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November 11, 2009

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Wed Nov 11

Chick Inn: Joe Debow; 6 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: DeWayne Hill, Kent Reader; 8 p.m., $8, 18+;

Furlongs: Phil Kelly; 7 p.m., free (R)

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

The Improv: Rich Guzzi; 8 p.m., $10

Jerry Green & Friends:
 Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 9 p.m., free (R)

Jim Porter’s: Club Salsa; 9 p.m., (Ballroom); Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m., (Melody Bar); All shows $5 after 8 p.m.

Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: 
Muji Fuji; 9 p.m., free (R)

Longshot Tavern: Merry Pranksters; 11 p.m., free

The Lounge: Blues Jam with Jim Masterson; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: New Music Festival: Faculty Artists, New Chamber Music featuring Augusta Read Thomas; 8 p.m., free

Monkey Wrench: Relic; 9 p.m., free

The Patron: Wax On Wednesday with Kim Sorise; 8 p.m., free (R)

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room), 8 p.m.; DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar), 8 p.m.; $3-$5 after 9 p.m., 21+

Pop’s Place: Open Mic with Sean Magnum; 8:30 p.m., free (R)

Skull Alley: Dr. Manhattan, Elsinore, Ben Purdom; 8 p.m., $5

Southgate House: Artists in residence: Michael & Travis; 9 p.m., free, 21+ (Juney’s Lounge)

Steinert’s: Full Contact Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Big Bill Morganfield; 7:30 p.m., $15

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Volare
: Carly Johnson, Craig Wagner; 7 p.m., free (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Clay Harned; 9 p.m., $5 (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: DJ Dave Desitin; 8 p.m. (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Karaoke with Rob Schuler; 8:30 p.m., free (R)

Zeppelin Café: John Gage; noon (R)

Thu Nov 12

Busters: Juxtapoze; 10 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: DeWayne Hill, Kent Reader; 8 p.m., $8, 18+

Cosmic Charlie’s: Asylum Street Spankers; 8 p.m.

Derby City Espresso: Sasha Colette & The Magnolias, Trampolines, Luna, Bradlee Burtner; 9 p.m., $5

Expo Five: VersaEmerge, A Rocket to the Moon, The Maine, Cobra Starship, Boys Like Girls; 6 p.m., $25

Furlongs: Kimmet & Doug; 9 p.m., free (R)

Heine Bros. Gardiner Lane: Troubadours of Divine Bliss; 7 p.m., free

Highlands Taproom: DJ Joe Dubb’s Thursday Night Hootenanny; 9 p.m., free (R)

The Improv: Tom Wilson; 8 p.m., $15

Jazzy Blu: Walker & Kays; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Jeff Ruby’s: Fattlabb; 7:30 p.m. (R every other Thursday)

Jerry Green & Friends:
 Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)

Jim Porter’s: U-Call-It Dance Night: DJ Ron Wallace, Swing dance lessons by Patrick (Ballroom); 8 p.m.; Karaoke with Steve (Melody Bar); 6 p.m., $3 after 8 p.m. (R)

Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: 
Open Mic; 9 p.m., free (R)

Longshot Tavern: Open Blues Mic Night; 9:30 p.m., free

Malcolm Bird Recital Hall: World Music Series: Tatsuya Nakatani, Solo percussion; 9 p.m., free

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: New Music Festival: University Wind Ensemble and University Choruses, Augusta Read Thomas; 8 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern
: Audition Night: Roper Crust, Pulse Theory; 10 p.m., (Saloon); The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room), 8 p.m.; DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar), $1 after 9 p.m.

Pop’s Place: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free

R Place Pub: Big Rock Show; 10 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Karass, C.J. Boyd Sexxtett, On Parallels; 8 p.m., $5, all ages

Southgate House: Mt. Pleasant String Band; 9 p.m., free, 21+ (Juney’s lounge)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: The Steepwater Band; 9 p.m., $5

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Vernon Lanes: Woodrow on the Radio, Matt Anthony; 10 p.m., free (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Soul Search w/ Tim Lickteig; 8 p.m., $5 (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Joe Hanna; 8 p.m., free (R)

Zanzabar: OK Deejays Pre-party; 11 p.m., free

Zeppelin Café: Bluegrass Jam; 8 p.m., free (R)

Fri Nov 13

Air Devil’s Inn: Deviator, Kharmabums, Two-Sly Deuce; 10 p.m., $5

Art Sanctuary: VaVaVoyeur, The Jimmy Honeyman Quartet; 8 p.m., $15

BLDG: Prefab77 art show “Shot from both sides”; 8 p.m.

Busters: Satisfaction (Rolling Stones Tribute); 7 p.m., $15

Clifton’s Pizza: Juggernaut Jug Band: 8:30 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: DeWayne Hill, Kent Reader; 8 and 10:30 p.m., $12, 18+

Derby City Espresso: Supertruck; 9 p.m., $3

Flanagan’s: Neil Johnstone; 11 p.m., $3

Glassworks: Evangelicals, Holiday Shores, Idiot Glee; 7:30 p.m., $7

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

The Improv: Tom Wilson; 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15

Jazzy Blu: Jerry Tolson Quartet; 8 p.m., free (R)

Jerry Green & Friends:
 Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)

Jim Porter’s: Wayne “The Train” Hancock, Whitney Morgan, Erica Martin Band; 7 p.m., $12-$15 (Ballroom); Spare Change, (Good Time Room); $5 after 8 p.m.

The Kentucky Center: Asylum Street Spankers; 8 p.m., $17.50-$21.75

Live Lunch WFPK: Leslie’s Motel Band Reunion; noon, free; first come, first seated; priority seating for members $120 and above

Longhead’s Bar & Grill: Open Mic with Denny Wheatley; 6 p.m., free (R)

Longshot Tavern: Left Hand Hammers, Berry King; 10:30 p.m., free

Mellwood Arts Center: Salsa Night; 7 p.m., $7

The Patron: Burgers, Beers & Beats with DJ Kim Sorise 8 p.m., free (R)

Perkfections: Ahel El Nagam; 7 p.m., free, all ages

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar); $5 after 9 p.m.; 21+

Quarter Pole Lounge: Whiskey Tango; 9 p.m., free

River Bend Winery: Open Mic Poetry; 9 p.m., free

R Place Pub: Robbie Bartlett; 10 p.m., free

Rudyard Kipling: inKY reading series: Sean Hopkins, Bainca Spriggs, Alessandra Lynch; 8 p.m., free; Young Republic, Jack Salt, Seedy Seeds; 10 p.m., $5

Seelbach Bar:
 Mike Tracy, Tyronne Wheeler, Pat Lentz; 9 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Sugar Spell It Out, The Foxery, The Highlight Reel, MadeAvail; 7:30 p.m., $5

Southgate House: Robbie Fulks, Nathan Holscher & the Ohio 5; 8 p.m., $13-$15, (Ballroom); 500 Miles to Memphis, Shotgun Lover; 9 p.m., $5-$8, 18+, (Parlour); Crazy Joe Tritschler; 9 p.m., free, 21+, (Juney’s Lounge)

Swan Dive: Egret, Cursillistas, Little Gold; 9 p.m., $5

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Sue O’Neil, Blues Seville, BF Burt and the Investigators, 7:30 p.m., $5

Third Street Dive: The Kodiaks, Blacklist Royals, Nowhere Fast (acoustic); 9 p.m., free

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Zanzabar: The Dexateens, Dangerbird; 11 p.m., $7

Zeppelin Café: Parrothead Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Sat Nov 14

Air Devil’s Inn: Dated Breath, Andy Brown; 9:30 p.m., $3

Busters: A Lyrical Evening with The City; 7 p.m., $20-$25

The Cathouse (747 S. Preston St): The Teeth (7-inch release show), Straight A’s; 9:30 p.m., $5, free record with cover to first 200 people

Clifton Center: Kentucky Film and Music Fest; 11 a.m., $25 (weekend pass); Kentucky Homefront Live Radio Show; 7:30 p.m.

Clifton’s Pizza: Juggernaut Jug Band: 7:30 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: DeWayne Hill, Kent Reader; 7:15 & 9:30 p.m., $12, 18+

Derby City Espresso: De Los Muertos, Honey Highway, Dean Cody and the Dirty Blondes; 9 p.m., $5

ear X-tacy: Ellery; 2 p.m., free, all ages

Fast Eddie’s: Wax Factory; 10:30 p.m., $5

Gulf Shores Fun Center: Kirk Alwardt, Lyle Janes, Robert Morgan, Ray Price; 7 & 9 p.m., $7

Headliners: Dare to Care Food-Raiser: Company of Theives, Harper Simon (Paul Simon’s son), Wussy; 8 p.m., $10

Highlands Taproom: Moma Thai; 10 p.m., free

The Improv: Tom Wilson; 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $15

Jazzy Blu: Maestro J & The Jazzyblu Triad; 8 p.m., free (R)

Jerry Green & Friends:
 Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)

Jim Porter’s: Erica Martin Band; 9:30 p.m., (Ballroom); Spare Change; 9 p.m., (Good Time Room); $6 after 8 p.m.

Kentucky Center: Steve Solomon; 8 p.m., $28-$38 (Bomhard Theater)

Longshot Tavern: Merry Pranksters; 11 p.m., free

Malcolm Bird Recital Hall: Community Music Program Recital; 1 p.m., free

MyBar: Eight-Inch Elvis; 10 p.m., $5

Oak Room: Dick Sisto; 9 p.m., free

The Patron: Bossa Nova Brunch with DJ Kim Sorise; 10 a.m., free (R)

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Burn To Shine, 16 bones, Seedus; 7 p.m., $10 (Saloon); (Roof Garden); (Taproom); The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party; 8 p.m. (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party, 8 p.m. (Deck Bar); all shows $6 after 9 p.m.

Pop’s Place: Green Bean; 10 p.m., $3

Quarter Pole Lounge: Whiskey Tango; 9 p.m., free

Rudyard Kipling: Scott Carney, Joe Manning, Saredren Wells; 8 p.m., $5

Seelbach Bar: Jamey Abersold, Tyronne Wheeler, Jonathan Higgins; 9 p.m., free

Shooter’s: Hammer No More the Fingers; 8 p.m., free

Southgate House: Why?, The Moore Brothers, Jason Snell (Chocolate Horse); 8 p.m., $10-$13, all ages, (Ballroom); Giant Wow, Goose, Bootleg Rider; 9 p.m., $5-$8, 18+ (Parlour)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Sue O’Neil, Blues Seville, B.F. Burt and the Investigators, 7:30 p.m., $5

Third Street Dive: Mississippi Adam Riggle Band; 10 p.m., $3

Union Station: The Mack, Moon Camel, Break Zero; 8 p.m., $5

Uncle Pleasant’s: Karaoke; 7 p.m., free (R)

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Vernon Club: Kentuckiana Blues Society 21st Birthday party; 6 p.m., $5

Westport General Store: Swing Shift, Emanuel Maze; 7 p.m., free

Wick’s Pizza: Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo; 9 p.m., free, 21+

Sun Nov 15

Busters: Kill Me Kate; 10 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: DeWayne Hill, Kent Reader; 8 p.m., $8, 18+

ear X-tacy: Brother Ali (Signing Only); 4:30 p.m., free

Highlands Taproom: The Great Collide; 10 p.m., free

The Improv: Tom Wilson; 7 p.m., $15

Jazzy Blu: Doug Finke & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)

Jerry Green & Friends:
 Karaoke; 9 p.m. free (R)

Jim Porter’s: Viva La Diva: Louisville’s Women of Music, 4 p.m., $7 donation

Kentucky Center: Steve Solomon; 3 p.m., $28-$38 (Bomhard Theater)

Longshot Tavern: Merry Pranksters; 11 p.m., free (R)

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: Chamber Music Society: Eighth Blackbird; 2 p.m., $25

Monkey Wrench:
Church on the Rocks; 8 p.m., free (R)

R Place Pub: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Consume Consumer, Trophy Wives, Sugar Glyder; 7:30 p.m., $5

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Leslie’s Motel Reunion; 7:30 p.m., $10 donation

Uncle Pleasants: Brother Ali, Evidence, Toki Wright, BK One, Skyscraper Stereo; 7 p.m., $10 -$12

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Mon Nov 16

The 930: Bowerbirds, The Parade Schedule; 8 p.m., $10

Bulldog Café: Whitechapel, Intent to Kill, Revive the Fallen, Littledidweknow, The Troodon; 7 p.m., $12

Busters: Matisyahu; 7 p.m., $25, 18+

Diamonds: Slinky Jenkins; 9 p.m., free (R)

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

Jerry Green & Friends:
 Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: Minsoo Sohn, piano; 8 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Bomb the Music Industry, The Kodiaks, Mountain Asleep; 7 p.m., $6

Southgate House: Open Mic Night hosted by Mike Kuntz; 9 p.m., free, 21+, (Juney’s Lounge)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Open Mic with Alanna Fugate, Justin Lewis; 9 p.m., free (R)

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Tue Nov 17

Back Door: Open Mic; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Furlongs: Big Pappa; 7 p.m., free (R)

Headliners: The Meat Puppets, Lucky Pineapple; 9 p.m., $12

Highlands Taproom: Critical Condition; 10 p.m., free

Jerry Green & Friends:
 Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Jim Porter’s
: Derby City Association Bop Night: DJ Bob; 6 p.m., $2 (R)

Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: 
Bluegrass; 7 p.m., free (R)

Malcolm Bird Recital Hall: University Double Bass Studio Recital; 7 p.m., free

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: University Jazz Ensemble II; 8 p.m., free

R Place Pub: Big Rock Show; 10 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Ludlow Lions, Alcohawk, Tints; 7:30 p.m., $3

Southgate House: Passafire, Super-Massive, The Pinstripes; 8 p.m., $8-$10, 18+, (Parlour); Karaoke with DJ Swirl; 9 p.m., free, 21+, (Juney’s Lounge)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Open Blues/Jazz Band Jam; 9 p.m., free (R)

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Vernon Club: Heavy Trash, The Ladybirds; 9 p.m., $10-$12