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Heavy-metal band Bloody Wanker reunites for a show Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Blackbird in Urbana.

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

THURSDAY, Oct. 17

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

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Billy Galt and The Blues Deacons (Free Music Thursdays), 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Jill Greenlee and Jordan 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.

FAT CITY, THE CITY CENTER: The Steel Woods with Tennessee Jet, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: University of Illinois Jazz Combo (McNeill), 5 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Open mic night, hosted by Courtney P (sign up early), 9 to 11 p.m.

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

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Hobnob String Band (bluegrass, newgrass, blues, calypso, groove-grass, oldtime, newtime; Thursday Happy Hour), 5 p.m.; Broad Comedy Open Mic, 8 p.m.

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

FRIDAY, Oct. 18

BLACKBIRD URBANA: New Orleans Jazz Machine (Friday Jazz Happy Hour), 5 p.m.; DJ Belly (Friday Night Vibe), 9 p.m.

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: 90’s Daughter 10th Anniversary Show, with musical guests galore including The Brass Junkies horn section, original band members and extended music family, doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m.

CANOPY CLUB: Homecoming 2019 “Meet up at the London,” A High Fashion Event, 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Champaign Freight, 6:30 p.m.; Karaoke with Shockwave Entertainment, 10 p.m.

FAT CITY, THE CITY CENTER: Too White Crew, 10 p.m.

FIELDHOUSE 219, Monticello: Mid-October, 7:30 p.m.

HUBER’S: The Fairchilds, 8 p.m.

THE ICE HOUSE: Gloria Roubal, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: Jeff Helgesen Quintet, 5 p.m.; After Curfew, 8 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Caleb Cook 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: Jim Pryor, piano, 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Oct. 19

BLACKBIRD URBANA: New Souls, 9 p.m.

CANOPY CLUB: Mungion with Aquila, 9 p.m.

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

FAT CITY, THE CITY CENTER: Cold, Awake for Days, University Drive (Cold: Broken Human Tour 2019). 7 p.m.

HUBER’S: The Double Dots, 8 p.m.

IRON POST: Elis Artz Combo, 6 p.m.; Composition Contest, 9 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Baad Boyz (R&B, jazz, neo soul, blues!/Alumni Weekend/$10, $15 reserved seats-call 217-531-1150), Dj BSims on deck to entertain to keep you on the dance floor all night, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Riders of The Golden Maize, 8 p.m.

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

SUNDAY, Oct. 20

CANOPY CLUB: Sun-Riser (alt-rock) with Prevalence (indie-punk) and LLYN (indi, alt-rock, other), 8 p.m.

CENTRAL TAVERN, Thomasboro: Interstate Drifters with guest Gary Rosson, 2 p.m., Broken Prairie, 3 p.m. and Padgewick, 5:30 p.m. (Support the Troops, help Ruby send packages to troops overseas, 50/50 drawing, free food), 2 to 8 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Lisa Castang Castang Soul-o Train for Sunday Brunch, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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: Meadow Hawk, 7 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Dan & Ocean, 2 to 4 p.m.

MONDAY, Oct. 21

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

FAT CITY BAR AND GRILL: Free N Fun Bingo, 6 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.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: Urbana Hootenanny, hosted by Emily McKown and Dustin Norder (acoustic open mic night/all musicians welcome), 8 p.m.

TUESDAY, Oct. 22

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Free N’ Fun Bingo, 6 to 8 p.m.; Karaoke Tuesday, 8 p.m.

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: Tuesday Live Jazz at Boomerangs, hosted by Josh Quirk, 7 p.m.

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

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

FAT CITY BAR AND GRILL: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.; Karaoke, featuring DJ Halen, 9 p.m.

IRON POST: Dearie, 7 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Bar Bingo, 7 to 8 p.m.

ROSE BOWL TAVERN: John Calvin Abney, Kenna Mae, and Bobby Stevens, 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Wednesday Night Spotlight featuring a house band composed of Ian Shepherd, Mitchell Killough, Jesse Brown and Clayton Thompson with a guest artist, 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Corduroy Open Mic, 6 p.m.; C-U Comedy’s “The Open Mic,” (stand up comedy show; all signups in advance, jesse@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.

FIELDHOUSE 219, Monticello: Think & Drink Trivia, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

IRON POST: Joan Hickey Trio, 6 p.m.; jazz jam, 10 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Karaoke night, hosted by Shock Wave Entertainment, 9 to 11 p.m.

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

PIPA’S PUB: Prairie Crossroads Blues Society Blues Jam, hosted by Mark Hummel and Billy Flynn, 7 p.m.

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

THURSDAY, Oct. 24

THE ART MART: Wine for Wishes to benefit Make-A-Wish Illinois, wine to taste and purchase, hors d’oeuvres provided ($25 at the door, $20 at eventbrite.com/e/champaign-walk-for-wishes-tickets-72338443231), 5 to 7 p.m.

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

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Carolyn Sills Combo and The Bashful Youngens (CU Folk & Roots Festival), 9 p.m.

CANOPY CLUB: A Chicago Undercover Takeover, A CAN$ELL Exclusive, 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Shed Brothers, 6 p.m.; C-U Coomedy’s “The Open Mic,” (stand up comedy show; all signups in advance, jesse@cucomedy.com), 9 p.m.

FAT CITY, THE CITY CENTER: Futuristic, Scribe Cash, Yonas, Brandon Daz (Futuristic: “I am...” Tour 2019), 8 p.m.

IRON POST: University of Illinois #4 Jazz Big Band, 7 p.m.

NEIL ST. BLUES: Open mic night, hosted by Courtney P (sign up early), 9 to 11 p.m.

THE OFFICE II: Thursday Trivia Night, 7 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.