NIGHTLIFE: Kira Soltanovich to perform at Flappers Comedy in Claremont
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 14: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka! Thursday Night Music featuring The Bastards of Belleville (blues).
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.
—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. $15. 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 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: Kira Soltanovich was born in the former Soviet Union and raised by immigrant parents in San Francisco: “Like most kids, my parents took me to Disneyland—not for the rides, for the lines. They assumed there’d be food at the end of them.”
HIP KITTY JAZZ & FONDUE: 502 W. First St., Claremont 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 13: Open Jam Night with Geno and the Standards (jazz). 8 p.m.
—Thursday, June 14: LA Blues Casters (rhythm and blues). 8 p.m.
—Friday, June 15: Big Papa and the TCB (swing). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, June 16: The Chris Williams Electric Quorum (jazz/vocal). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Sunday, June 17: Corey’s Dixie-Bop Quartet (jazz/tin pan ally). 7 p.m.
—Tuesday, June 19: 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 13: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing.
—Thursday, June 14: Ray Woods Jazz (jazz). 9 p.m.
—Friday, June 15: Stanley T. and The Homewreckers (blues/soul/rock). 10 p.m.
—Saturday, June 16: The Claremont Voodoo Society (blues). 10 p.m.
—Sunday, June 17: Dining music at 6 p.m. followed by Sunday Night Living Room Jam at 9 p.m.
—Tuesday, June 19: 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.