CMC Celebrations: The Terrapin All-Stars ft. Grahame Lesh, Marco Diaz Trio, Los Jefes

CMC Celebration Concert Series: Uniting San Francisco’s music communities to celebrate our newly expanded campus!  Every Friday night in March, catch a lineup full of some of the Bay Area’s finest musicians, who just happen to be CMC supporters and family. From rock to jazz, folk to Latin, soul, funk, and everything in between—enjoy incredible music and party CMC-style. Drinks and submission for a drawing to win a quarter of free tuition will be available. 

March 22, 2024
(Doors @ 6:30pm)
$15 Suggested Donation to support CMC tuition assistance programs gratefully accepted

Featured Artists:

The Terrapin All-Stars ft. Grahame Lesh: Grahame is a founding member of the SF band Midnight North, performing regularly at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael (started by Grateful Dead members). As part of Midnight North they were named as part of the “Best New Act” at the Peach Music Festival in 2018 by Rolling Stone Magazine. Midnight North’s 5th studio album “Diamonds in the Zodiac” was released in late 2023. Grahame performed often with CMC’s own Shannon Koehler in the Stone Foxes in 2022 and 2023.

The Marco Diaz Trio: An esteemed trumpet player and CMC alum/faculty member, Diaz is Influenced by Afro-Cuban music through world renowned musicians, such as, Jesus Diaz (who he played and recorded with for eight years), John Santos, Orestes Vilato, Edgardo Cambon & Carlos Caro.

Los Jefes: A young, talented salsa group, featuring some of CMC’s finest students, who will be playing their arrangements of classic salsa and Latin jazz songs.

Check out the rest of the rest of the CMC Celebrations Concert Series here

  • March 1: The Stone Foxes, La Familia Peña Govea, Vetiver (solo)
  • March 8: CMC Spring Gala featuring Diana Gameros, La Doña, CMC faculty & students
  • March 22: The Terrapin All-Stars ft. Grahame Lesh, Marco Diaz Trio, Los Jefes
  • March 29: The Curtis Family Cnotes, The Sam Chase, Ryan Ancheta Quartet

The celebrations are just beginning! Come help us celebrate these exciting and transformative changes for with an incredible array of musical and community events, CMC-style:

  • Grand Opening Open House Sunday, February 25, 3–5pm
  • CMC Celebrations Concert Series, Fridays in March
  • CMC Spring Gala Friday, March 8 @ the Palace Hotel
  • CMC Sessions Saturdays: February 24, March 2, May 11, May 18
  • For the Love of Strings String Faculty Concert April 5
  • Mission Music Night with Mission Arts Performance Project April 6, 6–9:30pm
  • Voice Department Vocalpalooza April 21
  • Juliet McComas Keyboard Marathon April 28
  • Student and Faculty Performances

and so much more! Check our calendar for more details.

Date / Time

March 22, 2024
7:00 pm
 – 10:00 pm
Cost: Free ($15 suggested donation)

Type of Event



CMC Concert Hall
544 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA 94110