Picks of the Week
By Shane Cohn and Michel Miller 04/25/2013
EIGHTH ANNUAL VENTURA COUNTY BLUES FESTIVAL Saturday, April 27. Gates at 10 a.m., music at 11 a.m. This year’s Eighth Annual Ventura County Blues Festival is headlined by musical living legends Johnny Rivers and Savoy Brown, featuring Kim Simmonds plus talented national acts guitarist Kenny Neal; keyboardist-vocalist Dona Oxford; Preston Smith and the Crocodiles; and Michael John and the Bottom Line. Special guest emcee is actor/musician Mickey Jones. Another capacity crowd is anticipated this year, so purchase tickets now in advance. Tickets are $25-$30. Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. For more information, visit www.venturacountyblues.com or call 501-7122
I DO! I DO! April 26-28. Scott White and Asunta Fleming star in the hit Broadway musical that originally starred Mary Martin and Robert Preston when it debuted in 1966. ”I Do! I Do!” is about what happens when a couple finds out they are pregnant once again. The production will benefit the Libbey Bowl Foundation and is produced by Ojai Performing Arts Theater Foundation. $25-$125. Matilija Auditorium, 703 El Paseo Road, Ojai. Tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com.