CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

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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.

+ Wed. Aug 24: Chris Mendoza – songwriter/songwriter, 5-7 p.m.

+ Fri. Aug 26: Chris Mendoza – songwriter/songwriter, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 27: Francesca Panesi – singer/guitarist, 7-10 p.m.

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

+ Fri. Aug 26: Plastic Onion Band – Beatles covers, 7: 15 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 27: Kit & Gene – rockabilly, 2-4 p.m.; Glaciar Point –rock ‘n’ roll, 7 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 28Eddie Raymond, Pete Innes & Friends – easy listening, 10 a.m.; Rob Wullenjohn, Paul Clanon, Ishan Vest & Rick – jazz, 11:15-1 p.m.

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

+ Fri. Aug 26: Aaron Pearson Band – reggae/ska/rock, 9 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 27: AP Band – live band karaoke, 9 p.m.

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

+ Thur. Aug 25: The Band at Nicks w/ Margie Williams, 6-9 p.m.

+ Fri. Aug 26: The Band at Nicks w/ Tony Lindsay, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Aug 27: The Band at Nicks w/ Tod Dickow on sax, 8 p.m.-midnight

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

+ Sat. Aug 27: Wendy Waller and Torch with John Worely – down-home R&B, 7:30 p.m. ($15-23)

+ Sat. Sept 10: The Bad Aunties – comedy, 7:30 p.m. ($15-23)

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. Aug 27: Mojazz – jazz, 1 p.m.; Groovy Judy – blues/funk/’60s, 4:30 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 28: Steve Gornall & the Blue Collar Blues Band – blues, 1 p.m.; RIDE – classic/modern rock, 4:30 p.m.

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

+ Tues. Aug 23: Caustic Casanova/A6’s/Tvsk/LOWCASTER, 9-11 p.m.

+ Wed. Aug 24: Glam Skanks, 9-11 p.m.

+ Thur. Aug 25: The Midnight Snackers/Bob Fossil, 9-11 p.m.

+ Fri. Aug 26: The Outta Sites/The Ogres, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. ($10, 21+)

+ Sat. Aug 27: Tom Wilsey FIRE Benenfit w/The Lucky Boys/Shark in the Water/Reefriders, 1-6 p.m.; Heavy Crown/Uncle Sea Monster/Doug Barrett & the Dealbreakers, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Sun. Aug 28: Jennifer Bair Band, 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.

+ Tuesday-Thursday: live music, 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

Call for information

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

+ Mon. Sept 19: The Platform – local artists mixer (musicians/artisans/comedians/artists/poets), 7-10 p.m.

Private House Concertcontact Dave at dsch@coastside.net or 650-726-2842 for tickets/info

+ Sat. Aug 27: Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg – mandolin virtuosos, 7:30-9:30 p.m. (doors/food @ 6:30) $30 donation

——– 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/pop, 7-10 p.m.

+ Saturdays: Americana/blues/country music, 4-7 p.m.

+ Sundays: Blues Jam hosted by Stan Erhart, 6-10 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. Aug 26: Spill The Wine – pop/rock, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 27: High Water Blues – high energy blues, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 28: Chrome Deluxe – R&B/swing/blues, 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 $5-10 cover)

+ Fri. Sept 2: Free Music Friday – Six Five Zero w/ the Ned Patchett Band, 7-9 p.m.

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

+ Fri. Aug 26: Blue – folk rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Aug 27: Shabang! – steel drums, 1-4 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 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.

+ Fridays: live music, 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 11: Dominick Farinacci Group – global 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.

+ Fri. Aug 26: Wavelength Band – Van Morrison tribute, 8:30 p.m.

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

+ Fridays: Martan Mann – 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

+ July 29-Aug 28: Big, The Musical – musical of beloved family movie, Fridays/Saturdays @ 8 p.m. & Sundays @ 2 p.m. ($27-45)

+ Fri. Sept 2: Magic! 5th annual extravaganza featuring Jade w/ Scott & Trink, 7 p.m.  ($20-35)

+ Sat. Sept 3: Magic! 5th annual extravaganza featuring Jade w/ Scott & Trink, 7 p.m. ($20-35)

+ Sun. Sept 4: Magic! 5th annual extravaganza featuring Jade w/ Scott & Trink, 2 p.m matinee & final show at 7 p.m. ($20-35)

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

Call for information

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

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

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

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 27: TBA, 11-1 p.m.; Bundy Brown Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Aug 28: Jay Howlett, 11-1 p.m.; Jones Gang, 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

Call for information

——–PESCADERO ——–

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

Call for information.

Pescadero Grown! Farmer’s Market, June-October, 3-7 p.m.

4 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.
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  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.,

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