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Music in Ventura

Jazz artwork is Ventura's online music entertainment guide. Be it live or Memorex, you'll find all things music for this amazing town featuring incredible artists and musicians. We list everything from Karaoke joints to punk shows to down and dirty blues as well as the finest jazz jams.

Here's the deal. We want to make this town the next Austin or Seattle. We have so much talent and an abundance of venues to see them in. It really isn't that far-fetched. All we really needed was a one-stop reference to see what's what. We have also vowed to never charge the artists and to never charge the venues to be listed on our website.

You'll want to stop by weekly to see what's going on and again check in the nights you'll be hitting the town as we're always adding more shows as they come in and doing our best to keep up on last minute changes.

And, while you're here, be sure to check out our articles covering Ventura's music scene, as well as CD reviews of Ventura artists, and photo galleries of events held here.  Ventura Rocks baby!!!

Two Cents Worth

A Photographer's Rights

Ventura Rockin' It

Do You Contribute
to the Motion?

Ventura Musicians Rock

A Look at 2013

Venues vs Musicians?

Artists Photos

A Call to Artists:
What is Your Worth?

Ventura Rocks in the Ventura Breeze
See our Music Scene Articles
in the Ventura Breeze

Current Issue:  CA Blues & BBQ Festival; Ones To Watch Productions, Jimmy Calire & Hendrix
9/3 - 9/16: The Doug Webb Group with Danny Carey of Tool; White Buffalo and more...
8/20 - 9/2: Rachel Flowers, Makenzie's end of summer party; Doug Pettibone, Bombay's 30th
8/6 - 8/19: Casey Abrams at Squashed Grapes, Chiodos, Fausto Cuevas and more...

  Photo Galleries   Music Reviews
Photos of Music in Ventura
August 2014

 Doug Webb Group with Danny Carey of TOOL, Jake Owen, Deep Purple, BnL, Casey Abrams
Bloody Mary Morning Music Review
2014 Ventura County Fair Parade
Ventura Rocks on the Squashed Grapes Float
#1 Best Commercial Float!
Donna Deussen & The Paul Weitz Trio Review
Photos of Surf Rodeo 2014
Surfers, Musicians, Music lovers!
Dan Grimm Music Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
July 2014

Casey Abrams, Brothers Gow
Rachel Flowers, Pato Baton, Cisco Adler...
Shawn Jones Music Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
June 2014

Ventura Music Week, 8Stops7, Kelly's Lot
Bloody Mary Morning, Matt Armor, Rey Fresco
The Calamity Music Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
May 2014

Chieli Minucci, Matha Davis and the Motels
Dirty Rice, Ventura Beach Festival
Shaky Feelin' Music Review
Photos of Music in Ventura
April 2014

Nathan McEuen, Dallas Burrow, D.on Darox, Sharks & Cobras, Alicia Murphy, Shawn Jones
Polly Hoganson The MusicMuse
Interview: The White Buffalo
On the set of Baker's Dozen
(Title changed to Betting on Baker)
Polly Hoganson The MusicMuse
Interview: Todd Hannigan
Ventura Musicians Rock
Thoughts on fair play

Polly Hoganson The MusicMuse
Interview:  Derek Jennings
Ventura Rocks You Tube Channel is Live
Danny Carey of TOOL w/ the Doug Web Group
Casey Abrams, 8Stops7
Mandex, Colbie Collait,
Rebelution, Barbara Morrison.
How to Get Listed on

Ventura Theater

Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps - 9/12
Kelly's Lot  (CD Release Party) - 9/19
Poppa Chubby - 9/26
Terry Hanck - 10/3
Candye Kane - 10/10
YG, Mo Stylez - 9/18
September Song - 9/19 & 9/21
The White Buffulo - 9/20
The Supervillains, Through The Roots - 9/28
Jimmy Eat World - 10/2
The Aquabats - 10/4
Dirty Heads - 10/10
Belanova - 10/11
Matisyahu - 10/21
Erasure, The Violent Flame Tour - 10/26
D4ropkick Murphys - 9/9
Misfits - 11/12
Pepper - 12/13
Philharmonia Quartett Berlin - 10/16
Ventura College Performing Arts Center




2014 California Beer Festival
Music Line Up

Craft Beer Haven
Blues & BBQ Festival

Rey Fresco
Dr. M
Petty Theft
Tab Benoit
Trampled Under Foot
Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds
Michael John & The Bottom Line
Jonathon Boogie Long

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September 16, 2014
(Week at a Glance)

546 E. Main Street
(805) 874-2232

6:00 pm
Nathan McEuen
8:30 pm
Blues Swing Jam

Billy O's
2819 E. Main Street
(805) 652-0327
Goth Night

Cafe Fiore &
Tree House Lounge

66 S. California Street
Bernie Meisinger

Golden China Restaurant
760 S. Seaward
(805) 652-1188
8 pm
Acoustic open mic
10 pm

Grapes and Hops
454 E. Main Street
(805) 616-2375
  7 pm
The Caverns

Hong Kong Inn
435 Thompson Blvd
(805) 648-3161
8 pm
open mic

Keynote Lounge
10245 E Telephone Road
(805) 647-9390

2 W. Main Street
(805) 652-1072
Country Night 

Prime Steakhouse
& Winebar

2209 E. Thompson Blvd
(805) 652-1055
6 pm
Danny D.
Sinatra Music  

The Rhumb Line
1510 Anchor's Way Drive
(805) 642-1200
 6-9 pm
Warren Takahashi

The Sans Souci
21 S. Chestnut Street
(805) 643-4539
Twisted Tuesday

Squashed Grapes
2351 E. Main Street

(805) 643-7300
 Jazz Jam

The Tavern
211 E Santa Clara
(805) 643-3264

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