Shanty Creek Resort, in the Lakeview Lounge — 8-11 p.m. Fri. and 9 p.m.-midnight Sat., with Linsie & Lee Aug. 23; Danny Bellenbaum Aug. 24; Nelson Olstrom Aug. 30; Ron Hernandez Aug. 31; 5820 Shanty Creek Road, Bellaire, 533-8621.
Short’s Brewing Company, pub hours 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat.; 121 N. Bridge St., Bellaire; events, dates and times subject to change, call to check, 533-6622; www.shortsbrewing.com.
Bayview Grille, Sat. 7-9 p.m. Singer/Songwriter Series, featuring local artists performing original music, no cover charge; 727 Main St., Frankfort; 352-8050.
Brookside Inn, live acoustic music on the deck with Jake Frysinger 7-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 115 N. Michigan Ave., Beulah; 882-9688.
Cabbage Shed, Open Mic Night 8 p.m. Thurs.; 198 Frankfort Ave., Elberta; 352-9843 or www.cabbageshed.com.
Crystal Palace Lounge, DJ and karaoke 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fri.-Sat.; four large-screen TVs for sports viewing; full menu, daily specials; 17170 Vondra Road at M-115, Thompsonville; 378-3104.
Elberta Concerts in the Park, 7 p.m., free, with Renee Herman Aug. 28; at the amphitheatre, Waterfront Park, Elberta.
Frankfort Concerts in the Park, 7 p.m., free, with the Curtis Family Band Aug. 30; Mineral Springs Park, Frankfort.
Geno’s Sports Bar & Grill, DJ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sat.; home of Lucille’s St. Louis-style ribs 5 p.m. every Thurs.; open noon-midnight Mon.-Thurs. and Sun., and noon-2 a.m. Fri.-Sat.; 14848 Thompson Avenue, Thompsonville; 378-2554.
Lumberjacks Bar and Grille, karaoke 9 p.m. Thurs.; music 9 p.m.-close Fri.-Sat.; 10919 Main St., Honor; 325-2262.
Mayfair Tavern, open 4 p.m. Mon. and Thurs.-Sat., 3-9 p.m. Sun., closed Tues.-Wed.; 515 Frankfort Ave., Elberta; 352-9136 or www.themayfairtavern.com.
The Roadhouse Mexican Bar & Grill, live acoustic music with Jake Frysinger 6-8 p.m. Wed., no cover; 1058 Michigan Ave., Benzonia; 882-9631.
Aten Place Concerts in the Barn series, 7:30 p.m., with Jennie DeVoe Aug. 24; tickets $16 in advance or starting at 6:30 p.m. the day of the concert, no food or beverages sold on the premises, picnic pavilion available and patrons invited to bring snacks and desserts to share at intermission; Old Mackinaw Trail, south of Cherry Hill Road, Boyne Falls; for details or tickets, visit www.atenplace.com or call 549-2076.