Know of a local venue that we don't have listed? Contact Steve Hibbard at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-917-6407.
The Athenaeum of Alexandria
201 Prince Street; call 703-548-0035. Nvfaa.org.
July 9 at 7 p.m. - Carol Gaylor and Bruce Katsu. $10 tickets online at nvfaa.org.
August 13 at 7 p.m. - One Eye Closed, featuring Les Thompson, founder of the Nitty-Gritty Dirt
<lst>801 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-684-8969.
<lst>926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. Call 703-534-0095. http://www.bangkokblues.com/.
<lst>3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 703-549-7500 or visit www.birchmere.com.
June 25: Jazz Attack! featuring Jonathan Butler, Rick Braun and Richard Elliot
June 26: Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone
June 27: The Seldom Scene and The Dillards
June 28: The Soul Sista Serenade featuring Conya Doss, Sy Smith, Maya Azucena and M.C. YahZarah
July 3: Amel Larrieux is cancelled
July 8: Les Nubians
July 9: Alex Bugnon and Paul Taylor
July 10: Roseanne Cash with Dean Fields
July 11: Old Time Banjo Festival, featuring Mike Seeger, Bruce Molsky, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Clarke Buehling, the Old 78's and Adam Hurt
July 12: Kindred the Family Soul
July 16: The Robert Cray Band with John Forte
July 17: Oleta Adams
July 18: Bill Kirchen and the Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods and Ruthie and the Wranglers
July 20: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy "How Big Can You Get 100 Years of Cab Calloway"
July 21: The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman
July 23: Hiroshima
July 24: Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers, and Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials
July 25: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women, featuring Sarah Brown, Cindy Cashdollar, Amy Ferris, Kristy McWilson and Lisa Pankratz with Eilen Jewell Band
July 29: David Cook with Green River Ordinance
July 30: Jody Watley
July 31: Deanna Bogart and the Tom Principato Band
Aug. 1: Gato Barbieri
Aug. 5: Young Dubliners and Enter the Haggis
Aug. 7: The Fabulous Thunderbirds with Lil' Ronnie and the Grand Dukes
Aug. 8: The Tribute
Aug. 9: The Neville Brothers
Aug. 10: Etta James and the Roots Band
Aug. 12: New Riders of the Purple Sage and Commander Cody
Aug. 13: Peter White and Mindi Abair
Aug. 14: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with The Bridge
Aug. 17: Robben Ford with Nathan Gaunt
Aug. 18: California '66 Tour featuring The Electric Prunes, Love and Sky Saxon (of The Seeds)
Aug. 19: Al Stewart and Jesse Winchester
Aug. 20: Avant
Aug. 21: Walter Beasley
Aug. 22: Queer Queens of Comedy featuring Poppy Champlin, Julie Goldman and Vickie Shaw
Aug. 25: Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam with Rob Drabkin
Aug. 26: Asleep at the Wheel
Aug. 27: Phil Vassar
Aug. 28: Fender Presents: An Acoustic/Electric Evening with Guitar Legend Dick Dale and his son Jimmy Dale
Aug. 29: Kim Waters
Sept. 2: Peter Frampton
Sept. 3: Jars of Clay
Sept. 4, 5, 6: Maysa
Sept. 10-11: Amel Larrieux
Sept. 17: Jackopierce
Sept. 18: Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, with Jon Dee Graham
Sept. 19: Johnny Winter
Sept. 20: Jane Monheit
Sept. 21: Robin Trower
Sept. 22: Steeleye Span "40th Anniversary Tour"
Sept. 23: Riders in the Sky
Sept. 24: Keiko Matsui
Sept. 25: Harmony Invitational
Sept. 26: The Subdudes
Sept. 27: The Whispers
Sept. 28: Corea, Clarke & White, featuring Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White
Sept. 29: Marianne Faithfull
Sept. 30: James McMurtry and the Heartless Bastards
Oct. 1-2: The Bacon Brothers
Oct. 3: Paula Poundstone
Oct. 8-9: Nanci Griffith
Oct. 10: Tom Paxton with the Kennedys
Oct. 11: Girlyman with special guest PO' Girl
Oct. 15: Dave Koz
Oct. 17: Cheryl Wheeler & Christine Lavin
Oct. 18: Acoustic Alchemy
Oct. 22: Kathleen Madigan
Oct. 25: David Garrett
Oct. 27-28: KEB' MO & Band
Nov. 3: Jesse Cook
Nov. 5: Gerald Albright
Nov. 6&7: Dar Williams
Nov. 11: Milton Nascimento
Nov. 13: Chris Smither with Paul Cebar (solo)
Nov. 14: Don McLean
Nov. 15: Los Lobos
Nov. 20: Kate Clinton
Nov. 21: Del McCoury Band
Nov. 22: Jeffrey Osborne
<lst>715 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-549-0533.
<lst>4911 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria. All events are free. Visit www.cameronperks.com or 703-461-6900.
<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 Thursdays. Visit http://calabashofalexandria.com.
<lst>411 John Carlyle St. Visit www.thecarlyleclub.com or 703-548-5953.
June 25, 6:30-10 p.m. Terry Lee Ryan;
June 26, 7:30 p.m.-midnight, Daryl Davis;
June 27, 6:30-12 a.m. Doc Scantlin and the Imperial Palms Orchestra.
<lst>3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-469-2244
<lst>1101 N. Highland St., Arlington, 703-524-7455. www.cgrill.com. 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.
<lst>Cowboy Cafe North
<lst>4792 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Call 703--243-9882.
<lst>Duke's Bar and Grill
<lst>1755 Duke St., Alexandria. Call 703-838-9602 or visit www.dukesandwindsor.com.
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 www.eveningstarcafe.net/.
<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 www.fishmarketoldtown.com.
<lst>2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shows begin at 9:45 p.m. $5 cover. www.galaxyhut.com
<lst>Iota Club and Café
<lst>2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-522-8340.
<lst>Ireland's Four Courts
<lst>2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-525-3600. www.irelandsfourcourts.com
<lst>Ireland's Four Provinces
<lst>105 W. Broad St., Falls Church. Call 703-534-8999.
<lst>Pat Troy's Ireland's Own
<lst>111 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. Call 703-549-4535. Visit www.pattroysirishpub.com.
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. www.landinibrothers.com.
Craig Jackson performs jazz piano every Friday and Saturday night 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
<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. www.myspace.com/laughinglizardlounge.
<lst>Murphy's Irish Pub
<lst>713 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-548-1717. Visit www.murphyspub.com. 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 www.nicksnightclub.com/.
<lst>Old Town Theater
<lst>815 1/2 King St., Alexandria.
Folkadelic, Thursday, June 25, with Bobby The Peace, on tour from Vermont.
<lst>1345 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington. Call 703-243-4003.
<lst>1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-243-0145.
<lst>Rí Rá Irish Pub
<lst>2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-248-9888
<lst>2900 N. 10th St., Arlington. Call 703-465-2900.
<lst>3001 North Beauregard St., Alexandria. Call 703-845-6156. Visit www.nvcc.edu/alexandria/schlesingercenter/.
<lst>St. Elmo's Coffee Pub
<lst>2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Shows at 8 p.m. Call 703-739-9268 or visit www.stelmoscoffeepub.com.
<lst>The State Theatre
<lst>220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Call 703-237-0300 or visit www.thestatetheatre.com.
<lst>1116 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-836-8844 or visit www.tiffanytavern.com. No cover charge.
Live bluegrass music every Friday and Saturday night, starting at 9 p.m.
<lst>219 King St., Alexandria. Friday and Saturday, $5 cover charge. Call 703-549-1141. Visit www.219restaurant.com/.
Live Jazz, Tuesday-Thursday at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at 9 p.m.
<lst>7966 Fort Hunt Road., Alexandria. Call 704-765-0661. No Cover Charge.
Live Music every Friday and Saturday Night.
<lst>4301 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Call 703-465-8800
La Mont Mitchell Trio, every Thursday from 6:30-9 p.m.