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Has Alameda Become a Magnet for Musicians?

So much music, so little time.

I was first tipped off to Alameda becoming a haven for musicians earlier this year when covering the .

The majority of bands performing were from right here on the Island.

Now I see that the popular on Park Street has a promising looking lineup of local musical acts performing on Tuesday nights from 7 to 9 p.m.

Julie's musicians for rest of the month include Aerin Monroe (12/6), The Flyright Sisters (12/13), The Spin Cats (12/20), and The Hotsy Totsy Hillbilly Jazzbos (12/27).

Other than Julie's where do you like to go listen to live music in Alameda? ? ? ? Other places?

Yenju Chen December 08, 2011 at 02:09 AM
Bob Enos' Big Band at Rooster's. I used to go watch them when we first moved here, and I think they still play every Wednesday night. Well worth it to go check them out.
Linda Thomas December 08, 2011 at 04:23 AM
I hear live music all the time at Thin Man Music on 1506 Webster - granted, it's a music store but often you can hear some really great guitar players there. Perhaps I'm biased, since my husband owns the store - but I hope you'll all check it out! A great place to Christmas shop too!! Our teachers are Mark McGee, Darryl Burke and Steve Laciak - all really great players!
Cindy Berk December 08, 2011 at 04:56 PM
Darryl Berk, from Thin Man and son Jason Berk, can be heard at various locations in Alameda - Thin Man, Roosters, High Street Station! Look for Jason to be back in town for winter break and playing at a venue near you!
RCW media December 10, 2011 at 12:07 AM
We hope some of you who haven't yet visited Rhythmix to hear live music will come check it out. We have a beautiful theater with a vaulted ceiling, meyer sound system and a sprung dance floor. In 2012 we will be presenting a wide variety of music/dance from the Accordion Babes to Balkan to Classical to Tango --including the Musical Art Quintet (Nuevo chamber), Trio Garufa (Tango) Hot Club of San Francisco (Swing), Edgardo & Candela (Salsa), Balkan & more! Starland Music will be featuring recitals from more than 200 students this weekend. Sign up for our newsletter or visit us online at: www.rhythmix.org for more info.
Julie's Coffee&Tea January 29, 2013 at 03:32 PM
Hi Carol, I book the music at Julie's and wanted to give you the latest information about our music program: New House Concerts As of January 2013 we’ve introduced a new live music schedule to better serve the needs and requests of our customers. We’re honoring the quality of the live music that Julie’s customers enjoy by shifting to an exciting new House Concert Program! Our live music is no longer on Tuesday nights. We now feature Weekend House Concerts every few months. Our new House Concerts are geared for your optimal listening pleasure. The cafe will be closed to the general public. We’ll offer a seating time with limited, intimate seating, lowered lights, and table service before the concert and during the break. We are proud to bring top-notch local and touring performers to an appreciative and respectful audience and we're ecstatic to hear artists say that Julie's is their favorite place to play! Find out more at JuliesTea.com Thank you for writing about Alameda's lively music scene! - Heidi

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