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LEASE A FULL LINE OF SKI EQUIPMENT ALL SEASON LONG! Children’s Ski Packages - $120.00 Adult Basic Ski Packages - $140.00 Adult Performance Ski Packages - $220.00

music fri.30

cLUB DAtES NA: not availaBlE. AA: all agEs. Nc: no covEr.

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SAT.31

burlington area

BAckSTAge PuB: nomad (rock), 9 p.m., $10. BAnAnA WindS cAfé & PuB: in Kahootz (rock), 9 p.m., free. cluB MeTronoMe: nye retronome (’80s dance party), 10 p.m., $10. frAnny o'S: dJ beth (’80s night), 9:30 p.m., free. HigHer ground BAllrooM: martin sexton, nuda Veritas (r &b, electroacoustic), 9 p.m., $40/45. aa.

And for UNLIMITED ACCESS to the newest equipment all season long, check out the STOWE TOYS DEMO PASS for just $595.95!

HigHer ground SHoWcASe lounge: Grippo funk band (funk), 9:30 p.m., $15/20/25. aa. JP'S PuB: dave Harrison's starstruck Karaoke, 10 p.m., free.

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AFTER DARK

An evening with

Chris Smither

Saturday, Janury 7 at 7:00 p.m. Town Hall Theater $24 advance, $27 at the door P.O. Box 684 Middlebury, VT 05753 e-mail: aftdark@sover.net

(802) 388-0216 SEVENDAYSVt.com

necTAr'S: Joshua panda band, patrick lehman band (southern rock, soul), 9 p.m., $12/15.

12/18/11 3:25 PM

MUSIC SERIES

www.afterdarkmusicseries.com Tickets now on sale at: Main Street Stationery or by mail.

SHOP

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on TAP BAr & grill: pleasuredome (rock), 9 p.m., free. PArk PlAce TAvern: ambush (rock), 9:30 p.m., free. rAdio BeAn: canadian lesbian twins (indie), 3 p.m., free. eric & matthias (singer-songwriter), 4 p.m., free. sean Hood (singer-songwriter), 5 p.m., free. pierce edens (singer-songwriter), 6 p.m., free. chelsea berry (singersongwriter), 7 p.m., free. stan berry (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., free. scott mangan (singer-songwriter), 9:30 p.m., free. The wee folkestra (folk), 11 p.m., free. red SquAre: perry nunn (singersongwriter), 4 p.m., free. mellow yellow (rock), 7 p.m., $5. dJ a-dog (hip-hop), 11:30 p.m., $5. rí rá iriSH PuB: The Groove Junkies (rock), 10 p.m., free.

THe Skinny PAncAke: The move it move it (afro-pop), 10 p.m., $5-10 donation. venue: bluewater (rock), 9 p.m., $10.

central

BAgiToS: irish session, 2 p.m., free. Big PicTure THeATer & cAfé: new years eve mambo! with dJ Hector (salsa), 9 p.m., $5/10. aa. THe BlAck door: dave Keller band (blues), 10 p.m., $8. cHArlie o'S: all request dance party (top 40), 10 p.m., free. PoSiTive Pie 2: satta sounds with mc Humble (reggae), 10:30 p.m., free/$5/10. 18+. PurPle Moon PuB: dan liptak trio (jazz), 8 p.m., free. THe reServoir reSTAurAnT & TAP rooM: torpedo rodeo (surf-punk), 10 p.m., free.

regional

MonoPole: eat sleep funk (funk), 10 p.m., free. olive ridley'S: new years eve ball with ross mafia (rock), 10 p.m., na. TABu cAfé & nigHTcluB: all night dance party with dJ toxic (top 40), 5 p.m., free.

Sun.01

burlington area

necTAr'S: mi yard reggae night with big dog & demus, 9 p.m., free. rAdio BeAn: old time sessions (old-time), 1 p.m., free. tango sessions, 7 p.m., free. Joe redding (singersongwriter), 9:30 p.m., free.

Mon.02

burlington area

TuPelo MuSic HAll: dr. burma (r &b), 8 p.m., $25. aa.

necTAr'S: metal monday: underneath the scabby sheets, Homeland security, phantom suns (metal), 9 p.m., free/$5. 18+.

champlain valley

on TAP BAr & grill: open mic with wylie, 7 p.m., free.

ciTy liMiTS: nye bash with dJ earl (top 40), 9 p.m., free. TWo BroTHerS TAvern: The blame (rock), 10 p.m., $3.

northern

Bee'S kneeS: open mic, 7:30 p.m., free. MATTerHorn: close to nowhere (rock), 9 p.m., $25. Moog'S: dead sessions (Grateful dead tribute), 9 p.m., na. riMrockS MounTAin TAvern: dJ two rivers (hip-hop), 10 p.m., free. roAdSide TAvern: dJ diego (top 40), 9 p.m., free. ruSTy nAil: ryan montbleau band, sister sparrow & the dirty birds, dwight & nicole (rock), 9 p.m., $50/65.

It’s All Good Boston’s

ryAn MonTBleAu

rAdio BeAn: open mic, 8 p.m., free. red SquAre: industry night with robbie J (hip-hop), 11 p.m., free. ruBen JAMeS: why not monday? with dakota (hip-hop), 10 p.m., free.

central

BAgiToS: open mic, 7 p.m., free.

Tue.03

burlington area

cluB MeTronoMe: bass culture with dJs Jahson & nickel b (dubstep), 9 p.m., free. leunig'S BiSTro & cAfé: paul ryan (jazz), 7 p.m., free.

MonTy'S old Brick TAvern: open mic, 6 p.m., free. on TAP BAr & grill: trivia with top Hat entertainment, 7 p.m., free. rAdio BeAn: Gua Gua (psychotropical), 6 p.m., free. Third wheel duo with samara lark (folk), 8 p.m., free. michael louis smith & the Hot House trio (gypsy jazz), 9 p.m., free. Honkytonk sessions (honky-tonk), 10 p.m., $3. red SquAre: upsetta international with super K (reggae), 8 p.m., free. craig mitchell (house), 10 p.m., free.

central

cHArlie o'S: Karaoke, 10 p.m., free.

champlain valley

TWo BroTHerS TAvern: trivia night, 7 p.m., free. monster Hits Karaoke, 9 p.m., free.

northern

Moog'S: open mic/Jam night, 8:30 p.m., free.

Wed.04

burlington area

1/2 lounge: rewind with dJ craig mitchell (retro), 10 p.m., free. frAnny o'S: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m., free. leunig'S BiSTro & cAfé: paul ryan (jazz), 7 p.m., free. MAnHATTAn PizzA & PuB: open mic with andy lugo, 10 p.m., free. necTAr'S: conscious roots, the Hamiltones (reggae), 9 p.m., free/$5. 18+. on TAP BAr & grill: cooper & lavoie (blues), 7 p.m., free. rAdio BeAn: eric & matthias (singersongwriters), 6 p.m., free. ensemble V (jazz), 7:30 p.m., free. irish sessions, 9 p.m., free.

wed.04

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is one happy guy. And why not? Dude’s career has spanned nearly a decade,

during which he has released several acclaimed albums, toured from coast to coast and generally been showered with accolades for his sunshine-y brand of rootsy pop. For Montbleau, life is good. It’s fitting, then, that his most recent album, Live at Life Is Good, was recorded … um, live. At Life is good. The album captures a special performance at the LIG flagship store in Beantown this summer, and

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has been a smash with fans and critics. And Montbleau is helping life be good for others, too. Proceeds from the record go to charity, as do proceeds of his two upcoming Vermont performances, Friday, December 30, and Saturday, December 31, at the Rusty Nail in Stowe.

LOCAL

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SEVEN DAYS

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Monkey HouSe: new year's eve with dJ disco phantom (indie), 9 p.m., $10.

SHerATon HoTel & conference cenTer: sturcrazie, smokin' Gun (rock), 7 p.m., free.

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