, www.bohemiancaverns.com

• The Hide Experience with Heidi Martin. 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Free before 10 p.m.; $5 after.

• Thad Wilson Orchestra. 8 p.m. Mondays. $5 with two-drink minimum.

• Sound of the City 8 p.m. April 17, 24.

• Russell Carter Jr. & Sr. 9 and 11 p.m. April 18, 19.

• Wayna with Geno Young. 8 and 10 p.m. April 23.

• Joyful Noise. 9 and 11 p.m. April 25, 26. $15.

• Ab and the Souljourners and Alison Carney. 8 and 10 p.m. April 30.

HR-57

1610 14th St. NW. Jam session 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesday, Thursday; concert 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Saturday. $12. 202/667-3700, www.hr57.org

• Archie Edwards Blues Jam. 1-6 p.m. every Saturday. Free.

• Special concert: Eric Lewis. 9 p.m. April 18, 19. $15.

• Antonio Parker Quartet. April 25.

• Luis Faife Quartet. April 26.

Smithsonian Jazz Cafe

National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 6-10 p.m. Friday. $10 cover; children under 12 free. Metro: Federal Triangle. 202/633-1000, www.mnh.si.edu/jazz

• Chuck Redd. Vibraphonist and drummer, member of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. April 18.

• Sharon Clark. Singer accompanied by Chris Grasso, piano; Michael Bowie, bass; Paul Carr, sax; and Lenny Robinson, drums. April 25.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Take Five in the Kogod Courtyard, Eighth and F streets NW. Performances 5 p.m. every third Thursday. Free; food and beverages for purchase. 202/633-7970, americanart.si.edu/reynolds_center/calendar.cfm

• Master jazz guitarist Rick Whitehead, bassist John Previti and drummer Barry Hart, a Wammie winner for best contemporary album. 5-8 p.m. May 15.

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 Peter Robinson. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Market Inn

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

• Piano music 6-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Live jazz 6-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Jazz brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

Opus 88

Hilton McLean at Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Friday; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. 703/761-5159, www.dafland.com

• Marcus Mitchell Group. April 17.

• Kenny Sanders Group. April 18.

• Streetwave. April 19.

• The Meritxell Project. April 24.

• Double Digit. April 25.

• Vince Chapman and Friends. April 26.

Town and Country Lounge

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

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

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

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