Summer All-Star Shows in Monterey County

Every year, our Monterey County Honor bands and All-Star groups are immersed in local and regional performances around the Monterey and San Francisco Bay areas. In 2019, our student groups have a number of live appearances; we hope you can attend one these great shows! You check out our full summer calendar here.

Evenings at Estéban Restaurant
MJF All-Star Trio
Every Thursday evening for 16 weeks through September 12, 5-7pm
Located at Casa Munras in downtown Monterey, Estéban features modern Spanish cuisine highlighting local, seasonally sourced ingredients thanks to long-standing relationships with local farmers, wine makers, ranchers, fishermen and other artisan producers.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Evenings by the Bay
​MJF All-Star Trio
July 20 & August 17, 6-8pm
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of our valued community partners, and we look forward to performing in this beautiful and inspiring location, it’s considered by many to be the best aquarium in the world.

Carmel Valley Ranch Lavender Harvest Festival
Monterey Jazz Festival All-Stars
July 27, 12-4pm
This Festival at Carmel Valley Ranch celebrates this lovely plant…and features lavender-inspired food and drink, lavender-themed crafts, and much more!

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
Monterey County High School All-Star Band and Honor Vocal Ensemble
August 1, Next Gen Stage, 1pm
The San Jose Summer Jazz Fest is our neighbor to the north and is another organization that is dedicated to jazz education. The Summer Jazz Fest is one of the treats of the West Coast summer!

Jazz on the Plazz
Monterey County High School All-Star Band and Honor Vocal Ensemble
August 7, 6:30-8:30pm
Located in Los Gatos, Jazz on the Plazz is an intimate concert series on the Town Plaza. It’s the perfect evening of jazz in a relaxed setting.

Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival
August 10, 12-4pm
This local food favorite celebrates the tastes, sights, and sounds that encompass the Salinas Valley’s bounty of fields, vineyards, farms, and ranches.

Monterey County High School All-Star Band at the San Jose Jazz Festival