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Sun May 12: 2-4 — Mitch Polzak’s Royal Deuces (Americana)

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun May 12: 2-4 -- Mitch Polzak's Royal Deuces (Americana)   Everything You Want and Nothing You Don't! Americana gone Rockabilly meets Truck Driving music. Mitch Polzak is a master entertainer and guitar picker in the style of Joe Maphis fingers on fire. Blazing instrumentals and world class showmanship, this is your band! Guest Mother's Day appearance of TBA female vocalist and Mitch's banjo!

Wed May 15: 6-8 — Stompy Jones (Swing/Blues)

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed May 15: 6-8 -- Stompy Jones (Swing/Blues) Little David Rose's thumpin' stand-up bass, the double-shuffle drumming of Lee Beary, and the bounce piano of Scott Lawrence provide the rhythmic foundation of the band's jump style. Riffing on top is the gutiar sound of Jackson Allen and Jeff "Erv" Ervin on the saxophone. These two fellas create the fireworks of vintage rhythm and blues. The charming Glen Walters & Anette Moreno on vocals and have become a trademark of Stompy…

Sun May 19: 2-4 — Matt Jaffe (Indie/Rock)

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun May 19: 2-4 -- Matt Jaffe (Indie/Rock)   Matt Jaffe is a singer/songwriter from San Francisco. Cutting his teeth on open mics around the Bay Area, Matt started taking music (a little bit) more seriously when Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads offered to produce his first record. Since then, Matt has churned out more songs than he can remember the words to, oversaturated the market with gigs (opening for the likes of Mavis Staples and Jackie Greene), and collaborated…

Sun May 26: 2-4 — The Nitecaps Blues Band (Blues/Rock)

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun May 26: 2-4 -- The Nitecaps Blues Band (Blues/Rock) The Nitecaps Blues Band was originally formed in 2001, guided by a passion for the masters of the old school blues era. We generally work as a five piece ensemble, 2 guitars, drums, bass and harmonica, all contributing to the vocals. The goal has always been to keep true, within reason and realty, to the sound and feel of artists such as Little Walter, Gatemouth Brown, the 3 Kings, Paul…

Wed May 29: 6-8 — Afro-Cuban Ensemble of SFSU (Latin/Jazz/Cuban)

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed May 29: 6-8 -- Afro-Cuban Ensemble of SFSU (Latin/Jazz/Cuban)   Founded in 1999, the ensemble's mission is to expose the larger listening audience to the richness of Cuban and other Latin American music styles that have so influenced American popular music styles. Over its 15 year history, the ensemble has performed at Carnaval San Francisco, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, live on KPFA Radio, and with such legendary performers as Orquesta Aragón, Israel Lopez Cachao, and Benny Velarde.…

Sun June 2: 2-4 — Tango in the Square: BAND TBA – Dj, Dance Lesson with Bay Area Argentine Tango Association

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun June 2: 2-4 -- Tango in the Square: BAND TBA - Dj, Dance Lesson with Bay Area Argentine Tango Association Teacher: DJ:

Wed June 5: Noon-1 — Nick Rossi Trio featuring Lori Carsillo (Jazz/Lounge)

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wed June 5: Noon-1 -- Nick Rossi Trio featuring Lori Carsillo (Jazz/Lounge) One of the San Francisco Bay Area's premier bandleaders, guitarist Rossi has gained notoriety over his 20+ year career for the exceptional level of musicianship of his performing groups coupled with a stylish presentation that clearly takes its cues from the classic jazz era. Carsillo, (an Italian name, pronounced: "car-SILL-oh") is a jazz vocalist who has become a noted presence on the Bay Area jazz scene. She has…

Wed June 5: 6-8 — Moonalice (American Roots/Folk)

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed June 5: 6-8 -- Moonalice (American Roots/Folk) Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Our songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration. We invented Twittercast concerts, which are free broadcasts to fans over social networks. Our single, "It's 4:20 Somewhere" has…

Sun June 16: 2-4 — Combo Tezeta (Cumbia)

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun June 16: 2-4 -- Combo Tezeta (Cumbia)   6 piece Instrumental Cumbia Band from The East Bay, playing Guitar Driven Cumbia Sounds!

Wed June 19: 6-8 — Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums featuring Miss Carmen Getit (Swing/Boogie)

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed June 19: 6-8 -- Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums featuring Miss Carmen Getit (Swing/Boogie) STEVE LUCKY & THE RHUMBA BUMS deliver '40s & '50s-style jumpin' R & B, blues, swing, vintage jazz and original tunes featuring Steve Lucky on piano & vocals, Miss Carmen Getit on guitar & vocals, 2 saxophones, upright bass and drums.

Sun June 23: 2-4 — The Nitecaps Blues Band (Blues/Rock)

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun June 23: 2-4 -- The Nitecaps Blues Band (Blues/Rock) The Nitecaps Blues Band was originally formed in 2001, guided by a passion for the masters of the old school blues era. We generally work as a five piece ensemble, 2 guitars, drums, bass and harmonica, all contributing to the vocals. The goal has always been to keep true, within reason and realty, to the sound and feel of artists such as Little Walter, Gatemouth Brown, the 3 Kings, Paul…

Wed June 26: 6-8 — Aki Kumar Blues Band (Bollywood Blues)

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed June 26: 6-8 -- Aki Kumar Blues Band (Bollywood Blues) Vintage Bollywood meets Windy City Blues and Soul in a powerful ever-evolving musical vindaloo created out of the heart and soul of this acclaimed singer/harpist. Indian-born, San Jose-based Aki Kumar, aka "The Only Bombay Blues Man," left his home in Mumbai with the intention of working as a software engineer in Silicon Valley. Then he discovered the blues, and his life dramatically changed. With his Little Village Foundation debut,…

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