San Pedro Square Market Live Music Week of Sept 26th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of September 26th, 2016 featuring: The Jerry Sauceda Trio, Spill-the-wine, The Fabulous Cruisetones, & Mitchell Lujan.

Jerry Sauceda Trio:Thursday, September 29th @ 7pm

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Jerry Sauceda and his trio are primarily a cover band utilizing Jerry's very own uniquely designed sequenced backing tracks. Mr. Sauceda and his trio perform everything from Rock, Dance R&B, Hip Hop, Motown, Jazz Standards, Latin and Country. He plays as a live guitarist, vocalist with an accompanying live sax player and keyboardist.

Spill-The-Wine: Friday, September 30th @ 7pm

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Party, Dance, Soul, Rock, Funk, R&B; The San Francisco Bay Area's favorite party band!

The Fabulous Cruisetones: Saturday, October 1st @ 7pm

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The CruiseTones are a versatile, talented group of performers that can lay back & groove things early, then kick it up when it’s time to get the party rolling. Made up of some the Bay Area’s best musicians this group is comfortable playing many musical styles and are indeed, the Fabulous CruiseTones. Check them out!

Mitchell Lujan: Sunday, October 2nd @ 1pm

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Soul singer and lifetime creative, Mitchell Lujan is a Bay Area native songwriter and producer with a definitive yet intimate presence. Mitch connects with people and their greater surroundings on a mental, emotional and physical level (dancing, of course). Mitchell draws influence from his Neo-Soul youth and the Alternative Rock he was drawn to once discovering guitar as a teen. His sound is most often compared to smooth vocalists John Legend and Allen Stone while his band’s experimental instrumentation is reminiscent of Incubus. His past performances include venues from Slim’s of San Francisco to Rockwood Music Hall of New York City. With over 10,000 views on “Blankets,” the single has sparked West Coast attention and inspired his continuing evolution as an artist. Mitchell’s “Subject to Change” EP is available now for download and streaming on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and more.

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of Sept 19th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of September 19th, 2016 featuring: Mary Ellen Duell, Andre Thierry, The Burroughs Brothers Band, 5'Oclock Shadow, and the Cruisetones Duo.

Mary Ellen Duell Trio: Thursday, September 22nd @ 7:00pm

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“Divas of the Decades” is a show paying tribute to the female pop and rock vocalists that re-shaped music and touched all of our lives. Powered by our two “Divas” ~ Mary Ellen Duell and Amanda Dieck, you are guaranteed to be amazed when you see and hear them transform into : Madonna, Linda Ronstadt, Blondie, Pat Benatar, Gwen Stefani and Heart! The "Divas" back up band is "The Garage Band" which consists of some of the Bay Area's finest musicians, and has been pleasing audiences for over 2 decades.  Whether the Divas are doing their costumed tributes or they join the band to play some of your favorite dance songs, they are able to capture the essence of all the different musical styles and combine it with their own driving sound that will keep you entertained and on your feet!

Andre Thierry (Grammy Nominated): Friday, September 23rd @ 7:00pm @ the Market Plaza Stage

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GRAMMY Nominated, Andre Thierry is a phenomenal talent who has been capturing the attention of other musicians and music lovers since he was a toddler. Andre’s French Creole heritage is deeply rooted in Louisiana although he was born and reared in northern California. Michael Tisserand, author of The Kingdom of Zydeco, considered the definitive book on the history of Zydeco music, wrote, “In America, great migrations produce great music. Just as Delta musicians took Highway 61 to Chicago and electrified their blues, so did the Creoles and Cajuns migrate to California and establish vital dance communities. Now the California scenes rival anything back home in Louisiana, and that’s due to players like Andre Thierry, a standard bearer for the new generation. Thierry is among the best of both the West Coast and the Gulf Coast, and he combines youthful vigor with a mature appreciation for his inherited tradition.”

The Burroughs Brothers Band: Friday, September 23rd @ 6:30pm @ the Garage Patio Stage

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Classic Rock & Alternative Rock Cover Band playing everything from the Rolling Stones to Dave Matthews and more!

5 O'Clock Shadow: Saturday, September 24th @ 7:00pm

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90s to Current Hits: from Blink 182 to Maroon 5

The Cruisetones Duo: Sunday, September 25th @ 1:00pm

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The CruiseTones are a versatile, talented group of performers that can lay back & groove things early, then kick it up when it’s time to get the party rolling. Made up of some the Bay Area’s best musicians this group is comfortable playing many musical styles and are indeed, the Fabulous CruiseTones

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of Sept 12th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of September 12th, 2016 featuring: Vinyl Replay, GG Amos Blues, and the Johnny Neri Duo.

Vinyl Replay: Friday, September 15th @ 7:00pm

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Vinyl Replay is a tribute your favorite 80's rock hits!

GG Amos Blues Band: Saturday, September 16th @ 7:00pm

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GG Amos has entertained audiences her whole life.. but she's made blues and the blues guitar her specialty for the last 30 years. 

Concert halls, nightclubs, roadhouses, restaurants, festivals, parties, wineries, weddings and wakes.. she's played them all. 

She's known as a riveting performer and unique songwriter, focusing on the west coast blues style— a blend of blues, jazz, funk & latin elements. Her guitar playing and voice are both fluid and lyrical. Soul jazz has increasingly become a bigger part of her repertoire.

Johnny Neri Duo: Sunday, September 17th @ 1:00pm

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The Johnny Neri Band is a four piece high energy Classic Rock and Rock’n Soul Dance Band. These four musicians have over 100 years of music experience between them and it shows in every  performance. Take one part experience, two parts of versatility and a heaping spoonful of energy, stir well and you have the Johnny Neri Band. They pride themselves on the fact that they use no special effects, no gimmicks, no pre- recorded music, just raw talent that comes from years of experience and excellent four part harmony. Playing songs from over seven decades of music this band can please all audiences with hundreds of songs in their repertoire from many different genres of music.

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of Sept 5th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of September 5th, 2016 featuring: Urban Outlaws, OTR, Johnny Neri Band, the Big Dreamers, and RB2.

Urban Outlaws: Thursday, September 8th @ 6:30pm @ Garage Patio Stage

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The Very Best Country Music: Our goal is to learn every country song ever written, old and new except for ( Shania Twain ). We'll bring a Boot Scootin Boogie good time to every live show.

OTR (Off The Record) Band: Thursday, September 8th @ 8:00pm @ Market Plaza Stage

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The Johnny Neri Band: Friday, September 9th @ 7:00pm

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The Johnny Neri Band is a four piece high energy Classic Rock and Rock’n Soul Dance Band. These four musicians have over 100 years of music experience between them and it shows in every  performance. Take one part experience, two parts of versatility and a heaping spoonful of energy, stir well and you have the Johnny Neri Band. They pride themselves on the fact that they use no special effects, no gimmicks, no pre- recorded music, just raw talent that comes from years of experience and excellent four part harmony. Playing songs from over seven decades of music this band can please all audiences with hundreds of songs in their repertoire from many different genres of music. They perform at clubs, private parties and festivals all over the Bay Area.

The Big Dreamers: Saturday, September 10th @ 7:00pm

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Back together after many years, this Bay Area Based powerhouse is taking California by storm. If you were gettin' on the Club Foot in the 1970's, you might remember that great San Francisco Funk n' Soul extravaganza FAT CITY. Always known as "The funkiest sounds around", FAT CITY delighted music lovers and dancers at clubs and parties across the Bay Area. Fast forward to today and find the boys from the Bay with a new name and a world of experience at their fingertips. The Big Dreamers, with a sound that's bigger and better than ever are carrying on their tradition of great live music.

RB2: Sunday, September 11th @ 1:00pm

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The RB2 show combines excellent musicality and wacky humor, and the band loves to interact with its audience. RB2 is comfortable allowing audience members come up and sing along, and can accompany a skilled (or not so skilled) audience member sing a song of his or her choosing

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of Aug 29th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of August 29th, 2016 featuring: Alex Ivy, Jessica Johnson, Sonic Addiction, and Michael James System.

Alex Ivy (on West Coast Tour): Thursday, September 1st @ 7pm

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"Most of these songs come from personal experiences and many were written in very dark times. My goal in writing music is to bring forth emotion and maybe even some healing. Sometimes we just need someone to identify with and that understands our situation. When you can't find a way to put the situation into words, maybe one of my songs can. As a cross-over artist my music commonly has a faith based message behind it but it can be interpreted many different ways. This first album is a collection of my own work covering a variety of subject matter. I hope it speaks to you."

Jessica Johnson Band: Friday, September 2nd @ 7pm

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The Bay Area vocalist and songwriter has her audience held in the palm of her hand from the moment she walks on stage. With her rich sultry voice she melts your heart, leaving you yearning for more. 

Jessica's 2014 IndieGoGo campaign was a great success thanks to the generous support of family, friends, and fans like you. With funds raised from the IdieGoGo campaign Jessica was able to realize her dream of recording original songs with a Producer in L.A., including "Love is Real". In 2015 Jessica traveled to Hawaii to shoot the video to "Love is Real", a perfect back drop for this island and reggae influenced single. Both the song and video are available for purchase on iTunes and you can check out the "Love is Real" video on VEVO and YouTube. Jessica's vision is to spread the message of love, peace, and joy through her music.

Sonic Addiction: Saturday, September 3rd @ 7pm

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SONIC ADDICTION was formed in the Spring of 2009 with the goal of playing good music and having fun. The band performs a variety of fun rock and dance tunes at numerous events including: bars, festivals, private parties, wineries, and fund raisers. Fan quotes of "You play the music you forgot you loved!”, “I love your music!” and “We travel all the way from Brentwood just to hear you play,” motivate them to continue delivering a guaranteed fun time by letting people dance and enjoy great music.

Michael James System: Sunday, September 4th @ 1pm

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I have enjoyed most genres of music since I was a kid.  I bought my first guitar at 10 years-old, and was introduced to all kinds of music including folk, blues, jazz, and classical.  However, my love of music has been seated in what I call “easy listening Rock and Roll".

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Oktober Beer & Music Festival

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Oktober Beer & Music Festival at San Pedro Square Market

Sunday October 9th, 2016 from 2-8pm

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

This year we are taking our 4th annual Oktober Beer Fest to a new level.  For our longest running event this year we are focusing on:


More beer!  More fun! Less
 fluff!


What does this mean for you?  It means that we will be featuring 3 bands this year and activating the entire Market instead of only the Sidewalk Cafe.  We will have games in different areas throughout the Market.  The event will be moving to Sunday (who doesnt love Sunday Funday!).  It gets even better!  Instead of two beers for your $30 (for advance purchase) everyone will receive three beers this year at the same price.  


So what does it all mean?  It means you get more bands, more beer, more space, less wait times (for food, beer, and restrooms) and more fun all for the same advanced purchase price as last year.


Tickets are limited so reserve your spot in advance.

$30 dollars in advance.  $50 dollars at the door (if there are any left). Don't miss out! Get your tickets now!   

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San Pedro Square Market 5-Year Anniversary Celebration!

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The San Pedro Square Market is turning 5...and everyone is invited to the party!

Can you believe it has been 5yrs since we turned on the neon sign at the San Pedro Square Market? We hope everyone has enjoyed this time as much as we have and welcome the entire city to come celebrate with us on Thursday September 8th at The Market. Games and fun will start at 5pm with music running 7-11pm on our two outdoor stages. This event is free and open to all ages.

Schedule


5pm - The Barracuda mascot (Frenzy) opens our night with the inflatable puck challenge as well as the SJ Sharks and Barracuda Street Teams. Additional games include: a giant two person high striker game, two regulation corn hole sets, giant open air Photo booth, and a XXL corn hole set available for everyones enjoyment. Most tenants will be offering items for $5 or less and to commemorate our largest and longest running event at the Market, the bars will feature an Oktoberfest beer for only $5 while supplies last.

6pm - Mayor Liccardo's opening speech will be on the Sidewalk Cafe commemorating 5yrs at the Market

6:30pm - The Urban Outlaws Band will start the opening music performance on the Sidewalk Cafe and will perform until 9:30pm

7:30pm - Treatbot kicks off their Karaoke Night in the Market Hall building of SPSM

8pm - Our headlining music performance OTR Band (winner of The KFOX Last Band Standing competition) opens on the main stage in the plaza and will play until 11pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of August 22

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of August 22nd, 2016 featuring: All Shades & Hues Blues Band, Blind Pilots, Otilia Donaire & the Back Alley Boys, and Mitchell Lujan.

All Shades & Hues Blues Band: Thursday, August 25th @ 7pm

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The band will be bluesin', jazzin', honky tonkin' & funkin' on original tunes and classics.

Blind Pilots: Friday, August 26th @ 7pm

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The Blind Pilots blend a mix of the 60's, 70's and 80's for your dancing pleasure.

Otilia Donaire & the Back Alley Boys: Saturday, August 27th @ 6pm

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Otilia’s current project – “Otilia Donaire and The Back Alley Boys” – has her combining her singing talents with some of the Bay Area’s finest rock and blues musicians that consistently deliver a fun and interactive show filled with a huge repertoire of upbeat/danceable classic rock, blues, R&B and soul tunes that'll keep you on the dance floor.

Mitchell Lujan: Sunday, August 28th @ 1pm

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Soul singer and lifetime creative, Mitchell Lujan is a Bay Area native songwriter and producer with a definitive yet intimate presence. Mitch connects with people and their greater surroundings on a mental, emotional and physical level (dancing, of course). Mitchell draws influence from his Neo-Soul youth and the Alternative Rock he was drawn to once discovering guitar as a teen. His sound is most often compared to smooth vocalists John Legend and Allen Stone while his band’s experimental instrumentation is reminiscent of Incubus. His past performances include venues from Slim’s of San Francisco to Rockwood Music Hall of New York City. With over 10,000 views on “Blankets,” the single has sparked West Coast attention and inspired his continuing evolution as an artist. Mitchell’s “Subject to Change” EP is available now for download and streaming on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and more.

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of August 15th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of August 15th, 2016 featuring: The Jerry Sauceda Trio, RPM Band, LYIN I's, and SAGE.

The Jerry Sauceda Trio: Thursday August 18th @ 7pm

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Jerry Sauceda and his trio are primarily a cover band utilizing Jerry's very own uniquely designed sequenced backing tracks. Mr. Sauceda and his trio perform everything from Rock, Dance R&B, Hip Hop, Motown, Jazz Standards, Latin and Country. He plays as a live guitarist, vocalist with an accompanying live sax player and keyboardist.

RPM Band: Friday August 19th @ 7pm

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The band has been together 35 years and is still going strong! RPM doesn't just play music, RPM is High  Energy  Entertainment! 

LYIN I's (Eagles Tribute Band) Saturday August 20th @ 8pm @ MARKET PLAZA STAGE

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Lyin' I's is an Eagles Tribute band based in San Jose CA. The members have been playing Eagles music since the Eagles were new. 

SAGE (Legendary San Jose Band) Saturday August 20th @ 7pm @ GARAGE PATIO STAGE

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SAGE performs selections from the current Top 40 charts reflecting such artists as Chicago, Huey Lewis, Kenny Loggins, Steve Windwood, Steely Dan, Tower of Power, Paul Simon and Phil Collins. Many popular hits of the past are also included during the performance. Standard 'Big Band' style arrangements to the favorite 'Motown' rhythm & blues flavored songs add to the diversity of musical selections to please any audience. 

Jerry Sauceda Duo: Sunday, August 21st @ 1pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of August 8th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Dowtown San Jose the week of August 8th, 2016 featuring: Wil Roberts Trio, Hootenanny!, Touch N Go Band, and the Greg Lamboy Duo.

Wil Roberts Trio: Thursday August 11th @ 7pm

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Wil creates an atmosphere of musical excellence where ever he performs his mix of R&B, coffee house, and adult contemporary pop.  His beautiful voice and relaxed style on guitar or keyboard set him apart from other entertainers and make him a favorite at intimate events.

Hootenanny! Friday August 12th @ 7pm

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Armed with only acoustic instruments, Hootenanny! sings and strums your favorite Rock/Pop gems and other musical curiosities.

Touch N Go Band: Saturday August 13th @ 7pm

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TOUCH N GO IS A HARD HITTING R&B / FUNK DANCE BAND. TNG AS OUR FRIENDS CALL US, HAS TRAVELED EXTENSIVLEY THROUGHT OUR 30 YEAR PLUS CARREER. PLAYING FESTIVALS, FAIRS, CONCERTS, AND CLUBS, IN HAWAII, CANADA, AND THE U.S. AND STILL GOING STRONG.

Greg Lamboy Duo: Sunday August 14th @ 1pm

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Now performing regularly with a new band and gaining new fans and professional accolades, Greg Lamboy is a musical artist with a strong voice, powerful guitar, and a heart connected to the community. Greg’s music is currently being heard on radio stations near and far, including KFOG's Acoustic Sunrise, Costa Rica and the UK. Weaving unforgettable melodies with raw emotion, he creates accessible music that wins the hearts, minds, and ears of all who listen.

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