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Here you’ll find a list of venues in the area providing music in Claremont and the surrounding cities. Many venues feature their own events calendars for live music events. A venue is basically any place where a music-related event can happen.

Black Watch Pub

Serving the Upland area for nearly 30 years, Black Watch Pub has live music every Friday and Saturday night as well as an Open Mic Night once a month. It’s also a place to enjoy British food, pool, darts and watch all the big games.

Bridges Auditorium

Bridge’s Auditorium is one of Southern California’s premier college venues for the best in music, theatre and performing arts.

Bridges Hall of Music

Better known as “Little Bridges,” this music hall can be found on the grounds of Pomona College. From September to May each year, the College presents a large range of concerts encompassing classical, jazz, folk, Western and non-Western music. Most are free and open to the public.

Candlelight Pavillion

Dinner theater featuring various plays and musical performances.

Dragon's Tale Brewery

Established in 2016 as Montclair’s first microbrewery and tasting room. It’s also the first women-owned and operated brewery in the Inland Empire and has the first and only female Brewmaster in the IE. Live music and special events like fundraisers can be found among the unique selection of beers.

Folk Music Center

Folk Music Center was established in 1958. Their focus is on providing members of the community with a variety of musical instruments and accessories so that they make their own music. They offer a look, touch and play experience with instruments from around the world. Appraisals, repairs and classes are also offered. The Center also puts on the Folk Music Festival and often features live music performances in the store throughout the year.

Ironbark Ciderworks

A local cider brewery creating and making their own ciders. In addition to the brewery and tasting room, musicians, writers, poets, actors and artists perform here.

Styles Music

Styles Music has been at its location since 1983. Owned and operated by longtime professional musicians.

The Press Restaurant

The Press is a restaurant featuring upscale American food. Several nights of the week local musicians are featured with an emphasis on jazz and folk performances. Later nights often feature DJs and there is often karaoke on Sundays.

The Whisper House

The Whisper House opened in July 2015 and is located inside the Claremont Packing House. Since then, The Whisper House has been serving both quality interpretations of classic dishes and daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of food. Our unique restaurant boasts some eclectic dishes while still offering cuisine that many have labeled “comfort with a twist.”

The Whisper House’s interior captures the true essence of the Prohibition era. If guests stay past 9 o’clock each evening, they will have an opportunity to step back into time and enjoy the authentic atmosphere of a speakeasy. The traditional decor reflects the hip sensibilities of 1920’s classicalism while also paying tribute to the era’s storied past. The industrial undertones of the restaurant and bar offers a unique and modern experience for all.

Walter's Restaurant

Walter’s, a notable landmark in Claremont, has been around as an eating establishment since 1957. Walter’s has grown a lot since then and in addition to the restaurant and bar, catering, banquets, weddings and nightlife have been added to the scene.