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San Jose to host a variety of music events this week

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in San Jose. From a dinner dance to Mike Jones to Voices of the Valley, here are the local shows worth checking out this week.

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Dinner Dance with the Millennium Sounds Orchestra

From the event description:

Back by popular demand! Spread the word, the Millennium Sounds Orchestra will be at back for a special encore Dinner Dance. The Millennium Sounds Orchestra is a 20 piece band specializing in great dance music and will have many of your favorites including Big Band, Swing, Jazz and Latin with vocalists Rich Santoro and Joyce McCullough singing the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and many others.

When: Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m.
Where: Italian American Heritage Foundation, 425 N. Fourth St.
Price: Free-$40
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Mike Jones Live

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Mike Jones is a southern rap artist from the Northside of Houston, Texas. Mike had aspirations to be a basketball player, but when those dreams didn't materialize, he chose to pursue a career in rap. While hustling, he ran into a lot of people who didn't know who he was. Many of his songs contain the phrases "Who? Mike Jones!"

When: Sunday, Nov. 10, 8 p.m.
Where: Back Bar SoFA, 418 S. Market St.
Price: $9.99
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From the event description:

Legendary Mexican rock band Caifanes return to San Jose! Caifanes continues to perform just as intensely and passionately since their start in 1986. As they evolve and change, some things always remain the same: the music and the entertaining magic that many generations of people have come to love and carry close to their hearts. For most people who have listed to their music from the start, their songs are part of the soundtrack of their lives. The passion and delivery with which they listen and join their voices with the band, remain intact and stronger than ever.

When: Sunday, Nov. 10, 8 p.m.
Where: San Jose Civic, 135 W. San Carlos
Price: $39.50
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Hammer Theatre Center presents 'Black Cab Jazz - Quiana Lynell'

From the event description:

Downtown San Jose will bustle with the sounds of modern jazz in a brand new intimate concert series Black Cab Jazz.  The 2017 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition winner, Quiana Lynell infuses her classical training with her gospel upbringing and approaches jazz as a storyteller. Her mesmerizing performances can only come about because Lynell believes every word that journeys from her soul. Lynell is quickly becoming recognized as one of the voices to listen for as she creates an environment where love is paramount, emphasizing the importance of self-worth and respect through her music. With her debut album soon to be released by Concord Records, she is positioned to become one of the most exciting artists of jazz.

When: Friday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.
Where: 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95112
Price: $20
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Voices of the Valley

From the event description:

Voices of the Valley (VoV) was founded in November 1997, and made its debut performance at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum three months later. Under the music direction of Stephanie Chan, the regularly performing group delivers to the audience well-known choral favorites, and challenges them with rare and delightful works from baroque to contemporary with an international flair.

When: Saturday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 5301 McKee Road, San Jose, CA 95127
Price: $12
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