Partiers looking to start the weekend early have a variety of options tonight. Here are some of the standouts:
*Beginning tonight, downtown hot spot The Roadhouse, 1047 Broadway, opens its doors to Thursday night partiers for dance night with DJ Kenny Wayne. You can also look forward to 50 cent draft beer and no cover charge. The action begins at 9 p.m.
*The Broadway Event Series hosts The Locomotive Jazz Quintet 7-9 p.m. on the 1000 block of Broadway. It's free.
*The rockers from Bulletproof Marshmallows take the stage at Soho Bar & Grill, 5751 Milgen Road. It's $5, free for military. Show starts at 10 p.m. Call 706-568-3316.
*Scruffy Murphy's, 1037 Broadway, hosts Connor Christian and the MorningStar Revival beginning at 10 p.m. It's free. Call 706-322-3460.
*Smoke-free Phenix City nightclub Broad Street Blues has happy hour beginning at 5 p.m. You'll get buckets of beer (five for $10), a performance by Mojo:Saint and no cover charge. Call 334-297-3200.