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SPSM 4th Anniversary Party - Thurs. Sept 10th @ 6pm

San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM for its 4th Anniversary Party in Downtown San Jose on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 @ 6pm.  Market vendors will have delectable offerings for $4.  Free admission and all are welcome!  There will be two bands playing as well: Mary Ellen Duell and Otilia Donaire & the Back Alley Boys!

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History SJ will be opening up the Peralta Adobe that evening as well so all of the guests that are curious about the house can get a little taste of the history of The Market!

Here are the vendors participating in this event:

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of September 7th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in downtown san jose the week of September 7th, 2015 featuring: Mary Ellen Duell, Otilia Donaire & the Back Alley Boys, Shark Sandwich, Given to Fly, and Jerry Sauceda.

Mary Ellen Duell: Thursday, September 10th @ 7pm in the Market Garage (**SPSM 4th Anniversary Party)

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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... !

Otilia Donaire & the Back Alley Boys: Thursday, September 10th @ 7pm in the Market Plaza (**SPSM 4th Anniversary Party)

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Singer, Otilia Donaire burst onto the California music scene in 2009, and has been tantalizing Bay Area audiences ever since. Otilia's powerful and gritty vocal style (reminiscent of rock and blues icons Janis Joplin and Koko Taylor) sings with raw depth and emotion, and has the adaptability to equally transition from a power driven rock song to a sultry, blues ballad in making her a crowd favorite. She is an exceptionally dynamic and versatile performer, who is as comfortable belting out hard core, down home blues standards as she is taking on vintage rock and soul classics.

Shark Sandwich: Friday, September 11th @ 7pm

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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.

Given To Fly: Saturday, September 12th @ 7pm

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GIVEN TO FLY-is a native San Jose band that delves into the history of Rock n roll, Soul, and R n' B. Performing a wide variety of classic tunes from the late 60’s up to the current hits of today. Harmonies backed by two guitars, bass, and Drums set the groove as the group takes you on a journey with songs from the likes of The Doobie Brothers and Michael Jackson to The Black Keyes and beyond. The setlist is comprised of unmistakably iconic tunes, unstoppable medleys, and is executed with amazing musicianship.

Jerry Sauceda: Sunday, September 13th @ 1pm

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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.

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of August 31st

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose featuring Jerry Sauceda, Lara Price & Velvet Plum, Fog City Swampers and Mikey Day the week of August 31st, 2015.

Jerry Sauceda: Thursday, September 3rd @ 7:00pm

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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.

Lara Price & Velvet Plum: Friday, September 4th @ 7:00pm

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Velvet Plum prides itself in it's versatility. 
We cover the best from the 60's, 70's, 80's up to what's happening right now. Our set lists are prepared with familiar tunes from Marvin Gay, Patti LaBelle, No Doubt, Aretha Franklin, Ohio Players, Blondie, Nelly Furtato, Matchbox 20, Katy Perry, Santana and many more.

Fog City: Saturday, September 5th @ 7:00pm

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The Fog City Swampers have been Rocking Northern California and beyond since 2003. The band puts on a high energy show that's sure to get people moving on the dance floor. Along with classics by artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd, CCR, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, and Johnny Cash, audiences can also expect to hear more contemporary songs by such bands as The Civil Wars, Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Black Keys, and many more. If you like live music, come on down and be a part of the Swamp Show!

Rave Reviews!
"I am one of a group of Virginians who host an annual bbq/bourbon/band fest. This year we chose the Fog City Swampers for our 10th annual party. They delivered exactly what we wanted - good time, foot-stompin rock with southern and blues themes. A good time was had by all!" -- Marshall

Whether you're a Mississippi Queen or a Simple Man, the Fog City Swampers are sure to serve up a generous helping of rock and roll goodness.

Mikey Day Duo: Sunday, September 6th @ 1:00pm

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He is a prolific Entertainer performing in all the popular big Irish and other Bars in Bay Area as a Solo act. Local San Jose guy, highly respected among musicians. 

 

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

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances the week of August 24th, 2015 in Downtown San Jose featuring: Hootenanny!, the Kaye Bohler Band, Funkranomicon, and Diminished Blue.

Hootenanny! Thursday, August 27th @ 7:00pm

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Hootenanny! is an eclectic Acoustic Rock/Pop cover band from the San Jose Bay Area. We play the absolute greatest songs from the 60s, 70′s, 80s, and more.

Hootenanny! is not your average Acoustic Rock/Pop cover band.  Hootenanny! is the songs you love, the songs you grew up with, the songs you want to sing along to, and the songs you forgot about that you can’t believe we’re playing. We play an incredibly wide variety of classic rock and pop tunes, with a little country thrown in for flavor.

The Kayle Bohler Band: Friday, August 28th @ 7:00pm

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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.

Funkranomicon: Saturday, August 29th @ 7:00pm

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From the Santa Cruz Mountains comes the modern Funk and Soul powerhouse known as Funkranomicon. Funkranomicon writes dynamic, high energy, hip, contemporary, Funk and Soul music. They are quickly becoming a Bay Area favorite. The band has played numerous festivals including the main stage of the San Jose Jazz Festival where they opened for The Ohio Players.

Diminished Blues Duo: Sunday, August 30th @ 1:00pm

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A little bit of the blues thing ... a little bit of the jazz thing ... and some of the rock 'n' roll thing too

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SPSM 4TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY - Thurs. Sept 10th @ 6pm FREE ADMISSION

San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM for its 4th Anniversary Party in Downtown San Jose on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 @ 6pm.  All market vendors will have delectable offerings for $4.  Free admission and all are welcome!

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History SJ will be opening up the Peralta Adobe that evening as well so all of the guests that are curious about the house can get a little taste of the history of The Market!

Here are the vendors participating in this event:

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

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in downtown san jose the week of August 10th, 2015 featuring the Local Traffic Band, The Jump Kings and Otilia Donaire.

Local Traffic Band: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 @ 7:00pm

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Formed in the Summer of 2002, local traffic combines the songs you love – and will love – while giving them a unique sound and spin. Originally a 4-piece rock band, local traffic played every venue in the area – from the Gilroy Garlic Festival, and the Catalyst in Santa Cruz, to the San Jose Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 Marathon – until the two founders decided to focus on their two favorite instruments…the ukulele and double bass. As a duo, local traffic has performed at many private events, corporate events, and weddings.

The Jump Kings: Friday, August 14th, 2015 @ 7:00pm

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the best in west coast jump/chicago blues!!

Otilia Donaire & the Black Alley Boys: Saturday, August 15th @ 7:00pm

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Singer, Otilia Donaire burst onto the California music scene in 2009, and has been tantalizing Bay Area audiences ever since. Otilia's powerful and gritty vocal style (reminiscent of rock and blues icons Janis Joplin and Koko Taylor) sings with raw depth and emotion, and has the adaptability to equally transition from a power driven rock song to a sultry, blues ballad in making her a crowd favorite. She is an exceptionally dynamic and versatile performer, who is as comfortable belting out hard core, down home blues standards as she is taking on vintage rock and soul classics.

Given To Fly: Sunday, August 16th @ 1:00pm

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GIVEN TO FLY-is a native San Jose band that delves into the history of Rock n roll, Soul, and R n' B. Performing a wide variety of classic tunes from the late 60’s up to the current hits of today. Harmonies backed by two guitars, bass, and Drums set the groove as the group takes you on a journey with songs from the likes of The Doobie Brothers and Michael Jackson to The Black Keyes and beyond. The setlist is comprised of unmistakably iconic tunes, unstoppable medleys, and is executed with amazing musicianship.

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

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose with Jerry Sauceda, Katie Thiroux Quartet, Kid Dynamite and the Wil Roberts Duo, the week of August 3rd, 2015.

Jerry Sauceda: Thursday August 6th, 2015 @ 7:00pm

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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.

Katie Thiroux Quartet: Friday August 7th, 2015 @ 7:00pm

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A triple threat talent, Katie Thiroux has garnered considerable attention for her bravura bass playing, assured singing and compelling compositions. Lending contemporary flair to mainstream stylings, Thiroux carries on the hard swinging tradition of bass masters Ray Brown and John Clayton, while channeling the buoyant vocal finesse of iconic singers including Anita O’Day, Chet Baker and Ella Fitzgerald. Joined by her band mates, guitarist Graham Dechter, saxophonist Roger Neumann, and drummer Matt Witek, Thiroux offers in-the-moment jazz that draws upon the rich history of the music, from swing to bebop and beyond. After being awarded the Phil Ramone Presidential Scholarship, Thiroux attended the Berklee College of Music and earned her Master’s degree in Jazz Studies from CSU Long Beach in 2013. She has worked with, among many, Branford Marsalis, Greg Osby, Dr. Billy Taylor, Terri Lyne Carrington, and has performed at jazz festivals in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Finland, Serbia, and Singapore.

Kid Dynamite: Saturday August 8th, 2015 @ 7:00pm

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Kid Dynamite plays a variety of danceable radio friendly rock from 80’s, 90’s & 2000’s.  Kid Dynamite performs throughout the San Francisco Bay area at: Boswell's Campbell, Dan's Walnut Creek, Grant & Green SF, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company Half Moon Bay, Maggie Mcgarrys SF, McGovern’s San Mateo, Meenar Danville, Mojo Lounge Fremont, O’Neill’s San Mateo, & others.

Wil Roberts Duo: Sunday, August 9th @ 1:00pm

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Wil has toured across the U.S. and now lives in the San Francisco bay area. He has performed at world class resorts in the Caribbean, Ireland, Alaska, Hawaii, Colorado, and California. He has been a featured solo artist on the maiden voyage of a luxury cruise ship and has performed his solo for President Ford and his guest’s in Vail. Wil creates an atmosphere of musical excellence where ever he performs his mix of R&B, coffee house, and adult contemporary pop. 

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of July 27th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in downtown san jose the week of July 27th, 2015 with the Mary Ellen Duo, Jeffrey Halford & the Healers, Shark Sandwich and the Mikey May Duo.

Mary Ellen Duell Duo: Thursday July 30th @ 7:00pm

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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... !

Jeffrey Halford & The Healers: Friday July 31st @ 7:00pm

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California native Jeffrey Halford pins an original blend of roots and  rock ‘n’ roll. His songs sketch a unique American landscape… Over the last 25 years, Halford and his band, the Healers, have been touring the country, where Halford has played shows with acclaimed artists, songwriters, and influences like Taj Mahal, Los Lobos, George Thorogood, Etta James, and John Hammond.

Shark Sandwich: Saturday August 1st @ 7:00pm

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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.

Mikey May Duo: Sunday August 2nd @ 1:00pm

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Week of July 26th

San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join us at SPSM the week of July 26th, 2015 in downtown San Jose for Silicon Valley Beer Week and many other fun events!

Firestone Walker Brewing Tap Takeover: Sunday July 26th @ 1-4pm

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Join us for a Market-Wide take over with Firestone Walker Brewing Co.! We’ll be hosting quite the spectacular lineup of beers, including two pairs of (yet to be named) 2014/2015 side by side comparisons. Some of these you can’t get ever again, so be sure not to miss out! Here's a sample of what we'll be pouring! DBA (Double Barrel Ale) Pale 31 Union Jack Pivo Easy Jack Opal Double Jack Wookey Jack 805 Not only will this Beer Bash have awesome brews we're also bringing back some of your favorite childhood games SUPERSIZED! Pours and music start at 1:00pm, see you then!

San Jose Bike Clinic Skill Share Workshop: Sunday July 26th @ 2pm

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San Jose Bike Clinic holds its Skill Share Workshops on the Last Sunday of every month at 2:00pm at the Market! Need help with your flat tire? Chain needs some grease? Something more specific? We will have tools, bike stands, and bike mechanics ready to help you get your bike in riding condition. This event is free and open to the public.

Golden State Brewing Tap Takeover @ Market Beer Co - Monday July 27th @ 5pm

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Golden State Brewery is making their way to Market Beer Company to release the newest addition to their line up, Poppy Pale Ale for Silicon Valley Beer Week!

Karl Strauss Brewing Tap Takeover @ Market Beer Co. - Tuesday July 28th @ 5pm

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Our friends from Karl Strauss Brewing Company are making their way up to Market Beer Company to help us celebrate Silicon Valley Beer Week! They're taking over our taps with their awesome brews.

Anderson Valley Brewing Tap Takeover @ Market Beer Co - Wednesday July 29th @ 5pm

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Anderson Valley Brewing Company is taking over our taps for Silicon Valley Beer Week!

Free Outdoor Movie Night featuring "Pitch Perfect": Wednesday July 29th @ dusk

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

California Craft Beer Throw Down @ the Garage Bar: Thursday July 30th @ 6pm

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Round 4 of the California Craft Throwdown! We’ve got one heck of a line up of breweries, (12 in total!) all featuring their year-round Double IPA in a BLIND taste test! Come pick your favorite, and crown the new California King DIPA! Who can defeat the reigning champ, Saint Archer Double IPA? Come cast your ballot and find out!
Each participating brewery will ALSO be featuring two other beers of delicious-ness, all available during (and maybe even after) the event!
Admission is FREE!
Participation in the blind taste test (12 2oz DIPA samples): $12.
Drink tickets (for use at beer tents only): $6.

The 2015 California Craft Throw Down Lineup is:

Knee Deep Brewing Company
Lagunitas Brewing Co
Napa Smith Brewery
Heretic Brewing Company
Drake's Brewing
Santa Clara Valley Brewing
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Green Flash Brewing Co.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Saint Archer Brewing Company

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of July 20th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM the week of July 20th, 2015 for live performances in Downtown San Jose at the Market Plaza including: The Fabulous Cruisetones, Maxx Cabello Jr., and Daydream Nation's multi-band show!

The Fabulous Cruisetones - Thursday, July 23rd @ 7:00pm

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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. Check them out!

Maxx Cabello Jr. - Friday July 24th @ 7:00pm

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Bay Area blues star Maxx Cabello Jr returns to San Jose to premiere his newest record Love & War. Since 2009, Maxx Cabello Jr. has grown from a local favorite to a nationally recognized artist travelling and sharing the same stages with many world‐renowned musicians. He recently opened for the late BB King at the Wells Fargo Center in Santa Rosa, CA, and flew to the British Virgin Islands, joining legend Bunny Wailer. His latest compilation is a testament to the years of performing, transformation, and creativity that has boosted his career over these six short years. Welcome home Maxx; this concert is not to miss.

Daydream Nation Vol 40 multi-band show - Saturday July 25th @ 7:00pm

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SaveAlternative.coml | Content Magazine | Grand Fanali Presents the "Best Free Concert Series" in San Jose 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!  More about the bands:
TRAILS AND WAYS: dynamic indie rock from Oakland | http://hiketrailsandways.tumblr.com/

 

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