The longest continuously-running annual jazz event in the world makes it home at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center this weekend! The Monterey Jazz Festival brings over 500 artists to 8 separate stages with a sound for just every musical taste. Highlights include Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz, Chick Corea, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Dianne Reeves, Chris Botti, Béla Fleck and Snarky Puppy. There will also be several vendors onsite selling everything from international food to assorted merchandise from across the world. Friday-Sunday. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. Tickets start at $45.
Kick back and enjoy live music every night this weekend at the Big Sur Roadhouse. On Friday Tammi Brown belts out soul jams, Saturday brings the jazzy Dick Whittington Trio to the stage and on Sunday Caitlin Jemma & The Goodness play folk and bluegrass tunes. Friday-Sunday beginning at 6:30pm. 47080 Highway 1, Big Sur. Free event.
The Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea brings to life the award-winning musical comedy Oliver! all weekend long. Warning, it may be hard to restrain yourself from singing along to favorites like “Consider Yourself", "Food Glorious Food", "Got to Pick a Pocket" and "Where Is Love.” Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$42.