THURSDAY 8/16

BAD ALBERT'S--Annieville Blues, free

* BALTIC ROOM--Typing Explosion Documentary Benefit w/ Aveo, Sean & Aaron, DJs Spencer Esquire, Greasy, $10 donation

BOHEMIAN CAFE--Cultivators, $5

CENTRAL SALOON--Dizzy, Superjaded, Face of Famine, Nyce, $5

* CROCODILE CAFE--Rose Thomas, Mike Johnson, Carrie Biell, $6

FIRESIDE ROOM--Overton Berry, free

GALAXY (KENT)--Kry, $7

GALWAY ARMS--Owl 'n' Thistle Band

GIBSON'S--Chief, Smokin' Halos, Nervous Tics, $5

* GRACELAND--Zeni Geva, the Heavy Johnston Trio, KK Null, Bill Horist, $8

GREENLAKE BAR & GRILL--Bill Chism

HOPVINE--Kareem Kandi, Julian MacDonough, Will Blair, free

HURRICANE CAFE--Just Plain Bill, the Drews, the Chiggers

JAZZ ALLEY--Keiko Matsui, $21.50/$25.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LITTLE RED HEN--Penningtones, free

LOCK AND KEEL--Dave Conant & the D-Rangers, $2

MONA'S--Marco de Cavalho Trio

MOTION LOUNGE--Rockaraoke

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Open mic, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Ham Carson Quintet, $10

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Open mic, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Kennedy Brothers

* PARADOX THEATER--MF Doom, Oldominion, Prospect Champions (8 pm, all ages), $10/$12

PARAGON--Steve Adams & Kentucky Rain

PEACE CAFE--Open mic, free

RAIN DANCER--Consent for Care, Changes Daily, free

RAINBOW--Spirit Tuck, Los Valentines, $5

REDHOOK BREWERY--First Circle

* SCARLET TREE--Das Root w/ Reggie Watts, P.K., $5

* SEATTLE ART MUSEUM--Love as Laughter (5:30 pm, all ages)

SEATTLE CENTER--Les Femmes d'Enfer (7 pm, all ages), free

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--The Retros, $6

SLIDERS (RENTON)--Afrodisiacs, $6

ST. CLOUDS--The Electrodes

* SUNSET TAVERN--Awkward Star, Aiko Shimada, the Sweet Science, $5

The Offbeat--Divide, Liquid Energy, Patchouli, DJ Venus, Minifunk

THOMPSON'S--Blue Gypsies, free

* TRACTOR TAVERN--The Knocked-Outs, Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks (CD release), $6

TRAVELERS--Open mic, free

ZAK'S--Spec, Burbanks, Zero Signal, $3


FRIDAY 8/17

BACCANO--Brian Nova Trio, free

BAIT-HOUSE--Bob Early, $3

* BALTIC ROOM--Jumbalaya

BIT SALOON--David Brewer & the Intimidators, $2

BLACK LAB GALLERY--Open mic, free

BOHEMIAN BACKSTAGE--Foundation, $10

BREAKROOM--Big John Bates, the Spectres, Reckless Bastards, Graveyard Shift, $6

CAFF: BRAZIL--Kiko Freitas, free

* CATWALK--Girl4Girl Party, Pleasure in Pink, $8/$15

CENTRAL SALOON--Surreal Sutra, Low End, Healer, $8/$10

* CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE--Moody Blues, $49.50/$79.50

* CONTOUR--Felicia Loud, Justin Emeka

CROCODILE CAFE--The Minus Five, Oranger, Once for Kicks, $8

DOC MAYNARD'S--2000 Degrees, $10

DOWNTOWN YMCA--Lodestone, the Mu, Leonard's Moped, Cyphen (8pm, all ages), $5

FIRESIDE ROOM--Overton Berry, free

GALAXY (KENT)--Kry, $7

GALLAGER'S (KENT)--Whoa Mama, Late September Dogs, Liquor Box, Loophole, Electra & Nude Guitars, Down With Aristotle, the Bradbury Press, $6

GALWAY ARMS--Bread Line Blues

GIBSON'S--The Load Levelers, Amazombies, the Octabites, OTHA, $5

GORGE--Blink 182, New Found Glory, Jimmy Eat World, $19.99

* GRACELAND--Ugly Cassanova, Owls, the Get Hustle, Super Magnificent Action Trio, $8

GROUND ZERO (BELLEVUE)--Rotaract Benefit w/ Rocky Votolato, Seldom, Lightheavyweight (7 pm, all ages), $5

HOPVINE--Pop Celtic

I-SPY--The New Digs, Manna, Zen Driver, $8

JAZZ ALLEY--Keiko Matsui, $21.50/$25.50

JIMMY Z'S (EVERETT)--Surrounded By Idiots, Drown Mary, Five Foot Thick

KELLS--St. James Gate

LAKEPOINTE--Ash Land, $5

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Korla Wygal & her Private Reserve, $10

LATONA PUB--Chris Stevens

LITTLE RED HEN--Big Ed & 90 Proof, free

MOTION LOUNGE--Coolade

MULLEADY'S PUB--Bare Knuckle Boxers, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Studebaker John, $10

* NIPPON KAN THEATER--David S. Ware Quartet, Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Guillermo Brown, $14/$16

OLD FIRE HOUSE (REDMOND)--Akimbo, Drowning in Lethe, March Fifteenth, Vats of Blood (8 pm, all ages), $5

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Combustion Collective, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Danny Godinez Band

* PARADOX--Peter Parker, the Lure of the Animal, Castle, Cheswick (8 pm, all ages), $6

PLANET HOT ROD--Fury 161, MTF, Hatefist, Cripple, $5

RAIN DANCER--Awkward Star, Radio Star, Bleu, Peepshow, $5

RAINBOW--Rai, Chewy, $7

REDHOOK BREWERY--Hudson Blues Band

RENDEZVOUS--Climax Golden Twins, Tripod

SCARLET TREE--3D, $7

SERAFINA--Panni

SHOBOAT (TACOMA)--Biznautics, 100th Monkey, Organik

ST. CLOUDS--Sonya Joseph

SUNSET TAVERN--Deke Dickerson & the Eco-Fonics, Six String Eric & His Lazy Rand Hands, $10

THERMO'S--Idol Threats, Positively Negative

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Tom Landa & the Paperboys, $12

ZAK'S--Undisputed Heavyweight Champions, Caught Red Handed, Tracker 8, Hot Rod Lunatics, $5


SATURDAY 8/18

6TH & PROCTOR (TACOMA)--Ronson Family Switchblade, Boss Martians, $5

BAD ALBERT'S--Eric Madis, $2

BAIT-HOUSE--The Hep Tets, $3

BLUE MOON TAVERN--Ellen Says No, free

BOHEMIAN BACKSTAGE--Foundation, $10

* BREAKROOM--Dolemite, Acacia, Tinn Lizzy, $15

CENTRAL SALOON--Civilized Animal, the Social Studies, $8/$10

DOC MAYNARD'S--The Beatniks, $10

EASY STREET RECORDS--Discohesive (all ages, 5 pm)

ELYSIAN--MOMO, Tagging Satellites, $6

* EMP--Skate Demonstration w/ Portrait of Poverty, Free Beer, Fluf, Los Olvidados, Drunk Injuns, U.S. Bombs, the Faction, JFA (all ages, 11 am), free

* EMP--X, Supersuckers, The Faction, $15/$17.50

FIRESIDE ROOM--Overton Berry, free

FLAME--Satovan, Counterfist, $5

GALWAY ARMS--Dan McKinnis & Brian Marshall

GIBSON'S--Millhous, Flame Thrower, Gun Crazy, $5

GORGE--Barenaked Ladies, $31.50/$47.50

GRACELAND--Citizen Fish, Shit List, Youth at Risk (5 pm, all ages), $8

* GRACELAND--Juno, Ted Leo & the Pharmicists, the Standard, $8

HANA'S--Open mic, free

HOPVINE--Buckshot Jazz

HURRICANE CAF:--Neurocide Messiah, Mr Yuck, Zardu

* I-SPY--Poseur, Dolour, Hourglass Lake, Black Eyes, DJ Bobby Karate, $8

JAZZ ALLEY--Keiko Matsui, $21.50/$25.50

KELLS--St. James Gate

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Rusty Zinn, $10

LATONA PUB--Fletcher Stevens Band

LITTLE RED HEN--Big Ed & 90 Proof, free

* LOCAL 46--The Chris and Tad Show, Dolour, Trachtenburg Family Slide Show Players (8 pm, all ages), $1/$5

MONA'S--Circadian Rhythms Quartet, $2

MULLEADY'S PUB--Eight Hands, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Studebaker John, $10

O'SHEA'S--Elvi's

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Peter Tometta Band

* PARADOX--Hangnail, Acceptance, Middle Dexter, the Hit (8 pm, all ages), $10

PARAGON--Lady A & the Baby Blues

PLANET HOT ROD--Duke McKabe, Sci-Flyer, Who Cares, $5

RAIN DANCER--Subdwellers, Most Chill Slackmob, $7

* RAINBOW--Clinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown Band, Heavyweight Sound System, DJs Z and Ziggy, $8

* RED ONION TAVERN--Jessica Lurie, PK, free

REDHOOK BREWERY--Reptet

RENDEZVOUS--Casio City Murderers, Uncle Leuschner & the Chris Complex

ROCKSPORT--Crossfire, Freddy James, $8

SCARLET TREE--3D, $7

SERAFINA--Schneider, Blake Angelos

SHOBOAT (TACOMA)--Clatterbone, Trigger Happy Campers, Radiostar

SLIDERS (RENTON)--Kry, $7

ST. CLOUDS--Sheryl McLinn

SUNSET TAVERN--Girl Trouble, Head, the Wiretaps, DJ Baby J, $5

THERMO'S--Agent 86, Gluttons For Punishment

TOMMY'S--The Day I Fell Down, Custom Hustler, Monotone Pictures, $5

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Tom Landa & the Paperboys, $12

ZAK'S--Orange Peeler, Blue Knights, $5


SUNDAY 8/19

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Foundation (all ages), $5

* BALTIC ROOM--Smack: Reggie Watts, Davis Martin, Thaddeus Turner, Kevin Goldman

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Martin Ross Band

* BENAROYA HALL--Natalie Cole, $45/$52

CENTRAL SALOON--Cover, Kings of Spain, $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--Irish Session w/ Barry Foy, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--John Doe, ron & Eddie, $10

* EMP--Balkan Traditional Singing (3 pm, all ages)

* GRACELAND--Arab on Radar, Kill Sadie, the Chromatics (6 pm, all ages), $8

HOPVINE--Paul Benoit

JAZZ ALLEY--Keiko Matsui, $21.50/$25.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Roger Rogers Invitational Jam, $5

LITTLE RED HEN--Pickin' Bones Trio, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Greta Matessa, $5

O'SHEA'S--Open mic

PARAGON--Phil Carrillo

* PIER 62/63--Judy Collins' Wildflower Festival w/ Roger McGuinn, Janis Ian, Richie Havens, $35

RAINBOW--Carolyn Wonderland, $6

SAND POINT NAVAL BASE--Cornucopia Concert Band

SEATTLE CENTER MURAL AMPHITHEATER--BrazilFest (11 am, all ages)

ST. CLOUDS--David Mahler, Julie Hanify

SUNSET TAVERN--James Whiton Ego Project, Three Legged Cat, $5

TRACTOR TAVERN--Willis Alan Ramsey, Larry Barrett, $10


MONDAY 8/20

ART BAR--Open mic, $1

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Rock Showcase

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Brian Nova & Funk 69

BOHEMIAN CAFE--Kenny Polson.com, $5

CONTOUR--Urban Tongue

FIDDLER'S INN--Open mic

GRACELAND--The Burbanks, Artist to Icon, Spec, Watch For Wires, $5

I-SPY--SIL2K: Knotty Ensemble, Brent Arnold's Thickness, Maximum Coherence During Flying (CD Release), $6

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Scott Lynd, Eric Rice & Friends, $5

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--New Orleans Quintet, free

ST. CLOUDS--Tom Bennett, the Rolling Blackouts

SUNSET TAVERN--Joe Doria, John Wicks, DJ AMS, Steve Scalfati, $5

THERMO'S--Open mic

TULA'S--Mary Lofstrom, Dawn Clement, Heather Chriscaden, $5


TUESDAY 8/21

AVENUE ONE--Edmonia Jarrett, free

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Grand Hotel, Ryan T. Higgins, Bryan Fiest, $5

BOHEMIAN CAFE--Trolls Cottage, $5

BREAKROOM--Circus Contraption, Sleepy Time Gorilla Museum, $7

COFFEE MESSIAH--Cognitive Dissidents: Tokyo Sex Whale, Mark Schlipper (8 pm, all ages), free

CONOR BYRNE'S--Open mic w/ Linda Lee, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--The Places, Figurine, Emily Falls, $6

EL NI--O--Andre Feriante, free

GALWAY ARMS--Open Mic

* GRACELAND--Julee Cruise, Khan, Faith and Disease, $10

* JAZZ ALLEY--Mose Allison, $15.50/$19.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Tim Turner Band w/ Danny Hull, $5

LITTLE RED HEN--Tommy Westley Duo, free

MULLEADY'S PUB--Open Mic, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--File Gumbo Zydeco Band, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE--The Balloons

PARAGON--Robert Stewart

RAIN DANCER--Singer/Songwriter Showcase, free

RAINBOW--Shakara, $5

SCARLET TREE--The Drift

SLIDERS (RENTON)--Rockaraoke, $3

SUNSET TAVERN--Scott Law, Annie O'Neil & the Gold Indians, $5


WEDNESDAY 8/22

BIT SALOON--Ramblin' Roberts Jam, free

BOHEMIAN BACKSTAGE--Mutabaruka, $15

BOHEMIAN CAFE--Straight Ahead, $5

CENTRAL SALOON--Touched, Coriander, Wes Dando, $5

COFFEE MESSIAH--Open mic, free

* CROCODILE--Halcyon 5, Graig Markel, Hello from Waveland, $6

* EMERALD QUEEN CASINO--Engelbert Humperdinck, $32

GRACELAND--Tasty Gore, Satovan, Counter Fist, $6

GREENLAKE BAR & GRILL--Melvin Peterson

IRISH EMIGRANT--Irish Session

* JAZZ ALLEY--Mose Allison, $15.50/$19.50

KELLS--Pat Buckley

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

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Floyd Standifer, free

* OLD FIRE HOUSE (REDMOND)--Mirah, the Pinkos, the Silly Hearts (7 pm, all ages), free

OLD TIMER'S CAFE--Dr. Sax

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Sweet Juice

PARAGON--Ray Baldwin Trio

PIONEER SQUARE SALOON--Open mic, free

RAIN DANCER--Open mic, free

RAINBOW--Siamese, $3

SCARLET TREE--Ernest Humphry, Thaddius Turner, Gerald Turner, Davy C, $3

SERAFINA--Guilbert

SHOBOAT (TACOMA)--Mike Cocoules

SHOWBOX--Dig This: DJs Mopho, DV One, Vital, free

SLIDERS (RENTON)--Right in the Face, $3

* ST. CLOUDS--The Electrodes, Tom Bennett, the Rolling Blackouts

SUNSET TAVERN--Rockaraoke w/ the Legendary Red Lesters, $5

UGLY MUG CAFE--Open mic

WIT'S END--Open mic, $2

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