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Math Class Band

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hits through the decades, from AHA to B52's, to The Cure, Violent Femmes and Weezer. https://www.mathclassband.com/

MARK HUMMEL & THE BLUES SURVIVORS

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Grammy Nominee, Blues Award Winner, Author, Harp Man Mark Hummel has had a banner year in 2014! Grammy Nominated for his “Remembering Little Walter” CD he produced and performed on, Mark also won Best Blues CD AND Blues Traditional Blues CD at Blues Music Awards in Memphis. Mark’s, “The Hustle Is Really On” climbed to # 2 this year and stayed in the top five for four months in the Living Blues Radio Charts. Hummel’s book BIG ROAD BLUES:12 Bars on I-80, has been garnering rave reviews all around the U.S., and was nominated for best Independent Book release. Mark…

Shay Salhov Quartet at Art Boutiki

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Did you know that the Silicon Valley is a hotbed of talented Jazz musicians? I bet you didn't, good thing we are here to tel you. Make room in your schedule for a great night as Shay Salhov returns to Art Boutiki for a great night of music. Playing with him will be Dahveed Behroozi Tyler Harlow Jason Lewis Great music by top of the line musicians $15 in advance $20 at the door ALL AGES Cafe open with beer/wine available for 21+ DOORS OPEN AT 7:30 MUSIC STARTS at 8:00

Il Divo

December 14 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

First discovered and mentored by Simon Cowell 15 years ago, Il Divo has evolved into the preeminent tenor powerhouse vocal group with over 30 million albums sold, 160 gold and platinum albums in 33 countries to their credit. They were the first Classical Crossover artists to have an album debut at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart. To celebrate their 15th Anniversary, Il Divo (original members Spain’s Carlos Marin, Switzerland’s Urs Buhler, France’s Sebastien Izambard and America’s David Miller) are releasing their 7th album, Timeless — marking their first recording for Decca Gold, an imprint of Universal’s Verve Label Group. Graham Parker, President…

San Jose Jazz Collective

December 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

On the heels of their highly successful international tour the SJZ Collective invites you to celebrate the release of their first EP as a Collective. SJZ Collective Reimagines Monk debuted as a project at San Jose Jazz Winter Fest 2018 featuring Silicon Valley’s top tier jazz musicians, and dedicated to the centennial of Thelonious Monk. Featuring four of Monk’s most notable works, the Collective puts a unique spin on these well-known tunes. This ever-evolving group of master players is the brainchild of drummer Wally Schnalle. The ensemble allows each member to shine by bringing their own arrangements to the group. The…

Reggie Trio (members from Funtouchables)

December 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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From 50's rock n'roll to suft and 70's psychedelic to 80's mod rock

Domino and the Derelicts, Enemy Of My Enemy, False Freedom

December 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Domino and the Derelicts (San Jose, CA) - Female fronted Punk Rock 'n Roll inspired by the badass Bay Area bands that came before us, played very loud, fueled by burritos. https://www.facebook.com/DominoAndTheDerelicts False Freedom (Sonora, CA) https://www.falsefreedom.com/ And Enemy Of My Enemy(Santa Cruz, CA) https://enemyofmyenemy.bandcamp.com 21+ venue

Winterfest featuring The Internationals

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Internationals is a dance band with the ability to play virtually any style or genre of music. Naturally, they play all the European dance favorites -- polkas, waltzes, schottiches, etc. -- but also mix in traditional favorites from a variety of European countries. In addition, they play a smattering of American jazz, blues, country and even rock-n-roll classics. It's not uncommon to hear a polka followed by a country western classic!

MITCH WOODS & HIS ROCKET 88’S

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

VIEW A VIDEO VIEW WEBSITE Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88s have been the torchbearers of a great American blues musical heritage, not for three years but three decades. Taking their inspiration from the great jump n’ boogie outfits of the late 40s and early 50s, they breathe fresh life into the music that gave birth to rock n’roll. Woods styled his group after the jumpin’ n’ jivin’, shoutin’ n’ honkin’, pumpin’ n’ poundin’ bands of Louis Jordan, Wynonie Harris, Joe and Jimmy Liggins, Amos Milburn, and Roy Milton. Adding a healthy dose of New Orleans rhythm and blues, piledrivin’…

The Emo Night Tour Presents: EMO NIGHT – SAN JOSÉ

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Emo Night Tour Presents: EMO NIGHT – SAN JOSÉ SATURDAY DECEMBER 15, 2018 Doors: 8pm / 21+ / $10 Advance – $12 Day of Show GET TICKETS HERE Advance Ticket Sales End 30 Minutes Before Doors FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

Spiller, Peachí, Eve’s Peach at Art Boutiki

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Spiller returns to Art Boutiki for another run-through. Playing with them will be Eve's Peach Peachí $10 at the door. ALL AGES

San Holo

December 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

San Holo is a Dutch DJ, musician, record producer and composer from Zoetermeer. He gained international recognition for his remix of Dr. Dre’s “The Next Episode”, and he has released music on several record labels including Spinnin’ Records, OWSLA, Barong Family and Monstercat. In 2017, he was nominated at the Electronic Music Awards for New Artist of the Year. Also scheduled for tonight: Slow Magic, Chet Porter, Taska Black and Duskus. Note:  This event is for ages 18+, only.  A Valid ID is required for entry.

Levi J. acoustic rock trio

December 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

San Francisco Bay Area Singer-songwriter LEVI J blends powerful acoustic pop songs with catchy dance melodies to create his energetic music. Multi-award winner of the West Coast Songwriter Competition, LEVI J recently recorded his debut EP Heart & Soul at Suspect Studios in Downtown San Jose, CA. Releasing notable songs: Big Fish, Red, & Heart & Soul (Available on Spotify/Apple Music) along with captivating music videos, has quickly gained him a dedicated fan base & loyal social media following. LEVI J has a unique flow and refreshing authenticity that connects instantly with his audience. Memorable lyrics fill his songs reminding the listener of Ed Sheeran with the flow of Jack Johnson.

Scott Larson Sextet

December 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Scott Larson is a trombonist, arranger,composer and bandleader in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He has been performing in the Bay Area for over two decades now, performing a variety of genres of music, and has played with such Jazz legends as Ray Brown, Smith Dobson, Bill Berry, Maria Muldaur, Dizzy Gillespie & Marcus Shelby.  He currently leads the bands, Franco Nero, Lucky 7, and the Scott Larson Quintet and Trio.  Scott performs on a weekly basis, and you can find out more information about him at his website:tritone-productions.com

THE NIKKI HILL BAND @ THE STUDIO

December 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm

FOR TICKETS CLICK HERE VIEW A VIDEO VIEW WEBSITE “If Tina Turner and Little Richard had a daughter and raised her with the help of uncles James Brown and Chuck Berry, she’d be like Nikki Hill.” -Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Ghost Town Hangmen; The Infamous Swanks and Old Devil Moon

December 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Free/ 21+ ROCK show! Ghost Town Hangmen - Formed in the late fall of 2009, Ghost Town Hangmen is a punk fed rock trio from San Jose, California that has become a staple in the west coast music scene. Their sound is a tasteful blend of everything from jazz, rock, and country; to punk, blues, and alternative.www.ghosttownhangmen.com The Infamous Swanks - The Infamous Swanks are a Rockabilly Trio from San Jose focused on fun and love in music. From hard rocking, exciting originals that keep your toes tapping, to tasteful covers that everyone can enjoy. https://www.facebook.com/theinfamousswanks/ Old Devil Moon are a Bay Area Psychobilly…

SJPRFL Presents: SAN JOSE PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET: XMESS!

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SJPRFL Presents: SAN JOSE PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET: XMESS! ROADSIDE BOMBS KAMIKAZE THE BIFFS DJ TEST DJ BIT SUNDAY DECEMBER 16, 2018 Doors: 12pm-6pm / 21+ / $5 at the Door

P.S. Acoustic Duo

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

P.S. is the acoustic duo comprised of well-known local musicians Peter Filice (OTR Band) and Steve Siacotos (The Groove Kings, Nite Cry). Spanning a broad range of acoustic versions of classic rock, folk, and R&B music from the 60's to present day.  https://www.reverbnation.com/psacousticduo

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, A MUSICAL MINI-FEST FOR IAN LAMSON IN HIS FIGHT AGAINST CANCER @ THE STUDIO

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday, December 16, 2018 From 2 – 9 pm $25/ ADV $30 @ DOOR Join us for a talent-packed show in support of Ian Lamson and his fight against cancer. All of these bands/musicians, including Elvin Bishop, have a musical relationship with Ian Lamson, and we are hoping that the entire Bay Area blues family shows up and supports this event. 100% goes to Ian Lamson PERFORMERS: DAVID KRULL MOTORDUDE ZYDECO: Lloyd Meadows, Willy Jordan, Billy Wilson, Ian Lamson, Dennis Calloway THE LUCKY LOSERS: Cathy Lemons, Phil Berkowitz, Ian Lamson, Chris Burns, Kid Andersen, Mike Phillips, Robi Bean GREASELAND ALLSTARS:…

HOOTENANNY

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

VIEW WEBSITE 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. If you love music like we do, you’ll love Hootenanny!

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