AFTER DARK LIVE AND ONLINE

★ = Highly recommended
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PICTURED: Catch TruckerBomb and Medicine Hat at A Bar Called Country (formerly The Tavern in Downtown Ventura) on Friday, Jan. 14, at 9 p.m.


WEDNESDAY, 1/12

Live Music

The Canyon: Country Night, 7 p.m.

The Garage: Blue Wednesdays with Randy and friends, 7-10 p.m.

REO Speedwagon comes to the Bank of America Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

The Grape: CHOMSKY Jazz, 7-10 p.m.

The Lookout: Tommy Foytek’s Variety Show, 7-10 p.m.

The Twist on Main (formerly Grapes and Hops): Country music, 7-9 p.m.

Comedy

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

Levity Live Comedy Club: D.J. Demers, 8 p.m

Other

Paddy’s: Be the Star Karaoke Night, 9 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Open mic with Kiana Marquez, 7 p.m.

THURSDAY, 1/13

Live Music

Boatyard Pub: Bluegrass Thursday

The Grape: Tom Etchart, 5 p.m.; Blanco Diablo, 8-11 p.m.  

Leashless Brewing: Dylan Cunningham, 6:30 p.m.

Tony’s Pizzaria: Reggae Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Twist on Main (formerly Grapes and Hops): LA Jazz Connection hosted by Davey Miller, 7 p.m.

Winchester’s: Brandon Ragan, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Comedy

The Canyon: Laughter Heals hosted by Michelle MaliZaki and feat. Eliot Change, Ian Salmon, Kiki Yeung, Rochelle Marie, 7:30 p.m. ★ 

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Jennie McNulty, 7 p.m.

Online

Gary Ballen: “The Human Jukebox” on Facebook Live every Thursday, 7-9 p.m. www.facebook.com/garyballen1 

Other

Anna’s Cider: Trivia night, 7 p.m. 

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

Fatty Vegan: Open mic comedy, 7 p.m.

The Garage: Dart league

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

Keynote Lounge: Karaoke with KJ Carlos, 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Lookout: Acoustic Open Mic with Tommy Foytek, 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 with Betty-Jean, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

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

FRIDAY, 1/14

Live Music

A Bar Called Country (formerly The Tavern): TruckerBomb and Medicine Hat, 9 p.m. ★ 

Cantara Cellars: Slogan Acoustic, 7 p.m.

The Canyon: The Kottonmouth Kings with Seven40Seven, 7 p.m.

The Grape: Dave Gorospe and friends, 7-10 p.m.

Eliot Chang headlines Laughter Heals at The Canyon on Thursday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m. He is joined by host Michelle MaliZaki as well as Ian Salmon, Kiki Yeung and Rochelle Marie. Photo by enemypixels

The Greek: Richard and Janice, 3-6 p.m.

Keynote Lounge: Caliente, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Leashless Brewing: Keyth Garcia, Los Nauticals Acoustic, 6:30 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Brittney Burchett, 7 p.m.

The Twist on Main (formerly Grapes and Hops): Tex Pistols, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Winchester’s: Guy and Dave, 7 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Chris D’Elia and friends, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: John Diresta, 7 p.m.

DJs

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Other

The Garage: Karaoke with Steve Sharp, 7-11 p.m.

SATURDAY, 1/15

Live Music

Cantara Cellars: Ray Jaurique and the Uptown Brothers, 6:30 p.m.

The Canyon: Tom Sandoval with the Most Extras, Modern Original and DJ James Kennedy, 7 p.m.

Copa Cubana: Teresa Russell, 7-10 p.m.

The Garage: The Late Nights, 8-11 p.m.

The Grape: Fausto Cuevas Y La Moderna, 2-5 p.m.; Rufus Philpot, 8-11 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Jacob Marquez and the Good Vibes, 6:30 p.m.

NAMBA Performing Arts Space: Franck Goldwasser (AKA Paris Slim) with Carl Sonny Leyland, 7 p.m. ★

The Raven Tavern: Holger’s Heroes, 7 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley East; Cochran): Grunge Night with Everlong, Black Daze and Stoned Temple Pilots (Foo Fighters, Soundgarden and Stone Temple Pilots tributes), 8:15-11:15 p.m.

The Twist on Main (formerly Grapes and Hops): Steve and Sandy Williams, 2-5 p.m.; Dive Bar Messiahs, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

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

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Chris D’Elia and friends, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: John Diresta 7 p.m., Havana Club, 10 p.m.

DJs

Keynote Lounge: DJ Sherman, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Other

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

The Lookout: Sing Time Karaoke, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

SUNDAY, 1/16

Live Music

Leashless Brewing: Illunis, 3 p.m.

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

Mrs. Olson’s Coffee Hut: Teresa Russell, 12-3:30 p.m.

NOTE: THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO APRIL 24, 2022.Enjoy “An Intimate Evening With David Foster” at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m.

Oxnard Performing Arts Center: R&B Sundays on the Patio feat. the House Arrest Band, 1-4 p.m.

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

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

Tony’s Pizzaria: 80s Beach Party with Dork, 3-7 p.m.

The Twist on Main (formerly Grapes and Hops): Joe Delia: 2-5 p.m.

The Vine: Fire on the Mountain, 2-4 p.m.

Winchester’s: CRV, 2 p.m.

Zin Bistro: Jason Bourne, 4 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Chris D’Elia and friends, 7 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Drag By the She Sunday Brunch, 12 p.m.

DJs

The Garage: Soul Sundays with DJ Also, 12-7 p.m.

Other

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

Harbor Cove Cafe: Yacht Rock Sunday

MONDAY, 1/17

Other

The Garage: Free pool and darts all day; industry discounts

The Grape: Hans Ottsen jazz jam, 7-10 p.m.

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.

TUESDAY, 1/18

Live Music

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

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

Ric’s Restaurant: Tour Support, 5-8 p.m.

Vaquero Y Mar: Sea Hunters, 5-7 p .m.

Other

Azar’s Sports Bar: Rockstar Karaoke, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

 

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

The Grape: Jazz jam hosted by Hans Ottsen, 7-10 p.m.

The Lookout: Trivia, 7:30 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley East; Cochran): Rockstar Karaoke, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Shores: Karaoke, 8-11 p.m.

Star Lounge: Karaoke, 8-11:30 p.m.

Vaquero Y Mar: Karaoke with Paul, 8-11 p.m.

The Vine: Tuesday Night Trivia, 7-8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 1/19

Live Music

Bank of America Performing Arts Center: An Intimate Evening with David Foster, 7 p.m. POSTPONED DUE TO COVID 

The Canyon: Country Night, 7 p.m.

The Garage: Blue Wednesdays with Randy and friends, 7-10 p.m.

The Grape: Incahoots, 7-10 p.m.

The Lookout: Tommy Foytek’s Variety Show, 7-10 p.m.

The Twist (formerly Grapes and Hops): Country music, 7-9 p.m.

Comedy

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

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

Other

O’Leary’s Tavern: Karaoke, 8-11 p.m.

Paddy’s: Paddy’s: Be the Star Karaoke Night, 9 p.m.

Tipsy Goat: Rockstar Karaoke, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Ventura, Colt St.): Head Games Trivia Night, 7-9 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Open mic with Kiana Marquez, 7 p.m.