Wilson Wong & the Dudes

Past Dates

Friday, April 20th, 2018

The Bistro with Mjoy and A Farewell Device - 9pm-12pm
1001 B St
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 886-8525
Price: TBD

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Octopus Literary Salon
Asian American Songwriter Showcase - 7pm-9pm
2101 Webster Street #170
Oakland, Ca 94612
Price: $5-10 at the door

Songwriter showcase featuring

Samantha Sipin
Heather Nievera
Alex Jimenez

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Smalltown Society
Smalltown Songwriters Showcase - 7pm-9pm
22222 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA 94546


Wilson Wong and the Dudes
Paul Keim from Smalltown Society 
Holly Curtis 
Clay Bassard
Sarah Perry


Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Wilson Wong & the Dudes opens for El Gato Dice and The Suborbitals - 8pm-12pm
500 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Price: $8

Come on down to the old Hotel Utah Saloon for dark weavings and bobbings by El Gato Dice and The Suborbitals

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Sophie's Cuppa Tea
Morning Music - 10am-12pm
2078 Antioch Court
Oakland, CA 94611
United States
Price: FREE

Wilson Wong and friends will be doing an unplugged set at Sophie's Cuppa Tea in Oakland.  Come get a wide selections of imported teas from China, grab a seat, relax, bring some work, and listen to some folk inspired tunes on a Saturday morning.

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

JADE Velvet with Wilson Wong & the Dudes and Samantha Sipin - 8pm-10pm
500 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Price: $8

Playing another show with Jade Velvet and Samantha Sipin.  

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Octopus Literary Salon
Songwriter Night w/ Samantha Sipin, Jade Velvet, & Wilson Wong - 7pm-9pm
2101 Webster St @ 22nd
Oakland, CA 94612
Price: $5.00 cover

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Berkeley Methodist United Church
Battle of the Bands & Adobo Cook-Off - 6pm-9pm
1710 Carleton Street
Berkeley, California 94703, California 94703
Price: FREE

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Zocalo Coffeehouse
Folk Songwriter Showcase Rises - 6pm-8pm
645 Bancroft Ave
San Leandro, Ca 94577
Price: Free

Playing a showcase with Joe Baker & Steve Witt and Jonathan Westfall at the Zocalo Coffeehouse.

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Fireside Lounge
A Concert For Peace - 8:00pm
1453 Webster Street
Alameda, Ca 94501
Price: $10

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Black Pug Cafe
Wilson Wong & the Dudes Live at The Black Pug Cafe - 7pm-9pm
1303 High Street
Alameda, CA

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Pine United Method church
Chicken Teriyaki Bazaar - 1:00pm
426 33rd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121
San Francisco, CA 94121
Price: Free

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Octopus Literary Salon
Songwriter Showcase w/Skye Alexander & Russ Pollock and Wilson Wong & the Dudes - 7pm-9pm
2101 Webster Street # 170
Oakland, CA 94612
Price: No Cover - Tips Appreciated

Come check out our Friday Songwriter showcase at the Octopus Literary Salon!  Featuring the Irish Traditional stylings of Skye Alexander & Russ Pollock and the country/folk-rock of Wilson Wong & The Dudes.  

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Boba Milk Tea Singer-Songwriter Showcase 2 - 7pm-9pm
5927 California St
San Francisco, CA 94114
Price: Free

An Asian American singer-songwriter showcase performing original material.  

Feature Acts (subject to change)

Jessica Chen and Heather Nievera

Wilson Wong & the Dudes

And More!!

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

High Street Station Cafe
Skye Alexander & Russ Pollock and Wilson Wong & the Dudes - 7pm-9pm
1303 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Price: $10 cover

If you had fun the first time, we shall do it again!  Going to be sharing the stage with the talented duo of Skye Alexander & Russ Pollock.  They are incredibly talented with awesome harmonies and original songs heavy in the folk tradition.  All at the lovely High Street Station Cafe, good staff & food, our home away from home.  See you there in November!

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Octopus Literary Salon
Songwriter' Showcase w/ MJ Lee and Wilson Wong & Dudes with Special Mystery Performer(s) - 7pm-9pm
2101 Webster Street #170
Oakland, CA 94659
Price: Free

Another songwriter showcase, this time at the Octopus Literary Salon in Oakland.  It's our first time at this place and we hear good things about this cafe.  They not only hold music shows, but also readings, open mics, and other events.  

Joining me on the bill will be the one and only MJ Lee (www.mjleedot.com).  We've known each other for a while now and it's about time we do a show together.  She's incredibly talented and her sound reminds me a little of Tori Amos.

Also, we have a special mystery guest performer who will be opening the night for us.  We don't know who it is yet because we're still booking them.  However, I guarantee they will be awesome.

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Cafe La Boheme
Mission Arts Performance Project - October - 6pm
3318 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Price: Free

Wilson Wong & the Dudes is glad to be a part of this bi-monthly arts event again.  Located all over venues in the San Francisco Mission District, MAPP is showcase of the arts.  We will be at the the singer-songwriter showcase at Cafe LaBoheme, across the street from 24th & Mission BART station.  It's a fun night, with music, good food, and a great vibe.  See you there!

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

High Street Station Cafe
Songwriters Showcase w/ Skye Alexander & Russ Pollock and Graham Hill - 7:00pm
1303 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501
United States
Price: $10 cover

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Off the Grid - Uptown
Off The Grid: Uptown Oakland - 6pm-7:30pm
Uptown - William Street and Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA
Price: Free


I'll be providing music for Off The Grid: Uptown Oakland.  Grab dinner at one of the many food trucks while I play you some tunes. I may have a dude or two join me.  See you there.

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Fireside Lounge
Slim's Open Mic - FEATURED ACT - 8:00pm
1453 Webster Street
Alameda, CA
Price: Free


Will be the one of the featured acts at Slim's monthly open mic, located at the always awesome Fireside Lounge.  



Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

XOXO Nightclub
Oaktown Variety w/Amplified and Hot Club OF SF - 8:30pm
201 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
United States
Price: $10

We're excited to be one of the opening acts for Oaktown Variety May Show at XOXO club.  It's a great venue with awesome food and drinks.  Will be sharing the stage with Hot Club OF SF and AMPLIFIED!

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

The Fireside Lounge
Zack Bateman & the Coal Minds, Wilson Wong & The Dudes, and Hollis Brown LIVE At Fireside Lounge - TBA
1453 Webster Street
Alameda, CA 94501
United States
Price: TBA

Wilson Wong & The Dudes will be performing live at The Fireside Lounge on April 4th.  Sharing the stage will be Zack Batman & the Coal Minds and Hollis Brown!  Swing on by on April 4th for some awesome TGIF goodness, just without the crappy chain restaurant food!

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Lunar New Year Celebration at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (Free) - 11am-3pm
388 Ninth Street, Suite 290
Oakland, CA 94607
United States
510 637 0455
Price: FREE

Wilson Wong and the Dudes are excited to be part of the Oakland Asian Cultural Center's Lunar Year Celebration.  The annual event is FREE for the public and to all ages.  There will be various cultural performances, vendors, and arts & crafts.  We'll be playing a 15 minute set and looking forward to entertaining you all!

Friday, February 20th, 2015

High Street Station Cafe
KCDC w/ Wilson Wong at High Street Station - 7:00pm
1303 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501
United States
Price: $5-10 suggested

Wilson will be opening for KCDC at the High Street Station Cafe.  KCDC consists of the husband and wife singer-songwriter duo of Deborah Crooks and Kwame Copeland.  KCDC's recent "Your Own Reaction" album was incredible and they are great live.  Looking forward to it!

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Opening for George Cole (CANCELLED) - 8:00pm
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
Price: $14 advance, $16 @ The Door

Due to circumstances, our show at the Freight and Salvage is cancelled.  

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

11th Ave Records Bazaar Cafe Tuesday Residency - feat. Wesley Woo Band, Heather Nievera and Jessica Chen, and Wilson Wong - 7:00pm
5927 California St
San Francisco, CA 94114
Price: Free

Hello friends! 11th Ave is doing a Tuesday night residency at Bazaar Cafe in San Francisco all month long for the month of January! This is second night of 11th Ave Record’s Tuesday night Bazaar Cafe songwriter residency, and Wilson & Steve will be on the bill featuring Wesley Woo Band and Heather Nievera and Jessica Chen.  Can't wait!

Bazaar Cafe
5927 California St., SF

No Cover

More About The Wesley Woo Band

More about Heather Nievera and Jessica Chen

More about Wilson Wong

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Stephen Michael Thank You Show And Benefit - 8:00pm
1700 Clement Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Price: $10

Stephen Michael, The Dudes drummer, is officially out of jail and all charges were dropped (more information at www.freestephenpetersen.com).  We're happy he's out and now Stephen is putting together thank you show for all his friends and raise money for the victims of the fire.   Wilson Wong and The Dudes are excited to be playing for a great cause and other acts include:

Whistlin Past The Graveyard
Mike Glendinning
Wesley Woo Music
Tommy P
Minor Birds
Bill Wolosky
Aria Mora 
Highway Hymns
Kurt Brown Guitarist
Dear Indugu
Stephen Michael Band

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Studio Grand
Other Side of Twenty EP Release Show with Heather Nievera and Wesley Woo Band - 9:00pm Doors open at 8:30pm
3234 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
United States
Price: $8-15 donation

The time has finally arrived, this time it’s for real. We really mean it this time! After some venue maneuvering, Studio Grand will be hosting Wilson Wong & The Dudes “Other Side of Twenty” EP release party on November 7th. 

I started a Kickstarter/Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to record an EP nearly a year ago. With the guidance from 11th Ave Records producer Tommy P, who brought a creative energy to the sessions, it is finally done, and sounds great. I’m so excited to share it with you all, that a EP release show is in order to coincide with it’s iTunes release. 

My talented friends Heather Nievera and Wesley Woo Band will be opening up the show. I have faith they will be setting the mood right before I come on with the Dudes. It will also be the weekend of my 33rd birthday, so double the fun! It will mean a lot to me if you all can show up, so see you all there!

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Ohmega Salvage
Jonny Mac CD Release Show w/Wilson Wong & The Dudes and Scratch LP - 3:00pm
2403 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, Ca 94702
United States
Price: TBA

Will be opening with Scratch LP for Jonny Mac's CD release show.  More details to come.

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Rooster's Roadhouse
Free Stephen Petersen Benefit Show at Roosters Roadhouse - 8:00pm
1700 Clement
Alameda, CA 94501
510 337-9190
Price: $5 suggested donation at the door

Our good friend and Dudes drummer Stephen Petersen was falsely accused of starting the arson fires in Alameda. He's been all over the news as one of the suspects and all his friends are shocked. Stephen is one of the nicest people you would ever meet, an active member in the Alameda community, has a strong alibi the night of the fires, and we support him all the way.

So our band Wilson Wong and The Dudes, Wesley Woo Music, MJ Lee.,Tommy P , and others will be playing a benefit show to raise money for his legal fees. So please come on out this Saturday. If you cannot, please go to www.freestephenpetersen.com and make your donations. Hope to see you guys there!

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Manjali Light presents Sunday Musical Soiree - 6pm-9pm
5927 California St
San Francisco, CA 94114
Price: Free

Join us at Manjali Light and friends at Bazaar Cafe featuring original songs from local singer/songwriters. The soiree will be held on Sunday, June 29 starting at 6pm. It will be a delightful evening filled with wonderful music and lovely people, in a comfortable, relaxed setting that is Bazaar Cafe!

Fourth installment of Sunday Musical Soiree lineup is as follows:

Jeff Desira (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jeff-Desira-Music/12719225729?sk=info)

Rabbit Quinn (http://www.rabbitquinn.com/)

Wilson Wong (http://wilsonwongmusic.com/)

HyeJin Yu as Manjali Light (https://www.facebook.com/ManjaliLight)

Yummy food and drinks are available for purchase so come listen to music, eat and be merry with us!

Sunday, June 29

Bazaar Cafe
5927 California St (between 21st & 22nd Avenues)
San Francisco, CA 94121

No cover
All ages welcome

Friday, June 27th, 2014

High Street Station Cafe
Jason Berk, Wilson Wong & the Dudes, and Stephen Michael & the Rickety Van Band - 7pm
1303 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501
United States
Price: $10

It's a Berk-stravaganza! A solo-project showcase! A ruckus night of folk-rock! 

Legendary Alameda musician Jason Berk is back in town so the band and I have an excuse to put on a show!

This time we're making it a 3-peat. With myself and The Rickety Van Band,Wilson Wong and The Dudes, and of course Mr. Jason Berk.

Come on down to hear the twice annual jam-session my with band and Jason on keys, it's gonna be good!

If you need more enticement, check out Jason in our 
music video:

$10 | All Ages | 7pm

7pm - Jason Berk (Solo) 

7:45pm - Wilson Wong and the Dudes 

8:35pm - Stephen Michael and the Rickety Van Band 

See you there!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Roosters' Open Mic - Featured Act - 8:30pm
1700 Clement Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
Price: Free (One Drink Minimum - Non Alcoholic Okay)

We're excited to be the featured act for Rooster's Open Mic, which is hosted by Dude drummer Stephen Michael.  It's a cool venue and a great way to spend a Tuesday night.  We are scheduled to be on around 10pm.  Plus, if you're an artist, I encourage you to sign up, and you get to do three songs.  Anyway, hope to see you guys there!

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

RAMA - April GoHana! Showcase - 7:30pm
1714 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612
United States
Price: TBA

We're pleased to be playing for Rama's Gohana Show, a bi monthly Asian American artist showcase.  Will be releasing teasers of the EP, so stop on by!

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Cafe Trieste
Jessica Chen & Heather Nievera/Wilson Wong & The Dudes/Wesley Woo - 8pm-10pm
2500 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, Ca 94702
United States
Price: Free

Will be sharing the evening with singer-songwriters Jessica Chen & Heather Nievera and Wesley Woo.  They are incredible artists and looking forward to the gig!  Here are some of their works below.


Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Mission Arts Performance Project - TBD
3318 24th Street
San Francisco, CA
United States
Price: Free

We have been invited to play at the Mission Arts Performance Project, a bi monthly arts night at various Mission District venues.  We will playing at Cafe La Boheme and sharing the night with other performers.  Hosted by Johnny Mac and Alex Jimenez.  More details to follow so stay tune!

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Submission Studio
Waterproof: A San Francisco Benefit Fundraiser For Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda - 5pm
199 Capp St @17th
San Francisco, CA 94101
Price: $15 donation

Wilson Wong and the Dudes will be playing a 20 minute set for this Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda benefit.  Excited to be on the bill with some great acts!  Come for an evening of music for a great cause!