In Temecula Valley, captivating live entertainment takes center stage all year round. From big names at Pechanga Resort Casino, intimate jazz at The Merc, rising-star country acts, and everything in between, a variety of performances are lined up weekly, ensuring an unforgettable experience for every visitor seeking a taste of Temecula's musical heartbeat.  

The Visit Temecula Valley Events Calendar is a great source to discover what’s happening on any given day of the week, offering a customizable search menu to help visitors find events perfectly suited to their interests.  

Here are the best places to visit for live entertainment in Temecula Valley: 

  1. Wineries Unplugged. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of Southern California Wine Country while enjoying live acoustic sets, jazz performances, and large concerts from national talent. Over 30 wineries in the valley offer live music, and some, like Miramonte Winery, Lorimar Vineyards & Winery, and Peltzer Winery, continue the festivities for mid-week crowds as well.  

  2. Old Town Rhythms. Old Town Temecula is known for its culinary scene, but spend an evening here and you'll find diverse entertainment options. Catch live bands at the Old Town Blues Club, or stroll and shop to some tunes at the Temecula Sunset Market every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month. Old Town Temecula is also home to the West Coast's largest country western music venue, The Temecula Stampede, where country music lovers can line-dance and boot stomp the night away. The live entertainment doesn’t stop here: don’t forget to check out Crush & Brew and Baily’s Old Town too!  

  3. Brews & Beats. Embrace the fusion of craft brews and live music at Solaris Beer & Blending and Stone Church Brewing as these local favorites create the perfect ambiance for you to unwind.  

  4. Concerts Under the Stars. As the sun sets over Temecula Valley, revel in the beauty of live music under the stars. Join South Coast Winery Resort & Spa for their Rhythm on the Vine® Concert Series through September, or Thornton Winery’s Champagne Jazz Series all summer long. Here are some other wineries that hold outdoor concerts: Bel Vino, CallawayMonte De Oro, Mount PalomarPeltzer Winery, Wiens Cellars, and Wilson Creek Winery.

  5. Laughs, Fan Favorites & Sell Outs. The pinnacle of luxury entertainment can be found at Pechanga Resort Casino, where grand-scale productions feature acts like Diana Ross, Jerry Seinfeld, and other top-notch talent from around the world. Plus, Live at the Loft showcases some of Southern California's best comedy acts every Friday & Saturday at Kelsey's Loft.

  6. Captivating Performances, Plays, and Musicals. Swing in to the Old Town Temecula Community Theater and catch productions like Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Cinderella Ballet, and Little Shop of Horrors, all while supporting local talented artists. 

  7. Intimate Melodies. Experience the magic of The Merc, a live entertainment venue hosting small-scale concerts, open mics, comedy, and up-and-coming talent, offering a close connection between artists and the audience. Enjoy Jazz at The Merc, Country Live! at The Merc, Classics at The Merc, and more! 

  8. Festivals & Special Events. Celebrate Temecula's cultural diversity at various annual festivals and special events that feature live music, dance performances, traditional shows, and local vendors. Join us for a Taste of Old Town, Temecula CultureFest, Memorial Day Tribute, 4th of July Extravaganza, and the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival.

Whether you're a music enthusiast, theater aficionado, or simply love the thrill of live performances, plan a visit to Temecula today and brace yourself for an experience that will resonate long after the final encore. For continuously updated information, visit our events page