NIGHTLIFE: Folk Music Center to host fusion of Appalachian strings and Zimbabwean keys
CASA DE SALSA: 415 W. Foothill Blvd. This is a restaurant that offers weekly live entertainment. 445-1200.
—Thursday: Michael Ryan and Friends. 6 to 9 p.m.
—Friday through Sunday: Romantic guitarist Vicente Victoria. 5 p.m. to closing.
—Sunday: Mariachi San Pedro. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
EUREKA! GOURMET BURGERS & CRAFT BEER: 580 W. First St., Claremont. “Hoppy” Hour daily from 2 to 6 p.m. 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, June 7: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka! Thursday Night Music featuring The Calicos (rock).
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: 624-2928 or www.folkmusiccenter.com.
—Sunday, June 10: Transatlantic Steel, Appalachian strings and Zimbabwean keys. Free show. 7 p.m.
—Saturday, June 16: After disbanding the Los Angeles new wave/power pop group the Plimsouls, Peter Case launched a career as a singer/songwriter specializing in the flat-pick guitar style and semiautobiographical stories of drifters. 7:30 p.m.
—Saturday, June 23: Joel Rafael is an internationally-recognized songwriter from San Diego and is considered to be one of the most natural interpreters of Woody Guthrie’s songs. He has been a featured performer at the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. Mr. Rafael tours the country as both a solo artist and with the Joel Rafael Band. $12. 7:30 p.m.
FLAPPERS COMEDY: 540 W. First St., Claremont. (Claremont Packing House) 18+. Show Times: Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
—June 15 and 16: Darren Carter uses rap, break dance and hip hop with humor, headlining The Comedy Store, The Improv, The Laugh Factory and more.
HIP KITTY JAZZ & FONDUE: 502 W. First St., the Packing House. Wednesday through Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Live jazz every night. Admission: 2-drink minimum. Info: 447-6700 or www.hipkittyjazz.com.
—Wednesday, June 6: Open Jam Night with The Claremont Voodoo Society (blues). 8 p.m.
—Thursday, June 7: Seth Greenberg’s Gamma Midoriyama (jazz). 8 p.m.
—Friday, June 8: Hobo Jazz (jazz). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, June 9: The Lindy Sisters (swing/jazz). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Sunday, June 10: Sweet-Heat World Beat & Latin Rhythms (jazz/world/Latin). 7 p.m.
—Tuesday, June 12: Beat Cinema (DJ). 10 p.m.
THE PRESS RESTAURANT: 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont Village. Thursday through Saturday, until 2 a.m. Live DJ every Thursday at 11 p.m. 21+ after 9 p.m. Standing room only after 9:30 p.m. No cover. 625-4808.
—Wednesday, June 6: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing.
—Friday, June 8: The Bottlecap Boys (folk). 10 p.m.
—Saturday, June 9: The Claremont Voodoo Society (blues). 10 p.m.
—Sunday, June 10: Dining music at 6 p.m. followed by Sunday Night Living Room Jam at 9 p.m.
—Tuesday, June 12: King Trivia Night. Answer trivia questions for a chance to win beer. 9 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+. $5 cover charge on Fridays and Saturdays after 8 p.m. (no cover charge with student ID). 547-4266.
—Tuesdays: Taco Tuesday with $1 tacos, $2 Coronas, and $3 margaritas.
—Wednesdays: “Rockstar Karaoke,” rock the mic or jam with the band. $2 Bud Lights and $4 Vodka Rockstars. 9 p.m.