Short’s Brewing Company, pub hours 11 a.m.- midnight Fri.-Sat.; 121 N. Bridge St., Bellaire; events, dates and times subject to change, call to check, 498-2300;


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

Crystal Palace Lounge, DJ 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.

Jodi’s Tangled Antler, Karaoke every Friday night, 9 p.m.-1a.m., US-31 at County Road 669, west of Interlochen; 325-2480

Lumberjacks Bar and Grille, karaoke 9 p.m. Thurs.; live music 9 p.m.-close Fri.-Sat.; 10919 Main St., Honor; 325-2262.


Bayview Inn, karaoke 9:30 p.m., Thurs.; Live Trivia 8 p.m., Wed. 5074 U. S. 31 N., Acme; 938-1610.

Bravo Zulu Brewing, Monday, Celtic music 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday, game night, $2 off pints; Wednesday, cruise night, open mic night, 8-11 p.m.; Thursday, $1 off anyone wearing leathers or helmet, ladies night $2 pints; Friday Night Live music by Joel Eisler 8-11 p.m. 6060 US31, Williamsburg; 943-1459;

Cambria Suites Reflect Bistro and Lounge, Jeff Haas & Friends, 7 to 9:30 p.m., every Thursday, 255 Munson Ave., TC 778-9000.

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

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Adam Kendale, 7-11 p.m. Fri. in the Grand Lobby; John Pomeroy, 7-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat., in Aerie Lounge; GT Resort & Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme; (800) 748-0303.

Ground Zero @ Streeters, 1669 S. Garfield Ave., TC; or 932-1300.

Harbor 22, happy hour 4-7 p.m., 12719 S. West Bay Shore Dr., TC; 922-2114,

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

Kilkenny’s Irish Public House, Mon. 7-9 p.m. -Team Trivia Night and 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Karaoke by the Bay; Wed. 8 p.m.-midnight Free Candy; Thurs. 8 p.m.-midnight 2 Bays DJs; Risque Dec. 19-20;  basement level of North Peak Brewing Company, 400 W. Front, TC;

Left Foot Charley, Open Mic with Blake Elliott, Monday 6-9 p.m., Happy Hour 5-7 p.m. Thurs. with one-plate ethnic meals available, $15 dine-in, $12 take-out; 806 Red Dr., Grand Traverse Commons, TC; 995-0500.

Little Bohemia, TC Celtic every Tues. 7-9 p.m.; Strings and Julin, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Thurs.; Fifth annual early NYE Party with The Corvairs, 8-11:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 20; 540 W. Front, TC; 946-6925 or  

Mos & Sauce, Live entertainment, 8-11:30 p.m. Sat. through April, west of Chum’s Corners, 1355 Silver Lakes Crossings Blvd., Grawn.  

Mt. Holiday’s T-Bar, Live music, 7 - 9 p.m., Fridays; 100 Holiday Road, TC; 938-2500 or

Northern Natural Cider House, Earthwork Music, 7-9 p.m., Mon.; Steins and Strings, 7-9 p.m., Tues.; Open Mic with E Minor, 7-10 p.m., Wed.; Reggae with Jimmy Olsen 7-9 p.m. Thurs.; Live music every Fri.; 324 E. Front St., TC, one block east of the State Theatre; 943-1078 or

North Peak Brewing Company, Happy hour, 3-6 p.m.; 400 W. Front St., TC.

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

Poppycocks, On Quartet every Fri.; Younce Guitar Duo, Sat. Dec. 20; 128 E. Front St., TC; 941-7632.

Right Brain Brewery, Tuesday Trivia 8 p.m. weekly; The Whiskey Charmers, 7 p.m., Sat. Dec. 20; 225 E. 16th St., TC; 944-1239 or

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, 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.

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 p.m. every Sat., free on clavinova nights, live music with The Reflections on the fourth Saturday, $3 Senior Center Network members, $5 non-members on band nights; 801 E. Front St., TC; 922-4911.

Turtle Creek Casino, in Level 3 Lounge — Team Trivia 7 p.m. Thurs.; DJ Ricky T 10:30 p.m. Thurs.; 7741 M-72, Williamsburg; 534-8888.

Union Street Station, Service Industry Night Sun.; live music Mon.; open mic Tues.; live music Thurs.-Sat.; happy hour entertainment 5-9 p.m. Fri.; open 2 p.m.-2 a.m. Mon.-Thurs.; noon-2 a.m. Fri.-Sun.; 117 S. Union TC; 941-1930;

West Bay Beach Resort-A Holiday Inn Resort: View — indoor bar and lounge, with DJ Sweet & Low, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fri.; DJ Motaz, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sat.; 615 E. Front, TC; 947-3700 or or

Workshop Brewing Company, 221 Garland St., TC.


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.


Black Star Farms, Jazz Cafe 7-9 p.m. third Wednesday of each month featuring Mike Davis and Steve Stargardt, concert admission is free, wine by the glass $5/up, small plates $6-$12; 10844 E. Revold Road, Suttons Bay; 944-1311 or

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

Leelanau Sands Casino, in the Sands Showroom — Euchre Tournament 7 p.m. Mon.; 45th Parallel Polka Band 1-5 p.m. Thurs.; Lonesome Fugitage, 8 p.m.-12 a.m., Sat. Dec 20; in Level 3 Lounge — DJ Ricky T All Night Long, 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Fri.; Team Trivia, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Peshawbestown; (800) 922-2946.

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