ALMOND TREE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE• (209) 632-7379
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke; Fridays-Saturdays, DJs. 2243 Lander Ave., Turlock.
BARKIN’ DOG GRILL• (209) 572-2341
April 8, poetry reading by Sixteen Rivers Press; Second Tuesdays, poetry; Thursdays, Dave Dow jazz jam session. 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
Tuesdays, jazz nights; April 6, The Creepshow, The Phenomenauts; May 25, Reverend Horton Heat 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) 408-8659
Tuesdays, karaoke; Fridays, DJ Arnie; Saturdays, DJ Tease; Sundays, Dragalicious 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 and Sundays, live music. 1202 J St., Modesto. Free.
DEWZ• (209) 549-1101
April 4, 18; L5 Deluxe jazz duo featuring John King and Robin Montgomery. 1505 J St., Modesto.
LAS MARGARITAS GRILL• (209) 847-5606
Fridays, Angel Jasso. 1214 W. F St., Oakdale.
MAIN STREET INN• (209) 599-0095
April 5, Echo Chamber; April 12, DJ Slim; April 19, L8 Niters; April 26, Hit & Run. 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-Saturdays, Research & Development, The Nines, Steve Kenworthy and Joe Barretta. 3313 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
Thursdays-Saturdays, DJs. 950 10th St., Modesto.
PAPAPOLLONI MEDITERRANEAN BISTRO• (209) 848-1545
Fridays, Kent Gripenstraw. 1214 West F St., Oakdale.
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 mic 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.
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; Wednesdays, Creole Jazz Kings; 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, open mic night for music, poetry and comedy; Thursdays, DJs; Sundays, karaoke. 985 12th St., Modesto.
STRINGS ITALIAN CAFE• (209) 669-9777
Fridays, In One Accord. 6:30-9 p.m. 1501 Geer Road, Turlock.
SURLA’S• (209) 550-5555
Thursdays, live entertainment. 431 12th St., Modesto.
T’S• (209) 522-7200
April 5, Jeramy Norris & The Dangerous Mood. 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 and 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. Ninth 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; 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, live local bands. 2301 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto. www.yosemitelanes.com