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7TH AVENUE PERFORMANCES SERIES, Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1329 Seventh Avenue, San Francisco, CA 7:30 PM Info: (415)664-2543 #3, /

Angelica's Bistro 863 Main St. Redwood City, CA 94063 (650) 365-3226

APOLLO ARTS SERIES CONCERT, 12587 Rice's Crossing Road, Oregon House, CA, 5:00 PM, Info: (530) 692-3113

Ashkenaz – Music & Dance Community Center 1317 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley, CA 94702 510/525-5054

Asana Tea House 103 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 425-8327 931 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831)460-1800

X Ardenwood, Fremont

X Aromas Contra: Faeth & Clark family (

Avenidas in Palo Alto on Bryant street

Barefoot Cafe 5237 Stevens Creek Blvd. Santa Clara 408/248-4500

X Baron Park May Fete at Bol Park. Has three bands, Morris dance troupe, mini parade, local vendors, public Maypole dance. gary breitbard

Bazaar Cafe 5927 California Street, San Francisco, CA 7:00 - 9:30 pm A neighborhood cafe with dinner and drinks in SF...they've had great live and all original music for many years!

Beckett and Bird Bookstore - San Francisco

X Bing/Reller, Greg Kaufman

X Black Diamond Mines Concert Series

X Blue Rock Shoot 14523 Big Basin Way Saratoga, CA 95070 (408) 872-0309

San Francisco Bluegrass etc. festival(s)

X Border's Books

Bus Barn Theatre 97 Hillview Ave Los Altos, CA 94022 (650) 941-0551

X Boulder Creek Bluegrass Festival, Scopazzi's Restaurant
13300 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek CA

X Caffe Riace in Palo Alto. Soft dinner music website and menu

X Cal Tech Folk Music Series

The Carlisle San Francisco, CA

X Cayuga Vault, Santa Cruz

X Coalesce Bookstore in Morrow Bay

The Coffee Society at the Cupertino Library on Torre Avenue on the north-west corner of the library building. 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014 (408) 996-2105

Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View CA 94040 650.917-6800 x314 fax 650.917.6813 Christine Marie Catura ( Concert Hall Manager EVENT PRO...doc (218.5 KB) Application form

Davenport Roadhouse

X Don Quixote's International Music Hall 6275 Highway 9 Felton, CA 95018

X Dr. K's Roots Revue

E-coffee/ice cream place in Mountain View on the corner of Castro and Evelyn.

X East-West Books good place for a fundraiser

X Fiddling Cricket series (

X The Forum 23500 Cristo Rey Dr. Cupertino, CA (650) 944-0100 Linda Gustavson, Ask for transfer to her office.

X Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse 2020 Addison Street Berkeley CA 94704 510-644-2020 Lisa Manning Marketing Director Lisa Manning (

X The Fresno Historical Society Civil War Re-enactment

X Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

X Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills, CA

Imelda White House Concert, Mountain View, CA 94043 (650) 964-7643 (

Irish Literary & Historical Society United Irish Cultural Center 2700 45th Ave. San Francisco, CA 94116 415/661-2700 Kathleen Kovach

Julie's Coffee & Tea Garden 1223 Park Street Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 865-2385

X KKUP's Friday Folk-Off Program, 5343 Joseph Lane San Jose, Ca. 95118 David Stafford (

X Dan Lederman Productions (

X Lick Observatory's "Music of the Spheres" Concert Series

X Little Fox Theatre

X Lompoc Music Series

X LOV-Newark Concert Series

X Lupine Naturist Resort

Main Street Coffee Roasting Company 150 Elm Street Redwood City, CA

X Menlo Park Farmer's Market: Margaret Carni, 650-322-6867

X Michaels by Shoreline - has music for events on occasion.

Minami Sushi, Berkeley--professional stage and P.A system. one block away from the U.C.B campus, at the busiest business district. Joon--Event Coordinator, Minami Sushi, 510-504-8044--very supportive.

X Mission City Coffee Roasting Co., 2221 The Alameda Santa Clara, CA 95050 (408) 261-2221

X Monterey Contra: Bob Silberstein ( 831-373-7559

X Morocco's Restaurant located at 86 N. Market Street. San Jose, CA 95113 - well run.

Music Store, 66 West Portal Ave. San Francisco, CA 94127 (415) 64-2044

Nancy's Houseconcerts, /

X Odd Fellows Hall, you can rent it out for your event. its on the second story, there's an elevator in the back.

Our Lady Star of The Sea Church, 515 Frederick St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

X Pacific Grove Art Center

Pacifica Performances/Concerts by the Sea, Sanchez Hall 1220 Linda Mar Blvd. Pacifica, CA 9404 (650) 355-1882

X Palo Alto Brown-Bag Series

X Palo Alto Contra: Alan Winston ( 650/926-3056

X Palo Alto Farmers' Market: Eva Heninwolf ( Farmers' Markets in General

X Palo Alto Performance Series

X Pantheacon Convention

X Peninsula School Yearly Spring Celebration - Frank Smithson 650 -364-7079 - call around February.

X Plough and Stars as part of the San Francisco Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival

X Red Feather Winery Livermore - wide open spaces

San Francisco Breakfast Club, San Francisco, CA

X San Francisco Contra: Charlie Fenton (

X The San Francisco Free Folk Festival

X San Geronimo Valley Community Center

X San Gregorio General Store, Hwy 84 & Stage Rd San Gregorio, CA 94074 (650) 726-0565

X Santa Cruz Ren Fest: Michael Gardner

Sam's BBQ, 1110 South Bascom Ave., San Jose, CA 95128

X Sausalito Art Festival

X Scottish Renaissance Festival, hosts Ben Lomond Games, has guilds, venders, re-enactments and music.

X St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Albany

The Terraces, 800 Blossom Hill Rd. Los Gatos, CA 95032

X Unitarian Church, PA (Debra J. Heinz, Office Administrative Assistant, UUCPA, 505 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto, 94306 (650) 494-0541 Ext. 24,

X Van Nuys Celtic Center

Vino Locale - open mic 2nd Wednesdays at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM June 9th, July 14th and August 11th. Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm 431 Kipling Street, Palo Alto, CA

X West Coast Live Radio Show

Willow Glen Coffee Roasting, Lincoln Ave, San Jose

X Willow Glen Senior Center, 1420 Curci Dr., SJ


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