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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Special Events

CB Brand & Olivia Mancini at Fernwood Tavern

47200 Highway 1
Venue: Fernwood Tavern
Type: Special Events
Location: Fernwood Tavern
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CB Brand & Olivia Mancini perform tonight at the Fernwood Tavern. Music begins at 10pm. more

Jon Nakamatsu solo piano

San Carlos St at Ninth Ave
Venue: Sunset Center
Type: Special Events
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On January 31, 2015 at Sunset Center, Carmel, Chamber Music Monterey Bay will present solo pianist and audience favorite Jon Nakamatsu, Gold Medalist of the Tenth Van Cliburn Piano Competition. An artist who continues to draw unanimous praise as a true aristocrat of the keyboard, Mr. Nakamatsu’s playing “&h... more

PacRep's SoDAonStage presents The Pirates of Penzance

01/30/2015 - 02/22/2015
7:30pm and 2:00pm See calendar for details
Monte Verde between 8th and 9th
Type: Special Events
Location: Golden Bough Playhouse - Golden Bough Theatre
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Directed by Stephen Moorer, with Musical Direction by Don Dally and Choreography by Mikey Perdue, starting January 30, set sail with this updated version of one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular comic operas! The hilarious, hopeful farce follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ine... 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
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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



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