- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 21, 2008

The Athenaeum

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

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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 E. 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

• 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

• 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.

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

• 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.

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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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