CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

MusicWaveDOWNLOAD: CoastviewsMusic-Sept 23-2014

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. Sept 26: Dave Crimmen’s Mac Attack – Fleetwood Mac tribute, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 27: Don Rowell Trio – jazz, 8-10:30 p.m.

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

Call for info

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

+ Fri. Sept 26: The Band at Nick’s w/ Phil Nicholas– pop/rock, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Sept 27: The Band at Nick’s w/ Stephanie Teel on guitar & vocal

Pacific Coast FogFest annual community celebration. Palmetto Ave, Pacifica

+ Sat. Sept 27: NORTH STAGE (@ Shoreview): The Dim Lights- bluegrass, 11:15 a.m.; Lou Evans – singer/songwriter, 1 p.m.; Los Fockers Four – progressive rock, 2:35 p.m.; Damn Near Dead – rock, 4:15 p.m.

CENTER STAGE (@ Santa Maria Ave): The Reefriders, 11:15 a.m.; Eddie Raymond & Friends – guitar/songwriter, 12:50 p.m.; Jinx Jones – rockabilly/jazz, 2:30 p.m.; The Deadlies – surf, 4:15 p.m.

SOUTH STAGE (@ Montecito): Brother Buzz – rock/blues/funk, 11:45 p.m.; Chris Cobb Band – blues, 1:15 p.m.; Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic – zydeco, 2:45 p.m.; Bayonics – hip-hop/R&B/funk/Latin/reggae, 4:30 p.m.

+ Sun. Sept 28: NORTH STAGE (@ Shoreview): Andy Z – Kids, 11:45 a.m.; Arabesque Bellydancers – bellydance/drumming, 12:55 p.m.; Montara Mountain Boys – Americana, 2:35 p.m.; Jim Moore Band – funk/soul/blues, 4:15 p.m.

CENTER STAGE (@ Santa Maria Ave): Hapaluna Hula, 11:30 a.m.; Michelle Pollace Latin Jazz, 12:45 p.m.; Fingerpuppets – rock, 2:30 p.m.; Mark Kostrzewa – acoustic guitar, 4:15 p.m.

SOUTH STAGE (@ Montecito): The Rockaways – dance/party music, 11:15 p.m.; Native Elements – reggae, 1 p.m.; Plastic Onion – Beatles tribute, 2:45 p.m.; Los Boleros – Afro-Cuban/salsa, 4:15 p.m.

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

+ Sat. Sept 27: No concert – Pacfica FogFest weekend

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

+ Sun. Sept 21: Jim Moore & Funktional Soul – funk/soul/blues, 1p.m.; Big Cat Tolefree & the Hipnotics – blues/R&B/soul, 4:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 27: Kawika Alfiche & Halau o Kekiali’i – Hawaiian, 1 p.m.; Ben Ahn – ukulele, 4:30 pm.

——– MONTARA ——–

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

+ Tues. Sept 23: Michael McMorrow – steel pans & Latin guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Wed. Sept 24: Mike Ehlers – guitar/vocal, 6-8 p.m.

+ Thur. Sept 25: Steve Shufton – piano magic, 6-8 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 26: Miss B” Bridget Moser – country, 6-8 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. Oct 12: Mark & Cindy Lemaire acoustic guitar & vocal originals, 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. Sept 26: Chris Cobb Band – blues, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 27: – Dizzy and Grover – guitar/bass duo, 1-4 p.m. (in the Beer Garden); The Offshoots – alt country/Americana, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Sept 28: Pamela Rose & the Coast Side Groove Band – scorching R&B, 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.

+ Fri. Sept 26: Finnian’s Call – Irish folk, 7 p.m.

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. Sept 27: Kevin Patchett’s birthday bash, w/ K. P. & Honey + members of Totally Dead, 9 p.m. (21+)

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

+ Sun. Sept 21: Shabang! – steel drums, 1-4 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 26: Jimbo Trout – Americana/roots, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 27: Lisa Marie Johnson – stomp & groove, 1-4 p.m.

+ Sun. Sept 28: South City Blues – jump blues, 1-4 p.m.

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

Call for info

——– MIRAMAR ——–

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

+ Oct 4-5: Musical Memorial to Pete Douglas – 50+ musicians rotate through 30 minute sets, 1-7 p.m. ($25+ donation)

+ Sun. Oct 26: Dave Liebman Quintet “Expansions” – jazz, 4:30 p.m. ($40)

+ 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.

+ 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.

+ Fri. Sept 26: Keith Williams – piano/vocal, 7:30-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 27: Dave Lefebvre – jazz, 7:30-10 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. ($22-35)

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

+ Sat. Oct 18: 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

+ Sun. Sept 21: The Nervous Piñatas, 11-1 p.m.; Circle R Boys, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 27: Keller Sisters, 11-1 p.m.; The Bundy Browne Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Sept 28: Jack and the Hirchhikers, 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.

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

  2. Bob Dempsey says:

    Thanks for all the updates
    Bob D

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