Bands

Locations listed counter-clockwise from 1st Street, down State Street, and up Main Street back to 1st Street. Final list of bands for each month subject to change. Check back a couple days before each event for the latest info.

If it rains during the event, some bands may cancel, some may play outside under a small canopy, and others may be able to play inside.

1. Amandine Lounge

Enjoy a cocktail at Amandine Lounge, or bring a small folding chair to sit a while as you enjoy one of our bands.

Simon Santiago

Simon Santiago plays an eclectic mix of classic acoustic rock and pop from the 60’s-90’s.  Solo shows and duo/band performances with The Breaux Show every week all over the South Bay, Peninsula, Morgan Hill/Gilroy wineries, and Santa Cruz/Capitola.  

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2. At B K Collections

342 State St, Los Altos, CA 94022

Stroll on over to BK Collections to enjoy one of our local bands. Bring a folding chair if you’d like to sit a while.

Jazz Before Midnight

Jazz Before Midnight plays swing tunes from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, Brazilian Bossa’s, Cool Jazz tunes and our favorites from the Great American Songbook.  We’ll have your toes tapping, your body swaying, and will put a smile on your face.

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3. INSIDE Dogma

149 2nd St, Los Altos, CA 94022

FIRST FRIDAY PARTY! Featuring live music, drinks, and more!

Enzo

Born in Costa Rica, Enzo made his musical debut at only five years old. Enzo has performed in 3 different languages at theaters, special events, and restaurants, and has recorded an album, “Mas que palabras”. Enzo also performs at his own concerts.

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4. At Linden Tree Books

265 State St, Los Altos, CA 94022

Have a seat and enjoy one of our bands in the cozy sitting area outside this beloved downtown book store.

The Song Gardeners

The Song Gardeners are at the forefront of the New Age Pop genre – creating well-crafted contemporary songs with positive, empowering messages. The band includes multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriters Corrie Dunn and Mary Gospe.

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5. At Urfa Bistro

233 State St, Los Altos, CA 94022

This is a great place to have dinner and enjoy one of our bands.

Norm Kahan

Norm takes you on a musical journey and touches the lives of people through his music. He plays rock and pop cover song classics as well as some of his originals. He specializes in vocals, guitar, piano and harmonica. He enjoys connecting with his audience. He plays concert venues, city events, wineries, private parties and nonprofit events.

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6. INSIDE State Street Market

9 South

Friends since their high school days in Cupertino, 9 South plays acoustic renditions of (mostly) rock songs from the 60’s to the 2000’s. The band consists of Walter Saleme (vocals, guitar, ukulele, trumpet, etc) and Tom Johnson (guitar, vocals, ukulele, percussion). 

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7. Assistance League of Los Altos

169 State St, Los Altos, CA 94022

This beautiful plaza is a great place to enjoy some local music. Bring a folding chair if you’d like to sit a while.

Fully Funded

Fully Funded is a classic rock cover band from Los Altos that has been performing regularly at First Friday events for many years. We play classic favorites from the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. We enjoy seeing families and kids playing, dancing, and singing along to our music.

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8. At Enchante Boutique Hotel

1 Main St, Los Altos, CA 94022

Make a dinner reservation for an exquisite meal while you enjoy the msuic.

House Band

House Band plays high energy dance music from the Stones, Beatles & Elton John, to Pink, Black Keys & Adele.

Tom Corn – guitar/lead vocals, Brendan DeLumpa – guitar/lead vocals, Bob Kaplan – drums, Barbara Nelson – keys/vocals, Rob Van Wandelen – bass/lead vocals.

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9. At Veterans Community Plaza

Main St &, State St, Los Altos, CA 94022

Order takeout from any local restaurant and enjoy music in the plaza!

The Fog

The Fog is a five-piece band playing high-energy blues-based classic rock (covers & originals) – music that’s good for listening, dancing, and eating/drinking.  They’ve been playing all around the Bay Area (clubs, private events, festivals) for over 11 years, performing more than 200 times.  Combined the members have over 100 years of live performance experience, and they love to connect with and entertain an audience.

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10. At Round Robin

146 Main St Suite 1A/100A, Los Altos, CA 94022

11. At Chase Bank

199 Main St, Los Altos, CA 94022

Rock out to one of our bands at the plaza outside Chase Bank. Limited seating is available, so consider bringing a folding chair if you’d like to sit and listen for a while.

Dance Avenue

Dance Avenue performs a variety of original dance songs for your event.  Influenced by pop hits from the past 30 years, Dance Avenue performs their own pop, funk, EDM, and rock songs.  Every song is about dancing!

Dance Avenue is not monotonous EDM.  Their songs bring out the many moods dancers can experience while dancing.  The song titles say it all: “Caveman Boogie”, “Celebrity In Your Feet”, “Let’s Tell The Clock What Time It Is”, “After The Dance” and “Party Like It’s 2019”.

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ray Medley and Micah Corson will give your audience a variety of dance beats and pop music escapades to achieve their singular goal: To see the audience have fun!


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12. At Rustic Oyster House

295 Main St, Los Altos, CA 94022

A great spot to have dinner and enjoy one of our bands!

Sony Holland

Since arriving on the Peninsula late in ’23, Sony Holland can be heard working her vocal magic on a mix of rock covers, jazz standards and originals in many area venues. Her musical resume includes everything from busking at Fisherman’s Wharf to high society diva along with three tours in Asia, singing the National Anthem for the Giants and Dodgers, and selling out top clubs like the Blue Note and Yoshi’s. She met guitarist/husband, Jerry Holland, on a blind date in Nashville where Jerry was a staff songwriter for CURB Records. His song ‘Friends’ (recorded by Atlantic Records recording artist, John Michael Montgomery) topped the Billboard country charts.

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13. At La Boulanger

301 Main St, Los Altos, CA 94022

This location has seating, so pull up a chair and enjoy one of our bands.

JD And The Shout

JD, Bill, and Larry are the dynamic trio behind the energetic, danceable rock & roll sound of JD and the Shout. Drawing inspiration from the music of the 1950s through the 2000s, we infuse a blend of rock, pop and country influences to create a high-octane guitar-driven sound with tight vocal harmonies. Our music is a nostalgic journey through the tunes you grew up with and can’t resist singing along to.

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14. At The Post

395 Main St, Los Altos, CA 94022

A great spot to have dinner and enjoy one of our live bands!

Wandering Acoustics

Wandering Acoustics plays classic rock & pop favorites from the 60’s through the 90’s, and performs throughout the Bay Area at festivals, restaurants, wineries, breweries, community and corporate events. Layered harmonies backed by guitar, violin, bass and drums/percussion. Please contact them for your next party or event!

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The lineup of bands changes every month, featuring music of all different types for all ages to enjoy.

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