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Where to find music in Orlando this week

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Wednesday, Nov. 26

CONCERTS/EVENTS

Anberlin 7 pm; House of Blues, Downtown Disney West Side, Lake Buena Vista; $27; 407-934-2583

Dressed Up In A Dive with the New Sam Rivers Rivbea Orchestra 9:15 pm, 11 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10; willspub.org

Eugene Snowden’s Ten Pints of Truth 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free

The Imperial’s Acoustic Soundcheck with Jessica Martens  9 pm; The Imperial at Washburn Imports, 1800 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-922-5533

Quivver: Thanksgiving Eve 10 pm Wednesday; Sandwich Bar, 2432 E. Robinson St.; contact for price; 407-421-1670

Remember When? A Four Turntable Old School Extravaganza: DJ Kered, Remington Steele 10 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $10; 407-246-1419

Rusko 10 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$20; 407-648-8363

Sliink, Vices, K1K0 10 pm; Venue 578, 578 N. Orange Ave.; contact for price; 407-872-0066

CLUBS/LOUNGES

’80s and Ladies 10 pm; Waitiki Retro Tiki Lounge, 26 Wall Street Plaza; free; 407-481-1199.

Acoustic Wednesdays 8:30 pm; Rogue Pub, 3076 Curry Ford Road; free; 407-985-3778.

’Appy Hour 4-7:30 pm; Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; various menu prices; 407-849-5200.

Bearaoke 8 pm; Stonewall Bar Orlando, 741 W. Church St.; free; 407-373-0888.

Bottomless Cup Wednesdays Native Social Bar, 27 W. Church St.; $7; 407-403-2938.

Craft Night Wednesdays noon; Sportstown, 2414 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-894-6258.

Dirty Bingo with Rob Love 6:30 pm; The Peacock Room, 1321 N. Mills Ave.; free; 407-228-0048.

Dorm Wednesday 9 pm; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-3888.

Grandpa Jerry’s Open-Mic 7 pm; Holly and Dolly’s, 500 E. State Road 436, Suite 1020, Casselberry; free; 407-276-2926.

Ladies Night 9 pm; The Green Bar, 400 E. State Road 436, Casselberry; free; 407-332-6470.

Mac and Cheese Wednesday 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-839-0457.

Marx Open Mic Jam Night 9 pm-midnight; Belle Isle Bayou, 5180 S. Conway Road, Belle Isle; free; 407-250-6763.

Nickel Beer Night 5-7:30 pm; Big Belly Brewery, 33 W. Church St.; free; 407-649-4270.

Red Carpet Karaoke 8 pm; Muldoon’s Saloon, 7439 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-657-9980.

Retro Karaoke with Dick and Constance Swinger 7:30 pm; Maxine’s on Shine, 337 N. Shine Ave.; free; 407-674-6841.

Spin with Justin James and DJ Chizzle 10 pm; ONO Nightclub, 1 S. Orange Ave.; call for price; 407-701-9875.

Torque 10 pm; Vixen Bar, 118 S. Orange Ave.; free; 877-386-7346.

Trivia Nation 8 pm; Frank and Steins, 150 S. Magnolia Ave.; free; 407-412-9230.

Trivia with Doug Bowser 7:30 pm; Hamburger Mary’s, 110 W. Church St.; free; 321-319-0600.

Uncorked 5-9 pm; Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; $20; 407-849-5200.

Wednesday Karaoke Nights 6-9 pm; Yellow Dog Eats, 1236 Hempel Ave., Windermere; free; 727-505-4566.

Wednesday Nights Are Guys Night 9 pm; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; ask for price; 407-221-1499.

Why Not Wednesdays 10 pm; Vintage Lounge, 114 S. Orange Ave.; free; 877-386-7346.

Wicked Wednesday Bullitt Bar, 33 E. Pine St.; free; 407-437-1709.

WTF Wednesdays The Brink, 47 W. Amelia St.; $10-$20; 407-388-4384

 

Thursday, Nov. 27

CONCERTS/EVENTS

Independent Bar’s 30th Anniversary Week: Indiecent Thanksgiving Edition 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-839-0457

Leisure Chief and Friends 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540.

Luis Guitar Project 8:30 pm; Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant, 125 W. Church St.; free; 321-281-8140

Turkey Bash Featuring DJ D-Strong 10 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-2246-1419

CLUBS/LOUNGES

Bebop Blues Jam and Voo Doo Party 8 pm; Muldoon’s Saloon, 7439 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-657-9980.

Bring Your Own Vinyl 10 pm; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-228-0804.

College Night 10 pm; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; free; 407-412-5039.

Con Clase 10 pm; Vanity, 110 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-497-4828.

Epic Trivia 7 pm; Keg ’n Cork, 1566 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park ; free; 407-467-1078.

In Crowd Thursdays 10 pm; Shakai, 43 E. Pine St.; free; 321-332-5749.

Indie(cent) Thursdays with DJ Smilin’ Dan 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-839-0457.

Ladies Night 4-2 pm; Olde 64, 64 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

Ladies Night with DJ Cliff T 10 pm-2 am; Aero Rooftop Bar, 60 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

Ladies Night with DJ Jimmy Joslin 9 pm; Vixen Bar, 118 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-246-1529.

Ladies Night with DJ Rock Johnson 10 pm-2 am; The Patio, 66 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

Latin Night 9 pm; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571.

Locker Room Thursdays 5 pm; Stonewall Bar Orlando, 741 W. Church St.; free; 407-373-0888.

Naked Thursdays 10 pm; Shakai, 43 E. Pine St.; contact for price; 321-332-5749.

Open Mic with Chuck Culbertson Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499.

Platinum Thursday 9 pm; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-3888.

Poker Tournament 8 pm; Belle Isle Bayou, 5180 S. Conway Road, Belle Isle; free; 407-250-6763.

Re-Freshed Thursdays with DJ Mo 10 pm; Cafe Annie, 131 N. Orange Ave.; free-$5; 407-420-4041.

Techno Thursdays 9 pm; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-3060

Think Tank Trivia 8 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $free; willspub.org

Words Out Loud 9-11:30 pm; Loud Hookah Lounge, 225 N. Magnolia Ave.; free; 407-717-4670.

 

Friday, Nov. 28

CONCERTS/EVENTS

45 Friays Be Thankful Edition DJ BMF 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free ; willspub.org

Black Friday Blow Out: Double or Nothing, Galactibalism, D II, Aasen Bloe 7 pm; Bombshell’s Tavern, 5405 Edgewater Drive; free; 407-730-3999

Black Friday Retail Therapy 11 am-7 pm; RA Sushi, 9101 International Drive; free; 407-454-5600

Dog Apollo, Reverist, Sabals 9 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $8; 407-246-1419

Frankie Ballard 7 pm; House of Blues, 1490 E. Lake Buena Vista Drive; $20; 407-934-2583

Friday Night Live 7-9 pm; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863

The Icarus Account, Something New, Jackson Singleton  7pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $10; 407-999-2570

Independent Bar’s 30th Anniversary Week: New Indie Dance Tunes 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free (if you wear red, black and white); 407-839-0457

Infected Mushroom, Champie, Illterror, Phoenix Jagger 9 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $20-$30; plazaliveorlando.com

The JazzTastings Quartet 8 pm; Jazz Tastings, 164 Lake Ave., Maitland; $5; 407-661-1190

Rico Monaco Band 9 pm; Dexter’s, The Grove Drive, Windermere; free; 407-258-7028
 

CLUBS/LOUNGES

College Indie Music 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free-$5; 407-839-0457.

DJ Cliff T 10 pm; Aero Rooftop Bar, 60 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

DJ Jay 9 pm; The Green Bar, 400 E. State Road 436, Casselberry; free; 407-332-6470.

Exxcess Friday with DJ Justin Faze 9 pm; Vyce Lounge, 112 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-0000.

Foreplay Fridays 5-9 pm; The Brink, 47 W. Amelia St.; free; 407-388-4384.

Friday Piano Bar with Kelly Richards 6-9 pm; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571.

Good Friday 10 pm; ONO Nightclub, 1 S. Orange Ave.; call for price; 407-701-9875.

Infusion Friday 9 pm; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-3888.

Karaoke with Cindy 7:30-10 pm; American Legion Memorial Post 19, 5320 Alloway St.; free; 407-293-9515.

Ladies Night 10 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; free-$20; 407-648-8363.

Progression Fridays 10 pm; Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; free; 407-849-5200.

Risque Friday 9 pm; Stonewall Bar Orlando, 741 W. Church St.; free; 407-373-0888.

Teenie Tiki Tini Happy Hour Fridays 5-8 pm; Waitiki Retro Tiki Lounge, 26 Wall Street Plaza; free; 407-481-1199

OPERA/CLASSICAL

Harpist Bizarre Quartet Live bass, flute, guitar and harp music. 5-8 pm; Morse Museum of American Art, 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-645-5311; morsemuseum.org

Holiday Carillon Concerts Enjoy daily holiday-inspired concerts from the Singing Tower carillon. 1 pm, 3 pm; Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales; cost of admission; 863-676-1408; boktowergardens.org

 

Saturday, Nov. 29

CONCERTS/EVENTS

Beth McKee’s Post Turkey Day Gratitude Bash with Buster Cousins, Kattya Graham, Gail Jijon 8:30 pm; Stardust Video and Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road; $10; bethmckee.com

Case Work, Common Man, Maximino 9 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $5; willspub.org

Dead Precedence presents Kim Kardashian/ Break the Internet 11 pm; The Space, 1206 E. Colonial Drive; free; 407-205-7572

Forever Furoche Fest 4 pm-midnight Saturday; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; contact for price; backbooth.com

Independent Bar’s 30th Anniversary Week: New Wave ‘80s Classics 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free (if you wear red, black and white); 407-839-0457

The JazzTastings Quartet 8 pm; Jazz Tastings, 164 Lake Ave., Maitland; $5; 407-661-1190

Laney Jones and the Lively Spirits 10 pm; The Milk Bar, 2424 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-369-1701

Passafire, The Hip Abduction, Kash’d Out 8 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $12-$15; 407-246-1419

Payas, Payas presenta Salsa 98.1 Thanksgiving Concert 8 pm; House of Blues, 1490 E. Lake Buena Vista Drive; free; 407-934-2583

CLUBS/LOUNGES

DJ Cliff T 10 pm-2 am; Aero Rooftop Bar, 60 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

DJ Stranger Jazz/Funk Brunch 11 am-2 pm; Ethos Vegan Kitchen, 601-B S. New York Ave., Winter Park; free, various menu prices; 407-228-3898.

Ladies Love Ember 10 pm; Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; free; 407-849-5200.

Lava Saturdays 10 pm; Liquid, 17 W. Pine St.; free-$10; 407-285-4709.

Midnight Mass Dance Party midnight; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $4; 407-999-2570

The Original Vintage Saturdays 9 pm; Vintage Lounge, 114 S. Orange Ave.; free-$10; 877-386-7346

Pulsate Saturday 9 pm; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-3888.

Saturday Night Live 7 pm; Marlow’s Tavern, 9101 International Drive; free; 407-351-3627.

Saturday With the Beat 10 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $10-$20; 407-648-8363.

Wild Hour Happy Hours 4 pm; Wildside Bar and Grill BBQ, 700 E. Washington St.; free; 407-872-8665.

XO Saturdays with Phioana 9 pm; Vyce Lounge, 112 S. Orange Ave.; free-$15; 407-649-0000

OPERA/CLASSICAL

Holiday Carillon Concerts Enjoy daily holiday-inspired concerts from the Singing Tower carillon. 1 pm, 3 pm; Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales; cost of admission; 863-676-1408; boktowergardens.org

Home for the Holidays 2014 Get in the holiday spirit with Maestro Albert George Schram, the Holiday Singers and Florida Opera Theatre Youth Choir. 2 pm, 8 pm; Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St.; contact for price; 407-246-4262; orlandophil.org

 

Sunday, Nov. 30

CONCERTS/EVENTS

John Valeri with Derek Monet 6 pm; Jazz Tastings, 164 Lake Ave., Maitland; free; 407-661-1190

Koffin Kats, Abandon the Midwest, Destructonomicon 8 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $80$10; willspub.org

Ancient Sun 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s Bar, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540

CLUBS/LOUNGES

Acoustic Open Mic with Chris Dupre 9 pm; Muldoon’s Saloon, 7439 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-657-9980.

Barrio Sunday 10 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $5-$15; 407-648-8363.

Blues and Buffet Jam hosted by Doc Williamson 5-9 pm; The Alley, 114 S. Park Ave., Sanford; free; 407-328-4848.

DJ Stranger Jazz/Funk Brunch 11 am-2 pm; Ethos Vegan Kitchen, 601-B S. New York Ave., Winter Park; free, various menu prices; 407-228-3898.

Dogs Day Out 1-9 pm; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117.

Harry’s Honey Badger Cave 8 pm-midnight; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499.

Ladies Night 9 pm; Bob Marley-A Tribute to Freedom, CityWalk at Universal Orlando; free; 407-224-3663.

Open Mic at the Falcon 3 pm; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-3060.

Poker Tournament 8 pm; Belle Isle Bayou, 5180 S. Conway Road, Belle Isle; free; 407-250-6763.

Rainbow Happy Hour 6-8 pm; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499.

Secret Sundays 10 pm; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; $5; 407-412-5039.

Stardust Underground with DJ Smilin’ Dan Stardust Lounge, 431 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-839-0080.

Sunday Funday 11 am; Wildside Bar and Grill BBQ, 700 E. Washington St.; free; 407-872-8665.

Sunday Funday 5-11 pm; Aero Rooftop Bar, 60 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

Sunday Fundays 1 pm; Blue Martini, 4200 Conroy Road; free; 407-447-2583.

Sunday Night Special with DJ Preston Rockwell III 4 pm-2 am; Olde 64, 64 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

Sunday T-Dance 10:30 pm; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571.

Sundays at Stonewall noon; Stonewall Bar Orlando, 741 W. Church St.; free; 407-373-0888.

Tropical Sunday 10 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $5-$15; 407-246-1419

OPERA/CLASSICAL

Holiday Carillon Concerts Enjoy daily holiday-inspired concerts from the Singing Tower carillon. 1 pm, 3 pm; Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales; cost of admission; 863-676-1408; boktowergardens.org

Handel’s Messiah 42nd annual choral performance conducted by Dr. John Sinclair and presented by the Messiah Choral Society. 2:15 pm Sunday; Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St.; free; 321-285-6382; messiahchoralsociety.org - photos in email

Holiday Pops Concert Bring a blanket and enjoy the stylings of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. 4 pm Sunday; Central Park, Winter Park; free; 407-770-0071;  winterpark.org

John West Performing Charles Marie Widor’s Symphonie IV on the Aeolian-Skinner-Dyer organ. 7 pm Sunday; United Methodist Church, 142 E. Jackson St.; free; 407-849-6080; firstchurchorlando.org

 

Monday, Dec. 1

CONCERTS/EVENTS

Depth Charge 9 pm; Bullitt Bar, 33 E. Pine St.; free; 407-839-0999

Singers and Songwriters Night 8:30  pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $3; willspub.org

CLUBS/LOUNGES

All Day Happy Hour 11 am; Wildside Bar and Grill BBQ, 700 E. Washington St.; free; 407-872-8665.

Curtis Earth Trivia 7 pm; Graffiti Junktion-Thornton Park, 900 E. Washington St.; free; 407-426-9503.

Everyday Is Like Monday with Dan Kirk 7 pm; Sandwich Bar, 2432 E. Robinson St.; sign up via email at dankirk666@gmail.com; 407-421-1670.

Game Night 9 pm; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571.

Game Night 9 pm; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499.

Hospitality Night 11:30 am; Marlow’s Tavern, 9101 International Drive; free; 407-351-3627.

Mash Up Monday with DJ D Royale 10 pm; Vixen Bar, 118 S. Orange Ave.; free; 844-386-7346.

Sock Hop Mondays 11 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; free; 407-999-2570.

White Trash Bingo with Doug Ba’aser 10 pm; Stonewall Bar Orlando, 741 W. Church St.; free; 407-373-0888.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 2

CONCERTS/EVENTS

CANCELED - French Montana, Jeremih 10 pm; Venue 578, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $25-$40; 407-872-0066

Jazz Tuesdays with the Chris Charles Quartet 7 pm; The Smiling Bison, 745 Bennett Road; free; 407-259-8036

Sweet Bea and the Boys 10 pm; Magnolia, 13 S. Magnolia Ave.; free; 407-649-8540.

The Groove Orient Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540

CLUBS/LOUNGES

Come As You Are 4 pm; Bullitt Bar, 33 E. Pine St.; free; 407-839-0999

Crafty Hour 4-9 pm; Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; free; 407-849-5200

Dirty Bingo 9 pm; Stardust Lounge, 431 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-839-0080.

Drunken Trivia with Mike G. 8 pm; Graffiti Junktion-College Park, 2401 Edgewater Drive; free; 407-377-1961.

Girls’ Night Out 7 pm-1 am; Wildside Bar and Grill BBQ, 700 E. Washington St.; free; 407-872-8665.

Grits ’n’ Gravy 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free-$3; 407-839-0457.

Hambingo with Miss Sammy and Carol Lee 6:30 pm; Hamburger Mary’s, 110 W. Church St.; free; 321-319-0600.

Hip-Hop Tuesday 9 pm; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571.

Ivanhoe Trivia Knight 6-8:30 pm; The Hammered Lamb, 1235 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-704-3200.

Korndogg’s Karaoke 10 pm; Shine, 25 Wall Street Plaza; 407-849-0471.

Ladies Night 9 pm; Bombshell’s Tavern, 5405 Edgewater Drive; free; 407-730-3999.

Late Night Swim with VSN QST 9 pm; The Station, 12226 Corporate Blvd.; free-$5; 407-985-3980.

Open Mic with Cheryl Anderson 8 pm; Keg ’n Cork, 1566 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park ; free; 407-467-1078.

Shotspitality Tuesdays with DJ Freefall 10 pm; Vintage Lounge, 114 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-285-5826.

Sound Culture with OAM 10 pm; Vixen Bar, 118 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-246-1529.

Top Shelf Tuesdays 5-9 pm; The Brink, 47 W. Amelia St.; $10; 407-388-4384.

Total Request Tuesdays with DJ Deron Martin 7 pm; Stonewall Bar Orlando, 741 W. Church St.; free; 407-373-0888.

Tuesday Night Flights 5 pm; Rogue Pub, 3076 Curry Ford Road; free; 407-985-3778.

Tuesday Trivia Night 9 pm; Yellow Dog Eats, 1236 Hempel Ave., Windermere; free; 407-296-0609.

Twisted Tuesday 9 pm; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-3888.

Two for Tuesdays Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117.

Twosday Native Social Bar, 27 W. Church St.; free; 407-403-2938

OPERA/CLASSICAL

Valencia Music Department Holiday Concert Starring the Valencia singers, contemporary ensemble, orchestra and symphonic band. 7:30 pm Tuesday; Valencia’s East Campus, 701 n. Econlockhatchee Trail; free; valenciacollege.edu

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