BISS LIST PICKS for SF BAY AREA

BISS 07.31.12 - ALO / WIL BLADES / AEROSMITH / ZIGABOO & DUMSTAPHUNK / VINYL / OZOMATLI / JERRY DAY!

WARNING BISS LISTERS:  With the insane amount of awesome music at your finger tips in the next few weeks, it might be a little hard to choose where you wanna get down, 'cause the possibilities are endless. BE ADVISED to keep your seat belts on!

This week starts with two days in a row of SOLD OUT Acoustic HOT TUNA shows at Sweetwater Music Hall, Monday & Tuesday. Way to start the week off right Sweetwater! We are glad you came into the music scene this year! Way to kick ass!

Wednesday, it's GO GIANTS & HAPPY BIRTHDAY JERRY!!

Thursday, start off early in the afternoon (4pm is early for a BISS Lister) at Brick and Mortar for the FREE KFOG Local Scene show featuring ALO, MIDI MATILDA, and JEFF  CAMPBELL. Grab a bite to eat in the Mission and then head back to Brick for Jordan & The Ritual with more FREE music. Since you are already in the hood for the evening, check out our favorite weekly dance party, AFROLICIOUS bringing Thursday home at The Elbo Room (*WIN)  Huge congrats to AFROLICIOUS on heading to Red Rocks. Celebrate!

If you are one who likes to hit as many festivals as humanly possible, well first off, check out our list of featured (&local) festivals on Bisslist.com. Then head North to Laytonville and check out the GAIA FESTIVAL featuring MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD, YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND, HOT BUTTERED RUM, DUMPSTAPHUNK, PIMPS OF JOYTIME, SAMBADA, RUPA AND THE APRIL FISHES, ORGONE, and more. The Black Oak Ranch is a long time favorite spot for a festival.

If you are staying in the city, you are going to have some hard choices to make. Start your weekend out strong with IRON MAIDEN at Shoreline (*Congrats Jason L and Vince R!), or have SOUL ASYLUM make you crazy at The Independent (*WIN), or take a trip to the tropics with BRAZILIAN NIGHT at Brick and Mortar (*WIN). No matter where you start, finish at The Boom Boom Room with WIL BLADES' ALL-STAR SOUL JAM featuring LENA LOU of Seattle, going late night! (*WIN)  

Happy Birthday MISS BONNIE!!

Saturday the musical options continue in the East Bay with AEROSMITH at The Oracle Arena not to mention that DUMPSTAPHFUNK & ZIGABOO MODELISTE are getting funky at The New Parish (*Congrats Amber F and one more chance to WIN!) That should be an AWESOME show!

In the city, on Saturday, DAVID GRISMAN BLUEGRASS EXPERIENCE are getting their noodles on at The Independent. (*Congrats Daniel W!) THE EXTRA ACTION MARCHING BAND is at Brick and Mortar (*Congrats Naomi B and one more chance to WIN!), and VINYL is beating out the nasty goodness at The Boom Boom Room (*WIN).

Sunday, we have FREE music all day!! Celebrate JERRY GARCIA with JERRY DAY at JERRY AMPHITHEATER with STU ALLEN & MARS HOTEL, MELVIN SEALS & JGB, and PETER ROWAN! *WIN VIP SEATING!*  Or Check out the free OZOMATLI show at Stern Grove. Then finish the night off at The Independent with SIERRA LEONE'S REFUGEE ALL STARS & BLACK NATURE (*Congrats Jessica F and one more chance to WIN!).

Next weekend is OUTSIDE LANDS all weekend in GG Park!! And long time BISS favorite GOD STREET WINE are coming out to the West Coast for just three shows!! Thursday they are at TRI which will be a LIVE webcast but if you spread the word, you could *WIN* a pair of tickets!! And Friday and Saturday they come to Sweetwater Music Hall! (more info below about these shows) Plus  THE LEE BOYS are coming to the Brick and Mortar.  Some off us might have to learn to sleep standing during set breaks, at least we won't need to think of where to go.  Why? BISS.

SAVE THE DATES!! Why? Because I Said So...BISS!!  
(Not to mention the *FREE* Tickets to be won!)

August 9th, August 10th, & August 11th - GOD STREET WINE is coming back to the West Coast!! I KNOW you remember GOD STREET WINE!! http://youtu.be/QGlyzDgQLRw God Street Wine was formed in New York City in the summer of 1988. From 1989 to 1999 they toured nonstop across the USA and beyond, signed 2 record deals, and recorded six albums. Maybe you caught them on the last reunion tour in 2010? Or maybe you caught them on Jamcruise 2011? Help us spread the word from now until the shows and get entered to win a pair of tickets to ATTEND the performance (&LIVE WEBCAST) on 8/9 at TRI Studios!! And be sure to get your tickets before they sell out for the two shows at Sweetwater Music Hall on August 10 & 11! *WIN TICKETS by spreading the word about the west coast shows on Facebook, Email, Twitter, My Space, and any other creative and visible locations! Email biss@bisslist.com to let us know!  The winner will be chosen based on best content and use of tags plus highest visibility. Frequency and creativity counts!! http://www.godstreetwine.com/ 

August 9th - 12th - Summer Meltdown begins Thursday August 9th at Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington and runs through Sunday August 12th,  Headliners and notable acts at the festival include Beats Antique, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, EOTO, Blitzen Trapper, Pickwick, Lukas Nelson & the Promise of The Real, Vicci Martinez, The Moondoggies and more.  (see complete line up below)  The festival will close out with a midnight screening of Mathew Lillard's film Fat Kid Rules The World, shot in Seattle, WA. and featuring an original score composed and performed by Pearl Jam's lead guitarist, Mike McCready. Spread the word to *WIN TICKETS*!!   http://summermeltdown.com/

August 14th - Eddie Roberts @ Sweetwater! The Guitarfish Festival is giving away 3-day passes to the winner of its drawing at Roberts' Sweetwater show on August 14th. Enter the contest onsite at the GP Presents table where you can also pick up a free copy of Guitar Player and accessories provided by D'Addario and Planet Waves. You must be present to win  Guitarfish Music Festival passes. BUY TICKETS
  
August 23rd - My 2nd annual 39th Birthday Party at 50 Mason in SF - 7pm!

August 24th - Continuation of my birthday party at the Lazy Summer Daze Festival! From the folks that brought you Furthurmore and The Daze Between... This time an intimate 3 day campout with your favorite bands playing from early til late in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. A beautiful scenic location tucked away in a natural amphitheater. Great food and fantastic vendors with all your favorite festival treats.  Featuring 7 Walkers,  Zero, Steve Kimock with Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram & Andy Hess, JGB featuring Melvin Seals, Col. Bruce Hampton, Zigaboo Modeliste, George Porter & the Runnin' Pardners, Garage A Trois, David Nelson Band, Dead Kenny G's, Jug Dealers, Moonalice, Delta Nove, Jamie Janover, The Grasshoppers, Joe Craven, Sourdough Slim with Robert Armstrong, David Gans, Sycamore Slough String Band, Xtra Ticket, Clan Dyken   http://lazysummerdaze.com

August 25th - BISS PRESENTS: IN RARE FORM CD Release Party & Erik Lekas 40th BDay Bash featuring IN RARE FORM, The New Up, Sean Leahy Trio, & Blisses B - If we stay local this weekend, we will celebrate all our 40th birthdays together with 4 awesome local bands!!  Wear your New Orleans Festive Attire to come out and celebrate!! Buy your tixs in advance: http://www.brickandmortarmusic.com/event/135885/ 
  
September 14th - 16th - Guitarfish Festival (the official BISS FEST!) - A three day family, community, arts & music festival with multiple music stages, kids area, family camp, yoga and pilates.  An emphasis at Guitarfish is placed on sustainable energy solutions education to raise awareness of over fishing and pollution of the ocean and to help preserve our fresh watersheds, rivers and streams. Featuring: EDDIE ROBERTS' WEST COAST SOUNDS, MAGICGRAVY(Lebo, Watts & Sayers), NEW MONSOON, SAMBADÁ, THE NIBBLERS, CA HONEYDROPS, ALBINO!, ONE BIG GUITAR (Lebo, Law & Carper), GUITARMAGEDDON, TRACORUM, LECHE DE TIGRE, PLEASUREMAKER & AFROLICIOUS, DELTA NOVE, AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE, MAMA'S COOKIN', THE EARFUL, HUCKLE, TIM SNIDER & SOUND SOCIETY, ADAM THEIS & SUBHARMONIC, JIMMY LESLIE AND THE FLOW, CODY BEEBE & THE CROOKS, KYLE HUNT & THE KING GYPSY, NVO, MOJO GREEN, PETER JOSEPH BURTT & KINGTIDE, SAMBA STILT CIRCUS, ASHLEY KEPLER, BLAKE NOBLE http://www.guitarfishfestival.com/


There are so many many more shows and festivals coming up in the next four weeks and they are all listed below. We have even more shows listed on our google calendar:  https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=hckhd8c90tv4fivsmb3eph9j64%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Los_Angeles  

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See you all at the Shows!!
Why?
B.I.S.S.!!!
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BISS CALENDAR
Tues, 7/31/2012
Kissing Party, Bam! Bam!, Party Owl **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$5 adv, $7 at the door

Tues, 7/31/2012
Acoustic Hot Tuna
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
**Sold Out**

Tues, 7/31/2012
Sinead O'Connor
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$45 - $65

Wed, 8/1/2012
Skins & Needles plus special guest DJ's **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$5 adv, $7 at the door

Wed, 8/1/2012
Stu Allen and Mars Hotel  **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$15

Wed, 8/1/2012
Peaking Lights **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$15

Thurs, 8/2/2012
The Ritual
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 8PM
This is a Free Event

Thurs, 8/2/2012
KFOG Local Scene # 9 featuring Renee on the Happy Hour Concert
ALO, Midi Matilda, Jeff Campbell
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 4:00 pm (event ends at 8:00 pm)
This is a Free Event

Thurs, 8/2/2012
Afrolicious With DJs/Hosts: Pleasuremaker & Senor Oz **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

Fri, 9/29/2012
Orgone, Monophonics with DJ Saurus and friends
 **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$10 adv, $15 at the door

Thurs, 8/2/2012
Sekta Core, La Plebe
 **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$15

Fri, 8/3/2012
The GAIA Festival featuring Michael Franti and Spearhead, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Hot Buttered Rum, Dumpstaphunk, Pimps of Joytime, Baka Beyond, SambaDa, David Lindley, Afromassave, Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Ensemb
Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA
http://www.thegaiafestival.com/
Show: All Day
$155 for 3 day tickets, vehicles are extra

Fri, 8/3/2012
*WIL BLADES' ALL-STAR SOUL JAM* plus: LENA LOU (Seattle) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 8/3/2012
Brazilian Music Festival, Brener Monducci, Tambores do Brazil, Sotaque Baiano, Tony Santos  **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$15 adv, $20 at the door

Fri, 8/3/2012
Woods / Peaking Lights (co-headline)
 **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$30

Fri, 8/3/2012
Iron Maiden - Maiden England **Congrats to Vince R. & Jason L.**
Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/Shoreline-Amphitheatre-tickets-Mountain-View/venue/229414
Show: 7PM
$26 - $95.50

Fri, 8/3/2012
El Radio Fantastique **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$15

Fri, 8/3/2012
Soul Asylum **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20

Sat, 8/4/2012
The GAIA Festival featuring Michael Franti and Spearhead, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Hot Buttered Rum, Dumpstaphunk, Pimps of Joytime, Baka Beyond, SambaDa, David Lindley, Afromassave, Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Ensemb
Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA
http://www.thegaiafestival.com/
Show: All Day
$155 for 3 day tickets, vehicles are extra

Sat, 8/4/2012
**VINYL** w/ DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$12

Sat, 8/4/2012
Extra Action Marching Band, Itchy-O Marching Band **Congrats to Naomi B.**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$15 adv, $20 at the door

Sat, 8/4/2012
Aerosmith, Cheap Trick
Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
http://www.coliseum.com/
Show: 8PM

Sat, 8/4/2012
The Unauthorized Rolling Stones  **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$15

Sat, 8/4/2012
The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience **Congrats to Daniel W.**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM

Sat, 8/4/2012
Dumpstaphunk, Zigaboo Modeliste
 **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$20 adv, $25 at the door

Sat, 8/4/2012
THE POLISH AMBASSADOR plus GLADKILL + FREDDY TODD **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF Lounge, San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 10PM
$15/Limited Early Bird, $20/Advance & DOS

Sun, 8/5/2012
The GAIA Festival featuring Michael Franti and Spearhead, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Hot Buttered Rum, Dumpstaphunk, Pimps of Joytime, Baka Beyond, SambaDa, David Lindley, Afromassave, Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Ensemb
Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA
http://www.thegaiafestival.com/
Show: All Day
$155 for 3 day tickets, vehicles are extra

Sun, 8/5/2012
Lynn Drury, Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 8PM
$5 adv, $8 at the door

Sun, 8/5/2012
Stu Allen & Mars Hotel, Melvin Seals & JGB, Peter Rowan **WIN VIP TICKETS**
Jerry Garcia Amphitheater (McLaren Park), San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfgov.org/404.aspx
Show: 4PM

Sun, 8/5/2012
Summer Swampfest featuring Honey Island Swamp Band  We'll be serving up buckets of Spicy Delta Crawfish, Boudin Balls, Andouille Sausage Corn Dogs, Cajun Style Seafood Gumbo, Cochon au Lait Po-Boys and Njama-Njama Spinach with Black Beans and Plantains in **WIN TICKETS**
Rocker Oysterfellers , Valley Ford, CA
http://www.rockeroysterfellers.com/special-events.html
Show: 5PM
$20 presale, $25 at the door.

Sun, 8/5/2012
Ozomatli, SMOD
Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sterngrove.org/home/celebrate75/calendar2012
Show: 2PM
Free event

Sun, 8/5/2012
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Black Nature Band  **Congrats to Jessica F.**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
Show: 9PM
$20

Sun, 8/5/2012
Kill Devil Hill
 **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$15 Adv, $18 at the door

Mon, 8/6/2012
Cool Ghouls, Brother Pacific, Black Cobra Vipers, Dj Al Lover **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$4 adv, $7 at the door

Mon, 8/6/2012
THE Mike Olmos presents: Bay Area Jazz Jam
Players and music lovers welcome!
the Union Room (Upstairs from Biscuits and Blues) , San Francisco, CA
Show: 7PM
$5 (free before 8pm)

Tues, 8/7/2012
Foxygen
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
This Is A Free Event

Tues, 8/7/2012
Langhorne Slim & The Law, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Benyaro **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$16 ADV - $18 DOOR

Wed, 8/8/2012
Fox & Woman, The Thoughts (Seattle, WA), Split Screens **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$7 adv, $10 at the door

Wed, 8/8/2012
New Riders of the Purple Sage **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$25

Thur, 8/9/2012
Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/2011/calendar.html
Show: 9PM
$12

Thurs, 8/9/2012
*ROBERT WALTER BAND* w/ The Jazz Mafia Horns *OUTSIDE LANDS KICK-OFF PARTY*  **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$15

Thurs, 8/9/2012
The Lee Boys **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$7 adv, $10 at the door

Thurs, 8/9/2012
Afrolicious With DJs/Hosts: Pleasuremaker & Senor Oz **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

Thurs, 8/9/2012
Great American Taxi featuring Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon +
      special guest Mark Karen (special Jerry Garcia Tribute Joint Set!)
      / plus Huckle **WIN TICKETS**
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 9PM
$16

Thurs, 8/9/2012
Eric McFadden and Clowns in Orbit **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$10

Thurs, 8/9/2012
God Street Wine
TRI Studios, San Rafael, CA
http://www.tristudios.com/upcoming?date=2012-08

Thurs, 8/9/2012
Summer Meltdown featuring Beats Antique, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, EOTO, Blitzen Trapper, Pickwick, Lukas Nelson & the Promise of The Real, Vicci Martinez, The Moondoggies and more. **WIN TICKETS**
Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater, Darrington, WA
summermeltdown.com.
Show: All day
Single day tickets including camping for one night are available for only $50-65. Weekend passes are $140 adv., $160 gate.

Fri, 8/10/2012
*ROBERT WALTER BAND* w/ EDDIE ROBERTS (NMS) + The Jazz Mafia Horns *OUTSIDE LANDS AFTER PARTY* **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$20

Fri, 8/10/2012
White Denim, Futurebirds **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$15

Fri, 8/10/2012
Outside Lands Festival featuring Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Beck, Skrillex, Sigur Ros, Justice, Norah Jones, Dispatch, The Kills, Regina Spektor, Passion Pit, Andrew Bird, Big Boi, Bloc Party, Explosions
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfoutsidelands.com/
Show: All Day

Fri, 8/10/2012
God Street Wine **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 9PM
$27

Fri, 8/10/2012
Leela James, DJ Big Russ **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$25 Adv, $40 at the door

Fri, 8/10/2012
Summer Meltdown featuring Beats Antique, Karl Densons Tiny Universe, EOTO, Blitzen Trapper, Pickwick, Lukas Nelson & the Promise of The Real, Vicci Martinez, The Moondoggies and more. **WIN TICKETS**
Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater, Darrington, WA
summermeltdown.com.
Show: All day
Single day tickets including camping for one night are available for only $50-65. Weekend passes are $140 adv., $160 gate.

Fri, 8/10/2012
TERENCE BLANCHARD **WIN TICKETS 10PM show**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm $24, 10pm $20

Sat, 8/11/2012
*FUNK REVIVAL ORCHESTRA* (plus: CORNERSTONE & DJ K-OS) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$12

Sat, 8/11/2012
Electric Guest, Midi Matilda **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$15

Sat, 8/11/2012
Outside Lands Festival featuring Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Beck, Skrillex, Sigur Ros, Justice, Norah Jones, Dispatch, The Kills, Regina Spektor, Passion Pit, Andrew Bird, Big Boi, Bloc Party, Explosions
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfoutsidelands.com/
Show: All Day

Sat, 8/11/2012
The Red Eye Review (formerly Heavy Petting Zoo) / Mr. Chin's Hot Sauce / Sunny Gunn;s Firestorm / Jim bruno **WIN TICKETS**
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 9PM
$10

Sat, 8/11/2012
God Street Wine  **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 9PM
$27

Sat, 8/11/2012
Summer Meltdown featuring Beats Antique, Karl Densons Tiny Universe, EOTO, Blitzen Trapper, Pickwick, Lukas Nelson & the Promise of The Real, Vicci Martinez, The Moondoggies and more. **WIN TICKETS**
Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater, Darrington, WA
summermeltdown.com.
Show: All day
Single day tickets including camping for one night are available for only $50-65. Weekend passes are $140 adv., $160 gate.

Sat, 8/11/2012
WHO'S YO DADDY? Grown & Sexy Hip Hop Affair feat. BIG DADDY KANE **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF Lounge, San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 10PM
$25 limited early bird, $30 advance, $35 day of show
Group rates available with bottle service

Sun, 8/12/2012
Outside Lands Festival featuring Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Beck, Skrillex, Sigur Ros, Justice, Norah Jones, Dispatch, The Kills, Regina Spektor, Passion Pit, Andrew Bird, Big Boi, Bloc Party, Explosions
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfoutsidelands.com/
Show: All Day

Sun, 8/12/2012
Al Jarreau and The George Duke Trio, Mara Hruby
Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sterngrove.org/home/celebrate75/calendar2012
Show: 2PM
Free event

Sun, 8/12/2012
Summer Meltdown featuring Beats Antique, Karl Densons Tiny Universe, EOTO, Blitzen Trapper, Pickwick, Lukas Nelson & the Promise of The Real, Vicci Martinez, The Moondoggies and more. **WIN TICKETS**
Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater, Darrington, WA
summermeltdown.com.
Show: All day
Single day tickets including camping for one night are available for only $50-65. Weekend passes are $140 adv., $160 gate.

Sun, 8/12/2012
A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 7PM
$25

Mon, 8/13/2012
THE Mike Olmos presents: Bay Area Jazz Jam
Players and music lovers welcome!
the Union Room (Upstairs from Biscuits and Blues) , San Francisco, CA
Show: 7PM
$5 (free before 8pm)

Tues, 8/14/2012
Ivan and Alyosha **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$9 adv, $12 at the door

Tues, 8/14/2012
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
http://www.coliseum.com/
Show: 8PM
$39.50 - $59.50

Tues, 8/14/2012
Guitar Player Presents Eddie Roberts and the West Coast Sounds **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$10 Plus, at the show you can enter to win 3-Day Passes to the Guitarfish Music Festival September 14-16!! (Winner must be present for drawing at Sweetwater on August 14.)

Wed, 8/15/2012
Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/2011/calendar.html
Show: 9PM
$12

Wed, 8/15/2012
Family of the Year, The Colourist **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$10

Wed, 8/15/2012
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
http://www.coliseum.com/
Show: 8PM
$39.50 - $59.50

Wed, 8/15/2012
THE TOUR 2012: KISS AND MOTLEY CRUE
Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/Shoreline-Amphitheatre-tickets-Mountain-View/venue/229414
Show: 8PM

Wed, 8/15/2012
Wednesday Night Live with Mark Karan and Special Guests **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$10

Thurs, 8/16/2012
Alexz Johnson **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$15 adv, $30 at the door

Thurs, 8/16/2012
Afrolicious With DJs/Hosts: Pleasuremaker & Senor Oz **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

Thurs, 8/16/2012
Two Nights! Dr. John and the Lower 911 Featuring Jon Cleary  **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM

Thurs, 8/16/2012
Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers
Brothers Comatose **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$15

Thurs, 8/16/2012
CHERRY POPPIN DADDIES **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$22

Fri, 8/17/2012
Phish
Bill Graham civic auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/venue_bgc.cfm
**Sold Out**

Fri, 8/17/2012
POLYRHYTHMICS (*Late-Night PHISH After-Party*) 9:30pm 'til 3:30am **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 8/17/2012
B-Side Players, La Misa Negra
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$15

Fri, 8/17/2012
PARTICLE , CON BRIO
Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA
http://www.mezzaninesf.com/calendar.asp
Show: 9PM
$15

Fri, 8/17/2012
iHome Presents IDENTITY FESTIVAL 2012 - must be 16+ to attend
Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/Shoreline-Amphitheatre-tickets-Mountain-View/venue/229414
Show: 2PM
$40

Fri, 8/17/2012
Vinyl **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 9PM
$20

Fri, 8/17/2012
Two Nights! Dr. John and the Lower 911 Featuring Jon Cleary
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM

Fri, 8/17/2012
SambaDa, La Santa Cecilia **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$10 Adv, $15 at the door

Fri, 8/17/2012
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS feat. Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson and Wilton Felder **WIN TICKETS 10PM show**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm $40, 10pm $35

Sat, 8/18/2012
The Funk Ark **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/2011/calendar.html
Show: 9PM
$12/$10 advance & students

Sat, 8/18/2012
Phish
Bill Graham civic auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/venue_bgc.cfm
**Sold Out**

Sat, 8/18/2012
ESL Showcase w/ Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation) + Afrolicious DJs
Mighty, San Francisco, CA
http://mighty119.com/
Show: 9PM
adv $10

Sat, 8/18/2012
Peter Murphy, Ours **WIN TICKETS**
The New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$30 Adv, $35 at the door

Sat, 8/18/2012
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS feat. Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson and Wilton Felder
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$40

Sun, 8/19/2012
Phish
Bill Graham civic auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/venue_bgc.cfm
**Sold Out**

Sun, 8/19/2012
San Francisco Opera
Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sterngrove.org/home/celebrate75/calendar2012
Show: 2PM
Free event

Sun, 8/19/2012
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS feat. Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson and Wilton Felder
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 6PM & 8PM
6pm $30, 8pm $35

Mon, 8/20/2012
THE Mike Olmos presents: Bay Area Jazz Jam
Players and music lovers welcome!
the Union Room (Upstairs from Biscuits and Blues) , San Francisco, CA
Show: 7PM
$5 (free before 8pm)

Mon, 8/20/2012
SATISFACTION: The International Rolling Stones Show **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$20

Tues, 8/21/2012
Measure, Kirk Hamilton, Whitney Nichole **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$5 adv, $8 at the door

Tues, 8/21/2012
SSV Trio **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$10

Wed, 8/22/2012
Community Benefit Night
Very Jerry II **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/2011/calendar.html
Show: 9PM
$18/$15 advance & students

Wed, 8/22/2012
Ocha La Rocha, Sweet Chariot, The Soft Bombs, Johnny Houx, Special Guest DJ **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$8 adv, $10 at the door

Wed, 8/22/2012
Eric Johnson Band
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar
Show: 8PM
$30

Thurs, 8/23/2012
Matthew Stewart, Paige and the Thousand, Roem Baur  **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 8/23/2012
Afrolicious With DJs/Hosts: Pleasuremaker & Senor Oz **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5

Thurs, 8/23/2012
Beautiful Machine / Pollux / The Comet Empire / Bayonics / Bang Bang
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 7PM
**FREE SHOW**

Thurs, 8/23/2012
Eric Johnson Band
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar
Show: 8PM
$30

Fri, 8/24/2012
JOHNNY VIDACOVICH, SCOTT AMENDOLA, SKERIK, WIL BLADES (*NoLa Funky Bohemian Soul Circle*) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$20

Fri, 8/24/2012
Slow Club **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 8PM
$10 adv, $13 at the door

Fri, 8/24/2012
Alan Evans Trio, AfroMassive **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 8PM
$10 adv, $13 at the door

Fri, 8/24/2012
Lazy Summer Daze Festival 7 Walkers, Zero, Kimock & Friends with Bernie Worrell, JGB featuring Melvin Seals, Col. Bruce Hampton, Zigaboo Modeliste, George Porter & the Runnin' Pardners, Garage a Trois, David Nelson Band, Dead Kenny G's, Moonalice
Leland Meadows Campground , Pinecrest, CA
http://www.lazysummerdaze.com/index.html
Show: All Day
Tickets $179 includes tent camping, VIP $350 includes special VIP parking and Camping section, event poster and t-shirt, VIP drink coupons for 10 free drinks, VIP viewing area for watching the concerts Children 10 and under are FREE, $30 impact fee for ca

Fri, 8/24/2012
THE HOT TODDIES, THE SHE'S
Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA
http://www.rickshawstop.com/
Show: 8PM
$10

Fri, 8/24/2012
Shana Morrison  **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://sweetwatermusichall.inticketing.com/events
Show: 8PM
$15

Sat, 8/25/2012
KATDELIC [of 'P Funk Allstars'] (plus: THEM GUNS + DJ FILLMORE WAX) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://boomboomtickets.com/evlist.php
Show: 10PM
$10

Sat, 8/25/2012
In Rare Form, The New Up, Sean Leahy Trio, Blisses B **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 9PM
$10 adv, $13 at the door

Sat, 8/25/2012
Lazy Summer Daze Festival 7 Walkers, Zero, Kimock & Friends with Bernie Worrell, JGB featuring Melvin Seals, Col. Bruce Hampton, Zigaboo Modeliste, George Porter & the Runnin' Pardners, Garage a Trois, David Nelson Band, Dead Kenny G's, Moonalice
Leland Meadows Campground , Pinecrest, CA
http://www.lazysummerdaze.com/index.html
Show: All Day
Tickets $179 includes tent camping, VIP $350 includes special VIP parking and Camping section, event poster and t-shirt, VIP drink coupons for 10 free drinks, VIP viewing area for watching the concerts Children 10 and under are FREE, $30 impact fee for ca

Sun, 8/26/2012
Col. Bruce Hampton **WIN TICKETS**
BRICK AND MORTAR MUSIC HALL, San Francisco, CA
brickandmortarmusic.com
Show: 8PM
$7 adv, $10 at the door

Sun, 8/26/2012
Lazy Summer Daze Festival 7 Walkers, Zero, Kimock & Friends with Bernie Worrell, JGB featuring Melvin Seals, Col. Bruce Hampton, Zigaboo Modeliste, George Porter & the Runnin' Pardners, Garage a Trois, David Nelson Band, Dead Kenny G's, Moonalice
Leland Meadows Campground , Pinecrest, CA
http://www.lazysummerdaze.com/index.html
Show: All Day
Tickets $179 includes tent camping, VIP $350 includes special VIP parking and Camping section, event poster and t-shirt, VIP drink coupons for 10 free drinks, VIP viewing area for watching the concerts Children 10 and under are FREE, $30 impact fee for ca

Sun, 8/26/2012
OK GO, The Family Crest
Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sterngrove.org/home/celebrate75/calendar2012
Show: 2PM
Free event

Mon, 8/27/2012
THE Mike Olmos presents: Bay Area Jazz Jam
Players and music lovers welcome!
the Union Room (Upstairs from Biscuits and Blues) , San Francisco, CA
Show: 7PM