Category: FREE Performance


ACFA: Making Music that Matters

Bilingual residency program and free, family concert at the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts in Salinas. Saturday October 12. Residency: 3:00 to 5:30pm. Concert at 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm)


Brass at Spreckels 4th of July Celebration

Spreckels Memorial Park from 9:30 a.m. The Monterey County Pops! brass ensemble will perform at the Spreckels 4th of July Celebration for the ninth consecutive year. The group will present a one-hour FREE program of pops, patriotic, and Americana music at the Spreckels Memorial Park from...


2019 Memorial Day Concert – “To Remember and Honor”

The Monterey City Hall Lawn performance (2 p.m.) will present a program of pops, patriotic, and Americana favorites. Featured soloists include Blue Grass fiddler, Laura Burian; the young musicians of Orchestra in the Schools; Soprano, Stephanie Hulsey; and the Monterey County Pops!/Palenke Arts Youth Chorus conducted by Juan Sánchez.


Memorial Day @ NPS

To Remember and Honor Part of the Monterey County Pops! 34th Annual Free Memorial Day Weekend Concerts. Sunday at NPS and Monday at Colton Hall.S Sunday May 26, 2019 at Noon. Noon on SUNDAY on the lawn in front of Herrmann Hall (the historic Del...


Salinas Founders Day 2019

Monterey County Pops! to offer FREE performances at the Salinas Founders Day 2019 celebration on May 18, 2019, at the Salinas PAL Center on Lincoln Avenue,  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Monterey County Pops! will perform at 9 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.  The setting will...


Greenfield High School

Free Family Concert! Friday, February 15, 2019. Monterey County Pops!, the area’s only provider of free-to-the-public professional concerts, is proud to present on February 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union of Greenfield High School, its 20-member fully professional Wind Ensemble conducted and bilingually...


Salute to Veterans! in King City

For the sixth consecutive year, the professional musicians of Monterey County Pops! will present a FREE “Salute to Veterans” concert in King City.  The concert will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the historic Robert Stanton Theater on the campus...


Gonzales High School Band to perform with Monterey County Pops!

Music is alive and well in the Gonzales Unified School District!  On Friday, October 26th, 20 professional musicians from Monterey County Pops will travel to Gonzales to conduct musical workshops with the Gonzales High School band students.  Following the two-hour workshops, the students will perform...


Community Concert at Alisal Center for the Fine Arts

The free Community Concert on October 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. will include the Monterey County Pops! performing traditional favorites such as Tailgate Ramble, Bill Bailey, and Basin Street Blues.  Traditional Mexican selections will include La Llorona, Cielito Lindo, and Canción Mixteca.  Also featured will be...