Live Music & Local Cuisine
Rock out, drink up and chow down. Whether you’re a Santa Cruz local or simply hanging ten for the weekend, we invite you to join us for Live Music Nights at Jack O’Neill Restaurant. Sing and sway to some of the area’s top musicians every week as you enjoy Jack’s signature cocktails and snack on our seasonal coastal bites.
Jun 25, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Called a human jukebox by his many musical friends and partners, Scott has performed professionally for over 30 years in bands, solo, or behind headline entertainers such as Huey Lewis, John Denver, Glenn Campbell, Vince Gill, Michael Bolton, Kenny G, Darius Rucker and others.
Jun 10, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
As a singer, he is by known by many as a “bourbon-esque” crooner, to others, he is a curious oracle of jazz, soul and the blues. With his fingers dancing upon the keys of the piano, Johnny Fabulous brings music and laughter through stories and song. Blending the swing of Sinatra with the soul of Ray Charles, Fabulous brings his unique style of songwriting and performance of his songs for your listening pleasure. Songs you will love, songs you’ll remember. Johnny Fabulous performs hundreds of shows for thousands of folks every year with great conviction that music and laughter is still the best medicine.
CLAUDIO MELEGA - June
Jun 11, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Claudio Melega is an eclectic and exciting vocalist and guitarist with a vast repertoire of classic rock, blues, jazz, bossa nova, flamenco and traditional Italian music.
TIM BRADY - June
Jun 17, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tim Brady is a singer/songwriter from the Monterey Bay area and leader of the locally award winning Santa Cruz band Cement Ship. The acoustic guitar style, singing tone and original songs from Tim seem to fit a wide array of crowds and genres, but maintains a natural and stripped down approach for the sound. Honest and raw, sweet and smoky, dynamic like the sea.
ANIMO CRUZ - JUNE 2
Jun 24, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
From acoustic to full band sound looping, Animo mixes soulful vocals, soothing acoustic riffs, with infectiously heavy bass lines, drumbeats and keys, creating a unique blend of original sound. Strumming his Fender and laying down the lines on the Roland Juno, Animo pulls in the crowd and creates a great vibe in any room. Animo has been a professional musician for over 20 years. His love of playing music has taken him across the country and out to Hawaii multiple times. His devotion to enhancing the crowd experience has had him working regularly with clubs, restaurants, and events.
ASHER STERN - June
Jun 18, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Santa Cruz-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Asher Stern opened KRML Carmel's Live in the Vines concert with G Love back in 2017 and he currently performs at numerous venues around California and beyond. Asher enjoys creating tasteful layers of rhythm through looping on his acoustic guitar to accompany his soulful, heartfelt songs, sometimes even breaking out his harmonica. As a songwriter, he aims to create an environment that brings people joy. He covers a range of artists from Red Hot Chili Peppers to Otis Redding, Bill Withers to Van Morrison, and Bob Dylan to Bob Marley. His audience often compares his sound to Jack Johnson and early John Mayer.