Entertainment Guide

DOWNLOAD:  CoastViews Music Jan 22, 2014

MusicWave

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.

+ Sat. Jan 18: Maverick – bluegrass duo, 8-10:30 p.m.

+ Sun. Jan 19: Wentworth/Romero Duo – flute/guitar, 4-6 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 25: Russell Golub/Bruno Pelletier Guitar Explosion – jazz/blues standards8-10:30 p.m.

Chit Chat Café; 5 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. Jan 24: The Band at Nick’s w/Phil Nicholas, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Jan 25: The Band at Nick’s w/Dee Johnson, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. Jan 31: The Band at Nick’s w/Anna Cristina, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Feb 1: The Band at Nick’s w/Dee Johnson, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. Feb 7: The Band at Nick’s w/Mike Renwick, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Feb 8: The Band at Nick’s w/Dee Johnson, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Fri. Feb 14: Terry Hanck – blues, 8 p.m.-midnight

+ Sat. Feb 15: The Band at Nick’s w/Dee Johnson, 8 p.m.-midnight

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

+ Sat. Jan 25: Unauthorized Rolling Stones – rock, 7:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Feb 1: Mike Dowling – guitar series, 7:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Feb 8: Will Durst – comedy, 7:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Feb 15: Bud E Luv Big Band – Valentine’s Day Luv Fest, 7:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Feb 22: Chris Cain Band – blues, 7:30 p.m.

Surf Spot serves up hot grooves outdoors along with good eats, right over by the Sea Bowl; 4627 Coast Hwy, Pacifica; 650-355-7873..

+ Wednesdays: Kawika Iffiche – Hawaiian, 7-9 p.m.

+ Sun. Jan 19: Plastic Onion Band – Beatles tribute, 1 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 25: Tumbledown House  saloon jazz, 1 p.m.

+ Sun. Jan 31: DJ Sid Presly – ’60s surf, 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.

+ Wed. Jan 22: Fundraiser for NOT FOR SALE & REBBL TONIC w/ Miss B, Mark Kostrzewa, Mike McCall, DJ Melvin J, Gabrielle Tusberg, Michael McMorrow & Heather Scarlett Rose,  5-10 p.m. (1st 150 guests get free gift, 10% dinner proceeds to event)

——-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. Jan 17: Beargrass Creek – country/bluegrass/rock, 7-10 p.m. ($30 includes wine, appetizers & dessert, doors open at 6)

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

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——– PRINCETON & HARBOR ——–

Café Classique: 107 Sevilla Ave, El Granada; 650-726-9775

+ Sundays: Gary Horseman – guitar/vocals, 9-10 a.m.

+ Monday-Saturday: Songwriters Showcase, 9-11 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.

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

+ Sun. Jan 19: Frank Bey/Anthony Paule Band – blues/rock/R&B, 4-8 p.m.

+ Fri. Jan 24: The Big Dreamers – rock/country/blues, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 25: The Retro Rockets – classic rock, 7-10 p.m.

+ Sun. Jan 26: Pamela Rose Band – blues/rock/soul, 4-8 p.m.

+ Fri. Jan 31: Stan Erhart Band – blues/rock/R&B/soul, 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.

+ Sun. Jan 12: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 4-6 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 25: Gary Horsman & Bill Haines – guitar duo, 3-4 p.m.

+ Sun. Jan 26: Mike McCall – Spanish guitar, 4-6 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 $3-5 cover)

+ Thur. Feb 6: Local Acoustic Night, 7 p.m.

+ Sat. Feb 15: Forrest Day & Brothers Amor – funk rock/R&B/HipHop, 9 p.m. ($7, 21+)

Sam’s Chowder House combines and East coast style with West coast views; 4210 North Cabrillo Highway, HMB; 650-712-0245. 

+ Fri. Jan 17: John Michael Band, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 18: Mike Rossi – Chicago blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Jan 24: Blue “Geoff Allen” – classic rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 25: Grupo Falso Baiano Brazilian jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

+ Fri. Jan 31: Brandon Robinson – urban jazz, 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. ($35)

+ Sun. Jan 19: Mike Galisatus Big Band - jazz, 4:30 p.m. ($35)

+ Sun. Jan 26: Dan Hicks & Bayside Jazz – jazz, 4:30 p.m. ($35)

+ Sun. Feb 9: Disappear Incompletely – The Radiohead Project, 4:30 p.m. ($35)

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 ——–

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, 8 p.m.

+ Fri. Jan 17: Blame it on the Dog – rock/Americana, 7: 30 p.m.

+ Saturdays: Karaoke, 9 p.m.

+ Fri. Jan 31: Plastic Onion Band – Beatles tribute, 8 p.m.

+ Fri. Feb 7: Ryan Salet – singer/songwriter, 8 p.m.

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

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

+ Feb 7-Mar 1: Love Letters – love and laughter shared over a 50 year relationship, Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m./Sun. 2 p.m. ($17-35)

It’s Italia serves up quality Italian food with acoustic music Friday & Saturday nights; 401 Main St., HMB; 650-726-4444.

+ Fri. Jan 24: Tom Duarte – jazz guitar, 6-9 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 25: Martin Douglas – Flamenco guitar, 6-9 p.m.

+ Fri. Jan 31: Mark Owens – Hawaiian Slack-key guitar, 6-9 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 showcases musical talent in the restaurant that helped put Half Moon Bay on the culinary map; 315 Main St., HMB; 650-726-5125.   

+ Wed. Jan 22: Edgardo Cambon – Latin jazz, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

+ Wed. Jan 29: Amanda King - jazz, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Ocean View Lodge aka Oddfellows Lodge hosts interesting talent, including Blue Blanket Improv; 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, Fridays & Saturdays: live jazz, 6-10 p.m.

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. Jan 18: Montara Mountain Boys, 11-1 p.m.; Atkinson Kincheloe & Beynon, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Jan 19: Jack & the Hirchhikers, 11 a.m-1 p.m.; Circle R Boys, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sat. Jan 25: Robert & Charlie Powell, 11-1 p.m.; The Remnants aka John Havard Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sun. Jan 26: Jay Howlett, 11 a.m-1 p.m.; Four Shillings Short, 2-5 p.m.

+ Sat. Feb 1: Kyle Alden, 12-2 p.m.; John Caulfield & friends, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Feb 2: tbd, 11 a.m-1 p.m.; Claddagh Band, 2-5 p.m.

+ Fri. Feb 7: Mike Grimes – guitar/vocal, 5-7 p.m.

+ Sat. Feb 8: Atkinson Kincheloe & Beynon, 11-1 p.m.; Harmony Grits, 3-6 p.m.

+ Sun. Feb 9: A.J. Weston, 11 a.m-1 p.m.; Lane, 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 ——–

Pescadero Country Store in beautiful downtown Pescadero; 251 Stage Rd, Pescadero;650-879-0410

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