Award winning R&B and soul vocalist Tracy Cruz uses her music to connect communities. She embraces her indigenous Filipino roots with her engaging and impressive vocal range, filling clubs all over San Jose and across the country.
Sweet HayaH is a high-energy band with global recognition. Led by Nehal Abuelata — a multi-lingual multi-instrumentalist and singer from Egypt — Sweet HayaH brings a blend of rock, soul and funk to San Jose while also topping the charts in Egypt.
San Jose’s Super Soul Bros. combine soul, jazz, funk, R&B, hip-hop and blues with iconic video game tunes. The soulful gamers cite prestigious influences such as Herbie Hancock, Yellowjackets and Koji Kondo.
Former Texan Steely Nash brings her self-proclaimed “Southern Fried Future Soul” to San Jose with a soul, electro and hip-pop blend. Her backup singers The Cuts channel soul girl groups from the ’60s and ’70s for a unique and refreshing twist on modern pop.
Socorra is a blues-driven indie folk pop guitar player and singer songwriter who draws influence from Led Zeppelin and Alabama Shakes. Socorra plays a key part in the San Jose music scene with her own music and by actively supporting other established and up-and-coming artists.