ABBI'S COFFEE MILL: 403 Fury's Ferry Road, Martinez; Dan Polk today and Saturday; John Colbeck Tuesday; 651-9111.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; the Escorts today; Second Saturday dance Saturday; 733-5184.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; bingo Mondays and Fridays; disc jockey Saturdays; 733-4069.
AUGUSTA LIVE: 1102-B Broad St.; blues and jazz bands Fridays and Saturdays; karaoke and open mike night Tuesdays; amateur night Wednesdays; The Amazing Stranders play ballroom, beach, boogie and blues 8:30 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Thursdays; 722-4121.
B&D'S WET SPOT: 1857 Gordon Highway; Jimmy Fry with Almost Dry Fridays; 731-0990.
BIG EASY CAFE: 2183 Whiskey Road, Aiken; 9 Lb. Trio today; (803) 642-6778.
COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave., Surrey Center; music trivia Fridays; beach, boogie and blues Thursdays; 738-8133.
THE COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; Bobby and Saundra today, Saturday and Sunday; 724-4511.
COMEDY HOUSE THEATRE: 2740 Washington Road; Chris Titus through Sunday; T.P. Hearn Tuesday through Sunday, Jan. 18, $7 Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday, $12 Friday and Saturday for this show; $5 Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday and $8 Friday and Saturday; 736-9190.
DIZZY CHICKEN: 1329 Augusta West Parkway; Wayne Capps Thursdays; 868-9229.
FAT TUESDAY: 2820 Washington Road; Brotherhood Saturday; Nick Snow Sunday; 736-9089.
FINISH LINE CAFE: 4046 Belair Road; Jim Brenneke today; 855-5999.
FOX'S LAIR: Telfair Inn, 349 Telfair St.; Thom Carlton today and Saturday; live music Thursday; 774-1004.
GARY'S PLACE AT WALTON'S STATION: 3626 Walton Way Extension; Excaliber today and Saturday; 733-2780.
GOODFELLA'S: 3328 Washington Road; Men's Night Out Mondays; Tina Frazier Wednesdays; Tony Howard and Greg Howard and special guest vocalists Mondays, Tony Howard with Shelly Watkins Tuesdays; Tina and Alan Wednesdays; Tony Howard Show Thursdays-Saturdays; 863-5779.
J.J. OUTBACK PUB & GRILL: Thomson; (706) 597-0809.
JOE'S GRILL: 900-B S. Main St., New Ellenton; (803) 652-3769.
LAVERNE'S BAR AND GRILL: 258 Pleasure Island Road, Gloverville; (803) 593-2245.
MICHAEL'S RESTAURANT AND PIANO BAR: 2860 Washington Road; karaoke Monday and Tuesday; Marilyn Adcock 7:30-11:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 733-0913.
PLAYER'S: 246 Bobby Jones Expressway; Bill Tolbert and the BTU's Fridays and Saturdays; 650-1007.
ROBBIE'S SPORTS PUB: 2834 Washington Road; disc jockey Wednesdays through Sundays; 738-0866.
SHADY TAVERN: Thomson; karaoke with Linda Eubanks Saturdays; (706) 595-7477.
SHANNON'S: 300 Shartom Drive, off Washington Road; Cadillac Joe, Roy Smith and the Tail-Lights today and Saturday; Excaliber Sunday; 860-0698.
THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St. Salsa Picante and world music today;. Redneck Greece Saturday; Oscar "Panama" Wallace Wednesday; 724-8880.
THE VILLAGE DELI: Daniel Village Shopping Center; Wayne Capps Saturday; 736-3691.
BUCKAROOS COUNTRY: North Leg at Wrightsboro Road; two dance floors; line dance lessons Thursdays; couple dance lessons Wednesdays; open Wednesday-Saturday; Southern Dance Invitational workshop today and Saturday; 733-5922.
221 CORRAL: U.S. Highway 221, Dearing; karaoke Tuesdays; pool tournaments Wednesdays and Thursdays; Steve Ferguson and the Southern Comfort Band with Larry Griswold Fridays and Saturdays; 597-8111.
THE CHICKEN RANCH: 2510 Storm Branch Road, North Augusta/Beech Island; live music Fridays; (803) 867-2388.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; Southern Thunder Fridays; 790-6810.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; Dennis Myers and the Country Gents Band Fridays and Saturdays; 790-8040.
HONKY TONK: 1602 Gordon Highway at Tubman Home Road; Steve Chappell and the Augusta All-stars Tuesday-Saturday; Rhes Reeves Mondays; Steve Chappell's Elvis show at 8 p.m. Thursdays, $5; 560-0551.
SAFARI LOUNGE: 2323 Peach Orchard Road; Fine Tuned Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 793-0587.
ROADHOUSE LOUNGE: 1370 Gordon Highway; Fat Daddy and the Roadhouse Band Friday-Sunday; 724-0080.
RUB IT INN AGAIN LOUNGE: 2704 Gordon Highway; Southern Justice Band Fridays and Saturdays; 651-0110.
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; Tommy Cashwell and the Gold Rush Band featuring Sandy and Tony Gibson Wednesdays-Saturdays; DJ Mike the Outlaw Fridays and Saturdays; 737-6134.
Blues and jazz
CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; keyboardist Buzz Clifford Thursdays-Saturdays; 733-3505.
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; All That Jazz, 9 p.m. Fridays; Air Apparent Saturdays; 737-8888.
SAINTS: Sheraton Augusta Hotel, Bobby Jones Expressway and Wheeler Road; Music Pit on Mondays; Cosmopolitan Tuesdays; trivia contest Wednesdays; Spin-Cycle Thursdays; Salsa -- A Taste of the Islands Fridays; Soul Saturday night featuring Minnesota Fats; 855-8100.
THE PRIVATE "I": 2507 Thomas Lane at Jennings Road; live jazz Sundays; 793-9944.
TOUCH OF CLASS: 3129 Damascus Road; DJs weekly; 737-4845.
WORD OF MOUTH CAFE: 724 Broad St.; S&S Five Band Fridays-Sundays; Josef Patchen Trio featuring Anne Weston Wednesdays and Thursdays; 722-3477.
STOPPERS RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE: 3054 Damascus Road; Count Willie Thursdays; Ben Johnson Gong Show Wednesdays; Big Daddy Tuesdays; 733-5116.
CLUB ESCAPE: 2546 Deans Bridge Road; PrimeTime Saturday; 737-0844.
BEETLE'S SPORTS PAGE: 2342 Gordon Highway; Dave's karaoke Saturdays; pool tournament Wednesdays; 733-8103.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; live music today and Saturday; 738-3273.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; the Brotherhood today; 278-2796.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Lippnikies today; Impulse Ride Saturday; Chris from the Rivertones Monday and Tuesday; Keith Gregory Wednesday and Thursday; 724-9457.
HIGHLITE TAVERN 3602 Milledgeville Road; Morris Dixon Band Friday and Saturday nights, 737-6122.
RED LION PUB: 1936 Walton Way; Skwzbxx and 6 String Drag today; the Fountains and Stone Soup Saturday; open mike night with Jelly Monday; Jennifer Daniels Tuesday; Stewart and Winfield Wednesday; Death Star Thursday; 738-4243.
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