what's playing

What's playing

    The Crocodile Cafe will hold CD release parties Jan. 25 featuring TAD and Jan. 26 with Gas Huffer and Steel Wool. Both shows begin at 9 p.m. Call 860-6205.

   The Eastside Comedy Club at the Kirkland Roaster & Ale House will present Vince Valenzuela Jan. 26 and 27 at 10 p.m. Andy Andrist will open. Tickets are $7.50. Call 827-4400.

   Woodinville's Las Margaritas will feature comedy by Rodney Sherwood of the PBS comedy series "Free Ride" Jan. 27 beginning at 9:30 pm. Call 483-5656.

   Earshot Jazz Eastside Showcase Series at Crossroads in Bellevue will host Daniel Barry & Red Fish Blue Fish, a seven-piece little Big Band, Jan. 26; and jazz legends, the Cecil Young Quintet Jan. 27 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The concerts are free, for all ages, and are non-smoking. Call 641-1111.

   Forecaster's Public House at the Redhook Ale Brewery presents Itchy Brother playing blues Jan. 27 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Hear acoustic string by Point-No-Point Jan. 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. No cover: 483-3232.

   The Earshot Living Spirit of Jazz Series at Dimitrious' Jazz Alley will present Chuck Bergeron with Jay Thomas, Rick Mandyck, John Hansen and John Bishop Jan. 29. Show times are 8 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 general admission and $5 for students seniors and members. Call 441-9729.

   Grazie presents Toby Schneider and her Trio (Toby Schneider, John Hansen, and Reade Whitwell) Jan. 26 beginning at 8 p.m. For dinner reservations or information, Call 402-9600.