Nightlife July 5-11

Nightlife July 5-11

Know of a local venue that we don't have listed? Contact Rebecca Halik at or call 703-917-6407.

Austin Grill

801 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-684-8969.

Bangkok Blues

926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. Call 703-534-0095.

Jumptown, Thursday, July 5

Eat at Joes and The Oxymorons, Friday, July 6

Deja Blue and Johnny Artis, Saturday, July 7

Mark Mandel, Sunday, July 8

Idle American, Tuesday, July 10

Curtis Blues, Wednesday, July 11

DC Acoustic Underground, Thursday, July 12

Perfect Tuesday and Treading Lemmings, Friday, July 13

Gina DeSimmone and Catfish Honeymoon, Saturday, July 14

Ecuador Jazz Envoys and The Meteors, Sunday, July 15

The Birchmere

3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 703-549-7500 or visit

Star Spangles Blowout, Thursday, July 5

Rachelle Ferrell, Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7

Old Time Banjo Festival, Sunday, July 8

Elisabeth Winters, Monday, July 9

Jerry Jeff Walker and The Gonzo Compadres, Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14

Jonny Lang w/The Alternative Routes, Monday, July 16

Chris Hillman w/Herb Pedersen and Richie Furay Band, Wednesday, July 18

Vienna Teng w/Christina Courtin, Thursday, July 19

Aimee Mann, Friday, July 20

Oleta Adams w/Jon Witkinson, Saturday, July 21

Boyz II Men, Sunday, July 22

Colin Hay Band w/The Greencards, Monday, July 23

Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush, Tuesday, July 24

The Duhks and The Infamous Stringdusters, Wednesday, July 25

Kelly Willis w/Said Cleaves, Thursday, July 26

Fertile Ground, Friday, July 27

Ray Price and The Cherokee Cowboys, Saturday, July 28

George Thorogood and The Destroyers, Wednesday, August 1

The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman, Thursday, August 2

Herman’s Hermit’s featuring Peter Noone, Friday, August 3

Gato Barberi, Saturday, August 4

Bistro Europa

715 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-549-0533.

Stokley Rose, Friday June 29

Cameron Perks

4911 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria. All events are free. Visit or 703-461-6900.

Jean Bayou, Friday, July 6

Alex Gunn, Saturday, July 7

Jim Dugan, Friday July,13

Marcus Williams, Saturday July, 14

Hannah, Friday, July 20

Julia Rose, Saturday, July 21

Mr. Don Bridges, Friday, July 27

Open Mic, Saturday, July 28

Caribbean Breeze

4100 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Call 703-812-7997.

Salsa Lessons every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Calabash of Alexandria

7305 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, 703-765-0222. Live Music every Saturday night at 9 p.m. with no cover charge. Visit

Smalltown, Friday, July 6

Zipper, Saturday, July 7

Westpole, Friday, July 13

Benefit w/ Cover Up, Saturday, July 14

Clarendon Ballroom

3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-469-2244

Clarendon Grill

1101 N. Highland St., Arlington. Call 703-524-7455.

Naked Grace, Thursday, July 5

The Reflex, Friday, July 6

Gonzo’s Nose, Saturday, July 7

DJ 2 Nutz, Thursday, July 12

Scott’s New Band, Friday, July 13

Toxic Mouse, Saturday, July 14

Monster Band, Thursday, July 19

Full Effect, Friday, July 20

DJ 2 Nutz, Saturday, July 21

DJ Pat Premier, Thursday, July 26

Reaction, Friday, July 27

DJ Lil Fos, Saturday, July 28

Cowboy Cafe North

4792 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Call 703--243-9882.

Dr. Dremo's Taphouse

2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-528-4660.

Monday Night Football every Monday.

Psychotronic Film Society Screening every Tuesday.

Stand-Up and Open Mic every Wednesday.

Open Mic every Thursday.

Duke's Bar and Grill

1755 Duke St., Alexandria. Call 703-838-9602 or visit

Live Acoustic music, every Friday Night. Shows from 5:30-9 p.m.

Evening Star Café

2000 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Call 703-549-5051. Visit

The Walkaways, Thursday, July 5

Michelle Burleson Band, Wednesday, July 11

Virgil Cain, Thursday, July 12

Bobby Thompson and Taylor Carson, Wednesday, July 18


1501 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Call 703-548-7200.

Live bluegrass music Sundays during brunch, starting at 11 a.m. No cover charge.

Freddie's Beach Bar and Restaurant

555 S. 23rd St., Arlington. Call 703-685-0555.

Comedy Show every Monday night at 8 p.m.

Karaoke every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m.

Drag Show every Sunday at 9 p.m.

The Fish Market

105 King St., Alexandria. Shows at 9 p.m. Call 703-836-5676. Visit

Jeff Jaska, Acoustic Guitar, Friday, July 6

DC Motors, Acoustic Duo, Saturday, July 7

Michael Yugo, Acoustic Guitar, Friday, July 13

The Fabulous Exaggerations, Saturday, July 14

Steve Shartel, Friday, July 20

Gantzer & Groover, Saturday, July 21

Michael Yugo, Acoustic Guitar, Friday, July 27

Janna Audey, Acoustic Duo, Saturday, July 28

Galaxy Hut

2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shows begin at 9:45 p.m. $5 cover.

The Fake Accents, Saturday, July 7

Alternative Comedy, Monday, July 9

The Hailing, Saturday, July 14

Ian Thomas & Brother Shamus, Sunday, July 15

Mike Maloney & Timothy Bracken, Monday, July 16

Impossible Hair, Saturday, July 21

Lady in the Radiator (all ages), Saturday, July 21

Alice Despard w/ The Lost Patrol, Sunday, July 22

Brandon Butler and Jim Dempsey, Monday, July 23

Stamen and Pistils, Saturday, July 28

Guy Blackman, Sunday, July 29

Iota Club and Café

2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-522-8340.

The Redwalls w/The Payola Reserve w/Baby Teeth, Thursday, July 5

The Sketches, Friday, July 6

Let’s French w/The Payola Reserve w/The Nunchucks, Saturday, July 7

Scott Albert Johnson, Saturday, July 8

Wes Tucker (of the Skillets)-acoustic-w/Down Dexter, Tuesday, July 10

Open Mic with Mike Maloney, Wednesday, July 11

The Dynamites Feat, Charles Walker w/Patrick Sweaney, Thursday, July 12

Ireland's Four Courts

2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-525-3600.

Chris O’Connell, Thursday, July 5 and Friday July 6

Keegan Corbey, Saturday, July 7

Acoustic Open Mic, Sunday, July 8

Sanford Markley, Wednesday, July 11 thru Saturday July 14

Acoustic Open Mic, Sunday, July 15

Tender Polman, Wednesday, July 18

Ronan Kavanaugh, Thursday, July 19 thru Saturday July 21

Acoustic Open Mic, Sunday, July 22

David Smith, Wednesday, July 25

Brad and Rob, Thursday, July 26 thru Saturday July 28

Acoustic Open Mic, Sunday, July 29

Ireland's Four Provinces

105 W. Broad St., Falls Church. Call 703-534-8999.

Brian Gaffney, Thursday, July 5 thru Sunday, July 8

Brooke Yoder, Thursday, July 29 thru Saturday, July 21

Justin Murphy, Thursday, July 26 thru Saturday, July 28

Pat Troy's Ireland's Own

111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. Call 703-549-4535. Visit

Live entertainment nightly. During Sunday brunch Celtic harpist Lee Davenport plays traditional Irish music.

Landini Brothers Italian Restaurant

115 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-836-8404.

Craig Jackson performs jazz piano every Friday and Saturday night 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

La Porta’s

1600 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-683-6313.

Live Jazz every Monday-Saturday night with no cover.

Laughing Lizard Lounge

1324 King St., Alexandria. Shows start at 10 p.m.

Fist Full of Fifties w/ the Rulers, Friday, July 6

Obsidian Arising, Lascivial & Attikas, Saturday, July 7

Ras Lidj & Deep Band, Friday, July 13

Comedy Show, Saturday, July 14

Fall Away, Friday, July 20

Snuggle, Violet Says 5, Saturday, July 20

Cainsroesup, Friday, July 27

Comedy Show, Saturday, July 28

Los Amigos Restaurant

1905 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, 703-549-7008

Live guitar music every Friday night, 6-9 p.m.

Murphy's Irish Pub

713 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-548-1717. Visit Shows 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Sunday thru Thursday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Brooke Yoder, Tuesday, July 3 thru Saturday, July 7

Pat Garvey, Thursday, July 5 thru Wednesday, July 11

Ceann, Thursday, July 12 thru Monday, July 16

Rocky Guttman, Thursday, July 12 thru Saturday, July 14

David Shea, Tuesday, July 17 thru Thursday, July 19

Kevin James, Thursday, July 19 thru Monday, July 23

Tinkers Dam, Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21

Kevin James, Monday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 23

Rocky Guttman, Thursday, July 26 thru Saturday, July 28

Pat Carroll, Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28

David Shea, Sunday, July 29 thru Tuesday, July 31


642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria. Shows start at 9:15 p.m. Cover charge $7. Call 703-751-8900. Visit

Severn Run, Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7

Whiskey River, Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14

Texas Heat, Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21

Wildfire, Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28

J.R. Booker, Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4

Richie Fields & Big Time Country, Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11

Sean Patrick McGraw, Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18

Mark Gandy Band, Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25

Whiskey River, Friday, August 31

Ranchhands, Saturday, September 1

Old Town Theater

815 1/2 King St., Alexandria.


1345 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington. Call 703-243-4003.

Rhodeside Grill

1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-243-0145.

Acoustic Thursdays

Rí Rá Irish Pub

2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-248-9888

Wander East, Thursday, July 5

Chorduroy, Friday, July 6

McFlys, Saturday, July 7

Shane Gamble, Wednesday, July 11

Paul Zunno, Thursday, July 12

Misspent Youth, Friday, July 13

Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, Saturday, July 14

Sala Thai

2900 N. 10th St., Arlington. Call 703-465-2900.

Schlesinger Center

3001 North Beauregard St., Alexandria. Call 703-845-6156. Visit

U.S. Marine Chamber Orchestra, Saturday, July 14

St. Elmo's Coffee Pub

2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Shows at 8 p.m. Call 703-739-9268 or visit

The Not so Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, July 5

Jef Stapleton, Friday, July 6

Brooke Hudd, Wednesday, July 11

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, July 12

Doris Justis, Friday, July 13

Mike Elosh, Saturday, July 14

Open Mic w/Tim Parks, Wednesday, July 18

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, July 19

Steve Hung, Friday, July 20

Steve Gellman, Saturday, 21

Sam, Wednesday, July 25

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, July 26

Alibi, Friday, July 27

Ghost of Town, Saturday, July 28

Jeff Stapleton, Wednesday, August 1

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, August 2

Doris Justis, Friday, August 3

Michele Swan, Saturday, August 4

Tim Parks w/Chris Anderson, Wednesday, August 8

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, August 9

Jim Heald, Friday, August 10

Mike Elosh, Saturday, August 11

Open Mic w/ tim Parks, Wednesday, August 15

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, August 16

Steve Hung, Friday, August 17

Steve Gellman, Saturday, August 18

Sam, Wednesday, August 22

The Not So Modern Jazz Band,Thursday, August 23

2nd Story Band, Saturday, August 25

Doug Wilcox, Wednesday, August 29

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, August 30

Brooke Hudd, Friday, August 31

Jeff Stapleton, Saturday, September 1

The State Theatre

220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Call 703-237-0300 or visit

Ratones Paranoicos, Friday, July 6

Pedro Suarez-Vertiz, Sunday, July 8

Lez Zeppelin, Saturday, July 14

Volumen Cero, Sunday, July 15

James Harries and Spencer Day, Thursday, July 19

The Pietasters, Saturday, July 21

Rodger Clyne, Saturday, July 26

The Legwarmers, Friday and Saturday, July 27-28

Corey Smith, Sunday, July 29

Adema, Tuesday, July 31

Stan Ridgway, Thursday, Aug. 2

Tiffany Tavern

1116 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-836-8844 or visit No cover charge.

Live bluegrass music every Friday and Saturday night, starting at 9 p.m.

Two-Nineteen Restaurant

219 King St., Alexandria. Friday and Saturday, $5 cover charge. Call 703-549-1141. Visit

Live Jazz, Tuesday-Thursday at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at 9 p.m.

The Wright Touch, Friday, July 6

Allan Walker Blues Group, Saturday, July 7

Rick Whitehead, Friday, July 13

Jay Starling Quartet, Saturday, July 14

Bob’s Big Beat, Friday, July 20

Billy Hancock, Saturday, July 21

Jim Stephanson Quartet, Friday, July 27

La’Tanya Mary, Saturday, July 28

Village Wharf

7966 Fort Hunt Road., Alexandria. Call 704-765-0661. No Cover Charge.

Live Music every Friday and Saturday Night.

Willow Restaurant

4301 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Call 703-465-8800

La Mont Mitchell Trio, every Thursday from 6:30-9 p.m.