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

Magenta Spreen at Puma Road

 
1/22/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Magenta Spreen brings together singer-songwriters Kristen Gradwohl and Talmon...

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
1/29/22
 
 
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.

Zach Westfall and Ben Herod at Puma Road

 
1/30/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local jazz musicians Zach Westfall on bass and Ben Herod on saxophone. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Jazz Night with Zach Westfall at Savvy

 
2/3/22
 
 
Savvy Bar

Savvy Bar, Monterey's most authentic speakeasy, presents jazz bassist Zach Westfall every Thursday night at 8pm. Enjoy oak barrel-aged cocktails, small plates, and music in a comfortable lounge setting. Please visit our website to obtain the...

Buddy Guy at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
3/4/22
 
$59-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts the legendary Buddy Guy on Friday, March 4 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.

Past Events

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

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
12/19/21
 
 
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.

Cameron Karren at Puma Road

 
2/16/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren of the rock/punk band Addalemon. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Ace de la Vergne at Sovino Wine Bar

 
11/15/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar presents an evening of live music featuring vocalist, guitarist, improv pianist, and songwriter Ace de la Vergne. Her music has Southern roots with a soulful, emotionally charged sound.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
12/17/21
 
 
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...

Christopher Cross at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
10/21/21
 
$35-$59
 
Golden State Theatre

Grammy-winning musician Christopher Cross performs at Golden State Theatre in Old Monterey. Tickets still available! Hear his hits “Sailing,” “Ride Like the Wind,” “Say You’ll Be Mine,” and more.

Reminder: proof of full vaccination or negative Covid test within 72 hours of showtime required.

CANCELED: Paper Wing Theatre: Cabaret

 
Canceled
 
$35/$28/$23
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Paper Wing Theatre Company presents the electrifying Tony Award winning musical, Cabaret. Performances are scheduled March 20 - April 4 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
12/1/19
 
 
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.

Christmas Bell Choir in Downtown Campbell

 
12/11/21
 
 
Downtown Campbell

There will be no frazzled nerves in Downtown Campbell on Saturday, December 11th from 2pm to 4pm. We'll have a Christmas Bell Choir ringing out the dreamy soothing sounds of holiday music for you while you get your shopping done.

Steven J. Shook at Puma Road

 
Canceled
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Johan Sotelo at Puma Road

 
3/7/20
 
 
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.

Adam Astrup at Puma Road

 
8/1/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents a performance by guitarist and composer Adam Astrup. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to this fantastic musician.

Hootenanny! at Tessora's

 
1/17/20
 
No Cover
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Hello, 2020! This is our first show of the new year and it's at Tessora's Barra di Vino in Downtown Campbell. Join us for dinner, drinks & some great tunes from 7-10pm.

Out of the Blue at Puma Road

 
1/15/22
 
 
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...

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
1/8/22
 
 
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.

First Night Monterey 2022

 
12/31/21
 
 
Old Monterey District

A community celebration of the arts, First Night Monterey is an affordable, alcohol-free family celebration held on New Year’s Eve, 3pm-midnight, in the heart of Downtown Old Monterey. Join us as we dance, play, act, perform, create and sing our way into 2022! Featuring multiple performance venues. Purchase your admission button here.

Please note: Proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test and valid ID is required to enter indoor venues. Masks are required indoors and recommended outdoors.