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volume 10 issue 2 february

EVENT GUIDE instruction with Cecilia Cofino and Sergio Kurquist, 9 p.m. Mezze Cafe (GR) RAH!CHESTER, The Hex Bombs, The Soviets, 6 p.m. Mixtape Cafe (GR) Dueling Pianos, 8 p.m. Monico Bay (Kzoo) DJ Greg Knott Monte's (GR) Surefire High, White Hot Skeleton Mulligan's (GR) Back Forty New Holland Brewing Co. (Holland) Shelagh Brown Band Old Dog Tavern (Kzoo) Groovestone Old Hat (Lawton) Zombie Apocalypse NOW! CD Release Party Papa Pete's (Kzoo) Dennie Middleton Riverbend Bar (Ada) Control: With DJ Colin Clive Rocky's Bar And Grill (GR) DJames and Friends The Score (GR) Jenny Hart Band Sportsmans (Paw Paw) 4 Play (18+) Stagecoach Barn (Richland) Benjamin Riley, Oh Brave Youth, 8 p.m. The Strutt (Kzoo) DJ Art Love Taps (GR) Toronto Marlies vs. Grand Rapids Griffins, 7 p.m. Van Andel Arena (GR) In Custody The Venue (Kzoo) Trapped on Mars Wayland Hotel (Wayland)

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 6 Douglas James Band Bayview (Richland) The Sweet J Band featuring Johnny Gist Bell's Eccentric Cafe (Kzoo) Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperial Billy's Lounge (GR) John Barbush Trio, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Bistro Bella Vita (GR) Ephus with D & The Dr. Trio Blue Note (Musk) Flashback to Futuristic Dance Night Carbon (Musk) Resident DJ Steve Swift Crush (GR) Bring Back Jason Lee Benefit Show featuring Morgan Ingle, Mike Struwin, The Last Mangos, Michigan City Vandals Czars (St. Joseph) Flagship Daisy Mae's (Wayland) Pat Godwin Dr. Grins Comedy Club (GR) Karaoke Family Tavern (Caledonia) Kabaret with 3HeadMonster Firekeepers Casino (Battle Creek) Fields of Industry, Petals Rang the Bell, Fainting Generals Founders (GR) Old School Dancing Night with Richie Rich Galewood Tavern (GR) DTE Energy Foundation Ethnic Heritage Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Grand Rapids Public Museum (GR) Josh Thompson, 8 p.m. (18+) Intersection (GR) Hot Latin Saturday Jake's Beachhouse (South Haven) Bad Dolly, 12 Turns, Chernobyl Babies Jukes (GR) The Hat Madder, The Dreamjeans, Narc Out The Reds, Drinking Mercury Mac's (Lansing) Dueling Pianos, 8 p.m. Monico Bay (Kzoo) DJ Rob Spencer Monte's (GR) Off With Their Heads, Slow Death, Cain Marko, Squints Mulligan's (GR) Bob Marley Birthday Bash featuring Zion Lion New Holland Brewing Co. (Holland) Shelagh Brown Band Old Dog Tavern (Kzoo) Brekenridge, 8-11 p.m. Old Hat (Lawton) Mid-Winter Cabin Fever Show featuring Mid-Life Crisis One Trick Pony (GR) The Hex Bombs, The Waxies, 8 p.m. Papa Pete's (Kzoo) Lykin CD Release Party Planet Rock (Battle Creek) The Pat Minnick and Red Cross Benefit for Haiti featuring Rocky's All-Stars, The Elephant of Surprise, Shatterpoo, Juxtapose Rocky's Bar And Grill (GR) Jenny Hart Band Sportsmans (Paw Paw) The Menthols, Tyvek, Rotten Wood Moon The Strutt (Kzoo) DJ B-Side Taps (GR) Boom Boom Boom Taverna Ouzos (Kzoo) Houston Aeros vs. Grand Rapids Griffins, 7 p.m. Van Andel Arena (GR) In Custody The Venue (Kzoo) Trapped On Mars Wayland Hotel (Wayland) GRFAS Acoustic Saturday Nights, Doors at 7:30 p.m. Wealthy Street Theatre (GR) R&B Hip-Hop with DJ Head Whiskey Lounge

(GR) Mustang Wild Bull Saloon (Kzoo)

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 7 live Music The B.O.B. (GR) Revival: 70s & 80s Dance Night with DJ Hustlah Billy's Lounge (GR) Acoustic Open Mic, 8 p.m. Blue Note (Musk) Industry Night at Crush Crush (GR) Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra Founders (GR) Super Bowl Sunday & Siciliano's Home Brew Party, 6 p.m. HopCat Brewery (GR) Woodcuts In Modern China, 2 p.m. Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (Kzoo) Old School Sunday The Laughing Post (Kzoo) Negative Space: Poetry & Spoken Word Open Mic, 7 p.m. Martineau Live/Work Space (GR) The Status, Freshman 15, The Alumni Club, My Life Your Bedtime Story, Man Against Society, 6 p.m. Mixtape Cafe (GR) The Bears of Blue River, BangUps, The Little Village Mulligan's (GR) Cats in the Hat, 6-9 p.m. Old Hat (Lawton) Star Belly Parrots Lounge (Holland) The Middle of the F%$#@g Winter Karaoke Contest, 7-9 p.m.; Open Mic Night with Bruce Colin Evans, 9 p.m. Putt Putt's (GR) Bluegrass Brunch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Strutt (Kzoo)

MONDAY FEBRUARY 8 Acoustic Open Mic Night w/Host Gabrial James Billy's Lounge (GR) Open Mic Boomerang's (Kzoo) Steppin' In It The Green Door (Lansing) Service Industry Night Jukes (GR) Open Mic with Venitia Sekema, 8 p.m. The Livery (Benton Harbor)

Plugged (Open Mic for Bands) Billy's Lounge (GR) Karaoke Blue Note (Musk) Lucas Paul Bobarino's (found inside the B.O.B.) (GR) Open Mic Night Corner Bar & Grill (Kzoo) Open Mic Night featuring Jason Heystek & Nicholas James, 9 p.m. Founders (GR) Acme Jam The Green Door (Lansing) Red Wanting Blue, 7 p.m. (all-ages) Intersection (GR) Acoustic Open Mic with Valentiger J. Gardella's Tavern (GR) Tex Avery: The King of Cartoons, noon Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (Kzoo) Sunday Night Scene, Cities Never Sleep, U.C. Losers, After Prior Day, The Steinhart Band, 6 p.m. Mixtape Cafe (GR) College Night with DJ Dave Monte's (GR) DJ Colin Clive Mulligan's (GR) Acoustic Open Mic Night with Karisa Wilson, 9:30 p.m. (18+) Rocky's Bar And Grill (GR) Open Mic Night S & Sol Nightclub (Holland) Exotic dancing Sensations (GR) Open Mic Night, 8 p.m. The Strutt (Kzoo) All Request DJ Teazer's Bar (GR) Karaoke Wayland Hotel (Wayland) Karaoke with Audio Jim Whiskey Lounge (GR) Karaoke Z's (GR)

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10 Dennie Middleton and Kevin Viilo Rock and Roll Piano Show The B.O.B. (GR) Glean Infusion, Arbitrary, Badenya Drum Ensemble Billy's Lounge (GR) Open Mic Night Blue Note (Musk) DJ Tropicz Boomerang's (Kzoo) DJ and Dance Carbon (Musk) Pillar to Post Corner Bar & Grill (Kzoo) Open Mic/Beer Pong Night Czars (St. Joseph) Traditional Irish Music Session Fenian's Irish Pub

(GR) Open Mic Night with Nathan Kalish Whiskey Lounge (GR) Karaoke Z's (GR)

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 11 Grand Rapids' Got Talent, 7:30 p.m. The B.O.B. (GR) The Henhouse Prowlers Bell's Eccentric Cafe (Kzoo) Acoustic Open Mic Night hosted by Denny Gramza, 8 p.m. Bennigan's (GR) Funktion Billy's Lounge (GR) The MacPodz Blue Note (Musk) Ladies Night Carbon (Musk) Crash City Saints Corner Bar & Grill (Kzoo) DJ Steve Swift Crush (GR) Stereo Deluxe Czars (St. Joseph) Alonzo Bodden Dr. Grins Comedy Club (GR) Scott Herriman Eastland Bowl (Kzoo) End Times Orchestra Album Release Party (free) Founders (GR) Evil Entertainment Karaoke Galewood Tavern (GR) IPA Days: 5 IPA/Pale Ales on tap Hideout Brewery (GR) David Nail, 8 p.m. (18+) Intersection (GR) Dave Cisco, 8 p.m. Island Room (GR) Drunken Jukebox J. Gardella's Tavern (GR) Ladies Night (free internet jukebox) Jukes (GR) Comedy On The Block The Laughing Post (Kzoo) Electro Nightz featuring Kenneth Thomas, WSG Rob Perry, C Phear, GK Mac's (Lansing) Middle Eastern Fusion Dancing with Laura Armenta and the At-Neemrah Dancers, 9 p.m. Mezze Cafe (GR) DJ Dav Monte's (GR) SHELTER with DJ Colin Clive Mulligan's (GR) Thursday Night Therapy Old Dog Tavern (Kzoo) Karaoke Paisano's (Three Rivers) Beginner and Intermediate Tango classes followed by a free Milonga,8-9:30 p.m. Richard App Gallery (GR) 360 Sound with DJ Omega Supreme and DJ Composition Rocky's Bar And Grill (GR) The Pseudonyms Shop Stop (Lansing) Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Shots (Standale) Fever with DJ Hustlah Sixx (GR) Karaoke w/Georgia, 9:30 p.m. Stan's Bar (Dorr) Smokestack and the Foothill Fury The Strutt (Kzoo) DJ B-Side Taps (GR) Rewind '80s Club Taverna Ouzos (Kzoo) TNT Karaoke hosted by Tracy Teazer's Bar (GR) Salsa Dance Party with DJ Tropicz Wild Bull Saloon (Kzoo) Monte Janssen Wine Loft (Kzoo)


MID-LIFE CRISIS @ ONE TRICK PONY FEBRUARY 6 Loved Ones' Dave Hause, Frank n Earnest, To Fear the Wolf, 6 p.m. Mac's (Lansing) Open Mic Hosted by Luke Wilson Monarchs' Club (GR) Open Mic Night Papa Pete's (Kzoo) BS Mondays & College Night Rocky's Bar And Grill (GR) Eucher Tourney, 8 p.m. Sazerac Lounge (GR) Exotic dancing Sensations (GR) Celtic Session Shop Stop (Lansing) Mark Lavengood, 8 p.m. The Strutt (Kzoo) Guest DJs Taps (GR) College DJ Night with DJ VanHecken, DJ Sanuk Whiskey Lounge (GR) Open Mic Contest Z's (GR)

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9 Team Trivia Bennigan's (GR)

(Conklin) Hustle Lessons, 7-9 p.m.; Evil Entertainment Karaoke Galewood Tavern (GR) Winds of Plague, Despised Icon, For Today, Stray From The Path, The World We Knew, 6 p.m. (all-ages) Intersection (GR) Free Internet Jukebox Jukes (GR) Acoustic Reserve McFadden's (GR) Hawthorne Heights' JT Woodruff & Spitalfield's Mark Rose, The Story Changes, Eric Curtis & Edward Portela, 6:30 p.m. Mixtape Cafe (GR) Dueling Pianos, 8 p.m. Monico Bay (Kzoo) Techno by Sonic Synergy Papa Pete's (Kzoo) Live DJ Webtribe Dubstep Rocky's Bar And Grill (GR) Open Jam Shop Stop (Lansing) Son Drop, Chip Fundy, Justin Stover, 8 p.m. The Strutt (Kzoo) Writers' Corner workshop, 6:30-9:30 p.m. U.I.C.A.

Live Music The B.O.B. (GR) Montage Bayview (Richland) The MacPodz Bell's Eccentric Cafe (Kzoo) Root Doctor Billy's Lounge (GR) AB & Coconut Brown Blue Note (Musk) All Request Dance Party Carbon (Musk) DJ Casey Cochran Crush (GR) Take Aim Czars (St. Joseph) Alonzo Bodden Dr. Grins Comedy Club (GR) The Outer Vibe Driftwood (Newaygo) Kabaret with 3HeadMonster Firekeepers Casino (Battle Creek) DJ Hypnotic Galewood Tavern (GR) Second Annual Heartbreakers Ball featuring Global House Diva DJ Irene (18+) Intersection (GR) Recoil's Traveling Dance Party Experience, 10 p.m. (3rd Floor) J. Gardella's Tavern (GR) Those Eighty Acres, John Kite & The Club Cats Jukes (GR) Cedric Burnside & Lightin' Malcom Kalamazoo State Theatre (Kzoo) Decades Little River Casino (Manistee) Hat Trick Log Cabin (GR) Amir Pakray, DJ Dumpster, London Homicide Mac's (Lansing) Salsa Dancing and live DJ Music and Dance instruction with Cecilia Cofino and Sergio

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