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

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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

Kito Rayburn at Albatross Ridge

 
10/20/23
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents musician Kito Rayburn & Friends on Friday, October 20, 7pm-9pm. Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft...

Alex Bezdjian at Albatross Ridge

 
11/17/23
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents musician Alex Bezdjian of the band The Dead Cassettes, 7pm-9pm. Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Adam Behan at Puma Road

 
9/23/23
 
 
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.

Gin Fragonard at Puma Road

 
9/15/23
 
 
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 Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
3/19/23
 
 
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.

Leo Kottke at Golden State Theatre 2024

 
2/14/24
 
$32-$82
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents legendary acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 8pm. Tickets are $32-$82 - purchase here .

Kottke is known for his fingerpicking style which draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for his syncopated, polyphonic melodies. If you're a fan of Americana music, you won't want to miss this show.

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
10/20/23
 
 
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.

Jazz Night at MidiCi: Roger Eddy and John Nava

 
12/29/22
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Thursday, 6pm-9pm. Tonight we'll feature saxophonist Roger Eddy and percussionist John Nava. No cover charge.

Blaise DiGirolamo at Puma Road

 
8/26/23
 
 
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.

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.

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.

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.

Cement Ship at Albatross Ridge

 
2/16/24
 
 
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.

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.

Wild at Heart Duo at Melville Tavern

 
2/13/24
 
no cover
 
Melville Tavern

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

Smoky Vegas Project at Puma Road

 
2/11/24
 
 
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...

Cement Ship at Albatross Ridge

 
2/10/24
 
 
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.

Adam Behan at Puma Road

 
2/10/24
 
 
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.

Magenta Spreen at Albatross Ridge

 
2/9/24
 
 
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.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
2/9/24
 
 
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.

Jazz Night at MidiCi: David Morwood Trio

 
2/8/24
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Thursday, 6pm-9pm. Tonight we'll feature the David Morwood Trio. No cover charge.