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PICTURED: It’s a night of dream grunge (Moonily) and dark punk (Head Cut) at the Deer Lodge on Saturday, May 28. The show starts at 9 p.m.


WEDNESDAY, 5/25

Live Music

The Canyon: Country Night, 7 p.m.

The Garage: Blues with Randy and Friends, 7-10 p.m.

The Grape: The Eric G. Project, 7-10 p.m.

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

Surfside Seafood: Teresa Russell, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Vintage Roots Collaboration hosted by Jesse Jay Harris, 7-9 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Brother Ali, Locksmith, DJ Last Word, 8 p.m.

Ventura Theater: Glass Animals, 8:30 p.m.

Comedy

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

Levity Live Comedy Club: J.B. Ball, 8 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley East; Cochran): Cosmic Comedy, 7-10 p.m.

Other

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

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

THURSDAY, 5/26

Live Music

Boatyard Pub: Bluegrass Thursday

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

The Grape: Pete’s Pandemic Playlist album release feat. Peter Curtis, Ben Scholz and Rick Shaw, 7-10 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Katie Leigh, 6:30 p.m.

The Manhattan: Carmen and the Renegade Vigilantes, 6 p.m.

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

The Twist on Main: L.A. Jazz Connection, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Winchester’s: Frank Barajas, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Comedy

The Canyon: Laughter Heals presents Comedy at the Canyon with Craig Shoemaker and friends, 7 p.m.

Levity Live Comedy Club: JR De Guzman, 8 p.m.

Other

Anna’s Cider: Trivia night, 7 p.m. 

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

GiGi’s: Karaoke, 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: Acoustic Open Mic with Tommy Foytek, 7-10 p.m.

The Manhattan: Trivia night, 7 p.m.

Music Freqs: Jam Night (“Back on the Chain Gang,” The Pretenders), 7-8 p.m.

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

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

FRIDAY, 5/27

Live Music

1901 Speakeasy: Teresa Russell, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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

Cantara Cellars: Brandon Ragan, 7 p.m.

The Canyon: Oingo Boingo Former Members with Seven40Seven, 7 p.m.

Crown and Anchor: Studebaker Hawk, 7-10 p.m.

The Garage: Jayden Secor, 8-11 p.m.

The Grape: Fred Kaplan, 5-7 p.m.; NYChillharmonic, 8-11 p.m.

Peter Curtis makes a special appearance at The Grape on Thursday, May 26, 7-10 p.m. He will perform with Ben Scholz and Rick Shaw in support of the release of his latest album, Pete’s Pandemic Playlist.

Keynote Lounge: Heathers on Fire, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Leashless Brewing: Keyth Garcia, 7 p.m.

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

Margarita Villa: Colette Lovejoy, 8-11 p.m.

Ojai Valley Brewery: Hannah Jobus, 6:30 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Doc Rogers Band, 8 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley East; Cochran): FamDamly, 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Topa Topa Brewing (Ojai): Mike Barrone, 7-9 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Mark Masson and friends, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Golden Hour Fridays with Sgt. Pepper (Beatles tribute), 5 p.m.; Gasolina Reggaeton Party, 9:30 p.m.

The Vine: Duncan and the Dragonslayers, 7-9 p.m.

Winchester’s: Vanise Terry, 7 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: JR De Guzman, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Auggie Smith, 7 p.m.

DJs

Azar’s Sports Bar: DJ Night

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Other

GiGi’s: Karaoke, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Music Freqs: Jam Night (“Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked,” Cage the Elephant), 7-8 p.m.

NAMBA Performing Arts Space: Listening Room Redux, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, 5/28

Live Music

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

Cantara Cellars: Caliente Band 805, 6:30 p.m.

The Canyon: Bonfire (AC/DC tribute), 7 p.m.

Deer Lodge: Moonily and Head Cut, 9 p.m.

DVP Stage (Downtown Ventura, Main and California): Sepiatone, 5-8 p.m.

The Garage Bar: The Deft Pilots, 8-11 p.m.

GiGi’s: Vacant Skies, 7 p.m.

The Grape: Fausto Cuevas y La Moderna, 2-5 p.m.; The Tyler Hammond Jazz Experience, 8-11 p.m.

Harley’s Camarillo Bowl: Trucker Bomb, 7-9 p.m.

Junkyard Cafe: Teresa Russell, 6-9 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Illunis,7 p.m.

The Manhattan: Michael Falcone Trio, 6:30 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Red Rhythm, 8-11 p.m.

Oceanview Pavilion: Bruno and the Hooligans (Bruno Mars tribute), 7:30-11 p.m.

Rancho Santa Susana Community Park: Happy Face Music Festival with Mike Campbell and the Dirty Knobs, Sam Morrow, Hardcastle and Kelly’s Lot, 1-8 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Daily Prophet, 8 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley East; Cochran): Grunge Night with Everlong and Temple of Pilots (Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots tributes), 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Sans Souci: Stellar Ruins with No Silence, 10 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Jayden Secor, 2-5 p.m.; Guy Martin, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Yung Meekz, 9 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: The Strike and Sub-Radio, 9 p.m.

Ventura Theater: The Exploited, Cro-Mags, Total Chaos, The Afraid, 8 p.m.

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

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: JR De Guzman, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Auggie Smith, 7 p.m.

The Strike comes to Ventura Music Hall on Saturday, May 28, at 9 p.m. The band is joined by Sub-Radio.

DJs

Keynote: DJ AVG, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Other

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

SUNDAY, 5/29

Live Music

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

Boatyard Pub: RJ Mischo, 6 p.m.

Leashless Brewing: Daniela Cardillo, 6:30 p.m.

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

MadeWest Brewing (Ventura, Donlon St.): Lindsey Marie, 3-5 p.m.

Margarita Villa: CRV, 5-8 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.

Topa Topa Brewing (Camarillo): The Swillys, 2-4 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Joe Delia, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Deja Vu Too, 5-8 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Ravyn Lenae, 8 p.m.

The Vine: Austin Vallejo, 2-4 p.m.

Winchester’s: Spoony and Dubz, 3 p.m.

Zin Bistro: Jason Bourne, 4 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: JR De Guzman, 7 p.m.

DJs

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

Other

The Canyon: Australia’s Thunder from Down Under, 7 p.m.

GiGi’s: Karaoke with Betty Jean

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

Harbor Cove Cafe: Yacht Rock Sunday

MONDAY, 5/30

Live Music

Deer Lodge: SummerCusp feat. Skyway Man, Kelly McFarling and Scott Hirsch and the Morning Ramble, 3 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Los Amigos, 5-8 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Divebar Steve Trio with Jerry Breiner, 2-5 p.m.

Other

The Garage: Billiard league; industry discounts

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, 5/31

Live Music

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

GiGi’s: CancerSlug, 8 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.

Winchester’s: Fundraiser of Music and Arts for Youth with Saint Pierre, 5:30 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: The Gratitude Jazz Jam, 7-10 p.m.

Keynote Lounge: Karaoke with Steve Sharp, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Lookout: Trivia, 7 p.m.

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, 6/1

Live Music

The Canyon: Country Night, 7 p.m.

The Garage: Blues with Randy and Friends, 7-10 p.m.

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

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

Surfside Seafood: Teresa Russell, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Vintage Roots Collaboration hosted by Jesse Jay Harris, 7-9 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Coi Leray, 8 p.m.

Comedy

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

Levity Live Comedy Club: Comedy for a Cause benefiting DRAGG and feat. Darren Carter, Skip Clark, Luz Pazos and Dylan White, 7:30 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley East; Cochran): Cosmic Comedy, 7-10 p.m.

Other

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

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