CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

DOWNLOAD: CoastViewsMusic-Aug 25-2015

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 28: Dave Crimmen – rockabilly, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 29: Celia Malheiros – Brazilian jazz party, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 4: The Jazz Roots Band, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 5: The Russell and Bruno Guitar Explosion – acoustic blues/jazz, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 11: Johnnie Bamont & West – contemporary jazz, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 12: Dave Crimmen – rockabilly, 8-10:30 p.m.

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

Call for information

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

+ Fri. Aug 28: The Band at Nicks w/ Carla Helmbrecht, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Aug 29: Mitch Woods & his Rocket 88’s, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. Sept 4: The Band at Nicks w/ Anna Kristina, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Sept 5: Mitch Woods & his Rocket 88’s, 8 p.m.-midnight

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

+ Sat. Aug 29: Bobbe Norris & Larry Dunlap – pop & jazz, 7:30 pm. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Sept 12: MoJazz – movie music/hard bop, 7:30 pm. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Sept 17: The Vivants – bluegrass/Americana, 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

+ Sun. Aug 23: Blue Collar Blues Band – blues, 1 p.m.; Pacific Fault Line – blues, 4:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 29: The Tribal Blues Band – electric blues/funk/jazz, 1 p.m.; Nothin but Fun – rock/blues/country/surf, 4:30 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 30: Fog Swamp – rock/blues/funk, 1 p.m.; Kats & Mano Meet the Dragon – reggae/soul/funk, 4:30 p.m.

+ Sun. Sept 6: Stan Erhart Band – blues, 1 p.m.; Kats & Mano Meet the Dragon – reggae/soul/funk, 4:30 p.m.

Winters Tavern; 1522 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica; 650-355-6162

+ Sat. Aug 29: Harlis Sweetwater/Snake Oil Salesman, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Sun. Aug 30: Miss Hildas Ride, 4-6 p.m.

+ Tues. Sept 1: Bluegrass Tuesday, 7-10 p.m.

+ Wed. Sept 2: Insubordination, 9-11 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 4: Folk Family Revival/Garble/Sit Kitty Sit/The Clutter Family Singers, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Sept 5: The Living/Mount Desert/The Cosmic Perspective/Ninth Circuit/Book Of Lies, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sun. Sept 6: Big Daddy Sunshine, 4-6 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 25: Brian Withycombe – piano, 6-8 p.m.

+ Wed. Aug 26: Bridget Moser (“Miss B) – country/Americana, 6-8 p.m.

+ Thur. Aug 27: Mark Kostrzewa – acoustic guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Fri. Aug 28: Brian Withycombe – piano, 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

+ Sat. Aug 29: Mo Robinson & Peter Bland – acoustic Irish/folk/Americana, 7:30-10 p.m. (no cover, donations welcome)

+ Fri. Sept 11: Nancy Cassidy, Mo Robinson – blues/Americana, 7-10 p.m. ($30 includes wine, appetizers & dessert, doors open at 6) 

+ Fri. Oct 9: Sherry Austin & The Henhouse – gritty folk harmonies, 7-10 p.m. ($30 includes wine, appetizers & dessert, doors open at 6) 

J7 Studios; 850 Airport Rd, #10, Moss Beach; 650-283-4094; info#j7studios.com

+ Fri. Sept 11: Inna Vision, Iya Terra, Da Mainland – Hawaiian reggae/rooots/rock, live recording event ($16-20, 21+)

——– EL GRANADA/PRINCETON/HARBOR ——–

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

+ Fridays: Johnny Z & the Camaros – vintage rock/blues/country/bluegrass, 7-10 p.m.

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

Concerts Up Front & Center at the Sand Bar; 270 Capistrano Rd, HMB; 415-794-4620

+ Feb 14, 2016: Clare Lynch Band – bluegrass, 4:30 p.m. ($25)

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

+ Sat. Aug 29: Jenny Kerr Duo – country/blues (in Maverick’s Beer Garden); The Megatones – rock, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 30: Glenn Walters Band – rock/blues/funk, 5-9 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 4: The Bone Drivers – rock, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 5: Jenny Kerr Duo – Chinese Melodrama – guitar/violin rock & originals (in Maverick’s Beer Garden); Patrick Maier Band – blues/funk/rock/reggae, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Sept 6: Paul Dunn & One Flight Up – R&B/soul, 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 information

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. 29: Ned Patchett Band – rock,9 p.m.-midnight ($5, 21+)

+ Thur. Sept 3: Local Acoustic Night, 7-11 p.m. (all ages til 9 p.m.)

+ Sat. Sept 5: Perro Bravo, Burnt & Coast Tribe – surf rock/reggae/funk, 9 p.m.-midnight ($15, 21+)

+ Sat. Sept 19: Native Element – reggae/roots/island soul, 9 p.m.-midnight ($10, 21+)

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

+ Fri. Aug 28: Alex Laux – Coastal soundscapes, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 29: Lighthouse – Irish sea shanties, 1-4 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 30: Simple Creation – reggae, 1-4 p.m.

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

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

+ Fri. Sept 11: Vera, 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.($20-60)

+ Sun. Sept 13: Kyle Eastwood Quintet – jazz, 4:30 p.m. ($20-45)

+ Sun. Sept 20: Mary Stalling Quartet – jazz, 4:30 p.m. ($20-45)

+ Sun. Sept 27: Larry Coryell Passing Dreams Trio w/ Frank Tusa & Vishal Nagar – jazz, 4:30 p.m. ($20-45)

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. & 5-8 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 hosted by Kevy Nova, 8 p.m.

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

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

+ Sat. Sept 5: Mark Robinson – jazz, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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

+ Sat. Aug 29: Casino Night fundraiser w/ entertainment & raffle, auction & appetizers + more, 7 p.m. ($99)

Coastside Lutheran Church; 900 Cabrillo Hwy, HMB; 650-726-9293

Call for information

Enso Studio exudes peace & harmony by the beach; 131 Kelly Ave, HMB; 650-726-1409

+ Fri. Aug 28: Restorative Kirtan w/ Peter Alexander, 6:45-8 p.m. ($10)

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

+ Sat. Aug 29: Blue Blanket Improv – comedy, 7-9 p.m. ($10)

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

Call for information

New Leaf Market; 150 San Mateo Rd, HMB; 650-726-3110

+ Fri. Sept 4: L & K – rock originals, 5-7 p.m. (plus free wine tasting!)

+ Fri. Sept 11: Lighthouse, 5-7 p.m. (plus free wine tasting!)

+ Fri. Sept 18: Finians Call, 5-7 p.m. (plus free wine tasting!)

+ Fri. Sept 25: Maureen Dere, 5-7 p.m. (plus free wine tasting!)

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

Call for information

The Ritz-Carlton hosts world-class jazz; 1 Miramontes Point Road, HMB; 650-712-7000.

Call for information.

San Benito House; 356 Main St., HMB; 650-726-3425

Call for information

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 29: MACAJO, 11-1 p.m.; The Bundy Browne Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 30: Jay Howlett, 11-1 p.m.; Jerry Harmon, 2-5 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 4: Mike Grimes, 5-7 p.m.

+ Sat. Sept 5: Kyle Alden, 12-2 p.m.; The Mild Colonial Boys, 3-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Sept 6: Rich Felix, 11-1 p.m.; Claddagh Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Mon. Sept 7: Jay Howlett, Jennings & Keller and friends, 1-5 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

Call for information

——–PESCADERO ——–

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

+ Sat. Aug 29: Robert Elmond Stone, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Sept 4: Dirk Sell, 6-7 p.m.

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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