Sound Check


This Week's Highlights

December 28, 2006|By [LORI SEARS]

Robert Randolph & the Family Band -- Sonar / Randolph, a pedal steel guitarist, brings his funk-and-soul band to Sonar Saturday. Once an opening act for both Eric Clapton and the Dave Matthews Band, Randolph and his Family Band will play songs from their latest CD, Colorblind. The group performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at the club, 407 E. Saratoga St. Tickets are $25. Call 410-327-8333 or go to

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic -- Constitution Hall / The funk-master himself and his motley crew of musicians hit D.C.'s Constitution Hall for a New Year's Eve concert starting at 10 p.m. The venue is at 18th and D streets Northwest in Washington. Tickets are $76 and are available through Ticketmaster at 410-547-SEAT or

Greyboy Allstars, Soulive -- 9:30 Club / Funk, jazz and boogaloo are the name of the game for the Greyboy Allstars, performing Saturday night at 8 along with organ trio Soulive at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W., Washington. Tickets are $35. Go to or call 800-955-5566.

Just announced

"For the Love of It" -- featuring Beres Hammond and Marcia Griffiths, 9:30 Club in Washington on Jan. 28. Also, the Sub City Take Action Tour featuring the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is there Feb. 1. The Goo Goo Dolls play Feb. 5 and 6 with Augustana. 800-955-5566 or

Cradle of Filth and the 69 Eyes -- Rams Head Live in Baltimore on March 3. Also, Los Lobos plays an acoustic set and the Taj Mahal Trio performs March 6. And Taylor Hicks takes the stage April 17. 410-244-1131 or

Mark Hummel's Blues Harp Blowout -- featuring Charlie Musselwhite and Kim Wilson plays Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis March 9. Also, Nanci Griffith performs there March 12. Allan Holdsworth plays March 20. 410-268-4545 or

Charles Feelgood and Scottie B -- Sonar in Baltimore on Jan. 4. Also, Fertile Ground plays there Jan. 14. The Panic Channel performs Jan. 20. And RJD2 and Happy Chichester perform Feb. 24. 410-327-8333 or Still available

Trans Siberian Orchestra -- Verizon Center in Washington Saturday. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster .com.

Scream Tour 5 -- Verizon Center in Washington Sunday. 410-547-SEAT or

Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone -- Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Wednesday. 410-268-4545 or

The Wailers -- Rams Head Live in Baltimore on Jan. 4. 410-244-1131 or

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