- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 31, 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.

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: Restless Heart. DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D St. NW. 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Free and open to the public.

• 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.

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. Feb. 17.

Focus Music Alexandria

Folk and acoustic music at the Church of the Resurrection, 2280 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. $12, $15. 703/380-3151, www.focusmusic.org

• Modern Man. David Buskin, Rob Carlson and George Wurzbach lampoon everything from the FBI to ESPN. 7 p.m. Feb. 10.

Focus Music Rockville

Folk and acoustic music at O’Brien’s BBQ, 387 East Gude Drive, Rockville. $12, $15. 301/275-7459, www.focusmusic.org

• Erica Wheeler. Award-winning singer-songwriter. 8 p.m. Feb. 13.

• Teresa Storch, Danielle Miraglia and Chuck E. Costa. Singer-songwriters. 8 p.m. Feb. 27.

Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Various venues. 202/546-2228, www.fsgw.org

• FSGW Midwinter Festival. Music; waltzing, square, Morris, sword and contra dances; stories, workshops, crafts, Balkan program. Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Road, Takoma Park. Noon-10:30 p.m. Feb. 2. $12-$18 non-members, $4-$8 children 6-12.

• Rhys Jones and Christina Wheeler. Traditional country vocals on fiddle and guitar. House concert in Chevy Chase; for location see Web site. 8-10:30 p.m. Feb. 9. $15 suggested donation.

• 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. 8-10:30 p.m. Feb. 28. $15 suggested donation.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

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

• Peru Negro. The standard bearers of Black music in Peru interweave festive and celebratory dances with live music to recreate the folkloric history of their ancestors. 8 p.m. Feb. 2. $20-$40.

• Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. With Jim Carroll, artistic director, and Byron Stripling, artistic director of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, on trumpet. 8 p.m. Feb. 8. $19-$38.

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: “Cuatro Esquinas” (“Four Corners”). Flamenco singers Carmen Linares and Miguel Poveda, guitarist Juan Carlos Romero and dancer Pastora Galvan range across the form from its Gypsy roots to contemporary innovations. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. $35-$55.

• Eighth Annual Flamenco Festival: Tomatito Quintet. Gypsy guitarist Tomatito, his ensemble and Gypsy dancer Jose Maya. 7 p.m. Feb. 10. $35-$55.

• Eighth Annual Flamenco Festival: Gala Flamenca: Mujeres. Three generations of dancers honor the women of flamenco. With Merche Esmeralda, Belen Maya, Rocio Molina, Diana Navarro. 7 p.m. Feb. 12. $35-$60.

• 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.

Kennedy Center

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

• Major League Tassa. The Tassa drumming of East Indians from the Caribbean region, performed by both Hindus and Muslims. Jan. 31.

• The Young Brothers Trio. Jazz musicians Tim Young, piano; Bhagwan Khalsa, bass; and Alphonso M. Young Jr., drums, in tunes from their debut recording. Feb. 1.

• Motel. D.C.’s hip-hop style melds with original New York jazz. Feb. 3.

• Oki, his Dub Ainu Band and Marewrew. The world’s most prominent performer on the tonkori (a traditional stringed instrument) with his band and female singers of Marewrew in music that fuses reggae, African rhythms and electronica with Ainu folk melodies. Part of “Japan! Culture + Hyperculture.” Feb. 8.

• Hakata Kinjishi Taiko and Hakata Koma. Jyuraku and Syouraku Chikushi in drumming derived from music used for the Lion Dance, along with their mother Shuraku Chikushi, who demonstrates the art of spinning tops. Part of “Japan! Culture + Hyperculture.” Feb. 9.

• YMCK. A pop trio acclaimed for its 8-bit sound and pixel animation in live performance that reminds people of old game consoles. Part of “Japan! Culture + Hyperculture.” Feb. 10.

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

• The Ron Kearns Quintet. Soulful jazz and popular standards. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. $26.

The Music Center at Strathmore

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

• WPAS: Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band. 7 p.m. Feb. 10. $30-$58.

• BSO Superpops: Art Garfunkel with the BSO. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $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: The Big Band Works of Quincy Jones with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Favorites including “The Midnight Sun Will Never Set,” “Stockholm Sweetnin” and “Ironside.” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. $18-25. Tickets through Smithsonian Resident Associates at residentassociates.org

The National Theatre

Monday Night at The National in the Helen Hayes Gallery, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Performances at 6 and 7:30 p.m. Admission free but 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.

• Columbia Flute Choir. A musical ensemble that features all the members of the flute family. Feb. 4.

• Ella And Company: “Call Me Madame!” Expert female illusionists in dazzling deceptions. Feb. 11.

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.

• Al Petteway and Amy White. Strings, percussion and vocals in an Appalachian musical translation of Scotch-Irish traditions. Feb. 3.

• Beth Patterson. New Orleans-based bouzouki player and singer/songwriter in Celtic-Cajun traditional tunes. Feb. 10.

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

• Matchbox 20 featuring Alanis Morissette and Mute Math. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. $55, $75.

• Blue Man Group How To Be A Megastar Tour 2.1. 8 p.m. Feb. 9, 10. $52, $78.

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

State Theatre

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

• George Leh,Tom Principato, Steve Jacobs, Joe Wells and Tommy Lepson plus the Souled Out Horn Section. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 31. $16.

• Blue Oyster Cult. 9 p.m. Feb. 1. $25.

• The Bridge and RAQ. 9 p.m. Feb. 2. $12, $14.

• Eric Lindell, Otis Taylor. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6. $13, $16.

• Perpetual Groove. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7. $12, $14.

• Bruce in the USA: A tribute to Bruce Springsteen. 9 p.m. Feb. 8. $18.

• The Mary Ann Redmond Band. 9 p.m. Feb. 9. $13.

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

• The Legwarmers. 9 p.m. Feb. 15, 16. $15. Feb. 16 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

Verizon Center

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

• Barry Manilow. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. $9.99-$250. Limit eight tickets.

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

• Maureen McGovern. 8 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 1. $30.

• Jeff Daniels. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 2. $25.

• Michelle Shocked with Erin McKeown. 8 p.m. Feb. 7. $20.

• Patty Larkin. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9. $20.

• An Evening with Last Train Home. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10. $16.

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

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

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