Open Stages & Writers Nights

Mr. C, 1265 College St., Bowling Green, Ky. 42101: Open stage for writers and entertainers every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight. Phone (502) 781-8888.

The Rudyard Kipling, 422 West Oak St., Louisville: Monday-night acoustic open stage, starting at 9:00 p.m. and ending at about 1:00 a.m. In-person sign-ups start at 7:30 p.m. at TRK. Sponsored by Louisville Area Songwriters' Cooperative, hosted by Paul Moffett. L.A.S.C. members get first chance at the 15-minute slots on first and third Mondays (meeting nights). Performances are not limited to original material.

Cafe Dog, a gallery/cafe at 713 S. First Street in Louisville, has a regular open stage program on Fridays at 8:00 p.m. Performances can be scheduled in advance. No equipment available.

Butchertown Pub, 1335 Story Avenue, Louisville: "SongMarket," an open stage for songwriters, Tuesdays from 9:00 p.m. until midnight. Sign up with host Layton Howerton on the spot at 8:30 p.m. or call (502) 896-8665 on Tuesdays between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m.

Uncle Pleasant's, 2126 S. Preston, Louisville: Wednesday evenings, starting at 9:30 p.m. and continuing until the wee hours. For more info call Dallas Embry, host, at (502) 776-6136.

Yogi's Bar & Grill, 2817 Del Rio Place, Monday nights. For more information, call (502) 459-4049