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Wednesday, 7/17

Live Music

Café Fiore: Kylie Butler

Margarita Villa: Karen Eden and the Bad Apples, 6-9 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Teresa Russell, 5 p.m.

Waterside: Milo Sledge, 6 p.m.

Comedy

GiGi’s: Comedy Night hosted by Artie Lopez with Robert Zapata and Amy Trout, 10 p.m.

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

Open Mic

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

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

Lookout Bar: 7-10 p.m. with Tommy Foytek

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

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club welcomes Jackie Fabulous on Thursday, July 18, at 8 p.m.

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.

805 Bar: Trivia Night, 6-8 p.m.

1901 Speakeasy: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

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.

The Canyon: Country dance lessons, 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.; Line dancing and two-stepping with DJ Josh Kelly and special guests

Thirsty Ox: DJ Trivia Night, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, 7/18

Live Music

Bogie’s: The Long and Winding Road, 7:30 p.m.

The Canyon: Sir, Please, 9 p.m.

Constitution Park: Camarillo Community Band, 7 p.m.

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

Discovery: Sensei Trails with Eureka Sound, 8 p.m.

Hong Kong Inn: Pyrate Punx Presents False Confession, 3 Day Holocaust and others, 7-10 p.m.

MadeWest Brewing (Donlon St.): Peter Blackwelder, 6-8 p.m.

The Manhattan of Camarillo: Robert Van, 6 p.m.

Museum of Ventura County: Munch with Sandi Ellen Anderson, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Oak and Main: Mark Masson and Phriends, 8 p.m.

Plaza Park (Downtown Ventura): Incendio: 5:30-7:30 p.m. ★

Thirsty Ox: The Kat and the Fiddle, 9:30 p.m.

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: Happy Together Tour with The Turtles, Chuck Negron, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap and others, 7:30 p.m. ★

Topa Topa Brewing (Ventura): Queen Tide, 6 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Gypsy Blues Band (Blue Room), 7-10 p.m.

Waterside: Fin Head Dave, 6 p.m.

Comedy

Concrete Jungle Brewing: Ventura Haters Club Roast Battle, 7-10 p.m.

Levity Live Comedy Club: Franco Escamilla, 8 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Jackie Fabulous, 8 p.m. ★

DJs

Azar’s Sports Bar: DJ Chris, 9 p.m.

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

Teenage pianist, composer and jazz phenomenon Joey Alexander brings his trio to the Ventura Music Festival, with a performance on Friday, July 19, at 8 p.m. at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center.

Sans Souci: DJ Spinobi

The Tavern: Get Right DJ, 10 p.m.

Open Mic

Boatyard: Bluegrass Jam

The Garage: Open Mic with Spencer

Golden China: Open Jazz Jam, 7 p.m.

Keynote: Jam night, 8 p.m.

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

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

Rock City Studios: Jam Night, 6:30-8 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.

Lookout Bar: 7-10 p.m. Garyoke with Gary Ballen

The Shores: 9:30 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, 7/19

Live Music

1901 Speakeasy: Shawn Jones, 7-10 p.m.

Boatyard Pub: Frank Barajas, 7 p.m.

Café Fiore: Jason Bourne

The Canyon: Venice with Westside Wisemen and The Strand, 7 p.m.

Copa Cubana: Native Vibe, 7-10 p.m.

Deer Lodge: Whiskey Business, 9-11 p.m. ★

Discovery: Drake Party feat. Coso, 9 p.m.

Four Brix Winery: Mid Life Crisis, 6-8:30 p.m.

The Garage: Ran Aground, Midmind, One Minute Run, False Patriots, 8 p.m.

Grapes and Hops: Saint Pierre and Tammy White, 5-7 p.m.; Crooked Eye Tommy, 8-11 p.m.

Greater Goods: Grace Fellows and friends, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Heritage Square: Brandon Ragan Project, 6-8:30 p.m.

Hong Kong Inn: Doc Ventura Band, 8-11 p.m.

Keynote: Reign

Leashless Brewing: Boom Duo, 8 p.m.

The Manhattan of Camarillo: Tim Buley, 6:30 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Freedom of Expression, 7-10 p.m.

Oak and Main: Psychedelic Summer, 9 p.m. ★

Ojai Underground Exchange: Max Kasch and James Morrison, 7:30 p.m.

Orozco’s: Victor and Artis, 5:30 p.m.

Poppies Art and Gifts: Hal Waite, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Ric’s: MiniDriver Band, 8:30-11:30 p.m.

The Shores: Brian Faith Band, 7:30 p.m.

Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley, Crazy Rich Asians) headlines Levity Live Comedy Club this weekend. Catch him on Friday, July 19, at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. and on Saturday, July 20, at 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Star Lounge: Sin Chonies, 9 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Bill W, 2-7:30 p.m.

Thirsty Ox: After the Smoke, 10 p.m.

Ventura College Performing Arts Center: Joey Alexander Trio, 8 p.m. ★

Ventura Theater: Bad Religion, 9 p.m. ★

Waterside: Sean Wiggins, 6:30 p.m.

Winchester’s: Karyn 805, 7-10 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Jimmy O. Yang, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. ★

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Flip Schultz and Marty Ross, 8 p.m.; Harbor Queens Drag Show, 9 p.m.

DJs

Bogie’s: Club Night, 9 p.m.

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

Chinaland: Havana Nights with DJ Wicked and introducing DJ Lil Wicked, 9 p.m.

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

Pirates: DJ Scratch, 9 p.m.

Karaoke

GiGi’s: 9 p.m. with Steve Luke

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Lookout Bar: 9 p.m. with Captain Kirk

Ric’s: 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, 7/20

Live Music

805 Bar: Kenny Devoe, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

1901 Speakeasy: Doc Ventura Band, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Boatyard Pub: Epitome of Dreams, 7 p.m.

Café Fiore: Little Alice

The Canyon: Ted Nugent with Alex Cole, 7 p.m.

Channel Islands Harbor: Masters of the Past, 4-6 p.m.

Copa Cubana: Ruben Estrada, 7-10 p.m.

Deer Lodge: Rock Cats Rock, 10 p.m.

Discovery: The Spazmatics, 10 p.m. ★

Grapes and Hops: Dive Bar Messiahs, 8-11 p.m.

Greater Goods: Bart Budwig, Johnny McCann and Don Sheron, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Hong Kong Inn: Break the Tides with Defeating the Purpose and September Begins, 8-11 p.m.

Keynote: Red Rhythm

Leashless Brewingz: Vtown Get Down Summer Fest with Sojai, 2 p.m., and Alpine Camp, 6 p.m.

MadeWest Brewing (Donlon St.): Alec Ledbetter, 4-6 p.m.

The Manhattan of Camarillo: Pam and Hollywood, 6:30 p.m.

Three “unique women of song” come together at Ojai Underground Exchange on Saturday, July 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Featured performers will be “banjo gal” Donna Lynn Caskey, singer-songwriter-musician Rebecca Troon (Honeysuckle Possums) and indie folk artist Abby Posner. Photo by Chris Jensen

Margarita Villa: Cross Cut 805, 6-9 p.m.

Oak and Main: Brandon Ragan, 8:30 p.m.

Ojai Underground Exchange: Donna Lynn Caskey, Rebecca Troon and Abby Posner, 7:30-9:30 p.m. ★

Orozco’s: Victor and Artis, 5:30 p.m.

Plaza Park (Downtown Ventura): Tequila and Taco Music Festival with DJ Cue, Instone, Sambada and Adelaide, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. ★

Sandbox Coffeehouse: No Class, 12-3 p.m.

The Shores: Uproots, 9:30 p.m.

Star Lounge: MiniDriver Band, 9 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Bill W, 2-7:30 p.m.

Topa Mountain Winery: Mark Masson Duo, 5-7 p.m.

Ventura College Performing Arts Center: Ranky Tanky, 8 p.m. ★

Ventura Theater: Loud & Queer, 8 p.m. ★

Waterside: Cocobilli, 6:30 p.m.

Winchester’s: The Swillys, 7-10 p.m.

Comedy

High Street Arts Center: Comedy Night hosted by Mark Christoper Lawrence with Cash Levy, JJ Burrows, Kajeem Rahman and Ash Foster, 7:30 p.m. ★

Levity Live Comedy Club: Jimmy O. Yang, 7 and 9:30 p.m. ★

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Flip Schultz and Marty Ross, 7 and 9 p.m.

DJs

Bogie’s: Sweet Saturday Club Night, 9 p.m.

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

Chinaland: Latin Dance Party with DJ Retro and DJ Jonny, 9 p.m.

Concrete Jungle Brewing: IDEAL Music Collective presents Blocked V2 with DJ Chauncey P, DJ Roy, Hustle Bones and R-Hype, 7-11 p.m. ★

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

Thirsty Ox: DJ Darko, 10 p.m.

Open Mic

Harbor Cove Café: Ukelele jam with Gary Ballen and the Kool Hand Ukes, 10 a.m.

Karaoke

GiGi’s: 9 p.m. with Steve Luke

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Lookout Bar: 9 p.m. with Blue Jay

Ric’s: 8:30 p.m.

The Shores: 8:30 p.m.

Dancing, trivia, etc.

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

Sunday, 7/21

Live Music

805 Bar: Kenny Devoe, 11 a.m.

John and Kelly Fumo of Fumosonic come to Bogie’s on Tuesday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m.

Boatyard Pub: CRV, 4 p.m.

Bogie’s: Carmen Grillo Band, 7 p.m.

Café Fiore: Casey Jones

The Canyon: Steely Jam (Steely Dan tribute), 9 p.m.

Conejo Community Park: Cougrzz Rock, 5 p.m.

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

Copper Blues: Mariachi brunch, 12 p.m.

Discovery: Gospel Groove Brunch with Sunday Morning Praise Band, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Grapes and Hops: Salty Suites, 4-7 p.m.

Greater Goods: Miranda Lee Richards, Reddenhollow, Leland and the Silver Wells, 7:30-10 p.m.

Harbor Cove Café: Yacht Rock Sunday (all day)

Hong Kong Inn: Velmont, 4-7 p.m.

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

MadeWest Brewing (Donlon St.): Milo Sledge, 3-5 p.m.

The Manhattan of Camarillo: Tim Fish, 5p.m.

Margarita Villa: Mike Martinez, 4 p.m.

Plan B Wine Cellars: Jen Staves and The Bluzfish Trio, 3-5 p.m.

Plaza Park (Downtown Ventura): Tequila and Taco Music Festival with DJ Cue, Upstream, Bruno and the Hooligans and Adelaide, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. ★

Ric’s: Sunday Vibes with Katie Shorey, 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Sandbox Coffeehouse: F/e/a/t/h/e/r, 12-3 p.m.

The Shores: Deborah Jenssen Band, 12:30 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Bill W, 2-7:30 p.m.

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza: The Man in Black: Tribute to Johnny Cash, 7 p.m. ★

Topa Mountain Winery: Bart Budwig, 4-6 p.m.

Ventura Theater: One OK Rock, 7:30 p.m. ★

Waterside: Trescoconuts, 11 a.m.; Epitome of Dreams, 4 p.m.

Winchester’s: Jon Gindick, 5-8 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Denise Carter, 7 p.m.

Namba Performing Arts Space: New Blood Comedy, 7 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Craig Fields Presents, 7 p.m.

DJs

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

Sans Souci: DJ Darko

Open Mic

Orozco’s: 5-7:30 p.m.

Karaoke

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

Indie rocker Chris Cohen joins Dear Nora and Ella Anders at Greater Goods on Wednesday, July 24, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Photo by Ebru Yildiz

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Keynote: Jukebox Karaoke, 9 p.m.

La Fonda del Rey: 3 p.m.

Lookout Bar: 3-6 p.m. Garyoke with Gary Ballen

Oak and Main: 8 p.m. with Sing Time

Dancing, trivia, etc.

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

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

Monday, 7/22

Open Mic

Thirsty Ox: 8:30 p.m. Comedy Quench

Karaoke

The Garage: Manic Monday, 9 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.

Fratelli’s: King Trivia, 6:30 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: King Trivia, 7 p.m.

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

Tuesday, 7/23

Live Music

Bogie’s: John and Kelly Fumo with Fumosonic, 7:30 p.m. ★

Café Fiore: Donna Greene

GiGi’s: Reggae Tuesdays, 8 p.m. ★

Orozco’s: Big Island Music feat. Kauanoe “Noe” Kalima, 4-8:30 p.m.

Ric’s: Tour Support, 5-8 p.m.

DJs

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

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

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

Open Mic

Golden China: 6-10 p.m. with Doug Paulin

Oak and Main: 8 p.m. with the Beers Brothers

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

Himalaya Ventura offers a special night of bellydancing and music with Kali Sundari on Wednesday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Lee Corkett

The Tavern: 9 p.m.

Karaoke

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

Golden China: 9 p.m.

Keynote: 8 p.m. with Leigh

The Shores: 9:30 p.m.

Star Lounge: 8:30 p.m.

Thirsty Ox: 9 p.m. with Carson

Dancing, trivia, etc.

Copper Blues: Trivia and Taco Tuesday, 7:30 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 Beach Club: Juke Joint beginning swing dance lessons, 7:15-8 p.m.; Intermediate Lindy hop lessons, 8-9 p.m.; Social dancing, 9 p.m.

Waterside: Trivia night, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 7/24

Live Music

Café Fiore: David Patt

Discovery: Jeff Bridges, 7:30 p.m.

Greater Goods: Chris Cohen, Dear Nora, Ella Anders, 7:30-10:30 p.m. ★

Orozco’s: Big Island Music feat. Kauanoe “Noe” Kalima, 4-8:30 p.m.

Surfside Seafood: Teresa Russell, 5 p.m.

Waterside: Milo Sledge, 6 p.m.

Comedy

GiGi’s: Comedy Night hosted by Artie Lopez, 10 p.m.

Levity Live Comedy Club: Evan Cassidy, “The Cass Man,” 8 p.m.

Open Mic

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

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

Lookout Bar: 7-10 p.m. with Tommy Foytek

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

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.

805 Bar: Trivia Night, 6-8 p.m.

1901 Speakeasy: Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

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.

The Canyon: Country dance lessons, 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.; Line dancing and two-stepping with DJ Josh Kelly and special guests

Himalaya (Ventura): Bellydancing show with Kali Sundari, 7:30 p.m. ★

Thirsty Ox: DJ Trivia Night, 8:30 p.m.