July 2013 Events in Northern California

Stanford Jazz Festival

2013 Stanford Jazz Festival

Starting Friday, Jul 5 pm – Aug 10
More dates & times (28)
Stanford University Stanford, CA
Phone (650) 725-2787
Embarking on its 42nd season with expanded jazz education programs and an exciting new performance venue, the Stanford Jazz Workshop (SJW) is pleased to announce the globe-spanning, genre-expanding artist lineup of the 2013 Stanford Jazz Festival (SJF) — presented by See’s Candies. Tickets are on sale now for 32 jazz concerts as well as a number of free community events, all held on the easily-accessible campus of Stanford University.Kicking off the 2013 Festival on Saturday, June 22 in the new, acoustically dazzling Bing Concert Hall is the incomparable Herbie Hancock, a true icon of modern music, appearing for the first time at SJF in a special solo performance on piano and electronic instruments (at left, photo by Douglas Kirkland). This opening concert is also the Ken Oshman Memorial Concert. The Festival ends on a high note on Saturday, August 10 with another evening in Bing Concert Hall, featuring the leading light of Afro-Cuban jazz, pianist Chucho Valdés with his quintet.Filling the music-packed summer between Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdés are 30 concerts that showcase the wide range of performers and styles that represent the landscape of contemporary jazz.

Santa Cruz Boardwalk FREE Friday Night Bands on the Beach

Rock out to Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s FREE on the beach bandstand!

FREE Friday Night Bands on the Beach are sponsored by Hilton Hotel Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley, Xfinity, Santa Cruz Diner, Santa Cruz Sentinel and Zoccoli’s.

Concert Information & Etiquette, for the comfort and safety of all our guests, please note the following:

Access to the prime seating area begins at 4 pm; no blankets or chairs are permitted in the roped off areas before 4 pm. The line formed on the beach will be given first priority at prime area seating. Please limit blanket size to 3×5 feet per person, about the size of a beach towel. Only low-back chairs are allowed; high-back chairs will be required to move to the back of the beach area. Please allow others space and a good view. Smoking is not permitted on the beach or Boardwalk. Alcohol and glass are prohibited on the beach. Recording of concerts is not allowed.  Please keep walkways & stairs clear; dancing permitted in front of the stage only.

If you require other special accommodations, please contact the Manager on Duty at least 48 hours in advance of the concert at (831) 423-5590.July 5th – The Tubes

July 12th – Blue Oyster Cult

July 19th – Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven

July 26th – Berlin

6:30pm & 8:30pm

June 14-August 30, 2013

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic at the Alameda County Fair

weird alFriday, Jul 5 7:00p
Phone (925) 426-7600
Price FREE with Admission

Legendary comedic parodist ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic will perform live at the Alameda County Fair as a part of the Big O Concert Series on Friday, July 5th at the Safeway Amphitheater. Entrance is free with paid fair admission!

Summer Fun Starts Here at the Alameda County Fair June 19 – July 7, 2013!

Jeff Doran Memorial Event presented by Century 21 M&M Associates of Madera

July 6th at Madera Speedway

Century 21 M&M Madera is joining with Madera Speedway to bring you $5 tickets the night of July 6th! Don miss it!! See you there!

4:00 PM PITS OPEN, Grandstands Open at 5pm, 4:45 – 5:45 PRACTICE ( 6 to 8 Laps ), 4-Bangers/18 Second
MST, Hobby Stocks, Toyota Sedans, Late Models

5:50 QUALIFYING, 4-Bangers, MST, Hobby Stocks, Toyota Sedans, Late Models


6:55 HEATS (6 laps—6 fastest 6 slowest), 4-Bangers, MST, Hobby Stocks, Toyota Sedans, Late Models


7:40 MAIN EVENTS, 4-Bangers (15), MST (20), Toyotas First Half (24), Hobby Stocks (20), Toyotas Second Half (24)
Late Models (40), 18 Second Race (30)

Note: All lap counts and times are subject to change

The Happy Together Tour 2013 Starring: The Turtles, Featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, Gary Puckett, and more

the turtlesSaturday, Jul 6 8:00p
Crest Theatre Sacramento, CA
Phone (916) 442-7378
Price Ticket prices range from $35, $49 and $59 in advance. All tickets $2.00 higher day of show!
Sat, July 6, 2013 8:00 PM (Doors open at: 7:00 PM)
The Happy Together Tour 2013 Starring: The Turtles, Flo & Eddie
Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, Mark Lindsay former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders and Gary Lewis & The Playboys
Crest Theater 1013 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916-44-CREST)
All Ages. $35.00 Advance. $37.00 Day Of Show. Tickets available from Tickets.com
Presale Password: PICKLES- starts 5/14 at 10am!

Allen Ginsberg’s personal archivist to speak at Stanford

Friday, Jul 12 1:30p to 3:00p
Stanford, CA
Phone (650) 724-0113
Price Free and open to the public.
Bill Morgan, biographer and personal archivist to Allen Ginsberg, will speak at Stanford University, home of the Ginsberg archives. Morgan, who coordinated the transfer of the Ginberg’s archives to Stanford, will be in conversation with Stanford literary scholar Hilton Obenzinger. Morgan and Obenzinger will discuss the legacy of Ginsberg’s cultural contributions and the scope of the Ginsberg archives.Several items of Ginsberg memorabilia will be on display, giving the public a rare opportunity to view items held in Stanford Special Collections.This event is part of The Allen Ginsberg Festival, and is being presented in conjunction with the Contemporary Jewish Museum exhibition “Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg.”

Eddie Daniels & Roger Kellaway

daniels kellawayThursday, Jul 18 7:30p
Phone (866) 920-5299
Price $25 – $55

San Francisco, CA

Two of jazz’s most fluent and elegant improvisers, clarinetist Eddie Daniels and pianist Roger Kellaway, play Duke Ellington’s sublime and swinging music in a duet format ideally suited to the intimacy and acoustical refinement of SFJAZZ’s Miner Auditorium.Over the course of a five-decade career, Eddie Daniels has set the standard for excellence on clarinet and tenor saxophone, first coming to prominence in 1966 as part of the legendary Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra during its inception at New York’s Village Vanguard. His résumé includes recordings with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, saxophonist Yusef Lateef and guitarist George Benson as well as a stellar output of releases as a leader. Equally at home in jazz and classical settings, the Julliard alum has been praised by no less an authority than Leonard Bernstein, who described him as “a thoroughly well-bred demon.”Roger Kellaway’s career has made him an icon among jazz fans, musicians and filmgoers. A true virtuoso, he has lent his inimitable keyboard talent to work with Sonny Rollins, Ben Webster, Bob Brookmeyer, Carmen McRae, Al Cohn & Zoot Sims, and Don Ellis. He won a Grammy for his arrangement of Eddie Daniels’ Memos From Paradise, and is equally regarded as a composer, receiving an Oscar nomination for his score to Barbra Streisand’s A Star Is Born and composing the unforgettable closing theme to TV’s All In The Family.

Childrens Musical Theatreworks Presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr

Date: Fri, July 19th 2013
Link: http://www.cmtworks.org/
Venue: Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Fresno CA

Welcome to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where every beggar has a story and every camel has a tale!
All of your favorite characters are here in Disney’s ALADDIN JR., a stage adaptation of the Disney hit film. Filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides, audiences’ spirits will soar with excitement. Most of all, the tuneful, Academy award-winning score with songs including “A Whole New World” and “Friend Like Me” will certainly make this musical a favorite for many years to come!

A Picnic and Opera in a Vineyard

Sunday, Jul 21 5:00p to 8:00p
Retzlaff Vineyards Livermore, CA
Phone (925) 960-9210
Price $30 in advance through July 9; $40 after July 9.

Enjoy a summer evening picnicking in a vineyard, sipping wine and listening to opera. Raffle drawing and silent auction. No outside wine please.

Venue address is 1356 SOUTH Livermore Ave (not North, as in venue listing), Livermore

CMT San Jose presents Jesus Christ Superstar

Friday, Jul 26 7:00p More dates & times (9)
San Jose, CA
Phone (408) 288-5437 ext. 336

A CMT San Jose staple! Jesus Christ Superstar is an early rock opera created by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Propelled by a stirring score JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.


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