BISS LIST PICKS for SF BAY AREA

BISS 12.8.10 - Soulive feat. Karl D / Topaz / Black Crowes / BISS Holiday Cocktail Party!!

Thanks to everyone who came out to The BISS Silver Ball! What a fantastic fun night for everyone!!

If you missed it or didn't get enough of the BISS Holiday celebration, come out for The Second Annual Elie & BISS Holiday Cocktail Party @ The Fishbowl this Wednesday, December 8th from 7 - 11. Then head over to Madrone with us for ISM and Monophonics Presents: A Night of "Who Sampled That?"


On Thursday, win tickets to Charlie Hunter @ Yoshi's Oakland. (*WIN TICKETS for 10p show)

On Friday & Saturday in the city, we have two nights of Soulive feat. Karl Denson @ The Independent (Congrats to Heather N & Sherri M!). And on Friday will end up late night at Boom Boom For Topaz, Brian Jordan & ERIC McFADDEN TRIO (Congrats to Jimi S). We end there for late night again on Saturday for Brian Jordan, Topaz, Ronkat + SOFA KINGS (w/ mbrs of The Park) (*WIN)

How about the rest of the Bay Area?
On Friday... in the east bay, catch Big Light, Antioquia, Mana Maddy and the Family feat. Trevor Garrod (Congrats to Misty R & Happy Birthday!). In the north bay, the place to be is 19 Broadway for High Beams Featuring Eric levy on keys from Garaj Mahal, Sean Lehe Guitar/Vocals (Izabella), Murph bass (Izabella), Mo Sardella drums/vocals (sol rising), Chris Zanardi- Guitar (Five Eyed Hand) (*WIN). And in the South Bay, head to the Brookdale Lodge for DEDICATED MANIACS with special guest DAVID GANS!

On Saturday...in the east bay, don't miss A Very Jerry Christmas.......Melvin Seals & JGB at The New Parrish! (*Congrats to Sharon L!)

But the musical weekend doesnt end there...

Sunday, we head to 15 Romolo for cocktail & live music with Alex McMurray and Glenn Hartman from 6 - 8. Then we are off to the Fillmore for the first shows of The Black Crowes run!





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BISS CALENDAR

Wed, 12/8/2010
BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$38

Wed, 12/8/2010
Second Annual Elie & BISS Cocktail Party @ The Fishbowl
Great drink specials and guest bartender, Elie!!
7p - 11p

Wed, 12/8/2010
ISM and Monophonics Presents: A Night of "Who Sampled That?"
Madrone, San Francisco, CA
Show:9:30p
$5

Thurs, 12/9/2010
Tu Gusto Musical...SF State Afro Cuban Jazz Ensemble directed by Dr. John Calloway **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 12/9/2010
Valerie Orth, Holiday Donation Drive and CD Release Party with Finding Stella and Alexis Harte
The New Parrish, Oakland, CA
Show: 9PM
$10 in advance, $12 at the door

Thurs, 12/9/2010
CHARLIE HUNTER **WIN TICKETS 10PM Show Only**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$20 & $12

Fri, 12/10/2010
Topaz, Brian Jordan & ERIC McFADDEN TRIO (w/ mbrs of Monophonics) **Congrats to Jimi S!
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Fri, 12/10/2010
DEDICATED MANIACS with special guest DAVID GANS!
Brookdale Lodge, , Brookdale, CA
Show: 9PM

Fri, 12/10/2010
Broun Fellinis / Black Quarterback **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 12/10/2010
Ozomatli
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$39

Fri, 12/10/2010
Two Nights! Soulive feat. Karl Denson Congrats to Heather N.***
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$22

Fri, 12/10/2010
ALBINO! with David Satori (Beats Antique, Aphrodesia)
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://albinoinoakland-site.eventbrite.com/
Show: 9PM

Fri, 12/10/2010
Big Light, Antioquia, Mana Maddy and the Family feat. Trevor Garrod (Tea Leaf Green) *Congrats to Misty!**
The Uptown Nightclub, Oakland, CA
Show: 9PM
$10

Fri, 12/10/2010
CHARLIE HUNTER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$24

Fri, 12/10/2010
High Beams Featuring Eric levy on keys from Garaj Mahal, Sean Lehe Guitar/Vocals (Izabella), Murph bass (Izabella), Mo Sardella drums/vocals (sol rising), Chris Zanardi- Guitar (Five Eyed Hand) **WIN TICKETS**
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA

Sat, 12/11/2010
Brian Jordan, Topaz, Ronkat + SOFA KINGS (w/ mbrs of The Park) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Sat, 12/11/2010
Ozomatli Children's Matinee
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 3PM
$16

Sat, 12/11/2010
Ozomatli
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$39

Sat, 12/11/2010
Two Nights! Soulive feat. Karl Denson Congrats to Sherri M.***
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$22

Sat, 12/11/2010
A Very Jerry Christmas.......Melvin Seals & JGB **Congrats to Sharon L**
The New Parrish, Oakland, CA
www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
Advance Tickets - $18, $20 @ Door

Sat, 12/11/2010
Chaka Khan, Chrisette Michele
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
$45-$82

Sat, 12/11/2010
CHARLIE HUNTER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$24

Sat, 12/11/2010
High Beams Featuring Eric levy on keys from Garaj Mahal, Sean Lehe Guitar/Vocals (Izabella), Murph bass (Izabella), Mo Sardella drums/vocals (sol rising), Chris Zanardi- Guitar (Five Eyed Hand) **WIN TICKETS**
the Connecticut Yankee, San Francisco, CA

Sun, 12/12/2010
The Black Crowes
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$60

Sun, 12/12/2010
Jon Anderson **WIN TICKETS**
The Regency Ballroom, , San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/The-Regency-Ballroom-tickets-San-Francisco/venue/360464?tm_link=edp_Venue_Name_1
Show: 8PM
$35 - $53

Sun, 12/12/2010
CHARLIE HUNTER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 7PM
$24

Sun, 12/12/2010
CHARLIE HUNTER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 2PM Kids Matinee
$5 Kids, $18 Adults (with kids), $24 Adults (general)

Sun, 12/12/2010
The Unbroken Chain Foundation invites you to Philharmonia 2010. An Acoustic Holiday Concert with .... Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Jackie Greene, Grahame Lesh, Sunshine Becker, and Jeff Pehrson
Bay Area Women's & Children's Center, San Francisco, CA
http://www.bawcc.org/

Sun, 12/12/2010
Alex McMurray and Glenn Hartman
15 Romolo, San Francisco, CA
Show: 6PM

Sun, 12/12/2010
High Beams Featuring Eric Levy,Derek Bodkin Drums/Vocals (Five Eyed Hand),Jeb Taylor Bass (Five Eyed Hand)
Chris Zanardi (Five Eyed Hand), w/Special Guests w/5EH as the band, w/Eric Levy **WIN TICKETS**
Moes Alley, Santa Cruz, CA

Tues, 12/14/2010
"Jaz Sawyer ""Bay Area Jam Session"" w/ Special Guests "No Cover For Musicians" **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 8PM
$5

Tues, 12/14/2010
2 very special holiday evenings with
JACKIE GREENE
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 8PM
$50 x seats 1-16
$40 x seats 17- 82
$30 x seats & standing room GA 1-44

Tues, 12/14/2010
The Black Crowes
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$60

Wed, 12/15/2010
JIMMY LESLIE'S REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$7

Wed, 12/15/2010
2 very special holiday evenings with
JACKIE GREENE
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 8PM
$50 x seats 1-16
$40 x seats 17- 82
$30 x seats & standing room GA 1-44

Wed, 12/15/2010
Scene of Action, ZIVA, MonBon
Kimo's, San Francisco, CA
www.kimosbarsf.com
Show: 9PM
$8

Wed, 12/15/2010
The Black Crowes
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$60

Thurs, 12/16/2010
REDSTONE HALL + MAIDEN LANE + 7ORANGEABC **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$7

Thurs, 12/16/2010
Tu Gusto Musical...Tanaóra / Quarteto Vocal San Francisco **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 12/16/2010
The Holiday Tour featuring Alash : Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$39-$45

Thurs, 12/16/2010
ROBBEN FORD AND RENEGADE CREATION
WITH MICHAEL LANDAU, GARY NOVAK & JIMMY HASLIP **WIN TICKETS 10PM Show Only**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$22

Fri, 12/17/2010
THE ALLMOND BROTHERS CLAN **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Fri, 12/17/2010
Curtis Bumpy **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 12/17/2010
The Mother Hips **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$20

Fri, 12/17/2010
The Black Crowes
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$60

Fri, 12/17/2010
Christmas Jug Band with Special Guest Bonnie Hayes* **WIN TICKETS**
The Palm Ballroom, San Rafael, CA
http://seafoodpeddler.com/calendar/month.php
Show: 8PM
$15 to $30

Fri, 12/17/2010
ROBBEN FORD AND RENEGADE CREATION
WITH MICHAEL LANDAU, GARY NOVAK & JIMMY HASLIP
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$24

Sat, 12/18/2010
FUNK REVIVAL ORCHESTRA [F.R.O.] w/ *Karyn Paige* **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Sat, 12/18/2010
London Street
Thank You Julius
Brothers Amor **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 10PM
$10

Sat, 12/18/2010
Giovenco Project **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 7PM
$5

Sat, 12/18/2010
The Mother Hips **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$20

Sat, 12/18/2010
The Black Crowes
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$60

Sat, 12/18/2010
ROBBEN FORD AND RENEGADE CREATION
WITH MICHAEL LANDAU, GARY NOVAK & JIMMY HASLIP
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$24

Sun, 12/19/2010
MARCO BENEVENTO & WILL BERNARD (w/Max of Crown City Rckrs/Joe Cohen) + Radio & guests **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Sun, 12/19/2010
The Black Crowes
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 9PM
$60

Sun, 12/19/2010
ROBBEN FORD AND RENEGADE CREATION
WITH MICHAEL LANDAU, GARY NOVAK & JIMMY HASLIP
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 7PM
$26

Sun, 12/19/2010
ROBBEN FORD AND RENEGADE CREATION
WITH MICHAEL LANDAU, GARY NOVAK & JIMMY HASLIP
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 2PM Kids Matinee
$5 Kids, $18 Adults (with kids), $22 Adults (general)

Mon, 12/20/2010
Billy Idol
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$74

Mon, 12/20/2010
Jazz Vocalist Natasha Miller presents her Annual Holiday Concert featuring Quartet Rouge **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM
$16

Tues, 12/21/2010
"Rent Party"
Jazz Jam Session
Hosted by Joe Cohen **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 8PM
$5 / All Ages
No Cover For Musicians

Tues, 12/21/2010
Billy Idol
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$74

Thurs, 12/23/2010
Tu Gusto Musical...La Familia Pena-Govea **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 9PM
$10

Sun, 12/26/2010
TOWER OF POWER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 7PM & 9PM
$45

Mon, 12/27/2010
TOWER OF POWER **WIN TICKETS 10PM Show Only**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$35 & $25

Mon, 12/27/2010
MORRIS DAY & THE TIME **WIN TICKETS 10PM Show Only**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$45 & $30

Tues, 12/28/2010
Classical Revolution Presents...
A Night of Experimental Cello with...
Erica "Unwoman" Mulkey
Sam Bass,br> Cello Joe **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 8PM

Tues, 12/28/2010
TOWER OF POWER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$40 & $35

Tues, 12/28/2010
MORRIS DAY & THE TIME
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$45 & $30

Wd, 12/29/2010
TOWER OF POWER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$40 & $35

Wed, 12/29/2010
THE TUBES Feat. WAYBILL **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$26

Thurs, 12/30/2010
RUBBER SOULDIERS **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 12/30/2010
Furthur
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Thurs, 12/30/2010
Primus Two Nights! Primus performing Sailing the Seas of Cheese,
The Residents
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$42.50

Fri, 12/31/2010
Furthur
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Year's Eve! *MONOPHONICS* (plus: Special Guests) 8pm 'til 1:45am+
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$50

Fri, 12/31/2010
NEW YEARS EVE!!!
FEATURING RAYBAND 8 LEGGED MONSTER AND MORE!
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 8PM

Fri, 12/31/2010
HopMonk presents 2 very special NEW YEARS EVE and NEW YEARS DAY evenings with MELVIN SEALS & JGB
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 9PM
FRI 12/31 NYE: $40 w/ holiday decor, balloon drop & IPA toast

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Monsoon, Kate Gaffney
The Connecticut Yankee, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theyankee.com/livemusic.htm

Fri, 12/31/2010
Chris Isaak
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$99

Fri, 12/31/2010
Primus New Year's Eve! Two Nights Primus, Les Claypool's Fancy Brigade, Dead Kenny G's
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$95

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Year's Eve!
Rebirth Brass Band, New Orleans Klezmer Allstars
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Fri, 12/31/2010
The George Lacson Project and DJ Malcolm Marshall
The Union Room at Biscuits and Blues, San Francisco, CA
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/139471
Show: 9PM
$15 (Very Limited Quantity)/$20 Door

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Years Eve! "The Royal Vagabond Cotillion" with El Radio Fantastique!
www.woodsmv.com
Show: 9PM
$50 Advance Tickets

Sat, 1/1/2011
KATDELIC [of 'P FUNK ALLSTARS' & BROUN FELLINIS & CROWN CITY, etc ] + DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Sat, 1/1/2011
HopMonk presents 2 very special NEW YEARS EVE and NEW YEARS DAY evenings with MELVIN SEALS & JGB
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 9PM
$20


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