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Spike James and the Names

Spike James and the Names

Rock Concord, CA  US
Hey Olga
Hey Olga
I Wanna Be Your Lover
I Wanna Be Your Lover
All My Praises
All My Praises
What We Need
What We Need


Out On The Streets Again


  • Sun

    Jun 7

    Vallejo, CA, US | 2:00pm

    Steve is best known for creating and sustaining the ‘Rock, Rhythm & Blues’ program at Diablo Valley College, a program that has helped groom many professional players over the past 25 years. Steve brings to the stage a collective of current music students for a show of exceptional variety, energy and budding talent mixed with a collective of seasoned veteran performers from throughout the Bay Area. Join us for this special matinee performance with special guests SPIKE JAMES and the names, Jimmy Smith Band and Loose Blues

  • 2014

    Sep 5

    Napa, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Steve Sage Presents features over 20 young performers playing a variety of Blues, Rock, Soul, Country, Oldies and Pop. 12 different sized bands will play a show of rapid spirited music. Spike James and the Names will perform a set of their great originals during this show!

  • 2014

    Aug 10

    Vallejo, CA, US | 2:00pm

    LIVE from the amazing EMPRESS THEATRE 330 Virginia Street Vallejo, CA 94590 Spike James and the Names will be featured in the ”Steve Sage Presents: Rock, Rhythm & Blues Revue” concert series—a showcase of some of the best up-coming musicians and bands from the San Francisco Bay Area. Spike James and the Names line up includes: JEFF TAMELIER(Tower of Power) on guitar, JEF LABES(Van Morrison) on keyboards!

  • 2014

    Jul 12

    Martinez, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Performing their fan favorites Spike James and the Names take the stage from 8pm to 10pm with Jeff Tamelier(Tower of Power) on guitar and Bobby Strickland(Todd Rundgren) on sax.

  • 2014

    Mar 21

    Walnut Creek, CA, US | 8:00pm


Add Comment
  • Ecologyngle (Artist)
    🎼 What We Need 🎵 unforgettable vocals and song Spike! Love and peace * Patricia
  • Jessica Brown (Artist)
    Jessica Brown
    Just wanted to drop by and let you know that you've got some great music! Awesome talent! Keep up the great work!
  • Reed (Artist)
    So good. Like a fresh Beatles, but uniquely their own! Yay for us!!! xo
  • John Colella (Artist)
    John Colella
    big band sound...sounds great..enjoyable site Guys..
  • Jeffrey Whitman (Artist)
    Jeffrey Whitman
    "Me and My Girl" ! on this Sunday playlist !
  • BigSing and the Velt (Artist)
    BigSing and the Velt
    wow a band with great production and sound! reminds me of E-street music with different vocals. tight band.


  • Live at The Empress
  • James on stratocaster
  • Spike in lights


Sounds Like: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen

Manager: self

Bio: San Francisco Bay Area based rock band Spike James and the Names pushes rock forward by getting back to the 4-piece band basics of clean, raw sound merged with a pumping brass section, soulful back-up harmonies, chamber orchestration...and yes…guitar solos! Childhood pals, Spike Lewis and James ...See Full Bio

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Apr 23, 2015

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