Nightlife in Temecula Valley
Including Murrieta, Menifee and the Inland Empire
Get ready for some grown-up fun because What's Up? Temecula has everything you need to know about night life in the valley.
For 2016, the Temecula Valley Music Awards have grown from nine categories to twelve including acoustic, blues, country, pop, rock and more, even including categories for local cover and tribute bands, which have become a favorite amongst wine country audiences in recent years. Currently on the TVMA, artists can submit themselves or their band for nominee consideration.
Want to hear something funny? The stand-up comedy television show “Laughs,” entering its second season on Fox networks, will be taping at the Comedy Club at Pechanga now through the end of the year!
On, Friday, August 14th from 7:00 – 9:30 pm, you can join my besties and myself as we learn how to create our own masterpiece while having a drink or two with friends! You’ll be taught by a professional instructor on painting techniques, all supplies are provided, and you get to take home your own work of art!
Raise a glass to the beginning of summer at the 7th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cook Off, this Saturday, June 6th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in the Grand Ballroom.
From May to September, on the third Saturday of the month from 5:00 to 10:00 pm, Refuge invites their loyal devotees as well as newcomers to enjoy their exclusive brews, live music and great food. Outside on their patio, as well as inside the tasting room, Summer Nights visitors have the chance to not only enjoy the atmosphere of all the summer fun, but they can also be the first to sample newly released beers; one of which is debuted at each Refuge Summer Nights installment.
Comedian Jeff Garcia is such a family man that he conducted our phone interview from his son’s baseball team party; not wanting to miss all the fun. Having concentrated on children’s entertainment, it seems as though many of Garcia’s career choices were geared towards those little athletes.
Comedian Johnny Sanchez is still one of the best; having a unique and comforting ability to make a personal connection with every member of his crowd. “I’m a storyteller-style stand up, so I create visuals and original characters throughout my act and what makes me unique is my ability to connect with the audience,” Sanchez said.
Jeff Capri didn’t really have to think too much when it came to making his career choice. He just decided to join the family business. A stand-up veteran, Capri has performed at venues all over the world; and at a few places that can’t really be called “venues.”
Comedian Vince Morris has an intrapersonal struggle. Regardless of his insecurities, Morris has never doubted his choice of profession. Morris seems to be doing alright for himself, having not only headlined at comedy clubs all over the country but he can also boast numerous television appearances including BET’s Comic View, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam and his own half-hour special on Comedy Central.
On the last Tuesday of every month, popular Old Town haunt, Crush & Brew, hosts a Craft Songwriter’s Showcase where local and regional songwriters and recording artists can come together and share their latest work, all while sampling some of the area’s best wines and microbrews.