Friday is “Rock Universe” night at Vincenzo’s on Lyons in Newhall. This week, the lineup features original material by local singer-songwriter Jessye Rian Jennings and progressive rock band Sovereign. Later, Sovereign keyboardist Dennis Atlas will debut his new Pink Floyd-Deep Purple tribute band, Pink Purple. That’s Vincenzo’s Friday night starting at 7. Call 661-259-6733 for more info.
Sunday at Vincenzo’s, check out young SCV pop-rock band Sector 27, featuring Annika, Max, Charlotte and Ryan. They’ll play two sets of originals and choice covers starting at 5:30. Visit breaking27 dot com or call Vincenzo’s for more info.
If prog rock’s not your style, get your groove on with Helen Wheels on Town Center Drive Friday night. Bandleader Helen LaPrairie throws her annual “Love Shack Memorial Weekend Rock ’n’ Roll Basheroo” to the Valencia Wine Company stage. Showtime’s 9 p.m., and you can get more details by calling 661-254-9300.
Tickets are still available for the 8th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Blues Festival
Sunday, May 31, at Hart Park’s Heritage Junction. The nonprofit SCV Blues Society is staging an all-star lineup of local blues bands. Doors open at 11 a.m. Check out the festival event page on Facebook, and support your favorite local blues bands.
You can see a bunch of SCV Blues Society bands right here on SCVTV’s “House Blend” hosted by yours truly. The local music show’s on hiatus for the summer, but check out the 69 episodes now posted online. It’s all about local musicians performing original material, and they’re all at scvhouseblend.com.
You’ll find lots more local entertainment news 24/7 at HometownStation.com, SCVNews.com and my blog, stephenkpeeples.com. That’s what’s thumpin’ on the SCV Entertainment Beat.
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Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples is an entertainment reporter for AM 1220 KHTS Radio News and the station’s award-winning website (HometownStation.com), and for SCVTV’s SCVNews.com. Peeples also hosts and co-produces SCVTV’s acclaimed “House Blend” music and interview program, and posts more entertainment news and reviews on his own site at http://www.stephenkpeeples.com.
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