San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of February 27th, 2017 featuring: Sonic Blue, Tsunami, and Hootenanny!
Sonic Blue with Joy Bonner: Thursday, March 2nd @ 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.
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.
Tsunami: Friday, March 3rd @ 7:00pm
Tsunami is an “out-the-gate, on-your-feet”, rock-n-roll dance band! Comprised of 5 eclectic veteran musicians, they play high energy music with roots in 60’s, 70’s and 80's rock, R&B and classic rock. With some surprises!
Tsunami cuts a new edge performing the great songs everyone remembers but few dare to cover. The vocal mix features three dynamic lead singers. Each has made their mark on the local music scene with such bands as The White Album Ensemble, Aja Vu, 7th Wave, The Garage Band, and Cappuccino, to name a few.
Tsunami is renowned for its driving guitars, strong vocals, and cool harmonies---The Eagles meets Clapton while rockin’ with The Stones!
Stephen Krilanovich, renowned guitar player and one of Tsunami's three lead singers is also a teacher of music. In addition he is lead guitar player of Santa Cruz's famed White Album Ensemble and acoustic trio, 7th Wave. His previous musical endeavors include Chain of Fools and Room with a View.
Cynthia Larson, lead singer, guitar player and percussionist also plays with Stephen Krilanovich in acoustic folk rock band, 7th Wave. She is remembered in Santa Cruz's first local funk band; Forty Fingers as well as Cappuccino, Mongoose, The Shuffle Kings, and Transaction (World class corporate band).
Sid Thompson, drummer extraordinaire, is also the assistant manager at "Guitar Center" in San Jose. He has performed with bay area bands such as Aja Vu, Divas of the Decades, and The Garage Band. In addition Sid has played with musical legends Tony Bennet, guitarist Robben Ford and recorded and played with Jack Cassidy of Jefferson Starship to name a few.
Peter Van Dyke guitar player; has performed with a variety of bands including Jeff Blackburn (formerly of the Ducks and Neil Young).
Tony Yates, veteran bass player and lead singer is Tsunami bands newest band member. His musical history includes lead singing and bass playing for The Garage Band as well as many Bay Area favorite bands.
Tsunami is a fun, interactive band that is sure to get folks up on the dance floor. Whether at a festival, club, or private show, it is always a great night of high energy dancing and music!
Hootenanny!: Saturday, March 4th @ 7:00pm
Armed with only acoustic instruments, Hootenanny! sings and strums your favorite Rock/Pop gems and other musical curiosities.