Merced Arts Wrap for June 20, 2014

Bonnie and

the Bang Bang

Bonnie and the Bang Bang are scheduled to perform at The Partisan with The Record Winter at 8:30 p.m. today. Admission is $5. The Partisan is at 432 W. Main St. in downtown Merced.

Sound Remedy at

the Star Club

The Star Club will feature Sound Remedy at 9 p.m. today and Saturday, no cover, ages 21 and older only. The Star Club is at 1331 W. Main St., Merced.

Family Kite Day

Family Kite Day will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Pacheco State Park, Hollister. There will be other activities, including a “Make Your Own Kite Free” table, free face painting, pie-eating contests and bubble-gum-blowing competitions. The only fee is the $10 per-car state park day use fee. For more information, go to and choose Pacheco State Park.

Summer arts classes

The Merced Multicultural Art Center offers many classes this summer at 645 W. Main St. on the third floor. For more information, tuition prices and classes offered, call (209) 388-1090 or email

Star Club jam session

A jam session is scheduled to happen from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Star Club, 1331 W. Main St., Merced. There is no cover charge. You must be at least 21 years old to enter.

Exotica Thursdays

at Club Bahia

Exotica Thursdays is an LGBT club party with DJs mixing dance beats, 8 p.m. every Thursday at Club Bahia. A drag show is held every first Thursday of the month. Club Bahia is at 224 W. Main St. For more information, call (209) 617-3452.

Comedy Jam

at the Merced Theatre

The Comedy Jam featuring comedians Loni Love, Jill-Michele Melean and Edwin San Juan is scheduled for 8 p.m. June 27 at the Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. in Merced. Tickets are $20 to $25. For tickets and information, visit

Live gospel music

Julie Eichelberger will present “Julie-N-Friends,” an evening of gospel music, at 6 p.m. June 29 at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Admission is free, but a free-will offering will be taken. The Regents Quarter, Lisa Daggs, Jennifer Whitlock, Erin Cordova, Bridge of Grace, the One Accord Quartet and Peggy Huie also will perform. For more information, call (559) 304-1102.


at the Merced Theatre

Foreverland, a 14-piece tribute band dedicated to the music of Michael Jackson, is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. Tickets go on sale July 1. For more information, visit