(Feb. 28, 2014) Mother Nature must have missed the memo that it’s still winter
in San Jose, because its many parks and hills are blooming with colorful
flowers, lush foliage and singing birds.
Peoples’ thoughts are turning not only to thoughts of love, but to getting
out and socializing. The city is
answering that call with a bounty of spring events and festivals, inviting
everyone to come out of hibernation and explore San Jose’s outdoor recreation and
SAN JOSE, Calif. – No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-newSesame Street Live “Make a New Friend” visits City National Civic from Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8.
Country superstar Jennifer Nettles will bring her “That Girl,” solo headling tour to City National Civic (formerly the San Jose Civic) on March 27.
Nettles’ 2014 tour will travel through more than 30+ cities following the release of her highly anticipated debut solo album That Girl on January 14. The album was produced by Rick Rubin and recorded at the famous Shangri-La Studios in Malibu, Ca
SAN JOSE, CA (Dec. 9, 2013) – The days are cooler and the nights longer, but San Jose offers many ways to warm up your winter with exciting events. From heart-warming holiday traditions and heart-pumping sports to innovative artistic and entertainment pursuits, San Jose is the place to be through the holidays and beyond.
Emblem3 have announced their first national headline tour set for winter 2014. The #BandLife Tour will feature a date at City National Civic (formerly known as the San Jose Civic) on March 12 with special guest MKTO. The tour, in support of Emblem3’s debut album Nothing To Lose, brings the trio’s hard hitting live show for an up close and personal performance in major cities across the U.S. and Canada.
SAN JOSE, CA (Dec. 4, 2013) – City of San Jose and Team San Jose officials -- along with country music superstar Wynonna Judd and Nederlander Concerts -- today unveiled the renamed City National Civic and new marquee to rebrand the historic concert venue.
The historic San Jose Civic has been renamed the City National Civic. City National Bank, California’s premier private and business bank, will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2014.
Multi-platinum rock band Styx will play the San Jose Civic on February 6. Tickets go on-sale Saturday, November 9 at 10:00 AM.
With over 30 million records sold in North America alone, Styx is one of the most beloved rock bands on the planet. Tommy Shaw, James “JY” Young, Chuck Panozzo, Lawrence Gowan, Ricky Phillips and Todd Sucherman have been together longer than any other lineup in the band’s 40-year history.
LAS VEGAS, NV (Oct. 16, 2013) – Team San Jose unveils their new “Here” advertising campaign today at IMEX America in Las Vegas, NV – one of the nation’s premier trade shows for meeting and incentive planners.
SAN JOSE, CA (Oct. 9, 2013) – City and Team San Jose Officials -- along with Hunt Construction and Populous –to celebrate the official grand opening of the San Jose McEnery Convention Center’s recent $130 million renovation and expansion on Oct. 10 at a special Community Day event. The new Convention Center offers 125,000 square feet of additional flexible ballroom and meeting room space, increasing the facility’s space to 550,000 square feet of usable space and making San Jose more competitive as a meetings and events destination.
Fortified with eight instantly-sold-out US club shows, a sold-out UK/European tour, and critical and fan acclaim for the live shows and five brand-new songs, Pixies announce that a 33-city, coast-to-coast North American leg has been added to its 2013-2014 world tour with a date at the San Jose Civic on Saturday, February 22 with special guest Best Coast. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, October 11 at 10:00AM local time; log onto pixiesmusic.com for purchasing information.
TOWER OF POWER will co-headline with WAR for one night only at the San Jose Civic on Saturday, December, 28.
Celebrating more than 40 years of success and original "Oakland style" soul music, TOWER OF POWER’s hits include "You're Still A Young Man,” "So Very Hard To Go,” "Soul With a Capital S,” "Soul Vaccination,” "What Is Hip?” and "Don't Change Horses (In the Middle of a Stream)." Known for its world famous horns, TOWER OF POWER’s sound is in a class of its own.
SAN JOSE, CA (Sept. 26, 2013) – Before unveiling the new San Jose McEnery Convention Center during its Grand Opening weekend this October, Team San Jose and the Silicon Valley Business Journal are partnering to host this year’s Structures Awards. This will be one of the first events to take place in the new Grand Ballroom, the premiere new ballroom of the newly renovated and expanded Convention Center – complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony by Mayor Chuck Reed to signify the unofficial opening.
City and Team San Jose Officials announced the installation of an exciting interactive public artwork at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center Plaza. The artwork, entitled Idea Tree, creates a vast interactive exterior experience for visitors that references Silicon Valley’s creative idea landscape.
“Idea Tree is symbolic of the innovative spirit alive in San Jose and reinforces the technological advancements in Silicon Valley,” said CEO Bill Sherry.
Ana Gabriel will perform at the San Jose Civic on Friday, October 18th in support of her three new releases: a live pop CD titled Altos de Chavón El Concierto; a live ranchero CD titled Un Mariachi en Altos de Chavón; and a concert video, available in DVD and Blu-Ray with HD video and 5.1 audio, titled Altos de Chavón: Los Dos Conciertos.
What: Media photo opportunity and meet and greet with Idea Tree Artist Soo-in Yang while last step of installation is completed, including crane placement and final welding of public art Idea Tree “canopy.” The Idea Tree will be anenergetic sculptural gateway to the new Convention Center.
The San Jose Civic will host The Price Is Right Live! On Friday, September 20thwith Emmy Award winning television host Todd Newton. Newton is known to audiences for his work on E! Entertainment Television. For over a decade, Todd’s personable interviewing style and amiable personality connected viewers with Hollywood’s elite and provided an All Access Pass to star-studded red carpet events.
(SAN JOSE, CA – August 8, 2013) - - Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality, is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the “Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour.” Brown will appear at The Center for the Performing Arts on OCTOBER 24, 2013, presented by Broadway San Jose - a Nederlander Presentation, in partnership with Team San Jose.
By popular demand, "The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses" concert series will revisit several cities this summer and fall with Second Quest, a new season of fresh and exciting material exploring even more chapters from the Zelda franchise.
SAN JOSE, Ca. – (July 30, 2013) – Team San Jose has named Karolyn Kirchgesler – an industry executive with 25 years of experience, including running a similar merged CVB-convention center model -- as its new CEO following a yearlong search process.
“The Team San Jose Board of Directors is thrilled to welcome Karolyn Kirchgesler to San Jose,’’ said Michael Mulcahy, chairman of the board for Team San Jose and managing partner of SDS NexGen Partners.
The LEGO®KidsFest national tour stops at the San Jose Convention Center August 30 – September 1, 2013, bringing all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in this three acre activity- and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests.
Among the many LEGO attractions, families will find:
July 24, 2013 – BROADWAY SAN JOSE, a Nederlander Presentation announced a change to its 2013-14 Broadway Series lineup following news that the national tour of THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has been postponed for a subsequent season.
A new tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will fill the same time slot – May 27-June 1, 2014 - in the season ticket package, which also includes touring productions of WICKED,
SAN JOSE, CA (July 19, 2013) – As Team San Jose (TSJ) and the San Jose hotel community draws closer to unveiling the anticipated convention center expansion, newly appointed board members add depth to an already strong, committed list of local leaders.
TSJ’s Board ratified four (4) new members and reinstated ten (10) members for another term in an effort to continue the strong economic momentum of the last two years.
Country rock superstars Montgomery Gentry and Charlie Daniels Band co-headline the San Jose Civic on Sunday, December 15th for one night only.
Hot off the heels of their latest release Rebels On The Run, Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry are poised to stake their claim as one of country music’s all-time greatest duos. When the two Kentucky boys—Eddie, is from Lancaster an