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Interview: The JurassiC on the Current State of the San Jose Music Scene

Interview: The JurassiC on the Current State of the San Jose Music Scene

Last week, I sat down with the five members of local jazz/soul/funk band The JurassiC in an SJSU music room, and it didn’t take much to get them talking about what they love best: music, of course. When asked what they did for jobs and hobbies outside the band: more music, of course.

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SubZero 2014 Expands to Two Days, Celebrating Music, Art and Culture

SubZero 2014 Expands to Two Days, Celebrating Music, Art and Culture

SubZero 2014, the blockbuster summer celebration of San Jose culture, is expanding to two days this year, June 6 and 7. And “San Jose culture” is really the only phrase broad enough to describe the scene, as every year SubZero brings together the disparate strands of South Bay art, music, food, crafts, merch, tech and just plain odd to one big party on South First.

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Cinco de Mayo in San Jose

Cinco de Mayo in San Jose

This weekend promises plenty of fun and excitement for all ages from a Cinco de Mayo themed 5k run to El Jardin’s Mexican fair, where adults can enjoy an extensive tequila bar. Here’s a list of some our favorite events.

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DJ Armin van Buuren Plans Six Hour EDM Set at the SAP

DJ Armin van Buuren Plans Six Hour EDM Set at the SAP

No, he’s not a dutch duke. Despite the name and the ticket prices, Armin van Buuren is a trance DJ out of the Netherlands, and while he may not be a household name in most quarters of the US yet, his ongoing tour is huge and includes a stop at the SAP Center in May.

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The English Beat Skank to The Blank Club

The English Beat Skank to The Blank Club

Hard touring second wave ska act The English Beat will make a stop on April 18 at The Blank Club before jetting off to the land down under.

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What?! Lil’ Jon and T-Pain Arrive at Silicon Valley Night Clubs This Week

What?! Lil’ Jon and T-Pain Arrive at Silicon Valley Night Clubs This Week

In an odd coincidence, two of the biggest hip-hop artists of the past decade pop up at Silicon Valley night clubs this week.

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Cover Band Daze on the Green Revive Classic Rock Hits in San Jose

Cover Band Daze on the Green Revive Classic Rock Hits in San Jose

San Jose cover band Daze on the Green bring rock ’n’ roll classics to the stage throughout Northern California, from the San Jose Tech Museum to the old Sammy Hagar (he’s a fan) hangout Cabo Wabo Cantina in South Lake Tahoe.

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SJ Q&A: Jay Meduri, Owner of Poor House Bistro

SJ Q&A: Jay Meduri, Owner of Poor House Bistro

Jay Meduri got his degree from San Jose State University while working for various restaurants in the Bay Area, but blues music always held a special place in his heart.

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Bar Report: Lexington House Offers a Fresh Look at Classics, Original Cocktails

Bar Report: Lexington House Offers a Fresh Look at Classics, Original Cocktails

Last fall, Bay Area bar gurus Stephen Shelton and Jimmy Marino teamed up with chef Philippe Breneman to open Lexington House, a chic bar and restaurant that focuses on local ingredients and offers friendly hangout. Recently, Shelton sat down with SanJose.com to talk about Lexington House’s cocktails, tending the bar and whether his first restaurant has lived up to his expectations.

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5 Killer Shows to See This Week in San Jose

5 Killer Shows to See This Week in San Jose

With new venues popping up all over downtown San Jose, there’s live music for every taste every week. We’ve rounded up 5 of the best shows this week below.

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