Performances at area bars and restaurants.

ATLANTIC: 15 N. Main St. Today: Mirage (album release). Friday: DJ Wax Atom. Saturday: UV-TV, Dark Thoughts, Marriage, Parallel. Wednesday: Gunpowder Gray, Stunner, Pyre.
 
THE BACKYARD: 232 SE First St., 338-0775. Friday: DJ Malibu Darby. Saturday: The Mermers, Bang Bang Boom, Heat Rash, Imperial Mother Flower. Monday: Karaoke.

BAHAMA BREEZE: 3989 Plaza Blvd., 378-7555. Friday: Moondog.

BALLYHOO GRILL: 3700 W. University Ave., 373-0059. Today: Tranland. Saturday: Mike Bowman. Monday: The Jamie Davis Trio. Tuesday: The Terraplane Duo. Wednesday: Killer B’s.

CRAFTY BASTARDS CRAFT BEER: 4860 NW 39th Ave., Suite A, 872-5970. Today: Exit 78. Friday: Shawn Manly. Saturday (day): Gainesville Harley Chilli Cook-Off featuring live music. Saturday (night): Jake Lane. Wednesday: Karaoke.

DEPOT PARK: 200 SE Depot Ave., 393-8533. Friday: Family Dance Party with DJ Billy.

DIRTY BAR: 2441 NW 43rd St., 373-1141. Today: Veteran’s Night Open Mic. Friday: Friday Avenue.

DOWNTOWN WINE AND CHEESE: 113 N. Main St., 222-1348. Saturday: Cindy Mueller and Friends Jazz.

EAGLES LANDING: 7118 W. University Ave., 332-4454. Saturday: the Detours. Tuesday: Karaoke.

EMILIANO’S CAFE: 7 SE First Ave., 375-7381. Monday: Jazz and Tapas with featured guests. Wednesday: Brenda Bayne Trio.

FIRST MAGNITUDE BREWING COMPANY: 1220 SE Veitch St., 727-4677. Friday: Locochino, Aquanova. Saturday: Guts.

FRANCESCA’S TRATTORIA: 4410 NW 25th Place, 378-7152. Today: Gosia & Ali. Saturday: Thomas Royal. Sunday brunch: Gosia and Ali. Wednesday: Nick DeCarlis Trio with featured guest.

GREAT OUTDOORS: 65 N. Main St., High Springs, 386-454-1288. Friday: Faster Than Flash. Saturday: Aunt Jackie Band. Sunday: Mike Johnson. Wednesday: Clay Brooker.

HARDBACK CAFE: 211 W. University Ave., 317-1997. Friday: Dope Knife, Lingua Franca, Mason O Konner, Mllkrte, Johnny Rino. Saturday: Diplocrats, King Orange, Unidentified, Tourist Season. Sunday: Aural Eyes, Rick Ryan, Bit Lip, Blueberry Season. Wednesday: Tom Miller’s Whoopee-Do.

HEARTWOOD SOUNDSTAGE: 619 S. Main St., 258-8557. Today: Rebecca Loebe featuring Kimberly LeCouteur. Friday: The Threetles.

HIGH DIVE: 210 SW Second Ave., 872-5949. Today: Les Voss and John Shallcross. Friday (early evening): Arts Market featuring live music. Friday (late evening): Mischievous Madams Burlesque Troupe. Saturday: Heart Shaped Box, After The End, Seasons ( Nirvana, Alice in Chains tribute bands). Sunday: Albert Castiglia, Lil’ Ed and the Blue Imperials, Bridget Kelly Band. Tuesday: Of Montreal, Christina Schneider's Genius Grant, Pearl And The Oysters. Wednesday: Girl’s Night Out -- The Show.

LEONARDO’S 706: 706 W. University Ave., 378-2001. Today: Marty Liquori and Friends. Monday: Hot Club de Ville.

LOOSEY’S: 120 SW First Ave., 672-6465. Saturday: Karaoke.

MUNEGIN’S: 4005 NW 13th St., 335-0300. Today, Saturday and Tuesday: Karaoke. Friday: EFen.

NAPOLATANO’S: 606 NW 75th St., 332-6671. Friday: Karaoke. Sunday: Moondog.

ONE LOVE CAFE: 4989 NW 40th Place, 509-3131. Today: Mark Miale. Friday: The Shambles. Saturday: Wild Blue Yonder. Saturday brunch: Stava Mala. Sunday brunch: Wendy Kissinger.

ROCKEYS PIANO BAR: 112 S. Main St., 505-0042. Today-Saturday: Dueling Piano Show. Wednesday: Stand-up Comedy.

SAL’S PLACE: 5109 NW 39th Ave., 727-4722. Today: Karaoke. Friday: Hogtown Slayers. Saturday: Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett.

SANTA FE BAR: 23731 S. U.S. 441, High Springs, 386-454-9461. Friday and Saturday: DJ Kat.

SATCHEL’S PIZZA: 1800 NE 23rd Ave., 335-7272. Today: Sean Manley. Friday: Boilin’ Oil. Saturday: One Eyed Cat.

SPINDRIFTER LOUNGE: 16130 NW U.S. 441, Alachua, 386-462-9081. Today and Wednesday: DJ Gary. Friday: Center Lane. Saturday: In Fuzion. Sunday: Benefit show featuring Craigger White (Jimi Hendrix tribute), Chuck Holden, Bobby Barth, Future Urban Zoo, The Frogs.

STEAMERS: 104 SE First Ave., 317-7391. Tuesday: Acoustic Open Mic.