San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with The Big Dreamers on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Musical Group from San Francisco Bay Area. Featuring Original Music and familiar songs from many styles and artists. Big vocals, big sound, BIG FUN!
Gilbert Anthony - guitars, synths, vocals
Dwayne Rosemeyer - guitars, vocals
Joe Miceli - Bass Guitar, vocals
Billy Rivera - Drums
San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Twice As Good on Friday April 3rd, 2015 @ 7:00pm.
The Son & Father, Native American, Ultimate Blues Duo. Members of the Elem Indian Colony band of Pomo Indians, a reservation near Clearlake Oaks CA, father Rich taught Paul to play guitar when Paul was 14. Since then they have been spreading their award-winning brand of Blues and Soul music all over the world, releasing 7 albums, and constantly performing over 100 concert dates a year. They've received a West Coast Blues Hall of Fame Award, a Native American Music Award, an Indian Summer Festival Music Award, and been reviewed/written about in the San Francisco Chronicle, News From Native California Magazine, and Living Blues Magazine.
The name "Twice As Good" isn't a claim of status. To Paul & Rich it is a dedication to hard work and quality of craft. About believing in one's self, not being shy, and having the courage to try something as hard as becoming a successful professional musician. They were once told, "You can't make it in the music business, you got to be twice as good". So they replied, "Well all right then. We will be, Twice As Good".
*Winners of the Silicon Valley Blues Society Band Challenge, San Jose CA, November 2014.
*Nominated for the Native American Music Award, Blues Category, for CD "Back To Clearlake Oaks," USA, November 2014.
*Headlining Band at the Living Earth Festival presented by the National Museum of the American Indian, New York City and Washington DC, July 2014.
*Featured article in the Press Democrat, TimeOut section (Arts & Entertainment), Santa Rosa CA, March 7th, 2014.
*Winners of the 10th Annual Indian Summer Music Awards in the Blues Category for the song, "Good Evening, Good Night", Milwaukee WI, September 2013.
*Great CD Review in Living Blues Magazine for album "Back To Clearlake Oaks", USA, December 2012.
*Headlining Band at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival, Scottsdale-AZ, April 2012.
*Headlining Band at the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming American Indian Day Festival, Miami-FL, September 2011.
*Featured article in the San Francisco Chronicle Datebook (Arts & Entertainment), San Francisco-CA, January 9th, 2011.
*Winners of the "Best Blues Recording" Award, 2010, by the Native American Music Awards for the album If That's All Right With You, Niagara Falls-NY, November 2010.
*Winners of the Last Band Standing Competition at Pala Casino Resort, Oceanside-CA, October 2010.
*Awarded the "Best New Blues Band" Award by the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame, Oakland-CA, March 2010.
*Showcased band in the River Rock Casino T.V. commercial, Northern California, September 2009.
*Featured Showcase Entertainment for the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas-NV, November 2008.
*KBSC-TV Recorded Concert Broadcasts, live at Everett's Bar & Club, Crescent City-CA, June 2008.
*Nominated for an "Outstanding Musical Achievement" award by First Americans in the Arts, Beverly Hills-CA, March 2008.
*On the cover of "News From Native California" magazine, Fall 2007 issue, Berkeley-CA, October 2007.
*Winners of the "Battle of the Bands" at Coyote Valley Casino, Redwood Valley-CA, November 2004.
San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with the Fabulous CruiseTones on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 @ 7:00pm.
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 CruiseTones.
San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live peformance with Boca Mundial and Alexa Morales on Friday, March 27th, 2014 @ 7:00pm
Grammy-winning jazz/salsa singer-songwriter with Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Alexa Weber Morales is an Oakland native whose soulful, funny and poignant originals dance across languages and genres. She sings in Brazilian, French, English, easily embodies jazz, funk and Latin rhythms in her music, and has been compared to legends Basia, Ella Fitzgerald and La India. Her dynamic live show ranges from danceable cha-cha to bolero, from ballad to uptempo pop originals.
Her sizzling five-piece band Boca Mundial mixes classic songs plays from a diverse catologue–hear familiar tunes like El Cantante, At Last, Dindi and Bidi Bidi Bom Bom alongside award-winning originals including “I Wanna Work For You.”
San Pedro Square Market and the Breast Cancer Emergency Fund Present: Whiskies of the World
Thursday, March 26th from 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!
Whiskies of the World® Expo returns to San Pedro Square Market, downtown San Jose's most unique culinary and entertainment venue.
-Meet whisky distillers, gurus and brand ambassadors as you taste and experience the finest spirits from around the world
-Your two hour tasting starts at 6:00pm or 8:10pm
-Souvenir tasting glass designed for nosing and enjoying spirits
-Food paired with the whiskies
-Close to 200 whiskies to be tasted as you visit different tables and meet the people behind the whisky
-Two informative and entertaining whisky seminars (only availible for patrons that attend a main tasting session)
-For those who desire to experience the pleasures of whisky and cigars, there are cigar and whisky pairing sessions at 7:00 & 8:15pm
Times and Tickets:
Main Tasting Session 1 - 6pm-8pm ($75)
Main Tasting Session 2 - 8.10pm-10.10pm ($75)
Add-ons for patrons that have main tasting session tickets:
(select the following that do not conflict with the time of your main tasting session)
Whisky Seminar 1 (The Glenlivet) - 7pm ($10)
Whisky Seminar 2 (High West) 8.15pm ($10)
Whisky and Cigar Session 1 - 7.00pm ($20)
Whisky and Cigar Session 2 - 8.15pm ($20)
Session 1 & 2 include; Hundreds of whiskies from all over the world to taste, food for pairing, a whisky tasting glass.
Josh Gelfand (The Glenlivet): Wood Makes the Whisky
Josh Gelfand has 8 years of spirits and hospitality experience, ranging from bartending to being a brand ambassador for The Glenlivet, his most recent position. This class takes us from Aberlour to The Glenlivet, five miles away yet worlds apart. Join us as we dive into the complexities of wood management and how cask selection greatly infulences the flavor profile of each spirit.
David Perkins (High West): Whiskey: An Organoleptic Journey
Join David Perkins, Proprietor of High West Distillery, for an experiential seminar of multiple whiskey distillates to better understand government regulations around whiskey definitions, cut points, yeast, mistakes, important chemical copmpounds in whiskey, and one of our weaknesses: whiskey and chocolate.
Dress Code: This is a sophisticated spirits festival. Please dress accordingly. Dressy casual to business is recommended. Kilts and greatly welcome! No t-shirts, shorts or torn clothing allowed.
7:00 pm and 8:15 pm
Cigars and Whisky
Learn the artistry that goes into making cigars and smoking them. We will pair two cigars with two whiskies. The featured whiskies will be Kilchoman Machir Bay (presented by the distillery owner himself, Anthony Wills) and Russell's Reserve Single Barrel (presented by the national brand ambassador Robin Coupar). Featured cigars will be from Partagas.
San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with Shark Sandwich on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 @ 7:00pm.
The best and most popular San Jose musicians, from the famed Daddy'O Band will play those nostalgic hits from the 60's and 70's, and get you up and dancing. From Beatles to Motown and more.
San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Ron E. Beck on Friday, March 20th, 2015 @ 7:00pm.
Ron E. Beck has spent the last forty years playing in bands such as Tower of Power, as well as with other R&B, blues and jazz bands including: Bell and James, Bobby Womack, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., 5th Dimension, Danny Hull Quintet (Spang-a-Lang), Sista Monica, Chris Cain, Steve Cropper, Herbie Hancock, and Carlos Santana. He contributed as a drummer, vocalist, and producer on Tower of Power’s albums and toured with the band. Beck has also released his own albums including Soul Cry in 2005, and Love Comes and Goes in 1998. His newest CD Baby Boomer was recently released in 2012, and will be available at the performance. Beck is founder and an instructor at Ron E. Beck Drum Institute, where he educates up-and-coming drummers about the trade.
San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with Mary Ellen Duell on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 @ 7:00pm.
One of the best Vocalists in the Bay Area, Mary Ellen is well known and legendary in the South bay and with San Jose folks , as well as performing with The Garage Band. With her husband Thom they crank out the hits from Fleetwood Mac to you name it!
San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM on St Patty's Day, Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 @ 7:00pm for a live performance in celebration of thi festive holiday.
The celtic duo plays Irish flutes and Horns, and sings...along with a Keyboard player. Shelley (Pic) is well immersed in the Celtic and Irish world and is the Instructor and organizer of a few community Celtic groups in the area- as well as has a few CD's out.
We look forward to seeing everyone Tuesday night at the market! There will be multiple beer and spirirts specials at the market bars, so come one, come all!