Top Choice Live Music in Bakersfield

Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace

For fans of the Bakersfield Sound, this is the first stop – just look for the huge neon homage to Buck’s famous red, white and blue guitar. Part museum, honky-tonk and steakhouse (dinner from 5pm, brunch 9:30pm to 2…
Arts Center in Bakersfield

Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

Housing a small theater, recording studios and displays on local legends, this space celebrates past icons and fosters new talent. Check the schedule for local up-and-comers, who take the state-of-the-art stage and …
Live Music in Bakersfield

Trout’s & the Blackboard Stage

The legendary Trout’s, north of town, is the only remaining honky-tonk in these parts, hobbling along after half a century as a testament to hell-raisin’ days past. Hundreds of old guitars hang from the ceiling of t…
Concert Venue in Bakersfield

Fox Theater

This gorgeous Gilded Age theater hosts comedians, touring music legends and local civic events.