Here are some standout options for Thursday night partiers.
*Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway, has an open mike beginning at 7 p.m. No cover. 706-494-6659.
*Musician Greg Barrett performs at Belloo's, 900 Front Ave. Show starts at 10 p.m. No cover. 706-494-1584.
*SoHo Bar & Grill, 5751 Milgen Road, hosts the Montgomery-based rockers from Bulletproof Marshmallows. Music starts at 10 p.m. Cover is $5, free for military. 706-568-3316.
*There's karaoke with DJ Mike V at The Roadhouse, 1047 Broadway. It starts at 8 p.m. No cover.
*The local rockers from Pipers Down take the stage at Scruffy Murphy's, 1037 Broadway. Music starts at 10 p.m. No cover. 706-322-3460.
*The Birmingham-based Naked Eskimos perform at the Shanty Shack, 4475 Warm Springs Road. Show starts at 9 p.m. No cover. 706-507-3418.
*Local musician Neal Lucas serves up a blend of rock and blues at Houlihan's, 800 Front Ave. It's 6-9 p.m. No cover. 706-653-1898.
*There's an open mike at After 5, 3709 Gentian Blvd. Music starts at 9 p.m. No cover. 706-507-0024.
Shows at Houlihan's and Fountain City Coffee are for all ages. Remaining shows are 21 and older.
Learn more about the local nightlife scene on the Walk of Shame blog at www.ledger-enquirer.com.