Upcoming live shows in downtown Martinez

By JAMIE JOBB
Special to the Tribune

Campbell Theater
636 Ward Street
information: 925 350-9770
tickets: 925 518-3277
https://www.facebook.com/MartinezCampbellTheater

Friday through Saturday, Sept. 4-5
8 p.m. – Let Me Hear You Smile – hilarious time-warp pseudo-farce

Sunday, Sept. 6 – matinee
2:30 p.m. – Let Me Hear You Smile – hilarious time-warp pseudo-farce

Saturday, Sept. 12 – two shows
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. – Dragon Viper Cobra improv

Saturday, Sept. 19 – matinee
2:30 p.m. – Master of Illusion Timothy James family magic show

Tuesday, Sept. 29 – documentary screening
6:45 p.m. – “Urban Century: America’s Return to Main Street” by Notice Pictures, sponsored by Main Street Martinez
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-century-americas-return-to-main-street-tickets-17974773030

Wednesday, Sept. 30 – documentary screening
6:45 p.m. – “Urban Century: America’s Return to Main Street” by Notice Pictures, sponsored by Main Street Martinez
Preview: http://www.noticepictures.com/urbancentury/

(other dates pending)

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California Magic
Night Club and Dinner Theater
514 Main Street
925 374-0056
tickets, menu and more information: http://www.calmagic.com/

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4-5
7:30 p.m. – Michael Peterson with Jack Alexander opening
http://www.calmagic.com/blog/2011/2/1/qa-with-magician-michael-peterson.html

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11-12
7:30 p.m. – The Dave Cox Show – spellbinding hilarity
http://www.thedavecoxshow.com/The_Dave_Cox_Show/Welcome.html

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18-19
7:30 p.m. – Ron Saylor – close up illusions
http://www.ronsaylor.com/

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-26
7:30 p.m. – Austin Brooks – “making magic art”
http://austinbrooksmagic.com/

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Armando’s
707 Marina Vista
925 228-6985
http://www.armandosmartinez.com/

Tonight, Sept. 4
4:30 p.m. – Sin Silver – happy hour and a half
8 p.m. – Dirty Cello – soulful gypsy dancing strings

Saturday, Sept. 5
8 p.m. – Ron Thompson – steel and slide R&B

Thursday, Sept. 10
8 p.m. – Frankie Boots and the County Line – American grit
(includes Roy Armando Jeans birthday bash)

Friday, Sept. 11
4:30 p.m. – Paul Cotrouvo – happy hour and a half
8 p.m. – DC Power and Electric Company – funk and blues

Saturday, Sept. 12
8 p.m. – Joel Dorham Latin Jazz Octet – honest ethnic jazz

Sunday, Sept. 13
4 p.m. – Haunted Windchimes – Rocky Mountain string band

Monday, Sept. 14
7:30 p.m. – monthly bluegrass jam with Bruce Campbell

Wednesday, Sept. 16
8 p.m. – Just People – acoustic soul

Thursday, Sept. 17
8 p.m. – Jeff Magidson Blues Band – Django inspired blues

Friday, Sept. 18
4:30 p.m. – Twang Dang Doodle – happy hour and a half
8 p.m. – Boca Mundial – funky salsa jazz

Saturday, Sept. 19
8 p.m. – Grant Langston Band – West Coast honky tonk

Monday, Sept. 21
7:30 p.m. – monthly world of jazz jam with “All of Us”

Thursday, Sept. 24
8 p.m. – Mal Sharpe’s Big Money in Jazz Band – plays for tips
Musical comedy without the expensive dance numbers.

Friday, Sept. 25
4:30 p.m. – Garageland Rodeo – happy hour and a half
8 p.m. – Cradle Robbers – rock and rumpus
(includes Eric Akeson birthday bash)

Saturday, Sept. 26
8 p.m. – Victor Krummenacher Band – altered storyline rock

Sunday, Sept. 27
4 p.m. – the Sunday Paper – East Bay grease

Monday, Sept. 28
7:30 p.m. – monthly blues jam with Good Stuff Guitars

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Creek Monkey Tap House
611 Escobar Street
(925) 228-8787
http://www.creekmonkey.com/events
https://www.facebook.com/CreekMonkeyTapHouse

Tuesday, Sept. 1
6:30 p.m. – Open mic

Tuesday, Sept. 8
6:30 p.m. – Open mic

Sunday, Sept. 13
4 p.m. – Dearly Divided

Tuesday, Sept. 15
6:30 p.m. – Open mic

Tuesday, Sept. 22
6:30 p.m. – Open mic

Tuesday, Sept. 29
6:30 p.m. – Open mic
(other dates pending)

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Roxx on Main
627 Main Street
(925) 370-7699
http://www.roxxonmain.com/events/
CLOSED FOR REMODEL until Sept. 18

Thur. Sept. 24
7-10 p.m. – open mic
(other dates pending)

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Martinez Waterfront Amphitheater
115 Tarantino Drive
(925) 228-3577
http://www.rockinbythebay.com/

Saturday, Sept. 5
Noon-9 p.m. – Rockin’ By The Bay Festival featuring Garageland Rodeo, the Killbillies, Chris Cain, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Gamma featuring Davey Pattison, and Edgar Winter.

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Main Street Martinez
Alhambra to Court Streets, downtown
(925) 228-3577
http://www.bayareabluesfestival.com/

Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27
10 a.m.-6 p.m. – Bay Area Blues Festival (two days – free)

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