AUSSIE COMEDIES IN SOHO Hair of the Dog, presents two comedies running in rep. “Secret Bridesmaids’ Business” is about last-minute revelations that threaten an approaching marriage. “The John Wayne Principle” is a satire about Australian big business. Opening Sept. 7 & 8 at 8 pm. Shows are Mon. – Sat. at 8 pm and Sun. at 5 pm. The Ohio Theater. 66 Wooster St. 212-352-3101.

Abc no rio, 156 Rivington St., 212-254-3697: Call about current music shows at ABC, $10 cover.

BAGGOT INN, 82 W. Third St., 473-6658: Live Music Nightly, call for schedule, free-$5; Wed.–Bluegrass Session, 8 p.m., no cover.

THE CAJUN, 129 Eighth Ave., 691-6174: Sun.-Live Jazz Brunch, noon-4 p.m.; Mon.-John Gill’s Jazz Kings, 8-11 p.m.; Tue.-Stanley’s Washboard Kings, 8-11 p.m.; Wed.-Eddie Davs & his New Orleans Jazz Band, 8-11 p.m.; Thu.-Stan Rubin’s Swing Era Band, 8-11 p.m.; Fri.-Canal Street Dixieland Jazz & Blues Band, 8-11:30 p.m.; Sat.-The Red Onion Jazz Band, 8:30 p.m.-Midnight; no cover for all shows.

Castle clinton national monument, Battery Park City, 212-835-2789: Annual series of free music at this local monument, tickets distributed starting at 5 p.m. on the day of the show, series runs through August.

Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 486 Hudson St., 212-414-9419: Call about weekly concerts at the church.

City hall park, Battery Park City, 212-238-9000: Aug. 26-29-J & R Jazzfest, four day festival of jazz music, 5 p.m. nightly, free.

The flea theater, 41 White St., 212-219-8242: Call about Roulette concerts for August, most shows are at 8 p.m., $15.

The 14th Street y, 344 E. 14th St., 212-924-3916: FONT – The Festival of New Trumpet Music, through Aug. 31: call for schedule, shows are generally at 8p.m., $10; festival is also being held at Tonic at 107 Norfolk St. & at The Baha’i Center located at 53 E. 11th St. call for details of all dates, $10-$15.

Housing works used book cafe, 126 Crosby St., 212-334-3324: Aug. 27-“Jazz & the Spoken Word,” music & poetry, 7 p.m., donation of books encouraged; call for details about the next monthly benefit concert, 7:30 p.m., $20.

National arts club, 15 Gramercy Park South, 212-222-3569: Call about current Live Music.

National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, 212-514-3700: Sep. 1-Native Sounds Downtown, La Casita plays a free poetic concert, 5:30 p.m.

Pen and brush, 16 E. 10th St., 212-475-3669: Call for information about upcoming concerts; Concerts begin at 7 p.m., $5-$12.

River to river 2004, various locations: Go to rivertoriver NYC.com for information on numerous free shows throughout the Summer season.

Rockefeller park, Battery Park City, 212-528-2733: Call about free shows for the River to River 2004 festival.

The schneider concerts, 66 W. 12th St., 212-243-9937: Call about upcoming concert schedule.

South street seaport museum, Melville Gallery, 213 Water St., 212-748-8735: Aug. 25-Seaport Music Festival concert, TBA, 6-9 p.m., free; The Seaport: Sep. 19-Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, featuring the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, 1-6 p.m., free.

Sweet rhythm, 88 Seventh Ave. South, 212-255-3626: Call about upcoming Summer 2004 concerts.

Take me to the river 2004, various locations, 212-533-PARK: Pier 25, at N. Moore St.: Aug. 29-George Gee’s Jump Jive & Wailers, 6:30 p.m., free; Pier 45, at Christopher St.: Aug. 28-David Ippolito, guitar, 7-9 p.m., free.

THIRD STREET MUSIC SCHOOL SETTLEMENT, 235 E. 11th St., 212-777-3240: Call about upcoming 2004 concerts.

TRINITY CHURCH, Broadway at Wall St., 212-279-4200: Mon. & Thur.–Classical music, 1 p.m., call for schedule, $2 suggested donation; Aug. 26-Schumann Music Festival, 1-2 p.m., free.

24 State Street, 1 Battery Park Plaza, between Pearl & Bridge Sts., 212-407-2429: Aug. 25-The Dixie Peppers, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free.

VILLAGE VANGUARD, 178 Seventh Ave., 255-4037: Live music nightly, call for information; Mon.–The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, 9 & 11 p.m., $20, $10 min.

Wagner park, 212-267-9700: Aug. 27-Sunset Jam on the Hudson, drumming circle, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free.

Washington irving auditorium, 40 Irving Place, 212-580-4177: The Greenwich Village Orchestra performing through Summer 2004; Call for upcoming performance information.

Washington square music festival, southeast quadrant of Washington Square, 212-252-3621: 46th Season of free Summer concerts, seating is on a first come, first served basis, all shows begin at 8 p.m., for more information go to washingtonsquaremusicfestival.org.

Washington square united methodist church, 135 W. 4th St., 212-998-3950: Call about upcoming Blarney Star Irish Traditional Music Concert Series.

Winter garden, World Financial Center, 212-945-0505: In the Plaza: Call for details about the many free concerts and events coming up through the Summer season.