BISS LIST PICKS for SF BAY AREA

BISS 1.7.11 - Bill Graham Bday Bash / Mix Master Mike / WIllie Nelson / Cast of Clowns / Family Stone

Hey hey BISS Listers, Happy New Year! May it be the most music filled yet! The BISS crew has been having a blast so far and there is no end in site!

Tonight, start the weekend off right with MIX MASTER MIKE at Yoshi's. (Congrats to Jill T.) Sounds like a good plan to us. Or how 'bout winning a pair to BLVD at the Independent on Saturday?

Congratulations to Carrie who won a pair of tickets to the BILL GRAHAM BIRTHDAY BASH & BENEFIT WITH.......LOS LOBOS & Jackie Green & Poor Man's Whiskey at the Fillmore on Saturday night. Happy Birthday Carrie! You know the BISS crew will be there to celebrate with you!

In fact, BISS might not even leave the Fillmore. Why bother? WILLIE NELSON starts his FOUR night run there on Sunday...

On Wednesday and Thursday, Yoshi's is the place to be, either in Oakland or San Francisco! DAVID GRISMAN AND MARTIN TAYLOR are playing at YOSHI'S in Oakland. Win tickets and get your noodle on. (WIN 10pm Weds) At Yoshi's in San Francisco, THE FAMILY STONE is playing both nights too! (WIN 10pm Thurs) ...Is anyone counting how many tickets you can win this week? Sunny says, "Man it is good to be in the BISS family!!"

The BISS crew will be hitting up two more shows in the coming week, and yup you guessed it, you can win tickets to both!...Whoop whoop! Thursday night at MILK BAR, FIVE EYED HAND, SECONDS ON END is playing and.... drum roll please, CAST OF CLOWNS Featuring: Craig Wright (Cast of Clowns), Stu Allen (JGB, DSO), Greg Anton (Zero), Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band), Robin Slyvester (Bob Weir and RatDog) plus Kate Gaffney is Thursday at the NEW PARISH in Oakland!

2011 is going to be a great year for all of us! BISS can feel it. Together we can do this. Thank you to everyone for being a part of the BISS list & local music commnuity, we are bonded together because of our true love of live music.

Speaking of live music, did you all hear about the BISS Night at the Boom Boom Room on January 23rd...its FREE!!! Kyle Hunt & The King Gypsy is a new BISS favorite you MUST check out!! They are from So Cal so get out there and check em out live so we can bring them back!! http://www.reverbnation.com/kylehuntandthekinggypsy

Till the next BISS LIST...or at all the shows til then...


PS - Willie, please dont stop at any check points.....please

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Check out the next month of upcoming shows on the calendar below or check out bisslist.com for the full google calendar on the bottom of the page.
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BISS CALENDAR

Fri, 1/7/2011

MIX MASTER MIKE **Congrats to Jill T.**

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 10PM

Early Bird $15, Advance $20, Day of Show $25

Fri, 1/7/2011

STEPPIN' (Old-School Fillmore Funk) + DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**

Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Show: 9:30PM

$8

Fri, 1/7/2011

FUNK REVIVAL ORCHESTRA

PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS

DJ HAYLOW of DISTORTION to STATIC

The New Parish

http://www.thenewparish.com/

Show: 9PM

$7 Adv., $10 at the door

Sat, 1/8/2011

BLVD, Pink Mammoth **WIN TICKETS**

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$15

Sat, 1/8/2011

STEPPIN' (Old-School Fillmore Funk) + DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**

Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Show: 9:30PM

$8

Sat, 1/8/2011

Melvins

Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA

http://www.gamh.com

Show: 9PM

Sat, 1/8/2011

Los Lobos Congrats to Kerry M.****

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$63

Sun, 1/9/2011

Willie Nelson

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$70

Mon, 1/10/2011

Willie Nelson

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$70

Tues, 1/11/2011

Willie Nelson

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$70

Wed, 1/12/2011

DAVID GRISMAN AND MARTIN TAYLOR**WIN TICKETS 10PM show only**

Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/oakland

Show: 8PM & 10PM

$28 & $16

Wed, 1/12/2011

Willie Nelson

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$70

Wed, 1/12/2011

THE FAMILY STONE

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM

$26

Thurs, 1/13/2011

THE FAMILY STONE**WIN TICKETS 10PM show only**

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM & 10PM

$26 & $20

Thurs, 1/13/2011

Five Eyed Hand,Seconds on End **WIN TICKETS**

http://www.milksf.com/

Show: 8PM

Thurs, 1/13/2011

DAVID GRISMAN AND MARTIN TAYLOR

Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/oakland

Show: 8PM & 10PM

$28 & $16

Thurs, 1/13/2011

CAST OF CLOWNS

Featuring: Craig Wright (Cast of Clowns), Stu Allen (JGB, DSO), Greg Anton (Zero), Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band), Robin Slyvester (Bob Weir and RatDog)

Plus Kate Gaffney**WIN TICKETS**

http://www.thenewparish.com/

Show: 8PM

$15 Adv., $18 at the door

Fri, 1/14/2011

MOONALICE**WIN TICKETS**

Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA

http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php

Show: 9PM

$12/$10 advance/with a valid student ID

Fri, 1/14/2011

PUBLIC ENEMY with Live Band!

Feat. Chuck D, Flavaor Flav, Professor Griff, DJ Lord, & the S1W

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM & 10PM

$40

Fri, 1/14/2011

The Infamous Stringdusters

Arann Harris & the Farm Band

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$12.00 - $14.00

Sat, 1/15/2011

FRONT STREET W/ STU ALLEN **WIN TICKETS**

Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA

http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php

Show: 9PM

$15/$12 advance

Sat, 1/15/2011

Two Nights!

The Budos Band **WIN TICKETS**

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$20

Sat, 1/15/2011

PUBLIC ENEMY with Live Band!

Feat. Chuck D, Flavaor Flav, Professor Griff, DJ Lord, & the S1W

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM & 10PM

$40

Sat, 1/15/2011

Rebelution

Iration

Orgone

The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA

http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php

Show: 8PM

$20

Sun, 1/16/2011

Two Nights!

The Budos Band, Monophonics**WIN TICKETS**

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$20

Wed, 1/19/2011

MARCUS SCOTT AND THE NEW PROJECT**WIN TICKETS**

Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Show: 9:30PM

$5

Thurs, 1/20/2011

The Wailers perform 'Uprising'**WIN TICKETS**

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$25

Fri, 1/21/2011

Two Nights! The Pimps of Joytime**WIN TICKETS**

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$16.00 - $18.00

Fri, 1/21/2011

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

Fri, 1/21/2011

PLANET BOOTY, SUPER ADVENTURE CLUB

Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, CA

http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=1|2011|13&so1=0

Show: 9:30PM

$12

Fri, 1/21/2011

Papa Grows Funk

Slim's, San Francisco, CA

http://www.slims-sf.com/

Show: 9PM

$20/$25

Sat, 1/22/2011

The AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE + special guests**WIN TICKETS**

Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Show: 9:30PM

$10

Sat, 1/22/2011

Two Nights! The Pimps of Joytime **WIN TICKETS**

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$16.00 - $18.00

Sun, 1/23/2011

BISS NIGHT w/ KYLE HUNT AND THE KING GYPSY |

Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Show: 9:30PM

**FREE SHOW**

Mon, 1/24/2011

WAR**WIN TICKETS 8PM show only**

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM

$40

Tues, 1/25/2011

WAR

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM

$40

Wed, 1/26/2011

DEDICATED MANIACS + DAVID GANS**WIN TICKETS**

Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA

http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php

Show: 9PM

$10

Thurs, 1/27/2011

Moe.**WIN TICKETS**

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$40

Thurs, 1/27/2011

GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM & 10:30PM

$45

Thurs, 1/27/2011

GREAT AMERICAN TAXI

http://www.thenewparish.com/

Show: 8PM

$15 Adv., $18 at the door

Fri, 1/28/2011

Eric McFadden & FARAWAY BROTHERS [9:30PM 'til 2:30AM+] **WIN TICKETS**

Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Show: 9:30PM

$12

Fri, 1/28/2011

Robert Randolph & the Family Band

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$25

Sat, 1/29/2011

Alo**WIN TICKETS**

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$33

Sat, 1/29/2011

BILLY MARTIN & WIL BLADES DUO (of Medeski Martin Wood) **WIN TICKETS**

Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Show: 9:30PM

$15

Sat, 1/29/2011

Robert Randolph & the Family Band

The Independent, San Francisco, CA

http://www.theindependentsf.com/

Show: 9PM

$25

Sat, 1/29/2011

GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM & 10:30PM

$45

Tues, 2/1/2011

GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC

Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar

Show: 8PM

$45

Wed, 2/2/2011

THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME TRIBUTE BAND with JACK BRUCE, VERNON REID, JOHN MEDESKI and CINDY BLACKMAN

Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/oakland

Show: 8PM

$35

Thurs, 2/3/2011

THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME TRIBUTE BAND with JACK BRUCE, VERNON REID, JOHN MEDESKI and CINDY BLACKMAN

Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/oakland

Show: 8PM

$35

Thurs, 2/3/2011

Social Distortion

with Aggrolites and Chuck Ragan

The Warfield, San Francisco, CA

http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/

Show: 8PM

$29.75

Fri, 2/4/2011

Social Distortion

with Chuck Ragan**WIN TICKETS**

The Warfield, San Francisco, CA

http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/

Show: 8PM

$29.75

Fri, 2/4/2011

THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME TRIBUTE BAND with JACK BRUCE, VERNON REID, JOHN MEDESKI and CINDY BLACKMAN

Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/oakland

Show: 8PM

$35

Sat, 2/5/2011

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals

The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets

Show: 8PM

$29

Sat, 2/5/2011

THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME TRIBUTE BAND with JACK BRUCE, VERNON REID, JOHN MEDESKI and CINDY BLACKMAN

Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA

http://www.yoshis.com/oakland

Show: 8PM

$35

Sat, 2/5/2011

Zigaboo Modeliste

http://www.thenewparish.com/

Show: 9PM

$15 Adv., $18 at the door

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