Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Our Boys USA reunion celebration was a blast!

Our Boys USA got together for a reunion performance this past Carnival weekend. The event was hosted by Ashkenaz Cultural and Community Center in Berkeley. Led by Sharon Baird the group played a firey set that left the audience wishing for more. Click on headline to see photos or go to link below:

PanMan Leroi Boldon celebrates 75th

Bay Area veteran PanMan Leroi Boldon reached a milestone Monday in celebrating his 75th birthday. A small group of family and friends gathered at Leroi's home in San Jose to celebrate the occasion. Leroi has played with the SF Panhandlers and with Our Boys USA. He has also written tunes for Crazy and Jeff Narell. Leroi says he is looking forward to writing some new music for pan in the coming months. Bon fete Leroi!

Steel Jam in June

Steel Jam @ Beringer Vineyards,
Macy's and Oakland Zoo!
June 1, 2011 Newsletter

Steel Jam @ Pleasanton Nursing & Rehap Center Luncheon
(Steel Jam @ Staff Appreciation Lunch at Pleasanton Nursing & Rehab Center.)

At a Glance:
  • Sat., 6/4, Beringer Vineyards, 12-5 PM.
  • Sat., 6/4, Macy's,
    2-4 PM.
  • Sat., 6/25, Oakland Zoo's "Walk in the Wild," 5-8 PM.
Also on the Calendar:
  • June 2: Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce Mixer at the Holiday Inn Express Suites in Elk Grove.
  • June 10: Staff Appreciation Barbeque at San Carlos Elms.
  • June 26: Big Brothers/Big Sisters Cruise, (Tiburon Rotary event).
Steel Jam @ Four Seasons Hotel (SF) Event


Steel Jam


--Performed at the "Xactly Comp Cloud 2011 User Conference," through Bay Music & Entertainment, (5/23).

--Performed at Simi Winery through Wine Country Piano Music, (5/22).
--Performed at the U.S. Travel Association's "International Pow Wow" conference for over 1100 tour operators and event planners from around the world, (5/22).

--Performed for the Fremont Chamber of Commerce Mixer, (5/25).
--Performed at Mission San Jose Elementary School, (5/27).

--Performed for private parties in Oakland, San Jose, and Kenwood.
Steel Jam previously at Beringer Vineyards:
Steel Jam @ Beringer Vineyards

Steel Jam at Fremont Chamber of Commerce Mixer

Steel Jam (above)
at the Fremont Chamber of Commerce Mixer.

Steel Jam's public performances in June:
  • Sat., June 4, 12-5 PM, Beringer Vineyards in St. Helena-on the Promenade. Mary Spalding, Otto Huber & Julia Harrell of Steel Jam return to perform wine-sipping and toe-tapping music on the beautiful grounds of Beringer Vineyards. Usual tasting fees apply. Click here for Beringer location and info.

  • Also Sat., June 4, 2-4 PM, Steel Jam (Christin Hablewitz & Brian Andres) perform at Macy's at 1300 Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton. (2nd Fl., Men's Bldg., next to Tommy Bahama's.) (Steel Jam is sponsored by Music Plus Events.)
  • Sat., June 25, 5-8 PM, "Walk in the Wild" at the Oakland Zoo. Enjoy the Zoo like never before! Now in its 19th year, this fundraiser is one of the Bay Area’s premier events. 100+ restaurants, caterers, bakeries, wineries, and brew houses will be set up throughout the Zoo to offer samples while you listen to Steel Jam and enjoy the Zoo. This fun, adult-only event usually sells out so purchase your tickets early at the Oakland Zoo's Website.

Hope you all enjoyed a relaxing Memorial Weekend Holiday!

Now that the summer party and picnic season has finally arrived--(HOORAY!)--please contact Steel Jam to add our festive steel drum music to your parties, picnics, and special events.

Steel Jam @ the Corinthian Yacht Club 9-1-08 2 A small graduation party, a company picnic for hundreds, or a conference for thousands--Steel Jam makes the entertainment a success!
We also offer fun, hands-on, interactive sessions for team building, parties, fairs, festivals, etc. Contact us and we'll prepare a quote to fit your needs.

Mary Spalding

Link to my website

Watch Steel Jam video on YouTube here
(of Google, Inc. company picnic performance).
Tel: (415) 731-3550/Cell: (415) 823-4601
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