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The Jacob Jeffries Band is an American pop rock band from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The music is piano driven pop/rock.Described by Miami Herald/Metromix as "bursting with hook-filled melodies and dramatic, instantly likable vocals," that grab at your soul and refuse to let go which, paired with the young songwriter's surprisingly insightful lyrics keep audiences out of their seats and singing along show after show.

For a complete list of musicians that will appear at the weekly noon time concerts, visit: 

http://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/users/alison-williams/blog/2014/7/2/cogswell-concert-series

Roem Baur is a San Francisco based singer-songwriter with a "stirring vocal range who will perform this Thursday at Cogswell at noon.

A classically trained tenor with a four octave range and award-winning singer (MAMA and Elly Awards), Baur has begun to distinguish himself in the San Francisco scene with his unconventional takes on blues, soul and folk music coupled with the wit and energy he brings to his live performances. 

The T. Clemente Band will perform this Thursday at noon at Cogswell Plaza. Food and chairs will be available as well as the opportunity to enjoy the shade of an umbrella. C'mon down!

Le Vice will be performing on Thursday at noon at Concerts at Cogswell. Hip Hop and R&B with an indie twist. This San Francisco foursome has managed to craft an indulgent sound that takes advantage of all the things we love to hate - a little bling bling mixed with a dash of dirty hipster.

Kaitlin McGaw brings her jazz, blues, rock style to Cogswell at 12 noon on Thursday. 

James Henry and his band, Hands On Fire will perform this Thursday at 12 noon.

 

James Henry is known for composing TV & film scores, touring the world with Columbia recording artist Pablo Cruise, and collaborating with other great artists including Taj Mahal, Robben Ford, Sly Stone, Buddy Miles, Merle Saunders, Pete Escovedo and Tom Jones, James is recognized among his peers in the music industry.

 

 

11-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNER PERFORMS AT COGSWELL ON THURSDAY AT NOON. FREE!

 

Tony Lindsay, long-time front man for Santana will perform with his band, Spangalang in the second in a series of noon-time concerts in Cogswell Park. Lindsay has performed with many other artists including Aretha Franklin, Smashmouth, The Whispers, Patty Austin, Curtis Mayfield and many more.

NBC Bay Area report on downtown sidewalk crowding and eminent code enforcement. Click here to watch it.

 

Too late. You missed it.

 

The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra attempting to break the world's record for busking.

 

June 11, 2014.

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Aurora comes to Downtown Palo Alto

Many of the retailrs will be having specials sales on Saturday. Look for the Shop Small doormats, reusable shopping bags, window stickers and baloons! And here is a link to a story from KCBS: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/video/9586411-bay-area-retailers-urge-shoppers-to-buy-local-on-small-business-saturday/

Mark your calendars for the annual holiday tree lighting and Shop Small Saturday!

Saturday November 30. Lytton Plaza. Live music by several children's choirs. One warm coat donation station and more.

Through the efforts of many, this major public art installation is now available for viewing in front of Palo Alto City Hall. Check it out. If you want to donate, do it today, the Kickstarter campaign ends soon. Put this into your browser...http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/search?utf8=✓&term=Aurora

Watch a  video shot during the unveiling event on November 16, 2013.