ABBI'S COFFEE MILL: 403 Fury's Ferry Road, Martinez; Dan Polk today and Saturday; 651-9111.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; the Escorts today; 733-5184.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; bingo Mondays and Fridays; disc jockey Saturdays; 733-4069.
AUGUSTA LIVE: 1102-B Broad St.; the Will Noble Affair Fridays and Saturdays; karaoke and open-mike night Tuesdays; Dr. Free Band and the Vellotones Wednesdays; DJ with Kool Leon Thursdays; 722-4121.
BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS: 1336 Augusta West Parkway; open mike night Saturday; 860-2310.
B&D'S WET SPOT: 2623 Deans Bridge Road; Jimmy Fry with Almost Dry Fridays; karaoke Thursdays; 793-5111.
BIG EASY CAFE: 2183 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Wayne Capps today; (803) 642-6778.
COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave., Surrey Center; music trivia Fridays; karaoke Thursdays; 738-8133.
THE COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; Bobby and Saundra today and Saturday; Kool Katz Sunday; 724-4511.
COMEDY HOUSE THEATRE: 2740 Washington Road; Steve McGrew through Sunday; Earthquake Thursday through Sunday, March 22, special engagement prices Thursday and Sunday $10, Friday and Saturday $12; regular show prices $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; Usual Suspects today; Capt. Tripps Saturday; Uncle Woody Tuesday; 736-9089.
FOX'S LAIR: Telfair Inn, 349 Telfair St.; Tara today, Saturday and Thursday; 774-1004.
GOODFELLA'S: 3328 Washington Road; Greg Howard and Shelly Watkins Tuesdays; all-star night with Tony Howard, Greg Howard, Amy Cafaro and special guests Wednesdays; Tony Howard Show Thursdays through Saturdays; Tony Howard and Amy Cafaro Sundays; 863-5779.
GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; karaoke with Linda Eubanks today, Saturday, Tuesday-Thursday; 832-2002.
KING GEORGE PUB: 2 Eighth St.; Ernie Joines Wednesday; 724-4755.
MICHAEL'S RESTAURANT AND PIANO BAR: 2860 Washington Road; karaoke Monday and Tuesday; Marilyn Adcock Wednesday-Saturday; 733-0913.
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 through Sunday; 860-0698.
THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; art exhibit by Oscar Ruiz & Wes Colclough; Disco Hell today; Soul Power Saturday; Stinkfoot Tuesday; Bud Hudson Jazz Explosion Wednesday; open mike night Thursday; 724-8880.
THE VILLAGE DELI: Daniel Village Shopping Center; Kool Katz Saturday; 736-3691.
WALTON WAY STATION: 1632 Walton Way; talent search with Savannah Morgan Wednesdays; Heather Daniels today; pajama party Saturday; 733-2603.
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; Blue Gill today; 868-5220.
BUCKAROOS COUNTRY: 1511 North Leg Road; two dance floors; line dance lessons Thursdays; couple dance lessons Wednesdays; beginning basic two-step and line dance lessons Fridays; Tim Cadiere and the Creole Ride today; the Kinleys and Winston Slade Thursday; open Wednesday-Saturday; 733-5922.
221 CORRAL: U.S. Highway 221, Dearing; karaoke Thursdays; pool tournaments Tuesdays; 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 weekends; (803) 867-2388.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; Southern Thunder Fridays; pool tournament Saturdays and dart tournament Thursdays; 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; Bill Tolbert and the BTUs Mondays; 560-0551.
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.
SAFARI LOUNGE: 2323 Peach Orchard Road; Bobbi Claxton and Borderline Band Fridays and Saturdays; 793-0587.
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.
WOODEN BARREL LOUNGE: 3317 Peach Orchard Road; karaoke Wednesdays and Fridays; pool tournaments Thursday and Saturday; 798-3866.
Blues and jazz
CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; keyboardist Buzz Clifford Thursdays-Saturdays; Buzz Clifford and the Last Bohemian Jazz Quartet Sundays; 733-3505.
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; All That Jazz 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; disco Fridays and Saturdays; live jazz Sundays; 793-9944.
TOUCH OF CLASS: 3129 Damascus Road; DJs weekly; men's night Wednesdays; featured birthdays Thursdays; 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; The S.O.S. Band Saturday; 737-0844.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; live music today and Saturday; 738-3273.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; Uncle Woody today; 278-2796.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Keith Gregory today, Saturday and Monday; Jar and Keith Gregory Tuesday; Ruskin Wednesday and Thursday; 724-9457.
HIGHLITE TAVERN 3602 Milledgeville Road; Morris Dixon Band Friday and Saturday nights; 737-6122.
NACHO MAMA: 976 Broad St.; Supa Chief Sunday; 724-0501.
RED LION PUB: 1936 Walton Way; Jump Little Children today; Firstborn Saturday; open mike night Monday; Bhamalam Tuesday; Susan Was Evil and the Brotherhood Wednesday; Everything with Brownie Mary Thursday; 738-4243.TIME PIECEZ: 730 Broad St.; Super Fly Saturdays with DJ $Richey Rich$; 828-5888.
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