BISS LIST PICKS for SF BAY AREA

BISS 2.23.11 - Prince!!/ NEW MONSOON / Guitarmageddon Blues Ball /JUNO WHAT?!/ JGB /RAGGA MUFFIN /JOHN POPPER AND THE DUSKRAY TROUBADOURS!!

Listen up BISSches....Prince is here!! That is right, after Monday's show, Prince is not only doing another show tonight at Oracle Arena but he also added one more show on Thursday night!! Prince, you make us BISSFUL...totally...times 10.

So what is a BISS lister to do if they are not going to Prince? Well how about the 10th anniversary of NEW MONSOON at Yoshi's tonight.

On Thursday night, BB KING comes to The Fox Theather in Oakland. Also on Thursday night in SF is the amazing Guitarmageddon Blues Ball to celebrate Josh Clark of Tea Leaf Green's Birthday, Guitarmageddon style! Joining Josh for the night will be an all star cast of bay area guitar slingers featuring Eli Jebidiah (Poor Man's Whiskey), Sean Leahy (Sean Leahy Trio), Dan Lebowitz (ALO/Lebo), Jeff Miller (New Monsoon), and Ryan Smith (Four Year Bender). In addition to these featured guests, there will be more surprise guests sit-ins to round out this six string, blues drenched all star jam. Come on out and celebrate the blues with Josh and his legion of Guitarmaggedon cohorts for 2 sets of music!

Friday and Saturday, it's seatbelt time, (at least for Sunny, since of her favorite bands will be here for 2 nights!!) JUNO WHAT!....will be juno where, The Boom Boom Room, for their CD release party. (*WIN) This is some serious electric-funk, just remember to keep your arms in the vehicle at all times.

On Saturday, in the city, it's JGB with Melvin Seals at the Great American Music Hall (Congrats to Sharon for winning tickets!! ("That girl can dance like her back has no bone" says Sunny) In the east bay, it's the RAGGA MUFFIN FESTIVAL with Bunny Wailer and Israel Vibrations performing @ The Fox!! (**WIN)

And can we get a drum roll please...? THIS SHOW SHOULD NOT BE MISSED!!! Monday Night at the Independent is....JOHN POPPER AND THE DUSKRAY TROUBADOURS. (**WIN) Come and see Mr. Popper's new project...totally awesomeness! Now before you get the wrong idea, John Popper and The Duskray Troubadours is more than a Popper-led solo project or a back-to-basics whiff of nostalgia. It's the sum of six rock-solid players-rounded out by bassist Steve Lindsay, drummer Mark Clark, guitarists Kevin Trainor and Aaron Beavers, and guitarist/producer Jono Manson-coming together to channel the loose, limit-less spirit of simpler days.

Speaking of totally awesomeness...who came to MAKE A SCENE night with the BISS crew last Thursday night? How great was that night of music!!?....the next MAKE A SCENE is only 3 weeks away...March 24th with Sean Leahy Trio, Crackerjack Highway and another amazing set of sitins! Mark your calendars and while you are at it, Mark it for the next one on April 21st with Atomatronic & 5 Eyed Hand!!

March 17th, you can BISS ME cause I'm Irish!! BISS is throwing a St. Patrick's Day Party featuring La Gente, Ziva, The Anita Lofton Project, Cassandra Farrar +The Left Brains
Get your purple sequins and sparkles on!

Let's all take a pause in the purple madness...Dear Chadness of the Badness - We will all miss you terribly!! We love you! Love, Everyone! xoxo ♥♥



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BISS CALENDAR

Wed, 2/23/2011
10th Anniversary of New Monsoon
NEW MONSOON - Unplugged & Electric
plus HONEYMOON (opening) **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10:30PM
$16

Thurs, 2/24/2011
Afrolicious With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

Thurs, 2/24/2011
An evening with the Guitarmageddon Blues Ball
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 9PM
($13/$16)

Thurs, 2/24/2011
B.B. King
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$45.50 - $85.50

Thurs, 2/24/2011
The Stone Foxes
Voxhaul Broadcast, The Ferocious Few, The Soft White Sixties
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$12

Fri, 2/25/2011
JUNO WHAT?! (+ Special Guests) *CD RELEASE EVENT* **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Fri, 2/25/2011
Albino!
Afrobeat Lab Series
Experimenting live with
DJ Jeremiah
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 2/25/2011
Tommy Castro and his band **WIN TICKETS**
the Palm Ballroom, San Rafael, CA
www.murphyproductions.com
Show: 8PM
$20 -$35

Fri, 2/25/2011
Young Prisms
Big Light
Seventeen Evergreen, Rachel Fannan (former Sleepy Sun), DJ Britt Govea
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$13

Sat, 2/26/2011
The Govnah
Blue Jay Cafe, San Francisco, CA
Show: 6PM
***FREE SHOW***

Sat, 2/26/2011
JUNO WHAT?! (+ Special Guests) *CD RELEASE EVENT* **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Sat, 2/26/2011
JGB
with Melvin Seals **Congrats to Sharon L.**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$25

Sat, 2/26/2011
CRYPTICAL
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 8PM
$10

Sat, 2/26/2011
Ragga Muffins Festival featuring Bunny Wailer, Israel Vibration, Gentleman, Richie Spice, Sister I-Live, feat. MCs Robert Rankin & Spliff Skankin **WIN TICKETS**
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 5PM
$35 - $39.50

Mon, 2/28/2011
John Popper & The Duskray Troubadours **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20.00

Mon, 2/28/2011
Mike Olmos - Jazz on Monday EVERY Monday in North Beach
Grant & Green, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/grantandgreensf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Tues, 3/1/2011
The Mission Players, Mari Tochi
Yoshi's SF Lounge, San Francisco, CA
Show: 9PM
$7

Wed, 3/2/2011

Partially Seated Show
JJ Grey
Sunny War
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Thurs, 3/3/2011
Robin Trower
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$38

Thurs, 3/3/2011
HEART TOUCH (Keno Mapp) + BROUN FELLINIS + BIG SOUND FAMILY **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$7

Fri, 3/4/2011
The STAXX BROTHERS (plus: guests) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Fri, 3/4/2011
Zero: A Chance in a Million feat: Steve Kimock, Greg Anton, Judge Murphy, Chip Roland, Liam Hanrahan
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30

Fri, 3/4/2011
GREENSKY BLUE GRASS
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 8PM
$15

Fri, 3/4/2011
Drive-By Truckers
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Fri, 3/4/2011
Nat Keefe Concert Carnival
Feat members of Elephant Revival, Poor Mans Whiskey, Izabella, The Shes, The Railflowers & Rad Cloud
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20.00 - $35.00

Sat, 3/5/2011
The STAXX BROTHERS (plus: guests) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$12

Sat, 3/5/2011
ZIGABOO MODELISTE : KING OF THE FUNKY DRUMS, Kofy Brown
Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=2|2011|28&so1=0
Show: 9PM
$20

Sat, 3/5/2011
Zero: A Chance in a Million feat: Steve Kimock, Greg Anton, Judge Murphy, Chip Roland, Liam Hanrahan
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30

Sat, 3/5/2011
Greensky Bluegrass, Huckle
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 9PM
$16

Sat, 3/5/2011
Drive-By Truckers
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Sat, 3/5/2011
Trey Anastasio Band A Very Special Acoustic and Electric Evening
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 7PM
***SOLD OUT***

Mon, 3/7/2011
Mike Olmos - Jazz on Monday EVERY Monday in North Beach
Grant & Green, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/grantandgreensf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Mon, 3/7/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM

FAT Tuesday, 3/8/2011
THE 2011 SF MARDI GRAS BALL &
SUNSET's FIFTEEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY
featuring (so far)
EXTRA ACTION MARCHING BAND
THE BRASS MAFIA
BOCA DO RIO
MEZZANINE, San Francisco, CA

Tues, 3/8/2011
Hot Pink Feathers, Blue Bone Express
Yoshi's SF Lounge, San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 9PM
$10

Tues, 3/8/2011
FAT TUESDAY CARNIVAL PARTY
Featuring LOCO BLOCO, BAYONICS & Special Guests
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10:30PM

Wed, 3/9/2011
Paula O'Rourke & The Scarlet Bellows
Soluna Cafe & Lounge, San Francisco, CA
www.solunasf.com

Wed, 3/9/2011
Two Nights!
Medeski, Martin and Wood
Edmund Welles Quartet **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$30

Thurs, 3/10/2011
Two Nights!
Medeski, Martin and Wood
Edmund Welles Quartet
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$30

Fri, 3/11/2011
North Mississippi Allstars **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$22

Sat, 3/12/2011
Big Light
Joel Cummins
Wyllys **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$15 adv./ $20 at the door

Sat, 3/12/2011
Umphrey's McGee **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Sat, 3/12/2011
North Mississippi Allstars **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$22

Sun, 3/13/2011
Umphrey's McGee **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Sun, 3/13/2011
Meshell Ndegeocello Covers Prince **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25.00

Sun, 3/13/2011
Vienna Teng & Alex Wong **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 5PM & 7PM
$30

Sun, 3/13/2011
BIODIESEL ft Johnny Rabb & Clay Parnell, Plus Wyllys and NVO **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$8 adv / $12 day of

Mon, 3/14/2011
Mike Olmos - Jazz on Monday EVERY Monday in North Beach
Grant & Green, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/grantandgreensf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Mon, 3/14/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM

Tues, 3/15/2011
House of Pain
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Thurs, 3/17/2011
BISS Me, I'm Irish! St Patrick's Day party featuring:
LA GENTE, ZIVA, THE ANITA LOFTON PROJECT, CASSANDRA FARRAR + THE LEFT BRAINS
Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=2|2011|28&so1=0
Show: 9PM
$10

Fri, 3/18/2011
Two Nights!
The New Mastersounds **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20.00 - $22.00

Fri, 3/18/2011
DEVO **WIN TICKETS**
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
$34.75 - $96.75

Sat, 3/19/2011
Two Nights!
The New Mastersounds **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20.00 - $22.00

Sat, 3/19/2011
Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes (Jay and Silent Bob)
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
$34.75 - $96.75

Sat, 3/19/2011
ERIC MCFADDEN TRIO, JEFF COTTON'S GIN JOINT, TERESE TAYLOR, CARROLL GLENN
Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=2|2011|28&so1=0
Show: 9PM
$10 in adv., $12 at the door

Mon, 3/21/2011
Mike Olmos - Jazz on Monday EVERY Monday in North Beach
Grant & Green, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/grantandgreensf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Mon, 3/21/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM

Thurs, 3/24/2011
*MAKE A SCENE * - SEAN LEAHY TRIO and CRACKER JACK HIGHWAY | **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$10

Fri, 3/25/2011
ZACH DEPUTY **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$15

Fri, 3/25/2011
Taj Mahal
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$37.50

Fri, 3/25/2011
Mark Karan & Jemimah Puddleduck
the Palm Ballroom, San Rafael, CA
www.murphyproductions.com
Show: 9PM
Advance : $15 GA/$20 seated, $20 GA/$25 seated Reserved seat at table with cocktail service & limited menu $30

Sat, 3/26/2011
The Govnah
Blue Jay Cafe, San Francisco, CA
Show: 6PM
***FREE SHOW***