Upcoming Shows

These are Michael’s upcoming shows. This list includes his own shows, radio appearances, and concerts that he presents/hosts at the Corralitos Cultural Center.

Saturday, April 26th

House Concert 
Watsonville CA

An evening of songs and stories with Michael, Steve Kritzer, and Steve Uccello. Note: This is a semi-private event, but some seats are available. Please contact Michael by email if interested. He’ll put you in contact with the concert host.

Sunday, May 4th
Camp Harmon / Easter Seals Fundraiser

16403 State Route 9
Boulder Creek CA

50th Anniversary and Open House fundraiser. Open to the public from 11:00 to 4:00 pm. Lunch available. Michael plays from 12:00 to 1:30. Complete details at easterseals.com.

Friday, June 6th
Starlite Elementary – Private Event

Watsonville CA

Friday, June 6th
Museum of Art and History (MAH)

705 Front Street
Santa Cruz CA

Michael plays “First Friday” at MAH with Steve Kritzer and Steve Uccello. Music from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. No cover.

Saturday, June 28th
Hosting at the Corralitos Cultural Center Music Series

Corralitos Cultural Center
129 Hames Road
Watsonville CA

Michael hosts Cafe Musique. CD-Release Party followed by a fundraising dinner for the cultural center. EARLY SHOW: Music starts at 3 pm. Reservations encouraged. (Email Michael to save your seat.)

Saturday, July 19th
House Concert – Private Event

Gilroy CA

Saturday, July 25th
Hosting at the Corralitos Cultural Center Music Series

Corralitos Cultural Center
129 Hames Road
Watsonville CA

CD-release party for Aireene Espiritu’s new release, “Put Back Charlie”. Band show. Michael opens with a short set. Doors at 7:00 pm. Music at 7:30 pm. Suggested donation: $10-$20.

Sunday August 3rd
KPIG Radio 
107.5 FM, Freedom CA

Michael plays live on KPIG’s “Please Stand By” at 11:00 am.

Wednesday, August 6th
The Ugly Mug

4640 Soquel Drive
Soquel CA

Michael shares the night with Steve Kritzer and Steve Uccello. Music starts at 7:30. $12-$15 sliding-scale.

September 19th-21st
American River Music Festival

Coloma CA

Michael once again hosts the Friday night songwriter showcase and kicks off the evening with a couple of songs. Details at americanrivermusic.org.

Saturday, September 27th 2014
Treasures Roadhouse
2908 Freedom Blvd
Watsonville CA

Split bill. Full sets from both Michael and The Rayburn Brothers. Show starts at 7:00 pm. $10 cover at the door.

Saturday, November 8th 2014
House Concert – Open to the Public

Gilroy CA

An evening of songs and stories with Michael, Steve Kritzer, and Steve Uccello. Details coming on this one.

Past Performance Highlights

House concerts
The Barn (Gilroy, CA), Canyon Acoustic Society (Aromas, CA), The Acoustic Barn (Newcastle, CA), Collette’s (Coos Bay, OR), Starr Ranch Concerts (Gilroy CA)

American River Music Festival (Columa CA), November-Fest (Watsonville CA), San Francisco Free Folk Festival (San Francisco CA), First Friday (Campbell CA), Festival of Lights (Corralitos CA), Redwood Mountain Faire (Felton CA), Good Old Days (Pacific Grove CA)

Roudon-Smith Winery (Scotts Valley CA), Sarah’s Vineyard (Gilroy CA), Martin Ranch Winery (Gilroy CA)

Other venues
Don Quixote’s Music Hall (Felton CA), The Woodshed (Los Gatos CA)Hidden Valley Music (Carmel CA), Corralitos Cultural Center (Corralitos CA) E3 Playhouse (Santa Cruz CA), Museum of Art/History (Santa Cruz CA), Post Office Saloon (Redding CA), Old City Hall (Redding CA) Mission City Coffee (Santa Clara CA), Velo Rouge Cafe (San Francisco CA), The Clubhouse (San Luis Obispo CA), Gaslighter Theater (Gilroy CA), East Village (Monterey CA), West Side Theater (Neuman CA)

Internet only
Michael Nesmith’s VideoRanch 3D (www.videoranch.com), Wild West Radio (wildwestradio.com)

Radio appearances
KPIG (Freedom CA). KZSC (Santa Cruz CA), KUSP (Santa Cruz CA), KKUP (Cupertino CA), KVMR (Nevada City CA)


2 comments for “Upcoming Shows

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    March 8, 2013 at 3:16 am

    Hola! I’ve been reading your blog for some time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Dallas Tx! Just wanted to mention keep up the great job!

  2. July 18, 2013 at 2:38 pm


    Love your lyrics and music! Come visit us in St. Louis, Missouri. We have a number of great music performance venues, one of which http://www.thefocalpoint.org run by all volunteers would be perfect for your show.



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