BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Friday, February 21
BeauSoleil returns to MoMM for a night full of Cajun music and Louisiana flair.

Beyond the Pale

Saturday, February 29
For 20 years Toronto’s Beyond the Pale has been making its distinctive brand of boundary-busting Eurofolk fusion.

Judy Carmichael

Friday, March 6
GRAMMY nominee Judy Carmichael is one of the greatest interpreters of stride and swing piano in the world.

New Horizons Band Spring 2020 Concert

Wednesday, March 18
Nearly 100 musicians from the Museum's three concert band groups—from beginners to more advanced musicians—perform at MiraCosta Collage Concert Hall.

New West Guitar Group with Guest Sara Gazarek

Saturday, March 21
New West Guitar Group performs recognizable covers, jazz standards and exciting originals. They are join by GRAMMY nominated vocalist Sara Gazarek

Curtis Taylor

Saturday, March 28
Taylor's unique blend of harmonic sensibilities and rhythm melt together for an unforgettable sound that directly connects with the soul.

The HillBenders present: WhoGrass!

Saturday, April 4
The HillBenders' WhoGrass! is a chronological journey of The Who’s legendary catalog through the wood and wire of bluegrass instrumentation.

Instrument Exploration: The Human Voice

Thursday, April 16
In partnership with the San Diego Opera this event provides a special look at how the human voice works as an instrument.

Peter Sprague & Sinne Eeg

Saturday, April 18
San Diego's iconic jazz guitarist and one of the strongest new female vocalists from Scandinavia present an evening of captivating music.


Thursday, April 30
Lisa Sanders, Kylie Rothfield, and Ashley E. Norton present a concert experience that exemplifies the important role women play in the world of music.

North Coast Strings Spring 2020 Concert

Saturday, May 30
Celebrate all levels of music making with a concert by the Museum’s North Coast Strings Program

For seated events that take place at the Museum, the venue is divided into two seating areas: Premium and General. Premium Seating comprises the first several rows of seats for guests who wish to sit closer to the stage. General Seating completes the remaining available space. Seating capacity for the venue is limited to 150 guests.

For seated events at the Museum, the seating format is open seating (first-come, first-served) within each designated seating area unless otherwise specified. Reserved seating is available as a benefit through the Museum's Listening & Visionary Track Membership programs.

Will call check-in typically begins one hour before the start of an event. Seating begins roughly one half-hour before the event start time.

No outside food or beverage is allowed in the Concert Venue or in the Museum Galleries.

If you have any accessibility concerns or requirements, please contact our staff at (760) 304-5844 with seating requests or accommodation questions.

Most (but not all) concert events will have a brief intermission. During this time, the Museum Galleries and Gift Shop will be open for guests to visit.

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Listening to sounds at an excessive volume over prolonged periods of time can damage hearing. Though the Museum attempts to maintain control over concert volume levels, there are instances when performances can achieve high volume levels. The Museum makes hearing protection available in the form of complimentary foam ear plugs. These can be obtained at any time upon request.