Category archives for: Music

‘Family Night’ in Carmel Valley to feature great music, movie

The Carmel Valley Recreation Council will host Family Night on Sunday, July 28, at 5 p.m. at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center. The evening will be filled with lots of great music, dancing, food and a movie for all to enjoy. Put this night on your calendar – you will want to be here!

Quartetto Sorrento to perform at Carmel Valley Summer Serenades Concert July 21

Quartetto Sorrento members, from left: Greg Lawrence, Paula Simmons, Gordon Grubbs and Alyze Dreiling

They are a departure from the usual dance/entertainment-style band and in their first appearance in the Summer Serenades last summer were very well received.

Accomplished pianists to hold fundraising concert in Solana Beach July 20

On Saturday, July 20, from 1-4 p.m., a devoted group of accomplished pianists will be performing at Founders’ Hall (1036 Solana Drive in Solana Beach) to share their love of classical piano music.

Dromia to perform at Carmel Valley Library on July 24

Dromia will perform at the Carmel Valley Library on July 24.

A special free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, July 24, at 7 p.m. in its community room. It will feature Dromia in a program of Balkan folk music.

Atomic Groove to rock Carmel Valley at Summer Serenades July 14

Atomic Grove will perform in Carmel Valley July 14.

Back again for their 10th year, Carrie Weiland and the band, along with the AG Fly Girlz will “rock the house” on July 14, from 5-7 p.m. at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center.

‘Mrs. Robinson’ to perform at next Twilight Concert in Del Mar July 9

The next Twilight Concert at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar takes place on Tuesday, July 9, featuring the band Mrs. Robinson (Opening act: Robin Henkel and Billy Watson, 6 p.m.). On Tuesday, August 13, join the Del Mar Foundation for a Tribute to Crosby, Stills and Nash, Back to the Garden. Both concerts begin at 6 p.m. with an opening act, followed by the main act at 7 p.m. The final Summer Twilight Concert will be on Sunday, Sept. 8, featuring Mark Wood and the Parrot Head Band. The opening act begins at 4 p.m. with the main act beginning at 5 p.m.

Plato Soul back July 7 to perform at Carmel Valley Summer Serenades Concert

Plato Soul

Plato Soul will again be performing its high-energy brand of music on July 7 at the second Summer Serenades concert of the summer. The band plays the tunes that bring you right back to your favorite days – and get you up on your feet and out on the dance floor.

Celia Lawley to perform at Carmel Valley Library July 10

Celia Lawley

The Carmel Valley Library’s free family music program will feature Celia Lawley, the Fiddle Girl, in a program of Irish, Cajun, Bluegrass, Gypsy, Greek, and other violin music. The program will last 45 minutes.

Navy Band Southwest opens Summer Serenades Concert Series in Carmel Valley on June 30

The band is one of the Navy’s finest and oldest continuing musical organizations.

The Rockademy holding grand opening in Solana Beach

The Rockademy provides individual lessons and coaching for rehearsals, performances and recording. Courtesy photo

Performances by student bands including Speechless, HTC and Too Loud are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at the school’s newly-opened studios at 524 Stevens Ave., 1Suite 5, in Solana Beach.



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