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.
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.
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.
Back Porch Coffee House, 7-8:30 p.m. second Sat. of the month through May, doors open at 6 p.m., 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.
Charlevoix Public Library, SummerFolk Series 6:30 p.m., followed by open mic (sign up starts at 6 p.m.), with Jack Elliott Sept. 30; 220 W. Clinton St., Charlevoix; 547-7340 or www.charlevoixlibrary.org.
Dhaseleer Events Barn Black Cat Concert Series, Harvest Moon Dance and concert 8 p.m. Oct. 19; tickets are $16.50 in advance from brown paper tickets, $20 at the door if available, free for ages 12/younger; 15794 Paddock Road, near Charlevoix; 675-7768 or www.blackcatconcerts.com.
Red Mesa Grill, “Casa Tuesdays” live entertainment; 117 Water St., Boyne City.
The Inn at Bay Harbor, in the South American Grille and Wine Bar — 7-11 p.m. Wed. and Fri.-Sat., with Pete Kehoe Sept. 20; Chris Calleja Sept. 21; Adam Engelman and Sean Bilby with Pete Kehoe 7-10 p.m. Sept. 25; Josh Hall Sept. 27; Ron Getz Sept. 28; 3600 Village Harbor Dr., Petoskey; 439-4000 or www.innatbayharbor.com.
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY
Bayview Inn, karaoke Thurs.; 5074 U. S. 31 N., Acme; 938-1610.
Bowers Harbor Vineyards, on the new patio Sat. through September, music by Ben Richey, create a "Doggie Bag" of appetizers to share while sipping wine; 2896 Bowers Harbor Road, off Peninsula Drive, TC; 223-7615.
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 www.budsville.com.
Cambria Suites’ Reflect Bistro & Lounge, Jazz Thursdays with the Jeff Haas Trio 7-9:30 p.m. Thurs.; no cover charge; 225 Munson Ave., TC; 778-9000 or www.traversecitylodging.com.
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.
The Filling Station, Younce Guitar Duo 7-10 p.m. Wed.; 642 Railroad Place, TC.
Freshwater Events' Open Mic by the Bay, 6-8 p.m. Tues., and 1-3 p.m. Sun., for vocalists and acoustic musicians; Clinch Park, Grandview Parkway, TC; for details or to sign up to play, visit www.freshwaterevents.com.
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, John Pomeroy 7-11 p.m. Fri., and 8-11 p.m. Sat. in the Grand Lobby; GT Resort & Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme; (800) 748-0303.
Ground Zero @ Streeters, Uncle Kracker Oct. 12; Craig Morgan, Oct. 19; Love and Theft Nov. 22; 1669 S. Garfield Ave., TC; www.groundzeroonline.com or 932-1300.
Harbor 22, deck open, happy hour 4-7 p.m., 12719 S. West Bay Shore Dr., TC; 922-2114, www.harbor22.com.
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.
Hide Away Bar & Grill, DJ music by Hot Traxx 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.; hours: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon., 11:30 a.m.-midnight Tues.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Fri.-Sat., noon-10 p.m. Sun.; 211 E. Main St., Kingsley; 263-4059.
Hofbrau, 4 p.m.-midnight Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-midnight Sun.; 2784 M-137, Interlochen; 276-6979.
Horizon Books, live music 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. with Songwriters in the Round Sept. 20; Slice Future Sept. 27; Drive South Sept. 28; 243 E. Front, TC; 946-7290, (800) 587-2147 or www.horizonbooks.com.
InsideOut Gallery, every Tues. free Cocktail Cinema at 7 p.m., followed by Tasty Tunez 8-11 p.m. with PHDJ Martoosh; 229 Garland St., TC; 929-3254 or www.facebook.com/insideoutgallery-tc/events.
Jacob’s Well, hours 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Thurs.-Sun.; 1121 E. Front, TC; 946-4476; www.jacobswell.info.
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. Miriam Pico and Friends; Thurs. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Chris Sterr; live music 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fri.-Sat. with Blue Effect Sept. 20-21; Alter Ego Sept. 27-28; Jetty Rae Oct. 4-5; Paper Plane Pilots Oct. 11-12; Lucas Paul Oct. 18-19; Soul Patch Oct. 25-26; One Hot Robot Nov. 1-2; Sweet J Band Nov. 8-9; Scarkazm Nov. 15-16; Blue Effect Nov. 22-23; Paper Plane Pilots Nov. 29-30; Soul Patch Dec. 6-7; Lucas Paul Dec. 13-14; Alter Ego Dec. 20-21; Jetty Rae Dec. 27-28; basement level of North Peak Brewing Company, 400 W. Front, TC; www.kilkennyspub.com.
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.; live music 8-10 p.m. Thurs.; plus Willie & the Wannabe 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sept. 20; G Snacks 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Sept. 21; Live Wire 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sept. 27; the Corvairs 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sept. 28; Jazz North 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 4; Fresh Fossils 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 5; Zen Stew 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 11; Rainmakers 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 12; Willie & the Wannabe 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 18; G Snacks 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Oct. 19; Live Wire 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 25; Halloween Party 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 26 with the Corvairs; 540 W. Front, TC; 946-6925 or www.lilbo.com.
Mt. Holiday, dinner specials in the lounge 5-9 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; entertainment 7 p.m. Fri.; 3100 Holiday Road, TC; www.mt-holiday.com.
Mr. C's Pub & Grill, happy hour 3-7 p.m. daily; open air patio with a fire pit; 9009 M-72 East, Williamsburg; 267-3300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.parkshoreresort.com.
Phil’s on Front, live music with Miriam Pico and Al Jankowski 9-11 p.m. Sept. 20; Al Jankowski and Elizabeth Sexton Rivers 9-11 p.m. Sept. 21; Eric Dane Jaqua 8-10 p.m. Sept. 25; Miriam Pico and David Chown 8-10 p.m. Sept. 26; Al Jankowski and TBD 9-11 p.m. Sept. 27; Al Jankowski and Elizabeth Sexton Rivers 9-11 p.m. Sept. 28; 236 E. Front St., TC; 929-1710.
Poppycocks, On Quartet every Fri.; 128 E. Front St., TC; 941-7632.
Right Brain Brewery, Tuesday Trivia 8 p.m. weekly;225 E. 16th St., TC; 944-1239 or www.rightbrainbrewery.com.
Sail Inn Bar & Grill, karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight Thurs.; open 11 a.m.-1:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-2 a.m. Sun.; 1104 Barlow, TC; 946-4195.
Side Traxx Video Dance Bar, open daily 5 p.m., gay-owned/operated, straight-friendly atmosphere; 520 Franklin St., off East Eighth Street, TC; 935-1666.
Sleder’s Tavern, "On the Porch" concert by Joel Mabus, 7 p.m. Sept. 29, $15 in advance, $20 at the door, tickets available at Sleder's, Oryana Natural Foods Market, Brilliant Books and Mahoney's Spirits and Edibles, also for tickets or details, call 947-9213;restaurant open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat., and noon-9 p.m. Sun.; bar open until 10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 11 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 9 p.m. Sun.; 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 www.stellatc.com.
Traverse City Senior Center, Saturday Night Dance 8-10 p.m. every Sat., $3 Senior Center Network members, $5 non-members on band nights, free on clavinova nights; 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; plus Rev Raven & the Chainsmokin' Altar Boys 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sept. 21; 12 Year Reunion Sept. 28; hours 6:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Thurs., 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Fri.-Sat., 2-9 p.m. Sun.; 7741 M-72, Williamsburg; 534-8888.
Union Street Station, open mic night 10 p.m. Tues.; open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-2 a.m. Sun.; 117 S. Union TC; 941-1930.
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, live music 3-7 p.m. Mon. during the Farmers Market; on the Piazza, Grand Traverse Commons, TC.
West Bay Beach Resort-A Holiday Inn Resort, in Shimmers — DJ 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fri. and Sat.; 615 E. Front, TC; 947-3700 or www.tcwestbay.com.
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.
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 and Friends, $15 tickets available at the door, wine, cider and brandy available; 10844 E. Revold Road, Suttons Bay; for details or reservations, call 944-1251 or visit www.blackstarfarms.com.
Leelanau Sands Casino, in the Leelanau Sands Showroom — Wed. Team Trivia 7-9 p.m.; Thurs. 45th Parallel Polka Band 1-5 p.m.; plus Euchre Tournament 10 a.m. Sept. 20; Peshawbestown Polka Festival 3 p.m. Sept. 28, with 45th Parallel Polka Band, Frank Moravcik and Polkarioty, tickets at Star Tickets Plus; Peshawbestown; (800) 922-2946.
Stony Point Pub, open mic 8 p.m. Sat. hosted by WNMC's Sandy B; 111 St. Joseph St., Suttons Bay; 271-1007.
Stampede Saloon, Tues. Ladies Night, Wed. Men’s Nite; DJ dance music 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.; live band 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Sat.; 3885 Old U.S. 27 South, Gaylord; (989) 705-7100, www.stampedesaloon.com.
Timothy’s Pub, DJ/karaoke mix 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat.; 110 S. Otsego Ave., Gaylord; (989) 732-9333.
Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts, "The Importance of Being Ernest" Sept. 20-22; Tiempo Libre Oct. 9; Etta May Nov. 9; Bryan Anthony and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra "Celebrating Sinatra" Dec. 7; the Irish Rovers March 1, 2014; Freddy Fusion's Science Magic Show April 12, 2014; Kirtland Community College, 10775 N. St. Helen Road, Roscommon; (989) 275-6777 or www.kirtlandcenter.com.