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
Mon-Thur 11:30am-2am; Fri-Sun 11am-2am

The Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill is a beloved landmark in downtown Nevada City which was built in 1862. After a comprehensive renovation, it reopened in Dec. of 2012. It's a comfortable, friendly, fully-stocked sports bar which appeals to a wide range of ages and demographics. Serving high-integrity food which transcends ordinary bar fare, the kitchen is open until 11pm during the week and midnight on weekends. Live music is essential to our legacy.

Nevada City Classic Cafe

216 Broad Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-9440
fax: (530) 470-0544
7am-2pm Daily; Dinner Thur-Sun

We offer classic diner breakfasts (served all day) and lunches served with Nevada City hospitality. We feature classic bacon or steak & eggs, eggs Benedict, 12 different omelets, pancakes, french crepes, espresso and biscuits & gravy.

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.