BISS LIST PICKS for SF BAY AREA

BISS 4.7.11 - DSO / Larry Graham / Vinyl / Jeff Beck / John Mellencamp

Well BISS Listers, this week there are going to be turtles at the station...

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA crashes into the Great American Music Hall on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Oh one more Saturday night...Wonder which shows they are going to pick for San Francisco.....Congrats to Rick!!

On Friday & Saturday, night pull into the station...GRAND CENTRAL STATION, that is, with LARRY GRAHAM @ Yoshi's SF. Are you ready to get down?

Tonight, Thursday, we are also headed to Yoshi's. You ever wish you had the chance to see Ray Charles live? Well you got the next best thing with RAYBAND! tonight in the Yoshi's lounge! (*WIN) Featuring: Dylan Charles, Audio Angel (BISS Artist At Large @ High Sierra!!), Allegra Bandy, Karen Fremont, Jay Sanders, Mike Irwin Johnson, & Elizabeth Goodfellow.

Then we found out that Brian Jordan is in town and playing at the Boom Boom Room tonight too! ...8am is gonna hurt tomorrow.

Friday night, the BISS crew is getting funky in the Fillmore district all night long!! We're hitting the 10pm Larry Graham show. Congrats to Mike!! Then we'll head to the lounge to check out some righteous Oakland funk!(*WIN) Then it's straight to the Boom Boom Room for BISS fave VINYL!!! Congrats to Michelle! Sunny says, "That is going to smell good!"

Saturday, we've got a few spots to hit and then we'll end up at the Boom Boom Room for Jordan & The RituaL & Guns for San Sabastian. (*win)

Sunday, G-LOVE AND SPECIAL SAUCE are at The Fillmore....Ya know... My baby got sauce, Your baby ain't sweet like mine! Then again to the Boom Boom Room for New Orleans legend Donald Harrison. (*WIN)

Settle down San Francisco...No don't!!

Get ready to Make A Scene, again with BISS!!!

On April 21st with Atomatronic & Five Eyed Hand and as always a third set of amazing talented musicians sitting in!!! Anyone going to the Rads that night? BRING THEM OVER to sit-in!! (It could happen)

...And Make A Scene again...

On May 19th with Mama's Cookin & Sean Leahy Trio featuring Sean Leahy, Reed Mathis, & Dave Brogan, plus an amazing third set ,kicking off with M80 Mailbox and launching into the jammin sit-in set you have come to expect when we all MAKE A SCENE!!

Until next week...if your looking for the BISS crew...we might just be...standing on the moon.

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See you all at the Shows!
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BISS CALENDAR
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

Thurs, 4/7/2011
Afrolicious
With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

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

Fri, 4/8/2011
FRONT STREET with STU ALLEN **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3533635
Show: 9PM
$15/$12 Advance

Fri, 4/8/2011
VINYL (plus: DJ K-OS) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$12

Fri, 4/8/2011
A Tribute to Booker T & The MG's
THE BROOKLYN OUTRAGE **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 10PM
$5 Adv / $10

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
Funk ky Shu's wit Nu Soles
(formerly the 11th Commandments)
Yoshi's SF Front Lounge, San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 9PM
$10

Fri 4/8/2011
THE STONE FOXES With The Family Crest & The Welcome Matt
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://stonefoxes-oakland.eventbrite.com/
Show: 9PM
$10

Sat, 4/9/2011
Jordan and the RituaL, GUNS FOR SAN SEBASTIAN , LA GENTE **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$8

Sat, 4/9/2011
A Tribute to Booker T & The MG's
THE BROOKLYN OUTRAGE **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 10PM
$5 Adv / $10

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
AKRON FAMILY with Delicate Steve & 3 Leafs **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://akakoaklandparish.eventbrite.com/
Show: 9PM
$18

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
YOSHI'S JAPAN RELIEF BENEFIT Yoshi's San Francisco hosts thirteen chefs from celebrated Bay Area restaurants for an afternoon filled with delicious food, great wine and sake, all accompanied by live musical entertainment. 100% of proceeds will go to the American Red Cross.
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 1PM-4PM
Tickets are $75 per person and 100% of proceeds will go to the American Red Cross for Japan Relief.

Sat, 4/9/2011
Rustee Allen & Housequake
No Funk like Swamp Funk
Yoshi's SF Front Lounge, San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 9PM
$10

Sun, 4/10/2011
DONALD HARRISON BAND [New Orleans Legend] **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$12

Sunday, 4/10/11
Bluegrass Sundays at MILK
Dedicated Maniacs Trio, Greenstone Quarry and Hovering Breadcat
Milk Bar on Haight, San Francisco, CA
http://www.milksf.com/
NO COVER

Sun, 4/10/2011
G. Love & Special Sauce
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
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, 4/11/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
Mojito's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

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

Mon, 4/11/2011
Broun Fellinis with suprise guests
20th Anniversary Celebration **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$12 advance / $15 at the door

Tues, 4/12/2011
Ms. Lauryn Hill
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 9PM
$56.75 - $87.25

Wed, 4/13/2011
UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 10PM
$7

Thurs, 4/14/2011
The Shotgun Wedding Quintet Performs the Music of Cab Calloway
Amnesia, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/amnesiabar

Thursday, 4/14/11
Dedicated Maniacs with DAVID GANS
Aubergine After Dark, Sebastopol, CA
http://aubergineafterdark.com/
Show: 9pm
$8

Thurs, 4/14/2011
Afrolicious
With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

Thurs, 4/14/2011
PJ Harvey
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Show: 8PM
***SOLD OUT***

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

Fri, 4/15/2011
KATDELIC [of 'P FUNK ALLSTARS' & BROUN FELLINIS ] + DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 4/15/11
Dedicated Maniacs with DAVID GANS
Henflings Tavern, Ben Lomond, CA
http://www.henflings.net/
Show: 9pm
NO COVER

Fri, 4/15/11
FUNK REVIVAL ORCHESTRA **WIN TICKETS**
With THE OAKLAND FADERS & DJ PLATURN
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://froandthefaders.eventbrite.com/
Show: 9PM
$10

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

Sat, 4/16/2011
THE BREAKESTRA ! **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$15

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

Sat, 4/16/2011
Forrest Day
Bayonics /
Ghost & the City
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$14

Sat, 4/16/2011
Duran Duran
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$58

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

Saturday, 4/16/11
Dedicated Maniacs with DAVID GANS opening for CRYPTICAL
Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA
http://www.starryploughpub.com
Show: 9pm
$12

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***

Mon, 4/18/2011
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, 4/18/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
Mojito's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Tues, 4/19/2011
Two Nights!
Janet Jackson
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/venue_bgc.cfm
Show: 8PM
$149.50 - Reserved Seating, $99.50 - Reserved Seating, $79.50 - Reserved Seating, $49.50 - Reserved Seating

Tues, 4/19/2011
Bomba Estéreo, Bayonics **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$18

Tues, 4/19/2011
VICTOR WOOTEN BAND **WIN TICKETS 10PM show**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/jazzclub/artist/show/1783
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$28

Tues, 4/19/2011
High Beamz
Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz, CA
http://www.moesalley.com/artist.php?id=1137&artist=High_Beamz
Show: 8PM
$5/$7

Wed, 4/20/2011
Two Nights!
Janet Jackson
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/venue_bgc.cfm
Show: 8PM
$149.50 - Reserved Seating, $99.50 - Reserved Seating, $79.50 - Reserved Seating, $49.50 - Reserved Seating

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

Wed, 4/20/2011
VICTOR WOOTEN BAND
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/jazzclub/artist/show/1783
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$28

Thurs, 4/21/2011
RUBBER SOULDIERS with the ROWAN BROTHERS and DAVID GANS **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3533635
Show: 8PM
$10

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
VALERIE ORTH, STRINGER BELLE,AUDIAFAUNA
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, 4/21/2011
Afrolicious
With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

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
Benefit for Coalition for Headwaters and EarthFirst!
STOMP THE STUMPS! featuring CURLY, THE FUNKY NIXONS, and DAY LATE FOOLS BAND **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3533635
Show: 8PM
$15/$12 Advance

Fri, 4/22/2011
McTUFF & ERIC McFADDEN TRIO [EMT] (+ DJ K-OS) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$12

Fri, 4/22/2011
ZIGABOO MODELISTE **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 10PM
$8 Adv / $10

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

Fri, 4/22/2011
Melvin Seals & JGB plus Kate Gaffney! **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 8PM
$25 in advance

Sat, 4/23/2011
McTUFF & ERIC McFADDEN TRIO [EMT] (+ DJ K-OS) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$12

Sat, 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

Sat, 4/23/2011
Garage A Trois
Amendola Vs. Blades **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20

Mon, 4/25/2011
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, 4/25/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
Mojito's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Tues, 4/26/2011
Paul Simon
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
***SOLD OUT***

Wed, 4/27/2011
Paul Simon
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$53

Wed, 4/27/2011
An Evening with LEON REDBONE **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$26

Wed, 4/27/2011
Full-Step! (every 4th Wednesday)
featuring DJs Kung Fu Chris & Bizzi Wonda
Tunnel Top, San Francisco, CA
Show: 10PM
No Cover

Thurs, 4/28/2011
Afrolicious
With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

Fri, 4/29/2011
Ozomatli
Uptown Theatre, Napa, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C00464C1AE254E0
Show: 8PM
$35 + applicable fees

Mon, 5/2/2011
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, 5/2/2011
Joe Cohen Trio
Mojito's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.myspace.com/mojitosf
Show: 9PM
**FREE SHOW**

Mon, 5/2/2011
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$15

Tues, 5/3/2011
Psychedelic Furs perform "Talk Talk Talk"
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 8PM
$31

Tues, 5/3/2011
Chris Cornell
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$40

Fri, 5/6/2011
JUNO WHAT?! (+ ACORN PROJECT) + DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$12

Fri, 5/6/2011
MISSION PLAYERS **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 10PM
$5

Sat, 5/7/2011
JUNO WHAT?! (+ ACORN PROJECT) + DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9PM
$12

Sat, 5/7/2011
Charles Bradley &
The Menahan Street Band **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$12 Adv / $15

Sun, 5/8/2011
KT Tunstall
Also Appearing: Charlie Mars, MIGGS
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$24

Sun, 5/8/2011
Two Nights!
The Revolver Tour
Elvis Costello
& The Imposters
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$49.50 - $89