Friday, December 26, 2014

BISS 12.24.14 - HAPPY HOLIDAZE & HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BISS!!

Happy Merry Christmas Eve & Happy Holidaze & Happy New Year BISS Listers! Also have to mention a Happy Birthday to one of my longest and bestest friends here in the Bay Area, Miss Lady Lexx who should get an extra shout out since her birthday falls today on Christmas Eve... Happy Happy Birthday girl! #lotsofhappy

I should really be making something for the pot luck tonight and the pot luck tomorrow and wrapping presents and did I buy enough stocking stuffers? How are we getting there and how are we getting back? Speaking of which don't drink too much and while we are at it, don't eat too much either! Next thing you know, that's over and it'll be the weekend and then it'll be New Years Eve!

All that being said, I am giving you a big BISS List this week to get you through this next two weeks of complete insanity! Especially cause I don't know when I will have a chance to get another BISS out to you all until the dust settles on 2014...

So here is my short list of highly recommended shows, some of which I WILL be at and some which I WOULD be at if I were not working Snow Globe in South Lake Tahoe over New Years! That is not to say BISS doesn't have even more recommendations for you if you just scroll down to the full list below (You may have to click to view the entire message)... And for even MORE recommendations, check out the BISS Google Calendar which you can find at www.bisslist.com!

December 26th is another one of those awesome nights for live music in the bay area... This year, no matter where you are in the Bay area, there is something off the hook in your neck of the woods!

December 26th:
  • Monophonics Annual Soulful Social (1 of 2 NIGHTS) PLUS Afrolicious at Sweetwater Music Hall(*WIN*) 
  • ORGONE (1 of 2 NIGHTS) at Hopmonk Sebastapol(*WIN*)  
  • VICTOR LITTLE'S BIG HIT w/ WILL BERNARD (mbrs of Stanton Moore, Booker T, Robert Walter) at Boom Boom Room(*WIN*)  

December 27th:
  • Blind Melon at Great American Music Hall(*WIN*)  
  • ORGONE (2nd NIGHT) at Hopmonk Sebastapol(*WIN*)  
  • Monophonics Annual Soulful Social (2nd NIGHT) PLUS Gene Washington & The Ironsides at Sweetwater Music Hall(*WIN*)  
  • The Roots with guests: LION BABE at The Fox
  • Afrofunk Experience & Candelaria at Zodiacs(*WIN*)  

Then I am off to South Lake Tahoe to spend the last few days of 2014 at Snow Globe with 15000+ people & 50+ Artists featuring Skrillex, Zedd, Flume, Disclosure (DJ Set), Atmosphere, Porter Robinson, Phantogram, Flux Pavillion, Emancipator Ensemble, Tincup, Odesza, Lex, Justin Martin, Slaptop, Le Youth, Thomas Jack, Djemba Djemba, J Phlip, Bro Safari, Branchez, Cherub, The Floozies, Trippy Turtle & More!!! #SG

HOWEVER, if were still in town, then I'd definitely have to check out these shows on December 28th:
  • Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express at Armando's (in SF)
  • SUNDAY SESSIONS w/organist Wil Blades+ guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! at Madrone Art Bar
  • Return of the Cypher  Freestyle Hip-Hop  DJ Kevvy Kev  The Gemstone Band  FREE Party at Boom Boom Room !

December 29th what a line up for this show!! Jason Crosby & Friends Holiday Show feat Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, Stu Allen, Steve Adams, Cochrane McMillan and Roger McNamee with Special Guests PLUS Doobie Decibel System at Sweetwater Music Hall (*WIN*) .

December 30th:
  •  The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE (1st of 2 nights) anonEvents, SunsetSF and Another Planet Entertainment bring you Frequen-Sea: PRETTY LIGHTS, THE GLITCH MOB, BREAK SCIENCE, MOTION POTION, SILENT FRISCO at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
  • Pimps of Joytime at Sweetwater Music Hall(*WIN*)  
  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings (1st of 2 nights) at The Fillmore(*WIN*)  
  • STRFKR (2nd of 3 nights) at The Independent
  • A Little Help From Their Fwends:THE FLAMING LIPS, Foxygen, Bad Things at The Warfield at The Independent

New Year's eve 2015 has so many choices that I am almost relieved to be up in Tahoe working Snow Globe so I don't have to choose!! But if I WERE here, I would probably be hitting up these first few, not sure what order, but I would have to make it happen!
  • New Bohemia NYE 2015 ...step back into a world like no other presented by Vau de Vire, Opel Productions & Kink.com: Featuring: Elite Force - aka Simon Shackleton, The Scumfrog, Lee Coombs, Dulce Vita (Opulent Temple), Drew Drop (Opulent Temple), Alvaro Bravo (Dusty Rhino), Mo Corleone and Many Many MORE at The Armory @ 1800 Mission Street
  • The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE-SEA of DREAMS 2015: Frequen-Se : PRETTY LIGHTS, FLYING LOTUS, BEATS ANTIQUE, LETTUCE, BIT FUNK, FORT KNOX FIVE, WORTHY, PUMPKIN, MOTION POTION, MIKEY THUNDER plus... Three Channel Silent Frisco battle featuring SHOUTS!, DJ MANCUB, MATT HAZE, U9LIFT at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium .
  • New Year's Eve! HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND (of New Orleans) @ BooM BooM RooM - plus: DJ K-OS at Boom Boom Room
  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings at The Fillmore
  • New Year's Ball Featuring The North Beach Brass Band Soul Revue at Doc's Lab
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, North Mississippi Allstars at The Masonic
Then, if I had a clone, I would also be at these on NYE:
  • Buttered New Year's Eve Bash! Hot Buttered Rum, James Nash at Leo's **WIN TICKETS**
  • NYE BASH w/ VINYL feat. Cathleen Sweetie Pie Riddley at 19 Broadway
  • Maceo Parker FUNKY NEW YEAR PARTY at SF Jazz Ctr @ Miner Auditorium
  • Pimps of Joytime NYE Celebration at Sweetwater Music Hall
  • Primus - A New Year's Eve Extravaganza at The FOX
  • New Years Eve Bash~ New Monsoon & The Incubators at Zodiacs

January 1st, If I were in town, no doubt I would be hitting up Breakfast of Champion around 8am on New Years Day morning with Space Cowboys present a New Year's Day Block Party: Breakfast of Champions 2015 feat: Space Cowboy DJs, 8-Ball, Brad Robinson, Kapt'n Kirk, Mancub, rrrus, DJ shOOey, Zach Moore, Anthony Mansfield, Motion Potion, Trav, Murphstar, Clark Hamon, & JBoogie at Mighty

If I can get myself enough sleep to let me drive back to the bay, I will, because I really want to go to the LETTUCE NEW YEAR'S DAY PARTY FEAT: ADAM DEITCH, WIL BLADES, SHADY HORNS + more at Brick & Mortar(*WIN*) !

January 2nd I should most definitely be back and able to hit up LUTHER DICKINSON'S ALLSTAR SOUTHERN PSYCH SEANCE FEAT. SUGAR PIE DE SANTO, ZIGABOO MODELISTE, & R.L. BOYCE at New Parish(*WIN*)!

Thankfully, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe is playing a 2nd night on January 3rd at The Independent so I don't have to make that choice the night before.

Then again, January 3rd, I wouldn't mind seeing:
  • Zongo Junction plus Sun Hop Fat at Leo's(*WIN*)
  • The Easy Leaves at Great American Music Hall
  • Hot Tuna with Joe Purdy at The Fillmore
  • NAIVE MELODIES at Boom Boom Room(*WIN*)  
January 4th, hoping to be rested enough for Silent Frisco on ICE! BACK for another ROUND2! with DJ Mancub, DJ Platurn at Embarcadero!

January 5th... wow first blank night on the calendar in a long while!!

January 6th looks good with Tuesday's Spirits featuring Reed Mathis & Fred Torphy at Doc's Lab (*WIN).

Also in the East Bay on the 6th, Tuesday Funktion: Hosted by Sally Green at Liege Spirits Lounge in Old Town Oakland.

January 7th, I am super excited to check out this new project, Brothers Keeper, featuring 2 of my favorite artists, John Popper (Blues Traveler) and Jono Manson at Leo's(*WIN*)!!

In the city on the 7th, THE SOFT WHITE SIXTIES are at Brick & Mortar(*WIN*)

January 8th, Brothers Keeper featuring John Popper of Blues Traveler and Jono Manson plus Doobie Decibel System are at Moe's Alley.

That takes us through Thursday, January 8th... Hopefully by then you will have another BISS List in your inbox!!

All of us here on the BISS crew, thank you for all your continued support. And while we are at it, I must personally thank the BISS crew, especially Bo, Sunny, Phil, Traci, & Kristin! We all do this for the shared love of music and community that we are lucky enough to be a part of here in the SF Bay Area and beyond. None of it is possible without every one of you; Artists, Venues, Promoters, Producers, Event Staff & Fans! So THANK YOU!

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Fri, 12/26/2014
*VICTOR LITTLE'S BIG HIT* w/ WILL BERNARD & DJ K-os (mbrs of Stanton Moore, Booker T, Robert Walter)**WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10

Fri, 12/26/2014
B-SIDE PLAYERS - latin funk | reggae | hip hop/horn driven polyrhythmics + TBA**WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 830PM
$13

Fri, 12/26/2014
ORGONE ( 2 NIGHTS !!!) + TBA**WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20

Fri, 12/26/2014
ANUHEA
 **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$22-$25

Fri, 12/26/2014
Monophonics Annual Soulful Social + Afrolicious
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$22  / TWO DAY PASS: $36

Fri, 12/26/2014
THE SPINNERS - Sophisticated up-tempo R&B with precision choreography- Hits include: "I'll Be Around," "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love," and more!
 **WIN TICKETS**10PM
The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF), San Francisco, CA
http://www.theaddition.com/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$35-$65 / Meet & Greet $65, 8pm only

Fri, 12/26/2014
LUMANATION  
Peri's  Bar, Fairfax, CA
Www.lumanationmusic.com
Show: 930PM
$10


Fri, 12/26/2014
X with The Blasters 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35

Sat, 12/27/2014
*KATDELIC* [of 'P Funk Allstars'] *Annual Holiday Funk Show* + DJ KEVVY
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$12-$15

Sat, 12/27/2014
LONESOME LOCOMOTIVE, SWEET BLOSSOM
 **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Sat, 12/27/2014
Bill Phillippe's CD Release Party
 **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 830PM
$8-$10

Sat, 12/27/2014
Blind Melon**WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$26

Sat, 12/27/2014
ORGONE ( 2 NIGHTS !!!) + IDEATEAM BAND**WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20

Sat, 12/27/2014
Monophonics Annual Soulful Social +  Gene Washington & The Ironsides
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$22  / TWO DAY PASS: $36

Sat, 12/27/2014
X with The Blasters**WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35

Sat, 12/27/2014
TWO NIGHTS!
Cracker + Camper Van Beethoven
 **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25


Sat, 12/27/2014
Afrofunk Experience & Candelaria
  **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$10-$15

Sat, 12/27/2014
David Grisman Bluegrass Experience w/ Jim Nunally, Keith Little, Chad Manning & Sam Grisman
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA
http://www.thefreight.org/event
Show: 8PM
$38-$42

Sat, 12/27/2014
The Roots with guests: LION BABE
The Fox, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$49.50-$69.50

Sat, 12/27/2014
The Spinners
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 730PM & 930Pm
7:30pm & 9:30pm $42
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $65

Sun, 12/28/2014
SPARKS ACROSS DARKNESS, Terra Lopez of Sister Crayon (DJ Set), Sweet Plot
 **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$5-$9

Sun, 12/28/2014
Dub Mission presents the best in Dub, Roots Reggae & Dancehall with
DJ Sep and the return of Massive Sound International featuring Robert Rankin & Spliff Skankin**WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
 Free b4 930
$6 after

Sun, 12/28/2014
ORGONE +  FENTON COOLFOOT AND THE RIGHT TIME**WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20

Sun, 12/28/2014
TWO NIGHTS!
Cracker + Camper Van Beethoven
 **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$25

Sun, 12/28/2014
Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express
Armando's, San Francisco, CA
http://armandosmartinez.com/calendar/month.php
Show: 8PM
$15


Sun, 12/28/2014
Return of the Cypher * Freestyle Hip-Hop * DJ Kevvy Kev * The Gemstone Band * FREE Party! 
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 9PM
FREE

Sun, 12/28/2014
SUNDAY SESSIONS w/organist Wil Blades+ guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER!
Madrone Art Bar, San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE

Sun, 12/28/2014
The Spinners
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 7PM & 9PM
7pm & 9pm $39
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $65

Mon, 12/29/2014
Jason Crosby & Friends Holiday Show feat Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, Stu Allen, Steve Adams, Cochrane McMillan and Roger McNamee with Special Guests  + Doobie Decibel System
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$14-$17

Mon, 12/29/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH ERIC BENET R&B crooner, songwriter and actor**WIN TICKETS**10PM
The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF), San Francisco, CA
http://www.theaddition.com/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm & 10pm $40

Mon, 12/29/2014
3rd Show Added by Popular Demand!
STRFKR, Blackbird Blackbird
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$29.56

Tues, 12/30/2014
Pimps of Joytime
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$20-$22

Tues, 12/30/2014
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings**WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$40

Tues, 12/30/2014
YEARS END with: SONNY AND THE SUNSETS (live album recording)
Amnesia, San Francisco, CA
http://amnesiathebar.com/newp/calendar/?month=dec&yr=2014
Show: 9PM
TBA


Tues, 12/30/2014
The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE anonEvents, SunsetSF and Another Planet Entertainment
SEA of DREAMS 2015: Frequen-Sea: PRETTY LIGHTS, THE GLITCH MOB, BREAK SCIENCE, MOTION POTION, SILENT FRISCO   
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.seaofdreamsnye.com/
2 Day GA $135 / $55

Tues, 12/30/2014
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at f8 - honoring Cheb I Sabbah: Amar + Special Guest | 5th Tuesday Eve of NYE Benefit Bash With and For Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, | Lineup: Jill Parker, FCBD, Nathalie, Amberetta, Lulu Stone, Laila Astar Duet, Tatyana, Little Egypt & ?, Asharah?
DJ Amar, Sisters DJ
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/595024257182309/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 8PM
$10-20 sliding

Tues, 12/30/2014
Tuesday Funktion: Hosted by Sally Green -vocalist, Julian Hogan- drums, Kevin Wong-keys, Michael Tiny Lindsey-bass w/special guest musicians each week + DJ CHRIS DOPE
Liege Spirits Lounge - Old Town Oakland, Oakland, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/728666467220620/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 9PM
FREE

Tues, 12/30/2014
Street Magic Live Pre-New Years Extravaganza w/Rasa Vitalia                                     
Shelton Theatre, San Francisco, CA
http://rasavitalia.com/
Show: 7PM
$20

Tues, 12/30/2014
Allah Las New Year's Eve Residency
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18

Tues, 12/30/2014
STRFKR, Blackbird Blackbird
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$29.50

Tues, 12/30/2014
New Years Eve 2015 With A Little Help From Their Fwends:THE FLAMING LIPS, Foxygen, Bad Things
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$42-$55

Tues, 12/30/2014
Con Funk Shun  - NYE Throwdown!
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm & 10pm $36
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $65

Wed, 12/31/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH:  EXTRA ACTION MARCHING BAND, GAYmous, BluBall Revue**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$30-$35


Wed, 12/31/2014
NYE 2014 W/ ROCK CANDY - hard rock | covers
SPECIAL MIDNIGHT IPA TOAST !!!  **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$30

Wed, 12/31/2014
Buttered New Year's Eve Bash! Hot Buttered Rum, James Nash**WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$35-$40

Wed, 12/31/2014
Wormhole NYE: HAYWYRE, FREDDY TODD, KOOL A.D., BOATS, Intellitard, Humpfree Lowgart, Krakinov
 **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$27-$35

Wed, 12/31/2014
NYE BASH w/ VINYL feat. Cathleen "Sweetie Pie" Riddley
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://www.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35-$40

Wed, 12/31/2014
New Year's Eve with Vinyl Storm, State Secrets, Ginger & The Jeffries, Lil' Elephant and The Straight Ups
50 Mason Social House, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/50MasonSocial/events

Wed, 12/31/2014
YEARS END with: SONNY AND THE SUNSETS (live album recording)
Amnesia, San Francisco, CA
http://amnesiathebar.com/newp/calendar/?month=dec&yr=2014
Show: 10PM
TBA

Wed, 12/31/2014
The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE-SEA of DREAMS 2015: Frequen-Se : PRETTY LIGHTS, FLYING LOTUS, BEATS ANTIQUE, LETTUCE, BIT FUNK, FORT KNOX FIVE, WORTHY, PUMPKIN, MOTION POTION, MIKEY THUNDER plus... Three Channel Silent Frisco battle featuring SHOUTS!, DJ MANCUB, MATT HAZE, U9LIFT
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.seaofdreamsnye.com/
2 Day GA $135 /   $95-$175

Wed, 12/31/2014
New Year's Eve! *HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND* (of New Orleans) @ BooM BooM RooM - plus: DJ K-OS
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$45

Wed, 12/31/2014
LOS LOBOS (EARLY & LATE SHOWs)
City Winery, Napa, CA
http://www.citywinery.com/napa/tickets.html
Show: 7PM &10PM
7PM $45-$65  / 10PM  $80-$100


Wed, 12/31/2014
New Year's Ball Featuring The North Beach Brass Band Soul Revue
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$150 (Includes All Drinks, Food, Music All Night)

Wed, 12/31/2014
Brainstorm New Years Eve 2014: THE TIME OF OUR MINDS FEAT. WICK IT + STYLUST BEATS -bass | trap | EDM
... + THE ORIGINALZ + DJ JACQUES + DUB SPECIALISTS
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$30-$100

Wed, 12/31/2014
An Evening With Tommy Castro & The Painkillers  Our New Years Eve Party   + Keith Crossan and Nacncy Wright
( Blues/Rock)
McNear's Mystic Theatre , Petaluma, CA
http://www.mystictheatre.com/
Show: 9PM
$41-$46

Wed, 12/31/2014
New Year's Eve bash with The Mermen w The Shitones & Friends  (lights VJ Pussycat)
Park Chalet, San Francisco, CA
http://www.parkchalet.com/
Show: 9PM
$30

Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve 2015 with MAYER HAWTHORNE (DJ set) + Afrolicious Sound System (DJ Pleasuremaker) + J Boogie (Om Records) more TBA 2 Rooms Party Funktion One (main room)  
Public Works, San Francisco, CA
http://publicsf.com/listing
Show: 9PM
$30-$60

Wed, 12/31/2014
RICKSHAW STOP PRESENT NYE 2014-15 WITH: CON BRIO + MIDTOWN SOCIAL Will Magid (DJ set)
Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA
http://www.rickshawstop.com/
$30-$40

Wed, 12/31/2014
Maceo Parker FUNKY NEW YEAR PARTY  
SF Jazz Ctr @ Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfjazz.org/events/2014-15
Show: 8PM (to 10PM)
$60 - $110

Wed, 12/31/2014
Pimps of Joytime NYE Celebration
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$47-$100


Wed, 12/31/2014
New Year's Eve with Stu Allen & Mars Hotel
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 10PM
$45 / Sold Out

Wed, 12/31/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH ERIC BENET R&B crooner, songwriter and actor
The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF), San Francisco, CA
http://www.theaddition.com/
Show: 9PM & 11PM
9PM $50 / 11PM $100

Wed, 12/31/2014
New Bohemia NYE 2015 ...step back into a world like no other presented by Vau de Vire, Opel Productions & Kink.com: Featuring: Elite Force - aka Simon Shackleton, The Scumfrog, Lee Coombs, Dulce Vita (Opulent Temple), Drew Drop (Opulent Temple), Alvaro Bravo (Dusty Rhino), Mo Corleone and Many Many MORE
The Armory
1800 Mission Street , San Francisco, CA
http://newbohemianye.com/
Show: 8PM
$50-$175

Wed, 12/31/2014
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$99.50

Wed, 12/31/2014
 Primus - A New Year's Eve Extravaganza
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
$49.50-$65

Wed, 12/31/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE w/STRFKR   (OPEN BAR INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF ADMISSION!)
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$85

Wed, 12/31/2014
 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, North Mississippi Allstars
The Masonic, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/The-Masonic-tickets-San-Francisco/venue/229776
Show: 9PM
$49.50 -  $80.00

Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve 2015 The Flaming Lips With A Little Help From Their Fwends Foxygen, plus special surprise guests
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$55-$70


Wed, 12/31/2014
Con Funk Shun  - NYE Throwdown! 
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 8PM & 11PM
8pm $69 & 11pm $99
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $99

Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve Bash~ New Monsoon & The Incubators
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 930PM
$20-$25

Wed, 12/31/2014
Big Blu Soul Revue - NYE Party!
Zone 8 at Casino M8trix @ 1887 Matrix Blvd., San Jose, CA
http://www.zone8sportsbar.com
Show: 10PM
$125 includes 4-course dinner; Show only admission TBA

Thurs, 1/1/2015
LETTUCE NEW YEAR'S DAY PARTY FEAT:  ADAM DEITCH, WIL BLADES, SHADY HORNS + more**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Thurs, 1/1/2015
Space Cowboys present a New Year's Day Block Party: Breakfast of Champions 2015 feat: Space Cowboy DJs, 8-Ball, Brad Robinson, Kapt'n Kirk, Mancub, rrrus, DJ shOOey, Zach Moore, Anthony Mansfield, Motion Potion, Trav, Murphstar, Clark Hamon, JBoogie
Mighty, San Francisco, CA
http://mighty119.com/
Show: 6AM
$25-$30

Thurs, 1/1/2015
Maceo Parker FUNKY NEW YEAR PARTY  
SF Jazz Ctr @ Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfjazz.org/events/2014-15
Show: 730PM
$15-$30

Fri, 1/2/2015
*HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND* (New Orleans) & DJ K-OS**WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$18

Fri, 1/2/2015
ANDRE THIERRY, Wicked Mercies
 **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$6-$10

Fri, 1/2/2015
BROTHERS COMATOSE.. + BOOTLEG HONEYS**WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$18


Fri, 1/2/2015
Zongo Junction, Sun Hop Fat
  **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Fri, 1/2/2015
LUTHER DICKINSON'S ALLSTAR SOUTHERN PSYCH SEANCE FEAT. SUGAR PIE DE SANTO, ZIGABOO MODELISTE, R.L. BOYCE
 **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Fri, 1/2/2015
Rebecca Mimiaga Words in the Dark EP Pre-release Show
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15-$17

Fri, 1/2/2015
Phil Lesh & Friends ft. Phil Lesh, Cody Dickinson, Jeff Chimenti, Scott Law, Stu Allen!
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$79

Fri, 1/2/2015
Petty Theft - San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$16-$18

Fri, 1/2/2015
TWO NIGHTS! Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Sat, 1/3/2015
*NAIVE MELODIES* ( Talking Heads tribute Bash! ) + BOA BEATS (opens) *FREE BEFORE 9PM***WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10-free before 9PM

Sat, 1/3/2015
R.L. BOYCE, Chris Cobb Band
 **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$6-$10

Sat, 1/3/2015
Bunny Pistol's Barbary Coast Burlesque
 **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$90


Sat, 1/3/2015
POP FICTION -dance | pop | jam
AN EVENING WITH 2 SETS !!  **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$15

Sat, 1/3/2015
The Brothers Comatose
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$17-$19

Sat, 1/3/2015
Great American Times 3 - A Western Winter Formal featuring The Easy Leaves
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 830PM
$15

Sat, 1/3/2015
Phil Lesh & Friends ft. Phil Lesh, Cody Dickinson, Jeff Chimenti, Scott Law, Stu Allen
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$79

Sat, 1/3/2015
Hot Tuna with Joe Purdy
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$28.50

Sat, 1/3/2015
TWO NIGHTS! Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Sun, 1/4/2015
Dub Mission presents the best in dub, roots reggae and dancehall with DJ Sep and Maneesh the Twister (Surya Dub)
 **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
 Free b4 930
$6 after

Sun, 1/4/2015
Return of the Cypher * Freestyle Hip-Hop * DJ Kevvy Kev * The Gemstone Band * FREE Party!
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 9PM
FREE

Sun, 1/4/2015
Sunday Residency Featuring The Bay Area Composer's Big Band  (Every Sunday in January)
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 630PM
FREE


Sun, 1/4/2015
Silent Frisco on ICE is BACK for another ROUND2!: DJ Mancub, DJ Platurn
Embarcadero, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sunset-sf.com/event/734293-silent-frisco-on-ice-round-2-san-francisco/
Show: 8PM
$25

Tues, 1/6/2015
KATCHAFIRE, Iba MaHr, DJ Smoke 1, Hosted by Big Body Cisco (Big Body Radio)
 **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$35-$40

Tues, 1/6/2015
Tuesday's Spirits with Reed Mathis, Fred Torphy, Old Pal
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 8PM
FREE

Tues, 1/6/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at f8 - honoring Cheb I Sabbah: Suresh | Shondell, SDC (Salimpour School), Ayre Briar, Calamity Sam, Tatyana | Zoe class student showcase  
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/595024257182309/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 8PM
$5 on resident nights, Free before 8PM. 2-for-1 before 11. $5-10 sliding scale cover/donation on Special Nights

Tues, 1/6/2015
Tuesday Funktion: Hosted by Sally Green -vocalist, Julian Hogan- drums, Kevin Wong-keys, Michael Tiny Lindsey-bass w/special guest musicians each week + DJ CHRIS DOPE
Liege Spirits Lounge - Old Town Oakland, Oakland, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/728666467220620/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 9PM
FREE

Wed, 1/7/2015
The EARFUL (*1st Wednesdays of Every Month*) + DJ Timoteo Gigante (M.O.M. "Motown On Mondays") +**WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 915PM
$5

Wed, 1/7/2015
THE SOFT WHITE SIXTIES JANUARY RESIDENCY, Luke Sweeney
 **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$14

Wed, 1/7/2015
Brothers Keeper with John Popper (Blues Traveler) and Jono Manson
 **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$17-$20

Thurs, 1/8/2015
CRYPTICAL With Special Guest STU ALLEN
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$17-$20


Thurs, 1/8/2015
Los Cenzontles feat. David Hidalgo (from Los Lobos)
  **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar?y=2015&m=01
Show: 8PM
$26
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $59

Thurs, 1/8/2015
Brothers Keeper featuring John Popper of Blues Traveler and Jono Manson  + Doobie Decibel System
Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz, CA
www.moesalley.com
Show:
$17-$20

Thurs, 1/8/2015
The Jayhawks
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$28.50

Fri, 1/9/2015
KELLEY JAMES, SAM JOHNSON
 **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Fri, 1/9/2015
Wonder Strand, Fog Dub & Matthew Hansen, Matthew Hansen
 **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$10-$12

Fri, 1/9/2015
AN EVENING WITH CHEESEBALLS - dance | pop | jam
 **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$13

Fri, 1/9/2015
PETTY THEFT +  FEATPRINTS  A TRIBUTE TO LITTLE FEAT **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA

Fri, 1/9/2015
Jennifer Johns, Aisha Fukushima, Coco Peila. Hosted by Ryan Nicole (Nu Dekades)
 **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$9-$15

Fri, 1/9/2015
Brothers Keeper featuring John Popper of Blues Traveler and Jono Manson  + Doobie Decibel System
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$22


Fri, 1/9/2015
*THE FIRST CHURCH OF THE SACRED SILVERSEXUAL* (*The World's Only David Bowie Worship Band*)
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20

Fri, 1/9/2015
Ian Hunter & The Rant Band
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35

Fri, 1/9/2015
Tower of Power
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar?y=2015&m=01
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$45

Sat, 1/10/2015
FANTASTIC NEGRITO & VICTOR LITTLE's BIG HIT (+DJ Kevvy Kev) *Free before 9:30pm***WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10 - FREE before 930PM

Sat, 1/10/2015
FORREST DAY, Angelo Moore & The Brand New Step
 **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$11-$15

Sat, 1/10/2015
Fashionably Late New Years with Arann Harris and the Farm Band + Sam Chase solo, The Sam Chase
 **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$10-$12

Sat, 1/10/2015
Cash'd Out
 **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$12-$15

Sat, 1/10/2015
Reckless in Vegas
 **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Sat, 1/10/2015
Jordan and The RituaL / Conspiracy of Venus + The Right Time
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$16


Sat, 1/10/2015
Brothers Keeper featuring John Popper of Blues Traveler and Jono Manson  + Doobie Decibel System
Sebastiani Theatre, Sonoma, CA
$25 - $50

Sat, 1/10/2015
Jay Siegan Presents: Midge Ure of Ultravox
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$25-$28

Sat, 1/10/2015
Tower of Power
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar?y=2015&m=01
Show: 730PM & 930PM
$48

Sun, 1/11/2015
Dub Mission presents the best in dub, roots reggae and dancehall w/DJ Sep and Vinnie Esparza (Amoeba/Groove Merchant)
 **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
 Free b4 930
$6 after

Sun, 1/11/2015
Tower of Power
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar?y=2015&m=01
Show: 730PM & 930PM
$42

Tues, 1/13/2015
The Hot Sardines - reinventing hot jazz for the 21st Century with glamour, grit, and passion
 **WIN TICKETS*
The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF), San Francisco, CA
http://www.theaddition.com/
Show: 8PM
$21-$23

Tues, 1/13/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at f8 - honoring Cheb I Sabbah: Amar | FCBD, Wendy Marlatt, Surreyya, Amberetta, Laila Astar, Pixie Fordtears
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/595024257182309/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 8PM
$5 on resident nights, Free before 8PM. 2-for-1 before 11. $5-10 sliding scale cover/donation on Special Nights

Tues, 1/13/2015
Tuesday Funktion: Hosted by Sally Green -vocalist, Julian Hogan- drums, Kevin Wong-keys, Michael Tiny Lindsey-bass w/special guest musicians each week + DJ CHRIS DOPE
Liege Spirits Lounge - Old Town Oakland, Oakland, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/728666467220620/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 9PM
FREE

Tues, 1/13/2015
Tower of Power
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar?y=2015&m=01
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$42




 
**TO SEE THE FULL BISS CALENDAR OF SHOWS, GO TO WWW.BISSLIST.COM AND CHECK OUT THE GOOGLE CALENDAR WITH ALL THE SHOWS WE LIKE AS FAR OUT AS WE CAN FIND THEM!!

Friday, December 19, 2014

BISS 12.17.14 - HUNTER & AMENDOLA / FUNKY METERS / MIKE DILLON / ZIGABOO MODELISTE / JGB / MOONALICE / CA HONEYDROPS / OZOMATLI / MOTHER HIPS!!

Happy Chanukah BISS Listers!!  Have you been to Union Square yet for the lighting of the Bill Graham Menorah? It's every night at sunset through 12/23. Try to get out there and light a candle!

If your calendar is like mine, the holiday season is keeping me super BISSy with no signs of a break until after Christmas.

Tonight, after lighting the candles and finishing up with this week's BISS List, we had planned to head to NAT KEEFE's annual Concert Carnival with members of HOT BUTTERED RUM, BROTHERS COMATOSE, FRONT COUNTRY, STEEP RAVINE & MOUNTAIN MOTION at The Independent, but the pull of 16oz Martini's at Blondie's while rocking out to JOE COHEN, WIL BLADES, VICTOR LITTLE, DESZON CLAIBORNE & MICHAEL WYNAR seems to be winning us over... We might even end up at SOUL TRAIN REVIVAL featuring ZIEK MCCARTER at Boom Boom Room at the end of the night.

Tomorrow, Thursday, after an early holiday party, we are gonna catch a bit of THE CHARLIE HUNTER AND SCOTT AMENDOLA DUO plus HARRY DUNCAN at The Independent (*WIN*). Then we'll race over the Bay Bridge for Sunset Promotions & PEG Present FUNKY METERS, VINYL, MJ'S BRASS BOPPERS and DJ HEYLOVE at New Parish (*WIN*). Then right back over the bridge for MIKE DILLON BAND w/ NORWOOD FISHER (Fishbone) & CLAUDE COLEMAN (of WEEN) at Boom Boom Room (*WIN*).  If everyone just lived by Mike Dillon's wise words of wisdom, we would probably have world peace... "F*&K More, Bitch Less"... #justsayin

And don't forget that this Thursday is the last night of Hi Life A Night of Funkified-Electro-Tropical-Hi-Vibrations With Resident DJs PLEASUREMAKER & IZZY WISE at Elbo Room (*WIN*)!

Friday night is gonna be a tough one as far as making choices... There are soooo many events that night! There are some great shows but also some great holiday parties that should not be missed! Remember not to lose sight of the important things this time of year like friends and family!! This season only come once a year! If you do get distracted by the music, I can only imagine that it's probably for ZIGABOO MODELISTE'S Funky Miracle Holiday Bash & Toy Drive feat theNEW AAHKESSTRA at Sweetwater Music Hall (*WIN*) or A Very Jerry Christmas: MELVIN SEALS AND JGB at New Parish (*Congrats to Josh G and Steve T!).

In the city on Friday night, Guitar Player Presents the 10th Anniversary Holiday Bash Hosted by Jimmy Leslie & Michael Molenda  featuring the "12 Guitar Players of Christmas" including James Nash, Shelly Doty, Jude Gold & special surprise guests at Boom Boom Room (*WIN*)

If you are flying in or out of of SFO on Friday, look for Katdelic Acoustic playing past the security gates!!

On Saturday afternoon, The Artisan Market returns to Second Act on Haight with Handmade one-of-a-kind gifts galore, for your last minute holiday shopping! Support your local artists: Salty Blue Designs, Rock n Socks, Sweet Pea's Confections, Bare Essentials, Massage by Deshaun, Wendy Hannah Design, Anu Derm, Moriah Sun Designs, Steffanie's notables, & Blue Hart SF in the back event space at Second Act (1727 Haight St)

On both Saturday and Sunday, the 44th Annual KPFA Crafts Fair is returning to the East Bay after 19 years in SF with 200 exhibitors showcasing affordable contemporary original art and craftswork for the body & home, including fair-trade goods from indigenous communities around the world, lots of jewelry, great food & live music at Craneway Pavilion. Email BISS@bisslist.com to request FREE admission!!

Saturday night, Moonalice & The Fall Risk bring you a Super Psychedelic San Francisco Hippie Holiday Benefit for Toys for Tots! Bring an unwrapped toy and receive a set of 16+ Moonalice posters! Plus you can have your picture taken with the Psychedelic Santa! at Slim's (*WIN*). To enter to win, email biss@bisslist.com and add one friend's email address to BISS!

If I can rally myself to cross the bridge again, I might be back at The New Parish on Saturday for the Honeydrop Hometown Holiday Party with BISS fave, THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS at New Parish (*WIN*)!

If I stay in the city, it could be hard to choose between the Moonalice show I already mentioned, Ozomatli plus Bang Data at The Fillmore (*WIN*), The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show at SF Jazz Ctr @ Miner Auditorium, and an evening with The Mother Hips w/ special guests at Great American Music Hall. Then of course, going late night as always, FUNK REVIVAL ORCHESTRA is at Boom Boom Room (*WIN*).

Sunday is BILL GRAHAM MENORAH DAY in Union Square!! Bill Graham Presents Alums to light the Menorah with Joel Nelson, Jack & Candy Klein. Musical Performances by Jerry's Kosher Deli & The Kids from Everybody is a Star. Special Appearance by Olate Dogs (Winners of America's Got Talent). Kids Crafts Activities Start at 2:00pm. Lighting at 4:30pm.

Then Sunday night, it's SUNDAY SESSIONS w/organist Wil Blades+ guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER at Madrone Art Bar (FREE!)

Get ready for a big huge BISS List next week that will cover all your BISS options through New Years Eve but until then...
#LOOKINGAHEAD #FIRSTGLANCE #whatscomingup #ThruNYE???
December 26th & 27th - ORGONE ( 2 NIGHTS !!!) + TBA at Hopmonk Sebastapol **WIN TICKETS**

December 26th & 27th MONOPHONICS ANNUAL SOULFUL SOCIAL + AFROLICIOUS at Sweetwater Music Hall **WIN TICKETS**

December 27th - KATDELIC HOLIDAY DANCE PARTY with special guests at Boom Boom Room **WIN TICKETS**

December 27th - BLIND MELON at Great American Music Hall

December 30th - The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE anonEvents, SunsetSF and Another Planet Entertainment SEA of DREAMS 2015: Frequen-Sea: PRETTY LIGHTS, THE GLITCH MOB, BREAK SCIENCE at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

December 30th  - PIMPS OF JOYTIME at Sweetwater Music Hall **WIN TICKETS**

December 30th - SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS at The Fillmore

December 30th - New Years Eve 2015 With A Little Help From Their Fwends: THE FLAMING LIPS, Foxygen, Bad Things at The Warfield

December 31st - The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE-SEA of DREAMS 2015: Frequen-Se : PRETTY LIGHTS, FLYING LOTUS, BEATS ANTIQUE, LETTUCE, BIT FUNK, FORT KNOX FIVE, WORTHY, PUMPKIN, MOTION POTION, MIKEY THUNDER plus... Three Channel Silent Frisco battle featuring, the MoM DJs:, GORDO CABEZA * TIMOTEO GIGANTE * DJ PHLECK * THE CAPTAIN HAT blasthaus: , GIRLS n BOOMBOXES * BLU FARM * ANALOG DISCO Silent Frisco Residents: SHOUTS! * DJ MANCUB * MATT HAZE * U9LIFT at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

December 31st -New Year's Eve! *HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND* (of New Orleans) @ BooM BooM RooM - plus: DJ K-OS at Boom Boom Room **WIN TICKETS**


December 31st - NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH: EXTRA ACTION MARCHING BAND at Brick & Mortar **WIN TICKETS**

December 31st - New Year's Ball FEATURING THE NORTH BEACH BRASS BAND SOUL REVUE at Doc's Lab

December 31st - Buttered New Year's Eve Bash! HOT BUTTERED RUM, JAMES NASH at Leo's **WIN TICKETS**

December 31st - PIMPS OF JOYTIME NYE Celebration at Sweetwater Music Hall

December 31st - NEW BOHEMIA NYE 2015 ...step back into a world like no other presented by Vau de Vire, Opel Productions & Kink.com: Featuring: Elite Force - aka Simon Shackleton, The Scumfrog, Lee Coombs, Dulce Vita (Opulent Temple), Drew Drop (Opulent Temple), Alvaro Bravo (Dusty Rhino), Mo Corleone and Many Many MORE (please check http://newbohemianye.com/experience/) at The Armory 1800 Mission Street

December 31st - NYE - SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS at The Fillmore

December 31st - PRIMUS - A New Year's Eve Extravaganza at The FOX

December 31st - NYE  - TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS at The Masonic

December 31st - New Years Eve 2015 THE FLAMING LIPS WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THEIR FWENDS Foxygen, plus special surprise guests at The Warfield

December 31st - New Years Eve Bash~ NEW MONSOON & THE INCUBATORs at Zodiacs
January 2nd  - *HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND* (New Orleans) & DJ K-OS at Boom Boom Room **WIN TICKETS**

January 2nd  - ZONGO JUNCTION, SUN HOP FAT at Leo's **WIN TICKETS**

January 2nd  - LUTHER DICKINSON'S ALLSTAR SOUTHERN PSYCH SEANCE FEAT. SUGAR PIE DE SANTO, ZIGABOO MODELISTE, R.L. BOYCE at New Parish **WIN TICKETS**

January 2nd & 3rd - TWO NIGHTS! KARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSEat The Independent

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Wed, 12/17/2014
*SOUL TRAIN REVIVAL* featuring: Ziek McCarter
**WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$7

Wed, 12/17/2014
SLEEPY SUN, Al Lover, Banquet
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar, San Francisco, CA
http://www.brickandmortarmusic.com/
Show: 9PM
$10-$12

Wed, 12/17/2014
Where's The Band? Dustin Kensrue (Thrice), Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio), Casey Crescenzo (The Dear Hunter), Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids), Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit) **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$17.50

Wed, 12/17/2014
Rock n Roll Holiday Spectacular: Happy Diving, Cocktails, bAd bAd, Michael & The Strange Land
**WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Wed, 12/17/2014
Nat Keefe Concert Carnival with members of Hot Buttered Rum, Brothers Comatose, Front Country, Steep Ravine & Mountain Motion
**WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$20-$35

Wed, 12/17/2014
Chanukah Festival of Lights in Union Square: Expanding the Celebration of Light - Elevating Awareness & Engagement: Bill Graham "Mama Menorah" Lighting 
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://billgrahammenorah.com/
Show: 5PM/evening
FREE

Thurs, 12/18/2014
MIKE DILLON BAND (of Garage A Trois) w/ NORWOOD FISHER (Fishbone) & CLAUDE COLEMAN (of WEEN) + Quick **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 920PM
$10

Thurs, 12/18/2014
WINTER FRESH OUT WEST TOUR:
EQUIPTO, I.L.A.M., Dirtbag Dan
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$12

Thurs, 12/18/2014
Hi Life A Night of Funkified-Electro-Tropical-Hi-Vibrations With Resident DJs Pleasuremaker & Izzy Wise **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 930PM
$6

Thurs, 12/18/2014
J Rocc **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18

Thurs, 12/18/2014
Sunset Promotions & PEG Present FUNKY METERS, Vinyl, MJ's Brass Boppers and DJ heyLove*
**WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$39.50-$47

Thurs, 12/18/2014
The Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola Duo, Harry Duncan (PARTIALLY SEATED SHOW)
**WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$20

Thurs, 12/18/2014
Chanukah Festival of Lights in Union Square: Expanding the Celebration of Light - Elevating Awareness & Engagement: Bill Graham "Mama Menorah" Lighting 
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://billgrahammenorah.com/ 
Show: 5PM/evening
FREE

Thurs, 12/18/2014
Dylan Chambers & Midnight Transit with TBA (2013 Winner The Petaluma People's Choice Award Best Local Band & 2014 Winner of North Bay Bohemian Awards Best Rock Band) **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$5

Fri, 12/19/2014
The English Beat 
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://www.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$30

Fri, 12/19/2014
Benefit for Ashkenaz: Remembering David Nadel is an annual tribute to the late founder of Ashkenaz. I
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: TBA
TBA

Fri, 12/19/2014
Guitar Player Presents 10th Anniversary / Holiday Bash Hosted by Jimmy Leslie & Michael Molenda & featuring the 12 Guitar Players of Christmas including James Nash, Shelly Doty, Eric McFadden & special surprise guest **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10-$15 (free before 9PM)

Fri, 12/19/2014
J ROCC
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$15-$18

Fri, 12/19/2014
AFROLICIOUS WITH LAZYMAN 
City Winery, Napa, CA
http://www.citywinery.com/napa/tickets.html
Show: 8PM
$15-$18

Fri, 12/19/2014
An Evening With Go By Ocean
**WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$10-$12

Fri, 12/19/2014
Moonalice
Don Quixote's, Felton, CA
donquixotesmusic.info
Show: 9PM
$10

Fri, 12/19/2014
An evening with The Mother Hips performing "Part-Timer Goes Full" in its entirety 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/ 
Show: 9PM
$23

Fri, 12/19/2014
AN EVENING WITH GROOVTOWN 60s | R and B
**WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$12

Fri, 12/19/2014
A Very Jerry Christmas: MELVIN SEALS AND JGB
**WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Fri, 12/19/2014
The Alliance of Sound: Skinny Puppy, Front Line Assembly, Haujobb, Youth Code, S4NtA_MU3rTE 
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theregencyballroom.com/events
Show: 730PM
$37.50-$40

Fri, 12/19/2014
Katdelic Acoustic - SFO (yes the airport - for holiday travelers only past security) 
SFO Airport , San Francisco, CA
http://www.ronkat.net/
Show: 3PM
FREE for holiday travelers only past security

Fri, 12/19/2014
Zigaboo Modeliste Funky Miracle Holiday Bash & Toy Drive feat the New Aahkesstra
**WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$18-$20

Fri, 12/19/2014
PHIL LESH & FRIEND: Phil will be joined by John Kadlecik, Scott Law, Dan Lebowitz, Rob Barraco, & Ezra Lipp in the Grate Room
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$79

Fri, 12/19/2014
Foxtails Brigade, The Tambo Rays, Ash Reiter
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15

Fri, 12/19/2014
Jugtown Pirates, Coo Coo Birds, Brethren of the Coast
**WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$12-$14

Fri, 12/19/2014
Chanukah Festival of Lights in Union Square: Expanding the Celebration of Light - Elevating Awareness & Engagement: Bill Graham "Mama Menorah" Lighting 
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://billgrahammenorah.com/ 
Show: 5PM/evening
FREE

Fri, 12/19/2014
Tony! Toni! Tone! 
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm & 10pm $34
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $64

Sat, 12/20/2014
The Artisan Market @ Second Act -Handmade one-of-a-kind gifts galore, for your last minute holiday shopping!
Support your local artisits: Salty Blue Designs - jewelry, Rock n Socks- socks, Sweet Pea's Confections- jams, Bare Essentials - body ointments, 
Second Act 1727 Haight St, San Francisco, CA
Show: 1PM
FREE

Sat, 12/20/2014
*FUNK REVIVAL ORCHESTRA* (plus: *DJ K-OS*)**WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10

Sat, 12/20/2014
EVERYONE IS DIRTY, Annie Girl and the Flight, Down Dirty Shake
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$8-$13

Sat, 12/20/2014
Tower of Power + WAR 
City National Civic, San Jose, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004D43E8EA7C6A/?wt.mc_id=EML_NTF381335_12[PA_CTABtn_1C004D43E8EA7C6A
Show: 730PM
$27.50 - $67.50

Sat, 12/20/2014
44th Annual KPFA Crafts Fair (Dec. 20th & 21st) returning to the East Bay after 19 years in SF, 200 exhibitors showcasing affordable contemporary original art and craftswork for the body & home, including fair-trade goods from indigenous communities aro **WIN TICKETS**
Craneway Pavilion, Richmond, CA
www.kpfa.org/craftsfair
Show: 10AM
$10 - $5

Sat, 12/20/2014
An evening with The Mother Hips w/ special guests 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$23

Sat, 12/20/2014
HIGHWAY POETS folk | americana | rock + FREE PEOPLES **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$12

Sat, 12/20/2014
ONE DROP - reggae | dancehall | hip hop + IRIEFUSE **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/ 
Show: 9PM
$13

Sat, 12/20/2014
Punk Funk Mob, Mind Of Emotion, The Millards
Neck of the Woods, San Francisco, CA
http://www.neckofthewoodssf.com/calendar/
Show: 930PM
$8

Sat, 12/20/2014
Honeydrop Hometown Holiday Party: THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS
**WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Sat, 12/20/2014
Christmas Show- The Blind Boys of Alabama
SF Jazz Ctr @ Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfjazz.org/events/2014-15
Show: 730PM
$45-$95

Sat, 12/20/2014
Moonalice / The Fall Risk - Super Psychedelic San Francisco Hippie Holiday Benefit for Toys for Tots bring an unwrapped toy and receive a set of 16+ Moonalice posters + Psychedelic Santa! **WIN TICKETS**
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
slimspresents.com
Show: 8PM
$14

Sat, 12/20/2014
PHIL LESH & FRIENDS: Phil will be joined by John Kadlecik, Scott Law, Dan Lebowitz, Rob Barraco, & Ezra Lipp in the Grate Room.
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$79

Sat, 12/20/2014
Lia Rose, Tom Rhodes
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15

Sat, 12/20/2014
Ozokidz 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 3PM
$10

Sat, 12/20/2014
Ozomatli, Bang Data **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$26.50

Sat, 12/20/2014
Dilated Peoples
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$25

Sat, 12/20/2014
Chanukah Festival of Lights in Union Square: Expanding the Celebration of Light - Elevating Awareness & Engagement: Bill Graham "Mama Menorah" Lighting: Menorah Parade leaving Union Square 
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://billgrahammenorah.com/
Show: 5PM/evening
FREE

Sat, 12/20/2014
Tony! Toni! Tone!
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 730PM & 930Pm
7:30pm & 9:30pm $42
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $64

Sat, 12/20/2014
Brethren Of The Coast & Midnight North **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 930PM
$10

Sun, 12/21/2014
Return of the Cypher * Freestyle Hip-Hop * DJ Kevvy Kev * The Gemstone Band * FREE Party! 
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 9PM
FREE

Sun, 12/21/2014
WE WILL BE LIONS, Brookfield Duece, Starr Cullars (of Parliament-Funkadelic)
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$6-$10

Sun, 12/21/2014
44th Annual KPFA Crafts Fair (Dec. 20th & 21st) returning to the East Bay after 19 years in SF, 200 exhibitors showcasing affordable contemporary original art and craftswork for the body & home, including fair-trade goods from indigenous communities aro **WIN TICKETS**
Craneway Pavilion, Richmond, CA
www.kpfa.org/craftsfair
Show: 10AM
$10 - $5

Sun, 12/21/2014
Dub Mission presents the best in Dub, Roots Reggae & Dancehall with
DJ Sep and Maneesh The Twister (Surya Dub) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930
$6 after

Sun, 12/21/2014
SUNDAY SESSIONS w/organist Wil Blades+ guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar, San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE

Sun, 12/21/2014
Celebration for Greg Anton's novel "Face the Music" & concert featuring all star jamband "I Know You Writer" - Greg Anton (Zero, Rock Collection, Ghosts of Electricity, etc.), Melvin Seals, Mark Karan, Banana and Robin Sylvester 
San Geronimo Valley Community Center, San Geronimo, CA
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/37808 
Show: 7PM
$10

Sun, 12/21/2014
An Afternoon Of Music And Film feat "Christmas In The Clouds" Presented by Jeff Pehrson & Mitch Stein
**WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 12PM
$15-$17

Sun, 12/21/2014
Talib Kweli, Niko, K'Valentine
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$29.50 - $35

Sun, 12/21/2014
Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour 2014 featuring Jonathan Butler, Christopher Cross, and Maysa
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$49.50 - $125.50

Sun, 12/21/2014
Dave Koz & Friends: Christmas Tour 2014 featuring Jonathan Butler, Christopher Cross, and Maysa
**WIN TICKETS**
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$49.50 - $125.50

Sun, 12/21/2014
Chanukah Festival of Lights in Union Square: Expanding the Celebration of Light - Elevating Awareness & Engagement: Bill Graham "Mama Menorah" Lighting: Bill Graham Menorah Day 
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://billgrahammenorah.com/
Show: 5PM/evening
FREE

Sun, 12/21/2014
Tony! Toni! Tone!
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 7PM & 9PM
7pm & 9pm $37
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $64

Mon, 12/22/2014
MONDAY NIGHT EDUTAINMENT W/ THE LEGENDARY DJ MR.E (PAPALOTE HIFI) reggae | dancehall | hip hop
**WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 10PM
$10 / Ladies $5 B4 11pm /

Mon, 12/22/2014
TOO $HORT LIVE
**WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$25-$30

Mon, 12/22/2014
Chanukah Festival of Lights in Union Square: Expanding the Celebration of Light - Elevating Awareness & Engagement: Bill Graham "Mama Menorah" Lighting 
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://billgrahammenorah.com/ 
Show: 5PM/evening
FREE

Mon, 12/22/2014
Tony! Toni! Tone!
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm & 10pm $34
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $64

Tues, 12/23/2014
Todos Santos
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 8PM
FREE

Tues, 12/23/2014
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at f8 - honoring Cheb I Sabbah: Holiday Edition | Amar, Rafael | Amberetta, Sadira, Millie Maddox, Isabel Perdomo 
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/595024257182309/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 9PM
$5 / Free before 9:30. 2-for-1 be4 11

Tues, 12/23/2014
Chanukah Festival of Lights in Union Square: Expanding the Celebration of Light - Elevating Awareness & Engagement: Bill Graham "Mama Menorah" Lighting 
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://billgrahammenorah.com/
Show: 5PM/evening
FREE

Wed, 12/24/2014
Fenton Coolfoot & the Right Time
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://www.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
FREE

Thurs, 12/25/2014
Win Wine for a Year from Gruv 
Online Contest
http://www.gruv.net

Fri, 12/26/2014
B-SIDE PLAYERS - latin funk | reggae | hip hop/horn driven polyrhythmics + TBA **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 830PM
$13

Fri, 12/26/2014
ORGONE ( 2 NIGHTS !!!) + TBA **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/ 
Show: 9PM
$20

Fri, 12/26/2014
ANUHEA
**WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$22-$25

Fri, 12/26/2014
LUMANATION 
Peri's Bar, Fairfax, CA
Www.lumanationmusic.com
Show: 930PM
$10

Fri, 12/26/2014
Monophonics Annual Soulful Social + Afrolicious
**WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$22 / TWO DAY PASS: $36

Fri, 12/26/2014
THE SPINNERS - Sophisticated up-tempo R&B with precision choreography- Hits include: "I'll Be Around," "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love," and more!
**WIN TICKETS**10PM
The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF), San Francisco, CA
http://www.theaddition.com/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$35-$65 / Meet & Greet $65, 8pm only

Fri, 12/26/2014
X with The Blasters 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35

Sat, 12/27/2014
Katdelic Holiday Dance Party with special guests **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$12-$15

Sat, 12/27/2014
LONESOME LOCOMOTIVE, SWEET BLOSSOM
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Sat, 12/27/2014
Bill Phillippe's CD Release Party
**WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 830PM
$8-$10

Sat, 12/27/2014
David Grisman Bluegrass Experience w/ Jim Nunally, Keith Little, Chad Manning & Sam Grisman
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA
http://www.thefreight.org/event 
Show: 8PM
$38-$42

Sat, 12/27/2014
Blind Melon **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$26

Sat, 12/27/2014
ORGONE ( 2 NIGHTS !!!) + TBA **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20

Sat, 12/27/2014
Monophonics Annual Soulful Social + Gene Washington & The Ironsides
**WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$22 / TWO DAY PASS: $36

Sat, 12/27/2014
X with The Blasters **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35

Sat, 12/27/2014
The Roots with guests: LION BABE
The Fox, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$49.50-$69.50

Sat, 12/27/2014
TWO NIGHTS!
Cracker + Camper Van Beethoven
**WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Sat, 12/27/2014
The Spinners
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 730PM & 930Pm
7:30pm & 9:30pm $42
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $65

Sat, 12/27/2014
Afrofunk Experience & Candelaria
**WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$10-$15

Sun, 12/28/2014
Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express 
Armando's, San Francisco, CA
http://armandosmartinez.com/calendar/month.php 
Show: 8PM
$15

Sun, 12/28/2014
Return of the Cypher * Freestyle Hip-Hop * DJ Kevvy Kev * The Gemstone Band * FREE Party! 
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 9PM
FREE

Sun, 12/28/2014
SPARKS ACROSS DARKNESS, Terra Lopez of Sister Crayon (DJ Set), Sweet Plot
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$5-$9

Sun, 12/28/2014
Dub Mission presents the best in Dub, Roots Reggae & Dancehall with
DJ Sep and the return of Massive Sound International featuring Robert Rankin & Spliff Skankin **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930
$6 after

Sun, 12/28/2014
ORGONE + TBA **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20

Sun, 12/28/2014
SUNDAY SESSIONS w/organist Wil Blades+ guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar, San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE

Sun, 12/28/2014
TWO NIGHTS!
Cracker + Camper Van Beethoven
**WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$25
Sun, 12/28/2014
The Spinners 
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 7PM & 9PM
7pm & 9pm $39
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $65
Mon, 12/29/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH ERIC BENET R&B crooner, songwriter and actor **WIN TICKETS**10PM
The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF), San Francisco, CA
http://www.theaddition.com/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm & 10pm $40
Mon, 12/29/2014
3rd Show Added by Popular Demand!
STRFKR, Blackbird Blackbird
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/ 
Show: 8PM
$29.56
Tues, 12/30/2014
YEARS END with: SONNY AND THE SUNSETS (live album recording)
Amnesia, San Francisco, CA
http://amnesiathebar.com/newp/calendar/?month=dec&yr=2014
Show: 9PM
TBA
Tues, 12/30/2014
The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE anonEvents, SunsetSF and Another Planet Entertainment
SEA of DREAMS 2015: Frequen-Sea: PRETTY LIGHTS, THE GLITCH MOB, BREAK SCIENCE, MOTION POTION, SILENT FRISCO 
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.seaofdreamsnye.com/
2 Day GA $135 / $55
Tues, 12/30/2014
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at f8 - honoring Cheb I Sabbah: Amar + Special Guest | 5th Tuesday Eve of NYE Benefit Bash With and For Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, | Lineup: Jill Parker, FCBD, Nathalie, Amberetta, Lulu Stone, Laila Astar Duet, Tatyana, L 
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/595024257182309/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Show: 9PM
$5 / Free before 9:30. 2-for-1 be4 11
Tues, 12/30/2014
Street Magic Live Pre-New Years Extravaganza w/Rasa Vitalia 
Shelton Theatre, San Francisco, CA
http://rasavitalia.com/
Show: 7PM
$20
Tues, 12/30/2014
Pimps of Joytime
**WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$20-$22
Tues, 12/30/2014
Allah Las New Year's Eve Residency
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18
Tues, 12/30/2014
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$40
Tues, 12/30/2014
STRFKR, Blackbird Blackbird
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$29.50
Tues, 12/30/2014
New Years Eve 2015 With A Little Help From Their Fwends:THE FLAMING LIPS, Foxygen, Bad Things 
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events 
Show: 8PM
$42-$55
Tues, 12/30/2014
Con Funk Shun - NYE Throwdown! 
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12
Show: 8PM & 10PM
8pm & 10pm $36
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $65
Wed, 12/31/2014
NYE BASH w/ VINYL feat. Cathleen "Sweetie Pie" Riddley
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://www.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35-$40
Wed, 12/31/2014
YEARS END with: SONNY AND THE SUNSETS (live album recording)
Amnesia, San Francisco, CA
http://amnesiathebar.com/newp/calendar/?month=dec&yr=2014
Show: 10PM
TBA
Wed, 12/31/2014
The 15th ANNUAL SEA OF DREAMS NYE-SEA of DREAMS 2015: Frequen-Se : PRETTY LIGHTS, FLYING LOTUS, BEATS ANTIQUE, LETTUCE, BIT FUNK, FORT KNOX FIVE, WORTHY, PUMPKIN, MOTION POTION, MIKEY THUNDER plus... Three Channel Silent Frisco battle featuring SHOUTS!, D 
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.seaofdreamsnye.com/
2 Day GA $135 / $95-$175
Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve! *HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND* (of New Orleans) DJ K-OS 
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$45
Wed, 12/31/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH: EXTRA ACTION MARCHING BAND
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$30-$35
Wed, 12/31/2014
LOS LOBOS (EARLY & LATE SHOWs) 
City Winery, Napa, CA
http://www.citywinery.com/napa/tickets.html
Show: 7PM &10PM
7PM $45-$65 / 10PM $80-$100
Wed, 12/31/2014
New Year's Ball Featuring The North Beach Brass Band Soul Revue
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$150 (Includes All Drinks, Food, Music All Night)
Wed, 12/31/2014
NYE 2014 W/ ROCK CANDY - hard rock | covers
SPECIAL MIDNIGHT IPA TOAST !!! 
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/ 
Show: 9PM
$30
Wed, 12/31/2014
Brainstorm New Years Eve 2014: THE TIME OF OUR MINDS FEAT. WICK IT + STYLUST BEATS -bass | trap | EDM
... + THE ORIGINALZ + DJ JACQUES + DUB SPECIALISTS 
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$30-$100
Wed, 12/31/2014
Buttered New Year's Eve Bash! Hot Buttered Rum, James Nash **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$35-$40
Wed, 12/31/2014
An Evening With Tommy Castro & The Painkillers Our New Years Eve Party + Keith Crossan and Nacncy Wright
( Blues/Rock) 
McNear's Mystic Theatre , Petaluma, CA
http://www.mystictheatre.com/
Show: 9PM
$41-$46
Wed, 12/31/2014
Wormhole NYE: HAYWYRE, FREDDY TODD, KOOL A.D., BOATS, Intellitard, Humpfree Lowgart, Krakinov
**WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/
Show: 9PM
$27-$35
Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve 2015 with MAYER HAWTHORNE (DJ set) + Afrolicious Sound System (DJ Pleasuremaker) + J Boogie (Om Records) more TBA 2 Rooms Party Funktion One (main room) 
Public Works, San Francisco, CA
http://publicsf.com/listing
Show: 9PM
$30-$60
Wed, 12/31/2014
RICKSHAW STOP PRESENT NYE 2014-15 WITH: CON BRIO + MIDTOWN SOCIAL Will Magid (DJ set)
Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA
http://www.rickshawstop.com/
$30-$40
Wed, 12/31/2014
Maceo Parker FUNKY NEW YEAR PARTY 
SF Jazz Ctr @ Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfjazz.org/events/2014-15
Show: 8PM (to 10PM)
$60 - $110
Wed, 12/31/2014
Pimps of Joytime NYE Celebration
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$47-$100
Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve with Stu Allen & Mars Hotel
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/ 
Show: 10PM
$45 / Sold Out
Wed, 12/31/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH ERIC BENET R&B crooner, songwriter and actor 
The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF), San Francisco, CA
http://www.theaddition.com/
Show: 9PM & 11PM
9PM $50 / 11PM $100
Wed, 12/31/2014
New Bohemia NYE 2015 step back into a world like no other presented by Vau de Vire, Opel Productions & Kink.com: Featuring: Elite Force aka Simon Shackleton, The Scumfrog, Lee Coombs, Dulce Vita (Opulent Temple), Drew Drop (Opulent Temple), Alvaro 
The Armory
1800 Mission Street , San Francisco, CA
http://newbohemianye.com/
Show: 8PM
$50-$175
Wed, 12/31/2014
Allah Las New Year's Eve Residency
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$32-$36
Wed, 12/31/2014
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$99.50
Wed, 12/31/2014
Primus - A New Year's Eve Extravaganza
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
$49.50-$65
Wed, 12/31/2014
NEW YEAR'S EVE w/STRFKR (OPEN BAR INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF ADMISSION!)
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$85
Wed, 12/31/2014
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, North Mississippi Allstars
The Masonic, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/The-Masonic-tickets-San-Francisco/venue/229776
Show: 9PM
$49.50 - $80.00
Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve 2015 The Flaming Lips With A Little Help From Their Fwends Foxygen, plus special surprise guests
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$55-$70
Wed, 12/31/2014
Con Funk Shun - NYE Throwdown! 
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/calendar?y=2014&m=12 
Show: 8PM & 11PM
8pm $69 & 11pm $99
Premier seating + Meet and Greet $99
Wed, 12/31/2014
New Years Eve Bash~ New Monsoon & The Incubators
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 930PM
$20-$25
Thurs, 1/1/2015
LETTUCE NEW YEAR'S DAY PARTY FEAT: ADAM DEITCH, WIL BLADES, SHADY HORNS
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$15-$20
Thurs, 1/1/2015
Hi Life
New Years Day
With Resident DJs
Pleasuremaker & Izzy Wise
plus special guests **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 930PM
$5 b4 1030
$7 after
Thurs, 1/1/2015
Maceo Parker FUNKY NEW YEAR PARTY 
SF Jazz Ctr @ Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfjazz.org/events/2014-15
Show: 730PM
$15-$30
Fri, 1/2/2015
*HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND* (New Orleans) & DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$18
Fri, 1/2/2015
ANDRE THIERRY, Wicked Mercies
**WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$6-$10
Fri, 1/2/2015
BROTHERS COMATOSE.. + TBA **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastapol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$18
Fri, 1/2/2015
Zongo Junction, Sun Hop Fat
**WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20
Fri, 1/2/2015
LUTHER DICKINSON'S ALLSTAR SOUTHERN PSYCH SEANCE FEAT. SUGAR PIE DE SANTO, ZIGABOO MODELISTE, R.L. BOYCE
**WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://www.thenewparish.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$15-$20
Fri, 1/2/2015
Rebecca Mimiaga Words in the Dark EP Pre-release Show
**WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15-$17

Fri, 1/2/2015
Phil Lesh & Friends ft. Phil Lesh, Cody Dickinson, Jeff Chimenti, Scott Law, Stu Allen! 
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$79

Fri, 1/2/2015
Petty Theft - San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$16-$18

Fri, 1/2/2015
TWO NIGHTS! Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Sat, 1/3/2015
*NAIVE MELODIES* ( Talking Heads tribute Bash! ) FREE BEFORE 9PM **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10-free before 9PM

Sat, 1/3/2015
The Brothers Comatose
**WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$17-$19

Sat, 1/3/2015
Phil Lesh & Friends ft. Phil Lesh, Cody Dickinson, Jeff Chimenti, Scott Law, Stu Allen 
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/ 
Show: 8PM
$79

Sat, 1/3/2015
Hot Tuna with Joe Purdy 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$28.50

Sat, 1/3/2015
TWO NIGHTS! Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25
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