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Fountain Blues Fest: California Honeydrops

The California Honeydrops headline this year’s Fountain Blues Festival in
Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose. Read More

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Thanks, Ticketmaster: Local LiveNation Concerts You Can See With Your Class Action Vouchers

NOW WHAT? So, you've got a bunch of free concert vouchers from Ticketmaster...

It’s Christmas morning. (I know its June, but work with me.) As you descend the stairs in your slipper-clad feet, you can hardly believe your eyes as you catch sight of the massive pile of presents spilling out from under the tree. Your elation grows as you come to realize that all of… » Read More

Antwon Drinks Tecate, Hangs with PRAYERS Frontman in new Video for ‘Dri-Fit’

FLOW & GLOW: Antwon spits rhymes and hangs with his chicano crew.

Antwon just released a music video featuring Rafael Reyes—frontman for the locally loved, San Diego-based “cholo goth” duo PRAYERS—via Pitchfork.The new clip for “Dri-Fit” finds the San Jose-born emcee kicking mad flows at a backyard party, while Reyes and other cowboy-hat-clad chicanos flash knives, swill Tecate and rock the dance floor. The… » Read More

Fountain Blues Fest: California Honeydrops

GOLDEN STATE PLAYERS: The California Honeydrops headline this year’s Fountain Blues Festival in Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose.

Of all the incredible blues performances Dan Ross has seen in his time, there is one he will never forget. “It was just fantastic when John Lee Hooker came out and basically rocked 3,000 people with his boot,” Ross says, recalling one of the two times the blues legend performed at the… » Read More

Metroactive: Jun 22-27 | Music in the Park, JMSN, Electric Six, ‘Motown the Musical’

SOUL: 'Motown The Musical' comes to San Jose for a limited run.

It’s a great time for enjoying music in the open air. Los Lobos kick off the 2016 Music in the Park series this Friday at Plaza de Cesar Chavez. Jazz on the Plazz will be helping locals unwind mid-week with their Wednesday series of free jazz concerts in Los Gatos Town Plaza.… » Read More

PHOTOS: ‘Pivot: The Art of Fashion’

'Pivot: The Art of Fashion.' Photos by Jessica Perez.

Hosted by Anne Sconberg and Mark Henderson—creators of Anne & Mark’s Art Party—“Pivot: The Art of Fashion” was a celebration of creativity in Silicon Valley. One part fashion show, one part pop-up art gallery, Saturday night’s event was a pre-party for Anne & Mark’s Art Party 2016, scheduled to be held Sep.… » Read More

Cirque du Soleil Returning to San Jose with ‘LUZIA’

'LUZIA' is a poetic and acrobatic ode to the rich, vibrant culture of Mexico.

Tickets are on sale today for the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil, who make their return to Silicon Valley in February 2017. Known for their high-flying, elaborate performances and decidedly modern aesthetic, the Canadian troupe of gymnasts, mimes and dancers are bringing their latest touring production, LUZIA, to San Jose. Featuring simulated rainstorms… » Read More

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Celebrate 50 Years at Mountain Winery

AN AMERICAN BAND: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are celebrating 50 years of playing folk, Americana, country and rock & roll.

Fifty years is a long time for any relationship. When a marriage hits the half-century mark, the celebration is called a “golden anniversary.” But when a band makes it through five decades—of living on the road, continuing to release relevant material, keeping up a unified public image and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships—it’s… » Read More