CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

MusicWaveDOWNLOAD: CoastViewsMusic-Mar 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. Mar 27: Wentworth-Romero Duo – flute & guitar duo, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 28: Chris Ahlman – singer/songwriter, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Apr 3: Michelle Pliner Duo – Brazilian & 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 28: The Band at Nick’s w/ Barbara Ochoa, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Mar 29: The Band at Nick’s w/ Joyce Grant, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. Apr 3: The Band at Nick’s w/ Barbara Ochoa, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Apr 4: The Band at Nick’s w/ Anna Kristina, 8 p.m.-midnight

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

+ Sat. Mar 28: Houston Jones High Octane Americana, 7:30 p.m. ($12-20)

+ Apr 11: Nigel & Clive British Invasion! 7:30 p.m. ($12-20)

+ Apr 18: Chris Webster & Nina Gerber Americana/folk duo, 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 28: Planet Jazz – jazz/blues/classic rock, 1 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 29: The Mile – roots/rock/soul/blues/country, 1 p.m.

+ Sat. Apr 4: True Life Troubadours – bluegrass, 1 p.m.

+ Sun. Apr 5: Stan Erhart – blues, 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. Apr 1: 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. 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. Apr 3: 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. Apr 26: Edie Ladin – banjo artist, ($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 27: Patrick Maier and Friends – rock, 7-10 p.m

+ Sat. Mar 28: Lost Dog Found – roots/jazz/soul/swing, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 29: The Lucky Losers Band – blues/swing, 5-9 p.m.

+ Fri. Apr 3: FeatPrints – Little Feat Tribute band, 7-10 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. Mar 27: Comedy Sharks – comedy, 8 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)

+ Fri. Apr 3: Forrest Day w/ Rin Tin Tiger – alt pop/R&B/rock, ($10 advance/$15 day of show, 21+)

+ Sun. Apr 19: 3rd Annual mini-Reggae fest, 1-5 p.m. ($10, all ages)

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

+ Fri. Mar 28: JimBo Trout – Americana, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Mar 29: D.B. Walker – classic rock/blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Apr 3: Michael Ahern – classic rock/blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Apr 4: Joyce Grant – smokin R&B, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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

+ Fri. Apr 3: 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.

+ Fri. Mar 27: Wall of Blues – blues/rock, 8 pm – midnight

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

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

+ Sat. Mar 28: Mark Robinson – jazz, 7-9:30 p.m., 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

+ 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 – ‘60s-‘70s jazz fusion, 7-9 p.m. ($10)

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

Fri. Apr 10: Carolyn Sills Combo – country/roots, 7-10 p.m. ($20)

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.

+ Sat. Mar 28: Montara Mountain Boys, 11-1 p.m.; Bundy Browne Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Mar 29: Jay Howlette, 11-1 p.m.; The Rayburn Brothers, 2-5 p.m.

+ Fri. Apr 3: Mike Grimes, 5-7 p.m.

+ Sat. Apr 4: Kyle Walden, 11-1 p.m.; Mild Colonials, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Apr 5: Frank Cefalu & Rick Laub, 11-1 p.m.; Claddagh Band, 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

+ Sat. Apr 25: The Mile, 4-7 p.m.

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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