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May 17-23, 2006

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Def Leppard

Def Not Dumb: Def Leppard have it all together, including one-armed drummer Rick Allen.

Concerts

Map your musical week. There's a concert series for almost every moment.


Metro Summer Guide 2006:
San Jose Grand Prix | ISEA | San Jose Jazz Festival | Classical Music | Family Fun | May Movies | June Movies | July Movies | August Movies | Stanford Jazz | Pop Music Picks | Tuesday Concerts | Wednesday Concerts | Thursday Concerts | Friday Concerts | Saturday/Sunday Concerts | Venues and Concerts | May Festivals | Memorial Day Weekend | June Festivals | July Festivals | July 4 | August Festivals | September Festivals | Organized Play | Cycling | The Great Outdoors | Surfing | World Cup | Stage | Behind the Musicals | Art Shows

Venues & Concerts

Agenda Lounge 399 S. First St, San Jose. 408.287.3991.
Anton Schwartz 5/26
Primary Colors 5/27
Haul and Mason 6/1
Jessica Johnson 6/2
Nino Moschella 6/2
Octobop 6/3
Hale Baskin 6/9
Zero Gravity 6/10
Jessie Scheinin 6/16
Aaron Lington 6/17
Guru 6/17
Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers 6/24
Wally Schnalle 7/1
Dudley Perkins 8/3

Alameda County Fair Shows at 6pm and 8pm. Free with Fair admission. 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton.
Tracy Lawrence 6/23
Craig Chaquico 6/24
Los Tiranos del Norte 6/25
Bowling for Soup 6/26
Tea Leaf Green 6/27
Rita Moreno 6/28
Steven Curtis Chapman 6/29
Mark Curry 6/30
Pablo Cruise 7/1
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder 7/2
KC and the Sunshine Band 7/3
Red, White and Blues Festival 7/4 (10am-6pm)
Pat Boone 7/5
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 7/6
Smash Mouth 7/7
The Temptations Review 7/8
Miranda Lambert 7/9

The Attic 931 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz. 831.460.1800.
Jim Page and Michael O'Connolly 5/18
Jerry Harmon 5/19
Shana Morrison 5/20
Judgement Day 5/21
The Weepies 5/24
Tim Easton 5/26
Shoplifting 5/29
The Ditty Bops 5/31
The Business 6/1
Viva Hate 6/2
Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers 6/3
Ocean Revolution Benefit Concert 6/10
Chris Webster 6/17
Adrienne Young 6/21
Diane Cluck 6/28
The Long and Short of It 7/7

Avalon 777 Lawrence Expwy, Santa Clara. 408.241.0777.
Frank Hannon 5/20
A'tris 5/25
The Tubes 5/26
Eddie Money 6/16
Kaweh 6/22
Pacific Art Collective's Collabo 6/23

Berkeley Community Theatre 1900 Alson Way, Berkeley. 408.998.TIXS.
Wavy Gravy's 70th Birthday 5/20
Dashboard Confessional 7/12

The Blank Club 44 S. Almaden Ave, San Jose. 408.29.BLANK.
Jucifer 5/26
Theo and the Skyscrapers 5/30
Charley Horse 6/3
Flipper 6/9
Insolence 6/17
Spitkiss 6/24
The Red Elvises 6/30
Reverend Horton Heat 7/5
The Aggrolites 7/7

Blue Rock Shoot 14523 Big Basin Way, Saratoga. 408.872.0309.
Winsom Griffles 5/19
Lyndie Way Trio 5/20
Kristen Cooper 5/21
Crystal Trinity 5/21
Dona Pedra 5/26
Tin Cat 5/27
Chris Burkhardt 6/4
Chris Burkhardt 6/16
Moonglow 6/18
Crystal Trinity 6/25
Fly to Blue 8/19
The Comforters 8/26

Brookdale Lodge 11570 Hwy. 9, Brookdale. 831.338.6433.
Triple Seven 5/19
Flying Other Brothers 5/26
Leo Nocentelli 6/3
Leon Russell 6/9
Cameron Landers 7/15

The Caravan Lounge 98 S. Almaden Ave, San Jose. 408.995.6220.
Drunken Starfighter 5/18
Company Car 5/19
Times of Desperation 5/25
Karine-A 5/26
Grounded 6/1
Klinefelter 6/2
The Press 6/6
Six Days to Nowhere 6/8
Hysterians 6/9
NME 6/15
INFM 6/16
We Be the Echo 6/22
Mortus Fatum 6/23
Surprise Show 6/29
Run Like Hell 6/30
The Wiggle Wagons 7/7
Northern Rail 7/14

The Catalyst 1011 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz. 831.423.1338.
The Rec-League All Stars 5/18
Trapt 5/20
Dub FX 5/25
Battle of the Bands 5/26
The Expendables 5/27
Bone Thugs & Harmony 5/28
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic 5/30
Slightly Stoopid 6/8
Hank III 6/9
O.A.R. 6/13
Built to Spill 6/25
Tiger Army 6/28
Les Claypool 6/29~
Reverend Horton Heat 7/6
Junior Reid 7/7
311 7/20
Robin Trower 7/29
Circa Survive 7/30
Lagwagon 8/13

The Cave 2165 Lucretia Ave, San Jose.
Further Seems Forever 5/19
Scars of Tomorrow 5/20
Sherwood 5/25
Catherine 5/26
Underminded 5/27
Spoken 5/28
Sky Bleeds Red 6/2
Keeping Distance 6/3
HoodFest 6/10
So Help Me God 6/17
Gatsby's American Dream 6/29
Fight Scene Dance 7/1
Katsumoto 7/7
As Cities Burn 7/15
Edder Fest 8/5

Coffee Society 21265 Stevens Creek Blvd #202, Cupertino. 408.725.8091.
The Stragglyrs 5/19
Sean Michael 5/20
Sean Michael 5/24
Moonglow 6/17
The Comforters 8/25

Event Center at San Jose State Downtown San Jose. 408.998.TIXS.
Taking Back Sunday with Head Automatica 7/21
Maki 8/6

The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd, San Francisco. 408.998.TIXS.
P.O.D. 5/18
The Greyboy Allstars 5/19-20
George Clinton 5/21
Live 5/23
Gomez 5/24
Beck 5/25
Ministry 5/26
Mogwai 5/27
Eels 5/31
Alkaline Trio 6/1
Robert Earl Keen 6/3
The Charlatans UK 6/5
Steven Seagal 6/6
Hank Williams III 6/8
The Streets 6/9
DJ Quik 6/10
The Fiery Furnaces 6/15
Calexico and the Black Heart Procession 6/16-17
The Futureheads 6/18
Hyde 7/6
Reverend Horton Heat 7/7
The Fray and Augustana 7/17
Os Mutantes 7/24
Shadows Fall 7/27

Fox Theatre 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. 650.369.4119.
Randy Newman 8/10
Gordon Lightfoot 8/24
Dave Brubeck Quartet 9/15
Tim Conway and Harvey Korman 9/16

Grange Hall 40 E. Fourth St, Morgan Hill.
Capistrano 5/19
Arsonists Get All the Girls 6/2
ODF 6/23
TBA 7/7
Razing Alexandria 7/22
TBA 8/5

Greek Theater, UC-Berkeley Bancroft Way, Berkeley. 408.998.TIXS.
INXS 6/10
Radiohead 6/23-24
Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris 6/30
Widespread Panic 7/7-8
The Flaming Lips and Ween 7/22
Death Cab for Cutie, Spoon and Mates of State 8/11
Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals and Damian
'Jr. Gong' Marley 8/18-19

Hedley Club Hotel De Anza, 233 W. Santa Clara St, San Jose. 408.286.1000.
Terminal 5 5/19
Will Nichols Trio 5/20
Mike and Dave 5/26
Kat Parra 5/27
Chris Burkhardt 6/10

HP Pavilion 525 E. Santa Clara St, San Jose. 408.988.TIXS.
Madonna 5/30-31
Andrea Bocelli 6/10
Slayer 7/19
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill 8/13
Shakira with Wyclef Jean 8/19
American Idols Live 8/30

JJ's Blues 3439 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose. 408.243.6411.
Lara Price Band 5/17
Little Wolf and the Hellcats 5/18
Madison Blues Band 5/19
Nitecry 5/20
Alvin Draper 5/21
Gumbo 5/22
Doc and Chuck 5/23
Short Bus 5/24
Steve Freund with Dave Spector 5/25
Sneaky Pete 5/26
Juce Garcia 5/27
Alvin Draper 5/28
Oliver and Friends 5/29
Dennis and Stuart 5/30
Randy McAllister 5/31
Mark Hummel 6/2
Lara Price Band 6/17
Lara Price Band 6/21
Shari Puorto 7/21
Shawn Gonzales 8/24
Zack Harmon 8/25

Johnny V's 31 E. Santa Clara St, San Jose. 408.947.8470.
Amotus 5/19
EL84 5/20
Shitkickers 5/25
South Bay Hip-Hop Showcase 5/26
Splitting Seconds 5/27
Point 3 5/28
The Dystrict 6/2
Red With Envy 6/3
S.A.D.F.I.S.H. 6/10
Careless Hearts 6/16
Thunderhut 6/17
First Annual Metal Underground Tour 6/24
South Bay Hip-Hop Showcase 6/30
Diamond Lane 7/7
Groovus 7/8
Zack Hexum 7/15
South Bay Hip-Hop Showcase 7/28
Entragian 7/29

Krazy Koyote 8337 Church St, Gilroy. 408.848.1112.
Deadly Rhythm 5/18
A Black Rose Burial 5/20
Dubwize 5/20
12 Steps to Nothing 5/21
The Cranks 5/28
The Press 6/4
Kick Start Devils 6/25
Kick Start Devils 7/2
Aim for the Eyes 7/13
Entragian 7/16
Rivals 7/23

Kuumbwa 320-2 Cedar St, Santa Cruz. 831.427.2227.
Kris Delmhorst 5/19
Keith Greeninger 5/20
Bobby Previte's Coalition of the Willing 5/22
Robben Ford Band 5/23
William Parker Quartet 5/25
Asylum's Way 5/26
Singing Wood Marimba Ensemble 5/27
Along Came Betty 6/1
Indira Kadambi 6/3
Natasha Miller 6/8
Gary Burton Quartet Revisited 6/12
Slaid Kleaves 6/16
Javon Jackson Quartet 6/19
Greg Abate Quartet 6/22
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express 6/26
The Waybacks 6/30

Little Fox Theater 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. 650.363.0271.
Maxx Caballo Band 5/18
NiteCry 5/19
Little Ed and the Blues Imperials 5/26
Jim Morrison Celebration 5/27
The Storrow Band 5/28
Coco Montoya 6/2
Big Bang Beat 6/3
AC/DShe 6/9
Mandonna 6/10
Acoustic Alchemy 6/13
Zoo Station 6/16
Paul Thorn Band 6/17
Terry Hanck 6/23
Rat Bastard 6/24
San Francisco Bay Area Jazz Ensemble 6/29
Heather Combs Band 6/30
Tom Rigney and Flambeau 7/1
Skynnyn Lynnryd 7/3
The Heartbeats 7/7
San Francisco Summer of Love Revue 7/14
Sista Monica 7/15
Tommy Emmanuel 7/18
John Renbourn 7/20
Bonnie Hayes Band 7/22
Bartron/Tyler Group 7/27
Tommy Castro 7/28
Women in Jazz 8/6
Finding Stella 8/12
Louisiana Red 8/17
Yvette Y Su Orquestra Mambo Tropical 8/18

Live 105's BFD 2006 Jun 10, 11am; $13-$49.50. Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View. 408.998.TIXS.
The Strokes, Echo and the Bunnymen, HIM, Franz Ferdinand, AFI, Yeah Yeah Yeahs,Yellowcard, She Wants Revenge, Panic! at the Disco, Every Move a Picture, Wolfmother, Thursday, Hard-Fi, Anti-Flag, the Sounds, OK Go, Hush Sound, Day One Symphony, Street to Nowhere, Birdmonster, the Herms, Two Seconds, Dear Kerosene

Moe's Alley 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz. 831.479.1854.
Hamsa Lila 5/18
Thomas Mapfumo 5/19
Corby Yates 5/20
Joseph Israel 5/21
Warsaw Poland Brothers 5/23
Toubab Krewe 5/24
Assembly of Dust 5/25
Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers 5/26
Roomful of Blues 5/27
The Boneshakers 5/28
The Flux 5/30
Lyrics Born 5/31
Fareed Haque Group 6/1
Sila and the AfroFunk Experience 6/3
Kyler England 6/7
Blu Sirkut 6/8
Samba Ngo 6/9
The Mother Hips 6/10
Norris Man 6/14
Chris Cain 6/16
The Blasters 6/17
Yellowman and the Sagittarius Band 6/20
Les Yeux Noirs 6/21
Albino 6/23
The Red Elvises 6/29
Guitar Extravaganza 6/30
Indigenous 7/1
Los Pinguos 7/26
Aphrodesia 7/27
John Liquori 7/28

Montalvo's Garden Theatre, Carriage House Theatre and Front Lawn 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga. 408.961.5858.
The Rhythm Makers 6/5
Larry Carlton Blues Project 6/18
Joe Jackson 6/22
India.Arie 6/23
Linda Ronstadt 7/9
HAPA 7/14
The Rendezvous Allstars 7/16
Hootie & the Blowfish 7/21
Celtic Women 7/30
KPIG Songwriters Festival 8/6
Guitars & Saxes 2006 8/10
Bleeding Edge Festival 8/13
Joshua Bell 8/18
Etta James and Charlie Musselwhite 8/20
Dave Brubeck Quartet, David Benoit and Yuma Sung 8/25
Windham Hill 30th Anniversary Concert 8/27
Kem 8/31
Original Superstars of Jazz Fusion 9/7
Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks and Michelle Shocked 9/8
Bo Diddley 9/21
Burt Bacharach 9/22
Brian Culbertson and Keiko Matsui 9/24
Na Leo 9/27
Classical Savion Glover 9/28
Chris Botti 9/29

Monterey Jazz Festival Monterey Fairgrounds, Monterey. 925.275.9255.
9/15: Kurt Elling with guests Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Yellowjackets with guests Robben Ford and others, Richard Bona, Roy Hargrove and RH Factor, Uri Caine and Bedrock, Robert Glasper Trio, Eldar, Sasha Dobson featuring Richard Julian and Jesse Harris, Taylor Eigsti Quartet, Babatunde Lea
9/16: Bonnie Raitt, Keb' Mo', McCollough Sons of Thunder, McCoy Tyner Trio with guests Bobby Hutcherson and Roy Hargrove, Dianne Reeves, Charles Lloyd Quartet, Kurt Elling Quartet, Yellowjackets, Peter Apfelbaum and the New York Hieroglyphics featuring Abdoulaye Diabate, Lionel Loueke, Robben Ford Group, Duke Robillard Band featuring Hubert Sumlin
9/17: Chris Botti, MJF's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, Oscar Peterson, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Roy Hargrove Quintet, Hank Jones Trio, Baby Loves Jazz

Mountain Winery 14831 Pierce Rd, Saratoga. 408.741.2822. Click here for the sched.

Music in the Arboretum UCSC Arboretum, off High Street, Santa Cruz. 831.427.2998.
Joe Craven Trio 5/18
Ulali 6/15
Tish Hinojosa 7/20
Sista Monica Parker 8/17
Toshi Reagon 9/21
Eduardo 'Lalo' Guerrero Tribute 10/19

Naglee Park Garage 505 E. San Carlos St, San Jose. 408.286.1100.
Chris Burkhardt 6/8
Los Soneros del Este 7/13
The Golden State Ramblers 8/10
Jorge Faustmann and Friends 9/14

Oakland Arena 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland. 408.998.TIXS.
Rock Star 2006 5/28
And 1 Mix Tape Tour 6/7
Kenny Chesney 6/13
Martina McBride 6/20
Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Mars Volta 8/24

Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway, Oakland. 408.998.TIXS.
Oakland East Bay Symphony 5/19
New Edition and K-Ci & Jojo 5/20
Jamie Cullum 6/18
Elvis Costello 6/20
Melissa Etheridge 6/21
Al Green 7/25

Poor House Bistro 91 S. Autumn St, San Jose. 408.29.BLUES.
Mark Hummel 5/19
Virgil Thrasher 5/20
Mighty Mike Schermer 5/26
Folk, Roots and Blues Trio 5/27
Mitch Woods 6/2
Little Muddy 6/3
Mighty Mike Schermer 6/9
Jimmy Dewrance 6/10
Screamin Ian 6/16
Alabama Mike 6/17
Gary Smith 6/23
Sid Morris and the Roadhouse Rockers 6/24
Mark Hummel 6/30
Shari Puorto 7/22
The Bonedrivers 7/28

Rasputin Records 1820 S. Bascom Ave, Campbell. 408.350.8700.
Ambience 5/19
Amp Sex 5/20
Paul Monousos 5/23
The Obsessors 6/2
Jade of Days 6/4
Highway Murderers 6/9
Mike Wood and the Good Will 6/11
The Vex 6/16
Firme 6/18
Vacant Churches 6/23
Man Versus 6/25
The Runs 6/30
Paulie Rhyme 7/7
Tell-Tale Heart 7/14
Moothart 7/16

The Rio Theatre 1205 Soquel, Santa Cruz. 831.423.8209.
Jake Shimabukuro 5/19
Women's Voices Benefit 5/20
Coleman Barks 5/26
Calexico and the Black Heart Procession 6/15
Baaba Maal 6/21
Greg Brown 6/22
Neko Case 6/24
Rodney Crowell 8/7

San Jose Jazz Festival Various locations, downtown San Jose. 8/17-20: Eldar, Dr. John, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Bill Mays, Anton Schwartz, Roger Smith and Tom Politzer from Tower of Power, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Bud Shank, Sonny Landreth, Neville Brothers

San Jose Skate 397 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose.
Normal Like You 5/20
Monkey 5/27
Undergone 5/29
Boundary 5/31
Sevenson 6/3
Something for the Broken 6/10
The Industry 6/14
My Own Victory 6/17
Killwhitneydead 6/20
Left Side Antics 6/24
Minus Vince 6/28
12 Steps to Nothing 7/1
Miss Flo 7/5
Sayonara Senor 7/12
Getter 7/15
Battle of the Bands 7/19
Battle of the Bands 7/22
Battle of the Bands 7/26
Battle of the Bands 7/29
Houston Calls 8/1
Minus My Thoughts 8/12

Santa Clara Concerts in the Park Wednesdays in June, 6:30-8pm; Sundays in July and August, 2:30-4pm. Free. Central Park Pavilion, Kiely and Homestead, Santa Clara. 408.615.2210.
Kalimba Soundz 6/21
Tom Rigney and Flambeau 6/28
ItsaWhale 7/9
The JackAces 7/16
Red Beans and Rice 7/23
The Sparkletones 7/30
The Retro Rockets 8/6
Folk in A 8/13
Dave Crimmen 8/20

Santa Cruz Blues Festival 100 Aptos Creek Rd, Aptos.
5/28: B.B. King, Roomful of Blues, Coco Montoya, Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers, Mighty Mike Schermer
5/29: Los Lobos, John Hiatt, North Mississippi Allstars, Dave Alvin and the Guilty Men, the Boneshakers

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium 307 Church St, Santa Cruz. 831.420.5243.
Beck 5/30
Santa Cruz County Symphony and the White Album Ensemble 6/3
Capitol Steps 6/10
Gary Burton Quartet Revisited 6/12
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music 7/29-8/13

Santa Cruz Vets' Hall 846 Front St, Santa Cruz. 831.454.0478.
Sick of it All 5/21
Is 5/21
Modinha and Friends 5/28
Good Neighbor Policy 6/3
Nekromantix 6/7
Automatic Animal 6/11

Shoreline Amphitheatre 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View. 408.998.TIXS.
Bone Bash with Lynyrd Skynyrd 5/19
Live 105's BFD 6/10
The Black Crowes 6/18
Counting Crows and Goo Goo Dolls 6/27
Ozzfest XI 7/1
San Francisco Symphony 7/4
Nine Inch Nails 7/8
Juntos Sin Fronteras 7/14
Sounds of the Underground Tour 7/29
Kelly Clarkson 8/3
Sammy Hagar 8/4
Def Leppard and Journey 8/26
Dave Matthews Band 9/8-9

Stanford Jazz Festival Multiple venues, Stanford. 650.725.ARTS.
Cyrus Chestnut Trio 6/24
Tuck and Patti 6/25
Paula West Quartet 6/30
Early Bird with Crosspulse 7/1
Descarga 3: Salsa Meets Jazz 7/1
Big Band Music of Duke Ellington and Count Basie 7/2
Jazz and the Music of Brazil: Celia Malheiros Band 7/7
Early Bird with Jim Nadel and Friends 7/8
Chris Potter's Underground 7/8
Everything You Wanted to Know About Jazz 7/9
(Re)Birth of the Cool: Miles Davis 80th Birthday Celebration 7/14
Marcus Belgrave Quintet featuring John Handy 7/15
Ruth Davies' Blues Night featuring Floyd Dixon 7/16
Anton Schwartz Quartet 7/17
View So Tender: (Stevie) Wonder Revisited 7/18
Kristen Strom Quintet 7/19
André Bush Group 7/20
Regina Carter Quintet 7/22
Taylor Eigsti/Julian Lage Band 7/23
Howard Wiley and Vocal X 7/24
Rob Schneiderman Quartet featuring Tootie Heath 7/25
Standards Night featuring Bill Tapia 7/26
Paster, Ryan and Hall 7/27
Cedar Walton 7/29
Heath Brothers 7/30
Goldings, Stewart and Bernstein 7/31
Eric Alexander Quartet 8/1
Cedar Walton Trio 8/2
SJW All Star Jam Session 8/4
Phil Woods Group 8/4

The Warfield 982 Market St, San Francisco. 408.998.TIXS.
Phil Lesh and Friends 5/18-19
Arctic Monkeys 5/31
Les Claypool 6/1
Snow Patrol and Augustana 6/18
Zappa Plays Zappa 6/24

Warped Tour July 8, 11am. $29.99. Pier 30/32, San Francisco. 408.998.TIXS.
NOFX, Rise Against, Anti-Flag, Thursday, Motion City Soundtrack, Less Than Jake, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Helmet and many others.

Wente Concerts at the Vineyard Wente Vineyards, 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 408.998.TIXS.
Ringo Starr 6/27
Kenny Loggins 7/11
The Temptations and the Four Tops 7/13
Blues Traveler 7/17
Gipsy Kings 7/19
Chris Isaak 7/20
The Beach Boys 7/23
Etta James and the Neville Brothers 8/21
Lynyrd Skynyrd 8/22
Styx 8/28
Sara Evans 9/5
The Doobie Brothers 9/6
Heart 9/7
Rick Braun, Brian Culbertson and Mindi Abair 9/10


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