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December 23, 2009

Plugged In

Live music for the week of Dec. 23-29.

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Wed Dec. 23

Bearno’s (Highlands): Open Mic with Chad Cheek; 8 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Will Hardesty, Big John Richardson, 8 p.m.; Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+

Dutch’s Tavern: Kimmet & Doug; 9:30 p.m., $2 (R)

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

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

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

Lime Stone Bay: Jim Dishman; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

The Lounge: Blues Jam with Steve Bradley; 9:30 p.m., free

Nachbar: VAMP; 10 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Southgate House: Cavashawn, The Composure, Watson Park; 7:30 p.m., $10, all ages, (Ballroom); Two Inch Winky Christmas show with John Walsh, Army Coach; 8:30 p.m., $5-$8, 18+ (Parlour); The Sloes; 9 p.m., free, 21+ (Juney’s Lounge)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Stacey Mitchhart; 9 p.m., $13

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)

Zanzabar: Free at the Z Series: Harlequins; 9 p.m., free

Zeppelin Café: John Gage; noon (R)

Thu Dec. 24

Comedy Caravan: Will Hardesty, Big John Richardson, 8 p.m., $10, 18+

Darkstar: Bluegrass Night: White Russians; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

Jazzy Blu: Walker & Kays; 7:30 p.m., $10 (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)

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

The Lounge: Open Mic, Karaoke; 9 p.m., free

Pop’s Place: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Rumball’s: Open Mic with Lady Maddox; 6 p.m., free (R)

Saints: Andrea Davidson; 10:30 p.m., free (R)

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

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 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)

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

Fri Dec. 25

Comedy Caravan: Will Hardesty, Big John Richardson, 8 p.m., $10, 18+

Dutch’s Tavern: Hipatitus; 9:30 p.m., $5

Good Times Pub: Kimmet & Doug; 9 p.m., $5

Hideaway Saloon: Bitch Please; 10 p.m., $5

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

Jazzy Blu: Jerry Tolson Quartet; 8 p.m., $10 (R)

Jeff Ruby’s: Andrea Davidson, Chad Graham; 4:30 p.m., free (R)

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

The Lounge: The Lounge Band; 10 p.m., $3

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

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

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

Smoketown: Billy Hower; 6 p.m., free (R)

Uncle Pleasants: Diafixon Gothic and Industrial night; 9 p.m., $5 (R)

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

Zanzabar: DJ Trevor Bowles; 9 p.m., free

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

Sat Dec. 26

Air Devil’s Inn: Bluestown; 9:45 p.m., free

Bearno’s (Highlands): Larry-oke; 10 p.m., free

Billiards Club of Louisville: D-Man & The Alley Hounds; 10 p.m., $5

Comedy Caravan: Will Hardesty, Big John Richardson, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., $12; Louisville Comedy Underground; 11:45 p.m., $10, 18+

Eva Mae’s Creekside: The Shining; 7:30 p.m., free

Good Times Pub (Middletown): Kimmet & Doug; 9 p.m., $5

Highlands Taproom: Eddie & The Fuck Munkys Kwanzaa Show; 10 p.m., free

Jazzy Blu: Maestro J. & The Jazzyblu Triad; 8 p.m., $10 (R)

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

Jim Porter’s: Napoleon & Le Bonepartes; 9:30 p.m., (Ballroom); The Moodswingers; 9 p.m.; (Good Time Room); all shows $6 after 8 p.m.

Limestone Bay: Jim Dishman; 5 p.m., free

The Lounge: Bodeco, Jim Masterson Blues Band; 10 p.m., $5

Monkey Wrench: Jimmy Levan’s Planet Louisville” premiere; 10 p.m., free

Nachbar: Johnny Berry & the Outliers; 10 p.m., $5

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

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Sunday Six (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 unmarked shows $6 after 9 p.m.

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

Rudyard Kipling: Lovesauce & Soulbones reunion; Hootenanny with Chef Timothy Tucker, Todd Hildreth, M. Scobee, J.P. Lebangood, Myron Koch; 8 p.m., $10 donation encouraged

Skull Alley: Delay, Imperial Clan, Tints; 7 p.m., $5

Smoketown: Billy Hower; 6 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Heartless Bastards, J. Dorsey Blues Revival; 8:30 p.m., $17-$20, all ages (Ballroom)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Travel’n Mojos, The Crashers; 7:30 p.m., $5

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

Warehouse (at Clay & Main): Non-Denominational Warehouse Party w/ OK Deejays, DJA & Prince Terrence; 11 p.m., $7

Zanzabar: Cougar Express, Dirty J.; 10 p.m., $6

Sun Dec. 27

Bearno’s (Highlands): Sunday Night Band Showcase: Michael Tierney, Till Summer, Todd Millet; 7 p.m., free

Dutch’s Tavern: Kimmet & Doug; 9 p.m., $2 (R)

Headliners: Takeover KY: T. McAfee, Amore The King, J-Skillz, King XII, Rio, City Up; 9 p.m., $5 (adv.), $8 (door), 18+

Highlands Taproom: Greg Sanders; 10 p.m., free

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

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

Lime Stone Bay: Jim Dishman; 9 p.m., free (R thru Dec except holidays)

Longshot Tavern: ToeJam Musicians Benefit: The Merry Pranksters, Jim Dishman Band, Edgehill Avenue, Thirteenth Sun, Greg Foresman & Minstrels of Joy; 8 p.m., $5

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

Nachbar: Squeeze-bot; 9 p.m., free

Pop’s Place: Open Mic; 9 p.m., free (R)

Swan Dive: Animal City, State Champion, Mansions; 9 p.m., $TBA

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

Zanzabar: Project Improv reunion; 8 p.m., $5

Mon
Dec. 28

Bearno’s (Highlands): LP’s Dance Party; 10 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: People’s Choice Magic Competition; 8 p.m., $8, all ages

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

Hideaway Saloon: Tom Boone; 10 p.m., $3 (R thru Dec)

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

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

Southgate House: Open Mic with Mike Oberst; 9 p.m., 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 Dec. 29

Blu: Doug Elmore, Dave Clark & Pat Lentz; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

Comedy Caravan: Hil-Larry-Oke; 9 p.m., free, 16+

Dutch’s Tavern: Andrea Davidson; 11 p.m., free (R)

Hideaway Saloon: Alanna Fugate; 9 p.m., $4

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)

Pop’s Place: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

Skull Alley: The Loto Ball Show, Elena Brockade, Grace Kulp, Loto Ball Stupid Dans Gang, Bu Hao Ting; 8 p.m., $5, all ages

Southgate House: 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)

Zanzabar: DJ Dave Desitin; 10 p.m., free