ABBI'S COFFEE MILL: 403 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; open microphone tonight; 651-9111.
ADAMS LOUNGE: Holiday Inn West, Interstate 20 at Washington Road; dance club Sundays with DJ Quinton and karaoke Tuesdays; 738-8811.
ALEX'S RESTAURANT AND SPORTS BAR: 3160 Wrightsboro Road; all-you-can-drink specials and pool for $8, DJ and dancing Thursday-Saturday; 739-0000.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; dinner and dance with The Escorts tonight; 733-5184.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 178: 3219 Richmond Hill Road; karaoke and steak tonight, awards ceremony Sunday; 793-1724.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; bingo tonight and steak night Saturday; 733-4069.
ATHENS RESTAURANT AND TAVERNA: 246 Bobby Jones Expressway; 868-5108.
AUGUSTA ELKS LODGE: 205 Elkdom Court; 860-3223.
BACKYARD TAVERN: 218 S. Belair Road; karaoke tonight, cookout Saturday and Sunday, blind-draw and steel-tipped darts tournament Thursday; 869-8695.
THE BEE'S KNEES: 211 10th St.; Eryn Eubanks and The Fold tonight, Jazz Sessions with Moniker Saturday, Comin' Round the Bend Country and Bluegrass Tuesday, 12 Tone Lounge Wednesday, Kari Gaffney Thursday; 828-3600.
BIG EASY: 2 Eighth St.; Air Apparent 7-11 tonight, Buzz Clifford Saturday; 826-1828.
BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC: 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; David Owen 8-10 tonight, Will Lawton 8-10 p.m. Saturday; 737-6962.
CADILLAC'S: 3328 Washington Road; DJ Eddie B and band tonight and Saturday, shag night with DJ Rodney Still Tuesday, karaoke with Bill Tolbert Wednesday, ladies' night with Steve Chappell Thursday; 364-2234.
CLUB CONTINUUM: 943 Ellis St.; dance party Saturday, Monday madness, open microphone Wednesday, summertime happy hour Thursday; 722-2582.
COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave.; DJ Stump tonight and Saturday; 364-0786.
CORK & BULL PUB: 1925 Whiskey Road, Aiken; blind-draw darts tonight, wing night Tuesday, dart league Wednesday and college night Thursday; (803) 649-5239.
COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; Tony Williams Blues Express tonight, Saturday Night Live with Red-Headed Stepchild and H.B.O.Y.S Saturday, John Kolbeck Sunday and trivia with Mike Thomas Wednesday; 724-4511.
COYOTE'S: 2512 Peach Orchard Road; open Wednesday-Saturday, with Rhes Reeves band, ladies' night Thursday; 560-9245.
CROSSROADS: 11th Street, between Broad and Ellis streets; Lythium and Cycle tonight, 420 Outback and The Sixth Hour Saturday, Club Sin Dance Party with DJ Mikie G. Monday; 724-1177.
CUZ'S BAR: 1979 Tobacco Road; pool league Wednesday and Thursday; 790-4623.
FINISH LINE CAFE: 4046 Belair Road; DJ and karaoke tonight and Saturday, pool tournament Monday; 855-5999.
THE FIREHOUSE: 1145 Broad St.; 826-9955.
GOIN APES: 141 Marlboro St., Aiken; (803) 644-6485.
GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; karaoke six nights a week; 823-2002.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; Lions From Zion tonight; 278-2796.
HIGHLIGHT TAVERN: 3602 Milledgeville Road; open dart tournament tonight and Saturday and pool leagues Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 737-6122.
JERRI'S PLACE: 660 Broad St.; Special Blend tonight; 722-0088.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Keith Gregory tonight, Saturday, Wednesday and Thursday, John Kolbeck Monday and Tuesday; 724-9457.
INFIELD SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 719 Main St., New Ellenton; ELS Entertainment and karaoke tonight, Jim Fisher Band Saturday, pool tournament Tuesday, open microphone jam session Wednesday and Dennis Hall Thursday; (803) 652-1142.
LAST CALL: 2701 Washington Road, behind Windsor Jewelers; Tony Howard 9-11 p.m. and DJ Richie Rich 11:30 until close tonight and Saturday; 738-8730.
LIGHTHOUSE SUPPER CLUB: 2911 Washington Road, Washington Crossing Shopping Center; Tony Howard tonight and Saturday; 736-9334.
LUCKY LADY'S BAR AND GRILL: Gordon Highway, between Fort Gordon gates 1 and 2; Heavy Dose tonight and Saturday, pool and darts league Monday, pool league Wednesday and Thursday and ladies night and disc jockey James Barber Thursday; 651-0110.
METRO A COFFEEHOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; Hymnals of Reaganomics tonight, Eryn Eubanks and The Fold perform bluegrass music 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Irish Night with Sibin Tuesday; 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.; The Flavour Shoppe with DJ Ty Bess tonight, Bangin' Latin Musical Explosion Saturday, SKYYN with DJ Richie Rich Thursday; 303-9700.
MAYO'S TOWN TAVERN: 7669 Atomic Road, Jackson; (803) 471-9244.
OYSTER FACTORY: 1208 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Preston and Weston tonight, John Durham Saturday, Wayne Capps Thursday; (803) 649-0082.
THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; John Kolbeck tonight, barroom olympics Saturday, karaoke Wednesday, open-microphone night Thursday; 724-5399.
RED LION PUB: 1936 Walton Way; The Big Mighty tonight, Sabo and The Scorchers Saturday, Paul Arrowood Thursday; 364-0160.
RIO BOMBA: 2 8th St.; The Club and karaoke tonight, Salsa night and Saturday Night Live Saturday, Bacardi night with hip-hop music Sunday; 774-0053.
ROBBIE'S SPORTS BAR: 2834 Washington Road; DJ tonight, Saturday and Sunday, karaoke Tuesday, free pool Wednesday and Thursday and pool and dart leagues 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.
SHANNON'S: 300 Shartom Drive, off Washington Road; Bart Bell and Steve Chappell tonight and Wednesday, Roulette Saturday, Shelly Watkins Sunday; 860-0698.
STILLWATER TAP ROOM: 974 Broad St.; 826-9857.
THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; (r)Evolution tonight, The Big Mighty and The Kevn Kinney Band Saturday, prayer meeting with live jazz Wednesday, Turtleneck with Hero's Severum Thursday; 724-8880.
THE POURHOUSE: 1285 Broad St.; Livingroom Legends tonight and A Pair of Jax and karaoke Saturday; 724-0632.
SWEET DREAMIN PUB AND LOUNGE: Belvedere-Clearwater Road, Clearwater; DJ Jay tonight Tim "The Music Man" Grant 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 and '80s ladies' night Saturdays; 828-5888.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 649: 2430 Windsor Spring Road; steak dinner tonight, Kathy Lynn Saturday; 790-4282.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 3200: 1 Gun Club Road; prime rib, ribeye steak, pork cordon bleu and chicken cordon bleu tonight; 736-9046.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 5877: South Carolina Highway 19, Aiken; (803) 648-0119.
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; DJ Flashback and Company tonight, Saturday and Thursday, 9-ball tournament Sunday and 8-ball tournament Thursday; 868-5220.
WHISKEY JUNCTION: 1212 Whiskey Road; DJ Paul tonight, Midnight Traffic Saturday, Jason Swann Sunday, college night with DJ Chaos Thursday; (803) 649-0794.
CHARLIE O'S: 2320 Gordon Highway; Louie and the Bandits Saturday; 737-0905.
THE COUNTRY RANCH: 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island; Goodtimes Band with karaoke Saturday, NASCAR Sunday and wing night Wednesday; (803) 867-2388.
DURANGO'S: 4125 Peach Orchard Road; wet T-shirt contest tonight, Magic Hat tonight and Saturday, dart league Monday, women's league pool and karaoke Wednesday and men's pool league Thursday; 592-1155.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; karaoke with Linda Eubanks tonight and Saturday; 790-6810.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; Buster Hymen tonight and Saturday; 738-3273.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; Ed Jones and Smooth Country Saturday; 790-8040.
RUMORS: 1602 Gordon Highway at Tubman Home Road; DJ Doug Romanella tonight and Saturday; 560-0551.
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; Tim Wood and the Big Dogs Friday, Saturday and Thursday and karaoke Wednesday; 737-6134.
BLUES AND JAZZ
ANDY'S: 548 Broad St.; Blues Jam tonight and 11-year-old drummer Justin Benson with Black-Eyed Susan Saturday; 722-6212.
BLIND PIG: 1251 Broad St.; Shameless Dave and the Miracle Whips tonight and Saturday, Sabo and The Scorchers Tuesday, A Midweek Summer Night's Dream with Candace Hurst and Buzz Clifford Wednesday, live music Thursday; 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.; 733-3505.
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; jazz band tonight and Saturday; 737-2428.
SMITTY'S LOUNGE: 1815 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; jazz band tonight and free disco Saturday; 722-6670.
TOUCH OF CLASS: 3129 Damascus Road; featured birthdays Fridays and disco weekends and karaoke Wednesdays; new school and old school lounges; 737-4845.
CLUB ARGOS: 1923 Walton Way; The Mr. Argos Pageant and Garage Party tonight, Garage Party 9-10 p.m. and Argos Angels Cabaret Saturday, Download Reflux dance party Wednesday, karaoke dance party Thursday; 481-8829.
AIKEN BREWING CO.: 140 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; Dennis Hall tonight, Microwave Dave and The Nukes Thursday;; (803) 502-0707.
CAPRI CINEMA: 302 Eighth St.; Across Five Aprils, Through the Discipline, In Full Effect and Runnin' With the Kid tonight; email@example.com.
THE HAVEN: 912 Broad St.; magic tournaments tonight and Saturday; 724-2637.
THE HANGNAIL GALLERY: 306 Eighth St.; 722-9899.
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, Tuesday Night Jam Sessions Tuesday, Pat Blanchard Wednesday, live entertainment Thursday; 736-1221.
SHOW YOUR FACE
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.