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Los Gatos summer music begins soon!

Los Gatos Free Music 2015“Free” is a good price for everyone, and in Los Gatos, there’s an abundance of free music every summer with the three series, each on different days of the week: Music in the Park, Jazz in the Plazz, and Vasona Vibrations (plus the Fiesta de Artes weekend)!.  Each year I compile a combined list of these three series in chronological order. I invite you to have a look and print it out!  You can find the entire list at my Live in Los Gatos blog:

Los Gatos Free Music Concert Series: Music in the Park, Jazz on the Plazz and Vasona Vibrations Schedule of Events and Performers

 

St. Mary’s Country Fair in Downtown Los Gatos

The annual St. Mary’s Country Fair is next weekend, Oct 7 – 9th, 2011 (beginning Friday at 5pm and ending Sunday at 5pm).  It’s always the 2nd weekend in October and is a huge fundraiser for both the school and parish programs. All are welcome!  Free admission, great food, entertainment, dancing on Saturday night to live music and of course rides and activities too. Click on the link above to get more information.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church is located at 219 Bean Avenue in downtown Los Gatos (a block or two in from North Santa Cruz).  The fair can be accessed via Bean or by Lyndon (off of Main).

Three free summer music concert series in Los Gatos

Summer 2011 is around the corner &  now’s a great time to schedule your enjoyment of the fabulous, free musical venues which are coming our way!  Below please find a compilation of the THREE different Los Gatos free musical concert series!  Hope to see you there! (Info deemed reliable but not guaranteed – please double check the websites prior to going & always read up on the rules – things may have changed.)

Vasona Vibrations Logo (Los Gatos Free Musical Concert Series)(1) Vasona Vibrations 5-7pm every Saturday June & July at Vasona Park: http://www.southbayfolks.org/vasona/ Schedule of who plays what week:

http://www.southbayfolks.org/vasona/#psched Performances are held every Saturday in June and July from 5-7pm, on the lawn near the Ranger Office, and just down the hill from the pedestrian entrance at University Ave and Pepper Tree Lane.  Referenced in the list below as VV. Please note that a fee is charged for parking within Vasona.

Los Gatos Music in the Park (Los Gatos Free Musical Concert Series)(2) Music in the Park Los Gatos Civic Center campus lawn Sundays 5-7 pm from June 19 – Aug 28

Get more information (rules, date, location)

http://www.town.los-gatos.ca.us/index.aspx?nid=350

Music in the Park site: http://www.lgmip.com/ Schedule info (who plays which day) http://www.lgmip.com/miperformers.asp Referenced in the list below as MIP.

Jazz on the Plazz (Los Gatos free musical concert series)(3)  Jazz on the Plazz http://www.jazzontheplazz.com/ Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 8:30pm, June 22nd through August 24th. (No blankets on the lawns.) The Los Gatos Town Plaza is on West Main Street and Santa Cruz Avenue near the post office in downtown Los Gatos.  Schedule of who’s playing what: http://www.jazzontheplazz.com/jazz_artists.asp Referenced in the list below as JP.

Schedule of performers, where and when in chronological order for the free musical concert series in Los Gatos:

Date Day Series Time Performer & link (to performer’s website)
4-Jun Sat VV 5PM-7PM Scott T. Miller and the Old Shoes Blues Band
11-Jun Sat VV 5PM-7PM 10th Avenue Band
18-Jun Sat VV 5PM-7PM Tip of the Top
19-Jun Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Livin’ in the USA – A Cross-Country Music Trip
22-Jun Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Spencer Day
25-Jun Sat VV 5PM-7PM Golden State Ramblers
26-Jun Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Foreverland
29-Jun Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Pamela Rose
2-Jul Sat VV 5PM-7PM Kitchen Help
3-Jul Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Bruce Gwynn & Big Rain
6-Jul Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Claudia Villela
9-Jul Sat VV 5PM-7PM Red Hot Chachkas
10-Jul Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Aja Vu
13-Jul Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Nellie McKay
16-Jul Sat VV 5PM-7PM The Amazing Dr. Zarcon’s Breathing Machine
17-Jul Sun MIP 5PM-7PM The Best Intentions
20-Jul Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Kendra Shank
23-Jul Sat VV 5PM-7PM Jessica Johnson
24-Jul Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Take 2
27-Jul Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Barbara Morris
30-Jul Sat VV 5PM-7PM Celtic Heart
31-Jul Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Petty Theft
3-Aug Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Blue Wednesday featuring John Németh
7-Aug Sun MIP 5PM-7PM The Shanks
10-Aug Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Giacomo Gates
13-Aug Sat MIP 5PM-7PM Kiwanis Club of Los Gatos “Fiesta de Artes”
14-Aug Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Kiwanis Club of Los Gatos “Fiesta de Artes”
17-Aug Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Monterey Jazz Festival High School All Stars
21-Aug Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Jukebox Heroes
24-Aug Wed JP 6:30-8:30PM Jack Jones
28-Aug Sun MIP 5PM-7PM Journey Unauthorized

 

Los Gatos is a fantastic place in which to live and recreate, but no time more than the summer. Enjoy!

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