The Anchor: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-252-2288; www.anchorpubeverett.com. Live music. Stafford and the Bentz Bros. with Graceland 5, 9 p.m. Dec. 21, $5. Staxx Brothers, 9 p.m. Dec. 26, $5.
Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com. Live music Fridays and Saturdays. Michael Thomas, 9 to midnight, Dec. 21.
Buzz Inn: 1801 Main St., Lake Stevens; 425-377-9599; www.buzzinnsteakhouse.com. Live music 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-303-0474; www.zippysjava.com. Live acoustic music Thursdays.
Collector's Choice Restaurant and Lounge: 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish (behind Rite Aid, off Pine Street); 360-568-1277; www.snohomish-restaurants.com.
The Conway Muse: 18444 Spruce and Main, Conway; 360-445-3000; www.theconwaymuse.com. The Blackberry Bushes Stringband, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21; $7 cover. Emily Asher's Garden Party Band for Funy Santa Party, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22. The Jezebel Rebels, 10 p.m. Dec. 22.
The Crepe Escape & Coffee House: 110 Cedar Ave., Snohomish; 360-722-0116; www.crepeescapesnohomish.com. Live music Fridays.
Cyndy's Broiler: 27021 102nd Ave NW, Stanwood, 360-629-4800. www.CyndysBroiler.com. Live music 9 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays. No cover. Shay Milloux, 9 p.m. to midnight Dec. 21. Train Wreck, 9 p.m. to midnight Dec. 28 and 29.
Emory's on Silver Lake: 11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett; 425-337-7772; www.emorys.com. Everett Comedy Night, 8:30 p.m. second Sunday of the month, $10. Live music 8:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, $4 cover waived with purchase of dinner. Second Hand Newz, Dec. 14. Wings n' Things, Dec. 21. Michael Powers, Dec. 28 and 29.
Engel's Pub: 13 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds; 425-778-2900. Live music 8 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Flight's Pub: 7601 Evergreen, Everett; 425-347-6659. Live music at 8 p.m. Fridays and 9 p.m. Saturdays.
Gorditos Cantina: 1909 Hewitt Ave; 425-252-4641.
Grazie Ristorante Italiano: 23207 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-402-9600; www.grazierestaurant.com, jazz.
Inn Sports Bar & Grill: 16716 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-743-0700. Live music, 21-and-older only; no cover.
The Irishman: 2923 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-374-5783; firstname.lastname@example.org. J.P. Hennessey, 9 p.m. Dec. 22.
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; www.jrssteakhouseandbar.com. Live music and DJs; no cover.
Kroaker's: 3021 Rucker Ave., Everett.
La Hacienda: 620 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; 425-355-0858; www.lahaciendafmr.com. 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; www. lucasitalian.com. 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.mirkwoodshirecafe.com. Live music. Skamageddon, the Skablins, Dec. 21, $5. Graceland Five, the Skablins, Stafford and the Bentz Brothers, $5.
New California Tavern: 8421 State Ave., Marysville.
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.
Papa's Tavern: 120 E. Main St., Monroe. 425-232-0771. Live music.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-339-0293; www. portgardnerbaywinery.com. Live music Saturday nights; no cover.
The Repp: 924 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-3928; www.therepp.com. Live music 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Patrick Thayer, Dec. 21. Rod Cook, Dec. 22. Nick Vigarino, Dec. 28.
Rocking M-BBQ: 1215 80th St., Everett; 425-438-2843; www.rockingmbbq.com. Blues jam 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Old Strokers country jam, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays.
Sidekicks: 1709 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-252-8358.
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.
Sol Food Bar and Grill: 1405 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-241-7111; www.solfoodbarandgrill.com. 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 on weekends.
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. Big River Band, Dec. 28.
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; www.villagepie.net. 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. Live music. Ben James, 8 to 11 p.m. Dec. 21. Mia Vermillion and Kevin Sutton, 8 to 11 p.m. Dec. 22. Brad Russell, 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 27. Guy John and Mike Eytcheson, 8 to 11 p.m. Dec. 28.
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