Blockbuster Entertainment Lineup on the GPR Ventures Concert Stage
Rollicking Saturday Evening Dance Party Concert With Powerhouse Band The Houserockers!
Get ready: the greatest two days of live music Mountain View has ever experienced is coming. Two sensational days of live music throughout downtown transform the always buzzing with energy Castro Street into the Bay Area’s entertainment hot-spot during the city’s fantastically fun, monster shindig — the Art & Wine Festival on September 9-10. The dynamite lineup features some of the Bay Area’s best bands playing a non-stop, wide-ranging musical mix on the GPR Ventures Summers End Concert Stage in Civic Center Plaza and all over the downtown area.
The fabulous lineup includes the rollicking Saturday evening Dance Party (4:45 to 7 p.m.) featuring powerhouse band The Houserockers plus a stellar bill with The Megatones, Livewire, Groove Ride, Santana Tribute band Sacred Fire, The Country Cougars, Knee Deep, Emerson & The Growiser Band, Bob Culbertson, Stephen Dreyfuss, Thuy Linh's Jazz is You!, and Ancient Winds plus whirling dervish meets street performer extraordinaire Bob at Large.
performs rapid fire classic rock. They deliver a powerful sound with tight 3- and 4-part harmonies over a broad spectrum of material from the 60's, 70's, 80's & 90's and beyond. Nonstop upbeat songs guaranteed to PICK you up, GET you up and make you MOVE!
The award winning Sacred Fire Band
, in its 15th year of performing and based out of the Bay Area, is comprised of seasoned, experienced touring musicians. This seven-piece Santana Tribute band knows how to bring out the energy in a crowd and pull out all the stops with your favorite Santana songs.
It’s a guaranteed party when Livewire
takes the stage. This incredible dance and party band showcases a dynamic mix of current and favorite rock and dance hits. The band accurately covers a wide range of music – from Journey, ABBA and the Bee Gees to The Jackson 5, Black Eyed Peas and Bruno Mars – all with a professional showmanship that will get everyone out of their seat and onto the dance floor.
Named "Best Cover Band in the Bay Area" as winners of the KFOX Radio Last Band Standing contest, The Houserockers
are a Bay Area favorite. This 11-piece Rock & Soul band from Northern California plays the greatest songs ever recorded. With a wailing 5-piece horn section and rock solid rhythm section, The Houserockers bring the timeless classics and todays' hits to life.
are a lot of Country and a Little Bit of Rock and Roll, They play a mix of music from classic and modern country to their own unique sound of 'countrified' rock, covering the sounds of the top Country Artists; Cash, Miranda Lambert, Dolly, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood and more to the classic rock favorites of Fleetwood Mac, Eagles, CC&R and even a little Queen! This high energy band will definitely get your feet moving!
is an 11-piece band designed to keep you dancing by performing music that drives your soul!
Voted the Bay Area’s Best Cover Band by KFOX 98.5 FM, The Megatones
energize crowds with their super-wide repertoire, creative mash-ups, and irresistible dance beats. Featuring 4 vocalists with guitar and keyboard mastery, The Megatones bring sweet harmonies to hard rocking classics, R&B, funk, modern country, reggae, and the latest pop hits that keep people upbeat on their happy feet.
As you take in the art and delectable food and drink, be sure to find these talented street musicians at various spots around the festival.
Get transported to the lush Andes of Ecuador with the haunting traditional flute playing of Ancient Winds
. This family-filled quintet is led by Jose Cabezas who hand-carves all the flutes and composes many of songs.
Bob at Large
Circus meets the streets with Bob at Large, an amazing three-wheeling, cylinder stacking, comic explosion! Unbelievably high skills, audience participation, dangerous stunts, all tightly woven into a show with as much comic tension as a family of whales on a bungee cord. When, David Letterman saw the act he exclaimed, “That’s just insane Bob!” Now you decide: balanced inspiration or inspiration-ally unbalanced? Bring your whole family – Bob’s show is side-splitting laugh a minute fun.
An early adopter of the Chapman Stick, Bob Culbertson
is known worldwide for his unique playing technique which allows him to play the bass line, chords and melody simultaneously. With his great compositional talent, he has sold over 100,000 albums. Come by and listen to his intriguing blend of light jazz, folk, blues, Spanish-influenced classical, as well as contemporary and traditional music.
Saxophonist and arranger Stephen Dreyfuss
plays Tenor and Baritone with a flair for technique, whether playing in Jazz, Pop or Blues settings. In addition to his instrumental artistry, Stephen enjoys composing songs and singing as well.
The feel-good tunes of this soulful group are known for inspiring audiences with their uplifting messages of hope and peace. Hubert Emerson
leads the group with his son on drums and his daughter on piano. Joe Lococo plays the guitar and Sahar Miller sings when she’s not wailing on her saxophone.
(TL), the first Vietnamese-American jazz vocalist, composer and producer based in San Jose and Greater Bay Area, shares her passion for this great American art form via Jazz is You! Jazz là Em!
– a project she founded in 2013 to bring jazz into the heart of the community. Her repertoire popularizes jazz by fusing the American songbook with originals, blues, rock, Latin boleros, pop, R&B, and singing in multiple languages to take people on a fantasy journey around the world!
GPR Ventures Summers End Concert Stage - Civic Center Plaza
Saturday, September 9
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Sunday, September 10
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Street Performers (All Weekend)
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