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ALIVE (140 Bannatyne, 989-8080): Exchange District dance club.
Friday and Saturday: Bob's Yer Uncle.
CAVERN (112 Osborne, downstairs): Basement rock room at Toad In The Hole.
Thursday: Jam Nite with Route 59.
Friday: Dr. Hotbottom & The Soul Prescriptions with Paradigm Brass Band.
Saturday: Nailbrick and 77 Guns.
Sunday: Voldis & The Melodicas with The Benderinos.
Monday: The Vinyl Drip with James Brown.
Tuesday: Soul Nite with Dr. Hotbottom & The Soul Prescription.
JOE'S GARAGE (Pandora Inn): Transcona landmark.
Friday: Cool Running.
HENDERSON DRAFT HOUSE (Curtis Gordon Hotel, 1011 Henderson, 334-4355)
Thursdays: Battle of the Bands.
MIRRORS (1975 Portage, 888-4806): Assiniboine Inn beverage room.
Thursday and Friday: Vaga Blonde.
NORWOOD (112 Marion, 233-4475): St. Boniface beverage room, famous for Saturday afternoon seafood buffet.
Friday and Saturday: Free Ride.
OZZY'S (160 Osborne, downstairs): Venue located in the basement of the Osborne Village Inn.
Thursday: ReadyMix Dance Party featuring Dan L and DJ Dial Up.
Friday: Alverstone, Grudge, Krisco and Manalogue.
Saturday: Modernized with The Beat!
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PYRAMID (176 Fort, 957-7777): Touring acts and local bands/DJs in a downtown room with great sightlines.
Thursday: Bad Flirt.
Friday: Exclaim! 17th Anniversary Tour with Thunderheist and Winter Gloves.
Wednesday: Shout Out Out Out!
ROYAL ALBERT (48 Albert, 943-8433): Legendary punk club in historic Exchange District hotel.
Thursday: Attack in Black and Shotgun Jimmie.
Friday: The Kettle Black.
Saturday: The Unwanted and The Twerps.
ROOKIES (Central Hotel)
Thursday to Saturday: DJ Krave.
FOLK, ROOTS & BLUES
BELLA VISTA (53 Maryland, 775-4485): Cosy, musician-friendly pizza joint on the edge of Wolseley.
Friday and Saturday: The Shuckers.
ROYAL GEORGE (123 Regent West, 224-1882): Transcona blues club.
Thursday: Notorious George.
Friday and Saturday: Damn Straight.
Monday: The McLean Brothers.
Wednesdays: Sassy Jack.
TIMES CHANGE(D) (Main & St. Mary Ave., 957-0982): Small downtown roots club with a big heart.
Thursday: Josey Krahn and Vince Andrushko.
Friday: Ruth Moody and Grant Siemens (7 p.m.); Rodney DeCroo and The Modelos (10 p.m.)
Saturday: Tim Hus with Andrew Neville & The Poor Choices.
Sundays: Blues jam w/Big Dave McLean.
DANCE, ELECTRONIC & HIP-HOP
BLUSH ULTRACLUB (323 Portage, 221-4583): Downtown dance club with upscale vibe.
Friday: Wide Mouth Mason.
OFF CAMPUS SOCIAL CLUB (1792 Pembina, 474-2582): Pembina Highway dance club.
Thursdays: All Request Thursdays.
ROOM 720 (720 Corydon, 415-0076): Corydon Avenue dance club.
Fridays: DJ Rahdil.
Saturdays: DJ Combo.
Sundays: DJ Snipa.
SONAR (279 Garry, 956-5749): Downtown dance club.
Fridays: Seductive Fridays featuring reggae, rap, hip-hop and R&B.
Saturdays: Electric Saturdays featuring electronic music.
TIJUANA YACHT CLUB (St. Matthews & Empress, 474-2582): Polo Park-area club across from Canad Inns Stadium.
Fridays: Hot 103 FM DJs.
VIBE (Best Western Charterhouse, York at Hargrave, 942-0101): Dance club at downtown hotel.
BROOKLANDS (8 Keewatin, 633-9707): No-nonsense country hangout.
Friday and Saturday: Deputy.
COWBOYS (1034 Elizabeth, 253-2641): Live rock and recorded Top 40 at the Windsor Park Canad Inn.
Thursday to Saturday: 4 Mile Road.
LA SALLE (346 Nairn, 668-5367): Elmwood character bar.
Friday and Saturday: The Breeze.
LINCOLN (1030 McPhillips)
Friday and Saturday: Makin' Changes.
NEON LIGHTS (Canadiana Hotel, 1400 Notre Dame, 786-3471): Classic beverage room.
Thursday and Saturday: Without a Trace.
NICOLETT (632 Lafleche, 237-3144): St. Boniface character venue.
Friday and Saturday: Renegades.
PALOMINO (1133 Portage, 772-0454): Popular Portage Avenue nightclub with rock and country cover bands.
Thursday and Saturday: Eye-2-Eye.
SILVER SPIKE (202 Bond, 224-4885): Transcona rock and country bar.
Thursday and Saturday: Mother Groove.
SILVERADO'S (2100 McPhillips, 474-2582): Garden City rock /country bar.
Friday and Saturday: Rusty Nail.
WEST KILDONAN LEGION (1748 Main, 338-3266)
Friday and Saturday: Right Side Up.
WHISKEY DIX (436 Main, 944-7539): Upscale country bar in former bank.
Thursday to Saturday: Almost Famous.
WOODBINE (466 Main, 943-4672): Main Street character bar. Oldest beverage room in Winnipeg.
Friday and Saturday: Whiskey Bent.
DYLAN O'CONNOR'S (2609 Portage, 831-6730): St. James pub.
Friday and Saturday: Simon Says.
JOHNNIE FOX'S (414 Academy, 487-3035): Traditional Irish pub.
Saturday: The Black Aces, English Moccasins and Gramma Llama.
ING'S HEAD (120 King, 957-7710): Two-storey British pub adjacent to Old Market Square.
Friday: Winnipeg SKA/Reggae Festival Fundraiser with JFK & The Conspirators and Ill Cigarillo. Saturday: C.O.R.E.
Sundays: All the Kings Men.
LO PUB (330 Kennedy St., 802-0911): Cosy hangout at the HI Downtowner Hostel)
Wednesday: The Phonemes, Laura Barrett and Boats.
SHANNON'S (175 Carlton, 943-2302): Irish pub across from the Convention Centre.
Thursday: Who Made Who (AC/DC tribute).
Friday: Dr. Rage & The Uppercuts.
Tuesday: Alexander McCowan.
Wednesday: Neal Pinto.
CURRENT (Inn At The Forks): Sleek, contemporary jazz lounge and martini bar.
Thursday to Saturday: Marco Castillo.PARAGON (220 Carlton)
Friday: Jodie Borlé, 5:30 p.m.
PEMBINA (1011 Pembina, 453-3724)
Saturday afternoons: The George Reznik Trio.
ACADEMY FOOD, DRINKS & MUSIC (437 Stradbrook, 221-2837): Restaurant/lounge in Osborne Village.
Friday: Davinport, Reverse Separation.
Saturday: Oh So Popular.
Monday: Stanton Warriors.
CHURCHILL'S (The Marlborough)
Sunday brunch: Robert Naumko, 11 a.m.
GATES ON ROBLIN (6945 Roblin)
Friday: Robert Naumko, 6:30 p.m.
JEFFREY'S (1420 Henderson, 338-7398): East Kildonan restaurant lounge.
Friday: Chocolate Pie.
PALM LOUNGE (Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway, 946-6502):
Thursday: Ferrucio Montanino.
Friday and Saturday: Kevin Aichele.
Sunday and Monday: Elmer Negado.
Tuesday and Wednesday: Jan Smith.
PONY CORRAL GRANT PARK (400 Wilton): Grant Park roadhouse.
Friday and Saturday: Mike & The Eastwood Gang.
PONY CORRAL PIER 7 (1700 Pembina, 275-3687): Former Grapes Pier 7 location.
Thursday to Saturday: Pepe Cortes.
GORDIE'S COFFEE HOUSE (127 Cobourg, inside the big church)
Thursday: Joy Stadnichuk.
PRAIRIE INK GRANT PARK (Grant Park Shopping Centre, 475-0483): Bookstore café offering jazz and readings.
Friday: Marie-Josée Clement.
Saturday: Bob Watts.
PRAIRIE INK POLO PARK (McNally Robinson, Polo Park, 943-8376): Same as above, only at Polo Park.
Friday: Dan & Sel.
Saturday: Jennilee Martineau.
GAY & LESBIAN
CLUB 200 (190 Garry, 943-6045): Downtown cabaret, mostly men.
Monday and Thursday: Karaoke with Malvin.
Saturdays: Dance Club with Go Go Dancers
Tuesday: Anita Stallion.
GIO'S (155 Smith, 786-1236): Downtown bar and nightclub.
Fridays: DJ Ryan G.
CLUB REGENT (1425 Regent, 957-2700): Topical-themed casino with walk-through salt-water aquarium.
Friday: Aaron Pritchett.
JAGUARS DANCE CLUB: Dance club at Club Regent with salsa, old-time and party bands.
Thursday: Clint Dutiaume.
Friday and Saturday: X-Static.
McPHILLIPS STREET STATION (484 McPhillips, 957-3900): Casino with early 1900s railway town theme.
Thursday: Gino Vannelli.
Saturday: George Fox.