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Wednesday, 9/12

Live Music

Café Fiore: Big Adventure

MadeWest Brewing: Josh Damigo and friends, 6 p.m.

Pirates: Frank Barajas, 5-9 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Teresa Russell, 5-8 p.m.

Ventura Theater: Shoreline Mafia, 8 p.m.

Comedy

GiGi’s: Comedy Night with Matt Cole, Ramon Hernandez, Stoner Rob and Uriah Wesman, 9 p.m. ★

Levity Live Comedy Club: JR De Guzman and Emma Willmann, 8 p.m.

Vintura: Ventura Improv Company, 7-9 p.m.

DJs

Star Lounge: Country hits with DJ Terry

Open Mic

Azar’s Sports Bar: Hump Day Music Jam Night, 8 p.m.

Grapes and Hops: Bluegrass Jam, 6-9 p.m.

Harbor Cove Café: Ukulele jam, 10 a.m.

Sans Souci: Hosted by Sin Chonies, 10 p.m.

Karaoke

Copper Blues: 8 p.m. live band karaoke

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Keynote: Jukebox Karaoke, 9 p.m.

O’Leary’s: Steve Luke and the Lions Den, 9 p.m.

Paddy’s: 9 p.m. hosted by Robin

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Anacapa Brewing: Trivia Night, 8 p.m.

Bar Rincon at Whole Foods: King Trivia, 7 p.m.

Bogie’s: Salsa lessons, 6:30 p.m.; Salsa music, 9 p.m.

Borderline: Country dance lessons, 6:30 p.m.; College country night, 9:30 p.m.

Ojai Underground Exchange welcomes soulful songstress Renee Dion on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m.

La Dolce Vita: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

Star Lounge: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

Thursday, 9/13

Live Music

Bogie’s: Griff Hamlin and the Circle City Horns, 7:30 p.m.

Café Fiore: Self Righteous Brothers

Crown and Anchor: Teresa Russell, 5 p.m.

Discovery: Tomorrows Bad Seeds with Mike Pinto, 8 p.m.

Hong Kong Inn: Gypsy Blues Band with special guests, 7:30 p.m.

Ojai Underground Exchange: Renee Dion, 8 p.m. ★

MadeWest Brewing: Sam Kulchin, 6-8 p.m.

Museum of Ventura County: Munch with Crazy Monkey, 11:30 a.m.

Vintura: Doc Ventura Blues, 7-10 p.m.

Waterside: Dave Blanchard, 6 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Dan Cummins, 8 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Rainbow Comedy with Jennie McNulty, 7 p.m.; New Blood Comedy Open Mic, 8:30 p.m. (Green Room)

DJs

Azar’s Sports Bar: DJ Chris, 9 p.m.

Bogie’s: Momentum Thursdays house music, 9:30 p.m.

Bombay: Country night with DJ Cash

Sans Souci: DJ Spinobi

Star Lounge: DJ Rose, 9 p.m.

The Tavern: DJ Nick Dean, 10 p.m.

Open Mic

Boatyard: Bluegrass Jam

Keynote: Jam night, 8 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Jam session with Mark Masson, 6 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Keith and friends open jam, 6-9 p.m.

Red Cove: Music Club Open Jam, 7 p.m.

Rock & Roll Pizza: 7-10 p.m.

Sandbox: 6-8 p.m. with John Cater

Karaoke

GiGi’s: 8 p.m. with KJ Steve Luke; free pool

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Hangar Bar and Grill: 6-9 p.m.

The Shores: 8:30 p.m.

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Enegren Brewing: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

The Manhattan of Camarillo: Trivia Night, 7-9 p.m.

Pirates: Salsa Night with DJ Wonder and DJ Ricoson, 9 p.m.

Friday, 9/14

Live Music

805 Bar: Acoustical Music with Troy, 8-11 p.m.

Boatyard: Teresa Russell, 7 p.m.

Borderline: Nash Next 2018, 6 p.m. ★

Funny gal Kathleen Madigan makes a stop at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Friday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. Photo by Luzena Adams

Café Fiore: Action Down

The Canyon: The Wailers with Higher Logic Project and Lucy Morningstar, 7 p.m.

Chinaland: House Arrest and DJ Sherman, 9 p.m.

Copa Cubana: Native Vibe, 8-11 p.m.

Deer Lodge: Gene Evaro Jr., 10 p.m.

Discovery: Cracker with Morgan Leigh Band, 7:30 p.m. ★

El Rey (Ventura): Xocoyotzin Moraza and friends, 6-8 p.m.

Four Brix Winery: Déjà Vu Too, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Garage: JERK!, Three Rounds, The Deveros, The Contra-Dik$, 8 p.m.

GiGi’s: Downbeat, 9 p.m.

Harbor Cove Café: Aloha Friday with Jason Ho, 5p.m.

Heritage Square: Sound Effect, 6-8:30 p.m.

Hong Kong Inn: Debbie Davies, 8 p.m. ★

Keynote: Pull the Trigger

Leashless Brewing: Tom and Milo, 8 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Operation 90s, 7-10 p.m.

Ojai Underground Exchange: Cindy Kalmenson and the Lucky Ducks, 7:30 p.m.

Ojai Valley Woman’s Club: Tannahill Weavers, 7 p.m. ★

Prime: Mike Moody, 7-10 p.m.

Rock City Studios: Thrown Into Exile, Disrupted Euphoria, Anti-Hero and others, 7 p.m. ★

Sans Souci: Hell Toupées, 10 p.m.

Star Lounge: CRV, 9 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Bill W.

Vintura: Medicine Hat, 8-11 p.m.

Waterside: Masters of the Past, 6:30 p.m.

Winchester’s: Epitome of Dreams, 8:30 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Dan Cummins, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: Kathleen Madigan, 8 p.m. ★

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: John Caponera and Ed Hill, 8 p.m.; New Blood Comedy, 9 p.m.

DJs

Bogie’s: 9 p.m.

Bombay: DJ Erok and DJ Cam, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

El Rey (Ventura): DJ Rogue, 9 p.m.

Pirates: DJ J Scratch and DJ Cue, 9 p.m.

Saloon BBQ: Funk night, 10 p.m.

The Tavern: 80s Night

Karaoke

Golden China: 9 p.m.

La Dolce Vita: 9 p.m.

Lookout Bar: 9 p.m. with Captain Kirk

Saturday, 9/15

Live Music

805 Bar: Al Macias, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

From Scotland come the Tannahill Weavers, bringing traditional Celtic music to the Ojai Valley Woman’s Club on Friday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m.

Boatyard: Blue Motel Room

Café Fiore: David Prince Party Crashers

The Canyon: Boogie Knights with All Types of Kinds, 7 p.m.

Chinaland: Jimmy Reyes and DJ Wicked, 9 p.m.

Copa Cubana: Havana 5, 7-10 p.m.

Discovery: The Expendables, 10 p.m.

Four Friends Gallery: Corky Siegel and Marcella Detroit, 8 p.m. ★

Grapes and Hops: Dive Bar Messiahs

Harbor Cove Café: Saturday Ukulele Jam with Pineapple Players, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hillcrest Center for the Arts: Jade Hendrix, 8 p.m. ★

Keynote: Red Rhythm

Leashless Brewing: Jason Ho, 7:30 p.m.

Libbey Bowl: Which One’s Pink with Mighty Cash Cats, 5-9 p.m.

MadeWest Brewing: Cap Quirk, 4-6 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Kryptonics, 7-10 p.m.

Namba Performing Arts Space: Jodi Farrell Music Studio Singers’ Showcase, 7 p.m.

Pirates: Los Cool Arrows and DJ Pleasure, 9 p.m.

Plaza Park (Ventura): Boots and Brews Country Music Festival with Montgomery Gentry, Deana Carter, Sundance Head and others, 1-9 p.m. ★

Prime: Jessica Ash, 7-10 p.m.

Saloon BBQ: The Colour Coast, 10 p.m. ★

Salzer’s Records: Dad Brains, 3 p.m. ★

Sandbox Coffeehouse: Maggie’s Drawers, 12-3 p.m.

Sans Souci: The Brutalist, 10 p.m.

Star Lounge: Brandon Ragan, 9 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Bill W.

Topa Mountain Winery: Shylah Ray Sunshine Band, 5-7 p.m.

Vintura: Frank Barajas and the Corsican Brothers, 8-11 p.m.

Waterside: Natalie Wattre, 6:30 p.m.

Winchester’s: Aaron Pax Taylor, 8:30 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Dan Cummins, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Brogden Bay Presents a powerful pop-diva-meets-bluesman matchup with Corky Siegel and Marcella Detroit, performing at Four Friends Gallery on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Ventura Improv Company, 7 p.m. (Green Room); John Caponera and Ed Hill, 7 and 9 p.m.

DJs

Bogie’s: DJ Sweet P, 9 p.m.

Bombay: DJ Erok and DJ Cam, 10 p.m.-1:45 a.m.

Deer Lodge: DJ Nolskee and LAYBAXXX, 10 p.m.

El Rey (Ventura): 9:30 p.m.

Karaoke

GiGi’s: 9 p.m. with Steve Luke

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Lookout Bar: 9 p.m. with Blue Jay

The Shores: 8:30 p.m.

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Borderline: Country dance lessons, 6:30 p.m.

Goebel Adult Community Center: Ballroom dance lessons, 6:30 p.m.; Ralph Mathis, 7:30-10 p.m.

Ojai Underground Exchange: Global Dance Collective, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, 9/16

Live Music

805 Bar: Al Macias, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bogie’s: Kiki Ebsen, 7 p.m.

Boatyard Pub: Déjà Vu Too, 4-7 p.m.

Copa Cubana: Brandon Ragan, 4-7 p.m.

Discovery: Kbong, Kash’d Out and White Glove Service, 7 p.m.

Harbor Cove Café: Yacht Rock Sunday

La Fonda del Rey: Live music brunch, 11 a.m.

Leashless Brewing: The Coconuts, 4 p.m.

Libbey Bowl: Ojai Pops Orchestra, 4:30 p.m.

MadeWest Brewing: Messy, 3-5 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Doc Rogers, 4-7 p.m.

Plan B: Cocobilli, 4:30-7 p.m.

Saloon BBQ: Paul Cherry, 10 p.m.

Star Lounge: Acoustic Sunday with Kyle Smith, 3-6 p.m.

Disco-tinged indie rockers The Colour Coast come to Saloon BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 10 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Bill W.

Topa Mountain Winery: Alan Thornhill, Martin Young and Jim Monahan, 3-6 p.m.

Vintura: Tam and Kevin, 3-6 p.m.

Waterside: Karen Eden, 11 a.m.

Winchester’s: Hot Cuppa Three, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Dan Cummins, 7 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Berko’s Sunday Funday Show, 7 p.m.

DJs

Bombay: DJ Cam, 2-7 p.m.

Sans Souci: DJ Darko

The Tavern: Guest DJ, 10 p.m.

Karaoke

Amigo’s: 9 p.m. with Steve Luke

GiGi’s: Industry Night Karaoke, 8 p.m. with Steve Luke

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Keynote: Jukebox Karaoke, 9 p.m.

La Fonda del Rey: Karaoke Brunch, 3 p.m.

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Chinaland: Salsa and Bachata classes, 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Deer Lodge: Does God Forgive Surfers? book signing with Strand Quentin and Bootleg Brigade, 1-5 p.m.

The Garage: King Trivia with Lamar Miles, 8 p.m.

Monday, 9/17

Karaoke

The Garage: Manic Monday, 9 p.m.

It’s metal night at Rock City Studios on Friday, Sept. 14, when the Camarillo venue welcomes Thrown Into Exile, Disrupted Euphoria, Anti-Hero and others. The show starts at 7 p.m.

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Outlaws: Hosted by Rockin’ Robin

Sans Souci: 10 p.m.

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Bottle & Pint (Newbury Park): King Trivia, 7 p.m.

Copper Blues: 7 p.m.

Poinsettia Pavilion: Poinsettia Pavilion Ballroom Dance Club, 7:30-9:45 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Thunder from Down Under, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, 9/18

Live Music

Café Fiore: Edgar Thatcher

Deer Lodge: Amo Amo and Omar Velasco, 7 p.m.

Discovery: Gondwana, 8 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Galactic Jazz with John Bardi, 6-8 p.m.

Ric’s: Tour Support, 5-8 p.m.

Rock City Studios: Student Showcase, 7 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: George Perez, 8 p.m.

DJs

Pirates: DJ Rick Rock, 7-11 p.m.

Q Club: Tacos and Turntables, 8-10 p.m.

Sans Souci: DJ Nick Dean, 10 p.m.

Open Mic

Amigo’s: 8:30 p.m. with the Beer Bros.

Golden China: New Blood Comedy, 9 p.m.

Hong Kong Inn: 8 p.m.

O’Leary’s: 805 Comedy Underground, 9 p.m.

The Tavern: 9 p.m.

Karaoke

Azar’s Sports Bar: 8 p.m. with DJ Franchize

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Keynote: 9 p.m. with Leigh

Star Lounge: 8 p.m.

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Borderline: West Coast swing lessons, 6 p.m.

Duke’s: Trivia night, 7 p.m.

Garman’s Pub: Trivia Quiz, 7 p.m.

Grapes and Hops: Tuesday Night Tango, 6:30-10 p.m.

Institution Ale: Trivia Night, 7-9 p.m.

Lookout Bar: Team Trivia, 7:30 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Thunder from Down Under, 8 p.m.

Waterside: Trivia night, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 9/19

Live Music

Café Fiore: Donna Butler

Pirates: Frank Barajas, 5-9 p.m.

Saloon BBQ: Bryan John Appleby with Tomten and Wild Coast, 10 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Teresa Russell, 5-8 p.m.

Waterside: Troy Edwards, 6 p.m.

Comedy

GiGi’s: Comedy Night with Artie Lopez and Andrew Searles, 9 p.m.

Levity Live Comedy Club: Rico and Mambo, 8 p.m.

Vintura: Ventura Improv Company, 7-9 p.m.

DJs

Star Lounge: Country hits with DJ Terry

Open Mic

Azar’s Sports Bar: Hump Day Music Jam Night, 8 p.m.

Grapes and Hops: Bluegrass Jam, 6-9 p.m.

Harbor Cove Café: Ukulele jam, 10 a.m.

Rock City Studios: Adult open mic night, 7 p.m.

Sans Souci: Hosted by Sin Chonies, 10 p.m.

Karaoke

Copper Blues: 8 p.m. live band karaoke

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Keynote: Jukebox Karaoke, 9 p.m.

O’Leary’s: Steve Luke and the Lions Den, 9 p.m.

Paddy’s: 9 p.m. hosted by Robin

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Anacapa Brewing: Trivia Night, 8 p.m.

Bar Rincon at Whole Foods: King Trivia, 7 p.m.

Bogie’s: Salsa lessons, 6:30 p.m.; Salsa music, 9 p.m.

Borderline: Country dance lessons, 6:30 p.m.; College country night, 9:30 p.m.

Discovery: Girls Night Out (male performers), 7 p.m.

La Dolce Vita: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

Star Lounge: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.