Events April 3-7: Venice Restaurants, Venice, Venice Nightlife, Venice Music & More! It’s all Venice all the Time!!! Spice it up with a side order of Marina del Rey & Santa Monica! See our Featured Event: IG-NITE on Sunday!

April 3, Wednesday
Miss Jessica & Piano with Steve Weisberg: Jazz+R&B+POP  at Danny’s: Steve Weisberg-Piano, Jaman Laws-Sax, Jeff Daub-Trumpet, and Bruce Barber-Drums. 7:30pm – 10:30pm, Free! Danny’s Venice 23 Windward Ave., Venice, CA 90291

April 5, Friday   —> First  Fridays in Venice —> Events on Abbot Kinney Blvd. & in Venice
Happy Hours:
Joe’s Restaurant
A double shot of happy hour specials! Specialty cocktail (French 75) $6  and $6 mussels – tasty! Plus oyster Fridays from Christophe. 6:00 -7:00pm  and 10:00 – 11:00pm, 1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA. 90291

Get your beer & sausage on! Plus belgian fries and vegetarian sausages. 5:00pm  –  9:00pm, 625 Lincoln Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291

Beyond Baroque
Art Opening from 6:00 -10:00pm, Robert Branaman: Why I Went to Reform School and serving wine & snacks.  This one sounds interesting I  look forward to seeing it! See Featured Event for Sunday at Beyond Baroque too. 681 Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90291

Mystic Journey Bookstore
Mystic Journey Bookstore is open tonight. They are opening at new location on 1619 Abbot Kinney on May 3 at noon. 1319 Abbot Kinney Bl. Venice CA 90291

Venice Arts
Venice Arts  has some great photography openings and the great thing is the art is by kids of varying ages. En foco/in focus: selected works from the permanent collection and is part of MOPLA (Month of Photography Los Angeles) with opening reception from 7:00 – 10:00 pm.

April 6, Saturday
Tecopa Music & Arts Festival with live music featuring Westside Crew, Tamlin & LaVonia, Shake-Down, David & Olivia, Coastline, Mat & The Venice Square Junkyard Dogs,  local arts & crafts, food & drink. $15 in advance, $20 at  door. Free parking at hotel, additional public parking at Bali & Admiralty Way. Marina del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

April 7, Sunday
The Santa Monica farmer’s market is a great way to  chill out, buy fresh fruits n’ veggies,  eat brunch at the Victorian (try the pancakes or waffles always yummy) ,  or food from  a number of vendors; and don’t forget coffee from Ground Works, only $2, the best deal at this market. Enjoy live music too! 9:30am – 1:00pm, 2640 Main Street, Santa Monica just south of Ocean Park.

FEATURED EVENT: IG NITE – Iggy Pop Celebration 
Beyond Baroque
featuring Ig-mash-ups by poets, musicians and the acclaimed Raw Power Rangers (the Stooges tribute band) and panel discussion led by Gerry Fialka with reverend Dan and Dave Arnson. Also rare film clips. This unique event that can only be delivered by Gerry Fialka starts at 7:00pm, ends at ? and will rock your weekend!  Performers include: Raw Power Rangers, Sunny War, Black Shoe Polish, Reverend Dan, Suzy Williams & Steve Weisberg and more Free! 681 Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90291

It’s All About Venice!