Nightlife listings, May 23-30, 2019

Nightlife listings, May 23-30, 2019

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

THURSDAY, May 23

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

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: Kathy Harden, Tom Grassman, Dave Cooper, 6 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Jon Seeley, 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.

HOULIHAN'S: Jason and Gibson Wells (Patio Play), 6:30 p.m.

IRON POST: West of Staley, 7 p.m.

MONARCH BREWING COMPANY, Monticello: Thursday Night Trivia, 7 p.m.

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

RIGGS BEER COMPANY: Mid-October (pop-folk duo), 6 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Hobnob String Band (bluegrass, newgrass, blues, calypso, groove-grass, oldtime, newtime; Thursday Happy Hour), 5 p.m.; Ryan Koenig and The Golden Rods (country, western, western swing, Tex-Mex, Cajun, etc.), 8 p.m.

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

FRIDAY, May 24

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Brad Wheeler Group (Friday Jazz Happy Hour), 5 to 7 p.m.

CLARK BAR: The Nightcaps, 6:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Shockwave Entertainment, 10 p.m.

HUBER'S: The Blues Deacons, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: Derick Cordoba Quintet, 5 p.m.; Rhumba Bums CD Release, 9 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Nfinite Soul, 6 p.m.; DJ Big Bill (Friday Night Party), 9 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Dragon Karaoke with Paul Faber, 8 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, May 25

ALTO VINEYARDS: Bruiser and the Virtues (Music Among the Vines 2019 concert), 7 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA: The Get, Get Down featuring DJ Tim Williams, DJ Funky Phil and more (Urbana's Downtown Get Down!), 8 p.m.

CLARK BAR: The Painkillers Blues Band with Dawn Clark, 6:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Shockwave Entertainment, 10 p.m.

HUBER'S: Groove Avenue, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: Ryan Byfield and Nuclei, 9 p.m.

MONARCH BREWING COMPANY, Monticello: Good Morning Bedlam, 7 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: DJ Conrad (Saturday night party), 9 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Dan Whitaker and The Shinebenders, 8 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 - Live Stand Up Comedy, with comedian Steve Sabo, (HBO, NBC, E! and Comedy Central),8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 26

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

IRON POST: Soul on Sunday (spoken word and soul singing), 7 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Soulful Sunday Laugh Jam, featuring comedian and actor "Grave Digger," a night of laughter and music from Candy Foster and The Shades of Blue Band (Tickets $15 at the door), 8 p.m.

MONDAY, May 27

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Karaoke Mondays, 8 p.m.

GUIDO'S BAR AND GRILL: Free blues dancing and lesson (BluesCENTRAL, beginner-friendly lesson, 6 to 7 p.m.), 7 to 9 p.m.

FAT CITY BAR: Free N Fun BINGO. 6 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, May 28

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

CLARK BAR: Free bingo, 6 p.m.

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

IRON POST: Tania Coambs Trio, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, May 29

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

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

IRON POST: Them Coulee Boys, 8 p.m.; jazz jam, 10 p.m.

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

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Wednesday Writers in The Round (early evening of songs, wit, craftsmanship, fun), 6 p.m.; trivia, 7:30 p.m.

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

THURSDAY, May 30

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILL: Kickin' & Pickin' (One man band), 6 p.m.

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: Live Karaoke Band, 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: The Unemployed Architects, 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.

HOULIHAN'S: Champaign Freight (Patio Play), 6:30 p.m.

IRON POST: Chris Hartley and Larry Gray, 6 p.m.

MONARCH BREWING COMPANY, Monticello: Thursday Night Trivia, 7 p.m.

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

RIGGS BEER COMPANY: Mid-October (pop folk duo), 6 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Hobnob String Band (bluegrass, newgrass, blues, calypso, groove-grass, oldtime, newtime; Thursday Happy Hour), 5 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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