THURSDAY 1/23
15TH AVE TAVERN--Open mic (9 pm), free

2ND AVENUE PIZZA--The Wilderness Children (7 pm, all ages), free

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Soul's Gate, Late Summer Purple, Cast of Akwada, $5

BLU VIDEO BAR--Piano Bar: Eric Lane Barnes (6 pm), free

CAFE VENUS--Dose: Joe Doria, John Wicks

CENTRAL SALOON--Sole Moxie, Spyplane, Ashland, $5

* CHOP SUEY--Systemwide, Obelus (CD release), Zion 12, $7

CONOR BYRNE'S--Barleycorn, $3

* CROCODILE CAFE--BR549, the Dusty 45's, the Donettes, $15

GRACELAND--Seether, Ra, Social Burn (8 pm, all ages), $10

HABANA'S RESTAURANT--Phat Phunk Phamily w/ DJs T-Solo, Sho Nuph

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Odd Men Out, free

IRISH EMIGRANT--Bijou, $8

J&M CAFE--Herding Cats, $3

JAZZ ALLEY--Poncho Sanchez (8 and 10 pm, all ages), $20.50/$24.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher & Mick Chegwidden

LAST SUPPER CLUB--Private Stock, Bambaji (9 pm), $4

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Bandwith: Loni Rose, Brandi Carlile, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Okie Doke, free

MOLLY MAGUIRE'S--Steve Moselle, free

MONA'S--The Blue Arc Trio, free

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

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Ham Carson Quintet, $10

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Jive Turkey

PARAGON--HB Radke & the Jet City Swingers

PINK DOOR--Michael Bisio's Jazz Trio, free

RAINBOW--Satori, $5

RENDEZVOUS--Puget Sound System (with members of the Flood and Alpha Roots)

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

* SEATTLE ART MUSEUM--Laura Veirs (5:30 pm, all ages), free

SHOWBOX--Something Corporate, Juliana Theory, the Red West, Vendetta Red (7 pm, all ages), $15

* SIT & SPIN--The Apes, The Charming Snakes, Alta May, $5

ST. CLOUDS--Sugartown & Jimm McIver

STEEL SKY--Friends of Mark Coleman, $3

SUNSET TAVERN--Dorkweed, the Voodoo Organist, $6

TOST--Nu Sol Tribe featuring Piece, $5

TRACTOR TAVERN--Dan Bern, $12/$14

* VERA PROJECT--Mirah, the Black Cat Orchestra, Liarbird (8 pm, all ages), $7

VICTROLA COFFEE & ART--The Jose Gonzales Trio (8 pm, all ages), free

ZAK'S--The Earaches, the Orphans, the Valley, $5

FRIDAY 1/24
* 2nd AVENUE PIZZA--Vermilion, the Americas, the Autumn Era, Ups, Drowning in Lethe (6:30 pm, all ages), $4

67 LOUNGE--Barbie Anaka, David Loy, Marty McGehee, Steve Banks, guests, free

AURAFICE--Independents Day: Jake London, Ben Kennedy (8 pm, all ages), free

BAIT-HOUSE--Fairly Honest Jazz Band, $5

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Short Bus (members of Sublime), Rewind, Private Stock, $10

* BALTIC ROOM--Jumbalaya, DJ Vitamin D, $10

BLU VIDEO BAR--Piano Bar: Larry Knapp, free

* CAFE VENUS--The Plains, the Reluctants, Bella

CAMPAGNE--Anna Witte, free

CENTRAL SALOON--Mindshaker, Tempered Cast, Jasper the Cat, $8/$10

CHOP SUEY--Hank Williams III, Redneck Girlfriend, $15

* CoCA--Meme Concert Series: Don Giovanni Yellow Swans, Bill Horist, Good for Cows (9 pm, all ages), $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--Creeping Time, $3

CONTOUR--Otis P & the Jive Funk (8 pm)

CORNER INN--The John Stephan Band, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--The Divine Comedy, the Vells, $10/$12

DOC MAYNARD'S--Western Gents Presents, Corrine Rose, the Swains, Cyclone Killers

* DOWNTOWN YMCA--Lands Farther East, In Praise of Folly, Asahi, Ambitious Career Woman, Blue Sky Mile (8 pm, all ages), $7

EN SEATTLE--Kareem & Friends

FIDDLER'S INN--Kimball & the Fugitives, $2

FLOYD'S PLACE--KW Miller, free

* GRACELAND--Hot Hot Heat, the Walkmen, Hint Hint, $10

* GROUND ZERO (BELLEVUE)--The Divorce, United States of Electronica, the Before Picture, the Catch (7 pm, all ages), $5

* HELL'S KITCHEN (TACOMA)--The Briefs, RC5, the Geeks, free

HIGHLINER--Enders Brothers Band, free

HOPVINE--Ari Zucker & Friends, $2

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Billy Hill, free

JAZZ ALLEY--Poncho Sanchez (8:30 and 10:30 pm, all ages), $20.50/$24.50

KELLS--Rogues

LAKEPOINTE--Hell Monkeys, Eight Charge Load, Painted Window

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Ernest Jr., DJ D, $10

LATONA PUB--Scott Law & Friends, $3

LEGENDS--Ben Wah & Late Nite Trash, free

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Chris Stevens Band, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Shadrack, free

MARINA PARK GRILL (KIRKLAND)--Victor Janusz

MISTO CAFE--Jason Park Quintet featuring Sarah McCullock, free

MOLLY MAGUIRE'S--Finn McGinty, free

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

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Little Bill & the Bluenotes, T.J. Wheeler, $10

OLD FIRE HOUSE (REDMOND)--X-Setra, Afterdust, Nefarious, Katalyst (8 pm, all ages), $5

OLD PEQULIAR--Amy Cortez

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Owl & Thistle Band

PARADOX THEATER--Bristle, Load Levelers, Rabid Dogs, Vile, Consume (8 pm, all ages), $7

PARAGON--Phil Carrillo & Jim Schmidt

PINK DOOR--Sogni Doro w/ Tony Yazzolino, free

RAINBOW--Central Intelligence, Goondocks, Cancer Rising w/DJs Slantooth, EMC, $5

RENDEZVOUS--Firstname Lastname, Rumpus

SAFARI CLUB--Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band

SCARLET TREE--Shades, $7

* SECLUDED ALLEY WORKS--Arrington De Dionyso, Faun Fables, Devendra Banhart, Entrance, Dennis Driscoll (7 pm, all ages), $7

SERAFINA--Leo Raymundo Jazz Trio

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--The Afrodisiacs, $8

SIT & SPIN--Guardian Alien, Bargain Music, Filibuster, $6

ST. CLOUDS--Zazou

STEEL SKY--Wishbone, $5

* SUNSET TAVERN--C Average, Ociffer, Drunk Horse, $6

TEMPERO DO BRASIL--Jovino S.N. Trio

THIRD PLACE BOOKS--Eagle Creek Band, free

TRACTOR TAVERN--The Dudley Manlove Quartet, Cubata, $12

TULA'S--Lynn Bush w/New Stories Trio

UNCOMMON GROUNDS--Thornton Creek

WAZOBIA--Awkward Star, Circus of Shadows, Bare Knuckle Boxers, the Maranatang, Gonken, $7

* ZAK'S--New Town Animals, the Distraction, the Triggers, Electric Kisses, $5

SATURDAY 1/25
2ND AVENUE PIZZA--Sin Dios (8 pm, all ages), free

BAIT-HOUSE--Michael Hill, Tom Bennett, $5

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Lion of Judah, $10

BLACKTHORNE VILLAGE PUB--Sister Guitar Band, $3

BLU VIDEO BAR--Piano Bar: Larry Knapp, free

* CAFE VENUS--Tart, Ms. Led, Model's Own

CATWALK--Alkai Diggins, Room Zero, Faceless, Pug, $7

CENTRAL SALOON--Subdwellers, Phonkbutt, $8/$10

* CHOP SUEY--No. 13 Baby, the Standard, Graig Markel, $8

CONOR BYRNE'S--Tom Creegan, Seamus Eagan and Dave Cory, $3

CORNER INN--The John Stephan Band, free

CROCODILE CAFE--Jason Mraz, Martina Sorbara (6 pm, all ages)

CROCODILE CAFE--Portrait of Poverty, Milhous, Jet City Fix, Dirty Thieves (10 pm), $4

DOC MAYNARD'S--Peepshow, Chemistry, Late September Dogs

DOUBLE HEADER--Soup of the Day

DUBLINER--Dope Smoothie, $3

EMP--Marion Meadows (8 pm, all ages), $18/$20

EN SEATTLE--Sasha & Vocalist

FIDDLER'S INN--Supersones, $2

FINN MACCOOL'S--Layman's Terms, $4

* GRACELAND--The D4, Visqueen, the Peels, $8

HANA'S--Open mic, free

HEAVEN'S RECORDS--Evil Hands, Cowboy Cockfight, free

* HELL'S KITCHEN (TACOMA)--Acceptance (5 pm, all ages), free

HIGHLINER--Larry & the Blizzards, free

HOPVINE--Correo Aereo, $2

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Fidelity Grange, free

IRISH EMIGRANT--Moment Notice

JAZZ ALLEY--Poncho Sanchez (8:30 and 10:30 pm, all ages), $20.50/$24.50

KELLS--Rogues

LAKE STREET GRILL--Gypsy Blue Hand, free

LAKEPOINTE--Last Nerve, Aggression Core, Gravl Tung

LARRY'S--3D, DJ D, $10

LATONA PUB--Jim Vick, $2

LEGENDS--The Tone Blasters, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Shadrack, free

LOBO SALOON--Flamethrower, Beat Senseless, Stuck-ins

MARINA PARK GRILL (KIRKLAND)--Victor Janusz

MOLLY MAGUIRE'S--Gerald Collier w/Raybone, free

MONA'S--Rumba Abierta, $2

MONKEY PUB--Going South, $3

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

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Little Bill & the Bluenotes, $10

O'SHEA'S--Fireweed, Johnny Chance and the Longshots

OLD PEQULIAR--Curtis Kamiya

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Humans that Rock!: Paula Maya, Kellee Bradley, Jarod Owen, Elizabeth Carpenter , $5

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Owl & Thistle Band

* PARADOX THEATER--Instant Winner, Sub-Motive, 30 Years War, Teenage Puberty, the Hollow Points, Non Profit Holiday, ADD, Sportsfan (2 pm, all ages), $8

PINK DOOR--Shoehorn, free

POLESTAR MUSIC GALLERY--Adam Diller: Small Ensemble Compositions (8 pm, all ages), $6

PORTA GREEK TAVERNA--Liz Proios (Greek music)

RAINBOW--Michael Williams Band, Blumeadows, $8

RENDEZVOUS--What's Missing, OK Hotel House Band

RICHARD HUGO HOUSE--Grace Hearn and Michael Savage, Fred Chalenor, Eric Eagle, Laura Veirs, $8/$10

ROCKSPORT--Metal Boyz, $7

SCARLET TREE--Lady A & the Funk, $7

SEATTLE CAFE & WINE BAR--Klaus Lendzian

SERAFINA--Ruthie Dornfeld and John Miller

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--The Retros, $8/$10

* SHOWBOX--Concrete Blonde, Jon Auer, $16.50/$18

SIT & SPIN--Siamese, Insexts, DJ Rama, Matt Corwine

ST. CLOUDS--Stella Rossa

STEEL SKY--Christian & Miho's Mallet Jazz, $5

SUNSET TAVERN--The Electrodes, $7

THIRD PLACE BOOKS--Blues N Brass, free

TOST--Free School, $5

TRACTOR TAVERN--Paul Brady (8 pm), $18/$20

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Slobberbone, Radio Nationals (10 pm), $8

UNCOMMON GROUNDS--Grupo Amoroso

* VERA PROJECT--The Briefs, the Popular Shapes, the Pulses (8 pm, all ages), $7

VICTROLA COFFEE & ART--The Two Times Two Quartet (8 pm, all ages), free

* ZAK'S--The Cripples, the Wiretaps, Studfinder, DJ Svensonic, $5

SUNDAY 1/26
* BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Karuna, Roundabout, Gatsby's American Dream, Laymen's Terms, Acceptance (5 pm, all ages), $8

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Martin Ross Band

CENTRAL SALOON--China Davis, Therefore, $5

CHINA JADE--Dennis Shadduck, free

COBALT LOUNGE--Micah Hulcher

CONOR BYRNE'S--Acoustic Jazz Session, $5

EMP--The Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Awards w/ Matt Jorgensen +451 (7 pm, all ages), $8/$10

FIDDLER'S INN--Don Baragiano, $1

* GRACELAND--Nile, Napalm Death, Strapping Young Lad, Berserker (8 pm, all ages), $20

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Willow, free

JAZZ ALLEY--Poncho Sanchez (6:30 and 8:30 pm, all ages), $20.50/$24.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LE PICHET--Antony DeGennaro, free

LEGENDS--Tim Turner Band, free

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Open mic, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Jerry & the PhilBillys, free

O'SHEA'S--Open mic

PARAGON--The Brandi Carlile Band

PINK DOOR--Shoehorn

* POLESTAR MUSIC GALLERY--Sam Mickens, Gregory Reynolds, Jherek Bischoff, Devin Hoff, Ches Smith (8 pm, all ages), $6

RAINBOW--Open mic, free

SERAFINA--Alex Guilbert

SIT & SPIN--Cavity: Old Man Smithers, the Hollow Points, Youth At Risk, '76 Charger

SUNSET TAVERN--Sara Severson, Susan Robkin (6 pm), $3

SUNSET TAVERN--The Shut-Ins, the Valley (9 pm), $5

TEMPERO DO BRASIL--Marco de Carvalho Trio

TOST--Ty Willman & the Family Band, guests, $3

TRACTOR TAVERN--Stuart Davis, Brenda Weiler, $8

* VERA PROJECT--The Lovemakers, C.O.C.O., guests, $7

ZEITGEIST--Circuit Sundays: FeelHuman Soundsystem (3 pm, all ages), free

MONDAY 1/27
BADA LOUNGE--DJ Moda Mark

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Dirty Looks, $5

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Brian Nova & Funk 69

CENTRAL SALOON--Metal Monday: Jusdefy, NME, Knockout, $5

FIDDLER'S INN--Open mic, free

* GRACELAND--The Popular Shapes, DJs Franki Chan, Red Leather Chapstick, $4

HOPVINE--Summer Mayne, Mark Goldberg, the Dolly Lemon, free

J&M CAFE--The Rubberband, free

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Satori

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Big Spoon, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Guitar Bar w/Okie Doke

MOLLY MAGUIRE'S--Open mic

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

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The New Orleans Quintet, free

PORTA GREEK TAVERNA--Andy Coe Trio

SCARLET TREE--The Wonder Spot, $5

SORRY CHARLIE'S--Scot Lee Jazz Duo

ST. CLOUDS--Tom Bennett & the Rolling Blackouts

TOST--Open mic

TRACTOR TAVERN--Randal Bays & Baithi Sproule, $12/$14

TUESDAY 1/28
CENTRAL SALOON--Phat Tuesday Phunkathon, $5

CHINA HARBOR--John Holte's Radio Rhythm Orchestra, $5

CROCODILE CAFE--Irving, Loveless & the Goodnight Trail, the Gift Machine, the Silver Bells, $7

DRAGONFISH CAFE--Jon Markel, Ty Bailie

EMP--Steve Earle and the Dukes, Garrison Starr (8 pm, all ages), $25/$27

GALWAY ARMS--Open mic

GRACELAND--Argo, guests, $5

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Tuesday Play-Off, free

IRISH EMIGRANT--Oliver

J&M CAFE--Rockaraoke, $3

JAZZ ALLEY--Freddy Cole Quartet featuring Eddie Henderson (8 pm, all ages), $16.50/$20.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

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

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

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Ham Carson and Friends

OLD TIMER'S CAFE--Barfly

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

* PARADOX THEATER--Cursive, the Velvet Teen, Race for Titles (8 pm, all ages), $10

PARAGON--The Robert Stewart Fiasco

PINK DOOR--Don Elgood and the Offshore Bookies, free

* RE-BAR--Local 101: Golden Pig Electric Blues Band, Gods Amond Men, Argonaut, $5

SCARLET TREE--Jam on White Bread, $5

SEATTLE CAFE & WINE BAR--Klaus Lendzian

SILVER PLATTERS (NORTHGATE)--Phillips, Grier and Flinner (5 pm, all ages), free

STEEL SKY--The Dan Covrett Quartet, $3

* SUNSET TAVERN--Jen Wood, Amy Blashke, Inara George, Leslie Wood, $5

TEMPERO DO BRASIL--Marco de Carvalho

TOST--Superkali and Superfiends w/ DJs Zarembo, Selector Raiford, $3

TRACTOR TAVERN--Phillips, Grier & Flinner, $12

TULA'S--The New Bop Brigade

ZAK'S--The Hollow Points, Criminal Class USA, Rabid Dogs, $5

WEDNESDAY 1/29
BAIT HOUSE--Vocal Jam w/ Karin Kajita Trio

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--College Night: Kill the Keg featuring the Eric Scott Band, DJ Kidd, $5

BIT SALOON--Rambling Roberts

BLU VIDEO BAR--Piano Bar: Victor Janusz, free

* CAFE VENUS--Broadville Carnival: Diane Forsyth, Miss Hanie, the Noble Songa

CENTRAL SALOON--Jon Markel, Drizzle, $5

* CHOP SUEY--L'uisine, Bobby Karate, Herzog, DJ Veins, $7

COFFEE MESSIAH--Cognitive Dissidents: Gust Burns & Ilyas Ahmed, the Killing Dot that Lies Beneath the Hum (8 pm, all ages), free

CONOR BYRNE'S--Kat Terran, MJ Bishop Band, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--Monkey Trick, the Whip, Broadcast Oblivion, the New Mexicans, the Snacks, $5

GRACELAND--The Capitals, Roots of Orchis, Pleasure Craft, $6

HOPVINE--Open mic

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Open mic

JAZZ ALLEY--Freddy Cole Quartet featuring Eddie Henderson (8 pm, all ages), $16.50/$20.50

KELLS--Pat Buckley, Mick Chegwidden

LAKE STREET GRILL--Ron Weinstein Trio

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

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Sue Quigley Band (8 pm, all ages), free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Floyd Standifer, free

* NOISELAB--Robot Wars: The Apocalypsticks, guests, $5

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Atma

PARAGON--Celia Chavez & Los Gringos

RAINBOW--Dub Championz, $2

SCARLET TREE--Cast of Akwada, Felicia Loud, $5

ST. CLOUDS--Stainless Steele

STEEL SKY--Camille Bloom, Ian Jones, $3

TRACTOR TAVERN--Hank Williams Wednesday w/the Honky-Tonk Revue, $7

ZAK'S--DJ Ken Dirtnap, free