Media · August 2017
Outdoor Concerts in Marin This Month
Corte Madera: Summer Sunday Concerts at Piccolo Pavilion
Old Corte Madera Square
Sundays, August 6–August 27, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Bring the family to the free outdoor summer concerts at the Old Corte Madera Square. Bring lawn chairs, a blanket, and a picnic and enjoy the amazing line-up of fine local bands, including Dirty Cello, Corte Madera Big Band, Bubba's Taxi, and Danny Click and the Heck Yeahs!.
Aug 6: oMega LIVE - (R&B) www.facebook.com/omegaraelive
Aug 13: Bubba’s Taxi - (Classic Rock) www.facebook.com/BubbasTaxi
Aug 20: Ruth Gerson - (Singer/Songwriter) www.ruthgerson.com
Aug 27: Danny Click and the Heck Yeahs! - (Americana) www.dannyclick.com
Summer Music Series 2017 every Sunday in August at the Town Center from 2:00 to 4:00
Larkspur: Folkish Festival at the Marin Country Mart
Each Sunday, 12:30–2:30 pm
The Folkish Festival presents performances by talented folk and American roots musicians. The festival coincides with the weekly Off the Grid food truck extravaganza, so grab a bite to eat and listen to some great tunes! The Marin Country Mart at Larkspur Landing offers two free concert series this summer, in addition to live music during its farmer's market on Saturdays from 9 am–2 pm. Food and drink are available from local restaurants like El Huarache Loco, Rustic Bakery, Belcampo Meat Co., and Three Twins Ice Cream.
Marin Country Mart's Free Outdoor Jazz Series takes place on Friday evenings throughout the summer.
Friday Night Jazz from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Mill Valley: Tam Valley's Creekside Fridays
Tennessee Valley Cabin, 60 Tennessee Valley Road
Friday, August 4 and August 11
Bring the family, pets, chairs, and blankets to this weekly free musical event. Creekside Fridays is a series of music events for the whole family to enjoy. Each date features local musicians playing great music, a kids' area with face painting, bounce house, cotton candy, food and more. Opens at 5:30 pm and food available starting at 6 pm. Location: 60 Tennessee Valley Road, Mill Valley.
Concerts on the Plaza: Depot Plaza, Downtown Mill Valley
Wednesday, August 9 & 16, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Sunday, August 20 & 27, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
This August concert series will feature music by a wide range of local musicians on Sunday afternoons and Wednesday evenings. Listen, sing along, and dance. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes.
Novato: Concerts on the Green, Novato City Green
901 Sherman Avenue (adjacent to Novato City Hall)
Saturday, August 19, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Features Caribbean grooves from La Mixta Criolla. and beverages for sale by Finnegan's Marin.
Summer Music Series: Pacheco Plaza
Friday, August 18, 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
Bring your chairs and enjoy a picnic from Nugget Market or sit outside the local restaurants including Boca Pizzeria, Taki Japanese restaurant, and Marin Coffee Roasters. Acts include the Jimi James Band. Location: 366 Ignacio Boulevard, Novato.
Hot Amphitheater Nights: Hamilton Amphitheater
Saturday, September 9, 2017, 5:00 to 7:00
601 N. Hamilton Parkway - Cascade de Flores (Latin American)
Ross: 2017 Summer Concert Series
Marin Art & Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Thursdays, 5–7 pm, June 23–August 11
The Summer Concert Series at the Marin Art and Garden Center has been a popular community event for 10 years. With a different band every week, visitors will enjoy diverse musical styles such as bluegrass, folk, and jazz. Performers include Lorin Rowan's Rattlebox, Zydeco Flames, Adam Theis MOBtet, and Highway Poets. Admission is free! Catered picnic dinners, beer, and wine are available for purchase.
August 3: Kenya Baker Trio
August 10: Highway Poets
San Rafael: Music in the Park Series
Marinwood Park, 775 Miller Creek Road
August 4 & 18 Fridays, 6–8 pm
Each of these free concerts will feature high-quality music from some of the Bay Area's top rock, bluegrass, and folk artists. Enjoy delicious BBQ by Marinwood Market and a bar for the adults. Bring your picnic blanket and your appetite and kick off the weekend Marinwood-style. Entertainment lineup TBA. Concerts are free. Location: 775 Miller Creek Road. For more information, visit their website.
Marin JCC: Summer Nights - Outdoors Under the Stars
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 7:00pm - Summer of Love with Melvin Seals & JGB
Children under 17 are Free - Dinner by Piazza D'Angelo
Angel Island Live: Ayala Cove, Angel Island State Park
Every Saturdays & Sundays, 2–4:30 pm, throughout August
Hop on the ferry from Tiburon or San Francisco and enjoy live music on the Angel Island Cantina's deck, from bluegrass to reggae. Band lineup TBA. For more information, visit their website.
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