AIKEN BREWING CO.: 140 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; Salt Creek Friday, Justin Means Blues Band Saturday; www.aikenbrewingcompany.com.
BLUES AND JAZZ
BLIND PIG: 1251 Broad St.; Pat Blanchard Thursday, Shameless Dave and the Miracle Whips Friday, Eldorado Deluxe with Randy Carver, Shameless Dave and the Miracle Whips (the family jam) Saturday, live acoustic music Wednesday 722-7335.
D. TIMM'S JAZZ CAFE: 302 Sixth St.; The Section every Tuesday-Saturday; 774-9500.
CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; piano Friday and Saturday and jazz Sunday night; 733-3505.
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; Mellow-D on Friday; 737-2428.
THE PRIVATE 'I': 2507 Thomas Lane at Jennings Road; DJ on Thursday and Sunday; 793-9944.
SMITTY'S LOUNGE: 1815 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; old school tonight-Saturday, happy hour 6 p.m. until and $1 beer Saturday, Oldies and Goodies Monday; 722-6670.
THE COUNTRY RANCH: 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island; Southwind on Friday and karaoke on Saturday; (803) 867-2388.
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; karaoke Friday and Saturday, dart leagues Monday and Wednesday and blind draw darts Tuesday and Thursday; 790-6810.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; 790-8040.
HIDEAWAY LOUNGE II: 3165 Gordon Highway; 869-1080.
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; live band tonight-Saturday and karaoke Wednesday, $2 bar drinks 8:30-11 p.m. tonight and Wednesdays; 737-6134.
8 TRAX BAR AND GRILL: 1082 Bertram Road; 733-9900.
ABBI'S COFFEE MILL: 403 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; Now Until August Friday; 651-9111.
ADAMS LOUNGE: Augusta Inn and Conference Center, Interstate 20 at Washington Road; hip-hop and R&B with DJ Ron Cales tonight and Friday with drink specials, Latin Saturday 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. with cash prizes, drink specials, $5 cover 9-11 p.m., $7 cover 11 p.m. Saturday and Off The Chain Night Spot with DJ Doug 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., drink specials and contests, no cover Sunday; 738-8811.
AJ'S BAR AND GRILL: 4314 Wrightsboro Road; 863-2206.
ALEX'S RESTAURANT AND SPORTS BAR: 3160 Wrightsboro Road; DJ Tech tonight-Saturday; free beer tonight, Long Island iced tea night Friday; 739-0000. su
AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; 733-4069.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; Funtime Friday and Flashback Friday; 733-5184.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 178: 3219 Richmond Hill Road; 793-1724.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 192: Legion Road, Evans; Mike Friday; 863-8728
AMERICAN LEGION POST 505: 1678 15th St.; 738-6539.
ATHENS RESTAURANT AND TAVERNA: 246 Bobby Jones Expressway, Martinez; $4.95 pitcher of Bud, Bud Light and Miller Lite tonight and Saturday, $1 draft of Bud, Bud Light and Miller Lite on Sunday and Monday, $4.95 pitcher of Bud, Bud Light and Miller Lite on Tuesday and $1.95 super mug of Bud, Bud Light and Miller Lite on Wednesday; 868-1508.
BACKYARD TAVERN: 218 S. Belair Road; karaoke and birthday parties Saturday; 869-8695
THE BEE'S KNEES: 211 10th St.; 828-3600.
BORDERS BOOKS MUSIC & CAFE: 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway: Eryn Eubanks and The Fold (bluegrass) 8-10 p.m. Friday and Paul Gordon (light rock) 8-10 p.m. Saturday; 737-6962.
THE BREAK ROOM: 1593 Whiskey Road; karaoke with Tom Mitchell tonight and Preston and Weston with Sandra Friday; (803) 649-7045.
CADILLAC'S: 3328 Washington Road; Steve Chappell tonight, Sammy O'Bannion and the Mardi Gras Band Friday, DJ Fast Eddie B Saturday, Pat Blanchard and Friends Monday night, shag night with free dance lessons Tuesday, karaoke with Bill Tolbert on Wednesday; 364-2234.
CHARLIE O'S: 2320 Gordon Highway; 737-0905
CLUB ARGOS: 1923 Walton Way; karaoke contest tonight, with two-for-one gelatin shooters, $1 domestic bottled beer 9-11 p.m.; Insurrection and The Party with Paul and DJ Rana featuring Claire Storm Friday with $1 well drinks and $2 Bud and Bud Light 9-11 p.m. and $8 unlimited well or draft; Ravionne Starr and Stephanie Ross with DJ Rana's Dance Party Saturday and $1 well drinks and $2 Bud and Bud Light 9-11 p.m. and $8 unlimited well or draft; karaoke and free pool Monday, with martini specials Monday, with $1 domestic bottled beer 9-11 p.m., bingo and free pool with $3 Long Island iced teas Tuesday; and DJ Rana Dance Party and midnight cabaret showt with $6 unlimited well or draft Wednesday; 481-8829.
CLUB CONTINUUM: 943 Ellis St.; Playalistic Thursdays, ultimate ladies' night Friday and Saturday, open tables Monday and wet Wednesdays; 722-2582.
CLUB 706: 2623 Deans Bridge Road; Old School Thirsty Thursdays with DJ Blind Man Ray, drink specials 5 p.m. to midnight tonight, Fabulous Fridays with complimentary drinks 9-11 p.m., $4 Bacardi drinks after midnight; 771-1817.
CLUB VELVET: 2306 Gordon Highway; customer appreciation night and happy hour 5-9 tonight with DJ Mike; weekend dress to impress Friday; happy hour with soul-food buffet 5-9 p.m. Monday; 738-5980.
COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave.; women drink free, $1 off for men 6-8 tonight, $5 well for women, $10 for men after 8 p.m.; Miss Coconuts bikini contest Friday and "I'm too sexy" Saturday, with $50 bar tab to winners; 364-0786.
CORK & BULL PUB: 1925 Whiskey Road, Aiken; karaoke tonight, blind draw dart Friday and 20-cent chicken wings Tuesday; (803) 649-5239.
COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; John Kolbeck Friday, Jason Sabo and Mike Bademan Saturday and Cliff Bennett Sunday; 724-4511.
COYOTE'S: 2512 Peach Orchard Road; Heavenly Hunks contest, men competing for $500 tonight, happy hour and free dance lessons 7-9 p.m. and weekend party with Rhes Reeves and the Coyote Band on Friday and Saturday; karaoke Tuesday and calendar girl bikini contest and drink and drown Wednesday; 560-9245.
CUE AND BREW: 2854 Washington Road; happy hour all day Monday and Tuesday and free pool Tuesday and $1 gelatin shooters every night; 737-6008.
CUZ'S BAR: 1979 Tobacco Road; men's pool league tonight, karaoke contest Friday, dart tournament Saturday, dart league and APA Pool Monday, Happy Hour 2-11 p.m. and free pool 7-11 p.m. Tuesday, Ladies' Night with pool league Wednesday 790-4623.
FAMOUS DAVE'S: 2821 Washington Road; grill giveaway with trivia with Mike Arrowood, 7 p.m. Monday; 733-6155.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; open jam night Friday and Saturday; 738-3273.
GREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; karaoke seven days a week; 823-2002.
HALE TIKI: 660 Broad St.; happy hour 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 823-5713.
HIGHLANDER: 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; 212 on Friday; 278-2796.
HONKY TONK: 1602 Gordon Highway; Soulstir and Stonehenge tonight, DJ Doug Romanella Friday through Saturday; 560-0551.
INFIELD SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 719 Main St., New Ellenton; pool tournament, cash prizes tonight, karaoke contest (cash prizes) and The Jim Fisher Band on Saturday; (803) 652-1142.
JIMMY'S (formerly Little Honky Tonk): 1602 Gordon Highway; karaoke/pool league tonight, Buckwheat Johnson and the Rock n' Blues Revue Friday, Buckwheat Johnson and eight-ball tournament Saturday, pool league Monday, karaoke with Blind Draw Darts and pool tournament; 560-0551.
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: 144 Eighth St.; Keith Gregory, $1 draft beer tonight, Sabo and the Scorchers with $1 Purple Hooter, $1 tequilla and $2 Miller Lite Friday; Medicine Hat Saturday; Paul Arrowwood with $1 Goldschlager and $2 Bud Light Monday; John Kolbeck with $1 tequila and $1 draft Tuesday and Wednesday and$1 Jagermeister and $2 domestic bottles Wednesday; 724-9457.
LAST CALL: 2701 Washington Road, behind Windsor Jewelers; animal hour ultimate weekend happy hour, two-for-one well drinks for women and two-for-one domestic beers for men 9-11 p.m. Saturday; Vanilla Ice Sept. 18, tickets now on sale; 738-8730.
LIMELITE CAFE: 1137 Agerton Lane; Matt and Kevin trivia tonight and Saturday, pool tournament at 11 p.m. on Tuesday; 731-0220.
LUCKY LADY'S BAR AND GRILL: Gordon Highway, between Fort Gordon Gates 1 and 2; Louie and The Bandits Friday and Saturday; 651-0110.
METRO A COFFEEHOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; Matthew Kahler with Josh Pierce 10 tonight; 722-6468.
MISS CAROLYN'S BAR AND GRILL: 2416 Windsor Spring Road; Good Time Band Friday; dart league Monday; pool Wednesday-Thursday; 798-6969. lu
MI RANCHO: 4645 Jefferson Davis Highway, Clearwater; Jason Sikes on Friday, karaoke Saturday; (803) 593-3850.
MODJESKA: 813 Broad St.; In the Mix with DJ Richie Rich tonight, DJ Ted Fortenberry Friday, and Groove International with DJ Carlitos Saturday; 303-9700.
MAYO'S TOWN TAVERN: 7669 Atomic Road; DJ Friday night; (803) 471-9244.
THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; Will Hogue tonight, No Face and Kill Radius Friday and Sixth Hour Saturday; 724-5399.
THE POURHOUSE: 1285 Broad St.; karaoke with The Girls 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. tonight, The Recaps featuring Sassy Brass 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday; 724-0632.
ROBBIE'S SPORTS BAR: 2834 Washington Road; 738-0866.
SHANNON'S FOOD AND SPIRITS: 300 Shartom Drive; karaoke with Peggy tonight, Greg Austin Friday, Kool Katz Saturday, Roulette Sunday, Bart Bell and Allen Black Wednesday; 860-0698.
SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; The Decrepits with Blue Collar/Blue Heart Thursday, (r)Evolution, dance mixes and review with DJ Solo Friday, and Distal with Pain Saver Wednesday; 724-8880; www.soulbar.com.
SQUEAKY'S TIP-TOP: 2596 Central Ave.; 738-8886.
STILLWATER TAP ROOM: 974 Broad St.; Rev. Jeff Mosier Friday, Brown Mountain Lights Saturday; 826-9857.
SURREY TAVERN; 471 Highland Ave; Eldorado Deluxe tonight, Soul Dimension Friday, Cagle's Choice Saturday, Keith Gregory Monday, the Pat Blanchard Band with special guest Tuesday, Pat Blanchard and Adam Hatfield Wednesday; 736-1221.
SWEET DREAMIN PUB AND LOUNGE: Belvedere-Clearwater Road, Clearwater; karaoke and DJ Friday and karaoke with Helen Hydrick Saturday; (803) 593-8302.
T.G.I. FRIDAY'S: 2800 Washington Road; Pat and Adam Sunday; 736-8888.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 649: 2430 Windsor Spring Road; Patty Friday and Mike Friday; 790-4282.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 3200: 1 Gun Club Road; bingo 7:30 p.m. tonight, steak night 6:30 p.m. Friday pool tournament 2 p.m. Sunday; 736-9046.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 10601: 250 Hudson Road; birthday party with band for people born in August, food and more Saturday; (803) 649-5781.
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; Flashback tonight-Saturday, and Happy Hour 11 a. m. to 8 p.m. daily, except Sunday; 868-5220.
WINE CELLAR: 215 Park Ave. S.E., Aiken; wine tasting with Bogie tonight , Will Austin 7-11 p.m. Friday, Dispatch 7 -11 p.m. Saturday; (803) 649-9463.