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Amadeus at North Coast Repertory Theatre

September 4 @ 8:00 pm - October 6 @ 4:30 pm

With the glorious music of Mozart as a backdrop, Peter Shaffer’s AMADEUS assures North Coast Repertory Theatre of a grand start to Season 38. The Tony winner for Best Play weaves the fascinating tale of composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. Told in a series of flashbacks laced with humor, intrigue and personal insight, AMADEUS examines two men – one consumed with jealousy; the other, blissfully unaware of his extraordinary gifts. Deemed “terrifically entertaining and highly theatrical” by The…

Intimate Apparel

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2019

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By Lynn Nottage Directed by Melissa Coleman-Reed September 20 – October 20, 2019 Wearing her heart on her sleeve while sewing intimates for her clientele, Esther is the talented African American seamstress in turn-of-the-century New York who has built a savings for herself making beautiful undergarments—while earnestly daydreaming of new beginnings, romantic possibilities, and the lingering affection she shares with a Jewish fabric merchant. But when an egregious deception cuts short heartfelt desires, can class, culture and circumstance outmatch the…

ArtWalk Carlsbad + Open Your Hearts to North County Arts launch

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

The 2nd annual ArtWalk Carlsbad will return to Armada Drive to bring immersive art experiences, visual arts and live music to North County on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22. The ticketed fine arts festival will elevate the grounds above the Carlsbad Flower Fields, as chalk artists create temporary masterpieces live and more than 175 visual artists showcase and sell their unique art pieces. Purchase tickets here.  Art enthusiasts can explore every medium of art including painting, sculpture, glass…

Coco Montoya

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The old Willie Dixon adage “blues is truth” perfectly describes the searing, contemporary blues-rock of world-renowned guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya. Taught by the “Master of the Telecaster” Albert Collins, but with a hard-edged sound and style all his own, Montoya mixes his forceful, melodic guitar playing and passionate vocals with memorable songs, delivering the blues’ hardest truths. Montoya earned his status as a master guitarist and soul powered vocalist through years of paying his dues as a sideman with…

ArtWalk Carlsbad + Open Your Hearts to North County Arts launch

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2nd annual ArtWalk Carlsbad will return to Armada Drive to bring immersive art experiences, visual arts and live music to North County on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22. The ticketed fine arts festival will elevate the grounds above the Carlsbad Flower Fields, as chalk artists create temporary masterpieces live and more than 175 visual artists showcase and sell their unique art pieces. Purchase tickets here.  Art enthusiasts can explore every medium of art including painting, sculpture, glass…

Wednesdays @ Noon – Naomi Alter, harp, Jane Masur, Flute. Secrets of the Heavenly Harp

September 25 @ 12:00 pm

Naomi Alter, harp, Jane Masur, Flute. Secrets of the Heavenly Harp. A musical exploration of this ancient instrument through the centuries of its history. Learn about this instrument as you enjoy selections by Albinoni, Handel, Mozart, Donizetti, Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Offenbach, Debussy and Ravel. www.harpsandiego.com

Concert for a Cause featuring Creedence Clearwater Revisited

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Museum of Making Music and Friends of San Pasqual Academy are partnering to host an amazing concert event with Creedence Clearwater Revisited at the legendary Belly Up Tavern on September 25, 2019 to support both organizations. Creedence Clearwater Revisited performs at the Museum of Making Music's “Concert for a Cause” at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach. It is the last local stop of their farewell tour! The massive benefit event is in support of the foster teen music programs of the Museum of Making Music…

Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed tribute show described as “mind-blowingly spot on.”  This one-night-only performance showcases the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids – a RiSA chart-topping artist in her home country of South Africa – who has performed alongside such talents as Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Monica and featured on Fox TV’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and BBC1 TV’s “Even Better Than the Real Thing.” The…

Tuesday Night Comics at North Coast Rep

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuesday Night Comics is arguably the funniest night of comedy in San Diego. Mark Christopher Lawrence taps into his extensive list of talented comedian friends and shares the North Coast Rep stage with them. The show is comprised of talent from all over the country with late-night television credits as well as credits from Comedy Central, HBO, SHOWTIME, ETC…RATED R   Happy Hour @ 6:30pm with $3 Beers and FREE appetizers Line-up includes: Host: MCL Musical Guests: Rosa’s Cantina Headliner: Frances Dilorinzo Featured…

Jake Shimabukuro, Oct 4 2019

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The “Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele” Hawaiian-born Jake Shimabukuro has been called the “Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele.” Shimabukuro’s virtuosic approach to the ukulele has dazzled music lovers at SXSW, the Playboy Jazz Festival, Fuji Rock Festival, Lincoln Center, Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl. He has performed for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and albums such as Gently Weeps, Peace Love Ukulele and Grand Ukulele have topped the Billboard World Music Charts. Shimabukuro’s eclectic repertoire ranges from jazz, blues, funk and rock, to classical, bluegrass,…

Jacob Szekely Trio

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In his first outing as a leader, Jacob Szekely has created a unique musical tapestry that incorporates the richness of jazz improvisation, the structure of classical music, and the edginess of rock into its own alchemy – which Szekely calls “rock chamber jazz.” A risk taker who generally goes with the first takes in the studio, his work expands the sonic culture of the cello and showcases the influences of classical, jazz, funk, rock, and East Indian music. His compositions…

A Tribute to Paul Robeson

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Tribute to Paul Robson Starring Michael Paul Smith Musical Biography, Free Michael Paul Smith's One Man Show, A Tribute to Paul Robeson, features dramatic spoken word and the performance of songs from Paul Robeson's career, including Old Man River. Michael captures the incredible story of the civil rights icon, attorney, football star, and worldwide concert artist and actor.

The Three Musketeers at North Coast Rep Theatre School

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - October 13 @ 4:00 pm

The Theatre School @ North Coast Rep presents the swashbuckling epic adventure The Three Musketeers as its next student production. To fulfill his dream of becoming a Musketeer, young d’Artagnan heads for Paris and into a world of romance, intrigue, and action. There, he joins with Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, vowing to stand “all for one and one for all” in their war against the Cardinal. Max Bush’s dramatization brings to the stage all the excitement and derring-do of this classic…

Presenting Ken Waldman

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenting Ken Waldman Alaska's Fiddler Poet Ken Waldman, Alaskan fiddler and poet, has released nine CDs that mix old-time Appalachian-style string-band music with original poetry. Since 1995 he’s toured full-time, performing at some of the nation’s leading universities, festivals, arts centers, and clubs. Come see him in Carlsbad, with surprise guest appearances! Free

Sultans of String

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

JUNO nominees and Billboard charting Sultans of String are thrilling audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, and Arabic and Cuban rhythms. Blend their fiery violin dances with kinetic guitar and funky bass lines, and you have a night of unstoppable grooves. Chris McKhool, a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal recipient, has an Egyptian-born mother who played piano, taught classical theory, and fed her son as much music as she did Middle Eastern cuisine. From there, the powerful…

Back to the Garden in “Monterey ’67 Revisited”

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Back to the Garden in “Monterey ’67 Revisited” Poway OnStage favorites, Back to the Garden (Beatles: Alone/Together, Sounds of the Laurel Canyon) have a talent for creating unique glimpses into the past to celebrate iconic songs and movements in history. Through Monterey ’67 Revisited, the band pays homage to the “Summer of Love” and the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. This legendary festival introduced a generation of Americans to Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, the Grateful Dead, the Mamas and…

Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

FROM KARLSBAD TO CARLSBAD: MUSIC FROM THE HINTERLANDS of CENTRAL and EASTERN EUROPE Yale Strom (violin, composer, filmmaker, writer, photographer, playwright) is a pioneer among revivalists in conducting extensive field research in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans among the Jewish and Roma communities.  Initially, his work focused primarily on the use and performance of klezmer music among these two groups.  Gradually, his focus increased to examining all aspects of their culture, from post-World War II to the present.  From more…

Ronnie Baker Brooks

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As the son of blues legend Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie Baker Brooks has been climbing the blues world’s ladder all his life. Born in Chicago, he started playing guitar around age six. At 19, he joined his father, who had influenced some of the most well-known bluesman of our history: Jimmy Reed, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Johnny Winter, and Junior Wells. For 12 years the two would tour together, putting Ronnie out front with Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Koko…

The Toxic Avenger: A Concert Reading

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 27, 2019

Book & Lyrics by Joe DiPietro Music & Lyrics by David Bryan Based on Lloyd Kaufman's film of the same name Directed by AJ Knox Music Direction by Tony Houck Melvin Ferd the Third wants to clean up Tromaville, the most polluted town in New Jersey. Foiled by the mayor's bullies, Melvin is dumped into a vat of radioactive toxic waste, only to reemerge as The Toxic Avenger, New Jersey's first superhero! Affectionately known as Toxie, our new hero is…

Nellie McKay

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Nellie McKay is hard to categorize. She’s done Brecht on Broadway, opened for Lou Reed at Carnegie Hall, sung Woody Allen movie songs at the Hollywood Bowl, performed on A Prairie Home Companion, played Hilary Swank’s sister on the big screen, paid tribute to Doris Day, and released seven wildly acclaimed albums. Her music is as tuneful and clever as the best of the Great American Songbook—part cabaret, part sparkly pop. But beneath the charming melodic surface is a wit that…

California Guitar Trio

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The California Guitar Trio knows no boundaries in the universe of guitar. Since 1991 the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres. The trio’s questing spirit drives it to explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. It even throws in the occasional surf or spaghetti Western tune for good measure. Comprised of Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya, and Paul Richards, the group has established a unique, personal connection with audiences. In addition to…

Sons of Mystro

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Born in South Florida to a Jamaican father and Barbadian mother, Malcolm, 23, and his 20-year old brother Umoja learned to play violin through South Florida’s public school system including Dillard High School for the Performing Arts. Together, these brothers are Sons of Mystro. They use their violins to interpret reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations – accompanied by beats, and sometimes a DJ and guitarist. They are winners of the Emerging Artist Under 21 Award at…

Family Day: Dixieland Day!

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

From 12pm to 2pm, our “Make ‘n Play” team helps kids build their own “canjo” (tin can banjo). Then, families will be treated to a live, educational performance by the Rob Verdi Dixieland Band. Rob Verdi is an engaging, humorous, informative presenter that will open doors to the possibilities of music. A family concert veteran, Rob and his jazz band the Side Street Strutters have entertained guests at Disneyland for 22 years! You won't want to miss this afternoon full…

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The partnership of 15-time IBMA Dobro Player of the Year, Rob Ickes, and widely respected acoustic/electric guitarist and vocalist, Trey Hensley, continues to delight and astound audiences of traditional American music around the globe. Since joining forces in 2015 and recording their first album on Compass Records Before The Sun Goes Down (nominated for a GRAMMY Award), the duo has been asked to perform all over the world. As a duo, Ickes and Hensley have shared their love of bluegrass, country, blues,…

Scott Wilkie & Friends: Joy | The Christmas Concert

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jazz pianist Scott Wilkie’s annual Christmas concert, Joy, has spawned a bestselling album and a full-length concert video since it began years ago. Selling out in minutes every year in Seal Beach and Rancho Mirage, Scott and his incredible band come to MoMM for the very first time this holiday season. Featuring Pat Kelley (guitar), Nathan Brown (bass), Jeff Olson (drums), and Monette Marino (percussion), you’ll enjoy unique arrangements of your favorite Christmas songs, performed by an unforgettable, world-class ensemble.

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