Bars host free shows tonight

Three Columbus bars offer free entertainment for Tuesday night partiers:

*The Shanty Shack, 4475 Warm Springs Road, hosts a performance from party band Big Woody and the Splinters. The music starts at 8 p.m. Call 706-507-3418.

*The Mississippi-based rockers from Absence of Concern take the stage at SoHo Bar & Grill, 5751 Milgen Road. Show starts after the bar's open mike night, probably around 10:30 p.m. Call 706-568-3316.

*The local Southern rockers from Whisky Bent perform at H2O, 6499 Veterans Parkway. Music starts at 7 p.m. Call 706-327-9700.

All shows are open to partiers 21 and older.

Learn more about the local nightlife scene at the Walk of Shame blog at www.ledger-enquirer.com.