NIGHTLIFE: Food trucks, concerts and pubs—oh my!
Local brewery hosts Food Truck Fridays
Visit Claremont Craft Ales on Fridays and enjoy food truck favorites from 5 to 9 p.m. Claremont Craft Ales is located at 1420 N. Claremont Blvd. # 204 C. Food trucks are parked in the back of the building near the garage door.
3/29 Tortas 2 Die 4 Serving wraps, salads, tacos and sandwiches.
4/5 Calbi BBQ Featuring new generation tacos, the Calbi Burrito,
quesadillas and Calbi Rice Bowl.
4/12 The Grilled Cheese Truck Indulge in savory or sweet grilled cheese sandwiches with an array of dipping sauces and soup or sides.
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 a.m. to 2 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. Open daily from 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and closes at 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. “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, April 4: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka! Thursday Night Music featuring Craic Haus.
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.
—Through March 30: The Friends of the Bernard Biological Field Station (FBBFS) are having their annual silent auction of works by local artists during the month of March. Ceramics, glass, paintings, jewelry, textiles, and more are up for bid. Items can be seen in the window of the Folk Music Center. Bids can be left any day except Mondays from now through March 30. FBBFS is a non-profit organization dedicated to education and the environment.
—Saturday, April 20: The Dustbowl Revival is a Venice, California-based roots collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, jug band, swamp blues and hot swing of the 1930s. Performance at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. $10.
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.
—March 29 and 30: 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.
—April 5 and 6: Deven and Joel Comedy Duo have been performing from coast to coast since 1998. This comedy couple is best known for their satire and music parodies.
FOX THEATER POMONA: 301 S. Garey Ave., Pomona. www.foxpomona.com.
—Friday, April 19: Bullet for my Valentine.
—Thursday, April 25: Crystal Castles.
THE GLASS HOUSE: 200 W. Second St., Pomona. 865-3802.
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.
—Friday, March 29: Hobo Jazz (swing). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, March 30: Rumble King (rock ‘n roll). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Sunday, April 1: Refugio Instrumental Blues Band (Instumental). 7 p.m.
—Tuesday, April 2: Ladies Night (female DJs). 9 p.m.
—Wednesday, April 3: Open Jam Night the Claremont Voodoo Society. (jazz). 8 p.m.
—Thursday, April 4: The Lounge Trio at 7 p.m. and Beat Cinema (DJ) at 10 p.m.
—Friday, April 5: Flattop Tom & His Jump Cats (swing/jump blues). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, April 6: Ginger and the Hoosier Daddys (rock ‘n roll). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
HOTEL CASA 425: 425 W. First St., Claremont. Call 624-2272 or visit www.casa425.com.
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.
—Friday, March 29: Bill & Cristi (American songbook). 10 p.m.
—Saturday, March 30: Former Friends of Young Americans (indie). 10 p.m.
—Tuesday, April 2: King Trivia Night. Answer trivia questions for a chance to win beer. 9:30 p.m.
—Wednesday, April 3: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing.
—Thursday, April 4: Baldy Mountain Jazz Band (jazz). 8 p.m.
—Friday, April 5: Mr. Squeeze and the Medicine Show (Americana). 8 p.m.
—Saturday, April 6: Soul Track Mind (funk/R&B/jazz). 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+. $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. 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.
WALTER’S RESTAURANT: 310 Yale Ave., Claremont. VIP and fire pit lounge open from 7 to 10 p.m. 767-2255.
—Fridays: Gypsy Kings Style Spanish Guitar. Enjoy the authentic sounds of Kimera during your dinner/appetizers and drinks in the VIP lounge. 7 to 10 p.m.
WINE MERCHANTS: Claremont Packing House, 540 W. First St., Claremont. 445-9463. Mondays call, Tuesday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Sunday: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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