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

Kristen Gradwohl at Albatross Ridge

 
6/14/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

Kito Rayburn at Puma Road

 
6/14/24
 
 
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.

About Puma Road

Puma...

Peter Barnes Martin at Albatross Ridge

 
6/15/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents 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.

About Peter...

Adrea Castiano at Puma Road

 
6/15/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Scotty Wright at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
6/15/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz vocalist Scotty Wright on Saturday, June 15. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. With a warm, rich-toned voice and relaxed delivery, Scotty Wright possesses a unique sound deeply rooted in the jazz tradition. This is going to be good.

Shilstone and Wilson at Melville Tavern

 
6/18/24
 
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Tonight we'll feature Mark Shilstone and Rod Wilson. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm.

Lindsay Beery at Albatross Ridge

 
6/21/24
 
 
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.

About Albatross Ridge

Albatross Ridge...

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
6/21/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

About Puma Road

Puma Road is a small,...

Kristen Gradwohl at Albatross Ridge

 
6/22/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

Joyce Sampson at Puma Road

 
6/22/24
 
 
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.

Stu Reynolds at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
6/22/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz saxophonist Stu Reynolds on Saturday, June 22. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks. Sponsored by Grey Whale Gin....

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
6/23/24
 
 
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, The BASSment, and Yeobo.

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

Ryan Sesma at Melville Tavern

 
6/25/24
 
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Tonight we'll feature local musician Ryan Sesma. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm. Dinner reservations recommended. No cover.

RIVVRS at Albatross Ridge

 
6/28/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

About RIVVRS

Originally based in Napa, indie...

Sherita Perez at Puma Road

 
6/28/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

About Sherita Perez

Sherita...

RIVVRS at Albatross Ridge

 
6/29/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

About RIVVRS

Originally based in Napa, indie...

Kristen Gradwohl at Puma Road

 
6/29/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

About Puma Road

Puma Road is a small,...

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
6/30/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Monterey 4th of July Parade 2024

 
7/4/24
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is a must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people of all ages to line the streets in and around Old Monterey. We invite you to join us and revel in the festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands. The parade begins at 10am sharp.

Mike Lent at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
7/6/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz guitarist Mike Lent on Saturday, July 6. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks.

About Mike Lent

Michael...

Scotty Wright at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
7/13/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz vocalist Scotty Wright on Saturday, July 13. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks.

About Scotty Wright

With...

Marcie Chapa at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
7/20/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents percussionist Marcie Chapa on Saturday, July 20. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks.

About Marcie Chapa

Marcie Chapa, a noted percussionist with...

Billy Jones at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
8/17/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz drummer Billy Jones on Saturday, August 17. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks.

About Billy Jones

Billy...

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

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
1/8/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
8/20/23
 
 
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.

Wild at Heart Duo at Melville Tavern

 
6/11/24
 
no cover
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Tonight we'll feature the Wild at Heart Duo , with vocalist Lisa Kincaid and guitarist Sam Nilsson. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm. Dinner reservations recommended.

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
5/7/23
 
 
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

 
3/6/20
 
 
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.

A sweet fusion of...

Lindsay Beery at Albatross Ridge

 
1/26/24
 
 
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.

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
5/3/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Smoky Vegas Project at Puma Road

 
6/9/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Smoky Vegas Project is...

Adam Behan at Puma Road

 
6/8/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

RJ DeMarco at Albatross Ridge

 
6/8/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents singer-songwriter RJ DeMarco . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selection of craft beer.

The Lonely Parrots at Wendi Kirby Music

 
6/7/24
 
$30
 
Wendi Kirby Music, LLC

Wendi Kirby Music presents the extraordinary folk-pop duo Lonely Parrots on Friday, June 7 at 7pm. Tickets are $30 - purchase here .

Based in San Francisco, the gorgeous harmonies and original songwriting of singers Michael Martinez and Max Embers make this a must-see show.

Tapson and Moseley at Melville Tavern

 
6/4/24
 
no cover
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6:30pm-8:30pm. 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.

New Canon Theatre Co. Season 3 Launch Party

 
6/1/24
 
$30
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

New Canon Theatre Company is celebrating its third season with a night of community, delight, lite bites, and music at Stanton Center on Saturday, June 1, 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Tickets are $30 and include: one drink of your choice (beer, wine, or non-alcoholic); delicious lite bites from local restaurants:, funky fresh sounds from R&B group SEA LVL; and great raffle prizes.

Gin Fragonard at Puma Road

 
6/1/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Gin Fragonard . 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

 
6/1/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents 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.

About Peter...

Yeobo at Old Capitol Books

 
5/31/24
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books presents a night of live music with the new instrumental trio Yeobo on Friday, May 31 at 9pm. Admission is $10 at the door. Yeobo features Glenn Bell on bass, Cenny Jain on drums, and Lee Hyon Higgins on guitar.

Dan Cioper at Albatross Ridge

 
5/31/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

About Albatross Ridge

Albatross Ridge...

Jazz Night at MidiCi: The Stu Reynolds Saxtet

 
5/30/24
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Thursday, 6pm-9pm. Tonight we'll feature The Stu Reynolds Saxtet, featuring Stu Reynolds on saxophone, Adam Astrup on guitar, Doug Pohorski on bass, and Billy Jones on drums. No cover charge.