Live Entertainment


Monday through Sunday, the elegant atmosphere at Bayside Restaurant is infused with live entertainment. Our live entertainment will complete your experience as you listen to everything from Latin Jazz to R&B to classics to contemporary cover tunes.

Jimmy Felber, grand piano instrumental artist, performs a wide variety of musical styles that reflect his impressive list of artistic credits and experience. He has earned both gold and platinum music awards while performing and recording with such renowned superstars as Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Al Jarreau, and many others.  He has worked as a staff writer and producer for Motown Records, contributed to motion picture scores, and has appeared on major network television, concert stages, and festivals across the United States

Jerry Mandel is the leader of the Jerry Mandel Swingin the Standards Jazz Band one of Orange County California’s most popular bands. As a tenor saxophonist Mandel has performed with numerous groups in southern California at such venues as the Orange County Performing Arts Center, The Laguna Pageant of the Masters, Laguna beach live and the Granada Theater in Santa Barbara. Mandel has appeared twice with the Lenore Raphael Trio in New York City. Mandel’s jazz saxophone hero’s include Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Stan Getz ,Scott Hamilton and Harry Allen. Mandel has served as a member of the National Advisory Board for Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Pianist and composer Ron Kobayashi has performed with a variety of musical artists including Mel Torme, Peter Frampton, Kenny Burrell, Tom Scott, Margaret Whiting, Peter White among others. In 1992 Ron performed for President Bill Clinton. Ron has made numerous television appearances including on The Johnny Yune Show, The Jerry Lewis Telethon and The CBS Evening News with Dan Rather.

Ron’s Trio (with Baba Elefante on bass and Steve Dixon on drums) has been together for more than 20 years playing festivals and clubs throughout California, Florida, Arizona and Nevada. They have recorded five CDs and one DVD to date. The Trio was voted “Best Jazz” in Orange County, CA by readers of the OC Weekly in 1996 and was nominated for “Best Jazz Group” in Orange County in 2012 at the Orange County Music Awards. In 2005 Ron was awarded “Role Model and Inspiration for Asian Americans in the Field of Music” by the Orange County Asian Business Association

Larry Fresch started playing saxophone at the age of 12, and it has been his passion ever since. Music has taken Larry all over the world. He played lead alto in the U.S Navy band in Honolulu, Hawaii then he went on to travel extensively with a show band from the Mid-West to Las Vegas where he played at the Cesar’s Palace and many other Vegas hotels. Larry was influenced by the showmanship of entertainers such as Louis Prima, Frank Sinatra and many others during this time in his life and he still carries out the same outgoing and fun sounds today.

Canadian vocalist Chris Williams has been performing professionally since he was fifteen years old. He engages audiences with passion, versatility, and musical maturity. Characterized by his signature warmth, humor, and sophisticated artistry, Williams’ performances are distinguished by their multi-general audiences, out of which has grown a fiercely loyal following. He has toured extensively in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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Bar & Lounge

The Bar & Lounge at Bayside is one of Newport Beach’s favorite gathering places for a variety of reasons.

Patio Dining

The Patio offers the best in harbor-side dining, with its built-in heaters and sun drapes.

Live Music

Each evening, the atmosphere at Bayside is infused with a variety of live entertainment.

Private Dining

Planning an event? Our experienced staff will guide you throughout the planning process.

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