CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

MusicWaveDOWNLOAD: CoastviewsMusic-Mar 4-2015

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. Mar 6: Johnnie Bamont & Westwind w/ Bob Castell-Blanch – contemporary jazz, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 7: Alex Mabey – indie singer/songwriter, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Mar 13: Mission Hill – Americana, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 14: Jazz Roots Band –NYC ’60s jazz, 8-10:30 p.m.

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. Mar 6: The Band at Nick’s w/ Dee Johnson, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Mar 7: The Band at Nick’s w/ Phil Nicholas, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. Mar 13: The Band at Nick’s w/ Anna Kristina, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Mar 14: The Band at Nick’s w/ Patrick Maier, 8 p.m.-midnight

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

+ Sat. Mar 7: Pamela Rose w/ Wayne De La Cruz blues Hammond organ party, 7:30 p.m. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Mar 14: Caminos Flamencos world/Flamenco, 7:30 p.m. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Mar 21: Cole Sings Cole George Cole’s tribute to Nat King Cole, 7:30 p.m. ($12-20)

+ Sat. Mar 28: Houston Jones High Octane Americana, 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. Mar 7: Jason Movrich & friends – blues/soul/jazz/rock, 1 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 8: Chris Cobb Band – blues/rock, 1 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 14: The Dim Lights – bluegrass, 1 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 15: Highwater Blues – blues/Americana, 1 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.

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

+ Wed. Mar 6: Open Mic, 6-8 p.m. (every 1st Wednesday)

——-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. Mar 13: Mo Robinson w/ Dave & Claudine Minton – Irish, 7-10 p.m. ($30 includes wine, appetizers & dessert, doors open at 6) 

Fri. April 17: Bev Barnett & Greg Newlon – folk/rock/blues, 7-10 p.m. ($30 includes wine, appetizers & dessert, doors open at 6) 

Joy of Being; 2385 Carlos St. Moss Beach, 650-283-4094 (for Kirtan)

+ Fri. Mar 6: Restorative Kirtan w/ Peter Alexander – chant-based music, 7:30-9 p.m. ($16, first Friday of the month)

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

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——– EL GRANADA, 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.

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

+ Sun. Mar 8: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers – blues, 4:30-7 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

+ Fri. Mar 6: The Special Guests – pop/rock, 7-10 p.m

+ Sat. Mar 7: West Grand Boulevard – Motown/Stax covers, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 8: Mighty Mike Schermer – blues/R&B, 5-9 p.m.

+ Fri. Mar 13: Marla Goody & Revelation – pop/rock/blues, 7-10 p.m

+ Sat. Mar 14: The Bone Drivers – rock, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 15: Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic – zydeco, 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.

+ Thur. Mar 5: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 6-8 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 21: Gary Horsman & Bill Haines – acoustic guitar, 1:30 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)

+ Thur. Mar 5: Local Acoustic Night, 7 p.m.  (all ages til 9 p.m.)

+ Fri. Mar 6: Free Music Friday w/ Mad Russian, 6 p.m.

+ Tues. Mar 17: The Wave Lengths – Irish/St. Patrick’s Day party, 7 p.m.

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

+ Fri. Mar 6: Lisa Marie Johnson – stomp & groove, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 7: Joyce Grant – smokin’ R&B, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Mar 13: Tom Duarte – Flamenco guitar, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 14: Brian Withycombe – jumpin’ jazz piano, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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

+ Fri. Mar 13: 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)

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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 ——–

Cafe Society (formerly M Coffee) brings art, poetry & jazz downtown; 522 Main St, HMB; 650-713-0800

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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

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

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

+ April 3-26: 12 Angry Men - poignant drama of justice, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. no show on 4/5 ($22-35)

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

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

+ Sat. Mar 28: Blue Blanket Improv – comedy, 7-9 p.m., $10

Half Moon Bay High School; 1 Lewis Foster Dr, HMB; 650-712-7200

+ Fri. Mar 6: HMB High & Blue Blanket Improv fundraiser for Spring Musical Cabaret, 7 p.m. ($10-15)

+ Mar. 20-29: Cabaret – Spring Musical, Fri & Sat @ 7 p.m., Sun @ 2 p.m.

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.

+ Thur. Mar 26: Sonya Jason’s TIGRESS – hot jazz/cool sax, 7 p.m.

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

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

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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.

+ Fri. Mar 6: Mike Grimes, 5-7 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 7: Kyle Alden, 12-2 p.m.; Mild Colonial Boys, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 8: Four Schillings Short, 11-1 p.m.; Flying Salvias, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 14: Atkinson Kincheloe & Beynon, 11-1 p.m.; Harmony Grits, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 15: Keller Sisters, 11-1 p.m.; Circle R Boys, 2-5 p.m.

+ Fri. Mar 20: David Elias, 5-7 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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