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Robert Randolph, Mimi Fox & Mingo Fishtrap Love Amoeba! We Are Live from the Monterey Jazz Fest.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 22, 2012 10:59pm | Post a Comment

It's a been busy day here at the Mini-Amoeba tent! Check out what pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph jazz guitarist Mimi Fox, and Mingo Fishtrap said about their favorite record store, Amoeba Music.
 

Robert Randolph...don't make fun of his wallet.


Mimi Fox, guitar goddess, can't get enough Amoeba.


Mingo Fishtrap get menacing.

Day Two at the Monterey Jazz Festival! Lots of All-star Signings at the Mini-Amoeba!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 22, 2012 12:59pm | Post a Comment

It's the second day of the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Fest and it's going to be a very busy and excitingday at the Mini-Amoeba tent! We've got all-star signings all day long, so come by and meet some legends. Here's today's schedule:

Saturday:
Robert Randolph -- 3:00pm
Ali Ryerson / Mimi Fox -- 4:00pm
Trombone Shorty -- 5:00pm
Mingo Fishtrap -- 5:45pm
Tierney Sutton -- 8:15pm
Christian Scott -- 9:00pm
Catherine Russell -- 9:45pm

Jazz Singer Tammi Brown and Afro-Cuban Beat Bandleader Pedrito Martinez Visit Amoeba Tent at the Monterey Jazz Fest

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 21, 2012 11:49pm | Post a Comment
The first night of the historic three-day Monterey Jazz Festival is coming to a close as the late night air
tammi brown
Tammi Brown and fan.
chills the Monterey Fair Grounds, but the sounds of Eddie Palmieri's Salsa Orchestra are still blazing from the Jimmy Lyons Arena and jazz fans are still scooping up the deals on CDs, LPs, DVDs, and books at the Mini-Amoeba tent. Today's big seller was Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Melody Gardot, who performed on the Jimmy Lyons stage this evening.

It was a full first night for us at the 55th Monterey Jazz Fest as we
Pedrito Martinez


Pedrito Martinez and Araicne Trujillo
had two dynamic special guests by for signings. At 8pm, we hosted the sultry jazz singer Tammi Brown before she was whisked away for a VIP meet and greet, and at 9:30pm we had Afro-Cuban beat bandleader Pedrito Martinez and his keyboard player/vocalist Araicne Trujillo, fresh from an exhilarating set on the Night Club stage. 

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We Are Live From the Monterey Jazz Festival and It's Opening Night!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 21, 2012 06:45pm | Post a Comment
monterey jazz festival
For the second year in a row, we are live from the Mini-Amoeba tent at the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival! We’ll be here everyday of the festival (September 21 - 23), offering rare and popular CDs and vinyl, special edition jazz t-shirts, books, AND up-close and personal signings with some amazing artists!

This year's line-up includes more than 500 artists performing on eight stages over the course of two days and three nights
Monterey Jazz Festival
The calm before the jazzy storm.
at the Monterey Fair Grounds! The Amoeba on-sight team is overjoyed to greet the stream of fans who streaming through the gates RIGHT NOW and listeining to Tammi Brown soundcheck at the Garden Stage, not 20 steps away from our Mini-Amoeba!

Tonight, Friday, is opening night of the festival and the shows start rolling at 6:30pm. We have two stellar signings at the Mini-Amoeba tent tonight, so stop on by and meet these jazz luinaries!

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Noise Pop Record Collective Party with Yalls! Sept. 25th, Oakland.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 13, 2012 04:09pm | Post a Comment

Noise Pop and Amoeba Music continue the ever-popular and biweekly Noise Pop Record Collectivevinyl party Noise Pop Record YALLS BerkeleyCollective with a show this Tuesday, September 25th hosted by Berkeley-based beat maker YALLS! The party goes from 8pm till midnight at Oakland's Era Art Bar.



Here's how it works: fans are invited to bring their own record for the carefully selected celebrity host DJs to play over the course of the evening. When you come, just check your records in at the DJ booth with the Record Collective Librarians and you'll be all set to party.

Be sure to RSVP for HERE, and get an exclusive Record Collective coupon for $5 off vinyl at Amoeba Music San Francisco and Berkeley!

PS: Sorry young vinyl fans, but Record Collective is 21+ only.

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