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The Tabard Theatre Company
Tabard Events

TABARD EVENTS is a program of THE TABARD THEATRE COMPANY, the resident and managing theatre company of Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS). TABARD EVENTS presents some of the best live music from all genres, as well as a host of other performing arts events. TOSPS is a unique and intimate "Destination" and available for rent to private, for-profit, and non-profit organizations throughout the year.

Parking: Theatre on San Pedro Square offers Validation for Free Parking after 6:00 pm weeknights and all day/evening weekends, in the City parking lot conveniently located across the street from our theatre (except on Sharks/Special Event pre-paid nights).
(For Directions and more detailed Parking Information, click here.)

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Tabard Events presents

Most Tuesdays, 7pm

Check out the local talent! Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS) presents different musicians each week—

Jazz — Blues — Guitar — Big Band

The admission is FREE! Enjoy the open bar and your favorite—or some new—talent!

Coming Up Next
June 2 Blues Society/Jeramy Norris and the Dangerous Mood Blues
June 9 Steel Horse Bon Jovi Tribute Band
June 16 Genji and Laura Jazz
June 23 The Top Shelf Big Band Big Band



Guest Event


Saturday, May 30

2015 Rock for a Reason

Presented by Music As Language to benefit the Audrie Pott Foundation

The "Rock for a Reason" concert brings music students and professionals together to create more than 15 bands-for-a-day. Students choose the music, and then bands are formed for each song, consisting of a drummer, bassist/guitarist, pianist and vocalist! This annual event brings families together and allows music to be the common thread to bridge generations, cultures and backgrounds.

Songs will range from artists such as Taylor Swift, The Beatles, Journey, Maroon 5, and even originals from our students and professional band! Come out and enjoy the awesome music and visual stage production, as well as help a worthy-cause create a better future for our young people!

All proceeds from this event will go to benefit the Audrie Pott Foundation, A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing anti-cyberbullying presentations to schools, art and music scholarships, grants for school therapists.

"This event is important because it's the youth of our area helping local youth," said Majhon Phillips, Music As Language founder and coordinator of Rock for a Reason. "Every act of kindness and generosity grows to create more - why not use great music and fun as a starting point?"

Tickets will be sold in advance and at the door for $35.

Time: 11 a.m.
Phone: 408-782-4793



Tabard Events presents


June 12–13

Syndicate of Sound 
Heart of the Sixties

Get ready for an epic night revisiting the most creative decade in rock history.

Catch the Syndicate of Sound in the city they put on the rock-'n'-roll map when their snarling anthem "Little Girl" skyrocketed into the national Top Ten in 1966.  Founding members Don Baskin (vocals), Bob Gonzalez (bass), and Jim Sawyers (guitar), flanked by Pat Hennessy on drums and Tom Muller on keyboards, combine song, story, video, and dance to recreate the Heart of The Sixties!

Joan Chiasera, renowned vocalist and violinist for Gypsy, joins the Syndicate to present this high-powered revival.

If you were there, you’ll delight in the flashback.  If you weren’t, this is your chance to experience first-hand the mind-altering sounds, the frantic go-go dancing, the TV shows and ads… and more from the Heart of the Sixties.  What could be groovier!

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Guest Event


Noon Arts & Lectures, 12:10–12:50 pm


Friday, June 5

The Un-Natural Phenomenon of Valved Horn

Presented by: NoonArts & Lectures and Mission Chamber Orchestra

The horn concertos of W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) are notoriously beautiful compositions that continue to be an essential part of the horn repertoire. This short discussion will focus on the subsequent addition of valves to the instrument in the 19th century, and demonstrate the difference this allowed in compositional style between Mozart's concerto K417 and the Horn Concerto of Portuguese composer Francisco Santos Pinto (1815-1860). Hornist Alex Rosenfeld will perform these two concertos with the Mission Chamber Orchestra in San Jose on Sunday afternoon, June 7.

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Friday, June 19

Iolanthe Presentation

"Fairy curses, incompetent politicians, and a clever Royal Guardsman... just a typical day at the office." Presentation on Iolanthe which will be at the Montgomery Theater June 20-28, 2015 (


Suggested $5 Door Donation
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Coming Up Next—Third Friday of Each Month (check back for details)
June 19    
July 17    
August 21    
September 18    
October 16    
November 20    
December 18    

Tabard Events presents


Saturday, August 15

Cathy's Birthday Fundraiser  5:00 PM

Hard to believe, but Cathy is turning 65 this summer, on August 13. Join us at Theatre on San Pedro Square on Saturday, August 15, as we celebrate the 65th birthday of Tabard's founder and Artistic Director.

This will be a rollicking night of great food, fine wine, music, dance, a fabulous live and silent auction, and — of course — birthday cake, as we throw Cathy a whale of a party with proceeds benefitting Tabard.

The festivities start at 5 p.m. with dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. We anticipate this party to sell out quickly, so order your tickets now. Let’s make this a night to remember, so plan now to join us for the fun and give Cathy the gift of supporting Tabard!