Welcome to  

 

midnightbluebayarea.com

This is our hub for everything about our band.

 

Since the summer of 2018, we've been able to create a special sound that makes everyone shake their booty, get happy and feel good.

 

So, put on your red dress and high heel sneakers, or blue suede shoes, bring your friends out for a really good time...enjoy the party and 

Dance Your Blues Away!

 

Please scroll to view: 

Show Calendar, hear Live recordings, view videos and YouTube links, and see photos from previous shows, learn more about the band and our music, and see what we're up to next.

 

Also visit us on

Facebook@Midnightbluebayarea

 

Future YouTube and Instagram feeds are under construction. 

For booking:

Call/Text: David @ 650-208-3926

Email: Midnightbluebayarea@gmail.com

Our show calendar is subject to change without notice, please come back often as new shows are continually being added. Welcome back Live Music and dancing!

May

May 28, 8:30-12:00 

(4th Saturday of the month, $10 Cover)

Pioneer Saloon 

2925 Woodside Rd.

Woodside, 94062

www.pioneer-saloon.com

 

June

UPDATE: the Thursday, June 2, 6-9:00, has been RESCHEDULED TO OCT. 15TH, 12-3 PM.

Brookdale Lodge

Beer Garden

11570 Hwy 9

Brookdale, CA, 95007

www.brookdalelodge.com

Saturday, June 11, 7-9:30

(2nd Saturday every-other month)

Freewheel Brewing Co.

3736 Florence St.

Redwood City, 94063

www.freewheelbrewing.com

 

Sunday, June 18, 4-7:30

(Private Party)

Berkeley Filmmakers Party

Saturday, June 25, 8:30-12:00

(4th Saturday of the month, $10 Cover)

Pioneer Saloon 

2925 Woodside Rd.

Woodside, 94062

www.pioneer-saloon.com

 

July

 

Saturday, July 9, 6:30-10:30p 

Teske's Germania

old-fashioned Bavarian setting with a beer garden. 

255 N First St, San Jose

www.teskes-germania.com

Saturday, July 16, 2-5p 

Highway 1 Brewing Co. 

5720 South Cabrillo Highway

Pescadero, 94060

www.highway1brewing.com

 

 

 

Saturday, July 23, 8:30-12:00

(4th Saturday of the month, $10 Cover)

Pioneer Saloon 

2925 Woodside Rd.

Woodside, 94062

www.pioneer-saloon.com

 

 

Saturday, July 30, 2-5 

End of Summer Party

(Townsend private party) 

San Jose

Sunday, July 31, 4-6 

Steel Bonnet Brewing Co. 

20 Victor Square, Scotts Valley, 95066

www.steelbon.net

 

August

Saturday, August 6, 9pm-1am

Apple Jack's Inn

8790 HWY 84

La Honda, 94020

www.facebook.com/AppleJack's

 

Saturday, August 13, 7-9:30

(2nd Saturday every-other month)

Freewheel Brewing Co.

3736 Florence St.

Redwood City, 94063

www.freewheelbrewing.com

Saturday, August 27, 8:30-12:00

(4th Saturday of the month, $10 Cover)

Pioneer Saloon 

2925 Woodside Rd.

Woodside, 94062

www.pioneer-saloon.com

September

Saturday, Sept. 10 , 6:30-10:30p 

Teske's Germania

old-fashioned Bavarian setting with a beer garden. 

255 N First St, San Jose

www.teskes-germania.com

Saturday, Sept. 17, 6-8 

Steel Bonnet Brewing Co. 

20 Victor Square, Scotts Valley, 95066

www.steelbon.net

 

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30-12:00

(4th Saturday of the month, $10 Cover)

Pioneer Saloon 

2925 Woodside Rd.

Woodside, 94062

www.pioneer-saloon.com

October

Saturday, October 8, 7-9:30

(2nd Saturday every-other month)

Freewheel Brewing Co.

3736 Florence St.

Redwood City, 94063

www.freewheelbrewing.com

 

Saturday, October 15th, 12-3 PM.

Brookdale Lodge

Beer Garden

11570 Hwy 9

Brookdale, CA, 95007

www.brookdalelodge.com

 

Saturday, October 22, 8:30-12:00 

(4th Saturday of the month, $10 Cover)

Pioneer Saloon 

2925 Woodside Rd.

Woodside, 94062

www.pioneer-saloon.com

 

November

Saturday, Nov. 26, 8:30-12:00 

(4th Saturday of the month, $10 Cover)

Pioneer Saloon 

2925 Woodside Rd.

Woodside, 94062

www.pioneer-saloon.com

 

December

Saturday, December 10, 6-8:30 

(2nd Saturday every-other month)

Freewheel Brewing Co.

3736 Florence St.

Redwood City, 94063

www.freewheelbrewing.com

 

YouTube Video Links:

People Get Ready

https://youtu.be/Hs99CiUVNDE

 

You're Gonna Lose A Good Thing

https://youtu.be/KKptLAb-aTE

Let It Roll

https://youtu.be/ZapHts5mqYs

Wang Dang Doodle 

https://youtu.be/MRX7V4CdX8k

 

Nadine
https://youtu.be/BRtw22_I9JE


Hound Dog
https://youtu.be/ILNjkoDtWwk

 

Chain of Fools
https://youtu.be/CL5bTviX4dI

 

CC Rider
https://youtu.be/3Mjm3MrNc1k

 

Gimmie One Reason
https://youtu.be/NGLSBWjlkwk

 

Live Recordings: 

Recorded live at the San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio, CA. 2018

 

 

Videos & Photos:

2018_11_10_KillingFloor@ SGGS - 1:2:20,Midnight Blue
00:00 / 04:51
Hideaway - 1:2:20, 5.26 PMMidnight Blue
00:00 / 02:40

Midnight Blue 2022

John Betts (Vocals, Harp) - Lijah (Vocals) - John Burt (Vocals, Guitar) -
David Toy (Vocals, Bass Guitar) - Todd Armstrong (Drums).
Photo by Sean Stoney at X.M.E.S., Menlo Park, 2022

John Burt
Bill's Studio, Palo Alto,
Photo by David Toy

Todd Armstrong,
The Summit House, Los Gatos, 
Photo by David Toy

John Betts
Bill's Studio, Palo Alto,
Photo by David Toy

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Gilroy Porchfest 2020, 
Photo: Michael

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Bill Overton, John Betts, John Burt, David Toy,Peter Wehrmeyer and Todd Armstrong.
Palo Alto, ​2018. Photo: Deborah Overton

Todd Armstrong, Allen Murphy, David Toy, Peter Wehrmeyer, Bill Overton, John Betts, John Burt
Palo Alto, ​
2018. Photo: Deborah Overton

John Betts at the Summit House, Los Gatos,
2018, Photo: David Toy

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John Burt, John Betts, Todd Armstrong,  
Bill Overton, David Toy. Overton Studio, Palo Alto. 2018, 
Photo: Deborah Overton

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Bill Overton, John Betts, John Burt, David Toy, Peter Wehrmeyer, Todd Armstrong.
Overton Studio, Palo Alto. 
2018, Photo: Deborah Overton

 David Toy, Dec., 2021, X.M.E.S., Menlo Park, Rehearsal studios. 
Photo: David Toy

Front: Danny Flax, Peter Wehrmeyer, Alan Murphy, Back: John Burt, John Betts, Todd Armstrong, David Toy, Bill Overton. Harvest Festival, Sponsored by Bass Pro Shop, S.J. Oct. 2019, Outdoors, Audience of 4,000. 

Photo: Deborah Overton

John Burt and John Betts, Moods Wine Bar, Palo Alto, 2019. Photo: Tom Upton

Alan Murphy , Tenor Sax. Poor House Bistro, S.J.,, 2019. 

David Toy, Moods Wine Bar, Palo Alto, 2019. Photo: Tom Upton

Greg Machado, Sitting in at San Gregorio General Store. Drums with The Royals, plays Bass Guitar in his Family's Band. Bill's Studio, Photo: David Toy

Danny Flax, Trumpet tempest.

John Burt, John Betts, Todd Armstrong, Danny Flax, David Toy.
Moods Wine Bar, Palo Alto, 2019. 
Photo: Tom Upton

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Painting by John Betts, 2018

Credits: The band thanks all the generous artists that have contributed their talents and provided inspiration through the years and all the photographers whose beautiful images are used on this website.
Group photo at Bill's Studio in Palo Alto by Deborah Overton, 2018. Group and individual B&W photos at Moods, Palo Alto, by Tom Upton, 2019. Group photo at X.M.E.S., Menlo Park, by Sean Stoney, 2022. Group and individual photos at Freewheel Brewing Co., Pescadero by Joel Bartlett, 2022. 
WIX Website design, programming, posters, and additional photos by David Toy, 2018-2022.
Midnight Blue Train Artwork byJohn Betts, Palo Alto, 2018.
Copyright May. 15, 2022, Midnight Blue, David Toy 

For booking information: 
Call/text: David @ 650-208-3926