« Week of May 8, 2011 »
Start: 05/08/2011 8:00 pm

An evening of lush, evocative music awaits as the
Real Vocal String Quartet celebrates the release of its new, eponymous album. Offering an inventive, globally infused take on chamber music, the group combines the magical textures of a string quartet with folk and pop influenced women's vocals.

Start: 05/10/2011 8:00 pm

Taj MahalMaria MuldaurIn a Benefit for the Wonderful Women of Science, maestro Taj Mahal and his Trio and sultry songstress Maria Muldaur and the Bluesiana band put the uplifting, positive power of the blues behind three remarkable women whose projects are making a difference in Afghanistan, Tanzania, and right here in the Bay Area.

Start: 05/11/2011 8:00 pm

Host Patrick Landeza invites you to a magical Hawaiian party featuring the sparkling, gifted Hawaiian vocalist Raiatea Helm and music and dancing from special guests Kawika Alfiche and Hula Halau.

Start: 05/12/2011 8:00 pm

Join the Jazzschool Institute vocal department for an evening of end-of-semester performances featuring the Jazzschool Institute Vocal Performance classes under the direction of Laurie Antonioli, and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Kerry Marsh.

Start: 05/13/2011 8:00 pm

With an attitude that mixes equal parts whimsey and subversion, the imaginative chamber jazz group Tin Hat mines its original tunes from all over the map. Whether the first notes of a number are plaintive cowboy or seductive bossa nova, you never know where exactly they're headed-but you can always be sure it is somewhere intriguing.

Start: 05/14/2011 8:00 pm

Make sure you bring your dancing shoes tonight when Soul Power blows into the Freight! Blending the sophisticated stylings of the Eastside Horns with a rhythm section drawn from New York and Louisiana, and fronted by the soulful vocals of Tommy Banks, this nine-piece band invites one and all to get their groove on with riveting solos and the unstoppable groove of 1970s style rhythms.