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February 2019

International Guitar Night at the Bankhead Theater

February 28 @ 7:30 pm

Bankhead Presents: International Guitar Night THE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT (IGN) is the world’s premier touring guitar festival, each show bringing together the most interesting and innovative acoustic guitarists to exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting. For each tour, IGN founder Brian Gore brings together a new cast of guitar luminaries for special evenings of solos, duets, and quartets that highlight the dexterity and diversity within the world of acoustic guitar. Brian founded IGN in 1995 as a forum for…

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March 2019

Mardi Gras in Livermore with Crawdad Republic

March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 10:15 pm

Join the Livermore Wine Trolley, McGrail Vineyards, Embodied Wines and Favorite Band, CRAWDAD REPUBLIC, for Fat Friday's "Mardi Gras Mayhem"Dress up in your best masquerade, we’ll provide everything else. The vintage Livermore Wine Trolley will pick you up in Downtown Livermore next to the Free Public Parking Garage on Railroad Avenue for an evening of food, wine, music, dancing and more wine! Your journey aboard the iconic Wine Trolley begins at McGrail Vineyards, where wine tasting and great views across…

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Six Appeal at Firehouse Arts Center

March 2 @ 8:00 pm

Six Appeal Date/Time Saturday, March 2 • 8:00 PM Buy Tickets $27 – $37 Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensemble infused with impeccable comedic timing and the energy and vitality of a rock band. Swearing off all instruments, this award-winning vocal band takes you on a journey that spans decades of music, performing classic oldies, current chart toppers, and catchy original tunes–all sung a cappella. Featuring amazing vocal dexterity and adventurous song selection, this remarkably talented sextet of…

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Marc Cohn at the Bankhead Theater

March 11 @ 7:30 pm

Called one of his generation’s most compelling singer-songwriters, Marc Cohn returns to the Bankhead stage on Monday, March 11, 2019 following two sold-out shows in previous seasons. A natural storyteller with the precision of a brilliant tunesmith and the passion of a great soul man, Cohn’s hit song “Walking in Memphis” off his debut album won him a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1991.   According to Cohn, he has been obsessed with pop music for as long…

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Masters of Soul at the Bankhead Theater

March 15 @ 8:00 pm

In a celebration of the legendary songs and performers that defined Motown, Masters of Soul reproduces the distinctive look, choreography, style and sound of the iconic artists who had a lasting and profound influence on American pop music. With both male and female groups, backed by a live band, this is the ultimate stroll down memory lane with world-class performers who have sung together for decades. But whether these are favorite songs or fresh discoveries by a new generation, a…

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St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Dublin

March 16 @ 10:00 am - March 17 @ 5:00 pm

The City of Dublin, California, goes all out for St. Patrick’s Day, welcoming visitors from all over the world to celebrate with us! Our two-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Dublin Civic Center is one of the biggest on the West Coast, drawing as many as 80,000 people to enjoy Irish entertainment, authentic Irish food and beverages, as well as outdoor festival favorites, shopping at 200+ vendor booths and even a pop-up Irish tea cottage. Other events around the…

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Don Felder at the Bankhead Theater

March 18 @ 7:30 pm

Don Felder joined the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, honoring his many years as lead guitarist of The Eagles. Known for his lyrical, signature guitar work on such iconic songs as the chart-topping “Hotel California,” which he co-wrote, as well as “One of These Nights” and “New Kid in Town,” Felder was instrumental in the band’s early success. In addition to the Eagles he has performed with such music legends as The Bee Gees, Joni Mitchell, Bob…

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Bumper Jacksons at the Bankhead Theater

March 22 @ 7:00 pm

Like an old-time barn dance in downtown New Orleans, the Bumper Jacksons pull together a vast array of early American traditions into a deliciously cohesive sound that strikes you right in the heart. Country swing, old-time blues, brassed-up bluegrass – these high-spirit wonders do it all. Powerhouse vocals are flanked by a dexterous pedal steel and a brassalicious horn section, all supported by dynamic drums and bass. An elegant balance between paying homage to traditions and fashioning their own unique,…

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Trio 180 at the Bankhead Theater

March 23 @ 8:00 pm

Trio 180 is the faculty piano trio-in-residence at the University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music. They perform a wide range of music from the classical era to the present and actively support new music. In addition to giving concerts and master classes throughout the United States, the trio has been featured on concert series in Mexico and Canada. Trio 180 is violinist Ann Miller, cellist Vicky Wang, and pianist Sonia Leong. “The trio’s pleasing musicality and deft, splendid playing…

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Will Ackerman: The Gathering 4 Guitars

March 28 @ 7:30 pm

Grammy Award-winning music producer and guitarist Will Ackerman is universally recognized as the preeminent pioneer in new age music. He single-handedly fostered the careers of generations of acoustic guitarists and pianists through his ground-breaking work at Windham Hill Records. In this intimate evening of acoustic music, Ackerman will be joined by kalimbatar/guitarist Trevor Gordon Hall, Imrat guitar/guitarist Todd Mosby and acoustic guitar maestro Todd Boston, each of whom was selected by Ackerman for their superlative skills and creative compositions. The…

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Goodguys 37th All American Get-Together

March 30 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

  Bay Area hot rodders unite! The longest running event on the Goodguys schedule, the Goodguys 37th All American Get-Together Giant Car Show takes center stage at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA on Saturday & Sunday, March 30 & 31! Come on out and explore over 3,000 shined-up American show cars and trucks of all years, makes & models on display celebrating our country’s car culture – And you don’t want to miss the crowning of the Goodguys…

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April 2019

Quarteto Nuevo at the Bankhead Theater

April 26 @ 8:00 pm

Quarteto Nuevo’s unique instrumentation richly colors a wide-ranging repertoire that merges Western classical, eastern European folk, Latin and jazz with an organic contemporary feel. Winners of the Beverly Hills National Auditions, the ensemble’s razor-sharp precision is enhanced by jazzy interludes, lightly rumbling percussion motifs and mesmerizing rhythms. The four master musicians blend woodwinds, guitar, cello and percussion to create emotionally-charged soundscapes that represent very different world cultures and richly colors a wide ranging repertoire, from Heitor Villa-Lobos’ “Bachianas Brasileiras” to…

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May 2019

Dirty Bird BBQ at the Alameda County Fairgrounds

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dreaming of a BBQ feast, bangin’ beats and whole flock of funky friends? That’s right, it’s time for DIRTYBIRD BBQ BAY AREA! As always, we will be heading home to the Bay for an awesome day filled with food, music and fun. This year we have found a brand new space at the beautiful Alameda County Fairgrounds. With its lush green fields and spacious landscape this will be the perfect spot for a Dirtybird BBQ! The BBQs are a time-honored tradition…

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Hawaiian May Day

May 11 @ 10:00 am - May 12 @ 6:00 pm

Concert tickets are $45, VIP $60, Children 5 and under FREE, Amphitheater on Saturday only. Hawaiian May Day Festival is on May 11 & 12, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Featuring Nā Palapalai Reunion, Jon Yamasato as well as local Hula Hālau, Musicians and other entertainment. Please come and enjoy the ethnic food vendors as well as many Arts and Crafts from Hawaii, Tahiti and all over California. We are having a special Memorial Reggae concert in honor of Tennyson…

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Livermore Valley Craft Beer Festival

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Welcome to the 5th Annual Livermore Valley Craft Beer Festival May 11th, 2019 1-5 PM, at the Shrine Event Center, 170 Lindbergh Ave, Livermore, CA 94551 General Admission is $45 pre-sale, $55 at the door $75 VIP Tickets include: One hour early entry at noon Reusable souvenir bag 2019 festival shirt Assorted coupons, brewery and sponsor goodies A block of $25 Designated Driver tickets are available for sale too. PLEASE NOTE: ***Refunds up to 7 days before the event date.***…

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Downtown Pleasanton Wine Stroll

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wine Stroll Date:May 11, 2019 Time:05:00 PM to 08:00 PM Location:Downtown Pleasanton Over 20 downtown locations will become tasting rooms on Saturday, May 11th from 5-8 pm during Pleasanton’s Wine Stroll. Spend a beautiful night in downtown Pleasanton sampling wine and tasty bites while musicians perform live music throughout Main Street. Each guest will receive a commemorative wine glass, event map and enjoy tastings at all participating locations. A special thanks to our event sponsors the Alameda County Fair and Hacienda. Important Details:…

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28th Annual Livermore Downtown Street Fest

May 18 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm

The 2019 Livermore Downtown Street Fest is the Tri-Valley’s premier festival. The Street Fest stretches along First Street from the Livermore Cinema down to N Street.  The side Streets have unique experiences and activities waiting for you to explore! New this year:  The best of the Livermore Valley’s wineries and breweries will be creating Pop Up wine lounge and tap room experiences.  Providing intimate and relaxed pace interaction with our local wine and beer experts! Pop-Ups: 1. Shadow Puppet Brewing Co. 2. Sierra Nevada…

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Growlerfest Craft Beer Festival

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Pacific Chamber Orchestra presents “Beethoven: The Heroic”

May 19 @ 3:00 pm

In Eroica, Beethoven both upset and energized the musical world by the range of emotion this symphony expresses. His special genius unites a wide range of emotions with perfectly constructed music. Inspired by the Roman General Coriolanus, Beethoven created a musical canvas baring the emotions of the Hero’s Journey in his Coriolan Overture. The pathways Beethoven creates in both pieces allow us to re-experience our own Hero’s journey. As a humanist, he believed the Hero redeems humanity through the arts,…

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Ukulele Jam & Open Mic at Charles R Vineyards

May 25 @ 1:00 pm

We be jammin! Come join Steve Kritzer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and popular ukulele teacher for our Ukulele Jam & Open Mic, continuing the last Saturday of each month through September 28th. Join us on the Charles R patio in an informal friendly setting, nestled among oak trees in the Livermore hills, the only requirement is a ukulele and knowledge of a few basic chords, or just come to listen and sing along. Music sheets will be provided, everything from Tin Pan…

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G.I. Blues: The Elvis Presley Songbook

May 26 @ 7:00 pm

G.I. Blues: The Songs of Elvis Presley performed by Jim Anderson & The Rebels Elvis Presley’s Army career began in 1958, and two years later he returned to the U.S. starring in his first film as a military veteran, G.I. Blues. Jim Anderson & The Rebels perform The Elvis Songbook throughout the West Coast to rave reviews and sell-out crowds. From Heartbreak Hotel to Jailhouse Rock, these are the songs that keep the legend living on. Join Jim and the boys for this special Memorial Day…

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John Waite at the Bankhead Theater

May 31 @ 8:00 pm

Wooden Heart: Acoustic Anthology Tour Legendary singer/songwriter John Waite became one of the most recognizable voices in the 1980s when his hits “Missing You” and “Midnight Rendezvous” soared to the top of the pop charts. His solo career was preceded by success as lead singer of The Babys and later with rock supergroup Bad English. A master of live performance, Waite brings his polished acoustic sound and familiar vocals to an intimate setting for a perfect night of timeless songs…

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June 2019

Summerfest in Downtown Danville

June 22 @ 10:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm

The Danville Summerfest offers fun, food, and entertainment for the whole family. More than 200 artists will display their paintings, photography, ceramics, glassware, jewelry, and more, while others demonstrate their talents right before your eyes. Stroll the tree-lined streets in search of that perfect piece and enjoy the myriad of activities!

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Kyle Martin: Piano Man

June 22 @ 8:00 pm

Kyle Martin, from Broadway’s Movin Out and Palace Theater’s 4 Piano Men, will perform the songs of Elton John and Billy Joel, including Hits like “Uptown Girl,” “Tiny Dancer,” “New York State of Mind,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” and many more. A fun evening celebrating two great Piano Men, and their wonderful music! Kyle made quite a name for himself amongst Broadway and rock fans as he traveled to over 100 cities starring as the “Piano Man” in two separate National Tours of the Tony…

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The Jazz Room presents: Broadway & Beyond

June 28 @ 8:00 pm

Featuring acclaimed Contemporary, Singer/Songwriter and chanteuse Eve Marie Shahoian with special guest Singer, Eugene Ebner, a New York based, cabaret singer sensation, actor, TV host and producer. Eve Marie Shahoian recently Headlined at Feinstein’s 54/Below and The Green Room 42 in NYC and is best known for her appearance singing on The Tonight Show, The John Davidson Show and That’s Incredible with John Davidson, solo performances with the Oakland Symphony and with Legendary Showman Liberace. Eve Marie makes her West…

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July 2019

Fourth of July Celebration in Downtown Livermore

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the City of Livermore and Livermore Downtown Inc. for the 6th Annual Downtown 4th of July Red, White and Boom Fireworks Celebration! The Fireworks will be launched off the Parking Garage on Railroad Avenue. Parking Garage and Streets close at 4:00PM. Walk-in viewing is free. The fireworks will be launched at approximately 9:20PM. This event is designed to allow our residents to enjoy their family and friend traditions throughout the day and then gather together, as a community, that…

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Jessica Fichot at The Bothwell Arts Center

July 14 @ 7:00 pm

An Enchantingly Original Chanteuse Chanteuse and songwriter Jessica Fichot is a lot like her hometown of Paris: French at heart, but with a soul that’s truly international. Drawing from her multi-ethnic French-Chinese-American upbringing, her music fuses styles and languages, taking the listener on a twisting journey out of the French chanson tradition, into the lands of gypsy jazz, retro Chinese swing, international folk, and out onto the wilderness of her imagination. Following her two acclaimed albums “Le Chemin,” “Le Secret,” Fichot’s…

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Art Under the Oaks at Alden Lane

July 20 @ 11:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm

  Alden Lane Nursery proudly presents the 33rd Annual Art Under the Oaks celebration the weekend of July 20th and 21st, 2019. This beloved event combines art, wine, food, live music and family fun for all ages, held under a canopy of majestic oak trees in Livermore. Local artists will be on hand, spread throughout the spacious nursery, exhibiting and selling their work. Art mediums include oil and watercolor paintings, pottery and ceramics, photography, wood, glass, jewelry and much more.…

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Hot Summer Sundays Car Show

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Danville’s Hot Summer Sundays Car Show combines classic cars and camaraderie to create an evening of summer celebration. Downtown streets are lined with muscle cars, hot rods, and vintage rides while live bands play '50s and '60s music to people dancing in the streets. You can also browse the myriad of food, drink, and souvenir booths throughout the venue, or stop off in one of the downtown shops or restaurants.

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The New Christy Minstrels at the Bankhead Theater

July 26 @ 8:00 pm

Legends in American Folk Music The New Christy Minstrels forged a fresh folk sound in the 1960s with a lighthearted style that was welcomed in the heart of a challenging era. Original songs such as “Green, Green” and their cover of “Sing in the Sunshine” topped the charts and their debut album won a Grammy Award in 1963. More than 20 albums later with creator Randy Sparks still at the helm, the New Christy Minstrels continue to deliver the rich…

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