Friday, April 30, 2010

Steel Jam Spring Schedule

Steel Jam @ Oakland Museum of CA, Beringer Vineyards, Group Workshop, and More
Steel Jam April Newsletter

Steel Jam at a Glance:
Apr. 27, 7-8:30 PM: Group Steel Drum Workshop
Apr. 29, 4-7 PM @ Oakland Museum of CA (Members)
May 1, 7-10 PM @ ICRA Champagne Silent Auction
May 8, 7-10:30 AM @ Marin Human Race
May 9, 12-5 PM @ Beringer Vineyards
May 14, 10-2 PM @ Hillsborough Historic Homes Tour
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Future Summer Appearances:

June 26, 5-8 PM: Oakland Zoo "Walk in the Wild" fundraiser
July 4, 12-5 PM: Beringer Vineyards

Recent Steel Jam News:

--Recent performance at a corporate event at Meadowood Resort in St. Helena.

--Recent performance at an Open House for Alain Pinel realtor, Debbie Sharp.

--Steel Jam performs for an awards banquet for St. Helena Hospital on 4/21.

--Steel Jam performs for a corporate barbeque/Earth Day Celebration at the Seaport Center in Redwood City on 4/22.

--Steel Jam performs for a "Smart Women" business networking event in Sunnyvale, 5/11.

--Steel Jam performs for a book-signing event at the Oakland Zoo, 5/18.

--Steel Jam performs at an awards ceremony for Alameda County Emergency Medical Services, 5/19.

Welcome to Steel Jam's newsletter about our pubic performances and workshops!

Tues., April 27, 7-8:30 PM Group Steel Drum Workshop in San Francisco. 20% Discount opportunity. Click here for workshop details.
Thurs., April 29, 4-7 PM, Steel Jam Interactive Entertainment at the Oakland Museum of California, (1000 Oak St., Oakland). Steel Jam brings steel drums for everyone to play at this Members-Only Preview Event to celebrate the early May Grand Re-Opening after an extensive renovation project. Click here to become an OMCA member or for more museum info.
Sat., May 1, 7-10 PM, 16th Annual Champagne Silent Auction for Island Cat Resources & Adoption, (Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda). Click ICRA link for more info.
Sat., May 8, 7-10:30 AM, 28th Annual Marin Human Race in San Rafael. Attended by over 4,000 people, this race is the largest collaborative fundraiser in the county. Register here. Sponsored by the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership of Marin.
Sun., May 9, 12-5 PM, Beringer Vineyards in St. Helena. Usual tasting fees will apply. Click here for Beringer location and info.
Fri., May 14, 10-2 PM, Hillsborough Historic Homes Tour sponsored by the Community Service League and the City of Hillsborough to commemorate Hillsborough's Centennial Year celebration. Tour 5 historic estates that reflect the rich history of Hillsborough. (Steel Jam's exact location still to be determined.) $50 advanced tickets; a limited number of $60 tickets will be sold the day of the event. More tiicket and event info here.

The rainy season is almost over. HOORAY!As you organize your spring & summer parties, picnics, and special events, please keep in mind that Steel Jam's steel drum music creates a festive mood for events of all sizes!Choose 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 musicians and tailor the band to fit your budget and event needs. Whether it's a 20-person birthday party, a reception for 100-500, a corporate picnic or conference for thousands-- Steel Jam makes the entertainment a success!

Steel Jam also offers fun, hands-on, interactive group sessions (steel drums provided) for corporate team building, private parties & group classes.

Contact us and we'll prepare a quote to fit your needs.

Mary SpaldingLink to my website
Tel: (415) 731-3550Cell: (415) 823-4601Fax: (415) 731-9735Email:

Shabang! at Sam's Chowder House Half Moon Bay

Harry Best and Shabang! launch a series of summer concerts on the patio at Sam's Chowder House in Half Moon Bay on Saturday, May 1, 2010; 4-8pm. Sam's is right at the beach. Beautiful scenery, great food, nice family atmosphere, and fantastic steelpan music. Come on down! Call 510 222 1123 for more info.

Paul Snagg Plays Flavah Cafe Mother's Day

Spice Island Steeldrummer, Paul Snagg will be playing at Flavah Island Cafe, 2057 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702 on Mothers Day, May 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.? (510) 704-4083
Treat your mom to some sweet steel sounds!


Lil Mo LOVE playin NEW PARISH this Sat. 9pm Oakland!
Lil Mo LOVE Plays 2nd! don’t be late!!! COME @ 9pm!!

Lil Mo LOVE is gonna bring it TRINI STYLE! CARNIVAL is BAACHANAL! with Bayonics & Chico Man, DJ Ryzr & more !!!

Please Come out and see our costume presentation:

Ladies Free before 11pm-Guys $10.00


Hosted by Jonny Mack and Young Fyah-playing Caribbean Music/Miami Fete Style All Night. For more information

Start Time: Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 8:00pm
Location: The New Parish
Street: 579 18th street @ San pablo
City/Town: Oakland, CA