THURSDAY 1/3

BAD ALBERT'S--Annieville Blues, free

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Jaded Lane, Yakov, Pop Interstate, $5

* BENAROYA HALL--Seattle Symphony w/ Kathleen Battle, $26/$80

CENTRAL SALOON--Little Big Man, $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--McSorely's Reeks, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--The Kwabs, the Pharmacy, $6

FIRESIDE ROOM--Mike Strickland, free

FLOYD'S PLACE--Combo Craig

GRACELAND--All About Lupo, Ambitious Career Woman, Black Eagle, $6

GROUND ZERO (BELLEVUE)--Open mic (6:30 pm, all ages), free

HURRICANE CAFE--La'vela, $5

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--Anna Sabin, the Whores, $5

J&M CAFE--Herding Cats, free

JAZZ ALLEY--Jim Ferguson Trio, $15.50/$17.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S--The Mark Whitman Big Band w/ Sweet Talkin' Jones, $5

* LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Willie Vlautin, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Jerry & the Philbillys

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Open mic (8 pm, all ages), free

MULLEADY'S PUB--Open mic, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Ham Carson Quartet, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Open mic

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Bee Craft

PEACE CAFE--Open mic, free

PINK DOOR--Lonnie Williams, free

RAIN DANCER--Eaton Hay, Manik, free

RAINBOW--Hot Pony, Paul Benoit Band, $7

ROCK BOTTOM--San Pedro Circus (5:30 pm, all ages), free

SCARLET TREE--Das Root w/ Reggie Watts, P.K., $6

SEATTLE ART MUSEUM--Total Experience Gospel Choir (5:30 pm, all ages), $7

ST. CLOUDS--The Electrodes

* SUNSET TAVERN--Monty Banks & the Highrollers, DJ Leslie $, $7

THOMPSON'S--Blue Gypsies, free

TOI--Danya, DJ Killabee, free

TRACTOR TAVERN--Jerry Joseph, Drive-By Truckers, $8

TRAVELERS--Open mic, free

WASABI BISTRO--Altered States, free


FRIDAY 1/4

ARTEMIS GALLERY--Peter Mulvey

BACCANO--Brian Nova Trio, free

* BALTIC ROOM--Jumbalaya

* BENAROYA HALL--Seattle Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth, $10/$64

BIT SALOON--Dana Lupinacci & the Jive Guys

BLACK LAB GALLERY--Open mic, free

BOHEMIAN BACKSTAGE--Apple Gabriel w/ Katt, $10

BOHEMIAN CAFE--DJ D (R&B), $10

* BREAKROOM--The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, Jodie Watts, $6

CAFE VENUS--Joey Piss Drunk Rock Opera, $3

CENTRAL SALOON--Point One, Face Plant, Room Zero, $8/$10

CONOR BYRNE'S--Rick May & Gil Yslas, $3

CONTOUR--5 Senses: Liver B, Mother's Milk

* CROCODILE CAFE--2002 Elvis Invitationals, $12/$14

DOC MAYNARD'S--The Beatniks, $10

FADO--The Superficial

FIDDLER'S INN--Danny Godinez Band, $2

FIRESIDE ROOM--Mike Strickland, free

FLOYD'S PLACE--K.W. Miller

* GRACELAND--Ron Jeremy w/ Drop Six, DJ Cherry Canoe, $12

* I-SPY--Home Alive CD II release w/ the Gossip, Carrie Akre, the Pinkos, Lesliwood, Going South, Graig Markel, Sanford Arms, $7

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--Kled, Luster Coat, Komatsu Blue, Hailee, $5

JAZZ ALLEY--Winard Harper Sextet, $15.50/$17.50

KELLS--Corner Bhoys w/ Michael Chang

LAKEPOINTE--Liquor Box, Underride, the Merchants

LAST SUPPER CLUB--Plush: Tommy Martin & Tor, $10

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--John Stephan Band, free

LITTLE RED HEN--The Wild Turkeys

MULLEADY'S PUB--Reason for Ruin, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Don Goodwin Band, $10

* OLD FIRE HOUSE (REDMOND)--Unexpected Arrival, Byrdie, Terry Cerillo, Non Pareilyx, Mr. Dog (8 pm, all ages), $5

OLD PEQULIAR--Combustion Collective

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Owl 'n' Thistle Band

PARADOX THEATER--Havalina Rail Co., Suffering & the Hideous Thieves, Saeta (8 pm, all ages), $7

* PARAMOUNT THEATRE--Mandy Patinkin, $29.50/$49.50

PLANET HOT ROD--Suffergauge, Hate Fist, Seatown Manglers, $5

RAGING RIVER SALOON--John Hodgekins

RAINBOW--Michael Williams Band, Tyler Allen, $8

REDHOOK BREWERY--Romales, free

SECOND AVENUE PIZZA--Planet Pop (7 pm, all ages), free

SERAFINA--Woody Woodhouse

SHABBAZZ CAFE--Open mic, $5

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--Afrodisiacs, $8

* SIT & SPIN--Sweet Science, Super Magnificent Action Trio, $5

ST. CLOUDS--Looking For Sailors

* SUNSET TAVERN--Rockaroake w/ the Legendary George Jefferson Airplane, $5

TOMMY'S--M-Set, Ragamuffin, Gas Kings, $5

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Hank Williams Wednesday (Friday Edition), $8

ZAK'S--Idol Threats, 26,000 Volts, Sickness, $5


SATURDAY 1/5

BAD ALBERT'S--The Alice Stuart Band, $2

* BENAROYA HALL--Seattle Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth, $10/$64

BIT SALOON--Blumeadows

BLACKTHORNE VILLAGE PUB--Rant 'n' Raven, $3

BOHEMIAN BACKSTAGE--Apple Gabriel w/ Katt, $10

BOHEMIAN CAFE--DJ D (R&B), $10

* BREAKROOM--Mandonna, The Ho-Ho's, $6

CAFE VENUS--Sinvitational Music Night, $5

CENTRAL SALOON--Stranger Neighbor, $8/$10

CENTURY BALLROOM--Salsa

CONOR BYRNE'S--John Weiss & Reggie Miles, $3

* CROCODILE CAFE--Sanford Arms, the Walkabouts, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, $8

DOC MAYNARD'S--Crossfire, $10

ELYSIAN--The Souvenirs, Dead Wood, $6

* EMP--Joanne Brackeen, $18/$20

FADO--Kennedy Brothers

FIDDLER'S INN--Blue Madness w/ Eric Madis, $2

FIRESIDE ROOM--Mike Strickland, free

GALWAY ARMS--John Shipe

* GRACELAND--Botch, Himsa, Vendetta Red, Hardesty, $8

HANA'S--Open mic, free

HURRICANE CAF:--Soul Nagro, Morge, Semesus, $5

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--Rotton Apples, guests, $5

* JAZZ ALLEY--Winard Harper Sextet, $15.50/$17.50

KELLS--Corner Bhoys w/ Michael Chang

LAKEPOINTE--Liquid Messiah, IVAN, SixFootSavage

LITTLE RED HEN--The Wild Turkeys

LOBO INN--Slop Shot, Apiori, free

LULU'S--Fyckl, Robby Durham, Sol Calderon, Speedbump

MONA'S--Urban Oasis, free

MONKEY PUB--Optimist Rhyme, 100th Monkey, $3

MULLEADY'S PUB--Fading Collection w/ Electric Ottoman, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Blues Orbitors, $10

O'SHEA'S--Dave Hates Chico

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Good Boy Bren, $5

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Danny Godinez Band

PARADOX THEATER--Defiance, Virus 9, Wormwood, Freeverse (8 pm, all ages), $7

PLANET HOT ROD--Last of Our Tribe, Who Cares?, $5

RAGING RIVER SALOON (FALL CITY)--Hudson Blues Band

RAIN DANCER--Single Wide, Optimus Rhyme, $5

RAINBOW--Michael Williams Band, Bandersnatch, $8

REDHOOK BREWERY--Freestyle Candela, free

ROCKSPORT--Rockaroke, $5

SERAFINA--Alma Villegas

* SIT & SPIN--The Tremens, Dorkweed (CD release), Lesliwood, $6

ST. CLOUDS--Susanna Rojas & the Outskirts

ST. MARY'S CATHEDRAL--Capella Romana: Music for the Fall of Constantinople, $15/$18

* STELLA PIZZA--The Lashes, the Popular Shapes, Cavity Creeps, $5

* SUNSET TAVERN--Boss Martians, the Stuck Ups, the Girls, $6

TOMMY'S--Men From Mars, Slink, the Mu, $5

TOWN HALL--Bach Family Chamber Music, $11/$21

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Rai, Organica, $6

ZAK'S--Hot Rod Lunatics, Mad Bombers, Short Fuse, Hung Dice, Slop Shot, $5


SUNDAY 1/6

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Rocket In My Pocket (4 pm, all ages), $5

* BALTIC ROOM--Smack

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Martin Ross Band

CENTRAL SALOON--SMO Showcase w/ One Less Human, Bobbitt, Metal Leviathan, Static Bloom (3 pm)

CHINA JADE--Dennis Shadduck, free

FIDDLER'S INN--Tom Parker, Joy Mills, $1

FLAME--San Pedro Circus, Shelix, $3

FLOYD'S PLACE--Jennifer Savage

* GRACELAND--The Bronze, Charming Snakes, the Divorce, $6

HABANA'S RESTAURANT--Quasi Nada

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--Age of Reason

IRISH EMIGRANT--McGnarley's Rant

* JAZZ ALLEY--Winard Harper Sextet, $15.50/$17.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Roger Rogers Band, $5

LITTLE RED HEN--Jerry and the PhilBillys

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Dan Greenblatt Band, $5

O'SHEA'S--Open mic

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Danny Godinez Band

RAINBOW--The Berry Brothers, $3

ST. CLOUDS--Trevor Wheetman

SUNSET TAVERN--Crack Sabbath, $7

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Hepititis C benefit w/ Jr. Cadillac, the John Hodgkins Band, Timothea, $15/$20

* TULA'S--Reggie Goings & Hadley Caliman Quintet, $7

ZAK'S--The Adhesives, Under Fire, Final Submission, $4


MONDAY 1/7

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Aaron Semer, Charlie Spring, Lil' Puddin', Leane Wilkins Band, $5

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Brian Nova & Funk 69

CAFE SOLSTICE--Chris Harrington

CONTOUR--Urban Tongue

FIDDLER'S INN--Open Mic, free

* GRACELAND--The Blood Brothers, Pretty Girls Make Graves, DJ Franki Chan, $3

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The New Orleans Quintet, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Karl Haug

RAINBOW--Oxygen Lounge, $3

ST. CLOUDS--Tom Bennett & the Rolling Blackouts

SUNSET TAVERN--Knitting Factory: Joe Doria, John Wicks, $5

THERMO'S--Open mic

TOMMY'S--Dub: DJ Engage, free


TUESDAY 1/8

AVENUE ONE--Woody Woodhouse, free

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Accidentals, Amazon Beast, Ambitious Woman, $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--Open mic, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--Catahoula Hounds, Midnight Thunder Express, High Beams, $6

DUBLINER--Open mic

EL NI--O--Andre Feriante, free

GALWAY ARMS--Open mic

* GRACELAND--Feed, guests, $5

IRISH EMIGRANT--Jam on White Bread

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Tim Turner Band, $5

LITTLE RED HEN--Tommy Westley & Don Kellogg

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--File Gumbo Zydeco Band, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE--B-Bop & Destruction

PINK DOOR--Tony Yazzolino, Steve Kemke, free

RAIN DANCER--Singer/Songwriter Showcase, free

RAINBOW--Hair of the Dog, $5

* RE-BAR--Local 101: The Whores, Schoolyard Heroes, $5

* SUNSET TAVERN--The Alternative Health Care Access Campaign Fundraiser w/ Larry Barrett, Jessee Sykes, guests, $5/$10

VICTROLA COFFEE & ART--The Yes Yes Boys, free

WASABI BISTRO--Altered States, free

ZAK'S--Human Error, Scarp, Peppermint, $4


WEDNESDAY 1/9

AGUA VERDE CAFE--Zhaoui

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Otis P. & the Jive Funk, the Troy Spence Project, $5

BIT SALOON--Rambling Roberts

BLACKTHORNE VILLAGE PUB--Rant 'n' Raven

CENTRAL SALOON--Last of Our Tribe, Honey Hush, Loophole, $5

COFFEE MESSIAH--Open mic (8 pm, all ages), free

CONOR BYRNE'S--The Blues Society, free

CROCODILE--Ghostman on Third, the Marazene Heartbeat Clock, Winter in August, $6

GRACELAND--No Complaints, By-Product, guests, $5

HURRICANE CAFE--Frank Roberts Plus, $5

* I-SPY--Loveage: Dan the Automator, Mike Patton, Kid Koala, Jennifer Charles, $16

JAZZ ALLEY--John Patitucci, $15.50/$19.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Charles White's All-Star Blues Jam, $5

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Pacific Lutheran University Jazz Combo, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Floyd Standifer, free

OLD TIMER'S CAFE--Dr. Sax

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Sweet Juice

PINK DOOR--Julie Cascioppo, free

RAIN DANCER--Open mic, free

RAINBOW--Siamese, $5

SCARLET TREE--206 Ribshack: Ernest Humphry, Thaddius Turner, Gerald Turner, Davy C, Mark Cardenas, $3

SERAFINA--Alex Guilbert

SIT & SPIN--Poetry Slam w/ Blue Glove Club, $4

* SUNSET TAVERN--Rockaraoke w/ the Legendary George Jefferson Airplane, $5

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Hank Williams Revue, $6

TULA'S--Marc Smason & Joanne Klein

UGLY MUG CAFE--Open mic

WIT'S END--Open mic, $2