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Upcoming Shows

"2015 Zayante Fall Hoedown"

Private Event

The 2015 Fall Hoedown is a private/invite only event. If you would like to attend please email us and we can get you the details. We'd love to have you there!

Band Lineup- Grampa's Chili Medicine Road Corduroy Jim Sweet HayaH Orphwurld

TBA Age limit: All ages


"Levi Jack @ Little Lou's BBQ"

Litte Lou's BBQ, 2455 . S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell, CA. 95008

CJ's infamous cousin, "Levi Jack" an acoustic trio featuring Rich, Marty, and our good friend Josh Baker on stand up bass play three sets of the CJ catalog and some of our favorite covers. No cover and all ages as always.


"Corduroy Jim & The Sac Storytellers"

Fox & Goose Public House, 10th & R St., Sacramento, CA. 95811

We join our brothers from Sactown for a night of their rock steady reggae, "916 style", and our usual crazy shenanigans all night long. The Fox & Goose is one of Sacramento's premiere night life spots and places to eat some delicious grub. T

The brothers Rodriguez, Marty and Matt, look forward to reuniting one again and we sure are looking forward to this show!

Fore more info visit the page @ F&G here...



"Corduroy Jim @ Club Car"

The Club Car, 836 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA. 95603

Our first time in beautiful Auburn at The Club Car bar and restaurant. This little gem is the favorite hangout in Auburn for live music and dining. Very nice menu, full bar, and warm atmosphere all around.

CJ plays three sets and no cover. If you or any friends are up this way hit them up and point them in our direction. We'd love to meet them!


"CJ Halloween Blowout!"

Trout Farm Inn, 7701 E. Zayante Road, Felton, CA. 95018 USA

Our first Halloween show ever and boy it's gonna be a doozy! We will be joined by our good friends Sweet HayaH as we rotate four sets all night long!

This show will also feature CJ playing a special tribute set to one of our favorite bands We'll be having a contest for best costume and be giving away some prizes as well.

Trout Farm is the best place for food, drink, and fun so make your Halloween plans with us today....we can't wait!

$10 Door Age limit: 21+


"Friday The 13th Show @ Little Lou's"

Litte Lou's BBQ, 2455 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell, CA. 95008

CJ returns to our favorite south bay spot, Little Lou's BBQ, for a rare Friday The 13th musical spectacular. Should be interesting....three sets beginning at 8PM, no cover, and all ages. See you there!


"A CJ Christmas!"

Litte Lou's BBQ, 2455 . S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell, CA. 95008

It's our last show of the year as we celebrate the holiday season together at our favorite music spot in the south bay, Little Lou's BBQ.

Come in from the cold and warm your bones to three sets from your favorite lads! Happy holidays to you and yours...-Corduroy im



"Perfect texturing, brilliant solos, and robust musicality sets Corduroy Jim apart from your typical jam band. And while they're proficient in the ways of the traditional jam band, their talents lie beyond the apparent "groove". "Cinco" is a thoughtful, poetic take on the more soulful aspects of psychedelic, country, Americana, and funk." -Christopher Millard@San Francisco Examiner

You can always catch the latest and greatest on all things Corduroy Jim by following us on Facebook and Twitter or just stop by the website, too.

In the meantime we invite you to check out our "Archive" page where you can listen to full live shows of CJ anytime your little heart desires. Full set lists and easy streaming/downloading available right at your fingertips. There are many of our live shows there now so check it out, yo!

Also, if you would like to read our latest glowing review of "Cinco" from SF Examiner's Christopher just click here...really cool stuff!

We thank every single one of you who has continued to support us all these years.....so much gratitude and love to all of you.

-Marty, MP, Nick, Bear, Richie & Papa Jon
Corduroy Jim
"The Poor Man's Velvet"


Who is Corduroy Jim...?

Born of the musical evolution of numerous collaborations and an insatiable thirst for power, Corduroy Jim burst into being during the renowned Original Music Renaissance of fin de siècle San Jose. Marked by some provincial success with the release of their album 'Hanger' they are systematically parlaying that into a wider provincial success with their current sophomore effort 'Cinco'.

Corduroy Jim is a six piece unit featuring Martin Rodriquez and Rich Thomas on guitars, Nick Chargin on keyboards, Michael Palladino on drums, Jon "John" Hassan on saxophone, and Steve "Bear" Strom spanking the bass plank. Individually, members of the band have been involved in a myriad of musical conglomerations over the years – sharing the stage with such diverse artists as String Cheese Incident and Leftover Salmon to Greenday and Train to Johnny Guitar Watson and the Temptations. Together they combine the fluid excitement of live improvisation with the intricacy of innovatively structured originals and the economic shrewdness of atypically low cover charges. If you were to steal the band iPod you would find interests as diverse as Led Zeppelin, Frank Zappa, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, P-Funk, Genesis, Radiohead, Jeff Buckley and Phish, and could probably get yourself $40 on Craigslist to boot.

Forever staying true to their founding principles, based upon a sacred peyote fueled apprehension of the modern musical kibbutz and the overarching desire to reach into the souls of as many listeners as humanly possible, Corduroy Jim are fan favorites from Bridgeville to Barstow and beyond. Providing an eclectic mix of rock, soul, funk, and Americana, Corduroy Jim takes you on a musical safari with every performance - incorporating soaring three and four part harmonies, improvisational acrobatics and driving rhythms. Buckle up, put on your goggles and drink the kool-aid...this ain't your mama's jam band. 

Corduroy Jim was recently ranked #4 Singer-Songwriter in San Jose on Reverb Nation and their most recent record, "Cinco", has received terrific response from their fans, and a glowing review from
Jam Band Friendly Magazine.

Gaining buzz and new fans every day as they have begun branching out with regional tours, Corduroy Jim is proud to call San Jose, California home. Thanks for stopping by and we hope to see you very soon at one of our shows or just loitering in the park... -CJ

"The group combines all the best elements of contemporary pop-rock, from Neil Young folk harmonies to the soaring arena rock of U2"

-Garrett Wheeler, SJ Metro


Levi Jack....for smaller occasions!

Sometimes it is not possible for Corduroy Jim to play all the shows that we would like.  In this case we have alternate line-ups available to perform most of the same music with a slightly different personality...Levi Jack!  LJ is there when CJ is not; a group of taste, refinement and with excellent hair.  Levi Jack can be just the ticket when the Jim pickins' are slim.  Savvy? 

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