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Innsbrook After Hours Concert series every Wednesday through Aug. 21. Tonight, The Neville Brothers perform with The Oregon Hill Funk All-Stars at 6:30 at Innsbrook Pavilion. $6-$10. Directions and info at www.innsbrookafterhours.com.

August Musicales Series Richmond Symphony violinist Yen Yu and pianist Hope Armstrong Erb perform together at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church at 8 p.m. Reception will follow. Free. 1627 Monument Ave. 359-2463.

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Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Ground Zero (jungle, deep house, drum 'n' bass), weekly, 10 p.m. $3.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Lawrence Olds Trio (jazz/swing), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cafe Diem Coyote Nowhere (rain-forest cowboy funk), 9 p.m., free.

Cary St. Café Mink with the ChillHarmonic Orchestra, 10 p.m., 21 and up, $2.

Chugger's The 9:55 Club comedy show, weekly, free.

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

Joey's Open mic night, weekly, 8 p.m.

Medley's The B-Side Players (blues), weekly.

Out Of Bounds Dirty Ol' Soul, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Paysanne Janet Martin, weekly, 9 p.m.

Poe's Pub Cigar Store Indians (rockabilly), 9 p.m., $5.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Special Ed and the Shortbus Bluegrass Band.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m.

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (alternative folk rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m.

Sideline Café Open mic with Kirk of the Guitar Brothers, weekly, free.

Surfish Station Hayes Elverston Band (acoustic pop), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Swingers The Deviltones, Ghoultown.

The Tobacco Company The Joe Scott Trio, 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

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Popping Up Pets The interactive puppet show for children of all ages is back with a performance at the Richmond Public Library main building, at 10:30 a.m. The show features songs and stories with a books-and-pets theme. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4514.

Riverfront Outdoor Movies Watch "Cats & Dogs" at 7 p.m. on Brown's Island as part of this weekly series through Aug. 29. Free. www.downtownpresents.org.

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Jumpin' Concert series every Thursday through Aug. 29. Tonight, red-hot wildcat rockabilly legend Billy Lee Riley performs from 6:30-9 in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Garden. 2800 Grove Ave. 21 and older. $10. 340-1400.

Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra will perform a free concert on the lawn of the Innsbrook Branch Library at 7 p.m. Rain or shine. 4060 Innslake Drive. 747-8140.

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18th and Main Café Poet Heads open mic, weekly, 8 p.m., $3.

Ashland Coffee & Tea "Blue's artist of the year" Rory Block, 8 p.m., $12 in advance, $15 at door.

Awful Arthur's West End: Karaoke, weekly, free.

Babe's Commonbond.

Bogart's Back Room Artist Showcase/Soul Party: an open-mic soul/hip-hop showcase, weekly, 9 p.m., $5.

Bottoms Up Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli Steve Greene and The Salsa Night Gang, 9 p.m. Salsa lessons with Emilly Torres, 8-9 p.m., $3. 21 and over.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Steve Bassett and the Jimmy Black trio, weekly, 9-11 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary Street Café Railroad Earth, 10 p.m.

Chopstix Wax Museum with DJ Thread, weekly, 10 p.m., $2.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud featuring Rize, weekly, free.

The Hard Shell Keith Willingham Trio (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Lightfoots Johnny Houston & the Legends, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Main St. Beer Co. Pete Frostic and friends, 9 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Open-mic night, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Medley's Restaurant & Blues Bar Smokin' Section's open jam, weekly, free.

Mi Hacienda Latin Night with DJ Fernando, weekly, 9 p.m.

Mulligan's Sports Grille South Side: karaoke, weekly, free.

Poe's Pub Angry Johnny and the Killbillies, 9:30 p.m., $5.

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

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Thirst Movement with George.

Sauce at the Pizza Place Frequency party, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $3-$5.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.

Shenanigans Stablehorse (bluegrass), 8 p.m.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

The Tobacco Company The John Fetherston Band, 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

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

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Embrace the Spirit with the Down-Home Family Reunion. The Elegba Folklore Society presents a celebration of African-American folk life. The festival kicks off Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Central, 3207 N. Boulevard. It continues Saturday at 2 p.m. in Abner Clay Park, located on the corner of Belvidere and Leigh streets in Jackson Ward. 644-3900. www.elegbafolkloresociety.org.

Richmond Walk "The Ghost Walk," which offers a lighthearted approach to ghost stories of downtown Richmond, departs at 6:30 p.m. from Ninth and Bank streets. $5-$8. Reservations required. 673-9255.

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Friday Cheers This concert series runs every Friday through Aug. 30. Tonight, Plunky and Oneness with opener the All Mighty Senators will perform from 6-9:30 p.m. on Brown's Island. Free. www.fridaycheers.org.

Fridays at Sunset Concert series every Friday through Aug. 16. Tonight, Kirk Whalum performs at 6 at Kanawha Plaza downtown. 8th and Cary streets. $10. www.fridaysatsunset.com.

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All Media Show and Reception at the Tobacco Gallery at 7:30 p.m. Runs through Sept. 7. 2001 E. Grace St. 643-7959. www.shockoebottomarts.com.

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Bella Italia Latin Night with DJ Ritmo, weekly, 9 p.m.

Bottoms Up Acoustic night, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli Big City and JJ, 7 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJ's, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $3.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Janet Martin (acoustic), weekly, 9 p.m.

Captain's Grill Live jazz, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $7.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz, (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m., $.

Enzo Tavern and Courtyard Joe Scott Trio, 7:30-11 p.m., free.

Frequency DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly, 10 p.m.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Floating Folk Festival; weekly comedy show at 9 p.m. Live music: Kevin Kelly and Josh Bryant.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Poprocks, 10 p.m., 18 and older.

Poe's Pub Used Carlotta with Kenny Roby, 10 p.m., $5.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Jazz jam session, weekly, $3.

Sam Miller's Live jazz, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sauce Friday night house music, Frequency with DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly.

Sin é Michael James and The Actual Facts, 9 p.m., free.

The Tobacco Company Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

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Play Days at Market Café Join Radio Disney every Saturday for "Family Day" at the Market Cafe in Innsbrook. Families can listen and dance to all their favorite Radio Disney tunes, play interactive games and watch a new Disney movie each week. This week's movie is "Toy Story 2." 10 a.m.-noon. Innsbrook, located at the corner of Nuckols and Cox roads. 353-7200 ext. 18.

Popping Up Pets The interactive puppet show for children of all ages is back with a performance at the Belmont Library at 11 a.m. The show features songs and stories with a books-and-pets theme. 3100 Elwood Ave. 646-4514.

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Carpenter Center Jazz saxophonist Mike Phillips and special guests Bob Baldwin & Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $23-$35, and are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com, and through the Carpenter Center box office. 649-0588.

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After 6 Latin night, weekly, 9 p.m.

Border Chophouse Michael Mulvaney, 3-5 p.m.

Boulevard Deli Jackass Flats, 8 p.m.

Breakers Wendy Pace (acoustic rock), 8:30 p.m., free.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz, (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m., $.

Enzo's Tavern Joe Scott Trio, 7:30-11 p.m., free.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Cary Jackson and Friends; weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Live music: Kurt Stemhagen.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café No On 15, early.

Poe's Pub George Winn and the Bluegrass Partners, 9 p.m., $4.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Gloria Glasgow and her Sextet.

Shenanigan's Johnnie and the Lowdowns.

Sin é The Rhythm Masters, 9 p.m., free.

The Tobacco Company Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

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Comedy With a Cause Comedy Alley presents a special fund-raising event for FURS, a nonprofit organization that helps dogs find homes. 7115 Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.

Speech Re-enactment Each Sunday, enjoy an organ recital at 1:30 p.m., then Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech at 2 p.m. at St. John's Church. 2401 E. Broad St. Through Sept. 1. Donations accepted. 648-5015.

Walking Tour Explore different Richmond communities each Sunday on foot with a guide from the Richmond History Center. This Sunday the group will tour the museum district. Through October. Call for details. $6-$7. 649-0711.

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Summer Interlude Series The Richmond Chamber Players present this concert series Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Through Aug. 25. Today, enjoy the sounds of New York, with pieces by Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin and others. 2800 Grove Ave. $12-$14. 340-1405.

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Bottoms Up Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Havana '59 Sunday Brunch with Havana Son (salsa), weekly, noon-2 p.m., free.

Nation Slayer, 6:30 p.m.

Nightclub 930 Paul Westerberg (former Replacement's singer), 7:30 p.m., $20.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Peralta, Planes Mistaken for Stars, The Break, early.

Poe's Pub Those Darn Accordions, 8:30 p.m., $6.

Richie's Pacific Grill Liason The Latino Merengue Show.

Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic night with Kirk of The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 6-9 p.m., free.

Shenanigans Beach party with Steve "Mr. Beach" Leonard, weekly, 7 p.m.

Southern Culture Johnny Hott's Piedmont Souprize, weekly, free.

Visions Dance Club Shag and oldies party, weekly, 5:30 p.m., free.

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Musical Mondays at Maymont Enjoy free performances on the Carriage House Lawn every Monday at 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 26. Tonight's theme of "Keeping Cool" with Barfield & Co. Dancers, a Maymont craft activity and the Henrico Community Band. 1700 Hampton St. www.maymont.org.

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Bogart's Back Room The Devil's Workshop (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Cary St. Café Jahvaquarium, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Chopstix Information Technology drum 'n' bass DJ show, weekly.

Fox & Hounds Kyle Davis, Rick Schaffer and Buster Bohannon, weekly, free.

Nightclub 930 Our Lady Peace with Audiovent and Greenwheel, 7:30 p.m., $20.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Further Seems Forever, Breaking Pangaea, Dynamite Boy and Lost City Angels, early.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Poe's Pub The Splendid Nobodys (rock) and Fire in the Boathouse, 8:30 p.m., free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Karaoke with Matt.

Surfish Station David Carter, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

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18th and Main Café Latin Night, weekly, 10 p.m. Free salsa, merengue and bachata lessons from 8-9 p.m., weekly.

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

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary St. Café Modern Groove Syndicate, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Damon's Wendy Pace (acoustic), weekly, free.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m.

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

Poe's Pub Wendy Pace (acoustic rock), 8:30 p.m., free.

Razzles Richmond Shag Club's intermediate shag dance lessons (free for members) and dance, weekly, 7 p.m.

Richie's Pacific Grill Jimmi Janksta

Shenanigans Open mic with Tom "Teapot" Hailey, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sin é Michael James, 8:30 p.m., free.

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

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