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; tonight DJ Tech and Saturday; $3 wing night Wednesday; free admission for women, with DJ Tech Thursday; DJ Tech and dancing Thursday-Saturday; 739-0000.AMERICAN LEGION POST 178: 3219 Richmond Hill Road; karaoke and steak night tonight; 793-1724.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; steak night Saturday, bingo Wednesday 7:45-10:30 p.m.; 733-4069.
ATHENS RESTAURANT AND TAVERNA: 246 Bobby Jones Expressway, Martinez; Greek entertainment first and third Wednesdays; 868-1508.
BACKYARD TAVERN: 218 S. Belair Road; blind-draw and steel-tipped darts tournament Thursday; 869-8695.
THE BEE'S KNEES: 211 10th St.; Projections and Selections, with an Audio Visual DJ tonight, jazz sessions with Moniker Saturday, 12-Tone Lounge Tuesday, Heliocentric Cinema Wednesday, and Meditate On This! 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; Paul Gordon 8-10 tonight and Jeremy Carr 8-10 p.m. Saturday; 737-6962.
CADILLAC'S: 3328 Washington Road; DJ Fast Eddie B. tonight and Saturday, Brandon Bower Monday, free shag lessons Tuesday, karaoke contest Wednesday, DJ Eddie B. Thursday; 364-2234.
CLUB CONTINUUM: 943 Ellis St.; jump-off party tonight; 722-2582.
COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave.; dance with DJ Stump tonight, dance with DJ Stump and Augusta's Hottest Moms contest Saturday, drink and drown Thursdays; 364-0786.
THE COLISEUM: 1632 Walton Way; Petit Deejonville tonight, high energy dance Saturday with DJ Ryan, QAF Monday, tournament Tuesday, talent search with Brasla Wednesday and karaoke and high-energy dance Thursday; 733-2603.
COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; Patrick Blanchard Band 8-12 tonight; West O' Bou 8-12 p.m. Saturday; Wayne Capps 6-10 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 724-4511.
COYOTE'S: 2512 Peach Orchard Road; open Wednesday-Saturday, with Rhes Reeves band and ladies' night Thursday; 560-9245.
CROSSROADS: 11th Street, between Broad and Ellis streets; Jemani and mud wrestling tonight; Knowface Lea Saturday; Monday night dance party; 724-1177.
FINISH LINE CAFE: 4046 Belair Road; DJ and karaoke tonight and Saturday, pool tournament Monday; 855-5999.
GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; karaoke six nights a week; 823-2002.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; Heavy Dose tonight; 278-2796.
JEREMY'S: 3415 Wrightsboro Road; Cycle Friday and Saturday, bikini contest registration Thursday; 733-9611.
JERRI'S PLACE: 660 Broad St.; Special Blend 10 tonight; 722-0088.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: Basement club at Eighth and Broad streets; Jason Sabo and The Scorchers tonight and Saturday, Black-eyed Susan Saturday, Mike B. Monday and Keith Gregory and John Kolbeck Tuesday and Wednesday. John Kolbeck Monday and Tuesday; 724-9457
INFIELD SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 719 Main St., New Ellenton; ELS Entertainment karaoke tonight, Jim Fisher Blues Band Saturday, open microphone Wednesday, Dennis Hall Thursday; (803) 652-1142.
LIGHTHOUSE SUPPER CLUB: 2911 Washington Road, Washington Crossing shopping center; New Day Band tonight; 736-9334.
LUCKY LADY'S BAR AND GRILL: Gordon Highway, between Fort Gordon gates 1 and 2; Magic Hat Band tonight and Saturday; 651-0110.
MICHAEL'S RESTAURANT AND PIANO BAR: 2860 Washington Road; Mike Swift Tuesdays-Saturdays; 733-0913.
MODJESKA: 813 Broad St.; disc jockey Kenny Ray tonight, The White Party (all white clothing) with disc jockey Ted Fortenberry Saturday and SKYYN with disc jockey Richie Rich Thursday; 303-9700.
OYSTER FACTORY: 1208 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Keith Gregory tonight and Preston and Weston Saturday; (803) 649-0082.
THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; barroom olympics Saturday, karaoke Wednesday, open microphone night Thursday; 724-5399.
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 Friday-Sunday, Wednesday, free pool with a DJ Wednesdays and 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; (803) 641-1100.
SHANNON'S: 300 Shartom Drive, off Washington Road; Bamboo tonight, Keith Gregory Fossil Band Sunday; 860-0698.
THE SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; 80's Night tonight, Silver Dash Music Saturday, live jazz Wednesday; 724-8880.
THE POURHOUSE: 1285 Broad St.; Steve Chappell as Elvis tonight and Saturday; 724-0632.
RUMORS: 1602 Gordon Highway at Tubman Home Road; wet T-shirt contest tonight and Saturday, sexy legs contest Saturday with cash prizes, drink and drown Thursdays; 560-0551.
SWEET DREAMIN PUB AND LOUNGE: Belvedere-Clearwater Road, Clearwater; disc jockey Jay tonight and Helen Hydrick Saturday;(803) 593-8302.
T.G.I. FRIDAY'S: 2800 Washington Road; Trivia Wednesdays, live entertainment Thursdays and Saturdays; 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; 790-4282.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 3200: 1 Gun Club Road; prime rib, ribeye steak, Jager Schnitzel or chicken cordon bleu tonight; bingo 7 p.m. Thursdays; 736-9046.
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; DJ Flashback and Company tonight, Saturday and Thursday, pool tournament Thursday; 868-5220.
WHISKEY JUNCTION: 1212 Whiskey Road; Tokyo Joe tonight and Saturday; karaoke with Tom Sunday and college night with disc jockey Paul; (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; Blue Suede tonight, Good Times Band Saturday, NASCAR Sunday and Southern Gentlemen 5-10 p.m. Sunday, wing night Wednesday; (803) 867-2388.
DURANGO'S: 4125 Peach Orchard Road; wet T-shirt contest tonight, dart league Monday, women's pool league and karaoke Wednesday and men's pool league Thursday; 592-1155.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; steel tip darts, Linda Eubanks Monday; 790-6810.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; Ed Jones and Smooth Country Saturday; 790-8040.
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; Tim Wood and the Big Dogs Fridays, Saturdays and Thursdays, karaoke Wednesdays; 737-6134.
BLUES AND JAZZ
ANDY'S: 548 Broad St.; Donnie McCormick and Eddie Tigner (The Ink Spots) birthday bash tonight, Donnie McCormick Saturday; 722-6212.
BLIND PIG: 1251 Broad St.; Shameless Dave and The Miracle Whips and Pops Williams tonight, Shameless Dave and The Miracle Whips Saturday, live music Monday, Sabo and The Scorchers and free buffet Tuesday, David Bryan and Matt Jones Wednesday and back-to-school party Thursday; 722-7335.
D. TIMM'S JAZZ CAFE: 302 Sixth St.; Joe Patchen and The Blue Diamond Express Tuesdays-Saturdays; 774-9500.
CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; James McIntyre tonight, Saturday and Sunday; 733-3505.
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; jazz band tonight and Saturday; 737-2428.
SMITTY'S LOUNGE: 1815 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; blues and jazz Mondays; 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; Argos Angels Cabaret, pageant benefit with Petite DeJonbelle Saturday, movie night Tuesday, Blue party with guest DJ, no cover Wednesday, and karaoke dance party Thursday; 481-8829.
AIKEN BREWING CO.: 140 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; Will Austin tonight; (803) 502-0707.
LIMELITE CAFE: 1325 Augusta West Parkway; pool tournament 11 p.m. Tuesdays, trivia Thursdays and Saturdays; 731-0220.
SURREY TAVERN: 471 Highland Ave.; Cagle Choice tonight and Saturday, John Kolbeck Monday, Jam Session Tuesday and Pat Blanchard; 736-1221.
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