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September 2019

Akropolis Quintet

September 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Del Valle Fine Arts presents Hailed for their “imagination, infallible musicality, and huge vitality” (Fanfare Magazine), the Akropolis Reed Quintet takes listeners on extraordinary musical adventures. Winner of the 2014 Fischoff Gold Medal and the 2015 Fischoff Educator Award, Akropolis is committed to nurturing music appreciation among young audiences. Akropolis regularly appears in unconventional settings, including performances in office spaces in Detroit as part of its Corporate to Corner Tour. Akropolis presented its first 5sounds Festival in Detroit in 2018,…

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Livermore Valley Opera presents Eugene Onegin

September 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

This crown jewel of the Russian operatic repertoire is a passionate drama filled with sweepingly beautiful and unabashedly romantic music. Tchaikovsky’s best-loved opera is based on Alexander Pushkin’s profoundly human verse drama. Packed with memorable music, dances and a heart-stopping duel, it tells the bittersweet tale of a love that could have been. Our extravagant production will transport you to the courtly elegance of nineteenth century Russia. Sung in Russian with English supertitles.

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Pacific Masterworks Chorus Christmas Concert

September 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Date/Time Sunday, December 8 • 5:30 PM Buy Tickets Founded in 2010, Pacific Masterworks Chorus, is a fifty member group of people who love to sing. From age seventeen to seventy, our members come from all walks of life – nurses, realtors, students, retirees, single parents, business people and scientists – who gather once a week to pursue their passion for singing and performing in concerts twice a year.   Pacific Masterworks Chorus is distinguished by its wide variety of repertoire…

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October 2019

SHADOWFEST – Oktoberfest at Shadow Puppet

October 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  Join us in celebrating Oktoberfest at Shadow Puppet Brewing Company! We'll have two live bands, a costume contest, German beers on tap, special Shadow Puppet beer steins, and so much more! Get the family together and get down to this event!

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Jennifer Kloetzel & Robert Koenig at the Bankhead Theater

October 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Del Valle Fine Arts presents A graduate of The Juilliard School and a Fulbright Scholar, cellist Jennifer Kloetzel has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Asia as a soloist and chamber musician. A founding member of the San Francisco-based Cypress String Quartet (1996-2016), Ms. Kloetzel has toured the globe and performed at such renowned venues as Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as well as prominent colleges and conservatories worldwide. Pianist Robert Koenig has quickly established…

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Danville FallFest 2019

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Downtown Danville, Hartz Avenue
Danville, CA 94526 United States
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Welcome to Danville FallFest 2019 - October 19 and 20! We hope you'll join us for this year's 2019 Danville Fallfest held on Saturday and Sunday October 19 & 20 from 10AM to 5PM in Danville's historic downtown! Brought to you by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce, this event is in its 28th year.  Fallfest keeps with the season with family-friendly, safe, special events and entertainment.  Be sure and  catch the annual Children's Costume Parade on Hartz Avenue at 10AM on Saturday.…

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Maybe April at the Firehouse Arts Center

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Date/Time Saturday, October 19 • 8:00 PM Buy Tickets $18-$28 Maybe April is a Country Americana group made up of Katy DuBois (Bishop) and Alaina Stacey. Hailing from Jonesboro, AR, and Chicago, IL, they met in the summer of 2012 at a music industry camp in Nashville, TN. They wrote a song that would later take them to Los Angeles to play at a GRAMMY week event, along with Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, Allen Shamblin, Gavin DeGraw, J.D. Souther, Joy Williams…

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Diwali Celebration at the Bankhead Plaza

October 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Diwali “Festival of the Lights” will be celebrated in a free family event on the Bankhead Plaza on Sunday, October 20. The event is a joint project of the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center and the Youth and Education Hindu Cultural Community Center in Livermore. An ancient Hindu festival in Nepal and India, Diwali, the “Festival of Lights,” is celebrated in autumn or spring every year. The tradition originated as a festival marking the last harvest of the year before…

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Todd Snider with special guest Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

October 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Todd Snider has been described by Premier Guitar magazine as “the closest thing we have to Johnny Cash these days” and Cash himself was known to welcome his “good buddy” Ramblin’ Jack Elliott up on stage. Now the Cash connections line up as Snider and Elliott share the stage for a rollicking evening of good music and good times. Todd Snider has journeyed across musical genres – from his early folk and Americana roots, he took bluegrass and blues through the alt-rock…

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Halloween Brew Crawl

October 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Pleasanton Downtown Association (PDA) is excited to announce the 9th annual Halloween Brew Crawl coming to Downtown Pleasanton on Saturday, October 26 from 5 -8 p.m. Trick or Treating isn't only for kids, adults can have their fun too! Stroll (or crawl) through beautiful Downtown Pleasanton and sip on craft brews and cider all while enjoying tasty bites and live music along the way at over 25 downtown locations!

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Oakland Ballet presents: Luna Mexicana

October 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St.
Livermore, CA 94550 United States
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Celebrating Dia de los Muertos Spirited dance, lively music and colorful costumes help celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in this festive, family-friendly show created by artistic director Graham Lustig. An exhilarating array of dances light up the stage including Lustig’s “Luna Mexicana” ballet which highlights the traditions surrounding Dia de los Muertos, as well as the return of “Viva la Vida,” a collaboration between Lustig and Martin Romero, artistic director of Ballet Folklórico México Danza. “Viva la…

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November 2019

39th Annual Iā ʼOe E Ka Lā Hula Competition & Festival

November 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - November 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Friday – 3pm – 10pm – Competition begins at 4pm; Arts & Crafts Open 3pm – After Intermission* Saturday– 10am – 6pm Competition begins at 11am; Arts & Crafts Open 10am Sunday– 10am – 6pm Competition begins at 11am; Arts & Crafts Open 10am Friday – Solo Competition and All Vendors Saturday – Group Competition and All Vendors Sunday – Group Competition and All Vendors TICKETS Visit Kuma Hula Website for General Pricing https://events.com/r/en_US/tickets/39th-annual-ia-oe-e-ka-la-hula-competition–festival-pleasanton-november-766619 Seniors 60 and over – $10;…

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November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

All American Roots Rock Those who have followed the BoDeans’ remarkable 30-year musical career know it is their blend of compelling songs and high energy performances that has kept loyal fans’ close. Best known for their catchy single, “Closer To Free,” the band’s accessible adult alternative sound on such chart-topping hits as Fadeaway,” “Only Love,” and “Dreams,” won them Rolling Stone‘s readers’ poll for Best New American Band in 1987. Their 12 studio albums are filled with radio singles that have…

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November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Acoustic Roots Rock Over the course of 25 years and ten albums, the Subdudes have quietly become one of America’s national music treasures. The New Orleans-formed group is a living encapsulation of American music, a vibrant cauldron of sounds that stirs together meaty grooves and jazzy dynamics, soulful R&B swagger, easy vocal harmonies, cheeky rock ‘n’ roll attitude and folky social consciousness — not to mention some of the sharpest musicianship and ensemble playing you’ll ever hear from any five musicians.…

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A Tuba To Cuba: Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Yusa and Special Guests

November 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

As the group says, “A Tuba to Cuba” is as much a soundtrack to our documentary as it is a collection of songs that we wrote and recording during the filming and after its completion. The writing and recording of our previous release, “So It Is” began before our first trip to Cuba in 2015. We had no idea that it would become the album it would until we returned home from that first trip. The “A Tuba To Cuba” soundtrack is comprised of…

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Four Italian Tenors

November 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

VIVA ITALIA! Touring the US for the first time, the Four Italian Tenors perform some of the world’s greatest music written for the tenor voice. In favorite arias from the operas of Puccini, Donizetti, Verdi, and Rossini, as well as familiar songs such as “Ave Maria,” “Funiculi, Funicula” and “O Sole Mio,” their performance is captivating, exhilarating, passionate, and engaging. Experience the rich culture of Italy with this new generation of world-class Tenors as they perform beloved works with verve…

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Greg Kihn at Firehouse Arts Center

November 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566 United States
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Date/Time Saturday, November 23 • 8:00 PM Buy Tickets $36-$46 Storytellers Tour Greg Kihn naked?  Well, not really, but he will be stripped of all modern conveniences. Kihn’s “Storytellers Tour” – a series of acoustic concerts – is headed to the Firehouse. Accompanied by friend and bandmate Robert Berry, the duo is sure to please with wonderful harmonies and incredible guitar skills. With a passel of lively stories to augment the music, a wide range of selections from Kihn’s vast catalog, some…

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Harlem 100

November 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance Created in collaboration with the National Jazz Museum, this lighthearted multi-media show captures the sights and sounds of Harlem when legendary artists such as Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes and Billie Holiday made it the cultural center of the country. Harlem 100 is an engaging modern variety show hosted by Michael Mwenso and his band The Shakes with special guests Brianna Thomas, Michela Marino Lerman and Vuyo Sotashe. Together they pay homage to…

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So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2019

November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St.
Livermore, CA 94550 United States
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The 16-time Emmy® Award-winning show that sparked America’s fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall – live on tour. Celebrating the momentous 16th season, members of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s Top 10 finalists and two All-Stars will share the thrill and excitement of the popular show with audiences across America. A guaranteed hot ticket, the show will showcase the most popular routines from the 16th Season, as well as original pieces created specifically for the…

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December 2019

Holidays in the Vineyards

December 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - December 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Livermore Valley Wine Country, Livermore, CA 94550 United States + Google Map

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - Sunday, December 8, 2019 (12 - 4:30pm) Join us for a Livermore Valley Wine Country holiday tradition! Wineries showcase their decorated tasting rooms with special wines, arts, crafts, holiday music, activities and more. Including, Bent Creek, Boa Ventura, Caddis Winery, Cedar Mountain Winery & Port Works, Charles R Vineyards, Crooked Vine Winery, Cuda Ridge Wines, Dante Robere Vineyards, Eagle Ridge Vineyards, El Sol Winery, Embodied Wines, Garré Vineyard & Winery, Longevity Wines, McGrail Vineyards, Mitchell Katz Winery, Murrieta’s Well, Nella Terra Winery, Occasio Winery, Page Mill Winery, The Singing Winemaker, The Steven Kent Winery, Winemaker’s…

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Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade in Downtown Livermore

December 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Over 50 floats, including our local businesses, clubs, Marching Bands, Associations and much, much more! The Parade ends with that Special Guest, Santa himself, leading our community in the Official Tree Lighting! "Hi everyone, Great news! We have opened up registration for this year's parade! Thank you ahead of time for reading the entire message below. We promise that all of the information is important. As you may or may not know, this year we are partnering with Event Hub to…

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Winter Dreams at the Bankhead Theater

December 7, 2019 @ 8:15 pm

Livermore-Amador Symphony presents The charming dance music of Mozart, with the jingle of sleigh bells, sets a delightful scene to open our 57th season. Next, we turn to Saint-Saëns’ beloved Carnival of the Animals. Rich with lyricism and invention, this “Grand Zoological Fantasy” is much more than animal imitation. Its humor is surprisingly human, particularly when paired with the famously clever wit of poet Ogden Nash. Finally, we dive into Tchaikovsky’s groundbreaking first symphony, full of endless melodic inspiration; it…

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Spirit & Sweater Stroll in Downtown Pleasanton

December 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

It's going to get ugly!  Ugly sweaters that is!  The Pleasanton Downtown Association (PDA) is excited to announce the Spirit & Sweater Stroll set to take place on Saturday, December 14th from 5 - 8 p.m.   Bust out your ugliest of sweaters and join the fun as we kick off the holiday season in downtown Pleasanton.  Event guests will enjoy spirits and craft cocktails at over 20 downtown locations throughout Main Street.

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Jeff Bordes: A Jazzy New Orleans Christmas

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Date/Time Saturday, December 14 • 8:00 PM Buy Tickets $18-$28 Pleasanton’s own trumpeter Jeff Bordes returns to the Firehouse for his annual holiday show! This year Jeff will be taking it to the next level, presenting a “Jazzy New Orleans Christmas”. They’ll perform their holiday original The Santa Claus Second Line along with other original tunes and holiday favorites. You’ll be dancing like it’s Mardi Gras in December!

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Danu: An Emerald Isle Christmas

December 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

A Glorious Holiday Celebration Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Their standing room only concerts throughout Ireland are true events, featuring high-energy performances and a glorious mix of ancient Irish music and new repertoire. Celebrate Christmas and the New Year with some of the music, song, and dance that have been an integral part of joyous community traditions in the Emerald Isle for centuries. Now celebrating their 25th anniversary, Danú’s exceptional…

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Mostly Kosher at the Bankhead Theater

December 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

A Gypsy-Rock Chanukah Celebration Acclaimed klezmer gypsy-rock band, Mostly Kosher can be described as a musical feast that explodes into a global food-fight of jazz, Latin, rock, and folk. Join them for the beginning of Chanukah as they radically reconstruct Judaic and American cultural music with ravishing klezmer beats and arresting Yiddish refrains. Led by frontman Leeav Sofer, one of Jewish Journal’s “30 under 30” most accomplished professionals in the Los Angeles Jewish diaspora, Mostly Kosher includes the talented violinist…

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New Year’s Eve with Crawdad Republic at the Bankhead Theater

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St.
Livermore, CA 94550 United States
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With a vocally-driven style, Crawdad Republic offers an appealing mix of Americana, folk and bluegrass music. In 2017, they sold every seat in the house, proving that their Livermore wine country roots makes them an ideal band to ring in the new year in the heart of downtown. Crawdad Republic has entertained audiences throughout the Tri-Valley for years at outdoor concerts outside the Bankhead and many other local venues. After Crawdad Republic’s lively performance, join the rest of the audience…

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January 2020

The Heart of Rock & Roll at Firehouse Arts Center

January 10 @ 8:00 pm - January 11 @ 8:00 pm

Date/Time Friday, January 10 - Saturday, January 11 • 8:00 PM Buy Tickets $25-$35 The Heart of Rock & Roll: A Tribute to Huey Lewis and the News The Heart of Rock & Roll is still beating… With a frontman who bears an uncanny likeness as well as a sound and style that has fooled more than a few fans, The Heart of Rock & Roll is a non-stop ride through some of the biggest hits of the 80s in…

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Celebrate African-American Culture

January 11 @ 10:00 am

Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, in collaboration with Grandmothers Who Help, Inc., will present a new event celebrating African American Heritage at the Bankhead Theater on Saturday, January 11 from 10am to 3pm. This year we will have Apryl Chauhan as our special guest speaker. The event falls between Kwanzaa and African-American History Month and is just prior to the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In addition to explaining and presenting the traditions of the Kwanzaa holiday, which…

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The Special Consensus

January 17 @ 8:00 pm

The Special Consensus is a bluegrass band that has achieved a contemporary sound in their four decades of performing, making their music a modern classic. Led by Greg Cahill, banjo legend and recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), Special Consensus has received five awards from the IBMA and two Grammy nominations. Their infectious sound reminds people of the past while utilizing the innovations of today. They are four talented vocalists and instrumentalists…

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