Moonshine Bandits

Posted in Alt-Country, Live Music, Schedule on November 1st, 2018 by Doug

May 31, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Moonshine Bandits

Limited seating available for this show.

Moonshine Bandits

Backwoods bravado, patriot’s pride, country soul, keg-thumping beats — these are the qualities that Moonshine Bandits have championed since they began their journey. Armed with a hybrid arsenal of country and hip hop fusion, the California duo of Dusty ‘Tex’ Dahlgren and Brett ‘Bird’ Brooks are back with the grittiest, spirited and distinctly grass-roots release of their sixteen year campaign of musical badassery – “Gold Rush.”

Since their formation in Los Banos California in 2003 the Moonshine Bandits have continued a campaign of crossover genre-bending musical mayhem that appeals to the eclectic, color-outside-the-lines tastes of listeners, aka The Shiners, and they fiercely refuse to have their tastes confined and filed into categories. “Our musical style has always been full throttle and in your face,” says Moonshine Bandit Tex. Just like the rumrunners, bootleggers, smugglers and outlaws of old – the Moonshine Bandits provide a supply of the goods for the demand, defying the mandates and trends of mainstream pop culture.

Gary Hoey – Album Release

Posted in Blues, Live Music, Rock, Schedule on January 22nd, 2013 by Doug

June 8, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Gary Hoey

Gary Hoey

World-renowned blues rock guitarist Gary Hoey delivers everything a fan could hope for.

Named one of the top 100 guitarists of all time, Gary thrills his audiences with action-packed shows that draw on his 22 albums, extensive touring, and mastery of the electric guitar.

Gary and his band weave a tight set list of originals and covers that mix rock tunes with aching blues ballads played on his resonator guitar, and the fan requests like the Billboard hit that kicked off his career, Hocus Pocus.

Audiences are treated to surprises like a solo acoustic Latin arrangement of his Dust & Bones blues fusion tune that showcases Gary’s amazing fretwork; a cover tribute to Little Richard with a driving guitar solo that has people up out of their seats; or his unbelievably-rocked-out version of You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch from his popular Ho Ho Hoey series of rockin’ Christmas carols.

The common thread is Gary’s ability to combine heartfelt storytelling with his amazing guitar skills into a masterclass in enjoyable music.

Taz Taylor

Taz Taylor was exposed at a very early age to the golden era of Rock Guitar playing. Michael Schenker in UFO and then in his own band MSG, Gary Moore in his late-70s/early-80s heyday, Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee and of course the early Van Halen albums, all left an indelible mark on the musical psyche of Taz.

Jesse Dayton

Posted in Blues, Live Music, Schedule on February 22nd, 2024 by Doug

June 14, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Jesse Dayton

Jesse Dayton’s Beaumonster is filled with song interpretations that are part-greaser, a whole lotta twang, and quintessentially outlaw country badass. Beaumonster encapsulates a life filled with adventure and lore featuring some of the greatest musicians this world has ever known.

Now a successful independent act, in the last handful of years Dayton has played guitar on Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan’s latest solo album, launched his own weekly radio show, Dayton’s “Badass Country Show,” on Gimme Country and licensed more than 50 songs for film and television…not to mention touring his arse off playing over 150 live dates per year throughout Europe and North America while also releasing five albums for Blue Élan Records.

Dayton’s life story reads like a “who’s who” of American music. In his debut memoir Beaumonster, Dayton reveals the stranger-than-fiction encounters and outlandish experiences that have ensued across his wide-ranging career. After sneaking into nightclubs to play gigs in his youth, 18-year-old Dayton and his trio began packing clubs and theaters across Houston, Dallas, and Austin. His first solo record—featuring great luminaries like Doug Sahm, Flaco Jimenez, and Johnny Gimble—hit #1 on the Americana Radio Charts, and then he was off to the races, touring the world as an opener for punk legends Social Distortion, The Supersuckers, and X, and helping with arrangements and guitar on The Supersuckers’ biggest selling record, “Must’ve Been High.” While doing press in Nashville, he caught the attention of Waylon Jennings and was whisked off to Woodland Studios, where he was greeted by none other than Johnny Cash, who tells Dayton: “We’ve been waiting for you.”


Jason Boland & The Stragglers – 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted in Country, Live Music, Schedule on December 11th, 2019 by Doug

June 15, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Jason Boland and the Stragglers

Jason Boland & The Stragglers

For the past 20 years, Jason Boland & the Stragglers have dazzled audiences all over as one of the leading ambassadors of the Oklahoma and Texas music movement. Millions of fans cheering him on, over 500,000 records sold independently and 10 albums later, Boland is a career musician whose legacy continues to grow. From his early days touring in cramped vans and playing in front of tiny bar crowds to the packed venues he performs in today, Boland’s uncompromising approach has grown his profile dramatically, especially in the past handful of years. Add to that the legions of musicians who are influenced by Boland, and his impact on the scene is undeniable.

Prior to the pandemic, Boland was hard at work on his most ambitious project yet. The groundwork he laid in 2019 saw the singer-songwriter roll through songs that would be a bold step forward. Strumming through the material with the Stragglers at a rehearsal in Colorado, Boland knew he had something big. However, that session took place a day before the lockdown and put the kibosh on the project for a year.

In early 2021, the time felt right to get the project rolling again. At a time when pandemic albums are popping up left and right, Boland zigged when everyone else zagged. Titled The Light Saw Me, the acclaimed singer-songwriter decided to go deeper than he’s ever gone before to create a multi-layered sci-fi concept album. Once again teaming up with his frequent co-conspirator, Grammy-winning producer Shooter Jennings, Boland hunkered down in a Los Angeles-area studio to bring The Light Saw Me to life.

Gethen Jenkins

Posted in Country, Live Music, Schedule on February 28th, 2019 by Doug

June 22, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Gethen Jenkins
Ramona Country Series

This show has been rescheduled from the original date of Feb 10, 2024. Tickets for the original date will be honored at the door.

Gethen Jenkins

With his powerful, gut wrenching, baritone sound, Gethen Jenkins is on a fast train to stardom. Gethen is an award winning singer and songwriter from Huntington, West Virginia. His songs are of considerable depth and meaning, driven by passion, and full of heart and spirit which are sure to run the gamut of human emotions.

“The relationship between the listeners and music is what I feed on.”

Gethen’s journey began surrounded by American music, from the purest of Bluegrass to whiskey soaked Honkytonk. Music took hold at the age of eight, beating on his dad’s Gibson guitar. His teenage years were spent in Galena, a rural indian village on the Yukon River, deep in the Alaskan tundra. After 8 years in the U.S. Marines, Gethen landed in Southern California. Returning from Iraq, determined to sing his own song, he found a home in Country Music with his five piece band The Freightshakers (since revamped as Gethen Jenkins). Over the next several years Gethen immersed himself in his music, working hard to create a unique sound keeping true to his roots.

“This hard-driving, honky-tonk group lead by Gethen Jenkins is a perfect way to spend any night, wherever it may take you.” – National Country Review

Sharing the stage with a range of artists from Marshall Tucker Band, David Allan Coe, Billy Joe Shaver, Red Simpson, Dale Watson, Junior Brown, Shooter Jennings, Wanda Jackson, and Asleep at the Wheel, this band is just getting started.

The Aristocrats

Posted in Fusion, Live Music, Schedule on April 16th, 2024 by Doug

July 11, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

The Aristocrats - The Duck Tour

The Aristocrats

What happens after the world’s most raucous rock/fusion instrumental power trio releases a concept album about an Antarctic duck fleeing a penguin policeman all the way to New York City, where further misadventures and danger await? They launch the DUCK Tour, of course. The Aristocrats – Guthrie Govan/guitar, Bryan Beller/bass, Marco Minnemann/drums – bring their trademark musical virtuosity and inherent absurdity to stages across North America, where they’ll be playing (and perhaps even explaining) a sizable chunk of their new album DUCK as well as classic cuts from their five-album catalog. And clearly, they’re still not taking themselves too seriously.

MicroMania – Micro Athletes and Wrestling

Posted in Schedule, Sports on August 26th, 2018 by Doug

July 13, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

MicroMania Wrestling
  • MicroMania – Micro Athletes & Battling Bombshells

Limited seating available


California-based Vendetta Pro Wrestling presents the MicroMania Tour, bringing the Mighty Micros, women’s matches featuring the Battling Bombshells, and other matches and entertainment for a well-rounded professional live event!

Our Micro Athletes and Battling Bombshells have been featured in WWE, Impact Wrestling, Lucha Libre AAA, Spike TV, MTV and hit feature films such as Jackass and Nacho Libre!

Mighty Micro Athletes, Battling Bombshells and Vendetta Pro Wrestling Stars! It’s The MicroMania Tour!

Queen Legion – Tribute to Queen

Posted in Classic Rock, Schedule, Tribute on May 21st, 2024 by Doug

August 3, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Queen Legion

Due to popular demand from the enormous devoted Legion of Queen fans, we are proud to present the Queen tribute act show aptly named QUEEN LEGION. It’s a live, modern-day, musically stellar tribute to the music of Queen. The 90-minute show endeavors to capture and emulate the energy, spirit, essence, and soul of what Queen and the late, great legendary frontman Freddie Mercury were all about, as interpreted by frontmen Fernando Castro or JR Severn, and the QL band. Depending on the region, date, and availability, either cast member is equally capable of delivering an outstanding performance on stage, as each singer brings their own unique entertainer qualities to the table.

Fernando Castro is the first-ever Freddie Mercury tribute artist to headline on the Las Vegas Strip for Legends in Concert. He has successfully completed three Las Vegas residencies, singing LIVE six nights a week at the Tropicana, and has toured extensively around the world. Fernando has received praise and acclaim for his portrayal of Freddie in numerous publications, including Las Vegas Magazine, the Las Vegas Review Journal, and South Beach Magazine. He is painstakingly meticulous when performing and outfitting himself in his multiple colorful custom-designed Queen-era-style costumes.

JR Severn is an amazing Southern California vocalist in his own right, with numerous years of experience in a handful of Modern Rock projects, as well as fronting various bands and logging session work throughout Los Angeles. Severn’s unique vocal versatility, with off-the-charts vocal range, has been skillfully performing in various Modern Rock projects in and around Los Angeles over the last five years. He welcomed the challenge to sing Queen songs, as one of his all-time favorite bands when he began his musical career, was Queen fronted by Freddie Mercury.

Queen Legion is an authentic tribute rendition of the original four-piece band Queen. They utilize full harmonies along with multiple matching period Queen costumed attire. The performance showcases the bulk of Queen’s library of greatest hits, recreating an early vintage Queen concert format. The presentation is meant to be realistic, authentic, and reminiscent of the lost but not forgotten arena rock show, honoring and paying homage to one of the greatest lead performers, Freddie Mercury, and the band Queen, who are unquestionably one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

Each member of the band is an established top-tier professional musician in their own right, having gained valuable stage experience in various other ongoing musical projects both past and present. Together, they harmonize as a unit like birds and perform with impeccable detail, paying homage and giving the respect due while honoring the music of Queen. The formation of Queen Legion came to fruition with one thought in mind: to supply concertgoers another opportunity to listen to music by arguably one of the greatest Iconic Arena rock bands of all time. The ultimate goal is to hopefully deliver and keep the music of Queen alive and strong for the numerous fans of all ages to enjoy for years to come. In summary, Queen Legion’s main objective is to simply expose and/or gain more fans to the music of Queen.

We hope you enjoy the show, as you will hear Queen’s timeless classics such as: Bohemian Rhapsody, Fat Bottomed Girls, Somebody To Love, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Killer Queen, Another One Bites The Dust, and many more.

Band Members: Lead singers: Fernando Castro or JR Severn- Guitar: Sean Vajra – Bass: Sheldon Bonada – Drums: Dieter Weinzettl. The great thing about this unit is that they have performed together in other musical projects over the years, and their mutual respect & their love for performing Queen music.

Junior Brown

Posted in Alt-Country, Country, Live Music, Schedule on April 14th, 2024 by Doug

August 8, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Junior Brown

Junior Brown

With his unique voice, more unique song writing, and even more unique double necked “Guit-Steel” guitar, there has absolutely never been ANYONE like Junior Brown. He’s an American Original. Born in 1952 in Cottonwood, Arizona, Junior Brown showed an affinity for music at an early age when the family moved to a rural area of Indiana near Kirksville. In the following years, Junior began to experience Country music and remembers it as “growing up out of the ground like the crops – it was everywhere; coming out of cars, houses, gas stations and stores like the soundtrack of a story, but Country music programs on TV hadn’t really come along much yet; not until the late fifties.” Discovering a guitar in his grandparent’s attic, he spent the next several years woodshedding with records and the radio. Junior was also able to tap into music he couldn’t hear at home which older, college aged kids were listening to. This was possible due to his father’s employment at small campuses throughout the next decade as the family moved twice again. As a young boy he was able to experience the thrill of performing before live audiences, at parties, school functions even singing and playing guitar for five thousand Boy Scouts at an Andrews Air Force Base jamboree; then while still a teenager, getting the chance to sit in with Rock and Roll pioneer, Bo Diddley. Armed with this broad spectrum of influences, he began to develop a storehouse of musical chops.

Early on, Junior realized he had to keep his interest in Country music a secret; “it was like a secret friend I carried around, being careful not to tell anyone (especially girls) about my love for it because I thought they would laugh at me.” It wasn’t until the late 1960’s that Junior Brown would proudly explore the passion for the music he had loved since his early childhood in Indiana. With many prominent figures as his inspiration (Country legends, some who he would work with years later), he spent his nights in small clubs across the southwest. “I played more nights in honkytonks during the Seventies and Eighties than most musicians will see in a lifetime… I did so many years of that, night after night, four sets a night, fifteen minute breaks; I mean after that, you’ve gotta get good or you gotta get out. The early 1970’s California Country dance club scene was particularly competitive, but I learned professionalism and stage demeanor which has served me well to this day.” More recently however, Junior has shown himself to be equally adept at a wide variety of American music styles beyond Country. These include Rock and Roll, Blues, Hawaiian, Bluegrass and Western Swing.

There is a dependable consistency in Junior’s writing style (he writes nearly all his material) yet he’s always full of pleasant surprises. Though Junior always knew he could sing and play what he wanted, he had yet to explore his potential as a songwriter. “I realized no one was going to walk into a club and discover me…so I started hanging out with some songwriters who I’d played some jobs with, and they showed me how to support myself by writing and publishing.” With his writing coming together by the mid-Eighties, Brown upgraded his gear in a way that no artist had ever done. Struggling through each show, going back and forth plugging and unplugging guitar to steel guitar while singing, he had a dream one night about the two instruments mysteriously melding into one. The result was Brown’s unique invention, the “Guit-Steel”, a double necked instrument combining standard guitar with steel guitar. Built by Michael Stevens of Stevens Electric Instruments, the Guit-Steel allows Junior to switch instruments quickly in mid song while singing. According to Brown, his guitar and steel guitar playing became more his own around this time, with less imitation of others and more his own original ideas and licks. This maturation coincided with the development of a completely “Junior Brown” style of songwriting which employs subtle dry wit to some songs – others can be more overtly humorous, or just plain dead serious; like his playing, there is a wide range of styles that when combined can only spell Junior Brown.

Fuzz Huzzi – CD Release

Posted in Live Music, Rock, Schedule on April 30th, 2024 by Doug

August 10, 2024 · Doors open at 19:00

Fuzz Huzzi CD Release

Fuzz Huzzi

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