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!
Unless otherwise noted, all shows are at 7:00 PM (doors at 6:30) and tickets are $15.
Beer, wine, and other refreshments are available.
We hold an open mic the Friday night before each concert. Signups start around 6:30, and the music begins at 7PM. Singers, instrumentalists, poets, spoken-word artists, stand-up comedians, and dramatists are all welcome. Or, just come to listen – and be amazed by the breadth of talent we have on the Long Beach Peninsula!
July 22nd – Bob Soper and Elizabeth Nicholson
Modern and traditional Celtic music on harp, violin, and guitar.
August 5th – Guitarist Cary Novotny
Celtic tunes and more from one of the best.
August 26th – Rio Con Brio
Brazilian Choro – Carnival in January.
Sept 23rd – John Batdorf
Folk-rock singer-songwriter, previously with hall-of-famers Batdorf and Rodney.
October 7th – Jeremy Wilson with Paul Brainard
A great singer-songwriter with one of the Northwest’s best pedal steel guitar players.
October 21st – Bre Gregg
Powerhouse jazz and blues singer.
November 4th – Groovy Wallpaper
Amazing multi-instrumentalists – cello, mandolin, guitar, percussion, glockenspiel, keyboards, drums, bongos, and more. Plus typewriter.
November 18th – Tom Grant and Shelley Rudolph
Two of the stars of the Northwest Jazz scene. Really can’t believe we have them!
December 2nd – Anna Tivel and Jeffrey Martin
Writers of songs both clever and very touching. Not to be missed.
December 16th – David Jacobs-Strain
A return engagement by one of the finest fingerstyle/slide guitarists we’ve seen,
and an incredible songwriter.