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WED AUG 19

Derby City Espresso:? Oblisk; R. Keenan Lawler, Softcheque; 8 p.m., $5

Flanagan’s Ale House:? John Baxter & The Bottomfeeders; 8 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: J.D. Shelburne (Ballroom); 9 p.m., Karaoke with Steve (Melody Bar); 9 p.m., Free, 21+

Monkey Wrench: Relic; 9 p.m., free

Palace Theatre: Bonnie Raitt & Taj Mahal; 7:30 p.m., $59.50-$69.50

Phoenix Hill Tavern: 3 Pill Morning (Saloon); 10 p.m., Critically Acclaimed (Roof Garden); 10:30 p.m., Slinky Jenkins (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.,

Rudyard Kipling: Barbara Smith Benefit; 6 p.m., $5

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Indie Rock Showcase: Local Villains, The Bad Reeds, and more; 9 p.m., $4

Volare?: Carly Johnson, Craig Wagner; 7 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: DJ Deuce Leader

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: DJ Dave; 9 p.m.

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

THU AUG 20

Avalon: Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner; 7 p.m.

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

Derby City Espresso:? Cindy Crawford, Jane Rose, Jaida Blue, ObLIO; 9 p.m., free

Fourth Street Live: Blue October, Switchfoot; 8 p.m., free

Freedom Hall: Kelly Clarkson, Gavin Degraw; 8 p.m., $47-$52

Headliners:? Thrash and Burn Tour 2009: Devildriver, Emmure, Despised Icon, MyChildrenMyBride, Veil of Maya, For The Fallen Dreams, Oceano, Periphery, Thy Will Be Done; 3 p.m., $20

Highlands Taproom: DJ Joe Dubb’s Thursday Night Hootenanny; 9 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: DJ Ron Wallace (Ballroom); 8 p.m., Karaoke with Steve (Melody Bar); 9 p.m., Free before 8 p.m., $3 after 8 p.m., 21+

Old Cardinal Stadium: Peter Frampton, The Afters; 8 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Silverstone, Third From Last, Aunt Martha (Saloon), 10 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.; $1, 21+

R Place Pub: Dr. Knox, Bob Anonymous; 10:30 p.m., 21+

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Sixtyfourwest, Cascade Hollow; 9 p.m., $4

The Summit: The Gypsies; 7 p.m., free

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Karaoke with French Kiss; 9 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Joe Hanna; 9 p.m.

Yew Dell Gardens: Music of the French Baroque; 7 p.m.; $12 (members), $15 (non-members)

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

FRI AUG 21

Air Devil’s Inn:? Bluestown, MojoBey; 9:30 p.m.

Blue River Café: Leigh Ann Yost Presents: Tribute to Tim Krekel with Roz Tate, Brian Barnes; 7 p.m., free

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

Bulldog Café: The Morning Of, Sparks The Rescue; 7:30 p.m., $10, all ages

Clifton’s Pizza: Alan Rhody; 8:30 p.m.

Compound Art Gallery: Polio, Nacirema, Ill Poetic, C-Rayz Walz, DJ Sean Banks; 8 p.m., $10?

Derby City Espresso:? The Apprentice, The Parade Schedule, Brooks Ritter; 9 p.m.

ear X-tacy:? Adventure; 7 p.m., free, all ages

Flanagan’s Ale House:? Teneia Sanders; 11 p.m., $3

Freedom Hall: Journey, Heart; 8 p.m., $50-$55

French Lick: Tattoo Babylon, Empty Fifth, KTO, Limited Slip; 8 p.m.

Gerstle’s: Rocktimus Prime; 10 p.m., $3

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

Jeffersonville Riverstage: The Rumors, Holly & Josh, Uncommon Houseflies; 6:30 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: Johnny & the Deadbirds: A Tribute to the Man in Black (Ballroom), 7 p.m.; Spare Change (Good Time Room), 9 p.m.; Nasty Habit Blues Band (Melody Bar), 9:15 p.m.; $10, 21+

Live Lunch WFPK: Company of Thieves; 12 p.m., free, first-come, first-seated; station members at the $120 level or above can reserve seats

Old Cardinal Stadium: The Commodores; 8 p.m., free

Phoenix Hill Tavern: 99 MPH (Saloon), Behind the Beheaded, Submerged in Dirt, Witness the Reckoning, Surviving Thalia, Sever This Illusion (Roof Garden), Nothing Wrong, Revive the Fallen, Gritheryn, A Killer Born, Broke and Bleeding (Taproom), The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room), DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar) 10 p.m., $10, 21+

Pop’s Place: John Taylor, Jacob Adams & Friends; 9 p.m.

Rudyard Kipling: Julie Evans; 7 p.m., $5

Seelbach Bar:? Dick Sisto Trio; 10 p.m.

Shack N The Back BBQ: Yard Dogs; 6 p.m., free

Skull Alley:? Dark Overlords of the Universe, Brother Doubt (CD Release), Black Cloud; 7 p.m., $5

Steinert’s: Wax Factory; 10 p.m.

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Travel’n Mojos, Kelley Richey Band; 7:30, $5

Vernon Club: Ted Stevens (late show), Company of Thieves; 9 p.m., $10, 18+

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: DJ Mikus

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Alzheimer’s Benefit Concert: Timmy & Sharfe; 5 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Derby City Freakshow; 9 p.m.

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

SAT AUG 22

930 Listening Room: Over the Rhine, Katie Herzig; 8 p.m., $18 (adv.), $20 (door)

Bluegrass Brewing Co. St. Matthews: Dr. Knox, Bob Anonymous; 10 p.m., $5

Clifton’s Pizza: da Mudcats Blues Band; 7:30 p.m.

Derby City Espresso:? Blood Turns Brown, 16 Bones, Gabe Bullard spoken word; 9 p.m.

Freedom Hall: Keith Urban, Pat Green; 8 p.m., $52-$67

French Lick: Windfall, Seize The Day, The Rock Show, Cockeyed Cycle; 8 p.m.

Headliners:? Amherst (final show), Sugar Glyder, Consume Consumer, Cougar Express, The Past Times; 7 p.m., $8

Hideaway Saloon: Larry Keel & Natural Bridge; 11 p.m., $10 (adv.), $12 (door)

Jazzy Blu: Maestro J; 8 p.m.

Jim Porter’s: Lindsey Lane and Axis (Ballroom); 9:30 p.m., Spare Change (Good Time Room); 9 p.m., Nasty Habit Blues Band (Melody Bar); 9:15 p.m., $6 after 8 p.m., 21+

Phoenix Hill Tavern: 99 MPH (Saloon); 10 p.m. Naked Garden (Roof Garden), Sunday Six (Taproom); 10 p.m. The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room); 8 p.m. DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar); 5 p.m., $6 after 9 p.m., 21+

Pop’s Place: Ebenezer Primitive; 9 p.m.

Riverfront Amphitheater New Albany: The Celts; 3 p.m., free

Seelbach Bar:?Jamey Aebersold Trio; 10 p.m.

Steinert’s: Wax Factory; 10 p.m.

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Clay St. Blues All-stars, Kelly Richey Band; 7:30 p.m., $5

Tink’s Pub: The Confessional; 10 p.m.

Vernon Club: The Rigby’s: A Tribute to the Beatles; 9 p.m., $5, 18+

Wick’s Pizza, Baxter: Dance Party with Deuce Leader

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Karma Kane; 9 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: C.T. Robinson; 9 p.m.

SUN AUG 23

Clifton’s Pizza: Black Cat Band; 7:30 p.m.

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

Nachbar: Squeeze-bot; 8 p.m., free

Old Cardinal Stadium: Oak Ridge Boys; 8 p.m., free

Rupp Arena: The Jonas Brothers, Jordin Sparks; 7 p.m., $26-$86

Skull Alley:? Holiday Shores; 7 p.m., $5

MON AUG 24

Old Cardinal Stadium: Jeremy Camp, Southeast Worship Band; 8 p.m., free

Skull Alley:? Cain Marko, Bearings; 7 p.m., $5

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Unplugged Open Mic Jam

TUE AUG 25

Clifton’s Pizza: danny flanigan, Cara Jean Wahlers; 8 p.m.

Gerstle’s: The Rustlanders; 10 p.m., $3

Jim Porter’s: Derby City Bop Association’s Bop Night with DJ Bob; 6 p.m., $2, 21+

KT’s Restaurant & Bar: Bob Anonymous; 10:30 p.m.

Old Cardinal Stadium: Gary Allan, Candy Coburn; 8 p.m.,

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar?: Eddie Turner; 7:30 p.m., $8

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Karaoke; 7 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza, Goose Creek: Tattoo Babylon; 6 p.m.