Wednesday, May 09, 2007

BISS 05.09.07 - Ticket Giveaways for The Joshua Tree Music Festival & Garaj Mahal!!

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Are you all recovered from JazzFest yet? OK then, I will give you until Thursday's BISS Night to rest up. Then I expect to see you at The Condor for Du Uy Quintet. The BISS Thursday crew has continued to grow every week while you were away! Come join us this Thursday to check it out! Hey - if DP can show up every week – even during JazzFest – so can you!!! For the rest of the upcoming events, scroll down to the calendar.

This Week's Ticket Giveaway Contests:

Joshua Tree Music Festival – (2) Pairs of All Weekend Festival Passes!!!

Garaj Mahal @ 12 Galaxies

The last couple of days beautiful weather has reminded me that summer is right around the corner. That means the festival season is just about to get going!! We made up a list of all the great festivals that we all go to every year and posted them to the web site. We are looking for your help to complete the list which is posted at: The first person to email me back gets their choice of a pair of ALL Weekend Passes to Joshua Tree Music Festival or a pair of tickets to Garaj Mahal at 12 Galaxies.


May 10th -BISS NIGHT @ The Condor Room with Du Uy Quintet! 10:30 PM (300 Columbus @ the corner of Columbus & Broadway in North Beach) *** Ticket Giveaway ***

BISS is sponsoring Thursday nights at The Condor. Come hang out with your BISS friends for BISS local favorite bands and BISS 4$ drink specials at "Andrew Jaeger's House of Seafood & Jazz at the Condor" in North Beach. You never know who might show up! B.I.S.S.!!

May 18th – 20th – Joshua tree Music Festival (Joshua Tree, CA) *** Ticket Giveaway – 2 PAIRS of All WEEKEND PASSES!! ***

The 5th annual joshua tree music festival is happening May 18-20. A family friendly event for music loving souls of all ages, the festival is a three day high desert camping experience in the magical Mojave. Dance under the stars and howl at the moon to the eclectic array of performers. Two stages alternate throughout the weekend so the music is continuous, and you don't miss a set. Reserve tickets and camping in advance to be guaranteed a spot in the main campground. Three day pass is $90, FRI - $32, SAT - $42, SUN - $32.

For full details and to purchase tix, go to: or call toll free: 877 327 6265.

May 24th BluSirkut- @ The Boom Boom Room (1601 Fillmore @ Geary) *** Ticket Giveaway ***

From the outer reaches of a ' Tiny Universe ' to the S.F. Bay Area finds 'BluSirkut' on a return visit to one of their favorite ports of call: 'the Boom Boom Room'. After being away for a brief period of time the band returns loaded with a ship load of 'Funktronic' jams,worldly grooves,broken beats,and out of sight visuals. A worthy multimedia experience provided by Guitarist Brian Jordan, Trumpeter-Chris Littlefield, Keyboardist-David Veith, Drummer-Ryan Krieger & Visualist Alton 'Brooks' Parker that is unparalleled in this part of the galaxy or any other, and surely not to be missed.

May 26th – RonKat's Katdelic Revival @ The Boom Boom Room (1601 Fillmore @ Geary) *** Ticket Giveaway ***

RonKat Spearman, active member of Parliament Funkadelic brings RonKat's KatDelic Revival to the Boom Boom Room, 1601 Fillmore St., At Geary, SF, Ca. May 26th. RonKat has gathered San Francisco's finest musicians. They are Kevin Carnes, David Boyce and Kirk Peterson From The Broun Felinis, Michael Cavaseno from Orixa and Storm, Inc, and DJ K-OS from Zootzilla. Together these talented artists bring a show worthy of any large venue in the nation. These Original Funk Rock with a touch of hip hop tunes will 'Make Em Dance' from the first song till the last. The crowd always dances till the wee hours when RonKat plays at the Boom Boom Room.RonKat calls the Boom Boom Room his home The Katdelic Revival performs there on a monthly basis and will return on Saturday, May 26th. RonKat is a Grammy nominated, BMI songwriter of the Year award winning writer and producer. His press kit can be viewed at

May 27th Garaj Mahal @ 12 Galaxies (2565 Mission Street) *** Ticket Giveaway ***

When you hear your first Garaj Mahal note, leading into an innovative fusion of funky jazz with a tasty world music flare, all other thoughts leave your mind as the music takes you on an unforgettable voyage. Fans return to experience the band again and again because they know they will always hear something new and progressive from these four first-class musicians. Featuring guitar and sitar virtuoso Fareed Haque, world-renowned bass master and educator Kai Eckhardt, gospel-inspired funky jazz keyboardist Eric Levy, and consistently in-the-pocket, natural-born drummer Alan Hertz, Garaj Mahal combines a century of musical experience to create a sound that's always new, freshly infused with a wide spectrum of musical expression, and always smoking hot.


See you all at the Shows!




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