THURSDAY 12/20

BAD ALBERT'S--Annieville Blues, free

BAIT HOUSE--Open mic, $3

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Samurai Spirit, the Collective, $5

* BREAKROOM--Milhous, The Daryls, Northwest Breeders, $5

CENTRAL SALOON--Sugartown, the Janeways, $5

* CROCODILE CAFE--The World of Dr. Illteams: Young Fresh Fellows, Model Rockets, Shuggie, Once for Kicks, $8

EL GAUCHO--Daniel Davidson

FIRESIDE ROOM--Overton Berry, free

FLOYD'S PLACE--Combo Craig

GALWAY ARMS--Owl 'n' Thistle Band

* GRACELAND--31 Knots, Sharks Keep Moving, Dilute, $6

GREENLAKE BAR & GRILL--Scotty Harris Trio

HURRICANE CAFE--Cable Land, Aoede, $5

* INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--No Complaints, Byproduct, $5

IRISH EMIGRANT--Oliver

J&M CAFE--Herding Cats, free

JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs, $15.50/$19.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

KEYARENA--Kirk Franklin & the Family Christmas Show, $28.50/$32.50

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

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Willow, Nancy Colton, free

LITTLE RED HEN--The Shiners, free

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

MULLEADY'S PUB--Open mic, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Ham Carson Quartet, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Open mic

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Danny Godinez Band

PARAGON--HB Radke & the Jet City Swingers

PATTI SUMMERS'--Victor Noriega Trio

PEACE CAFE--Open mic, free

PINK DOOR--Lonnie Williams, free

RAIN DANCER--Liquid Voodoo, Zeus Storage, free

RAINBOW--White Rhino, Ehren Ebbage, $5

REDHOOK BREWERY--Hutson & Powell, free

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

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

* SHOWBOX--The Steve Kimock Band, Garaj Mahal, $15.50

SIT & SPIN--Piece of Meat Theater, Skerik's Ball Gag, $8

SLIDERS (RENTON)--Afrodisiacs, $6

ST. CLOUDS--The Electrodes

THOMPSON'S--Blue Gypsies, free

* TIMBERLINE TAVERN--Naughty Holiday Party w/ Miss Sylvia O'Stayformore, Jackie Hell & Ursula Android, Gun Street Girls, DJ Baby J, DJ Toro, $6/$8

TOI--Danya, free

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Danny Barnse & Thee Old Codgers, Jo Miller & the Burly Roughnecks, $6

TRAVELERS--Open mic, free

WASABI BISTRO--Altered States, free


FRIDAY 12/21

5TH AVENUE THEATER--Smooth Jazz Christmas w/ Dave Koz & Friends, $37.50/$45

BACCANO--Brian Nova Trio, free

BAIT-HOUSE--The Jazz Committee, $3

BALTIC ROOM--Jumbalaya

BIT SALOON--Mike Lynch & the Tim Sherman Band

BLACK LAB GALLERY--Open mic, free

BOHEMIAN CAFE--Alex Duncan, $10

* BREAKROOM--Quickie, Lloyd's Rocket, Notary Republic, $6

CAFE VENUS--Cyclone Killers, Scott Everhardt, $5

CATWALK--Girl4Girl: DJ Stacey

CENTRAL SALOON--Repeater, Slink, $8/$10

CONOR BYRNE'S--Suffering Gaels, $4

CONTOUR--5 Senses: DJ Tommy Martin w/ Tor Dietrichson (Latin)

* CROCODILE CAFE--The World of Dr. Illteams: the Fastbacks, the Minus Five, Pure Joy/James Jimmy, the Maroons, the Chris & Tad Show, the Four Knives, $8

DOC MAYNARD'S--Those Guys, $10

EL GAUCHO--Billy Wallace Quartet

FIDDLER'S INN--Acoustic Zoo, $2

FIRESIDE ROOM--Overton Berry, free

FLOYD'S PLACE--K.W. Miller

FORECASTERS (WOODINVILLE)--Toast, free

GALWAY ARMS--Ray Carney

* GRACELAND--A Very Special X-mas w/ Death Cab for Cutie, Damien Jurado, Seldom, $14

GRATEFUL BREAD--Stanley & Kip Greenthal, $10/$12

GROUND ZERO (BELLEVUE)--T Minus 1, Bras Lux, Machine Corpse (7 pm, all ages), free

HIGHLINER--Hutson-Powell Blues Band, free

HOPVINE--Ethnic Underground

HURRICANE CAFE--Cheeky White Devil, Go Ahead, Mindome, $5

I-SPY--Jon Lee & DJ Dab, Mixed Nuts, Drew, Pablo, $10

IRISH EMIGRANT--Irish Sing-a-Long w/ Oliver & Neil

J&M CAFE--Retros, $8

JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs, $15.50/$19.50

KELLS--Corner Bhoys w/ Michael Chang

LAKEPOINTE--Soul's Gate, the Sins, Feast of Friends

LAKEWOOD COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE--Square Dance: Hart & Blech, Suzanne Girardot, $6

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Ocean 500, $10

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

LATONA PUB--Double Stop

LITTLE RED HEN--Buckaroo Blues, free

LOCK & KEEL--Ultra Find, $2

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Nebraska Bush Pullers, $6

MULLEADY'S PUB--The Cumbustion Collective, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Jax Band w/ Peaches, $10

OLD FIRE HOUSE (REDMOND)--Mike "Monster Ballads" Turpen, the Silly Hearts, Love! Gum! Pennies! (8 pm, all ages), $5

OLD PEQULIAR--Tiny Giants

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

PARADOX THEATER--Panic, Breaker Breaker, Stay Gold, Champion, Over My Dead Body (8 pm, all ages), $8

* PARAMOUNT THEATRE--Barry Manilow, $37.50/$70

PLANET HOT ROD--After All, Drown Mary, Fury 161, Hate Fist, $5

RAGING RIVER SALOON--The Back-up Band

RAINBOW--Flail Ensemble: No Strings Attached, $7

REDHOOK BREWERY--Creeping Time, free

SCARLET TREE--3D, $7

SEATTLE FIRST COVENANT CHURCH--African Children's Choir

SERAFINA--Ruthie Dornfeld & John Miller

SHABBAZZ CAFE--Open mic, $5

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--Afrodisiacs, $8

* SHOWBOX--Elliott Smith, Alaska, $15

SIT & SPIN--Post Stardom Depression, Point Defiance, Jodie Watts, $6

ST. CLOUDS--Looking for Sailors

ST. MARK'S CATHEDRAL--Gregorian Chants, free

TOMMY'S--Alkai Diggins, Room Zero, Fame in Failure, $5

TOWN HALL--A Choral Arts Christmas, $12/$18

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Das Booty & the Terrible Men's Choir Holiday Show, Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, DJ 76, $6

WAZOBIA--The Flood, $7

ZAK'S--Positively Negative, Undisputed Heavyweight Champions, Thunderfist, Rabid Dogs, $5


SATURDAY 12/22

BAD ALBERT'S--Cooke & Green, $2

BAIT-HOUSE--Rachel Contorer, Ty Bailie, $3

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Flask, Pains Run, Alki Diggins, Loadstone, Brick, Possum Jerky (10 pm), $7

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Rob Crotty Band, Entropy, Avona (4 pm, all ages), $7

BIT SALOON--Blumeadows

* BOHEMIAN CAFE--Andy O (reggae, R&B) Afterhours: DJs Donald Glaude, Amani, Kundabuffer (trance, house), $10

* BREAKROOM--COCA benefit w/ the Ruby Doe, Vendetta Red, $6

CAFE VENUS--Amy Denio y las Machas, Paula Maya, $5

CENTRAL SALOON--Rubberneck, $8/$10

CONOR BYRNE'S--Ravensreel, $4

DOC MAYNARD'S--The Beatniks, $10

EL GAUCHO--Billy Wallace Quartet

ELYSIAN--Phat Sidy Smokehouse, Mother's Milk, $7/$9

FIRESIDE ROOM--Overton Berry, free

FORECASTERS (WOODINVILLE)--Miles from Chicago, free

GALWAY ARMS--Charlie Spring

* GRACELAND--The Mentors/the Northwest Breeders, the Schmidtaholics, Anger Management, $8

HANA'S--Open mic, free

HIGHLINER--Fishermen's Terminal Community Celebration Band, free

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

* I-SPY--Swollen Members, DJ J-Rocc, Boom Bap Project, Onry Ozzborn, Pale Soul, Sleep, Oldominion, DJ B-Mello (7 pm, all ages), $12

* I-SPY--Helio Sequence, Melody Unit, the Mines (9 pm), $8

INDUSTRIAL COFFEE--San Pedro Circus, Magic Cordoba, Silk Root, $5

IRISH EMIGRANT--Irish Sing-a-Long w/ Oliver & Neil

JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs, $15.50/$19.50

KELLS--Corner Bhoys w/ Michael Chang

LAKEPOINTE--Dolly Llamas

LARRY'S--Andy S, $10

LATONA PUB--Momentum

LEGENDS--North Aurora Children benefit w/ Electric Orchid, Arama, $5

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--John Stephen Band, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Buckaroo Blues, free

LOBO INN--The Reactors, Midriffs, free

* LOCAL 46--Blöödhag, Third Degree, the Hit, Mea Culpa, Saint Louis Smiles, Schoolyard Heroes, the High Priests of Panic, Artist to Icon (6 pm, all ages), free/$6

LULU'S--Club Jazz

* MEANY THEATER--Handel's Messiah arranged by Mozart, $7/$25

MONKEY PUB--Neo, Old Man Smithers, $3

MULLEADY'S PUB--Ray Carney, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Rent Collectors, $10

O'SHEA'S--Jim Page

OLD PEQULIAR--The Bradbury Press

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Bird of Passage

PARAGON--Lady A & the Baby Blues Band

* PARAMOUNT THEATRE--Barry Manilow, $37.50/$70

PLANET HOT ROD--Go Ahead, the Sickness, Chief, $5

RAGING RIVER SALOON (FALL CITY)--Hambone Wilson

RAIN DANCER--Ellen Says No, Out from Underneath, Rural Pictures, $5

RAINBOW--Clinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown Band, $8

REDHOOK BREWERY--PK, free

ROCKSPORT--The Souvenirs X-mas Party, $8

SCARLET TREE--3D, $7

SERAFINA--Andrea Dupree

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--2000 Degrees, $8/$10

* SIT & SPIN--Crack Sabbath Holiday Special, $10

ST. CLOUDS--Luna Nueva

TOMMY'S--The Company, Clay Daddey, Luna Park, $5

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Ian Moore (7 pm), $10

TRACTOR TAVERN--Hanuman (9:30 pm), $10

* UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH--Ellington Sacred Music Concert w/Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Dee Danels, James Caddell, $17/$23

ZAK'S--Graveyard Shift, Mad Bombers, the Unlucky Boys, Hung Dice, $5


SUNDAY 12/23

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

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Martin Ross Band

CENTRAL SALOON--Holy Roller Revival Show, Pillsplitter, $5

CHINA JADE--Dennis Shadduck, free

FLAME--San Pedro Circus, $5

FLOYD'S PLACE--SixFootSavage

GRACELAND--Bent, Stay Mad, Quadro Boys, $6

HABANA'S RESTAURANT--Quasi Nada

HOPVINE--Zhaouy

IRISH EMIGRANT--Oliver

* JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs, $15.50/$19.50

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

LITTLE RED HEN--Jerry and the PhilBillys, free

O'SHEA'S--Open mic

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--The Duwamish, $6

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Danny Godinez Band

PARAGON--Park Olson

RAINBOW--Gravity, Shane Saznow, $5

ST. CLOUDS--Trevor Wheetman


MONDAY 12/24

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--The Ben Kennedys, Winter in August, Complex Numbers, $5

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Brian Nova & Funk 69

BENAROYA HALL--Center for Spiritual Living Christmas Eve Celebration Service w/ Marco Cassone, Choir of Light, free

CENTRAL SALOON--Sid Law's Cirque Du Pop, $5

CONTOUR--Urban Tongue

EL GAUCHO--Daniel Davidson

FIDDLER'S INN--Open mic

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Barfly, $5

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--New Orleans Quintet, free

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

RAIN DANCER--Chris Stanley Band, free

RAINBOW--The Berry Bros, $3

ST. CLOUDS--Tom Bennett & the Rolling Blackouts

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH--Songs of John Taverner, free

THERMO'S--Open mic


TUESDAY 12/25

CONOR BYRNE'S--Open mic, free

DUBLINER--Open mic

EL GAUCHO--Daniel Davidson

EL NI--O--Andre Feriante, free

GALWAY ARMS--Open mic

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

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

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--File Gumbo Zydeco Band, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--John Bishop, $3

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

PINK DOOR--Tony Yazzolino, Steve Kemke, free

RAINBOW--Hair of the Dog, $5

SLIDERS (RENTON)--Rockaraoke, $3

VOGUE--Vicious Dolls

WASABI BISTRO--Altered States, free


WEDNESDAY 12/26

AGUA VERDE CAFE--Zhaoui

BIT SALOON--Rambling Roberts

CENTRAL SALOON--Wand, Comfort Station 22, Ruckers Tomb, $5

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

CONOR BYRNE'S--Dave Hates Chico, free

EL GAUCHO--Daniel Davidson

* GRACELAND--T'was the Night After X-mas Party w/ DJs Frankie Chan, Red Leather Chapstick, $2

HURRICANE CAFE--Frank Roberts Plus, $5

IRISH EMIGRANT--Leo McNamara

JAZZ ALLEY--Ernestine Anderson & the Rich Dangel Big Band, $16.50/$115.50

KELLS--Liam Gallagher

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

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Floyd Standifer, free

OLD TIMER'S CAFE--Dr. Sax

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Hair of the Dog

PINK DOOR--Julie Cascioppo, free

RAIN DANCER--Open mic, free

RAINBOW--Siamese, White Rhino, $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

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

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

* TRACTOR TAVERN--Hank Williams Revue, $6

UGLY MUG CAFE--Open mic

WIT'S END--Open mic, $2

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