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NIGHTLIFE: Live music in Claremont August 1 through 9

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.

ESPIAUS RESTAURANTE Y CANTINA: 109 Yale Ave., Claremont. Cantina remains open until flow of customers slows down. 621-1818.

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, August 2: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka! Thursday Night Music featuring the McCrevasse Brothers (folk 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.

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.

—August 3 and 4: KT Tatara’s comedy is sometimes brutally honest and provides unique insight into timeless topics such as gender roles and race. He has performed across the country and is one of the most requested comedians on the college circuit.

THE GLASS HOUSE: 200 W. Second St., Pomona. 865-3802.

—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, August 1: Open Jam Night with The Claremont Voodoo Society (roots rock/blues). 8 p.m.

Thursday, August 2: Amanda Castro (jazz). 8 p.m.

Friday, August 3: Maureen and the Mercury 5 (swing/rockabilly). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

Saturday, August 4: Phat Cat Swinger (swing). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Sunday, August 5: The Bastards of Belleville (blues). 7 p.m.

—Tuesday, August 7: Beat Cinema (DJ). 10 p.m.

HOTEL CASA 425: 425 W. First St., Claremont. Call 624-2272 or visit www.casa425.com.

—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.

—Saturday, August 11: Joe LoPiccolo Trio (jazz).

—Saturday, August 25: Sarkis Turgutyan Trio (jazz).

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, August 1: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing.

—Thursday, August 2: Baldy Mountain Jazz Band (jazz). 8 p.m.

—Friday, August 3: Alice Walace (folk/country/blues). 10 p.m.

—Saturday, August 4: The Fingers (rock). 10 p.m.

—Sunday, August 5: Dining music at 6 p.m. followed by Sunday Night Living Room Jam at 9 p.m.

—Tuesday, August 7: 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.

WALTER’S RESTAURANT: 310 Yale Ave., Claremont. Happy hour daily from 4 to 9 p.m. Live DJ on Friday nights from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover charge. During non-happy hours receive $2 off any drink from the bar with college ID. Appetizers served until midnight. 624-4914.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: At least one week before date of the event. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Phone: 621-4761. Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. There is NO guarantee that all items submitted will be published. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711.