THURSDAY 2/14

BAD ALBERT'S--Mark Dufresne, free

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--3D, $5

CENTRAL SALOON--Nuffsed, $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--The Raybone Experience, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--Indie Rock Valentine II: The Metal Years w/ the Ruby Doe, the Bronze, Bearskin Rugburn, the New Mexicans, $6

DEUX TAMALES--Cantalma, free

FIRESIDE ROOM--Mike Strickland, free

FLAME--Ediadio, $4

FLOYD'S PLACE--Combo Craig

GALWAY ARMS--Acoustic Blues Review

GRACELAND--Tiger Army, Nekromantix, Graveyard Shift, Mea Culpa (7 pm, all ages), $10

HOKUM HALL--Funny Valentine Recital: Dennis James, Hokum W. Jeebs, Connie Corrick, $14

HOPVINE--Kareem Kandi w/ Will Blair & Julian MacDonough, free

HURRICANE CAFE--Electric Orchid, $5

* I-SPY--Minus the Bear, Light Heavyweight, $5

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--Brandy Carlile, Age of Reason, $5

IRISH EMIGRANT--Tom Cregan

J&M CAFE--Herding Cats, free

JAZZ ALLEY--Marcus Miller, $19.50/$26.50

KELLS--Pat Buckely

* LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Danny Barnes & Laura Veirs, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Al Foul & the Shakes, free

LOCK AND KEEL--Ivon Craig & Mike Dumovich, $10

MEANY THEATER--Love Notes, $5/$8

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Ham Carson Quintet, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Susan Robkin, Big Spoon

* PARADOX THEATER--Dolour, Wonderful, Hidari Mae (8 pm, all ages), $7

PARAGON--HB Radke & the Jet City Swingers, free

PARAMOUNT THEATRE--Down From The Mountain: Alison Krauss & Union Station, Emmylou Harris, Patty Loveless, $47/$77

PEARL COFFEEHOUSE--Floss (9 pm, all ages)

PINK DOOR--Lonnie Williams Trio, free

PRIVATE SCREENING VINTAGE CLOTHING-- Lady Krishna's Peppermint Lounge

RAIN DANCER--Changes Daily, the Janeways, Absolute Everywhere, Rob Crotty Band, free

RAINBOW--Crack Sabbath, $8

* RE-BAR--Pho Bang! w/ Tracy + the Plastics, Ursula & the Androids, Jackie & the Control Tops, $6

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

SEATTLE ART MUSEUM--Floyd Standifer, Bill Wallace Quartet (5:30 pm, all ages), $7

* SIT & SPIN--Boss Martians, Throwrag, Catahoula Hounds, $7

* SONIC BOOM RECORDS (BALLARD)--Blue States (6 pm, all ages), free

ST. CLOUDS--Luna Nueva

* SUNSET TAVERN--Bizarre Love Bazaar: Stagger Lee, the Lasts of the V8s, the High Beams, $3/$5

THOMPSON'S--Blue Gypsies, free

TOI--Moodswings: Danya w/ DJ Killabee, free

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Program benefit w/ Jo Miller & the Burly Roughnecks, the Donnettes, MSW Band, Roy Kay Trio, $7/$20

ZAK'S--Bicycle, the Octabites, Painting Daisies, Degraded, $5


FRIDAY 2/15

AURAFICE--Phoebe Kreutz (9 pm, all ages), free

BACCANO--Brian Nova Trio, free

BAIT-HOUSE--Ty Bailie Trio, $3

BALTIC ROOM--Jumbalaya

BLUE MOON TAVERN--Daddy Treetops, Blue Healers BOHEMIAN BACKSTAGE--Big Youth, $10

CADDYSHACK--Chester Alley Blues Band

* CAFE VENUS--Love & Lust Ball w/ the Cyclone Killers, Corrine Rose, Johnny Mercury Quintet

CENTRAL SALOON--Jaded Mary, Surreal Sutra, Slink, $8/$10

COFFEE MESSIAH--Aaron Mannino, Little LuAnn, In Collision (8 pm, all ages), $2

* COMET TAVERN--The Stuck Ups, the Last of the V8s, $3

CONOR BYRNE'S--Skip 'n' Finn, $3

CONTOUR--Tommy Martin, Tor Dietrichson, Trick Deck

* CROCODILE CAFE--Dudley Manlove Quartet, $10

DOC MAYNARD'S--The Beatniks, $10

* EMP--Festival Sundiata NW hiphop showcase: Candidt, Spinnovaters, Cool Nutz, Byrdie, Central Intelligence (8:30 pm, all ages), $10/$12

FADO--Them Blokes

FIRESIDE ROOM--Mike Strickland, free

FLOYD'S PLACE--K.W. Miller

FORECASTERS (WOODINVILLE)--Little Bill & the Bluenotes, free

FREMONT UNCONVENTIONAL CENTER--LOVE: The Flood, Elevated Elements, North African Dancing, Dirty Devin, Open mic, $7/$10

GALWAY ARMS--KW Miller

* GRACELAND--Dick Dale, guests (10 pm), $13

GRACELAND--Hatebreed, Himsa, Champion, Diecast (6 pm, all ages), $10

GRATEFUL BREAD--Les Barker, Jon Pfaff

HOPVINE--Johnny Ross

* HURRICANE CAFE--Ripley, Boy Next Door, $5

* I-SPY--Moth, Alien Crime Syndicate (6 pm, all ages), $1.07

* I-SPY--Guardian Alien, Crystal Radio, Weary (10 pm), $7

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--Single Wide, Rural Pictures, Unsmashable Riff Brokers, $5

J&M CAFE--Cool Ade, $8

JAZZ ALLEY--Marcus Miller, $19.50/$26.50

KELLS--Grafton Street

KIRKLAND PERFORMANCE CENTER--Street Sounds (8 pm, all ages)

KISMET--Paula B. N. Maya, free

LAKEPOINTE--Clintch, Room Zero, $5

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--From Underneath, $10

LATONA PUB--Eric Madis

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Tony Coleman Band, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Buckaroo Blues, free

* LOCK & KEEL--Firstname Lastname, Static Cling

LOTTIE MOTTS--Greg Spence Wolf

MARINA CANTINA--The Believers

* MOORE THEATRE--Laurie Anderson, $26/$46

* MONKEY PUB--Neb, Totfinder

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Mac Pack, $10

* OLD FIRE HOUSE (REDMOND)--Waxwing, Minus the Bear, Smokers Die Younger (8 pm, all ages), $6

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Kennedy Brothers

PARADOX THEATER--Acceptance, Gatsbys American Dream, the Home Team (7 pm, all ages), free

* PARAMOUNT THEATRE--Down From The Mountain: Alison Krauss & Union Station, Emmylou Harris, Patty Loveless, $47/$77

PINK DOOR--Zazou, free

RAGING RIVER SALOON--Tube Kings

RAIN DANCER--Subdwellers, Every Last One, Bendt, Undercurrent, $5

RAINBOW--Crack Sabbath, $8

REDHOOK BREWERY--BeeCraft, free

SCARLET TREE--Elite, $7

SECOND AVENUE PIZZA--The Villians (9 pm, all ages), free

SERAFINA--Andrea Dupree

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--Afrodisiacs, $8

SHOWBOX--Star 101.50 Singles Party: Hit Explosion, the Retros, $14/$16

SIT & SPIN--Fighting Machinists, M-Set, Fame in Failure, $7

ST. CLOUDS--Alice Stuart

* SUNSET TAVERN--The Catheters, the Dark Places, the Hunches, $6

TOMMY'S--Ivan, Victim By Design, Monotone Pictures, $5

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Actual Tigers, the Lawnmowers, the Binge, $8

* VICTROLA COFFEE & ART--The Trachtenberg Family Slideshow Players (8 pm, all ages), free

* WALDO'S--The Heaters (CD release), One Eyed Jack

ZAK'S--NW Breeders, Hot Rod Lunatics, Load Levelers, Insults, $5


SATURDAY 2/16

ARTEMIS GALLERY--Kathrin Shorr & Tim Burlingame

BAD ALBERT'S--Little Bill & the Bluenotes, $2

BAIT-HOUSE--Bob Early Trio, $3

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Nail Soup Blues Band, Leanne Wilkins, Aaron Semer, $7

BENAROYA HALL--Jewish & Sufi Chants w/ Neshama Carlebach & Taneen, $20/$30

BIT SALOON--The Jersey Sweep, free

BLACKTHORNE VILLAGE PUB--The Lizard Kings, Rant 'n' Raven, $3

BLUE MOON TAVERN--No Soap Radio, free

BOHEMIAN BACKSTAGE--Big Youth, $10

CADDYSHACK--Stickshift Annie & the Overdrive

CAFE SOLSTICE--Susan Harper, Sheryl Diane, Greg Dember, Stephan Moody, Arlette Speller, MC Moody (8 pm, all ages), free

* CAFE VENUS--Ill Lit, Alison Wonderland

CENTRAL SALOON--Michael Dickes Situation, 3 Shades of Gray, $8/$10

CENTURY BALLROOM--Cambalache, $10

CONOR BYRNE'S--Ravensreel, $4

* CROCODILE CAFE--The Turn-Ons, Voyager One, the Stratford 4, $7

DOC MAYNARD'S--The Black Vinyl Allstars, $10

EAST WEST BOOKS--SisterMonk, $12/$15

* EASY STREET RECORDS (BALLARD)-- The Heaters (7 pm, all ages), free

* ELYSIAN--Robb Benson & Johnny Sangster, free

* EMP--Sound Off!: Steve Koozer, Orizon, Sub-Motive (8:30 pm, all ages), $5/$7

EUROPEAN KITCHEN--Grey Beairde, free

FIRESIDE ROOM--Mike Strickland, free

FORECASTERS (WOODINVILLE)--Toast, free

GALWAY ARMS--The Owl 'n' Thistle Band

* GRACELAND--Post-Valentine's Ball w/ Pretty Girls Make Graves, Visqueen, the Red Light Sting, DJ Dann Gallucci, $8

HIGHLINER--The Jelly Rollers, free

HOPVINE--Cantalama

HURRICANE CAF:--Southern Justice, Second Hand Casket, $5

* I-SPY--Loaded, Lloyd's Rocket, the Bronze, the Stuck Ups, $8

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--The Purrs, Radio Unfriendly, Jodie Watts, $5

JAZZ ALLEY--Marcus Miller, $19.50/$26.50

KELLS--Grafton Street

LAKEPOINTE--Feast of Friends, Face Plant, Enkrya, $5

LARRY'S--Korla Wygal, $10

LATONA PUB--1,2,3

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Tony Coleman Band, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Buckaroo Blues, free

LOCK AND KEEL--Suretoss, the Malinks

* MOORE THEATRE--Laurie Anderson, $26/$46

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Hand to Mouth (8:30 pm, all ages), $5

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Rent Collectors, $10

O'SHEA'S--The Bradbury Press

OLD PEQULIAR--Tiny Giants

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Whiskey & The Devil, $5

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Jam on White Bread

* PARADOX THEATER--Terror Sheets, Shoes for December, Jesse Boggs, Amy Blashke (8 pm, all ages), $7

PARAGON--Lady A & the Baby Blues Band, free

PINK DOOR--Shoehorn, free

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

RAIN DANCER--Stolen Ogre, $5

RAINBOW--Hot Pony, Happy Savage, $8

REDHOOK BREWERY--PK, free

ROCKSPORT--Kim Virant, Bathtub Gin, Shinola, $7

SCARLET TREE--Elite, $7

SECOND AVENUE PIZZA--Drowning in Lethe, Carmenzito, Gods Among Men, Meh (8 pm, all ages), free

SERAFINA--Ruthie Dornfeld, John Miller

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--2000 Degrees ('80s dance hits), $8

* SIT & SPIN--Heather Duby, Orbiter, Neo, $7

ST. CLOUDS--Black Velvet

* STELLA PIZZA--Moral Crux, the Glory Holes, St. Louis Smiles

SUNSET TAVERN--Deer Whistle, $5

* THEATER OFF JACKSON--Cookie, Visqueen, the Lashes (8 pm, all ages), $6

TOMMY'S--Nyce, Custom Hustler, Stella 7, $5

TRACTOR TAVERN--NW Irish Pipers Club Tionol, $10

TROLLEYMAN PUB--Seattle Rhythm Quartet, free

ZAK'S--Firecrotch, Mindshaker, Sod Hauler, Burbanks, $5


SUNDAY 2/17

ACORN--Andrea Dupree, David Pascal, Greg Fulton

BALTIC ROOM--Smack

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Martin Ross Band

BENAROYA HALL--Jewish & Sufi Chants w/ Neshama Carlebach & Taneen, $20/$30

CENTRAL SALOON--Little Big Man, $5

CHINA JADE--Dennis Shadduck, free

CONOR BYRNE'S--Irish Piper's Club Tionol, free

EMP--Marcia Ball, Alice Stuart (8 pm, all ages), $15/$17

FADO--Traditional Irish Session

FIDDLER'S INN--Eric Eshleman, $1

FLOYD'S PLACE--Jennifer Savage

GRACELAND--Drunk Horse, Federation X, Shake City, Party Time, $7

HABANA'S RESTAURANT--Quasi Nada

HOKUM HALL--Musique de Salon: Dannis James, Robert Korda, $14

HOPVINE--Marc Olsen

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--James Whiton & the Jazz Rednecks, $5

JAZZ ALLEY--Marcus Miller, $19.50/$26.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Carolyn Wonderland, $5

LITTLE RED HEN--Jerry & the Philbillys, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--The Duwamish, $6

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Danny Godinez

PARAGON--Park Olsen, free

PINK DOOR--Shoehorn, free

RAIN DANCER--Run For Cover, $2

RAINBOW--Paul Benoit y las Senoritas, $5

SHOWBOX--Funk Night, $15

SHOWBOX GREEN ROOM--David Garza, Shawn Smith, $5

SONIC BOOM RECORDS (BALLARD)-- Chris McFarland (4 pm, all ages), free

ST. CLOUDS--Trevor Wheetman

SUNSET TAVERN--Jive Turkey, $5

TEMPERO DO BRASIL--Marco de Carvalho

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Neil Halstead, Sid Hillman, $10/$12


MONDAY 2/18

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Brian Nova & Funk 69

BLUWATER BISTRO--Bluspin: LSDJ (downtempo), free

CONTOUR--Urban Tongue, DJ Rockafella

* GRACELAND--Tracey & the Plastics, Neon Panda, DJ Franki Chan, $3

I-SPY--K Through Six, Every Last One, Nobody Wins, $6

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--Full Frontal, $5

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--The Enders Brothers Band, free

MONKEY PUB--Artists to Icon

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The New Orleans Quintet, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Amizade, free

* PARADOX THEATER--Juno, Desaparecidos, the Prom (8 pm, all ages), $8

RAIN DANCER--Tribaliscious, free

RAINBOW--Oxygen Lounge: Reuben Radding's Sun Ra Tribute, $5

ST. CLOUDS--Tom Bennett & the Rolling Blackouts

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

TosT--The Cumbustion Collective

TRACTOR TAVERN--Chris McFarland, the Men of Science, Memphis Radio Kings, $5


TUESDAY 2/19

AVENUE ONE--Edmonia Jarrett, free

COFFEE MESSIAH--Cognitive Dissidents: Special Ops, Calling Horses Gypsies (8 pm, all ages), free

CONOR BYRNE'S--Open mic, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--Woke Up Falling, Volta Do Mar, Yeek Yak Air Force, $6

EL NI--O--Andre Feriante, free

GRACELAND--Chris McFarland, Amy Blaschke, guests, $6

* I-SPY--Antibalas, DJ Darek Mazzone, $10

J&M CAFE--Rockaraoke, free

JAZZ ALLEY--Mark Elf Trio, $14.50/$16.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--The Tim Turner Band, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Tommy Westley & Don Kellogg, free

NATION--The Haze Brothers, $5

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--File Gumbo Zydeco Band, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--John Bishop, $3

OWL 'N' THISTLE--The Balloons

PARADOX THEATER--Willwaven, Oddman, Hardesty, Only Human, the Martyr Index (8 pm, all ages), $8

PARAGON--Robert Stewart & Cameron Williams, free

PINK DOOR--Tony Yazzolino & Steve Kemke, free

RAIN DANCER--Singer/Songwriter Showcase, free

RAINBOW--Hair of the Dog, $5

RE-BAR--Local 101: Slop Shot, Enkrya, $5

SCARLET TREE--Laura, $3

* SONIC BOOM RECORDS (BALLARD)--Woke Up Falling (6 pm, all ages), free

SUNSET TAVERN--The Romales, Blood Bunny, $5

TRACTOR TAVERN--Theo Bleckmann & John Hollenbeck, $8

VOGUE--The Vicious Dolls


WEDNESDAY 2/20

1516 2ND AVE--DownStroke

AGUA VERDE CAFE--Zhaoui

BAD ALBERT'S--Dick Powell, free

BIT SALOON--Rambling Roberts

CENTRAL SALOON--Hailee, Riffbrokers, the Small change, $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--Jeremy Fisher, free

* CROCODILE--Portrait of Poverty, Cookie, Lopez, free

FIDDLER'S INN--Scott Law & Orville Johnson, $2

* GRACELAND--Terror Sheets, Shoes For December, the Loveless & Goodnight Trail, Jodie Hates The World, $6

HURRICANE CAFE--Frank Roberts Plus, free

* I-SPY--The Cripples, $6

JAZZ ALLEY--Mark Elf Trio, $14.50/$16.50

KELLS--St. James Gate

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Chris White All Star Jam, $5

* LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Soulsonic Wednesdays: Vitamin D, Felicia Loud + The Soul, free

MARINA CANTINA--One Eyed Jack

MOORE THEATRE--Tricia Yearwood, Elise Coakley, $29/$52.50

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Floyd Standifer, free

OLD TIMER'S CAFE--Dr. Sax

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Green Tea, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Big Stick

PARAGON--Rumba Abierta, free

PATTI SUMMERS'--Victor Noriega Trio

PINK DOOR--The Julie Cascioppo Experience, free

RAINBOW--Siamese, DJ Diskyze, $5

SERAFINA--Alex Guilbert

* SHOWBOX--Busta Rhymes, Boom Bap Project, $30

* SUNSET TAVERN--Rockaraoke w/ the Legendary Golden Earache, $5

TOI--Buckshot Jazz Trio, free

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Hank Williams Wednesday, $6

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