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Upcoming Events

  • "Ebulliant Clarinet Wizard" David Krakauer @ 7PM
    "Ebulliant Clarinet Wizard" David Krakauer @ 7PM
    Sat, Apr 13
    Sand City
    Apr 13, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Impossible to categorize but a must to be witnessed, David Krakauer will be joined by Stephen Prutsman and Michelle Djokic for a program of Brahms, Arvo Part and original Klezmer inspired compositions!
  • Sound Healing @ 7PM
    Sound Healing @ 7PM
    Fri, Apr 26
    Sand City
    Apr 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Grammy Award winning "Queen of the Tar" virtuoso Sahba Motallebi is joined by fellow Tar virtuoso Reza Mohsenipour.
  • Shifting Ground @ 7
    Shifting Ground @ 7
    Mon, May 06
    Sand City
    May 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    The young international sensation and award winning violin virtuoso Alexi Kenney presents a profoundly moving program deeply rooted in his passion for the music of J. S. Bach. “he made it seem . . . as if this were the only possible way to play the music” — THE NEW YORK TIMES
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Vibrant canvases from Greg Hawthorne and Lucas Blok are installed throughout the space this season, and are available for purchase.

Covid Protocol 

At this moment, we aren't requiring masks to attend any SandBox event. We feel so fortunate and excited to be able to gather together again to appreciate music in one another's company.

 

We'll have plenty of masks on hand should you want to wear one!

IT WAS AN EVENING of TOTAL MAGIC. 

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Past events of
live music and performance at SandBox

  • BILL COULTER and ÉILÍS KENNEDY @ 7PM SOLD OUT some tickets possibly available at the door
    BILL COULTER and ÉILÍS KENNEDY @ 7PM SOLD OUT some tickets possibly available at the door
    Thu, Feb 29
    Sand City
    Feb 29, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Feb 29, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Legendary Celtic folk singer teams up with beloved guitarist.
  • Cohousing Communities: Designing for High-Functioning Neighborhoods @ 6PM
    Cohousing Communities: Designing for High-Functioning Neighborhoods @ 6PM
    Tue, Feb 27
    Sand City
    Feb 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Feb 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Another insightful presentation from AIA of Monterey Bay featuring architect and author Arthur Durrett.
  • Los Angeles Guitar Quartet @ 7PM. SOLD OUT
    Los Angeles Guitar Quartet @ 7PM. SOLD OUT
    Thu, Feb 15
    Sand City
    Feb 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:05 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Feb 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:05 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Grammy Award winning LAGQ returns for another enchanted evening.
  • The WolfganG @7PM SOLD OUT
    The WolfganG @7PM SOLD OUT
    Thu, Feb 08
    Sand City
    Feb 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Feb 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Musikiwest presents another magical evening of Mozart and works inspired by his genius, featuring Jessie Fellows, Katie Kadarauch and Michelle Djokic
  • Music in Motion @ 4PM SOLD OUT
    Music in Motion @ 4PM SOLD OUT
    Sun, Jan 07
    Sand City
    Jan 07, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Jan 07, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Music and dance are two independent art forms yet they undeniably co-exist. Witness the majesty of inspired choreography co-mingled with musical offerings that stir the heart.
  • Christmas Cantata "The Ballad of The Brown King " #2 @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    Christmas Cantata "The Ballad of The Brown King " #2 @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    Sun, Dec 03
    Sand City
    Dec 03, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Dec 03, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    An extraordinary work by Margaret Bonds and Langston Hughes receives its Central Coast premier.
  • Christmas Cantata "The Ballad of The Brown King "  Matinee @ 2PM SOLD OUT
    Christmas Cantata "The Ballad of The Brown King "  Matinee @ 2PM SOLD OUT
    Sun, Dec 03
    Sand City
    Dec 03, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Dec 03, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    An extraordinary work by Margaret Bonds and Langston Hughes receives its Central Coast premier.
  • Bach's Lunch  - cellocentric
    Bach's Lunch  - cellocentric
    Fri, Nov 17
    Sand City
    Nov 17, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Nov 17, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    There's always room for cello. Get up close with Saul Richmond Rakerd of the Monterey Symphony and Michelle Djokic of SandBox .
  • The Schumanns @ 7PM
    The Schumanns @ 7PM
    Thu, Oct 26
    Sand City
    Oct 26, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Oct 26, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Award winning pianist John Novacek invites us to eavesdrop on an intimate musical conversation between Robert and Clara Schumann.
  • Peppino D'Agostino @ 7PM
    Peppino D'Agostino @ 7PM
    Fri, Oct 20
    Sand City
    Oct 20, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Oct 20, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    "one of the 50 transcendent superheroes of the acoustic guitar. " 2017 Guitar Player
  • Mark Baer & Friends @ 4:30PM
    Mark Baer & Friends @ 4:30PM
    Sun, Oct 15
    Sand City
    Oct 15, 2023, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Oct 15, 2023, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Premier screening of Last Pirate on the Pirate Ride with Art and Live Performance
  • Pas de Deux - It Takes Two    @ 7PM
    Pas de Deux - It Takes Two    @ 7PM
    Thu, Oct 12
    Sand City
    Oct 12, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Oct 12, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Principal cellist of the SF Ballet Orchestra, Eric Sung along with colleague and spouse, violinist Wenyi Shih share gems of the duo repertoire.
  • Central Coast Chamber Choir @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    Central Coast Chamber Choir @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    Thu, Oct 05
    Sand City
    Oct 05, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Oct 05, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Hymn to Love
  • The WolfganG @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    The WolfganG @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    Sat, Sep 30
    Sand City
    Sep 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Sep 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Mozart, the great influencer, is the star of the Wolf"ganG". Our performers will be pianist - Julio Elizalde, violinist - Nancy Zhou and cellist/artistic director - Michelle Djokic.
  • AZA @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    AZA @ 7PM SOLD OUT
    Fri, Sep 15
    Sand City
    Sep 15, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Sep 15, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Aza Music is back! Visually dynamic and engaging performers, AZA has been inspiring international audiences for more than 20 years.
  • Conversations with David Ligare @ 5:30 PM
    Conversations with David Ligare @ 5:30 PM
    Wed, Aug 30
    Sand City
    Aug 30, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Aug 30, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    “One of the most important functions of art now is to make sense of the world through careful and rational analysis and the perspective of history.” David Ligare
  • Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg @ 7PM
    Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg @ 7PM
    Thu, Aug 03
    Sand City
    Aug 03, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Aug 03, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Mike and Cat are two of the most formidable and versatile masters of the mandolin in the world. They will share their unique chemistry guaranteed to result in treasured musical memories.
  • Jorge Glem  and Sam Reider Duo @ 7PM
    Jorge Glem  and Sam Reider Duo @ 7PM
    Sat, Jul 29
    Sand City
    Jul 29, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Jul 29, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sand City, 440 Ortiz Ave, Sand City, CA 93955, USA
    Grammy-nominated Venezuelan cuatro virtuoso Jorge Glem teams up with American composer and accordionist Sam Reider to create a one-of-kind fusion of folk music. With jaw dropping virtuosity and infectious chemistry, these musicians and friends are breaking down all the boundaries...

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