FEEL THE NOISE
Quiet Riot, the early-'80s metal maniacs best remembered for their multi-platinum album Metal Health, will play a slightly-smaller-than-stadium-size gig Wednesday when the band takes the stage at Crossroads. Tickets are $12.50 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information, call 724-1177.
ADAMS LOUNGE: Holiday Inn West, Interstate 20 at Washington Road; karaoke tonight and dance club Sundays with DJ Tim; 738-8811.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road;; 733-5184.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 178: 3219 Richmond Hill Road; steak night and karaoke tonight, Turkey Shoot at 2 p.m. Saturday, NASCAR including food and snacks Sunday; 793-1724.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; bingo tonight, steak night Saturday; 733-4069.
BACKYARD TAVERN: 218 S. Belair Road; karaoke tonight, cookout Saturday and Sunday, blind-draw, steel-tipped darts tournament Thursday; 869-8695.
THE BEE'S KNEES: 211 10th St.; Jazz Sessions with Concrete Jungle tonight, Shaun Piazza and Friends Saturday, Comin' 'Round the Bend Classic Country and Bluegrass Tuesday, Mellow Sound Supperclub Wednesday, The Kilpatrick Project Thursday; 828-3600.
BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC: 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; Carl Purdy 8-10 tonight, Lisa Savage 8-10 p.m. Saturday; 737-6962.
CADILLAC'S: 3328 Washington Road; Brasstyme tonight, Fantastic Shakers Saturday, Lynx Coaches Show with karaoke Monday, shag night with free shag lessons Tuesday, karaoke with Bill Tolbert Wednesday, DJ Eddie B Thursday; 364-2234.
CLUB CONTINUUM: 943 Ellis St.; 722-2582.
CORK & BULL PUB: 1925 Whiskey Road, Aiken; blind-draw darts tonight, wing night Tuesday and dart league Wednesday, college night Thursday; (803) 649-5239.
THE COLISEUM: 1632 Walton Way; 733-2603.
COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; Bamboo tonight and Saturday, trivia with Mike Thomas Wednesday; 724-4511.
COYOTE'S: 2512 Peach Orchard Road; variety of music Fridays and Saturdays, drink and drown and comic contest Wednesday, ladies night Thursday; 560-9245.
CROSSROADS: 11th Street, between Broad and Ellis streets; 420 Outback and Turtleneck tonight, Blackeyed Susan and ZOZO Saturday, Club Sin dance party with DJ Chris Monday, Quiet Riot and Lythium Wednesday, Lodo 95 Rock Show with Order By Chaos, Spiritfall and 420 Outback Thursday; 724-1177.
CUZ'S BAR: 1979 Tobacco Road; ladies night tonight, Jack and Jill pool tournament 8 p.m. Saturday; 790-4623.
FINISH LINE CAFE: 4046 Belair Road; DJ tonight and Saturday, open pool tournament for cash Monday; 855-5999.
GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; karaoke six nights a week; 823-2002.
HIGHLIGHT TAVERN: 3602 Milledgeville Road; Open dart tournament tonight and Saturday, pool leagues Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 737-6122.
JOE'S GRILL: 900 S. Main St., New Ellenton; Music Master and trivia pursuit Thursday; (803) 652-3769.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Jason Sabo and The Scorchers tonight, Redheaded Stepchild Saturday, John Kolbeck Monday-Tuesday, Keith Gregory Wednesday and Ruskin Thursday; 724-9457.
INFIELD SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 719 Main St., New Ellenton; Jim Fisher Band Saturdays, open microphone night Wednesdays; (803) 652-1142.
LAST CALL: 2701 Washington Road, behind Windsor Jewelers; Tony Howard Band and DJ Richie Rich tonight and Saturday; 738-8730.
LUCKY LADY'S BAR AND GRILL: Gordon Highway, between Fort Gordon gates 1 and 2; The Duke Boys tonight and Saturday, pool and darts league Monday, karaoke with Mike Swift Tuesday, pool league Wednesday and Thursday and ladies night and disc jockey James Barber Thursday; 651-0110.
METRO A COFFEEHOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; college radio dayz today, bluegrass with Aaron Eubanks and the Fold 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Irish music with Sibin Tuesday, MCG appreciation Wednesday; 722-6468.
MICHAEL'S RESTAURANT AND PIANO BAR: 2860 Washington Road; karaoke with Mike Swift Mondays and Marilyn Adcock Tuesdays-Saturdays; 733-0913.
MODJESKA: 813 Broad St.; 2 deep (DJ's Jason Wilson and Ryan Cronin) tonight, DJ Boriqua Saturday, FnB night with Vegas Mike Thursday; 303-9700.
OYSTER FACTORY: 1208 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Kool Katz tonight, Keith Gregory Saturday, Wayne Capps Thursday; (803) 649-0082.
THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; Barroom Olympics tonight and Saturday, karaoke with Dave Long Wednesday, open microphone Thursday; 724-5399.
ROBBIE'S SPORTS BAR: 2834 Washington Road; DJ tonight, Saturday and Sunday, karaoke Tuesday, free pool Wednesday and Thursday and pool and dart league Thursday; 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; (803) 641-1100.
THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; 724-8880.
TREYBON'S BACKSTREET LOUNGE: 1285 Broad St.; The Recaps featuring Sassy Brass tonight and Saturday; 724-0632.
SWEET DREAMIN PUB AND LOUNGE: Belvedere-Clearwater Road, Clearwater; karaoke with Helen tonight, karaoke with Tim the Music Man Saturday; (803) 593-8302.
T.G.I. FRIDAY'S: 2800 Washington Road; live entertainment Sundays and trivia Wednesdays; 736-8888.
TIME PIECEZ: 730 Broad St.; weekend fishbowl party Thursdays and '80s ladies night Saturdays; 828-5888.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 649: 2430 Windsor Spring Road; Sandy in the canteen and steak night tonight; 790-4282.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 3200: 1 Gun Club Road; steak night tonight, breakfast Saturday morning and karaoke Saturday night; 736-9046.
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; DJ Flashback and company tonight, Saturday and Thursday; 868-5220.
WHISKEY JUNCTION: 1212 Whiskey Road; Tokyo Joe and DJ Paul tonight, Tokyo Joe Saturday, Karaoke by Tom Sunday, pool Monday, dart league Wednesday, college night with DJ Chaos Thursday; (803) 649-0794.
THE COUNTRY RANCH: 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island; Hard Country Band tonight, Goodtimes Karoake Saturday, NASCAR Sunday, wing night Wednesday and ladies night Thursday; (803) 867-2388.
DURANGO'S: 4125 Peach Orchard Road; Magic Hat tonight and Saturday, dart league and karaoke Monday, women's league pool and karaoke Wednesday, men's pool league and karaoke Thursday; 592-1155.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; karaoke with Linda Eubanks tonight and Saturday; 790-6810.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; Ed's almost famous cookout 2 p.m. and The Poor Boys Saturday; 738-3273.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; Midnight Magic Saturday; 790-8040.
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; Tim Wood and the Big Dogs Friday, Saturday and Thursday, karaoke Wednesdays; 737-6134.
BLUES AND JAZZ
BLIND PIG: 1251 Broad St.; Shameless Dave and The Miracle Whips with B.B. "Pops" Williams tonight, Shameless Dave and The Miracle Whips Saturday, Buzz and Company Tuesday; 722-7335.
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; jazz band tonight and Saturday; 737-2428.
SMITTY'S LOUNGE: 1815 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; live jazz band tonight, free disco Saturday; 722-6670.
TOUCH OF CLASS: 3129 Damascus Road; featured birthdays Fridays and disco weekends; karaoke Wednesdays; new school and old school lounges; 737-4845.
ClUB ARGOS: 1923 Walton Way; Argo's Angels cabaret show tonight and Saturday, karaoke Thursday; 481-8829.
AIKEN BREWING CO.: 140 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; Dennis Hall tonight, Big Al and The Heavyweights (blues band); (803) 502-0707.
CAPRI CINEMA: 302 Eighth St.; Sworn Enemy, E-Town Concrete, In Full Effect and special guests Saturday; email@example.com.
THE HAVEN: 912 Broad St.; magic tournaments tonight and Saturday; 724-2637.
THE HANGNAIL GALLERY: 306 Eighth St.; 722-9899.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; Basikly tonight, open microphone night Tuesday; 278-2796.
LIMELITE CAFE: 1325 Augusta West Parkway; trivia and pool tournament Tuesday and trivia Saturday; 731-0220.
SURREY TAVERN: 471 Highland Ave.; Soul Dimension tonight and Saturday, Pat Blanchard Monday, jam session Tuesday, Pat Blanchard Wednesday, blind draw dart tournament Thursday; 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, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903. Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (706) 823-3626.