CoastViews Music – Weekly Entertainment Guide

DOWNLOAD: CoastViewsMusic-May 23 2017

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. May 26: Francesca Panesi – young artist singer/songwriter, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. May 27: Dave Crimmen’s Mac Attack, 7-10 p.m.

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

+ SundaysEddie 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

+ Sundays: Karaoke w/ Amanda Rocks, 9 p.m.

+ Fri. June 3: Lef Deppard Tribute To Def Leppard, 9:30 p.m.

+ Sat. July 28: The Kilaueas (Germany), Frankie & The Pool Boys, The Pyronauts, 9-12:30 ($10-12, 21+)

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

+ Fri. May 26: Terry Hanck Band – blues, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. May 27: The Band at Nick’s w/ Joyce Grant, 8 p.m.-midnight

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

+ Sat. June 3: Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band – alt-roots/folkbilly, 7:30 p.m. ($15-23)

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

+ May 5-28: Cabaret – Tony-winning musical on life in pre-WWII Berlin, Fridays & Saturdays @ 8 p.m./Sundays @ 2 p.m. ($25-30)

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. May 27: Mojazz – jazz, 1 p.m.

+ Sun. May 28: Terry Savastano – singer/songwriter, 1 p.m.; Jim Moore Band – funk/soul/blues, 4:30 p.m.

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

+ Mon. May 22: Karaoke/Industry Night, 8:30 p.m.

+ Tues. May 23: The Knitts(LA), 9-11 p.m.

+ Thur. May 24: Save Laika/Sweet Peaches/Mt.Meru, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. May 25: Merle Jagger/Aprylle/Gaby Castro, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. May 26: Hank Biggs and The Hardtops, 3 p.m.; Van Goat/JT Bevy/The Swamp Lights, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Sun. May 27: The Dim Lights, 4-6 p.m.; Sir Coyler & His Asthmatic Band/Outta Sorts/Year Zero, 9 p.m.-midnight

+ Mon. May 28: Karaoke/Industry Night, 8:30 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

Fri. May 19: Jay Howlett & Rolfe Wyer of “Blah Blah Woof Woof” — award-winning singer/songwriters, 7:30-9:30 p.m. (doors at 7, no cover – pass the hat)

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

+ Thur. June 15: Sonya Jason & friends – sax/guitar jazz duo, 5-7 p.m.

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

+ Fri. May 19: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 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.

+ Sundays: Blues Jam hosted by Stan Erhart, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

+ Sat. May 27: Twangsville, 7:30-10:30 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. May 26: The Rip-Tides – rock/surf, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. May 27: Dr. Mojo – rock/R&B/soul, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. May 28: Tia Carroll and Hard Work – R&B/soul/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.

+ Fri. May 19: L-Dub Ellis – singer/songwriter, 7-9 p.m.

+ Sat. May 20: Finnian’s Call – Irish, 7 p.m.

+ Sun. May 21: Lighthouse String Band, 2 p.m

+ Thur. May 25: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 7 p.m.

+ Fri. May 26: Mark Kostrzewa – acoustic originals, 6 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 $5-10 cover)

+ Fri. May 19: Los Improviders (aka Bits & Pieces), 6-8 p.m.

+ Sat. May 20: Small Change Romeos featuring Lisa Marie Johnston – rock/blues/Americana, 9 p.m. ($10, 21+)

+ Fri. May 26: Los Improviders (aka Bits & Pieces), 6-8 p.m.

+ Thur. June 1: Local Acoustic Night, 7 p.m.

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

+ Fri. May 19: Julian Kucera – jazz guitar, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. May 20: Blue – folk rock, 1-4 p.m.

+ Sun. May 21: Dave Rocha Trio – Latin jazz, 1-4 p.m.

+ Fri. May 26: Pat Nevins – rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. May 27: Evan Thomas – blues, 1-4 p.m.

+ Sun. May 28: True Life Troubadors – bluegrass, 1-4 p.m.

+ Mon. May 29: Hot Club Pacific – gypsy jazz swing, 1-4 p.m.

The Sand Bar at Oceano Hotel; 270 Capistrano Rd, HMB; http://www.concertsupfrontandcenter.net

+ Sat. May 27: Maikel Garcia w/ Yanil Nario, Mario Salomon, Ramon Lazo & Carrie Jahde – Cuban jazz, 4:30-7 p.m. ($15)

+ Sun. May 28: Jeff Richan w/ Joel Taylor & Jimmy Haslip – fusion/electric jazz, 4:30-7 p.m. ($25)

+ Sat. June 3: Mads Tolling Electric Violin – jazz, 4:30-7 p.m. ($25)

——– 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. May 21: Billy Childs Quartet – jazz, 4:30 p.m. ($25-50)

+ Sun. May 28: Mitch Woods and his Rocket 88s – “rock-a-boogie,” 4:30 p.m. ($25-50)

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 hosted by Kevy Nova, 8 p.m.

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

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

+ June 9-July 2: The Clean House – a fresh & original, whimsical & poignant look at class, comedy & love, Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. ($17-35)

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

+ Sat. May 20: Blue Blanket Improv – comedy, 7-9 p.m. ($10)

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

+ June 3-4: Relay for Life of the Coastside 24 hour fundraiser w/ live music & hula from 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

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

+ Sat. July 22: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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

Call for information

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

Call for information

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

+ Sat. May 20: Edgee and The Kittens – high-energy oldies/classic rock, 7:30-9:30 p.m. ($20 suggested donation

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

+ Sat. May 20: Engine Room, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. May 27: Silk Road Truckers, 7-10 p.m.

Sushi Main Street Sake Bar brings music to fine Japanese cuisine; 400 Main St, HMB; 650-726-2775

+ Thur. May 18: Ander Meyer & friends – jazz/groove, 6:30-9 p.m. 

+ Thur. May 25: Gerry Bassermann – guitar/vocal, 6:30-9 p.m. 

+ Thur. Jun 1, 15 & 29: Ander Meyer & friends – jazz/groove, 6:30-9 p.m. 

+ Thur. June 8 & 22: Gerry Bassermann – guitar/vocal, 6:30-9 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. May 20: Montara Mountain Boys, 11-1 p.m.; Atkinson/Kincheloe/Beynon/Cefalu, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. May 21: Nervous Pinatas, 11-1 p.m.; Circle R Boys, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sat. May 27: Kate Burkart & Ron Bruder, 11-1 p.m.; Bundy Brown Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. May 28: Jay Howlett, 11-1 p.m.; Jon Wittenburg, 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.

5 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

  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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