Photo by Noah Abrams
Surfer-songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter will perform at the Canyon on Thursday, June 14. The Pullmen and Adam Drasin will open.
Jonny “Two Bags” Wickersham (Social Distortion) will perform songs from his solo project at Zoey’s on Monday, June 18.
A benefit for substance abuse recovery in remembrance of James Hoover will be held at Bombay Bar and Grill on Saturday, June 16. Indoor and outdoor stages will feature the Reall Deall Band, Orlando Napier, Shoemaker Brothers, Todd Hannigan and the Heavy 29s, Happens Again, Rey Fresco, Bloody Mary Morning, We Govern We and more. $15. Music begins at 4 p.m.
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Big River, a tribute to Johnny Cash will perform on Saturday June 16 at 2 p.m. at the Roadshow Revival (Ventura County Fairgrounds) and at 10 p.m. at The Tavern.
Viceroy and Chemothy present the annual Freedom Fest at Rock City Studios on Saturday, June 16, 1:45 to 11:15 p.m. The lineup includes Lucky and Wild, Holliday, Mister Lonely, PK, Bad Suns, Matt Zeltzer, Sound the Sky, Shadows of Aries, Stereo Drive, State of Entropy, The Average Bear and more. $10/full day; $5 half day.
Picks of the Week
SYLVIA WHITE GALLERY Through June 17. “Flight,” works by John Norman, Jason Jerry Smith and Ashleigh Norman (pictured). “Whet,” solo exhibition by Gwen Manfrin. 1783 E. Main St., Ventura. Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon‐5 p.m. 643-8300, www.sylviawhite.com.
FULL FRONTAL HUMANITY Through June 17. Backstage at Santa Paula Theater Center’s annual one-act festival featuring plays penned by locals. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. $10-$12. (No performance Saturday, June 9.) 125 S. Seventh St., Santa Paula. 525-4645 or www.santapaulatheatercenter.com.
VIVA LAS VEGAS Friday, June 15, 8 p.m. Los Angeles’ famed Upright Cabaret ends another stunning season with Viva Las Vegas, a presentation of personality and pop that honors the flashiest performers of all time — Elvis, Cher and Elton John — to our very own new cabaret stage. Viva Las Vegas stars Leslie Odom Jr. from NBC’s hit musical drama Smash! Scherr Forum, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Call 449-2787 or visit www.ticketmaster.com for tickets.