SAVE THE DATE(s) | Summer Movie Series @ the Market

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Join San Pedro Square Market this summer for free outdoor movies in partnership with the San Jose Downtown Association! Ghostbusters, Pretty In Pink, and Airplane! will be hosted at the Market.  Bring the whole family out for this great outdoor series!

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Live Music: Daydream Nation Vol. 26 | Saturday May 31st @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM this Saturday, May 31st, 2014 @ 7pm for a live concert series with DayDream Nation!

SaveAlternative.com | Content Magazine| Grand Fanali Presents the "Best Free Concert Series" as voted by Metro. "Daydream Nation" is a FREE local music showcase at San Pedro Square Market on the last Saturday of each month. Join us!

THE KILLER QUEENS
CRASHFASTER
MITCHELL LUJAN

All Ages. FREE to the public! 7pm start time!

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More about the bands:

The Killer Queens | all female Queen tribute group from San Jose: http://www.thekillerqueens.com/
crashfaster | industrial pop chip band from San Francisco: http://crashfaster.com/

Michell Lujan | San Jose solo artist https://www.facebook.com/Lujan.Mitchell

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Live Music: Acoustic Soul | Friday May 30th @ 7:00pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Acoustic Soul on Friday, May 30th, 2014 @ 7:00pm in the market plaza.

Acoustic Soul has assembled the best of the best; from the touring bassist for Santana to the best unsigned drummer from BAM Magazine readers’ poll, this group’s combined talent spans over 10 decades of music. Music stylings bridge the gap between jazz, R&B, and neo-soul, and they are thrilled to share their original takes on classic tunes.

Don Caruth, vocals and guitar
Robbie Benson, piano
Myron Dove, bass
Anthony King, drums

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Live Music: Bear Lincoln Band | Saturday May 24th @ 8pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with the Bear Lincon Band on Saturday, May 24th, 2014 @ 8pm in the Market Plaza.

"Blending an upbeat, dont-take-yourself-to-seriously vibe with clarinet- and bass- driven music that makes klezmer music seem tame, this group is a surefire party starter that is on its way to bigger things" - Santa Cruz Weekly Bear Lincoln is a quartet of dedicated musical disciples. Their influences range from James Brown to Talking Heads to Vicente Fernandez and back again. At a Bear Lincoln show, you will find quirky, danceable, upbeat originals and a top notch cover or two. These boys pride themselves on putting on a fun show. Based in Berkeley, California, Bear Lincoln performs all around the golden state and are planning to introduce themselves to the other 49 very soon. Stay tuned, because these fine gentlemen are in it to win it.


www.bearlincoln.com

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Live Music: Jessica Johnson | Friday May 23rd @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Jessica Johnson on Friday, May 23rd, 2014 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza.

Jessica Johnson began her musical journey with formal vocal training at the age of 5. She began competing Bay Area competitions at age 7, and by age 12 Johnson began singing the National Anthem for the San Jose Sharks, which eventually parlayed into singing the Anthem for every notable professional sports organization on the West Coast. This Bay Area vocalist was hooked to music staples Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, and Bing Crosby. She has performed as the opening act for Lani Misalucha and the Society of Seven at the Hollywood Palladium. Jessica has also performed at past San Jose Jazz Summer Fests, and a countless list of other venues across the West Coast. She recently released her debut album Till it Happens to You—a collection of jazz standards & contemporary songs—and is currently working on her second album.

jessicajohnsononline.com

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Business of Food & Beverage Event | Tues. June 3rd @ 5pm

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Join the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Sensiba San Filippo and the City of Gilroy on June 3rd for our Business of Food and Beverage networking event and panel discussion, located at the San Pedro Square Market in Downtown San Jose on Tuesday June 3rd, 2014 @ 5:00pm

There will be great food and wine courtesy of San Pedro Square Market, followed by a question and answer session with senior leadership of four food and beverage companies.

REGISTER NOW: Tickets are $45 | http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/event/108951

 

 

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MENU provided by Bray Butcher Shop, Vino Vino, Pizza Bocca Lupo, Chocatoo & The Market Beer Company 

  • BBQ Pulled Pork and BBQ Pulled Chicken Sliders
  • Carne Asada Tri Tip Skewers
  • Jamaizan Jerk Chicken Skewers
  • Seared Ahi Tuna Salad 
  • Strawberry Almond Chicken Salad 
  • Brie Fig Prosciutto Crostini 
  • Smoked Salmon Crostini
  • Diavola Pizza 
  • Pearzola Pizza 
  • Churros with Chocolate Sauce
  • Tiramisu
  • Chocolate Truffle Cake
  • Local Microbrew Selection
  • Local Wine Selection 

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SAVE THE DATE(S) | Stanford Summer Series Blood Drives @ the Market

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Join San Pedro Square Market and the Stanford Blood Center in giving back to those in need!  The Market will be hosting a series of blood drives this Summer where you can donate then enjoy all the market has to offer.

SAVE THE DATE(s): from 10am - 2pm on June 13th, July 11th, August 8th and September 12th, 2014.

All donors will receive a Baskin Robbins "Pint" voucher taboot!

See you this summer as the market community gives back to Silicon Valley!

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49ers Draft Bash 2014 | Thank You!

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San Pedro Square Market would like to thank all the fans who came out to support the 49ers Draft Bash 2014 presented by Bud Light at the Market in San Jose!  The event was a huge success, and a big thanks goes out to all the vendors, staff, and fans who made the day such a blast!  Here's to next year!  Check out some of the photo highlights below, care of Menne Photography!

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Live Music: The Kevan Smedt Quartet Saturday May 17th @ 8pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with the Kevan Smedt Quartet on Saturday May 17th, 2014 @ 8pm in the Market Plaza in downtown San Jose.

Kevan is a South Bay guitarist, who identifies with guitarists like Jim Hall, Wes Montgomery, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and other musicians like Brad Mehldau, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis. He plays in a wide variety of ensembles, but generally prefers trio settings with upright bass and drums or organ and drums.

   
https://soundcloud.com/kevansmedt

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Live Music: Ron E Beck Friday May 16th @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Ron E Beck on Friday, May 16th, 2014 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza.

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.

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Live Music: Shamina | Saturday May 10th @ 8pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for a live performance with singer / songwriter Shamina on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 @ 8pm

ARTIST BIO:

Just an Assyrian girl from the Bay Area with a long-standing relationship with music. Batman, sudoku, cake pops, and macaroni & cheese are a close second to music. These songs come from different places in my heart and my life. As you listen, I hope you can enjoy and discover something new in yours.

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Live Music: Clint Baker's New Orleans Swing Band | Friday May 9th @ 7pm

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music:  Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz for a live performance with Clint Baker's New Orleans Swing Band on Friday, May 9th, 2014 from 7-9pm

Encapsulating the swing revival of the 1990’s, Clint Baker’s New Orleans Swing Band mixes the music of New Orleans with jumping Kansas City swing (Bennie Moten, Count Basie). They combine a loose celebratory style with a tight musical riffs, and keep the music fresh and exciting.

Since the group’s inception, their roots grew from within the Bay Area with regular performances at the High Ball Lounge and Club Deluxe. They have caught the ears of the swing/lindy hop community, with various performances at dance venues like Wednesday Night Hop, Cat’s Corner and Bootleggers Ball. They were the house band for the long-running Epic Swing night.

clintbakerjazz.com

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49ers DRAFT BASH UPDATE: SOLD OUT | May 8th

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********EVENT UPDATE**************

The following is the schedule for street closures due to the 49ers Draft Bash:
Wednesday, May 7
  • 8:00am- Midnight | St John Street between Almaden Avenue and San Pedro Street 
  • 12:00pm- Midnight | N. San Pedro Street between St. John Street and St. James Street
Thursday, May 8
  • 12:00 am- Midnight | St John Street between Almaden Avenue and San Pedro Street
  • 12:00am- Midnight | San Pedro Street between St. John Street and St. James Street 
  • 8:00am- Midnight | San Pedro Street between Santa Clara Street and St. John Street 

San Pedro Square Market Hours of Operation:

  • Wednesday May 7th Normal Hours but there will be fencing and road closures going up.
  • Thursday May 8th The Market will be closed to the public until 4:00 PM. Only those with Valid tickets will be allowed in after 4:00pm
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SPSM Discounts During National Tourism Week May 3-11

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Check out the specials at Pizza Bocca Lupo, Robee's and Showroom San Jose during National Tourism Week from May 3rd - 11th, 2014.

Pizza Bocca Lupo (Located in San Pedro Square Market)
10% off total bill (not valid 5/8 as entire Market is closed for a private event). www.pizzaboccalupo.com

 

Robee’s Falafel (Located in San Pedro Square Market)
10% off total bill (not valid 5/8 as entire Market is closed for a private event). www.robeesfalafel.com

Showroom San Jose (Located in San Pedro Square Market)
15% off all regular priced items when you mention promo code SAN JOSE TOURISM WEEK to cashier (not valid 5/8 as entire Market is closed for a private event).  www.sanjosemade.com

 

For information on the other retailers offering deals in the San Jose area, check out this page:

http://www.sanjose.org/content/national-tourism-week

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