Upcoming Shows

These are Michael’s upcoming shows and appearances:

Friday, April 6th
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
402 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Playing from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Full band. No cover.

Saturday, April 21st
“Days of Wine and Wet Noses”

MacDorsa Park, Civic Center Drive, Scotts Valley

Annual day of music, beer, and wine to benefit the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter and several other local animal rescue organizations. Kicking off the music with a band set at 1:00 pm. The Coffis Brotherse are also on the bill.

Wednesday, May 9th
Discretion Brewing

2703 41st Ave, Suite A, Soquel CA

Playing from 6:30 to 8:30pm. No cover.

Friday, May 25th
Stanley House Concert
Stanley, ID

Michael, Nancy Cassidy, Steve Fulton, Michael Capella, Glenn MacPherson, Aireene Espiritu, Larry Diehl, and Coddy Nickols perform songs written during the weeklong Idaho songwriting retreat. Suggested $10 donation benefits  Stanley School Arts and Music.

Saturday, July 28th
Steel Bonnet Brewing
20 Victor Square B, Scotts Valley CA

Band set, playing from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. No cover.

Saturday, August 4th
Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz

Benefit for Second Harvest Food Band and Jacob’s Heart. Details coming on this one.

Past Performance Highlights

House concerts
The Acoustic Barn (Newcastle CA), The Barn (Gilroy CA), The Bungalow (Watsonville CA), Canyon Acoustic Society (Prunedale CA), Collette’s (Coos Bay OR), Cool House Concerts (Cool CA), Landfall House Concerts (Watsonville CA), Starr Ranch Concerts (Gilroy CA)

American River Music Festival (Lotus 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), Palo Alto Festival of the Arts (Palo Alto, CA), A Taste of Morgan Hill (Morgan Hill, CA)

Alfaro Family Vineyards (Watsonville CA), Cooper-Garrod Vineyards (Saratoga CA), Hallcrest Vineywards (Felton CA), It’s Wine Tyme (Capitola CA), Martin Ranch Winery (Gilroy CA), Roudon-Smith Winery (Scotts Valley CA), Sarah’s Vineyard (Gilroy CA), Skov Winery (Scotts Valley CA), Sunlit Oaks (Gilroy CA), Sunlit Oaks Winery (Gilroy CA), Sycamore Creek (Morgan Hill CA)

Other venues
Don Quixote’s Music Hall (Felton CA), Kuumbwa Jazz Center (Santa Cruz, CA), The Woodshed (Los Gatos CA), Hidden Valley Music (Carmel CA), Corralitos Cultural Center (Corralitos CA), E3 Playhouse (Santa Cruz CA), Discretion Brewing (Santa Cruz CA), The Monkey House (Berkeley CA), Museum of Art/History (Santa Cruz CA), Post Office Saloon (Redding CA), Old City Hall (Redding CA), Vintage Wine Bar (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), Steynberg Gallery (San Luis Obispo CA), Vintage Wine Bar (Redding 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) , KKUP (Cupertino CA), KSCO (Santa Cruz CA), KUSP (Santa Cruz CA), KVEC (San Luis Obispo CA), KVMR (Nevada City CA), KZSC (Santa Cruz CA)