Polly Hoganson The MusicMuse

I am super excited to join Pam and VenturaRocks.com as a guest writer on a semi regular basis!  I hope to bring insight as a former music venue owner, music lover, indie advocate and longtime resident of Ventura County on the music and art scene of the place I hold...

Benefit Concert Scheduled for Polly

The music community is coming together to help a woman who has been the heart and soul of the Ventura music scene for many years, Polly Hoganson.  Polly and her husband Steve were pivotal in helping so many artists launch their careers, giving them a safe place to...

Ventura’s Jazz Renaissance

Kudos to our venues for embracing jazz!  Ever since California 66 went out of business, there hasn’t been a solid jazz scene here in Ventura.  It’s been way too long.   Since CA 66, you’d see from time to time jazz trios pop up at Wine venues or at...