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June 15, 2011

Plugged In

Live music, comedy, open mic and karaoke listings for 6/15 - 6/21

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WED JUN 15
BBC, 4th Street: Songwriters showcase with Ashley Burchett; 7 p.m., free (R)
BBC, St. Matthews: Bluegrass jam; 7:30 p.m., free (R)
Billiards Club of Louisville: Short Bus; 11 p.m., free (R)
Blu Italian Grille: Craig Wagner & Carly Johnson; 7 p.m., free (R)
Buffalo Wild Wings, St. Matthews: Emily Clark Band; 8 p.m. (R)
Chick Inn: Erin; 6 p.m. (R)
Clifton’s Pizza: Walker & Kays; 7:30 p.m.
Comedy Caravan: Kent Rader, Adam Cozens; 8 p.m., $10
Corner Door: Big Booty Swing; 8 p.m., free
Dat Kjun: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free (R)
Dutch’s Tavern: Dev & Doug; 10:30 p.m.
11th Frame: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Gerstle’s Place: Daryl Hance; 8 p.m., $3
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: Open Mic hosted by Flood Water; 8 p.m. (R)
Hideaway Saloon: The Pranksters; 10:30 p.m., $3
Highlands Taproom: Open Stage hosted by the Fuck Munkys; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
Hillview Lounge: Open Mic; 7 p.m. (R)
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Howl at the Moon: Dueling pianos; 8 p.m. (R)
Jack’s: Slinky Jenkins; 9 p.m., free (R)
Jack Fry’s: Ray Johnson, Jenna Mattingly & Dave Wilson; 7 p.m., free (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: Walnut St. Blues Band; 8:30 p.m., free; Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Limestone Bay: Jim Dishman; 9 p.m., free (R)
Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge: Muji Fuji; 7 p.m., free (R)
Onizim’s Barn: Phil Kelly; 7 p.m., free (R)
Papa Borromeo’s: Short Bus; 7 p.m., free (R)
Phoenix Hill Tavern: Chakras; 10 p.m.
The Pub: Open Mic; 8 p.m.
Rudyard Kipling: Jettison Never, Zach Todd; 10 p.m., $5
Rumball’s: Open Mic with Layton Maddox; 7 p.m., free (R)
Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Two Far Gone; 7 p.m.
TK’s Pub: Over-reactors; 6:30 p.m. (R)
Theater Square: VoJazz Trio with Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)
Uncle Pleasant’s: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Union Station: Open Jam; 8 p.m. (R); Karaoke (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)
Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Karaoke (R)
Zanzabar: All Tiny Creatures, Lydia Burrell, Shedding; 9 p.m., $5
Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band with Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

THU JUN 16
America’s Best Inn: Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
The Bard’s Town: Yo Majesty, Fool on the Hill, Krinkleburg; 8 p.m., $3
Brown Hotel: Sue Ann Stone; 5:30 p.m., free (R)
Capitol Plaza Hotel: The Shining; 7:30 p.m., free (R)
Check’s Café: Karaoke; 6 p.m., free (R)
Chestnut House: The Gift, Reading Group, Antique TV, Anwar Sadat
Comedy Caravan: Kent Rader, Adam Cozens; 8 p.m., $10; Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $8, 18+ (R)
The Connection: “Absolut Talent Night” with Terri Vanessa Coleman & DJ Dale; 11 p.m. (R)
Corner Door: Travis Bishop; 8 p.m., free
Dark Star Tavern: The White Russians; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
Derby City Espresso: “Third Thursday Experimental Music Night”
Diamond Pub & Billiards: Robbie Bartlett & Bernie Lubbers; 10 p.m.
Gerstle’s Place: Steel Mist; 10 p.m.
Golden Nugget: Short Bus; 10:30 p.m., free (R)
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Hideaway Saloon: Ned Van Go; 10 p.m., $3
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Holiday Inn, Hurstbourne: “Bluegrass Anonymous” Jam; 7 p.m., free (R)
Hotel: Jessica Wild, Phoenix, DJ Fierce Tease; 11 p.m., $5
Howl at the Moon: Dueling pianos; 8 p.m. (R)
Improv: Huggy Lowdown; 8 p.m., $20
Iroquois Amphitheater: REO Speedwagon, Her, King’s County; 7:30 p.m., $35 adv., $40 DOS
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.
Jerry Green & Friends: Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jim Porter’s: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Mike Linnig’s: Heath Eric & Molly G
Mr. G’s Lounge: Karaoke
Mulligan’s Bar & Grille: Open Mic
Rudyard Kipling: Doug Paisley, Joe Manning; 9:30 p.m., $10
Saints: Cosa Seria; 9 p.m. (R)
Senor Iguana’s, Shelbyville Road: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Dev & Doug; 10:30 p.m., free
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Self Inflicted; 9 p.m., $4
Theater Square: Stein Stoess; 8 p.m., free (R)
Union Station: Karaoke (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)
Westport Whiskey & Wine: “Dress for Success” fundraiser with Walker & Kays; 6 p.m., $10
Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Open Mic Night with John Mark (R)
Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Aquila Comedy (R)
Yew Dell Gardens: Whiskey Bent Valley Boys; 7 p.m., $15 (members), $20 (non-members)
Zeppelin Café: Blues Jam with Lamont Gillespie & 100 Proof; 9 p.m., free (R)
Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band with Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

FRI JUN 17
Alley Theater: Va Va revue; 7 p.m., $25
America’s Best Inn: Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
The Bard’s Town: Matt Ward, Tyler Jackson, Raanan Hershberg; 9 p.m., $5; The Reneaus, Jubalson; 9:30 p.m., $5
Bearno’s By the Bridge: Dev & Doug; 9:30 p.m., free
Big Blue Country: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free
The Bodega at Felice: Alanna Fugate; 7 p.m., free
Brown Hotel: Sue Ann Stone; 5:30 p.m., free (R)
Buckhead Mountain Grill, Jeffersonville: Mike Willett Trio; 8 p.m., free
Cahoots: The Heavy Eyes, Drummers, Tidal Arms, Years At Sea; 9 p.m., $5
Check’s Cafe: Katie Mac; 8 p.m., free
Chestnut House: Algernon Cadwallader, Snowing, 1994!, Late Ones, Greyscale
Churchill Downs: DMC, DJ Second Nature, Louisville Crashers; 4 p.m., $10
Clifton’s Pizza: Misha & Lupe
Comedy Caravan: Kent Rader, Adam Cozens; 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m., $15 each
Corner Door: Lewis Mathis; 8 p.m., free
Corydon Square: Commonwealth Brass Band; 7:30 p.m.
Dat Kjun: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free (R)
Derby City Espresso: Truck Bed Love, Whiskey Dick; 8 p.m.
Dreamland: Sudden Oak, Swanox; Kwjaz; Tropical Trash; 8 p.m.
Dutch’s Tavern: XS
ear X-tacy: “Soup Sandwich” with Ultra Pulverize, Will Hardesty, Adam Greenwood, DJ Chad Castetter; 8 p.m., $5
Eddie Merlot’s Steakhouse: Bobby Falk Group; 7 p.m., free (R)
11th Frame: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Fiesta Mexicana: Mickey Clark & the Blue Norther; 6 p.m., free
4th Street Live: Thompson Square; 8 p.m., free
Gerstle’s Place: Dirty Church Revival; 10 p.m.
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Harley’s Main Street Tavern: Nymphonix Mevel; 10 p.m., free
Headliners Music Hall: Galactic, Orgone; 9 p.m., $17 adv., $20 DOS
Hideaway Saloon: Charles Walker Band; 10:30 p.m., $5
Highlands Tap Room: Union Specific; 6 p.m.
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Holiday Inn, Hurstbourne: Karaoke; 7:30 p.m., free (R)
Howl at the Moon: Dueling pianos; 8 p.m. (R)
Impellizzeri’s, Downtown: Hellfish; 8 p.m.
Improv: Huggy Lowdown; 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., $20 each
Jack Fry’s: Steve Crews; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m. (R); PC & the Final Verdict; 9 p.m.
Jerry Green & Friends: Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jim Porter’s: Blackberry Smoke; 7 p.m.; $12 adv., $15 DOS
JT’s Variety Club: Twicemade Records’ Freak Central Free Fridays; free (R)
Kentucky Country Day School: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Larkin Poe; 8 p.m., $40-$50
Mozz: Wagner, Fitzgerald & Hyman; 7 p.m., free (R)
Mulligan’s Bar & Grille: Logan Street Band; 9 p.m., free
Oxmoor Farm: Juggernaut Jug Band; 6 p.m., $10 or $25 per carload
Phoenix Hill Tavern: Vinal, Lil’ J, Mad Hatters, UP&N; 10 p.m., $10; Jefferson Tarc Bus; 10 p.m.
Ri Ra Irish Pub: Big Poppa Stampley; 9 p.m.
Riverstage, Jeffersonville: “Smokin’ on the River BBQ Competition and Blues Festival” with Jimmy G & the Sidewinders, The King Bees, The Walnut Street Blues Band
Rudyard Kipling: Bone Crusher; 7:30 p.m.; Karass; 10 p.m.
Rush Inn: Karaoke; 8 p.m. (R)
Seelbach Bar: Dick Sisto Trio; 8 p.m., free (R)
Senor Iguana’s, Shelbyville Road: Salsa night; 10 p.m. (R)
Smoketown USA: Billy Hower; 6 p.m., free (R)
Steinert’s Bar and Grill: The Rumors
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: V-Groove; 9:30 p.m., $5
Theater Square: VoJazz Trio with Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)
Uncle Slayton’s: Peter Bradley Adams, Clare Burson; 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 DOS
Union Station: Aces High; 10:30 p.m., $5; Karaoke (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)
WFPK: “Live Lunch” with Peter Bradley Adams & Clare Burson; noon, free, first come, first seated; members at $120 level or above receive priority seating
Wick’s Pizza, Hurstbourne: Circus; 9 p.m., free
Wyandotte Tavern: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
ZaZoo’s: Roz Tate; 7 p.m.; Hogan’s Fountain; 9 p.m., $5

SAT JUN 18
Alley Theater: Va Va revue; 11:30 p.m., $25
America’s Best Inn: Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
The Bard’s Town: Best of the Bottom; 11 p.m., $5-7
Bearno’s, downtown: Dev & Doug; 9:30 p.m., free
Belvedere: Kentuckiana Pride Fest featuring Sibella, Dangerous Liaison, Sienna, Elliot Truman, Galaxy Girls, The Blue Umbrellas, Jenn Stout, La Boy Le Femme; noon, $5
Check’s Café: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free (R)
Clifton’s Pizza: Mickey Clark & the Blue Norther; 8 p.m., free
Comedy Caravan: Kent Rader, Adam Cozens; 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m., $15 each
Corner Door: Corner Door Band; 8 p.m., free
Crowne Plaza: Randy Meyers; 7 p.m. (R)
Dark Star Tavern: The Prankster Trio; 9 p.m. (R)
Derby City Espresso: Bone Crusher, Beeler Attic, Amazon Pilot; 8 p.m.
Dutch’s Tavern: XS; 10 p.m.
ear X-tacy: Danny Flanigan; 2 p.m., free; The New Mexico, Harlequin’s Baby, Via Animo; 8 p.m., $4
Eddie Merlot’s Steakhouse: Bobby Falk Group; 7 p.m., free (R)
Gerstle’s Place: The Bourbonauts; 10 p.m.
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Harley’s Main Street Tavern: The Mississippi Adam Riggle Band; 10:30 p.m., free
Hideaway Saloon: Canage; 10:30 p.m., $5
Highlands Tap Room: Poor Ol’ Jim; 10 p.m.
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Howl at the Moon: Dueling pianos; 8 p.m. (R)
Improv: Huggy Lowdown; 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., $20 each
Irish Exit: Uh Huh Baby Yeah; $8
Iroquois Amphitheater: Ben Sollee, David Mead; 8 p.m., $20
Jack Fry’s: Steve Crews; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jack’s Lounge: Scott Henderson Duo; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jazzyblu: Maestro J.; 8 p.m., $10 (R)
Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m. (R); PC & the Final Verdict; 9 p.m.
Jerry Green & Friends: Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jim Porter’s: Lindsey Lane & Axis, The Degenerates, Bluestown; 7 p.m.
Kingfish: Charles Walker Band
Longshot Tavern: Doc and the Holidays; 10 p.m., $5
Mr. G’s Lounge: Karaoke
Mulligan’s Bar & Grille: The Kentucky Hellbenders, Thomas Wesley Bowman; 9 p.m.
New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater: “Celts on the River Festival”; 4 p.m.
Phoenix Hill Tavern: Crossfade, Pop Evil, Emphatic, Adakain; 7:30 p.m., $15; Jefferson Tarc Bus; 10 p.m.
Pitt Stop Pub and Grill: Doc and the Holidays; 10 p.m., $5
Ri Ra Irish Pub: Timmy and Sharfe; 9 p.m.
Riverstage, Jeffersonville: “Smokin’ on the River BBQ Competition and Blues Festival” with Whiplash, The Amazing Soul Crackers, Miss Lissa & Co., The Predators, Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King
Rudyard Kipling: Kessler’s Friends; 10 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; 9 p.m. (R)
Slugger Field: Mickey Clark & the Blue Norther; 5 p.m.
Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Twang Town
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: V-Groove; 9:30 p.m., $5
Theater Square: VoJazz Trio with Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)
Tink’s Pub: She Groove; 10 p.m.
Union Station: Sound Trip; 10:30 p.m., $5; Karaoke (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6:30 p.m. (R)
Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Billy Goat Gruff; 7 p.m., free; Eight Inch Elvis; 10 p.m., $5
ZaZoo’s: Atomic Solace, Several Hundred People; 9 p.m., $5
Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band with Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

SUN JUN 19
Air Devil’s Inn: A memorial benefit for Steve Dalton with Serpent Wisdom, Mickey Clark, John Gage, Dan Colon, Ken Oh and the Oh Gods; 4 p.m.
Bearno’s, Highlands: Ryan Conroy; 8 p.m., free
Belle of Louisville: Kentucky Blue; 2 p.m.
Blu Italian Grille: Dave Clark Trio; 11 a.m., free (R)
Bourbons Bistro: Ron Jones & Sonny Stephens; 7 p.m., free (R)
Brown Hotel: Nada Loutfi; 4 p.m., $18 (R)
Cherokee Triangle: Blair Carmen & the Bellevue Boys; 7 p.m., free
Chestnut House: Young Lions, Procession, Eat This McKinley, Great Scots
Comedy Caravan: Kent Rader, Adam Cozens; 8 p.m., $10; Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $8, 18+ (R)
Gerstle’s Place: The Pranksters; 11 p.m., $3 (R)
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Highlands Tap Room: Chris Holcombe; 10 p.m.
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Hogan’s Fountain: “Reggae in the Park”; 2 p.m., free
Howl at the Moon: Dueling pianos; 8 p.m. (R)
Improv: Huggy Lowdown; 7 p.m., $20
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)
Magnolia Bar & Grille: JEFF the Brotherhood, K Tranza, State Champion; 8 p.m., $7 adv., $10 DOS
Nachbar: Squeeze-bot; 8 p.m. (R)
Ogle Center: IU Southeast Orchestra; 3 p.m.
Steinert’s Bar and Grill: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free
Uncle Slayton’s: White Denim, Douglas Lucas and the Whispers; 8 p.m., $10
Union Station: Karaoke (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)
Wick’s Pizza, Highlands: Joe Hanna; 8:30 p.m., free (R)
Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Jodioke (R)
ZaZoo’s: Chop Shop Open Mic with The Choppers; 7 p.m., free (R)

MON JUN 20
Chestnut House: Sorry Excuse, Kicked In, Written Off, Overrule, Vices
Comedy Caravan: Note-Worthy; 8 p.m., $12
Corner Door: Open Mic with Alanna Fugate; 8 p.m., free (R)
Dutch’s Tavern: Open Stage Jam; 8 p.m., free (R)
ear X-tacy: Overload; 6 p.m., free
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Highlands Tap Room: Karaoke (R)
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (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: Open Mic Jam and Karaoke with Larryoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
T. Eddie’s: Open Mic (R)
Union Station: Karaoke (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)
Wick’s Pizza, Highlands: Craig Wagner’s Jazz Night; 8:30 p.m., free (R)

TUE JUN 21
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)
Blu Italian Grille: Dave Clark Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)
Chestnut House: Pachangacha, Brave Youth, Chime Hours, Vegasus, Wet Dreamz
Clifton’s Pizza: Danny Flanigan (R)
Corner Door: Smokin’ Bunnies; 8 p.m., free
Dark Star Tavern: Karaoke (R)
Dutch’s Tavern: Wyndell Williams; 10 p.m., free (R)
ear X-tacy: Gabe Close; 6:30 p.m., free
Gerstle’s Place: Matt Phelps Bluegrass (R)
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Headliners Music Hall: The Lloyd Cole Small Ensemble; 9 p.m., $17 adv., $20 DOS
Hideaway Saloon: Pop Pistol; 10 p.m., $3
Highlands Tap Room: Mary & the Giant; 10 p.m.
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m., free (R)
Jerry Green & Friends: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: “Louisville Experimental Festival” with Mu, Bone Crusher, Pete Fosco, stAllio!, Tropical Trash; 8:30 p.m.
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; 10:30 p.m., free
Rumball’s: Open Mic with Layton Maddox; 7 p.m., free (R)
Saints Skybar: Open stage; 9 p.m., free (R)
Sake Blue: Craig Wagner, 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)
Union Station: Karaoke (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)