What's going on at the bars tonight?

Here are a few standout options for Thursday night partiers.

*There's an open mike night at Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway. Music starts at 8 p.m. No cover. 706-494-6659.

*Hit SoHo Bar & Grill, 5751 Milgen Road, and catch rock performances from Orlando, Fla.-based Afterglow Radio and Atlanta-based Uncrowned. Show starts at 10 p.m. Cover is $5, free for military. 706-568-3316.

*The local rockers from Pipers Down perform at H20, 6499 Veterans Parkway. Show starts at 9 p.m. No cover. 706-327-9700.

*Connor Christian, an Atlanta-based artist who specializes in everything from rock to country to reggae, takes the stage at the Shanty Shack, 4475 Warm Springs Road. Show starts at 8 p.m. No cover. 706-507-3418.

*There's an open mike night at After 5, 3709 Gentian Blvd. Music starts at 9:15 p.m. No cover. 706-507-0024.

*Atlanta-based party band Java Monkey performs at Belloo's, 900 Front Ave. Show starts at 10 p.m. No cover. 706-494-1584.

Fountain City's open mike is open to all ages, all other events are 21 and older.

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