Ready for a night on the town? Here's a sampling of specials and entertainment at area nightclubs:
ABBI'S COFFEE MILL: 403 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; 651-9111.
ADAMS LOUNGE: Holiday Inn West, Interstate 20 at Washington Road; dance club Sundays; 738-8811.
AJ'S BAR AND GRILL: 4314 Wrightsboro Road; 863-2206.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; Flash Back tonight; 733-5184.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 178: 3219 Richmond Hill Road; steak night tonight and turkey shoot 2 p.m. Saturday; 793-1724.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; bingo Wednesdays and Fridays and disc jockey and steak night Saturdays; 733-4069.
ATHENS RESTAURANT AND TAVERNA: 246 Bobby Jones Expressway; 868-1508.
AUGUSTA ELKS LODGE: 205 Elkdom Court; line dancing Tuesday; 860-3223.
BACKYARD TAVERN: 218 S. Belair Road; karaoke with Greg and Ronda tonight, Saturday and Sunday; 869-8695.
BIG IRON SALOON: 548 Broad St.; disc jockey tonight and Saturday playing country, beach, blues and classic rock; ladies night Wednesday; 774-9020.
BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC: 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; Jim Perkins tonight and Paul Gordon Saturday; 737-6962.
COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave., Surrey Center; bikini contest tonight and disc jockey Doug Romanella Saturday; 738-8133.
CORK 'N' BULL TAVERN: 1925 Whiskey Road, Aiken; blind-draw darts tonight, wing night Tuesday, with 15-cent wings and college night Thursdays; (803) 649-5239.
THE COLISEUM: 1632 Walton Way; the Red Party with Adeaira McDaniels tonight, Cupid Party Saturday, QAF Monday, Tournament Tuesday and talent search on Wednesday; 733-2603.
THE COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; John and Andy tonight and Saturday and trivia with Matt Stovall Wednesday; 724-4511.
COYOTE'S: 2512 Peach Orchard Road; Rhes Reeves, Shelly Watkins and the Coyote Ugly Band Wednesday-Saturday, karaoke Tuesday, Bruce Baum and bed races Wednesday, and diamond and ice and ladies night Thursday; open Wednesday-Saturday; 560-9245.
CROSSROADS: 11th Street, between Broad and Ellis streets; Shinebox with True tonight, Juice and Zoso (Led Zepplin cover band) Saturday, dance party with DJ Richie Rich Monday, Stoney Music Club Tuesday, Kelly Richey and El Dorado Deluxe Wednesday 724-1177.
DOCKERS: 1119 Sandbar Ferry Road, Beech Island; rock band tonight, pool tournament Tuesdays, sports night Wednesdays and ladies night Thursdays; (803) 302-1102.
FANNIE KATE'S INN, RESTAURANT AND PUB: 127 S. Main St., McCormick, S.C.; Bill Bullock and Friends Wednesdays; (864) 465-0061.
FINISH LINE CAFE: 4046 Belair Road; DJ tonight and Saturday, open pool tournament for cash Monday and dart tournament Saturday; unlimited pool and beer $7 Thursday; 855-5999.
FOX'S LAIR: Telfair Inn, 349 Telfair St.; Allen Barrett tonight and karaoke with MJ the DJ Thursdays; 774-1004.GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; women's contest Tuesday, duets' contest Wednesday and men's contest Thursdays; karaoke nightly; 823-2002.
JERRI'S PLACE: 660 Broad St.; happy hour 4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday; $1 off all liqueur, $1.75 bottled beers and $1 drafts every day and shooter specials Fridays and Saturdays; 722-0088.
JOE'S GRILL: 900 S. Main St., New Ellenton; Jackie Hendrix tonight and 25-cent wings 6-8 p.m. Wednesday; (803) 652-3769.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Medicine Hat tonight, Keith Gregory Saturday, John Kolbeck Monday and Tuesday, Tequila Tuesdays and Keith Gregory Wednesday and Thursday; 724-9457.
THE JUNCTION: 1212 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Wax Bean tonight and Saturday, karoke with Mike on Sunday and DJ Dan Thursday; (803) 649-0794.
KOKOPELLI'S: 3415 1/2 Wrightsboro Road; Twist Like 8, Solar Krush and Senile Driver tonight, Senile Driver and Bind Saturday, Youth at Risk and Brizz Thursday; blind-draw dart tournament Tuesday and Thursdays, ladies night Wednesday; 738-1881.
LUCKY LADY LOUNGE: Gordon Highway, between Fort Gordon Gates 1 and 2; Allen Lowe and Shameless tonight and Saturday, dart league Mondays, karaoke Tuesdays, pool leagues Wednesdays and Thursdays; 651-0110.
MARLBORO STATION: Marlboro Street at Richland Avenue, Aiken; disc jockeys Clint and Carlos Sunday, karaoke Wednesday; (803) 644-6485.
METRO A COFFEEHOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; Galan Kipar Saturday and Grady Nickel Thursday; 722-6468.
MICHAEL'S RESTAURANT AND PIANO BAR: 2860 Washington Road; karaoke with Hugh Barrow Mondays and Marilyn Adcock Tuesdays-Saturdays; 733-0913.
MODJESKA: 813 Broad St.; Boogie Nights tonight, Miami Night with DJ Tony Two Fingers Saturday, lovers lounge Wednesday and house music Thursday; 303-9700.
MULLIGAN'S NITELIFE: 1082 Bertram Road; disc jockey nightly; 738-1079.
THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; Barroom Olympics Saturday; $1 draft night Tuesdays, open mike tonight, Bar Olympics with Mac from 95 Rock Saturday, trivia Monday, Jenga Competition Wednesdays and open mike Thursdays; 724-5399.
POP A TOP: 1427 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; karaoke tonight and Saturday; 278-5144.
RAES COASTAL CAFE: 3208 W. Wimbledon Drive; Slice and Dice Saturday; 738-1313.
RED LION: 1936 Walton Way; Cheapwine and Black Eyed Susan tonight, Happy Bones and Hush Puppies Saturday, open-microphone night Monday; Michael Baideme Thursday; 736-7707.
RICHARD'S PLACE: 2416 Windsor Spring Road, Meadow Wood shopping center; Midnight Magic, disc jockey and Mike the Outlaw Saturday, darts Monday, pool league Wednesday and Thursday and disc jockey Thursday; Monday-Saturday lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; 793-6330.
ROBBIE'S SPORTS BAR: 2834 Washington Road; disc jockey Mykie G tonight, Saturday and Sunday; ladies night Tuesdays, free pool Wednesdays, pool and dart league Thursdays; 738-0866.
SAFARI LOUNGE: 3608 Richland Ave. W., Aiken; shag night with disc jockey Fridays with Dennis and Murl, shag lessons Monday and ladies night and karaoke Thursdays; lounge in Comfort Inn Motel, open 6 p.m. until Monday-Saturday; (803) 641-1100.
SHANNON'S: 300 Shartom Drive, off Washington Road; Jason Sikes tonight and Thursday, Bart Bell Saturday, Jason Sikes and Allan Black Sunday and Jason Sikes and Steve Chappel Wednesday; 860-0698.
SIDESTREETS/THE BARRACKS: 1923 Walton Way; ladies night with 25-cent draft tonight, Cabaret with $10 unlimited drinks Saturday, happy hour prices all night and free pool Mondays, $2 Budweiser long necks and free pool Tuesdays, cabaret with $5 unlimited drinks Wednesdays, karaoke and disco dancing Thursdays; 481-8829.
THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; Revolution tonight, the Shark Devilles Saturday (special midnight show), $1 Pabst Blue Ribbons and mystery beer Mondays and Tuesdays, live jazz Wednesdays and Saw Dust Thursdays; 724-8880.
SPORTS PUB: 1031 Ellis St.; Super Bowl party Sunday, general trivia Tuesdays and sports trivia Thursdays; 432-0448.
SQUEAKY'S TIP-TOP: 2596 Central Ave.; Mike Chik and Susan Douglas Saturday and Thursday; 738-8886.
SWEET DREAMIN PUB AND LOUNGE: Belvedere-Clearwater Road, Clearwater; karaoke with Helen Hydrick tonight, Saturday; 593-8302.
TIME PIECEZ: 730 Broad St.; '80s ladies night Saturdays, no cover for the ladies all night; 828-5888.
TROPICAL PARADISE LOUNGE: 1365 Gordon Highway; Saturday Night Shag Night with Tony Howard; 312-8702.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 649: 2430 Windsor Spring Road; Kathie Lynn and steak dinner Friday; 790-4282.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 3200: 1 Gun Club Road; steak night with live music Fridays and live entertainment Saturday; fifth annual Elvis Impersonator Contest Feb. 22 and 23; 736-9046.VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 5877: South Carolina Highway 19, Aiken; turkey shoot tonight at 7 and Sunday at 3 p.m.; (803) 648-0119.
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; Pam McIntosh tonight and Saturday and Flashback Wednesday and Thursday; 868-5220.
CAROLINA JAMBOREE: Bluegrass night tonight and Goodtimers and Benny and Brenda Saturday; 792-9063
CHARLIE O's: 2320 Gordon Highway; Louie Louie and the Charlie O Band tonight and Saturday; 737-0905.
THE COUNTRY RANCH: 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island; Hard Country tonight, karaoke Saturday and jam sessions Sunday; (803) 867-2388.
DURANGO'S: 4125 Peach Orchard Road; John Monroe and the Ghostriders tonight and Saturday; 592-1155.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; Winter Shoot Out Soft Tip starts 7 p.m. and continues Saturday at 10 a.m. until; dart tournament Thursday; 790-6810.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; band 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday, bingo 2 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 790-8040.
THE HONKY TONK: 1602 Gordon Highway at Tubman Home Road; the Duke Boys Monday-Saturday; Danny Shirley and Confederate Railroad, 10 p.m. Wednesday, $12; ladies night Thursdays; 560-0551.
PATTI'S: 2610 Peach Orchard Road; open microphone Monday-Thursday; 793-9303.
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; Big Dogs Wednesdays-Saturdays; 737-6134.
BLUES AND JAZZ
LE CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; keyboardist Buzz Clifford Thursday-Saturday and after 9 p.m. Sundays with the Last Bohemians; 733-3505.
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; All That Jazz tonight and Air Apparent Saturday; 737-2428.
THE PRIVATE "I": 2507 Thomas Lane at Jennings Road; disco Fridays and Saturdays and live jazz and rhythm and blues Saturday; 793-9944.
SMITTY'S LOUNGE: 1815 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; DJ Mike Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 722-6670.
TOUCH OF CLASS: 3129 Damascus Road; singles night Wednesdays, featured birthdays Fridays and disco weekends; new school and old school lounges; 737-4845.
HARPO'S:2864 Deans Bridge Road; Cold Sweat Band Wednesdays; 560-1166.
CLUB 706: 2623 Deans Bridge Road; 771-1817.
AIKEN BREWING CO.: 140 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; Terry and Jordan tonight and karaoke Thursday; (803) 502-0707.
CAPRI CINEMA: 302 Eighth St.; Through the Discipline, Death Before Dishonor and Seed of Hate tonight; 722-4060.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; Dave's Not Here tonight and pool tournament (sponsored by District 8 Abates of Georgia) and a Sweetheart dance with 451 Saturday; 738-3273.
THE HAVEN: 912 Broad St.; magic tournament Fridays and Saturdays; 724-2637.
THE HANGNAIL GALLERY: 306 Eighth St.; Team Tacos, Solemn, Genital Mousetrap Circus, TBA, Spyt and Left to Right tonight and Dick Delicious and Spyt Saturday; 722-4060.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; the Nectarines tonight and S'Mash Sinn Dragon Thursday; 278-2796.
LIMELITE CAFE: 1325 Augusta West Parkway; trivia Sundays and Thursdays and pool tournament Tuesdays; 731-0220.