Live

by Traci Vogel

THURSDAY 12/23

2 LOUIES BALLROOM -- Steve Riddler, $10

*700 CLUB -- SAMO: Live drum 'n' bass & jungle, DJ Mia

ARO.SPACE -- Jasiri Christmas Party, with Maktub, Source of Labor

BAD ALBERT'S -- Annieville Blues with guest, free

BALLARD FIREHOUSE -- Below Zero, Lust Puppy, $5

*BALTIC ROOM -- La Movida with DJ Colony & musicians playing Afro beats, salsa, mambo & samba, $5

CENTRAL SALOON -- Waxy Maxy, $5

COFFEE MESSIAH -- Charlotte Vanderwolf & Folk Friends, free

COLE'S TAVERN, TACOMA -- Percy Francis & BOT

CONOR BYRNE'S -- Stesha Brandon's Christmas Special, $3

CROCODILE -- Willis, Sixappeal, $7

*FLOYD'S -- Steve Gauci Open Jazz Jam

FLYING LEMON LOUNGE -- Open mic/jam session, free

GALWAY ARMS -- Owl 'n' Thistle Band

*GORDON BIERSCH -- Jen Wood, free

GRACELAND -- SP Unlimited, Gravity Check

HABANA -- Horns & Vinyl

JAZZ ALLEY -- The Bobs, $15.50

LARRY'S GREENFRONT -- Sweet Tweety & the Band of America, $5

MONA'S -- 1-2-3

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT -- Ham Carson Quintet, $8

*OK HOTEL -- Xmas Bash with Suicide Jack

OLD TIMER'S CAFE -- Open mic, R&B, & smooth soul with K.T.D.L., $5

OWL 'N' THISTLE -- K.W. Miller

PINK DOOR -- Lonnie Williams Jazz Trio, free

PIONEER SQUARE SALOON -- Live music open mic, with Andrew Andrewson, free

*PLANET HOT ROD -- Giant Harley Gathering

RAINBOW BAR & GRILL -- 4 Out of 5 Doctors

RUPERT'S -- Men from Mars, 6fg, Harry Canyon, $3

SCARLET TREE -- Z-Funk, $5

SERAFINA -- Bonnie Birch (accordion)

SHOWBOX -- Hit Explosion, the Retros, $10

*SIT & SPIN -- Rock Film: For The Cash, $5

SORRENTO HOTEL FIRESIDE ROOM -- Overton Berry Jazz Piano, free

STARS BAR -- The Brian Nova Trio, free

THIRD PLACE BOOKS -- Panduo Steel Drums

*TRACTOR TAVERN -- Omar Torrez, Kultur Shock, $6

TULA'S -- Carrie Clark, $5


FRIDAY 12/24

700 CLUB -- Jumbalaya, $5

BALLARD FIREHOUSE -- KUBE Earthquake Mix, $8

CENTRAL SALOON -- Jamie Sheets, $10

CHEF WANG -- Brian Nova, free

COLE'S TAVERN, TACOMA -- Christmas Eve Party

*GORDON BIERSCH -- Marc Olsen, free

LARRY'S GREENFRONT -- Roger Rogers Band, $10

MELTING POT RESTAURANT -- The Glynn Brothers Quartet

NEO BISTRO -- Guitar Slim Duo, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE -- Memphis Test, $5

SORRENTO HOTEL FIRESIDE ROOM -- Overton Berry Jazz Piano, free


SATURDAY 12/25

2218 -- Hans Brehmer

700 CLUB -- Digable

BIG FOOT INN TAVERN -- The Thundermen

ELLIOTT BAY BREWING -- Heather Banker, free

ICON GRILL -- Scot Ranney

LARRY'S GREENFRONT -- Roger Rogers Band, $10

LITTLE RED HEN -- Steve Ridler's Famous Christmas Night (Piano Bar)

NIKO'S PLACE -- Live Bouzuki "Grecian Sounds" and bellydancing by "Zaphara," free

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

SCARLET TREE -- Z-Funk, $7

SORRENTO HOTEL FIRESIDE ROOM -- Overton Berry Jazz Piano, free


SUNDAY 12/26

1201 CAFE & LOUNGE, PORTLAND -- Gong Show Karaoke

700 CLUB -- Kaya, with guest DJs, $5

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS -- The Martin Ross Band

BIG FOOT INN TAVERN -- Flash Hevily Jam Session

CENTRAL SALOON -- Skasmopolitan, $5

CHINA JADE -- Dennis Shadduck & Pete Carrabba, free

CONOR BYRNE'S -- Irish Session, free

EASY STREET PUB -- Open mic with Ricky

GALWAY ARMS -- Hanz Araki & friends

ICON GRILL -- Scot Ranney

KELLS -- Liam Gallagher, free

LARRY'S GREENFRONT -- Roger Rogers Jam, $5

LATONA PUB -- Guitar Slim, $2

LAVA LOUNGE -- Open mic, with MC Ty

LITTLE RED HEN -- Salty Sunday Jams, with Big Daddy Fred

LIZZARD LOUNGE -- Live jazz with 1-2-3

MADISON'S CAFE -- Open mic

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT -- Jay Thomas Big Band

OLD TIMER'S CAFE -- Lonnie Williams Quartet, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE -- Ain't No Heaven Seven, $6

*OWL 'N' THISTLE -- Danny Barnes & the Heathen

RUPERT'S -- Open mic, hosted by Michael Comiskey, free

SPEAKEASY -- Poppy Moody, free

STARS BAR -- Andre Ferriante

THE VILLAGE INN PUB -- Open mic, free

TINI BIGS LOUNGE -- Ben Black, free

TULA'S -- Steve Griggs Quintet, $5


MONDAY 12/27

700 CLUB -- 1-2-3 Jazz

AGUA VERDE CAFE -- Rez: Flamenco & Gypsy Swing, free

AXIS -- The Brian Nova Trio, free

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS -- Brian Nova Trio -- Funk!

BOHEMIAN -- Straight Ahead, $5

BROADWAY BAR & GRILL -- Gary Fukushima, free

CENTRAL SALOON -- Jamie Sheets Blues Jam, $5

COLE'S TAVERN, TACOMA -- Karl Thurmond & 3 Piece Suit

FIDDLER'S INN -- Open mic

GALWAY ARMS -- Scott Law

GORDON BIERSCH -- Marc Olsen

HABANA'S LOUNGE, TACOMA -- Disciples of Sound

ICON GRILL -- Scot Ranney

J&M CAFE -- Jaime Sheets & the Sheetrockers, free

KELLS -- Liam Gallagher, free

LARRY'S GREENFRONT -- Tim Turner Band, free

LIZZARD LOUNGE -- The Jim Basnight Thing

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT -- The New Orleans Quintet, free

OLD TIMER'S CAFE -- Lonnie Williams Quartet, free

OWL 'N' THISTLE -- K.W. Miller

RAINBOW BAR & GRILL -- A.D.D.

TULA'S -- DJ Kat Live Vocal Jam, $5


TUESDAY 12/28

2218 -- H.B. Radke & the Jet City Swingers

700 CLUB -- Jive Turkey

AVENUE ONE RESTAURANT -- Willette Hill, free

*BALLARD FIREHOUSE -- Hot Tuna, Derek Trucks Band, $20

CAFE PINCEAU -- Open mic, with Steve Cearley, free

COLE'S TAVERN, TACOMA -- Pete Moceri Band

CONOR BYRNE'S -- Set Dancing

*CROCODILE -- Alta May, Hog Molly, Subminute: Radio, $6

EASY STREET PUB -- Live jazz with the Brad Pepineau Trio

GALWAY ARMS -- Liza Warfel

GORDON BIERSCH -- The Dan Heck Trio, free

HABANA'S LOUNGE, TACOMA -- Classical Spanish Guitar

ICON GRILL -- Scot Ranney

J&M CAFE -- Jaime Sheets & the Sheetrockers, free

JAZZ ALLEY -- McCoy Tyner Trio, with Bobby Hutcherson, $21.50

KELLS -- Liam Gallagher, free

LARRY'S GREENFRONT -- The Scott Harris Band

LOCK AND KEEL -- Bushwhack Tuesday: Open mic with Evan Duke

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT -- File Gumbo Zydeco Band, free

OLD TIMER'S CAFE -- Bar Fly

OWL 'N' THISTLE -- Bebop & Destruction

PINK DOOR -- The Julie Cascioppo Experience, free

RAINBOW BAR & GRILL -- Crooked Worm

RE-BAR -- Jodie Watts & guest

SCARLET TREE -- Annieville Blues Jam, free

STARS BAR -- Larry Fuller

TRAVELER'S PUB -- Open mic, w/Phil Parsons, free

TULA'S -- Jim Knapp Orchestra, $7


WEDNESDAY 12/29

1201 CAFE & LOUNGE, PORTLAND -- Star Search

700 CLUB -- The King of Clubs

ADRIATICA RESTAURANT -- Brian Nova & Buddy Catlett, free

ART BAR -- Live jazz with the Dan Heck Trio & Joe Doria

BAIT-HOUSE -- Up by Noon, free

BLUE MOON TAVERN -- Open mic with Martin, free

BOHEMIAN -- Alex D & Rude Boy, $5

CENTRAL SALOON -- Snoopy's Urban Jam

CENTURY BALLROOM -- Swing, with Hep Jen, $5

COLE'S TAVERN, TACOMA -- Jerry Miller & Daibando

CROCODILE -- Faith & Disease, Diamond Fist Werny, $6

FENIX ABOVE -- Head Trauma Coalition Show, $1

FENIX UNDERGROUND -- The Beatniks, $10

GALWAY ARMS -- Jon Parry & Orville Johnson

*GORDON BIERSCH -- Tiger Zane, free

*HABANA -- The Mad Tea Party, with Rockin' Teenage Combo and Pauley Ethnic

HABANA'S LOUNGE, TACOMA -- Comedy Club

HOPVINE -- Open mic

ICON GRILL -- Scott Ranney

JAZZ ALLEY -- McCoy Tyner Trio, with Bobby Hutcherson, $21.50

LARRY'S GREENFRONT -- Charles White All-Star Blues Jam, $5

LIZZARD LOUNGE -- "Smooth Jazz"

METROPOLIS, OLYMPIA -- Swing Night, $4

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT -- Floyd Standifer, free

OLD TIMER'S CAFE -- Seattle Slim

OWL 'N' THISTLE -- Sweet Juice

PARAGON -- Ray Baldwin Trio

PINK DOOR -- The Midnight Trio & the Baritone Kings, free

RAINBOW BAR & GRILL -- The Jones

SCARLET TREE -- Manteca, $3

STARS BAR -- June Tonkin

TRACTOR TAVERN -- Hank Williams Revue, $5

TULA'S -- Victor Lin Trio, $5

ZEITGEIST -- Resonant/Circuit presents the Cogitation Trio, free

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