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Bistro Bistro, 4021 S. 28th St., Arlington. 703-379-0300. Live jazz and dance music by LaMont Mitchell & Friends, every Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover. No minimum. Live Jazz & Dance Music by LaMont Mitchell & Friends
Every Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:30pm at Bistro Bistro, 4021 S. 28th Street, Arlington, 703-379-0300, every Thursday from 7:00p.m - 10:00p.m. at Extra Virgin 4053 S. 28th St, Arlington, 703-998-8474, and every Friday from 8:00pm - 10:00pm at Matsutake Steak & Sushi 4121 Wilson Blvd. Arlington. 703-351-8787 No cover. No minimum.
Good food and good music.
Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-469-2244. www.clarendonballroom.com.
Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg offer swing dancing every Tuesday from 9-11 p.m. Cost is $10. Call 703-359-9882.
Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St., Arlington, 703-524-7455. www.cgrill.com. Party D.C. events every Wednesday. Live dance music from 9:30 p.m.-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.
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. www.drdremo.com. Open mike comedy, every Wednesday 8-10 p.m.
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. www.galaxyhut.com.
IOTA Club & Café, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-522-8340. www.iotaclubandcafe.com. Open mike nights every Wednesday at 9:30 p.m., free. Upcoming events include:
Brave Combo, two-time Grammy Award winners, perform music from polka and tejano to pop and rock on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $12.
Ireland’s Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-525-3600. www.irelandsfourcourts.com. 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. www.picadeligourmet.com.
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. www.rhodesidegrill.com.
Rock Bottom, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1256 inside the Ballston Common Mall, 703-516-7688, www.rockbottom.com.
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.
SoBe Seafood Co., 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, 703-528-0033, www.sobeseafood.com. 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. Upcoming events include:
Aug. 25: Shane McLaughlin of Band of Blue.
State Theater, 220 Lee Highway, Falls Church, 703-237-0300. Visit www.thestatetheater.com. Monday-night football on a 24-foot screen every Monday, beginning Sept. 12.
Upcoming events include:
David Allan Coe, notorious country music star, performs Friday, Aug. 26. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $21.
Bludshot gives an alternative hip-hop/neo-soul performance Saturday, Aug. 27. Also performing are RPM and Jebus. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $8.
Friday, Sept. 2: Marcia Ball and Cathy Ponton King, Texas blues/ piano.
Sunday, Sept. 4: Phix, celebrating the music of Phish.
Tuesday, Sept. 6: Traveling Troy’s Tuesday Jam with Zen and the Tiffany Christopher Band.
Thursday, Sept. 8: Badfish, Sublime tribute band.
Wednesday, Sept. 14: Molotov, rock en Español/rap-metal.
Thursday, Sept. 15: Easy Star AllStars and Dub is a Weapon, reggae.
Friday, Sept. 16: Welbilt CD release party with special guests The Plunge and The Speaks, indie rock.
Thursday, Sept. 22: Edwin McCain, adult alternative.
Friday, Sept. 23: Blue Öyster Cult, classic rock.
Saturday, Sept. 24: Tea Leaf Green and Calf Mountain Jam, jam rock.
Tuesday, Sept. 27: Traveling Troy’s Tuesday Jam with Brotherhood of Groove.
Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant, hosts occasional opera nights, 501 N. Randolph St., Arlington, 703-522-1005.
Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-276-9693. $4 or $5 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Performances from 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. unless otherwise specified. www.whitlows.com.
Upcoming shows include:
Wednesday, Aug. 24: S.M.P.H., jazz.
Thursday, Aug. 25: Creekside, classic rock.
Friday, Aug. 26: Ballyhoo, rock.
Saturday, Aug. 27: Back To Zero, funk.
Tuesday, Aug. 30: Hi-Strung, acoustic.
Wednesday, Aug. 31: Bobby Thompson, acoustic.