Maurizio! The Life and Times of Maurice Ravel

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

In-person film premier with Susan Waterfall. You’ve heard music by Ravel and probably loved it. You’ve heard random gossip about this secretive composer. Now’s your chance to experience Ravel’s life and music in its historic context. With contemporary art and photographs, and 26 musical excerpts...

$20

Celebration Toast and Dinner

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Celebration! Toast to the Tent We hope you can join us as we return to our Tent Concert Hall. It’s time to joyfully celebrate our amazing Festival community and the ...

$25 – $125

CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

CJ Chenier, “The Crown Prince of Zydeco,” was born into an indigenous American culture with a distinctive language and music. The Creole son of Clifton Chenier, he started playing in ...

$15 – $55

Festival Orchestra 1, with soloists Jessica Fellowes and Katie Kadarauch

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

To begin the classical Festival, Maestro Allan Pollack will lead the orchestra in Shostakovich’s Festive Overture in A Major, Op. 96, an appropriately effervescent opening. Mozart’s joyful Sinfonia Concertante in ...

$15 – $45

The Steel Wheels

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

From their base in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, this acoustic roots music collective has played the most prestigious festivals, listening rooms, and clubs in the world, cementing a reputation as ...

$15 – $45
Event Series Mads Tolling

Mads Tolling, with pianist John R. Burr

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

An internationally renowned violinist and composer originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, Mads Tolling now calls San Francisco home. As a former nine-year member of both bassist Stanley Clarke’s band and the ...

$15 – $30

Blind Boys of Alabama

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

The Blind Boys of Alabama have the rare distinction of being recognized around the world as both living legends and modern-day innovators. They are not just gospel singers borrowing from ...

$15 – $45
Event Series Mads Tolling

Mads Tolling, with pianist John R. Burr

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

An internationally renowned violinist and composer originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, Mads Tolling now calls San Francisco home. As a former nine-year member of both bassist Stanley Clarke’s band and the ...

$15 – $30

Otis Taylor

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, blues singer/composer Otis Taylor is a multi-instrumentalist whose talents include vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and harmonic. Capable of exploring any musical mood at any given time, ...

$15 – $45

Kalil Amar Wilson

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Kalil Wilson’s bright re-imaginings of jazz standards and originals are informed by the rich history of great jazz singing and meld with their heartfelt, eclectic stylings. An Oakland native, they ...

$15 – $30

Festival Orchestra 2, The Barber of Seville (concert version)

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Concert Version; Guest Conductor Ryan Murray The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution, is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. Musicologists believe that the music was ...

$15 – $55

Piano Series: Ralph Van Raat and Heather Pinkham, duo pianos

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

The artists will play John Adams’ Hallelujah Junction for two pianos, named after a small truck stop on US 395 near the California–Nevada border. Pinkham’s Mechanical Transcendence for two pianos ...

$15 – $30

Festival Big Band, featuring Maiya Sykes

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

This year the big band musicians are going to find their groove with Maiya Sykes, a former back-up singer whose rendition of “Stay with Me” on The Voice in 2014 ...

$15 – $55

Calder Quartet

Cotton Auditorium 500 N Harold Street, Fort Bragg, CA, United States

Hailed as “imaginative, skillful creators” by the New York Times, the Calder Quartet captivates audiences with its explorations of a broad repertoire, always striving to fulfill the composer’s vision in ...

$14 – $45

Tierney Sutton

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Julian Pollack, along with bassist Trey Henry and drummer Ray Brinker, will begin the evening with jazz standards beautifully and inventively performed. Tierney Sutton will join the band for the ...

$15 – $45
Event Series Sam Reider

Sam Reider, with Jorge Glem

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Pianist, accordionist, composer, and educator from San Francisco, Reider brings together various streams of American music, from jazz and folk tunes to popular song and contemporary composition. He has appeared ...

$15 – $30

Ledford House: the Iconic Festival Dinner Party

Ledford House Restaurant 3000 CA-1, Albion, CA, United States

Enjoy a delightful evening of gourmet food and music at one of the area’s leading restaurants, with premium wines generously supplied by Husch Vineyards. Located seven miles south of Mendocino on the Pacific Coast Highway (CA-1) in Albion, California, its bluff-top location on the Albion headlands allows panoramic views of the Pacific and breathtaking sunsets.

$100
Event Series Sam Reider

Sam Reider, with Jorge Glem

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Pianist, accordionist, composer, and educator from San Francisco, Reider brings together various streams of American music, from jazz and folk tunes to popular song and contemporary composition. He has appeared ...

$15 – $30

California Bluegrass Reunion

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Every year since 2012, banjo master Bill Evans brought together a stellar collection of banjo players from all over the world and joined them with an all-star California-based band to ...

$15 – $45
Event Series Piano Series: Rachel Breen

Piano Series: Rachel Breen

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Currently based in Germany, American pianist Rachel Breen’s performances have been described as “truly show-stopping” (Gramophone UK), having “a beautiful piano sound and original detail.” She has enjoyed an active ...

$15 – $30
Event Series Dan Crary

Crary, Evans and Barnick

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

A flatpicking bluegrass guitar legend with an international reputation for innovation, taste and brilliance, Dan Crary is one of the founding fathers of the flatpicking and “newgrass” movements in Americana ...

$15 – $30

Festival Orchestra 3

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Allan Pollack will open this concert by conducting his own “Scenes from the Pandemic,” inspired by sounds he heard while sheltering in place on his farm. Stephen Prutsman will play ...

$15 – $45
Event Series Dan Crary

Crary, Evans and Barnick

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

A flatpicking bluegrass guitar legend with an international reputation for innovation, taste and brilliance, Dan Crary is one of the founding fathers of the flatpicking and “newgrass” movements in Americana ...

$15 – $30
Event Series Piano Series: Rachel Breen

Piano Series: Rachel Breen

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

Currently based in Germany, American pianist Rachel Breen’s performances have been described as “truly show-stopping” (Gramophone UK), having “a beautiful piano sound and original detail.” She has enjoyed an active ...

$15 – $30

Olatuja

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

This new project finds Alicia and Michael Olatuja reuniting in music. OLATUJA blends Afro-Beat, Jazz, Funk, and Soul. Praised by the New York Times as “a singer with a strong ...

$15 – $45

Emerging Artists Recital

Preston Hall 44867 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

The annual concert by the wonderfully talented young string players from the Festival’s Emerging Artists Program is anticipated by all who love hearing accomplished musicians interpret chamber music classics. CHOOSE ...

$15 – $30

Ranky Tanky

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

A musical ensemble based in Charleston, South Carolina, Ranky Tanky specializes in jazz-influenced arrangements of traditional Gullah music, a culture that originated among descendants of enslaved Africans along the coast ...

$15 – $55

Festival Orchestra and Chorus

Tent Concert Hall 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA, United States

The final concert will open with Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, with the Festival Chorus, and soloists Silvie Jensen, mezzo-soprano; Angela Moser, soprano, and Anders Froehlich, baritone. Fauré wrote of the 1888 ...

$15 – $55