June 22, 2011

Plugged In

Live music, comedy, open mic and karaoke listings for 6/22 - 6/28

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WED JUN 22
The Bard’s Town: Saint James Hotel; 8 p.m., $3
BBC, 4th St.: Songwriters showcase with Ashley Burchett; 7 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)
Comedy Caravan: Rory Scovel, Dave Bizaines; 8 p.m., $10
Corner Door: Big Booty Swing; 8 p.m., free
Dat Kjun: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free (R)
Dutch’s Tavern: The Side Project; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
ear X-tacy: “Louisville Experimental Festival” with Zanclopera Trio, Dan Dutton, Softcheque; 6 p.m., free
11th Frame: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Gerstle’s Place: Louisville Groove
Gilbert’s: Blues Jam with Jimmy G & the Sidewinders; free (R)
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Harley’s Main Street Tavern: Open mic; 8 p.m. (R)
Headliners Music Hall: Junior Boys, Miracle Fortress, OK Deejays; 9 p.m., $15
Hideaway Saloon: The Pranksters; 10:30 p.m., $3 (R)
Highlands Taproom: Open Stage hosted by the Fuck Munkys; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (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 Peterson; 6:30 p.m. (R)
Jerry Green & Friends: Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 9 p.m., free (R)
Jim Porter’s: 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)
Rumball’s: Open Mic with Layton Maddox; 7 p.m., free (R)
Staxx Roadhouse & BBQ: The Shining; 7 p.m., free
Steinert’s: Two Far Gone; 7 p.m.
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Singer-Songwriter Night w/ Changing Lanes, Jamison Taylor French, Danny Flanigan, Amanda Lucas and Audrey Cecil; 9 p.m., $4
Third Street Dive: The Local Skank; 9 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)
Uncle Slayton’s: The Farewell Drifters, Amos Hopkins; 8 p.m., $10
Union Station: Open Jam Night with Ray Haste; 9 p.m. (R); Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)
Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Karaoke (R)
Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band with Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

THU JUN 23
America’s Best Inn: Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
The Bard’s Town: Neil Johnstone; 8 p.m., $3
Capitol Plaza Hotel: The Shining; 7:30 p.m., free (R)
Check’s Café: Karaoke; 6 p.m., free (R)
Club 21: ”Louisville Experimental Festival” with Talking Computron, Clarksmithy, Noiseman433, Microwave Windows, The New Minty Crystals, Sapat; 8:30 p.m., free
Comedy Caravan: Rory Scovel, Dave Bizaines; 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: Dorney & Friends; 8 p.m., free
Dark Star Tavern: The White Russians; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
Derby City Espresso: The South Carolina Broadcasters; 9 p.m.
Dutch’s Tavern: Kevin KnoxVegas; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
Gerstle’s Place: Lost River Caveman, Ned Van Go
Golden Nugget: Short Bus; 10:30 p.m., free (R)
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Headliners Music Hall: Dallas Alice, Chris Leigh & the Broken Hearts, The County Line; 8 p.m., $8 adv., $10 DOS
Hideaway Saloon: Sound & Shape, BEHM; 10:30 p.m., $5
Highlands Tap Room: Karaoke (R)
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)
Holiday Inn, Hurstbourne: Bluegrass Anonymous Jam; 7 p.m., free (R)
Improv: Jo Koy; 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: FattLabb; 9 p.m.
Jerry Green & Friends: Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jim Porter’s: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Mozz: Carly Johnson Trio; 7 p.m. (R)
Mr. G’s Lounge: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Mulligan’s: Singer/songwriter open mic (R)
Phoenix Hill Tavern: StepSon, Oh Fiasco; 10 p.m.
Rudyard Kipling: Think Harder, Scarlet Smile, Aesthetics vs Architecture; 7 p.m., $5
Saints: Cosa Seria; 9 p.m. (R)
Senor Iguana’s, Shelbyville Road: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Slugger Field: KY National Guard Rock Band; 5:30 p.m.
Starbase Q: “Lyrically Spoken”; 10 p.m., free
Steinert’s: Dev & Doug; 10 p.m., free
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: The Mississippi Adam Riggle Band; 9 p.m., $4
The Summit: Dem Reggae Bon; 6:30 p.m., free
Theater Square: Stein Stoess; 8 p.m., free (R)
Third Street Dive: STits; 9 p.m.
Uncle Slayton’s: Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside, Tamara Dearing; 8 p.m., $10 adv., $12 DOS
Union Station: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)
Westport Whiskey & Wine: Walker & Kays; 6 p.m.
Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Open Mic Night with John Mark (R)
Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Aquila Comedy (R)
Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band with Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)
Zeppelin Café: Blues Jam: Lamont Gillespie & 100 Proof; 9 p.m., free (R)

FRI JUN 24
America’s Best Inn: Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
The Bard’s Town: Keltricity; 7 p.m., $5; Yo Majesty and the Eracists, Beady; 9:30 p.m., $3
Bearno’s by the Bridge: Screamin John and Jimi V; 10 p.m., free
Big Blue Country: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free
Check’s Cafe: Sean Hickey; 9 p.m., free
Churchill Downs: DJ Rap
Comedy Caravan: Rory Scovel, Dave Bizaines; 8 p.m. &10:15 p.m., $15 each
Corner Door: Tom Boone & Friends; 8 p.m., free
Corydon Square: Bomar & Ritter; 7:30 p.m.
Dat Kjun: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free (R)
Davis Arena: “Mondo Wrestling a Go-Go” with Cirque Airotic; 8 p.m., $20
Derby City Espresso: “Louisville Experimental Festival” with Naughtmare, Thaniel Ion Lee, R Keenan Lawler, Cosmological Constant, Ron Whitehead and Eye of the Fuking Storm; 9 p.m., free
Dutch’s Tavern: Jefferson Tarc Bus; 10:30 p.m., $5
ear X-tacy: Sarah Jarosz; 5:30 p.m., free
Eddie Merlot’s Steakhouse: Bobby Falk Group; 7 p.m., free (R)
11th Frame: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Evangel World Prayer Center: The African Children’s Choir
Fourth Street Live: JD Shelburne; 8 p.m., free
Gerstle’s Place: Soul Proprietors
Glassworks: Second Story Man, Adventure; 8 p.m., $10
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Harley’s Main Street Tavern: JD Green; 10 p.m.
Headliners Music Hall: Edgehill Avenue, The Tunesmiths, Your News Vehicles; 9 p.m., $10
Hideaway Saloon: Barry Mando Project, Canago; 10:30 p.m., $5
Highlands Tap Room: Karaoke (R)
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)
Holiday Inn, Hurstbourne: Karaoke; 7:30 p.m., free (R)
Impellizzeri’s, Downtown: Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits; 8 p.m.
Improv: Jo Koy; 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., $20 each
Irish Exit: Toldeo Bend; $5
Iroquois Amphitheater: Umphrey’s McGee, Black Jack Lewis & the Honeybears; 7:30 p.m., $22.50 adv., $25 DOS
Jack Fry’s: Steve Crews; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m. (R); The Connection; 9 p.m.
Jerry Green & Friends: Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jim Porter’s: Ty Herndon, Amber Hayes; 7 p.m., $20 adv., $25 DOS
JT’s Variety Club: Twicemade Records’ Freak Central Free Fridays; free (R)
Karem’s: 10 Cent Toll Booth; 8 p.m., free
Mozz: Carly Johnson Quartet; 7 p.m., free (R)
Mrs. Potter’s Coffee Lounge: Huh Robots; 11:30 a.m., free
Mulligan’s: Mickey Clark & the Blue Norther; 8 p.m., free
New Directions: Kirby’s Dreamland; 10 p.m.
O’Shea’s: Steel Mist; 10 p.m.
Patrick O’Shea’s: Cory Lamb; 10 p.m.
Phoenix Hill Tavern: Feedback Revival, Po’ Brothers; 10 p.m., $10
Rudyard Kipling: Potluck Ramblers; 7 p.m., free
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)0
Shady Glen Club: “RiverFest” with The Unlimited Show Band, Rock Candy; 7 p.m., $20
Smoketown USA: Billy Hower; 6 p.m., free (R)
Starbase Q: “Burlesque Show”; 10 p.m.
Steinert’s: 64 West
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Josh Garrett and the Bottom Line, Big Black Cadillac; 7:30 p.m., $5
Theater Square: VoJazz Trio with Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)
Third Street Dive: Jason & The Punknecks, Frank Rocket; 10 p.m.
Union Station: Two Far Gone; 10:30 p.m., $5; Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)
WFPK: “Live Lunch” with Edgehill Avenue; noon, free, first come, first seated; members at $120 level or above receive priority seating
Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Mojobey; 10 p.m., free
Wyandotte Tavern: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Zen Tea House: Changing Lanes; 7 p.m., free
Zeppelin Cafe: Little T&A; 9 p.m.

SAT JUN 25
Actors Theater, Costume Shop: “Cocktails and Costumes Benefit” with Scott Carney; 7 p.m., $10
America’s Best Inn: Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
The Bard’s Town: “Blacklisted Comedy” hosted by Ed Black, featuring Todd Merriman, Matt Linville, Jacob Mudd; 9 p.m., $3; Doc and the Holidays; 10 p.m., $5
Bearno’s by the Bridge: TBA; 10 p.m., free
Bearno’s, New Albany: Eight Inch Elvis; 10 p.m., $5
Bungalow Joe’s: Billy Goat Gruff; 8 p.m., free
Cahoots: Police Teeth, ifihadahifi, Trophy Wives; 10 p.m., $5
Check’s Café: Karaoke; 8 p.m., free (R)
Club 21: “Louisville Experimental Festival” with Black Kaspar, Ut Gret, Tim Kaiser, Sick City Four, Humungous; 9 p.m., free
Comedy Caravan: Rory Scovel, Dave Bizaines; 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m., $15 each
Corner Door: Hominy & Grizz; 8 p.m., free
Corydon Square: Dale Ann Bradley, Common Ground; 4 p.m.
The Dandy Lion: The Teeth, Hal Dolls, Madame Machine; 8 p.m.
Dark Star Tavern: The Prankster Trio; 9 p.m. (R)
Davis Arena: “Mondo Wrestling a Go-Go” with Cirque Airotic; 8 p.m., $20
Dutch’s Tavern: Jefferson Tarc Bus; 10:30 p.m., $5
ear X-tacy: Edgehill Avenue; 2 p.m., free
Eddie Merlot’s Steakhouse: Bobby Falk Group; 7 p.m., free (R)
Fiesta Mexicana: Mickey Clark & the Blue Norther; 6:30 p.m., free
Gerstle’s Place: The Compromise
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Harley’s Main Street Tavern: Switchmen; 9 p.m.
Headliners Music Hall: Company of Thieves, Sleeper Agent, Cougar Express; 8 p.m., $12 adv., $15 DOS
Hideaway Saloon: Thirteen Sun; 10:30 p.m., $5
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)
Improv: Jo Koy; 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., $20 each
Iroquois Amphitheater: Corey Lewis, David Bradley; 8 p.m., $21 adv., $26 DOS
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)
Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m. (R); Groove Reunion; 9 p.m.
Jerry Green & Friends: Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)
Jimbo’s Bar-B-Que: Bluegrass Messengers; 7 p.m.
Jim Porter’s: Replay, Muench, Blue Collar Blues Band; 7 p.m.
Joe’s Older Than Dirt: The Shining; 6:30 p.m., free
Louisville Zoo: “The WAKY Rock ‘N Roll Reunion Concert” with
Butch Kaufman & Friendz, Doo Wop All Stars, Epics, Crushed Velvet,
Sherry Edwards, Cosmo and the Counts, Soul Inc.; 2 p.m., free with zoo admission or membership
Mozz: Carly Johnson Quintet; 7 p.m. (R)
Mr. G’s Lounge: Karaoke; 10 p.m. (R)
Mulligan’s: Bluestown Band; free
O’Shea’s: Soul Bite; 10 p.m.
Patrick O’Shea’s: Danya; 10 p.m.
Phoenix Hill Tavern: Grayson Capps; 8 p.m., $12 adv., $15 DOS
River City Winery: Roz Tate; 8 p.m.
Rudyard Kipling: Alan Rhody, Guthrie Trapp; 7:30 p.m., $7
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)
Shack in the Back: Mike Willett & Friends; 8 p.m.
Shady Glen Club: “RiverFest” with The Maurice John Vaughn Revuew, The Slyk Band, Josh and Holly, Trick Nickel, Logan Street Band, The Stockholm Robot; 7 p.m., $20
Steinert’s: Rivershyne
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Frank Bang’s Secret Stash, Big Black Cadillac; 7:30 p.m., $5
Theater Square: VoJazz Trio with Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)
Third Street Dive: Strip District, Of Human, The Getaway; 10:30 p.m., $5
Uncle Pleasant’s: Consume Consumer, Seasons At Sea, Aesthetic Versus Architecture; 8 p.m., $10
Union Station: Stallpoint; 10:30 p.m., $5; Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6:30 p.m. (R)
Vernon Club: Pop Kiss Chainsaw, Cameron Jayne & 86 Black, Vinal, Stone Line Blue, Stereotyped, Livid, Sounds Taken; 7 p.m., $10
Wick’s Pizza, Highlands: OK Kino, NickWolf; 10 p.m., $2
ZaZoo’s: Broadfield Marchers, The Hot Wires, Supertruck; 9 p.m., $5
Z’s Fusion: Fuze Jazz Band with Jeff Sherman; 7 p.m., free (R)

SUN JUN 26
The Bard’s Town: Bluegrass Messengers; 6 p.m., free
Bearno’s, Highlands: Jess Langer; 8 p.m., free
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: Stray Cat Blues Band; 7 p.m., free
Clifton Center: Grupo Fantasma; 8 p.m., $20
Comedy Caravan: Ladies for Liberty; 3 p.m.; Rory Scovel, Dave Bizaines; 8 p.m., $10; Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $8, 18+ (R)
Dutch’s Tavern: Short Bus; 9:30 p.m. (R)
Gerstle’s Place: The Pranksters; 11 p.m., $3 (R)
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Highlands Tap Room: Greg Sanders
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)
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)
Speed Park: Amanda Lucas and Audrey Cecil; 5 p.m., free
Steinert’s: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: “Kentuckiana Blues Society Band Contest” with Blue Meridian, Dog House Kitchen, Jimmy Davis Band, Little T&A, Mamakitty Southwood, One Shot Johnny
Turtle Run Winery: Nervous Melvin and the Mistakes; 2 p.m.
Uncle Slayton’s: Shells; 7:30 p.m., $8 adv., $10 DOS
Union Station: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)
Wick’s Pizza, Highlands: Squeeze-bot; 8:30 p.m., free (R)
Wick’s Pizza, New Albany: Jodioke (R)
Zanzabar: Small Sur, Elephant Micah, Joan Shelley & Joe Manning; 9 p.m., $6
ZaZoo’s: Chop Shop Open Mic with The Choppers; 7 p.m., free (R)

MON JUN 27
Chestnut House: Like Wolves, Great Scots, Ramshackle Glory, Madeline Eva
Comedy Caravan: West Market Street Stompers; 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)
Groucho’s Bar: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
Hideaway Saloon: Tom Boone & Friends; 10 p.m., $3 (R)
Highlands Tap Room: Karaoke (R)
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (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: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Open Mic Jam and Karaoke with Larryoke; 9 p.m., free (R)
21C: “Sarabande Reading Series” with G. C. Waldrep, John Gallaher, Mark Kramer; 7:30 p.m.
Union Station: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (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 28
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)
Clifton’s Pizza: Danny Flanigan (R)
Comedy Caravan: Ladies for Liberty; 8 p.m., $12
Dark Star Tavern: Karaoke (R)
Dutch’s Tavern: Short Bus; 9:30 p.m., free (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)
Highlands Tap Room: The East Cackalacky Ascetic Marching Death Band
Hit The Door: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (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: Bluegrass jam; 7 p.m., free (R)
Mozz: Open Jazz Jam hosted by Carly Johnson & Ansyn Banks; 9:30 p.m., free (R)
Mulligan’s: Open Stage Jam with Amos Hopkins & Friends; 9 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: Open stage; 9 p.m., free (R)
Sake Blue: Craig Wagner, Todd Hildreth, Mike Hyman; 6:30 p.m., free (R)
Steinert’s: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free (R)
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Open Blues Band Jam; 9 p.m., free (R)
Union Station: Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)
Varanese: Jeff Sherman Duo; 6 p.m., free (R)