Plaza de Cesar Chavez

1 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113

1-408-641-4144

Plaza de Cesar Chavez

Plaza de Cesar Chavez is situated on over two acres in Downtown San Jose. It is a popular place to hang out as it is located near museums such as The Tech Interactive and the illustrious San Jose Museum of Art. The park regularly attracts visitors with its musical performances and festivals. A stroll through the park is complemented by beautiful water fountains, flower beds, and even an open-air theater. If you are planning to visit the nearby museums, be sure to set aside time to explore this lovely park area. You might even catch a popular food festival or unique performance.

 

Plaza de Cesar Chavez

1 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113

1-408-641-4144

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Upcoming Events

Jefe Meduri Famiglia Band

June 15 @ 11:15 am - 11:55 am

Poor House Bistro Stage: Jeff Meduri has been holding down a weekly performance at the Poor House Bistro for over 10 years playing a variety of Blues, Funk, Rock & Soul music.   Each musician has over 40 years of experience from each artist and include Dave & Lynn Allender, Gary Rosen, Scotty Griffin, George Kent,…

Terrie Odabi

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

It has been proclaimed that Terrie Odabi is nothing short of West Coast Blues Royalty. It has been written that she is “easily the most dynamic blues and soul woman to have emerged in the Bay Area since Etta James came out of San Francisco’s Fillmore District in the ’50s.” Only a singer with Odabi’s combination of…

TBA from Follow the Music

June 15 @ 1:15 pm - 1:55 pm

We are thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration between Fountain Blues Foundation and Follow the Music, a pioneering music education and emerging artists program. Follow the Music, spearheaded by a passionate group who recognize the profound impact of music, boasts honorary guests such as 49er legend and NFL Hall-of-Famer Ronnie Lott, alongside Oakland music icon and Elevate…

John Németh & The Blues Dreamers

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

John Németh‘s musical journey began in the muddy potato fields of Idaho in the early ’90s, where he initially found solace in the hard-edged sounds of hip-hop and rock. However, a pivotal moment occurred when a friend introduced him to the classic blues album “Hoodoo Man Blues” by Junior Wells and Buddy Guy, igniting his…

M’Sippi Slide

June 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:10 pm

Poor House Bistro Stage: M’sippi Slide (pronounced Mississippi Slide) features a great lineup of musicians that are leading a local revival of classic R&B. The vocals are handled by Lijah Raoof who brings to life the vocal styling’s of Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Ruth Brown, Mavis Staples, Koko Taylor and many others. The fans of…

John Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen

June 15 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Jon Cleary, a London-born musician, defies expectations as a New Orleans piano maestro. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter, Cleary’s musical journey began at the tender age of 5 with the guitar. By 16, he co-founded ‘Delta Wing’ with blues guitarist Roger Hubbard, earning praise from blues icon Muddy Waters. Fascinated by funk-infused tunes, Cleary delved…

Anthony Arya Band

June 15 @ 5:45 pm - 6:25 pm

Poor House Bistro Stage: Anthony Arya is an Americana rock performing & recording artist from the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Anthony started out in Santa Cruz gaining a large local fanbase after his appearance on NBC’s The Voice, followed by the release of three studio albums. The Anthony Arya Band takes his Dylanesque folksy…

Delgado Brothers with Special Guest Chris Cain

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Propelled by their 2016 International Blues Competition win in Memphis, Tennessee, driven by fierce independence, unified by family and fortified by the brotherhood of music, the Delgado Brothers deliver the musical goods; topical anthem-worthy songs complemented by call-to-action lyrics, soul stirring blues rock guitar solos and Latin-flavored percussion. The Delgado Brothers—eldest brother Bob Delgado on bass, middle…

Recent Events

Andre Thierry & His Accordion Soul Music

June 17, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez

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…

Diunna Greenleaf Band

June 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez

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…

Chris Cain Band

June 17, 2023 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez

“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…

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

June 17, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaza de Cesar Chavez

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…

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