ALMOND TREE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE• (209) 632-7379
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke; Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 2243 Lander Ave., Turlock.
BARKIN’ DOG GRILL• (209) 572-2341
Dec. 9, Blue Monday Christmas Party; Thursdays, open jam with David Dow and friends. 940 11th St., Modesto.
BATTERED BEAVER• (209) 847-7147
Fridays, DJ Arnie and DJ T; Saturdays, DJ Awal. 108 N. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale.
BLUEBERRY HILL BAR AND GRILL• (209) 394-1401
Fridays and Saturdays, DJ and dancing. 2295 F St., Livingston.
HERO’S SPORTS LOUNGE• (209) 981-23111
Dec. 17, Metalachi, DAM; Dec. 20, Brew HaHa comedy; Dec. 22, Rockabilly Cruise Night’s Rockin’ Christmas-bring a toy for a discount; Dec. 28, UFC; Tuesdays, jazz nights. 821 L St., Modesto. $5-$10.
CLARION HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER• (209) 521-1612
Mondays, open mic night; Tuesdays, Tropical Latin nights; Wednesdays, Creole Jazz Kings; Thursdays, Vibes & Verbs, The Fine Line and open mic; Saturdays, Soul Saturdays; Third Sundays, Modesto Traditional Jazz Jammers. 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto.
CLIMAX BAR AND NIGHTCLUB• (209) 918-1910
Tuesdays, karaoke; first and third Sundays, Lashes Drag Show. 607 7th St. .
CROCODILES NIGHT CLUB• (209) 544-1962
Thursdays, salsa lessons, Latin music; Fridays-Saturdays, dance music; Sundays, swing lessons. 1745 Prescott Road, Modesto.
DEVA• (209) 572-3382
Thursdays, live jazz. 1202 J St., Modesto. Free.
DOC’S ‘Q’ N PIT STOP• (209) 522-3627
Fridays, Tony Westlake. 421 Maze Blvd., Modesto.
GERVASONI’S RESTAURANT• (209) 523-1961
Fridays, Carlos Martinez; Saturdays, Patty Castillo Davis. 712 9th St., Modesto.
KNUCKLEHEAD’S GRILL• (209) 575-1545
Wednesdays, Bike Nites. 500 N. Carpenter Road, Modesto.
LAS MARGARITAS GRILL• (209) 847-5606
Fridays, Angel Jasso. 1214 W. F St., Oakdale.
MAIN STREET INN• (209) 599-0095
Dec. 7, The Grind Band; Dec. 13, Ugliest Christmas Sweater Contest; Dec. 14, Road to Liberty; Dec. 20, Mother Teresa and the Sinners; Dec. 21, Nihgt Veil; Dec. 28, L8 Niters; Dec. 31, Nihgt Veil; Fridays, DJ Lamont. 130 E. Main St., Ripon.
MATERIAL GRILL• (209) 918-2579
Fridays, Josh Rosenblum Band. 4925 Sisk Road, Salida.
MIDWAY CLUB• (209) 537-4900
Tuesdays-Sundays, karaoke. 1419 Mitchell Road, Ceres.
NINO’S PLACE• (209) 578-6522
Wednesdays, line dancing; Thursdays, live music and ladies night; Fridays, live country; Saturday, live rock. 5219 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
P. WEXFORD’S PUB• (209) 576-7939
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• (209) 962-8638
Fridays, karaoke with Luke & Shirley. 12765 Mueller Drive, Groveland.
RIDGWAY’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE• (209) 576-1587
Fridays-Tuesdays, Clovis King; Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke with Brad. 2401 E. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto.
SANTA FE STATION• (209) 521-0492
Fridays-Saturdays, Elias Loreto; Mondays, Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 4929 Yosemite Blvd., Empire.
SHOOTERS PUB & GRILL - CLARION HOTEL• (209) 846-0695
Mondays, open mic comedy; Fridays, country night; Saturdays, boogie nights. 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto. ehpresents.com
SKEWERS RESTAURANT• (209) 525-3611
Fridays, DJ; Saturdays, live belly dancing and DJ. 906 J St., Modesto.
SPEAKEASY LOUNGE• (209) 238-3907
Thursdays-Sundays, live entertainment; Wednesdays-Thursdays, DJs; Sundays, karaoke. 985 12th St., Modesto.
SURLA’S• (209) 550-5555
Thursdays, live entertainment. 431 12th St., Modesto.
T’S• (209) 522-7200
Dec. 7, The Dubious Groove, Josh Hardin Bday Bash; Dec. 14, Wicked Hickie and the Bonemen double release party with Emerson Biggins; Dec. 21, Public Domain; Dec. 28, The Blue Diamond Band. 710 N. Ninth St., Modesto.
THE BOARDROOM• (209) 409-8665
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.
BRAVE BULL• (209) 529-6712
Sundays, The Brave Bull-ettes drag show. 701 S. 9th St., Modesto. Free.
THE OTHER PLACE• (209) 524-2450
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke contest; Fridays-Saturdays, local country bands. 2003 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto.
THE PARTISAN• (209) 723-0599
Mondays, open mic; Tuesdays, trivia; Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays-Fridays, the social. 432 W. Main St., Merced.
TIKI COCKTAIL LOUNGE• (209) 577-9969
Tuesdays, karaoke with DJ Andre; Thursdays and Saturdays, hip hop and dance with DJ Andre. 932 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
TRESETTI’S WORLD CAFE• (209) 572-2990
Fridays, Patty Castillo Davis. 927 11th St., Modesto.
VITO’S RISTORANTE• (209) 576-1851
Tuesdays, live music. 918 13th St., Modesto.
YOSEMITE LANES• (209) 524-9161
Fridays, DJ JL and Awol; Saturdays, live local bands. 2301 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto. www.yosemitelanes.com