Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com. Jim Castaneda, 9 p.m. Aug. 10. Ryan La Plante, 9 p.m. Aug. 11.
Big Daddy's Place: 13420 Little Bear Creek Parkway, Woodinville; 425-402-9887; www.bigdaddysplace.com. Explosive Dynamics, Aug. 10, $5. Shelly and the Curves, Aug. 11, $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; www.zippysjava.com. Live acoustic music Thursdays. Mary Lambert, 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 24.
Chopstix Dueling Piano Bar: 2820 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-259-9013; www.chopstixpianobar.com. Live piano shows Wednesday through Sunday.
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; www.snohomish-restaurants.com. Live music.
The Conway Muse: 18444 Spruce and Main, Conway; 360-445-3000; www.theconwaymuse.com.
Creekside Alehouse and Grill: 12401 20th St., Lake Stevens, 425-397-0860. Live music.
The Crepe Escape & Coffee House: 110 Cedar Ave., Snohomish; 360-722-0116; www.crepeescapesnohomish.com. Live music 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays.
Cyndy's Broiler: 27021 102nd Ave NW, Stanwood, 360-629-4800. www.CyndysBroiler.com. Live music 9 to midnight. Boom Town, Aug. 10. Tony Bridges, Aug. 11.
Emory's on Silver Lake: 11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett; 425-337-7772; www.emorys.com; Everett Comedy Night hosted by Cory Micaheli, 8:30 p.m. second Sunday of the month, $10. Bubbles & Fog, Aug. 10. Cool Water, Aug. 11.
Engel's Pub: 13 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds; 425-778-2900. Live music Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
Flight's Pub: 7601 Evergreen, Everett; 425-347-6659.
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.jetbarand grill.com. Live music.
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, 8:30 p.m. Fridays.
Mirkwood and Shire Cafe: 117 E. Division St., Arlington; 360-403-9020; www.shirecafe.com. Right Your Wrongs, The Sound Puppets, Ninja Turtle Ninja Tiger, Final Last Words, Count to 4, 7 p.m. Aug. 10, $8. Chunk a Dirt, Just Like Vinyl, A Stagnant Motion, Black Mesa, 7 p.m. Aug. 11, $5.
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. Whatever Works, Aug. 10. Stacey Jones Band, Aug. 11.
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. Danny Welsh, 8 to 11 p.m. Aug. 10. Richard Allen & The Louisiana Experience, 8 to 11 p.m. Aug. 11. Bob Strickland and guests jazz jam, 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12.
Rocking M-BBQ: 1215 80th St., Everett; 425-438-2843; www.rockingmbbq.com. Blues jam 7 p.m. Tuesdays.
Skagit River Brewery: 404 S. Third St., Mount Vernon; 360-336-2884; www.skagitbrew.com.
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. Live music 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, $10 cover waived with food purchase. North End Jazz Quartet, Aug. 10.
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. Ivy Lane, Aug. 10. Guy Johnson and Mike Eytcheson, Aug. 11.
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