DOWNLOAD ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE 6.12.13
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.
+ Wednesdays: Mellow music after the Farmers Market, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
+ Fridays: Celia Malheiros – Brazilian Jazz, 7-9 p.m.
+ Thur. June 20: Heather Scarlett Rose – singer/songwriter, 7-10 p.m.
+ Sat. June 22: Nancy Hall Duo – eclectic folk, 7-10 p.m.
+ Sat. June 29: Russell Golub & Bruno Pelletier – guitar, 7-10 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. June 21: The Band at Nicks w/ Sonya Jason on sax, 8 p.m.-midnight
+ Sat. June 22: Mitch Woods & his Rocket 88s – jump blues, 8 p.m.-midnight
+ Sun. June 23: Curt Moore Quartet w/ Jim Nichols on guitar, 4-7 p.m.
+ Sat. June 22: Bobbe Norris & Kenny Washington w/ Larry Dunlap – vocal masters, 7:30 p.m.
+ Sat. June 29: Thom Brexh – guitar virtuoso series, 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.
+ Thurs. June 20: The Keller Sisters – Americana/folk, 8 p.m.
+ Fri. June 21: Sam Johnson – singer/songwriter, 8 p.m.
+ Sun. June 22: The Sam Chase – folk/outlaw bluegrass, 4:30 p.m.; Tom Rhodes – singer/songwriter, 8 p.m.
+ Sun. June 23: Los Boleros – Cuban, 2 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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——-MOSS BEACH ——–
Cypress Meadows hosts Music in the Meadows every month, which includes tasty snacks before the show and desserts at intermission - reserve at email@example.com; 343 Cypress Ave, Moss Beach
+ Fri. June 14: Mark Lemaire and Twilight – folk/rock, 7-10 p.m. ($30 includes food, doors at 6 p.m.)
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.
+ Tuesdays & Fridays: Acoustic Open Mic, 7-9 p.m.
Café Gibraltar: 425 Avenue Alhambra, El Granada; 650-560-9039
+ Wednesdays: Richard Patterson – classical & Flamenco guitar, 6-8:30 p.m.
+ Thursdays: Jazz trio, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
+ Select Sundays: Stevan Pasero – Flamenco guitar, 6-8 p.m.
Crab Landing has great views and great acoustics for their music every weekend; 260 Capistrano Road, HMB; 650-712-1288.
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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. June 21: Drive – rock/R&B, 7-10 p.m.
+ Sat. June 22: The Megatones – rock, 7-10 p.m.
+ Sun. June 23: Tia Carroll Live – soul, 5-9 p.m.
+ Fri. June 28: Shari Puorto and her Band – blues/rock, 7-10 p.m.
+ Sat. June 29: West Grand Boulevard – Motown, 7-10 p.m.
+ Sun. June 30: Marshall Law Band – rock/blues, 5-9 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. June 21: Barefoot – roots/rock/reggae, 9 p.m.
+ Fri. June 28: Tia Carroll – blues/rock, 9 p.m.
+ Sat. June 29: Coastside Club Night – dance music & light show, 9 p.m.
Sam’s Chowder House combines and East coast style with West coast views; 4210 North Cabrillo Highway, HMB; 650-712-0245.
+ Fri. June 21: Sharon Affeltranger Harp, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
+ Sat. June 22: Lisa-Marie Johnston – stomp & groove, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
+ Sun. June 23: North Pacific String Band – folk, 1:30-4:30 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. June 23: The Mimi Fox Trio – jazz, 4:30 p.m.
+ Sun. June 30: The Jerry Vivino Quartet w/ Clayton Cameron – jazz, 4:30 p.m.
Miramar Beach Restaurant; 131 Mirada Road, HMB; 650-726-9053.
+ Thursdays: Terry Disley - piano, 5-9 p.m.
+ Fridays: Terry Disley - piano, 5-9 p.m
+ 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 music; 1410 S. Cabrillo Highway, HMB; 650-726-5705.
+ Thursdays: Auri’s Open Mic, 8 p.m.
+ Saturdays: Karaoke, 9 p.m.
+ Sun. July 14: Round Robin guitar with Mark Kostrzewa & Friends, 7-9:30 p.m.
Coastal Repertory Theatre consistently brings Broadway quality productions to the coast; 1167 Main St., HMB; 650-726-0998
+ May 31 – June 22: Comic genius Steve Martin’s farce The Underpants: 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. June 21: The Scott Cooper Duo, 6-9 p.m.
+ Sat. June 22: Mark Owens – guitar 6-9 p.m.
+ Fri. June 28: Mark Owens – guitar, 6-9 p.m.
+ Sat. June 29: Mark Owens – guitar 6-9 p.m.
Mullins Bar & Grill enjoys the ocean views right past the Ritz; 2 Miramontes Point Rd, HMB; 650-712-2215
+ Fri. June 21: Fred McCarty – guitar, 5-9 p.m.
+ Fri. June 28: David Luning – guitar, 5-9 p.m.
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. June 19: Lily Alunan– jazz/pop, 6:30 p.m.
+ Sat. June 22: Tony Lindsay – soul/blues/pop, 8 p.m. ($20/55)
Ocean View Lodge aka Oddfellows Lodge hosts interesting talent, including Blue Blanket Improv; 526 Main St., HMB; 650-712-0718.
+ Sat. July 13: Blue Blanket Improv - comedy, 8 p.m. ($10)
The Ritz-Carlton hosts world-class jazz with special deals on Thursdays; 1 Miramontes Point Road, HMB; 650-712-7000.
+ Thursdays: Michael O’Neill & friends – jazz, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
+ Fridays and Saturdays: Jazz with John Moriarty & Mark Williams, 7-11 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
+ Sun. June 23: Nervous Pinatas, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Don Burnam & The Bolas, 2-5 p.m.
+ Sat. June 29: The Rickert Brothers (formerly Powell Brothers), 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; The Remnants aka The John Havard Band, 2-5 p.m.
+ Sun. June 30: Jay Howlett, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; The Cowlicks, 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 Country Store in beautiful downtown Pescadero; 251 Stage Rd, Pescadero;650-879-0410
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