- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 14, 2008

The Athenaeum

201 Prince St., Alexandria. 703/548-0035, nvfaa.org

• Second Thursday Series: Valentine’s Day at the Athenaeum: Siobhan Quinn and Michael Bowers. Contemporary folk. 7 p.m. Feb. 14. $10 at the door or through the Web site.

• The Harley String Band. A trio of singer-songwriters who explore traditional American musical forms. 7 p.m. March 3. $10 at the door or through the Web site.

Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

• Chaise Lounge. Jazz/swing/pop group founded by Charlie Barnett, with singer Marilyn Older. 8 p.m. March 22. $20-$25.

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, University of Maryland, College Park. 301/405-ARTS, claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

• Ethos Percussion Group: “Zanu/Pulse.” Rhythms and styles of India, West Africa and the Middle East. Dekelboum Concert Hall. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $7, $35.

• Take Five: Leni Stern. Singer-guitarist integrates African and Western musical forms. Gildenhorn Recital Hall. 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Free.

• An Evening with Chick Corea and Gary Burton. Piano and “four-mallet” vibraphone. Dekelboum Concert Hall. 7:30 p.m. March 9. $7, $40.

DAR Constitution Hall

1776 D St. NW. 202/628-1776, www.dar.org/conthall. Tickets 703/573-SEAT, 202/397-SEAT, 410/ 547-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com

• Lalah Hathaway, Rahsaan Patterson, Ledisi. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $65.

• The Ojays, the Whispers, Jeffrey Osborne. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $65.

• U.S. Air Force Band Guest Artist Series: Jake Shimabukuro. 3 p.m. Feb. 17. Free and open to the public.

• U.S. Air Force Band Guest Artist Series: Jubilant Sykes. 3 p.m. Feb. 24. Free and open to the public.

• U.S. Air Force Band Guest Artist Series: Empire Brass. 3 p.m. March 2. Free and open to the public.

• Jill Scott. The Grammy-winning R&B;, soul, and jazz singer and songwriter. 8 p.m. March 11, 12, 14, 15. $57-$84.

1st Mariner Arena

201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 410/347-2020, www.baltimorearena.com, 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com

• The Ojays, the Whispers, Jeffrey Osborne. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $60-$70.

• Blue Man Group How To Be a Megastar Tour 2.1. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $51.50-$87.

• Toby Keith: Big Dog Daddy Tour 2008. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. $45.75, $62.75.

• Linkin Park with Coheed and Cambria. 7 p.m. Feb. 19. $40.50-$56.

• Celtic Woman: A New Journey. The Irish sextet’s repertoire ranges from traditional tunes to modern. 8 p.m. March 8. $32-$67.

• Van Halen. 7:30 p.m. March 9. $49.50-$125.

Focus Music Alexandria

Folk and acoustic music at the Church of the Resurrection, 2280 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. All concerts 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $12, $15. 703/380-3151, www.focusmusic.org

• Paul Reisler (formerly of Trapezoid) and Paddy Dougherty. Composer, songwriter and singer. March 9.

• Michael Smith with special guest Chuck Hall. Singer-songwriter (“The Dutchman”) and the Boston singer/writer/song collector. April 13.

Focus Music Rockville

Folk and acoustic music at O’Brien’s BBQ, 387 East Gude Drive, Rockville. All concerts 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $12, $15. 301/275-7459, www.focusmusic.org

• Teresa Storch, Danielle Miraglia and Chuck E. Costa. Singer-songwriters. Feb. 27.

• Lea and Doug Alan Wilcox with Wilpower. Wammy-nominated songwriter and singer/composer/guitarist/drummer. March 12.

• Miche Fambro and Randall Williams. Master guitarist/singer and acoustic balladeer. March 26.

Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Various venues. All concerts 8-10:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $15 suggested donation unless otherwise noted. 202/546-2228, www.fsgw.org

• “Keep on Kipling” with Ken Schatz and Heather Wood. The songs of Rudyard Kipling with experienced roots musicians. Washington Ethical Society auditorium, 7750 16th St. NW (just south of Kalmia Road NW). 8-10 p.m. Feb. 16. $7.50-$15.

• Lisa Null. Singer and co-founder of Green Linnet Records, celebrating CD re-release of early Green Linnet recordings. House concert in Laurel; for location see Web site. Feb. 28.

• Martyn Wyndham-Read. British-born Australian troubadour sings of drovers, cane cutters and other bush workers. House concert in Laurel; for location see Web site. March 12.

• Gordon Bok. Singer, guitarist, collector of songs of the sea. Wolman Sanctuary, Tifereth Israel Congregation, 7701 16th St. NW (16th and Juniper streets NW). 7:30-10 p.m. March 16. $12.50-$25.

• John Roberts. Sea songs. House concert in McLean; for location see Web site. March 22.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

• Doc Watson with Richard Watson and David Holt: Hills of Home. Concert Hall. 8 p.m. March 8. $20-$40.

• Monterey Jazz Festival. Terence Blanchard, trumpet; James Moody, saxophone; Benny Green, piano; Nnenna Freelon, vocals; Derrick Hodges, bass; Kendrick Scott, drums. 7 p.m. March 9. $21-$42.

George Washington University Lisner Auditorium

730 21st St. NW. 202/994-6800, 301/808-6900 or ticketmaster.com; www.lisner.org

• Eighth Annual Flamenco Festival: Ballet Flamenco: Eva Yerbabuena. The prize-winning dancer with her company of dancers and musicians in the Washington premiere of her new show, “Santo y Sena” (“Signs and Wonders”). 8 p.m. Feb. 14, 15. $35-$60.

• Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington: That ‘80s Show. Culture and counter-culture in the Reagan era. 8 p.m. March 15; 3 p.m. March 16. $10-$50.

Kennedy Center

Concert Hall, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Performances start at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free. 202/467-4600, www.kennedy-center.org

• The McCoy Tyner Trio with Savion Glover. The Grammy-winning pianist and jazz master is joined by the Tony-winning choreographer and tap master. 7 p.m. Feb. 24. $20-$45.

• NSO Pops: Pink Martini. The 12-member band makes its NSO debut with a multilingual program. 7 p.m. Feb. 28; 8 p.m. Feb. 29 and March 1. $20-$85. March 1 performance sold out.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Performances start at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free. 202/467-4600, www.kennedy-center.org

• Petrona Martinez. Colombian vocalist and expert in bullerengue, an Afro-Colombian dance rhythm originally sung only by pregnant women confined to their homes. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Colombia. Feb. 26.

Kennedy Center

Terrace Theater and Gallery, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

• Terell Stafford Quintet. The trumpeter and his group in selections from their latest recording. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. March 7. $25. 7:30 p.m. performance sold out.

• Chip Jackson with Annette Sanders. The bassist and signer perform Billy Taylor’s original compositions. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. March 8. $25. 7:30 p.m. performance sold out.

• Sarah Morrow. The blues trombonist gives a new definition to urban jazz. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. March 14. $15. 7:30 p.m. performance sold out.

Levine School of Music

Jane Lang Recital Hall, 2801 Upton St. NW. 202/686-8000, www.levineschool.org

• Cabaret Evening: Great American Songs. Vocalist Marilyn Moore and the Levine Jazz Trio. Gershwin, Porter, Rodgers and Hart. 7 p.m. Feb. 14. $40, $45 through the Web site.

The Mansion at Strathmore

10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

• Chris Bacon. Hip-hop artist and guitarist and his 11-member group. 7:30 p.m. March 5 and 26. $10.

• DBR. Composer, performer and violinist mixes funk, rock, hip-hop and classical music. 7:30 p.m. March 10. $15.

The Music Center at Strathmore

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

• BSO Superpops: Art Garfunkel with the BSO. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $21-$84.

• Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary Tour. Terence Blanchard, trumpet; James Moody, tenor/saxophone/flute; Benny Green, piano/music director; Derrick Hodge, bass; Kendrick Scott, drums; special guest vocalist Nnenna Freelon. 8 p.m. Feb. 19. $25-$58.

• Mandy Patinkin in Concert. Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim, Chapin, Schonberg, Berlin and Porter. 8 p.m. March 1. $35-$65. Many seats sold out.

• B.B. King. The King of the Blues. Jazz pianist Henry Butler opens. 7:30 p.m. March 3 and 4. $57-$87. Some seats sold out.

• WPAS: Natalie MacMaster. The Cape Breton fiddler and her five-man band. 8 p.m. March 5. $30-$58.

• BSO Superpops: Pops Goes Vegas! Jack Everly, conductor, and a cast of singers and dancers celebrate Las Vegas. 8 p.m. March 13. $21-$84.

National Geographic Society

Grosvenor Auditorium, 1600 M St. NW. 202/857-7700, www.nationalgeographic.com/nglive. Tickets 202/857-7700 or www.tickets.com.

• Junoon, featuring Salman Ahmad, with Falu. Arena rock combines with Sufi poetry. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $30, $35.

• Carmen Consoli in Concert. Italian song with indie-rock, bossa nova and jazz and blues influences. 8 p.m. March 8. $30, $35.

National Museum of Natural History

Baird Auditorium, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Metro: Federal Triangle. 202/633-1000, www.nmnh.si.edu

• Music of the Jazz Masters Series: Johnny Hodges and his Small Group with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Favorites including “Castle Rock.” 7:30 p.m. April 5. $18-25. Tickets through Smithsonian Resident Associates at residentassociates.org

National Museum of Women in the Arts

1250 New York Ave. NW. 202/783-5000, www.nmwa.org

• In Series: “Mujeres/Women.” A bilingual portrait of Latin American women through the early 20th century poets Juana de Ibarbourou, Gabriela Mistral and Alfonsina Storni and selections sung by Cantare and Friends. 8 p.m. March 7; 3 p.m. March 9. $15-$29. www.inseries.org

The National Theatre

Monday Night at The National in the Helen Hayes Gallery, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Performances 6 and 7:30 p.m. Admission free; seating limited. Tickets required and are distributed first-come, first-served 30 minutes before show time. 202/783-3372, www.nationaltheatre.org and click on the “Monday Night” logo.

• City At Peace. Teens from the nonprofit organization turn their frustration with life into improvisational theatrical scenes. March 3.

• Nen Daiko: The Power and Beauty of Daiko Drumming. Drummers and dancers in a musical evening. March 10.

Old Brogue Irish Pub

760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Shows 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Reservations in advance through the Old Brogue”s staff: $78 six-concert package, $15 individual concerts. 703/759-3309. For information, www.ionamusic.com/brogueinfo.htm.

• Maggie Sansone, Andrea Hoag, Rob Greenway, Matthew Bell. Hammered dulcimer, fiddle, flute, percussion in a musical re-enactment of a Celtic fair. Feb. 17.

• Give Way. The four Johnson sisters from Scotland rock out on fiddle, accordion, whistle, piano, guitar bass and vocals. Feb. 24.

• The Andrea Beaton Trio. Hot licks from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, featuring fiddle, keyboard, song and step dance. March 2.

• Iona. Vocals, fiddle, flute, strings and percussion in a tour of all the Celtic nations. March 9.

Patriot Center

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 202/397-SEAT, www.patriotcenter.com

• Don Omar and El Torito. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $48, $68.

• An Evening with Dolly Parton. 7:30 p.m. March 11. $45.50-75.50.

• Toby Mac and Jeremy Camp. Christian music artists on tour. 7:30 p.m. March 13. $18-$30.

• The Jonas Brothers. 7 p.m. March 14. $30-$50.

State Theatre

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703/237-0300, www.thestatetheatre.com

• Vast with the Kin. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $15, $18.

• The Legwarmers. 9 p.m. Feb. 15, 16. $15. Both performances sold out.

• 22nd Annual Wammie Awards. Doors 7 p.m. Feb. 17. $18, $25 at 703/368-3300, 888/843-0933 or through wamadc.com/wama

• Georgetown University’s 32nd Annual Cabaret Rock Concert. Feb. 21.

• The Machine: America’s Premier Pink Floyd Tribute. 9 p.m. Feb. 23. $15, $18.

• The Radiators, Backyard Tire Fire. 8 p.m. Feb. 24. $15, $18.

• Gentleman & The Far East Band and SOJA plus DJ Redemption. Age 21 plus. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28. $25, $27.

• Politicks, Everyone but Pete, Square Trio. 9 p.m. Feb. 29. $10, $12.

• Maceo Parker plus Pianoramax. 9 p.m. March 1. $26.

• Joseph Israel and Lionize with Zach Deputy. 8 p.m. March 5. $12.

• Hope Line Spring Blast Concert with Tommy Lepson Band, Patty Reese, Margot MacDonald, more. 7:30 p.m. March 6. $20.

• Sematic, Anamide, Envy Insane. 9 p.m. March 7. $11.

• Pat Metheny Trio with Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez. 8 and 11 p.m. March 14.

Verizon Center

601 F. St. NW. 202/397-SEAT, www.verizoncenter.com

• The Return of the Spice Girls World Tour. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. $72.50-$122.50.

• Bon Jovi Lost Highway World Tour, with Daughtry opening. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28. $49.50-$135.50.

Wolf Trap: The Barns

1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets at the box office or at www.tickets.com, 703/218-6500. See www.wolftrap.org

• BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $24. Sold out.

• The Subdudes. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. $25. Sold out.

• John Waite. Acoustic trio. 8 p.m. Feb. 21. $35.

• Washington Saxophone Quartet. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $30.

• Celtic Fiddle Festival: Kevin Burke, Christian LeMaitre, Andre Brunet, Ged Foley. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23. $22. Sold out.

• Roomful of Blues. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. $22.

• Cherish the Ladies. The Irish traditional music and dance group led by whistle player and flutist Joanie Madden. 8 p.m. March 4 and 5. $25.

• David Wilcox. Folk/pop musician. 8 p.m. March 6. $22.

• The Bobs. The Grammy-nominated vocal wizards. 8 p.m. March 12. $20.

• George Winston. Grammy-winning folk pianist. 8 p.m. March 13 and 14; 7:30 p.m. March 15. Some performances sold out.

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