- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 24, 2008

POP AND ROCK

Asylum Bar and Lounge

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

• Omega Band. April 25.

• 9353. May 2.

• Curly & the Rocket. May 8.

• Omega Band. May 30.

• Laura’s Bon Voyage with Dezmatic, Jimmy Greek, ArdaPlus, Shambhala, Mic the Finite. June 6.

Birchmere Music Hall

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

• 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.

• Was (Not Was) with Todd Snider. May 6. $35.

• Allan Holdsworth. May 7. $22.50.

• Landon Pigg. May 8. $20.

• Bob Schneider Band with special guest Melissa Ferrick. May 9. $25.

• Guy Clark with John Wort Hannam. May 10. $29.50.

• Gary Taylor. May 11. $29.50.

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

• Justice Tour ‘08 featuring the Nightwatchman with guests Iraq Veterans Against the War, Boots Riley of the Coup, Sen Dog of Cypress Hill, Wayne Kramer of MC5, Ryan Harvey of Riot Folk Collective, the U-Liners. All proceeds to the Justice Fund. 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.

• The Electric Prunes, (the sounds of) Kaleidoscope. 8 p.m. May 5. $15.

• Mothertongue: Women’s Spoken Word. May 6. $8.

• The Teenagers, Team Robespierre. 8 p.m. May 7. $13.

• British Sea Power, the Rosebuds, Jeffrey Lewis. 8 p.m. May 8. $13, $15.

• Polvo, Sir Arthur and His Royal Knights. May 9. $13.

• The Scare, Police and Thieves, Lion of Judah. May 11. $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

• 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.

• The Brew, Butros Butros. May 8. $8.

• Ladyhawk, Neva Dinova. May 11. $10.

Iota

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

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

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

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

• Art Outlet spring benefit featuring Alice Despard, Timothy Bracken, Nick Pack and more. 6-11 p.m. April 27. Donation.

• 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.

• Langhorne Slim. 9 p.m. May 1. $14.

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

• Juniper Lane, with Thriving Ivory, Copper Sails. 9:30 p.m. May 3. $12.

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

• Matthew Ryan vs. the Silver State with Jon Dee Graham. 8:30 p.m. May 6. $15.

• The Everybodyfields with the Starlingtons. 9 p.m. May 8. $12.

• Brother Shamus with Graffiti. 9:30 p.m. May 9. $10.

• Justin Trawick, CD release; Shane Gamble and the Gentlemen with Graham Isaacson. 9 p.m. May 10. $10.

• Slaid Cleaves. 2 p.m. (all ages) May 11. $15.

• Iota Poetry Series. Sandra Beasley, Susan Settlemyre Williams. 6-8 p.m. May 11. Free.

Jammin’ Java

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

• 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.

• Rocking for Relay fundraiser with Fikistache, the District Ambulance, and Der. 2 p.m. April 27. $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.

• The Dead-End Dropouts, the JV Allstars, Burn the Ballroom. 7:30 p.m. May 5. $10.

• Bob on Bob: The songs of Bob Wills and Bob Dylan featuring Bill Kirchen and the Bobcats. Benefit for musician Chris Gaffney. 7 p.m. May 7. $20.

• Wanda Jackson, “The Queen of Rock,” with special guest Brooks Williams. 7:30 p.m. May 8. $15, $18.

• Enter the Haggis. 8 p.m. May 9. $14.

• An Evening with Willy Porter with Natalia Zukerman. 8 p.m. May 10. $20, $23.

• Best of the Beatles: Pete Best Band with Around the Block. 7:30 p.m. May 11. $25.

9:30 Club

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

• 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 & Keep of Kalessin. April 27. $22.

• Sara Bareilles with Rachel Yamagata and David Ford. 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.

• B2R Battle of the Bands. 1 p.m. doors May 4. $5.

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

• Midnight Juggernauts with Shy Child. May 6. $15.

• Apocalyptica with Easy Star All-Stars. May 7. $15.

• El-P with DJ Mr. Dibbs and the Mighty Quin and Dizzee Rascal with special guest DJ Aaron LaCrate, with Busdriver. May 8. $20.

• Drive-by Truckers with the Dexateens. May 9 and 10. $20.

Rams Head Tavern

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

• 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.

• Wishbone Ash. 7 p.m. May 5. $28.50.

• Chris Duarte. 7:30 p.m. May 6. $20.

• Vonda Shepard. 7 and 9:30 p.m. May 7. $35.

• Tina Dico with Dan Haas and Brian Ewald. 8 p.m. May 8. $20.

• Willy Porter. 7 p.m. May 9. $24.50.

• Robbie Schaefer: “Songs For Kids Like Us.” Noon May 10. All ages. $13.50.

• New Riders of the Purple Sage. 7 p.m. May 10. $36.50.

• Tea Leaf Green. 4 p.m. (all ages) and 8 p.m. (21 plus) May 11. $22.50.

The Red and the Black

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

• 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.

• Scurvy, the Cutest Puppy in the World, Chic Nerve, Janet and Anthony. May 5.

• Bombadil. May 10.

• The Old Haunts. May 11.

The Rock and Roll Hotel

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

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

• Telograph, the Red Romance, the A-Sides, Len Bias. 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.

• The Cave Singers, Love as Laughter, Bellman Barker. 8:30 p.m. May 8. $10.

• The Parlor Mob. 9:30 p.m. May 9. $10.

Velvet Lounge

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

• 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, Must Love Trash. 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.

• Singer, Authorization. May 6.

• Mad Happy, Bookmobile. May 7.

• Portable Noise Kremator, All Violet, Woody Sullender. May 8.

• The Points, Mas Y Mas, Nervous Habits. May 9.

• KOKO, New York Times, Nerd Parade. May 10.

• Gildon Works. May 11.

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

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.

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

Sound of the City. 8 p.m. Thursdays. Free.

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

Ab and the Souljourners & Alison Carney. 8 and 10 p.m. April 30. $15.

Rhythm & Soul Series presents: Russell Taylor. 8 and 10 p.m. May 7. $12.

Antoine Roney. 9 and 11 p.m. May 9, 10. $15.

HR-57

1610 14th St. NW. Jam session 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesday, Thursday; concert 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Saturday. $12, $15. 202/667-3700, www.hr57.org

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

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

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

The Kenny Rittenhouse Quintet. The young trumpeter and composer with his group. May 2.

Bucky Pizzarelli and the Statesmen of Jazz. The seven-string guitarist with bassist Jerry Bruno and a string quartet, featuring Aaron Weinstein, violin, Sara Caswell, violin, Valerie Levy, viola and Jesse Levy, cello. May 9.

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

The Meritxell Project. April 24.

Double Digit. April 25.

Vince Chapman & Friends. April 26.

The Phillip Martin Group. Sax man. May 1.

The Shanniece James Project. Sax gal. May 2.

Beyond Blue. May 3.

Common Ground. May 8.

The David Bach Consort. May 9.

Elliot Levine & Urban Groove. CD release party. May 10.

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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