Nevada City Live Music

The music scene in Nevada City and Grass Valley attracts a regional audience who come to enjoy top local, regional, national and international talent. From folk and bluegrass to rock and classical, you’ll find it here.

Major venues include Miners Foundry and the Nevada Theatre in downtown Nevada City and the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Topnotch local music promoters and enthusiastic audiences have made Nevada City a popular stop on the music circuit.

In the warmer months, large crowds enjoy outdoor concerts put on by the famed Music in the Mountains and other local and touring groups in venues such as the Nevada County Fairgrounds and local parks and vineyards.

For coming events and more……

Arts Collaborative of Nevada County

The Center for the Arts

Miners Foundry Cultural Center

Nevada City...

Cabernet Strings

Nevada City
(530) 265-4001

“Bringing you Music of the Last 100 Years” The premier musical group in Nevada County for your Special Event: the convergence of Contemporary sounds with a Classical flavor performed on strings. Choose from either a Violin-Piano Duo or String Quartet. The repertoire runs from Bach and the Beatles to music from all the recent artists – Adele, Elton John, Coldplay, Christina Perri, Sarah Bareilles, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, etc. For a demo CD, please send your mailing address to (530) 265-4001

Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill

230 Commercial Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-4000
11:30am - 1:30am Daily

There are numerous reasons why the Crazy Horse is considered by many as the coolest little venue in Northern California. Every weekend the saloon hosts diverse musical talent of the highest caliber. It just might be one of the best shows you've ever seen.

Lisa Stine Harp and Friends

16894 Shoshoni Trail
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-5599

"Harp adds an elegant touch to any event." Lisa Stine has performed in Nevada County for many years at hundreds of weddings, receptions, parties, theater productions, and special events . She plays solo or with violin, flute, cello, or any instruments to create the ambiance that you desire. Musical choices include light classical, world folk, Celtic, and pop styles. Live music adds so much! She is also a harp teacher with 30 years experience.

Nevada City Classic Cafe

216 Broad Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-9440
fax: (530) 470-0544
8:30am-2:30pm Daily; Fridays 6pm-9pm

Here at the Classic we proudly mix our US and French family heritage, our world traveling and ten years of dining experience to create a classic menu focused on old style, Nevada city meals, mixed with a blend of French country family cuisine. As we have our customers' best interests in mind, especially when it comes to their food, we make sure to select organic and natural foods whenever possible to ensure you receive only the best when it comes to your meal. Try our popular 'Christmas Card Club' as presented in Hallmark's "The Christmas Card".

Nevada County Concert Band

P.O. Box 1444
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-6228 (Office)

A non-profit community concert band composed of local, volunteer musicians. The band performs concerts free to the public in Nevada City and Grass Valley.

The Old 5 Mile House

18851 Highway 20
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-5155
Lunch Noon-3pm; Dinner 5-9pm (Pizza All Day!)

Road House food from around the world. From classic American T-Bone steaks to Tandoori shrimp. From smoked baby back ribs to authentic Italian style pizza. Just 5 minutes up the road.