The Alcatraz Islanders perform swing era Hawaiian music that blends traditional island melodies with mainland jazz.
The band is led by steel guitarist, Mikiya Matsuda and features a rotating cast of talented musicians including; Danny Chaves (ukulele), Nick Rossi (guitar), Steve Walz (guitar), Vic Wong (guitar), Lee Jeffriess (string bass), Dillon Vado (vibraphone), Dan Neville (vibraphone), and Derek McDonald (drums).
Whether for your private event, luau, or at your favorite tiki lounge, the Alcatraz Islanders can provide everything from upbeat tunes for dancing, to soothing music for drifting and dreaming of the islands.
Catch them at one of their steady Bay Area gigs:
- Tuesdays at Pagan Idol from 7-11 PM
- First Wednesdays at Club Deluxe from 6-9 PM
- Second Thursdays at Stookey's Club Moderne from 7:30-10 PM
- Select Sunday brunches at Trader Vic's from 11 AM-3 PM. (see calendar for specific dates)