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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of May 24th, 2015

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for 3 live performances the week of May 24th, 2015 with the Fabulous Cruisetones Duo, Wendy DeWitt & Kirk Harwood, and Daydream Nation Volume 38, all in the Market Plaza in downtown san jose.

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Thursday, May 28th @ 7:00pm: The Fabulous Cruisetones Duo:

utilizing the same “state-of-the-art” PA and a wonderful Boss drum machine for a great sound & dancing capability, this talented pair of ‘seasoned veterans’ deliver an amazing experience to shared by crowds of all ages.

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Friday, May 29th @ 7:00pm: Wendy DeWitt & Kirk Harwood:

Wendy DeWitt’s passion for the blues sprung up at the age of ten; she grew up over a store in the rural town of Glen Ellen, California listening to the music of Otis Spann, Memphis Slim, and Albert Ammons. She is an accomplished pianist and vocalist, who has performed with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters, Otis Rush, and Steve Freund and at festivals including St.Croix Blues and Heritage Fest, and Les Nuits de Boogie Woogie in Paris. Wendy also produces the annual Queens of Boogie Woogie and San Francisco International Boogie Woogie Festival.

Special for this evening, Wendy invites Kirk Harwood to join her on stage, a drummer and vocalist who has worked with Huey Lewis, Western Swing Hall of Famer Tommy Thomsen and Roy Rogers before joining up with Wendy. In 2012 and 2014 the duo represented The Golden Gate Blues Society in the International Blues Challenge, Memphis, Tennessee, and were finalists in the 2014 competition. They are now writing a third album together, to be released in August.

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Saturday, May 30th @ 7:00pm: Daydream Nation Volume 28: Mult-band show:

DAVE BROOKINGS (and The Average Lookings): San Jose rock rock rock |

JOEY PISACANE: San Jose solo rocker |

Live Music: Alfie & XS Saturday May 23rd @ 7:00pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with Alfie & XS on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza.

Alfie Dreifuss and XS are one of the premier big event Bands in Silicon Valley, featuring Bay area's top vocalist Margo LeDuc. Performing at many presitigious events, including recently for The Black and White Ball in San Francisco, Donald Trump and Tiger Golf Events at Harrahs, Tahoe; as well as headlining New years Eve for Fairmont Hotels and most of the well known Silicon Valley Tech Companies.
Great variety of Classic Rock and current favorite Hits.

Live Music: Orquesta Saboricua Fri May 22nd @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Orquesta Saboricua on Friday, May 22nd, 2015 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza.

Orquesta Saboricua is made up of some of the Bay Area’s best salsa players; together, they make magic. Founder Mike Ramos, keyboards, has been involved with salsa in the Bay Area for 10 years and has performed with such well-known groups as Orquesta Soroa, Cimarron and La Verdad. His musical influences include both Palmieri brothers, Papo Luca, Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans Y “El Maestro” Carlos Frederico. Tony Acevedo, vocals, sang in regional radio competitions in his native Puerto Rico and has a smooth sonero style reminiscent of Adalberto Santiago and Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez. Julio Colon, trombone, started playing at age 13 when he heard Willie Colon’s amazing sound.

Steve Marshall, saxophone and flute, began his studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music at the age of twelve and has performed with Charanga ’76, Orquesta Broadway and Potato. He brings his pacheco style flute and smooth sax playing to round out the Saboricua horn section. Jose Santiago, bongo, was selected for the Pan American Games Big Band. Santiago’s major musical influences include Chucho Valdez, Paquito D’Rivera and Cal Tjader. Ali Choco Luna, conga, has been performing since he was ten years old. He’s shared the stage with artists like Edwin Pabon, Chichito Cepeda and 2013 Summer Fest artist John Santos.

Live Music: Mary Ellen Duell Duo Thursday May 21st @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with the Mary Ellen Duell Duo on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 @ 7:00pm in the market plaza.

Mary Ellen Duell has been singing in "The Garage Band", in the recording studio and on stages across the country for over two decades.  Her unrivaled vocal talent along with her engaging stage presence truly makes Mary Ellen an entertainer guaranteed to exceed your expectations!  Mary Ellen has a variety of fabulous musicians that provide live music that~combined with high-end recorded tracks~allows them to provide a huge variety of music that is continually being updated.

Stanford Blood Drives this Summer @ the Market

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Join San Pedro Square Market and the Stanford Blood Center in Downtown San Jose this summer by giving back! We're hosting multiple blood drives on the corner of San Pedro Street and St John Street outside the market.

To schedule an appointment go to: and use zip code 95110 or call 650.723.7831

Each donor will receive a special gift from baskin robbins!

Join us on any of these dates between 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Friday, June 12th
  • Friday, July 10th
  • Friday, August 14th
  • Friday, September 11th

Live Music: Kaye Bohler Band Saturday May 16th @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with the Kaye Bohler Band on Saturday, May 16th, 2015 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza in downtown San Jose.

Celebrated singer/songwriter Kaye Bohler has captivated audiences from Japan to Alaska for over 25 years. Her current tour schedule finds her all over California with her popular Rhythm and Blues Band. With this ensemble, Bohler is frequently called "The White Tina Turner" for the power and authenticity this true entertainer puts out in a performance. This last summer, she stole the show in her 6th return to the Monterey Blues Festival and continues to tour the concert and festival circuit promoting her latest CD: "Like a Flower" - featuring Robben Ford.


She posses a formidable triple threat as a singer, songwriter and bandleader with four CD's now under her belt. Her latest CD: "Like A Flower" has garnered tremendous, stellar reviews even comparing her songwriting to Carole King. Every melody and lyric of this CD was crafted by Kaye. "Like a Flower" also features the most notable and seasoned veterans of the Bay Area Rhythm and Blues Sound, including: Tommy Castro, Danny Caron, Garth Webber, Sammy Varela, and Nancy Wright.


This Southern California native now calls the SF Bay area her home. Locally, Kaye can be seen spreading her vocal chops in the jazz and contemporary music genres but holds "Blues" to be the power and authenticity that drives all the material she covers. With a three octave plus vocal range, a curvaceous silhouette, and a disarming wit on stage, she engages and draws the listener in like few other performers.

Live Music: Pamela Rose & Wayne De La Cruz Fri May 15th @ 7p

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Pamela Rose & Wayne De La Cruz on Friday May 15th, 2015 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza in downtown san jose.

Pamela Rose is a Bay Area vocalist who has thrilled audiences nationally with her swinging, soulful style. Pairing up with Hammond B-3 organist Wayne De La Cruz for a recording last year brought forth Hammond Organ Party!  The project is an energetic celebration as they and their top shelf musicians play through beloved standards, blues hits, and classic R&B tunes. This combo is a familiar sound, having performed in 2014 at our Winter Fest, Monterey Jazz Festival, and Fillmore Jazz Festival. The evening will also feature local saxophonist Kristen Strom at San Pedro Square Market. Come and experience the electric atmosphere as Rose and De La Cruz present Hammond Organ Party!

Live Music: Jerry Sauceda Thursday May 14th @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with Jerry Sauceda on Thursday, May 14th, 2015 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza in downtown San Jose.

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.

2nd Annual Market Wine Pour | June 27th @ 12-6pm

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Please Join us for San Pedro Square Market's 2nd Annual Market Wine Pour on June 27th, 2015 featuring Summer Popups by SJMADE!

Sample different wines while strolling through booths filled with unique creations made by San Jose artists. We will be closing down St. John street in order to provide a large selection of unique wines and vendors. Event is free to all ages.

If you are interested in sampling our wines, tasting tickets are $40 pre-sale and include a souvenir glass, $10 gift card to be used at participating San Pedro Square Market restaurants, and 5 drink tickets for 3-oz pours of your favorite wines. Additional drink tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets will be $50 day of event if we don't sellout first, so get your tickets early!

Wine Tasting begins at 1pm, check-in starting at 12pm. Come early and stay late to enjoy the SJMADE Vendor Faire from 12pm-6pm.

We hope to see you there!



Confirmed Wines:

Jaume Serra Cristalino Brut

Condes de Albarei Albarino

Pata Negra Verdejo

Pata Negra Rioja

Conde de Valdemar Riojo

Belle Ambiance Chardonnay

Belle Ambiance Cabernet Sauvignon

Massimo Sauvignon Blanc

Irony Pinot Noir

Handcraft Petite Sirah

Buena Vista Chardonnay

Buena Vista Cabernet

Buena Vista Merlot

Buena Vista Zinfandel

Buena Vista Pinot Noir

Clos Lachance Chardonnay

Clos Lachance Sauvignon Blanc

Clos Lachance Cabernet

Clos Lachance Zinfandel

Clos Lachance Meritage


Special Event: Outdoor Cinema Movie Nights @ the Market this Summer!

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM this summer for 3 free movie nights! Bring the family and invite your friends to enjoy the summer weather, market eateries, and some of our favorite movies on the big screen under the SPSM Sign.

  • Hook: June 24th
  • Pitch Perfect: July 29th
  • The Avengers: August 26th

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, and we'll see you at dusk!

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