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Current Issue: Roadshow Revival, 4th of July, Doug Pettibone, SPRP, and more...
6/8 - 6/21: Surf Brewery, Cafe Fiore Reggae, Rachel Flowers & Rain Perry Films, Shaky Feelin'
5/25 - 6/7: Ones to Watch at Grapes & Hops, Libbey Bowl Season, Hi Hat shows, more...
5/11-5/24: Jacob Scesney, Shakey Feelin' CD, Noel Paul Stookey and more...
4/27-5/10: Cirith Ungol Reuniting, Copa Cubana open, VMF Rising Stars, more...

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Photos of Music in Ventura
June 2016

Hans Ottsen Trio, Red Cove Jams, The Brambles, Rachel Flowers
Ventura Rocks on CAPS Media
w/ Shaky Feelin'
Photos of Music in Ventura
April 2016

Tommy Marsh, Shawn Jones, The Rouse
The Lower Echelon, D.on Darox...
Interview with Rain Perry on her new
Documentary, The Shopkeeper
Photos of Music in Ventura
January 2016

Ozomatli, Spencer the Gardner
Shawn Jones...
Casey Abrams EP Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
December 2015

Albert Lee, Kinky Friedman, Gypsy Blues Band, Medicine Hat...
Medicine Hat CD Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
November 2015

Everclear, Doug Webb Group, Ashford
Gordon, Dive Bar Messiahs...
Crooked Eye Tommy CD Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
October 2015

The Highland Way, Agent Orange,
Bruce Forman w/ Tierney Sutton
The NaVaNaX CD Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
September 2015

Hy Brasil, decker., The Hills of Malibu,
Shaky Feelin', McEuens...
Honey Owl CD Review
Ventura Rocks You Tube Channel is Live
Danny Carey of TOOL w/ the Doug Web Group; Casey Abrams, Colbie Collait and full length episodes of
Ventura Rocks at CAPS Media: Shaky Feelin', Dan Grimm, 50 Sticks of Dynamite, Medicine Hat, Crooked Eye Tommy!
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Hi Hat Entertainment
The Hong Kong Inn
Bad Religion - 6/2
RJ Ommio - 6/11
Parachute - 7/11
Panteon Rococo - 7/22
Anderson Park & the Free Nationals - 8/1
Frost & Fire II featuring the return of Cirith Ungol - 10/8
Echo & the Bunnymen - 10/9
Dwight Yoakam - 11/3
Mitch Forman Trio - 6.4
Gerry Brown - 6/11
Rachel Flowers Trio - 6/18
Colin Bailey & Friends - 6/25
Sean Riddle Quartet - 6/30
Mitch Forman Quartet - 7/2
Caili O'Doherty - 7/7
Alex Snydman & Friends - 7/16
Colin Bailey Trio - 7/27
HO3 - 8/4
Deke Dickerson - 6/3
Bruce Katz Band - 6/10
Coco Montoya - 6/17
Alastair Greene with Franck Goldwasser - 6/24
Rick Estrin & the Night Cats - 7/1
Deb Ryder Band - 7/8
Billy Vera & the Beaters - 7/29
Hunter & the Dirty Jacks - 8/2
James Intveld - 8/19
Los Lonely Boys - 5/19
Spencer the Gardener - 5/20
Roddy Radiation - 5/27
Zoso - 6/3
Tomorrows Bad Seeds - 6/4
MarchFourth - 6/10
The Coat & Colors - 6/17
Lee Scratch Perry - 6/19
Iron Butterfly - 9/24


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June 24, 2016
( Week at a Glance)

Amigo's Surf Cantina
546 E. Main Street
(805) 874-2232

9 pm
Smokey & Friends
Blues Rock Reggae Soul

Boatyard Cafe
Ventura Harbor
1583 Spinnaker Dr #109
(805) 850-0202
6-8 pm
Karen Eden &
Bill Macpherson

Acoustic Favorites

Bombay Bar and Grill
143 S. California Street
(805) 643-4404

Front Stage
10 pm
DJ Darko

Back Stage
9 pm

The Cave
4435 McGrath Street
(805) 642-9449
 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Warren Takahashi
Beachy & Romantic
Acoustic Tunes

The Copa Cubana
Ventura Harbor
7-10 pm
Davey Miller

Discovery Ventura
1888 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 452-4967
  8 pm
Roadshow Revival
 Kick off party
Robert Gordon
Phantom Pomps
Rock Cats Rock

Tickets $10
10:30 pm
Flashback Friday
DJ Xist

El Rey Cantina
294 E Main Street
(805) 653-1111
 5-7 pm
Xoco Moraza
& Friends
9:30 pm
DJ Gold Dust

The Garage
1091 Scandia Avenue
(805) 647-9681
The Rotters
Death on the Radio

Gigi's Cocktail Lounge
2493 Grand Avenue
(805) 642-2411
 9 pm

Golden China Restaurant
760 S. Seaward
(805) 652-1188

Gone West Cellars
5963 Olivas Park Drive #A
(805) 206-7651
6 - 8 pm
Double Trouble
70s & 80s Rock

Grapes and Hops
454 E. Main Street
(805) 616-2375
Conner Cherland

The Greek at the Harbor
1583 Spinnaker Dr #101
(805) 650-5350
(Belly Dancing & more)
Live Bouzouki
Greek Music 

Then DJ Dancing

Hong Kong Inn
435 Thompson Blvd
(805) 648-3161
8 pm
Hi Hat Entertainment
Alastair Greene with
Franck Goldwasser
Rockin' Blues

Keynote Lounge
10245 E Telephone Road
(805) 647-9390
 9 pm
Tex Pistols
Country & Classic Rock

Margarita Villa
1567 Spinnaker Drive
(805) 654-7906
6-9 pm
Corsican Brothers

O'Leary's Side Bar
6555 Telephone Road
(805) 6
9 pm
Live Band Karaoke

2 W. Main Street
(805) 652-1072

Prime Steakhouse
& Winebar

2209 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 652-1055
7-10 pm
Top 40, R&B
& Motown

Rookees Sports Bar
419 E. Main Street
(805) 648-6862

Rotating DJs

Saloon BBQ Co.
456 E. Main Street
(805) 667-8550
10 pm
Indie Folk / Americana

The Sans Souci
21 S. Chestnut Street
(805) 643-4539
We Govern We
Indie Rock

Squashed Grapes
2351 E. Main Street

(805) 643-7300
 7-10 pm
Hans Ottsen & Friends
$10 cover

Star Lounge
343 E. Main Street
(805) 648-4709
Big Adventure
Pop Rock, 60s to Current

The Tavern
211 E Santa Clara
(805) 643-3264
 10 pm
The Caverns
Classic Rock

W20 at the Watermark
598 E. Main Street
(805) 643-6800
9 - Midnight
Big River
Country Rockabilly Blues

The Wine Rack
14 S. California Street
(805) 653-9463
 8-11 pm
Michael Bigg

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