Live Music

Hear music the way it was meant to be: live, in person. Indoors or outdoors, small venue or large, experience a unique performance and have fun being part of an audience.

Upcoming Events

SEA.LVL Performs at Pearl Hour

 
9/27/21
 
$5
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents SEA.LVL, featuring Glenn Bell on guitar and Schuyler Horn on trumpet, for an evening of instrumental R&B music on Monday, September 27 at 8pm. $5 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
10/1/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Linda Arceo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Linda Arceo is an...

The Wailin' Jennys at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
10/1/21
 
$34-$59
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre hosts The Wailin' Jennys on Friday, October 1 at 8pm. The group has grown over the years into one of today’s most beloved international folk acts - three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
10/2/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis from L.A. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
10/3/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
10/8/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Max Crist. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Out of the Blue at Puma Road

 
10/9/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Out of the Blue. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Out of the Blue is a class...

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
10/15/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Linda Arceo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Linda Arceo is an...

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
10/17/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
10/22/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Max Crist. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
10/23/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Sej Miles, whose musical influences draw from gospel, blues, and folk. Join us for wine tasting and wines by the glass or bottle while you enjoy this up and coming talent.

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
10/29/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Max Crist. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
10/30/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local musician Zhjon . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Charley Crockett at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
11/18/21
 
$25-$45
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Charley Crockett on Thursday, November 18 at 8pm. Tickets are $25-$45. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Charley Crockett has been a fairly remarkable musician to follow....

Past Events

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
7/17/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to these fantastic local musicians.

CANCELED: Monterey Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival 2021

 
Canceled
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

As good stewards of the community and for the health and safety of all volunteers and the public, on August 28 Festa Italia made the difficult decision to cancel the Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival this year.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 12, 2021

Concert by William Faulkner, Jalisco Harpist, at Colton Hall

 
2/13/20
 
free
 
Colton Hall

The Museums and Cultural Arts Commission presents a concert by Jalisco harpist William Faulkner on Thursday, February 13 at 7:30pm at Colton Hall. Admission is free but seating is limited and reservations are required - please call 831-646-5640.

William...

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
9/26/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Peter Martin. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Peter Martin is a...

Johan Sotelo at Puma Road

 
6/20/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Johan Sotelo. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to this talented singer-songwriter.

Given to Fly at Tessora's

 
4/16/16
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Given To Fly is a native San Jose, California, band that delves into the history of Rock n roll, Soul, and R n' B. Performing a wide variety of classic tunes from the late 60’s up to the current hits of today.

Judy Collins at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/25/21
 
$29-$59
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre welcomes legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins , who is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poignant original compositions. Tickets are $29-$59; to purchase, please click here .

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
9/25/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter John Vicino . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

John Vicino started his...

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
9/24/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Max Crist. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Pearl Hour: Monterey Jazz Festival After Hours

 
9/23 - 9/26
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

The Monterey Jazz Festival has partnered with venues around the Monterey Peninsula to bring jazz to the community all weekend long. Pearl Hour will be hosting groups September 23 - 26, 10pm-12am. $10 cover charge.

Thursday, Sept 23,...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 26, 2021

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
9/19/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Y&T at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/18/21
 
$39-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts Y&T on Saturday, September 18 at 8pm. Tickets are $39-$99. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Before Mötley Crüe, before RATT, even before...

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
9/18/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Sej Miles, whose musical influences draw from gospel, blues, and folk. Join us for wine tasting and wines by the glass or bottle while you enjoy this up and coming talent.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
9/17/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Linda Arceo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Linda Arceo is an...

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
9/12/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Peter Martin. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Peter Martin is a...

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
9/11/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Orchid Saloon, featuring musicians Chelsea Riddle and Glenn Bell. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Chris Botti at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/10/21
 
$59-$89
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents the Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer Chris Botti , who honed his craft performing and recording with stars like Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, Paul Simon, and Sting. Tickets are $59-$89. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
9/10/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Max Crist. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
9/5/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
9/4/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local musician Zhjon . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

POSTPONED: Buddy Guy at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/3/21
 
$59-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 4, 2022. Golden State Theatre hosts the legendary Buddy Guy on Friday, September 3 at 8pm. Tickets are $59-$99. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

At age 82, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city's halcyon days of electric blues.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
9/3/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Linda Arceo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Linda Arceo is an...

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
8/29/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents jazz guitarist Peter Martin and bassist Zach Westfall. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
8/28/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter John Vicino . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

John Vicino started his...

CANCELED: Monterey Bay Greek Festival 2021

 
Canceled
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

THIS YEAR'S EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED BECAUSE OF CONCERN OVER THE COVID DELTA VARIANT. All are welcome to the Monterey Bay Greek Festival, a weekend of family fun featuring Greek cuisine, live Greek music, and shopping, August 28 & 29 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are 11am-7pm on Saturday and 11am-4pm on Sunday. Admission is free.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 29, 2021