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THE BARNS AT WOLF TRAP
1645 Trap Road
The Nields (10/7) Â· John Gorka (10/14) Â· The John Cowan Band (10/19) Â· Peter Yarrow (10/20) Â· Celtic Fiddle Festival — Featuring Kevin Burke, Christian Lemaitre, Andre Brunet of Bottine Souriante & Ged Foley (10/25) Â· Chad & Jeremy (11/2) Â· Rodney Crowell (11/4) Â· Willy Porter (11/17) Â· Schooner Fare (12/1) Â· John Jennings & Friends — Maybe Mary Chapin will show up for her longtime pal (1/27/07) Â· Maureen McGovern (2/11/07) Â· George Winston (2/16-2/18/07) Â· Tom Paxton (2/22) Â· Roger McGuinn (4/6/07) Â· Tom Chapin (4/7/07) Â·
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Holly Near (9/17) Â· Foreigner (9/19) Â· Cassandra Wilson (9/24) Â· Karla Bonoff & Jesse Winchester (9/29) Â· Shelby Lynne — With Sara Hickman (10/1) Â· Lisa Marie Presley (10/24) Â· Woody Guthrie Tribute — Featuring Pete Seeger, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Johnny Irion, Baldemar Velasquez, Joe Uehlein and The U-Liners (10/5) Â· Robin Trower (10/8) Â· Randy Newman (10/10) Â· Gaelic Storm (10/11) Â· Earl Scruggs (10/15) Â· Emmylou Harris and Carolina Star — Featuring Mike Auldridge, Jimmy Gaudreau, Tom Gray, Rickie Simpkins, John Starling and Teddy Thompson (10/23 & 10/24) Â· War (10/25) Â· The Roches (10/27) Â· Lowen & Navarro (10/28) Â· Catie Curtis and Lucy Kaplansky (10/29) Â· America (11/1) Â· Arlo Guthrie — Special guests Abe Guthrie, Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion (11/8 & 11/9) Â· Shawn Colvin and Brandi Carlile (11/13) Â· Dar Williams (11/15 & 11/16) Â· The Seldom Scene & Dry Branch Fire Squad (11/24 & 11/25) Â· Spyro Gyra (11/27) Â· Judy Collins (12/3) Â· Suzy Bogguss (12/9) Â· Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes (12/27-12/28) Â·
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
4400 University Drive
Michael Feinstein — The suave gay pop vocalist returns (9/30) Â· Betty Buckley — Broadway’s original Grizabella is one of the last of the true belters (10/14) Â· Bo Diddley & Friends (11/4) Â· Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra — A tribute to the Big Band era, performing classics by the great jazz masters (2/17/07) Â· Cherryholmes — Bluegrass extraorinaire! (4/7/07) Â·
815 V St. NW
Blowoff — Featuring the DJ sounds of Bob Mould & Richard Morel (9/16) Â· Yo La Tengo (9/26) Â· Massive Attack (9/28-9/29) Â· Jamie Cullum with Josh Ritter (10/6-10/8) Â· Yonder Mountain String Band (10/8) Â· Sergio Mendes (10/12) Â· Cowboy Mouth (10/14) Â· Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (10/17) Â· Frank Black Solo Acoustic (10/22) Â· Tricky (11/12) Â·
4500 Patriot Circle
Barenaked Ladies (11/4) Â· All American Rejects (11/9) Â· HIM with Papa Roach, Lost Prophets and Kill Hannah (11/10) Â· Panic! At the Disco (11/11) Â· Bob Dylan and his band — Special Guests: The Raconteurs (11/17) Â· Ricardo Arjona (11/22)
RAM’S HEAD LIVE
20 Market Place
India.Arie (9/28 ) Â· Shawn Mullins (10/3) Â· Iron Butterfly (10/4) Â· Lisa Marie Presley (10/8) Â· Shawn Colvin (10/11) Â· Floetry (10/13) Â· Peter Frampton (10/14) Â· Cyndi Lauper (10/17) Â· Carbon Leaf & Matt Nathanson (10/19) Â· Gregg Allman & Friends (10/21) Â· Cypress Hill (10/29) Â· The Clipse (11/2) Â· Susan Tedeschi Band & the Derek Trucks Band (11/3) Â· Los Lonely Boys (11/10) Â· Slightly Stoopid & Pepper (11/17) Â· The Bridge w/ Soldiers of Jah Army (11/22) Â·
RAM’S HEAD TAVERN
33 West St.
Kathy Mattea (9/15) Â· Bruce in the USA (9/17) Â· Shelby Lynne (10/2) Â· The Magnetics (10/7) Â· Aaron Neville and His Quintet (10/9) Â· Leo Kottke (10/12 & 10/13) Â· John Hiatt (10/18) Â· Jesse Colin Young (10/24) Â· Lowen and Navarro (10/25 & 10/26) Â· The Roches (10/28) Â· Dr. John (10/29) Â· Steve Holy (11/12) Â· Asleep at the Wheel (11/13) Â· Dave Mason Band (11/14) Â· Little Feat (11/18 & 11/19) Â· Deanna Bogart (11/25) Â· Suzy Bogguss (12/8) Â· Christmas Jazz (12/15) Â· Roy Clark (12/17) Â·
THE STATE THEATRE
220 N. Washington
Falls Church, Va.
Lez Zeppelin — An all-girl tribute to Led Zeppelin (9/16) Â· Dead Kennedys (9/19) Â· Bjorn Again — Faux ABBA (9/22) Â· The Gin Blossoms — With guests Shawn Mullins and Josh Kelley (10/2) Â· Don McLean — Hi, hi American Pie! (10/5) Â· Lindsay Buckingham — Sans Fleetwood (10/9) Â· Al DiMeola (10/22) Â· Blues Traveler (11/11) Â· Melissa Ferrick (12/5) Â· The Smitereens (1/12/07) Â· Blue Oyster Cult (1/27/07) Â·
STRATHMORE MUSIC CENTER & MANSION
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives — The country legend. Special guest, local alt-country band Last Train Home (10/19, Music Center) Â· Emmylou Harris with Teddy Thompson — Folk music nirvana (10/20, Music Center) Â· Bernadette Peters — The 2-time Tony winner and 3-time Drama Desk winner performs with a full orchestra in an evening of songs from her award-winning Broadway shows, as well as selections from her Grammy-nominated and Grammy Award winning albums, that include standards, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and Stephen Sondheim (10/28 & 10/29, Music Center) Â· Davey Yarborough Quartet — Yarborough is the Chair of the Instrumental Music Department, and Director of Jazz Studies at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington D.C. He has performed with such greats as Lena Horne, Wynton Marsalis and Shirley Horn (11/3, Mansion) Â· The Ramsey Lewis Trio — The compser and jazz pianist is still going strong at 71 years old. He’s been topping the charts since 1956 with hits like ”The In Crowd,” ”Hang on Sloopy” and ”Wade in the Water.” Featuring the Washington Performing Arts Society’s Men and Women of the Gospel Choir (1/19/07) Â·
601 F St. NW
Tool (9/30) Â· Eric Clapton (10/10) Â· Barbra Streisand — The concert of the century comes at a price, but is it ever worth paying (10/13) Â· Martina McBride ”Joy of Christmas” Show (12/21) Â·
513 13th St. NW
Charles Aznavour — Recently named by Time magazine and CNN 100 Online Poll as one of the great ”Entertainers of the Century,” many of the world’s greatest singers have recorded and performed his music — including Edith Piaf, Maurice Chevalier, Bing Crosby, Ray Charles, Shirley Bassey, Fred Astaire and Liza Minnelli (9/16) Â· Rain: The Beatles Experience — A multi-media, multi-dimensional experience, a fusion of historical footage and television commercials from the 1960s lights up video screens and live cameras zoom in for close-ups, that covers the Fab Four from their very first Ed Sullivan Show appearance through the Abbey Road album (10/6-10/8) Â· Steve Winwood — Winwood has sealed his place in history both as a solo artist and as a member of such celebrated bands as the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith (10/9) Â· Nick Lachey — The cuter one presents the ”What’s Left of Me” Tour 2006 (10/10) Â· Sweet Honey in the Rock — Their beloved a cappella repertoire communicates a legacy of struggle, justice, and triumph (10/27) Â· Zappa Plays Zappa — Dweezil Zappa and the Zappa Family Trust present the music of Frank Zappa, with special guests Terry Bozzio and Steve Vai (10/30) Â· Bela Fleck and Chick Corea — A banjo legend and a jazz piano legend share the stage (3/3/07) Â·
And a few recordings to watch out for…
Indigo Girls Despite Our Differences (9/19) Â· Elton John The Captain and the Kid (9/19) Â· Natalie Cole Leavin’ (9/26) Â· Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. (9/26) Â· Scissor Sisters Ta-Dah! (9/26) Â· Beck The Information (10/3) Â· The Killers Sam’s Town (10/3) Â· Cazwell Get Into It (10/31) Â· Mya Liberation (11/14) Â· Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank (12/19) Â·
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