Picks of the Week

Picks of the Week

Lots of great bands will be jammed into Zoey’s on Friday, May 3.
First up is the debut of Anchor & Bear with Zeltzer and Tortoise at 7:30 p.m.
followed by 8Stops7 and Bullet Made Statues at 10 p.m. All outstanding. All local.

The Deer Lodge presents The Sideshow Preachers on Saturday, May 4.

On Friday, May 3, the Ventura Theater welcomes Face to Face.

Picks of the Week

Picks of the Week

LEGENDARY WESTERN SONGWRITER TOM RUSSELL Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo a day early when beloved singer/songwriter returns in a rare appearance to Ventura County, fresh from the release of his 26th album, Mesabi. This very special private concert will take place at a private residence in The Oaks in Santa Paula. Tom will appear with guitarist extraordinaire Thad Beckman outdoors under the sycamore trees. (Once you purchase tickets, the address with be e-mailed to you.) Tickets are $30 at brownpapertickets.com. You may e-mail rain@rainperry.com for more information.

VENTURA MUSIC FESTIVAL Friday, May 3, through Saturday, May 11. The Festival’s 19th season, “Vivacity,” will include classical guitarist Petrit Çeku (above), the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Rising Stars — Julia Zhu/David Huang, classical pianist Haochen Zhang, and pop-jazz vocal sextet M-Pact. The Ventura Music Festival is one of Ventura County’s signature arts events, presenting top classical, jazz and Latin jazz performing artists in various venues throughout the year. For more information and schedule of events, contact the Ventura Music Festival at 648-3146 or go to venturamusicfestival.org.

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