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PICTURED: Emmy-winning composer and musician Camara Kambon comes to Ventura County this week, offering two opportunities to see him perform. He’ll be at The Grape on Thursday, Aug. 11, 7-10 p.m. and again at NAMBA Performing Arts Space on Friday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. He is joined by sax player Javier Vergara for both shows. 


WEDNESDAY, 8/10

Live Music

The Canyon: Country Night, 7 p.m.

The Garage: Blue Wednesdays Live Blues, 7-10 p.m.

The Grape: Brazilian Jazz with Teka and New Bossa, 7-10 p.m.

Libbey Bowl: Richie Kotzen, 5 p.m.

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

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

The Six Social House: Wicked Wednesdays with Bone Maggot, 7 p.m.

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

The Twist on Main: Americana and Whiskey Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.

Ventura County Fairgrounds (Grandstand Arena): Cheap Trick, 7:30 p.m.  

Comedy

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

Other

Music Freqs: Student Showcase, 7 p.m.

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

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

THURSDAY, 8/11

Live Music

Boatyard Pub: Bluegrass Thursday

The Canyon: L.A. Guns and Slow Burning Car, 7 p.m.

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

The Garage: Lucy Moringstar Unplugged, 8-10 p.m.

The Grape: Javier Vergara and Camara Kambon, 7-10 p.m.  

The Manhattan: Mark Moulin Duo, 6-9 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: Brandon Ragan, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Preacher Lawson, 7:30 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Rainbow Night with Jennie McNulty, 7 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.

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

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

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

FRIDAY, 8/12

Live Music

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

Cantara Cellars: Katie Shorey “Disco Friday Night,” 7-10 p.m.

The Canyon: Hollywood U2 (tribute), 7 p.m.

Deer Lodge: Romper and Camino Muerto, 9 p.m.

Four Brix Winery: Ignition, 6-8:30 p.m.

The Grape: Allan Hinds and Brad Rabuchins, 8-10 p.m.

Lost Dog Street Band comes to the Ventura Music Hall on Friday, Aug. 12, at 9 p.m. The band is joined by Matt Heckler.

Heritage Square: The British Beat, 6-8:30 p.m.

High Street Arts Center: Cuts Like a Knife (Bryan Adams tribute), 7:30 p.m.

Keynote Lounge: Heart and Soul, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Manhattan: Lisa Ritner Duo, 6:30 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Cinnamon Whiskey, 8-11 p.m.

NAMBA Performing Arts Space: Camara Kambon with Javier Vergara, 7 p.m.  

The Raven Tavern: Jetlemons, 8 p.m.

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

Topa Topa Brewing (Ojai): Jess Bush, 7-9 p.m.

The Twist on Main: The Tossers, 8-11 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Lost Dog Street Band and Matt Heckler, 9 p.m.

The Vine: Tony Jannotta, 7-9 p.m.

Winchester’s: National Cats, 7 p.m.

Comedy

Preacher Lawson headlines Levity Live Comedy Club this weekend, with shows on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; and on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Levity Live Comedy Club: Preacher Lawson, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Don Friesen, 7 p.m.

DJs

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Other

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

GiGi’s: Karaoke, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Libbey Bowl: Ojai Film Society presents Summer of Soul, 7:3o p.m.

SATURDAY, 8/13

Live Music

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

Agave Maria (Camarillo): Teresa Russell, 5-8 p.m.

Azar’s Sports Bar: Old School, 8 p.m.

Cantara Cellars: The Dirty Lowdown, 6:30 p.m.

The Canyon: Which One’s Pink (Pink Floyd tribute) and Whisky Kick, 7 p.m.

Channel Islands Harbor (Harbor View Park): In Contempt Band, 4-6 p.m.

Four Brix Winery: Strummed Down, 1-3:30 p.m.

The Garage: Zep Heads, 8-11 p.m.

The Grape: Fausto Cuevas y La Moderna, 2-5 p.m.; Jimmy Kalire, 8-11 p.m.

Harley’s Camarillo Bowl: Looking West, 6:30-9 p.m.

High Street Arts Center: Billy Nation (Billy Joel tribute), 7:30 p.m.

The Manhattan: Mark and Jim Duo, 6:30 p.m.

Margarita Villa: Big Adventure, 8-11 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Cinnamon Whiskey, 8 p.m.

Rock and Roll Pizza (Simi Valley, Cochran): A Dustland Fairytale (Killers tribute), 8:30-11:30 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Vinny Berry, 2-5 p.m.; Ray Jaurique, 8-11 p.m.

Ventura Music Hall: Vista Kicks, 9 p.m.

Ventura Theater: Glad You Scored, 8:30-10:30 p.m.

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

Winchester’s: James Broz Band, 2-5 p.m.

Comedy

Camarillo Academy of Performing Arts: Free Range Comedy presents “Hot Wings!”, 7:30-9 p.m. 

The Garage: The Craig Kasamis Birthday Roast, 4-7 p.m.

Levity Live Comedy Club: Preacher Lawson, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club: Don Friesen, 7 p.m.

DJs

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

Paddy’s: DJ Nick Dean

Seaside Promenade Stage (Ventura Harbor): Seaside DJ Saturdays, 12-3 p.m.

Other

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

SUNDAY, 8/14

Live Music

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

Libbey Bowl: Air Supply, 7 p.m.

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

Margarita Villa: Corsican Brothers, 5-8 p.m.

The Raven Tavern: Matt Gray, 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.

Seaside Promenade Stage (Ventura Harbor): Steel Drum Sundays, 12-3 p.m.

Tony’s Pizzaria: Sunday Beach Party, 3-7 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Bob Bishop Band, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Bella Lucarelli, 5-7 p.m.

Vaquero Y Mar: Del Franklin, 4-7 p.m.

The Vine: Austin Vallejo, 2-3:30 p.m.

Winchester’s: Karen Eden and the Bad Apples, 3 p.m.

Zin Bistro: Jason Bourne, 4 p.m.

Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club: Ross Mathews Presents Dragtastic Bubbly Brunch, 12 p.m.; Dustin Nickerson, 7 p.m.

DJs

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

Other

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

The Garage: SICC House Art and Bakery Sale Benefit, 12-5 p.m.

GiGi’s: Karaoke, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Harbor Cove Cafe: Yacht Rock Sunday

MONDAY, 8/15

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, 8/16

Live Music

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

The Grape: The Robert Van Trio, 5-7 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: 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; 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.

Winchester’s: Open Mic Night with Jenna Rose, 6-9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 8/17

Live Music

The Canyon: Country Night, 7 p.m.

The Garage: Blue Wednesdays Live Blues, 7-10 p.m.

The Grape: Peter Curtis Trio, 7-10 p.m.

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

The Manhattan: Richard Weiss, 6-8 p.m.

The Six Social House: Wicked Wednesdays with Bone Maggot, 7 p.m.

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

Topa Topa Brewing (Ojai): Brooks Hope, 6-8 p.m.

The Twist on Main: Americana and Whiskey Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.

Comedy

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

Other

Music Freqs: Student Showcase, 7 p.m.

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

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