Upcoming Events 2019

Ocean Institute Jazz Festival

March 29, 30 2019 

Featuring Grammy Award Winner Deniece Williams , Vocalist Spencer Day , Saxman Michael Paulo and Keyboardist Gregg Karukas 

Friday tickets on sale now:  Purchase Tickets

Friday Concert:  Enjoy small bites from the best local restaurants.  Mix and mingle while enjoying hosted bars, a silent auction and more.

Saturday Jazz Gala:  A four-course gala dinner presented by the Executive Chefs from Monarch Beach Resort, The Ranch at Laguna Beach, Montage Laguna Beach, and The Laguna Cliffs Marriott.​

Saturday Tables: To purchase a table, email or call Jill Kennedy at 949 496 2274 ext 345 | Jkennedy@oceaninstitute.org


Grooves at The Westin

Spring 2019 Concerts 

February 2, 2019

Peter White with All-star Band

Peter White is one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, Peter White combines elements of jazz, pop and classical guitar for an encore performance at Grooves at The Westin. 

7 pm - 9:30 pm

Masters Plaza, weather permitting

March 2, 2019

Craig Chaquico of Jefferson Starship

Craig Chaquico, founding guitarist of Jefferson Starship, will perform a high energy show featuring hits from his Contemporary Jazz/New Age material as well as rock hits from Jefferson Starship.

7 pm- 9:30 pm

Masters Plaza

April 6, 2019 

Jazz All-Stars with Grace Kelly, DW3 and Gail Jhonson

Grooves at The Westin proudly presents an all-star line-up. Saxophonist Grace Kelly is one of the brightest young jazz stars of her generation. Joining her onstage is DW3, a powerhouse of contemporary jazz talent, and First Lady of Smooth Jazz, keyboardist Gail Jhonson.

7 pm- 9:30 pm

Masters Plaza

April 10, 2019

An Evening with John Tesh

Six music Emmys, two Grammy nominations, three gold records, seven Public Television specials and 8 million records sold. After more than three decades as an international entertainer, John Tesh’s recording and live concert career continues to thrive today. See him live at The Westin Mission Hills on a special performance date.

7 pm- 9:30 pm

Masters Plaza


15th Annual Temecula Wine & Music Festival

The Temecula Wine and Music Festival has been one of the premier concert events in the Temecula Valley for the past 14 years. With it’s mix of Pop, Jazz and R&B artists, Wine tasting from world renown wineries, and unique vendors the Temecula Wine and Music Festival has become one of the most popular community events in the Temecula Valley. The festival has also benefitted numerous local charities and has helped highlight the unique lifestyle of Temecula. The festival will be held this year on Saturday May 25th.

 Tickets on sale soon.