Monaghan’s Indian Summer 2014

Monaghan’s Indian Summer 2014

We’re back at Monaghan’s on the Hill Oct. 9 from 6-9pm for an evening of Oaktown surf under the stars, and unless the Farmer’s Almanac is fibbing, it’s sure to be a clear and mild evening on the patio. Bring the family, bring the dog! There’s a hardy dinner menu, a huge selection of beers, wines and spirits, and entertainment for your listening, dining, and dancing pleasure. All that plus Surf Trivia Smackdown #3, where contestants try their luck and knowledge for some cool Trivalve swag. Flyer art by Lois Van...
Forbidden Island

Forbidden Island

Our favorite tiki bar plays host to an evening of instrumental surf. Come out to Alameda Thursday Sep. 11 from 8-10 pm. We’ll play another exciting round of Surf Trivia Smackdown for prizes – do you have what it takes to win a stylish Tshirt or Leona Sessions CD? Bring your A-game! Forbidden Island 1304 Lincoln Avenue (between Sherman and Morton) Alameda...
2014 Alameda County Fair

2014 Alameda County Fair

A return engagement at the county fair for the ‘Valves, this time with Jeff Price on drums, Sunday, June 29, 2014. Not only will you be able to eat corn dogs, treat your kids to mounds of cotton candy, wager at the race track, buy stuff for your household you’d NEVER consider otherwise, most important, you can catch some steaming instrumental at Festival Square starting at 4pm! If all that’s not enough, as part of our sense of Oakland pride, we will pay tribute to The Oakland Hogs – livestock raised by members of the Montclair 4-H club. Not to worry, the hog pens are not in close proximity to the bandstand....

KFJC Live Mic with Cousin Mary

We were very fortunate to be invited to play a live mic “in the pit” at KFJC 89.7 in Los Altos Hills. We hope to post some snippets of video soon, but for now, here is a handful of photos taken by Leslie Bialik....