NIGHTLIFE: Claremont concerts and shows
CASA DE SALSA: 415 W. Foothill Blvd. This is a restaurant that offers weekly live entertainment. 445-1200.
—Thursdays: Michael Ryan and Friends. 6 to 9 p.m.
—Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: Romantic guitarist Vicente Victoria. 5 p.m.
—Sundays: Mariachi San Pedro. Brunch. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
EUREKA CLAREMONT: 580 W. First St., Claremont. Open from 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday; 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, November 14: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka Thursday Night Music with Mark Herring & Patrick Langford.
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, November 9: Rick Shea: With a very personal edge to his writing and singing, Mr. Shea performs classic folk/troubadour music. 7:30 p.m.
—Friday, November 15: American Parlor Songbook: This program broadcasts on KVCR and as a podcast online at www.americanparlorsongbook.com.?Come into the parlor for songs, stories, sketches and guests. Hosted from the piano by J.P. Houston with his wife Julie VanDusen, Mr. Houston sings the news of the week, answers advice letters in song, tells amusing stories, puts on mini radio plays with Ms. VanDusen and invites guests to join in the fun. Tonight’s featured guests include Squeakin’ Wheels and Peter Harper. 7:30 p.m.
—Saturday, November 23: Tellabration, an international night of storytelling. 7 p.m.
FLAPPERS COMEDY: 540 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. 18+. Show times: Friday at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
—Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9: Brian Dunkleman has hosted on American Idol, done a Showtime comedy special and appeared on The Tonight Show, My Name is Earl and Friends.
—Friday and Saturday, November 14, 15 and 16: James P. Connolly is a stand-up comedian and radio/TV host known for his playful, confident style and unique sense of humor. He is recognized across the country as one of the most played comedians on the Sirius XM Comedy channels and is a frequent guest on the nationally-syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show.
FOX THEATER POMONA: 301 S. Garey Ave., Pomona. www.foxpomona.com.
—Thursday, November 21: Sleeping with Sirens.
—Friday, November 29: Adventure Club.
—Saturday, December 21: The Cult Electric 13 World Tour.
THE GLASS HOUSE: 200 W. Second St., Pomona. 865-3802.
—Friday, November 22: KROQ presents Pennywise.
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: Two-drink minimum. Info: 447-6700 or www.hipkittyjazz.com.
—Friday, November 8: Hobo Jazz (jazz). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, November 9: Reno Jones (blues). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Sunday, November 10: Amanda Castro (jazz). 7 p.m.
—Tuesday, November 12: Eva and the Vagabond Tales. 9 p.m.
—Wednesday, November 13: Open Jam Night with Geno’s Standard Band (blues). 8 p.m.
—Thursday, November 14: The Lounge Trio. 7 p.m.
—Friday, November 15: The Tim Gill All-Stars (swing). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
—Saturday, November 16: Mark Tortorici and the Hollywood Combo (swing/blues). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.
HOTEL CASA 425: 425 W. First St., Claremont. Call 624-2272 or visit www.casa425.com.
—Saturday, October 26: Brandon Bernstein (trio) performs 7 to 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.
—Friday, November 8: Science Fiction Theatre (ethereal indie rock). 10 p.m.
—Saturday, November 9: Featherwolf (progressive rock). 10 p.m.
—Sunday, November 10: Sunday dinner piano music from 6 to 8 p.m. followed by “Cinema Sunday” at 9 p.m. featuring Spirited Away (2001) and Amelie (2001).
—Tuesday, November 12: King Trivia Night. Answer trivia questions for a chance to win beer. 9:30 p.m.
—Wednesday, November 13: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing. Joe Atman performs at 9:30 p.m.
—Thursday, November 14: Coleslaw. 10 p.m.
—Friday, November 15: Don’t Kick Jimmy. 10 p.m.
—Saturday, November 16: Sugar Mountain Mama Serenade. 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. Happy hour specials are only valid in the bar and lounge areas. 767-2255.
—Margarita Mondays: $2 house margaritas, $3 house wine, $3 delirium tremens and $3 bolawnies.
—Tequila Tuesdays: $2 house tequila, $3 house wine, $3 Coronas and $3 nachos.
—Whiskey Wednesdays: $2 house scotch or bourbon, $3 house wine, $3 Stella and $3 bruschetta.
—Thirsty Thursdays: Half-off all drinks and appetizers all evening.
—Finest Fridays: $2 house vodka, $3 Pomona Queen, Green Flash and Hanger 24. Plus $3 house wine, $4 nachos and $6 classic burger and fries all evening. Kimera performs Gypsy Kings-style music.
—Saturdays and Sundays: $3 Bloody Marys, mimosas and Afghan fries from opening to closing. Live jazz music is performed on weekends.
Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.