With their 2nd CD now released, the Parodi band blends the sound and style of the early 70′s with modern recording techniques to produce a sound reminiscent of “James Taylor meets Crosby Stills Nash & Young.” The songs are heart-felt and come from lifetimes of experience, pleasure and pain. The players are seasoned pros, led by Jim Parodi (who does most of the writing. Other albums are forthcoming.
Sound designer by trade and musician by calling, Michael Barrett has a lengthy list of published software titles, toys, games, and apps to his credit. He is also a founding and 12-year member of the Sun Kings, Northern California’s premiere Beatles tribute band. In that role, he sang Paul McCartney’s vocals while providing keyboard, guitars, harmonica and percussion. In solo performance on acoustic guitar and keyboard, Michael covers a diverse roster of artists with a faithful yet personal style and a hatful of original songs to spice the mix.
Local author Julia Park Tracey will read a brief excerpt from her newest book, The Doris Diaries Volume 2, Reaching for the Moon, which is based on the diary of Tracey’s great aunt, Doris Bailey who came of age in the early 1900’s during the time of Neptune Beach.
Shake It Booty Band is a super group of top Bay Area women musicians. This funk disco band is one of the most entertaining, rollickin’, funky, disco down-and-dirty dance bands to hit the scene in a long time. Members of this band play in various bands with members of Santana’s band, Tower of Power and have toured with Big Brother and The Holding Company, TuneYards, and Tempest.
Dakila is a legendary 1970’s Latin rock band that made its glorious return to the stage at the 2013 Voices of Latin Rock and was the hit of the show. Don’t miss this Latin groove band that took the city and their fans to a new high. When we think about Latin Rock, we usually imagine Hispanic or South American artists, but for the group Dakila, mixing Latin beats with Filipino flair has worked well. After many years of requests the band that began in 1971 is back to connect with fans and supporters of their worldwide music.
Taking its name from a much loved friend, patron and bon vivant, the Bob Claire Orchestra draws from a collective wealth of experience and sizable songbook to provide lively music and a festive atmosphere to events and occasions of every nature. BCO keeps dancers on the floor with over 100 songs spanning Motown, rock, jazz and blues, as well as keeping the listening crowd engaged with outstanding musicianship and colorful interaction. The BCO won the 2012 Battle of the Bands at Concerts at the Cove and headlined the July 2013 concert at Crab Cove. The BCO is available for engagements throughout the greater Bay Area.
The Wahine U’I Hawaiian dancers are from the Mastick Senior Center in Alameda.
Historians Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will host a history walk exploring the Neptune Beach area on Sunday from 1-2 p.m. Assemble in the parking lot at Taylor Avenue and Webster Street.
Spill the Wine is an energetic and talented local cover band based in Alameda, California that has rocked festivals, corporate events, weddings and clubs all around the San Francisco Bay area, and Northern California. With a broad song list ranging from Bruno Mars to Stevie Wonder, and Maroon 5 to the Jackson 5, Spill the Wine offers something for everyone and guarantees to get everyone on the dance floor. Spill the Wine is proud to be performing at Webster Street for the 4th time!
Alamedan Rudolph Llanes is originally from Austin Texas and is a musician’s musician. Proficient on guitar, keyboards and drums, he is also an excellent vocalist. He often plays at Alameda’s music venues such as Wescafe and 1400, and he has been one of the featured performers for Alameda Can Sing!, a local talent showcase. Rudolph played at the Concerts at the Cove Battle of the Bands on August 9th, 2013.
Bear Lincoln is a raucous four-piece of musiceers who groove with fervor and bring the house down with soulful, funky, and down-right rocking numbers time and time again. Bear Lincoln finished second at the Concerts at the Cove Battle of the Bands on August 9th.
This band’s Facebook page says it all: “Playing Steppin’ Reggae Beats, Stuff that Makes ya Move yah Feet!” Soulstice won the 2013 Battle of the Bands at Alameda’s Concerts at the Cove on August 9th, and has a huge loyal local following.