ABBI'S COFFEE MILL: 403 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; 651-9111.
ADAMS LOUNGE: Holiday Inn West, Interstate 20 at Washington Road; karaoke tonight and dance club Sundays; 738-8811.
AJ'S BAR AND GRILL: 4314 Wrightsboro Road; 863-2206.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; dinner and dance with Escorts 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 tonight and Wednesday and dinner, dance and DJ Saturday; 733-4069.
ATHENS RESTAURANT AND TAVERNA: 246 Bobby Jones Expressway; Nick Travelis Wednesday; 868-1508.
AUGUSTA ELKS LODGE: 205 Elkdom Court; line dancing Monday and Tuesday; 860-3223.
BACKYARD TAVERN: 218 S. Belair Road; karaoke, food and horseshoes tonight and karaoke Saturday and Sunday; 869-8695.
BIG IRON SALOON: 548 Broad St.; Russell Bonham tonight, Saturday and Thursday, playing country, beach, blues and classic rock; and ladies night Wednesday; shrimp night Mondays; 774-9020.
BHOOMERS: 3023 Washington Road; The Niche tonight and Saturday and DJ Jerry Tuten Thursday; 364-3854.
BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC: 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; A Step Up tonight and Kelly Zullo Saturday; 737-6962.
CLUB CONTINUUM: 943 Ellis St.; Equilibrium tonight, Garden City Music Festival after-party Saturday; 722-2582.
COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave., Surrey Center; DJ Doug Romanella Wednesday-Thursday; 738-8133.
CORK 'N' BULL TAVERN: 1925 Whiskey Road, Aiken; blind-draw darts tonight, karaoke Saturday, wing night Tuesday and college night Thursdays; (803) 649-5239.
THE COLISEUM: 1632 Walton Way; Venus tonight, Ravionne Saturday, QAF Monday, tournament Tuesday, talent search Wednesday and DJ Mania Thursday; 733-2603.
COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; patio party tonight with DJ Midlife Crisis, John and Andy 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, bikini contest, frozen boxer and bikini contest and ladies night Thursday; club open Wednesday-Saturday; 560-9245.
CROSSROADS: 11th Street, between Broad and Ellis streets; The Kelly Richey Band Wednesday; 724-1177.
CUZ'S BAR: 1979 Tobacco Road; lady's eight-ball tonight, three-ball and eight-ball for men Saturday, nine-ball tournament, lady's league Wednesday and men's league Thursday; 790-4623.
EAGLES NEST: Ramada Inn Hotel, 640 Broad St.; 722-5541.
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, karaoke, DJ and dart tournament Saturday, buffet Sunday, open pool tournament for cash Monday; 855-5999.
THE FIREHOUSE: 1145 Broad St.; 826-9955.
FOX'S LAIR: Telfair Inn, 349 Telfair St.; karaoke tonight; 774-1004.
GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; national karaoke contest Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; women's contest Tuesday, duets' contest Wednesday and men's contest Thursday; karaoke nightly; 823-2002.
JERRI'S PLACE: 660 Broad St.; 722-0088.
JOE'S GRILL: 900 S. Main St., New Ellenton; ladies night Thursday; (803) 652-3769.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Cliff Bennett Band tonight, Blues Express Saturday, John Kolbeck Monday and Tuesday and Jason Thursday; 724-9457.
THE JUNCTION: 1212 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Simple As That tonight, Impulse Ride Saturday and DJ Dan Sunday and Thursday; (803) 649-0794.
KOKOPELLI'S: 3415 1/2 Wrightsboro Road; Twist Like 8 and Big Dixon tonight and 420 Outback and Big Dixon Saturday; 738-1881.
LAST CALL: 2701 Washington Road, behind Windsor Jewelers; Tony Howard tonight and Saturday, live DJ Thursday; 738-8730.
LUCKY LADY'S BAR AND GRILL: Gordon Highway, between Fort Gordon Gates 1 and 2; pool tournament with $500 prize Saturday, blind-draw darts Friday, karaoke Tuesday with Linda Eubanks; dart league Mondays, pool leagues Wednesdays and Thursdays; 651-0110.
MARLBORO STATION: Marlboro Street at Richland Avenue, Aiken; DJs Clint and Carlos Sunday, karaoke Wednesday; (803) 644-6485.
METRO A COFFEEHOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; Sivin Tuesday; 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.; spin sessions with Devin and Indica tonight, The Chill Out Lounge Wednesday, house party Thursday; 303-9700.
MULLIGAN'S NITELIFE: 1082 Bertram Road; disc jockey nightly; 738-1079.
PATTI'S: 2610 Peach Orchard Road; free pool Friday nights; 793-9303.
THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; Trivia with Skin Tight Monday, Jenga competition Wednesdays and open microphone Thursdays; 724-5399.
POP A TOP: 1427 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; R&M Band tonight and Saturday; 278-5144.
RAES COASTAL CAFE: 3208 W. Wimbledon Drive; Slice and Dice Saturday; 738-1313.
RED LION: 1936 Walton Way; Jemani tonight, Cold Memory and Rev 7 Saturday, open microphone Monday, DUI Tuesday with DJ, Field Trip Wednesday and Eather Thursday;736-7707.
RICHARD'S PLACE: 2416 Windsor Spring Road, Meadow Wood shopping center; Midnight Magic tonight, DJ Mike the Outlaw Saturday and Thursday, darts Monday, pool league Wednesday and Thursday; Monday-Friday lunch and dinner 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; 793-6330.
ROBBIE'S SPORTS BAR: 2834 Washington Road; DJ Mykie G Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, ladies night Tuesdays, free pool and beer Wednesdays and Thursdays, pool and dart league Thursdays; 738-0866.
SAFARI LOUNGE: 3608 Richland Ave. W., Aiken; shag night with disc jockeys Dennis and Murl tonight, karaoke with Jay Saturday, shag lessons with Johnny and Judy Turner Monday, and ladies night with karaoke Thursday; 6 p.m. until Monday-Saturday; (803) 641-1100.
SHANNON'S: 300 Shartom Drive, off Washington Road; Allen Black and Jason Sikes tonight, Bart Bell Saturday, Shelley Watkins Sunday, Steve Chappell Wednesday and Glenn Beasley Thursday; 860-0698.
SHUCK'S: 828 Broad St.; 724-7589.
THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; The Jennifer Nettles Band tonight, Five Eight with Deathstar Saturday; 724-8880.
SPORTS PUB: 1031 Ellis St.; general trivia Tuesdays and sports trivia Thursdays; 432-0448.
SQUEAKY'S TIP-TOP: 2596 Central Ave.; Mike Chick and Susan Douglas Saturday and Thursday; 738-8886.
SWEET DREAMIN PUB AND LOUNGE: Belvedere-Clearwater Road, Clearwater; karaoke tonight and Saturday; (803) 593-8302.
T.G.I. FRIDAY'S: 2800 Washington Road; live entertainment Thursdays and Sundays; 736-8888.
TIME PIECEZ: 730 Broad St.; weekend fishbowl party Thursdays, '80s ladies night Saturdays; 828-5888.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 649: 2430 Windsor Spring Road; Kathy Lynn tonight and ladies night Wednesday; 790-4282.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 3200: 1 Gun Club Road; steak night tonight; 736-9046.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 5877: South Carolina Highway 19, Aiken; (803) 648-0119.
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; Flashback and Company tonight, Wednesday and Thursday; 868-5220.
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; Night Vision tonight, karaoke Saturday and jam sessions Sunday; (803) 867-2388.
DURANGO'S: 4125 Peach Orchard Road; Sons of the South tonight and Saturday; 592-1155.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; karaoke with Linda Eubanks tonight and Saturday, blind-draw darts and blind-draw steel-tip darts Saturday and blind-draw darts Thursday; 790-6810.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; Smooth Country 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; Playgirl male review Wednesday, ladies night Thursdays; 560-0551.
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; Big Dogs Wednesdays-Saturdays; 737-6134.
BLUES AND JAZZ
D. TIMM'S JAZZ CAFE: 302 Sixth St.; Joe Patchen and The Blue Diamond Express Tuesdays-Saturdays;; 774-9500.
LE CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; keyboardist Buzz Clifford Thursday-Saturday and Sundays with the Last Bohemians; 733-3505.
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; C.A. Carpenter 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.
RHYTHM & BLUES EXCHANGE: 724 Broad St.; 774-9292.
SMITTY'S LOUNGE: 1815 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; DJ Mike and Bug on a Wheel 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.
CLUB INCOGNITO: 1923 Walton Way; Dance party with DJ Richie Rich Tuesdays; 481-8829.
HARPO'S: 2864 Deans Bridge Road; dress-to-impress party tonight, buffet and blues night Monday, DJ Tuesday, Cold Sweat Band Wednesdays and old school and new school party Thursday; 560-1166.
AIKEN BREWING CO.: 140 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; Kool Katz tonight; (803) 502-0707.
CAPRI CINEMA: 302 Eighth St.; End of Days (CD release party), Reflux, onefallsdown, Cast Aside the Fallen and Blisstap tonight; 722-4060.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; Skip Neal tonight and Saturday; 738-3273.
THE HAVEN: 912 Broad St.; magic tournament Fridays and Saturdays; 724-2637.
THE HANGNAIL GALLERY: 306 Eighth St.; 722-4060.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; Billarabi tonight and S'Mash Sinn Dragon Thursday; 278-2796.
LIMELITE CAFE: 1325 Augusta West Parkway; trivia Sunday and Thursday, Jack and Jill pool tournament Wednesday and pool tournament Tuesdays; 731-0220.
SURREY TAVERN: 471 Highland Ave.; Pat Blanchard tonight and Soul Dimension tonight and Saturday; 736-1221.
We need publicity photos of local bands. Don't have your own photos? Local bands can have photos made for use in Applause. Call Steven Uhles at (706) 823-3626 to set up an appointment. Also, if you are in a local band and have a compact disc you would like to have featured in Applause, send it with a publicity photo to Applause, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, PO Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903. Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (706) 823-3626.