Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com. Red the Dead, May 25. Ryan LaPlante, May 26. Michael Thomas, June 1. Stickshift Annie, June 8. Ravinwolf, June 15. Bendickson Brothers, June 22. Michael Thomas, June 23. Red the Dead, June 29.
Big Daddy's Place: 13420 Little Bear Creek Parkway, Woodinville; 425-402-9887; www.bigdaddysplace.com. Michelle Taylor, May 25, $5. Hit Men, May 26, $5.
Buzz Inn: 9910 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-353-9620. Live music 8 p.m. Thursdays.
Buzz Inn: 1801 Main St., Lake Stevens; 425-377-9599. Live music 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett: 425-303-0474; zippysjava.com. Live acoustic music Thursdays.
Chopstix Dueling Piano Bar: 2820 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-259-9013; www.chopstixpianobar.com. Live piano shows Wednesday through Sunday. Everett Comedy Night hosted by Cory Micahelis, second Sunday of the month.
The Club Casino, Marson's Comedy Suite: 620 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 777, Everett; 425-212-2266. 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. shows Fridays; 7 p.m. doors, 8 and 10 p.m. shows Saturdays; $10 at door or www.brownpapertickets.com.
Collector's Choice Restaurant and Lounge: 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish (behind Rite Aid, off Pine Street); 360-568-1277. Live music. Sea of Green, May 26.
The Conway Muse: 18444 Spruce and Main, Conway; 360-445-3000; www.theconwaymuse.com. Professor Gall, May 25. The Stilly River Band, May 26.
Creekside Alehouse and Grill: 12401 20th St., Lake Stevens, 425-397-0860. Live music.
Cyndy's Broiler: 27021 102nd Ave NW, Stanwood, 360-629-4800. www.CyndysBroiler.com. Trainwreck, May 25. The Ride, May 26. Wild Turkeys, June 1. Grover's Tab, June 2.
Eddie's Trackside Bar & Grill: 214 N. Lewis St., Monroe; 360-805-5305; www.eddiestrackside.com. Brainstorm, May 25. Cusinit, May 26.
Engel's Pub: 13 5th Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-778-2900. Live music Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
Flight's Pub: 7601 Evergreen, Everett; 425-347-6659. The Flying Tortugas, May 25. Pure Hatred, May 26. All Gussied Up, June 1. Catatone, June 2.
Gorditos Cantina: 1909 Hewitt Ave. DJ C-Note, Saturdays, 9 p.m. No cover.
Grazie Ristorante Italiano: 23207 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-402-9600; jazz; www.grazierestaurant.com.
Inn Sports Bar & Grill: 16716 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-743-0700. Live music 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays, 21-and-older only; no cover.
The Jet Bar & Grill: 800 164th St, Mill Creek; 425-743-4593; www.jetbarandgrill.com. Live Music. The Flanagan Precept, May 25.
JR's Steakhouse and Nightclub: 1352 Stave Ave, Marysville; 360-658-7747. Live music Fridays; no cover.
La Hacienda: 620 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; 425-355-0858; Live jazz Thursdays.
Leatherheads Pub & Eatery: 10209 270th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-5555; www.leatherheadspub.com. Live music.
Luca's Pizzeria & Ristorante: 430 91st Ave. NE, Lake Stevens; 425-334-2066; Live music Fridays featuring Nikki Schilling.
Mel's Old Village Pub: 7500 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-1230; Live music, Fridays at 8:30 p.m. Shivering Denizens, May 25.
Mirkwood and Shire Cafe: 117 E. Division St., Arlington; 360-403-9020; www.shirecafe.com. Gypsters Bloody Ruckus, Chivalry Timbers and guests, May 25. Sugar Pill, Beth Whitney Duo and guests, May 26.
Monroe Steaks & Spirits: 114 N. Lewis St., Monroe; 360-863-3295; www.msteak.com. No cover unless noted. Live music at 9 p.m. Guy Johnson Band with Lynn Sorensen, May 26. Latigo Lace, June 2. Petty Thief, June 16. Slacker, June 23.
New California Tavern: 8421 State Ave., Marysville; 360-653-2101. Live music 9 p.m. Fridays.
Old Stroker's Cafe: 2816 Hewitt Ave., Everett; Saturday Night Showcase, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Local bands for all ages.
One Eyed Jacks: 14019 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-743-5570. Live comedy, 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays; free.
Oxford Saloon: 913 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-3845; www.theoxfordsaloon.com. Junction 61-49, May 25. Hotrod's Blues Review, May 26. Dirty Rice, June 1. Wired, June 2.
Papa's Tavern: 120 E. Main St., Monroe. 425-232-0771. Live music.
Prohibition Grille: 1414 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-6100; www.prohibitiongrille.com. Live music. Randy Norris & Jeff Nicely, May 25. Star Drums & Lady Keys, May 26. Nikki Schilling, May 27.
Rockhopper Coffee House: 8898 Highway 525, Clinton; 360-341-4420. Live music 8 p.m. Saturdays.
Rocking M-BBQ: 1215 80th St., Everett; 425-438-2843; www.rockingmbbq.com. Blues jam 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Old Strokers, Thursdays.
SoJen Cellars: 2818 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-263-9651; www.sojencellars.com. Live music Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m.
Sol Food Bar and Grill: 1405 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-241-7111. Live music various nights; no cover.
Stanwood Hotel: 26926 102nd St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-2888; www.stanwoodhotel.net. Live music.
Stewart's Place: 709 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-4684. Live music 9 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Tony V's Garage: 1712 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-3567. Live music.
Tracey's Place: 1707 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-259-0811. Live music Fridays and Saturdays.
Under the Red Umbrella: 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett; 425-252-9193; www.undertheredumbrella.com. Woodrush, May 25.
Viking Bar & Grill: 8820 Viking Way, Stanwood; 360-629-9285. Wednesdays; live music 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays; no cover.
Village Restaurant & Lounge: 220 Ash St., Marysville; 360-659-2305. Live music 7 to 11 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Wild Vine Bistro: 18001 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-877-1334; www.wildvinebistro.com. The Side Project, May 30. Jerry Battista and Lyle Ronglien, May 31. Guy Johnson & Mike Eytcheson, June 1.
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