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The lowdown -- The Reserves, Virginia Coalition, Erin McKeown and Offbeat Magazine's 2007 "Performer of the Year" Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will play at the fifth annual MammoJam Music Festival at the 8x10 Saturday. The event, which supports the fight against breast cancer, includes a silent auction and catering by local restaurants.

If you go -- The festival runs 6 p.m.-midnight. The 8x10 is at 10 E. Cross St. Tickets are $40-$50. VIP packages are $80. Call 410-456-2614 or go to mammojammusic

Comedy's don

The lowdown -- Don Jamieson has appeared on Crank Yankers, Good Morning America, VH1 and MTV. In 2005, he won an Emmy Award for his work on HBO's Inside the NFL. The comic will perform at the Baltimore Comedy Factory today through Saturday.

If you go -- Showtimes vary. Tickets are $17. The club is at 36 Light St., above Burke's Restaurant. Call 410-547-7798 or go to

Rising stars

The lowdown -- The Birchmere hosts indie rockers Antigone Rising tomorrow night. The female quartet, the first group to be featured in Starbucks Coffee's "Hear Music Debut" series, broke into the mainstream with From the Ground Up in 2005. The members began recording their latest album, Tales from Wonderland, last winter and have reached another distribution deal with Starbucks.

If you go -- The concert is at 7:30 p.m. The Birchmere is at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, Va. Tickets are $19.50. Call 703-549-7500 or go to

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