L’apero at Ledford House

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

Featured wines at this event When there is nothing left to do besides have good food and wine with friends, L’apéro is the part of the day when the French ...

$75
Event Series Ralph Humphrey and Summit

Ralph Humphrey and Summit

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

Summit is a group of accomplished musicians playing together for the first time to make music that includes original compositions and classic standards from the Great American Songbook. Legendary drummer ...

Event Series Piano Series: Gloria Cheng

Piano Series: Gloria Cheng

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

The Washington Post called Gloria Cheng “one of the most adventurous interpreters of contemporary music around." Among the pieces she will play this year are “32 Garlands for Steven Stucky,” ...

$15 – $35
Event Series Ralph Humphrey and Summit

Ralph Humphrey and Summit

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

Summit is a group of accomplished musicians playing together for the first time to make music that includes original compositions and classic standards from the Great American Songbook. Legendary drummer ...

Event Series Piano Series: Gloria Cheng

Piano Series: Gloria Cheng

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

The Washington Post called Gloria Cheng “one of the most adventurous interpreters of contemporary music around." Among the pieces she will play this year are “32 Garlands for Steven Stucky,” ...

$15 – $35

Festival Chorale, Chorus and Chamber Orchestra

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

The first part of this concert, “All Creatures Great and Small” will feature the Festival Chamber Chorale, directed by Jenny Matteucci, singing a menagerie of music from Renaissance to Contemporary, ...

$15 – $35

Emerging Artists Concert

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

Festival Big Band, featuring Kim Nalley

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

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, "Kim Nalley is a vocal powerhouse with pipes to burn and works the stage like she means it." Put her in front of the seasoned Festival Big Band musicians and you have an evening of red-hot jazz, steamy blues, and sexy swing.

$15 – $35

Festival Chorale: All Creatures Great and Small (Preston Hall)

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

Classical composers have always been inspired by animals. Think of orchestral works like Carnival of the Animals by St. Saens or Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. In the field ...

$20

Festival Chorale: A Jubilant Song

Preston Hall 44867 Main St., Mendocino, CA, United States

The Mendocino Music Festival Chorale will perform a concert celebrating American composers, including music by Aaron Copland, Norman Dello Joio, Gwyneth Walker, and the lovely Frostiana by Randall Thompson. This ...

$20

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