CoastViews Music and Weekly Entertainment Guide

DOWNLOAD: CoastViews Music – Dec 11-17, 2019

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. Dec 13, 20 & 27: Don Rowell – jazz/blues, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

+ Wed. Dec 18: Rick Sanders – vocal/guitarist, 6-8 p.m.

+ Sat. Dec 21: Kimberlye Gold & Steven Gary – Holiday Sing-a-long, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

Cheers: 1249 Linda Mar Shopping Ctr, Pacifica 94044; 650-359-1225

Call for information

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

+ Fri. Dec 13: Tres Fabs, 7:15-9:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Dec 14: Frank Reisinger & John Hall – sing the Beatles, 2-4 p.m.; TBA, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

+ Sun. Dec 15Eddie Raymond, Pete Innes & Friends – easy listening, 10 a.m.; Rob Wullenjohn, Paul Clanon, Ishan Vest & Rick – jazz, 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m.; Blue City Jazz, 3-5 p.m.

Longboard Margarita Bar; 180 Eureka Square, Pacifica; 650-738-5905.

+ Sundays: Karaoke w/ Amanda Rocks, 7 p.m.

+ Thur. Dec 12: Carman Ratti hosts Longboard Jam feat. Rockin; Johnny Burgin, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Dec 14: NorCal Holidaze with Jordan T/Jah Warrior Shelter HiFi/Nice and Fresh, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. ($20 or $250 VIP)

+ Sat. Dec 21: Longboard’s Annual Christmas Bash with SUPERBAD, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. ($10)

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

+ Fri. Dec 13: Mitch Woods & his Rocket 88’s, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Dec 14: Dave Crimmen, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Dec 20: The Band at Nick’s w/ Vanessa Lombera, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Dec 21: The Band at Nick’s w/ Anna Kristina, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Pacifica Brewery is right by Sea Bowl: 4627 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacifica; 650-735-5311

Call for information

Pacifica PerformancesThe Mildred Owen Concert Hall, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica; 650-355-1882; Tickets $15-23.

+ Fri. Dec 13: Seaside Singers – holiday music, 7:30 p.m. ($10)

+ Sat. Dec 14: The Lowell Ensemble – classical/holiday, 7:30 p.m. ($15-23)

Pacifica Spindrift Players: 1050 Crespi Dr, Pacifica; 650-359-8002

+ Feb 7-Mar 1: The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee – this hilarious and jubilant musical comedy features a group of six awkward young students competing at the annual spelling bee; Fridays & Saturday @ 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. ($20-25)

Pedro Point Brewing: 55A Bill Drake Way, Pacifica; 650-735-5813

Call for information

Vallemar Station; 2125 Coast Hwy, Pacifica; 650-359-7411

+ Fridays: Sheila’s Fun House – Karaoke, 9 p.m.

+ Mondays: Open Mic with Maddeline – singers and musicians welcome, 7:30-10:30 p.m. (except 3rd Mondays, 8-11 p.m.)

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

+ Tue. Dec 10: Stand Up Comedy Open Mic, 8:30-11 p.m.

+ Wed Dec 11: Janky Band, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Thur. Dec 12: mssv//KnightressM1//The Unfortunate Bastard, 9 p.m.-midnight ($14, 21+)

+ Fri. Dec 13: Thee Olde Country/Glen Meadmore & His Kuntry Band, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Dec 14: Obsolete Man/Rekt/Morning Coffee/GreyXEyes, 4-8 p.m.; The Muddy Roses/Beckylin & Her Druthers/Sean O’Brien, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Sun. Dec 15: Pacific Fault Line, 4-6 p.m.; Vintage Fiction/The Breathing Room, 9 p.m.-midnight 

+ Mon. Dec 16: OPEN MIC w/ Chowder Heart, 8:30 p.m. (7:30 sign-ups, 10:30 set by guest artist)

+ Tue. Dec 17: Bluegrass JAM NIGHT w/ Vicki Frankel, 8-10 p.m.

——-MONTARA/MOSS BEACH ——–

Cypress Meadows hosts Music in the Meadows every month. No admission charge, but they pass the hat for musicians and take donations for drinks – reserve at rsvp@cypressmeadows.net; 343 Cypress Ave, Moss Beach

+ Fri. Dec 13: The Shanachies  – holiday fun w/ Mo Robinson & friends7-9 p.m. (Doors and beverage table open at 6:30, donations appreciated; also collecting cash and new toys for Puente de la Costa Sur. This concert will sell out and reservations are required at rsvp@cypressmeadows.net)

Moss Beach Distillery: 140 Beach Way, Moss Beach, 650-728-5595

+ Thur. Dec 19: Sonya Jason and Rick Vandivier Holiday jazz sax & guitar, 5-7 p.m.

+ Thur. Jan 16: Sonya Jason and Dan Nieckarz jazz sax & guitar, 5-7 p.m.

+ Thur. Feb 20: Sonya Jason and Brad Buethe jazz sax & guitar, 5-7 p.m.

The Wine Room; 2305 Carlos St, Moss Beach, 650-728-9463.

+ Wednesdays: Jon Zilber – piano, 7-9 p.m.

+ Fri. Dec 20: Marty Atkinson, Gary Horsman & Bill Haines – singer/songwriters, 7-9 p.m.

——– EL GRANADA/PRINCETON/HARBOR ——

American Legion Post 474; 470 Capistrano Rd, HMB; 650-728-9244

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

+ Sat. Dec 14: Two Week Streak – modern country/rock, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

+ Sundays: Coastside Jam hosted by Stan Erhart, 7-10:30 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-BREW.

+ Fri. Dec 13: Closed for renovations

+ Sat. Dec 14: Highwater Bluesrock/R&B, 6-9 p.m.

+ Sun. Dec 15: The Rhythm Doctors – rock/R&B, 5-8 p.m.

Hop Dogma Brewing Co now brews & pours in Harbor Village; 270 Capistrano Rd, HMB; 650-560-8729; http://www.hopdogma.com 

+ Thur. Dec 12: Comedy Sharks 6th Anniversary Show – stand-up comedy, 7:30-9 p.m. (18+)

+ Fri. Dec 27: Comedy Sharks – stand-up comedy, 8-9:30 p.m. (18+)

Moon Mother’s Nursery Greenhouse; 401 Prospect, HMB; 650-303-5515

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 $5-10 cover)

Call for information

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

+ Fri. Dec 13: Dave Rocha Trio – jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Dec 14: Individuo – Latin pop, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Dec 20: Brian Withycombe – piano, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Dec 21: Lisa Marie Johnston – stomp groove, 5:30-8:30 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. Dec 8: Terry Disley Experience – Jazz Nutcracker holiday show, 4:30 p.m. ($30-45)

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 ——–

Cafe Society; 522 Main St., HMB; 650-713-0800.

+ Fridays: live jazz, 7-9:30 p.m.

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, 7 p.m.

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

Carter Park, the location for Half Moon Bay Shakespeare, is just off Main St, down the hill between Stone Pine Rd and the bridge.

Check website for information

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

+ Dec 6-22: A Christmas Carol Dickens holiday classic, Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m. & Sundays at 2 p.m. ($17-30)

+ Mon. Dec 30: Will Durst’s “Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show,” 8 p.m. ($30)

Coastside Lutheran Church900 Cabrillo Highway, HMB, 650-726-9293

+ Sat. Dec 14: Coastside Chorale Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m. ($5-10)

Community United Methodist Church: 777 Miramontes St, HMB, 650-726-4621

+ Sun. Jan 26: Musical Odyssey w/ Friction Quartet classical music concert series for children, 1 p.m. (Free followed by Meet the Artist reception)

FIT Studio is branching out to host events; 225 S. Cabrillo Hwy, (now in Shoreline Station), HMB; 650-726-4040

+ Sat. Dec 14: Blue Blanket Improv – comedy, 7 p.m. ($10-15)

Half Moon Bay Wine & Cheese; 421 Main St, HMB; 650-726-1520

Call for information

Mullins Bar & Grill; 2 Miramontes Point Rd, HMB; 650.726.1800;

+ Fri. Dec 13: Acoustic Friday featuring Nick Tyrrel, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Dec 20: Acoustic Friday featuring Roem Baur, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Dec 27: Acoustic Friday featuring Fred McCarty Duo, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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

+ Sat. Dec 14: Surfing for Life: a film by David Brown, 7:30-10 p.m. (Donations welcome)

Sacrilege Brewing Co; 730 Main St, HMB, 650-276-7029

+ First Fridays: Jack Derus, 6-8 p.m.

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

+ Thur. Dec 12: Drop D – Delta blues master, 7-9 p.m.

Vinoteca Wine Tasting; 330 Main St, HMB; 650-560-8954

+ Sun. Dec 15: Curious Blend – a capella quartet, 4-6 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.

+ Fri. Dec 13: Michael Vincent and Friends, 5-7 p.m.

+ Sat. Dec 14: THC Otters, 11-1 p.m.; Harmony Grits, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Dec 15: M. Kelly Rogers, 11-1 p.m.; West Coast Ramblers, 1 p.m.

——–PESCADERO ——–

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

Call for information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Responses to CoastViews Music and 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

  3. I really enjoyed the article. Much thanks again. Fantastic.

  4. Otilia says:

    Hello! I wanted to inform you that the listing of my show at The Surf Spot on Oct. 11th has the incorrect time. I should be listed as 4:30 pm rather than 1pm. I love your site and Thank you for supporting local live music.,

  5. Kat says:

    Can’t wait!

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