San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of October 12th, 2015 featuring Lara Price & Friends, the Mary Ellen Duell Trio, The Megatones, and the Jerry Sauceda Band.
Lara Price & Friends: Thursday, October 15th @ 7pm
Lara and her band have shared the bill with R&B legends, Etta James, James Brown, Buddy Guy, Leon Russell and many more. Like many full time musicians, Lara fronts and leads several musical projects: Lara Unplugged, an acoustic duo; Velvet Plum, a popular top 40’s party band, Militia of Love, a Cali-Reggae band; The Lara Price Band, a rootsy rockin’ blues band and the Lara Price Blues Revue a fantastic 10 piece R&B show band. As of late, Lara has been promoting her newest project, Girls Got the Blues. This is an all-star cast of female talent that have come together to make musical magic! She’s an All American singer with a sultry stage presence and a voice that demands your attention- smoky, lonely, sexy, and powerful. It’s no wonder her music transcends the blues and crosses a line into music that is unequivocally superb.
The Mary Ellen Duell Trio: Friday, October 16th @ 7pm
“Divas of the Decades” is a show paying tribute to the female pop and rock vocalists that re-shaped music and touched all of our lives. Powered by our two “Divas” ~ Mary Ellen Duell and Amanda Dieck, you are guaranteed to be amazed when you see and hear them transform into : Madonna, Linda Ronstadt, Blondie, Pat Benatar, Gwen Stefani and Heart! The "Divas" back up band is "The Garage Band" which consists of some of the Bay Area's finest musicians, and has been pleasing audiences for over 2 decades.
The Megatones: Saturday, October 17th @ 7pm
After a few initial shows with the group the Extremes, Harry and friends Dick Sillman and Joe Bac formed the earliest incarnation of the Megatones, with drummer Pat Greene and bassist Dave Buchanan. Ken Stollman soon replaced Dave on bass, with Mike Wills joining on drums, and the band quickly established itself as one of the premier cover bands in the bay area, headlining big parties at the Hearst Castle and the Mark Hopkins Hotel SF, and playing innumerable shows at local clubs. Guitarist Mike Sult joined in 2004, creating the band's current lineup.
The Jerry Saudeca Band: Sunday October 18th @ 1pm
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.