ALMOND TREE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE• (209) 632-7379
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke; Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 2243 Lander Ave., Turlock.
BARKIN’ DOG GRILL• (209) 572-2341
Friday, Johnny Rocket and the Thrust; March 14, Tony & the Tuff Times; March 19, open jam with David Dow and Third Thursday Art Walk; March 20, Hot Club Faux Gitane; March 21, Second Tradition Band; March 22, annual Ernie Bucio Scholarship Fundraiser. 940 11th St., Modesto.
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BATTERED BEAVER• (209) 847-7147
Fridays, DJ Arnie and DJ T; Saturdays, DJ Awal. 108 N. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale.
BELLA VAGOS• (209) 573-8605
Thursdays, live music on the patio. 521 McHenry Ave, Modesto.
BLUEBERRY HILL BAR AND GRILL• (209) 394-1401
Fridays-Saturdays, DJ and dancing. 2295 F St., Livingston.
CLARION HOTEL• (209) 521-1612
Mondays, open-mike night; Tuesdays, Tropical Latin nights; Wednesdays, Creole Jazz Kings; Thursdays, Vibes & Verbs, the Fine Line; Fridays, John Cardenas and the Wise Guys; open mike; Saturdays, Soul Saturdays. 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto.
CLIMAX BAR AND NIGHTCLUB• (209) 408-8659
Tuesdays, karaoke; Fridays, DJ Arnie; Saturdays, DJ Tease; Sundays, Dragalicious drag show. 607 Seventh 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 and Sundays, live music. 1202 J St., Modesto. Free.
FAT CAT MUSIC HOUSE & LOUNGE• (209) 524-1400
March 28, Malo and Tierra. 930 11th St., Modesto. www.tickets.com.
FRUIT YARD• (209) 577-3093
Thursdays, Live music featuring Sandy Maule, 6-9 p.m; Fridays, Live music with Rick Barnes, 7:30-11 p.m.. 7948 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto.
GERVASONI’S• (209) 523-1961
March 17, Live music, corned beef and cabbage. 712 9th St., Modesto.
LAS MARGARITAS GRILL• (209) 847-5606
Fridays, Angel Jasso. 1214 W. F St., Oakdale.
MAIN STREET INN• (209) 599-0095
Fridays, DJ Lamont. 130 E. Main St., Ripon.
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; Saturdays, live rock. 5219 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
P. WEXFORD’S PUB• (209) 576-7939
Tuesdays, trivia; Wednesdays, Neil Buettner; Thursdays, Johnny and Kelly; Fridays, The Nines; Saturdays, Rick Barnes. 3313 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
Thursdays-Saturdays, DJs. 950 10th St., Modesto.
PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE RESORT• (209) 962-8638
Fridays, karaoke with Luke and Shirley. 12765 Mueller Drive, Groveland.
QUEEN BEAN COFFEE HOUSE• (209) 521-8000
Sundays, open mike for comedy, music and poetry. Hosted by K-Cizzl. 1126 14th St., Modesto.
RIDGWAY’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE• (209) 576-1587
Fridays-Tuesdays, Clovis King; Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke with Brad. 2401 E. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto.
RIVETS AMERICAN GRILL• (209) 846-0501
March 28, Roem Baur, 9 p.m. 2307 Oakdale Road, Modesto.
SANTA FE STATION• (209) 521-0492
Fridays-Saturdays, Elias Loreto; Mondays, Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 4929 Yosemite Blvd., Empire.
SHOOTERS PUB & GRILL• (209) 846-0695
Mondays, open-mike comedy; Wednesdays, Creole Jazz Kings; Fridays, John Cardenas and the Wise Guys; 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, open-mike night for music, poetry and comedy; Thursdays, DJs; Sundays, karaoke. 985 12th St., Modesto.
STRINGS ITALIAN CAFE• (209) 669-9777
Fridays, In One Accord. 1501 Geer Road, Turlock.
SURLA’S• (209) 550-5555
Thursdays, live entertainment. 431 12th St., Modesto.
THE BOARDROOM• (209) 409-8665
Mondays, karaoke; Tuesdays, Tim Allen; Wednesdays, DJ Jason Gulley; Thursdays, Neil Buettner and Matt Harrington; Fridays, Johnny and Kelly; Saturdays, MCW Band, Strange Brew, The Nines, Public Domain; Sundays, karaoke. 1528 J St., Modesto.
THE BRAVE BULL• (209) 529-6712
March 15, Madonna “Rebel Heart” Album Release Party; Sundays, the Brave Bull-ettes drag show. 701 S. Ninth St., Modesto. Free.
THE OTHER PLACE• (209) 524-2450
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke contest; Fridays-Saturdays, country bands. 2003 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto.
THE PARTISAN• (209) 723-0599
Mondays, open mike; Tuesdays, trivia; Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays-Fridays, the social. 432 W. Main St., Merced.
TIKI COCKTAIL LOUNGE• (209) 577-9969
Tuesdays, karaoke with DJ Andre; third Wednesdays, Wig-Out Wednesday with Nina West; 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, bands. 2301 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto. www.yosemitelanes.com