Photo by Andrew Parsons

Sweetback Sisters perform Feb. 16 at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe in Frankfort.

February 10, 2010

Plugged In

Live music for the week of Feb. 10-16

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Wed. Feb. 10

BBC 4th Street: Open Mic; 7 p.m., free, (R)

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

Buster’s: The Apple Tree Experience; midnight, free

Clifton’s Pizza: Jeanette Kays, Greg Walker, Sonny Stephens; 7:30 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+

Diamonds: Nathan Calhoun; 10:30 p.m., free

Dutch’s Tavern: Kimmet & Doug; 11 p.m., $2 (R)

11th Frame: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free

Flanagan’s: Southern Bastards Convention, Genetic Poetic, The Mevel; 10 p.m., free

Furlong’s: The Shining; 7 p.m., free

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

Jack’s: Acoustic M.D.; 9 p.m., free (R)

Jack Fry’s: Ray Johnson, Jenna Mattingly & Dave Wilson; 7 p.m., free

JazzyBlu: Mix Wednesdays with Maestro J.; 8 p.m. (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. (R)

La Catalana: Ruric Amari; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge: Zak Riles, Dominic Cipolla, Evan Patterson; 9 p.m., $4

Louisville Beer Store: Vinyl Night: Bring your own records to spin; 6 p.m., free (R)

Mag Bar: Get Down Wednesdays w/ Sleepy T.; 11 p.m., free (R)

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)

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

Siggy’s Pizza: Bluegrass Anonymous jam; 7 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Parlour: Rebecca Williams, Kyle English, Lauren Houston, Douglas Jay Boyd, Aly Tadro; 8 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 for (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Artist In Residence: Veronica Grim, Great Young Hunters, Noah Sugarman; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Self-Inflicted; 9 p.m., $4

Summit City Lounge: Open Mic; 9 p.m., free

Theatre Square Marketplace: VoJazz Trio; 6:30 p.m., free

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: T. McAfee with DJ Empty Beatz; 10 p.m., free

Zeppelin Café: John Gage; noon (R)

Thu. Feb. 11

Al’s Bar: Mondo Drag; 10 p.m.

America’s Best Inn: DJ Rob/Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Bistro 301: DJ Heather; 9 p.m., free (R)

Buster’s: Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights, The Sundown Service, The Other Brothers; 9 p.m., $7; 18+

Central Music Company: Catholic Charities Benefit for Haiti Relief: Dennis Awe, organ;  12:30 p.m., donations encouraged

Clifton’s Pizza: The Sirens; 8 p.m., free

Club 21: John D’Amato & Friends; 7 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+

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

Derby City Espresso: Sweatshirt Weather, Benjamin Logan Knight, Audie Darling; 8:30 p.m., $5

Dutch’s Tavern: Chad Graham; 9 p.m., free (R)

Furlong’s: Kimmet & Doug; 9 p.m., free

Headliners: Tortoise, Disappears; 8 p.m., $15 (adv.), $18 (door)

Highlands Taproom: Gay Night; 10 p.m., free

Jack Fry’s: Ray Johnson; 7 p.m., free

Jack’s Lounge: Scott Henderson Duo; 7 p.m., free (R)

Jeff Ruby’s: Fattlabb; 10:30 p.m., free (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-dancing lessons; $3 after 8 p.m. (Ballroom) (R)

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

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

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar); 8 p.m., $1

Rudyard Kipling: “Portraits” with Diane Houghton and David Lamb; 7 p.m., $10 donation goes toward Haiti relief

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

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

Southgate House: Parlour: Two Man Gentlemen Band, Moonshine Drive; 8 p.m., $8 (adv.), $10 (door), 18+; Juney’s Lounge: Hillbilly Thursday: Springfield Special; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: St. John’s Wort; 9 p.m., $5, bikers in free

Uncle Pleasant’s: A Skylit Drive, Of Mice & Men, The Word Alive, Voices Of Adria, They Came Bearing Arms; 7 p.m., $12

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. Feb. 12

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

America’s Best Inn: DJ Rob/Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Bearno’s Highlands: Blues Night: Hambone, Katy Rene, Jonboy Slim; 7 p.m., free, all ages

Bearno’s by the Bridge: West Market St. Stompers; 5:30 p.m., $3 (R)

Billiards Club of Louisville: Kimmet & Doug; 10 p.m., $5

Bistro 42: Open Mic with Jacob Adams and John Taylor; 8 p.m., free (R)

Central Music Company: Catholic Charities Benefit for Haiti Relief: Dennis Awe, organ; 12:30 p.m., donations encouraged

Derby City Espresso: Aquaventure, Supertruck, Ponyboy; 9 p.m., $5

Dutch’s Tavern: The White Russians; 10 p.m.

11th Frame: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free

Gerstle’s: Backyard Tire Fire; 10 p.m., $12

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

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

Jack Fry’s: Don Wagner, Reid Jahn; 7 p.m., free

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)

Jim Porter’s: Erica Martin Band (Ballroom); The Accountants (Good Time Room); Boogie Men Blues (Melody Bar); ladies free until 10 p.m., $5 after 8 p.m.

Kentucky Center: Terrance Simien Zydeco Experience; 8 p.m., $27.50; Brigid Kaelin (East Room); 7 p.m.

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

Old Louisville Coffeehouse: Refuge; 7 p.m., free

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

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Sammus Theory, Darkening Days, Faint; 8 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 $10 after 9 p.m.

Prime Lounge: Hambone; 10 p.m., ladies free, guys $2

Rudyard Kipling: “Portraits” with Diane Houghton and David Lamb; 7 p.m., $10 donation goes toward Haiti relief

Seelbach Bar: Dick Sisto solo; 8 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Dangerbird, The Olympia Three (last show), Deer Meet; 8 p.m., $5, all ages

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

Southgate House: Ballroom: Lucero, Glossary, Dave Hause from The Loved Ones; 8 p.m., $13 (adv.), $15 (door), 18+; Parlour: Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights, Grooveshire, 8 p.m., $8 (adv.), $10 (door), all ages; Juney’s Lounge: Joshua Black Wilkins; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: King Bees, Voodoo Lounge Band; 7:30 p.m., $5

Uncle Pleasants: Stonecutters, The Revenants, Witness The Reckoning; 9 p.m., $5

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

WFPK: Live Lunch: Louisville Is For Lovers Showcase: Whistle Peak, The Deloreans, Saredren Wells, Extra Shine, The Mack, and more; noon, free, first-come, first-seated; members at $120 level or above receive priority seating

Zanzabar: DJ Glitter Titz; 10 p.m., $3

Zazoo’s: Broadfield Marchers, Local Villains; 10 p.m.

Sat. Feb. 13

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

America’s Best Inn: DJ Rob/Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Applebee’s: The Over-Reactors; 9 p.m., free, all ages

Bearno’s By the Bridge: Bolt Action; 7 p.m., free

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

Billiards Club of Louisville: Kimmet & Doug; 10 p.m., $5

Blue Mule: Blacktop Jones; 9 p.m., free

Buster’s: Lucero, Glossary; 9 p.m., $12 (adv.), $14 (door)

Clifton Center: Kentucky Homefront: Coco Yam Band, Kyene Drum Ensemble, Ut Gret, Misha Feigin, Nana Yaa Asentewa; 7 p.m., $12

Comedy Caravan: Louisville Comedy Underground; 11:45 p.m., $10, 18+

The Compound: Face Down, Ass Up Valentine’s Party w/ OkDeejays, HeartThrob Deejays, Scott Metelic, Action Jackson; 11 p.m., $7

Derby City Espresso: Guitar Jeff, Starving in the Belly of the Whale, Mamakitty Southwood, Lauren Conkin; 9 p.m., $5

Diamonds: Revenge of Ricky Williams CD Release; 8:30 p.m., free

Dutch’s Tavern: The Predators; 10 p.m.

Fourth Street Live: Mardi Gras Party w/ Eve 6; 6 p.m., free

Gerstle’s: Eight-Inch Elvis; 10 p.m., $3

Headliners: Nile, Immolation, Krisiun, Rose Funeral, Dreaming Dead, Purgatorium, Narcolepsy Was Her Downfall, Theories Of The Apocalypse; 5:30 p.m., $20

Hideaway Saloon: Strange Arrangement; 10 p.m., $5

Highlands Taproom: Jason & the Punknecks; 10 p.m., free

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

Jack Fry’s: Don Wagner, Reid Jahn; 7 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: Erica Martin Band (Ballroom); The Accountants (Good Time Room); Boogie Men Blues (Melody Bar); all shows $6 after 8 p.m.

Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge: Nick Payne, Kristen Cothron, Nick Peay, Mindy Tolle; 9 p.m., $5

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

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: “Marriage of Figaro” Documentary; 7:30 p.m., free

Monkey Wrench: Fairness Valentine’s Party w/ DJ Fabi; 9 p.m., $2

Nachbar: Bad Blood; 10 p.m., $3 or $5 per couple if they kiss @ the door

Old Louisville Coffeehouse: U of L Jazz Ensemble, Jim Needler; 7 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern: 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.

Rudyard Kipling: Funky Ground H20, Reginald Bareham Orchestra; 7:30 p.m., free

Seelbach Bar: Dick Sisto Trio; 8 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Caution Critters, Ranger Plank, Wildcat Revival, Mustangs; 7 p.m., $5, all ages

Southgate House: Whole Club: The Covington Insurance Plan: All Proceeds Benefit Kevin Winterberg: Angels Of Meth, Mala In Se, The Strongest Proof, Black Signal, Oso Bear, Mad Anthony, Future Strikes, De Los Muertos, Flags, The Brothers & The Sisters, Pete Stein (Truckstop Coffee), Chris Porter; 8:30 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 (18-20)

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

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: King Bees, Voodoo Lounge Band; 7:30 p.m., $5

Summit City Lounge: The Kevin Abernathy Band; 9:30 p.m.

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

Vernon Club: Louisville Is For Lovers 10th Anniversary Show: Extra Shine, Saredren Wells, Invaders, Trophy Wives, The Mack, Second Story Man, The Deloreans, Whistle Peak; 9 p.m., $6

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

Whitney Hall: N’Kenge & Michael Chertock with Louisville Symphony Orchestra; 8 p.m., $30-$76

Zanzabar: Valentine’s Day Dance Party: DJ Duffy; 10 p.m., free

Sun. Feb. 14

Dutch’s Tavern: Kimmet & Doug; 11 p.m., $2 (R)

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

Hideaway Saloon: Bradlee Burtner; 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)

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: Yeol Eum Son, piano; 3 p.m., free; World Music Series: Ming Ke, pipa; 7:30 p.m., free

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

Seelbach Rathskellar: An Affair to Remember: Yim Yames, Bootsie Anne; 8 p.m., sold out

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcolm; 6 p.m., $12

Uncle Pleasants: For The Fallen Dreams, The Ghost Inside, Suffokate, Your Demise, No Sign Of Murder; 6:30 p.m., $12

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

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: DJ Dave Desitin; 9 p.m., free, (R)

Zazoo’s: The Chop Shop Open Mic: The Choppers; 7 p.m., free (R)

Mon. Feb. 15

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

Buster’s: Metal as Art Tour: Hypno5e, Janet Leigh, Fallen Martyr; 10 p.m., $5, 18+

Comedy Caravan: Bobby Falk Group; The Mixolegion Quintet; 7:30 p.m., $8

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

Dutch’s Tavern: Amos Hopkins & Friends; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

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

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

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

Malcolm Bird Recital Hall: University Jazz Combos; 7 p.m., free

Margaret Comstock Concert Hall: Bruce Heim, horn; 8 p.m., free

Southgate House: Ballroom: Fucked Up, Kurt Vile, Iron Age, Till Plains; 8 p.m., $10 (adv.), $12 (door), all ages; Juney’s Lounge: Open Mic Night with Billy Catfish; 9 p.m., free

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

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

Tue. Feb. 16

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

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

Comedy Caravan: Tainted Entourage Showcase: Janelle Fitzpatrick, George Kershner, Robert Morgan, Ben Ambers, Shannon Miller; $10

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

ear X-tacy: Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore; 6 p.m., free, all ages

Highlands Taproom: Cowboy Angels; 10 p.m., free

Jack Fry’s: Ray Johnson, Jenna Mattingly & Dave Wilson; 7 p.m., free

Jack’s Lounge: Scott Henderson Duo; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Kentucky Coffeetree Café: Sweetback Sisters; 7 p.m., $10

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

Malcolm Bird Recital Hall: University Student Composers; 8 p.m., free

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

Sake Blue: Craig Wagner & Friends; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

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

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