Music Festivals in Monterey

Music Festivals in Monterey

Music Festivals

From the Jazz Bash by the Bay to the California Roots Music and Arts Festival, Monterey County's line-up of music festivals makes for a invigorating getaway. In September, the annual Monterey Jazz Festival hits a chord as the world's longest continuously running jazz festival delivering and showcase for such artists as India.Arie, Sonny Rollins and Poncho Sanchez. Auto and arts enthusiasts can combine both passions at the annual Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival, while more classic pursuits can be had at the annual Carmel Bach Festival. For those set on a Bob Marley fix, the Monterey Bay Reggaefest features 25 performances under the summer sun. There is something to please every music lover in Monterey County with festivals geared towards jazz, reggae, blues, swing and much more.

 

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08-29-2014

Special Events

Friday Live Comedy on the Planet

8:00 pm-1:30 am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Planet Gemini is Monterey’s #1 comedy and dance nightspot! Featuring local & nationally known headlining comedians and major stars as seen on HBO, Comedy Central, Evening at the Improv and more!!! Join us for gratifying entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening. We feature one Comedy show from 9:15-10... more

Monterey County Fair

08/27/2014 - 09/01/2014
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
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The annual Monterey County Fair is always fun for all, with livestock exhibition, entertainment, live music, amusement and delicious food! more

Shrek the Musical

08/16/2014 - 09/28/2014
Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday-Sunday at 2pm
Monte Verde Street and 8th Avenue
Type: Special Events
Location: Golden Bough Theatre
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In a faraway kingdom, an unseemly ogre reluctantly rescues a feisty princess. Add a donkey who won't shut up, a villain with a "short" temper, a gingerbread man with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero! Shrek is the hilarious story o... more

Summer Live Music Series at Carmel Plaza

08/29/2014
5pm-7pm
Ocean Avenue and Mission Street
Venue: Carmel Plaza
Type: Special Events
Location: Carmel Plaza
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It's summer and it's time to party on the Plaza! Carmel Plaza's SUMMER LIVE MUSIC SERIES opens Friday, July 25 and continues through September 26 with ten consecutive Fridays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Enjoy two hours of free entertainment at the garden courtyard of the Plaza. Come listen and dance, sip regional wines and s... more

08-30-2014

David Holodiloff Band at Fernwood Tavern

08/30/2014
10pm
47200 Highway 1
Venue: Fernwood Tavern
Type: Special Events
Location: Fernwood Tavern
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The David Holodiloff Band performs tonight at the Fernwood Tavern. Music begins at 10pm. more

Monterey Bay Greek Festival

08/30/2014 - 09/01/2014
4 Custom House Plaza
Type: Special Events
Location: Custom House Plaza
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The St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church of Monterey County will hold its 28th annual Monterey Bay Greek Festival Labor Day Weekend at the Monterey Custom House Plaza Monterey State Park near Fisherman's Wharf. The event is open to the public and admission is free. In addition to traditional Greek foods, the festiva... more

Monterey County Fair

08/27/2014 - 09/01/2014
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Visit Website

The annual Monterey County Fair is always fun for all, with livestock exhibition, entertainment, live music, amusement and delicious food! more

Saturday Live Comedy on the Planet

8:00 pm-1:30 am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Planet Gemini is Monterey’s #1 comedy and dance nightspot! Featuring local & nationally known headlining comedians and major stars as seen on HBO, Comedy Central, Evening at the Improv and more!!! Join us for gratifying entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening. We feature one Comedy show from 9:15-10... more

Shrek the Musical

08/16/2014 - 09/28/2014
Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday-Sunday at 2pm
Monte Verde Street and 8th Avenue
Type: Special Events
Location: Golden Bough Theatre
Visit Website

In a faraway kingdom, an unseemly ogre reluctantly rescues a feisty princess. Add a donkey who won't shut up, a villain with a "short" temper, a gingerbread man with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero! Shrek is the hilarious story o... more

08-31-2014

Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series 2014 GALA FINALE!

08/31/2014
7 pm
48603 Highway One
Venue: Henry Miller Memorial Library
Type: Special Events
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On Sunday August 31st, The Henry Miller Library in Big Sur will host the gala finale of its Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series. The Series received over 1,000 films from over 100 countries this year. These are the BEST OF THE BEST as selected by our jury, which includes Kirsten Dunst, Philip Glass, and L... more

Monterey Bay Greek Festival

08/30/2014 - 09/01/2014
4 Custom House Plaza
Type: Special Events
Location: Custom House Plaza
Visit Website

The St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church of Monterey County will hold its 28th annual Monterey Bay Greek Festival Labor Day Weekend at the Monterey Custom House Plaza Monterey State Park near Fisherman's Wharf. The event is open to the public and admission is free. In addition to traditional Greek foods, the festiva... more

Monterey County Fair

08/27/2014 - 09/01/2014
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Visit Website

The annual Monterey County Fair is always fun for all, with livestock exhibition, entertainment, live music, amusement and delicious food! more

Shrek the Musical

08/16/2014 - 09/28/2014
Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday-Sunday at 2pm
Monte Verde Street and 8th Avenue
Type: Special Events
Location: Golden Bough Theatre
Visit Website

In a faraway kingdom, an unseemly ogre reluctantly rescues a feisty princess. Add a donkey who won't shut up, a villain with a "short" temper, a gingerbread man with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero! Shrek is the hilarious story o... more

Sunday Salsa

9:00 pm -1:30am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Planet Gemini offers the biggest sizzling Salsa Party on Sunday Nights. Drink specials with live music & entertainment by the best bay area, local and national bands and of course our popular resident DJ and host Carlos Henriquez. Planet Gemini is the place for you on a Sunday Night! A night of Salsa will rejuvenate ... more

 

 

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