After Dark: Week of May 18, 2023

The Rubicon hosts a weekend of doo-wop with special performances by The Drifters and Cornell Gunter’s Coasters on Friday, May 19, at 2 and 7 p.m.; and Saturday, May 20, at 2, 5:30 and 8 p.m. (Photo by Jerry Angelica Photography)

H = Highly recommended

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THURSDAY, 5/18

Live Music

The 1901: Mac and D Duo, 8:30 p.m.

Boatyard Pub: Bluegrass Thursday

The Canyon: Throwback Thursday, 7 p.m.

Copper Blues: Latin Night, 8 p.m.

Crown and Anchor: Teresa Russell, 5-8 p.m.

The Grape: Happy Hour with Tom Etchart and friends, 5-7 p.m.; Sean Riddle Quartet, 7-10 p.m.

The Greek: Kenny Devoe, 3-6 p.m.

Tony’s Pizzaria: Reggae Thursdays, 6:30-

9:30 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Anuhea, 8 p.m.

Ventura Theater: Capital Cities, 7 p.m. H

Winchester’s: The Pipes, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

DJs

The Greek: Reverse Happy Hour with 80s Music by DJ Jerome, Lazer Light Show, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Gina Brillon, 8 p.m.

Other

Anna’s Cider: Trivia night, 7 p.m.

El Rey Cantina (Camarillo): Karaoke with Leigh Balton, 8-11 p.m.

The Garage: Tiki Thursday

GiGi’s: Karaoke with Steve Luke, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Hangar Bar: Karaoke with Susan, 6-9 p.m.

Keynote Lounge: Open Mic Jam, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Lookout: Tommy Fotyek Variety Show,

7-10 p.m.

The Manhattan: Trivia night, 7 p.m.

Outlaws: Sing Time Karaoke, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

The Shores: Karaoke, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Sportsman Lounge (Camarillo): Sing Time Karaoke, 7-10 p.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Camarillo): Head Games Trivia, 6:30 p.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Ventura, Colt): Head Games Trivia, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, 5/19

Live Music

The 1901: The Star Travelers, 8-11 p.m.

Black Angus: Square Cow Live Series, 7-10 p.m.

Boatyard Pub: Teresa Russell, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Canyon: Fan Halen (Van Halen tribute) with John and Shelly Band, 7 p.m.

The Grape: Fred Kaplan Trio, 5-7 p.m.; The Lao Tizer Band, 8-11 p.m.

The Greek: Jim on guitar, 3-6 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Top Shelf, 7 p.m.

The Manhattan: Pam and Hollywood, 6:30-

9:30 p.m.

Ojai Valley Brewery: Jayden Secor, 6-8 p.m. H

Oxnard Performing Arts Center: Caifanes,

8 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Vinyl Gypsies, 7 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley, Cochran): Justin Honsinger, 8:30-11:30 p.m. H

Rubicon Theatre: The Drifters and Cornell Gunter’s Coasters, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. H

The Shores: Brandon Ragan, 4-7 p.m., Sin Chonies, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Camarillo): Camarillo Pride Fundraiser, 4-8 p.m.

The Twist on Main: LIVE on Main, 5 p.m.; Jesse Harris, 8-11 p.m.

Vaquero Y Mar: Noche de Paranda, 7-9 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Alborosie with The Shengen Clan and Dub Inc, 8 p.m.

Winchester’s: Vanise Terry Band, 7-10 p.m.

Comedy

Bank of America Performing Arts Center: Ali Wong, 7 and 10 p.m. H

Levity Live Comedy Club: Gina Brillon, 7 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Paul Morrissey, 7 p.m.

DJs

Copper Blues: DJ Atre, 9:30 p.m.

The Greek: Reverse Happy Hour with 80s Music by DJ Jerome, Lazer Light Show, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Keynote Lounge: DJ Joe, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Other

The Garage: Karaoke with Steve Sharp, 8 p.m.

GiGi’s: Karaoke with Steve Luke, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, 5/20

Live Music

805 Bar and Grilled Cheese: Kenny Devoe, 11 a.m.

1901 Speakeasy: The Martinez Brothers with Ruben Estrada, 8-11 p.m.

Bank of America Performing Arts Center: The Springsteen Experience (Bruce Springsteen tribute), 7:30 p.m. H

Cantara Cellars: Doc Rogers, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Canyon: Boogie Knights and The Windbreakers with Sullivan Grace Band, 7 p.m.

Copper Blues: Honky Tonk Brunch with Los Amigos, 11 a.m.; Caliente Band 805, 7 p.m.

Deer Lodge: Dan Grimm and JP Hesser, 12-3 p.m.; Beau Red and the Tailor Maide, 9 p.m.

The Garage: The Renegades, 8 p.m.

The Grape: The Judy Wexler Band, 8-11 p.m. H

The Greek: Danos sings international tunes, 6-9 p.m.

Keynote Lounge: Vinyl Gypsies, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Leashless Brewing: Vinny Berry, 2 p.m.; Ocean Ball with Keyth and the Universouls, 5 p.m.

Libbey Bowl: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with Sandy Haley, 5 p.m. H

The Manhattan: Jeanne Tatum, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

NAMBA Performing Arts Space: June Kuramoto, 7 p.m. H

Ojai Valley Brewery: Brandywine Buskers, 6-8 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Holgers Heroes, 7-10 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley, Cochran): The Ray Jaurique Big Band, 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Rubicon Theatre: The Drifters and Cornell Gunter’s Coasters, 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. H

The Shores: Steph’s Rocking Roadshow, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Ventura): Dudeo Perez with Loop 83, 8 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Cyamak Ashtiani, 12-3 p.m.; Bella Lucareli, 4-7 p.m.; Jetlemons, 8-11 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Sugar: The Nu-Metal Party, 9 p.m.

Ventura Theater: The Winery Dogs, Orianthi, Raised on Vinyl, 8-11 p.m.

The Vine: Smitty and Julia, 7-9 p.m.

Winchester’s: David Hayden, 3-6 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Gina Brillon, 6 and 8:30 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Paul Morrissey, 7 p.m.

DJs

Copper Blues: DJ Atre, 10 p.m.

The Greek: Reverse Happy Hour with 80s Music by DJ Jerome, Lazer Light Show, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Other

GiGi’s: Karaoke with Steve Luke, 9 p.m.

Harbor Cove Cafe: Ukulele Jam with Gary Ballen and Kool Hand Ukes, 10 a.m.

SUNDAY, 5/21

Live Music

Copper Blues: Mariachi brunch, 12 p.m.

The Haven at Whitesails: The Martinez Brothers with Ruben Estrada, 12:30-4 p.m.

House of Dance: Channel Cities

Jazz Club with Sinatra Tribute Band, 1-3:30 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Soul Majestic, 2 p.m.

The Lookout: Gary Ballen, 3-6 p.m.

NAMBA Performing Arts Center: Last Night in Babylon, 5 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Vinny Berry,

2-5 p.m.

Ric’s Restaurant: Live music, 2:30 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley, Cochran): Reggae Sunday, 5-7 p.m.

The Shores: No Biggie, 1-4 p.m.

Strey Cellars: Erinn Alissa Selkis,

2-5 p.m.

Tony’s Pizzaria: Live music, 2-5 p.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Camarillo): Katie Shorey, 4-6 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Kenny Devoe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Keyth G, 4-7 p.m.

Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula: Honeysuckle Possums, 3-5 p.m. H

Vaquero Y Mar: Mariachi Brunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ventura Theater: Pentagram with Early Moods and -16-, 8 p.m.

Winchester’s: The Bomb, 3-6 p.m.

Zin Bistro: Jason Bourne, 4 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Christine Gambito presents HappySlip LIVE!, 7 p.m.

DJs

Bombay: VC Day Party (DJs and outdoor games), 2-10 p.m. H

Other

Fatty Vegan: Ska brunch, 10:30 a.m.

GiGi’s: Karaoke with Steve Luke, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Harbor Cove Cafe: Yacht Rock Sunday

MONDAY, 5/22

Other

The Garage: Margarita Mondays and free pool

Paddy’s: Free pool and darts, open

to close

Q Club: Karaoke with Leigh Balton,

9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Tipsy Goat: Rockstar Karaoke, 9 p.m.-

12 a.m.

Topa Topa Brewing

(Ventura, Thompson): Trivia Night, 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, 5/23

Live Music

Copa Cubana: Hot Roux, 7-9 p.m. H

Prime Steakhouse: Danny Delurgio sings Sinatra, 6 p.m.

Ric’s Restaurant: Tour Support,

5-8 p.m.

Vaquero Y Mar: Sea Hunters, 4-7 p.m.

Ventura Theater: The Damned with The Dictators, 8 p.m. H

Other

The Garage: Tacos and Trivia, 7 p.m.

The Grape: The Gratitude Jazz Jam, 7-10 p.m.

Keynote Lounge: Karaoke, 8 p.m.-

12 a.m.

The Lookout: Trivia, 7 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley, Cochran): Rockstar Karaoke, 9 p.m.-11:59 p.m.

Star Lounge: Karaoke, 8:30 p.m.

The Vine: Tuesday Night Trivia, 7-

8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 5/24

Live Music

The Canyon: Country Night, 8 p.m.

The Grape: Native Vibe, 5-7 p.m.; Meridian, 7-10 p.m.

The Manhattan: Robert Van, 6-8 p.m.

The Six Social House: Bone Maggot Presents Wicked Wednesdays,

8:30 p.m. H

Surfside Seafood: Teresa Russell, 5-7:30 p.m.

Topa Topa Brewing

(Ventura, Thompson): Jazz Night, 6-9 p.m.

Vaquero Y Mar: Tribal Me Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.

Comedy

Copper Blues: Horror Nerd - Comedians Take on the Most Iconic Scary Movies of All Time, 7:30 p.m.

GiGi’s: Comedy Night with Artie Lopez, 8 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley, Cochran): Cosmic Comedy, 8-10 p.m.

Other

Keynote Lounge: Karaoke, 8 p.m.-

12 a.m.

The Lookout: Garyoke with Gary Ballen, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Paddy’s: Be the Star Karaoke Night,

9 p.m.

The Shores: Trivia Night, 8-10 p.m.

Tipsy Goat: Rockstar Karaoke, 9 p.m.-

12 a.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Ventura, Colt): Cornhole Wednesdays

The Twist on Main: Trivia Night,

7 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club:

Open Mic with Kiana Marquez, 7 p.m.