108 SPORTS LOUNGE
Saturdays, DJs. 3119 Atchison Ave., Riverbank.
Thursdays and Saturdays, Jim Parrish; Thursdays, karaoke. 141 Santa Cruz St., Modesto.
BACCHUS FOOD & SPIRITS
Aug. 28, DJ Honey B; Fridays, Johnny & Kelly; Saturdays, DJ Kevin Garcia. 1200 I Street, Suite 1, Modesto.
Aug. 23, Gore-Galore; Aug. 28, Blair Hansen; Aug. 30, Tommy Roscoe; Aug. 31, Central Valley Pirate Punx; Sept. 4, Fist Fight, Love-Core, Robbie Giant; Sept. 5, Nathaniel, Writer; Wednesdays, comedy and karaoke; Thursdays, live music; Fridays-Saturdays, DJs; Sundays, Jay Smith. 922 9th St., Modesto. www.myspace.com/banana_joes
BARKIN' DOG GRILL
Aug. 22, Mo-Bones; Aug. 23, Block Party; Aug. 29, New Horizons Jazz Band; Aug. 30, Barkin' Dog Big Band. Wednesdays, Creole Jazz Kings. 940 11th St., Modesto.
Aug. 30, Disillude, more; Thursdays, D.J. Anthony; Fridays, DJ Chopstiqus. 108 N. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale. www.batteredbeaver.com
Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays, Latin Night; Fridays-Saturdays, DJ Gene & DJ "O"; Sundays, Drag Show featuring The Brave Bull-ettes, hosted by Miss Anjali with DJ "O". 701 S. 9th St., Modesto. www.thebravebull.com
CHEF'S OF NEW YORK
Aug. 22, John Pistola Unplugged. 2307 Oakdale Road, Modesto.
Aug. 24, Chris Cain Blues Party; Saturdays, jazz, blues, rhythm and blues. 1016 H St., Modesto.
Aug. 23, Drinking with Bukowski. 1205 J St., Modesto.
CROCODILES NIGHT CLUB
Thursdays, salsa lessons, Latin music; Fridays-Saturdays, dance music; Sundays, music from the 1940s-'70s. 1745 Prescott Road, Modesto. www.CrocodilesNightclub.com
Thursdays, live jazz. 1202 J St., Modesto.
Aug. 22, Orquesta Timbalero Band, DJ Ruben Chavez; Fridays, live Latin music and cumbia, merngue and salsa dancing and DJ Ruben Chavez. Free dance lesson by Heide and Xavier. www.oleproductions.com.
1150 9th St., Modesto.
EL PALOMAR RESTAURANT
Thursdays, Nick Shandel; Fridays, mariachi band; Saturdays, live salsa music. 3105 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
Live music. 924 15th St., Modesto.
FAT CAT MUSIC HOUSE & LOUNGE
Aug. 22, AIDS Benefit & Dance Party with DJ Chris the Rbel, Tommy Girl and DJ Izzie; Aug. 23, Flavor Flav's Block Party; Aug. 24, Perfect Machine, Los Punks Del Norte, Protoman, Left Alone, Peaceable Jones; Aug. 25, Nothing But Loser, Savage Machine, Despondency, Meat Sh*ts; Aug. 27, Third Wheel, Ode to Anthony, Whatever Fits, Kimatics; Aug. 28, Dirty Thursdays, The Jacka, Dirty DJs.. 930 11th St., Modesto. www.tickets.com
Thursdays, salsa music and dancing; Fridays, live music; Saturdays, Nat Bolden Blues Band, Shad Harris & The Groovenators. 1101 J St., Modesto.
Fridays, live music. 125 W. Main St., Ripon.
HAVEN ACRES BAR & GRILL
Tuesdays, Mike Torres and Jeramy Norris. 1691 Frewert Road, Lathrop. www.thejeramynorrisband.com
Third Saturdays, The Jeramy Norris Band; fourth Saturdays, The Wingnut Adams Band. 8304 Main St., Mokelumne Hill. www.hotelleger.com
IRON DOOR SALOON
Aug. 22-23, Big Earl and the Cryin' Shame. 18761 Main St., Groveland.
JACOB'S FINE DINING
Sept. 5, Tango with El Gato & Andrea; Fridays-Saturdays, Jan Shafer; Saturdays, DJs. 2501 McHenry Ave., Modesto. www.jacobsfinedining.com
Aug. 23, Vintage Blues Band. 833 E. Main St., Turlock.
MAIN STREET INN
Mondays, open jam session; Tuesdays, live music local bands; Thursdays, karaoke. 130 E. Main St., Ripon.
Sundays-Thursdays, karaoke. 1419 Mitchell Road, Ceres.
MODESTO SPORTS BAR & GRILL
Live music. 917 J St.
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke; Thursdays, Dance with Debbie; Fridays-Saturdays, live bands. 3014 Fourth St., Ceres.
Aug. 22, Melt Down; Aug. 23, About Face; Aug. 29, Undertones; Aug. 30, Tequila Mockingbird; Sept. 5, D.J. Slate & the Rocket 88 Band; Wednesdays, karaoke; Thursdays, DJs; Sundays, barbecue and jam sessions. 5219 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
Thursdays, Blues Shoes Band. 275 S. Washington St., Sonora.
P. WEXFORD'S PUB
Mondays, trivia; Tuesdays, The Other Guys; Wednesdays, Steve Kenworthy; Thursdays, Strangebrew & The John & Joe Show; Fridays, Rick Barnes; Saturdays, live music. 3313 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
RIDGWAY'S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
Karaoke nightly; Fridays-Tuesdays, Clovis King; Wednesdays-Thursdays, Roni & Brad. 2401 E. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto.
SANTA FE STATION
Fridays-Saturdays, Elias Loreto; Mondays, Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 4929 Yosemite Blvd., Empire.
SIDELINES PUB AND GRILL
Mondays and Thursdays, game show sports trivia, live music; Wednesdays, DJ. 2801 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
Fridays, Carl Robinson; Thursdays, karaoke. 906 J St., Modesto.
STRINGS ITALIAN CAFE
Fridays, In One Accord. 1501 Geer Road, Turlock.
Thursdays, T Ray and Friends; Fridays-Saturdays, PowerPlay; Tuesdays, karaoke; Wednesdays, DJs. 710 N. Ninth St., Modesto.
Saturdays, Jim Parrish and karoake. 2921 E. Whitmore, Ceres.
THE SPEAKEASY LOUNGE
Thursdays-Sundays, live entertainment; Wednesdays-Thursdays, DJs; Sundays, karaoke. 928 Twelfth St., Modesto.
TIKI COCKTAIL LOUNGE
Tuesdays, karoake with DJ Mark. 932 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
VERONA'S CUCINA ITALIANA
Fridays, Kent Gripenstraw. 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
WELLINGTON PUB & STEAKHOUSE
First and third Tuesdays, live trivia shows; Fridays-Saturdays, DJs and dancing.
10 E. Main St., Turlock.
Tuesday Night Live, Power Play; Fridays and Sundays, Karaoke with Jim Parrish; Saturdays through July, the Undertones and Power Play. 2301 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto. www.yosemitelanes.com