- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 20, 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

• Rufus J. Fisk. April 4.

Birchmere Music Hall

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

• Amel Larrieux. March 20. $35. Sold out.

• Tift Merritt with The Everybodyfields. March 21. $25.

• Cleve Francis. March 22. $27.50.

• A Fine Frenzy with Chris Stills, Ferras. March 23. $22.50.

• Buddy Guy with Matt Wigler. March 26. $49.50. Sold out.

• Buddy Guy with Eleanor Ellis. March 27. $49.50. Sold out.

• Jimmy Thackery and Deanna Bogart. March 28. $25.

• The Hooters. March 29. $28.50.

• Michael Feinstein. March 30. $55.

• Tower of Power. March 31. $49.50.

• Tim O’Brien with The Greencards. April 1. $25.

• Candy Dulfer. April 3. $39.50.

• Kelly Willis with Amanda Shaw and The Cute Guys. April 4. $25.

• Mid-Atlantic Regional Harmony Sweepstakes. April 5. $25.

• Ottmar Liebert: solo guitar and conversation. April 6. $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

• Bodies of Water, Ra Ra Rasputin. March 20. $10.

• Le Loup, The Ruby Suns, Bellman Barker. March 21. $10.

• The Mountain Goats, The Moaners. March 22. $15.

• Katastrophe, Athens Boys Choir. March 23. $8.

• Blitzen Trapper, Fleet Foxes. March 25. $10.

• Vandaveer, Laura Burhenn, Sean Walsh and The National Reserve. March 26. $8.

• Xiu Xiu, Thao Nguyen and The Get Down Stay Down, Chris Garneau. March 27. $12.

• MN8 Presents: Si Se with The Nayas. March 28. $18.

• The Raveonettes, Black Acid. March 29. $15.

• The Andalusians, Carol Bui. March 30. $8.

• The LK, Meredith Bragg. March 31. $8.

• Anousheh Khalili, The Feverfew, Sleep Station. April 1. $8.

• Jens Lekman, The Honeydrips, Marla Hansen. April 2. $13.

• Kimya Dawson, Angelo Spencer, Spoonboy. April 3. $12, $14.

• Les Savy Fav, The Big Sleep, The Dodos. April 4. $15.

• Georgie James, Statehood, Olivia Mancini and The Housemates. April 5. $10.

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

• Sweet Teeth, Tiger and the Snow, Mumpsy. March 20. $8.

• Iszoloscope, Memmaker, Synnack, Worms Of The Earth. March 23. $12.

• Digitalism, Guns ‘n’ Bombs, DJ People’s Champion. March 24. $18.

• Die! Die! Die! March 25. $8.

• C-mon and Kypski. March 26. $8, $10.

• Delta Spirit, Port O’Brien. March 27. $10.

• Deleted Scenes, Drink Up Buttercup, Butterflies, The Fordists, DJ Ed Dudes. March 29. $8.

• The Dodos, Silje Nes. March 30. $10.

• To Be a High Powered Executive. March 31. $8.

• Flex Matthews, Ardaplus, Joe Beats + Blak Lungz, Educated Consumers. April 1. $7.

• The Woggles, Tiger Tiger, The Hall Monitors. April 2. $10.

• Howlin Rain, (Ethan Miller of Comets On Fire). April 3. $10, $12.

• My Robot Friend, Wooly Mammoth, Bellman Barker. April 5. $10.

• WRYR Local Lowdown Spring Fling Fundraiser: Alexis George, Blue Collar War, Kodiak, Back Before Dawn, Gist, Left of Avalon, The Pie Man/Glenmont Popes, King Giant, Lime Green. April 6. $10.

IOTA

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

• The Exciting Conclusion, Natalie E. Illum, Haale. 9 p.m. March 20. $12.

• Boxcar Collision, Tami d’Mar, Abby Mott. 9:30 p.m. March 21. $10.

• Exit Clov, Pretty and Nice, Cobra Collective. 9:30 p.m. March 22. $10.

• Gary Jules with AM, Mando Saenz. March 23. $12.

• Sally Anthony. 8:30 p.m. March 24. $16.

• Trampled by Turtles, Eric Sommer. 8:30 p.m. March 25. $12.

• Matthew Good, Mary Battiata. 9 p.m. March 27. $15.

• Eric Brace and Luke Brindley, The Brilliant Inventions, Andy Davis. 9:30 p.m. March 28. $10.

• Scott Miller. 4 p.m. March 29. $15.

• The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, Wink Keziah. 9 p.m. March 29. $15.

• Michael and Evan (of Honor by August), Matt and Will. 8:30 p.m. March 30. $10.

• Rustic Overtones. 8:30 p.m. March 31. $12.

• Enon with The Epochs. 9:30 p.m. April 4. $12.

• Last Train Home with The Wrights. 9 p.m. April 5. $13.

• Last Train Home. 2 p.m. (all ages, nonsmoking) April 6.

Jammin’ Java

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

• The Gypsy Sons; Wes Tucker and The Skillets; Leaving, TX; Celeste Starchild. 8 p.m. March 20. $10.

• My Favorite Highway, The Bigger Lights, Chelsea Lee. 7 p.m. March 21. $15.

• My Favorite Highway, Parade the Day, Chelsea Lee. 7 p.m. March 22. $15.

• Perfume River: A gumbo of songs from the Louisiana-seasoned stage musical. 7:30 p.m. March 24. $15.

• What a Great Audience, Cerca Trova, The Automatics, Temporary Basement. 6:30 p.m. March 25. $10.

• Curtis Peoples. 7:30 p.m. March 26. $10.

• Dan Navarro and Darden Smith. 7:30 p.m. March 27. $15.

• The Kennedys’ “Better Dreams” CD Release Show. 7:30 p.m. March 28. $18.

• Revel, The Blackjacks, Brainfang. 9:30 p.m. March 29. $10.

• Randy Thompson “Further On” CD Release Show, The Colin Thompson Band. 7 p.m. March 30. $12.

• The Everyday Visuals, Barcelona, Tony Lucca, Eva Castillo. 7 p.m. March 31. $10.

• People in Planes, Jupiter One. 7:30 p.m. April 1. $10.

• Glen Phillips (from Toad the Wet Sprocket) with Jonathan Kingham. 8 p.m. April 2. $22, $25.

• The Waybacks’ “Loaded” CD release show, Chatham County Line. 7:30 p.m. April 3. $15.

• Shane Hines and the Trance, Everyone But Pete, Better Days Trio. 8 p.m. April 4. $12.

• Spiraling, Bellflur. 6 p.m. April 5. $15.

• Bo Jankans/K-Beta, Sketch, Sloppy Joe. 9:30 p.m. April 5. $10.

• Jammin” for a Cure: A Benefit Concert for Relay for Life. 7 p.m. April 6. $20 minimum donation to American Cancer Society.

9:30 Club

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

• The Gutter Twins with Great Northern. March 20. $20.

• Riddim House Presents Jah Works featuring Big Vizion with S.T.O.R.M, Lionize, Cant Hang. March 21. $15.

• MN8 Presents Amp Fiddler and Tortured Soul with Fertile Ground. March 22. $20.

• The 11th Hour Tour: Del the Funky Homosapien with Bukue One. March 23. $20.

• Morcheeba with Federico Aubele. March 24. $25.

• Presidents of the United States of America with Jack Talcum and Ludo. March 25. $15.

• Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks with John Vanderslice. March 28. $20.

• Ghostland Observatory. March 29. $15.

• BoDeans. April 2. $25.

• Boredoms, Soft Circle and Black Pus. April 3. $20.

• Allstate Presents Lifehouse with Matt Nathanson and HoneyHoney. April 4. Sold out.

• Mike Doughty’s Band with The Panderers. Doors 8 p.m. April 5. $20.

• Carbon/Silicon featuring Mick Jones of the Clash and Tony James of Generation X, with Matt Pond PA. April 6. $20.

Rams Head Tavern

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

• Virginia Coalition CD Release with Alexa Wilkinson. 8 p.m. March 20. $30.

• Hotel Cafe Tour featuring Eric Hutchinson, Cary Brothers, Ingrid Michaelson, Joshua Radin, Meiko. 8 p.m. March 21. $22.

• Rocknoceros. All ages. 11 a.m. March 22. $13.50. Children under 2 free.

• Terry Adams Rock ‘n’ Roll Quartet. 7 p.m. March 22. $22.50.

• 1964 The Tribute. 3 p.m. (all ages) and 7 p.m. (21 plus) March 23. $36.50.

• People in Planes and Jupiter One. 8 p.m. March 24. $13.50.

• Chrisette Michele. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. March 25. $26.50.

• Larry Coryell. 7 p.m. March 26. $25.

• Brian Bromberg Band. 7:30 p.m. March 27. $27.50.

• Gary Jules with guests AM and Mando Saenz. 8 p.m. March 28. $15.

• Paul Kelly with Patrick Park. 7 p.m. March 29. $20.

• Junior Brown. 1 p.m. March 30. All ages matinee. $30.

• Angelique Kidjo. 8 p.m. March 31. $47.50.

• Alan Parsons Live Project. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. April 1. $79.50.

• Sonny Landreth with Tony Furtado. 8 p.m. April 2. $33.50.

• Kathy Mattea. 6 and 9 p.m. April 3. $45.

• Euge Groove. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. April 4. $33.50.

• The Bacon Brothers. 7 and 10 p.m. April 5. $49.50.

• Kelly Willis Band. 1 p.m. April 6. $22.50. All ages.

• Saul Williams. 8 p.m. April 6. $29.50.

The Red and the Black

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

• Panther. March 20.

• CTC, The Wax Standard, Sutures. March 21.

• The Jet Age, Wussy, The Charm Offensive, The Kyle Sowashes. March 22.

• Waking Lights, Stacy Rock. March 23.

• The Sound Of Sirens, The Hard Lesson, The Sterns. March 25.

• Mass Shivers, True Womanhood. March 26.

• Anavan, Koko. March 27.

• Dave Fischoff, The Known Unknowns, Lode Runner, E. Joseph. March 28.

• Dirty Excuse, Cobra Kisses, Antietam. March 29.

• The Photographic. March 31.

• Chow Nasty, The Ambitions. April 3.

• Sonic Cheetahs Of Death, American Sinner, Whiz Bang Three, The Secret Theatre, Dave Ihmels CD release party. 8:30 p.m. April 4.

The Rock and Roll Hotel

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

• The 2nd Annual Chad Barth Walk for Epilepsy Fundraiser featuring Crossin Dixon. 9 p.m. March 20. $20, $100. All tickets to charity.

• New Model Army, Echoes and Shadows, Supreme Commander. 9:30 p.m. March 21. $15.

• Blaqstarr, Nouveau Riche DJs Gavin Holland, SteveLove, Nacey in the main room; Matt Nordstrom with Ed Dudes in the bar. 9:30 p.m. March 22. $10.

• Acid Mothers Temple, Danava. 8:30 p.m. March 23. $12.

• Nicole Atkins and the Sea, The Parlor Mob. 8:30 p.m. March 24. $12.

• Authority Zero, Whole Wheat Bread, Beat Union, Civet, Permanent Ascent. 6:30 p.m. March 27. $15.

• The Redline Addiction, The Fif, Stella Mira, Sikamor Rooney, Ainsley. 9 p.m. March 28. $10.

• New Rock Church Of Fire, Death By Sexy, Nunchucks, Mas Y Mas. 9:30 p.m. March 29. $10.

• Caribou. 8:30 p.m. March 30. $12, $14.

• Robbers On High Street, The City Veins. 8:30 p.m. April 3. $10.

• Beach House, Papercuts. 9:30 p.m. April 4. $10.

• The Dirtbombs, Kelly Stoltz, Julie Ocean. 9:30 p.m. April 5. $13.

• Baby Loves Disco. For children ages 6 months to 7 years, with friends and family. 1-4 p.m. April 5. $12 per walking human; non-walkers free. Sold out.

• Aloha, Anathallo, Roofwalkers. 8:30 p.m. April 6. $10, $12.

Velvet Lounge

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

• Perfect Souvenir, Fox Japan. March 20.

• The Lookies, The Rambling Shadows, 7 Door Sedan. March 21.

• Spontaneous Infinity pre-festival show with Steve Lehman, DCIC. March 22.

• Admiral Browning, Scale the Summit, Periphery. March 23.

• Make A Rising, Gestures. March 24.

• Flex Mathews. March 26.

• Suns of Guns, Vincent Black Shadow, Rise of Man. March 27.

• Spontaneous Infinity with Elliott Sharp, John Dierker/Vattel Cherry/Toshi Makihara, Jaimie Branch/March Riordan, Thus, Nate Scheible and Matt Wascovich. March 28.

• Spontaneous Infinity with Marshall Allen, Uri Caine, Matthias Muller and Christian Marien, Sabeer Mateen, PRV Trio. March 29.

• Dame Satan, Kuschty Rye Ergot. March 30.

• Black Ant, Ten Gray Tuesday, The Five One, Copper Rose & Bones. March 31.

• Widespread Panic after-show party with Jamie McLean. April 1.

• Twin Earth, Women. April 2.

• Must Love Trash, Gaslight Society, Jared Friedman and Gabriel Miller-Phillips. April 3.

• Apes, Health, True Womanhood. April 4.

• Downtown Harvest, The Luckouts. April 5.

• Food For Animals, Eat Forever, Snack Truck. April 6.

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 ($9 minimum purchase and $2.25 surcharge for all shows). 202/337-4141, www.bluesalley.com

• Maysa, soul vocals. 8 and 10 p.m. March 20-22. $48.

• The Jazz Ambassadors. 8 and 10 p.m. March 24. Free.

• The Brian Bromberg Band (bass). 8 and 10 p.m. March 25. $30.

• Dee Parker, R&B;/soul vocals. 8 and 10 p.m. March 26. $18.

• Larry Coryell Power Trio (guitar/bass/drums), featuring Mark Egan, Paul Wertico. 8 and 10 p.m. March 27-30. $25.

• Duende Quartet: Harry Appleman, Josh Schwartzman, Mark Merella, Sam Turner (piano/bass/hand percussion). 8 and 10 p.m. March 31. $18.

• The Jazz Academy Orchestra (sax). 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. April 1. $18.

• Joshua Redman Trio: Joshua Redman, sax; Greg Hutchinson, drums; Doug Weiss, bass. 8 and 10 p.m. April 3-6. $32.50.

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. March 20, 27, April 3. Free.

• Young Lions featuring Matvei Sigalof. 9 and 11 p.m. March 21 and 22. $15.

• Will Rast Funk Ark. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. March 23. $10.

• The Hide Experience with Heidi Martin. 9:30 p.m. March 25. Free before 10 p.m.; $5 after.

• Sy Smith. 8 and 10 p.m. March 26. $12.

• Reginald Cyntje Quartet. 9 and 11 p.m. March 28. $15.

• Jolley Brothers. 9 and 11 p.m. March 29. $15.

• Sol Edler. 8 and 10 p.m. April 2. $10.

• Luis Faife. 9 and 11 p.m. April 5. $15.

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

HR-57

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

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

• Saltman Knowles. March 21, 22.

• Antonio Parker Quartet. March 28.

• Donvonte McCoy Quartet. March 29.

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

• Chad Carter with special guest Bootsy Barnes. March 21.

• Howard Alden and Howard Paul and their quartet. An evening of straight-ahead jazz guitar. March 28.

• Ray Vega. The trumpeter, percussionist, composer, and arranger from the South Bronx with his New York quartet, which plays straight-ahead jazz. April 4.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

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

• Alvin Trask. The associate professor of music and trumpet and jazz coordinator at Montgomery College and his quintet. 5-8 p.m. March 20.

• James Zimmerman. The senior public programs producer at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is the lead vocalist in a much heralded jazz quartet. In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. 5-8 p.m. April 10.

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

• Common Ground. March 20.

• The Phillip Martin Group. March 21.

• Marcus Johnson CD release party. March 22.

• The Wake Campbell Group. March 27.

• Double Digit. March 28.

• The Earl Carter Group. March 29.

• The Trey Eley Experience. April 3.

• The Meritxell Project. April 4.

• Vocalist Cherise & Her Group. April 5.

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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