.Mike Huguenor

Mike Huguenor
Arts and Entertainment Editor for Metro Silicon Valley. Musician and writer, born and raised in San Jose.
Os Mutantes in San Jose
Aug 29, 2023

Os Mutantes in San Jose

No other genre of music has achieved the glorious highs of tropicalia. The 1960s Brazilian psychedelic movement effortlessly combined freaky American and British rock music with sun-bleached bossa nova for a sound entirely its own—and Os Mutantes were one of the leading charges.
Dox Black in San Jose
Aug 29, 2023

Dox Black in San Jose

Though the Bay’s hip hop glory often goes to Oakland and Richmond, some of the region’s best rappers remain hidden among the many winding streets and avenues of San Jose. Over the last decade, San Jose’s Dox Black has dropped ten albums of inspired, nimble hip hop, combining a conscious and life-affirming perspective with some serious bars.
Cartoon Hearts in San Jose
Aug 22, 2023

Cartoon Hearts in San Jose

Taking influence from razor sharp pop-rock like the Stokes and the 1975, Cartoon Hearts are the newest project from local musician Jay Chiorean (Rove,...
Tiffany Haddish in San Jose
Aug 1, 2023

Tiffany Haddish in San Jose

Tiffany Haddish has played a character named “Trina” at least three times on film, once alongside Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key in Keanu and...
Discos Resacas
Jun 7, 2023

‘East Side San Jose’ Album Release Show at St. James Park

Ivan Flores and the Discos Resacas Collective made something special with last year’s East Side San Jose. The sequel to an overlooked jazz classic,...
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Jun 1, 2023

Get Your Hedwig on at the Guild Theatre

This Sunday, David Bowie tribute group Rebel Rebel teams up with the Guild Theatre for a glam rock extravaganza known as “Night of 1,000...
Los Yesterdays
May 25, 2023

Cruise Down to St. James Park for Los Yesterdays

Daptone recording artists Los Yesterdays take a little trip in the bomber to St. James Park this week, playing a free show downtown presented...
Symphony San Jose Game On
May 25, 2023

Score Some Music With Symphony San Jose

Music and video games go together like Mario and Yoshi. Without their evocative soundtracks, the faraway lands of video games would feel hollow, unmotivated...

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