Traverse City Record-Eagle

February 8, 2013

Night Life: 02/07/2013


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Antrim County

Shanty Creek Resort, in Ivan's-- Banana Connection 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 8-9; Tommy Tropic 3-5 p.m. Feb. 9; in the Lakeview Lounge — 8-11 p.m. with Nelson Feb. 8; 5820 Shanty Creek Road, Bellaire, 533-8621.

Benzie County

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.

Cabbage Shed, Open Mic Night 8 p.m. Thurs.; 198 Frankfort Ave., Elberta; 352-9843 or

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.

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.; 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.

The Roadhouse Mexican Bar & Grill, live acoustic music with Jake Frysinger 6-8 p.m. Wed., no cover; 1058 Michigan Ave., Benzonia; 882-9631.

charlevoix county

Back Porch Coffee House, 7 p.m. second Sat. of the month through May, with Jack Elliot Feb. 9; performance followed by "circle jam session," family friendly, smoke- and alcohol-free, suggested donation $5 each or $10 families at the door to benefit the performers, light refreshments included; Charlevoix Senior Center, 06906 Norwood Road, Charlevoix; Pam Luce, 622-2944.

Boyne Mountain Resort, in Everett's — 7-10 p.m. with Ben Overbeek Feb. 8; Ron Getz Feb. 9; Charlie Reager Feb. 13; Michelle Chenard Feb. 14; in the Snowflake Lounge — 4-7 p.m. with David Cisco Feb. 9; in Stein Ericksen's — 6-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. with Bob Bryan through March 23; 1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls; 549-6000 or

Cafe Sante, entertainment 6-9 p.m. Mon., 5:30-9 p.m. Thurs., and 8:30-11:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., with The Hand Me Downs Feb. 8; Sean Ryan Feb. 9; Nathan Bates Feb. 11; Younce Guitar Duo Feb. 14; 1 Water St. Boyne City; 582-8800.

Red Mesa Grill, "Casa Tuesdays" live entertainment with Carnivale Party with Dave Cisco 7-11 p.m. Feb. 12; 117 Water St., Boyne City.

Emmet County

Boyne Highlands Resort, in the Slopeside Lounge — Pete Kehoe 8 p.m.-midnight Thurs. through March 14; plus Union Guns 9 p.m.-midnight Feb. 8; The Remedee 9 p.m.-midnight Feb. 8; 600 Highland Dr., Harbor Springs; 526-3000,

Grand Traverse County

Aerie Restaurant & Lounge, John Pomeroy 8 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat.; GT Resort & Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme; (800) 748-0303.

Bayview Inn, karaoke Thurs.; 5074 U. S. 31 N., Acme; 938-1610.

Bud's of Interlochen, live music 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thurs. with singer/songwriter Jim Hawley; 3061 M-137, Interlochen; 276-9090 or

Cambria Suites' Reflect Bistro & Lounge, jazz series 7-9 p.m. Thurs., featuring the Jeff Haas Trio and special guests each week, full menu of edibles and libations until 11 p.m., no cover charge; 225 Munson Ave., TC.

Dillinger's Pub/Bootleggers, Trivia Live 7-9 p.m. Thurs.; open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-2 a.m. Sun.; Dillinger's, 121 S. Union, TC, 941-2276; Bootleggers, 119 S. Union, TC, 922-7742.

Ground Zero @ Streeters, Thurs. College Night with DJ Dominate; Fusion Saturday 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sat. with a blend of Michigan's hottest DJs; 1669 S. Garfield Ave., TC; or 932-1300.

Hayloft Inn, open mic night 7:30 p.m. Thurs. for musicians, poets, comics, hosted by Bill Dungjen; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. live country and western entertainment; M-72, TC; 941-0832.

Hide Away Bar & Grill, DJ music by Hot Traxx 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.; 211 E. Main St., Kingsley; 263-4059.

Holiday Inn West Bay Shimmers Nightclub, DJ and live entertainment Thurs.-Sat., times vary; 21 and older with valid picture ID; 615 E. Front, TC; 947-3700 or

Horizon Books, live music 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. with Billy Strings with Don Julin Feb. 8; Open Mic hosted by Matt Mansfield Feb. 9; 243 E. Front, TC; 946-7290, (800) 587-2147 or

InsideOut Gallery, every Tues. free Cocktail Cinema 5-11 p.m. with film shown at 7 p.m.; every other Thurs. (Feb. 14, 28, March 14 and 28) Comedy Open Mic with Dave Gault, sign up at 7 p.m., opening comic at 8 p.m.; every other Thurs. (Feb. 21, March 7 and 21) Open Mic Night 8-11 p.m. hosted by King Tree Vandermolen, sign up at 7:30 p.m.; plus Dirt Noir 9 p.m.-midnight Feb. 8-9; 229 Garland St., TC; 929-3254 or Events.

Kilkenny's Irish Public House, Mon. 7-9 Team Trivia Night and 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Karaoke by the Bay; Tues. Levi Britton; Wed. 8 p.m.-midnight. Ron Getz; Thurs. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. with Mike Moran and Pauly Jams; live music 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fri.-Sat. with Paper Plane Pilots Feb. 8-9; basement level of North Peak Brewing Company, 400 W. Front, TC;

Left Foot Charley, Open Mic Monday 6-9 p.m., Happy Hour 5-7 p.m. Thurs. with one-plate ethnic meals available, $15 dine-in, $10 take-out; 806 Red Dr., Grand Traverse Commons, TC; 995-0500.

Little Bohemia, TC Celtic Tues. 7-9 p.m.; plus Zen Stew 8:30-11:30 p.m. Feb. 8; The Rainmakers 8:30-11:30 p.m. Feb. 9; "Mardi Paws" fundraiser for TC Dog Park 5-9 p.m. Feb. 11, with Hurricane drink special, jambalaya and special appetizers, 15 percent of sales donated to the dog park; "A Night of Silly Love Songs" 5-9 p.m. Feb. 14, full linen service and special Valentine's menu, music by the Accidentals 6-7 p.m. E Minor 7-8 p.m. and Blake Elliott & the Robinson Affair, 8-9 p.m., reservations recommended; 540 W. Front, TC; 946-6925 or

Mt. Holiday, lounge opens 5 p.m. Wed.-Fri. for dinner, Thurs. trivia 6 p.m.; Fri. Kids Club 5 p.m. and live music 7 p.m.; 3100 Holiday Road, TC;

Park Place Hotel in the Beacon Lounge, Tom Kaufmann on piano Thurs.-Sat.; 300 E. State, TC; 946-5000.

ParkShore Resort, live DJ 8 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat.; 1401 U.S. 31 N., TC; 947-3800 or

Phil's on Front, live music 8-10 p.m. Thurs., and 9-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat., with Miriam Pico and Al Jankowski Feb. 8; Elizabeth Sexton Rivers and guest Feb. 9; Mardi Gras celebration with Cajun/Creole ala carte menu and music by Thornetta Davis 7-11 p.m. Feb. 12, $10 cover, proceeds benefit United Way; Miriam Pico and David Chown Feb. 14; 236 E. Front St., TC; 929-1710.

Poppycocks, On Quartet every Fri.; 128 E. Front St., TC; 941-7632.

Right Brain Brewery, Imperial Release Party, 6 p.m.-close Feb. 8, no cover, dance party, balloon bounce battles, live DJ and Pink Floyd Laser Show; 225 E. 16th St., TC; 944-1239 or

Sail Inn Bar & Grill, karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight Thurs.; 1104 Barlow, TC; 946-4195.

Sleder's Tavern, Irish quartet Finvarra's Wren 4 p.m. March 3, $15 advance, $20 at the door, tickets at Sleder's, Oryana Natural Foods and Brilliant Books; 717 Randolph, TC; 947-9213.

TASTES of Black Star Farms, Mon. 6-8:30 p.m. open mic night with Ronnie Hernandez, bring portable instruments, no full bands because of limited space; The Mercato at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons, TC; 944-1349.

Trattoria Stella, live jazz 6-9 p.m. Tues.; Building 50, The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, off West 11th Street, TC; 929-8989 or

Traverse City Senior Center, Saturday Night Dance 8-10:30 p.m. every Sat., live music for ballroom-style dancing, refreshments, $3/members, $5/non-members, public invited; 801 E. Front St., TC; 922-4911.

Turtle Creek Casino, in Level 3 Lounge — every Thurs. Team Trivia 7-9 p.m. and comedy 9 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. DJ Ricky T; 7741 M-72, Williamsburg; 534-8888.

Union Street Station, open mic night 10 p.m. Tues.; 117 S. Union TC; 941-1930.

Kalkaska County

Dingman's Bar, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat. karaoke; 11021 M-72, halfway between Kalkaska and Grayling.

The Roadhouse, 8 p.m.-midnight Tues. open mic night, sound system and mics provided; 8 p.m.-midnight Thurs. karaoke; U.S. 131, halfway between Kalkaska and Mancelona.

Leelanau County

Cedar Tavern, karaoke 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fri.; 9039 S. Kasson, Cedar; 228-7445.

The Inn at Black Star Farms, Jazz Cafe concerts 7 p.m. Wed., featuring Mike Davis, Ron Getz and Jack Dryden, $15 tickets available at the door include entertainment and one drink voucher, bistro small plates also available; 10844 E. Revold Road, Suttons Bay; for reservations, call 944-1251, for details, visit

Leelanau Sands Casino, in Elements Lounge — Wed. Team Trivia 7-9 p.m. and comedy 9 p.m.; Thurs. 45th Parallel Polka Band 1-5 p.m.; Sat. 6 p.m. cribbage; Peshawbestown; (800) 922-2946.

O'Keefe's Firehouse Pub, open mic 8 p.m.-midnight Sat. hosted by WNMC's Sandy B.; 303 N. St. Joseph, Suttons Bay; 271-2999.


Ramsdell Theater, "Little Night Music" concert series, with Miriam Pico and David Chown 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16; tickets $15 advance at Manistee City Hall, Goody's, Hokanson's, Port City Organic, TJ's Pub and Manistee Visitors Bureau, $20 at the door, $10 students at the door only; 101 Maple St., Manistee; or 398-9770.

Otsego County

Stampede Saloon, Tues. Ladies Night, Wed. Men's Nite; 3885 Old U.S. 27 South, Gaylord; (989) 705-7100,

Timothy's Pub, DJ/karaoke mix 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat.; 110 S. Otsego Ave., Gaylord; (989) 732-9333.