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Bar listings

Brass Rail Tavern, North San Jan – 292-3443.

•Karaoke with Tammy! Wednesdays, 9-2 a.m.

•Karaoke with Judy Armstrong, Fridays & Saturdays, 9 p.m. No cover.

Broad Street Bistro and Gallery – 265-4204

•Poetry & Writers Night, 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

Chief Crazy Horse, Nevada City – 470-8443,

•Open Mic and Audition Night hosted by Lisa – Wednesdays at 8 p.m. No Cover.

•TBA, Thursday, May 29, 8 p.m. No cover.

•Ruf Cut (Original rock), Friday, May 30, 8:30 p.m. $5 cover.

•Fade 2 Blue, Sunday, May 31, 8:30 p.m. $5 cover.

Coffee Town, Grass Valley – 477-7519.

•Mountain Beat Music Songwriters Showcase, every Thursday, 7 – 9 p.m. Free. All ages welcome. May 29: Mark Stanaert/Izzy Tooinsky. Call 265-6788, email or visit

•Hear Tell Summer Spells – Music Series. Bi-monthly Tuesdays during the summer, June 10, June 17, July 15, July 29, August 13, August 19. 8 p.m. $7, $5 students. Featuring Aaron Ross (Nevada City), Luke Janela (Nevada City), Casual Fog (Nevada City), Coal Beautiere (Nevada City), Fever Dream (Placerville), Agent Ribbons (Sacramento), Of Wheel and Water (Nevada City), Sasha and the Shamrocks (Nevada City),Lee Bob Watson (Nevada City), The Dazzling Strangers (Nevada City), Hexlove (Sacramento), Alas, Alak, Alaska (Sacramento), The Old Believers (Portland) more TBA. For information, visit or call 391-2636.

Coopers Ale Works, Nevada City – 265-0116

•Don Gates & the Timekeepers, Thursday, May 29, 8:30 p.m. No cover.

•Power of Twelve, Friday, May 30, 9 p.m. $5 cover.

•Wisdom, reggae & hip hop, Saturday, May 31, 9 p.m. $10 cover.

Copper Top Lounge, Grass Valley – 274-2260

•Sierra Jazz Society and Bill Douglass present Jazz Series at the Copper Top Lounge!

•Jazzharp Trio with Motoshi Kosako, harp; Bill Douglass, bass; Daryl Vandruff, drums. Original jazz tunes. $8 cover. 8 p.m., Friday, May 30.

•Grace Fae and Lauren Avery, blues and jazz standards. Grace Fae: Vocals. Lauren Avery: upright acoustic bass. Saturday, May 31.

•Inya Eeya, Friday, June 6.

•TBA, Saturday, June 7.

•The Sierra 4, John Girton, guitar; Nora Nausbaum, flute; Bill Douglass, bass; Daryl Vandruff, drums. Jazz Standards. $8 cover. 8 p.m., Friday, June 13.

Inya Eeya, Saturday, June 14.

Brady McKay Quartet, with Brady McKay, vocals; John Girton, guitar; Bill Douglass, bass; Daryl Vandruff, drums. Lyrical vocals and swing band. $8 cover. 8 p.m., Friday, June 20.

•TBA, Saturday, June 21.

Tenor Madness, with Joe Berry, sax; Sheldon Brown, reeds; Bill Douglass, bass; Tim Metz, drums. $8 cover. 8 p.m., Friday, June 27.

•Over 21 only.

•TBA, Saturday, June 28.

Dave’s Cave, Pamelot in Auburn, 540 Wall Street – 530-878-2488

June 13: TJ Wrightly Band. 8 p.m. Refreshments & desserts available for purchase.

Dew Drop Inn, Grass Valley – 268-1065

•Karaoke, Fridays, 8 p.m. No cover.

•Open Mic, Saturdays, 9 p.m. No cover.

Dos Banditos Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Nevada City – 265-4840.

•Karaoke, 8 p.m. – midnight, every Monday.

•Happy hour, Monday – Friday, 3 – 7 p.m. $3.50 margaritas, $3 micro brew draft, $3 well drinks, $2 Bud and Bud Light.

•Chester’s “Rockband?” 9 p.m. – midnight, Thursday, May 29.

•Cousin Cricket, upstairs in the cantina, and Catina live! DJ downstairs, Friday and Saturday, May 30 – 31, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Driftwood Inn, Smartville -432-6430

•Karaoke, Friday nights, hosted by Kathy Rich.

•Live music jam every Saturday night, 8-11 p.m.

•All musicians/singers welcome.

Friar Tuck’s, Nevada City – 265-9093

•John Girton, Thursday, May 29.

•Peter Wilson, Friday, May 30.

•Kelly Fleming, Saturday, May 31.

Giovanni’s, Colfax – 346-7400

K •araoke, every Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. No cover.

The Gray Goose Bistro & Bar, Alta Sierra – 274-3825

•Tuesdays- Tequila Tuesday, half off all tequila shots; Military Appreciation Night, 10% discount with military I.D. (active or retired).

•Wednesdays- Buckets of beer $15 (domestic), pool tournaments, $10 buy-in, 9 ball tournament (sign up by 7:30 p.m.).

•Thursdays- Nevada County Pool League.

•Fridays- Karaoke.

•Saturday- DJ, dancing, live music (call for band schedule).

•Happy Hour, Tuesdays through Fridays, 4-6 p.m., half off appetizers and daily drink specials.

•Dining room open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily.

•Food and Drink discounts in bar only.

Holbrooke Hotel, Grass Valley – 273-1353

•All shows from 7-11 p.m. unless otherwise noted. No cover charge.

•George Souza, Thursday, May 29.

•SoLS, Friday, May 30.

•Oceans 3, Saturday, May 31.

•Wine Buyers Club Event with local wine afficionado, Daniel Luce. $18, reservations required. 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 29.

•Kelly Fleming, Wednesday, June 4.

•George Souza, Thursday, June 5.

•Grease, Grit & Grime, Friday, June 6.

•Nevada County Regulators, •Saturday, June 7.

•Billy Bensing & Kellie Bradley, Wednesday, June 11.

George Souza, Thursday, June 12.

•SOLS, Friday, June 13.

•Oceans 3, Saturday, June 14.

•Steve Holland, Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

•Kelly Fleming, Wednesday, June 18.

•SOLS, Thursday, June 19.

Nevada County Regulators, Friday, June 20.

•Kelly Fleming, Saturday, June 21.

•Billy Bensing & Kellie Bradley, Wednesday, June 25.

•George Souza, Thursday, June 26.

•SOLS, Friday, June 27.

•Oceans 3, Saturday, June 28.

•Hoedown at The Holbrooke to commemorate Rough & Ready Secession Days and to raise money for Saddle Pals, our local therapeutic riding program. Country style cooking, prize and surprises. Come in Western or Victorian clothing. Fruit Jar Pickers will perform. $20, $16 for seniors and children under 12. Saturday, June 28, 5 – 7 p.m.

Ikes Quarter Cafe, Nevada City – 265-6138

•Gopal Slavonic on Flamenco Guitar, first and third Friday of each month. No cover.

National Hotel, Nevada City – 265-4551

•Ghost Riders: Live performers playing dance music every Friday and Saturday Night, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. No cover. Through June 30.

Stonehouse, Nevada City – 265-5050

•Taco Tuesdays, 5 p.m. in the Pub. Build your own $1.99 tacos. Drink Specials.

•Karaoke in the pub with KJ Bryan Somebody, every Tuesday night, 8:30 p.m. – closing.

•Happy Hour Monday – Friday 3 – 6 p.m.

•Wednesday is Two Dollar Pints in the Pub from 4 p.m.

•Traditional Celtic Music session. 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., for all players. Public welcome.

•Ragged But Right old tyme string band, Friday, May 30, 7:30 p.m. No cover.

•Skiffle Symphony Band with Kenny Hall & Morgan Meadow. Traditional Old Time music. Saturday, June 7, 7: 30 pm. No cover.

•Najera Brothers, Ivan & Juan Manuel. Latin guitar & vocals. Saturday June 14, 7:30 pm. No cover.

Rhythm’s Music Cafe, Grass Valley – 274-2411

•Sunday, Monday and Wednesday: open for bookings.

•Salsa lessons and dancing every Tuesday, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. $5 cover.

•Open Mike every Thursday, 8 – 10:30 p.m. No cover.

•Live music or d.j. every Friday and Saturday night. $5 cover.

•Beer & Wine now available at Rhythm’s Cafe.

Tofanelli’s Restaurant, Grass Valley – 263-2722

•Guitar Instrumentalist Mark Frisby, Every Friday & Saturday, 5:30-8 p.m. No cover.

Trolley Junction Restaurant, Nevada City – 265-5259

•Aloha Fridays in the patio. Fridays, starting May 30 through September 5, 5- 8 p.m. No cover charge. Drink, appetizer & dinner specials. Live music.

•May 30, Paul Ong, Multi Instrumentalist.

•June 6, Music with Rene, guitar & vocals.

•June 13, Ragged but Right, String Band.

•June 20, Billy Bensing & Kellie Bradley, soft rock duo.

•June 27, George Souza, guitar & vocals.

•July 4, no music.

•July 11, 18 , & 25, Ragged but Right, String Band.

The Red Frog, 1007 Hwy. 174, Colfax – 346-1010

•Live Country Music with The Eddy’s, every Sunday, 2 – 6 p.m.

•Karaoke every Thursday and Friday with Brian, 9 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. No cover.

•Open Mic every Tuesday, with Jack, 7 – 10 p.m.

•All Bands play at 9 p.m. on Saturdays.

•No cover unless noted.

•May 31: Random Axcess (Rock)

•June 7: Geranimo (Progresses Hard Rock)

•June 14: Private Criminals w/Ryan Durham (Funk, Rock)

•June 21: Pigeonholed (Hard Rock)

•June 28: Dennis Gorden and the after hours Band (Rock, Blues)

•July 5: Dennis Gorden and the after hours Band (Rock, Blues)

•July 12: Geranimo (Progresses Hard Rock)

•July 26: Blackweed (Metal, Rock)

York’s Driftwood Inn, Smartville – 432-6430.

•Karaoke, Friday nights, 8 p.m., hosted by Cathy

•Live Music Jam, every Saturday night, 8 -11 p.m. All musicians and singers welcome.

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