Weekend party spots

If you missed downtown's recent luau, Friday offers another opportunity to show off your coconut bra and grass skirt. Broad Street Blues (913 Broad St., Phenix City) will host an island party featuring a performance by house band Peggy Jenkins and the Rhythm Roosters. The $5 show starts at 9:30 p.m. Call 334-297-3200.

Saturday, the band takes the stage again at the blues club. Same time, same place, same cover.

Other weekend highlights include a Friday performance by the local rockers from The Cove, who are joined at Soho Bar & Grill (5751 Milgen Road) by Sacred Hollow. The show starts at 10 p.m. Call 706-568-3316.

Saturday, get slimy when the guys from rock band The Fiddleworms take the stage at The Loft (1032 Broadway). The show starts at 9:30 p.m. and will also feature Four Way Free. It's $5. Call 706-596-8141.

Need to spice up your nightlife routine? Check out one of Columbus' recently opened venues. Standouts include R&B clubs After 5 (3709 Gentian Blvd.) and Plush (2955 Warm Springs Road). You can also visit EndZone Sports Bar & Grill. It's at 3201 First Ave., near the Johnston Mill Lofts in Bibb City.