CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

MusicWaveDOWNLOAD: CoastviewsMusic-Oct 28-2014

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.

+ Sat. Nov 1: DJ Marz Faram & DJ Les Carter – Spooky Disco party & creepy costume contest, 8-11 p.m. (21+)

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

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

+ Fri. Oct 31: Geoff Allen’s BLUE – blues/rock, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Nov 1: The Band at Nicks w/ Sandy Griffith, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. Nov 7: Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88s, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Nov 8: Highwater Blues, 8 p.m.-midnight

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

+ Sat. Nov 1: Hook-Slide – rockin’ a cappella, 7:30 pm. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Nov 8: David Grier – flat-picking guitarist, 7:30 pm. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Nov 15: Sean Weaver – blues/rock/country, 7:30 pm. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Nov 22: Lavay Smith – big band jazz, 7:30 pm. ($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. Nov 1: The Slack Tide Currents – rock n roll, 2 p.m.; Riff Raff Staff Band – rock n roll, 4 p.m.

+ Sun. Nov 2: Stan Erhart Band – blues, 2 p.m.

+ Sat. Nov 8: Great Spirit – cosmic mountain folkgrass, 2 p.m.

+ Sun. Nov 9: Benjamin Brown – blues singer/songwriter, 2 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. Oct 28: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Wed. Oct 29: Michael McMorrow – steel pans & Latin guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Thur. Oct 30: Mark Kostrzewa – acoustic guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Fri. Oct 31: no entertainment, 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. Nov 14: Jerry Logan with Carolyn and Gerard Sills & Charlie Wallace country/swing/rockabilly, 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

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——– 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. Oct 31: Marla Goody and Revelation – Halloween party music & costume contest, 7-10 p.m

+ Sat. Nov 1: Kyle Jester Band – electric blues, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Nov 2: Tia Carroll Live – R&B/blues, 4-8 p.m.

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

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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)

+ Fri. Oct 31: DJ Death – Halloween House Party & costume contest, 10 p.m. (21+)

+ Thur. Nov 6: Local Acoustic Night, 7 p.m.

+ Sat. Nov 8: Peligro Perro Bravo & Burnt, 9 p.m. ($10, 21+)

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

+ Fri. Oct 31: Tom Duarte – Flamenco guitar, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Nov 1: Joyce Grant – smokin’ R&B, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Nov 7: Stevan Pasero – classical guitar, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Nov 8: Sony Holland – jazz standards, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Seville Tapas brings Spain to the coast! 450 Capistrano Rd, Princeton-by-the-sea; 650-563-4181.

+Fri. Nov 7: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 6-8 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. Nov 9: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet – jazz, 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.

+ Fri. Oct 31: Ticket to Ride Band – Beatles tribute & Halloween party – 8 p.m.

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

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

+ Fri. Oct 31: Keith Williams – jazz, 7:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Nov 1: Dave Lefebvre Trio w/ Michelle Hawkins – jazz, 7:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Nov 7: Keith Williams – piano/vocal, 7:30-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Nov 8: Jean-Michel Hure Trio w/ Charity Goodwin – jazz, 7:30 p.m.

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

+ Oct 3-Nov 1: The Woman in Black – terrifying & chilling ghost story is longest running play in London (not appropriate for small children), Fridays & Saturdays @ 8 p.m., Sundays @ 2 p.m. no show Sun 10/19 ($17-30)

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

+ Sat. Nov 8: 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.

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

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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.

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

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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. Nov 1: Kyle Alden, 12-2 p.m.; Mild Colonial Boys, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Nov 2: Mark & Cindy Lemaire, 11-1 p.m.; Claddagh Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Fri. Nov 7: Mike Grimes – guitar/vocal, 5-7 p.m. 

+ Sat. Nov 8: Atkinson Kincheloe & Beynon, 11-1 p.m.; Harmony Grits, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Nov 9: The Crooked Road, 11-1 p.m.; Lane, 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

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

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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.

    http://oceanviewlodge143.createsend1.com/t/ViewEmail/j/B73F57257D6346DE/EA0D2ADF5F1F4C4BC5EC08CADFFC107B

  2. Bob Dempsey says:

    Thanks for all the updates
    Bob D

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