NIGHTLIFE: Claremont concerts and shows
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, May 29: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka Thursday Night Music with David Chapman.
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. (909) 624-2928 or folkmusiccenter.com.
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, May 23: Grant Cotter from MTV. 7 and 9:30 p.m.
—Saturday, May 24: Grant Cotter from MTV. 7 and 9:30 p.m.
—Sunday, May 25: Two Milk Minimum at 4:30 p.m. and First Timer Funnies with William Randolph at 7 p.m.
—Thursday, May 29: First Timer Funnies with Noe Gonzalez. 8 p.m.
—Friday, May 30: Jeff Richards from Saturday Night Live. 7 and 9:30 p.m.
—Saturday, May 31: Jeff Richards from Saturday Night Live. 7 and 9:30 p.m.
FOX THEATER POMONA: 301 S. Garey Ave., Pomona. foxpomona.com.
—Friday, June 6: Saosin. 9 p.m. $30-$32.50
—Saturday, June 21: John York. $15. 7:30 p.m.
—Thursday, June 26: Trippin the Sixties featuring Barry McGuirre and John York. $20. 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, May 23: Griff Hamlin and the Circle City Horns (blues). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, May 24: Lil “A” and the Allnighters (blues). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Sunday, May 25: Amanda Castro (jazz). 7 p.m.
—Tuesday, May 27: Innerphase and Jetpacks and Laser Guns (electronic). 9 p.m.
—Wednesday, May 28: Open Jam with The Lounge Trio (jazz). 8 p.m.
—Thursday, May 29: Sand Storm (world). 7 p.m.
—Friday, May 30: Ginger & the Hoosier Daddys (swing). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, May 31: Gino Saputo & the George Kahn Band (jazz). 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.
—Saturday, May 24: Desperation Squad (rock/punk). 10 p.m.
—Sunday, May 25: Piano Sunday with Patrick Vargas and Cinema Sundays featuring Urgh! A Music War (1981).
—Tuesday, May 27: King Trivia Night. 9:30 p.m.
—Wednesday, May 28: Wine Wednesday with music by Joe Atman at 9:30 p.m.
—Thursday, May 29: Baldy Mountain Jazz Band (jazz) at 8:30 p.m. and DJ Sebastian Karim (dance/electro/soul/hip hop) at 11 p.m.
—Friday, May 30: Technicolor Hearts (electro) and Gina Roode (acoustic). 10 p.m.
—Saturday, May 31: Blues Highway (blues/rock). 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.
RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTANIC GARDEN: 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont in the California Courtyard. Tickets: $6 for adult members, $3 for seniors, students and children 3 to 12 years. Non-member prices are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors, students and children. Call 625-8767 or visit rsabg.org. Gates open at 6 p.m., performances begin at 7 p.m.
—Saturday, May 31: Ben and Ellen Harper headline the 2014 Claremont Folk Festival. Various folk musicians perform at the festival; art and food vendors will also be present. Tickets are $40 to $125; children 12 and under may attend for free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit folkmusiccenter.com/folk-festival for more information and ticket purchases.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.