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First Night Monterey 2020

First Night 2020 Performers By Time

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3:00 - 3:30 - Site 1 Pacific Street Stage

Hear the thunder of the drums! SHINSHO MUGEN DAIKO opens First Night Monterey with traditional Japanese drumming, incorporating elements of martial arts.

3:45 -4 :15 - Site 1 Pacific Street Stage

Hear the thunder of the drums! SHINSHO MUGEN DAIKO opens First Night Monterey with traditional Japanese drumming.

4:45 - 5:15 - Site 1 Pacific Street Stage

Hear the thunder of the drums! SHINSHO MUGEN DAIKO opens First Night Monterey with traditional Japanese drumming.

6:15—6:45 Site 12: Galleria | Alvarado St.

Learn folk dancing with the traditionally costumed GREEK VILLAGE DANCERS OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA! Opa!

6:15 - 6:45 Site 16: Wells Fargo Stage | Alvarado St.

Youth band from GUITARS NOT GUNS BAND will perform a selection of music ranging from children's classics to contemporary rock and blues.

Time: 6:15 – 6:45 Site 23: Steinbeck 1 | Conference Ctr.

The dance team from THE DANCE CENTER team dancers will be showcasing their group and medley dances, ranging from jazz, contemporary, lyrical, acrobatic, tap, ballet and more.

6:15 - 6:45 Site 20: Serra Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

Classic Rock Band FIELDS OF EDEN featuring Kiki Wow will have you on your feet dancing and singing from the first note, covering all time favorite hits from the last three decades!

6:15 - 6:45 Site 26: Steinbeck 3 Ballroom|Conference Ctr.

Perennial FNM favorite BLACK IRISH BAND opens the night with their highly entertaining Folk, Americana, and Celtic Pub-Rock!

6:30 - 7:00 Site 8: MIIS Irvine Auditorium

KUZANGA MARIMBA plays traditional and contemporary music from Zimbabwe on seven wooden marimbas of different sizes.

6:30 – 7:00 Site 9: Carelton Hall, Monterey Center for Spiritual Living

Enjoy the classical sounds of the MONTEREY SYMPHONY BRASS QUINTET! Music from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods along with ragtime, standards from the Great America Songbook, waltzes, marches, and even a little jazz!

6:30 - 7:00 Site 27: Colton Rooms | Conference Ctr.

ANDREA'S FAULT has brought smiles to Central Coast audiences for years, performing a wide variety of great songs!

6:30 – 9:15 Site 15: Best Buy Stage/Alvarado St.

You're the star! BEST BUY PRESENTS "JUST DANCE!" VIDEO GAME. Step to the beat and get into the rhythm as you play the Just Dance video game! From Baby Shark to Frozen 2 to Ariana Grande to Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber —get ready to dance!! You're the star!

6:30 – 7:15 Site 13: Bonifacio Stage | Alvarado St.

New to First Night, THE CHARITIES BAND brings a melting pot of groovy sounds to Monterey! With funk and soul being an anchor to their sound, The Charities' music also touches on Motown, jazz, disco, R&B and rock'n'roll.

6:30 - 7:00 Site 28: Stevenson 1 | Conference Ctr.

Take a memorable trip around the Celtic world with PAULETTE LYNCH AND CELTIC ROADS, featuring special musical guests!

6:45 - 7:15 Site 12: Galleria | Alvarado St.

Local dance troupe DI FRANCO DANCE PROJECT will offer a fun-filled, eclectic and exciting program of dances, inspired by cultures from around the globe!

7:00 - 7:30 Site 16: Wells Fargo Stage | Alvarado St.

Youth band from GUITARS NOT GUNS will perform a selection of music ranging from children's classics to contemporary rock and blues.

7:00 - 7:30 Site 20: Serra Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

Classic Rock Band FIELDS OF EDEN featuring Kiki Wow will have you on your feet dancing and singing from the first note, covering all time favorite hits from the last three decades!

7:00 - 7:30 Site 23: Steinbeck 1 | Conference Ctr.

NA HAUMANA brings the spirit of Aloha to First Night!

7:00 - 7:30 Site 26: Steinbeck 3 Ballroom| Conference Ctr.

Perennial FNM favorite BLACK IRISH BAND opens the night with their highly entertaining Folk, Americana, and Celtic Pub-Rock!


Site 26: Steinbeck 3 Ballroom, Conf Ctr.

7:15 - 7:45 Site 8: MIIS Irvine Auditorium

KUZANGA MARIMBA plays traditional and contemporary music from Zimbabwe on seven wooden marimbas of different sizes.

7:15 - 7:45 Site 9: Carelton Hall, Monterey Center for Spiritual Living

Enjoy the classical sounds of the MONTEREY SYMPHONY BRASS QUINTET! Music from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods along with ragtime, standards from the Great America Songbook, waltzes, marches, and even a little jazz!

7:15 - 7:45 Site 28: Stevenson 1 | Conference Ctr.

Take a memorable trip around the Celtic world with PAULETTE LYNCH AND CELTIC ROADS, featuring special musical guests!

7:15 - 7:45 Site 27: Colton Rooms | Conference Ctr.

ANDREA'S FAULT has brought smiles to Central Coast audiences for years, performing a wide variety of great songs!

7:30 - 8:00 Site 12: Galleria | Alvarado St.

Local dance troupe DI FRANCO DANCE PROJECT will offer a fun-filled, eclectic and exciting program of dances, inspired by cultures from around the globe!

7:30 – 8:15 Site 13: Bonifacio Stage | Alvarado St.

New to First Night, THE CHARITIES BAND brings a melting pot of groovy sounds to Monterey! With funk and soul being an anchor to their sound, The Charities' music also touches on Motown, jazz, disco, R&B and rock'n'roll.

7:45 - 8:15 Site 16: Wells Fargo Stage | Alvarado St.

ACAN MARCHING WINTER PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE is composed of standout students from the AUSD after-school drumline teams!

7:45 - 8:15 Site 23: Steinbeck 1 | Conference Ctr.

NA HAUMANA brings the spirit of Aloha to First Night!

7:45 - 8:15 Site 26: Steinbeck 3 Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

Perennial FNM favorite BLACK IRISH BAND opens the night with their highly entertaining Folk, Americana, and Celtic Pub-Rock!

8:00 - 8:30 Site 8: MIIS Irvine Auditorium

KUZANGA MARIMBA plays traditional and contemporary music from Zimbabwe on seven wooden marimbas of different sizes.

8:00 - 8:30 Site 9: Monterey Center for Spiritual Living

Enjoy the classical sounds of the MONTEREY SYMPHONY BRASS QUINTET! Music from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods along with ragtime, standards from the Great America Songbook, waltzes, marches, and even a little jazz!

8:00 - 8:45 Site 20: Serra Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

Join THE OLD TOWN QUARTET in an evening of spirited Contra Dance! Contra dancing is a form of traditional American set dance, with its roots in the French and English country dancing.

8:00 - 8:30 Site 28: Stevenson 1 | Conference Ctr.

Take a memorable trip around the Celtic world with PAULETTE LYNCH AND CELTIC ROADS, featuring special musical guests!

8:00 - 8:30 Site 27: Colton Rooms | Conference Ctr.

ANDREA'S FAULT has brought smiles to Central Coast audiences for years, performing a wide variety of great songs!

8:15-8:45 Site 14: Illumination Artists | Alvarado St.

FLASHPOINT ENTERTAINMENT will entertain you with their LED light shows incorporating dance and juggling and eye popping colors!

8:15 - 8:45 Site 12: Galleria | Alvarado St.

Local dance troupe DI FRANCO DANCE PROJECT will offer a fun-filled, eclectic and exciting program of dances, inspired by cultures from around the globe!

8:30 - 9:00 Site 16: Wells Fargo Stage | Alvarado St.

ACAN MARCHING WINTER PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE is composed of standout students from the AUSD after-school drumline teams!

8:30 - 9:00 Site 23: Steinbeck 1 | Conference Ctr.

Bellydancers from LA-TI-DAH DANCE COMPANY will put smiles on your faces!

8:45 - 9:15 Site 26: Steinbeck 3 Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

DIRTY CELLO is cello like you've never heard before! A high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass.

8:45 - 9:30 Site 13: Bonifacio Stage | Alvarado St.

Monterey's SENSORY TRIBE will lift your spirits and leave you with a smile on your face! Collaborative Reggae Fusion Music with a message, an exhilarating blend of good vibes, reggae, soulful rhythms.

9:00 - 9:30 Site 8: MIIS Irvine Auditorium

Don't miss the return of MC LARS, Indie artist and literary post-punk rapper, combining his music with powerful and present lyrics, and packing concert venues worldwide with raps about everything!

9:00 - 9:30 Site 9: Monterey Center for Spiritual Living

Also new this year, ROBERT TURNER & KEVIN O'NEAL TRIO WITH LYNDON ROCHELLE bring their award-winning sound to the stage! Among some original tunes, they will be performing great standards such as New York New York, I Left My Heart in San Francisco , La La Land, Auld Lang Syne, etc.

9:00 - 9:30 Site 12: Galleria | Alvarado St.

Welcome the New Year with MONTEREY BAY LION DANCE TEAM symbolizing the arrival of prosperity and good luck, combining martial arts postures and footwork with elaborate costumes!

9:00 - 9:30 Site 27: Colton Rooms | Conference Ctr.

Local guitarist Rick Chelow and Brooklyn musician Elise Leavy span the GENERATION GAP. Expect to hear some early country/bluegrass classics as well as favorites and original songs!

9:00 - 9:30 Site 28: Stevenson 1 | Conference Ctr.

THE PETERSON TRIO returns to First Night after rave reviews! Led by guitarist Gabe Peterson, the trio presents original interpretations of the great jazz standards and gypsy jazz melodies.

9:00 - 9:45 Site 20: Serra Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

New to First Night, join THE OLD TOWN QUARTET in an evening of spirited Contra Dance! Contra dancing is a form of traditional American set dance, with its roots in the French and English country dancing.

9:00 - 9:30 Site 14: Illumination Artists | Alvarado St.

FLASHPOINT ENTERTAINMENT will entertain you with their LED light shows incorporating dance and juggling and eye popping colors!

9:15 - 9:45 Site 23: Steinbeck 1 | Conference Ctr.

Bellydancers from LA-TI-DAH DANCE COMPANY will put smiles on your faces!

9:30 - 10:00 Site 26: Steinbeck 3 Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

DIRTY CELLO is cello like you've never heard before! A high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass.

9:30 - 10:00 Site 16: Wells Fargo Stage | Alvarado St.

Dancing-in-the-streets fun! SAMBA LEGAL plays rhythms from Bahia and Rio de Janeiro. in full regalia, to help usher you into the spirit of Bahia.

9:45 - 10:15 Site 8: MIIS Irvine Auditorium

Don't miss the return of MC LARS, Indie artist and literary post-punk rapper, combining his music with powerful and present lyrics, and packing concert venues worldwide with raps about everything!

9:45 - 10:15 Site 28: Stevenson 1 | Conference Ctr.

THE PETERSON TRIO returns to First Night after rave reviews! Led by guitarist Gabe Peterson, the trio presents original interpretations of the great jazz standards and gypsy jazz melodies.

9:45 - 10:15 Site 27: Colton Rooms | Conference Ctr.

Local guitarist Rick Chelow and Brooklyn musician Elise Leavy span the GENERATION GAP. Expect to hear some early country/bluegrass classics as well as favorites and original songs!

9:45 - 10:15 Site 14: Illumination Artists | Alvarado St.

FLASHPOINT ENTERTAINMENT will entertain you with their LED light shows incorporating dance and juggling and eye popping colors!

9:45 - 10:15 Site 9: Monterey Center for Spiritual Living

Also new this year, ROBERT TURNER & KEVIN O'NEAL TRIO WITH LYNDON ROCHELLE bring their award-winning sound to the stage! Among some original tunes, they will be performing great standards such as New York New York, I Left My Heart in San Francisco , La La Land, Auld Lang Syne, etc.

9:45 - 10:45 Site 13: Bonifacio Stage | Alvarado St.

Monterey's SENSORY TRIBE will lift your spirits and leave you with a smile on your face! Collaborative Reggae Fusion Music with a message, an exhilarating blend of good vibes, reggae, soulful rhythms.

9:45 - 10:15 Site 12: Galleria | Alvarado St.

Welcome the New Year with MONTEREY BAY LION DANCE TEAM symbolizing the arrival of prosperity and good luck, combining martial arts postures and footwork with elaborate costumes!

10:00 - 10:30 Site 23: Steinbeck 1 | Conference Ctr.

AZAHAR FLAMENCO DE MONTEREY will bring us to the southern cities of Spain where Flamenco was born!

10:15 - 11:00 Site 26: Steinbeck 3 Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

DIRTY CELLO is cello like you've never heard before! A high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass.

10:15 - 11:00 Site 20: Serra Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

Finale Band CAROLYN SILLS COMBO will transport you to an era when country swing ruled the airwaves!

10:15 - 11:00 Site 16: Wells Fargo Stage | Alvarado St.

Dancing-in-the-streets fun! SAMBA LEGAL plays rhythms from Bahia and Rio de Janeiro. in full regalia, to help usher you into the spirit of Bahia.

10:30 - 11:00 Site 8: MIIS Irvine Auditorium

Don't miss the return of MC LARS, Indie artist and literary post-punk rapper, combining his music with powerful and present lyrics, and packing concert venues worldwide with raps about everything!

10:30 - 11:15 Site 9: Carelton Hall, Monterey Center for Spiritual Living

Also new this year, ROBERT TURNER & KEVIN O'NEAL TRIO WITH LYNDON ROCHELLE bring their award-winning sound to the stage! Among some original tunes, they will be performing great standards such as New York New York, I Left My Heart in San Francisco , La La Land, Auld Lang Syne, etc.

10:30 - 11:00 Site 27: Colton Rooms | Conference Ctr.

Local guitarist Rick Chelow and Brooklyn musician Elise Leavy span the GENERATION GAP. Expect to hear some early country/bluegrass classics as well as favorites and original songs!

10:30 - 11:00 Site 28: Stevenson 1 | Conference Ctr.

THE PETERSON TRIO returns to First Night after rave reviews! Led by guitarist Gabe Peterson, the trio presents original interpretations of the great jazz standards and gypsy jazz melodies.

10:30 - 11:00 Site 12: Galleria | Alvarado St.

Welcome the New Year with MONTEREY BAY LION DANCE TEAM symbolizing the arrival of prosperity and good luck, combining martial arts postures and footwork with elaborate costumes!

10:45 - 11:15 Site 23: Steinbeck 1 | Conference Ctr.

AZAHAR FLAMENCO DE MONTEREY will bring us to the southern cities of Spain where Flamenco was born!

**FINALE** 11:15 - 12MN Site 20: Serra Ballroom | Conference Ctr.

Finale Band CAROLYN SILLS COMBO will transport you to an era when country swing ruled the airwaves!

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