The Music Listings

The Music Listings

Alexandria and Mount Vernon

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

<lst>Austin Grill

<lst>801 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-684-8969.

<lst>Bangkok Blues

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

Songwriters Association of Washington, Thursday, Oct. 18

J.C. and the Hepcaps, Johnny and the Stingrays, Friday, Oct. 19

Idle American, Clarence Turner, Saturday, Oct. 20

The Meteors, Sunday, Oct. 21

Songwriters Association of Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23

Charles Wright Trio, Wednesday, Oct. 24

The Once-lers, Thursday, Oct. 25

Next Door Ellen, The Oxymorons, Friday, Oct. 26

Mike Terpak Blues Explosion, Karl Stoll and the Danger Zone, Saturday, Oct. 27

Acme Blues Co., Sunday, Oct. 28

Big Boy Little, Tuesday, Oct. 30

Psychedelia Halloween Show, Wednesday, Oct. 31

<lst>The Birchmere

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

Wayne Newton, Thursday, Oct. 18

Cheryl Wheeler, Friday, Oct. 19

Tuck & Patti, Saturday, Oct. 20

Kathy Mattea, Sunday, Oct. 21

Billy Bragg, Monday, Oct. 22

The Freewheeling Yo La Tengo, Tuesday, Oct. 23

Guitars & Saxes 2007, Wednesday, Oct. 24

Cowboy Junkies, Thursday, Oct. 25

Cowboy Junkies, Friday, Oct. 26

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Saturday, Oct. 27

Over the Rhine, Sunday, Oct. 28

Robert Fripp & The League of Crafty Guitarists, Monday, Oct. 29

Pat McGee Band & Josh Kelley, Tuesday, Oct. 30

Pat McGee Band & Josh Kelley, Wednesday, Oct. 31

<lst>Bistro Europa

<lst>715 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-549-0533.

<lst>Cameron Perks

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

Janna, Friday, Oct. 19

Chris Monti, Saturday, Oct. 20

Becky Chace, Friday, Oct. 26

Open Mic, Saturday, Oct. 27

<lst>Caribbean Breeze

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

Salsa Lessons every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

<lst>Calabash of Alexandria

<lst>7305 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, 703-765-0222. Live Music every Saturday night at 9 p.m. with no cover charge. Open mic on Wednesdays and karaoke on Thrusdays. Visit

Jeff Watson & Downtown, Friday, Oct. 19

BeSharps, Saturday, Oct. 20

JudgeSmith, Friday, Oct. 26

Coverup, Saturday, Oct. 27

<lst>Clarendon Ballroom

<lst>3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-469-2244

<lst>Clarendon Grill

<lst>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.

TBD, Thursday, Oct. 18

Full Effect, Friday, Oct. 19

DJ Fos, Saturday, Oct. 20

Pat Premier, Thursday, Oct. 25

Liquid A, Friday, Oct. 26

DJ2Nutz, Saturday, Oct. 27

<lst>Cowboy Cafe North

<lst>4792 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Call 703--243-9882.

<lst>Dr. Dremo's Taphouse

<lst>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.

<lst>Duke's Bar and Grill

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

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

<lst>Evening Star Café

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

Jon Kaplan, Wednesday, Oct. 17

Wes Tucker, Thursday, Oct. 18

Jeff Sevrson, Wednesday, Oct. 24


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

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

<lst>Freddie's Beach Bar and Restaurant

<lst>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.

<lst>The Fish Market

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

Lenny Burridge, Friday, Oct. 19

DC Motors, Saturday, Nov. 3

<lst>Galaxy Hut

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

Love Like Fire, Saturday, Oct. 20

New Harbour, Four Fifty One, Saturday, Oct. 21

Scott Johnson, Greg Roth, Sunday, Oct. 22

We Versus the Shark w/Debate, Monday, Oct. 23

Screen Vinyl Image, The Offering, Saturday, Oct. 27

Janel and Anthony, Sunday, Oct. 28

Greenland, Sad Crocodile, Sunday, Oct. 29

<lst>Iota Club and Café

<lst>2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-522-8340.

Practically Einstein & Justin Trawick Group w/Amanda Lee, Thursday, Oct. 18

SHWA, Friday, Oct. 19

Block, Saturday, Oct. 20

Deadstring Brothers, Sunday, Oct. 21

Drew Gibson, Monday, Oct. 22

J Roddy Walston and the Business, Tuesday, Oct. 23

Open Mic, Wednesday, Oct. 24

Airport Blvd w/The Art Daniels Band, Thursday, Oct. 25

Last Train Home w/Georgia, Friday, Oct. 26

Last Train Home w/The Coalmen, Saturday, Oct. 27

Last Train Home (all ages), Sunday, Oct. 28

Streamline, Monday, Oct. 29

Alice Smith, Tuesday, Oct. 30

Open Mic, Wednesday, Oct. 31

The Reserves w/The Daybreak Line, Thursday, Nov. 1

Honor by August, Friday, Nov. 2

Shane Hines and the Trance, Saturday, Nov. 3

The Federal Reserve, Monday, Nov. 5

Walter Salas-Humera and Drew Glakin, Tuesday, Nov. 6

<lst>Ireland's Four Courts

<lst>2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-525-3600.

Pete Baker, Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 18-20

Acoustic Open Mic, Sunday, Oct. 21

Hit By Pitch, Wednesday, Oct. 24

Ronan Kavanagh, Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 25-27

Acoustic Open Mic, Sunday, Oct. 28

David Smith, Wednesday, Oct. 31

<lst>Ireland's Four Provinces

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

Brook Yoder, Tuesday-Saturday, Oct. 16-20

McTeggarts, Tuesday-Saturday, Oct. 23-27

Brian Gaffney, Tuesday-Saturday, Oct. 30-Nov. 3

<lst>Pat Troy's Ireland's Own

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

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

<lst>Landini Brothers Italian Restaurant

<lst>115 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-836-8404.

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

<lst>La Porta’s

<lst>1600 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-683-6313.

Live Jazz every Monday-Saturday night with no cover.

<lst>Laughing Lizard Lounge

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

Ras Lidj and Deep Band, Friday, Oct. 19

Comedy, Saturday, Oct. 20

I Ancient, Sunday, Oct. 21

Fist Full of Fifties, Saturday, Oct. 27

See-I, Friday, Nov. 2

<lst>Los Amigos Restaurant

<lst>1905 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, 703-549-7008

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

<lst>Murphy's Irish Pub

<lst>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.


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

Taylor Made, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 19-20

Texas Heat, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 26-27

<lst>Old Town Theater

<lst>815 1/2 King St., Alexandria.


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

<lst>Rhodeside Grill

<lst>1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-243-0145.

Acoustic Thursdays

<lst>Rí Rá Irish Pub

<lst>2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-248-9888

The Weeders, Thursday, Oct. 18

Eleven:Eleven, Friday, Oct. 19

Willem Dicke, Wednesday, Oct. 24

Alowishious Farhatt, Thursday, Oct. 25

Dr. Fu, Friday, Oct. 26

Ballistiks, Wednesday, Oct. 31

<lst>Sala Thai

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

<lst>Schlesinger Center

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

Alexandria Band, Friday, Oct. 19

New Dominion Chorale, Sunday, Oct. 21

Global Performing Arts, Friday, Oct. 26

Vietnam Assistance for the Handicapped, Saturday, Oct. 27

United States Army Band, Sunday, Oct. 28

<lst>St. Elmo's Coffee Pub

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

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, Oct. 18

Doug Wilcox, Friday, Oct. 19

Steve Gellman, Saturday, Oct. 20

Sam, Wednesday, Oct. 24

The Not So Modern Jazz Band, Thursday, Oct. 25

Tim Parks, Friday, Oct. 26

Stephanie Berlin, Saturday, Oct. 27

<lst>The State Theatre

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

GIT Rockin’, Thursday, Oct. 18

Corey Smith, Friday, Oct. 19

Mason Jennings, Saturday, Oct. 20

Teapacks, Tuesday, Oct. 23

Perpetual Groove, Thursday, Oct. 25

Railroad Earth, Wednesday, Oct. 31

<lst>Tiffany Tavern

<lst>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.

<lst>Two-Nineteen Restaurant

<lst>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.

Steve Wolf, Friday, Oct. 19

Lost Highway Blues, Saturday, Oct. 20

Jimmy Coles Blues Quartet, Friday, Oct. 26

Billy Hancock, Saturday, Oct. 27

Dock Reed Rhythm & Blues, Saturday, Nov. 3

<lst>Village Wharf

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

Live Music every Friday and Saturday Night.

<lst>Willow Restaurant

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

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