Thursday, October 16, 2003

Music doesn't end when festival closes

If you don't want to go home or back to the hotel when the Tall Stacks music ends, here's our guide to clubs in the area that offer live blues, jazz, bluegrass and other Tall Stacks-style music tonight.


• Tickled Pink, a band featuring three of the area's best musicians - guitarist Scott Covrett, bassist Bob Nyswonger and drummer Bam Powell - plays BarrelHouse Brewing Co., 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine; 421-2337. Admission is free. Dress is casual. The BarrelHouse makes some of the best beer in town and offers an above-average menu. Music starts about 9 p.m.


• The Kenton County Regulators put an alt-country spin on bluegrass at Kaldi's, 1204 Main St., Over-the-Rhine; 241-3070. The music runs 9 p.m.-1 a.m. and there's no cover. Kaldi's is one of the coolest spots in town, an old-school, non-corporate coffeehouse with a laid-back clientele heavy on young artists. Best of all, Kaldi's offers a full menu of sandwiches and other light fare.


• Them Bones plays the bluesiest club on the Main Street strip, the very laid-back Mr. Pitiful's, 1323 Main St., Over-the-Rhine; 369-0202. Music at 9 p.m.; no cover.

•  Or, get active, strap on a guitar and head for Jazz Mania, 837 Willard St., Covington; (859) 491-2403, for the club's weekly blues jam, 9 p.m.; no cover.


• Thursday is the weekly New Talent Night at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club, 318 E. Eighth St., downtown; 241-9477. Tonight is the Mike Darrah Trio. 9 p.m.; $2.

Larry Nager

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