NIGHTLIFE: Flattop Tom and his Jump Cats to perform at Hip Kitty
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.
CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK ARENA: 4000 E. Ontario Center, Ontario. Visit www.cbbankarena.com.
—July 20 through 24: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Dragons.
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, July 19: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka! Thursday Night Music featuring Mark Ward with special guest Patrick Langford (blues/jazz).
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.
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.
—July 20 and 21: Jimmy Dore has starred on several Comedy Central specials and is a writer and performer for the off-Broadway hit The Marijuana-Logues. He hosts his own weekly radio show on KPFK Los Angeles and co-hosts the popular podcast Comedy and Everything Else with Todd Glass and Stef Zamorano.
THE GLASS HOUSE: 200 W. Second St., Pomona. 865-3802.
—July 23: Emery. $12 to $15 at 7 p.m.
—July 28: mewithoutYou. $15 to $17 at 7 p.m.
—August 14: Franz Ferdinand. $25 to $30 at 8 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: 2-drink minimum. Info: 447-6700 or www.hipkittyjazz.com.
—Wednesday, July 18: Open Jam Night with Songword (singer/songwriter). 8 p.m.
—Thursday, July 19: LA Blues Casters (blues). 8 p.m.
—Friday, July 20: Big Papa and the TCB (swing). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, July 21: Flattop Tom and his Jump Cats (swing/jump blues). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Sunday, July 22: Urban Renewal Project (big band/jazz). 7 p.m.
—Tuesday, July 23: Beat Cinema (DJ). 10 p.m.
HOTEL CASA 425: 425 W. First St., Claremont. Call 624-2272 or visit www.casa425.com.
—Saturday, July 28: Brandon Bernstein Trio (jazz/lounge). 7 to 10 p.m.
—Sunday, August 5: Whiskey tasting and class with mixologist Will Van Leuven. There will be 4 tasting rounds including whiskey imported from Scotland, Ireland, Japan and Canada. The spirits will be paired with appetizers and 3 small plate courses, selected specifically to enhance the whiskey tasting experience. $60. Advance reservations are required. Call 624-2272. 4 to 7 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, July 18: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing.
—Thursday, July 19: Baldy Mountain Jazz Band (jazz). 8 p.m.
—Friday, July 20: Junction 10 with special guests (country/roots rock). 10 p.m.
—Saturday, July 21: Phaxanation and the Dust Kickers (garage band/psychedelic). 10 p.m.
—Sunday, July 22: Dining music at 6 p.m. followed by Sunday Night Living Room Jam at 9 p.m.
—Tuesday, July 31: 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.
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