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Cover band Road Trip hits Mill Creek in Appleton this Saturday. Just one band performing in the Fox Valley this weekend.
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THURSDAY, October 31
Jam Funk All-Stars, 10 p.m., Cranky Pat’s, 905 S. Commercial St., Neenah. crankypats.com.
Pat McCurdy, 9 p.m., Mill Creek, 417 W. College Ave., Appleton. millcreekbar.com.
Sonic Circus, 8 p.m., Willie Beamons, 2590 County II, Neenah. 920-967-0391.
The Hott Saxxx Ensemble, 9:30 p.m., The Cold Shot, 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton.
The Relics, 9 p.m., Jim’s Place, 223 E. College Ave., Appleton. 920-730-8091.
FRIDAY, November 1
Diamond & Steel, 9 p.m., Jackson Point Sports Grill, N8055 French Road, Seymour. 920-833-6348.
Erin Krebs and Jeff Johnston, 6 p.m., Cannova’s Restaurant, 113 W. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah. 920-886-0325.
Happy Hour Heroes, 8:30 p.m., River Rail Banquet Hall, State 76, Shiocton.
Adams Way, 9 p.m., Cash & Swillies, 701 Hyland Ave., Kaukauna. 920-766-5452.
Bad Habitz, 9:30 p.m., Parkers Playhouse, 121 W. Third St., Kaukauna. 920-766-7777.
Road Trip, 10 p.m., Mill Creek, 417 W. College Ave., Appleton. millcreekbar.com.
Rooftop Jumpers, 9:30 p.m., Kountry Bar, N3095 County A, Appleton.
Russ Reiser, 5 p.m., Emmett’s, 139 N. Richmond St., Appleton. 920-733-7649.
Bill Steinert, 7:30 p.m., George’s Steak House, 2208 S. Memorial Drive, Appleton.
The Cougars, 9 p.m., Mister G’s, 340 W. Northland Ave., Appleton. 920-733-9990.
Blue Sky Revival, 10 p.m., The Cold Shot, 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton.
Dave Steffen, 9 p.m., Cimarron, W7170 U.S. 10, Menasha.
Useful Jenkins, 10 p.m., Cranky Pat’s, 905 S. Commercial St., Neenah. crankypats.com.
Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra: “Far and Away Places” with Patti LuPone, 7:30 p.m., Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, 400 W. College Ave., Appleton. Concert featuring Broadway star Patti LuPone as guest artist. Tickets start at $45 plus fees, and are available by calling 920-730-3760 or online at foxcitiespac.com.
Jon’s 2-Day Birthday Bash & Benefit, 8 p.m., Maritime Tavern, 336 W. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton. $10 daily. If stamp on hand from Friday is visible, admission is $5 Saturday. Benefit for Maritime owner Jon Weiss, who is battling liver cancer. 920-733-1099. Friday Lineup: 8:15 p.m.: TBA , 9:10 p.m.: The Whiskey Trio , 10:05 p.m.: TBA , 11 p.m.: Razor Fist , 11:55 p.m.: Misleader , 12:50 a.m.: Onus
SATURDAY, November 2
Bobby Evans, 9 p.m., Prime Time Club, 1150 Valley Road, Menasha. 920-734-4413.
Harmony Live: Max Dvorak, Autumn Alleyway and Antone Crowe, 6:30 p.m., Harmony Cafe, 233 E. College Ave., Appleton. 920-734-2233.
Bobby Evans Band, 9 p.m., Prime Time Club, 1150 Valley Road, Menasha. 920-734-4413.
Punk Night, 10 p.m., The Cold Shot, 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton. Featuring Ground Zero Warhead, New Society of Anarchists, Aperaper and Zippnutts.
RINGS, 7 p.m., Nakashima of Japan, 4100 W. Pine St., Appleton. 920-739-6057.
Bruce Koestner, 7:30 p.m., George’s Steak House, 2208 S. Memorial Drive, Appleton. 920-733-4939.
Crankin Yankees, 9:30 p.m., Leap Inn, N4114 County E, Freedom. 920-788-4491.
Rooftop Jumpers, 9 p.m., StoneYard Food & Spirits, W3010 Edgewood Trail, Appleton. 920-968-0222.
Auburn Lights, 9:30 p.m., Headliners, 2788 Towne Court, Neenah. 920-886-0474.
Dewey Rockem and Howe, 9 p.m., Cimarron, W7170 U.S. 10, Menasha.
Spitfire Rodeo, 9 p.m., Capitol Centre, 725 W. Capitol Drive, Appleton.
Star Six Nine, 9:30 p.m., Stone Toad Bar and Grill, 1109 S. Oneida St., Menasha.
Adams Way, 9 p.m., Chillerz, 309 S. Pearl St., New London.
Elvis, 9 p.m., Short Branch Saloon, 1102 Harrison St., Neenah. 920-722-1880.
The Howlin’ Brothers, 10 p.m., Cranky Pat’s, 905 S. Commercial St., Neenah. crankypats.com.
Blues Talk, 7 p.m., The Chandelier Club, N162 Eisenhower Drive, Appleton.
Thunderstruck, 9:30 p.m., JJ Maloney’s, N1994 Maloney Road, Kaukauna. AC/DC tribute band. 920-759-9520.
Erin Krebs and Jeff Johnston, 8 p.m., Cena, 125 E. College Ave., Appleton.
Wildside, 9:30 p.m., Wiseguys, N1866 Municipal Drive, Greenville.
The SwingTime Big Band, 7 p.m., Outer Edge Stage, 303 N. Oneida St., Appleton. Opening act: Mike Kubicki Trio. Tickets: $10, available from band members or at the door.
Jon’s 2-Day Birthday Bash & Benefit, 4:30 p.m., Maritime Tavern, 336 W. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton. $10 daily. If stamp on hand from Friday is visible, admission is $5 Saturday. Benefit for Maritime owner Jon Weiss, who is battling liver cancer. 920-733-1099. Saturday Lineup: 4:30 p.m.: Bad Haji , 5:20 p.m.: A-Town Unplugged, 6:15 p.m.: Apple Creek Band, 7:25 p.m.: Leading the Blind, 8:20 p.m.: Haunted Heads, 9:15 p.m.: Sunday Flood, 10:10 p.m.: Orange Iguanas, 11:05 p.m.: The Redleg Rebellion, 12 a.m.: Ratsak, 12:35 a.m.: The Dark Inside, 1:20 a.m.: Stream of Consciousness .
SUNDAY, November 3
Lawrence Baroque Ensemble faculty recital, 4 p.m., Lawrence University Harper Hall, Music-Drama Center, 420 E. College Ave., Appleton. Featuring Carl Rath, bassoon, and Matthew Michelic, viola. Following the performance, the audience can play and listen to other baroque instruments. Free and open to the public.