Upcoming Musical Highlights in Marin County

Published March 23, 2024

Marin County’s music scene is abuzz with upcoming performances catering to a wide range of audiences. From innovative instrumental concerts to youth battle of the bands and a two-day music festival, there is something for everyone in the coming days.

Innovative Instrumental Performances

Experience the eclectic fusion of bass, flute, and piano with Michael Manring, Larry Kassin, and John R. Burr as they deliver “Solos, Duos and Trios” live. This musical collaboration brings a special performance to the Old St. Hilary’s Landmark. The show begins at 4 p.m. Sunday and is located at 201 Esperanza St. in Tiburon. Tickets range from $20 to $30; attendees can secure their spot for this unique musical event by visiting the Landmarks Society website.

Youth Talent Showdown

The local youth will showcase their skills at the Teen Battle of the Bands organized by the San Anselmo Arts Commission and the Town of San Anselmo. Featuring a grand prize of $1,000, this event will be a lively competition among up-and-coming bands. It's scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. on April 27 at Creek Park, found at 634 San Anselmo Ave., in San Anselmo. Admission is free, and spectators are invited to support the local teen music scene. For detailed information and registration, interested bands can visit the San Anselmo Arts website.

Mill Valley Music Festival Returns

Music lovers mark your calendars for the return of the Mill Valley Music Festival. This two-day event hosts an impressive lineup including Fleet Foxes, Thee Sacred Souls, Fruit Bats, Danielle Ponder, and Elliott Peck on May 11, followed by Greensky Bluegrass, Margo Price, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Rebirth Brass Band, and Eric Lindell on May 12. Held at Friends Field at 180 Camino Alto in Mill Valley, tickets are priced between $135 and $329 for single-day passes, while two-day passes are available from $239 to $499. For bookings and additional information, the festival's official website is the go-to resource.

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