This Northern Virginia-based funk group plays <b>Friday, Sept. 7 </b>at Ned Devine’s Irish Pub Restaurant, 6208 Multiplex Drive, Centreville. For more about the band, visit www.souledout.com, or www.neddevines.com for venue details.
Ratt, the California based hair-metal band that achieved notoriety in the 1980s, plays <b>Saturday, Sept. 8</b>, 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. This show is 21-and-older. Visit www.therattpack.com for more about the band, or www.jaxxroxx.com for venue details.
<b>The Magic Voyagers</b>
Bobby Thompson & the Magic Voyagers play its mixture of funk, blues and rock on <b>Saturday, Sept. 8</b>, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. For more about the band, visit www.myspace.com/magicvoyagers, or www.fatsfairfax.com for venue details.
<b>Billy Joe Shaver</b>
Billy Joe Shaver, who helped spawn the Outlaw Country movement in the 1970s, comes to town with a full band, <b>Tuesday, Sept. 11</b>, 8 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets: $25. Visit www.billyjoeshaver.com to hear his music, or www.jamminjava.com for venue details.