BISS LIST PICKS for SF BAY AREA

BISS 3.10.11 - North Mississippi Allstars / Umphrey's McGee / Meshell Ndegeocello / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / House of Pain

Happy Mardi Gras Biss Listers! Hope it was a good one. You better recover quickly, cause as Sunny says, "This weekend is smokin! and it's totally legal!"... In fact, this weekend already started with a SOLD OUT Medeski, Martin, & Wood show last night and another one tonight @ The Independent. Congrats to Heather N!


The BISS crew will be doing the birthday extravaganza this weekend celebrating all over town all the way through to Sunday. Friday and Saturday is North Mississippi Allstars at The independent. Congrats to Wendy F. (& Happy Birthday) for Friday and Kelsea for Saturday!!


Saturday and Sunday is Umphrey's McGee at The Fillmore. Congrats to Sharon L (& Happy Birthday) & Dawne G for Saturday and to Forrest & Aesha (& Happy Birthday) for Sunday!! But wait!! There's an after party both nights after Umphrey's at...where else but the Boom Boom Room with Big Light on Saturday (**WIN) and Biodisel ft Johnny Rabb & Clay Parnell on Sunday. (**WIN)


Also Sunday is Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ The Herbst Theater, plus Meshell Ndegeocello Covers Prince @ The Independent (Congrats to Bradley), plus Vienna Teng & Alex Wong @ Yoshi's Oakland. (Congrats to Valerie), plus Jimmie Dale Gilmore & the Wrongers @ Slim's (They are raffling off a pair of Friends and Family Passes for HSB 2011 at this show!!! Matinee Show only $10), plus the Broun Fellinis are playing the Soul Bingo Show at The Stud...That's not even to mention the all day Roller Disco and Hula Hoop Birthday Celebration at Golden Gate Park with the Tutu Mafia!!


Rest up on Monday, because you know you want to go JUMP AROUND @ The Fillmore on Tuesday with House of Pain! (WIN WIN WIN!!)


And Thursday March 17th, get your green on and come down to Cafe Du Nord for The BISS Me, I'm Irish St Patrick's Day party featuring: LA GENTE, ZIVA, THE ANITA LOFTON PROJECT, CASSANDRA FARRAR + THE LEFT BRAINS. The BISS crew will use any excuse to throw a party!!


You'll have to check the calendar below or wait until next week's BISS to hear about next weekend.


Though we won't hesitate to remind you about the next MAKE A SCENE, next Thursday, March 24th with Boca Do Rio, Crackerjack Highway and all kinds of amazing sit-ins!!

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BISS CALENDAR

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

Thurs, 3/10/2011
AFROMASSIVE
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3533635
Show: 8PM
$10 advance/ or w/ valid student ID, $12 @ Door.

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

Fri, 3/11/2011
The George Lacson Project ft. Malcolm Marshall **WIN TICKETS**
http://georgelacson.com/go
Show:
$5 in advance, $10 at the door

Fri, 3/11/2011
AFROMASSIVE
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://www.19broadway.com/show/detail/40178
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 3/11/2011
The AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE (+ Afrolicious) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$10

Sat, 3/12/2011
Ashkenaz 38th Anniversary Party
BABA KEN & THE AFRO-GROOVE CONNEXION; MOTORDUDE ZYDECO **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php
Show: 6PM
$15-$30 sliding scale

Sat, 3/12/2011
SPACE DISCO feat: JOEL CUMMINS & WYLLYS / BIG LIGHT (Umphrey's McGee AfterParty) **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 **Congrats to Sharon L..**
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 **Congrats to Kelsea S.**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$22

Sat, 3/12/2011
Dedicated Maniacs (plus special guests!)
w/ opener Bill Mylar
http://www.theyankee.com/
Show: 9PM
$5

Sun, 3/13/2011
*Umphrey's McGee After Party* w/ BIODIESEL plus WYLLYS and NVO **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$8 adv / $12 day of

Sun, 3/13/2011
Umphrey's McGee **Congrats to Forrest H.**
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 **Congrats to Bradley M.**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25.00

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

Sun, 3/13/2011
Jimmie Dale Gilmore & the Wrongers + The Barbary Ghosts **WIN TICKETS**
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 9PM

Sun, 3/13/2011
SF Melting Pot Presents Soul Bingo featuring the Broun Fellinis, the Ferocious Few, Blind Willies, Kallisto
http://www.studsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$10 before 10PM with invite, $15 after

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
**FREE SHOW**

Tues, 3/15/2011
House of Pain **WIN TICKETS**
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 **WIN TICKETS**
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

Thurs, 3/17/2011
Culann's Hounds + The Brothers Comatose **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM

Fri, 3/18/2011
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, 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

Fri, 3/18/2011
Allofasudden, Highway Robbers, Richard March
http://www.thehotelutahsaloon.com/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$10

Sat, 3/19/2011
MONOPHONICS (& DJ K-OS) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Sat, 3/19/2011
ERIC MCFADDEN TRIO, JEFF COTTON'S GIN JOINT, TERESE TAYLOR, CARROLL GLENN **WIN TICKETS**
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

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
PAUL KANTNER's 70th BIRTHDAY ALL-STAR GALA JAM with JEFFERSON STARSHIP & MANY SPECIAL GUESTS
http://www.142throckmortontheatre.com/event.php?eventid=1389
Show: 8PM
$45 General Admission Floor Standing
$75 Reserved Floor Seating$125 VIP Reserved Mezzanine Seating

Sun, 3/20/2011
PAUL KANTNER's 70th BIRTHDAY ALL-STAR GALA JAM with JEFFERSON STARSHIP & MANY SPECIAL GUESTS
http://www.142throckmortontheatre.com/event.php?eventid=1389
Show: 8PM
$45 General Admission Floor Standing
$75 Reserved Floor Seating$125 VIP Reserved Mezzanine Seating

Sun, 3/20/2011
The SHE'S
The Rotten Kids · The Flaming Horizons
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 4PM
$10

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
**FREE SHOW**

Wed, 3/23/2011
The Green + Through the Roots + Thrive **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM

Thurs, 3/24/2011
*MAKE A SCENE * - Boca Do Rio 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
ADAM THEIS AND THE JAZZ MAFIA STRING QUARTET
Swedish Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=2|2011|28&so1=0
Show: 8PM
$25

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***

Sat, 3/26/2011
The Grease Traps (plus: The Gata and Sally Green)
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM
$5

Mon, 3/28/2011
Mike Olmos - Jazz on Monday EVERY Monday in North Beach
Grant & Green, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/grantandgreensf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Mon, 3/28/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Mon, 3/28/2011
Crosby and Nash
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
$43.50 - $60.50

Fri, 4/1/2011
Galactic **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$30

Sat, 4/2/2011
Hot Buttered Rum w/ guests: Dan Lebowitz of ALO, James Nash of The Waybacks & Kate Gaffney **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$21

Sat, 4/2/2011
Galactic **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$30

Sat, 4/2/2011
Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk
Zigaboo Modeleste and the New Aahkesstra **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$22-$20

Mon, 4/4/2011
CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD
Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=2|2011|28&so1=0
Show: 9PM
***SOLD OUT***

Tues, 4/5/2011
Happy Hour event. Benefiting Boys Hope Girls Hope. Crackerjack, Fulton and the 44th.
Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA
Show: 8PM
$12 Donation

Wed, 4/6/2011
Ani DiFranco
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$34

Thurs, 4/7/2011
3 NIGHTS!
An Evening With
Dark Star Orchestra
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30 adv/$35 door

Fri, 4/8/2011
3 NIGHTS!
An Evening With
Dark Star Orchestra
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30 adv/$35 door

Fri, 4/8/2011
LARRY GRAHAM & GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$38 & $30

Sat, 4/9/2011
3 NIGHTS!
An Evening With
Dark Star Orchestra
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30 adv/$35 door

Sat, 4/9/2011
Jeff Beck
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$75

Sat, 4/9/2011
John Mellencamp
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 7PM
$257.50

Sat, 4/9/2011
LARRY GRAHAM & GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$38

Sat, 4/9/2011
GUNS FOR SAN SEBASTIAN & TRACORUM **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$8

Sun, 4/10/2011
G. Love & Special Sauce **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Sun, 4/10/2011
John Mellencamp
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 7PM
$257.50

Mon, 4/11/2011
Queens of the Stone Age
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
***SOLD OUT***

Thurs, 4/14/2011
PJ Harvey
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
$39.50 - $49.50

Fri, 4/15/2011
Scissor Sisters
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
$35

Fri, 4/15/2011
MACEO PARKER
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$30 & $22

Sat, 4/16/2011
Orgone **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$16

Sat, 4/16/2011
MACEO PARKER
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$30

Sat, 4/16/2011
Duran Duran
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM

Mon, 4/18/2011
CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD
Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=2|2011|28&so1=0
Show: 9PM
***SOLD OUT***

Wed, 4/20/2011
"The Radiators
Farewell Tour!
100th GAMH show! "
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30

Wed, 4/20/2011
Cypress Hill
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
$42

Thurs, 4/21/2011
*MAKE A SCENE* - ATOMATRONIC and FIVE EYED HAND **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 4/21/2011
Crackerjack Highway
50 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
Show: 9PM
***FREE SHOW***

Thurs, 4/21/2011
"The Radiators
Farewell Tour!
100th GAMH show! "
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30

Fri, 4/22/2011
Yonder Mountain String Band **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Fri, 4/22/2011
"The Radiators
Farewell Tour!
100th GAMH show! "
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30

Thurs, 4/23/2011
Yonder Mountain String Band **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$25

Sat, 4/23/2011
"The Radiators
Farewell Tour!
100th GAMH show! "
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$30