Thursday, August 28, 2008

BISS Features 08.28.08 - Hornucopia Festival / Monophonics / Slow Food Rocks

The full BISS list will be out next week. Check the  for all the show dates until then. Mark your calendar for these featured shows & be sure to check out this week's giveaways!


Upcoming Featured Shows:

Saturday, September 6th  ***WIN TICKETS***

The Hornucopia Festival with Yonas Media and The Jazz Mafia Presents: The Jazz Mafia Summit with The Realistic Orchestra, The Shotgun Wedding Quinte,t The Brass Mafia @ The Rickshaw Stop; Doors 8 / Show 9; Tickets $15 / $17

The Jazz Mafia is one of the rock solid pillars of our great music community. These guys are hittin' it everywhere, continuing to innovate and always raising the bar with awesome live shows. You may have seen the 13+ piece Realistic Orchestra, or Shotgun Wedding Quintet or even the roaming NOLA style antics of the Brass Mafia at a show here and there, but have you seen them all on one bill? On Saturday September 6th a very special Jazz Mafia summit will go down at The Rickshaw Stop, a great room with good sound, a positive vibe and space to get down to this amazing triple bill. Don't be the one to miss the show and hear about it after. It may sell out so get you tix now at:

Thursday, September 11th ***WIN TICKETS***
The Hornucopia Festival with BISS List Presents: Manicato, Monophonics, Kapakahi @ Café Du Nord, 9 pm, $12.50 / $15 - Presented by The Hornucopia Festival
The Hornucopia Festival, a big time celebration of local bands with horns and brass, invites you to kick it with a dream triple bill on Thursday September 11th: Manicato, Monophonics and Kapakahi at the famous Café Du Nord. We're aware that 9/11 is an important day and all the more important to express positivity through peace, music and community. Bring friends and family down to this special night as send out the last daze of summer and these 8 years in style. Si se puede. Advance tickets are on sale now at:, get them now and beat the line.

September 4th – 14th

Hornucopia Festival

Hornu-what? You haven't heard about the Hornucopia Festival? It's a brassy
horny beast that's coming your way September 4 - 14 with over 35 horn and brass fueled bands playing 20 soul shaking shows at over 9 venues. These bands are the best in the bay and will play pretty much anything from jazz to afrobeat to salsa to soul, funk and even a punk rock marching Band in the mix. Info, schedule and DISCOUNT FESTIVAL PASSES at Check out the horniest festival anywhere!


Friday, August 29th @ 19 Broadway & Saturday August 30th @ @ Boom Boom Room, Monophonics

SF Weekly's Best of the Bay award winners, Monophonics, bring a unique blend of old school soul/funk and rare groove. Since coming together in 2005, they have quickly evolved into one of hottest upcoming live instrumental funk bands in the Bay Area. Recognized for their retro sound, style, and approach (primarily inspired by late '60s and early '70s artists like The Meters, The J.B.'s, The Crusaders, and Tower of Power) members of Monophonics continue to rep. the name through performances, sit-ins, and collaborations with local and touring acts in The Bay Area.


Saturday August 30th & Sunday August 31st ***Get a 50% discount!! Use promocode: FOFN***

Slow Food Rocks 2008 w/ Gnarls Barkley, Ozomatli, The New Pornographers, Medeski Martin & Wood, Lebo (featuring Dan Lebowitz of ALO) Phil Lesh & Friends, G Love & Special Sauce, John Butler Trio, London Street 

Fort Mason Center (FMC) is part of a citywide celebration for the Slow Food movement on Labor Day weekend when Slow Food Nation '08 comes to town. Stretching from the San Francisco waterfront to Civic Center, this monumental series of events offers tours, tastings, dinners, educational programs, expert panels, films, and even rock 'n' roll. The goal of all this activity is to get people thinking about where and how they get their food. The Great Meadow at Fort Mason, San Francisco  877-655-4TIX (4849) - Get a 50% discount!! Use promocode: FOFN




See you all at the Shows!






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