The Week Ahead

Wondering what to do with yourself? Try some of these activities located in Hudson County this week.

Thursday, Dec. 4:

The fabulous Eamonn Ryan Band will perform upbeat traditional Irish tunes and more at P.J. Ryan’s. Also, it’s "ladies night" at the Liberty Bar & Grill, and performers will play acoustic music.Hennessy’s hosts DJ Night, featuring dance, hip-hop, and club music. White Star presents Thirsty Thursdays. Live bands will play at Willie McBride’s. There’s live acoustic music at Duffy’s at 8 p.m. Naked Underneath and Rai Nation perform at Maxwell’s at 9 p.m. Tickets are $6.

Friday, Dec. 5:

Loud Mouth Soup plays the Whiskey Bar at 9 p.m. Anthony’s Cafe & Restaurant is hosting Friday Dance Nights. Beginning at 11 p.m., DJ Emilio from Studio 54 will mix music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Liberty Bar & Grill will host live music. The Sushi Lounge features the best in underground house music all night. What the Buck Fridays at Rogo’s from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. All domestic drinks are $1. There’s DJ music at 9 p.m. at Scotland Yard. DJ Tait spins freestyle and "hip-hip" at Ristra after 10 p.m. Admission is $5. It’s karaoke night at the Lamp Post at 8 p.m. It’s late-night Hurricane Happy Hour starting at 10 p.m. at Oddfellows in Jersey City. Hurricanes are $4. Mexican Elvis, Kabukee Killers and Spitting Cobras play at Maxwell’s at 10 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Saturday, Dec. 6:

Robyn Hitchcock and Half Cleveland featuring Harvey Gold and Chris Butler perform at Maxwell’s at 7: 30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Kung Fu USA performs at Uncle Joe’s at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. Scotland Yard presents blues jam with Joe Taino from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. DJ Tait spins freestyle and hip-hop at Ristra after 10 p.m. Admission is $5. It’s late-night Hurricane Happy Hour starting at 10 p.m. at Oddfellows in Jersey City. Hurricanes are $4. Daville performs at the Whiskey Bar at 9 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 7:

Blues Jam with "Open Mic Night" hosted by Michael and Michelle takes place at Oddfellows in Hoboken at 8 p.m., and all service industry employees receive $1 off their booze. The All-Star Project will take place at Scotland Yard at 8 p.m. Enjoy brunch at the Gaslight from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 8:

It’s "Employee Appreciation Night" at Hennessy’s from 8 p.m. to closing, featuring drink specials. Blues Jam with Big Ed Sullivan performs at Scotland Yard at 9:30 p.m. Country music night at Sullivan’s starting at 7 p.m. Monday Night Football drink specials at Willie McBride’s at 9 p.m. It’s Margarita Mondays at Baja. It’s happy hour all night at Oddfellows in Hoboken and Jersey City.

Tuesday, Dec. 9:

J3 and Buzz Universe will perform at the Whiskey Bar at 9 p.m. The event is free. There’s live acoustic music by Double Down at Onieal’s at 8:30 p.m. ArtKore, the open-mic night at Ristra, will roll from 8 p.m. to midnight. Sign-up begins at 7 p.m. The evening features live acoustic music, spoken word, comedy, poetry and improv. Visual art is displayed. There is no cover. It’s trivia night at Liberty Bar & Grill at 8 p.m. with DJ Lui, and a special beer tasting. The Hoboken Ski Club will meet at Willie McBride’s at 8 p.m. – don’t be late. It’s "Sabroso" night at Maxwell’s. It’s martini night at Three As. It’s Ladies Night with an ’80s theme at the Gaslight, with drink specials and Team Trivia.

Wednesday, Dec. 10:

Metric and Chancer will perform at Maxwell’s at 9 p.m. Tickets are $6. It’s Hump Day Hurricanes at Oddfellows Rest in Hoboken featuring $4 Hurricanes all night, and half-price martinis at Oddfellows Rest in Jersey City. It’s Open Jam with Chaz DePaolo at the Arena at George’s in Bayonne at 7 p.m. Green Rock Tap & Grill is hosting its weekly live music set at 9 p.m. Liberty Bar & Grill hosts their weekly Acoustic Music Showcase at 10 p.m., where there’s no cover, and a wine tasting at 7 p.m. Also, it’s Swing Night at Willie McBride’s beginning at 7:30 p.m. Team Trivia will take place at the Bar at 10th and Willow at 8 p.m. It’s "Martini Madness" at the Gaslight. All Martinis are half off. Will O’Connor will be at Dipper’s from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Planeside, Liquid Carousel and Stretcher will play at the Whiskey Bar at 9 p.m.


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