Past Shows

Ian Bell's Past Performances....


Ian Bell Live at Simple Pleasures Cafe

@ 3434 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121, San Francisco



Ian Bell Live at the Crepe Place

@ 1134 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz



Ian Bell Live at Noise Records

@ 3427 Balboa, San Francisco

all ages, 2.00pm


@ Simple Pleasures Cafe 3434 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121, San Francisco

Ian Bell Live

Simple Pleasures Cafe



JNJ Dynamite/Ian Bell

@ Lille aeske Gallery, 13160 Highway 9 Boulder Creek CA

JnJ Dynamite + Ian Bell


All Tickets $10 - $20 (Sliding Scale) tickets at Arts People

Doors open at 7:30 pm

Show begins promptly at 8pm

No late seating- Please be respectful of our performers and arrive on time

This show will consist of two 45 minute sets and a 20 minute intermission

This is a limited seating engagement

Ages 13+

This is a Seated Show.



Simple Pleasures Coffee Shop

@ 3434 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121, San Francisco

Showtime 6.30pm


New Leaf

@ Capitola



@ The Crepe Place, Santa Cruz



Busker fest

@ Downtown Santa Cruz, corner of Pacific and Soquel



@ Mr Toots

Mr Toots Coffee House Capitola with JNJ Dynamite




Stripe Mens Store "First Friday"

@ Santa Cruz

all ages, 7.00pm


Santa Cruz Film festival

@ Midtown Cafe, Santa Cruz


Nov07 Web site release party

@ The Poet and Patirot, Santa Cruz, Web site release party "The luckyMe's" headlining, Ian Bell opening


@ Hallcrest Vineyard, Felton CA

Ian will be play at the "Hallcrest Vineyard" in Felton Ca Oct 26th at


@ The Abbey, 350 Mission St, Santa Cruz

Ian will be playing with JNJ Dynamite @ "The Abbey" 350 Mission St, Santa Cruz,

Saturday August 30th, 8.00pm

No Cover


Stripe mens store

@ Santa Cruz

Ian Bell is performing at "Stripe" Mens store "Ist Friday" August 1st


117 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Ca 95060

Tel 831 431 6182


Boccis Cellar

Ian will be opening for Yaquina Bay @ Boccis cellar Sunday 22nd June


140 Encinal St

Santa Cruz

CA 95060


Ian Bell 1st Friday/ The Wrigley Building

Ian will be performing on "1st friday"@ The Wrigley Building 7.30pm

2801 Mission Street

Santa cruz



@ Mr Toots Coffee House, Capitola

Ian Bell will be opening for JNJ Dynamite @ Mr Toots Coffee House, Capitola, CA 95010



Verve Coffee Roastery

@ Verve Coffee Roastery

Ian Bell will be one of four acoustic acts

Roastery & Coffee Bar

104 Bronson Street, Suite 19  Santa Cruz, CA 95062 | 831.471.8469



Ian Bell live@ Santa Cruz Film Festival

@ The Nick

Ian Bell will be be playing  two songs at the end of the evening

 The Nickelodeon   ,210 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz

Time to be comfirmed


@ Streetlight Records, Santa Cruz

Ian Bell Live @ Streetlight Records    4pm

939 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 421-9200







@ The Crepe Place, Santa Cruz

The Crepe Place



@ Hoffmans, Santa Cruz




Vino Tabi Winery

@ santa Cruz

Ian will be playing two sets at The Vino Tabi Winery @6.00pm , All ages welcome, no cover

334 Ingalls Street, C, Santa Cruz, CA  95060



Ian will be playing a few songs @ "Event Santa Cruz" at the Nickelodeon Theatre @ 9.00pm


@ The Britannia Arms

Ian Bell @ "The Britannia Arms Aptos CA



@ The Ugly Mug, Soquel

Ian will be performing an hour set at "The Ugly Mug" coffee shop Soquel CA

Friday 17th August

6.00pm/ no cover

4640 Soquel Drive CA

All ages


Idle Hands Show

@ Community TV Channel 27, Santa Cruz

Live Performance on Community TV Channel 27

7.00pm August 10th


Ian Bell

@ Britannia Arms

  Ian  will be performing a 40 min set warming up the evening for "Ploughman" at 8.30pm this Saturday, Thanks for looking!


8017 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003


Ian Bell Opening for Ploughman

@ The Trout Farm, Felton

Please to announce I will be opening for Ploughman at the Trout Farm

May 19th   8.00pm

7701 E. Zayante Road
Felton, CA 95018


Ian Bell Opening for The Song Dynasty

@ At the Blue Lagoon Santa Cruz CA, Santa Cruz

Ian will be opening for  The Song Dynasty (SanFran and China based band) -- At the Blue Lagoon Santa Cruz CA




Ian Bell Fundraiser show for Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run

@ Vino Prima Wine Bar, Santa Cruz

Ian will performing for the funraiser at the Vino Prima Wine Bar on the Wharf, Santa Cruz . The Santa Cruz Volunteer Center needs to raise money in order to put on the Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run every May (it's Saturday, May 12th this year).  The Wine-tasting and Raffle Event at Vino Prima on March 22nd is one of the various ways that we raise the money to do so. 
  The website for the Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run is: .  The website for the Vino Prima Wine Bar is:

Performance times will follow.



Ian Bell "The Day You Stopped Dancing" EP Release Show

@ The Backstage Lounge, Santa Cruz

I am  pleased to anounce the release of my second CD "The DayYou Stopped Dancing" on March 10th at the next to the Rio Theatre in midtown Santa Cruz, at 1209 Soquel Avenue, 95062. The "Back stage lounge" is a "CASH ONLY" Venue which offers food and drink/ beer/wine.

I  will be performing the songs from" The Day You Stopped Dancing"

and a selection of songs from "Chameleon Skin", My first release, and newer material. Please contact Me with any questions @

Show time 8.00pm

Thank you



Ian Bell" Spilly Chile's Bowl of Rocks"

Ian Bell performing on "Spilly Chiles" Bowl of Rocks,
Hosted by Sandra Leigh, Channel 27  9.00pm, March 7th
I was kindly invited back recently to the show by Sandra Leigh and her crew to record on her show Spilly Chilles Bowl of Rocks,( The show will air for the next three weeks), I recorded 5 five new songs which hope fully will make it to my full length CD which I plan to record in the summer of 2012,
Thanks Ian


KZSC Winter Pledge Drive Ian Bell Live

Ian will be playing a few songs on DJ Danny's show "Living In The Eighties" KZSC March 5th 9.00-11.00am from his new CD release "The Day You Stopped Dancing" for which he is hosting a CD release show @ "The Backstage Lounge "on the 10th March 8.00pm, Dj Dannys show is also the KZSC Winter Pledge Drive with special guest "Spilly Chile" from Community TV.


Ian Bell/ Ploughman

@ Britannia Arms, Aptos

Ian will be playing a 45min set opening for Ploughman at the Britannia Arms Aptos



Ploughman/Ian Bell@ Britannia Arms

@ Aptos


I will have the pleasure to open for Ploughman and Sarah Del Rio at the Britannia Arms in Aptos November 12th I will be performing a 25 minute set at approx 8.15pm. Thanks to Eric Smith of Ploughman for inviting me to play and the Britannia Arms .



Westlake School Fundraiser

@ Santa Cruz Portuguese Hall (C.P.D.E.S. Hall) 216 Evergreen Street Santa Cruz, CA, CA, Santa Cruz

 This is a private concert to benefit Westlake Elementary School. In addition to the tunes of Ribsys Nickel,  Ian Bell will be the  opening act at 7.00pm

The will call tickets are $40 each. There will be a no host bar available.

If you are interested in attending you can  send your checks payable to Westlake PTA to Heather Babcock, P.O. Box 7028, Santa Cruz, CA 95061. You can also drop off your checks at the school office in the designated box. Please be sure to include your e-mail address so you can be sent  confirmation.

Come on down and have a good time while also helping out our school.

21, $40.00, 7.00pm


Ian Bell "Live From The Cabin"

@ Brookdale Lodge, Ca, Brookdale

Sandra Leigh (of "Spilly Chile" Community TV) Presents a new show "Live at the Cabin"

Ian will be performing a 55 minute set .

8.00pm -  $3.00 cover




KZSC 88.1

@ Santa Cruz

Ian performing songs live KZSC 88.1 Tonight Sep 21st 8.00pm-10.00pm

September 21, 2011

Ian will be performing a few songs on KZSC 88.1 with DJ Danny “living in the 80′s” tonight and taking about tomorrow nights live TV show “live from the Cabin” at The Brookdale Lodge, hosted by Sandra Leigh of Spilly Chile’s Community TV. DJ Danny will also be giving away free tickets for the show.


Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting

@ Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting, Historic Palomar Arcade 1330 Pacific Ave, CA, Santa Cruz

Ian will be playing two sets starting at 8.00pm - 10.00pm.

All ages


Ian Bell opening for Ribsy's Nickel

@ The Catalyst, CA, Santa Cruz

Doors open at 8:30pm and show starts at 9pm

Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door


21+, 8.30pm


KZSC 88.1, Living in the 80's, DJ Danny on the Radio

@ KZSC radio, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz

Ian will be performing a couple of songs live on the KZSC 88.1 Radio show "Living in the 80's" with "DJ Danny on the Radio" Tonight .



Ian Bell opening for Pacific Kings

@ The Catalyst Atrium, CA, Santa Cruz

Doors open at 8:30pm and show starts at 9pm

Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door Kings-In-The-Atrium-

21+, $5.00, 9pm

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