CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

MusicWaveDOWNLOAD: CoastviewsMusic-Aug 26-2014

by Kellie Morlock

Nearly every day on the coast is festive with all the live music going on! Join us on this tour of venues from Pacifica down to Pescadero, where most is provided free, unless otherwise noted.

——– PACIFICA ——–

A Grape in the Fog is a charming wine bar featuring cool tunes; 400 Old County Road, Pacifica; 650-735-5845.

+ Fri. Aug 29: Jazz Shack SF – jazz, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 30: Kymberlye Gold birthday bash, 8-10:30 p.m.

Chit Chat Café5 W. Manor Dr, Pacifica; 650-738-2380 

+ Fri. Aug 22: Nomi Harper & Frank Cefalu – singer/songwriters, 7-9 p.m., 7-9 p.m.

Nick’s Restaurant serves hearty food & music, splash distance from the water.  100 Rockaway Beach, Pacifica; 650-359-3900

+ Fri. Aug 29: The Sound Waves w/ Marvin Banks & Rich Felix, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Aug 30: Terry Hanck Band & friends – blues, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sun. Aug 31: New Orleans Gumbo w/ West Coast Jump, 7-11 p.m.

Pacifica PerformancesThe Mildred Owen Concert Hall, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica; 650-355-1882; Tickets $12-20.

+ Sat. Sept 6: Coulter, Weed, DiSalvi – cutting edge Celtic, 7:30 p.m. ($12-20)

Surf Spot serves up hot grooves outdoors along with good eats, right over by the Sea Bowl; 4627 Coast Hwy, Pacifica; 650-355-7873.

+ Sat. Aug 30: The Paper Dolls – ukulele lounge, 1 p.m.; Jinx Jones – rockabilly jazz/outlaw country, 4:30 pm.

+ Sun. Aug 31: Matt Bolton – singer/songwriter, 1p.m.; Nest – reggae/dub rock, 4:30 p.m.

——– MONTARA ——–

La Costanera is perched above Montara beach and hosts music  a couple nights a week; 8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, 650-728-1600.

+ Tues. Aug 26: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Wed. Aug 27: Mike Ehlers – guitar/vocal, 6-8 p.m.

+ Thur. Aug 28: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Fri. Aug 29: Steve Shufton – piano magic, 5-8 p.m.

Montara Cafe & Bakery; 1400 Main St, Montara; 650-728-1188

+ Wednesdays: Open Mic, 6-8 p.m.

——-MOSS BEACH ——–

Cypress Meadows hosts Music in the Meadows every month, which includes tasty snacks before the show and desserts at intermission -reserve at rsvp@cypressmeadows.net; 343 Cypress Ave, Moss Beach

+ Fri. Sept 12: Nykken Scandinavian music with teeth, 7-10 p.m. ($30 includes wine, appetizers & dessert, doors open at 6) 

Moss Beach Distillery has views & ghost stories to complement their menu. 140 Beach Way, Moss Beach; 650-728-5595

Call for info

——– PRINCETON & HARBOR ——–

American Legion Post 474; 470 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay; 650-728-9244

+ Sundays: Blues Jam hosted by Stan Erhart, 6-10 p.m.

Café Classique: 107 Sevilla Ave, El Granada; 650-726-9775

+ Fridays & Saturdays: Bauer’s After Hours – singer/songwriters, 6-8 p.m.

+ Sundays: Gary Horseman – guitar/vocals, 9-10 a.m.

Café Gibraltar: 425 Avenue Alhambra, El Granada; 650-560-9039

+ Wednesdays:  Richard Patterson – classical & Flamenco guitar, 6-8:30 p.m.

+ Select Sundays: Stevan Pasero – Flamenco guitar, 6-8 p.m.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co rocks the harbor every weekend while serving up great brews and tasty food; 390 Capistrano Road, HMB; 650-728-BR

+ Fri. Aug 29: Cee Cee James – power vocals, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 30: Mike Rossi’s Acoustic Blues Revival, 1-4 p.m. (in the Beer Garden); Michael Ahern Band – Americana/rock, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 31: Beaufunk – New Orleans/funk, 5-9 p.m.

Hop Dogma Brewing Co. is a true neighborhood brewery making handcrafted brews. 30 Avenue Portola – Ste. 1B, El Granada; 650-560-8729.

Call for info

Old Princeton Landing brings progressive rock, reggae & hip-hop music to the harbor; 460 Capistrano Road, HMB; 650-728-7096.(Generally 21+ with $3-5 cover)

+ Sat. Aug 30: Catie Chase & the Getaways – Americana/rock; Nesta– reggae/rock, together for New Moon Music Festival fundraiser, 3-7 p.m. ($20 adults/$5 children)

+ Thur. Sept 4: Local Acoustic Night, 7 p.m.

Sam’s Chowder House combines and East coast style with West coast views4210 North Cabrillo Highway, HMB; 650-712-0245.

+ Fri. Aug 29: Tom Duarte – jazz guitar, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 30: D.B. Walker – blues/rock, 1-4 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 31: Shabang! – steel drums, 1-4 p.m.

——– MIRAMAR ——–

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society brings world class jazz to the coast; Douglas Beach House, 311 Mirada Road, HMB; 650-726-4143.($35)

+ Sun. Sept 14: Larry Vukovich – Vince Guaraldi tribute, 4:30 p.m. ($35)

Miramar Beach Restaurant; 131 Mirada Road, HMB; 650-726-9053.

+ Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays: Terry Disley – piano, 5-9 p.m.

+ Sundays: Terry Disley – piano, 12-4 p.m.

——– HALF MOON BAY ——–

Cameron’s Restaurant, Pub & Inn delights guests with their British pub & double-decker buses, campground & fun music1410 S. Cabrillo Highway, HMB; 650-726-5705.

+ Thursdays: Auri’s Open Mic, 8 p.m.

+ Fridays & Saturdays: Karaoke, 9 p.m.

Cetrella offers fine dining in an elegant setting; 845 Main Street, HMB; 650-726-4090

+ Fridays & Saturdays: live jazz, 7:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 30: Keith Williams – jazz, 7:30 p.m.

Coastal Repertory Theatre consistently brings Broadway quality productions to the coast; 1167 Main St., HMB; 650-726-0998

+ Aug 1-31: Oliver! – Lionel Bart’s musical adaptation of Dickens’ Oliver Twist is an uplifting masterpiece, Fridays & Saturdays @ 8 p.m., Sundays @ 2 p.m. ($27-45)

FIT Studio is branching out to host events; 50 N. Cabrillo Hwy, #4 (in Strawflower Village), HMB; 650-726-4040

+ Sat. Sept 13: Blue Blanket Improv – comedy, 7-9 p.m., $10

It’s Italia serves up quality Italian food with acoustic music Friday & Saturday nights; 401 Main St., HMB; 650-726-4444.

Call for info

Mullin’s Bar & Grill shares views with the Ritz with more casual vibe; 2 Miramontes Point Road, HMB; 650-712-2215.

+ Fridays: acoustic guitar, 5-9 p.m.

Music Box at the Moon (Pasta Moon) showcases musical talent in the restaurant that helped put Half Moon Bay on the culinary map; 315 Main St., HMB; 650-726-5125.

Call for info

Ocean View Lodge aka Oddfellows Lodge, hosts eclectic talent, often on tour; 526 Main St., HMB; 650-712-0718.

Call for info

The Ritz-Carlton hosts world-class jazz with special deals on Thursdays; 1 Miramontes Point Road, HMB; 650-712-7000.

+ Thursdays: live jazz, 7-10 p.m.

+ Saturdays: live jazz, 7-10 p.m.

Sushi Main Street Sake Bar brings music to fine Japanese cuisine; 400 Main St, HMB; 650-726-2775

+ Thursdays: Ander Meyer – piano trio, 7-9:30 p.m. 

——– SAN GREGORIO ——–

The San Gregorio General Store is one of the most unique and charming places to hear music anywhere; Highway 84 and Stage Road, San Gregorio; 650-726-0565

+ Sat. Aug 30: Buckboard Bill, 11-1 p.m.; The Bundy Browne Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 31: James the Giant, 11-1 p.m.; Jay Howlett, 2-5 p.m.

——–LA HONDA ———

Apple Jack’s is always a party in the redwoods, music or not. 1 Entrada Way, La Honda; 650-747-0331

——–PESCADERO ——–

Highway One Brewing Company serves brews and good music by Gazos Creek;  5720 Cabrillo Hwy, Pescadero; 650-879-9243

Call for info

Pescadero Country Store in beautiful downtown Pescadero; 251 Stage Rd, Pescadero;650-879-0410

Call for info

Pescadero Grown! Farmer’s Market, June-October, 3-7 p.m.

2 Responses to CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

  1. colleen granahan says:

    May 3rd at the ODD Fellows building on Main St. in Half Moon Bay a great trio is playing plus there will be a guitar workshop “Tools for Jamming and Improvisation” at 3 PM, on the same day.

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  2. Bob Dempsey says:

    Thanks for all the updates
    Bob D

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