Saturday 15 July 2017, 2pm: Local author, poet, and musician Bill Minor will be in store for the launch of his new book, Going Solo: A Memoir 1953-1958, about this hitchhiking across the U.S., lounging in pre-statehood Hawaii, and his first typewriter. On top of all that, there’s going to be live music! Continue reading Book Launch: An afternoon of music and literature with Bill Minor
Saturday 13th August 2016, 7pm – In support of the brave people who are facing high medical bills as a result of being attacked by neo-nazis, the Direct Action Monterey Network is organizing a fundraiser featuring your favorite local musicians and poets!
Continue reading Music Against Racism! (A Fundraiser for Sacramento Antifa)
Saturday 12 March 2016, 7pm: Slam poet Brian Sheffield is back in Monterey and will be sharing his gritty verse to raise money for the Monterey 8. He will be joined by Salinas musical act, Bedrooms! Continue reading Brian Sheffield & Bedrooms (Monterey 8 Fundraiser)
Come down to Old Capital Books on Jan 31st for a fun and funky evening of poetry, song, and music from local poets, writers and musicians.
Continue reading A Night of Music, Poetry & Performance
Saturday July 18th @ Old Capitol Books there will be an experimental music showcase in their back alley. The show will begin with a solo set by ESTOY SUERTE followed by a group set with groupmates JCHICA & BATHWATER. They will be focusing on synthesized, programmed, and sample based approaches to collective spontaneous composition.
Show starts at 7pm and is free and open to all ages.
Here at Old Capitol Books, it’s not only great literature that we love, but great music as well! So we’re happy to announce a performance by The Brothers Strong & Co. Come down for your fix of BOOKS and BLUEGRASS! Continue reading Live at the Bookstore – The Brothers Strong & Co!