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Wednesday 28



night life

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-9330.

Bella Arte The KStraw Quartet (jazz), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Bogart's Back Room Mike Gales and the Warriorz (funk), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Bottom Line Nick's karaoke, weekly. 644-5944.

Breaker's South No Charge, weekly, 8 p.m. 323-8024.

Bubba's Restaurant Oldies Music Night, weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 236-1600.

Bull and Bear Club Lounge Party Open House, weekly, 6-9 p.m., free. 649-8431.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Moossa, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Wrinkle Neck Mules (alt-country), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club 534 Berlin, '80s new-wave night, weekly. 353-9670.

Club Razzles "Havana Nights," salsa and merengue, with free dance lessons, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 330-0007.

Emilio's Southside Future Squad (funky jams), weekly, 10 p.m., $3. 359-1224.

Europa Ground Zero DJs (house, down tempo, dub), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Craig Robinson, 8 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Hard Shell RPF Music (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Hyperlink Café Open-mic night (spoken word, live music, jams), weekly, 6-9 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Meade Skelton (folk), 6-8 p.m. 262-9887.

Lucky Lounge S.I.N. Night, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA Latin Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Retrolution (industrial), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Matrixx Room College Dance Night, weekly, 9 p.m. 225-8686.

Out of Bounds Faron Hamblin, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free. 355-7390.

Penny Lane Pub Acoustic open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 780-1682.

Poe's Pub Ominotago (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café John Leedes, Tina Haney and Chris Schup (acoustic rock), 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Rare Olde Times Princess Complex, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

Sharky's The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (acoustic), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é DC Motors, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company Rhythmasters, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Thursday 29



night life

Alley Katz Time of Cholera CD release, This Time It's War, Ligeia, Covet the Knife, Immure, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $7. 643-2816.

Arthur's at Inns of Virginia Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 288-2800.

Azzurro Restaurant Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen, weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 282-1509.

Bahama Joe's Top 40 Dance Night, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Baja Bean Company Karaoke, weekly. 257-5445.

Bandito's "Thursday Night Drama" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.

Bogart's Back Room Special Ed and the Shortbus Bluegrass Band, 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly. 739-8871.

Brio's Tuscan Grille Carol Covell Trio, 6-9 p.m., free. 272-2255.

Bubba's Restaurant Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Roger Carroll and Chez Roué Orchette, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club The Wailers, 8:30 p.m., $20-$22.50. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Intense City (rock), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud features Rize, weekly, free. 643-2060.

Curbside Café The Scott Miller Band Project (acoustic rock), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 355-7008.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath (progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Firebirds Rocky Mountain Grill Kevin Kelley, weekly, 5-9 p.m., free. 364-9744.

Funny Bone Craig Robinson, 8 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Fusion The Steve Kessler Quartet (jazz piano), weekly, 8:30 p.m., $5. 249-2338.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Honey Whyte's Ryan Hearn (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge, weekly, 10 p.m., $10. 254-1942.

Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Frank, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA New Orleans Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Pop '80s Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Matrixx Room Reggae Party, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 225-8686.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) Karaoke, weekly, free. 744-8686.

Nanci Raygun Capillary Action, The Fantastic Wonderfuls, Red Canasta, all ages, 5 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

Out of Bounds Jason Horst, weekly, 10 p.m. 355-7390.

Poe's Pub Gayle McGhee, Buttercups, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Rare Olde Times Uisce Beatha (Irish jam), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Reflections Fahari Sound (reggae), weekly, 9 p.m., $5 after midnight. 519-5324.

Sharky's Pat O'Brien (singer-songwriter), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Sideline Café Karaoke hosted by Bill Campbell, weekly, 8:30 p.m. 748-4786.

Sin é Karaoke Night, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company Janet Martin, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tonic Soul Kitchen (music and poetry), weekly, 8 p.m., $7. 304-6857.

Visions Dance Club Karaoke, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 379-3800.

Friday 30



events

Capital City Kwanzaa Festival The Elegba Folklore Society presents The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival, with performances, children's activities and The African Market, 6 p.m.-midnight at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Admission is $5-$6. 644-3900.

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Alley Katz Katti Wankis, Socially Below Standard, Bexley, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $7. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Last Train Home Holiday Show, 8 p.m., $10. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, $5. 262-9652.

Bogart's Back Room Alan Parker Group (jazz), 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Breakers Colonial Heights Missing Mason (rock, blues), 8 p.m. 526-2536.

Breakers South The Tin Man, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 323-8024.

Canal Club The Bopcats, Billy Ray Hatley and the Show Dogs, The Taters, 8 p.m., $7. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café In Session (reggae, funk), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 8 p.m., $3. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $10-$12. 266-9377.

Daddio's Grille Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 754-1448.

Emilio's Mayuco (flamenco guitar), 7-9 p.m., weekly, free. Doc Branch and the Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and DJ J.P. (broken beat and house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Craig Robinson, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Fusion Live blues and jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $7. This week, Modern Groove Syndicate. 249-2338.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Jesse's Place Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 550-0804.

Kitty O'Shea's Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

La Familia Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve (Latin dance music), weekly, free lessons 9-10 p.m., music 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 261-5400.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar New Wave Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Matrixx Room Friday Night Dance Party, weekly, 9 p.m., $5-$10. 225-8686.

McCormack's Irish Pub All Has Fallen, Bloody Crackdown, Red Angel, 10 p.m. 648-1003.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

Murphy's Law Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

Nuccio's Trattoria Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 594-0040.

Playing Field Karaoke with Max, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 755-7700.

Plant Zero Hot Salsa Happy Hour with DJ El Duro (salsa, merengue), weekly, 5:30-9:30 p.m., 6 p.m. dance lesson, $5. 921-2651.

Poe's Pub NRG Krysys, 9:30 p.m., $6. 648-2120.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Gypsy Roots (swing jazz guitar), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Sam Miller's Oyster Bar The Yokels, weekly, 10 p.m.-midnight, free. 644-5465.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Brandon Campbell, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

Sharky's The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Shenanigans The Bruce Olsen Band, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é US, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company Rachel Leyco Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Saturday 31



new year's eve

Art6 The polyphonic antics of Hotel X and Rattlemouth return to the gallery for another night of New Year's Eve hi-jinks, guest-starring food, drink and dancing, starting at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. 0 E. Broad St. 343-1406

Bogart's Back Room Beware Brazilians bearing party favors — especially Brazilian jazz bands like Sambaiosis, giving hips one last chance to shake in 2005, starting at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25. 203 N. Lombardy St. 353-9280.

Canal Club The year comes to a messy end with a performance by GWAR and probably a monstrous New Year's baby, starting at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$25. 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café King Solomon's Marbles channels the Grateful Dead for a night of magic buses and midnight toasts, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Tickets are $15. 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445.

Children's Museum of Richmond The museum celebrates 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. with a performance by the Ululating Mummies, 1-3 p.m., and Seymour the Dinosaur. Admission is $7. 2626 W. Broad St. 474-2667.

ComedySportz The ComedySportz team just makes stuff up right through the New Year with three shows and a Twinkie Toast, 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $7, $16 and $22. 7115 Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.

Eagle Cruises Leave the shore behind with a river cruise featuring a full dinner buffet and dance music. Tickets are $75. 222-0223.

Emilio's Doc Branch and the Keynotes play live jazz over a four-course dinner with party favors, starting at 5:30 p.m. with the band kicking off at 9:30 p.m. Cost is $45. 1847 W. Broad St. Call 359-1224 for details.

Grafiti Grille George Melvin's Group Sound is joined by jazz songstress Carol Covell and a four-course meal with champagne starting at 8 p.m. Cost is $60. 403 N. Ridge Road. 288-0633.

Gray Bear Grille The Goochland restaurant offers a five-course meal, champagne toast and old-time and bluegrass music by Engine 143, 8 p.m.-midnight. Cost is $50. 1390-A Broad St. Call 784-4922 or visit www.graybeargrille.com.

Midlo-Midnight-Mile Run Hold off on the champagne until after the mile run at James River High School at midnight, hosted by Runner Bill's. Admission is $5-$10. 378-8080.

Poe's Pub Comedian and singer Marke Bush performs. Dinner starts at 6 p.m., the show starts at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $6. 2706 E. Main St. 648-2120.

Ravenchase Adventures Ravenchase organizes a New Year's Eve Treasure Hunt around the city, ending in a champagne toast at a mystery bar, starting at 8 p.m. Cost is $40. Call 218-0551 or visit www.ravenchase.com.

Tobacco Company Black tie and blackjack with music by Marna Bales Band at the Tobacco Company's two-floor party, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.— eat upstairs, dance down (after digesting). Inclusive tickets for the club are $95 for singles and $175 for couples, and admission to the first floor is $20. 1201 E. Cary St. 782-9555.

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Alley Katz New Year's Eve Party with Rock 'n' Roll Buffet, Balloon Drop, 18 and older, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$15. 643-2816.

Bandito's "Saturday Night Nature" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.

Bogart's Back Room Sambaiosis (Brazilian jazz), 9 p.m., $25. 353-9280.

Café Diem DJ Williams Projekt New Year's party, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club GWAR, 18 and older, 8:30 p.m., $20-$25. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café King Solomon's Marbles (Dead tribute New Year's party), 10 p.m., $15. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz High School League (improv), 4 p.m., $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv New Year's show), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $16-$22. 266-9377.

Cotton Club Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop variety show), weekly, 8 p.m., $10. 752-0179.

Europa DJ Omar (deep house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Firebirds Rocky Mountain Grill Kevin Kelley, weekly, 5-9 p.m., free. 364-9744.

Funny Bone Craig Robinson, 7:30 p.m., $25-$50. New Year's Eve with Craig Robinson, 10 p.m., $50. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Grafiti Grille New Year's party with Carol Covell and George Melvin, 8 p.m., $60. 288-0633.

Hyperlink Café Space Night with DJ Jereme Rometti and Jeff McGrath (reggae, electronic), weekly, $5. 254-1942.

La Familia Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve (Latin dance music), weekly, free lessons 9-10 p.m., music 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 261-5400.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Matrixx Room Copa Cabana Night (salsa), weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 225-8686.

Nanci Raygun New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball with DJ Krames and DJ Minus, 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Tommy Clarke Trio with Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver (classic jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Sharky's Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Sin é New Year's party with Wonderground, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company New Year's party with the Marna Bales Band, 8 p.m., $20. 782-9555.

Tropical Soul Soultry Saturdays DJ Night (funk, reggae, hip-hop, afrobeat), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 771-1605.

Sunday 01



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Babe's of Carytown Sunday Karaoke, weekly, 3-7 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m. 739-8871.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Fusion Jam with Mike Hawkins, weekly, 4-7 p.m. 249-2338.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Rusty Farmer and Mike Ess, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Grove Avenue Coffee and Tea Divided Highway (bluegrass), weekly, 9 a.m.-noon, free. 288-6211.

Hard Shell Daniel Clarke-Jimmy Sullivan Duo, weekly, 11:30 a.m., free. 643-2333.

Hyperlink Café Jazz Brunch, weekly, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 254-1942.

Mars Bar Throwback Dance Night ('80s and eclectic), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Metro Grill Heath Haynes, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-4453.

Mr. Bojangles Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop), 8 p.m., $8-$10. 344-2901.

Nanci Raygun Classic, Bunny Rabbits, Gepettofile, Beex, all ages, 5 p.m., $6. 353-4263.

Monday 02



night life

Bogart's Back Room Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz), weekly, 9 p.m., $6. 353-9280.

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café The Spaceheaters (psychedelic rock), weekly, 8:30 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Easy Street 9:55 Club Comedy Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Emilio's Lounge Night with DJ Ratan, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Hyperlink Café Hoodrich Promotions presents Konkrete Jungle VA (guest DJs, jungle, drum 'n' bass), weekly, doors open at 9 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

Mars Bar Milli Vanilli Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Nanci Raygun Sacrosanct (goth/industrial), 18 and over, 10 p.m., $3-$5. 353-4263.

Penny Lane Pub Karaoke, weekly, free. 780-1682.

Shenanigans The Music-Grinders, 8:30 p.m. 264-5010.

Tuesday 03



night life

Bahama Joe's Karaoke with Smitty, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Bogart's Back Room Mike Gales and the Warriorz (funk), 9 p.m., $3. 353-9280. Bubba's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem DJ Williams Projekt, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Cherry Lounge Salsa Night with free lessons, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 285-9061.

Corner Bar and Grill Open-mic night with J. Cornachione, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 213-3046.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Emilio's Sambaiosis (Brazilian jazz), 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Europa Dinner and a movie, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Firebirds Rocky Mountain Grill Kevin Kelley, weekly, 5-9 p.m., free. 364-9744.

Glenn's Corporation Warren Felton's Entertainment Karaoke, weekly, 8:30-10:30 p.m. DJ Fletcher, weekly, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 321-3444.

Hard Shell Terry Murphy Trio, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Honey Whyte's Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Hyper Hour, weekly, 6 p.m., $3. 254-1942.

Kitty O'Shea's Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Sherry, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 232-3446.

Mars Bar Totally '80s Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Matrixx Night Salsa and Reggaeton Night, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 225-8686.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

Poe's Pub Magill's Open Mic Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Shenanigans Keith Rogers and Friends, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é Dave Pollard, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly. 379-1844.

Tropical Soul Verses (spoken word, poetry, hip-hop), weekly, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 771-1605.

Visions Dance Club Wendy and Ray, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 379-3800.

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