BISS LIST PICKS for SF BAY AREA

BISS 08.12.15 - THANK YOU GMF2015!! SMOKED OUT SOUL/ DOOBIE DECIBEL SYSTEM / FOR THE FUNK OF IT / COMATOPIA / MONOPHONICS / TALIB KWELI!

Thank you Guitarfish Festival 2015!!
Words can not begin to express the gratitude we all feel toward every single patron, artist, vendor, crew member and volunteer who touched our event and made it the magical experience we were all lucky enough to have a part of last week in the Sierras! We only wish we could personally thank every one of you! I will attempt to name a few here... Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Kinky, Dumpstaphunk, Orgone, Monophonics, Dead Winter Carpenters, Lebo &Friends, Afrolicious, Con Brio, Polyrhythmics, The Suffers, Joy and Madness, Ronkat's Katdelic, T Sisters, The Nibblers, Leche de Tigre,Steve Poltz, Guitarfish Guitarmageddon, Jelly Bread, Mojo Green, Jimmy Leslie Music And The Flow, The "3" Gospel Set, Peter Joseph Burtt and the Kingtide, Gene Washington & The Ironsides, Frankie Boots And The County Line, LUMANATION, plus special guest: Andrea Brook and Sonic Butterfly Productions, Java Gogo, Taqueria Maria, Electric Blue Elephant,New Moon Natural Foods/ Uncommon Kitchen, Frozen Fantasies, Earth Cultured, Pi for Life, RocknSocks, Cara Ucci, Style CaravanSpinsters,Elevation Hoops, New Moon Natural Foodsds, The Dam Cafe Tahoe City,Human Art Collective, Kat's Creations Batiks, Jungle Maiden Jewelry, Fire Keeper, High Altitude Entertainment, our photographers/writers Alan Sheckter of Jambase, Paul Piazza of Sacramento News & Review, Steve Holzer, Andrew Browning, Clare Foster, Shala Fredson, & Phaedra Gouvis plus a HUGE appreciation for our local media sponsor, 101.5 FM KTKE www.truckeetahoeradio.com!!

Special thank you goes out to my partners & co-producers Brent Dana & Fred Mahler as well as my production team who kept my office running and my sanity in check: Jennifer, Forrest, Ava, Amanda, Lisa, Jennifer, Phaedra, Kendra, Tanner, Pierre, & Griz, plus my extra pairs of eyes, ears, and feet in the fishbowl and around the Bay of Cisco, Kevin, Jeff Lucky Butte Funk, Chris, Heather, Weston, Dean, Alex & Keelan... but why stop there when there are so many more on crew who deserve mentioning including (but not limited to) Sharia, Carla, Paige, Andrew, Dolores & Rob, Ashly, Kristin, Mark, Nicole, Ryan & Bella Wildfire & Forestry Services, Lisa, John, Christy, Rich, Tracy, Jesse, Phaedra, Casey, Joey, John, Mark, Larry, Clare, Rob Micka,Jeremy Fullmer, Stacey, Paul Gugliuzza (ha!), Taylor, Tanner, Dave (Skully) Leschinsky, Camryn, Sarah, Bradley, Keith "Waffle", Keith Kujala, Carter, Tim & Robert "Bo" Mahoney!
It is because of every one of you that we consider this year to have been a success. We thank you for what you have brought to our table in making this year's Guitarfish Festival, the best one yet!
We look forward to seeing how we can top it all again at Guitarfish Music Festival 2016!!
PS - One more HUGE GIGANTIC BISS Thank you to Phil who has been holding down the BISS fort (& the Bo fort) while we (I) have been away... thank YOU!
While I am winding down from the excitement of closing another outstanding Guitarfish, I have to switch gears to the excitement of all the excellent music that still keeps rolling through the SF Bay Area & beyond. As always, there are tons of options in the calendar listings below and even more options on the BISS Google Calendar.

Here are just a few highlights for this week and then I leave it to you to read on and find highlights of your own...
Wednesday: SMOKED OUT SOUL @ Monarch, San Francisco, CA (*WIN TICKETS!)
SMOKED OUT SOUL is a FUNK & SOUL REMIX PARTY: RESIDENTS: ZEBUEL/ WILL MAGID / PAUL OLIPHANT / ENRIQUE PADILLIA w/ Special Guests: Starship Connection featuring B. Bravo & Teeko. (*WIN!)

But before Smoked Out Soul, I'm gonna start early with Housepitality at F8 for a belated birthday celebration with my friend Lonni Punani! I missed her bday while in GMFLand last week and hope to make up for it tonight! If you have an appointment with her this week, make sure you still say HAPPY BIRTHDAY LONNI! If you don't, make one! https://www.styleseat.com/lonnipunani
Thursday: Support Rex: DOOBIE DECIBEL SYSTEM @ GAMH, San Francisco, CA (*Congrats to Charlie!)
Rex benefit honoring the 40th anniversary (August 13 2015/1975) of the Grateful Dead's historic "One From the Vault" performance w/Mark Karan, James Nash, Robin Sylvester, Neil Hampton, David Gans,"Totally Dead", plus Jason Crosby & Roger McNamee as "Doobie Decibel System" (DDS) with special guests (Original art poster by Alexandra Fischer/ Live streaming HD video every performance free via DDSband.com!)
Friday & Saturday: FOR THE FUNK OF IT @ Feather River Canyon, Belden, CA
The Motet, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Polyrythmics, Mojo Green with Hornmageddon, Moksha, Mingo Fishtrap, The Nibblers, The Quick and Easy Boys, Sean Lehe and The Family Practice, Groovesession, Funk Trek, The Bumptet, Cherry Royale, The Humidors, Dirty Revival, Swamp Zen, The City of Trees Brass Band, Sofa King, Groovincable, Swoop Unit, Vinyl Gold, Big Sticky Mess, 4 Piece Puzzle, Fox Trot Mary, Doppel Gang, Soul Shine Band, Uncle Junior, Drunken Kungfu, Eastwind Bellydance Troop, Smokey the Groove, and Chango.
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: COMATOPIA: A Weekend String Summit @ The Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA (*Congrats to Adrianna on winning a pair of weekend passes!)
Hosted by The Brothers Comatose! Hot Buttered Rum String Band with Steve Poltz, Easy Leaves Brothers Comatose With The Sam Chase, The Dixie Giants, Steve Poltz.
Saturday: MONOPHONICS, DJ HEYLOVE, & EL MATATE @ The New Parish, Oakland, CA (*WIN TICKETS!)
Monophonics is Austin Bohlman, Myles O'Mahony, Ian McDonald, Ryan Scott & Kelly Finnigan. Raised amid the rich musical culture and history of the San Francisco Bay Area, Monophonics proudly carry the torch through the generations into today's musical landscape. Holding on to tradition, but by no means purists of any kind, they play their own brand of music known as "Psychedelic Soul." DJ heyLove* grew up in the Bay Area surrounded by different cultures, ethnicities, and art. Influenced by all this diversity she developed a love for variety, which is reflected in her taste for music.El Metate is a psychedelic spacefunk collective from San Francisco that formed in the summer of 2013.

Saturday LATE NITE: *JAY LANE, VICTOR LITTLE, SIKIRU ADEPOJO, MONTI CARLO + BUGABOO (AUSTIN, TX) @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA (*WIN TICKETS)
Sunday DAY: TALIB KWELI, ZAKIYA HARRIS featuring Elephantine @ Stern Grove 2PM
Brooklyn-based artist Talib Kweli has established himself as one of the most socially-aware and gifted lyricists in the country. After nearly 20 years, and collaborations with Mos Def, Kanye West, Hi-Tek, Madlib, and others, he stands as one of the world's most talented and accomplished rappers.
Along with her dynamic band Elephantine, Bay Area artist Zakiya Harris performs soulful electronica and Afro-beat music. Talib Kweli will give an Artist Talk at the Trocadero Clubhouse at 12 noon.

Sunday NITE: DUB MISSION PRESENTS the longest running reggae dance party in SF featuring DJ Sep & guest Dj Wisdom (MOM DJs/NY) at Elbo Room! 
FREE entry for all born in August.  **That's me!!!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/174233122750821/

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Wed, 8/12/2015
Grateful Dead Night: Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/ 
Show: 8PM
$13.00
Wed, 8/12/2015
AUGUST RESIDENCY:WATERSTRIDER, Jamie Riotto, Two Shed **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$14
Wed, 8/12/2015
SMOKED OUT SOUL - FUNK & SOUL REMIX PARTY: RESIDENTS: ZEBUEL/ WILL MAGID / PAUL OLIPHANT / ENRIQUE PADILLIA w/Speicial Guests: Starship Connection (featuring B. Bravo & Teeko) **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/451944858293390/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Trio Balkan Strings - from Serbia **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$15.00
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Moonalice - SF Giants - Grateful Dead Tribute /Poster Artist: Chris Shaw 
AT&T Park- 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA
http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/sf/ticketing/group_special_events.jsp
Show: 715PM
$28-$115.50
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Cuban Cigar Crisis **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$5.00
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Rex benefit honoring the 40th anniversary (August 13 2015/1975) of the Grateful Dead's historic "One From the Vault" performance w/Mark Karan, James Nash, Robin Sylvester, Neil Hampton, David Gans, "Totally Dead", plus Jason Crosby & Roger McNamee as "Doobie Decibel System" (DDS) with special guests (Original art poster by Alexandra Fischer/ Live streaming HD video of every performance free via DDSband.com) **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Ziggy Marley / Steel Pulse 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$50.50 - $100.50
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Brass Magic - FUTURE BRASS SERIES: Get Outta Your Seat! - Week I (dancefloor open) 
SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson LAB, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 830PM & 10PM
$15.00
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba -The Past and the Future Power of West African Rock on New Album and US Tour 
SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar 
Show: 730PM
$25-$65
Thurs, 8/13/2015
MINGO FISHTRAP **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$7-$10
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Vaud & the Villains - 19 Piece 1930s New Orleans Orchestra & Cabaret Show **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$22-$25
Thurs, 8/13/2015
Afrofunk Experience, Broun Fellinis **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18
Thurs, 8/13/2015
The Wailers- TWO NIGHTS! **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$29.50
Fri, 8/14/2015
The Pine Leaf Boys (Cajun - from LouisianaCajun- dance lesson with Diana Castillo at 8:00 pm) **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18
Fri, 8/14/2015
Labyrinth Masquerade Ball XVIII: Costumes or Masks with Formal Wear are Mandatory! 
Biltmore Hotel , Los Angeles, CA
http://labyrinthmasquerade.com/?utm_source=Labyrinth%20Masquerade%20%5B%20public%20%5D&utm_campaign=515dfd74a9-Labyrinth_July_12_Release&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d620b442f-515dfd74a9-409039913
Show: 8PM
$49-$320
Fri, 8/14/2015
FREEDY JOHNSTON, MINGO FISHTRAP, Leslie DiNicola **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$15-$20
Fri, 8/14/2015
The Crux, The Vivants, North Bay Hootenanny 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$8.00 
Fri, 8/14/2015
Snow Angel with special guest Zella Crane! 
EL RIO, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elriosf.com/calendar/ 
Show: 9PM
FREE & Fabulous!
Fri, 8/14/2015
La Gente, Istanbul Connection and Special Guests 
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$12.00
Fri, 8/14/2015
For The Funk of It: The Humidors, Polyrythmics, Sean Lehe and The Family Practice, Groovincible, The Bumptet, Groove Session + MORE! 
For The Funk of It Festival, Belden, CA
http://www.ftffest.com
Show: 5PM
$35 / W/E Pass $115-$220
Fri, 8/14/2015
Midtown Social co-headlining with Kevin Never Talks plus Diamond Ortiz 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00
Fri, 8/14/2015
DGIIN - french folk | gypsy | flamenco jazz.. + JUNK PARLOR **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$10.00
Fri, 8/14/2015
Novalima **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25
Fri, 8/14/2015
Chris Isaak 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$49.50 - $99.50
Fri, 8/14/2015
THE BROTHERS COMATOSE: WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE! **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 6PM
$25.00 - $550
Fri, 8/14/2015
WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE! - HOT BUTTERED RUM STRING BAND, Steve Poltz, Easy Leaves **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$25.00 - $550 
Fri, 8/14/2015
Moonalice - Poster Artist: Dennis Loren 
Summer Concert Series @ Livorna Park, Alamo, CA
http://www.moonalice.com/tour 
Show: 630PM
FREE
Fri, 8/14/2015
SambaDá **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$12-$15
Fri, 8/14/2015
The She's, Swiftumz, Smiles, Air Surgeon **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00
Fri, 8/14/2015
The Wailers- TWO NIGHTS! 
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$29.50
Fri, 8/14/2015
THE STONE FOXES & THE GRAIN **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$7-$10
Sat, 8/15/2015
Caribbean Allstars - Reggae/Caribbean **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 930PM
$10-$15
Sat, 8/15/2015
Labyrinth Masquerade Ball XVIII: Costumes or Masks with Formal Wear are Mandatory! 
Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
http://labyrinthmasquerade.com/?utm_source=Labyrinth%20Masquerade%20%5B%20public%20%5D&utm_campaign=515dfd74a9-Labyrinth_July_12_Release&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d620b442f-515dfd74a9-409039913
Show: 8PM
$49-$320
Sat, 8/15/2015
BUGABOO (AUSTIN, TX) + *JAY LANE, VICTOR LITTLE, SIKIRU ADEPOJO (MICKEY HART BAND), MONTI CARLO +*DJ K-OS* **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$15.00
Sat, 8/15/2015
PATRON SUMMER BBQ SERIES: THE MISSION SEVEN, Gringa, DJ Boogaloo Souldog 
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
FREE 
Sat, 8/15/2015
For The Funk of It: Swoop Unit, Mojo Green with Hornmageddon, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Moksha, Cherry Royale, Quick and Easy Boys, Swamp Zen + MORE! 
For The Funk of It Festival, Belden, CA
http://www.ftffest.com 
Show: 12PM
$55 / W/E Pass $115-$220
Sat, 8/15/2015
Kiwi Time plus Low Country Kingdom plus Le Vice plus Beautiful Machines 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15.00
Sat, 8/15/2015
An Evening With Jackson Browne 
Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/venue_greekTheatre.cfm
Show: 8PM
$45-$89.50
Sat, 8/15/2015
DANNY CLICK - southern blues | rock.. + TBA **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20.00
Sat, 8/15/2015
Orquestra Buena Vista Social Club® -"Adios Tour" featuring Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Guajiro Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Jesús "Aguaje" Ramos 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$49.50 - $89.50
Sat, 8/15/2015
MONOPHONICS, heyLove*, El Metate **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$16-$20
Sat, 8/15/2015
Con Brio - Soul Power (dancefloor open) 
SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson LAB, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 830PM & 10PM
$20.00
Sat, 8/15/2015
Tinariwen- Tuareg Desert Blues 
SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 7PM & 930PM
$25-$75
Sat, 8/15/2015
WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE! : THE BROTHERS COMATOSE, The Sam Chase, The Dixie Giants, Steve Poltz **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$25.00 - $550 
Sat, 8/15/2015
American Aquarium **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/ 
Show: 9PM
$14-$17
Sat, 8/15/2015
Grace Potter, Rayland Baxter 
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/
Show: 8PM
$35-$45
Sat, 8/15/2015
Novalima **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$18-$20
Sat, 8/15/2015
FUNK FEST 2015: GEORGE CLINTON, MAZE W/ FRANKIE BEVERLY & KURTIS BLOW 
Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Lincoln, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004EA6DA9A493C?wt.mc_id=EML_NTF1005240_37[ta_list_button_buy_4_1
Show: 6PM
$43-$110
Sat, 8/15/2015
LAGOS ROOTS - 17-piece afrobat ensemble 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 10PM
$17.00
Sat, 8/15/2015
ZIGABOO MODELISTE AND THE NEW AAHKESSTRA & POLYRHYTHMICS **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$12-$15
Sun, 8/16/2015
Moonalice w/ Gigasaurus Rex, The Hangar Band & Dorothy Lane 
AnnaBananza -La Plaza Park, Cotati, CA
http://www.moonalice.com/tour
Show: 12PM
FREE
Sun, 8/16/2015
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, 8/16/2015
MYSTIC CIRCUS PRESENTS: THE RAG TAG REBEL CIRCUS **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$5-$10 
Sun, 8/16/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra (17 pieces) with Special Guest Grammy Nominated percussionist John Santos 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/ 
Show: 630PM
$5.00
Sun, 8/16/2015
Dub Mission presents DJ Sep and special guest Jah Yzer (Jah Warrior Shelter/Royal Order Music) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930 $6 after
Sun, 8/16/2015
For The Funk of It: The Motet , DoppleGang, City Of Trees Brass Band, The Nibble, Mingo Fishtrap, Big Sticky Mess, Dirty Revival, DJ Chango + MORE! 
For The Funk of It Festival, Belden, CA
http://www.ftffest.com
Show: 12PM
$45 / W/E Pass $115-$220
Sun, 8/16/2015
SUNDAY SESSIONS: Wil Blades with weekly guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE
Sun, 8/16/2015
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
: $45.00 - $125.00
Sun, 8/16/2015
WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE!: ALL STAR BRUNCH BLUEGRASS JAM HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 12PM
Show only available to ticketholders of Comatopia Friday and Saturday night shows.
Sun, 8/16/2015
Talib Kweli, Zakiya Harris featuring Elephantine 
Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sterngrove.org/home/concertsevents/78th-season/
Show: 2PM
FREE
Sun, 8/16/2015
Sean Lehe (PMW/Jelly Bread) and The Family Practice CD Release Party, Hodgie (admission includes a copy of Sean's new CD) **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
10 (includes a copy of Sean's new CD)
Mon, 8/17/2015
LEON RUSSELL 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$39.00 
Tues, 8/18/2015
Arun Luthra's Konnakol Jazz Project 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$10.00
Tues, 8/18/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Santero | Shondell, Amberetta, Shanti Bardot, Tessera, Lady G Schmidt, Yvonne Michelle, Motherlode 
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$5/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK
Tues, 8/18/2015
Michael Franti & Spearhead- Once A Day Tour 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$45.00 - $85.00
Tues, 8/18/2015
LEON RUSSELL 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$39.00
Wed, 8/19/2015
Grateful Dead Night: Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$13.00
Wed, 8/19/2015
*SOUL TRAIN REVIVAL* featuring: Ziek McCarter **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$7.00
Wed, 8/19/2015
AUGUST RESIDENCY: WATERSTRIDER, Milck, Alycia Lang **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$14
Wed, 8/19/2015
VETIVER **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$10-$15
Wed, 8/19/2015
Union Square LIVE: Moonalice 
Union Square , San Francisco, CA
http://unionsquarelive.org/events/
Show: 6PM
FREE 
Thurs, 8/20/2015
Community Benefit Night: Very Jerry 5- An All-Star Tribute to Jerry Garcia **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/ 
Show: 830PM
$15-$18
Thurs, 8/20/2015
Gurkestra, Diana Gameros 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$10.00
Thurs, 8/20/2015
PLANET BOOTY, Dirty Revival, HiScores, DJ Jaysonik **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$15
Thurs, 8/20/2015
Legendary singer-songwriter: RICHIE FURAY, The Empty Pockets 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$34-$63
Fri, 8/21/2015
Don Carlos with Dub Vision plus Reggae Angels **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 930PM
$25-$30
Fri, 8/21/2015
ANGELO MOORE AND THE BRAND NEW STEP Plus guests, TBA! 
DNA LOUNGE, San Francisco, CA
https://www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2015/07-29.html
Show: 830PM
$13-$15
Fri, 8/21/2015
"SWEAT" Featuring DJ Jeremy Black & DJ J. Gibson 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$5.00
Fri, 8/21/2015
Jordan & the RituaL, The Humidors & Mickelson(full band) **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
Fri, 8/21/2015
Monophonics- Funk & Psychedelic Soul 
Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz , CA
http://www.moesalley.com/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$15-$20 
Fri, 8/21/2015
T SISTERS, FRONT COUNTRY **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart 
Show: 8PM
$10-$15
Fri, 8/21/2015
LOOSE CANNON STRING BANG feat. VINCE HERMAN (LEFTOVER SALMON) with ONE GRASS, TWO GRASS **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20
Sat, 8/22/2015
The Mother Truckers !! 
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://bands.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20
Sat, 8/22/2015
*IKE STUBBLEFIELD* (Grammy B3 Legend) w/ Jay Lane (Primus)...+ EL METATE **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomroom.com/
Show: 930PN
$18.00
Sat, 8/22/2015
MOTHERHIPS (2 SETS!!) PLUS A SPECIAL OPENING ACOUSTIC SET BY MOTHERHIPS **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20.00
Sat, 8/22/2015
Bells Atlas, Makeunder, Fell Runner **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$12
Sat, 8/22/2015
Joe Bonamassa - Three Kings Tour 
Shoreline AmphiTheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14489/shoreline-amphitheatre
Show: 8PM
$79-139.50
Sat, 8/22/2015
Monophonics, Gene Washington and the Ironsides **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25
Sat, 8/22/2015
An Evening with Petty Theft: San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$16-$18 
Sat, 8/22/2015
Jill Scott, BJ The Chicago Kid 
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php 
Show: 8PM
$59.50-$119.50
Sat, 8/22/2015
BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY with PAMELA PARKER & THE KINGS **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20
Sun, 8/23/2015
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, 8/23/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra (17 pieces) 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 630PM
$5.00
Sun, 8/23/2015
Dub Mission presents DJ Sep and Vinnie Esparza (Groove Merchant) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930 $6 after
Sun, 8/23/2015
SUNDAY SESSIONS: Wil Blades with weekly guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE
Mon, 8/24/2015
Thee Oh-Sees plus White Mystery 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$19.00
Mon, 8/24/2015
MOTÖRHEAD, Saxon, Crobot 
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$42.50-$55
Tues, 8/25/2015
Parlor Tricks 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$5.00 
Tues, 8/25/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Kytami, Amar | Gold Rush Belly Dance Showcase 
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/ 
Show: 8PM
$5/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK
Tues, 8/25/2015
Atta Kid - Funk/Soul/New Orleans 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5.00
Tues, 8/25/2015
Jenny Hval / Briana Marela 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00
Wed, 8/26/2015
Grateful Dead Night: Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$13.00
Wed, 8/26/2015
KRIS LAGER BAND (guitarist of Indigenous) + JAKE NIELSEN's TRIPLE THREAT **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 915PM
$8.00
Wed, 8/26/2015
Thee Oh-Sees plus White Mystery 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$19.00
Wed, 8/26/2015
SMOKED OUT SOUL - FUNK & SOUL REMIX PARTY: RESIDENTS: ZEBUEL/ WILL MAGID / PAUL OLIPHANT / ENRIQUE PADILLIA w/Speicial Guests: Heaven Spacey (LA) (Live Set) **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/451944858293390/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10
Wed, 8/26/2015
Heart 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$49.50 - $119.50
Wed, 8/26/2015
SCOTT PEMBERTON TRIO 
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
FREE
Thurs, 8/27/2015
FOX STREET ALLSTARS (+ star guests) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events 
Show: 930PM
$12.00
Thurs, 8/27/2015
Hibbity Dibbity plus Paisano 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15.00
Thurs, 8/27/2015
Daryl Hall & John Oates w/ special guest Mutlu 
Ironstone Amphitheatre, Murphys, CA
http://www.ironstoneamphitheatre.net/
Show: 8PM
$48-$123
Thurs, 8/27/2015
Marc & the Casuals / The Donkeys / plus other special guests 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$18-$20
Fri, 8/28/2015
Persian Flamenco Master: Farzad Arjmand **WIN TICKETS**
20, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
Fri, 8/28/2015
Trio Garufa - (Tango dance lesson at 8:30 pm) **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 930PM
$10-$15
Fri, 8/28/2015
DUB MISSION EAST: residents DJ Sep, Maneesh the Twister, Vinnie Esparza and special guests spinning dub, roots reggae & dancehall/Every 4th Friday **WIN TICKETS**
Bissap Baobab, Oakland, CA
www.dubmission.com
Show: 10PM
$5.00
Fri, 8/28/2015
FOX STREET ALLSTARS (+ star guests) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$15.00
Fri, 8/28/2015
Room of Voices - Glow in the Dark Party! (Mingo Lewis -drums & Karissa Sapien - electronics) **WIN TICKETS**
Empress Theatre, Vallejo, CA
http://empresstheatre.org/events/
Show: 8PM
$15-$20 
Fri, 8/28/2015
L7 
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theregencyballroom.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$27.50
Fri, 8/28/2015
Shuggie Otis **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35-$40
Fri, 8/28/2015
JOHN SANTOS with ERNESTO OVIEDO 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$27-$55
Fri, 8/28/2015
THE METERS EXPERIENCE presents THE ICONS OF FUNK feat. LEO NOCENTELLI & BERNIE WORRELL **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$25-$28
Sat, 8/29/2015
Ronkat Spearman & Katdelic 
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://bands.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$10-$15
Sat, 8/29/2015
Mark St. Mary Louisiana Blues & Zydeco Band ) dance lesson with Cheryl McBride at 8:00 pm) **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 9PM
$10-$15
Sat, 8/29/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra & The Emerging Jazz Composer Competition Winners 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$15.00
Sat, 8/29/2015
Tony Glazer co-headlining with Bicicletas Por La Paz plus Aluna plus Fossil Fool 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18
Sat, 8/29/2015
VINYL **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$15.00 
Sat, 8/29/2015
Scott Pemberton **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$8-$12
Sat, 8/29/2015
Black Uhuru, Lior Ben-Hur - EP Release Show **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25.00
Sat, 8/29/2015
ERYKAH BADU 
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$57.50 - $87.50
Sat, 8/29/2015
THE METERS EXPERIENCE presents THE ICONS OF FUNK feat. LEO NOCENTELLI & BERNIE WORRELL **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$25-$28
Sun, 8/30/2015
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, 8/30/2015
New Monsoon 
Commons Beach, Tahoe City, CA
http://www.newmonsoon.com/event/concerts-on-commons-beach
Show: 3PM
FREE
Sun, 8/30/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra CD Release Party for "Cheap Rent" 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 630PM
$10.00
Sun, 8/30/2015
Dub Mission presents DJ Sep and special guest Zain (Kalx) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930 $6 after
Sun, 8/30/2015
SUNDAY SESSIONS: Wil Blades with weekly guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE 
Sun, 8/30/2015
Kid Rock Presents: First Kiss: Cheap Date Tour w/Kid Rock, Foreigner, Packway Handle Band 
Shoreline AmphiTheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14489/shoreline-amphitheatre 
Show: 645PM
$20.00
Thurs, 9/3/2015
Broun Fellinis present Cosmic Thursdays **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$10
Thurs, 9/3/2015
Lee "Scratch" Perry & Subatomic Sound System - DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL 
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25.00
Fri, 9/4/2015
Red Devil Presents: Dramarama 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$18-$22
Sat, 9/5/2015
-LA GENTE- SON CHEVERE- 
EL RIO, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elriosf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$10.00
Sat, 9/5/2015
Rockin' By The Bay! EDGAR WINTER, Gamma featuring Davey Pattison, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Chris Cain, Garageland Rodeo 
Martinez Amphitheater , Martinez, CA
http://www.rockinbythebay.com/
Show: 12PM
$25-$50
Sat, 9/5/2015
The Fresh and Onlys (Record Release) / Kelley Stoltz / support tba 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00
Tues, 9/8/2015
Love, Oakalnd Residency: The Seshen, Kev Choice **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$12
Wed, 9/9/2015
SMOKED OUT SOUL - FUNK & SOUL REMIX PARTY: RESIDENTS: ZEBUEL/ WILL MAGID / PAUL OLIPHANT / ENRIQUE PADILLIA w/Speicial Guests? **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/451944858293390/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10 
Wed, 9/9/2015
Social Distortion, Nikki Lane, Drag The River 
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php 
Show: 8PM
$35.00
Thurs, 9/10/2015
Broun Fellinis present Cosmic Thursdays **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$10
Thurs, 9/10/2015
Lewis Black 
Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
http://montalvoarts.org/calendar/
Show: 730PM
$35.00 - $125.00
Fri, 9/11/2015
Dave Koz & Rick Braun with special guest Kenny Lattimore 
Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
http://montalvoarts.org/calendar/
Show: 730PM
$39.50 - $125.00
Fri, 9/11/2015
A Very Special Evening With Dave Matthews Band - 2 SETS 
Shoreline AmphiTheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14489/shoreline-amphitheatre
Show: 7PM
$40.50-$85
Fri, 9/11/2015
The California Honeydrops West Coast Honey Soul Review 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$22.50
Fri, 9/11/2015
THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW 
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$32.00 - $67.50
Sat, 9/12/2015
JOHN HIATT & THE COMBO AND THE TAJ MAHAL TRIO **WIN TICKETS**
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.axs.com/events/277883/woody-allen-and-his-new-orleans-jazz-band-tickets?skin=regency&src=AEGLIVE_WREGYSFO030115VEN001
Show: 8PM
Sat, 9/12/2015
Russian River Jazz & Blues: Dave Koz, WAR, Kenny Lattimore, Kyle Eastwood 
Russian River Jazz & Blues @ Johnson's Beach, Guerneville, CA
http://www.russianriverfestivals.com
Show: 12PM
$55-$190 
Sat, 9/12/2015
The California Honeydrops 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/ 
Show: 9PM
$22.50

Wed, 8/12/2015
Grateful Dead Night: Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/ 
Show: 8PM
$13.00

Wed, 8/12/2015
AUGUST RESIDENCY:WATERSTRIDER, Jamie Riotto, Two Shed **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$14

Wed, 8/12/2015
SMOKED OUT SOUL - FUNK & SOUL REMIX PARTY: RESIDENTS: ZEBUEL/ WILL MAGID / PAUL OLIPHANT / ENRIQUE PADILLIA w/Speicial Guests: Starship Connection (featuring B. Bravo & Teeko) **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/451944858293390/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Trio Balkan Strings - from Serbia **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$15.00

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Moonalice - SF Giants - Grateful Dead Tribute /Poster Artist: Chris Shaw 
AT&T Park- 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA
http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/sf/ticketing/group_special_events.jsp
Show: 715PM
$28-$115.50

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Cuban Cigar Crisis **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$5.00

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Rex benefit honoring the 40th anniversary (August 13 2015/1975) of the Grateful Dead's historic "One From the Vault" performance w/Mark Karan, James Nash, Robin Sylvester, Neil Hampton, David Gans, "Totally Dead", plus Jason Crosby & Roger McNamee as "Doobie Decibel System" (DDS) with special guests (Original art poster by Alexandra Fischer/ Live streaming HD video of every performance free via DDSband.com) **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Ziggy Marley / Steel Pulse 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$50.50 - $100.50

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Brass Magic - FUTURE BRASS SERIES: Get Outta Your Seat! - Week I (dancefloor open) 
SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson LAB, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 830PM & 10PM
$15.00

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba -The Past and the Future Power of West African Rock on New Album and US Tour 
SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar 
Show: 730PM
$25-$65

Thurs, 8/13/2015
MINGO FISHTRAP **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$7-$10

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Vaud & the Villains - 19 Piece 1930s New Orleans Orchestra & Cabaret Show **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$22-$25

Thurs, 8/13/2015
Afrofunk Experience, Broun Fellinis **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18

Thurs, 8/13/2015
The Wailers- TWO NIGHTS! **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$29.50

Fri, 8/14/2015
The Pine Leaf Boys (Cajun - from LouisianaCajun- dance lesson with Diana Castillo at 8:00 pm) **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18

Fri, 8/14/2015
Labyrinth Masquerade Ball XVIII: Costumes or Masks with Formal Wear are Mandatory! 
Biltmore Hotel , Los Angeles, CA
http://labyrinthmasquerade.com/?utm_source=Labyrinth%20Masquerade%20%5B%20public%20%5D&utm_campaign=515dfd74a9-Labyrinth_July_12_Release&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d620b442f-515dfd74a9-409039913
Show: 8PM
$49-$320

Fri, 8/14/2015
FREEDY JOHNSTON, MINGO FISHTRAP, Leslie DiNicola **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$15-$20

Fri, 8/14/2015
The Crux, The Vivants, North Bay Hootenanny 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$8.00 

Fri, 8/14/2015
Snow Angel with special guest Zella Crane! 
EL RIO, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elriosf.com/calendar/ 
Show: 9PM
FREE & Fabulous!

Fri, 8/14/2015
La Gente, Istanbul Connection and Special Guests 
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$12.00

Fri, 8/14/2015
For The Funk of It: The Humidors, Polyrythmics, Sean Lehe and The Family Practice, Groovincible, The Bumptet, Groove Session + MORE! 
For The Funk of It Festival, Belden, CA
http://www.ftffest.com
Show: 5PM
$35 / W/E Pass $115-$220

Fri, 8/14/2015
Midtown Social co-headlining with Kevin Never Talks plus Diamond Ortiz 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00

Fri, 8/14/2015
DGIIN - french folk | gypsy | flamenco jazz.. + JUNK PARLOR **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$10.00

Fri, 8/14/2015
Novalima **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Fri, 8/14/2015
Chris Isaak 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$49.50 - $99.50

Fri, 8/14/2015
THE BROTHERS COMATOSE: WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE! **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 6PM
$25.00 - $550

Fri, 8/14/2015
WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE! - HOT BUTTERED RUM STRING BAND, Steve Poltz, Easy Leaves **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$25.00 - $550 

Fri, 8/14/2015
Moonalice - Poster Artist: Dennis Loren 
Summer Concert Series @ Livorna Park, Alamo, CA
http://www.moonalice.com/tour 
Show: 630PM
FREE

Fri, 8/14/2015
SambaDá **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$12-$15

Fri, 8/14/2015
The She's, Swiftumz, Smiles, Air Surgeon **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00

Fri, 8/14/2015
The Wailers- TWO NIGHTS! 
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$29.50

Fri, 8/14/2015
THE STONE FOXES & THE GRAIN **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$7-$10

Sat, 8/15/2015
Caribbean Allstars - Reggae/Caribbean **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 930PM
$10-$15

Sat, 8/15/2015
Labyrinth Masquerade Ball XVIII: Costumes or Masks with Formal Wear are Mandatory! 
Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
http://labyrinthmasquerade.com/?utm_source=Labyrinth%20Masquerade%20%5B%20public%20%5D&utm_campaign=515dfd74a9-Labyrinth_July_12_Release&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d620b442f-515dfd74a9-409039913
Show: 8PM
$49-$320

Sat, 8/15/2015
BUGABOO (AUSTIN, TX) + *JAY LANE, VICTOR LITTLE, SIKIRU ADEPOJO (MICKEY HART BAND), MONTI CARLO +*DJ K-OS* **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$15.00

Sat, 8/15/2015
PATRON SUMMER BBQ SERIES: THE MISSION SEVEN, Gringa, DJ Boogaloo Souldog 
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
FREE 

Sat, 8/15/2015
For The Funk of It: Swoop Unit, Mojo Green with Hornmageddon, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Moksha, Cherry Royale, Quick and Easy Boys, Swamp Zen + MORE! 
For The Funk of It Festival, Belden, CA
http://www.ftffest.com 
Show: 12PM
$55 / W/E Pass $115-$220

Sat, 8/15/2015
Kiwi Time plus Low Country Kingdom plus Le Vice plus Beautiful Machines 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15.00

Sat, 8/15/2015
An Evening With Jackson Browne 
Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/venue_greekTheatre.cfm
Show: 8PM
$45-$89.50

Sat, 8/15/2015
DANNY CLICK - southern blues | rock.. + TBA **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20.00

Sat, 8/15/2015
Orquestra Buena Vista Social Club® -"Adios Tour" featuring Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Guajiro Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Jesús "Aguaje" Ramos 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$49.50 - $89.50

Sat, 8/15/2015
MONOPHONICS, heyLove*, El Metate **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$16-$20

Sat, 8/15/2015
Con Brio - Soul Power (dancefloor open) 
SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson LAB, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 830PM & 10PM
$20.00

Sat, 8/15/2015
Tinariwen- Tuareg Desert Blues 
SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 7PM & 930PM
$25-$75

Sat, 8/15/2015
WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE! : THE BROTHERS COMATOSE, The Sam Chase, The Dixie Giants, Steve Poltz **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$25.00 - $550 

Sat, 8/15/2015
American Aquarium **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/ 
Show: 9PM
$14-$17

Sat, 8/15/2015
Grace Potter, Rayland Baxter 
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/
Show: 8PM
$35-$45

Sat, 8/15/2015
Novalima **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$18-$20

Sat, 8/15/2015
FUNK FEST 2015: GEORGE CLINTON, MAZE W/ FRANKIE BEVERLY & KURTIS BLOW 
Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Lincoln, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004EA6DA9A493C?wt.mc_id=EML_NTF1005240_37[ta_list_button_buy_4_1
Show: 6PM
$43-$110

Sat, 8/15/2015
LAGOS ROOTS - 17-piece afrobat ensemble 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 10PM
$17.00

Sat, 8/15/2015
ZIGABOO MODELISTE AND THE NEW AAHKESSTRA & POLYRHYTHMICS **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$12-$15

Sun, 8/16/2015
Moonalice w/ Gigasaurus Rex, The Hangar Band & Dorothy Lane 
AnnaBananza -La Plaza Park, Cotati, CA
http://www.moonalice.com/tour
Show: 12PM
FREE

Sun, 8/16/2015
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, 8/16/2015
MYSTIC CIRCUS PRESENTS: THE RAG TAG REBEL CIRCUS **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$5-$10 

Sun, 8/16/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra (17 pieces) with Special Guest Grammy Nominated percussionist John Santos 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/ 
Show: 630PM
$5.00

Sun, 8/16/2015
Dub Mission presents DJ Sep and special guest Jah Yzer (Jah Warrior Shelter/Royal Order Music) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930 $6 after

Sun, 8/16/2015
For The Funk of It: The Motet , DoppleGang, City Of Trees Brass Band, The Nibble, Mingo Fishtrap, Big Sticky Mess, Dirty Revival, DJ Chango + MORE! 
For The Funk of It Festival, Belden, CA
http://www.ftffest.com
Show: 12PM
$45 / W/E Pass $115-$220

Sun, 8/16/2015
SUNDAY SESSIONS: Wil Blades with weekly guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE

Sun, 8/16/2015
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
: $45.00 - $125.00

Sun, 8/16/2015
WELCOME TO COMATOPIA, A WEEKEND STRING SUMMIT HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE!: ALL STAR BRUNCH BLUEGRASS JAM HOSTED BY THE BROTHERS COMATOSE **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 12PM
Show only available to ticketholders of Comatopia Friday and Saturday night shows.

Sun, 8/16/2015
Talib Kweli, Zakiya Harris featuring Elephantine 
Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sterngrove.org/home/concertsevents/78th-season/
Show: 2PM
FREE

Sun, 8/16/2015
Sean Lehe (PMW/Jelly Bread) and The Family Practice CD Release Party, Hodgie (admission includes a copy of Sean's new CD) **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
10 (includes a copy of Sean's new CD)

Mon, 8/17/2015
LEON RUSSELL 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$39.00 

Tues, 8/18/2015
Arun Luthra's Konnakol Jazz Project 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$10.00

Tues, 8/18/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Santero | Shondell, Amberetta, Shanti Bardot, Tessera, Lady G Schmidt, Yvonne Michelle, Motherlode 
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$5/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK

Tues, 8/18/2015
Michael Franti & Spearhead- Once A Day Tour 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$45.00 - $85.00

Tues, 8/18/2015
LEON RUSSELL 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$39.00

Wed, 8/19/2015
Grateful Dead Night: Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$13.00

Wed, 8/19/2015
*SOUL TRAIN REVIVAL* featuring: Ziek McCarter **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$7.00

Wed, 8/19/2015
AUGUST RESIDENCY: WATERSTRIDER, Milck, Alycia Lang **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$14

Wed, 8/19/2015
VETIVER **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart
Show: 8PM
$10-$15

Wed, 8/19/2015
Union Square LIVE: Moonalice 
Union Square , San Francisco, CA
http://unionsquarelive.org/events/
Show: 6PM
FREE 

Thurs, 8/20/2015
Community Benefit Night: Very Jerry 5- An All-Star Tribute to Jerry Garcia **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/ 
Show: 830PM
$15-$18

Thurs, 8/20/2015
Gurkestra, Diana Gameros 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$10.00

Thurs, 8/20/2015
PLANET BOOTY, Dirty Revival, HiScores, DJ Jaysonik **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$15

Thurs, 8/20/2015
Legendary singer-songwriter: RICHIE FURAY, The Empty Pockets 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$34-$63

Fri, 8/21/2015
Don Carlos with Dub Vision plus Reggae Angels **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 930PM
$25-$30

Fri, 8/21/2015
ANGELO MOORE AND THE BRAND NEW STEP Plus guests, TBA! 
DNA LOUNGE, San Francisco, CA
https://www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2015/07-29.html
Show: 830PM
$13-$15

Fri, 8/21/2015
"SWEAT" Featuring DJ Jeremy Black & DJ J. Gibson 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$5.00

Fri, 8/21/2015
Jordan & the RituaL, The Humidors & Mickelson(full band) **WIN TICKETS**
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM

Fri, 8/21/2015
Monophonics- Funk & Psychedelic Soul 
Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz , CA
http://www.moesalley.com/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$15-$20 

Fri, 8/21/2015
T SISTERS, FRONT COUNTRY **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=205965&cart 
Show: 8PM
$10-$15

Fri, 8/21/2015
LOOSE CANNON STRING BANG feat. VINCE HERMAN (LEFTOVER SALMON) with ONE GRASS, TWO GRASS **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Sat, 8/22/2015
The Mother Truckers !! 
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://bands.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Sat, 8/22/2015
*IKE STUBBLEFIELD* (Grammy B3 Legend) w/ Jay Lane (Primus)...+ EL METATE **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomroom.com/
Show: 930PN
$18.00

Sat, 8/22/2015
MOTHERHIPS (2 SETS!!) PLUS A SPECIAL OPENING ACOUSTIC SET BY MOTHERHIPS **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$20.00

Sat, 8/22/2015
Bells Atlas, Makeunder, Fell Runner **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Sat, 8/22/2015
Joe Bonamassa - Three Kings Tour 
Shoreline AmphiTheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14489/shoreline-amphitheatre
Show: 8PM
$79-139.50

Sat, 8/22/2015
Monophonics, Gene Washington and the Ironsides **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Sat, 8/22/2015
An Evening with Petty Theft: San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$16-$18 

Sat, 8/22/2015
Jill Scott, BJ The Chicago Kid 
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php 
Show: 8PM
$59.50-$119.50

Sat, 8/22/2015
BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY with PAMELA PARKER & THE KINGS **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Sun, 8/23/2015
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, 8/23/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra (17 pieces) 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 630PM
$5.00

Sun, 8/23/2015
Dub Mission presents DJ Sep and Vinnie Esparza (Groove Merchant) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930 $6 after

Sun, 8/23/2015
SUNDAY SESSIONS: Wil Blades with weekly guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE

Mon, 8/24/2015
Thee Oh-Sees plus White Mystery 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$19.00

Mon, 8/24/2015
MOTÖRHEAD, Saxon, Crobot 
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$42.50-$55

Tues, 8/25/2015
Parlor Tricks 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$5.00 

Tues, 8/25/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Kytami, Amar | Gold Rush Belly Dance Showcase 
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/ 
Show: 8PM
$5/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK

Tues, 8/25/2015
Atta Kid - Funk/Soul/New Orleans 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 10PM
$5.00

Tues, 8/25/2015
Jenny Hval / Briana Marela 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00

Wed, 8/26/2015
Grateful Dead Night: Stu Allen & Mars Hotel **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$13.00

Wed, 8/26/2015
KRIS LAGER BAND (guitarist of Indigenous) + JAKE NIELSEN's TRIPLE THREAT **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 915PM
$8.00

Wed, 8/26/2015
Thee Oh-Sees plus White Mystery 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$19.00

Wed, 8/26/2015
SMOKED OUT SOUL - FUNK & SOUL REMIX PARTY: RESIDENTS: ZEBUEL/ WILL MAGID / PAUL OLIPHANT / ENRIQUE PADILLIA w/Speicial Guests: Heaven Spacey (LA) (Live Set) **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/451944858293390/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10

Wed, 8/26/2015
Heart 
Mountain Winery , Saratoga, CA
http://www.mountainwinery.com/events
Show: 730PM
$49.50 - $119.50

Wed, 8/26/2015
SCOTT PEMBERTON TRIO 
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
FREE

Thurs, 8/27/2015
FOX STREET ALLSTARS (+ star guests) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events 
Show: 930PM
$12.00

Thurs, 8/27/2015
Hibbity Dibbity plus Paisano 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15.00

Thurs, 8/27/2015
Daryl Hall & John Oates w/ special guest Mutlu 
Ironstone Amphitheatre, Murphys, CA
http://www.ironstoneamphitheatre.net/
Show: 8PM
$48-$123

Thurs, 8/27/2015
Marc & the Casuals / The Donkeys / plus other special guests 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$18-$20

Fri, 8/28/2015
Persian Flamenco Master: Farzad Arjmand **WIN TICKETS**
20, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM

Fri, 8/28/2015
Trio Garufa - (Tango dance lesson at 8:30 pm) **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 930PM
$10-$15

Fri, 8/28/2015
DUB MISSION EAST: residents DJ Sep, Maneesh the Twister, Vinnie Esparza and special guests spinning dub, roots reggae & dancehall/Every 4th Friday **WIN TICKETS**
Bissap Baobab, Oakland, CA
www.dubmission.com
Show: 10PM
$5.00

Fri, 8/28/2015
FOX STREET ALLSTARS (+ star guests) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$15.00

Fri, 8/28/2015
Room of Voices - Glow in the Dark Party! (Mingo Lewis -drums & Karissa Sapien - electronics) **WIN TICKETS**
Empress Theatre, Vallejo, CA
http://empresstheatre.org/events/
Show: 8PM
$15-$20 

Fri, 8/28/2015
L7 
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theregencyballroom.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$27.50

Fri, 8/28/2015
Shuggie Otis **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, MIll Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$35-$40

Fri, 8/28/2015
JOHN SANTOS with ERNESTO OVIEDO 
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$27-$55

Fri, 8/28/2015
THE METERS EXPERIENCE presents THE ICONS OF FUNK feat. LEO NOCENTELLI & BERNIE WORRELL **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$25-$28

Sat, 8/29/2015
Ronkat Spearman & Katdelic 
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://bands.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$10-$15

Sat, 8/29/2015
Mark St. Mary Louisiana Blues & Zydeco Band ) dance lesson with Cheryl McBride at 8:00 pm) **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 9PM
$10-$15

Sat, 8/29/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra & The Emerging Jazz Composer Competition Winners 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$15.00

Sat, 8/29/2015
Tony Glazer co-headlining with Bicicletas Por La Paz plus Aluna plus Fossil Fool 
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$18

Sat, 8/29/2015
VINYL **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 9PM
$15.00 

Sat, 8/29/2015
Scott Pemberton **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/ 
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Sat, 8/29/2015
Black Uhuru, Lior Ben-Hur - EP Release Show **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25.00

Sat, 8/29/2015
ERYKAH BADU 
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$57.50 - $87.50

Sat, 8/29/2015
THE METERS EXPERIENCE presents THE ICONS OF FUNK feat. LEO NOCENTELLI & BERNIE WORRELL **WIN TICKETS**
Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
http://zodiacspetaluma.com/
Show: 9PM
$25-$28

Sun, 8/30/2015
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, 8/30/2015
New Monsoon 
Commons Beach, Tahoe City, CA
http://www.newmonsoon.com/event/concerts-on-commons-beach
Show: 3PM
FREE

Sun, 8/30/2015
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra CD Release Party for "Cheap Rent" 
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 630PM
$10.00

Sun, 8/30/2015
Dub Mission presents DJ Sep and special guest Zain (Kalx) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
Free b4 930 $6 after

Sun, 8/30/2015
SUNDAY SESSIONS: Wil Blades with weekly guests for some straight JAZZ, NO CHASER! 
Madrone Art Bar , San Francisco, CA
http://madroneartbar.com/calendar.php
Show: 930PM
FREE 

Sun, 8/30/2015
Kid Rock Presents: First Kiss: Cheap Date Tour w/Kid Rock, Foreigner, Packway Handle Band 
Shoreline AmphiTheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14489/shoreline-amphitheatre 
Show: 645PM
$20.00

Thurs, 9/3/2015
Broun Fellinis present Cosmic Thursdays **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$10

Thurs, 9/3/2015
Lee "Scratch" Perry & Subatomic Sound System - DUB CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL 
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25.00

Fri, 9/4/2015
Red Devil Presents: Dramarama 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$18-$22

Sat, 9/5/2015
-LA GENTE- SON CHEVERE- 
EL RIO, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elriosf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$10.00

Sat, 9/5/2015
Rockin' By The Bay! EDGAR WINTER, Gamma featuring Davey Pattison, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Chris Cain, Garageland Rodeo 
Martinez Amphitheater , Martinez, CA
http://www.rockinbythebay.com/
Show: 12PM
$25-$50

Sat, 9/5/2015
The Fresh and Onlys (Record Release) / Kelley Stoltz / support tba 
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15.00

Tues, 9/8/2015
Love, Oakalnd Residency: The Seshen, Kev Choice **WIN TICKETS**
Leo's, Oakland, CA
http://www.clubleos.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Wed, 9/9/2015
SMOKED OUT SOUL - FUNK & SOUL REMIX PARTY: RESIDENTS: ZEBUEL/ WILL MAGID / PAUL OLIPHANT / ENRIQUE PADILLIA w/Speicial Guests? **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/451944858293390/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10 

Wed, 9/9/2015
Social Distortion, Nikki Lane, Drag The River 
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php 
Show: 8PM
$35.00

Thurs, 9/10/2015
Broun Fellinis present Cosmic Thursdays **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$8-$10

Thurs, 9/10/2015
Lewis Black 
Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
http://montalvoarts.org/calendar/
Show: 730PM
$35.00 - $125.00

Fri, 9/11/2015
Dave Koz & Rick Braun with special guest Kenny Lattimore 
Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
http://montalvoarts.org/calendar/
Show: 730PM
$39.50 - $125.00

Fri, 9/11/2015
A Very Special Evening With Dave Matthews Band - 2 SETS 
Shoreline AmphiTheatre, Mountain View, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14489/shoreline-amphitheatre
Show: 7PM
$40.50-$85

Fri, 9/11/2015
The California Honeydrops West Coast Honey Soul Review 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$22.50

Fri, 9/11/2015
THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW 
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$32.00 - $67.50

Sat, 9/12/2015
JOHN HIATT & THE COMBO AND THE TAJ MAHAL TRIO **WIN TICKETS**
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.axs.com/events/277883/woody-allen-and-his-new-orleans-jazz-band-tickets?skin=regency&src=AEGLIVE_WREGYSFO030115VEN001
Show: 8PM

Sat, 9/12/2015
Russian River Jazz & Blues: Dave Koz, WAR, Kenny Lattimore, Kyle Eastwood 
Russian River Jazz & Blues @ Johnson's Beach, Guerneville, CA
http://www.russianriverfestivals.com
Show: 12PM
$55-$190 

Sat, 9/12/2015
The California Honeydrops 
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/ 
Show: 9PM
$22.50



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