San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of April 24th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of April 24th, 2017 featuring: Ric & Dana, and the Funtouchables.

Ric & Dana Duo: Thursday, April 27th @ 6:00pm

R-D-3.6.png

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 be shared by crowds of all ages.

The Funtouchables: Friday, April 28th @ 7:00pm

GownHappy.jpeg

The Funtouchables are the ultimate band for any party and have been a hit in the clubs around S.F and the Bay Area for many years. Their extensive song list includes surf classics including the Beach Boys and Jimmy Buffet, hits from the Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Stevie Wonder to name a few. If variety is what you looking for, The Funtouchables are the group for you! Comprised of some of the best musicians in the Bay Area, the Funtouchables blend three different “specialty bands” into one, covering songs from over seven decades!

Together for over 15 years, the band plays songs from the ’30’s to today’s contemporary hits. They not only sound convincingly like the originals, but also are great to watch as they combine dancing, comedy, exceptional musical ability and audience participation to make a fun and entertaining concert and dance. In 1993, the band (who also go by the name Shark Sandwich) won the top award for “the Best Unsigned Band in San Francisco” by Live 105 FM radio station.

Whether you want jazz standards, 50s, 60s, 70s disco, 80s, 90s or rock and roll, The Funtouchables will customize their play list and band size to your occasion. It’s no wonder that they are chosen for events time and time again. Members of the band have backed up or played in concert with: Chris Issak, Warren Zevon, Marshal Crenshaw, Chuck Berry, Frankie Avalon, Mary Wells, The Drifters, Jerry Lee Lewis, Suzanne Sommers, Ronnie Milsap, Ronnie Montrose, Ray Charles, The Marvelettes, The Harry James Orchestra, Wolfman Jack, The Platters, Maria Muldaur and Micky Hart to name a few.

With audience participation and veteran musicians at the helm and a huge song list spanning decades, your guests can be assured of a successful event. All of the members sing and put on an energetic and fun show, packing the dance floor with every performance.

Tags: Live Music 2017

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of April 17th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of April 17th, 2017, featuring: Sonic Blue Trio, The Fabulous Cruisetones, and One Country.

Sonic Blue Trio: Thursday, April 20th @ 6:00pm

Sonic_Blue2.jpg

Sonic Blue is a dynamic duo consisting of Joy Bonner, vocals, and Peter Cor, keyboards and programming.

Originally from Los Angeles by way of Santa Cruz, Joy has had a successful career singing in many professional bands throughout her career. She is currently completing the recording of an original Jazz CD. Joy has opened for the Doobie Brothers, Tom Jones, Chris Isaak and Dionne Warwick. She also performed on the Wayne Brady Show. The ultimate professional, she has even performed the national anthem at an Angels' game.

Grammy nominated multiplatinum composer Peter Cor brings to his music a multifaceted range of styles, which he has honed over the years through his musical and traveling experiences. Born in Manhattan, a melting pot of cultures which has always been a great influence, living many years in Europe, and traveling to Central America and the Caribbean, gives him a worldly vision that can be heard in whatever musical genre he undertakes.

Cor's credits including composing for Earth Wind & Fire's multi-platinum song "Getaway", as well as for other artists such as guitar great Lee Ritenour, Tuck & Patti, and many others. Movie credits include Muppets from Space and The Sixth Man, and TV credits include The Bernie Mac Show, Quantum Leap and Pimp My Ride. His musical diversity has also come into play in working with many different artists such as Rufus Thomas, Ronnie Laws and more.

Sonic Blue's repertoire covers a wide variety of musical styles, ensuring there's a little something for everyone. In addition to paying tribute to many of the classic R & B and Jazz vocalist greats (such as Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn, and Stevie Wonder), they also cover a wide variety of classic rock and 70s artists. These two experienced performers bring their talents to private and corporate functions, weddings, clubs, and concerts. Their high-energy show is perfect for events of all sizes, whether you want to just listen or get up and dance.

The Fabulous Cruisetones: Friday, April 21st @ 7:00pm

FCT-4pc-5.6.1.jpg

The Fabulous CruiseTones have long been known for being one of the best ’50s & ’60s bands in the Bay Area, if not all of California!  The ‘Tones’ excel at playin’ the Oldies from when Rock ‘n Roll began with Billy Haley & Elvis right through to Doo Wop, the ‘girl groups’, the Beatles, the Beach Boys, MoTown, other great R’nB and any thing else you can imagine in that great era of music.  Whether you want to hop, bop, twist, psychedelicize or dance until you drop, the cats can ‘get ‘er done’!

One Country: Saturday, April 22nd @ 7:00pm

dsc01470.jpg

One Country is a Country Western and Americana Band comprised of skilled professional Bay Area musicians. One Country creatively covers the music of iconic performers such as: Vince Gill, Marshall Tucker, Buddy Miller, Joe Ely, George Straight, Sam Bush, Glen Campbell, Chris Stapleton, Johnny Cash and many others. We put our own stamp on the music we perform, while paying tribute to the original artists and the things which make this music so great.

Tags: Live Music 2017

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of April 10th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live music in Downtown San Jose the week of April 10th, 2017 featuring: PS3, Hootenanny!, Bodacious, and Otilia Donaire.

PS3: Thursday, April 13th @ 6:00pm

1415550537_P.S._1.jpg

P.S. is the acoustic duo comprised of well-known local musicians Peter Filice (OTR Band) and Steve Siacotos (The Groove Kings, Nite Cry). Spanning a broad range of acoustic versions of classic rock, folk, and R&B music from the 60's to present day and featuring excellent vocal harmonies and guitar skills, P.S. is the perfect choice for an acoustic or low-volume amplified setting. We specialize in taking audience requests! We also feature a 3-piece version called PS3 Trio which adds the amazing vocal and bass guitar talents of Chris Beveridge.

Hootenanny! Friday, April 14th @ 7:00pm

2014-Cooper-Garrod-1.jpg

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

Bodacious: Saturday, April 15th @ 7:00pm

IMG_0706.jpg

Bodacious is:

Lee Shupp – lead vocals, guitars
Bill Coates – guitars, vocals
VK Jones – keys, vocals
Marty Cohen – bass, vocals
David Eisenberg – drums, vocals

We are experienced pros that have been in about a million bands.

Otilia Donaire: Sunday, April 16th @ 12:00pm

btp6482-1.jpg

“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.

Tags: Live Music 2017

Easter Extravaganza! April 16th

SPSM Easter.jpg

San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM for a fun filled day on April 16th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm with the Easter Bunny!  A event day for the whole family!

Tags: Special Events 2017

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of April 3rd

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of April 3rd, 2017 featuring: The Woogiemen Duo, Private Label, and the Fast Lane (now) Band.

The Woogiemen: Thursday, April 6th @ 6:00pm

image002.jpg

If you catch Regi in a rare solo performance and you’re likely to hear his early influences like Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, or Little Richard, the Beatles, Leon Russell or you might hear the blues of Willie Dixon or Muddy Waters, the boogie woogie of Pete Johnson and Meade Lux Lewis, maybe the ragtime and swing of Fats Waller and Benny Goodman  or the jump of Louis Jordan, sometimes even Willie Nelson or Hank Williams, how about a Nat King Cole ballad, definitely some New Orleans and lots more.

Private Label: Friday, April 7th @ 7:00pm

gallery-2.png

We are seasoned musicians who came together around a common goal of electrifying crowds with the highest quality, note for note remastering of timeless iconic rock and dance hits. Our group takes on the most challenging material which features our respective musical talents, and the result is an energetic stage performance and sound that leads you on a journey through a musical renaissance!

Fast Lane (now) Band: Saturday, April 8th @ 7:00pm

i286823014283497950._szw480h1280_-2.jpg

Pat Curtis on Guitar and Vocals | Patty Curtis on Vocals.  “Fast Lane Now" Is a four-piece band, from Morgan Hill, performing original and cover material with influences that include: rock, funk, blues, pop, jazz and a little country. The band is moving into the New Year with high energy and creativity and is pleased to have the newest members along for the experience.  Frank Sellick on Drums | Art Camarillo on Bass

Tags: Live Music 2017