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Union Square, San Francisco

333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
415.477.2610 http://unionsquarelive.org

July 2019

Sun July 21: 2-4 — HowellDevine (Vintage Blues)

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun July 21: 2-4 -- HowellDevine (Vintage Blues)   "HowellDevine plays the music with the original feel, intent and spirit, and you can tell they love the music while delivering some real blues in there own way.....it knocks me out to hear a group playing such quality blues today." ~ CHARLIE MUSSLEWHITE   "What a pleasure to find a young band that really gets the blues....deep and true to the roots. Really digging this record and so glad that they're…

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Wed July 24: 6-8 — The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet (Latin/Cuban)

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed July 24: 6-8 -- The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet (Latin/Cuban)   A SF Bay Area favorite, Fito Reinoso is the only Cuban born sonero in the area performing a variety of styles, from son to timba to rumba and cha-cha-cha.   For over 30 years, Fito Reinoso has made the Bay Area his home and is the only Cuban born based sonero in the area performing a variety of styles, from the most recent urban Havana grooves to“timba” to…

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Wed July 31: 6-8 — Fil Lorenz Little Big Band (Swing/Big Band)

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed July 31: 6-8 -- Fil Lorenz Little Big Band (Swing/Big Band) Come dance to the swingin’ music of the Fil Lorenz Orchestra, a star-studded “little BIG band” that bridges the gap between the classic big bands of the 1930’s and the smaller, lighter groovin’ bands of the 1950’s. Band leader & saxophonist Fil Lorenz leads a tight ensemble that packs a bold punch with a brassy sound. Backed by a driving rhythm section, the band plays classic renditions of…

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August 2019

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

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Aug 4: 2-4 -- Tango in the Square: Quinta Tango - Dj, Dance Lesson with Bay Area Argentine Tango Association   Traditionally mostly men played tango music but since we live in San Francisco, we do it the unconventional way, women only!   Quinta tango orchestra was born out of our love for tango music and dancing. We play the "Golden Age" tangos, milongas and valses from the 1930-s through 1950s, as well as "tango nuevo" pieces especially arranged…

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Wed Aug 7: Noon-1 — Ukulenny (Uke/Hawaiian)

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Aug 7: Noon-1 -- Ukulenny (Uke/Hawaiian)   Lendl San Jose is an avid performer and educator. In addition to his own guitar/ukulele and singing career, he has also performed in pit bands for musicals, choirs, rondallas (Philippine traditional string band), marching band, wind ensembles, and orchestras. Currently he is a member of the vocal faculty at Oakland School for the Arts, and also teaches group ukulele lessons during summertime.

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Wed Aug 7: 6-8 — Moonalice (American Roots/Folk)

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Aug 7: 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…

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Sun Aug 11: 2-4 — Dusty Green Bones Band (Newgrass)

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Aug 11: 2-4 -- Dusty Green Bones Band (Newgrass)   This band of misfits from San Francisco embody a playful approach to music which is all about having fun. They light up the dance floor with an electrifying blend of psychedelic jam-grass, bouncy Americana and uplifting rock.   Formed in January 2014, Dusty Green Bones Band is a five piece electric newgrass group based out of California's Bay Area. Looking to form a "jamgrass" style band, this rowdy bunch…

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Wed Aug 14: 6-8 — Whateverglades (Americana/Country)

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Aug 14: 6-8 -- Whateverglades (Americana/Country)   Swampy Rock N Roll from Whateverglades, CA. Jonathan "Swamp Donkey" Davis Tina "Butter Cutter" Busler George "Mr. S. Popular" Rosenthal David "Alan" Kurtz Tony Bald "Eagle" "Lou" Lou Rosenthal

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Sun Aug 18: 2-4 — Manring, Kassin, Burr (Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music)

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Aug 18: 2-4 -- Manring, Kassin, Burr (Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music) With amazing chops, quiet soul, diverse compositions, and a somewhat twisted sense of humor, this trio, hailed as “the world's most sophisticated jam-band,” features three top virtuosos on their respective instruments. As individual players, Michael Manring, Larry Kassin, and John R. Burr have all carved out extensive, multi-faceted careers exploring a vast array of musical styles. Together this triumvirate creates intriguingly uncategorizable music that blithely ignores stylistic divisions hemming in…

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Wed Aug 21: 6-8 — Par Avion (Eclectic Surf/Rock)

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Aug 21: 6-8 -- Par Avion (Eclectic Surf/Rock)   This is Eclectic Surf Music with a great twists integrating everything from bone-crunching surf rock to tropical lounge touches polished off with Latin vibes and even dance grooves. Guitarist Bernard Yin hails from a long history of bands including most recently: Fur Dixon’s WTFUKUSHMA, The BellRays and The Fuzztones. Drummer Derek O’Brien recorded and toured as the original drummer for Social Distortion. He is also a top producer and, well,…

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Sun Aug 25: 2-4 — The Nitecaps Blues Band (Blues/Rock)

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Aug 25: 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…

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Wed Aug 28: 6-8 — Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel (Latin/Jazz/Salsa)

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Aug 28: 6-8 -- Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel (Latin/Jazz/Salsa)   The Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel has performed at numerous festivals including the Redwood City Salsa Festival, the Sonoma Jazz and Wine Festival, the San Jose Jazz Festival and The Salsa on the Square Music Series in Cincinnati, Ohio. They have performed at Jazz at Pearls, Doc's Lab, La Pena Cultural Club, Coda and numerous other clubs in the SF Bay Area and beyond  

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September 2019

Sun Sept 1: 2-4 — Tango in the Square: Tangonero – Dj, Dance Lesson with Bay Area Argentine Tango Association

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Sept 1: 2-4 -- Tango in the Square: Tangonero - Dj, Dance Lesson with Bay Area Argentine Tango Association   With members from Russia, Malaysia, South Korea, and the US, Tangonero is a San Francisco ensemble dedicated to preserving the tradition of Argentine Tango.   From the folk styling of Roberto Grela to the jazz infused grandeur of Astor Piazzolla, their arrangements cover the broad scope of tango history. Overflowing with intense passion, lust and sorrow, their performance captures…

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Wed Sept 4: Noon-1 — Eric Long (Country Blues/Roots Americana)

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Sept 4: Noon-1 -- Eric Long (Country Blues/Roots Americana)   With influences ranging from Mississippi John Hurt and Taj Mahal to progressive musicians like Charlie Parr and Jack White, Eric’s music is fundamentally folk music and timelessly steeped in some of America’s earliest musical roots. His songs carry a remarkable knack for simplicity and his voice is one you don’t forget.

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Wed Sept 4: 6-8 — Mangobus (Funk/Jazz)

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Sept 4: 6-8 -- Mangobus (Funk/Jazz)   Blends of various funk flavors, with sprinklings of soul and rock and other unmentionables.   Drums - Tom Stewart Bass - Jen Rund Keys / Guitar - Andrew Vickers Sax / Keys / Guitar - Dan Dectis

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Sun Sept 8: 2-4 — Moonalice (American Roots/Folk)

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Sept 8: 2-4 -- 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…

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Wed Sept 11: 6-8 — The Sonando Project (Cuban/Brazilian/Salsa)

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Sept 11: 6-8 -- The Sonando Project (Cuban/Brazilian/Salsa)   The Sonando Project offers a unique and fiery blend of modern jazz and Afro-Caribbean traditions. Their musical landscape incorporates Afro-Cuban folklore and Brazilian Jazz flavors along with rumba and timba-esque dance grooves into a modern improvisational context.   They have also been performing their intriguing interpretations of the music of Stevie Wonder. The music showcases intricate arrangements of Stevie's beloved songbook filtered through an Afro-Caribbean Jazz lens. The result is…

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Sun Sept 15: 2-4 — The Nitecaps Blues Band (Blues/Rock)

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Sept 15: 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…

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Wed Sept 18: 6-8 — Lee Presson and the Nails (Dark Prince of Swing)

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Wed Sept 18: 6-8 -- Lee Presson & the Nails (Dark Prince of Swing)   LEE PRESSON AND THE NAILS are an award-winning Big Band out of San Francisco. Led by the manic Lee Presson, LPN has been pounding out their peculiar brand of sinister swing since 1994.   The John Waters of jazz!   You were just another gate looking to spend a big night in the City by the Bay when you came across that shady character on…

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Sun Sept 22: 2-4 — Well Known Strangers (Americana/Rock)

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Sept 22: 2-4 -- Well Known Strangers (Americana/Rock)   The Well Known Strangers revel in the Americana/country rock genre and feature Mick Hellman (Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival) on drums and hand percussion; Olivia Hellman on vocals; Joshua Zucker (The Jones Gang, Rowan Brothers, Poor Man’s Whiskey) on bass; Austin de Lone (Elvis Costello, Boz Scaggs) on keys; and David Noble (Poor Man’s Whiskey) and Rob Anderson on guitars. This is a fun, charming, and great band made up of…

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Sun Sept 29: 2-4 — Talley Up (New Orleans/Funk)

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco, 333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Sun Sept 29: 2-4 -- Talley Up (New Orleans/Funk)   Talley Up! is a swampedelic New Orleans funk band that mixes psychedelic funk originals with songs from New Orleans artists such as the Meters, Neville Bros., Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Jon Cleary and Dumpstaphunk. The band recently performed with Karl Denson at the High Sierra Music Festival and features other guest artists as well.   Keyboardist and band leader Jim Talley (Eric McFadden, Stu Allen) teams with guitarist extraordinaire Tom…

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