Plugged In: Dec. 16-22

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•Wed Dec 16

Bearno’s (Highlands): Open Mic Night hosted by Chuck and friends; 8 p.m., free

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

Comedy Caravan: Joel Sanders; 8 p.m., $8, 18+

Highlands Tap Room: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s?: Club salsa; 8 p.m., (Ballroom); Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m., (Melody Bar); $5 after 8 p.m.

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

The Lounge: Blues Jam with Jim Masterson; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Nachbar: VAMP; 10 p.m., free (R)

The Patron: Wax On Wednesday with Kim Sorise; 8 p.m., free (R)

Phoenix Hill Tavern?: Pillhouse, DJ Bach; 9 p.m., (Saloon); Critically Acclaimed; 1 a.m., (Roof Garden); Slinky Jenkins; 10:30 p.m., (Taproom); The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party; 8 p.m., (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar); all shows $3 after 9 p.m., $5 after 12 a.m.

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

Southgate House: All Our Best, Farewell Flight, Let It Happen; 8 p.m., $5-$8, (Ballroom); Artist in Residence: The Sloes; 9 p.m., free, 21+, (Juney’s Lounge)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar?: The Kodiaks; 9 p.m., $4

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

Volare?: Carly Johnson, Craig Wagner; 7 p.m., free (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Clay Harned; 9 p.m., $5 (R)

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

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Karaoke with Rob Schuler; 8:30 p.m., free (R)

Zanzabar: Beta Male, OK Deejays; 10 p.m., free

Zeppelin Café: John Gage; noon (R)

 

 

•Thu Dec 17

Comedy Caravan: Joel Sanders; 8 p.m., $8, 18+

Darkstar Tavern: Bluegrass night featuring White Russians; 9 p.m., free (R)

Derby City Espresso: Tamara Dearing, Nick Payne, Jonny Sands, Tony Mizenberger, Danny Flanigan, Dan Hardin; 9 p.m., $3

Hideaway Saloon: Adam Riggle Band; 10:30 p.m., $4

Highlands Tap Room: DJ Joe Dubb’s Thursday Night Hootenanny; 9 p.m., free (R)

Jazzy Blu: Walker & Kays; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Jeff Ruby’s: Fattlabb; 7:30 p.m. (R every other Thursday)

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

Jim Porter’s: U-Call-It Dance Night with DJ Ron Wallace; 8 p.m., (Ballroom); Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m., (Melody Bar); all shows $3 after 8 p.m.

Lime Stone Bay: Jim Dishman; 9 p.m., free (R thru Dec expt holidays)

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

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

The Monkey Wrench: Brigid Kaelin Band, MC Watkins; 8 p.m., $5

Phoenix Hill Tavern?: Karma Theory; 10 p.m., (Saloon); The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room), 8 p.m.; DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar); all shows $1 after 9 p.m.

Pop’s Place: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

R Place Pub: Bob Anonymous; 10 p.m., free

Rumball’s Family Sports Bar: Open Mic Night with Lady Maddox; 6 p.m., free (R)

Rupp Arena: Trans-Siberian Orchestra; 7:30 p.m., $25-$57

Saints: Andrea Davidson; 10:30 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Mt. Pleasant String Band; 9 p.m., free, 21+, (Juney’s lounge),

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar?: The Soul River Brown Band; 9 p.m., $5

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

Wick’s Pizza, Dixie: Soul Search w/ Tim Lickteig; 8 p.m., $5 (R)

Wick’s Pizza, Middletown: Joe Hanna; 8 p.m., free (R)

Zanzabar: DJs The Christmas Boyz; 10 p.m., $2

Zeppelin Café: Bluegrass Jam; 8 p.m., free (R)

 

 

•Fri Dec 18

Air Devil’s Inn: Kingsonic; 9:45 p.m., $3

Bearno’s (Highlands): Hambone, Jonboy Slim, Katie Rene; 7 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Joel Sanders; 8 and 10:30 p.m., $12, 18+

Derby City Espresso: CJ, The Foxery; 8 p.m., $5

Eva Mae’s: The Shining; 7:30 p.m., free

Flanagan’s: Hambone; 11 p.m., free

Headliners: Voices of Adria, We Were Engineers, Chapman, Remember Me Always, Scarlet Smile, Through the Storm, After the Blast, Aquaventure; 6:45 p.m., $10

Hideaway Saloon: Merry Pranksters; 11:30 p.m., $5

Highlands Tap Room: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

Jazzy Blu: Jerry Tolson Quartet; 8 p.m., free (R)

Jeff Ruby’s: Andrea Davidson, Chad Graham; 4:30 p.m., free (R)

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

Jim Porter’s?: Seven Mary Three, Leo Night and the Moonlighters; 7 p.m., $15-$20, (Ballroom); The Accountants; 9 p.m., (Good Time Room); Bluestown; 9:15 p.m., (Melody Bar); all unmarked shows $5 after 8 p.m.

The Lounge: The Jim Masterson Blues Band; 10 p.m., $3

Longhead’s Bar & Grill: Open Mic with Denny Wheatley; 6 p.m., free (R)

The Patron: Burgers, Beers & Beats with DJ Kim Sorise; 8 p.m., free (R)

Phoenix Hill Tavern?: Jingle Balls; 10 p.m., (Saloon); Sever This Illusion, Boozer, Two Pump Chump; 10 p.m., (Roof Garden); Slokill, Siren Falls, Turnkey Pauper, Handbrigade; 10 p.m., (Taproom); The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party (Deck Bar); all inclusive pass $10, first floor only $5 after 9 p.m.

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

R Place Pub: Redline; 10 p.m., free

Rudyard Kipling: Dan Siebert & Friends; 7 p.m., free; Vampire Squid, Daikaiju, Bu Hao Ting, Floatation Walls; 9 p.m., $3

Seelbach Bar:? Hipster’s Christmas with The Dick Sisto Trio; 9 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Good Luck, Mountain Asleep, Tin Armour, The Sidekicks; 7 p.m., $6

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

Southgate House: Noah Sugarman, De Los Muertos; 8:30 p.m., $5-$8, (Ballroom); The Elms, The Harlequins; 8 p.m., $5-$8, 18+ (Parlour); Matt Jones; 9 p.m., free, 21+ (Juney’s Lounge)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar?: Chuck Wells and the Stone Cold Blues, King Bees; 7:30 p.m., $5

Summit City Lounge in Whitesberg: Don Dokken; 9 p.m., cover

Uncle Pleasants: Boozer, Pilotfish, Harlein; 8 p.m.

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

WFPK Studio: Maiden Kentucky, Sandpaper Dolls, Jenny Madison, Andrea Davison; 12 p.m., free (first come, first seated)

Zanzabar: Black Diamond Heavies, Brett Ralph and his Kentucky Chrome Review; 10 p.m., $6

Zeppelin Café: Parrothead Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

 

 

•Sat Dec 19

Air Devil’s Inn: Replay; 9:45 p.m., $3

Bearno’s (Highlands): Larry-oke Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

Brickhouse: Allison Weiss, Noize; 7 p.m., donation

Clifton Center: Dancensation Dance Studio’s Winter Show; 2 p.m., cover

Comedy Caravan: Joel Sanders; 7:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $12, 18+

Derby City Espresso: R. Keenan Lawler, Layne Garre, Valerie Keuhne, Cosmological Constant; 9 p.m., $5

French Lick Resort: Sarah Stivers Holiday Jazz Show; 6 p.m., free

Gattiland on Lyndon Lane: Dark Overlords of the Universe, Brother Doubt, Alcohawk, The Olympia Three; 9 p.m., $15 for pizza and music

Golf Shores Fun Center: Mark Wantland, Jamie Utley, George Kershner, Robert Morgan; 7 and 9 p.m., $7

Headliners: In The Clear, 7 Day Sun, Dear Enemy, Asleep; 7 p.m., $10, all ages

Highlands Tap Room: Jebodiah Springfield; 9 p.m.

Jazzy Blu: Maestro J & The Jazzyblu Triad; 8 p.m., free (R)

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

Jim Porter’s?: Leo Night & the Moonlighters; 9:30 p.m., (Ballroom); The Accountants; 9 p.m., (Good Time Room); Bluestown; 9:15 p.m. (Melody Bar); all shows $6 after 8 p.m.

The Lounge: The Retrobates; 10 p.m., $3

MyBar: Eight Inch Elvis; 10 p.m., $5

The Patron: Bossa Nova Brunch with DJ Kim Sorise; 10 a.m., free (R)

Phoenix Hill Tavern?: The Veer Union, Like a Storm, Trust Divided, Blowfly; 8 p.m., $10-$12, (Saloon); Scary Uncle; 10:30 p.m. (Roof Garden); Sunday Six; 9:30 p.m. (Taproom); The Big Kahuna’s Karaoke Party; 8 p.m. (Living Room); DJ Tsunami’s Smokin’ Hot Dance Party, 8 p.m. (Deck Bar); all unmarked shows $6 after 9 p.m.

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

R Place Pub: DJ; 10 p.m., free

River Bend Winery: Jon Boy Slim, Live blues; 7 p.m., free

Rudyard Kipling: John McCormick; 6 p.m., $5, all ages; Alan Rhody, Carter Wood, John Mann, Danny Flanigan; 9 p.m., $8

Seelbach Bar: Hipster’s Christmas with The Dick Sisto Trio; 9 p.m., free

Singletary Center for the Arts: Boyz II Men; 7:30 p.m., $30-$40

Southgate House: Rumble Club, Whiskey Daredevils, Skinny Jim & The Number 9 Blacktops, Fifth on the Floor; 8:30 p.m., $7-$10, 18+ (Ballroom); Kevin and The Octaves, Pluto Revolts; 8 p.m., $8, 18+ (Parlour); The Spikedrivers; 9 p.m., free, 21+ (Juney’s Lounge)

Steinert’s in New Albany: Wax Factory; 10 p.m.

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar?: The Boogie Men, Pork Pie James; 7:30 p.m., $5

Swan Dive: The Deloreans, The Genius File; 10 p.m., free

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

Westport General Store: Jake Brown, Blue Line; 7 p.m., free

Wick’s Pizza (Baxter): Hambone; 10 p.m., free

Zanzabar: DJ Glitter Titz; $3 after 10 p.m.

 

 

•Sun Dec 20

Bearno’s (Highlands): Gabe Close, Troy & Christina, The Uprising; 7 p.m., free

Bomhard Theater: Riders in The Sky: Christmas the Cowboy Way; 7 p.m., $24.50-$32.50

Brendan’s: Keltricity; 6 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Joel Sanders; 8 p.m., $8 16+

Headliners: Juxtapose, Cricket, Bullet, Birth of S Zealot, Existence, Red Eyed Lies, Through the Storm, Brave the Storm, Ozi Fist; 7 p.m., $10

Highlands Tap Room: Robert Gruber

Jazzy Blu: Doug Finke & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)

Jerry Green & Friends:? Karaoke; 9 p.m. (R)

Lime Stone Bay: Jim Dishman; 9 p.m., free (R thru Dec expt holidays)

Longshot Tavern: Merry Pranksters; 10 p.m., free (R)

Monkey Wrench:? Church on the Rocks; 8 p.m., free (R)

Pop’s Place: Open Mic; 9 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Hawthorne Heights, Just Surrender, Monty Are I, The Story Changes, Nightbeast; 6 p.m., $10-$15, all ages, (Ballroom)

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

 

 

•Mon Dec 21

Bearno’s (Highlands): LP’s Dance Party; 10 p.m., free

Bulldog Café: Beneath the Massacre, Enfold Darkness, At Lights End, Littledidweknow, I Confess, They Came Bearing Arms; 7 p.m., $10

Comedy Caravan: Swingin’ in the Yuletide Night of Jazz with The Bobby Falk Group, and Jerry Tolson Quartet; 8 p.m., $8, 16+

Diamonds: Slinky Jenkins; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

Highlands Tap Room: Karaoke; 10 p.m., free

Jerry Green & Friends:? Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Open Mic Night hosted by Billy Catfish; 9 p.m., free, 21+, (Juney’s Lounge)

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar?: Open Mic with Alanna Fugate, Justin Lewis; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

 

 

•Tue Dec 22

Back Door: Open Mic; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Andrea Davidson; 11 p.m., free (R)

Hideaway Saloon: Alana Fugate; 10 p.m., $4

Jerry Green & Friends:? Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

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

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

Pop’s Place: Karaoke; 9 p.m., free (R)

R Place Pub: Big Rock Show; 10 p.m.

Southgate House: Josh Hoge, Tony Lucca, Jake Holman; 8 p.m., $8-$10, all ages, (Parlour); Karaoke with DJ Swirl; 9 p.m., free, 21+ (Juney’s Lounge)

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

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

Zanzabar: DJ Trevor, DJ Sam; 10:30 p.m., $2