Seattle band The Building Press plays Uncle Joe's in Jersey City at 9 p.m. Tom Vincent and the Romance Commandos play The Goldhawk at 9 p.m. The Whiskey Bar has Schiavo at 9 p.m., The Low Life at 10 p.m., and Motel Creeps at 11 p.m. The Athens, Georgia-based band Elf Power plays Maxwell's with Zumm Zumm and Joss starting at 8:30 p.m., $8.Friday, April 23:
Ants Marching, a Dave Matthews Band tribute group, plays Willie McBride's in Hoboken at 11 p.m. The Mike Dalton Band plays the Whiskey Bar. O'Donoghue's on First has New Vintage. Delicious and The Yesterdays play Uncle Joe's. Maxwell's has 90 Day Men, The Ankles, and Houston McCoy starting at 10 p.m., $8.
Saturday, April 24:
Hoboken's own Karyn Kuhl and Deb DeSalvo play The Shannon. Maxwell's has The Muffs, The Kowalskis, and The Downbeat 5 starting at 9:30 p.m., $12. The Benjamins play O'Donoghue's on First. Uncle Joe's features Jim Daves, Mason Dixon, and Gun Street Radio. Cover band Screaming Broccolli plays Willie McBride's at 11 p.m.
Sunday, April 25:
It's Open-Mic Night at O'Donoghues on First in Hoboken, hosted by New Vintage. Scotland Yard in Hoboken has the Rockats at 8 p.m. P.J. Ryan's in Jersey City has karaoke starting at 8:30 p.m.
Monday, April 26:
It's happy hour all night at Oddfellows Rest in Hoboken. Welcomed Words poetry open-mic night at Rodeo-Ristra in Hoboken, featuring music by Charlie Irwin, 8 p.m. Blues Jam with Big Ed at 9:30 p.m. at Scotland Yard in Hoboken.
Tuesday, April 27:
ArtKore open-mic night with music by Downshallow at Rodeo-Ristra in Hoboken. Sign-up begins at 8 p.m. Bill Turner & Blue Smoke plays R&Bz in Bayonne - no cover, 9 p.m. And it's Ski Club Night at Willie McBride's, starting at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 28:
Battle of the Bands featuring On Three at 9 p.m., Savant at 10 p.m., and Diesel Theory at 11 p.m. at the Whiskey Bar in Hoboken. Rodeo-Ristra presents The Other Half and T.B.A. in this week's installment of its Metamorphic Original Music Series, 9 p.m. McMahon's Brownstone Ale House in Hoboken has the Willie Lynch Trio - no cover, 9 p.m. The Hoboken Cigar Club's monthly smoker takes place at Helmer's in Hoboken at 7 p.m. And it's Swing Night at Willie McBride's, starting at 7 p.m.