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Wed. Aug. 26

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

Harbor Lawn: WFPK Waterfront Wednesday: Cracker, Will Hoge, Great Lake Swimmers; 5 p.m. (weather permitting), free

Hideaway Saloon:? Rumpke Mountain Boys, Montana Slim String Band; 10:30 p.m., $7

Jerry Green & Friends:? Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free

Jim Porter’s: WAMZ Free Country Wednesdays: The Medley Boys (Ballroom); 9 p.m., free

Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: ?Muji Fuji; 9 p.m., free

Longshot Tavern: Merry Pranksters; 10:07 p.m., free

The Lounge: Blues jam with Jim Masterson; 9 p.m., free

Mike Linnig’s: Rockin’ Ricky, Otis Berry (Hank Williams, Elvis tribute), Diane Moore Country Legends & Stars, Michael B; Kid-Teen karaoke; Adult Karaoke; noon

Phoenix Hill Tavern: The Usual, DJ Bach (Saloon), 10 p.m.; 99 MPH (Roof Garden), 10:30 p.m.; Sunday Six (Taproom), 9:30 p.m., The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room), 8 p.m.; DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar), 8 p.m.; $3-$5, 21+

Pop’s Place: Open Mic with Sean Magnum; 8:30 p.m., free

River Bend Winery: Bobby Falk Group; 7:30 p.m., $10

Skull Alley:? Gringo Star, The Instruction, Lotus Blake; 7 p.m., $6, all ages

Southgate House: Clumsy Lovers, Laurel Mazzocca; 8 p.m., $10 (adv.), $12 (door)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Singers showcase: Teneia Sanders, Joannie Musselman, Nick Payne, Justin Lewis, Sam Hadfield; 9 p.m., $4

Volare: That’s Amore: Carly Johnson & Craig Wagner; 7 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: DJ Mikus; 10 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Timmy & Sharfe; 8 p.m.

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

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Karaoke with Rob Schuler; 9 p.m.

Zeppelin Café: Tim Krekel Night: Jimmy Gardiner, Mickey Clark, John Gage; 7:30 p.m.

Thurs. Aug. 27

Bluegrass Brewing Co. St. Matthews: Derick Howard; 8 p.m., free

Bulldog Café: Let’s Get It, Eyes Verses The Sky, Voices Of Adria, Robots Making Robots; 7 p.m., $10, all ages

Heine Bros. ?(Longest):? Troubadours of Divine Bliss; 7 p.m., free

Hideaway Saloon:? Rumpke Mountain Boys, Chicago Farmer; 10:30 p.m., $7

Jazzy Blu: Walker & Kays; 7:30 p.m.

Jeff Ruby’s: Fattlabb; 7:30 p.m., free

Jerry Green & Friends:? Jerry Green & Friends; 9 p.m., free

Jim Porter’s: U-Call-It Dance Night: DJ Ron Wallace (Ballroom); Karaoke with Steve (Melody Bar); 6 p.m., $3 after 8 p.m.

Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: Open Mic; 9 p.m., free

The Lounge: Open Mic, karaoke; 9 p.m., free

Mike Linnig’s: Rockin’ Ricky, Otis Berry (Hank Williams, Elvis tribute), Diane Moore Country Legends & Stars, Michael B; Kid-Teen karaoke; Adult Karaoke; noon

Norton Common: Block Party: Merry Pranksters; 7 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Audition Night: Longshot Band, Technology Vs. Horse, Dizzy Hollow (Saloon), 10 p.m., $1; The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room), 8 p.m.; DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar), 8 p.m.; 21+

Rudyard Kipling: Thursday Night Soul: Tanita Gaines; 8 p.m., $10

Skull Alley:? State Champion, Giving Up, Bad Secrets, Meah; 7 p.m., $5

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Troubadours of Divine Bliss, Timmy & Sharfe; 9 p.m., $5

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Karaoke with French Kiss; 8 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Joe Hanna; 8 p.m.

Zanzabar: DJ Dave Desitin; 10 p.m., free

Zeppelin Café: Bluegrass jam; 7:30 p.m., free

Fri. Aug. 28

Bluegrass Brewing Co. (St. Matthews):? Schwinntonation; 7 p.m., $5

Brownings: Carly Johnson & Craig Wagner; 5 p.m.

Clifton’s Pizza: Blue Murphy; 8:30 p.m., free

Derby City Espresso:? Deer Meet, Quin, Chris Lincoln; 9 p.m., free

ear X-tacy:? Those Darlins; 6 p.m., free, all ages

Flanagan’s Ale House:? Jonathan’s Machete, 11 p.m., $3

Fourth St. Live: Sister Hazel, Benjy Davis Project; 8:30 p.m., free

Hard Rock Café: The Elms; 9 p.m., free

Hideaway Saloon:? Louisville All-Stars; 11 p.m., $5

Java Brewing Co. (Frankfort): FAT Friday Trolley Hop: Leigh Ann Yost with Jonathan Shippey; 6 p.m., free

Jazzy Blu: Jerry Tolson Quartet; 8 p.m.

Jerry Green & Friends:? Freddie George, Jerry Green & Friends; 7 p.m., free

Jim Porter’s: Vienna Teng, Scarecrow (Ballroom); 7 p.m., $12; Rock Station (Good Time Room); The Funky Bluesters (Melody Bar); $5 after 8 p.m.

Kentucky Coffee Tree Café: Troubadours of Divine Bliss; 7 p.m., $5-$10?

Live Lunch WFPK: Big Poppa Stampley Band; noon, free, first-come, first seated; members at the $120 level or above can reserve seats

The Lounge: The Jim Masterson Band; 9:30 p.m., free

Mac’s Hideaway: Wax Factory; 10 p.m., $5

Macca’s Florida Grill & Bar:? Block Party: Merry Pranksters; 7 p.m., free

Mike Linnig’s: Rockin’ Ricky, Otis Berry (Hank Williams, Elvis tribute), Diane Moore Country Legends & Stars, Michael B; Kid-Teen karaoke; Adult Karaoke; noon

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Those Sensational Bastardz (Saloon), 10 p.m.; 16 Bones, Bryan Fox, Ugly, Thomas Medicine (Roof Garden), 10 p.m., $10; The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar), $5 after 9 p.m. (first floor only); 21+

Pop’s Place: Honey Highway Country & Blues Show; 9 p.m., $3

Quarter Pole Lounge, Holiday Inn Lakeview:?Harold Gilbert; 9 p.m.

Seelbach Bar:? Dick Sisto Trio with Jacob Duncan; 9 p.m., free

Southgate House: Grasshopper Juice Showcase: The Skeetones, Duppy A Jamba, Losanti, DJ Stump’s Dub Band, The Harlequins, The Flux Capacitors, Buckra, Moriah Haven Lawson, The Sleeping Sea, Joe Thomas, The Bell & The Hammer, Billy Wallace; 9 p.m., $7 (21+), $10 (18-20)

St. Francis of Assisi: Peter Rowan & Tony Rice Quartet; 8:30 p.m., $30 (350 seats available), all ages

Steinert’s: Wax Factory; 10 p.m.

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Rusty & the Oil Cans, The Predators; 7:30 p.m., $5

Stooges: Most Wanted; 9 p.m., free

Swan Dive: Sapat, Crazy Dreams Band, Jana Hunter; 9 p.m., $5, 21+?

Vernon Club: David Moore (Split Lip/Chamberlain), Ted Stevens; $6; 8 p.m., 18+?

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: DJ Optimix Prime; 10:30 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Wickstock: Clay Harned; Stone The Crow; 7 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Sandpit; 10 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Clay Harned; 9 p.m.

Zanzabar: Lucky Pineapple (national CD release), Jookabox; 10 p.m., $7

Zazoo’s: Local Villains, Jimmy Oiler; 9 p.m., $5

Zeppelin Café: Parrothead Party with Larry Doyle; 6 p.m.

Sat. Aug. 29

Air Devil’s Inn:? Johnny Berry & The Outliers; 10 p.m., $5

Bellarmine: Yaya Diallo (Wyatt Hall); 7 p.m., $10 (general admission), $5 (students)

Best Vineyards Winery: The Steve Price Band w/ Christi Lawrence; 2 p.m., free

Captain’s Quarters:? Yard Dogs; 8 p.m., free

Clifton’s Pizza: Misha & Lupe; 8:30 p.m.

Headliners:? Heaven Hill, (intheclear), Nova Red, 7 Day Sun; 8 p.m., $7

Hideaway Saloon:? Bloom Street, The Right Now; 10 p.m., $5

Jazzy Blu: Maestro J & The Jazzyblu Triad; 8 p.m.

Jerry Green & Friends:? Jerry Green & Friends; 9 p.m., free

Jim Porter’s: Scarecrow (Ballroom); 7 p.m., $12; Rock Station (Good Time Room); The Funky Bluesters (Melody Bar); $5 after 8 p.m.

Kingpin Lanes: Point 1 Zero; 9 p.m., free

Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: ?Bluestown, The Salamanders, The Vibe Tones, Polaris; 7 p.m., $5

Longshot Tavern: Dirty Church Revival; 11 p.m., $5

The Lounge: The Lounge Band; 9:30 p.m., free

Mac’s Hideaway: Wax Factory; 10 p.m., $5

Macca’s Florida Grill & Bar:? Big Poppa Stampley; 7 p.m., free

Mike Linnig’s: Tom & Rockin’ Ricky, Diane Moore Dance Troupe, Mike Owens (Willie Nelson tribute), Diane Moore Country Legends & Stars, Michael B; Adult Karaoke; 11 a.m.

Monkey Wrench:? Ultra Pulverize, Ben Purdom, Spoken Nerd; 11 p.m., $2

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Those Sensational Bastardz (Saloon), 10:15 p.m.; 100% Poly (Roof Garden), 10:30 p.m.; Digby (Taproom), 9:30 p.m.; DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar), 8 p.m.; $6 after 9 p.m., 21+

Pop’s Place: Thunderkings; 9 p.m., $3

Quarter Pole Lounge, Holiday Inn Lakeview:?Harold Gilbert; 9 p.m.

Rudyard Kipling: Flamenco Talk: Dancers Yoel Castillo Botello, Lisa Canter, Juliana Grossi, Kristy Mercker, Christina Smith, Mariya Tarakanova, with Brent Del Bianco, Paula Gomez; 7:30 p.m., $10 donation; Adventure, C+; 9 p.m., $3

Southgate House: J. Dorsey Blues Revival, Pearlene, The Lions Rampant, The Prohibitionists; 9 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 (18-20); Stereofidelics, Chick Pimp Coke Dealer At a Bar, Perfect Storm, Souse; 8:30 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 (18-20)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: The Boogiemen, The Predators; 7:30 p.m., $5

Stooges: Most Wanted; 9 p.m., free

Third Street Dive: The Ladybirds, Parlor Tricks; 11:30 p.m., $5, 21+

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Robby Cox; 9 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Billy Goat Gruff; 9 p.m.

Zeppelin Café: John Gage & Friends; 8 p.m., free

Sun. Aug. 30

Clifton’s Pizza: Swedish American Dixieland Band; 7:30 p.m., free

Freedom Hall: Taylor Swift; 7 p.m., $27-$57

Jazzy Blu: Doug Finke & Friends; 7 p.m.

Longshot Tavern: Merry Pranksters; 11:45 p.m., free

Mike Linnig’s: Michael Goodman Experience, Michael Boughey (Johnny Cash Tribute), Michael B, Adult Karaoke; noon

Monkey Wrench:? Open Stage for the Sage; 8 p.m., free

Mon. Aug. 31

21c: Madi Diaz; 7:30 p.m., free

Headliners: Need To Breathe, Griffin House, Green River Ordinance; 8 p.m., $12, all ages

Hideaway Saloon:? Tom Boone & Friends; 9:30 p.m., free

Southgate House: Phonograph, Moonshine Drive, Mt. Pleasant String Band; 8:30 p.m., $5 (21+), $8 (18-20)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Hamilton Loomis; 8 p.m., $8

Tues. Sept. 1

Derby City Espresso: The Parade Schedule, Saw Fist Tree, David Scott; 8 p.m., free, all ages

Jim Porter’s: Derby City Association Bop Night: DJ Bob; 6 p.m., $2

Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge: ?Bluegrass; 7 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Chris Cain; 7:30 p.m., $15