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Hernando nightlife, Feb. 10-16

Bayport Inn: 4835 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee. James Michel Woodyard (Woody), 6-10 p.m. today and Saturday. No cover. (352) 596-1088.

Boat House Cafe/Pub: 3305 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Live entertainment, 8-11 p.m. today and Saturday. Talent Quest karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesday. No cover. Nonsmoking. Outdoor stage. (352) 835-7977.

C's Pub and Package: 12570 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. DJ Laser Ray, 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. today and Saturday. No cover. (352) 688-4249.

Flamingo's Lounge: 3447 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. today and Saturday. No cover. 21 and older. (352) 683-7272.

Horse & Crown Pub: 5230 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Bike night, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. No cover. (352) 596-4778.

Jake's Wherehouse: 7318 S Broad St., Brooksville. DJ Gooch, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday. Pool tournament at 8 p.m. Wednesday ($10 entry for double-elimination 8-ball tourney). Karaoke, 9 p.m. Thursday. No cover. (352) 593-4107.

Mermaid Lounge And Eatery: 4658 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. DJ Gregg, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. No cover. (352) 597-5884.

Miss Kitty's Hilltop Lounge: 504 N Broad St., Brooksville. Dave Logan, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today and Saturday. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Male Revue, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday ($10 cover). Boo's DJ Jam, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday. $3 cover today and Saturday. (352) 796-3475.

Pickled Parrot: 5526 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Lost and Found and DJ Mat, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today and Saturday. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Miss Dynamite, 8 p.m.-midnight Monday. Hip-hop, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday. $5 cover today and Saturday; $10 Sunday. (352) 597-0707.

The Pits Lounge at Louie's Bowling Center: 1691 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. Live music, 8 p.m.-midnight today. Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. No cover. (352) 799-1987.

R Beach: 4054 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Category 5ive (classic rock band), 8 p.m. today. Dance party with DJ F. Master J., 9 p.m. Saturday. Southern Exposure featuring Norm Bernard and Kim (jazz), 6-9 p.m. Wednesday. Karaoke with Clay and Sheila, 6-11 p.m. Thursday. (352) 592-5556.

Rebar: 10123 Broad St., Brooksville. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday and Thursday. No cover. (352) 799-6031.

Sand Trap Bar and Grill: 10508 Nicasio Road, north of Weeki Wachee. Lee "Music Man" Meyer, 6 p.m.-midnight today (outdoors at the campfire). Lawless Intent, 1 p.m. Sunday. Pool league, 8 p.m. Monday. Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesday. Open pool, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesday and Thursday. No cover. (352) 597-4379.

Spare Time Sports Bar & Eatery: 3544 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Latin dance, 9 p.m. today. Hip-hop/Top 40, 9 p.m. Saturday. Karaoke, 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. No cover. (352) 684-7998.

Tijuana Cowboys: 1365 Kass Circle, Spring Hill. DJ Burlander, 9 p.m. today. Live entertainment and tiki bar open, 9 p.m. Saturday. Party with the Staff (free beer pong and flip cup), 9 p.m. Tuesday. Ladies Night with amateur male revue, 9 p.m. Thursday. No cover. (352) 610-4385.

If your Hernando County bar or restaurant has live entertainment, get it included in Night Life. Fax the information to (352) 754-6133, email to [email protected], or mail or bring it to our office at 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Be sure to include the name of the act, dates, times and cover charge.

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