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4th Annual Rock at the Row Summer Concert Series. Thursday Nights from 7-9 p.m. at Pentagon Row. Call 703-413-6691 or visit

June 22: Taylor Carson (Singer/Songwriter)

June 29: Dan Haas (Pop/Rock)

July 6: King Cadillac (Retro Rock and Roll)

July 13: Shane Hines (Pop/Rock)

July 20: Gonzos Nose (80’s and 90’s Cover Band)

July 27: Jokers Wild (Swing)

Aug. 3: The Reflex (80’s Cover Band)

Walther Productions presents Ozric Tentacles at the State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church on Thursday, June 22 at 7 p.m. Call 703-237-0300. Tickets are $20, $24 at door, available at all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 202-432-SEAT or 703-573-SEAT, 410-481-SEAT, 800-551-SEAT, and at; and through Walthertix at 800-594-TIXX and

Chris Bliss will be appearing Wednesday, June 28 at the State Theatre, Falls Church. Call 703-237-0300. Tickets available through the State Theatre Box Office and Ticketmaster. A fresh and captivating new voice in the tradition of American satire from Will Rogers to Dennis Miller, Chris Bliss delivers smart comedy for the information age.

Clarendon Ballroom, 1101 N. Highland St., Arlington, will host HiBall’s Freedom Fest Independence Eve Bash on Monday, July 3. It will Feature multiple bands and DJ's and run from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.

The Waybacks, appearing Saturday, July 8, at the State Theatre, Falls Church, Virginia. Call 703-237-0300. Tickets are $16, available through the State Theatre Box Office and Ticketmaster. The traditional sounds of old-timey string band music is only one element of the musical tapestry woven by San Francisco-based quintet the Waybacks.

J-San and the Analogue Sons announce their appearance at Whitlows in Arlington on Thursday, July 13. Whitlows On Wilson is located at 2854 Wilson Boulevard. This show will begin at 9:30 p.m. and is $5 at the door.

Bistro Bistro, Live jazz and dance music by LaMont Mitchell & Friends, every Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4021 S. 28th St., Arlington. 703-379-0300. No cover. No minimum.

Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-469-2244.

Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg offer swing dancing every Tuesday from 9-11 p.m. Cost is $10. Call 703-359-9882.

Cowboy Cafe North, 4792 Lee Highway, Arlington, 703-243-8010.

Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, 703-528-4660. Sunday-Wednesday, 5 p.m.-midnight. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Open mic comedy every Wednesday 8-10 p.m.

Extra Virgin, Live jazz and dance music by LaMont Mitchell & Friends, every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. at 4053 S. 28th St., Arlington, 703-998-8474

Freddie’s Beach Bar and Restaurant, 555 S. 23rd St., 703-685-0555. Comedy show on Monday nights starting at 8 p.m. Karaoke on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, starting at 9. Sunday champagne brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Drag shows on Sunday nights starting at 9.

Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-525-8646. Live music Saturday, Sunday and Monday nights. No cover charge. Shows begin at 9:45 p.m.

Ireland’s Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-525-3600. Live music Tuesday through Saturday, 9 p.m.

Joseph’s Restaurant, 2403 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-524-2722.

Matsutake Steak & Sushi, 4121 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-351-8787. Live jazz and dance music Fridays, 8-11 p.m. by LaMont Mitchell & Friends. No cover. No minimum.

Pica Deli Gourmet & Wines, 471 N. Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-524-5656. Live music Thursdays, 5:30-9 p.m. Go to

Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-243-0145. Open mike night every Thursday. Shows start 9:30 p.m. All shows 21 and over. Usually $5 cover.

Rock Bottom, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1256 inside the Ballston Common Mall, 703-516-7688,

Upcoming events include:

Sala Thai, 2900 N. 10th St., Arlington, 703-465-2900. Live bands Friday and Saturday from 8-11 p.m.

Sine Irish Pub & Restaurant, 1301 S. Joyce St., Arlington, 703-415-4420. Live jazz and dance music Saturdays, 8-11 p.m. by LaMont Mitchell & Friends. No cover. No minimum.

Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant, hosts occasional opera nights, 501 N. Randolph St., Arlington, 703-522-1005.

SoBe Seafood Co., 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, 703-528-0033, Outdoor bar, food and drink specials, a DJ and open-air dancing every Saturday night. DJ starts at 10 p.m. No cover charge. Flip-flops welcome. Live music Thursday nights from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St., Arlington, 703-524-7455. Party D.C. events every Wednesday. Live dance music from 9:30-12:30 a.m., plus micro brews, specials and more. No cover charge. Mondays are Salsa night, with free dance lessons and salsa music. Tuesdays are Poker Night, with free Texas Hold-'Em tourneys. Upcoming Events:

June 22: DJ Pat Premier (Hip Hop / Techno Music)

June 23: Gonzo's Nose (Rock Favorites Cover Band)

June 24: DJ Tighty Whitey (Hip Hop / Dance Music)

June 29: Naked Grace (Modern Rock Originals & Covers)

June 30: Hyjinx (Rock Music Favorites Cover Band)

July 1: DJ Dance Party (Hip Hop / Dance Music)

State Theatre, 220 Lee Highway, Falls Church, 703-237-0300. Visit Monday-night football on a 24-foot screen every Monday. Upcoming events:

Wednesday, June 21: Devotchka plus Norfolk And Western (Independent Rock formed in Denver & Portland)

Thursday, June 22: Ozric Tentacles (Neo Progressive Rock/ Neo Psychedelia/ Space Rock)

Friday, June 23: Tommy Castro and Deanna Bogart (Modern Electric Blues)

Saturday, June 24: Los Super Grupos En Concierto (Various Latin)

Wednesday, June 28: Chris Bliss (Stand-Up Comedy)

Friday, June 30: Soldiers of Jah Army (Washington's favorite, homegrown, Reggae masters)

Saturday, July 1: Eric Lindell (Modern Electric Blues/ Contemporary Blues)

Thursday, July 13: Pedro Suarez-Vertiz (Latin Pop)

Friday, July 21: Bob Schneider (Singer-Songwriter/ American Traditional Rock/ Roots Rock)

Saturday/July 22: Maldita Vencindad plus Los Abandoned (Latin Rock/ Mexican Rock)

Monday, July 24: Danielson (Independent Rock)