May 18, 2011

Plugged In

live music, comedy and karaoke listings 05/18 - 05/24

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Wed MAY 18

The Bard’s Town: The Bard’s Town Theatre presents “Chasing Ophelia”; 7:30 p.m., $12-15

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

Billiards Club of Louisville: Short Bus; 11 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)

Chestnut: Mother of Mercy, Stick Together, Daylight, Another Mistake, Late Ones; 7 p.m., $7

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

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

Comedy Caravan: Spanky Brown, Brad Lanning; 8 p.m.

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

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

Dutch’s Tavern: The Side Project (R)

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

Germantown Café: Thomas A. Minor and the Picket Line; 9 p.m., free (R)

Gerstle’s Place: Robbie Cox Band

Gilbert’s Bar & Grill: Blues Jam hosted by Jimmy G & the Sidewinders; free (R)

Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Harley’s Main Street Tavern: Karaoke; 11 p.m. (R)

Headliners Music Hall: The Shpongletron Experience, Random Rab, visuals by Zebbler; 9 p.m., $18 adv., $20 DOS

Hideaway Saloon: The Pranksters; 10 p.m., $3

Highlands Taproom: Open Stage hosted by the Fuck Munkys; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

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

Jack’s: Slinky Jenkins; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

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

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

Jim Porter’s: Kimberly Carter & Carryin’ On; 8:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m. (Melody Bar) (R)

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

Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge: Weird Wednesday with Muji Fuji; 7 p.m., free (R)

Magnolia Bar & Grill: Get Down Wednesdays with Sleepy T.; 11 p.m., free (R)

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

Papa Borromeo’s: Short Bus; 7 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Louisville Rocks at the Hill; 10 p.m.; Shake Your Booty Contest; 1 a.m. (R)

Prime Lounge: Wine Down Wednesday with DJ K-Dogg; 10 p.m., free (R)

River Bend Winery: Katy Rene; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

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

Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Two Far Gone; 7 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Taylor Walling’s Singers Showcase; 9 p.m., $4

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

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

Third Street Dive: Dive-a-Billy Wednesday with DJ Jeremiah LeBlanc; 10 p.m., free (R)

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

Union Station: Open Jam with Ray Haste (R); Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Karaoke (R)

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

 

THU MAY 19

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

The Bard’s Town: The Bard’s Town Theatre presents “Chasing Ophelia”; 7:30 p.m., $12-15

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

Cahoots: Trap Them, Bush League, The Revenants, ZCFOS; 9 p.m., $5

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

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

Comedy Caravan: Spanky Brown, Brad Lanning; 8 p.m.; Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+ (R)

Corner Door: Tom Browning; 7 p.m., free

Dark Star Tavern: Bluegrass Night: The White Russians; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Diamonds Pub and Billiards: Robbie Bartlett & Bernie Lubbers, Humor Rhythm and Blues; 10 p.m.

Dutch’s Tavern: Kevin KnoxVegas (R)

ear X-tacy:Krazy Fest” Pre-Fest Party and Punk Rock Karaoke; 6 p.m., free

Expo Five: Escape The Fate, Aiden, Eyes Set To Kill, Get Scared, Vampires Everywhere

Gerstle’s Place: Fish That Kill; 9 p.m., $3

Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Golden Nugget: Short Bus; 10:30 p.m.

Headliners Music Hall: The Werks, Strange Arrangement; 10 p.m., $12

Hideaway Saloon: BEHM;
10 p.m., $3

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

Improv: Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan from “Broken Lizard”; 8 p.m., $20

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 Peterson’s Trio; 9 p.m., free

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)

Kingfish, Jeffersonville: Billy Goat Gruff; 7 p.m., free

Magnolia Bar & Grill: Woodrow on the Radio; 10 p.m. (R)

Monkey Wrench: Tommy Womack & Danny Flanigan; 8 p.m., $10

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Wild-Side, Out of the Blue

Rudyard Kipling: Devil Horns Kill the Matador, Kit Karma, Whitehall, Banned Books; 8 p.m., $5

Saddle Ridge: Thursday Throwdown with DJ KoKo

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

Senor Iguana’s, Shelbyville Road: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)

Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Dev & Doug; 10 p.m., free

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

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

Third Street Dive: Midnight Hour Sound System; 10 p.m., free (R)

Union Station: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Aquila (R)

Yew Dell Gardens: Appalatin; 7 p.m., $15 (members), $20 non-members

Zazoo’s: Today the Moon Tomorrow the Sun, The Winter Sounds, Karass; 10 p.m., $5

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

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

 

FRI MAY 20

Air Devils Inn: Serpent Wisdom; 9 p.m., free

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

The Bard’s Town: The Bard’s Town Theatre presents “Chasing Ophelia”; 7:30 p.m., $12-15; The Young, Dumb, and Full of Comedy Show; 9:30 p.m., free

Bearno’s by the Bridge: Dev & Doug; 9 p.m.

Big Blue Country: Karaoke with Jodi Jervis Ennis; 9 p.m., free

The Bodega at Felice: Jonny Sands; 7:30 p.m.

Carmichael’s, Highlands: “Louisville Loves Mountains” with Wendell Berry, Bianca Spriggs, Sally Campbell, Beady, River City Drum Corps, Reel World String Band, Relic, Appalatin, The Slow Charleston, Justin Lewis; 4 p.m., free

Check’s Café: Samatica; 8 p.m., free

Churchill Downs: Keller Williams; 8:15 p.m., $10

Comedy Caravan: Spanky Brown, Brad Lanning; 8 p.m.;

Corner Door: Nick Nichols; 7 p.m., free

Dark Star Tavern: J. Glenn

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

Dutch’s Tavern: Jefferson Tarc Bus; 10:30 p.m., $5

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

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

Expo Five: “Krazy Fest”; 3 p.m., $32 adv., $37 DOS

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

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

Gerstle’s Place: 64 West; 10 p.m., $5

Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Headliners Music Hall: Lucky Pineapple, Ultra Pulverize; 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 DOS, 18+

Hideaway Saloon: Namaste; 10:30 p.m., $5

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

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

Improv: Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan from “Broken Lizard”; 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., $20 each

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

Jack’s: Doc and the Holidays; 10 p.m., free

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m., free; PC & the Final Verdict; 9 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: Amber Hayes, The Flying Martinis, Chris Rains and the Goons, Walnut St. Blues Band; 7 p.m.

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

Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge: Changing Lanes, One Day; 9 p.m., $5

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

Old Louisville Coffeehouse: All Around the Dinner Table, Ozzwell Hudson; 7 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Super 69, Mayday! Mayday!, Mad Hatter, Broke & Bleeding, Shindig, Francis & the Fever, Raze the Day

Rudyard Kipling: Uncle Earl, Maiden Radio; 9:30 p.m.

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

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

Senor Iguana’s, Shelbyville Road: Salsa night; 10 p.m. (R)

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

Speed Museum: “Art After Dark” with Tara Jane O’Neil, Bourbon Baroque; 7 p.m., $15 ($5 members)

Steinert’s Bar and Grill: The Rumors

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Hellfish, Tattoo Babylon; 7:30 p.m., $5

Sunergos Coffee, Beechmont: “Japan: Rosettas for Relief” benefit with Andrew Iafrate; 7 p.m., free

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

U of L Comstock Concert Hall: Dance Academy: Spring Gala; 7:30 p.m., $15 for general admission, $5 for students and seniors

Union Station: Bury the Willing, Mind Petrol, Faint, Stone Line Blue; Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

Vernon Club: Bobaflex, Boozer; 7:30 p.m., $10

WFPK: Live Lunch: The Greencards; noon, free, first come, first seated; members at $120 level or above receive priority seating

Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Eight Inch Elvis; 10 p.m., $5

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

Zanzabar: Willy Joy, OK Deejays, Jason Shelton; 10 p.m., $3

Zazoo’s: Vessel; 10 p.m., $5

 

SAT MAY 21

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

The Bard’s Town: The Bard’s Town Theatre presents “Chasing Ophelia”; 7:30 p.m., $12-15; Jessup and the Getdowns, 8 p.m., free

BChic Boutique: OK Zombie; 5 p.m., free

Bearno’s by the Bridge: Dev & Doug; 9 p.m.

Big Blue Country: Midnight Radio; 9 p.m., $3

Broad Run Vineyards: Another Colour; 6:30 p.m., free

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

Comedy Caravan: Spanky Brown, Brad Lanning; 8 p.m.;

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

Dark Star Tavern: The Prankster Trio; 9 p.m. (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: XS Band

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

Expo Five: “Krazy Fest”; 12 p.m., $40 adv., $45 DOS

Germantown Café: Karaoke with Non-Stop Music Entertainment; 9 p.m., free

Gerstle’s Place: Dan Monarch, DL, Jess Langer; 10 p.m., $5

Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Hideaway Saloon: Onward Pilgrim, OK Kino; 10 p.m., $5

Highland Liquors: Leigh Ann Yost; 4 p.m., free

Highlands Tap Room: “The Pyramid Club’80s Dance Party”

Improv: Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan from “Broken Lizard”; 7 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., $20 each

Iroquois Library: Plena Rhythms; 1 p.m., free

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)

Jefferson Memorial Forest: “Forest Fest” with the Grascals, Bluegrass 101, High Rollers, Relic; 11 a.m., free

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m., free; PC & the Final Verdict; 9 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: The Flying Martinis, Chris Rains and the Goons, Walnut St. Blues Band; 7 p.m.

La Bodega: Shark Productions DJ set; 10 p.m.

Longshot Tavern: Johnny Berry & the Outliers, Kitty Slickers; 10 p.m.

Nachbar: “Mods vs. Rockers” with Ben Traughber, Super Truck, The Hudsuckers, Thee Flying Carpets, The Hot Wires, The Sounds of Paul Lepree; 3 p.m., $5

Old Louisville Coffeehouse: Jim Needler Conspiracy; 7 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Super 69, Jefferson Tarc Bus, Two Far Gone; 10:30 p.m., $5

Qdoba, Highlands: FattLabb; 7 p.m., free

Rudyard Kipling: American Heart, Hal Dolls; 9:30 p.m.

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

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

Senor Iguana’s, Shelbyville Road: Karaoke and DJ Dance Party; 9 p.m. (R)

Shops of Deer Park: Ryan Conroy; 4 p.m., free

Starbase Q: “Star Trek Party”; 8 p.m.,

Steinert’s Bar and Grill: The Big Phatty Band

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Clay St. Blues All-Stars, Old School; 5 p.m., $5

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

Uncle Pleasant’s: Dangerous Liasons, Out of The Ashes, Two Pump Chump, Snow Black Sunday, Area 71; 9 p.m., $5

Uncle Slayton’s: Cheyenne Marie Mize, Henry Wolfe; 8 p.m., $10

Union Station: Mama Thai, Hurt Circle, Downtrend; Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

U of L Comstock Concert Hall: Dance Academy: Spring Gala; 7:30 p.m., $15 for general admission, $5 for students and seniors

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

Vernon Club: “The 17th Annual and Last Dance or Die” featuring TKO, Bobby Saxes & the Mani-Axes; 8 p.m., $13 adv., $15 DOS

Zanzabar: Dreamers of the Ghetto; The Pass; 10 p.m., $5

Zeppelin Café: Little T&A; 9 p.m.

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

 

SUN MAY 22

Bearno’s, Highlands: Neil Johnstone Band; 8 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)

Comedy Caravan: Spanky Brown, Brad Lanning; 8 p.m.;

Dutch’s Tavern: Short Bus (R)

Expo Five: “Krazy Fest”; 1 p.m., $35 adv., $40 DOS

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

Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Hideaway Saloon: The Never-Ending Gunshow; 8 p.m., free

Highlands Tap Room: John McMahon

Improv: “No Kill Louisville” fundraiser; 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)

Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

Uncle Slayton’s: Michelle Malone, Justin Lewis; 7:30 p.m., $10 adv., $12 DOS

Union Station: Karaoke with Janet; 9 p.m., free (R)

U of L Bird Recital Hall: Community Music Program: Piano Studio Recital; 2 p.m., free

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

Water Tower: Buy Local First Fair with Thomas A. Minor & the Picket Line, Health & Happiness Gospel Band; 2 p.m., free

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

Wick’s Pizza, Highlands: Squeeze-bot; 8:30 p.m., free (R)

Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Jodioke (R)

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

 

MON MAY 23

Comedy Caravan: West Market Street Stompers

Corner Door: Open Mic with Alanna Fugate; 7 p.m., free (R)

Derby Dinner Playhouse: The Classic Imperials; 7:30 p.m.

Dutch’s Tavern: Open Mic Night with Jeremiah (R)

Expo Five: Sepultura, Hate, Keep Of Kalessin, Neuraxis, Bonded By Blood

Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

Highlands Tap Room: 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)

Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Eric Lindell

Third Street Dive: Swingin Mondays with DJ Ron Wallace 8 p.m., free (R)

Union Station: Karaoke with Janet; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

Walnut Street Baptist Church: Ladies for Liberty; 10 a.m.

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

 

TUE MAY 24

The Bard’s Town: World’s Greatest Open Mic Night hosted by Robert Morgan; 8 p.m. (R)

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

Big Blue Country: Jon & Kevin; 8 p.m., free

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

Clifton’s Pizza: Danny Flanigan (R)

Corner Door: Smokin’ Bunnies; 7 p.m., free

Dark Star Tavern: Karaoke (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Short Bus; 10 p.m. (R)

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

Gerstle’s Place: Matt Phelps Bluegrass (R)

Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Headliners Music Hall: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Gary Clark Jr., Futurebirds; 8 p.m., $20 adv., $23 DOS

Hideaway Saloon: Dangermuffin; 10 p.m., $3

Highlands Tap Room: They Will Hate Us

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)

Mulligan’s Bar & Grille: Open Stage Jam with Amos Hopkins & Friends; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

R Place Pub: Dev & Doug

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 with Todd Hildreth, Mike Hyman; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

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

Third Street Dive: Rooney Tunesday! with DJ J. Rooney; 10 p.m., free (R)

Uncle Slayton’s: Head for the Hills; 8 p.m., $10

Union Station: Karaoke with Janet; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

Vernon Club: Secondhand Serenade, Panda Gail; 7:30 p.m., $15