Ventura Gigs & Events

Week at a Glance:
May 2, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Venue Alphabetical Listing of Events
(Call venue to confirm schedule)
Let's keep Ventura Rockin'
Support your local venues!!!

Schedules change, always call to confirm.
Some venues have a Cover Charge
 


 

Amigo's Surf Cantina
546 E. Main Street
(805) 874-2232
www.facebook.com/Amigos
www.amigosventura.com
Monday 2-May 8:30 pm
Open mic
Tuesday 3-May Blues Bullet
Rockin' Blues
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May Caliente 805
Old Skool, Funk, R&B
Friday 6-May 9 pm
Radio 95.9 Dj
Saturday 7-May 9 pm
Mid Life Crisis
Classic Rock Dance Tunes
Sunday 8-May 5 pm
Medicine Hat
Alternative, American
Country, Folk Rock

9 pm
Karaoke


 

Bank of Books
748 E. Main Street
(805) 643-3154
www.BankofBooks.com


  Boatyard Cafe
Ventura Harbor
1583 Spinnaker Dr #109
(805) 850-0202
www.TheBoatyardCafe.com
https://www.facebook.com
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May 6-8 pm
Karen Eden &
Bill Macpherson
Sunday 8-May  

 

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

www.bombaybarandgrill.com
www.facebook.com
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May The Deal
Jam band featuring
Dead, The Band, Allman Brothers...
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May The Velveteen Band
Steampunk
Hard Six
Rockabilly / Punkabilly
$5 cover
Saturday 7-May DJ Darko
Sunday 8-May  


 

Cafe Fiore &
Tree House Lounge

66 S. California Street
(805)
653-1266
www.fiorerestaurant.net/
www.facebook.com/cafe-fiore
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May live music
Wednesday 4-May live music
Thursday 5-May live music
Friday 6-May live music
Saturday 7-May live music
Sunday 8-May  


 

The Cave
4435 McGrath Street
(805)
642-9449
https://www.facebook.com/TheCaveVentura
Thursday 5-May 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Warren Takahashi
Solo Acoustic Dinner Tunes
Friday 6-May 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Warren Takahashi
Solo Acoustic Dinner Tunes


 

The Copa Cubana
Ventura Harbor
 
Monday 2-May 6-9 pm
The Estrada Band
Latin Jazz
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May 7 pm
Feliciano Arango Amistead Cuba
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May  
Sunday 8-May  


 

Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant
593 Main Street
(805)
648-3001
www.dargans.com
www.facebook.com/dargans


 

Discovery Ventura
1888 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 452-4967
www.DiscoveryVentura.com
www.Facebook.com/Disco.Ventura
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May Soul Majestic
Friday 6-May Wishbone
Saturday 7-May Damage Inc.
Tribute to Metallica
Sunday 8-May  


 

Downtown Ventura
Various locations
Special Events


 

Duke's Griddle N Grill
1124 S Seaward Avenue
(805) 667-8411


 

El Rey Cantina
294 E Main Street
(805) 653-1111

www.elreycantina.com
www.facebook.com/elreycantinaventura
Thursday 5-May DJ Ayer
Friday 6-May 5-7 pm
Xoco Moraza
& Friends 
9:30 pm
DJ/Karaoke
DJ Gold Dust
Saturday 7-May 9:30 pm
Rotating DJs


 

 

First United Methodist Church
1338 E. Santa Clara Street
Friday 6-May 8 pm
Ventura Music Festival
Rising Stars Concert
Free


 

The Garage
1091 Scandia Avenue
(805) 647-9681
https://www.facebook.com/thegarage
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May City Hall and the Co Founder
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May  
Sunday 8-May  


 

Gigi's Cocktail Lounge
2493 Grand Avenue
(805) 642-2411
www.facebook.com/gigis
www.GigisCocktails.com
Thursday 5-May Karaoke
Friday 6-May Karaoke
Saturday 7-May  
Sunday 8-May  


 

Golden China Restaurant
760 S. Seaward
(805) 652-1188
 
Monday 2-May 9pm
Karaoke
Tuesday 3-May 7 pm
open mic
9 pm
Karaoke
Wednesday 4-May 9pm
Karaoke
Thursday 5-May 9pm
Karaoke
Friday 6-May 9pm
Karaoke
Saturday 7-May Bar Showcase Series
6:30 pm
Hatter's Tea
7:30 pm
V V Top
9pm
Karaoke
Sunday 8-May 9pm
Karaoke


 

Gone West Cellars
5963 Olivas Park Drive #A
(805) 206-7651
www.Facebook.com/GoneWest.Cellars
http://gonewestcellars.wix.com
Friday 6-May 6 - 8 pm
Big Adventure


 

Grapes and Hops
454 E. Main Street
(805) 616-2375
www.GrapeAndHopsVentura.com
www.Facebook.com/VenturaGrapesAndHops
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May 6-8 pm
The Swilly's
Acoustic Favorites
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May  
Sunday 8-May 3 pm
Shawn Jones Trio


 

The Greek at the Harbor
1583 Spinnaker Dr #101
(805) 650-5350
www.greekattheharbor.com
www.facebook.com/Greek
Friday 6-May 7:30
(Belly Dancing & more)
Live Bouzouki
Greek Music 
Then DJ Dancing
Saturday 7-May 7:30
(Belly Dancing & more)
Live Bouzouki
Greek Music 
Then DJ Dancing


 

Hong Kong Inn
435 Thompson Blvd
(805) 648-3161
www.HongKongInnChinese.com

www.facebook.com/hongkonginnVC
Monday 2-May 7 pm
Karaoke
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May 8 pm
Gypsy Blues Band
Swing Night
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May  
Sunday 8-May 6 pm
John Hendrickson's Swing
Ballroom Dance Night 


   

Hypno Comics
1803 E. Main Street
(805) 651-9767
 
Saturday 7-May 2 pm
In store appearance
Gygax
 


 

Keynote Lounge
10245 E Telephone Road
(805) 647-9390
www.facebook.com/keynotebarventura
http://keynotelounge.com
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May 9 pm
Karaoke
Wednesday 4-May 9 pm
Karaoke
Thursday 5-May 8 pm
Open mic night
Friday 6-May 9 pm
Action Down
Oldies to Classic Rock
Saturday 7-May 9 pm
Sean Wiggins
Classic Rock / Blues
Sunday 8-May 7:30 pm
Karaoke


 

Majestic Ventura Theater
26 S. Chestnut Street
(805) 653-0721
www.venturatheater.net
www.facebook.com/venturatheater


 

Margarita Villa
1567 Spinnaker Drive
(805) 654-7906
www.Facebook.com/MargaritaVilla
Friday 6-May tba
Saturday 7-May 5 - 8 pm
Steve Stafford
Sunday 8-May tba


 

Megasound Studios
2789 E Main Street
(805)
754-4750
 
www.MegasoundStudios.com
www.facebook.com/MegaSoundStudios


   

Mia's Place
1129 South Petit Avenue
 
Monday 2-May Open Mic


 

Now Ventura
185 E. Santa Clara Street
(805) 667-2200
www.NowVentura.com
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May  
Wednesday 4-May 7 pm
Jazz Jam
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May 7 - 10 pm
Jazz
10 pm
DJ
Saturday 7-May 10 pm
DJ
Sunday 8-May  


 

O'Leary's Side Bar
6555 Telephone Road
(805) 6
44-4619
http://www.facebook.com/olearys
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May 9 pm
Live Band Karaoke
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May  


 

Pacific View Mall
3301 E. Main Street
(805) 642-5530
www.shoppacificview.com


 

Paddy's
2 W. Main Street
(805) 652-1072
www.paddysventura.com

www.facebook/paddys
Wednesday 4-May Karaoke 
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May DJ  
Saturday 7-May DJ  


 

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


 

Pierpont Inn
550 San Jon Road
(805) 643-6144
 www.pierpontinn.com


 

Plan B Wine Cellars
3520 Arundell Circle Unit 107
(805) 233-1453
www.planbwinecellars.com
Sunday 8-May 4:30 - 7 pm
Jodi Farrell & TreCoustics


 

Poinsettia Pavillion
3451 Foothill Road
(805) 648-1143
 
Monday 2-May Monday Night Dance Club
7:30 pm
Dick Parent Band
Ballroom, Latin, Swing & Line Dancing
$11 donation


 

Prime Steakhouse
& Winebar

2209 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 652-1055
www.primesteakvc.com

www.facebook.com/prime-steakhouse
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May 6 pm
Danny D.
Sinatra cover tunes  
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May 7-10 pm
Encore
Top 40, R&B & Motown
Saturday 7-May 7-10 pm
Beach City Sound Club
Classic Top 40 hits
Sunday 8-May  


Red Cove  

Red Cove
1809 E. Main Street
(805) 643-1101
www.facebook.com/redcove


 

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

www.rookees.com
www.facebook.com/rookees
Friday 6-May 10 pm
DJ Wiz Kid
Saturday 7-May 10 pm
DJ Logic


 

Saloon BBQ Co.
456 E. Main Street
(805) 667-8550
www.SaloonBBQCo.com
www.Facebook.com/SaloonBBQCo
Thursday 5-May 6 - 10 pm
Ventucky String Band
Friday 6-May 9 pm
Anchor & Bear
Saturday 7-May 9 pm
TBA
Sunday 8-May 4 pm
Rich Sheldon
Acoustic Americana


 

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

www.Facebook.com/Salzers


 

Sandbox Coffeehouse
204 E. Thompson Blvd.
(805) 641-1025
www.sandboxcoffeehouse.com
www.facebook.com
Thursday 5-May 6 pm
Open mic night
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May noon
Havilah Abrego
Sunday 8-May noon
Dennis Russell


 

The Sans Souci
21 S. Chestnut Street
(805) 643-4539
www.facebook.com/SansSouci
Monday 2-May Karaoke
Tuesday 3-May Transform Tuesday
Wednesday 4-May Focke Wolves
Punk, 50's sleeze
Symbol Six
American Hardcore
Rock & Roll
Oddball
Thursday 5-May DJ Spinobi
Friday 6-May The Plotz
Rock, World, Jazz
Saturday 7-May Crazy D & the Nutz
The Kane Gang
All-a-Blur
Sunday 8-May DJ Darko


 

Squashed Grapes
2351 E. Main Street

(805) 643-7300
www.facebook.com
www.SquashedGrapes.com
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May 7 pm
Jazz Jam
Wednesday 4-May 7-10 pm
Adam Clark Trio
Jazz
Thursday 5-May 7-10 pm
Pentasonic
Jazz
Friday 6-May 7-10 pm
Alex Snydman Quartet
Jazz
Saturday 7-May 7-10 pm
The Barrelhouse Wailers
Jazz
Sunday 8-May  


 

Star Lounge
343 E. Main Street
(805) 648-4709
 
Friday 6-May 9 pm
Whiskey Stone
Alt Rock Covers
Saturday 7-May Rio Bravo
Covers
Sunday 8-May  


 

Surf Brewery
4561 Market Street
(805) 644-2739
www.facebook.com/surfbrewery
Saturday 7-May 6-8 pm
My Friends Band


 

The Tavern
211 E Santa Clara
(805) 643-3264

www.thetavernventura.com
www.facebook.com/thetavernventura
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May Karaoke
Wednesday 4-May Metal Wednesday
Hessian Wolf Children
M.A.S.
Mulholland
Thursday 5-May DJs
Friday 6-May  
Saturday 7-May The Rubberneck Lions
The Jelly
Beach Buzz
Sunday 8-May  


 

Ventura Beach Club
281 W. Main Street
(818) 307-7598
www.VenturaBeachClub.com


 

Ventura Harbor
& Carousel Stage

Ventura Harbor
(805) 642-8538

www.venturaharborvillage.com
www.facebook.com/vtaharbor


 

Ventura Music Factory
4531 Market Street
(805) 861-6921

www.VenturaMusicFactory.com
Saturday 7-May 8 pm
Once A Wolf
TSR
Lionsblade
Twin Lions
Paper
Crusaders
A Lifetime Later
$15 cover


   

VFW Hall
3801 Market Street
(805) 642-2674
 
Saturday 7-May 4-8 pm
Captain Ron
Acoustic Country
open to public


 

W20 at the Watermark
598 E. Main Street
(805) 643-6800
www.watermarkonmain.com

www.facebook.com/watermark
Thursday 5-May 7 - 10 pm
Fido
Rock
Friday 6-May 6-8 pm
Karen Eden Trio
Acoustic Favorites
9 pm
Sound Effect
Dance covers R&B Soul Pop
Saturday 7-May 9 pm
The Bomb
Motown, Classic Rock, Funk
Sunday 8-May no music


 

The Wine Rack
14 S. California Street
(805) 653-9463

https://www.facebook.com/winerack
www.TheWineRackVentura.com
Monday 2-May 6-9 pm
Open Mic Night
Tuesday 3-May 7-10 pm
Keith Cain
Wednesday 4-May 7-10 pm
Danielle Stacey
Thursday 5-May 7-10 pm
Mark Heyes
Spanish Classical Guitar
Friday 6-May 8-11 pm
Gregg Meyers
"Peasant Boy Gregg"
Saturday 7-May 8-11 pm
Matt Clark
Sunday 8-May 4-7 pm
B&V Acoustics


 

The 805 Bar
1575 Spinnaker Drive
(805) 642-9463
www.Facebook.com/the-805-Bar
Monday 2-May  
Tuesday 3-May 7 - 10 pm
RJ Mischo &
The Down Home Trio
Traditional Boogie & Blues
Wednesday 4-May  
Thursday 5-May  
Friday 6-May Todd's Jazz Band
Saturday 7-May 1-4 pm
Kenny DeVoe
Acoustic Rock & Roll
7 pm
Smokey & Friends
Blues Rock Reggae Soul
Sunday 8-May 1-4 pm
Kenny DeVoe
Acoustic Rock & Roll
4 pm
Chuck Vincent Band

 
 

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