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The Athenaeum of Alexandria
201 Prince Street, Alexandria; call 703-548-0035. Nvfaa.org.
* Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. — Rick Udler, on tour from Brazil, creator of DVD Brazilian Sound for Fingerstyle Guitar.
* Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. — Andrew McKnight
* Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. — Scott McKnight & The Jelly Roll Mortals.
* Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. — David LaFleur.
<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.
Sept. 10-11: Amel Larrieux
Sept. 13: The Proclaimers
Sept. 16: K'Jon with guest Corneille
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 with Rebecca Loebe and Raina Rose
Oct. 3: Paula Poundstone
Oct. 4: Will Downing
Oct. 5-6: The Acoustic Brotherhood Tour with Los Lonely Boys and Alejandro Escovedo with Hacienda
Oct. 8-9: Nanci Griffith w/ Eric Brace & Peter Cooper with Mike Auldridge
Oct. 10: Tom Paxton with the Kennedys
Oct. 11: Girlyman with special guest PO' Girl
Oct. 13: Marc Broussard "Welcome to My Living Room"
Oct. 14: Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen with the Grascals
Oct. 15: Dave Koz
Oct. 16: Aaron Kara "I'm Having More Fun Than You"
Oct. 17: Cheryl Wheeler & Christine Lavin
Oct. 18: Acoustic Alchemy
Oct. 19: Little Richard
Oct. 20: Playing for Change Band
Oct. 21: Robert Earl Keen & Todd Snider with Bruce Robison
Oct. 22: Kathleen Madigan
Oct. 23: Belly Horror Show 2009
Oct. 25: David Garrett
Oct. 26: David Garrett
Oct. 27-28: KEB' MO & Band
Oct. 29: Mike Doughty "The Question Jar Show"
Oct. 30: Bill Kirchen & The Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods with Candye Kane
Nov. 1: Patty Loveless
Nov. 2: American Revival feat. Uncle Earl, Sierra Hull and Highway 111, and The Dixie Bee-Liners
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. 18: Kinky Friedman
Nov. 19: Delbert McClinton with Steve Bassett Band
Nov. 20: Kate Clinton
Nov. 21: Del McCoury Band
Nov. 22: Jeffrey Osborne
Nov. 25: Tommy Castro & Coco Montoya
Nov. 27-28: The Selcom Scene & The Dry Branch Fire Squad
Dec. 3: Hot Tuna "Acoustic"
Dec. 4-5: Four Bitchin' Babes Diva Nation starring Sally Fingerett, Debi Smith, Nancy Moran and Deirdre Flint
Dec. 6: Norman Brown & Mindi Abair
Dec. 7: A Very Jerry Christmas Show featuring Jerry Douglas with guests John Oates and Maura O'Connell
Dec. 8-9: Mint Condition
Dec. 11: Catie Curtis and Susan Werner
Dec. 12: Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mt. Boys
Dec. 14-15: Ledisi
Dec. 16: An Evening with Judy Collins
Dec. 17: A John Waters Christmas
Dec. 18: Lalah Hathaway
Dec. 19: Fourplay
Dec. 20: Christmas with Aaron Neville and his Quintet, featuring Charles Neville
Dec. 21: Straight No Chaser
Dec. 29: Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
Dec. 30: Hank Williams Tribute featuring Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Bill Kirchen, Robin & Linda Williams and Their Fine Group
Jan. 14, 2010: Jars of Clay
<lst>715 King St., Alexandria. Call 703-549-0533.
715 King St., Alexandria; call 703-548-2525
Fri., Aug. 28, 9:30-12:30: Pat Rohrer @ Bistrot Lafayette
Sat., Aug. 29, 9:30-12:30: Pat Rohrer @ Bistrot Lafayette
Fri., Sept. 4, 9:30-12:30: Pat Rohrer @ Bistrot Lafayette
Sat., Sept. 5, 9:30-12:30: Pat Rohrer @ Bistrot Lafayette
For more info, visit www.bistrotlafayette.com.
<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.
<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.
116 S Alfred St., Alexandria; call 703-838-8000
Thur., Aug. 27, 8-11: Pat Rohrer @ Morrison House
Tues. Sept. 1, 8-11: Bob Smith @ Morrison House
Thur., Sept. 3, 8-11: Pat Rohrer @ Morrison House
For more info, visit www.morrisonhouse.com
<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.
<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.