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NIGHTLIFE: Claremont concert and show listings

CASA DE SALSA: 415 W. Foothill Blvd. This is a restaurant that offers weekly live entertainment. (909) 445-1200.

Thursdays: Michael Ryan and Friends. 6 to 9 p.m.

—Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: Romantic guitarist Vicente Victoria. 5 p.m.

—Sundays: Mariachi San Pedro. Brunch. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

EUREKA CLAREMONT: 580 W. First St., Claremont. Open from 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday; closes at 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. “Hoppy” Hour daily from 2 to 6 p.m. (909) 445-8875.

—Mondays: Local Mondays featuring $3 Dale Bros. Brewery pints.

—Tuesdays: 50 percent off all wines by the glass.

—Wednesdays: Steal-the-Glass craft beer of the week. Meet the brewer first Wednesday of every month.

—Thursday, April 17: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka Thursday Night Music Craic Haus.

THE FOLK MUSIC CENTER: 220 Yale Ave., Claremont Village.

—Open mic night, the last Sunday of every month. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m.; performances run from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Admission is $1. Info: (909) 624-2928 or folkmusiccenter.com.

—Saturday, April 12: Cathy Barton is a protégé of Roy Acuff, Jimmie Driftwood and Grandpa Jones. A master of the frailing banjo style, she is a multiple winner of the Tennessee old-time banjo championship. She introduced the hammered dulcimer to the Walnut Valley Festival at Winfield, and holds a master’s degree in folklore. Dave Para, playing with old-time performers, has developed a great repertoire of traditional songs and stories, and a fantastic stage presence that carries over into their recordings. 7:30 p.m. $15.

FLAPPERS COMEDY: 540 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. 18+. Show times: Friday at 8 and 10 p.m., Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

—Friday, April 11: Don Friesen from Live at Gotham. 7 and 9:30 p.m.

—Saturday, April 12: Don Friesen from Live at Gotham. 7 and 9:30 p.m.

­­ —Sunday, April 13: Two Milk Minimum at 4:30 p.m. and Silly Sundays Open Mic/Auditions at 9 p.m.

—Friday, April 18: Kevin Shea from Comedy Central. 7 and 9:30 p.m.

—Saturday, April 19: Kevin Shea from Comedy Central. 7 and 9:30 p.m.

GELENCSER HOUSE CONCERTS: gelencserhouseconcerts.com. Directions given upon reservation, (909) 596-1266 or singfolk@yahoo.com.

—Saturday, May 10: Tribute artist Jim Curry, whose voice was heard in the CBS-TV movie Take Me Home: The John Denver Story, has performed Denver’s music in sold out shows throughout the country and has emerged as the top performer of his legacy of hits. Suggested donation is $15. 7:30 p.m.

HIP KITTY JAZZ & FONDUE: 502 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. Tuesday through Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Live jazz every night. Admission: Two-drink minimum. Info: (909) 447-6700 or hipkittyjazz.com.

—Friday, April 11: Phat Cat Swinger (big band/swing). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Saturday, April 12: Switchblade 3 (rockabilly/blues). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Sunday, April 13: Jaxx Sessions presents Nancy Sanchez (jazz). 7 p.m.

—Tuesday, April 15: Eva and the Vagabond Tales (folk). 9 p.m.

—Wednesday, April 16: Open Jam Night with Carl Bunch & Friends (jam). 8 p.m.

—Thursday, April 17: Skirt & Suit (jazz). 7 p.m.

—Friday, April 18: Hobo Jazz (jazz). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Saturday, April 19: The Tim Gill All-Stars (big band). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

THE PRESS RESTAURANT: 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont Village. Thursday through Saturday until 2 a.m. Live DJ every Thursday at 11 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m. Standing room only after 9:30 p.m. No cover. (909) 625-4808.

—Friday, April 11: Yard Way (reggae). 10 p.m.

—Saturday, April 12: Bastards of Belleville (jazz). 10 p.m.

—Sunday, April 13: Piano Sunday with Amy Rowe at 6 p.m. followed by Cinema Sundays featuring Jazz on a Summer’s Day (1959) at 9:30 p.m.

—Tuesday, April 15: King Trivia Night. 9:30 p.m.

—Wednesday, April 16: Wine Wednesday with music by Joe Atman at 9:30 p.m.

—Thursday, April 17: Baldy Mountain Jazz Band (jazz) at 8:30 p.m. and DJ LisBomb at 11 p.m.

—Friday, April 18: Don’t Kick Jimmy (rock/progessive). 10 p.m.

—Saturday, April 19: Jetpacks and Lazerguns (indie/synth). 10 p.m.

PIANO PIANO: 555 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Live dueling piano show times: Wednesday and Thursday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. 21 and over. $5 cover charge on Fridays and Saturdays after 8 p.m. (no cover charge with student ID). (909) 547-4266.

—Tuesdays: Taco Tuesday with $1 tacos, $2 Coronas and $3 margaritas. Rock the mic or jam with the band.

Wednesdays: “Rockstar Karaoke.” Rock the mic or jam with the band. $2 Bud Lights and $4 Vodka Rockstars. 9 p.m.

WALTER’S RESTAURANT: 310 Yale Ave., Claremont. VIP and fire pit lounge open from 7 to 10 p.m. Happy hour specials are only valid in the bar and lounge areas. (909) 767-2255.

—Margarita Mondays: $5 margaritas, $5 house wine, $5 Jacaranda Rye, $5 Tandoori chicken wings.

—Tequila Tuesdays: $5 house tequila, $5 house wine, $5 Double Dude IPA and $5 nachos.

—Whiskey Wednesdays: $5 whiskey, $5 house wine, $5 Dale Bros. Black Beer and $5 bruschetta.

—Thirsty Thursdays: $5 beers, half off wine bottles and appetizers (not specials).

—Finest Fridays: $5 house vodka, $5 house wine, $5 Claremont Craft Double Dude IPA, $5 Walter’s Honey Blonde, $5 Dale Bros. Pomona Queen, $5 nachos and $7 classic burger and fries.

—Saturdays and Sundays: $4 bloody Marys, $4 mimosas, $5 fireball shots, $5 Afghan fries and $5 Stone Pale Ale, all day and night.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.