Ready for a night out? Here are some highlights of entertainment at Augusta area nightspots:
Ruskin performs at Joe's Underground, 144 Eighth St.
Tara Scheyer is at Fox's Lair, 349 Telfair St.
Last Call, 2701 Washington Road, gets your weekend started with Drink and Drown with DJ Sqwish.
The double bill at The Playground, 873 Broad St., features Jemani and Beyond the Ashes.
Atlanta's eclectic music man Col. Bruce Hampton plays with The Codetalkers (above) at The Mission, 11257 Broad St.
The Cubists are at Soul Bar, 984 Broad. St.
Fusion bluegrass? Ja, man: Dread Clampittt is at Still Water Tap Room, 974 Broad St., at 8 p.m. See their Web site, dreadclampitt.com.
The lineup at Sector 7G, 631 Ellis St., includes Beyond All Reason, In Darkness Shining, Then Came the Dawn, A Blessing in Tragedy and [filtered word] Biscuit.
Sector 7G also will welcome Sullivan, Far-Less, Chasing Victory, Beneath These Words, Transition and According to Plan.
Key: s - Dancing l - Live music n - Karaoke u - Games
Send your nightclub's entertainment or drink special information to ryan.wehmeyer@augusta chronicle.com, or call (706) 823-3220. Listings must be received by 6 p.m. Mondays for publication in the current week.
1102 BAR & GRILL: 1102 Broad St.; happy hour 3-7 p.m. daily; DJ Kenny Ray Sundays; steak night Mondays; trivia night (cash prizes) Tuesdays; F&B night Wednesdays; 364-4075. uln
ABBI'S COFFEE MILL AND ROASTERY: 408 Furys Ferry Road; 651-9111.
Allie katz bar & grill: 202 Hudson Trace off Stevens Creek Road; 667-9801.
THE BEE'S KNEES: 211 10th St.; happy hour 3-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 828-3600; www.beeskneestapas.com.
BACKYARD TAVERN: 218 S. Belair Road, Martinez; cookouts Saturdays, Sundays; darts Mondays; trivia with cash prizes Tuesdays; 869-8695.
BORDERS: 257 Robert C. Daniel Parkway; Joshua Gaye Friday; Bobby James Saturday; 737-6962. l
CADILLAC'S: 3328 Washington Road; Ladies Night with Steve Chappell tonight; DJ Big Easy Friday, Saturday; Monday Night Football and WWE; shag night Tuesday with dance lessons; karaoke with Steve Chappell and DJ Big Easy Wednesday; 364-2234. sln
CLUB ARGOS: 1923 Walton Way; DJ Eric's Dance Party tonight, Wednesday, Hot Traxx music videos Friday-Saturday; karaoke upstairs, $7 unlimited house-brand liquor, Bud Light on tap, no cover for members tonight; Video Dance Party with the Argos Angels 11:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $8 unlimited house-brand liquor; karaoke, dance, trivia, Casino Night, $1 cup of Bud Light draft, no cover Monday; trivia, bingo and pool tournament (sign up by 10:15 p.m.), $5 Long Island iced teas, super-size teas, no cover Tuesday; show at 11:30 p.m., $6 unlimited house-brand liquor, Bud Light on tap Wednesday; 481-8829; www.clubargos.net. nus
CLUB 706: 2623 Deans Bridge Road; Motown Thursdays with DJ Blind Man Ray; $3.50 margaritas all night, food and drink specials until 10 p.m.; Jeans and Moet Saturday; 771-1817; su
CLUB VELVET: 2306 Gordon Highway; Singles Night 9 p.m. Thursdays with DJ Mike, drink specials all night, no cover, women admitted free until 11 p.m. Fridays, 10 p.m. Saturdays, dress to impress; happy hour 5-9 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; free buffet 5-9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 738-5980.
COLISEUM: 1632 Walton Way; karaoke, dance Monday; karaoke Mondays 10 p.m.; Talent Tuesday and bingo; Full House, free draft beer Wednesday; 733-2603. un
COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane at Riverwalk Augusta; Chris and Daniel Friday; Keith Gregory Saturday; John Kolbeck Sunday; trivia and tunes with Cliff Bennett Wednesday; 724-4511. -
COYOTES: 2512 Peach Orchard Road; Ladies Night tonight; Weekend Party with the Rhes Reeves Band Friday-Saturday; $10 drink and drown Wednesday; 560-9245. l
CREAM: 1511 NORTH LEG ROAD; LADIES NIGHT FRIDAY, INCLUDES HAPPY HOUR 5:30 P.M., SPEED DATING 7:30 P.M., PROFESSIONAL MIXERS 9:30 P.M., entertainment 10 p.m., must be 25 and older and adhere to a strict dress code; doors open at 10 p.m. Saturdays with age limit 23 and up and a relaxed dress code; 733-3567.
CUZ'S BAR: 1979 Tobacco Road; College Game Day Saturdays; darts, Monday Night Football Mondays; pool teams Wednesdays-Thursdays; happy hour 2-7 p.m. daily; full-service restaurant now open for lunch and dinner; 790-4623. nu
THE EAGLES NEST: 640 Broad St.; 4-11 p.m. daily, 4-7 p.m. happy hour daily with $2.25 domestic beer; $6 Long Island iced teas tonight; karaoke on first Fridays; 722-4451.
FIVE PINES SALOON: 2301 Gordon Highway; karaoke Tuesdays; Shameless Dave and the Miracle Whips Fridays; 738-3273. l
FOX'S LAIR: 349 TELFAIR ST.; OPEN MICROPHONE TONIGHT; TARA SCHEYER Friday; Cabaret Night Saturday (sold out); 828-5600
gREENE STREETS: 402 11th St.; karaoke Monday-Saturday; 823-2002.
HALE TIKI: 660 Broad St.; happy hour 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday with two-for-one drink specials; 823-5713.
HONKY TONK: 1602 Gordon Highway; 560-0551. l
JOE'S UNDERGROUND: 144 Eighth St.; Ruskin tonight; Pit Boss Friday, Saturday; John Kolbeck Monday; Cliff Bennett Tuesday; Paul Arrowood Wednesday; 724-9457.
LAST CALL: 2701 Washington Road, behind Windsor Jewelers; Drink and Drown with DJ Sqwish Friday; Ladies Night with DJ Sqwish 10:30 p.m. Saturday; 738-8730.
LIMELITE CAFE: 1137 Agerton Lane; trivia with Matt and Kevin tonight and Saturdays; 731-0220. u
LITTLE RIVER ROADHOUSE: Six miles past Pollards Corner on Washington Road; karaoke with Chuck and Frances Fridays; entertainment Saturdays; 541-1145. n
MELLOW MUSHROOM: 1167 Broad St.; 828-5578. n
METRO A COFFEEHOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; Eryn Eubanks 2 p.m., Nu Jazz Project 10 p.m. Saturday; 722-6468.
MISS CAROLYN'S BAR AND GRILL: 2416 Windsor Spring Road; pool league Thursdays, Mondays, Wednesdays; DJ Tilmon Greene Fridays, Saturdays; 798-6969.
THE MISSION: 1157 Broad St.; Col. Bruce Hampton and The Codetalkers Saturday; Brother's Past Monday; $2 well drinks, drafts, domestic bottles Wednesdays; 722-1233. l
MODJESKA: 813 Broad St.; 303-9700; Lounge 101 tonight; DJ Kenny Ray Friday; DJ Casey Saturday; www.modjeskalounge.com. -
THE PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; open microphone with Woody tonight; Jemani, Beyond the Ashes Friday; The Fozzy Show, Tuesday; Krazy Karaoke Wednesdays; 724-5399; www.theplaygroundbar.com. l
RENAISSANCE PUB: 1034 Broad St.; Dirty Sons of Ireland Friday, no cover; smooth and sultry jazz by Hakim Rahsul and Company Saturday.
ROADRUNNER CAFE: 2508 Peach Orchard Road; Tony Moyer 7-10 p.m., two-for-one drinks Saturdays; karaoke Tuesdays; 790-8177.
ROOM 9: 913 Broad St.; JJ Maj and the Unpolished Brass Thursdays; J.A.R. Friday; Retro Stereo with DJ Saturdays; Lebowski Night with Smokey Tuesdays; Keith Gregory Wednesdays, $3 Crown Royals; 722-0460; www.room9lounge.com.
RUB IT INN LOUNGE: Gordon Highway between gates 1 and 2; karaoke Mondays-Thursdays; Southwinds Fridays-Saturdays; happy hour 4-7 p.m.; 651-0110.
SECTOR 7G: 631 Ellis St.; Beyond All Reason, In Darkness Shining, Then Came the Dawn, A Blessing in Tragedy, [filtered word] Biscuit Saturday; Sullivan, Far-Less, Chasing Victory, Beneath These Words, Transition, According to Plan Tuesday.
SHANNON'S: 300 Shartom Drive; karaoke with Peggy tonight, Saturday; Kool Katz Friday; karaoke with Peggy, Georgia vs. LSU football game Saturday; Roulette Sunday; Bart Bell and Shelly Watkins Wednesday; 860-0698.
SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; We Jam Econo, Story of the Minutemen film 9 and 11 tonight, $5; new art and late-night mix Friday; The Cubists Saturday; live jazz Wednesdays; 724-8880; www.soulbar.com. l
STILL water Tap Room: 974 Broad St.; Chris Sharp and the David Long Band Friday; Dread Clampitt Saturday; $2 pint night Tuesday; happy hour 4-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 826-9857; www.stillwater taproom.com. l
SURREY TAVERN: 471 HIGHLAND AVE.; 736-1221. l
TAP TAP: 1032 Broad St.; $2 Sangrias and high gravity beers 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 722-7738.
THE VENUE: 943 Ellis St.; 726-4379 or 821-6896. lu
WHEELER TAVERN: 3664 Wheeler Road; DJ Glen Beasley Friday-Saturday; happy hour 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 868-5220. un
WILD WING CAFE: 3035 Washington Road; Pat Blanchard Band, $3 UV Martini Madness; $3 Jager bombs, $1 Lemon Drops Friday; College Game Day, $5 pitchers Long Island, Long Beach, Electric Lemonade Saturday; Jayson Sabo, NFL Sunday, $2 domestic bottles; Monday Night Football bingo, trivia with Matt and Kevin, F&B happy hour at 10 p.m., $2 Bud and Bud Light, $15 120-ounce Bud vessels; Live and Local Tuesdays, $2 Jack's Pumpkin Spice Ale and Shiner Bock; $2 vodka drinks and tequila shots Wednesday; 364-9453; www.wildwingcafe.com. l
THE COUNTRY RANCH: 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island; turkey shoot, nine-ball tournament, Cutting Edge Band Friday; turkey shoot, Goodtimes karaoke Saturday; NASCAR Sunday; (803) 867-2388. ln
FISHBOWL LOUNGE: 2248 Lumpkin Road; karaoke Fridays and Saturdays; dart leagues Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays; blind-draw darts Saturdays; 790-6810. un
SILVER BULLET LOUNGE: 2423 Milledgeville Road; band tonight-Saturday and karaoke Wednesday, $2 bar drinks 8:30-11 p.m. today and Wednesdays; 737-6134. ln
POOL, SPORTS BARS
BALLROOM BILLIARDS: 978 Broad St.; 5 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Monday-Friday and 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday; three tables, including two Olhausen Pro tables; eight-ball and nine-ball games of choice; 722-7707. u
BIGGIE'S SPORTS BAR: 1102B Broad St.; Detox 10:30 p.m. Saturday; 364-4498. u
THE BREAK ROOM: 1593 Whiskey Road, Aiken; 6 p.m. to midnight Monday-Wednesday and 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday-Saturday; 20 tables, eight-ball game of choice; karaoke with Tom Mitchell 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Thursdays; (803) 649-7045. u
CINDY'S SPORTS BAR: 2320 Gordon Highway; Mike Barrero, DJ and karaoke Fridays and Saturdays; 737-0905. u
CITY BILLIARDS: 208 Richland Ave. W., Aiken; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday-Sunday; eight-ball and nine-ball games of choice; (803) 649-7362. u
CUE AND BREW: 2854 Washington Road; 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. Monday-Friday; 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday; two tables, eight-ball game of choice; happy hour all day Monday and Tuesday, free pool Tuesday; $1 gelatin shooters nightly; 737-6008. u
FINISH LINE CAFE: 3960 WRIGHTSBORO ROAD; DART LEAGUES WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY; DJ, DANCING FRIDAY; DJ, DANCING, KARAOKE SATURDAY; DART LEAGUE, NASCAR SUNDAY; POOL TOURNAMENT MONDAY; $5 WING SPECIAL, LADIES NIGHT SPECIAL TUESDAY; 855-5999.
GOONEY'S BILLARDS AND GRILL: 2260 Wheeless Road; 10 pool tables, including four coin tables, four time tables, bumper pool and snooker table; grill is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday night dinner specials; 18 and older; smoking allowed; (706) 736-0005.
INFIELD SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 719 Main St., New Ellenton; pool tournament tonight; league practice Monday; league night 8 p.m. Tuesday; free pool Wednesday; (803) 652-1142. u
JIMMY'S: 1602 Gordon Highway; steel-tip dart league and pool league, bucket beer special Monday; soft-tip dart tournament, eight-ball pool tournament, karaoke Tuesday; women's pool league, bucket-beer special Wednesday; men's pool league, steel-tip dart tournament Thursday; Buckwheat Johnson, soft-tip dart tournament, eight-ball pool tournament Friday; Buckwheat Johnson Saturday; 560-0551. ul
LYNNY'S TAVERN AND GRILL: 509 Clearwater Road, Belvedere; 10 a.m. to midnight Monday-Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday; and 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday; 10 tables, nine-ball game of choice; (803) 819-3546. u
PRO BILLIARDS: 2609 Peach Orchard Road; 4 p.m. to midnight Monday-Thursday; 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. Friday-Saturday; and 6 to midnight Sunday; 16 tables, including billiards tables; 560-0888. u
RACK & GRILL: 3481 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez; 8 a.m. until Monday-Saturday and 2 p.m. until Sunday; eight-ball game of choice; 855-7534. u
RIVERFRONT PUB AND SPORTS: 533 Broad St.; 10 to 2 a.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 a.m. Sunday; 15 tables, eight-ball, cutthroat games of choice; 722-4678. u
ROBBIE'S SPORTS BAR: 2834 Washington Road; 2 p.m. to 3 a.m. Monday-Friday; noon to 2:30 a.m. Saturday and noon to 2 a.m. Sunday; 16 tables, nine-ball game of choice; free draft and pool, $8 cover tonight; DJ and drink specials Friday-Saturday; F&B Night Sunday; karaoke Monday; pool league and darts, $1.50 draft for military Tuesday; free beer and pool, $8 cover Wednesday; 738-0866. u
BLUES AND JAZZ
CAFE DU TEAU: 1855 Central Ave.; piano Friday, Saturday; jazz Sunday; 733-3505. l
PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way; 737-8888.
THE PRIVATE 'I': 2507 Thomas Lane at Jennings Road; DJ Thursday, Sunday; 793-9944.
SOULTRY Sounds Cafe and LOUNGE: 1035 Ellis St.; Poetry Night 9-11:30 p.m. Thursdays; Flashback Fridays with old school music, live DJ Fridays; live band Saturday; all-night happy hour and Monday Night football 8 p.m.; live jazz 8-11 p.m. Tuesdays; dinner and movie Four Brothers 8 p.m. Wednesdays, $11.99 per person; reservations required, call 303-2400 or 627-1050.
HOTEL AIKEN: 235 Richland Ave., Aiken; DJ Murl Augustine tonight; Tony Williams and the Blues Express Friday; Bogie Saturday; karaoke Wednesdays; (803) 648-4265. nu
LOCALS NEIGHBORHOOD OYSTER BAR: 1208 Whiskey Road, Aiken; karaoke Saturdays, Wednesdays; (803) 649-0082. n
AIKEN BREWING CO.: 140 Laurens St. S.W.; (803) 502-0707.
PAT'S MARTINI BAR: 201 Richland Ave.; Preston and Weston Thursdays; Robert, team trivia Saturdays; (803) 648-1028.
WINE CELLAR: 215 Park Ave. S.E., Aiken; wine-tasting tonight; live entertainment Friday and Saturday; (803) 649-9463.
WHISKEY JUNCTION: 1212 Whiskey Road, Aiken; DJ Paul Thursdays, Saturdays; karaoke Sundays; (803) 649-0794. ln
NORTH AUGUSTA, BEECH ISLAND, MIDLAND VALLEY
HOZE'S: 793 Belvedere-Clearwater Road, North Augusta; karaoke or live music Friday, Saturday; free pool Tuesdays; (803) 593-6633.
MAMA BEAR'S: 900 Main St., New Ellenton; (803) 652-3769.
MI RANCHO: 4645 JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY; KARAOKE FRIDAYS; (803) 593-3850.
the zone: U.S. Highway 1, Graniteville; nine-ball pool tournament tonight; karaoke Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; dancing with Music Man and DJ Fridays, Saturdays; eight-ball pool tournament Saturdays; (803) 663-0063. usn
AMERICAN LEGION Post 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; bingo 7:30 p.m. Friday, Wednesday; dinner 6:30 p.m., dance 8 p.m. Saturday; 733-4069. us
AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; dinner 7 p.m. and dance 8 p.m. Friday; bingo 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; pool tournament 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays; 733-5184.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 192: Legion Road, Evans; 863-8728.
ELKS AUGUSTA LODGE 205: 205 ELKDOM Court, near River Watch and Furys Ferry off Parish Road; 860-3223. s
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES NO. 1197: 1999 Scott Road; bingo 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Mondays, Tuesdays and 1:30 p.m. Sundays; band 8:30 p.m. Saturdays; steak supper 6:30 p.m. first Saturdays; 790-8040. lu
VFW post 3200: 2901 Gun Club Road; pool tournament 2 p.m. Sundays; 736-9046. u