Music and entertainment is a big part of the lifestyle in the Monterey Bay area with many festivals including the oldest running jazz festival in the U.S., the Monterey Jazz Festival as well as some cool hangs around the bay that feature live music and include local wines, killer drink concoctions, delicious lounges and cozy cantinas… find your favorite one and enjoy!
OUR FAVES :
Favorite Annual Music Event : MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL, Monterey
Favorite Jazz Venue : KUUMBWA JAZZ CENTER, Santa Cruz
Coolest Recorded Music : ISLANDS, Del Monte Center
Friendliest Bar with Food : PF CHANGS, Del Monte Center (open 'til 10pm week nights)
Loungiest Vibe : EAST VILLAGE, Monterey