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

Tapson and Moseley at Melville Tavern

 
2/27/24
 
no cover
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature the duo Greg Tapson and Steve Moseley. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm. Dinner reservations recommended. No cover charge.

Wednesday Jazz Night at Pearl Hour

 
2/28/24
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Every Wednesday, Pearl Hour cocktail bar presents an evening of live jazz music featuring the Ben Herod Trio beginning at 8pm. $10 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

George Woods at Wendi Kirby Music

 
2/29/24
 
$30
 
Wendi Kirby Music, LLC

Wendi Kirby Music presents a solo acoustic concert featuring singer-songwriter George Woods on Thursday, February 29 at 7pm. Tickets are $30 - purchase here .

George is a seasoned performer with a near-familial stage presence who boils down to a bubbling mixture of deep thoughts and dad jokes.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
2/29/24
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Come to Bon Ton L'Roy's every Thursday, 7pm-10pm, and share some music at our Open Mic Night. Join this friendly, supportive group of people for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Lindsay Beery at Albatross Ridge

 
3/1/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents Lindsay Beery . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Doug Fearnside at Wendi Kirby Music

 
3/1/24
 
$35
 
Wendi Kirby Music, LLC

Wendi Kirby Music presents a concert featuring singer-songwriter Doug Fearnside on Friday, March 1 at 7pm. Tickets are $35 - purchase here .

Doug weaves dark Americana, folk, and a touch of alt-rock into his music. His profound lyrics and thought provoking themes will leave you craving more.

Peter Barnes Martin at Albatross Ridge

 
3/2/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents jazz guitarist and songwriter Peter Barnes Martin . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Frida Vossler at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
3/2/24
 
no cover
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents an evening of live music with singer-songwriter Frida Vossler on Saturdays, 6pm-8pm. No cover.

Dave Holodiloff at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
3/6/24
 
No cover
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roys Lighthouse Smokehouse presents Dave Holodiloff , performing a solo acoustic set of originals, jazz, bluegrass, Latin, Celtic, pop, and more every Wednesday, 7pm-9pm. No cover. All ages.

Dave Holodiloff is a mandolin player, vocalist, composer,...

Tommy Emmaunel, CGP with Special Guests Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

 
3/7/24
 
$34.50/$49.50/$124.50 Plus $5.00 Fee
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

The real-time exuberance Tommy Emanuel brings to every note of every song he play is palpable and infectious. His fans are in love with his unbound talent as a guitarist of multitudes, his ability to play three parts at once, always with pure heart and real soul.

Magenta Spreen at Albatross Ridge

 
3/9/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents the musical duo Magenta Spreen , featuring singer-songwriters Kristen Gradwohl and Talmon Owens. Experience live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Alligator at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
3/9/24
 
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

On the second Saturday of every month at 7pm, Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents Alligator , a legendary Blues, Zydeco, and Cajun guitar and fiddle player. Advance reservations recommended, 831-375-6958.

Campbell Union High School District - Choir & Orchestra Festival

 
3/11/24
 
$10 + Facility Fee
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

Come out to see the young student performers from all across the high schools within the Campbell Union High School District perform a variety of musical selections for the CUHSD Choir and Orchestra Festival!

Peter Barnes Martin at Albatross Ridge

 
3/16/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents jazz guitarist and songwriter Peter Barnes Martin . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Dave Holodiloff Trio Plays Irish Music at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
3/16/24
 
$25/$30
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day one day early with live music by the Dave Holodiloff Trio at Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse on Saturday, March 16 at 7pm. $30 at the door, $25 in advance - call 831-375-6958 to reserve.

Tonight, hear Dave Holodiloff (mandolin, vocals) and Elijjah McCullar (fiddle, banjo), and Juneau Rowe (piano), perform a broad range of classic Celtic music. A special holiday dinner menu will be available.

Oingo Boingo Former Members with The Untouchables at Golden State Theatre 2024

 
3/16/24
 
$58-$73
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Oingo Boingo Former Members with special guest The Untouchables on Saturday, March 16, at 8pm. Tickets are available on the theatre's website .

The headlining band features former members of the legendary New Wave group Oingo Boingo performing hits like Dead Man's Party , Weird Science , We Close Our Eyes , Just Another Day , and many more. If you want some high-energy music that will keep your feet moving, come to the show!

The Bassment at Pearl Hour

 
3/21/24
 
$15
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents The Bassment, a Monterey based, ever-changing improvisational jam band fusing hip hop, neo-soul, and funk...with an emphasis on funk. $15 cover charge. Ages 21+ only.

Magenta Spreen at Albatross Ridge

 
3/22/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents the musical duo Magenta Spreen , featuring singer-songwriters Kristen Gradwohl and Talmon Owens. Experience live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Cement Ship at Albatross Ridge

 
3/23/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents Tim Brady, a.k.a Cement Ship . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

James Garner's Tribute to Johnny Cash

 
3/23/24
 
$35/$45/$55 + Facility Fee
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

Enjoy the songs, stories and sound of Johnny Cash in a show that walks the line!

For the past 16 years, Garner and his band have faithfully recreated Cash's biggest hits with stunning accuracy in this not-to-be-missed musical event....

Guitar Night featuring Mason Razavi

 
3/26/24
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

Come for an evening of guitar music with performances by local professionals and students of SJG School of Music at the Campbell Community Center!

Jimmy Vaughan & the Tilt-a-Whirl Band

 
4/6/24
 
$65
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

In true Texas fashion, four-time Grammy-winner Jimmie Vaughan has helped breathe new life into the music that has been his lifeline all these decades,

Campbell Union High School District - Honor Band Festival

 
4/23/24
 
$10 + Facility Fee
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

Come out to see the young student Honor Band performers from all across the high schools within the Campbell Union High School District perform a variety of musical selections for the CUHSD Honor Band Festival!

Monterey Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival 2024

 
9/6/24
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

The annual Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival honors the local fishermen of Monterey, past and present. Enjoy three days of wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment, September 6-8 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are Friday, 3pm-9pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; and Sunday, 10am-6pm. Admission is free.

Past Events

The Monologue

 
2/25/24
 
$40 + Facility Fee
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

A collaboration between Insomnia Productions and Wow Vocal Studio - this event will showcase Mandarin pop music creating a music-driven narrative for this exciting event.

Free Concert by the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters

 
3/19/23
 
free
 
Monterey Conference Center

Join the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters for a free, family-friendly concert on Sunday, March 19 at 3:30pm in the Serra Ballroom of Monterey Conference Center. Space is limited to the first 1,000 guests - please reserve your tickets online .

The Navy Band Sea Chanters are the U.S. Navy's official chorus. The ensemble performs traditional choral music, sea chanteys, patriotic fare, opera, Broadway tunes, and contemporary music. They regularly perform for the president, vice president, and foreign dignitaries.

Jazz Night at MidiCi: Janice's Jazz Jam

 
3/12/23
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Sunday, 5pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature Janice's Jazz Jam, featuring vocalist Janice Perl.

The Houserockers at 2017 Campbell Summer Concert Series

 
7/20/17
 
free
 
Orchard City Green

The City of Campbell's 2017 Summer Concert Series presents The Houserockers , a rock and roll band out of Los Gatos that plays the greatest rock and roll songs ever recorded. With a wailing 5 piece horn section and rock solid rhythm section, they bring the timeless rock and roll and rhythm and blues classics to life!

The Bassment at Pearl Hour

 
9/22/22
 
$15
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents The Bassment, a Monterey based, ever-changing improvisational jam band fusing hip hop, neo-soul, and funk...with an emphasis on funk. $15 cover charge. Ages 21+ only.

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
2/25/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Glenn Bell . In recent years, he has performed as a member of the bands Sensory Tribe and The BASSment.

Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Blaise DiGirolamo at Puma Road

 
2/24/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Magenta Spreen at Albatross Ridge

 
2/24/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents the musical duo Magenta Spreen , featuring singer-songwriters Kristen Gradwohl and Talmon Owens. Experience live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Revision Entertainment Presents - The Best of Bob Seger

 
2/23/24
 
$45/$55/$65 + Facility Fee
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

Thrilling audiences across North America, Classic Seger brings the energy, excitement, and raw power of a vintage Bob Seger concert to the stage, leaving fans singing, dancing, and screaming for more!

Lindsay Beery at Albatross Ridge

 
2/23/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents Lindsay Beery . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Joyce Sampson at Puma Road

 
2/23/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Joyce Sampson's recording and...

Shilstone and Wilson at Melville Tavern

 
2/20/24
 
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature Mark Shilstone and Rod Wilson. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm.

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
2/18/24
 
 
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.

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
2/17/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Peter Barnes Martin at Albatross Ridge

 
2/17/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents jazz guitarist and songwriter Peter Barnes Martin . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Kito Rayburn at Puma Road

 
2/16/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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