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Featuring local bands in the downtown triangle from 6-9 PM.

First Friday Celebration on April 7th!

We have an amazing First Friday coming up this month!  We are featuring “Red Hot and the Saltines” at Veteran’s Community Plaza and have 15 more bands playing around town.
Our stores will be open late for evening  shopping.   Grab those gifts for friends and family and don’t forget to treat yourself!   Our  stores were voted The Best On The Peninsula for 2022.
Our restaurants and cafes are waiting for you!  Delight with a wonderful array of fine wining and dining. 
Support your community … meet family and friends … wine and dine… shop and bop. 
Music, Shopping, Dining, Fun, Friends, and Community are waiting right here for you!

Special Events 

There is always a party at Dogma!   Dogma is hosting an amazing band, The Lawn Darts and a Dogma Dance Party at 7 pm!  Pick up your First Friday swag here!

First Friday Bands

Our wonderful First Friday bands donate their time to play for you every month, so remember to tip them generously.  Some of them even take online payments like Venmo. Many of the FF bands are available for private events & gigs.  Scroll down to find contact info for your favorite First Friday bands.

We look forward to seeing you on April 7th!

Los Altos First Friday has been creating a more vibrant downtown since 2011 with our year-round monthly music events. 
Contact our chair Dr Jamie Lucia at for music or volunteer opportunities.

Bands on Main Street

House Band

at Hotel Enchante

Houseband plays an eclectic mix of rock from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. The group plays concerts, private events, and parties.

They have been together for 10 years.

Sunday Seven

Le Boulanger

Sunday Seven was formed fifteen years ago with seven musicians on a Sunday afternoon. The band enjoys playing polkas, waltzes, oldies, and sing-alongs at venues in the South Bay Area.




Wandering Acoustics

at The Post

Wandering Acoustics specializes in playing rock and pop classics for all ages to sing and dance to! Featuring vocal harmonies backed by guitar (Sammy), violin/guitar (Sonia), bass (Russ) and drums/percussion (Jeff), they are available for festivals, wineries, restaurants, and private events. Wander over to to see where they are playing next!

Chase Bank


Eurotrash is a San Jose-based band playing Rock and Blues tuns from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, as well as a bit of Fund, Country, and whatever else grooves.
They play concert venues, wineries, company events, and private parties.
Please message us to book.

Rick Sanders

at The Rustic Oyster House

Rick is an acoustic guitarist, singer, and live-loop artist who mainly plays covers of songs you love from the 70s, 80s, and 90s.
 Rick Sanders

Cool Fire

at Round Robin

Cool Fire is a rock cover band performing a wide range of classic and contemporary rock, R&B, and blues tunes. The band features Carmen Briggs on vocals, Lisa Anderson on vocals and keys, John Gann and Glynn Echerd on guitar, Chris Chaney on bass, and John Love on drums.



Charline's Angels

at Adventure Toys

Charline’s Angels (formerly On The Edge) formed a few years ago during Covid with our newly appointed lead vocal Charline who turned 16 last year. We cover ballads, rock classics and pop tunes. We are available for booking!
Charline’s Angels




Strolling First and Main Streets

Vocal Capital

We’re four guys who share a passion for singing barbershop.



Bands on State Street

Fully Funded

at Assistance League

Fully Funded is a classic rock cover band from Los Altos, CA that has been performing regularly at First Friday events for many years.
We play classic favorites from the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.
We enjoy seeing families and kids playing, dancing, and
singing along to our music.

Song Gardeners

at Linden Tree

The Song Gardeners are at the forefront of the New Age Pop genre – creating well-crafted contemporary songs with positive, empowering messages.
The band includes multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriters Corrie Dunn and Mary Gospe.
Song Gardeners



Norm Kahan

at Urfa Bistro

Norm takes you on a musical journey and  touches the lives of people through his music.
His repertoire includes singing, guitar and piano.  Norm plays soft rock, Country, Broadway tunes, and his own original works
He shares the stories of known musician artists and his own life adventures.





at BK Collections

Mars is a family band (a father and 2 children) playing classic rock covers, having fun as often as possible, and sharing their love of music with everyone. They look forward to First Friday events in Downtown Los Altos.




Bands on First Street


at The Amandine Project​

Born in Costa Rica, Enzo made his musical debut at only five years old.
Enzo has performed in 3 different languages in theaters, special events, and restaurants. Performing in important venues like “As Of  Spades” in Sacramento, California, Enzo also opened concerts for other well-known artists such as Yuridia, Karla Morrison, Escats, Individuo, playing his original music.
His  audiences love his extraordinary and powerful voice and his lyrics.  His album is called “Mas que palabras”  meaning “More than Words”.  Enzo also performs at his own concerts.

Crossing Dana

at Hyperspace

Crossing Dana is a local Los Altos, Mountain View and Peninsula band.  We perform a wide arrangement of Rock, Contemporary and Rhythm & Blues music from the 60s to the present with layered harmonies and complex instrumental leads backed by a powerful bass and drum combo.  We have experience playing a variety of venues from pubs and wine bars to private parties and corporate events.  We can adjust our set list and band configuration to suit the volume and space requirements of any locale.  Please visit and contact us at

Bands on Second Street

Lawn Darts

at Dogma

The Lawn Darts emerged from front yard jam sessions for our neighbors during the dark days of 2020. We play mostly classic rock covers, but venture regularly into country, oldies, pop, and “alternate” rock territory.


Red Hot and the Saltines

At the Veteran's Community Plaza

Red Hot and the Saltines play classic Rock and Roll that gets stuck in your ear!
Red Hot and the Saltines is a great group of musicians and friends who really enjoy playing together and entertaining audiences. 
Jeanene Bacchi: Vocals

Todd Jones: Vocals and Guitar
Andy Heller: Vocals and Drums
John McManus: Vocals and Bass
Rick Sanders: Vocals and Lead Guitar
David Gilmour: Keyboards
Visit our website: 
Red Hot and the Saltines


Red Hot and the Saltines

You’ll find a wide variety of musical styles including: Rock & Roll, Jazz, Country Western, Folk, Hard Rock, Oom-pah, Blues, and more.
There’s music for everyone from teenagers to octogenarians. Music ignites your soul!

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