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Tom Peron’s 40th Year Anniversary Concert – Saturday, November 30 @ 7pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

Watermelon Music Presents:


Tom Peron’s 40th Year Anniversary Concert

Tom Peron and this group of musicians have been
playing together the past 40 years. Please join us as
we will be performing Jazz Classics and celebrating
four decades of playing jazz! The opening group will
be the Watermelon Jazz Ensemble! Show starts at 7:00PM

 


Tickets:

Available in-store, at doors, and online.

*Student I.D. must be presented upon arrival in order to ensure discounted entry.

Show starts @ 7pm, Doors open @ 6:30pm

**The Melon Ball is a B.Y.O.B venue**

Sale 2019 Fall Sale – Saturday, Nov 16 – Saturday, Nov 23
On April 12, 2019 By admin

This year’s Fall Sale will start at 10am Saturday, November 16th, on the day of our annual D’Addario Free Restring Food Drive and conclude on Saturday, November 23rd.

Don’t forget to stop by and save 15% or more on nearly all of your in-store purchases. Special blowout prices will be available on select guitars, amps, drums, and more! Spread the word, tell your friends, and bring the whole family down for amazing savings.

October – Composer Birthday Discounts
On April 12, 2019 By admin

During the month of October, Watermelon Music is celebrating the birthdays of:

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Oct 12, 1872
Franz Liszt: Oct 22, 1811
Domenico Scarlatti: Oct 26, 1685

Mention their birthdays or place an online order, and receive 20% off of any titles by Vaughan Williams, Liszt and Scarlatti until the end of October

We’ve also got hundreds of new titles in stock and available. Click here for a link to print music added to our system within the last 30 days.

Food for Strings Day! Free Guitar Strings – Saturday, Nov 16
On April 12, 2019 By admin

Watermelon Music and The D’Addario Company would like to give you free strings for your guitar, bass, mandolin or ukulele.  Simply bring in your instrument on Saturday, November 16th, between the hours of 10:00AM and 2:00PM, with at least two non-perishable food items, and our staff will install a brand new set of D’Addario brand strings, tune and polish your instrument, and send you happily on your way.

  • All food items received in Davis will be donated to Davis Community Meals, helping people in need during the upcoming holiday season.  Any extra donations will be both accepted and appreciated.
  • Please limit two instruments per household or person.

If you have any questions about this event, or if you would like to donate your time restringing instruments, please call Watermelon Music at 530 758 4010 or email us.

Watermelon Music would like to publicly thank the D’Addario Company for providing strings for this event.

Open Mic Night – Sunday, November 24 @ 6pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

Watermelon Music Presents:


Open-Mic Night

The last Sunday of every month is Open-Mic Night here at Watermelon Music! We strongly encourage songwriters, poets, comedians, musicians and talented individuals of any sort to mark it down in your calendar and come share your talent with the Davis Community. This months event will fall on Sunday, July 28th.

“Hide not your talents, they for use were made,
What’s a sundial in the shade?”
― Benjamin Franklin


Event Entry: FREE (Open to the public)

Performer Sign-up: FREE (See event host to request a time slot)

Show starts @ 6pm.

Australian Animal Rescue Benefit Concert – Sunday, February 9 @ 2pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin
A. Arroyo Recital – Saturday, February 15 @ 12:30pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin
Alex Jenkins Quartet – Saturday, January 25 @ 7:30pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

Watermelon Music Presents:

Alex Jenkins Quartet

The AJQ has been a regular fixture around the California Jazz scene for several years.  They will play music from their new album, “Live at the CLARA” as well as some Classic Jazz Standards.

Bio: Due to his in-depth study of the music of different cultures, Alex’s playing transcends musical traditions and boundaries. His expression of rhythm is heavily influenced by his study of Tabla. As a result, he has become known for his creative approach to music and his unique ability to fuse rhythmic ideas from various disciplines, into one cohesive sound.

Tickets:

Available in-store, at doors, and online.

Show starts @ 7:30pm, Doors open @ 7:00pm

**The Melon Ball is a B.Y.O.B venue**

February Composer Birthday Discounts
On April 12, 2019 By admin

During the month of February, Watermelon Music is celebrating the birthdays of:

Felix Mendelssohn: Born February 3, 1809
Carl Czerny: Born February 21, 1791
George Frideric Handel: Born February 23, 1685

Mention their birthdays or place an online order, and receive 20% off of any titles by Mendelssohn, Czerny or Handel until the end of February.

We’ve also got hundreds of new titles in stock and available.  Click here for a link to print music added to our system within the last 30 days.

Comedy Night: Julie Ash & Ryan Thomas – Friday, March 6 @ 8pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

Comedy Night March 2020 will include co-headlining acts!

Headliner #1: Julie Ash

Julie’s comedic style is edgy and derisive, yet charming and relatable. Her favorite topics include dudes in their twenties, Bay Area tech startups, and dudes in their twenties who work for those startups. she has performed at SF Sketchfest, The Stand in NYC, and placed 6th overall in the 2018 San Francisco International Comedy Competition.

Headliner #2: Ryan Thomas

Ryan Thomas brings laughs to people all over the country with his unique blend of witty social commentary and hilariously engaging story-telling. Since his first time performing stand-up in San Francisco;s historic Haigh Ashbury Neighborhood, he quickly gained momentum and was soon featured on bookings at famed comedy venues like Tommy T’s, Cobb’s Comedy Club, and the SF Punchline. He’s performed in places including Reno, Washington DC, and Chicago. Ryan is a San Jose, CA native and these days you can find him performing at show all across the bay area.

Tickets:

Available in-store, at doors, and online.

*Student I.D. must be presented upon arrival in order to ensure discounted entry.

Show starts @ 8pm, Doors open @ 7:30pm

**The Melon Ball is a B.Y.O.B venue**