Video and photo highlights from the past several years of shows and music at the Library. Some of these are fun-if-you-were-there quality others are better. Let us now if you have a video or photo of an event here that you will share. We’d love to build on this and make this page better and more complete each day. THANKS!  E-mail us HERE!

Image Gallery

The Henry Miller Library Music Archive compiles photos of videos from the past 30 years for your endless scrolling enjoyment (ESE).


Have fun!!





Yup…that’s Philip Glass 😉



Nico Georis, 2018



Purple Pilgrims in 2013; photo by Terry Way Photography


Valley Soul, 2015

The Virtuals, 2019



Joanna Newsom and Robin Pecknold, 2016; photo by Paige Parsons



Swedish folk legends, Väsen! (2018)



Modest Mouse



Ariel Pink, photo by Terry Way


Jerry Quickley and friends

Ryan Masters reading from his book “Above an Abyss” and flanked by his Suborbitals!


Lucinda Williams


Jonathan Wilson, 2019, via @vallarieway

Kendra McKinley!


Bill Frisell and Nels Cline, photo by David Breskin



This and That Quartet performing at the Library as part of a Big Sur Natives show back in….uh….early 2000s?


Yup, Flaming Lips


Suzanne Vallie!



That’s Johnny on the right. I think they’re playing “El Paso.”


Does karaoke count? (Yes it does!)


First Aid Kit, 2013; picture courtesy of BLDG 25. Thanks Amy!


The cast of the Soberanes Fire Benefit at the Golden State Theater, 2016
photo by Central Coast Photographs


The Lavenders


“Henry Miller Library and the Dancing Kid,” circa 2011…courtesy of Epicly Later’d


Huddy Bali on the night shift…


Range of Light Wilderness


Howe Gelb, courtesy of T.W. Hawk


Sofia Talvik (with the predictable cameo by Theo, 2016

Comrade Sister, 2015


Cyprian Consiglio of the New Camaldoli Hermitage

Patchy Sanders, 2015

Cibo Matto, 2014


Chris Robinson Brotherhood



The XX, 2014





Nicholas Leahy and friend



Thurston Moore


The Ha Band, courtesy of



BILL CALLAHAN live in Big Sur 6.17.19 


Edwin Huizinga sound check


Wildlife Freeway




John Paul White


Abe Hollow



Bat for Lashes




Angel Olsen


Bill MacKay



Tim Bluhm, photo by Terry Way


Farmer Dave with the Mattson 2




Sky Country


The Good Sams