TH F S Music in the Park
14 At the second concert in this popular outdoor music series, AC/DShe and The Killer Queens take fans on a tour of the music of AC/DC and Queen. School of Rock’s house band, The Drought, open the show.
Gone With the Wind
1 Academy Award winner Olivia de Havilland grew up in Saratoga before moving to Hollywood in the 1930s. The Stanford Theatre will be celebrating her 100th birthday with screenings of one of her most well-known films.
Plaza de Cesar Chavez sjdowntown.com
Stanford Theatre July 1–3 stanfordtheatre.org
Japantown San Jose July 9–10 sjbetsuin.com
5 Hour Sculpture
22 Celebrate the installation of brand new additions to Montalvo's Art on the Grounds program with art-making activities, tours, live music, and gourmet food trucks, in addition to pop-up “sculptures” by artists across all disciplines.
Shiny Side Up Bicycle Show
Montalvo Arts Center montalvoarts.org
History Park July 23–24 shinysideupbikeshow.com
The Three Musketeers
FAME + Style Wars
Sanborn County Park Aug 5–Sept 4 svshakespeare.org
School of Arts & Culture at MHP famepresents.com
SJ Jazz Summer Fest
12 A summer destination for music lovers, concert-goers, and families alike, the festival features 120+ performances on 12 stages, showcasing jazz, blues, funk, R&B, salsa, and related genres.
Downtown San Jose Aug 12–14 summerfest.sanjosejazz.org
Emma Prusch Farm Park Aug 6–7 sjtamalefest.com
Green Day's American Idiot
This Tony Award–winning rock extravaganza tells the story of three lifelong friends forced to choose between their unbridled dreams and the safety of suburbia. City Lights Theater July 14–Aug 21 cltc.org
5 Adventure, treachery, romance, and swords dominate this hilarious new adaptation, based on Alexandre Dumas’ timeless swashbuckler and presented in an outdoor setting.
9 The San Jose Obon Festival is a time when generations come together to enjoy a rich cultural experience in one of the three remaining Japantowns in the United States with games, food, music, and over 1,200 dancers.
Shiny Side Up features all types of bikes, from fully custombuilt bikes to original rusted Schwinns, as well as bicyclerelated vendors, food trucks, stunt shows, and live DJ music.
30 Connecting the fashion, art, and music counterculture communities under one roof, this event features a fashion show, exhibitors, live music, food, dance performances, and a dash of the unexpected.
6 While sampling delicious tamale recipes, festival attendees will be treated to outstanding music and multicultural performances.
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