ABC NO RIO
156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton Sts.), 254-3697. FRI: World of Tomorrow Alien Planetscapes (space rock synthesizer based band), 8:30, $5.
9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Karen Hudson, Under The Sun, Benzina, Our Savage Garden, Dirty Sanchez. THURS: Gehelio Non Centric, Junebugs, Innervisions Party. FRI: Starling Curve, Uncle Fondle, Acts Magdalena, Burglar, Daisy State, Pony Express. SAT: Sheelah Na Gig, Muscle Car, Smile For Three, Flytrap, Dangaru Kipawa, Luxury. MON: Koncrete Jungle. TUES: Smile Orange, Amy Ward, Jr Fudge, Chrisssy Snow, Planet 14, Color House.
95 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 358-1633. Free. WEDS: Ff, Steakhouse, Hanging Francis, Boilermakers, Tijuana Bibles, 7. THURS: Went, The Normans, Sea Altman, Lowdown Payment, Brenden O'. FRI: Father Panic, Mosaic Dust, Eve's Desgin, Richard X Heyman, George Usher, Perforated Head, David Dragon, 7. SAT: Madism, Animal Head, Veronica, Lance, Lesion, Ride The Mole, P.I.C., 7. SUN: USA Wasted, The Mercinaries, Trailer Park 5, Liver Spots, 8. MON: Collapsis, Pamela Laws, Kaz Silver, Mark Geary, Swati, 7. TUES: Mangan, Delta Clutch, Key GR P, Punk Rock Karaoke, 7.
170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 982-BABY. Most shows $5. WEDS: Gwen & Alec, Eva Hayes, MCs, Djs, electronic performance by David Satrtelli's Circuit Pader, DJ Foundue, Unconcious Collective & other guest artists, 8. THURS: Shagg, Darediablo, Skol Patrol, Faticus, 8. FRI: Lisa Cobb, Rozz Naah Quartet, Andrew Viadeck, 10th Planet, Vecro Inc. DJ Chappy, 8. SAT: Deborah Marlow, Katie Elevitch, Etro_Anime, No Shadow Kick, 8, $5-$7. SUN: Excuse Me Do You Speak Hebrew, 8.MON: Silith Fair Funny Female Women with Jill Shely, Shecky Beagleman & friends, 7; Rick Shapiro pres. Unconditional "live," 10. TUES: Dorothy Scott, Methuselan Jones, Clark Gayton with special guests, 8.
147 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 673-7030. Most shows at 8, $5. WEDS: Joe Brack, Jen Chapin, Blisstones, Blue Number Nine, Lil' Bigman, Paul Clements. THURS: Reverend Tribble & The Angels, Non Fiction, Julie Van Loan, Say Zuzu.
199 7th Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 229-1807. No cover. FRI: San Dixon, 7; Ken Hypes, 9. 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: An Evening with Paul Griffin & Friends feat. Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson, Gary U.S. Bond, Isaac Hayes, Cissy Houston, Chuck Jackson, Ben E, King, Paul Schaeffer, The Uptown All Star Band, Mary Willson & many others, $50. FRI: Rockapella, $20. SAT: In Their Own Words feat. Kim Richey, Shawn Mullins, Kelly Willis, $20. MON: Don Byron Quartet, $20.
6 Delancey St. (Bowery), 533-2111. WEDS: Boss Hog, Today Okay, The Mighty Imperials, 8. THURS: Marshall Crenshaw, Amy Rigby, Jim Lauderdale, 8, $15. FRI: Arto Lindsay, Ikue Mori with Cyro Baptista, 9, $15. SAT: John Linnell, 10, $15. MON: Buckcherry, $12. TUES: FANToMAS feat. Mike Patton, King Buzz, Dave Lombardo, Trevor Dunn; Kid 606, 9, $15.
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 420-8392. 21 & over except Sundays. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Dorothy Scott, Radar Bros., Automat, Jesse Harris & The Ferdinandos, 7:30, $7. THURS: Vic Thrill, The Knockout Drops, $8. FRI: Circus Guy, Banana Fish Zero, Sky Lobby, 9:30, $7. SAT: Frankiln, Big Lazy, Ted Leo/Pharmacist, Lungfish, 9, $8. SUN: Four Blind Mice, Roads To Space Travel, Lungfish, 8, $8. MON: FAT, Lokomotiv, North Sea Story, Someday I, 7:30, $6. TUES: Schoolz of Thought, Provan, Friction, Leona Naess, 8, $7.
315 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 982-4052. WEDS: Klam, The 5 Deadly Venoms, Disengage, Keel Haul, Red Giant, 8, $5. THURS: Jar (Canada), Kris, Wharton Tiers Ensemble, Christina Rosenvinge, Larval, 7:30, $7. FRI: Even Tide, Letter 27, The Shods, Exit 6, Turnstiles, Sacred Addiction, Shove It, Earth Eastz Dog, 8, $9. SAT: Foujin (Japan), Do Da, Convulsion Cavaret, The Dopes, Simi, Gawk, 8, $9. SUN & MON: Audition Showcase. TUES: Cannibals, flow Desvio, Meaningless Tag, 7:30, $5; Action Cat, 12:30.
CB's 313 GALLERY
313 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 677-0455. WEDS: Exhibit Opening & Artist's Reception for Derek Hess with The Bindlestiff Family Circus!, The Magic of Johnny Smoker, puppetry by The Hobo Show, DJ Pete B., Keelhaul, Disengage, Red Giant, 9, $5. THURS: Paul Fairall, Meghan Cary, Roxanne Fontana CD release party, Danielle Gasparro, Picasso Jones, $5. FRI: New Mexikans, Edison with The Weather, Tom Kitt, blue Syde Stereotype, $6. SAT: Life In a Blender, Alan Andrews, Pinataland CD release party, Brian Dewan, $6. SUN: Marnie Jango, The Mud Pennys, Safe Transmissions, Joe Murphy, $5. MON: Robin Robinson, Broose Dickson, Pal Shazar, Marissa Morris, $5; Alchemy with DJ Jason spinning Goth, The Skabs. TUES: Dovlo's Organic Jam, Lucky, Pontecello, Deb Montgomery, Pharmacy, $5.
157 Ave. C (10th St.), 677-8142. WEDS: Tai Burnette, Brujon Project, Lenny Hat, DJ Mix, 8. THURS: L.J. Murphy, Queen Bassi, Andy If, Mollie King, Life Underwater, DJ Mix, 7. FRI: Dogs Without Tails, Labour Palace, Mind Over Matter, Duncan, Casey Cyr, Pablo Abaredo Group, 5. SAT: Ken Whitworth, Air Force One, Solstice, Lucy & The Dude, Cosmic Jug Band, DJ Mix, 7. SUN: Rick Johnson's Open Mike, 7; Zion Train, 11. MON: Matt Brody, Sean Newell, Bloomdaddies, 7. TUES: Kokomo Joe, Jack Grace & Merilee, Adam, Vita, The Anna Experience, 7.
416 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 645-5189. THURS: Ain't Nobody's Business, 7-10; Ben Neill, Rekha, Rea, 10-3. FRI: Develop, Spectacular, DJ Craze. SAT: Malanga, Rekha, Calla, Tower Recordings,Calla Thurston Moore, Rashied Ali, DJ Olive, free.
dark star lounge
158 W. 72nd St. (betw. Columbus & Amsterdam Aves.), 362-2590. MON: The Mp3 ALL STARS in concert, 9-11.
349 E. 13th St. (1st Ave.), 533-6212. All shows at 9. WEDS: Tom Guarna Quarte. THURS: Elvis Sinatra. FRI: Pete McCann Quartet. SAT: Tom Beckham Quartet. SUN: The Sunday Jazz Spot with Mike Magilligan. MON: Chuck clark Little Big Band. TUES: Michel Gentile Quartet.
309 E. 26th St. (2nd Ave.), 532-1546 ext. 111 or www. dixonplace.org. WEDS: A reunion concert by Washboard Jungle with special guests Life In a Blender & Le Nozze Di Carlo, 7:30, $20.
511 Greenwich St. (Spring St.), 691-7731. WEDS: Rock Candy pres. Plastique, Further, Caprice, Magwana.
251 W. 30th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 695-2747. SAT: Giant Fella, Bellacore, Freyja, X-Possibles, Spysociety, Bile, 8, $12; Albion, 11.
144 Bleecker St. (betw. Thomson St. & La Guardia Place), 979-8434. WEDS: Nick Fowler, Vaness Handrick, 3rd Man Out, Pan, Karaoke, 10, $5. THURS: Song Writers Hall Of Fame, 32nd annual songwriters showcase feat. Faluv, Kelli Gomez, Cathy Grier, Pamel Laws, John McVey, Preacherman, Spotiswoode & His Enemies, Lucy Woodward, Skywriter, $5. FRI: Vita, Channeling Owens, New Clear Sky, Mind Face, Blunt Force, $8. SAT: Pat McGuire Bnad, Jeff Conlon, 10 Degree Lean, de Poet & the Monkey, Jive Bone, $8. MON: Marasa Kole, 13 Faces, Bar Fly, Jennifer Maione, There, $5. TUES: Lazy I, Plastic Shiva, Help, Straw Dogs, Wounded, $7.
Time Cafe, 380 Lafayette St. (Great Jones St.), 533-2680 or www.feznyc.com. WEDS: Stella (An Evening of Big Room Comedy) feat. Jeneane Garofalo, 10, $12; Kiki & Herb "Do They Know It's Christmas?," 7, $12. THURS: Mingus Big Band, 8:30 & 11, $18. FRI & SAT: Louis Philippe, Stuart Moxham, Harvey Williams, 10, $15; Kiki & Herb "Do They Know It's Christmas?," 7 & 10, $12-$15. SUN: Jackie Beat "How The Bitch Stole Christmas," 7 & 10, $10. MON: Louis Philippe, Stuart Moxham, Harvey Williams, 10, $15; Janatha Brooke, Spooky Ghost, 7, $25.
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: Grovin' Girls (Japanese Jazz). THURS: Indie, local alternative night with Dorothy Scott.
HOGS & HEIFERS
1843 1st Ave. (betw. 95th & 96th Sts.), 722-8635. Shows at 9 on Tues & Weds, 10 on Thrus-Sat, free. WEDS: Joyce Anderson. THURS: Set 'Em Up Joe. FRI: Rob Ryan & His Band. SAT: Lucky Seven. TUES: Ansdy Aledort & The Groove Kings.
17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 777-6800. WEDS: Jars of Clay, Silage, 7:30, $20-$22. FRI: Bob Mould, special guests, 8, $18-$20. SAT: Taj Mahal, 8, $15.
157 Bleecker St. (betw. Thompson & Sullivan Sts.), 473-9870. WEDS: The Hudson Dusters, Crismson Voodoo, Brother Nature. THURS: Yowza, Grace Retro Rockets. FRI: Half Breed, Plastic Hollyday, Vic Della Pello, Seventh Chakra, Fear of Fred. SAT: Mophat, Asher Kahn, Kasder & the Answer. 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 & THURS: Chris Whitley, Pernice Brothers, 10, $15. FRI & SAT: The Ex, Don Caballero, 8, $10. SUN: Bardo Pond, Pelt, Poem Rocket. MON: Sola & Friends, 8 & 10, $10-$12. TUES: Melvin Gibbs Series.
Old Office: WEDS: Charles Eubanks, 7, $7 & 1 drink; Shimmy Disc Night, Milsop Holly, Adult Rodeo, Lady Tron, 9:30, $7 & 1 drink. THURS-SAT: Marty Ehrlich's Travellers Tales, 8 & 9:30, $10 & 1 drink. MON: Gotham Writers' Workshop, 7; Kenny Wessel Quartet, 9, $7 & 1 drink. TUES: Rockin The Casbah, 8; Gamelan Son of Lion; Matt Darriau's Celtic Eclectic, 10.
162 Ave. B (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 529-8463. Shows at 9:30, free. WEDS: Allison & the Maudalins. THURS: Foo King. FRI: Dark Horses. SAT: Barnyard Playboys. SUN: Angry Johnny & the Killbillies. MON: Hammel On Trial. TUES: Tammy Faye Starlight & the Angels of Mercy, X-Rated X-mas Pagent.
214 Sullivan St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 477-2782. WEDS: Iskko Suno, Of Sound Mind, Miss Fortune, Petro, 8, $7. THURS: Budo Vooba, Clutter, Kick Busted Radio, Trip Fantastic, 8, $7. FRI: Princes of Babylon, Homunculus, Five Way Friday, Su Napa, 8, $10. SAT: Virginia Coalition, Brother Rabbit, Shaker, Little Jinn, Ten Miles of Venus, 8, $8. TUES: Laylow, Cosmosis, Guttersnipes, Kathy Taler, 8, $7.
99 Ave. B (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 982-2511. Most shows at 10, free. SAT: Adam Roth. SUN: Jesse Bastes & his Flying Guitar. MON: Beat Rodeo. TUES: Jenny Muldour.
1039 Washington St. (11th St.) Hoboken, 201-798-4064. WEDS: Wine Field, Red Engine # 9, Link, 9. THURS: Maxwell's Reading Series with Colson whitehead, Victor La Valle, 7:30, free. FRI: The Waco Bros., Andrew Gird's bowl of Fire, Sally Timms, 10.
269 East Houston St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 254-0688. SUN: Michelle Malone, Farrell & Katy from Moxie, 9.
217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 260-4700. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS-THURS: El Vez "The Christmas Show," $10-$12. FRI: Eddie From Ohio, The Kennedy's Erin McKeown, 8; Accidental Grove, 10:30; And Now For Something completely different pres. DJ Silver, Kahn & other guests, 12. SAT: Waco Brothers, Andrew Bird's Bowl Of Fire, Sally Timms, $13. SUN: Blue Benn, The Cogs, Saccharine, 8. MON: Bender, Parise, Father Panic, Copper Tree, 7:30. TUES: Five Speed, Tom O'Brien, Leslie Nuchow, 8.
74 3rd Ave. (betw. 11th & 12th Sts.), 982-2591 or www.seeuthere.com. MON: Yasgus Farm Legal Defense Fund Benefit Show feat. The Scoldees, Michael McGlone, special guests, raffle & sale of genuine Max Yasgur memorabilia, 7:30, $20.
the raven cafe
194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712. SAT: Ravin' Non-Stop at the Raven, a night of Ska & Soul with DJs Johnny metro, Agent Jay, Brown Hornet & Marvelous Hagler, 10, free. MON: Heavy Manners Mondays feat. 60s Motown & Mod music, 9. WEDS: Murder feat. Deathrock, Punk & Psychobilly, 11. THURS: Synthesis feat. Synth Pop from the 80s. FRI: Betty feat. 60s Garage Punk, Psychobilly, Surf Punk, 11. SUN: Nightporter feat. Gothic, Industrial & New Wave, 9.
355 W. 41st St. (9th Ave.), 947-5255. SAT & SUN: Randy Johnston.
351 Kent Ave. (S. 5th St.), 718-599-1936. THURS: Wild Dr. Billy's Open Mic Night, 9, free.
94 Ave. A (6th St.), 473-7373. All shows free, 2 drink min. WEDS: Ekayani & The Healing Band, The Eddie Shapiro Group, 9. THURS: Shamsi, Katherine Blodget, Atoosa, Robert Matarazzo, Boaz, 7. FRI: TranceSenders, Three Normal Humans, Pauls Sachs, Joe Bendik & The Heathens, Quankmeyer Faergoalzia Holiday Band, 7. SAT: Buddha Pie, Testeorsterone Kills, Major Matt Mason USA, Pre-War Yard Sale, John Kessel, Mia Johnson & Hoagy, 8. SUN: Jeff Gaynor, Inspector 9, George Greenfield, Stoneboat, Duane's Therapy, Kenny Kavidsen, Viagra Falls, 7:30. MON: Antihoot with Lach, Sign -up, 7:30. TUES: Wanda Phipps, Vince Martin, Sean Fizpatrick, Bibi Farber, Jun, Sean & Chris, 8.
244 E. Houston St. (Ave. A), 353-1740. WEDS: High Five Crush, Johnny Young, The Holy Ghost, Dead Nude, The Catskills, Shalow Water Bucket. THURS: Mad Things, Heroes of the Alamo, Mother Bachus, Surge. FRI: 6th Dimension Formula, Mr. Jack Frost, My Own Greande, Vertigo, Pull, Simulcast, Resurrection. SAT: The New Project, Vent, Smoki' Cactus, Toka, One Green Mile, Taino, Immoral Fibers. SUN: Drum & Bass with Plexus. MON: Flow Mondaze with Deemo DA Pro. TUES: Enrapture, Blazer, Tortuga, Cockdiesel.
TEDDY'S BAR & GRILL
96 Berry St. (North 8th), Williamsburg, Blyn, 718-384-9787. WEDS: Dance Attacks pres. musicians & dancers tapping & jamming, feat. performers include Hayes Greenfield, Andrew Nemr & Roxane "Butterfly," dancers welcome, 9:30, free.
161 Hudson St. (Laight St.), 966-4225. WEDS: Nozmo King, Extra Virgin, Kharma Zhu, John Lardieri, 8, $7. THURS: Pen & Pad pres. Braggin' Rites, 8, $10. FRI: Dr. Awkward, Parker, K Rising, Matt Turk, 8, $10. SAT: Angus, Nymbus, Hatch, 8, $10. SUN: Black Lily Jam Session, 9:30, free. MON: Boy Wonder & The Lake Trout, Melky Sedek, 9:30, $5. TUES: Rainbow Family Benefit pres. Inasense, The Deadbeats, David Peel & The L.E.S., 9.
34 E. 2nd St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 533-3412. TUES: Andrei Ryabov, 9, 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: Santi Debriano "Circlechant," $15-$20. THURS-SAT: Freddy Cole pref. the special "A Nat King Cole Christmas" program, $15-$25. SUN: Chico O'Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Big Band, $10-$15. MON: Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra, $10-$15. TUES: The Famous Duke Ellington Orchestra, $10-$15.
366 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.), Williamsburg, Bklyn., 718-599-0243. Also see "Clubs & Lounges." Shows at 10, free. MON: An Afro-Cuban jazz & groove ensemble led by ace tenor player Grazia Di Giorgio.
131 W. 3rd St. (6th Ave.), 475-8592. Shows at 9 & 11:30. WEDS-SUN: Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Grady Tate & Mark Whitfield, $35.
120 Hudson St. (betw. Franklin & Moore Sts.), 399-0714. 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: Bryan Stephens. THURS: Jason Murden. FRI: Sheryl Pepsi Riley. SAT: Conner Tribble. SUN: Elan.
CARAVAN OF DREAMS
405 E. 6th St., (betw. A & 1st Aves.), 254-1613. No cover, no min. FRI: Jerry Engelback Trio. SAT: Feat. live music by the 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.
365 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 586-0244. WEDS-SAT: Baby Jane Dexter pres. her new show Everything Must Change: Starting Here! Starting Now!.
1071 5th Ave. (88th St.), 423-3500. FRI & SAT: WorldBeat Jazz pres. Alankar feat. Badal Roy, Ken Wessel, Somu Takeishi, jazz with North Indian influences, 5, $7.
java 'n' jazz
868 B'way (betw. 17th & 18th Sts.), 473-4200. No cover, no min. SUN: Diane Hubka, 12-4.
290 Hudson St. (betw. Spring & Dominick Sts.), 242-1063. SAT: Joe McPhee, 8, $10.
The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette (betw. Astor Pl. & E. 4th St.), 239-6200. FRI: Lea DeLaria perf. her holiday variety show with various guests, 8. SAT: Lea DeLaria, 9; Indie 5000, 11, free. SUN: Lea DeLaria, 9. TUES: Cherry Frica pres. Pure Salsa, 11.
169 Eight Ave. (Betw. 19th & 20th Sts.) Shows at 8:30 & 11. WEDS: Nanci Collyer & David Lewis. THURS: Frans Bloem with Mark Janas. FRI: Ruby rims pres. Teddy Care Benefit 1999. SAT: Judy Kreston & David Lahm with Ratzo Harris & Eddie Caccavale. SUN: John McMahon, Phyllis Pastore, Mary foster Conklin, 3; Leslie Orofino with David Lewis & Jered Egan, 5:30; Dominic Chianese with David Lahm, 8:30. MON: Irina Maleeva with the Jeffrey Klitz Trio; Ricky Ritzel & Aaron Morishita. TUES: Michael McQuary with Stephen Borsuk; The Bennet-Barton Song Salon feat. Elena Bennett & Fred Barton. THURS: Frans Bloem with Mark Janas. FRI: Ruby Rims pres. Teddy Care Benefit 1999. SAT: Marieann Meringolo with James Brough. SUN: Jeanne Beauvais, Michael Murphy & Brian Hurley, 3; Leslie Orofino with David Lewis & Jered Egan, 5:30; Marieann Meringolo with James Brough, 8:30. MON: Niko Louizos; The Lounge-O-Leers Ricky Ritzer & Aaron Morishita. TUES: The Bennet-Barton Song Salon feat. Elena Bennett & Fred Barton.
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. FRI: Steve Kahn (Flamenco guitar), 4; The Art Department, 8; Stew Cutler Trio, 11. SAT: Nat Harris Group, John Stetch Trio, Stew Cutler Trio. SUN: Tiim Otto Trio, 4; Edo Yanai Trio, 8. MON: Nick Russo Trio. TUES: Yando Valdez (Latin Jazz), 9.
Fountain Plaza, 63rd St. (Columbus Ave.), 875-5766. WEDS-SUN: Celebration of Ellington Centennial with Ellington's Sacred Music feat. Eric Reed, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Shirley Caesar, Roberta Gumberl Roosevelt Credit, St. Peter's Lutheran Church Chori & St. Mark's Singers, Van "The Man" Porter with Randall Horton.
Museum of Modern Art
11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9491. FRI: Claudia Acuna Quartet, 5:30-8, free with museum adm.
240 Columbus Ave. (71st St.), 769-3988. MON & 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: Rick Davies All-Star Sextet. FRI: Sean Sullivan, Dena De Rose Trio, bring a book for free adm. FRI & SAT: The Mose Allison Duo. SAT: Tamm E. Hunt Quintet, bring a new toy for children with AIDS. SUN: Michael Davis Group. MON: Masters in Action Series pres. Ralph Peterson All-Star Trio Series with Edsel Gomez. TUES: Bob Belden's "Positive."
235 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & B'way Aves.), 673-9884. No charge, $12 min. FRI: The John Malino Band, 10:30-1.
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: The Chesterfields; Rhett Tyler & Early Warning. THURS: Irving Louis Lattin; Byther Smith. FRI: Bobby Radcliff; Michael Powers & Powder Keg. SAT: Hazmat Modim; Sam Taylor Blues Band. SUN: Jerry Dugger; Bill Sims & AAR Orchestra. MON: Michael Powers; Jam/Jerriy Dugger & Blakpearl. TUES: Ray Schinnery; Moe Holmes & The Pioneers.
107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7503. SUN: White Hassle, Elegant Too, Mocean Worker & M. Brumback, 8, $6.
UNIVERSITY OF THE STREETS
130 E. 7th St. (betw. Ave. A & 1st Ave.), 533-3512. Musicians welcome. 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: David Sanchez Sextet. TUES: Cedar Walton Quartet with Jackie McLean & Billy Higgins.
56 Walker St. (betw. W. B'way & Church Aves.), 419-0025.
2909 B'way (betw. 113th & 114th Sts.), 662-8830. FRI: Friday Night Jazz feat. Makanda Ken McIntyre, 9:30 & 11, $7.
YE OLDE TRIPPLE INN
263 W. 54 St., (betw. B'way & 8th Aves.), 245-9849. No min., no cover. WEDS: Slick Pelt. 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 Bad, 8.
90 W. Houston St. (Thompson St.), 477-8337. WEDS: Bruce Cox Quintet. THURS: Juan Carlos Formell & Cubalibre. FRI: African Rhythms feat. Leo Traversa. 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; Ron Affif Duet with vocalists, 8 & 9. TUES: Mark Whitfield Quintet.
43 Murray St. (betw. Church St. & W. B'way), 732-2873. FRI: Cillian Vallely & Terry McKee, 9 & 10:30, $10 for both sets.
CAFFE DELLA PLACE
48 E. 7th St. (2nd Ave.), 529-8024. WEDS: Ceu Duo (Brazilian), 9:30, free.
773 Fulton St., Bklyn., 917-234-0756. SAT: "The Tehut-Nine Show," open mic for rap, reggae, r&b, dance, acting & poetry, 8, $5.
GREENWICH HOUSE MUSIC SCHOOL
46 Barrow St., 567-1493. SUN: ThreeTwo '99, a festival of contemporary music pres. Tomas Bachli, Paul De Jong, Matthew Gold, Margaret Lancaster, Drew Krause, 5, $5-$10.
125 MacDougal St. (W. 3rd St.), 673-5576. Free. 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, free.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 222-4848. THURS: The Romantic Agony Series with Marian Burleigh-Motley discussing "The Romantic Landscape As A Search For A Lost Paradise," 11, $20; Interpreting Bach Series with pianist Michael Kimmelman, 7, $20. FRI: Concert With Commentary Series with pianist Ruth Laredo & guest cellist Nathaniel Rosen, 7, $25. SAT: Guarneri String Quartet, 8, $30.
109 E. 9th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.), 462-3250. MON: Lo-Fi pres. Swingin' Mondays feat. The Flipped Fedoras (swing).
228 W. B'way (White St.), 219-8242 or www.roulette.org. THURS: Drew Pisarra pres. Mein Stein/My German Cup, 9, $10. FRI: Jon Gibson & David Behrman feat. Nectar, an improvisational & compositional interactions on voodwinds & sonic soundscapes, 9, $10. SAT: Yuko Fujiyama, Ikue Mori & Yuki Saga, 9, $10. SUN: Jim Staley, Ikue Mori, Phoeve Legere & Steve Butters pres. Macbeth II, 9, $10.
204 Varick St. (betw. W. Houston & King Sts.), 243-4940. THURS: Basement Bhangra, 11, $10-$15. FRI: David Rudder with Charlie's Roots, 9 & 11, $20. SAT: Ogans, 8, 10 & 12, $20; Liquid Sky vs. Karnival, DJ del Mar, 2-4, $5-$10. MON: Wayne Gorbea & Salsa Picante, New Swing Sextet, 9 & 11, $15.
240 W. 47th St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 921-1940. FRI: Yallopin' Hounds, 12:30-2:30. SAT: Ron Sunshine & Full Swing, 12:30-2:30.
THIRD STREET MUSIC SCHOOL SETTLEMENT
235 E. 11 St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd. Aves.), 777-3240. Free. FRI: Rosemary Caviglia plays Douzes Preludes, Book II by Claude Debussy, 7:30.
123 W. 43rd St. (6th & 7th Aves.), 307-4100. FRI: Duran Duran, A Holiday Listener Appreciation Concert, 7:30. SAT: Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion with guest artists Cape Breton, Natalie Mac Master, Robin & Linda Williams, Their Fine Group, 5:45.
TWO BOOTS BROOKLYN
514 2nd St. (7th Ave.), Park Slope, 718-499-3253. FRI: Clint Dadian Jazz Quartet. SAT: The Dan Emery Mystery Band.