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BISS 12.01.15 : BISS HOLIDAY COCKTAIL PARTY / STU ALLEN / DRAGON SMOKE / ROBERT WALTER / CA HONEYDROPS!

Happy Holidays BISS Listers!! As always BISS will be kicking off the holiday season with our 7th Annual Cocktail Party with Guest Startender Elie Sasson on Wednesday, December 2nd from 7-11p. Elie will be serving stiffies as usual as well as drink specials.  It's always a fun night full of friends, drink specials & holiday cheer.

Our local music scene has many musical gifts in store for us throughout the month of December and beyond. I am just gonna give you a little taste of this week. Then be sure to read on through the full list below to find out more shows coming up in the next four weeks.  Or find out about more BISS recommended shows on the BISS Google Calendar: http://ht.ly/VlZ5c

On Thursday, in the East Bay, THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS are at New Parish **WIN TICKETS**. Or join Stu Allen for the 2nd night of his three End-of-the-Year Showcase with Stu Allen & Reflections**WIN TICKETS**.  

In the North Bay, Chris Haugen is having his CD Release Party w/ Jesse Sheehan on percussion and Bansuri flute, and Scott Lipsitz on upright bass at Harmonia.

And in the city on Thursday, Alice in Winterland 2015 w/ James Bay, Leon Bridges and Michael Franti is at The Masonic.

On Friday, I would love to be at Warren Haynes and The Ashes & Dust Band at The Masonic since he is one of my all time favorites! Unfortunately, the tour has been CANCELED due to a family emergency. Shows can be rescheduled but family comes first! Warren, we hope you and your family are all ok. Sending love and light!!

Friday is still a big night of plenty of music to be seen and heard... Boom Boom Room Presents the first of two nights of *DRAGON SMOKE* featuring Stanton Moore, Ivan Neville, Eric Lindell, & Robert Mercurio  plus *ROBERT WALTER'S 20TH CONGRESS* and DJ KEVVY KEV at The Independent **WIN TICKETS**. Then the LATE-NIGHT AFTER PARTY continues at Boom Boom Room with WIL BLADES, ROBERT MERCURIO, SIMON LOTT, & DAVE SHUL [1:15AM til 4:30am] **WIN TICKETS**.

Also in the city, Los Lobos is at The Fillmore  **WIN TICKETS**.

In the North Bay, Del McCoury Band is at Sweetwater Music Hall. And Roots of New Monsoon, A Santana Infused El Niño Celebration w/ original percussionists Rajiv Parikh and Brian Carey is at Terrapin Crossroads.

On Saturday in the city, The Rex Foundation Benefit is at the Fillmore with Steve Kimock's Tribute to Jerry Garcia  w/Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane, Bobby Vega, + David Bromberg plus many special guests. Also Zappa Plays Zappa is at The Warfield **WIN TICKETS**. And of course, DRAGON SMOKE* is playing their second show at the Independent (sorry no wins for Saturday).


Then finish out your Saturday night in the city with the LATE-NIGHT AFTER-PARTY at Boom Boom Room with ROBERT WALTER'S 20th CONGRESS [1am til 4:30am] **WIN TICKETS**.

In the North Bay, Hot Buttered Rum plus One Grass Two Grass are at Sweetwater Music Hall **WIN TICKETS**. And North Mississippi Allstars are at Terrapin Crossroads.

On Sunday, HAPPY CHANUKAH!!! Celebrate all week at Union Square with The Bill Graham Menorah Project: Lighting it up since 1975! The first lighting is at 4:30pm with Musical performances by: Jerry's Kosher Deli featuring Greg Anton and The Kids from Everybody is a Star.
Chanukah In Union Square Dec 6th - Dec 13th:  http://billgrahammenorah.org/
Spreading the Light of the Miraculous!

On Sunday night at Club Fox in Redwood City, Moonalice is playing at 7PM.  Everyone attending this show will receive a free copy of David Singer's 105th poster in the Moonalice series. If you can't attend this show, watch the free live video stream provided by MoonTunes™ at Moonalice.com.

In the North Bay on Sunday, North Mississippi Allstars are at Terrapin Crossroads.

In the East Bay on Sunday, it's KFOG's Concert For Kids featuring Gary Clark Jr., Houndmouth, & Greg Holden at The Fox.

Monday 12/7 is a Free Concert Showcase  w/ Adam Theis  + special guest Matt Wilson at Miner Auditorium.

Tuesday, 12/8, Charlie Hunter Trio feat. Curtis Fowlkes & Bobby Previte is at The Independent **WIN TICKETS**. JASON CROSBY & FRIENDS feat. Stu Allen, Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, Reed Mathis, Jay Lane & Cochrane McMillan is at Terrapin Crossroads. And LIGHTS & THE MOWGLI'S are at The Fillmore.

That should get you through until the next BISS List lands in your inbox... Or checkwww.bisslist.com to see what other great shows are coming up.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE UPCOMING BISS RECOMMENDED SHOWS

12.11.15 & 12.12.15:: AN EVENING WITH CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD at The Masonic **WIN TICKETS**

12.31.15 ::NEW YEAR'S EVE! THE JAZZ MAFIA ACCOMPLICES at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

03.05.16 ::  GALACTIC at The Masonic, San Francisco, CA 
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Tues, 12/1/2015
ALO w/Brad Parsons
City Winery, Napa, CA
http://www.citywinery.com/napa/tickets.html
Show: 8PM
$22-$25

Tues, 12/1/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Amar | Danielle Lottridge (Birthday Party), Surreyya, Rockabelly, Onyx, Serta, Misa
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$5 -$10/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK

Tues, 12/1/2015
The Milk Carton Kids - Presented by Slim's
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
http://palaceoffinearts.org/
Show: 7PM
$35-$45

Tues, 12/1/2015
(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: PAPA **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$16-$18

Wed, 12/2/2015
7th Annual BISS Holiday Cocktail Party with Guest Startender Elie!
The Fishbowl Bar & Grill, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/1177637415597724/
Show: 7pm-11pm

Wed, 12/2/2015
Stu's End-of-the-Year Showcase- Stu Allen acoustic **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$13

Wed, 12/2/2015
The Dandy Warhols
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$30

Thurs, 12/3/2015
Stu's End-of-the-Year Showcase- Stu Allen & Reflections **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$13

Thurs, 12/3/2015
Chris Haugen CD Release w/ Jesse Sheehan on percussion and Bansuri flute, and Scott Lipsitz on upright bass.
Harmonia, Sausalito, CA
http://harmoniamarin.com.
Show: 8PM

Thurs, 12/3/2015
DRAGON SMOKE FEAT. ERIC LINDELL / IVAN NEVILLE / STANTON MOORE / ROBERT MERCURIO + ROEM BAUR (SOLO)
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 830PM
$35.00

Thurs, 12/3/2015
THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS, Deva Mahal **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Thurs, 12/3/2015
Alice in Winterland 2015 w/ James Bay, Leon Bridges and Michael Franti
The Masonic, San Francisco, CA
http://sfmasonic.com/calendar/
Show: 730Pm
$48.50-$98.50

Thurs, 12/3/2015
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
City Winery, Napa, CA
http://www.citywinery.com/napa/tickets.html
Show: 8PM
$25- $40

Thurs, 12/3/2015
Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy - Celebrating the Music of Emerson, Lake & Palmer SEATED SHOW WITH LIMITED CAPACITY
Club Fox, Redwood City, CA
http://www.clubfoxrwc.com/
Show: 8PM
$35-$45

Thurs, 12/3/2015
The Dandy Warhols
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$30

Thurs, 12/3/2015
Scott Amendola & Wil Blades
Joe Henderson Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 7PM & 830PM
$25

Thurs, 12/3/2015
TOURETTES WITHOUT REGRETS w/RASA VITALIA
Oakland Metro Operahouse,, Oakland, CA
http://www.rasavitalia.com/tour-dates
Show: 8PM

Thurs, 12/3/2015
The White Buffalo plus Rose's Pawn Shop **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$20.00
Fri, 12/4/2015
WIL BLADES, ROBERT MERCURIO (** LATE-NIGHT AFTERPARTY **) RSIMON LOTT, DAVE SHUL (1:15AM til 4:30am) (** LATE-NIGHT DRAGON SMOKE *** AFTER-PARTY **) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 115AM
$20

Fri, 12/4/2015
Del McCoury Band
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 7PM & 930PM
$37-$47

Fri, 12/4/2015
Roots of New Monsoon - A Santana Infused El Niño Celebration w/ original percussionists Rajiv Parikh and Brian Carey
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$20

Fri, 12/4/2015
Los Lobos **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$42.50

Fri, 12/4/2015
Boom Boom Room Presents *DRAGON SMOKE* StantonMoore/I.Neville/Lindell/R.Mercurio + *ROBERT WALTER'S 20TH CONGRESS* and: DJ KEVVY KEV **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$35.00

Fri, 12/4/2015
Warren Haynes and The Ashes & Dust Band CANCELED
The Masonic, San Francisco, CA
http://sfmasonic.com/calendar/
Show: 730PM
$35-$45

Fri, 12/4/2015
The California Honeydrops - Open Dance Floor!
Freight & Salvage , Berkeley, CA
http://www.freightandsalvage.org/event/2015/12/28/month/all/all/1
Show: 8PM
$20 adv / $25 door SOLD OUT

Fri, 12/4/2015
Searching For Beauty In The Darkest Places Part 2: PHUTUREPRIMITIVE, Bass Physics
Social Hall SF, San Francisco, CA
http://www.socialhallsf.com/events/all
Show: 9PM
$20-$22

Fri, 12/4/2015
HUSHCONCERTS, SF FUNK, & 1015 FOLSOM PRESENT GIORGIO MORODER, DJ Dan, DAVID HARNESS, Anthony Mansfield, Motion Potion, DJ Dials, EUG, King Most, Marky, Freddy, Steve Fabus, Mozghan, Matt Haze, Shouts!
1015 Folsom , San Francisco, CA
http://1015.com/calendar/
Show: 930PM
$25-$35

Fri, 12/4/2015
Stu's End-of-the-Year Showcase-Stu Allen & Mars Hotel "Grateful Dead" **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 9PM
$16-$18

Fri, 12/4/2015
*STEPPIN'* - 9pm - 1:15am] (Fillmore Nasty Funk) & DJ K-OS (FREEE before 9:00pm) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10 -$15

Fri, 12/4/2015
LA PELANGA EN LA MISSION: BUYEPONGO, Aluna, La Pelanga DJs **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$12-$15

Fri, 12/4/2015
North Bay Hootenanny Presents: Rainbow Girls, Timothy O'Neil Band **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$8

Fri, 12/4/2015
Broun Fellinis
with the Color Ensemble - Music of Color Presents: An Avant-Garde Portrait of Repression
East Side Arts Alliance, Oakland, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/144236275931042/
Show: 8PM
$13-$15

Fri, 12/4/2015
Wormhole SF Bay Area presents DAT SCIENCE, MAD ZACH, RUSS LIQUID, Hecka, PAINT World Debut (Tsuruda x Huxley Anne), Secret Recipe Music World Debut (formerly Intellitard), Stone Cactus **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$12

Fri, 12/4/2015
!!! (Chk Chk Chk) WITH:
STEREOLAD
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$19-$21

Fri, 12/4/2015
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL - Married neo soul duo
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$34-$69

Sat, 12/5/2015
ROBERT WALTER'S 20th CONGRESS (** LATE-NIGHT AFTER-PARTY **) [1am til 4:30am] @ Boom Boom Room **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 1AM
$20

Sat, 12/5/2015
Hot Buttered Rum, One Grass Two Grass **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Sat, 12/5/2015
North Mississippi Allstars
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$20

Sat, 12/5/2015
Rex Foundation Benefit: Steve Kimock's Tribute to Jerry Garcia w/Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane, Bobby Vega, + David Bromberg plus many special guests!
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: $50

Sat, 12/5/2015
Boom Boom Room Presents *DRAGON SMOKE* StantonMoore/I.Neville/Lindell/R.Mercurio + *ROBERT WALTER'S 20TH CONGRESS* and: DJ KEVVY KEV
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$35.00

Sat, 12/5/2015
Zappa Plays Zappa **WIN TICKETS**
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.axs.com/events/279049/zappa-plays-zappa-tickets?skin=warfield&src=AEGLIVE_WWRFLSFO022715VEN001
Show: 8PM
$35-$62

Sat, 12/5/2015
KC' Turners Bazaar Stock w/Paige Clem
Bazaar Cafe, San Francisco, CA
http://www.bazaarcafe.com/
Show: 10AM
FREE

Sat, 12/5/2015
Naive Melodies does LCD Soundsystem **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10

Sat, 12/5/2015
MIPSO **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Sat, 12/5/2015
THE BOOTLEG HONEYS, DIRTY CELLO **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 845PM
$15

Sat, 12/5/2015
Jello Biafra & The Guantanamo School Of Medicine @ Slim's presented by Alternative Tentacles w/ ArnoCorps, Fleshies, Death Hymn No. 9, Russell Clash (DJ set
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 7PM
$18-$20

Sun, 12/6/2015
Moonalice
Club Fox, Redwood City, CA
http://www.clubfoxrwc.com/
Show: 7PM
$10-$14

Sun, 12/6/2015
North Mississippi Allstars
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$20

Sun, 12/6/2015
KFOG's Concert For Kids: Gary Clark Jr., Houndmouth, Greg Holden
The Fox, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/
Show: 7PM
$40-$55

Sun, 12/6/2015
Opening Night! Bill Graham Menorah Day! 40th Anniversary Lighting!!
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 430PM
FREE

Sun, 12/6/2015
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, 12/6/2015
Accion Latina Presents: The 34th Annual Encuentro del Canto Popular: The Sounds of Cuba Libre
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 6PM
$18-$20

Sun, 12/6/2015
The Aimee Mann and Ted Leo Christmas Show WITH JONATHAN COULTON, LIZ PHAIR, AND VERY SPECIAL GUESTS
Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco, CA
http://www.bimbos365club.com/?utm_source=MEL&utm_medium=145997
Show: 830PM
$45

Sun, 12/6/2015
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 before 9:30 /$6 after

Sun, 12/6/2015
Jonathan Richman plus Bunnymilk
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 7PM
$17

Sun, 12/6/2015
CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 815PM
$22-$25

Mon, 12/7/2015
Monday Night Band Free Concert Showcase w/ Adam Theis + special guest Matt Wilson
Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 730PM
FREE

Mon, 12/7/2015
Bill Graham Menorah 2nd Candle Lighting Ceremony at 5:00pm
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 5PM
FREE

Mon, 12/7/2015
The Aimee Mann and Ted Leo Christmas Show
WITH JONATHAN COULTON, LIZ PHAIR, AND VERY SPECIAL GUESTS
Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco, CA
http://www.bimbos365club.com/?utm_source=MEL&utm_medium=145997
Show: 830PM
$45

Tues, 12/8/2015
JASON CROSBY & FRIENDS feat. Stu Allen, Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, Reed Mathis?, Jay Lane & Cochrane McMillan
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$16

Tues, 12/8/2015
LIGHTS & THE MOWGLI'S
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 7PM
$22.50

Tues, 12/8/2015
Charlie Hunter Trio feat. Curtis Fowlkes & Bobby Previte **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$20

Tues, 12/8/2015
A night of reworked Grateful Dead classics and Freaks originals: Alex Bleeker & The Freaks PLAY DEAD!, The Range of Light Wilderness, Big Light **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15-$17

Tues, 12/8/2015
Bill Graham Menorah 3rd Candle Lighting Ceremony at 5:00pm
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 5PM
FREE

Tues, 12/8/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Suresh | FCBD, Wendy Marlatt, May Yang
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$5 -$10/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK

Tues, 12/8/2015
Riptide Annual SFFD Toy Drive feat. Red Meat plus Pine Box Boys plus Nickel Slots
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$18-$20

Tues, 12/8/2015
REVEREND HORTON HEAT, THE BELL RAYS, THE LORDS OF ALTAMONT **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 645PM
$35.00

Tues, 12/8/2015
Puscifer with special guests Luchafer
The Fox, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/
Show: 8PM
$59.50-$79.50

Wed, 12/9/2015
Smoked Out Soul  Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday with specila guest DJ Mancub & residents: ZEBUEL / WILL MAGID / ENRIQUE PADILLIA / PAUL OLIPHANT. You know how we be doin! **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/971649022915112/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10

Wed, 12/9/2015
Alex Bleeker & The Freaks, The Mantles, The Range of Light Wilderness
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8Pm
$15

Wed, 12/9/2015
Bill Graham Menorah 4th Candle Lighting Ceremony at 5:00pm
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 5PM
FREE

Wed, 12/9/2015
BILLY GIBBONS AND THE BFG'S featuring Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, Tyler Bryant
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theregencyballroom.com/events/all
Show: 8PM
$37.50 - $59.50

Thurs, 12/10/2015
HUSHconcerts presents: HUSH ON ICE w/Motion Potion, DJ Zeph
Embarcadero Ice Rink, San Francisco, CA
http://www.hushconcerts.com/
Show: 8PM
$25

Thurs, 12/10/2015
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Christmas Show
Fox Theatre Redwood City, Redwood City, CA
https://foxrwc.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=94
Show: 8PM
$28-$54

Thurs, 12/10/2015
John Brown's Body with The Expanders
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$17-$19

Thurs, 12/10/2015
10TH ANNUAL! Nat Keefe Concert Carnival Feat. members of Hot Buttered Rum, Poor Man's Whiskey, Front Country, and more! **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$20-$35

Thurs, 12/10/2015
Bill Graham Menorah 5th Candle Lighting Ceremony at 5:00pm
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 5PM
FREE

Thurs, 12/10/2015
ISRAEL NASH, Anthony D'Amato **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$10-$13

Thurs, 12/10/2015
METALACHI **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Fri, 12/11/2015
An Evening With Chris Robinson Brotherhood **WIN TICKETS**
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$32.50

Fri, 12/11/2015
John Prine with Ramblin' Jack Elliott **WIN TICKETS**
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$39.50 - $84.50

Fri, 12/11/2015
Not So Silent Night feat. Weezer, Death Cab for Cutie, Bastille, CHVRCHES, Halsey, Foals, Silversun Pickups, X Ambassadors
Oakland Arena, Oakland, CA
http://www.oraclearena.com/venues/detail/oracle-arena
Show: 530PM
$39.50-$69.50

Fri, 12/11/2015
Bill Graham Menorah 6th Candle Lighting Ceremony at 3:00pm
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 3PM
FREE

Fri, 12/11/2015
The Itals **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 930PM
$15-$20

Fri, 12/11/2015
The Higgs & HOT MOUNTAIN DIPS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 9PM
$7

Fri, 12/11/2015
METALACHI **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Fri, 12/11/2015
Handsome Hawk Valentine presents: The Holiday Hop w/Big Sandy And His Fly-Rite Boys and The Rumble Strippers, Vintage Vinyl spun by DJ Tom LG, Classic Burlesque by Miss Savvy plus lots more
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$13

Fri, 12/11/2015
Nick Lowe's Quality Holiday Revue w/Los Straightjackets plus
The Cactus Blossoms
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$30

Fri, 12/11/2015
Emerald Cup Presents Collie Buddz, Plus HIRIE
McNear's Mystic, Petaluma, CA
http://www.mystictheatre.com/
Show: 9PM
$30-$35

Fri, 12/11/2015
HONKY-TONK SHOWDOWN #15: *A Celebration of Classic Country Music* feat. members of the Cramps and Descendents with Doug C & The Blacklisted + Heathen Apostles + JonEmery & The Dry County Drinkers
Plough & Stars, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/948605695198437/
Show: 930PM
$8-$10

Fri, 12/11/2015
HUSHconcerts presents:Bluetech, Lusine, Secret Recipe
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Fri, 12/11/2015
Victor Wooten feat. JD Blair - Five-time Grammy®-winning bassist/composer:
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$34-$65

Sat, 12/12/2015
The Mother Truckers (930p) KEHOE (11:30p)
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://bands.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Sat, 12/12/2015
An Evening With Chris Robinson Brotherhood
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$32.50

Sat, 12/12/2015
Joe Russo's Almost Dead
The FOX, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/
Show: 8PM
$35

Sat, 12/12/2015
Joe Russo's Almost Dead
The Fox, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/
Show:

Sat, 12/12/2015
Lazer Neighbor (Hibbity Dibbity side-project) & STANG **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$10

Sat, 12/12/2015
Bill Graham Menorah 7th Candle Lighting Ceremony at 7:00pm
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 7PM
FREE

Sat, 12/12/2015
The 14th Musical Night in Africa- West African Highlife Band, The Nigerian Brothers, The Kalil Wilson Quartet +Traditional Blessing Libation & Community Drum Circle at 8:30 pm **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 830PM
$12-$15

Sat, 12/12/2015
THE DUSTBOWL REVIVAL, THE WILD REEDS, Leftover Cuties **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Sat, 12/12/2015
KC Turner's Birthday Bash: Glen Phillips, Bobby Bare Jr., + Special Guests
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$27.50 - $47.50/SOLD OUT

Sat, 12/12/2015
THE PINE NEEDLES, BLACK CAT BONE **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Novato, Novato, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/
Show: 845Pm
$10

Sat, 12/12/2015
WAYNE THE TRAIN HANCOCK, DEREK IRVING AND HIS COMBO **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 815PM
$15-$20

Sat, 12/12/2015
Poor Man's Whiskey plus more
McNear's Mystic, Petaluma, CA
http://www.mystictheatre.com/
Show: 830PM
$16-$18

Sat, 12/12/2015
MOONDOG MATINEE **WIN TICKETS**
Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine, CA
http://svl.tunestub.com/shows.cfm
Show: 8PM
$6-$10

Sat, 12/12/2015
Emerald Cup: Rebelution, Collie Buddz, Proteje, Fortunate Youth, John Brown's Body, The Expanders
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
http://theemeraldcup.com/
Show: 11AM
$50-$200

Sat, 12/12/2015
IBOGAINE FOR THE WORLD: A Benefit for Addiction Interruption Resources (AIR) with Mark Karan and Friends feat Robin Sylvester (RatDog), Danny Eisenberg (Ryan Adams, The Mother Hips) & Jim Bogios (Counting Crows)
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 930PM
$22-$102

Sat, 12/12/2015
SCOTT BRADLEE'S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$35-$50

Sat, 12/12/2015
Victor Wooten feat. JD Blair - Five-time Grammy®-winning bassist/composer:
Yoshi's , Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/
Show: 730PM & 930PM
$38-$65

Sun, 12/13/2015
THE WHO - Hits 50 North American Tour 2015 + Joan Jett & the Blackhearts (Rescheduled from 9/23/15)
Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
http://www.coliseum.com/venues/detail/oracle-arena
Show: 730PM
$47-$142

Sun, 12/13/2015
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, 12/13/2015
Bill Graham Menorah Grand Finale! 8th Candle Lighting Ceremony at 5:00 pm
Union Sq., San Francisco, CA
http://www.billgrahammenorah.org/
Show: 5PM
FREE

Sun, 12/13/2015
BONGO LOVE (from Zimbabwe) **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$7-$10

Sun, 12/13/2015
Wampa: Jason Muscat, Jeff Marrs & Adam Shulman **WIN TICKETS**
Doc's Lab, San Francisco, CA
http://www.docslabsf.com/
Show: 630PM
$10

Sun, 12/13/2015
DUB MISSION Bay Area exclusive show featuring legendary champion mc TIPPA IRIE (Saxon Sound System/Lockdown Productions/U.K.) alongside MICKEY BOOPS
(First appearance in the Bay in more than five years!) plus DJ SEP **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$10-$13

Sun, 12/13/2015
Emerald Cup: Beats Antique, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Papadosio, Marv Ellis & WE Tribe
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
http://theemeraldcup.com/
Show: 11AM
$50-$200

Sun, 12/13/2015
2nd Show Added Due to Popular Demand: SCOTT BRADLEE'S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$35-$50

Mon, 12/14/2015
Train: San Francisco Christmas Party
The Fillmore , San Francisco, CA
http://thefillmore.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$50

Tues, 12/15/2015
Hard Working Americans Concert & Holiday Toy Drive feat Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Chad Staehly, Duane Trucks, Jesse Aycock, + Front Country
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$42-$45 /4 day Pass $152

Tues, 12/15/2015
X ( TWO NIGHTS! SUPPORT BILLY ZOOM) + mike watt and the secondmen
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$35.00

Tues, 12/15/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Rafael | Lady G. Schmidt, Ayre Briar, Yvonne Michelle, Parya, Azure
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$5 -$10/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK

Wed, 12/16/2015
*SOUL TRAIN REVIVAL* **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM
$7

Wed, 12/16/2015
Hard Working Americans Concert & Holiday Toy Drive feat Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Chad Staehly, Duane Trucks, Jesse Aycock, + Front Country
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$42-$45 /4 day Pass $152

Wed, 12/16/2015
X ( TWO NIGHTS! SUPPORT BILLY ZOOM) + mike watt and the secondmen
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 8PM
$35.00

Wed, 12/16/2015
Grateful Dead - GaNGSTaMaFONe (featuring David Rosen, Dave Hebert and John Paul McLean, Ezra Lipp) plus David Gans **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/
Show: 8PM
$13

Wed, 12/16/2015
HUSHconcerts presents: HUSH ON ICE w/King Most, Tom Thump
Embarcadero Ice Rink, San Francisco, CA
http://www.hushconcerts.com/
Show: 8PM
$25

Thurs, 12/17/2015
Hard Working Americans Concert & Holiday Toy Drive feat Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Chad Staehly, Duane Trucks, Jesse Aycock, + Jerry Joseph
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 10PM
$42-$45 /4 day Pass $152

Thurs, 12/17/2015
Smoked Out Soul **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomtickets.com/events
Show: 930PM

Thurs, 12/17/2015
GUITARMAGEDDON: GUITARS
-Stu Allen, Chris Haugen, Jules Leyhe, Sean Leahy, Grahame Lesh
Alex Jordan, Ross James, Craig MacArthur, Reed Mathis, Dave Zirbel, Mark Karan, Jeff Miller, Mike Pascale
, Ben Andrews, Derek Brooker, Fred Torphy, Dav
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
http://www.terrapincrossroads.net/events/
Show: 8PM
$20-$22

Thurs, 12/17/2015
Blind Boys of Alabama
Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 730PM
$35-$95

Thurs, 12/17/2015
So Cute! Tour SLOW MAGIC / GIRAFFAGE, Lindsay Lowend, DJ Dials
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theregencyballroom.com/events/all
Show: 8PM
$25-$30

Fri, 12/18/2015
Hard Working Americans Concert & Holiday Toy Drive feat Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Chad Staehly, Duane Trucks, Jesse Aycock+ Jerry Joseph
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$42-$45 /4 day Pass $152

Fri, 12/18/2015
Jazz Iguanas Reunion!+ Rhythm Addicts
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
http://bands.19broadway.com/contact/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$20

Fri, 12/18/2015
The Mother Hips with: Midnight North
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$25

Fri, 12/18/2015
ONE GRASS TWO GRASS, DUSTY GREEN BONES BAND **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 845PM
$10

Fri, 12/18/2015
Blind Boys of Alabama
Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
http://sfjazz.org/events-calendar
Show: 730PM
$35-$95

Fri, 12/18/2015
Ghostface Killah **WIN TICKETS**
New Parish, Oakland, CA
http://thenewparish.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$27.50/VIP $45

Fri, 12/18/2015
T Sisters, John Elliott **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$18-$20

Sat, 12/19/2015
Fishbone **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$22-25

Sat, 12/19/2015
LONESOME LOCOMOTIVE, Blue Lotus **WIN TICKETS**
Brick & Mortar , San Francisco, CA
http://brickandmortarmusic.com/shows.cfm
Show: 9PM
$8-$12

Sat, 12/19/2015
Iconic Funk mastermind, Pee Wee Ellis w/Dave Mathews (keys), John Mader (drums), Curtis Ohlson (bass), Mike Rinta (trombone), Vernon Black (guitar), Fred Ross (vocals), Kitty Margolis (vocals)
Fenix, San Rafael, CA
http://www.fenixlive.com/shows/
Show: 8OM
$20-$25

Sat, 12/19/2015
The Mother Hips Playing 'Later Days' In It's Entirety
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$25

Sat, 12/19/2015
HUSHconcerts presents:MARCH FOURTH & TRAPEZE The Klown, Delachaux, Bobby C Sound TV
Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA
http://www.hushconcerts.com/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Sat, 12/19/2015
Chum's 5 Year Anniversary Show w/Paige Clem
Neck of the Woods, San Francisco, CA
http://www.neckofthewoodssf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$9-$12

Sun, 12/20/2015
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, 12/20/2015
The Christmas Jug Band Family Night - invading Sweetwater for a return to the namesake that was the band's main home turf for 20+ years **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 7PM
$17-$27 Discounted tickets funder 12 & over 65

Sun, 12/20/2015
(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: Crocodiles, Wymond Miles, Paul Bergmann **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$15-$17

Sun, 12/20/2015
Dub Mission: residents DJ Sep and Vinnie Esparza (Groove Merchant) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
FREE before 9:30 /$6 after

Sun, 12/20/2015
THIS IS ALL A DREAM WE DREAMED: A SALUTE TO THE GRATEFUL DEAD w/Pam Brandon, Paige Clem , Doobie Decibel System (Roger McNamee and Jason Crosby), Danny Eisenberg, Henry Kaiser w/ Matt Hartle, Mark Karan, James Nash, Pat Nevins, Mo Sardella, Robin Sylvest
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15-$20

Mon, 12/21/2015
The Christmas Jug Band - Closing Night Party **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$24-$27

Tues, 12/22/2015
Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 - Amar | Amberetta, Lisa Hyde
F8, San Francisco, CA
https://undergroundnomads.wordpress.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$5 -$10/ Free before 9:30 IF YOU ASK

Tues, 12/22/2015
A Gypsy Holiday Bash feat Beso with: El Radio Fantastique, The Crux
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slimspresents.com/calendar/
Show: 8PM
$15-$18

Wed, 12/23/2015
? Smoked Out Soul ? Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday with specila guest Motion Potion & residents: ZEBUEL / WILL MAGID / ENRIQUE PADILLIA / PAUL OLIPHANT. You know how we be doin! **WIN TICKETS**
Monarch, San Francisco, CA
https://www.facebook.com/events/971649022915112/
Show: 930PM
$5-$10

Thurs, 12/24/2015
12th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour: THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA **WIN TICKETS**
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/events
Show: 8PM
$49.50 - $69.50

Sat, 12/26/2015
Monophonics Annual Soulful Social + Gene Washington & The Ironsides **WIN TICKETS**
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Sat, 12/26/2015
Bud E. Luv Christmas Extravaganza (a day late) **WIN TICKETS**
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thechapelsf.com/calendar/
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Sat, 12/26/2015
SOL HORIZON **WIN TICKETS**
Hopmonk Sebastapol, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events/
Show: 845PM
$12

Sun, 12/27/2015
Dead & Company -Two Nights!
Bill Graham Civic , San Francisco, CA
http://www.apeconcerts.com/bill-graham-civic/
Show: 7PM
$75.00

Sun, 12/27/2015
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, 12/27/2015
Dub Mission: DJ Sep with special guests Robert Rankin' and Spliff Skankin' (Massive Sound Int'l/KPFA/KFJC/KKUP) **WIN TICKETS**
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
FREE before 9:30 /$6 after

Sun, 12/27/2015
THE WHITE PANDA
Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theregencyballroom.com/events/all
Show: 9PM
$20-$25

Sun, 12/27/2015
The 1975, Swim Deep
The Fox, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/
Show: 8PM
$30




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