What's playing at local venues
Nieuw Amsterdam in Bothell will present the Roadhouse Jukes Dec. 2 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover charge is $3. 487-0541.
The Eastside Comedy Club at the Kirkland Roaster & Ale House will present John Kennar Dec. 1 & 2 at 10 p.m. Tickets are $7.50. 827-4400.
Woodinville's Las Margaritas will feature comedy by Ron Reid Dec. 2 beginning at 9:30 p.m. Cliff Barnes will open. 483-5656.
Late Night in the Market will present Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band playing Dixie with a holiday twist Dec. 1. Steve Bailey & the Blue Flames will perform Dec. 2. Both shows are free, for all ages and are non-smoking. Performance times are 7:30 to 10 p.m. 644-1111.
Forecaster's Public House at the Redhook Ale Brewery presents blues by Lonesome Jerome Dec. 2 from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. The Brian Kent Quartet will play jazz Dec. 4 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. 483-3232.
Grazie Restaurant in Canyon Park presents the D.S.3 Trio playing jazz every Friday from 8 p.m. to midnight.