San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of January 29th, 2018 featuring: Jerry Sauceda, Funtouchables, Joyce McCulloch, Bob Gonzales, Marry Ellen, and Spill The Wine.
Jerry Sauceda: Monday, January 29th @ 6:00pm
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.
Funtouchables: Tuesday, January 30th @ 6:00pm
Variety • Wide-Appeal • Surf & Fun • 50's Sock Hop
Psychadelic 70's • Modern Rock • 80's • Gatsby
Acoustic Ukelele Walk-Around • and more!
Joyce McCulloch: Wednesday, January 31st @ 6:00pm
Joyce McCulloch’s first singing engagement was on KNTV’s Record Hop when she was only 11 yrs old. Since then she has continued to reinvent herself to now become the singer she has always wanted to be, one with amazing tone, warmth and the love of jazz. On the road she has learned to sing everything from Rock to Country to R&B to Jazz and became a respected singer/songwriter for an original band that lead her to win a songwriting contest.
Throughout her career she has always had a love of jazz which ultimately brought her to be the “girlsinger” of two well know big bands The Swing Solution and Millennium Sounds and the leader and singer of her own jazz quartet that perform regularly in the area. In addition she has performed at the San Jose Jazz Festival several times and has been featured with some outstanding jazz groups at venues such at Little Lou’s, Angelica’s. The Hedley Club and Cafe Pink House.
Bob Gonzalez Blues / Rock Jam: Thursday, February 1st @ 6:00pm
"Rock, roll, rhythm, and blues is what we started with in the early 60’s......we listened to and played it all. Music was not so focused as it is today. People danced and enjoyed it; musicians experimented. Call it what you like, it’s me and my friends doing what we do......”
Do you like the Blues? Do you like old school R&B? Do you like real Rock? You will love the Bob Gonzalez Band!
Marry Ellen: Friday, February 2nd @ 7:00pm
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.
Spill The Wine: Saturday, February 3rd @ 7:00pm
Kelly McIntyre (Vocalist) originally came from Minneapolis, MN where she sang for numerous bands (Blues, R&B and Indie). She moved to the Bay Area in 2006 and promptly started to front a band called Kelly’s Kitchen (Funk/Latin) and played with the original/cover band for over five years. In 2011 Kelly joined Spill The Wine band (STW) in 2011 and has been enjoying fronting the band ever since.
Daren McGavren (Guitar, Vocals) studied music in college and graduated from Hollywood’s prestigious Guitar Institute of Technology. He has performed at festivals, casinos, and night clubs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno and numerous other California cities. He has shared stages with Journey, Robben Ford, Randy Meisner of the Eagles. He was “Keith” in the Unauthorized Rolling Stones, a popular bay area tribute band.
Steve Middleton (drums) hails from Connecticut, where he started playing drums in high school. He has performed in a range of bands through college to today, preferring funk, pop, rock and tunes that get people up and moving. Often mistaken for Nicolas Cage, his favorite movie is Raising Arizona. Steve also serves as sales manager for the band.
David Sayen, (Bass, Vocals) is the tallest bass player in town. He comes from Philadelphia and has a broad musical background in jazz, theatre, worship and dance bands. He loves to play funky Philly style music the best, like the Isley Brothers and there Roots.
Eric Dannewitz (Saxophones, Flute) is a busy freelance musician and teacher who has played music in every genre imaginable. Hundreds of theater shows, award winning jazz ensembles (Mike Vax Big Band), and numbers other ensembles. Eric is a technical wizard and manages the sound and technology for the band.
Tony Contreras (Percussion, Vocals) was born and raised in El Salvador, Central America, and came to the US as a young teenager to the San Francisco Bay Area attended Mission High School in the late 70’s where he developed a passion for dancing and music. Among others, Tony has performed with Grupo Conciencia and the San Francisco Gold Band as well as STW.
Paul Young (keyboards, guitar, vocals) A native of Chicago, Paul began his music career playing funk and dance music in upstate New York. He is a founding member of the Blue Swamis, one of the best Bay Area bands and still performs with them in the area. Paul has shared the stage with Eric Lindell, Papa Mali, members of the Dead Kennedys and a long list of others. Paul also performs with Heroes’ Voices. Heroes’ Voices is a non-profit that provides music and poetry therapy to troubled US veterans of foreign wars.
Jerry Sauceda: Sunday, February 4th @ 2:00pm