Ventura Gigs & Events

Week at a Glance:
August 18 - August 24, 2014
Venue Alphabetical Listing of Events
(Call venue to confirm schedule)
Let's keep Ventura Rockin'
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546 E. Main Street
(805) 874-2232
Monday 25-Aug 6:00 pm
Karen & Bill
8:30 pm
Joey's Blues Jam
Tuesday 26-Aug 6:00 pm
Nathan McEuen
8:30 pm
Blues Swing Jam
Wednesday 27-Aug 6 pm
Jazz on Main
9 pm
Mark Masson
Thursday 28-Aug 7:00 pm
Gypsy Blues Room
Friday 29-Aug 9 pm
Fish Fry
Saturday 30-Aug 6 pm
Camp Franco
9 pm
The Shieks of the
Oxnard Plain
Sunday 31-Aug 6 pm
Alastair Greene


Beach House Tacos
Ventura Pier
(805) 648-3177


Billy O's
2819 E. Main Street
(805) 652-0327
Monday 25-Aug Motown Mondays
Tuesday 26-Aug Cursed Bastards
Wednesday 27-Aug  
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug Hewhocannotbenamed
(guitarist of The Dwarves)
Front Street Knuckles
Saturday 30-Aug The Big Top:
Cirque Noir
Sunday 31-Aug  


Bombay Bar and Grill
143 S. California Street
(805) 643-4404
Monday 25-Aug closed
Tuesday 26-Aug closed
Wednesday 27-Aug Tommy Marsh
and Bad Dog
w/ Dave Widow
Thursday 28-Aug Musician's Brew
Friday 29-Aug Front Stage:
7 pm
Jade Hendrix
Anchor & Bear
10 pm
Back Stage:
11 pm
Dark Side of the Hand
Outside Stage:
9 pm
Big Dictator
Groove Session
Rey Fresco
Saturday 30-Aug Front Stage:
6 pm
Raging Arb & the Redheads
The Vonnets
Medicine Hat
Bullet Made Statues
Back Stage:
8 pm
Honey Owl
Brother Future
Electric Liberace
New Jacked City
Outside Stage:
7:30 pm
Beach Buzz
Rubberneck Lions
Bloody Mary Morning
Army of Freshmen
New Liberty
Sunday 31-Aug Front Stage:
5 pm
D.on Darox & the MJB
805 Beat Battle
Back Stage:
3 pm
Save the Ta Tas
Donna Greene
Jodi Farrell
Deb Ryder
Karen Eden


Cafe Fiore &
Tree House Lounge

66 S. California Street
Monday 25-Aug  
Tuesday 26-Aug Brandon Ragan
Wednesday 27-Aug Sonido Moreno
Thursday 28-Aug Sound Effect
Friday 29-Aug Boogie Wonderland
Saturday 30-Aug tba
Sunday 31-Aug Soul Shakers


The Cave
4435 McGrath Street


Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant
593 Main Street


Discovery Ventura
1888 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 452-4967
Wednesday 27-Aug The City
Thursday 28-Aug Jonathan McEuen
Friday 29-Aug Dave Grizzle
Saturday 30-Aug  
Sunday 31-Aug Ventura Nationals
After Party
The Chop Tops


Downtown Ventura
Various locations
Special Events


El Rey Cantina
294 E Main Street
(805) 653-1111
Friday 29-Aug 4 pm
Xoco Moraza
& Friends  
Saturday 30-Aug 9:30 pm
Jan Michael &
The Vincents
Sunday 31-Aug  


Four Brix
2290 Eastman Avenue
(805) 256-6006


281 W. Main Street
(805) 585-8410  
Friday 29-Aug DJs
Saturday 30-Aug DJs
Sunday 31-Aug  


The Garage
1091 Scandia Avenue
(805) 647-9681
Monday 25-Aug  
Tuesday 26-Aug  
Wednesday 27-Aug  
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug  
Saturday 30-Aug Kings of Carnage
Sunday 31-Aug  


Gigi's Cocktail Lounge
2493 Grand Avenue
(805) 642-2411
Monday 25-Aug Jam Night with
Maggie's Drawer
Tuesday 26-Aug  
Wednesday 27-Aug  
Thursday 28-Aug Karaoke
Friday 29-Aug Karaoke
Saturday 30-Aug Rocket 68
Black Dragon
Breathing Deep
Sunday 31-Aug Maggie's Drawer


Golden China Restaurant
760 S. Seaward
(805) 652-1188
Monday 25-Aug Karaoke
Tuesday 26-Aug 8 pm
Acoustic open mic
10 pm
Wednesday 27-Aug Karaoke
Thursday 28-Aug 7 pm
Swing Night
10 pm
Friday 29-Aug Karaoke
Saturday 30-Aug Karaoke
Sunday 31-Aug Karaoke


Gone West Cellars
5963 Olivas Park Drive #A
(805) 206-7651
Friday 29-Aug 6 - 8 pm
Dave & Dave


Grapes and Hops
454 E. Main Street
(805) 616-2375
Friday 29-Aug Jade Hendrix
Saturday 30-Aug Davey Miller
Jazz Connection
Sunday 31-Aug  


The Greek at the Harbor
1583 Spinnaker Dr #101
(805) 650-5350
Friday 29-Aug Live Bouzouki
Greek Music  
Saturday 30-Aug Live Bouzouki
Greek Music 
Sunday 31-Aug  


Green Art People
(Boho Alley)
140B Ventura Avenue
(805) 729-2361
Wednesday 27-Aug 6:30 pm
Kyle Swan


Hong Kong Inn
435 Thompson Blvd
(805) 648-3161
Monday 25-Aug Industry Night
Tuesday 26-Aug 8 pm
open mic
Wednesday 27-Aug LA Connection
jazz w/ Davey Miller
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug 7:30 pm
Tina's Ports of Paradise
Saturday 30-Aug 7:30 pm
Tina's Ports of Paradise
10 pm
The Seaside Band
Sunday 31-Aug Karaoke


The House of Magic
5353 Walker Street
(805) 229-1435
Saturday 30-Aug noon
Rocket 68


Island Packer's Dinner Cruise
1691 Spinnaker Drive #105B
(805) 642-1393


Keynote Lounge
10245 E Telephone Road
(805) 647-9390
Monday 25-Aug  
Tuesday 26-Aug Karaoke
Wednesday 27-Aug Karaoke
Thursday 28-Aug Open mic night
Friday 29-Aug Unusual Suspects
Saturday 30-Aug What the Funk
Sunday 31-Aug  


Majestic Ventura Theater
26 S. Chestnut Street
(805) 653-0721


Margarita Villa
1567 Spinnaker Drive
(805) 654-7906


Milano's Italian Restaurant
Ventura Harbor Village
Tuesday 26-Aug 6 - 10 pm
Bluegrass jam


Montalvo Square
Shopping Center
@ Fountain
1746. S. Victoria Avenue


Museum of Ventura County
100 E. Main Street
(805) 6


O'Leary's Side Bar
6555 Telephone Road
(805) 6
Monday 25-Aug  
Tuesday 26-Aug  
Wednesday 27-Aug Karaoke
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug  
Saturday 30-Aug  
Sunday 31-Aug Karaoke


Olivas Adobe
"Music Under the Stars"
4200 Olivas Park Drive
(805) 658-4726
Saturday 30-Aug Skinny Little Twits


Pacific View Mall
1644 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 641-1500
Sunday 31-Aug 2-5 pm
Mariachi Orgullo de
Mexico de Pacific View


2 W. Main Street
(805) 652-1072

Tuesday 26-Aug Country Night 
Wednesday 27-Aug Karaoke 
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug DJ  
Saturday 30-Aug DJ  
Sunday 31-Aug  


Pancho's Mexican Restaurant
185 Santa Clara
(805) 667-9062


The Paradise Pantry
222 E. Main Street
(805)  641-9440  


The Patio
Players Casino
6580 Auto Center Drive
(805)  643-1392
Friday 29-Aug Jonathan Kent
Saturday 30-Aug The Bomb
Sunday 31-Aug Sound Effect


Peirano's Restaurant
204 E Main Street
(805) 648-4853  -
Tuesday 26-Aug Estrada Brothers
Wednesday 27-Aug  
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug Sunnarborg-Jackson duo
Saturday 30-Aug  
Sunday 31-Aug  


Pete's Breakfast House
2055 E. Main Street
(805) 648-1130
Sunday 31-Aug 10-noon
Karen & Joe


Plan B Wine Cellars
3520 Arundell Circle Unit 107
(805) 233-1453


Poinsettia Pavillion
3451 Foothill Road
(805) 648-1143
Saturday 30-Aug 8 pm
Big Band Dance
Ventura Jazz Orchestra
w/ Donna Greene


Prime Steakhouse
& Winebar

2209 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 652-1055
Tuesday 26-Aug 6 pm
Danny D.
Sinatra Music  
Wednesday 27-Aug 6 pm  Encore  
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug Encore
Saturday 30-Aug Beach City
Sound Club  
Sunday 31-Aug  

Red Cove  

Red Cove
1809 E. Main Street
(805) 643-1101


The Rhumb Line
1510 Anchor's Way Drive
(805) 642-1200
Tuesday 26-Aug 6-9 pm
Warren Takahashi
Wednesday 27-Aug  
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug 6:30 pm
Live Music
Saturday 30-Aug 6:30 pm
Live Music
Sunday 31-Aug 5 pm
Live Music


Rookees Sports Bar
419 E. Main Street
(805) 648-6862
Friday 29-Aug Rotating DJs
Saturday 30-Aug Rotating DJs
Sunday 31-Aug  


Saloon BBQ Co.
456 E. Main Street
(805) 667-8550
Thursday 28-Aug  
Friday 29-Aug Downtown All Stars
Saturday 30-Aug About Time
Sunday 31-Aug Ted Waterhouse


Salzer's Records
5777 Valentine Road
(805) 639-2160


Sandbox Coffeehouse
204 E. Thompson Blvd.
(805) 641-1025
Thursday 28-Aug 6 pm
Open Mic Night
Friday 29-Aug  
Saturday 30-Aug noon
Jordan McClure
Sunday 31-Aug noon
Peter O'Keefe


The Sans Souci
21 S. Chestnut Street
(805) 643-4539
Monday 25-Aug Karaoke
Tuesday 26-Aug Twisted Tuesday
Wednesday 27-Aug Open mic
Thursday 28-Aug Alligator Dave
Friday 29-Aug Walk Upright
Saturday 30-Aug Radio Threat
Sunday 31-Aug DJ Darko


Shanghai Beer Garden
34 N. Palm
(805) 667-8118


Social Tap
1105 S. Seaward Avenue
(805) 667-8485


Squashed Grapes
2351 E. Main Street

(805) 643-7300
Monday 25-Aug  
Tuesday 26-Aug  
Wednesday 27-Aug Comfort Zone
Thursday 28-Aug Lett, Mancini & Dutz
Friday 29-Aug L.J. & the Boyz
Saturday 30-Aug Paul McCallum &
Sunday 31-Aug  


Star Lounge
343 E. Main Street
(805) 648-4709


Surf Brewery
4561 Market Street
(805) 644-2739
Saturday 30-Aug Wyk & Winkle
organ rock


The Tavern
211 E Santa Clara
(805) 643-3264
Monday 25-Aug  
Tuesday 26-Aug Karaoke
Wednesday 27-Aug 10 pm
Metal Wednesdays
Thursday 28-Aug 10 pm
Guest DJs
Friday 29-Aug 10 pm
Rubberneck Lions
Saturday 30-Aug 10 pm
The Caverns
Sunday 31-Aug  


Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 Harbor Blvd.
(805) 648-3376


Ventura Harbor
& Carousel Stage

Ventura Harbor
(805) 642-8538
Sunday 31-Aug 1 pm
Smokey & Friends


598 E. Main Street
(805) 643-6800
Thursday 28-Aug Ventura Social Club
Friday 29-Aug Alastair Greene
Saturday 30-Aug Drunken Monkeys
Sunday 31-Aug Shawn Jones


175 S. Ventura Avenue


The W Gallery
Corner of California & Main



Winchester Grill & Saloon
632 E. Main Street
(805) 653-7446


The Wine Rack
14 S. California Street
(805) 653-9463
Friday 29-Aug 8 pm
Keihan & Talia
Saturday 30-Aug 8 pm
The Warren
Takahashi Band


Corner of Garden
and Main Streets
(805) 652-0338 
Friday 29-Aug The Unslingers:
Johnny Main
Mickey Mo
Guy Martin



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