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Live music, comedy and karaoke listings for Dec. 8-14

Dec 8, 2010 at 6:00 am
The Pass hosts a holiday food drive at Zanzabar Saturday, Dec. 11. Cincinnati’s Walk The Moon opens.
The Pass hosts a holiday food drive at Zanzabar Saturday, Dec. 11. Cincinnati’s Walk The Moon opens.

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Wed. Dec. 8

11th Frame: Karaoke with Allen; 9 p.m., free (R)

BBC 4th Street: Songwriters showcase with Ashley Burchett; 7 p.m., free, (R)

The Bard’s Town: Karaoke w/ Teri French; 9 p.m., free

Bearno’s Highlands: Open mic; 8 p.m., free

Billiards Club: Short Bus; 10:30 p.m., free

Blu: Craig Wagner & Carly Johnson; 7 p.m., free (R)

Buffalo Wild Wings, St. Matthews: Emily Clark Band; 8 p.m. (R)

Chick Inn: Live music with Erin; 6 p.m. (R)

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

Comedy Caravan: Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+ (R)

Cosmic Charlie’s: Joint Venture; 9 p.m.

Dat Kjun: Karaoke with Wayne Johnson; 8 p.m., free (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Kimmet & Doug; 11 p.m., $2 (R)

ear X-tacy: Your News Vehicles; 7 p.m., all ages

Gerstle’s: Alanna Fugate & Friends; 10 p.m., (R)

Highlands Taproom: Fuck Munkys Open Mic Night (R)

Howl at the Moon: “Cheer & Beer” hosted by Divinity Rose; 9 p.m.

Jack’s: Acoustic M.D.; 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., free

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

Jim Porter’s: Humparty with DJ Bach; 8 p.m., free; Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m. (Melody Bar) (R)

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

Lisa’s Oak St. Lounge: Muji Fuji; 9 p.m., free (R)

Mag Bar: Get Down Wednesdays w/ Sleepy T.; 11 p.m., free (R)

Monkey Wrench: Relic; 10 p.m., free

Mozz: Jacob Duncan Trio w/ Jason Tiemann & Jonathan Gardner; 8 p.m., free

Mulligan’s: DJ; 8 p.m., free

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

Natasha’s Bistro: Oslandailey Jazztet; 9 p.m., $8, $5 (students)

Onizim’s Barn: Phil Kelly; 7 p.m., free (R)

River Bend Winery: Katy Rene; 7 p.m., free

Rumball’s: Open Mic with Layton Maddox; 7 p.m., free (R)

Siggy’s Pizza: Bluegrass Anonymous Bluegrass Jam; 7 p.m., free (R)

Skull Alley: Farewell Flight, The Foxery, Young Lions; 7:30 p.m., $5, all ages

Southgate House: Parlour: Fan-Tan; 8 p.m., $6 (adv.), $8 (door); 18+; Juney’s Lounge: Artist In Residence: Megan Hutch, Bill Williams And The Empty Threats; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Barbed Wire and Butterflies, One Day Rising; 9 p.m., $4

Sunergos Woodlawn: Jazz jam; 6 p.m., free

Technology Center (Corbin): Cancer Bats, The Chariot, Stray From The Path

Theater Square: VoJazz Trio featuring Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Uncle Pleasants: Karaoke; 9 p.m., (R)

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

Vernon Club: Merry Pranksters; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Zanzabar: Birds & Batteries, Workers; 8 p.m., $5

Zeppelin Café: Jam with Johnny Berry; 8 p.m. (R)

Thurs. Dec. 9

America’s Best Inn: DJ Rob/Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

The Bard’s Town: Dan Hardin, Kathleen Hoye, Justin Lewis; 9 p.m., free

Bistro 301: DJ Heather; 9 p.m., free (R)

Brendan’s: Karaoke w/ Hey! Mr.DJ! Glen Davis; 9:30 p.m.

Buster’s: Sick Puppies, Taddy Porter; 8 p.m., $15 (adv.); $20 (door); 18+

Caddyshack Pizza & Golf: Open Mic w/ Denny Wheatley; 7 p.m. (R)

Capitol Plaza Hotel: The Shining; 7:30 p.m., free (R)

Check’s Café: Karaoke with Gary Summit; 6 p.m., free (R)

Club 21: John Damato & Friends; 7 p.m., free (R)

Club Gravity: Short Bus; 8 p.m., free

Comedy Caravan: Louisville Comedy Underground; 10 p.m., $5, 18+ (R)

Cosmic Charlie’s: Booty Sweat, DJ C3, Sleepyhead; 9 p.m.

Darkstar: Bluegrass Night: White Russians; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Hideaway Saloon: Anthem of the Sun; 10 p.m.

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke (R)

Holiday Inn Hurstbourne: Bluegrass Anonymous Jam; 7 p.m., free (R)

Improv: Pablo Francisco; 8 p.m.

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, Fattlabb; 6:30 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: U-Call it Dance Party with Ron Wallace; 8 p.m. (Ballroom); Swing Dance Lessons; 7 p.m.; Karaoke with Steve; 9 p.m.

Mag Bar: Woodrow on the Radio; 10 p.m. (R)

Monkey Wrench: DJ Prism; 10 p.m., free

Mozz: Carly J., Craig Wagner, Jenna Mattingly; 6 p.m., free

Natasha’s Bistro: The David Hummel Big Band; 9 p.m., $5

River Bend Winery: Lauren Zoeller; 7 p.m., free

Rudyard Kipling: Round Robin: Alan Rhody, Carter Wood, Danny Flanigan, John Mann; 7:30 p.m., $10

Saints: Cosa Seria; 9 p.m. (R)

Southgate House: Juney’s Lounge: Hillbilly Thursday: The Hanging Deadmen; 9 p.m., free

Spectators: Mike Owens Acoustic; 9 p.m., free

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

Summit City Lounge: Rich & the Po’ Folk (CD Release); 8:30 p.m.,

Theater Square: Stein Stoess; 8 p.m., free (R)

Third St. Dive: ’60s Night w/ Midnight Hour Sound System DJs; 10 p.m., free (R)

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

Zeppelin Café: Blues Jam: LaMont Gillespie & 100 Proof; 9 p.m., free (R)

Fri. Dec. 10

The 930: Jubalson, The Kernal Garner; 7 p.m., all ages, free

11th Frame: Karaoke with Allen; 9 p.m., free (R)

Air Devil’s Inn: Dog House Kitchen; 10 p.m., $3

America’s Best Inn: DJ Rob/Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Blu: Spanish Night: Suzanne Allen, Paul T. Carney, Paula Collins, Diana Dinicola, Grace Mican-Work, Larissa Mora; 7 p.m., reservations recommended

Bomhard Theater: Over the Rhine, Sarah Siskind; 8 p.m., $27.50-$32.50, all ages

Brendan’s: Super 69; 10 p.m., $2

Buster’s: Fifth On The Floor, Dallas Moore, Pure Grain; 8 p.m.; $8; 18+

Clifton’s Pizza: Juggernaut Jug Band

Dat Kjun: Karaoke with Wayne Johnson; 8 p.m., free (R)

Flanagan’s: DJ KoKo; $3

Gaslight Tavern: DJ Chad; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Germantown Café: Karaoke with Traveling Salvation Road Show; 9 p.m.

Gerstle’s: The Slack Jaw Yokels; 10 p.m.

Headliners: My Own Victim, False, Incursion, Kallus, Faceplant; 7 p.m., $10

Hideaway Saloon: Bloom Street; 10:30 p.m., $5

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke (R)

Improv: Pablo Francisco; 8 & 10 p.m.

Jack Fry’s: Steve Crews; 7 p.m., free (R)

Jeff Ruby’s: Odeen Mayes, The Connection; 6:30 p.m., free

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

Jim Porter’s: Duke Robillard; 8 p.m.

Kentucky Coffeetree Café: Downtown County Band; 8 p.m., $5

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

The Lounge: An Evening with Katy Rene & Friends; 9 p.m., $3.

Maple Inn Tavern: Karaoke; 8 p.m.

Monkey Wrench: Hip Hop X-mas Toy Drive; 9 p.m., $5

Mozz: Carly J. Group, Craig Wagner; 7 p.m., free

Mulligan’s: The Pranksters; 10 p.m.

Natasha’s Bistro: Nick Stump Blues All-Stars w/ The Tempura Horns; 9 p.m., $9

O’Shea’s: Jimmy Davis Trio, DJ Patrick; $3

Oxmoor Farm: Harry Pickens; 7:30 p.m., $20

Patrick O’Shea’s: DJ Shelby, Bradford Stevens Duo; $3

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Year of The Gun, Trust Divided, Shyaway, Up & N, Jamie & Beth Tingle; 10 p.m., $10

Ri Ra: Jefferson Tarc Bus; free

River Bend Winery: Jon Boy Slim & Katy Rene; 6 p.m., free

Seelbach Bar: Dick Sisto Trio; 8 p.m., free

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

Spectators: The Slyk Band; 10 p.m., free

Southgate House: Ballroom: Koffin Kats, Switchblade Syndicate, Vice Tricks; 8:30 p.m., $10 (21+), $13 (18-20); Parlour: Backyard Tire Fire, Grooveshire; 8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door), all ages; Juney’s Lounge: Ricky Nye & The Red Hots; 9 p.m., free

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

Studio Pizza: Tweddell, Nastaev & Souza; 6:30 p.m., free

Theater Square: VoJazz Trio featuring Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Third St. Dive: Sunday Valley

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

Whitney Hall: The Nutcracker; 7: 30 p.m., $25.00-$95; all ages

WFPK: Live Lunch: David Mayfield Parade; noon, free, first come, first seated; members at the $120 level or above have priority seating

Zanzabar: David Mayfield Parade; 9 p.m., $5

Zeppelin Café: Pot Luck Ramblers; 7:30 p.m.

Sat. Dec. 11

The 930: Interstates, Lydia Burrell, Yule Tide Carrols; 7:30 p.m., $7, all ages

America’s Best Inn: DJ Rob/Karaoke; 9:30 p.m., free (R)

Brendan’s: Judea; 10 p.m., $2

Brewskees: Dead End Job Comedy w/ Rod Mitchell; 8 p.m., free

Buster’s: The City, Beth Burden Band; 8 p.m., $10; 18+

Check’s Café: Karaoke with Gary Summit; 8 p.m., free (R)

Clifton Center: Kentucky Homefront: Sparky, Rhonda Rucker, Kate Larken & Sue Massek; 7 p.m., $12, $10 (porch pals)

Clifton’s Pizza: Juggernaut Jug Band

ear X-tacy: Heather Bond & The Warbirds; 3 p.m., free, all ages

Flanagan’s: DJ KoKo; $3

Gerstle’s: Fusionary; 10 p.m., $5

Headliners Music Hall: Thomas Medicine (CD Release), Look What I Did, Born Empty, Ohlm, Fall N Disgize; 7 p.m., $10

Hideaway Saloon: Boogie Matrix; 10:30 p.m.

Highlands Taproom: Slithering Beast; 10 p.m., free

Improv: Pablo Francisco; 7:45 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Jack Fry’s: Steve Crews, Reid Jahn; 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: Odeen Mayes, Groove Reunion; 6:30 p.m., free

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

Kentucky Coffeetree Café: David Grier; 8 p.m., $10

The Lounge: Humungous, Rude Wierdo, Tropical Trash; 9 p.m., $4

Malcolm Bird Recital Hall: Community Music Program: Violin Studio Recital; 2 p.m., free

Monkey Wrench: DJ Ghost

Mozz: Carly J. Group, Craig Wagner; 7 p.m., free

Mulligan’s: Logan Street Band

Natasha’s Bistro: Jam Brunch: LexJam Acoustic Café; 11 a.m.; Lucy Kaplansky, Rachel Pearl; 8 p.m., $20 (adv.), $22 (door)

O’Shea’s: Soulbite, DJ Chris Brooks; $3

Patrick O’Shea’s: DJ Brandon, The Overreactors; $3

Phoenix Hill Tavern: Rehab, E-Flat; 8 p.m., $15 (adv.), $18 (door)

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

Rudyard Kipling: Burlesque & Acrobatics; 10 p.m.

Seelbach Bar: Dick Sisto Trio; 8 p.m., free

Skull Alley: Second Story Man, Supertruck, Bu Hao Ting; 8 p.m., $5, all ages

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

Southgate House: Ballroom: 500 Miles To Memphis, Miles Nielsen, Evelynn Rose; 8 p.m., $10 (21+), $13 (18-20); Parlour: Backyard Tire Fire, Grooveshire; 8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door), all ages; Juney’s Lounge: Mudpies; 9 p.m., free

Spectators: The Slyk Band; 10 p.m., free

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

Summit City Lounge: Keenas McIntosh & Brandon “Walker” Fields; 9 p.m.

Sunergos: Hurley Ridge; 7 p.m.

Tequila Factory: DJ Siz w/ Guest DJs; 11 p.m.

Theater Square: VoJazz Trio featuring Megan Gebert; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Third St. Dive: Sinistral, Reign Of Revelation

Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church: 18th Annual Celtic Christmas Concert: Guilderoy Byrne, Keltricity and Chattering Magpies; 7:30 p.m., $13, $6 (students)

Union Station: DJ Noa No (Country Gutta); 10 p.m., free (R)

Varanese: Jeff Sherman Trio; 6:30 p.m. (R)

Whitney Hall: The Nutcracker; 7: 30 p.m., $25.00-$95; all ages

Zanzabar: The Pass, Walk the Moon; 9 p.m., $5, free with three canned goods

Zazoo’s: Local Villains, Douglas Lucas; 10 p.m.

Sun. Dec. 12

Blu: Dave Clark Trio; 11 a.m., free

Bourbons Bistro: Ron Jones & Sonny Stephens; 7 p.m., free (R)

Brown Hotel: Sunday Tea: Nada Loutfi; 4 p.m., $18 (R)

Clifton’s Pizza: Mickey Clark & The Blue Norther

Cosmic Charlie’s: Funny Bones; 9 p.m.

Dutch’s Tavern: Kimmet & Doug; 11 p.m. (R)

Gerstle’s: Merry Pranksters; 10 p.m., $3 (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)

Monkey Wrench: Shake-It-Off Sundays: DJs Narwhal & CliffTones; 1 p.m., free (R); Church on the Rocks; 8 p.m., free (R)

Mozz: Carly Johnson Trio w/ Craig Wagner and Doug Elmore; 8 p.m., free

Mulligan’s: The Black Cat Band; 7 p.m., free

Natasha’s Bistro: Jessie Laine Powell; 7 p.m., $7

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

Whitney Hall: The Nutcracker; 1:30 p.m., $25-$95

Zazoo’s: Chop Shop Open Mic: The Choppers; 7 p.m., free (R)

Mon. Dec. 13

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

Cosmic Charlie’s: Shovels & Rope; 9 p.m.

Diamond’s: Slinky Jenkins; free (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Open Stage Jam w/ Amos Hopkins; 8 p.m., free (R)

Headliners Music Hall: Dave Barnes & Drew Holcomb; 7 p.m., $12 (adv.) $15 (door), all ages

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

Highlands Taproom: Karaoke (R)

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m., free

Jerry Green & Friends: Karaoke; free (R)

Malcolm Bird Recital Hall: University Violin Studio Recital; 7 p.m., free

Natasha’s Bistro: Skinny Duvall, Groove Manifesto; 9 p.m., $6

Rudyard Kipling: Actors Theatre Apprentices: “Bessie Coleman, First Female Aviator”; 7 p.m., donations.

Southgate House: Juney’s Lounge: Songwriter Showcase & Open Mic Night w/ Mike Kuntz; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Unplugged Open Mic w/ Alanna Fugate and Justin Lewis; 8 p.m., free

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

Tues. Dec. 14

BBC 4th St.: Rachel Stump; 8 p.m., free (R)

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

Blu: Dave Clark Trio; 6 p.m., free (R)

Cosmic Charlie’s: Koobcam DaPi; 9 p.m.

Clifton’s Pizza: Danny Flanigan (R)

Darkstar: Open stage jam with Amos Hopkins (R)

Dutch’s Tavern: Wyndell Williams; 10 p.m., free (R)

Germantown Café: Open Mic; 8 p.m. (R)

Jack Fry’s: Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson, Jenna Mattingly; 7 p.m., free

Jeff Ruby’s: Pete Peterson; 6:30 p.m., free

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 jam; 7 p.m., free (R)

Natasha’s Bistro: Pilots & Errors; 9 p.m., $5

Onizim’s Barn: Big Pappa; 7 p.m., free (R)

River Bend Winery: DJ Dan Jones; 7 p.m., $5, $3 (students)

Rudyard Kipling: Silent movies & music; 9 p.m., donations accepted

Rumball’s: Open Mic with Layton Maddox; 7 p.m., free (R)

Saints Skybar: DJ Kerr; 11 p.m., $3 (ladies free); Open stage; 9 p.m., free (R)

Sake Blue: Craig Wagner Trio; 6:30 p.m., free (R)

Southgate House: Juney’s Lounge: Karaoke Vocal Social with DJ Swirl; 9 p.m., free

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar: Open Blues, Jazz Band Jam; 8 p.m., free (R)

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