What's playing at local venues
Tammy and The Attack, a Woodinville band, will appear at Foxy's in Renton Nov. 24 and 25.
Humor writers Shary Flenniken, Elliot Maxx, and Michelle Beaudry will discuss "Why Is This Place So Funny, Anyway?" Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Crossroads Barnes & Noble. 283-9049.
Scott's Grill in Redmond will host Mighty Blue Rocks, playing classic rhythm and blues Nov. 25 at 9 p.m. Cover is $3. 861-9373.
The finals of the Seattle International Standup Comedy Competition will be held Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. at the Seattle Center Opera House. Host will be Peggy Platt. Tickets at 688-0888.
The Eastside Comedy Club at the Kirkland Roaster & Ale House will present Matt Riedy Nov. 24 and 25 at 10 p.m. Tickets are $7.50. 827-4400.
MOJO plays Jazz Alley, premiering Nov. 27 with shows at 8 and 9:30 p.m. Reservations recommended. Cover is $7 and $5 for seniors and Earshot Jazz members. 441-9729.
Forecaster's Public House at the Redhook Ale Brewery presents blues by the Lonnie Williams Band Nov. 25 from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Soft Taco will play jazz Nov. 27 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. No cover: 483-3232.
Earshot Jazz Eastside Showcase Series at Crossroads in Bellevue will host Woody Woodhouse & the Woodworks playing jazz and blues in the key of swing Nov. 24, and Nancy King and Steve Christofferson, Portland vocalist and pianist, Nov. 25. Free, for all ages, non-smoking. Performance times are 7:30 to 10 p.m. 644-1111.