ACME UNDERGROUND
9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. WEDS: Half Man Wonder, Satanicbuttslayer, The Trollups, Miss Fortune. THURS: Custard Wally, Modesty Blaze, Immoral Fibres, Disturbed, Founin, The Heartdrops, The Kowalkis, The Penumbra, Uncle Fondle. FRI: Wad, Caesar Pink, Superchink, Karen Rush, Mink Lungs, Mankind. SAT: Squirrels from Hell, Kiwi Lip Bomb, Swampbelly, Flavor Seargeant, Sick FM, Smile for Three. TUES: Open mic with Sack.
ARLENE GROCERY
95 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 358-1633. Free. WEDS: Julian Smith, A.M.60, Tricia Scotti, Kagero, Jack Lukeman, 7. THURS: Division St, Sean Altman, Eve's Design, Mila Drumke Band, Heavy Flo, Dough, 7. FRI: Motel Girl, The Sloeguns, Red Betty, Airstripone, Sons of Bitches, Mad Daddy, 8. SAT: Stagger Crawl, Kari Newhouse, Anne Klein, The 527's, Cementhead, Plug Spark Sanjay, Plastic Holiday, 7. SUN: Hunuman Trio, Morley, Mearle Throttle, Ferdinand The Bull, Retina, 7. MON: Craig Mitchell, Mission On Mars, Jack Lukeman,, Natasha & The MGB, Punk Rock Karaoke, 7. TUES: Tamara Williamson, Renanne, Deb Montgomery, Pawnshop, 8.
BABY JUPITER
170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 982-BABY. Most shows $3-$5. WEDS: Adam Kipple & Drive By Leslie, Apollo Heights, 9. THURS: Ekayani & the Healing Band, Nozmo King, 10. FRI: Sleep without Pillow, Transmitting, Apllie d Science, Organic Thoughts, Jonny Chan & the New Dynasty Six (Yeah, baby!). SAT: Scarecrow Collection, Michal, Lotus 33, Toss'n'Skin, 8. SUN: Colt 40 Fineburg. MON: Elizabeth, Myself, Missing Pieces, Tamalalou, 8. TUES: The Roundtable Sessions, 7th Octave, Clark Gayton, 8.
BITTER END
147 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 673-7030. Most shows at 8, $5. WEDS: Jesse Turner, Teddy Goldstein, Brian Seymour, Kyoti, Superhypermost, Paul Clements. THURS: Hip Ripper, Big Cats, Mouthful. FRI: Alex Houton, S'Doun, The Popgun Seven, The Healers. SAT: Jen Cohen, Mary Arden Collins, 7 Minds, Pat Burtis Band, Earth Eatz Do1, Billy Hector & the Fairlanes. SUN: Blue, Otis Read, Amm Made Jam. MON: Arlette, Redtime, Days of Wild. TUES: Jennifer Levy, Mike Harvey, Jody Sheeler, Nine Days, Yasmin Allstars.
B.M.W. BAR
199 7th Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 229-1807. No cover. FRI: San Dixon, 7, Kennedy Ann, 9. SAT: Rick Johnson & open mic, 4-9; Jazz, 10. SUN: Robert, 7, Joe Romby, 8.
BOTTOM LINE
15 West 4th St., 228-7880. FRI: John Wesley Harding, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ellis Paul, 7:30, $15.
BOWERY BALLROOM
6 Delancey St. (betw. Delancey & Bowery Avs.), 533-2111. WEDS: They Might Be Giants, Losers Lounge, 8, $20. THURS: They Might Be Giants, , Candy Butchers, 8, $20. FRI: They Might Be Giants, You Were Spiraling, 8, $20. SAT: They Might Be Giants, Michael Shelley, 8, $20. TUES: Stereophonics, 9, $12.50.
BROWNIES
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 420-8392. 21+ unless noted, see also "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Fat Buddah, Blueberry, Red Giant, 8, $7. THURS: Barry Kingston & the Screaming Souls, The Gentlemen, Punch Havana, 8, $7. FRI: Sky Lobby, Rocket, Peter Salett, Mastadon, 9, $7. SAT: Zoid Fest pres. Travis Pickle, Magnet, VPN, Muckafurgason, 9, $7. SUN: WFMU Benefit with Andre Williams, Rye Coalition, Electric Frankestein, The Union Army (feat. members of ex-Young Pioneers), Cherry Valence, C Average, 7, $8. MON: Color, Nymho, Rach, CodeSeve, 8, $7. TUES: Deckstatic pres. a benefit for Poetic of the Gravediggas with Poor Righteous Teachers & others.
CAFE WHA?
115 MacDougal St. (betw. W. 3rd & Bleecker Sts.), 254-3630. MON: Vannesa Fallbella & Friends.
CBGB
315 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 982-4052. WEDS: Velvet Mafia, Simi, L.E.U., Wharton Tiers, 8, $7. THURS: TT Grimm & the Dead Puppies, Side3, Mindless Self Indulgence, Flux Information Sciences, 8, $7. FRI: Raw, Fuzz, Birthmark, Neurobox, 7th Rail Crew, Torpedo Jones, Pale Green Stars, 8, $9. SAT: Vasquez, Shiney Mama, The Sweetheart & Mistreaters, Natasha & the MGB, PCP Highway, 8, $9. SUN: Dodge the Death Ray, Silent Majority, Ann Beretta, The Mr. T. Experience, 7, $8. MON: Gluecifer, Nashville Pussy, 8, $10. TUES: Every Second, Earth Eatz Dog, Dry Heaves, Downpore, Nocturnal Sun, 8, $5; X-possibles, Action Cat Tuesdays, 12:30.
CB'S 313 GALLERY
313 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 677-0455. WEDS: Lucky, Ithalia & BabuBand, The Rummies, Dorothy Scott, Pamela Miller, $5. THUR: Peter Galub, Caleb, Rainebow Erosion, Patrick Harmon, Rees Shad, $5. FRI: Andrea Maybaum, Joe Turrano, Stephen, Cal Ellis, $6. Blackout pres. music, poetry, spokienword, dance, 9, $6. SAT: All Butter, Justin Clayton, Pee-Air, 8, $6. SUN: Uragsha (Mongolian Throat Singing Music), Mike Mer, Aquavibe, Jeff Aug, The Hanuman Trio, $5. MON: Big Al Brown, The Retro Rockete, Donya Lane, The Nadas, $5; Alchemy with DJ Jason spinning goth, P.T. Grimm & The Dead Puppies, 10. TUES: Michael Maxwell, Paul Narvaez, Lori Jo Manley, Mojo Biscuits, Vincent Arbona, $5.
CHICAGO B.L.U.E.S.
73 8th Ave. (betw. 13 7 14th Sts.), 924-9755. WEDS: Scotty Mac 7 the Rockin Bonnevilles, $5. THURS: Duke Robillard, $15. FRI: Johnny Allen, $10. SAT: Bill Perry, $15. MON: Open blues Jam, all musicians welcome, 9. TUES: Blues Showcase, NYC local bands.
C-NOTE
157 Ave. C (10th St.), 677-8142. Shows at 7 unless noted, free. WEDS: Tarra Engelbardt, Brujon Project, Red Rooster Revue, 7. THURS: Antifolk Party feat. LJ Murphy, Mike Rechner, Jon berger, Major Matt Mason USA, Schwervon, Adam Simons, Full Throttle Aristotele, The Clam, 7. FRI: Dogs Without Tails, Labour Plalace, Harrison, Nicole McKenna, Erl Yamamoto Trio, 7. SAT: Lenny Hat, Brian Klien, Daniel white, Kimberly Werst, Candala Soul, Fundementia, 7. SUN: Rick Johnson's Open mike, Alec Berlin, 8. MON: Akiko Pavolka, Hannes Dekassian, Katherine Russo, 7:30. TUES: Jack Grace & Marilee, Kokomo Joe, Paul Decoster, Anna Ventura, 7.
CONTINENTAL
25 3rd Ave. (St. Marks Pl.), 529-6924. WEDS: The Bennys, Medicine Stick, Pale Green Stars, Funk n' Dome, $5. THURS: Grimple, 7 Foot Splee, Puny Humans, Size, $5. FRI: Cone on, Sterile, Gutter Girl, dopamine, columbia 3000, $5. SAT: The Soft Parade (Doors trib.), The Unforgettable Fire (U2 trib.). SUN: Rev. Vince Anderson, Kyosuke Otsuka Blues Band. MON: Drugstore Soul, Bhanglassi. TUES: Caprice, Friction, Young Socrates.
DETOUR
349 E. 13th St. (1st Ave.), 533-6212. WEDS: Donny McCaslin Quartet. THURS: Matt Wilson Quartet. FRI: Eric Rasmussen Quintet. SAT: Rudy Mahanthappaha Quartet. SUN: The Sunday Jazz Spot with Mike Magilligan. MON: Marya Lawrence & Metamorphosis. TUES: Will Sellenraad Trio.
DOWNTIME
251 W. 30th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 695-2747. THURS: Retro Rockez, Jenny Bruce, Drew Yowell, Pete's Blade, 8. FRI: Skully Records pres. the release of "Gothabilly: Wakin' The Dead," with Thee Hallowteens, The Brickbats, The Psychonauts, 8 Ball Grifter, Cult of the Psychic Fetus, DJ Charlie the Slut, 9, $10. SAT: Keith Everett, Ray De Tone, Bunky, 8, $10.
ELBOW ROOM
144 Bleecker St. (betw. Thomson St. & La Guardia Place), 979-8434. WEDS: Neo, King Holiday, Tonya Hall, Karaoke, $5. THURS: Looking for Art, Blundman's Sun, Zilo Groove, $7. FRI: Of Sound Mind, Last 2 Weeks, Pleasure Swells, Organic Juice, Soul Vine, X It, $8. SAT: Soul Pool, Girls of Porn, More, Diaster Relief Fund, Super Genius, $8. MON: Pan, Zilo Groove, $5. TUES: Craig Mitchal, Spank, Daddy, Danial Lemma, $7.
GIOVANNI'S ATRIUM
100 Washington St (Rector St.), 344-3777. TUES: Vocalist Francine Whitney with duo Standards. THURS & FRI: Phoebe Legere (Swing-Hop), 6-10:30, free.
GREAT LAKES
284 5th Av., 718-499-3710. WEDS: Grovin' Girls (Japanese Jazz); Ultravenus Trio. THURS: Indie night feat. local alt. music.
HOGS & HEIFERS
1843 1st Ave. (betw. 95th & 96th Sts.), 722-8635. Shows at 10, free. WEDS: Dusty Wright & The Idle Rich.THURS: Sheriff Uncle Bob. FRI: Bob Ryan Band. SAT: Star City.
IRVING PLAZA
17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 777-6800. WEDS: S.O.B.'s Concerts pres. the Reggae Millennium concert series feat. Burning Spear, 9. FRI: Jarabe De Palo, Antigua, $35-$40. MON: Frontline Assembly, 7:30, $22-$24.
KENNY'S CASTAWAYS
157 Bleecker St. (betw. Thompson & Sullivan Sts.), 473-9870. WEDS: Who's The Boss. THURS: Yowza. FRI: Half Breed, Sudden Eclipse, Jimson's Lyric, Kelly Ann Monahan. SAT: The Reputations, Sic. SUN: Yowza, Acoustic Coktail Party hosted by Paul Clements. MON: The Band With No Name, Joe Denin Zone. TUES: Tom Riccobono & the Bleecker Street Bashers, John Negron, Dominick Dorrian & the Icemen.
KNITTING FACTORY
74 Leonard St. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 219-3055. All ages.

Main Space: WEDS: The Bevis Frond (Nick Saloman), Negro Problem, Clem Snide, 9, $8-$10. THURS: Uz Jsme Doma, Larval, Stinking Lizaveta, 9, $8. FRI: Genesis P-Orridge pres. Thee Majesty, a new sonic project for tabla, sampler, prepared guitar & voice; Derek Jarman, Larry Thrasher. SAT: Daniel Johnston, Brown Whorenet, 9, $12. MON: Antony & the Johnsons Orchestra, 8, $10; Adrian Legg, 10, $12-$14. TUES: A Night of US Noise-UK Noise feat. Nihilist Spas Band, Thurston Moore, Cock ESP, Astray Navigations, V/VM (UK), 9, $10.

Old Office: WEDS: Dave Bryant, 7, $5; Singer-Songwriter Series feat Sean Altman, Lee Feldman, David Dragov, 9:30. THUR: Leon Parker, 8 & 9:30, $12& 1 drink. SUN: Leon Parker, 8 & 9:30, $12 & 1 drink. MON: Naftule's Dream, 8 & 9:30. TUES: Rockin The Casbah, 8 & 9:30; Funtcha.

Alterknit Theatre: WEDS: Test, 7, $6; Homer Erotic, 9, $7,; art Lillard First flight, 11, $6 THURS: The Blue Room feat. Hip-Hop, R&B poetry, open mike showcase pres. Jeremy & Aisha Mike, DJ. Cee Trruth spins Oleschool & Neo classic soul, host O.B.K. FRI: Poetry Series, Juba Dowdell, open mic, 7, $5; Psycho The Clown & Friends, 9, $7. SAT: Vanessa Morris-James Merenda Duo, 7, $6; Dialing Privileges, 9, $6. SUN: Performance Series feat. Denise LaGrassa & Judith Sloan; Full Metal Revolutionary Jazz Ensemble, 9 & 11, $8. MON: Bunker Annex Series feat. Gary Heidt, 7, $5; Straylight Dialogues with Dj Olive, 9, $7; Hanuman Trio, 11, $6. TUES: Anna Sim, 7; Pumpernickel, Emandi, 9:30.
LAKESIDE LOUNGE
162 Ave. B (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 529-8463. Shows at 9, free. WEDS: Chris Hardford. THURS: Comfy Chair. FRI: Star City. SAT: Angry Johnny & the Killbillies. SUN: Coal Palace Kings. MON: Anna. TUES: Rob Hudak.
LION'S DEN
214 Sullivan St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 477-2782. FRI: K-Rising, John Lardieri, Trails of Debris, Drift Problem, Friday's Child, 8, $8-$10.
THE LIVING ROOM
84 Stanton St. (Allen St.), 533-7235. WEDS: Martha Schulyer Thompson, Sloan Wainwright, The Count, Seanin, 7:30. THURS: Kyle Shiver, BMI Showcase pres. Best of Boston with Pamela Means, Nate Borofsky, Barbara Kessler, Chris Delmhurst, Flix McTigue, Tinkerbell Thompson. FRI: Gonzalo-Silva, Eric Schwartz, Mary Gautier, Lit Plastic, Libby, Dudley Saunders, 7. SAT: JO Davidson, Jabbering Trout, Paul Scott Goodman, Halle, Andrew Vladek, Faith, 7. SUN: Gospel Brunch!, 3; Lauren Agnelli, Ariana Daner, Natalie Farr. MON: Jeff Getty Chris Moore, Jack McKeever. TUES: The Mendoza Line, Lianne Smith, Andrew Wyatt, Andrew Bemkey & Kinship.
MANITOBA'S
99 Ave. B (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 982-2511. Most shows at 10, free. WEDS: Mike Mok. FRI: The Human Tornados. SAT: Adam Roth. SUN: Jessie Bates & his Flying Guitar. MON: Beat Rodeo. TUE: Rev. Vince Anderson.
MERCURY LOUNGE
217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 260-4700. WEDS: Jessica Craven, Paul Rudderman, Patti Rothberg, 7:30, $7. THURS: Dennison Witmer, Innocence Mission, 9, $15. SAT: The Pharmacists, Wheat, $7. MON: Parise, Saturnine, Darby Jones, Leonna Naess, 7, $7. TUES: Jennie Arnau, Patricia Vonne, The Red King, Interpol, 7, $7.
RAVEN CAFE
194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712. WEDS: Acoustic Open Mic, 7, free. THURS: Hear & Now Poetry Series pres. hosts Gabriel Levicky & Jacqueline Annette, poets are invited, 7:30, $3.
SHIP'S MAST
351 Kent Ave. (S. 5th St.), 718-599-1936. THURS: Wild Dr. Billy's Open Mic Night, 9, free.
SIDEWALK CAFE
94 Ave. A (6th St.), 473-7373. THURS: Deep Sound Diver, A Man Called Drew, Marilee, Tony Hightower, Paleface, The Jack Grace Band, 7:30. FRI: TraceSenders, Tryst, Drew Blood, Animal Head, Joe Bendik & the Heathens, Magges, 7. SAT: Pat Harper & Agro, Al Lee Wyer, Jim Knable, Jim Kemp, Kirk Kelly, 7:30. SUN: Scott Wakefield, The James Boggia Project, Logs in The Mainstream, Ernest Paiz, Counter Guy, The O, 7. MON: The Antihoot with Lach, 7:30. TUES: Anandi, Grey Revel, Fire Dean, Sean Lee, Belden Gaynor, Kevin Draine, Walker, 7:30.
SPIRAL LOUNGE
244 E. Houston St. (Ave. A), 353-1740. WEDS: Mad Things, bombs Away, Shatizar, Vangoh's radio, Universal Chrome. THURS: Chris Arlen, Little Jimmy Sparks, Mikey & The Famlee Circus, Mozart's Grave. FRI: Rasp, Elva Snow, Revelation, Full Tilt, Satanicide?, Crave, Camacho. SAT: Last Taboo, suburban Trash, Wash, The Deliriants, The Spunks, Outside Toy, Last Generation, Kiddy badass. MON: Rhyme Animals & Deemo Da Pro. TUES: Chemical Road, South Forty, High Five, Jake The Hunter, Money for the Tll Asia Bubblwed.
WETLANDS PRESERVE
161 Hudson St. (Laight St.), 966-4225. WEDS: Big Ass Truck, Spywagon, Smit Haus, 8, $8. THURS: Fat Mama, Lake Trout, 8, $8. FRI: Cousin Fungus, Conehead Buddha, 8, $10. SAT: Seekin Homer, Acoustic Junction, 8, $10. SUN: Motive Records & The Roots pres. The Black Lilly Jam Session, 9:30, free. MON: The Off Wall St. Jam, Maya's Attic, Full Metal Jacket, Rolling Bones, No Dice, Lily black, Cellophane Phorest of Never, 6, $10. TUES: Rainbow Family benefit with Tiberius, 8.