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!

Click to see a full Calendar of Concerts.


 2017 Schedule

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.

Open Mic

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!


August 26th Rio Con Brio
Brazilian Choro – Carnival on the Peninsula.


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.