Nightlife listings, Dec. 13-20, 2018

Nightlife listings, Dec. 13-20, 2018

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

THURSDAY, Dec. 13

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE: Hot Sauce Universe, 6 p.m.

CANOPY CLUB: Shlump The Hyperspace Tour, Shlump with Blastfome and LYFTD ,9 p.m.

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

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

IRON POST: Jose Guzman Caribbean Combo (high-energy Latin jazz, led by guitarist Jose Guzman! Ben Carrasquillo, trombone;Robert Sears,trumpet; Robert Brooks, sax; Jose Guzman, guitar; Luisa Ruge-Jones, timbales; Stephen Busath, congas; Andrey Goncalvez, bass), 7 p.m.

THE OFFICE II: Thursday Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

PO' BOYS RESTAURANT: Kilborn Alley Blues Band, 6:30 p.m.

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

FRIDAY, Dec. 14

ALTO VINEYARDS: Comedy Night with Stewart Huff (HBO Las Vegas Festival, 2016 Critics Choice of the Best Comedy at the Orlando Fringe Festival), 7 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Easy Riders, 9:30 p.m.

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: Christmas Party with music by Lou DiBello and El Guapo, photo ops with Santa and Mrs. Claus, kids welcome before 8.30 p.m., toy donations collected for community families (can also be dropped off at This Is It Furniture), cash bar, appetizers, desserts, 6:30 p.m.

CLARK BAR: JMT Trio, 6:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Shockwave Entertainment, 10 p.m.

FIELDHOUSE 219, Monticello: Joel Honey, 8:30 p.m.

51 MAIN: Mid-October, pop-folk duo, 7 p.m.

GOLDY'S BAR AND GRILL: Friday Night Karaoke with Shawn and Trisha, 8 p.m.

HUBER'S: Shed Brothers, 8 p.m.

THE ICE HOUSE: Vinny Santanelli, 7 p.m.

IRON POST: Champaign Central High Jazz, 6 p.m.; Chickadee Sermon, 10 p.m.

ROSEBOWL TAVERN: Tim Parrish and the Last Minute Band (country), 9 p.m.

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

SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT: Live music, 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Dec. 15

BLACKBIRD URBANA: DJ Tim Williams and Dance Music Therapy (Motown and House Night), 9:30 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Bruiser and The Impalas with Kenna Mae, 6:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Shockwave Entertainment, 10 p.m.

COWBOY MONKEY: Whiskey Shadows, Blind Adam and The Federal League, 9:30 p.m.

FAT CITY, THE CITY CENTER: Walker McGuire, 8:30 p.m.

51 MAIN: The Boat Drunks, 7 p.m.; DJ Epix and Remy Boi (Ladies Night), 10 p.m.

GOLDY'S BAR AND GRILL: Kilborn Alley, 8 p.m.

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

THE ICE HOUSE: Spin Cycle, 7 p.m.

IRON POST: Kurt Reeder Trio (Vince Guaraldi), 6 p.m.; Tom and Matt Turino, 9 p.m.

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

SOMA ULTRALOUNGE: C-U Comedy Club, stand up comedy with Comedian Stewart Huff, 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Dec. 16

GUIDO'S BAR AND GRILL: Trivia Night (team size one to six players, free gift cards to Guido's for winning teams, http://www.GeeksWhoDrink.com), 7 p.m.

51 MAIN: A Very Merry Dragmas, a Drag Queen Christmas hosted by Gigi Mayone, performances by Karma Carrington, Ceduxion, Marina Knight, Gigi Mayonae, Spank Knightly, Lola Carter and River Rogue, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: Andrew Walits, 5 p.m.

RIGGS BEER COMPANY: Hops and Hymns — Holiday Edition (sing Advent and Christmas songs, music and musicians provided), 6 to 8 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Surreal Deal (mix of favorites), 8 p.m.

MONDAY, Dec. 17

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Karaoke by Shockwave Entertainment, 8 p.m.

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

COWBOY MONKEY: Free blues dancing and lesson (BluesCENTRAL, beginner-friendly lesson, 6 to 7 p.m.), 7 to 9 p.m.

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

IRON POST: Traditional Jazz Orchestra, 5 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Urbana Hootenanny, hosted by Community Center for the Arts faculty guitar/mando specialist Sam Payne and other musicians (acoustic open mic night/all musicians welcome), 8 p.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 18

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

CANOPY CLUB: Tabletop Tuesdays (game night), 7 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Bingo, 6 to 8 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: Church Street Ramblers, 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Wednesday Night Spotlight featuring a house band composed of Ian Shepherd, Mitchell Killough, Jesse Brown and Clayton Thompson, with guest, Keith Harden, 8 p.m.

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 Halfdead playing current and classic country dance music (free line dancing and lessons with an instructor), 8:30 p.m., dance to close.

FIELDHOUSE 219, Monticello: Think & Drink Trivia , 7:30 p.m.

IRON POST: SSG Trio, 6 p.m.; Crystal Rebone Group, 8 p.m.; jazz jam, 10 p.m.

THE OFFICE II: Free N' Fun Bar Bingo, 6 p.m.

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

THURSDAY, Dec. 20

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE: Dan Hubbard, 6 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA: El Guapo (Free Music Thursdays), 9:30 p.m.

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

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

THE OFFICE II: Thursday Trivia Night, 7 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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