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This video of Smash Mouth’s 2006 legendary Music in the Park performance shows singer Steve Harwell at his peak in his h...
09/04/2023

This video of Smash Mouth’s 2006 legendary Music in the Park performance shows singer Steve Harwell at his peak in his hometown. Harwell passed away this weekend at age 56.

Smash mouth playing their song "All Star" Live at San Jose's Music In the Park. It really shows what a kewl guy Steve Harwell is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWJLbmXG4WYAdrian Marcel, who performs in   9/22 with Jboogmusic &   posted this Bip Cit...
08/27/2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWJLbmXG4WY

Adrian Marcel, who performs in 9/22 with Jboogmusic & posted this Bip City Dance Challenge w Black Flag Dance. Metro is pleased to be Music in the Park’s media sponsor since the beginning, and, yes, tickets for this show have been selling very fast wklys.co/jboog

Adrian Marcel Ft. E40- Bip City Dance Challenge Staring- BLACK FLAG DANCE CREWDirected by: Momo VizualanteSTREAM ON ALL DIGITAL PLATFORMS NOW!!!SPOTIFY : htt...

It's two weeks until the CeeLo show. Also on the bill are San Jose’s own The Limousines and Tony Lindsay. Tickets at Cal...
08/04/2023

It's two weeks until the CeeLo show. Also on the bill are San Jose’s own The Limousines and Tony Lindsay. Tickets at CalTix.

This is "CeeLo Green - F**k You" by Nate Mac on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Metro is pleased to support some great shows this summer in Plaza de Cesar Chavez : CeeLo Green with The Limousines and ...
07/28/2023

Metro is pleased to support some great shows this summer in Plaza de Cesar Chavez : CeeLo Green with The Limousines and Tony Lindsay on Aug 18, and J Boog on Sept 22. Tickets for First Tech Federal Credit Union Music in the Park shows are available at CalTix.com

Metro’s Bill Kopp talks to Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner ahead of the band’s performance Friday at San Jose’s Music in the P...
07/19/2023

Metro’s Bill Kopp talks to Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner ahead of the band’s performance Friday at San Jose’s Music in the Park

Music in the Park will feature Soul Asylum at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez on July 21. Tickets available for sale now.

Metro’s neighbor  in   is starting their new Boogie Breakfast in five minutes, with some of our favorite DJs like  & blu...
06/03/2023

Metro’s neighbor in is starting their new Boogie Breakfast in five minutes, with some of our favorite DJs like & blue cocktails. These photos are making us hungry!

03/05/2023

Hail storm in San Jose 11:15 Sunday

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Have you read the Metro interview with new mayor Matt Mahan? If you don’t make it out in the rain it’s online at bit.ly/...
01/09/2023

Have you read the Metro interview with new mayor Matt Mahan? If you don’t make it out in the rain it’s online at bit.ly/3GSudMY

San Jose's Districts 3, 5, and 7 are up for grabs this election season. Candidates are competing to represent three coun...
11/03/2022

San Jose's Districts 3, 5, and 7 are up for grabs this election season. Candidates are competing to represent three council districts on November 8.

The outcome of the current San Jose City Council races will have a lasting impact on three of the most populous districts in the city. Residents in Districts 3, 5, and 7 will elect new…

Our 2013 story on Cindy Chavez’s grand jury testimony in the San Jose Garbage Scandal has taken centerstage in the 2022 ...
11/01/2022

Our 2013 story on Cindy Chavez’s grand jury testimony in the San Jose Garbage Scandal has taken centerstage in the 2022 mayoral race, with dueling flyers by the California Realtors and public safety unions. We go back to the source and do a recount. Here’s what we found: https://wklys.co/3t5VTXn

Quickly rising jazz singer Samara Joy returns to the Bay Area this week for a sold out show in Half Moon Bay."At the end...
09/30/2022

Quickly rising jazz singer Samara Joy returns to the Bay Area this week for a sold out show in Half Moon Bay.

"At the end of the day, I have to be me"

https://buff.ly/3SnLkcT

This week, Samara Joy performs in Half Moon Bay at the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society.

Now streaming, the Marilyn Monroe biopic "Blonde" takes an unflinching look at the life of one of America's most famous ...
09/30/2022

Now streaming, the Marilyn Monroe biopic "Blonde" takes an unflinching look at the life of one of America's most famous stars.

https://buff.ly/3SKLjQh

Let’s be frank. Do we really need another retelling of the Marilyn Monroe story? Really, is there anyone even remotely interested in learning the details of Norma Jeane Mortensen’s life and career who doesn’t already know it pretty much by heart? That’s what filmmaker Andrew Dominik, and the...

This week’s cover story looks at the underdog mayoral campaign of Matt Mahan, whose opponent is endorsed by, well, every...
09/08/2022

This week’s cover story looks at the underdog mayoral campaign of Matt Mahan, whose opponent is endorsed by, well, everybody in the poltical establishment wklys.co/3KWqU86

On their new album No Magic, San Jose indie rockers Natasha Sandworms take a long, hard look at the world."I came out of...
09/07/2022

On their new album No Magic, San Jose indie rockers Natasha Sandworms take a long, hard look at the world.

"I came out of [quarantine] a lot more level-headed and clear-minded"

https://buff.ly/3RKo5ZQ

San Jose musician Natasha Sandworms says the quarantine of 2020 was a time for her to get in touch with “the material world.” “I used to be very affected by mystical and new age thinking,” she explains. “I believed that positive thoughts directed positive effects and negative thoughts dire...

Matt Mahan talks about the steps that took him from a small Watsonville kid to potentially San Jose's next mayor. “The c...
09/07/2022

Matt Mahan talks about the steps that took him from a small Watsonville kid to potentially San Jose's next mayor.
“The city [San Jose] has given me incredible opportunities. I just fell in love with it when I came here. Maybe it is a little bit of nostalgia from my youth, but I came here in the ’90s and it just felt like a city on the rise.”
https://www.metrosiliconvalley.com/matt-mahans-journey-to-mayorship/

On a surface level, Matt Mahan’s image coincides with trappings of wealth and influence. He went to elite schools like San Jose’s Bellarmine College Preparatory and Harvard University and has ties to technology industry luminaries like Mark Zuckerberg and Sean Parker, as well as the support of S...

The recent Open Mic series at The Improv has been a boon for local comedians, including the 12 year old who was recently...
09/07/2022

The recent Open Mic series at The Improv has been a boon for local comedians, including the 12 year old who was recently selected as a Top 2 performer

"It’s definitely a big opportunity. I really appreciate that the San Jose Improv did that"

https://buff.ly/3KSO2nQ

The Improv’s open mic nights operate like talent show auditions. Performers whose jokes don’t land, or who don’t connect well to the audience, get the boot.

Ska legends Buck-O-Nine come to the Ritz this weekend on the In Defense of Ska tour. Now a band for more than 30 years, ...
09/07/2022

Ska legends Buck-O-Nine come to the Ritz this weekend on the In Defense of Ska tour. Now a band for more than 30 years, the group struck mellow third-wave gold with their 1997 hit "My Town"

https://buff.ly/3RnIKTL

Jonas Kleiner still remembers the dark days, after the world turned on ska music. They were, after all, not so long ago. “It was tough,” the Buck-O-Nine guitarist recalls. “You get people telling you you’re a sellout and throwing s**t at you. You have to believe in yourself at the end of the...

08/20/2022

Officially, the party has started. Los Rakas Music in the Park

A new mural on San Jose's northside is one of the city's longest, spanning a total of 9,450 sq feethttps://buff.ly/3bZrM...
08/18/2022

A new mural on San Jose's northside is one of the city's longest, spanning a total of 9,450 sq feet

https://buff.ly/3bZrMf4

The 9,450-square-foot mural by local artist Lacey Bryant depicts rolling hills of native California wildflowers.

From selling chips in a box truck, to opening a storefront business just outside downtown, Yonex Jones's unlikely TANKSH...
08/06/2022

From selling chips in a box truck, to opening a storefront business just outside downtown, Yonex Jones's unlikely TANKSHOP empire is just beginning .
https://buff.ly/3OYJtZw

Whether he's hawking exotic chips, wearable gear or his own music, Yonex Jones keeps the inventory fresh.

The new collection by poet Janice Lee takes inspiration from the loss of an animal companion, building new connections i...
08/04/2022

The new collection by poet Janice Lee takes inspiration from the loss of an animal companion, building new connections in the process

"It’s not just about hearing with your ear, it’s about sensing with your whole body"

https://buff.ly/3SmOUVa

In her newest book Separation Anxiety, released on August 2nd by Clash Books, Janice Lee aims to “de-center the human."

Tonight, LGBTQI+ scholar Steven W Thrasher discusses the intersection of outbreak with social justice in an online event...
08/04/2022

Tonight, LGBTQI+ scholar Steven W Thrasher discusses the intersection of outbreak with social justice in an online event from Keplers.

https://buff.ly/3zt6QEY

Just as climate change affects the most disempowered demographics across the world in ever-more susceptible degrees, the harm viruses cause is not a question of science alone. In his timely new book, The Viral Underclass: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide, scholar and journalist Dr....

Feeling the need to be inspired? See the extent one person can go to raise awareness of climate change.“The nuclear weap...
07/28/2022

Feeling the need to be inspired? See the extent one person can go to raise awareness of climate change.

“The nuclear weapon was the first danger to the planet, in terms of peace. The second danger, it is called climate change."

https://www.metrosiliconvalley.com/one-bike-riders-campaign-against-climate-change/

David Ligouy’s mission to promote peace and tackle climate change through solar e-bikes.

San Jose musicians need all the space they can get and, each Friday night, Nirvana Soul is happy to provide them with so...
07/28/2022

San Jose musicians need all the space they can get and, each Friday night, Nirvana Soul is happy to provide them with some.

"We often hear that our mics are the very first time performers have gotten on stage and we take that very seriously.”

https://buff.ly/3OHuXoX

Nirvana Soul’s weekly music open mic makes some necessary space in San Jose.

07/15/2022

The big day is here. ABC and A Flock of Seagulls in Plaza de Cesar Chavez for what promises to be a memorable day in . Tickets at CalTix.com

New wave hitmakers ABC play Music in the Park this weekend. Singer Martin Fry says the band always had a "rebellious spi...
07/14/2022

New wave hitmakers ABC play Music in the Park this weekend. Singer Martin Fry says the band always had a "rebellious spirit"

https://buff.ly/3aALeOx

Iconoclastic frontman Martin Fry celebrates 40th anniversary of one of New Wave's landmark records.

Local activist group San Jose Strong are now developing an app to make organizing in San Jose easier."I just took the na...
06/30/2022

Local activist group San Jose Strong are now developing an app to make organizing in San Jose easier.

"I just took the national conversation and centered it in San Jose"

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It was a hot June day in San Jose, a city still reeling after police had tear gassed and fired rubber bullets at peaceful protestors responding to the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis a few days earlier. Social media across the world was inundated with black squares posted in solidarity with th...

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