BARKIN’ DOG GRILL (209) 572-2341
March 9, annual Ernie Bucio Scholarship Fundraiser; second Tuesdays, poetry; Thursdays, Dave Dow jazz jam session. 940 11th St., Modesto.
BLUEBERRY HILL BAR AND GRILL (209) 394-1401
Fridays and Saturdays, DJ and dancing. 2295 F St., Livingston.
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CLARION HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER (209) 521-1612
Mondays, open mike night; Tuesdays, Tropical Latin nights; Wednesdays, Creole Jazz Kings; Thursdays, Vibes & Verbs, The Fine Line and open mike; 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 Seventh St., Modesto.
CROCODILES NIGHT CLUB (209) 544-1962
Thursdays, salsa lessons, Latin music; Fridays-Saturdays, dance music; Sundays, swing lessons. 1745 Prescott Road, Modesto.
FAT CAT MUSIC HOUSE & LOUNGE (209) 524-1400
Saturday, Moonshine Bandits CD release party; Feb. 28, Tierra; March 1, Tresetti’s Mardi Gras; March 2, VMI Rocks. 930 11th St., Modesto.
FRUIT YARD (209) 527-0225
All-you-can-eat buffet followed by a trio of comedy acts. 7 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. comedy show. 7948 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto.
HERO’S SPORTS LOUNGE (209) 981-23111
Tuesdays, jazz nights; March 8, Marirose and the Gypsies, Lodgepole Pickers, James Byous; March 27, Lydia Loveless. 821 L St., Modesto. $5-$10.
IRON DOOR SALOON (209) 962-8904
March 8-9, Iron Door Jam Night with Aaron Pearson. 18761 Main St., Groveland.
MAIN STREET INN (209) 599-0095
Saturday, Undercovers, DJ Slim. 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.
QUEEN BEAN COFFEE HOUSE (209) 521-8000
Sundays, open mike. 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.
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; Thursdays, DJs; Sundays, karaoke. 985 12th St., Modesto.
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.
BRAVE BULL (209) 529-6712
Sundays, The Brave Bull-ettes drag show. 701 S. Ninth St., Modesto.
THE OTHER PLACE (209) 524-2450
Wednesdays-Thursdays, karaoke contest; Fridays-Saturdays, local country bands. 2003 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto.
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
March 1, Mardi Gras; 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.