Grails @ Zanzabar on 4/19

April 13, 2011

Plugged In

Live music, comedy and karaoke listings for April 13-19

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•Wed APR 13

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

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

Bearno’s Highlands: Open Mic w/ Punk Rock Pam; 7 p.m., free

Billiards Club: Short Bus; 10 p.m.

Bird Recital Hall, U of L: University Brazilian Jazz Ensemble; 7 p.m., free

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

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

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

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

Comstock Concert Hall, U of L: Brazilian Jazz Ensemble; 7 p.m.

Corner Door: Big Booty Swing; 7 p.m., free

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

Gerstle’s: Alanna Fugate & Friends; 10 p.m., (R)

Harleys Main Street Tavern: Karaoke; 11 p.m.

Hideaway Saloon: The Pranksters; 10:30 p.m.

Highlands Taproom: Fuck Munkys Open Mic Night (R)

Jack’s: Slinky Jenkins; 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)

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Petersen; 6:30 p.m.

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

Jim Porter’s: Walnut St. Blues Band; 8:30 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; 6 p.m., free (R)

Louisville Palace: Trans-Siberian Orchestra; 7:30 p.m., $38.50-$58.50

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

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

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

Rudyard Kipling: Justin Kalk Orchestra with Busted Soles, Lotus Blake; 9:30 p.m., $5

Rumball’s: Open Mic with Layton Maddox; 7 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Keith Jones & The Makeshifts; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Swing Dance w/ Mike and The Swingers; 9 p.m., $4

TK’s Pub: Over-reactors; 6:30 p.m. (R)

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

Uncle Pleasants: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)

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

Volare Ristorante: Big Poppa Stampley; 7 p.m.

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

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Karaoke (R)

Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band w/ Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

 

•THU APR 14

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

The Bard’s Town: Lewis Mathis; 9 p.m., free

Bird Recital Hall, U of L: University Student Composers present Electronic & Computer Music; 7 p.m., free

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

Caddyshack Pizza & Golf: Open Mic w/ Denny Wheatley; 7 p.m. (R)

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)

Comstock Concert Hall, U of L: University Concert Band with University Choir; 8 p.m., free

Corner Door: Dorney & Friends; 7 p.m., free

Darkstar: Bluegrass Night: White Russians; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

El Nopal (Westport at Goose Creek): The Louisville Blues; 6 p.m.

Headliners Music Hall: Todd Barry, Neil Hamburger, Brendon Walsh; 8 p.m., $17 adv., $20 door

Hideaway Saloon: sixdollarsuit; 10:30 p.m.

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke (R)

Holiday Inn Hurstbourne: Bluegrass Anonymous Jam; 7 p.m., free (R)

Horseshoe Casino: Aaron Lewis from Staind; 7:30 p.m., sold out

Improv: Rich Ragains; 8 p.m., $10

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

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

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Petersen’s Trio; 9 p.m.

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. (R)

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

Monkey Wrench: DJ Goast; 9 p.m. (R)

Rudyard Kipling: Finnigan’s Fourth Fest of Funky Fresh Fun; 7:30 p.m., $12

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

Senor Iguanas Shelbyville Road: Karaoke; 9 p.m.

Southgate House: Parlour: Shoot Out the Lights, Come Here Watson, Channing & Quinn, Wonky Tonk; 8:30 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Dave Hawkins; 9:30 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Local Villains; 9 p.m., $4

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

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

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Open Mic Night w/ John Mark (R)

Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band w/ Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

Zanzabar: Cougar Express, Slithering Beast; 9 p.m., $5

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

 

•FRI APR 15

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

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

The Bard’s Town: Comedy Show featuring Robert Morgan, Tyler Jackson, Stewart Askew, Jerry Paulley; 9 p.m., $5; Fish That Kill; 11 p.m., $3

Big Blue Country: Clay Harned, Calen Cook; 10 p.m., $3

Billiards Club of Louisville: Jefferson Tarc Bus; 10 p.m., $5

Check’s Café: Pat Younger; 8 p.m., free

Comstock Concert Hall, U of L: University Early Music Ensemble; 8 p.m., free

Corner Door: Tom Boone & Friends; 7 p.m., free

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

ear X-tacy: Jason Isbell; 6 p.m., free

Eddie Merlot’s Steakhouse: Bobby Falk Group; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

Germantown Café: DJ, Karaoke with Traveling Salvation Road Show (R)

Gerstle’s Place: Jess Langer Band; 10 p.m.

Headliners Music Hall: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Hayes Carll, Shovels and Rope; 8 p.m., $12 adv., $15 door

Hideaway Saloon: AM Band; 10:30 p.m.

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke (R)

Holiday Inn Hurstbourne: Karaoke w/ Doug’s DJ; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Impellizzeri’s Downtown: Da Mudcats; 8 p.m.

Improv: Rich Ragains; 8 & 10:30 p.m., $12

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

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Petersen; 6:30 p.m.; The Connection; 9 p.m.

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

Jim Porter’s: Mountain Heart, Big Poppa Stampley; 7 p.m.; Leo Night & the Moonlighters, Bella Blue Band, Clay St. Blues All-Stars

JT’s Variety Club: Twicemade Records’ Freak Central Free Fridays; free (R)

KFC Yum! Center: Elton John; 8 p.m., $19.50-$139

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

Mozz: Wagner, Fitzgerald & Hyman; 7 p.m., free (R)

Ogle Center (IUS): Franc D’Ambrosio’s Broadway; 8 p.m., $29.50

Old Louisville Coffeehouse: Gabe Close; 7 p.m.

Phoenix Hill Tavern: biZkit Presents Laugh Often and Hardy

Riverbend Winery: John Boy Slim

Rudyard Kipling: Finnigan’s Fourth Fest of Funky Fresh Fun; 7:30 p.m., $12; Webster’s Nightmare; 9:30 p.m., $5

Rush Inn: Karaoke; 8 p.m. (R)

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

Senor Iguanas Shelbyville Road: Salsa night; 10 p.m. (R)

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

Southgate House: Ballroom: Neil Hamburger, Todd Barry, Brendon Walsh; 9:30 p.m., $20; Juney’s Lounge: Scotty Karate; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Pork Pie James, Self Inflicted; 7:30 p.m., $5

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

Third St. Dive: Tori Sparks; 9 p.m., $5

Uncle Slayton’s: Elizabeth & The Catapult; 9 p.m., $5

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

Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Ground Zero, Away with Rose

Wyandotte Tavern: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Zanzabar: Wax Fang, The Features; 9 p.m.

Zazoo’s: Gals on Keys show featuring Tamara Dearing, Iamis; 9 p.m., free

 

 

•SAT APR 16

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

The Bard’s Town: AM Band, Ozzwell Hudson; 8 p.m., $5

Billiards Club of Louisville: Jefferson Tarc Bus; 10:30 p.m., $5

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

Corner Door: Lewis Mathis; 7 p.m., free

Darkstar: The Prankster Trio; 9 p.m. (R)

ear X-tacy: Thomas A. Minor & The Picket Line, Mountain Heart; 1 p.m., free

Eddie Merlot’s Steakhouse: Bobby Falk Group; 7 p.m., free (R)

Gerstle’s: Kudmani; 10 p.m.

Harley’s Main Street Tavern: Dog House Kitchen; 10:45 p.m.

Hideaway Saloon: Soul Funkin Dangerous & Canago; 10:30 p.m.

Impellizzeri’s Downtown: Circus; 8 p.m.

Jack Fry’s: Steve Crews; 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 Porters: Leo Night & the Moonlighters, Bella Blue Band, Clay St. Blues All-Stars

Maple Inn: Billy Goat Gruff; 9 p.m.

Phoenix Hill Tavern: After Thunder Party

River Bend Winery: Mickey Clark

Rudyard Kipling: Finnigan’s Fourth Fest of Funky Fresh Fun; 7:30 p.m., $12; We Got You Asher Variety Show Benefit; 9:30 p.m.

Rush Inn: Karaoke; 8 p.m. (R)

St. Joseph Catholic Church: Louisville Bach Society; 7:30 p.m.

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

Senor Iguanas Shelbyville Road: Karaoke and DJ Dance Party; 9 p.m. (R)

Southgate House: Ballroom: Whiskey Daredevils, Rumble Club, Heavy Cream, The Prohibitionists; 9:30 p.m., $8; Parlour: Thistle, Autumn Rising, United Sons of Toil, Northless, White Walls; 9 p.m., $8; Juney’s Lounge: Straw Boss; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Timmy and Sharfe, Most Wanted; 5 p.m., $5

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

Third St. Dive: Davy Jay Sparroy & His Well Known Famous Drovers, 3GC; 9 p.m., $7

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

Union Station: DJ Noa No (Country Gutta); 10 p.m., free (R)

VFW (Lower Hunters Tr.): Mike Wilett & Friends; 8 p.m.

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

Waterfront Park/Chow Wagon: Olivia Henken Band; 2 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: DJ Mikus Aquila

Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band w/ Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

 

 

•SUN APR 17

The Bard’s Town: Poetry Reading featuring Sonja De Vries, Sheri L. Wright, songsmith A Girl Named Earl; 5 p.m., free

Blu: Dave Clark Trio; 11 a.m.,
free (R)

Bourbons Bistro: Ron Jones & Sonny Stephens; 7 p.m., free (R)

Brown Hotel: Sunday Tea: Nada Loutfi; 4 p.m., $18 (R)

Comstock Concert Hall, U of L: University Wind Symphony & Chamber Winds Louisville; 7:30 p.m., free

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

Gerstle’s: The Pranksters; 11 p.m., $3 (R)

Improv: Rich Ragains; 7 p.m., $10

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

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

Limestone Bay: Jim Dishman; 9 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)

Southgate House: Ballroom: The Black Angels, Suuns; 9 p.m., $15; Parlour: Dave Hause, Mikey Erg, Ian Graham; 9 p.m., $5; Juney’s Lounge: Hellcat Matt; 8 p.m., free

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

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: DJ Dave Desitin (R)

Zanzabar: Broken Water, Lydia Burrell; 10 p.m., $5

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

 

 

•MON APR 18

Bird Recital Hall, U of L: University Jazz Combos; 7 p.m., free

Comstock Concert Hall, U of L: University Symphonic Band & Concert Band; 8 p.m., free

Corner Door: Open mic w/ Alanna Fugate; 7 p.m., free

Dutch’s Tavern: Open Stage Jam w/ Amos Hopkins; 8 p.m., free (R)

ear X-tacy: Talib Kweli; 6 p.m., free

Headliners Music Hall: Talib Kweli, Father Jah, Donnie McFly; 9 p.m., $17 adv., $20 door

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

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke (R)

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

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Jerry Green & Friends: Karaoke; free (R)

Mozz: Todd Hildreth; 7 p.m.,
free (R)

Natasha’s Bistro: Tagawa; 6 p.m., free, donations accepted (R)

Southgate House: Parlour: The Frankl Project, I Was Totally Destroying It, Great Young Hunters, This American Life; 9 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 (18-20); Juney’s Lounge: Songwriter Showcase & Open Mic; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Unplugged Open Mic Jam w/ Larryoke; 7 p.m., free (R)

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

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Craig Wagner’s Jazz Night; 8:30 p.m., free (R)

 

 

•TUE APR 19

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

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

Bird Recital Hall, U of L: University Double Bass Studio; 8:30 p.m.

Blu: Dave Clark Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Clifton’s Pizza: Danny Flanigan (R)

Corner Door: Blouville; 7 p.m., free

Cosmic Charlie’s: Gabraham Vitek

Darkstar: Karaoke (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Wyndell Williams; 10 p.m., free (R)

Germantown Café: Open Mic; 8:30 p.m. (R)

Gerstle’s: Matt Phelps Bluegrass (R)

Gondolier: Heartland Songwriters’ Association Of Kentucky Open Mic; 7 p.m. (R)

Hideaway Saloon: The Handsome (BEHM); 10 p.m.

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 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)

Rumball’s: Open Mic with Layton Maddox; 7 p.m., free (R)

Saints Skybar: DJ Kerr; 11 p.m., $3 (ladies free); Open stage; 9 p.m., free (R)

Sake Blue: Craig Wagner, w/ Todd Hildreth, Mike Hyman; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Ballroom: Peelander-Z, Anamanaguchi, Daikaiju; 9 p.m., $13; Parlour: Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three, The Tillers, Whiskey Bent Valley Boys; 9 p.m., $10; Juney’s Lounge: Karaoke Vocal Social; 9 p.m., free

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

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

Zanzabar: Grails, Softcheque, Nathan Salsburg; 9 p.m., $5