The Ike Reilly Assassination performs at Jim Porter's July 30 as part of its Friday After-Work Series.

July 28, 2010

Plugged In

Live music, comedy and karaoke for the week of July 28-Aug. 3

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Wed. July 28

11th Frame: Karaoke with Allen; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Blu: Big Poppa Stampley; 8:30 p.m. (R)

Buffalo Wild Wings, St. Matthews: Emily Clark Band; 8 p.m. (R)

Chick Inn: Live music with Erin; 6 p.m. (R)

Clifton’s Pizza: Walker and Kays

Comedy Caravan: Benefit for Terri O’Connell; Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+ (R)

Cosmic Charlie’s: The Twin Cats; 9 p.m.

Dat Kjun: Karaoke with Wayne Johnson; 8 p.m., free (R)

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

Hard Rock Café: The Over-Reactors; 8 p.m., free

Highlands Taproom: Eddie & the F#ck Munkys; 8 p.m., free (R)

Ichiban Samurai: Jimmy V. and Screamin’ John; 6 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 (R)

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: Humparty with DJ Bach; 8 p.m., free; Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m. (Melody Bar) (R)

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

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

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

The Lounge: Blues jam hosted by Steve Bradley; 9 p.m., free

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 (R)

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

Natasha’s Bistro: Alan Rhody; 9 p.m., $10

Old Louisville Coffeehouse: Matthew Fogle; 7 p.m., free (R)

Onizim’s Barn: Phil Kelly; 7 p.m., free, (R)

Prime Lounge: Wine Down Wednesdays: DJ K-Dog; (21+) (R)

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

Skull Alley: Home Blitz; 8 p.m., free

Southgate House: Ballroom: Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers John Henry & The Engine; 7:30 p.m. $15; Parlour: No Star; $5 (21+), $6 (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Billy Wallace and the Virginia Blues; 9 p.m., free (21+)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Amanda Lucas Band, The Dynamics; 9 p.m.

Theater Square: VoJazz Trio featuring Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

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

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

WFPK: Waterfront Wednesdays Concert Series: Tift Merritt, Dawes, Robert Francis; free; 6 p.m., weather permitting

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: The Boombox Saints (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Stem & the Geeze; 8 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Rob Schuler

Wick’s Pizza, State Street: Jacky B.; 9 p.m.

Zeppelin Café: Bluegrass Jam w/ Tom Cunningham & the Potluck Ramblers; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Thurs. July 29

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

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

Browning’s: Mother Jane; 6.30 p.m.

Buffalo Wild Wings, St. Matthews: Butch Rice; 8 p.m., free (R)

Caddyshack Pizza & Golf: Thursday Night Open Mic w/ Denny Wheatley 7 p.m.

Capitol Plaza Hotel: The Shining; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Check’s Café: Karaoke with Gary Summit; 6 p.m., free (R)

Club 21: John Damato & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

Cosmic Charlie’s: The Vegabonds; 9 p.m.

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

Headliners Music Hall: High On Fire, Torche, Beings, Ohlm, Old Vikings; 7 p.m., $11.25-$15

Hideaway Saloon: Lipstick Pistol; 11 p.m.

Jack Fry’s: Ray Johnson; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

Jeff Ruby’s: Fattlabb; 7:30 p.m., $5 (R every other Thursday)

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

Jim Porter’s: U-Call it Dance Party with Ron Wallace; 8 p.m. (Ballroom); Swing Dance Lessons; 7 p.m.; Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m.

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

Mag Bar: Woodrow on the Radio; 10 p.m. (R)

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar)

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

Rudyard Kipling: Vampire Squid, Daikaiju, Prehistoric Horse; 9 p.m., $5

Saints: Cosa Seria; 9 p.m. (R)

Southgate House: Parlour: No Star $5 (21+), $8 (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Hilbilly Thursday 9 p.m., free (21+)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Shawn Jennings, Local Villains, The Uprising; 9 p.m., $5

The Summit: The Wulfe Brothers

Theater Square: Stein Stoess; 8 p.m., free (R)

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

Vernon Club: Delmont Room: Michael Logen; 8 p.m., $5 (21+)

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Baby Fish Mouth

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Joe Hanna (R)

Wick’s Pizza, State Street: Jacky B.; 9 p.m.

Zanzabar: Kaiser Cartel; 9 p.m.

Zeppelin Café: Blues Jam w/ LaMont Gillespie & 100 Proof; 9 p.m., free (R)

Fri. July 30

11th Frame: Karaoke with Allen; 9 p.m., free (R)

Air Devil’s Inn: ClawDads; 9:45 p.m., $5

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

Big Blue Country: Jazmine Brooke; 8:30 p.m., $3

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

Buster’s: Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, Arnett Hollow, Bryan Himes; 9 p.m., $7

Clifton’s Pizza: Squeeze-Bot

Club 812: Cha Cha’s Club Karaoke; 9 p.m., free

Cosmic Charlie’s: Steez, The Pass; 9 p.m.

Dat Kjun: Karaoke with Wayne Johnson; 8 p.m., free (R)

Fourth Street Live: Hot Country Nights Series: Colt Ford; 8 p.m., free

Gaslight Tavern: DJ Chad; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Gerstle’s: Peter Searcy, Amanda Lucas Band; 8 p.m., $8

Hideaway Saloon: Johnny Neel & the Criminal Element; 10:30 p.m.

Iroquois Amphitheater: Kentucky Music Weekend; 7 p.m., $10 suggested donation, www.kentuckymusicweekend.com

Jack Fry’s: Steve Crews; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

Jim Porter’s: The Ike Reilly Assassination; 7 p.m., $10 (adv.) / $12 (door)

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

The Lounge: Mississippi Adam Riggle Band; 10:30 p.m., $3

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Heaven Hill, East 146; 8 p.m., $10

R Place Pub: Edison Riley; 10 p.m.

River Bend Winery: Big Poppa Stampley Band; 6 p.m.

Rudyard Kipling: Country Gospel; 7:30 p.m., Lipstick Pistol; 10:30 p.m.

Sieg’s On The River: Speed Limit; 7 p.m., free

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

Southgate House: Ballroom: Buckwheat Zydeco; 8:30 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door); Parlour: Alex Band; $8 (adv.), $10 (door); Juney’s Lounge: Sunday Valley; 9 p.m., free

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

Theater Square: VoJazz Trio featuring Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Uncle Pleasant’s: Claps, The Funeral, The Twilight; 9 p.m., $5

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

Vernon Club: Douglas Lucas, Leigh Ann Yost, Kristen Cothron; 8 p.m., $8

WFPK: Freedy Johnston; 11:30 a.m., free; first come, first seated; members at $120 level or above receive priority seating

Westport Village: Rigby’s; 7 p.m., free

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Steel Mist

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Genuine Risk; 10 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Joey Sandles; 8 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza Middletown: Wick’s Idol; 9 p.m.

Wick’s State Street: Timmy & Scharfe

Sat. July 31

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

BBC Taproom: Picnics ’n’ Flicks: Baby Fishmouth; 8 p.m., $5

Check’s Café: Karaoke with Gary Summit; 8 p.m., free (R)

Clifton’s Pizza: Mickey Clark & the Blue Norther

Club 812: Logan Street Band; 9 p.m., $5

Cosmic Charlie’s: Dallas Alice, Fifth On The Floor, Sundown Service; 9 p.m.

Germantown Café: Cadillac Shack; 8 p.m.

Gerstle’s: Rocktimus Prime; 10 p.m., $5

Harley’s Main Street Tavern: Mississippi Adam Riggle Band; 10:30 p.m., free

Hideaway Saloon: Bloom Street; 11 p.m.

Highlands Taproom: DJ Joe Dubb’s Big Saturday Night Dance Party; 10 p.m.

Iroquois Amphitheater: Kentucky Music Weekend; 10 a.m.-11 p.m., $10 suggested donation, daytime events free; www.kentuckymusicweekend.com

Incredible Dave’s: Big Poppa Stampley Band

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

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

Jazzyblu: Neo-Soul Saturdays with Maestro J.; 8 p.m., $10 (R)

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

Jim Porter’s: The Napp Band, Bag of Hammers, D. Man & The Alleyhounds

Lyndon Pub: Kris King; 9 p.m.

Mac’s Hideaway: Ride to Conquer Cancer: Karaoke Contest; 10 p.m., $5

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Signal The Revolution, Hardlein, Sever This Illusion; 8 p.m., $10

Prime Lounge: DJ K-Dogg; 10 p.m.

Ri Ra: The Over-Reactors; 8:30 p.m.

Rudyard Kipling: Jack Holiday & The Westerners (Gazebo); 7:30 p.m.

Sieg’s on the River: Logan Street; 7 p.m.

Skull Alley: Cerebellum (CD/LP release), The Teeth, Trophy Wives; 8 p.m., $6, all ages

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

Southgate House: Ballroom: Yo La Tengo; 9 p.m. $18 (adv.), $20 (door), 18+; Parlour: The Black Sites $5 (21+), $8 (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Whistle Pigs; 9 p.m., free (21+)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: King Sonic, the Predators; 7:30 p.m.

Summit City Lounge: Anywhere Celebration and Congregation Tour; 9 p.m., $5

Theater Square: VoJazz Trio featuring Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6:30 p.m., (R)

Vernon Club: Joe Pitts, WSNB; 8 p.m., $8 (adv.), $9 (door)

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Kudmani

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Grindstone; 10 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: The Wallings Jr; 9 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Genuine Risk

Wick’s Pizza, State Street: Soul; 7:30 p.m.

Sun. Aug. 1

Cherokee Triangle: Delicious Blues Stew; 7 p.m.

Clifton’s Pizza: Hot Onion Jazz Band

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

ear X-tacy: Wax Fang; 6 p.m., free, all ages

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

Headliners: Built To Spill, Chikita Violeta; 7 p.m., $15 (adv.), $18 (door)

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

Land of Tomorrow: Bear In Heaven, Slow Animal, Shedding; 7:30 p.m., $7-$10 donation

Le Relais: Pat Lentz & Dave Wilson; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Monkey Wrench: Shake-It-Off Sundays: DJs Narwhal & CliffTones; 1 p.m., free (R); Church on the Rocks; 8 p.m., free (R)

Nachbar: Squeeze-Bot; 8 p.m., free (R)

Sieg’s on the River: Gary Sanders & Co.; 4 p.m.

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

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: John Mark Sandquist; 8 p.m. (R)

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

Willow Park: Delicious Blues Stew; 7 p.m.

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

Mon. Aug. 2

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

Cosmic Charlie’s: Bat Masterson; 9 p.m.

Diamond’s: Slinky Jenkins; free (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Amos Hopkins & Adam Flowers; 8 p.m., free (R)

ear X-tacy: Hanson; 6 p.m., free, all ages

Headliners Music Hall: Hanson, Rooney; 6:30 p.m., $28

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

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)

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

Skull Alley: Cloud Mouth, Coma Regalia, Brave Youth, Tints, Wax Intellectual; 7 p.m., $5, all ages

Southgate House: Parlour: Rosetta; 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $8 (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Songwriter Showcase and Open Mic; 9 p.m., free, 21+

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Unplugged open mic with Alanna Fugate, Justin Lewis; 8 p.m., free (R)

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

Tues. Aug. 3

BBC 4th St.: Rachel Stump; 8 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Clifton’s Pizza: Danny Flanigan (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Corey & Stacey; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

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)

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

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

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

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

Southgate House: Parlour: Underbelly-The Strangest Comedy Show In Town; 9 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Karaoke Voal Social; 9 p.m., free (21+)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Open Blues, Jazz Band Jam; 8 p.m., free (R)

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

Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Tim Morrow; 8 p.m.