In the cities

August 19, 1999

TicketMaster locations include books 'n things at Long Meadow Shopping Center in Hagerstown, and may be purchased with cash or credit card. For information, call 301-797-3399. To charge by phone, call TicketMaster at 1-800-551-SEAT.

Twenty-third annual Washington Irish Festival, with six concert stages, dance workshops, crafters, readings.

Performers include Beginish, Calico, Cherish the Ladies, Solas, Eileen Ivers and Mike and Mary Rafferty

Saturday, Sept. 4,11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Montgomery County Fairgrounds

Gaithersburg, Md.

Tickets are $15 before Sept. 2, and $20 at gate. Children 11 and younger are admitted free. Tickets are available at Washington area Borders Books & Music stores and online at

Fifteenth annual Free Kennedy Center Open House Arts Festival

Continuous free entertainment for the whole family on 12 stages

Sunday, Sept. 12, noon to 6 p.m.


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Washington, D.C.

Information, call 1-800-444-1324.

"Cabaret," starring Teri Hatcher

To Saturday, Sept. 4, times vary

The Warner Theatre

13th and E streets NW, Washington, D.C.

Tickets are $21.25 to $76.25, plus service charge, and are available at TicketMaster outlets and online at

"The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band

Wednesday, Aug. 25, 8 p.m. at West Terrace, U.S. Capitol Building

Sunday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m. at The Ellipse north of the Washington Monument

Washington, D.C.

METRO to Capitol concert, take red line to Union Station; to concert Ellipse, take blue/orange lines to Smithsonian Station.

Performances are free. If weather is inclement, cancellations will be announced at 6 p.m. on concert information line at 1-202-433-4011.

Brooks & Dunn, with Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry

Saturday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge

Bristow, Va.

Tickets are $18.25, $28.25, $35.25, plus service charge, and are available at TicketMaster outlets and online at and AOL keyword: Nissan Pavilion. Parking is included.

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