ABC NO RIO
156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton Sts.), 254-3697. SUN: C.O.M.A. concert series pres. Tom Borem, Jerry Lim, W.O.O. Revelator, 8, $3.
9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Surefire Buzz, Helper, Crown Jewels, Pup, Stuntcycle, Lionel Rocks. THURS: Blank Stares, Machine Gun Kelly, Black Milk, Neurobox.
95 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 358-1633. No Cover. WEDS: Extra Virgin, Hamel On Trial, Candymeats, Chlorophyll, Glampire, 7. THURS: Drag Belly, Cardinal Woolsey, Robby Baier, Falling Skyward, Eddie Skuller, Nosmo King, 7. FRI: Vic Thrill, Spotiswood & Enemies, Very Very, Espadrille, Lava Baby, The Real Simon Pure, Morgan's Canon, 7. SAT: 33 HTZ, Iridesense, Bodies for Heads, Mozarts Grave, Blake Mattingly, Tom Kitt, 8. SUN: Dufus, Drew Blood, Drunk Stuntmen, Emiko, 8. MON: John Alden, Mark Geary, Danielle Cotton, Chris Stewart, Ricky Quinones, 7. TUES: The Tom O'Brien Band, Eric Lieblein, Ian, Fleazadoza, James Boggia, 7.
170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 982-BABY or www.babyjupiternyc.com. Most shows $5. WEDS: Jack, Typhoo, Panty Party with Ivy Markaity, Piley, Sean Altman, Nancy Magrill, 8. THURS: Eugene, The El Conquistadores, Dawtahz, Daniel Simonas, 8. FRI: Massive, Mollie King, Ambulance, John Carlin, Indigo, 8. SAT: String Swing, Junk Man, Psycho the Clown, Sublime Groove, 8. SUN: Lonesome Crew, Super Bad Brad, Team Spider, 8. MON: Rick Shapiro, Silith Fair, 7. TUES: Clark Gayton, Jonathin Berger, Dan Emory Mystery Band, Hamel on Trial, 7.
147 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 673-7030. Most shows at 8, $5. WEDS: Kris Delmhorst, Sarah Lentz, Jody Sheeler, John Virag, Hummer, Paul Clements. THURS: Dogwood Moon, Hip Ripper, Big Cats, Down Home Souls. FRI: Allen Bennett, Andrea Maybaum, The Fountains, Alaskan, Mann Made Band. SAT: Mark Glacobbe, Five O'Clock Shadow, Several Daze, The Fountains, Evan Kremin, Dan Cazio & The NY Bluebook. SUN: Julianne Sutton, Jennifer Levy, Emily Curtis, Mann Made Jam. MON: NY songwriting circle. TUES: Mike Errico, Teddy Goldstein, Planet 14, Chucka Riddim.
199 7th Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 229-1807. No cover. FRI: Lisa Marcus, 10; Sam Dixon, 7. SAT: Rick Johnson & open mic 4-9; Keller Bros., 9. SUN: Joe Romby, 7.
15 W. 4th St. (Mercer Ave.), 228-7880. Most shows at 7:30 & 10:30. THURS: Adaptation of Handel's classic, "The Downtown Messiah," 7:30 & 10:30, $20. FRI & SAT: Glen Burtnik X-Mas extravaganza, 7:30 & 10:30, $20. MON: Patricia Vonne, Li'l Mo & the Monicats, 7:30 & 10:30, $15.
6 Delancey St. (Bowery), 533-2111. WEDS: FANToMAS feat. Mike Patton, King Buzzo, Dave Lombardo, Trevor Dunn, Kid 606, 9, $15. THURS: Mephiskapheles, No Redeeming Social Value, Step 2 Far, Catch 22, 8, $10. SAT: Mark Geary's Christmas Biscuit Tour, Rogue's March, SkyRocket, Jesse, 8, $10. SUN: Clutch, Quick Kill Formula, The Bakerton Group, 8, $12, $10 adv.
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 420-8392. 21 & over except Sundays. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Itchy Trigger Finger, Susan Said, Billy Populus, 8, $6. THURS: Punch Havana, Tammany Hall, Seventeen, 8, $7. FRI: The Figgs, Magic Shop, Stereobate, Palomar, 9, $8. SAT: David Poe, The Chocolate Genius, Morgan Taylor, 9, $8. SUN: The New Rising Sons (ex-Texas is the Reason), Big Collapse (ex-Shift), Varristor, Sergio Vega, 8, $7. MON: Lift Off, The Reachers, Drag Belly, The Spoilers, 8, $6. TUES: Mike Viola & The Candy Butchers, Michal, Andy Stochansky (former drummer for Ani DeFranco), 8, $7.
315 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 982-4052. WEDS: Uncle Izzy, Clutch Grabwell, Electro Fetus, Blue Channel, Snow Monkey, Forge, 8:30, $5. THURS: Poker Face, Sonic Bloom, Project 67, Armadillos, Cruzazul, 8, $5. FRI: Cyberpunk Blitz with the Ramones?launch party for www.officialramones.com, 8, $10. SAT: The Brought Low, Lobertine, New United Monster Show, Kitty in the Tree, 8:30, $9 SUN & MON: Audition Showcase. TUES: Novena, Further, Reach, Among Thieves, Neck, 8, $7; Action Cat, 12:30.
313 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 677-0455. WEDS: Morgan Taylor, Chris Moore, Haale, Rat Wakes Red, Chaz Vegas, $5. THURS: Michael Maxwell, Ferdinand the Bull, Will Hawkins pres. The Roundtable Sessions, Flare, $5. FRI: Christian Doscher, Luther Wright & the Wrongs, Sara Harmer, Chris Brown & Kate Fenner, $6. SAT: Sue Garner & Rick Brown, Lianna Smith, The Scene is Now, $6. SUN: David Gurland, Chris Osburn, Ben Fenner, Michelle Wolf $5. MON: Scott Wolfson, Lauren Pellefrino, Dina Richardson, $5; Alchemy with DJ Jason spinning Goth with Invisible recording artists, Dead Voices on Air & Not Breathing. TUES: Madelin Zero, Rick Danner, Daniel Dick, Vita, $5.
157 Ave. C (10th St.), 677-8142. WEDS: Main Offenders, St. Tone, Daniel White, Fellaheen, Tracianna, 7. SUN: Zion Train, Open mic with Rick Johnson, 9. MON: Tara Cruse, Alice Scola, 8. TUES: Matt Brody, Jack Grace & Merilee, Roland Perkins, The Anna Experience, 7.
25 3rd Ave. (St. Marks Pl.), 529-6924. SAT: Blanks 77.
416 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 645-5189 or www.thecooler.com. No cover on Mondays. FRI: Liquid Sky/Ossom, Lenny Dee, Odi, Dub the Mat, Snax, Freedom, Yellow Note. SAT: Koncrete Jungle pres. Jimi Tenor, WEtm, A Guy Called Gerald. MON: Eschaton, Loren Mazzacane, Connors.
349 E. 13th St. (1st Ave.), 533-6212. Weekday shows at 9. Fri. & Sat. at 9:30. No Cover. WEDS: Neal Haiduck Quartet. THURS: Elvis Sinatra. FRI: Dave Pietro Quartet. SAT: Kerry Politzer Quartet CD release party. SUN: The Sunday Jazz Spot with Mike Magilligan. MON: Marya Lawrence & Metamorphosis. TUES: Dawn Thompson Quartet.
511 Greenwich St. (Spring St.), 691-7731. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Röck Candy & Seconds magazine's heavy metal X-Mas party with Bebe Buell, Dr. Israel, Unband, DJ Steve Blush, DJ Jason Consoli, $5, free w/big hair.
251 W. 30th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 695-2747. WEDS: Esmerelda. THURS: Gary Jones Explosion, Damsel, Keith Everett, Sweetgrass, songwriters gathering & open mic. FRI: The Legendary Rockabilly Star, Mr. Jones, Blusyde. SAT: DJ Saint James, Godhead, Evulva, Coup Detat, Morgan's Cannon.
144 Bleecker St. (betw. Thomson St. & La Guardia Place), 979-8434. WEDS: Moye, Girls of Porn, Tanya Hall, Karaoke, 10, $5-$10. THURS: The Naked Gracie, Maelee Napurando, SSP, Aquavibe, Isko Sump, $7. FRI: D. Kyles & DRB Band, Looking for Art, Earth to God, Broke, Pack of Wise, Neutronic Sod, $8. SAT: June Bugs, Observing Paul, Johnny Rock Star, Organic Juice, The Jibe, $8. MON: In the Now, Last Taboo, Humans, Ready Jane, Izbadateus, $5. TUES: Rob Wright Band, The How Ya Doin Band, The Clove, Benzina, The Badgers, Richard Johnson Band, The SG Brothers, $7.
Time Cafe, 380 Lafayette St. (Great Jones St.), 533-2680 or www.feznyc.com. WEDS: Stella in "An Evening of Big Room Comedy," 10, $12; Kiki & Herb "Do They Know It's Christmas?," 7, $12. THURS: Mingus Big Band, 8:30 & 11, $18. FRI: Mike Viola & The Candy Butchers' punk rock holiday show, "Let's Do Christmas," 10, $10. Kiki & Herb "Do They Know It's Christmas?," 7, $12. SAT: Toshi Reagon, 9:30, $20; Kiki & Herb "Do They Know It's Christmas?," 7, $12. SUN: Jackie Beat "How The Bitch Stole Christmas," 7:30 & 10, $10. MON: Kiki & Herb "Do They Know It's Christmas?," 7, $12. TUES: Susanna Hoffs (Bangles), 10, $18; Kiki & Herb "Do They Know It's Christmas?," 7, $12.
100 Washington St (Rector St.), 344-3777. TUES: Vocalist Francine Whitney with duo Standards. THURS & FRI: Chanteuse Phoeve Legere, 6:30, $10:30, free.
284 5th Ave. (3rd St.), Park Slope, 718-499-3710. WEDS: Japanese Jazz with the Grovin' Girls. THURS: Local indie night. TUES: Robert Cowie Quartet.
THE hammerstein ballroom
311 W. 34th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 564-4882. FRI & SAT: Fat Boy Slim, Lo Fidelity All Stars, Scratch Perverts, Liquid Todd, 8, $35, $32 adv.
HOGS & HEIFERS
1843 1st Ave. (betw. 95th & 96th Sts.), 722-8635. Shows at 9 on Tues & Weds, 10 on Thrus-Sat, no cover. WEDS: Neil Scott Johnson. THURS: The Delegates. FRI: Southern Exposure. SAT: The Niagaras. TUES: The Gear Jammers.
17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 777-6800. WEDS: Stereolab, Gorky's Zygotic Mynci, Dymaxion, 8, $18. THURS: Stereolab, Papa M, Dymaxion, 8, $18, sold out. FRI: Giant Step pres. Groove Collective with DJ Nickodemus, The Primordial Source, DJ Sasha, 8, $15, $13.75 adv.
157 Bleecker St. (betw. Thompson & Sullivan Sts.), 473-9870. WEDS: The Hudson Dusters, Skunk Tuxedo, Valient Lounge, Big Al Brown. THURS: Yowza, Woodshed. FRI: Baby Johnson, Daphnee, Luciar. SAT: The Reputations, JP Allen, John Christopher Allen. SUN: Yowza, Acoustic Cocktail Party hosted by Paul Clements. MON: The Band With No Name, Joe Denin Zone. TUES: Tom Riccobono & The Bleecker Street Bashers, John Negron, Dom Dorman & The Icemen.
74 Leonard St. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 219-3055.
Main Space: WEDS: Christine Wheeler, Sussan Deyhim, Karsh Kale, 9. FRI: Booby Conn. SAT & SUN: Roscoe Mitchell's Note Factory, 8 & 10:30, $14-$16. MON: 4th annual Jewsapalooza feat. Pharoah's Daughter, 7, $8; Matt Darriau's Paradox Trio, Theodosii Spassov, 9, $12. TUES 4th annual Jewsapalooza feat. Melvin Gibbs Series, Cipher of Genesis, 9, $10.
Old Office: WEDS: Nora York, Rosi Hertlein: The Improvising Chamber Ensemble, 7, $10 & 1 drink min.; THURS-SUN: Tim Berne's Paraphrase, 8 & 9:30, $10 & 1 drink min. MON: Cosmic Joke Collective pres. "I Hope That I Feel Better Tomorrow," 8 & 10, $10. TUES: Danny Zamir's Not For Sale Trio, 10, $7 & 1 drink min.; Rockin The Casbah, 8, $7 & 1 drink min.
162 Ave. B (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 529-8463. All shows at 9:30, no cover. WEDS: Tim Easton (from the Haynes Boys). THURS: Comfy Chair. FRI: Tom Fruend, 8; Rob Ryan & his band, 10:30. SAT: For Lovers Only celebrates Keith Richards' birthday. SUN: Steven Keane Art Sale, 5; Doodars, 9:30. MON: Sugar Syndicate. TUES: Rob Hudak.
158 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 420-1999. WEDS: Ronnie Spector's X-Mas Spectacular with Joey Ramone, Hedwig & the Angry Inch, 8, $20.
214 Sullivan St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 477-2782. WEDS: EZ2, Right Street, 25th Hour, Mr. Chu, 8, $7. THURS: Asthma, Mighty Purple, Carbon Leaf, Django Hastins, 8, $7. FRI: Mista Whitefolks, Trixie's Itch, Flat Landers, Fletcher McTaggert, Sin Sin Six, 8, $8. SAT: Johnny Wishbone, Downboy, Apartment Three, Baby's Gonna Be, 8, $8. TUES: Skunk Tuxedo, Jepetto, 10, $7.
the living room
84 Stanton St. (Allen St.), 533-7235. No cover. WEDS: Wet Paint, Church of Betty, Oren Bloedow, Jack McKeever, Ed Pastorini, Chris Rael, 8, free. THURS: Eric Royer, Sharky Song Quartet, Richard Julian, James Boggia Project, Lee Feldman, Alice Bierhorst. FRI: Jim Allen, Jabbering Trout, Eric Nicholas, Ricky Bird, Frank Carillo, Segway. SAT: Soulwork, Felice Rosner & Mao Takahakamaba, John Carlin, Andrew Wyatt, Katherine Blodget. SUN: Morgan Taylor, Tom Meredith & Michelle Casalas, Wolf, Sky Capelletti. MON: Alex Pandeuf, Jenifer Jackson, March, Tom Freund, Seth Davis.
171 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 260-2323. No cover. FRI: Mach Five, 11:30.
99 Ave. B (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 982-2511. Most shows at 10, no cover. FRI: The Werewolves. SAT: Adam Roth. SUN: Courtney Lee Adams Jr. MON: Beat Rodeo. TUES: Elena Skye, Demolition Skye Band.
1039 Washington St. (11th St.) Hoboken, 201-798-4064. WEDS: Stereo Mud, Ultrasound 9. THURS: The Zen Tricksters, 9. FRI: The Zen Tricksters, 10.
217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 260-4700. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Don Lewis Band, Laguna Meth, Matthew Puckett, Pamela Miller, 7:30, $7. THURS: Antigone Rising, Chris Harford, Jesse, 8, $8. FRI: Papa M, Two Dollar Guitar, Sonna, $8; And Now For Something completely different, 12. SAT: Neurobox, 11:30. SUN: Hot Water, Dorores Slim, Kevin Tyler, 7:30, $7. MON: Sheila Na Gig, Patty Murray, Bebo, 7:30, $7. TUES: Francis Dunnery, Julia Greenberg, Eighth Day, $8.
213 2nd Ave. (13th St.), 473-9398. WEDS: Randy Kaplan, 8:45.
700 E. 9th St. (Ave. C), 358-0048. SUN: Hank Williams' Lonesome Cheatin' Hearts Club Band, free.
375 3rd. Ave. (27th St.), 683-6500. All shows at 10, no cover. WEDS: Chaz Depaolo. THURS: The Gourds, Soozie Tyrell. FRI: The Gourds, Elena Skye & The Demolition String Band. SAT: The Hangdogs. SUN: Leanne Westover & Strange Cargo. MON: Hugh Pool. TUES: Peach Fish Pie.
94 Ave. A (6th St.), 473-7373. No cover, 2 drink min. WEDS: The NY Jam Session Inc., Waaw Band, Zeke Mullins, Anna Tucker, 9. THURS: Ultra Venus, Alpha Cat, Jonas Grumby, Jen Halpern, The Count, Stephanie Wright, 7:30. FRI: Tom Clark & Phil Cohen, Zephyr, Shameless, The O, 8. SAT: Peace by Piece, Johnny Seven, Michael Packer Group, 8. SUN: Sean Lee, The Buzzards, Liz Skillman, Parker, Farrah, 7:30. MON: Antihoot with Lach, Sign-up at 7:30. TUES: Tony Hightower, Turner Cody, Chris Osburn, Springwell, Robert Secret, Randi Russo, The Brothers, 7:30.
244 E. Houston St. (Ave. A), 353-1740. WEDS: Nevermore, Mink Lungs, The Sweathogs. THURS: Boss Hog, The Torpedoes, Wad, Koko & the Future.
161 Hudson St. (Laight St.), 966-4225. WEDS: Enemy Squad, Rhythm Republik, Mary Harris, All Mighty Senators, 8, $10. THURS: Sector 9, Lake Trout, 8, $7. FRI: Soulive, ulu, DJ Logic, 8. SAT: Seeking Homer, Cousin Fungus, Hipbone, 8, $10. SUN: The Roots pres. The Black Lily Jam Session, 9:30, free. MON: Robin Andre (aka Boy Wonder) & guests, 9, $5. TUES: God Street Wine (acoustic), 8, $10.
265 Bedford St. (betw. Grand & N. 1st Sts.), Williamsburg, 718-384-1664. THURS: Hank Williams' Lonesome Cheatin' Hearts Club Band.
34 E. 2nd St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 533-3412. TUES: Andrei Ryabov, 9-1, free.
315 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 581-3080. Shows at 9 & 11 (& 12:30 Fri & Sat), $10-$15 unless otherwise noted. WEDS: Dave Brubeck Quartet, $30-$35. THURS-SAT: Tenor Summit with Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, $20-$30. SUN: Chico O'Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Big Band, $10-$15. MON & TUES: The Famous Duke Ellington Orchestra, $10-$15.
366 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.), Williamsburg, 718-599-0243. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." Shows at 10, no cover. MON: The Sugarman Three.
131 W. 3rd St. (6th Ave.), 475-8592. TUES: Marc Cary Trio with Yarbrough Charles Jaws, 9 & 11:30, $5-$20 & min. TUES: Diane Schuur, 9 & 11:30, $20-$25 & min.
120 Hudson St. (betw. Franklin & Moore Sts.), 399-0714. SUN: Bryant DuPré & Rifftide, 2-6, free. MON: Bryant DuPré & Rifftide, 7:30-11:30, free.
115 MacDougal St. (betw. W. 3rd & Bleecker Sts.), 254-3630. Feat. The What? Band & special guests weds-sun. WEDS: Eric Adams. THURS: Bryan Stephens. FRI: Sheryl Pepsi Riley. SAT: Elan. SUN: Jason Murden.
CARAVAN OF DREAMS
405 E. 6th St., (betw. A & 1st Aves.), 254-1613. No cover, no min. FRI: Jerry Engelbach Trio. SAT: Tony O'Blaney Group, 8-10:30.
14 E. 47th St. (betw. Madison & 5th Aves.), 867-3767. SAT: Black 47, 10:30, $10.
666 125th St. (W. Side Hwy.), 663-7980, www.cottonclub-newyork.com. THURS & MON: Big Band & swing dance night, 8. FRI & SAT: Live blues & jazz. SAT & SUN: Gospel brunch & dinner shows.
359 W. B'way (Broome St.), 925-2898. No cover, no min. WEDS: Elli Fordyce with Peter Leitch, 8-12.
55 Christopher St. (Waverly Pl.), 929-9883. WEDS: Mike Stern. THURS: Wayne Krantz. FRI: Flytrap. SAT: Sweet Georgia Brown. SUN: Mackey Abernathy. MON: Mike Stern. TUES: Dave Binney.
1071 5th Ave. (88th St.), 423-3500. FRI & SAT: WorldBeat Jazz with Freddie Bryant, 5-8, free w/mus. adm.
474 Greenwich St., 5th Fl. (Canal St.), 925-8534. FRI: The Jean-Michael Pilc Trio, 8, $8, $6 st. SAT: Solo percussion by Gerry Heminway & Gowy Baron, 8 $8, $6 st.
java 'n' jazz
868 B'way (betw. 17th & 18th Sts.), 473-4200. No cover, no min. SUN: Brunch with singer/guitarist Diane Hubka, 12-4.
The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette (betw. Astor Pl. & E. 4th St.), 239-6200. THURS: Personality DJ series, 11. FRI: Lea DeLaria perf. her holiday variety show with various guests, 9; DJs Samantha & Shawn, 11, free. SAT: Lea DeLaria, 9; Indie 5000, 11, free. SUN: Lea DeLaria, 9. TUES: Cherry Frica pres. Pure Salsa, 11.
185 Duane St. (Greenwich St.), 965-1201. WEDS: Bryant DuPré & Rifftide, 7-11, free.
123 Mercer St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 343-0612. WEDS: Ray Vega "Boperation," 9. THURS: Joe Locke & The Vibe, 9. FRI: Scott DuBois Quartet, 8; Mike DiRubbo Trio, 11. SAT: Nat Harris Group, 2:30; The Spotshots, 8; Mike DiRubbo Trio, 11. SUN: Lisa & Josue, 4; Antonio Livorno Trio, 8. MON: Dave Allen Trio, 9. TUES: Rob Garcia Trio, 9.
35 W. 67th St. (betw. Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.) 601-1000 or www.makor.org. WEDS: JoAnne Brakeen Quartet with Ravi Coltrane, 8 & !0. THURS: Lost Tribe, 9. SAT: Inasense, DJ Logic, 9. SUN: Hans Schumam Trio, 11 a.m. MON: Meredith LeVande, Gail Silverman, Daniel Harnett, Heather Howard, 8. TUES: Richie Havens.
Museum of Modern Art
11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9491. FRI: Michael Weiss Quartet, 5:30-8, free w/mus. adm.
240 Columbus Ave. (71st St.), 769-3988. SUN-TUES: Live Jazz, 8-11.
570 Amsterdam Av. (betw. 87th & 88th Aves.), 580-7755. WEDS: Masters in Action Series pres. Brian Lynch & His Latin All-Stars. THURS: Craig Dreyer, 9, 10:30, 12. FRI: David Jean Baptiste Quartet with Ralph Peterson, 10, 11:30, 1. SAT: Harvie Swartz, 10, 11:30 & 12. SUN: Cary De Nigris. MON: Masters in Action Series pres. Ralph Peterson All-Star Trio Series with Edsel Gomez. TUES: Bob Belden's "Positive."
370 7th Ave. (betw. 30th & 31st Sts.), 976-8463. SUN: Bryant DuPré & Rifftide, 2-6, free.
149 Bleecker St. (betw. Thompson St. & LaGuardia Pl.), 777-7776. First act at 7, second act at 10. WEDS: Irving Louis Lattin, Eddie Kirkland & Energy Band. THURS: Michael Powers, Eddie Burks. FRI: Sam Taylor, Michael Powers & Powder Keg. SAT: Mr. Bill Sims, Chril McDermott & Wild Combo. SUN: Jerry Dugger, Bill Sims & AAR Orchestra. MON: Michael Powers, Jam/Jerriy Dugger & Blakpearl. TUES: Ray Schinnery, Bobby Radcliff Band.
107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7503. FRI: Ted Reichman & Eyvind Kang, 12, $4; Chris Speed's "Yeah No," 10, $10; Eyvind Kang, Skuli Sverrisson, Ikue Mori, 8, $10. SUN: Second annual Holiday Hootenany, 8, $8.
TWO BOOTS BROOKLYN
514 2nd St. (7th Ave.), Park Slope, 718-499-3253. SAT: Raving Noah.
UNIVERSITY OF THE STREETS
130 E. 7th St. (betw. Ave. A & 1st Ave.), 533-3512. TUES: Jimmy Vass, 8-12, $3.
178 7th Ave. S. (betw. W. 11th & Waverly Sts.), 255-4037. All shows at 9:30 & 11:30 &1 a.m. on Fri. & Sat., $15-$20 & $10 min. WEDS-SUN: Cedar Walter Quartet with Jackie McLean & Billy Higgins. TUES: Cedar Walton Quartet with Billy Higgins.
56 Walker St. (betw. W. B'way & Church Aves.), 419-0025. WEDS: The Delphian Jazz Orchestra, 8, $10. FRI: The James Hurt Unit, Lenny Charles, Kim Stone, Baba & DJs, 8:30, $10
YE OLDE TRIPPLE INN
263 W. 54 St., (betw. B'way & 8th Aves.), 245-9849. No cover, no min. WEDS: Steve Satten. THURS & SAT: Felber Frolics with Susie Felber, 10:30. SUN: Open blues Jam with session players, 7. MON: Tim Ouimette & His Swinging 10 Piece Big Band, 8.
90 W. Houston St. (Thompson St.), 477-8337. WEDS: Mark Whitfield Quartet. THURS: Xiomara (Cuban). FRI: Kaissa (African). SAT: Brazilian Bosa Jazz feat. Marianne Ebert Group. SUN: Brazilian Samba Jazz with Cidinho Teixeira & Friends, Sergio Brandao, Portinho & Brazilian vocalists feat. each night. MON: Ron Affif Trio. TUES: Seleno Clark Quartet.
73 8th Ave. (betw. 13th & 14th Sts.), 924-9755. SUN: Marla BB & Band, 9-1, $5.
125 MacDougal St. (W. 3rd St.), 673-5576. No Cover, happy hour 6-9. WEDS: T.M.O.L.L. (r&b), 6:30; Jay Sweeney Experience, 9:30. THURS: T.M.O.L.L., 6:30; open mic with Aquarius Groove, 9:30. FRI: Mike Pitree Quartet, 6; Dana Jarred Collective, 10. SAT: The Cats, 6; Groove House Band, 10. SUN: Sun Watts Music Jazz Quartet, 5; The Bell System feat. Bobby Bell, 9. MON: Roz Nixon's Blues Jam, 8:30. TUES: Melodic Syndrome pres. Happy Hour Showcase, 6:30; The Bell System, 9.
349 W. B'way (betw. Broome & Grand Sts.), 969-9883. MON: Frank Bamabara Y Sus Salseros (old Cuban standards & Salsa classics), 9-12, free.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 222-4848. WEDS: Christmas Concerts Series pres. "The Legends of St. Nicholas," 6:30 & 8:30, $40. THURS: The Romantic Agony Series with Marian Burleigh-Motley discussing "The Aftermath of Romanticism," 11 a.m., $20; FRI: The Italian Song Series with baritone Bruno Pratico, 7, $25. SUN: Christmas Concerts Series with Calvary Chamber Singers, 6:30 & 8:30, $40. MON: Christmas Concerts Series with Waverly Consort, 6:30 & 8:30, $40. MON: Christmas Concerts Series with Ensemble for Early Music, 6:30 & 8:30, $40.
246 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 675-1567. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." THURS: As Is. FRI: Babaloo. SAT: The Ernest Hayes Quartet. TUES: Open mic with r&b & soul music.
PEOPLES' VOICE CAFE
133 W. 4th St. (Sullivan St.), Washington Sq. Church Parlor, 787-3903. SAT: New York City Street Singers, 8, $10.
204 Varick St. (betw. W. Houston & King Sts.), 243-4940. FRI: Zin, 1 a.m.; Tabou Combo, 10:30, $20. SAT: Liquid Sky vs. Karnival with DJ Doomer, 2-4 a.m., $5-$10; Samba Novo, 8, 10 & 12, $20; SUN: Christmas Gala Celebration Haitian Style, "Nwel Lakay," 6. MON: Annual Puerto Rican Christmas Party feat. Escambron Social Club, 9 & 11, $18, free before 7.
TENRI CULTURAL CENTER
575 B'way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 4th Fl., 925-8500. FRI: The Art Mob, 8.
THIRD STREET MUSIC SCHOOL SETTLEMENT
235 E. 11 St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd. Aves.), 777-3240. Free. FRI: Pianist Paul Kim plays Copland's Piano Variations & a work by Charles Ives, 7:30.
123 W. 43rd St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 307-4100. SAT: Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion with classical violinist Chee-Yun, 5:45.