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Devon Allman Project featuring Larry McCray & Jimmy Hall (Wet Willie)

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
1 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

The Devon Allman Project featuring Larry McCray & Jimmy Hall (Wet Willie) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the spirit and soul of one of the greatest bands in rock history – the Allman Brothers – brought to life on stage. This electrifying performance will take place at the upcoming 40th San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival in San…

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Chris Cain Band

June 17 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
1 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

“That boy can PLAY the guitar!” – BB KING Legendary Blues Guitarist Chris Cain was born in San Jose, California in 1955. His parents were huge music fans and shared their love of blues, jazz, and popular music with Chris. His African American father and Greek mother both loved music and had a huge record collection. His father first took…

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Diunna Greenleaf Band

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
1 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Living Blues Magazine’s 2015 Female Artist of the Year – Diunna Greenleaf – is a native Texan (Houston) with a dynamic musical background steeped in Southern soul, gospel, blues and jazz, with influences like Koko Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Rosetta Thorpe, Sam Cooke, Charles Brown and her parents (Gospel singers Ben and Maya Ella Greenleaf).  Known for riveting live shows, that take fans on an emotional…

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Andre Thierry & His Accordion Soul Music

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
1 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Andre Thierry, a name highly regarded amongst industry figures and fans throughout the music scene. True to his culture and love of music, he has crafted a career well beyond his years as an artist. Andre’s French Creole heritage is deeply rooted in Louisiana although he was born and raised in Northern California. At a very young age, he embarked…

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40th San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
1 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Silicon Valley’s longest running music festival returns to downtown San Jose’s Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Saturday, June 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with award-winning talent to celebrate its 40th year. San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival features 8 bands on 2 stages. In addition to world-class blues, gospel, soul, R&B and rock music, there will be over…

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Recent Events

Soul Blues Legend Johnny Rawls Winner of the 2019 BMA award for the Best Soul Blues

December 14, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mimosas Cafe of Willow Glen
860 Willow Street
San Jose, CA 95125 United States

Join Fountain Blues Foundation and Poor House Bistro at Mimosas of Willow Glen for a special Holiday Food Drive benefiting Sacred Heart Community Services. Live Music from Soul Blues Legend Johnny Rawls winner of the 2019 BMA award for the Best Soul Blues Album. Poor House Bistro food and beverages will be available for purchase. Let the good times roll…

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November 29 is Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2022

We had a great year! Record San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival attendance and record number of live fundraiser performances throughout the year. Let’s keep this going for the next generation of blues artists. Mission Statement “The Fountain Blues Foundation, a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, is organized to preserve and promote the indigenous American music known as the blues.…

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The Poor House Bistro Studio Presents Fountain Blues Foundation Holiday Party & Chris Cain’s Bday Celebration

November 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poor House Bistro Studio
87 Barack Obama Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Say goodbye to PHB Patio & Studio as this will be the LAST EVENT held at their current location. Featured Bands: Chris Cain Band Delgado Brothers Kid Andersen’s Greaseland Allstars Aki Kumar Band Jefe Meduri & Poor House Band Silent Auction & Raffle A $60 ticket, with proceeds benefiting Fountain Blues Foundation, includes: 1 drink ticket Fountain Blues poster Proceeds support…

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Fountain Blues Foundation Fundraiser Halloween Party

October 29, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poor House Bistro Studio
87 Barack Obama Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Thank you, once again, to Poor House Bistro for hosting another very cool event benefiting Fountain Blues Foundation. Saturday October 29th, 2022, Noon – 9PM • Silent Auction • Raffle • Full Bar • New Orleans Cuisine A $60 ticket, with proceeds benefiting Fountain Blues Foundation, includes: 2 drink tickets Fountain Blues poster Hours of great blues Featured Bands: Jefe…

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