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CD Release Concert

Michael's On Main, 2591 Main Street, Soquel

Don't Miss Christie McCarthy's CD Release Show with musical greats Patti Maxine, Yuji Tojo and Rhan Wilson! Christie's new record, Force Majeure, has been receiving early acclaim. The title track recently won best alt-folk song in the 2021 International Song Door Competition, and two other tracks off the new record were category winners in the 2021 West Coast Songwriters International Song Contest.

Dinner starts at 6 pm and Showtime at 8 pm

Seated / under 21 with parent

$50 Dinner & A Show

Girls with Guitars: A Taste of Music City Tradition

Michaels on Main, 2591 Main Street, Santa Cruz

Girls With Guitars brings a taste of Music City tradition to Michael's On Main when Christie McCarthy, Janean Christine Mariani, and lap steel legend Patti Maxine share the stage for a night of stories, sass, and songs.

$50 Dinner & Show

Dinner starts at 6:30 PM, Showtime is at 8 PM

Dinner menu:

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Christie McCarthy & Patti Maxine

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El Vaquero Winery, 2901 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville

Christie and Patti are together again! This is going to be a very special evening of songs, jokes and terrific wines - all in a beautiful outdoor setting. Reservations highly recommended!!

Time Out

Michael's On Main, Santa Cruz

Ginny Mitchell, Lisa Pawlak and Patti Maxine host special guest Christie McCarthy at Michael’s on Main. Great Americana music in a beautiful creekside setting. Full menu and bar, no cover. 5-8 PM.

Christie McCarthy with Glenn MacPherson

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El Vaquero Winery, 2901 Freedom Blvd , Watsonville

Due to COVID restrictions, there is limited seating. Please make reservations early by texting or calling (831) 607-8118 to ensure a seat. ​ All tastings and music performances are outdoors on the patio, and will be cancelled or rescheduled if it rains. Please check this page and/or Facebook or Instagram for notices of rain events.

Christie McCarthy with Glenn MacPherson

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El Vaquero Winery, 2901 Freedom Blvd, Corralitos, CA

Socially distanced, outdoor seating. Relaxed environment. Terrific wines. I'll be joined by guitar master Glenn MacPherson for our first show in many moons. Reserve a table by calling 831-607-8118. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows. NO COVER, tips appreciated.

Christie McCarthy & The Wielders

Michael's On Main, 2591 Main st, Soquel, CA

Please join us for this very special evening, featuring Tracy Parker on upright bass, Glenn MacPherson on guitar, Stephen Bigger on keys and Kinsha Em on percussion. Get your tickets.

$15 adv / $15 door


Christie opens the Mountain Play!

Marin, CA


Christie McCarthy & The Wielders

Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Benefit concert for Pajaro Valley Pride Youth Scholarship program

$40 VIP / $25 General Admission


Christie McCarthy & The Wielders

Michaels on Main, 2591 Main St, Soquel, CA

Christie will be joined by Glenn MacPherson on guitar, Rhan Wilson on bass, Jimmy Norris on percussion and Patti Maxine on lap steel. They'll be performing originals and covers.

This is a seated show, with a full bar and menu.

Get your tickets here

$12 advance / $15 door


Christie McCarthy & Friends

Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Christie will be joined by local legends Jimmy Norris, Tracy Parker, Patti Maxine, Rhan Wilson and others for an inspiring night of music, featuring tracks off her new record as well as some of her favorite cover songs.

Proceeds from this show will benefit Project Purr, a highly successful spay/neuter/adoption nonprofit organization.


$20 advance / $25 door


Christie McCarthy, Mandy Fer and Dave McGraw

Wind River Studio, Santa Cruz, CA

Come enjoy songwriters Christie McCarthy, Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw in concert at Wind River Studio in Happy Valley on Friday, July 27th!  This is a private event and seating is limited. Once you have purchased a ticket, directions will be sent to you via email. 

This event takes place in a beautiful rural setting so it's a good idea to bring a flashlight for getting back to your car in the evening. Bring your own beverage and if you are so inclined, a snack to share. For more information/questions, please contact:

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Christie McCarthy & Megan McLaughlin

Strings, Emeryville, CA

Join us for a fun night!! Patty Espeseth will sit in on cello and you don't want to miss that!