108 SPORTS LOUNGE
Saturdays, DJs. 3119 Atchison Ave., Riverbank.
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke; Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 2243 Lander Ave., Turlock.
AZUCAR LATIN GRILL
Thursdays, DJ's house music; Fridays-Saturdays, live salsa music. 1001 10th St., Modesto.
BARKIN' DOG GRILL
Dec. 21, Second Tradition; Dec. 28, Two Guys with a Guitar; Dec. 29, Dave Boyatt Jazz Night; Dec. 31, Ernie Bucio's Little Big Band. Thursdays, David Dow. 940 11th St., Modesto.
Thursdays, D.J. Anthony; Fridays, DJ Chopstiques. 108 N. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale.
Fridays, Kent Gripenstraw. 1505 West F St., Oakdale.
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke; Fridays- Saturdays, DJ "O"; Sundays, Drag Show featuring The Brave Bull-ettes, hosted by Miss Anjali. 701 S. 9th St., Modesto.
CAMP 4 WINE CAFE
Wednesdays, Scott Bartenhagen. 1508 10th St.
Mondays, open mic night; Tuesdays, Tropical Latin nights, dance lessons. Wednesdays, Creole Jazz Kings; Thursdays, Vibes & Verbs, The Fine Line and open mic; Fridays, Valley Super Singles; Saturdays, Soul Saturdays, 9 p.m.; Third Sundays, Modesto Traditional Jazz Jammers. 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto.
Tuesdays, Rhythm Deluxe; Thursdays, live music; Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 927 10th St., Modesto. www.myspace.com/copperrhino1
CROCODILES NIGHT CLUB
Thursdays, salsa lessons, Latin music; Fridays-Saturdays, dance music; Sundays, ongoing swing lessons, 1745 Prescott Road, Modesto.
Thursdays, live jazz. 1202 J St., Modesto. Free.
DOC'S 'Q' N PIT STOP
Fridays, Tony Westlake. 421 Maze Blvd., Modesto.
FAT CAT MUSIC HOUSE
Dec. 21, End of the World Beatles Tribute Party; Dec. 29, ZION I; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party. 930 11th St., Modesto. www.tickets.com
FIRKIN AND FOX
Thursdays, FunkyTim. 11th and I streets, Modesto. www.firkinfoxmodesto.com
Thursdays, Ladies nigh with live music; Fridays, Joe Barretta and Timothy Allen.1020 10th St., Modesto.
Fridays-Saturdays, Mr. Carlos Martinez.712 9th St., Modesto.
GURU INDIAN CUISINE
Wednesdays, Mary Elizabeth Boutte Jazz Band. 950 Oakdale Road, Suite A, Modesto.
HERO'S SPORTS LOUNGE
Tuesdays, rock; Fridays, Neil Buettner. 821 L St., Modesto.
JURA'S PIZZA PARLOR
Saturday, live music. 309 North Center Street, Turlock.
Wednesdays, Bike Nites. 500 N. Carpenter Road, Modesto.
LAS MARGARITAS GRILL
Fridays, Angel Jasso. 1214 W. F St., Oakdale.
MAIN STREET INN
Thursdays, karaoke; Fridays, DJs. 130 E. Main St., Ripon.
Fridays, Josh Rosenblum Band. 4925 Sisk Road, Salida.
Tuesdays-Sundays, karaoke. 1419 Mitchell Road, Ceres.
Thursdays, karaoke; Fridays-Saturdays, live bands. 3014 Fourth St., Ceres.
Dec. 21, Emerson Biggins; Dec. 22, Anthem; Dec. 28, Bobby Love and Sweet Sugar; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with Rock Lobster. Wednesdays and Sundays, karaoke. 5219 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
P. WEXFORD'S PUB
Tuesdays, trivia; Wednesdays, Neil Buettner; Thursdays, Johnny & Kelly; Fridays-Saturdays, Research & Development, The Nines, Steve Kenworthy and Joe Barretta. 3313 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
Thursdays-Saturdays, DJs. 950 10th St., Modesto.
PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE RESORT
Fridays, karaoke with Luke & Shirley. 12765 Mueller Drive, Groveland.
Fridays-Tuesdays, Clovis King; Wednesdays-Thursdays, Roni and Brad.2401 E. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto.
SANTA FE STATION
Fridays-Saturdays, Elias Loreto; Mondays, Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 4929 Yosemite Blvd., Empire.
SHOOTERS PUB & GRILL CLARION HOTEL
Saturdays, Soul Saturdays with DJ Chill and Steve D. Trix. 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto. www.ehpresents.com
Thursdays, karaoke. 906 J St., Modesto.
Thursdays-Sundays, live entertainment; Wednesdays-Thursdays, DJs; Sundays, karaoke. 985 12th St., Modesto.
STRINGS ITALIAN CAFE
Fridays, In One Accord. 1501 Geer Road, Turlock.
Thursdays, live entertainment. 431 12th St., Modesto.
Dec. 21, Poorhouse Millionaires; Dec. 22, The Honey Wilders; Dec. 28, The Second Tradition Band; Dec. 29, Kickstart; Jan. 1, Jeramy Norris and The Dangerous Mood. 710 N. Ninth St., Modesto.
Dec. 21, ThizLatin Hip-Hop Show; Dec. 22, Borgerkregen Swedish Metal; Dec. 27, Following Forest Fires; Dec. 28, Luna Ursa Post Apocalypsis Show; Dec. 29, California Heavy Metal Festival; Dec. 31, Rockin' Fashion Show NYE Celebration. 417 7th St., Modesto.
Mondays, karaoke; Tuesdays, Tim Allen; Wednesdays, DJ Jason Gulley; Thursdays, Neil Buettner and Matt Harrington; Fridays, Johnny & Kelly; Saturdays, MCW Band, Strange Brew, The Nines, Public Domain; Sundays, karaoke. 1528 J St., Modesto.
THE OTHER PLACE
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke contest; Fridays-Saturdays, local country bands. 2003 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto.
Tuesdays, live bands; Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays, DJ; Fridays, stereo; Saturdays, live indie music. 432 W. Main St., Merced.
TIKI COCKTAIL LOUNGE
Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke with MC Frank & DJ Andre; Fridays, Top 40 music; Saturdays, hip-hop. 932 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
WELLINGTON'S BRITISH PUB & RESTAURANT
First and third Tuesdays, trivia; Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays-Saturdays, DJ and dancing. 10 E. Main St., Turlock.
Thursdays, Audio Aces; Friday and every other Saturday, karaoke. 2301 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto. www.yosemitelanes.com