2015 Good Old Days Entertainment Schedule

2015 Good Old Days Music Festival Schedule

April 11 & 12

 

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2015 Good Old Days Music Festival Schedule & Bios

Saturday, April 11

Moonalice Stage

13th Street and Lighthouse Avenue, 481 Lighthouse Avenue

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Moonalice

Moonalice is San Francisco’s renowned Psychedelic Rock and Blues Jam band who opened for U2 in 2011! These seasoned musicians feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Their songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration.

 

 

Bank of America Stage

16th Street and Lighthouse Avenue, 601 Lighthouse Avenue

10:00 am – 11:00 am: Cypressaires

Established in the 1956, the Monterey Cypressaires are a men's A Capella chorus. They sing 20th century American standards and traditional songs with upbeat Barbershop harmonies.

 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Thom Cuneo Jazz Band

The “Thom Cuneo’s Jazz Band” was formed in 2004 from a solid Group of local professional Jazz enthusiasts. They are an exciting high-energy band specializing in the traditional styles of Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Miles Davis and Antonio-Carlos Jobim. They have an extensive repertory of Jazz, Blues, Latin and Bossa Nova with a big band swing with vocalist. 

 

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm: Pacific Grove High School Breaker Girls Dance Team

The Pacific Grove High School Breaker Girls Dance Team led by coach Tatum May.

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Linda Arceo Band

Linda Arceo is a local favorite singer songwriter who has performed at the festival for the past 12 years and will be performing her original acoustic rock music from her soon to be released CD. 

 

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: The Snarky Cats

The San Francisco Bay Area based Snarky Cats Band play Psychedelic Blues Rock.  An exciting jambalaya of old and new musical influences that always changes and keeps shows fresh, entertaining and always full of surprises for the audience. 

 

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: The LightFighters

The LightFighters propulsive sound will jolt you out of your seat and serve you up with the feel-good, rhythm-drenched, rock and roll sonics of yesterday. Hailing from a land where California surf and sun meet the picturesque valleys that conjure up images of a Steinbeck novel, this Monterey and Salinas based outfit maintains a grass roots approach to songwriting and production.  

 

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Stu Heydon Blues Band

Stu was taught by John L. Hooker and has toured for over 30 years all over North America. For the past 20 years, Stu has taught blues and recorded most musicians in Monterey and continues to teach and record at Carmel Recording Studio in the barnyard. Stu will be inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame this September and already has a Lifetime Achievement Award, Best Guitarist Award, and a Paul Harris Award from the Carmel Rotary.

 

 

17th Street Grill Stage

17th Street and Lighthouse Avenue, 617 Lighthouse Avenue

10:00 am – 10:45 am: Mental Musk

Mental Musk is a dynamic rock band out of the Monterey Penninsula comprised of Noah Cryns on vocals, Yvan Vucina on guitar and backing vocals, Elliot Bradford Chesebrough on bass, and Patrick Kelly on drums and backing vocals.

 

11:15 am – 12:00 pm: ASha-Med

It would be just as accurate to say that San Jose alt/punk/garage rock band ASha-Med has a sound “all their own” as it would be to say they have a sound “all everyone else’s.” The band treats each appearance at the Good Old Days Festival as a highlight of their year. Across its past seven performances at the festival, ASha-Med has been warmly accepted by toddlers and adults alike. This year marks the return of the longtime bassist and friend.

 

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm: Charmas

Charmas is a Santa Cruz-based Celtic band featuring fiddle, flute, pennywhistle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, bohdran, bagpipe, and vocal music.

 

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm: Hidden Motion (Minarets High School)

Hidden Motion is a group from the Rock Music Performance class at Minarets High School in O'Neals, CA. Members are Chuck Otero, Harley Giles, and Chase Hagerman.

 

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Ho'omana

Within the Hawaiian community of Monterey, California the Ho’omana Band is one of the top recording and performing groups in Northern California. The band members include Robert Uncangco on lead & background vocals and 6-string rhythm guitar, Manley Bush on lead & background vocals and 6-string slack-key guitar & Ukulele and Eddy Navarro on lead & backup vocals and electric or acoustical Bass.

 

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Valley Soul

Monterey Bay natives Valley Soul unleash a unique fresh sound. Whether its folk rock, indie, or old school basement rock and roll, nobody knows, but with four song writers, layered instrumentals and four part harmonies this six piece band is nothing less than a force.

 

 

Goodies Stage

Fountain Avenue and Lighthouse Avenue, 518 Lighthouse Avenue

9:30 am – 10:15 am: Pacific Grove Middle School Jr. Breaker Girls Dance Team

The Pacific Grove Middle School Jr. Breaker Girls Dance Team was started in 2014 and is lead by coach Lisa Hanes. The team performs locally and is comprised of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Pacific Grove Middle School.

 

10:45 am – 11:30 am: Hilltown Bluegrass Band

Hilltown plays toe-tapping bluegrass music. All four band members hail from the Monterey area: Rachel Bennett on vocals and mandolin, Cory Welch on a few vocals and bass, Norm Green on vocals and guitar, and Chuck Hurd on banjo.

 

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Stevenson Lower School Dance Class

The dance program at the Stevenson School Carmel Campus offers PK to Grade 8 students the opportunity to study dance.  The dance program is known for its artistry and performances.  In addition to the daily dance curriculum, their After-School Program includes the Carmel Campus Dance Company, designed to advance dancers’ technique in many styles of movement for students in Grades 4-8.  Dance Company meets twice a week to learn choreography that is shared with audiences in the Monterey community.  For more information, please visit stevensonschool.org or call 831-574-4607.    

 

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm: Retrospect

Based out of Hollister, California - Retrospect entertains audiences up and down the Golden State. The band steadily builds their performance to keep the crowd connected and to keep ‘em coming back for more! Their growing devotees love to sing and groove along to their favorite classic rock covers. You can’t help but get into the show whether you grew up in the 70’s or just wish you had!

 

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm: RockStar Dance Studio Show Team

RockStar Show Team is going on their fourth season with the studio celebrating their 5 year anniversary. The RockStar Show Team had a very successful competition season. With countless awards and judges recognition, our show team earned their very first title award meaning they are regional champions in their age division 12-14 years. It looks like we will be heading to the national finals in July in Las Vegas. Thank you for the community for all of your support. 

 

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm: Bay Belles

Come and enjoy the beautiful a cappella sounds of the Bay Belles as they sing favorite love songs of the past. New love, old love, love gone astray, this group of bedazzled ladies have a song for every occasion. You’re welcome to join in singing with the Chorus because “Harmony Loves Company!”

 

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Jagged Relics

The brainchild of the magnanimous band Jagged Relics is Vinny Ray. Only when the stars were aligned properly was Vinny Ray able to find the combination of talent with Singers, Guitarists, Drummer and his ground pounding Bass Riffs that Vinny Ray plays, along with his talent for writing all the songs within the band. They play: Country Rock, Classic Rock, Love Ballads, Pop Rock and even Hard Rock Metal Songs.

 

 

Chase Bank Stage

Forest Avenue and Lighthouse Avenue, 569 Lighthouse Avenue

All Day: DJ Wilfredo Prudencio

DJ Willi is a U.S. Navy Veteran, DJ, Dance Instructor, Artist, Event Designer, and Graphic Designer. He has taught dancing for the past 10 years, but has focused on Salsa and Bachata for the past 6 years. DJ Willi has DJ’d since high school and carried it over into the military life, and later made it his own business in the civilian world. He has teamed up with Monterey Zumba Network and others to bring you amazing Zumba Instructors, Live Music, Singers, Dance performers and more!

 

10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Monterey Zumba Network

Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! Monterey Zumba Network returns to The Latin Stage. Dance your way to fitness - EVERYONE can do it!!

 

2:00pm - 2:45pm: Con Corazon

Con Corazon is a spicy, eclectic blend of Latin, Classical, Jazz & world influences on guitars, electric cello, and Latin percussion. The band is composed of guitarist Bruce Gilsenan , cellist Susan Bayer, guitarist Kevin McDowell, and Latin percussionist Dave Dreyfus.

 

2:45pm - 3:00pm: UC Santa Cruz Sabrosura Dance Troupe

Sabrosura is the student-run Latin American dance troupe at the UCSC campus. They choreograph their own routines and put together their own performance music mixes. Sabrosura performs around the UCSC campus and outside the campus by popular demand and brings people the Latin American culture through dance.

 

3:00pm - 3:45pm: Con Corazon

Con Corazon is a spicy, eclectic blend of Latin, Classical, Jazz & world influences on guitars, electric cello, and Latin percussion. The band is composed of guitarist Bruce Gilsenan , cellist Susan Bayer, guitarist Kevin McDowell, and Latin percussionist Dave Dreyfus.

 

3:45pm - 4:15pm: Sammy's Animation Dance Community

Animation Dance Community established in April of 2013 is the continuation of JJs Dance Studio out of Hollister.  Under the direction of Sammy Ramirez of So You Think You Can Dance, dancers are trained in all styles of hip hop dance. They are a family that train together, play together, and grow together. Enjoy their popping, locking, breaking, and animating. It is art and passion.

 

4:15pm -5:00pm: Samba Legal

Pronounced 'leh-gahl', meaning "cool, hip". We play Rhythms from Bahia and Rio de Janeiro-Samba Reggae, Samba Afro, Samba, Parade Style Drumming and more!

 

 

BookWorks Stage

Lighthouse Avenue and Park Street, 667 Lighthouse Avenue

9:30 am – 10:15 am: The Bloody Kerouacs

Sometimes the human condition is like an abalone shell ashtray...a beautiful thing, terribly abused. The Bloody Kerouacs are a bunch of kids spawned by the fog. They play notes like redwood tongues soaked in lingering moisture and they burn like a drought fire in the Big Sur backcountry. Metaphysics as checkers on the spiral hooks of rock. Parcheesi in underwear on the beach at dawn.

 

10:45 am – 11:30 am: Missing Planets

Missing Planets is Lucas Brown and Andrew Muldawer, two 15 year olds from Santa Cruz. They started playing together 2 years ago in a 4-piece classic rock cover band called PG-13, with Lucas on keyboards and Andrew on drums. They are now performing as a duo with Lucas on vocals and keyboards, and Andrew on electric guitar. They will perform their original rock music as well as alternative rock covers.

 

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Dave Muldawer

Dave Muldawer has been performing in Santa Cruz County since 2009 as the lead singer of the popular band The D'oh Bros.  He also performs regularly as a solo artist, featuring rock and roll covers from The Beatles to present day. 

 

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm: Sean Ryan

Coming from a long line of musicians, Sean Ryan was taught the drums by his father at the age of eleven and started playing professionally in the Fresno area within the same year. After seven years working professionally with "Sunset Jazz," Sean Ryan left to pursue other artistic areas. Inspired by music of the past, he performs memorable cover tunes and successful originals with a contemporary sound that has been compared to artist such as John Mayer, Cat Stevens, and Eric Clapton.

 

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm: Richard McLaughlin

Singer/songwriter living in Prunedale that specializes in what he calls "modern" Americana; songs about contemporary issues, not copper kettles and long black veils. Songs you can't dance to. Think James Taylor with a drop of venom.

 

 

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm: Minarets High School Choir and Singer Songwriter Class

The Minarets High School Choir and Singer Songwriter Class will be joining the Good Old Days for the first time, making their way west from O'Neals, CA. The groups are led by teacher Brett Moglia who teaches guitar, band, percussion, choir, rock music performance, and songer-songwriter.

 

 

Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Co.

Between 14th & 15th, 510 Lighthouse Avenue

10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Joseph Lucido

Recognized as the “Peninsula’s Premier Jazz-Pop Guitarist,” Joseph Lucido's music is an electric blend of Jazz, R&B, and World Beat Influences representing the essence of "Smooth Jazz". Combining a Santana~Jazz style guitar sound with percussion, his music is both romantic and passionate.

 

Red House Cafe

Corner of Lighthouse & 19th, 662 Lighthouse Avenue

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Pacific Grove Guitar Man Chris Bohrman

Chris Bohrman has been delighting audiences for many years all over the west coast, both with his band Wishes were Fishes and as a solo recording artist. Most recently, he’s become known as the PG Guitar Man at Pacific Grove’s Everyone’s Harvest Farmers Market. For over five years Chris has been leading throngs of kids in music with shakers, tambourines and maracas as they join the band, clap, dance and sing along and take their bows. His music is infectious and involves kids and parents with percussion, hand movements and dancing.

 

Pacific Grove Rotary Club Beer & Wine Garden

Corner of Lighthouse & Grand, 561 Lighthouse Avenue

11:00 am - 2:00 pm: Stephen Covell

“There is a hearty Jack Johnson-influence to the music of Stephen Covell. To be sure, singer-songwriter Johnson never had to jump out of an airplane or avoid an ambush from Iraqi insurgents. Private first class Covell has.”  — Marc Cabrera, Monterey Country Herald

 

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm: The Wharf Rats

With tight harmonies and neat guitar licks, this five-piece band will get you out of your seat and keep you on your feet with rock favorites from the 70’s to present.  Hailing from the Monterey-Salinas area, the Wharf Rats feature Matt Bosworth on guitar and vocals; Bill Clevenger, lead guitar; Jeff Covell, bass and vocals; Craig Jardstrom, keys, harp and lap steel and Rod Wilson on drums.  

 

 

Sunday, April 12

Moonalice Stage

13th Street and Lighthouse Avenue, 481 Lighthouse Avenue

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Moonalice

Moonalice is San Francisco’s renowned Psychedelic Rock and Blues Jam band who opened for U2 in 2011! These seasoned musicians feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Their songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration.

 

 

Bank of America Stage

16th Street and Lighthouse Avenue, 601 Lighthouse Avenue

10:00 am – 11:00 am: Samz School of Rock

Samz School of Rock has been coaching student bands since Sept. 2010.  Students who attended their summer rock camps really enjoyed their experiences and wanted to continue playing music with their peers. Founder, Sam Martinez decided to help these students build their musical abilities, assemble youth bands and gain public exposure by performing at local community events. 

 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Jamaica's Belly Dancers

A belly dancing group lead by Jamaica Sinclair who teaches professional American cabaret belly dance solo and troupe performances and classes on the Monterey Peninsula.

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Casey Frazier

Casey Frazier concerts feature many of his own songs known for well-written lyrics and memorable musical compositions, which led to performances at a young age with Kenny Rogers, Mandy Moore, and other notables. Now 26-years old, Casey is currently in the studio recording his next album, 'American Exotic', and this time the new release is expected to receive national distribution in late 2015, with Internet and Broadcast Radio, Retail, and Tour support. Catch Casey in concert this year, as his transition from 2014 Best Musician (voted by readers of The Monterey County Weekly) to national breakthrough artist continues.

 

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Touch'd Too Much

Touch’d Too Much is a Santa Cruz based band that recreates the energy and sound of Bon Scott era AC/DC.  Over the past few years Touch’d Too Much has built a reputation as a must see band. The band has continuously earned fans, and return engagements by consistently delivering powerful performances, every time they hit the stage.

 

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Mambo Wally

Layin' down the groove, that makes that body move! Mambo Wally is a local bunch that loves to entertain playing Punk to Funk with a solid Blue's foundation.

 

 

17th Street Grill Stage

17th Street and Lighthouse Avenue, 617 Lighthouse Avenue

10:00 am – 10:45 am: Folsom Youth

Folsom Youth is an all-girl rock 'n roll band originating from Pacific Grove High School. The four members of Folsom Youth are Kristin Sollecito (vocals), Rachel Spung (guitar), Emily Muller-Foster (bass), & Kim Sollecito (drums).

 

11:15 am – 12:00 pm: The Pip Squeeks

The Pip Squeeks are a three piece rock and roll band that began in 2011 with guitar player Jacob Ellzey, bass player Miranda Zipse and drummer Jordan Levine. Their music draws from primitive teenage garage rock of the 1960’s. Known for their high energy live shows, the band plays a set of mostly original songs written by Jacob Ellzey and Miranda Zipse. Their new album was recorded on tape at Real to Reel studios located in Sand City and showcases their raw live energy and gritty sound.

 

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm: Rollin' & Tumblin'

Rollin' & Tumblin' is a Rockin' Blues Band based in the Monterey Bay Area. R&T performs with diverse styles that drive the music for listening or dance-floor rhythms. Rollin' & Tumblin' band members have performed as individuals or collectively at the Monterey Bay Blues Festival, Seaside's “Blues in the Park”, Monterey Bay Bacon Blues & Brews Festival. Rollin &Tumblin hosted the Sly Mc Fly’s Monterey Bay Blues Festival kick-off and post festival parties, local area clubs, Santa Cruz Area, San Francisco Bay Area, weddings, fundraisers and private parties. Band members: Claude DiFranco - Harmonica/Keys/Vocals; Patrick Dooley - Lead Guitar/Vocals; Jack Aiello - Drums; and Russ Campbell - Bass Guitar.

 

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm: Rayburn Brothers

Singer Songwriter Craig and Keith Rayburn have created a brand of California roots rock that is mellow, energetic and utterly accessible. The Rayburn Brothers sing from the soul, touching in their audiences a chord of the human experience that connects us all. 

 

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Terrie Londee & B-4 Dawn Band

B-4 Dawn Band is a very unique group of talented and energized musicians that has been around the Northern California area for decades. B-4 Dawn Band plays Top 40, R&B, Funky Band, playing all genres and styles of music

 

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Del Monte Brass Band

The Del Monte Brass is an all volunteer brass and percussion ensemble at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Its membership is comprised entirely of volunteers representing the NPS staff, faculty, students, spouses, military members and retirees from the local area.

 

 

Goodies Stage

Fountain Avenue and Lighthouse Avenue, 518 Lighthouse Avenue

9:30 am – 10:15 am: The Microclouds

The Microclouds is an experimental music collective fronted by multi-instrumentalist Eddie Kawashima. Characterized by the use of unconventional instruments including a toy trumpet, melodica, glockenspiel, and a vocal processor, the band has earned a reputation of being one of the boldest and most innovative bands in the area. The most consistent members now include Joshua Bojorquez on bass and Waffles (Joshua Vazquez).

 

10:45 am – 11:30 am: 3 Lucky Bums

3 Lucky Bums are three volunteer guitar instructors with the Guitars Not Guns Monterey County program who got together to play their favorite songs. These songs are mainly country/folk/rock from the 1970s along with a couple of original creations.  The 3 Lucky Bums are Joe Braun, Tim Patchin and Ed Tobin. 

 

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Pacific Grove High School Jazz in the Grove Band

A parent sponsored jazz ensemble, the Pacific Grove High School Jazz Club "Jazz in the Grove Big Band" is open to all interested high school jazz students from the Monterey County area. In an effort to enhance existing school music programs and further develop individual skills, the Band explores, studies, and performs advanced level repertoire written or arranged specifically for big band. The ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Rob Klevan; Jazz Studies Director at the York School, Community Relations Specialist for CSU Summer Arts, and Jazz Education Director Emeritus for the Monterey Jazz Festival.

 

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm: DiFranco Dance Project

The DiFranco Dance Project is a youth dance company based in the Afro-Latin Jazz dance classes that director Dianne Lyle, teaches in Pacific Grove's Chautauqua Hall. Their performers, ages 7-16, who hail from all parts of the Peninsula, look forward to their annual participation in the Good Old Days, as a treasured tradition.

 

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm: Park Avenue Belly Dancers

The Park Avenue Dancers of Monterey present Classic American Belly Dance. Traditional styles with an upbeat American flare.

 

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm: Groove Like BollyWorld Dance

Ash Dance Group, choreographed by Ash, has intermeshed Western popular with the traditional Indian classical music to produce a glamorous and spectacular dance of India’s favorite Bollywood movies. Groove Like BollyWorld dance classes offers light hip-hop, Bhangra, classical Indian, and modern movements. Bollywood dance has a mixture of many styles, such as belly-dancing, Indian folk, Kathak (which is a classical dance of Northern India), and even western popular and modern jazz. 

 

 

Chase Bank Stage

Forest Avenue and Lighthouse Avenue, 569 Lighthouse Avenue

All Day: DJ Wilfredo Prudencio

DJ Willi is a U.S. Navy Veteran, DJ, Dance Instructor, Artist, Event Designer, and Graphic Designer. He has taught dancing for the past 10 years, but has focused on Salsa and Bachata for the past 6 years. DJ Willi has DJ’d since high school and carried it over into the military life, and later made it his own business in the civilian world. He has teamed up with Monterey Zumba Network and others to bring you amazing Zumba Instructors, Live Music, Singers, Dance performers and more!

 

10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Monterey Zumba Network

Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! Monterey Zumba Network returns to The Latin Stage. Dance your way to fitness - EVERYONE can do it!!

 

11:00am -11:30pm: Monterey High School Dance Team

The Monterey High School Dance Team will be making its debut at the Good Old Days on the Chase Bank Latin Stage.

 

2:00pm - 2:30pm: Janessa Ozaeta

Janessa Ozaeta graduated from Monterey Bay Academy this past June, and is currently studying for a Major in Law at Monterey Peninsula College. She grew up in Seaside, California her whole life, attending the Seventh Day Adventist Church there. She is the second oldest of the four girls and two boys of Martha and Sheldon Ozaeta. Musical talent, in particular singing, was recognized by her parents at the age of five when she began harmonizing to the small praise songs at church. Right now she is saving up to start recording her own music.

 

2:30pm - 3:00pm: Jewel Capili

Jewel Capili has been singing since before she could talk. A straight-A student at PG middle, she enjoys the internet, her cat, and singing, in that order. Jewel regularly performs at various events and open mics around Monterey and is available for private events and bookings.

 

3:00pm-3:30pm: Huli a hahai Mai la’u Salinas Hula Dance Team

Huli A Hahai Mai 'Ia U Hula group hails from the beautiful island of Salinas under the direction of Kapuakiele, Instructor & choreographer. To simply translate the group's name, it is "Turn and Follow Me". They have 2 small studios that they alternately use every Monday and Tuesday. This hula group specializes in Auana (modern hula), Kahiko (traditional hula), Tahitian, Aparima. and Island Praise Hula. 

 

3:30pm -4:00pm: Oceloyotl Aztec Dance Group

Oceloyotl is an Aztec Dance group from Castroville. Oceloyotl means: the essence of the jaguar and focuses on teaching children and young adults the ancestry and culture of danza --every movement has a purpose and a story to be told. If you would like to join the group, you are welcome to attend the free practices starting at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at the North County Parks and Recreation Community Center in Castroville.

 

 

BookWorks Stage

Lighthouse Avenue and Park Street, 667 Lighthouse Avenue

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm: Mr. Bohn

Born and raised in Salinas, Mr. Bohn has been involved in music since the age of five. Modern technologies make it possible for him to bring his music to the public and as a multi-instrument musician, all music is produced and performed by Mr. Bohn. Mr. Bohn considers his music to be progressive rock with influences from bands like Metallica and Queensryche to modern performers Joe Satriani and Joe Bonomassa.

 

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm: Pop Rocks

"I wanna break my rusty cage and run."  In that lyric, three beleaguered dads found an outlet for the rigors of raising young children by playing cathartic rock music in the basement.  Pop Rocks crank out plenty of blistering tunes for the enjoyment of kids and parents alike. Read what you will into covers of "Working Man," "A Hard Road" and "Dirty Deeds," etc.  Laugh as you bang your head and pump your fist to "Happy and You Know It" and "Wheels on the Bus." Pop Rocks are Rich Smith (drums, vocals), John Dreisbach (guitar, vocals) and Steve Geer (bass).  

 

 

Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Co.

Between 14th & 15th, 510 Lighthouse Avenue

10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Joseph Lucido

Recognized as the “Peninsula’s Premier Jazz-Pop Guitarist,” Joseph Lucido's music is an electric blend of Jazz, R&B, and World Beat Influences representing the essence of "Smooth Jazz". Combining a Santana~Jazz style guitar sound with percussion, his music is both romantic and passionate.

 

Pacific Grove Rotary Club Beer & Wine Garden

Corner of Lighthouse & Grand, 561 Lighthouse Avenue

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Victory Lane

Victory Lane is a classic rock band plays all the favorites and is known for its creative and cool medleys.  This local power trio  consists of Guitar Bob Ohsiek on guitar and vocals, Jeff Covell on bass and vocals, and Rod the Mod Wilson on drums.