December 30, 2009

Plugged In

Arnett Hollow, Honey Highway, Trophy Wives, King Kong and more

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Wed. Dec. 30

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

Clifton’s Pizza: Walker & Kays; 7:30 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Bob Batch, Tim Rowlins, Barb Neligan; 8 p.m., $8; Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Onizim’s Barn: Phil Kelly; 7 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)

Skull Alley: Antilles, Xerxes, Wax Intellectual, Parrhesia; 7 p.m., $5, all ages

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: The Foxery, Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, Mississippi Adam Riggle; 9 p.m., $4

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

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

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Big Rock Show; 10 p.m., $2

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: Nerves Jr.; 9 p.m., free

Zeppelin Café: John Gage; noon (R)

Thu. Dec. 31

Air Devil’s Inn: Tim Krekel Orchestra; 10 p.m., $12 (adv.), $15 (door)

Bearno’s by the Bridge: Kimmet & Doug, Strumbeat, Larryoke; 8 p.m., $65-$75

Bearno’s Highlands: Green Bean August; 10 p.m., free

Billiards Club of Louisville: OGR; 10 p.m., $5

Bistro 301: DJ Diamond Dave; 10:30 p.m., $3.01

Blu: Jazz trio; $175/couple

Bluegrass Brewing Co.: Momma Thai; 11 p.m., $5

Brendan’s: Joey Sandalls, DJ Jeremy; 7 p.m., $5 after 9 p.m.

Busters: Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun, The Worsties, Candy; 8 p.m., $25 (21+), $30 (18+), $20 (students)

Cahoots: Trophy Wives, The Revenants; 10 p.m., free.

Captains Quarters: The Huckleberries; 7 p.m., $65

Comedy Caravan: Bob Batch, Tim Rowlins, Barb Neligan; 8 p.m., $15; 10:15 p.m., $30

Connection: DJ Tom Remix; 9 p.m., $20

Crowne Plaza: Caribou; 9 p.m., $TBA

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

Dutch’s: Chad Graham, Thirty Spokes, Andrea Davidson; 9 p.m., $5

Flanagan’s: Bagpipe music; $3 (6-9 p.m.), $10 (9 p.m.).

French Lick Resort: Aloft Aerial Dance Group (hotel); $379/couple; Red Eye Max (casino); 9 p.m.

Golden Nugget: The Brewskies; 10 p.m., $TBD

Hard Rock Café: Edgewood, Andrew Newton Scott; 8 p.m., packages from $20-$100

Headliners: Arnett Hollow, The Fervor, DJ Kim Sorise; 9 p.m., $15

Hideaway Saloon: The Thirteenth Sun; 10 p.m., $10

Highlands Taproom: DJ Summit; 10 p.m., free

Holiday Inn, Lakeview: DJ Larry Rice (Ballroom), Whiskey Tango (Lounge); 8 p.m., $119.95 (couple)

Horseshoe: The Rumors (Legends), The Crashers (Envy), Jayne Bond & the Pink Martinis (Showroom); 9 p.m., free

Hotel: DJ PS1; 9 p.m., $20, $75 (VIP)

Howl at the Moon: Dueling Pianos; 9 p.m., $40-$150

The Improv: Owen Benjamin; 7 p.m. & 10 p.m., $22-$247

Jazzy Blu: Paula Yarborough with Maestro J. & Jazzyblu Triad; 8 p.m., $15

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: Unknown Hinson, Bluestown, Lindsey Lane, Axis, Spare Change, and The George Brackens Blues Band (Ballroom), 7 p.m., $25

Joe’s Older Than Dirt: DJ; 9 p.m., free

Kye’s: Studley Cheese Band; 8 p.m., $50

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

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

The Lounge: Troubadours of Divine Bliss, Lizzie West & Baba Buffalo, The Sirens; 9 p.m., $10

Martini Italian Bistro: Bongolicious, Andrea Davidson, Rick Debow; 10 p.m., $10

Molly Malone’s: Sunday Six, DJ Ryan Cox; 10 p.m., $5

Monkey Wrench: DJs Lady Jane, Sk8 Ninja, Dome Light DJs, Fabricia; 8 p.m., $20

My Bar: Mix Master Danny Williams; 9 p.m., $10

O’Shea’s: Soulbite, DJ; $10 after 9 p.m.

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Days of the New, Heaven Hill, Wax Factory, Naked Garden, Steel Mist, Signal 48; 7 p.m., $25

Pop’s Place: The Thunderkings; 10 p.m., $10

R Place Pub: Alternate Ending; 10 p.m., free

Ri Ra: DJ; 10 p.m., free

Rubbies: Holt Brothers Band, Danny Hord; 9 p.m., free

Rudyard Kipling: The Reginald Bareham Lounge Band; 7:30 p.m., $10

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

Saint’s: Andrea Davidson; 10:30 p.m., free (R)

Seelbach-Hilton: Dick Sisto (Oakroom) 6 p.m.; Dick Sisto Trio with saxophonist Don Aliquo (Old Seelbach Bar); 10 p.m.

Sid’s Pub: Liquid Rhythm; 9 p.m., $8, $15/couple

Spirit of Jefferson: DJ; 9:30 p.m., $55

Southgate House: Dandelion Death, Banderas, Mad Anthony and The Mudpies; 8:30 p.m., $10, (Ballroom)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: The Predators; 7:30 p.m., $35

Third Street Dive: Parlor Tricks, Honey Highway Country & Blues Show, DJs; 10 p.m., $5

T.K.’s Pub: Jefferson Tarc Bus; 9 p.m., $5-$10

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

Vernon: Danny Glover Cover Band, OK Deejays; 10 p.m., $15

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: DJ Sleepy T.; 9 p.m., $10

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

Fri. Jan. 1

Bearno’s by the Bridge: Another Colour; 9:30 p.m., free

Bearno’s Highlands: Jon Boy Slim & Katy Rene, Hambone; 7 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Bob Batch, Tim Rowlins, Barb Neligan; 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., $12, 18+

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

Holiday Inn, Lakeview: Whiskey Tango; 9 p.m., free

Jazzyblu: Paula Yarborough with Maestro J. & Jazzyblu Triad; 8 p.m., $10

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)

Monkey Wrench: Townes Van Zandt Tribute Concert; 8 p.m., free

Nachbar: Philly Folk Parade, Thomas A. Minor & The Picket Line; 10 p.m., free

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

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Velcro Pygmies; 11 p.m., $10 (Saloon); 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.

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)

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

Sat. Jan. 2

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

Comedy Caravan: Bob Batch, Tim Rowlins, Barb Neligan, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., $12; Louisville Comedy Underground; 11:45 p.m., $10, 18+

Derby Dinner Playhouse: A Salute to Elvis & Other Country Legends; 7:30 p.m., $38

Highlands Taproom: Jebodiah Springfield; 10 p.m., free

Holiday Inn, Lakeview: Whiskey Tango; 9 p.m., free

Jazzyblu: Paula Yarborough with Maestro J. & Jazzyblu Triad; 8 p.m., $10

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

Jim Porter’s: Lindsey Lane & Axis, (Ballroom); Spare Change; (Good Time Room), George Bracken Blues Band (Melody Bar); all shows $6 after 8 p.m.

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

Nachbar: King Kong, Tim Chad & Sherry; 9 p.m., $3

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

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Velcro Pygmies; 11 p.m., $10 (Saloon); 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: Go Mordecai, Ryder McQueen Band; 7:30 p.m., $3

Seidenfaden: Johnny Berry & the Outliers; 11 p.m., $5

Skull Alley: First Saturday Series: Coliseum, Straight A’s, ZCFOS, Nightmare Glasses; 6:30 p.m., $5, all ages

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

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

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

Westport General Store: Troubadours of Divine Bliss; 7 p.m., free

Zanzabar: DJ Dave Desitin; 11 p.m., $2

Sun. Jan. 3

Bearnos (Highlands): Sunday Night Band Showcase: MChee, The Friendly Giants, Green Bean August; 7 p.m., free

Buster’s: Amo Joy!, Eric Myers; 11 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Bob Batch, Tim Rowlins, Barb Neligan; 8 p.m., $8, 16+

Derby Dinner Playhouse: A Salute to Elvis & Other Country Legends; 7:30 p.m., $34 (matinee), $36

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

Gerstle’s: Open Mic with Mel Wiggins & Club Cardiere Band; 9 p.m., free

Highlands Taproom: Blue Plate Special; 10 p.m., free

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mon. Jan. 4

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

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)

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. Jan. 5

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

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

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

Highlands Taproom: Jim Mowry; 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)

Onizim’s Barn: Big Pappa; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

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