Thursday night party spots

Partiers looking to start the weekend early have some standout options tonight.

After 5, the new club at 3709 Gentian Blvd., continues its grand opening celebration with comedy night and a "Thirsty Thursday" party. Well drinks are $3. There's a $5 cover. Call 706-507-0024.

Or, hit Soho Bar & Grill (5751 Milgen Road) for a performance by The Movement, a South Carolina-based trio that combines alternative rock, reggae and hip-hop. Cover is $5. Call 706-568-3316.

As usual, Broad Street Blues (913 Broad St., Phenix City) hosts house band Peggy Jenkins and the Rhythm Roosters. The $5 show starts at 9 p.m. Call 334-297-3200.

Also, Fountain City Coffee (1007 Broadway) offers open mic night beginning at 8 p.m. It's free. Call 706-494-6659.