Derek Gripper & Debashish Bhattacharya

Saturday, September 23 @ 7:00 PM
South African kora guitarist Derek Gripper and Indian slide guitarist & Debashish Bhattacharya make their North American touring debut.

Michael Kaeshammer

Friday, September 29 @ 7:00 PM
Boogie woogie pianist Michael Kaeshammer is a technical master of many different styles, an eloquent singer/songwriter, and a charming performer.

Kids Free in October

Sunday, October 1 - Tuesday, October 31
In its seventh year, this annual program provides free admission for kids 12 and under at 43 art, cultural, and science museums in San Diego County.

North Coast Strings Concert

Sunday, October 1 @ 6:00 PM
Celebrate all levels of music making with a concert by the Museum’s North Coast Strings Program

Learn to Sing, Learn to Listen

Wednesday, October 4 - Wednesday, November 8
In this series of classes, you'll explore your voice through performance, learn how to actively listen, and increase your knowledge of music theory

Harp Guitar Happy Hour

Thursday, October 12 @ 6:00 PM
Museum members and a guest are invited to a happy hour celebrating the opening of the Floating Strings special exhibition

Harp Guitar Gathering

Friday, October 13 - Sunday, October 15
In conjunction with the "Floating Strings" harp guitar exhibit, the museum welcomes the 15th Harp Guitar Gathering to Carlsbad, CA.

Harp Guitar Concert

Saturday, October 14 @ 7:00 PM
This unforgettable night celebrates some of the world’s greatest masters of the harp guitar

Harp Guitar Recital

Sunday, October 15 @ 3:00 PM
This casual concert highlights the depth and breadth of the harp guitar

Kaki King

Saturday, October 21 @ 7:00 PM
Kaki King's groundbreaking multi-media performance deconstructs and redefines the role of the solo instrumental artist.

Richard Dowling: "Great Scott! A Centennial Celebration of Scott Joplin"

Saturday, October 28 @ 7:00 PM
Richard Dowling is a classical concert pianist and Steinway Artist who has a lifelong love of ragtime, Gershwin, and early jazz.

Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal

Thursday, November 2 @ 7:00 PM
Sissoko and Ségal have created their own hybrid tradition, one that draws from the well of West African troubadour songs and the rich heritage of Baroque music.

Haas Kowert Tice

Thursday, November 9 @ 7:00 PM
With just three acoustic instruments–fiddle, guitar, upright bass–this trio is building a new kind of roots music.

Wu Man & Bill Bradbury

Saturday, December 9 @ 7:00 PM
Internationally renowned pipa virtuoso, Wu Man, will be joined on mandolin by multi-instrumentalist and Emmy Award-winning composer William Bradbury

Christmas Unplugged with John Doan

Sunday, December 17 @ 7:00 PM
Emmy-nominated musician, storyteller and harp guitarist, John Doan presents his acclaimed holiday program

Muriel Anderson

Thursday, February 1 @ 7:00 PM
Muriel takes listeners on a journey around the globe, full of joy and humanity, with new tunes, old favorites, stories and images.

Stephen Bennett

Saturday, March 24 @ 7:00 PM
One of the most prolific and original finger-style guitarists of his generation, Stephen Bennett is also a leading exponent of the harp guitar
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