THURS. 5/31 - BARRY "BIG B" BRENNER @ CAFE
322 IN SIERRA MADRE, 7 - 10pm. 322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-836-5414.
Full bar and great italian food. "BLUES,
RAGS & STOMPS."
5/31 - Every Thursday at the Skyebox in
Montrose, Better Than Blue continues to host a weekly Jam Night. It runs
from 8:30 PM until 12. 3710 N. Verdugo Rd. (818) 249-3674 . Above the Sun
Palace Chinese Restaurant.
THURS. 5/31 - RICK SHEA AND THE LOSIN' END @
ARCADIA BLUES CLUB, 8-11:30pm, with special guest
MIKE STINSON doing
the middle set at 9pm. 16
E. Huntington Dr.
$5 cover - goes to the guest band
Miller High Lifes, nightly drink specials, free pool - what a bargain!
Honky Tonk Blues every Thursday nite !
FRI. 6/1 - THE 2 STEVES - STEVE & STEVE (Ysais & Vargas of
Horses on Astroturf fame) @ BARRU IN MONTROSE, 9:30pm - 12midnite.
2265 Honolulu Ave.
818-957-8800. Full bar and kitchen. Acoustic rock faves/harmony vocals.
Lots of Beatles & stuff. Their first time there, so
come on out & show your support!
SAT. 6/2 - there's some sort of CAR SHOW in DOWNTOWN SIERRA MADRE, 7am -
3pm, but I really don't have any other details. Just don't be surprised
if you try to drive thru town & find the streets blocked off!
SAT. 6/2 - "THE BAND WHO NEEDS A NAME" @ TRADER
JOE'S IN SOUTH PASADENA, 11am - 2pm. 613 Mission St. 626-441-6263. The
members you may be familiar with - Felicia,
Danny, Joe, Buggs and Keith - from various groups as Better Than Blue, The
Subs, Chico's Bail Bonds, etc. Rock/Blues. If you have any band name
suggestions, send them along...............
SAT. 6/2 - CHICO'S BAIL BONDS @ HOLLY STREET BAR &
GRILL IN PASADENA, 9pm. 175 E. Holly St. 626-440-1421. "Eclectic
California Cuisine", full bar. BLUES.
- SAT. 6/2 - MURPHY'S FLAW @ BEAN TOWN IN SIERRA MADRE.
SAT. 6/2 - Open Mic Night @
the FRETHOUSE in Covina. 309 N. Citrus Ave. (626) 339-7020.
Always on the first Saturday of the month, and just
one dollar for performers or audience. Sign-up starts at 7:30. If there
aren't enough slots for everybody they'll make a list for the next month,
and call you. Each act gets two songs or ten minutes, whichever comes
first. The show starts at 8:00. They'll have desserts and coffee ready.
Bring your friends and family and join the show!
SAT. 6/2 - JEFF STETSON and THE B.O. TRIO
PLAY A "MIXED BAG AND SOME BLUES" @ ZEPHYR COFFEE HOUSE IN PASADENA, 8:30
- 10pm. 2419 E. Colorado Blvd., just E. of Sierra Madre Blvd.
626-793-7330. Soups, sandwiches, coffee, tea, smoothies, etc.
SAT. 6/2 - JOB STRILES @
the BUCCANEER LOUNGE IN SIERRA MADRE, 9pm. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Full bar, no cover, free parking in back. Left-handed steel guitar,
Peter Burke on drums, and sometimes Rick Germond on blues harmonica.
SUN. 6/3 - BARRY "BIG B" BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN
SOUTH PASADENA, 11am - 2pm. 1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443.
BLUES Brunch under a big breezy tent.
SUN. 6/3 - GRANT PARK SOFTBALL - ALL ARE WELCOME!
NOT A LEAGUE - JUST FOR FUN. CORNER OF CORDOVA & MICHIGAN IN PASADENA, 3
BLOCKS WEST OF PCC. BATTING PRACTICE 12:30, GAME TIME ASAP. BRING YOUR
GLOVE, BAT, CHAIR, ICE CHEST, ETC. EVERY SUNDAY........
SUN. 6/3 - Pasadena Community Concert Band
and the Lancer Band in concert @ Pasadena City College, 6 p.m. 1570 E.
Colorado Blvd., Jameson Amphitheater (in front of building K)
626-585-7123. FREE. "Enjoy the soothing strains of classical
selections under the setting sun."
WED. 6/6 - MAX BUDA (A.K.A. LOS CHUMPS featuring
Chester on electric violin, Jerry on grand piano, Tedroy on bass and
Sierra Madre's own Peter Burke on drums) @ CAFE 322 IN SIERRA MADRE,
8:00pm. 626-836-5414. Full bar, great Italian food. Sort of a unique
jazzy-rock kinda thing - very entertaining!
WED. 6/6 - DANBERRY SHAKES, NEIGHBORHOOD BULLYS, and JR. JUGGERNAUT @ THE
BUCCANEER IN SIERRA MADRE, 9ish I hope! 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.
626-355-9045. Full bar, no cover, free parking in back. KEEP YOUR
DRINKS INSIDE, PEOPLE!