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Clarendon Ballroom

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

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.

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 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.

Open mic every Thursday

Extra Virgin

4053 S. 28th St., Arlington, 703-998-8474. has acoustic solo or duos music Wednesday through Saturday nights starting around 9 p.m. Visit

Gaylor & Katsu, Thursday, July 5

Laissez Foure, Friday, July 6

Potomac Jazz Project, Saturday, July 7

Bill Heid, Wednesday, July 11

Gaylor & Katsu, Thursday, July 12

Laissez Foure, Friday, July 13

Potomac Jazz Project, Saturday, July 14

Bill Heid, Wednesday, July 18

Gaylor & Katsu, Thursday, July 19

Laissez Foure, Friday, July 20

Potomac Jazz Project, Saturday, July 21

Bill Heid, Wednesday, July 25

Gaylor & Katsu, Thursday, July 26

Laissez Foure, Friday, July 27

Potomac Jazz Project, Saturday, July 28

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.

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 Cafe

2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington has live shows during the week and on weekends. Call 703-522-8340.

Open Mic hosted by Mike Maloney, Wednesday, July 4

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, 703-525-3600. Live music Tuesday through Saturday, 9 p.m.

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

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.

Rí-Rá Irish Pub

2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington has live music and events every week. Call 703-248-9888 or visit

Wander East, Thursday, July 5

Chorduroy, Friday, July 6

Shane Gamble, Wednesday, July 11

Paul Zunno, Thursday, July 12

Misspent Youth, Friday, July 13

Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, Saturday, July 14

DC Motors, Wednesday, July 18

Wil Grayatt Band, Thursday, July 19

Mofaux Band, Friday, July 20

The Ballistiks, Saturday, July 21

New Day Rising, Wednesday, July 25

Alowishious Farhatt, Thursday, July 26

Cheap Date, Friday, July 27

Eleven:Eleven, Saturday, July 28

Rock Bottom

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

Sala Thai

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

The State Theater

For more details about Public Events and Private Rentals visit The Box Office is open from Noon - 5 p.m. on Weekdays and Noon - 11 p.m. on Showdays. Call 703-237-0300. The State Theatre is located at 220 North Washington St. (also called Lee Highway and Rt. 29), Falls Church.

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

Willow Restaurant

4301 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, has live Jazz every Thursdays from 6:30-9 p.m. Call 703-465-8800 or visit

Whitlow's On Wilson

2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-276-WOWE or visit