Nightlife listings, May 17-24, 2018

Nightlife listings, May 17-24, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here’s your guide to a night on the town.

THURSDAY, May 17

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE: Jim and Tommy, 6 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Hathaways (Free Music Thursdays), 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Live Jukebox Show, 6 p.m.; C-U Comedy's "The Open Mic," (stand up comedy show; all signups in advance, jesse@cucomedy.com), 9 p.m.

COWBOY MONKEY: Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: UI Jazz Saxophone Combo (Carrillo), 7 p.m.

MEMPHIS ON MAIN: Karaoke Night, 9 p.m.

RIGGS BEER COMPANY: The Rives Brothers, 6 p.m.

SENATOR'S INN AND PUB, Savoy: Fame Fantasy Karaoke/Dance Party hosted by DJ Dirk Dion, 9 p.m.

FRIDAY, May 18

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Finchley Boys, 8:30 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Kilborn Alley Blues Band, 6:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Shockwave Entertainment, 10 p.m.

COWBOY MONKEY: Karaoke Night, 9 p.m.

FIELDHOUSE 219, Monticello: Karaoke Night, 8:30 p.m.

51 MAIN: Ron Jeremy (VH1 Reality Star) with Johnny V, OneHot Minit, Young Simon, Ant-Dogg and more, 10 p.m.

HUBER'S: Caleb Cook Band, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: Jeff Helgesen Quintet, 5 p.m.; Cornstalkers Cajun Band, 9 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Hadden Sayers has been canceled.

SENATOR'S INN AND PUB, Savoy: Fame Fantasy Karaoke/Dance Party hosted by DJ Dirk Dion, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, May 19

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE: Kevin Hart Jazz Trio, 6 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA: The Merry Travelers, Pressure Fit, Zecca Bom, 9 p.m.

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: Free N Fun Bar Bingo, 8 p.m.

CLARK BAR: The Chickadee Sermon (folk and bluegrass), 6:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Shockwave Entertainment, 10 p.m.

COWBOY MONKEY: Mojo: A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 9 p.m.

FAT CITY, THE CITY CENTER: Dylan Schneider, 8:30 p.m.

51 MAIN: Illinois Drag Wars 2018 (drag entertainers of all types lip sync against one another while raising money for CU Uniting Pride), 9 p.m.

HUBER'S: The Double Dots (Gloria Roubal and David Howie's acoustic duo), 8 p.m.

IRON POST: Traditional Jazz Orchestra, 6 p.m.

MEMPHIS ON MAIN: X-Krush, 9:30 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Caleb Cook Band (playing classic country all evening after the Armed Forces motorcycle run), 6 p.m.

SENATOR'S INN AND PUB, Savoy: Fame Fantasy Karaoke/Dance Party hosted by DJ Dirk Dion, 9 p.m.

SOMA ULTRALOUNGE: CU Comedy Club presents Comedian Steve Gillespie (recently on Conan O'Brien), 8:30 p.m.

WATSON'S SHACK AND RAIL: The Chickadee Sermon (folk), 10 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 20

ALTO VINEYARDS: Billy Galt, 2 p.m.

GUIDO'S BAR AND GRILL: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

MONDAY, May 21

CANOPY CLUB: Open Mic Night with Mike Ingram, doors open at 8 p.m.

GOLDY'S BAR AND GRILL: Free N' Fun Bar Bingo, 6 p.m.

MEMPHIS ON MAIN: 80's Movies Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Urbana Hootenanny (acoustic open mic night/all musicians welcome), 8 p.m.

TUESDAY, May 22

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: Tuesday Live Jazz at Boomerangs, 7 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Bob Watson and Andy McDowell, 6:30 p.m.

EL TORO BRAVO: Billy Galt and Jeff Kerr, 6:30 p.m.

FAT CITY BAR AND GRILL: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

IRON POST: The Lowest Palm, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, May 23

CLARK BAR: Mank & Sass, 6 p.m.; C-U Comedy's "The Open Mic," (stand up comedy show; all signups in advance, jesse@cucomedy.com), 9 p.m.

COWBOY MONKEY: Argentine tango dance with DJ Grohens (lesson, 7:30 p.m.), 8 p.m.; salsa with DJ Alberto, 10 p.m.

FAT CITY, THE CITY CENTER: DJ playing country dance music (free line dancing and lessons with Janet Mayol), 8:30 p.m., dance to close.

PIPA'S PUB: Prairie Crossroads Blues Society Blues Jam, hosted by Brandon Santini, 7 p.m.

SENATOR'S INN AND PUB, Savoy: Fame Fantasy Karaoke/Dance Party hosted by DJ Dirk Dion, 9 p.m.

THURSDAY, May 24

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE: John Zacklan Duo, 6 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA:Thom, Bob, Matt, n Brad (Free Music Thursdays), 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Jordan and Jill Greenlee, 6 p.m.; C-U Comedy's "The Open Mic," (stand up comedy show; all signups in advance, jesse@cucomedy.com), 9 p.m.

IRON POST: Caleb Cook Band, 7 p.m.

MEMPHIS ON MAIN: Karaoke Night, 9 p.m.

RIGGS BEER COMPANY: Riders of the Golden Maize, 6 p.m.

SENATOR'S INN AND PUB, Savoy: Fame Fantasy Karaoke/Dance Party hosted by DJ Dirk Dion, 9 p.m.

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