VANS WARPED TOUR Hide your women, store up your food supply, and purchase some earplugs. The Warped Tour is back in Ventura for a whole day of sonic mayhem and traffic congestion. NOFX, Joan Jett, Senses Fail, Guttermouth, the Blackout and a ton of punk bands, new- and old-school, are scheduled to entertain the droves of youth expected to flood the fairgrounds for the annual event. When it’s all over, the event will spill into downtown Ventura with two screenings of the film Endless Bummer: Ventura Theater at 9 p.m., featuring a live performance by Fear, and It’s All Good Bar at 9 p.m. with a live performance by the Dollyrots. Go to www.vcreporter.com to read about the making of Endless Bummer. Saturday, June 28, Seaside Park. www.warpedtour.com.
The Situation will celebrate the release of its new CD at Good Bar in Ventura, on Saturday, June 27.
Perhaps most recognized for his classic portrayal of the crazy hitchhiker in There’s Something About Mary, Harland Williams will perform live in Thousand Oaks, followed by a set from Mini Kiss, the only dwarf Kiss tribute act. Friday, June 26, at Borderline.
Bring your talent or even your lack of talent to the 2nd annual Maximum Bob memorial musicians open-mic jam at Golden China in Ventura. Bob left an indelible mark on the local music scene and hosted a bunch of open-mics over the years. Backline and drum kit provided. Tuesday, June 30, 7 p.m.