The following is a sampling of venues in the region. Venues and performers are welcome to send information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Main Line area
ARDMORE MUSIC HALL: 23 East Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 649-8389. Summer Love & Music Tour, Aug. 29; The Nik Everett Band, Harry Walther Band and Adam Kowalczyk, Aug. 30; Jeff Campbell, Matt Santry, Sept. 5.
BURLAP AND BEAN: 204 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 427-4547. Open Mic. Nights, Thursdays. Johnny Boy Whaler second annual Hootenanny, Sept. 3; Liz Longley, Sept. 4; Charlie Phillips with Sylvia Coopersmith, Sept. 5.
MELODIES CAFE: 2 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 645-5269. Jazz Open Mic. Nights, Mondays; Melodies Open Mic Nights, Tuesdays. Sheltered Turtle, Aug. 30; Caroline Reese and the Drifting Fifth, Sept. 3; The Lords of LiechtensteinLessick & Lincoln & Cohen
CubiZm, Sept. 6.
NEW LEAF CLUB: 1225 Montrose Ave., Rosemont, (610) 525-1711. Youth Open Mic. Nights, Tuesdays; Open Mic., Thursdays; Classical Open Mic., first Sunday of every month. Orion Freeman Cd Release Party, Aug. 30; KMX BAND and Friends, Sept. 6.
FREE WILL BREWING CO.: 410 E. Walnut St. No. 10, Perkasie, (267) 354-0813. Beer events, festivals and beer on tap.
HAVANA: 105 S. Main Street, New Hope, (215) 862-9897.
SELLERSVILLE THEATER: 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville, (215) 257-5808. Crack The Sky, Aug. 29; Jackopierce, Aug. 30; Brother, First Highland Watch, Sept. 4; Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers tribute), Aug. 5; Baillie & The Boys, Sept. 6; Herman’s Hermits, Sept. 7.
North Penn/ Indian Valley
BLUE DOG TAVERN: County Line Road and Route 202, New Britain, (215) 997-9988. Poker, Sundays and Tuesdays; trivia, Wednesdays; open mic., Thursdays; Mighty Manatees, Aug. 29.
BLUE DOG PUB: Allen Forge Shopping Center, Valley Forge and Allentown roads, Towamencin, (215) 368-6620. Trivia, Tuesdays; Dan Ward, Aug. 30.
BOYD’S CARDINAL HOLLOW WINERY: 1830 West Point Pike, Upper Gwynedd, (215) 801-2227. Happy hour, first Friday of the month; Comedy Night, second Saturday of the month.
BUCKS COUNTY COMEDY CABARET: atop Poco’s, 625 N. Main St., Doylestown, (215) 345-JOKE. Tim Grill, Mike Clements, Aug. 30; Tom “The Coach” Whitely, Terry Gillespie, Mike Adams, Glenn Freezeman, Sept. 6.
COUNTRY CREEK WINERY: 133 Cressman Road, Salford Township, (215) 723-6516. Open mic, Tuesdays; “Wags at the Winery,” Oct. 4.
HOTEL FIESOLE: 4046 Skippack Pike, Skippack, (610) 222-8009. Dave Mell Blues Band, Aug. 29; Joe Wahl Band, Aug. 30; Cellar Ratz, Sept. 5; DJ Big Daddy, Sept. 6.
J.T. BANKER’S: 309 S. Main St., Sellersville, (215) 257-9300. DJ Rockmore, Aug. 29.
JUSTIN’S CARRIAGE HOUSE: 3911 Skippack Pike, Skippack, (610) 584-5005. Live music, Fridays: Old School, Sept. 19.
MAINLAND GRILLE: 2250 Rittenhouse Road, Lower Salford, (215) 256-6192. Live music, Fridays and Saturdays.
MARIANO’S: 1031 N. Broad St., Hatfield Township, (215) 362-9752. Mondays: Free pool and darts (after 9 p.m.); Wednesdays: Texas Hold ‘Em with prizes; Thursdays: Trivia with prizes; Fridays: Bingo, “open jukebox” (after 6 p.m.); Saturdays: Karaoke with Larry the Weasel.
MOLLY MAGUIRE’S IRISH RESTAURANT AND PUB: 329 W. Main St., Lansdale, (267) 263-2109. Greg Hoffman Band, Aug. 29; Duke Bros. Band, Aug. 30; “Irish Sessions,” second Sunday of the month; trivia, Wednesdays; open mic., beer pong, Thursdays; Kevin the Magician, Thursdays and Sundays.
PIZZA TIME SALOON SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 1900 West Point Pike, Upper Gwynedd, (215) 699-7529.
PRISM BREWING CO.: 810 Dickerson Road, Upper Gwynedd, (267) 613-8572. Trivia, Tuesdays; “Free Bacon Wednesdays,” Wednesdays; live music, Thursdays; “Pink Floyd Fridays,” Fridays.
PUCK LIVE: 1 Printers Alley, Doylestown, (215) 348-9000. Cherry Lane Duo, Aug. 29; The New Solution, Aug. 30; Lawnboys Comedy Open Mic., Sept. 2; open mic., Sept. 3; Jason Ager, Little Red Rooseter, Sept. 5; Philly Rock and Soul, Sept. 6.
RRAZZ ROOM: The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope, (888) 596-1027. Rex Smith, Aug. 30; Adam Pascal, Aug. 31; Roque Wilson, Michele Balan, Sept. 6; Josepha Gayer, Sept. 7.
REVIVAL’S RESTAURANT: 4 S. Ridge Road, Perkasie, (215) 258-DINE. Live music Fridays and Saturdays.
RISING SUN INN: 898 Allentown Road, Franconia, (215) 721-6350. Christopher Dean Band, Sept. 6.
ROUND GUYS BREWING CO.: 324 W. Main St., Lansdale, (215) 368-2640. Jazz Jam with Mike Mahomet, Wednesdays; trivia, Thursdays.
SAXBY’S COFFEE: 401 S. Broad St., Lansdale, (267) 436-3140. Open mic., every second Friday.
STADIUM NORTH: 1903 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, (215) 822-9420. Open mic., Thursdays; DJ/live music, Fridays.
TEX MEX CONNECTION: 201 E. Walnut St., North Wales, (215) 699-9552. Karaoke, Tuesdays; trivia, Wednesdays; DJ Nate, Thursdays; tiki parties, Sept. 12.
TIKI BAR AT SPRING MOUNTAIN: 757 Spring Mount Road, Upper Salford, (610) 287-3233. Open seven days a week until Oct. 5.
VIA MARCONI’S SMOKEHOUSE TAVERN: 155 Pennbrook Parkway, Upper Gwynedd, (215) 362-7663. Stress Factor, Sept. 6; River Chasers Texas hold ‘em, Tuesdays and Thursdays; karaoke, Saturdays.
THE WATER TOWER IN OAKS: 2200 West Drive, Upper Providence, (610) 666-0100. Allen Reynolds, Aug. 30; DJ Aaron, Fridays; open mic., Sundays; Singles Going Steady, Wednesdays.
AUGUST MOON: 300 E. Main St., Norristown, (610) 277-4008.
BLUE COMET BAR & GRILL: 106 S. Easton Road, Glenside, (215) 572-9780. Acoustic sessions, every Saturday. Rocakbilly, every Sunday.
FOREST & MAIN BREWING CO.: 61 N. Main St., Ambler, (215) 542-1776. Every Tuesday, play GO. Every Wednesday, bring your own vinyl and play your music. Quizzo Thursdays.
HALLIGAN’S PUB: 1619 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, (215) 836-9597. Every Thursday, trivia night. Teacher appreciation Fridays.
HARRIGAN’S PUB: 1051 W. County Line Road, Warminster, (215) 674-3377. Free pool, Mondays. Karaoke, Tuesdays. DJ Dance Party with Chris Evans, Thursdays. Live band, Saturdays. Sunday-Fundays with pool tournaments.
KC’s ALLEY: 10 W. Butler Pike, Ambler, (215) 628-3300. Live music, Wednesdays and Fridays. Trivia Thursdays. Alley Roulette, Saturdays.
KESWICK THEATRE: 291 N. Keswick Ave, Glenside, (215) 572-7650. Toto, Sept. 4; Sig Hansen & Friends of the Northwestern (“Deadliest Catch”), Sept. 11.
MAGERKS PUB AND GRILL: 582 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, (215) 948-3329. Trivia night, Tuesdays. Karaoke DJ, Thursdays.
NEW VALLEY TAVERN: 1013 Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, (610) 277-8181. DJ on Saturday nights.
WET WHISTLE BAR & GRILL: 300 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, (215) 884-5705. Trivia Mondays. Open Mic Night, Tuesdays.
31 MAIN: 31 Main St., Ambler, (215) 646-0440.
CHAPLIN’S: 66 N. Main St., Spring City, (610) 792-4110. Live music. Open Mic night, Sundays. Bluegrass Jam, the first Thursday of every month.
CRAFT ALE HOUSE: 708 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick, (484) 932-8180. Live music every Friday and Saturday night.
THE COLONIAL THEATRE: 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 917-1228. Asleep at the Wheel, Sept. 19, 8 p.m.
ACT II PLAYHOUSE: 56 E Butler Ave., Ambler, (215) 654-0200.
BRITTINGHAM’S IRISH PUB: 640 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, (610) 828-7351. Pub quiz night every Monday.
MIKE’S YORK STREET BAR & GRILL: 544 York Road, Warminster, (215) 672-3300. Trivia Tuesdays. Acoustic Wednesdays. Karaoke Night with Lou, Saturdays.
PENGUIN’S PUB: 355 York Road, Warminster, (215) 672-4458. Texas Hold’em big cash poker & salsa dancing, Sundays. Karaoke Star Search contest, Tuesdays. Open mic. night, Wednesdays.
TONY’S PLACE BAR & GRILL: 1297 Greeley Ave., Warminster, (215) 675-7275. Karaoke, Thursdays.