9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. WEDS: Skacme with Standpipe Siamese, Crimson, Spider Nick & The Mad Dogs, Glasshouse. THURS: Just Rope, Smoking Cactus, North Amercia, Wounded. FRI: Wad, Caesar Pink, Superchink, Karen Rush, Mink Lungs, Mankind. SAT: Jimi Haza, Sarah Lentz CD release, Sweet & Meaty Party. SUN: Halloween with Allegra.
95 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 358-1633. Free. WEDS: Pentaine, Haywood, Dequincey's Dream, Woody Irving Jr. Bedevils. THURS: Mosaic, Falling Skyward, Lucy Bonilla, Kelebex, Silverboy, Uncle Izzy. FRI: Lincoln Conspiracy, The Junebugs, Helper, The Everyothers, Lava Baby, Ambulance, Perforated Head. SAT: Blue Muse, Shari Pine, Poolsville, The Cogs, Huge, Fontaine, Lesion. SUN: Jeff Saphin's Halloween Bash, 8. MON: Ex Makina, Even Tide, Punk Karaoke, 8. TUES: Next of Kin, Crown Jewels, Pup, Mark Geary, 8.
170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 982-BABY. Most shows $3-$5. WEDS: Danielia Cotton, Indi Film with Luger Balan, Frost Bite, 8, $5. THURS: Kitty Hawk, Inner Booty, Silver Brown, 9. FRI: Erin Kamler, Sweden, Sharkey Favorite, Congregation, Crimson (reggae). SAT: Rebecca Turner, Raving Noah, Love Camp 7, Uncle Fondle, Topaz, 8. SUN: Halloween Party.
147 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 673-7030. Most shows at 8, $5. WEDS: Michael Hewett, Megan Fogarty, Katherine Blodgett, Brian Seymour, Jenni Englund, Shade Paul Clements. THURS: The Voices, DeGesu, Jen Shankman, Utopia Parkway, Jonas Grumby. FRI: Gabriel Gordon, Edison with the Weather, Corky Freak, Alaskan, Evan Kremin, The Healers. SAT: 28 Orange Street, Antigone Rising, Edible Red, Af The King, Dan Cazio & The NY Bluebook. SUN: M Five, Mann Made Band, Billy Hector & The Fairlanes. MON: Ny Songwriters Cicle with Vanessa Carlton, George Wurtzbach, Kati Mac, Sylvia Tosun, Brett Perkins, Zoot, Gypsy Back Door, Days of Wild. TUES: Kiera Sheilds, Cristine Gatti, Spinoza, Jim Boggia, Paul Coleman, 7:30.
199 7th Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 229-1807. No cover. FRI: San Dixon, 7; Victoria, 9. SAT: Rick Johnson & open mic, 4-9; Jazz, 10. SUN: Robert, 7; Joe Romby, 8.
15 West 4th St., 228-7880. WEDS: The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Gate's Express, C.J. Chenier, The Red Hots, 8, $25. THURS: Lori Carson, Samite, 7:30 & 10:30, $15. FRI: Marty Jones & Don Dixon, Jim Brock & Jamie Hoover, Ruth Gerson, 7:30 & 10:30, $15.
6 Delancey St. (Bowery), 533-2111. WEDS: Don Caballero, The Champs, Blue Tip, 8, $10. THURS: Marine Research, Calvin Johnson, The Rondells, The Microphones, 8, $10. FRI: Zen Tricksters, 9, $12. MON: Robyn Hitchcock, Tim Keegan, 8, $15. TUES: Brendsan Perry, Kristin Hersh, 8, $22.
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 420-8392. 21+ unless noted, see also "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: In Between Blue, Flux, Sour, 8, $7. THURS: North Sea Story, Haywood, Special Goodness, 8, $7. FRI: Church of Betty record release party with The Negro Problem, Martha Wainwright, Sky Rocket, $8. SAT: The Dum Dum Project, Moisturizer, The Pleasure Unit, 9:30, $7. SUN: German Cars Vs. American Homes, Radio 4, Slaves, Dlek, Computer Cougar, 7. MON: The Shyness Clinic, Britt Daniel (of Spoon), The Faint, Drums & Tuba, 8, $6. TUES: The Movie Life, Error Type:11, Glass Jaw, Applied Science, 7, $7.
115 MacDougal St. (betw. W. 3rd & Bleecker Sts.), 254-3630. Weds-Sun feat. Band Wha?. WEDS: Conner Tribble. THURS: Elan. FRI: Jason Murden. SAT: Bryon Moore. SUN: Elan.
315 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 982-4052. WEDS: Gorgon, Paint Box, Dead Flowers, My Situation, Complaints, Hypnotic Kick, 8, $5. THURS: Sol Dog, Cat's Paw, Rocket Science, Crambone, Dead Spunk, Viva Fidel, 8, $5. FRI: Action Cat & N.Y. Waste pres. Blow Top, Oscar & the pidgin Sisters, Serpenteers, Cult of the Psychic Fetus, The Chickletts, Furious George, Skrap, Sexy Xrist, The Bullys, 8, $9. SAT: Mega Dosage, Voodoo Men, punk Human, Broken Low, Angel Rot, Lead Foot, Raging Slab, Franken Orange, 8, $9. SUN: The Mooney Suzuki, The Blacks, The Woggles, Guitar Wolf, Spalding Rockwell, 8, $10. MON: Audition Showcase. TUES: Free Masons, Gleason, Father Ape, Never on Sunday, Action Adventure Systems, 8, $5; Aton Cat Tues with Seculars, 12:30.
313 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 677-0455. WEDS: Chris Huff, Mc Atee, Paul Fairall, Jeff Nimeh, Ask The Dust, $5. THUR: Goats In Trees, Jessie Turner, Katie Elevich, Danielle Gasparro, Pono, $5. FRI: Blackout feat. Malik Yoba, Diorgen, Adrian & Terrell, Little Egypt, Angela, Kim Howard, Laura Ochoa, Nettrice Gaskin, Nyasha Laing, Rafiq & more. SAT: Mimi Cross, Amelia White, Keishera, $6. SUN: Special Halloween Show, Like Sonia, The Dan Emery Mystery Band, Wide Load, Lard Dog & The Band of Shy, 8, $5. MON: Kathie Fleishman, Patty Murray Band, Scott Edward, Dan Blakeslee, $5; Alchemy with DJ Jason spinnning goth, Piker Ryan, 10. TUES: Drew Blood, Amiel, Sonya Hunter, Wolf, Rick Donner, $5.
73 8th Ave. (betw. 13 7 14th Sts.), 924-9755. WEDS: Bobby Bell, $10. THURS: Jimmy Vivino, $10. FRI: Curtis Selgado, $15. SAT: Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, $20. SUN: No Name James, $5. MON: Open blues Jam, all musicians welcome, 9. TUES: Blues Showcase, NYC local bands.
157 Ave. C (10th St.), 677-8142. Shows at 7 unless noted, free. WEDS: Katie Elevitch, Queen Bassi, Nancy Atlas, Jessie Murphy, Jack O'Hara's Undertones, 7. THURS: LJ Murphy, Don Everett Pearce, Cynthia Godot, Melissa Cross, Vista Quartet. FRI: Guadalupe Raventos & Marcelo Cardozo (Argentina jazz), Quantum Quartet, The Nowtet, 7. SAT: Future Hitmaker's Showcase feat. Emily Curtis, John Dacks, Duncan, The Brilliant Mistakes, Mascara. SUN: Rick Johnson's Open Mike, Alec Berlin, 8.
25 3rd Ave. (St. Marks Pl.), 529-6924. WEDS: Pilot to Gunner, Tee n Beaters, Homes, Britt Daniels, Pro Solar, Mechanics, $5. THURS: Broken Low, Suicide King, Murderizer, Superthrive, The Stalkers, free. FRI: The Neckbones, Like It City, Da Vis Ellis Group, Blisster, Channel. SAT: Sacred Addiction, Velvet Mafia, Uranium 235, Eye Candy.
416 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 645-5189. FRI: Mutiny, Rekha, Siraiki, Navdeep, special guests. SAT: Cooler Halloween Party Big Lazy, special guests. SUN: Lo-Hi, Knoxville Girls, T Model Ford. MON: Hem, Melowmane, Morricone Youth (covering soundtrack music), Spottiswoode, free.
349 E. 13th St. (1st Ave.), 533-6212. WEDS: Mary LaRose & LedHead. THURS: Elvis Sinatra. FRI: Dave Lobenstein Quartet. SAT: Matt Wilson's Halloween Gore-Tet. SUN: The Sunday Jazz Spot with Mike Magilligan.
251 W. 30th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 695-2747. THURS: 5 Songwriters Gathering, open mic hosted by Melissa Croww, 5, $5; One Handed Molly, 9 Urban Nomads, Driven, 8. FRI: Askold Buk Trio, $10; Funhouse Fridazes, 10. SAT: Living Proof, 9, $10; Albion & The Batcave Hallowwen Party Mischief Night 1999 feat. Bitter Grace, Voltaire, Cruxshadows, DJ's spinning alternative, new wave, industrial, gothic dance & darkwave, $12-$16. SUN: Dance of the Dead feat. VNV Nation, NCC & Side 3, DJ's Bent!, The Borth & others, $300 & bottle of Moet prize for best custome, $15-$20.
144 Bleecker St. (betw. Thomson St. & La Guardia Place), 979-8434. WEDS: Isko Suno, Karaoke, 10, $5. THURS: Moon Bog, Blindman's Sun, Simon Ashbley, Zilo Groove, 10, $7. FRI: Johnny Rock Star, Jon Shane, Dulce, Pat McGuire, Nick Pablo Thngs, Smoking Buddha, $8. SAT: Young Socrates, Borther Simple, Dana Fuchs, Star People.
Time Cafe, 380 Lafayette St. (Great Jones St.), 533-2680. WEDS: Mondo Crescendo, Kris, The In/Out. THURS: Mingus Big Band. SAT: Todd Thibaud, George Usher Group, Health & Happiness Show. SUN: Kiki & Herb: Have Another. MON: Charlie Hunter, Adam Cruz Duo. TUES: Eleni Mandell, Metric, B. Blush.
100 Washington St (Rector St.), 344-3777. TUES: Vocalist Francine Whitney with duo Standards. THURS & FRI: Phoebe Legere (Swing-Hop), 6-10:30, free.
284 5th Ave. (3rd St.), Park Slope, Bklyn., 718-499-3710. WEDS: Grovin' Girls (Japanese Jazz); Ultravenus Trio. THURS: Indie, local alternative music.
Manhattan Center, 311 W. 34th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 564-4882. SAT: Scorpions, 8, $35. SUN: Moe, The Disco Biscuits, 8, $19.50.
1843 1st Ave. (betw. 95th & 96th Sts.), 722-8635. Shows at 10, free. WEDS: Dusty Wright & The Idle Rich. THURS: Sheriff Uncle Bob. FRI: Elena Skye & The Demolition String Band. SAT: Monster Mash Bash hosted by Dusty, feat. Wright, Elean Sky, Matthew Guadalupe, Orville Davis, Miss Babs, Rob Ryan, Sheriff Uncle Bob, others.
17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 777-6800. FRI: String Cheese Incident, Keller Williams, $16.50-$18. SUN: Galactic, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, $18.50-$20.
157 Bleecker St. (betw. Thompson & Sullivan Sts.), 473-9870. WEDS: Who's The Boss. THURS: Yowza. FRI: Rooster. SAT: Andy Aledort & The Groove Kings, Vic Della Pello, Dead Dog's Edge. SUN: Happy Halloween!, Tom Riccobono.
74 Leonard St. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 219-3055. All ages.

Main Space: WEDS: Momus, Koog, Mascott, 9, $10-$12. THURS: Momus, Koog, Stars, 9, $10-$12. FRI: Genesis P-Orridge pres. Thee Majesty, a new sonic project for tabla, sampler, prepared guitar & voice; Derek Jarman, Larry Thrasher. SAT: Olivia Tremor Control, 11. SUN: Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell Trio, 8 & 9:30. MON: James Blood Ulmer's Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde Meltdown, 8 & 10, $10-$12. TUES: Quasi, 8:30, $10; Mary Timony, Number 2.

Old Office: WEDS: Avram Fefer with Roy Campbell, Eric Revis, Igal Foni, 7, $6; Singer-Songwriter Series feat. Vespertine & Friends, 9:30 THUR: Teddy Charles Quartet feat. Nick Russo, 8 & 9:30. FRI: Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell Trio, 8 & 9:30. SAT: Cecilia Engelhart-Santi Debriano Duo, 7:7, Marcello Zarvos & Group, 9; Jef Lee Johnson, 11, $7. MON: The JCC of the Upper West Side pres. PISK, 8, $3 & 1 drink. TUES: Rockin The Casbah, 8, $10 & 1 drink; Sol Y Canto; Tarras, 10, $7 & 1 drink..

Alterknit Theatre: WEDS: Test, 7, $6; Nick Bissesi, 9, $7; John blum, Solo Piano, 11. THURS: Video Series, 7; Mad Cows Sing, 9 & 11, $7. FRI: Poetry Series, Linda St. John, open mic, 7, $5; Taylor, Madof Quartet, 9, $7; G.U.T., 11, $7. SAT: Vanessa Morris-James Merenda Duo, 7, $6; Dialing Privileges, 9, $6.
162 Ave. B (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 529-8463. Shows at 9, free. WEDS: Brought Low.
214 Sullivan St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 477-2782. WEDS: Jumpin Alex & Hilda, Electric Magic Sidesho, Nippy Thieves, Saccharine, 8, $7. THURS: Mozart's Grave, Blue Velvet, Bonehead, 10, $7. FRI: Love Seed Mama Jump, Mike Corrado Band, Baby's Gonna Be, Ten Miles Of Venus, 8, $10. SAT: Babaloo, What the Moon Saw, Euphoria Jones, Tree, Jamie Dunphy Big Band, 8, $8.
47 Murray St. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 566-3705. WEDS: Andy Fitzpatrick, 8. SAT: A Hallow's Eve Jam Party Live, MC Jessica Wood, Vista Grooves, The Van Ghouls, General Hospital, Strangeburger, Lateburger Jam, Jaque Milla, other guests, 8, $3-$6, ladies free.
84 Stanton St. (Allen St.), 533-7235. WEDS: Janet Robbins, Nancy Magaril, Tamara, Seanin. THURS: Andy Fitzpatrick, Fibre, Tinkerbell Thompson, 8:30.
171 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 260-2323. TUES: Sharky Song Quartet, Sacred Monkees of Bali, Nova Social, 9.
99 Ave. B (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 982-2511. Most shows at 10, free. WEDS: The Supertones. FRI: Tom Clark. SAT: Adam Roth. SUN: Eric Von Hartz. MON: Beat Rodeo. TUE: Roadsend.
1039 Washington St. (11th St.) Hoboken, 201-798-4064. WEDS: Kidney Thieves, The Garlands, Shanghai Love Motel, 9, $6. THURS: The Negro Problem, Hammel on Trial, 9, $6. SAT: Matthew Sweet, special guests, 10, $10. SUN: Quasi, Mary Timony, 8, $8.
217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 260-4700. WEDS: Local H, Peter Searcy, Made To Fade, 8, $12. THURS: Ightyhead, Brendan O'Shea & Guests, Angela of Wild Colonials, 9:15. FRI: Fuzzy, Team USA, Ladybug Transistor, Papas Fritas, $8. SAT: Elegant Too, Retsin, Archer Prewitt, $8. SUN: Elektrik Dik, $8. MON: Suzanne Wiley, Mr. North, Punch Havana, $7. TUES: Marcy Playground, 7 & 10, $12.50.
194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712. WEDS: Acoustic Open Mic, 7, free.
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. WEDS: Jazz All Night.THURS: The Brothers, Ari Hest, Matthew Puckett, Jason Pendergraft, Danielia Cotton, 7:30. FRI: Roxanne Beck, Mark Humble, Anna Tucker, Lach, Janet Vodka, 7. SAT: Super Halloween Party!, The Humans, David Dragov, Moldy Peaches 2000, Joeie & DBG, Hot Dog, 8. SUN: Halle, Lonesome Crew, Seth of Dufus.
244 E. Houston St. (Ave. A), 353-1740. WEDS: Esp, Chaos Twin, Down Home Souls, Gender 2000. THURS: Rock, Amanda's Waiting, Modus, Aeighth Day, The Lillingtons, Moral Crux. FRI: Bad Habit, T.T.D., Laughing Amigos, Kotten, Desvio, Voyage. SAT: Soulstream, Law Byting Citizens, Citizen Soup, One Green Mile, The Pants, The Strokes. SUN: Radio Tahiti, Simulcast, Ressurection, Bass & Drum.
161 Hudson St. (Laight St.), 966-4225. FRI: The Machine (Pink Flyd tribute), 9, $12. SAT: Inansense, 8. TUES: Merl Saunders & Melvin Seals, 9, $12.