Weekend Rundown: 5/31


Dan Betts is hosting the Thursday night Open Mic show at Rocket Shop Café! Get more info HERE!


You can also check out We Own the Laughs at Mi Peru on Saturday night, featuring Justin Bradford, Mansi Mehra, Tyson Paul, Jose Chavez (Awkwardly Social Podcast), Ben Gonzalez (HBO Latino’s “Entre Nos”), Dana Moon ( Moon Me Podcast, All Def Digital, Fox’s “Laughs”, & Netflix’s “Nailed It”)

Get more info HERE! 

Friday night comedy over at The Library! More info HERE!


Art and Theatre

Swing by The Empty Space Gallery and check out the artist’s reception for Jaw Bone-the Art of John Buford!

Refreshments will be served and you'll have a chance to talk to the artist about his works of art!

Get more info HERE! 

Also at The Empty Space, be sure to check out the musical “Assassins!” Get extra info on both events at Esonline.org

First Friday is back at the Bubble Pop Gallery at the Fox Theater! This time, you’re getting a “Super Hero Art Show!” Go celebrate your favorite heroes and pop by on Friday from 5-9 p.m.! Get more info HERE! 

Over at Stars Theatre on Chester, check out opening weekend of the classic “Pippin.” Get more info HERE! 

Meanwhile, the cool “Dreamgirls” is still running at Ovation Theatre (get your info HERE!) and Bakersfield Mist can still be caught over at Stars West (more info HERE!)


Over at Chuy’s on Rosedale on Saturday from 8-3, you can find some beautiful dogs (maybe even Baby Boy!) up for adoption from our friends at Kern County Animal Services! Hang out, check out some awesome cars, and go find yourself a new family member on Saturday!

Saturday out at Heritage Park, you can also swing by from 9-12 and get your pet vaccinated for Parvo Distemper. It’s free for the first 500 dogs, $10 after. Get more info HERE! 

Food and Drinks

Bakersfield Wing festival III is happening this Saturday at Kern County Fairgrounds! If wings are your ideal food and you’re wanting to enjoy beer, games, and live music from Velorio, Ill Tiempo,  Jay 2 & the Bizzness, and DJ Ogre!

Our vision is to bring to people together to enjoy some of the best wings in town! Portion of the proceeds will benefit the Bakersfield Police Activities League (non-profit), LoveWater.org (non-profit), and Upside Academy, Inc. (non-profit). In the last two years, we have donated over $8,000 to local organizations!!! We can’t do it without your support!

Get more info HERE! 

Also this weekend, Cumbias and Coladas at Elements Venue and Banquet Center!

Multiple Bar Stations, Michelada Bar & Tropical Island Bar. Rock & Wings, Asada Grill & Elements Venue will provide Catering.

Get more info HERE! 


Chris Carton is a regular and favorite at Sandrini’s and will be performing once again at the pub for his own birthday this Saturday!

Chris will perform all night, starting off with Toni Stanchev, followed by Shawna Fowler, and closing out the night with The Relics, who will perform some of the songs from our Pink Floyd tribute in January, in addition to a few songs we have never played before. $5 at the door.

Happy Birthday, Chris! Get more info on how you can join the party HERE! 

The Aviators are hitting up The Old River Monte Carlo Saloon on Taft Hwy on Saturday! Get more info HERE!

Also this weekend…

Dub Seeds over at Chuy’s on New Stine! Get your info HERE! 

The Latin Jazz Connection will be over at Centro 18 Latin Steakhouse on Saturday! More info HERE! 

The John Hollins Band over at 1933! More info HERE! 

You’ve got a chance to check out Lonely Avenue over at Wiki’s Wine Dive & Grill! More info HERE! 

Live music with Mauro over at Wine Me Up! More info HERE! 


It’s a semi-quiet weekend for movies, but you still have time to go check out Avengers: Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars Story, or Deadpool 2! New releases include the new Johnny Knoxville film “Action Point,” which is based off of the real and scary theme park in New Jersey that was beyond ridiculous. Get movie info HERE! 


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