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 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
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
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.