Upcoming Concerts

The Peninsula Arts Center presents the best and brightest in the Northwest music scene in an intimate house-concert-style setting with professional production and staging at the Peninsula Arts Center on Pacific Avenue in Long Beach.

Concerts benefit the Long Beach Peninsula Acoustic Music Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.

The Peninsula Arts Center is a Fair Trade Music venue.

Take a tour of our Gallery of Past Concerts!


2021 Schedule

We’re currently allowed to have concerts at up to 50% of our capacity, which allows 25-30 people.
For the summer, we’ll be holding our shows in our outdoor tent (weather permitting).

Watch for our emails, which will always have the latest info.

Open Mic

Join us for a virtual open mic hosted by the Peninsula Arts Center every Friday evening.

The link will go live at 6:45 for sign-ups and we’ll have people play in the order in which they join the meeting.

EVENT LINK:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7915967542
Meeting ID: 791 596 7542

Hope to see you there!


Saturday, Sept. 18th, 4PM: Jeanne Walker

Jeanne has an entrancing voice and will be enjoyed by any fans of Joni Mitchell, Shawn Colvin, or Rickie Lee Jones and songs such as Big Yellow Taxi, Walking in Memphis, Girl Put Your Records On, and Someone to Watch over me. Loren is an amazing guitarist, playing both old blues and ragtime along with his own songs.

~ Seating is limited to 36 people ~

Reservations: email events@peninsulaartscenter.org or call Bill at 360 901 0962, or buy tickets at the link below:

 


Saturday, Sept. 25th, 4PM: Kathryn Claire

One of our favorite artists,Kathryn Claire, is returning to the Arts Center for a solo appearance.

Kathryn exhibits a charisma and grace on stage which is matched only by her truly unique voice and rare ability to move seamlessly across genres. She has spent years cultivating her own style and approach to music as a violinist, guitar player, singer, and songwriter.

Strong fundamentals from her classical and traditional music background combined with an innate ability to improvise has made her a favorite at venues, festivals and institutions around the world. She has toured and performed extensively in the US, Japan, India, Holland, Belgium and France.

~ Seating is limited to 36 people ~

Reservations: email events@peninsulaartscenter.org or call Bill at 360 901 0962, or buy tickets at the link below:

Saturday, Oct. 2nd, 4PM: Tom May Concert and Book Signing

Tom May has made music his career for nearly 50 years.  He produces a weekly syndicated radio program  “River City Folk”,  heard throughout the US since 1985.  He is also the founder, producer and director of Portland’s largest annual folk music event, “Winterfolk”.   He has released 14 albums and toured across the US, Canada and overseas solo and opened for artists as Gordon Lightfoot, Alabama, and Willie Nelson.

In 2020 his memoir “I Wouldn’t Count on It- Confessions of an Unlikely Folksinger” was released.  Full of fascinating, humorous tales of the road and the music business-from an artist who has been involved in so many facets of it for decades.   The Long Beach concert will also be a release event for the book.

~ Seating is limited to 36 people ~

Reservations: email events@peninsulaartscenter.org or call Bill at 360 901 0962, or buy tickets at the link below:

Saturday, Oct. 6th, 4PM: The Brothers Reed

With their comedic brotherly banter, impeccable harmonic expression, and widely varying influences, a Brothers Reed performance will have you reflecting on lost lives and lovers, laughing hysterically and leaving completely entertained.
The duo incorporates harmonica, percussion, into their live performances, soothing your soul with songs that are familiar yet original. Whether they are finger picking their way through a lamentable ballad or bringing you around full-speed with a barn-burning bluegrass number, The Brothers Reed are masters of their craft.

~ Seating is limited to 36 people ~

Reservations: email events@peninsulaartscenter.org or call Bill at 360 901 0962, or buy tickets at the link below:

Saturday, Oct. 16th, 4PM: Matthew and Claire

Matt Snook plays dobro and banjo with Free Range. He also sings leads and harmonies, contributes original songs, and is responsible for a lot of deadpanned one-liners.

Matt Snook plays dobro and banjo with Free Range. He also sings leads and harmonies, contributes original songs, and is responsible for a lot of deadpanned one-liners.

Claire Levine sings leads and harmonies with Free Range and plays guitar and banjo.  By day she’s a writer and internal communications specialist, and she can get wonky about a lot of esoteric public policy subjects, so don’t get her going on them.  She’s originally from the Midwest and upon hearing her sing a listener dubbed her “the Okie from Skokie.” (Sincere apologies to Merle Haggard.)

Claire has been jamming with bluegrass musicians since her college days and likes to sing about as well as do anything except eat.  She is a regular contributor to the Oregon Bluegrass Express, and her interviews with musicians have been published in Bluegrass Unlimited and No Depression.

~ Seating is limited to 36 people ~

Reservations: email events@peninsulaartscenter.org or call Bill at 360 901 0962, or buy tickets at the link below: