As zillions of frustrated musicians can attest, a lot of people don’t want to hear original music until enough people have heard it, and given it the seal of approval. Until you gain that approval rating, you may find your public throwing crap at you or staying away in droves. So unless you’ve got the Grateful Dead with Frank Sinatra booked for your holiday bash, the best way to fill up your warehouse is to get somebody or a bunch of somebodies who can do a little bit of everything.
Jillians’ 11-piece Party On the Moon band has enough impersonators to recreate everybody from Bob Marley to MC Hammer to Frank Sinatra. Nothing is sacred–from the all hat and no cattle new country boys to the old warhorse David Allen Coe, who still wonders why you don’t call him by his name. If that ain’t your bag, hold on a minute–Smash Mouth, ZZ Top, Wild Cherry, Santana and Aretha Franklin follow one another in the most unlikely lineup this side of sanity. Lynyrd Skynyrd rubs elbows with Joan Jett, Eric Clapton and the Eurythmics and unlike the reality version of that lineup, nobody gets hurt. Outside your record collection, it’s the only way you’ll ever get all these people under one roof–and you won’t have to mortgage your soul to see ’em. Second Hand Flapjacks open. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. $15-$55. 821-7887.